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   Daily News (Newspaper) - September 9, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                THE DAILY NEWS State Library n Building 17126 VOL48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 9 1969 NO 189 Israeli Units Storm Ashore i 1 In Big Raid Agmnst Egypt boat100 Bonnie Home tiles South After Summer v Canal TEL AVIV landed from assault craft Egypt in the biggest attack ice the 1967 Middle East War blasted a 30mile front of the Suez Canal iclals announced today An Israeli spokesman said raid Inflicted dozens of inaltles and caused heavy damage to Egyptian military installations including radar stations used to spot attacking Israeli planes Israel reported one of Its aircraft was shot down by Egyptian antiaircraft during the raid Cairo Radio also reported dogfights today along the Suez Canal but gave nc details The first naval battles since the 1967 War had been reported In the Gulf of Suez below the city nf Suez today with both Egypt and Israel claiming to have sunk several of the other sides motor torpedo boats The Israeli military man said the attack began Monday night when Israel reported Its motor torpedo boats had destroyed two Egyptian PT boatsbut had lost one of Its own with its three man crew because of an accidental explosion aboard Cairo today claimed the destruction of an Israeli torpe do boat and Its crew Military observers said the Strike y was aimed at cutting down Egyptian fire power that Contd on Page 12 In Finland Bonnie Friend is back home In Huntingdon and full of talk about her wonderful summer spent In Finland as an Americans Abroad scholarship holder In the Amer lean Fteld Service program After a couple airline delays Bonnies plane finally arrived in New York City at 6 ajn Friday mornlngfollowlnga flight from Belgium She had traveled from Finland on a Russian freighter with a oneday stopover in Copenhagen Denmark She was involved in debriefing ses sions with the AFS headquarters staff all day Friday at Hofstra University Her parents Mrand MrsPaul Friend of 1200 Warm Springs Avenue met her and arrived back In Huntingdon after an over night stop en route on Saturday Bonnies summer In Finland was highlighted by an eightday trip to Lapland with Finnish Girl Guides and Boy Scouts She experienced farm town and city living with three families in Contd on Page 10 Field Unit In Mount Union Thursday Vote Registration Data Is Outlined Several special arrangements have been completed for the registration of voters and for those seekinga change of address registration Deadline for registration to vote in the November general election is Monday September 15 at pan Lewis F Greene chief clerk of the Huntingdon County Com mlssloners announced today that there will be field registration at two locations In Mount Union on Thursday September 11 and special hours will be in effect at the commissioners office on Nation Gets Late Summer The first late summer cool snap settled over the Midwest early today pushing warm air to the East Frost was likely in Friday September 12 the Interior portions of Michi gan InternationalFalls Minn had an early morning tempera These special efforts are being made to give all countians an opportunity to register for the November balloting The commissioners office ture of 40 lowest lodged in the Qpens at 8i3Q ajn each mprn nation A few light showers also remains open p Appointed sprinkled the Upper Midwest as pjn todaVj Thursday and Mon football weather accompanied day Wednesday and Satur the opening of football season day the closes at12noon The East Coast had showers This Friday the office will and thundershowers some loremain open until 9 pjn togive cally heavy spawned by extra hours for persons who find Hurricane Gerda Other precipiit difficult to get to the office tation was logged over the during normal business hours and in the Southern On Thursday the registration staff will be located at the Mount Union Manufacturing Plant for Rockies Plains Opening Trial Busko Case Will Reach Jury Today Trial of cases at the Sep tember Termof HunttngdonCoun ty CrtminalCourtcontinuedtoday with the second one scheduled to start soon after the noon re cess Judge R Merle Heffner Is presiding at the session which may continue for three weeks The opening trial Common wealth vs Richard Gary Busko of Huntingdon R D 3 was slated to reach the jury of 10 men and two women this morning Busko 31 faces two charges corrupting the morals of minors and furnishing Intoxicating liquor to minors District Attorney Newton C Taylor Is representing the Com monwealth while Attorney Wil Ham J Myers is legal counsel for Busko State Trooper Dana M Weller is the presecutor Fifty petit jurors responded yesterday morning when their names were called by Prothon otary Calvin T Walker Forty one others on the 90member panel have been excused by the court Including oneDublinTown ship man who reported Monday due to Bus Service Is Under Way Jim Wogan of State College driver for Fulllngion Bus