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   Daily News (Newspaper) - April 18, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                State Library s CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 WS VOL 48 NOJE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT 1JNION PA FRIDAY APRIL 18 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 67 s US Aerial Continue Over North Korean Area 3 Nabbed In First FaceToFace Meeting In Armed Robbery US Planes Hammer Three residents are being held in Huntingdon County Jail today as suspects in an attempted armed robbery last night at a Franklin Township borne Victim of the crime Is William Henry Hicks 57 Box 262 Tyrone RD 4 who suffered several lacerations when be scuf fled with one of the holdup men la the Hicks home at Huntingdon Furnace Those in custody Paul Martin Tichenor 31 Hill side Md David James Martin 26 Oxen tConf d on Page 5 A H A T nammer Act Oi Aggression is Red camp8 Label Applied By US THE WEATHER Cloudy and warm today with showers and possible thunder storms developing during the day High temperature In the 70s Cloudy and warm with showers and possible thunderstorms tonight with lows upper 50s to middle 60s Rainfall may be heavy at times tonight and early Saturday Saturday rain and cooler with possible thundershowers in the morning PANMUNJOM Korea UPI The United States today accused North Korea of a calculated act of aggression in shooting down an American spy plane and told the Communists they must for the consequences The first facetoface meeting of US and North Korean officials since the plane went down with 31 men aboard Tuesday pitted US Air Force Maj Gen James B Knapp against North Korean Maj Gen Rl ChoonSung at this truce village between the two Koreas It ended abruptly 42 minutes after it began Knapp stalked out of the quonset hut meeting with Ri demanding to know What was the belonging of the EC121 aircraft Why do you not tell us the belonging Tell us the belonging Headed South Apparently under orders not to debate the incident Knapp climbed into his car and headed south his statement delivered It said the US Navy EC121 on Page 2 Harris Has Report On Job Corps WASHING TON UPD A Louis Harris survey shows that most Job Corps graduates keep their jobs and get most of their bosses want to hire additional corpsmen But all of Harris findings which he revealed to a House committee Thursday and was scheduled to share with a Senate committee today were not optimistic Confd on Page 2 In Mount Union Firemens Auction Is Saturday All roads lead to Mount Union tomorrow for that big spring event the Mount Union Volunteer Firemens Public Auction Rum mage Sale and Bazaar The auction of air Items of furniture and appliances will begin promptly at 10 am and con tinue throughout the day It will be held in the lot directly in back of the Municipal Building The rummage sale bazaar baked goods and hoagle sale will also start at 10 am and will be Contd on Page 5 SAIGON B52 bombers In their heaviest raids in two weeks today hammered Communist bivouacs on ap proach routes to South Viet nams two largest cities An American battlefield comman der said the Communists were now only fighting a headline war I believe the enemy no longer expects a military victory said MaJ Gen Or mond R Simpson commander of the 1st Marine Division He is now fighting a political war for headlines And he apparent ly thinks he can maintain this level of violence Military spokesmen said the high altitude jet bombers flew seven missions Thursday night and today pounding Communist troop concentrations base camps bunker complexes wea pons positions and staging areas with at least 600 tons of explosives In two parts of the country Orders Missions Be Started Anew With Protection WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon today said US aerial reconnaissance flights over international waters along the North Korean coast will continue and that they will be protected This is not a threat Nixon told a news conference in his first public comment on the shooting down of a US y by North Korean Mies in the Sea of Japan He added This simply is a statement of fact Funii Drive Is Planned League Is Observing Its 50th Anniversary Year Fifty years old The League of Women Voters has embarked on its 50th anniversary year with the Huntingdon League one of more than 1250 throughout the country joining the celebration Big banquets and flowery speeches Not the League of Women Vo ters The countrys leading citizen organization for political educa tion and political with 150000 mark its founding by a giant campaign fund drive to raise million to intensify its work iong observance which will in Last night at the annual meetelude the assistance of a Business Ing of the Huntingdon League and Industry Council the local