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   Daily News (Newspaper) - February 10, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED or fm T Liljra VOL MVt CENT PEB COft HUNTINGDON AND MOUIST UNION PA MONDAY FEBRUARY 10 1969 Phone 6434O4O NO 9 rutal Storm Buries East Coast Cities ommissioner Vacancy Is Filled DiCosimo learned By IHeffiier Appointee Heft a 3S Judge R Merle ier today named rearold Mount Union Democrat James D5 osimo to fill s vacan cy on the Huntingdon dunty Board of Com nissioners The juris announced the api ointment shoniy before sires oon recess of Huntingdon Counj f Criminal Court today DiCosimo a clerk at theja court lount Union A P Supermar The other members JAMES DiCOSIMO Delegate Heads 1 Home May Have New Proposals PARIS UFI The key member of North Vietnams delegation to the Vietnam peace con ference flew home to Hanoi today amidst specu lation he was carrying secret American posals to break the deadlocked talks Le Due Tiw the seventh ranked Hanoi Politburo member who is considered the real xnver in its delegation here pro of the on a Soviet Aeroflot flight He will stop in Moscow ancTpekingi before arriving in Hanoi j Tho sought to still speculation ParissLe Bourget Airport I Soviet Aeroflot fliht He Commander et was appointed to fill the unHuntingdon County Board ofabout the importance of his trip CORONADO Calif of Donald r Commissioners are Gordon fold newsmen at the airport The NavyCourt of Inquiry into roadbentwho Hsverstpck of McConnellstownlthe visits were spirnri uw wmoWn u the seizure of the USS Pueblo is an 31 to accept a supervisory and Henry C McCamant oij Political observers noied mat j becoming a chorus of approval o n each lime Tho had returned tojfor the conduct of Cindr Lloyd Paris since the talks on M Bucher as his men are osition with the Pennsylvania oil and Water Conservation Commission DiCosimos apj will continue until thej irst Monday of January 1972 be post pays SSOOO annually Continued On Page Two Second Altooiia Blast Victim Dies Saturday ALTOONA Pa UPI Vietnamopened last May there called to testify had been perceptible shifts inj More of the Pueblos enlisted t l its Judge Heilner also announcediChsrles WUliams 41 died SatC5 ai the new county commisurdav in Hospital r Hanois stand His departure follows the confirmation last week that i North Vietnam andtheUnited icmer will be sworn Into officeburns suffered in an explosion j States are uring s brief ceremony tomoMand fire at his home last Feb 2outside the framework of the ow afternoon at in the Williams son 21 diedimuchpublicized fourparty con ounroom Heffner will presidelsoon after the blast jference t the ceremony and the public i Five other persons in the Will whitehaired Vietnamese s invhed to atiend The Indueliams home were injured in thediplomat expressed pessimism tnrs itill 1 i r 1 PP I f ClilTSnt On Pase Five men were testifying today as the investigation by five admir als began its fourth week Since Hie inqury opened Jan secret contact 20 the crew from the executive officer on down have supported Buchers actions One member1 of lie crew with tears in hisj eyes said he would follow his ion program will precede remained hospijhowever about of the afternoon criminUalized 1 Contuiued On Will Mist Urban Meeting Nixon Watching Weather Extends Stay In Florida on KEY BISCAYNE Fla UPI With ari eyel the weather President Nixon extended Retired Jurist Is Honored skipper anywhere Miles Harvey Euchers civilian attorney said the skipperwould be recalled to testfy end of the inquiry ends Harvey said he would summon high officials to testify if it was necessary to clear Continued On Page Five Today In County j i federal assistance to cities andj JS states Press Sec ret a ry Ronaldj y stay m Florida until this afternoon told reporters here that Ing a White House meeting of the Urban He was expected to take or Washmpoa at 3 pm 3sy with his two weekend opinions and consultants eu Council today session was to v Vice President who also presided resident for national security There had been speculation inthes K I 3no iNew York that Gov Nelson A By staying in Florida most of Rockefeller would take up with1016 Monday Nixon passed up aihe President directly a numberj Clv at meeting of the the governors views on1 Continued On Page Five Civic Da Boy Scout Week Each of the27 Boy Scouts in the 1969 Civic joined his sponsor in the room of the Huntingdon County Courthouse at this morning prior to beginning one country of rnost programs i njviof National Bov Scout Week anu unaer formal through 13 i The Chief Executive flewto Friday night after an Deunusually week at House developed The Hon Swirles L Himes retired president judge was honored at a dinner party Saturday evening by the Hunt ingdon County Bar Association He was presented a scroll attesting o his rare wisdom and ability displayed