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Daily News (Newspaper) - April 9, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434O4O or 5424641 THE DAILY State Library Education Building Pa 1 VOL 48 NINE CENTS pern COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA WEDNESDAY APRIL 9 1969 Phone 6434040 NO 59 Astronauts Count On Charlie Brown Lunar Ship Is ul Snoopy CAPE KENNEDY UPI The Apollo 10 astronauts are counting on Snoopy arid Charlie Brown to carry them safely around the moon for days next month in mans final step before landing on the moon in July Thomas P Stafford John W Young and Eugene A Cernan are scheduled to leave earth May 18 on an eightday spaceflight designed to inspect the target site for Apollo 11 and pave the way for its landing there Since were going to the moon to find out all these facts US Makes Proposal and kind of snoop around the WASHINGTON UPI Slate mole3 going called Snoopy said nas proposal a that new inspection hopefully would make it easier to reach agreement with the Soviet Union on stopping production of enriched uranium for nuclear weapons The proposal was presented by Adrian S Fisher deputy director of the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agen cy at the 80nation Geneva disarmament talks on Tuesday The American proposal would step production of fissionable material for nuclear weapons on an agreed date to be negotiated If the nuclear powers agree to such a stoppage the United Stales would want the agree ment to be policed by the International Atomic Energency Agency a United Nations body headquartered in Vienna Aus tria Under the proposed agree Continued On Page Two commander conference command to be flight Stafford atahews Tuesday night Its module mothership Iowa Has Serious Flooding CHEROKEE Iowa Flood Iowa National Guardsmen and college and high school renewed their efforts today to keep the Little Sioux River from forcing several hundred more residents from their homes About 30 city blocks of this northwest Iowa community of 7700 were under wafer today end 400 persons had been evacuated Officials said the Little Sioux receded slightly Tuesday but a new stage had been reached at Spencer north of Cherokee and the crest was expected to reach here late tonight or Thursday At Sioux City officials expected few problems from the powerful Missouri River before Saturday but the Big Sioux at the US 77 Bridge rose to 103 feet Tuesday night 13 feel above Uie bank The Big Sioux was expected to crest 14 feet above the bank Thursday and Friday Hundreds of workers Continued On Page Three INSIDE THE NEWS Along The Juniata16 Ann Landers 14 Classified Ads 15 Comics 13 Crossword Puzzle 15 News Of Yesteryear 14 Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 11 Real Estate Transfers 12 Society And Club News 8 Sports 4 be named after Snoopys comic strip companion Char lie Brown The three astronauts today planned to put their dual spacecraft tfirough the last hours of an important launch pad test leading to the final preparations for the flight Stafford and Cernan now are suffering from what they called the flu and Cernan said he expects Young to catch it soon so well have that out of the Stafford and Ceman the fourlegged lunar landing ship 50000 feet twice to of the will fly module within moons surface Young mil remain in the commandmodule ina 69 mile high orbit ready to swoop to the lunar modules rescue if necessary Except for descending me final 50000 feet to the moon the flight of Apollo 10 will rehearse all the operations Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong Michael Collins and Edwin Aldrin must carry out What the Apollo 10 mission Continued On Page Three President RALPH R FERRARI Huntingdon Area Pick Ferrari Ralph R Ferrari chief phy sical Blair therapist Memorial at the J C Hospital was elected president of the Hunt ingdon Area Jaycee Chapter for the 196970 year during the balloting conducted last eve ning The new president is a native of Freeland Luzerne County and a graduate of Centenary College in Shreyeporl La He has resided in Huntingdon for two years He will take office at the chapters inaugural ball sched uled for Saturday April 26 Ferrari is presently serving as secretary of the chapter He will succeed James D Hunt currently serving as president The other newly elected of ficers are first vice president Richard Scialabba second vice president George Corbin sec retary John Chamberlairi anc treasurer Mike Miller directors were Continued On Page Sixteen In Controversy After Karps Death Man Made Heart Causes Trouble HOUSTON UPI The first human to be given a heart made by a fellow human died Tues day But fhe verdict on the artificial heart which kept him alive until a human donor could be found remained in doubt Retailers Hold Meet Nine Mount Union retailers met in regular session Tuesday afternoon to transact monthly business Presiding at the luncheon meeting held al BillSwings Restaurant at 1 pm was Chairman Luther Parks Max Reeder reported on recent meeting held by a p motion committee consisting of Mrs Grace Knox and Luther Parks Retailers discussed a forth coming promotion The com mittee is to complete arrange ments for the event Details concerning tiia pro motion will be published The Daily News at a later dafe Continued On Page Sbfeert Haskell Kaip W of Skokie III lived twice as long with the artificial heart as with the transplanted organ he received Monday morning But the manmade device which its designer said could have prolonged Karps life for I up to six months is coming under attack from Hie National Heart Institute and Dr Donton A Cooleys superiors