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   Daily News (Newspaper) - October 17, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS iOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FRIDAY OCTOBER 17 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 222 One Remains In Earth Orbit Spacecraft as Soft Landing MOSCOW UPI The Soviets today brought their second spacecraft in two days back to a safe landing leaving one ship I still in orbit with two men aboard Tass announced India Of Heart Unit Crum Stays As Regional President Emerson E Crum of Hunt jdon was reelected president If the Huntingdon County Region Heart Association at a meet ng of the committee of the Cen ral Heart Association held Wed Lesday October 15 at noon at enn Hunt Hotel Huntingdon Other officers elected during meeting were the Rev Nor nan L Marden of Mount Union fice president Mrs Ethel G Jergantz recording secretary jind Mrs Frances M Oeffner ublicity chairman The name of the chairman for he February Heart Drive will announced at a later date lochairman for the drive is fames Stewart of Mount Union s Ada McNeal is Heart Sun lay chairman At the October 15 meeting Saius Hanawalt executive di rector gave a resume of the CContd on Page 12 Soyuz 7 launched Sunday with three men aboard made a soft landing in Central Asia north of Karaganda close to toe place where Soyuz 6 came down with its twoman crew Thursday Soyuz 7 was piloted by Li Col Anatoli V Fjlipchenko and carried two night engineers Vladislav N Volkov and Viktor B Gorbatko During its fiveday flight Soyuz 7 maneuvered within 500 vards of Soyuz 8 but did not link up with it Soyuz 8 was expected to be brought back Saturday Earlier Tass reported that Filipchenko and Col Vladimir Shatlov commander of Soyuz 8 said their crews had rested well had breakfast did some Contd on Page 12 Parks Future In Doubt As South Koreans Vote Five Given Brace For Ace Awards Five persons from Huntingdon Bounty have been presented the fBraceforanAce award of the Saster Seal Society for Crippled hildren and Adults of Pennsyl a The presentations were lade at todays luncheon during Pennsylvania Easter Seal Societys annual convention in Utoona October 15 through 18 The award a gold pin and I certificate is made annually to volunteers throughout the state fho have given outstanding vol uteer service to the cause of Ithe handicapped through the Eas Seal Society The Huntingdon County recip ients four from Huntingdon are Newton C Taylor Lions Jack Drive an active member of Ithe board of directors of the aster Seal Society for Crippled and Adults of Hunting Contd on Page 12 McCormack Suspends Assistant WASHINGTON UPI House Speaker John W McCor mack has suspended one of his top legislative assistants with out pay after the aide was accused of intervening on behalf of a firm allegedly engaged in stock market irregularities it was reported today McCormack suspended Dr Martin Sweig the Washington Post said today in the latest development involving the con troversybeset Parvln Don rmann C9 The suspension Thursday night resulted the Post said from a complaint filed in Contd on Page 18 HENRY J STOUDT Huntingdon Educator Selected Henry J Stoudt administra tive assistant to the superinten dent of the Huntingdon Area Schools leaves New York City late tonight in the company of 29 other social studies super visors and curriculum directors for an eight weeks workshop in India Stoudt was one of two Pen nsylvanianas selected for travel and study with the 1969 Edu cational Resources Center sem inarworkshop on Indian society His fellow Pennsylvanlan is Paul M Dreibelbis of Pittsburgh In all 30 educators from 21 states the District of Columbia Guam and the Panama Canal Zone will be making the trip to the Education Resources Center in New Delhi This new agency operated under the aegis of the New York State Education Department has as its goal the development ol materials for teaching and study about India In American schools colleges and universities The workshop has been an an nual event since 1967 when it was developed as a cooperative undertaking between India and the United States sponsored by Contd on Page 18 Expected At Chicago CHICAGO UPIA defense attorney In the trial of eighi men charged with inciting violence at the Democratic National Convention told the court it looks like an armed camp and said he expects his clients to be convicted William Kunstler made the comment Thursday after a former reporter said he infil trated the leadership of the National Mobilization Commit tee to End the War In Vietnam for Chicagos American now Chicago Today during the August 196S convention Dwayne Oklepek testified he heard one of the defendants Tom Hayden say on the eve of the convention that antiwar demonstrators need an army and guns and that another Rennie Davis told demonstra tors Go down to the Loop and bust it up traffic and so forth If the police battle us just riot Expected Violence Under crossexamination Ok lepek said he heard leaders of the mobilization committee say repeatedly they wished