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   Daily News (Newspaper) - November 22, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS L 48 XSTE CEXTS PEK COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY NOVEMBER 22 196Q PHONE 6434040 NO 253 aw Officers Push Search or 3 Dangerous Fugitives Hostages Released lOne Shot 9 bridge UALVtSTON Tex Three extremely dangerous fugitives all of them convicted accused murderers killed a jrouth who made a jail break with them and shot and left for dead a deputy sheriff they holding hostage early today The deputy sheriff Bob Williamson walked two miles to a telephone despite bullet wounds in the head and the chest to help tighten the search for the escaped prisoners Williamson and Joseph Wil liam McMahon IS who wjs charted wth burglary were shot and left in a ditch McMahon killed and Williamson was left for dead The deputy sheriff told officers who took him to a hospital at Richmond Tex that the fugitives vowed not to be taken alive and said they wanted to shoot a policeman He gave ro explanation for she killing of McMahon Coetd on Page 21 T Convenes Monday LiOW NearRecord 11 TV 11 Work Load 1 Million Faces Jury The New Enterprise Stone and Lime Company of New Enterprise has submitted the low bid of 51152456 fur the reconstruction of the bridge linking Mount Union and Kistler Boroughs The State Highways Department on Friday opened bids for this project and several others throughout the state This project is located on Leg islative Route 4401 and crosses the Juniata River between Mount Union and Wayre Township In Mifflln County It involves 1336 linear feet of roadway with a steel multi girder bridge of 506 linear feet Over the length of 035 mile the roadway will Iv 24 feet wide Two Israeli Tanks Are Set Ablaze A nearrecord work load will face the grand jury for the No vember Term of Huntingdon County Criminal Court when It convenes Monday afternoon at oclock Judge R Merle Heffner will preside at the session and it Is expected the panel will be in session for three days in order to clear away the long list of cases Pleas of guilty will be heard by the jurist at am Monday District Attorney Richard W Bid Is America Is Place For Dissent WASHINGTON UPI ident Nixon praised America Friday as a place where the right of dissent is recognized and the vice president has the right of dissent Nison spoke to 2000 business men who carne here at his invitation to talk about the administrations antiinflation efforts Put it was clear Nixon had on his last weekends antiwar demonstrations in Washington and Vice President Spiro T Asnews recent criti cisms of the mass media of communication Nison said some persons have decried hunger in America There is some hunger he conceded but Americans are the bestfed people in history wealth Nison said some persons have pacific Ocean complained about the contrast The prime recovery between the rich and the poor planned a dress rehearsal today opened fire on an automobile he said Never in the of Mondays exercise The fleeing the scene but the car history of the world has more Manned Spacecraft Center in escaped Israeli security forces TV nn fToc wealth been shared more fully Houston and the Pacific Rebegan a search for the AAHO by more people than in the covenTask Force at Pearl OP Oct 22 and 23 Arab JVJ p faton no United States Harbor also planned to take part guerrillas bombed five Cortd on Page 2 Contd or Page 31 Contd on Page 51 US San Franciice VI MIDWAY IS Pacific Ocean HAWAIIAN IS JOHNSTON IS HOWLAND o I CHRISTMAS IS fquetcf 0 JARVIS PHOENIX IS MAIDEN TAHITI MARQUESAS IS TUAMOTU ARCH Apollo 12s scheduled splashdown point is southeast of Samoa some 4500 miles southwest of San Francisco Recovery ship is the carrier Hornet To Increase US Casualties Green Quits Philadelphia Party Post PHILADELPHIA Rep William J Green resigned Fridav as chairman of the city Democratic committee after fail ins to win reforms opposed by Mayor James K J Tate Green and Tate blamed each othr for the partys poor in tee Nov 4 election in which the Republicans scored a president Beguis ev bearch andslide in this Democratic stronghold Tate was reportedly consider ins state Sea Joseph J Scan Ion as Greens successor Green 31 resigned after tie comittee of 56 ward leaders rejected by a 55 to 5 vote a ihrsepoini reform plan he said was needed to regain the con fidence of the voters aad chart new course for he party Six wire leaders were absent Tropical Storm Leaves Recovery Area ABOARD USS HORNET VPI A tropical storni moved jx3y from the prime recovery area for Apollo i Friday and weather experts aboard the carrier Hornet said the condi tions would be satisfactory for