Altoona Mirror, November 18, 1977

Altoona Mirror

November 18, 1977

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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - November 18, 1977, Altoona, Pennsylvania CITY EDITION The Circulation of the Altootu Mirror Yesterday Eltoona SIRittot. VOL. 135 Th9 Weather ToultlM Lingering [lurries. Low in llic 20's. Saturday 1'aiily Binmy. High in llic 40's. KepoH. I'ngr PHONK 911-7171 ALTOONA, 1'A., FRIDAY KVKNING, NOVEMBER 18, 1917, PRICK 1'H'KNTY CUNTS KDWARD BKliKNING of Cleveland examines the strong right arm of his 17-month-old son, Jamie. Bruening Spent four days in the hospital with-a fractured jaw after Jamie hit him with a roundhouse right while the two ________________were engaged in a little horseplay. (UPI) Residents, Blair Gan't on Seneca North Agr< Senate Votes to Increase Income, Business Taxes Allegheny County, t'.ie former? majority leader who quil the] post !asl summer rath or lhan vote for a budjvu Miai increased taxes.' i Nolan recently presented the leaders the budget he wanted a .1 percent increase in the 2 percent, personal income tax instead of the .1 or '.3 percent hike tlicy favored. And early Thurstlnv morning the Democratic leaderships, State. Corniiin forced to vote fort lie tu It desperate for the state money, Tu Aid Schools The lax hikes, combined with a million new utility iax and budget cuts the Senate plans to enact next week, will provide million Pennsyl- vania's 31 state-related educa- tional institutions have been proposaljcratie caucus who have consist-: contains n lax break Oat university is cmly supported new Mxoslbusmrcs had lobbied for ami is threatened to withdraw iheirjcMimated to cost tlte state support for the same reason. million this year mid SCO And al one poiiii Thursday [million next year. lion of budget cms anil lapsed at several unptn- ptialiuns to siale-rt'lak'tl insti- tutions' which nrc still on the Senile calendar. fruslraled m all other attempts wailing tor since July I I lo settle the tax The proposal passed S Eight, agreed (o plan. precisely the number of i Subelirer: 'A Sad Day9 Sen. Rolxwt C. is fiivcit back la (lie jwo- oot.M briirj; money into (he. the Get GOP Held To accomoddie Nolan Democrats had to make ness pay a larger sliure taxes a 1.5 percent hike the 9.5 percent corporate votes needed, the uilfets without raising laxes. Uni lie said the sine's ceo- lilt H.J kit) It I Lt vULJIUi tlllT I1C1 income tax. The jucrense Mo_n' 'cost business million i year. Altoona, voted no yesterday oii'Ple (lf Pennsylvania." he siid. tax package passed Hie tux package is the Senate's u 11 'ihp hill HiL-fc ihft aitemjn to fund ihc bjilfiet plus hucj. thc ilousc and kov, Miltoii' s Tne appropriations for the state imj-l 'the lax nackiiuc he said, befote it becomes law. sonal income tax from 2 to aml [KlsseU y-swks it to InisiruSs." ami ihu House was expected (o [percent, slams business wilfuhe summer and enrly fall. The [means will pull out of the taxjn 1.5 increase in the now goes to the House.TcmLsylvanUi, new industry will nottttc is lax package he debate HOLLIDAYSBURG -Williams-, County officials couldn't burg and Woodbury guarantee, residents who oppose the transfer Staff Responsibility of Blatr County's juvenile deten- tion facilities to the old Camp AJanaFwffi feel ttiat county als aren't heeding their plaints. Thirteen residents yesterday afternoon met with the county commissioners and county juve- Six Senate Democrats voted against the plan. Gorman and; Sen, Charles Dougherty Philadelphia were its only ceive that guarantee, tiiey he-.'the pugnacious former labor "Came by Busload" came somewhat angry with theHeader. the Senate Thursday! The agreement county officials, and charged the------------ paraie n U to 11 Sen. J1 percem. imt move in, mul the unemjiloy- mcnl rolls will lie Michael McCalpin of the Blair County Juvenile Parole and Pro- _, responsibility, of the juvenile fice staff to say who goes in the facility. Mr. McCalpin said he is sure that violent individuals will not title officers En the Highland Hal! Courthouse Annex and asked the county officials to give them a guarantee that no youth charged wilh rape, robbery, burglary or theft would be placed in the pro- posed detention or shelter be placed al Seneca North, hut will