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Daily News (Newspaper) - June 3, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library P VOL 48 CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION TUESDAY JUNE 3 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 106 Nixon Heads For Midway Meeting On Peace Quest WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon today began a peace mission that takes him from a small South Dakota college to the Mldwav Islands in the Pacific Ocean New Leader In Mount Union Fool Issue On Ballot In November Various items of important business were in the spotlight at the regular session of the llount Union Borough Council neeting held last night Once again the swimming pool ssue was brought up At the day meeting council decided to lave a special election and let he voters decide on the erect on of a community pool However council considered he cost of a special election ind will have a ballot on the iwimming pool issue prepared or the general election in Nov mber A petition from 16 borough mployes requesting the council authorize payment of Blue ross and Blue Shield premiums m the borough funds was pre ented to council This has en done for William Morgan retired member of the Mount nion Police Department and other employes feel they hould receive the same con ideration and treatment Pre ntly the borough emphyespay T their own Insurance After considerable discussion uncilmen postponed action on matter until the nest meeting The present Mount Union Bor h council made known it is ously In favor of annexing jlieaport If It Is tie desire of majority of Allenport resi nts Contd on Page 5 This peace quest involved not only war in Southeast Asia but unrest and violence in America He will meet next Sunday on Eastern Island of the Midway group about 1100 miles beyond Hawaii with President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam En route however Nixon scheduled two major addresses First this afternoon at General Beadle College in Madison SD where he will concentrate on what the White House described as basic values of America currently under chal lenge Liberally translated this meant campus unrest violent demonstrations and what Nixon regards as dange rous slippage of public respect for law and order Leaves At Noon The Chief Executive was to leave Washington at noon EOT for Sious Falls SD switching there to a helicopter to take him to the Madison campus in time for a 4 pm EOT address and dedication at a library honoring Sen Karl E Mundt RSD After the South Dakota ceremony the President planned to fly during the afternoon to Colorado Springs Colol where he will make the commencement address Wed nesday morning to the Air Force Academys senior class The White House said the Air Force Academy speech would involve the United States role in the world and the role of defense in our society Wednesday afternoon after the Colorado Springs ceremony the President planned to fly to his new California coastal residence at San Clemente south of Los Angeles and spend most of days there Contd on Page 12 GOP Leaders Trying To Get Clearance Of Fiscal Plan WILLLYM MCLAUGHLIN District T Huntingdon area Lions got a new leader today He is William E McLaughlin of Duncansville RD 1 who was elected governor of District 14L at the annual Pennsylvania Lions International Convention now being held in Pittsburgh McLaughlin 36 a native of Altoona succeeds Harold S Kim mel of Rockhill Furnace as dis trict governor of 14L which includes 49 clubs located in Huntingdon Bedford Blair Mif flin and Fulton Counties There are nearly 2000 Lions in the district The new district leader will be formally installed at the Lions International Convention in Tokyo Japan on July 5 Me Laughlin and his wife will attend the International conclave along with these other Huntingdon Countians Mr and Mrs Paul A Corcelius Huntingdon Mr and Mrs Allen Fouse James Creek Mr and Mrs Thomas Cuplllarl Orbisonla and Mr and Mrs Kermit Wible Saxton RD Kimmel is guidance counselor at Southern High Wind Rain Buffets East Coast Galeforce winds lightning hail heavy rain and cold buffeted the East Coast today in the wake of similar weather that disrupted that area of the nation Monday After laying siege to New York City Monday the storms fanned out to create other damage around New York State and in Pennsylvania Hail and high winds felled trees and knocked out power in Cayuga and Onondaga counties and overturned several house trailers and severely damaged at least one home in the Cato Meridian area of Cayuga Comity More than an inch of rain fell within a sixhour period at Rochester NY At North Rochester Pa high winds ripped the roof from the Columbia Gas Co garage welding shop Monday Contd on Page 2 By Australian Aircraft Carrier US Destroyer Sliced In Half Aboard Ship and and Seniors At Mount Union Hear Pastor PEARL HARBOR Hawaii UPI The aircraft carrier Mel bourne flagship of the Australian fleet sliced an American des troyer in half off Vietnam early today in a tragedy almost identi cal to one in which it was involved five years ago One man was known dead from the 273man crew of the Evans the onetime gray ghost of the Pacific which was sliced in two by the Australian vessel The tragedy almost paralleled a disaster involving the Mel bourne in 1964 when the carrier sliced through an Australian destroyer and 82 men aboard the smaller ship lost their lives