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Daily News (Newspaper) - February 15, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 ILY NEWS State Library Education Building 1 Pa 17126 VOL 48 MINI CMM COPT HUNTINCDONAND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY FEBRUARY 15 1969 Phone 6434O4O NO 14 Lenten Service Schedule Given For Mount Union A schedule of special services for the ob servance of Lent has been established by the Mount Union Ministerium According to thepresident of the minister ium the Rev James W Matz this year each service will be held in the Church Tlie first community worship will lake place on Ash Wednes day evening February 19 at pm Delivering the mes sage will be the Rev James W Matz using the subject en To End Hijacking Mexico Is Near Pact With Cuba MEXICO CITY co and Cuba are near agree ment on a treaty under which the Fidel Castro regime would return Mexican airline hijack tiiled Penitence Each weekly program will be gin at pm Special music will be provided by the partic ipating churches of the minis terium An invitation is extended to air area residents to attend tha crs government sources saidknlightment today But the treaty also would Schedule for services planned for spiritual Cubans back to send fleeing Castro The treaty would be the first of itskind involving thfj return ID prosecution ol hijackers who have diverted planes lo Cuba from the United States and several Latin American countries Hijackers resumed to Mexico could be sentenced up to 40 years in prison However the proposed treaty announced Friday by Mexicos Foreign Relations department aho would require Mexico to send back la the Communist island refugees who fled Cuba to Mexico sources said A government spokesman refused comment on the return of refugeesand said the treaty must speak for itself Official Mexican sources said the treaty would require both governments to return any aircraft or ship forcibly de toured to the other nation Continued On Page Five the Sirhan Was Admirer Of Kennedy LOS ANGELES ban B Sirhan will testify he loved arid Sen Robert F Kennedy the man he is accused of assassinating Sirhans de scribed the 24yearojd Palesti nian1 Arab as mentally ill will take the stand to tell his murder trial jury he indeed deeply admired Kennedy asso date defense counsel Emile Zola Berman told the court Friday In the first day of testimony the prosecution called five witnesses most of them em ployes of the Ambassador Hotel where the New York senator was shot June 5 after making a speech on his victory in the California Democratic presiden tial primary In his statement Herman admitted Sirhan fired the bullet that killed Kennedy but said he was in a trance and intoxicated Tet Lunar New Year Truce i Broken Promptly By Reds A J Candidate lui i cmaimiig Lenten services includes the following Wednesday Febru ary 26 speaker will be the Rev W J Medlock subject Mercy Forgiveness March 5 the Rev JE Bass will deliver the mes sage subject Justification March 12 speaking will be the Rev NL Marden subject Pur pose of Amendment March 19 speaker will be the Rev Ray mond Risden subject Atone ment March 26 the Rev Paul Kune will be the speaker sub ject ExampleDiscipleship Continued On Page Two Berman said as a boy the defendant became subject to1 spells and trances after witnessj remaining jng violence in ArabIsraeli warfare Once he saw a little girls leg blown off by a bomb Another time a mans body was lorn apart by a bomb in front of the Sirhan home Unplanned Slaying Berman claimed the Kennedy Ei slaying was unplanned and undeliberate impulsive and Moonshiners Busy WARSAW Alcohol consumption rose last year by eight per cent and a Polish newspaper said today much of it was moonshine The paper Gols Pracy said police seized 30 illegal stills in Warsaw in J968 almost twice as many as the year before without premeditation or ma lice totally a product of a sick obsessed mind and personality Berman started off by saying the evidence would disclose Sirhan is an immature emotionally disturbed and men tally ill youth One prosecution witaess Juan Romero spoke in a hotel halting busboy who English anc was ill at ease failed to identify Sirhan as theKennedy gunman when called Prosecutor John Howard asked Romero if he saw in the courtroom he man who was pinned down on a table in hotel pantry after the shooting Continued On Page Five Guardsmen Stay Near At Two Schools Stormy Week Of Student Discontent Ends Quietly disiinguic in sports actively participating in football baseball and basket ball While he was a member of the basketball team Hunting don High School won the Moun Contmued On Page Two At Chambernhnrg 3 Found Guilty Of Embezzling CHAMBERSBURG Pa UPI of a suspended Washington DC insurance company were free on bond toon the day pending later sentencing Durham National Guardsmen were gone loday from the University of Wisconsin and Duke University but stood alert near each campus The Univer sity of Chicago administration building has been turned back to school officials after a two week occupation by rebel students Thus ended a stormy weekof student discontent that erupted at several of the dozen troubled campuses into clashes between protestors and law enforcement agencies Tension was still high enough following