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   Daily News (Newspaper) - May 27, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED 4DS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building rcr Pa VOL 48 com HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY MAY 27 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 100 Final Approval Accorded Budget At Huntingdon Final approval of a balanced budget approval of the 1969 list of graduates and the employment of personnel highlighted ihe regular monthly meeting of the Huntingdon Area Board of Education held last night Fatally Hurt Meeting Geared To New Term Ready For July Kidnaper Gets Life Sentence DSCATUR Ga I only juror who wanted to free Gary Steven Krist in the kidnaping and burial of a Miami heiress apparently saved him from a death sentence I The jury after three hours and 24 minutes deliberation I convicted Krist Monday night but recommended mercy The bearded relaxed Krist 24 was sentenced to life imprisonment making him eligible for parole In seven years The determining factor in I the jurys decision Foreman H 11 Rainwater said was that no I harm had come to the victim TBarbara Jane Mackle 25year j old daughter of millionaire I Florida land developer Robert Mackle a personal friend of President Nixon The Emory University coed was buried 82 j hours in a coffinlike box in JDecember while her abductors in ransom I from Mackle Hard Feeling There was some hard Contd on Page 15 The session convened in the home economics room of the Huntingdon Area Junior High School with board president Richard J Endres presiding in the budget last prior to adoption based on mendations of the finance com mlttee A breakdown shows anticipated local revenue totaling with state revenues pegged at and federal rev enues anticipated by In connection with the budget approval the board also enacted taxes for the upcoming fiscal year These include the re enactment of the 40 mill real estate tax the Act 679 per capi ta tax of S5 and the Act 511 taxes which include a one per cent wage and profits one per cent real estate transfer and a SlO per capita tax As anticipated the board also approved levying of aSlOoccupa tional privilege tax This is the same tax levied by Hunt ingdon Borough and several townships and will mean that the school district and the municipal ities will divide the S1000 Also on hand were John E Binney superintendent Carl Bruno assistant to the super intendent Norman J Smith high school principal Robert Seal pello and Paul Moore assistant high school principals Attorney Contd on Page 14 JV Tax Structure Apollo 10 Will Remain Same M Moon Door When the 196970 Juniata Valley Schools budget is formally adopted it will be done without any change at all in tax structure SPACE CENTER Houston from the present year Directors moved in brief regular session 10s triumphant last evening to hold the tax levies at their present rates Intent to levy an occupational privilege tax for the 196970 school year had been approved by J1 directors at special session on 131 cillie J May 14 School solicitor Arty SUSAN S RUPERT Woman Is Killed In Accident The daughter of a former Hunt ingdon man was killed in an auto mobile accident near Baltimore early Monday morning according to word received here by rela tives Susan Showalter Rupert dau ghter of Mr and Mrs Chauncey B Showalter of 1209 Walker Avenue Baltimore was en route home with three friends after bowling Monday night when a car driven by an 18yearold youth crossed the medial strip and struck the car in which she was riding headon Susan rkJlng In the front seat was thrown through the windshield and was pronounced dead on arrival at the Maryland Medical Center The three friends in her car were ail critically hurt and the driver of the car remains in very critical condition The driver Contd on Page 15 A Lynn Corcelius advised the board that insufficient time re mains for proper notification of Intent to levy the tax Last evenings meeting of the board of education was geared to preparations for the new school year ELECTIONS Directors hired school board secretary Mrs Mary Jo Price to another fouryear term in that position The new term will begin July 1 They elected the Alexan dria Office of the Penn Central National Bank as treasurer for the school for the 196970 year The bank has already been named depository for the year Other elections included the naming of Dr D C Malcolm as Is Favored For Maor LOS ANGELES lic opinion surveys made City Councilman Thomas Bradley the favorite today to become the first Negro mayor of Americas third largest city Incumbent maverick Sam Yor ty poohpoohed the polls Yorty a Democrat predicted he would be returned to office for a third term Voting stations opened at 7 am with the city clerks office predicting that as many as 75 