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   Daily News (Newspaper) - September 20, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 WS State Library Pa 17126 CENTS 5Pf HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 199 19YearOlds To Be Main v Target In Draft Reform T O A IVew Flan Scheduled January 1 UPI Went Nixon plans to thrust the draft onto the starting Jan 1 regardless of Congress action on his request ed reform legislation by then It appears Congress will not be able to act fast enough to make the legal reform Nixon requested Friday The Pres ident announced a cut of50000 men from draft calls for the rest of this year But the administration has at least two other plans it can use In the House chairman L Mendel Rivers DSC said his Armed Services Committee will take up Nixons draft lottery proposal by November But a check indicated there was some disagreement within the mittee which might delay the proposal In the Senate Democratic leader Mike Mansfield said he saw little prospect of a reform measure making it through this year He said the Senate Armed Services Com mittee already is backlogged wlth business The basic point of Nixons Contd on Page 7 Guest Speaker Terrorists Active In Saigon 2 Trucks Blown Weekend Recess Fifth Trial TVT TT Continue Near Berger Home Monday Up ROBERT G BART LETT October 5 On Arts Center Gallery To House Shows A policy aimed at spotlighting area artists has been planned by the Standing Stone Art League of Huntingdon A series of ex hibits featuring the work of one or two area individuals on a rotating threeweeks basis is scheduled for the gallery of the Huntingdon Arts Center To be launched Sunday Oct ober 5 with the opening and reception for Huntingdon RD 1 artist James G Spriggle the aeries will run continuously thr oughout the current art season and into the next The variances in the gallery shows schedule permit two sep arate exhibits of the work of the Art League members and an exhibit of childrens art collect ed from the work of students in the elementary schools Each showing will open on a Contd on Page 2 Smithfield Bridge To Be Dedicated Robert G Bartlett secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Highways will give the key note address at the official open Ing ceremony of the Smithfield Bridge on Tuesday October 7 Serving as master of cere monies for the program slated to begin at 4 pm will be Don ald G Everhart president of Huntingdon Business and indus try Inc On hand to present a concert will be the Huntingdon AreaHigh SchoolBand direction ol William JBalBwaJder In vocation will be given by the Rev William B Payne pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church of Huntingdon Bartlett will be presented by Assemblyman OryiHe E Snare who will also make remarks dur Contd on Page 10 SAIGON The Viet Cong blew up two trucks near the home of Deputy U S Ambassador Samuel D Berger Friday night police sources said today On the battlef ront i U S infantrymen killed 20 Communists in fighting northeast of Saigon South Vietnamese troops killed 42 Communist troqops in the Mekong Delta The terrorists bombed a South Vietnamese government truck first then a US Navy truck about 25 minutes later There were no injuries in either blast but both vehicles were destroyed Berger Replacing Bunker If was not known whether Berger was home at the time He is taking over for Ambassa dor Ellsworth Bunker who is vacationing in the United Sates Firemens Fund Drive Falls Short Despite a vigorous campaign the Huntingdon Fire Depart ments 1969 fund drive has fallen far short of Its goal Robert E Petersgeneral chairman said today that has been contributed to the townwide appeal to date Bulk of thefunds was raised last Monday night when volun teer firemen made a houseto house canvass to pick up appeal In the heaviest fighting Friday troops of the US 25th Infatnry Division fought a Communist force for five hours near Cu Chi 22 miles northeast Communists and captured two envelopes that had been distrib which it is alleged thetrlostaged A an Testimony is scheduled to be resumed on Monday in the fifth case being tried at the September Term of Huntingdon County Criminal Court v Judge R Merle Heffner directed the seven women and five men of the voir dire jury to return to court at 11 am Monday to hear additional witnesses in the case It Is the case of Commonwealth vs Paul Martin Tlchenor of Hill side Md David James Martin of Oxon Hill Md and Howard Wal lace CarperTemple HillsMd who are charged with robbery with accomplice In addition Tichenor is charged with carry ing a deadly weapon a hunting knife The three outotstate men were arrested as the result of an Jncident last April 17 at the William H Hicks farm home at Huntingdon F urnace F ranklin Township Tyrone RD 4 in Westab Completes UF Solicitations Wrapping up the United Fund campaign at the Westab Inc Blair Division plant at Alexandria are left to right Sam Weidel John B Kunz Labor and Industry chairman Miss Carol Shafer M Kim Burket and Robert Weaver Weidel and Miss Shafer conducted the plant and office solicitations under the direction of Weaver union president atWestab who took charge of the inplant solicitation Westab contributed to the Labor and Industry segment of the United Fund drive Couilty ASC Job Placement Service Will in At MUHS suffered no The Americans casualties Communist troops kept Contd on Page 2 Memorial Service Set