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   Daily News (Newspaper) - July 10, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 State Library Educatubn Building pa 17136 VOL 48 KBTE CENTS PER COPtf HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY JULY 10 PHONE 6434040 NO 137 House Democrats nee Income Tax Fight Is Being Waged On Several Fronts WASHINGTON UPI The battle between President Nixon and Senate Democrats over the surcharge is being fought on two psychological and political Either way the stakes are far higher than the billion involved Either way the stakes are far higher than the 176 billion Involved Nixon turned up the pressure late Wednesday by calling his top economic advisers to an emergency meeting to discuss the economic Impact of Senate Battlefield Fullbacks Pondered extension of the delay In surtax The President made It plain WASHINGTON UPI he thinks any hesitation will fan United States has begun a the fires of inflation and that he delicate diplomatic probing vill the Democrats for operation to determine if North any resulting rise in the cost of Vietnam attaches any political living significance to a number of Harris Hits Back battlefield pullbacks now being Sen Fred R Harris Demo noted in the Vietnam War cratic national chairman and a It appeared President Nixon member of the Senate Finance might try to carry forward the Committee hit back by charg soundings during his upcoming ing Nixon wants to tax in visit to Romania haste and reform at leisure The operation Is considered Harris said a proposal to add so sensitive in its initial phases billion a year to the tax that administration officialsare tills of the rich was the bare disinclined to comment on its minimwn reform Democrats or Indeed to existence However it was learned through a variety of sources that the administrations oon timiing Interest In a number of TbitUfefleld 1 n has prompted discreet soundings abroad The process is thought to involve soundings in Paris and other world capitals where American and North Vietna mese diplomats have the opportunity to make occasional contacts Despite an Increase In Communist shelling early In the Conf d on Page 8 reveal would insist upon as the price for extension of the surtax Nixon wants prompt espan Cpntd on 8 INSIDE THE Ann Landers Sec n 4 Classified Ads 161 17 Comics Secn6 Crossword 17 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club 10 4 AS Sunday School Lesson Secn 2 ThousandAndOne Checkup Program Long Countdown To Start Tonight CAPE KENNEDY UPI Turn on power to the commandservice module Active monitoring cameras Deliver ordinance to the launch pad They are getting Apollolirsadytojly Armstrong Michael Collins and Edwin E Aldrin trainendlessly in mockups the thousandand one Jobs of getting rocket and spacecraft ready to take them to the moon are underway Launch director Rocco A Petrone told his men before they began This is the big one weve been working on for eight or nine years Were going into it with a good posture Lets keep everything moving Starting Point The technical starting point of a countdown that includes 93 hours of work and 40 hours 32 minutes of rest periods is 8 pm EDT tonight But pre countdown preparations began Sidewalk Sale Friday Saturday Thrifty shoppers will have an Hawaiian holiday in Huntingdon Borough this weekend The occasion will be the popular annual event Sidewalk Sale Days Merchants will have attractive bargains waiting for shoppers during the two day sale which starts tomorrow and will continue through Saturday Although the exciting buys wouldbe enough to attract the wise buyer the Huntingdon Mer chants Committee decided to make this sale something extra special Under the direction of Chet Isett chairman for the Sidewalk Sale the merchants and their employes will be wearing Hawaii an Leis grass skirts and other items normally connected with the 50th State Employes have been busy all this week preparing for the two day sale Coutd on Page 8 Eldest Son Of Hoover Dies At 65 PASADENA Calif Herbert Hoover Jr eldest son of the 31st president and undersecretary of state during the Eisenhower administration died Wednesday at the age of 65 Hoover a consulting engineer and petroleum expert died at Huntlngton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness He died of natural causes his family said Release Of Solons Defeat GIs Grabs Spotlight PARIS UPDThe meeting of an American V pacifist with US and North Vietnamese officials orf Hanois promised release of three captive GIs overshadowed todays 25th for mal session of the peace talks David T Delllnger chairman of the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam told newsmen he had already mettwice with North Vietnamese officials and was meeting today with officials close to the US delegation to the talks Delllnger who is also editor of the monthly Liberation magazine arrived in Paris Tuesday at the invitation of the North Vietnamese delegation to arrange details of the prisoner release The North Vietnamese an nounced last week they would Contd on Page 13 Money