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   Daily News (Newspaper) - December 17, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                                DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 CENT PER COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 17 1969 PHONE 6434040 No 273 Senate Turns To Utility Surcharge In Tax Package For Huntingdon Borough Bulletin Yocum Picked As Counselor Huntingdon narrowly escaped a major blaze near noon today at the threestory Henry C Mc Camant apartment buildingat310 TOe apparently started in the second floor apartment of f ft Mrs Gladys Griffith from a Twoterm former district attorney of Huntingdon County Warren grease expioslon Mrs Griffith R Yocum was named Huntingdon Borough solicitor to succeed Atty Morris M Terrizzl at the regular meeting of the Huntingdon she was taken to the j Borough Council last evening Yocum will assume the office on Blair Memorial Hospital for January 1 1970 Tolling The Christmas Story Bells Ln hand the Huntingdon Area High School Bell Choir uses this unique method to toll everyone the story of Christmas One of the unique groups performing this Friday and following Monday at the high school they are left to right front Karen Hess Sue Frank Susan Harden Kathy Fouse Beverly Jamison Robin Brunner Diane David back Jennifer Corbin Lynita Kagarise Ruth Aronson and Kathy Wagner Performances Friday Monday Moyer Is Christmas Bom Named Head Of Music At HHS Of Hookies Most people think Christmas is a product of merchants imagina tions children think it is something that just happens Those of a truly religious nature are sure it is inspired uniquely by the church for every Christian to pause to remember Christs birth Bell Choir Plays Carols For Rotary The Girls Bell Choir of the Huntingdon Area High School en tertained the Rotary Club Tues day noon at the Hotel Penn Hunt with a series of Christmas Carols Included were Lullay Thou Little Child Silent Night What Child Is This and We Three Kings Members of the group intro duced by Rotary President Nor man J Smith are Lynita Kag arise Karen Hess Debbie Da rfd Kathy Wagner Kathy Fouse Sue Frank Sue Harden Beverly Jamison Robin Brunner Ruth Aronson and Jennifer Corbin The girls received an appreci ate hand from the Rotarians An eloquent tribute to the late Joe Dollinger was read by the Hon R Merle Heffner As a mem Contd on Page 3 At Huntingdon Area High School Christmas is a pro duction by the Department of Music involving the time talent and ability of many school per sonnel administrators faculty and students Christmas is lavish and at the same time simple It is comprised of the ingredients which everyone holds to be the part and parcel of the joy of this season light color and song OVER 100 Well over a hundred members of the HAHS comm unity are taking part in staging the two perfor Contd M Page 3 William J Moyer 1425 Penn Street was elected president of Huntingdons Hook LadderFire Company for the year 1970 at the annual balloting held last evening at the fire station on Thirteenth Street Moyer a barber will succeed Kenneth A Brandt as head of the Hookies Fred Peightel was named vice president the position by Moyer The new legal counselor for the borough served two terms as dis trict attorney for Huntingdon County in i960 and again in 1964 and is currently solicitor for the Huntingdon Area School District A former resident of Mount Union he attended public school in Mapleton Depot was graduated from Mount Union High School in 1940 and the Dickinson School of Law in 1951 He was admitted to the Hun tingdon County Bar in January 1952 and in 1960 served as pre sident of the county bar associa tion He and his wife the for mer Faye Welch of Mount Union reside at 234 Penn Street Hun tingdon They are the parents of three children Yocums memberships have in cluded the Veterans of Foreign Wars the Huntingdon Country Club the Huntingdon Hook and WARREN R YOCUM Rocket Hits Housing 50 Arrested Project Ladder Fire Company the Hun tingdon County Cancer Society the county chapter of the Am erican Red Cross and the Hun tingdon County Game Fish and vacated Forestry Association The new solicitor is a veteran Bursey Garner was reelected of World War II having served chaplain and Charles C McCray with the U S Navy in Africa and was named for anotner term as the South Pacific and currently recording secretary holds the rank of lieutenant corn Other officers for 1970 are mander in the U S Naval Re Fred Peightel financial secreserve tary Clyde Port treasurer reHe is a member of the First trustee Arthur Kann United Presbyterian Church Huncapital in nearly four months for three years The holdover tingdon aud a ruling elder of his Government spokesmen said trustees are Charles Launtz two church He is a member of the years and Kenneth A Brandtone Pennsylvania Bar Association Contd Page 18 Contd on Page 7 Hospital treatment No estimate on the loss was immediately available Reports from the scene said that the blaze was under control at onehalf hour after the alarm was sounded It was potentially a major holocaust since the Colonial Ho tel and bar a threestory frame structure adjoins the apartment building on the west side Three fire departments Hunt ingdon Smithfield and Walker Township were summoned to bat tle the blaze Each unit had all available equipment on the scene Huntingdon Fire Chief Robert Jessell and his two assistants George B Wilson Jr and Gil bert N Mountain directed the work of the firemen It was reported that there will be smoke and water damage to much of the McCamant building SAIGON longrange rocket landed in a housing project in Saigon this morning wounding four Vietnamese civi lians in the first shelling of