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   Daily News (Newspaper) - June 27, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building HarrisbiuK Pa 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FRIDAY JUNE 27 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 127 Yellowstone Has Snow Heat Buckles Chicago Pavements Motorists In Chicago and Yellowstone National Park have had trouble getting around lately Tremendous heat Thursday buckled the pavement on some Chi cago expressways It snowed In the big park Nearly 20000 tourists on swnmer vacation of Yellowstone were making their way around the Wyoming park Expressway causing as 12 inches of snow fell traffic backup Chains were required on vehicles entering from eastern entrance stations from Cody Wyo as roads stayed icedup in the second day of a summer snowstorm In Chicago 96 degrees were recorded at 4 highest temperature of the year at rush hour and tying a 26year mark for the day Expanding pave ment buckled on the Kennedy a large One Man Dies One man died of sunstroke as temperatures stayed in the 90s tntil 8 pm lowering water pressure The Chicago Fire Department received so many of illegally opened fire hydrants that no count was The Eastern half of the nation was covered with heat Thursday while tornadoes and powerful winds tore through parts of the Midwest A long squall line extending from Upper Michigan to Central Oklahoma caused various kinds of severe weather Early today a tornado was reported near Fiatt 111 More than two inches of rain tell in a sixhour period ending early today at Escanaba Mich Green Bay Wis Kansas City Mo Ottumwa Iowa and Cedar Rapids Iowa The Kansas City area in Missouri and Kansas was especially by storms Thursday Numerous funnel clouds were sighted THE WEATHER Sunny hot and humid today with scattered thundershow ers this afternoon andevenlng High upper 80s to mid 90s Variable cloudiness hot and humid with scattered thun dershowers tonight and Sa turday Low tonight upper 60s to mid 70s High Saturday mid 80s to low 90s Sundays outlook partly cloudy and cooler Five tornadoes touched down Thursday in Wisconsin Injuring at least four persons and causing widely scattered da mage Four twisters touched down in Kansas and three in Iowa At least two twisters hit Parkvilfe Mo destroying two homes and damaging six others At least 12 trailer homes also were damaged Several persons were slightly injured Winds also damaged high school and took off part of the roof of a church Twister Touches Down Thursday was tbe second day of violent weather in Wisconsin Hail high winds and twisters accompanied thunderstorms in the state A 12yearold girl drowned at Watertown when she went under in the drainage ditch In which she was wading Winds forced postponement of the search for the body of one of two policemen drowned in Lake Michigan aftertheir boat capsized Thursdays highest tempera ture was 107 at Presidio Tex Hobart Okla had 104 while both Midland Tex and Jack son Miss had 100 A high pressure area off the eastern coast sent a southwest erly flow of hot and humid air over Pennsylvania today to keep the temperature around the 90 degree mark under mostly sunny skies Fair and warm weather was in the making for tonight with readings In the upper to low And another hot and humid Saturday was forecast with more readings in the 90 degree range There was the possibility of scattered thunders bowers today In the west em sections and both the northern and western sections may have showers or thundershowers tonight and Saturday INSIDE THE NPWS Ann Landers18 Building Page10 Classified Ads 16 ft 17 Comics15 Courthouse Roundup 16 Crossword17 Farm Page 9 Obituaries2 On Stage Live3 Penna Story6 Society Club News 11 TV Schedule8 ft 9 Nixon Travels To Canada On Mission Of Friendship Seaway Opening To Be Marked WASHINGTON lident Nixon flew today to the luSCanadian border to com jmemorate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the St Lawrence Seaway a 2400mlle aultirUlion dollar chain of locks and dams linking Ameri cas Midwest to ocean shipping Nixon was to join Canadian rlme Minister Pierre Elliott Prudeau in a visit to the International Friendship MOD aent he dedicated 10 years today as vice president After ceremonial speeches edleatlfig the Dwight D enlKFirer Lock TTlxon and rrndeau were to fly to iontreal for a tour of Man ad His World an Internation exposltion on the site of f xpo 67 on lie SalntHelene Canadian officials blocked It Jff for the day because of osslble demonstrations Nixon and Trudeau planner a ride to the Place de Ration Stadium where they Contjd on Page 7 Seeks Crowil Look Back With Satisfaction Johnson Breaks 5Month Silence WASHINGTON UPI Former President Lyndon B Johnson has ended five months of public silence to predict the Democratic party will once again move mountains despite the scars of dis Dateline Central Pennsylvania 12year rural Chambersburg youth owned in a farm pood at his bme Thursday three miles pom here Authorities said jimathy C Shannon son of Mr Mrs Samuel Jr a poor swimmer and fell the water from a tube IALTCONA city council received a request for participation in the Ever Manor housing unit The request was mafle by re resentatives of Improved Dwel ags for Altoona The Contd on Page 2 M1CHELE WAGNER Huntingdon Fire Queen Selected Miss Michete Wagner a 1969 graduate of Huntingdon Area High School will represent the Huntingdon Fire Department July 5 in the annual Huntingdon County fire queen competition Micbele