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   Daily News (Newspaper) - January 27, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 VOL47 MINE CENTC PEE COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA MONDAY JANUARY 27 1969 Phone 6434O40 NO 308 Of Success In Paris Mud Debris Cover California X v Ravaged State Sees Sun Today LOS ANGELES UPI Bulldozers Restaurant Burglary Is Solved Position Papers Slate Police said today that the burglary at the Munima Restaurant along Route 522 south of Shade Gap has been solved with the arrest of two pushed puiton county young men through mud and debris The two Richard Neil 21 and in floodravaged SouthCurtis Hollingshead 19 both of Harrisonville were arrested Saturday by State Police of the ot fcUbstaion for era California todav to reach hundreds sons marooned by in their car a conceal worst siege of rain in more than 30 years Helicopters shuttled between rooftops of homes and relief of centers when access by road or boat was impossible More than ed deadly weapon a gun State Police from Huntingdon two inFulton McConneHsburg questioned the County Jail at and they will be charged with Mumma Ky Lodge Working On Plans PARIS Ameri can negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge called a working session with South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky today to assess the initial phase of the Paris lalks on Vietnam and prepare position papers for Thursdays second bargaining session The session and Ky was between preceded Lodge bv a uu e ore an which flunv o spearale staff lleet 10000 persons were temporarily at 3 am last Vved ings al he American and South i iK r npsrtav Huntlliedon CoUntV Will Vmfnumnco rlnlocrulinn hoari homeless and the death toll passed 90 After nine days of almost constant rain from backtoback subtropical storms the sun peeked through the clouds and the downpour dissolved into scattered showers Sheriffs departments in the 150mile stretch from Santa Barbara through Ventura and Los Angeles counties to San Bernardino and Riverside coun ties reported that all was peaceful and quiet during the night and dawn broke with generally sparkling clear skies A t least 29 persons were killed and damage was estimat ed statewide in excess of million Twelve persons were buried alive when the mud rolled down hillsides and into their homes Fiftyfive died in Continued On Page Ten Behind Closed Doors Three newfaces the Juniata College the restaurant which is located in Dublin Township four miles south of Shade Gap It will be recalled thai one watchdog at the restaurant was shot to death and another a German shepherd was wound Continued On Page Seven Juniata Faculty Has 3 New Faces will grace faculty to day at the the second semester on the Huntingdon campus Herbert B Rosenfeld execu live director of the Mental ollperiOrS Health Center in Lewistown will serve the College as a parltime lecturer in sociology Rosenfeld a native of Phila delphia earned his BS degree in business management from heiPenn State and received an seizure of the USS Pueblo MSW from the University of continued in secret today jn 1950 Cmdr Lloyd M BuchersJ Following service in the US immediate superiors telling Air F0rce as a staff gargeant their side of the story f Rosenfeld was a social worker The 41yearold Pueblo skip1 in Philadelphia a clinical social per presented his case for four j worker in the Coatesville VA days last week in public and j Hospital from 1962 through without potentially at ttie Sullivan County Men Buchers Testifying CORONADO Calif The Navys inquiry nesday lodge detainers with Fulton Vietnamese delegation head quarters County authorities seeking toj preparations for Tliursdavs i gain custody of the pair at later dale It was reported that Neils new plenary session of the conference which opened Satur day coincided with reports the car was usediin the burglary delegation would con linue urging a halt to propagan da blasts to engage at the earliest possible lime in give andlake bargaining Already observers remarked that both Ihe allied delegations and their North Vietnamese and into news conference since his nauguration a week ago today that the United Stales was jroposing all those things a I the Paris talks What happens now he said depends on the attitude of the Communists Nixon said the US delegation would not propose a laundry ist containing a multitude of Vietnam proposals but was imiting its proposals to stops which could be taken now xiward ending Ihe war As far as the American side Principals In Corps Dedication Principals in the Sunday afternoon dedi cation of the new church of the Salvation Army at Mount Union pore over Ihe order of services prior to Ihe event Left to right are Brigadier Eldred Churchill public re lations and service extension department secretary from New York City wlio gave the dedicatory address Lt Colonel John D Waldroti