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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 8, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 WS State Library Education Building Harrisbnrfir pa 17126 48 NINE CENTS COW HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA THURSDAY MAY 8 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 84 uniata Will Float Bond Issue To Finance New School iinal Trial Friday Iriminal lourt Is INear Close The third and final trial of the roweek Huntingdon County Criminal Court term is filled to open tomorrow at oclock The case of Commonwealth vs letro Loope Mount Union ID 1 will be heard by a Jury nel including nine women and ree men Loope is charged with tipsy riving and State Trooper Joseph ierotti is the prosecutor The jury to hear the case was selected yesterday afternoon and Judge R Merle Heffner will side at the trial Testlrooney continued today IE trial of Com men wealth vs rilliam D Getz 1109 Moore Street Huntingdon who also is charged with driving while Ider the influence of intoxicating liquor Judge Arnold D S mar to tot Cambria County is specially jpresiding at the rial which Jened yesterday afternoon Eight women and four men are serving I on the jury panel JURORS EXCUSED Only the jurors hearing the Getz case were called back to day Jurors not selectedfor the Getz or Loope rials were cused yesterday afternoon Contd on Page 9 Hickes Is Low Bidder Juniata Valley School leaders in lengthy executive session agreed to float issue to pay for construction of the new elementary school last evening The decision came af ter a public bid opening held in the cafeteria of the juniorsenior high school Approximately 20 bidders and an equal number of interested teachers and townspeople joined members of the Juniata Valley School Board the Juniata Val ley School Authority adminis trators architects and bonds men at the bid opening LOW BIDDERS Low bidders were Paul E State Leaders Given Raystown Souvenirs Dr Maurice K Goddard and Gov Raymond Shafer were presented Raystown Reservoir tie clasp stone and paperweight set by Huntingdon Business and Industry leaders in Harrisburg yesterday Shown at the presentation in the governors reception room are Rep Orville E Snare HB I President Donald G Everhart Dr Goddard Governor Shafer and Robert E Mentzer of HB I From Slale Highways Commission Reds Bomb Big Welcome 13 Seek Answers post Office In New York On Road Projects In Saigon Giinrnw i Cause Controversy Nerve Gas To Travel By Railroad WASHINGTON UPI Pentagon plans to ship huge quantities of deadly nerve gas cross country by railroad next week An official I of one town along the route called the idea too grisly to think about The Pentagon revealed its Itentative plan Wednesday after IRep Richard McCarthy DNY disclosed it to newsmen The purpose of the shipping jtion which McCarthy said will involve 20 trains of 45 to 60 Jcars each Is to bring the gas to fEarle NJ for eventual dlspo sal at sea At the same time the I Transportation Department re vealed there have been three spillages of poison of them from railroad Contd on Page 5 NEW YORK Queen Elizabeth 2 has com pleted her muchdelayed maid en voyage And everybody seems to a queen The new Cunard liner sailed into a royal welcome at New Wednesday after a four day 16hour and 39mlnute Atlantic crossing from South ampton England Everybody from the crew to a farepaying mouse seemed to agree it was a lovely smooth crossing with no sign of the turbine vibration that knocked the QE2 out of action for weeks after her shakedown cruise Paid 3240 A group of Huntingdon Countlans appeared before the State ways Commission in Harrisburg yesterday morning to reassert the existence of a planned highways program in the county and to seek information from the state on its Intentions on Route 522 Raystown Reservoir access mouse P Fepsi be The longed to 8yearold Bowden who paid so she coult bring him across with her parents Pepsi wasnt frightened at all said Laurel She was very comfortable And Hew York gave the QE2 named after Britains reigning monarch a greeting befitting her royal status Two waterspraying iireboats flanked ths five blocklong lirer as she proudly sailed harbor past the lower Four of the county leaders spoke before the highways com mission headed by state Sec retary of Highways Robert G Bartlett on the pressing Import ance of a good highways system to the development of the peo ple of Huntingdon County Tne changes to be wroughtfey the coming of the Raystown were pointed out and the need for continuing highways projects which have been urged by both county and district personnel in order to maximize the benefits of the Raystown GIVEN SOUVENIRS The agenda for the morning included the presentation by HB and I leaders Donald G Ever hart and Robert E Menzter of Raystown groundbreaking souv venirs to Gov Raymond Shafer and Dr Maurice K Goddard secretary of the Department of Forests and Waters at ll30am in the governors reception room into The souvenirs were in apprecia Hew tion to the two men for their York skyline Hundreds of other ships most of them blowing their whistles scuttled around Contd on Page 5 support of the Raystown project The hearing with the highways commission began at am Contd on Page 9 Based On School Now In Operation Problems Programs