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Daily News (Newspaper) - February 24, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434O4O or S424641 THE DAILY NE State Library ion Building burg Pa 17126 VOL 48 NINE CEKTft PEB COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA FEBRUARY 24 1969 Phone 643404O NO 21 Nixon Begins Working Tour In Europe Saigon Area Towns Bases Shelled Approach Roads Are Targets Carbon Monoxide Blamed For Two 2 Teenagers Found Dead In Auto At RaystownDam SAIGON munist troops in an ofj fensive ultimately aim at Saigon slammed at least 50 rocket and mortar barrages into cities and allied mili tary camps today most of them near the capital But unlike the opening day of the offensive Sunday US headquarters reported no sig nificant ground actions US and South Vietnamese spokesmen listed more than 1000 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops slain Sunday in heavy fighting with Allied troops Today an American intel ligence officer said Ihe guerril Jas were shelling bases and towns on approach routes to Saigon in an attempt to keep Allied soldiers tied down while eome 40000 Communists slip closer to Saigon Allied spokesmen said overall losses Ln the shellings were light But they said 39 South Vetnamese civilians have been VIRGIL BANKS III Astronauts Prepare For Friday Shot A teenage couple missing since last Friday night was found dead late yesterday af ternoon in a car parked in the basement garage of R collage along the Raystown Dam Dr Harry H Negley Jr Huntingdon County coroner ordered an autopsy hut said evidence showed that the Hunt ingdon youth and his Mount Union girlfriend died of carbon monoxide poisoning The dead were identified as Virgil Douglas Banks III in Stone Creek Huntingdon R D 3 a secondyear student al Thompson College York and Deborah Lester 18 of 213 Wesi Walnut Street Mount Union a senior a I Mount Union Area High School The lifeless bodies of the two young people were found in the rear seat of Banks 1964 Ply mouth Sports Fury at pm yesterday Virgil D Banks Jr Huntingdon R D 3 and his son Philip 18 located the bodies during I heir search for the young people who were last seen at the Banks home in Stone Creek af 10 pm Friday The car had been pulled inici the basement garage of the DEBORAH LESTER In Sirltuit Trial LJ I Jj Killed and 112 others wounded in The three Apollo 9 astronauts IT 11 II f t nn ft Continued On Page Two For Rockhill Firm Labor Supply Survey Is Under Way A labor availability survey for the Rocklull Sportswear Company gets under way today and the results of the survey warnings were up in the Storms Hit Southern California About 15 persons stranded in an AZUSH Calif bar wero among the very few enjoyed the weather who early today as storms ravaged the Southern California area and snow hitthe Northeast Travelers and heavy snow will determine whether Firm goes ahead with a mountains and parts conof Nevada Utah and Idaho templated expansion of plant uiln travelers warnings posted facilities in Die southern Huntflnm Eastern Pennsylvania and facilities in Die southern Hunt ingdon County community New Jersey to SouLhern Maine The firm of S J Capelin lXcar three inches of rain ssociales of 99 Park Avenue had fallen in Ventura Calif the Associates of 99 Park Avenue New York City industrial man agement consultants will con duct the survey during the next three weeks Appearing on Page 10 of to days Daily News is aji infor mation blank to be filled in by interested in establishing a returned to the consulting firm This survey is being conduct ed because the Rockhill firm is Belgians Warm To Visit NATO Allies Briefed BRUSSELS UPi President Nixon told his NATO allies today he hoped to hold a sum mit meeting with the Russians in due course And then to squeals of joy from Belgian and American school children he broke off his of Appoiiitee area hardest hit by Januarys storms West Los Angeles police asked for volunteers to staff an emergency sand bag station as threats of additional flooding and carthslides mounted Snow closed mountain roads above the 4000foot level in ficial duties to shake hands with welcoming crowds The wild acclamation and shouts of Nixon Nixon en me as he drove from NATO headquarters to Ihe tomb of the Belgian Unknown Soldier Police kept antiAmerican elements away and there were none of the antiNixon demonstrations that marred his arrival Nixon arrived Sunday on an eightday sixnation tour of headquarters where he prom ised to work for a summit conference with the Kremlin not until he works out a united program on world many areas and an avalanche issues with the Western allies buried two automobiles in the From NATO headquarters he San Gabriel Mountains Four explorer Scouts i i wul tMtulcl OUUl 15 HUG mlereslcr in establishing leader were missing on a modern garment manufaclurlski trip near Big Bear Lake in ine n ant in