to avoid violence but that they expected violence from Chicago police Oklepek quoted Hayden as Contd on Page 12 Homolash Shafer Quit Positions 2 Resignations Handed To Board Two resignations were accepted by the Huntingdon County Com missloners yesterday during their regular weekly meeting Alexandrias Amendment Residual Force THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy windy anc colder today and tonight Chance of showers tonight High today upper 40s to lower 50s Low tonight in 30s Sat urday variable cloudiness breezy and cool High in 40s Sunday partly cloudy and not as cool End Protest And Head For Home Dissident Priests Getting Support VATICAN CITY UPI Dissident priests disbanded their weeklong protest for change in the Roman Catholic Church today amid signs they had more sympathizers than expected in the World Synod of Bishops The 200 European priests had conducted what they called a shadow synod demanding such liberal reforms as more policymaking power for the clergy and permission for priests to marry and take part in politics Spanish French Dutch and Austrian priests reported they got sympathetic hearings from their cardinals in the synod Etnire Is Honored At Reception Robert C Etnire who was promoted Sept 1 to the position of manager of the Montag Di vision of Westab Inc at At lanta Ga was honored last even ing at a reception held at the the leaders of the protest Westab plant at Alexandria Et nire had been manager of Westabs Blair Division at Alex Contd on Page 18 Pope Paul VI refused to meet 34 Guerrillas Are Killed Five Saigon Area Clashes Reported SAIGON UPI U S troops helicopter gunships and artillery strikes killed 34 guerrillas without a loss of their own in five Church sources reported liberal pressure within the synod building with Pope Pauls agenda for discussion on strong papal power all but dead despite what had been expected to be strong conservative support Cardinal Julius Dopfner of Munich Germany told the synod Thursday that the Popes agenda should be put aside and discussion should be based instead on a more liberal statement of doctrine The Pope told the first session of the synod Monday Contd on Page 12 Kopechnes File New Legal Brief WILKESBARRE Pa UPI for the parents of Mary Jo Kopechne contended Thursday that performing art autopsy on the girls body three months after her death could add new doubts and suspi cions to the case In a legal brief filed here the lawyers for Mr and Mrs Joseph Kopechne also argued an autopsy would be grossly offensive to the parents and would be prejudicial to their wishes sensitivities health and wellbeing The brief was filed in preparation for a hearing next Monday on a Massachusetts request for the autopsy Mary Jo Kopechne died when Sen Edward M Kennedys car plunged off a bridge at Chappaquiddick Island Mass on July 18 The Kopechnes sought to block the hearing on the request But Judge Bernard C Brominski rejected their pleas a second time last Friday saying only a hearing will bring to light the facts that will allow this court to resolve this Contd on Page 3 GIs To Stay In Vietnam After War WASHINGTON UPI De fense Secretary Melvin R Laird says the United States plans to keep a residual military perhaps num bering in the in Vietnam after the war Is over Such a residual force Laird told an impromptu news conference at the Pentagon would be comprised of a training and advisory force He did not say how long he envisioned the force would have to be left there Sixteen years after the end of the war in Korea 50000 American troops are stationed there Laird has said he hoped the approximately 300000 combat troops in Vietnam could be problem Of Inflation withdrawn in a reasonable thne This would leave about 200000 noncombat support troops The residual force would be left after the support units are gone Laird was not specific as to the size of the residual force but he said it would not be anything like the number of troops in Korea although it probably would be larger than the 6000 to 7000 troops who were in Vietnam in the early years of the Kennedy adminis tration Laird also said the United States never actually had the capability to fight wars and Contd on Page 12 JohnS HomolashPineyRidge Huntingdon RD3 resigned as a caseworker with the Child Wel fare Services effective Nov 14 Homolash 24 a native of Mount Union is accepting a position with the Pennsylvania De partment of Public Assistance at Huntingdon He was appointed to the CWS position on June 10 1968 William R Shaffer oi McCon nellstown one of the original members of the Huntingdon Coun ty Planning Commission re signed effective at once Shaf fer an engineer for Prismo Uni versal Inc has been serving as secretary of the commission He has accepted a position outside the area The commissioners accepted the Homolash resignation with regrets and expressed apprecia tion to Shaffer for his dedi cated service to the planning group Mrs Martha Jones acting ex ecutive director of the CWS presented the Homolash resigna tion to the board G Edward Contd on Page 18 UNICEF Drive