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   Daily News (Newspaper) - October 2, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Pa 17126 48 WBJE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY OCTOBER 2 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 209 Agreemeiit Assures West Germany Coalition Government Under Brandt 2Car Collision On Warrior Ridge Takes Two Lives I A twocar crash on the eastern slope of Warrior Ridge along Route 22 this morning took the lives of a Harrisburg man and an Altoona woman The two cars collided on rainslicked highways at approximately 10 oclock Mistrial peclared By Jurist Judge Arnold D Smorto of Cambria County declared a mis trial yesterday as the result of A hang jury in the case of Com monwealth vs John FFrewwho was charged with driving while under the influence of Intoxicat ing Barnsboro jurist was specially presiding at the trial in Huntingdon County Court since Judge R Merle Heffner bad been involved In the case as private counsel prior to the time he was appointed to the bench f The Jury deliberated on a ver dict about 2 hours but was unable to reach a unanimous dec ision Foreman Harold Bagshaw of Jackson Township reported to the court about that Jory was hopelessly deadlocked n was 15 minutes later that Judge Smorto ordered the jury to return to the courtroom s haw again reported that no dec ision had been reached and tbe Cambria Judge declared a mis trial At this point court adjourned n t n tr for the day until 10 am this Ready By Vets Day Thursday morning when Judge Smorto will hear a number of summary appeals it was learned that four bal iots were taken by the Frew jury The first one was 102 the majority favoring a guilty verdict The remaining three ballots were the same 111 still in favor of a guitty verdict Dead on arrival at JC Blair Memorial Hospital were James F Sloan Harrisburg apparently an employe of the Highway Safety Group of the Pennsylvania De partment of Highways and Mrs Edith Wolfe of Altoona Sloan 54 was traveling west on Route 22 when for reasons the Ford he was driving crossed the highway and crashed almost headon into a Cadillac driven by Carl Wotte of Al toona Wolfe and his wife Edith were reported traveling to Lewlstown to visit a daughter when tbe mis hap occurred The Altoona man was treated atBlair Hospital for lacerations of the face and discharged The scene of the accident was n t on the eastern slope of Warrior lf If Rldge about a mile and a half west of Huntingdon Huntingdon County Coroner Dr Harry R Negley was summoned and the victims were taken to Blair Hos T T T pital where Sloan and Mrs Wolfe U were pronounced doa A heavy downpour covered the The 1970 Huntingdon County ridge at the time of mis FondCampaignslammed United Fund Guest Speaker Welcomed Cecil Feldman executive secretary of the Community Ser vices of Pennsylvania receives a warm welcome from the Rev Fr Francis Ackerson chairman of the 1969 Huntingdon County United Fund Drive at last nights kickoff dinner held at the Elks Home Looking on are Frank M Davis and John B Kunz co chair men of the labor and industry phaseof the drive sponsors of last nights event For Outdoor Education Facilities Agree On Policy Issues With Free Democrat Party BONN CUPl Foreign Minister Willy Brandt and the Democrats signed an agreement today on policy issues and cabinet assignments that doomed Chancellor Kurt Georg Kis singers desperate bid to remain in power Heinz Kuhn a key membet of Brands Social Democratic par ty negotiating team the new governthent will be ready by a Social DemocratFree Democrat coali tion that will make Brandt chancellor Til 4 Negotiators were meeting for r flST a final round of discussions o today on parliamentary comANCHORAGE Alaska UPI mittee chairmanships Kuhn which has exper said it was Impossible for the iehCed destructive natural negotiations to fall earthquakes braced today for a The Free Democrats rejected massive underground nuclear Klesingers dramatic proposal te3t sotne scientists believe for a 10year partnership with couid touch ot temblors and his Christian Democrats Free tidal Waves Democrat Chairman Walter The Atomic Energy Commls Scheel refused even to listen to slon planned to trigger the details device at 6 pm EDT on the For eight hours Wednesday reniote Aleutian island of negotiators frotn the Social Atnchltka about 1500 miles Democrats and Free Demofrom Anchorage The explosion crats conferred in Bonn in a at lhc bohom ot a 4000ftiot hap Following the crash the vehicles came to rest in the eastbound lane of Route 22 A state police investigation is under way r into Its final halftime period Wednesday a kickoff dinner at the Elks Home arranged by M Kim Burket The Juniata College Purchases FaEm In Oneida Township J suite of offices maintained by shaft will release a force eijual the North RhineWestphallan to more than a million tons of state government The meeting broke Lights For Flag Pole TTll Hill AAlf l The purchase of a Huntingdon County farm tract by the trustees f Juniata College was announced today by Dr John N Stauffer affair was attended IjyTso npPresident of the college resentatives from labor manage The tract known as the Metz formerly Conf d on Page 9 Four special lights to illumi nate the 70foot steel pole on Huntingdons Flag Pole Hill have ment the United Fund agencies Poultry Farm and officials and the many freinds of ias the Hilltop Farm comprises United Fund 170 acres of fields and wooded An Invocation was given byFr terrain located in Francis Ackerson campaign Township on a