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Daily News (Newspaper) - February 14, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 MINK CENTS ru COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA FRIDAY FEHRUARY 14 1969 State Library Education Building Har r tsburiir Pa 17126 Phone 643404O Receives Plaque In Recognition Huntingdon Kiwanis Club recognized Jo seph A Ciampa second from right last eve ning as Kiwanian of the Year The honor was awarded along with a plaque which is shown being presented at he Kiwanis La dies Night program at the Elks Home Ro bert H Jackson second from left headed Ciampa Named Top Kiwanian With some 65 Khvanians and guests listen ing Robert H Jackson spun out his tale of the multifold deeds of Huntingdon clubs Kiwan ian of the Year And since the committee had asked him to be brief he touched briefly on all the aspects relating to choosing the honored Ki there were many the committee which recognized Ciampas top service as a Kiwanis member Left and right are Rohert L Scalpello president of the Huntingdon Kiwanis Club and Earl P Collins of Tyrone Lieutenant Governor of Division 11 Weather Is Not Hearts Flowers Day weather was anything but hearts and flowers for much of the nation as the Midwest labored under new STJW and heaivy rains Southern California tried to dig oul of landslides and New York City was faced with mounds of snowbound garbage Heavy snow warnings were in ana now mose iwi oartv inriav fncninhrtuct eliminated club members He spoke of the previous Ki waniaos of the Year and point ed out these could be eliminated from the choosing for this year He mentioned the traditional speech preceding the revelation of the honored club member lengthened in order to increase the suspense He spoke of the committee headed by himself and includ ing Robert S Clark and Franfc Magill all previous honor win ners and how IheIflSH Kiwanian of the Year was chosen And Still Spoke j Ho spoke of the criteria to be follower and how these points effect early today for southeast Nebraska southeast Iowa and northwest Missouri Travelers warnings were posted for the same region ami in the mountain areas of Colorado and New Mexico The storm piled from one to three inches of new snow across central Nebraska and north central Kansas with an inch an hour hitting the ground at Grand Island Neb Kansas points which were spared snowfall got rain freezing rain or sleet instead Texas was plagued with even heavier rain Nearly an inch and a half fell in one hour at Alice Tex and Del Rio and Wichita Falls each reported Continued On Page Ten Borough Debt Marklesburg Borough Council of James Creek has paid off a debt in less than one year A report on the matter was from the judging or opened the field to more Me gave the personal history Continued On Page Two judge To Rule Assessors In County Out Of Step Huntingdon County will at tempt to get in step his year with the Pennsylvania statute governing the election of asses sors Attorney A Lynn Corcelius county solicitor explained to the Huntingdon County Commis sioners yesterday the state law which requires thai assessors be elected in li7 and every four years thereafter In Huntingdon County had 54 assessors who still had Iwo years fo serve Assessors will be up for election this year and if named for another four1 year term they will stay out of step with the slate man date Solicitor Corcelius suggested that the matter be referred lo Judge R Merle Heffner for a decision with a request that assessors be elected this year for a twoyear term or that the present assessors be appointed for two more years Then they Continued On Page Ten NO 13 Uneasy Peace Hangs Over O Several College Campuses Church Service Schedule Given For Huntingdon Community services for Lent Good Friday and Easter morning have been scheduled by the Huntingdon Council of Churches and were an nounced today by Dr H Ford Clark council president Services during Lent will be lield at pjm as follows February 19 Ash Wednesday atthe15th Street Uniled Methodist Church the Rev Lu ther G Heist Jr of the Abbey United Church of Christ preach ng The Rev Bay von Milliard host minister will be the litur gist February at the Presby erian Church the Rev Waller S Smith of SI James Luther an Church preaching The Rev William B Payne host minister will be the liturgisl March 5 at tlie Stone Church of the Brethren Paul Jones student intern at St James Lutheran Church preaching The Rev Dr Stew art B Kauffman host minister ilurgist March 12 at the Baptist hurch the Rev William B 1 a y n e of the Presbyterian Church picaching Liturgist will the Rev Robert Salmons host minister March 19 at the Abbey United Church of Christ the Continued On Page Two THE WEATHER Sunny windy and quite cold today high tempera tures 24 to 32 Clear and very cold tonight with de creasing winds low 8 to 18 Increasing cloudiness and continued cold Saturday with lillle temperature change Vito Gvnovese 71 Rigllfitirlcd TuxfHiyurit Give Raises Valentines Day Is Happy Pay Day For Congressmen WASHINGTON UPI The taxpayers it seems have a bigger heart than anyone sus pected Not only did members of Congress and other top federal officials get a million Valentines Day pay raise today but another group of government workers also has gone for the ride Greenwood Pair The hidden Held In IHair County Jail ALTOONA Pa UPI