Huntingdon Daily News, December 20, 1969

Huntingdon Daily News

December 20, 1969

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Daily News (Newspaper) - December 20, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building rc Pa 17126 VOL 43 PBH COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY DECEMBER 20 1969 PHONE 6434040 No 276 Huntingdon Area Congress i A Nixon In Churches Arrange Contest Yuletide Programs 2 Battles Reported In Vietnam SAIGON South Viet namese infantrymen backed by air strides killed 72 Communist troops in the Mekong Delia and US sir cavalrymen jellied 14 more in a clash near the Cambodian border military spokesrrer said today It ias the th anniversary of the founiins of the Viet Cong that some allied commanders A grading stir a heavenly chorus tie wise mens search tie siieplierds ave and la a manger the newborn King As the sacred story is told anew and lives and slows In tbe heart of man the boundless blessings of Christraasiide will bring com fort and joy evermore The raiiance of tlat star will beckoB worshippers in Hunting don TO rejoice in the of His message On earth peace iOOcSvill toward men Some o the services to be held by Huntingice churches on Sunday and on Christinas Eve are listed here FREE METHODIST CHLRCH A fortyminute Christmas can tata entitledThe Sight the Angels Sang will be presentee in the Shadyside Avenue Free Metho dist Church on Sunday evenire at oclock This is another thriilinc Christmas cantata setting to beautiful music the dramatic srrrourdinr the birth of Christ This by Johr Peterson has wen unprecedented acceptance throucbot the sir The public U irvitec to this inspirational Christinas pro Contd on Figs 10 WASHINGTON OPO gress and President Nison engaged in a contest of wills today over the size of the appropriation for the Depart ment of Health Education and Welfare as Congress pushed on toward holiday adjournment Faced with Nixons threat to veto the HEW money bill because the lawmakers had made it too SenateHouse negotiators responded late Fri day by making the cuts that were largely artificial and In one case out of a Nixon budget Three issues face Congress before 1 quits Monday or on Page TO Approval Of FarReaching Tax Reform Bill Certain Mount Union Christmas Services Set Christmas Programs Will Retell Bethlehem Story IR Manager INSIDE THE NEWS Twc Art eri cans kiiiec Friday Communist ground fire shot down a Helicopter riiship 62 aonhives o Sal con It raised to 1430 the number of American helicopters lost in the Vietnam War The heavies Around fighting occurred Fricay lr the populous Telia southwest o S a i c r South Vietnamese troops kilied 35 Vie Cong and North Virtrumese troops near Giao district town 59 miles souEhwrs o Sairon aixi 34 Along The Juniata 6 Ann Landers 6 Church Page 3 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics 9 11 Historical Sketches 6 Obituaries 2 Society i Club S Sports 4 Between Opposing Attorneys Shouting Match Ends Trial Week south troops lost five sever rn The d he week oi C ij v US trocps backed ry helicopter suasiiips asc ai strikes clashed with ComTuriisi trccps near Bu Top Greer 3ere 7 miles ncrtfc of he cs iyvfi uiis Xhree Speakers ai Contd or 12 Shirley Home Guests Feted Ry Grangers Meoers of Crarige held their arEialChristmas parry Surday Eecsnrer 14 at Shirley for Aged Shirleysborg Tbe fellowship hadbeen if uliy dec orate for he occasion s Rohrer tas grange zEetnbers The under the leadership of Mrs ear Grove and Mrs Eugeae Garner ih Mrs Clair rick presiding at the Tbe entire group sang O Come Ail Te Faithfid after which the Christinas story read frcm First Phase Of TOPS The relirrinsrv phase of the Huntingaor Klwariis Clubs Public sreskins contest was concluded ec age 01 cree students tee regiuar eetinr o the held Thurs dsy Eoor at the Hjtel Fenn Tne contest is one facet o the 7OFS youth program of the Huntingdon Kiwanis will reach ne finals rr January S The student speakers appear ing Thursday were Jeff 5 Area Hieh School Dennis Morisn Southern Hunt irgdcn County High Schco and Linda Ciganik Juniata Valley High Mrs Dorothy Hoover ac ccrrrsnled Swlcart and Mrs Hob ert Higibctham attended the Ki Ssjgart socke on The Honors in the Huntiascon Area scECoi system He toid the Ki ha oould the Honors Section to parents whose children are chosen for tie section Ii has csen a eys ir the trial of the Chicago rpicai note Defense Attorney William Kunstler was questioning Paul Saqusra a Chicago Daily News photographer about an incident of iilegevi police brutality oeoole during the I9SS Democratic National Convention Richird Schuttz assistant US attorney objected that the irciden had resulted in the indictment of three policemen Kurstler angrily retorted Tne defense contends that the prosecution of these policemen 3 sharn to begin with Scimli equally angry re plied the case was vigorously President Of Uganda Is Shot KAMPALA Uganda The Ugandan government de clared a state of emergency today in the search for the gunman who shot and wounded President Milton Obote as he was leaving a political meeting Friday night Obote 45 was reported in good condition at Mulaso Hospital Uganda radio said a suspect in the shootingwas being questioned Troops pitroled tlw eliy searching motorists and pede strians and the government ordered a ban on the main political opposition and closed the international airport Witnesses said four shots were fired as Obote was leaving Lugogo Stadium where he spake to the annual conference of his ruling Uganda Peoples Congress More than 1000 delegates gave Obote an ovation after his speech in which he saiiiS