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   Daily News (Newspaper) - April 25, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY State Library Education Building Harris b ra Pa 171 9 CTS PER COW HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA FRIDAY APRIL 25 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 73 Gaulle ts Fighting For Life PARIS for Ms political life President de Gaulle today mount id an eleventhhour campaign For his national reforms Public opinion polls indicated they will be defeated De Gaulle 78 and president at France since 1958 readied a Cinal appeal to the country on French radio and television onight Government sources said It would be short and dramatic They said De Gaulle would warn again that if his tional referendum on reforms is rejected he will resign He probably would tell Frenchmen such an act could plunge them Into chaos and communism the sources said The referendum would tually abolish the national senate of late a center of dissent against De Gaulle and disperse its power to regional executives It also would give De Gaulle the right to pick his successor The latest published opinion poll showed 53 per cent of those voters who had made up their minds would reject the reforms But Le Figaro the newspaper that took the poll said onethird of those it contacted had not yet decided which way to vote It was this critical mass that De Gaulles government was out to convince in the final hours Contd on Page 2 Commissioners Meet Map Allies Repulse Red Stab On Tank Force MISS PAM HASKELL MAY QUEEN Juniata Senior Is Queen Of May Miss Pam Haskell an attractive blonde Juniata College senior has once again proven her popularity by being elected Queen of the May Day celebration for 1969 Recently Miss Haskell was one of five finalists in the 15th annual Campus Cover Girl contest of the Pittsburgh Press Roto Mag azine and last fall she was chosen Pompidou Waiting To Step In PARIS UPI If French resident Charles de Gaulle is eaten In Sundays cotistitutlon 1 referendum vote and quits as B has said he will a man is in the wings to step in That man is former Premier teorges Pompidou In the presidential election would follow De Gaulles eparture Pompidou would be je most probable candidate nder the Gaullist banner He would be an oddson lYorite to win Yet paradoxically although a e Gaulle defeat probably ould be the stepping stone that rould bring Pompidou to power e has come out strongly in avor of De Gaulle In the eferendum campaign He has done so despite the act he was dumped uncererno ioxisly by De Gaulle from the Contd en Page 2 Unit To Question l Queen of the annual Homecoming festivities at Juniata This morning at the traditional May Day breakfast Miss Haskell and her court were presented Balloting had taken place on the campus last Wednesday and the Gen Earle G Wheeler coronations is scheduled for 2 chairman of the Joint Chiefs of pm Saturday May 3 on the Staff was called before an open lawn of Oiler Auditorium hearing of the special House Miss Haskell who spent last armed services subcommittee year studying at the University It now is assigned to study the of Strasbourg in France in the downing of the EC121 aircraft Brethren Colleges Abroad proearlier in April as well as the gram is a French language seizure of the intelligence ship major She is the daughter of Pueblo 15 months ago All 31 Mr and Mrs John Haskell 980 EC121 crewmen were lost Wood St Clarion and a 1965 Id like to know in light of graduate of the Clarion Area the Pueblo why they didnt High School furnish some degree of protec W Edwin Conner a premedi tion Rep Alton Lennon D cal student and biology major NC said before the hearing Huntingdon Countys soil map has been about 60 per cent com pleted This report was given to the county commissioners yesterday during their regular weekly meet ing at the courthouse In a presentation by the Hunt ingdon County Soil Conservation District the commissioners were shown colored slides and films pertaining to soil conser vation work Donald Broadbent regional field representative for the Bureau of Soil Conservation Department of Agriculture gave the commentary Broadbent is a former county commissioner The program demonstrated the detailed studies that are necess ary in the preparation of soil maps Francis Kemp outdoor writer and member of the soil district told the board that 16 counties in Pennsylvania now have com pleted soil