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   Daily News (Newspaper) - July 1, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                State Library Education Bui1diUK HarrisbnrK Pa 171I6 Charles Becomes Prince Of Wales In Colorful Ceremony In Castle THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION TUESDAY JULY 1 1969 NO 130 Allies Push Drive To Ease Pressure On Ben Het Camp As Mercury Rises Court Uses Air Cooled Room SAIGON UPI Communist gunners today again shelled the besieged Ben Het Special Forces camp Allied troops and planes pushed a counterattack WH Woolverton With the enthusiastic support of all present Judge R Merle Heftner yesterday afternoon moved the Huntingdon County Military spokesmen reported Court session to the air condtt Rad Gunners today fired eight toned jury room at the rear of to 10 shells into the outpost 280 the courthouse mites northeast of Saigon The mercury was heading for aider attack for the past eight the 90 degree mark in the main weeks But this Is down from courtroom and the crowd was the nearly 100 rounds that daily poor at when the suggestion smashed into the camp until a was made that cooler psuteis few days ago be sought for the last case of Monday South Vietnamese the day All agreed it was a troops met no opposition as good idea but scoffed at the they pushed toward the camp delay in taking the action The only a few miles from the final case on the docket was A prominent Alexandria resi Cambodian and Laotian fron just about tne shortest one of demt William Henderson Wool tiers the day verton died early this roomimg Military spokesmen said 3000 Judge Hefmer presided at the Tuesday July 1 1969 in the Sovttl Vietnamese were forging daylong session and District At J C Blair Memorial Hospital arcana Ben Het toruey Newton C Taylor repre Huntingdon following a brief enemy bunkers and seated the Commonwealth Ray lness spider aoles in tbelr path mong A Holland chief probation Prominent Alexandria Man Expires Future King Presented By Mother CAERNARVON Wales UPI Charles became Ine 21st prince of Wales today In a ruined castle that t once again was turned Into a fortress against the danger at Welsh nationalists whose bombs had already cost two lives Queen Elizabeth U presented her 20yearold son to the people at Wales at Caernarvon Castle in a colorful blend oi ancient and modern pageantry aider the tightest security guard ever placed around a British royal figure In modern times Visiting Hubert H Humphrey and Trlcia Nixon also were heavily guarded The solemn but brilliant ceremony In which the future king of Britain knelt at the feet ft his mother to pledge his fealty was not affected by the threats at Ute nationalists who demand Independence from England or by the bomb threats Confd on page 2 Woolverton who resided at The communists used Hartslog Farms Alexandria ex pired at approximately am today He was 78 years of age In addition to owning the Alex andria farm property Woolverton served as director of the National Railway Publications Company the Equipment Register Company and the Frederick H Cone Im porting Company all of New York City He had resided in the Alex andria area for the past 45 years Confd on Page 2 Naples Florida Born February 24 1891 in New York City NY hewas a son of William Henderson and Edith Beaver Woolverton He is survived by USwife the form er Elizabeth Henderson and three Confd 01 Page 2 Mercury Hits 100 the officer assisted in cases involv ing domestic relations matters Court adjourned at to convene again at ajn Monday William R Crider South Hills Shady Lane Lewlstown was found The mercury soared to 100 in Huntingdon yester day a new high for the summer The i jrerfous frirtf fjt 97 was set last Friday Last nights low was 69 and the reading at a jn today was 72 There was a trace of pro clpatatlon tonight Sunny and cooler weather is on tap for today LUNAR LUGGAGE will be carried by Apollo 11 astro naut Neil Armstrong as part of a scientific package to be deployed and left on the moon The seismometer left and retroreflector carried here by a Bendix employe The experiment is expected to reveal information about composition of the lunar sur face and relationship of earth to moon not guilty of arriving Would Have Raised Interest Limit too fast for conditions The Mil flin County man was arrested last April 13 on Route 522 la Orbi sonia Borough by Orbisonia Pat rolman Wimbert R Potts hearing was set tor Monday after popnat Potts the prosecutor testified House Surprises Bill Nixon Hit By Negro Official JACKSON Miss UPI President Nixons message en integration is coming through clearly If you are black stay back says a top official of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People In the areas of school desegregation and voter regis tration the Nixon administra tion has threatened to nullify