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   Daily News (Newspaper) - February 12, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 643404O or 5424641 State Librai ILY VOL ttnt ctxn PKk COPT AND MOUNT UNION PA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 121969 Phone 6434O4O NO 11 Urban Affairs Unit Ready To Change War On Poverty Place Tiro Bom Terrorists Are Busy In Saigon SAIGON UPDCommunist error bombers tried today to blow up two buses carrying about 100 American servicemen in Saiaon but ite Gl pssseiiaersj thwarfed both a temps j The terrorists snached one bomb to a proiective screen bus window but a soldier culi ii loose before i exploded The other bomb placed against the wheel of a bus was discovered and disarmed before it detonat ed In northern South Vietnam 7000 US and allied troops drove into tile A Shau Valley are 2 to break up what American commander said was a Communist buildup threatening the dries of Da Nang Hue and Quang Tri In that drive US Marines today threw back s counterattack killing 12 Communists la Saigon two Viet Cong on a motorcycle hooked a bomb onto a window antigrenade screen of one bus carrying about 50 US ouicers An Army major spotted the charge and alerted Marine Lt Col Harold J Keeling 41 of Topeka Kan Continued On Page Two At County Library Work On Addition Progresses o Approximately 73 per cent of the work is completed in thej construction of the much needi cd addition to the Huntingdon Couniy Library This announce1 mem was made KI monthly meeting of the Hunting don Couniy Library Board of Trustees Board members examined samples oi upholstery finishes and wood paneling to be used in the new are now ready to begin hanging he book shelves in she newly con structed bookstack area snd on April I they plan to Isy the newi carpet throughout the buildingi The Horary staff regrets that the building has had to be closed to the public on several recent occasions because of repairs to the newly installed oil burner The board approved Januarys financial report consistingof receipts ot S2714767 which in eludes stale aid appropriations for 69 and expenditures 01 Continued On Page Two j Editorially Speaking f I No Ordinary Man I Z WhatWas it about Lincoln that he should be rs membered and revered so long after his time He was our 16th president But not all presi dents are particularly wellremembered let alone revered He was a wartime president But there hsve been others and few indeed stand forth so boldly three dimensional from fhs pages of history I rue he presided over the greatest war the nstion had waged to that time a conflict of tragically epic proportions that set brother agamst brother But it was precipitated in part by his own election and left wounds not completely heaied to this day An other in such a situation might as easily hsve aone down in history not as the preserver but as the divider of ths union No it is something more something about the man himself that rhe dramatic circumstances of his presidency only serve to bring into sharper relief A journalist of his time wrote A stranoer meeting him on a country road ianorsnt of his hh tory would have seid He h no ordinary man Continued On Page Three Last Court Trial For Week Opens The second week of the Feb Traverse Jurors To Report Oh Tuesday Members of the Traverse Jury ruary Term of Huntingdonforthe February term of Hunt 1 County Criminal Court was slatingdon County Court today were ed to end today I ordered to report for duty on Proposals Presented To Nixon WASHINGTON UPI President Nixons Urban Affairs Council was likely to present him today with recom mendations for chang ing the war on poverty llie new plan was expected lo strip the Office of Economic Opportunity the Housedirected agency for admi nistering antipoverty programs under the Johnson administra tion of much of its responsibili ties and transfer them to various Cabinet departments such as Health Education and Welfare and Housing and Urban Development Head Start and Upward Bound programs probably will be transferred to the Office of Education and the Job Corps to the Labor Department Health Education and Welfare Secreta ry Robert H Finch indicated to a group of newsmen Monday The Cabinet level policy making group for dealing with urban problems hammered out ways of restructuring the multimillion dollar package of federal programs during a Saturday meeting at the White House while Nixon was vaca tioning in Florida Tiie agenda called for New York Gov Nelson Rockefeller present to the council his views Continued On Page Two New Oath Commissioner James DiCosimo of Mount Union took his oath of office yesterday afternoon in a brief ceremony held at the Huntingdon Comity Courthouse Judge R Merle Heffner presided at the induction pro gram Pictured left to right Commissioner Mrs Helen A GeLz Democratio county vice chairman Guido Alesi Demo cratic county chairman and Judge Heffner Hejfner Administers Oath To Appointee DiCosimo Gives Support To Progressive Program At Sirhans Trial I WAbel Assured Of Re Election PITTSBURGH Steel workers USW President JW Abel led a little known challenger margin of iv o T i i j i UIIL uiw