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   Daily News (Newspaper) - March 7, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Libra VOL 48 MINE CENT PEB COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA FRIDAY MARCH 7 1969 Phone 6434O40 29 Testify At PVC Hearing Bus Line Proposal Stands Unopposed Not a single word of opposition was heard yesterday at a Pennsylvania Public Utility Com mission hearing on the application of Fullington Auto Bus Company of Clearfield to furnish bus service between Tyrone and Lewistown via Alexandria Huntingdon Mount Union and Mc Veytown Twenty nine witnesses testi fied during the three hour hear ing in the county courtroom and all agreed that Lite proposed bus service is badly needed partic ularly since none is now avail ace Albert W Johnson of Roaring presided as the hearing examiner for the PUC Attorney Christian V Graf ofj legal counsel for Fullington questioned the var ious fitnesses President Testifies J Richard Fullington Penn Central trains at Altoona and Lewistown and Fullington schedules for Alfoona Clear field Philipsburg State College Ridgway Lewislown Mifflin town and Mexico In addition to the overihe road service Fullington would offer local service in both Hunt ingdon and Mount Union on Hip new proposed line In other Fire Call Number In Kistler Is Changed Paul Cox fire chief of the Clearfielri president of the bus I Kistler Fire Company noted to line was the first witness and j day that one of the fire call he presented 18 exhibits numbers has been changed signed to show all phases of the Persons in the Kistler area companys operations I calling for assistance may dial The 53yearold company has one of the three listed numbers drafted a schedule designed to V C Miller 5422966 Boyd Chil and Lawrence svith Greyhound buses j coat 5422395 at Tyrone and Lewislown with ReLk 5424KMi words persons could travel be tween any two points in Hunting don on the bus line for a mini mum charge of 25 cents Towns along the proposed Ty rone Huntingdon Mount Un ion Lewislown route also woulc have service as flag stops Standard Fare President Fullington said UK fare schedule will be basetf on the national tariff the standarc rate per mile the same as is charged by the other lines in eluding Greyhound Deluxe charter coaches ail conditioned seats and and with adequate recliner baggage space will be used on the pro posed line Several new buses may be necessary and they be readily available when need ed Additional experienced driv ers also will be hired if neces sary Proposed Schedule Fullington presented at the hearing the proposed schedule which w o u 1 d give Huntingdon and Mount Union seven buses per day four eastbound a n c three westbound Continued On Page Three Gold Prices Are Shooting Up French Franc Is Cause Of Crisis GENEVA Switzerland tional bankers said today a new UPI Interna loss of confi dence in the crisis in the French franc has created a fresh Wests money market French bankers started the Economic Crisis Strike Is Dire Threat In France PARIS economic crisis threatened France today Support grew for a national slrike and international con fidence in the franc plummeted Electricity and gas workers announced they would join the March 11 strike called by the two largest unions the Commu nistled General Confederation of Workers and the Catholicrun Democratic Confederation of For Tax Collector Vaughn Is Running For ReElectioii R W Bill Vaughn Cold Springs Road Huntingdon RD 2 announced today that he is a candidate for reelection to the office of lax collector of One id a Township He will seek the Re scare the experts said wheni Ur Frances labor unions demandedjpubhca at the Pri a major wage increase that lo te held rues government said could inden ture the economy and devaluate the franc As a result money specula tors sold francs for gold as they do in times of uncertainty and the price of the precious metal shot up to record figures Thursday it closed at S4792 an ounce an alltime high But the cninch is still fo Workers The unions are protesting the refusal of govern ment and employers to nego tiate wage rises promised last year come lhe international bankers predicted And when it does they said the United States and other Western powers probably will fight against a devaluation1 of the franc rather than allow gold prices to go up An increase in the cost of gold day May 20 A resident of Oneida Town ship for 15 years Vaughn al ways has been a Republican He is qualified for the position of lax collector based on his ex perience in the office If nominated and elected the GOP candidate pledges the same prompt service and cour teous treatment as has been giv en in the past Vaughn is married to the Continued On Page Three NO 31 Begin Daring Moon Lander Space Chase Will Continue Their Attacks Reds Ignore US Bombing Threat PARIS UPI The Communists will con tinue their attacks in South Vietnam despite the possibility the United States may retaliate by resuming the bombing of North Vietnam spokesman said today We are not afraid by a Ha American bombings Presiden Johnson has been bombing u or four years and met defeat North Vietnamese spokes man said If President Nixon follows in his steps he will meet with the same defeat the spokesman said A 13day Viet Cong and North Vietnamese offensive agairus South Vietnamese cities am owns has all but halted activil in the Vietnam peace talks lere It aiso brought an American warning of possibl In Saigon US Defense Secretary Melvin Laird said We will not tolerate continuec enemy escalation of the war if these attacks continue unabated an appropriate re iponse will be made The North