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   Daily News (Newspaper) - April 29, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY State Library Education Building Harrisbnrg Pa 17126 fOL 48 NINE CENTS res COPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY APRIL 29 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 76 Huntingdon Area Budget Is Given Tentative Okay A budget of for the 196970 school year was given tentative approval last night by the Huntingdon Area Schools Joard of EducationThe new budget was balanced without any a crease in taxes The fiscal blueprint is more ban higher than the tudget for the present school rear Taxes incorporated in the 1968 9 budget will be reenacted for he upcoming fiscal year President Richard J Entires iresided at the meeting which ras held in the home economics oom of the Huntingdon Area Jim or High School Board members present In iluded T J Orner Altec i mith P orter Brown Allen Hoov sr William Lang JHHohman md Dr Kenneth Rockwell Also present were John Bin ey superintendent of schools arl Bruno assistant to the su of schools Norman mith high school principal tobert Scalpello assistant high ichool principal Paul Moore issistant high school principal A Meloy elementary super isor Hairy Stoudt admlnistra ive assistant to the superinten lent and Attorney Warren R um solicitor Attorney Yocum reported that he charter for the school auth irity has been approved in Han and attention was called o the vocational education meet ConPd oa Page 2 In Derry Schools THE WEATHER Cloudy and cool today high in the 50s Clearing and cold tonight with a chance of scat tered frost low in the 30s Sunny and not quite as cool Wednesday high in the 60s The outlook for Thursday fair and warmer ROBERT L SCALPELLO Scalpello Accepting New Post Huntingdon Area Assistant High School Principal Robert L Scalpello has accepted a posi tion as assistant superintendent of the Derry AreaSchoolDistrict at Derry Westmoreland County Scalepllo announced his res ignation last evening at a meet ing of the Huntingdon Area Board of Education Derry Area School District serves approximately 3900 pupils kindergarten through twelfth grade and is comprised of eight schools six elementary units a junior high school and a senior high schooL It is about 300 students larger than the Hun tingdon Area district which Seal Contd on Page 2 Jury For Trial Being Selected Selection of a jury for the first trial of the April Term oi Hunttagdoo County Criminal Court was scheduled to continue when the second day of the two week session convened at ajn today Only eight jurors five women and three men wer picked Uon day to hear the case of Common wealth vs Ronald Lee Hileman SaltiUo The members of the petit jury panel are being selected on their voir dire being questioned individually as to their qualifU cations to serve as jurors on the case Judge R Merle Hefmer is presiding and District Attorney Newton C Taylor is represent ing the Commonwealth Attorney Richard W Lmton Is legal coun sel for the defendant Judge Heflher gran ted a motion for the consolidation of four charges for the trial Hileman is charged with burglary ceny receiving stolen goods and forgery State Trooper Carl F Regitz is the prosecutor Twentyone petit jurors were questioned by Attorneys Taylor and Linton before court ed at 5U7 last evening Eight jurors were accepted six were challenged by theCommonwealth four were challenged by defense counsel and three were excused for cause by the court Fortytwo petit jurors ed when the roll was called yesterday morning by Prothono tary Calvin T Walker The other 18 members of the panel were excused from service by the court Some were excused for only one day while others will be available later in the two week session Jurors not accepted for ser vice on the Hileman jury were Contd on Page 12 fV Board Gives Tentative Aye New Budget Over Bl Million Mark Tentative approval was given to budget for the Jun ita Valley School District for 36970 last evening as direc rs met in regular session The udget is calculated on supposed is sage of Act 96 and anticipates o change in the local tax struo Pire Victim Still Listed Critical Slight improvement was noted day in the condition of Robert f Carper 48 of Portstown ho was critically burned ear Sunday morning when fire estroyed his fourroom home Carper suffered second and lird degree burns of 40 per ent of his body He Is listed s critical at J C Blair Mem rial Hospital The fire victim is believed have started the fire when he ill asleep while smoking in bed Five members of the family icluding the wife and three sons ere made homeless as fire recked the dwelling with a loss stlmated at about S2000 tore of the district for the coming term General supplies bids were opened and the contract was awarded to Kurtz Brothers of Clearfield in an amount of There were separate items on the bid list The general supplies are for use of elementary secondary and secondary art programs through out the district Bids will be advertised soon for specific supply items tor the science in dustrial arts and vocational ag ricultural programs in the dis trict PERSONNEL ITEMS Personnel items were the major bit of business at the session other than the pre sentation and discussion of the budget Board approved increments for the cooks custodians and secretaries serving the district tor the coming year In each case the increases were recom mended by the personnel commit tee in order to bring Juniata Valley Schools personnel in step with the suggested salary scales Authorization tor the hiring of a science and mathteacher tor seventh aod eighth grade for the Contd on Page 2 First Senate Mandatory Disclosure Data Is Mild WASHINGTON UPI hairman J William Fulbright Ark of the Senate Foreign elations Committee and Sen te Democratic Leader Mike lansfield Mont drew large Tiling and speaking fees last ear reports under a new