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Daily News (Newspaper) - January 25, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434O40 or 5424641 THE NEWS State Library Education Buildinc VOL 17 CEVli COPT HinVTINGDOX AJVD MOUNT UMON PA SATUKDAY JANUARY 251969 Raystown Project Starts With Blast Leaders As County Starts New Era LcacirTs a yesterdays historic groundbreaking cere mcuie for Rsysiown Darn and Reservoir are shown be fore she iarge scale drawing of the project which is sched uled be in 5973 Le to right sre John B presider of Huntingdon Business and Industry sd o ceremonies Congressman J Irving Multi Purpose Reservoir Cost Exceeds Million By JAMES D HUNT Daily News City Editor At seven minutes and 15 seconds after the hour of four oclock Friday afternoon the Kaysf town Era auktally opened in Huntingdon County with a small blast high atop a barren ridge above the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River Bitter Arctic Cold Wave Is Pushing East Secret Agenda Tndny Nixon Ends Arctic air so cold it brought j Umpermire readings in the i teens to the Deep South pressed for dy took Week With A large group of county residents many who had threatening to years to bring ihe project to fruition watched from a VlCl Talks field on me opposite side of the river as the dramatic event freeze j place warnings were j Cold wave issued for As they watched the symbolic blasting they were aware ofVailey and bulldozers high atop the mountain to their left in clearing the area for ihe full start of cons the right a demolition crew was leveling one of and homes that lined the Branch for many years i Dearly 12 inches of rain put his imprimatur on them ey were awre art inT WhS ft busily engaged stalcs as a dome way he besan hv hiking struction while to alr the Vietnam In between he f the od of mes II Whslley guest speaker C1 William J Lavs Baltimore District Engineer Jce Judge vice president of the Green Construction Company of DOS Moires Iowa Rober Ander son chairman of ihe Raystown Dam Committee for HB and i pnd Arthur R Xearv past president of HB I who macie a special presentation to Ren Whalley The official groundbreaking took place near the of the breast of the dam which will create a recreation pool inches nearly of water 27 miles in length with a flood pool of almost 40 raillfa1 for the Security Council1 OtT The blast was a climax of a day of official ceremonies for Five congressmen fromonly a few hours after he got io the start of the dam j Northern California have asked work in Ihe White House Xiron juie governor to declare theconferred with the secretaries Colonel William J Love put the moment in historic perislaie a disasler because of of state and defense and other spective when he pointed out that the US Armv Corps of En On Page Twelve of lie council I Ending Mine Months Of Preparation Quest For Vietnam Peace Under Way Deserter cks pincers first considered the Rayslown Branch as a potential for a flocd control dam in topographic surveys in 140 years before the groundbreaking It had to be a poignant moment for George M Miller chief engineering division of the Baltimore District US Army of Engineers He was one of the men who was given tiie honor of pushing tiie detonator for the blast Forty years earlier Miller in his firs assignment with the US Loses 1000th Helieopter SAIGOX UP American MAMI servicemen Todays agenda was top secret but a certain topic of discussion was Ihe result of the first session of the expanded Paris talks Because of the time difference Nixon and his advisers will have received preliminary reports from chief negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge by the time the council met First News Conference Whatever is decided at Ihe on a hijacked ID PAHI5 iUPI Participants in the Vietnam took ineir sesrch for peace io a Paris con ference laoje today The Communist Viet Cong opened the historic meeting bv demsndiiie the South Vietnamese government be overthrown pansssns fought with Foreign Evening ScJiool 49 Gises On Roster For Grand Jury groundbreaking Col abouiiBailimore Engineer noted from the speakers platfi line Vietnam War while the field Kaystowri Branch thai as iar as Continued On Page Two orm plxh US fighterbomber of the his first news conference President live Continued On Page Five country i I just gave them my name Imy rank and my serial number said one ot s service men questioned the Salvation Army Officers Say Their Kev fiisitt was hijacked by a long haired youth who said he was a iXavy deserter and did not want District Attcrnev Xewion C ic fih in he War i Mnvp s Iraarnanons 43 ca fop All 3S passengers including ISj Cener wnere rriar1n n a r2Pn servicemen were flown to The Hjrtirrreion Aduh or ne ne session o iions