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Daily News (Newspaper) - December 30, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library Education Building rfarrisbure Pa 17135 Assembly Works Feverishly On Plan To Balance Budget Before New Year THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 RUKTINGDON and MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY DECEMBER 30 1969 No 283 President Signs Omnibus Tax Reform Measure WASHINGTON President Nixon signed into law today a tax relief bill for 63 million Americans including a 15 per cent boast in social security benefits and loophole closing reforms rseu Storm Probes Big Area Of US A sac 2nd ice stona probed the Midwest the South 330 tbe Southern Plains today is Englsafiers eoctinued to puss sway 2 beiry post i as Tornadoes 230 severe thun der st or 3 s carrying large hail 23d aiads threatened parts of Southeastern Louisiana Somi em arxj Eastern Mississippi arc Westers asd Northern AlabaEa Tie eatber bureau said the creates threat lay La to Ala Locallv beavy rain sea some tiEDderstonss tace down from SoiSh asd East Texas across the Tenoessee Valley to the iliQAUsutic Stares sleet or freezing rain fell north of the rain area from Eastern New Mexico to Ohio and Pennsylvania Toe esirer cleared is the Northeast but dozens oi New England conjmuities renaiDed is a state of emergency More It wa5 toe biggest tax package in modern history Nixons signing capped a yearlea tax writing effort by Congress It csme after a threatened veto because of Icne range revenue losses Tie tax relief provisions Sari becoming effectira in bur the relief provisions dont apply to salaries earned in 159 Tbe fuil effect wont be felt urcii 1973 wben the las provisions becoiT effective A 5 per cent acrossthe board increase in social securi ty benefits for 25 iriliion persons effective Jan 1 However bigger checks wont scow up until checks are mailed aert April A subsequent check frill go out to pay January asd benefits 1P7C the 5500 personal for each taTOayer and dependent goes to Tbe sjenpiiou rises to S70Q 02 Jan i 1572 and 750 on Jaa 11973 The higher esempiioa a higher minlEum standard ducrioa aad a higher raosiicux siareird tteauctloa are de signed to remove 75 million poorer taspayia families from fContc on Past 3 1970 Budget Gets Council Approval In Mount Union A general fund budget of 14145250 was adopted last evening by Mount Union borough councilmen at a special session held ir the council chambers Six Reds Tax On Unearned AKiuedu Income Becomes Ambush SAIGON troops O I Q O ignoring the Viet Cong truce for JL dJ A New Years ambushed a band of guerrilla soldiers northwest of HARRISBURG aPI The General Assembly worked feverishly Saigon this morning and today to get a budgetbalancing tax program including the first reported Wiling seven of them general terms by legislative leaders from both parties Mon day after some 15 hours of bar gaining that ended just before midnight However the Senate Finance Committee was unable to agree on specific rates within the package and further work was 13000 rural boses Vermont were still srit electricity today restored at Gardner Mass bis to or Pss Library Hours For ear Holida Set Tbe foliosriis irirs lor tie piblic be observe 2 by the Himnrsisn County Library for N ear s anc wees end December 31 U am 5 pm Xev Years Day Cfcsed Friday January 2 U am 5 pm Safaris January 3 10 am pm The Mount Utilcr Branch re January 1 and 2 bat open January 3 10 am pm Hoffman On Stand In His Defense CHICAGO VUPI YIppie iSiders came to Chicsgc during the Democratic National Con vention not to iigtt police or inciteriots but to cut on a little circus and to briar a kirxi of lifestyle to tee city Abbie Hoffman said MoKiay in his oss defense Hoffman one of seven men on trial for allegedly conspiring to incite riots curing the convention took the stand sboitiy after being released from Mtcisae Heese Hospital He treated there for acture bronchitis Hoffman admitted he fas the author of flyers passed out at NersYork City rallies urging youths to attend convention events in Chicago Hs said however ret an exhorta tion to fight afld die tere d is one of or Part Z Tax Cuts Made 70 Budget For Saxton Approved Saxton Borough Council ap proved the communitys 1970bud get in special session for general purposes last evenisg in council chambers President C T Ben ner conducted the meeting The budget as adopted calls for general borough expenses of S33569 for the coming year with the water account scheduled to provide S30350 and the water bond account 514400 The fourth borough account highways is estimated at 4S40 for 1970 The total 353159 is based on a 10mill tas on real estate down from the 14mill levy of previous years 20 mills OB occupation Eod a reenacted rage and pn fits levy of onehalf of one per Ai tee opening of Huntingdon Courty Court yesterday Judge Action was takec tn pass the R Merle Heffner administered necessary las ordinances during course of last evenings meet The 1970 fiscal blue print was approved with no increase in tax es Council adopted Ordinance No 370 fixing real estate taxes at 12 mills Tentative approval was given to the Budget at the Regular ses sion on December 1 New council members will be sworn in at the reorganization meeting on January C and if the It was the only clash reported since the beginning of the threeday Viet Cong standdown at 1 am today noon Monday The Allied 24hour standdown begins at 6 pm Wednesday t5 am US headquarters said the Viet Cong and North Vietna mese shelled 13 Allied argets during the night most of the put off until today The Law salvos coming before the ceasemakers hope