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Daily News (Newspaper) - August 19, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Library Li or Bui Id i Pa VOL 48 rare CENTO PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION TUESDAY AUGUST 19 1969 PHONE 6434040 1 Tl Tk 1 Annexation ZUUUUO Homeless 106 Dead Discar T w i r ii In Wake Ot Jviller Lamille NO J71 Thousands Seavers New Of GULF PORT Miss Receding waters uncovered dozens of bodies today as rescue workers plodded through the rubble left by killer hurricane Camilla on her rampage through Mississippis Gulf Coast playground The death toll mounted to at least 106 Wade Guice civil defense director in Harrison County said the toll was at least 100 and rising in Gulfport Bllosi and Pass Christian More than 50 bodies were found sprawled in the mud and debris in one residential section of Pass Christian It appears that the tide was greater than 20 feet said Guice He said the bodies were found in an area which had been believed safe The res idents were warned to leave their homes but not ordered to do so before Camille struck Sunday night he said Swept Away Theres an area south of the railroad where you just see a vacant slab and piles of lumber House after house after the gone swept away Guice said 1 heard them blowing the Contd on Page 3 HARRISBURG UPI Gov Raymond P Shafer announced the unanimous election of Dr Gilmore B Seavers Monday as president of Shippensburg State College in Cumberland County by the institutions board of trustees Seavers 52 currently the schools vicepresident for ad ministration will succeed Dr Ralph E Heiges who is retir ing Dec 31 The presidentelect a Ship pensburg graduate has served as the schools dean of student personnel administrative assis tant to the president and direc tor of admissions He began his career as prin cipal of the Penn Twp School System near Shippensburg in 1938 and went on to receive a MEd degree from Duke Uni versity and an EdD from Pennsylvania State University Seavers who served during World War n as an Air Force captain also is secretary of the Pennsylvania Schoolmens Named To Supreme Court By Nixon Haynsworth Seen Getting Easy OK New School Plans Are About Ready Final plans for the Huntingdon Middle School will be completed in September but members of the Huntingdon Area School Board WASHINGTON UPI Nixons nomination of Judge Clement F Haynsworth to the Supreme Court goes before the were advised to postpone bidding Senate in three weeks for what is expected to be easy approval In anticipation of a drop in bond While the appointment drew criticism from some Negro and civil rights leaders outside the ff T Senate there was only a HOIla IS reserved reaction from some of the more liberal themselves In addition the appointment announced from the California White House Monday prompted pialse from several Southern seantors including James O Eastland DMiss chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee which first must pass on Haynsworths qualifications Eastland announced hearings would begin Sept 9 if the appointment is approved by the judiciary panel the full Senate will vote Eastland said Haynsworths distinguished legal career includes performance as a senators Making Second Bid interest rates This came last evening at the regular monthly meeting of the directors in the form of a report from Jack Risheberger archi tect for the new school building The session was held In the home economics room of the Huntingdon Area Junior HlghSch ool Board president Richard J Endres presided with the follow ing directors present J H Hofman Mrs Louise Kylor T J Orner Porter Brown Alton CHATTANOOGA Tenn Teamsters Union President James R Hoffa makes Ms second bid today to overturn a conviction on the Smith and William Lang grounds that his conversations Also present were John bugged by the governney superintendent Club and a member of the state Board of Private and outstanding at pondence Schools He served torney and as an experienced as a member of the Governors of the federal judicia Committee on Education in ry 1958 and was on the advisory nStrPm Thurmond RSC committees to the state Board Contd on Page 2 were ment Relying on a March ruling by erintendent of schools Nor man J fe the US Supreme Court the Smith highschoolprincipalPaul controversial union leader con Moore assistant high school tends his rights were violated principal Paul Moore assist under the Fourth Amendment ant high school principal and by electronic eavesdropping Robert Holmes dean of students The Mount Union Borough Council and approximately sev entyfive Interested citizens of Allenport and nearby areas In Shirley Township attended a pub lie meeting at the councils In vitation to discuss the proposed annexation of Allenport to the borough of Mount Union Chairing the session held last night in the