Friday, June 20, 1969

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Daily News (Newspaper) - June 20, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Harriaburu Pa 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FRIDAY JUNE 20 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 120 Nixon Hopes To Pull All Ground Combat Soldiers From Vietnam By End Of 1970 North Vietnamese Troops Pull Back From City Drive SAIGON UPI U S headquarters today reported North Vietnamese troops had pulled back temporarily at least from their drive Into Tay NInh City and its suburbs 50 miles northwest of Saigon By County Heads In Order To Check Inflation Vice President Extended Care Unit Discussed Nixon Sees Other Economic Moves Near Huntingdon Public Golf Course Will Be Built A representative of Treasure Hours Inc a Huntingdon based corporation today announced that the firm will construct an 18 hole public goll course Robert D Clark spokesman for Treasure Hours revealed that the course will be located on a large tract of land jus toff Route 26 about three and one half miles north of Huntingdon We expect to begin work to July of this year Clark declared A number of related recreation facilities are being considers in the development of the course Included In the present plans is a gold driving range Contd on Page 2 The Communists left behind 146 bodies from three battles Thursday in which UJ3 and South Vietnamese troops sum moned tanks and helicopter gunships to rout them military spokesmen said At least two Americans died and 13 were wounded in the fighting near a temple of the Cao Dal religious sect in the northwestern sector of town and in two battles on the southern outskirts of the city Second Attempt To Invade It was the second Communist attempt in two weeks to invade the city South Vietnams fourth largest with a population of 150000 The first ended with the Communists withdrawing under bombardment June 8 This time there were three separate tights the announce ment said of them south of town which killed 128 North Vietnamese and a third in a residential district near the temple which killed 18 American B52 bombers swept In after the fighting broke off after dark and bombarded an infiltration route eight miles on Page 11 Huntingdon Com mis sloners met with a group from the J C Blair Memorial pital board of trustees during the regular session at the court house on Thursday for further discussion on a possible extended care unit for the county Present from the hospital were Board of Trustees President C Blair Miller James sen William C Huston and Hos pital Administrator Richard E Cummings Commissioners present were C hairman Gordon W Haverstock James Di Cosimo and Henry Cam ant County Solicitor A Lynn Corcelius and ChiefClerk Lewis FGreene Thompson speaking for the hospital trustees stated that the extended care facility could be built either by the county as a separate unit or in conjunction with the present hospital struc reiterated that the board feels that it would be beneficial to both county and hospital to have a combined facility however The need for a unit of this type is becoming more and more apparent the group agreedClin ton County has recently authorize ed construction of a 150 bed ex tended care unit on a site jacent to the Lock Haven pital Utilities and patient care Contd on Page 11 WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon is prepared to follow other courses of action to cool the economy if antiinflationary steps already taken by his within two or three months Huntingdon Lions Chaplain Installed As Leader Urging fellow members to dream the Impossible dream the Rev George F Holland Pro testant chaplain of the Slate Correctional Institution took over last evening as president of the Huntingdon Lions Club for the year 196970 Attorney Robert B Simpson a past president conducted the Impressive Installation cere mony a highlight of the annual ladies night banquet held at the Fifth Street United Methodist Church in Huntingdon A Eugene Esterline super intendent of buildings and grounds at Juniata College was installed as first vice president Russell Roddy assistant superintendent of county schools became second vice president and George Lloyd Contd on Page 11 administration fail to take effect Nixon pointing out the government had ordered cuts in the budget had asked Congress to extend the 10 per cent Income tax surcharge and had taken a variety of steps to tighten credit said he hoped these decisions would be sufficient to dampen inflationa ry pressure within the next couple of months But he warned If our projection proves to be wrong then well have to look to other courses of action because we cannot allow prices to continue to go up interest to go up and the other inflationa ry factors to continue Although the President did not outline what other policy options he might exercise if the Contd on Page 2 Warns About Long And Hard Road To Honorable Peace WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon has expressed hope all American ground combat troops more than 200000 men will be withdrawn from Vietnam by the end of 1970 But at the same time Nixon warned there still remained a long hard road to an Summer In Critical Condition After Shooting Himself Young Gunman Stops Police From Bridge In Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH UPI The young man strode high atop the bridge at once defiant and