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Daily News (Newspaper) - October 16, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania t CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 221 lust Expect Less State Aid Gives Pay Boost Measure On oyuz teturns Earth providing a 10 per cent San D Elmer Hwrtwker 38rd Dtotrtct last night told pay raise for some 550 em of Huntingdon County faroew H JOB tower pioyes of the Pennsylvania Gen TOUdvJSrTprepared to eipect tew state aid eral Assembly was on Gov you dfcewrne P Shafers desk to ment at the conclusion of an day address presented to more than The bill which was cleared 100 persons at the annual meetby the Senate Wednesday on a tag of the Huntingdon County Farvote of 390 carries an annual mers Association held at 7 pm price tag of at the Alexandria Fire HalL The increases which will be Hawbakers remarks were granted as soon as Shafer ap stlmulated to part by emphatic proves the measure will range moves by the farmers defeating from for top legislative two resolutions presented by the staff personnel to a day groups policy development comfor a variety of per diem em 1 taxes pioyes such as pages chaplains the form of a sales tax on and messengers and clothing and a higher Is the first increase for the auto licensing fee legislative workers in two The resolutions were the only years Some 95000 executive two among 13 to be defeated state employes received a 10 One of the primary functions of per cent raise on Aug 1 the association is to provide the Long Delayed Bills farmer with an effective means In other action Wednesday to influence legislation to his the Senate Education Commit favor tee released two major and The main thrust of Hawbakers longdelayed bills espoused by Contd on Page 8 State Preparing To Borrow 200 Million In November AmeriCan Huntingdon Woman Is Installed Scientists Cop Prize MOSCOW UPI Russias oyuz 6 spacecraft returned lely to earth today with its voman crew Tass announced Curing the ships final hours in pace tt conducted what the loviets called a unique Ixperiment in molecular cold lding The fiveday flight of the oyuz 6 ended with the craft naklng a soft landing in the iraganda area of Soviet tentral Asia the agency said The two cosmonauts Col Keorgi Shonin and flight Ingineer Valeri Reported safe and well The two other Soyuz craft 7 nd 8 remained in orbit Soyuz carries a threeman crew and foyuz 8 two men Tass said Soyuz 6 came down few hours after carrying out unique experiment of great Importance in cold welding The process is considered bssential for construction of fcpace stations and repairing ppace objects Tass said the ship landed at pm Moscow time Contd on Page 13 In Czechoslovakia Protestors Face Stiff Penalties STOCKHOLM American scientists today won the 1969 Nobel Prize for medicine for their pioneering studies of viruses The prize Is worth The Royal Caroline Institute of Stockholm said they were Prof Max Del Rrueck of the California Institute of Technolo gy Pasadena Calif Director Alfred D Hershey of the Genetics research unit of the Carnegie Institution of Wash ington and Prof Salvador E Lurla of Massachusetts Instfc State Auxiliaries Elect Mrs Steele the state Board of Education One proposal would create 29 intermediate units to replace tute of Technology county superintendents in the The medicine prize winners Pennsylvania public school syswere selected by the medicine tern The measure is regarded faculty of the Institute from as the logical sequel to the pro gram of school district consoli dation launched in 1963 The units would provide con what was said to be about 80 candidates Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 13 Twin Boroughs ount Union JNICEF Day s Scheduled United Nations Children Day IJNICEF will be observed Mount Union on Thursday tober 30 The Mount Union toisterium sponsors the an Halloween collection on be If of the worlds netdy children Tills years committee respon ible for planning and directing collection is composed of Rev William J Medtock hairman Mrs CharlesWinfree Irs Mary Ricciardi Miss Nan y Smith Miss Peggy Oppel and tanley Miller During the first meeting of the Committee it was decided that he children should go into the iomes to ask for contributions to JNICEF on Thursday October 30 between the hours of 6 pm o 8 pm Since 1950 the goodtype gob Contd on Page 8 PRAGUE UPI vakias parliament convened L7Cl today to formally approve emergency laws decreed two months ago setting stiff penal ties for protests against Com munist party policy Passage was a mere formality The item was the last major piece of business before the legislators who already have purged the nations liberal leadership suspended elections and annulled their protest against the August 1968 