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Daily News (Newspaper) - April 26, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Edited ti Bui Id ins PP 171 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY APRIL 26 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 74 US Troops Lure Reds From Cambodia Camp Heroic Ti rucker Is Praised With disregard for his own safety a Blair County man wreck ed his truck yesterday in Mill Creek to avoid the possibility of a more serious accident at a busy highway intersection Huntingdon State Police today praised the heroic action of quick thinking Harold F Teeters 22 of Williarasburg who suffered minor injuries in the mishap Teeters was southbound on Rote 655 at am driving a 1956 Ford bulk feed truck As he approached the intersection of Routes 22 and 655 in Mill Creek he discovered that the braking system of his vehiclehad failed The truck loaded with five tons of dry dairy feed was gaining speed rapidly as it headed for the intersection Rather than run the risk of a majorsmashup Teeters swerved his truck to the left into the parking lot of the Bakery on the east side of Route 655 The truck rolled over on its right side at the parking lot spilling its 5ton cargo The truck is owned by Laneys Feed Mill Huntingdon Teeters was treated by a Hun tingdon physician for minor injur ies Police said the truck was damaged about It is Contd on Page 2 100 Others Are Arrested Abernathy Held Following March CHARLESTON SC UPI The Rev Ralph Abernathy sat behinds bars today for the first time since Martin Luther Kings death Frontier Base Built For Bait At Juiiiata Abernathy who assumed Kings mantle as head oi the Southern Christian Leadership Conference when King was assassinated last year was among 100 persons arrested Friday while marching in front of the South Carolina Medical College Hospital All were charged with violating a state court order limiting the picket line to 10 persons spaced 20 yards apart Despite the arrests striking walkers voted to continue their marches A representative of the workers said Abernathy plans to remain in the Charleston County Jail instead of posting bond Abernathy was arrested just before dark by Charleston Police Chief John Conroy and was escorted to a state law enforcement agents car You must do your duty to enforce the law and I must do my duty to disobey unjust laws Abernathy told Conroy CContd on Page 2 r VI ewton Dr A L Lehninger Biochemist To Speak Thursday Dr Albert L Lehninger De Lamar professor and director of the Department of Physiological Chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will be at Juniata College on Thursday May 1 where he will present a talk entitled The Mil it Contd on Page 5 SAIGON Viet namese troops swept out of Cambodia today and attacked a US base set up as bait to lure them from their sanctuary American infantrymen turned on floodlights and opened fire Rilling 213 Communists UJS sources said Maj Gen Ellis Williamson of Fayetteville N0C commander of the US 25th Infantry Division arrived at the battle ground a few hours later to commend the soldiers who lost only one man killed We build our bunkers pretty deep said a US spokesman When we build one of these bases we build them solid The base he referred to Frontier City was erected two days ago 45 miles northwest Four days of horse racing have been scheduled at the 109th ann ual Huntingdon County sident Robert M Ross announced today There will be harness racing on Tuesday Wednesday and Thur sday of fair week starting at 6 pm daily For the first time in the history of the Hunt ingdon track there will be colt racing on Saturday starting at 3 pm Officials have been assured that there will be an abundance of excellent horses for the races and the purses will be large ContU New Leaders Of Valley Rural Electric New officers and directors of Valley Rural Electric Cooperative named at last nights annual meeting are shown in this Daily News photo They are left to right Charles L Pack ard director reelected Daniel A Clark secretarytreasurer reelected Harold L Rhodes new president Roy V States new vice president and Dale Gibboney director reelected States also was reelected a director prior to the reorganiza tion of the board Rhodes To Head Coop Over 700 Attend Meet A Mifflin County dairy farmer Harold L Rhodes McVeytown RD was elected president of Valley Rural Electric Cooperative last evening when the directorate reorganized for the new year Contd on Page 2 Amblyopia Screening Under Way Societys Annual Meet Is April 30 Spy Plane Crashes On The annual fund drive of the vewton Wayne Volunteer Fire Company will be conducted the week of May 5 through May 10 Lawrence Knable Jr chief of the fire company is serving as chairman of this campaign Knable said that in past years he residents served by the New onWayne firemen have been very generous and he is asking or their continued support in his solicitation He stated funds raised will be Contd on Page 5 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 6 Albert Rung 6 Along the Juniata 7 Church Page 3 