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   Daily News (Newspaper) - July 2, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Harrisburg Pa 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION WEDNESDAY JULY 21969 PHONE 6434040 NO 131 Israeli Planes Down 4 Egyptian Fighters At Monthly Meeting In Huntingdon Council Receives Pair Of Petitions Of Trough Creek Biggest Dogfight Since 1967 Lease Signed At New Huntingdon Arts Center Contractural agreement for leasing of the former Reynolds window building on East Penn Street was signed last evening by members of the Huntingdon Arts League Inc who will use the structure to create an Integrated home for the arts In Hunting don Wielding the pen is Albert B Mosser first chairman of the HAL hoard of directors whose signature is witnessed by Donald G Everhart president of Reeves Parvln and Company owners of the structure Standing left to right are Mrs Wiilard Divins Standing Stone Garden Club delegate to the HAL board of directors Mrs Henrietta Yoder Standing Stone Art League delegate George C Kurtz Music Club president and Atty James E Himes of Hlmes and Hinies counsel for HAL A number of Interested citizens were present to witness the signing Two petitions one dealing with the annexation of Taylor High lands to Huntingdon Borough and the other with the restoration of Twoway traffic on Fourth Street were highlights of Hunt ingdon Borough Councils monthly session last evening President John T Fleck con ducted the meeting attended by IT rill Councilmen C F English George Smith Jay Muir Alfred o Kidd HPaul Cook Arthur Ritch OeSSlOn ey George Corbin and Lloyd Brunner Is Planned HARR1SBURG UPI The State House of Representatives may hold a fourday session next week to introduce the 50th Birthday Legion To Celebrate Founding UPI Poll Shows Even Division Senate Is Split On ABM System Charles H Launtz commander WASHINGTON the first time since it became an of the Huntingdon American Leg Issue President Nixons request for an antimissile system stands ion Post No 24 announced today chance ol Dining senate approval a new UP I poll that the unit will celebrate its showed today 50th anniversary on Saturday July 19 The latest canvass of the Launtz noted that the post is Woman Hospitalized Al Saxton Number Of Proposals Acted Upon Saxton Borough Council acted on a number of proposals at the regular session for July held last evening under the chairman ship of council President C T Also present were Mayor M H DeForrest Bernard Smith superintendent of the Sewer and Water Department Solicitor Morris M Terrlzzi and Borough secretary Don H Leffard LI L William E Swlgart Jr and Democratic tax program and Attorney A L Corceiius at try to push the party leadertended the Taytor ships proposed bilUon Association Theypre general appropriation bill sented the nqfKMaf nexation and the matter was re ferred to Solicitor Terrizzl for KAREN RUNK named to honor the first soldier from the Huntingdon area killed in France during World War I Frank P Hommon a member of the 112th United States In fantry was killed on the night of July 14 1918 in La Grande For est France during aa engage ment with the Germans When the Huntingdon area soldiers returned Iwrne from the war they proceeded to organize a Legion post A number of the veterans met and decided to apply for a charter in the newly formed veterans organization which began in March 1919 in France A charter in the American LegioH was applied for and the name Frank P Hommon Post was selected for the unit Launtz noted today that If the application for a charter had been made three days earlier the Huntingdon post would have one of the oldest in the United States Contd on Page 7 4 Hiirt In Route those for and those against the Idea split 48 to 48 Four senators are firmly undecided This marks the first time in Attending the session were Councilmeh Thomas Stoler Ralph Moore Vernon Fluke and Ralph Carbaugh MayorOlinHor several polls that proponents of ton Secretary S F Elder Main the Safeguard Antiballisttc Mis tenance Foreman Homer Car slle ABM THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and warm today High In the lower 80s Fair with little cliange in temperature tonight Low in the 50s Partly cloudy with a chance of showers Thursday High in the 80s Outlook for Friday partly cloudy with a chance of show ers Four persons were injured yesterday afternoon In a near headon collision on Route 26 about 55 miles north of Hunt ingdon One of the Injured per sons is listed In good condition today at JC Blair Memorial Hospital One of the cars involved in the l800OneidaTownshipcrash was