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   Daily News (Newspaper) - December 11, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                Stats DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS 48 CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY DECEMBER 11 1969 PHONE 6434040 No 268 State Official At Board Meeting Complete Library Service Viewed Joseph H Myers acting director of the Bureau of Library Development State Library Harrlsburg attended the monthly board of trustees meeting of the Huntingdon Couny Library held yesterday at the library Myers mlsslon was to toter pret for the trustees the reali ties o f complete county library service In terms of operational budget library staff bookmobile program building supervision maintenance and general library policies in the light of enlarged and more adequate Huntingdon County Library building facilities Yablonski To Challenge At Reed Trial Two FBI ts To Take Stand Medina Admits Could Have Taken Place and book collection Myers cited the need for In creased local effort and county appropriations In the Huntingdon Two FBI agents were on hand County Library is to serve the oday to testify at the trial of entire County of Huntingdon Jommonwealth vs David Earl A new building a Title I book leed hi Huntingdon CountyCrlmgrant made possible In part nal Court by the government recently and The Huntingdon young man Is government funds for a bookmo harged with burglary and larbile program in the early 1960s eny and the testimony in the case are evidences of the concern of started yesterday afternoon the state and federal government Huntingdon Chief of Police Donfor Improving library standards aid H Wingate Is the prosecuand program in Pennsylvania or in the case which arose as These projects call for an In the result of the burglarizing of creased budget to make possible the Dean Phipps Auto Store last trained staff to choose wisely the July 25 books that patrons want andneed The two special agents from to provide programming and to the FBI Crime Laboratory In maintain larger quarters The Washington D C will present state representative warned that scientific evidence in support by curtailing county library ser of the Common wealths caseDisvice a library takes away peoples trlct Attorney Richard W Llnton literacy and their opportunity to Contd on Page 12 Contd on Page 3 Election WASHINGTON UPrJoseph A Yablonski defeated In his bid to wrest control of the Unit ed Mine Workers of America from W A Tony Boyle says he will challenge the outcome of Tuesdays election In federal court Yablonski claimed Wednesday he would have beaten Boyle if the Labor Department had over rj CCJl seen the election as he request V ed He demanded the depart ment Investigate possible vote frauds Unofficial and incomplete re turns released by the UMW showed Boyle with 74335 votes to 40847 for Yablonski NEW YORK But Yablonski a 10year Ernest L Medina commander member of Boyles executive of the Army company involved board called the incumbent in the alleged My Lai Contd on Page 2 massacre sad in an interview with the New York Times it was possible the slaughter could have taken place Medina interviewed in Wash ington Wednesday repeated statements he made at an earlier news conference that I did not see any massacre take place and I did not order any However he admitted it is WASHINGTON UPI Big possible that it could have city mayors and civic spokes taken place men sought President Nixons help today in their battle to differently if directing Defense Of Saigon Is Left Completely To Viet Troops ors Seek Nixon Support if he would act if directing the keep the war on poverty from operation again Medina said it Safe Drivers Honored At Banquet Special recognition was given two truck drivers at the Lester J MacDonald awards dinner held last evening at Motel 22 RoyPheasant Williamsburg left and Joseph Crotsley Huntingdon right RD 2 received top awards from McDonald center for 100000 miles of accidentfree driving Other drivers were honored during the banquet being turned over to state governments John W Gardner chairman of the Urban Coalition and Mayors John V Lindsay of New York and Carl B Stokes of was like being a Monday morning quarterback You can sit down and say we should have done this We should have ran that play We could have gone for the At Chicago Conspiracy Trial Judge Dismisses Defense Witness CHICAGO UPI A second witness for the defense has been forbidden to testify at the trial of seven men charged with conspir ing to incite riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention Court Judge Cleveland led the campaign on touchdown and we could have the eve of House debate of poverty legislation The administration bill would extend the Office of Economic Opportunity for two years without change keeping prima ry control of poverty programs Contd on Page 2 won the game And for that reason I can answer your Contd on Page 5 Violent Storm Hits West Coast A violent storm over the Pacific lashed the West