is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Samuel L Wagner of 4Ca Fourth Street Huntingdon The queen competition will be a highlight of the Huntingdon County Firemens Association convention which will take place the first weekend of JulymShade Gap An academic student Hichele lists her man interests as music and journalism An active member of Choralairs and Belles and Beaus her hlghschool years Michele sang at District Chorus m 1968 and 69 and at I AlLstate Chorus this sension The words from the former president came Thursday night at a Democratic congressional fund raising dinner in the form of a letter to his former colleagues A united Democratic party has moved mountains in OUT time It can again The scars of our divisions are still there but towering high above them are the monuments to hope and human progress we have built togeth er Looking ahead has always come more naturally to Demo crats than looking back And tonight there is much more to Democrats to look ahead to There are all those proud gains we labored so hard to achieve which must now be preserved and protected And there is the work left children still Contd on Page 2 Region spring Miss named Wagner was recently one of the 80 winners of NatiooalPresbyterlanScholar Contd on Page 2 Technicians Start Final Practice CAPE KENNEDY Technicians started a final practice countdown today to clear Apollo 11 for its manned moon landing mission while scientists picked a monkey for 30 days of spaceflight around the earth The 113hour dress rehearsal countdown on the combination of the Saturn 5 booster rocket and the Apollo 11 command and lunar landing spacecraft began one minute after midnight EDT If the test is completed next week without serious trouble astronauts Nell A Armstrong Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrin will have a goahead for their scheduled July 16 takeoff on an historic eightday expedi tion Armstrong and planned moon landing was July 20 The astronauts were briefed CHAPEL HILL NC in their spaceport quarters last Former Commerce Secretary Luther H Hodges was injured iConfd on Page 2 Thursday night when be jumped from the second story of his burning house His wife Mr 11 C was overcome by smoke U1 lid O Hodges 71 who served in the Cabinet of President John F Kennedy was hospitalized in satisfactory condition with an ankle injury Contd on Page 12 1 ays Big Price At Ben Het SAIGON com mander of US Green Berets in the Central Highlands said today the North Vietnamese had accomplished nothing nothing nothing in their 52 day encirclement of his mens camp at Ben Het The enemy Is paying a tremendous price Lt Col Andrew Marquis 43 of sonviUe Fla told UPI corre spondent David Lamb in Kontum a highlands provincial capital Were whittling him down with B52s and air strikes The camp is not in danger of falling The enemy has not accomplished one thing at Ben nothing nothing Marquis said The B52s Marquis mentioned swept in six times Thursday and today and dumped 540 tons of bombs on suspected North Vietnamese positions all around 0 ii i I d S c r v ices Welfare Director Reports Acting Huntingdon County child welfare director Martha Jones presented a wrapup on services provided by her department at the regular meeting of Huntingdon County commissioners Thurs day Mrs Jones stated that five county children who had been supported through the welfare services had graduated from high schools this spring and one was planning to enter college in the fall Eight other children who had been residing in foster homes she asserted have been returned to their own homes These child ren are of varying ages One child was placed in foster care this week and one youngster a retarded child who had been resident at Oakdale Boys Indust rial Home near Willdnsburg has been discharged in the custody of his father to make trial adjustment to regular liv Confd on Page 2 Prince Charles lists Qualities For His Queen LONDON UPI And so it was that in eight Inch headlines the call went out across the land today for a fair maiden fit to marry the shy prince who one day will inherit the throne Cont d 7 Hodges Injured In Blaze Wife Is Critical NEA Delegates Are Facing Overhaul Push PHILADELPHIA resentatives of big city public school teachers will push for a complete overhaul of the Na tional Education Association NEA when the groups 7000 delegates gather here next Monday Members of the National Contd on Page 2 Two Injured As Vehicle Rams Rig An Alexandria woman and her granddaughter narrowly escaped serious injury yesterday after noon when a station wagon crashed into a slowmoving tract ortrailer on the east slope of Warrior Ridge west of Hunting don Helen E Fleming 49 Alex andria Is being treated at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital today for multiple lacerations of her face and right arm She was scheduled to be Xrayed today Her granddaughter Dawn Rup ert 4 daughter of Mr and Mrs Michael Rupert of Petersburg also suffered multiple lacer ations of the face Both Mrs Fleming wife of Harold H Flemingof Alexandria The girl I will Prince Charles blared the London Dally Mirror headline above the listing of what the heir to the British throne said he sought In a princess and prospective queen Common sense would favor a foreign princess he told televi sion interviewers Thursday night but his desires lean toward a commoner No glass slipper princess she The matter of choosing a bride Is awfully difficult because you have got to remember that when you marry In my position you are going to marry somebody