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   Daily News (Newspaper) - February 26, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 3424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 NINE CENT1 PEE COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 261969 Phone 6434O40 NO 23 Trailer Home Quickly Destroyed By Flames Flames quickly destroyed a large house trailer along Cold Springs Road yesterday afternoon with a loss esti mated at Volunleer firemen were hampered by lack of water An heroic mother Mrs Larry Green 19 saved her two small children from the trailer home just seconds after an explosion and flash fire made it a raging inferno it Tuesday Court 4 Domestic Relations Cases Heard Four domestic relations cases ere heard by Judge R Merle effner during a 90minute ses on of Huntingdon County Court islerday afternoon Two other ises were scheduled bul wild not be handled due fo the ot that the defendants failed appear as ordered Joseph Baker 71 Penn Street untingdon was ordered to pay Loss In Cold Springs Road Blaze Mother Saves 2 Tots From Blaze An Oneida Township mother and her two small children narrowly escaped death or injury yesterday afternoon when an explosion and fire destroyed their trailer home along Cold Springs Road Linda Green 19yearold wife of Larry Green Huntingdon R D 2 said her only thought at he lime of the blast and flash ire was to grab her two young sfers and escape from the flame Filled structure e costs and also pay per eek to the probalion ent for the use of his wdfe I Sile dlt lllsl tllat and orolby Kathleen Baker saved lier sonLarii 2 eek for the snnport of Tllla 3 and her inor children The defendanlself from any haim so was directed to furnish thej Gleen23 a lineman for Val osecutrix with evidence ofev Rllra Electric Cooperative edical and hospital Just fine at the verage for the children Initime of lie fire Assured that dition directed tolllis and children ware safe port each month the 5looci and washed flames de Ms Fiberglas bonus and the 4 trailer bute 20 per cent of this fighome e for the additional support of Huntingdon Fire Chief Robert On March 5 s two children The Bakers separated b 4 Support Order Given ene R Ripple 42 of tJessell placed the lire loss al including the 10 by 50foot jlrailer and contents Green said I thai the loss is covered by insur igivance ast Water Street M n u n I Jesscll said Mrs Green a nion was directed to pay thedaughter of Mr and Mrs Willi sts and at the rate of S25 perjam D Davis 2771 Warm Springs eek effeclive yesterday forRoad was attempting to light e support of his wife and twojihe oven of the gas stove when Continued On Page Sixteen Continued On Page Eleven ideasl Crisis Is Growing Heart Attack Is Fatal To Eshkol JERUSALEM UPI Prime Minister evi EshkoJ who guided Israel through its avest political and military crises of ecade died of a heart attack today at Project Friend Will Speak At GOP Dinner Robert B Friend Republican Controller of Allegheny are primarily by i tn i f It i tlivslUii Jimiata To Get 2 New Boilers Juniala College announcec plans today to modernize its cen tral heating plant by replacing two coal fired boilers with two natural gas and oil fired boilers each capable of producing 25 000 Ibs of steam per hour According to John T Fike vice president for financial af fairs the contract was awarded to E Keeler Company of Willi amsporl The boilers are to be installed during the summer with com pletion of the work expected by September The new boilers Fike ex Nixon Arrives In Germany On Third Leg Of Mission Red Squeeze OnBerlin Is Feared BERLIN Germa nys refusal to open the Berlin wall more than once this year as part nf a deal with the West revived fears today the Commu nists would renew their squeeze on the isolated city President Nixon is to visil Berlin Thursday East German Premier Will Stoph Tuesday rejected as too ligh West Germanys price Tor moving its March 5 presidential a police convoy rushed Nixon and his German host along the I n low of Sunday where he told the NATO aJlies iie would seek a summit conference wibh Uie Kremlin and then to London for a 40 and a former standout pitcher for the Pittsburgh Piralns will be the guest speaker at the an nual spring banquet of the Huntingdon County Republican Committee County GOP Chairman Don ald K Rinker today announced plans for the annual fund rais ing event Friend best known for his diamond exploits made news on the political front when he won election in heavily Demo cratic Allegheny County The Purdue University grad uate will speak at ihe dinner slated to get under way at pm on Wednesday March 5 al the Elks Home in Hunting don Tickets are now on sale from natural gas w i t h a standby capability pf heating by oil dur ing peak loads Including two 10000 gallon oil tanks water pumpswater soft ener