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Daily News (Newspaper) - June 4, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Ldbrar Education Bu Harrisburg 167 Given Diplomas During Mount Union Commencement 16 Students Honored At Graduation Valedictorian of this years senior class at Mount Union Area High School was Kay Krouse while Margaret White had the distinction of being the class salutatorian Shown are members of the honor group at MUAHS In the top row left to right are Cathy Chilcote Couch Priscilla Giacobello Kay Krouse and Donald Lightner In the second row are Sandra K Love Rosemarie Magliere Richard Payne and Carol Pollicion Third row Jan Radle Lola Ramsey Wilma Souders and Barbara Sunderland Fourth row Vickie Sunderland Pam Tilson Margaret White and Sally Wilson Despite Criticism Of Armed Forces Nixon Will Keep Tpv O VJiV Defenses Strong To Borough Second Such Council OKs Annex COLORADO SPRINGS Colo UPI President Nixon pledged today to keep U S defenses strong despite what he called an open season on criticism of the arroed forces The President also ruled out unilateral disarmament by the United States Nixon using some of the strongest terms he has ever used as President against the advocates of unilateral mament and critics of Ameri can military power said it would be easy to buy some popularity by going along with the new it would be disastrous for our nation and the world If America were to turn its back on the world a deadening form of peace would settle over this kind of peace that suffocated freedom in Czechoslovakia he said We must rule out unilateral disarmament Nixon said In the real world that simply will not work The chief executive addressed commencement exercises at the Air Force Academy here before continuing on to California and a Sunday meeting in the Midway Islands with President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam Speaking in Falcon Stadium to 676 seniors and other members of the academy cadet corps the President said the aggressors of this world are not going to give the United States Contd on Page 3 EntrikeiiMouiit Joy Camp Sale Petition Is Denied Judge R Merle Heffner issued an order yesterday in Huntingdon County Court in which he denied a petition for private sale at this time of the EntrikenMount Joy Holiness Camp under the Pennsylvania Revised Price Act The jurist gave his ruling after objections to the sale of the property to the UJS Go vernment for the Raystown Reservoir project were voiced in court Heffners order noted that there will be no further hear ings until such time as title to the real estate has been determined and proceedings authorized un der the law of this Common wealth Earlier the judge had express Contd on Page 14 Approval was given to the peti tion of the Huntingdon Are a School District majority freeholder to annex the piece of land in Oneida Township which is to become the site of the new middle school by borough councilmen last even ing The ordinance No 397 sets forth the 2448 acres adjacent to the borough which is to be annexed Bounded by Blair Aven ue 24th Street lands of the school district and lots of indi vidual property owners it would become part of the boroughs fifth ward upon filing of the proper petition with the courts and after Contd on Page 2 Young Man Hit By Car A Juniata Township young man was Injured last night when he was struck by a car travelling north on the Raystown Dam Road without lights Edward W McKinney 19 Hunt ingdon RD 1 is balng treated at the J c Blair Memorial Hospital today for a fractured left leg His condition is listed as satisfactory Ke was admit ted to the hospital at pm Contd on Page 11 Navy Ends Search In South China Sea Two District Seamen Are Missing In Ship Collision The odds are incalcuable but two district families today are grievingthe apparent deaths of young sons in a naval tragedy that occurred Tuesday in the South China Sea Impressive Program Held Rhodes Is Keynote Speaker One hundred and sixty seven members of the Class of 1969 at the Mount Union Area High School received diplomas last night at an impressive commencement program at pan in the high school auditorium filled to capacity with families and friends The graduates proceeding Lite the auditorium to the traditional War March of thePriests played from here The answer one hears by organist Miss Ellen Suders most is we are going out into the desire does not have the academic ability to attend college but named the following characteristics that will aid a person in his dreams You should think motivate people inspire confidence be loyal and able to delegate autho rity Dr Rhodes declared now is the time to change the power of conversion is the power of Cnr istianity Dream big and develop made an attractive appearance world but the world is here with Hie honor students in grenada among us Society ha grown continental gold caps and gowns more complex but you have been and the other seniors in regal trained and you must do better blue caps and gowns Evaluate yourself honestly at Baskets of beautiful yellow this time of commencement and roses the class flower adorned a new beginning in life Think of the stage what can be done he stated Presenting an inspiring add The commencement speaker ress entitled Passing of the encouraged the graduates