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Daily News (Newspaper) - August 2, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Education Building HarrisburK IYU6 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON anil MOUNT UNION SATURDAY AUGUST 2 1969 PilOlNE 6434040 NO 157 ots Tax Reform Bill Readied By House 111 in rMii By US President J President WASHINGTON UPI Although it has endorsed tne tax re form bill expected to win House approval next week the Nixon administration plans to seek some changes notably affecting the oil industry when the measure reaches the Senate Two top Treasury Depart ment officials made that clear at separate news conferences Friday after applauding the general thrust of legislation cleared for floor action this week by the House Ways and Means Committee At the same time House leaders agreed to hold a final congressional vote Monday on senatepassed legislation ex tending the 10 per cent income tax surcharge for six months until Dec 31 Passage is considered certain Treasury Secretary Charles E Walker and Asst Secretary Edwin S Cohen said the administration found the bill highly acceptable In most respects but that certain modifications would be re corn Riddles burg Youth Drowns In Raystown REV HENRY HOPKINS Rickey Allan Luther son of Mr and Mrs James Luther of Riddlesburg died yesterday eveningAugust 1969 from ac cidental drowning after he step ped into a deep bole of the Rays town Branch of the Juniata River in Broadtop Township while swimming with a friend The four teenyearold boy and The Rev Henry F Hopkins a friend David Figard of Rid dlesburg were swimming to gether about7 7 pm Friday In Methodists To Welcome New Pastor A HIV Con hi Trust Police Check Link To Other Slayings ANN ARBOR Mich UPI John Norman Collins a guy a girl could trust has been charged with the sadistic sex slayingof a freshman coed and authorities today were closely checking his possible link to six similar murders Collins Mariner Gan Carry Out Mission iinual Homecomin GERALD McCLAIN Alleiiport Lions Name MeClain Gerald McClain was installed president of the Allenport Lions Club for the ensuing 196970 term He succeeds Robert Painter as head of the service organization McClain a charter member of the club was given recogni measure Senate mended when the comes before the Finance Committee Walker said the administra tion for example still had not decided whether to support the Ways and Means plan to reduce Contd on Page 7 Register Now For Tussey Kindergarten Parents who have children eli gible to attend kindergarten and tlonfor fifteen years of perfect who have moved Into the Tussey attendance at the regular session Mountain School District since held at Ted Bairs Restaurant June 1 are asked to visit the Thenew an elementary Corp has been active in various to register these children Lion projects Those will besix years He is married to the former old before February 11970 and Wanda Carl of Allenport She who have not attended kindergar is assistant manager of the Mount ten in the districts from which Union G C Murphy Store The the family moved are to report couple resides in Allenport to the elementary school for test Other of fleers installed by Lion ing August 5 at am who for the past six years has been serving the Wesley United Methodist Church in Williams port will assume his duties as pastor of the First United Metho dist Church Huntingdon on Sun day August 10 He will be preaching his first sermon in Huntingdon to the com bined congregations of the United Presbyterian and First United Methodist Churches These churches have been meeting to gether during the summer months and the services will be held in the United Methodist Church Special appointment of Mr Hopkins to the Huntingdon church was announced by Bishop Hermann W Kaebnick At the close of the annual Central Pen nsylvania Conference of the Uni ted Methodist Church held in June at Lycoming College Dr Charles A L Bickell retir ing from the post of Sunbury Contd on Page 7 Thomas Wear o f Mount Union Contd on Page 7 After the testing the adminls Contd on Page 10 275 Incidents Handled During Month State Troopers Have Busy July was another busy month for State Police at the Hunt substation Sgt Nicholas J Spallone officer in charge July Ingdon said today Recapping tho activities in his report for the past month Sgt Spallono noted that there were 275 incidents in July requiring the attention of Huntingdon sub station troopers One hundred forty traffic ar rests and 47 traffic accidents were recorded during the month Two hundred sixtysix were given to motorists There were 77 criminal com plaints 74 valid and throe un founded Twentyone of the com plaints were cleared with ar rests While there were no fatal ac cidents in Huntingdon County last month Sgt Spallone rioted that 23 persons were Injured in the 47 crashes with property damage being estimated at Seventeen of the accidents were due to driving too fast for conditions Other crashes were due to the following reckless Confd on Page 2 Georgia To Be Sued WASHINGTON UPI Justice Department has sued the entire state of Georgia for failure to desegregate its schools Gov Lester Maddox immedi ately said the whole thing is a farce and a sham But Georgias senators Rich ard B Russell and Herman E Talmadge said the state may get better treatment from the courts than from federal agencies which have cut off aid to some Georgia schools as a means of enforcing desegrega tion There was little doubt the legal battle could drag on for two or