landatory disclosure rule howed today Fulbright earned nearly 20000 or twothirds of his enate salary and Mansfield ras paid 316000 of which he onated 32000 to the University f Montana where he once ught Sensation seekers hoping for antalizing exposures in the Pompidou To Be Candidate For Presidency Of France Eminent Several New Teachers Are Hired Commander Mount Union Area Budget Is Adopted Geary D Bunn of 634 Fifth Street Huntingdon was installed eminent commander of Hunting don Commandery No 65 Knights Templar during a public instal lation ceremony last night at the Masonic Temple Washington Street Installing officer was Sir Knight W Earl Troutwein divi sion commander while the in stalling marshal was Sir Knight Eugene F Yoder Bunn a retired employe of The Daily News succeeds George A Luse as head of the organi zation The new commander spoke briefly using Enthusiasm as the theme of his message Enthus iasm is the greatest asset in Contd onTage 5 in Convoy Armyat Is Rescued The Mount Union Area School Board met last night in a lengthy session adopting the 196970 budget hiring new teachers grant ing requests and approving monthly reports School directors approved a budged of with no in crease in taxes It is interest ing to note this is the seventh consecutive year taxes have not been raised The real estate tax will remain at 32 mills as will the per capita tax the resident tax of and a onehalf of one per cent wage tax and a one per cent real estate transfer tax The resignations of Mrs Char lotte B Fields junior high school art teacher and Miss Barbara Riley elementary teacher were accepted Mrs Lola Weyant junior high special education teacher noti fied the board of her retirement the close of this school year Teachers hired by directors in cluded Dennis Howard Weiss Somerset graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania A tnKllfilVl3uni0r niShart Edward T I O 111 JJU fell Stephens Sr of Toledo Ohio graduate of University of Toledo Militants Take Over Building Some 75 black militants armed with rifles shotguns and knives held the Yoorhees College LibraryAdministration Building today but the president of the South Carolina school to call police or set a time limit for the students to leave At Harvard University under graduates voted not to renew a student strike while at Rad cliffe Harvards sister college students twice invaded the Administration Building and shouted obscenities at President Mary Bunting The students at Voorhees appeared to be set for a long siege They were fortified with an estimated worth of food taken from the college cafeteria at gunpoint Plaster Windows They plastered front windows of the Administration Building with newspaper pictures of black militant Malcolm X and a sign proclaiming the structure the Liberated Malcolm X Building They distributed Contd on Page 12 SAIGON UPI American warplanes helicopter gunships and artillery rescued a US Army convoy from the jaws of a Communist ambush north of Saigon military spokesmen said today The onslaught of US firepower killed 11 guerrillas and sent imbushers fleeing fu Two Gls died and 11 were wounded battling the Commu nists who opened up on their convoy with machine guns and antitank rockets as it ap proached Quan Loi a supply base for the US 1st Infantry Division 50 miles north of Saigon front reports said The battle Konday was one of a number of Communist attacks in the same general area near the Cambodian border LS E52 bombers hit back late Monday and today with raids against guerrillacamps 35 to 71 miles northwest of the South Vietna mese capital Contd on Page 12 special education instructor Mrs Margaret N Hough Ann Arbor Michigan graduate of In diana University of Pennsyl vania Fred Radle juniorsenior high Contd on Page 12 Beacon Lodge Eyes Busy Year Dozens of projects involving thousands of dollars and hund reds of man hours of work are being planned at the Beacon Lodge Camp for the Blind near Newton Hamilton in the near future Lions across Pennsylvania have made plans for an outstand ing expansionimprovement pro gram at the camp The regular meeting of the Beacon Lodge board of directors was held at the camp during the weekend and reports were pre sentedon the proposed program Twentynine board members at tended Nv Lewis B Headings Lewis town president of the board conducted the meeting International Counsellor Paul A Corcelius Huntingdon saki the Lions of District 14L in Contd on Page 10 Store Employes Help Mary Ann Fund A generous envelope contri button from employes at the Huntingdon A and P Store helped to swell the Mary Ann Fund over the weekend according to Miss Orpha Hearn treasurer of the project As of Monday morning a total of has been received by Miss Hearn in the Go a second mile for Mary Ann Gates pro ject being sponsored by friends of Sandra and Tom Gates Mary Anns parents Tom works at the A and P The little girl suffered brain damage at birth and has been un der care of Philadelphia area specialists ever since Contributions in any amount will be gratefully accepted Checks made out to Mary Ann Fund may be sent to Miss Orpha Hearn Penn Central DriveIn Bank 14th and Moore streets Huntingdon Sends Invitation WASHINGTON UPI cia Nixon has invited Lynda Bird Robb and Luci Nugent to her masked ball at the White House May 10 Tricia sent inviations to the daughters of former President Lyndon B Johnson as well as several hundred other young persons for her first White House party Tricia is expected to get some help as hostess from her sister Julie Eisenhower Wants Congress To Inform Public Less Hazardous Cigarette Possible Researcher Says Considered Favorite In Campaign PARIS Pompi dou announced today he will seek the French presidency vacated by Charles de Gaulle the man who fired him as prime minister last June The heavyset politician told the leadership of the GaulUst party in a morning meeting that he felt it his duty to become a candidate