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Daily News (Newspaper) - November 29, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania THE DAILY NEWS VOL 46 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29 1969 NO 258 Drawing On Monday Opens New Draft Lottery Setup TO AffeCt In Huntingdon Ross Announces Appointments Lives Of Thousands WASHINGTON UP 0 S pm EST Monday a young man or woman will step up to a large glass bowl take out a small change the lives of thousands of young Americans In the capsule will be a slip of paper with a month and a day written on it It will be draft number 001 for 1970 and all young men born between 1944 and 1951 on the date chosen be first in line for military conscription next year The life plans of about 550000 men in the ace bracket of 1 to 26 will be materially affected by the first drawing of the new lottery draft system After the first young repre tive Services youth advisory A i committee chosen to participate I in the lottery will continue LtCU A U drawing from the bowl until a list of 366 completed Contd on Page 5 Good Buck Committees For Season is 1970 Fair Given Predicted Prospects for the buck deer hunting season in Huntingdon County are again good William A Hodge supervisor for the Pennsylvania Game Commis President Robert M Ross today announced the appointment of committees for the 110th annual Huntingdon County Fair which will be held Aug 1722 1970 The annual convention of tne sions SouthcentTaT Pennsylvania Association of Huntingdon reported today County Fairs will be held at the According to reports from offi Hilton Hotel in Pittsburgh cers in the field the djpr hepd January 141 and a number of U1 the county is almost as lare directors from the Huntingdon Astronauts Return To Houston as las vear when 2t202 County Agricultural Association deer were reported h sponsor of the county fair will Hodse reorted Many of the plans for Hodse reported CHAKLES B SWIG ART ttery draft system After the j rst capsule is opened 56 PVV junc reoresentatives of Selec SPACE CENTER the greetings of loved ones and the plaudits of colleagues Charles Pete Conrad Rich ard F Gordon and Alan L Bean landed at aju EST deer season opens onehalf tour sunrise on Mondav De are formulated at the state concember j at smget m That a rractice For Firemen Smithfield Will Host Convention Charles 3 SwUart of 2501 ihajyside Avenue vas admitted to practice law be fore the Supreme Court of Penn sylvania on Monday November 17 He is the son of Mr and Mrs John W Swigar of Huntingdon He is married to the former Carol Ann Hamburg of Hatboro ana is the father of two child ren Carrie and Jennifer The motion for his admission was made by former Judge Swirles L Hinies under whom he served his law During the summer of 1967 lie attend the annual exposition Houston iy in ye reaim Of entertainment 12s moon explo Dewre rers returned home today to ke Saturday December 13 No deer committee assignments hunting is permitted between sun 0 ov set and onehalf hour before sun Mmday evening vesper service rlse each d or Qn Michael Shoop and John C Davis A hunter ls permUted to take Advertising JohnMcCracken on 0 ri p at nearby Ellington Air Force Earl F fenn Base after a noistoD ekht J sylvania and cannot legally kill or attempt to kill a second white Eldon Hawn tail Hatke advises that duri About 1200 Boys Girls Get Treats Old Santa had threats for about 1200 boys ami girls yesterday when he made two visits to Mount Union to officially open the boroughs Christmas season It was a gala affair with young and old alike having a jolly good time 3 Countians MoUIlt Union Has RenamedTo CWS Board Jolly Old Visitor Base after a nonstop eight dnd Kermit Laney hour flight from Hawaii The astronauts were sealed in the cramped quarantine van Granges Michael Shoop that has been their home for r Tohrson Ross Met7 misrpr five days It took more than a ofPonmia bSe Wlth hvo or more to half hour for the trailer to be Tickets antler at Hunters must tag their deer within one hour after killing and before the animal is removed Contd on Page 5 antler or have one Kermit Laney and lp t thr jrhe unloaded from the huge C141 EarlENeary least three inches transport Concessions David K Good On hand to peet the moon man and Harry Hawn pilots were their families Fruits and grain George Fitz Apollo 11 commander Neil A serald Armstrong and other astronauts Fancy work Mrs Kermit and leaders of the program that Laney sent them on their millionmile Fair book Earl E Neary George Fitzgerald and Michael Shoop Poultry Samuel F Norris Police Gail Smith Parking Donald States Horse Racine C C John Thre countians were re appointed to the Child Welfare Services advisory committee