gains made during the put Orpha Sunder land Miss Sunder land Will Represent NewtonWayne Sixtaenyearold Orpha Sunder land of McVeytown RJ 1 will represent the NewtonWayne Fire Company In the Huntingdon County Firemens queen contest this coming Saturday in Shade Gap The contest is being held In conjunction with the annual fire mens convention Miss Sunderland is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Theodore V Sunderland and will start her junior year at Mount Union Area High School in the fall A blonde with green eyes she Is 5 feet 2 inches tall Orpha Is active in the high school band and chorus belongs to the Girls Athletic Association and has served as vice president of the French Club She is a member of the At kinson Mills United Methodist Church where she participates in the Methodist Youth Fellow ship and sings in the church choir Miss Sunderland who aspires to become a beautician lists sewing and cooking as her hob Confd on Page 2 To Doctor CAPE KENNEDY Apollo 11s three moon pilots go to the doctor today In Uttir next4olast major medical minatlon before launch July 16 en mails first attempt to set foot on another celestial Physicians want to certain Nell A Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrln are In top physical shape for their demanding mission and they want to be sure the pilots dont unnecessarily carry earth bugs to the raoon Biologists are cataloging the organisms normal to the astronauts systems to find out what will go with them to the moon and help identify alien bugs that might come back The space agency announced Monday a strict prelaunch quarantine has been Imposed OB the astronauts and their fami lies to limit their exposure to strange bacteria and other organisms All outside social life is out said a spokesman at the Manned Spacecraft Center In Houston where the astronauts Contd on Page 2 Dateline Central Pennsylvania JOHNSTOWN Meeting last night the Greater Johnstown School Board adopted a new get with an estimated deficit forthel96970flscalyear The new budget is million including a per capi ta Dropped is a proposed 20 percent occupational assessment tax SpottswOod chairman of tbV NAACP board of directors that he clocked CrWers Cadil lac HARRISBURG UPI The State House of Representatives took a surprising step Monday in defeating a proposal which was at making it easier to market bonds to toOrtta The officer noted that he was at colleEes universities Contd on Page 3 By a vote of 67 in favor to Lack Of Aetion Angers Governor Shafer State Shifts To Emergency Financing System Today ilorl HARRISBURG UPI The Commonwealth shifted to an emer gency financing system today and an angered Gov Raymond rp P Shafer called a news conference to discuss this deplorable I 1lCItl lilXOll dlsuailon To the surprise of no one state government began its 1969House republicans and a 70 fiscal year at midnight withsmall group of Senate Republi out a general fund budget cans have proposed holdtheline In order to keep the state op budgets with little in the way Humphreys Top List 127 opposed the House declined ft approval of a bill which would have raised the maximum in terest limit to be paid on such bond issues from the current 6 to 7 per cent The measure had the cosponsorship of the two top house democrats speaker Herbert Fineman of Philadel County Treasurer Richard E phia and floor leader K Leroy Kidd said today that he has mailed Irvls of Allegheny County 458 certified notices to owners State Rep Gelfand ot properties in Huntingdon Co D Philadelphia appeared to uny who owe real estate taxes represent the views of the for 1967 majority of the assemblymen in This action was taken as the that pushing up the interest county official prepares for the rate was another step towards annual Treasurers Tax Sale runaway inflation Owners have until July 12 to For once let us call this pay their delinquent taxes and thing to a halt Gelfand said avoid costs of advertising the The construction of no single property for the Treasurers Tax iffs the days In jail the cracks of billy clubs and the sickening sigh of the death ballets may have been In vain Spottswood told the first general session of the NAACPs 60th national convention Monday night However Spottswood ex pressed hope the trend was only temporary and rejected the temptation to join with rioters and the preachers of hate and violence The Nixon administrations sleightofhand is merely an Confd on Page 18 2 Trainees Assigned Two trainees seniors at Penn sylvania Statij University have Joined the Huntingdon County Pro Wtlon period of They are David Grlne 24 State1 College and Roderick Bar tell 21 Meadvllle The two interns started their work yesterday and they will remain with the county agency until Aug 28 They will work under the supervision of RAY mond A Holland chief probation officer of the county Grine and