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Daily News (Newspaper) - December 1, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY DECEMBER 1 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 259 North Viet Continues To Shell Green Beret Center ArP Employes Law Under Fire A SPECIAL INVESTIGATION has been ordered by the Army to determine whether Alleged 1968 massacre by American GIs of South Vietnamese civilians was hushed up at the time Lt Gen William Peers center has been named to head the probe The incident came to light through letters written by Ronald Ridenhour left an exGI who said he learned of the massacre from men who were there As a result 1st Lt William Galley Jr right has been charge with murder and faces courtmartial Lt Galley May Face Another Charge Silent On senate Leaders Stabbing pSEAInHuddle Gruesome Photos Of Viet Massacre Are Published Death Toll Stays Under Record The 102hour Thanksgiving holiday weekend period has ended with far fewer Ameri cans killed than the record 764 who died last Thanksgiving on the nations highways This years death toll also was far under estimates by the National Safety Council The council had predicted up to 800 Photographs of the alleged Song My shown around the world They are gruesome Reactions varied to the pictures and to eyewitnesses who continued to pour out their stories of alleged atrocities in Vietnam There was outrage at the alleged slayings of civilians There was outrage at newsmen for painting some said a bad picture of the American GI in Vietnam In Saigon South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu and Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky publicly disagreed over what actually occurred March 16 1968 at the village At the same time the Army Massacre are being Crime Report Attorney General Disagrees At torney General John N Mitch ell is in sharp disagreement with a recent highlevel report UNIVERSITY PARK Pa UPI Police refused today to talk about an investi gation into the holiday stabbing of a pretty coed in a deserted library at Pennsylvania State University The body of Betsy Aardsma 22 a graduate student Of Hol land Mick was found Friday night in a pool of blood on the second floor of Pattee Library An autopsy showed she died of stab wounds of the chest Fifteen state troopers were assigned to investigate the case a spokesman said They found no weapon at the scene A number of other students were questioned but no arrests were made The name of the student who found the girls body was withheld There is a long list of peo ple we are talking to and that will take several days the po lice spokesman said We are not permitted at this time to discuss the investigation On the Oberlin College cam pus in Ohio a woman student was stabbed in the throat and chest Saturday by an unknown attacker Janet Weiler 20 of Hales Corners Wis reported in fair condition at a hospital described her assailant as young and clean shaven with a Industrial Park Area Home Burns at Ft Benning Ga announced th D0vertv is the main cause persons could be killed in Sunday it was investigating that 1S maWCaUSe blonde crew cut another murder charge against 1st Lt William L Galley Jr traffic accidents this Thanks giving on the nations highways This years death toll also was far under estimates by the National Safety Council The council had predicted up to 800 persons could be killed in traffic accidents this Thanks giving which began 6 pm local time Wednesday and ended at midnight Sunday A United Press International count at 8 am EST showed at least 660 persons killed on the nations highways during the long holiday period Traffic 660 Planes 16 Fires 64 Miscellaneous 75 Total 815 California led the nation with of Miss Aardsma was described by her sister Mrs Carol Wag already charged with slaying 109 civilians at Song My The new charge is not related however the Army said Publishes Photos Life magazine published nine photographs Sunday eight of them in color of the alleged Vietnamese village massacre Contd on Page 12 ner of Holland as a very in Contd on Page 1T Scene To Be Repeated Annually Post Office At Farrell Burglarized FARRELL Pa UPI Fed eral postal inspectors and police today were investigating a bur glary at the Farrell Post Office which netted thieves more than in stamps cash and blank money orders Postmaster Nicholas Roscoe said the loot Included about 90 000 six cent Christmas issue stamps which had just been re ceived about in cash and 1000 blank money orders Police said the burglars gained entrance to the build ing late Saturday through