Huntingdon Daily News, June 28, 1969 : Front Page

Publication: Huntingdon Daily News June 28, 1969

Daily News (Newspaper) - June 28, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Would Meaiv For County Four County Projects In Capital Budget Proposals Four HnoUDcdoD Coutjr projects are included In the bricks aad Mortar plan to provide Pennsylvania with new or im proved mental health and retardation facilities hospitals col leges and universities state parks and recreation protects hirh ways and mass transportation facilities An llblll package of capital budget expenditures for 196970 first of five proposals over the next half decade was submitted by the ShPfar administration to the General Assembly OB Mon day June 23 Chief sponsor of the 196970 capital budget re quests was Sen Richard C Frame Republican from Venango County TOTALS MILLION The 196970 package would au thorize spending a total of million on capital firstyear recommendations of a fiveyear capital Improvement program outlined by the governor in volume five of his executive budget Of the Huntingdon County pro jects two are land acquisition costs for major road Improve ments one is a complete FM radio system for state forest district No 5 Department of Forests and Waters and one is an electrical Improvement pro ject at the State Correctional Institution at Huntingdon to be funded through the Department of Justice The highways projects are sec tion 10 of traffic route 522 from two lane relocation on a four lane rightofway a total of 65 miles from a point south of Or blsonia to Shlrleysburg Land costs on this project are esti mated at a flat one million dol lars less than an eighth of the total project The second an expenditure of Is also lor land costs along the proposed two lane re location of traffic route 45 from Its Junction with Route 350 to Spruce Creek A total 35 miles In length this vital relocation Is expected to cost to complete BOTH PRIMARIES Both projects are recorded in the updated highways exyear improvement plan The section 10 Route 522 construction was Contd on Page 10 THE WEATHER Variable cloudiness hot and humid with scattered storms today and early to night High today in the 90s Partly cloudy and becom ing less humid latertonight Low in the 6OB Sunny and less humid Sunday State Library Education Building Pa 17186 6247 Tax Notices To Be Mailed July 1 Huntingdon Borough Tax Bill Is Smaller This Year TRIPLEDECKER formation is maintained by three Kiowa light observation helicopters the newest addition to the Armys chopper fleet The Army has ordered 2200 Kiowas produced by Bel at Fort Worth Tex IPs hard to believe but Huntingdon Boroughs tax bill lor 1069 is smaller than it was last year Tax Collector E Clalr Kenyan revealed today that the total for the new duplicate is or lass than in 1968 when the figure was Kenyan is preparing to drop 6247 tax notices in the mail far delivery on Tuesday July 1 The total is 221 less than last year with the biggest loss being in the per capita category where 195 notices were lopped off at each Three different types of taxes are collected by Kenyan Real estate per capita and personal property m two cases per capita and personal property the totals are lower than In 1068 but In the real estate bracket the total is up The tax collector points out that there are no Increases In the various levies for 1938 The real estate tax totals 63 40 for the school district 14 for the county and nine for tha borough The per capita tax amounts to 88 HO for the school district f3 for UM county and for the borough The 4mili personal property tax also remains the same On real estate Kenyon will collect for the county school district and borough to the tune of on 2063 notices Last year the total was on 2076 notices In the per capita realm the total for 1969 Is for the three taxing units This total for 3954 notices is less than ta 1968 when the overall figure was on 4149 tices The per capita tax should brine in for the borough 111862 for the county and for the school district Tax Collector Kenyon pointed out that the 4mlll personal levy is slated to bring to to the county trea sury less than in the previous year The levy in the five wards of the borough 10 Contd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Junlata Ann Landers Church Page Classified Ads Comics 6 6 3 10 11 9 Crossword11 Social Club 8 Sports445 Rung Column 6 Plan Events For July 5 Convention County Fireman Outline Holiday Huntingdon County firemen have planned a fimfilled holiday for area residents during the 23rd Annual Huntingdon Fire mens Association Convention that will be held at Shade Gap on July 5 In Huntingdon Blood Visit Scheduled For July 15 OwensCorning Fiberglas Club will be responsible for sponsor ing the Wednesday July 16 visit of the bloodmobile to Hunting don The mobile unit from the Johnstown Regional Blood Center will arrive in time to start col lee ting blood at 12 noon on that date Because of the summer temp eratures tha location for the July collection will be changed from the Huntingdon Community Center to the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church corner of Fifth and Mlf flin Streets Volunteers and prospective donors should note the change in place Heading the teams of solicitors are two Fiberglas Club members Kenneth Coen and Mrs Janet Osborne Summer always presents an increase in the need for blood often due to recreational and traffic ac cidents For this reason it is important that the quota is met and that Huntingdon Chapter maintains its line standing in blood collection Blood is needed in the med ical profession because it sus tains life When a patient is unable to manufacture