Mondays splashdown in the Arab guerrillas claimed cre dit today for the hitandrun bazooka attack that left two big Linton will present the various oil storage tanks ablae in the bills of indictment to the grand Israeli port of Haifa Friday jury for action He was sworn nisht m last Monday morning by Judge A spokesman for the Pa lest iHeffner to succeed Newton C man armed strucsle command Taylor Esq who resigned Mon in Amman said the attack was day due to the heavy work load in retaliation for Israels at the office and his desire to announcement that two Arab rtum to private law practice guerrilla rings had been broken I ts possible the list of cases up m Haifa on the the grand jury will be cut ranean defendants waive presentation The guerrilla attack within f their cases to the panel and 24 hours of the Israeli plead guilty announcement sent a salvo of Prior to stepping down as DA iKJlU rockets into the tanks Taylor prepared the roster of in the second guerrilla strike 109 bills of indictment to be pre inside Haifa in the past month sented to the grand jury on Mon A night watchman guarding ship the tanks reported that he Contd on Page 10 Reds Spring Still Another Ambush SAIGON UPI The US military command today reported another guerrilla ambush of American troops pushing the casualty toll in such attacks this week to 19 Gls slain and 24 wounded attempt to To ui nHearings In Five Months WASHINGTON iJJPI Pres ident Nixon has held only one news conference In five months but the White House denies WASHINGTON UPI The Senate Foreign Relations Com mttfk after weeks of indeci sion finally has decided to go ahead with a series of hearings on Vietnam next month There was no indication the hearings would feature the verbal slugging matches that marked such hearings during the Johnson administration Chairman J William Ful bright told newsmen Friday the new set of hearings would be in an apparent inflict higher US casualties Communist troops Friday sprang toeix fourth ambush of the week 28 miles south of Da Nang ta the Que Son valley an old guerrilla stronghold The Viet Cong fusillade of machine gun and grenade fire killed five America Division troops and wounded seven before US helicopter gunships drove the attackers away Six guerrilla bodies were found their first losses in this weeks ambushes Just west of the ambush site US Marines uncovered a 10 ton North Vietnamese arms cache which their commander Contd on Page 5 To Prison Breach 5 Inmates Enter Pleas Of Guilty Five tnmatis of the State Cor rectional Institution itt Huntingdon pleaded guilty to prison breach in Huntingdon County Court yvs terday and were sentenced to ad ditional time behind bars Throe of the defendants also faced charges of larceny as a result of stealing a wrecker during their brief period of freedom Judge R Morto Heffwr presided at the court session and imposed sentenceon the five prisoners who were repre sented by Attorney Joseph Mullin the Hinitlnstikm County public defender State Trouper Joseph D Fair cloth was the prosecutor In the cases against the defendants John Joseph Oaelck 25 Ber wick and John Delano Sielxrt 22 ShtnglelKHise Potter County escaped from the SCI on Sunday Aug 3 while serving on an out side detail at the prison They were apprehended six days later on Aug 9 In Hopewell Township near the HuntingdonBedford County line by Paul Savltts a Saxton police officer The two men had spent the time In the woods living on berries and ap ples A third man Wayne Lewis took off with the two men and he is still at large the court was advised Just Got Tired Siebert is single and comes from a family of 17 children Contd on Page TO Reaction By Lawyers Next Court Nominee 1 rn TT A Nixons last news conferenee Hurt In Be Similar To Haynsworth XH structionists who saw their duty the slowdown Nixons last news conference Sept 27 and the one previous to that was June 19 The other five formal news same standards again when conferences of his administra Contd or Page 2 British Satellite Is Launched CAPE KENNEDY The United States successfully launched Great Britains first corrrrunicaticns satellite Fri car rash cr use n a military radio relay system linking bases as far apart as London and Singapore The SI2 million named is looping earth in a cigarshaped orbit await zz a radio sisual from ground stations that will fire an on noard motor and kick it into s stationary orbit Sunday The spacecraft developed by the United States ana to be operated by the Poyal Air Force is designed to give Britains armed forces z greater communications capaci tv with more reliability and flexibility Skvnet was launched at pm EST bv a glistening white rocket Two of the last three deltas