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   Daily News (Newspaper) - May 30, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Hirrisbi re pa 1712 VOL 48 turn CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FRIDAY MAY 30 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 103 rogress Not Likely Until After Midway Nixon IhieuEnj0ying Sun Surf In Florida Conference Is Critical in PARK UP line Vietnam talks is unlikely until after the June 8 Midway island conference between resident Nixon and President fguyen Van Thieu of South I Vietnam Allied officials said to day Also holding up progress is Jthe absence of chief North Vietnamese negotiator Xuan uy the officials said He is len route to Hanoi Deputy VS Lawrence F Walsh I flew back to Washington for onsultations Thursday night The 19th session of tne talks iThursday produced no move merit both sides said The INorth Vietnamese and Viet ICong delegations stuck to their primary demands which Allied I negotiators rejected as incor Irect unreasonable and illogi The Communists Thursday lagain demanded the uncondi Itional withdrawal of US and Allied forces from South Vietnam They said the prob llem of Vietnamese forces in ISouth Vietnam was one to be worked out between the Vietna Jmese delegations Washington and Saigon have Confd on Page 2 Nixons Spending Relaxing Holiday KEY B1SCAYNE Flau UPI President Nhton enjoying holi day family togetherness planned to celebrate Memorial Day today relaxing in the sun and surf at his beachfront compound Kiwanians Vofold iighways essage Robert E Hetherington dir actor of public information for he State Department of High lys spoke to Kiwanis Club members and guests at the noon puncheon Thursday The germ of his message was that lack of safety on Pennsylvania highways was more the cause of individual driving ibits than unsafe constructions and that the license jtion fee for passenger vehicles an absolute necessity if the intends to maintain its high Iways program at the presentlevel service SEE DOUBLED The speaker noted that in 19 63 the year he became public information director for the high ways department the road program totaled million I half of the million spent Contd on Page 2 There were indications the first family may fly to Grand Cay in the Bahamas to Join Robert Abplanalp milllonare friend of the President at his island estate Abplanalp of Bronxville NY president of Precision Dial Corp has been a frequent guest at the White House lately and last weekend flew to Washington to yacht on the Potomac River with Nixon His Atlantic Ocean playground is being transformed to accommo date a Presidential helicopter and an instant White House communications network The Presidents patriotic flor al wreath honoring the nations war dead will be laid on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery by Vice President Splro T Agnew Nixon has proclaimed the holiday a special day of prayer for those who gave their lives in Vietnam and all wars The chief Executive was in Florida for a long weekend stay his last for the summer Starting next week he was expected to begin spending more time In California at his newly purchased San Clemente estate fronting the Pacific Ocean Nixon worked on official papers Thursday with his White House chief of staff H R Haldeman He also was work ing on two campus speeches he Contd on Page 2 0 D1 Uiaze Fire Brings Warning A windwhipped forest fire burned over 18 acres in Logan Township yesterday afternoon and last evening Rothrock Dis trict Forester Ralph Schmidt said today The blaze brought from Sch midt a warning that the danger of forest fires Is extremely critical at present since the area has had no appreciable rain fall of late Yesterday the humi dity was down and there were winds that gusted at up to 15 mph at times The Logan Township fire was on land owned by Logan Country Club Robert Weston Altoona president The burned over area is between Chilcote Hollow and the old Petersburg Pike The fire started at an old abandoned sawdust pile and it was reported at 4 pm by the Loop Fire Tower atop the Williams burg Mountain Schmidtsaid that it last evening before the fire was brought under control Five fire wardens and about 30 men were called to battle the blaze There also were seven on Page 2 OrbisoniaRockhill Low Bid For Project Is The apparent low total bid for the construction of the proposed OrbisoniaRockhill sewage treat ment system is The bids on four contracts are being reviewed today by the consulting engineer Buchart Horn of York and attorneys Opening of the bids for the project took place on Wednesday evening at the Southern Hunting don County High School The bids were received by the OrbisoniaRockhill Joint Munici pal Authority They were for the building of a secondary sewage treatment plant and a sewage interceptor system The work is divided into four contracts and there was a total of nine bidders with some firms bidding on as many as four con tracts The apparent low bidder for the sewage construction was Fayette ville Contractors Inc Fayette ville at Trindle Construction Company Carlisle was the apparent low bidder for the general construct ion at For the mechanical construct ion contract the low bidder was Moseman Construction Company Inc Harrisburg at Nikolaus Electrical Construct ion IncColumbla was the low bidder for the electrical contract on Page Setting For Memorial Day Rites At Huntingdon The GAR monument in Riverview Cemetery was the site with Old Glory for Huntingdons traditional Memorial Day ceremonies planned the background for 11 am today This Daily News photo shows