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   Daily News (Newspaper) - April 1, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE ILY NEWS 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENT 8 PEE COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY APRIL 1 1969 Phone 6434O4O NO 52 Vietnam Is Nations 4th Costliest War Funeral Train Is Abilene Bound H s Dfath Passes Level Of Words Of St Paul Burial In Home Town Set CHARLESTON W Va UPI The train carrying Dwight D Eisenhower to his final rest clattered across the good fight I have finished the Funeral Is Simple Dignified WASHINGTON UPI The Paul were read D Eisenhowers nations heartland today and thousands of per sons dotted the route for a last goodbye Tearstained cold hymn singing Americans from historic Civil War towns in Virginia and the coal fields and rolling farm country of West Virginia some waiting through the night hiraed out as the 10car funeral train pulled by three diesel engines headed west to Abilene Kan boyhood home of the World War U hero Eisenhower who died Friday in Washington will be buried Wednesday in the Kansas town he left58 years ago to enter Continued On Page Five words of St over Dwight casket The time of my departure I has come 1 have fought the goo race I have kept the faith Mamie Eisenhower drained of emotion had sat through the funeral service wijth stoic composure until the Rev Edward RL Elson her Pres byterian paslor read the passage from St Pauls second ielter lo Timothy It must have others in Washington Nalional something Ike might have sairl She cried a little quielly Her son John gently patted her tand rt Bank Burglar System Gives False Alarm It was early for April Fools Day but the automatic burg lary alarm af the Penn Central Banks DriveIn Office at Mount Union pulled a major prank at yesterday afternoon State Trooper sWilliam Seese was on desk duty at the Hunting don State Police SubStation Af ttie phone rang and a taped message informed the State Police that a burglary and robbery is in progress at the Penn Central DriveIn Office at Mount Union Within seconds State Police ears from Huntingdon and Lew islown were en route lo the icene and Mount Union police were alerted for action Road Continued On Page Five sounded to did to Helped Plan Funeral was a simple dignified Mount Union Chief Gels Certificates Mount Union Chief of Police Berlin B Whitsel received two certificates last evening al a graduation banquet for a 40hour inser vice State Police training school Whitsel was given an extra certificate for his role as host chief for the school Stale Police LI Calvin funeral long on Christian hope short on pomp and ceremony It was exactly the kind of funeral Ike was not surprising since he helped plan it months before his death It igave one an eerie feeling to know lie had specifically re quested J Faures famous hymn The Palms Did he have some kind of premonition that he would die Uvo days before Palm Sundaylhe one season ofjrfeath Of the trial judge in Ihe the Christian year when thejjanlcs Earl Rav case could A Richwine Troop G Hollidaysburg pre senled the diplomas lo the 13 graduates Pic tured left to right Stale Trooper Dana Wel ler Lt Richwine Whitsel and Siate Trooper Daniel Spnag Weller and Spang were the school instructors Trial Judge In Ray Case Drops Dead MEMPHIS Tenn hymn is appropriate jbring the convicted slayer of The Palms is not a funeral IDr Martin Luther King Jr a a lilting joyous new Tennessee taw an Appeals Court Judjte said J The key apparently the dirge It is Continued On In Huntingdon Good Friday Services Are Planned Three separate Good Friday contents of a letter mailed by Ray to Judge W Preston Battle who collapsed in his chambers and died of a heart attack Monday Battle 60 recently had returned from a vacation following the Ray trial three weeks ago Ray pleaded guilty to the April 4 tflfia murder of King in Organisation Meeting Is April 15 Huntingdon To Get Garden Club Huntingdon needs a garden club Thats no April Fooler And Huntingdon is going to have a garden club Theres rio catchto Goodman Is Speaker At Dinner Greater respect for the men who dedicate themselves to law enforcement was proposed lasl evening by Robert C Goodman Mount Union busi At Paris Talks Thieu Offer Puts Reds In Hot Seat that either On Tuesday evening April 15 at 8 oclock in St James Luth eran Church social hall a pub lic meeting will be held to or ganize the Standing Sbne Gar den Club The name has been selected prominent nessman Speaking al a banquet mark ing he closing of a State Police Municipal Training School Soodman called for proper rec ognition from Mr Private Citi zen for lhat breed of men who seek careers as officers of r the law Greater understanding of the problems facing todays law en forcement officer is necessary according to Goodman presi dent of Mount Union Borough Council Thirteen men from Hunting don and Mifflin County received certificates al last evenings graduation banquet held at the Mount Union American Legion Counlry Club State Troopers Dana Weller of Huntingdon and Daniel Spang of Lewistown were the instructors for the 10week course in basic police procedures Goodman opened by noting lhat the police officers role is becoming more varied and complex with each passin day An officer now is callei upon lo be a teacher a psychol ogist or a Boy Scout in handling a multitude of dulies that are not covered by any police man ual Proper