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Daily News (Newspaper) - December 10, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 JOKE CENTS PE1 COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 10 1969 PHONE 6434040 No 267 At Peasants Try To Escape Viet Cong SAIGON UPI Sixtyfour Vietnamese peasants have turned themselves in en masse to f S troops north of Saigon in seeking an from Viet Cong harassment and terror military spokesmen said today The announcement coincided with a South Vietnamese government report that 111 civilians were killed 202 wounded and 68 kidnaped last week in Viet Cong and North Vietnamese terror attacks and Home To Test ents On Incom Uptown Firemen Vote Cnarles L Jamison 2750 FOSTER G ULRICH JR Director Of Development Is Named Dr John X Stauffer presi dent cf juroara Ccllege today announced the appointment of Foster G Llrich Jr of Lan caster 25 esecLtive director of development for he College Llrich will assume his full time duties ai Juniaa Jan 19 1970 replacing H Gerald Qaisg wbo recently left the college A native of Lancaster ITrich is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and has been associate with F i M since 1961 He has served as assis tant to the pres ideri for alumni aifairs at F i M siace 1967 In arEcurcirg ne new appoint ment Presiden Stauffer saia Jniata College is very fortu nate to obtain tne services si Mr llrich The colleges de velopment program will benefit Contd or ase 5 shell ngs American headquarters said troops of the IS 1st Air Cavalrv Division were on patrol r v ico I OL1 36 miles north of Saigon Varm Spriaes Road Dlumbinr Tuesday when the group of 64 foreman torL c Anderson men women and children SonS was elected president of apprached waving red and Huntingdon No 2 Fire Company yellow South Vietnamese flags the annual balloting The peasants asked for evening He wiu Robeli asylum the announcement said Megajian head of the and the Americans called in trucks to take them to a base The election the hisrhlidlt camp five miles away Later Of the December meeting held at they will be shipped to refuse the new fire onMoore camps Government spokesmen said officers or the the guerrillas have launched 1970 follow 10290 attacks against the Vauehn vice tDresi cmlian population this year dent Chde Rohland tailing 6054 persons wounding secretary Gilbert N Mountain 15115 and kidnaping 6117 financiai Hef Viet Cong ambushers Tues foreman Frew as Final Hope To Solve States Fiscal Woes HARRISBtRG IPI The lawmakers of the state House of Representatives returned to their home communities today and the final rate of the proposed 3 per cent state income tax prob ably rests with the amount of criticism they absorb from the home folks The state Senate stayed over Republicans took the lead with an extra day this week Its lead a secret ballot on it Monday ers plan to confer again with night The Senate Democrats Republican and Democratic might also hare had one But if House chieftains on the strategy they did they were not talking to be employed to put across The results of the show of the tax plan which also calls hands on thetax proposal while for a reduction to 5 per cent in inconclusive were suffieient en the state sales tax but not until ough to keep hopes brewing that next summer the top mmma mav t sp They nad a nose count in the ved before the curtain comes House Democratic caucus and down on the 1969 sessions the Senate Republican caucus Ten House Democrats favored on the tax program The House the proposed income tax out right in the counting in the Democratic caucus But one of the ten said this was merely a start and the Democrats proba bly would match whatever strength the House Republican leadership could produce for the income levy If they have 40 ready to vcte for it tomorrow we will proba bly have 40 too Rep William F Renwich DElk said Ten Republican assemblymen supported the tax plan at Mon day nights caucus House Re publican Leader Lee Donaldson of Allegheny County said many other GOP assemblymen showed they were interested in the plan Reports indicated between seven and 10 Republican sena tors also showed a willingness to vote for an income tax It would require 102 votes in the House and 26 votes in the Senate to put the income levy across The aversion of House Repub licans to the income tax as a means of breaking the tax dead lock continued to center around former House Speaker Kenneth B Lee of Sullivan County Ac cording to several Republican assemblymen Lee told the GOP caucus it would never get his vote Pennsylvania is one of 12 states where there is no state income tax But the G per cent rate at which the Pennsylvania sales tax is imposed Is the high est in the nation The Senate returns at 10 am today The House Is In recess until Monday Dec 15 at 3 pm Dateline Central Pennsylvania WEATHER Increasing cloudiness and mild today with rain and snow mixed likely by evening High upper 30s to mid 40s Cloudy with rain and snow mixed to night in the 30s Hijh Thurs day in the 30s Fridays outlook partly cloudy and cool INDLANA Five construction vorkers were hurt and two of them hospitalized when they were attacked by z gang of men Tuesday at the site of the new International Harvester Co gar age southeast of Indiana Approximately 