a cel lar door They used a cutting Contd on Page 12 crime in the United States No doubt some of our social evils contribute Mitchell said in an interview But we shouldnt accept poverty as an excuse for the commission of a crime Dr Mlton S Eisenhower chairman of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence has linked the nations high crime rate directly to poverty based on findings that the majority of crimes are committed by black ghetto youths But Mitchell It leads to the point where if WASHINGTON UPl At 8 EST tonight a young man you can prove you have a will step up to a glass jar at Selective Service headquarters poverty base a person stick his hand down among 366 plastic capsules and draw one out could be exonerated for a to begin the nations first draft lottery since the dark days of crime I dont believe thats World War H HARRlSBURG UPl Senate leaders were scheduled to confer with officials of the Pennsylvania State Education Association PSEA today on longstalled legislation rewriting the Common wealths 1947 public employeslaw The statewide teachers or ganization was sharply critical of the Senate last week for in action on the Housepassed pro posal which has been locked in the Senate State Government Committee since July 30 The measure would extend to some 500000 governmental em ployes in Pennsylvania many of the rights Including collective bargaining that are enjoyed by workingmeti in the private sec tor The state government com mittee held a series of public hearings summer but there has been no further action on it One of the major obstacles is whether the public employes should be given a limited right to strike Police and firemen are not in cluded in the coverage of the proposal In its criticism last week the PSEA charged the bill was being delayed because of com plaints from county political chairmen who fear that public employe legislation would de stroy their sacred cow patron age system Meanwhile House action was expected this week on legisla Contd on Page 12 Two Santas Pilot Aboard Missing Plane BERLIN NH UPI Searchers and aircraft scoured the rugged White Maintain Natignal Forest Sunday for a light plane missing with two Santa Clauses and a pilot aboard The plane last heard from during a snowstorm Saturday was taking the two men dressed is Santa Claus for parachute jumps over shopping centers in Burlington and Bennington Vt and Keene N H They were identified as Paul Ross of South Portland Maine and Cliff Phillips of Pond Vt Tin pilot was Kenneth Ward 34th Day Of Attack B52s Defied Fire caused an estimated of Augusta Maine damage to a fourroom home in the Industrial Park area of Smithfield Township on Satur day evening Smithfield Fire Chief Kenneth p on the legislation last Dunlap said the onestory frame I dwelling was tenanted by Edward W Milery his wile and three j children No person was tnjurc1 LjlSt all occupants of the dwelling were home at the time the fire was The days till Christmas discovered at pm numbered once December comes Dunlap reported the fire was so the time is NOW for send ng sne caused by a defective flue Milery in names and addresses of ser said a new tin pipe had been vicemen and women who are in placed on the coalfired space Vietnam heater on Friday SAIGON Viet namese troops bombarded the US Special Forces camp at Bu Prang with 77 mortar and recoilless rifle rounds at daybreak 34th conse cutive day the camp has been shelled The salvos defied B52 bom bers that came in during the night and dropped 3GO tons of bombs around the isolated Cambodian border camp in an effort to ease the pressure from an estimated 5000 guerrillas Damage to the camp and casualties amongits American and South Vietnamese defen ders were described as light in the latest shelling The outpost is 112 miles northnortheast of Saigon three miles from Cambodia Military spokesmen reported light fighting elsewhere across the war zone listing a total of 71 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese slain against no US losses One fight cost government troops one dead are and three wounded The fact that recoilless rifle into Bu Prang in this mornings shelling indicated that the North Vietnamese were just ouside the camp for Today the third list of names the hazookilike weannn ha n The area back of the space appears In the paper 16 in tozookallke weapon has a heater on the east side of the the list Eighteen names were structure was hit hardest but the published on November 17 in the flames spread in the partition first list and 18 names were to the attic area and then through included in