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   Daily News (Newspaper) - October 9, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                StatLibrary CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 4S CEWTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY OCTOBER 9 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 215 State House Pulls Surprise By Approving 73 Million Iiv Additional Business Taxes Court Will Receive Support From Republican At Midway Point Since Week In December 1966 US Battle Deaths At Lowest Level SAIGON UPI American battle deaths fell to their lowest level In almost three years last week 64 men killed amid calls at home for a faster U S withdrawal from the war Military spokesmen said today the toll was the lowest In 34 months or since the week that ended Dec 3 1966 when 34 GIs died In action Nine hundred Americans were wounded last week In the sharpest flareup today North Vietnamese troops killed eight US Marines and wound ed 16 In a mortar and ground attack against the Marine Camp Radicals Go On Spree In Chicago Board Chairman Gives elcome Among distinguished guests at the dedication of the new Huntingdon County Library on Wed nesday were Mrs Richard D Gross regional director of Region VH American Library Trustee Association and Ernest E Doerschuk state librarian of the Department of Public Instruction of Pennsylvania left Extending a cordial welcome to these guests was the HOB Joseph H Neff wno nas served on toe unrary Doard of trustees for 25 years Mrs Gross was me sey speaker at the noontime luncheon Regional Director Speak At Luncheon Huntingdon County Library Dedicated south of the Demilitarized Zone this morning Front reports said five of the attackers were killed Figures through Oct 4 showed the GI death toll was CHICAGO UPI Radicals running 34 per cent lower under honoring the memory of Che President Nixon than under Guevara marched out of former President Lyndon B Lincoln Park and Into a faceoff Johnson with police Wednesday night A Communist and South Vietna cloud of gas sent them running mese losses fell last week too through the near North Side tne government casualties to where thev smashed windows in Confd on Page 3 five 1fc Protests Continue In Wisconsin Kickbacks Demanded Blonde Says WASHINGTON a7 PI A buxom blonde agent who booked entertainers into Army service clubs in Vietnam lost her business because sergeants running the clubs demanded kickbacks from the performers Senate investigators said today June Collins an attractive booking agent from Australia was called before the Senate permanent investigations sub committee Miss Collins a iormer entertainer herself allegedly lost the service club engagements on which her business deperoeQ when she refused to give the sergeants a kickback Subcommittee investigators said Miss Collins dealt with some of the same sergeants Confd on Page 2 Citizen education Is an Important role for libraries according to Mrs R D Gross of Huntingdon Valley main speaker at the Wednesday noontime luncheon at the Elks Home to celebrmte the dedication of the enlarged Huntingdon County Library Mrs Gross is regional di rector of Region VII American Library Trustee Association She was introduced by County Commissioner Gordon W Haver stock secretary of the board of directors and building committee chairman Since people often turn to li braries in terms of guidance it is essential that the library be ready to meet their needs said Mrs Gross Each library how Confd on Page B Confession Takes Fire From Trial their lowest point in homes and businesses and m0nths and the guerrilla deaths stoned autos Three persons among 19 injured were wounded by gunfire At least 66 persons were arrested 19 of them women and one of them newspaper photographer Most of the injured were police The violence came after a rally held in Lincoln Park by the Weatherman faction of the Students for a Democratic Society The rally was to honor MADISON Wis Guevara the Latin American Demonstrators pressing for more welfare aid took their case to the state Board of Health and Social Services Wednesday Eleven were ar rested when they refused to leave the state Office Building after the meeting The incident came after 19 welfare recipients and their supporters had outlined their stand before the assembly The 1969 Huntingdon County whicn met a committee of Motor Club pedestrian safety the whole to hear thenlo awards dinner will be held at Wednesdays dialogue con the VFW Home in Huntingdon with the disruption of this evening Present will be Sept 29j when demonstra Give Speedy Decision BOSTON UPIThe Massa chusetts Supreme Court is expected to reach a speedy decision In the Kennedy Inquest case a highly qualified source said today The main thrust of ar guments Wednesday by attor neys for Sen Edward M Kennedy and the other nine witnesses to be called to an inquest into the death of Mary Jo Kopechne was that the proceeding should be held in secret to ensure their clients would not be tried before world public opinion Following the twohour hear ing on motions to liberalize the states centuryold law on inquests and to make the proceeding secret a justice of the court was assigned to write the case While his identity was not revealed the source said Associate Justice Paul C Reardon was the most likely choice The source also said that based on the five justices questions Wednesday it ap peared they already had set their opinions on the case and a decision therefore could be expected within days rather than the usual fourtosixweek period Contd on Page 5 HARRISBURG UPI The Democraticcontrolled House of Representatives surprised observers Wednesday night by passing with aid from a single Republican defector million additional in business taxes The two levies one of them a million in crease in the corporate net in come to mil lion the estimated additional yield from business levies which have cleared the House and gone to the Republican dominated state Senate The single Republican vote for the tax measures without which they could not have cleared the House was cast by Republican Maverick Francis Worley of Adams County Their passage came as a sur prise because the House min utes earlier had voted down six other business taxes all of which lacked two votes of pas sage But on the seventh business tax bill Rep James Musto D Luzerne who along with four other Democrats had joined the solid Republican delegation In opposlting the first six sudden ly put his vote in the aye column Just as suddenly Wor ley switched his no vote to Contd on Page 5 4 Slots Open Treasure House In Operation The Treasure House Nursery Day Care Class has started its operation for the 196970 term There are still four openings for enrollment