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Daily News (Newspaper) - April 22, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library Ed 11 c a t i on B u i 1 d i n CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 DAILY NEWS IVUS OL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY APRIL 22 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 70 Reform Proposals Include Gutting Taxes For Poor Plugging Loopholes For Rich Grand Jury Back For Second Day 15 Guilty Pleas The grand jury lor the April Term of Huntingdon County Court approved 16 bills of Indictment and dismissed three others during a busy session yesterday For Mount Union Importance Of Survey Is Stressed Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Mount Union and the Mount Union Area Development met last night in a special ses sion to transact several items of important business Presiding during the meeting held in the council chambers was Raymond Appleby vice president of the Chamber of Commerce Also in attendance were Thomas James Robert Saxe Raymond Bollinger Dr Charles Davis Carlton Oswalt Dr Stanley Burgess C James Love and Kelvin Diven manager of the Mount Union Chamber of Commerce A lengthy discussion was held as to what could be done to mote the labor survey being cofo ducted in the area by the Mount Union Manufacturing Company L Grelf and Brother Division of Genesco toe If the survey results are favorable the firm is contemplating an expansion and employment of the plant will reach between 1200 and 1400 persons Contd on Page 5 The 19member panel with Jo seph Glanzman of Smithfield Township as the foreman re turned at am today for one and possibly two more days of work this week on a list of 96 cases District Attorney New ton C Taylor prepared for the grand jurys consideration Judge R Merle Heffner siding at the session and he heard 15 guilty pleas on Monday All of the defendants waived pre sentation of their cases to the grand jury and threw themselves on the mercy of the court Threeother defendants hold over from earlier court ses sions also were sentenced by the jurist Judge Arnold M Smorto of Cambria County was slated to specially preside at court this afternoon to handle a number of matters In which Judge Heffner was legal counsel before he was appointed to the bench The Ebensburg jurist may remain to morrow andThursday if the work load dictates such action Confd on page 5 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers8 Classified ads 10 11 Comics9 Obituaries2 Society Club7 Sports4 Stock Markets2 Maiden Voyage Of New Liner Floating Resort Gets No Fanfare SOUTHAMPTON England UPI quietly wished the Queen Elizabeth 2 a troublefree maiden voyage today There were no royal presence no band no pomp and circum stance on the Cunard Line docks for the sailing of the sister successor to the vintage Queens Mary and Elizabeth now in re tirement Parliament loaned Cunard The ship was due to sail at am EST The lack of fanfare for the million to build the 65863 ton voyage and eightday cruise to ship Las Palmas and Portugal did Engineers said they had made not indicate a lack of pride and perfect engines that had joy in the British Isles It vibrated so violently on a test merely meant everyone was cruise at Christmas they saving their hullabaloo for the snapped off propellers Cunard ordered todays depar ture only to recoup some of the Queens first transatlantic voy age May 2 This seafaring nation hopes the mobile hotel will allow engine delays Britain once more to rule at cancellation of losses it suffered due to those causing the million least the luxury liner waves transatlantic business and American patronage is of For todays voyage 1350 prime concern Contd on Page 5 Red Chinas Ambassador Is Returning To France PARIS UPI Communist China is sending its ambassador to France back to Paris to keep an eye on the Vietnam talks French diplomats said today The ambassador Gen Houang Ghen has been in China the past two years His imminent return to Paris reflects Pekings growing inter est in the outcome of the peace negotiations Asian diplomatic sources said Mao TseTungs regime has urged North Vietnam not to compromise with the Americans at the conference table Peking Radio recently applauded Com munist demands that have contributed to stalemating the talks Ghen was called home in 1967 Congress Seems Ready To Clear Presidents Plan WASHINGTON UPI The Nixon administration asked Con gress today to launch a first stage attack atalnst Income tax abuses by cutting taxes tor the poor plugging some loopholes for the rich and helping the man In the middle too Three Springs Pool Being Constructed Construction work is underway on the new com munity swimming pool at Three Springs Dally News photo shows outline of main pool and wading pool Bathhouse and fil ter room also will be constructed as a part of the project Construction work started Monday April 14 and progress has been on schedule Easter Seal Project Student Strike Looms At Purdue Seminar For Clergy Successful Huntingdon County Easter Seal Societys experiment in health education A Seminar for Clergy entitled Religion A Vital Link to Rehabilitation was voted of distinct value by the close to 50 interested