the In Mafia Crackdown Unconventional New Autos By Mid1970s 5Year Plan Man Erase Dirty Noisy Car Engine INSIDE THE NEWS WASHINGTON UPI The Nixon administration has drafted a fiveyear plan for an alternative to the dirty noisy standard car engine The possibilities include steam engines gas turbines electric cars and even exotic energy conversion techniques 1 O Along The Juniata 10 Ann Landers20 Classified Ads 18 19 Comics17 Crossword 19 Obituaries 2 Society Club16 Sports4 D The plans calls for making unconventional new cars commercially available by the mid1970s if everything works right at least by the 1980s Although progress is being made in control of pollutant emissions from the internal combustion engine it is becom ing increasingly attractive and Nixon Success Forces Reds To Act Peace Bargaining Changes Plotted PARIS diplo mats said today President Nixons apparent success in coping with his antiwar critics has forced the Communist side to plot some changes in its peace bargaining position among Nixons critics for an immediate withdrawal from Vietnam something the Com munists have demanded from the beginning For example the Viet Cong at last weeks talks session imperative that alternative control concepts be developed the plan said The plan was developed by the Health Education and Welfare Department and was recommended to President Nixon last week by his air quality advisory board Engine Dirty and Noisy The standard automobile engine is too dirty and too noisy says the HEW plan The availability of alterna tives to the internal combustion engine will influence environ mental control in at least three areas Air pollution control indoor and occupational health and control of community noise it says The plan refers to signifi cant problems in parking garages and other indoor settings from automobile ex hausts of carbon monoxide Contd DT 3 Be Held At Huntingdon the 100pound missile destroyed one house and heavily damaged two others when it hit at 1 am Allied artillerymen retaliated with salvos against the suspect ed launching site six miles northeast of the city but with unknown results The big rockets have a range of seven miles One of 10 overnight shelling attacks it was the first time Saigon had been hit since Aug 24 US headquarters said damage and casualties in all 10 barrages was light South Vietnamese troops as sumed full command of the defense of Saigons rocket belt last week with the departure of the last soldiers of the US 82nd Airborne Division from the capitals defense ring Between Feb 23 and Aug 24 the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese shelled Saigon a dozen times The costliest NEWARK NJ hundred FBI agents swept through the Newark area Tuesday and arrested 50 persons Ln a crackdown de signed to sma Maftacon trolled rackets linked by government sources to alleged ly corrupt public officials in New Jersey Five other persons named In two federal grand jury indict merits were still at large but federal men were tracking them down FBI Director J Edgar Hoover called Tuesdays action the largest series of federal gambling arrests ever conducted in this area Included amoag those brought in handcuffs to the US Courthouse in Newark was Contd on Page 3 All Huntingdon area law en forcement officers will be iiv vited to attend an FBI school barrage killed 24 civilians which will be open in Hunting us Soutn Vietnamese don in February officials point to these attacks Chief of Police DonaldWlngate in attempts to counter the and Thomas Dolan Federal Bureport of the alleged My Lai reau of Investigation special massacre of civilians by US agent at State College are making troops in March of 1968 plans for the course which will According to government include various aspects of the statistics 131 civilians were Pennsylvania criminal code and kilied 371 wounded and 552 court procedures kidnapped last week in Viet Chief Wingate said an anCone and North Vietnamese Contd on 13 shellings and terrorism Junior High Holiday Program On Thursday Conferees Finishing Tax Bill WASHINGTON Con gressional tax conferees started putting the finishing touches today on the last half of the most comprehensive tax reform bill in modern US history Rep Wilbur D Mills DArk the HouseSenate conference chairman told newsmen after a lengthy 11hour session Tues day Wjre halfway through We may be finished by Thursday night MJls said however the 14 man committee has not drafted the most controversial section of the 361page document dealing with relief for virtually Contd on Page 3 More and more these diplosuggested for the first time mats said the Viet Cong and that if Nixon would set a six North Vietnamese are showing month timetable SHOPPING DAYS LEFT Vietnamese are concern Nixon has won time from his critics to carry out a policy of gradual disengage ment from the war To counter this the Allies see the Communists embellishing their own peace proposals in hopes of making their stance more attractive to the US oublic The diplomats said that in doing this the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese are attempt ing to rekindle sentiment for the com plete US withdrawal the guerrillas would promise not to attack the departing Ameri cans Nixon announced Monday night 50000 more US troops would be withdrawn from the way by April 15 and asked the American people to stand by him in his attempt to end the war and bring home the soldiers Both the Viet Cong and North Contd on iaRp 3 CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHI EMPHYSEMA TUBERCULOSISANDAIRPOLLUTION The annual Christmas program of the Huntingdon Area Junior High School will be held tomor row evening December 18 at oclock in the gymnasium of the junior high Members of the