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   Daily News (Newspaper) - September 27, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 27 1969 PHONE 6434040 ISO 205 To Discuss War Pompidou Plans To Visit Nixon PARIS offi cials said today President Georges Pompidou will make the Vietnam war the main topic at discussion when he visits next February Pompidou official host of the Paris peace talks and hie foreign minister Maurice Schu mann had said earlier they were ready to do what they could to speed up tbe search for a settlement to the conflict An official communique in Paris said Pompidou would pay an official visit to toe United States for a week late in February The French officials said Pompidou was closely following lack of it the talks France is in a strategically important position because it maintains diplomatic relations with Washington Moscow Han oi and Peking It was that position that helped bring the peace to the French capital Both Sides Stolid But the fullfledged talks have dragged on for eight months with little sign of progress Neither aide so far has been willing to make major concessions Pompidou told North Vietna mese leaders after the death of President Ho Chi Minn that France would offer the war ravaged country financial aid for reconstruction In a message to veteran party leader Ton Due Thang who was elected North Viet nams new president Wednes day Pompidou also promised to miss no opportunity to help push toward a peace settle ment French Offer Aid Schumann speaking before the N General Assembly Thursday also put France on record as being ready to provide such diplomatic help Officials said Pompidou had kept a close watch on Vietnamese developments al though he had his hands full with pressing domestic prob lems ranging from efforts to Contd on Page 12 Main Speaker Marasco Named DR CLYDE W MEADOWS Planning Greeii Charges Are Outlined SAIGON The Army today accused Capt Robert Marasco 27 of pulling the trigger in what the military contends was the murder of a Vietnamese civilian by US Green Berets Marasco denied it Marasco made the denial in cables to his wife and parents in New Jersey after the Army released the official charge sheets accusing him of shooting to death Thai Khac Chuyen June 20 I want you to know that the charge is merely that a charge and does not constitute 105 Viet Cone Killed In 38 Are 3 Battles Around Saigon Arab Peace Terms Are Outlined SPecial KickOff Event Planned Is Monday Dr Clyde W Meadows presi dent and general secretary of tbe threemillion member Worlds Christian Endeavor Unton will be the matn speaker at the an nual Huntingdon County Sunday School Association Planning Con ference to be held at the Manor Hill United Methodist Church on Monday evening Sept 29 The program will open at with a dinner followed by the planning conference Dr Meadows bishop emeritus of the United Brethren in Christ Church and a member of the Pennsylvania Sunday School Association staff will be featured at the conference along with the Rev Jack D Richardson of Bar Egyptian foreign minister Mahmoud Riad said today he told the United States that direct ArabIsraeli peace nego tiations were unacceptable the said in his Israe11 police sought Arab cables Plase w who set off a bomb that killed a man in Jerusalem Riad said in Cairo he told the United States such direct cables Please bear with me and I know that this is difficult for all of us Love Bob The cables went to Marascos wife NJ and to his parents Mr and Mrs Frank Marasco of Bloomfield NJ Marasco and five other Green he did not eret officers were orrlprori ask us Secretary of Denise in Rutherford negotiations would amount to anri to his Mr an Arab surrender toIsraeL The Arab diplomat who has just returned from the United even State warrant officer and an enlisted man have been held in abeyance until the higher ranking special forces officers are tried Defense Double Defense attorneys for the risburg associate to the general Green Berets contend the man secretary of the state associaslain was a double agent lion He also is director of working both for the allies and youth work editor of the biNorth Vietnam monthly Pennsylvania Herald Named on the charge sheets publication and director of leadbesides Beret officers were ordered courtmartialed in the slaying of Chuyen The Army contends the South Vietnamese civilian was slain near Nha Trang 188 miles northeast of Saigon Charges against a Green Beret RIad said fae told warrant officer ard an there were three Prerequisites William P Rogers about the American viewpoint on the matter It seems pretty clear to us he said Arab lJ6m3nds Riad said he told as far as the Arabs are concerned for peace in the Middle East Withdrawal of Israeli forces from all Arab lands seized in the War Enforcement of UN reso lutions which would guarantee Palestinians the right to either return to their homes or get financial compensation Guarantees by the UN ership development More than 100 persons are Contd on Page 2 Marasco were Col Rheault of Vinevard Securlt Council for peace and his serving as the district direc K THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and a lit tie warmer today High 70 to 75 Fair tonight Low upper 40s to low 50s Sunday most ly sunny and seasonable High in the 70s Outlook for Mon day sunny and continued sea sonable October 8 Luncheon Is Highlight VJ W Plans Are Given For Library Week A week long series of halfhour programs has been planned to mark the dedication of the enlarged and remodeled Huntingdon County Library in Huntingdon Highlight of tbe celebration p v i nftnn event will be the official dedlA S11JJ UIIU11 cation luncheon slated for WedTJK rri nesday October 8 but specialaci i tlOnCS 1 O tivities will start on Tuesday October 7 and continue through Available Friday October 10 The Bell Telephone Co said