maps He added that Huntingdon Countys map is about 60 per cent completed The soil conservation program is sponsored by the US Depart ment of Agriculture UJS Soil Conservation Service Pennsyl vania Department of Agriculture Perm State Extension Service and Pennsylvania Soil andWater Con servation District Huntingdon County residents are receiving service from the soil district free of charge It was noted that many benefits are derived from the service cince many seek data on farm ponds contour farming and practices to prevent soil erosion Much of the data is required when farm loans are sought and the information is all available at the local office Two men soil scientists are Confd on Page 2 Seek Separation Of issues Reds Will Oppose Talks About Laos PARIS UPI North Vietnam and the Viet Congs National Liberation Front NLF will oppose Allied attempts to discuss the presence of Communist troops in Laos and Cambodia Communist said today Lodge Head Heavy B52 Raids Are Continuing THE WEATHER Mansfield Choir Will Sing Wednesday The Mansfield State College 2hoir under the direction of David Dick will present a con cert at the Huntingdon Area High School on Wednesday April 30 it pjn Herbert Williams director of music at the high school announced the concert which is sponsored by the Staff and Clef 31ub of Huntingdon Area High school The concert by the 48volce choir will be heard following the Contd on Page 3 was selected as Prince Charm ing He will escort Miss Haskell during the May Day festivities A representative of the Student Government Conner also announ ced the choice of Miss Haskell during the Homecoming cere monies Contd on Page 33 Mary Aim Fund Data Is Given The Mary Ann Fund totals 5304 according to Miss Orpha Hearn who is serving as trea surer for the Go a second mile for Mary Ann Gates project pre sented in The Daily News last Saturday An immediate response was accorded the picture story presentation of the little andonehalf year old dauglv ter of Mr and Mrs Thomas Gates of 1230 OneidaStreet who suffered brain damage at birth She has been under the constant care of specialists ever since and this has been an overwhelm ing financial burden for her par ents Along with the Initial contribu Contd on Page 3 Rep William G Bray of Indiana the subcommittees ranking Republican sought an answer to the same after knowing the belligerent attitude of North Korea Bray noted however Pres ident Nixon immediately react ed by continuing the reconnais sance flights with escorts Rep Robert T Stafford R VI said because the plane was 90 miles off the coast and 190 similar missions had been conducted without incident since the first of the year he could understand if the Navy had Coned on Page 2 Sunny and warmer today and Saturday High today mid 50s to low 60s High Saturday in the 60s Fair and cool tonight low mid 30s to low 40s Sundays outlook sunny and warm At Mount Union Bands To Present Program A delightful evening of instru mental music is promised area residents who attend the annual Spring Concert presented by the bands of the Mount Union Area Junior High School The event is scheduled for Thursday May 1 in the high school auditorium at pm Directing the musicians will be William E Printz junior high music director Something new has been added this year a student director Michele Melynk Another new attraction will be numbers by the newlyformed brass choir A varied program of band music has been selected to please the entire family Numbers by the seventh grade band will include Star Spang led Banner arr Louise Pan ella directed by Michele Melnyk Pavane Jlavel Johnson Fug hetta arr C B Righter Andante and Moderate Howard E Akers Legendary Air Frank Erickson Deep Purple Peter De Rose Si Trocadero Har old L Walters A Colonial Rhapsody Edward Madden The brass choirs selections Contd on Page 3 The Communist sources said Hanoi and the Viet Cong contend it is not up to the talks participants to discuss the situation in the two neutral nations The comment was in reaction to Allied negotiators demands at Thursdays session of the talks that North Vietnam withdraw its troops from Vietnams two neighboring countries Henry Cabot Lodge the chief US negotiator warned the Communist delegates any Viet namese peace settlement must be accompanied by restoration of the 1962 Geneva Agreement on Laos and the departure of North Vietnamese troops from Cambodia Communist diplomats said both the North