ridge directly chairman east of Warm Springs A venue and The Rev Walter S Smith pasis in close proximity to Hunting tor of St James Lutheran Church Borough near the site of two Huntingdon and master of cerenew residence halls on the Jun monies Introduced the leaders College campus Buildings on of the campaign at the starting the property consist of a two lineup while they ran through story frame dwelling a frame a set of goalposts amid the enbank barn and a large chicken thuslastic shouts and cheers of house a willing audience The sellers of the property The Huntingdon Area High are Charles J Metz Robert Trustees He explained that this acquisition by the College makes It possible to fulfill a long stand Oneida ing need for outdoor laboratory facilities in such fields as bio logy and geology Other educa Conf d on Page 5 Hawbaker Says He Is To Run TNT UP at The AEC says the test will be midnight Brandt and Scheel completely1 safe and two remained behind to write the prominent California earth agreement quake scientists agree Details ofthe pace remained However a group of sclen secret Both parties differ on Usts conservationists ard pub domestic tax policy and a Uc officials made lastditch handful of other local issues appeals for the U S govern They are in general accord on ment to postpone the shot They international affairs favoring sald jt couid harm rare species close relations with the United Of wildlife and possibly cause States and greater flexibility In earthquakes and tidal waves dealings with East Europe Canada and Japan have Both Brandt and Scheel were warned the United States they reported to believe West wlu noid lt responsible for any prr o eerans Damage Dedication Of the will take place on In Accident prior to Veterans Day 1969 new lights place on the eve of the holiday From that time on the lights will be turned an auto matlcally each night to Illuminate No person was injured but old Glory on the pole overlook two vehicles were damaged a total ing the borough of In an accident at Progress reports on the Flag yesterday afternoon on the Cold pole HU1 development were re Springs Road In Oneida Towncelved last evening when the plan ship 15 miles north of Huntnlrg committee met at the VFW ingdon Home State Police reported that Chester s Peterson chair Thomas W Mears 20 Wheaton man of the Veterans Flag Pole Md was southbound on the road Hill Committee presided at the operating a 1986 MG convertible meeting As he came over the crest of Wilbur Williams was elected a hill near the old Petersburg secretary of the committee at Pike he saw a slowmoving 1962 last evenings gathering John Chevrolet sedan on the roadway E Kelly is the treasurer which had just entered the Cold The committee now has Springs Road from a private a contribution of coming drive The Chevrolet was from the Standing Stone Post No operated by Alvin G Ardrey 1754 Veterans of Foreign Wars fconfd on Page Ib Contd on Page 10 arrived and they will be Installed School band cheerleaders and K Metz and Harry P Metz and Programs Extended twirlers under the direction of their wives all of Belleville who WASHINGTON UPI Pres William J Balawajder gave a have owned and operated the farm ident Nixon has signed stopgap spirited halftlme display Cecil S Feldman executive Contd on Page 9 Mapleton since 1948 The purchase price was not disclosed In announcing the purchase Dr Stauffer stated that several uses of the farm for edu cational purposes will be con sidered by the Colleges Board of for a longerperiod The emergency legislation extending federal housing programs until Jan 1 Many programs would have expired Wednesday because Congress had not completed action on a bill extending them MERCERSBURG Pa UP State Sen D Elmer Haw baker said today he is avail able for the Republican guber hatorlal nomination next year if the party asks me to ac cept the responsibility The Franklin County lawmak er emphasized there has been noformal announcement on his candidacy and that he would not make the race without or ganization backing Hawbaker 52 who has been In the Senate since 1960 was elevated by his Senate GOP colleagues recently to the post Confd on Page 10 Confd on Page 5 GI Battle Deaths Dip In Vietnam damage done by the test Sen Mike Gravel DAlaska sent an appeal for postponement to President Nixon but the White House said Nixon turned It down Dr Perry Byerly director emeritus of the University of California Seismograph Station Conf d on Page 5 INSIDE THE NEWS Criminal Cases Piling Up In County At Record Rate Plan Drive The Mapleton Fire Company will again conduct its annual fund drive during the period Oct ober 611 which is also Fire Pre vention Week The firemen will call athomes in the Mapleton and BIrdvale areas as well as the valleys of Smith and Hares in Union and Cass Townships v Again the primary objective of the Mapleton Fire Company is flo Easy Fast Solution Seen to continue to reduce its debt Ann Landers 7 Classified Ads 14 15 Comics13 Crossword 15 Obituaries 2 Society Club 13 Sunday School Lesson 3 resolution covered Federal Housing Admi nistration insured loans in excess of the legal ceiling In other legislative action The Senate approved by voice vote and sent to the House a bill providing for the District of Columbia to elect a nonvoting member to the House of Representatives The Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee passed a twoyear extension of Confd on Page 5 on the present fire truck which was purchased in October 1966 with the company borrowing 000 This amount has been re duced to by