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   Daily News (Newspaper) - December 8, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                Soviets Germans Embark On THE DAILY NEWS VOL 4S HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY DECEMBER 8 1969 No 265 Minimum Voting Age Of 18 Included 5 Major Constitutional Changes Are Considered HARRISBURG UPI The Senate constitutional changes committee will consider five major proposed constitutional amend ments this week including one to lower Pennsylvanias minimum voting age from 21 to 19 Sen Jack E McGregor R Allegheny the committee chair man set the meeting for Tues day morning All of the proposed amend ments would have to be passed by both legislative chambers during its current session again by the 1971 72 session and then approved by voters in state ref erendums A proposal to lower the vet first major snow of the season ing age to 19 was passed by the during the weekend a snow that House last March The Senate made traveling difficult and trighas approved legislation drop gered a number of traffic acci dents many of then of the fend erbender variety From four t o five inches of County Is Covered With Snow The Huntingdon area got its ping the minimum to 18 but apparently both chambers have settled on 19 as the desired age Other proposed amendments by the com the white stuff covered the coun ty with the Broad Top and Pine to be considered Grove Mountain areas being the mittee hardest hit Huntingdon Borough area re Contd on Page 10 The socalled conservation amendment declaring that it ceived a fourinch covering of is the right of the people of snow and sleet Pennsylvania to clean air pure During Sunday the storm hit with snow rain and sleet The southern area Broad Top was first in the storms path In itially there was sleet there and by 8 it was snowing full blast The pattern was the same at Huntingdon with sleet starting in Snow Blame For 5 Accidents Snowcovered slippery high ways were blamed for five Hunt ingdon County traffic accidents yesterday Two persons were injured in the onecrash a twocar mishap hi Smithfield Township State Police reports showed that nine vehicles seven cars a tractortrailer End a pickup were damaged in the three Sunday wrecks One of the injured persons John F Bundschuh 15 of 321 Orange Street Dunellen N J is listed in satisfactory condi tion today in J C Blair Mem Contd on Page 3 Begin New Phase Of Relations In Bilateral Parley MOSCOW The Soviet Union and West Germany embarked today on a new phase of EastWest relations entering talks on a nonaggression pact West German Embassy said the talks were to open in late afternoon probably In the Soviet Foreign Ministry Soviet Foreign Minister An Wounded Deer Hunter drei A Cromyko will personally lead the Soviet side in todays session ths Bonn Embassy said The West German delegaC o yvvlkC tion will be headed by O Ambassador Helmut Allardt A deer hunter Carl I Cpgjui The talks signaling a thaw in 28 of 910Stouffer AvenueCham the 20yearold EastWest freeze bersburg died Saturday Dec 0 in Central Europe were expect INSIDE THE NEWS the borough at about 8 followed Ann Landers12 by snow about an hour later Winston Chesney superin tendent of highways reported that 36 trucks and seven graders were used to battle the storm Thirtytwo of the trucks and four Contd on Page 3 Classified Ads16 17 Crossword17 Comics15 Obituaries 2 Society Club 14 Sports4 5 Through These Doors 7 8 Retirees Get Watches Etnire Feted 18 Are Honored At Blair Dinner E ighteen persons with a total of 392 years of service were honored Saturday evening by Blair Division of Westab Inc Eight employes were feted upon their retirement while 10 others were recognized for the completion of 25 years of service with the corporation In Poverty War Substitute Proposal To Be Debated WASHINGTON UPI Backers of President Nixons request to continue the war on poverty unchanged for another two years are hopeful cards and letters from home will win over recalcitrant House mem bers But the target of the hoped for mail campaigna coalition of Republicans and Democrats backing a substitute bill claimed the pressure drive has not materialized The substitute expected to be voted on by the House later this week would give governors a share of administrative control over federal poverty programs Contd on Page 16 