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Daily News (Newspaper) - January 1, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Stat Viet Cong Free Three American War Prisoners SAIGON iUPI The Viet Cong summon ed three American prisoners into a battlefield clearing today and wishing them a happy Jife1 turned the men over to five US officers Bank Leader 59 1CU j Clad in light blie Communist 1 prison their feet swollen in l T T yellow shower sandals the iTlOUlll U111O11 three men Iielicoptered innnodi ately to a IS hospital where j doctors prontiunced them in soon condition They appeared Fire Losses Rise In 68 1968s Top Ten Stories What happened during the past year A very interesting question and one that The Daily News editorial sinf encounters each year about this time in selecting ihe ten best stories online local scene during the past 12month period Start of construction of the giant Raystmvn Reser voir is the beginning of a project that is destined to af The prisoner release climaxed iie second holiday battlefield meeiinc between IS and Viet Hre Cnie rrca Apppv Jr Co in a nocd toliy IM ire josses in clearing on the Vani Co Dong the borough ot Mount Lnion durriver 50 miles northwest of ini l5S were siahtly higher Saison than in year yeaoiw repnrland WlWrianri said MARSHALL SHOWALTliR JR Soec 1OM1 As Presidency shvAs iv1 Union firemen ot Marshall J ShowaUer Jr in oo arswvied of 59 aocala Kla in newsmen ai he Huntingdon Couni arms compared to iw in 19S Cons rendezvous lv oiker todsy became the Taircy seven of Stand Under flag of Penn Central were within tne borough Under a red blue and yellow National Bank j lims of Mount Union and X Viet Cons flag Rridiam stood who KJS served in were outside of the borough An with his two 3mos au 01 the banks sversae of 15 men responded to 4 Thomas N Jones 21 of since he joined the each aiain Lyiwille Ind snd Pic Donaid staff in KXB has been serving1 RAYSTOWN CONSTRUCTION After many years of a million contract was let for start of consruction of the Raystown Reservoir ihe biggest dam in the oast Area residents warned of impending tourist stampede NEW SM1THFIELD BRIDGE Printto winter weather work on new SAIP 579 bridge over iiniala River at Huntingdon pro gressed rapidly a part of approved SI08 million Phase It of SmithfieldHuntinsfion flood confol pan 574000 Aughwick Mills bridge built COUNTY UBKAKV EXPANOS After a successful fund drive S1SS60 cv pansionimprnvement proaram pot well under way ai Huntingdon CountyLibrary WARRIORS MARK B1CEN Highly successful ihrecdav celebration marked 200th birthday of community ALEXANDRIA SCHOOL FIRE Flames destroyed the Alexandria Elemen tary School At years end Jimiala Valley School District neared bidInline stage for newrlrmri lary center Dale Miller warehouse at Warrior Kidqe biiniod with less of SWOflfl same niclit and later in year Mount Union Parochial School was damaged in blaze PLANNING APPROVED Huntingdon Counly Planning Commission ap proved comprehensive program one that sets guidelines for development for next 20 years Broad Top City and community water systems a nif 110000 Survival program was started by Broad Top Area Cham ber of Commerce COUNTY rETS NEW JUDGE Judge Swirles L Himes retirnd after Ifi years on bench and Attorney R Mode Heffner was named president jurigi by Gov Shafer in De cember feet the future of overy Daily News reader for years to come It is rated as the No 1 story o IflfiR After the Raystcnvn tliere was little agreement on the placement of the top stories as to imporlancR Tl was a newsy year one that produced many important events Meres our Big Ton and except for the Raystown they are nol necessarily in the order of importance TUNIATA EXPANDING Jimiala continued o progress durinsr year with record enrollment dedication of JBlliuiRO Academic Center construction nf million Co lege Center opening nf Sltll million Margin of I inference Development dtmpaiqn and annoumc men of plans for 512 million twotlorm complex NEW FIRE HALLS STAKTKP Volunteer firemen starlrd building new iro