18 men arrived at the construction site fought with the nineman work crew and then fled in three cars Inves tigators report the attack ap parently was due to a dispute Contd on Page 14 day night opened up on a car sistant foreman Fleck outside wilgon wounding the engineer James director of a suburban orphanMort assistant eneineerJav age and two small orphan boys Brous assistant engineer accordingto South Vietnamese gime CutshaU chaplain reelect headquarters i hree other boys in the car escaped injury The firemen nominated Gilbert Allied communiques reported X Mountain Robert Megalian and light fighting i uesday and this Clyde Rohland tor the position of morning across the war zone fire chief The election of Total US casualties were chief will take place at the annual as two killed and 21 Huntingdon Fire Department wounded rrost of them in a meeting to be held fhursdav series of figrts between the Dec IS Mountain is second ai Cairbodian border and Saigon Sist3nt fire cWef at present Of Huntingdon Foreign Aid r M n G r Fee Senate OK Bill Given To Senate Mistrial Declared In Case Judge R Merle Heffcer de clared a mistrial today in the liveday trial of Robert 0 Pat terson The jurist said the action was necessary since certain infer maticr get to the jury from sources other than the witness Tee mistrial was declared ai 10 a3 Although tae trial cost between 23000 ana 54000 the judge said he bad no alternative but to de clare a mistrial is order to pro tect the constiiuii mal rights of the defendant This mas is presumed inno cent until he is proven guilty the judge said The case will be tried later ana the entire vary panel was sworn to secrecy concerning the reasons for the mistrial The matteras brought to toe attention of the court bv several jurors on tne Patterson her court convened at 9 am Contd on Page 2 Contd on Psge 14 SHOPPING DAYS LEFT Donald Leffard was named trustee of No 2 Fire Company for a threeyear period and Mcun Contd on Page 14 f At Tussev Mtn L E MUNDIS JR S SEALS RSKTEMFW5EKA TUBERCULOSIS MDiiRPQllli i Directors Named State iReElect AjP Vice President VOD Contest 2 Winners Named At JV High Winners of the eighth annual Voice of Democracy Contest at Juniata Valley High School were named yesterday afternoon ai an assembly program First prize of S257ias awarded to 15yearold Patricia Kaxnish Contd or Page 14 Directors of theTussey Moun tain Board of Education last eve reelected John S Folk of Sis Mile Run to serve as president of the board The annual elec tion was held following the ad ministering of oaths to three new board of education riembers Al lie Masood Saston the Rev Rob ert Raycroft Robertsdale and Robert E McCartney Six Mile Run RD 1 Elected to serve vith Folk who is beginning his seventh term as board president was Mrs Ruth S Eicaelberger vice president She succeeds Robert L Williams of Saston in the vicepresidential post Following the reorganization the directors acted on a number of items of business includine a letter read by Supervising Prin Contd on Page 3 Lawrence E Murdis Jr 25 of Huntingdon has been elected vice president of the American Independent Party o f Pennsvl vania The election took place at a Saturday December 6 meeting of the partys state committee held at Fort Bedford Motor Inn Bedford Mundis has serve as Hunting don County chairman for the Am erican Independent Party this year and will continue in the same capacity in addition to assuming the duties of his new office During the 1968 presidential campaign Mundis was SouthCen tral Ohio coordinator for the Wal lace campaign and served on Wal laces advance staff for the pre sidential candidates trip to Ohio Later in the campaign Mundis was appointed Huntingdon County cnairmau of the Wallace for Pre sident Committee During the 1969 elections Mundis was a candidate for the office of school director from Contd on Page 14 WASHINGTON UPI Pres ident Nixons emasculated 16 billion foreign aid appropriation has cleared the House Passage required two secret documents a private phone call and son last minute vote switches By the time the smoke cleared from the House floor Tuesday members had passed to the Senate a bill carrying more than SI billion less than Nixon had sought for overseas assistance luring thf fisrjj year ending June 30 1970 Even though the Appropria tions Conmittee had cut deeply into the request the House approved it only b the narrowest of 200 to 195 At the bottom of both developments was SI004 million inserted into the bill to provide extra military assistance for Nationalist China and South Korea The administration had not sought the funds but after discovering the bill might lose without the votes of conserva tive sponsors it changed Contd or Page 24 HAKISBURG UPI Long delayed legislation doubling reg istration fees for passenger cars in Pennsylvania was introduced in the Senate an additional and unexpected dip into the motorists wallet The bill which has been sought by the state Highway Commission for more than two years would boost passenger car fees from S10 to S20 and provide increases averaging 40 per cent for trucks and buses But it also contains an un heralded provision raising the semiannual cost for vehicle in spection stickers from 15 cents to SI This would produce an additional