demolished It was one of two mishaps investigated Tuesday afternoon by State Police of the Huntingdon substation Avery R Baker Jr 21 Aitch was northbound at pm driving a 1964 Chevrolet coupe Onequarter of a mile north of the Route 26 Cold Springs Road Intersection Baker at temped to pass a northbound truck He told police that his accelerator jammed In open posi tion There was a car ahead of the truck and Baker was unable to get between the truck and the car In the northbound lane Meanwhile a 1968 Plymouth coupe operated by William D Gates 55 King of Prussia was southbound System showed strength equal to that of their opponents The first UPI poll of the Senate on the subject taken in early March showed 46 opposed 20 in favor and 25 undecided Thus the ABM supporters have picked up 28 votes in four months compared with only two for those against a missile defense system The senate is scheduled to begin debate next week of a military spending bill which contains million for the Safeguard As modified by Nixon the system would include missile sites in North Dakota and Montana for deployment of missiles which could protect existing minute men missile sites against Incoming attacks by other missiles baugh andPatrolman Joseph Dolt A report was presented by Robert Swift superintendent of the Saxton Nuclear Experimental Corporation concerning pump specifications and recommenda Contd on Page 5 through the chamber Democratic Floor Leader K LeRoy Irvls said the Demo cratic leadership has settled on the tax plans but his staff did not have the time to prepare them In proper form or they would have been Introduced this week They should be ready in next weeks session he said The tax program is reported to be a hodgepodge of business and ratio aC 75 per and 25 per cent consumer lev ies It will not contain an in coinetaxofvany kind The Democratic general ap propriation bill was reported to the floor of the House Tuesday and was given first reading It will receive second reading at a socalled consent House session Monday which would place it Ln position for final ac tion any of the following two or three days further study Approximately 1500 persons questing that the borough author Contd on Page 2 Harrisburg Karen Runk Will For Title 1 Karen Runk daughter of Mr and Mrs Earl Mentzer of Cass vllle has been sleeted to repre sent the Trough Creek Valley Volunteer Fire Company In the countywide queen contest Sat urday at Shade Gap Miss Runk who has vivid blue eyes is a brunette She will be a senior at Southern Huntingdon County High School in the coming term Karen vs enrolled In the Israel said a flight of Its warplanes knocked four Egyp tian MK21s out of the midday sky today in one ct the biggest Middle East dogfights since the 1967 war Cairo said its planes shot down two Israeli jets The announcement said all Israeli fighters returned safely from the dogfight that began over the Gulf of Suez and raged over Egypt where all four kills were reported Big Four efforts at finding a Middle East peace recessed for the summer as the crisis reached a pressure point with continued ground battles Israeli commandos crossed the gulf in helicopters Tuesday night attacked three Egyptian shore outposts killed 13 Arab soldiers and captured one Tel Aviv said Theraiders escaped Cairo said only three of its men were killed and four wounded as 30 Israeli raiders attacked an antismuggllng out Contd on Page 2 Nixon Trip Is Subject Are Donors Give Manor Hill Fund Members of the Huntingdon County Historical Society report they are encouraged by the response to date on the Manor HiU Presbyterian Church restoration project Built in 1823 this historic church still has box pews of PROPOSE TRANSFER virgin pine their beauty un A committee created by the House Chances Good In the House the Armed obscured by paint or stain The presbytery of the church pro Contd on Page 2 kTC Sniffle simple white plaster walls still posed transference of the title stand the great Interior columns to the church and its grounds to each hewn from a single tree the historical society which still solidly support the ceiling accepted upon the condition that Four cast Iron stoves which funds are raised separate from warmed the congregation one hun general society monies to carry dred fifty years ago still display out the necessary restoration the names of the four different Descendants of former mem local furnaces at whichthey were tiers of the congregation and of HARRISBUKG UPI The state Human Relations Com mission will bold a hearing to day into racial tensions In the states capital city The hearing opened at 10 am in the