Vietnamese government and the NLF will insist the Vietnam talks not even bring up Cambodia and Laos North Vietnam and the NLF apparently eventually would like separate talks on the situation in Laos A wellarmed Communist Pathet Lao guerrilla force is in the process of intensifying a drive against the central government of Laotian Prince Souvanna Phouma How theNorth Vietnamese and the Viet Cong reacted to Cambodias recent resumption of diplomatic relations with the United States was not immedi ately known Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia said he was ready to take part in the talks when the time was right CARL L FLECK I if Carl Lo Fleck manager of Posers Young Mens Shop was installed last evening for his third consecutive term as gover nor of Huntingdon Moose Lodge No 223 Fleck 52 was reelected at the annual balloting held Thursday April 10 Lester Pete Wolfe a past go vernor of the Huntingdon LOOM was the installing officer at last evenings impressive ceremony Other officers installed for the year 196970 follow Alfred Craig junior governor incum bent Scott C0 Waite prelate Thomas V Africa treasurer incumbent Chester M Wolfe trustee Harold Keplert past go vernor The holdover trustees are David T Price and Samuel SAIGON Viet namese soldiers hurling hand grenades and bundles of explo sives charged a US and South Vietnamese tank column camped wagon trainstyle near the Laotian border today The Allies levelled their guns and broke the attack killing 30 guerrillas Military spokesmen announc ing the threehour battle also disclosed more heavy B52 raids against Communist bivouacs along the Cambodian border and a UJS air and artillery attack against a Communist bunker complex inside the Demilitarized Zone The US and South Vietna mese tanks had settled in for the night at an Allied gun base 18 miles below the DMZ and two miles from Laos in South Vietnams far northwest corner The Communists opened their thrust with a barrage of mortar fire front reports said Contd on Page 2 Okinawa Vietnam Are Problems Japanese Ambassador Sees Approach Of Grave Crisis John W Wolfe Smithfield will continue in the position of secre tary a position he has held since OcU 1 1955 as a Grand Lodge appointee Governor Fleck and Secretary Wolfe will attend the national LOOM convention to be held in Chicago June 29 July 3 Harold Kepler Thomas Gib boney and Irvin Ca Johns have been elected to attend the state Confd on Page 2 VIount Union Man Injured In Crash Car Demolished A drowsy driver was injured and his foreignmade car was demolished in an accident on Route 22 in Brady Township near Mount Union early this morning Richard A Melfert 23 of 16 East Market Street Mount Union was treated by a Mount Union physician for facial injuries fol lowing the 3 ajn mishap Meifert was eastbound driv ing a 1964 Volkswagen sedan He fell asleep at the wheel and his car ran off the right side of the highway for a short dis tance The car veered back onto the highway out of con trol It crossed the threelane highway ran off the left side spun around and the right rear hit ttif hank The VW rolled off the bank onto Its roof and stopped partially blocking the westbound traffic lane The sedan was damaged S700 its full value State Police at Huntingdon said Meifert was taken to the doc tors office by David Creswell a Mount Union policeman DST Starts On Sunday Mornin tjprlng forward fall back will be the byword in 47 states when Daylight Savings Time goes Into effect at 2 am Sunday People should set their clocks and watches an hour ahead before retiring Saturday night in every state but Arizona Hawaii and Michigan whose legislatures have voted to exempt them from fast time Those who lose an hours sleep Saturday night will it back at 2 am Oct 26 when Daylight Savings Time ends and clocks are turned back an hour In the meantime most Americans will get an extra hour of daylight for six months Contd on Page 2 WASHINGTON UPI Former Ambassador to Japan Edwin O Reischauer says U S Japanese relations will become very very grave unless the United States agrees to return Okinawa to Japan and makes real progress in ending the Vietnam War Reischauer the American the Japanese most respect both as a diplomat and scholar said the impending crisis is so serious that this would be reason enough to end the Vietnam War Unless the Vietnam War shows some signs of ending by lyn section of Smithfield Town 1970 and some agreement is Shipj