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   Daily News (Newspaper) - January 15, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 5424641 State Library Education Building narrisbivrrr ILY pa VOL 47 MINX CENTI FEBCOPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UMON PA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15 19691 Phone 6434O4O NO 298 LBJ Gives Budget Challenge To Nixon Reds Plan Manned Space LinkUp Carrier Hit By Fire Blasts 24 Dead 17 Missing PEARL HARBOR Machinists mate Girard Trahn stared with disbelief into a 20foot deep hole in the fireand explosiontorn flight deck of the nuclear carrier USS Enterprise Board Assembles Tussey OKs Fluoride Pill Plan Directors of the T ussey Moun tain School District last evening gave approval to starting a flu oride pill plan for youngsters in the Tussey Mountain District The plan which calls for chil dren participating to take one pill per day throughout the en tire school year is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Health A letter lo Supervising Prm cipal Harry Alcorn from Doris E Same regional dental hy gienisl of the headquarters in Lewistown staled that five school districts in Somerset County are already participat ing in this plan and that two Bedford County Districts Northern Bedford and Chest nut Ridge have begun the pro gram Each tablet contains one mil Ik gram of fluoride and this daily consumption during the 180day school year is estimated to res Continued On Page Two At Marklcsbitrg Treece Is Installed By Firemen Gerald L Treece Hopewell Township school bus owner operator was installed Monday evening for his second consecu tive tenm as president of the Martdesburg Volunteer Fire Thank God he said They moved me out of that compart ment last week SooL and grime covering his clothes from hours of firefight ing the 23yearold sailor from Central Falls RI was among dozens of crewmen who narrow ly escaped death or serious injury Tuesday when explosions and fire swept the Big E the worlds largest warship The Navy said today 24 men were killed 17 were missing and 35 injured Identities were withheld while families were eing notified The 90000ton Enterprise re urned to Pearl Harbor showing the scars of the tragedy which one shipyard worker said put it n the worst condition he had ieen any ship since World War Russia Has 4 Cosmonauts In Orbit MOSCOW Three Soviet cosmo nauts rode a Soynz spacecraft today into earth orbit and maneuvers leading to a Jinkup with Shalalov in Vladimir Soyuz 4 launched Tuesday Western experts predicted the Soviets would launch more Soyuz vehicles soon and al would lock together and begin forming a space station circling the earth The four Soviet cosmonauts all on their first space missions matched the group of four US Gemini astronauts in 1965 as the largest contingent of spacemen in orbit al capsules the rendezvouzed but did not link together Tass said Shatalov watched from his craft as Soyuz 5 sped into orbit Au revoir in outer space he called to the three newcomers hurtling toward him Continued On Page Two No Change In Fosters Condition once In two Gemini fliers If successful the linkup will be the first between two manned space vehicles and may lead to an immediate try for one of the Soyuz 5 cosmonauts to join Shatalov in Soyuz 4 in an unprecedented space transfer The Soviet news agency Tass said the three newest cosmon Col Boris Volynov Alexei Eliseyev and Lt Col Yevgeny esta No change was noted today in b5sned enmmuniration In District Band Festival DORIS GRACEY he condition of Wallace R Fos er 49 Alexandria RD 1 who vas severely bealen over the lead with a steel rod during a robbery at a Waterstreet ervice station early Sunday morning Foster remains in extreme y critical1 condition at the Conemaugh Valley Hospital at ohnslown The robbery victim underwent additional surgery yesterday a tracheotomy The r a t h e r mi nor operation involves the cut ting of an opening into the wind pipe in order to ease breathing Foster underwent emergency surgery at the hospital on Sun day afternoon Following the op eration the neurosurgeon listed the Morris Township man in extremely critical condition Meanwhile State Police con tinue tn plug away at an all e iiisuiiHuiuM ceret jnvcstigaUon nf he baffling part of the iparic hPim bimonthly meeting of the com pany held at Hie fire hall in Mar klesburg John Hegedus a mem her of Ihe company and also a member of the Huntingdon County Sunday School Associaj tion served as the installing of ficer for the event Solomon G N o r r i s an em ploye of Fouses Dairy Markles burg was installed as fire chief for Ihe new year He suc ceeds E Levain Fouse in this position