William Penn Mu seum here The investigation is being made at the direction of Gov Raymond P Shafer who was requested to do so by the Black Coalition of Greater Harrisburg following two nights of disturb ances last week in the citys Allison HiU section Rock throwing and fire bomb ing broke out June 23 appar ently as the result of a police arrest and continued through the 24th when an 18yearold Contd on Page 2 Dateline Central Pennsylvania She participates in many acti vities and is a member of the HonorSociety plays in the Rocketeer Band sings in the chorus and belongs to the Gold tones a girls vocal group In addition Miss Runk holds membership in the Future Teach ers of America the Girls Ath tetic Association and is a Contd on Page 7 Contd on Page 71 Traffic Arrests Warnings Increase June Busy Month For State Police Sgt Nicholas J Spallone head of the Huntingdon State Police SubStation said today that June was an active month for the officers of his command A 17yearold Philadelphia boy an escapee from Youth Forestry Camp No 3 Aitch RD was those buried in the churchyard as well as persons with a love apprehended by State Police last walls evening at about four hours on pevis a after he took off from the camp the effort The youth armed with a club tne resisted arrest but was over powered by the lone state trooper who nahbed him one half mile east of Aitch The escapee is in Huntingdon County Jail today Prior to his escape yesterday the youth had been In a scuffle with a labor foreman at the made Five years ago water began to come in at one corner of the church through both roof and in the past indicated a desire to the plaster is falling needed to preserve structure is Immediate and urgent TYRONE Tyrone Hospital will reopen its maternity ward which has been closed since May 1966 on Monday July 7Accord Ing to Hospital Administrator Earl H Pelter the return of maternity services results in the opening of a practice in obstet Man May Be Linked To Murders GLENWOOD SPRINGS Colo young man arrested In the Colorado Rockies on car fteft charges will undergo ques tioning In the knife murders of two college coeds in New Jer sey But police who identified the suspect as Thomas Ronald Wai don of Cairo Ga said the only charges now filed against the 22yearold man were for car theft We arrested him only for car theft a police spokesman said We know nothing at all about any other charges Police said they had received numerous calls from law en forcement officials across the country since Waldon was ar Confd on Page 2 things old and beautiful have rlcs md by Dr Dan WASHINGTON UPI cretary of State Rogers was expected to clarify today why President Nixon has decided to make a quick visit to Romania and what the pros pects are for a summit meeting with Soviet leaders Sources close to Rogers Indicated he primarily was responding to newsmens re quests in scheduling the news conference and had only minor announcements of his own Nixons worldcircling trip to Asia and Romania has eclipsed for the time being other areas of US diplomacy The adminis tration has Indicated other East European nations have also invited Nixon but it has declined to name them The White House has present ed Nixons voyage to Asia and Romania as an effort to visualize how a stable long range peace may be particularly after the Vietnam War But some questions are certain to be posed to Rogers One is whether Nixon might make an unannounced visit to Soviet leaders either in Moscow or other capitals Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mans field urged Nixon to fly from Bucharest to Moscow to meet with Kremlin leaders No PlansBut White House sources have tried to discourage speculation that a side trip is being Confd on Page 2 something to demonstrate M a their concern At this moment they are asked to measure their interest in dol Contd on Page 7 of large Prince Charles Begins Four Day Tour Of Wales He will practice in a house trailer on the grounds till the planne center on the hospital site is completed Assisting Dr Friday will be a registered nurse MrsGloria J Hooper a former resident of Huntingdon Scope Of Mary Ann Gates Fund Is Being Enlarged Compared to the same period in 1968 it was a month In which the number of traffic arrests and warnings Increased How ever the number of fatal acci dents aid traffic crashes declined State Police at Huntingdon re sponded to a total of 185 inci dents of record last month Sgt Spallone reported in his recapitulation for June There were 40 highway acci dents in Huntingdon County last month In which 33 persons were injured and the property damage amounted to In