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   Daily News (Newspaper) - November 5, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5421611 VOL 48 NKF CTNTS PFK COPY THE DAILY NEWS Ht VriNGDON and MOl NT tMON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 5 PHONE 6431010 Terrizzi Stuns County GOP With Smashing Upset Victory In Balloting On Tuesday Contests Help Brintr Out Heavv ote Democrat 3 Republicans Win Magisterial Posts Lindsay Is Reelected NY or Three Republicans and one Democrat were elected yester day as justices of the peace in the four new magisterial districts to be set up in Huntingdon Coun ty Second only to the judgeshlp race in interest in Tuesdays General Election the four con tests helped bring out a heavy vote in all sections of the coun ty G ret chen A Krouse of Mount Union a veteran justice of the peace was electee in District 3 A Democrat she polled 1375 votes while her Republican op ponent Charles L G MeClair received 104 votes District 3 includes Braci Union andShirleyTownships Mill Creek Mapleton Shirleysburg and Mount Union boroughs James H Kyper of Huntingdon R D 2 a Republican was select ed as the justice of the peace for District 2 He beat out Frank M Davis of Smithfield Township a Democrat by the count of 3372 to LPT2 District 2 includes Huntingcor Contd on Page 6 GKETCKEN KKOUSE JAMES KYPER Temperature Plunges In Florida Tallahassee was 10 legrees colder than Miaot this morning Minot had a iodegree reading Tallahassee ogged 35 Gentle rains peppered the Sortheast portions of the Atlantic Seaboard and Southern Heavy precipitation and nign winds blasted the Northwest North Bend Ore had more three inches of rain in IS from an intense storm iver the area Cape Blanco rookings and Astoria Ore all reported more than two inches The storm extended from Washington and Northern Cal fornia to Northestera Montana and dumped snow on higher elevations Gale warnings were posted on the Washington and Oregon coasts but later were down graded to small craft warnings as winds abated slightly Skies were clear from the northern regions of Florida across the nation to the interior of Southern California and northward into the Northern Great Plains But the polar high which kept Contd on Page 51 PEESHIXG HORiON In Huntiiiiiilon Co 7earlv c N eitch ins As Huntingdon Tax Collector Republican Paul Veitch proved to be an easy winner in the race for Huntingdon Borough tax col lector in balloting Tuesday as he oitdstaneed his Democratic cppjiitTt HuncJ L Baker by a margin of 1735 to 10S The winner captured a margin in all five wards in the borough to gain the position being vacated by E Clair Kenyon who was not a candidate for reelection In another race in Huntingdon Borough veteran school board director Richard Endres easily withstood a writein campaign by Lawrence Mundis to retain his seat on the board In the bo rough Endres tallied 1547 to 675 for Mundis NEW YORK a IMMayor John V Lindsay capitalizing on the disarray in the Democratic camp won reelection Tuesday derisively defeating the candi dates of the twj major parties Lindsay victory coming only five nrmths after his political fortunes sank to their lowest ebb with a loss in the Republican primary catapulted him once ssnin Into national prominence as a GOP leader and a hero of the nations liberals In ltfS Lindsay was consi dered a dark horse for the presidential nomination His mayoral victory will trive him a powerful voice in the selection of eovernor and senator in New York in 1970 and in the formation of presidential slate in 1P72 With all the citys election districts reporting Lindsay had PS1POO votes as an independent nd Liberal party candidate Penvicrat Marie A Procaccino UIP second Kith 521924 and Republicanconservative John J Marchi trailed with 545038 An earl breakdown of the voting pattern indicated Lind say swept Negro and Puerto Rican districts while splitting ti Jewish vote almost with Procaccini Marchi with little over 20 rr cent of the total uie was vvii out of the race winning only in his home borough of Staten Island Abraham D Beanie the Democrat defeated by Lindsay in the IJ65 mayoral election won back his old job of controller Sanford D Garelik a registered Democrat who ran with Lindsay was elected president of the City Council JUDGEELECT MORRIS M TERRIZZI To Ten Mills Of Voters Go To Polls Nearlv SO per cent of the el igible voters in Huntingdon Coun ty cast ballots in Tuesdays Gen eral Election AT unofficial tabulation made by The Daily News shows that 13033 persons vent to the 57 polling places in the county and exercised their right of fran chise Thats 796 per cent of the 16363 persons in tte county who are registered to vote Prior to the offyear election it had been predicted that the voter iaraoxii would be 70 per cen or better on Page S To Blair Hospital Take Over Border Fiiihtiiiii South Viet Units Assume New Role SAIGON Un The South Vietnamese army has taker over the fight against the 7000mar CorrurUi threat alorg the Carrtodiar border ir one of the s if lest tests rf its coirto ability Military sources said today 2500 covernrrent troops battled tion program part of the North Vietnamese The fighting Tjesda erupted buildup ail day Tuesday kiliinc eight south o ji 8C rJerriHas while Lap a US Green rVrvt dead and 