divisional commander of Western Pennsylvania who presided Charles Kling ler mayor of Mount Union who welcomed the new church Captain Joanne Henry as sistant Corps officer and Captain Sandra Ryan officer in charge of the Salvation Army in Huntingdon and Mount Union National Liberation Front NLF opponents had put a damper on Iheir past habit of frequently airing their grievan ces at news conferences and in public statements Attempts to keep the propa ganda heat largely out of the new phase of the talks was apparent in The new church of the Salva session Observers fainiliaiMvilh lion Army in Mount Union was fliio 15y vi c Wmtnl iirJHiriil eTA Tn tiic Ct n Salvation Army Church Dedicated the Paris meetings started last May remarked the preliminary parley that led to the complete US bombing halt dcdicateci In ceremonies Sunday afternoon beginning at 2 oclock The new home outposl was marked by much mutual public recrimination Allied sources believed Ihe Continued On Page Seven No Change In Fosters Condition of the Salvation Army of Hunt ingdon is located at 510 North Ground Fighting Flares Near Saigon Reds Attack US Outpost III Viet SAIGON UPI Communist gunners using rockets and mortars attacked the US outposl at Dau Tieng northwest of Saigon for the third Division Street Mount Union jtime in five days today military spokesmen A crowd of too was present lojsaid Far rip South Vietnams coast the explo sion of a land minesweeper killed seven Ameri can Marines Viet Cong fired 30 rockets atu mortar rounds into the US 25th Infantry Division at Dau ported today no change ini the condition of Wallace R Fos ter 49 Alexandria R D who was critically injured Sunday Jan 11 when he was hit over Ihe Salvation Army to its Mount Union home Headed by Brigadier Eldred Churchill New York City public relations and service extension depart ment secretary for this terri tory it included ranking mem bers of the Salvation A r m y ya throughout the area officials of ivn ralOCB government and agencies members of the Huntingdon Sal vation Army advisory board and staff and interested citizens Instrumental ensembles pro vided the preliminary music and played for an offertory during fore moving to his present posia service station robbery at the services The assembled siing crossexamination Health Clinic in 196566 beyle head with a steel rod during the five admirals sitting as the court of inquiry The closeddoor sessions deal lestimonv from the officers who lion He is a member of the Na Waterstreel Foster I congregation sang God of Our Red Cross Chapter Has Meeting The board of directors of the Mount Union Chapter of the American Red Cross met for the first session of the new year in the chapter office to oV s rancanl itntnc hncj Talks Progress Will Depend On Reds Attitude WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon expressed hope today lhat the Paris peace talks could make progress toward restoring order in the Vietnam Demilitarized Zone mutual troop withdrawals and an exchange of prisoners The President told his Court Term Opens New Judge Instructs Grand Jury Judge R Merle HeCfner pre sided today at the opening of the February Term of Huntingdon County Court At todays session the new jurist had his first opportunity address a grand jury since I he was appointed president judge last December 23 to suc ceed Judge Swirles L who resigned from the bench to return to the private practice of law A fourweek term of court is planned Shortly after the session open ed at am today Judge is concerned Nixon said are off lo a good start In reply to another question Nixon said that Red China hadj not indicated any interest in becoming a member of the United Nations and that the policy of his administration would be to continue to oppose seating of a Poking delegation in the world body Nixon said he thought it would be a mistake to change US policy opposing admission of Red China to the UN jHeffner appointed Wayne Gefs He did say however that he singer Huntingdon Fourth Ward chef to serve as foreman of the grand jury Calvin T Walker prothono tary and clerk of the court called Ihe roll and 23 grand jurors responded The other sev en on the 30member panel had been excused by the court Another member was excused this morning when counsel for a defendant exercised a challenge for cause The appointment of the fore man was announced by the new Continued On Page Two In Public Stadium Iraq Hangs 14 Persons For Spying BEIRUT Iraq today hanged 14 persons including nine Jews in a public stadium for spying for Israel Baghdad Radio said The bodies of 11 men swung from ropes in Liberation Square Thieng 40 miles northwest of Saigon Spokesmen reported light casualties and damage Spokesmen said sweeping vehicle Baghdads The other three were hanged in Basra a southern Inaqui port city where plans were allegedly made to overthrow the regime of Pres denl Ahmed Hassan AlBakr i and