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   Daily News (Newspaper) - September 8, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED or 5424641 State Library 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 188 Hos Successors Gain ges Warm Welcome To Mount Union Area Made No Move To Free Elbrick Brazil Had Full Data On Kidnapers RIO DE JANEIRO UPI Brazilian authorities knew all along where terrorist kidnapers were holding US Ambassador C Burke Elbrick but made no move to rescue the envoy for fear he would be killed a police official said today Shortly after Elbrick was Citizens in the Mount Union area were given the opportunity to meet Coach Donald Stephens and his wtfe Dr Marilyn Stephens at a dinner held on Friday evening in the Mount Hope Baptist Church sponsored by the Neighborhood Service Welcoming Coach Stephens and his wife to the com munity is Mayor Charles Klingler Also pictured is the Rev Norman L Marden who gave the main address at the affair freed unhurt from three days Freed In Exchange captivity intelligence agents iceeption is Held On riday Eve A large crowd of area citizens deluding the borough officials ere present at a dinner on Fri ay evening welcoming Coach onald Stephens and his wife Stephens to the iorough of Mount Union The social room of the Mount ope Baptist Church of Mount Jnidn was the scene for this Delightful affair Donald Stephens is the new football coach of the fount Union Area High School is wife Dr Marilyn Stephens as taken over the practice of Jr Croft in Huntingdon The Couple and their three children reside in Taylor Highlands fngdon A welcoming address was to ive been presented by Melvin IcCorkle president of the Mount Jnioh Chamber of Commerce however McCorkle is a patient in tie J C Blair Memorial Hos oltal and the Rev Norman L Contd on Page 2 No Ready Answers On New Tax Source Barber Hospitalized Lawmakers Face 2 Hurt In T Sunday Million Issue Accidents Fire Dept Equipment Rates High 18600 Loss In Wreck Two cars were damaged I in an unusual accident at pjn Saturday on Route 22 in Mill Creek Borough No person was injured Anthony S Presto 26 Bridge I port Conn was westboundop erating a 1968 Ford coupe A 1954 Chevrolet driven by Paul f Price Mount Union RJ3 was following the Connecticut car and 1 Presto thought Price wanted to pass Presto started to pullonto the berin and slowed down but then saw that It was a no pass ing zone and that Price would I be unable to make the pass Thinking Presto was making a right turn off the highway rice started to make a pass land at the same time Presto started to pull back onto the Contd on Page 2 HARRISBURG UPI The 196970 Pennsylvania General As sembly reconvened today after a sixweek summer recess faced with a million question and no ready answers When the lawmakers depart ed from Harrisburg inmidsum mer they had committedvirtual ly every penny bf the existing State tax structure Remaining are unfunded programs estima ted to cost million and maybe more The areas were the new tax is most needed aid to stateowned and state related the state program and the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Legislative leaders met three times during the recess in an attempt to come up with a solu tion to the fiscal problem they could present to their respec tive party caucuses this week They agreed only that the target figure was about S500 million Two solutions have been of fered to the General Assembly Gov Raymond P Shafer has Contd on Page 7 Sunday raided the deserted mansion where they said terrorists had kept the ambas sador hostage x The official said Elbricks captors had fled leaving behind Communist propaganda wea pons and ammunition Elbriek was released Sunday by guerrillas who had held him for 76 hours to obtain freedom for 15 political prisoners of the Brazilian military regime Slight Cut On Head The 61yearpld career diplo mat cut slightly on the head by a blow on the forehead but otherwise in good condition arrived in a white taxi at his official residence Four hours earlier a Brazi lian air force C130 transport had arrived in Mexico City with the political prisoners who were granted asylum there To coin the understatement Contd on Page 3 15 Brazilian The threatunits of theHunt ingdon Borough offerborough residents service with equipment that surpasses the standards set by Fire Engi neering Magazine The Huntingdon Fire Depart ment boasts two 750 gallon pump ers with another on the 85foot aerial ladder truck and 35foot extension ladders as recommend ed by the magazine Other equipment includes two two and onehalf inch play pipes on each pumper with ample noz zles and tips two two and onehalf inch fog nozzles and two and onehalf inch to one and one half inch reducing Ys CARRY MORE Where six fire rakes and a backpack pump extinguisher are required for grass and brush fires each pump truck carries six rakes and three extinguish ers Each pumper also carries the portable pumper recom mended with foam equipment Alex Steel president of the Contd on Page 7 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers16 Classified Ads14 15 Comics13 Crossword15 Obituaries 2 Society Club12 Sports 4 5 Through These Doors 8 Petersburg Man Arrested For HitRun Ernest R Hawn 43 Box 2A Petersburg RJ3 was arrested yesterday on a charge of hitrun driving as the result of an incident Saturday evening in which four mailboxes were dam aged Hawn was eastbound on Legis lative Route 31051 at 6 pun Saturday driving a 1951 Chevro let truck Onetenth of a mile west of Alexandria borough In Porter Township his truck ran off the roadway and hit four mail boxes on a single post The boxes were owned by John J