Vietnamese spokes man here told newsmen that his Continued On Page Twelve Blind Newsstand Man Dies At Chainbersburg CHAMBERSBURG Fa Lee T Gillan was an TOyearold blind newsstand opr rator here known throughout ie Franklin County area Last eb 5 fire swept the National lotel where he lived and Gillan vas taken to Chambersburg Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation He died there Thursday An autopsy was to be performed to determine cause of death also would make the dollar and other currencies based on if worth less Under new aniispeculalive safety measures France can The electricity workers vowed jdraw on S2 billion credit to there would be widespread combat pressure against the power cuts next Tuesday That provision wasjbecause nf internal problems day President Charles de Gaulle Continued On Page Three Internal Problems Are Tied To Border Clash HONG KONG ComBut now Chinese authorities munist China may have proare urging the countrys popula voked the bloody clash withjtion to turn your anger into Soviet soldiers last wcekcndjenergy and increase farm and Clapper Increase Noted By Assessor A gain of in county assessments was reported by Carl Clapper chief assessor for Huntingdon County at the regu lar meeting of county commis sioners yesterday Clapper noted a gam in as sessments throughout the coun ty amounting to due to new construction and improve ments to existing operties Set against this increase in assessed vaaluation was a loss of on properties purchased by he federal government in the coun ty Net gain then in assessed val uation amounts to Present at the session were Continued On Page Three Results Of Campaign Genera Chairman James L Thompson right presents he results of the membership drive of Huntingdon Business and Industry to the executive director of the organization M H DeFonest The campaign was officially closed today To Avoid Future Iueblo Cases New Member Joins CWS Committee 1905 was Mrs Edwin E Way Moore Street Huntingdon welcomed as a member of the advisory committee of the Hunt ingdon County Child Welfare Services at the monthly meet ing Thursday afternoon She had previously received an appoint ment made by the Huntingdon Counly Commissioners to the board Mrs Fred E Laird chairman of the committee presided at te meeting Mrs James Llsh secretary read the minutes while Mrs J Clyde Stayer pre sented the financial status Mrs Martha Jones acting di rector gave the monthly report on the case load She reported that 11 cases were opened ten were closed and a total of 155 cases carried over to the next month Sixtytwo families are Continued On Page Twelve agreed on by the Wests centrallanalysis said today bankers after a bankers after a similar run on the franc and the West German deutschmark last fail Bankers said the latest crisis of the franc is partly due lo an error in thinking by some French bankers The bankers apa thought that President Nixon one American one Russian would suport the franc by factory production to prepare for war Since the fighting on a frozenj Provincial radio stations scal SinovSoviet border lerd across the vast China Over S200 Raised In Lollipop Sale Over was realized from he sale of lollipops during leart Month according to a spokesmanfor the Central Penn sylvania Heart Association The ale was conducted in Hunting ion and Mount Union and a big hank you is in order for all who lupported the project Members of the Order of Rain xw Girls were in charge of he ale in Huntingdon Their ef orts were supervised by Mrs Reese Prosser and Mrs Samuel Vissinger Girls assisting were Karen Ohrista Foust Pat Vcaverling Susan Williams Jo dy Stapleton Pat Herncane Shirley Robb Cindy Weller Rettie Biddle Glenda Bell Su Continued On Page Twelve Spy Ship Crews To Get Training CORONADO Calif Sailors who take ships like the USS Pueblo on future espion age missions may be trained intensively in what to do if they get caught last Sunday the Red Chincsemainancl also ate mixing picas have blasted the Russians greater work output with scathing propaganda incltidingjllle amiSoviet tirades the charge that the Soviets hadl Some analysts in Hong Kong conspired with the United StalcshGlicve llls is wnat lne regime arcnllyiio split the world into two parts Pf Chairman Mao Tsetung had Nixon one American one Russian minrl al1 along accepting an increase in the price of gold Accordingly they began buying gold in anlicipa Conlinued On Page Three Massive antiSoviet demon strations by millions of Chinese followed the propagan da and were reported continuing today in mind all The Chinese Communists also may want to turn the peo ples attention away from crop failures a poor economy Continued On Page Twelve r INSIDE THE NEWS Classified Ads 11 Court House Roundup 5 Comics 9 Crossword Puzile U Columnists 8 Editorials 8 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 School News Page 5 Society And Club News 10 Sports 4 Television Programs 67 Thai seemed certain to one outcome of the Pueblo affair and the Navy Court of Inquiry into Hie vessels seizure by North Korea met today behind closed doors to discuss it Summoned before the five admirals was Capt John Slane Jan authority on the Navys James L Thompson generaIjSERE program which teaches chairman today announced evasion resistance successful completion of escape from Communist memibershrp drive for don Business and Industry j Rugged Course aclivC o sailors Membership Drive Ends Egolf Reaflniiued To Hospital Crilical Some improvement is noted today in the condition of Robert M Egolf well known Hunting don businessman who is listed n crilical condition at the JC ilalr Memorial Hospital Egoff 53 526 