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   Daily News (Newspaper) - May 20, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Harris burg Pa 17126 OL 48 NINE CENTS HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY MAY 20 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 94 Thieu To Meet At Midway On June 8 Crew Enjoying NearPerfect Trip Apollo Flight Is Right On Course SPACE CENTER Houston UPI Having the time of their lives but deadly serious about their work the three Apollo 10 astronauts sped nearer the moon and a live television show of its approach today A periolous task awaited them there At Tussey High Firemen Pour Water On Burning Building Five of tie seven streams of water poured on a Huntingdon apartment house at the peak of a blaze last evening are pictured in this Daily News photo Heavy black smoke from the burning structure at 530 Penn Street covered the down town area The building owned by Kenneth C Ughtner was one of the oldest structures in Huntingdon llies Win amburger ill Fight SAIGON roopers today stormed para to the lered summit of Hamburger in a 10day batle that one commander said was his toughest since World War n A battalion of the US 101st Airborne Division clambered to the peak of the 3000foot mountain overlooking the A Shau Valley behind a fusillade of artillery strikes and air raids It was their llth try at dislodging the estimated 600 North Vietnamese defenders irho had thrownback all 10 previous assaults from the bunkers they had dug deep into the side of the mountain At least 50 Americans and 250 North Vietnamese died in the battle for what the paratroo pers called Hamburger Hill for its appearance after 10 days of Contd on Page 2 Loss Estimated At In Smoky Fire Historic Structure Destroyed In Blaze Col Knott To Speak Col Ernest J Knott of Alex andria RD a retired Army officer and educator will be the main speaker at Memorial Day services to be held at the Huy ette Cemetery in Porter Town ship Hartslog Valley on Friday May 30 The Hon Joseph H Neff re tired county superintendent of schools will be the master of ceremonies for the program which starts at 11 am Neighbors relatives and friends are invited and urged to the holiday ceremony Military honors will be ac corded by the William P Spyker Post No 522 American Legion Alexandria color guard and firing squad The program follows Singing of America led by Mrs Robert B Whittaker Contd onPage Haitian Army Picks 3Maii Junta PORT AU PRINCE Haiti UPI The army today groomed three officers to form a governing junta in case President Francois Duvalier 62 dies wellinformed Haitian sources said Any such junta would proba bly be challenged immediately by Duvaliers secret police the Ton Tons Macoutes and the national militia the sources said The militia has 2000 more men than the army Duvalier seems certain to have suffered some sort of heart disorder last week if not more serious trouble from diabetes from which he has long suffered diplomatic sour ces said In Washington Monday Hai tian Ambassador Arthur Bon homrne arranged for newsmen to talk by telephone with a man Bonhomme said was Duvalier UPI correspondent Arthur Golden said the voice on the other end told him I am in good health in full control and I am the master of the Republic of Duvalier did not show up Contd on Page 10 One of Huntingdons oldest buildings a twostory dwelling at Fifth and Penn Streets was destroyed in a fire early last even ing that caused an estimated damage The original structurer a log house on the corner at 550 Penn Street was erected about 141 years ago in 1828 when the Pen nsylvania Canal was being built through the borough At one time it was known as the Hemphill property but later it became the property of the late Dr Henry Clay Chls olm prominent Huntingdon phy sician who had his home there and his office was located on the ground floor of a frame addition built at the eastern side of the original log structure DrChis olm once had a fine stable at the rear of the dwelling Firemen from Huntingdon Smithfield and Alexandria were called last evening to battle the Contd on Page 2 Balloting Under Way In County An important Huntingdon County primary election got under way smoothly at 7 am this morning with officials of the Huntingdon County Elections Board reporting no problems A spokesman for the board indicated that there were a few calls from the various election districts last night but hardly any calls this morning A light rain fell in the dis trict during the early morning hours but the weatherman called for skies to remain cloudy but without precipitation during most of the day Predictions of a voter turnout varied with some observers be lieving that the local contests would spark a heavy turnout for the balloting Highlighting