Girls Chorus directed by Miss Phyllis Diehl will sing Where is the Child Today by Rhea What Child is This traditional English and Happy Holiday by Irving Berlin Marvin Yoder directs the Boys Chorus and members of this group will sing Ding Dong Mer rily on High a French carol 0 Bambino by Capra Who Was Born and Do You Hear What 1 Hear by Regney arr by Harry Sirnnone Wrecked President RICHARD C COFFMAN Officials Of Country Club Named Richard C Coffman vice president and general manager of Millers was chosen to head the official board of the Hunting don Country Club at its recent reorganizational meeting Chosen to serve with him were Donald G Everhart president of Reeves Parvin and Company as country club vice president and Robert H Jackson secretary and treasurer for 1970 The new president succeeds Jack M Shuck in the top post of the club Coffman is a 1945 graduate of Huntingdon High School and rec eived a BS degree cum laude in business administration from Juniata College in 1950 An Army veteran he has been with the C H Miller Company since his graduation from col lege serving in office manage Contd on Page 13 In Effort To Avoid Income Tax HARRISBURG UPI The Senate Republican caucus to day considered a million tax package that includes a 10 per cent surcharge on t e 1 e phone electric gas water and other consumer utility bills The Senate Finance Commit tee cleared the proposals to the floor Tuesday night as an alter native to the personal income tax suggested by Gov Ray mond P Shafer and the million business tax package approved by House Democrats last summer The utility surcharge is calcu lated to yield million and the remainder of the package would be million from scaled down versions of the House business taxes San T Newell Wood RLu zerne the Finance Committee chairman was confident the package would be approved by the full Senate on Thursd a y He termed the proposal hor rendous but said it was the least distasteful of the availa CContd on Page 7 334 Children Enjoy Talk With Santa A total of 334 youngsters from throughout the area had an opportunity last evening to talk with Santa Claus in his temporary headquarters in Huntingdon The Dial Santa program en ters its second night this eve ning with Santa manning the telephones at 6434040 from 630 pm until 9 pm This program sponsored by the Huntingdon Area Jaycees will conclude on Thursday eve ning with the same hours in effect In addition to having a chance to talk to Santa the children receive a card from his North Pole workshop Nixon Mum On NLRB Appointee WASHINGTON DPI The White House remained silent today on the appointment to the National Labor Relations Board NLRB of a successor to Republican Sam Zagoria whose term expired at midnight Tuesday Zagorias replacement also was expected to be named NLRB chairman by President Nixon to succeed Democrat Frank W McCulloch The Democrats will have three seats on the fiveman board until at least next Aug 27 when McCullochs term as a member expires There appeared no chance Nixon would name Zagoria 51 to a second fiveyear term Zagoria was appointed in 1965 Contd on Page 18 WEATHER Cloudy and cold with snow flurries Ifkely today Highs upper 20s to tow 30s Variable cloudiness and cold with a chance of snow flurries to night Low upper teens to mid 20s Thursday partly cloudy and not as cold Highs in the 30s Outlook for Friday chance of snow and continued cold Tiny Tim Will Be Married Tonight Also on the program will be Stolen JN6W a trumpet solo Angels from the Realms of Glory played by Jim Hart White Christmas Berlin sung by Floyd Conlon a duet Drummer Boy sung by Bill wtVW Schoenherr and Jim Hart and a A new 1969 Chevrolet Camaro special novelty Christmas show was stolen early today from the by a group of eighth grade girls Rog Garner parking lot near Mount Union and later wrecked The program will open with mUes the scene the processional songs O Come Theft of tne CJir Wls not M O Come Emmanuel and Angels certained mtil Pollce re We Have Heard on High and the celved the report at 330 Jum combined choruses singing Joy of t QmmCU tccWent on Route to the World 103 ln Shirley Township two It will conclude with the commlles south Mount Union bined choruses singing Silent Investigation revealed that the Night and the recessional Angels wrecked car minus a reglstra We Have Heard On High Contd on 13 NEW YORK Herbert Buckingham Khaury commonly known as Tiny Tim is getting married tonight God bless us every one The marriage ceremony will be brought into the American home by television The groom will wear a high beaver hat an Inverness cape a generally Victorian air and a new hairdo It will be combed The bride will wear a Victorianstyle gown of off white peau de soie French skin of with an empire waist and threefoot trala Victoria May Budinger com monly known as and to the groom as Miss will be given away by her father Allan Asked if he thought getting married would hurt his public image Tiny Tim replied No Pm not a sex symbol like Tom Jones Was he nervous Not as nervous as Ill be tonight I hope Im worthy of her Ive got the regular bridegroom nervous feeling How about children I want a big family as large as heaven will allow Even 20 will not be too many The best man will be the singers manager Joseph Cap pelluzzo It was a previous manager ond of several Khaury had in 1963 who thought up the name of Tiny Tim Before that he sang under the names of Emmet Swink Vernon Castle Larry Love Dairy Dove and Judah K Foxglove Tiny after the way of show folk does not disclose his age The bride Is 17 His age is a secrethes around 42 said one man who said his educated guess was based on hearing the singer CContd on Page 3   

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