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Daily News (Newspaper) - February 13, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania libr v 5 r House Republicans Represents Break With Gov Shaf er HARRISBURG House Republicans have come out with their own version of a budget for fiscal 196970 They say it will call for little new spending and no new taxes We strongly feel that the people want a time to digest and absorb all the programs that already exist said House Minority Leader Rep Lee A Donaldson Jr RAllegheny as he unveiled the alternate budget Wednesday They are just not in mood for more taxes at this line The Republican action said to have the unanimous approv al of the caucus represented a break with Gov Raymond P Shafer wiw proposed a billion budget and recommend ed a state income tax to bal ance it Tiie governors proposed budget and taxation plans have been presented in good faith and know that lie believes his approach is the right one or Pennsylvania Donaldson siiid We also believe sincere ly that we are doing the right things for Pennsylvania Evidently House Speaker Herbert Kinsman also believed the GOP caucus was doing the right thing for Pennsylvania We applaud the fact that the Republican leadership has finaJy got religion and decided to join us in efforts to cut the budget the Philadelphia Dem ocrat said Its too bad they didnt show the same zeal two years ago and last year when they let the Democratic party go its own way m trying to solve our budgetary woes I THE WEATHER Windy and coM with snow flurries t o d a y Additional snow accumulation possibly an inch High in the mid 20s Mostly cloudy with snow flurries ending tonight Low to 16 Partly cloudy and not quite as cold Friday High in the 20s Saturday fair and a little warmer Under their line spending blueprint the Repub licans plan to start with the current budget of billion and add only mandated expendi tures including million in increased school subsidies to pay for higher teachers sala ries AM new programs recom mended by the Governors Priorities Commission would be eliminated and the GOP cau cus would strip the governors plan to raise welfare payments The Republican plan calls for only a 5 per cent salary in crease for state employes in stead of 10 per cent as recom mended by Shafer The governor said he wel comed all counter proposals but would stand firm on his own In fact he is taking his case before the public with a series of town meetings throughout Pennsylvania starting late next month But the House GOP leadership does not exactly plan to sit on Us own budget We expect io have 96 sales men out in the field ourselves Donaldson said Republicans 96 members in the House and they would need at least six Democratic voles to pik their budget across Despite an apparent conflict tile GOP leaders denied their move was a revolt against the governor It is not nn open revolt Donaldson said It is a dras tic difference of opinion be tween ourselves and the gover nor Aside from giving Pennsyl vanians a breather from taxes Rep H Jack Lobanon said the House Re publican plan would givs every one a chance to reflect whetlwr the federal government should be bearing a larger share of massive aid piograms such as welfare and urban assistance or whether money is the an Kwer Is hhe answer to lie prob lem another ten hundred or two hundred million dollars INSIDE THE NEWS Aim Landers 12 Classified Ads Jl Comics 9 Crossword Puxzle 11 Columnists 6 Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 Society And Club News 8 Sports 4 Sunday School Lesson 12 the GOP statement questioned Are we doing something bas ically wrong that more money simply wont solve We had better find out Besides eliminating proposed new programs the Republicans plan to take a look at current spending to make sure money isnt being wasted just because we always did it thit way Sellzer admitted the plan M not a panacea and may be postponing an income tax for a year We are not permanently re solving Uie problem he said Tile House Repifoltcan lead ers said their Senate counter parts have expressed consid erable interest in Hie alter nate proposal but no caucus position has been taken on the matter THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13 1969 NO 12 Mount Union Pool Question Will Go To Public Meeting In Case Is Declared B Jurist Judge Named Domestic Relations Officer Logue Is Appointed To Fill New Comity Position The final trial for the second vcak of the February Term oil Huntingdon Court came