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Daily News (Newspaper) - April 23, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Education Building HTvviThn Pa 1 Hawbaker Sponsors Hold The Line Budget 16 GOP Senators Endorsing Plan HARRISBURG UP I More than hall of the Senate Republi can caucus has endorsed a 196970 budget plan that features Lit tle in the way of new spending and nothing in the way of new taxes Sixteen of the 27 GOP sena tors turned their backs on Raymond P Saafer Tuesday and introduced a billion general appropriations bill they said would form the bulk of a holdtheUne budget for the coming fiscal year The only major new item in the plan is a million increase in state subsi dies to local school districts that has already been pledged to help raise teachers salaries But sponsors of the fiscal pro posal said the additional money would be offset by cuts In other as yet unspecified areas The chief sponsor of the om nibus bill was Sen D Elmer Hawbaker R Franklin who said it trimmed about million from the spending proposed In the Stater budget Call For Trimming Essentially we are giving each department just about what they have this year Hawbaker said To avoid higher taxes Haw baker said about million would have to be cut from the remainder of the budget as out lined by Shafer Although Hawbaker would not detail where the cuts would be made he hinted broadly earlier this week that the million state scholarship program would be scrapped and that state aid to Pennsylvania State Universi ty Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh would remain at present levels THE WEATHER Cloudy and cold with occa sional showers today and tonight High today mid 40s to low 50s low tonight hi the 30s Partly cloudy and cool Thursday high upper 40s to mid 50s Fridays outlook sunny and warmer Although the measure did not House GOP Rebels have the formal endorsement of House Republicans rebelled the Republican leadership in the against the Shafer budget two Senate it was signed by these m0nths ago by introducing their other GOP senators the spending George N Wade Cumberpim which features spending land T Newell Wood Luzerne clis md a Mti some Robert O Beers York William mimon in operating expenses to B Lentz Dauphin Richard A financing Snyder Lancaster Albert R Both chambers ended their Pechan Armstrong James E weeks deliberations on TUBS Willard Mercer Jack E Meday after hearing complaints of Gregor Allegheny Z H Conthe slowness of legislative ac fair Lycoming Wayne S Ewtion during the first four months ing Allegheny Clude R Denof the General Assembly ses gler Delaware Richard C sion Frame Venango Clarence F Senate Minority Leader Er Manbeck Lebanon Richard A nest P Kline DBeaver noted Tilghman Montgomery and that of the nearly 700 bills re Marvin V Keller Bucks celved by the Senate only 61 have been passed Kline said his bloc would return to Harrisburg next week in a state of readi ness We will be ready to work on legislation and It is our hope THE NEWS INSIDE Ann Landers20 Along the Juniatfl 16 Classified ads 8 18 19 Comics 17 Obituaries2 Our Readers Write 15 Pennsylvania Story 10 Society IL Club7 Sports4 It 5 that the Republican majority also will finally be he added In other legislative develop ments Tuesday Films banning previews of adult films for iences containing children was cleared by the House Judiciary Committee Recreation The Senate For ests and Waters Committee re leased abill authorizing the state to build low cost lodges and cabins at state parks throughout Pennsylvania Probation The House pass ed and sent to the Senate legis lation authorizing probation in addition to fines or prison sen tences a combination not now legal THE DAILY NEWS Diplomatic Channels Are Astir VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA WEDNESDAY APRIL 23 1969 NO 71 Nixon Wants 5 Million Spy Planes Resume Flights Near Korea To Curb Organized Grime Defenders Break Arid Run Project Plans Given Green Berets Hit By Jayeees Camp Trying To Stop Mafia Control Work Operations Bids Sought i On Flood Final plans for several pro grams were presented last night at the regular business meeting SAIGON UPI US Green Berets and the South Vietnamese of the Huntingdon Area Jaycees tribesmen they lead pounced on a guerrilla base camp in hell held to tbe Hmtlngdon Confc copters and killed 61 Communists who tried to flee front reports munity Center said today American headquarters reported the losses Rep E Snare of Hunt ingdon annbuncsd today that bids ident Nixon asked Congress will be raeeivad by the General today for more money and State Authority ir Harrisburg on stronger laws to halt the May 21 for Phase II of the moral and legal subversion of flood centre program in Hunt ingdon and Smithfiald Township The project scheduled for TOKYO UPI The resumption of US spy flights off North Korea set diplomatic channels astir today with the Soviets ex pressing concern over the American naval armada mustered to guard the flights In Seoul the Korea reported that South Korea has asked the United States to issue a joint statement warning North Korea that any further provoca tions against the Allies would bring immediate response The reported diplomatic deve