Rhodes Cloyd D McAlevy Donald R Black and Fred A Contd on Page 2 A Trough Creek Valley woman and a Three Springs man were in jured in traffic accidents investi gated yesterday by State Police of the Huntingdon substation One of the Injured persons is hos pitalized Vehicles involved in the four crashes were damaged with one car being demolished Gwen McClain 17 Cassville o RD was Injured at Sunday In Springfield 1 Wp afternoon in accident on Routej655 1L three miles north of She wasf treated at the JC Blair Memorial Hospital for a laceration of the right elbow State Police said Ralph E Park 17 Boi 113 Mapleton Depot was northbound on Route 655 operating a 1964 Corvair sedan Pauline J Barber 18 Robertsdale RD also was northbound driving a 1965 Chev rolet convertible Park failed to see the turn sig nals on the Barber car when it slowed to make a left turn off the highway Park swerved to the left to avoid a collision but the right side of his car sideswiped the left side of the Barber vehicle The Park car skidded off the highway and travelled for 82 feet before coming to a stop facing west Damage to the Corvair was set at S350 its full value while the tightriinfg Sets Barn Fire Contd on Page 7 Nixon Heads Back To Washington A Springfield Township barn struck by lightning during a severe electrical storm burned to the ground Saturday evening with a loss estimated at about The towstory frame structure 35 by 45 feet in size was owned by Charles I Brown Three Springs Star Route The Brown farm is located seven miles southwest of Three Springs Brown told firemen that the loss is partially covered by insurance He estimated loss to the building at and to the contents Lightning struck pm When Brown dis covered the fire the entire top of the structure was ablaze Three Springs fireman were called at and when they ar Mexico Now MEXICO CITY teen Brazilian leftists released from prison in exchange for the freedom of kidnaped US Ambassador J Burke Elbrick relaxed in expensepaid luxury today and said theyhoped to bring their families here to start new lives The 14 men and a pretty college girl handcuffed and with numbers inked on their shirts were flown Sunday to Mexico City where they were given political asylum and suites at the firstclass Hotel Dei Bosque The terrorists who had ab ducted the ambassador Thursday demanded freedom for the 15 or they would kill the US The kidnapers released Elbrick four hours after the prisoners arrived The 15 said on arrival that except for two of them who had heard radio broadcasts in prison they knew nothing about the kidnap and had no idea why they were being hustled from their cells The others learned what was Contd on Page 7 Expires At 69 Full Soviet Backing For War Effort TOKYO UP Mourners from 12 more nations including the United States flew into Hanoi today for Ho Chi Mlnhs funeral Hos successors won new pledges of full Soviet support for their war effort The Vietnam News Agency in a dispatch from the North Vietnamese capital said Gus Hall secretary general of the US Communist party was among the arrivals this morn ing from Moscow Hall joined Soviet Premier Alexei N kosygin and other officials from the Communist bloc and nonCommunist na tions as well In mourning the death of the 79yearold North Vietnamese president Kosygin laid a wreath at th3 foot of Hos bier in Ba Dinh Hall Sunday On it was inscribed this pledge Are Firmly Convinced Kirk M Westbrook 69 prom The Soviet people are inent Huntingdon businessman firmly convincted that the died unexpectedly on Sunday aft Vietnamese peoplewill obtain ernoon Sept 7 1969 at new victories in building oclock at his horn Deepsocialism and in defending their woods Walker Township Hunthomeland against imperialist ingdon R D 1 He had been aggression tn his usual health and death was in this endeavor the Vietna KIRK WESTBROOK Huntingdon Shoe Store Head Dies mese people can always believe Contd on Page 7 due to a heart attack Westbrook head C M West brook and Sons the oldest shoe store in the United States owned and still operated by succeedo IT j ing generations of the same fain Kevolt LJ rged ily The firm was founded 136 years ago in WesU brook the great grandfather of the deceased Westbrpoks a family enter prise that started with cobblers making boots has continued over the decades as one of the areas oldest and most respected business establishments The store is located at 516 Wash Contd on Page 3 Two Share Grid Prizes In Contests First Week Oil Refinery Burns Near S bam about Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA plosion and fire ripped through the Atlantic Richfield Oil works shortly before midnight Sunday rived on the scene the barn was releasing dangerous chemical a mass of flames burning fumes furiously out of control Police urged motorists and Orbisonia firemen were sum curiosity seekers to stay out of CLEMENTE Calif moned at 6dO pm the area due to danger from Nixon tanned No livestock perished two phenol a chemical that repor SAN and rested after working vacation shut down the western House today The roundabout trip back burns on contact in the manner as lye police a monthlong cows and two calves were taken tedly in California from the burning structure same White Jt was the Three Springs Fire said i Companys first alarm in 96 days Ninety minutes after the Fire Chief L K Flasher broke out police said to One Of BestKnown Figures In Senate Skillful Oldtime Orator Everett Dirksen Dies At 73 fire the Washington included dedication reported that the fire was brought favorable winds west to of a dam on the TexasMexico under at 6i45 but nortnwest at up to 12 miles per Three Springs firemen stayed hour were