the Rorkhill FurS3n ln Risky Sitrgery Eisenhower Fine After Operation tonight The busiest week of space activity in years gets under way at pm EST with the launch of a Mariner television probe on a 156day journey to the planet Mars The shot will be followed early Wednesdayy by the launch of a new weather satellite Apollo 9 astronauts James A Peiin State Spending Plan Eved Parade Of Witnesses Is Planned ANGELES two of his mother may bej among the 42 defense witnesses summoned to bolster efforts to save the 24yearold Palestinian Arabfrom the gas chamber Sirhans mother Mary and brother Munir conferred Sunday morning with associate defense ing plant in the Rockhill Fur naceOrbisqnia area to employ approximately 150 additional area residents Persons able to sew or will ing to learn and who would be available for full time employ ment are urged to 1espond by Bernardino County Crew Gives Pueblo Data completing the form Th CORONADO Calif UPD ie USS Pueblos enlisted men drove in a motorcade to the Belgian square that houses the tomb of the unknown soldier There he waded into a mob ol wildly enthusiastic American schoolchildren and started shak ing hands Hundreds of schoolchildren and a few adults many of them Americans stationed at NATO headquarters waited for hours under a leaden sky and in Ihe chilly wind that blew across the downtown square where the An official of farcin rueuuJ5 enlisted men downtown square wnere tne An omciai ot Oapelm being paraded before a columned monument is located Continued On Page Five court of inquiry today to be The crowd chanted We want HARRISBURG UP1 The THE WEATHER Cloudy and conl with a chance of drizzleor very light7 show loday Highs mid to near 4fl Cloudy with little temperature change to night atnl Tuesday Lows tn MAJUUfjbUKU UPlj The Appropriations on the stand McDivjtl ifl David R Scotl begins the legislative week Continued On Page Three and Russell L Scluveickart asjtociay by examining the WASHINGTON scheduled lo trier President Divight Dam Eisenhower was doing to test the today major craft nicknamedj The Penn Slate spending pro counsel Russel E Parsons night around 30 Highs Tues his office apparently in conneci Hay niiti 30s In near 40 Vari tion with their forthcoming asked if ihey broke Ihe Code ol Conduct for US fighting men Six more of the Pueblos 72 enlisted men were called to testify today at the official inquiry into the vessels capture by North Korea Jan 23 I9S8 The Navy says that almost all of the crew will get a chance to tell their story Among the witnesses i tChief Engineman Monroe 0 able cloudiness Wednesday Goldman 37t and 18year Navy with 11111 e change temperature veteran from Lakewood Calif Continued On Page Ten kt j uy Mining l lie take off al lljmillion appropriation request eel Effective In On March 1 Friday on a 10day earthlfor Pennsylpania Slate J I IIP Annllnlsitv frrr HWO7A for fiscal 196970 to relieve an acute jposai which is an increase of ju on dume miesiinai wmcn is an increase ot blockage caused by scar lllc uere getting their million over current lev from an old operation major yhysical examination jels is one of three huge ap Dnftrtrx af Walfoi ftnnrl Knf thmO UtJC litlln rJnkl l Mlnm tnf t I J i mikiji wkdj ii iiciiiLTii cio la mic ut mice llUgc HU Doctors at Walter Reed Armytocay but there was little doubt iprnpriaiions for state related pronounced the 781 about its outcome All threeuniversities in Gov Raymond Hospital yearold fivestar general in satisfactory condition after a twohour 20minute operation Sunday night Eisenhower anrij his wife Mamie who was at Ihej hospital had accepted ihe decision to operate with Continued On Page Three P Shafers 52522 billion gen eral fund budget Others are S381 million for Food Stamp Changes Will Yield More Buying Power the University of Pittsburgh v S3D5 million for Temple V Fire Call Numbers In Kisller Are ffftadiTphS OIK VMUI Kistler Fire Chief Paul Cox The morning session will be equanimity a medical bulletinannounced today thai the fireithe only activity of the week sajd call numbers have lie Senate commitlcc but The operation was a riskychanged for the residents House Appropriations Com undertaking m view of Eisen i Kistler Borough howers advanced age ancli persons in llie Kisllei especially his cardiac Eisenhower has suffered seveni heari attacks and has been hospitalized since April J Brig Gen Frederic J Hitgltesj Jr commanding general ofi Walter Reed Army Medical Tunis Down Nixon we want Nixon until a Continued On Page Two Fire Earfy Smitlifield Twp House Destroyed Fire of undetermined origin destroyed an unoccupied four room home in the Rosyln sec tion of Smitlifield Township south of Huntingdon early Sun day morning Over 50 volunteer firemen from Smithfielri and Huntingdon fought the hlaze which was far FRANCIS W KEMP Kemp On Planning Commission Appointment of Francis W Kemp retired federal em ploye to the