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Daily News (Newspaper) - August 25, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Kcine loir 13ulIcliur VOL 48 WE CENTS COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY AUGUST 25 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 176 Need For Million In i New Revenues Discussed Viet Iraq Executes 15 For Spying ammo Commandos 2 Arab Posts Hit Enter Camp By Israeli Jets Israeli jets today bombed two Arab positions Inside Jordan and Arab guerrillas ambushed an Israeli patrol near the Lebanese 160 House Confer On Search Operations Leaders involved in the search for an Altoona manmissing in the Raystown Branch are shown planning operations Pictured left to right are William Adams of Mount Union Hunt ingdon Fire Chief Robert Jessel State Trooper Joseph Zanetti Jr and Huntingdon fireman Don LeffardL The Altoonan Thomas J Rutledge 39 disappeared Sunday afternoon while swimming near the site of the new Raystown Reservoir SAIGON UPI Attacking Viet Cong commandos cut through the barbed wire around a US Marine base and planted executed 15 Iraquls Including two Jews on charges toe Communist flag Inside the Intelligence Agency American camp before defen ders drove them off military spokesmen said today Far to the south near Saigon US troops killed 76 Communist troops In a sevenhour battle involving helicopters jets and artillery American infantrymen Sun day pushed the last 1000 yards to the wreckage of a crashed GULFPORT Miss US helicopter and found the More than 160 fully equipped bodies of eight Americans nouse trailers were brought in Moved In An Israeli spokesman said the planes bombed a Jordanian army post and a guerrilla camp in the Wadl Zarka area 30 miles northeast of the Dead Sea Amman Radio described the targets as civilian areas Father Of Two Disappears On Sunday President Altoonan Is Being Gets Data Hunted In Branch On Camille Scuba divers and volunteer firemen started to search again oday for a 39yearold Blair County man father of two child ren who disappeared in the Raystown Branch north of the dam yesterday afternoon SAN CLE MENTE Calif Nixon hears a first hand report today from Vice President Spiro T Agnew on the tragic Four Arab guerrilla attacks were reported in northern Israel including the ambush on a patrol near Moshav Avlvlm two miles south of Lebanon including Associated Press Pho by the federal government tographer Oliver Noonan 29 of Sunday to provide shelter for munique said Nowell Mass some of the thousands of Baghdad Radio said nine of The American troops had homeless families on1 the the men executed were civilians fought for six days to reach the hurricaneshattered Gulf Coast who were hanged at Central helicopter shot down last Mmy of the survivors ol prison The rest were military Monday Camilles devastating winds men who were shotiby a firing It was the second Viet Cong and fioodwaters gathered amid squad at an army camp outside attack on the Marine base at the ruins in memorial services the city the outskirts of Da Nang in fOr the dead seven months As the 10man meet here with mixed commando squad cut the said Father Francis barbed wire and charged Patrick beside the tossing explosive charges in rubble of St Thomas Parish bags the Marines called in US Church Primarily we are usly State Income Tax Given Top Billing MRS LUCILLE METHENY CAA Chooses Executive Director The personnel committee of HARRISBURG UPI The six top leaders of the General Assembly having agreed that the state needs million In new revenues will meet today to discuss ways of raising that money The leaders House Speaker Herbert Fine man House Demo cratic Leader K Leroy Irvis House Republican Leader Lee A Donaldson Jr Senate Presi dent Pro Tempore Robert D Fleming Senate Republican Leader Stanley G Stroup and Senate Democratic Leader Er nest P Kline met to discuss the states fiscal situation Aug 12 They agreed on the mil lion figure but Fineman said after the meeting that suggest ed ways of raising the money were almost as numerous as members at the meeting The prime revenueraiser dis cussed was enactment of a state income tax as proposed by Gov Raymond P Shafer Agency met on Monday evening It brought to 51 the number to tne appointment of coupled with elimination of many a new executive director of Iraqis executed on spying convictions since Jan 27 The total Included 11 Jews socalled nuisance taxes Contd on Page 3 Contd on Pae 3 Ho The hunt for Thomas Jefferson wrought by Hurricane Camille airbase for those who did not In Evans Tragedy urvie he hurricane but alo J se Rutledge 715 Nineteenth Street Altoona a native of Bellwood continued shortly after am J Agnew and Housing Secretary George Romney flew by heli copter along the Gulf Coast survive the hurricane but also Viet Cong managed to m our hearts there is much joy t plant their own flag beside a because we are alive I UJ3 bunker before they were The Rev James B Bell held drivenout of the enclosure by services in an educational night Volunteer communities includingscuba divers from Mount Union and Newton Hamilton were partici pating in search operations at the time the hunt was called off last night Rutledge a possible heart at tack victim disappeared while