first per cent of Los Angeles 1127224 registered voters school physician John D Gut would cast ballots shall school dentist and ihe firm would shatter a record of Rice and Rice of Altoona as turnout of 66 per cent in the Stafford Cernan and Young auditors for the coming year April 1 mayoral pnmary when who Apollo Bradley captured 42 per cent of Coned on Page 2 astronauts have unlocked the door to the moon Apollo lls spacemen will walk through that door in July Thomas P Stafford Eugene A Cernan and John W Young flew home today bearing the knowledge on which space officials will affirm decision on the date for a manned lunar landing Even as Stafford Cernan and Monday to a Pacific Ocean splashdown East of American Samoa the three men selected to fly Apollo 11 to a lunar landing in the Sea of Tranquill ty practiced in spacecraft trainers at Cape Kennedy Outstanding Mission The Apollo 10 mission has been outstanding said Neil A Armstrong commander o f i 11 and tabbed as the American to set foot on the moon We are looking forward to hearing about it firsthand from Tom John and School Board At Mount Union Has Lengthy Session The Mount Union Area school direclors met last night in a lengthy and busy session and hired new teachers granted requests and accepted bids in preparation lor the 196970 school term Common Pleas Jurists Miss Pavdav House Rushes To Approve Pay Measure For Judges HARREBURG UPI The state House of Representatives pre Ipared today to push through hurry up legislation to enable Penn Isylvanlas 265 Common Pleas Court judges to receive the pay checks they missed Monday But despite the speed of the lease in acting on an appro riation measure which redis rflxites S67 million to conform rith court reorganization or dered by the 196768 Constitu ional Convention it may take everal weeks before the checks will be issued The measure must still go to he Senate where it cannot be ssed for at least three legis lative working days Since both legislative chambers are slated a twoday week this week nd the Senate is not to return ntil Tuesday June 3 it could the end of next week before measure reaches Gov Ray aond P Shaferjs desk The jurists were slated to re beive their Monday pis instead got a letter from he state auditor generals de ft roent noting the General issemblys failure to act aeant no funds were available to cover their regular pay checks The House quickly pushed up the appropriation bill Monday to position for final House ac tion today A second measure appropriates another 5245000 for judges salaries this year but there is no emergency ac tion needed on this one if the first bill is enacted The sec ond measure still rests in the House Appropriations Commit tee According to Pennsylvania law county court costs are paid by the counties but the state foots the entire bill for the salaries of judges There is a possibility chat ap propriation bills to cover Gov Raymond P Shafers proposed S253 billion budget may be in troduced in the General Assem bly in the near future But if Contd on Page 15 13 Policemen Shot At Seattle 6 Are Wounded n Texas Campus Bankers Hear PPG Executive ATLANTIC CITY NJ UPI Robinson F Baker board chairman of PPG Industries told the Pennsylvania Bankers Association today the govern ment should treat urban prob lems with patience under standing by using marketing principles to channel aid where it is most needed The Pittsburgh executive said governments must streamline and establish realistic priorities and he urged business to in crease its involvement in find ing solutions to the cities prob lems He said the performance of federal state and local prob lems in housing urban renewal and transportation has been tragically inadequate Although he was heartened by the Nixon Administrations po sition on urban problems and the business government ap proach Barker said we are a long way from creating the conditions that will encourage largescale mainstream parti cipation by industry in the at tack on urban sickness This will not happen regardless of the exhortations and appeals to Contd on Page 15 Sullivan Arrives In Paris PARIS US diplo mat experienced in secret contacts with North Vietnam has begun consultations with Allied delegates to the Paris talks an American delegation spokesman said today William H Sullivan former US ambassador to Laos talked with both the American and South Vietnamese delega tions in past weekend the spokesman said UJS officials declined to say what the discussions were about Sullivans presence again raised speculation moves might be afoot to establish new contacts with the Communist side away from formal negotia tions Sullivan arrived in Paris from the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization SEATO confer ence in Bangkok Thailand He is now deputy assistant secretary of state for Southeast