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Daily News (Newspaper) - April 12, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library IT cl n cation B u i 1 d i n 71 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY APRIL 12 1969 NO 62 Poised To Reveal Spending Plans For Year Randy Hows The Catch This Season Randy Stapleton of McConn ells town likes to fish but before he indulges in this sport he takes care of his Daily News customersMrs James A Murray testified so well to his courtesy efficiency and good will that he won So and the honor of being rated a Hes TOPSf newsboy Low Bidder 11 Recommend Carrier For Prize On County Award Is Spent job Named Qn Fishing Gear Huntingdon Asphalt Products I Inc Huntingdon today was ident ified as the low bidder for aDe partment of Highways resur facing project on Route 22 in Porter Township west of Hunt 1 Ingdon The firms bid for the 23 miles of resurfacing was The resurfacing will start at Ithe Intersection of Route 22 and I old Route 22 leading to Alexan Idria and thence southeasterly for a distance of 23 miles to point where resurfacing work was completed last year The I Route 22 is also designated Porter Township Route 564 The resurfaced pavement ies from 33 to 50 feet in idth Mrs James A Murray of McCccm ells town isnt the only Daily News subscriber on Randall Stapletons route who thinks hes a firstrate newsboy Eleven persons recommended him for the Hes distinction in the division which covered northern Huntingdon County and McConneUstown to James Creek But it was Mrs Murrays tri bute to Randy which appealed to the judges Prof and Mrs Wilbur K McKee and won for her a six months free extension to her Daily News subscription Randy won S25 in cash and ac cording to the grapevine its already fishing equipment Heres what Mrs Murray had to say about this fine carrier who in addition to his DatlyNews duties finds time for these hob bies stamp arid fos fishing The PDH yesterday in Harris rg received low bids su collecting hunting million lor 37 protrapping and drawing sets In 29 counties of the happy to read of your Commonwealth contest in The Daily News and to New Enterprise Stone and Lime be given an opportunity to recom o Inc New Enterprise was mend Randall Stapleton of Mc low bidder at for the connellstown as a winner He esurfaclng of 55 miles of U S on Page 6 ar Breaks las Slops lln Rank Lobbv has been my newsboy for about a period of six months and I have yet to experience a paper not de livered a paper arriving late haphazard collections or mixed up accounts On many occasions un solicited consideration was given to me by Randy in particular his habit of putting the paper in side the storm door during in The First National Bank al dement or windy weather On one llapleton had an unexpectec occasion I was going to be away Jailer early this morning for several days and neglected It was a 1968 Ford that endec to cancel my paper Randy found in the main lobby of the he papgj still on the porch and Iding after crashing throug piaced it under the doormat so of the large plate glass an empty house was not is at the front of the build apparent and an invitation to mis 6 am chief makers Mabel Houck Mapleton Depot another time I was washing Russians Oiler To Negotiate MOSCOW Soviet Union today start negotiations with in Moscow next Tuestia at any other date convenient for the Chinese in an effort to end their bitter bonier dispute which has claimed casualties on both sides The Soviet Foreign Ministry handed the Red Chinese Embas sy in Moscow a diplomatic note proposing the talks late Friday The document was reported to be than 300 specific and businesslike The transmission of the note was reported today by the Soviet news agency Tass Calls For Talks It called for resumption of the MoscowPeking talks which opened In 1964 in the Chinese capital Negotiators were sche duled to swiOi the consulta tions to Moexw Zater that year but the Chinese showed up Contd on Page 2 Fiberglas Sales Set Record Fiberglas Corporation today ann ounced record sales and in creased earnings for the first quarter of 1969 Sales for the three months ended March 31 1969 were million up 17 percent from million for the cor responding quarter a year ago Net earnings for the quarter increased 35 percent on a per share basis They totaled million or 66 cents per share compared to million or 49 cents per share lor the com parable period in 1968 Both fi gures reflect the 10 percent US income tax surcharge Board Chairman General Lauris Norstad attributed the sales gain to steadily increas ing demand for Fiberglas mat erlals in almost all our pro duct categories Sales of building insulation were particularly strong largely as a result of our continuing efforts to upgrade its use An additional factor has been the favorable growth rate in all markets of Fiberglas ma terials sold as reinforcements for plastics The tire indus trys requirements for