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   Daily News (Newspaper) - March 13, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library 7JS6 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPT HUNTINGDON AJVD MOUNT UNION PA THURSDAY MARCH 13 1969 Phone 6434O40 NO 36 Apollo 9 Splashes Safely In Atlantic Viet Cong Warn Against Ending Bombing Pause PARIS UP The Viet Cong today warned lhe United States against retaliating for the Communist offensive now raging across South Vietnam They doplored allied protests as bal i i i American Death Toll Is Higher SAIGON head quarters said today the first two weeks of the current Communist offensive has taken a higher loll in American dead and wounded than the first two weeks of the Tet offensive in 1988 Communist fosses for the opening 14 clays of ihe now 19 dayold offensive have been lighter than during the first two weeks of this lime compared with 29228 guerrillas dead in Tet The figures appeared in the weekly US casually report which showed a dropoff in uiii1 uioiui uu casualties on both sides last appropriate response Io I hejdlism in thc dt b studeals of week from losses bhat hit a 10 reccnt attacks it will Universily and Northjmonh high in the opening week lyhoo The Communists told Revolt idcnt Nixon io look at history and see the ignominious failure Ihe US bombing of North Vietnam brought his predecessor former President Lyndon B Johnson The chief Vie I Cong delegate to the Vietnam peace talks Trail Buu Kiem declared that if the US administration 1rtllullrtl vumu lluupa commits new adventurous aclsllrolicd Durham NC today of war under Ihe pretext of dislurbanccs ollowed van D nnvrvrMi n f I Soldiers On Patrol In Durham National Guard troops pa In Viel Offensive full responsibility consequences Nixon Term f 1 for the Carolina State College the offensive term of possible Angeles schools were said to be Communist Jin their gravest hour was a AKrtll at 1600 i gunners mean time stepped up their rocket and mortar attacks overnight campus shellings of South Vietnamese Ully LolefHe moved into population centers continued IJle classroom building Wednes Kiem did not spell nut what of X consonances woulrf rptnli Vlasses and thenbedded down Tne weekly casualty report consequences n wg disdoset thal 789 Gls were hitting about 42 targets in the i most nightly attacks in three days Casualty Report Perfect Flight Opens Door For Lunar Landing SPACE CENTER Houston fUPl Apollo 9s precision pilots rode a sheath of flame to a safe splashdown today in a triumphant climax to JO days in orbit that put Americans within four months walking on the moon With home viewers watching on live television James A MoDivitl David R Scott and Russell L Sohweickart dropped softly at pm EST into oalm tradewind swells of the Atlantic Ocean Were looking New Signs Identify Block Homes Chief Cabot PC Lodge branded night Thev demanding the traiisfel of and 4287 wounded in the iinasterroriM aiiarfc Social sdence professor I weeks I lmgs terrorist attacks oni Wednpsdav offensive compared tlie civilian population South y killcrl iiul 4 HI wnm Vietnams chief delegate fc al V JtUJdlll V1MU1 CIldJMj Dang Lam warned that his hSh schools in Paferson and government will not stand idly Trenton A group of students at by and accept an increase in Lhe Umversity of Pittsburgh the intensity of Ihe war by closed meetings by Communist side the board of trustees of the The verbal attacks at todays school ended a eighth negotiating session at a classroom building caterl little chance of aWednesday night and began a breakthrough toward peaceteachin at a location provided soon I by the university Prior Io the latest conferenceI ftO Persons Arrested diplomats predicted the session At least 50 persons were I Continued On Page Two Continued On Page Three current with RIB in Southern High Band Presents Pop Concert In Saigon Ihe Viet Cong pushed a error campaign apparently planned to soften up the capital Communist attack for a exneclcd Continued On Page Nine Mrs Richard Briggs a block parent and Richard McKnight elementary super visor of Southern Huntingdon County schools display the sign which identifies Mrs Briggs residence as a block home The block parent plan offers refuge to children finding themselves in need of help away from home particularly as they travel Io and from school The program successful in other parts of the United States was ini tiated in thi sarea by the RockhillOrbisonia FiA 17 Hospital Volunteers Recognized Seventeen American Red Cross Hospital Volunteers of lieery block their homes i n i T ias She ters for anv Bloek Home Program Is Organized A community program known as the Block Parent Plan has been introduced by Ihe Rockhill Orbisonia PTA This plan in volves selected homes in each block the area children use on their way to and from school At least two residents in ev J C were a ice as part of the observance Red Cross Month and the ln help Eadl ol i tile homes nisn avc a rppHi v Blair Memorial Hospitalas fnf any child B recognized for their servl Diking along the street who r iCOmp OS I fno llnnnrl nr jcome lost ill frightened or real good reported McDivitl fhe laconic commander at the spectacular experiment that may help man solve some of his immediate needs by showing him how to reap more food and material from his own planet Their only significant prob lems have been with recovery area weather and a mysterious attack of nausea that twice hit Schweickarl and cut