Mrs Barnard Taylor finance counterpart of a groupof national chairman reported that membusiness leaders who are serv bers of the local group had alving in the campaign fund drive ready pledged the solito help the League to expand citation among the members its efforts of the local group had already An appeal will be made in the pledged and the solicommunity at large this fall A citation among the members is Fashion Parade of Progress an now drawing to a outstanding skit showing thede Mrs William R Shaffer and velopment of womens rights and Mrs Josephine B McMeen ccthe Leagues program through its chairmen tor the 50th anniver50 years will be offered for sary observance in Huntingdon are completing plans for a year Confd on Page 2 Over Million Southern Budget Is Approved Southern Huntingdon County Board of Education Wednesday evening gave final review and adoption to Us 196970 school budget to Include the additional funds and costs from Act 96 If and when the act is Implemented by the legislature The complete budget including the Act 96 mandates would total It is to be achieved with no tax increase or change in tax structure within the school district Board President Lemar Kline Contd on Page 2 CWS Aide Resigns Position Ruth Ann Ulsh as a caseworker for the Huntingdon County Child Welfare Services was accepted with regret yesterday by the county commissioners She has been with the agency for 11 years Her resignation becomes effective May 15 and the following day she will be accepting a position with the Department of Public Welfare at Huntingdon She is a native of Le wist own but resides in Hun tingdon at rear 200 Penn Street Chairman Gordon W Haver stock presided at the weekly meeting of the board held yester day at the courthouse Also in attendance were Commissioner James DiCoslmo Attorney A Lynn Corcelius county solicitor and Lewis F Greene chief clerk to the commissioners A request for additional liquid fuels tax funds was refused by the board with the explanation that all money in the fund is encumbered for the building of a new bridge at Todd It was noted that normal grants during a year require Approval was given for these grants from the liquid fuels tax fund Smithfleld Township 447 Cass Township Tell Township HopeweU Township Dudley and Petersburg Contd on Page 5 Conclave Is Sunday Sunday Schools in District 4 of the Huntingdon County Sun day School Association will gather in ths Mooresville United Church on Sunday AprJ for their annual con veaon The 1969 theme is Christian Unity Epheslans 43 Host pastor is the Rev Robert Aho Presiding over the afternoon program at oclock will be Paul Wilson president of the district officers Leader in Confd on Page 5 Golden Year Program Is Discussed TALKING OVER PLANS for the Huntingdon observance of Mrs Barnard Taylor right The manyfaceted program tn6 Golden AnniVfirSarV nf fminHtnOP tha nt inr4 tulll A cvm n 1 the Golden Anniversary of the founding of the League of Wom en Voters are cochairman Mrs William R Shaffer left and Mrs Josephine B McMeen seated and finance chlarman educational and financially supportive months will span several THE NEWS INSIDE Classified Ads Courthouse Roundup 16 Comics 13 Crossword Puzzle 15 Obituaries 2 School Page News 7 Society Club 9 Sports 4 Tel ev Is ton Programs 10 11 CHARLES LINDSAY Lindsay Will Head VFW Post Charles E Lindsay a World War II veteran was elected com mander of Standing Stone Post No 1754 Veterans of Foreign Wars for the year 196970 at the annual balloting held last even Ing Lindsay 45 a corrections officer at the State Correctional Institution at Huntingdon will succeed Paul L Dysart as head of the veterans organization Lindasy served as senior vice commander during the present year The hew post officers will be inducted at the annual installation banquet to be held on Thursday Confd on Page 5 Degree Murder Jury Will Pick Penalty For Sirhan LOS ANGELES prosecution In the trial of convicted murderer Sirhan B Sirhan will tell the Jury It Is up to them to decide what happens to political assassins in the United States We have no precedent in this country for what the appro priate penalty should be for political assassins chief Pros ecutor Lynn Compton told newsmen Thursday minutes after the jury found Sirhan guilty of first degree murder in the death of Sen Robert F Kennedy Compton said the prosecution would not ask directly for the death sentence but would tell the jurors their consciences must be their guides in determining if Sirhan gets life imprisonment or death The jury will have to decwe the proper punishment for political assassins Compton said that the us Panmuntom Nliron was craft He said its was reconnaissance and no tlme t doser ihsai 40 mlles to coast At the time it was shot down He said that as President he could not ask 56000 American troops