Asian affairs and was credited with conducting secret contacts in Vientiane Laos leading to the vote to Yortys 26 per cent to force the runoff Bradley 51 who served 21 years on the Los Angeles police force before retiring to launch a political career must get votes from Los Angeles white population to win Negroes comprise only 17 per cent of Los Angeles registered voters a considerably lower figure than Cleveland and Gary Ind the other major urban centers with black mayors Contd on Page 14 The resignations of Wayne C Henderson tutoring program Mrs Marlene Leonard element ary and Dennis Weiss elected art teacher nt the April meet ing were accepted by tho board Mrs Martha Hall is retiring at the end of the school term Directors expressed appreci ation for her years of service The request of James Stewart vice principal to be transferred to a guidance counselor position at the same salary was granted by the board Edward Taliff will be moved to a social studies position in the school system Stewart also asked to be re lieved of all athletic duties at the end of this school term and agreed to help train the new director The job of athletic director at a year will be put up for bid from the present professional staff at the school The school district will ad Contd on Page 14 THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and warmer today high in the 70s Part ly cloudy and mild tonight low in the 50s Sunny and warm Wednesday high upper 70s to mid 80s Thursdays outlook sunny and warm Five Honor Students Cited 34 Get Diplomas At Forbes Road Thirtyfour seniors received diplomas last evening at com mencement exercises held at Forbes Road High School at Har risonville Prior to the presentation of the diplomas by Garey Sprowl supervising principal the mem bers of the graduating class were challenged to select a fourth by the guest speaker Dr Donald McGarey professor of education at Edinboro State College Using the topic Now The Fourth R Dr McGarey ack nowledged that the graduates had last years preliminary Vietnam received their public education he emphasized that time is of the essence regardless of which one is selected Janice Eichelberger class valedictorian spoke on the sub ject of changes which have oc curred are now happening and those which will come in the future Class salutatorian Dennis Mosebey talked about the many No Improvement In Foremens Condition No improvement is noted in the condition of Jack J Foreman 48 Mapleton Depot who was critically injured early Sunday morning in a fiery twocar crash ou Route 22 east of Huntingdon Stephen M Homolash 22 Mount Union was killed in the headon collision and John M Barchuk J26 509 North Shaver Street Mount Union was ser iously injured in the same fatality Improvement is noted in the condition of Barchuk at J C Blair Memorial Hospital in Hunt ingdon He is now listed in good condition and today he was sitting in a chair in his hospital room He suffered a fractured left fore arm cerebral concussion and Contd on Page 14 Bombers Pound Reds Near Saigon SAKJON waves of B52 bombers went after Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers endangering Allied troops near Saigon in the highlands and on the northern coast in overnight raids nounced today Two of the strikes came in support of hitting Communist approach routes to a highlands camp under attack and another supporting the UjS Lamar Plain offensive protect ing Tarn Ky 340 miles north of Saigon The brunt of the raids hit Viet Cong and North Vletna mese positions 29 to 91 miles northeast and northwest of Saigon where a series 01Allied bases protects the capitals outer defense ring Nine Battles They followed a total of nine battles Monday in which and South Vietnamese soldiers reported killing a total of 194 guerrillas from the Mekong Delta to near the Demilitarized Zone INSIDE THE NEWS talks that opened in Paris May and then discussed a few other Problems in the world and the TTila tt F iViri nl 13 1968 Secret talks between the United States and North Vietnam have been reported on several occasions since the two nations began public talks to end tie Vietnam War US officials have said they feel more progress could be made in private talks away from the publicity surrounding the formal meetings in their 19th week Clarify Position After Sullivans contacts in Contd on Page 15 Rs He listed Responsibility Re spect and Resources and urged the members of the senior class to make their own selection and Sixteen persons were wounded at least one critically in two hooting incidents Monday at Texas Womens University Three policemen were shoe and z dozen others injured and at least 36 pemonstrators were arrested in violence triggered bv a student Pi lot protest at Seattle Community College ifiarilie f HOI About 2000 students were imped on the lawn at the lesidence