3S wounded selves License For New Service Is Granted J C Blair Memorial Hospital Huntingdon has been licensed by the state to provide inpatient emergency psychiatric services it was announced today by hos pital administrator Richard E Cummings The hospital has applied for and received licensure for the psy chiatric service located within the J C Blair Hospital facili ties on Warm Springs Avenue and Bryan Street Notification of the approval for permanent license was given by Joseph Aalestein MD deputy secretary for mental health men tal retardation of the Depart ment of Public Welfare Harris burg Under the duly authorized pro cedure J C Blair Hospital can now accept persons needing em ergency psychiatric senices ad mit them to the hospital for treatment and then discharge them as it does patients requi ring medical diagnostic or sur gical services The new function is a part of an ongoing plan to upgrade the Huntingdon institutions fac ilities to provide the care and treatment needed to serve ade quatelv the residents of this area Saxtoii To Cut Back Tax Rate New Mideast Peace Offer Is Reported The semiofficial Cairo newspaper Al Ahram said today the United States has offered Egypt a new peace plan for the Middle East The report coincided with a new Israeli warning to one of its Arab neighbors Israel told Lebanon it re served the right to attack in retaliation for guerrilla raids staged from Lebanese territory The warning was made in a televised statement Tuesday by Foreign Minister Abba Eban Mount L nion Votes No On Pool Issue Gains Judgeship With 1244 Margin In Heavy Voting Morris M Terrlrzl Esq a practicing attorney in Huntingdon County for more than 2S years scored one of the countys biggest political upsets yesterday by rolling to an easy victory in a bitterly contested race for Judge o f the Court of Common Pleas In the process of scoring a 1244 vote win over Judge R Merle Heffner yesterday Attorney Terrizzi stunned the dominant Repub lican Party in the county Without endorsement of either major political party the winner a political newcomer this year brought together workers from the Republican and Democratic Parties along with independents in forging his victory The Judgeship fight and the four contests for Justice of the Peace brought out an unusually heavy offyear vote in the county All 37 precincts reported an excellent turnout of voters In the race for Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania the county followed the Republican route to give a victory to Judge Thomas Pomeroy Jr over Louis L Manderlno a Democrat by a whopping vote o f S03G to 3908 In the only other statewide contest the countians voted 4032 yes and 2471 no on the question of retaining Harry M Mont gomery as a judge of the Superior Court of the Commonwealth The new judge of Huntingdon County will take the oath of office for the ten year term in January of 1970 Yesterdays balloting brought to a close nearly a year of polit ical infighting and campaigning in connection with the countv Judgeship Following the resignation of Judge Swirles L Himes in late 196S the vacancy was filled by action of Governor Raymond P Shafer with the appointment of Attorney Heffner to the judicial post In the spring primary in May Attorney Terrizzi challenged the new judge and lost the Republican nomination but managed to carry the Democratic Party nomination and the overall majority vote The heat generated by the primary campaign waned during the summer months but was rekindled as the fall campaign got under way with Judge Heffner receiving the full backing of the Hunting don County Republican Committee and the endorsement of the GOP State Senator and Congressman from this district Meanwhile the Huntingdon County Democratic Committee did not endorse its nominee As returns started to trickle into election return headquarters late last night Attorney Terrizzi started to build a steady lead in the smaller districts which were first to report Once the trend was established the victors margin continued to grow during the early morning hours until returns from Mount Union and Huntingdon completely sealed the verdict Saxton Borough residents will It was Israels first official reaction to Lebanons corn In a public opinion poll conpromise with guerrillas on its be receiving a special bonus for ducted Tuesday in connection with soil an agreement ending two Christmas and the new year from the GeneralElectiori Mount Union veeks of fighting between the New Leadership Campaign the governing officials of the communitv a cutback in the property vear tax rate for the new residents balked at the idea of guerrillas and Lebanese troops building a community swimming Al Ahram often an official pool outlet for the Egyptian govern The unofficial vote on the matment said details of the US ihe new buoget is being drawn ter was glo no ud 2g peace plan haye Qutltaed on a propeny tax of 10 mills u nQted hat he result to its arabassador to washing Ashraf Ghorbal by Assi stant Secretary of State Joseph It vas noted hat he resuit to n our mills less than this years thfi u not bin onthet 14mill tax 4 budget SUTDIUS borough it is merely an expresstanl is making the reduction possible Borough Council meeting Mon Contd on Page 2 sion of voter interest subject Contd on Page 5 on