blood in sufficient quantity to do this or is suffering from acute blood proper treatment requires that the blood which is lacking be replaced by transfusion Some of the conditions in which Contd on Page 2 The convention will Include entertainment food concessions and rides provided by a earn ival which will camp for three days at Harpers Memorial Park Visiting firemen may register at the convention between the hours of 10 a on and 6 pjn A restaurant at the park will also open at 10 ajn Events for the day open with a pumping contest and a battle of the barrel contest at 1 pm At 2 pjn beauty contestants will register at the park Supper will be served at 4 pjtn in the park and the Hen derson Fire Company of Lewis town will give an aerial lad der demonstration at 5 pjxi A parade will form at the south end of Shade Gap at pjn and begin marching north through Shade Gap to Fords Contd on Page 2 Warning Is Given By Dog Law Officer Records at the office of the Huntingdon County Treasurer Richard Kidd reveal that approx imately 387 county residents have not licensed their dogs for 1969 Herman G Robb state dog law enforcement officer for Hunt ing don County said today that he has filed prosecutions against 14 dog owners for not having licenses He will continue to spot check and anyone found boring an unlicensed dog will be prosecuted The minimum fine and costs is with a max imum in excess of Robb urges all dog owners to make certain their dogs are LU censed and kept under reason able control thus respecting both the community and the law Reds Push Long Siege Of Ben Het SAIGON Viet names e gunners pounded the USo Green Beret camp at Ben Het with 236 mortar rocket and artillery rounds pushing their siege of the outpost into its 53rd day military spokesmen said today The US Command said it has received and released erroneous information earlier that 445 rounds had fallen on the camp The roundtheclock shelling Friday caused light casualties among the garrisons defenders Green Berets 180 Ameri can artillerymen and 450 South Vietnamese mercenaries No one was killed Ignoring the incoming barra ges the US gunners manned their howitzers and blazed back at the North Vietnamese troops in the hills around the outpost 280 miles northeast of Saigon US warpianes and helicopter gunships tore into the Commu nist gun positions Commanders at the scene said the camp was in no danger of being overrun but the Viet Congs Liberation Radio said today Our encirclement has been tightened around this camp It said more than 1600 Allied troops had been killed at Ben Het This victory inflicts a hard Contd on Page 10 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION 28 1969 NO 128 Red Cross Chapter Sets Annual Meet i Huntingdon Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its annual meeting Monday even ing July 7 at 7 oclock in the social room of the Twelfthstreet United Methodist Church in Hunt ingdon This session is open to the public and it Is hoped that a representative group from the Huntingdon Chapter community will attend A tea has been planned Notorious Murderer Recaptured MARTINEZ Calif The Tiger Woman of the 1930s Winnie Ruth Judd was captured Friday seven years after escaping from an Arizona mental hospital Contra Costa County sheriffs deputies stumbled upon the convicted murderer while inves tigating an unsolved local slaying A car spotted near the scene of the killing was traced to a Marian Lane the name deputies said Mrs Judd now 65 was using Sheriff Walter Young safcl Mrs Jucki was not been connected with the local killing and would be returned to Arizona but not before Mon day Winnie Ruth was a pretty blonde secretary in Phoenix Ariz when she gained nation wide notoriety for the 1931 gunshot killings of Anne Le Roi and Hedvig Samuelson two young women she lived with After killing them Mrs Judd admitted dismembering their bodies stuffing them into two trunks and a suitcase and shipping them by train to Los Angeles where she planned to dump them in the Pacific Ocean Agent Spots Blood A railroad agent spotted blood seeping from the trunks when they arrived in Los Angeles on Oct 20 1931 When Mrs Judd showed up later to claim the luggage police asked her to open the trunks She excused herself saying she would get the keys and did not return Police then opened the luggage and discovered the killings Winnie Ruth surrendered a few days later was convicted Contd on Page 2 Nixon To Fly To Pacific For Apollo 11 Splashdown Students Leave For Home Abroad AFSser Goodbyes Heard This Week American Field Service farewells have been the order of the week in Huntingdon County Today it was adios with an abrazo big hug from Patrlcio Serrano Campos and Gloria Contardi both of Chile who have spent the past school year with area families Host Queen Tuesday last it was goodbye and Happy Landings for Bon nie Friend Huntingdon AFSer headed for a summer in Finland as an American Abroads interna tional scholarship winner Patricio who was graduated from Huntingdon Area High Sch ool and Gloria from Juniata Valley High School were taken to Camp Hill today by their res pective families Mr and Mrs Porter Brown of Mill Creek Star Route and Mr and Mrs Raymond McGargle of Peters burg RD After a brief period of orient ation in Camp Hill the two Hunt ingdon County AFSers will start Contd on Page 10 Attorneys Garden Wins Acclaim Monkey Is Readied For Space Ride CAPE KENNEDY UPI Scientists readied a 14 pound monkey named Bonny today for a 30day space ride to help clear the way for eventual manned trips to the planets The pigtail monkey a native of the Southeast Asian jungles about two and a half feet tall was to be suited up in a special