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   Daily News (Newspaper) - October 4, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY OCTOBER 4 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 212 Wheeler Fears Winter Campaign By Viet Reds Officers Covered For Him Any Trial Sergeant Major C2 J Linked To Ring Lecturer For Two Weeks Herman Melville Scholar Dr Howard Vincent University Professor of English at Kent State University in Ohio will spend two weeks in residence at Juniata College beginning next Monday Here he examines a portion of an old whaling map part of his collection of memorabilia of the author of Moby Dick whose 150th birthday is being celebrated this year Melville Scholar To Visit Juniata Dr Howard P Vincent University Professor of English at Kent State University in Ohio will spend two weeks in residence at Juniata College beginning next Monday as a visiting lecturer in the Colleges Department of English For Dubcek PRAGUE leader Gustav Husak blocked conservative demands that reformer Alexander Dubcek be put on trial by insisting the same treatment be given to the deposed reform leaders Stali nist predecessor East Eu ropean sources said today According to the sources Husak told hardliners demand ing a show trial for Dubcek that the 1968 party head could not possibly be blamed for all the countrys political and economic woes Still the price Dubcek paid was high The party central committee last week dropped him from Us ruling presidium and ordered him recalled from his post as parliament pres ident Official rejection of liberals and their policies continued Friday in the Slovak Republic where 15 persons were ousted from party and government jobs The sources said Husak argued with conservatives that Stalinist A n t o n i n Novotny whom Dubcek replaced as Contd on Page 12 New Salary Bill Slated For Action Daily News Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG Legislation that would establish a new salary for Huntingdon County row of ficers is on the calendar for pos sible Senate action when the Leg islature returns to Capitol Hill next week The new salary schedule would apply to officers elected or ap pointed on or after Tuesday November 4 1969 and extend to county commissioners sher iff treasurer controller and auditor district attorney re corder of deeds register of wills and prothonotary For Huntingdon and other sev enth class counties this is the salary schedule specified in the pending legislation County commissioners with the chairman receiv Contd on Page 7 A man of international repute among scholars in his field Di Vincent is one of A me ricas fore most authorities on the vorks and literary philosophy of Herman Melville the author of Moby Dick Billy Budd and other American literary classics Mel villes 150th birthday is being celebrated this year bringing Dr Vincent and his many writ ings on the great author to the fore in national literary circles During his residence at Jun iata Dr Vincent will give two public lectures The first will be Monday Oct 6 at pm in Alumni Hall Brumbaugh Science Center entitled A 150th Birth day Celebration for Herman Mel ville The second public lecture entitled Daumier and His World is set for Thursday Oct 16 and will feature colored slides and a discussion of the life and works of the great French lithographer and political car toonist Honore Daumier In addition to his public lec tures at Juniata Dr Vincent will address numerous classes and meet informally with students and faculty of the College during his twoweek visit Casey In Another Hassle HARRISBUHG UP1J Audi tor General Robert P Casey already embroiled in a dispute with the Shafer administration has another hassle on his hands today The hassle began Friday when Republican state commit tee chairman John C Jordan sent Casey a letter charging that Caseys deputy who is also the campaign manager for the Democratic candidate for may or of Harrisburg could not serve two masters Your deputy auditor general John Lynch Is employed full time at the expense of the tax payers of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Jordan said in his letter Mr Lynch also serves as campaign manager for Harold Swenson Democrat mayorality candidate for the city of Harrisburg Contd on Page 12 Urge Employment Of Handicapped Mayor M H DeForrest of Huntingdon right adds his signature to a joint proclamation with Mayor Charles E Klingler left of Mount Union designating next week as Employ The Handicapped Week DeForrest also serves as chairman of the Huntingdon County Em ploy the Handicapped Committee Looking on at the signing are Edward Oser secretary of the county committee and EB Oakman manager