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Daily News (Newspaper) - January 21, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS Library VOL 47 NINE CENT PEE COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY JANUARY 21 1969 Phone 6434040 Nixon Cautious In Approach To First Problems WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon began his first full day in the White House to day and already there were crucial develop ments in Moscow and Paris he was treating with characteristic caution Without a break from the obvious inaugural balls Nixoi got down to work Leads Lawyers ATTORNEY TERRIZZI Terrizzi Heads Bar Association Attorney Morris M Terrizzi prominent Huntingdon lawyer was elected president of the Huntingdon County Bar Associa tion yesterday for the year 1969 The election took place at the groups weekly luncheon held at Hotel Penn Hunt Terrizzi succeeds Judge R Merle Refiner who resigned as head of the association after he was appointed to the bench on Dec by Gov Raymond P Shafer AttorneyA L y n n Corcelius will serve as vice president fill iftg the position vacated by Ter rizzi when he moved up in the association The lawyers reelecled Allor ney Richard W Linton to the position of secretary Ireasur er AH officers were elected unan imously Terrizzi 50 a native of Mount Union is senior member of the Terrizzi Mullen law partner ship He was graduated from Mount Union High School in 1933 and from Dickinson College in 1937 He received his degree at Dick inson School of Law in 1919 The new bar association pres Continued On Page Five a desire he had expressed to those around him as he viewed the long inaugural parade It was a long day for Nixon He and his family didnt return to rhe White House for then first night there from visiting the last ball until am EST Once a reception and the swearingin of I lie White House staff were out of the way today Nixon called a meeting of the National Security Council for pm EST and summoned Gen Earle G Wheeler chair man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at pm Elevate Council The scheduling indicated Nix ons intention to elevate the National Security Council made up of the president vice president secretaries of defense and slate and the director of emergency planning to the prominence the council held luring the Eisenhower adminis tration The agenda wasnt announced or the meeting but it was sure o include the Vietnam peace alks and the Soviet Unions reinauguration invitation to Sixon to open talks immediately on nuclear disarmament Nixons new negotiator in the Two Chiklreii Perish In Erie County Blaze ieace Lodge talks Henry flew to Paris Cabol early Continued On Page Seven INSIDE THE NEWS Almanac 6 Ann Landers 3 Classified Ads 11 Comics v 9 Crossword Puzzle 11 Columnists 6 Editorials 6 Stock Market 2 Obituaries 2 Society And Club News NO 303 Middle School Plans Gain Tentative Board Approval Argument Court Held By Heifiier Judge R Merle Heffner pre sided yesterday at the regula session of Huntingdon County Argument Court One of the four cases on bhe argument list will be heard Thursday by Judge Richard C Snyder of Bedford County another case was dismissed by Judge Heffner and a third case vas continued until April Judge Heffner heard argu ments in the fourth case T Ray Mack Mary Lou Mack Thomas Mack Sons vs Har old W Wagner Richard W iVagner Wagner Srolhers Poultry The Hunting don jurist will give his ruling on the matter later A number oLother matters nctuding several appointments were handled by Judge Heffner during the allday session In Argument Court the prelim nary objections were with drawn in the case of WJ Thiele Sons Inc vs Edward Pet ron Judge Snyder will hear ar guments in the case on Thurs day when he is in Huntingdon to specially preside at a session of court Judge Heffner dismissed the Continued On Page Twelve With Reeves Parvin Co JAMES J REEVES LEE HENNEY Zoning Board Reorganizes The Huntingdon Borough Zon Reeves Henney Have New Posts James J Beeves former advertising man ager for Reeves Parvin and Company in Hunt ingdon has returned to this area as treasurer of the firm In addition to his duties as treasurer he will also be serv ing in the capacity as vice presi dent and a member of the ex ecutive committee of Reeves Parvin At the same lime it was an nounced today by Donald G Everhart president of the firm ng Hearing Board reorganized j that Lee Hemiey has assumed ast night during a meeting in the position ofcorporate con council chambers of the Huntingdon Municipal Building selected chairman of the board trailer for Reeves Parvin The headquarters of he firm Mrs Joan Dolnikowski was are now located at the Urban Doolillle Distribution Center nn Sports The other members are Donald lhe Huntingdon Industrial Park Everhart and Lester Palmer I Reeves majored in marketing i Bernard Smith was Pennsylvania Slate Uni as secretary of the hearingveislly al1ci attended manage 4 1 board Johnson Its A Great Relief young children died Monday j i swept their home near this Erie Coun LBJ Returns To Peaceful Texas JOHNSON CITY Tex UPI For five years the peace and beauty of the Texas hill country sustained Lyndon B Johnson when the strain of the countrys highest office became al most too much to bear Today Johnson was home to stay a private citizen after 38 years spent in public service and five years and 59 days after took the oath of office as j i i uaiuciiL in nil r ui ut uu a night m a fire which swept j fateful Novcmbcr day in icar Uns Hnp fmm i I dont have to be concerned TVOkJ ti r Du j m i about everything that happens The bodies of Richard Wah johnson said when he in Texas aboard that r i fUndin thc plane The responsibility and Girard Fairvicw and City fought lhe flames for about two hours The Walston Austin Time Has Come home was located along Route We had a great day but the jlime had come he said You Boy Uses Seoul Axe To Kill Charging Buck KITTANNING Pa UP II took more than a charging fivepoint male deer to scare Teniy Hart 15 of Sagamore a small Armstrong County com munity east of here Hart and his dog were on 20 near Girard Neighbors said they heard know how wonderful it what sounded like an explosion feels jusl to be with you in this before the fire broke out Stale the country we love so fire marshals were called in tojnlucn investigate j Continued On Page Five was their way through a wooded area near their home Sunday when a buck came running at the dog The dog defended itself and the deer charged Hart The boy armed with a Boy Scout ax managed to kill the animal before it could harm him Charles Hertz district game proleclor theorized the deer had been a pet and