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   Daily News (Newspaper) - June 26, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Harrisburpr Pa 17126 rOL NBJE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY JUNE 26 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 126 Lodge Carries New Nixon Instructions To Conclave GETTING READY for their round trip to the moon Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Aim strong Michael Collins and Edwin Aldrin Jr practice water egress in the Gulf of Mexico Two crewmen are in the raft while the third exits the space capsule with the help of a Houston Tex Spacecraft Center frogman All are wearing biological isolation garments as part of the exercise rrand Jury Will Convene On Monday Aug 18 Term Of Court dvanced Two Full Weeks Countdown Starts Tonight Final Rehearsal Begins For Apollo CAPE KENNEDY UPI Ground crewmen made final pre parations today for a fulldress countdown to clear the Apollo 11 spacecraft and booster rocket for a July 16 takeoff in Americas attempt to land the first men on the moon The countdown a final dress rehearsal to check every part of the 36story space machine is scheduled to begin at midnight tonight and last for nearly a week The first stage of the Saturn booster was loaded with kero sene Tuesday and propellants will be poured into the other i i n UiariCS Bickcll A 11 t5tl two stages the final countdown short of of the booster for phases of the which will stop Just igniting Saturns Judge R Merle Heftier today handed down an order in which advanced the opening date of the 1969 September Term of County Court by two full weeks Under the decree the court erm will start on Monday Aug st 18 when the grand jury Is rected to report tor duty Or the September Term onld have started with the con of the grand jury onTues aySept 2 Hefmer directs in his order at the traverse jury will meet Monday Aug 25 tor the open of civil court Criminal court is scheduled open on Tuesday Sept 2 the ay after Labor Day The petit rs win be directed to re rt at ajn on that date Judge Hefmer noted that the nges are due to the heavy work load facing the criminal court The changes in the court sche dule shall apply to the Sept ember Term of 1969 only the order says After the expira tion of tbeseptember Term1969 the schedule for the September Terms of Court shall revert to the regular time as heretofore provided The Huntingdon Judge also de creed that the petit jury summon ed to meet on Sept 2 shall be composed of ninety instead of sixty 60 Jurors as hereto fore summoned This increase in the number of jurors for the criminal Jury serving shall apply only to the September Term 1969 Twentieth Judicial Dis trict todays order says To implement the order Judge Heffner directs that the officials whose duty it is to summon the various Juries for the terms of court for the Twentieth Judicial District directed to exer else and fulfill the duty of sum men ing the respective Juries to meet on the dates hereinabove set forth all in accordance with prior procedure and the laws of those Commonwealth The Judge also directed that a copy of his order be served upon the various county officials involved and the members of the Huntingdon County Bar As so elation powerful engines Astronauts Neil A Arm strong Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrin are spending most of their time at the spaceport practicing in dummy spacecraft which simulate the Contd on Page 14 hi View In Glass Covered Coffin fudy Garland Comes Home or Services In New York NEW YORK UPI Judy garland came home today for tie final act In a tormented fe Six fans were on hand to pay tribute to their idol as the sket bearing Miss Garlands was taken into Madison Avenue funeral home in the rly morning hours after being from London Her body in a glass covered was to be on view today nd Friday morning before neral services Friday after loon She died Sunday in Condon of an accidental self overdose of barbi rates Mrs Gertrude Harris at 47 the same age as Miss Garland stood with five other persons at the funeral home as the casket covered with a brown mat was lifted from the hearse and taken inside She and her companions who Included a young boy said they would wait for the 11 am opening of the funeral home so they could be the first to file past the coffin Set Up Barricades Police already had set up barricades they said would handle as many of Judys fans as turned out Miss Garlands fifth husband Mickey Deans 35 accompanied her body back to the United States from London They had been married only three months There were no fans at the airport when the plane arrived early today The coffin was unloaded and placed on the hearse that took it to the funeral home Actress Liza Mlnelll one of Miss Garlands three children was there but said she did not want to discuss her mothers death From 11 am until 10 pm the body of the star of The Wizard of Oz and A Star is Born will be on view In the glassfaced coffin surrounded by the flowers of friends and Contd on Page 14 Session Of Court Held Judge Arnold D Smorto of Cambria County specially pre sided at a session of Huntingdon County Court on Wednesday After hearing lengthy testl mony in the case of Commonwealth vs Donald R Shope Cassville the visiting judge gave his ruling and decided to review the matter at the end of six months time Shope petitioned the court to reduce his two support orders contending that he is not financi ally able to pay the amounts mandated He is under one order to pay per month for the support of a minor son living with his former wife the present Mrs Susan Martinez of Baldwin Park Calif Shope also is under order to per week for the support of his wife Alice Rae Shope and two minor children The defendant and his second wife are now divorced and a third child was born after the support Contd on Page 14 Dr Charles A L Bickell of Sunbury newlyappointed minis ter of the First United Methodist Church Huntingdon