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   Daily News (Newspaper) - February 7, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                State Library CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 17126 VOL 48 NOW CXNTS PEE corr HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION FA FRIDAY FEBRUARY 7 1969 6434040 NO 7 Shaw Oswald Ferric Seen In Car Witness Declares NEW ORLEANS Surprise testi mony in Dist Atty Jim Garrisons case agaizist Clay L Shaw has placed the three men accused of conspiring to assassinate John F Kennedy together in a car three months before the mur der J The story thelast five state witnesses produced in rapid order 1ale Tliursday on the opening day of testimony in the trial of Shaw on charges of plotting the killing of Presiden Kennedy with Lee Harvey Oswald and David W Ferric The slates big gun leslimony previously was that the three overheard plotting the killing in midSeptember 1963 That story was from Perry Raymond Russo in a prelimina ry hearing two years ago Russo will be a star witness for Garrison in this trial Testimony Given The automobile leslimony was given by Corrle C Collins of Baton Rouge La a Negro mail handler He said that in 1963 he was working in a slate hospital in Jackson La near Baton Rouge and also was chairman hi nearby Clinton La of the local OhaRter of the Congress of Racial Equality He identified Shaw in the courtroom and Ferris from a picture as the men lie saw in the front seat of the paiked car Oswald he said got out of the back seat and enieVed a voter registration line while the other two waited for him to register The other four witnesses Thursday placed one or two of the alleged conspirators at Clinton or Jackson But only Collins had all of them and riding together All placed the time as probably lale August McGeehee Called The state began its new episode by calling Edwin Lee McGeehee a Jackson barber who said a man whom he later recognized from television as Oswald came into his sfiop for a haircut and asked how to go about gellinga jobat the East Louisiana Stale Hospital there He told him McGeehee said to go to Reeves Morgan the1 local state representative for advice about the job Under Dymonds cross exa minaliorr he said Oswald was clean shaven Russo has said the man he knelv as Leon Oswald in the midSeptember plotting had a beard Morgan the next witness said Oswald an unbearded man in a dark shirt came to his home He said he told Oswald he couldnt recommend him but that he should get a Civil Service examination Morgan said lie recognized Oswalds INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 14 Classified Ads 13 Court House Roundup 14 Comics 11 Crossword Puzzle 13 Columnists 6 Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 School News Page 9 Society And Club News 8 Spors 4 On Stage Live 7 Supplement picture in the papers after the assassination Town Marshal John Manchester the Clinton town marshal testified tiiat in late August 1963 CORE was sponsoring a voter registration drive in Clinton and he was duty to keep out outside agitators He pointed a finger at Shaw in the courtroom as the driver ot tile parked limousine am said he had identified himself as a representative of the Interna tional Trade Mart in New Orleans Henry E Palmer the regis trar in front of whose office the Cadillac was parked said th car was there for hours wMe Oswald waited in line Oswalt produced a Navy identification card for him Palmersaid Parner pointed to Shaw a fitting the general description oi the car driver wtiorri he saw only from the rearHe said the other passenger appeared to be Ferric from a picture liandec him in court but added he hac seen only Perries profile in the heavy eyebrow anc messed up hair Firemen Bottle Messy Blaze At Fiberglos Firemen from all three Huntingdon fire companies and employes from OwensCorning Fiberglas battle a messy blaze that broke out in midafternoon in a discard pit out side the noncorrosive division building at the1 Huntingdon plant Assistant fire chiefs Gil Mountain and George Wlson directed the efforts o the firemen and listed total damaga at less than Acetone and plastic scrap in the pit built up heat and caught on fire in a form of spontaneous combustionWater and chemical foam were used to quell the blaze which damaged the side of the building u Pueblo Crewmen Defend Skipper At Navy Inquiry Mrs Robert Saxe Named Director Mrs Robert R Saxe