their conviction by a Franklin County jury of embez zling from their par ent firm The insurance company Na tional Capital Insurance was a subsidiary of Bankers Allied Mutual Insurance Co Gettys burg which was ordered liqui dated in Commonwealth Court February 1987 The State Insur ance Department took the ac 1i i after an examination of the firms books showed insol vency Duke NC campus at to prompt university officials 0 cancel an alluniversity convocation sche duled tor today The adjutant general urged the cancellation and kept his guardsmen on standby at a nearby armory At Madison Wis where police wore out in force lo keep a close watch on a nighttime march several black rack stars said they would boycott an indoor meet today between Wisconsin and Michigan State Although the National Guard remained nearby they left the A year later Jf officers or j local police to dog the steps of xeculives ol Bankers and ils the 1000 demonstrators who exe subsidiaries were indicted by Conlinued On Page Five marched Friday night to the Continued On Page Five Water Safety Aides Must Be Retrained Water safety instructors in tiie area must be retrained this year according to a spokes man for the Huntingdon Chap ter of the American Red Cross To be stressed are water safely procedures which have been changed A qualified water safety train er from the Harrisburg Area Red Cross Chapter will journey to Lewistown on March 29 and SO lo offer instruction to al safety instructors The course will be given in the Burnliam YMCA Persons from Huntingdon and Mount Union Chapters are ex pected to lake advantage ol this instruction Only cost involved lo those attending will be the fee for the new text book Annual Report For District Relented Conservation Is Vital Part Of PGCs Program Today as the result of ever increasing de mand on land use the Pennsylvania Game Com mission is vitally interested in providing even more conservation practices This was emphasised in the anuial report of commission conservation practices in the SnulhceiHra District ami partic ularly Huntingdon County dur the past year Practices which are a benefit to wildlife sportsmcTiand land owners are being pursued in County by PGC of Laiifl management and con scvation education are two phases of the commissions pro gram which must be evaluated on a long term basis Wildlife Habitats Evidence of Ihe emphasis placed on wildlife habitat im provement may be noted by the land management practices con ducted within the county during 1968 There are presently eight tracts of State Game Lands con sisting of 26217 acres in Hunt ingdon County Work conducted on these various tracts was as follows 925 acres of food plots planted 270 acres of food plots mowed 21 acres of food plots cleared of stones stumps and rocks 29 acres of 55 miles fay fifty feet wide of food plot bor ders cut 78 acres or 48 mites by fifty feet wide of food plot borders recul 35 acres of for 50 acres at ferior timber bulldozed for brouse 10 miles of dirt roads to food plots maintained 2 pub lic parking lots established and 408 acres of limber cut on right of way areas Work programs on Penn State University and propagation ar eas entailed 8 acres of food plots planted and 12 acres of grasses mowed Farm Game Projects The three Farm Game pro jects received unlimited atten tion by Land Management Of ficer William Shaffers Food and Cover Corps A total of 1247 farmer contacts were made 1000290 linear feet by 3050 feet of farm woodland borders were cut to the fields and improve small game habitat 422 safety zone areas were post Continued On Page Five ROBERT E MORRIS Sheriff Is Seeking 2nd Term Huntingdon Counly Sheriff Robert E Norris 43 an nounced today that lie will seek a second term in the office He is a candidate for ttie Republi can Party nomination at the May 20 primary this spring Morrisserved as chief dep uty sheriff of Huntingdon Coun ty from 1955 until his election as sheriffin 1965 A native of Huntingdon Coun ty Norris has always resided in Huntingdon Borough He is married to the former Mildred Kyper and they are the parents of one tenyearold son The GOP candidate gradual Studying Position Papers Nixon Prepares For Coming Trip WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon begantoday toprepare in earnest for the inten sive discussions he will hold laterthis month with Americas allied leaders in Europe The Piesidanl Appointed Close Door Negotiating Necessary tJ PARIS diplo mats said today he Commu nists would make concessions towards peace in Vietnam if the negotiations moved behind closed doors The cliplomals said both North Vietnam and the Viet Cong had purposely spelled out maximum demands at the start of the talks bill would eventually make concessions when secret bar gaining begins diplomats said the ommunists would continue to insist on their maximum demands in all public state ments but they recalled Hanoi lad made several unwritten agreements last year in ex change for a total US bombing halt against North Vietnam Although North Vietnamese diplomats in public statements called he bombing ialt an unconditional American concession Hanoi also agreed ed from Huntingdon High School iprivately to withdraw part of its stop GOP Soloiis Given Rap By Shaf er HARRISBURG UPI The administration ol Gov Raymond