tire cord continue to increase at a rapid rate General Norstad said that sales in the first quarter were the se cond best quarterly salestodate Contd on Page 6 Before Talks With Soviets NATO Desires Careful Agenda NATO allies were agreed today that any serious negotiations with the Sovietdominated Warsaw Pact countries to resolve European military and political issues would have to be undertaken on a cautious stepbystep basis The NATO council of ters in a communique Issued Friday at the close of its two day annual spring meeting said any agenda for eventual sions must be prepared well In advance and limited to those Issues which best lend them selves to fruitful negotiation and an early resolution This phrasing was taken to mean that leaders of the 15 At Mount Union Firemen To Stage Auction Are you in need of an auto member Western alliance while malic washer dryer antique willing to hold talks eventually dishes radio lawn furniture were opposed to the alltelevision set toys chairs or encompassing kind of EastWest perhaps an automobile conference on European securiThese articles and many more ty proposed March 17 by the too numerous to list will be offer Warsaw pact countries ed at the Mount Union Volunteer The key passage of the 1400Firemens Public Auction Rum word communique which mage Sale and Bazaar caused the foreign ministers The big event is scheduled for some drafting problems alSaturday April 19 andwlllbegin though it was endorsed by all in promptly at 10 am and continue principle was this throughout the day The auction The Allies proposed while will be held directly in back of remaining In close consultation the Municipal Building weather to explore with the Soviet Union permitting otherwise it is to be and the other countries of held inside the building Eastern Europe which concrete A rummage sale with clothes issues best lend themselves to suitable tor all members of the Contd on Page 6 fContd on Page 5 Two Students Protests Fizzle New Absentee Ballot Law To Be Explained Changes in the absentee ballot law which will go Into effect for the first time In Huntingdon County In the Primary Election in May will be discussed In a spe cial radio broadcast on WHUN Monday afternoon April 14 at oclock Lewis F Greene chief clerk of the Huntingdon County Com missioners will have the an swers to the questions put to him by the program host Jo McMeen The program will be of perti nent interest to anyone who will need an absentee ballot for the May election because of absence from towns persons working away from their voting place families of students and handi capped persons There are numerous changes in the new law relating to the pro curement of ballots and deadline for returning ballots after marking Persons who have parti cular questions about the new law will have an opportunity to call In their questions for an swering during the latter part of the program 81 Killed In 6 Drives Icle the of the car backed her vewindOws when Randy arrived at Into the window and shatter his regular collection time he large glass which to return the following day d 8 feet by 14 leet in size Qrder not to interrupt me President Jack DUfenderfei A conclusion to be drawn is that d the trunk portion of the cai he tes consideration for his cus ended into the main lobby o tomers aiong with punctuality bank The driver did no accuracy reguiarlty Randy always Includes a on Page 2 Contd on Page 6 INSIDE THE NEWS Albert Rung Along The Juniata Ann Landers Church Page Classified Ads 8 6 8 3 10 11 the vehicle after the crash Contd on Page 21 Comics9 Crossword Puzzle 11 Editorials8 Obituaries2 tril Tour lounlv Last In 1969 ree Chest XRays Will e Discontinued July 1 Marines killed 13 Communists moving into the Demilitarized Zone military spokesmen said today Allied troops killed 81 Communist soldiers in six offensive operations from the DMZ to the Mekong Delta Communists blasted 30 towns and military bases Friday night and early today in their intensified series of attacks The Communists fired rockets and mortars at 45 such points the previous night B52 bombers dropped nearly a minion pounds of bombs on Communist troop concentra tions base camps bunker complexes and weapons posi tions northwest and east of Saigon Friday night and early today military spokesmen said Four Americans were killed Friday when Communist groundfire shot down a US Marine CH46 helicopter in Quang Nam Province in the nations northern quarter The twinengine chopper crashed eight miles northnorthwest of An Hoa The Marines were ordered to fire into the sixmilewide Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Vietnam after 20 Communist troops were spotted moving into the buffer zone American spokesmen said UJ5 Marine artillery fired into the DMZ at the Communists a Project halfmile inside the southern edge of the zone and six miles westsouthwest of Con Thien An aerial observer spotted 13 Contd on Page 6 Harvard