Huntingdon Daily News, October 23, 1969

Huntingdon Daily News

October 23, 1969

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Daily News (Newspaper) - October 23, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building i7126 fOL48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY OCTOBER 23 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 227 etwiler Lansberry Named To New Posts tompson Chosen To Head LG Blair Hospital Board East Has Record Low Zodiac Slayer Of Five Talks Readings To Belli On Television Show JAMES G THOMPSON it Court Session Teachers ell About One of the most active of Huntingdons civic leaders James G Thompson was elect ed president of the J C Blair Memorial Hospitals Board of Trustees in a reorganizational session immediately following the annual meeting of the hos pital association yesterday after noon Thompson president of the General Finance Service Corpor ation in Huntingdon was one of the original founders of Hunt ingdon Business and Industry and has been active in innumerable civic campaigsn and associations in the Huntingdon community The board of trustees accepted the resignation of Charles S Detwiler former president from active service on the board He was elected trustee emeri tus by the board who appointed Union National Bank President Maurice S Lansberry to fill the Contd on Page 2 Trick Treat i Mht Slated leing Beaten In Mount Union Two Tussey Mountain music eachers told Judge R Merle keffner in Huntingdon County juvenile Court yesterday af Jernoon how they were severely eaten by students two weeks at Saxton The testimony of Richard C 53 Saxton Tussey fountain music director and Don 42 Robertsdale was during a hearing involving Iwo brothers Gary Silas Cooper 1 and Joseph Charles Cooper 5 Aitch RD Huntingdon Coim Eleven witnesses testified yesterday before the hearing djourned at pm to Contd on Page 13 Chief of Police Berlin Whitsel announced today that borough council has designated Friday October 31 as trick or treat night in the borough of Mount Union Youngsters will be permitted to engage in Halloween activi ties between the hoirs of 6 pm to pm Chief Whitsel asked for the cooperation of the parents in supervising their children on the trick or treat outings Whitsel declared thatsoaping windows and other acts of van dalism will not be tolerated Any one caught engaged In malicious mischief will be dealt with ac cording to law MAURICE s LANSBERRY Nobel Prize Awarded To Novelist STOCKHOLM Dublin born novelist playwright and poet Samuel Beckett today won the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature The award was the third of six Nobel prizes to be given this year The 18 member Swedish Academy In naming the 63 yearold winner said Beckett was awarded the prize for his writing in new forms for the novel and drama in the destitution of modern man acquires its elevation Last years literature prize recipient was Japanese author Yasunaru Kawabata On Oct 16 the 1969 Nobel Prize for Medicine went to three Americans for their discoveries concerning viruses Contd on Page 5 Cold winds transported an Arctic air mass deep into the nations Southland today depo siting light snow flurries on the lee side of the Great Lakes on the way south In the East falling tempera tures Wednesday night and early today produced record low temperatures At Bingham ton NY a 27degree reading during the night broke the old mark of 30 established in 1955 Buffalo NY broke the old record of 28 in 1940 for this date with a 27 reading Buffalos high of 35 was the lowest ever for this date eliminating the 39 set in 1887 Frost warnings were posted for parts of Illinois Indiana Michigan Ohio New Jersey and South Carolina Snow flurries diminished in New England as a deep low pressure south of Nova Scotia moved rapidly northeastward At Burlington Vt an addi tional inch of fresh snow increased the total ground cover to five inches Newport Vt also increased its depth today by an inch to a threeinch blanket Montpelier Vt had at least eight inches of snow on the ground SAN FRANCISCO UPI A troubled man who said he was the Zodiac slayer of five persons pleaded for help complained of headaches and cried out Ive got to kill during a twohour selge of bizarre conversations Wednesday on a television talk show However he failed to keep two surrender appointments with attorney Melvin Belli who told the caller All of San Francisco wants to help you The hand is out you can feel the hands out There also was a challenge issued to the brother of San