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   Daily News (Newspaper) - April 7, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 64344HO or 5424641 THE DAILY State Library Education Building Ha r r i s bur re Pa 17126 VOL 48 KINK COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA MONDAY APRIL 7 1969 Phone 6434040 NO 57 Thieu Offers Amnesty To Viet Cong Narrowly Escapes Death On Turnpike A Stone Creek Ridge woman Mrs Con nie Bonsell 35 narrowly escaped death Sat urday when a crazed gunman fired a rifle blast through the window of the car in which she was riding on the Pennsylvania Turnpike with her husband George She was not In jured but her husband suffered numerous bullet fragment wounds of his right arm Four persons were killed and 15 others were injured or wounded in the pike shooting spree Turnpike Killer Was Sick Man kARRISBURG UP1 ald Lambright 31 saw his father portray a poor shuffling Negro servant in the movies of the 1930s and 40s Disillu sioned by the progress of BonselL Sherman Wounded By Gunman Shooting Spree Has Local Angle Reds Held 20 Years US Troops Gain Key Mountain f Green Berets today reported conquer ing Superstition Mountain and seizing power generators beds movie projectors loudspeakers and typewriters from the caves that for 20 years had been home for a Viet Cong battalion The mountain of rock whose guerrilla residents had fought off repeated allied offensives in recent years fell Sunday to the Green Berets and the Vietna mese mountain men who work with them They planted a South Vietnamese flag 12 feel by 23 feet on its summit It ended an offensive that began three weeks ago at the base of the mountain miles westsouthwest of Saigon and seven miles from the Cambo dian border The allied task force killed 55 guerrillas while losing 42 men kilted snd more than 100 wounded The Green Berets said the caves that run deep into the mountain also yielded two medical dispensaries a hospital ivith 18 beds a communications center electric lights sewing machines and stockpiles of Viet Cong clothing and medicine In other developments an nounced by the US command Communist infantrymen hurling hand grenades attackedi4 Huntingdon a US camp 100 miles northeast of Saigon early today killing 11 Americans wounding 13 and escaping themselves without apparent losses the 44th morning of the guerrillas nationwide offensive Red gunners shelled 15 towns and camps inflicting light losses Two civilians were wounded in a barrage into Tan Cooperation Key To Changeover Stale Highways workers erect Do Not Enter1 signs at the north end of Fourth Street Bridge in preparation for todays traffic changes at of the Route 26 detour and establishment of one way traffic north on Fourth Street from a point south of Huntingdon Borough to the junction of Penn and Fourth Streets in the borough State and borough personnel have cooperated in trying to ease the switch in traffic patterns clearly marking the routes and making plans for controlling the vehicle flow at peak hours Once again that local angle turned up loudHung hamlet 60 miles northwest and clear in a unique major news event that Saigon C race since then the young manbig play by radio TV and newspapers during the a roadside three other Gentle Prod McComiack Tells Nixoir To Get Goin A Huntingdon area man and a former Huntingdon Borough resident were among those wounded on turday when ended his life in ditch after killing travelers Lambright the son of Negro comedian Stepin Fetchit cruisl ed along a 24mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Sati urday shooting at other motor ists and killing two of them He then killed his wife Annette 31 and turned a 30 caliber car bine on himself Fifteen per sons were injured WASHINGTON Fetchit now 77 was unable i Speaker John W suffered numerous i prodded President Nixon tnHvitragmel wounds of his US military officers Continued On Page Eight a berserk gunman killed four and injured 15 others on the Pennsylvania Turnpike east of 300 Slicks Of Dynamite Caps Stolen UPI George A Bonsell 35 Stonemite and Creek Ridge Huntingdon RDicaPs have 3 a former Huntingdon poiceiCaroon Township coal mining Labor Union Series Opens Wednesday The Pennsylvania State Uni versity Department of Labor Studies and the Huntingdon County Labor Council Central Labor Body are jointly sponsor ing a televisiondiscussion work shop series for local trade union members On the four consecutive neidays starting April 9 from to a group or union members will meet in the Fire i Police room on the second floor Three of oyna of munidpal building Hunt been s S n f on atch a series of programs on labor subjects Peruvians Told To Pay Company WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon told Perus military government today to expect a cutoff of US foreign aid and broad economic sanctions unless it agrees in three days to pay