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Daily News (Newspaper) - October 3, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COP HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FRIDAY OCTOBER 3 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 210 Raystown Funds Given Boost By House Unit Committee Allocates Million It was one big giant step yes terday for the Raystown Reser voir project as the annual trip through the halls of Congress resumed In action Thursday the House Appropriations Committee in creased the funds to be made available for construction of the reservoir during the fiscal year President Richard M Nixon requested a total of million in the budget presented to Con gress but the committee In creased this figure to rail lion It was the largest single pub lic works item in the approved list for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania The recommendations of the House Appropriations Committee must be approved by the House of Representatives with subse quent approval by the appropria tions committee of the Senate and the full Senate before being submitted to the president for his signature The appropriation this year if given final approval will be the largest in any year for the project Huntingdon Luncheon Set For Wednesday Visiting Regional Library Judge Hears T Will Sneak Three Cases JJLJ Three waived summary cases were heard by Judge Arnold D A woman who has recently been working to get the House of Smorto of Cambria County during Representatives Appropriation Committee to restore the cuts for a session of Huntingdon County education will be the featured speaker at the dedicatory luncheon Court on Thursday tor the Huntingdon County Library October 8 at 12 oclock noon at the Elks Home Strong Coal Mine Safety Bill Passes WASHINGTON UPI Senate has adopted a strong coal mine safety law intended to make 1968s Hominy Falls and Manrlngton W Va disasters the last in the long series of mine tragedies that have blackened Americas in dustrial history It would be the most sweeping coal health and safety legislation ever passed By a 720 vote and after four days of sometimes emotional debate the Senate Thursday sent to the House a measure strengthening the governments hand in regulating mine safety and offering the first federal Contd on Page 6 She is Mrs Richard D Gross of Huntingdon Valley recently re elected as regional director Re gion VII American Library Trustee Association She served as director from 1967 to 1969 Mrs Gross has laaintained a long interest in ALTA She was its Pennsylvania State member ship chairman from 1965 to 1967 and the Divisional Representa tive on the American Library Association Membership Com mittee and chairman of theALTA membership subcommittee from 1967 to 1969 During 196869 she was on the subcommittee on mission and structure of the Membership Committee of the American Library Association and also its subcommittee on ALA dues structure In 19G9 The American Library Asso ciation took note of her contri bution and honored her at Its recent Atlantic City Convention with a Trustee Citation Born in Chester Pennsylvania Mrs Gross was educated at Corn ell University and the Pennsyl vania School of Social Work now part of the University of Penn As a retired social worker she holds emeritus membership in the National Association of Social Workers and the Academy Contd on Page 6 MRS R D GROSS Coalition INSIDE THE NEWS Building Page Classified Ads Comics Courthouse Roundup 12 14 10 13 11 10 Crossword 13 Farm Page 9 Obituaries 2 On Stage Live 8 Society Club 7 Sports 4 5 Television Programs S 9 DeMolay To Celebrate Birthday Huntingdon Chapter Order of DeMolay will observe the 15th anniversary of the foundingof the chapter on October 9 On October 9 1954 a group of interested members of Hunt ingdon Commandery No 65 be came the organizing sponsors of DeMolay in Huntingdon and since that time DeMolay has main tained regular meetings on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month Twentyone new members re ceived the initiatory degree at a stated meeting September 24 making a total of 25 new members thus far in 1969 with more ex pected On Wednesday October 8 the DeMolay degree will be con ferred on the class of candi dates recently initiated Officers serving the Hunt ingdon chapter for the year of Contd on Page 6 Is Reached BONN UPIForeign Minis ter Willy Brandt and the kingmaking Free Democrats ended live days of intensive negotiations today with agree ment on a coalition government to oust Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesinger and replace him with Brandt Brandt a Social Democrat and Free Democrat Chairman Walter Scheel said they will ask their respective parties to formally approve the agree ment today There was no doubt they would Negotiations have been under way since the results of Sundays parliamentary elec tions gave no party a majority to form a government Brandt and Scheel expected to call on President Gustav Heinemann during the day to report the agreement The Contd on Page 6 At Hearlnirs I mler Wav In Chicago Undercover Agent Tells Of Rioting CHICAGO UPI A Chicago police undercover agent assigned to Lincoln Park during the Democratic National Convention says he heard Jerry Rubin shcut at police Your children are pigs take off your guns and well fight you hand to hand 3 Injured In Smashup Three persons were injured last evening in an accident on Route 913 midway between Coal mont and Dudley in Carbon Town ship One vehicle was demolished in the smashup One of the injured Chester Black 61 Dudley is listed In satisfactory condition today at J C Blair Memorial Hospital where he is being treated for a whiplash injury The others Gary Thomas Mo Cue 22 also of Dudley and his wife Janice 17 received med ical treatment