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Daily News (Newspaper) - April 14, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Librar Scions Face Busiest Week Nixon Will Uncover His Plans WASHINGTON UP I Kress may face Its busiest time stoce opening day this week when President Nixon uncovers his plans to cut government spending by billion Democrats were already lined up eyeing endangered poverty programs and preparing to push their contention that any reduction in military spending should be diverted back Into domestic programs Nixon gave a hint of his budget plans during the wee to end when he announced tions to cut military spending by 11 bill ion and domestic programs by billion His fiscal 1970 budget Nixon said will produce a billion surplus since 1951 Scheduled For Release Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield satt the Nixon itemized budget figures which are scheduled for release this week are the long awaited long anticipated budget which Congress has been waiting to tackle Mansfield along with Democrats Edward M Kennedy and Edmund S Muslde have INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 11 Comics 13 Crossword Puzzle 15 Editorials 10 News of Yesteryear 10 Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 10 Society Club News 9 Sports 4 Through These Doors 16 warned repeatedly they want to cut down military spending and divert the savings into domestic programs While Nixon has not yet detailed where be will make all of the cuts some changes in the poverty programs have already sparked opposition This was likely to continue this week when a Senate subcommittee on poverty begins hearings and before the House Education and Labor Committee These panels are both cerned with Nixons previously announced intention of cutting million out of the Job Corps where 59 training centers will be closed by July 1 The hearings were expected to emphasize the need for keeping the centers open until the congressmen take enough testi mony to determine whether the Job Corps has been doing what it was supposed to Budget Director Robert P Mayo said Nixon would send Congress specific legislation on farm support payments and postal rate increases as part of the new budget Asks Crackdown Another clue to Nixons plans came from DrArthur Burns the Presidents chief economic adviser who said Nixon will ask Congress this week to crack down on tax loopholes for the wealthy and to grant increased tax deductions to the lowest income brackets Burns appearing Sunday on a television show Face the said Nixon will also advocate the federal government share its income tax revenues with state and local governments to help cope with city and community problems Elsewhere this week as Congress returned from Its long Easter vacation House Commerce Com mittee starts hearings on the Federal Communication Com missions proposal to ban radio and television cigarette com mercials The ban will start July 1 unless Congress inter venes House Tuesday con si ders a water pollution bill that includes heavy liability provi slons for operators of oil ships and oil wells that might foul Contd on Page 5 THE WEATHER Warm and increasing clou diness today with chance of rain by late afternoon or eve ning Highs upper sixties to the lower seventies Cloudy and mild with occasional rain tonight and Tuesday Low night midiifties High Tues day mid sixties The outlook for Wednesday diminishing cloudiness and mild THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA MONDAY APRIL 14 1969 NO 63 Large Home Is Hit Hard In Blaze The nineroom Harry S Gillam home in Alexandria Borough was heavily damaged by smoke fire aiid damage early today with a loss estimated at Three volunteer firemen were injured and six residents of the dwelling were made homeless as a result of the blaze Car Demolished In County Fatal Mishap This Dally News photo shows the 1966 Plymouth Barracuda coupe in which a 15yearold Blair County boy was killed near Spruce Creek on Saturday Three other teenagers in the car including a brother of the dead boy suffered only minor injuries It was Huntingdon Countys second traffic death of the year Young Driver Loses Control Of Vehicle Boy 15 Killed In Spruce Creek Crash Past Action Asked On 10 Proposals A massive head injury suffered in a onecar accidentnear Spruce Creek caused the death of a 15yearold high school sopho more early Saturday morning