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   Daily News (Newspaper) - May 10, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Harrisbwre Pa 17126 VOL 48 NBtE CENTS ERCOPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY MAY 10 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 86 Marines Cut Off Reds Heading For Da Nang Two Cars Demolished In Narrows Crash These two cars were demolished with total loss being yesterday afternoon in a traffic accident on Route 22 in Jacks Narrows Mrs Ruth Orndorii Huntirgdon driver of the Plymouth Barracuda right was seriously injured The driver of the Ford Thunderbird left told police she blacked out at the wheel crossed the threelane highway and hit the Orndorf vehicle Ill Primary Woman Is Jumata faculty injured Members Honored Seriously In Key Hisoayiie Meeting Nixon Key Aides Discuss Welfare KEY BBCAYNE Fla UPI President Nixon tanned and relaxed from daily yachting assembled Cabinetlevel advisers at his seaside villa today for policy talks on a range of controversial issues including campus unrest and the draft The conferees who do not County PBA Has Spring Meeting President Miss Gertrude L Butler and Herbert A Miller were honored last evening on College faculty the eve of their retirejnent from the Juniata A Huntingdon woman Mrs Ruth Orndorf 318 Mifflin Street was seriously injured in atrafflc Noted Lion Will Speak At Saxtoii Miss Butler professor of home accident on Route 22 in Jacks Narrows west of Mount Union yesterday afternoon inwhichbpth economics who began her teach vehicles were demolished ing career at the local college 34 lt one of four Friday years ago will continue as a mem crashes investigated by State ber of the Department of Educa poUce o the Huntingdon sub Uoa it was disclosed Miller station Five of the vehicles in associate professor of econo volved were damaged a total of mics is completing his 25th 56860 year Mrs Orndorf a caseworker Dr John Baker chairman of for the Huntingdon County Board Cue of the greatest meetings Assistance was eastbound at 3 pm driving a 1967 GRETCHEX A KROUSE Seeks Post f District Justice Gretcben A Krouse has an ounced her candidacy for the tiice of District Justice on the emocnuic ticket at the May 0 primary election Mrs rCrousa seeks the ramie tion for District ID which in ludes the boroughs of Mill reek Mapleton Shirleysburg nd Mount Union and the town hips o Brady Union and Shirlsy The candidate is presently a ustics of tlw Peace having held he position for eight years She s experienced and well qualified or the oifica she seeks She has tt ended and received cen ficates of attainment in ail the vailable schools of instruction summary civil and criminal aw as well as motor vehicle aw and procedure These schools re given under the direction Contti on Page 12 the board of trustees speaking v at be annwl TrusteeFaculty in area lacxusm w11 be held at Dinner in Lesher HalL praised Plymouth Wacuda the Saxton Fire nail nest Tuesday the well known and popular pro Mrs Yeverly Tnh evening May 13 at 7 oclock It will be the Saxton Lions Contd on Page 12 Clubs 3Sth Charier Night cele bration and the main speaker will always see eye to eye including Vice President Spiro T Agnew Attorney General John N Mitchell and Health and Wel fare Secretary Robert H Finch There was no set agenda according to Press Secretary Ronald L Ziegler The freefor all meeting scheduled to begin at 10 ajn EOT was expected to include welfare proposals Nixon has been studying here and plans to broaden the coverage of unemployment compensation Political Considerations In addition to other key White House staffers the presence of Rogers C B Morton chairman of the Republican National Committee indicated GOP poli tical considerations are in volved Nixon kept mum on the new Viet Cong peace plans as pressure mounted from con gressional leaders including Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield to give the proposal serious consideration So far the Florida White House has steadfastly refused Contd on Page 2 The spring meeting of the Hunt ingdon County Bankers Associa tion was held at Motel 22 with Jack Diffenderfer asking the invocation Following a delicious swiss steak dinner Dean M Lesnett president of the organization conducted a short business meet ing with secretarytreasurer Ida Spyker reading the minutes and giving the treasurers report Mary McCarty gave a report from the budget committee for 1969 The association again voted to continue the support of the local 4H training program A special guest at the meet ing was J Robert Reeder dir ector of banking operations from the Pennsylvania Bankers As Contd on Page 12 be Noshir X Pundole the great StatlOll VS dia who is a candidate Lion of India for the office of third vice presi Pj pp dent of Lions International the worlds largest service organi 1 Of