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   Daily News (Newspaper) - March 4, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or S424641 17126 ILY VOL J WF mTnirTrwrnniw MOUNT UNION MARCH 4 Phanft 28 Swimming Pool Bids Rejected For Mount Union Mount Union Borough councilman unani ttiously rejected all bids for the proposed community swimming pool and will re checks to the bidders Service Is Friday In Mount Union Growing Together in Christ is Bie thane of the Mount Union World Day of Prayer service tn beheld this year in the United Presbyterian Church on Friday svening March 7th at Jm Women and young people rom the various churches will e participating in the pro jram A group of eight people n costume will do file original lay entitled Christians Cher sh Your Heritage to show the ritai need to share Christianity wth a21 people and so grow to ether In Christ The World Day of Prayer is bserved each year on one day ver the entire world where peo te know Christ Women of var xis nations take turns in writ Dg the senice The 1969 pro ram was suggested by women rom seven countries in Africa Mrs Joseph Miller and Mrs ay Shields will introduce the fount Union service Otliers Iking part are Mrs Fred Ros nstee Mrs Dixie Smith Mrs iuther Frazer Mrs Clifton telly Mrs Richard Oppel Mrs lhafles Albright Mrs Gerald ukens Mrs Robert Fortson Irs lohn Glass Mrs Terry umgardner Mrs James Lead Coniinued On Page Seven However council decided las night to ask Africa Associates borough engineers if they woul be interested in redesigning smaller less expensive possibly on another site poo If the borough engineers are not interested then John Sfcrang arity associated with Herber Associates Inc of Harrisburg consulting engineers will be re quested to attend an informa meeting and discuss plans for another pool with no obligations jo council CounciLmen engaged in A lengthy discussion on the com munity pool project before tak ing official action A petition containing lames of persons protesting the recently levied S10 occupation privilege tax was presented to council The councilman explain ed to the two representatives hat the reason for imposing the ax was to cover the increase in salaries of the Mount Union Borough Police Department mandated by the state It was noted this alternate was taken rather than burdening the prop erty owners Presiding during the regular monthly session held in the Continued On Page Seven 250 Black lountian fimtenred Hug I Jailed In V Shooting A Warriors Mark Township man who seriously wounded his wife with a shotgun blast last Sept 3 was sentenced by Judge R Merle Heffner in Huntingdon County Court yesterday to pay a 500 fine and serve from 20 to 45 months in jail The defendant Delford Dale March Sr 34 Tyrone RD 4 had pleaded guilty in court on Feb It to two charges Assault with intent to maim and point ing and discharging a deadly weapon A third charge assault with intent to kill was nolle grossed March planned to stand trial jut decided while a jury was be ng selected on voir dire exam mation to change his plea from not guilty to guilty Judge Heffner ordered a pre entence investigation and set Warch 3 as the date for sentenc ng Elsie Geraldine March 30 the of the attack suffered a Continue To Stiffen Pnsitinttt Two Sides Brace For Peace Talks PARJS UPl Both Allied and Commu nist negotiators stiffened their positions at the Vietnam peace talks today in view of the Com munist offensive against South Vietnam and President Nixons visit to Paris Tiian Bun Kiem the Vie Con gs National Liberation Front NLF foreign minister told an audience of Frencl students Monday night that unshot wound of her right leg The mother of four children she s still a patient in Altopna Mer cy Hospital her leg being para yzed from the knee down In a d d i t i o n to the jail sen ence March was sentenced to ay the costs and a fine of or the use of Huntingdon Coun y The jail sentence is effec ive the date of incarceration Continued On Page Seven Mr jNixon has shown us tha he hopes to solve the Vietna mese problem by force If he harbors such a delusion he wall head straight for a major defeat At the same meeting Nxiian Thuy Hanois chief negotiator said be thought the Vietnam policy of the Nixon administra tion was tougher than that of the Johnson administration And in Washington US Secretary of William P Rogers warned North Vietnam Monday of the consequences of continued Communist shelling of South Vietnamese cities The