for ah Americanowned oil refinery expropriatec to explain the incident I just cant understand Bet with his Fetchit said at a Louisville while rioHt theft of the exposives was over Television Channel i After the film 3 i38 of Philadelphia a former ro Sierrn discovered yesterday and Stale discuss some of the questions KTFP cnmrrnnoH In mioc blOUZht UD bV the film ucre summoned lo wives jugate the case The burglary brought up by the film The discussion leader will be at i fragment j Easter Sunday when it was not seen theless savins ied caps be none issued a statement BonseUs WHB Connie 3o am The dvnamite and nar Nixons legislative peremploye at Elco Huntingdon d to Chester E pnP not compare i Corporation narrowly escaped icomeiente that of his death as the spectacular shoot who in addition to his long experience resident of Huntingdon was hit lSaie tne case lne Burglary The discussion leant hotel where he is staying He Nnile saying he was still nose IrV bul e ilook Place between April 3 and Charles Grimminger was sudi a cool calm and iniPrePare criticize Nixon a aloc i lelusent boy tinie McCorniack The comedian had not his son since the young went to a Cleveland night B spree by ILambright of 31yearold bt favorablv with three jears ago to watch rather s act An uncle psychologist Hovi The veteran Massachusettssterled ard Johnson of New York CityDem0craE recently rated Nix Continued On Pase Eiaht Continued On Page Twelve Jons performance as ory plusT But today he said the I LVSIDE THE iSEWS I RePublican Presidents delay in I I sending recommendations toj Ann Landers 10 Hil I has made itj Classified Ads11 difficult for Dei Comics 9 roocratic conarcssiona leaders Crossword Puzzle 11 jto work out for the 91sti Obituaries 2 Congress I Society And Club News 6 The annual appropriations Sports 4 process also has been slowed by Through These Doors 5 Nixons failure to submit to Pennsylvania Story 3 Continued On Page Eight Don The chamberlain mine is lo in local union affairs has re cenily participated in a work conference at Pennsylvania State University in preparation cateri along Route 913 about 25 Louis Mojmjies southeast of Coalmont on the road leading to Dudley Continued On Page Twelve j for this series Or Face CutOff In US Aid CleanUp Starts After Barn Blaze Debris continued to smoulder and burn today at the site of a barn fire at the Stale Correctional Institution at Hunt last year The Presidents message was carried to Peru by John N Irwin the special envoy Nixon sent to Lima three weeks ago to work out a settlement guaran teeing the International Pe troleum Company full compen sation of million for thi refinery Irwin told Nixon Sunday in Key Biscayne Fla that he had ingdon Clean up operations were The public is invited to watch the series on Channel 3 The Continued On Page Right Corbin Has Unbeatable Combination Teacher Helps Carrier Win Happiness is having a retired English teach er on your paper route who thinks youre a top rate newsboy Thats an unbeatable combination Ask David Corbin son of and Mrs Preston J Corbin of i sPrings The writers of the 1210 Onaida Street for becausePnzewmmng letters had the of the letter Miss Florence M of S10 in cash or a six Boyer of 403 Sixteenth Street imonths free extension of their wots in his behalf hes News subscriptions richer these days I Viss who is relaxing David is one of the six Dailvlthese days after a corcentrated News carriers throughout peers circulation area flay have won the distinction Hes Presented weeks com TOPS They earned the honor through letters written by cus tomers on their paper routes which were judged by Prof and Mrs Wilbur K McKee of Cold munity Lenten service chose the cash Assisting with the production of the play was a natural for Miss Boyer She spent 37 years in the field of education in Penn Continued On Twelve Flashes Appreciative Grin These days six Daily Newsboys are greet ing special people on their paper routes with special smiles David Corbin is one of the six Hes TOPS carriers and thats an ap preciative frin hes giving Miss Florence M Boyer of Huntingdon along with the paper The letter she wrote about David won for him incash scheduled lo get under way to day while SCI officials awaited word from Harrisburg on the matter of rebuilding the huge structure Meanwhile Superintendent Harry E Russell has directed N A Williams deputy superin tendent and Major James W Rankin to head an investigation ir an attempt to determine the cause of the blaze which de stroyed the 61yearold structure Saturday morning The Hunting don alarm was sounded at Opl Kenneth P Thomson Hotlidaysburg Troop G State Police Bureau of Fire Preven tion joined Williams and Rankin on Saturday as the investigation got under way It was indicated Continued On Page Eight Car Driver Is Injured A Huntingdon Star Route man Jerry McKnight 54 was slightly injured early