pathetic a king of the hill with nowhere to go but down Come down we wont hurt you police pleaded The response came from the tiny pistol in his hand Barely visible it popped twice shatter ing the windshield of a patrol car and police pressed against the cars and wagons behind which they took cover More than 80 times Robert Michniak squeezed the trigger on his 25 caliber automatic randomly it seemed at the faceless policemen below the bridge surface at passing boats in the Allegheny River then finally at his own head His horrified family 90 miles away watched television as the drama unfolded Was Carried From Bridge Michniak 22 married and the father of a fivemonthold daughter was carried from the federal assistance because of a bridge superstructure by police medical discharge from the Air Thursday after his hourlong Force oneman duel in the hot June At noon Thursday he asked sun his instructor for the rest of the He underwent hours of day off He said he wasnt surgery at Allegheny General feeling well the Instructor Hospital for removal of the said Three hours later he bullet and bone fragments from clambered up the catwalk of his head His condition was the Seventh Street Bridge and listed as guarded and he was began firing the gun aimlessly given a 5050 chance to survive As police converged on the Michniak da Ohio electronics months ago a native of Bethes enrolled in an school here two He was receiving bridge he made no attempt to conceal himself standing in full view of expert marksmen who Contd on Page 2 3Cycle Manpower Training Program Funded Assemblyman Orville E Snare 81st Legislative District representative presents a check for to the Rev Joseph E Bass center coordinator for the TriCounty Com munity Action Agency The CAA is sponsoring a threecycle training program for clerktypists from low income or dis advanlaged persons through monies from the Manpower Em ployment Assistance and Training program Attending the presentation held at the Bureau of Employment Security office in Huntingdon yesterday were left to right Edward B Oakman of BES Representative Snare Henry J Stoudt of the Huntingdon public schools Bass and County Com missioner James DiCosimo Seated are Mrs Betty Bruno trainer for the Huntingdon 17weeks cycle and Mrs Lucille Metheny Staff member of the CAA Thomas R Miller Huntingdon Native Is Promoted Election of Dr Thomas R Miller 55 a native of Hunting don as vice president of Union Carbide Corporation was an nounced in New York City today by Birny Mason Jr chairman of the board Dr Millers area of responsi bility will be the production and procurement of hydrocarbon raw materials for Union Carbide Since he joined the corporation in 1940 he has held key pos itions in both research and pro ductlon in the corporations chemicals and plastics business es Miller a trustee of Juniata College since 1967 is a brother of Mrs E Cloyd Miller of Hunt ingdon His father was sec retarytreasurer of the Hunt Logan E Stiffler president1 Ingdon and Broad Top Mountain of the Hollidaysburg Borough Railroad in Huntingdon for many Council will replace Mayor MH years DeFor rest of Huntingdon as presi Dr Miller Is an alumnus of dent of the association Juniata College where he receiv The South Central Boroughs ed his Ph D in chemistry from Association was recently formed the University of Pennsylvania from the TriCounty Borough AsIn 1940 sociation also known as the Blair His wife is the former Ann Rhodes a daughter of the late Mr and Mrs J O Rhodes of Huntingdon The have three child ren Stephen Katherlne and Barbara The Miller family resides at 246 Millwood Road Chappaqua Diveii Is Renamed By Association Melvin H Blven Mount Un ion borough secretary was elect ed to serve his 2ist term as secretary of the South Central Counties Boroughs Association last night at Rivers Bend Country Club in Everett honorable peace in Vietnam and acknowledged there had been no response from Hanoi cr the Viet Cong so far to his order withdrawing the first 25000 US troops from Viet nam In a nationally televised news conference Thursday his first since April 18 Nixon made few promises or predictions but held out hope for some movement toward peace within the next few months He also angrily defended his Vietnam policies against criticism by former officials of the Johnson administration Nixon called on North Viet nam the Viet Cong and the newly formed Communist lutionary government in South Vietnam to agree to an internationally supervised ceasefire and Internationally supervised elections points in the eightpoint plan for ending Program New Speech Therapist Is Named Huntingdon County Easter Seal Societys Summer Speech and Hearing Clinic will schedule Its first therapy sessions on Wed nesday June 25 in the society headquarters 401 Penn Street Huntingdon from late afternoon into the evening hours In charge of the summer ses sion will be Henry P Isban of McConnellsburg speech and hearing therapist with the Fulton County Schools Isban Is taking over the summer pro gram for the regular therapist Mrs Joyce R Carter of State College who is conducting a full the war he put forward May 18 time speech and hearing program Repeats Pledge during the summer months in He repeated his pledge the centre County United States would accept In 1969 Huntingdon County Eas any decision that is made by ter Seals summer speech the people of South Vietnam program will be for eight weeks regarding