Is October 28 Youngsters from the primary and junior departments of the three Alexandria churches will be making their annual collec tions for UNICEF on Tuesday evening October 28 Participating will be young sters from the Presbyterian United Methodist and United Church of Christ at Alexandria Collection area will include all of Alexandria Borough and South side The youngsters will begin their rounds at pm October 28 and visit homes for one hour returning to the United Church Contd on Page 12 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 7 Building Page 10 Classified Ads 15 16 Comics15 Courthouse Roundup 10 Crossword 16 Editorials 6 Farm Page 9 Obituaries 2 On Stage Live 8 School Page 11 Society Club10 Television Programs 8 9 In Limelight Nixon Reports On Nations Economy WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon reports to the nation by radio today on the rising cost of living and his appeals to govern ment business and labor to help curb inflation To Permit Third Term SEOUL UPI President Park ChungHee voted early in the day today in a national referendum that will decide the fate of his proAmerican administration as well as his own political future An estimated 10 million South Koreans were going to the polls to vote on a constitutional amendment that would permit the 52yearold Park to seek a third fouryear term as pres ident in 1971 Park who came to power in a 1960 coup has promised to resign if the voters reject the amendment He has left his campaigning to members of his ruling Democratic Republican party They say his continued leader ship is necessary to maintain political and economic stability and to cope with the threat of continued aggression from Communist North Korea Voting at a polling station near his official residence two hours after the polls opened at 7 am Park appeared confident of victory but declined to make any comment on the referen dum If voters make a mark under a circle on the ballot it means they are in favor of the amendment If they place a mark under an X it means they are opposed Those opposed to Park say the voting procedure rives the government a advantage Every school child knows a circle on an examina tion paper means the answer is Contd on Page 12 Tipsy Driver Arrested Car Hits Bridge John B Young 65 Mapleton Depot was arrested for tipsy driving last night after his car crashed into the end of the bridge over the Juniata River at his home town Young spent the night in Hunt ingdon County Jail in lieu of bail State Police said Young was eastbound on Route 655 at pm when his car ran off the roadway and hit the bridge Contd on Page 3 Police Searching For Zodiac Killer SAN FRANCISCO UPI A 10man team of detectives has consulted an astrologer for help in its search for a man who calls himself Zodiac and brags of five murders he has commit Military spokesmen belatedly rp i one US Marine killed 1 TUCK 11 ctClUJ Is Stolen Saigonarea clashes reported by American headquarters today gT QOO Mack The f 1 a r e u p s Thursday ranged from 28 to 70 miles north and northwest of the reported an area long used as and 15 wounded in an overnight an infiltration corridor from fight that began Wednesday 25 bivouacs in the Cambodian miles south of Da Nang Eight border area Communist soldiers died in the State Police today are con Eight waves of B52 bombers battling tinuing to search for a 1963 Mack kept uo their pounding of No other skirmishes were truck tractor which was stolen retreats where Allied Intel listed in Allied war commu yesterday from ABC Mack Inc ligence says the Communists niques as the lull in fighting along Route 22 just west of Alex are regrouping for a new wave which has dropped US battle andria of attacks deaths to a 34month The red vehicle valued at The bombers biggest in moved well into Us fifth week was taken from the ABC Americas arsenal concentrat Viet Cong and North VJetna parking lot A Pennsylvania reg ed five of their raids on a mese troops shelled 15 Allied istration plate was on the truck relatively new juntargets during the night with tractor gles 19 to 24 miles northwest of four of the barrages causing Thp larceny ine vehicle took Plelku a major city in the light damage or casualties between 10pm Wednesday Central Highlands Contd on Page 18 Contd on Page 3 ted in the past 10 months Captain Marty Lee said Thursday the astrologer gave the detectives background on the science which apparently fascinates the slayer who says his next target may be a busload of school children We are going to have to learn something about Lee said I am admittedly apprehensive about another murder occurring in the near future The killings began last December when a teenage couple was slain in a lovers lane near Vallejo about 30 miles northwest of here Another girl was slain in Vallejo in July when Zodiac Translations of his earlier letters indicated he felt killing people is more fun than killing animals Later notes were written in ungrammatical En glish and began This is the Zodiac speaking The fourth slaying occurred Sept 27 near Lake