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   Daily News (Newspaper) - August 23, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                Sbato Library Education Bull dins 171PO VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT SATURDAY AUGUST 23 1969 NO 175 ginia In Floods Soaring 178 Killed By Camille In 4 States Juniala Graduates ALAN H HERBSTER Area Degrees By JEFFEREY C REYNOLDS LOVINGSTON Va Rescue crews pushed along the muddy banks of the receding James River today in search of bodies or survivorsof ftSodwa ters that engulfed entire mountain villages in a 250mile rampage toward the sea Fiftysix persons were known according to Civil fens e officials in Richmond Gov Mills E Godwin after a helicopter tour of the stricken areas said it appears that perhaps at least 100 of our fellow citizens have lost their lives The flooding was the final rfTl blow by Hurricane Camille In a J firCC f TO1U 1000mile swath across the Southeastern United States after striking Inland on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Ai though only a squall when reached Virginia Camille Clumped up to 10 Inches of rain sending the James River Three Huntingdon area re cascading through the Alleghesidents were among the 30 liber ny and Blue Ridge Mountains al arts undergraduates who re Camilles confirmed overall ceived their bachelors degrees death toll was 178 in Mississipyesterday in Juniata C olleges pi Louisiana West Vlrgnia and 44th annual summer commence Virginia Although there was meni ceremonies confusion about the Mississippi m toll the body count was 115 Ths the Five were dead in Louisiana received Mrs Ethel ana two inWest Virginia N Jones of Crawford Apart Camille whose 190milean Huntingdon BA in ele hour winds caused damage mentary education Alan H Herb estimatedas high as billion son of Mr and Mrs Nicho on toe Gulf Coast whirled Into t E rf Huntingdon RD 1 BS in economics and Contd on Page 2 business administration and EU gene D Hess son of Mr I and Mrs William A Hess of En triken BS in geology Dr Donald M Rockwell dean of academic affairs for the Col lege presented the degrees tothe 18 men and 12 women graduates Dr Earl C Kaylor Jr director of the summer school addressed the students parents and assem bled guests briefly on the sub ject Apollo 11 Symbol of a sures suspending normal legal The presentations procedures wenttoto effect la following a buffet Czechoslovakia today providing Hall swift and severe punishment for protestors In Brno where fresh fighting The summer Commencement broke out between antiSoviet brings to 261 the total number youths and police Friday night of students to have received a ninehour curfew ended at 5 degrees from Juniata College ajn and found the city at last this year quiet Prague also was back to normal after three days ol unrest An official government as nouncemsnt decreed the emer gency regulations were in the interest of public order and said they would remain in force until Dec 31 They were EUGUENE D HESS ETHEL N JONKS Red Forces Bombard Hue Tarn Ky forces bombarded Tarn Ky near the area where the US infantrymen have killed more than 400 North Vietnamese in the past few days military spokesmen said today They also shelled Hue South Viet nams third largest city To the north Communist troops poured out of the Demilitarized Zone DMZ se parating the two Vietnams to attack a US camp The Americans drove them off with machine guns howitzers and an Air Force AC47 gunship The attack killed one Ameri can and wounded seven munist losses were not deter mined In a major military opera tion hundreds of American soldiers were reported advanc otl North Vietnamese troops in the battle for Million Dollar Hill 340 miles northeast of Saigon Military sources said the UJS Amerlcal Division had 5000 North Vietnamese troops sur rounde The US Command said two 122mm rockets struck Hue 390 miles northeast of Saigon hilling one civilian The rockets that hit TarnKy killed a civilian and wounded four others US military spokesmen said At least six 122mm rockets and 35 rounds of 82mm Contd on Page 2 Trained In Physical Coordination At Smlthfield School preschool age youngsters learn to overcome their handicaps through various kindsof physical coordination training The sawhorses thetire and the wood blocks were all vital materials in this summers program Funded through ESEA Title VI itwas administered through the office of County School Psychologist