cafeteria of the Shirley Township Elementary School was Robert Goodman president of the Mount Union Borough Council The citizens of Allenport were presented many important facts to consider on annexation The final decision will now be that of the property owners of Al lenport A petition must be circulated and requires the con sent of 51 percent of theprop erty owners in the area to be annexed In opening remarks Good man said the main purpose of the session was to answer all questions and give any tnforma tion requested This would be absolutely necessary before a decision can be made by the Al lenport property owners to become a vital part of Mount Union Goodman asked the citizens to weigh the advantages and dis Grand Jury Back 12 Guilty Pleas Heard By Jurist c The grand jury for the September Term of Huntingdon County Court meeting two weeks earlier than usual returned today to complete work on a list of 45 bills of Indictment prepared by District Attorney Newton C Taylor The 19member panel acted on Dubcek Has Appeal For Countrymen 17 bills approving all of them Gerald Snyder of Shade Gap is the courtappointed fore man of the array which Includes 15 women and four men Judge R Merle Heffner pre sided at the opening day of term yesterday It was a busy eight hour day one that continued un til last evening with only a onehour break for lunch Twelve pleas of guilty were heard during the day by Judge Heffner Several salty sentences were handed out and jurist let It be capees from the State Correct ional Institution at of schools Carl Bruno assistant to the sup advantages and whether future benefits will surpass present Several reasons were given as Contd on Page 3 said No Signs Of Gap Narrowing He Is an able jurist andj being a strict constructionist of the Constitution will be a fine addition to the court Sen Ernest F Rollings DSC said Haynsworth has shown a thorough understanding of legal principles and a superior analysis of complex which tainted the evidence in his jury tampering trial Using the same argument to overturn a Chicago conviction for fraud Hoffa lost his first at tempt for a reversal last month when a federal judge said the information received from wire tapping did not prejudice the case against him Hoffa re received a five year sentence Reports were presented on the summer school program which ended August 12 the middle sen obi summer maintenance work and plans for a new teacher orientation luncheon and an in service day Resignations were received from Ronald Osborne senior high school special education William Rumberger secondary English and Spanish Mrs Linda President Seeks FCC WASHINGTON Nixon appears to be Are 000 Apart WASHINGTON UPI Clayton Powell Jr and the House It was mostly Haynsworths background in other legal cases that brought the opposition from civil rights leaders Among those offering criticism were Roy Wilkins executive direc on the 1964 conviction r He was convictedvhere in Walcefteld Clyde haying some difficulty finding a 1964 jury charge and currently is serving A request was approved from sensitive post aneight year sentence fed Mr arid Mrs Gordon Shedd for the Federal era prison in Lewisburg Pa the admission of theirthree sons Commission Contd on Page 2 He could end up having to fill of chairman of Communications Contd on Page 2 Representatives are still about apart on the issue of tor h NAAPP his exclusion from the 90th Congress with no signs the gap will least four narrow Attempt Made To Seed Debbie SAN JUAN Puerto Rico top US scientist said today it may take months to determine whether an attempt to tame Hurricane Debbie was successful Dr Cecil J Gentry director of the National Hurricane Research Laboratory spent 15 hours in the air Monday directing the bombardment of Debbie with silver iodide particles The silver iodide dropped from 1040 canisters by five US Navy jets was expected to freeze the moisture in the warm cloud walls of the hurricane generating enough cold to drop the storm into the ocean Gentry described the exper iment as an operational success but said the scientific results might not be known until December He said scientific data collected by the 13 planes which flew in and around Debbie as it churned towards Puerto Rico would have to be studied at Contd on Page 2 racial integration of public So far as the House is schools Judge Haynsworth vot concerned the Harlem Demoed for racial segregation In crat has almost nothingcoming each of these cases the to him despite the Supreme Contd on Page 2 Court ruling the House illegally barred him for an entire two year term starting in 1967 The BaCK 10 House said it was willing to pay court costs of JJailCC In Powells view he is entitled T to in back pay and DJ IlCl Cliaillfe several thousand dollars in other allowances and he also Huntingdon Retail Merchants should receive suspension