had failed but project officials described Fri Contd or Page 2 people Defeat For Nixon In Kaynsworth Chief Judge bills and resolutions introduced by both hawks and doves He eraahasized no confronta tion was planned The committee is following its normal procedures Ful DArk said A Huntingdon RD 2 man was He said the purpose of the siishtly injured in a onecar ac session was to help the cident Friday in Pine Grove Mills administration determine just which claimed the life of one what is the wisest future person and injured a dozen others uuyuac junicu uic procedure for ending the war Jack Troy 31 Cold Springs nolitical forces several weeks ago said tnree of tnese occasions tie ma measures before the Road Huntingdon was a pas it allow direct quotation 4 committee include a bill White House news secretary suzrere court iusi as the constitution and servants Assistant Senate Republican In addition Nixon has sum Southern and just as conserrathe people not superlegislators Leader Robert P Griffin who moned newsmen to discuss a tive as Clement F Kavnsworth with a free hand to impose joined the antiHaynsworth sinsle subject four times n rpresident Nixon Indicated he Mewpoints upon the American he hoped Nixon would make his noitia1ilow direct 1uotatlon would seek thai son ca man in a statement issued Friday after the Senates decisive 55 to 45 The Senates rejection of Judge Clement F Haynsworth Jr has elicited a variety of reaction from national and state legal association officials ranging from disappointment to a sense of relief Leon Wolfstone president of the American Trial Lawyers Association was pleased His group had vigorously opposed the South Carolina federal appeals court judges appoint ment to the Supreme Court The public confidence will have a sense of relief in light of the controversy surrounding the nomination he said Friday Wolfstone added he hopes President Nixons next nomina tion will not similarly face public concern Officials of the American Bar Contd on Page 2 vote aeainst confirmatior of of the 4th US Circuit Court of Havsworih Appeals Nixon evidently felt he criteria I shall apply for had found a man to fit that this selection as was the case description The Senates refu fill the seat with my nomination of Judge sal to elevate him to the high Bavnsworth will be consistent court was something of a with my commitments to the personal defeat for the Pres Americar people before my ident election as President a year But Nixon saying the court Contd on Page 3 choice even sooner Sen George D Aiken RVt indicated Friday the Senates oldest and most senior Republican said the Haynsworth rejection meant the next man Nixon names to vacated by Abe Fortas must not represent Southern ultraconservatism TTT TJ 1 Aiken said Sen John C by Sue Bean Stennis DMiss mentioned for the had been nomination aso said Nixor During the 196S Nisoc said the nominated to the needs men of his Hayns and probably would be almost carnpaisn worths legal philosophy to approved by acclamation be men he restore the proper balance to cause he is a judge in every Supreme that great institution ap serse of the wei Problem Court would be strict con n peared determined to employ Contd on Page 2 Contd on Page 5 Astronauts Resting Before Splashdown In Pacific INSIDE THE NEWS Alone The Juniata12 Ann Landers12 Classified Ads 10 i 11 Comics10 Church Page3 Obituaries2 Society i Club3 Sports4 i 3 iPACE CENTER Houston 12s astronauts sailed the Yankee Clipper far from the unreal world of the moon into the welcome grasp of earths gravity today their sights set on a Pacific Ocean splashdown in just two days We have enpyed the trip said Charles Pete Conrad the vibrant leader of mans first truly scientific expedition to another celestial body Today the eighth day of the S350 million mission was one of rest for Conrad Alan L Bean and Richard F Gordon They had earned it and Earth control told them to sleep in as long as you like Heading For Home The astronauts reached the point in space at 353 am EST where the earths gravity exerts more influence on the spaceship than the moons The earth was about 202000 miles ahead at the time with the rroon 39000 miles behind The command ship apparent jy scarred from what engineers now think was a freak double dose of lightning on launch is scheduled to land 400 miles southeast of American Samoa about 4 pm EST Monday The aircraft carrier Hornet is standing by Weathermen pre dieted satisfactory conditions for the recovery of the three pilots who carry 30 to 90 pounds of precious moon rocks and parts salvaged from a Surveyor spacecraft that scouted Apollo 12s moon landing site in 1967 Blastoff From The Moon The command ship Yankee