Contd on Page 2 i Skipper Is 2 Mishaps An 18monthold horse figured in two traffic mishaps on Route 22 Saturday evening within a period of Just 25 minutes State Police said the runaway horse was the property of John Theodore Rudy of Warrior Ridge Huntingdon R DI In the first Sourle V Brandt 57 of 201 Fifth Street r f Huntingdon was eastbound on BOX JS Route 22 at pjn operating As she Demolished By started to descend the east slope of the ridge three miles west of Huntingdon she saw a horse on the highway The Huntingdon woman brought An early tier car to a stop back of the In a Saturday tiorse and the steed kicked the which high explosivesVere used Of front of the car causing to demolish a large mail box S along Cold Springs Road 25 dlan Bob Hope in Jackson Miss that Agnew and Romney already had reported that they regard this terrible disaster as xt i j T A probably the worst natural Notices Mailed By PHEAA disaster in this century Hope was conducting a telethon todrum up donations for the homeless hurricane and flood victims The Nixon family and the staff at the western Contd on Page 3 uontd oh Page 3 SYDNEY Australia An Australian military court today acquitted the skipper of the aircraft carrier Melbourne of charges he was partly to blame for the June 3 collision with the US destroyer Frank E Evans that killed 74 American sailors The judge advocate general of the court ordered a directed The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency has mailed verdict of not guilty and Ing director for the agency for the past five weeks was unan iniously chosen by the seven r member board after their Inter N HtlOll views of other applicants MIAVFAJ Mrs Metheny a resident of Everett has been with TrlCoun ty CAA for the past year as community organizer She has worked with O E O lor the post f our years in r ett County Maryland and is tho roughly familiar With all phases of a C A PAgency Contd on Pag 3 Weather Is Mixed Up 310 Countians To Get Scholarships White House pitched in True American Spirit In hearing from Hope that money was pouring in Nixon scholarship award notices to 78248 initial reciplente for the coming honorably acquitted academic year Kenneth Reeher PHEAA director stated the John P Stevenson Torrential rains brought flash flooding in the Southeast today and temperatures dipped to autumnllke levels for the third day in the Northeast Brush fires raged inCallfornia Camille the storm of the century headed harmlessly out to sea off the coast of Newfoundland her killer winds diminished to squall strength Hurricane Debbies 1 winds also headed northeast away from land areas and PITTSBURGH UPI City were a threat only to shipping Pittsburgh Braces For Troubles said he was very proud to be Debbie was 625 mile south of Race Newfoundland More than 12 13 Inches of an American and this is really dollar value of the scholarships comes to the true American spirit Contd on Page 3 It is Incldent damage to the hood of the Brandt vehicle Ten minutes later at 5pm James F Richards 33 of 436 Second Street Williamsburg was Contd on Page 3 Regular Regiment In Delta miles north of Huntingdon The mail box was the prop erty of Martin H Heine Hunt ingdon R D 2 Those responsible face a ser ious charge malicious mischief by explosives a felony The steel box and the post on which It was mounted were demolished with debris being scattered over a wide area The explosion was touched off shortly before 9 pm Saturday There was an eyewitness to the incident who saw four males Contd on Page 3 Near Piedmont PIEDMONT W Va Army Demolition experts and railroad crews worked through out the night to clear the Balti more and Ohio tracks here aft Three hundred ten scholar ships were awarded in Hunting don County amounting to Of the total number of county applicants 64 were rejected The average amount of a single scholarship in the county is In neighboring Fulton County 58 applicants were approved and 24 rejected Total amount ol the scholarship funds going to Fulton County residents is This averages out at per scholarship After a lengthy delay while INo Legal Basis Seen For Autopsy the ceremonial sword he surrendered to the court when it opened sessions Wednesday WILKESBARRE Pa UPI He walked from the court There is neither a reason nor a topsy officials bracing against a for Capt of mass demonstrations Cape and fearing a potential for vi olence requested five major rata swamped Brunswick Ga Stevenson failed to give the construction flrms to suspend Friday eight inches of it in six Evans proper directions when a operations Monday The firms hoursGainesville Oa had 4 compUed wlth request inches of rain in five hours An amalgam of black civil causing flooding Jacksonville measures to avoid a rlghts groups were expected to nad nearly 2 Inches ol begin demonstrating at 7 am ran sx Stevenson 47 was given back defying a Common Pleas Court Beach Fla One of the charges was that collision appeared imminent The other was he failed to take necessary collision hours Daytona had an Inch when legal basis for an au on the woman killed Sen Edward M Kenne Contd on Page 3 er 13 cars of a freight three state legislators fought the gen era budget students waited for word of whether or not they could depend upon the