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   Daily News (Newspaper) - September 1, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE ws State Library EducationBuilding Pa 17126 VOL48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY SEPTEMBER 1 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 182 Will Hear Report From President Today Troubled Governors 1 Seek Federal Money i v Inspected and Approved Westab Chief V EDGAR F STOVALL Stovall Is Given Promotion DAYTON Ohio Edgar F Stovall and C Greene Garner have been elected corporate vice presidents of The Mead Corpor ation it was announced today by James W McSwiney presl dent Stovall was general manager af educational products and in tils new position as president 11 have charge of Westab Sar nt Art Vernon AmericanPap and Plastics Florida Paper d a number of distribution or nizations for thisMead pivis n Westabs Blair Division is cated at Alexandria Garner formerly general man of Mead Packaging head artered in Atlanta will become esident of the Paperbpard and lated Division of Mead In s capacity he will be in charge Mead Packaging Mead Con ners Paperboard Products ad Board Sales and Mead ard Supply components of the rporate division Stovall succeeded Paul Alle ing as head of Westab Inc Contd on Page 2 Jnited Fund division Start The major gifts Labor and dustry Division of the Hunting n County United Fund will jin its campaign on Wednes y evening September 3 with special Employee Chairmens orkshop Session at the Hoi ay Inn Jr The purpose of this campaign minar is to trail these vol iteers who will be active as plant chairmen for twenty in istrial and business organiza ns in the county These firms present the large employee whose support is vital to e overall success of the drive Featured speaker will be sorge B Kelly Director of ibor Participation for the Corn unity Services of Pennsylvania th headquarters in Harrisburg Presentations will be given on techniques of organizing an plant campaign Presiding at Contd on Page 10 COLORADO SPRINGS Colo Taxtroubled state gover nors clamored today for more federal money with fewer or no regulations on how to spend it But for the opening business session of the 61st annual meeting of the National Cover For Murder Trial Dors Conference one of its Jury To Be Selected standing committees endorsed with one notable exception President Nixons plan to start sharing federal revenues with the states without strings Nixon himself was due to address the governors tonight presumably about his new federalism with a revenue sharing system offering more federal help to finance state welfare programs and a new Job training plan A committee headed by Gov Nelson A Rockefeller of New York was reported ready to ask the conference Tuesday to call for complete federal financing of state welfare programs However Gov Ronald Reagan of California and Gov John A Love of Colorado both Republi cans indicated reservations Love appeared in line to become chairman of the conference for the coming year Loaded With Questions Governors in both parties were loaded with questions about the Nixon plan to allot billion more a year to the Contd on Page 5 Program Funds Are Allocated Governor Raymond P Shafer today said his administration Is ready t6i allocate v to Huntingdon Mifflln Juniata Counties for providing services to the mentally ill and retarded under Pennsylvanias new Com munity Mental Health and Retar dation Program Shafer said a total of would be paid to the multi county mental health and retarda tion unit during this fiscal year In a statement released from his office today Cover nor Shafer said his Administration is dis tributing million to 41 county and multicounty units which are responsible for providing ser vices under the new Community Mental Health and Mental Retar dation Program The payments are the first installment of the authorized for the program by the General Assembly when it enacted the General Appropria tion Bill in July With these payments Penn sylvanians are insuring the dev elopment of one of the most revolutionary and modern con cepts of treating those citizens afflicted with mental illness and Contd on Page 2 Selection of a blue ribbon jury for the Samuel Lee Reed murder case is expected to start tomorrow with the opening of the September Term of Hunt ingdon County Criminal Court Petit jurors will be examined on their voir dire to determine their qualifications to sit on the Reed panel It is expected that it will re quire several days to pick the 12 jurors and two alternates who will hear the murder case District Attorney Newton C Taylor said today that the Reed trial will probably continue more than two weeks includ Ing