Thursday during the regular meeting of the HuntingdonCounty commissioners Renamed to three year terms on the committee were Mrs Bette Jane Heine Huntingdon R D 2 Mrs Harvey Miller Shade Gap and Mrs Michael Shoop Shade Gap Thtnew terms will be gin January I 1970 and continue until December 31 1972 Commissioners Chairman Gordon W Haverstockexpressed Shouts of glee greeted Santa Claus Friday afternoon when he made his 13CO debut in Mount Union marking the official opening of the Christmas season in the borough The weatherman cooperated by providing a sunny brisk fall day as hundreds of excited youngsters and their parents lined Shirley Street awaiting the arrival of the jolly old man from the North Pole Santa made his first appear ance in the community at pm At pm lie made his second visit Approximately 1200 thrilled and happy kiddies greet ed old St Nick during his two visits at his headquarters set up Smithf ied Volunteer ire Com pany is hard at work or plans for the 24o annual convention of the Huntingdon County Firemens As sociation to be staged on Satur day June 27 Jay Rhone a Huntingdon H D 1 assistant manager of the Mill Creek Office First National of Mapleton is the general chair man for the 1970 event Licenses Go On St Makes 1969 Debut Friday There also will be the tra ditional parade and contests with cash awards and trophies for the winners County Treasurer Richard E Farm Prices Increase 3 Per Cent be lunar voyage two weeks ago The astronauts trip from the South Pacific splashdown area than their flight from Cape was employed by the law firm of Kennedy to the moon The Lockrey sFishreui in Phllaoel astronauts arrived ta Honolulu son George Davis and Silas Gib WASHINGTON UPI Cont d OH age 3 on tte recovery boney Farm nrlces jumped 3per cent ship Hornet and were trans Grounds and buildings John darine the month ending Nov 1Q7D Contd on Page 5 Comd on Page 10 15 to the highest level since t X ISimij September 1952 It came as a setback to the Nixon adminis trations efforts to curb infla tion US Department of Agricul ture economists admittedly were surprised at the rise but Rhone said that a dozen or more Kidd announced today that he will they said it was not enough of trophies will be offered to memplace 1970 Pennsvhania fihn increase to caase undue bers and nonmembers of the licenses on sale at his office on TYlTI 1 T1 7 concern for consumers tc association who compete in the Monday Dec 1 annual parade The 1969 licenses expire at the SmithfielQ Fire Companys close of the year Dec 31 Now the buying and selling can begin in earnest Santa Claus newly renovated fire station will All persons 16 years of age ana paid his annual visit to the Huntingdon community last evening be the hub for activities on conolder must have a license in order at the tail end of a fine Jayceesstaged Christmas parade vendor day It will m ark the to fish The regular license costs Five floats the Huntingdon first time in the history of the 5520 while the senior resident school bands equipment from association that Smirhfield has license for those over 65 years the three Huntingdon fire corn thanks to the appointees for their on the steps of the First United past service in doing a wonderMethodist Church Each child ful job The current terms of received a stocking full of good the three expire December 31 ies and had the opportunity to chat with Santa The holiday music was provid of this year The commissioners received notification from the state De partment of Welfare that the re Contd on Page 2 ed by the Mount Union Area High School Band directed by Marshall Contd on Page 10 Santa Glaus Pays Community Visit played host to the county firemen of age costs S220 panies and units from various at a convention A nonresident license sells for community businesses and or Contdon Page 5 ganizations comprised the parade Cortd on Page 5 12Moith Increase USDA which earlier reported that farm prices for 1969 as a whole will average above last years level because Contd on Page 5 whom the higher prices will eventually trickle drvn Tiie USDA crop reporting board said farm costs also rose a quarter of one per cent to reach an alltimo high which announced to a crowd of Ths board said most of the hundreds of area shoppers that increase came from sharply the Christmas season had arugher prices for eggs to rived matoes and lettuce This vas In competition were floats bj partiallv offset however by Gamma Psi Sorority wives of lower for cattle and the Jaycees Xi Beta Xi Sorercorn ity Phi Delta Theta Sorority and the Huntingdon Community Tne Center A sixth float that car ried Santa Claus and his rein deer was assembled by the Jay cees themselves and folio wed the parade through the down