The boy operating without a license was identified by State Police as Steven Edward Chest ney son of Mr and Mrs W E Chestney Jr 1205 Fourth Ave nue Altcona Three other teenagers in the death car including an 18year old brother of the fatality vic tim escaped with only minor juries brush burns and contu sions The borrowed 1966 Plymouth Barracuda coupe in which the four boys were riding was de molished with loss being set at about 1200 The Spruce Creek Town ship fatality on Saturday was the second traffic death In Huntingdon County for the year 1969 the first since February Young Chestney died at Tyrone Hospital at pjn Saturday about one hour after the accident which occurred on Legislative Route 31058 justonequarter ofa mile northwest of Spruce Creek The attending physician at Ty rone Hospital told The Dally News that Chesmeys death was due to a fractured skull and a massive head injury State Trooper William R Mostoller is heading the investi gation of the accident Dr Harry HNegley JrHun tlngdon County coroner joined in the Investigation after Chestney died He said today that no in quest is planned Those injured in the crash were Steven Garner 16 of 1413 Fourth Avenue Juniata Altoona Michael Luciano 19 of 225 Hud son Avenue Altoonaand Timothy Contd on Page 8 Hijackers Must Pay For Drinks MIAMI cool stewar dess has let it be known that hijackers dont rate free drinks on nonscheduled flights to Havana Janet Hoffman was one of the hostesses aboard a Pan Ameri can 727 jet which was diverted to Cuba by four armed men Sunday during a Puerto Ricoto Miami hop When one of the hijackers ordered a scotch on the rocks she made him pay He gave her a dollar and she gave him 50 cents change said Capt George V Dix the pilot on Flight 460 2GO Miles Out Dix said he was about 250 Contd on Pje 5 Solons In State End Long Recess HARRISBURG UPI The Pennsylvania General Assem bly returned to the Capitol af ter a lengthy recess today the House for its 2Gth working day of 1969 the Senate for its 22nd The weeks legislative sched ule included action in items ready for final consideration key bill introductions and later this week committee hearings in various parts of the state House Democratic leaders plan to bring to final votes pro posals that would set up an eth ics committee for that chamber and require lobbyists to submit annual reports on their fi nances Contd on Page 2 Man Sulters Fatal Heart Attack Sunday An Allegheny County man David Holt Kellaway 62 of East Broadway Extension Pitcairn suffered a fatal heart attack early Sunday morning while staying at a huntingfishing camp in Hunting don County Kellaway was president of the East Branch Hunting and Fishing Lodge located along the East Branch Road in Jackson Town ship about 5 miles north of Jacksons Corner Contd on Page 6 Gold Tones Will Sing On WHUN Tuesday The Gold Tones of Southern Huntingdon County High School will be making their second appearance on Radio Station WHUN tomorrow at oclock when they will give a recital of songs for springtime on the Lets Talk It Over show Mrs Bonnie Hiles is director of the group of girls a triple trio including soprano Karen Kimmel senior Diane Ewing junior and Dottle Thomas Jun ior soprano II Nancy Booth senior Dorcas Hoffman senior and Trudy Holden junior alto Karen Runk junior Mary Mansberger sophomore and Eileen Briggs sophomore The Gold Tones will sing Seventy six Trombones Hey Look Me Over This Is My Country Tonight and One Hand One Heart from West Side Story and Some thing Stupid Contd on Page 6 Second Day US Troops Batter Red Base Camp SAIGON UPI American troops today counterattacked a Communist base camp north west of Saigon whose defenders weathered one onslaught of all the firepower US bombers and artillery could muster v The US Command reported a second day of fighting at the camp 45 miles from downtown Saigon and said 15 GIs had been killed and 16 wounded trying to capture it Sunday Guerrilla losses were 11 dead American B52 bombers began the offensive against the camp early Sunday dropping tons of bombs apart 72 H shaped guerrilla bunkers and 40 other foxholes military spokes men said The guerrillas were in the other half of the camp however and opened up with machine guns and antitank rockets on a column of US armor that rumbled into the bomb target area Sunday looking for survivors The battle raged for four hours Sunday five miles from the village