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   Daily News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Harvtsbnre Pa 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY JUNE 23 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 123 Quiet Sunday House Is Expected m A Reds Pour To Approve Nixon Shells Gas Fax Program Soon into Camp New Appointee WASHINGTON President Nixons billion tax program opposed by organized labor and devoid of tax reforms demanded by liberals comes up for a vote and probable victory In the House this week The prime part of the plan is an extension of the income tax surcharge one year beyond its scheduled June 30 expiration But in addition the package repeals a tax break lor business extends taxes on telephone service and cars and removes an estimated 52 million poor persons from the tax rolls The whole measure is aimed at snuffing oat inflation by removing some of its circulation It will also give Nixon the surplus planned for his budget for the business year beginning July 1 Is Expected To Pass The measure may come up Wednesday It is expected to pass despite opposition be cause the bill to be voted on is covered by rules which prohibit an amendment Even if the bill is passed by the House it probably will not be In a position for Senate action until after the surtax has expired The Senate in that case will be asked to approve a bill that would allow employers to continue taking the same withholding amounts out of their employes paychecks until the measure is passed It coold at that time always be made retroactive to the date the old measure expired DR C A L BICKELL Dr Bickell To Preach On July 20 The Rev Dr Charles A L Bickell will deliver his first sermon as new pastor of the rirst United Methodist Church Huntingdon on Sunday morning July 20 The appointment of Dr Bickell to the Huntingdon pastorate was made recently by Bishop Hermann W Kaebnick and comes at the termination of Dr Bick ell1 s six years as district super intendent of the Sunbury District as of July 1 He succeeds the Rev Orvllle V Warner who will be replacing Dr Bickell as superintendent of the Sunbury District in the Cent ral Pennsylvania Conference Contd on Page 9 Contd on Page 10 SAKJON gunners beslegfag the US Green Beret camp at Ben Het stood their ground under a million pounds of bombs and then blasted tear gas mortar and artillery shells into the compound military spokes men said today Special Forces advisers inside the Central Highlands camp reported no casualties in their own ranks from Sundays shelling and light casualties among the Vietnamese merce naries they lead Seven civilian dependents of the mercenaries were reported wounded Other battlefields across Viet nam were so quiet Sunday that the regular VS briefing officer did not attend the daily session for newsmen The only action involving US troops apart from Ben Het Sunday saw 25th Infantry Division GIs kill 22 guerrillas in a fireflght 24 miles northwest of Saigon losses were one killed and five wounded South Vietnamese troops rid ing armored personnel carriers on a sweep of the southern Mekong Delta reported killing 98 Red soldiers 116 miles southwest ol the capital Two government troops were killed and two wounded The Communists have shelled the Ben Het Special Forces camp nearly every night for three weeks The outpost 285 miles northeast of Saigon Contd on Page 2 Burger Takes Oath As 15th Chief Justice Of High Court At Street Fair Judge Heffner Gives Ruling In Reed Case Judge R Merle Heffner handed down at 11 am today an order in which he found that a prime facia case has been established against Samuel Lee Reed the Lawrence County young man being held In Huntingdon County Jail on charges of murder rob bery burglary and larceny In dismissing a habeas corpus action the Huntingdon County Jur ist remanded Reed to Jail to await further action of the district attorney Reed had claimed that he was being held illegally In Huntingdon County Jail on the series of charges which arose from the fatal beating of Wallace R Foster Alexandria RD at the DeVore Gulf Service Station at Waterstreet on January 12 A hearing on the request for habeas corpus action was held on Thursday Friday and Satur Contd on Page 9 TwoDay Period Of Retaliation Israelis Pound Base In Jordan Israeli commandos attacked a Jordanian army and guerrilla base today capping a 24hour period of retaliation against Egypt and Jordan by planes artillery and other commandos Arab diplomatic sources in Cairo said Egypt provoked prolonged artillery battles this weekend along the Suez Canal to prove it had made no secret peace promises to Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gro myko who visited earlier this month To Havana The Egyptian shellfire drew a retaliation raid by Israeli commandos early Sunday In Tel Aviv Israeli army MIAMI ailing woman who wanted to see her homeland before she died sat TRUDY HOLDEN Orbisonia Fire Queen Is Selected A pretty perky brownhaired senior at Southern Huntingdon County High School will repre sent the OrbisoniaRockhill Fire Company at Shade Gap on July 5 at the Huntingdon County Fire mens Association convention beauty contest Miss Trudy Holden daughter of Mr and Mrs Joe Holden Jr of Orbisonia was not only the unanimous choice of the jud ges at the Street Fair Saturday night but she was the popular choice as well A cheer of approval went up from the crowd when the master of ceremonies Randy May a teacher at Southern Huntingdon County announced the decision of the judges Mrs Stephen Heine Mrs Frederic H Steele and Mrs Josephine B McMeen all of Huntingdon The gala affair on a blocked off street adjoining the Orbisonia Fire Hall drew a large crowd from all over Huntingdon County Tasty food was offered for sale 200 gallons of homemade ice cream were consumed with de light the fish pond provided a variety of toys for the child Contd on