died early this Thursday morning June 26 1969 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville Dr and Mrs Bickell were to have moved to Huntingdon on July 2 and he was to have preached the first sermon in hie newlyassigned church on July 20 He had Just completed six years as district superintendent of the Sunbury District of the Central Pennsylvania Conference and was to have succeeded the Rev vllle V Warner as pastor of the Huntingdon church Mr Warner Confd on Page 5 Harrisburg Has Fairly Calm Night HARRISBURG UPI Rela tive calm prevailed In this state capital city Wednesday night after two straight nights of disorders in a raciallymixed neighborhood Mayor Albert H Straub and Police Chief Martin L Watts said an 8 pm to 7 am cur few apparently was working well There were some incidents of rock throwing and a few false alarms but no repetition of Tuesday evenings outbreak when an 18yearold Negro youth was shot by a white trolnian while lighting a fire bomb Authorities disclosed that a preliminary autopsy Indicated the victim Charles Scott was hit by three shotgun pellets In the back Watts has asked for an inves tigation of the Incident by state police and Dauphin County Dlst Atty Leroy S Zimmer man Police Wednesday evening ported finding a box containing 13 fire bombs next to an aban doned church Watts said they were being held for examina tion At least 35 arrests were made Including five juveniles Police said a 12gauge shotgun was in the possession of one of those picked up Two persons were Confd on Page 2 In Baltimore Area VIP Party Will Attend Three Springs Pool Dedication June 28 A party of state officials and dignitaries and their wives Is expected to take part in the dedication of the Three Springs com munity swimming pool this Saturday beginning at 4 pm Major Martin Walsh Walsh Begins Duties With Army Corps Major Martm W Walsh Jr 30 has assumed the duties of Deputy District Engineer for the Baltimore District Army Corps of Engineers He succeeds Lt Col Joseph A Eagers Jr who has been assigned to the Office Of the Chief of Engineers Major Walsh comes to Bait I more from the New England Di vision where he was the Assis tant Area Engineer SenUnelSys tern Site Construction The Major is a graduate of the U S Military Academy at West Point Class of 1961 with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering He received a masters degree in civil en gineering at Iowa State Univer sity Major Walsh has also completed Engineer Off leersAd vanced Course at Fort Belvolr H e holds ratings as a ranger and parachutist Contd on Page 14 No Break In Paris Talks Foreseen PARIS US negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge carried new Instructions from President Nixon Into todays session of the Vietnam talks Allied sources said the ence is no nearer to a breakthrough than it was six months ago The sources said they are resigned to the prospect of a long summer of talking while the war goes on The Viet Cong In Paris today denounced President Nix ons pledge to withdraw large numbers of American troops from South Vietnam as a maneuver to prolong the war Mrs Nguyen Thl Blnh chief negotiator for the South Vietna mese Communists at the Vietnam peace talks told the 23rd session Nixons promise was ambiguous and laced with conditions Contd on Page 5 2 Injured In Accident Colons Fail To Approve Stopgap Funds elief Checks Will e Late Next Week HARRISBURG UPI Pennsylvanias relief recipients will looking for their regular monthly checks In vain early next eek I A miscalculation In the Gen pal Assembly means they will getting them about two days Ite probably not i itll July 3 It all resulted from the fail re of the Legislature to put trough this week a million jopgap appropriation for wel re The neasure has passed House And cleared second padlng in the Seriate Wednes fcy If the Senate and House kd been willing to stay in ses Jon Thursday the checks ould have been on time But two chambers quit for the eek Wednesday I As 3 result the stopgap ap roprlatlon cannot clear the pnate until next Monday And will have to come back to House for concurrence In an nendment which also can be ne Monday The office of state Auditor General Robert M Casey may not issue the orders to the state treasurer to send out the checks until the appropriation Is passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor And this means the checks will be two days least THE WEATHER Mostly sunny warm and humid this afternoon and Fri day High both days mid 80s to low 90s Fair warm and humid tonight Low mid 60s to low 70s Saturdays outlook variable cloudiness hot and humid with scattered thundershowers Governor Opposes Revision They could be more For the amendment made In the bill may make Gov Raymond P Shafer reluctant to sign it The revision specifies that pennsy care payments state medical aid for the indigent shall not be cut This the governor has warned he must do because of the General Assemblys failure to approve a state budget which would embody the money ot the medical payments Before it left for the week the House approved and sent to the Senate a series of four bills continuing the implementation of the master plan for educa tion in the state The mast important of the measures would strengthen the powers of the State Board of Education particularly over the state owned and state re lated colleges and universities Contd on Page 12 Two persons were slightly in jured In a Union Township acci dent yesterday in which a car was demolished State Police said Thomas E Hess 18 Mapleton Depot was northbound at am on Route 829 the Trough Creek Valley Road operating a 1957 Chevro let sedan Six and fourtenths miles south of Mill Creek he lost control of his car The vehicle ran up an embankment and overturned It rolled back onto the northbound traffic lane and stopped there on its left side Hess and a passenger in his car Emily Griffith 18 Broad Top RD were slightly injured In the Union Township accident Damage