of Phu Khuong long the center of Communist activity on one of the major iipproach routes from Cambodia toward Saigon American commanders rushed in reinforcements and ordered waves of dive bombers and steady artillery barrages against the guerrillas military Contd on Page 6 Beginnings Is Garden Club Theme Beginnings Is the appro priate theme for the organization meeting of the Stan ding Stone Gar den Club which has been scheduled for tomorrow evening April 15 at 8 oclock in St James Lutheran Church Social hall Three flower arrangements in terpreting the theme will be dis played on a show table the work of Mrs Richard Wisotzkey Mrs Orvllle C Dore and Mrs Willard Divlns members of the settering committee Specimens of spring blooms will also be Contd on Page 6 Car Truck Demolished In Accident No person was injured but a car and pickkp truck were demo lished yesterday m a dent in Porter Township State Police said Harry R Leidy Jr 18 Alexandria RJ driving a 19GO Ford sedan was northbound at ajn on Porter Township Route 464 five miles south of Alexandria Ray R Messner 34 Alexan dria Rj i driving a 1968 Chevrolet pickup truck was Contd on Page 8 Six Homeless In 000 Alexandria Fire 3 Injured Six persons were made homeless and three volunteer firemen were injured in an blaze that destroyed a large Alexan dria dwelling early today Firemen from Alexandria and Petersburg battled the blaze which caused heavy fire smoke and water damage at the home of Harry SGillam Closing Of Harvard Is Considered A boycott of classes that gained about 50 per cent support at Harvard University Friday resumed today It was possible the 333yearold school would be forced to close The Harvard Corp ruling body of the school issued a warning Sunday that if another campus building is occupied it would issue a recommendation closing Harvard Fortyeight persons were Injured when police cleared University Hall last Wednesday of student occupation forces Boycotts sitins and demonstrations were Contd on Page 8 Narrowly Averted A major fire was narrowly averted on Sunday morning at the Scarlet Ribbons Poultry Farm in Hartslog Valley south of Hun tingdon The large brooder house and its 10000 weekold peeps were endangered in the Porter Township blaze but fortunately the loss was minor Robert P Fink owner of the poultry farm said the loss would be between and He added that about 100 of the peeps also died in the fire Fink explained that the fire re suited when a feed car exploded in the one corner of the large building Hugh Blount the poul try farm manager was operating Contd on Page 6 The house once owned by the Alexandria Fire Company is located just across the street from the new Alexandria Fire Hall parking lot Donald Allison 33 Alexandria a volunteer fireman suffered a cerebral concussion and con tusions of the left elbow and below the right eye when a ZVirinch hoseline broke He Is listed in satisfactory condition today aj the J CBlair Memorial Hos pital George Tennis Alexandria also a fireman was hurt when another hoseline let go He suf Contd on Page 8 Alexandria Has Four Fire Alarms Sunday Sunday was almost a record day for the Alexandria Fire Company with four calls being recorded in about five hours Two of the calls were for grass fire and Fire Chief CarItonSch irni today issued a new warning to area residents to be careful with open fires since fields and Contd on Page 8 On TV Tonight Academy Show Breaks Traditiom HOLLYWOOD UPI The Academy Awards minus peren nial master of ceremonies Bob Hope tonight will debut a streamlined version of the traditional Oscar presentations Gone will be the traditional routine of introducing a pair of stars before each award who then opened the sealed envelope and after a suspensefui pause announced the winner Also absent will be the time consuming walks to the podium by the winners In fact the usual practice of having stand ins accept Oscars for absent winners will be eliminated Notable Stars In place of Hope the string of presenters will be 10 notable stars who will distribute the statuettes These hosts and hostesses Include Frank Sinatra Contd on Page 5 OUIHT Nohs Damage In Hani HIV Robert F Fink owner of Scarlet Ribbons Poultry Farm in Hartslog Valley notes damage done by the ceiling of his large brooder barn on Sunday Loss amounted to less than 000 when a major blaze was averted by quick action on the part of the farm manager and flemen ;