stations during year SMOOIHI at Monnf Union and MOOPO at Huntingdon No 2 Iliuitoniown dcrii catsd Siinonn fire nouse and Six Mile nun pushed for completion of new structure JUN1ATA HAS NEW LEADER Dr John N Slauffcr named president of In niala succeeding Dr Oalvert N Kills who retired alter 2S years al the helm Dr Klljs and Kither Dr C C Ellis served as presidents ot JC lor 38 vears T vvvon of p r o n r y G Smith 21 ot Akron as vice presiaon m ciisrce of i n v o 1 v Vdcskuiaed on cas a Communist soldier said internal operations since svHin ihe boiouah limit ws Todsy you are nicweci to he now Decomes liie caief ex reltini to votir native land and ecuuve of countys oldest families We wish you will lead and largest financial institution a life To your ana hs been named niem American vouin and American her of the hoard of directors SI 129320 to buildings and 27S 6J5 to conients making a total of SliA3oo5 THE DAILY NEWS VOLUME 46 Appleoy noea Inat tosses on G 0 rfio jn The new modern is a native bxldmgs in tw borougn Vietnam of Huntingdon bavins to wnico Bricjarn anioimced I would born here Ausus o isViT a son consiceraoiy h i gher snsn la sy JIP ntion of the iaie MJ Sr AND PA WISDrVESDAY JANUARY 1 1969 ATO 286 year due to the major ire 01 iborajjnn fron vie Cong and f Mr Showier 1316 Continued Or Page Seven does its prisoners humanMoore Street With the excep lion of hi four and a half years i Continued On Pase ifl e Stote Army he j iws resided in Huntingdon his ieivire life He is a grsruae of the Hunt injdon High School ciass of 19i5 He was first employed by jhe borough of Huntingdon bur jcnsered ihe employ of the banks predecessor bank the Ann Fetter I wife of First as a clerk Jsn In Httntiiipttnt Firemen In Mount Union Services For Prayer Week Set Afsrirnlturnl Lahor Is Scarce Sliaclc Gap Baby Leads In 69 Derby Farmers Must Use Good Respond To Business Rules In 1969 82 Alarms ditii Caed to Freedom i uw LV Frank Fetor o Shfrie theme tor the Ojmniuniiy f9fiinine tadily Uirojst the vsriwrs de of Prayer to be conriuc Hosmtal promoted to eri in Mojnt Union beginning nw on Coniinued On Pae Eleven or Sundax January 3 tnrougn lry in he anivja Baby Derby Friday Jsniisry iO contest As in previous years the bsby rnace her aavern ai services sre sponsored by the 11 am Data t voltinleer responded to R2 during almost equally di aiarnis inside t 40 calls to out The fire loss Ihe bir jough eweeded that inside Hunt ingdon S67PO compared with Si 1425 totaling 523121 Gilbert Mixiniain 1933 borough fire Mxjn Union Ministeriuni ajid Fcueri vha hri che raun re nld nightly al Of tn the US Xsw is OLclO As Head Of Fair Board sisiioneci absrd the LSS For The ivibhcis extended an inratal AFO New York riaon to a end this speriJii Tner week of services ror Chnsaan both uniiv By HAROLD LOCKHOFF Huntingdon County Agent l Whats ahead for Huntingdon CountyFarm ers in To answer this question we should analyze I As look back over the vear e see ear of One is most Yesj we for the first time in this United States of America food is one of the most important products1 that we can use to preserve peace throughoul the world Ivot only food itself but the to Stent Warning KnrVfs Claimed Mid Remains Tense 1 IIV AfIirvfi sraeli Forces kept a Ull New Years Day vigil in Jerusalem today after bombs wore discovered in a school and a milk bottle near the city An Army special disposal unit1 dismantled a bomb containing Ivnvn PM lx pmmds of exPlosive found bNlLD NAUONS under a seat of a bus sraeh today stood condemnedcarrying 75 h by the LX Security Council for children to jmisalcm Emernov equipment rowinP Population oj the world sent to 17 Hunthndon Borough1 As ue lake invcninrv of rjllp fja each Miih no another year can call lhe evv todav Mr stid Mrs Fred Rogers of RKkhi Furnace Robert M Ross Huminzdon services liie p2re3 Clz 1 a srrvirrs and cnurcsws is lisiea am vtiSe a wso borr 1excavaiion contractor ov5 January 5 Unved to Mr and Mrs Robert occri reeectrd prciident of Church tha Rev rv 0 am ne Hiiniingdon County Agricul tural Association