of Mount Union was named by the coun ty commissioners to the Aboard CORONADO Calif Lloyd of directorsof the Huntingdon H Bucher put the lives of his men first and now the comrrdssionersmeet the crew of the USS Pueblo are repaying himiing were Gordon W Haver By Commissioners Heading For Florida Tonight the best way they know how One after another the enlist ed men marched into a solemn court of inquiry Thursday and put on the line their faith in their skipper No one uttered a word of disagreement with the 41year old Buchers decision to give up intelligence ship without a fight to the North Koreans Jan 23 IKS Sailors Testify Seven sailors and one civilian In Austin Texay Johnsons Will Build Lavish Home WASHINGTON Former President and Mrs testified Thursday before theiLyndon B Johnson plan lo build board which can recommend a a 5250000 home on z sylvan 19 court martial or the Navy Cross j acre lot they own in Austin for Bucher Tex their friends said today The parade of enlisted men The Johnsons were expected stock and Henry C McCamant County SolicitorA Lynn Cor celius and Commissioners Clerk Lewis F Greene Mrs Saxe will replace Mrs F H Dutlinger on the library board Mrs Dutlinger who has served several terms as a dir ector chose not to accept an other one She was commended by the commissioners for her long and valuable service to the library Continued On Page Twelve Nixon Cabinet Finishing Work WASHINGTON UPI PresidentNixon called at Cabinet meeting today to clean up some unfinished work before taking off for a weekend of rest and more work in Florida eightday trip to urope little more man three away plus various hear details of the 11 months ofi r captivity of the 32 surviving fp crewmen Bucher was expected e to testify last Also scheduled to testify today was Capl John Williams of the Chief of Naval Operations Office in Washington Williams CWS Planning Dinner For Foster Parents Plans for the annualfoster parents dinner were discussed at the monthly meeting of the architect isiHuntingdon County Child Wei Max Brooks one of a trio whoifare Services held Thursday af designed the Lyndon B Johnson Library and School of Public Mrs Fred E Laird Service at the University of tne advisory committee pre Texas sided at the meeting A pro Continue On Tlie Johnsons have owned thejgress report was given by Mrs continued On Page Twelve Daleline Central Pen nsylvania RELLEFONTE Bellefpnte Mayor John L Hughes is fight ing what appears to be a losing battle to have the state rebuild Howard Street within the bor ough In communication withjof Jersey Shore Lycoming highways Secretary has assumed the pastor Hughes was told thatno duties of the Mount Union and in Auslin or many yearslMartha Jones acting director always with an eye to building Mrs James E Ulsh secre some day There is a small itary read the minutes of the On Page Twelve Continued On Page Twelve Mount Unions Church Gets New Pastoi The Rev Wilbur J Deardorff immediately following gradua tion from Nyack Missionary Co Icge in June of 1952 Mrs Dear idorff was a student in the sac was available for the projectjChristian and Missionary Alii1 red music course while the pas that the priority ratingiance Church He previously needed for consideration of theserved as minister of the Jer reconstruction had not been givjsey Shore Christian and Mission tor pursued the theologica Continued On Page Ten en by Centre County Planning Commission Mayor Hugiies be lieves by rebuilding Howard Street proposed bypass and ex tension would be eliminated ary Alliance Church since 1966 The Rev Mr Deardorff was the third paslor to candidate in the Alliance Church of Mount Union ministering on January thus saving the stale about The call was extended to million him following the congregation al vote through the Superinten LEWISTOWN Four mem bers of a Juniata Countv fami dent of the Eastern District of the Alliance the Rev Joel W ly are homeless as a result ofjMcGarvey Harrisburg on Jan a fire that badly damaged their uary 15 His resignation became home jiear Arch Rock Mifflineffective at the conclusion of town RD I Wednesday night Without residence are J Stew art Singley his son andhis two teenage daughters SH1PPBNSBURG Several monthsv of intensive investi gation by Richard Angle head criminal investigations for the evening service on February 2 at the Jersey Shore Church Prior lo his ministry n the Lycoming County community Deardorff served for more than ten years