ata RiverV Slope protecUw work Each days program will run today pushbutton telephones are includes the placing of rip rap scheduled to be introduced In or native stone The stream bed when completed will be attend during lunch tour John w Newcombe Bells 60 feet wide TheTiracorda The special week will actually Huntingdon manager saldTouchcontract included the widening Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 10 Robert B Haven Mass former common Contd on Page 12 J Brooked Greek Work Progressing f Construction of the current HuntingdonSmithfieid Flood Con trol Program is now 75 percent completed far ahead of the con tract deadline Roland G Tiracorda of Mad era general contractor said to day that the Crooked Creek phase of the project will be finished by the end of October In Harrisburg James D Logan executive director of the General State Authority noted the progress on the Huntingdon Smithfield job and said the pro ject has a GSA total financial construction cost of 3879977 Tiracorda reported today that he is at least 25 percent ahead of schedule since the date for the completion of his contract is December 16 At present bis workers are Opens Wednesday Cecil S Feldman executive director and secretary of Com unity Services of Pennsylvania will be the main speaker for the 1969 kickoff dinner of the Huntingdon County United Fund Plans for the which will be held at 7 pm on Wed nesday October 1 at the Elks Home in Huntingdon were an nounced today A special program featuring a surprise theme has been ar ranged for the evening Feldman has occupied his pre sent position since October 1966 Prior to this date he served as consultant to a special interim committee which established Community Services of Pennsyl vania as a single statewide orJv ganization to coordinate and exIS pand the services previously provided by the Pennsylvania Ci tizens Council and the Pennsyl vania United Fund Prior to comingtoHarrisburg Feldman was general manager of j United Way Inc of Los Angeles County He also served as the campaign director and later be came the general manager of the Los Angeles Area Community Chest Positions prior to this included Gifts Help distrirt rHror f Reservations Due For State Event Dinner reservations are being accepted from now through Oc tober 6 from members of the Womens Auxiliary to the J C Blair Memorial Hospital includ ing branch auxiliaries who would like to attend the banquet October 15 in conjunction with the state conclave Representatives from Patrols Run Into Fights In Hotel for SAIGON UPIUS and South Vietnamese troops killed 105 Viet Cong in a series of battles while patrolling the environs of Saigon US spokes men said today American paratroopers and Infantrymen intercepted the guerrillas at three points within 33 miles of the capital Friday the sessions of the Pennsylvania Theykilled 72 Viet Cong with Association of Hospital Auxlliarhelp from helicopters jefs and les artillery BUU MemorU1 Hos The Americans lost three pltal Board of Trustees will prodead and 10 wounded Two of via bus to the dead and four ofthose Bedfordon Monday the 15thThe wounded were of the 82nd Air Borne Divisions 3rd brigade The unit is to be withdrawn from Vietnam under President Nixons pullout plan South VietsAction South Vietnamese troops Contd on Page 12 CE GIL S FE LDMAN Contd on Page 12 In Fire Tactics Hospitals Night Shift Is Drilled A very successful Dearly bird In County Industrial security in the Middle East by enforcing all provisions of its Nov 22 1967 resolution tor of the Welfare Council of Los Angeles executive secretary and special field representative for The upcoming fiveday tour of of suspects In a perience in fund downtown Jeriisa has included raising well over of the The blast the second in a has supervised or directed He bv the little more than a month killed is a graduate of the University ciosland an elderly man and injured a of Nebraska where he also re ceived a masters degree in the withheld official comment on allegations He also from Switzerland that Swiss courses in supervision and bus Contd on Page 12 Contd on Page 12 fire drill and demonstration of A a fire fighting equipment was held at J C Blair Memorial Hos pital this morning beginning at T 7 oclock Principal aim of JS the drills coordinator William H Waldron administrative as sistant at the facility was to see that night shift employes re ceived training in a fire drill The ejtorts of a count with future Indus of item Mount Union area re and 15 were counted at JB the demonstration which was set VBJ1pmten at 7 am to coincide with the Elecied were Win donations Contd on Page 2 grtta1 VlCC under the direction of Robert Ie R Shade Gap of the Huntingdon Fire Parade Displays Battle Of Barrel Set No 2 Open House To Start Off Fire Prevention Week Flower Show At present nis workers are finishing stream improvement CiOHtlH116S work on Crooked Creek south of Route 22 to the point where TJritil Q P 1VT the stream empties into the Jum A Youll get more than a routine Howl as a greeting at the Standing Stone Garden Clubs flower show An Indian Sum mer scheduled to open at 2 oclock today and continue till 9 pm Its reported though that a couple of Indian maidens will be around to leud a little at mosphere along with all the corn stalks pumpkins and autumn leaves On hand to greet all visitors will be many members of the garden club eager to make their first show a big sue Contd on Page 2 Huntingdons celebration of Fire Prevention Week will with an open house at the No 2 Companys hew fire station on Sunday Oct 5 President Robert Megahan today announced the open which will be from 1 to 6 pm AH area residents are invited to Inspect the new modern facility As a climax to don Fire Departments ninth an of the Smithfield VolunteerVire E Petersburg as Company sacrificed a few good secretary treasurer Contd