Of VoTech Examined Americans t Reject New Red Charge PARIS United States today rejected Comma nist contentions that forces have intensified the fighting in South Vietnam We think that it is definitely not so and that it is important to make the record clear on this point said Henry Cabot Lodge chief US negotiator at the Paris talks on Vietnam Lodge spoke to newsmen as he entered the 16th session of the talks He said the United states seeks to set the record straight concerning the charges the other side has made that the United States has be HI intensifying the war in VieU navn Lodge made the statement to reinforce reports that the US delegation was looking to the Communists to come up with a new offer toward progress in the talks UC sources said the Ameri can relegation was hopeful high Communists officials may have brought back new offers to Paris from their trips home Since last weeks session senior members of eacl Communist delegation has returned to Paris SAIGON UPI Renewing their attacks on South Viet nams cities the Communists bombed Saigons main t post office and shelleoTHue Terrorists threw grenades into two crowds of people in the capital Allied headquarters said eight persons were killed and 38 wounded in the attacks includ ing four civilians dead and 16 hurt in the bombing of the central post office as it opened at am The resurgence of attacks on population centers coincided with the 16th session of the Vietnam peace talks in Paris where the Communists Wednes day reasserted their demand for the withdrawal of US troops from Vietnam Six 100 pound rockets slammed into Hue at 2 am today liitting near two hospi tals a school and a government office Three civilians were killed and two wounded Hue is the nations third largest city 390 miles north of Saigon on the coast UPI correspondent Nat Gib son said a 25pound terrorist bomb planted under a table erupted in the Saigon post office as about 30 South Vietnamese civilians were pick Contd on Page 5 were Hickes IncAlexandria general construction Pat Madden Plumb ing and Heating Hollidaysburg electrical heating construction Dale D Akin Inc Altopnaelec trical constructionand Glenn M Baker Plumbing Huntingdon plumbing construction The bids read by architect Walter Campbell of the Altoona firm of Campbell Rea Hayes and Large ranged from 200 to for the gen eral construction to on the electrical heat ing 5169000 to on elec trical construction and to for plumbing con Contd on Page 9 Nalivr Chairmen Display Poster Mr and Mrs James Reeves program and ticket chairmen for 20th Annual Charity Ball proudly display a poster which features information concerning the upcoming gala1 event Observance Will Be Very Quiet Truman Marks 85th Birthday INDEPENDENCE Mo President HarryS Tru man is 85aiid going on 100 today Although a few relatives and close friends may give the former chief executive birthday wishes at his large white frame house on Delaware Street Truman is expected to spend the day quietly There is a depending on the weather and the way he a birthday walk along the streets of Spruce Youth Listed As Missing Contd on Page 9 By Lynn StreijjhliH County News Editor Second of Series 0 If we begin to examine a votech school that is in operation we will quickly see what such a facility does land we will also find out very rapidly what problems are invol in establishing such a school on a county level The school to examine a visL Itlation to which was recently made by the Huntingdon County Cooperative Extension Service Executive Committee is the Jun Jiata Mifflin Counties Area yd Icattonal Technical School locat jed just off Route 522 east of Lewistown The school was completed and put info operation in October 1968 An open house was held Sunday March 9 this year On rch 13 the county committee spent a half a day touring the facility and talking to person nel who were in cliarge of the training being given lher2 1 COURSES The present curriculum con sists of 18 courses geared for 3 years cosmetology both sexes two yearsjdistributlve education warehousing both sexes 2 years general industrial me chanics boys 3 years Also general maintenance me chanics boys 3 years machinist boys 3years one or both sexes whose length mechanical drafting and design either two or three years All technology both sexes 2 years Cleanup Week In Alexandria Is Mav 1217 courses but food preparation food service and mechanical drafting and design technology are equipped to handle a maximum of 40 pupils Tltese exceptions are capable of train ing 30 and 20 pupils respectively at a time The eonrses Include advanced business boys and girls two plumbing and sheetmetal boys 3 years and scheduled courses In practical nursing both saxes for adults drawing graphic welding and housing all for adults MOST POPULAR Of the operating courses cos metology Is the most popular with the female students A modern years vocational agriculture uptodate shop it contains hexa boys three years agbuslness and horticulture boys 2 years apparql designand manufacture girls 2 years auto body mechanics boys 3 years auto mechnics boys 3 years Carpentry and millwork boys gonal tables with compartments and mirrors to serve six opera tors at a time The room is equip pedwith set areas sterilizers dryers manicurist bibles wig forms for drying CoId on Page 14 