Fouse having resigned after serving the company Continued On Page Three case leads are bein Continued On Page Seven INSIDE THE NEWS Almanac 6 Ann Landers 0 Along The Juniata 13 Classified Ads 19 Comics 17 Crossword Puzzle 19 Columnists 8 Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Society And Club News M SjmrLs 4 Soyuz A and they started a program of joint experiments in space Tass said Soyuz 5 had attained the same angle to the equator as Shatalov 51 degrees confirming the linkup exper iment was on Soyu 5 was circling the earth once every minutes and 12 seconds 27 seconds slower than Shatalov in Soyuz 4 Todays cosmonauts achieved an orbit ranging from 124 to 147 Continued On Page Eight Armour Cow Is First In Class An Ayrshire cow in the class ification for five years and over captured first place for ils own er Robert M Armour of Roll ing Hills Farm of Mount Union RD 1 during judging at the Pennsylvania Farm Show In other division competition entries by Armour placed well in the spirited competition One entry was fourth for cows three years and under four a second for a cow four years and under five and third for open get of sire Armour entries were also fourth for dairy herd fourth for best three females third for pro Continued On Page Seven Direct Campnign ln Juniuta 2 Business Leaders Will Spearhead Juniata Drive RJCHARD COFFMAN Two Huntingdon business men Donald G Everhart and Richard C Coffman have been named CoOiaiimen of Region IV the Juniata Valley of fhe Juniata College Margin of Difference capita campaign Everhart president of ReevesParvin Company is a 1949 graduate of Juniataj while Coffman vice president and general manager of the Cj H Miller Co received a BS from Juniata in 1950 Both men have been active in Juniata alumni and financial drives in the past The Margin of Difference campaign is designed to raise by Juniaias cen tennial year of 197ft To date in just over four months of so Continued On Three DONALD EVERHART JACK RUSSELL At Luncheon Meet Arrow Co Officials Give Report A Portrait of growth1 of Cluett Peabody and Company Incwas presented at noon yes terday to an interested group of Huntingdon leaders The occasion was the annual visit to Huntingdon of officers of The Arrow Company a divi sion of Cluett Peabody Host for the luncheon meeting was W Clark McNeal manager of The Arrow Company plant on the Huntingdon Industrial Park Norherl G Schmidt president of The Arrow Company was present at the luncheon held al Mole 22 Restaurant and told the Huntingdon group we try not tobe averaged and we try to be unusually motivated He hen called on Robert M Dale vice president in charge of manufacturing for The Ar row Company who presented a slide program dealing with the growth of Cluetl Peabody During the presentation he pointed out lhat a number of newcompanies have become part of Cluett Peabody including Atlantic Products Spring City Knitting Alabama Textile and Van Raalle Just recently the corporation added the Great American Knit ting Mills and Val Mode Continued On Page Eight Retailers Hold Meet The first session of the new year lor the Mount Union Re tailers was held on Tuesday af ternoon at Motel 22 Restaurant Chairman Luther Parks pre sided during the luncheon meet ing held at one oclock Various items of business rel ative to the new year were transacted at this time A discussion was held as to future promotions and ideas to promote business in the com munity tt was suggested that mem bers of the Retail Committee should be called by pihone prior to the meetings as a reminder Mrs Grace Rnox and Luther Parks volunteered their ser vices A committee consisting of Mike Dimoff Robert Goodman and Miss Jean Price was ap Continued On Eight DEBBIE LASHINSKY Tliree From Tussey In Baud Event Three members of the Tussey Mountain High School Band have been selected to partici pate in the Central Western District Band Festival For the second successive year the host school will be the Bishop Mc Cort High School in Johnstown The three Tussey students all members of the senior class are Doris Gracey Debbie Lashinsky and Jack Russell Doris who is bhe daughter of Mr and Mrs William Gracey of Main Street Rpbertsdale will play the snare drum At Tussey she is vice president of the band a trie chor us and stage band and the Na tional Honor Society She is al so a faculty secretary and 3 member of the girls basketball team Debbie who is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Pete Lashin sky of Six Mile Run RD will play the clarinet At Tussey she was a member of the recent senior play cast is also a fac ulty secretary and is a mem ber of the girls basketball team Jack Hie son of Mrs John Russell