His aides reported a groundswell of voter sentiment supporting him After the decision of General De Gaulle to renounce his mandate and in the uncertainty which the country knows in this moment I have resolved to present myself to the French Voters Pompidou said Already he was considered the favorite in a presidential election which could draw up to 10 candidates He was the first to announce his candidacy De Gaulle in 1944 took on Pompidou as an aide and named him premier In 1962 in a surprise move and fired him just as abruptly in June Pompidou at the time of his dismissal had solved the studentlabor strikes that crip pled France and had engineered the subsequent Gaullist victory in parliamentary elections which be Gaulle considered a mandate The chainsmoking former schoolteacher nevertheless sup ported his former mentor in Sundays constitutional reform referendum which led to his downfall It was the mark the man Today Pompidou 57 emerged as the favorite in the election be called within five weeks to name a successor to De Gaulle now secluded in his country home in ColombeylesDeux Eglises Contd on Page 5 Alloona Couple Held In Childs Murder ALTOONA Pa UPI seph Galanick and his wife Marsha were ordered held for murder Monday inthe death of their 4yearold daughter Pam ela Jane whose decomposed body was found in a footlocker Jan 23 State witnesses testi fied at a hearing before J u s tice of the Peace W Don Mar lin that the girl died last Oct Contd on Page 10 Deadline Nears In Job Survey All citizens of Huntingdon Co unty and the town area interested in employ ment are reminded that the dead line for filing applications with the Mount Union Manufiicturing CompanyLGreif andBrothers Division of Genesco Inc is May 9 The Genesco Inc is ing a substantial expansion of the Mount Union plant of the labor survey now in progress proves favorable The plant to Mount Union manufactures mens suit Contd on Page 12 WASHINGTON UPI It is now possible to produce a less hazardous cigarette in which a top cancercausing tar has been reduced by 34 per cent aresearcher told Congress today Freezing Conditions Widespread Frost or freezing conditions were widespread across the Upper Midwest early today as a cold air mass piled into the nation from the north Temperatures in the 30s were common across the area and some occasional wet snow was reported amid rain in Michigan Duluth Minn was still digging out of nine inches of snow which hit Monday stalling Contd on Page 10 financial affairs of senators are doomed to disappointment The first reports under the new mandatory disclosure rule are dull Breaks Tradition In wake of investigations into tie financial affairs of former Senate Democratic Secretary Robert G Baker and Sen Thomas J Dodd DConn the Senate broke tradition last year and adopted a rule requiring disclosure of interests Under the rule senators must by May 15 provide the Senate secretary with a list of contributions and honorariums Coritd on Page 12 Dr Perry B Hudson Pali sades NY said some tobacco companies are involved in serious discussions with the developers of the process He called on the government to inform the public about the development Hudson is president of High Tor Foundation Inc which has been experimenting with a formula called Chemosol In testimony prepared for the House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee Hudson said tobacco treated with Chemosol results in a safer cigarette without toxic side effects or change in taste He said three years at research indicate Chemosol acts on benzo a pyrene a tar substance in tobacco which most researchers recognize as a cancercausing agent The smoke of cigarette tobacco treated with Chemosol under properly controlled condi tions contains significantly less quantities of Benzo a pyrene Hudson said Chemosol is nontoxic and does not affect the Contd on Page 10 Shriners Lay Plans For Drive Approximately 35 members at the Huntingdon County Shrine Club joined the fiveman team from Jaffa Temple last night at a dinner meeting In Holiday Inn Jr to lay plans for a membership drive Presiding was chairman Ken neth E Hileman who calledupon Vernon W Anderson for the invo cation at the biannual meeting after which a delicious ham loaf Contd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS AnnLanders6 Classified Ads 12 13 Comics11 Crossword 13 Editorialstj Obituaries2 Society Club 8 Sports445 New Consumer Protection Bill Approved By House Church Getting New Educational Unit Anew educational unit is under construction for the Rockhill Church of the Brethren at Rockhill Furnace It will contain 12 Sunday School rooms with a full basement at a cost of 336000 The contractor Wally Cent of Three Springs started the work about three weeks ago There is no completion date set The Rev Ronald A Beverlin is the pastor of the church HARRISBURG UPI The House has cleared to theSen ate a Democratic bill designed to expand the functions of the state Bureau of Consumer Pro tection to include representing consumers before rate making agencies The bill was passed Monday by a 10392 vote one vote more than the constitutional majority of 102 Rep Joseph J McAneny Johnstown Democrat and chief sponsor of the bill said he feared the measure will be re buffed by the Republican con trolled Senate Two Republicans came up with the needed votes to push the bill through the House They were Reps Francis Wor ley of Adams County and Mar vin E Miller of Lancaster County Under McAnenys proposal the Bureau of Consumer Pro tection would be required to go to bat for consumers at hear ings held by ratemaking agen cles such as the state Insur ance Department and Pub He UtilityCommlssion Current ly the bureau has only inves tigative powers What this bill purports to do is to have the policemen police the policemen House Minori ty Leader Rep Lee A Donald Confd on Page 5   

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