the Sisco The Karycki Is Elected Mayor In Mount Union Balloting Democrat Is Mavor Of Harrisburg HARRISBURG UPI A Democrat finally made it to the mayors seat in Pennsylvanias capital city on the basis of un official returns from Tuesdays municipal elections Harold A Swenson 43 a Victory J Karycki an insur ance claims adiuster was elected mayor of Mount Union at Tues days municipal balloting He will succeed CharlesEKlingler Karycki a Democrat defeated F DeKalb Par sons a Republican by a vote of 652 to 499 Parsons had formerly served as Mount Unions mayor The mayoralty race was a highlight of the offyear balloting in the borough on Tuesday Two paper did not disclose contents of the proposal saying it will be submitted for discussion when the Big Four powers resume their talks on the Middle East later this month in New York The United States submitted two earlier plans for achieving peace between Israel and the Contd on Page 8 Flaherty Wins In Pittsburgh Race PITTSBURGH UPI Peter F Flaherty who shrugged off the mantle of the citys powerful Democratic organization to run in dependently of his party was elected mayor Tuesday in a landslide victory over Republican John K Tabor allev Point KetUlllS North Vietnamese b u i i d t v The Salmon two drove A ns and three infantry battalions a rancer V artilery basrs Punas battalion and an armored Military sources said the cavalry were rushed North Vietnam se thra in into the border highlands 120 eluded Hanoi CSti and Gttt miles northeast of Saieor ir the infantr tlc outfits past three days that bosivcod th Hen Het US warplares and artillery Sijtciai Vorces fir supported the South Vietnamese days last s rinc but no large American units ThtNorth were involved in the thr established a forwl formula President is rct airrinc for Ir his vContd on Pipe WEATHER Cloudy and cool with scat tered light showers mixed at t im es with snow flurries today High in the 40s Mostly cloudy and cool tonight upper 20s to mid 30s Mostly sun ny and a little warmer Thurs day High mid 40s to low Friday sunny and mild Valley Point District in Shirley Township beat out 56 other pre were elected cincts in Huntingdon County last each ward forfouryearterms evening to win the fall Election In Mount Unions First Ward Returns Derby Adam Mitchell a Republican and u was Pm wnen Moody former state official making his Bumba s Mei0ni a Democrat Greenland Orbisonia RD first try for elective office tinwon borough council seat It Valley Point judge of election seated Republican incumbent was a fourway race with these reported to the courthouse with Mayor Albert H Straub 64 resuits Mitchell 151 Melon the first returns from yester who had served only two years 156 Michael Melnyk Democrat days municipal election He 137 and Dominic Saia GOP 128 was accompanied by Catherine In the SecondWard the winners Kru5n minority inspector in the council contest were Greenland noted that 28 of the Charles J Crouse Jr Demo20 persons eligible to vote In crat with 173 votes and Jerry llis district cast ballots One The maverick city council man who won the Democratic nomination in a primary upset last May swept the city by al most a 2tol margin over Ta bor an alumni of two state Re publican administrations Flaherty aided by a 3tol Democratic registration led 118666 to 62541 in complete un official returns The margin of victory for the 45yearold attorney was greater than that rolled up in 1965 by his onetime political sponsor outgoing Democratic Mayor Jo seph M Barr Barr Won By 44000 Barr a Democratic national committeeman who did not seek reelection as mayor be cause of his health defeated Re publican Vincent Rovito in 1965 by 109799 to 65944 Tabor 48 who ran an expen Contd on Page 5 in office as mayor of the tradi tional GOP stronghold Harrisburg has not had a Democratic iyor since 1910 There was some confusion for INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata15 a time on the outcome Fifty L Shapiro a Republican with absentee ballot was included in nine of the citys 60 precincts the total were tabulated and reported 139 votes The third candidate Lincoln Township was the rim but the last one was missing Julia Yocum a Democrat got nerup in the derby crossing the from the posting However 97 votes finish line at the commissioners Contd on Page 2 Contd on Page 5 Contd on Page a Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics Crossword 18 21 19 23 19 Society Club16 Sports4 Virginia Has GOP Governor RICHMOND Va Linwood Holton a mountain lawyer and friend of President Nixon is the first Republcan to win the governorship of Virgfe nia in 100 years Holtons victory Tuesday over Democrat William C Battle was the apparent death blow to the famous Byrd organiza tion control of Virginia poli tics Holton 46 even took the city of Winchester hometown of the late US Sen Harry F Byrd Sr who had welded diverse factions into one of the Souths most durable political organizations With almost 90 per cent of the vote counted Holton had 440792 votes to3754l3votesfor Battle Three other candidates in the race were not major contenders Both Holton and Battle are considered mode rates in their parties Democrat state Sen J Sargeant Reynolds was elected lieutenant governor over Contd on Page 8   

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