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   Daily News (Newspaper) - June 30, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                State Library Education Building Harrisbura Pa 17126 After The Dedication Relief From Heat Youngsters waited nearly two hours in hot muggy weather Saturday to enjoy the fruits of community leaders the new Three Springs Community Swimming Pool Trouble with the public address system held up the dedication and It was nearly six oclock before the pool opened But when it did how the youngsters enjoyed 111 Photo shows just a portion of the crowd who witnessed the dedication ceremonies Ribbon Cutting Opened Three Springs Pool Three Springs Recreational Association President Freddie E Wlble left and Senator D Elmer Hawbaker of Pennsyl vanias 33rd district shared the ribboncutting which marked the end of the dedication ceremonies at Three Springs Satur day afternoon and opened the pool Hawbaker was given the bow as a memento of his efforts in seeing that the dream of a community pool for Three Springs became a reality THE DAILY NEWS Three Springs Has Siiecoss In Pool Project VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MOM Jl INK JO Ml North Viet Troops Lifting Pressure On Ben Het Camp Model To Emulate Lightest Shelling In Two Weeks SAIGON Viet namese gunners surrounding For Second Year House Fares Vote On Budget Blueprint Green Beret camp for 22 hours Sunday and then cut loose with 25 rounds before midnight in their lightest daily bombard ment of the outpost in at least two weeks It appears the pressure is lifting an informed US military adviser said The enemy is confused He doesnt know where to move Weve got a lot of planes In the air pounding bell out of him Elsewhere the Communists lobbed three mansized rockets into Saigon late Sunday in the first shelling of the capital in eight days One hit at the entrance to a South Vietnamese paratrooper headquarters hurt ing no one and the two others smashed into a residential area wounding nine civilians US headquarters in Saigon said two South Vietnamese troopers were killed in the 25 Contd on Page 2 Assembly Nears Vacation Month Soloiis Just Avoid All Deadlines John E Miller THE WEATHER Sunny warm and humid today High upper 80s to mid 90s Var iable cloudiness warm and hu mid with scattered thunder storms tonight Low mid 60s to low 70s Variable cloudiness and becoming less humid Tues day with scattered thunder showers ending High in the 80s Wednesdays outlook sun ny and pleasant Mount Union Rotariaii Is Honored John E Miller president of the Mount Union Rotary Club for the 196970 term has been named as Rotarian of the Year for the second year in succession This award is made annually by fellow Rotarians to the mem ber who has done the most to advance the welfare of the club Miller now serving as vice president of the club will assume the duties of president the first meeting scheduled In July on Thursday July 10 Miller supervising principal of the Mount Union Elementary Schools has been active in the United Fund campaigns and is a member of the Knights of Columbus of Mount Union He Contd on Page 11 HARRISBURG UPI The General Assembly heads Into its seventh month this week and its major drive in the next few weeks will be to prepare to lake the eighth month as a vacation In the House the principal action this week probably will revolve around adjusting the Travel By Bus Democratic leaderships pro posed billion budget to make it sufficiently acceptable to draw the all but unanimous Democratic vote it will need for passage and shipment to the Senate House Democratic Floor Lead er K Leroy Irvis appeared con fident when the lawmakers closed last weeks session that the Democratic fiscal plans will Fresh Air Kids Arrive Wednesday WASHINGTON 10 per cent income tax surcharge expires today but Pefey Walker who acorded him youll never know it from your a nomination as next governor paycheck of the state Nor will you see any change Salcl Hawbaker who spoke at in cigarette commercials ai the end of a list of state national though two federal agencies and community dignitaries at want to clamp down on them tne event Theres only Again and again Saturday afternoon state legislators and area leaders praised Three Springs for its community spirit in build ing a municipal swimming pool for its youngsters In numerous accounts of the hard work and effort involved the pool was up hf Id as a model for other communities to emulate During the course of hourlong dedication ceremonies beginning shortly after 4 oclock Saturday held on the site of the beautiful new swimming facility young sters in swim suits waited for the ribbon cutting to take place so they could take that cooling swim in the pool KEYNOTE SPEAKER D EImer Hawbaker 33rdSena torial District representative was the keynote speaker at the dedication Praised for his as sistance to Three Springs leaders in acquiring the iunds for the fac ility Hawbaker introduced by ss of reremonies Mrs Bonny On Second Day Of Journey CAPE KENNEDY trial countdown for the Apollo 11 moon launch moved into its final 48 hours today while a monkey named Bonny orbited the earth on the second day of a monthlong medical fact finding mission Themonkey reported relaxed and in good shape is expected to return to earth July 28 with enough data to help man plan for space voyages lasting many months His research flight is costing million The Apollo countdown test a and the law barring them from onf appropriate speech at this flnai rehearsal of everything Dateline Central Pennsylvania MIFFLINTOWN David Swartz 16 of Mifflintown drown ed Sunday In the Junlata River while swimming with friends Police said the youth either jump ed or slipped from a raft and went under ALTOONA Luther I Rep logle 67 of Oak Park Illinois a native of Altoona has been nominated by President Richard M Nixon as ambassador to Ice land Providing the nominationIs confirmed by the Senate Mr Replogle will succeed Karl F Rolvang former Democratic gov ernor of Minnesota who has resigned Fresh Air Children will arrive Huntingdon on a Greyhound be approved in the House bebus ttis a depart ure from the traditional train ride The bus is scheduled to pull happy unloading of child pm July 2 at the fore the end of July But the first item on the agenda this week