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Daily News (Newspaper) - October 31, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library Education Builds DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS Pa 1712o VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COW HI NTINGDON and MOIM IMON FRIDAY OCTOBER 31 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 234 Large Crowd Sees Huntingdons Gala Halloween Parade Huntingdons annual Halloween parade brought out a large crowd last evening to watch the frolicking mummers colortul floats and to listen to the music of seven bands The XI Beta Xi Sorority presented the prize winning float wfth the Hansel and Gretel storybook tale capturing first prize The second prize went to the Gamma Pfi Sorority for its Flint stone float The third prize was Ma IMC won by the Great Pumpkin float of the Future Business Leaders of American and the schoolroom Still presented by the Huntingdon Area A k7llll Educators Association placed foum Not IVfnvino west Branch High Schools band captured the first annual march ing trophy presented by the Hunt ingdon Area Jaycees who onre again staged the parade with the sponsorship of the PARE Pres ident Lyndon B Johnson went on television a year ago today to announce he was halting the Huntingdon bomblng of North Vietnam because the Paris talks have entered a new and very much more hopeful phase The United States can now expect prompt productive serious and Intensive negotla in an atmosphere condu Retail Merchants Committee of Huntingdon Business and In dustry Donald Everhart Mrs Richard Coffman and Mrs Robert Stewart served as the judges for the pa rade The general chairman for the Jaycees was Charles Grove clve to Johnson told The winning mummers were tne nation First number 1S1 second Doug After 40 Sessi0ns of the full SBayd third number 33 fourth scale talks 10 m Americans Lynn Kimmey fifth Jessie Parks sixth Jimmie White seventh number 145 and eighth Mary Kay Miller In the pairs competition the winners were Mr and Mrs David 13 Coastal Patrol Boats Given Saigon More GIs Leaving Hows That Great Pumpkin Hijacked Airliner Heads East DENVER gunman waving an Ml carbine and packing 250 rounds of ammuni tion hijacked a Trans World Airways jetliner over California early today and ordered it to fly to New York He allowed the plane to stop here long enough to refuel and release 39 passengers FBI agents threw up a cordon around the Boeing 707 jet after it touched down at Stapleton International Airport but made for patrolling the coast Hes found one he wants and its nice and round and just big enough for a fouryearold to get his arms around For Travis Stallman son of Mrs Darlene StaUman of 1503 Washing ton Street Huntingdon Halloween is the season of pumpkins This one was found at Feagleys Produce Markets pumpkin patch in Smithtield and Travis rises out of it Hows that Great Pumpkin killed and 67171 wounded in Vietnam the main topic at the former Hotel Majestic is still how the talks should be Other Kennedy Request Refused i than how to Logue Edwinna and Alice Crown Contd on Page 14 15Day Strike At WABCO End Oil Thursday PITTSBURGH UP I A 15 Wes conducted rather end the fighting Johnson halted the bombard ment of North Vietnam as of 8 am EST Nov 1 on the condition North Vietnam agree to let the Saigon government sit at the talks The United States in turn agreed to allowthe Viet Cong to complete the four carty structure Other conditions were that the Demilitarized Zone separat ing the two Vietnams should Court Bars Press Public From Kopechne Inquest BOSTON TPI Massachusetts Supreme Court has grant ed a request the public and press be barred from an inquest into day strike against the Wes the death of Mary Jo Kopechne The court refused to grant other tlnghouse Air Brake Co not attacked or used ror of M Kennedv concerning ground rules for the WABCO ended Thursdav when troop staging and members of Local 610 of the Vietnamese United Electrical Workers union bombarded that South cities would not be Both conditions voted to accept a contract offer besn violated hundreds of from the company The offer included 4 inquiry cents an hour in wage increases and a S7 million refund In pension con tributions Union negotiators had said the economic issues were secondary to a demand by the company that a rightto strike clause be withdrawn from the contract Union leaders said the strike clause was needed because with out it the economic promises made by the company cannot be enforced7 Of ater Lines times Johnson did not give the