a niidmorn Miami esrly today The crew of nd csskei with the 01 nunungGon County Court on Monday of a Kentucky man Henry Csboi Looie he chief Thiny jurors hve been diaccompanied by his widow flew ervi iour cays o regirBton ns imrty jurors have oen di sxprejsed bySheriff Robert Xorris ample cooonunity iongsjed 0 report am for duty sisn up for me nVv siate o L centeron the grand iurpsnel cjses ir District Attorney Taylor said l i1 ne ni thst the grand jurors may be in Yer rj session two days in order handle the heavv work load Support Excels In Yule Effort Salvation Army Captain Sandra Ryan oifi Mount Uniou Leaders Are Named The helicopter an AH1 Cobra gunsuip was shot down by 50 caliber machine gun fire 35 miles from Saigon Its two pilots survived the crash and were recovered in a darins maneuver Spokesmen said two col Fred Radle 110 West Milford SSTaStS haS landed their craft at for crash site cleared their ammu1 ie for nition stoage compartment ljuniata Colege Margin of loaded tiie wounded men on the campaign doors and flew Continued On Paae Twelve m he1 assisting officer Captain The was lhe Along with Radle Robert c Joanne Henry reported today on the success dow fc Goodman 27 East Market 11 the 1968 Christmas appeal made by the Corps THE WEATHER Cloudv windv and cold to 55 on o rcom 7 i y hjih schcooffice a the senior soreisn minister It is rosbe tbst some of the Vern a former will waive presen was the iaiion of their cases to the Two Tyrone Residents Hurt lii Crash this area It was a successful starter downed by Communist hars Continued On Page Twelve coordinator of non in the Mount Union for the new Captains of the j INSIDE THE iple ii nat nany 0 soiv orvirjUed On Page Ler own probeni weeks interference A w On Page Two week session of crim ConrinLed Or Psze Five with occasional snow flurries today The high in the low 20s Snow lurries ending and colder tonighi The low 5 to 10 except near zero in some mountain valleys Sun day partly cloudy and coni injured last evening in a one holiday season i classified tinueri cold The high in the accident mat occurred on The mail appeal the Cap Comics 5 announced covered the Crossword Puzzle i major communities of the low 20s The outlook for day partly cloudy and a little warmer resiaels about tor miles Huntngdon Cons peoP throughout the county were genj Albert Rung erous in tiseir remembrance and Almanac support of the needy through i The Juniala ihe Salvation Army during the Ann Landers Large Croud Attends Raystown Ceremonies This i3 a portion of the large crowd of slightly more than yfi persons which packed the ballroom of the Elks Home in Hupntingtion yesterday at noon to be a part of the groundbreaking program for the Raystown Dam and Res ervoir When this Daily News photo was taken the audience was listening to the main address by Congressman J Irving Whalley ot VVindber named alumni area The Margin of Difference campaign is designed to raise g SIOIOOOOO by Juniatas centen another in the north on Rt 550 pm wiwn he saw vehicle approaching center of the road He swerved to the right to avoid a collision and struck a culvert Tne car continued about 40 feet and struck a utility pole Damage to the car a Mer cury was listed at Si000 Laird and his wife Betty a passenger in the car were in jured and were admitted to the Tyrone Hospital Continued On Page FP Columnists is And Club Xews Society Sports Church Xews 3 i nial year of Monies raised during the campaign will go to ward upgrading the educa tional facilities at luniata in cluding building endowments and student financial aid and 9 scholarships All of tiie money raised in 4 the Mount Union area will go Continued On Page Twelve Sirhaii Jury Is Selected LOS ANGELES Sirhan a drab squat woman stood outside the courtroom her black eyes gbstening with tears pleading perhaps for forgive jess and at the very least for friendship and understanding A jury of eight men and four women had been selected a few minutes earlier to try her son Sirhan B Sirhan for the murder of Sen Robert F Kennedy Newsmen circled Mrs Sirhan in the corridor seeking her reaction Its a good jury she said in a broken English Then she peered into the faces around c and said We see each other nearly every day I hope Continued On Page Twelve Magic Moment In History With a bit of a nautical twist it was Thar She Blows yesterday as Col William J Love Baltimore District Engineer points to the blast location symbolizing the ground breaking for the Raystown Dam and Reser voir Sharingthe honors with Col Love are George M Miller chief engineering division and James P Weaver resident engineer for the US Army Corps of Engineers along with Congressman J Irving Whalley of the 12th District
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