of the planned a truly funfilled fine the House levied as Back toSchoolpromotion iiihonor a condition of his being seated of the areas young people And this year in the new Congress the event will be twofold in that Official Positions Filed parents can shop while the kids These were the official have fun positions filed Monday with William McHenry manager of US District Court Judge McCrorys in Huntingdon and George L Hart Jr who is Robert Geissinger of the Palace charged with carrying out the Confectionery are responsible Supreme Courts mandate to for the arrangements for a rock explore what further proceedR rou dance on Friday evening 16 Killed In Viet Battle 155 Reds Die In Bloody Fighting SAIGON UPI infantrymen killed 155 North Vietnamese troops in two battles among the scrub brush of South Vietnams northern coastal plain in some of the bloodiest fighting in the northernsector in weeks military spokesmen said today The allday battle Monday cost the US Americal Division The fighting erupted near fire at least 16 dead and nearly 50 support base West where 59 wounded The fighting broke Communist troops were killed two vacancies on the seven member commission if James J Wadsworth quits before his term expires as reported to join the International Telecom munitions Satellite Consor tium Nixon could then change the Democratic majority to his own party but close observers doubt that two new Republican members even conservative result in any real Contd on Page 2 out 20 miles northwest of Tarn in a weekend battle Ky 340 miles northeast of officers said they Saigon American troops had Lt James Simms a platoon But US believed halted a advance on Contd on Page 10 THE WEATHER August 22 for young people The street dance will take place between 7 to 10 pm at the corner of Fifth and Wash Contd on Page 10 American North Vietnamese leader from Clarendon Hill 111 Hiep Due a refugee center for said his men were marching 3000 persons along atrail after nightfall Only a company of Ameri As we moved up the trail we cans was involved when the were walking in what we thought was water Simms said But then the gunships and fighting first broke out North Vietnamese units sur rounded them at one point A second fight broke out a came in and we had to hit the ground We discovered we had mile and a half southeast of the been walking in streams of blood Contd on Page 10 Mostly cloudy with scat tered showers and thunder showers today and tonight High today in the upper 70s and low 80s Low tonight In the upper 60s and lower 70s Occasional rain likely Wednesday ending by after noon and turning cooler High in the 70s Thursday mostly sunny and mild Red Cross Group Makes Packages For Hospital Huntingdon Mount Union and Ruth Harper Mrs Sara Lutz Mlfflin County Chapters of the Mrs Charles Mann Mrs Wil American Red Cross have packliam McHenry and Mrs Albert aged Items for the 91st EvacO Swope uation Hospital Vietnam Items of personal and recrea These items have been coltional nature for servicemen In ected and prepared for the Vietnam field hospital were In order to reach the assigned included In the boxes which were destination by September prepared for shipment This is the second year In vhlch the area chapters have larticipated in this project for servicemen Mrs Helen Mlerley served as Kenneth Coen of Owens Corning Fiberglas Corp assist ed the committee with the pack aging Donations of the following 5 Residences In Highlands Are Burglarized State Police from the Hunt ingdon substation this morn ing launched an Investigation in to the burglarizing of four homes and an apartment The residences all located in Taylor Highlands Onelda Town ship were entered sometime dur ing the night Reports filed with the State Po lice listed the homes of Mr and Mrs Richard Smucker Mr and MrsRonald Detwiler Attorney Contd on Page 2 Huntingdon Parade Date Is October 30 Charles D Grove chairman today announced that the annual Huntingdon Halloween Parade will be held on Thursday Octo ber 30 Once again this year the event will be staged by the Huntingdon Area Jaycees and will be spon sored by the Huntingdon Mer chants Committee of Huntingdon Business and Industry INSIDE THE NEWS ommittee chairman In Hunting were wrapped birthday gifts Ion She was assisted by Mrs lap boards playing cardholders varren Bordner Miss Florence shower shoes shaving lotion Soyer Mrs C F English Miss Contd on Page 10 Wrapping Gifts For Servicemen In Vietnam Members of the Huntingdon Mount Union and Mlffltn County Chapters of the American Red Cross prepare packaged items for servicemen In the 91st Evacuation Hospital Vietnam The gifts Include birthday presents lap boards playing card holders shower shoes shaving lotion washcloths pens popcorns games and crossword puzzles The gifts will reach the hoanitai In September p Ann Landers 7 Classified Ads 10 11 