Protest Hard To Define Student strikes fizzled Friday at the University of Chicago and Rutgers University at Newark N J but about half the stu dent body stayed away from classes at Harvard while the fa culty criticized both protesters and administration The Harvard strike called to protest the ousting by club swinging police of some 200 students sitting in at the Administration Building Thurs day was difficult to evaluate Administration sources point ed out that Harvards 15000 students are not required to attend classes so no official attendance records are kept But spot checks showed most of classes only half filled despite the pressure of upcoming examinations and a unanimous vote by 600 graduate students and teaching fellows to support the walkout Some classes and tutoring sessions were com pletely cancelled Votes Meanwhile the faculty of the 333yearold institution voted 39513 for a resolution criticiz ing the students for occupying the Administration Building but also rapping the administration for using police to oust them The dispute began with student objections to a Reserve Officer Training Corps program on campus and a call for Contd on Page 5 Gulf Coast Damaged By Tornadoes At least 20 persons were injured in damaging tornadoes along the Gulf Coast Friday and property damage was expected to run Into the hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Bay City Tex area alone Three twisters struck at Bay City and another touched down at Wadsworth 10 miles south The most damaging tornado smashed Into a row of beach houses and trailer homes 22 miles southeast of Bay City at the resort area of Sargent Twelve persons were hurt at Sargent none critically At least eight persons were hurt at Bay City none seriously In Victoria Tex winds reached as high as 70 miles an hour uprooting trees The strong winds caused only minor Contd on Page 5 1969 Fair Has Record Budget A record budget has been approved by the board of directors for the 1969 Huntingdon County Fair which opens Monday Aug 11 Committees are busy now plan ning for the weeklong 109th annual agricultural exposition Robert Ross president of the untingdon County Agricultural Association sponsor of the fair is receiving reports noting pro gress in all phases of the plan ning The entertainment committee headed by Eldon Hawn is busy lining up outstanding attractions The 4th annual Harvest Time Classic a registered Holstein dairy cattle sale has been sch edulcd for Friday night Aug 8 Contd on Page 2 Plans To Plup Tax Loopholes WASHINGTON UPl ident Nixon today plans to reveal in broad terms the amount of money his adminis tration needs to operate the government tight Inflation and support the Vietnam War At thesame time it was learned White House tax aides were preparing legislation to plug loopholes used by some potential taxpayers to escape heavy payments There were hints the Nixon spending plan for fiscal 1970 would trim by as much as billion the budget sent to Congress earlier this year by former President Lyndon B Johnson Proposed Expenditures Johnson had proposed federal government expenditures of billion which he said would achieve a surplus of billion Sources close to the adminis tration indicate the Nixon plan hopefully would add another billion to the goal economists believe necessary to curb inflationary pressures White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler said the Pres Contd on Page 5 Sirhans Case Now Sweeping Schedule Set In Huntingdon The Huntingdon Borough Police Department has announced that street sweeping will resume In the borough beginning at am Monday April 14 As there has been some change in the schedule since last year motorists are requested to give special attention to their neigh borhood signs whichlist cleaning hours From am to 6 am no automobiles may be parked on the streets being cleaned on Contd on Page 5 LOS ANGELES CUPI Shrewd Grant Cooper took one swipe at the prosecution demand for a verdict of first degree murder in the trial of Sirhan B Sirhan His voice rising and his arms waving the chief defense attorney turned to the jury and said Suppose the victim had hot been Robert F Kennedy but someone named John Smith or Jose Gonzales or George Washington Brown just someone in a crowd 1 suggest that with the psychiatric testimony you have heard that you wouldnt take two minutes to return a verdict of second degree murder on the grounds of diminished capacity Forge this was a United States senator and do your duty as you said you would Scorching Answer Burly Lynn Compton a former Rose Bowl star and World War 11 paratrooper had a scorching answer as the chief prosecuting attorney He talked Contd on Page 5 Of Easter Seal Soeietv 111 Huntingdon County resi ts who make It a point to use service of the mobile Xray when it tours Huntingdon nty are alerted to the spring beginning Monday April 21 will be the final free Xray in the county this year e free Xrays 