Measure In Test Voting HARRISBURG UPI The House Democratic leadership has the major Items of a proposed million tax Increase in the wake of a test vote defeat of the Democratic billiongeneral appropriation bill in the House Wednesday Tragic AccidentIs Investigated State Trooper William Mahon walks toward body of 47yearold Adrian C Briggs of Mount Union RJJ killed yesterday Vhea be was hit by a fest PC train at Newton PC Irani Kills Man At Newton Hamilton A physically handicapped Mount Union area was instantly killed at Newton Hamilton yesterday afternoon when he was struck by a fast Penri Central mailrexpress train The dead man 47yearold Ad rian Clifford Briggs of SilverWas between the gauge of the ford Heights Mount Union RD track and as his foot hit the was hurled to his death as he outside rail be was struck by prepared to step from the No speeding Pittsburgh to New 1 main line PC track just west York train of the Newton highway under The accident happened 87 feet vrest of the subway at Newton battered body landed Briggs was hit at pm by eastbound Train No 8 which against the steel railing and the was travelling at 60 miles per stone work on the west end of hour at the time the underpass aitheraiibedlevel Residents of the area said Dr Harry Gardner of Lewis it was the first time they had town Mifflin County deputy coro ever seen Briggs attempt to cross ner said death was due t6 the railroad tracks He massive bead injuries plus corn used the underpass one Newton pound fractures of both legs and Hamilton resident remarked the right arm Investigation showed that State Trooper William m Briggs was crossing the tracks Mahon of Lewistbwn CaptQuen south to north He was almost tin McQuadeof AUoona Penn to the second rail of No 1 Central Railroad Police Depart track when he turned and started ment and PC Trainmaster T J to return toward NewtonHe Patterson of Lewistown Police Department joined in the investi gation of Ox Mifflin CountyTAil fatality The rail underpass is located at the northern entrance to the borough on the road leading from Route 22 Frank M Haun of 1005 Fourth Avenue Altoona was the engineer of No 8white John C Creighton of Bellwood was the conductor Haun hit the brakes immediately and the speeding train ground to an emer gency stop some east of Newton The train was head ing around a curve west of Newton and into a straight stretch when Haunsaw Briggs on the track The engineer sounded the whistle but the Silverford Heights man was unable to scramble to safe ty The train consisted of 15 cars pulled by two diesel locomotives Charles Lloyd Rutherford 65 Contd on Page 15 4 Escapees May Have Stolen Car Four escapees from the ingdon State Correctional Insti tutions Forestry Camp in Alan Seegari Forest are believed to 1969 Plymouth Barracuda coupe The car owned by Larry Ste wart Huntingdon R D 2 was stolen in McAlevys Fort near Glbboney5 Store yesterday Theft of the vehicle was re ported to State Police at pjm yesterday The stolen car green in color carries a Pennsylvania registra tion plate 6V5H7 The keys were in the vehicle at the time it was taken A statewide teletype message was dispatched indicating a be Contd on Page 8 House Democratic Floor Lead er K Leroy Irvls of Allegheny County said the Democratic plan Is to increase business and consumer taxes in a ratio of 83 per cent business and 17 per cent consumer The tax pro gram to be introduced in the House next Monday will con tain An Increase in both the per cent corporate net income aTd the gross receipts taxes for most of the major business levies A threecent Increase in the state cigarette tax which at 13 cents per pack Is already one of the nations highest A 3 per cent tax on car tradeins Irvis dld hot appear to be dis couraged about the failure of the billion general appro priation bill to garner enough votes to clear the House There were 90 voted in its favor to 104 against with the Republican House delegation unanimous in opposition Thirteen Democrats virtually all from rural districts voted against the bill This was a test run to find Georgian Tells Justice Dept Phooey Gov Maddox Is Angered By Communist Demands Peduzzi Accepts UF Position Announcement was made today by Father Francis A Ackerson 196970 United FundCampaign Chairman that Carl J Peduzzi prominent Mount Union business man has been chosen to head the drive in the Mount Union area this year Peduzzi a native of Youngs town Ohio is a graduate of Gettysburg College witna BS degree in business administra tion He is a past president of the Mount Union Lions Club a member of the Mount Union Chamber of Commerce Mount Union Area Development and Knights o f Columbus Peduzzi has also served on the Mount Union Area School Board Mount Union Civil Ser vice Commission Mount Union Contd on Page 12 Department Has Eye On Union Cfyief WASHINGTON UPJAsked to investigate charges that in cumbent President WA Tony Boyle of the United Mine Workers UMW union had unleashed a reign of ter ror on his challengers the Labor Department disclosed it has been Investigating Use un ion for several months The charges