Friday, July 25, 1969

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Daily News (Newspaper) - July 25, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building s Harrisburg Pa 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FRIDAY 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 150 Nixon Is Seeking To A ams Judge Heffner Sets Date In Order Reeds Trial Will Start On Sept 2 Twentyyearold Samuel Lee Reed Volant IU 3 will go on trial tor murder in Huntingdon County Court on Tuesday September 2 JUdge R Merle Hettner signed an order yesterday afternoon setting the date tor the Lawrence County mans trial Reed a tormer resident of Leaving Juniata Willing To Talk With Red Leaders Car Is Demolished In Thursday Crash This 1965 Chevrolet was demolished yesterday afternoon In a Walker Township crash in which a Huntingdon area young man was injured and hospitalized Driver of vehicle took off on foot after accident and is still being hunted today by State Police A third person in the car escaped injury in the smashup just east of McConnellstown Huntingdon was arrested last March 25 tor murder robbery omnilSSIoners Meet burglary and larceny as the suit of an incident at oil street last Jan 12 in which lj Wallace R Foster 49 attendant On JOHN V HOLLINGER VIoon Explorers Steam ome From Splashdown hop Cleaned Out 6 Guns Stolen In Burglary Sixtyrsix new guns valued at ore than Franklin Township Wednesday Ight in one of Huntingdon ountys biggest burglaries of year The new Spruce Creek Gun hop located along Route 45 out i5 miles north of Spruce reek was literally cleaned Lit of weapons during the burg I Robert Scott Keller of Spruce reek owner of the establish opened there just weeks in a brand new structure 1 Huntingdon State Police are bntlnuing their investigation of le crime which occurred be jeen 10 pm Wednesday and pm yesterday afternoon lien it was discovered by the wner The loot included 35 rifles shotguns and 21 hand guns There were Wlnchest Mossberg Remington Marlin Sako rifles taken along with Contd on Page 14 irucial reek Faces ssembly IHARRISBURG UPI The General Assembly re for the week Thursday Democratic House leaders fpared for a session next pk which should have a Ivy bearing on how long the Irent meetings will run ouse Democratic Leader K oy Irvis of Allegheny Coun indicated part or perhaps of the Democratic leader is million tax program be brought up for a floor in the chamber js this weeks sessions ended prsday Irvis did not appear confident concerning House sage of the tax measures lindicated several of the lev which make up the proposed million business and Indus tax package were in ible Even more so is the posal to place a 3 per cent I on the credit given a car pr on the old vehicle he is ing in iould the taxes be defeated Ihe test vote Irvis said he td probably run next week probability the legislature recess for all of August and first week or so of Septem which would mean the roversial budget and tax would still be around Contd on Page 2 ABOARD USS HORNET UPI Apollo lls moon explorers relaxed in splendid isolation today and steamed toward home from their midPacific splashdown a trip that takes longer than the return from their lunar conquest Two boxes containing 60 pounds of priceless rocks Nell A Armstrong and Edwin EAldrin Jr picked up on their moon walk were on their way too and expected to beat the astronauts back to the Manned Spacecraft Center In Houston bv almost two days After wAersoing ihe most thorough initial medical checks of any astronauts and eating meals of pancakes and sirloin steak Armstrong Aldrin and Michael Collins relaxed after elglitdays and space Astronauts Return Driver Takes Off After Crash Huntingdon State Police con tinue to search today for the driver of a car involved In a serious traffic accident in Walk er Township Just east of Mc Connellstown yesterday after noon The operator walked away from the scene leaving behind one injured youth temporarily pin ned in a demolished car In a creek bed Richard Allen GreenRays town Dam Road Huntingdon R Di a passenger in the ye fter hide is listedin satisfactory is inconditiontoday1 Memorial Hospital He suffered a fractured laceration lArmstrong Aldrin and Collins the nose a laceration of the re turnedfrom their epic trip at scalp and multiple contusions pm EDT Thursday of the face when they plopped into the John Lantz 19 1011 Juniata Pacific Ocean Avenue Huntingdon another pas The trip back to Houston by senger escaped injury the Hornet by truck plane and Green and Lantz were rushed truck again will take about 65 to the hospital in the Hunting hours longer than dons ambulance it took Apollo 11 to get from When last seen the driver of Contd on Page 14 Contd on Page 14 Hollinger Huntingdon County will receive allied To Humphrey To Run US Senate WASHINGTON UPI Hubert H Humphrey will seek the Senate seat Eugene J McCarthy has decided to vacate next year