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   Daily News (Newspaper) - September 22, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 VOL48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22 1969 PHONE NO 200 Red Chinas Mao Suffers Stroke I X f Leader Is In Taylor To Serve As Expli ams At Kites For Ho MOSCOW UPI Mao Tsetung has suffered a stroke and is in critical condition unable to tend to Communist Chinas daytoday affairs informed East European sources said today Neither Soviet nor Peking Sunday Home Fire Loss In Cromwell Blaze Assistant Twp An overheated kitchen stove pipe is blamed today for a fire which caused damageSun day morning at the August De Camp home In Cromwell Town ship four miles south of Three Springs Volunteer firemen from Three Springs and Orbisonia were cal led to battle the flames which heavily damaged the twostory frame dwelling Fire Chief L K Flasher of Three Springs estimated loss at to the build ing art 83000 to the contents The attic portion of the house was burned away and damage to the dwelling was described as heavy Firemen explained that the kit chen is a onestory room at the rear of the house The kitchen stovepipe became overheated and set fire to the structure where it entered the flue Theentire attic was afire when Three Spr ings firemenreached Mrs DeCamp 65 was alone at the house at the time and she was forced to run of a mile to the McKendree ch whereshe summoned her dau ghter Mrs KennethBooherwho called firemen at Orbisonia and Swings and Mrs DeCampre side at the property Three Spr Confd on Page Neither Soviet nor officials would confirm the report Neither would they deny it Mao 76 last made a reported public appearance in Peking May 19 greeting 10000 persons Peking radio said were students of his thought The broadcast said he was beaming with health The East European sources said Mao chairman of the Chinese Communist Party ap parently suffered the stroke early in September about the same time President Ho Chi Minh died in North Vietnam His illness explains his absence at memorial rites for Ho in Peking and the quick return to Peking of Chinese Premier Chou Enlai after spending less than a day in Hanoi mourning Ho they said China experts in Hong Kong had no report of the illness They said if Mao did not turn up in public Oct 1 on Chinas National Day then it could be concluded something was wrong Communist bloc sources said the stroke also delayed Chinas acceptance of a Soviet proposal Confd on Page 5 Third Division Begins Withdrawal Marines Abandon Three DMZ Bases SAIGON UPI U S Marines along the southern edge of the Demilitarized Zone DMZ have begun their withdrawal from the war abandoning three artillery bases Sunday as B52 bombers 27 Killed Itt Plane HitRun Driver Being Sought By State Police Huntingdon State Police today are continuing to look for a blue colored car that was involved in a hitrun accident Saturday night on Route 522 in Shirley Township three miles south of Mount Union Mike Maskulyak 67 of 410 North Division Mount Un ion was northbound at pm driving Ford sedan Another car was southbound ahc it crossed the center line and hit the left front of the Maskuylak car The driver of the southbound vehicle failed to stop after the impact Police said they are looking for the hitrun car which has CConf d on Page 10 MEXICO CITY UPI A Mexican Airlines jetliner with 118 persons aboard Americans on a from Chicago crashed Into a swampy lakebed Sunday night and split Into three pieces on an approach to International Air port here At least 27 perons were known dead and 80 injured officials said today Some of the 111 passengers and seven crew members aboard the Trijet Boeing 727 were unarrnimted for Another Mexicana Boeing 727 crashed June 4 north of Monterrey Wiling all 79 aboard including Mexican ten nls star Rafael Osuna The Mexican Civil Aeronau tics Bureau said the plane from Chicago pancaked Into the Texcoco lakebed about a mile from the end of the runway while coming in for a landing Visibility was four miles in a drizzle Hip beep Mud The tail section snapped off and landed about 100 yards Conf d on Page 14 JEFFREY M BtXBY Announcer Fills Post At Juniata The appointment of Jeffrey M Bixby to an administrative post at Juniata College was an nounced today by Dr Donald M Rockwell dean of academic af fairs Bixby 25 an announcer for WHUN Radio In Huntingdon and a Juniata Senior student will serve in the college in a part time capacity as assistant for visual aids under the academic affairs office according t o Dr Rockwell A native of Chillicpthe Ohio Bixby is the son of Dr and of Arling ton Va Following his gradua tion from high school in Penning ton NJj he served four years In the US Navy aboard the USS Glennon He attended Rutgers University in 1965 and whle there served as chief engineer for the studentoperated radio station and worked in the Univer sity s instructional television di vision He entered Tuniata College