the time for the selection of the jury Judge R Merle Hefmer will preside at the trial Reed a 20yearold Volant R D Lawrence County young man is charged with murder as the result of the fatal beat tag of Wallace R Foster 49 Alexandria R D during a burg lary at tme DeVore Service tlon at Waterstreet early last Jan 12 Foster the attendant at the allnight gas station was hit over the head allegedly with a steel concrete reinforcing bar He died 27 days later Feb 8 at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital at Johnstown without Judge Heffner directed that 90 petit jurors for the September Term because of the murder case Usually only 60 petit jurors are selected Contd on Page 2 gon Alerted For Red Attacks With Westab For Flood Victims The Outlook Is Not Good Huntingdon James Byrnes 90 i Near Death Red Cross Makes Appeal THE WEATHER Sunny warm and humid toi day High mid 80s to near 90 Fair warm and humid tonight Low In 60s Tuesday partly cloudy and continued warm with scattered showers or thundershowers High In the 80s Wednesday outlook var iable cloudiness and warm with showers Of Juniata ibrary Selling Bulbs Two prominent Huntingdon men are spearheading an ef to provide resources to ac Ire new books for the L A eghly Library at Juniata Col je by selling hybrid Holland ip bulbs to alumni and friends the College Their campaign was announced s week in a letter sent by Herbert A Miller pres snt of Friends of the Juniata brary and Mrs Frederic H ele chairman of the bulb pro am Mrs Steele explained that re lents of the letters would soon o receive a catalog illustra ig the bulbs available for pur ase The bulbs are grown d packed in Holland by one of 5 foremost growers and ex porters she said and are of the finest quality As orders for bulbs are received they will be forwarded to me exporter Each individual order will be shipped directly from Holland and each variety of tulip bulbs will be packed separately and labeledclearly with name and color Planting instructions will also accompany each order According to Mrs Steele orders for tulip bulbs should be placed directly with Friends of the Juniata Library P O Box 444 HuntingdonPa16652Bulbs will arrive in time for plant ing between Oct 1 and 20 Friends of the Juniata Library was founded in 1937 and was revitalized In May 1969 when Contd on Page 10 Hurricane Is Gaining New Power MIAMI UPI Caribbean Hurricane Francella renewed Its power and its threat early today as it drifted westward toward Central Americas Gulf of Honduras with 75 mileper hour winds After spending a stalling disorganized Sunday the sea sons sixth tropical storm showed signs of slow Intensifi cation early today A Navy reconnaissance plane in the storm reported the hurricane was becoming better organized and its eye was reforming A midnight advisory centered the hurricane about 220 miles eastnortheast of Cape Graclas Honduras or 675 miles south of Miami near latitude 16 north longitude 80 west It was drifting toward the west at 10 mph Francelia remained what weather scientists call a minimal hurricane Top winds were barely hurricane force at 75 mph late Sunday and gales extended 150 miles north of the center and 50 miles east In scattered squalls The weather was calm in the other quadrants Gusty winds and heavy rains brushed the south coast of Jamaica early Sunday but the island apparently escaped with Contd on Page 5 Huntingdon Chapter of the COLUMBIA SC UPI James Francis Byrnes 90 a self American Red Cross today apeducated man who became Franklin D Roosevelts assistant pealed to persons within the president and Harry Trumans secretary of state lay near death chapter for funds to aid the victin a hospital today ims of Hurricane Camille The outlook Is not good c assessment for the chapter is Sunday night His condition worsened during the day and he E0 Roland Harrtman chairman lost ground and James F Collings president His heart action has deterir of the American Red Cross state orated to some extent Josey that damage from Hurricane said He is not as responsive Camille is much worse than the and his temperature remains elevated Byrnes whose 40year politi To United Fund Board first rough appraisal Severe damage in Virginia and West Virginia will require sub cal career carried him from John B Kunz vicepresident of The J B Kunz Company in SAIGON UPI South Vietnam kept Its troops on full alert in and around Saigon today expecting Communist attacks marking the 24th anniversaryof North Vietnams declaration of Independence from France The American Military Com mand said there was no change in the normal alert status of the more than 500000 US troops in Vietnam but that local commanders could declare full alerts if