political aides of the former vice president said today Humphreys return to the Senate as a Democrat from Minnesota would give him the forum he is thought to need to 0 0 go after his partys presidential Given suspended 2illonth Jail Sentence nomination again in 1972 Chances that the 1968 Demo cratic standard bearer would get a second shot at the White House may have been enhanced last weekend when a car driven by Sen Edward M Kennedy plunged off a wooden bridge The accident killed a 28year old woman passenger and could put the Massachusetts senators EDGARTOWN Mass UPI Sen Edward M Kennedy pleaded political future in jeopardy guilty today to a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal automobile On European Tour He was given a suspended twomonth jail sentence Humphrey was in Yugoslavia The defendant will continue near the end of a European to be punished far beyond tour including a visit to Russia anything this court could and was not available for impose Judge James A Boyle comment His office said he said in suspending the mini A grand jury returned approved bills of indictment on the four charges against Reed earlier this week and Judge Heffner had ier ordered the calling of 30 extra petit Jurors anticipating that the as its share of re murder trial would be scheduled turned real estate taxes collect The regular array of jurors ftir ed since the first Monday of criminal court includes only 60 May this year persons The countys share is part Judge Heffner noted that the Ol a total of received September 2 date is set in the on real estate owing to school interest of economy as a districts county and local gov saving to taxpayers and in the ernments which is now being interest of the speedy hearing disbursed by County Treasurer of all major cases Richard E KIdd District Attorney Newton C All three county commission Taylor objected to the early date ers were present at the reg for the Reed trial in open court ular session on Thursday Gor yesterday It was learned that don W Haverstocic James Di the DA had requested that the Cosimo and Henry C McCamant opening date of the trial be set and clerk Lewis Greene for Sept 15 Notification was receivedfrom The Huntingdon County jurist Secretary of Public Welfare Dr handed down his order after a Thomas W Jr that long habeas corpus hearing the plan for mental healthmental retardationr had re ceived Depart nient of Welfare and was ready to be put into oper atipri The plan has been in the preparatory stages fortwo years Installation was completed today on a new ITEK Corpora tion photostat machine at the courthouse The completely auto matic photostatic copier replaces Contd on Page 14 Rider Staff HUNTINGDON The resig nation of John V Holllnger reg istrar of Juniata College for the past six years has been announ ced by Dr John N Stauffer president of the College Holllnger 40 has accepted a position as registrar at Rider College in Trenton N J effec tive August 16 A successor to his position at Juniata College has not yet been announced In accepting the resignation President Stauffer expressed his deep regret over the loss and added his own wishes to those of the faculty and administration for Hoilinger s continued suc cess In professional achieve AGANA Guam ident Nixon said today he was seeking to develop a new Asian policy to avoid future Vietnams and said he was ready to meet the Russians at the summit If it would help end the present conflict He said he would make a definite decision sometime next month about further troop withdrawals from Vietnam but he would not announce any new withdrawals during the swing through Asia which he will start Saturday The President spoke shortly after his arrival on Guam for a rest after witnessing the splashdown and recovery of the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the aircraft carrier USS Hornet At a lengthy briefing for newsmen but without per mitting direct quotes the President made these points seeks a new policy in Asia that wouldavoid creeping involvement of the sort which led the United States into the Conf d on Page 2 Merchants To Begin Lot Campaigr r1 Kennedy Pleads Guilty In Court Huntingdon Retail Merchants have voted unanimously to begin a drive for to contribute to the cost of a proposed additional parking lot in the down town Huntingdon area The drive involves a proposal currently awaiting approval of the Huntingdon Borough Parking Rllllrl Authority which would provide a second downtown lot for the convenience of the community Citizens Work A lifelong resident of Hunting don Holllnger was graduated from high school here In 1946 and served in the U S Army from 1948 until 1951 Prior to his joining the Juniata College administration he managed the A E Hollinger Furniture Store InHuntingdon He received his BS degree in business adminis tration from Juniata College In 1958 He is married to the former Joan Bunn of State College and