P Shafer has accused the Re publican leadership in the House of proposing an alterna tive General Fund Budget which would leave Pennsylvania with a whopping million deficit FA the end of the 196970 fiscal year Stale Budget Secretary Ar thur F Sampson appeared to have widened the growing split between the administration and House Republicans over Shaf ers proposed spending policies by charging the GOP leaders figures in the bud get they proposed as an alter native lo Shafcrs Im sure their figures are misleading Sampson told a late Friday afternoon news conference The public should not be misled 1 dont think they gave the complete story The three GOP House lead err Republican Floor Leader Lee A Donaldson Allegheny County former House Speaker Kenneth B Lee Sullivan Coun ty and Rep H Jack Seltzer Lebanon County ranking Re Continued On Page Two Lecturer At Juniata Ir John R Reilz a member of the Scientific Research Staff of the Physics Department Sci entific Laboratory of Uhe Ford M o t o r Company Dearborn Michigan wlll serve as a visit ing lecturer at Juniata College Tuesday and Wednesday Febru ary 18 and 19 Dr Rcitz is scheduled to pre sent three talks while al Junia ta His first entitled Some Cur rent Researches in Solid Stale Physics will be given at am on Tuesday February 18 in Room P 20S of the Brumbaugh Science Center His second talk Magnetic Levitation in Moving Vehicles is planned for gener al audiences at pm Tues day February 18 in Room A Continued On Page Five sending large units south through the Demilitarized Zone allow US overflights of the DMZ and stop ferrorisl shelling in South Vietnam the observers said The diplomats further ex pressed fears however the Soviet Union may become so entangled with new tensions over Berlin and elsewhere in Europe it would lose interest in a Vietnam peace During his term as chief US delegation leader former Am bassador W Averell Harriman said he had learned the Soviet Union was asserting its in fluence in Hanoi for a Vietnam peace However the Western diplo mats said new tensions in Continued On Page Two Reds Test Jamming Equipment BERLIN Commu nists appear planning to jam the radar ami radio gear of western aircraft Hying to West Berlin and have been testing their jamming equipment in formed sources saitl today In Bonn US embassy officials confirmed the Commu nist jamming tests We have reports this kind of jamming practice has taken place an embassy spokesman said East Germany today put into effect new restrictions on road traffic to the outpost city But diplomats said it is interference with the vital West Berlin air iinks to the West that would plunge the situation into a major EastWest crisis Fears that trouble in the air was coming came when western monitors noticed the Commu nists making several tests with their jamming stations earlier this month the sources said They said each test lasted several minutes Earlier informed sources in Moscow and spokesmen in West Bonn German said the Communists planned air as well as road hanrassmerit in the latest struggle for mastery of Continued On Page Two INSIDE THE NEWS Albert M Rung 6 Almanac fi Along The Juniata 10 Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads 9 Comics7 Crossword Puzzle 9 Obituaries 2 Society AndClub News 8 Sports 4 who kept his schedule free planned to spend the weekend studying reports and position papers covering a broad range of political and military issues The trip which begins a week from Monday and will take Nixon to Italy Germany Belgium France and England is designed to strengthen transat But the eightday was expected to lantic dies tour also produce an exchange of views on the continued hostilities in the Middle East the US arms race with the Soviet Union and the need for international monetary reform Before beginning the relative ly secluded weekend Nixon Friday signed an executive order intended to make Wash ington more responsive lo the needs of state and local government He established an office of intergovernmental relations un der Vice President Spiro T Agnew The vice president will Continued On Page Two Perm State SitIn Not Successful UNIVERSITY PARK Pa 400 students gath ered for a second all night sitin in the Hctzel Union build rig HUB at Penn State Uni versity early today but Ihe jroup dispersed before the uilding was scheduled to close A group of about 700 students lad been permitted to remain n the HUB ballroom past clos ng hours Thursday night fol owing a speech by Jerry Ru bin founder of the Youth Inter national Party The crowd dwindled to about 75 by 5 ar Friday and two hours later all had gone Brochures were distributed on the campus Friday urging all students to join us in commu nal living day and night in the HUB ballroom The pamphlets were not signed but a school spokesman saitl he believer they were distributed by the Students Society which organized the sit in The spokesman said about 400 students grouped in lhe ball Conlinued OnPage Five ocal for chapter of the a Democratic THE WEATHER Fair o partly cloudy to day The high in he mid and upper 20s Increasing cloudi ness and not quite as cold to night The low in the teens Sunday cloudy and a little warmer with a chance ol light snow developing in the afternoon or evening The high in the upper 20s and near 