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Daily News (Newspaper) - February 27, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 VOL 48 NINE CEKT1 PCK COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 27 1969 Phone NO 24 Lobbyy JForfc Space To Be Renovated Huntingdons Post Office Will Expand Aboard Pueblo Sailor Says Guns Were Not Usable CORONADO Calif UPI1 TheUSS Pueblo went into battle ayainst North Korea willi guns hat couldnt be manned and sailor who didnt know how to Bhoot them That was the testimony Wed nesday of Engineman 2C the 30th man to For Eshkols Post Huntingdon Postmaster Blair I Showalter today announced plans for major expansion of the postal facilities at Huntingdon Included in the renovation project will be a revised lobby setup additional work space for employes and two changes to the exterior grounds of the build ing Showalter stated that in creasingly crowded working conditions were most responsi ble for the addition but that the increased customer needs will also be reflected in the add ed box patron service and en larged service window changes Specifications have been drawn and the contracts will jbe let on Wednesday March 5 JERUSALEM local contractors have Warning Is Given By Lodge PARIS US Ambassa dor Henry Cabot Lodge warned the Communist today their new offensive in South Vietnam raised the threat of allied reprisals The Viet Cong coun tered with an unprecedented attack on President Nixon and his vile designs The charges and counterchar ges at the Paris peace talks came just one day before Pfixon what happened to them during backing of the majority Laborinew lobbv liie new farger to arrive in Paris 11 months of captivity in leadership and of other vice windows being on the right Lodge accused the Commu Korea The court is summoning ma Jor factions to succeed Leviof tne centra man fjrop which jnists of killing and maiming all 74 of the enlisted men who jEshkol who died of a heard remain facing the lobby enhelpless Chilians in then were on the Pueblo when Wednesday trance doors Former US Teacher Is Leacliusr Israeli leaders pooled theirishown interest in the bidding ruemo enisted man to todav behinri a woman ihe postmaster remarked Work before a fiveadmiral cpuit ofwho once taughl schooi in expected to begin shortly af mouirv into the vessels i isaeis next ten the contracts are let Lobbv Reversed inquiry into the vessels tire jpremier political sources said Eight more sailors walked to They said Mrs Golda Meir Postal boxes and service win the witness table today to lell71 apparently had won lhejows will be reversed in the Threat Of Reprisals seized Jan 23 1968 Their lsrael I attacks on South Vietnamese Eshkols death Tne mimber of boxes will be population centers this week vas seized Jan iytb Tneir 6i lne nutnoer 01 iwxes win ne JAPUIOLKHCIHGIB uus ncc testimonv is expected to t1ePared his funeral increased by 192 from the pres These people have done no inn mm mvf COL Friday eni 404 nostal boxes to a tolaljwrong yet they are the victims tinue until late next week Cabinet Meets ent 404 postal boxes to a tolaljwrong yet they are the victims of 596 Many of these will be of your wanton violence the met larger sized boxes as the American negotiator told the emergency session on office now has an extenViet Cong and North Vietna g Cl IIC I VM JVCH LttJm 111 VV I1C1J Cl I L CAItll forward part of the ship said of Eshkols and named isive waiting list of heavy mail he knew how to fire the weaponirjepuiy Premier Yiaal Allonjusers Boxes will extend from but most Pueblo sailors premier He wifl serve all the central mail drop across Maggard of Olivehurst Calif ijeas a month lefl of lne iobby and iaid the guns were unshielded Alton privately supported the left wall to the door When the North Koreans opened grounds well behind Mrs Meir The registry and civil service lire the Pueblos guns sources said And the occupying this space pres exposed and an effort lo party appeared agreed toently will be discontinued them would have meant almostinoininate her as premier Much calculation has gone Continued On Page Seven j Continued On Page Twelve j Continued On Page Seven Astronauts Have Colds Sore Throats Common Cold May Delay Apollo 9 FlightFriday Walker Meets With Students UNIVERSITY PARK Pa JUPDPresident Eric A Wai t hinaed M how James ker of the Scott andj Slate University Schweickan felt when cay with offtcers of the t u icraduale Student Government CAPE KENNEDY UPI The thre Apol lo 9 astronauts nursed a common cold today that appeared