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics o 9 Crossword 11 Obituaries 2 Society Club News 8 Sports BANGKOK Thailand A US Air Force EC121 intelligencegathering plane like the one North Korean jets shot down April 15 crashed taking off from Korat Air Base Friday the US Embassy said today All 18 crew members were killed The US Embassy said the four engine propeller driven plane was taking off on a mission connected with the Vietnam War A spokesman said the mission was routine Contd on Page 5 Screening of Huntingdon County children for Amblyopia lazy eye got under way this morning at the Huntingdon Area High School Under the sponsorship of the Huntingdon Area Jaycees in co operation with the Pennsylvania Association for the Prevention of Blindness the screening started at 11 am this morning and will continue until 4 pm this after noon On Sunday the screening will take place from 1 pm until 4 pm The entire program is under the supervision of Dr H Fred Clark of Huntingdon and Mrs Sandy Frederick of the associ ation in Lewistown Cochairmen Ted Aurand and Contd on Page 5 Shafer Says Successful Man Dies Alter Fall At Work A Hustontown man who fell from a tank at LetterkennyArmy Depot Chambersburg about 9 am Thursday April 24 died yesterday of injuries sustained in the fall Clyde Alton Frain 42 a tech nicianmechanic at the Depot was rushed to Washington County Hos pital Hagerstown Md following the accident He died at the hos pital at 5 am Friday April 25 1969 Frain was born October 9 1926 at Huntingdon a son of Edward and Mary Harshberger Frain He was united In marriage with Althea Covert on April 12 Contd on Page 2 HARRISBURG UPI Gov Raymond P Shafer apparently believes he has swayed the peo ple of Pennsylvania toward his point of view on a record state budget and a personal income tax The governor Friday discussed on a taped television panel show the outcome of a series of nine town meetings which he completed Friday night The show was Conservation with the Governor I think the tone has changed considerably all over the com monwealth Shafer said when asked whether he had changed anyones mind about the need for an income tax to support his proposed billion budget He said attendance was ex cellent and noted that he was nt trying to sell the income tax Im very pleased with the reaction all over Pennsylvania the governor said I didnt have the town meeting for the purpose of selling anything I wasnt selling an income tax or selling a budget But Shafer said the meetings were successful Upon completion of a busy and exciting 1968 members of the Huntingdon County Histori cal Society are preparing for the annual meeting which will be held in the Societys Home at 106 Fourth Street on Wednes day April 30 beginning at 8 pm A short program is planned entitled The Last Day of a One B Room School which will include een color slides taken by Silas E0 Dubbel of the actual final day of the oneroom school at C orn propst Mills taught byMrsMH Croft who will also be present to comment upon the last day The business meeting will in clude election of trustees and officers for the coming year Financial statement and report of the various committees will Contd on Page 2 New Absentee Balloting Law In Use For Primary Daylight Savings Time Starts Tomorrow Rusty a of sleeping AHEAD before Sunday bird dog thinks Daylight Savings Time is for the takes away an hour time But this English springer spaniel is he re to remind you to set your clocks you retire tonight so that you will be on time when DST starts at 2 am New absentee balloting regula tions will be in effect for the May primary this year Act 375 containing changes and amend ments to previous absentee bal loting rules was passed by the General Assembly on December 11 1968 The law went into effect throughout the state on January 1 One of the most Important changes deals with securing a ballot To obtain one of the absentee forms a qualified elec tor must submit to the county Board of Electors a request for an application for a ballot The request must contain his signature voting district and the address to where the application card must be sent Requests will be accepted only If delivered J in person by the applicant or sent directly through the mail Election board personnel alert those wishing to obtain civilian absentee ballots that tlie old application cards which many have been stockpiling arc worth less Only the new printed cards with 1969 Primary heading will be honored by the county in securing an absentee ballot for this election ONE EACH And for the card to be accepted the applicant must have on file In the office his letter of request Only one application will be mailed to each voter in order to eliminate stockpiling of obsolete cards in the future Servicemen can apply on a post card form provided by tho federal Contd on Page 5 Chairman Of Fund Drive Announced Mrs George Gadosuk of Kurj tingdon RD 2 has accepted the chairmanship of the Mid Pennsylvania United Cerebral Palsy Associations 1969 annual campaign in Huntingdon County She will assume responsibility for the drive for funds to