Saturday, November 15, 1969

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Daily News (Newspaper) - November 15, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434010 or VOL 48 NIXF C IT NTS STK COFY THE DAILY and MOl IMON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15 1969 IMIOM 10 INO 247 stronauts Head Into Critical Moon Path ntiwar Marchers Take Over Penna Avenue 1200000 Expected In Capitol Today i For Protest March B52s Bomb Red Jungle Refuges SAIGON WASH CUPI antiwar marchers took over Pennsyl venue today determined to petition the covernment in peace an extremists flreup of violence Their leaders spoke of P assembling 200000 for todays A march They disowned the 2DOO who explode into three hours rattle with the police Friday night as radical troublemakers rent or discrediting The Movement for their own purposes o revolution Into edsry ard chilly capital city from every part of America the demonstrators came to insist upon the sveedy ard total withdrawal from Vietnam huh President Nixon says both he ana The Silent FATHER GEFGEL Mount Union Native To Head Parish Security measures unprece dented here war or Leae greeted then Ma rines were garrisoned the US Capitol their sand bags pile up in a iiower l d Heavily guarded barricades sur r ounce d the White House Kunrirg Battles Wake The situation was even more of bombed jungle refuses near the Cambodian border today where elements of a OCCmembe North Vietna mese ard Viet Cong force engaged South Vietnamese and US troops ir the heaviest lighting weeks The P2s also hit tarsrets just below the Demilitarized done DMZ and over Long Binh Province north of Saigon Cotnmuiist gunners shelled 11 aiiieu military installations ovenUht The heaviest fighting Friday was near Bu Green Seret camp 112 miles north east of Saigon near the brder UPI cor re sporderts in the area said field hospitals were filled to over flowing with South Vietnamese and American wounded ir Iridays allday fighting and reports not confirmed by US headiiuners said 93 on Page 71 Vietnamese troops were killed helicopter pilots said they flew through sheets of Communist antiaircraft fire to pick up wounded from the battlefields Bennett of Kous Contd or Pose 7 Taylor Resigns Post Of County District Attorney Newton C Taylor Esq formally resigned today as district attorney of Huntingdon County to devote his full time to tlie pri vate practice of law The resignation becomes effective Monday at the conclusion of a criminal court case in which District AttorneyTaylor is involved Taylor pointed out that the heavy workload of the office has dictated his action Judge R Merle Heffner said tvday that he would have no comment for the press until lie has seen Taylors forma letter of resignation Word of the resignation came as a surprise last evening at as a long session of Hun tingdon County Court came to a close Judge Hoffner asked the DA as to his plans for cri minal court trials next week District Attorney Taylor then announced in open court that e would resign today as district attorney effective at the close JUt ATTORNEY TAYLOR of the trial of Commonwealth vs Francis E Robinson Only one witness was heard in the Robinson trial late yesterday af ternoon before the was ex cused and ordei ed to return for the conclusion of the trial at Contd on Pace 7 i o 1 e n c e O u t d o o r Prayers For Six Area Banks Paving Out S64L349 rage t r eaee Given In Cathedral A Mount Union native the Rev Sterner J Cergel has teen iT November 21 The priest 2 son o Mrs Agres Gergri 212 West ard the Michael Gerjel f n another appointment announ ced ticiy for the Diocese of Ai J Geler pastor o St Josephs Parish Eenovo will assume the pastorate x St Marys Parish Altovra on the same date Father Celer was pastor of St Catherines Church Mount Union fied ckverlsaf for four years 195S1962 He has The truck owned by Ernest I Christmas Savings Set Another Record peace irom rang Loss In Truck Blaze A 19Cy Fore Econoliner was destroyed with a S700 loss m a fire yesterday afternoon on Route 25 Smiihfieid Township about onehalf niiie south of the Smith Another record has been chalked up in Christmas Club sav ings atsix Huntingdon area banks Using the merriest way to save 5615 persons in the area have amassed a 5641349 Yule nest egg during the past year in been pastor at Ferovo since leav ing Mount Union Father Gergei received his elementary ana high school euu cation at Mount Union Ke was graduated from St Francis Col lege in 1955 and took logical studies ai St Seminary a Loretto his treo Francis Miller of McConnellstown was being operate by David Hollings heal also of McConnellstOTvn Hollingshead was southbound a when fire started under the dash Sniiihiieldfiremenwere called at and responded quickly with their pumper and squad truck Water was used to Ke was ordained May 191962 ire jnje it the Cathedral oi the Blessed Assistant Fire Hail directed the work of the Sacrament Aitoor mert me sacra criers was con in Fase T vjlunteer fire men Conrd or Page 2 Parade Is Slated For