In 1967 and became chief engineer for the college radio station WJC His working knowledge of electronics came to the atten tion of College officials and Bixby was hred for numerous assignments including the in stallation of an entire language Confd on Page 2 provided cover The Leathernecks from the 3rd Marine Division picked for withdrawal from Vietnam by Dec 15 left fire support bases Fuller Russell and Cates along South Vietnams northern tier and began moving back to bigger base camps Five flights of B52 bombers streaked overhead Sunday morning and afternoon and dropped nearly 500 tons of bombs onto suspected North Vietnamese positions near the artillery outposts as the Ma rines moved out Fire bases Fuller and Russell lie three miles below the DMZ on each side of the promontory known as the Rockpile where other Leathernecks remained with theirheavy guns Gates is about 13 miles south of the zone near the Laotian border US Military spokesmen re fused to say how many men were involved in the move Sunday citing security reasons They confirmed some men from the Marine division would be going home in the very near future Confd on Page i4 Trucker Is Arrested For Tipsy Driving Carl W McClain 53 Obrison League Opens Fall Program The League of Women Vo ters of Huntingdon will open its vital fall program with unit meet Ings on Wednesday September 24 at am at the home of Mrs BeulahLesher Taylor High lands and at pm at the home of Mrs Bernard Taylor Taylor Highlands All members prospective members and their friends are urged to attend one or both of these discussion grop meetings The unit meetings this month will hopefully build an un derstanding of the Electoral Col was arrested by State Police lege its origin deyelopmentj and CTVil rat i rvP i 11 j t Saturday night on a charge of driv ing while under the of intoxicating liquor At the time of his arrest he was driving a large truck tract or hauling a semitrailer tanker McClain was southbound on Route 522 at pm One mile south of Mount Union in Shirley Township a State Police officer on routine patrol noted the McClain rig weaving back and forth on the McClain was stopped and it was found that he was under the influence He wasarraignedyesterday be fore Justice of the Peace Gretchen Krouse of Mount Union and placed in Huntingdon County Jail pending receipt of bail There was no accident present method of electing the president and the vicepresident of the United states Next month through unit Dis cussion the LWV hopes to reach agreement on whether or not to change the presidential elec tion system and to express pre ferences oh kinds of changes Consensus will be reported in November The Electoral College is a sub ject of concern to every Ameri Confd on Page 11 League Series To Open October 2 Standing Stone Art League will open its fall series of painting classes on Thursday 2 at the Huntingdon Arts Center East Penn Street Huntingdon Instructor for the course will be Barnard C Taylor Jun iata Collegeeditoranddlrectorof publications Classes will be held on con secutive Thursday evenings from 7 to 10 oclock for a per iod of eight weeks The en roUment fee Is payable on the first night of the series The course will be offered toft limited number of persons sequeritly it is important thai those Interest individuals regis ter with Mrs William MacNama ra 7d6 Onelda Street phone 6 43 2086 as soon as possible Participants should provide their own equipment including painting media canvas and easel if used Taylor was born in Upland and was graduated from Red Bank New Jersey High SchoolHe at tended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia on a scholarship and then studied briefly at the University of Penn sylvania majoring in art Taylor taught art history and studio courses at Monmouth Jun ior College Long Branch NJ and earned his B in art at Lycoming College Wllliamsport He Is currently a graduate stu dent at the Pennsylvania State BARNARD C TAYLOR Early Sunday 2 Hurt In 4 OneCar Accidents Fair Impartial Jury JDeinanded Seeks Open Trial For Green Berets SAIGON UPI A New York attorney vowed today to fight any military attempt to close portions of the Green Berets murder trial on security grounds We trial Huntingdon Machine Co Burglarized Borders Of Israel Are Sealed Off Two persons were injured and hospitalized as the result of four one car accidents in the Hunt ingdon area early Sunday morn ing V State Police estimated total damage at with two of In HaynSWOrth Case University working toward a mas ter of fine arts degree Taylor was the chairman of the Greater Williamsport Arts Festi Contd on Page 2 the cars considered demolished Troopers also investigated a hitrun accident which happened late Saturday night oh Route 522 in Smithfield Township See story elsewhere in todays paper t A Huntingdon mans car was off its borders earlySunday morn Legislature Returns Tomorrow Big Issue Facing Solons Is Dollars HARRISBURG UPI The Pennsylvania