impression the delegates would come to anv quick agreement f i i i to end the war Theres going to be some Huntingdon Borough Super very hard negotiating because intendenf of Sewer and Water many difficult and critically Bernard Smith announced today important issues are still facing that weather permitting the fall trial the negotiators Johnson said nushing of the water lines With goodwill we can solve Huntingdon Borough and Smith them field will be done early on No American delegates have notvember4 yet done so and they make no All lines in the system will fCentd on Page 2 Contd on Psse 71 The full bench of the court Thursday broke a legal tradi tion dating to the 19th century in ruling that all future inquests Ppt in Massachusetts be closed to Broad Outline For Billion Slah Set 70 Million Americans To Share In Largest Tax Cut Two Trucks In Collision Damage totaled in a headon collision Thursday morn ing in Warriors Mark Township miles east of warriors Mark Two trucktrailer rigs were involved in the accident which occurred at arn William B Jones 46 of Port Matilda was traveling vest on Route 55 operating a 1967 Inter national milk tanker owned by William J Ingram RD 2 How ard operator of Dairymens Lea gue Sylvester J Diehi 34 RD 2 Duncansvilie was traveling east operating a 1968 Fordtruck hauling a 1967 Trailco flatbed containing lumber he was hauling for the state The Diehl rig is owned by B E Sell Box 413 Duncansviile As the two rigs approached Jones reportedly crossed into the eastbound lane causing the collision The Jones rrilk tanker was damaged approximately the front end being demolished State Police estimated damage to the Dieh rig atSlOOCC There were no Injuries State Police at Huntingdon also reported a onevehicle rrlshap vContd on Page 2C WASHINGTON UP Senaterinaree Committee has agreed to give all 70 million American taxpayers a share in an SS9 billion tax cut one of the largest in history Today it was deciding how to tax cut slice the Die Rain And Snow Continues In 23 States By United Press International Rain and snow in some areas continued over 23 states today poor people from the tax rolls By an 110 vote Thursday the committee agreed on the broad outlines of the tax rut Rate reductions which will bring everybodys taxes down by at least 5 per cent probably starting in 1971 with some cuts in the high brackets reaching up to 14 per cent A low income allowance which will remove 5 million thipublic and all news media But the court denied KenneNearly 200 costumed young dys contention inquests are mummers participated in Mount accusatory in nature requirUnions gala Pet Parade on ing that witnesses be given all Thursday afternoon at 4 pm the safeguards of a criminal This event eagerly anticipated The court described by youngsters in the Mount Union inquests as investigatory area was one of the nicest pet In its wideranging 17page parades staged In the borough ruling the court said inquest Ghosts goblins witches pretty witnesses may be accompaqueens and many other masquer nied and advised by counsel aders made a colorful parade while in attendance or testifyDogs seemed to be the pre ing at an inquest The court dominant pet of the children left to the discretion of the although there were a large num presiding judge whether lawber of cats one rabbit and two yers would be allowed to crosshorses examine witnesses and present Providing the marching music evidence as Kennedys attorwas the Seventh Grade Band of the CContd on Page 2 Mount Union Area Junior High School under the direction of William Printz John Miller elementary super visor served as the chairman of the Chief of Police Berlin WhitselandSgt Lawrence Knable Jr assisted with the flow of traffic A large crowd of parents and friends lined Market Street and Shirley Street to witness the happy youngsters with their pets This affair was organized by the Mount Union Area Jaycees and sponsored by Mount Union firms organizations and mer chants Mount Unions annual Hal loween Parade will be staged on Saturday evening November 1 at 8 pm INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers5 Building Pare12 Classified Ads IS 19 Comics1 courthouse Roundup Crossword Farm Page Obituaries On Stage Live School Page Societv i Club 12 19 11 2 9 13 15 Sports4 Television Programs lOi 11 Chilly temperatures under fair skies dominated in the West and Northeast Heavy rain persisted over southern Florida with som area1 buffeted bv strong winds w ho Homestead had more than an inch of rain and Fort Lauder dale reoorted wind gusts up to and sharply