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   Daily News (Newspaper) - February 18, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                State Library Education Building Pa 17126 Viet Cong Leader Dashes Hope Of THE DAILY VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY FEBRUARY 181969 NO 16 Projected Target Dates 1980 and 2020 Action Plans Unveiled For Susquehanna Basin Public Meeting Is Thursday In Mount Union Mount Union area residents of the public meeting to be held on Thursday evening February 20th in ttie auditor ium of Uie Mount Union Area High School The proposed com munity swimming poo f o r Municipal Park will be dis cussed at this lime The pool issue was discus sed at the adjourned borough council meeting on February 12th Councilmen were con fronted witih the fact that in order to construct the pcol real estate taxes would have to be raised three and one half to four mills for the next 30 years to cover the bor oughs share of the conslruc tion and maintenance Area citizens will have the opportunity at this session to give their opinion as to wheth er the pool should be con structed year study conducted fay the ivorkshop and its proposals for jhe Susquehanna River subbas Students At Peim State Pay Damages UNIVERSITY PARK Pa group of 200 students who staged a demonstration in side Pennsylvania State Univer sitys administration building to back up demands for campus reform promptly took up a collection to pay for the damages The demonstrators gathered in Old Main a century old brick building in the heart of the main campus after nine of them had given a list of de mands to university President Eric A Walkers secretary Some of the furniture in the building was damaged but no major incidents were reported The group which calls itsell the Steering Committee to Re form the University sought a ban on military recruitmeril end equal rights for women Although Walker did not meet with Ihe group the student1 said they expected to hear from the president by next Monday They said they will not nego Continued On Page Five THE WEATHER Fair today tonight and Wednesday mid 30s to mid tonight upper teens to low ids Highs Wednesday upper 30s lo the IOs Outlook for Thursday little change By LYNN STIIE1GHTIFF County News Editor Two action plans one early and one long range were unveiled at St Francis College Lo retto before some 60 government planning and development officials from a sixcounty area yesterday afternoon Members of the Plan Formu lation Workshop acting for the coordinating committee of the Susquehanna River Basin Com pact presented a prospectus for development within the basin in the area stretching from Mount Union to Johnstown and south to the Maryland State line Officials from Huntingdon Fulton Blair Bedford and Cam aria Counties met under the auspices of he Turnpike Dis irict Planning and Development Commission at the John K Ken nedy Center St Francis College to hear theresults of thefive m six Target Dales The early action plan includes he neEds and solutions to wa le r problems within the subbas in to 1980 the long range plan projected development to be completed by the year 2020 Emphasis was placed on four definite kinds of development local water supply and water quality maintenance removal of acid mine drainage pollution flood control and the develop ment of recreational resources The workshop pointed out from the outset of the session that it had placed a high value on nat ural areas or scenic river reaches during its considera tions Continued On Page Two Three Areas Plan Lenten Programs Churches in the Marklesburg Entriken and Russellville areas have scheduled union services for Lent Those churches in the Mar klesburg vicinity have listec Wednesday evening services while the Entriken and Russell ville congregations will meel on Sunday evenings during the Lenten season Likewise these congrega tions will worship together on Good Friday Easter sunrise services have been scheduled as well For Marklesburg the follow ing schedule will be maintain ed Ash Wednesday February 19 at pm in the Markles burg Lutheran Church with meditation by lay minister E Levain Fouse February 2fi in Zion United Church of Christ the Rev C Roscoe Wareham minister o the James Creek Church of thi Reels Close Key Highway To Berlin BERLIN East Germa y today shut off the main ilghway from West Berlin to Vest Germany for an horn1 and 50 minutes West Berlin police It was the toughest crack down yet in new pressure on Berlin Western officials said nay be a Communist test of Coast Hit By Storm The remnants of a weekend storm in the Southeast spent their fury on the midAtlantic Coast today Where gale warn ings were up Inland the Southern Appala chians still were getting a little snow and light snow fell in the Northern Plains and northern Great Lakes region Gale warnings were in effecl today from Cape May NJ to Cape Lookout NC with expected to be about two fee I above