finance the agencys program of services to cerebral palsy victims The campaign which will be held in will be carried to all areas of Huntingdon County Mrs Robert Rudy appointed cochairman by Mrs Sadosuk will be helping to organize the housetohouse appeal for next month distributing coin boxes to the stores in the county and directing other special events which will help reach the goal Heading other phases of the campaign are Lester Keller chairman of commerce and ustry and Mrs David Sellers chairman of publicity Mrs James Campbell Diven are cochairmen for luount Union They will organize the fund drive and tag day in their area Conld on Page 2 Rhodes 43 succeeds Harold E Ritchey of Duncansvllle RD as leader of the sevencounty or ganization Roy V States 43 Hesston RD 1 a Woodcock Valley dairy farmer was named vice presi dent succeeding Rhodes Daniel A Clark Hollidays burg RD 2 was reelected secretary treasurer States Charles L Packard of Ore Hill Roaring Spring RD and Dale Gibboney of Huntingdon RD 2 were reelected to the board by coop members at the 29th annual meeting held at Hun tingdon Area High School More than 700 persons Including 392 voting members attended the threehour meeting The directors convened follow ing the annual session and elect ed officers to serve during the ensuing year Walter Harrison of Millen Ga past president of the National Ru ral Electric Cooperative Asso ciation was the main speaker of the evening Known as Mr Rural Electrification Harrison gave an inspiring address in which he urged coop members to get into the middle of rural area develop ment After taking a hard look at the nations problems the speaker emphasized that it is timefor rural America to rise up accept the challenge and tell minority groups like the hippies and yipples weve had enough He called on his hearers to en list for the duration in a campaign for the revival of patriotism and Americanism A powerful speaker Harrison Contd on Page 2 Skeleton Found Near Birdsboro READING Pa police investigators today await ed additional data from an eminent Philadelphia anthropol ogist to aid their efforts to identify skeleton unknown latest victim of four mystery deaths in a tricounty eastern Pennsylvania area in the past year Detective George Durilla said the added informationmay en able a police artist to create a Contd on Page 2 New Unit To Open Monday The new Coronary Care Unit at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital will open on Monday Administrator Richard E Cummings announced today The public is invited to visit the new CCU Monitoring equipment the latest available cost more than Bridge The Gap Dance Scheduled A Bridge the Gap Dance has been planned for the adults in Mount Union and surrounding areas by the senior high student council of the Mount Union Area High School This gala affair planned for the dancing pleasure of the adults will take place on Friday evening May 2 from 9 pm until mid night The delightful tunes of the 1940 era will be played by the high school jazz band under the dir ection of J Richard Burkholder Old time favorites made popular by Tommy Dorsey Glenn Miller and Count Basle will be played throughout the evening The student council also ex tends an Invitation to teenagers to attend but stressed the fact this evening has been scheduled for the entertainment of the adults A spokesman for the student council said If you dont care to dance just come and relax for a couple hours listening to your favorite numbers Tasty refreshments will be served by the members of the student council Tickets may be purchased at Contd on Page 5 New Inspection System To Start Next Thursday TIIK WEATHER Sunny and warm today High upper 60s to mid 70s Fair and mild tonight Low in 40s Increasing cloudiness and warm Sunday with show ers likely Sunday night High Sunday in the 70s Monday cloudy with occasional show ers Winds southwest 10 to 20 miles per hour today south west 5 to 10 mph tonight west 10 to 20 m ph Sunday Pennsylvanias passenger vehicle owners will be affected by a change in the system for thn inspection of motor vehicles starting next Thursday May 1 Warner M Depuy secretary of revenue today announced that beginning with the approaching inspection campaign the states 40yearold inspection system will undergo a change which will combine passenger cars and com mercial vehicles info four quar terly inspection cycles Depuy stressed that while four quarterly periods for both categories of vehicles will be provided inspection of any vehicle will continue to be re quired only on a twice a year basis as has been the rule since Pennsylvanias i n s p G c tion system went Into effect In 1929r The new staggered system for the inspection of passenger vehicles has a definite advantage for the motorist according to Depuy who explained The former system required official inspection stations to in spect more than five million motor vehicles in a threemonth period The new system under which it Is expected Pennsyl vanias 58 million vehicles will be about squally divided will require only about onehalf of Contd on Page 5 ;