Soviet led invasion The emergency laws were announced Aug 22 a day after the first anniversary of the Thursday Oct 30 has been set as trick or treat night to the twin boroughs of Orbisonla and Rockhill Mayor Horace C Corbin of Orbisonla and Dr John Olah of Rockhill have Issued a Joint pro clamation setting a twohour per iod to pm on Oct 30 as the time for trick or treat activities during the 1969 Hal loween season Absolutely no validism will be tolerated and youngsters are ex Pays WASHINGTON UPI Central Railroad agreed Wed nesday to pay the Civil Aero nautics Board a penalty for purchasing an air carrier without prior approval from the board The railroad acquired Executive Jet Aviation an air taxi service through stockhold ings Executive Jet was fined THE WEATHER invasion The banned protest pected to confine their Halloween against party policy by stipulat activities to the twohour period ing fines jail terms and Police have Contd on Page 13 been Instructed to enforce the trick or treat rules Variable cloudiness and a little warmer with chance of showers today High upper 50s to 60s Mostly cloudy with chance of showers to night Low upper 30s to 40s Friday variable cloudiness and colder High upper 40s to 50s Saturdays outlook partly cloudy and continued cool Mrs Frederic H Steele of Huntingdon Wednesday was to stalled as president of the statewide Pennsylvania Association of Hospital Auxiliaries A group of 20 persons from Huntingdon Including Mayor Marshall H DeForrest traveled to this resort to participate to the Installation of Mrs Steele as the 12th pres ident of the organization which represents 240 auxiliaries and more than 150000 men and women Wife of a surgeon and daugh ter of a physician Mrs Steele has been an officer of the auxil iary association for five years She has served it as secretary treasurer legislative chairman and head of its education activ ities She is a past president of the auxiliary of the J C Blair Memorial Hospital A native of DuBois MrsSteele was graduated from Juniata Col lege and studied music at New York University and Syracuse University She is president of Huntingdon Concert Association and is a past president of the Juniata College Alumni Associa tion and of the Auxiliary to the Medical Society of Pennsylvania Dr Steele and her daughters Miss C Kearney Steele and Miss Fred erica Steele were present at the ceremonies today At the same election Mrs William Andrews New Castle was made presidentelect and Mrs HowardFConnUniontown vice president Mrs Steele re places Mrs H Taylor Caswe 11 of Temple University Auxiliary as PAHA president During the meeting Mrs Steele announced that the hospital Contd on Page 8 Bridge To Nowhere Now Goes Somewhere PITTSBURGH UP0 A 75 foot steel ribbon was to be cut today to officially open Pitts burghs Ft Duquesne the bridge that became famous as the Bridge to Nowhere The bridge which spans the Allegheny River will now go somewhere as it connects down town Pittsburgh with the North Side Gov Raymond P Shafer was to be joined by city county and other state officials for the ceremonies Two other bridges in western Pennsylvania were to be opened today Pittsburghs Brady Street Bridge was to be opened as was the Vanport Bridge in Bea ver County It had been hoped that demo lition work on the Manchester Contd on Page 10 MRS FREDERIC STEELE Board Education Outline Is Presented Damage In Mishap Hundreds Of Thousands Join Mass Protest MDay Is Biggest Antiwar Move In Nations History Outline for the Southern Hunt ingdon County Schools part to the cooperative education pro gram designed for Huntingdon County now approved by the De partment of Education to Harris Two cars were damaged a tobur5 was presented to the di tal of in an accident last rectors at the regular meeting Mount Union Retailers Set Hours The Mount Union Retailers met to regular session this week and established Christmas shopping hours arranged for the annual Santa Claus Parade and trans acted other items of business In the absence of the chair man Mike Dimoff presided dur ing the luncheon meeting held at Bill Swings Restaurant The Christmas season will be opened to the Borough of Mount Union with the annual Santa Claus parades held on Friday Novem ber 28 at pm and pm Making the arrangements for this affair will be Miss Contd on Page 8 Will Add Million In Interest HARRISBURG UPI fiscal officials disclosed today plans to borrow million next month to keep the Com monwealth solvent while the General Assembly thrashes out a Budget lor the current fiscal year The borrowing through tax anticipation notes will add an other million or so in inter est charges to the list of ex penses that must be financed through new or increased state taxation The Commonwealth will re ceive bids Nov 6 on