Berryessa where a college coed was stabbed to death and her boyfriend was seriously injured The attacker wrote the dates of the Vallejo killings on her car door The fifth victim was Paul Stine 29 a cab driver Wiled and robbed in San Francisco last Saturday night A taunting Juvenile Offenders To Be Named In the interest of better law enforcement in Huntingdon County Judge R Merle Heffner today announced that in the future the names of juveniles taken into custody by police will be re leased to the press except In the case of first offenders Chief Probation Officer Ray mond A Holland Joined with the county jurist in an announcement of the change in policy Judge Heffner emphasized that the new plan effective immed iately is aimed at meeting head on the growing problem of juv envlle delinquency It is believed that releasing the names of juvenile offenders might serve as a deterrent to iuvenile delinquency in Hunt ingdon County Judge Heffner said It is hoped that this change in policy will place a new sense of responsibility on parents In the past the names of juv enlle offenders have not been released to the news media by law enforcement agencies Hew ever the present feeling is that juveniles have been hiding behind this ban knowing that their names probably would not be linked to their misconduct in any press Contd on Page 18 His radio address sche duled for 4 pm EOT It follows a mixed bag of economic indicators showing that while there are some signs the administrations antiinfla tion drive is beginning to cool the economy inflation still gnaws away at Americans purchasing power There are indications the President will make a strong appeal to business and labor to follow the governments lead of fiscal restraint and voluntarily keep rein on price increases and wage demands The White Houses leading economic advisers predicted Thursday that the cost of living and high interest rates would go down sometime soon Government spokesmen for some time have been pointing to signs the administrations antiinflation moves were begin ning to take effect Reports from the Commerce Contd on Page 12 Hunting Will Start Tomorrow The first major surge of hunt ing activity in Huntingdon County this fall opens tomorrow Squirrel and grouse will be the small game species that can be hunted starting Saturday Oct 18 Seasons on most of the other small game species open two weeks later Tomorrow also marks the first day of the woodcock season the last of the migratory bird seasons to open this fall Hunters may take woodcock from Oct 18 through Dec 20 William Hodge Huntingdon sup ervisor of thePennsylvaniaGame Commissions Southcentral Div ision said today the supply of grouse is about the same as last year There Is an ab undance of squirrels but fewer than last year As for the woodcock Hodge said there are some native wood cock but stormy weather usually Contd on Page 18 Lions District Governor Visits Huntingdon Club began sending coded letters to note and a piece of newspapers and police depart Stines shirt was mailed to a merits In thf bay area Contd on Page 12 Trick Treat Night Is Set In Newton Mayor James M Leader has designated Friday Oct 31 from to 9 pm as trick or treat night in Newton Hamilton Boro ugh Parents of juveniles will be held responsible for any acts of vandalism or malicious mischief the mayor said Chief of Police Gerald David will be on duty to see that the mayors orders are obeyed District Governor William E Mclaughlin Jr of Duncansville presented to the Huntingdon Lions last evening a formula designed to make their club one of the best in Lions International Making his official visit to Huntingdon Gov McLaughlin urged the members to think be lieve and share Lionism A thought will take you anywhere the speaker said and if you be lieve in it and f ollow through your club will be an outstanding success Gov McLaughlin outlined am bitious goals at the local dis trict state and international le vel to keep Lionism the lar gest and greatest service or ganization in the world Deputy District Gov Allen Fouse of Marklesburg introduced the honored guest Zone Chairman Danny Barner of the Woodcock Valley Club pre sented Fouse Club President Georee Holland Protestant chap lain at the Huntingdon State Cor rectional Institution welcomed the guests at the dinner meeting held at Hotel Perm Hunt Preparing to enter the Sen sational Seventies Gov McLau ghlin has adopted Lionism On The Go as the District 14L motto for his tenure On that note the speaker point ed out that Lions International President W R Bryan is seeking a net gain of 50000 members and 1400 new clubs during the ensu ing year He also has set a goal of 2300 new Leo Clubs for the year The Leo units are for those in the 1521 year ago bracketand each club is urged to promote at least one project this year to benefit young people with youths being participants in the work Unite mankind through Lion ism is President Bryans mot to Turning to Lions on the go in Pennsylvania Gov McLaughlin Contd on Page 18   

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