Huntingdon Coun ty Planning Commission tt feotive immediately was an nounced today by fche Hunting don County Commissioners Kemp a well known outdoor columnist for The Daily News fills a vacancy on the commis sion caused by the resignation of Charles B Burket on Feb ruary 1 Kemps appointment wai made upon recommendation of the planning commission under its chairman Hiram Reynolds To Head Subcommittee The sportsman and columnlsl has been serving on the conser vation subcommittee of the planning commission since its inception in August 1967 Beginning March 1 a number of changes in the federal food stamp program for lowincome vacant families in Huntingdon County will go into efstandln feet In most cases the changes will mean elv ingdon tut n aftc vvcia lal m i mit out of control when the first He is thoroughly familiar with piece of equipment arrived at the workings and projects of that and will as sume leadership of that work Present considerations of tiie the scene The Hislory frame dwelling years was f i i fj i LI L iWl U V L iVlJOVi jmillce will look into seven HARJISBUiRG UPI Dr the changes are in Knjinnt r i H iharm hum Ppnn11 i i gible families will be able to buy more food for the same or lesser amount of cash outlav ns n e Msuer f n v Hi1i Wednesday and Thursday th onl Ctiarmbuo Pennit o le mim n amcs wl the Shafer turned down Interior f Secrelary n j announced the formation of a rtoja uincoai 0jnl ex the federal Bureau of Mines Reck 3424406 help individuals wiih very low net monthly Income for a nelisingle person has been increas conservation and reclamation Continued On Page Two Smithfielri Fire Chief Kenneth Dunlap estimated the loss at 5600 There is no insurance to cover the damage While the house had been va f alter J Hickcls offer to head juim itgisicuive fice of public assistance aiiln remain eligible ujcculivc liaison committee fnrj Charmbury 54 a fornier pro1 Hunt ingdon administrator t jeri from SMO io 5130 in orrterlcanl the power lines to if were I ill l iillIIIMCO i t y i i 11 J I L I John H Hoffman of Ihe oflllat individuals may continue for food still hot but there was no in dication that Ihe fire was caused by defective wiring Robert Prough B20 Washing T i in i niiin iiiuUUil dLlllLlIilbu HI or OJ oio n ijjn UCIUUUVK iiJg Jr commanding general aJbl his budget The governor saidjfcssor at Pennsylvania Stale ue county fond stamp plan not Elieibililv renuirementsfnr a Robert Prough R20 Washing Walter Reed Army Medical Cox also mlormed group was designed said Saturday he ed hat Ihe chanees rioal snecif t srcet Hunfincdon clis f t 1 i t n i i o tntCriii rorn f lir IAD iTn rinon iti vjut CUl I IN ll J Center said the acute micslinal citizens that when they are the channels of comnniwas highly honored by with the ratio of cash re f the fire shortly before obstruction was caused by the porting a fire they must give nicatinn and negotiation open offer but he would rather work to purchase the stamps Frorn Three continued On Page Two Continued On Page Ten I their name j Continued On Page Three Continued On Page Ten and a revision of Ihe exclusion and a revision of Ihe exclusion points for families to determine their eligibility Singles And Twos For single persons and two person families the ratio of cash needed to purchase the stamps has been lowered if net monthly income for these cate gories is Sfifl or less In addition the total amount Investigators At Scene Of Sunday Tragedy Investigators are pictured at the scene where two Hunt ingdon area teenagers were found dead Sunday afternoon in a car parked in a basement garage of a cottage at Raystown Dam Shown left to right are State Troopers Carl F Regitz Joseph Ruff Dr Harry H Negley Jr county coroner aad two ambulance drivers Robert Megahan and Assistant Fire Chief Gilbert N Mountain Plymouth in background had been eased from garage to facilitate removal of bodies from ve hicle 4 Injured In Smashup Four persons including two youngsters were injured in a S750 twocar accident Saturday i afternoon on Route 522 in Shir j ley Township one mile south of Shirleysburg State Police reported Irene Ursel Clark 25 Shirleysburg R D 1 was northbound on Route 523 at pm driving a 1965 Volkswagen coupe On the crest of a hill she attempt ed to make a left turn into a private drive and in sn doing she crossed into the southbound traffic lane where she was struck by a southbound 1963 Plymouth convertible operated by Kay S Houck 31 Orbi sonia Continued On Pagt Ten INSIDE THE NEWS Almanac S Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads II Comics 0 Crossword Puzzle rl Market 2 2 Society And Club tfews 8 Sporlo 4 Trooper Talk 6 At Peak Of Sunday Morning Blase Fire that destroyed an unoccupied four room dwelling in Smithfield Township early Sunday morning was at its peak when thin Dally News photo was taken Loss was esti mated at Cause of blaze has not been determined ;