Company fto first stop In Mount Union on Monday by boroughHtxmncii president Robert Goodman Looking on approvingly is Melvin Diven secretary of the Mount Union Chamber of Commerce The daily bus service for Tyrone to Lewistown with stops In between got underway on Monday The bus stop in Mount Union is located at Williams Taxi Stand on West Shirley Street Teachers Solons SoninLaw Gives Response Strike in Nixon Delivers Dirksen Eulogy today virWASHINGTON UPI The body of Everett McKinley Dirksen returns today to the Capitol he frequently denominated with wit words and legislative leadership Pennsyl presjdent Nixon junior The highest early morning an opentothepublic field regis temperature reading was 92 at tratlon and then at 3 pjn0 will BIythe Calif Contd on Pagel2 ted Troops iolate leaseFire SAIGON UP Communist oops launched at least 35 ctions against Allied forces or ositions in the first 29 hours of ieir threeday ceasefire mill iry spokesmen said today The Hacks killed five Americans nd wounded 32 others The ceasefire called to nourn the death last week of to Chi Mlnh the president of lorth Vietnam began at 1 am londay 1 pm EDT Sunday nd was to run until 1 am hursday Although the South Vletna lese Sunday formally had ejected the ceasefire a joint ommunique Monday implied Allies would honor the truce Viet Cong and North letnamese would do the same Early today American pokesmen said a water mine xploded under the bow of the asoline tanker USS Noxubee Contd on Page 5 Attorney Edward L Willard of State College was appointed to day as legal counsel for 42year old Jack D Fox of Huntingdon who Is being held for murder in the pistol death of his di vbrced wife last Sept 1 Wllliard will be assisted In the case by Attorney Richard W Llnton well known Huntingdon lawyer JudgeR Merle Heffner made the Wlllard appointment this morning shortly after the Centre Contd on Page 2 j 1c llardof Overheated Compressor Is Blamed Preparations were being made to select a voir dire jury for the first case scheduled for trial Monday the defendant decided to enter guilty plea This caused a delay in proceed Contd on Page 5 allseek ing amnesty for previous walk osed in the senator with Dirksen 18years por November Court ago led the official mourning with a brief eulogy scheduled at 1 Aliquippa and Shade Fire Hits Ritcheys Market Question In Mount Union J noon EDT in the Capitol Rotunda A uentraj pianned by Sen Howard H Baker Jr RTenn i Dirksens j soninlaw and a man already Gateway districts announced Cloned as a dark horse they wouldremain closed for possibmty to succeed tte remainder of the week Senate Republican leader Classes originally were sched ne minois senat fametl Forward and 200 Names Going Into Jury Wheel for his curly white hair and his Two nundred new names are ability to tickle the natonal benS added to the Jury wheel psyche died Sunday from ta Preparation for the November INSIDE THE Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads12 13 Comics 11 Counselors Corner 9 Crossword13 Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Society Club 8 Sports4 5 An overheated compressor for the deepfreeze unit was blamed today for a fire which caused an estimated damage last night at Rltcheys Market Eleventh and Moore Street Huntingdon Arthur J Ritchey owner of the store said the loss is nearly able at that hour since they were covered by Ins urance just winding up the opening phase Reopening of the market Is of their annual fund drive the merchandise and repair of fire delivery of appeal envelopes damage Firemen were on the scene in Fire Chief Robert Jessell esa matter of minutes and had four tlmated the loss He said dam booster lines of water on the age to the structure was burning structure in shortorder while the loss to stock was set The fire started in the stock at room at the northeast area of The entire Huntingdon Fire the Lshaped store When fire Department responded to the men arrived the flames were eat which sounded at ing their weather Approved For Ballot alarm pm A large number of volunteer firemen were Immediately avail boardine on the Moore Street Contd on Page 2 President Returns To Washington WASHINGTON UPI White House was open for business again as usual today with President Nixon In the Oval Office for the first time since he left for his vacation retreat at San Clemente Calif Aug 9 Nixon arrived In Washington shortly before midnight Mon day looking tanned but tired after a daylong transcontinen tal trip with stops to dedicate a dam on the Rio Grande and to Inspect hurricane damage in Mississippi After traveling to the Capitol Rotunda at noon today to deliver the eulogy over the coffin of Sen Everett M Dirksen a close friend Nixon had an appointment with the US ambassador to South Contd on Page 2 The Mount Union Borough Council met last night in regular session and handled minor prob lems and transacted routine monthly business A group of citizens from the Liverpool area of Mount Union were present to urge council to consider adopting an ordinance to