and the lale John Rus sell of Morris Street Saxlon will play the trombone At Tus sey he is president of lie band a member of the senior play cast and Is a member of the stage band Host for this years festival will be S Samuel Signorino in strumental director at Bishop McCorl Guest conductor will be Edward T Ham founder and director of the School Band of America The three Tussey sludenls will be taken to Johnstown by Richard C Shoemaker director of music at Tussey on Thurs day morning Jan 16 Public concerts will be presented by the band in the Bishop McCort High School Auditorium on Fri Continued On Page Five Penn Central Must Continue To Run No 50 HARRISBURG UPI The Public Utility Commission said today it has been advised that the Penn Central Railroad must continue two passenger trains serving Pittsburgh Philadel phia Harrisburg and nine other points in the state The Interstate Commerce Commission ICC notified the PUC of rejection of a Penn Central petition to reconsider an order denying the railroads proposal to discontinue The Ad miral from Chicago to N e w York and the Fort Pitt from Pittsburgh to Chicago The Admiral Train No 50 easlbound stops at Hunt ingdon at am seven days per week The PUC had objected to the service curtailments on grounds there was sufficient patronage to keep the trains running In addition to Pittsburgh Harrisburg and North Philadel phia the eastbound serves Greensburg Johnstown Altoona Tyrone Huntingdon Lewistown Lancaster Coates ville and Paoli Stops are madej by the PittsburghChicago Fortj Pitt at Rochester and Beaver Falls Joint Meet Held Saxton Plant Could Be Bid March 1 Six Saxton Borough council men and a pair of Liberty Town ship supervisors met in special session of the borough council lo hear from Robert Donahue of Tracy Engineers Lemoyne the progress of the plans for the Saxton sewage treatment plant Present were councilmen Vernon Fluke Thomas Stoler Ralph Carbaugh Ralph Moore Harry Nolestine and William Territo Liberty Township sup ervisors Samuel Brumbaugh and Elvin Hoover township sec retary Chalmer Reed Saxtons Mayor Olin Horlon Maintenance Foreman Homer Carbaugh Sec retary Mrs S F Elder and Donahue The engineer stated that the letter Saxton had received from Harrisburg that all future com munications and actions on the sewage treatment project were to be sent to the office of legal counsel Department of Health was probably a form letter and that Tracy Engineers had not received such notification in re gard to the Saxton project Donahue affirmed that he would call Harrisburg to repeat what Lhe bureau had already re Continued On Page Five County To Send 8 Next Month For Induction Huntingdon County Draft Board No 75 today was di rected to send eight men for induction in February Notices will be sent out to day ordering the men to re port for induction on Thurs day Feb 6 at 8 pm They will travel to New Cumber land Army Depot via train Surplus Looms If Surcharge Is ReEnacted WASHINGTON UPI President Johnson today proposed a record billion budget and asserted that every dollar was needed to meet Americas minimum requirements in the quest for peace justice and prosperity In the final budget message of his five year presidency he threw down what amounted to a challenge to his Republican successor Richard M Nixon anc to the Democraticconfroilea Congress to find any place to economize on his spending proposals without jeopardizing national security or the econo my Johnsons budget for the 1970 fiscal year beginning next July 1 forecast a billion surplus But achievement of the surplus which would ease the credit pinch and relieve inflationary pressures was conditioned on Congress approving billion in proposed taxes Without them there would be an billion deficit His cliief tax proposal tentatively supported by Nixon for a oneyear billion extension of the 10 per cent surcharge on individual and corporation income taxes which Congress enacted last year The special fax is now scheduled to expire June 30 Nixon Goes Along Nixon said from his vacation retreat at Key Biscayne Fla that he would go along with the proposed extension for the present at least reserving the right to review the question after he moves into the White House next Monday He reiter ated what he said often during the election the tax should be removed as soon as a reduction in Vietnam war costs or an easing of inflationa ry pressures will permit Johnson anticipated mis posi tion by urging Congress to provide Nixon with authority to reduce or remove the tax whenever he saw fit Continued On Page Eight for Connlrticl ion Raystoivii Request Is Huntingdon County received a direct goodbye from President Lyndon B Johnson