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   Daily News (Newspaper) - September 13, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6431040 or 5424641 WS State Library Education Bulging arrisburg Pa 17126 VOL48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 13 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 193 Testimony Monday Egypt Challenges Foreman Israeli Threat Ot jurors Are More Retaliation Selected Abernathy Speaks At Conference Military sources in Cairo today described Egyptian shelling attacks Friday night against Israeli positions along the as a direct challenge to Israels threat of increasing retal a n Military spokesmen an nouncwj earlier today that Egyptian batteries had pounded Israeli fortifications along the southern section of the canal for several hours late Friday No details were revealed The Israeli threat came in the form of an article by Deputy Premier Yigal Allon in the weekend magazine of Israels morning newspaper Maaretz Should enemy shellings from across the borders intensify and the Arab terrorists step up their raids into Israel we shall have to consider the possibility of larger scale actions in the air on the ground and on the sea Allon said The intensified fighting fol lowed Israels 10hour raid Tues day into the Egyptianheld wes tern shore of the Gulf of Suez The Israelis claimed more than 150 Egyptians were killed MINNEAPOLIS Minn CUPQ might have been a classic confrontation between the Rev Ralph David Aber nathy of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and a mass group of conservative Protestant leaders actually turned out to be a love feast About 4600 delegates from 95 met this week for the US Congress on Evangelism In one of the most historic Protestant gathering in American history Nearly all of the delegates were white and nearly all of them were conservative v in their views toward 1 i g i o n and the churchs involvement in social programs v The Congress ends today with a news conference by evange list Billy Graham honorary chairman and Grahams ad dress at a mass rally at Metropolitan Sports Center tonight During the week there was attention paid to the racial situation Testimony starts Monday morning at 9i30 oclock in Hunt ingdon County Criminal Court in the trial of Jack J Fore man of Mapleton Depot who is charged with Involuntary man slaughter and driving while under the Influence of intoxicat ing liquor Judge R Merle Heffner will preside at the trial A voir dire jury tor the Fore man trialwas selected on Fri day the second alternate being picked at just a few minutes before court adjourned for the week Foreman 42 was arrested as the result of a twocaracci denton Route 22 in Henderson Township Just east of Arden heim at 235 ajm Sunday May 25 Foreman driver of i s Bombing Pause Ends Decisions Are Secret Outcome To Become Apparent THURMONT Md Any decisions made at Fridays comprehensive top 1 e v e 1 meeting on Vietnam will become apparent in coming weeks With that statement the White House put off any disclosure about the meeting and turned its attention to Camp David and what Pres ident Nixon will ask of the Vaul Rouzer Is Instructor Police Auxiliary Unit In Training Plane Crash Victims Are Unidentified Pound Red Targets In 2 Sections critically nations legislators to the secrecy of the held between the in the second car was killed District Attorney Newton C Taylor will represent the Com monwealth while Attorney Rich ell planes returned to blast the w Linton is Foremans counsel State Trooper Howard R Partett is the prosecutor areas Wednesday and Friday Contd on Page 5 the one car was injured while Stephen Michael Adding Homolash 22 of 43 East Water meeting Street Mount Union apassenger President and his top diploma tic and military advisers on Vietnam was confusion over the onagain offagaln halt Only hours before the meet ing was to take place in the cabinet Thirty members of the jury House Gronouski Named Dean Of School DALLAS first But the climax came Friday dean of the Lyndon B Johnson ahen Abernathy did not present School of Public Affairs at the any demands to the congress University of Texas at Austin described the fledgling institu Contd on Page 5 Protestants Attack Pub In Belfast Northern Ireland UPI Protestants battered down the doors of a Roman Catholic owned pub today sacked it and pelted it with firebombs that burned a policeman Catholics marched toward the scene but dispersed before enganging in a fight The attack lent new urgency to the efforts of British troops hurrying to complete their barbed wire peace line between adjacent Protestant and Catholic neighborhoods Fresh contingents