EWElder and was uti lized by 45 children Aide Michele Wagner left supervises the eating process while teacher Mrs Barbara Yoder at back and aide Miss Martha Couch right help children over the wood blocks Eighl Weeks In County Wild Whil Success Aspects Of DoubleProng PreSchool Program Eyed To Open Office Czechs Face New Measures PRAGUE series of anprecedented police state THE WEATHER Contd on Page 7 Sunny and pleasant today and Sunday High both days upper 70s to mid 80s Clear and cool tonight Low mid 40s to mid 50s Outlook Monday sunny and warm Like To Plant A See It Grow Vegetable Garden Wins Top Honors I like to plant a seed and see it grow These are the words of Clyde McCartney of 1312 Scott Street Huntingdon whose vegetable garden at the rear of his home was awarded the Garden of the Month plague by the Standing Stone Garden Club Mr McCartneys garden is the fourth to be recognized by the club and the first vegetable gar den to be honored Other garden ers who won the plaque for their flower gardens were Mrs Olive Litzenberger Attorney J C Schock and Frank Prough Mr McCartneys words about the pleasure of seeing a tiny seed grow into a plant which produces food or beauty are those of all dirt gardeners ev with Justice case Mrs Today Is Circus Day Huntingdon erywhere Its a universal state ment the uncontained joy in the miracle of growing thrings MrMcCartney and his late wife she had a green thumb Contd on Page 7 Its Circus Day in Huntingdon The Huntingdon County Fair grounds is the location for the tent show Circus Kirk with per formances at 2 and 8 oclock pm under the sponsorship of the Huntingdon Council of Churches and several other de nominations Contd on Page 2 In view of its many sided aspects judging the success of a program such as the one conducted in Huntingdon County for pre school age handicapped children this summer is not an easy thing to do In the minds of most people success depends In Its ultimate outcome upon the teachers and aides who work directly the children In this Marvin Ybder MrsbarleheSuru der land and Mrs Elizabeth ber receive the credit These women conducted a two prong training program for preo school aged handicapped for eight weeks at the elementary school in Smithfield and at St Catherines School in Mount Union The pro gram began on June 2 3 and con eluded on August 15 Funded by a grant of from ESEAs Title VI it was sponsored by the Huntingdon unty Board of Education and ministered through County Psy chologist Edwin Elders office MOSTLY PRESCHOOL Involving mostly preschool age youngsters it also admitted some children beyond age because the nature of their handicaps had prevented them from attending regular classes The age range involved was from Contd on Page 7 Is Sought DENVER Colo UPDThe Nixon administrationproposed today that consumers be permitted to join together and sue firms indulging in deceptive or fraudulent practices Virginia H Knauer President Nixons special assistant for consumer affairs said the proposal would be a major factor in giving the consumer the voice he which will go a long way toward giving the consumer justitia emptori Justitia emptori is a latin phrase meaning justice for the buyer Mrs Knauer said in an address prepared for the Consumer Federation of Ameri ca that one of the consumers Three Civil Cases Listed For Trial Three cases are scheduled for trial during the second week of the September Term of Huntingdon County Court which opens on Monday morning Aug 25 at oclock Judge R Merle Heffner will preside at the session Fiftytwo traverse jurors have been summoned by Sheriff Rob ert E Norrls to report for duty during the trial of the civil cases Seven cases are listed on the civil trial roster but two have been continued and two will be heard by Judge Arnold D Smorto of Cambria County at a later date possibly the last week In September The visiting Judge will preside since Judge Heffner will be unable to hear the cases due to the fact the he was In volved in them as an attorney prior to his appointment to the bench Judge Heffner said today that the case of William I Young In North Ireland Protest March Is Threatened BELFAST Northern Ireland UPI Militant Protestants threatened to march on parli ament today to protest the British government order dis arming the allProtestant B special police hated by the nations Roman Catholic minor ity The British army ordered the Bspecials to turn in their weapons rather than keeping them in