Church Street partner with his twin brother n the firm of H R Bsolf suffered a heart attack on Feb and was a hospital patient for 5 days His condition worsened yester lay morning and ha was read nitted to the hospital in critical icmoiUon ed out but added that the staff of HB I will continue to cleanup membership cards that have not been returned This year marked a change in the pattern of affiliation with the improvement organization When HB I was started members joined for a period of five years At the end of the original plan another five year membership program was con ducted Starting with I his year how ever the membership in HB I was placed on a continuing one year basis In closing the campaign Thompson expressed his appre ciation to the division chairmen were graduates of the go SERE school Its students through a rugged course interrogation and mistreatment by officers trained in Commu nist police methods Continued From Page Three PaiilJes Fly Instead Of On Ship PLYMOUTH England UP five Belgian NATO warships sailed proudly into Plymouth Sound their crews lined on deck for formal salute and workers who assisted in the But instead of saluting the fla program Runaway Truck Involved In Misliap After travelling 350 feet a driverless fuel oil truck crashed into a Penn Street home yesterday afternoon caus ing damage o he property During the wild trip truck also hit and damaged a parked car right Firemen were called to wash away fuel oil spilled onthe street and pavement Truck was damaged No person was injured See Story on Page District Convention Is Sunday The annual convention of the Huntingdon County 5th District Sunday School Association will be held on Sunday March S at the Ardenheim Church of the Brethren Theme of the twoses sion program will be Christian Unity The Rev Robert Salmons pastor of the First Baptist Church Huntingdon and the Rev Richard Donaldson will speak at the afternoon session the latter on missionary work in Peru The Rev C Rayvon Hilliard pastor of the Fifteenth Street United Methodist Church Hunt ingdon will give the main ad dress at the evening session President Earl T Knode Do nation will preside at the pm session while Vice Presi dent Geary D Btinn Hunting don will chair the evening program The Rev Merle Hoover host pastor will direct the devotions at the afternoon program while Continued On Page Twelve S Break Away From Apollo Mother Ship SPACE CENTER Houston Two astronauts broke free from the Apollo 9 com mand ship in their lunar landing craft today and gunned it away on a daring chase in space that could make or break US plans to land men on the moon this summer t Lighting up the sky with great big orange cloud from their rockets James A McDi wtt and Russell L Schweickart flew the lunar landing Spider away from David R Scott in the Apoilo command module for the first time The object of the days all important tests was to get the lander more than 100 miles from iUs space partner and then see how well il could come back and dock again The maneuvers were rehearsals of key moon flight operations McOivilt and Schweickart opening the fifth and busiest day of lhe 10day orbital mission transferred to Hie lunar lander shortly before 4 a m The two ships were unlatched at am EST There were some initial difficulties in freeing the two ships but after Scott flicked the separation switch bwice he radioed to M c D i v i 11 tnd Schweickarf Ok youre free Continued On Page Two Another Big Snow Faces East Coast Two storm systems produced travelers warnings and heavy snow warnings for two widely separated parts of the nation today the South Atlantic Coast and he Rocky Mountain Range The Eastern storm threatened New York City and the rest of he East Coast with yet another heavy snow storm the fourth in as many weeks Heavy snow warnings or ravelers warnings were in effect today from eastern into and Tennessee and Kentucky southeastern New York Connecticut The US Weather Bureau iredicted four inches or more of snow in the higher elevations of he Appalachians and the icdmonls To the south of the snow iystem in the East rain fell over most of Florida and into he southern Appalachians Ca olinas and Virginias In the West the storm confined primarily to was the mountains and parts of the Continued On Page Twelve UUL iiuTtoju oi tic the swabbies raised their hands to a pair of bright blue girls THE WEATHER It was a circumstance with occasional conducive lo any form of snow today High hi The admirals coxswain 30s Partly cloudy and lowered the panties and found tonight Low in the note Sunny and seasonably It read If you want Saturday High in the flag back pay Increasing cloudiness A brief investigation occasional snow de Continued On Page Sunday Student Is Injured In Bomb A San Francisco State Bast Palo Alto Calif waa student critically injured by as a member of the jomb has been changed Students Union arson and carrying Student At the University of said he was Winded nias Berkeley campus 60 Mliccmcn were routed from hands nearly ripped off and Vtjc wihAn 3 vwiK basement of Sproul Hall Thursday when a highway vJ UiMRAJ VY4JC11 A tJUtllD exploded prematurely in a Jock fir room of the Qrcstivfl accidentally dropped a tear gas pan IQ Building of the 17OWV LdJIIolvJI campus long troubled At other campuses across the nation sitins illegal a strike of minority group ctuHffcnt or other forms1 of protest continued At was diaiiged with University in Waltham and dairying one demonstration ended an Army bomb squad another fragments of a metal The injured San gunpowder two unexplod Slate student Timothy On Pagt Twelm   

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