on Page 2 chin to the authority The was held in the commissioners office at the Hunt ingdon County Courthouse By laws were adopted and a regular meeting date set for the first Tuesday of each month at Donald Costa process englnPm in the commissioners con eer at the Huntingdon plant of terence room at the courthouse Owens Corning FiberglasCorp PRESENT PLANS oration has been named to anew theThursday meeting Mount position at the companys JackUnion Borough Secretary Melvin juuuu Tennessee plant AnnounceH Dlven and Dr Charles Davis ment of the transfer was made made a presentation before the 1101186 today by Roy J Hess plant authority on behalf of several don Fire Departments ninth an nual fund drive a weeklong obI T 11 servance of Fire Prevention ear Talk By Governor Week is being planned As promised a big show is expected including a parade demonstrations displays and the Battle of the Barrel Originally the Fire Prevention Week program was envisioned as HARRISBURG a victory to mark RaTOond Shafer himself a the successful conclusion of the member of the Grange will ad 12000 fund drive At present dress the 97th state Grange con the annual appeal is lagging ventlon October 28 atLewistown and unless generous Huntingdon area residents come to the res cue the goal will not be reached Contd on Page 12 Red Cross Receives For Victims Of Hurricane Flood Control Program Being Completed This photo of Crooked Creek in Smtthfiefd Township facing north toward Huntingdon shows rip rap slope improvemnnt done in connection with a current S160000 contract underthe Hunt ingdonSmthfield Flood Control Program of the Department of Forests and Waters Work on the General State Authority contract by Roland G Tiracorda Madera is nowabout 75 percent completed Fourteen board members of the American Red Cross met Wed nesday evening and heard reports of committee chairmen and trans acted other items of business Chairman Robert Painter con ducted the busy session held In the chapter office Painter informed the board that to date had been don ated to the Mount Union Chapter for Hurricane Camllle victims This exceeds the quota which was set at by national head quarters He expressed sincere thanks to all who had contribu ted to this disaster Minutes of the June session were read by secretary Mrs Toni A financial report for Juiy August and September was given by Dale Rohrer treasurer Executive secretary Mrs Florence Bodnar told of the cases serviced from July to the present time There were no meetings held inJuly and Au gust Mrs Bodnar also told of the booth at the Huntingdon County Fair conducted by the Mount Un ion and Huntingdon chapters She commented on a recent meeting which she and Robert Painter at tended in Carlisle concerning combined service territory In her remarks on the recent bloodmobile visit Miss Agness Koehler blood chairman said CContd on Page 10 A Wayne Readinger state mas ter said today The Governor will speak at an evening session in Lewistown High School auditorium where convention activities will be cen tered A member of Meadvllle Grange No 1459 he has main tained an active Interest in af fairs of the order and will be the first chief executive in re cent years to address a state Grange convention A native of New Castle and resident of Meadvllle Governor Shafer comes from a Western Pennsylvania region with a heavy Grange membership In public service pearly his whole adult life the Governor has exera pllfled to a High Read inger stated the principles of the Patrons of Husbandry Valedictorian at Allegheny College he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa was president of his class for four years and in his senior year was president also of the student body He ContM on Page 12 manager Costa will fill the position of engineer In the Process and Quality Control Department of the Tennessee plant In this position he will report to Jo seph Lombardo department manager The new assignment becomes effective October 15 Costa Joined Owens Corning at its Ashton R I plant in Governor June 1966He transferred to the Huntingdon plant as an asso ciate process and quality con trol technologist in January 1967 Promoted to process engineer Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 10 INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata10 Ann Landers6 Church Page 3 Classified Ads10 11 Comics 9 Historical Sketches 6 News of Yesteryear 6 Society ClubB 8 Sports4 Fall Foliage Festival At Bedford Now In 5th Year Now In its fifth year the an nual Fall Foliage Festival at Bedford will draw thousands of visitors to this scenic and his torlc area for three weekends of special events from October 3 through October 19 It all started as a homespun community celebration and It remains so with more than 20 civic doing their part to make It a funfilled time Ladles of the D A R will fill store windows with antiques family heirlooms and early Americana Rotariaas will con duct guided walking tours along Bedfords historic streets Soroptlmists open their country store In the famed Anderson House and there the Bedford Village Art Society also hoMs Its show Boy Scouts and the Garden Club decorate the streets In ways both large and small many other organizations parti cipate Miss Pennsylvania will be Bed fords guest on the opening day of the Foliage Festival Satur day October 4 and will make appearances at all events These Include a parade of antique autos bringing together old car butts from a wide area a muzzle shoot by the Shawnee Rangers a ban quet and the annual Harvest Ball at Bedford Springs Hotel Everetts historic Steam Short Line Railroad will chug on a special scenic excursion between Bedford and Everett three times each Sunday Port Bedford Museum will be open as will many other attractions like the Contd on Page 10   

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