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Daily News (Newspaper) - December 13, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS iV VOL 48 WRK CENTS PER COPT HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION SATURDAY DECEMBER 13 1969 PHONE 6434040 No 270 2 Gunmen Killed Trying To Hijack Jet Airliner r air Shot Santa To Visit HllSe Manhunt Under In Aerial Hospital On Glinbattles Christmas Eve av In Italv Penn State ATHENS Two gun men carrying bombs tried to hijack an Ethiopian Airlines jet Friday night The planes guards killed them both in simultaneous gunbattles i n economy and first class cabins before screaming and cowering passengers The passengers broke Into cheers when it was over and ended the flight toasting one another with champagne It was the first timo in the history of aerial hijackings anyone was shot to death although gunfire broke out on a National Airlines jet in a hijack attempt in 1965 between Hous ton and New Orleans The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 707 jetliner landed safely in Athens and took off early today to resume its flight to Asmara and Addis Ababa Greek police identified the slain men only as a IPyearold Yeveni student and a 25year old Senegalese businessman Passencers said the hijackers indicated they were trying to divert the plane to Aden in southern Yemen Both men carried bombs with fuses attached the passencers said New Yorker Watches Harry 40 a travel agent from NY said Contd on Page Hes going to be a mighty busy fellow but old Sailta has agreed again to make a special visit to the JC Blair Memorial Hospital on Christmas Eve The visit sponsored by the Marklesburg Fire Company will be at 6 pm well in advance of the allimportant trip from the North Pole which takes place several hours later that night Gerald Treece president of At MUAHS the fire company noted today that this will be the sixth consecutive year that the firemen have spon sored the project Santa will have a treat for all hospital patients nurses and hospital employes The lead role will be played by Murrell Worthing of Saxton who fuis donned the red furtrim med outfit on Christmas Eve for the past 51 years Terrorist Bombs President Kill 14 Hurt 90 Is Selected HERSHEY Pa UPI Dr John W Oswald an admtnis ROME UPI of the biggest manhunts in Italian history to trator and botanist at the Unl day sought bombers who killed 14 persons and injured nearly 100 versity of California has been in the nations bloodiest acts of peactime terrorism in nearly half selected president of Pennsyl a century Christmas Musical Is Tuesday The annual Christmas concert Eugene Garner fire company presented by the riusic depart secretary is assisting with the planning for Santas visit at the hospital In Mount Union Church To Have Yule Service four men deliberated one hour and The annual Candlelight Senice 3S minutes before arriving at a f the Bethel AME Church of verdict at last evening John 2 Broad Top Area Men Convicted Two Broad Top area men Ralph Power 30 Saxton and James H Jones 26 Dudley were convicted on a larceny charge last evening in Huntingdon County Criminal Court The two men were accused of stealing a 135pound tank of oxy gen from the J C Blair Mem orial Hospital early last Sept 14 Patrolman Robert L Ed mundson of the Huntingdon Bor ough Police Department was the prosecutor ment of the Mount Union Area High School will be held on day December 16 at S pm Directing this festive musical event will be the senior high music instructor Marshall Spayd The concert free of charge will feature a varied program of seasonal music A brass choir will accompany the audience in the singing of many favorite Christmas carols The senior high chorus will sing the numbers A Round for Contd on Page 12 Milan was under an unde clared state of emergency and police rounded up more than 150 persons as suspects in the bombing of a crowded bank in the heart of the industrial city Friday Fourteen persons were killed and PO others injured Two other bombs shook downtown injuring 14 persons at a bank and four others at the tomb of the unknown soldier in the Piazza Venezia Roads Checked The bombings shocked and outraged the nation and brought one of the most coordinated manhunts since Italian parti sans chased and executed fascist dictator Benito Mussoli ni at the close of World War II vania State University the na tions 12th largest institution of higher education Oswald 52 was chosen unani mously by the universitys 32 member board of trustees Fri day to succeed Dr Eric A Walker 59 who will retire on June 30 after 14 years as Penn State president Oswald currently is executive vice president of the Univer sity of California campus sys tem and from 196368 he served as president of the University of Kentucky Walker announced his retire ment early this year to give the trustees ample tim to de termine a successor His plans were termed indefinite Qualities of Leadership The appointment was an nounced at a news conference In Huntingdon Co 9000 Doe Hunters Are Ready An estimated 9000 hunters Police leaves were cancelled following the closed trustee and reinforcements were flown meeting by Roger W Rowland into Milan from other cities board chairman who said Os Road blocks encircled the city watd possessed the qualities of wil1 to the woods in search and police questioned all leadership and intellectual vigor motorists needed to keep the