Plans for the Alexandria Bor ough Spring CleanUp Week set for May 12 through 17 were dis cussed at tho regular monthly meeting of Alexandria borough council Residents are urged to take advantage of this opportunity to have their winters accumulation of trash hauled away by the bor ough Trucks will travel through out the community on Saturday May 17 8 am and Bicycle Rider Hurt A 9yearold Huntingdon lad escaped serious injury last even ing when his bicycle was struck by a car on Eleventh Street in Huntingdon David Rains son of Mr and Mrs Lewis Rains 424 Ninth Street Huntingdon was treated at JC Blair Memorial Hospi tal lor contusions of both el bows both knees and right hip After being treated he was re leased to recuperate at his home Patrolman Frank Brulia of the Huntingdon Police Department in vestigated the pm mishap and said Arthur B Querry 61 of 503 Eleventh Street Hunting don was the operator of the 1965 Chevrolet sedan involved in the accident Querry was eastbound on Ele venth The Rains lad was north bound on the alley between Mlf flin and Moore and he rode onto Eleventh Streei directly into the path of the car Three eyewit AMOSD MEYERS Selected As Head Of JV Schools A Huntingdon County native Amos D Meyers will become supervising principal of the Jun iata Valley School District begin ning July 1 Meyers who has served as supervising principal of the Bermudian Springs Joint School System at York Springs since 1953 was elected to the post at the last regular meeting of the Juniata Valley Board of Education Meyers will succeed Oscar C Barkman whose resignation from the post becomes effective June 20 Barkmans career with Jun iata Valley has spanned 13 years as a teacher principal and chief school administrator An ordained minister Meyers served as pastor of the York Springs Methodist Charge from 1950 until 1963 His mother Mrs Carrie Meyers resides in Cherrytown which Meyers con slders his native community Prior to moving to York Springs he served as pastor of the MapletonMill Creek Metho Contd on Page 5 State Police reportedtoday that a 16yearold Spruce Creek boy Harry Richard Kocher Is missing from his home The youths mother Mrs Au drey Kocher Spruce Creek re ported that her son has been missing since 4 pm Tuesday when he failed to return home from school at Tyrone A re a High He is 70 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds He is of medium build has medium complexion brown hair and blue eyes When last seen he was wear ing a black jacket blue plaid shirt olive green trousers brown shoes and dark rimmed glasses State Police have sent a mis sing person teletype person re lative to the incident Independence during the early morning hours Kiss Mary Jane Truman the former presidents sister planned to visit the home and there may be others Phone calls are a certainty especially from Margaret Tru man Daniel the Trumans only child irs Daniel wife of Wew York Times Managing Editor Cifton Danil is starring in a summer stock play near New York and was unable to visit In the past other calls have come from fellow Democrats such as Lyndon B Johnson and Hubert H Humphrey Contd on Page 9 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 10 Classified Ads 19 Comics 17 Crossword 19 News of Yesteryear 6 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club 12 Sports 4 5 Sunday School Lesson 13 111 Attempt To Break Deadloek j Eban Says Nasser Is Main Obstacle THE WEATHER will pick up all refuse set on curbs told thal lne In disposable containers Trash should be that which Is not burnable however heavy ma chinery and car parts will not be accepted Contd on Page 5 ver was unable to avoid hitting the boy Querrys car skidded five feet before impact and 15 feet after hitting the bike ContdonPageS Cloudy warm and humid with scattered showers and thundershowers today tonSght and Friday High today and Friday in the mid and upper 70s Low tonight in Ihelnwctr and mid 60s The out look for Saturday diminishing cloudiness and cooler JERtSALEI anPresident Gamal Abdel Nas ser is one of the biggest obstacles to peace in the Middle East Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban said today He is too weak for war or for weak militarily at the moment for war and hes not strong enough politically to take the audacious and states manlike step of exploring peace Eban saidNasser is one of the deeper reasons for the continuing deadlock Nasser is In a difficult position Ebnn said in an exclusive interview The Cam briogeeducated diplomat lit a cigar as he relaxed In the book llnec study of the foreign ministers official reccJence A framed color photoraph of former President Lyndon B Johnson looked on as Eban talked of Nasser New Leadership Freer Hew leadership would be much freer to look at the 1967 war with a lucid realism without taking responsibility he said Eban said he woulcl turn down any Big Four proposals on peace in the Middle East proposed by US Special Envoy Gunnar V Jarring that did not please Israel Here we have the United States whose position is a policy that gives aminimal satisfaction to our basic ests taking that policy irtlp a bargaining process with ji the Soviet Union to whom Israels Interest dont matter at all Eban said He said again that Israel was Contd on Page 9
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