Clauses Pay Saxton A Visit Snow Follows These Saxton youngsters and many more were delighted with a visit from Santa Claus and his Mrs on Saturday The Clauses came riding down Main Street in the Broad Top commun ity on the Saxton Volunteer Fire Company truck Following the parade the North Pole visitors went to the old fire hall where they passed out treats to the youngsters Left to right with Mrs Claus Steve Nelson and Conrad Nelson on the truck with Santa Elaine Ritchey Susan Ritchey and Brenda Love Close on the heels of the Clauses on Sunday came snow S50000 Post At Stake In Tuesday Vote Boyle To Face Toughest Fkht In UMW Election More than 350 persons attended to his promotion in September the annual appreciation and serThe honored retirees vice recognition dinner held at ter A Kephart 44 years Walter the Elks Home in Huntingdon L Schneider 39 years Alton D Many retired Blair employes Rhodes 32 yearsThelmaLGra were among the guests at the afcey 30 years Florence WHeck fair 28 years Whitmer R Hood 26 Wesley A Porter Blair Diyears Hazel S Hess 23 years vision manager presented and Madeline A Newingham 20 awards to the guests of honor years All were presented He was assisted by Robert C watches as gifts from Blair Di Etnire manager of VestabsMonvision tag Division in Atlanta Ga who Those recognitions for 25 years was the Blair Division chief prior Contd on Page 3 WEATHER Cloudy with occasional driz zle this morning Partly cl oudy and warmer this after noon High in the 40s Fair and cool tonight Low mid 20s to low 30s Sunny and mild Tuesday High m id 40s to low 50s Wednesdays outlook var iable cloudiness and mild with a chance of showers Peking Is Mobilizing For Invasion HONG KONG Americans released from 10 months in Communist Chinese captivity say Peking is mobiliz ing its population for a war with the Soviet Union and the United States The two Simeon Baldwin 57 a businessman formerly of Laguna Beach Calif and Mrs Bessie Hope Donald 47 a secretary formerly of Bristol Va were towed to Hong Kong on Baldwins yacht by a Chinese junk Sunday There are preparations for war everywhere Baldwin said There are roadblocks and militia training everywhere and the Chinese told me they were preparing against Ameri can and Soviet invasions Contd on Page 10 PITTSBURGH UPI W A Tony Boyle handpicked by John L Lewis as the old founders successor faces the toughest battle of his union career Tuesday in the United Mine Workers UMW presidential election In addition to a strong chal lenge from Joseph Jock Ya blonski Boyle must offset a re cent US Labor Department charge of financial irregulari ties in the UMW during his ten ure as president Yablonski since his nominaAn elderly Tyrone woman was tion last August has carried on injured Saturday afternoon in a the One Hurt In Crash ed to open the way to bilateral negotiations between West Ger many and other East European nations Proposes Talks The Bonn government had proposed the talks to Moscow Nov 8 as part of its diplomatic campaign to bring about an improvement in relations with Communist East Europe The speed with which the Kremlin accepted the West German proposal surprised West German diplomats in Moscow diplomatic sources said The earliest they had expected Soviet acceptance was in early January The Soviet move came only Contd on Page 10 Deep Snow Warnings Continue Wintry weather struck areas from the Great Lakes to New England today Heavy snow warnings conti nued in effect in parts of Wisconsin Minnesota and Up per Michigan and travelers warnings were in effect from Western Pennsylvania and New York to New England for a mixture of rain snow sleet and freezing rain An intense low pressure system over northern Lake Michigan left a blanket of heavy snow from Northern Missouri to Eastern Minnesota Contd on Page 10 1939 in Altoona Hospital as the result of a gunshot wound of the head Cogan a former resident of Huntingdon was critically woun ded about pmWednesday near Mattie In Bedford County The young man was accidentally shot by his brother Glenn R Cogan 37 Chambersburg R D 3 State Game Protector Thomas Barney of Bedford County Inves tigated the shooting and found that the Cogan brothers were In a party of 13 hunters who were resting on the ground and dis cussing their next hunting move A herd of deer approached and the men jumped to their feet According to