Page 14 Air Traffic Crisis In Crucial Day F Lee Bailey counsel for the nations air traffic controllers today is the crucial day in determining whether domes tic air travel continues normal ly or slows to a halt Bailey said Sunday he was hopeful and optimistic a disruption tn the nations air service could be avoided but he warned that intimidation of controllers must stop Monday is the crucial day Bailey told UPI in Boston He represents the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization PAT If investigators come to the controllers facilities Monday and intimidate the controllers again there probably will be a serious disruption of traffic Bailey said But he said he spoke to Transportation Secretary John A Volpe Saturday and was promised Volpes cooperation in stopping the alleged intimida tions I dont think he Volpe was fully aware what was going on but he said he would look into it Bailey said Bailey contended the intimi dation was In response to a sick call work slowdown Thursday which forced post ponements and cancellations of flights in and out of New York Contd on Page 10 WARREN EARL BURGER CHIEF JUSTICE OF SUPREME COURT spokesmen said a nightfighting terrified in her seat Sunday unit of undisclosed size crossed while her husband and minis daughter the northern ceasefire line with kirted Jordan before dawn today and Eastern attacked a military position at Adaslya Contd on Page 14 hijacked THE WEATHER Cloudy warm and humid today and tonight with showers and thunderstorms High to day upper 70s to mid 80s Low tonight upper 50s to mid 60s Continued cloudy with showers Tuesday High in the 70s and low 80s Out look for Wednesday partly cloudy and mild an Air Lines jet to Havana Havana Havana her hus band told Capt B L Hutain after he forced stewardess Rose Mary Evans to let him into the cockpit Hutain said the crew decided against resisting the hijacker when they saw he held a large butcher knife We didnt want to risk having anyone hurt so we Just did what he wanted the New Yorkbased aviator said The sky pirate who spoke halting English was joined in the cockpit by his pretty Contd on Page 9 3 Injured In Smashup Three persons suffered minor injuries In a cartruck accident Sunday afternoonat 1220 pjn in Warriors Mark Town ship three miles south of Ty rone State Police said William Earl Shultz 24 Box 60 Tyrone RJ3 1 was northbound on Legislative Route 07030 operating a 1962 Chevrolet truck He halted at the stop sign where LR 07030 meets Route 350 Charmayne L Harpster 35 of 804 Broadway Juniata Altoona was eastbound on Route 350 Contd on Page 9 Boroughs Convention Under Way PITTSBURGH UPI Dele gates to the Pennsylvania Asso ciation of Boroughs convention will vote to support or oppose four bills designed to increase the power of borough mayors The bills now pending in the legislature would allow the mayor to hire and fire all bor ough employes including police and would place the mayor as presiding officer over borough council If the bills go through therell be oneman rule in the boroughs said John L Mc Manus chairman of the con vention and president of the suburban Greentree Borough Council However Mayor Peter Page of Bethel Park chairman of Contd on Page 10 One Week Before End Of Year Democrats Will Give Fiscal Plan HARRISBURG UPI The House Democratic plans to finance Pennsylvanias GeneralGovernmental Operations for the fiscal year are due to be unveiled in the General Assembly this week less than a week before the current fiscal year ends Democratic leaders have in dicated the measures outlining their spending plans probably will be Introduced late today after a caucus of Democratic assemblymen where the final program will be discussed There have been well founded reports that the Democratic plan envisions a need for between and million In new revenue only slightly less than The Rev Ralph D Abernathy what has been proposed by the jailed for the 27th time in his administration of Gov Raymond P Shafer But unlike Shafer who rec ommended it be raised by Impo sition of a state Income tax the Abernathy Will Begin Fasting CHARLESTON SC President Speaks At Ceremony WASHINGTON UPI War ren E Burger became chief justice of the United States today in a brief ceremony featuring an unusual address to the court by President Nixon In two oaths administered by his predecessor Earl Warren of California Burger promised to bear true faith and alle giance to the constitution and to administer Justice without respect to persons He had taken the same oaths earlier when he became a member of the US Court of Appeals here in 1S56 The ceremony took place in the Supreme Court room before about 500 invited guests As Burger assumed Ms place in the black chair at the center of the high mahogany tench he was greeted by a handshake from the courts senior mem berswho will sit on each side of Hugo L Black and William O Douglas Today was the final session of the Warren Courts final term and other business was cut to the bone to put the spotlight on Burger a onetime Minnesota farmboy from St Paul who was confirmed by the Senate on June 9 by a vote of 743 Burger was welcomed to the court as its 15th chief justice and the 16year era of the Warren court ended Presidents have come to thR majestic marble columned court chamber to appointees sworn in but never In modern memory has a chief executive addressed the court Nixon is a member of the Supreme Court Bar and as a lawyer could claim the privi lege of speaking In that capacity if not as the bead of one of the other two branches of government Burger chose the same robe he has worn as a member of the US Court of Appeals in Washington for the ceremony Contd on Page 10 career as a civil rights worker says he will begin fasting to dramatize the cause of 400 striking hospital workers Abernathys wife who met him in the Charleston Democrats are expected to push an alternative that would