of British troops headed for Northern Ireland by sea and air to reinforce the 6500man peace keeping force now deployed in Belfast Londonderry and at standby garrisons Northern Irelands ruling Unionist party Friday night unanimously passed a vote of confidence in the government indirectly repudiated the findings of a controversial report on the causes of sectarian riots here last fall Police said about 50 Prote stants smashed through the door of Roddys Pub in Donegall Road with a steel trailer they had com man Contd on Page 2 tion Friday as a training ground for the multitalented men government is trying to attract appointive positions John A Gronouski former Postmaster G en e r a 1 under Presidents Kennedy and John son and the US Ambassador to Poland told of his plans for the school after his appointment as dean was confirmed Friday by the UT board of regents Gronouski the second John son appointee to work in the UT system said Administrations are searching forlornly for the kind of people we will be turning out The school scheduled to accept its first students in September 1970 will be unique in this country Contdon Page 5 panel were questioned in order to get the array for the Foreman trial The Commonwealth chal lenged seven of the jurors as did the defense Two jurors were excused for cause by the court Eight women and four men are included on the panel with two men being selectedasalternates Selection of the jury got under way at 1125 am Friday All jurors not serving on the Foreman panel have been Contd on Page 5 room it was of the disclosed The Mount Union Police Auxiliary Class has now completed half of the 20week basic course for patrolmen Vaul E Rouzer former police chief in Altoona now serving as chief of police in Logan Township Blair County is Instructor for the classes which meet every Tuesday and Thursday evening for three hours This group is being taught under the auspices of the Common wealth of Pennsylvania Depart ment of Public Instruction Bur eau of State Operated Schools and Programs Public Service Institute Upon successful completion of the basic course participants bombing wlu certification from the Department of Public Chief Rouzer stated This sion of the Vietnam peace talks 1 Accidents Saigon that the United States had suspended the B52 bombing missions over Vietnam While the threehour 40 minute was going on at the White had not even acknowledged the bombing had been Secretary Ronald Ziegler told reporters the bombing suspen sion had been lifted after only 36 hours because Communist offensive actions had increased Ziegler insisted the suspen i Contd on Page 5 New Expected From Talks PARIS delega tion sources say they expect todays twicedelayed 33rd ses uniei Kouzer statea rnis sion ot the Vietnam peace class is a definite asset to the to provtte few clues to whether ln community INDIANAPOLIS Ind UPI The bodies of about half of the 82 victims aboard an Allegheny Airlines DC9 Jet which crashed after an inflight collision with a light plane remained unidentified today and will be buried in a mass crave at the Shelbyville Ind cemetery next Wednesday Eightythree persons Includ ing the pilot of the smaller plane a Piper Cherokee 140 were killed in the midair crash Tuesday Authorities said none of the bodies was found intact The body of the pilot of the Contd on Page 5 IQ lew uiutsa w wiicuiei c j ofMountUnkmandthe any policy changes will be Investigated shown a genuine in macie by North Vietnam as a By men have terest The Act of January 14 1952 provides for appointment and use Contd on Page 12 Waldron Has Taken United Fund Post result of Ho Chi Minns death The session the first to be held since Hos death Sept 3 in Hanoi was scheduled to open at the former Hotel Majestic at ajn ajn Intervening events since the last peace talks session 16 days ago have raised more questions about future Allied and Corn State Police from the Hunt ingdon substation Investigated a pair of related accidents which took place around midnight about 17 miles south of Allenport on Route 522 William F Baker of Three Springs was traveling south on Workers Set Arthritis Appeal perhaps at any other time since the fourway negotiations got under way One reason little progress was expected at todays meet ing was the absence of the chiefs o the and Viet Cong delegations They apparently havenot yet returned to Paris Hos munist bargaining tactics than Route 522 when his car a 1962 Chevrolet wentoff the roadway Contd on Page 5 SAIGON Pres ident Nixons personally or dered bombing pause ended US B52s returned to South Vietnam skies and rained at least 270 tons of bombs on suspected Communist targets in