Si 14 million a year which would be rebated to local governments The registration boosts are calculated to provide an addi tional S62 million annually when they go into effect next April 1 bringing the bills total cost to the motoring public to S734 mil lion The S62 million from the reg istration fee increases would be channeled into the states mo tor License Fund which is used primarily for the construction and maintenance of Pennsylva nias 44000mile network of highways Another feature of the legis lation would channel an addi tional million in state gaso line tax revenues to local gov ernments but there would bt no increase in this levy The Pennsylvania AAA Feder ation said immediately the reg istration fee increases over burdened passenger car owners in favor of heavier trucks Charles E Pugh executive vice president of the state AAA said the bulk of the commer cial registration fee increase will be carried by farmers and small businessmen who use lighter trucks It is unfortunate that many people believe that trucks sirn ply means the big rigs which we commonly see hauling heavy trailers on our highways Pugh said Most people are unaware that large units are not the ones that will carry the bulk of any truck registration fee increase We have stated repeatedly Since 1967 that AAA in sylvanla Is not opposed to a registration fee increase as as it is fairly and equitably piled to all highway users Pugh added In the face of this position we and the general motoring public have been consistently inundated with statistical data which allegedly shows that pro Contd on Page 14 Astronauts In Excellent Health Deadline Set For Stories On Yule Services Stories about special Christ mas services will be published in The Daily News on hvo separate days These stories will appear in Tne Daily News on Friday and Saturday December 19 and 20 Churches in the county area in cluding Saston should submit information about their programs not later than noon December Contd on Page 2 Doorway Judging Quarantine Will Date Is Set TJ Jlave Larly End SPACE CENTER Houston UPI The Apollo 12 astronauts in excellent health and shelving no signs of lunar germs end their 17day quarantine this afternoon 18 hours earlier than scheduled When they leave the SI 5 million Lunar Receiving Labor atory at 3 pm EST today it will be the first time since before their journey to the Judging in the Standing Stone Garden Clubs lighted doorway contest will take place Sunday evening December 21 with Mr and Mrs Charles Miller of Lew istown choosing the winners Goingthe rounds with the iudges who have been consistent winners in Lewistoms holiday decorating contest will be Mr and Mrs Willard Divins of Ridgeview chairmen of the con test being sponsored by the newly organized garden club in Hunting don Seventyfive dollars in prizes Contd on Page 3 trip Physicians gave Charles Pete Conrad Richard F Gordon and Alan L Bean such a clean bill of health the quarantine release time was advanced by 18 hours To be released with the moon Cash Awards Made In Annual VFW Event Two Juniara Valley High School juniors were named winners in the annual VFW Voice of Democracy Contest yesterday Patricia Harnish left won first prize of S25 while Marjorie Stone right was awarded second prize of Pictured left to risht standings Huntingdon VFW Post Commander Charles E Lindsay Supervising Principal Amos F Meyers and I Sherman Steele VOD chairman Autopsy Request Is Denied Pa UPI Judge Bernard J Brominski today refused to order an autopsy on the body of Mary Jo Kopechne who was killed July 18 in an accident involving Sen Edward M Kennedys auto Brominski in a 14page opinion said there was nothing to indicate that the death of the 28yearold blonde secretary was caused by otter than asphyxiation by immersion The girl died when KeiineJjs auto plunged off a bridge into a tidal pond ou Chappaquiddick Island Mass Brominslds luting which climaxed a 17week legal fight over the autopsy proposed by Massachusetts District Attor ney Edmund 5 Dinis said It is the conclusion of this court that the facts presented herein are insufficient to support a finding of the cause of death of Contd on Page 3 moon started Nov 14 they have seen their families without the barriers imposed to prevent the v icicaocu spead of any germs they may explorers were 25 who have picked up during their tave lived in isolationfour technicians and seven scientists locked up 10 days ago after they were accidentally exposed to moon material and 14 support personnel who kept the quarantine area operating In Washington space agency Contd on Page 3 Viet Addresses Must Be In Friday All names and addresses of area service in Vietnam must be received at The Daily News off ice by Friday December 12 to be included in the Cards to Viet nam project December 15 is the deadline for mailing letters to Vietnam for Christrias delivery and so the final list of names will be published on or before that date INSIDE THE MEWS Plan Trip For Judging Event How would you plot the course for a trip to Uke in every street in Huntingdon and r d MrS WUlard Dh1ns of work on the the town Along the Juniata 12 Ann Landers9 Classified Ads 20 21 Comics19 Crossword21 Society Club 16 Sports4 5
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