people who attended the morning and afternoon sessions in the Abbey United Church of Christ Huntingdon on Monday A pioneer effort in the county the seminar was planned by a committee chaired by Donald Hindman assisted by Mrs New ton C Taylor and Mrs Fred E Laird Easter Seal Society Contd on Page 5 Trouble Building Up Oollege Gampuses A student strike loomed at Purdue University today following Mondays clash between helmeted police and students Some 5000 students later in the day staged a protest march after the police broke up a sitin There were 40 arrests during the cultural revolution domestic crisis His return here may indicate that trouble is over and China once more will concentrate on foreign affairs with particular interest on its Vietnam neighbor the diplo mats said Peking has no place at the conference table but some Western delegates have said no Vietnam settlement can work without Chinas endorsement Once again there was no sign Thursdays session of the talks would achieve progress US Secretary of State William P Rogers said in New York Monday the Nixon admi nistration was preparing for the unwelcome contingency that Contd on Page 5 Jury Trying To Decide On Penalty LOS ANGELES ors weary from a three and onehalf month trial went back into a locked room today still undecided whether Sirhan B Sirhan should pay with his life for the assassination of Sen Robert F Kennedy After finding the Arab immi grant guilty of first degree murder the sevenman five woman jury still could not reach a quick decision whether Sirhan should get death in the gas chamber or life in prison Deliberations were to be resumed early today The penalty phase of the trial went to the jury at noon Monday and they argued the remainder of the afternoon before retiring to their locked hotel rooms With Sirhan chewing stolidly on a wad of gum the prosecution and defense elo quently pleaded for execution or life in a hushed courtroom that has been a virtual fortress Deputy Dist Atty John ConPd on Page 5 Husak In Moscow For Talks PRAGUE man the Soviets chose to lead their crackdown on antisocialists in Czechoslovakia flew to Moscow today with a pledge to closer align his nation to the Kremlins way of communism It was Gustav Husaks first trip to the Soviet capital since a Soviet power play installed him as Czechoslovakias Communist first secretary in place of Alexander Before he left for the Moscow meeting of the Soviet bloc Contd on Page 2 Raystown Figure Is Million Congressman J Irving Whal leys office announced today that the new budget figure for fiscal year 1970 contains for continued work on the town development The amount is allotted as foU lowsJ Acquiring of real estae relocation construction engin eering and design and Contd on Page 2 Members of Students for a Democratic Soviety stirred up confrontations at Harvard and Princeton universities and Cor nell University after a wild weekend in which armed students controlled the student center banned firearms from the campus A nude student in a tree highlighted an eventful Monday at the University of Chicago where a hunger strike against disciplinary action was in its seventh day today Occupy Building About 150 students occupied the Purdue Administration Building Monday protesting a proposed tuition increase Late in the day helmeted police Contd on Page 5 Congressional approval this year seemed certain Demo crats contended the Republican proposals were pretty consis tent with their own Weary from postmidnight sessions on President Nixons tax reform details Treasury officials asked the House Ways and Means Committee to repeal the 7 per cent investment tax credit for business slash In half the income tax surcharge cut the poor from the tax rolls and make sure the wealthy pay at least some tax Will Balance The proposals were not designed to raise money for the government In fact the addi tkmal revenue would about balance the additional reduc tions Treasury Undersecretary Charles E Walker and Asst Secretary Edwin S Cohen presented House taxwrlters a telephonesize book of technical explanations of Nixons pro gram which the President outlined in a message to Congress Monday Many of our proposals are aimed directly at correcting abuses which permit wealthy people and prosperous busines ses to avoid a fair share of the tax burden Walker said In prepared testimony Walker said Nixons package was a highly important first step in reshaping the federal tax system to make it fair and efficient He said it was the first stage in our program with more proposals to come after more study Major Provisions The major provisions of the Tax Plan At A Glance WASHINGTON UPI Tiie tax package at a glance Surtax 10 per cent surtax would go to 5 per cent Jan 1 would be repealed effective June 30 1970 Credit The 7 per cent Investment tax credit would be repealed immediately Poor 2 million of the 43 million poor taxpayers would not have to pay taxes Rich People with high deductions would not be allowed to write off more than 50 per cent of total income with some exceptions Foundations New rules tight ening watchdog activities over tax exempt foundations Farms Restrictions designed to stop gentlemen farmers from writing off nonfarm income Charity