dissipating Contd on Page 3 WASHINGTON UPI Everett McKinley Dirksen an old time orator whose timeless political skills made him the hub of Republican power in Congress is dead at 73 The man wno lor 10 years was the voice vehicle and vital force of the Grand Old Party in the US Senate died Sunday after three heart stoppages six days after an operation for lung cancer In a congressional career that covered 35 years first as a representative from the corn belt region of his native Pekin 111 and later as a senator Dirksen was one of the most and controversial politl clans of his era The tributes were immediate deep President Nixon said He will be remembered as a in the history of Congress and as one who on the great issues always placed the nation first Universally Loved Richard B Russell dean of he Senate Democrats added Few senators have been more universally loved by the Ameri can people when he spoke the nation listened and his eloquence on the issues of our day was a source of national strength The Senate planned to meet briefly today and then adjourn In tribute to one of its best known figures Tentative funer al plans were for the late lawmakers body to lie In sifate Tuesday in the CapitolRotunda and after services at National Contd on Page 7 border and an assessment of the damage caused by Hurri cane Camille in Gulfport Miss The President and his party were to depart aboard Air Force One at am PDT for Del Rid Tex where Nixon will meet with President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz of Mexico at the crest of the million mile long Amistad Dam Guests on hand for the luncheon at which the Mexican government will be host includ ed Secretary of State and Mrs William Rogers AUy Gen and Contd on Page T the Contdon Page 7 The first week of the 1969 Daily News Football Contestpro duced only two winners out of 279 entrees Top prize was received by Bernard W Mateer 838 Pennsyl vania Avenue Huntingdon who missed four games out of twenty five Mateer will receive a merchandise certificate in the amount of which may be redeemed at any of the participa ting stores Receiving second prize and missing only five games was Michael Simpson RD 1 Alex andria who received a merchan dise certificate in the amount of With a little skill and a little you too could be a winner Use the entry blank in todays paper or pick one up at any of the participating firms Scores for this weeks contest Huntingdon 25 Junlata 0 Chief Logan 21 Mount Union 6 on Page 2 Moscow Peking Split Gets Wider WASHINGTON UP officials say the split between M o s c o w and Peking has reached a new level of hostility Each government is now exhorting the people of the other nation to revolt against their rulers The direct and subversive type of appeal is being broadcast by radio and carried on Soviet and Chinese news agencies the officials said The broadcasts from both Moscow and Peking were first moni tored at the end of last month Officials cited in particular a commentary issued by the Communist Chinese News Agency Aug 25 on its Inter nation service The article accused the Soviet leadership of conducting a policy which it described as the criminal rule of revision ism The article expressed Contd on Fage 3 Had Been Dead For About Six Days Bishop Pikes Body Found May Be Buried In Holy Land THE WEATHER BETHLEHEM UPI Former Episcopal Bishop James A Pike who died in the Judean wilderness seeking the truth about Christ may be buried in the Holy Land he laved Pikes body was discovered Sunday guards Everett Dirkien Cloudy and unseasonably cool today tonight and Tuesday with chance ol showers Show ers mostnum erous today H igh today 70 to 75 Low tonight upper 40s to the raid 50s High Tuesday 65 to 70 Out look for Wednesday quite cool with a few lingering showers Highs in the 60s by Israeli border at the foot of a 90foot cliff six days after he was reported missing in the desert where Jesus spent 40 nights fasting An autopsy today indicated Pike died uf exhaustion six days ago PIkefs widow Diana and her brother Richard Scott Kenne dy said they were consulting Pikes 84yearold mother in California and other relatives about burial plans for the controversial churchman Mrs Pike told newsmen earlier she hoped Pike would be buried in the Holy Land He loved the Israeli people and the Holy Land so deeply she said I feel there is no more appropriate place for him to die if he had to Found Near Fortress After Pikes body was found near the fortress of King Herod the GreatMrs Pike recalled her 56year old husbands last words to I die here I am at peace I have no regrets Pikes body was found 26 miles from where Mrs Pike had left him last week in a state of collapse after their automobile stuck on a rockpile She had sought help alone Apparently he had been trying Contd on Page 3 County Man Will Enter PFC School Twelve men including one from Huntingdon have been selected by the Pennsylvania Fish Commission for training as state waterways patrolmen The men will be enrolled as the fifth student officer class at the PFCs H R Stackhouse Fishery Conservation and Water craft S afety School at B ellefonte Centre County on Sunday Sept 14 H B Leaner 34 of 113 Spruce Street Huntingdon is a member of the class along wtththeseother Pennsylvania residents Larry R Baker 28 of 308 Charles StreetSchuylkillHaven SchuylkUl CountyLarryVBoor 27 R p 1Martinsburg Blair J Cortez 35 42 East Oak Street Tresckow Carbon County Gerald T Cray tpnj 1 Lemont Fur nace Fayette County William F Hartleys 419 East Walnut Street TitusvUle Crawford County Paul T Hornberger 26 Washington AvenueEphrata Contd en Page 2   

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