techniques and correct procedures have been learned through schooling but what classroom is there thai to deal with in suits and thrown rocks the speaker asked Regardless of the situation the policeman is expected to remain polite and courteous calm and cool Goodman said In this day of unrest and instani violence the law enforcement of ficer must be readv to assume services Easter Seal Food Sale AI Shirley sburg Easier Saturday April 5 will be the day for the Easier Seal Food Sale in the area with two experienced rli ai pn n m chairmen in charge Mrs IS n Jf Pm ace Myers Germany Valey DelivcinE L sermon vMemphis and received a 99 year PARIS Vielnabeginning of the year Mrs W with a time scheduleprison sentence during a jury mese President Nguyen Anderson has been serv makine it possible for area perjtrial required by Tennessee lawiThieiis offer of secret negotialng as temporary chainnan sons to attend all three all criminal cases Ray saidlions with Ihe Viet Cong puts The club will be a learning been planned in lawyer Percy Foreman j pressure on the Communists organization this year advised him to plead guilty toshow they waul progress in the Everyone who resides in the This is an innovation a Possinle death penally j Paris talks Saigon delegation greater Huntingdon area is in ed by the Huntingdon Council But after Ray hegan sorvingsources said today jviled lo join Size of ones gar of Churches the sponsoringhis sentence in the state prison South Vietnamese and is no can be a organization of the communilySat Nashville he reportedly harijofficials said Ihey still hoped forifronl Polch flower box or acres second thoughts and considcrcdia positive Communist respnnseof lawn afternoon Keckil1S a ncw lrial He urntc to Ihe secret Talks offer Thieu The objectives of the club tensive y by a group of interth f at a mn esled citizens who have been r h M fc w working as a sleenng commitbufiinessman said tee for organization smce the programs The first of Ihe Bailie asking sources said for a new trial Battles office Continued On Page Five made last The Communists immediate which have been set forth in lenlauve bylaws to be consid ered at the meeting April 15 and Mrs Martha Grove Shir leysburg he Uie Rev Rayvon Milliard pas lor of Hie Fifteenth Street The spot where good things inMethodist Church Presiding will variety will be on sale will bejbe the host minister the Rev Shirleysburg United MethoLullier Heist Jr disl Church Jf the weatherman cooperates and gives the area a Spring day all the tasty goodies will be sold Continued On Page Five The second service of the afternoon will Jake place in Sndety And Club Mews IISSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers fi Classified Ads 11 Comics 3 Crossword Puzzle It Obituaries response was that it was a I crafty trick Allied sources are these To encourage inter said they did nol consider lhat ai651 in at phases of home gard rejcclion We are hoping Ihe Commu wilh ening and promote belter horti cultural practices To stimulate participation in civic improve nists will come up some concrete aid anci the conservation are in an awkward position If natural resources of uptown location the Slnnej Sports Church of Ihe Brethren Thisj Pcmisvlvania Slorv Continued On Page Five News Of Yesteryear 2 Ithey dont accept the whole When the probationary period 8 world will know who is thejis completed the club expecls obstacle lo peace here If they do accepl they will Continued On Pare Two Can 1ou Recognize This Comity Scene It may April Pools Day but this is certainly not a picture of a joke Vet we wonder if many of our readers can what the Daily News pholo shows If you need a hint we can tell you this scene wijl not last much longer If you slill dont know turn to page two for fhe identifica tion Hiuititigdon Easier Cross Lights Are On A traditional segment of the members of Action In SAIGON UPI Americas longest Decame its third costliest foreign conflict the disclosure today the US death toll in nam had surpassed 33629 the Korean War A lop Marine general said est way to shorten Mount Union Vietnam fighting was to and the southern reaches of North Vietnam Words sanctuaries against ground saults Im not trying lo raise Theme ante said Maj Gen Ralph avis But we came here Service assure the freedom of Vielnam and I dont think Seven Last Words of can be accomplished has been chosen as the anything less than the defeat for the community Good the North Vietnamese service in the United The American death toll in Vietnam since Jan I Church of Mount Union on April 4 surpassed the Korean in previous years this viiniai j jjjg Mount Union until April 10 More than persons who cannot slay for the entire service mav rls have been wounded in Vielnam fighting during the biref period between the sessions spokesmen order of worship will be ne sharp ground battle follows 12 noon o South Korean troops the first Father Communist soldiers hiding them led by the Rev caves on South L Marrien pastor of central coast The First United Methodist reported 100 guerrillas slain Ihe Monday in pmthe sec Among Ihe military word Woman behold thy targeted for overnight behold thy mother led were the major US Army the Rev E W Jarrett of thn Air Force bases at Bien Hope Baptist Church and Long Binh on Saigons northern outskirts Neither will be special music by the Mt Hope Baptist Choir fered serious damage in what headquarters termed light to the third word Today thou shall be