in Carlisle his sec ond pastorateWhile in Carlisle a new parsonage was built as well as basement facilities for Shippensburg Borough and the Sunday School being added Carlisle State Police have The Rev and Mrs Deardorff Continued On Page Twelve I began their ministry in Danville REV WILBUR DEARDORFF jressing domestic problems vere likely topics at the Cabinet session Beyond sun and rest the resident planned to devote a ood share of the Florida weekend to foreign policy liscussions He scheduled a 5 on EST departure for Key Siscayne Secretary of State William P Rogers and security affairs pecialist Henry A Kissinger vere to accompany him Kissinger and Rogers were expected to explore the prob ems and possibilities of Nixons irst venture into foreign capitals as President Nixon said the purpose of his visit to Jrussels London Bonn Berlin tome and Paris scheduled to start Feb 23 was to discuss not to propose for work not or ceremony Nixon told his news confer ence Thursday he will devote a morning while in Paris to a talk with US negotiators at the Paris peace talks But he saic did not see the possibility he would iiave any contact with the Vortfri Vietnamese or Viet Cong while he was lere The entire European venture was seen as a prelude to a jossible summit meeting with Russian leaders Nixon said Continued On Page Twelve Sentenced By Judge Boden Trial Ends With Guilty Plea Trial of a case in Huntingdon County Criminal Court came to arf unexpected end today when thedefendant Robert R Boden 29 Shippensburg pleaded guilty to the charge of pointing a dead ly weapon With the approval of District Attorney Newton C Taylor the presiding judge the Hon R Merle Heffner accepted the de fendants plea Boden also was being tried or a second charge a violation ol the Uniform Firearms Act anc Mount Union Church Has New Pastor 11 i UIC umiuiui r u cai iiu nvt auvi The Right Rev Father Basil tne DA agreed to nolle prosse who formerly served as paslor of Saints Peter and Paul Ortho dox Church in Mount Union rom 1963 to May of 1968 has been reassigned as paslor of the church The pastor noted the changesj evidence presented at yester which have occurred in many i days court session he Heffner this indictment Judge Heffner warned Boden that but for the grace of God you might have been here or a murder charge The jurist jtold the defendant that from the churches has necessitated call ing the attention of Orthodox Christians to the fact that all orthodox practices and services remain the same The Orthodox faith is based on the teachings of Christ Meat Pare Sunday will be ob served onSunday February 16 at the Sis Peter and Paul Church to warn the parishioners not to fall into carelessness re garding salvation The Gospel will concern the last judgment After this Sunday the Orthodox are forbidden to eat the flesh or product of warmblooded ani mals Ancestoral Saturday Febru ary1 8 is the day Holy Liturgy Continued On Page Two saw no justification for Boden act of pointing a 45 automatic pistol at a Mourrt Union resi dent during a fracas last July Below Surface Deadlock Talks Are Continuiijg PARIS UPI UnitedStates Vietnam are having secret contacts outside seemingly deadlocked Vietnam peace confer ence sessions very reliable diplomatic Campaign Explained Thirty eight volunteers at tended the Huntingdon County orientation dinner session of the Juniata College Margin of Dif ference campaign last night on the Juniata campus The dinner was followed by a complete orientation session for the Huntingdon County vol unteers who are serving as leaders in the cam paign Greetings were extended to the group by Thomas Oeffner Huntingdon County chairman of the drive Oeffner1 also intro duced the Margin of Differ ence leaders to the group in cluding Juniatas director of de velopment H Gerald Quigg Quigg proceeded to give i thorough rundown of the cam paign to tbpoe in attendance and also assigned campaign Continued On Twelve 17 District Attorney Taylor rei ported to the court on the plea bargaining and then asked for a heavy sentence for lhe de fendant noting that Boden and his two companions had wil fully inflamed the community of Mount Union on the night in question Earlier the DA had referred to the event as a nasty incident with strong racial1 overtones Judge Heffner sentenced Boden lo pay the costs and a fine of the maximum per missible under the law He also Continued On Page Five said today A source in direct