Mr and Mrs Joseph Galanick were BIflir County jail i i j JhlllSnHV afffr nrpmuvnnrl Inc earlier this week and it showed the debt was wiped from the books on Jan 28 It was noted that Si 750 was used to pay the state for money spent on the Mountain Road by the 1965 council The amount of S500 al so was borrowed by the 1966 council o enact Uie borough wage tax Continued On Page Ten Thursday after Greenwood Jus tice of the Peace Don Marlin ruled the state had established pay raises amounting to another million a to IHX Lop Civil Service workers who were not even mentioned in the pay raise order left by former President Lyndon B Johnson Bui their from to a assured when the big pay hike package became effective be cause their salaries are tied to a prima facie case againstlexccutive branch paylevels them on charges of conspiracy lo commit an illegal act The couple was charged with conspiracy in connection w i t h the death of their fouryearold daughter Pamela Jane Coniinued On Page Ten The Civil Service workers involved include staff directors Continued On Page Ten Penii State Students Stage Sitin At HUB UNIVERSITY PARK Pa UPi About WO students staged a sitin in the ballroom of the Helzel Union Building at Penn Slate University early to day following a speech by Jerry Rubin founder of the Youth International Party A spokesman said the demon decided Thursday night In remain inside the building known as the HUB following the normal 11 pm closing hour seeking a confrontation with campusauthortics William F Fuller manager of the HUB lohi the students they would be permitted to re main inside the building all By am today all slu denfs had left and a security official said all was peaceful and orderly Tom Richdale chairman of he local chapter of Students for Democratic Society SDS which organized the sitin said he demonstrators sat onthe floor of the ballroom listening lo impromptu speakers They are some policy where Richdale are answering questions about the role of the students the faculty and the administration The students are trying to de termine heir role Continued On Page Five trying to form to take some Czech Radio Goes Silent PRAGUE UPI The radio voice of Czechoslovakias inva ders was off the air today for the first lime since Sovietled troops marched in last summer The station fell silent Thurs day possibly for good as an apparent concession to Czecho slovak leaders who have stre nuously objected to the barbed hardline lone of its broadcasts Radio Vltava began its propaganda broadcasts in he bleak dawn of last Aug 21 from a truck that rolled into Czechoslovakia as part of the Warsaw Pact invasion It began blaring out reasons Continued On Page fen Underworld Kingpin Dies In Prison WASHINGTON Genovese the major under world figure in the United States and reputed leader of the Mafia died in a federal prison today He was 71 Gemvese died at am EST of congested heart failure the Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Spring field Mo he Federal Bureau ol Prisons announced He was serving a 15year narcotics smuggling sentence Genovese is reputed to have convened the notorious Apalach m NY meeting of Mafia mobsters Nov 14 1957 la announce he was taking over the Cosa Noslva He is alleged to have subsequently ordered the un successful murder altempt on Frank Coslello since deported and the killing of syndicate executioner Albert Anastasia in a New York City barbershop Genovese served the early Continued On Page Seven Open House Planned At Mount Union Greater convenience in trans acting banking business Mill be available to citizens of the Mount Union area when the new drivein office of Penn Central National Bank opens at 9 am Monday February 17 The new branch is located one block from downtown at 16 East Shirley Street Mount Union Area residents will have an opportunity to the Colonial style building at an open house Saturday February 15 from 2 to 8 pm Visitors will receive free souvenirs and may register to win additional prizes Although the greatest attrac tion of the branch office is that customers may pull up o cither of the two drivein win dows those who prefer may receive service indoors where there are five additional win dows The walllighted interior has red walltowall carpeting and Colonial furnishings Planning Charily Dance Mr and Mrs Donald Eyerhaii of Sharon Heights Hunt ingdon will serve as cochairmen for this years Charity Ball for the JC Blair Memorial Hospital They have been working on preliminary plans for several weeks Guardsmen Used To Bring Order The tear gas dissi patedpeace hung un easily over Duke Uni versity and the Univer sity oi Wisconsin today National Guards men ready to move back onto the Wiscon sin campus and Guards men standing by at Duke Students holding the Universi ty of Chicago Administration Building voted early today to leave within 24 hours A leader of he 16day demonstra tion reportedly called the sitin a failure and the students sought to make their exit as dramatic as possible Violence at the University erf Wisconsins rolling Madison campus Thursday involved the first use of National Guardsmen on a Northern campus At Duke Durham NC riol police used clubs and lear gas but had to retreat in the first major outbreak of violence at a southern university in current campus disorders At other campuses Thursday Continued On Page Two To Break Deadlock