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   Daily News (Newspaper) - May 29, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 NDJE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY MAY 29 1969 PHONE 6434040 Kidder Peabody Proposal On Bond Truce Get8 NO 102 SAIGON The Viet Cong and North Vietnamese began a 48hour truce for The Juniata Valley School Board recommended and tha Juniata Valley School Authority accepted the proposal of investment banker Kkider Peabody and Company Inc for the purchase and sale of in Pennsylvania School Revenue Bonds series of 1969 The municipal bond purchase by Kidder Peabody and Company was agreed to last evening in a joint meeting of school board and authority in the Juniata Val ley High School Cafeteria Sale of the bonds will finance construc tion of the new elementary cen ter designed by Campbell Rea Hayes and Large The proposal of Kidder Pea body contains a number of fea tures highly favorable to the citizens of the JV School Dis trict Druing the two weeks since the May 14 joint meeting while the bond issue was being shaped the time was reduced from 20 years to 15 years for closing out the issue which has result ed in cutting the amount of in terest to be paid in half STATE BEARS 75 PERCENT As proposed about 75 per cent of the cost of the issue is being Contd on Page 10 Lodge Is Trying To Narrow Range Of Viet Peace Talks reporting one minor Million Complaint Is Dismissed A million dollar damage suit filed by a Saltillo man against District Attorney Newton C Taylor and state Trooper Carl F Regitz of Huntingdon has been dismissed in an order handed down by Frederick V Follmer US senior district judge UjS District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania The complaint filed under the Civil Rights Act in torma paup eris was initiated by Ronald Lee Hileman of Saltillo now an inmate at Huntingdon County Jail Hileman 28 was found guilty of forgery and receiving stolen goods by a jury on Friday May 2 The same voir dire panel acquitted Hilemau on a charge of larceny and before the case went to the jury Judge R Merle Heffner ordered a directed ver dict of acquittal on a burglary charge The charges against Hileman I were the result of an incident at the office of Eugene B Ellinger Huntingdon building contractor in Smithfield Town ship j Hileman sought real and inpunativedamages against DA Taylor and Trooper Regitz Follmers memorand I um Issued May 27 was received at the district attorneys office yesterday The memorandum follows Plantiff Hileman charges that I oa or about Feb 21 1969 he was arrested on a charge of burglary and larceny by defend I ent Regitz a Pennsylvania State Contd on Page 10 Simultaneously headquarters released figures showing the US death toll has surpassed 5000 this year but is running 40 per cent lower than last year 7 The report said 265 GIs died J HIlC i last week Huntingdon Graduation and 1863 suffered sharp dropoff from the 430 killed and 2185 wounded the previous week in sharp fighting across South Vietnam According to their announce ment last week the Commu nists began their twoday cease fire at 7 am US and South Vietnamese troops were pledged to a 2 4hour truce beginning at 6 am Friday which Is the official national holiday Guerrilla gunners in the predawn hours before the standdown shelled 30 towns and Allied camps inflicting what US spokesmen called light losses but followed up one of the barrages with Huntingdon Area High School will hold its eightyninth annual commencement on Saturday ing June 7 beginning at 8 oclock in the high school gymnasium The program will be devoted to messages by outstanding mem bers of the Class of 1969 including the class ians and the salutatoriam Also making remarks during the evening will be Norman J Smith principal and John ney superintendent of schools Mr Smith will present the ates and their names will be read by Carl Bruno assistant to the superintendent and Robert Scalpello assistant principal Commencement Exercises On Sunday College Hill Set For Big WeeKend A raft of activities all centered around the ninetythird annual commencement exercises will take place this weekend on the campus of Juniata College INSIDE THE Ann Landers 6 Building Paee 8 The first incident reported after 7 am involved a group of Viet Cong firing on a US Classified Ads 14 15 Comics11 Crossword15 Editorial12 Farm Page7 Obituaries2 Sunday School Lesson 8 Society Club9 Sports4 5 Television Programs 6 7 northwest of Saigon Military spokesmen said the copter was not hit Seven waves of B52s bombed a Communist buildup near Dak To in the Central Highlands overnight in one of their most concentrated strikes in recent weeks Other Stratoforts raided Communist approaches to Sai gon The latest fighting on a front Contd on Page 5 ground Diplomas will be awarded by Richard Endres president the board of education and by Super intendent Binney Special music will be presented by the Huntingdon Area High School Choralairs under the dir Contd on Page 5 Student Of US Navy Nuclear Submarine Comedy Of Errors Blamed In Sinl United Fund Plans Are I Re viewed Representatives of the eleven agencies of the Hunting Ion County United Fund met on Wednesday at Hotel Penn Hunt to ieview plans and programs for fhe 196970 countywide drive H Gerald Quigg a member bf the United Fund board of Directors and the campaign ca presided at the meeting nd informed agencies about he progress of the appeal to ate the campaign plans in each livislon and the role of the agencies in this years effort Contd on Page 3 VALLEJO Calif UPI The million nuclear submarine Gulttaro sank at a Navy pier in a comedy of errors during which one work crew pumped water into the bow to level the vessel while another poured water into the stern for an experiment according to