General Assembly having held only three business sessions since returning from a sisweek vacation Sept 8 Is due back to1 work Tuesday after taking Monday off for the Jewish Yom Kippur The lawmakers are faced with just about the same issues as they were last week when only one business session was held and the week before The main issue is dollars more specifically million to pay state bills for the cur rent fiscal year Leaders of both the House and Senate will meet Tuesday for the fifth in a of toplevel sessions since mid August to try to agree on a way to raise those dollars Fol lowing the fourth meeting last week Senate president pro tem Robert D Fleming said the talks have produced no prou We sent over everything we are absolutely stalemated he said The new revenue is needed most in three areas aid to state owned and state related colleges and universities the state scholarship program and the Pennsylvania Industrial De velopment Authority Dollars will also be the topic of discussion at a meeting Tues day of a special House commit tee created to study the states tax laws especially business tax laws and various loopholes in them The committee was created in a House resolution introduced shortly after it was disclosed ContM on Page 5 Two Diagnostic Centers Will Be Established HARRISBURG UPI Two new correctional diagnostic and classification centers will be lo cated h Luzerne and Cumber land counties State Atty Gen William C Sennett said during the week end that the facilities to be established by the Bureau of Correction will begin opera tions Oct 6 at state correction al Institutions in Dallas and Camp Hill A classification center now in existance at the State Correc tional Institution at Phlladel adelphia Is to be phased out in connection with the planned closing of that facility nexi Jan 15 Sennett explained that the centers classify persons sen tenced by county courts and decide which of the states eight correctional institutions they should go Sennett said additional cen Confdon Page 11 Burglars hit the Huntingdon Machine Company during the weekend and took between and in cash and coins Huntingdon Borough police are investigating the crime which was Discovered at pm Sunday by Ralph Hoover plant manager Patrolman Frank Brulla is in vestigating the burglary He re ported that entrance was via a door on the east side of the build ing A bar was used to pry off the door latch Inside the building the coffee vending machine was opened and the money was stolen A coin changer a part of the same machine also was broken open and paper money and change were taken Loot was estimated at between and An unsuccessful attempt was made to open the cigarette vend Contd on Page 11 want a completely open said Henry B Rothblatt who represents three of the eight US Army Special Forces men involved in the case We want everything to be heard The military said last week it expected portions of the trial would be closed because of the presentation of classified material which could involve operations of the Central Intelligence Agency Rothblatt said on arrival at Ton Son Nhut Airport here that he might request a civilian trial for his clients This would involve moving the proceedings from Vietnam We want a fair and impartial jury the lawyer said If the Army could not provide this he added we may ask for a civilian trial The Army announced Thurs day U would try six officers on charges of murder and con spiracy to commit murder in the slaying of a Vietnamese national near Nha Trang in June Charges against two other men have been held in abeyance until the trials of the Contd on Page 11 wdfi the Arab territories it occupies as a security measure against Arab guerrilla attacks today on Yom Kippur Judaisms holiest day All roads leading Into Israel from territories captured dur ing toe 1967 Six Day war weire blocked by barricades with troops standing by to enforce the border closure during the Day of Atonement Tel international airport was closed In the occupied territories Israeli soldiers stepped up their patrols and posted extra guards on roofs and in the streets to prevent a flareup before the day of fasting ends at sundown with the blowing of the shofar rams Prayers began Sunday after noon as Israeli Foreign Minis ter Abba Eban was telling an American television audience the Big Four powers were Contd on Page 2 ing Inacrash In Barree Town ship five mileswest ofJMc Alevys Fort t No person1 was hurt in the onecar smashup Charles William Prough 22 of 1100 Juniata Avenue Huntingdon was southbound oh Legislative Route 3iQ65 at am and negotiating a shairp left ciirve atthe intersection of 31065 and Township Route 536 his vehicle wentout of control on the loose gravel The car went offthe roadway on theright side and hit a large tree with the right rear It spunaround sharply to the right and struck another large tree with its left front Damage was estimated at the full value of Proughs 1964 Chevrolet