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   Daily News (Newspaper) - May 1, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 0454040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education BuiIding VOL 48 NINE CENTS COPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNTUN1ONPA THURSDAY MAY 1 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 78 Viet Cong Concession Puts New Life Into Paris Talks Happiness Is Helping In CP Work Happiness Is Helping Thats the theme of the United Cerebral Palsy Month drive which opened today in the Huntingdon area Mayor M H De Forrest is shown signing a proclama tion which notes that wholehearted support of the agencys goal of delivering the special med ical educational psychological and social services to all those multihandicapped in this area is one requiring the cooperative assistances of all citizens Observing the signing are left to right Mrs Robert Rudy cochairman and Mrs George Sadosuk chairman Month Campaign Starts Today Mount Union Stores Set United Cerebral plant Sale Palsy Drive Set Hilemans Trial Now In 4th Day A State Police handwriting ex pert was scheduled to be called to the witness stand this morn ing as the trial of Commonwealth vs Ronald Lee H Hem an of Sal tillo entered its fourth day H appears that the case will not reach the jury until late this afternoon or Friday morn ing Hileman is charged with burg lary larceny receiving stolen goods and forgery and he is being tried on all four counts at the same time Judge R Merle Heffner is pre siding at the highly technical trial Selection of the voir dire jury of eight women and four men started on Monday afternoon and was completed on Tuesday after noon when the taking of testimony started District Attorney Newton C Taylor is handling the case for the Commonwealth while Hile man an electrician is repre sented by Attorney Richard W Linton Court adjourned at Wed nesday afternoon to convene at am today Contd on Page 2 163 GIs Killed During Past Week Communist Stab Is Turned Back SAIGON UPI South Vietnamese paratroopers today turned back 600 Communist soldiers who tried to overrun their camp near the Cambodian border The US Command said GI combat deaths last week were the lowest n four months The weekly casualty report listed 163 Americans killed and 1235 fewest total casualties since the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese began their winterspring offensive Feb 23 The number killed was the lowest since the week ending Jan 11 Allied officials attributed the dropoff in US losses to a decline in the intensity of Communist shellings But the week saw heavy combat along the Cambodian border where Bus Company Seeks Local Testimony Fullington Auto Bus Company of Clearfield is seeking groups from Huntingdon County to testify the command said 600 Commu concerning the need and con venlence of having group and party charter bus service operaW ing within the county The Public Utility Commls sion has scheduled additional charged the government cap at hearings on the charter service Cay Cho Village 52 miles rights to commence at Huntingdon northwest of Saigon military County Courthouse on Tuesday spokesmen said Allied casual MaY 6Testimony is expected continue past noon seeking these rights the First Day Of May Is Cold Across Nation The first day at May brought stcckmens warnings in North Dakota and trost warnings as far south as Virginia The stockmens warnings la North Dakota resulted from locally heavy rains and strong winds which carried some snow and onequarter inch hail Into the Plains Scattered thundershowers were evident across a wide pattern of the Plains and Rockies falling as rain down to Texas and snow flurries in the Northern Rockies Showers also were reported in the Upper Mississippi Valley and In Northwest Washington Contd on Page 14 nists hit the South Vietnamese troopers before dawn today Behind a barrage of 30 rocket and mortar rounds an estimat ed North Vietnamese battalion ties were described as light The South Vietnamese troo pars with American warplanes Fullington company needs and helicopter gunships supportresentatives of various county ing them turned back the Mount Union retailers are offering area shoppers many spectacular bargains as the two day Spring into Summer Sale gets under way tomorrow Merchants and their employes Ihave gone all out slashing prices on merchandise preparing for this big promotion on Friday and Saturday To aid shoppers in finding the many bargains banners will be displayed by participating business establishments he highlight of this outstand ing sales event will be the award ing of prizes Grand prize will be si gift certificate There will also be five gift cer tificates awarded Shoppers may regifter at any of the cooperating Contd on Page 14 Huntingdons Mayor M H DeForrest today proclaimed May as United Cerebral Palsy Month and urged wholehearted support of the health agencys drive for funds to provide needed ser vices to all cerebral palsy persons in Huntingdon County New Ion Wayne Fire Company Drive Planned I Residents served by the New iron Wayne Fire Company are Reminded of the annual fund drive to be conducted