Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Daily News (Newspaper) - August 20, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 4O M Gives OreeiUight lo c7 State Library Education Building Ho VT i s i rff Pa 17183 gr0e To Lot By JAMES D HUNT Dally News Managing Editor V For two and onehalf hours last night the members of the Hunt on Borough Council accomplished virtually nothing during a handling of minor problems Then vlriless than one houF the borough fathers 1969 style issured themselves of a spot in the borough history books by 1 Directing the Huntingdon Borough Parking Authority to roceed with the acquisition of sites and construction of a large 15stall parking lot and a smaller second lot 2 Approving the annexation of a portion of Oneida Township encompassing the area known as Taylor Highland Both actions were approved by the unanimous vote of the seven councilmen present although the parking lot approval followed vo unseccessful attempts by several councilmen to hold up the Start of work until a master traffic flow plan is completed for the orough SOUTH SIDE OF MIFFLIN STREET The boroughs second municipal parking lot will be constructed a site on the south side of Mlfflin Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets It Is bounded on the east by the Isett Department Store property and on the west by the Nick Gregory property The parking lot is designed for 45 parking stalls and will cost estimated In connection with the action the members of council assured Ihe parking authority that council will continue payment of Qf Taylor Highlands J f per year from meter revenues for the retirement of acquisition and construction costs The outstanding bonds for the Huntingdon Municipal Parking Lot have been virtually retired by the authority At the same time the council directed the authority to proceed with siteacquisition for a small lot at the corner of Fourth and Penn Streets In the borough This Is the site of the former Gulf Oil Company station and will be developed as a small parking lot During a discussion of the parking lot proposal proponents noted that It is expected that bids will be let in the spring of 1971 for the reconstruction of the Portstown Arch and the roads leading into the arch WOULD LOSE SOME SPACES Present plans for this work would mean the elimination of some parking area in the Huntingdon Municipal Lot perhaps eliminating as many as 50 meters Businessmen in the borough have been urging councilfor several years to supplement the existing parking lot Since the construction of the original lot council for a variety of reasons nave elimin ated 42onstreet parking meters Councilman Jay Muir attempted to amend the parking lot motion to have the acquisition and construction heldup pending the com p let Ion of a traffic flow study In a vote on the amendment he was Joined by Councilmen Lloyd Brunner and Arthur Ritchey with councilmen John Fleck C F English George Corbin andKenneth Decker opposing thestep A motion to table the motion followed the defeat of the amendment and again council divided 43 to defeat this parliamentary step PLAN SETS UNANIMOUS SUPPORT However in voting on the measure itself all councilmen Joined together to give the parking lot plan full support The action on the annexation of Taylor Highlands came in the form of approving a petition from freeholders in the section of Oneida Township ranging from the property owned by Junlata College to the backllne of properties on the northwest side of Avenue and from Sharon Heights to TwentySeventh Anumber of meetings have been held with members of borough council and residents of the area to be annexed Following the unanimous approval of council further action was referred to the borough solicitor to complete the necessary legal steps This is the third annexation approved this year by borough council The first was adding property of the Huntingdon Area School System located in Oneida Townshipand marked the first WEATHER Partly cloudy and pleasantly cool today High in the mid 70s Fair and cool tonight Low in the mid 50sj Partly cloudy and mild1 Thursday High in the upper 70s Friday fair and a little growth in the size of the borough In nearly looyears This was followed by approval for the addition of a tract of land in Smith field Township owned by Huntingdon Business and Industry Completion of the Taylor Highlands annexation would be the first addition Involving more than a single freeholder In addition at the meeting last evening the council discussed the current status of two additional annexation questions both located in Oneida Township V ISSUE SMITHFIELD INVITATION During the meeting council repeated action taken at last