place County Jail Sunday scheduled most of the burden forproduc a news conference today She ing the additional revenue on was expected to revenue business and Industry Some in creases or extensions of current consumer taxes probably will be Included but It now appears was expected to announce stepup in demonstrations Gov Robert McNair reim posed a curfew on the port city after an abortive march led by the ration willbe three dollars Abernathy sparked violence for business taxes to every one Friday night National Guards men were reactivated to Highway Department Genuinely State Is Having Trouble Trying To Borrow Money HARRISBURG UPI The nations money ills are having a profound effect on the state and local governments in Pennsylvania as they attempt to borrow to finance various longrange projects The State Highways Depart ment is genuinely concerned about a million general ob Last week the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance ligation bond Issue scheduled thority found there were no bid for sale on July 22 Bluntly the ders on a f22 million bond Issue sure It it offered to finance 10 construc tion projects at private the de leges The agency Is now scur department isnt at all will get the money Without the funds partment would have to curtail rying to obtain interim and projects already in progress and probably more expensive eliminate those which are ready loans from banks to go from the drawing board The Philadelphia school board to construction found itself similarly shunned The situation Is in no way by Investors not once but twice unique The pinch has been felt recently on bond offerings of at all levels of government in million and million Pennsylvania In recent weeks Only a last minute loan from 10 city banks averted an abrupt halt in work on 32 construction projects designed to Improve conditions in the overcrowded school system The State Public Instruction Department disclosed last week that other school districts have experienced similar difficulties that have resulted in a curtail ment of school construction around the state It blamed the situation on the rising cost of financing Highways Secretary Robert G Barilett says there is little to do but cross our fingers and say a few prayers about the fate of the July borrowing Two adverse things can happen There could be no bids at all or the low bid could be at such a high interest rate that state officials would be forced to re Ject it Either would mean the high ways program would not get its money and would either have to curtail its construction pro gram or seek temporary financ ing from other lending instltu tions Even if the state accepts the low bid at a high interest rate it will mean that because of the increase debt service require ments fewer miles of highway will be built than originally an ticlpated Contd on Page 5 Worker Injured On Raystown Dam Project A Huntingdon man Russell Lee Kyler 31 of 300 Second Street Huntingdon is recuperating at his home today after being treat ed at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital for injuries received Saturday in an accident at the Raystown Reservoir project Kyler an employe for Green construction Company suffered head and shoulder Injuries when he was struck by z rock that fell from a cliff Five sutures were used to close a laceration of the scalp He was rushed to the hospital in the Marklesburg Fire Company ambulance Kyler was admitted to the hos pital as a patient at about 1 pm Saturday He wasreleased from the hospital yesterday dollar of consumer taxes Meanwhile another budget is slated for its initial appearance in the General Assembly This is the Shafer administrations help police enforce the 9 pjn to 5 ajn curfew Abernathy head of the Southern Christian Leadership million capital budget for Conference was arrest construction of various state fa ed while leading the inarch cilltles in the 1969 70 fiscal which violated a restriction year against night demonstrations Contd on Page 5 Contd on Page 14 Confession To Slayings Is False NASHVILLE Term When he tells the truthj he will be dead He has never told the truth In his life Thus Ernest Paul Sims mother described Sims when she learned her son bad confessed to the murder of two girls near Ann Arbor Mich and also the slaying of an Oklahoma City taxi driver After hoars of intensive questioning toy Nashville police Sims admitted late Sunday his mother knew him confessions were a hoax Contd on Page 9 Tormented Star Is Found Dead Yellow Brick Road At End Judy Garland Dies At 47 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers7 Classified Ads 12 13 Comics11 Crossword 13 Obituaries2 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club8 Sports4 5 Through These Doors 3 LONDON yellow brick road led to torment and despair and loneliness for Judy Garland The beautiful colors of her rainbow faded with the years She was found dead In her bathroom Sunday Scotland Yard ruled out foul the body was and planned an autopsy later today A Yard spokesman said it could have been from natural cuases She was 47 Miss Garland in 1967 provid ed In effect her own epitaph When you have lived the life Ive lived when you have loved and suffered and been madly happy and desperately sad well thats you realize that youll never be able to set It all down maybe youd rather die first Husband Finds Body The man with whom she said she had finally found happiness Mickey Deans found Miss Garlands body at 11 am Sunday on the floor of their bathroom at 4 Cadogan Lane This is it For the first time In my life I am really happy she had said on marrying Deans her fifth husband three months ago Finally finally I am loved Investigators found no suicide note In the twostory home They did not rule out an accidental overdose of medica tion A doctor who treated the Contd on Page 14 JUDY GARLAND   

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