in Hous ton Preliminary Cause The preliminary cause I Karps death was given as rejection complicated by pneu monia and kidney failure but a complete autopsy svas sche duled Both the NH1 and the Baylor school staff have questioned whether Cooley and Dr Do mingo developer of the heart Lintta failed to follow pre scribed medical jguidelines in using the artificial heart Continued On Three U S Pullout In Viet May Begin Within Sixty Days Six Cases Heard Domestic Relations Court Held Six cases were heard by Judge R Merle Heffner during a ses sion of Huntingdon County Do mestic Relations Court on Tues day A settlement was reached in a seventh case during the court session when the parties con cerned agreed to cohabit District Attorney Newton C Taylor and Raymond A Hoi land acting director of the Hunt ingdon County Probation Ser vices presented the various cases to the court In several in stances the parties involved had private counsel Directed to Pay Carl Harry Everhart 504 Thir teenth Street Huntingdon was directed to pay the costs and pay to the probation services at the rate of per week for the support of his wife and one son effective April 8 the first pay ment to be made on or before April 14 and weekly thereafter The wife Dorothy Delaney Everhart 20 West Mark e t Street Mount Union was the prosecutrix The court was told that the parties separated in 1954 and since that lime Ever hart has paid only for the support of his wife and child z son now 15 years of age Case Is Dismissed Judge Heffner dismissed a nonsupport case lodged against Joseph Ford 1116 Anchor Street Philadelphia by tiis wife Doris Ford 701 Fifth Street Hunting don The costs wereplaced OD the prosecutrix Testimony in the case showed Diat Ford has been paying for the support of his two children at the rale of S200 per month plus a pension check which New Gerbo Union Officers Installed New officers of the Gerbo Footwear union were installed last evening at the Huntingdon Union Hall on Washington Street Pictured seated left to right Wayne Foster president Richard Bennett vice president Standing left to right Enez Yarnick recording secretary James Mills union representative1 and Dorothy Crum secretarytreasurer Board Meets Personnel Decisions At Tussey Tussey Mountain Schools Di rectors last evening hired two elementary teachers for 196970 and a custodian for the Rob ertsdale building approved five is turned over automatically to assistant football coaches for the comung season and authorized lie issuing of a bus contract for Robert Figard Following opening ceremonies directors approved an adjust ment in the hiring salary for Mary Bella Mohr authorizing an increment of because Mrs Loss In Firebomb Blaze Two Mount Union fires both of incendiary origin are under investigation today by State Police and Mount Union Borough officials Continued On Page Three Bombers Respond To Saigon Raid SAIGON flights of US B52 bombers replied today to the Communists latest shelling of Saigon dropping 500 tons of explosives on guerrilla hideouts astride approaches to the capital Military spokesmen announc ing the bomber raids said five Communist rockets slammed into the northern sector of Saigon before midnight Tuesday and wounded nine Soulh Vietna mese The fiverocket attack coincid ed with one of the heaviest battles so near Saigon in a week US 8th Infantry Division troops set a trap 18 miles southwest of the city that killed Continued On Page Sixteen 14 Countians Report For Induction Fourteen Huntingdon Counlians reported to Draft Board No 75 for induction into the armed forces early Uiis morning They were greeted by VFW Commander Paul Dysart and Vice Commander Charles Lindsay The men travelled by bus to New Cumberland Army Depot for processing The in ductees are pictured front row left to right Russeli L Madden Mousf Union Mariin D Booher Huntingdon RD 3 Ronald L Harkleroad Huntingdon RD 3 Waiter H Roland Huntingdon Star Route David A Snyder Shade Gap Standing left to right Raymond B Shirk Huntingdon RD 1 Dennis H Gladfelter Mill Creek Harold E Covert Orbisonia Max E Kidd Mill Creek Dale V Hess Hunting don RD 2 Dennis L Drake Mount Union William C Carper Huntingdon William R Patterson Alexandria and Frederick A Aitch Mohr holds a masters degree The fact was not considered in the original contract arrange ments Contract Issued Contract for the noon busing of kindergarteners from Todd Township to the Trough Creek School will be issued to Robert Figard al a rate of The contract was originally Issued to John Bethune who served for 30 days at the beginning of the 196869 term Figard has been running the bus route since that Continued On Page Two Libra Trustee Is Welcomed The board of trustees of the Huntingdon County Library met Tuesday to view the library addition which is now nearing completion Carpet will be laid in the near future and the new area will soon be ready for fin ishing touches Board members welcomed Vlrs Robert Saxe of Mount Union recently appointed trustee to the meeting According to the treasurers report Marchs receipts were and expenditures were leaving a balance of In February the Huntingdon County Library re ceived an LSCA Title I grant of to be used for purchas ing books and periodicals for the year 1969 Mrs John Hann librarian reported acquisitions that the li brary added 295 volumes while interested persons donated 114 volumes During the month of March the main library had a circulation of 3599 the Mount circulated 1606 circulation periodicals Union branch This makes a of 5207 books total and plus 67 phono records Sixtyisix persons received library cards for the first time 21 of these