zation The annual election will TllMlil be held oest month at the inter national convention in Tokyo Japan Pundole a past Lions Inter national director has earned the In Contd on Page 12 THE WEATHER cloudinesswin dy and cool with scattered sho wers today and chance of a thundershower this afternoon and evening High 48 to 54 Partly clouciy and cool with a few showers tonight Low 35 to 42 Sunday mostly cloudy and little change in temperature with scattered showers High in the lower 50s The outlook for Mondaj partly cloudy and cool with a chance of showers An Alexandria mans station wagon was damaged early Friday morning while he was en route to the David Piper home fire in Jackson Township Hunt ingdonRJ32 Russell D LaForce 32 Bos 2S2 Alexandria operating a 1967 P lymotith station wagon was ing for the blaze at 120 a on travelling on Route 26 William Leroy Lighmer 27 Box 29 Petersburg operating a 1961 Reo fire truck tanker owned by thfc Shavers Creek VaU ley Volunteer FireCompanywas also en route to the P iper erty Lighmer missed the cutoff Mapleton Depot RD was west bound driving a 1961 FordThun derbird sedan Mrs Boozel told State Police that she blacked out at the wheel of her car The vehicle first went onto the left north berm for a distance and then crossed the threelane highway to the southern berm where the left rear struck a guard post The earthen veered back into the eastbound lane at a sharp angle into the path of the eastbound Orndorf Contd on Pape 2 Candidate Meeting To Be Monday Span Built In 1889 Covered Bridge Week Underway Too often the tide of progress destroys many beautiful landmarks but fortunately some 300 covered bridges many existing for more than a century remain to enhance Pennsylvanias country sides Today marks the openingof Covered Bridge Week a period location He still resides within set aside to honor these testimon sight of the span ials to the pioneers who struggled Laird recalls that John Lynn to mold a way of life in the and Enoch Rogers were the car Keystone State penters while three brothers Only one covered bridge reJohn Sam and Shade Booher mains in Huntingdon County were the masons who built the todaya It is located in Cromwell sturdy stone abutments and walls Township along Route 522 about The original bridge was built 215 miles north of Shade Gap of pine except for the plank MILES DELL JR Capt Jack Lions Pick Officers A Huntingdon Machine Shop employe has been elected to head the Captain Jack Lions Club for the coming year Miles Dell Jr will be installed as the club president at the June 2G meeting of the service organi zation Dell headed a slate of 10 of ficers chosen at the annual election He succeeds Robert A Whitsel as president and will serve until June 1970 Filling the first vice presi dents slot will be Terry L BoxvserJames Lechliter is the new second vice president and William Clark will be the third vice president Tom Car son becomes the new secretary and Paul Deter will be the treas urer Elected as Tail Twister was Leo Garner anil Denver Pritt was chosen Lion Tamer Henry Schueck and RaymondSteele were picked to serve two years as directors of the club Hold over directors are Charles Bow ser and Carl Gladfelter The meeting was called to Contd on Page 12 Kill 129 In Two Days Of Fighting DA NANG South Vietnam Marines marched tor two nights without sleep to attack North Vietnamese troops headed toward Da Nang and killed at least 129 in two days of fighting military spokesmen said todty Four other battles between Saigon and the Cnmbodian border involving UJS infnntry men and air cavalrymen supported by tanks and air strikes left 61 Communists dead The fight near Da Nang moved into its second day today More than 1500 Marines marched toward the Vu Gia River where 400 North Vietna mese troops were trying to burst through Allied lines its like a turkey shoot said Lt Col James Higgins 37 of Glendale RJ We broke up a gathering of the clan We have got them outgunned and outnumbered Marine casualties were re ported as six dead and 12 wounded Was No Escape The Communists split into 10 and 15man groups and made Contd on Page 2 The public is reminded of the near Saint Church Built in 1889 the typical cover Marys Catholic floor which was made of oak A plaque on the bridge attests r to the fact that it was built in road to the fire scene and stopped candidates meeting on Monday ed bridge spans Shade Creek and 1889 and renovated in 1954 when it is still in good condition Raymond A English Roy H Ralph Laird who will mark Zeigler and Wilbur A Shields 81st birthday in October were the county commissioners Contd on Page 12 l Budnelinii Practices Are Necessary inaiicing Outlined enefits Considered Contd on Page 2 on the highway cue mile south May 12 at S pm when candi of Ennisville dates for Judge of the Hunting LaForce a volunteer fireman don County Courts