the monument floating in the breeze atop Flag Pole Hill in Session Holland On Planning County Total Contrary To State Trend Secondary School Enrollment Dips Daily News Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG to the statewide trendfewer youths are enrolled in Huntingdon County public secondary schools this year than a year ago according toareport by the State Department of Public Instruction INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers5 Classified ads10 11 Comics 9 Crossword11 Obituaries 2 On Stage Live12 Courthouse Roundup 5 School Page8 Society Club7 Sports4 Concert Will Be Saturday The dominant German com poser and the master and molder of the Italian musical scene dur ing the nineteenth century are Joined by a relatively unknown composer In the Juniata College Commencement Concert The program will begin at pm In Oiler Auditorium and is one of the special events planned for Juniatas commencement weekend The public Is invited Contd 01 page 2 Overall the dip for the county is from a secondary enrollment of 4200 during the school year to 4190 for the current school year Interestingly perhaps Hunt ingdon County ranks 49th through out the state with its enrollment of 4190 public secondary stu dents The breakdown tally for the current year in the county shows 655 students enrolled in seventh grade 715 in eighth grade 707 in ninth grade intenthgrade 668 in eleventh grade 614 in twelfth grade and 110 classified as exceptional special ed etc students Five hundred ninetynine Contd on Page 2 Huntingdon Countys chief pro bation officer Raymond A Holland has been asked by Gov Raymond P Shafer to serve on a regional planning council to work with the Pennsylvania State Crime Commission names of 26 residents of Central Pennsylvania who have been selected to serve on the study group were released to day by the Governors office in Harrisburg The council for Region 4 will administer federal grants under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 Ap proximately will be made available immediately to the council for planning pur poses Those who will be asked to for the Proceedings Judge R Merle Heffner pre sided at the opening portion of a preholiday session of Hunting don County Court on Thursday while visiting Judge Arnold D Smorto of Ebensburg was on the bench for the final part of the session All of the cases heard by the Cambria County jurist pertained to domestic relations matters District Attorney Newton C Taylor represented the CommonGirl wealth in the various matters while Raymond A Holland head of the Huntingdon County Proba tion services and Arthur G Lo gue Jr domestic relations offi cer represented their depart ment Case Continued The case of Commonwealth vs C B Hoover PO Box 328 Huntingdon was continued until Friday June 6 at am This is a support matter with Patsy Hoover 206 Crawford Apa rtmeats Huntingdon being the prosecutrix The defendant a trucker was out of the state Thursday and was unavailable County Crews Leads State For 2nd Year By Commissioners Results Of Balloting Certified Of County Highways Safety Court Held i A i i Kecord Achieved The Pennsylvania Department of Highways district 95 Huntingdon County won the top safety award for the second year in a row a record in Pennsylvania Thomas Colantino district highways engineer presented the award to Winston Chesney county superin tendent of highways for the outstanding safety record of the district The 160 men Huntingdon County Commis sioners met In brief sessiop yesterday Major item of bust ness was the certification of primary election returns for a of the district number of offices Coalmen worked over 900 days without were returns on the time which occurs when a man of the Supreme is injured and unable to return Court Common Pleas Judge for Car serve on the council include Gordon F Stroup Bedf o r d RJ3 2 Edwin Dougherty Bed ford R David Kimmel Altoo na Amos Davis Altoona Har ry J Anslinger Hollidaysburg Ferdinand Bionaz Portage R D 2 Thomas A Young Johnsindent was George R Long Alexandria R D 1 was given four months in which to pay about in arrearages on a support order Long is under a court order to pay per week for the sup port of two daughters The de told to make pay A 13yearold Coalment girl was injured lasteveningwhenshe was struck by a car in her home town Cindy Lynn Wilkins the acci dent victim was treated at Na son Hospital Roaring Spring for multiple abrasions and contu sions mainly of the knees and legs After treatment she was released but she may return to the hosnital for Xrays of her knees since there may be hairline fractures Huntingdon State Police said Cindy was struck by a car op erated by Mabel Brandick 51 Wood who was eastbound on Confd on Page 2 town Shannon HarUand ments on the original order and Johnstown R Paul Campbell arrange to pay all arrearages or Bellefonte Donald Ford Altoo face contempt of court action na Mrs Marian B Davison Action Directed State College W G Mather Vervl Norris 44 of 1506 Mif State College flln Street Huntingdon was given Contd on Page 2 Contd on Page 2 Their Sacrifice Is Our Commitment Council Fears High Death Toll The National Safety Council says more people could die in automobile accidents during this 78hour Memorial Day to Maintenance of highways is the chief occupation of the employ ees of the Department of High ways Men perform tasks such as snow removal cindering and replacing guard rails Lou Marchetti district safety specialist praised the men Huntingdons a good outfit he said Winston thanked the men at the award presentation which he said was made possible by the