will be to complete legislative action on million in stopgap appro priations and get them to the desk of Gov Raymond P Sha fer Contd on Page 14 taking such action dies at midnight along with the surcharge Actually the laws under which the federal government spends its money run out too But the spending wont stop It is all part of an annual process under which Congress sets deadlines for itself then sneaks around them when the date draws nigh When I was a youngster Contd on Page 5 Joes Into Effect On July I Truth In Lending Law Forces Data WASHINGTON UPI exceeds The only people will be startled to find exceptions are transactions in out the per cent monthly which no finance charges is payment to their theyve been making tepartment store is really 18 cen1 a year That revelation and many others in the area of borrowing and financing will come with the socalled truth in lending law effective July 1 The law covers all credit offered on cash loans goods or services for personal use family use household use or agricultural use when the total amount docs not exceed 525000 The amount borrowed Is covered for transac tions even when the amount involved or when the credit is repayable in less four installments But the backers of the law say one of its main virtues will be its potential for eliminating misleading advertising The standard technique of only a week or no money down three years to pay will be forbidden in advertising unless equal prominence is given to the actual annual interest rate Other mainprevisions of the elude law consumer must be told Contd on Page 2 At Mount Union Painter To Head Red Cross Unit Robert Painter has been elected chairman of the Mount Union Chapter of the American Red Cross for the ensuine 1969 70 term The new chairman is assistant cashier and assistant manager of the Mount Union Office of the Un ion National Bank andTrust Com pany Painter has been active in com munity affairs having served on various committees foi fund drives He Is currently serving as pre sident of the Allenport Lions Club He is a member of the Simpson Hunt Post 107 Ameri can Legion and the Blue Junlata Memorial Post 5754 Veterans of Foreign Wars Painter is married to the for mer Virginia Snyder of Allen port and they reside on West Shirley Street Mount Union Others elected to office at the regular session neld In the chapter office werp vice chair man James Dicosimo se cretary Irs Kenneth Boggs treasurer Dale Ronrer Directors forijhree in Rpbert Painter A rmon Gunnisbn Mrs LbIaWeyanti Mrs Jane Iliingworth anilJamos Contrl on Page 14 in for ren at Little League Ball field parking lot Huntingdon playground Escorting the children from New York will be Mrs Eugene E Walters of Huntingdon Fresh Air Chairman and Mrs Susan Brenneman of Hesston Mrs Walters pointed out that the earlier arrival hour means a much earlier departure from New York This may cause more sta tion failures in New York which means disappointed hosts There Contd ui Page 2 but blastoff was proceeding without a hitch toward a mock launch at am EDT Wednesday precisely two weeks before Apollo lls scheduled takeoff date Astronauts Neil A Arm strong Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrin planned more Two cars were damaged a total practice flying in moonship of in an accident Sunday simulators today They were evening at the busy South Fourth away during the weekend using The vehicle is usually called Street and Route 22 intersection training machines in Texas and a continuing resolution Con at Huntingdon No person was Damage In Smashup STAT E COLLE GE resident of the Appalachian Thruway Association H Robert Helny has explained that lack of funds for the highway is the chief stumb ling block in construction Helny has noted that the assoc iation does not believe in toll highways but If it Is a case of Contd on Page 5 gress passes lots of them every year so programs due to expire can keep running until the lawmakers get around to changing them extending them or scrapping them This year is no exception Although more than a score uf laws expire today Congress appears confident it has patched up the government fabric with enough temporary extensions to keep things going There is a gap or two Contd on Page 14 injured in the 9 pm smashup It was one of two mishaps in vestigated by Huntingdon State Police uu Sunday Stuart Thomas Booke 26 of 5314 85th Avenue HyattsviHe Md was easlbound on Route 22 last evening at 9 oclock driving a 1969 Buirk Skylark sedan He was accompanied by his wife Joyce 28 and their twomonth old baby Mark Af the South Fourth Street in tersection Rose M Hoover 19 Contd on Page 14 Contd on Page 14 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 0 12 Classified ads 14 t 15 Comics 13 Crossword 15 Pennsylvania Story 3 Obituaries 2 Society Club 10 Sports Through These Doors 8 Winner In License Pjatfe Judging Don Merrill second from left of Waverly NY was the first place winner at the annual meeting of the American License Plate Collectors Association held on the Juniata Col lege campus over the weekend He chats with the trio of judges lert to right Marshall Showalter Donald Everhart and James Thompson Tshombe Dies In Algiers ALGIERS UPI Former Premier Molse Tshombe of the Congo one of Africas most flamboyant figures died Sun day In an Algiers jail where he had been held prisoner for two years the Algerian press service announced today was 49 Death was attributed to an apparent heart attack suffered in his sleep The service said the death certificate had been signed by 11 Algerian profes sors and doctors and that an autopsy was planned Tsombes death came almost two years to the day he was kidnaped aboard a chartered Contd on Page 2 Bread Truck Demolished A 1969 Ford bread truck was demolished In an accident north of Mill Creek on Saturday with a loss estimated at The driver Eugene tx Ressler 32 of 840 Altoona was injured Township crash but refused med leal treatment j State Police said Rosier was southbound on Route pm One quarter of ajmjle north of Mill Creek he Mat control of thetruck on a curve The vehicle crosses ovwrvthe northbound lane and struclcthe bank on the of the roadway the twolane highway fruck the guard fence on thereat side of the road and embankment over pn ruck came to   

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