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Daily News (Newspaper) - August 28, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 State Library Building 17126 VOL 48 NINE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY AUGUST 28 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 179 resident Sees Economic Experts Pondering iiflation Issue SAN CLEMENTE Calif UPI President Nixon after a festive day with his old political foe former President Lyndon B Johnson today turned his attention to a more serious matter inflation At the western White House the Chief Executive scheduled a morning meeting of his quad a group of the federal governments highest ranking economic experts The group included Treasury Secretary David M Kennedy Budget Director Robert Mayo Paul McCracken chairman of the Council of Economic Advisersand William McC he s ney Martin chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of governors At Mount Union Post Office Exterior To Be Improved Lodge Warns Withdrawals V vV ightstone fays Hes nnocent i tarry POTTSVILLE pa UPI Lightstone said Wednes lay1 he is innocent of wrongdo ng in bribery charges which ed to his suspension as 28ayear general counsel for Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Lightstone 61 arrested by tie FBI in New York on Tues ay proclaimed his innocence a brief statement issued at courthouse here where he erved as district attorney of chuylkill County from 1961 intil his Turnpike appointment 1967 He indicated he may ave more to say about the tiarges in the future I am innocent of any wrong oing he said At the appro riate time I may have more say concerning the back round in some implications in olved in this matter At this me however I believe the nly proper thing to say is the allowing In performing my uties as general counsel to the ennsylvania Turnpike Com lission I have constantly and enuinely acted only in the best iterests of the commission Lightstone returned to his ome here under per onal bond to await a hearing a New York City scheduled for ept 3 on charges of interstate avel to accept or solicit a ribe Contd on Page 7 Improvements will soon be forthcoming to the exteriorof the Mount Union Post Office according to ah announcement f made today by Postmaster Jay Base Blasted By Fowerlul Arms Pollock In keeping with the desire of community minded citizens for beautification the postal service is aware ofthe need for a good looking building and its surrounding grounds Any Improvements will enhance the value of the properties in Israeli Raiders Push Into Egypt A McCracken indicated at a news conference in Los Angeles Contd on Page 13 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 12 Classified Ads 14 15 Comics 10 Crossword 15 Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club 8 Sports 4 5 Sunday School Lesson 9 Air Attack Reports Are Circulating Contd on Page At Dock On Saigon River Viet Cong Mine Damages Tanker SAKJON UPI A Viet Cong mine exploded at an oil storage dock on the Saigon River south of the capital today heavily damaging a Dutch tanker The United States completed the witho drawal of 25000 troops under President Nixons cutback plan Vlourit Union arade To Be 1 In MeKong guerril las inflicted heavy casualties on South Vietnamese troops in the biggest battle reported in Vietnam Wednesday The 400pound mine blew up 50 feet from the bow of the 18000ton tanker Kenia The vessel did not catch fire US Army police had Don Booher Jaycee president oday announced that the annual lalloween Parade in Mount military the mine the ships anchor chain in time to get the crew off the ship docked at Nha Be nine miles Jnion will be held on Saturday from Saigon November 1 As in previous years the event viU be staged by the Mount Union irea Jaycees and sponsored by he merchants in the borough of Union It was the second successful Communist attack on shipping in South Vietnam in three days Tuesday Viet Cong guerrillas fired two rocketpropelled gre nades at the Philippine cargo Aat t Booher noted there will be a snip Luzon Y45 in the Mekong Japan The last Armv River 95 miles southwest of left Wednesday from Bien Hoa Saigon Two crewmen were killed and a third injured sizable increase in the prize noney this year Details will published at a later date ing will be repaired and the large maple tree which has been ascribed as dangerous will be removed and replaced with new trees As area residents have al ready noticed the post office grounds have been well cared for throughout the Pol lock stated this is all due to the efforts of Allen Flasher and Paul Tower post office custo dians WASHINGTON UPI Postmaster Pollock said Be ligence reports the Soviet Union ing mindful of the trend to beaut may be considering an air ify America we shall be striving attack on Chinas nuclear to do our part Wehope it be installations has caused serious comes contageous arid will re concern at highest levels over possibility of war between the two Communist giants The reports coming from Communist sources of varying degrees of credibility assert Soviet leaders have been sounding out their Warsaw Pact partners as well as some Communist party leaders in Western Europe as to what their attitude would be if the Soviet Union had to take such an extreme step Some authorities here believe the reports have beenplanted by Moscow for psychological affect against Peking In view of the steadily increasing bitterness between Russia and and their 123 border clashes however the intelligence reports are being considered very seriously at the highest le in the Nixon administration The assumption of those authorities who lend to believe the reports is that the Soviet Union wants to determine