normal from the Virginia Capesto Hatteras Louisville Ky got another inch within a sixhour period ending early today raising the snow cover there to two inches Except for the snow in the Appalachian area and acros Ihe North the only precipitation vas scattered light rain across Northern and Central Califor nia 2 Students Injured Cai Demolished Two Dickinson College stu dents were injured last evening and Ihe car in which they were riding was demolished in crash near Orhisonia State Police said the students en route lo a meeting at Junia ra college were treated by an HONG KONG UPI Three pleasure physician They were T i irlfvnttfinrl T yachts apparently seized by Communist China bobbed at anchor today in a mainland Chinese harbor near Macao spotted by coastal sailors Peking maintained official silence on the fate of the 15 persons aboard including lour Americans Peking Silent On Fate Of 15 Aboard Pleasure Yachts Seized By Reds Brethren speaking March 5 in James Creek Church of the Brethren with meditation by Charles L States a layman March 12 in Marklesburg Lutheran Church with the Rev E Z Utts supply minister o the James Creek United Meth odist Church speaking March 19 in the Marklesburg United Methodist Church wit churchwomen from Hie fou churches providing the medite tion March 26 in Zion Unite Church of Christ with a Luth eran minister giving the medi la lion Good Friday in James Creek Church of the Brethren with meditation by 01 air S He I rick EntrikenRussellville churche will have the following sched ule February 23 at pm in the Entriken United Methodist Church with meditation by Mrs Harry D Keith 2 in St Matthews Continued On Page Two For 110 Minutes Fire Damages Home Along Licking Creek The Mount Union Fire Com pany was summoned at pm on Moriday to extinguish a fire at the residence of Mr and Mrs Robert Oalupca Lick ing Creek Road There was extensive damage lo the ceiling and partitions of the second floor of theCalupca home Firemen worked under the di rection of Fire Chief Bred B Appleby Jr assisted by Lt Jer President Nixon The Bast Germans minute shutdown of westbound raffrc blocked West Berlins chief road movement to the West German border 110 miles o the West ry Shapiro Appleby noted the cause the fire was undetermined of Gave No Reason West Berlin police said the East German guards at Babel sberg gave no reason for closing he checkpoint Diplomats said the closing of the checkpoint and the traffic delay could have been a ioretaste of Cornm wrist harass ment in retaliation for West ermany holding its presiden tial election in West Berlin March 5 Western officials said the full hroated East German and Moscow denunciation of the ilectoral college session possi bly stemmed from a desire to ee how firm was Nixons desire to preserve Western authority in Berlin Nixon is scheduled to visit West Berlin Feb 27 during a European tour Calling the electoral college meeting an illegal show of German authority in the divided city the Soviet military newspa per Red Star today hinted the Russians might reconsider the entire mailer of Western access to Berlin Continued On Page Two Ten Mount Union firemen with the pumper and squad truck answered the call Mutual aid was received from die Newton Wayne Fire Com pany who sent ten men a pump er and a tanker Water from the booster tank was used to bring the fire un der control County Will Send 22 Men For Physicals Huntingdon County oday was directed by Selective Service lo send 22 men for preinduction physical exam inations on Monday March 10 Earlier Local Board No 75 had been ordered to send 10 men for induction on he same date The two groups will ravel hy bus to New Cumberland ArrayVepot Notices were mailed today o the men being ordered to report for exams They are being directed to report to draft headquarters in Hunt ingdon at am March 10 Vow To Continue Fighting PARIS DPI Viet ong negotiators to the Vietnam talks today re jected the idea of an imminent ceasefire and vowed to continue to fight Tran Buu Kiem leader of the Viet Cong delegation said in an interview Tire people of South Vietnam will continue to fighl until they have achieved their objectives Kiem said these aims formed the fivepoint demand of the Viet Congs National Liberation Front NLF on which a cease fire would be conditional He also reiterated ihis declaration that no durable agreement could be reached in the peace talks here while the preset Saigon regime remained in power Kiems statement came as Allied troops resumed Itheir war routine in Vietnam after a 2 hour truce Monday to mark the Tet lunar new year Vietnam delegates lo the talks observed the New Year celebra tion with no scheduled working conferences Monday in prepara tion for Thursdays fifth full scale talks session at the Hole Majestic The Viet Cong delegalior deputy leader Tran Hoai Nam in an interview publisher AJonday rejected speculation oi new talks developments in connection with President Nix ons