system and alterations to he building the anticipated to Continued On Page Eleven of the GOP com the county and are battlefield aflame the the Right of a new ArabIsraeli confrontation in the members mittee in available al the Department of Highways building Rinker said lhat the ticket sale must be completed by Monday March 3 Entertainment for the eve North Viet Reds Seize 2 Villages SAIGON UiPDCommunist raiders seized two villages on Saigons northern fringes loday and turned back 2000 allied soldiers In houselohouse fight ing US divebombers and artillery strikes left the urban American and South Vietna mese tanks churned into a shee of Communist steel attacking the guerrillas in Dong Lach and Ho Nai just outside Ihe giant US air base at Bien Hoa 15 miles northeast of Saigon ning will be provided by Gullo The lighting erupted jtisl and Fishburn of State College and The Tones from York iddle Easz Jerusalem radio reported He was Elected Republican officials and candidates for office have been invited to attend Special Services Are Planned First Church of God in Saxton has slated special services forj cabinet meeting was called mediately at which sources id Deputy Premier Yigalj Ion would be named acting emier for at least 30 days til a successor can be chosen rs Golda Meir Uie former reign minister was a likely ndidale So was Abba Eban current foreign minisler Eshkol was recovering from luenza al his official res ence when stricken with chest r ins that precipitated the heart at oclock tack His physician Prof The RevWalter 1 Martin oshe Rahmilcf RahmilevilxPast01 of the and Hol las summoned to his lurches of God d at first reported lle message on Continued On Page Eleven Quartet Other follows Saturday praver service World Day of will open the seres on Fnday evening March 8700 Damage o Iii Roiile 22 Accident by the Broad Top services are listed as March 8 at jpm the speaker the Rev Bed jsaul Agee pastor of the Breth iren in Christ Church of Sax ton Music by The Kelncr Family Sunday March 3 with the Rev J L Hull as speaker The n n r m church choir will provide spe Roiite 22 in bnulhficld Townjcja milsic in front of the Marks MondayMarch 10 the Rev Stale Police of Uie Hunling n substation investigated a ocar accident Tuesday others Gulf Service Station person was injured in the 5 pm mishap Sherman Herbser 56 Ilunl zdon RD 1 driving a Ford dan pulled from he south rm across Route 22 to travel the north berm In so doing Continued On Pags Eleven David C Emerson of the Raven Run Church of the Brethren speaking and special music by the Ladies Chorus of the same church Tuesday March II the Rev Lourenna Moreland pastor of Ihe Tabernacle Church of God Continued On Page Five THE WEATHER Cloudy with snow flurries today tonight and Thurs day Little temperature change with highs today and Thursday in Ihe low and mid 30s Lows tonight in mid and upper 2fls Mostly cloudy Friday with a chance of snow flurries afler dawn today opening the fourth day of a nationwide Red Explodes In Anger As Notes Are Read election oul of the city In a teller to West Berlin Mayor Klaus Schuetz Slophjaulobahn into Bonn termed rjvenatic im lo Brussels least three times a year so they could visit relatives and friends in East Berlin The East German news service ADN said Slpph insistedj thai the Communist regime would only open ihe wall this Easter the weekend of April 6 if the election were held elsewhere That offer hud triggered a flurry ol consultations between both sides over a possible easing of tensions building because of the election which the East Germans and the Russians contend is illegal The Communists say Berlin is not a part of West Germany Western officials said the East Germans could renew Continued On Page Two BONN DPI President Nixon arrived in prosperous West Germany today on the third leg of his mission of allied unity and reaffirmed the United States devotion and dedication to the eventual reunification of Germany nation under a durable peace in the world Nixon landed in a snow storm starting to tum into a drizzle But the miserable weal her failed to deter an enthusiastic crowd of school children and other well wishers who yelled willkommen Nixon The low ceiling did prevent Nixons following original plans to fly by helicopter from the airport into Bonn and land in the garden of the Palais Scliaumburg used as Chancellor Kurt Kicsingers office Instead hour stay when he reaffirmed the special relationship be tween the United States and Britain To Visit West Berlin Nixon arrived in a West Germany faced with the possibi lity of a new crisis over Berlin but most officials felt there would be no reflection of this wihen tie visits West Berlin on Thursday Nixon the fourth American president to visit Germany while in office found only well wishers Bonns when small he landed a I Wahn