were filed with the department Wednesday by attorneys for Joseph A Yablon ski insurgent candidate for the union presidency and H Elmer Brown a candidate for vice president The challengers accused Boyle of paying goons to beat up rank and file members who support Yablonskl ordering a physical attack on the candi date and misusing union funds to keep himself in office Sources within the depart ment said its investigation en compasses most of the allega tions of Yablonskis attorneys Contd on Page 13 Nixon Seeks Woman For High Court WASHINGTON UPI Pres ident Nixon may want to name a woman to the Supreme Court But finding a relatively young Republican woman with a legal background and few family responsibilities may be another matter But here are some possibili ties Mary Gardiner Jones 48 member of the Federal Trade Commission a lawyer and only Republican woman who is a member of a regulatory com mission She Rep Margaret M Heckler RMass 38 twoterm congress woman and a lawyer She is married and the mother of three But if Nixon does appoint a woman there is nothing that requires himx to name a lawyer for that Wavingthose two considerations the list gets much longer SomeDemocrats t Here are some prominent Democratic women lawyers US Circuit Court Judge Shirley M Hufstedler 42 Los Angeles the second woman ever to serve on a Court of Contd on Page 8 Bohnys Death Is Traced To Heart Failure HONOLULU preli minary autopsy has revealed that Bonny the space monkey probably died of heart failure resulting from a combination of weightlessness immobility and a chilly space capsule The 14pound pigtail monkey died Tuesday after he was brought back to earth in the ninth dayof a planned 30day orbiting mission to determine the physical effects of a long voyage in space The preliminary autopsy re sults announced Wednesday said Bonny suffered minor injury to internal organs Contd on Page 8 Borman Bids Emotional Farewell To Soviet Hosts ATLANTA red faced before television cameras Gov LesterMaddox angrily told the Justice Depart ment what it could do with its suggestion for immediate and complete integration of Geor gias public schools So far ds Im concerned they can take their ultimatum and ram it in their suitcases if they want to and phooey on the whole crowd Maddox said The governor said it would be better to close the schools than to submit to the Communist demands of the Justice Department If necessary we should close our schools for a month or a year or two years It would be better to do that and have free children than slave THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy warm and humid today and tonight with chance of showers and thun derstorms High upper 70s to mid 80s Low tonight in the 60s Friday partly cloudy and mild High In the up per 70s to mid 80s Out look for Saturday partly cloudy and continued mild children said Maddox who ran for president a year ago Involves Entire State The Justice Department sug gestion that all Georgias school districts end racial segregation swiftly and voluntarily was the first such edict to involve an entire state The Nixon adml nistratlun Wednesday gave the Georgia state Board of Educa tion 15 days to submit an acceptable plan or face reme dies from the United States District Court A letter from Asst Atty Gen Jerris Leonard chief of the Justice Departments Civil Contd OP Page 8 Trawler Will Escort Raft KRISTIANSTAD St Virgin Islands con verted trawler steamed east today to meet Thor Heyerdahls stormbattered raft Ra to escort her on the last leg of her transatlantic voyage Heyerdahl a Norwegian scientist explorer who wants to shbw that ancient Egyptians could have reached South America asked for the escort after be scuttled Ras lifeboat Contd on Page 13 MOSCOW Frank Borman In an emotional farewell to his Soviet hosts promised today to ask US officials to invite Soviet cos monauts to America Borman indicated the invita tion already had been agreed on in principle but that formal approval still had to be given in the United States The astronaut said he expect ed to speak with President Nixon about his 10day Soviet tour when the President watches tlie Apollo 11 moonf llght later this month Borman his wife and sons flew to London today after a final round at handshakes with the Soviet spacemen at Shere metyevo Airport During an airport news conference Borman said I fully intend to ask the people in NASA to extend an invitation and I am sure H will be done Invitation To Visit US But he warned the invitation may not include a view of an American space launch Bor man said it was already too late for a Soviet cosmonaut to attend the Apollo 11 shot The Invitation we will give will be to visit the United States not specifically to see a launch If it the trip coincided with a launch I would be happy to be their host there he said Borman toured widely in the Soviet Union during his stay and saw a number of space Installations But he was not taken to the Soviet Space Center and launch pad at Contd on Page 8 Hawaiian Lua Bargain Spree   

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