to arrange the ele fire Casualties were listed as ments of the proposal so it will 1ght produce about million and The ambush occured 25 miles end the Commonwealths year northwest of Saigon an hour long fiscal deadlock after the Viet Cong standdown Senate President Pro Tern had begun when US and South pore Robert D Fleming R Vietnamese troops on a reconAllegheny nalssance patrol opened with automatic weapons state tax on unearned income on the books before the new year The package was approved in Court Case Dismissed By Jurist A nonjury trial came to a sud den close in Huntingdon County Court near noon yesterday when Judge R Merle Heffner sustained the defense attorneys demurrer and dismissed the case The defendant in the action said he was hopeful was Allen J Hazenstab 919Third fire the package could clear both Avenue Duncansville who was chambers today House leaders charged with burglary He was None of the Allied soldiers warned rankandfile members budget does not meet its approwas hurt in the brief fuslnade of the possibility of a post val changes or amendments must of nre which sent the surviving midnight session Viet Cong fleeing into the Contd on Page 2 EYE IX THE SKY floats over a pavilion at Expo TO in Osaka Japan In this artists sketch the Good year balloon is seen teth ered to a cylindrical build ing housing exhibits of a Japanese camera firm 3 JPs Are Given Oath Of Office be made by February 15 Borough councilmen consider ed recommendations on con struction of sewer line from the borough of Mount Union to the proposed site of the Genesco plant and financing of the same In action concerning this mat ter the council approved the borough of Mount Union advancing approximately 530000 to cover the responsibility of the Mount Union Area Development Cor poration and the Shirley Township Municipal Authority would termi nate An agreement will be prepar ed in which Shirley Township the borough of Mount Union the Mount Union Municipal Auth ority Shirley Township Muni Contd on Page 3 Fourth Black General Is Nominated arrested last June 11 by State Trooper Carl F Regitz of the Huntingdon substation as the re sult of a burglary earlier that morning at the Highway Texaco Service Station along Route 22 In Porter Township near Alex Cuntd on Page 5 WASHINGTON UPI Mr px r Force Col Daniel James 49 a JUTSlt native of Pensacola Fla and a former student at the Tuskegee Jg Institute has been nominated to become the fourth black general in American historv the oaia of office to three dis trict iiistices of thepeacewnose terms becomeegeciiveonThurs Jan 1 Involved in the swearing in ceremony were Jams H Kyper Huntingdon R D 2 for Dis trict II Grrtcben A Krouse Mount Union District in and Persaing Q Horion Three Springs District IV While other elected officials take office on the first Monday in January the new magisterial setup becomes effective under the statute on the first of Bills for the month totaling Contd on Page 2 Russia Set To Present Peace Plan i he district JPs were electee or sisyear terms at the No TCort0 on Page 3 LXSIDE THE NEWS MOSCOW UPICommunist informants said today the Soviet Union will present a William revised formula for border ordered peace at the nest SinoSoviet submit by Jan 12 a plan negotiations in Peking in an providing a work program and effort to get the talks off dead better exercise and recreational Ray Wins Limited Concessions NASHVILLE Term James Earl Ray has won limited concessions from Ten nessee corrections officials but was denied what he wanted freedom from his cramped maximum security quarters US District Court Judge E Miller Monday correction officials to WASHINGTON UPI draft call for February will There is one Negro general in total 9000 6 500 more than the the Army Brig Gen Frederic January accordlng to the Ellis Davison and one other in Pentagon the Air Force Lt Gen Benjamin O Dans Jr The first and only other black general in U S military history was Davis father Brig Gen Benjamin O Davis who is retired James now is wing comman der at Wheelus Air Base in The new wrinkle in the pack age is the tax on socalled un earned income such as interest dividends royalties and rentals At 2 per cent the levy would andria yield million a year Assistant District Attorney But a major snag in the pro Newton C Taylor represented the Commonwealth since District At torney Richard W Linton was Hazenstabs lawyer prior to the time Linton was appointed DA Hazenstab was represented by Attorney Allan R Krier o f Hol lidaysburg courtappointed The indictment in the case carried the names of Hazenstab and Dennis Karl Poet Hollidays The burg RD L will be recalled that Trooper Regitz caught Poet In the act of burglarizing the service station and nabbed him after a Februarys each of the first nine months of 1969 The November and December foot race over the adjoining land Last September 23 Poet pleaded guilty in court to the burglary charge Three witnesses were called by the Commonwealth Merle E Lightner Porter Libya draft calls were canceled and Township Alexandria RD a the October call of 29000 was policeman on the Juniata College spread over the final three months of the year Contd on Page 3 LBJ Savs Talk Cost VP Victory HHH Believes Salt Lake Speech Helped Campaign MINNEAPOLIS Minn UPI Hubert H Humphrey believes an Rirt thp indro rpfuspd to s ta Salt Lake City helped his 196 S presidential campaign Sf chS order the Jvfcfed LsSn S He re guilty of duplicity for not Ann Landers 12 Classified Ads 10 i 11 Comics 9 Counselors Comer 10 Crossword II Obituaries 2 Society iClub S Soon4 i 5 Inflation And World Situation Top List Many Major Problems On Horizon For New Decade