cut taxes for 7 million more who live just above the povertv level Recommends 12 Per Cent An increase in the standard deduction used by taxpayers do not itemize their expenses in filling out their tax w 10 per cent to a of SI000 the COT Chili Cooking Champion Will Be Named Saturday Special Event SAIGON XJPI US Military Command gave South Viet nam 13 oceangoing patrol boats today and said 300 American para troopers would leave for home Saturday as part of the Vietnam Ization of the war Both developments came on the first anniversary of former President Lyndon B Johnsons announcement he was stopping the bombing of North Vietnam so fullscale peace talks could start in Paris Since that day with no apparent progress in the negotiations military spokes men have reported 10111 Americans killed and 67171 wounded in Vietnam battle In the Vietnamlaation pro gram to turn over more of the wars responsibilities to the Saigon government the US Navy this morning relinquished 13 swift boats 50footvessels Worth a total of million they brought to 242 the number of Navy ships and boats given the Saigon government in no attempt to capture the unidentified man The jet with four crew members and the hijacker aboard left the airport one freeing American servicemen hour and three minutes to be pulled out of the war at am EST TWA The command said 300 men said it would take from three to from the 82nd Airborne Division four hours for the plane to would head home to Ft Bragg reach New York NC Saturday as part of Among the passengers was President Nixons second phase the Harpers Bazaar a well withdrawal of 35000 Americans known singing group by Dec 15 With the pullout of One of the passengers said the the entire 82nd to be completed hijacker boarded the plane in December the defense of TWAs flight 85 which left Saigon will be turned over to Baltimore Md Thursday the South Vietnamese night at Los Angeles next to last stop on its projected flight 1 Mount Union Stages Fine ally light combat across the to San Francisco war zone from Thursday the When the plane landed in heaviest coming in the Central Denver FBI agents headed by Highlands where a US unit special Warner DR S K STEVENS Historian To Lecture At Juniata Dr SylvesterKSteveasexe Headquarters reported genercutlve ydirector of th Museum a agent in charge Scott attempted to talk the unidentified hijacker into sur rendering TWA agents refueled the Contd on Pag 2 lost four wounded in eight killed and battle with North lege Wednesday November 5 at Vietnamese troops who escaped apparently unscathed It was the second successive Contd on Page 20 Supplies Ready For Nov 4 Election Board Salaries Upped Jointly sponsored by the HUH tiagdoi County Historical Society aad Juniata the talk will deal with the cur rest exhibition of his torical paintings ia the Galleries The 20 works of art are from the William Penn Memorial Museum ia Harrisburg aid were part of the special events arranged for the dedication of Ellis Hall in honor of President Emeritus CalvertN Ellis and his father the late President Charles C Ellis Dr Steveis author of numer ous books OB Pennsylvania Huntingdon County Commissioners acted yesterday to set higher history will discuss life along salaries for election board members for the new term beginning the Susquehanaa and Juniata January 1 1970 The minimum a day was upped to a 816 per Rivers during the first halfofthe day minimum I9th Century Featured in the In addition election board collection of paintings are works members will continue to be paid by Lloyd Mifflin and George another S2 for each 50 votes or Storm both of whom illustrate portion of 50 votes over and above canal boats railroads and Cones the first 100 The maximum pay toga wagons as well as at in line with the increase on tractive views of the river val the minimum has been raised leys from the present to S39 Dr Steveis recently published exclusive of mileage and trip a three volume work entitled costs Peaasyvania Heritage of a Attending the session of the Commonwealth but he received commissioners yesterday were the National Award of Merit from American Association of Nasser Is Seeking To End Crisis President Gamal Abdel Nas ser of Egypt today personally Gordon W Haver stock chair man j the led efforts to end the 13day Henry C McCamant James State and Local History for his Lebanese crisis that has turned DiCosimo County Solicitor A Pennsylvania Birthplace of a Arab against Arab The Cairo newspaper Al Ahram warned that the con flict which so far is a sad tragedy could turn into a horrible disaster