Francisco cab driver Paul Stiae The cabbie was shot to death Oct 11 and the killer mailed a piece of Stines bloodied shirt with a boastful letter to a newspaper Stines brother Joe 34 operator of a Modesto service station issued an itinerary of his daily habits and challenged Zodiac to come and get me Does Not Carry Weapons I dont carry veapons said the 165pound Army and Air Force veteran I dont feel I need any I was very close to Paul and now I want a chance at his killer Capt Martin Lee chief of inspectors for the San Francis co Police Department said the man who called the KGOTV morning talk show and identi fied himself as Sam was a person with a mental problem However polic said there was no way of telling whether or not he was the zodiac slayer who has bragged in cryptic notes of killing five persons in four separate attacks during the past 10 months I need help the caller said while viewers watched program host Jim Dunbar and Belli whose presence was requested by the man Im sickI dont want to go to the gas chamber Belli who defended Jack Ruby for the killing of presidential assassin Lee Har vey Oswald agreed to ask Dist Atty John Jay Ferdon not to press for the death penalty Ferdon said later he could make no promises or gua rantees other than a fair trial The man claiming to be Zodiac made 13 separate calls during the twohour program but police said none was long enough to be traced The weird conversations were broken off repeatedly by the caller twice with strangled cries and once with the threat Im going to kill those kids At another point he said Im having one of my headaches now Ive got to kill Ive got to kill Then he hung up Ross ReElected As President ACS Fellow New Exhibition Hall For County Fair Is Proposed Five Waived Summary For Seminar senate May Be Forced To Pass Package itroup Brands Business ax Plan Unconscionable HARRISBURG UPI Senate Republican Leader Stanley G Jstroup has termed the House passed business tax package onscionable but he concedes that the Senate may be forced to approve it or watch the services of the Commonwealth grind to a disastrous halt Stroup made his statement Wednesday after the Senate Calls It Irresponsible Ijoined the House in a three We hope and believe that veek recess for the general thinking citizens of the Corn election Before leaving the monwealth will not be hood Senate received the last com winked by this brazenly politi onents of a S424 million busi cal and hopelessly irresponsible ness tax package espoused by approach to solving our fiscal aajority House Democrats crisis he said The package is the only con Stroup said the real answer proposal that could end to the fiscal dilemma was fur prolonged fiscal stalemate ther spending cuts and a mod Slit Stroup criticized the Dem est tax program and he cratic proposals as disastrous pledged to resist the business the futures of every citizen taxes enacted by the House Pennsylvania We do not intend to assist the Democratic House in com mitting the Commonwealth to economic suicide the Republi can said0 The Senate does not intend to act hastily and most partic ularly and hopefully we will not act irresponsibly against the in terests of every citizen Stroup added However my position on this matter may not prevail The Senate of Pennsylvania may find itself in the position in the near future where it must either pass these uncon scionable business taxes or watch the services of the Com monwealth of Pennsylvania Contd on Page 10 Five waived summary cases presented during a session of Huntingdon County Court yes terday Judge R Merle Heffner presided and found two of the defendants guilty and two not guilty One case was taken under ad visement by the jurist who will hand down a decision at a later date District Attorney Newton C Taylor had listed 11 cases on the docket for the day The six cases remaining on the original list have been continued The county DA said Judge Heffner also sentenced a Franklin County young man who pleaded guilty yesterday after noon to larceny of a motor vehi cle The defendant Richard Gene Schenck 23 of 76 Hillside Drive Chambersburg admitting steal ing a 1967 Chevrolet last Sept 29 The vehicle the property of Mervin Rn Hockenberry Shade Gap RJ3 was stolen from its parking place along Route 522 in Dublin Township near Shade Gap State Trooper Leroy Brown Contd on Page 3 Strong overtures for the erection of a new modern exhibition hall at the fairgrounds were made last evening at the annual dinner meeting of the Huntingdon County Agricultural Association