they wanted All leaves and days off were canceled for the tens of thousands of South Vietnamese troops in Saigon and the sutrounding 11 provinces wnere an increase in terrorism has been predicted Captured documents and pri soner Interrogation reports have pointed to North Vietna mese plans to unleash new shellings and limited ground attacks in celebration of Hanois Independence Day on Tuesday On Sept 2 1945HoChlMlnh now president of North Viet nam declared the independence of his nation after more than 50 years under French colonial regimes The eight year FrenchIndochina War began 15 months later with the Viet Minh winning in 1954 US military spokesmen re ported several small skirmishes across South Vietnam Sunday with 140 Communists against American casualties seven dead and 11 wounded Intelligence analysts said it E F Stovall president of appeared the expected guerrilla Westab Inc today announced the attacks would be of low promotion of Thomas J Knight to intensity and short duration not the position of controller of the matching the vigor of a midBlair Alexandria August drive that cost the Prior to his promotion Knight has been assistant controller of the division Knight who began his career with Westab Inc in 1961 at the corporate headquarters at Day Ohio was transferred to the Division in 1965 in a post tlon in the accounting department In his new job Knight will be responsible for financial admin istrative and office functions at the Blair Division THOMAS J KNIGHT Knight Is Sunday killed ties of U11CI Contd on Page 5 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads10 11 Comics 9 Crossword 11 Society Club 8 Sports4 5 Through These Doors 3 stantial expenditures also Ap solicitor of a small rural circuit Huntingdon was elected Thursday proximately 69000 families sufto the arena of cold fered losses and the total Red International bargaining Cross relief for victims of Hurri war night to fill the unexpired term 5 Persons Hurt Damage was of Robert C Emire as a stricken by a heart attack ber of the board of directors cane Camille is expected to rise Friday evening at his suburban of the Huntingdon County United to at least fifteen million dollars home He showed a slight Fund Because of the severity of the improvement shortly after en storm the national goal for dis aster relief has been increased from six million to fifteen mil lion dollars Etnire manager of Westab terlng Baptist Hospital but was Inc Blair Division and a res reported in serious condition ident of Huntingdon for the past Sunday evening his Saturday Sunday evening conditioned worsened several years was recently transferred to Atlanta Georgia Area Records 9 Weekend Wrecks No clothing should be forwarded Mrs Maude Byrnes his wife and will be leaving the area to the disaster area but funds of 63 years visited him Sunday Etnire served as campaign chair morning and returned to the man for the 196768 UF Cam hospital Sunday night She had paign and served on the board spent most of Saturday at his should be forwarded to home chapters for this cause The Rev Harrison Price chairman of the Huntingdon Chaptbedside er today reminded that this solicitation of funds is not a part of the annual United Fund appeal All monies received will go directly to this emer gency said Mr Price More than 225000 meals have been served to storm victims from eight mobile kitchens pro vided by the Third US Army Contd on Page 2 of directors until heavy busi ness commitments forced his Byrnes was hospitalized twice resignation earlier this year with a stroke Kunz has been active in var and a virus Infection President ious phases of United Fundactlv and Mrs Nixon visited him when he returned to his home leading more than a thousand ities and is currently serving a s chairman of the important Major Gifts Labor and In anniversary Contd on Page 5 Libya Seized By Armed Forces At Dawn Today LONDON UPI Western military sources said the armed forces of Libya seized the Northern African nation at dawn today Radio monitors heard an unintelligible broadcast from Tripoli attributed to the revo lution command council Tripoli Radio announced all Contd on Page 5 wellwishers in singing Happy duatry Division Birthday to Byrnes May 2 his Representatives of both the 90th birthday and 63rd wedding Mount Union and Huntingdon Chapters of the American Red Cross were in attendance to pre sent to the board the appeal from National Headquarters for emer gency relief for the victims of hurricane Camille in Mississ ivpi and Virginia The quota for Huntingdon County for this disaster is over and the local chapters will conductalim ited mail campaign to raise the needed funds with UFapproval RBSimpson reported on