three years perhaps all the way to the Supreme Court Meanwhile Georgia can con tinue to resist integration pending a final decision The Justice Department also said the suit would permit restoration of federal aid to 30 districts whose funds have been cut off by the Department of Health Education and Welfare But HEW said the restoration of funds could come only after Contd on Pape 7 pm shallow water when Hickey step ped into the hole Both of the boys were nonswimmers David attempted to rescue the Luther boy but was unable to save him A rescue effort was made by the Saxton Fire Company assisted by residents of Riddles burg Saxton and Six Mile Run Lanny Ramper of Saxton dove into the water and located the body approximately an hour after the drowning Ramper is em ployed with Pennsylvania fcJlec tric Company Rickey was born on July 10 1955 in Huntingdon a son of James Joseph and Mary Eleanor Houck Luther His parents survive with four brothers and sisters Deborah Kay 12 Diane 11 Gary 9 and Darcy 8 The maternal grand parents Mr and Mrs John Houck of Riddlesburg aso sur vive Rickey was a member of the Church of God in Everett He plahn ed to enter y lie ninth rgrrade f ti iTussey MouhtaiffpghSchbbi he participated on the junior varsity football team Rickey enjoyed sports and fishing Funeral services will be held on Monday August 4 at 2 pm in the Masood Funeral Chapel Saxton Rev C B Shaal will officiate Interment will Confd on Page 2 2 Boroughs are For Week Prep Big An entire week of activities has been planned in the Orbi soniaRockhill Furnace area in observance of the tenth annual homecoming starting with a ves per service on the home asso ciation grounds tomorrow even ing at oclock Presiding at the service to be held in the pavilion on the grounds will be the Rev R0 A0Bever lin pastor of the Rockhill Fur nace Church of the Brethren The Rev William Chegwin of the Presbyterian Parish will de liver the message This will be an uplifting service and the general public is cordially in vited to attend this worship the first vesper to be held in con junction homecoming cele brations 22 a rugged 6foot athlete was being held in Washtenaw County Jail charged Friday with murdering Karen Sue Beineman whose nude beaten body was found a week ago face down in a gully three days after her disappea rance Police said the murder site was the home of Michigan State Police Cpl David Leik Collins uncle by marriage They said Collins had access to Leiks Ypsilanti home while the family Contd on Page 7 INSIDE THE NEWS Along the Juniata 7 Ann Landers10 Classified 11 Church Page 3 Crossword 11 Comics9 Historical Sketches 6 Society Club 8 5 PASADENA Calif The ailing Mariner 7 space craft second part of a twin probe to Mars is apparently well enough to carry out its mission Scientists at the Jet Propul sion Laboratory JPL here ordered the windmillshaped craft to begin taking its first series of 34 farencounter pictures early today nearly five hours behind schedule The delay was ordered so the craft could send two test pictures back to earth to determine whether any of the problems plaguing the craft since Wednesday affected its photographic capability A JPL spokesman said the quality of the test pictures taken from a distance of some 114 million miles Friday night was satisfactory Mariner 7 ran into trouble when it apparently collided with a meteorite Wednesday knock ing it off its fix on the star Canopus and cutting communi cations for nearly seven hours When contact was restored scientists discovered 20 of the probes 92 telemetry channels were returning erroneous sig nals However they said the channels were mainly con Confd on Page 101 Nixons Get Big Welcome In Romania BUCHAREST UPI Pres ident Nixon arrived to a redwhiteandblue welcome as the first US chief executive to visit a Communist capital President Nicolae Ceasescu and his wife greeted the President and Mrs Nixon at Otopeni Airport at the end of their flight from Lahore Pakistan Tens of thousands of Romanians forgot political dif ferences to roar welcome American flags hung from the Arch of Triumph to the Soviet War Memorial and people began lining the road from Otopeni Airport to the city hours before the Nixons ar rived Armed guards were much in evidence but Buch arest sometimes called the Paris of Eastern Europe was in festive mood Apparently to avoid further annoyance in the Kremlin the government sought to play down the 28hour visit nextto last on an 11day tour that took Nixon to six nations in Asia Nixons visits to Manila Jakarta Bangkok Saigon New Delhi and Lahore had brought outcrowds but the greetings were relatively restrained The emphasis was on work and development of what Nixon X Contd on Page 7 Sla Tn li Kxliiliilril And Solil 69 County Fair To Have Largest Baby Beef Show The 1969 Huntingdon County Fair OFenlng on Monday August 11 will have the largest baby beef show In the expositions history County Agent Harold Lockhoff vice on Sunday evening said today that the Huntingdon Tuesday will be Ladles Day CountyBaby Beef Club will have with all members of the fair 59 steers on exhibition this sex being admitted free to the year 19 Angus 25 Herefords grounds until pm Friday and 15 Shorthorns will bn Childrens Day with The show always a highlight special midway prices being in of the annual fair will be held effect Boys and girls 14 and on Wednesday afternoon August younger will be admitted free 13 On Friday August 15 the to the grounds on Friday 4H members will sell their an The Cavalcade of Tlirills the