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Daily News (Newspaper) - March 18, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434W0 or 5424641 State Library Education Building1 Pa 17126 VOL 48 NTNK COPT HUISTUVGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY MARCH 18 1969 Phone 6434040 Seek Spotisors For Huntingdon CJiapter AFS chairmen Debbie andWill Bran dais landing consul Suzanne left and Cindy Miller riehi members of the AFS club a Huntingdon Area High School as they address envelopes for the mail so licitation cf funds Cindy is president of the club Former AFSers Will Head Drive Two former holders of American Field Ser vicescholarships have assumed the responsibilj itv for 1969 solicitation of International Stuf dent Sponors for 1969 according to Mrs At May 20 Primary 203 Seeking Vote Nod In Townships The May 20 Primary Election in Hunt NO 4O Over 10000 Allied Troops In Huge Counterpffensive Guerrilla Bivouacs Are Raided SAIGON UPI More than US and South Vietnamese troops have spearhead ed one of the wars big gest counteroffensivcs into guerrilla bivouacs threatening Saigon the American command an nounced today Soldiers from four US nfanuy divisions backed by South Vietnamese soldiers took to ihe jungles 30 to 50 nules northwest of Saigon and imme diately reported dashinc with 300 Reds Monday Headquarters said the number of allied soldiers involved in lhe counieroftensive code named Operation Atlas Wedge was classified It warned correspon dents thai disclosure of the drives manpower or goals would mean suspension of their accreditation Later headquarters author ized the use of more than 10000 troops in the counrerof To HB Iv To Curb Student Disorders Stroup Offers 3 Bill Package HARR1SEURG UPI Senate Republi cans faced with a threatened veto from Gov Raymond P Shafer have revised their strategy on legislation designed to curb student disorders in Pennsylvania The GOP senators introduced threebill package Monday night and said it would supplant a measure that cleared the Sen ate lafe lasi month and is awaiting House aclion Senate Republican Leader Stanley G Stroup of Bedford N GWYNNB DODSON Penelec President Will Speak Penelec President and Chief he wollld Ilol sign lhe Fleming Executive N Gwyrme Dodson if it reached his desk was the eluef sponsor of the latest proposals The original bill was offered by Sen Robert D Fleming RAllegheny Sen ate president pro tempore who did not sign Hie revised mea sures Shafer told a group of stu dents iwo weeks ago at Penn 3Way Probe mf Of Crash Is Unde ay A threeway investigation is under way today in the crash of a singleengine Piper Comanche last Friday night which took the lives of four well known Mount Union residents The planne slammed into tire side of Babcock Mountain in Somerset County during a se sylvania Stale University thatjvere snow squall will be the main speaker at the Wednesday March 26 an ponents of the legislation said it was too broad and aimed at a Wo i r 7 T in occ ivu Ltiauiiirties in numit Jr president 01 tne Huntingdon ingdon County seeking nominallL t f j ulal tensive Initial reports indicated fnual meeting of Huntingdon i specific segment of society it wmrirf WV flion jnri T h a ii e To Head Lodge WnSWp centred in Tay Continued On Page Two chanter rp nn cnaKc Mr and Mrs Mill Brandau1 ices 0r SraDS of Sherwood Juniasa College Election b o a r d officials saidj sre in charge of he letters bei today that 14S Republicans anpj jing maHed to several hundred55 Democrats filed petitions pri ipersons in the area inviingor to ihe March U deadline them to be International Stuj Township offices to be jdent Sponsor for 139 It isfilled include judge of election jthrougti the supwn of the sponinspector of election iax collec sors that t the program is contor assessor auditor and super tinned x jvisor In numerous instances a The eer signed by Mr1 fiaie OI candidates is not in Swigart and members of irom ihe of the pe AFS chapter explains lie areas of the program in Hunt ingdon An application from a Hunt Earlier lhe board announced thatSSV candidates had filed pe titions This total included lhe than i Business banquet will be held at the Elks Home at pm An Alloona native Dodson re sides at 305 Beaver Coiirl West mont and serves me Pennsylva nia Electric Company General Office at Johnstown He has a long record of service with thei power company having started with the firm as a messenger in 1924 Graduating from Altoona High School in 1927 Dodson compaixv change vrsrn Penn ingdpn Light arid Power Corn reconvene at 930 am to Pennsylvania Edison Company and the 1H6 merger D with Pennsylvania Electric Civil Court To Reopen On Tuesda The FebniaryTerm of Hunt students Stroup said he fell the Flem