American and South Vietnamese delegations mean while were preparing new protests against the Communist Continued On Page Seven Sirhan Is Testifying At Trial LOS AiNGELKS UP an B Sirhan took the oath of a itness with a clenched first used in the air and then said rimly he shot Sen Robert F ennedy In the next breath he said I was no I aware lything Ferris College Has New Trouble State troopers smashed the main glass door of the school auditorium at Ferris State College in Big Rapids Mich Monday nightand arrest ed about 250 black students andwhile supporters who refused to leave after being ordered to hall The defense puts its ease on e table in the first few mules of the appearance of their lockin S c h o o 1 officials indicated those arrested faced possible expulsion from the 8200student school which has 300 Negro students Ferris Stale had been tense since white and black students fought last Thursday and of i Friday resulting in 22 injuries In Rochester NY a small band pf Negro seminarians who occupied Strong Hall at Colgate Rochester Divinity School Sun e 24yearold Arab immigrant day prevented other students onday on the witness stand at from attending classes Monday Dr Gene E Bartletl the school president said absolutely no murder trial Sirhan was on the siand all iy today under direct examin ion from veteran criminal wyer Grant Cooper who said havent even wanned up t Apologized in Judge Sirhan who apologized to ipcrior Court Judge Herbert Walker for his emotional tburst last week also conced he wrote dozens of times in over artion would be taken to remove the blacks Students Evicted At the University of Chicago students and security police scuffled after two students were evicted from a hearing room where a student disciplinary committee was hearing the cases of students involved in a demonstration last week at the Continued On Page Seven I Continued On Page Five Eisenhower Is Getting Stronger WASHINGTON I Jipl mer President Dwight D Eisenhower is getting stronger and his pneumonia is disappear ing Doctors at Walter Reed Aimy Medical Center call the progress gratifying Eisenhowers vital signs in cluding his heart continue fo remain stable and his overall condition continues to improve steadily doctors reported They said the 78yearold generals diet was being in creased Eisenhower was operated on one week ago Sunday for an intestinal blockage and later developed pneumonia in one lung He has suffered seven heart attacks since 1955 includ ing several since he has been hospitalized House Opens Probe Into Pueblo Case WASHINGTON spe cial House armed services subcommittee called Adm Tho mas H Moorer chief of naval operations as the first witness today in a full and thorough inquiry into North Koreas seizure the spy ship Piwblo The subcommittee was charged by Armed Services Committee Chairman L Mendel DSC with determin ing to what extent the seizure compromised national security whether the Navy is prepared for such emergencies and whether the cold war Code of Conduct for US prisoners is realistic The subcommittee is headed by Rep OtisG Pike DNY a Marine Corps pilot in World War If To Be Shown With Red Chinese Open Bitter Word Battle KONG said tens of millions of its soldiers and civilians joined a second day of antiSoviet demonstrations across Commu nist China today 400000 of them in front of the Soviet embassy in Peking China accused he Kremlin eadership of increasing milita ry pressures along the 5000 mile SinoSoviet border in an attempt to cause war if others attack us we shall strike back Peking radio said From Moscow the Soviet news agency Tass said Russian workers held mass meetings of protest against the armed provocation of Chinese troops 5 Admirals Checking Ships Bugs CORONADO Calif Five admirals asked more questions today about the bugs in the USS Pueblos performance when her crew went to batile stations against the North Korean navy Testimony by enlisted men Monday asserted man who was supposed to load the forward machine Run had no idea how to gel lo ammunition for it order was issued make the ship watertight lieutenants suggestions were openly disregarded by anl enlisted man presence Spaceship Goes Through Tough Second Day Test SPACE CENTER Houston The Apollo 9 astronauts jockeyed the nations first complete moonship gingerly around in orbil to day and the sudden acceleration kicked up their oxygen hoses like a pack of wild elephants on rt I i n r the attack Did you ever dream o octopuses quipped astro