mil lion in tax anticipation notes that will come due next June 15 Although the notes are issued each year to keep the state functioning during periods of low tax income the next months million borrowing is by far the largest ever planned by the Commonwealth At the close of business last Friday the states General Fund had a balance of some million along with about million in shortterm invest ments Expenditures for state government average about million a month Bills Coming Up Bills coming due next month include million in a quar terly subsidy payment to local school districts million for the sinking fund of the General State Authority and about million in outstanding bills on which the state has delayed payment The Commonwealth would not have proposed next months borrowing were it not for a law signed last week by Gov Ray mond P Shafer that removed the 5 per cent interest ceiling on tax anticipation notes for the Contd on Page 13 rrom Bishops Fund Operation iurvival ets The protest President Nixon said will not affect him took place Wednesday across the nation and outside the White House Hundreds of thousands of Americans took part in the Viet nam moratorium MDay to protest US fighting to South Vietnam There was no way to estimate the total number of persons on campuses on street corners in meeting halls to churches and along parade routes who demonstrated against the war But there was no doubt it was the largest antiwar demonstration in the nations history MDay was to have been a campus project It grew to such proportions that 50000 persons gathered at the Washington Operation Survival the Indus rlal fund drive of the Broad op AreaChamberofCommerce s received a check in he amount of from the Ishops Fund on Reconciliation of the United Methodist Church The presentation was made on ctober 12 at the conference No Link To tost Of Living of the SaxtonSix Mile Methodist Charge by Dr Paul Myers district superintendent In present tag the check to the pastor of the charge Thomas Irwta Jr Dr Myers expressed the urgency of the role the church must play to reconciling the var ious segments of our society that are alienated by poverty race and age Pastor Irwin thenpresentedthe check to Albert Masood chair Contd on Page 13 Monument then marched past the White House in a twohour candlelight parade The widow of Martin Luther King Jr decried the war as an enemy of poor and black people and urged Nixon to bring the boys home and bring them home now Two More Planned There was no sign the Presidents mind was changed by the moratorium He earlier said he would not be affected by it The moratoriums orga nizers seemed to have expected moratorium is planned for Nov 15 and a third moratorium in December if necessary There were counterdemon strations by those who felt Nixon was pursuing the only course possible to extricate America from the war honora bly They flew American flags drove their autos with headlights on and heckled war protesters There was only scattered violence and no serious clashes Millions of Americans simply Contd on Page 13 evening at the intersection of Tenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue to Smithfield No per son was injured to the pm crash State Police said George Mo Cutchen 51 Umatilla Oregon1 was northbound on Tenth Street operating a 1968 Chev rolet when he hit the left side of a 1969 Ponltac coupe oper ated by Patrlc Day 21 of 1430 Mifflto Street Huntingdon The Day car was making a left turn off Pennsylvania Ave nue into Tenth Street Contd on Page 8 of the school board last even ing The part SHC will play to the countywide program was dis cussed and a limited number of participants selected on the basis of aptitude will be chosen Screening will begin this year and the setup for the program may very well commence to Novem ber it was reported Supervising PrtoclpalFredG Angle announced that the SHC schools were movingforward to implement this program President Lemar Kline con For US Trails System Kittanning Trail Being Considered A historicallyoriented trail beginning at Shlrleysburg to Hunt ingdon County and extending to Kittanning Armstrong County is one of 14 trail routes within the United States being studied for possible inclusion to the National Trail System Search For Three Coopers Continuing The search continues three Hopewell The trails vary to length from ducted last nights session which miles to 2o miles and are was attended by school directors of elther scenic or recreational Glenn Cornelius Kenneth Crum vajue criteria to establish these Joseph Goshorn Ted Keith Lee traUs K of a national sys Madden Max Rlnker Michael tem were adopted by the U S Snoop and Jay Varner Department of Agriculture and Also present were County Su jnterior to accord with proced perintendent