Clipper broke out of lunar orbit Friday afternoon ith a two minute blast from an engine Conrad called a real wonder Its pilots all Navy comman ders then gave millions a television view of the Jast recdding moon The moon is just a white ball right out in the middle of a big black void and it doesnt seem right either Conrad said There just doesnt seem to be any rhyme or reason why it is sitting out there All the time we were in lunar orbit we were discussing this unreal it looked Its very very unreal to be there Conrad said Its like a photograph It just doesnt seem possible that we were there Contd on Page 2 pending to repeal the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin resolution that authorized President Lyndon B NASSAU BAY Tex Johnson to take all necessary Sue Bean wondered if she would remember what her husband looked like when he returned from the moon And when she saw him Friday on television with the wrong name flashed on the screen she was even more confused Alan Bean heard about his wifes difficulties as he and his Apollo 12 partners Charles Gordon sped home Al I talked to Sue Capsule Communicator Dan Lind said It seems that when the network put on the TV show they had Petes name under your picture and she said Its been so long since shes seen you that it even confused her senger in a truck which went out Sen Charles E Goodell R of control as it rounded a sharp NY who is up for election in curve on Route 26 at the inter 1970 to require US withdrawal section with Route 45 The truck from Vietnam by Dec 1 19700 hit a tree before coming to rest There also is a resolution half way in a ditch backed by leaders of both Troy In State College to par parties expressing general ap ticipate in the Ceramic Arts Con proval of Nixons withdrawal ference at the Pennsylvania plans but urging a ceasefire State University was Xrayed Two resolutions requiring both and released at the Cent re County Senate and House action are Hospital Philip M Fox 19 Swarthmore was killed in the crash One other passenger was seriously injured while the remaining pas sengers received minor injuries Albert M Rungs popular Sa turday column Historical Sket ches does not appear in todays Daily News The widely known local his torian has been ill and was a patient at the Lewlstown Hos pital He is scheduled to return to the hospital on Nov 28 to undergo surgery Mr Rung will resume the writing of his column as soon as he has recuperated from the operation Rejection Of Nominee Gets Mixed Reaction In Nation Contd on Page 2 WEATHER Partly cloudy and not as cold today tonight and Sun day High today in 30s north to low 40s south Low tonigli mid 20s to mid 30s High Sunday in 40s to low 30s Monday mostly cloudy and colder Editorial comment on the Senates refusal to confirm President Nixons appointment worth Jr to the US Supreme Court New York Times The Senates refusal is for President Nixon a political setback of stunning proportions Ironically the President could have averted the debacle if he had seen fit as this newspaper and others suggested to withdraw the nomination Judgt Haynsworth would have been spared a needless humilia tion and the Senate would not nave felt driven to mix ideological and political con siderations with its constitution al duty to advise and consent Chicago SunTimes The Senate performed an umpleasant but necessary task in rejecting the nomination we hope that another occasion be avoided immediately if Pres ident Nixon avoids using the courts vacancy to build his political support in the South and places first priority on finding a nominee of eminent legal credentials and unques tionable ethical background The Pittsburgh Post Gazette President Nixon has suffered a severe setback in the Senates rejection had Judge Haynsworths conserva Uve judicial phllosphy been the only issue involved the Senate would probably have confirmed him as it had earlier con firmed Judge Warren E Burger to be chief justice In his next nomination for the Supreme Court President Nix on had better be sure the stall work on the prospective appoto tee better on this one The New Orleans Times Picayune Coming on the heels of Republican victories at the polls ta New Jersey and Virginia the 55 to 45 vote against the appointment was a great surprise Critics of Judge Haynsworths record on the basis of their public statements didnt expect their margin of victory to be large when President Nfcon chooses anoth appointee early in 1970 we hope that he will be a man of Impeccable background capable of rising above party and partisan labels Philadelphia Inquirer Politically the administration Contd on Page 5   

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