control the placement of reloca tion of trailers and mobile homes in the borough A lengthy discussion ensued however ho action was taken There is no ordinance in the borough code concerning trail ers The building and property committee Is to thoroughly In vestlgate the situation an4 make a recommendation at the next council session Councilmen designated Bo rough Secretary Melvin Diven to oversee the borough employes us what work should be done etc with the exception of the police department which is under the jurisdiction of the mayor Council voted to accept the prepared public opinion ballot Contd on Page 12 tiled to begin in both districts last week but the dates were DostDOried twice Only33ofEliZabethForwards Term Huntingdon County inv undergoing lung cancer surge ry His body will lie in state at Tne work ot adding new names the rotunda until noon Wednes started yesterday under the day then be moved to the suPervlsion of the jury commls Nationai Presbyterian Church sloners DeweyBlackpf Broad for a funeral service Top City and A Fred Creswell Thursday Dirksens body will J be flown to Illinois for Mlller Huntingdon is graveside service and burial at tte secretarv to the jury com his home town of Pekin a mlssioners He also is a court community of 22000 where he tJPstaif while he Is busy was born to a farm family 73 flulnS tile wheel E Hoy years ago Isenberg of Huntingdon will serve The public was invited to actinS tPstaff Isenberg was 214 teachers attended an Contd on Page 2 Coalition Plans Black Monday PITTSBURGH UPI A Black Monday combining a view Dirksens closed walnut the position yester boycott of all downtown busi casket in the rotunda from noon by JudSe Merle Heffner nesses with a mass demonstra today until noon Wednesday tion was planned for the city The cata next week by the Black Con falque military honor guard In struction Coalition to back up Contd on Page 5 Contd on Page 3 demands for more blacks In skilled construction jobs Michael Dismond spokesman for the coalition Monday an nounced plans for the oneday protest He said thedemonstra tion would organize at 8 am at Freedom Corner aji inter section overlooking the down town on the edge of the pre dominantlyblack Hill District r Contd on Page 10 THET WEATHER Firemen Battle Store Blaze Fi Pictured pouring water on burning Ritchey Marketat comerof Eleventh and Moore Streets last Fire originated in stockroom andwas iSJ on overheated compressor for doonfrenzo unit Ioss wns set at 000 2 Accidents Investigated Two traffic accident investi gations In Huntingdon County were reported today by State of the Huntingdon sub station One driver was slight ly injured and tte two vehicles a car and a truck were damaged a total of Benjamin M Greenfield 17 Huntingdon R D 2 suffered a slight laceration on his left arm when the 1966 CMC pickup truck he was operating failed to negotiate a left curve hit the bank rolled over on its roof and landed on its wheels The pm accident top pened on Route 475 Springfield Township seven miles south of Contd m Page 2 In Funeral Al Hanoi Today I Heros Farewell Is Given Ho Cm Minn SAIGON UPI North Vietnam gave Ho ChiMlnh a heros funeral In Hanoitoday A 21gun salute and lowlevel passes by warplanes marked the ceremonies before 10000 mourners many of them leading figures in the Communist world 14 Countries Seek Admission Of Red China UNITED NATIONS Following a pattern set In past years 14 member countries Monday asked the United 40s to near 50 Outlook for Nations General Assembly to m admit Communist China and expel Nationalist China The nations asked Secretary General Thant to consider the question of the restoration of the legitimate rights of the Peoples Republic of China In the United Nations as an urgent matter saying the seating of the Peking government is more than ever vital at this time They requested the imme Contd on Page 2 Mostly sunny and cool today and Wednesday Highs both days in the upper 60 to low 70s Clear and cool tonight with lows in the mid Thursday sunny and a little warmer Hanoi Radio said Hos revolutionary mission was eulogized by Le Duan first secretary of North Vietnams Communist party who vowed his natidh would intensify its efforts to defeat the United Stales In addition to representatives from 19 nations the broadcast said attending were 100000 Hanoi residents and combatants in formal clothes and wearing mourning bands Gather Around Speakers At the same time onei million people and troops of the capital are gathered around loudspeakers to follow the ceremony program of the requiem service Following the eulogy for Ho whose death at age 79 was announced Wednesday there were 21 cannon shots and airplanes flying to bid fare well the broadcast said A period of mourning for Ho will continue through Wednes day In North VietnamA 72 hour ceasefirein SouthViet nam called in his honor by the Viet Cong high command will expire at 1 am Thursday Among the foreign delega Contd on Page 5 YOU MUST REGISTER NOW TO VOTE IN 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