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Daily News (Newspaper) - January 8, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 VOL 47 ILY State Library Education Bui1d ing Harris burg Pa 17126 MINE COPT Wont Recontider Hanoi Stands Pat On Refusal Vietnam said today it will not reconsider its refusal to accept American and South Vietnamese procedur al proposals for an early opening of the Paris talks on Vietnam A North Vietnamese spokes man said there was no chance Hanoi would listen to a US appealand adopt some of the seating arrangements put for ward by the United Stales All these arrangements aim al making the conference a two sided issue As we already have this is unacceptable to us the spokesman said He thus shrugged off an anpeal Tuesday by Cyrus R Vance deputy American negoti ator that North Vietnam reconsider ils refusal to study and adopt one of the six shapes for the negotiating main obstacle blocking the parley The Hanoi official said his delegation and the National Liberation Front the HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8 1969 Phone 6434O4O NO 292 Trio Of Significant Slept Are Taken Huntingdon Council Acts 1 On Annexation New Pool Saxton Council Supervisors Join Sewage Plant Elf ort Liberty Township supervisors met with members of the Sax ton Borough Council at its regu ar session last evening to dis uss cooperation inuse of the ceeri wlth Ule Ic8al sLePs nec essary to annex the portion of A trio of significant actions were taken las night at an important meeting of the Hunting don Borough Council All three steps will have longrange effect on the development of the greater Huntingdon area In the initial move the members of council agreed in principle to participatefinan cially and administratively in the operation of the swimming pool proposed for inclusion in the planned intermediate school building They also agreed to pro proposed Saxlon sewage treat ment plant Supervisors Samuel Brum baugh Donald Weaver and El vin Hoover and township sec etary Chalmer Reed met with ouncilmen Vernon Fluke Thomas Staler William Ter Hanry Notestine and Moore Councilman luke served as chairman of he meeting in the absence of council president C T Benner Following discussion concern political arm ot the Viet Congin8 Plans for Hie sewage treat continued to insist on seating arrangements making the con ference clearly appear as a parley of four equal parties The spokesman said that no arrangements have been made so far for a new secret bargaining session between the Hanoi and American delega Conlinued On Page Eighteen CB Defense New Officers Installed New officers of the Hunting don CB React Team held an nual installation ceremonies ai JVi JVt Restaurant on Mon day evening Seventeen mem bers and 15 guests were pres ent for lhe banquet President Allen Moore and Vice President Richard Smucker succeeded Herb Grey Roy Peterson respective ly in their posts Reelected Secretary Robert Fagan Treasurer Homer Kenyon and Communications Officer Harry Gerlock The outgoing officers gave their annual reports and noted that during the past year ap proximately 100 manhours were devoted Lo civic and club activities A breakdown included 30 rhent plant it was suggested that the supervisors appoint their own authority for the town ship and make arrangements for their own collection lines while the borough continues its plans with Tracey Engineers of Le moyne to design and construct a plant that would be adequate for both borough and township use Saxton is currently under state imposed mandamus ruling lo provide adequate borough sew age treatment A letter was read by the bor ContLnued On Page Eighteen Oneida Township acquired by the Huntingdon Area Board of Education as a school site adja cent to the Huntingdon Area Senior High School They responded positively to a request from the Taylor Highlands Association and agreed to proceed with a study to determine sewer and water costs for that section of Oneida Township as a preliminary step to possible annexation Henry J Stoudt administra tive assistant In the Huntingdon Area Superintendent of Schools appeared before council again last night to present the latest state approved arrangements for partial funding of the pro posed swimming pool New Regulations Rules and regulations have For Fire Companies New Plan Established By Borough In action last night the Hun ingdon Borough Council estab lished new cooperative arrange menfs between the borough an he No 1 No 2 and Hook an Ladder Fire Companies In exchange for an annual al lotment from the council th individual fire companies wi be responsible for the paymen of all bills Council agreed lo allot S1OOf to each fire company with l0fli to be paid to each company quarterly during a year In ad dition council agreed to con rinue the purchase of new hose and ihe collection and storag of hose following a fire The financial arrangements were made in line witlrthe ex changed during the twoyear Pnses of the various cornpa period after council originally agreed to participate in the pro gram by serving as sponsor for the fund application The appropriate stale agency is willing to finance one half of the estimated cost of for Continued On Page Two Senate Opens With