Continued On Page Three irraion fpmtlv who wants to203 for township offices 137 for hok a student for the offices three for counl judge of the school year is now Posis 24 school County Orphans edat AFS headauarters in I ior Pinions and 14 for justice Court at the lone York Citv oithe peace 1 trial scheduled i A HAHS student hss Jude R Merle Heffner fled on he local level for Amer icans Abroad a oroerami He m named nnmea Continued On Page Sis Republicans ordered the traverse jurors on February 19 during he reguj JOHN H EDMISTON Huntingdon Elks Elect Officers A general cwi tractor John H Edmiston will A busload of AFS students sessorE Mav Fire Chief Aiiswers Alarm On Crutches Smilhfield Fire Chief Kenneth THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and mild oday The high in the upper 50s tn mid 60s Most ly cloudy ionight The low In the 40s Variable cloudi ness and little change in tempera t u r e Wednesday The high JB the mid SOs to lower Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers on Thursday The four men Maurice Bud Getz W Mount Union RD the pilot Robert J McKnight 37 Mount Union Michael Roll 44 Mount Union and Thomas L Hancock 37 Mount Union RD died instantly in the crash TVie wreckage of the plane was spotted by a CAP search plane on Sunday afternoon at 3 but it was two hours before a ground party was able to reach the site in a rugged isolated area of Babcock Slate Park There was up to 21 mches of snow on the ground plus huge drifts Snowmobiles were used to bring he bodies put of the area late Sunday night The stfe is 50 yards over the SomersetBed Continued On Page Two Conductor JOHN G MONTI County Band Festival Is March 2729 The Huntingdon County Band Festival will be honored March 2729 to have a distinguished in strumentalist and band director from A 11 o o n a as guest con ductor Verino Danrirea of Southern Huntingdon County High School has announced that John C Monti director of music at the Alloona Area Public Schools and conductor of the Altoona Cam pus Penn Stale Symphonic Band and the ROTC Military Band will direct the Huntingdon Coun ty bandsmen in the traditional Spring festival which this year Southern Huntingdon County will host Mr Monti attended J B Stet son University De Land Flori da where he served as assis Continued On Page Two Crash Death CUmbs To 152 Overheated Engine Could Have Caused Air Tragedy MARACAIBO Venezuela UPI Vene through whkh students from a Barree Township Judge of civil court session to rej town currently hosling sn AFSi fiction Lewis H Hutchison Inturn next Tuesday He gave a suideni have the opportunity Carol M Isett Auditireminder of that faci during aj spend some time in M Booher Tsx coljbrief session of Huntingdon country lector Shirley V Weaver AsCounty Court yesterday i at am investigators said today an overheated on crutches engine may have caused a Viasa airliner to crash and kill 152 persons in historys worst air fore heading for Washington DC and ihjr home countries jurist has com n r j j J I Mien the fire siren sounded at yesterday afternoon for the serve 25 exaltea rjier ot a cnair f a touch of AFb ro Continued On Page Six Concert Is ingdor Lodss Xo 876 lent and Prxxeceive Order or T c r Elks during the ensuing year manceTne mei on ihe SS Edmiston 49 was elected to the rop position last evening curing trie annual balloting at th Eiks Home on Penn Street He will succeed Oscar M Chiicote Creek Ridge Huntingdon RD as head ol l Other officerselected iV thJ year 196970 Biair Webs CT e Kammerctlor Jr whicn will oe neard m a public is xngni towara concert tonight at inOlleri Erode Supervisor William Erode Cass of election Walt Judge imorto wif00t s a Of stepping on court as soon as 1heja nail last Thursday pleted his work Thrw Inrce UVSIDE THE NEWS aionS Easter Seal Campers To Be Selected mp nar CHANIBBRSBURGPa Ten Easier Seal summer Warren of caught fire under thekamperships were approved last lojtown allegedly shot by his sirajn of takeoff evening by the Huntingdon Fai Fir Franklin Coiinly 3Ian Is Shot Bv His Wife disaster A spokesman for eight commissions probj ing the wreckage said the prime scheduled Ann Landers 12 Classified Ads Comics 9 Puzzle 11 i M Obituaries 3 cml Society And Club News Twentytwo have j scheduled for a session of ingdon County Domestic 24Judge Heffner smithfWH firPmfJ wife in clitical government officialjCounty Society for Crippled Chil The court session h dilion at chambersburg Hosdiscounted reports the and Adults at its regular fo tomorrow h dlso pital Monday ipi lomorrov napanys pumper and squad truck rescneauled for ami p0rfahlp nnma and oo 21 bv authorities in Franklin was sabotaged bound DC9 with 46 Americans bimonthly meeting held at lhe trial is one in i j iw HIV 111 