the second list pu out the place The entire blished on November 21 structure was badly damaged range of only 500 yards In addition guerrilla troops fired 10 mortar rounds into Ban Dunlap said Contd on Page 14 be air and supply support for the Bu Prang Names and addresses should defenders Spokesmen said da typed or printed clearly and Contd on Page 12 Common Drawing In Draft Market Lottery Awaited acceptable Contd on Page 12 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads 16 17 Comics 15 Crossword 17 Obituaries 2 Society Club 14 Sports 4 Through These Doors 11 Free Day In Quarantine Contd on Page 12 Driver Hurt In Crash Auto Demolished A Shade Gap teenager was in ured Sunday and his car was demolished in an accident on Route 522 in Cromwell Township 26 miles south of Orbisonia The driver J ahn Arthur Walker 18 Box 92 Shade Gap suffered minor lacerations In the Astronauts Have pm mishap Huntingdon State Police said The accident report showed Walker was inattentive and per mitted his vehicle to wander onto the east berm In an attempt to bring the vehicle back onto the road he lost control and ran into the bank along the west berm of the highway The car flipped over on its left side when it hit the embankment SPACE CENTER Houston UPl Scientists return today to State Police said the car a examinations of the strangely different Apollo 12 moon 1961 Ford Falcon was damaged rocks and soUS but men wno gathered those lunar samples about S300 its full value get day off A free day for the pilots of Americas second lunar landing however means little right now Charles Pete Conrad Richard F Gordon and Alan L Bursie Von Speck manager of Bean are prisoners of the Speck Pontlac along Route 22 in moon quarantine they must Smithfield Township reported to endure miil the middle state Police on Saturday that a weet ire and wheel had been stolen The Prison is of rom a 1970 Pontiac LeMins the S15 million concrete and wned by the firm The car slass Lunar Receiving Labora was in the Speck parking lot torv at tne sPace Center But The larceny took place between the astronauts activities are 9 pm Nov 28 and 8 am Nov limted to things that can be 29 It was a Firestone white done within the confines of the wall tire germproof isolation barrier Value of the tire and wheel A buildityourself FM stereo was placed at radio kit makes the hours pass It will be a picture from the And the concept of tonights history like the one drawing is unlike all the showing War Secretary Henry previous in an attempt to come L Stimson pulling a green up wjtii as fair a lottery as has capsule from a fishbowl in been devised the one depicting a There will be 56 youth blindfolded War Secretary Newrepresentatives at the drawing ton D Baker reaching into the They will draw and continue same fishbowl in 1917 drawing until all 366 capsules But there will be an have been opened Each cap important difference Tonights sule contains a date of the scene in more or less the same form will be repeated every year from now on unless the law is changed or President Nixon fulfills his announced desire for an allvolunteer Army Scientists Still Study Rocks And Soil From Moon Geologists unpacked the boxes working with special tools inside germproof cabi Contd on Page 12 year including Feb 29 even if there is no Feb 29 in the years calendar The dates are placed on a list in the order drawn and men will be called for induction in the order that the Contd on Page 12 Operator Is Injured Thomas G Sheffield 16 Hunt ingdon R D 1 suffered a should er injury Saturday afternoon in a onecar accident on Legislative Route 31040 in Brady Township three mles north of Mill Creek Sheffield is listed in satis THE HAGUE Heads of the six European Common Market nations gathered in The Hague todiy for a twoday conference their first such meeting in more than two years The main topic for discussion was whether to set a firm date for starting negotiations with Britain and three other coun tries seeking membership Ire land Denmark and Nonvay British entry into the group has been twice vetoed by former French President Charles de Gaulle De Gaulles successor Geor ges Pompidou is making his first appearance at an interna tional parley and French sources reported he has brought proposals to break the sevenyear deadlock over Bri tish membership In addition to France the market member countries in clude West Germany Italy Belgium the Netherlands and Contd on Page 12 sent to Cards to Vietnam Project The Daily News Huntingdon Pa 16652 The relationship of the sender to the serviceman is re quested LET 3 Pfc Gary