short a space stroll on the front perch of ihe Apollo moon landing spacecraft dubbed Spider mission Rescue helicopters from the USS Guadalcanal three miles away raced to the scene The scorched spacecraft landed about IflO miles east of the coral slcs of the Bahamas The astronauts left their orbital path at am EST with a jolting Wsecond braking alast fixvrn their main engine The hum looks good McDivitl reported as Apollo 9 swept over Hawaii on its 151st anid last orbit and he said itj Three cases in Huntingdon i r CounLy Common Pleas Court Hrom the helicopters circling two in he criminal division and lhe spacecraft as it settled in fhe juvenile division oc the ocean came word that llieCupicd the attention of Judge R capsule was somewhat scarredMerle Heffner yesterday Judge Hears Three Cases During Day flotation collar around the capsule Recovery Three helicopter reports that the spacecraft OI1U MIB somewhat scarred but looks were then continued until nert an not guilty of tipsy driving In tiie second trial only the Com monwealths side of the case was heard and Ihe rather good reported mission control spokesman Terry White Monday afternoon In the initial trial for the day J Taylor Zook fiO of Commission enumerated them for an audience o some 5b interested persons who met at Alumni Hall Jurliata College last evening W Oman 1 rapped p pi BST the Flal1 collar is inflated around you at this time eer County High School in a concert featuring modcrn Keel uoss Month and Ihe March Ti u 10 throush 16 celebration of vol4e h e f displays a readily iunteer recognition WPP distinguishable sign provided bv Coming up at Southern Huntwinter season for everyone by The Red Cross hospital volun Ule Rcckhi11 Amen the guidance Whchi Iv serinlls in an the lobby of the hall was riiiirirrmiSl accident Tuesday night inltnap and photo display casci cnnricn whiuh which informed I hose attending ilii sianed shin Is murk f to e on e has extended a nized when they have contrihuti nan s na Springtime w e I c o m ecd at least 50hours of volunlo be avnilable and stated il help brighten the io attend this dififeer effort during one year of program whichjttie institution they serve Ihe Rocket Band Five of the the first half of the proJFred INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers Classified Ads 13 Comics 11 Crossword Puzzle 13 Coumiusts 6 tnese limes block parents are expected lo he in their homes ne victim Ara Lynn However children should heSchlock 46nf m Shav made aware that block Union was may also be considered islands Obituaries Society And Club News iBiani JMis Jo Hanks Mrs William Pop lunes and seleclionsiSindorf and Mrs Harry Jroni recent Broadway oneyear recognition Uvill be featured bv the Twelve women were honored i at other limes eai said Mr Dandrca Rockefifor two years service at BlairV evening hours weekends andj jBanrt director One of ihe numHospital Mrs Henry J vacalions if nelP is hers a modern blues arrangewick Mrs H Paul Cook Mrs incut will feature an alio savJ Cunningham Mrs C Meeting Held In Huntingdon Watershed Unit Outline Given There are four premises that form the Basis of a watershed association and Charles F i j ij LOCI HUU a w cmuui diK ine inirai8a Mllllin Slreel HiinlinpHi airectprot the state Soil and Water Conservation straight successful Apollo flightwas charged with operatine n r A lflflnlH llm a motor vehicle in Huntingdon on Aug 31 I m while under fhe in fluence of intoxicating liquor District A Homey Newton C Taylor represented Hie Com monwealth while Attorney Wii liam J Myers was legal counsel for fhe defendant Dr C Robert Reiners Hunt ingdon physician was the first witness He testified that he ex amined Mrs Zook about 3 am on Aug and found that she bad reasonably good coordin ation when leslcd He tinted that she probably was under the in fluence since some evidence of intoxication was noted The wit ness concluded I hat Mrs Zook was not sufficiently in control of herself to operate a motor ve hicle He said she was fright ened and quite upset In Wrecked Car 6 Hours A M o u n t Uniorr woman very effective slide presen Roficr reported McDivitl smmdri as calm ashe had la I ion by Robert Struble execu tive vice president of the Bran dy wine Valley Watershed Asso ciation followed remarks by Hess and Slate Senator D El mer Hawbaker who chaired the meeting as calm as he had throughout the entire flight After discarding Hieir engine section the astronauts roiled their ship over and slashed upside down into the tipper fringes of earths blanket of air some Tfi miles above Dallas A 2700degree lavor of 1uick deCRera te colfansprl alop her vehicle37 different watershed croups1101 1 1e fhlckenmS al victim Aa on streams or scemcnls of here forces n to ine U1 u MHJJ IIO Itllntr j streams throughoui the ComrLUmes L momvcalth meant In solve the rhey wcrc brming Continued On Page Nine 2 solo by the director a former Etnire Mrs John B Fillman 3 professional saxophonist a n d Mrs Samuel Garner Mrs 1 i Continued On Page Two Continued On Page Nine Wildlife Week Is Proclaimed Huntingdons Mayor M H DeForrest to day issued a proclamation selling aside the period March 1622 as National Wildlife Week in the borough He called on all citi xens to support the vital conservation obser vance which emphasizes the need to Provide Habitat Places Where Wildlife Live now With Mayor DeForrest is James Corcelius president of the Hunlingdon County Federa tion of Sportsmens Clubs sponsor of the ob servance