The new hall would be for the use of the home economics art fancy work fruits grains flow ers and vegetables departments It would replace the dilapidated dance hall now being used for that purpose Robert M Ross Huntingdon excavation contractor was elect ed president of the association for his third consecutive term when the board reorganized fol lowing the annual meeting The association sponsors the annual Huntingdon County Fair Kermit LaneyHuntingdonRD 2 was renamed first vice presi dent and David K Goodman of Mount Union was named second vice president replacing Earl E Neary Huntingdon John W McCracken of Huntingdon was named for his seventh straight year as secretary and the Penn Central National Bank was re tained as treasurer These six directors were re MARY H MURRAY Contd on Page 5 Journalism Bombing Of 0 T Student Is Viet Selected Merchant Fleet Now Ranks 6th WASHINGTON ident Nixon hands Congress today a longrange multibillion plan designed to replace the nations aging merchant marine with a fleet of fast efficient newly designed steam ships In his message Nixon is asking Congress for million to subsidize construction of 30 new merchant ships a year for the next decade Under the present program ship construc tion is down to 10 a year Tied to the Nixon program is a plea to the maritime industry to invest about billion during the next decade The American merchant fleet is now down to 963 ships placing it sixth in the world standings Contd on Page 3 Char THE WEATHER Variable cloudinessbreezy and cold with scattered snow flurries today High mid 30s to low 40s Fair and cold tonight Low in the 20s Sun ny and not as cold Friday High in the 40s Saturday partly cloudy and warmer Lasts Doubts On Havnsworth Nomination PARIS Viet nams chief peace negotiator accused the United States today of resuming the bombing of North Vietnam and extending the war to Laos Xuan Thuy made the accusa tion of new American bombing raids on North Vietnam as he entered the 39th session of the Vietnam peace talks We are also laying before the conference proof that the United States seeks not only to pursue and step up the war in Vietnam but is also extending it to Laos Thuy said The Vietnam News Agency said Wednesday in a broadcast heard in Tokyo that US fighterbombers attacked sever A summertime student intern at The Daily News has been chosen one of three college journ alism maiors to attend the state seminar of the Pennsylvania Womens Press Association at Seven Springs Somerset County this weekend October 24 and 25 Miss Mary Murray daughter of Mr and Mrs James Murray of McConnellstown has been no tified of her selection from 10 really great entries it was a hard choice to make by Miss Miriam Stephens selection com mittee chairman ofBloomsburg Holder of the Joseph F Biddle Memorial Scholarship Mary transferred this September to Pennsylvania State University where she is a junior journal Contd on Page 5 Policemens Ball Slated For Saturday A judo demonstration to be performed by a tean from Jun iata College will be a feature of the second annual Huntingdon Policemens Ball to be held Sat urday at the Elks Home in Hunt ingdon starting at pm The demonstration beginning at will be under the dir ection of Prof Robert Fisher of the Juniata faculty Both male and female students will par ticipate in the event Chief of Police Donald Wingate said The Trio will furnish music for dancing An entertaining program has been planned for the annual ball Tickets are still available at Contd on Page 10 DR T R MAINZER Huntingdon Surgeon Is Honored Dr Thomas R Mainzer of Huntingdon is now a fellow of the American College of Surgeons The coveted honor came to the 37yearold surgeon during the annual ACS convention held in San Francisco Dr Mainzer an associate sur geon at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital is associated with Dr Charles Robert Reiners in the practice of surgery He has beer practicing in Huntingdon for the past four years A diplomat of the American Board of Surgery Dr Mainzer is a son of Dr and Mrs Francis S Mainzer of Warrior Oaks Hunt ingdon R D 1 Dr Mainzer is lieutenant com Contd on Page 10 T A ACtlVC 111 Area udges Business Interests aises Question Of Ethics WASHINGTON UPI One of the most serious charges that Jean be leveled against a public official is conflict of interest Ihe collision of what is good for himself and what is best for the society he serves For a judge deliberately Isolated from the pressures of Competitive society to help feguard his freedom to