June 1968 there were 47 traffic crashes investigated One person was killed in the county last month three were killed on county highways in the same month in 1968 The main causes for the crashes were 10 too fast for conditions 9 reckless driving inattentive 6 fail ure to yield onehalf of highway 4 failure to yield right of way 3 intoxication Huntingdon substation re ported 147 traffic arrests last month One year ago in June the total was 78 Sunday was the worst day for highway crashes last month fol lowed closely by Saturday and Wednesday A breakdown of the accidents by day of the week follows Monday 4 Tuesday 4 Wednesday 8 Thursday 3 Cortd on Page T State Police were alerted today to try to win the affection shortly after the youth escaped of the people he represents nationalists at INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata6 Ann Landers 14 Classified Ads14 15 Comics13 Crosswords15 Editorials 6 Obituaries2 Society Club 8 Sports4 A 5 including Welsh whose bombs marred his investiture BEDFORD The status of HOLYHEAD Wales included some of the most Bedford County according to the camp James Smith Marklesprince Charles heir to the eligible young women of Department of Commerce burg During the light the British throne and now the Britain Royal Navy minesweeIs an economically lagging com prisoner hit Smith in the face Prince of Wales began a fourpers watched over the Therefore BedfordCo and fractured his nose day tour of the principality oid Prince and his party unty is one of 902 areas in the through the night and were nation qualified for financial aid accompanying him on tour through the Economic Develop Police and the Royal Famiment Administration lys security guards were The status qualifies the county taking no chances with Welsh for public work grants and loans First stop on his whirlwind extremists on Charles welland business developments trip to 23 towns and villages publicized trip by train and scattered through the Welsh yacht Security was tight as ALTOONA Effective Jury countryside was Llandudno 17 frogmen prowled the water ambulances operated in Al miles northeast of Caernarvon around Britannia toona must be licensed accord Castle where Charles was Acts of terrorism and mystering to an ordinance passed by Invested in the ceremonial jous explosions that killed three Altoona City Council last Jan office Tuesday persons tarnished the historic uary The prince 4as sailing up investiture performed under The ordinance was the result Wales northern coast to leaden skies with the world of council consideration citizens Llandudno aboard the Royal watching on television complaints and a committee sU Yacht Britannia on which Ive A fire that enveloped an udy The ordinance regulates lie a party for friendswho Contd on Page 2 Contd on Page 2 A fund started to assist one family with a braindamaged child has turned Into a fund to help families of all children so af flicted In Huntingdon County The change came about through the unselfish suggestion of the origi nal beneficiary The Idea was Tom Gates Hes the father of little Mary Ann Gates braindamaged child who Is making great strides toward normalcy through a program of patterning with a large group of dedicated friends and neighbors and individual treatment by her mother Sandra Gates This Spring friends of the fam ily sponsored a Go a second mile for Mary Ann fund to as site the Gates family with its overpowering medical expenses The response in the area was most heartening Concerned in dividuals clubs civic organiza tions businesses gave money and sponsored projects and the fund grew to almost Other projects are still on the boards Mr Gates recently went to the Rev Walter S Smith his pastor and suggested that since the fund was larger than anticipated there might be other braindam aged children In the county who could benefit by receiving fin anclal assistance for medicsI care from the Mary Ann fund A meeting was called June 23 and parents of known brain damaged children in the county were invited to attend and participate in the plans About 10 parents and Interested parties attended and discussed how best to utilize the resources to the greatest advantage of families of braindamaged children Action was taken to open the fund to families of braindamaged children in Huntingdon County who need special financial as slstance The fund to be known as the Mary Ann Fund for BrainDamaged Children will provide for special medical care related medical expenses therfci peutlc equipment and travel ex penses related to procurement Contd on Page 2   

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