who perhaps one day is going to become queen he said Must Choose Carefully You have got to choose somebody very carefully I think who could fulfill this particular role and it has got to be somebody pretty special said the 20yearold prince soon to become prince of Wales The London morning newspa pers picked up the remarks and splashed the qualifications across their front pages under big black headlines some as high as eight inches Contd on Page 12 iN a ii led ill Of Trustees IVrsideul Dr Harry HNegley JrHunt ingdon was elected president of the board of trustees of the Holl idaysburg State Hospital at the annual meeting held yesterday afternoon Dr Negley a prominent Hunt ingdon physician also is Hunt ingdon County coroner He is Confd on Page 2 Tensions Easing In Harrisburg HARRISBURG UPI This citys restrictive curfew to be hi effect for two more days ap parently Is effective Acting Police Chief Martin L Watts credited the curfew and assistance from the black com munity with easing tensions In the raciallynilxed Allison Hill section where trouble flared Monday and Tuesday Police reported very few trou ble spots Thursday night and only four arrests were made two for disorderly conduct and two for curfew violations A fire of inclndiary nature In two vacant houses was Unguished In 20 minutes Police said a batalllon chiefs car was damaged as it left the scene when hit in the windshield by a rock A firebomb was tossed at a car later In the evening but missed and landed in a vacant lot i Mayor Albert H Straub again met with members of the Negro community and said after wards I dont think there is any division of the objectives of the black and white com munity The citys Negro oriented ghetto enterprises also asked for million in public contribu tions from those who have shown a definite lack of re sponse sympathy support and cooperation In Negro selfhelp efforts The disturbances began Mon day reportedly triggered when police made an arrest They continued Tuesday night as Contd on Page 2 Issassination Of Archduke Ferdinand urvivor Recalls Event iat Triggered World War A R A J E V O Yugoslavia sun came up hot in Jear sky the morning of June 1914 That alone made etko Popovic nervous IWe hadnt counted on the ber being good he Jailed today It had rained days Now I was faced with some way to conceal grenade and olstol I was Irying 18 at the time was of a group of seven young tnian Servs with a self jited tbe Archduke Franz Ferdin of Austria For them be jibollzed the tyranny of the Empire in Slavic lands which later to become modern Yugo la It was about 10 am and the were gathering fast on the qua where the royal car would appear Popovic said The seven of us were spread out in the area each armed with either grenades or pistols or both Popovic today bears little resemblance superficially to the gaunt young man in tbe greatcoat His black hair belles his 73 years His neat gray suit and horn rimmed glasses fit better the professor of philoso phy and education he became In his mature years Remembers Every Detail But he remembers every detail of that momentous day in history 55 years ago The sound of the royal motorcade drew nearer The crowd surged forward to get a better 1 suddenly realized I was in grave trouble he recalled In order to detonate the fuse on the grenade I bad to knock It against something hard like tbe wall behind me The fuse lasted 1011 seconds If I moved forward with the crowd to see the car with Franz Ferdinand and his wife I couldnt detonate the fuse But if I stayed back against tbe wall alone I could be spotted easily and moreover would have to lob the grenade over the beads of the crowd taking a chance on the aim Just then there was a muffled a grenade that had fizzled I thought There was lots of shouting and milling about Nobody bothered to notice me Popovic later learned that his fellowconspirator 19yearold Nedeljko Chabrlnovic had tossed a grenade at the open Contd on Page 7 Jud GUI land NEW YORK and in small groups mourners shuffled through the night past the ivory and gold glasstopped casket bearing the body of Judy Garland The faces of most were impassive as they passed the frail body clad in the same yellow chiffon dress in which she was married three months ago Occasionally however a weeping woman would genuflect before the casket lined in blue satin and embellished by a single long stemmed red rose Huge floral sprays of roses carnations and mums circled the casket bearing the names of show business personalities Irving Berlin Dirk Bogarde Jonl James Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor Jimmy Stewart Tony Bennett Kather ine Gray son and Noel Coward One rainbowshaped peony wreath stood nearby signed Cathy Lou Mike Maria Pam Originally plans called for the public viewing of the body until 10 pm but when the crowds swelled into the thousands Miss Garlands fifth husband Mickey Deans requested the funeral home remain open all night By Contd on Page 7 Station Wagon Is Demolished In Crash Two Hurt Right side of Plymouth station wagon was demolished yes terday afternoon when the vehicle knifed into the rear of the slowmoving rig show in Ms Daily News photo Mrs Helen Fleming 49 Alexandria driver of the Plymouth and her grand daughter Dawn Rupert 4 Petersburg suffered multiple fa cial lacerations Mrs Fleming was pinned in the demolished station wagon for five minutes until she was freed by State Police Accident happened on Warrior Ridge west of Hunting dorr   

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