forthcoming visit to Paris Nam said the visit did no interest the Communist negoti a tors and added all American leaders know thai the time has passed wlwn the United Slates wasCallingthe game The North Vietnamese am Viet Cong are reported to be awaiting the return to Paris of senior Hanoi Politburo member Due Tiio who flew home via Moscow Feb 10 Continued On Page Five Focusing OH TaxExempt Organisation9 Congress Takes First Step In Overhaul Of Tax System WASHINGTON UPI Congress took itssj first big step in 15 years today toward overhaul ing the federal tax system by focusing on tax exempt organizations The House Ways and Means Committee opened the first phase of its taxreform hear ings into alleged loopholes and abuses thai give preferential tax treatment lo many Ameri cans mostly in high income Lenleii Evangelistic Services Scheduled Every Sunday during Lent at 7 pm the Huntingdon First BapUst Church the Rev Rob ert L Salmons pastor will have special Lenten evangelis tic services Different speakers will par ticipate each week The Rev Richard Hawley director of evangelism for the Pennsylvania Baptist Conven tion will be he speaker this week at the February 23 serv ice The public is invited to at tend these special seivices brackets 50 witnesses signed up to testify on laxexempt founda tions This will take at least two weeks Witnesses include Ford Foundation President McGeorge former top White House aide under Presidents Kennedy and offi dais of other large foundations such as the Carnegie and Roc kef e I le r Fo u nd a Lions LeadOff Witness The leadoff witness was to be Rep Wright Patman DTex who has been investigating th 32000 foundations which pay n taxes for more than a dozen years as chairman of another special subcommittee Id like to see all thesi loopholes plugged up Palmai said before the hearings go under way He was ready t testify a bill a day could b passed by Congress to clos loopholes and insure everyoii pays his tax fair share Ways and Means Chairma Wilbur D Mills DArk is 01 record favoring reform He sai he hoped to get some legislatioi passed this year perhaps in Hi area of foundations but sai any major overhaul could no come before 1970 Numerous congressmen re ported dozens of letters riail complaining about people wh do not pay enough taxes Rep John W Byrnesf Continued On Page Five HAROLD WILSON POPE PAUL VI KURT KIESINGER These Lhiee world are included with President diaries De on the call list for President Richard M Nixon in his forth coming trip k Europe After a stop at NATO heaidquarters in Belgium he wHi visit Brit ish Prime Minister Harold Wilson and then German Chancellor Kurt Kiesinger Following a stop inBerlin his flies lo Paiis for talks witfo De Gaulle and then the eightday visit at wilh Pope Paul VI The trip is scheduled to get under way on Sunday February 23 Of League Sponsored Lecture Chinas Role In World Is Topic Measured in terms of world power China casts menacing shadows in the opinion of a Lewislown native Brig Gen Samuel B Grif Narick Wauls To Inspect Tally Sheets PITTSBURGH UPt Emil He has not yet lost his battle to unseat United Steelworkers union USWj President JW Abel de mands to inspect tally sheaUf compiletl in unions 24 districts during the Feb ll balloting Abel was declared the winner of the election on the basis of unofficial returns but the offi cial count by the Honest Ballot Association and three interna tional tellers does not begin un til Friday The Emil Narick for Presi dent Committee said the ac uil figures on 50 per cent of the vote cast shows that total inal results should favor Mr Narick It claims Narick won he eleclion The Committees statement was issued in rebuttal fo an an nouncement by James P Grif fin USW District 26 director of fith The author of numerous and articles on the history and potential of modern Communist China Gen Griffith will a public lecture Monday eve ning Feb 24 at in Colleges Alumni Hall The lecture is sponsored by the League of Women Voters Education Fund and is the first in a series designed to create greater understanding of current world Speaking on Chinas p 1 a e in the world the former Ma rine Corps general will draw on his experience as a fighting man in the Pacific Theatre during World War II as the command ing officer of Marines stationed at Tsingtao China and also a scholar with a Doctor of Phil osophy degree from Oxford Uni Continued On Five 2nd Lecture To Be Held February 20 The second lecture in series Yrumgstown Ohio who saidjon Black Heritage will be Abel had an insurmountable lead In a telegram sent to all dis trict directors Narick said hs would require and accordingly demand to see the tally sheets INSIDE THE NEWS Almanac 6 Ann Landers in Classified Ads 9 Comics 7 Crossword Puzzle 9 Columnists 6 Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 jModem American Literature given at Juniata College on Thursday Februajy 20 at pm in Hall In the lecture this week which is irpen