Request J BT BABSCNS REPORTS INC vided a fertile environment for monetary problems all must be WELLESLZY HILLS Mass both the stock market and general met headon during the coming The debut of a new decade has business but toe Jinx returned rear But in many respects aot been a particularly pleasant in I960 when despite tee muchthe inaaaer fa which these pro experience for this nattoo in the heraMed promises of fee are attacked will depend memory of the vast majority of surging sixties a year upon equally pressing world pro its present popalace In tour of long downsliie in business oo bleirs which have military sig the past five such historical inter curred and the stock market was nificance At this juncture the vals the economy was subjected IB a reactionary phase for most staff of Babsoas Reports is of to varying stresses tor at least erf the year before rallying in late tbe opinion that the cauldron of a part of the first year of each summer world problems will continue to decade AS we enter the decade of the boil but that the many festering The year 1320 wasbadtorboth JSitfs once again the initial year wounds can be kept localized to business aad the stock market the freshman jinx which a sufficient degree to avert a 1930 was an even more terrify tripped tour out of five of the worldwide conflagratio ing experience on both fronts 1940 years which ushered in the past INFLATION PU3UC ENEMY witnessed a sharp stamp in the five decades The year which NUMBER ONE stock market during the spring is now unfolding has many favor Presuming therefore that Am with business suffering a mild able Jactors but there are also erican military commitment in easing in the forepart oi tbe year many major problems and toVietnam can gradually be toned before embarking upon tbe ponderables which lie in ambush down and that none of the other upsurge of World War 0 1950 and threaten tbe economy smoldering trouble spots erupt was a change of pace as tbe WORLD PROBLEMS into fullscale fighting the post World war II boom pro Domestic social labor and iCortd on Page 3 The Foreign nounced Monday Soiiet negotiator First Deputy Dr Martin Luther King Jr Foreign Minister Vasily V released into the general prison Kuznetsov would return to the population Prison officials ob Chinese capital within the next Contd on Page 5 few days conversations will con tinue a ministry spokesman said We want a positive solution in Peking The talks have been deadlocked since they began Oct 20 No details of the new Soviet peace formula were revealed and Soviet officials reportedly were not overly optimistic it would bring progress in tbe COLUMBUS Ohio UPI discussions The plaintive request of a 12 There had been widespread yearold Nova Scotia girl who speculation in Moscow that tied a note to a Christmas tree Kuznetsovs return to the Soviet bound for the United States capital on Dec 14 to attend a nas been answered many times session of the supreme soviet over actually signaled indefinite Adele Pern a cerebral palsy suspension of the talks victim and daughter of a lum But the Soviets did not want berjack in the village of Merigo going immediately to the Paris peace taUcs Former President Lyndon B Johnson said last week the Salt Lake City speech in which the former vice president said he would halt the bombing of North Vietnam if he were elected cost Humphrey the few thousand votes needed to put him in the White House Johnson said Humphreys speech on Sept 20 1968 had alarmed the South Vietnamese officials and caused them to stay away from the Paris talks until after the election In a statement released before the Johnson Interview was televised Saturday night Humphrey said his Salt Lake City speech was motivated by what he thought was right and responsible 1 did not play politics with Vietnam during the campaign nor have I played politics with this serious issue since then in two interviews UPI and Radio Station WCCO that he did not quite agree with Johnsons analysis of why he lost to Richard M Nixon in 1968 In the radio interview Mon day night Humphrey said the Salt Lake address was a crucial turning point in the campaign I never felt that Vietnam much political value he I supported the basic administration policy on Viet throughout the campaign In the UPI interview Hum Monday Humphrey indicated phrey said the South Vietna Contd on Page 5 CContd on Page 2 FREEZING RAIN Travelers warnings in ef fect today and tonight Cloudy and cold with occasional freez ing drizzle and sleet today Highs upper 20s to low 30s Sleet ind freezing rain mixed with snow and continued cold tonight changing to snow and turning colder late Wed nesday Lows tonight upper 20s to low 30s Highs Wed nesday lower 30s Thursday colder with occasional snow or snow flurries mish scrawled a note which started Dear Christmas tree buyer In it she asked the American who purchased the tree to send her a sweater for Christmas On Dec 20 Mr and Mrs Les Gillispie bought the tree here and discovered the note They sent her a sweater and scarf that same day The story of the little girl was later carried in newspapers around the country The Gillispies vho plan to maintain correspondence with Adele were only the first Ad ele has received gifts and Christmas cards from strangers across the country who read her story William Schotderer an 83 yearold retired railroad engi Contd on Page 5 NEIGHBORHOOD PUNISHMENT in Israelioccupied Jordan A group of Arab women and children views destruction of five houses blown up because occupants were believed to have collaborated with A Fatah guerrillas Defense minister Moshe Dayan said Israelis policy of neighborhood punishment is being reviewed ;