70 millimeter were sponsored in the past he dlvisioof chronic respira j diseases Pennsylvania Dep tent of Health andthe Hun an County Tuberculosis and Society But no longer is coming tour marks the Ifree visit for general chest purposes in Huntingdon ty this year COST TOO HIGH 14 new active cases of TB A review of the program by discovered by the mobile unit the Surgeon Generals task force Total 46 For the previous year commission noted the high cost Huntingdon Countys total was 42 of obtaining the best survey yield The totals just dont come up from this general Xray policy to tne hlgh Jncldence rate re Starting July 1 any county turnqured by the Health Department the Township Ready Clergy Seminar To Eye Needs Of Handicapped ing up under 50 new cases of tuberculosis will be Ineligible for the Health Departments free X ray service This means a discontinuance of the 70 millimeter filming and the reading of those films The money saved by eliminating the service will be redirected toward Improving outpatient care at state TB clinics Only counties showing a high Evelyn Walton executive incidence of new cases will be tary of the county TB and eligible for continuing free Xray Society explained thedls tours uance for Daily News read Huntingdon County records for 1968 show 32 inactive cases and for continuing the free service Previously Huntingdon Co untys TB Society had paid for the followup Xrays on persons who showed positive Incidence of tuberculosis as discovered by the general free Xrays The reading ot the films was also done without charge by the divi sion of chronic respiratory eases state Department of Health Following the April tour Mon day the 21st through Friday the 25th Xray tours in the county Contd on Page 5 HARPJS3URG Up for con sideration on the calendar of the House of Representatives when the Legislature returns from its Easter recess April 14 will be two bills affecting second class townships such as the 30 second class townships In Huntingdon County One bill would Increase from to the maximum amount of compensation that could be paid the secretary of the town ship association in the county with provision that the secre Contd on Page 2 A Seminar for Clergy a con cept in health education new to this area will be held on Mon day April 21 in the Abbey Re formed Church United Church of Christ Sixth and Church Streets Huntingdon Hours for the Seminar entitled Religion A Vital Link to Rehabilitation a great awareness of the import ant role of the clergy to en able them to do an even more ef fective Job of counseling families of the handicapped and to present a directory of allied agencies serving the handicapped Four outstanding speakers have been secured First and sponsored by the Easter Seal speaker in the afternoon will be Society for Crippled Children and Rabbi Herbert Panitchof Agudath Adults of Huntingdon County will Achlm Congregation Altoona from am until 3 oclock who will discuss Relationshipof in the afternoon Clergymen to the Family of the This oneday seminar is Handicapped Rabbi Panltchhas planned to heighten the clergys had wide experience in these awareness of the needs of a family areas and is In great demand which has ahandlcapped member as a speaker on such subjects to increase sensitivity to the feelFirst morning speaker will be ings and attitudes associated with Ranald Gruen State College having a handicap to Instill school psychologist and doctoral candidate at Pennsylvania State University who will focus atten tion on The SelfConcept d the Handicapped Child and How View Him Following Mr Gruen will be Mrs Joyce R Carter speech and hearing therapist for the Hun tingdon County Easter Seal Socle tys weekly clinic and for Hun tingdon Area and Juniata Valley Schools Her talk will focus on speech and hearing problems and will help the clergy In recogni tion of various types Tools which the society clinic possesses will be demonstrated and tapes will aid in spotlighting various speech impairments Contd on Page 6 Checkup On Dog Licenses Is Planned Herman G Robb state doglaw enforcement officer in Hunting don County announced today that a general checkup on compliance with license requirements will start next week Dog licenses for 1969 if not already purchased have been overdue since February 15 Robb warned that In the check up persons found owning or harboring an unlicensed dog will face prosecution Violators are informed that under the 1965 State Dog Law fines range from to plus The purchase of a dog license does not permit a canine to run at large Robb urges that dog owners protect their pets and their neighbors property by keeping their dog confined and under control at all times THE WEATHEK Sunny with seasonable tem peratures today The high in the upper 50s and lower 60s Fair and cool tonight The low In the 30s Mostly sunny and a little warmer on Sunday The high In the 60sIncreasing cloudiness with a chance of showers on Monday ;