This class is conducted In the First United Methodist Church in Mount Union for the physically and mentally handicapped child ren of Huntingdon County The center is in operation on Monday Tuesday Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9 am to am for youngsters between the ages of three to eight years Presently there are six child ren enrolled and according to Confd on Page 5 Confd on Page 3 Annual Safety Awards Dinner Held Tonight Because Of Currency Upheavals Common Market In Deep Trouble BRUSSELS UPI The currency upheavals in France and West Germany have plunged the European Common Market into one of the worst crises in its 11year history market sources said today Confd on Page 3 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 11 Classified Ads14 i 15 Comics 13 Crossword 15 Obituaries 2 Society i Club 12 Sports4 i 3 Sunday School Lesson 7 Refuses To Give Other Data Police Say Hoss Admits Kidnaping WATERLOO lova UPI Stanley Barton Hoss Jr who admitted Wednesday to kidnapping a young Maryland woman and her daughter was still in jail today But he was expected to be returned to Pittsburgh soon to face charges of jailbreak and murder The FBI anrounced Hoss had admitted the abduction of Mrs Escaped From Jail Linda Mae Peugeot 21 and her Hoss 26 of Tarentum Pa daughter Lori Mae 2 in Cumescaped Sept 11 with another berland Mi Sept 22 but said man from the Allegheny County he refused to give any informaWorkhouse in Pittsburgh where tlon about what he did with he was awaiting sentencing on them a rape conviction He was A federal warrant issued traced from Pittsburgh to West Wednesday charged Hoss with Virginia Maryland Ohio Indi Mdnapping the two from a shopana Illinois Nebraska South ping center In LaVale Md Dakota Minnesota and into Cumberland Hoss who was Iowa arrested here Saturday has He was the object of a 15day waived extradition on charges nationwide search until his cap from Pennsylvania in the death ture of Verona Pa Patrolman JoThe FBI said Hoss had been seph Zanella Sept 19 and anreported seen with a young girl other kidnaping there Contd on Page 9 JERUSALEM Michael Rohans courtroom admission he set fire to the Al Aqsa Mosque Aug 21 has deflated interest in the proceed ings and apparently derailed Israels attempts to turn the trial into Us biggest since that of Nazi Adolf Eichmann The defense called mmor witnesses to testify today to the fourth day of the trial Fewer than 20 newsmen were in the courtroom recording the proceedings Wednesday On Monday when the trial opened it had been packed with foreign correspondents and television crews The Israeli press moved the story from the front to the inside pages following Rohans admission Tuesday Wednesday Yitzhak Tunlk attempted in questioning the days two witnesses to build a Confd on Page 5 j highways personnel AAA oftors took over the assembly ficialsandtocalMotorClubstaH enambers for more than 10 along with government officials from three municipalities within the county Reports will be given on the recent points leaders in the county motor clubs membership cam paign and on the pedestrian safety records of the committees involved THE LEATHER Sunny and mild today High in 60s to near 70 Clear and Main speaker for the evening cool tonight Low nostly in will be Clark McClelland state 40s Friday sunny and mild AAA director of services 60s to tow 70s Sat signed to the traffic engineering urdays outlook partly cloudy and safety department of the AAA Uttle warmer They warned the ambitious project of a unified European Economic Community was in danger of being reduced to little more than a customs union or a zone of European cooperation The sources said the Common Markets uniform agricultural price policy its showpiece achievement was badly shaken by Frances devaluation of the franc and by West Germanys current floating of the mark Paris and Bonn acted without prior consultation with Common Market executives the sources said Received Exemption Then France requested and received exemption from uni form pricing for the next two years and West Germany imposed an import tax on agricultural goods from its European partners The tax was opposed by the Common Markets executive body the European Commission and its European court Market and commiss Ion sour ces both said the mending process will require far more than piecemeal steps to provide approved financing measure for the near future They said a major package deal would be needed to save Contd on Page 9 Library Dedication Week Friday Oct 10 Childrens Day Puppet Show 11 AM Foundation Proposal WASHINGTON VPI De Glaring the dead should not control the living Sen Albert Gore DTenn proposed today a 25year life span on the tax exempt status of foundations Gore a member of the Senate Finance Committee said foundations have become devices through which rich men have imposed their will upon society from the grave The finance committee is conducting hearings on a farreaching tax reform bill Such a bill already has passed Contd on Page 3 Nation Has Fair Weather Generally fair weather with seasonable temperatures was the rule in most of the nation today Some showers fell from the North Pacific Coast to the Northern Rockies and a few scattered showers fell on the Atlantic Coast At El Paso Tex and at Las Cruces NM hall accompanied thundershowers during the night Frost warnings were In effect for Michigan and scattered frost was expected in parts of Minnesota Wiscon sin Northwestern Illinois and the Central Valley of Pennsyl vania Temperatures early today Confd on Page 9 Moving Day For Yoder Cottage Yesterday was moving day for the Eugene F Yoder cottage in three pieces from its former site near the breast of the Raystown Dam to a new location on the Wagner farm along the McConnellstown Road The two halves of the cottage forded the river satisfactorily the garage was due to make the trip today but the whole procedure got too complicated for one days effort and the cottage spent the night along the Raystown road near the former Wilson boathouse Mr and Mrs Yoder spent the night at their home 806 Mount Vernon Avenue 3 Senators Battling With Suffragettes WASHINGTON UPI Suf fragettes set up headquarters near the Capitol in 1913 and won the vote six years later Theyre still there sitting squarely on two lots the Senate wants for office space The doughty ladiesyhumillated the senators In a legislative skirmish last September To day the wary Senate embarked on a maneuver to skirt their flank Buried 80 pages deep In an 83page water pollution bill was a small item permitting the Senate to buy six lots of land for million The land Is next to the newer of the two Senate office buildings and Contd on Page 5   

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