during more than 15 years on thebench His devotion to legal principals was tempered by his humanitarian belief in jus tice and his concern for the fundamental rights oil the docuinentnotes Attorney Morris M Terrizzi right pres ident ofthe association presentation to express theaffeclionandrespect1ofthelawyers forills retired jurist The scroll is signed by the 14 members of the bar as sociation Eshkol Rejects Egyptian Plan at Key Israel Willing To Discuss Land Israel is willing to negotiate with the Arabs over most of their land it captured in the 1967 Mideast War but will never give up control of Jerusalem or the strategic Syrian heights Is raeli Premier Levi Eshkol said in an interview Worst Snowfall In Eight Years Hits Northeast NEW YORK UP Millionsof persons struggled with the after effects of the worst northeastern snowstorm in eight years today waiting in vain for planes trains buses and taxis In many cases just getting to work proved an impassible task President Nixon looked at the Washington weather map and stayed in Florida an extra day The US Wealher Bureau predicted gradually clearing weather later today but wilh some lingering snow flurries and widespread drifting by gusting winds And much BigStorm Misses District Ole Man Winter spared thft dkging otit Huntingdon County area over In New York Citys Central jthe weekend from Hie worst Park the Weather Bureau storm in eight years reported 15 inches of snow at 7 j but district residents expert am Other parts of Ihe New civied Ihe fringes of ihe storm York area had 16 to20 inches This Not As Great was the greatest accti light snow high winds and bit ter cold temperatures parted to fall in the since the snowstorm of aref lat Saturday night and Feb 3 1961 which dumped 174 continuea early Sunday morning inches on the city But it was not as great as the storm of to coat highways with about two inches of new snow IJWt CJ U11 Hit tl VJl 11 I VJI 1 i i Dec 27 1347 when 253 inches Sunday was rela ively mild 10 slatikeled the city John F Kennedy Internation al Airport where hundreds were stranded reported inches LaGuardia Airport Bridgeport Conn inches Hartford Conn inches Continued On Page Five AtSirlian Trial itinerary and discussed the White House during cvlcDa activities in n o Huntingdon drew youths from 15 Star Scout joins News Staff For Day Star Scout Jeffrey Wright of Troop 215 Trough Creek today joined 28 other Boy Scouts from troops of theOneida District in County in taking part in annual Civic Day exercises Wright was assigned to The Daily News for the day where he as sumed duties as a member erf the local newspapers reporting staff County News Editor Lynn Slreightiff is discussing the way to set up copy with the novice reporter Boy Scout Troops throughout Huntingdon County to various business and governmental of fices for a ninetothree work day Scouts were assigned to varilhe 1969 Huntingdon County ous county officers the Seal campaign March the commissioners the district 6md serving as co Easter Seal Leaders Are Announced Mrs George W Smith Is chairman of special events or attorney the prothonotary register and recorder and treasurer Scouts joined county superintendent schools the sheriff and the the of1 the chief of police at Huntingdon Continued On Page Seven Housing Will Be Topic At Special Meet An important session will be held tonight at pm at the Mount Union Neighborhood Service Center concerning and a prize money maker for Easter Seals over the year food sale or bake sale soup sale hoagie sale In some Continued On Page Five housing for the middleincome families in the Mount Union area The guest speaker will be Sam Saccone of State College associated with the Turnpike District Alonzo Williams chairman of the housing committee of HOPE noted this was an open meeting and invited the public to attend Traffic Accidents Claim 13 Lives Traffic accidents claimed the lives of at least 13 persons in Pennsylvania according to a survey by United Press Inter national Two brothers were kiWed Satr urday night in a cartruck col lision in Robuijon Twpi gheoy County i chairman is Mrs John E Bin ney both of Huntingdon These appointments v import ant to the success of the drive ru finance the programs for the handicapped young and old have been announced by the 69 chairman Ronald E Detwiler Special events cover a wide range of moneyraising projects for Easter Seals all over the county Mrs Smtih is mailing a letter to key women in a number of communities asking their support in sponsoring 2 benefiCJust what kind of bene fit is being left to the individual chairmen perhaps the longes Actor Gabby Hayes Dies HOLLYWOOD Hayes the cantankerous cha racter actor vitro played the lootin sidekick to Hopalong Cassidy and Roy Rogers died Sunday at the age of 83 He was admitted to St Josephs Hospital a week ago for treatment of a heart ailment Funeral