RO to the Cambria Detention Home. His office has not written any guidelines for ad- missions to Seneca North. commissioners with ignoring (fie opinions of S70 area residents who signed petitions against the transfer of Ihe detention facili- ties. Certain ol Action Thomas Burkholder, whose home is near the Seneca North house which is used for deten- tion, said. "We k new you a i e going to put it through." "We'll tell it 10 you straight. We' re going to wa tch eve ry nove. We can't slop it now, fownsmp. The residents, led by Attorney j prove to us it isn't what you say _. Rea, wanted something in it is, and we're going to take ac- facility, to be leased from that would guarantee the Mr. Burkhclder said. u of 'he residents Blair County Commissioner Seneca North last year pur-jl'amsburg and Woodbury Town- Colson E. Jones, who did most o( ,Ke for the wimmis. When Ihe residents did not re-lsioners, said it was "great" that Mr. Burkholder and other residents 'intended to "watch facility. "It's your tax Mr. Jones said. Then the commissioner asked, "Does anybody have an alterna- tive No Suggestions The citizens' group had no al- ternative location for the home. One woman sajd, "Someplace else." Another said "near to Hoi- PennDOT Adds 3 Area Projects Issue Is Jobs Sen. Jubclirer'said tliis -said the he voted no IJCIMUSC "the No. ttiino fie slid when issu; is jolis, ami Ihe las the passed late this Sum-'Senjte passftl docs everything tn Iironiisea" Shapp and I ;oicr, "It's a sad day for the draw johs out ol Pcrmsvtamia." k'adership. whn Tuture of J Sen. Jubelircr it Pomisyl- promised lav reform for hu-iiuc-ss is__ clobbered had a healthier economy H (Continued on 3, column 'Breach oE l'j 'Hie lux is n Threel t road projects in Al-jmus street in "II1J tpona, Martinsburg and Northlbe closed at a cost of more than: COUrts are I Woodbury Township have been with 953 comine from Robert Knepp was concerned added to PenaDOT's work list [federal funds. for this year, it was announced! Thursday night at the Blairl Doesn I Happen Often 1948 LEB. IGYPT 1949 EGYPT County Planning Commission meeting. Stephen W. Kerr, transporta- tion planner for the commission, said that PennDOT has ap- Kerr said if doesn't hap-; that Seneca North would not on-t !y accept Blair County children, but also children [rom Hunting- don and Centre counties. _v_. ____ proved for inclusion on its "105 gram. PennDOT accepted program" three road projects recommendations, which were recommended by the county planning unit. The three are relatively pen often that PennDOT takes- He suggested Blair County pur- the advice of the Blair Planning'chase service outside of Blair for Commission, but in (fie case ofldetention of this county's juve-, the safer off-system road pro-jniles as Huntingdon and other expensive safety improvements on "off-system" or Jocal roads. The projects added to the PennDOT work list include: Road 339 in North Woodbury Township, to elimi- nate a bridge arid a curve by constructing a rein- forced box culvert and a new roadway, costing with coming from the federal government. Avenue bridge near Waterloo Road, Al toon be widened at a cost of wilh coming from the safer oEf-system road program. Route 07021 near Canoe Creek and if any of the approved pro- grams can'i be completed, Penn- Beverly Lieberrnan was PennDOT had wanted to use'kecause the commissioners, and the county's off-system officials could provide money to perform work answers or guarantees. Sadat prayed today Stil! Talking Commissioner C. Richard h-111 pointed out lhat the contract s program will be added [between the county and Seneca to the off-sysrem road programitfonh is still being discussed, andi one of the- major discussion Mr. Kerr said the commission points is the admission policy at submitted recommendations foi three separate projects because it spread Ihe money in differ- ent areas of the county, and it enabled three safety hazards to be corrected, thus j most out of the smafl money available. Public officials responsible for road programs in Altoona, Mar (Continued on page 3, column 1) Israel's bortlcrs hitvi; changed .significantly since Israel's fornuition its a sUte in 1918. (Ul'l) Arabs Oppose Sadat's Israeli Visit By United Press International in an apparent Arab coals were notMerusalem's