to the public as well as faculty and students is Dr Nancy Tischler associate professor of English artihu manities at the Middletown cam pus of the Pennsylvania State University Sponsored by the Juniata Stu dent Government the lectures are designed to provide a great er appreciation of the contribu tion ro America of the Negra citizens Dr Tischler will speak on The Image of the Negro in Obituaries Society And Club News 8 Sports 4 Through These Doors 10 Mililants Battle At San Francisco The crewmen of cargo junks that ply the nearby Pearl River estuary reported Monday they had sighted the three yachts for the first erne since they disappeared Sunday while on a Chinese New Year pleasure cruise from this British colony to Portuguese Macao The crewmen said hoy saw Itlic boals in Ihe harbor of a wishing village a few miles Ifrom Macao the Portuguese nclave 45 miles from Hong Kong Authorities in Hong Kong ave said they were convinced s yachts had been intercepted Red Chinese gunboats while ciuising from Hong Kong to Macao Diplomats from several coun tries said attcmpls were being made lo persuade Peking to admit capturing the yachts and agree to return them witji their passengers to Hong Kong They reported no positive response to their queries The chairman of the Macao Yacht Club Hernando Mccado Pinto said he was in contact with provincial authorities in Canton through Communist intermediaries and had been assured they would investi gate the incident Continued On Page Three Crist 18 Camp Hill the driver and William Sloan 17 Carlisle The accidenthappened at pm on Route 522 about two miles south of Orbisonia Investicators said Miss Crist was northbound operating a 1962 Buick sedan She was blind ed hy the lights of an oncoming vehicle and ran onto the right berm Her car climbed a bank hit two trees and then returned to the roadway Damage to the car was esti mated at its full value Guardsmen Keeping Tight Hold On College Campus Militant students at the University of Wisindicated they were very much ing behind closed curtains in the A graduate of Wilson Teach College Dr Tischler won a Fullbright Scholarship for study at the University College of the Southwest Ester England On her return ifo the United Staies she earned her MA and Continued On Page Five consin today kept an eye on National Guards men police and another troublesome group To Investigate WASHINGTON UP The Senate has voted to spend 36 million to investigate various things Most of the money goes to pay more than 450 employes iisted by Senate committees and subcommittees as investigative staff The hayakawas Militants planned a rally today but university officials said the situation had eased enough to permit a substan tial reduction of the 2100 guardsmen who had been on duty near the campus since last Wednesday Only 200 militants attended a Monday nigifot rally at the Library fewer than previous nights When you get in this said Paul Soglin a militant student who is a Madison aWerman If people keep dropping out maybe the Haya kawas wMi take over He referred to students wearing armbands with Ihe letter H on them symbolizing S I Hayakawa acting pres ident of San Francisco State College Hayakawas sdiool mean while had its first day of the spring semester Monday after movement stay lo te twoweek break and militants alive and kicking Last Nov 6 two minority student groups declared a student strike on behalf of derrfcmds for an autonomous Black Studies De partment and the school has had violent incidents and 600 arrests since then Striken Attend Class Student strikers Monday at tended classes to beat a new enrollment check then disrupt ed thepolitical science class of Dr John Bunzel a critic of black nationalism They read Quotations from Chairman Mao and shouted for 20 minutes Spotting police watch small auditorium they shouted Pig and made oinking sounds At other campuses Monday 200 students demon strating for a ban on military recruitment and equal rights for women at the 22000studcnt Pennsylvania Slate University damaged furniture in the Administration Building aud immediately took up a collec tion to pay for the damage Tte students also asked that the school credits not for give academic reserve officers training programs and keep military recruiters off campus Continued On Page Three Liuzzos Daughter Is On Probation SAN ANTONIO Tex Mary Eva Liuzzo 21 daughter of Mrs Viola Liuzzo a civil rights worker killed in Alabama in 1965 was given a threeyear probated sentence Monday for possession of marijuana She was apprehended at the San Antonio International Air port July 24 1966 by agents who said they found two ounces of marijuana hidden in her brassiere My nightmare is aha said when she heard US Court Judge Adrian A Spears decision She told reporters she leaving for her Detroit home and planned to attend Oakland University in Oakland Calif in September U major in psycho logy   

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