Shortly before sunrise today the Melbourne cut through the Evans Within two minutes the forward part of the American warship sank Details of the accident 285 miles southeast of Saigon in the South China Sea filtered slowly into the US fleet headquarters here But the Australian navy issued a statement saying that the Melbourne ordered the Evans which was ahead of her in the antisubmarine screen to change course and despite urgent action by the Melbourne a collission occurred A US Navy spokesman Contd on Page 12 Borough Gets Over 2 Inches Of Rainfall Huntingdon got more than two inches of badly needed rainfall in a severe thunderstorm that hit the borough early last evening The U S Weather Brueau observer said the borough got 212 Inches of precipitation dur ing the 24hour period ending at 630 am today The bulk of the rainfall came in last evenings storm with about 01 of an inch being recorded in a thunder shower at pm No major damage was report ed in the area but many fields lost tons of valuable top soil Area streams were high and muddy but all were within their banks The evening storm drowned out a forest fire which started as the result of a lightning strike on Short Mountain between Barree and the Spruce Creek Tunnel on Contd on Page 12 STEPHEN DON FAGAN THE WEATHER One of the nastiest and yet one of the most magnificent les sons you will learn in life is Huntingdon County that you are responsible for what School and he is rounding you do and that what you do does Contd on Page 5 liberty Twp Given Ultimatum By State ork On Saxton Sewerage lans Nears Completion Huntingdon Area Man On Destroyer A Huntingdon area young man Stephen Don Fagan is serving aboard the U SDestroyer Frank E Evans which was sliced in two in a collision today Fagan 19 is the son of Mr and Mrs Don Fagan of Cold Springs Road HuntingdonRJ32 He was a 1968 graduate of the industrial arts department of Huntingdon Area HighSchooh Contd en Page 2 Cloudy and cool with a chance of showers today high in the upper 50s to mid 60s Cloudy and cool tonight low in the 40s Partly cloudy and a little warmer Wednesday high in the lower 70s Outlook for Thursday partly cloudy and mild with a chance of Democrats Control Committee HARRISBDRG UPI Re publican legislative leaders will try to pry the GOP sponsored fiscal plans which call for no new taxes and especially no state income tax rom a Demo craticcontrolled House commit tee today State Rep H Jack Seltzer ranking Republican member of the Appropriations Committee said he and the eight other members of the 23man com mittee will ask at a meeting ol the committee today that the GOPs version of the general appropriations bill be sent to the House floor for considera tion It would require some Demo cratic votes to bring the bill to the floor and Seltzer called on the Democratic leadership to provide them Urges Budget Support If the Democratic leader ship of the House is at all con cerned with saving tax dollars for the people of Pennsylvania they will give support to the Re publican budget plans Seltzer said In the Appropriations Com mittee meeting 14 Democratic members of the House will have an opportunity to stand with us in our efforts to hold down state spending Seltzer noted that the Repub lican general appropriations bill I Plans for the Saxton Borough sewerage system and sewage eatment plant are nearing completion Frank Grottola project niolilp igineer who has replaced Robert Donahue announced today anahue resigned from Tracy Engineers Inc of Lemoyne the rm which is drafting the plans liberty Township within the st two weeks has received an ier issued by the star e Sanitary r Board requiring the town to either stop discharging State Two burglaries one at a con rage into public waterways or DVide treatment for its sew The ultimatum requires town i officials to submit a schedule dates within 90 days from the of the order stating when truction plans for treatment sewage discharge began when plans would be completed sn the treatment facility would bid and when it would be to so into operation State law stipulates that treat ment plants must be built within two years of the issuance of such an order WORDS FROM CORPS The engineering firm Grot tola stated is currently awaiting a report from the U S Army Corps of Engineers concerning flood levels in Saxton area The Ill Tomorrow Union The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Mount Union on Wednesday June 4 from noon until 6 pjn at the First United Metbodist Church Mrs Florence Bodnar execiv tive secretary stressed the need project requires data on the flood for more dcnors to meet the levels as they would be following 1uota oi S5 the completion of the Raystown Reservoir downstream from Saston Borough Tracy Engineers must Contd on Page 5 con All persons who made appoint ments are reminded of the visit tomorrow Walkins will be wel corned matter declared the Rev James Matz in his sermon during the annual baccalaureate service at the Mount Union Area High School A large crowd of relatives arid friends werfi in attendance for the oclock program held on Monday evening in the high school auditorium Two Burglaries The main speaker minister of the Mount Union United PresTJpiriCF byterian Church used as the theme of his message Peace Man Peace with the scripture taken from Matthew He said the world is AMoral In the story of creation in the Genesis account of it in the JudaicChristian Scriptures