the week of May 5 through May 10 Campaign chairman Lawrence Knable Jr fire chief noted that firemen who are soliciting for funds will carry proper identi cards Funds raised from this drive will be used to purchase necess ary equipment to assure citl Contd on Pages First Grade Enrollment Dates Set Registration dates for Hunting don children who have not al ready attended kindergarten and will enter first grade in fall will be held on the following dates at these schools Alfarata Monday May 5 am to 4 pm William Smith Tuesday May 6 am to 4 pm SmithfieldJuniata Wed nesday May 7 am to 4 Pm Woodcock Valley Thursday May 8 am to 4 pm Brady Henderson Mill Creek Friday May 9 amto 12 noon Jack sonMiller Friday May 91pm to 4 pm Any parent whose child has not attended kindergarten who wishes his child toenteranelem entary school of the Huntingdon Area School District in the first grade must register on these dates There will be a group test given to all late registrants by Mr Satterfield the guidance Contd on Page 9 He declared that the goal of delivering themany special ser vices required by those with multiple disabilities can be ach ieved only with the assistance of all area citizens The Huntingdon County volun tary health agency has set a goal of for the campaign and will be continuing the fundrais ing effort throughout the month of May Mrs George Sadosuk Huntingdon R D 2 will be or ganizing the fund drive tag day and coffee day in the Huntingdon area Mrs Sadosuk stresses that thousands of people face a life of constant struggle because of cerebral palsy and they need you The CP leader emphasized that the community has 25 cases of celebral palsy So help awhole family and give to United Cere bral Palsy this month Wont you help Mayor DeForrests proclama tion follows Whereas the cerebral palsy children and adults in the United States now numbers more than 600000 and Contd on Page 9 At Annual Meet Historical Church And School Eyed A historical church and a historical school were eyed by members of the Huntingdon County Historical Society at Its annual meeting last evening the first figuratively and second literally Discussion of preserving the Manor Hill Presbyterian Church highlighted the business session of the society and color slides shown by Silas E Dubbel with narrative comments by Mrs Mary Croft teacher comprised the program the final day of the Smith School near Cornpropst Mills Responsibility for the restora tion and preservation of the Manor Hill Presbyterian Church has been accepted by the Society The building believed to be the oldest unaltered house of wor ship in Huntingdon County was erected in 1823 To preserve it in its original state requires immediate attention Contd on Page 9 organizations to testify briefly that such charter service would serve a public need and conn them turned back attack in four hours of heavy fighting front reports said killing 40 guerrillas who sprang venience in the county and to the assault from bivouacs along state to the puc representatives the border that local groups would be able Five waves of B52 bombers to use this service continuing some of their hea Hearings on the matter of daily of the war again carrier by Fullington swept over those border camps Auto Bus county have been today and dropped 450 tons of completed and company repi bombs 62 to 70 miles northwest resentatives are awaiting word of Saigon The US Command from the puc on these rights Contd on Page 14 Contd on Page 2 May Term Of Civil Court Is Cancelled Judge R Merle Heffner this morning at 10 am cancelled the Huntingdon County Civil Court scheduled to open on Mon day May 12 He directed the prothonotary and sheriff to notify all Traverse Jurors that they need not appear as scheduled Judge Heffner added that two civil cases were settled this morning leaving only one remain ing for trial Attorneys have agreed to continue this case until a later date The continuance was enjoined in the interests of saving co unty taxpayers money Costs of assembling Traverse Jurors are deemed greater than merited for a single trial North Viet Negotiator Returning PARIS new Viet Cong concession and the return of North Vietnams No 2 negotiator from long consulta tion in Hanoi today brought word from diplomats close to the Vietnam peace talks that progress may be near The diplomats pointed out that two previous trips to Hanoi by Le Due Tho a special counselor to the Hanoi delega tion had preceded major breakthroughs at the Paris talks Tho arrived In Moscow from Hanoi Wednesday night and was greeted by Soviet Deputy Premier Vladimir Novokov He was expected to go on to Paris The Viet Cong said Wednes day It was ready to engage In discussions with other parties The statement stirred specula tion the Viet Cong might finally be ready to talk directly with the South Vietnamese govern ment But a Viet Cong spokesman later avoided actual Contd on Page 9 Doomsday Predictions Prove False California Escapes April Without Major Earthquake Director Of Center Appointed Robert W Holmes coordinator of student activities at Juniata College was today named dir ector of the College Center located in Ellis Hall The appointment