Tomorrow the uted one week earlier In an effort to reach the large number of persons who failed to return their envelopes the fire men will try a new gimmick on Monday evening from 6 to 7 oclock Squad trucks from No 1 No 2 and the Hook Ladder Com panies will travel up and down the streets in the borough in order to give late contributors an unsuccessful armed robbery it was Deiieyed tne case wouio be completedata night session Contd onPage 5 Labor Gifts To UF Reach 57 Per Cent This Js CONSTITUTION WEEK On this 182nd anniversary of the adoption of our unique Constitution special attention should be given to the documents sound provisions high princi ples and unsurpassed ideals Southern Band To Participate In Band Day Southern Huntingdon County High School Band has accepted an invitation to participate in Bucknell Band Day at the Buck nellWIttenberg football game on Saturday November 1 hi Mem orial Stadium Lewisburg Director of the Southern Band is Verino J Dandrea Twentytwo high school bands will join with the Bison March ing Band of Bucknell for this first band day event Coordinator of the festivities Bison band director Allen W Flock has announced that 2000 students will be presenting a con cert of eight musical selections during halftitne at the football game Contd on Page 7 Friends of Juniata Co liege and ofAVllliam A Sch lichter will participateIn a mem orial service at the Stone Church of the Brethren Sunday Sept 21 at 4rfb pm The 19 year old Waynesboro youth was fatally injured in an automobile accident last Sunday evening September 14 while re turning from a College Choir pic nic Also critically injured In the accident was Miss Karen M Al corn of Hagerstown Md Miss Alcorn remains in critical condi tion at Altoona Hospital Participating pastors in the service will be the Rev Stewart B Kauffman and the Rev Robert H Hess of the Stone Church and the Rev Robert E Faus minister to students at Juniatar College The service will feature musi cal selections by the Stone Church Contd on Page 7 At Agudath Achim Holiest Of Davs To Be 7 Contd ion Page 7 New Bowman Store Being Constructed A new Bowmans Store is un der construction in Orbisonia and will replace the present structure According to presi dent of Bowman Stores Inc Ro bert R Saxe the new building is half completed with a No vember opening expected Constructed of cement blocks the onestory storeroom 44 x jtjjisjeryeq Yom Kippur the Dayof Atone ment for Jews will be observed at Agudath Achim Synagogue In Huntingdon with services Sunday evening beginning at 7 pm and all day Monday from am to 7 pm The services will be under the direction of Joseph Dolllnger religious leader of the congre gation Officially the holiday lasts from sundown tomorrow until sundown Monday It is the last day of the Ten Days of Peni tence which began with Rosh Hashanah This tenday period according The guidance department of the Results of the election of ASC Mount Union Area High School community commltteemen for has made plans to establish a the communities of Huntingdon schoolcommunity placement ser Cpunty were announced today by vice willardHYohn chairman HuntThis new endeavor will be under Ingdon County Agricultural Stathe direction of Robert e Knepp bllization and ConservatibnComsenior high counselor raittee Knepp noted that this job place The elections were held by mall meiit program would be beneficial ballot and ballots were tabutothe employers who may need partHime and rushlioli an y fulW se as on e niployes 18 at the ASCS uIn OTder Office needs all notices of jobsfor Farmers electedto1 the com mittees include Community No 1 Jackson Barree West Miller and Logan Twops Robert O Miller chair man S L Gibbbney vice chair man Thomas B E be rle regular member Carl McManus first alternate John W Scott second alternate Community No 2 Franklin Morris Spruce Creek and War riors MarkTwops Harry Gen sttnore chairman Herman Espy vice chairman Alvin J member James E Irvln first alternate James Clark second alternate students in the Union area Contd on Page 2 130 feet in size is located on to Jewish tradition is a time for Street in the borough Geese Head South A Hartslog Valley resident Jack Port of Huntingdon RD 1 reported that he sighted 16 wild geese flying south at last evening Its pretty early to see the wild geese flying over Port said Thats real news RIdgley Street in of Orbisonia The new building to be com pletely air conditioned will fea ture an allglass display front and new fixtures This is a com bination family clothing and variety store and new lines will be introduced with the opening of the store Max Rinker is manager of the store which will be nearly dou bled in size with the opening of the new building The construction firm is George S Hann Son of Hustontown Bowmans has been located in Orbisonia since 1938 INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniaia 10 Ann Landers 12 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics 9 Church Page 3 Editorial 6 Society Club News 8 Sports 4 5 Rung Column 6 November Opening Is Scheduled Bowman Stores Inc hopes to move into its new building in Orbisonia in November Work on the structure was started by the George S Hann and Son construction firm of Huston town in July The new building is being constructed of cement blocks and will be a onestory building nearly doubling the size of the present Orbisonia store Bowmans has been operat ing in Orbisonia