sev eral meetings which he attended with representatives of Letter kenny Army Depot in burg The United Fund of Hunt inedon County has been a oart Contd on Page 2 Heavy Rains Cause New Flooding In the wake of sixinch rains in parts of Nebraska during the weekend major flooding was Fullington Bus Company Service Starts Sept 8 The Fullington Auto Bus Com coach will leave Huntingdon at pany of Clearfield has been stop in Mount Union at granted schedule rights by the pjn and arrive In Lewis Public Utilities Commission and town at pm will begin service in Huntingdon The third daily coach departs County on Monday September 8 Tyrone at 5 pjn and stops in A schedule for the Tyrone to Alexandria at and Hunting Lewistown service with stops at don at pjn Leaving Hunt points in between was released Ingdon at pjn the bus will today by J Richard Fullington stop at Mount Union president of the company and then arrive at Lewistown at Schedules for distribution to pjn the public are now being pre On Friday and Sunday an addt Pared tional eastbound run will go from The first dally bus will leave Huntingdon at pjn stop in Tyrone at am with flag Mount Union at 825 add arrive stops at Birmingham and Water in Lewistown at pjn Street and the scheduled stop The first daily westbound run at 925 am at Alexandria The will leave Lewistown at bus will arrive in Huntingdon anii and arrive in Mount Union at ajnand depart at at and Huntingdon at 8SO am arriving at Mount Union at am The bus will leave Hunt R a jn With a possible flag ingdon at ajn stop atAlex wnllj stop at McVeytown the run will andrla at ajn and arrive owe n connect with eastern Greyhound in Tyrone at ajn lines in Lewistown at ajn The second run will leave The second daily bus leaves Lewistown at ajn and Tyrone at pjn and stops arrive In Mount Union at at Alexandria at 1220 and In ajn and Huntingdon at Huntingdon at pjn The Contd on Page 10 The Huntingdon area counted nine traffic accidents during the first two days of the Labor Day weekend Five persons were injured with two being patients in the JjC Blair Memorial Hospital at Huntingdon Several other persons narrowly escaped serious Injury Seventeen vehicles including R D 1 was westbound operat a truck and a farm tractor were mS a 1961 Ford coupe While involved In the mishaps Total negotiating a left curve Allen damage amounted to 8570 with went into the eastbound traffic at least three of the vehicles lane and hit the eastbound 1966 being demolished Ford Mustang being operated by Five of the accidents occurred David Earl Hawn 18 Hunting yesterday withthe remaining donRD 3 four being on Saturday The impact forced the Hawn car A Fairgrounds Road youth esto go over a 40foot bank The caped injury but the car he was Mustang rolled over several driving Sunday afternoon was de times but came to rest on its molished when it plunged over a wheels at the foot of the bank 40foot bank in Juniata TownThe Allen car was damaged ship while the damage to the State Police said the crash hap Hawn car was set at 31000 pened on Legislative Route 31032 Two persons are In J CBlair one mile west of Hawns Bridge Memorial Hospital today as the John Allen 22 Huntingdon Contd on Page 2 Daily News Football Quiz Will Start This Weekend E the Little Blue locally heavy thundershowers develop along a New Mexico to continued to front from Michigan About three Inches of rain fell at Russell Kan in a 12hour Contd on Page 5 Most area schools are pre paring to open tomorrow Their football teams are pre paring for the first game of the season And today ithe Daily News Football Contest editor is getting ready to receive the first entries In the popular annual football prophecy contest The games of September 5 and 6 will be the selections for the opening week of the con test The contest will continue for 11 weeks closing with games of November 14 and 15 Each week Daily News read ers who are so inclined are in vited to pick the winners In 25 games picked from top area high school contests and out standing college teams In the country A total of 25 area firms will cooperate with The Daily News hi creating added interest In the contest The first entry ap pears in The Daily News today First prize each week will be a merchandise certificate good at any of the cooperating firms A certificate is the second prize Contestants should fill out the en try blanks giving their choice of the teams to win the game listed In each firms ment and one Item advertised by the firm The contest win ners will be announced the fol lowing week Contest rules for 1969 follow The contest is open to every one except employesof The Daily Contd on Page 10   

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