the fine con The number of criminal cases in Huntingdon County is ad tinued public support vancing at a record rate K Is hoped that the people Clerk of Court Calvin F Walker reported today that 400 concerned again will rally to the transcripts and complaints had been received from county Justices aid of the firemen who give of of the peace as of the close of business yesterday Oct 1 The transcripts will be turned over to District Attorney Newton C Taylor for processing and possible grand Jury action Officials are not certain whether the increase in the number of casesis due to a greater crime rate or more efficient law iorcement Walker noted that on tbe same date last year Oct 1 287 criminal cases had been docketed in his office The total ber 611 which is set as Fire number for the year 1968 was 382 Prevention Week and all per X In 1966 tbe total of criminal cases handled by Walkers office sons should be conscious home was 321 and in 1965 only 315 dangers of fire to the property Moscow several years ago Eight criminal cases were recorded yesterday and 50 per cent and individuals at this time as Moscow is still waiting for a of them were for tipsy driving Of the last 26 cases docketed wel1 as all the time It is the sign thatCommunist China is were for driving under the influence and five for larceny dutyof firemen to prevent flros prepared to enter talks with the Assuming the present rate continues Huntingdon County will as well anfight them Soviet leadership on possible J close out the year with approximately 550 criminal Again the Mapleton firemen ways to ease their serious illtime record Conf d on Page 10 differences thesources said and talents in the protection of the persons asid property in the areas mentioned The firemen have bought color ing books for the children of Break Is Noted In SinoSoviet Rift LONDON UPI Communist China has sent the head of its trade mission back to Moscow in the first conciliatory gesture in years of SinoSoviet conflict Communist diplomatic sources said today Haynsworth Pacing New Opposition WASHINGTON UPI Senate Judiciary Committee has asked Clement F Hayns worth Jr to supply a record of his stock market dealings amid fresh Republican opposition Including a demand from one GOP senator President Nixon withdraw the Supreme Court nomination In late developments The committee delayed a vote on the nomination for one week a decision that will leave the Supreme Court with an empty seat when it opens Its fall session Monday Sen Edward W Brooke R Mass asked Nixon to withdraw the nomination warning the Senate might not confirm Haynsworth Confd on Page 10 SAIGON UPI battle deaths dropped last week to their lowest level In more than two years the U S Command announced today Ninetyfive GIs were killed Headquarters said the toll was the lowest since the week ending Aug 12 1967 when 82 American servicemen died In the war The sharp drop in 135 GIs were killed during the previous the decreasing level of ground fighting now at Its lowest point since a Communist ceasefire in early September Contd on Page 2 Pastor Being Transferred To Mapleton The Rev Joseph G Rigby pas tor of theBellwoodTlntonCharge of the United Methodist Church has been appointed pastor of the United Methodist Church of Mapleton formerly effect ive November 1 Dr Paul E Myers superin tendent of the Altoona District of the United Methodist Church announced the appointment made Contd on Page 10 4 Schemes Shown AtTraffic Route 350 PreHearing Engineers of the Pennsylvania Department of Highways met with some twenty representatives of government planning and business agencies from Huntingdon and Blair Counties yesterday afternoon for a prehearlng on traffic Route 350 from Tyrone to Shoen berger The session was held begin nlng at 2 pm in the conference the removal of the present Ty it was the first tangible reaction to the recent Sino the Maple tonUnion School tobe Soviet summit In Peking used during the period Octobetween Premier Chou EnLai and Soviet Premier Alexel N Kosygln Red China had called Its The Soviet Union expects no easy or fast solutions even If Peking does respond to the Soviet Initiative for limited stepbystep conciliation trade mission from said Ideologies Conflict There was no prospect of any understanding in the foreseea ble future in the sphere of conflicting Chinese and Soviet Communist ideologies That Conf don Page 2 THE WEATHER room of the district highways of rone Borough sewage disposal flees at Hollldaysburg Four alternate schemes for Cloudy and mild with show ers and occasional showers today and tonight Highs today in the 70s Low tonight upper 50s to lower 60s Friday mostly cloudy and mild with a chance of showers lingering during the forenoon Highs in the 70s Outlook for Saturday partly cloudy and mild plant at the Tyrone end of the proposed reconstruction the the highway were presented by other would WUliam Replogle engineer tor tne Present to remain prelocation The designs were paired according to traffic move ment two involving two di SPLTT HCHWAY The design for corridor Iocs tlon currently favored by the local service the other two in rectlonal traffic on the south side department engineers in of the Little Juniata utilizing vohres tte highway the present northside for pUnt 1 calls for a new structure to be built to carry oneway traffic sides of the river fronTifons across the river to the sonth vUle to a point east of Blrmtof 8loc wouW ham r nxure tftt Two of the schemes call tor VftJbnPd on Page 10   

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