for thirtyone years Contd on Page 7 repentance prayer and charity in preparation for the holiest day of the year Yom Kippur On this solemn and important day almost all Jewish men arid women re frain from eating and drinking and even young children try to fast for at least a part of the day The Bible also requires that Jews do no manner of work on Yom Kippur The people spend the entire day in prayer and worship Yom Kippur eve Is observed In the synagogue In solemn and serious fashion with prayers and hymns Late In the evening most members of the congregation re turn to their homes some pious people spend the entire General Building Activity Noted night In prayer p J Services are held all the next day beginning with early morn ing and ending at nightfall A selection is read from the Holy Scriptures and a sermon delivered by the rabbi Contd on Page 7 YFC Escapees Are Quickly Apprehended Two boys who escaped from Youth Forestry Camp No 3 Altch RD were apprehended yesterday in short order and are back in custody at the camp today A 15yearold Lebanon RD boy had four hours of freedom while a 19yearold Philadelphia lad was away only 40 minutes until he was apprehended by State Police The 15yearold left at 10 am and he was found walking along a forestry road four miles west ot the YFC at 2 pm by Richard Lee Hicks Calvin Hicks Contd on Page 7 Westab Inc Blair Division at Alexandria has completed its soli citation for the 196970 United Fund campaign adding a total of x to the Labor and Industry collections for the drive Results of the campaign at the Alexandria plant were announced today by John B Kunz chairman of the Labor and Industry Divis ion United Fund of Huntingdon County and Robert Weaver em ploye s olic itatipn and union president at the Westab Assisting Weaver were Miss Carol Shafer and Sam Weidel in office and plant solicitation respectively employe con tribution was an increase of 125 percent over last yearns total employe gift A gift pledge for 2000 was pre sented to Kunz by Kim Burket as the Westab Inc Blair Divis ion corporate contribution toward the 1969f70 United Fund goal This brings the total raised by the Labor and Industry segment of the United Fund to 57 percent of the goal This parti cular phase of the campaign is scheduled for completion by Sept ember 26 The general United Fund cam paign gets under way with a gala enroute to the HuntingdonPhilips kickoff dinner at the Huntingdon burg football game atPhilipsburg Elks Home on October 1 1969 at pm See photo page 2 Elizabeth Jean Lloydi Rays town Dam Huntingdon RD 1 was operating an Ambassador sedan north on Three Coeds Injured In Fiery Crash Three 17yearold Huntingdon High School girls were injured last evening and the car in which they were riding was demolished in a fiery crash on Route 350 onehalf mile south of Birm ingham State Police said the girls were The public is invited to attend Contd on Page 2 north on Route 350 She lost control of the car on a sharp right curve and the vehicle skid ded and hit the dirt embankment on the right side of the highway rolled over several times and caught fire Contd on Page 7 f Fennsvlvama Highway New Construction Tops Million DAILY NEWS HARRtSBURG BUREAU HARRISBURG More than million was expended in ingdon Countys permitissuing municipalities during the past year In new construction activity Involving both new homes and nonresfdentlal structures This was reported today by the State Department of Labor and Industry In a justcompleted detail report of general build tag activity throughout the state as a whole covering the year All types of projects started in the county during the year number 84 involving an estimated cost of 22T7681 according to the department A breakdown shows that of this number six residential projects were undertaken throughout the county involving one and two family dwellings c o s1 1 n g New nonresidentlal construc tion activity in the county last year involved 12 projects cost ing Following Is an expenditure schedule in the non residential field listed by type by the department for Hunting don County Residential garages and car ports gasoline and service stations one office buildings one Educational buildinjjs two stores and mercan tile buildings one other nonresidential buildings Sixty three other projects were undertaken in the county costing Involving addi tions alterations and repairs to CoiTcd 10 A series of varied activities is planned by the State Highways Department hi conjunction with Pennsylvania Highway Week starting next Monday September 22 Joining the department In the observance will be road user groups including the Pennsyl vania Highway Information Asso ciation Groundbreaking ceremonies marking the start of new Im provement projects on the state highway system road openings in various parts of the Comj monwealth and special displays and exhibits in the departments Harrlsburg headquarters and its 11 district officers have been scheduled next week Keyed to the theme High ways Bring Better Living Penn sylvanias observance coincides with the national celebration de signed to remind the public that mo tor safety industr lal Contd on Page THE WEATHER Cloudy and cool with scat tered showers today and to night High today upper 50s to mid 60s tonight in the 40s Variable cloudi ness and cool Sunday High in the 60s Monday sunny and a little warmer   

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