congressional Investigators The submarine settled in 36 feet of water while undergoing final preparations for commis sioning at Mare Island Naval Shipyard on May Navy brass attended an Armed Forces Day dinner in Vallejo T T addressed by Assistant Navy T Or JUllC Secretary James D Kittle The Guittaro was refloated by The stamp plan schedules for shipyard workers in three days nonassistance families using or Restoration work is underway wishing to use the federal food End Hearings stamp program were announced A special threemember team today of the House armed services Outpost hours for June begin subcommittee ended three days at 10 am on Tuesday June 3 of closed hearings Wednesday at the community room in the and concluded the submarine Union National Bank and Trust sank as a result at the Company Mount Union student protests slackened Wednesday as the end of the semester neared for many schools But militants and officials dickered over events begun by past demonstrations C W Post College in Brookville Long Island NY closed most of its eight dormitories today six days ahead of schedule because of racial tensions There had been fist fights during the weekend and a white student was stabbed College officials said most of the students would have com pleted examinations by tonight and those who didnt would be consolidated in dorms remain ing open Contd on Page 5 Saturday will see the return of many Juniata alumni to the Huntingdon campus when the Alumni Association sponsors the annual Alumni Days Classes celebrating reunions include 1944 1938 1939 1940 1929 and 1919 Special recognition will go to the class of 1919 who will hold their fiftieth reunion Reunion dinners will be held in the Col leges dining facilities Saturday evening and there will be a special recognition of faculty and staff members with 25 years of service to Juniata The Juniata College Choral Union and College Community Orchestra will present their an nual commencement concert In Oiler Auditorium at pan Saturday The performance Is aided by the Recording Industries Trust Fund The concert is under the dir ection of Mr Bruce Hirsch chairman of the music depart ment and director of choral organizations at Junlata Over 150 instruments and voices are Contd on Page 3 Broad Head Start Organizes A Policy Advisory Committee for the Broad Top Area Head Start program for summer 1969 was created at a recent meeting at the Robertsdale Lions Club building The group met for purposes of hiring and policy making for the Head Start pro Two Issues Highlight Session PARIS Chief US negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge today attempted to narrow discussion in the Vietnam peace talks to the topics of a mutual troop withdrawal by the United States and North Vietnam and a political settlement Western diplomats had said they had little optimism that the 19th session of the talks could produce much progress with North Vietnams detega tion leader absent Lodge told newsmen as be A number of visiting dlgni entered the talks of the items he was emphasizing My speech today singles out Dark Hollow Road Site Of Dedication Dark Hollow Roads the spot Fridaywhen ceremonies of ded ication of the new Shirleysburg Water System will be held at 2 pjn The dedication will mark the highlight of Memorial Day events in the historic community Linking present with past the dedication will be followed by a Memorial Day parade with band fire company and Scout units and refreshments to follow served by Croghans Men at the Shirleysburg town hall x present for the dedication headlined by Senator D Elmer Hawbaker the keynote two aspects Lodge said One speaker Council President FrankChes ney and Municipal Authority Prey sldent Preston Souders Invite all persons in the area to attend these events Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 3 Daily Publish On Friday There will be a Daily News on Memorial A regular edition of the paper will be published tomorrow m orn ing for distribution at approxU mately 11 am The early press time Is designed to allow employes an opportunity to enjoy the holiday with their families Kennedy Birthplace Dedicated BROOKLINE Mass The birthplace of John F Kennedy was dedicated as a national historic site today the 52nd anniversary of the slain Presidents birth Mrs Joseph P Kennedy who gave birth to Jack on this date in 1917 In the master bedroom of the modest three story house at 83 Beals St presented the deed to the house to Interior Secretary Walter J Hickel in simple ceremonies The National Park Service will maintain the home and assist visitors at the shrine seven days a week The Kennedys who sold the house in 1920 for a larger home nearby for their fastgrowing family repurchased it in 1966 and restored it to its condition when John was born Besides John Kennedy his sisters Rosemary and Kathleen were born in the grayshingled green shuttered n i n eroom home The home where the Kenne dy children romped between 1914 and 1920 is distinguished Contd on Page 3 A grant of approximately 200 has been provided through TriCounty CAA to fund the pro gram which will include the set ting up of four centers two in Defiance one in Dudley and one in the RobertsdaleWood area The 21 parents and interested citizens present at the meeting organized the Policy Advisory Committee and chose Mrs Elsie Gates of Robertsdale chairman and Mrs Ruth Hlle of Dudley secretary Miss Mary Kay Sitch 1969 spring graduate of State College a Wood resident was hired as head teacher for the summer Head start Other teachers will be Adlna White Langdondale Karen Ann Me Clain Robertsdale and Rose Mary Taylor Broad Top City Confd on Page 3 THE WEATHER Sunny and warm today high in the mid and upper 80s A chance of showers and pos sible thundershowers tonight low to the 60s Partly cloudy