Comics 9 Crossword 11 Editorial Page 6 Obituaries 2 Society Club 8 Sports 4 PRAGUE one of his rare public statements Alexander Dubcek has appealed for calm on the first anniversa ry of the Sovietled invasion that crushed the reform Com the Huntingdon munist regime he helped known that esestablish In a dispatch distributed by Huntingdon the CTK news agency Monday can expect stiff sentences for night Dubcek asked for a prison breach Our people level headed attitude to here have rights and this court Thursdays anniversary His will see that they are protectreserved terms contrasted with the jurist said sharp threats from other One young man who stole his leaders against demonstrations 75 year grandmothers Political observers said pumi federal pension check and forged cation of statements her name on It was sent to the by the new orthodox Prague Allegheny County Workhouse for regime indicated how seriously 9 to 18 months Judge Heffit wanted to avert trouble this ner was visibly angered wherithe week young man admitted that he spent Dubcek demoted to the post some of the stolen money to buy of federal assembly chairman booze for himself and his friends four months ago made the It was a long busy day in remarks last weekend to party a hot stuffy courtroom Only and economic officials in his the grand jurors had an air Contd op Page 2 conditioned room In which to V work It was pm when the grand T i Loch Morar Contd on Page 5 Monster Shot By Fisherman LOCH MORAR Scotland way William Simp son and Duncan McDonell tell it they were rowing across Loch Morar when up came a monster The two Sunday fishermen said the thing from the deep lake was 60 feet long had round humps was dark brown and came at their 18foot boat McDonell said he Jammed an oar at the Loch Morar monster bit the end off the oar McDonell said So Simpson raised a shotgun and fired He said the blast dug a four inch wide hole in the thing and it dived below the surface No one else has seen it since Loch Morar is a neighboring Contd on Page 2 Bloodmobile To Visit Those persons having received blood recently in any hospital should have someone make a re placement at the bloodmobile visit at the First United Metho dlst Church of Mount Union from 21 noon until 6 pm on Wed nesday August 20 Anyone who has made an ap polntmeht to give blood is re minded to keep the appointment tomorrow Walkins are always welcomed Citizens between the ages of 18 to 66 may give blood with the consent of the doctor Research has proven that It is absolutely safe for a person in good health to donate Blood means life there Is a newborn baby who needs a whole new blood supply a sick child who longs to run and play an accident victim who is bleed ing a young mother who has been badly burned an elderly person undergoing sur gery How can you help By giving blood through the Red Cross It doesnt take long about an hour for your visit less than 10 minutes for the actual do nation One donation helps many people Your blood may be used whole in treating one person or It may be broken down Into gamma globulin serum albumin fibrin ogen packed red cells platelets or fresh frozen plasma to treat several patients Your family may also benefit from your donating If someone Contd on Page 5 Director Of Vets Affairs Is Critical Homer T Wear of Rockhlll Furnace Huntingdon County dir ector of veterans affairs re mains in critical condition today at JC Blair Memorial Hospital No change Is noted in his condi tion Wear 74 suffered a stroke at his home early Saturday morn ing He was rushed to the hospital via ambulance and was admitted as a patient at am Wear Is widely known in the county as a result of his work In the county office and in Leg ion and Lions affairs Nixon Fast Becoming Recreation Minded Chief SAN CLEMENTE Calif Nixon may turn out to be one of the m re recreationally oriented chief executives since Teddy Roose velt When Nixon first arrived at the western White House nine days ago he began working at a furious pace that his staff and the White House press found hard to match In the last four days however the President has played golf starting In the late afternoon and usually playing with as his principal partner his soninlaw David Elsenhow er Davids wife Julie recently began golf lessons and plays a slow deliberate game When she is along the foursome moves at a gluey pace The President however does not seem to be disturbed by his daughters slow movement around the course and will stand patiently leaning on his putter while Julie approaches a green Business at the western White House was expected to be relatively slow today The President had morning ings with various federal officials Including one session with six US ambassadors about to leave for their posts overseas NUon declared Mississippi a major disaster area Monday because of devastation from Contd on Page 2 ;