with me in paradise led by Ihe Conlinued On Page On Page Two TtHPTax WifeeTnMount Union Board School The Mount Union Area School Board tatively adopted the proposed school budget the 19691970 school term in the amount of SI S3 1 S7 vp J O O tJ 1 ij l This marked Hie seventh consecutive year tlfal Jie Valley Union Area School District has been able to significantly Takers crease expenditures without increasing Selected Holy Week observance in the j board met TasTrnghTiira busy Huntingdon area made anci j Census enumerators nired Juniata Valley School for the District o J a 1O4 I Jill CVJ I CtlL 11 J r i f debut lasl night with Ihe lighljers adopted a student discipline lecf fnal confirmfllira this rit TIji i nyi i affiliate with the Slate Fed eration of Garden Clubs and the Nalional Council of State Gar den Clubs The new organization is sure get off to a good start be ause of an interest in garden ng and related subjects nurtur Continued On Page Two Pike Fees Will Jump HARR1SBURG UPI The Pennsylvania Turnpike Cornmis ion faced with the need for ex tensive improvements today was expected to approve the first toll increase since the original turnpike section was opened in 1940 The closeddoor meeting of the commission was scheduled o begin at am A simple majority vote of the fiveman commission is re quired to raise the tolls The in creases were expected to aver age 64 per cent with higher rates in Ihe Philadelphia area The additional revenue will be used to alleviate bottleneck along the oil road especially in the Philadelphia area The plans call for of open barrier type baskets between inter changes into which motorists can throw exact change in of heavy commuter traffic Continued On Page Two ing of the Huntingdon Easter Cross atop Piney Ridge The lighted cross was placed by the Huntingdon Area Jay cee Chapter a few years ago and has become a regular part of the areas observance of the holiday period Thomas Finley and Patrick Moore were the cochainnen for the erection of the Easter Cross this year Tt will be turned on each night during the holiday period THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy and warm er Inday lunight and Wed nesday Highs today in the Lrnvs Tuesday nighl in the 30s Light rain or drizzle on Wednesday Highs Wednesday 55 to fi5 rain ending Wednesday evening policy awarded bus contracts past week The enumerators importance n i en ucu fua I II ritUl I i ard transacted other items ofiare to cover each mu nicipality two boroughs and six townsliips comprising the school district Taking school census in the borough of Alexandria will be Two elementary teachers were hired including Miss Cynthia J Barben of Newton Hamilton graduate of Shippensburg Col lege and Mrs Ethel M Jones Ted Cullinan and in the bor of Huntingdon a graduate of Juniala College Elected lo the position of sec ondary librarian was Barry W Keisler of Thompsonlown a graduate of Shippensburg Col lege A student discipline policy was presented to Lhe board and unan imously approved Since Febru ary 14 a faculty committee de signed guidelines for a policy of studenl discipline Eacli student was given a copy of the policy lo give lo his parents Board members decided not to renew bus contracts if vehicles are more than ten years old The Continued On Page Two Mamie Uncertain As She Looks To Future ough of Petersburg Mrs Janet Smith The six township census lakers are Mrs Carol Isett Barree Township Mrs Ger trude Irvin Spruce Creek Township Mrs Helen Harnish Morris Township Mrs Nancy Fisher Logan Township Mr Janet Knode Porter Township and Mrs Eleanor Isenberg West Township Continued On Page Two WASHINGTON UPI mie Eisenhowers plans are uncertain as she faces life without her beloved Ike but she is not likely to go home again lo live at their Gettysburg Pa farm She has decisions to make said Edgar Eisenhower80 brotherinlaw of the former first lady So far she hasnt made any Mrs Eisenhowers close fami ly planned to broach the subject during their sad journey aboard the funeral train carrying her famous husbands coffin to his burial site on the plains Kansas where he grew up 01 Edgar Eisenhower a Tacoma Wash lawyer is a firm believer the bereaved putting off major decisions affecting their lives for at least three months Widows should live with the things theyve been living with he said If they give up everything they will regret it he added Ive seen it happen many times He hopes he can sdvise her Mils Eisenhowers son John newly appointed ambassador lo Belgium and his wrife Barbara have been urging her to join them in Brussels when they Continued On Page Three Weather Is Calm Dry Weather across the nation was calm and dry today almost as if il were planning an elaborate April Fools Day joke on Ihe unwary Storm activity was nonexis tent with precipitation limited mainly lo light showers in the Northwest and a few lingering flakes of snow around the northeastern Great Lakes re gion Temperatures in the eastern half of the country warmed slightly after recordsetting cold Monday Some of that days new lows were two below zero al SI Cloud Minn one below zero al Minneapolis Minn five al Madison Wis eight at Dubuque Iowa 10 at Moline III and 14 at South Bend Ind Grand Forks and Alexan dria Minn ended March with a seven below zero reading Todays early morning tem peratures ranged from seven above zero at Old Town Maine to 75 at El Paso Tex   

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