R Ardrey 201387568 HHD llth Trans Bn CTML APO San Francisco Cal 96384 Richard F Barnhart CS2 B406646 S2 Division USS Hancock CVA19 FPO San Francisco 96601 Contd on Page 3 WEATHER Cloudy windy andcoldtoday with snow flurries likely Highs low to mid 30s Cloudy windy and colder tonight with scattered snow flurries Tues day variable cloudiness and cold Outlook for Wednesday snow flurries windy and cold Probability of precipitation 60 per cent today 30 per cent to night and 20 per centTuesday Food Users Are In Good Company Youre In Good Company if youre one of millions of Ameri cans who are supplementing your food buying power through the use of USDA food stamps says a monochrome brochure distri Cal buted recently by the U S De partment of Agriculture Full of wise words to the food stamp user the little booklet states You joined the food stamp program because you care about your family your are a smart shopper you know a bargain when you see it A page tells how to take care of the food stamps you buy an other reminds the user that hes the boss deciding when and where to spend them and on what foods Then a word to the wise Stamps buy food for people No pet foods no soap no ci garettes or alcohol no paper goods You cant buy it with Contd on Page 121 Quiet Giant Gerbo Memorial Hospital State Police said Sheffield was Tire And Wheel Stolen At Specks faster for Conrad Gordon alternates between watching television and wading through a stack of magazines and letters that has piled up for weeks Bean reads in his room watches a little television and visits through a sealed glass wall with his wife and friends A few hundred feet away in a separate part of the laboratory are the two boxes of rocks Conrad and Gordon gathered during their moon walks Nov 19 and 20 Because of quarantine restrictions the astronauts are unable to visit this part of the laboratory SHOPPING DAYS LEFT West Township Completes 8th Year Gerbo Footwear Company the pansion The presentfacilitynow VaaSll qulet giant of tne Huntingdon In employs about 275 persons not T dustrial Park is marking its including the 50 Lewistown Investigated eighth anniversary Gerbo began employes whose sole duty Is the its training program for the supplying of stitched parts for State Police today are con new Huntingdon plant in No the Huntingdon manufactury tinning to investigate a Satur vember 1961 DOLLAR VALUE UP day hitrun accident in West Town The company is the largest pro The annual dollar value of the ducer of childrens canvas foot Gerbo business has risen from un wear in America and one of the der million volume the first leading producers of lowpriced year to some million in 19G9 dent was travelling east on Route canvas footwear throughout the At the ribboncutting for the j another car approachng in the 303 at 25 amSaturday At country second expansion held Saturday Contd on Page 14 Mooresville the intersection of Beginning with 15000 square June 25 I960 community lead Route 350 and LR 31067 the op feet of space and employing CO ers praised the plant for its re rp o o erator crossed the road and Persons the Huntingdon plant has markable growth in less than five lO otop Sweeping started north on 31067 The car twice been expanded in the course years and with an eye to the went into a small ditch on the of the eight years and a stitch future H B and I has held a right side of the highway and ery opened in Lewistown which plot of land adjacent to the present it 1 pn driving a I Volkswagen sedan When he crested a small hill he noted ship in which property was dam aged to the extent of about The car involved in the inci CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHT EMPHYSEMA TUBERCULOSIS AND AIR POllUTION Don Leffard announced today that struck a stee We lron on a employs about 50 persons street sweeping will be discon fe owned b Vall Rurai Ecc An addltlonai 18 000 e turned in Huntingdon Borough Company The ehlcle came feet was Added to the original back onto the roadway but went structure in 1963 completed in into the ditch a second time be and another 25000 square munity The schedule for snow removal fore the drivcr wag teet n 19CS compieted 66 MANAGEMENT CHANGES t Vtn fnitit iirill t it back onto the roadway again J ne number of employes has In driver failed to stoo at creased from the original 60 to jior tne winter site for Gerbos future growth needs Gerbo yearly generates million in payroll in the com in the ced ported will a later date re Oont d on Page nearly 250 following the first ex Promotional shifts in manage ment within the plant marked the Contd on Page 3