lopments came as Japanese television showed films of US EC121 reconnaissance planes taking off from their base at Atsugi after a weeks layoff today in parts o Connecticut from the Korea run Massachusetts Rhode Island Widows of some of the 31 Vermont on the heels of a crewmen aboard the EC121 that wintry storm that moved across mnn North Korean mGs snot down the Great Lakes and into New WASHINGTON Aprll 15 gathered Atsugi for England today memorial services They sang Tne pacited winds of 50 the Navy Hymn asking God to mlies an hour and heavy rain guard and guide the men who tnat prompted the flash flood fly through the great spaces in warnlngs organized the sky Oneto twoInch rainfall with Warnings Broadcast Flash flood warnings were up Grand Jury 24 More Bills Are Approved our society by It was tbe final meeting of more US helicopters the administrative year with new officers to be in stalled Saturday evening at the chapters armiia inaugural bail Outgoing presi dent James Hunt presided at the session Roger McChesney reviewed arrangements for the ban which will be held in the banquet room of the Holiday Inn Jr starting at pun In addition to the installation of officers the chap Contd on Page 5 upl correspondent Nat Glb sQn sald a pUot spottcd Communist base camp Tuesday Communist base camp Tuesoay 157 miles northeast of Saigon filial UK and called in the Green Berets On Treaty Is Delayed Thant Has Warning On Mideast Britain joined the United States and UN Secretary General Thant today in an urgent warning to Israel and the Arab nations that further violations of the ceasefire could hinder the Big Four effortsto secure a lasting peace and and their helpers aboard helicopters The Allied troopers suffered no casualties in the running skirmishes The defenders of the camp broke and ran under attack from the helicopterriding Al lies leaving behind 126 packs Nearby a US copter with a people sniffer discovered a group of guerrillas hiding and called in gunships that killed 10 Gibson reported Command communiques said Contd on Page 5 across the Juniata River from Huntingdon Construction work will con sist of widsrang the creek con struction of corrugated metal pipe surface drainage systam with reinforced concrete drop inlets conversion of pumps from water tc oil lubrication and in stallation of a mstal piate doer at the sump araa The project was designed by the Department cf Forests arc Waters DivisSor of Flood Con trol Juiiiata Valley Is May 7 8 Kindergarten registration for the Juniata Valley School District Violations continued and an has been scheduled for May 7 Egyptian military spokesman in and 8 Registration will be held Cairo said an Arab patrol in the Alexandria kindergarten clashed early today with a rear of the United Methodist sevenman Israeli patrol on the Church of Alexandria on May 7 Israelioccupied east bank of the On May 8 registration will canal The spokesman said six take place in the Petersburg kin Israelis were killed and one dergarten The hours of regis WASKtNGTON UPI Nixon administration has de layed giving final US assent to the international treaty to stop the spread of nuclear weapons while it seeks simultaneous Soviet approval US officials said today Final US assent would consist of President Nixon signing the instrument of ratification of the nuclear nonproliferatlon treaty and then depositing it with the treaty authorities here in London and in Moscow The Senate gave its advice and consent to the treaty March 13 by a vote of 83 to 15 The Contd on Page 8 Bid opering is set for 1 pm on the above data Convention Is Sunday District 14 of the Huntingdon County Sunday School Association will hold its annual convention in the Newburg United Methodist Church on Sunday April 27 at 2 pm The program will be presented by the young people and the Rev Paul Kibler will be the speaker crime He afsted for an extra said would double present expenditures to cut down on Mafia operations in addition to tbe million requested by President Lyndon B Johnson for the Safe Streets Act In a message to Congress the President said he has author ized Atty Gen John N Mitchell to engage in wiretapping of organized racketeers to esta blish 20 federal racketeering field offices across the nation and to establish a unique federalstate racket squad in New York City Nixon said the organized criminal relies on physical terror and psychological intimi dation on economic retaliation and political bribery on citizen Contd on Page 2 In Washington a Defense ln a i2hour period extending Department spokesman said lnto today was common in the area The storm also pulled cold air from the Arctic bringing scattered frost to parts of Kentucky Tennessee and the Missouri Ozarks Gale warnings flew over the Great Lakes where the storm on Tuesday brought snow and sleet to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan Marquette reported two Inches of snow within a six hour period Contd oni Page 5 US Troop Pullout Is PARIS partial with drawal of American troops from South Vietnam might bring a breakthrough in the deadlocked Vietnam negotiations Commu nist officials said today The officials indicated the Viet Cong arid North Vietnam might respond favorably to a 3 Escape