contact with the talks said There has never been a breakup in private talks between the American and North Vietnamese delegations The contacts established last fall continue There has been a contact between the two delegations since the fourway Paris talks started Jan 18 The sources said they under stood the North Vietnamese might be open to new intensive contacts similar to those that allowed American and Hanoi negotiators lo break a prolonged deadlock and reach an agree ment on a full halt of American air raids on North Vietnam American and North Vietna mese officials refused to discuss the reportThe two delegations always have been extremely careful not to publicize their backstage contacts designed to break impasses thatdevelop in the plenary sessions of the talks The report on continuec contacts between Washington and Hanoi came in the wake o a new fruitless plenary session of the Paris conference Henry Oabot Lodge went ou Americans Win Battle Of Batangan SA1GON UPI Americas orces have won the battlefor Balangan Peninsula killing 200 ommunist troops capturing 49t more and forcing the real up against the South China Sea in a 24day campaign military spokesmen said today They said that in addition to die 491 Communists captured another 32 defected to the aP lied side during the 3000 man US operation the largest anv phibious assault since Bit Korean War The spokesmen said US losses in the sweep up the two mile square tip of the sandy peninsula have been 46 men killed and 204 wounded Elsewhere Communist gun ners in south Vietnam shot down two more US Army helicopters raising to 1002 number of such American aircraft lost in the country Continued On Page Two I Continued On Page Two Last In A Series On Shoplifting Mirror Mirror On The Wall By JOSEPHINE B McMEEN Mirror mirror on the wall The Huntingdon store keeper with 11 large mirrors arranged on the walls and ceiling of his place otbusiness doesnt the fairest of them all Hes looking for shoplifters And hes seen plenty a ihough not recently not within the past six months Mirrors a simple precaution used device throughout the country tofight the shoplifting epidemic In line with the times a Huntingdon drug store with high shelving and hidden corners is being measured effective for this store owner who has a multitude of items in a small space When they were first installed the owner picked up five or six offenders every week for about a year They were not prosecuted The stolen items wercTecovered and the ordered to leave the store and not return Once the word got around With those mirrors ne can see any place in the store shoplift ing tapered off Used WMely Mirrors an tht most widely Three Huntingdon stores have precautionary aids built right in to their designs balconies Prom these vantage points man agement and staff have a par tial or overall Anew of their merchandise and customers To this observer Hie floor oi onestore seemed very close from the balcony And the man ager found it close enough just last week to call to a woman about to put a stolen item in her ipurse1 Just a minute and 111 clerk to help you Alert ClerkV When it comes to stopping the hands of the light fingered cus tomer the m o s t efficient pre caution is an alert clerk Gone are the days of one cus tomer one clerk shopping Self service arrangements put added responsibility ori the shoulders of store personnel who must be THE WEATHER Mostly ckwdy and cold with chance of scattered snow today High mostly in Variable cloudiness and coW toaight Low in Ms Saturday in creasing cloudiness and warmer with chance of rail or snow by night High Satvday to Ml to 4tv Ovtlook for Soa day ckwdy aad cooler with rain or wow ckastgteg to flu t aware of all customers in areas while lending to their stocking chores or rearranging counter displays Most of the 12 Huntingdon store managers interviewed for this series spoke of training ses sions for their personnel to which specific instructions for preventing shoplifting are given Give customers good service Recognize all customers your area remembering thai nod in his direction ly puts the potential thief on the defensive Keep moving Look for those persons on the suspicious list sM stores have Watch fcr the telltale of lifter hisjerky mentstneyU Jrequertly him away Tfceres Most chain stores have com pany security onSoers aod one hard bit supermarket in Continued On Ttn   

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