likely to delay until next week 10 day earth orbital spaceflight scheduled to start Friday A decision on whether Lo proceed or wait until next Monday or Wednesday was expected at midday Big Brother Program Is Student USG to discuss recent dem onstrations on the campus and ways of preventing them mese delegations Continued On Page Two South Viet Villagers Return Home DONG LACH Vietnam LTD villagers came bade to Dong Lach with the sunrise today The women wept and moaned and picked through the rubble of their shattered homes For 24 hours the Vietnam War had centered in Dong Lach and its sister village Ho Nai sit within sight of the sprawling US air base at Bien Hoa 15 miles northeast of Saigon An estimated two Communist 1000 men occupied the villages before dawn Wednesday announcing SOUTH VIET NAM Mount Union High School Back To Normal Activities returned to normal his morning at the Mount Union Area Junior Senior High School in the wake of yester lays unauthorized walk out by about 225 students Supervising principal Melvin McCorkle reported thai clfcses and warned the Soviet vere being conducted normally Li u nr T this morning Of the estimated bioc the West will never 25 students who left the to pressure from building Wednesday mormngjany source and wifl about 170 to 160 returned before the close of the school day keeP the citr free Last evening the Mount UnioiijernPhasized the point by Area Board of Education met in bringing the leaders of executive session with the West Germany with school administrators and ap J jroved a plan of action with to discipline of students involved in the walk out Continued On Page Twelve Threat To Paris Talks Todays negotiating session at Paris featured severe criticism from chief US negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge about the renewed shelling of South Vietnam cities The of fensive was highlighted by the Reds capturing two villages north of Saigon They were recaptured by allied units yes terday and this morning weeping villagers returned to their homes Offensive Tapers Off Slightly came dow with sore A group of were pouney throats and stuffed area residents met last Wednesday and Dr Charles as a steering commit j Berry the chief astronaut i lee to consider the formation of unit of Lachs little Roman Catholic Church By the time South Vietnamese troops retook Dong Lach and Ho Nai after daylight today the villages were rubble They were pounded by US air Walker said the meeting wasiphyslcisn gave them pills andjthu Huntingdon County a cordial one and offered tothe classic advice to drink a Mot Big Brothers of Amerii America meet with other groups to dis0f water and get plenty of rest I The meeting was held in the rrrIQirT cuss their grievances Dr George E Muellerrear jury room of the Hunting arge ot manner tured a discussion of the Big ceieoratmg am mass m said WednesdayBother program by Georgliwhcn Ihe rocket thudded into beer and baigirls to the 40000 ich deasion would Katz program development riithe tinroofed church No one American GIsalBen Hoa gram development rector of the national organiza A group calling itself the associate space agency adminisjdon County Courthouse and fea Steerinr Commitee to Refonnitrator in charge of manneriaured a discvission of the Big the University presented WaMspacefiighi sai ker with nine demands 10 dayslnighl the launch ago and conducted sitin dem jbe quite conservative onstrations in the schools ad Wed like to launch themition ministration building to backwhen they are wll he saicLJ objectives of the proposed Big them up there snany question I d j pmgram School officials obtained wait jjuvenUe delinquency by provid temporary injunction from Ccnj Mueller said theie vvas one J tre County Court Monday tliat remained 6 s banning the sitin denionstrajunresolvea earv It tions Contintied On Page Twelve strikes Wednesday The Corn Reds Abandon 2 Towns In South SAIGON UPI Beaten and battered the CommunistF today abandoned the two villages thev captured on Saigons doorstep in the heav ieSt thrust of their nationwide offensive The costly fivedayold Communist offensive taperec off slightly Withcnit a shot South Vietna mese soldiers at dawn reoccu pied Dong Lach and Ho Nai 15 miles northeast of Saigon The 1000 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese who had turned them back striKes vvcanesaay me hack in door lo door munist soldiers held grimly loj Wednesday were gone their positions beating position several ground Jg assaults Allied troops The Communist survivors slipped