Al other officers of ihe aso pfn have been nS 0prices t However one problem that Doubled Now Increased fines tSTTs scripture iiJ1 3 VI Exo Tile Derb is sponsored each year by merchanis from for overtime red sites in o into ef rejected the condemnation 1 shaped lime bomb in a The lanation council unambottle in front of his shon on moiisly adopted Tuesday mrlin Jaffa d resolution that also the cilv s solemn warnine to Israel itliat if such acts were to be V1e discoveries cams repealed the council would ne enrl of a div of mounting have to consider further steps ln lihe Xliddle East It also said Lebanon Le 5ricli commando It ab to for Ihe Internationa forhe niillion rieslruclion of 13 LebariThe Security UicFe airliners 1 1 u e 5 d a y unanimousl Security Council C Also in Huntingdon there three car or truck fires ccs a If 15 wo oil burner alarms J h trainen la nor is oe Hlintinsrion cn cominc verv scarce Ve in aenf r culture must strive to develop ty airliners i unanimously con i csaijoi ao have been n an emate fringe b e n e i 1 s for our iiired rhe doubled rates were adonl Idemned Israel for Die revenpp v 6 St 1 T Moutii ano oss ot nH m rtamsop i T c TI T pr4 f im n f r r r n isiaui announcect tne roso u n i j n Lr ijiuen Lnncy iirst vice presi fllu aamnge 0p Hosnitahzation mstirance on me P a s s a e e of Oiai attack at Beirut airport and ivch tw Rev Kane n E second Or Urce alarms one launaiKj rPnrcmrnt are Ihe basic naKe recently by thedon ignored basic prinsairi Lebanon was entitled to n N nromat blgzei a fe andionls fnr fo bccome borough council jciples Thus he said it was Continued On Paee Two one searcn panv aiami icompetitivein the labor market The increase raises Ihe i 6 u Inere were live flue ires 19M r5h nprnnU ounl of fines from 50 cents lo The Counci in daily debate to The Dailv News Continued On Page Seven ncr aer tiisn Januarv 3 vice nresirient John W Mc already been signed for annual fair Cracker secretary and Penn Central National Bank treasur er Ross announced today tha the W9 Huntingdon Cotiniy Fair wili be held Anpiisi iruii sive 1 ne associoiion sponsors the annual agricultural exposi tion A carnival and two shows nave ihe The Pennsylvania Stale Fair Association convention will be hed a Wiiiiamsport January 15 and in and director of the Htiiiinoon Fair will attend to additional plans for the tipconiinsr exposition President Ross has appointed the followina committees to make plans for Ihe isirr Sunday vesper service Granville Runk Harry Hawn John Davis Grange CC Johnson and Ross Mr1 Pomona master tickets Kerrni Laney iarry H a w n John Davis Granville Runk George nsvis John McCracken i John McCrscken George Fitzgerald and Rover Hecter Fruis era ins flowers snd Damage reported outside Hummgaon during Lhe yeasix k or car fires wiih loss of 19fi9 Cish Receipts SWMor the First 43 hnurs two house tires one a 2 per cent over the same amind nf OSS predict thai mil wjj je equal to las Continued On Page Ten Pol ice Probe loo shed being damaged Siid Firemen responded to 15 brush and grass fires outside the bor ough with no loss one 01 burn er fire three assistance calls to ihe Alexandria and Cassville ari Ml 11 Of 2 cs and one motorbaat fire to taiing 91000 Xo damage was Accident reported in one fale alarm tree lire one dump fire one apnears that cross cash 0r lne m 4a nurs the raid i for the half of r niJ and r1Sunriay icnoed a request a little nossiblvbv00 lf lwfne S Paid wjihin me Israei i aso djsctlss thel T T tme ponod machincgun atrick last week1 lllCJ GaSC 111 ticketing of tne car an sTsett airlilicr in Borough Police Chief Donald Athens The attack by two Wingate slated the new rales Lebanonbased Arab terrorists not a moneymakingled to the Isaeli raid on the scheme but an effort to disairport courage overtime parking in The Counnl sided with Continued On Page Two I ContiiuiwiOn Page Two Benefits pected 8488500 Sal For 69 Constntcliinj State Police investigated a mii nor twocar accident in Lincoln monia leak and abuilder fire m Tho Vn i r yesterday afternoon numtrwI t 