naut Russell L Schweickart Scnweickarl James A McDi in the officers vllt antl David R Scott faegar he second day of the The Navy is holding a court of inquiry into the espionage vessels capture Jan 23 1968 and the crews conduct during 1 months of captivity in North Korea Eight more men told their stories Monday and nine were summoned to testify todav Capt John R Brook a sea Jaw expert from the judge advocate generals office in Washington had been scheduled to testify today but his appearance was postponed until Wednesday In Washington asirbcommil ee of the House Armed leivices Committee opened its demanding 10day test flight b firing the command ships main engine for nearly two minute and they reported it wa pretty smooth despite ihi wildly lashing hoses Themain powerplant of thi 58foot long tandem spacecraf was purposely wagged back and forth to simulate an emergency and see how well the guidance system could contro the massive machine Scott had anticipated an Continued On Page Two on the Sunday The meetings in Blagovesh chensk and Khabarovsk near he scene of the Sunday border jattle look pride in the mdurance and courage of the Soviet frontier guards who gave Continued On Page Five operations Adm Thomas Mno rer scheduled as the first witness A Navy spokesman said Monday the court of inquiry hoped to complete testimony about the middle of next week with skipper Lloyd M Bucher Continued On Page Seven La Boheme Booked To Play Oiler On March 12 Fire Damage Heavv In mf Mount Union Mount Union firemen responc Jed to an alarm at am o Pike said Mrs to be shown that the and ller nin at ixi wanted Pueblos mission was necessary And he added We are not going lo accept the argument of national security as a reason for holding closed session when the subject matter is clearly known to our adversaries and when the apparent reason for the re Contiivued On Page Five INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics Crossword Puzzle Columnists Obituaries Societv And Ckib News Sport Tropper Talk Pennsyivan Ml 9 11 fi 2 B ob Corps Probably Will Be Eliminated Nixon To Overhaul Half Of Cabinet Departments WASHINGTON UPl President Nixon tends to reorganize at least half of the govern ents 12 Cabinet departments in search of eater simplicity and efficiency it was dis used today Some the ib will be eliminaleri sTixons plans were revealed a White House official who is se to the Chief Executives nking but who that his ne not be used This official d Nixons goal is to bring the wiedly federal bureaucracy der tighter itrol White House le said the proposed reforms told be accomplished imder 6 presidential reorganization I now pending in Congress ider the authority which pired at the end of 196ft the mild overhaul dnpartments and program1 Itoe either he House sr Senate rejected the plan within 60 days Steers IVfeasure Senate Republican leader Everett M Dirksen of Illinois who steered the measure to Senate passage last week predicted that Nixon would send more reorganization plans to Congress than any other presi dent The UPl informant said it was too soon to say whether the reorganization be that ambitious Bui he said Nixon various oderaJ praams are worth doing at all 2 whether there is a better way of doing them and 3 whether the government is getting its moneys worth To this end he said Nusoh soon will set up a White Houne group on government reorgani zation The source said thi group will not be as broad ai the Hoover Commission of thi Truman administration whidi proposed a wholesale reorgani zation of federal activities because we cant wait thait long A Will Cover HaM i The White said Nixons reorganization plans wiN cover at least haH the regular Cabinet including HeaMfi Education arid Welfare Housing arid Urban Development Labor Commence Agriculture and Interior While lie did not go into oetaBs for the most part he did say that anfipoverly Job Corps which recently was moved from the Office of Economic OEO to the Labor Department even toally will be phased out Nixon aides also were said to be skeptical of the community action programs still left with the OEO If these survive it was said they probably will wind up under the Model Cities Continued On Page Ten THE WEATHER Sunny and mild today aid Wednesday High both dayi in the tot Fair and cool tonight Low upper to lower 2h Thurs day wilfook W doudinoss and mild ia Avenue Mount Union Firemen battled the blaze fo two hours in an effort to sav the nine room two and onehal story