they have a daughter Jodie and f Contd on Page 14 The decision was reached at Contd on Page 5 THE WEATHER Cloudy and humid with scat tered showers and thunder showers today High 70s to low80s Partly cloudy and a IHUe cooler tonight Low mid 50s to near 60 Saturday most ly sunny and mild High mid 70s to low 80s Sunday out look partly cloudy and warm mum sentence which could be imposed for the misdemeanor Kennedy 37 stood with his eyes cast down as the suspended jail term was announced to the court which was jammed with more than 150 newsmen and spectators Kennedy and his wife left the courthouse at am accom panied by several state troo pers The senator paused on the top step of the front stairs and grimly facing scores of repor ters and spectators in front of him said I have made my plea and I want time on the networks tonight to speak to the people of Massachusetts Kennedy whose drivers license was suspended Wednes day pending a Registry of Motor Vehicles hearing was driving his sedan when it went off a railless wooden hump back bridge sometime between pm Friday and 1 am Contd on Page 2 The Riddlesburg Community Park is a focal point of civic a special meeting of the HuntPride for residents of RWdles ingdon Retail Merchants Comburg who have worked two years mittee of H B and I earlier to make U a reaUty this week and came on the heels The site of the Park of a proposal submitted by the ed on land donated bv Detwiler parking authority for merchants Enterprises Inc was main consideration tallied as an attractive park over The campaign for funds would twentyfive years ago but it grad conducted within the retail ually deteriorated because of lack of jund funds and a lagin In terest INSIDE THE NEWS be conducted within the retail association and will begin as soon as parking authority members Contd on Page 14 Contd on Page 14 Ann Landers 6 Building Page 8 Classified ads 12 13 Comics 13 Courthouse Roundup 8 Crossword 13 Farm Page 7 Pennsylvania Story 12 Society Club 10 Sports 4 5 Television 6 7 At Shade Gap Sunday Flag To Be Presented To Firemen A flag presentation has been scheduled for Sunday evening at Harpers Memorial Grove at Shade Gap This service will immediately precede the vesper service which officially opens the weeklong 86th annual Shade Gap Picnic D u ring the ceremony scheduled at pm the flag will be given to the Shade Gap Fire Company for its outstand ing work in the community Donor of the flag is Congress man J Irving Whalley and the presentation will be made by Frank Myers new commander of the Frank P Hommon Post No 24 American Legion of Hunt ingdon On hand to make comments will be Charles Launtz Huntingdon Immediate past commander of the Huntingdon Legion Post Congressman Whalley has re vealed that the flag to be given the Shade Gap Fire Company is one that has flown over the Cap itol The public has been invited to share In this program and to remain for the vesper service which is scheduled to start at pm At Juniata Valley Monday Citizens To Hand Issues To Board Rig Rams Into Sedan Two motions one to reinstate the elementary guidance program in the Juniata Valley Schools and the other to reinstate James Davis as elementary supervisor will be presented by a citizens committee of Juniata Valley to the Board of Education when H meets on Monday evening In the Juniata Valley High Scnool at 8 oclock These two recommendations were the outgrowth of a citizens meeting held last evening at the Alexandria Fire Hall with 125 persons attending Just two weeks ago nearly 300 citizens met in the fire hall to organize a commltteeto examine the recent actions of their school directors In which the elementary guidance and supervisory posi tions were abolished At ihe earlier meeting chair men were named to cover the var ious areas of the schooldistrict in an effort to secure information which would answer the question of Why Why were these posl Hnns abolished Contd on Page 14 A Shade Gap teenager was Injured last evening at when the car in which she was riding was struck by a heavily loaded paperwood truck on Route 522 The injured girl Colleen Col yer 18 was treated at the Ful ton County Medical Center at McConnellsburg for chest in juries She was riding in a 1967 Ford sedan operated by her mother Jacqueline R Colyer 45 Shade Gap State Police said Mrs Colyer was southbound on Route 522 and two miles south of Shade Gap she stopped to make a left turn Charles L Moyer 53 Town vine also was travelling south driving an International truck tractor hauling a Rogers semi trailer loaded with paperwood Contd on Page 14 Howitzer Coupled For Guards Departure Captain David L Posca of Williamsburg with clip board thel55MM howitzer is coupled to the truck for trans portation to encampment Captain Posca is commander of the Huntingdon Unit which left last evening for its first bivouac at Carlisle en route to a two weeks obligatory encampment at Camp Drum Watertown N Y