months meeting by formally extending an invitation to the officials and residents of Smlthfleld Township to enter into discussions con cerning annexation Along with the seven councilmen present at the session were Borough Secretary Donald Leffard Borough Solicitor Morris Ter rizzi Chief of Police Donald Wingate Street Commissioner Fred erick Peightal and Superintendent of Sewer and Water Bernard Smith President Fleck announced that the official Dedication of the HuntlngdonSmithfleld Bridge will be held on the afternoon of October 7 with Pennsylvania Highways Secretary Robert Bartlett as the guest of honor During the earlier portion of the meeting reports were re celved from the various department heads bills were approved lor payment and financial statements were read for the various accounts Contd on Page 16 Panel In Recess Police Soldiers 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20 1969 Hies See Are Additional my source Camilles Death Toll Is reared fe 31 Cases Handled By Guarding Against Grand Jury Czech Troubles f Optimism 1 1 May Reach 500 Mark PARIS UP negotia may have found a tiny rce of optimism in the r rp letnam talks in a phrase the ttacing ime Korth Vietnamese recently ed a spokesman for the outh Vietnamese delegation Id today The spokesman said lies had cautiously noted Vietnamese chief negoti tor Xuan Thuys use of the rds in iferring to the future status of The third weekly adjourned Vietnam session was heid by ihe Board Thuy used tbe words in Juniata Val ceftfiba of scttool Diitriet laM in ta against with SAIGON Might Accept Partition deadline the opening of the can tank fired Many observers at the talks schools on September 3 position during id some members of the An board members were pres merlcan delegation have ta 056 AdlOUrned NewFighlinp Flares oted J Nine Yanks diplomats in Cairo said today they feared more fighting was about to erupt PASS CHRISTIAN Miss UPI Rescuers carried out a slow along the Suez Canal between search today in mud and rubble for hundreds of bodies believed Israeli and Egyptian troops buried in the debris left by Hurricane Camille whose i 90mile Israeli Defense Minister Moshe anhour winds spread destruction across a 600squaremile area Dayan toured Israeli defenses Officials said 163 bodies have the Jordanian border been found so far They The diplomats in Cairo said predicted the final death toll wnat least in prompted would be much their reaction was Tuesdays 1 000 Israeliair raid oh Port Tewfik Rescue work also involved andE1 Adabiya on the canal Tank killing of hundreds of snakes said its antiaircraft All i some of them poisonous Kung shot down four Israeli washed Into the area by planes In Tel Aviv Israeli fJoodtides spokesmen said was Tfie death toil ff om and Itspilot captured was the highest from a hurricane In the United States since Audrey killed 430 persons Contd on Page 15 Thirtyone bills of indictment were presented tothe grand jury for the September Term of Hunt c ingdon County Court during a PRAGUE UPI Riot police and army troops today guarded twoday session which ended at central Prague against any renewed demonstrations marking the yesterday afternoon anniversary of the Sovietled invasion which began a year ago The panel approved 25 of the tonight from 9 Youths Honored By Rotary rAn into US a Communist nine Americans wUh the president Dr H mlutary spokesmen said today en the reference as meaning William Stewart conducting the pour other U S troops and a orth Vietnam might accept session Present for the ad wvs photographer died when a vX ministration was Supervising helicopter expoiied in the air Asked if this terminology was principal Amos D Myers New filing broke out in the hopeful to the Allied side at To the system still Has area between Saigon and the Paris a South Vietnamese vacancies awaiting to be Cambodian border Tuesday and spokesman said I would not filled Meyers reported one sixth the action included abattle 32 Contd on Page 9 grade position the high school miles northwest of the capital principalship and the band di in which five men of the US rectorship Interviewing is con 25th Infantry Division were tinuing for these positions killed Twentythree Communist Nine 4H Club project win The new elementary principal troops were slain ners from the Huntingdon County R ThadCarrassumedhls duties The tank accident occurred Fair were honored at the weekly with the school district on MonTuesday at a US 1st Air Rotary meetingTuesday noon at day Cavalry Division artillery base the Hotel Penn Hunt and received Two items were acted on by near Quan Loi 60 miles north awards from President Nnr the board during the adjourned of Saigon It was later man J Smith