Jim tuiuuut than 2 to 1 today assunng to fte of reelection toa second four year term as leader of the 12 million member union Abel ran as much as 10 lo 1 by his friends and as sociates The newest member of the I i i l nn 1 Oil CtJ aollLUlTI 1 f Testimonv in the last case forTuesaay February 18 at p Huntingdon County Board of m Aarlt a Commissioners said he is an trial this week started thisjm morning and a verdict was exj Judge R Merle Heffner lodayj jpeeted later in the day announced the new time He A jury of seven women and led that the jurors are not to appresident showed his expected staff official in The 60yearold some USW five men was selected Mondavi pear at am on Monday afternoon to hear the case of as originally scheduled Commonwealth vs Ross MetE Petersburg The defendant Implement State Matter Plnn strength in Tuesdays voting in Continued On Page Eighteen iSept 2 and State Trooper Dana M Weller is the prosecutor 1 Judge R Merle Heffner is j presiding at the court session jand District Attorney Newton iC Taylor is representing the commonwealth Attorneys Mor ris M Terrizzi and Joseph W Mullin are representing the de fendant Testimony Heard Testimony in the case of Com monweakh vs Delford Dale jMsrch St was heard yes jterday by Judge Heffner Education Bill Moves In House HARRISBURG UPI House Democrats moved forward Tuesday on one major adjourning for the week The House Perm Central Enineer Is Criticism In Pueblo Inquiry Espionage Unit Chief Is Target iMdifV lUWnj mj ship faced three charges Asj sault with imem to kill assault n L J Doinl Penjl ing and discharging a iweapon with intent to malm and point The Penn Central Railroad deadlvinas referred to the Huntingdon Education Com mittee released to the floor a package of bills designed to im plement longawaited provisions of the master plan for higher education xiousto see til is county move forward in industrial develop recreation especially m view of the huge Rayslown Reservoir project As a strong supporter of countywide plan ning Democratic Commissioner James DiOosi mo of Mount Union said today that he will sup port any projects focused on a highly progres sive programfor Huntingdon County DiCosimo 38 was sworn in yesterday by Judge R Merle Heffner during a public ceremo ny when the afternoon session of court convened Some 200 per sons were present Tor the brief induction program The Huntingdon County jurist was Tnssey Board Meets Action On Coach Post Is Tabled Tussey Mountain School Board heard applications from three persons seeking the posi tion of head football conch In the sharedcounties district last evening at the regular Febru ary meeting of the board Three applications wers heard read by School Board Noting that he considers his President John Folk from appointment to the board as in Newport Du Bois great honor DiCosimo pledgedjand Tussey Mountain who to work for efficient countycoaching qualifications government with the smallest Board opinion split on the Tie tax burden necessary to accomcessity of naming someone to plish a highly progressive projflie head coaching position at gram jthis time and arguments to wait As a careful observer of the I till further on toward he end Continued On Page Eighteen o lhe scn001 ear seemed to Pa Irons List For Concert To Close Friday The patrons list for the Con prevail Aclion Tabled Motion was made to table aclion on the matter til the March board meeting and in the meantime interview the ap plicants and give them a chance to see the school Supervising Principal Harry cordia Choir Concert to be held AI corn gave the report on on Friday February 21 in OlESEA Title 1 projects in the At Die same time the full ler Hall will Friday absence of administrative as chamber adopted a resolutionevening February 14 according isisfanl G Allen Hoover who is lauUiorizing the Education Comto Mrs C Jeweit Henry vacation Approval to pay Countv Juvenile Probation De I Dateline t Central i Pennsylvania Robert R Largent newlyappointed direc toi of the MifflinJuniata Plan his du The jury was being selectedipartment for action the case of Continued On Page Eighteen 1 two Warrior Ridge charged with stoning CQRONADO Calif UPI Lt Stephen Harris who ran the espionage unit on the juniata 001 is coming under increasing criticism liege then served in the US for failure to destroy secret documents Force before entering for Communists cantured the ship justiy school at Penn State Uni The Tuesdv nPtiP jveracy He was planner for Al Area Resident gave the order to begin Qye To destruction of secret papers on vrlc pJtuu J U THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy windy ant cold with snow flurries today and tonight Highs today mid 20s to low 30s Lows lonight in teens to near 20 Thursday variable cloudiness and cold with chance of a few snow flurries Highs in 20s Partly train and injuring the gineer possibly seriously boys PC en miltee to conduct an mvestigaimittee chairman the ESEA bills as presented tion of all aspects of education Additional patrons since the Continued On Page Two The resolution cleared only last listing include afier Republicans tacked on a Mrand Mrs Douglas Smith rider