their homes Roman Catholics who blamed most of the eight deaths in rioting in Belfast last week on the Bspecials have long contended they are anti Catholic gunmen The Rev Ian Paisley the militant Protestant leader or ganized a march on Stormont Castle to hand a protest Contd on Page 7 ca mat one ol tne consumers iruudiu L luung major problems is that he gets vsRita ElizabethAwker man will illegally taken at the market be tne flrst case trial place the loss Is generally lower than a lawyers fee But It costs hundreds to get justice for dollars she said We have an answer to that action Mrs0 Knauer said By joining together and sharing attorney amon tnat date and court costs consumers can bring suit against a firm indulging in deceptive or fraudulent practices and obtain Is charged with murder as the redress damages she said rpslllf f Contd on Page 2 on Monday after routine court matters are out of the way The third week of the September Term will start the day after Labor Day Tuesday Sept 2 Ninety petit jurors are scheduled to report at The trial of Commonwealth vs Samuel L Reed Volant RD Is the first one scheduled Reed result of a holdup last Jan 12 Contd on Page I nion To Mark Year Legion Post To Stage Family Day Donald E Sentman Jr commander of the SimpsonHunt Post 107 American Legion Mount Union announced today the post will observe its 50th year anniversary with a Family Day on Sun day August 31 DR J PAUL CLYMER Mount Union Is Getting New Doctor Mount Union Chamber of Com merce President Melvin Mc Corkle was happy to announce that the Borough of Mount Union has secured the services of an other doctor Dr J Paul Clymer of Quarry Lancaster County will be practicing at 116 South Jefferson Street Mount Union the former office of Dr Martin Katz Dr Clymer has set September 2 as the date he will begin his general practice in the commun ity An opening announcement will be made later in The Daily News The new family doctor is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite College Harrisonburg Va In June 1968 he graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteo pathic Medicine Philadelphia He just completed his intern ship on June 30 1969 at Lan caster Osteopathic Hospital Lancaster Dr Clymer is married to the former Esther Wert of Leola Pa They are the parents of Contd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Winning Battle Against Bugs Rabbits Its not easy to have a prizewinning vegetable garden for protecting ones crops from moles bugs and rabbits is a constant battle Clyde McCartney holding one of his fine canteloupe never gives up and wages war through a variety of means It paid off for the Standing Stone Garden Club has awarded his vegetable garden the prized Garden of the Monthplaque Along the Juniata 12 Ann Landers 6 Church Page 3 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics9 Crossword11 Historical Sketches G Society Club 8 Sports 4 Sentman remarked that the post was named in honor of the first two men of the Mount Union area killed in France during World War I Roy Simpson a brother of the late Norman L Simpson of Mount Union a charter post member was found shot in the back of T nlo u v i prt 1918He Roy Beatty and Miss Betty Var ner When the servicemen of the Mount Union area returned from the war and began to organize a post a charter was applied for in the American Legion The name SimpsonHunt was selected as the name for the 0 unit formed on August 31 1919 Simpsons sisterinlaw Mrs have Grace Simpson and his nephew planned fjp post members asso the head after having killed five German soldier on July 15 1918 Norman M Simpson reside In Mount Union Charles Hunt of Allenport was also killed in France the latter members and guests for 31 Contd on Page 7 Magisterial Districts To Be Discussed Judge R Merle Heffner has scheduled a meeting for Tues day Sept 9 for the discussion on the four new magisterial dis tricts for Huntingdon County It Is the duty and obligation of the court to make certain arrangements concerning the new setup in the county Location of offices hours and many other matters of common Interest to the Huntingdon Coun ty Commissioners and the eight candidates for district justice at the November Election will be discussed the jurist said The meeting will be held in the conference room of com missioners office at the court house starting at pm Judge Heffner will preside and   

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