two sections of the country military spokesmen said today The eightengine Stratofor tresses flew one missionMate Friday and two more early today dropping their loads on Communist troop concentra tions base camps and bunker complexes in Long Kanh Province 27 miles northeast of Saigon and near Phu Cat 285 miles northeast of the capital communitiues said The White House Friday announced the bombing mis sions were resuming because Communist commanders had failed to respond to the gesture by scaling down their own military operations In the ground war no major new contacts were reported by Allied troops and Viet Cong and North Vietnamese gunners shelled 16 Allied targets in South overnight ac cording to initial the number from the i previous night Four of the barrages caused damage or casualties communiques said Contd on Page 5 WilliamH Waldron III administrator at JC fxTthechairmah of Training and Public Relations Division for the 19691970 United Fund Campaign He resides on Shelton Avenue in Alexandria with his wife Bev erly Holding an AB degree from Kenyon College Gambler Mrs Philip Short Srof Huntert Sheets Coy Hicks Mrs Ohio and an MB A degree fronv ingdon and Mrs Richard G June Whitsel Mrs Gerald Xavier University in Cincinnati Kemmler of Mount Union col Booher Mrs JohnGutshall Mrs Ohio Waldron came to JC Blair INSIDE THE NEWS Memorial Hospital on December 2 1968 from Easton where he was at Easton Hospital His current civic interests in clude being the 19697Q United Fund Blair Hospital and a member of the Huntingdon Area JayCees In speaking of the United Fund Waldron states one of the great j5y Contd on Page 5 Along the Juniata12 Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics9 Historical Sketches 6 Church Page 3 Society Club8 Sports 4 5 chairmen for the 1969 Arthritis Dorothy Morgan Foundation campaignwhichbegan Dublin Township captain and September 2 inHuntingdonCouhworker Mrs LeirwynLMonta ty announced the names of yolun gue teer housetohouse solicitors as Franklin Township workers sisting them Mrs Lee EllenbergerJosephine Alexandria Borough captain Nixon Werts Mrs Wesley G Mrs Eleanor Mickey workersTrimble Mrs Clair D Dittsworth Mrs Henderson Township captain Jean Whitaker Mrs IsabelleYoand worker Mrs Charles Rlt cum Mrs Teletha Henderson ter MrsWinifredRishel Township captain Barree Township workers and worker Mrs RachelR Mrs Roy Smith Mrs Barbara Karns Richards Mrs Robert Peters Huntingdon captainMrsWil Mrs RuthGibboney bur Manges workers Mrs Brady Township captain and George N Grainey Mrs Jay worker Mrs Leroy Fraln V Walker Mrs J Alex Steel Broad Top City captain and Mrs Norman D Crews Mrs worker Mrs John D Jones Kenneth W Saupp Mrs Homer Carbon Township captian and Dell Mrs Blair E Brumbaugh worker MrsElla Hamilton MrsAmos Huston Mrs James Cassville Borough captain and E Walker Nancy Lilly Mrsmyf worker Shope Norrls Mrs Don F lYlainiaineCl Cromwell Township workersGreenleaf Mrs Merle GGuyer Mrs Clayton Black Mrs Rob Contd on Page 2 funeral Allied negotiators were also said to be anxious to learn what effect if any the 36hour halt in US B52 bombing raids over South Vietnam may have on the Communist negotiating position When the suspension was first Contd on Page 5 Giant Fail Bucks Gas From Portal MANNINGTON W Va UPI enormous fan today sucked volatile methane gas from the depths of the Mannington No 9 Mine where recovery crews eventually will be sent to hunt for the remains of 78 miners Huntingdon Woman Nabbed General Finance Betty Louise Leonard 41 of 217 Sixteenth Street Huntingdon was arrested yesterday by State Police on the charge of receiving a Workers usea jackhammers Friday to crack the steel and concrete seals that covered the five openings to the sprawling r C1 T mine complex since last Nov T lOWCr SllOW IS 30 An eightfoot fan capable of pulling 300000 cubic feet of air through the underground tun nels each minute was erected at Athas portal First readings showed the air in the mine had 36 per cent concentration of f1 F OT Topic Fund Is stolen goods It is alleged that she shared in the cash loot stolen from J Harlon Bush of Huntingdon in an incident that took place In Porter Township along the old Alexandria Pike last January 15 the explosive gas A small work crew went down the slope at the main entrance to the mine to open a pair of steel doors 1600 feet underground They were the first men to venture through the opening since last Novem George Edgar Bumgardner ier when all hope was County School Enrollments Show Decline Enrollments in Huntingdon County schools in the 196970 school term dropped slightly that of a year ago ac cording to figures released from