zippered space garment and taken to the launch pad by midmorning and put in the spacf capsule A JOstory Delta rocket a reliable space workhorse mak ing its 70th launch is sche duled to send Bonny isito a DEBORAH POOR Deborah Poor daughter of Mr and Mrs George Poor of Mount Union RD will be host queen for the Huntingdon County Firemens Association convention on July 5 Queen Debbie is five feet tall has ash blonde hair and blue eyes She attends Mount Union Area High School where she is a sopho more Miss Poor was crowned Miss Shade Gap Picnic 1968 and will be hostess to thirteen girls who are competing for the title of Miss Huntingdon County Firemen Methodist The gracefully curved benches on either side of the rose garden in the plaquewinning Garden of the Month of Attorney J C Schock 206 Second Street add an artistic touch to the garden design Visitors are welcome plant the plea of landscape designers and the garden of Attorney J C Schock at the rear of his home at 206Second S treet is an outstanding example of how the system pays off Named Garden of the Month by the Standing Stone Garden Club the Schock garden one of few formal gardens to adorn the Huntingdon scene draws exclamations of delight from all who see it It looked good on paper to Mr Shock when he planned it in 1955 shortly after purchasing the handsome Edward Greene home In his design he utilized the artistic brick stairway down thr ough the terraced area and the brick wall surrounding the pro perty The rest of the yard was pretty much wilderness but Mr Schock eagerly accepted the challenge to create a place of beauty And he has succeeded super bly At the base of the terrace are four rose beds with brick edg ing rectangular at one end with a circular line at the other to give a curved effect for the sun dial the focal point of the gar den Additional brickedged flo wer beds lie along he walls of the property Contd on Page 5 circular orbit 253 miles above the earth at pm EOT rariSll LhangCS and there he is due to stay until A he is brought back for a safe recovery over the Pacific Ocean July 28 At another launch complex all was reported going well in the final major countdown practice before the July 16 blastoff of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A Armstrong Michael Contd on Page 10 Dr Paul E Myers super intendent of the Altoona District of the United Methodist Church has announced the following par ish changes and realignments in the Broad Top feaxton trict effective July 1 The Rev Robert George will Contd on Page 2 Meeting Of Allied Heads May Be Set NEW YORK ident Nixon is expected to travel to the Pacific for the splashdown of Americas moon landing Apollo 11 astronauts July 24 The trip may extended to include a possible meeting with government lead ers from nations fighting with the United States in Vietnam An announcement from the traveling White House press headquarters probably will be made this morning Press Secretary Ronald Zie gler was expected to announce at the traveling White House press headquarters here the Presidents choice for assistant secretary of health education and welfare for health and scientific affairs climaxing a fivemonth controversy wlthft the administration HEW Secretary Robert H Finch announced in Washingtoi Friday he had given up on his efforts to get Dr John H Knowles his first choice appointed to the position the highest medical job in the government Dr Roger O Egeberg dean of the University of Southern California Medical School met with Finch for mer e than two hours Friday and appeared likely to get the ob Senators Accompany Nixon New York Sens Jacob K Javlts and Charles Goodell who accompanied the President Friday on his visit to the St Lawrence Seaway and the Man and His World exposl Uon at Montreal Canada both decried the decision to drop Knowles Nixon referred to the forth coming moon landing shot Contd on Page 10 High Court Adopts Rules And Standards Judge To Decide Location Of 4 Magisterial Offices According to a Pennsylvania Supreme Court order it will be the responsibility of Judge R Merle Heffner to decide the loca tion of the offices of Huntingdon Countys four district Justices will take office on or after January 1 The states highest tribunal has adopted rules and standards pertaining to the district just Ices who will replace the justice of the peace system now in effect throughout the state Judge Heffner said today that work has started on a program to Implement the high court order All planning must be completed so that the district justices may take over their duties the first of the year Willie several more con ferences on various phases of the new system are planned the basic part of the program has been discussed by officials and plans have been formulated The high court rules state that the president judge shall establish the location of the of fices In each magisterial district Insofar as is possible he shall insure that each office be located in a place convenient to the public and one in which the busi ness of the office can be con ducted with dignity decorum and dispatch These offices shall not be located in or ad jacent to the residence or place of business of the district just ice and shall include a hearing room and other necessary rooms as well as furniture and equip ment The judge shall also make certain that the justice is pro vided with the staff necessary for theperformance of his dut ies the court said Contd on Page 2 ;

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Publication: Huntingdon Daily News

Location: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Issue Date: June 28, 1969

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