whether such extreme action would cost it support within the international Communist com munity particularly in Eastern Europe The reports all appear to be talking about a possible Soviet attack by bombers armed with conventional weapons against Lop Nor and other Chinese nuclear facilities If Soviet leaders are indeed considering such a strike even on a hypothetical basis they must be weighing the military Confd on Page 7 Israeli commandos struck deep into Egypts heartlandandblasted an army headquarters with powerful shorUrange weapons Israeli military spokesmen said today Egypt said the raid consisted of one plane which was driven off by ground fire Israeli spokesmen said the raiding Egyptian quarters Blames New Red Drives For Delay PARIS UPI Henry Cabot Lodge said today the United States had cut down its B52 raids in response to fewer Communist ground at tacks in Vietnam but warned that new Communist drives had postponed a presidential deci sion on more US troop withdrawals Lodges disclosure that B52 raids against Communist troop concentrations had been re duced for more than a month followed indications from Secre tary of State William P Rogers that the United States had responded to lessened Commu nist activity Rogers said in Washington on Aug 20 the United States was ready to take sensible Asks to bring peace He declined to be specific Speaking at todays 32nd session of the peace talks Lodge told the Communist delegates contrary to your charges the United States Is in truth actively seeking ways to reduce hostilities in Vietnam Robert A Bagshaw of Hollidaysburg last evening was elected Both North Vietnam and the principal of Juniata Valley High School succeeding Frank NViet Cong have in past weeks charged the United States was Contd on Page 13 party shelled the armyregional head at Manqabad about 200 miles south of Cairo on the Nile River with 120mm mor tars weapons that fire a bigger shell than the mortars used by US and Communist forces in Vietnam The Israelis described the raid as retaliation for repeated and continuing attacks by Egyptian snipers and artillery along the Suez Canal Eleven Israeli soldiers have been killed 5th Grade I Elected there in less than two weeks The raid earner little more than 24 hours after the UM Security Council condemned Israel for launching air strikes into Lebanon two weeks ago In Cairo a communique rebutting the raid report said the attack involved only one Israeli plane Our civilian and military troops clashed with it and it dropped its bombs harmlessly near an army training camp and escaped There were no material or personnel casual ties the communique said The semiofficial Egyptian newspaper CHANGE IN STATUS elevated these Asians Red Chi nese Defense Minister Lin Piao left after more than three weeks of secret sessions was formally designated heir to Chairman Mao Testung In South Vietnam Gen Tran Thien Khiem right was named the new premier replacing Tran Van Huong Robert Bagshaw Is New JVHS Principal The battle in the delta miles southwest of Saigon resulted in 4 Viet Cong killed but left more than a third of a 100man South Vietnamese com pany killed or wounded milita ry spokesmen said The fighting broke out when The selection of the new took place during a meeting of the board of education held in the school cafetorium Bagshaw who has most re cently served as an ad minis trative assistant in the blue Mountain School District C res spnawas graduated from Jun lateCollege in 1929 receiving an AB He earned his masters degree In 1935 from Columbia Univer sity and has done graduate work Is Explained By Opening Of SchoolSSets in Florida NEW IBERIA La Bagshaw began his teaching Racial brawls boycotts sit career at Hollidaysburg where down strikes arrests and tear he taught for six years later gas culminated first attempts moving to Hanover to assume to desegregate several Lbuisia while on a combat sweep in Bac Lieu Province The last unit to Vietnam under Nixons leave initial withdrawal Attack men left northeast was Marine Fighter 334 The 250 Chu Lai 335 miles of Saigon to fly to Iwakuni Al Ahram today recurrent condemnation of Israel because it also implied a condemnation of Arab guerrilla attacks WASHINGTON UPI rThe Al Ahram said it objected to former boss of a group of the Security Council urging Justice Department civil rights the Arab people to lay down lawyers who are complaining their arms to stop fighting about the Nixon admiriistra a it i iiiW AMAtlV f w occupations andto refrain from tions school Qf toctaj at a junior na nfrai rtM v the dissent is notified Wgh schooi for four years Police uged tear gas Wednes superintendent of day to break up a demonstra Hanover for twelve tion by 300 Negro students years demanding to be reassigned to He moved to Orlando Florida their allNegro school where he supervised an adult Iberia Parish county Sheriff education program for two years Jerry Wattigny said seven prior to his responsibilities at blacks including three juve Cressona niles were arrested during the The new high school princi demonstration and charged practicing their natural right cy says the dissent is justified In a separate statement because tha policy is a harmful Egyptian Minister step backward Mahmoud Riad said Israel had Stephen J Pollak head of the concocted the trial of Austradepartments Civil Rights Civi lian MichaelRohan to conceal sion during the Johnson admi Contd on Page nistration said the disaffection or more than 40 of the departments 76 staff lawyers is very valuable in pointing up the questions that have been Contd on Page 13 raised by the Nixon adminis tration policy The dissident lawyers earlier Contd on Page 7 pal also has had experience in with