registered at the Mount Union Branch Library Continued On Page Two EBT Water Toiuer Destroyed At Mount Union Unwritten Truce Has Been Broken Israel claiming Jordan Bunched Tuesdays rocket at ack against Elath from neigh wring Aqaba said today the 20 old unwritten truce be ween the two cities no longer xists and warned it could easily blockade dans only port Military officials inCairo said meantime that 40 Israeli soldiers were killed or wounded in Tuesdays artillery duels which ranged 70 miles along the Suez Canal frontier In Jerusalem Israeli Maj en Haim Herzog said in an nterview that it is within Israels capability to strangle Aqaba because it is Jordans only independent outlet to the sea The nation receives much of its new military equipment by ship Jordanian officials denied that Jieir forces broke the unofficial truce between the two cities six miles apart across the Gulf of Aqaba The unofficial truce spared both cities from fighting in the 19B7 middle east war Israeli fighters bombed Aqaba Tuesday in retaliation for what Israeli officials said was a rocket attack launched from Aqaba against Elath Police Continued On Page Three A firebomb or Molotov cock tail was used in the one blaze which caused an estimaled OUO damage to a water tower on the East Broad Top Railroad projerty in Mount Union Fire Chief Fred Appleby Jr said today that investigators found the remains of the fire bomb at the scene of the blaze Cpl Kenneth P Thomson Troop G Slate Police Holli daysburg Bureau of Fire Pro lection is continuing his invest gation of Lhe fire today He re ported to Mount Union last nighi as soon as firemen noted tha the EBT blaze was of incen diary origin Earlier in the evening at 8 Continued On Page Two Mount Union Incident Is Cleared Mount Union Chief of Polic Berlin B WhiLsel announced today that the case of an cident involving a juvenile Kistler has been solved The junior high school en route home from school cently had supposedly been at tacked by unknown persons near the Kistler bridge Officer Lawrence Knable in o lad re Depends On Progress For Peace WASHINGTON The United States is expected to begin un ilateral withdrawal of some of its Vietnam forces within the next 60 days if there is no major increase in ene my military activity and some hint of pro gress at the Paris talks Authoritative sources report ing this today declined to discuss numbers of exact Liming There have been pub lished speculations in the past that President Nixon hoped to sring about 50000 of the 530000 US troops out of Vietnam by the end of 1M59 However this estimate was predicated on the administra tions belief that it had at least six months to begin showing seme results toward American disengagement before the public became too restless The official assessment now is said to be that mounting criticism makes it imperative that some evidence of turning down the conflict be made apparent at a relatively early date This has led to a hard new look at the military situation and a determination to under take some withdrawals without any major breakthrough at Paris Secretary of State William P Rogers and Defense Secretary Melvin R Laird both hinted in recent statements that the United States might begin pulling out a limited number of its forces erven if there were no Continued On Page Two spent much time the incident and investigating closed the case today The youngster ad milted he had fallen and there were no other youths involved Sirhan Is Step Closer Judgment LOS ANGELES UPDSir han B Sirhan moves a long step closer to judgment today The 25yearold Arab has often seemed a disinterested bis trial for the murder of Sen Robert F Kennedy On other occasions specifical ly when doubt wias cast on his mental capacity he flared into a temper tantrum It remains to be seen how he will take the prosecutions closing argument scheduled for launching on todays calendar by associate Prosecutor David N Fills Sirhan Fidgety Sirhan was fidgety for the most part during Tuesdays court session when the 9Ist and Continued On Page Three THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and warm today The high in the 70s Showers developing tonight with Ihc low ia the 50s Oc casional showers wilh a chance of a hundershower and turning cooler on Thursday The high in the Hfls Mostly cloudy and cool Friday Some Good Netvs For A Change Spring Busting Out All Over And Millions Enjoy The yellow roses are in bJoom in San Antonio residents of Spring Valley 111 popula tion 5500 are in the midst of a citywide cleanup campaign a lady in Lexington Mass saw a rosy finch Tens of Americans millions enjoyed of other spring in their own way today United Press International stirred by the bright skies and balmy temperatures contacted a num ber of them to about it Im going out to Beaver Lake to fish for bass now that Ive painted all the woodwork around home1 said Tito Mora ni a post office official in Springdale Ark which claims to be the chicken capital of the world In Springhill La the home of the worlds largest paper mill Banker H Ray Lewis his 13yearold son plant his first vegetable garden along the backyard fence after a busy day making loans to homeown ers on a fix up paint up binge Spring Spreads Spring three weeks young In the South spread to the northern limits of the nation bringing new life after a winter of nearrecord adversity Good weather was the rule in most places In Kirby MonL 300 new calves were added to a herd of 1300 cattle on the Lazy T Ranch And weve got more on the way said ranch owner Walter J Taylor It means nothing but work until next fall then maybe Ill take a vacation Continued On Page Sirteea