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Daily News (Newspaper) - February 3, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 1 Nixon Opens Mideast Peace Drive President Nixon began a Middle East peace drive today agreeing in principle to big power talks on the Arab Israeli crisis and opening the door for resuming diplomatic relations witb In Tel Aviv Israel warned Iraq it sit back if ths Iraqis continue hanging Jews as alleged spies In Baghdad the Iraqis had announced they would do just that In Cairo President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt and Alexander N Shelepin visiting Soviet Communist Party presi dium member wound up talks Sunday night The semiofficial Cairo newspaper Al Ahram said There was full agreement that the situation in the Middle East has reached through the continuation of Israeli aggres sion an extremely serious point and might explode at any minute Expect Agreement Al Ahram said it evpected Nixons agreement to Ihe big power talks with Russia Britain and France But it said it doubled Israel would accept a big power peace solution if it meant Israeli withdrawal from Arab lands taken in the 1967 Middle Easl war In Washington Nixon after weekend discussionswilh top advisers decided to go along tentatively with a French he Big Four talks UPI Diplomatic reporter Stewart Hensley said He said the President was understood to be sending a very cordial letter to Nasser to clear the way for reopening diplomatic links bro ken by Egypt during the 1967 war Underlining Cairos warning situation around the Holy Land Israeli Deputy Premier Yiga1 Allon issued his nations warn ing to Iraq Sunday night in a of the seriousness of the current speech to a mass rally in Tel Aviv Not Weakness Allon said Israels failure to act thus far against Iraq for the hanging of nine Jews a week of 14 Iraqis for being alleged Israeli should not be seenas weakness Israel will not sit back in thu face of maltreatment and persecution of Jews where they are Israels present restraint is proof of our political maturity lie said WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon after weekend discussions with his top advisers has decided to accept in principal a French pro posal for Big Four talks on the Middle Eas crisis The State Department has been instruct ed to send a note on the decision to Paris within the nextfew days Meanwhile presidential aides working on the schedule of planned Nixon visit to Western Europe tentatively set for March The Chief Executive hopes to visit Paris Rome London and Bonn He has no plans at this time for a visit to the Soviet Union or a meeting elsewhere with Russian leaders also is expected this Israels main efforts now will be directed toward the prevention of further executions in Iraq and saving the remnants of Iraq Jewry he said In Cairo visiting Iraqi Information Minister Abdullah Salloum Samarri iiad said Saturday his nation I iv J u ii if 111 LJ 1C U VIII I Ud V G 1 d itiA Continued On Page Twelve SovietAmerican negotiations on directly with Israel week to urge Senate ratification 01 Hie nuclear nonproliferation treaty the pact designed to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons Ratification was side tracked aFicr Ihe Soviet inva sion of Czechoslovakia Oh one of the major issues I left over from tlie Johnson administration 4he question limitation and possible redue lion of offensive and defensiv nuclear missiles Nixon is no ready to move yet He is said t be awaiting some sign of Sovie cooperation in pushing a UN settlement of the Middle Eas crisis before tackling thi subject The Nixon administration L said to see some merit in one part of a Soviet proposal on the Mideast made by the Kremlin Dec 30 This would be to havt the Arabs and Israel communi cate at first through jarrin UN mediator Gunnar inslea of trying to get the adversarie to meet facetoface since the Arabs have refused to dea THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA MONDAY FEBRUARY 3 1969 NO 3 Service Station Holdup service otntion Hoi Heavy Fighting mf In Area Near Saigon Casualties Are High In Battles 3 Arrested For Larceny Burglary Three men two from Frank r n County and one from Fulton UPI Incounty are in Huntingdon Coun baltling around Jail today charged with burg US forces killed 2181larv larceny and receiving stol j en goods Viet Cong but some 400 ambushed Prepare For Thursday Meeting guerrillas and mauled a 350man South Vietnamese force military spokesmen said today As a result of I lie rests two Huntingdc crimes a burglary in Porter Township and a larceny in r nillCU aUUlUKS