of Schools Donald ures established to PP 90543 Miller Assistant County Superapproved October 2 1968 It intendent Russe11 Supel was this act which designated Appalachian Trail and the young School prtoclpal John Yetter paclficCrest Trail RlChaPd A thf ttTe otner McKnight trail routes were designated by for Social Security Increase By Congress Seems Likely INSIDE THE NEWS WASHINGTON UPI Higher Social Security benefits for 25 million Americans looked like a sure bet today but it appeared doubtful Congress would link future increases to the cost of living Rep Wilbur D Mills DArk whose support is essential on hike in consumer prices Only any tax or Social Security one automatic hike a year matter questioned the wisdom would be approved day night wuuwuig a wuiuui peterson game Several leads have been tracked Contd on Page 10 down by State Police but no trace of the men sons of Delmer L Cooper 44 Aitch RD 1 have been uncovered Cooper was taken into custody at am Monday after a threehour standoff to which he is alleged to have threatened to open fire on the dozen or more State Police and law enforcement March officers who surrounded his home to Hopewell Township When police finally gained en trance to tne home tne three The onlv trail In Pennsylvania Mifflin County Agent Will Talk On Bonsai other than the Kittanning Trail which is being considered is a North Country Trail from the Appalachian Trail In Vermont some 3200 miles through the states of New York Pennsyl vania Ohio Michigan Wis consin and Minnesota where it joins to the Lewis and Clark Trail to North Dakota The report that the Kittanning Trail was to be studied to per haps become part of the Nat ional Trails system was announced at the regular session of the HuntingdonCountyPlanntog Commission last evening by dir ector Francis Kemp heaa of the conservation and reclamation subcommittee AREA HISTORY The trail has historical sig nificance and with determined Contd on Page 10 Ann Landers9 Classified Ads 16 17 Comics15 CrosswordI1 Society Club 14 Sports4 5 Sunday School18 of automatic increases Mills chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee which is holding hearings on higher benefits noted Congress would be giving vip some of its taxraising powers under a cost of living proposal Under the Nixon administra tion plan future benefit in creases would bo triggered automatically with a 3 per cent But Mills during the opening hearings Wednesday noted there also would be automatic increases in the workers wage base for Social Security taxes Without rejecting outright a cost of living plan Mills said there had boen no precedent for Congress voting automatic tax hikes for future years Nixin proposed a 10 per cent Inrroasp in Social Security Clair D DeLong Mifflto Coun ty agricultural agent will give a talk and demonstration on bon sai the art of growing dwarfed plants at the October meeting of the Standing Stone Garden Club to be held Tuesday even tog October 21 at 8 oclock at the Huntingdon Arts Center Arts Alley A longtime devotee of the benefits effective next and higher taxes to pay for the raise Under his plan the present base of a workers salary would jump to gone In 1972 and the base Chief Probation Officer Ray would go up automatically with mond A Holland today identi cost of living hikes fled the two luveniles as 15year Barring an unforeseen crisis oW Joseph Charles Cooper and Japanese hobby of bonsai dwarf Congress appeared certain to his brother Gary Silas Cooper tog through various methods of vote higher benefits with the 17 They are wanted for ag major question only a matter of gravated assault and battery to amount and timing connection with the beating of House Democrats have voted Richard C Shoemaker 53 music a party position to support a 15 teacher at Tussey Mountain per cent increase Dec 1 and Another brother 20yearold ways and means Democrats James Duane Cooper is wanted criticized the administration pointing a loaded shotgun at Contd on Page 8 Contd on Page 10 pruning roots Mr DeLong has hundreds of the plants and he will bring a variety with him to display Mrs W James Anderson president will conduct the meet tog and call for reports of sev eral committees during a brief Contd on Puge 8 CLAIR D DeLONQ Windows Are Broken In State HighLift Lewistown State Police today reported two Huntingdon area complaints filed Tuesday Rel atively minor damage is Invol ved Chester Anders assistant su perintendent of the county office of the Pennsylvania Department of Highways reported that two windows on a highlift parked along a legislative road near New ton Hamilton had been smashed The loss was set at Lewis A Kemp of Mount Union R D 1 said a hitrun auto left Contd on Page W
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