Barney Glenns rifle apparently became snagged in the back of Carls jacket and the gun discharged The highpowered billet entered the back of Cogans skull He was listed in critical condition at Bedford County Memorial Hos pital where he was admitted at pm Later he was trans ferred to the intensive care unit of Altoona Hospital where he expired Cogan was born in Bedford Contd on Page 3 a campaign unparalleled in history of the UMW which the late John L led from 1920 until his retirement in 1960 Lewis died last June 1 at the age of 89 At stake in the election is a a year salary plus the power and prestige of the office Contd on Page 6 Brady Twp Dwelling Is Burglarized State Police today are contin uing to investigate the burglar izing of a Brady Township home Saturday evening in which the loot amounted to or more Merrill G Whitsel Mill Creek Star Route is the victim of the looting which took place during a 45minute period while he was away from the dwelling to visit his son who lives on3toneCreek Ridge The Whitsel home is located in Mill Creek Hollow three miles north of Mill Creek Whitsel departed from the house about 6 pm and when he returned at he found that the back door had been forced open the latch was broken A 3240 Winchester lever ac tion rifle was taken from the Contd on Page 6 SHOPPING DAYS LEFT 1 twocar S825 accident on Route 550 in Warriors Mark Township The injured woman Catherine E Grazier 83 of 1450 Blair Avenue Tyrone was treated at Tyrone Hospital for a knee in ury and then released Huntingdon State Police said Catherine V Grazier 59 of 1450 Blair Avenue Tyrone daughter of the injured woman was north bound on Route 550 at 3 pm driving a 1964 Buick sedan As she approached a left turn she saw a car parked on the high Contd on Page 10 Crippled Children At Party Old Man Winter took over out doors in all his beauty yesterday and all his accompanying driving but inside the Elks Club In Huntingdon the spirit of Christmas was present in all its wonder The occasion was the annual Christmas Party where the countys handicapped youngsters are the honored guests and the host is the Easter Seal Society for Crippled Chil dren and Adults of Huntingdon County Eightytwo young folk from tiny ones to many in their teens found abandonedon a dirt road thronged to the Elks ballroom Stolen Car Found In Blair Co Sunday A car stolen iB Huntingdon County Thursday evening was south of Tyrone yesterday Hollidaysburg State Police said the license plate and keys were missing from the956Fordsedan when they found it yesterday in Snyder Township on a road Contd on Page 10 coming in spite of the weather from every corner ofthe county Braces wheelchairs crutches were forgotten In the happy events of the afternoon Veil over 100 adults family friends hel pers brought the total at tendance to more than 200 Had Contd on Page 3 Long Service Recognized At Annual Banquet CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHT EMPHYSEMA TUBERCULOSIS AND AIR POLLUTION Eight retired employes of Blair Division of Westab Inc were honored for long and faithful service at a banquet Satur day night Each retiree presented a watch by Wesley A Porter division manger Pictured left to right seated are four of the retirees Walter L Schneider Florence W Heck Thelma L Gracey and Lester A Kephart Four other re tirees were unable to attend Pictured back row left to right Don Talasky plant superintendent Division Manager Porter and Kim Burket customer service manager Easter Seal Event Is Giant Success Santa Claus congratulates Mrs Wilbur Williams at the annual Christmas Party for the capped young folk o f the county on the huge success of the wellattended affair On the left are Mr and Mrs Bernard J Snyder of Huntingdon who have accepted the chalrmenship of the 1970 Easter Seal Campaign which raises the funds to make possible yesterdays party only one of the varied projects of the Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults of Huntingdon County On the right are Mr and Mrs Donald J Fisher Mapleton Depot cochairmen On Mrs Fishers lap is one of the 82 youngsters Tracy Holland daughter of Mr and Mrs Warren Holland of Hesston who attended along with well over a hindred parents friends and helpers Mr and Mrs Marvin J Yoder Huntingdon were cochairmen o f the happy occasion   

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