in the area Harry Redline right is secrclarylreasurer of lhe Federation needed Continued On Page Three rwi i lax Jllicial Seeks Return To Position Smithficld Township incum bent tax collector James C Detwiler has announced he is seeking renominalion to Lhe post on the Republican ticket during the forthcoming Pri mary Election on May 20 Detwiler resides at 802 Penn sylvania Avenue The candi date for the Smilhfield Town ship tax office has posted hours for the settling of tax accounts in his advertisement in todays Daily News My office will be conciicted in the same manner as it has been in the courlesy and politeness lo everyone who comes in cant act with my of fice Detwiler stated Your Lax payments may be made in Continued On Page Col Love Will Address Area Engineers Col William 1 Love Balti more District Engineer will be meeting Society of the Pennsylvania of Professional Fin al BoaLsbtirg Assembling that Thursday for a dinner at pm and program expected to about 8 oclock will be Continued On Page Nine morning rescued Her car was damaged and property damage is listed at Slate Police of lhe Hunlingdon substation are continuing an investigation of lhe unique mis hap The woman driver said she was soulhbound on Route 522 al 9 pm Tuesday She was being harrassed by an unknown driver who was following her and at Conlinued On Page Nine THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy and ciild with occasional snow flur ries India y High mid 20s to low link Variable cloudi ness and cold with a few snow flurries north tonight Low In hn teens Friday variable cloudiness and a little warmer High upper 20s lo mid Outlook for Saturday partly clnuriy liltle change in lempcra lurc autographed dollar bills validat ing four spaceflight records and knowledge their masterful Officer Oti SI and Patrolman Robert L Edmund tests of the first manned moon landing spacecraft cleared the way for a probable moonson of the Huntingdon Borough orbiting rehearsal in May and aPolice Department the prosecu lunar landing in July jlor said he nnled Ihe Zook car When they left Cape back and forth across March 3 on the last US earth the center line of the street as il I ravel led west on Perm He said she ignored the cruiser si ren and was quite intoxicat ed al lhe time of the incident am Aug 31 Sgl John 1 Cummins of lhe McDivill 3D Scott 16 andiHuntingdon Borough Police De Schwcickart 33 even pioneeredIpartmcnl said Mrs Zook was 3 PoniisinS new Photographic Continued On Page Three orbital flight planned for two years the astronauts faced the most ambilious flight plan ye I devised They accomplished virtually everything they set out to do and then some Replace With Revolving Loan Fund GOP Senators Unveil Plan To End State Scholarships HARHISBURG CUPI Five Senate Ref Repayment and compute publicans have unveiled their plans lo end theition of inLeiest not begin scholarship program and replace it with he borrow revolving Joan fund Sen Albert R Pechan R Armstrong Senate majority whip and leader of lhe croup said Wednesday the revision which would cut SfiQ million from Gov Raymond P Slia fers proposed budget was the first in a series of moves de signed lo avoid the need for a state income tax Other Republicans hacking uure the speaker at the March 20 the plan are Sens T Newell Wood Luzerne D Elmer Haw baker Franklin James E Wil f i Loiirviiii i nil LJ vy ll gineers PSPE joint meeting ard Crawford and George N Revolving Account The basis of the plan is to begin have the Pennsylvania Higher memEducation Assistance Agency hers of the Central Chapter a PHEAA borrow from stale fourcounty area including retirement funds to set up a re volving account to make loans to students Specifically the proposed legislation would the PHEAA to borrow million each from lhe state employes retirement fund and lhe slain public school employes retirement fund pay ing an interest rale of 6 per cent in both funds a new federal pro gram the student loans will be reimbursed at the rate of 7 per cent the extra 1 per cent will be used by PHEAA for admin istrative costs maximum annual loan under the program would be raised from the current S800 to students now re ceiving outright grants under the scholarship programs could qualify for loans of an identi cal or greater amount Shafer Reads QiiicHy There was quick reaction to the plan from Shafer who pledged during the guber natorial campaign to raise he scholarship program to the million level 1 do not believe that Hie program should be totally con verted to loans the governor told his news conference I think this would hurt our pri vate institutions Hawbaker said that nearly half of the maximum scholarship grants this year went lo students attending one of the 14 state owned colleges This amounts to double sub sidization Hawbaker said since the stale is already pick ing up some rf the tab for the students at state colleges Continued On Page Nine Draft Board Has 12Man April Quota A dozen Hunlingdon Gnun tians will receive greet ings lonwrrow ordering them Io report for induction into the armed forces on Wednesday April 9 The 12 men being called to fill the Draft Board No 75 quola for April will report at am nn thai date and they will travel by bus to New Cumberland Army De pot Selective Service orH ficials said notices are be ing dropped in fhe mail this afternoon Later there will be a call for men fnr preinducrton physical examination for Ap riJ   

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