In Paris U S Is Counting On Secret Talks PARIS UPI The United States appar ently has decided to concentrate its efforts for progress towards a Vietnam peace in secret talks with the Communists diplomatic sources said today The official line of all four Continued On Page Neiv DriveIn Rank Opening Is Set Open house will be held at this new drivein branch of Penn Central National Bank 16 East Shirley Street Mount Union from 2 to 8 pm Saturday The office will open for business Monday February 17 at 9 am under the management of Theodore J Sunderland Hours for the drivein window will be 9 to daily except Wednesdays and Saturdays when closing time will be noon delegations to the stalled Vietnam peace conference is not to comment on secret discussions But high US sources have indicated they expect any real giveandtake argaming to take place outside he public glare of the weekly conference US delegation chief Henry CalxH Lodge when asked if he aw any signs of progress in the onferencc told newsmen 1 dont really expect as much of these public meetings as some people do Diplomatic analysts interpret ed this remark as confirmation that Lodge sees any real movement toward peace coming from secret negotiations Nguyen Than Le the North Vietnam delegation spokesman later refused to be drawn out on Continued On Page Two Klan Leader In Prison BIRMINGHAM Ala UPD Vowing the Ku Klux Klan will live on Imperial Wizard Robert M Shclton was ready to surrender to federal marshals today to begin one year in prison for contempt of Con gress I doubt seriously if theyre going o treat me as an equal while Im in prison Sheltrm said I dont know what Im going to be allowed to do once Im in prison Shelton was convincted on contempt of Congress in 1066 He refused to present Klan documents to a subcommittee of the House Committee on Un American Activities Shellon was sentenced to one year in prison and a fine the maximum The fine was to be paid at a later date Shelton appealed the case to the Supreme Court which refused to hear his appeal on Jan 13 We have already formulated a workable program for a year and that program is going to be executed he said Shelton claimed he would direct Klan operations from his cell like Jimmy Hoffa does the Team sters Shelton protested an alleged Continued On Page Ten 3 Years In jail Man Freed As Double Confesses PHILADELPHIA UPt A man sent to prison three years ago for the rape of a Universi ty of Pennsylvania professors wife was freed Thursday after his double serving a term on another rape confessed the crime Dist Alty Aden Specter said the conviction and sentencing of Gordon J Ragan 22 was a fantastic case ofv mistaken identity Judge Alexander F Barbieri who adjudged Ragan guilty in a trial without jury April 1966 said in freeing him Its a pity I wish I could undo it Specter said the resemblance between Ragan and Fred A Conycrs also 22 serving a iwo tolen year lerm in another rape was so striking even Ra gans relatives were unable to tell the difference A chance encounter between Conyers and Ragans relatives at a police station hearing on another matterin December 1967 led to reopening of the Continued On Page Two Heaviest Of 1969 US Planes Pound Reds Near Saigon SAIGON the hea viest bombing of 1969 USB52S dropped 25 million pounds of bombs on positions of some 40000 Communist troops threa tening Saigon military spokes men said today The bombing the past 48 hours struck 14 guerrilla strongholds on tijails leading to the capital where American and Allied troops have been mobi lized to meet a Communist offensive in the surrounding 11 provinces Communist forces in South Vietnam are scheduled to open a weeMong ceasefire Saturday morning in observance of the Tef iunar new year holidays Informed South Vietnamese government sources said the Allies probably will call a 36 to 48 hour truce But the Communists used last years Tel for their greatest nation wide offensive against cities and Allied intelligence said they are planning to try again this holiday season An unarmed US Army UH1 ambulance helicopter was shot Continued On Page Two INSIDE THE NEWS i Almanac g Ann Landers Classified Ads uig Comics Crossword Puzzle 13 Columnists fi Editorials 5 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 School News Page 9 Society And Olub News B Sports On Stage Live 5 Admirals In Pueblo Inquiry Inspect Ship CORONADO Calif The five admirals holding a court of inquiry into the capture at the USS Pueblo made a hurried trip to Virginia today to jnspect another Navy intel Kgetsce ship The admirals left for Little Creek Va to tour the USS Paton a vessel slightly larger than carries the the Pueblo same type sophisticated electronic gear Puebto skipper Lloyd M Bucher was legally entitled to make the trip but be declined A Navy spokesman said tiw third phase of the Uw ordeal at the Pueblo crew in North not get under way until the middle of next week It had been scheduled to start Thursday but the admire still were sorting out conflicting testimony about the Pueblos capture Second Part Seizure of thfe ship by North Korea on the high seas Jan 23 1968 is the subject of second part of the three phase hearing Bucher and Pueblo enlisted men testified in open hearing Thursday which produced favorable testi mony for Lt Stephen Harris 31 who ran the intelligence center of the PueWo Continued On PageFive ;