30 The outlook for Monday is cloudy with a chance of light snow JAMES C STEWART Heart Fund Leader Is Appointed The appointment of James C Stewart of Mount Union as co chairman of the Heart Fund campaign in Huntingdon County was announced today by Gaius A Hanawalt Hanawalt is executiive director of the drive in Central Pennsylvania Earlier the appointment of Roy Hess of Huntingdon as campaign chairman was made known Stewart is junior wee princi pal of the Mount Union Area JuniorSenior High School He has served as an assistant ad ministrator for the past five at MounkUnion He was graduated from Mc Veytown High School and at tended Juriiate College two years prior to World War EL After three years service as an enlisted man in the Army in bhe European Theatre he re turned to Juniata College grad uating in 1H7 For six years he taught in Continued On Page Two Fear Maior Viet Cong Offensive SAIGON UPI The Communists opened a weeklong ceasefire to day and then promptly broke it by assassinat ing a government offi cial and raiding the American clocks in Sai gon The Communists are liars Now they are violating their own truce a South Vietnamese spokesman said He said South Vietnamese intelligence predicts the Com munists will launch a major offensive during the truce period US intelligence indicat ed such a Communist strike would come after the holiday week Military spofcesmen said the Red truce was lees than an hour old when Viet Cong shot to death a hamlet chief in the Central Highlands Shortly later two guerrillas invaded the Saigon docks planted Viet Cong flags took potshots at US fled whenchased The Viet Cong declared the weeklong truce in honor of the Tefc lunar new year three day holiday beginning Monday A South Vietnamese spokesman said his government tonight will announce at the last minute a very short truce for allied forces It was expected to last about 48 hours The allies were wary of Tet truces Las yeai the Commu nists used the holiday truce to launch their largest offensive against the cities of South Vietnam This Tet the allies were on special alert Military intelligence said the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese invaders have built up offensive formations the past few weeks 40000 guerrillas taking positions near Saigon Continued On Page Two Call Lillie Warren Commission Trial Becomes Murder Hearing NEW ORLEANS Disk Atty Jim Garrison turned the conspiracy trial of Clay L Shaw into a Little Warren Commission Fri day with a witness whose testimony was reject ed by the Warren Commission The witness a Mercury Dips To 8 Degrees In Huntingdon The mercury dipped to eight degrees above zero in the dis trict last night according lo a report from the US Weather Bureau observer in Huntingdon High reading for the 24 hour peririd ending at am to day was 33 degrees There was no precipitation Cloudiness will increase lo day and it will not be as cold tonight It will be cloudy and a little warmer on Sunday with a chance of light snow Keep Letters Coming In Carrier Contest Forty letters have been re ceived in the Hes Tops con test currently being conducted by The Daily Newsin order lo honor ils lop boys Every section in The Daily News circulation area is repre sented inthe letters which have come to the office since an nouncement of thecontest in last Saturdays paper Keep the letters coming Subscribers are asked to tell in a letter just exactly how they rate their newsboy Richard Is enberg circulation manag er has s t a t e d the considera tionsfor a Hes Tops carrier are courtesy promptness good collection habits special alien1 Continued On PageFive lion to personal services and ef ficient account methods The writer of thg letter ad judged to be the best in fhis contest will receive an award of in cash or a six months sub scription to the Daily News The newsboy adjudged to be winner will receive a cash prize of 00 Six prizes will be awarded in the contest to Daily News car riers two in Huntingdon be cause of the large number of one in M o u n t Union one in Saxton one in Broad Top and onein northern Huntingdon County and McCohneHstown to James Creek Dallas deputy sheriff al dime of the assassination of President John F Kennedy tolrl the Shaw juiy he saw Lee Harvey Oswald running down a slope at the scene of the assassination 15 minutes after the fatal shots were fired The Warrcil Commissions report said the commission could not accept important elements of Roger J Craigs testimony The rial of the 55yearold former businessman today en tered its 23rd day and eighth day of testimony with the all male jury silling in effect as a Little Warren Commission on testimony concerning Kennedys assassination in Dallas Nov 22 1963 Meanwhile in Washington Continued On Page Two Clear Cold Weather Will Remain In State Clear and cold weather will remain into Saturday night over most of Pennsylvania A strong northwesterly flow of very cold air will send peratures plunging to zero in many sections tonight It will be clear arid cold tn the western half of the state with tha low zerofb 10 above tonight and sunny and not so cold Saturday It will be clear and cold in Jhe eastern half tomght with diminishing wattds and a kw ol zero to 10 above in the and 10 to 18 in the south Satur day will be fair and continued oold ;