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Daily News (Newspaper) - April 11, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY p VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA FRIDAY APRIL 11 1969 PHONE 6434040 INO61 Nixon NATO Heads In Closed Session To Boost Morale Of Arab People Aid To Nasser Pleads For Win A top aide to Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser today pleaded for just one military victory over Israel to boost Arab morale In Jordan the military cracked down on Palestinian guerrillas who attacked the Israeli port of Elath Mohamed Has sane in editor At Fiberglas Halkal of the Cairo newspaper Boost To Adult Probation Services Gene Kramer left adult probation services adviser of the Pennsylvania Board oi Probation and Parole Harrlsburgpresents a check tor to Huntingdon County Chairman Gordon W Haverstock right The check is to be used tor continuing and improving adult probation services in the county and represents the available portion of a state grantin aid requested by the county in February Witnessing the presentation are President Judge R Merle Heffner second from left and Huntingdon County adult probation officer Raymond A Holland Probation Plans For July Mission Given 3 Selected For Apollo 12 Crew Office C State Grant Huntingdon County has receiv ed a grantlnaid for continuing services in its adult probation department from the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole The sum amounted to about 65 per cent of the requested 50 for which the county was eligible through adding one quail fled adult probation position to its present staff However limited funds avail able for 1969 grants permitted only the 65 per cent of the total eligible amount to trickle from state coffers into the countys pocket Gene adult probation services adviser presented the check forthe grant to Gordon W Haverstock chairman of the county commissioners in a brief courthouse cerercsny Thursday President Judge R Merle Heff ner and Huntingdon County adult probation officer Raymond A Holland were present when the check was relayed Huntingdon County had sub mitted its request to the state Board of Probation and Parole on February 17 but a letter Contd on Pages By EDWARD K DELONG UPI Space Writer SPACE CENTER Houston Navy astronauts flying the second American moon landing mission planned this year will aim for a different part of the moon than will Apollo 11 in Jjiy the space agency said Thursday The agency announced that veteran space pilct Charles Pete Conrad will command Apollo 12 accompanied by Richard F Gordon and Alfn Bean Gordon is a veteran of one previous flight with Conrad and Bean is a rookie Apollo 11 the first planned landing mission is scheduled for launch in midJuly and Contd on Page 3 Closing Of Centers Protested WASHINGTON UPI teen senators and 12 House members have signed a tele I gram to President Nixon in protest of the administrations reported plans to close down more than naif of all Job Corps I centers The telegram told Nixon we deeply disturbed to read of the planned closings and tasked him to put off final I decisions until after congres siona hearings on poverty It was learned originally thai 157 urban centers and rural or conservation camps rould be closed down at a Jsaving of S100 million There now 106 Job Corps centers enrolling 35000 persons with a of million As word of the planned tmtdcwns spread however the ist changed somewhat The current list includes these camps Arizona Alpine Kingman San Carlos Winslow Contd on Page 2 SPEBSQSA Is Organized Its organized The Hunting don Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encourage ment of Barber Shop Quartet Sing ing in America chose Richard M Langdon as its president at the organizational meeting Wed nesday evening at the community center Other officers include Robert H Maroney secretary Robert C Williams treasurer and Her bert S Williams musical di rector The steering committee for the embryo barber shop group also Includes John King Jr John D Grove Jr and Dr Don ald 11 Fauth Sponsored jointly by the Lewis town State College and Altoona SPEBSQSA chapters the Hunt ingdon organization joined the society as part of the MidAt lantic District which includes Contd on Page 2 Soldier Is Listed As Informer FT JACKSON SC The young private from Illinois was one of the most articulate and outspoken critics of US in When the GIs Against the War in Vietnam held one of Us meetings Pvt John Huffman generally was in the forefront of the discussions Thus it was not surprising that when nine members of the group were arrested in nearby Columbia last month the soldier with the most charges against him was Huffman 19 of Oak Park 111 What was surprising was that the Army revealed Thursday Huffman was an informer against the Gis It said the charges against Huffman had been dismissed and he had been transferred to another unit it refused to say Attorneys for the other GIs promptly cried foul Attorney Thomas D Broadwater said the Army had compromised its case by planting an agent among the defendants in violation of the clientattorney relationship Melvin Wulf legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union strongly protested Huff mans activity We condemn the use of political spies and provocateurs the reports are and think the government has no right to introduce spies and provocateurs into groups