Charitable contribu tions now limited to 30 per cent of income would go to 50 pel cent but restrictions applied to some who now are allowed to deduct up to all of their income Contd on Page 2 Companion Finance Proposal Is Missing School District Aid Bill Wins Approval In Senate HARRISBURG UPI Legislation providing about million in additional state aid for local school of it ear Qn ESE1A Bill marked for higher teachers salaries won final legislative j approval Monday night in the Senate Nasser Is Supporting Peace Plan Israeli warplanes attacked radar stations and guerrilla units inside Jordan today At least one of the planes was shot down Egyptian President Ca rnal Abdel Nasser announced support for a Middle East peace plan that gives Israel use of the Suez Canal An Israeli military spokesman in Jerusalem said the air strikes destroyed both Egyptian radar sites In Jordan Other planes hit guerrilla concentra tions two miles west of IT bid a city in northwest Jordan One of our planes was hit and fell in Jordan territory Its Contd on Page 5 Battleship New Jersey In Japan TOKYO battle ship New Jersey sailed into Japan today diverted from a trip home to be ready to lend its muscle to the American armada gathering off Korea to protect US reconnaissance flights The arrival of the worlds only active battlewagon at the US Navy base at Yokosuka south of Tokyo coincided with this announcement by Japanese Foreign Minister Kiichi Alchi The Japanese government has expressed its expectation that the United States would not create any military tension in the Japan Sea area by taking reprisal actions against North Korea The 23ship task force that President Nixon ordered into the Sea of Japan was building today Its assignment To protect US spy planes such as the one North Korea shot down a week ago with 31 men aboard Latest reports from Japanese Contd on Page TNI WKATIIKR Mostly cloudy windy and colder with scattered showers today and tonight High today upper 40s to mid 50s low tonight tnid 30s to low 40s Partly cloudy and cool Wed nesday high upper 40s to low 50s Thursdays outlook sunny and warmer Pet Hognosed Snake Shown To Pupils Many elementary classrooms contain pets these days you can find toads frogs hamsters and chickens The Huntingdon Area Schools are no exception Mrs DarleneSunderlandskin dergarten room at the BradyHen dersonMill Creek School had a rather distinctive pet last week It was black with reddishyellow markings about 18 inches long and two inches wide and eats toads Its handler and exhibitor was fiveyearold Pat McDaniel who reports that it is a hognosed snake called Sam It is some times known as the puffadder because of its habit of spread Contd on Page 2 By a vote of 412 the Senate sent the measure to Gov Ray mond P Shafer who had asked the lawmakers to delay an ac tion on the proposal until all budgetary problems are ironed out The final vote occasioned considerable partisan debate not over the bill itself but ra ther over the absence of any companion proposal to finance it Minority Leader Ernest P Kline DBeaver accused Re publicans of fiscal irresponsi bility for approving the in creased subsidies without pass ing revenueraising measures to finance them Majority Leader Stanley G Stroup RBedford said it was too early to tell how the addi tional million would be raised Stroup also noted t h e local school districts needed the commitment for the increased subsidies immediately so t h e y Contd on Page 5 Democrats Will Offer Compromise WASHINGTON UPI House Democrats convinced they are unable to muster enough votes to put a major aidtoeducation measure be yond Republican reach for five years prepared a compromise today Democratic leaders planned to introduce an amendment Wednesday to extend the Elementary and Secondary Edu cation Act ESEA for three years UPI learned Originally the Democrats wanted to push for a fiveyear extension while Republicans had been seeking only a twoyear extension A fiveyear plan would have kept the billion per year program going beyond Pres Contd on Page 5 Deer And Bear Measuring Program Set April 2627 The Pennsylvania Game Com mission will measure whitetail deer antlers and black bear skulls taken in the state in a program on Saturday andSunday April 26 27 at the Southcentral Divison office located on Route 22 one mile west of Huntingdon Measuring sessions will be held from 10 am to 5 pm on both dates The following rules apply to the measuring of deer antlers 1 Split or repaired skulls will not be accepted Antlers may not show removed or repaired points 3 Trophy must have been taken in Pennsylvania In fair chase as defined by Boone and Crockett Club 4 Trophies will no the measur ed if taken on regulated shooting areas or private preserves 5 Trophy must have been taken in compliance with the Pennsyl vania Game Law 6 The Pennsylvania Game Commission retains the right to reject any entry 7 Trophies measured in a Game Commission pro gram may not be reentered 8 All measurements of the judges will be final 9 The Pennsylvania Game Commission shall not be respon sible for any trophy losl or damaged The following rules apply to the measuring of bear skulls 1 Only clean skulls will be measured all adhering flesh Contd on Page 5 ;