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Daily News (Newspaper) - August 5, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Education Building 17120 WASHINGTON UPI President Nixons Important message on welfare reform Friday Is expected to propose a federal floor of a month payments to all adult welfare cllentes the aged blind and disabled THE WEATHER Most states could cut their welfare costs for these catego rles under this plan although It would cost the federal ment more to support the categories States could choose pay more than the federal mlnlmums The White House proposal UPI learned also may Include a new and controversial ry of low inccins employed And It would put an emphasis on work training programs to ease clients off welfare rolls To Reduce Inequities The administrations propo sals are not expected to be passed by Congress and In operation until at least 1972 The package will be designed to reduce Inequities in the welfare system which now differ widely from state to state Among the inequities are wide variations in states payment levels to clients and lack of Incentives for some income families to stay off welfare Some proposals would cost the government more in the shortrun than the present system does one source said But he said savings could result over the long run The federal government now shares up to a month in the three adult categories and pay about of the first based on a complicated formula a certain percentage of the remainder i The future of the controver sial program of Aid to Families with Dependent Children could not be learned The largest of the federalstate welfare pro grams AFDChas more than six million clients who receive Mostly cloudy with a chance of occasional light rain today and tonight The high today in the 106 The low tonight In the lower 60s Partly cloudy with a chance of thundershowers Wednesday The high in the 70s The outlook for Thursday chostly sunny and mild nearly billion a year in assistance Coverage of the working poor may lead to criticism the present system is being expand ed But otherswould argue the new recipients of benefits would still be wage earners The idea Is to eliminate Inequities that penalized the man who wants to work but can not earn enough to support his family and the man who must desert his family so they can receive assistance the source said WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon is expected to announce a puUout of 50000 more American troops from Vietnam in late August and may schedule another withdrawal of 50000 fighting men in October it was learned today This means Nixon will try to withdraw 125000 troops by the with President Nguyen Van end of the year and fulfill his Thleu of South Vietnam expressed hope of beating The reductions already under former Defense Secretary Clark way win bring the total troop M Cliffords timetable of commitment in SouthVietnam 100000 to515000 by the end of August An administration source said The peak troop commitment Nixon and Gen Earle G more than 540000 was reached Wheeier chairman of the Joint this year after Chiefs of Staff have agreed the administration took withdrawal of 50000 more Git is feasible now Nixon will Nixon announce It later this month broadcast On the basis of Wheelers on Los the of was considering a to the nation from Angeles in late August on thespot survey of the Vietnam the next pullout of fighting men militia and Nixons own talks and observations during his roundtheworld trip they re portedly have set another target in the fall of 50000 troops in the phased withdra wal Announces Troop Cut Nixon announced an initial troop cut of 25000 during the June 8 Midway summit meeting In his campaign to Vietna mize the war Wheeler presented his evalua tion of the war pictureand continuing military lull to Nixon on July 22 a short time before the President embarked on his world tour Under Intensive Study Nixon said In Guam he was Contd on Page 10 HOME ON EARTH but still removed from their loved ones the Apollo 11 astro nauts can only look at their families and talk by telephone until their isolation period is over At bottom left Janet Armstrong helps her son Mark 6 talk to dad while Rickie 12 waits his turn Joan Aldrin right shows emotion talking to her husband THE DAILY NEWS Lt Mount Union Council Session eeds Problem rets Spotlight Complaints concerning weeds In the borough onco again were Hn the spotlight at the regular monthly meeting of the Mount Jnion Borough Council last night In an effort to remedy this now Time period of 10 years was entirely too long Council agreed to change the time period to five years Permission was given to Mar shall Spayd Mount Union Area or tfineslmppsed school Bank direct jproblem council will notify the to enforce the weed cut ting ordinance in the borough e mayor will be given a per iled of two weeks to see that Council further agreed that a fQI a band concert on Siln vrit of mandamus court action day August iq The CubScouts force the mayor to alsoygranted the use of is duties will be imposed on thg k on August 20th for an tie mayor if this request is not Hvitv taken care of acMr shafer manager of the An invitation will be extended the citizens of Allenport by he council to attend a session it the cafeteria of the Allen ort Elementary School on Au list 18 at pm to answer nquirles concerning annexation the borough of Mount Union An answer was received from State Department of Health on a preliminary review of proposed Sewage Facilities Act 537s by lount Union Borough It was noted the time schedule is not adequate for alterations to the existing pumping stations and on the construction of sewers to