stipulating that expensesMrard Mrs William R Banks of the inquiry be made publicijr Mrs J Wallace Fleck Mr after it is completed They say D VI ware His appointment to the Lewistown post fills a position that has been vacant since last September Largent will re ceive an annual salary of own initiative after Harris1 failed to do so j lUaUllCHS T lUUl Chief Communications Technii The Gar Matthews family oflngn cian James F Kell told a courtMill Creek wishes to publicly of inquiry into the Pueblosexpress its gratitude to those capture by Korea dial hefriends and concern1 BElf EVILLE Community passed tne word to commence ed 3tran2er who uvp ron ifuneraJ director Donald Biggus cloudy and Friday continued cold Sgt W G Noel of the Penn they plan to insist on this for Central police investigated the incident and presented his re port yesterday to Raymond A Holland acting director of pro bation services The two Petersburg R D boys 11 and 13 years of age have admitted the stoning Continued On Page Eighteen emergency destruction in absence of orders from Harrisi Testimony Secret to the Garj Matthews Fund i canniuitv j j Kells testimony was given in alKi have helped in other ways CTPt He i Continued On Page Two ExAlexandria Man Was Mrs Lincolns Mailman Tnere have been thousandsjin Washington in 1865 of books and stories written Boker the Grand Army veter about Abraham Lincoln and an went to live in Springfield many are still coming to light Illinois after he was mustered it is appropriate that op Linout of the service He became a coin s birthday we should servant and a mail carrier riarOTtifri in i ail investigations to prevent a proliferation of witchhunts Rep James J A Gallagher DBucks committee chairman admitted f h e investigation would be a gigantic undertak ing He said he has no idea when hearings will start and what subjects will be covered Major bills released from the committee would set up asin gle board of trustees for the state colleges give admimstra Continued On Page Three secret Monday He described Matthews the father of two r iwwu lofcutcno un in LVSl has been para bs cd Kell 32 of Hayward Calif told the board of five admirals of conducting the inquiry he first On Three The family reports that he is Continued On Three Wible Is Appointed To Water family Clair C Wible of Thre herewith an untold story of a for mer Huntingdon Countiahs as sociation with the Great Eman Added interest is that the year term on the water commission today fay Judge R Merle Heffner The order was handed down today by the judge in line with the recommendation of the Three Springs Borough Council Mary Todd Lincoln was on his route Since Henry was a great ad mirer of Lincoln he gave spe cial mail service to Mrs Lin coln when he learned that she we are indebted for the story Here it is Henry Boker former Alexand ria man and a Civil War veler jan was an honor guard when I the slain President lay in state mail to her personally One rainy day Mrs Lincoln in quired why Henry was not car rying an umbrella When told that he didnt own one Mrs Lin coln Go into the next Continued Oc Page Three Sentence Affirmed The Superior Court of Penn sylvania has affirmed the sen tence imposed by Judge Swirles L Himes in Huntingdon County Court last June J8 in the case of Commonwealth vs Alan Lee Thompson Thompson of Petersburg R D pleaded guilty lo the charg es of burglary and larceny the alleged offenses taking place Dec 24 1967 near Petersburg when a cabin was looted Judge Himes accepted Thomp sons plea and sentenced him to pay the costs and a fine of 6 cents for the use of Huntingdon Continued On Page Three and Mrs John BBrown Mr and Mrs Robert Simpson Mr and Mrs William R Shaffer Mr and Mrs Morris M Ter Mr and Mrs Paul E Reinhart Mrs James C Mor gan Mr andMrs Robert H Jackson Mr and Mrs John Jewett Henry c Jewett Henry Mr and Mrs Sheldon Do re Mr and Mrs Continued On Page Eighteen INSIDE THE NEWS Almanac 6 Along The Juniata 7 Ann Landers 8 Classified Ads 17 Comics 15 Crossword Puzzle 17 Columnists fi Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 Society And Club News 10 Snorts 4 Teacher Power Is Real Sleeping Giant In US Among tlie student the establishment the real sleeping giant is teacher power guiding forces of the n a t i o ns largest occupation group view teacher power as much more than bringing a militant unified stance to the contract bargaining table George D Fischer who last month assumed the presidency of tiie millionmember National Education Association ONE has set as his goal teachers becoming the most influential group of people in America He envisions the day when there will not be an issue facing government that wmt prompt elected officials to call on teachers to express their collective views Naturally expects the NBA to be spokesman High School Teacher Fischer a dynamic and articulate high school teacher in Des Afoihes Iowa during his 18month tenk M NBA president to vigorously promote teacher involvement in only as oindidatw but as influential members of the party power structure and as platform writers hopes to make the NBA Coirtinued On Page Three   

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