to be Baton was DrWilliamsRhodes lieve in yourself Much will be of Williamsburg who graduated expected of you but we do most from Dickinson College magna of what we do best cum laude receiving his mas ters and doctorate degrees from Penn State University Dr Rhodes told the graduates We are all dreamers and our dreams through our travels in life turn into memories He informed the class they reached this point Ln life tonight due to the dreams of their fami lies friends and teachers in the audience Dr Rhodes questioned the graduates Where do you go Ke pointed out that everyone INSIDE THE NEWS Along The Juniata 5 Ann Landers 8 Classified ads18 19 Comics 17 Crossword 19 Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club 16 Sports 4 The keynote speaker advised the class not to be discouraged when dreams fall through just call on your loved ones and the Lord for help You young people play a role in the nations dream con tin ued Dr Rhodes We hand you a baton in a nations success and challenge the seniors to carry the baton on to their children He noted in closing to notice the word American ends in I can Always remember this in your endeavors Robert Madden class presi dent extended warm words at welcome to family and friends The invocation was given by the Rev Paul Kane pastor of St Luke Lutheran Church Presentation of the Class of 1969 was made by the junior senior high school principal FredN Radle Radle commended all parents families and friends who encour aged and struggled in order that this night could be made pee slble for these students As he wished the graduating class the best of everything in the future and paid tribute to them for their achievements he noted he had two daughters in the class Radle recognized the following graduates and presented the awards The HuntlngdonMount Union Daily News Harold MoCal lips Award was given to Richard Payne The Dave Saxe scholarship Awards in academic achievement were presented to number one student Kay Kroiise valedictor ian of the 1969 class and salu tatorian second high student Margaret White The Dave Saxe Fine Arts Award went to Wanda Everetts and Barbara Sunderland was the recipient of the Dave Saxe award for business curriculum THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and cool today high in the Fair and cool tonight low in the Partly cloudy and warmer Thursday with a chance of showers high in the Iffs Outlook for Friday fair and cool The Christine Burlcholder Me mor ial Spanish Award wms award ed to Carol Pollicino The first recipient of the newly established Anthony Tree Me morial Business Award made possible by his family was Wilma Souders Radle recognized Debra Les ter a deceased member of the class and presented her diploma in absentia to her sister Judy Lester a 1968 graduate of the same high school In Introducing the speaker Melvin McCorkle supervising principal reminisced in the fact that when the graduates started school 12 years ago he began his career with the Mount Union schools as the junior prin cipal McCorkle and Clyde Leighty school board president awarded the diplomas to the students The RevPaul Kane pronounced the benediction and the 1969 grad uates marched from the auditor ium to the recessional Elgars Pomp and Circumstance Honor students of the class were Catherine Chilcote Couch Priscilla Greene GiacobelloKay Krouse Donald Lightner Sandra Love RosemarieMagllereRich ard Payne Carol Pollicino Janice Radle Lola Ramsey Wilma Souders Barbara Sun derland Vicki Sunder land Pam Contd on Page 3 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION WEDNESDAY JUNE 4 1969 77 Seniors Receive Diplomas At Juniata Valley High Exercises J v NO 107 Al Saxton License Fee Ordinance Is Amended Saxton Borough Council last evening amended Ordinance No 102 setting costs of license fees for amusement equipment oper ated within theborough andother fees The ordinance an old one was updated to present standards and costs by the act ion Councilmen C TBenner Tho mas Stoler William Terrior Vernon Fluke Ralph Carbaugh and Ralph Moore were present to discuss the traffic problem at the custard stand on Main Street in Saxton Also to be investigated is the type of pump needed for boosting water service to homes in the Stonerstown area Two estimates on pumps have been received and further action will follow the assessment of the needs in this area Councilmen voted to have a sixinch water line laid down Sixteenth Street in Stonerstown from Mifflin Street to Route 913 A discussion of sewerage prob lems and progress on the work for the boroughs sewage system was held Mayor Olin Horton reported collections of for the month in parkingmeters S1250 in parking permits from overtime parking and in fines Contd on Page 3 Honor Students At Juniata Valley Sight of the seventyseven members of this years graduating class at Juniata Valley High School were lionor students The commencement took place last evening in the high school In the top row from left to right are Alan Barefoot honors Carole Etnier honors Thomas Horn honors and Diane Trvin valedictorian Second row Robert Leidy salutatorian Allen Lightner honors Karen McDaniel honors and Donald James Price honors Leader Of Awards Day Is Staged At Dead End Kids w J Dies At 52 Huntingdon High School After the flagship of the Aus rallan