imals at the baby beef auction Rotrnff AllGtrl Auto Thrill Show to be held at the main sales will bp the grandstand feature arena starting at 2 pm on Monday and Tuesday nights Lockhoff noted that club mem Harness racing will start at bers have been working hard 6 pm Tuesday and will con The competition in this years tlnue at thai hour on Wednes event will be tough and it prom day and Thursday Pennsylvania Ises to be the best show ever sire slake racing will be pre presented at Huntingdon sented on Saturday afternoon at The 109th animal fair opens 3 oclock for the first time in with the traditionalvesper sor fair hlstpry Houck Barn Destroyed By Blaze Fire of undetermined origin caused damage estimated at to to a barn at Seven Stars this morning The structure located on the Glenn Houck farm was destroyed by the fire which was discovered and reported to the Warriors MarkFranklin Volunteer Fire Co at am Leon C Ellenberger fire chief estimated the amount of damage and reported that the cause could npt be determined Action by the volunteer fire saved a miling parlor loaf shed and implement shed which were attached to or near the barn Ellenberger added that 6000 bales of hay I wo grain elevators and one calf were lost in the blaze The calf was the only animal in the barn when the fire broke out All equipment was taken to the scene and 20 men responded Warriors Mark firemen were assisted by members of the Blaz ing Arrow Hook and Ladder Co Contd on Page 2 is a street parade at 7 oclock originating on Cromwell Street on the Orbisonia side of town The procession will pass over the new highway bridge to the associations grounds on the Rockhill side Leading the parade will be the color guard of the MaddenWen nick Post No 518 American Legion and the Southern Hunt ingdon County High School Band under the direction of Verino Confd on Page 2 iiion Poll Some 20000 of Cong J Irving Whalleys constituents respond ed to the most recent of his annual questionnaires The results percentage form show the opinions of about 12 per cent of the in THE WEATHER Considerable cloudiness warm and humid with scatt ered showers or thundershow ers today tonight and Sunday High today and Sunday in the lower 80s Low tonight In the lower and middle 60s Monday partly cloudy wnrm and humid with chance of show ers or thumiershowers total 160000 constituents who received the forms The questions covered such items as as the ABM system Vietnam withdrawal defense spending postage rates Su preme Court decisions andfinan cial aid In black and white decisions the hawks outnumbered the doves in the questions concerning Viet nam but the total percentage fa voring withdrawal as long as re placements were available for US Troops far outnumbered those favoring allout US mili tary effort to win the war Percenlapes are as follows 8 per cent favored withdrawal of U S troops only if Hanoi does the same 29 per cent fa vored withdrawal only as quickly as South Vietnamese replace ments were available 14 per cent favored complete withdrawal even though it might mean com munist takeover of Southeast Asia Twenty seven per cent were for allout military effort by U S to win the war The other 22 per cent were either undecided or had no opin ion PRO ABM SYSTEM Answers supporting an ABM system to protect the US from nuclear attack by Red China or Russia were 72 per cent in fa vor of the system 21 per cent not in favor 7 per cent undecided or voicing no opinion As is usual with questionnaire forms the questions and answers do not always indicate what the voting was for In the above ques tion did the constituents favor an ABM system or just favor protecting the U S from nuclear attack On the questionnaire 65 percent voted for Defense Depart ment spending of billion in the next five years to build new naval vessels capable of defending US against Rus sia and 69 per cent indicated they would have the US spend to billion In the next five years to enable the U S to defend itself from Russian air Contd on Page 7 Tlie Country Music Jubilee will be spotlighted on Wednesday night with the famous Joie Chit wood Auto Thrill Show being the piece de resistance for Friday night The Thursday night show will highlight Shorty Long and his Santa Fe Hangers The pro grain featuring Dolly Dimples and the comedian Crazy Elmer has appeared on radio screen and TV A Teenage Dance sponsored by the FFA and 4H will be the grandstand altracllon for the closing night of fair plus the awarding of valuable mer chandise prizes Tho Huntingdon County Baby Beef Club members who will show Angus stoers are Pain Pookliaiiior Handy n Confd on Page 2 L a 1 1 Mill lime Jo For Art Week It Is not ton late to regis tor for the tenth annual summer art league event being conducted August 4 through 8 by Standing Stone Art League at Stone Orenk Valley Lions Park Facilities are adequate for the conducting of both indoor and outdoor jinint classes Paint Ing Technique Is the 1969 theme for the daily sessions from 9 am to 3 pm Paul Black wtio has been teach ing in Curwensvjlle under the Federal Governments Title 1 Contd onPnce 10 Youth Corps Painting Arts Center Exterior Boys from this summers Neighborhood YouthCorps pro pram in nunttnprdon are wielding the brushes to change the green exterior of the former Reynolds Window Building on East Penn Street Into the red exterior of the Huntingdon arts center The NYC group began Monday and have nearly completedpainting the metal portion of the building To rightisthe 1qbby where exhibits of the Standing Stone Art League ;