Smithfield Township have possibility of beginning tions Paris peace talks today Allied delegation sources said Robbers Are Hunted Two young white males are being bunted State Police to day for an aimed robbery at a ShirleyTownship service sta tion late Saturday night The masked bandits armed with a revolver and a long hunt ing knife took about in cash from Gasper J Danish 59 own er operator of the Danish Suno co Service Station along Route 522 one mile south of Mount Un ion in v ICMICMM uuidieu cuiifcuna wasforce1 TT r jo ion the floor during the p U S and Saigon delegates w stickupWhile he ws no Allies Discuss Prisoner Swap PARIS UPI An Allied proposal for a pri soner exchange in Vietnam dominated consults solved Those behind bars are Roy Eugene Barthalow 29 of 29 North Fayctte Street Mercers ajburg his brother Nathan Ger an IILI uiuuiei ixmndii iier buildup around the aid Barthalow 19 Harrisonville Cdpllal and Robert Wayne King 23 Box US troops killed 163 Commu36 Mcrcersburg R D nists in four battles within 30 ttiiles of Saigon The Americans An inlensive investigation nf a saw mill burglary in Porter exchange of prisoners of war was to be fche burden of the Allied presentation to the third session Thursday of the dead locked talks The sources said US delega tion leader Henry Cabot Lodge and his Saigon opposite number Pham Dang Lam fcheir Viet Cong allies already have rejected that approach and demanded that military discus sions be lied to political negotiations about the future of vrt i UK Vinei leans Il1 in J Ul LCI MJUUdsidUlN rllrtfTl LMIlg suffered 10 men kiHed and 43 on January iO led to were determined to press I heir wounded B52 homhprs Liiinriithe cracking of the two cases demanH thai laiic wounded B52 bombers cracking of the two cases Blaina Gordon 3t County was the rest of Ihe Communists in a strike 85 miles below theecrf110re capital But in the Mekong Delta ngles 62 miles south of Saigon Viet Cong battalion trapped wo South Vietnamese compa nies in machine gun crossfire uth Vietnamese spokesmen ribed their losses Sunday as heavyover 100 men were tiied or wounded US infantrymen slruck fhe heaviest blow in a rice paddv pistrict 1ft miles southwest of demand that Ihe talks ccnlcr South Vietnam To avoid deepening the deadlock the Allies will bring up the prisoner issue in the hopes it will be more acceptable than their suggestions the talks begin with the resloralion of the line victim of Ihe political look place al his saw mill inraised before Hie more complex topic bargaining was Continued On Page Twelve The North Vietnamese and an agreement on mutual troop the sources said Continued On Page Twelve State Solons May Allow Reduction In Sales Levy HARRISBURG fUPI to be igon Fighting Saturday andjNo 1ranked leaders of bothiacross mday they killed 65 of thejparties in Ihe General Assemj Fineman said Continued On Page Two Dateline Central p Pennsylvania bly warned today that is no tough to Failure to make the 6 per jceiit rate would add to Democratsistales fiscal problems there i might allow Ihe B per cent rateimensely slate 16 drop to 5 per cent if we Gov Raymmd Ihe im u iw II 11 WG sales lax will remain at ti pcrican make up for the revenue cent when Ihe 19li970 fiscaljby closing some of the loop P Shafers year begins on July in without a state income tax capital The comments came fromitax the sales fax and fhe stock and franchise Sen Robert D Fleming RAII when the sales Icghcny Ihe Senate from 5 to 6 pt I pm tem1orc aid House SpeakI9fi7 it was done so AbiuoiNA A city man was cr Herbert Fineman DPhila injured in a onevehicle delphia as the lawmakers pre little publicized with proviso thei proposed billion general fund budget for fiscal 1969 70 even wilh the retention of the 6 per cent rate requires near y million in new taxation 1 said he fell the law 113 1 a obll8a to finance the more than e pucze provso atnn Iho increase would expire next Si0 mlllon ln socalled man rijtorii nninnmv i utl Jiua 03 IMC U C mu UlUUeiae WUUIU iie IIBXl j Iccident late Friday night Anparcd to open the weeks scsJune 30 If the General over current Irew G Kushner 54 of Altoonasion bly fails o act by that lime fas taken from he scene of the Fleming said the mood of will automatically go back to 5 sce rasn along Route 53 two miles the legislature was for cutting I per cent ancl ae we can cut back on fjrtn of Ashville Cambria spending and that any The difference between the M to Mercy Hospita where lax including reenactment ofand 6 per cent rate is about pronounced dead on arthe 6 per cent sales tax rale is60 million a year no injured Danish told The Daily