of Southern Illinois pmversity President Delyte iorris today in protest over at womens dormitories school has about 20000 And California Gov Ronald feagan said after Mondays tatehouse march by 7000 udents his mere presence on state campus could trigger a Violence began in Seattle khen police turned back nembers of the Black Students iJnlon and Students for a mocratic Society SDS at the main entrance of the college Fifty to 60 youths hurled bottles and recks at the police one of whom suffered a broken leg Police fired tear gas and the demonstration spread to the surrounding streets Three po licemen were wounded by gunfire All were hospitalized in good condition The students demanded one of the schools allwhite board of trustees resign to allow appointment of a black trustee Some 120 members of the Southern Illinois student senate Contd on Page 15 Is Blamed For Buzzing PHILIPSBURG Pa The Federal Aviation Agency says a Marine Corps pilot was responsible for two plane buz zing incidents over the Houtz dale Woshannon Valley High School Larry Kllian local FAA di rector said the pilot stationed at Grosse Isle Marine Corps base in Michigan was a for mer Houtzdale resident Killian said the pilots identi fication would not be revealed until Marine courtmartial pro Contd on Page 15 Van Zandl Will Speak At Bellville The Hon James E Van Zandt of Altoona special representa tive of Gov Shafer in Washing ton and a former Congressman will speak at Bellevilles Mem orial Day program The holiday ceremony will be held in front of the post home on Main Street Friday at 10 am A street parade will be held prior to the program Van Zandt a vsteran of World War I ana II and the Korean Conflict served as the national commander in chief of the Vet erans of Foreign Wars of tho United States for three years 193336 The veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship of will be pre sented by the post chaplain Rus sell R Weyandt after ths morn ing parade The senior band of Kishacoquillas High School will provide music for the prcgram and free refreshments will be served after the Memorial Day services CINDY FRAKER role of the student and young adult The commencement program opened with the hymn God of Our Fathers and the members of the class entered during the playing of Pomp and Circum stance The Rev Leonard Wright pastor of the Church of the Nazarene of Mt Tabor gave the invocation Several musical numbers were presented during the program including the class song The Impossible Dream Awards were presented to the seniors by Melvin Gutshall high school principal and he also pre sented the members of the class for their diplomas The class colors were blue and white and the motto was The Future is a World Limited Only By Ourselves The Readers Digest Award for the highest scholastic achieve ment was presented to Janice Eichelberger and the Danforth Foundation awards for good char Contd on Page 2i Ann Landers y Classified 16 17 Comics 13 Crossword17 Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club11 Sports4 5 Nixon Seeks To Scrap PO Dept WASHINGTON UPI ident Nixon asked Congress today to scrap the Post Office Department as it now exists and to create in Its place a governmentowned but indepen dent corporation to handle the nations mail Nixon told reporters that he considers the plan one of the most significant that he will make during his presidency Such a move would do away with the most widespread and long established source of political patronage Nixon participating in a briefing for reporters on a special message sent to the House and Senate said this was one of the aims of the changeover because he said politics had been made as important in the present operation as delivering the mail While the work of the post office is that of a business enterprise its organization is that of a political department the President said Tradition ally it has been run as a cabinet agency of the United States government one li which politics has been as Important as efficient mail delivery JANICE EICHELBERGER PATTY MCQUAIT Cold Weather Threatens Great Lakes Unseasonably cold weather threatened new records from the eastern Great Lakes to New England today The rest of the nation basked in pleasant weather By contrast Detroit had the lowest temperature among the nations big cities at 3 am EOT today with a 46 Tempera hires were in the low 50s at New York and Philadelphia and 47 at Boston while Minneapolis Minn reported a 70degree reading The sharp7 division was due to a cool high pressure area blanketing the northeast sealing it from the mild to warm weather dominating the rest of the nation Precipitation was minimal confined to thundershowers in the northern plains northern midwest the southeast and in the Pacific northwest   

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