engag ing in acts protected by the First Amendment he said The Armys spokesman act ing Public Information Officer Contd on Page 3 Convention Planned At Sugar Run The annual convention of the Eighth District Sunday School Association of Huntingdon County will be held on Sunday April 13 in the Sugar Run Church of the Brethren in Hill Valley The Rev Raymond Risden is pastor of the host church Theme of the program will be Christian UnityEphesians The afternoon session will commence at pm with Jos eph Miller as moderator Lead ing the song service will be Mrs Emma Smith Reporting on the nominating election willbe Mrs Rebecca Grove There will be brief remarks by the county officers The benediction will be offered by the Rev E W Jarrett to conclude the afternoon session A lunch will be served at Contd on Page 3 Dissidents At Temple Gets Adviee PHILADELPHIA UP1 Temple University President Paul R Anderson told dissident students Thursday those who resort to threats intimidation and forms of coercion should get out of college because they have no business there Those at Temple University who do not wish to live within this framework of fair play and newly organized universitywide governance plan should find other than a university climate for their endeavors be said Contd on Page 2 Al Ahram wrote in a column Easter Is Over that to boost Egyptian self confidence the countrys forces should inflict an indisputable military defeat on the Israeli army in one military just one He said such a victory would 1 destroy the legend of Israels V lOlCIlCe unconquerable army and shake the foundations of its military organization The editor also said an Arab victory would force the United States to change its Middle East policy iiccthe Israel and Egypt forces opened up with artillery tanks and machine guns along a 75 niile stretch of tbe waterway Thursday Each side accused the other of starting the fighting which lasted for three hours and 45 minutes before a cease fire was arranged by UN observers Jay S White Campuses across the nation faced student strikes and boycotts today in the wake of violent confrontations with po East vacation was over Protesters at Harvard Univer sity Thursday called for a three day strike as their ranks swelled from a few hundred to around 2000 after police broke up an occupation at the Administration Building Nearly 200 were arrested and White Gets Job As Cost Accountant at teas 30 injured in the dawn Jordanian officials angered toto tHaMngm Most were later released on personal recognizance Led By SDS The demonstrators led by Students for a Democratic Society demanded a binding referendum on whether to retain the Reserve Officers Training Corps at the school lower housing 2 sndan end to destruction of homes in the campus area On the Pacific Coast Stanford University officials and some Contd on Page 3 Parley Is Silent For Hours PANMUN JOM Korea UPI American general and the North Korean general glared at 200 student and faculty member each other across tbe table The only sound was tbe wind howling across the barren hills outside their quonset hut Maj Gen James B Kapp negotiator for the United Nations Command was waiting for Maj Gen Ri Choon Sun of the Democratic Peoples Republic of North Korea to propose a recess They sat there arms folded for hours Not a word Contd on Page 3 Four Boys Injured In Crash Despite the fact they were Finally Gen Ri got up and thrown from an auto in a 000 walked out into the darkness accident four and roared away in a Russian made car It was pm It was the 289th meeting of the Korean Military Armistice Commission at the truce village Jay S White of Huntingdon RD 1 has been named to a new position in the Cost Control Dep artment at OwensCorning Fiber glas Huntingdon it was announ ced today by Roy J Hess plant manager White Is currently an engineer in the Industrial Engin eering Department at OCF Hun tingdon He will assume the position of cost accountant effective April 15 In this position he wUl rep ort to Ronald L Holland cost control manager A native of Huntingdon White graduated from Huntingdon Area High School and received his degree in mathematics from Jun iata College in 1963 White has been associatedwlth OCF since October 1967 when he was hired as operations analyst in the Industrial Engineering Department of the Huntingdon plant In March 1968 he was promoted to industrial engineer ing assistant He earned his pre sent position ol industrial ineer in December 1968 He is single and resides at the Rays town Dam Gives Ideas To Bolster Alliance WASHINGTON UPI ident Nixon meets behind closed doors today with the foreign ministers of the 15 NATO nations to discuss his Ideas for making the alliance a more effective political and social Instrument without reducing its military strength The President planned ac cording to his aides to expand on the Ideas he expressed in a speech Thursday commemorat ing the 20th anniversary of the founding of the alliance He told a glittering galaxy of foreign dignitaries and American offi cials that NATO while keeping its guard up against unpredicta ble Soviet maneuvers must nevertheless find ways of adapting itself to a situation In which some of the sharp edges of the cold war have been blunted and there are signs that the Communists want to lower tensions in Europe Will Resume Session The NATO ministers follow ing their onehour meeting thi morning