airport today and police said there were no anliAmerican incidents during the night and none expected today Despite the snowfall the president was hatless when he stepped off his jet plane at precisely 10 am 4 am EST and walked down the ramp to be greeted by Kiesinger and a dozen members of the West German cabinet An honor guard of a company each of soldiers sailors and aijimen accorded the American chief executive full military honors Nixon and his hosts ex changed welcoming speeches while standing beneath a small canvas canopy then stepped into a Cadillac bearing Washington DC license plates and started for Bonn behind an escort of motor cycle police Thanks British The president thanked his British hosts in a farewell statement at London airport for an eventual and rewarding visit 1 have never been more that certainty has been buttressed by my visit the strength of our ideals and purposes and the Continued On Page Twelve Sirhan Willing To Plead Guilty In Murder Trial LOS ANGELES UPI Sirhan B Sirhan is willing to plead guilty to the murder of Sen Robert F Kennedy and die in the gas chamber rather than proceed with his present trial The 24yearold Arab exploded in anger in Tuesday at the courtroom presentation of which he wrote that must die like his Ike Having O Remarkable Recovery WASHINGTON mer President Dwight D 1 D i I Ul LI TJlO I tvJ YCL II Eisenhower making anotherinient Russial and RFK mllst dieRFKmust remarKaolerecmottyjK ago 10 Chinese Comhinnists and wrotebe F Kennedy notes in Kennedy brother Sirhan stood up and shouted and had to be shoved to his seal Ihe dia twice by bailiffs when prosecution presented the lies in which he had scribbled that he favored the overthrow of the United Slates govern private chambers that he would rather die than have people think I am getting a fair trial In notebooks dated May 18 1968 Sirhan wrote in disjointed and unpunctuated phrases Robert Kennedy must be sacrificed for the cause of the exploited people My determina tion to become eliminate RFK the more of unshakeable obsession is an is chatting with his wife over and over again that RFK Mamie sipping water and must die and even doing some light sirhan told Superior Court I Judge Herbert V Walker reading The second medical bulletin of the day late Tuesday said Eisenhower spent a comfortable day and his cardiovascular status was remaining stable In facl according to doctors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center the generals eventual condition may be better than before his intestinal surgery Sunday night The operation removed obstructions that caused gastrointestinal upsets the past year Eisenhower has been in Walter Reed for 10 months and has suffered four heart attacks in lhat lime in addition lo the weekend surgery In all he has suffered seven heart attacks Continued On Page Two in must must be be must be assassinated assassin ated assassinated was cut down by the pantry of the Robert F Kennedy must be assassinated before 6 June 1968 Kennedy gunfire in Ambassador Hotel early last June 5 Important Question Today Sirhan was coming back to court again and the question is whether he is still determined now to plead guilty and throw himself on the decision of the jury as to death or life He doesnt know what hes doing said defense counsel Grant B Cooper He has blown his topWe are his lawyers and we are going to protect his constitutional rights Another entry In the note books said JC S Indents Seek Longer Library Hoars Bertrand Was Figment Of Imagination Attorney Admits Carryiiij On Assassination Farce NEW ORLEANS UPI It was Falstaff contrite At the end of an amazing afternoon in court a rolypoly man admitted he made the whole thing up Clay Bertrand was a figment of my Andrews imagination said Tuesday Dean Ive has left least 2000 guerrillas slain and about 200 Americans and 100 South Vietnamese soldiers dead more Communist barrages into cities and allied bases during the night and said the Reds had invaded the headquarters base of the US 25th Infantry Division north of Saigon and been carrying on a farce Andrews wearing green sun glasses while testifying for the defense at the trial of Glay Shaw for conspiracy in the assassination of President John F Kennedy had no explanation for his behavior except Once youve made a fool of Nearly 200 Juni a ta youre stuck with it Andrews shocking testimony was in direct opposition to that he gave the Warren Commis sion He lold Iliie commission a man named Clay Berlrand called him tihe day afler Beeghley Library until midnight last niglil to discuss tiie possi bility of having the library destroyed nine helicopters kill ing 17 Americans Opening with a potent mortar Continued On Page Eleven Study Unit On Campus Disorders Is Planned HARflSBURG fUPI The Senate is considering a propo sal to creale a special five