install one which would the minenegotiate with Israel judge as he instructed the panel concerning the duties and re sponsibilities imposed upon grand jurors OB Miller was appointed as the constable for the panel District Attorney Newton C Taylor was prepared to present 49 Vases to the grand jury for consideration Taylor said that the panel might not be able to of the todays complete action on all bills of indictment at converted from an armored personnel carrier exploded Sunday as it moved through a field in the Viet Cong transact various items of bus iness In the absence of the chair stronghold Peninsula of on ilie the r remains in Fathers and This Is My Fajinan and vice chairmaJi Luke ing with matters of nationaljucnal Association of So c i a at Ihe hospital liners World as opening and Rilev finance chairman serv security began Friday with Workers and of the Academy ofj He rallied a little one day ciosjnc hymns Certified Social Workers He isjlast week and some improve were Buchers superiors at time of thhe seizure Give And Take the married and die father of twojrnent was noted in his condi children jtion but he suffered a Mrs Gordon Shedd will begin land now remains just llle ed as acting chapter chairman The invocation was by CapL Rile welcomed Norman jcmjtv Henry assistant ofHn af Army at The content of their testimony duties as an instructor in Engsame was not disclosed but ajlish ropacing Dr Esther Doyle snokesman said there was more j who is on sabbatical leave for of a courtroom give and take j the spring and summer terms during the session on Saturday The inquiry getting down to the basic A native of Huntingdon Mrs apparently was Shedd graduated from Hunting aucstion of the extent to which Buchcr was able to defend his vessel The skipper has placed a good share of the blame for the Joss on the officers immediately above him in the chain of command and contended he did everything possible to avoid surrendering the ship The key issue in the inquiry is Continued On Page Five don High School in 1951 and Jun Continued On Page Seven according to a hospital Huntingdon Scripture was read spokesman Meanwhile Stale Police con by Mrs John D Waldron divisional director of worn ens tinue a full scale investigation services for the Salvation Army of the puzzling robbery in which Her husband Lt Colonel John the cash register containing S02jD Waldron Western Ponnsvlva was stolen Later Ihe commander was found along the old Alex andria Pike in Porter Township Continued On Page Five William Swigart of Swigart As sociates in Huntingdon guests of Ihe board Smith and Swigart were pres ent as a committee to inquire how the board felt about the possibility of joint operation of the Huntingdon and Mount Un Conlinued On Page Seven Professor lo Visit JL Will Detail Stales Financial Prohlems Assembly To Get Shafers Budget Outline Tuesday Dr Lawrence F Dahl profes sor of chemistry at the Univeryear sity of Wisconsin wll be on campus of Juniata College on Thursday and Friday January 30 and 31 where he will pre sent discussions on the topic Structural Systematics and Bonding in New Organometallic Cotrmlexes HARR1SBURG UPI The General As sembly returns rom a 19day absence this week to hear Gov Raymond P Shafer outline the states financial problems for the next fiscal and perhaps suggest the way we would prefer to solve them Convocation Is Tuesday Dr John N Stauffer presi dent of Juniata College official ThTdiscussions will be held I wi thVprif scmcstl Tuesday when he addresses the student body al a convocation in Oiler Auditorium on the Juniata at in Room 201 of the on I Brumbaugh Science Center both dates Dr Dahl whose special inter1 esls include monecular structure and valence structural studies 01 organ erne tallies metal che la les and inorganic compounds earned his BS at Univer sity of Louisville 1951 and his D in physical chemistry at Continued On Page Five campus The Juniala students will re sume classes today before at tending the convocation exer cises Dr Stauffer will address the students and speak briefly about Juniatas Prospective for the Future Dr Donald M Rockwell dean Continued On Page Five Tuesday is Dday for Shafers attempt to establish a beach head for what may be the heaviest invasion of the Penn sylvania books in taxpayers more lhan a pocket decade The governor will appear be fore a joint session of the legis lature lo detail a budget which most observers estimate will require anywhere from million to million in new spending If he should it would be an increase of almost 20 per cent over the current 196869 budget of approximately billion When the lawmakers return Continued On Page Ten Auto Hits Tree Sunday A Petersburg young man was injured early Sunday morning when he fell asleep at the wheel of his car and crashed into a tree just west ofj Continued on page Five Area Senior of Huntingdon High School and Nixoii Attends