Navy the aircraft car Melbourne sliced the US Destroyer Frank E Evans In two 73 seamen of the United States were missing and two of those mpn were from this dis trict Last evening the search for the missing seamen was termi nated and rrfemorial services worl held aboard the carrier Kparsarpe Thr missing Included Stephen Don Fagan son of Mr and Mrs Don Allen Fagan of Cold Spr ings Road Huntingdon RD 2 and Donald Fugene Gearhart son of Mr and Mrs John Mitchell Gearhart of McVeytown RD 1 Both wcro seamen apprentice aboard the Evans and were in the bow section of the ship when it was cut in two Witnesses said the bow section sunk two min utes after the collision Contd on Page 3 DONALD E GEARHART Man Places Classified Ad To Sell Wife CANTERBURY England Shaw is advertising his wife for sale His wife Marie found herself in the For Sale columns of a local newspaper Tuesday be cause she complained his beloved sports car was cramped and drafty Car or wife must go read the advertisement MGB red all extras blonde 5 ft 3624 36 or nearest offer Said Shaw For the sake of peace in the home one of them has got to go OAKLAND Calif Millions of movie fans of the 1930s knew actor Leo Gorcey as the leader of Hollywoods Dead End urban slum boy with a heart of gold Gorcey whose funeral servi ces will be Friday rose to stardom in the street kid role and never escaped It the rest of his professional life He died Monday of a recurring ailment at Merrltt Hospital in Oakland The hospital declined to disclose the exact cause of death Gorcey would have been 52 Tuesday The son of an actor Gorcey was born in New York City When he was 20 he and five other youths were cast as a gang of toughs in the Broadway production of Sidney Kingsleys play Dead End Two years later the six appeared in Samuel Goldwyns movie version of the play and achieved group stardom Thereafter Hollywood relent Contd on Page 14 Plaques trophies checks bonds medals certificates cash variety of prizes was pre sented to Huntingdon Area High School seniors and a few under classmen at the Awards Day pro gram yesterday morning in the school auditorium With every one of the awards went the felicitations of the donor and a challenge too Keep on being a winner Thomas Meloy longtime science teacher at HAHS summed it up when he said I suspect you winners are ser ious minded enough to realize in accepting a prize at this event you are accepting a chal lenge to continue your high achie vement Norman J Smith principal of HAHS presided at the annual event No parents were present for the students them selves overflowed the seating capacity of the auditorium Co valedictorians Deborah Swanger and Jeffrey Binney split the big prize of the awards ass embly the Juniata College Scho larship which is given to the student with the highest aca demlc record who Intends to attend Juniata The choice is made by college and high sch ool officials and the winners were announced by David Lee of the JC staff These two students of distinc tion in a class with a record of high achievements won other prizes too Debbie won the English award presented by William Rum be rger Jeffreywon the Thomas C Meloy Chemis try Award for the highest aver age in chemistry presented by Mr Meloy and the Rotary Award to the high school student who through daily living exemplifies the highest standards in cour tesy consideration and cooper ation with others It was pre sented by Mr Smith who noted that the selection was made by the student body The student body also selected Vickie Beaver for the Soroptl Contd on Page 11 Stauffer Speaks On Eisenhower Dr John N Stauffer presi dent of Juniata College traced highlights in the life of a great American the late Dwight David Eisenhower as he spoke last night during the annual com mencement exercise held by Juniata Valley High School Sev entyseven members of the class received diplomas this year Using the topic A Man Remem bered Dr Stauffer recalled the fact that Elsenhower began his diligent preparation for serving his country when he became a West Point plebe In the ensuing years he served his country well becoming an American commander in Europe in 1942 emerging as one of the greatest men in history He was deeply concerned with peace noted Dr Stauffer believing that education was the most signifi cant tool of peace In 1951 Eisenhower answered the call to serve as the first leader of NATO and became the president of the United States In 1953 which office he held till 1961 Eisenhower sought and found peace in Korea and helped gain stability in the country A leader of peace he was continually striv ing for the betterment of mankind a man of rare integrity he had a unique concern for humanity Quoting Elsenhower at the time of his arrival in England In June 1945 Dr Stauffer noted that his Contd on Page 11 Number Of Doe Licenses Cut 25 For 1969 HARRISBURG UPI The state Game Commission has curtailed the 1969 bear season and reduced the number of doe licenses to be issued this year The Commission at a meeting Tuesday also established the seasons on various types of of game The bear season was cut to two days the shortest on rec ord Antlerless licenses were reduced by 25 per cent be cause the deer population has decreased significantly in Contd on Page 14
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