for their injuries but were not hospitalized State Police said the accident Contd on Page G Youth officer Robert Murray testifving Thursday during the trial of eight persons charged with inciting riots during the 1968 convention gave his version of what led to clashes between police and antiwar demonstrators While Murray testified US marshals searched everyone entering the Federal Building after bomb threats were received They searched brief casor and handbags and even forbade reporters from carry ing newspapers into the cour troom No txirrb was found Wears Civilian Clothes Murray said he wore civilian clothes while on ditty In Lincoln Park Aug 1968 and saw a leader of the Youth International Party one of the lead about 200 persons toward 10 policemen in Lincoln Park Murray quoted Rubin as saying Look at thesepigs Lets get theseout of here Then with the policemen backtsd up against a fieldhouse wall Murray said Rubin screamed at them Your children are pips Youre pigs Why dont you get out of the park Take off your guns and Coitd on Page G Food Stamp Hours Listed Food stamp outpost hours for October were announced today by John Hoffman of the Huntingdon County Board of Ass istance of fice administrators of the pro gram within the county The outpost hours are for the convenience of nonassistance families utilizing the food cou pons to Increase their foodbuying power Outpost hours are from 10 am to 3 pm on the daias listed Outpost workers will be at the community room of the Union National BankandTrustCompany Contd on Page 0 The visiting jurist reserved his decision in two of the cases and found the defendant not guilty in the other District Attorney Newton C Taylor represented the Common wealth and Attorney William J0 Myers was legal counsel for each of the three defendants All of the cases involved alleged Motor Vehicle Code violations District Attorney Taylor had prepared a listing of six cases to be heard by Judge Smorto yesterday However two of the cases were continued and in another case the defendant is in the armed forces and was not immediately available In the first case Common wealth vs Robert G Long Three Springs RD 2 the defendant was arrested for failure to stop at the scene of an accident invol ving unattended property Long was arrested by State Trooper Thomas W Jones on Sept 18 1968 after an accident in which a vehicle allegedly oper ated by the defendant crashed into a fence along Route 747 Shirley Township seven miles south of Contd on Page 6 Both Cars Demolished In Fatal Accident These two demolished cars both in the eastbound traffic lane of Route 22 just west of Huntingdon on Warrior Ridge attest to the force of the impact in which two persons a state traffic safety official and an Altoona woman died The 19C3 Cadillac left operated by Carl Wolfe Altoona was east bound while the 1967 Ford driven by James F Sloane Har risburg was westbound The Ford crossed the rainslicked threelane road into the path of the CadilLic Officials are shown in this Daily News photo investigating the fatality Serves County In 2Car Crash On Countian Is Top Winner In Hay Show One of Huntingdon Countys young farmers Gordon Isenberg of Petersburg RD earned a grand champion honor Thursday during the South Central Penn sylvania Forage Day and Hay Show activities held at Hunting don County Fairgrounds The successful first was participated in by farmers repre senting a fourcounty area Huntingdon Fulton Centre and Blair Isenberg a son of Mr and Mrs Max Isenberg of Peters burg RD was awarded the grand championship for his showing of heatdried second cutting of alfal fa hay Named reserve champion for his first cutting of grass mix tures of timothy other grasses was a Fulton County farmer Nathan Hixson of Crysji Springs Judge for the show was W H Contd on Page 6 Two Deaths Result Of Ruptured Aorta Is i C Artificial Lie ATTY JOSEPH MULLIN Public Defender Appointed Huntingdon County Commis sioners yesterdayappointedAtty Joseph W Mullin to the newly created public defenders post In Huntingdon County The Huntingdon attorney will accept the post for a period of a year at a salary of 312000 and then county officials and Mullin will reassess the arrange ments under which the position has been set up Mullin 42 is a partner In tlie Huntingdon law firm of Ter rlzsi and Mullin A native of Huntingdon he was graduated from Valley Forge Military Contd on Page 5 An autopsy shows that a Pennsylvania highway safety official suffered a fatal coronary seizure yesterday just prior to a grind ing twocar accident on Warrior Ridge west of Huntingdon In which an Altoona wo nan was killed Dr Harry H Negley Jr Hunt ingdon County coroner said to day that James F Sloane 50 2400 Market Street Harrlsburg died of a ruptured aorta suf fered seconds before the am fatality The cause of death was de termined by Dr Dickinson Llpp hard J C Blair Memorial Hos pital pathologist during a post mortem examination of Sloanes body Dr Negley explained that Sloane would have suffered chest pains similar to a heart at tack at the time the aorta the great artery from the heart rup tured The attack Is believed to explain the fact that the state owned vehicle driven by Sloane swerved across the threelane rainslicked Route 22 into the path of the eastbound car driven by Carl Wolfe 70 of 812 Sixth Avenue Altoona husband of the dead woman Sloane administrative officer for the Highway Safety Group of the Pennsylvania Department of Highways suffered facial In juries in the smashup in which Another Critical 1 Killed In Big Valley Accident A M iff Hn County man was killed yesterday afternoon and his son was critically injured in a one car accidpnt in the Big Valley aear the HuntingdonMifflinCoun ty line in Menno The aead man Edward C Kir choff Sr61 McVeytown RD 1 was dead on