Worship At White House WASHINGTON President Nixon worshiped in theEast Room of the White House and then took his family for a Sunday afternoon drive launching another busy work week lhat seems to be outpacing the rest of his new administration Nixon who has decided to attend private services in the White House each week rather lhan journey to a downtown church joined a few guests for a simple ritual at which Evangelist Billy Graham asked Petersburg Borough The driver Terry L Silk nitter 28 Box 118 Petersburg is listed in fairly good con dition today at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital whereHe is being treated for chest injuries He was slated to have Xrays taken this morning to deter mine the full extent of his in juries Silknitter was eastbound on Route 305 at am operat Continued On Page Seven INSIDE THE NEWS Almanac 6 Ann 3 Classified Ads 11 Comics 9 Editorials 6 Stock Market Obituaries 2 SocietyAnd Club News Sports 4 Through These Doors 3 Trooper Talk 12 central coast It apparently was blasted apart by pre mature ignition of one of the explosive charges used to Continued On Page Ten Snoiv Due In District Tomorrow A few scattered snow flurries are promised the Huntingdon area today with snow forecast for tomorrow The weatherman says the snow will start in the west por tion of the state tomorrow morning spreading to the eastern portion by aFlernoon Last nights low in the bor ough was 11 and the reading at am today also was 11 Continued On Page Five A broadcast quoted testimony from the executed mens trial Continued On Page Ten as saying they haJ been trying lo overthrow the Iraqi govern ment and install a regime that would make peace with Israel A threeman revolutionary court handed down 16 death sentences between Jan 12 and 15 following trials which began Three Springs firemen had Dec 28 One sentence wasjtheir first alarm of the year yes lowered to life in prison because Icrday a house fire in the man testified for theClay Township Three Springs Has First Fire Alarm Of 1969 prosecution The remaining Continued On Page Five Partly cloudy and cold to day with a few scattered snow flurries Highs upper teens to mid 20s Tonight increasing cloudiness west portion Fair east portion Continued cold Lows tonight o 16 Cloudy and a liltle warmer Tuesday with snow beginning west por tion in morning spreading to east portion by afternoon Highs 24 to 32 Mild Wednes day with occasional rain in morning becoming colder with snow flurries in after noon The blaze was at the John Holier home two miles west of Three Springs at 1 pm Fire Chief L K Flasher said he fire was due to an overheat ed flu wiiich set fire to the par tition Members of the family had the lire under control when the Firemen arrived at the scene but a booster line was laid for safety sake Flasher and assistant chief Robert Mori directed Uie work of the 20 volunteer firemen who responded with the high pressure fog truck Mutiny Trial To Open Tuesday At Presidio SAN FRANCISCO historic Presidio founded the same year the Declaration of Independence was signed and long considered a showplace by the nations GIs because of its oceanside beauty Tuesday becomes the site of a rare mutiny trial The first six of 27 accused mutineers are scheduled to be brought at gunpoint from the barbed wire enclosed stockade high on a bluff overlooking the Golden Gale Bridge They will I face a general court martial in a neat military holding a sitdown strike The Army goes to Federal Court today to answer charges lhat stockade prisoners received cruel treatment The suit was brought on behalf of 17 of the defendants by attorney Terence Hallinan who termed the stockade the Armys Black Hole of Calcutta The consequences of a guillj verdict in a mutiny case can be death but the Army said il would not impose the maximum penalty in any of the Presidio cases The 27 soldiers were slockade prisoners Oct 14 1968 when they held a brief sitdown strike and refused to go to their work details They protested alleged inhu mane conditions at the stockade and the fatal shooting of a Continued On Page Seven Fire Causes Loss Fire early today caused an estimated loss at a garage at the rear of the Mrs ADra Stone Conner property 1418 Mif flin Street Huntingdon It was the 16th general fire alarm in Huntingdon this month Fire Chief Robert Jessell said the am fire was believed lo have started froma wooden box filled with ashes which was placed in the garage yesterday Apparently the hot ashes smoul dered and set fire lo the box and lo the frame structure One side of the garage was destroyed by fire TheConner car a 1968 Dodge was in the side of the twocar garage opposite the fire The ve hicle was pushed from the build ing by firemen and it was not damaged The entire Huntingdon Fire Department responded to the early morning alarm Water Continued On Page   

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