after the noon recess yeSmestic relations officer in the Huntingdon Coun Judge R Merle Hcffner Probation Department clued a mistrial in the case of Commonwealth vs Ross G4t St Francis Judge R Merle Heffner today announced County Criminaltne appointment of Arthur G Logue Jr deputy to a sudden endcounty treasurer to fill the new position of do Metz Petersburg sustaining the defense motion for tie withi drawai of a juror The withdrawing of a juror j is a technical legal term which means the same as declaring ai mistrial j In view of the lack of lestimoi ry the jurist said he had no al ternative but to declare a mis trial i Will Review River Basin Prospectus prospectus has been dehf e 5 Logue 47 will take over his responsibilities on March 10 the jurist said Raymond A Holland acting director of probation services recommended the appointment 01 a domestic relations officer as a part of his reorganization pro gram of the department Many large probation offices have a domestic relations officer and Judge Heffner said Metz 65 was being tried forjveloped by the Susquehannai f tipsy driving the alleged offenseRiver Basins coordinating comj onsarQ sleP tor having taken place last Sept 23imittee concerning on Route 22 Porter Township practices for the resources ofi an accountant will be on Warrior Ridze A car operithe basin through the vear 2020 responsible for all money ated by the defendant was ini On Mondav Februarv 17 is ex volvea m an accident on mli Md at that than a quar dale and Metz was badly Coll ege Lorett o from ill Ha mi dollars wil be lo 5 pm to review the b toe Apartment this ftflocal leaded meet technical personnel froml federal and stale agencies in re v District Attorney Newton Ci Continued On Page Tea Cargo Lost Iii Accident the do officer Wlth PrwiQjng ard to fhe prospectus and oj Continued On Page Two make comment on plans for their area I For the past six years the i committee chaired by the US A truck lose its paper wood Army Corps of Engineers has cargo inWarriors Mark yesterbeen engaged in the compre day afterncon as the result offensive study of the basin iis a minor traffic mishap and related land re paperwood hit but did not damsources 530 cte monument located in Invitations to discuss the pro the heart of the town grcSs of the work so far as ititodav battled Allies Try To Prevent Offensive 5AIGON forces ARTHUR G LOGUE JR Cost Would Force Hike In Tax Load Seven Mount Union borough councilmen met for several hours in an adjourned session last night to make de cisions on two important matters concerning bor ough residents The first JN the construction of a commun ity swimming pool at the cost of including contingen cy fees Borough engineers Jack Dix on and Curt Yocum were on hand and explained why the cost of the pool was so much more than the original estimat ed cost of Proposals Rejected By Reds PARIS United States called on the Commu nists today to give a positive response to allied proposals on Jerescalation of the Vietnam iVar as a prelude to peace The appeal of chief US negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge ell of deaf ears however Tran Buu Kiem chief negotia or of the Viet Congs National liberation Front reject ed out of hand the allied proposals that the currenl peace conference dis cuss mliitary matters before resolving the political future of South Vietnam The foreign minister of the reiterated his warning that he Communists would continue fighting until the complete withdrawal of American and other allied forces Lodge in a terse speech re lating allied proposals urged North Vietnam and the Viet Cong to join the allies in an attempt to find ways to separate the contending forces and arrange for the withdrawal ofexternal elements Lodge said that in an effort to begin creating tne necessary atmosphere for a peaceful settlement the United States las made concrete proposals regarding the Demilitarized Continued On Page Five Mount Union Borough Council President Robert C Goodman this morning an nounced that the special meet ing will be held in the Mount Union Area High School Horrom on Thursday Feb ruary 20 at pm Woman Hurt lii Crash At Seven Stars A Spruce Creek woman suf fered a minor knee injury late materials and he raising of labor wages since the After taking a week to re view the contract bids the en gineers attributed the addition amount on the high cost of Road PKtsoursn iess oi me worn so tar as itioaay battled to smash a ilales to iocal needs and probjCommunist buildup threatening ms have been