Empty Seat HARRJSBURG UP1 For the fifth consecutive year the state Senate has opened its an hours searolung for two hoys session an empty seat Mill Creek 12 hours for the anbecause of a disputed election ttllP I Wa rnrin O1 t J t I n State Assembly Has Lackluster First Session HARRISBURG 196970 session of the House convened Tuesday with a new style minute early under Democratic control and with a streamlined committee system But the same old pledges for unity and bipartisanship likely to vanish the first time taxes Hre mentioned were in evi dence nual Halloween parade 24 hours searching for a woman Continued On Page Eighteen Cabinet In Lebanon Resigns President Charles Helou of Lebanon will accept today Irom state Atly Gen Wil resignation of the ihreemonth c scnnett declined to The traditional harmony and ceremony that pervade the chambers first day activities were shattered Tuesday when slate election officials refused to permit the seating of Democrat W Louis Coppersmith whojsiaTuim innrnpverl fo HarrisbnrB with i nics during recent The new agreement was developed following he decision ofthe No 2 Fire Company to locale in a building on Moore Street built and owned by the compa ny The council agreed to con finue operation of the fire alarm system and will take care o ex terior maintenance of the No and Hook and Ladder Fire Com pany buildings which are owned by the borough Liability insurance on all buildings will be carried by the Continued On Page Eighteen Tough Stand Britain To Fight Influx Of Asians LONDON will Democrats took command of the chamber by a mar gin with one vacancy They chose as expected Rep Her bert Fin em an of Philadelphia as House speaker Gov Raymond P Shafcr de livered a 32minute state ot the Commonwealth message to a joint meeting of theHouse to take this lough stand on not open its doors fo an estimated 50 lo 60000 Asians threatened with expulsion from Africa British government sources said today But Britain is expected lo say it is willing to help financially and otherwise resettle them in India and Pakistan Prime Minister Harold Wil sons government was reported Congratulations Extended Neiv Judge The HOD R Merle Heffner inducted yesterday as presi dent judge of Huntingdon County is congratulated by the Hon J Colvin Wright president judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania who presided at the swearingin ceremony New County Judge Sits At Session Less than 30 minutes after he ook his oath of office yesler day Judge R Merle Heffner vas on the bench for a session 1 Huntingdon County Court and administered the oath of office Pictured left lo right the Hon C Paul Campbell president judge of Centre County Judge Heffner Judge Wright and the Hon Richard C Sny der president judge of Bedford County Heffner Takes Oath As Countys Jurist The Hon R Merle Heffner today carries the 1 lUiitMJCUUll VUUIUY liULJl L I 1 i F I 1 11 f He shared the bench with responsibilities of the highest office in Hunting udge Richard C Snyder of don County president judge of the 20th Judicial Bedford County who was as igned to the session by the ennsylvania Supreme Court to assist in cases in which the new urist was not empowered to act It was a busy session one that ivolved a large number of mo ions and petitions and routine matters r Judge Hcffner announced that i wii preside at a session of ourt on Monday morning Jan 3 at oclock He said thai e woultj conlinue the practice larlcd by the Hon Swirles L limes of holding court each londay morning when a regu ar term of court is not sched led The ilace at the Tuesday court ses ion Final divorce decrees were is ueci in these cases V Frank irown Huntingdon RD 1 vs on a following actions took Riddled By Red Bullets 3 Killed As F4 Crashes Into Base SAIGON UPlJAn American fighter bomber riddled by ConKmunist ground fire crashed into killing US three artillery persons base and injuring another military spokesmen said today Two barracks burned and a dispen sary was scorched by the flames Communist gunners disabled the F4 Phantom jet while it was mission Tuesday Senate setting forth a series of proposals to carry Pennsylvania into the 1970s Nothing Startling Shafers address lacked any journeyed to Harrisburg with his wife and three children be lieving he had won the 35th District seat of Cambria and Westmoreland counties Commonwealth Secretary Jo seph J Kelley Jr under ord ministrations accomplishments thus far and plans to press for enactment of proposals already made public but which have yet to clear the General Assembly The governor divided his Continued On Page Eighteen AKI fVvnretlL Coppersmiths electifinN Abdullah Yafi political sources after nis opponentRepublican in Beinil sad Sen Richard J In London diplomats revealed Grccn jrfiicd a 1ast mitultc a new Soviet Middle East peace plnn calling for official Arab recognition of Israel once Israeli troops withdraw from the Arab lands they seized in the 1967 war Israels commando raid nn the BeirutAirport Dec 29 led dscctly o the downfall of the appeal with the slate Supreme Court in Philadelphia Green appealed to the high icouri from a Cambria County jCourt ruling declaring Copper smith he winner by 54 votes Delay Formal Opening leaders delayed