university The bomb went off in Milan on its forward course Contd on Page 10 Contd on Page 12 28 Addresses In Final Cards To Vietnam List Save time over this busy preChristmas weekend to complete The panel of eight women and 5our part in the Cards to Vietnam project Here is the final list of names and addresses 2S in all Yesterday was the deadline for sending names to the Daily News office Mount Union will be conducted Sunday December 14 at m Theme for the program is entit led The Light of Men directed by Mrs Lucille Lowery Miss Jewel Marshall organ st will use as the processional Worship the King The opening selection 0 Come Ml Ye Faithful will be sung by he congregation anc choir fol owed by the invocation by Otis Sadler Two carols 0 Little Town f Bethlehem and Hark The lerald Angrels Sing will be sung n unison A play will be presented by on Page 10 This is the fifth list of names to be published List 1 appeared November 17 List 2 November Donelson of Mar ties burg was the foreman of the jury Judge R Merle Heffner pre 2l List 3 December 1 and List Contd on Page 5 4 December 6 All the ser vicemens names and addresses will be published again in the Christmas Eve edition of the paper December 15 is the deadline for mailing cards to assure delivery in Vietnam before WEATHER Cloudy and cold today with chance of snow flurries High in upper 20s to lower 30s Considerable cloudiness and cold with snow or snow flur ries tonight and Sunday Low tonight in the 20s High Sun day in the 20s Monday continued cloudy with chance of snow flurries LIST 5 Sp 4 Milton R Bullett 201389167 Co B 54 Sig Bn APO San Francisco 96350 Contd on Page 10 CaL Hawbaker Has Bill On School Building Daily News Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG Before mak ing a final decision in the matter of building a new school a board of school directors would be re quired to hold a public hearing on the question under legislation sponsored by Senator D Elmer Hawbaker of Mercersburg whose Senatorial district embraces Huntingdon County Notice of the hearing would be published in anewspaper of gen eral circulation in the school district at least three weeks before the hearing Should the school directors decide after the hearing to build the school they would be re quired under terms of the legis Contd on Page 10 Lighting Contest Set In keeping with its community betterment program the Orbis onia Lions Club will once again sponsor a Christmas lighting con test this year in the Orbisonia Rockhill Furnace area One hundred dollars in cash will be awarded to those persons who in the decision of the judges merit special consideration for the Yule lighting displays they Truck Driver Is have erected Homes of mem bers of the Orbisonia Lions Club Fatally Injured will not be eligible to compete Probe Of Massacre Is Halted WASHINGTON UPI L Mendel Rivers DSC stopped his subcommittees investigation of the alleged My Lai massacre because the Pentagon advised it might prejudice the Armys inquiry military sources said today Rivers chairman of the House Armed Services Commit tee suddenly announced Friday he was halting his Inquiry and was creating a special fourman unit to conduct an indepth study The new investigation it was understood may not surface publicly for many weeks or even after court martials are disposed of and the Armys investigation into the possibility of a coverup is over Military sources said the Army got concerned at leaks coming from Rivers closed sessions to which all 40 members of the committee had been invited Lawyers for Lt William L Galley Jr who has been charged with murdering 109 civilians at the South Vietna mese hamlet on March 16 1968 have moved to dismiss the charges on grounds that publici ty to date has made it impossible for him to get a fair court martial Rivers named as units chairman his closest confidant on the committee Rep F Contd on Page 12 Hospital Patients Enjoy Program John A Harman of McVeytown R D 1 a patient in the J C Blair Memorial Hospital listens intently as a volunteer patient reader Mrs Donna J Grove of Petersburg R D 1 reads a story Persons interested in the reading program may contact William H Waldron in at the hospital or attend an orientation meeting Tuesday December 16 at pm in the hospital conference room Reading Service Is Being Offered J C Blair Memorial Hospital is introducing a volunteer patient reading service to help its patients spend their time more enjoyably Volunteer readers are enter taining patients in most of the nursing units during the after noons between 1 and oclock and in the evening between 7 and 9 oclock Goal of the new volunteer ser vice is to provide a brief period of diversion especially for the bedridden patients those with poor eyesight or those patients who have few visitors PATIENTS LIKE READERS Speaking of the volunteer pat ient reading service a patient Raymond Posey of Federal Drive Mount Union says I like the readers a lot They take your mind off your troubles when youre feeling low A head nurse Mrs JaneGuer in of Huntingdon says I like to have the volunteer readers around because they seem to perk up the patients and boost of anterless deer when the season opens in Huntingdon County at am Monday December 15 William A Hodge supervisor of the Game Commissions South central Division said today that field officers report that doe deer are in good supply in the Huntingdon County area The greatest