Egyptian President Anwarngainst the visit. No casualtiesisubverted. Walled City, cap-.turning from Uamnsrus, wliTf- jturcd Israel in 1967. hie conferred with Syrian reported. Thursday a1 President Carter saiJ m< Repin said hn honed to Assad, mosque in thc Suci Canal explosion '1C spoke v.'ith'privately with Kadal and of Ismatli for (he success of his.'Egyplian Embassy in Damas- President Anwar.a real i 36-hour visit to .lerusalem also without casualties. hope] the facility. Mr.' McCalpin said that his VTice has vet to prepare admis- sion guidelines, hut noted that Renerally the county staff would getting thelnot place violent persons in the ,H amount of facility at Seneca North. cility The proposed home al Seneca N'orth would not be for secure detention. It would not have bars (Continued'on page 3, column 2) saiil he wns not ronvini'cd and [irovnke fde institute and The purpose of Ihe Or he could an not disclosed officially, hut uplit-av.its" in tlte lion (l-'AA) it will obviously ciehalc East. operate n helicopter service. upcoming trip to the Jewish1 The Egyptians, under fire The final FAA inspection ol statc- [from Syria and olher .nrtMhe tKe Penn-Air equipmcnl nud fa- Security Heavy Arabs, insisted Sadat docs nntjciliiies at ihc airport was con- Opposition to Ihe trip u-asiWcnd to hicak ranks with his dueled Thursday. expected only from srcking n separate jMohieddin. rbairman of thcjpcace accord wilh Israel. Progressive, Unionisll A povernmcnl simemen 206 hdirnptcr. The j Alliance Paity. Hut Kcivcrnnicnl bro.idcasl Thursday from CairnlcrafI has a maximum cruise Penn-Air wili use a four- (plus pilot) Hell Jet would Sadat will parly Arab demfinds campaign for Israeli speed of HO miles per hour, and a maximum non-slop rnnfic ol miles. Plane Crashes Near Claysburg A Imp-engine plane crashed on ih? IMTI of Mr. and Mrs. James Claar of RD 1 at p.m. yester- day. The Aern Comminder-model plane piloted hi1 William forgen. 52 o' Spring City. Chester County. Mr. Burgen was taken to Nason Hospital and later trans- ferred tn Alloona Hospital. He ivas listed in critical con- dition in the hospital's intensive-cjre unit this morning. Stale police at Bedford repoil lhat Mrs. Claar to the window and saw the left uing tr.uch Ihe ground as the pilK tried to turn left to avcid the house. Mrs. Claar said the wing then broke or; and the plane skidded side- wajs and smashed into a large tree on the property. The owner ol the plane was as Robert Buss of Elverson, Chester County. The plane was valued at (mm. Police report (hit the cause of the accident was un- known. officials said (his insignificant, since has only two deputies in Ironi occupied lands f 360-memher parliamcnl. jand Ihc restoration ol Pulestini-j Its maximum carrying load, The Israelis today prepared when he incfltslincludlnj; people and carRn. is an unprecedented security afternoon with Ihe 120 approximately pounds, for .Sadat's ,16-hour slay, sur- members of the KncssclTi The helicopter service will he passing protection Riven s parliament. Iprovidcd on n charter ni President Richard Nixon nnd- Sadat lor m ally ,-icoqitrd'lhe rate of S23fi per hour o[ Pope Paul VI. An TipyrtianjBegin's invitation to visillHijjhl time, with special rales jdekgation was arriving to Jerusalem Thursday after re-lavailablc lo contract customers 'coordinate arrangements. The Israelis hunp nui more itbnn 2.000 hastily sown Huyp- tian (lags, an army hand Jrchcar.scd ihe Hpyptwo jal anihcm and diplomats [wrest led with niceties of; promcol for the leader of a] officially at war with Israel. Prime Minister Mcnafiem Begin summoned his catrir.cti into a special session to discuss1 Israel's strategy. In the Mirror today Expert claims divorces seasonal .......Page 11 Runaway truck kills area man ........Page 29 Benson may sign wilh Giants..........Page 30 First Since ISIS j Sadat will be the first Arab leader to visit the Jewish [since its founding in 1945. He is, to address Israel's parliament' jSunday and pray at the silver-) cnmed Al Aksa Mosque, one o( Islam's holiest shriws, in Amusements .5-1-25 Area News Classified Ads Comics............28 Crossword Puzzle .12 Editorial ...........8 lloroscoiirs ........27 N.V. Jlarkcfs......13 Sporfs ..........30-S1 The Doctor Says ...1ft Totlay With (iotl ....8 Women's Features ;