meeting determined the shell came from Winners are Lynn Harris State Police said today that Mrs Phyllis T Blauser of an American tank The military Warriors Mark Township beef smoothoperating cat burg State College was elected to fill said the incident was under Owe n Clark Warriors Mark ir took about in cash from a fifth grade vacancy with the investigation dairy Karen Clark Warriors ve Taylor Highlands homes on school at a salaryof An Army UH1 helicopter was Mark horse pony Ruth Ann struck by Communist groundBehrer Spruce Creek photo fire and exploded in flight graphy Jerry Lynn Cassville Tuesday during a battle outside pigs Wendy Gensimore Tyrone Tarn Ky near Da Nahg on RD 1 Insects South Vietnams northern coast Dennis Bookhamer Huntingdon Four American crewmen of RD 2 poultry Connie Eichen the helicopter and Oliver sehr Huntingdon RD 1 vege Noonan 29 of Norwood Mass tables Jennifer FrazJer Saxton a photographer for the AssociRD 1 clothing ated Press were killed Lynn Harris was awarded the The helicopter went down 18 grand prize of for his bills and dismissed five In one other case there were two charges on the indictment and the grand jurors approved one and dismissed the other Judge R Merle Heffner spoke to the jurors yesterday after they had completed the work assigned to them He expressed deep and sincere thanks to the panel members for their la bor He assured the grand jurors that their presence in court had no small part in the fact that 12 defendants entered guilty pleas District Attorney Newton C Taylor hadprspared a list of 45 bills of indictment for the grand jurors Only two of the cases were continued Judge Heffner did not discharge the grand jurors but noted that the panel would be in recess Contd OB Page 2 Enforcing a directive the nations leaders prohibiting hostile demonstrations police and army troops Tuesday used teargas clubs and armored cars to disperse hundreds of demonstrators in Wenceslas Square 1 The protesters shouted Na zis J and Gestapo as police fired volley after volley of tear gas into the predominantly young crowdi Those slow to respond were kicked or beaten on the head with clubs Police gained control of the eightblock long square only about midnight Tear gasstill Czech Reds Plan Phony Problems 500 Taken in Highlands iurglaries Three Arab guerrillas were killed by an Israeli army patrol Monday night while trying to cross the Jordan into Israeli occupied west bank Three Israelis were wounded in the encounter at the Man das sa Bridge V Israel said it had approached In Virginia Democratic Runoff the Egyptian government through the International Red Cross to find out what happened to the downed Israeli pilot Niasim Ashkenazi 30 He bailed out of his jet after NEW YORK line Moscow Communists are planning a phony revolt in Czechoslovakia tonight and Thursday to set the stage for a final crackdown on libera lism the York Daily News said today In a copyrightedWashington hung In the air early today dispatch News correspondent Busloads of police remained In the square and army patrols helped watch other streets By tms morning all was quiet in Prague and neitherthe Contd on Page 9 Contd on Page 15 Battle Captures Gubernatorial Nod londay night while the occupants the dwellings were asleep Investigation of the five burg arles is continuing today The burglar or burglars took only cash looting wallets and pocketbooks that he found in the homes In several cases pilfering took place in the bedrooms where the occupants of the home were sleeping In one ins fence the burglar took pair of trousers from the bed room looted the wallet in the rousers and then dropped them outside the open bedroom Contd on Pag 16 INSIDE THE NEWS Along The Juniata 5 Ann Landers 11 Classified Ads 18 19 Comics 17 Crossword 19 Obituaries 2 Society Club 14 Sports 4 miles west of Tarn Ky in the neatness completeness and de area where US America tail of project records Division infantrymen killed 155 In addition to the checks Wil North Vietnamese troops Contd on Page 15 2 Vehicles Damaged In Mishap Two vehicles were damaged a total of In an accident at Monday afternoon In Smith fielri Township at the intersect ion of Route 26 and Legislative Route 31034 the Fairgrounds Road No persons Injured in the crash Margaret M Bollinger 61 of 109 Tuckahoe Boulevard Rich mond Va was northbound oper ating a 1969 Pontiac sedan and while making a left turn from Route 26 at the LR 31034 inter Contd on Page 9 RICHMOND Va UPI William C Battle the former US ambassador to Australia tapped by conservatives to unify Virginias shattered Democratic party was nominatedf or governor Tuesday in the first statewide runoff election ever held in the commonwealth Smalltown