concentration of anter less deer is to be found in the low ridge areas surroundingfarm lands To be legal game during this twoday season the deer must not have visible antlers According to the game law this means a deer without antlers or a deer with antlers less than 3 long A total of 9650 special ant lerless deer licenses were sold for the 1969 doe season in Hunt ingdon County In Pennsylvania their morale a hunter may kill one deer a year So if a hunter killed a deer in either the archery season in Oct ober or the season for antlered Grove feels both a sense deer the first two weeks of Dec accomplishment and Contd on Page 5 INSIDE THE NEWS Along The Juniata 7 Ann Landers 7 Classified 11 Church Page 3 Comics 9 Crossword 11 Historical Sketches 6 Obituaries 2 Society Club 8 Sports 4 Dog Tags To Go On Sale On Thursday County Treasurer Richard E Kidd said today that 1970 dog tags will go on sale in his office on Monday morning Dec 15th A total of 7430 licenses were sold during the past year the county official said Regardless of when the 1969 tags were pur chased they expire on January 15 1970 After that date the owner of a dog without a 1970 license may be prosecuted All dogs six 6 months old or over must be licensed Tags will be available overtjie counter at Kidds office or they may be ordered by mail provided all necessary information is pro One volunteer Mrs Donna J vided and 6 cents postage is in of eluded with the application gratitude Once again Ray Coffman 1808 We like to help people take Penn Street Huntingdon will their minds off their aches and have the No 1 license for his pains for a while says Mrs Seeing Eye German Police dog ove The No 2 tag is being issued When we hear the patients to Janvier Whitsel of Rockhill lauhing and talking about their Furnace for his Leader Dog ho nes and other interests we a Labrador Husky km w were being useful and sue Under state law free licenses ACCOMPLISHMENT GRATITUDE AND cessful are issued for the two dogs 1 feel grateful too Mrs since their owners are blind Grove continues I count my persons who must rely heavily on blessings each time I leave the hospital after working as a vol unteer reader LIBRARY HELPS Miss Ruth Auchenbach Hunt ingdon County librarian points Contd on Page 10 mans best friend The fee for a male dog or a spayed dog is while the fee for a female dog is Kennel licenses also are avail able at a price range from Contd on Page 10 Garden Club Cookie Civil Court Taste And Sale Set Cancelled Standing Stone Garden Club mas members and friends are going While the cookies are being to indulge themselves at a cookie sampled slides will bs shown of tasting party at the regular members gardens garden trips monthly meeting December 16 and others of interest taken dur at 8 oclock at the Huntingdon inS he months since the club Arts League building on Arts was organized in April Judge R Merle Heffner an nounced today that Huntingdon 2ivic Court scheduled open on Monday has been cancelled Sheriff Robert Norris has been directed to notify the traverse Alley A final report will be given urors summoned for the civil According to the program on tne Christmas lighted door court session that they need not chairmen Mrs Richard Wisotz and Mrs Donald Miller Contd on Page 5 8th Annual Christmas Party Held The annual J C Blair Memorial Hospital Christmas Party was held last evening at the Elks Home in Huntingdon It was attended by trustees members of the professional staffs and employes The committee in charge of the highly successful Yule affair is pictured seated left to right Mrs Pauline Beck Miss Helen Brumbaugh and Miss Pearl Foore standing left to right Mrs Grace Goss Robert Weyl Mrs Anne Mrs Anne Snyder and William Waldron III for awards Judging will be done duringthe period between Christmas and New Years Day The exact date will not be announced The shortly after his vehicle plunged judging will be done between the feet down Tuscarora Moun hours of and 1030pm on the tan 15 miles west of here date selected by the judges key and Mrs Donald the meeting will be a festive informal affair with several high lights In addition to the sampling of cookies brought by the members there will be an auction of hand craft items and a sale of Christmas cookies The cookies to be sold will not be left overs members are each bringing three dozen of their specialties two dozen of which will be offered for sale Donald Miller has accepted the Police said the truck loaded assignment of serving as auction SHOPPING DAYS LEFT CHAMBERSBURG Pa UPI John Campbell 39 a truck driver from Depue 111 died in Chambersburg Hospital Friday CHRISTMAS SEALS FIGHT EMPHYSEMA TUBERCULOSIS AKO AIR POUUTION The first prize will be Contd on Page 5 with steel ran off the Cape Horn curve on Rte 30 and was de molished eer for the sale of handcrafted items most of which will bt suitable for decorating at Christ report Twentythree members of the array had been excused prior to the time of todays order dropping the session Judge Heffner said that the two civil cases listed for trial have been settled In another case a verdict will be taken but that action can be delayed until the February Term of court Several cases on the civil court list must be heard by Judge Arnold D Smorto tnd they will be scheduled at a later date Judge Jteffner said that there will be court next week rou tine matters trials without furies and pleas of guilty ;