away during the night bv The Communists left behind 234 men dead and RO captured compared with one American land 41 South Vietnamese FatherTran Xuan Thao wassoldiers killed in the battle for ive shantytowns that cater with j Walker said most of the del Continued On Page Twelve ExGovernor In Hospital KINGSTON Pa mer Gov John S Fine 75 re mained in fair condition lodayi el vesbitt Memorial Hospital where he was admitted Feb 16 character development to boys who lack wholesome adult male cffmpansionship and who have shown delinquent or predelin THE WEATHER Hjquent tendencies or other emo tional disturbances and in addi tion lo help boys with problems who lack the influence of a ma ture responsible man to reach their highest physical mental emotional and spiritual develop ment The program is based on a direct manboy relationship guided by a trained social work Continued On Page Twelve Mostly cloudy with occa sional light snnw flurries today tonight and Friday Continued cool with highs today from the upper 20s lo the mid 30s Lows to night upper teens to mid 20s High Friday in the 30s Partly cloudy and a little warmer on SHturday Continued On Page Twelve New Heatls Placed On Park Meters Mount Union Police Chief Ber lin B Whilsel today announced that new parking meter heads have been installed on Shirley Street between Division and Jef ferson Streets Area residents are requested to note the change in the park ing rates A halfhour parking will now cost five cents and ten cents for one hour with a two hour time limit Other meters in the communi ty will be changed in the near future said father was admitted io lhe in tensive care unit as a precau tion The young Fine said lhe for m governor was moved to a p vate room laie Tuesday when hi condition was found to be ss factory The son said Fine suffered a relapse of the flu after Of Oivn Medicine House Republicans Balk At School Aid Measure HARRISBURG UPI Re in nearby Saigon US head quarters said the fighting had pushed to 4000 the number of Communists killed since Sun day The Reds late Wednesday and early today shelled 30 towns and campus much fewer than in the first four days of the offensive American losses so far in fhe drive were pul at 350 dead and Vows West Will Keep City Free President Nixon made a triumphal West Berlin visit to and the Communist wall todav Mount Union Receives State Aid A check in the amount ofi was presented to Mount Union Borough by the Pennsyl vania Department of Health The draft represents the first payment of a state grant for preparing a plan and report for lhe unsewered areas in the bor ough A survey is now being taken Wall TaEis Collapse Once Again BERLIN wall dividing this city stood today as a grim sjmbol of Communist resistance to the desire for German reunification President Nixon shared with his West Berlin hosts Latest Western hopes to open a crack in the wall collapsed less than 24 hours before Nixons brief visit here And no further EastWest meetings were scheduled for negotiating passage through the wall in exchange for moving the site of the March 5 West German presidential elections out of West Berlin The consequences as the Communists already have de monstrated will be further harassment along the isolated citys air and land lifelines to the west Western officials said In Moscow Pravda said the elections cannot be tied to any conditions and must not take place in West Berlin Other wise lhe Soviets will interpret the agreements in the strictest sense the newspaper said This would mean apparently a blockade of all but allier military traffic on both air anc land corridors Negotiations designed to re solve the latest Berlin crisis lasted one hour and 45 minutes in East Berlin Wednesdaj before West Berlin Chancellery Chief Horst Grabert and East German State Secretary Mi chael Kohl walked out on each other Both had riemandec precommilTnenls of the other that left the talks hopelessly deadlocked Continued On Page Twelve rum And in an emotional speech to 1000 cheering workers at West Berlins vast Siemens electro nics plant he bid the people of he city in the sense you stand or freedom and peace all the tee peopjes of the world art ruly Berliners Leftwing extremist groups lad threatened lo spoil the visit with massive an tiAmerican demonstrations but there were only a few minor outbreaks as a force of 8000 police maintained rder in the snowcovered city Police arrested 36 dembnstra tors who tossed firecrackers after the Nixon passed Instead there were cheers Tom an estimated 250000 West