of the Huntingdon local office of the Bureau of Employment Security WASHINGTON UP Army officers actively covered up wrongdoing by Sgt Maj William Wooldridge alleged to have been a key man in the worldwide U S service club theft ring according to Senate testimony WO Reis R Kash an Army investigator used the terms fix and whitewash to describe what he said were attempts to squelch Army investigations of Wooldridge in testimony Friday before the Senate Permanent Investigating Subcommittee Kash said Maj Gen Carl C Turner former Army Provost Marshal not only hushed up three investigations of the first sergeant major of the Army but even ordered a counter probe of an Air Force tipster Ribicoffs Witness As the Senate inquiry into financial irregularities in ser vicemens clubs ended its first week members had been told at least two generals had tried to cover for Wooldridge Sen Abraham A Ribicoff D Conn said he would ask a third Gen Harold K Johnson former Army Chief of testify Monday about what he knew of Wooldridges activities Ribicoff emphasized he did not suspect Johnson of wrong doing Johnson who retired in 1968 told UPI his subordinates told him nothing of allegations that Wooldridge and other sergeants Contd on Page 5 For Bay Of Pigs Cargo Ships Were Loaded With Supplies ATLANTIC CITY NJ UPI Maritime Union leaders say they can now disclose that American cargo ships were loaded with military supplies and passenger liners were readied for troops for possible use in the Bay of Pigs invasion attempt on Cuba in 1961 Joseph Curran president of the National Maritime Union and Thomas W Gleason president of the International Longshoremens Association made the disclosure Friday at a news conference announcing a possible Maritime strike Curran said union leaders were called to Washington and given plans to muster all passenger ships for the Bay of Pigs invasion within 24 hours The passenger ships were to be depended on to secure Contd on Page 12 Arrives In Saigon For Visit SAIGON UPIGen Earle G Wheeler chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived In the Vietnam war aone today and predicted the Viet Cong and North Vietnam would launch a winter cam paign Wheeler arrived on his second visit to Saigon since July coming from Seoul South Korea Wheeler said he believed the current lull In Vietnam fighting was temporary He said he felt the Communist forces were preparing a winter offensive Asked why the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese had made no strong efforts since their postlunar new year offensive of last February and March he said This Is because of Gen Creighton W Abrams at tempts to frustrate their efforts Abrams is Comman der of US Forces in Vietnam Wheeler said President Nixon had established three conditions for further troop withdrawals from Vietnam Progress at the Paris talks a decrease In the level of violence In Vietnam and improvements in the South Contd on Page 5 Pam Miller Crowned Queen Lovely Huntingdon senior Patricia Ann Miller daughter of Mr and Mrs C Blair Miller Jr of Huntingdon RD 1 was crowned Huntingdon Area High School Athletic Queen at halftime last evening during the Huntingdon Lock Haven football game Chosen from five finalists by vote of the entire HAHS student body Pam as she is known to her friends is accorded the tiara by 1968 titleholder Miss Dixie Reese Miss Miller is a senior in the honors curriculum at HAHS belongs to the girls athletic association the student council the class advisory board and served as her sophomore class treasurer She is a cheerleader and is contemplating a career in physical education Christian Democrats Raiding HandicappedWeek Named By Mayors The mayors of Mount Union and Huntingdon in a joint pro clamation today called on Huntingdon County residents to ob serve next week as National Fmploy the Handicapped Week Making the joint appeal were Mayor Charles E Klingler of Mount Union and Mayor M H DeForrest of Huntingdon The proclamation follows WHEREAS October 5 through U 1969 has been set aside as National Employ the Handicap ped Week and WHEREAS Pennsylvania through the Governors Commit tee on Employment of the Handicapped seventyseven local community volunteer com mittees and State and voluntary agencies seeks to encourage employers to hire handicapped workers in jobs for which they are qualified and to help handi capped workers prepare them selves to apply for such jobs and WHEREAS all who seek work in our American economy should be given the opportunity to ob tain jobs based on abilities as they relate to job requirements and WHEREAS the Governors Committee and local community committees have been cooperat ing with State and