News thaiIhe hold lip men got nasty and ipushed him around a little wihen he resisted giving up his cash With the Jan 12 Waterstreel service station holdup still fresh in his mind Danish said he was scared during the Saturday night incident It will be recalled hat Wal lace R Foster 49 Alexandria RD attendant at the allnight DeVore Guif vService Station at Waterstreel was critically in jured three weeks ago when he was hit over the head with a steel reinforcing rod during a lobbepy Foster is still in criti cal condition at a Johnstown hospital and has not regained consciousness was just closing his station for the day when a car stopped in his driveway pulling just a little north erf the station The two males in their 20s stopped and got out of the car Danish was outdoors at the time and one told him This is a holdup Danish said he thought they were kidding at first but soon learned they meanl business Continued On Page Five Karloff Diesel 81 MTDHURST England fUPH Boris Karloff the gentle actor his day whose portrayal of Franken education and welfare which is steins monsler and other Ival For no apparent reason be utility wagon he was driving rth crossed the road struck Lard posts and went over an jnbankment The mishap oc Irred at pm where most of the mandated Continued On Page Twelve monsters chilled moviegoers died TYRONE Local interest in May 20 primary election this Iring will dominate the prcel Ition picture as Tyrone Bor Suspensions Fail To Stop Demonstration At Chicago CHICAGO of i i Y aj 1 V I UJ 1C Dill vyj i Ul Igh prepares lo elect a mayor lne 300 students controlling the r a fouryear term seven University of Chicagos Admi uncilmen for four y e a Building have been rms one from each ward of fe borough a ax collector as judges of election and inspectors in each ward seems hardly to have disturbed the demon strators Those occupying the sixsfory m u jjj i n 111 u j UJC V Jminority and a majority Jnlhuilding since last Thursday had fhtion three school directors from Tyrone Borough and from Snyder Township will I elected to 6year terms BEDFORD Assemblyman G Foor raised the pos received a vote by 1000 uncommitted students and faculty members of lie UfiflO studcnl school urging that amnesty be given Ihe demon strators The protestors wore To Dramatize Issue Today the demonstrators were to hold a news conference only for women dramatize the issue involved in the firing of a woman sociology professor Mrs Marlene Dixon whose politics were radical A spokesman also said 50 per cent t I IV y that Ihe M P Kilpalrick Sunday by members n nd grab prophesies may true and former PFApres G A Biggs concurred at I public meeting Friday eve E in Bedford High School Continued On Page Two visiled Students for a Democratic Society and the Progressive Labor Party urging they drop fhcir student power demands in favor of economic conees sions to the poor THE WEATHER of all reporters at future news conferences would have to be women The demonstrators discussed the Saturday night vote by the uncommitted students and faculty and hotly debated the suggestions of the SDS and PLP but seemed to be unconcerned by the suspensions which were temporary and could be appealed to the dean of students Cloudy windy and cold with snow flurries today and tonighl High today in the 3ta Low tonight low and mid 2to Variable cloudiness ami cold with a few snow flurriei Tuesday High to the Ms Partly cloudy and Wednesday Suspensions Ordered Sunday the university said the suspensions were ordered because oi Ihe failure of these 61 persons to discontinue a disruptive demonstration after wanner having been notified that their Continued On Page Twelve millions Sunday King Edward the VII Hospital He was 81 Karloff was born William Henry Pratt at Dulwich En gland Nov 21 IR87 He had been in the hospita since last November but hac previously been ill lor some time His death ended a career tha spanned more than a hal century of movie stage and television acting A slender sixfooter with a slight sloop Karloff away from the screen wasa quiet soft spoken man who loved reading gardening and poetry Volunteer firemen take the body of 67 yearold Anna Mae Swanger from the fire destroyed home of Ray Swanger in Hender son Township Huntingdon R D 3 Mrs Swanger and her granddaughter Linda Ann Lancaster 15 perished in the blaze Woman And Granddaughter Are Victims 2 Perish In Blaze In Henderson Twp Fire of undetermined origin took the lives f two Henderson Township residents a woman and her granddaughter late Saturday night The blaze which destroyed the mall two room home of Ray mond Swanger Huntingdon R 