stationed in South Korea he said the plane according to to be endangered by not having available evidence was 90 intelligence knowledge which he miles from shore headed out to said the unarmed reconnais He the plafle had sance nights provide aborted Its mission following Nixon said flights off North orders Korea were discontinued Imrne He sald the Unlted dlately after the EC121 with 31 knew Ms rom lts radar men aboard was shot down tne North Koreans must But he said that today he ordered that such fliglts be resumed with protection Presumably the new flights will have Jet fighters flying protective cover have known It The President In his first news conference since March 14 also made these pointST The chances for peace in Nixon said the downing of the Southeast Asia have slgnifi EC121 was unprovoked de cantly Improved since his liberate and without warning administration came into office This was similar to the He said that the prospects for a language used by the United Vietnam peace settlement were States in a protest given the due to developments clearly North Koreans Thursday night beyond the Paris peace talks Seniors Featured In Titan Conceit Senior members of the Titan Band performing in special numbers will be the highlight of the annual spring concert to be given at Tussey Mountain High School Sunday afternoon April 20 at 3 pm The program will be held in the Auditorium Director Richard C Shoe maker has announced the com plete program and assures area residents it will be an Interesting and varied one Certainto appeal to all area music lovers he asserted Band President Jack Russell and Clair Dickinson will be feat ured in the first special number Song for Trombone by John J Morrissey A flute trio Jo Whit field Melody Hamman andDebbie Clapper will share the spot light for the exciting and rhy thmic Samba for Flutes by Eric Osterling Four senior girls Debbie Lashlnsky Alice Matthews Janice Heath and Anna Kay Mar tin will occupy the center stage for the lilting waltz My Regards by Edward Llewellyn Dazzling Drums by Paul Yoder will feature the drumming artistry of seniors Doris Gracey and Janis Brown Student Director Jack Russell will direct the band in the march High School Cadets by John Philip Sousa and head majorette Contd on Page Z SDS Leads Protest At Columbia Leaders of the Columbia University Chapter of Students for a Democratic Society SDS have vowed to continue the protest started Thursday night with the seizure of a campus building The militant students predict ed many many days of real violence and said more protests would follow probably Monday About 200 students fought security guards Thursday night after occupied Philosophy Hall and barricaded other students and professors Inside The administration obtained a court order to expel the demonstrators But when cam pus security police entered the building to serve the papers they were met with a barrage of missiles including fire extinguishers Several persons were injured Program For PreSchool Handicapped Is Funded Huntingdon County Boardof EdHandicaps involved include be ucatlon has received Department 6 hearing deaf having of Public Instruction approval and speech being visually ESEA Title VI funding of a prohandicapped or having some vis gram to assess and service ual defect being seriously em school age handicapped children otlonallv disturbed or crippled in the county or of slow mental development The board has been granted or having the childs health 1m for instituting a two paired In come way phase program which will be comThe two phases of the program pleted by August 31 this year are an identification phase in The purpose of the grant Istoenvolvlng a census conducted by the able county educators to better county board and the office of the identify handicapped children at superintendent of schools andcc the time they enter the public ordinated by County School school system and to plan for Psychologist Edwin Elder and a their education summer service program The is also included in the purpose of the grant Confd on Page 2 Loss In Smashup Two cars were damaged a total of in an accident late yesterday afternoon in Porter Township at the inter section of Routes 22 and 305 south of Alexandria No per son was hurt in the pjn crash State said Forrest O Shoup 71 Edgewater Acres Alexandria R D was east bound on Route 22 operating a 1959 Rambler sedan While attempting to make a left turn off Route 22 to go north on Route 305 Shoup tailed to note the approach of a west bound 1968 Plymouth sedan owned and operated by George H Germann 22 of 103 Third Street Huntingdon As a result Shoup pulled into the left side of the Ply mouth with the left frontof his vehicle Damage to the Germann car was set at while the Shoup car was damaged about   

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