act vithout fear or favor even the vhiff of conflict of interest can Peave a damaging stain And that is what the Haynsworth controversy now dividing Washington is mostly about Clement Furman Haynsworth Jr T6 presiding judge of the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals is President Nixons to fill the Supreme Court Iseat vacated by Abe Kortas Strong Senate opposition has developed against the Hayns worth nomination on grounds of alleged conflicts of interest since his appointment to the federal appeals bench in 1957 Haynsworths opponents also charge that his record shows him to be hostile to the civil rights and labor movements But the nomination seems likely to stand or fall on the specific allegations of conflict of interest and the more general charge that Hayns worth lacks the sensitivity on questions of judicial ethics needed to sit on the nations highest court Sen Birch Bayh Dlnd a member of the Senate Judicia ry Committee is the principal accuser of Haynsworth Sens Roman L Hruska RNeb and Marlow W Cook RKy also members of the Judiciary Committee are the principal defenders of the judge Here is a resume of some of Bayhs accusations of conflict of interest ami Hruskas and Cooks defense Vending Machines In 1950 while practicing private law in Greenville SC Haynsworth and a group of business associates organized a company to sell food and other products Province in the southern panhandle The bombing was halted last Nov 1 as a peace move Thuy last week proposed that the United States enter into secret direct talks with the Viet Congs provisional revolu tionary government PRG but did not bring it up today The other side has demon in the past and again Contd on Page 10 r Tr ra CWef us negotiator Henry chines They called it Lodge rejpcted VendAMatic Co j senseless Haynsworth invested in and a stfip backwards the company and got a one seventh interest He was elected to the board of directors and was named a vice president The company pros pered doing business with a w large number of textile compawood lownslllf hetS nips including the Dpering Miiiikenco Triok Treat Nights Haynsworth testified he re signed as vice president when TWO nights of trick or treat he went on the federal bench in wm be held in Wood Township 1957 He said company records in Robertsdale and Wood areas showing he held the officp On Thursday and Friday October through 1963 were in error He 30 and 31 Motorists are asked retained his seat on the board to be careful when traveling high Contd on Pige 13 ways in this area on those nights Russia Uneasy Aboul Liberators Arab Guerrilla Movement Grows LONDON UPI Moscow and Arab governments are alarmed by the rapid growth and increasing aggressiveness of the Arab guerrilla movement Neither the Kremlin nor Arab strong sometimes rulers can deny formal support antiRussian They are not for the guerrillas as a bound by any wider political liberating fighting force commitments against Israel Many Chinese Orientated Many are Chinese orientated Some have In effect been Flimflam artists made a speedy foray into the Huntingdon area today and were ratlifer well paid for their efforts Samuel Kissiel 41 assistant manager of the Skat Seivice Sta tion located along Route 22 in Henderson Township just west of Mill Creek was one of the victims He was taken for in the fast dealing State Police said that the flim flammers struck IVfehours later at an allnight service station in Mifflin County It was am today when a car carrying four men three Negroes and a white person stopped at the Skat station Kissie was the attendant The men bought worth of gasoline and paid for it with a large bill They asked for their chance in small bills After Contd on Page 3 Neither threat to looming can they ignore the their own interests In the commando trained in Communist China movements rapid expansion Guerrillas are being supplied an Us appeal to Arab youth with Chinese arms and Peking the sources said has pledged its open support for Russia is especially uneasy their antiIsraeli ventures over the guerrilla situation 1ne guerrillas also have no because of the problems it ties to armistices or United could soon pose for the INSIDE THE NEWS pose Kremlin The guerrillas are not pro Russian Essentially they are Nations agreements Moscow has no controlling hand over their actions as it Contd on Page 13 Ann Landers11 Classified 17 Comics15 Crossword17 Obituaries2 Pennsylvania Story 12 Society Club14 Sunday School Lesson 9 ;

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