the offioa of County Super in dent of Schools Donald A Mil lei Total enrollment in the four county schools during the first week of classes this year num bered 9231 compared to the 9282 of a year ago A breakdown in the kindergart category shows Juniata Valley Schools 567 com pared to 570 last year Hunt ingdon Area Schools 1912 1916 Mount Union Area Schools 1547 1540 Southern Huntingdon Coun ty 1018 1064i The Day Care Center at Kistler reported an enrollment of 32 the same Contd on Page 5 For the tenth year in a row the employees of the General Finance Service Corporation have had 100 per cent participa tion in the United Fund This is the first report of 100 percent participation during the 196970 Campaign This re turn is all the more significant since each years gift from the General Finance Service Cor poration employees Charity Fund to the Huntingdon County United Fund has been larger than the one before In speaking of the United Fund John T Fleck Director of Op erations says We at General Finance are proud to work and Mrs W James Anderson pre sident of the Standing Stone Gar den Club1 is desirous of a large turnout at the September meeting Tuesday evening at 8 oclock at the Huntingdon Arts Center Arts Alley for the theme of the meeting Is Dress Rehearsal for a Flower Show The clubs first flower show will be staged Saturday September 27 in the Arts Center and almost every member will have a responsibility in the production Mrs Richard Wisot 321 Church Street Huntingdon abandoned for the 78 miners pleaded guilty on Monday to the The miners had been working zkey and Mrs Donald Miller co charge of receiving stolen goods in No 9 presumably near the chairmen of the program com Contd on Page 5 Contd on Page 5 Contd on Page 6 Lose Possessions In Flood Waters Countians Survive Ordeal Of Destructive Hurricane BY WINIFRED C HAWN Robert and Peggy Blgelow Strausser formerly of 404 Mifflin live in Huntingdon County and Street Huntingdon were fortunate to come through Hurricane hope to show our pride and con Camille without a scratch But the young couple lost all their and their landlord remained hud dled in the darkness in the living room at the landlords home Suddenly Robert felt wet and the cern for our home community by personal possessions in the devastating storm that hit Gulfport trio realized that water was supporting worthy organizations such asthe Huntingdon County United Fund Mississippi Sunday August 17 Right now Peggy is in Hunting Contd on Page 5 THE WEATHER Continued Support For United Fund Stanley Cipar right chairman of the business and commerce division of the 196970 United Fund drive In Huntingdon County accepts a 100 per cent participation drive report from JohnT v Fleck director of operations of the General Finance Service Corporation and Sonia Shuhk of the corporation Sunny and pleasant Satur day and Sunday Highs both days lower to upper 70s Clear and mild tonight lows in the 50s Outlook for Monday part ly cloudy and warm Prob ability of precipitation hear zero today and tonight and 10 per cent Sunday Straussers hometown of Mill Creek and is located approxi mately eight miles from his base Peggy recalled that ail day long on August 17 warnings were out for persons to seek shelter Marty were evacuated from sur rounding areas to a nearby high sciiool only to have to be re evacuated because the storm de stroyed a portion ofthe school r In Long Beach the Straussers ing been cbmpletelydestroyed or resided in a onestory double moved from their foundations house shared by their landlord Tlie couple lost all their dishes cookingware m with the full Impact striking television in cash and food a half hour later items The furnishings in the had a population comparable to All the while the Straussers Contd on Page 2 don staying at the home of her Emphasizing ttie convenience stepfather and mother Mr and Mrs William G Barge r Her husband a mechanic with the Seabees based at Gulfpprt is at the hurricane scene and like oth er members of the armed forces is assisting In the giant task of clearing debrs left by the storm Strausser is a son of Mr and Mrs Gerald E Strausser of Mill Creek He enlisted in the Seabees in May of this year and he and Peggy had been residing Ing Into the dwelling andsoon was waisthigh They then sought refuge in a small attic the en trance to the storage area being via a ladder It was at this moment that they realized a portion of the dwelling had from foundation ONLY HOySE IN TOWN Daybreak reyealea the theirs that in Long Beach Mississippi for The eight weeks prior to the storm Long Beach a resort town   

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