Trooper indifference and governmental reduction in US troop strength OllC acquiescence in Vietnam after examining the For him the moral and legal significance of sucha move subversion of our society is a The United States has always lifelong and lucrative profes insisted North Vietnam would sion have to reduce its forces on a Despite two decades of level equal with any American slowing increasing federal ef cutback forts Nixon said not a single The 14th negotiation session of one of the 24 Cosa Nostra the talks was scheduled for families has been destroyed Thursday Contd on Page 8 Contd on Page 2 Contd on PageS f Confd on Page 8 Amblyopia Test Is This Weekend All parents in the Huntingdon County area with children between the ages of three and five were urged today to make plans to have the youngsters present for the Amblyopia screening scheduled for Satur day and Sunday April 26 and 27 The program is sponsored by the Huntingdon Area Jaycees in cooperation with the Pennsyl vania Association for the Pre vention of Blindness Ed Busa and Ted Aurand co chairman tor the two day program issued the reminder to parents today and stressed the import ance of detecting Amblyopia while children are between the ages of three and five On Saturday the absolutely painless screening will be held at tbe Huntingdon Area High School from 11 ajn until 4 pjn and on Sunday at the same loca tion from 1 pjm until 4 pan Parents should report with children to the lobby in front of the auditorium at the Huntingdon Area High School The entire program is under the supervision of Dr H Ford Clark of Huntingdon and Mrs Sandy Frederick of the Associ atioo for the Prevention of Blind ness at Lewis town Several training sessions have been held for volunteer helpers for this weekend Contd on Page Two of three boys who escap ed from Youth Forestry CampNo 3 Aitch RD are being hunted today by State Police One of the escapees a 17year old from Nanticoke was taken into custody at am today by State Trooper Joseph Zanetti on Route 26 in Perm Township one mile north of Marklesburg 1 No trace of the other two boys took off from the camp at last evening has been found The missing boys include a 17 yearold from York RD 9 anda 15yearold from Bristol The April grand Jury seeking to wind up its duties today approved 24 bills of indictment at yesterdays session of Hunt ingdon County Court None of the bills presented Tuesday by District Attorney Newton CTay lor was dismissed by the panel Judge R Merle Heffner pre sided at yesterdays court and accepted 10 pleas of guilty by defendants who waived the right to have their cases presented to the grand jury Monday the opening day of the April term the grand jurors approved 16 bills of indictment and dismissed three Judge Heff ner heard IS please of guilty on Monday Contd on Page 5 Threat To Cornell Postponed Black students who told Cornell University it had three hours to live have postponed any action pending todays faculty council meeting called an hour after the threat Thousands of students1 led by Students for a Democratic Society occupied a Cornell building and vowed to stay until the blacks demands were met Purdue University President Frederick Hovde Tuesday told a rally to protesters the school must go ahead with proposed tuition hikes ranging as high as 400 per cent A class boycott protesting the increases and earlier arrests of demonstrators was reported 30 per cent effective i At Harvard SDS members Contd on Page 8 Colorful Slide Pictures Sponsors Of AFS Take Chile Trip A large number of International affair held in the hospitable This Is Where My Real Home Is PATRICIO SERRANO Campos AFS international scholar ship holder at Huntingdon Area High School has two homes one in America with the Porter Brown family Mill Creek RD and one In Chile at Melipilla near Santiago He locates it on the map for Dr Ronald Cherry left Mrs Cherry right and Mrs John W Swigart Jr second from right at the AFS party held last night at the Cherry home Student Sponsors of the American Field Service program in Hunt ingdon took a trip to Chile last evening with Patrick Serrano Campos scholarship holder from Melipilla as the guide Thetrip was made via slides of the South American country which has for its nickname Patrlcio learned after coming to the United States the shoe string country The colorful pictures showed all areas of Chile which has a population of nine million people three million of whom live in the capi tal Santiago Every one of the pictures tt seemed showed beautiful mountains for the Andes chain runs the length of the country Patrick was introduced at the home of Dr and Mrs Ronald Cherry Huntingdon by the AFS president Mrs John W Swi gart Jr Members of the AFS club at Huntingdon Area High School played an important part in the evening under the direction of the chairmen for the Internat ional Student Sponsors enlist ment MrandMrsWillBrandau of Juniata College Tasty punch was served by the club members as well as South American deli cacies including beer cake sweethearts Brazil nut cookies and other American cookies The dining room was decorated with a large AFS eagle sign made by Cindy Miller president of the club Suzanne Leffard vice Contd on Page 5 ;