state PHEAA dys car plunged Into a tidal THE WEATHER CAN THO Vietnam There are strong indications a regular North Vietnamese r L T u i o army regiment of perhaps 2000 rerhaps Birth Of Solar System troops has moved into the Mekong Delta for the first time in the Vietnam War the regions seniormilitary officer said today Maj Gen Roderick Wetherill commander of the Delta Military Assistance Command said a North Vietnamese regiment appeared to have moved in from Cambodia at a point 140miles southwest of Saigon Wetheri said it was his theory Hanoi is becoming concerned at Communist rever ses in the Delta The strongest evidence came tlsts had expected Friday night when South Vietnamese troops ambushed and killed several Communist rocks found In the earths crust soldiers in the Seven Mountains which date back about carrying US Navy explosives derailed Army personnel from the Let terkenny Depot at Chambers financial assistance burg Pa arrived shortly after MAILED ON INTENT midnight and told police to lift As it now stands Reeher Contd on Page 3 Contd on Page 3 Sunny and warm today and Tuesday High both days mid to upper 80s Clear tonight with the low in the 60s Out look Wednesday sunny and mild tajunction to support demands for more jobs for Wacks in the construction industry Construction workers were told not to report at the new Three Rivers sports stadium the Pittsburgh National Bank U S Steel Bell Telephone and West building sites but to re turn to their jobs on Tuesday Public Safety director James A Cortese said following a late Sunday night meeting with con struction officials 1 am con cernedt the situation might get Contd on Page 3 Contd on Page 3 INSIDE THE NEWS Scientists Find Moon Rocks Are Billions Of Yesrs Old SPACE CENTER Houston UPI The Apollo 11 moon rocks rocks underwent a constant scientists have found to their surprise and excitement date bombardment of atoms of so back much farther than billions of and sailed rare gases that boil perhaps to the birth of the solar system off the surface of the sun and This discovery announced stream through space Many of Sunday indicates the moon is these solar particles were more ancient and that its the lunar or on the trapped in the rocks surface features developed surface Dr S Oliver Schaeffer and more slowly than most scien Hess sald tne dating of the John Funkhouser both of State lunar was done by four university of New York Dr The moon rocks are at least scientlsts working in the Joseph Zahrlnger of the Max as old as the most ancient laboratory where the PlanCk institute Heidelberg st 54 Pounds moon rock and Germany and Dr Donald 33 scooped from the surface Bogard of the Space Center area of Chau Doc Province billion years said Dr Wilmot Tranquillity Base July 20 by measured these trapped bordering Cambodia N Hess chief scientist at the Neil AArmstrong and Edwin atoms to determine the age of Soldier Carries Notebook HoustonSpace Center Aldrin are locked in lunar material One of the dead soldiers They might be as old as the Quarantine Scientists said the new carried a notebook that said he solar system itself which These age estimates are finding does not rule was from the 18B Regiment of scientists believe was formed in understanding the strongly of the the 1st North Vietnamese Army some 45 billion years ago And oriEin moon and the theories about how the moon Division a regiment which has tor hundreds of millions of solar system Hess said was formed years Hess said they have During the time they were ch rested within a few Inches of near Ole moons surface the Contd on Page 3 pond according to her familys attorneys That is the thrust of a legal argument prepared for presen tation here today by lawyers for the family of Mary Jo Ko pechne Luzerne County Presi dent Judge Bernard Brominski will hear the petition Mr and Mrs J bse p h KoWrn o pechne are steadfastly opWill Mean Montag Itlair Divisions posed to the autopsy requested by Dist Atty Edmund S Dinis of the Southern District of Mas sachusetts Earlier the womans parents said they would appear In court for todays hearing but Sunday they said they would be unable Ann Landers 5 Classified Ads12 13 Comics 11 Crossword13 Obituaries 2 Society Club 10 Sports 4 Through These Doors 6 Etnire Porter Are Given New Positions With Westsb to attend because Mrs Contd on Page 3J Ko Contd on Pag 3 Korean Clings To Turtle For 35 Hours MALMO Sweden Swedish ship headed for Los Angeles today carrying a Korean who had clung to the shell of a giant turtle for 15 hours before being rescued from the Pacific Ocean The bizarre incident was reported by radio from Capt Horst Werder skipper of the Contd on Pag 3 ROBERT C ETNIRE Robert C Etnire manager of iBlair Division Weatab and Wesley A Porter comptrol ler of Blair Division are the recipients of promotions with in the Westab organization The important organizational changes were announced today by E F presl dent to become effective as of September 1 Etnire has been named mana 5 ger of the Montag Division In Atlanta Ga and Porter has been promoted to the post of manager of Blair Division being vaeilad by Etnire Montag where Etnire is doled to assume the reins of con trol produces the complete line of stationery for the entire Contd on Page 9 ;