cooperation of all employees Foremen enforce the safety rules and regulations of the high way department Marchetti said and they are to credit for the excellent safety record of the district District 95 foremen are Ger ald Snyder Daniel B Hancock K Dean Baird Wellington R Marshall George R Lawson Edward C McEwen E B Clark Lloyd E Guyer Lester H Car per Donald H Wiser Wilber H Jackson Theodore L Wilson Herman P Jenkins Kenneth L Contd on Page 2 the 20th District and the amend ment to the constitution The certifications were mailed to Harrisburg for recording Commissioners Gordon Hav erstdek and Henry C McCamant County Solicitor A Lynn Cor celius and Clerk Lewis Greene were present at the session The commissioners also certi fied that 11 military ballots had been mailed out for which has been received from the state Approval was given for the purchase of a calculator for use In the treasurers office Prev iously the machine had been rented for two months annually for the calculation of tax returns Approval was also given for payment of costs for two veterans burials and one veterans widows burial The commissioners office is now accepting registrations for balloting in the general elect ions in November County citi zens may make some changes in their registration or reregist Confd on Page 2 Outstanding Seniors At Juniata Valley Honored War and peace Simple words basic words But they should be more meaningful for Americans on this Memorial Day than per haps any before it For they define the paradox of our national experience As a nation we were born in war and we have known much of it as our history has lengthened More we have becomeaccustomed to doing well in war From Lexington Gettysburg and Belleau Wood to Normandy Inchon and now Hamburger Hill Americans have ever fought well for cause and country We rejoice in their valor and suc cess Yet we are not a warlike people The warrior state has never been our goal Our deepest attachments have always been to the pursuits of peace And if we have rejoiced in victory the real reason has not been the material spoils that it might bring but because it has meant the return of peace All too often however we have taken the return of peace as a signal for national relaxation We have not pursued the national welfare and betterment in peace with the ardor and valor we have devoted to war On this day when above all others we pause to remem Special recognition was paid holiday than during last years to outstanding members of the longer holiday period Class ol 1969 at Juniata Valley High School on The council 550 to ber with pride and pain the tragic ultimate sacrifice all too many thousands have had to pay that we might do well in war it is fitting that we also pause to ponder our com mitment to our honored dead Its fulfillment requires more than flags flowers and memorials It requires that we dedicate ourselves to per fecting in peace the society their sacrifice has preserved with an ardor at least equal to theirs in preserving it Today possibly hopefully we may be about to be given another chance to fulfill that commitment The end of the road may be in sight in the most agonizing war in our history But if the road to peace is long and hard as we have so painfully learned anew with many bends and detours and bridges to cross the employment of peace to perfect the ideals of truth freedom and brotherhood which sustain us is no less difficult Yet this is our task and our commitment Our message for today was stated many years ago by Robert Browning He who did well in war just earns the right to begin doing well in peace Thursday even 650 persons would die in the ing The occasion was the annual holiday period extending from 6 banquet for seniors their tarn pjn local time Thursday until uies and friends held In the high midnight Sunday Last year 628 school cafetorium persons died in a holiday period And at an appropriate time in that extended more than four the evenings agenda honor was accorded those who had attained A United Press International count at 4 am EOT showed at least 15 persons had been killed in traffic since the holiday began A breakdown Traffic Drownings Planes Miscellaneous Total Missouri led 3 None None 18 the early count with six traffic deaths Kansas followed with four California two and Maine New Mexico and Colorado one each goals in various departments dur ing their high school career particularly In the last three years More than three hundred per sons were on hand for the senior 15 awards fete which started with a bountiful baked ham dinner Invocation was given by Randall Carper followed by the pledge of allegiance to the flag The class colors of navy blue and yellow were evident in the table decorations and on the stage A portion of the motto Oh be swift to love make haste to be klndP was inscribed as a back drop on the stage where a num ber of the seniors were seated Words of welcome were ex tended by the supervising princi pal of JV Schools Oscar Bark man who Introduced these mem bers of the board of education and their wives Mr and Mrs Fred Reihart Mr and Mrs lohn Kinch Mr and Mrs Paul Rein hart Sumner Smith and Mr and Mrs John Donnelly Mary Eileen English a senior capably filled the role of emcee noting the joyous occasion for High school principal Frank Zito paid a special tribute to the 77 members of this years class and expressed the hope that they will go out and meet any endeavor they may face He pointed out that the occasion presented an awards night for all as they witnessed the honors Contd on Page 2   

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