south of Huntingdon was reached on a timetable for the scene of another blaze early return of Okinawa USJapan this morning relations are irv very serious cause of the blaze has not t r o u b I e Reischauer said been determined and an investU Thursday night gation Is planned in the belief Reischauer a professor of it mlght have been of incendiary Chinese and Japanese history at origin Harvard said the deliberations Huntingdon and Smithfield fire concerning the future of the Contd on Page 2 Contd on Page 2 2lid liregutted house in the Ros 3 Vehicles In Smashup A Petersburg woman escaped serious injury in a Route 26 accident yesterday afternoonbut three vehicles Involved in the Sm ithfield Township traffic crash were damaged an estimated 2200 The car operated by the woman was demolished v Mrs Annie HulSng 58 of Box 87 Petersburg was treated at J C Blair Memorial Hospital for a laceration of the scalp and abrasions and contusions of the body After being treated she was released However last Contd on Page 3 Tenth District Convention To Be May 4 The Tenth District Sunday Sen ool Association convention will be held May 4 in the Three Springs United Methodist Church In the afternoon session at 2 oclock the Rev Mr DItfole of the Three Springs Assembly of God Church will be the speaker The Broad Top Quartet will pro vide special music The evening session will be gin at oclock with the Rev Russell M Hart of the Three Springs United Methodist Charge as the speaker Special music for the evening session will be provided by the Gloryland Quartet Reject Suez Canal Line Egypt has told the United Nations it does not recognize the Suez Canal as its ceaselire line with Israel a Csiro newspaper said today In Lebanon Premier Rashid Kara mi resigned under fire for not supporting Arab guerrillas The semiofficial Cairo news paper Al Ahram said Egyptian Foreign Undersecretary Salah Gohar officially notified Gen Odd Bull of the United Nations Wednesday that there is no existence to a ceasefire line The ceasefire order was issued by a UN Security Council June 1 19C7 when Egyptian troops were fighting in the Siani but Israel did not respect the order and pushed her troops to the canals bank Al Ahram quoted Gohar In Tel Aviv an Israeli military spokesman said Israeli troops Wiled six Egyptians who crossed the Suez Thurs day night The spokesman said the clash occurred 25 miles Contd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Building Page Classified Ads Courthouse Roundup Comics Crossword Puzzle Editorial Page Farm Page Obituaries School Page News Society Club 10 14 15 7 13 15 6 9 2 12 11 Sports Television Programs 8 9 Registration Should Be Graduate Cited Done Early UNIVERSITY PARK Pa UPI Gertrude R Mi chelson of New York a 1945 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University has been chosen Penn State Woman of the Year for 1969 Mrs Michel son vice president of Macys department store will receive a medallion at the annual Alumni Reunion program here June 21 All persons who have not re gistered their children for Hunt ingdon Area School kindergarten tor the 196970school year should do so at their earliest con venience It is necessary and essential that parents complete this im portant step tor their childs early educational program so that the school may make pro Contd on Page 2 Stewart To Lead VFW Robert Stewart Mount Union has been elected commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Blue Juniata Memorial Post No 5754 of Mount Union for the ensuing 196970 term Stewart succeeds Harry M Rinker who has served as head of the service organization for the past 14 years The new commander is an em ployee of the Pennsylvania Glass Sand Corporation at Mapleton Depot Other officers elected at the regular post meeting held in the VFW Club were Robert Kel so senior vice commander Ro land Miller junior vice com mander Oscar Drake quarter master John Kalinowski adjutant Tony Sarra chaplain Fred Hancock post surgeon Ar Contd on Page 2 Woman Injured As Car And Rig Crash Mrs Annie Hullng 58 Petersburg is pictured being placed on a litter for a trip to the J C Blair Memorial Hospital where she was treated for a laceration of the scalp She was hurt when her car shown above was hit broadside and demolished by a tractortrailer yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Route 22 and the Industrial Park cutoff   

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