Santa Claus Will Visit Mount Union Youngsters will be ha pry 0 learr that the long awaited visit f the jolly old nan from the North Pole to Mount Union will take place on Friday November 2S The Christmas season ir the borough f Mount Union will offl Area Senior clally open with Saxta Claus de weekly systematic savings Chicago 8 Trial In Overtime CHICAGO CCIThe defen darts in the Chicago riot conspiracy trial fretted in the courtroom nearly 30 minutes longer than usual Friday until US District Court Judge Julius J Hoffman recessed the trial for the weekend Today several of the defen dants were to participate in demonstrations at the Justice Department Building in Wash ington to protest the trial As they left the court they bolted down the hall shouting Hold that line On to Wash ington Stop the trial In testimony Triday Chicago undercover policeman Invin Bock said he made a false signed statement to defense lawyers to prevent the defense from learninghe was a police undercover agent Bock had attained important positions in Chicago and national antiwar groups and had tgstmpd eZTUer at the defendants John Froines and Lee Weiner had discussed plans to bomb the Grant Park underground garage during the 1568 Democratic National Con High School Band under the direction of Marshall but Ir a holiday parade scheduled Spad and the Mount Union Area for pm Santa will make Junior High Band supervised by As the tria neared the end of its normal day Friday defense Scouts Girl Scouts and all attorney William Kunstler told other groups are invited to parHoffman he planned to cross ticipate in the parade Most of the stores have donned holiday garb and shelves are well stocked with gift ideas for all the special people onyourChrlst mas list Stores will be open his second appeararee in the bo William Prints rough at pm for the kiddies who cannot greet him in the afternoon Arrangements for this holiday affair have been made by the Mount Union Retailers Santa win distribute treats to all the children after the color This years total is an all time record S349D5 greater than last years figure The num ber of depositors is also a new high 143 ahead of the 1963 total The six area banks are now sending out the Santa checks with the final payoff being sched uled for Wednesday Nov 19 The Christmas Club checks usually come as the tipoff for the start of the Yuletinie gift buying season With a record amount to sppnd this should be the year for a shoppers bonanza It is also good news for area merchants who see the Santa checks as a good indicator of the strength of the forthcoming gift buying spree A record no less Since many area residents favor a preThanksgiving start for Yule shopping the Christ mas Club nest egg is arriving at the best possible time All Huntingdon area banks are nowaccepting deposits for next years Christmas Club In all cases this year the bank totals in receipts and Christmas Club members showed an in crease over 1968 a Dally News survey indicated These record highs once again demonstrate that thrifty Santas prepare in advance for the years biggest holiday Christmas Club savings topped the S2 billion figure again this year A total of 16015000 mem bers in the countrys largest club saved 52218672000 for a better Yuletime for their fami lies and loved ones Contd on Page 7 WASHINGTON UPI have healed the of my people lightly peace peace when there is no The ministers words the prophet Jeremiah through the vaulted souring Washington Cathedral A few blocks away at DuPont Circle a crowd of about 2000 persons gathered Police tensed About 5000 persons mostly young mostly white went to the cathedral fcr a liturgy for peare sponsored by the Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam as part of the weekends antiwar demonstra tions Another 5000 persons stood outside in whipping cold winds Cathedra And Street At DuPont Circle the crowd started to run up Massa chusetts Avenue in the direction of the South Vietnam Embassy They were led by militant factions of the Students for a Democratic Society along with others characteriz ing themselves as Crazies Mad Dogs and Weather men Make yourself at home lift your hearts and offer your prayers tonisht the Very Rev Contd on Page 2 Mistrial Declared By Jurist Judge K Merle Heffner de clared a mistrial in a tips driving ease in Huntingdon Cnun ty Criminal Court last night alter a hopelessly deadlocked jury had deliberated move than three hours on a verdict The hung jury was for Ko bert G Culslwlt Three Springs KD vho was arrested for driv ing while under tlie influence fol lowing a traffic accident last Feb 10 in Mount Union Sgt Lawrence Knable Jr of the Mount Inlon Police Department was the prosecutor District Attorney NVwton C Wealth while Attorney William J Myers was legal counsel for the defendant Mrs Irances Shields of Huntingdon was the foreman of the jury It was reported that 10 ballots were taken First the vote was 111 but that count chan ged at various times until it stoppi ul stayed at titi The jurv reported in a note