town sec tion to the Garner parking loi where Santa passed out treats to the kiddies GAMMA PSI WINS Gamma Psi again took first prize in the float competition for an entry entitled A Childs Christmas Dream Announced by a banner carried by hvo elves the float included two children nestled snuggly in bed looking at aChristmas tree around which a number of animated toys were gaily displayed Chosen second by the judges Joseph Boor Carl Bruno and Mrs Charles Heilig was the Community Center entry Christmas On The Moon with a pair of space travelers out side a NASAbuilt lunar lander Contd on Page 2 House Clears Snare Bill The State House of Represen tatives by a vote of 1S62 has approved a bill wliich changes state laws relative to the killing of game which destroys property The measure was sponsoredby Representative Orville E Snare of Huntingdon and was cleared originally by the Committee on Game and Fisheries before being reported to the house for action Under the revised bill the mea sure covers any land upon which the general public is prohibited from hunting It provides that the person kill ing the game must surrender upon demand the carcass of birds or animals to the Game Commission upon demand and provides penal ties for failure to comply The bill is listed as No 337 Guerrillas Storm Camp SAIGON UPfViet Cong guerrillas hurling bags of explosives stormed the belea guered US Green Berets cam at Bu Prang early today They tried to cut through the barbed wire fence around it but defenders drove them off The camp 112 miles northeast of Saigon and i mile from the Cambodian border has with stood almost daily artillery bombardmnnt for more than a month But it was the first direct assault bv the Cummu Area Jews To Observe Hanukkah Jews throughout the Huntingdon area will join other members of their religious faith throughout the world in the eightday obser vance of Hanukkah the Festival of Lights which begins at sundown Thursday Dec 4 Primarily a home observation for area Jewish families the hol iday will be quietly marked Dur ing it the children will light the Hanukkah candles that are an im portant part of the marking of the religious holiday At Huntingdon the Sisterhood of Agudath Achim Synagogue Mrs Mitchel Saltzman president will meet on Wednesday evening Dec 3 and special recognition will be given to the Hanukkah holiday Hanukkah in honor of religious freedom commemorates a vic tory by Jewish forces under Judah Maccabee in 165 BC over the Contd on Page 3 INSIDE THE NEWS nists The Green camp is manned by US Berets South Vietna mese regular troops and native mercenaries Military spokesmen said Contd on Page 2 Along The Juniata10 Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads 11 Comics 9 Church Page 3 Editorial Page Obituaries Pennsylvania Story Society Club Sports Highway Death Toll Is WEATHER Tree Lights Turned On At Huntingdon During his visit to Huntingdon last evening Claus stopped his reindeers on Washington Street alighted from his sleigh and turned the switch to light the community tree in front of Millers Naturally dozens of Santas young friends gathered at the spot and The Daily News cameraman also was there Mostly cloudy and cool today Highs upper 30s to lower 40s Cloudy windy and colder tonight with scat tered snow flurries Lows in the low to mid 20s Sunday partly cloudy and cold Highs in the 30s Outlook for Mon day cloudy and cold with a chance of snow flurries Americans were dying in traffic accidents at the rate of six an hojr as the nexttolast day of the long Thanksgiving weekend began A United Press International count at 7 ajn EST showed 321 persons killed in traffic ac cidents since the start of the holiday period at 6 pjn NVednesday A breakdown of accidental deaths showed Traffic 321 Planes 14 Fire 24 Miscellaneous 27 Total 386 California had the highest state death toll 34 Georgia had 21 Texas 20 and New York 16 A spokesman for the National Safety Council said the death toll seemod to be just about on oar for the course The council estimated before the holiday that as many as 800 persons would die In traffic Last years Thanksgiving week end toll was 734 Promotions Mark Eighth Anniversary Promotional shifts in personnel mark the eighth anniversary of the Gerbo Footwear plant at Huntingdon Seated left and right Dorothy Walters one of two new assistant stitching room foreladies and Ella Porcelli stitching room forelady Standing Gerbo President Robert Zellg man Nat Milgrub plant superintendent LaDonna Osborn assistant stitching room forelady and Jim Porcelli plant manager The Porcellis and Milgrub have been with the Huntingdon plant since its origination in 1961
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