serve remaining areas in the orough without sewer service Contd on Page 5 Still In Quarantine Armstrong Marks 39th Birthday SPACE CENTER Houston Neil Arm strong celebrated his 39th birthday in quarantine today while scientists studying lunar rocks pondered the age and origin of the moon Armstrongs birthday fete was a plain vanilla cake with 26 the candles availa ble in the isolation area In turers are Confined One scientist who helped Monday to sort the final and largest box of moon material returned to earth by Apollo 11 said the material is quite Contd on Page 7 VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION TUESDAY AUGUST 5 1969 NO 159 Bewildering Variety Of Surface Features Mariner Pictures Reveal Amazing Details Of Planet At Fairgrounds Black And White Show Saturday Lori Rose Ghosen Little Princess only oneseventh of Contd oh Page 7 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers10 Classified ads 10 11 10 11 Counselors Corner Crossword Puzzle Comics 9 Editorial 6 Obituaries 2 Society Club 8 Sports 4 5 Becoming a little princess is a dream of many little girls And participating in the homecoming events in the Orbisonia Rock hill Furnace area last evening provided this dream come true for at least one little lady She is Lori Rose daughter of Mr and Mrs Larry Rose of Sal tillo who last evening was crown ed Little Princess 1969 Lori is an attractive fiveyearold and received her trophy from last years Little Princess Bonnie Painter a fifth grader in the Southern Huntingdon County Schools The princess contest im mediately followed the annual parade deemed a huge success despite the drizzling rain during the festivities An estimated 2000 persons were present for tne parade featuringtheSouthern Huntingdon County High School Band fire company units the twenty LittlePrincesscontest ants and the queen contest nights pageant to select a beau ty queen Fpr the eliminations Lori was attired in a white organdy dress white socks and white gloves and black slippers She appeared on stage with the other contest ants Stairway to the Stars was the theme ofthe stage setting In addition to a trophy the Little Princess received a bouqust of red white and blue carnations a bond from the Homecoming Association and a gift certificate from Saxes in Mount Union Escorting the Little Princess were Joe Ashman and Billy Mc Elrath while Randy Maycapa bly served as emcee Piano music Contd on Page 7 The busy season of summer 1969 has come to everyone every where in the central part of this beautiful state and with summer comes the Central Pennsylvania District Balck and White Show On Saturday August 9 begin ning at 9 am atthe Hunting don County Fairgroundsapprox imately 100 exhibitors owners of purebred HolsteinFrisian cattle will be offered an excellent op portunity to compare their animals with others and to learn what characteristics are most desirable for todays dairy cow One Guilty Plea Nineteen exhibitors from the immediate Huntingdon area will have entries in the annual Black and White Show Chairman Ross Metzstated today Exhibitors from the area will include Stephen Diehl Warriors Mark Nancy Kpcher Pennsyl vania Furnace David W Nowlin Warriors Mark R Wayne Harp ster PennsylvaniaFurnace Jeff erson R Byler Petersburg J Fredrick Kyper Huntingdon RJD 2 Jeannette Kathryn and Chris tine Kyper of Huntingdon RD2 Vaughn I Houck Spruce Creek Newton Myers Shirleysburg Also Debra and Frederick Steach JJiree Springs Terry and Joel Branjstetter Tyrone Peace ful Terrain Farms Petersburg John and Annabelle Foster John and VeraE Foster Petersburg Contd on Page 5 PASADENA Calif UP1 Mariner 7s closeup pictures of Mars early today exhibited to fantastic detail a bewildering variety of surface features on the already mysterious planet including a bright spiral marking dubbed The Great Shoelace The spacecraftflashed by the Martian south polar cap Mon day night and snapped 31 pictures from 2000 miles away These photos andones taken the evening as Mariner 7 streaked toward the planet were displayed live on screens at Jet Propulsion Laboratory In addition the spiral formation other unexplained features included cloudlike white areas over the polar cap and dark linear splotches on the surface Y Part of theproblemwas that the live pictures were based on Transport Plane Is Missing WILLIAM E SHAFFER Forester Assigned To Division what William E 8 Domestic Relations Cases Heard One guilty plea and eight dom estic relations matters made up the bulk of the work load at yesterdays session of Hunting don County Court Judge R Merle Heffner pre sided at the Monday court District Attorney R Merle Heff Jn Kopechne Case ner represented the Common SANTIAGO Chile World War Hvlntage US Navy transport plane carrying 15 Americans and a Filipino disappeared in a storm over the fourmilehigh Andes Mountains and was presumed to have crashed Chilean authorities said today The twinengine propeller driven C47 military version of Connellsburg the DC3 was on a nonstop 700nis duties as mile flight from Santiago to Southcentral Division of the Penn Buenos Aires Monday night sylvania Game Commission Su when it vanished after failing to pervisor WilliamA Hodge an make a scheduled radio check nounced today about 100 miles south of the Shaffer will be a much need Chilean capital ed addition to the staff in view A squadron of military and of our accelerated land manage civilian aircraft from the ment and land purchasing pro United States Argentina and grams Hodge said He willbe Chile prepared to begin search primarily concerned with the su at daybreak for the missing pervlsion and management of the Shaffer Me has assumed a forester In the US naval