Coast today Wind gusts up to 85 miles per hour hurled snow and nesday rain on Northern California Oregon and Washington Rain and locally high winds lingered over the Eastern Seaboard to the Ohio Valley Gale warnings were in effect along the Eastern Coast A cold front trailing the Eastern storm touched off turbulent thunderstorms in Southeast Florida Wednesday night At least 12 persons were Injured nine of them hospita lized as a tornado hit the Fort was gassed four timeS sprayed LauderdaleHollywood Airport Mace aid knocked to the in Florida The twister did an street by pollce whlle Aiming estimated million damage as antiwar demonstrations during Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 12 Council Of Churches Drops Bible School US District Julius J Hoffman dismissed Chicago Daily News reporter Henry Dezutter Wednesday because Dezutter had covered the trial in the neighborhood of 10 days In another development in the trial of the Chicago Seven artists said to come from all over the world were to picket the Federal Building today in an Art is Life protest Hoffman told Dezutter Wed You may step down sir after the prosecution protested the reporter had been in the courtroom before Hoffman dismissed the first defense witness Monday That witness had been the chairman of a committee which reported on allegedly rough police handling of antiwar demonstra tors at the Civic Center Plaza in April 1968 five months before the convention In testimony Wednesday Mrs Sarah Diamant said she Dial Santa Program Will Be Conducted One of the most popular activ ities of the holiday season will be conducted again this year by the Huntingdon Area Jaycses The annual program Dial Santa will be held on Decem ber 16 17 and U under the chairmanship of Jay White Youngsters will have the op portunity to talk to Santa and will receive a special card from his North Pole workshop Santa will man the phone from pm until 9 pm on the three designated nights Max Rinker Heads Board At Southern Max Rinker manager of Bow mans Store in Orbisonia has been elected president of the Southern Huntingdon County Board of directors for the com ing year Rinker who succeeds LeMax Kline as head of the directors was named at a reorganizational meeting held Wednesday evening prior to the annual teacherdirec tor banquet at Southern High cafe teria Elected as vice president was M D Snoop of Shade Gap Con tinuing in the offices of secretary and treasurer are Charles Peterson of Neelyton and Eugene Ulsh of Orbisonia respectively Contd on Page 12 Military MacDonald Gives in Control Awards At Event J An awards presentation highlighted the dinner for employes COTONOU Dahomev UPI held Iast evenlnS at Motel 22 Restaurant by the firm of Lester The man who led the latestJ McDonald Movinj Storage Inc of Huntingdon More GIs Depart For Home SAIGON last of 60000 American ds scheduled for withdrawal from Vietnam under President Nixons pullout plan left for home today turning over the defense of Saigon entirely to the South Vietnamese army The departure for Ft Bragg NC of the final 188 members of the 82nd Airborne Divisions 3rd Brigade meant there were no US units left In the capitals defense ring The paratroopers had kept Saigon free from rocket attacks since Aug 24 In addition to these men military spokesmen reported Monday that 8800 other Ameri cans have left the war zone being replaced In what appeared to be an unannounced withdrawal program The report said 100 Ameri cans died last fewer than the week 592 were wounded South Vietnam lost 411 dead and 1005 wounded a drop from the previous week and Communist losses were put at 2469 dead Contd on Page 5 military overthrow of the Dahomey government has promised a new government will be formed as soon as possible The coup Wednesday put the West African nation under military control for the fourth time in less than 10 years Gone is President Emtle Zinsou the countrys head of state since a military revolu Contd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers13 Classified Ads 18 19 Comics17 Crossword19 Obituaries 2 Society Club 14 Sports4 5 Sunday School Lesson 11 Korean Airliner Is Hijacked SEOUL UPI Hijackers seized a Korean Airlines plane bound for Seoul with 51 persons aboard today and forced it to North Korea airline officials said No details of the hijack were available North Korea issued no report of the plane landing on its territory The airline listed the Japa nesebuilt YS11 airliner as missing four hours after it was due in Seoul from Kangnuing 105 miles east of Seoul on South Koreas east coast DongA Radio in Seoul quoted Contd on Page 2 All awards are registered with the National Safety Council and the recipients were given certi ficates and pins signifying the number of years with the firm Special recognition was paid to Joseph Crotsley of Huntingdon R D 2 and Roy Pheasant of Willlamsburg each of whom completed 100000 miles of acci dentfree travel In recognition Crotsley and Pheasant received trophy horses Petermans Garage also provided awards for