Bartell are from the Center of Law Enforcement and Correction College of Human Development Penn State They will participate in all of the operations of the tie part Contd on Page 2 LEWISTOWN An active member of the Mifflln County Garden Club for twenty years Mrs Beverly J Meyers has pur chased the Miller Florist Shop in Lewlstown She is past chairman of the Dis trict Five Junior Garden Club and for the last four years has been president of the Interme dUke GardenClub BEDFORD in cooperation with the school dis trict are sponsoring a Lions LearnToSwim program fpj area youngsters Over 8pO children are transported In five buses a day to the Shawnee State Park for instructions The school district is providing the instructors and the Lions are financing twelve water safety aides CAERNARVON Wales UPI building is as important as the Sale to be held on Monday Aug erating at pennypinching levels of new taxation needed while Tricia Nixon and the Hubert economy of our state and our 4 at 10am Proper ties on which through the month of July the House Democrats last week un Humphreys today led an country echoed Rep Austin J the taxes have not been paid for General Assembly cleared two veiled a billion delegation of Amerl Murphy DWashington two years will go on the block stopgap appropriations Moo but have yet to announce their cans to the investiture of There were some indications at the sale which will be held in Prince Charles as prince of another attempt might be made the Huntingdon County Court Wales to put the bill across in the bouse lobby How wonderful to see you house particularly since other KiW noted that it cost 50 cents After Slaving Of Labor Leader State Of Seige Grips Argentina CHAMBERSBURG County Representatives R Har ry Bittle of Chambersburg and William O Shuman of Green castle are sponsoring legislation to give authority for the convey ance of a tract of land from the State Department of Forests and Waters to the Pennsylvania State University for the expansion of the Mont Alto campus The land would be used by the university to build facilities under an expansion program at the campus day for general government and tax plans public assistance Even as the General Assem The money bills were quickly bly was acting on the stopgap Coned on Page 3 signed by the governor after he measures some 300 demonstra President Nixons eldest daugh measures on the house calendar to prepare and send the initial reduced the welfare approprla tors from the welfare rights or tion from to millionThe ganization of Philadelphia and general government appropria Pittsburgh held a mock trial in tion Is million tee House caucus room The Legislature has been on Shafer was found guilty of dead center of the overall budg unlawful activities by the et Issue since Shafer proposed jury of welfare recipients and AS the former vice president a billion spending plan and sentenced to 99 years on wel introduced the 23year old Miss ter and Muriel Humphrey would boost the interest rate notices by certified mail greeted each other Monday Contd on Page night at the Humphreys London hotel reception for Americans attending the inves Firiires For 1967 Are Released a state income tax to finance it fare more than sU months ago Contd on Page 18 Nixon to his guests he repeatedly remarked Isnt she beautiful The party at Claridges Hotel one of Londons smartest topped a busy day for Miss Nlion She watched tennis from N the royal box at Wimbledon shopped for a hat on Bond assistance other than to ask for Street and had tea at 10 Confd on Page 18 Two Sisters Driye To Tragedy In Orange Grove Marriages Rise Divorces Decline CLERMONT Fla They were two frail old ladies directions said Sheriffs In with a simple mission Drive 20 vestteator Harold Woodrom miles to the tax assessors Was Found Dying office to buy their 1969 auto Katherlne Frledrlch was license plate found dying in the sand after It could have been 1000 miles their car went off the road and across the desert sands or in a sank in the soft loam of a blinding taowstorm for it citrus grove ended In tragedy One dead She had stumbled through the the other addled and confused soft sand until she took off her and rescued perhaps just in sweater and her shoes and time stretched out on the ground will be provided by area post They were never more than She was semiconscious when offices on Independence Day Fri 40 miles from home said found but died before an day July 4 And there will Police Chief Prentice Tyndal in ambulance reached her be no delivery of mail by city describing how Katherlne Frie Her sister Louisa was found or rural carriers drich 80 and Louisa Frledrlch five hours later not far off Regular holiday service will be 84 drove in circles for three lying on her back a sweater maintained for lockhox patrons days trying to find their way over her face They told no one they