to the judge that it was far from agreement A pull ordered by the jurist confirmed the fact that flu array was hopelessly d locked Judge Heffner ordered the jury discharged at pm hist night and he directed that the de fendants bail be continued The case will be called for trial later by the disrlct attorney Fridays session of court ad journed at pm FIRST WITNESS Dr Thomas R Mainzer Huntingdon physician surgeon was the first witness for the Comimnwealth He told of ex amining the defendant at the Hun tingdon police station at pm Feb 10 The witness said Cutshall was cooperative but suspicious his coordination wis fair he staggered and turned only with difficulty and his ideation was poor The physi cian testified that in his opinion Cutshali was definitely under Contd on Page 101 Course Change Is Planned Mission Going Perfectly STACK CINTIK Houston UPI Certain their ship is ready to lord on she moon Apollo 12s spacisailors put some well earned vst ImLiy Utore steering onto a course tluit will scotch their 1 iiee pivitational ride back to earth Tlie critical course change veiling means Charles League To Sponsor Tour Of Raystown this Pete Conrad Richard F Cordon and Alan 1 Heun will mueh earlier than tlie pilots of previous moon flights run the risk of being strandid in space Previous moon paths were aligned so tlie astronauts would whip safely around the moon into earths gravity and back home without havingto fire an engine One of Apollo 12s two biu engines must work or the crew cannot return Hopefully No Houiih Spots But everything pointed tow ard success on mans first truly scientific expedition to another Tlie command ship Yankee Clipper was working perfectly and a check of the lunar lander Intrepid showed it too escaped damage from tlie harrowing launch into a cloud blanket over Cape Kennedy Friday j The astronauts planned a 35 minute color television show at pjiij today At tlie end of their first day in space the imperturbable astronauts finally found time to relax They even listened to Contd on Page 2 WEATHER Mostly cloudy windy and cold with occasional snow flurries today upper 20s to lower 30s Variable cloudiness and cold with scat tered snow flurries tonight Low upper teens to low 20s Partly cloudy and not as cold Sunday High low to mid 30s Monday cloudy and not as cold The Huntingdon League of Women Voters is sponsoring a threehour bus tour of lie site of the new Raystown Dam on Thursday November 20 The tour which will last from 1100 am until pm will be con ducted by the U s Corps of Engineers Any man or woman who Is In terested in seeing the progress that has been made and In hear ing about the extent of future plans Is welcome to join the tour All who wish to make the trip should meet in front of the Hol iday Inn Jr on Route 22 near South Fourth Street at am on Thursday according to Mrs Ronald Cherry and Mrs James Hunt members of the LWV ar ranging for the event The League suggests that each person bring with him a sack lunch and that each participant make a donation of fifty cents toward the expenses of the tour Those intending to make the tour are asked to make reser vations by calling Mrs Hunt 6431013 on or belore Tuesday November 18 Places will be given on a first come first served basis All residents of the area are welcome ful parade at pm and also Friday November 2S and Satur day November 29 until 9 pm at pm at his platform located in front of the First United Starting Friday December 3 Washington examine the prosecution wit ness on the stand for several more hours and suggested the court be recessed The judge told the lawyer to go on with his questioning Kunstlfr replied that the group had to catch a plane to I SIDE THE NEWS v t aoiii Methodist Church ShirleyStreet stores will remain open until 9 Youll finish when I tell vou Providing seasonal music for pm every evening with closing you Hoffman said Santa s appearances to the com time set for 6 pm on Christ Kunstler launched into a munity will be the Mount Union Contd on Page T Contd on Page 2 Along The Juniata 12 Ann Landers5 Church Page3 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics9 Crosswordn Rung Column6 Society i Clubg Sports4 Yule Success Fit Label For Annual Event Holiday success This label is a fitting one for the annual bazaar held at the Elks Home in Huntingdon yesterday The affair was a project of the Womens Auxiliary to the J C Blair Memorial Hospi tal And the bazaar has become a tradition in the area one which officially opens the yule tide holiday shopping season Buffet style meals were ser ved at noon and again in the evening amid a Christmas at mosphere The family event was an enjoyable one for adults and children alike The bazaar provided an oppor tunity for one to browse and to buy There were gift items galore including a handsome ar ray of costume jewelry and no tions an abundance of Christ mas decorations toys and puz zles for the youngsters gay and colorful scarves wallets etc Who made this possible The Contd on Page 7 Organize Successful Christmas Bazaar