services will be private myes usually appeared in Westerns as an irascible but Continued On Seven Eshkol rejected a peace plan attributed to Egyptian Pres ident Gamal Abdel Nasser but said Israel is flexible1 on the question of occupied territory Newsweek magazine reported in its current issue In the crisis area Arab gunners in Jordan twice bom barded an Israeli potash plant at the southern end of the Dead Sea near Sodom Sunday Ihe Israelis charged They said ihe Sodom potash works was hit with Sovietmade Katyusha rockets that caused silent damage and wounded one laborer Israeli forces returned the fire an Israeli communique Continued On Page Five Alternate Jurors Are Being Picked LOS ANGELES attorneys defending Sirhan B Sirhan in his trial for iha jTig of Sen Robert F Kennedy have conceded most of lie points normally contested in a murder trial The complete jury was still being selected today but already the defense has admit ted Sirhan fired the shots that cut down Kennedy last June 5 Opening arguments in the case may begin before the end of this week if the defense and prosecution can agree on six alternate jurors That some times tedious process resumed today Six alternates tentatively have been seated but they can be dismissed without specific cause by peremptory challenges from the defense or prosecution The alternates will hear the case and be locked up nightly along with the regular 12 jurors On Page Five btil high winds developed in the early evening and continued throughout the night while the mercury plunged into the teens Todays outlook called for jgjmostly sunny skies and it will 17 i continue breezy and cold Tht weatherman said there was a possibility of a fewlightsnow flurries It will remain cold tonight with increasing cloudiness and a few snow flurries on Tuesday It will be windy and cold on Wednesday with snow flurries likely The US Weather Bureau ob server in Huntingdon listed a lowreadingof 15 degrees early this morning after a 24hour high of 37 degrees on Sunday There was no precipitation during the period from am Sunday until amMonday however the total for the week end was listed at two arid one half inches of new snow INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 12 Classified Ads 11 Crossword Puzzle II Columnists 6 Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 Sports 4 i Through These Doors 3 Acting Director Holland 111 Probation Position Raymond A Holland juven ile probation officer in Hunting don County since April 1 1968 today was named acting direc tor of probation services for the county by President Judge R Merle Heffner The appointment was aiv nounced at the opening of to days session of court and is ef fective as of Saturday Febru ary 8 Judge Heffner issued the or der and pointed out that the appointment was necessary in order to provide continuity of service Holland will serve in Ihe posi tion made vacant by the resig nation of William Long He re signed to accept a position as Counselor II at the Youth For estry Camp No 3 at Aitch The resignation is effective Februr Continued On Page Two Overheard At Party In Fall 1963 Witness Will Tell Story Of Plot To Kill Kennedy NEW ORLEANS UPI The state called Perry Raymond Russo today to tell his story of listening while Clay L Shaw Lee Harvey Os wald and David W Ferrie plotted in detail the murder of President John F Kennedy Russo 27 an insurance salesman testified at a hearing that in attend nearly two years ago September 1963 he had ed a party in Femes apart ment here in which the in Disi Atty Jim Garrisons opening statement dis cussed and refined the plot Shaw 55 a retired business man is charged with conspiring with me other two now dead to assassinate Kennedy but the charge does not allege murder Russos testimony in Shaws trial in Criminal District Court here will follow that of a state whoesi who Mid he had been hypnotized against his will possibly50 or60 times over a J5year period That witness Charles I Spiesel a New York accountant and tax consultant testified he heard about 10 men including Shaw and Ferrie discussing kill thepresident He said Shaw seemed to be amused at the conversation The witness testified that he being atarmed at the conversa tion said the assassin would get himself Shaw then commercial killed He said asked Ferric a airline pilot if someone could probably fly him the killer out and Ferrie had hemmed and hawed and said yes On cross examination defense Continued On Page Five I THE WEATHER Mostly sunny breezy and cold today with possibly few very light snow flurries High 25 to 32 Clear most of tonight becoming cloudy to ward morning Continued cold with lows tbe opper teens to middle Taesday mostly cloudy with a few SBOW Harries wttfc Wgh temperatam ta opper 2ta aid tower 3ti Windy and cold witt flttrriec tikaiy   

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