will appear to answer questions relating to was born near the 79yearold Several years ago the old span their candidacy The meeting span which was erected after the was repaired and repainted and will be held in Room A201 of the Spring Flood of 1889 took away within the next few days the Science CompJex at Juniata Col the original bridge from that lege Guides will be stationed at the blic John B Kunz will be the mod erator for the evening There will be an opportunity for wri tten questions from the audience as well as prepared statements by the candidates R Merle Hef Jner and Morris Terrizzi Loss In Piper Fire Estimated At Estimates of the loss in the David Piper fire Friday in Jack son Township have been set at lor the house and for the contents Piper a grand son of the Piper airplane family made the estimates The home had been completely remodeled from the shell a Contd on Pace 2 In Promotion 3 Winning Letters Selected The letters of three young sters have been chosen as the best of over 1000 written by Huntingdon area elementary school children on why they love their mothers The letters are part of the big Huntingdon Retail Merchants promotion for Moth ers Day Robert Seibert age seven of 433 Church Street Huntingdon Is winner of one of the three bonds being awarded by the mer chants as prizes Other winners are Keith D Fetterhoof age 10 of Mill Creek a student at the BradyHendersonMill Creek School and Mary Clark age 11 of Huntingdon R J3 2 The winning letters were chosen by wives of the Hunting don Area Jaycees who spent hours pouring over the 1000 or more letters trying to select winners The best letters from three different age groups were chosen under 8 years old 8 to 10 years old and 11 to 14 years old Bonds will be presented to the youngsters at 2 pm today at Contd on Page 12 door to direct the pa if By Lynn 8treiihti County News Editor chipped in their share they want The public men and women are cordiliy invited Candidates meetings always ed that votech school that badly nonpartisan in nature arealong Fourth and last of series The financial obligation incumbent Money for the first years op tune tradition of the League of pen the county which opes for avotech school is something that eration was advanced by the state Women Voters which is spon Ul simply have to be faced Poverty pleas in the age of OEO DA Appalachia and project etc etc etc is no longer a in two payments in August soring this particular evening and in February each payment President Richard M Nixon in easonable excuse Great effort has been sub ituted in the minds of the federal for the formidable rior catch phrase lack of pocket ish Going back to our illustration e JuniataMifflin Counties Arta School was ocistructed and financed at a rtal cost of FINANCING Of the construction funds jproximately 50 per cent came mom federal and state sources 1150000 The remainder was lised by bond issue 31560000 rough the creation of a unicipal authority The bonds aid at 352 per cent interest ere one of the final issues approved in the state belore a hike in bond interest now bring ing in about 53 per cent on similar items The majority of the bond money and other funds were invested during the construction of the school with the result that a sum of 597500 has been real ized so far from these invest merits Tight practices were absolutely necessary to rriake this sort of project go Annual payment on the bonds amounts to 8110000 based or a 20year issue which the school expects to have paid off in about 16 years SCHOOLS CHIPPEDIN The school districts involved representing 50 per cent of the total years expenses This sum the total amount was deducted proportionately from the school districts A tax increase of one null or actual value provided sufficient income to go ahead with the pay ments FIRST BUDGET A budget of 5470230 was set up for the first fiscal current fiscal year The biggest item was 8219390 for instruction most of it going for salaries and some 826840 of the amount intended lor teach ing supplies Next largest item is the debt service 5112030 and then amounts for administraliir rcmtd on Pfge 12 his speech to the League on its 50th anniversary stated that he first presented himself formally to the public at a League Cardi Contd on Page 10 INSIDE THE NEWS 10 10 11 9 11 Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics Crossword Historical Sketches 6 Obituaries 2 On Stage Live7 Society Club8 4 Old Landmark Delights Photographers This covered bridge the only oic remaining in Huntingdon County was erected 79 years ago following the Spring Flood of 1889 It is located at Cromwell Township along Route 522 north of Shade Gap It spans Shade Creek and hundreds of tourists stop annually to photograph the landmark Covered Bridge Week ppens in Pennsylvania today   

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