attorney Andrew P Miller of Abindgon spoiled Statehouse since the turnof the the old guards only hope of century having at least token represen Reynolds is Nominated tatioh on the November general Reynolds 33year old heir to election ballot however by the Reynolds aluminum fortune winning the Democratic nominwas nominated overwhelmingly ation for attorney general over m a bitter July 15 primary The Guy O Farley first election produced a defeat Battle a Charlottesville attorfor the political heirs of the late ney and Miller join state Sen sen Harry Byrd Sr DVa J Saigeant Reynolds of Rich with 98 per cent of the mond the Democratic candireturns counted in the gover date for lieutenant governor In nors race Battle had 228887 shaping a fall ticket which votes to 206838 for his faces the Republicans most flamboyant opponent state Sen ambitious bid to win Virginias fContd on Page g Jerry Greene said reliable European diplomatic sources told US officials about the hardliners scheme The News said the plot is aimed at Gustav Husak the proMoscow leader who became Communist boss in Czechoslo vakia after the Sovietled invasion a year ago ended Alexander D s effort s t o liberalize the Red regime r The hardline plotters expect to install Alois Indra longtime close friend of Russia as first secretary of the Czech Commu nist party and new strong man of the solidly proMoscow government Greene wrote The dispatch said Communist agents would start the revolt tonight by putting up posters denouncing the Communist party and the Russians Police were to tear the posters down Thursday morning picking fights with hostile Czech crowds whenever possible The News said the plotters have organized a hoodlum mob to attack the Soviet airline office in Prague According to Greene the police will put up resistance before falling back to permit mob destruc tion On Thursday afternoon an organized mob is to demon Contd on Page 9 There was no forcible entry all cases the en Has red via open windows or doors About in cash was taken rom the home of Attorney M DeForrest at the Richard Smucker home was taken vhile at the Donald F Whit Contd on Page 16 Ol Heart About resident Of Heads or UJS Talks SEOUL UPI President lark ChungHee left for the States today for talks ith President Nixon The president accompanied y Mrsv Park left i for San Irancisco where hi Nixon 111 hold two meetings to Iscuss problems affecting both lorea and the United States fid exchange views on the ternational situation Park and Nixon also were Koected to discuss the Contd onPage 15 I Nixon Is Showing Better Golf Style SAN CLEMENTE Calif UPI Hedrives well averaging from 175 to 200 yards but his irons are Inconsistent Hes not bad with a putter and in the friendly atmosphere in which he plays competitors graciously grant him the gimmies Like many another weekend golfer he shoots in the mid liam M Guiller of Westab pre sented a colorful set of tablets and record covers to each win ner Bonnie Garner HesstonRD 1 who won the 4H award for foods is attending camp and was unable to attend the awards session Charles F Zinn who recontly fContd on Page 9 Loss In like someone you Washington shortly after Lalror Day During his 1 1 days at the western White Its President Nton who has t had acMdge o heArt after Resident has shown th Sound House an years ago eolf as a better Style andscoreon nfHm u h a the link He may be encouraged waste of time Hes been out on the course five days In a row during his vacHfton avi is going StSe are something like 200 golf courses in toS par oi has Southern California ThePres Private lessons and ident has played thee of tnem CcastonUI In the and probably will play PresWential once the by the form of his constant son in law David more before returning to Contd on Page in No person was injured but two cars were damaged a total of in an accident on Route 22 in Morris Township near Waterstreet at pm Tues day State Police said MaryH Ram sey 41 of 903 Mifflln Street Huntingdon was westbound op crating a 1965 Plymouth sedan She slowed her car while an other vehicle ahead of her was in the process of making a left turn 03 of a mile east of Water street Steven Francis Lozinski 20 of 1519 Princeton Road Altoona Contd on Proud Moihcnt For 4rH Club Winners Huntingdon Rotary again recognized the 4H winners of the Huntingdon County Fair with cash prizes Shown standing at the Tuesday awards session are Norman J Smith Rotary president Stanley Cipar committee chair man Ruth Ann Behrer Gwen Clark Lynn Harris Byron Glnther assistant county agent Jerry Lynn Dennis BookhamerSeated Gensimore Connie Eichensehr Jennifer Frazier and Karen Clark V
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.