local govern ment and voluntary agencies in a campaign to inform employers and their personnel office man agers of the good work quali ties of handicapped workers when placed in Jobs suited to their abilities and WHEREAS recently completed studies have furnished a guide for even greater advances in the preparation for and place ment of disabled persons in suit able employment NOW THEREFORE we M D DeForrest Mayor of Huntingdon Contd on Page 7 Public Invited To Dedication Of New Bridge o The dedication ceremonies for the Smlthfield Bridge at Hunting don will be held Tuesday Oct ober 7 at 4 pm on the Hunt ingdon Borough side of the bridge The public has been issued an open invitation to attend the event A ribbon cutting will mark the official opening of the bridge with ceremonies conducted through arrangements by Hunt ingdon Business and Industry State Secretary of Highways Rob ert Go Bartlett will be present to give the main address Serving as master of cere monies will be the H B I Contd on Page 2 Protest Erupts Into Violence MADISON Wis UPI Largescale violence erupted for the first time in five days of welfare protests at the state Capitol Friday night when club wielding law officers routed some 450 demonstrators from the square At least 22 persons were arrested and an undetermined including at least two newsmen and a Catholic priest were struck with clubs There were two separate confronta tions as some 150 law officers enforced an executive order banning loitering on the Capitol grounds At least nine persons were treated and released at hospi tals Another was admitted with a head injury Many others refused treatment of injuries Young people recruited from the University of Wisconsin and studenthippie Mifflin Street neighborhoods comprised the majority of the demonstrators Until Friday night the protest had appeared to be losing steam with the movements leader the Rev James Groppi in jail The demonstrations are protesting welfare cutbacks in the new state budget Earlier Friday federal judge James Doyle promised a decision by Monday on an Contd on Page 12 Brandt Worrying About Majority BONN UPI Foreign Minister Willy Brandt conferred with supporters today in an effort to protect his onevote majority in the race for the chancellory against raids by the Christian Demo crats he is forcing into opposition after 20 years of leadership Brandt and Reports On CWS Work Presented Social Democrat his future coalition partner Free Democratic party chair man Walter Scheel called on President Gustav Heinemann Friday to report their pact was sealed Heinemann took note of their statements but aides said he would withhold any comment until Oct 21 when he sends his nomination chancellor ament The presidents nomination is voted on without debate To be elected on the first ballot Brandt requires 249 votes one more than half the members One of Scheels Free Demo cratic deputies left before the party voted on the pact with Brandt Friday and three others abstained The rest voted to go Contd on Page 5 of Brandt for to the new parli INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata 7 Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads 10 11 Church page 3 Comics 9 Crossword H Historical Sketches 6 meeting Obituaries 2 Mrs Fred Laird chairman of the advisory committee of the Huntingdon County Child Welfare Services presided at a monthly meeting of the group held Thurs day afternoon in the county court house Mrs James Ulsh secretary read the minutes of the previous meeting and Mrs J Clyde Stayer gave the current treasuers report Mrs Martha Jones acting director gave the monthly report on the case load of the Child Welfare Services She stated 23 cases were opened twelve were closed and 209 cases were carried over the next month These cases involve 82 families There are 45 living in foster homes 14G on a protective basis 13 in adoptive homes and five in institutions Several requests were pre sented which were granted by common consent County Commissioner James DiCosimo was present at the Society ft Club Sports newlyappointed director Contd on Page 2 THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and mild to day High upper 60s to mid 70s Fair and mild tonight Low mid 40s to low 50s Sun ny and warmer Sunday High in the 70s Mondays outlook fair and warm Open House Will Be Held Tomorrow Open House will be held at the new No 2 Fire Station pm Sunday Volunteer firemen will be on hand to serve as guides on Moore Street tomorrow Huntingdon area residents are urged Robert Megahan is the company president to visit and inspect the new facility between the hours of 1 and 6   

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