23 miles south of Marklcsburg pjmper waa taken to blazesXo person was injured and Continued On Page Seven damage amounted to only Charles G Hoover 21 Aitch RD At iT HARRfSBCRG LTn Phia delphias controversial magiste rial system quietly wen out of al midnight was northbound on Lin jcoln Township Route 400 at pm operating a 19S9 Plymouth icoupe Stephen LA ialso of Aitch RD bound driving a sedan 11969 WASHINGTON lsl Congress ready for birth this Friday is expected to jpresent higher social security i benefits to millions of Ameri cans A liberalized social security bill is reported to he one of the top priority measures on lap for the Mouse Ways and Means Committee sources said The committee one of thg i most powerful in Congress by Ihe Bell lelephone Company of Pennsyliv1116 its role as the i lOllDlrlriinr flf T Tup iritnnlin MoonoO for new equipment and h Bell To Inyest Heavily ies in Hie R M Wacl 4 IT J J 1 mi i r 5a rs The g r e a t e s t expenditure front ont as ley Passcdin he conslruction is also evpecled It on tax reforms announced today Tuesday President Johnson isaid that his administration will demand for telephone not submit tax reform proposals i vitp 111U i E 11 jtin ivivjijji tn igdon sertces stimulated by a fivelo Congress A rerjuircmenl was yei piogram Of rale reductions inchided in the 10 per cent Jnsl Bit Apprehensive Janice Xsciene Shope appears a bit apprehensive shout having her photo taken but no doubt the birthday cake which sre will receive today will change the almost tears to smiles Janice Nadene daughter of Mr and Mrs Warren of iJ5 W Miiford Street Mount Union was winner of the Baby Perhy in 1S63 An active and bright oneyearold she weighs 23 Ibs and has ion teeth She is walking and Daddy and bottle She is the granddauziner of Mr and Mrs Dick D Snyder of Mount Union and Mrs Grace Shope of Shade Gap Greatgrandparents are Mr snd Mrs Charles Shope of Shade Gap Other children in the family include a son Warren iSkippyi 4 aid three daugh ters Tawny 7 Grace a and Deborah 2 red snd i program inrrvsie a construction program administration submit ia scope necessary reform proposals by Dec 31 fi rnn c i C1 U i l ii unk around and buildings erounn ana DJI iConttnued On Pa e Fitteen rf Hoover ciude INSIDE THE NEWS I THE WEATHER i A1 rp a n c fi Along The Juniata 1 i Ann Lander 3 Classified Ads 15 Comics 13 Crossword Puzzle 35 court Samuel Clark George Twardy Raymond iMalone Louis Vignola and Salvatore De mileage charges If1e President d h in his yearend statement that j outying sections and revire1orls Public Mostly clnudv windv ami wil invest in charRcs for longdis consideration of the rtiosiiy cinutn wmay antija rccord 5208 million in j Tne remaining 22 magistrates will sit on the Municipal Court I Editorials fi Obituaries 2 j SXiptv And Club Xcws 12 i I l Picture Page 14 The changes were contained in the state constitutions new judiciary article that was draft ed by the 19S78S constitutional convention ami noproved by vot in Lhe spring primary vi I I 111 I I JK very cold with snow flurries equipment and facilities in tmlay and lonight High tnlto provide customers with im day 5 to 15 above Low toiproved communications ser night 5 lo 15 below Variable vices i cloudiness and very cold with In his statement Wachob saiq that this farreaching construe a few snow flurries Thurs day High in the teens Fri days nullook cloudiness and Continued On Page Sixteen YearEnd Features 3ig Ten Stories 1 Area News Roundup 8 9 Sports Roundup 5 light snow developing tion program about S6 more than corresponding Best Sports Photos increasing jn ig68t represents sonf lfta rhmnnina cold with for each business daj News Chronology 10 T Best News Photos 14 1 The unprececented growth Farm Outlook 1 surtax measure Ways and Means Commillce Chairman Wilbur D Mills DArk pro poser to hold taxreform hearings as he first order of business of the 9Ist Congress But sources reported that such iax reform hearings would not be openended They said the hearings would be limited In certain as abuses Continued On Page ;