with Nixon were scheduled to resume their annual spring council session at which they are seeking to Contd on Page 8 n VMB sy young brothers escaped serious injury yesterday afternoon at the Route 22South Fourth Street intersection near Huntingdon The boys sons of Mrs Mary Warriors Mark Location For of Panmunjom and set arecord H Weko Crooked Creek Hun CoilVeiltioil as the longest such meeting since the Korean War ended July 27 1953 The generals had been there II hours and 35 minutes Neither ate cr went to tbe toilet in tingdon RD 1 were treated at the J C Blair Memorial Hos pital for multiple abrasions and contusions and then released They suffered no fractures The accident victims were Session Of Court Held all that time Delegates to Charles 2 Kenneth 3 Robert such meetings may leave the room only with a formal adjournment proposal Gen Ri said there INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers6 Building Page12 Classified Ads 14 15 Comics13 Roundup 8 Crossword Puzzle15 Editorials6 Farm Page11 Obituaries 2 On Stage Live8 School Page7 Television 10 11 Malnutrition Is Typical Of All WASHINGTON UPI A malnutrition expert said today thai rich and poor alike suffer from malnutrition 15 per cent of adult women are too fat and ail segments of tbe population suffer from bad teeth Dr Arnold E Schaefer a whos who biochemist who Is chief of the US Public Health Services nutrition program said that welUodo persons as well as the poor suffer from malnutrition The affluent have such problems as anemia obesity and dental difficulties Schaefer said in testimony and an interview Is Witness Schaefer secretary of the American Institute of Nutrition has spent the last two days as a witness at tbe Food and Drug Administrations nearly long hearings on advertising and labeling of vitamins and minerals Schafer also testified in January before the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Related Human Needs Schaefer is directing a national nutrition survey of families whose incomes range from a year to more than 542000 a year Of the latter group he said We do have problems in them Schaefer said that 18 per cent of persms over 10 years of age in the Texas nutrition survey reported they were unable to chew some foods because of the Contd on Page 2 Several matters were handled by Judge R Merle Heffner during yesterdays session of Hunting don County Court The jurist signed an order freeing Harold PGill Jr from Huntingdon County Jail on a work release program The action was taken upon the rec ommendation of District Attorney Newton C Taylor and Raymond A Holland acting director ol Huntingdon County Probation Services It will be recalled that Gill was involved in an incident at Three Springs last July 8 when he terrorized the borough for several hours by discharging deadly weapons Gill was committed Nov 19 for a period of not less than nine months nor more than 23 months after pleading guilty to aggravated assault and battery and two other charges one being pointing and discharging a deadly weapon Judge Heffners order places GUI in the custody of his father Harold P GUI Sr of Smithfleld from 8 ajn to 5 pjn dally Monday through Friday tor the Contd on Page 3 was no point in continuing the meeting In view of North Koreans rude and unwarranted conduct Knapp said I consider this meeting to be terminated Contd onPage2 W 5 Michael 6 Their father John Michael Weko was killed in a twocar crash on Route 22 near Mill Creek two years ago on March 18 1967 The fifth Weko child John J 4 underwent eye surgery at the Huntingdon hospital yester day morning and his mother was visiting him at the institution at Warriors Mark United Metho dist Church will be the location for the annual convention to be held by District One Sunday Schools on Sunday evening April 13 at oclock Keynote speaker will be the Rev Ralph Ebersole manager of the Church of the Brethren camp in Diamond Valley Mr Ebersole is known in the area for his interest in young peo ple and church camps The public s welcome to attend the meeting Delta City V SAIGON barrage of Viet Cong mortar shells slammed into Vinh Long City in the Mekong Delta today killing 15 persons and wounding 105 South Vietnamese spokesmen said More than 100 rounds explod ed before dawn in the citys marketplace an area packed with shoppers and trading booths during the day and with sleeping civilians at night Initial reports said most of the dead and 92 of the wounded were civilians The rest were South Vietnamese soldiers It was one of at least 32 overnight shellings across South most in any night in the past 15 days One Of Three Cities Hit Vinh Long a province capital 70 miles southwest of Saigon was one of three Mekong Delta Contd on Page 5 THE WEATHER Cloudy this morning be coming mostly sunny during the afternoon The high in the upper 40s and 50s Fair and cool tonight The low In the 30s except in the 20s in some mountain valleys Sunny and a little warmer on Sat urday The high in the upper 50s and 60s Fair and mild Sunday Scene Of Route 22 Crash Thursday Heres the scene at the Route 22 and South Fourth Street intersection yesterday afternoon whan four young brothers were hurt and two cars were damaged a total of The four boys were thrown from the sedan on left when it was hit by the Chevrolet at the far right Chevy was westbound on Route 22 while other vehicle was crossing Route 22 south to north ;