we are told that after God created He looked at His creation and commented it was good He was satisfied and it was what he wanted The pastor continued by noting that from a philosophical point of view though the world is A Moral it is not good and it is not bad Good and bad come from the manner in which men use the world Those of you from a chrono logical point of view who are at the lower end of the generation gap in recent years have spoken Contd on Page 5 Will Return To College In Fall Navajo Students Offer Farewells showers totaling has been in committee almost three months Either they are for it or against it he said We must ask that the Demo cratic leadership make known their decision on state spending The Commonwealths fiscal year ends in just four weeks and we Contd on Page 12 by MISS MARY MURRAY DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Leonard and Nellie Raymond two Navajo Indian students said goodby to Huntingdon Thursday morning as they left to return to their home New Farmington New Mexico for the summer Held Nellies mother two sisters and two nephews arrived in Hunt 1 Cilia ingdon by train last Sunday to travel home with the couple Hollidaysburg The trip offered the group of Indians an opportunity to see fectionery store and another at a some of the natural beauty of quarry garage are being investithe surrounding area besides a gated today by State Police of special trip to see the nations the Huntingdon substation Loot valued at about S33 was taken in the burglarizing of the confectionery stored owned by Pearl L Boyer at James Creek Entrance was gained by forcing open a window on the east side of the building Inside worth Contd on Page 5 capitol Washington DC Nellies mother Mrs Bessie Sandoval her sisters Mrs Betsy Jones and Mrs Mable Penn and their sons Hogan and JR toured Juniata College where Leonard is a freshmanand Penn State They also took in some of Hunt ingdons beautiful mountain scenery LARYNGITIS All of the new visitors Pennsy lvanias green forests were beautiful but the climate was too cold according to Mable who could hardly she was suffer Ing from a bad case of laryngitis Bessie and Betsy caught colds too shortly after they arrived But even their colds didnt stop them from journeying to Wash ington D C to visit the White Contd on Page 5 For Murder HOLLIDAYSB U R G Pa UPI The parents of a year old girl whose badly de composed body was found un der her familys house trailer were held for murder Monday by a Blair County grand jury Joseph Calanick 27 and his wife Marsha 26 were arrest ed last Jan 24 when authori ties found the body in a chest under the trailer Contd on Page 2 mnsylvanias Budget Problems aste Fat In Government inances Is Hard To Find KISBUKG Ufi It is licult to find out about waste government and fiscal fat Pennsylvania budget The out oi power likes to about it and the party in likes to keep quiet Jut once you remove the locrat and Republican cloaks jm the men who work handIn nd with the budget you find why next years budget will rays be built right on top of of this years until tax yers are allowed a breather a year of so This usually ens around election time Everyone agrees that govern needs an efficiency ex to come in and cut the ste Private industry does this the time but no one has ever done it in state govern ment Rep Martin P Mullen D Phila chairman of the House Appropriations Commit tee told United Press Interna tional You have to go into every department and start from scratch make a thorough analysis of what services they perform and what their func tions are and how much its cost ing us We need to get an efficiency man In here it doesnt mat ter whether hes from inside the government or from out side to spot some of the du plication and overlapping around here Its costing us millions of dollars Counterpart In Agreement Mullens Republican counter part on the committee Rep H Jack Seltzer of Lebanon County is in agreement So is Martin P Brackbill who was budget secretary under former Gov William W Scranton Bui they note that there is not enough personnel on hand to make a performance audit of the various departments and no INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers3 Classified Ads10 11 Comics2 CrosswordII EditorialC Obituaries2 Society Club8 Sports4 5 one is willing to spend the money for such a purpose If an efficiency expert were to be hired he would find among other absurdities that development and training programs are scattered in four different departments some of which dont even bother to secure jobs for their train ees from vanias million program to aid retired miners suffering from respiratory illness are go ing to persons who dont even live in the United States administration of Gov Raymond F Shafer is asking for million for payment to a private corporation in return for setting up an educational Contd on Page 2 Indian Family Heads Home To New Mexico Leonard Raymond a Navajo Indian student at junlata College and his wife Nellie headed for their home In New Mexico last to spend the summer Nellies mother sisters and two nephews traveled to Huntingdon to visit and to accompany the young counle horrs Doth Nellie and Loanard plan to attopd Junlata College in the fall Pictured are from left to right Leonard Nellie Mrs Mabie Penn a sister Mrs Bessie San doval Nellies mother and Mrs Betsy Jones another sister JR and Hogan sons of Mable and Betsy are perched on the car