frame home Fire chief Fred Appleby Jr assisted by LI Jerry Shapir directed the work of the fircmci and kept the fire confined to th attic and upper story of th house Mrs House and her mothe and a young son were in the liv ing room when they smele smoke When Mrs House wen outside to investigate smoke was coming from the entire on side of Ihe roof Fire chief Appleby stated th fire originated in the atlic bu the cause has not been deter mined No estimate was given on th amount of damage but Applefa1 said there was extensive damag to the attic and second story anc the entire contents of the home from the excessive smoke anc water used to extinguish the blaze Mrs House noted she had some insurance on the house and the contents to help cover the loss Firemen laid 1000 feet of two Continued On Page Ten Jiutiala Sels New Hours For Libraries Dr Donald M Rockwell dean of academic affairs at Juniata College announced that the L A Beeghley Library on the Jim iata campus would have new hours beginning immediately Dr Rockwell said that the li wary would be open from am through pm and pm to midnight Monday through Friday Saturday hours will be am through pm and on Sunday the library will be open from pm through pm and pm to midnight The same hours will be in ef fect at the Science Library lo catrd in the Brumbaugh Sci ence Center Giacomo Puccinis famous op era La will be pre sented by the Tnrnau Opera Players in Oiler Auditorium ai Juniata College on Wednesday March 12 at pm This op era of gaiety amid pathos is one of the Focus series of outstand ing performances which are presented cadi year Area resi dents are invited to attend at no change The Turnau Opera Playeis organized in 1955 have been highly successful in bringing fine operas to many areas with the backing of the National Mu fnr Sfrond lit War US Planes Turn Back Red Tanks SK League Inc Throughout their 13year existence they Continued On Page Five US warplanes turned back a column of at least 10 Commu nist tanks rumbling toward an isolated Green Beret camp near the Cambodian border today Ilwas the second time in fine war American headquarters has announced the use of tanks by the guerrillasThe first time was Feb 7 1968 when Red tanks overran another Green Beret camp at Lang Vei US spokesmen said 30 American air strikes in the darkness just past midnight destroyed two Sovietbuilt PT76 tanks and two other armored vehicles within sight of the Allied camp at Ben Het The handful of Americans and their South Vietnamese recruits at the Central Highlands camp 275 miles northeast of Saigon turned back a light Communist ground attack at the same time Two US soldiers were killed and South Vietnamese losses were light in the fighting Continued On Page Two At Altnnni ffnlf Meeting On Watersheds Is March 12 Sixregional meetings have been scheduled across Pennsyl vania during March and April to encourage the organization of watershed associations The sec ond of this series of meetings is scheduled to be held at Alumni Hall Juniata College Hunting don on Wednesday March 12 at pm Of an informative and educa tional nature fche meetings are jointly sponsored by the Depart ments of Forests and Waters Agriculture and Health with the cooperation of other interested agencies and groups Highlighting the sessions will e a slide presentation illustrat ng problems solutions and ac complishments of one of the out standing watershed associations in the state Generally the program will nclude a welcome by the local chairman opening remarks Continued On Page Two Shaw Facts New Charges By Garrison NEW ORLEANS Uly Jim rarrison thwarted by a jury in his attempt to prove Clay Shaw conspired lo assas inate John F Kennedy has iled perjury charges against he New Orleans businessman Outrageous Shaw fumed Shaw was acquitted Saturday if conspiring with Lee Harvey Oswald aiiid David W Ferric to assassinate Kennedy The jury was unanimous Garrisons latest charges londay allege Clay lied on the witness stand when he said he lever met Oswald or Ferrie The charges referred to the Continued On Page Two Smoke Pours From Upper Floor Of Home i Union Fire Chief Fred Appleby and Lt Jerry Shapiro check to determine the source of the fire yesterday shortly be fore noon at hxrnie of Mrs Margaret House at 38 East Pennsylvania Avenue Tins heavily damaged the attir tad tipper floor of the House home The struc ture was occupied by Mrs House and her nine children   

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