Vlli 8 Heffner was mdcr control There was no dam Sports 5 volved as a practicing Old Xews y For reason he is cause of the fire has not been from the pumper booster b aulhorides in Franklin County Jan on charges of ag gravated assault and battery The motlier o three children Mrs Florence was among the 83 persons headquarters Penn Street 401 were used to bring the fire un Pennsylvania Siorv 10 Continued On Page Six I determined We may investigate I hose There is the possibility thai rmmK said Interior Ministry more Ihree week camperships rumors Director Pedro Pere Perazo will be added since the Hunt ing j But the technical reporfs we don Lions Club has agreed lo Mrs Boggs was remanded to are receiving indicale lhat theipick up the tab for one this avman esteemea lo a I Auditorium Juniata Colleee is Miigm Norns esvecmea completing a tour of seven col lecturuig knight Theodore GueiieEes Tin Mike Zanylo One of the 13 foreign choruses tiler and trustee for five in Lincoln Centers Oscar M Chilcote treasurer Second Internationa University Toe annual installation of ofChora Festival from March 23 ficers will take place on Mon to 30th the Akademie Kam day April 7 with the Grand merchor Graz has sung at Lodge officers of State College iMontclair State College Wiikes BPOE being in charge of the College the Siaie University of Continued On Page Sixi j Continued On Page Six Easter Coloring Event Will Have 14 Winners The Easter Coloring Contestthe winners annually one oi the most popu Sponsors of this years con lar Daily Xews features aptesUareG C Murphy Co Hil pears in todays edition of tiiisys Drug Store Posers Youth rewspaper j Center NGller Hardware Co Fourteen talented boys andRea Derick Inc De girls in the papers circulationpartment Store and Kellers all area will be declared winners of I of Huntingdon Union National cash awards in die annual conBank Trust Co of Hunting test Ten Huntingdon County area prison in default of bond accident was cident don Mount Union Three Springs and Petersburg Fouses1 business firms sponsor and Saxes and afford and girlsof NIounl Union an opportunity to compete for First prize winners will re EasJertime prizes i ceive S2 cash prizes and runner All boys and girls in the03 S1 county 11 years of age orj Tiie rues for contest are younger are eJigible to cccnpetoisimple Any child II years or far tfce cash prizes awarded to Continued On Page Six breeze was blowing over the runway Normal takeoffs re quire that the air have a certain minimum density fo insure light High temperatures can lower hat density drastically The Venezuelan twojet craft jlummeted into a crowded residential area at the runways end just two minules after Continued On Page Two Signs Of Spring Are Evident Now Mrs Earl Sheeler of Silverford Heights Mount Union takes a breather from spring raking of leaves in her yard to watch her nephew fiveyearold Roger Sheeler give his pet dog a leaf bath Tiqy was not impressed but most area residents have been thoroughly enjoying the early spring temperatures and clear skies Spring arrives officially on Thursday at pm simply an ac Temperalure may have year The society also is considering a fiveweek summer speech 1 till a LUl c IllOY 11 a t played a major role It was camP program at Pennsylvania about 108 degrees on the groundJState University for one at takeoff and only a youth Mis William J Myers of Mount Un ion is the campership chairman These expensive programs are Continued On Page Two Adm Sharp Testifies WASHINGTON UPI The admiral in charge of the Pacific when the Pueblo was captured apparently suggested but did not recommend a course of positive action Korea against North That fact emerged Monday from a House armed services subcommittee hearing into the seizure of the spy ship Adm Ulysses S Grant Sharp in charge of US military forces in the Pacific at the time of the Pueblo incident Jan 23 1968 was asked if he initiated a request to take positive action He said he did but added the Continued On Hiree Parked Cars Damaged By Brush Blaze Plastic tail lights on four parked cars were damaged an estimated yesterday after noon in a brush fire on the area adjoining the Huntingdon Ma chine Company parking lot in West Huntingdon Cause of the fire was not de termined but it started at northwest corner of the narrow strip of border land on the parking lot and spread oast for nearly a block A brisk wind whipped the fire from one end of the lot to the ether Assistant Fire Chiefs Gilbert N Mountain and George B Wil son Jr directed the work of the firemen who used water from truck booster tanta to bring the fire under control The entire Huntingdon Fire Department responded sirens were sounded at pm
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