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   Daily News (Newspaper) - August 18, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Library Education Building HarrisbmR Pa 17126 lOL 48 macnm PER COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY AUGUST 18 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 170 bwerful Hurricane Camille Devastates i owntown Section Of Gulfport Miss lorihern Ireland as Shaky Peace fter Violence September Grand Jury Convenes SLFAST Northern Ireland UPI Roman Catholics and atestants hurled words Instead of weapons at each other today ing a shaky peace to riottorn Northern Ireland oreans town US elicopter SOUL South Korea United Nations Command JC today asked North rea for the return of an larmed US Army helicopter its threeman crew downed ground fire In the latest Ban truce front incident The fate of the crew was down IA UNC spokesman said the lot of the OH23 helicopter pad become disoriented Sun and accidentally flew over th Korean territory while on J training mission south of the Imarcation line separating and North Korea The helicopter had been erved from the ground ing on a course which would taken it over North ean territory the spokes sald Is location was unknown he Svbeingfired was going down accord to the spokesman US Marine Maj Gen Arthur Contd on Page 2 Nearly a week of violence left at least eight dead and more than 300 injured in what the Protestantdominated merit branded revolution triggered by supporters of the overwhelmingly Catholic Irish Republic to the south and ether sinister elements Catholics whose homes and shops were hit hardest by the rifle firebomb and rock throwing clashes with militant Protestants disputed the ment of the blame issued by Northern Ireland Premier James ChichesterClark The 1050 British troops behind barbed wire and ma chine guns in Belfast sheathed their bayonets and vigilantes kept their own brand of peace In the smokefilled rubble strewn streets of the nations capital Across the Irish Sea British f Prime Minister Harold Wilson endeda vacation in the Scllly Isles to return to London for consultations with his senior advisers Including Home Secre tary James Callaghah top cabinet official In the Northern Ireland crisis Government ii 3 d to meet the Meeting two weeks earlier than usual the grand jury for the September Term of Huntingdon County Court convened at am today V Judge R Merle Heffner is presiding at the opening of the term which ordinarily would have started the first Tuesday of September Because of the large volume of work in criminal court the jurist directed that the 30 member grand jury be summoned to meet two weeks early Shortly after the roll was called by Prothonotary Calvin T Walk er this morning Judge Heffner appointed Gerald Snyder of Shade Gap to serve as foreman of the array District Attorney Taylor was prepared to present45 cases to the grand jurors for their consideration It is believed the panel will be able to com plete its work in one day The roll call showed 19 jurors available for duty The other 11 were excused from serving on the panel The appointmentof the grand juryforeman was announced by the judge as he Instructed the members of the panel on their duties and responsibilities O B Miller was appointed to serve as constable for the grand jury Contd on Page 2 Streteh Of Resort Beach Pounded By Storm GULFPORT Miss UP Hurricane Camille kicking off deadly tornadoes in her path shrieked across the gulf coast early today with 190mUe per hour winds and flood tides laying waste to entire cities and killing at least 12 persons One Very Very Special Antique Auto Some very very special antique automobiles were in town this past weekend for the 13th annual Swigart Museum Meet of the Allegheny Region Antique Automobile Club of America Shown is a 1911 Breese of Paris with whole body of aluminum Only 64 were built In Paris and the one exhibited in Huntingdon area was the only one in existence thats complete With the Emanuel Sperrazza of College Point Long Island 125 Antique Executives To Feel Pinch Of Change Auto Owners Attend Meet One hundred twenty five At Deferred Plan f antique automobile owners gart Museum Meet Alle Countless others were in jured missing or feared dead in the wake of the worst hurricane ever recorded by man Damage ran into the hundreds of millions of dollars In at least two cities Bay St Louis Miss and nearby Waveland fires burned out of control in the downtown areas and threatened to level the entire business districts We have at least 10 dead in Biloxi and we havent even begun to check said Mayor Danny Gulce Its just terri ble Theres millions of dollars In damage High Tides Gulfport 15 miles southeast of Biloxi was reported even harder hit when Camille slammed ashore In the pre dawn hours Tides of 18 to 20 feet swept through homes and businesses sucking out furni hire and clothing which was scattered along the resort beachfronts My God my house Is demolished sobbed a Biloxi woman who ventured out of a motel in the cold grey light of dawn to survey the damage that erupted over 1 the