room for hating white in Uganda Contd on Paee 3 Aiother Christmas season is gladdening hearts around the world with its message of goodwill and hope Joy abounds as the beautiful story of the Holy Babe unfolds ageless but ever new commemorating the Saviours birth Highlighting tbe joyous season are services of praise and adoration which are a traditional part of every churchs heritage Services will feature candlelight programs pageants depicting the nativity cantatas telling the Christmas in songand child rens programs Yuletide services as prepared by ih churches in Mount trjon are as follows ST LUKE LUTHERAN CHLRCH A candlelight service of Les sons and Carols will mark the beginning of the Christmas sea son at St Luke Lutheran Church This service will commence at pm on December 21 the fourth Sunday in Advent Patterned after the English Festival of Lessons and Carols the service includes the reading Delegates Will Use Harsh Words Contd on Page 5 Saxton Church Plans Special Prosram Thr anniial Christinas pro sraia presentee jjy toe chijch school of the Saston United Meth cdist Church will be held Sun day December 21 at 11 ain All members of the church are irvited to attend ihe pro gram Xurabers to be present ed include the iolloving Open ing prayer Terry Kline tae Christmas story read by Mrs Contd on Page 5 CortQ or 5 HABAT Morocco antiAmerican feelins circulat ing in much of the Arab world vill not manifest itself in any calls for a move against the United States by delegates to the Arab summit opening today wellplaced Arab sources said The meeting involves 11 heads of state including Egyptian President Camal Ab del Nasser and Palestine guerrilla leader Yassir Arafat and was called to discuss how to deal with Israel The Arab officials predicted harsh words on the US stand in the Middle East But they said when the meeting is over the delegations will hare stopped short of calling for concrete moves against the United States A count of the delegates shows at least nine of the 14 nations of the Arab League attend for various economic or political reasons and do not want to antagonize the United States The formal opening of the summit was planned for today after the arrival of Nasser and King Feisal of Saudi Arabia They spent two days in Cairo discussing Middle East prob lems t was the first summit since Contd on Pass f of Old Testament prophecy and New Testament narratives of the birth of Christ The singing of hyims and carols complements the selected lessons The Ecu menical Folk Mass Group of Mount Union will participate as the choir and they will sing an anthem to announce the read ing of the Christmas gospel Iin nediately following this ser vice a light supper will be ser ved in the church basement by the Lutheran Church Women of St Luke Church At 11 oclock on Christmas Eve December 24 the Sacra ment of Holy Communion will be celebrated This is the center of the Christmas observance at St Luke Church by receiving the Sacrament of our Lords Body and Blood we not only remember his coming to Beth lehem but we rejoice at his com ing among us The St Luke Church School The Community Carol Sing to wm Present its annual Christ Mount Union will be held on Sunmas at 3 Pm on day evening December 21 at 9 sunda December 28 the Day pm on the steps of the First United Methodist Church Shirley Street This yuletide event is sponsT ored annually by the Mount Union Area Jaycees Serving as chair man of the committe making the arrangements was Dixie Smith assisted by Donald Booher The program consisting of many favorite carols will be conducted by J Richard Burk holder director of music for the Mount Union Area Schools A brass ensemble will accom pany the group singing Members of the ensemble are Mary Claire Frankhouser Mary Love Patti Rhone Betty Beaton Peggy James Lou Ann Shafer Mollie Contd on Page 5 JOHN GATES In Mount Union Community Carol Sing Is Sunday Contd on Page 51 Huntingdon Native Gets Promotion A Huntingdon native John E Gates has been appointed man ager of industrial relations for OwensCorning Fiberglas Cor poration In his new position Gates will represent the company in union contract negotiations and general contract administration matters He will have responsbility for developing corporate policies which pertain to employe bene fits subject to labormanagement negotiations A former employe of The Daily News Gates has been af Contd on Page 3 Nixon Is Expected To Sign WASHINGTON UPI Con gress is sure to pass and President Nixon Is certain to sign the massive tax reform and relief bill that in one way or another will affect nearly every American HouseSenate conferees fi nished work on the bill the most comprehensive overhaul of the tax structure in this century Friday Congress will give its Monday or Tuesday then send it to Nixon But nothing in the bill will affect the amount of taxes Americans will have to pay next April 15 on income earned this year A highranking official wro could not be identified said there was little doubt that Nixon would sign the bill He said Nixon needed the revenue it would yield next year But the official also said Contd on Page 5 Accident On Route 22 Three Huntingdon Countians Killed WEATHER Three Huntingdon County residents were killed instantly about 11 am Friday morningwhen the car in which they were traveling went out of control and crashed into a steelladen tractortrailer on snow covered Route 22 in Indiana County Pronounced dead on arrival at the Indiana Hospital in Indiana His car apparently left the were John H Roher 74 of Three ttien swerved out of Springs RD 1 his wife Goldie control and it returned to