mission plane based forest land in the Southcentral Kiesinger Nixon Eye Red Threat BONN UPI German Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesin ger flew to the United States today for talks with President Nixon At the top of agenda was the Soviet missile threat to Western Europe Bonn government sources said Kiesinger would seek Nixons views on forthcoming strategic arms limitation talks with the Soviets when he visits Friday at the1White House Kiesinger was also anxious to learn whether Nixons weekend visit to Romania improved Western chances for broader European unity talks with the Communist bloc The sources said Kiesinger would urge Nixon to make sure the first stage of any agreed arms limitation talks with Moscow includes mediumrange Soviet missiles aimed at Western European even though the United States has no corresponding missiles Contd on Page 10 Loss In Smashup Two vehicles a pickup truck a sedan were damaged a at Valparaiso Chile Division compatible with sound total of yesterday after The C47 carried two four man wildlife management practices noon when they collided ata flight one was an extra Shaffer received a BS degree rural uncontrolled Intersection in Townshlp one mile west cottage on Tonwship Route to ferry back another Contd on Page 7 wealth Raymond A Holland chief probation officer assisted In several of the domestic re lations cases Contd on Page 5 Wait For Communist Response Allies Firm For Vietnam Talks PARIS UPI Allied officials said today they are prepared to stand firm on their positions at the Vietnam talks as long as necessary to win what they consider a reasonable response from Communists Henry A Kissinger Nixons top foreign policy There had been considerable Luzerne DA Gives Rule On Autopsy Fiveyearold Lori Rose of Saltillo is shown receivingher crown in the Little Princess contest held last night at the OrbisonlaRockhill Furnace Homecoming celebration Lori Is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Larry Rose Crowning was done by last years Bonnie Painter a fifth grader Twenty girls between the ages of G and eight were contestants WILKES BARRE Pa UPI Dist Atty Blythe H Evans Jr of Luzerne County saidMon day no autopsy order for Mary Jo Kopechne would be consid ered without notifying her fam ily and giving them an oppor tunity to appear in the proceed ings in Massachusetts for such an order Evans made the statements in a letter to Dist Atty Ed mund S Dinis of New Bedford Mass who is seeking an In adviser confirmed this Allied speculation K I s s i n g e r had quest lnto Mlss stand Monday night He told brought new instructions for the who drowned July 18 newsmen the Allies had gone US negotiating team This was in a car driven SenEd as far as we can or should go denied by Allied officials who ward M Kennedy Kissinger who flew to Paris said Kissingers talks with ADinls th Pennsylvania after accompanying Nixon on Lodge concerned mainly techDA requesting the practices his 12day world tour would nical questions They would and procedures for performing give rio details of his talks with not elaborate autopsy on someone Henry Cabot Lodge the chief The talks have reached a new Luzerne US delegate to the Vietnam deadlock following therejection ne ls buried ln negotiations by the North Vietnamese and The only thing Kissinger Viet Cong delegations i of would say was he reviewed President Nguyen Van Thieus progress in the talks with offer of Viet Cong participation court of appropriate jurisdiction Lodge and added They are in elections In South Vietnam proceeding as we expected Thleu has offered to permit There has been no major Contd on Page 7 plane in forestry from Pennsylvania State University in 1963 after graduating from McConnellsburg Joint High School He served five years in the United States Army attaining the rank of captain He was station ed In Vietnam for one year and received the following decora tlons The Silver Star with two Purple Hearts the Bronze Star with V device the Vietnam Service Medal the Vietnam Cam paign medal and the National De fense Service Ribbon of Contd on Page 7 State Police said Helen Peoples Wilson 42 Petersburg R D l waf northbound on Township Route 521 while George W Swi gart 48 Box 728 McCIure RD 2 was westbound on Township Route 520 At the intersection of the two routes the woman driver pulled Into the Intersection In front of the Swigart vehicle A collision resulted in which the Wilson vehicle a 1967 Fordplck on Page 3 Check Striking Similarities Probe Is Moving Into California buried MlssKopech After consulting varies Judges Evans autopsy could be performed the in Massachusetts would have to make a Judicial determination Contd on Page YPSILANTI Mich Police today investigated striking similarities between the murders of seven young women in Michigan and five in California who may have died on a crosscountry killing spree by two men v Police here and in California said there were striking similarities Including ear remained In his Washtenaw County maximum security jail cell the FBI and police searched for 6footllnch 235 pound Andrew Manuel 25 alias Richard Diaz whose last known address was the rooming house Collins lived at in this university community Collins and Manuel were progress believed to have gone to rings missing from many of the California together in June and suggested the July Police said the pair used same person or persons could Collins car to tow a trailer have been responsible for the rented by Manuel but they Ann ArborYpsilanti murders returned without the trailer over the past two years and During the time of their the California deaths i While John Norman Collins Contd on Page 10 A r i ;