the the Jlformal opening of the 1969 ses Yafi government in Beirut newspaper blamed Defense and On page Eighteen Foreign Minister Hussein Owei ni for the defense lag that petmilled Ihe allack that destroyed 3 Arab commercial airliners Oweini announced his resigna lion Monday but Helou said he would not accept it Tuesday Yafi and the Iwo remaining ministers in the fourman cabinet said lhey were quilting Politicians said it would be impossible lo persuade Lhcm to THE WEATHEI Mostly cloudy and cnhl o Official sources said Helou misfit expand Ihe cabinet and name Rashid Karami a leftisl loghead the new government The new Soviet peace plan the London diplomats said is currently under sludy in Wash ington Paris and London It calls for an international peace keeping force along the Arab Israeli border and would allow Israel to use the Gulf of Aqaba for shipping but not the Suez Canal Continued On Page Eighteen day with snow flurries cnding Ihis mornings High in 2fls Cloudy and not as coiri with snow developing tonight Low tonight low lo mid 20s Thurs day cloudy windy and cold with snow possibly moderate to heavy at times High mid to upper 20s Cloudy wkidy and colder Friday with snow flur ries 4th Annual Winter Rail Spectacular Scheduled The fourth annual Railways To Yesterday Winler Railroad Spectacular will be held Ihis year on Saturday and Sunday February 22 and 23 The week end will feature special activi lies held in a turnofthecen lury selling in conjunction with the narrow gauge East Broad Top Railroad at Rockhill The evcrtt is sponsored each year by Railways to Yester day Inc a nonprofit historical association which operates the trolley car museum and the Shade Gap Electric Railway at Rockhill Furnace A highlight at the weekend will be a guided tour of the bellandpulley driven car and locomotive shops and Uie old roundhouse where six Baldwin sleain engines are preserved Rides will be available in a gaselectric car the 1880 vin tage passenger car with ca boose in tow a Toonerville rolley and a fast big Inter urban oar on the electrified standard gauge Shade Gap Branch After supper Saturday eve ning a special moonlight run will be made with a steam train so that night photographs Continued On Page Twelve one of the most explosive issues facing the Commonwealth Prime Ministers Conference which opened Tuesday Three East African nations Kenya Uganda and Zambia have warned lhat Asian res idents in their countries will be ousted from Iheir jobs and forced lo leave if they have foreign nationality Most of them have British carryover from preindependcnce days Almost all are of Indian or Pakistani origin But these two countries refuse lo take them because they have British passports Continued On Page Eighteen Helrick Is Agricultural Chairman W Brady Hetrick of Lewis town a veteran Democratic member of the House of Repre sentatives of the Pennsylvania General Assembly lias been named chairman of Ihe agricul ture committee The committee chairmanship was announced on Tuesday Hetrick represents the 82nd Legislative District which in cludes Mifflin County and Mount Union Borough in Huntingdon County Hetrick will he in his fourth term in the legislature He has served on Lhe Agriculture Com mittee each term was chairman during the 196566 session and minority chairman during the 196768 session After graduating from Port Royal High School Hetrick moved to Lewislown in 1029 A salesman he is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the Mifflin County Industrial Devel opment Corp He also has been active in many charitable organ izations including Ihe United Fund Community Council and MeoUl Health Jelly Jean Brown it plungcd into the fire M J Jean E Jones Hunting t base ei t fr on vs Thomas W Jones Hunt t sJLoomim cairl ingdon Oneida Helen K Township Oestreich Hunting don RD vs William H Oes treich Huntingdon Francis P Kerlin Saltillo vs Merrill L Kcrlin McConnellsburg Star Continued On Page Eighteen At Three Springs Swimming Pool Pact Is Signed The Three Springs Recrea tional Association has contract ed with Herbert Associates Inc of complete Harrisburg for engineering of Ihe the swimming poo which will be built in the borough this spring Many interested council mem bers and citizens were present when John Slrangarity acted for Herbert Associales in sign ing the contracts at a special meeting of Ihe borough council held Monday evening at Ihe Three Springs Municipal Build ing All aspects of Ihe construc tion of the pool from the design phase which is now under study lo the final inspection before opening are included in llhe agrcemenl signed with the engineering firm Costs of the pool could reach as high as Bids will be let sometime between March 5 and April 1 in time fnr the fa cility lo be in use by Ihe public by June I I960 The Recreational Association announced that area families have responded well to he op portunity to purchase advance fiveyear memberships at a cost Saigon the spokesmen said Two American soldiers and a Vietnamese civilian were killed and another civilian was in jured The pilot and copilot ejected safely The pilot was unable lo land the aircraft after il developed a hydraulic fuel leak In Saigon government sour ces announced South Vietna