the ballot for countianstoday was the battle between Judge R Merle Heff Attorney Morris MTer rizzi for the Republican and Far behind them at the Cape Kennedy takeoff point the Apollo 11 rocket and spacecraft assigned to land the first men on the moon two months from today headed for the launch pad That mission depends on how well Thomas P Stafford John W Young and Eugene A Cernan and the moon landing equipment they must check out perform in Thursdays all important test At mid morning the team of lunar scouts would be about 183000 miles from home and traveling at 2550 miles an hour Nearly Perfect Flight So far Stafford and his crew have had a nearly perfect flight Apollo 10s problems have been minor and the astronauts faced a quiet third day in space after their am EDT awakening Flight controllers on the ground still must decide whe ther Apollo 10 must fire its ConPd on Page 2 1 lg 53Minute UCP March Is Tonight Cerebral palsy just doesnt happen to an infantit also hap pens to a whole family Mrs George Sadosuk campaign chair man said in announcing the 1969 MidPennsylvania United Cere bral Palsy Association houseto house appeal for funds that will begin tonight The final phase of the health agencys current drive to raise S4300 is being carried to every residential section in Huntingdon County by volunteer workers Efforts to eventually eliminate cerebral palsy as the major crip pier of children are being con centrated on discovering all its causes and developing ways of preventing their occurrence Cerebral palsy is the result of damage to the motor con trol centers of the brain which may occur before or duringbirth It leaves its victims unable to control and coordinate tlieir muscles The consequences in Contd on Page 2 Democratic Party nominations for the judgeship of Huntingdon Hill Valley County Additional interest was stirred in some sections of the county in the battle for party nomi nation for the new District Just ice positions Contd on Page 10 INSIDE THE NEWS bounty Draft Board To 8 Men In June Huntingdon County today was directed to send eight registrants for induction into the armed forces on Wednesday June 11 Selective Service officials said orders directing the men to report on the above date will be in the mail today The draftees will be directed to report to headquarters 407 Penn Street Huntingdon at am on the above date They will travel by bus to New Cumberland Army Depot Ann Landers 3 Classified Ads12 13 Comics 11 Crossword 13 Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Our Readers Write 8 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club 9 Sports 4 A 1959 Chevrolet sedan stolen in Mapleton early Sunday morn ing was found yesterday in Hill Valley one mile south of Mount Union i The car owned by Arthur Fos ter and his sister Mrs Alma Chilcote of Mapleton Depot was abandoned when the left rear tire went flat It was parked at the barn of Mrs Ella G Welch Mount Union RD blocking the entrance to the milkhouse The left front door of the veicle had been damaged in an accident and the glove compart ment had been looted of anything of value Members of the Welch family reported that the car was parked along the highway north of the Contd JOHN A ENGELMANN Retired Colonel To Give Talk Tussey Mountain High School has slated its annual commence ment for Tuesday evening May 27 in the high school at 8 pjn Keynote speaker will be a re tired US Air Force colonel John A Engelmann of Rome New York On Sunday evening May 25 the annual baccalaureate service will take place in the school at 8 oclock with a sermon by the Rev Joseph L Hull pastor of the Church of God Saxton Speaker for Tuesday evening Col Engelmann is active in civic affairs in his home com where 7ohrVMarch 1 he became commissioner of public safety He Is past president of the Rotary Club of Rome and a director of the Chamber of Commerce and the YMCA Since his retirement from the armed forces inl962hchasbeen actively engaged in the insurance business and for two successive years was named top salesman for the northeast for his com pany Equitable Life Assurance Society Contd on Page 10 To Discuss War Peace In Vietnam WASHINGTON UPI Pres ident Nixon and President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam will meet on Midway Island June 8 to discuss the war and to reaffirm their unity of purpose the White House announced today Nixon and Thieu arranged the midPacific meeting after Thieu publicly urged such a meeting after conferring In Saigon with US Secretary of State William P Rogers Thieu called for an early meeting with Nixon following the Presidents speech last week outlining his administra tions position in the quest for peace in Southeast Asia This will be Nixons first meeting with Thieu since Nixon became President