member cornmiltee to investi gate the underlying factors in the wave of campus disorders sweeping Pennsylvania Sen Clarence D Bell RDela ware offered a resolution Tues day thai would set up the study unit and have it look into conditions which have giv en rise lo student unrest on campuses in this Common wealth The causes the answers lo this phenomenon are not either as apparent or as clear as the evidences of unrest Bell said in his resolution which was referred to the judiciary committee which Bell heads Down Penalties Meanwhie the Senate pre pared for final action on bills penalizing the fomenlers of un rest in Pennsylvania schools The measures would participation in school disorders specific crimes and provide fines and jail sentences state scholarships and loans lo any student convicted of a crime connected with cam pus disorder The first proposal was put into position for a final Continued On Page Twelve Dr Charles W Dean of Student the opportunity to use it past the normal pm closing time The students en masse dis cussed the problems of keeping the library open later than 00 pm with Dr Donald M Rockwell Dean of Academic Af fairs and Schocnherr Affairs After spending an hour with the whole group of sturlents the deans met with a selected com mittee to further discuss library hours and the implementation of a later closing time The students who remained completely calm Ihroughout the period left Ihe library at mid night and returned to their resi dences Huntingdon Area Man Has Lacerated Fool Ronald Cliles 28 Huntingdon RD 3 suffered an Lshaped laceration on the lop of his left foot in an accident at the Hunt ingdon OwensCorning Fiberglas Conp plant last night Between 15 and 20 sutures were used to close lhe wound Cliles is listed in good con dition today at J C Blair Me morial Hospital He was admit ted to the hospital as a patient at pm Tuesday Kennedy was murdered in Dallas and asked dim lo represent Lee Harvey Oswald the accused assassin Tuesday he said he made if all up iNobody had called and asked him to defend Oswald He decided to do it himself and pulled the name Bertrand from his memory of a fag wedj ding Andrews summed up in a lonely mans sentence his self admitted farce I dont have any explanation Mi1 youtye made a fool of yourself youre stuck with it James L Alcock is Uie courtroom engineer of Disl Attjy Jim Garrisons attempt to send Clay L Shaw to prison on a charge of using fAe name Clay or Clem Bertrand while plotting Uie assassination with Oswald and David W Ferrie Called by the defense An drews testified he had never known Shaw who certainly was not Berlrand had known Ferrie but never heard him nor Oswald mention Shaw nor had heard Ferric menlion Oswald Alcock on cross examination tore into him about his lies aboul Berlrand to Ihe Warren Commission in 1061 and to three sessions of the grand jury here Andrews was convicted in August 1967 of perjury in a case based on inconsistencies in lus grand jury testimony He has appealed to the state supreme court Rainstorms Bring Death Destruction Mud Wall Buries 17 Alive In California Fire Hall LOS ANGELES UPI A 20ton wall of mud buried alive 17 storm refugees seeking shelter in a fire station killing at least five in the latest in a series of rainstorms that brought death and destruction to Southern California About 12500 persons were temporarily homeless today and helicopter crews were evacuat ing thousands more stranded by floodwaters At least nine deaths were blamed on the killer mudslides including a family of four trapped when a hillside col lapsed and crushed heir two story home Hundreds of homes slid down hillsides made soggy by a month and a half of rain during Southern Californias worst winter in 85 years Clearing weather was forecast for tonight At Sarrta Paula in Ventura County 5000 onethird of the population were evacuated hours before the raging Santa Paula creek broke through dikes at several points Buried Alive Seventeen persons were buried alive at a fire station in Orange Countys Siverado Can yon where a 20ton wall of mud swept through the building housing 60 refugees whose homes were threatened by floodiwalers Five were known dead and crews dog through the rmick today searching for more bodies Twenty others were injured Leroy Carter 36 WHS trying to cross the creek outside the station when the hill gave way It went through the back of that station like it wasnt even there he said And in a moment I saw fire engines and people and every tiling else coming out the front The body of one of Carters neighbors was the first to be brought out INSIDE THE ISTEWS Along The Juniata 5 Aim Landers 8 Classified Ads 15 Comics 13 Crossword Puzzle 15 Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 Society And Club News 10 Sports 4   

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