the 69 and their daughter Betty Jane highway The vehicle crossed Contest To Be Judged Dec 26 Judging for the annual Christ mas Homelighting Contest in the borough of Mount Union will be conducted on Friday evening December 26 beginning at 8 pm Most of the homes in the bor ough have been decorated in beautiful holiday garb with twink ling lights seasonal flowers and wreaths and brightly lighted Chr istmas trees Judges for the contest will be George C Kurtz and Mr and Mrs Stephan V Heine all of Huntingdon This yuletide event sponsored by the Mount Union Chamber of Commerce has created much interest throughout the commun ity The awards will be as follows first prize second S15 third S10 there will be ten prizes of So each and ten honorable mentions Cloudy windy and cold to day with snow or snow flur ries New snow accumula tions of 1 to 3 inches likely today Highs 25 to 30 Vari able cloudinesswith a chance of snow flurries tonight Cloudy and cold Sunday with snow Low tonight IS to 23 High Sunday 23 to 30 Mon day cloudy and cold with snow Roher 42 The deaths were caused by multiple injuries The crash occured on the slope of Penn View Mountain in West Wheatfield Township about one and onehalf miles west of the community of Clyde State Police from Indiana in vestigated the tragic accident and reported that the Kohers were travelling east on Route 22 with Mr Roher operating a 1963 Ford sedan Big Yule Edition Is Coming the Fairless Hills Works of the Contd on Page 10 By Huntingdon Council Of Churches Marital Counseling Plan Will Start On January 11 Address Kivvanis Club Luncheon Ttree mre teenagers from three high schiols in the rourty spoke at the Huntingdon Kiwanis Ciut luncheon or Thursday The three left to right Linda Ciganik JVHS Jeff Swigan HAHS and Terus Morgan SKCKS are shown with program chairman Brenneman Their speeches fatrily ard corimurity help wrap the lirst phase J TOPS Santa Visits Mill Creek On Tuesday Mill Creek area children are reminded of the annual visit of that jolly old man f r sm the North Pole on Tuesday evening The Captain Jack Lions Club and Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Com pany are sponsoring his trip and another large turnout is expected Santa Claus will be at Brady Henderson Mill CreekElement ary School at 7 p n on Tues day A party will be held in his honor and a movie and treats are on the agenda Contd on Page G A program of premarital and postmarital roundtable coun selling sessions in the planning stage for several months will be inaugurated on Sunday afternoon January 11under the auspices of the Huntingdon Council of Churches Dr H Ford Clark Council president announced today Designed to afford guidance to young couples planning to marry achieving a wellstructured and and to married couples having happy married life Dr Clark adjustment andor financial proexplains blems the Marriage Roundtable The Marriage Roundtable meetings will be held on the counselling in no way intrudes afternoon of fie second Sunday into the pastoral responsibilities of each month between the hours or functions of the clergy Dr of two and four oclock Place Clark makes clear in explaining of meeting will be In one of the thesaims of setup of the coun parlors of the former Nurses selling program in a letter sent Home at the J C Blair Memto all county ministers It will orial Hospital in Huntingdon seek rather to give guidance The program is set up in such in establishing a new family on a way that clergy of all churches a sound and realistic financial of every denomination in Hunting basis through the services of don County can take advantage of experts in this field and to it and urge their prospective achieving a responsive and brides and bridegrooms to underpy physical adjustment through take counselling with a view to the wise counsel of two of Hun the center line and crashed into the tractor and trailer with the impact upsetting the load of steel Police said that the roadway was snowcovered at the time of the accident The operator in the 1963 CMC A Wreath Around Your tractor and trailer Glen SinChristmas is the theme of the clair 38 of Somerset RD 1 Christmas Eve edition of The He was only slighly injured in Daily News one of the traditional the crash highlight issues of the year The steel rig was enroute from Wilh ful1 color on the page of the foursection paper it will be distributed to sub scribers on December 24 and be sent to all senicemen in Viet nam The paper will be replete with feature stories from all sections of the circulation area Christmas letters from area residents living abroad will be included as will the winners in the annual Christmas Eve Edition art greeting card and poetry contest sponsored in the areas seven high schools Colorful greetings from area merchants business firms and individuals are an integral pr Contd on Page 5 tingdon Countys foremost gyne cologists Drs John Fillman and Charles Shucker Both of these physicians have volunteered their services to the Council of Churches for the Marriage Round table program Financial expertise will be pro vided likewise on a voluntary basis by General Finance Ser vice Corporation Huntingdon in the persons of James G Thompson president his son James L Thompson or by a member of the advisory staff of the firm Through the courtesy of Gen eral Finance all appointments by clergy for their young people will be handled at its Huntingdon office by Mrs Jane Hearn No counselling will be given to anyone without an appointment made at least ten days in advance of Contd on Page 10 4 SHOPPING DAYS LEFT ;

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