and not quite as warm on Memorial Day high in the 70s Outlook for Saturday mostly sunny and pleasant of them is mutual troop withdrawals and the other Is a political settlement Its become clear that these are of particular interest and such other Important questions as the release of prisoners for instance are affected by these two issues Lodge said Xuan Thuy head of Hanois delegation was on his way home for consultation with President Ho Chi Minh with stops in Moscow and Peking on the way Col Ha Van Lau Tints deputy at the talks took his place But Western diplomatic spokesmen felt little progress could be made with Thuy gone Contd on Page 5 UF Campaign Materials Are Displayed New Trooper Assigned To Huntingdon State Trooper Dennis T Yar borough of Blue Ridge Summit Franklin County has been assigned to the Huntingdon State Police Substation for duty with the traffic division He reported for duty yesterday Sgt Andrew S Mazak station commander said today The substation now has a 21 man complement Yarborough a graduate of the State Police Academy at Hershey is a native of Panama City Fla He resided in Ohio tor 12 years and for the past three years has been living in Pennsylvania He is a graduate of Xutland Ohio High School and he attend ed Kent State Ohio University Roars Into Red China HONG KONG munist China said today the worst tidal wave it has experienced In 80 y e a r s smashed ashore in 22foot tides on April 23 sweeping inland for 13 miles and sending 100000 persons fleeing Powered by high winds in a snowstorm the wave hit a 45 mile stretch of the nations eastern Po Hal shore and within three hours water covered 1100 square miles Peking Radio said The broadcast called the wave disastrous Indicating heavy losses of life and property but did not give casualty figures It said the water 13 miles inland had reached depths of three feet At least 15000 persons were stranded on one Island Peking Radio said rescue workers shouted the thoughts of Mao Tsetung to overcome the winds waves and freezing temperatures Contd on Page 3 Task Force On Total Environment Nixon To Launch Pollution Study KEY BISCAYNE Fla UPI President Nixon summoned his chief science adviser to his vacation headquarters today to unveil a new White House study on ways to halt mans pollution of his environment Nixon was expected to announce appointment of a special task force on the total environment after with his adviser I DuBridge former the California of Technology During a trip two months ago to the beaches at Santa Barbara Calif the President expressed his concern about the smoke smog noise and pollution that foul mans environment and announced his intention to initiate a study to determine what the federal government can do about it The Presidential survey also would carry out a campaign pledge Nixon made to focus the resources of the federal govern ment on keeping lakes streams and air clean and surroundings agreeable The President his wife Pat and daughter Tricia arrived Wednesday night for a fourday Memorial Day weekend at his bayside villa Daughter Julie and her husband David Eisen hower were flying in from Contd on Page 3 conferring Lee A Will Attend Jrmix Donna Black Is Selected As Smithfleld Fire Queen J 411 flMl for 1V4 years before joining the this fall and study nursin A pretty blond haired blue eyed lass Donna Black has been selected the 1969 Miss Smith field Fire Queen Miss Black 17 Isthedaughter of Mr and Mrs Donald WBlack of 1028 Pennsylvania Avenue Smithfield Donna a senior at Huntingdon Area HighSchoolis studying the academic course and is a member of the Dramatic Club She plans to enter the Polyclinic Hospital in Harrisbure Mrs Jean Stapleton executive secretary of the Huntingdon County United Fund displays material to be used in the forth coming annual appeal Presentation was made during luncheor olanning session yesterday Also pictured standing left to right William A Sutherland Mrs John C Horn and Samuel E Gordon seated left to right Miss Elizabeth Bell Mrs Wesley Porter and Capt Sandra Ryan US Army He served three years in the armed forces and was honorably discharged last Feb 14 Trooper Yarborough is mar ried and he is the father of a 17montlvold boy This is the second annual queen that Smithfield Fire Company bos sponsored in the annual fire mens convention Donna was one of seven contestants competing for the tide of Miss Smithfleld Contd on Page 5 WASHINGTON UPI Fifty nine congressmen and 20 of their aides will attend the Paris Inter national Air Show during the Memorial Day recess It will cost tens of thousands of dollars They will go at taxpayer ex pense Sources Involved in making ar rangements for the trip sId from six tolO wives also would go traveling at their own ex pense How much the trip would cost the taxpayers was not Immedi ately available Capitol Hill offi cials said arrangements were handled by the State and Defense Departments and their spokes men refused to give details A rough estimate could be cal culated from the number going and the a day maximum al lowance If the full 59 members and staff went and stayed for a week the total for dally expenses would be Not included would be the cost of travel for lawmakers flying on commercial airlines a round trip first class ticket costs the expenses of flying the Air Forceplane the money to be laid out by the US Embassy in Paris to host the party and the hours of preparation the state and defense employes spent on the project Among those on the house scl ence and astronautics commltee signed up was Rep James Ful DONNA BLACK Offices To Close Huntingdon County Courthouse offices will be closed tomorrow Memorial Day Friday May 30 The offices will be open on the regular schedule Saturday until the noon hour   

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