past week first in Londonderry then in Belfast was the worst of nearly a year Contd on Page 7 At Huntingdon id Been Living On Borrowed Time Haiberg Dies f Heart Failure J CAPE TOWN South Africa UPI Dr Philip Blalberg lived with an enduring relish and a realistic philosophy Im Ing on borrowed time he used to say with a smile iBlalberg 60 died Sunday ght in Groote Schuur Hospital death Jan 2 1968 any other heart transplant tient reliable hospital source ST said the main cause of was cardiac failure Dr aggravated by pneumonia ristiaan Barnard implanted Massive doses of drugs and his body the heart of a antilymphocite globulin which ored millhand had always staved off the Tie cause of death awaited a bodys natural rejection of ort on an autopsy performed foreign tissue had faltered at day but medical sources said last With the heart starting to body finally rejected work abnormally Blalbergs foreign tissue of the heart kidneys and liver also failed had kept him alive longer medical sources said Enters Hospital Blalberg entered the hospital Aug 14 with clogged arteries Contd on Page 2 fter Years Furlough In States eyers Family Is eading For Congo After a years furlough spent In Washington DC and Cherry n the Wayne Meyers family is heading home to Congo where Meyers is director of the Klvuvu Leprosarium The Mobil Service Station along Route 22 just east of Hunt ingdon was burglarized early this Monday morning The crime was discovered at 4 am today by Patrolman Rob ert Edmundson who was turning the borough police cruiser at that location Investigation of the burglary fs continuing Larry Richard Long 260 East Shirley Street Mount Union Is the owner of the business Long closed the station at 11 pm last night Earlier the front window In the station had been broken and a piece of cardboard was used to cover the opening Edmund son noted the broken glass and saw that there was no card board over it He Investigated and also found that a window at the rear of the station had been broken to permit the burg lar to enter Contd on Page 2 gart Antique bile club of Americawhich was held in Huntingdon Friday Sat urday and Sunday With activities split between the Swlgart Museum JuniataColT lege Raystown Reservoir and the new Huntingdon Arts Center car owners and their families had a very busy and enjoyable weekend FAMED INTERNATIONALLY William E Swigart host for the AACA meet noted that several internationally fam ous autos were included In this years threeday meet Included were a 1911 Breese made in Contd on Page 12 plan usedby many iUS corporations to give a tax break to executives in top salary would berestricted pending tax reform bill The bill already passed by the House and awaiting action in the Senate would curb the incentive which exists under present law for an executive to ask that part of his pay be deferred until he retires The idea behind the present law is that the executive will be THE WEATHER Warm and humid with scat tered showers and thun dershowers today tonight and Tuesday The high both days in the upper 70s to mid 80s The low tonight in the upper 60s to near 10 The outlook for Wednesday is mostly cloudy with a chance of rain Registration Scheduled At Mount Union Registration for any secondary students who have moved into the Mount Union Area School Dis trict will be held August 25 26 and 27 according to an an nouncement made today by Fred Radle juniorsenior high school principal Students may register at the high school office on the above mentioned dates from 8 am to pm and 1 pm to 3 pm getting less hence will be taxed at a lower rate after he retires The tax reform bill would put a ceiling of a year on the amount of deferred compen sation that could be taxed at the lower postretire ment rate Deferred pay above a year would be taxed in the year received at the higher rate which would have prevailed had it been collected in the year in which it was actually earned Executives Defer Collection At present there is no ceiling on the amount of executive compensation that may be deferred until after retirement Contd on Page 2 3 HitRun Crashes 5 Injured Hospitalized In Aecident i Five persons were Injured and hospitalized as the result of a onecar accident near Aitch early Sunday morning One of the crash victims is in critical con dition another is seriously hurt One Is in Altoona Hospital an other In Lewistown and the three others are in J Blair Mem orial Hospital at Huntingdon It was one of four traffic mis haps Investigated by Huntingdon State Police during the week end The other three accidents were hitrun affairs with two of them being cleared up with the arrest of two operators yes terday The Sunday morning accident happened at oclock on Leg Ironically a neighbors house Islatlve Route 31079 about one was virtually undamaged but half mile east of Markiesbufgi that was uncommon 32 of 111 East defense officials in Biioxi Fourteenth Street fyrohej was Ford coupe The car swerved to the right on the set slippery high way and hit a bridge abutment infront of the home of the Rev James G Woolley The car was demolished loss