their future but would not dump the regime of South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thleu as a concession to the enemy He was asked to comment on eight a recent article by former eats Defense Clifford Secretary in Clark M Foreign Contd on Page 11 withtwo sessions each week on Mondays and Wednesdays Isban will be at the clinic on Monday June 23 when he will set up schedules for the next weeks and notify the cli E aster Seal board mem feel that they are fortunate Affairs to secure Isbansservlcesforthe Contd on Page 11 HuntingdonBedford County Bor oughs Association with the addit Contd on Page 6 Chickens Are Blamed For Crash Chickens were blamed for a Porter Township accident yester day In which a Blair County mans car was demolished Barry Lee Kifer 21 of 432 West First Street WiUiamsburg escaped Injury In the 630 am mishap but his 1966 Ford Mus tang coupe was damaged its full value Kifer toldHuntlngdonState Pol ice that he was southbound on Contd on Page 11 Pompidou Takes Over Leadership N Y Dr Miller sldent of the was appointed pre former Chemicals Contd on Page 6 THE WEATHER Cloudy and warm with show ers and thunderstorms today and tonight High in the upper 70s and lower 80s Low to night in the mid 50s to low 60s Partly cloudy and cool Saturday High in the low 70s Outlook for Sunday partly cl oudy and mild PARIS UPI Georges Pompidou was inaugurated president of France today in a rainswept halfhour ceremony at the Elysee Palace dominated by references to Charles de Gaulle the grand old man he succeeded but who was not there For 10 years Gen De Gaulle represented France with une qualled brilliance and authori ty Pompidou 57 declared in a brief inaugural address in the state reception room where De I F in Mosser To Check For Presented To CAA Loigasought funds for the threecycle training program for clerktypists in Huntingdon Bed ford and Fulton Counties arrived in the form of a check for the amount yesterday and was presented to the Rev Joseph Bass center coordinator for the TrlCounty CAA by 81st Legisla tlve District Representatives Or ville E Snare The funds were awarded to the TriCounty CAA under the Man power Employment Assistance and Training Program MEAT through the Department of Com munity Affairs under House Bill 2G02 The TriCounty had asked for for the first cycle of three 17 weeks programs to cover trainees in the threecounty area Trainees will come from low in come or disadvantaged per wons who will be taught through the MEAT program a specific clerktypists in this in stance Gaulle held his twiceyearly news conferences I have the firm Intention of fulfilling my duty in the strict respect of the constitution and with the desire to maintain the dignity of France Pompidou pledged Earlier Gaston Palewskl president of the Constitutional Council proclaimed Pompidou president in a speech In which De Gaulle loomed largely Recalling President Nixons visit to Paris last February Palewskl said in this very room where on Feb 28 an eminent guest saluted him as a giant among men I express in Primary recruitment will full confidence the conviction come from target areas the that your seven years in office Broad Top Mountain area Huntwill maintain the example of ingdon and Mount Union School love for country and devotion to Districts principally for the first the public welfare that he cycle This does not mean how traced for always ever that residents outside these target areas will be eschided for reasons of residency from the program Nine persons have been selec ted for the first cycle because of attitude personal history work history and annual house hold income These along with test scores on Bureau of 5mploy ment Security examinations were the criteria which deter mined selection of the trainees The training will be split into four hours of classroom exper ience and one hour of personal counseling weekly for a total of 35 hours a week The complete course will run 17weeks Cycles for the Bedford School District and Tussey Mountain School Dls Contd on Page 2 The red white and blue French flag flew on public Contd on Page 11 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 7 Building Page Classified Ada 14 15 Comics13 Courthouse Roundup 3 Crossword 15 Farm Page 9 Obituaries 2 On State Live 7 Penna story 8 Society Club News 12 Sports4 5 TV Schedule949 HAL Board Delegates and alternates to the board of directors of the Hunt ingdon Arts League Inc met last evening in the new home for the arts on East Penn Str eet Huntingdon Officers were elected for the coming year Selected were Albert B Mosser chairman of HAL and Immediate past presi dent of the Huntingdon Commun ity Theatre Mosser serves as alternate Jor the HCT organi zation to the HAL group Mrs Willard Divins delegate for the Standing Stone Garden Club was chosen vice chairman and Mrs Samuel L Wagner alternate for the Huntingdon Music Club was named secre tary The major work of the evening was the formulation of a set of bylaws for governing the or ganlzation which governs the new building Dates were tentatively set for signing the lease for the new center The HAL directors include Howard Crouch HCT delegate Mrs Virginia Strait Music Club delegate Mrs Henrietta Yoder Art League delegate Mrs Nina Divins Garden Club delegate Albert B Mosser HCT alter nate Mrs Sally Wagner Music Club alternate Gerald C Bange Art League alternate W James Anderson Garden Clubalternate