3 east of Ardenheim caused le suffocation deaths of Swang rs wifeAnna Mae 67 and jnda Ann Lancaster 15 his tep granddaughter Volunteer firemen found the vp bodies in the kitchen of the nestory dwelling The girls bo y was on the floor near the rear ooi w li i I e the grandmothers xdy was on a couch in the room Swanger fiti a retired laborer or H T Reynolds and Sons untingddn was returning to the ome at pm when the fire reported He had departed Ihe home at 2 oclock in le afternoon and walked along ie Juniata River to the Cass ille bridge Swaiiger said he worked for arbison Walker Refractories ompany at iVIount Union for a umber of years before ho oined the Reynolds Company The Swanger home is located outh of Route 22 and William LINDA ANN LANCASTER 1 pumper first truck on the scene started across the nearby Penn Cenlrai Railroad crossing State Police at Huntingdon and from the Bureau of Fire enn Inn aboul onemileeast Prevention Hollidaysburg were f Ardenheim II is among the on the scene early Sunday morn roun ol colt apes ha havp hnnn n roup of cottages thai have been uilt on the north side of The oint fhe junction of Ihe lunii i River and the Raystown ranch Some 70 volunteer firemen Hunlmgclon Mill Creek nd Smitlifield were at the fire cene but apparently the Iwo iclims had perished before Ihe re was discovered by a ncigh or Mrs Warren K Mary hade who summoned firemen ine pieces of fire fighting quipment were dispatched to e Swanger blaze The jitfle home was a mass of lames when the Huntingdon No ing In investigate the fire deaths Huntingdon Fire Chief Robert Jesscll said the cause of the fire had not been determined Swanger said he filled the kitch en stove with coal before lie left in the afternoon While it was not levelled the little frame home was a com plete loss the interior being gul led and charred by fhe inicnsc heal L o s s was estimated at about 53000 Dr C Robert Reiners deputy Continued On Page Five Senate To Take Action On Pay Hike WASHINGTON members of the United States Senate face this week what most politicians would rather not have to face at in public whether they want more money The money involved pay hike an increase that would bring Ihe salaries of both the senators and members of the House to per year Most lawmakers had hoped to avoid the issue and they could have since the pay increase will take effect automatically unless both chambers vote to kill it Bui Sen John Williams RDel introduced a motion to veto the increase forcing a vote on the issue now set for Tuesday The issue is for Ihe moment dead in the House since it is up in a committee Most observers believe the Senate will defeat the molion at the expense of having to declare itself in favor of the 41 per cent hike The pay plan was the only major legislative issue before either chamber this week as Congress continued to wait for more guidance from Ihe new administration Sen Karl E Mimdt RSD said he would introduce a bill to reorganize the committee struc ture of Congress and update fiscal controls A similar bill Continued On Page Twelve INSDE THE NEWS Almanac 6 Ann Landers 14 Classified Ads 11 Comics 11 Crossword Puzzle 13 Columnists fi Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 Society And Oub 8 Sports 4 Through These Doors 9 Trooper Talk 3 Smitlifield Had 9 Fire Calls In 68 Smilhfield volunteer firemen answered nine calls from July I when they began ser vice to December 31 last year Led by President Fiy Bryant and Fire Chief Kenneth Dunlap the Sniithfield company became an active contributor to the pro ucclion of lives and property against destruction from fire Recall of the years alarms showed two house fires three Flue fires one car fire one car wreck one missing person and one dump fire lo which Ihe vol unteer firefighters responded Total loss in the township was set at for the nine alarms The figure is based on esti mates of damages totaling 500 at the Scalia house fire and Continued On Page Twelve Deputy Coroner At Fire Scene Dr C Robert Reiners Huntingdon County deputy cor oner talks with Raymond Swanger at the scene of a Hen derson Township fire on Saturday night which took thelives of wife and his stepgranddaughter No Damage In Fire No damage resulted from flue fire at 11 am Saturday at I he Fred Neary home 325 Church Street Huntingdon Waler from the Hook and Ladder Company truck was used to bring the fire under control Assistant Fire Chiefs Gilbert N Mountain ami George B Wilson Jr directed the opera tions The No 1 pumper thci H L truck and the No 2 service truck were eent to ttw scene
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