issued by the3 major Red offensive eplied by dropping 700 Frey was Tow p Vractor hauHng on solutions to proo Kinaham semitrailer lemf m thcir areas envisiontrns Gene R Walk 41 Port Maed bv lhe coordinating commitj tilda RDI was southbound onteeDiscussions will be ear fc Route 550 operatina 8 1S45 lnrat the Februan 17 meeting raldlnS ternaiional truck loaded with problems which must be met tne LS papenvood 1930 5 cop a snot Cochran halted at the stop In all sixteen federal to shn and then pulled into thenearly three dozen state agen Continued On Page Five I Continued On Page Ten yesterday in a S2000 twove hicle accident at the Seven Stars Intersection on Route 45 west of Franklinville State Police said Charles An drus 26 of 729 Washington Avenue Carnegie was east bound at pm operating a 1966 Buick sedan He lost con trol of his car and failed to the negotiate a right curve result that his vehicle went into the other traffic lane and hit 900 Guardsmen Patrol Campus At Wisconsin Nine hundred Nations ijtration Building for the 5th day G trcismen palroled the today considering what to do turesque University of Wisconjafter a faculty committee scampus today to prevent recommended extending for one further disruptions of classes byear the contract of the radical black and white militantswoman sociology professor over demanding a black curriculumwhom the students demonstrat ant more Negro faculty memcd The professor rejected the hers j Gov Warren Knowles activatNegro students took over ed the Guardsmen at Chicagos Roosevelt the first use of a militia on atljnivcrsily for the third straight northern a fourth Wednesday and conducted les day in which in oiack history and black psychology A student boycott forced cancellation of classes at Mississippi Valiey State College an allNegro school at Itti Continued On Page Ten fought with nonstriking studentj and teachers routed some classes and snarled traffc At the University of Chicago militants were in the Adminis Americans were killed and three were wounded in the trio of downings Four more chop pers in the same area were Continued On Page Five County Given 10Man March Draft Quota Huntingdon County Draft Board No 75 today wax or dered to send 11 men for in duction next month The draftees are to report on Monday March at am Orders directing the men to report at that time were mailed May They will travel to New Cumberland Army Depot via train The board also will receive a quota for men for p r einduction physicals They will report on tie same date and at toe same hour spruce Continued On Page Ten original plans were formulated last year Dixon and Yocum spent a day in Harrisburg with officials of the State Department of Com munity Affairs to go over the plans and contracts to deter mine whether the department would approve payment of hall of the cost of construction The department agreed to finance of the total amount of the pool However borough councilmen discussed the matter for a cou Continued On Page Ten State Has 80 Witnesses Rendy Reports Of Deal Denied In Trial LOS ANGELES fUPI The people today accused Sirhan B Sirhan to his face of the mur der of Sen Robert F Kennedy There were reports of a possible deal under vhich Sirhan would change his plea to guilty anc accept a life sentence but a defense attorney said late Wednesday The trial will go on After five weeks of selection and for quashing jury defense motions the indictment Deputy Dist Alty Lynn Comp ton was cutting through the jungle of technicalities and get ling down to trying the Wyear od Arab immigrant Up to now this has been pretty much the show for Sirhan and his lawyers Today he situation changed Opening Statement New York attorney Zola Herman was ready to make an opening statement for the defense Chief counsel Grant B Cooper stated previously tha Sirhan will admit he fired thi shots which killed Kennedy The prosecutor has lined up approximately 80 witnesses to present the case for the state including eye witnesses wh were feet away when Sirhan fired the shots that mortal wounded Kennedy and injurei five other persons Cooper has said that Sirhan will the witness stand Then will the question Why Continued On Page Ten 4t Meeting Today Dateline Central Pennsylvania Century Of Living ALTOOXA From in the Dank to a total grant of S105830 or 1969 is the story of the Blair County OEO programs anti spokesmen stated here Wednesday The figure s a relief to the OEO in Blair bounty despite two cutbacks of he proposed amount of WILSON MONTGOMERY CLIPPINGER