today as the outgoing leader requested million to continue construction of the Raystown Reservoir pro ject This is the largest amount ev er requested for the multipur pose river project and this year it is the largest public works construction request in the Commonwealth Pennsyl vania Official groundbreaking for the Raystown Reservoir will be held on Friday January 24 and actual construction will start as soon as weather conditions per mit Johnsons request for the Raystown is part of 5385 million for water projects in Pennsyl vania in fiscal J970 This is over SB million more than he request ed last year Also included in t h e public works list was for inves tigative work in the Susque hannaRiver Basin which in cludes the Juniata River and million for continued land ac quisition and construction at Tocks Island on the Delaware River The Greene Construction Com pany of Des Moines Iowa holds a general construc tion contract for the reservoir Continued On Page Five Wins Affection Cheers With Address LBJ Urges Congress To Extend His Great Society WASHINGTON UPI Leb us continue Lyndon B Johnson begged a grieving nation in his first presidential appearance before Con gress in the sad November of 1963 Thy failure lo continue his programs he said in his final ap pearance as President would bring tragedy Brumbaugh Is Chairman Of Conference Harold B Brumbaugh vice president development of Jun iala College is chairing the an nual conference of District II American Alumni Council in Lancaster today through Friday District II includes 960 mem bers representing 356 colleges universities and private schools and the convention is being held at the Host Farm Resort Mo tel Brumbaugh this year is serv ing as chairman of District II and is presiding al the primary business meetings at the con clave Dr Vincent M Bariielt Jr of Colgate Univer sity was the keynote speaker last evening The convention program in cludes lectures discussions workshops and panels covering all phases of college alumni work Those in attendance include Continued On Page Five Mercury Drops To 18 The U Weather Bureau ob server said the minimum tem perature reading in Huntingdon last night was 18 The maximum reading in the borough yester day was 35 The reading at am to day also was 18 No precipitation was recorded during the preceding 24hour period for our nation A lired Commander in Chief in his last days in office sadder more than any of you know that peace evaded his from Congress Tuesday night the affection and cheers that had evaded him in his last years in office Almost powerless now he asked Congress to extend his Great to it by name for the first time in many for model cities more for housing medi cal care for lhe young more for job training 13 per cenl more for those on Social Secur ity pensions Continued On Pagr Eight Beaver In New Post The promotion of R Franklin Beaver to the position of non corrosive products factory sup erintendent at the Huntingdon plant of Owens Corning Fiber glas Corporation was announced today by Roy J Hess plant manager The appointment be came effective January 1 In this position hewill head up tank manufacturing at the Huntingdon Fibenglas facility He succeeds Robert G Pistole who was recently appointed manager non corrosive pro ducts manufacturingN Beaver became associated with Fiberglas at Huntingdon in 1951 He then held several re sponsible positions includ ing quality control inspector Continued On Page Three Huntingdon Jaycees To Mark Week Final plans for the observ ance of Jaycee Week from January J through January 25 were outlined last night at the regular business meeting of Hie Huntingdon Area Jaycee Chap ter held al the Huntingdon Community Center Charles Grove chairman gave a report on plans for the special week which will be highlighted by a dinner meet ing on Tuesday January 21 A distinguished service award will be presented to a leading the dinner Special efforts will be made to tell The Jaycee Story dur ing the week Grove em phasised First Vice President Arthur R Neary presided during the business meeting last night In other action the Jaycees approved a number of projects for the coming months The chapter will again conduct the Amblyopia program ths Easter Egg Hunt and will erect the Easter Cross Approval was also given for the development of a second Continued On Page Eight Huntingdon citizen at THE WEATHER Variable cloudiness and not quite us cold today A few scattered snow flurries ending today High in be low to mid dle 30s Fair and coid tonight Low in the 20s Thursday part ly cloudy and milder High in the 36s Cloudy and mild Fri day with rain likely   

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