mese armed forces casually figures for and they were the heaviest of the war They showed 17456 government sol diers were killed 57718 wound ed last increase of Ai per cent over The increase reflected the tieavy fighling of Ihe Communist Tet and May offensives American losses last year included almost 15000 killed and more lhan 92000 wounded with the number of dead almost equaling losses for the first seven years of American involvement in the war The government report said Continued On Page Eighteen 2 Juries Sought District Heffner 54 was administered the oath of office yesterday af ternoon fay the Hon J Colvin W r i g h t of Bedford piesident judge of the Superior Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsyl vania Approximately 300 persons filled the main courtrqom at Huntingdon to see tliaprominent attorney become the 21st judge in Huntingdon County history In accepting the responsibili ties of the high office with decpSLion of Sen Robert F Kennedy humility Judge lleatfl by two juries Trial Has Startling c5 Opening LOS ANGELES nan B Sirhans defense learn sought today to throw his murder case out of court after a startling opening day demand thai his trial for the assassina pledged to give Huntingdon Counlians the public service to which they are entitled The new The Jordanian immigrant was brought back to the sealed off court room to watch his jurist accepted the challenge of attorneys the ritual the office and remarked that he j attempts to geVthe case would attempt to follow in Ihelsurpressed footsteps of the distinguished The trial had an unusual judges who preceded him on the i beginning Tuesday when the Huntingdon County bench defense argued that Sirhan Judge Wright expressed Ihejshoultl have two separate juries conviction that the work of to decide his guilt or innocence and another lo decide Huntingdon County Court under Judge Heffner will continue to be carried on in the finest judi cial tradition Ihe penalty Superior Court Judge Herbert Walker quickly denied the Judge Heffner was appointed motion by flamboyant Grant to the position by Gov RaymondCooper chief defense counsul P Sharer lastDec 23 lo suefor the 2iyearokl Arab cced the Hon Swirles L Mimes1 enucsl for two juries who served as president permissible because Cali ror more lhan J6 years beforejfonlja law divides determination retiring Dec 1 to return to the private practice of law Following the induction cere of guilt and hearings into proceedings However in most death penalty two separate mony JudgeHimes and his wifecasesone jury is used for boih received the felicitations of those in attendance at the affair Less than an hour after his oathtaking Judge Heffner was at work nn the bench at a ses sion of court which followed the public oath taking ceremony Judge Wright opened the spe cial session of the Court of Com mon Pleas by noting that it was called for ihe sole purpose of administering the oath to the ju dicial appointee The Hon Richard CSnyder president judge of Bedford Continued On Page Eighteen By Cross Disaster Program Is Planned Waller Eichonsehr and Mrs County and the Hon C PauljGcorge Smith of the executive Campbell president judge of board of the Huntingdon Chap Continued On Page Bight Phenomenally Lucky Acheson JFK Gambled In 62 Cuban Crisis WASHINGTON UPI Dean Acheson says President John F Kennedy gambled to the point of recklessness in the 1962 Cuban missile crisis and won partly because he was phen of each dividuals and Nearly 200 in families from Cromwell Township Cassvilte Clay and Springfield Town ships Orbisonia and Rockhill Furnace have bought member ships Freddie E Wible who is heading the membership drive has attempted lo inform all Continued On Eighteen INSIDE THE NEWS Almanac fi Along The Juniala 3 Ami Landers Ifi Classified Ads 19 Comics 17 Crossword Puzzle 19 Columnists 6 Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Society And Club News 14 omenally lucky While Robert F Kennedy had praised the freeflowing discus sion process among presidential advisers during the crisis Acheson said it was repetitive leaderless and a waste of lime Acheson President Harry Trumans Secretary of State who was called in as an adviser during the crisis commented on what took place in an article in Esquire Magazine released Continued On Eighteen fer American Red Cross will be responsible for securing per sonnel to establish a committee on disaster within the chapler area Eichensehr is currently di saster chairman of the board Members of the Red Cross board met on Tuesday evening at the chapter headquarters Penn Street and heard a report by three persons who at tended a disaster workshop in Lancaster recently The Rev Harrison Price chairman of the board conducted the meeting Mrs James Ulsh one of the delegates at lhe Lancaster meet ing lold of Ihe role Ihe Red Cross would play in lime of di saster She noted the responsi bilities of Reel Cross and those ofthe government when disas ler strikes Huntingdon Chapter is endeav oring to establish a planwhere by area residents would be prop erly cared for should disaster occur In addition to Mrs Ulsh Mrs Smith and Miss Elizabeth Bell executive secretary of the chap ter attended the Lancaster meeting On Page Eighteen ;