Area Man Marks 100th Birthday Wilson Montgomery Clippinger a residenl of Three Springs Star Route is celebrating his 100th birthday today He was born Feb 13 1869 in Taylor Township Fulton County and has lived there most of his life Mr Clippinger has a good me mory for past events and retains a sense of humor In July 1902 he married the late Mary Knepper and the cou CHAMBBRSBURG Police discovered Tuesday that an un occupied house here had appar ently been entered by the Ship sensburg area antique theft ring vhich was cracked last week Furniture dishes and glass were ound missing from the proper ty owner is presently ji a nursing home Articles onging to other Chambersburg residents were found earlier am ong recovered loot stored by Shippensburg police at the muni cipal station STATE COLLEGE The Cen tre Regional Planning Commis sion Tuesday recommended that die State Department of High Wais construct the interchange of proposed relocated Route 64 and the Siate College bypass near the new State College unit Continued On Page Two pie took up housekeeping on the farm in Taylor Township where he resides The Clippingers had twelve children all of whom are living There are 28 grandchil dren 29 great grandchildren and two great great grand children He is in relatively good health and he admits that h cannot see or hear as well as he did however he continues to watch television and read the newspaper headlines Getting about the house is no problem for him and he walks outdoors when the weather is nice Mr Clippinger is believed to be the oldest resident of Fulton County Ribbon Is Awarded No Court On Monday The September Term of Huntingdon County Civil Court will not open until Tuesday morning Judge R Merle HeK ner said today The jurist explained Judge Arnold D Smorto presi dent judge of Cambria County Ebensburg is being assigned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to preside at the Tues day session Judge Heffner said he will open the Tuesday session at am for motions and petitions from members of the bar and for the transaction of routine matters including pleai of guilty Judge Smorto will take ovef at 10 am and will handle mat ters which Judge Heffner can HARRISBURG UPI Eight not act upon Included are mat thousand Pennsylvania NrationalUers jn which the new Hunting Guardsmen have been County judge was involved uedto wear the stale a practicing attorney Ribbon for duty during civil disihe Wa5 named to the bench 8575 Damage In Huntingdon Accident Two vehicles were damaged a total of in an accident at Fourth and Washington Streets Huntingdon at pm Wed nesday No person was hurt in the mishap Patrolman Edward L Merrills reported Gary Edward Atherton 16 Mill Creek Star Route was northbound on Fourth Street driving a 1963 Dodge sedan Con tinuing into the intersection he pulled into the path of a 1962 Buick sedan which was east bound on Washington Street op erated by the Rev William B Payne 39 of 539 Church Street Huntingdon The left front of the Atherton car was damaged while the right front section of the ministers vehicle was damagen an estimated orders in Pittsburgh last April My 4500 of the guard actual y was sent to the city The others remained on standby Shafer praised all Tuesday for heir immediate response and excellent performance The traverse jurors original ly scheduled to report at am Monday for the opening oi civil court have been ordered to appear at pm Tues Continued On Page Ten Grange Firemen Help Top Bloodmobile Quota Lincoln Grange No 914 and Marklesburg Volunteer Fir Company and Auxiliary com bined their efforts in sponsor ing a successful bloodmobile visit to that area on Wednes day Quota for the day was 50 pints of blood and the total col lected amounted to 67 units 17 additional than quota Solicitors had secured 86 pro spective donors but of this total four were rejected for medical reasons Nineteen persons gave DT the first time and 5ft donors replenished blood already used by area persons who have been hospitalized Location for the collection was the Lincoln Grange Hall Aitch RD E Levain Fouse was chairman of the fourhour visit in the afternoon and Mrs George Mornings tar served M hostess Responsible for registration were Mrs Roy Warnick Mrs Ralph Garner and Mrs Allen Moberg Other staff members includ ed Dr Dickinson Lipphard medical historians Mrs Jack Coffman and Miss Elizabeth Bell nurses Mrs Blanche Hoover Mis Ann Mornuigstar Mrs Franklin Wilsonand Mrs Continued On
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