arrival at Lewlstown Hospital Death was due to a crushed chest and a fractured skull Edward C Kirchoff Jr 32 also McVeytown RD 1 is in critical condition today at the hospital He suffered internal in juries two broken legs and se vere head injuries as the result of being scalped The pm accident hap pened on Legislative Route 45004 about 15 miles south of Allens ville The location is two miles east of the Huntingdon M if flin Contd on Page 2 CAPF KENNEDY The Apollo 12 astronauts plan to crash their lunar module Into the moon before starting home next month to create an artificial moonquake that may tell scientists more about the moons interior makeup Alan L Bean said he Charles Conrad Jr and Richard ir Gordon will try to aim the takeoff section of the landing craft 3300 feet from a nuclear powered seismeter left behind during the astronauts two surface excursions This would be a beautiful thing to do Bean said at a lengthy briefing Thursday night on the Apollo 12 moonwalk plans The maneuver would come Contd on Page 5 Huntingdon Gets Over Inches Of Rain Placing Blame On Casey Shafer Is Ready To Scrap Contract HARRISBURG UPI Gov Raymond P Shafer contending its time that this political farce Is terminated plans to scrub a SI million contract for an air pollution monitoring system in the state unless Auditor General Robert P Casey signs the contract by Monday Shafer told a news conference Thursday that the auditor gen erals refusal to signtheSl050 000 contract between the state and Leeds Northrup Inc North Wales Pa was a cheap and tawdry attempt to gain po litical headlines at the expense of the health and safety of 12 million Pennsylvanians1 If the auditor general does nt sifrn it by Monday Im go iiiR to declare the money lapsed1 the governor said Thon the people will suffer and tho responsibility for it will rest with Mr Casey All the facts have been giv n to the auditor general Sha for said adding that Casey Is out to cet cheap publicity Casey has refused to sign the contract for over three months contending the bidding prac tires had been violated Shafer said howover the con Contd on Page r Casey To Stand Firm On Contract HARKISHUHG UPIAudi tor General Robert P Casey says he will stand firm on his decision not to sign a SI million contract for an air pollution monitoring system in the state despite an attack by Gov Ray mond Shafer Thursday and a claim by Shafer thit ho will scrap the contract if he does not have rasevs by Monday Shafer said at a news confer once Thursday that if Casey did not sign he contract In Monday Im coinc to declare Contd on T Man Hurt Truck Demolished In 82000 rash A Warriors Mark man was in jured and the pickup truck In which he was riding was de molished last evening in a accident on Route 350 about four miles north of Waterstreet William EYeager 37Tyrone KD 4 was northbound driving a 1968 Ford pickup truck The highway was wet and Yeager ran off the roadway on the right east side and hit the rock bank Upon impact the pickup truck swerved across thr highway to the left west side and hit the rocky embankment there Glen D Fry 21 of Warriors Mark a passenger In the truck was treated for laceration over the left eye and then released State Police said the truck was damaged Us full value Huntingdon Borough received more than I13 inches of rain fall yesterday much of it daring heavy downpours The US Weather Bureau ob both vehicles were demolished server said the official reading Mrs Frieda Wolfe G6 the for the 24hour period ending at dead woman suffered a fractured am today was 1G1 inches neck She died on the way to Rain started in the borough the J C Blair Hospital Sloane at 2 am as a light drizzle but died seconds after suffering the by a real downpour had seizure and he was pronounced developed Rain continued for dead on arrival at the hospital rnost of the day At am at am today a light drizzle was still State Trooper Leon J Wagner falling is continuing his investigation Yesterday maximum tempera of the fatality assIsted by State ture reading was 66 the low Trooper Carl F Regttz ast night was 58 and the read Contd on Page 6 ing at am today was 63 In Major Tactical Move Paratroopers Are Moved Along DMZ SAIGON UPI In a major tactical move the U S command has replaced homebound Marines along the Demilitarized Zone DMZ with troops of the combathardeded 101st Airborne Division THE WEATHER Considerable cloudiness and mild with scattered show ers tolay High in the 70s Fair and mild tonight Low up per 40s to mid 50s Sunny and warm Saturday Iliph in the 70s Sundays out look increasing cloudiness and warm The disclosure was made today by military spokesmen who said the paratroopers had lost two killed and four wounded Thursday in their first reported clash since the move to the northern front Marines along the southern frinpes of the zone are being withdrawn as part of President Nixons pullout of 35000 more men by Dec lf Until now the assumption had been that South Vietnamese troops would re place them as part of the of the war US headquarters refused for security reasons to say how many paratroopers had been moved up from their assigned area of northern operations along coast around Hue the The 101st Airbornes troops are veterans of campaigns into the A Shau Valley and have fought North Vietnamese troops in such battles as the drive for Hamburger Hill In their skirmish one mile below the Phursday US spokesmen said the paratroo pers called In fighterbombers to support them in an assault on a Communist bunker com plex but no guerrilla bodies were found The Screaming Kagles ill be left with South Vietnamese soldiers and US Army tankers as the Allied defenders of the northern line once the withdra wal of the Leathernecks of the Contd on Iipe
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