being sefat Jennie Seeds 25 of 1203 Lin coln Avenue Tyrone theowner of the car was critically hurt In the accident She suffered Contd on Page 9 Contd on Page Struck By Auto Huntingdon Registered Nurse Killed I The family will leave Altoona art tomorrow at via egheny Airlines and will fly Kennedy Airport in New York here they will take off on a Pan aerlcan jet at5pmwlththeir Klmpese WestAfrl They eapect to make four stops en route They will trive at Klshasa at pm on ednesday August 20 and will oceed to Klmpese In a day or or even possibly the same ening If formalities are finish J Dr Meyers son of Mrs Car le Meyers of Cherrytown has en a Visiting Scientist at the ned Forces Institute of Pat ho Washington in the special lycobacterlal Diseases branch of the Department of Geographic Pathology He has done some special studies in the pathology of leprosy and worked up some of the collected data brought from Congo In addition the time in Washington provided an opportun ity toget caught up oh current concepts laboratory techniques and medical literature As director of the Kivuvu Le prosarium which Issupportedby American Leprosy Missions Inc Dr Meyers conducts a three pronged program of treatment teaching and research Mrs Meyers asked the Daily News reporter to express ap Contd on Page 2 Isolation Of 8 Green Berets End SAIGON Army removed eight Green Beret officers from solitary confine ment today and gave them rooms in Barracks outside the military stockade where they had been since accused of murdering a South Vietnamese civilian A civilian lawyer and several congressmen had charged the men were kept In inhumane conditions at the stockade in Long Binh 17 miles north of Saigon It is a terrible thing out there said George Gregory of Cheraw SC lawyer for one of the accused You cannot believe how bad it is The men will be allowed to mingle and share a common mess hall in their new confinement quarters a milita ry spokesman said Isolation of the prisoners Contd on Page 9 A Huntingdon registered nurse Mrs Goldie May Daughenbaugh 68 of 700 Portland Avenue was instantly killed Sunday afternoon In an unusual accident near Hope well Mrs Daughenbaugh suffered severe head and shoulder in juries when she was struck by a car that lunged out of control Her husband Frank M Daughen baugh 82 a retired Huntingdon carpenter was behind the wheel of the auto Alton Barefoot Bedford County deputy coroner and State Police of the Bedford substation in vestigated the fatality which oc curred about pm Daughenbaugh and his wife had gone to Bedford County to visit Mr and Mrs Charles Grace Contd on Page 9 Youth 17 Is Badly Cut By 2 Assailants State Police today are Investi gating an Incident early Sunday morning at Finks Bridge in Penn Township In which a Blair Coun ty youthwas badly injured when he was assaulted by two men who used a broken bottleas a weapon The youth Stephen Shaw Long 17 of 400 Spang Street Roar Ing Spring was treated at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital for numerous tearlacerations of the face mainly in the area of Contd on Page 9 Winners Of Awards Announced Rain Mud Unable To Halt Fairgoers Despite rain and mud the crowd at the Huntingdon County Fair on Saturday was the best In the past four years INSIDE THE NEWS Official Farewell Picture 6 10 11 22 An official farewell picture of the Wayne Meyersfamily was taken recently by the Daily News photographer following a broadcast on WHUN With Dr Wayne Meyers in front is eight yearold George and with Mrs Meyers Is fiveyearold Sara George 12 is behind Sara and Amy who will be 14 in November stands behind her parents Amy attended Tussey Mountain Hfeh School last school year and the others were studentsat Saxton Elementary School Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics Crossword H Obituaries 2 School Edition 13 24 Society Club 8 Sports 5 Rain on Saturday afternoon forced the cancellation of the sire stake racing program scheduled for 3 pm but the purses for the races was paid to those scheduled to compete Saturday night after the rain people poured Into the grounds giving the fair the second best attendance day of the week Friday rated as the best day for the 1969 exposition Attend ance then was heading for a record but a rainstorm moved In Friday evening and a new mark was not established Fair officials said today that the 1969 agricultural exposition was a success on all moneywlse attendance prem iums exhibits The final figure is not aval able but the payment of cash premiums soared far over the previous record high There was a giant crowd on hand at Saturday night at the grandstands when thousands of dollars worth of merchandise prizes were awarded Fair Dir ector David K Goodman officiat ed assisted by Martin H Heine of Huntingdon Racin r chairman Clai r C John son said that drawings for sire stake racings had been made prior to the cancellation of the races on Saturday after noon For that reason the purses had to be paid each horse entered in the event received an equal share Confd on Page 7   

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