if a settle Lynn Corcelius and Clerk Lewis Nation Greene A graduate of Harrison Valley The supplies for balloting at High School In Potter County Dr the upcoming November 4General Stevens received his B A and Election are ready to be dlsMA from The Pennsylvania tributed on Saturday They can State University and his Ph D ment were not reached at once be picked up at the Huntingdon from Columbia University He Nasser summoned Lebanons County Courthouse by judges of has an honorary LHD from Sus army chief Maj Gen Emile election or their representatives quehanna University and LL D Bustani to discuss this morning from 9 am till 4pm Saturday from Moravian College as well on Page 20 10 miles an hour Warm tpmperatures added uncorror Ta 20 alon with the tablv hleh humiditv Housepassed tax reform bill and boost the deduction to 13 Rain continued from the per cent to a maximum of South Atlantic and Gulf coasts 52000 Tht Nixon administra northward throueh the Missistion rccorr T nded 12 per cent sippi Valley to the Midwest to a 51400 maximum Some snowall persisted along Unable to agree on the the northwestern edce of the details the rommittof left for rair belt and in parts of today the task of decidine Nebraska and Minnesota A which taxpayers get how much drizzling rail dairvened parts relief Under the rattreductions voted by th House a married couple with two dependents and of the North Pacific Coast uthin the Continental United States Thursday ranged froir 10 decrees at ivwmin Mont to 88 dcres at Thermal Calif a taxable income of J10000 would pa in taxes b 1072 TERLINGUA Tex fPI Wino Woody the champ of Cucamonga and the Tarahu mara Indian Chief will try to dethrone Wick Fowler Saturday as the champion of or chilli depending on whether youre from Illinois or one of the other 49 states Terlingua is a ghost of a mining tovn whereevery year about this time selfproclaimed chili experts from all over the country gather to see who can brew the best pot of the stew Fowler of Austin Tex and of the Chili Appreciation Society International CASI of Dallas calls himself the two tiivtdefending champ This will the third Humorist H Allen Smith tried to defeat Fowler in 1957 and although he said he would attend Saturdays world series of chili he made no mention of entering He said he wanted to prevent the burning of 3300 copies of his book That CASI Bunch from Dallas1 The lineup facing Fowler this year appears to include Woodruff Wino Woody De Sllva of Los Angeles who claims he recently won the title of king of the West Coast chili cookers in a cookoff at Cucamonga Calif Joe De Prates of Springfield 111 the owner of several chili parlos who insists the word should be spelled chilli CContd on Page 2 the Beirut governments plan for a compromise settlement The meeting originally sche duled for Thursday night took on added urgency with Thurs days heavy fighting between Palestinian guerrillas and Leba nese army forces the worst so far Most of Thursdays lighting centered around the southern QUI NHON Vietnam UPI fortress town of Rachaya UPI The women stared in silence at correspondent Raymond Wllklnthe visitors walking through the son said army defenders late In rows of double bunk beds In the day repelled the second their South Vietnamese prison commando attack in less than camp Contd on Page 2 In S Camp WeilFed Healthy Contd on Page 2 THE WEATHER Increasing cloudiness and warm today High 55 to 65 Cloudy and warm tonight with showers developing Lows upper 30s to low 40s Cloudy and mild Saturday wtth rain showers High 50 to 60 Outlook for Sunday cloudy and cooler with showers Their eyes showed fear hostility apprehenslveness and Just plain curiosity A few of the ones tried to muffle girlish giggles These were former workers for the Viet Cong895 of them and the Saigon government was showing off their prison camp to counter Communist accusations that women priso ners were being mistreated Although newsmen making the twohour tour Thursday of the camp 250 miles northeast of Saigon were not allowed to talk to the Inmates they appeared wellfed and healthy Live In Barracks The prisoners ranging in age from 13 to 55 live in clean wooden barracks with dirt floors and aluminum sheet roofing and walls There are two rows of double bunk beds in each barrack accommodat ing 60 persons We agree with the Geneva Convention said the camp commander MaJ Phan Huu Hau referring to the Interna tlonal agreement covering treatment of war prisoners We never treat the POWs brutally For many the food and lodging are probably as good If Contd on Page 2