today in an accident on the Polecat Hoi ow Road Legislative Route 31102 near Mill Creek McKnight was westbound at 1 am operating a 1962 Buick sedan While travelling about 50 mph he failed to negotiate a left curve and his car ran off the roadway and hit the bank on the north berm It then crossed the roadway and hit the guard fence and a tree along the south side of the twolane macadam road McKnight suffered a lacera tion of the elbow His car was damaged about police said No person was injured in a twocar accident at Saturday night on the eastern side of Warrior Ridge Porter Township west of Huntingdon Donald Meshyock27 Box 181 Huntingdon was westbound on Route 22 driving a 1963 Pontiac Continued On Page Twelve Spot On Vietnam Ballot SAIGON President Nguyen Van Thieu and his top peace negotiator in Paris of ered the Viet Cong am nesly and a place on South Vietnams ballot today if they quit fight ng and change their lame Those now fighting against us who renounce violence respect the Jaws and faithfully abide by the democratic proces ses will be welcomed as full members of Ihe national community Thieu said in his state of the nation address That would include full political rights he said His top man at the Vietnam peace talks Pham Danq Lam told a Paris newspaper that the Saigon government is willing to face the Viet Cong in elections provided fhe Communists stop fighting and change their name Moves Closer The two statements moved the South Vietnamese govern ment yet closer to accepting the Viet Cong as a political force to be reckoned with something Saigon adamantly has refused to do in the past Thieu rejected any peace proposed by the Communists in Paris warned politicians in his government against criticizing him too strongly and said the Viet Cong and North Vietna mese had been beaten on the battlefield We sincerely hops the political struggle will be substi tuted for war Lam said in the copyrighted Le Figaro inter Continued On Page Two Pilgrims End Rites made little negotiations headway the ment of Peruvian President Juan Velasco Alvarado and then flew back to Lima for a meeting today with officials He was instructed to advise them that the White House k obliged by law to halt foreign Holy Citys Smoking Dens Busy JERUSALEM tian pilgrims concluded their Easter celebrations today com memorating Christs first ap pearance before His followers on the day after His Resurrec tion Many young tourists from America Europe and South Africa abandoned the series of religious rites in favor of easily marijuana and hash ish in the smoking dens of the in his govern aiu and impose economic sanctions against any nation which seizes Americanowned property and refuses to pay for it within six months That deadline will expire Wednesday The Velasco regimes refusal Continued On Page Eight THE WEATHER Sunny and warmer today and Tuesday Highs today in fhe middle and upper BOs High Tuesday in the 60s and lower 70s Fair and cool again tonight with lows in the middle and upper 30s Wednesday outlook in creasing cloudiness and warm Holy Citys Arab Quarter The dens did a far better business than the hotels and shops whose usual Holy Week clientele of tourists and pil grims was diminished by the Middle East crisis Marijuana and hashish are legal here Most of the Christian pilgrims traveled to the nearby village of Emmaus today to hear a Pontifical High Mass in the basilica marking the spot where Christ is believed to have called His followers for His first appearance after the Resurrec tion The mass at Emmaus traditionally ends the Holy Week and Easter services in the Holy Land The principal services of the week were conducted Sunday in Jerusalems Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher traditional site of the Continued On Page Eight Rubinoff Will Give Mount Union Concert The residents of Mount Union nam He described his most ex dting and thrilling experience the playing of the Warsaw Concerto to the ear splitting and surrounding area were as sured today of a musical high light on Friday evening April 11 when Rubinoff and his violin internationally famed popular concert artist appears at the Mount Union Area High School auditorium at pm under the sponsorship of the Mount Union Rotary Club We feel indeed fortunate in being great able artist bring such a Union stated Rotary President Ste phen Spires Rubinoff has just returned from an extensive concert tour of the fighting front in Viet and roaring planes at the fighting front My biggest surprise he maestro said was the wild enthusiasm our hard boiled fighting boys displayed after each selection in contrast to the concertgoing audience in Carnegie Hall I never realized that my Stradivarius1 meant so much to the men of he front The Maestro pride that his took particular only ton Lt Continued On Page Eight   

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