these two men hi honor of their fine record and made an award to Larry Moore of Mapleton for being the driver with the cleanest equipment Planned to become an annual Contd on Page 12 Because of the discouraging ex perience during the summer of 1969 with the daily vacation Bible school the Huntingdon Council of Churches at its As sembly meeting ir St James Lutheran Church approved a re commendation to not sponsor a similar school in 1970 The pre sident Dr H Ford Clark pre sided The decision to drop the va cation church school came after the Rev Robert Hess chairman of the Christian Education Com mission reported that the atten dance and participation In the councilsponsored project did not come up to expectations In lieu of the couaclls church school the pastors of the mem ber churches will be encouraged to promote In their own churches or In combination with neigh boring churches vacation church schools which may reach a larger number of children The council will cooperate In these projects in any way feasible The council voted toward the establishment of the proposed day care center Progress to ward eventual realization of this much needed community facility for working mothers was reported by Lance Braun associate in min istry at St James chairman of the committee charged with set ting up the center Although the coffee house for senior high school fteenagers held on five occasions during No vember hi the undercroft of St Johns Episcopal Church under the oversight of the council at tracted from 40 to 80 young people who did thelrownthing Pastor Hess and the Rev Nor man D Crews rectorofStJohns both stated that the young people who undertook the basic respon sibility for running the programs were very much discouraged Their discouragement arises Pastor Hess said from two facts Contd on Page 3 Shade Gap Firemen Name Officers For 70 Charles H Williams of Shade Gap R D has been reelected president of the Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Company for the fourth year Firemen held their reorgani zational meeting Monday evening in the fire hall with 25 mem bers present Others named to off ice in elude first vice presidentHaroldBook second vice president Dean Won Contd on Page 10 Uncertainty Growing In Middle East MOSCOW UPI The So viets new proclamation of support for Arab guerrillas against Israel cast uncertainty today over efforts to settle the Middle East crisis This was the assessment of Western diplomats after Soviet Premier Alexie N Kosygln in an apparent reversal of Krem lin policy declared the guerril la movement was just and pledged th Soviet Unions support Wednesday Until recently official Soviet publications has branded the guerrillas as extremist groups and criticized many of their tactics including attacks Contd on Page 12 WEATHER Cloudy with rain and snow mixed likely today and tonight becoming mostly snow or snow flurries tonight Cloudy and cold Friday with snow flurries likely High today mid to upper 30s Low tonight in the 20s High Friday In the 20s Out look for Saturday continued cold with snow flurries Johnson Is Back In Capital City Peters Cottage On The Move Hayes Peters of Smlthfield built a cottage along the Raystown Dam about 22 years ago using dead chestnut logs The sen timental value of the cottage was so great that Mr and Mrs Peters decided to have the cottage moved to a new location after work was started at the dam site by the Army Corps of Engineers Yesterday a third of the cottage was transported by the Lester J MacDonald trucking firm to Huntingdon RD 2 where U will be placed on a new cement foundation at a location near Center Union Earlier a 10foot by 28foot bedroom and enclosed porch had been moved The third and final section of the 22 by 28 cottage will be transported as soon as weather permits Most difficult task for the movers was traversing the route through downtown Huntingdon The above photo was taken on Washington Street between Second and Third Streets Construction work at the new site Is being done by E D Shope WASHINGTON UPI LBJ is back in under more wraps than an Eskimo in December In fact to say he was back in town was to accept certain White House assumptions These would become provable facts today for Indeed former President Lyndon B Johnson did have an am EST breakfast date with President Nixon as the White House Also it was widely under stood Johnson on one of his rare trips away from Texas would be In the nations capital for a few days at least through Saturday afternoon This was based on an understanding he would attend at 2 pm EST Saturday the marriage of Ms former secreta ry Marie Fehmer to a Georgetown University biolo gist Dr Andrew J Chiarodo It was Johnsons first visit to the White House since he left if Jan Nixons inaugural day LBJ was operating characteris tlcally saying nothing about his movements or plans and as they said about him for many Contd on Page 2 SHOPPING CMISTMAS SEALS FI6HI EMPHYSEMA TUBERCULOSIS ANDAIR POLLUTION   

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