In January President Lyndon B Johnson conferred with the Saigon governments chief several times during his administration The White House announce ment of the meeting was made by Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler He said President Thieu of the Republic of Vietnam and President Nixon have agreed to meet together at Midway Island on Sunday June 8 The two presidents had Contd on Page 2 THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy and mild to day high mid 60s to mid 70s Mostly cloudy and a little cooler with scattered showers likely tonight low upper 40s and the 50s Wednesday most ly sunny and a little cooler high in the 60s Spurred By Dr Aaron Rahinowitz Rejuvenation Of Friends Of Library Is Successful Day Camp is fcr Hiking alster Tbdby M The rejuvenation of The Friends of the Juniata College Library was successfully accomplished on Saturday with a luncheon meeting of the Council of The Friends of the Library in the Shoemaker Gallery and In the afternoon at a tea in the Beeghly Library Inactive but not forgotten for the past decade or more the Friends of the Library was foun ded at Juniata in 1937 in recog nition of the interest of iiiss Lil lian Evans Juniata librarian from 1918 until 1952 in an or ganization to further the main tenance and expansion of library facilities at the college for the benefit of the student body At the luncheon Dr John C Baker chairman of the Juniata College Board of Trustees pre sided over the brief meeting and explained the cetails oi the new organizational setup In his few remarks Dr Baker empha sized his belief that college libraries are fundamental to the processes of education in that they provide access to the ac cumulated knowledge and wisdom of past years and he said an in sight iro the future Introduced to the luncheon guests by Dr Baker was Dr Aaron Rabinowitz New York phi lanthropist and authority on ur ban housing whose munificent gifts cf both money and valuable books to Juniata have been of in estimable worth in the upbuilding of the colleges library re sources Dr Rabinowitz who at 34 years of age is both witty and spry acknowledged Dr Bakers remarks and in so doing expla ined that he had been interested in books and had accumulated a considerable collection of some six to seven thousand volumes When the book collection of FPA Franklin P Adams came up for auction Dr Ra binowitz suddenly concluded that he did not wish to have his col lection disposed of in this fas hion and he commenced giving his books away Sometimes I gave them away faster than I could accumulate them he said with a smile lie cited the work of the Friends of the Library at Brandies Uni versity and in particular of the women of that organizatior and saic he expects that the many Contd on Page 7 Presents Replica Of Gutenberg Bible Dr John Stauffer left president of Juniata College and the chairman of the board of Dr John Baker center admire the replica of the Gutenberg Bible presented to the college by Dr Aaron Rabinowitz right rf New York City The presentation was the highlight of a tea held Saturday afternoon ges University Building Missouri State Police helped secure the Lincoln University campus early today after a fire heavily damaged the Student Union and gunfire blazed out of dormitories at firemen Three Negro students were wounded The 3 year old Student Union was damaged a bowling alley bookstore and cafeteria in the stone and brick structure were gutted and fires also caused minor damage to two other school buildings Memor ial Hall and the Library and a storage building near the dorms More than 200 white and black students fought early today at Ferris State College in Big Rapids Mich and state police were sent there Police said about 13 arrests were made and a number ol students Injured Cars were overturned windows broken and a dormito ry damaged police said as students threw bottles fire ConPd on Page 7 Mount Hope Church Hosts Convention The Mt Hope Baptist Church of Mount Union will host the conven tion of the Central Baptist Asso ciation beginning at 10 am Thursday May 22 through Sat urday May 24 Theme of the convention will be The Church Amidst the Chang Ing Years Moderator of the Central Bap tist Association is the Rev L S Morrison pastor of the Good win Memorial Baptist Church of Harrisburg Highlight events of the Thurs day session will Include the wel come address by the Rev E W Jarrett pastor of the Mt Hope Baptist Church The sermon will bo presented by the Rev W E Warmsley pastor of the Zlon Baptist Church in Reading Pa An Inspirational message will be given by the Rev Barnle War Yen pastor of the Faith Taber Baptist Church of Harris burg Thursday afternoon In the evening the sermon onPage   

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