coupe Barry Kent Eberman 34 of Headquarters A Company Confdon Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads 15 Comics 13 Crossword 15 Society Club 12 Sports 4 5 Through These Doors 6 High Court Justices To Be Quizzed s WASHINGTON Senate plans to hear testimony from four former Supreme Court justices possibly to ask hem about conflict of interest allegations against Supreme Court nominee Clement F Haynsworthj Sen Sam JErvin DNC a strong of Hayns worths nomination said four former of the High Court would be asked to testify about the outside activi ties of federal judges He said the testimony would be intend ed to air the issues andfind avenues for hot to interrogate any individual judge or expose specific wrong doings The four asked to appear before Eryins subcommittee on separation of powers are for me r Stanley F Reed Charles E Whittaker Arthur J Goldberg and Tom C Clark of hearings were tpJbeginSept 30 The subcommittees parent body is the Senate Judiciary Committee which will continue its hearings into the Hayns worth nomination Tuesday The appearances by the four former justices raised the possibility they mightbe asked Confd on Page With 47 Winners Contest Boss Has Writers Cramp THE WEATHER Sunny and mild today High in the 70s Fair and mild to night Low upper 40s to mid 50s Increasing cloudiness 70s to low dOs Wednesdays outlook cloudy with showers Winds southeast 5 tolSmpJi today to 10 m pjii tonightSoutheast 5 to 15 Tuesday Probability of precipitation near zero to day and tonight 10 per cent Tuesday The Dally News Football Con test Editor is complaining about writers cramp today And all because there were 47 winners in the weekly contest There were 15 firstplace win ners and 32 second place win ners according to the contested itors final count This Is the most winners weve had in a long ttne the weary check writer reported Each of the first placewinners gets a check for 217 Missing two games each and tying for first place are Helen B Longacre 121 South Shaver Street Mount UnionSherman L Hicks RD 1 Mount UnionPaul E Holes a RD 1 Huntingdon V H Kurtz 210 Nineteenth Street Huntingdon1 Clarence Headings 1322 Washington Street Huntingdon John W Prough 610 Mifflin Street Hun tingdon E V Hammers RD 1 Aitch Gilbert C Long Box 175 Rockhill Furnace Kenneth D Home RD 1 Box 139 Mount Union Joe W Zimmerman RD 3 Box 2 Tyrone Norman L McClain Robertsdote Thomas W Reed 1107 Mifflln Street Saxton Ruby M Shultz RD 1 Aitch Larry K Clemens New ton Hamilton and Jim C ass ait 1023 Washington Street Hunting don Each will receive a mer chandise certificate iri the a mount good at any of the parti cipating stores Missing three games each and tying for second place are Sam Confd on Page 11 Jews Mark Yom Kippur Jews observing Yom Kippur fast and pray today to mark the holiest day In their religion The fast which began at sundown Sunday lasts until sundown today Prayers de voted to asking forgiveness for sins committed in the past year 17 Policemen Injured Fire are said during the 24hour i period known as the Day of Atonement Yom Kippur concludes a 10 day period of penitence which began with the Hebrew new 12 The holyday began Sunday night with the chanting of the ritual prayer Kol Nidre Call Weekend racial violence Injured 17 policemen and was the Synagogue services apparent cause of a which destroyed a citrus packing last until sundown today when house at dusktodawn curfew wasimposed on a Mullms and other violence In Forrest City Ark a racially mixedgroup of 1500 packing house was destroyed by persons met Sunday In ana fire which also attempt to lessen racial ten damaged two railroad boxcars the holi the blowing of the rams days end Jews observing Yom Kippur perform no work on the holiday This is CONSTITUTION WEEK Our Constitution contains not merely a Bill of Rights it is a Bill of Obligations It is a covenant binding citi zens as well as the govern ment to Its support Let us protect it so that it may continue to protect us sions which have forced closing of the schools The schools were to reopen today The Riverside troublebegan Saturday night when two officers went to a dance ball to break up a fight They tried to arre s t one youth but others freed him Reinforcements were called 60 policemen responded About 300 youths stoned police who fired warn ing shots Grass fires were set and snipers shot at police The outbreak subsided about ajm Sunday An 1 hour later the Findlay Citrus Co and two apartment houses The 7000 residents of Mullins were ordered off the streets Sunday after windows were smashed and awarehouse destroyed by fire A patrolman was hit with a bottle in the outbreak Saturday night South State Police helped quell the disturbance Fifteen Negroes were arrested In Atlanta a plainclothes policemans attempt to arrest a hippy youth who recognized him led to a confrontation in which police used tear gas ContcTon Page 5   

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