talked broiling sun hours at the Huntingdon Post to they were in any difficulty She was taken to Lake Office will be from 7 am till They didnt ask for any Confd on Page 18 Confd on Page 18 Bureau ber 31 November 15 HARRISBURG More mar and December 32 riages were performed In Statewide the number of mar Ingdon County during the year rlages climbed from 81337 in 1967 while fewer divorces were 1966 to 85508 In 1967 the high granted that year est since 1950 when 89669 mar A statistical roundup for the rlages were recorded June con year just completed by the State tinued to be the most popular Department of Health discloses month for marriage with 10816 that a total of 310 marriages or 126 per cent of all marriages took place in the county and taking place September with compared with 289 during the 9427 marriages was the second preceding year Divorces on the most popular month March was other hand dipped from 65 grant the lowest month with 4107 mar No window service of any kind in 966 to 64 rlages A monthbymonth breakdown The median age for all brides of the number of marriages in in 1967 was 221 years as com Huntingdon County during 1967 pared with 222 years in 1066 with figures for that month of while the median age for grooms the preceding year in parenthe dipped from 243 years to 242 sis follows years of age January 13 February 15 There were 18668 divorces I OSt A11110111106 HOUlS July 4til BUENOS AIRES UPI A state of siege Imposed to foil a perfectly organized subversive plan gripped Argentina today at the end of Gov Nelson A Rockefellers twoday visit President Juan Carlos Onga nia ordered the crackdown following the murder of Argen tinas most powerful labor leader Agusto Van dor who had refused to endorse a nationwide strike that began today The president warned that the country was being swept toward anarchy but neither identified the subversives nor specified how the government would smash their alleged plot Police Move Swiftly Police moved swiftly under their expanded powers They arrested the dead union chiefs rival for his own personal security and seized 50 of his followers in a predawn round up Overseers were appointed to monitor union activities Interior Minister Francisco Imaz announced the state of siege after his government had entertained Rockefeller at a reception and dinner saluting the New York governors visit Rockefeller was flying to Haiti today for a Caribbean swing that will complete his fourth and final tour of Latin America as President Nixons factflndlng envoy Informed sources said the governor would recommend to Nixon a major overhaul of US policy toward its southern neighbors Rockefellers report en his missions to Latin1 America was expected by August Vandor was gunned down by Confd on Page 2 ALTOONA Victor R Rala of Altoona has been elected 21st District commander covering Contd on Page 2 THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and cooler today High mid 70s to low 80s Fair and cooler tonight Low mid 50s to low 60s Sunny and pleasant Wed nesday High upper 70s to mid 80s Thursdays out look increasing cloudiness and warmer with scattered showers Nixon Will Be Searching For Ways To Keep Peace INSIDE THE NEWS against the iri all main March 20 April granted In Pennsylvania during 14 May 24 June 55 1967 an increase of 1728 over July 32 August 32 16940 granted In 1966 Indlg September 27 Octo Confd on Page 18 Ann Landers 9 Classified Ads16 4 17 Comics15 Crossword 17 Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club14 Sports445 WASHINGTON UPI Ident Nixons trip to five Asian nations and Romania is part of his effort to look beyond the Vietnam War for ways of establishing a more stable world peace administration officials said today As far as the Far East part of the trip is concerned the President will be looking at ways of keeping the peace and possibly replacing the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization SEA they said On the Romanian part of the journey Nixon will be looking for an Improved dialogue which may result in better relations among the United States the Bach arest government and other East European nations In addition the administra tion officials hinted Nixon might be willing to undertake more trips both in Asia and East Europe in the future Nixon was reported to have actually received invitations from other East European governments but as yet is not willing to make the visits Nixon will be seeking the opinions of leaders in the Philippines Indonesia Thai India and Pakistan on what is required to maintain peace after Vietnam Aides said the President was anxious to discover what the countries at Southeast Asia are willing to do for themsflves and how they are related to each other Also the officials said Nixon to discover what roles Contd on Page 3   

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