disturbing the peace All the operation of an office ma were released on bond Contd on Page Cassvilles annual Halloween Foill YOUllg parade will be held this fall on Oct 29 THE WEATHER To Close Monday Wednesday evening starting at 8 oclock Mount Union Postmaster Jay The gala affair will be sporu F Pollock announced today the sored by the Trough Creek VaL Mount Union Post Office will leyLions Club be closed on Labor Day Monday Announcement of the parade Sept 1 date was made today by Glenn Therevill be no carrierrural skip Neville president of the delivery or windowserviceHow Lions Club ever the lobby will be open from Neville said that there will 7 ajn until 6 pm for patrons be valuable prizes for contest having lock boxes ants Rally Held In Chicago As Convention Reminder Sunny and warmer today High in the lower 80s Fair and warmer tonight Low up per 50s to mid 60s Fri day sunny and warm High In the mid 80s Saturday fair and warm POLES APART US and Soviet researchers are engaged hi similar activity A US Army field survey camp top photo is set up on Heard Island in the South Indian Ocean where a sixman satellite observation team is the only human presence Bot tom photo shows the Russian Arctic observatory on Heiss Island in the Franz Josef Archipelago Data obtained by the observatory is used in ship air and space naviga tion as well as in radio and television CHICAGO weeds are back on the vacant lots of Canaryville Obscenities scrawled on the concrete in Lincoln and Grant parks have been erased by time The grass flourishes once more on the sward across Michigan Avenue from the Conrad Hilton Hotel recovered from the scuffing and crushing of sandals and police brogans The barbed wire still tops the chain link fence around the International Amphitheater as a reminder to Chicagoans of the bitter clashes between police and demonstrators at the Democratic National Conven tion a year ago today Some who confronted police in those bloody clashes in the parks and on loop area streets plafi to attend a fivehour rany tonight at thb Grant Park Band Shell where they rallied Aug 281968 The more than 500 persons hauled into court for convention week offenses since last August will remember So will the 47 policemen disciplined for their actions during the confronta tions And so will the 600 or more persons injured in five nights of clashes As for Chicago there have a few changes Duringa peace parade this month marking the anniversary of the atom bombing of Hiroshima police were almost fatherly toward the demonstrators And a split has developed within the Illinois Democratic party V between those who approved and those who disap proved of the handling of the convention week protesters Although a number of scho groups including the American Psychological Associ ation either canceled or deleted Chicago from consideration for conventions as a result of the clashes the Chicago Convention Contd on Page 13 Sisters Die In Barn Blaze MIFFLINBURG Pa Four young sisters crawled into i a haystack Wednesday and diedAlter Outbreak Ul Violence when fire wrecked their fa thers barn on a farm near here The bodies erf Carol Miller 9 Penny 1 Glenda 5 and Ruth 2j were found huddled in the ashes after the fire was extin guished and a workman cleared the rubble with a bulldozer Dr Harold Evans Union County coroner said the deaths of the four children of Mr and Mrs Glen Miller were acciden tal No one can be sure but one of them the children may have lit a match Evans said Iberia is one of 37 Louisiana parishes under federal court orders to junk freedom of choice plans and attempt full integration through zoning and pairing The brawling began when negroes got off buses at New Iberia High School and began fighting with white students It Contd on Page 13 Contd on Page 13 Ojperator Is Injured A Franklin Township man was injured yesterday afternoon when his pickup truck failed to ne gotiate a curve on Route 45 about 14milesnorth of Spruce Creek State Police said Theodore H Ballos 50 Spruce Creek RJ3 was northbound at 4 pjii op erating a 1967 Ford pickup truck There is a sharp curve to the left at the scene of the accl Contd on Page 7 Big Contractors Suspend All Work PITTSBURGH UPI Contractors at major construction sites throughout the city bowing to the wishes of Mayor Joseph M Barr agreed Wednesday night to suspend work until Tuesday in hopes that negotiations would bring an end to sometimes violent demon strations demanding equal employment for blacks in the construction industry mayor said the Master Builders Association tad Monda is Labor D the Building Trades Council We tMs voluntary ac and the Black Construetion wiu permlt neg0ttottons to tion Coalition would meet soon te resumed ln a calm peace possibly today in an effort to m atmosphere Barr said reach an agreement hope m agreement can be tween the two sides broke off reached Wednesday The mayor said he told the Byrd Brown president of the contractors he felt further dem Pittsburgh chapter of the NaGyrations and confrontations tional Association for the adC9uld provoke more seri vancement of Colored People ous violence and do irrepara said there would be harm to to con no demonstrations during the tinue peacefui meaningful next five days but that memnegotiations bers of the black groups Brown called the demonstra monitor the construction projtlons qualuled success in ects to see if the contractors brought the parties had kept their promise to Jhe negotiatlng tables Barr said he called on the Asked if the demonstrations contractors to halt work today contlnue after the five and Friday m the Interest of day mOTatorium Brown said it public safety Normall there is ho work Saturday and Sun CContd on Page 7 ;