to the Hess car was set at SI50 its full value Fleck Wolfe To Head For Moose Convention Governor Carl L Fleck and Secretary John W Wolfe will leave Friday night to represent Huntingdon Moose Lodge No 223 at the 81 st annual international convention to be held in Chicago 111 June 28 to July 3 While at the convention Fleck and Wolfe will visit Mooseheart on Sunday to attend the Moose heart modernization program at which time they will see the new equipment purchased for the Baby Village and also the new light plant and a number of other Contd on Page 2 The party of was an nounced by Three Springs Rec reational Association program chairman Peggy Ann Walker who stated that a large crowd is expected In the community possibly even surpassing the number of people at the Three Springs Mardl Gras The program will begin with a presentation of a flag flown over the Capitol building In Washing ton by Congressman J Irving Whalley Lasting approximately one hour the dedication will close with a keynote speech by state Senator D Elmer Haw baker followed by a rlbborucuU ting by Recreational Ass ociation President Freddie Wible and the Senator Immediately after the ribbon cutting swimming is to begin Contd on Page 16 Missing Girl Is Located During Search An 11yearold Smithfield Township girl missing for about eight hours was found in Ports town last evening while volunteer firemen were conducting a search for her The child Dorothy Kearney had left her home along the Fair grounds Road Huntingdon RD at 1 pm yesterday She was found at last evening Huntingdon police were noti fied by the mother Mrs Mar lene Strunk that Dorothy had failed to report home for her evening meal The Blair Park swimming pool and playground areas were searched without sue Contd on Page 12 Dateline Central Pennsylvania WAYNESBORCJ UPfl Omar M Scotts 57yearoId farmer from Zellmger Franklin County near here burned to death Wed nesday as he lay trapped under his overturned tractor Scotts was attempting to transport a slab of concrete on a front ing scoop when the accident oo cur red BELLWOOD L C Ander son and Sons of Huntingdon has been awarded a contract by Bell woodAntis Park Authority for the construction of a new mod ern swimming pool and house complex This Is one aspect ot the fast developing industrial program In the Bell wood area and will cost Work on the erec tlon of the pool and bathhouse will begin in ten days PHILIPSBURG The board Contd on Pages Senate Asks President Please Let Us Assist First Money Hills WASHINGTON UPI Senate Appropriations Commit tee Wednesday approved Its first money bills of the billion for the Agriculture less than was appropriated last and billion for the Treasury and Post more than last year The Agriculture appropriation included money for doubling the food stamp program buteliminated the House passed limitation of in subsidy payments to an individual farmer There was no indication when the bills would be debated on the floor WASHINGTON UPI message to the President of the United States The Senate wants Congress to share with you the decision to make military and monetary commit ments to foreign powers Please Frustrated by the Vietnam War and seeking to assert Its constitutional role in foreign affairs the Senate Wednesday adopted a sense of the Senate resolution asking affir mative action by Congress before commitments or promi ses of commitments are made The resolution was passed by a bipartisan vote of 7016 But the opposed by President in no way legally binding on the Chief Executive He can If he wishes Ignore Senate sentiment and go ahead with commit merits on his own The resolution defines a national commitment as the use of the armed forces on foreign territory or a promise to assist a foreign country government or people by the use of the armed forces or financial resourses of the United States either immedi ately or upon the happening of certain events A lastminute effort en gineered by Senate Republican INSIDE THE NEWS Leader Everett M Dlrksen to make the resolution more palatable to Nixon failed The Senate defeated 6136 a substitute resolution that would have limited it to only hot war situations with exemp tions when there was a threat to the national security when armed forces were needed to repel an attack or to protect American lives and property There was no question the Vietnam War was an underly ing motive for the resolution Ann Landers 3 Classified 15 Comics IS Crossword15 News of Yesteryear 6 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club 10 Sunday School Lesson 11 Burger Honored WASHINGTON UPI Justice Warren E Burger and his family were honored Wednesday night at a reception given for him in a House Office Building by the State Society of his home state of Minnesota Police Try To Locate Insecticide BONN German and Dutch police searched today for a barge that might have dumped overboard the Insecticide that killed 40 million fish in the Rhine River A week after the first poisoned fish bobbed to the surface authorities still were puzzled by the oxins origin They concentrated on the thousands of barges that ply the Rhine Europes busiest waterway The chemical killer was identified by Dutch scientists as Endosulfan a compound eted by the Farbwerke Hoechst concern of West Germany under the trade name Thiodan Spokesmen for the firm denied Its rlverhead Thiodan plant at Grieshelm had flushed the crop spray into the Main River which flows Into the Rhine Factory officials said two 13gallon drums of the insecticide could have caused the pollution and death Police and customs officials in West Germany and the Netherlands pored over cargo manifests of barges using the Rhine to determine if any had been basllng Thiodan to Dutch ports for shipment abroad The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use ofthe chemical in the United States As the search went on workmen on foot and in boats Contd on Page 12   

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