Continued On Page in the borough and this pay ment is being made toward the INSIDE THE NEWS complete cosl of Underj attending the inauguration of publicans and Democrats the needed 102 votes to pass Nixon last Jan 20 fought ilicir first major battle bills on their own He said his father had been of 196 in Lhe House WedncsThe net effect of Wednesdays rnoorting to his law office inday with the GOP refusing toj action was to block passage un WilkesBarre until Feb 14 Democrats pass a bill lojlii at least nexj Monday of a that after he developed a Philadelphia schoolswith chills and a spell of vomitingjoul getting something in return it was decided to have him hos It was a case of the Republi pilalized Fine completed jeans giving Democrats a taste a fnuryeariof the medicine fhey served up term as a Republican governorjin 19B7S8 when the GOP had a Without Republican help the in 1955 His home is in Loyaljbare constitutional majority of Democrats were unable to mus ville about 10 miles voles or less ter the votes to clear the bill of WilkesBarre where he is a This year the Democrats ofwhich would raise about partner in the law firm of Fine ficially have 106 members but million of the million need ud Marianelli illnesses and absences haveted if Philadelphia prevented them from raising schools are to remain open past April 5 Seven Votes Short The bill fell seven votes short of passage but it was revived and placed in positjon for an other vote next Monday In retaliation for the Republi can refusal to help pass the bill the Democrats defeated a procedural resolution which would have allowed the Repub lican controlled Senate to take a twoweek vacation Rep Robert J Butera R Montgomery the GOP whip Continued On Pajze Seven bill which would allow Philadel phia City Council to restore a mill real estate tax to help alleviate a fiscal crisis in the Philadelphia School District Continued On Page Twelve Students At Rutgers End Occupation Dissident black students their It demands met by Rutgers University officials ended their fourday occupation of an administration building on the Newark campus early today The 25 black students who seized Conklin Hal marched out at dawn after their de mands including amnesty were met in an allnight meet ing with university officials The agreement was rushed by car 90 miles south to Camden where Rutgers President Mason W Gross signed the paper and telephoned his acceptance back to Newark Gross was in negotiation session with rebel lious black students and non students at the Rugers campus at Camden The students late Wednesday night seized a student center Students Go Home Fifty students who had defied a school closing at Wiley Continued On Page Twelve state law the borough is eligible for reimbursement 50 per cent of the cost incurred for preparing a sewage plan in accordance with lhe PennsyU vania Sewage Facilities Act of 1966 Continued On Page Twelve Ann Landers 3 For Church Unit Ground Be At Rockhill y The Church of the Brethren localed on the corner of Oak and Valley Streets in Rflckhil Fur nace will have a groundbreak ing service for a new education al unit on Sunday March 2T3ie service will be held following the hour of divine worship The guest speaker will be Rev John D Ellis of Johnstown Dr Ellis graduated from Junia ta College Huntingdon and Be thany Theological Seminary Chicago Illinois and was al so a graduate student of North western and Pittsburgh Univer sities Dr Ellis a brother of Dr Gal vert N Ellis of Huntingdon served as pastor of the Moxham Colonial Church of the Brethren Continued On Page Twelve Classified Ads 13 Comics 11 Crossword Puzzle 13 Columnists 6 Obituaries 2 SSociely And Club News jports Dale For Policemens Ball Set For May 3 The dale for the annual Po licemens Ball in Mount Union has been changed and wiH held on Saturday May 3 Chief of Police Berlin Whitsel staled the affair this year will be staged at the Mount Union American Legion Country CJlub and will commence at 10 ptru Providing the music forthis gala event will be the Men of Music from Carlisle Borough Gets Funds For Survey President of the Mount Unjpn Borough Council Robert Goodman was pleased lo ac cept a check in the amount of from Jack Winters sewage facilities coordina tor Pennsylvania Department of Health Also taking part in the transaction left right were Diven borough secrelary Jack Libby area supervisor Department of Health This check representsthe first payment o a stale grant for the prepay tion of a plan and report of the unsewered areas in Mount Union