effective Sep tember 1 was announced by president John N Stauffer who also designated Holmes as the administrative member of the College Center Board This body will plan the student activities in the new building Dr Charles W Schoenherr dean of student affiars expressed his approval of the choice and pointed out that Holmes has been working closely with the develop ment and organizational plans for the center The assignment is a natural outgrowth of the position Contd on Page 9 SAN FRANCISCO Hooray hooray its the first of May California was shaken but escaped Doomsday If the 20 million residents of the Golden State walked with an extra bounce in their step today perhaps it is because the state is still a going despite predictions it would be cracked off from the rest of the country by an earthquake in April and sink into the sea A sharp quake swayed tall buildings from Los Angeles to San Diego Monday but the only thing to sink was the contents of 30 bottles shaken off liquor store shelves at Borregon Springs the Southern Califor nia desert town where the tremor was centered The states earthquake jitters began when assorted hippies soothsayers and selfappointed prophets of gloom and doom predicted a tremor worse than the 1906 disaster that almost leveled San Francisco By the end of the month Californians were not only talking about earthquakes but also singing about them thanks to a catchy calypso ditty that caught on with disc jockeys One of the most popular cocktail party gags was the one about Howard Hughes buying up Contd on Page 9 Hold Two Buildings At Columbia Militants Ignore Court Injunction Mutants controlledtwo buildings at Columbia University today ignoring a court injunction outlawing such demonstrations and repulsing efforts of other students to evict them In an altercation at the entrance of one building a professor was hit under the eye campuses across the nation with a stick and thrown to the some old demonstrations ended ground some new ones started while At a number of other other doggedly continued At Columbia a city official read students occupying Mathe matics Hall and Fayerweather Hall a court order telling them they had to be in Manhattan Supreme Court today to show why they should not be held in contempt for violating the injunction The mockingi demon strators chanted Old MacDon ald had a Farm to the official and the order was not served Support AAS The sitin stemmed from a INSIDE Tin NEWS Ann Landers 7 Classified Ads 18 fc 19 Comics 17 Crossword 19 Editorial 6 Obituaries 2 Society Club 10 Sports 4 Sunday School Lesson 15 THE WEATHER Sunny and warm today high upper 50s to upper 60s Clear and not as cold tonight low in the mid 30s to the lower 40s Friday increasing cl oudiness and warm highs upper 60s and 70s Outlook for Saturday partly cloudy and warm with a chance of showers District Six To Hold Annual Convention District Six of the Huntingdon County Sunday School Association will hold its annual convention Sunday May 4 at the United Church of Christ Russellville using as its theme Christian Unity There will be two sessions the first at 2 pm with the Rev Robert Raycroft speaking andthe Glory Land Quartet providing special music District young people will pre sent music at the pm ses sion Speaker Richard Stlffler will discuss the issue of Bible reading In schools The Rev Waller D Mehrling Is host pastor ClerkTypists To Train On CAA Grant County Historical Society Elects Seven Contd on Pago 9 Officers for the Huntingdon County Historical Society were elected last evening at the annual meeting of the so ciety in its home at 206 Fourth Street Huntingdon Seated Miss Peggy Gump secretary Mrs Ruth V Stewart first virrpresident Ronald L Cherry second vice president Albert M Rung historian and Paul J Peoples treasurer Highlighting the meeting was a color slide presentation and narrative on the final days of the Smith School near Corn propst Mills Joseph R Gallon executive director of the TriCounty Com munity Action Agency has announced receipt of a grant totaling slightly over to train 27 clerktypists Funds will be remitted under the state Man power Educational and Training Act The contracts our agency and the Department of Community Affairs office of special programs have been signed by Father Wolf CAA board chairman and myself Gallen stated and have only to be signed by Governor Shafer Representatives Percy Foor and Orville Snare as well as Senaiors Stanley Stroup and Elmer Hawbaker were of assist ance to the local agency in sec uring this grant Merrills Derr of the office of special programs formerly a Pennsylvania state field representative of the Office of Economic Opportunity has worked closely with the local agency in developing the pro gram No definite starting date has been set to begin the program but it is hoped that It will begin in June The Bureau of Employment Service offices in Huntingdon and Bedford as well as th3 CAA staff are now accepting applica tions for the program The proposal calls for three training cycles to be offered with nine persons to be trained In each cycle The cycles will Contd onPage 9   

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