therefore was unafraid of humans Juiiiata Choir Begins Annual Tour Saturday Like migratory songbirds the 60 members of the Juniata Col lege Concert Choir will visit 14 churches and high schools on their annual tour beginning Jan uary 25 with an appearance at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Tyrone at pm The choir noted for its en sembletype singing is directed by Professor Bruce Hirsch Lasl year he was in California on sabbatical leave Since his re turn he has been drilling the young men and women for their appearances in Pennsylvania New Jersey and Maryland The current ten day four Tea tint a range of music from the splendor of Vivaldis Gloria to the energetic rytlimn of Ez ekiel Saw de Wheel and the lighl hcarleri tempo of the Yid dish folk song Tumbalaika Also included in the choirs repertoire are festival anthems and meditative motets by such historically prominent compos ers as Georg Phillip Telemann Antonio Lotti Hugo Wolf and Randall Thompson Following their performance in Tyrone the Juniata Concert Choir will appear in the follow ing locations Sunday January 26 pm Bethany United Methodist Church Portage Continued On Twelve Miller In Drive Post C Blair Miller president of CH Miller Company Hunting don has been named as chair man of coordinating special contributions from alumni in the Juniala College Margin of Difference campaign Miller will work in associa tion with Donald Everhart and Richard Coffman Juniala Val ley chairmen of the Margin of Difference campaign and with Thomas Ocffner Huntingdon County chairman The Margin of Difference campaign already over the one million mark is designed to raise fay Juniafcas centennial year of 1976 for new buildings endowment and scholarship and financed aid for ment courses conducted by the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Delaware He previously served as ad vertising manager store super visor and branch manager In addition his experience includes Terrorists Strike US Viet Areas SAIGON gunners and terrorists struck in a series of attacks against US areas of South Vietnam military spokesmen said today Two Americans were killed and 19 wounded Red troops fired rockets into the beach resort of Vung Tau a holiday center for American troops 40 miles southeast of Saigon today Another Red group made a brief ground attack upon a US bachelor officers quarters at the moun tain resort of Dalat and terrorists hurled explosives at ui u jin i V CO Cl l sales representative for Frieden two olher American military Inc department manager for Continued On Page Twelve In Pueblo Inquiry Skipper Of Ship Pulls No Punches CORONADO Calif The skipper of the USS Pueblo has placed a good share of the blame on his Navy superiors and the United States govern ment for the loss of he intelligence ship to the North Koreans Cmdr Lloyd M Bucher lengthy but sharp in his answers spent a full day testifying Monday at the opening session of a five admiral court of inquiry He pulled no punches The 41yearold Bucher a civilian attorney at his side stated was told the risk involved in intelligence surveil lance off the North Korean coast was considered mini estimate involving the StateDepartment and the Joint Chiefs of Staff was not prepared for an attack on his vessel and had nnf conducted such drills as repelling boarders Suggestion Rejected chief of naval opera tions rejected his suggestion that a destruct system to destroy secret equipment be installed on the Pueblo because it would require too much time and money The only means to destroy electronicgear were fire axes and sledge hammers would have taken two and onehalf hours to scuttle the ship Continued On Page Five THE WEATHER Light rain or drizzle today tonight and Wednesday High today in low 40s Low tonight high 30s High Wednesday in low 40s Cloudy with drizzle or light rain Thursday billets in Saigon Two Americans were killed and 12 wounded when eight 122mm rockets slammed into an Army airfield and Navy dock facility at Vung Tau the spokesmen said Six US servicemen waiting for a bus outside an enlisted Continued On Page Five New Parking Meiers Will Be Installed The Huntingdon Borough Police Department will slart installing new parking met ers in he main business dis trict tomorrow Police Chief Donald Win gale said he new mefers will he placed first on Washington Street from Fifth to Eighth Wingale nofcd that he new meters will operate in he same manner as the present ones Later they will be activated o permit the return of tokens when coins are placed in the meters Huntingdon merchants will redeem be tokens for mer chandise once the new pro gram is placed in operation Flexibility Is Keyword In Design Tentative approval was given last night to preliminary of the proposed Middle school for the Hunting don Area School Dis trict during the regular meeting of the Hunting don Area Board of Edu cation Designed for academic flexi bility and economic construction the preliminary plans will re ceive additional scrutiny from school administrators and staff members during lhe next few days and then the architect will be given the green light to pro ceed with preparation of final plans The completed plans for the new school must be approved by the school board as well as by the Slate Department of Public Instruction Present plans call for t h e construction of the school for grades six seven and eight on the site northeast of the present Huntingdon Area High School Jack Risheberger of the firm of Jack Risheberger and As sociates of State College archi tects for the project appeared before the board last evening with the preliminary plans It is the second set of drawings and was well received by the directors and administrators In other significant action last evening the board elecled Attorney Warren R Yocum as solicitor for district and the wage tax office He succeeds R Merle Heffner who is now president judge of Huntingdon County President Richard J Endres presided at the meeting with the following directors present Alton Smith William Lang Al len Hoover Porter Brown Mrs Louise Kylor Dr Kenneth Rock well and JH Hohman Also present were John Bin Continued On Page Twelve are Mount Union Firemen Are Moving Today Mount Union firemen moving into Iheir new headquarters today Fire Chief Fred Appleby said that effective at 7 pm today jlhe company will operate from lhe new fourbay fire station Appleby added that an opei house will be held at a later dale The moving of all trucks equipment and fire fighting ap paratus will start at 7 pm The siren will remain on the municipal building and there will he no change in the report ing of fires or Ihe sounding of alarms the fire chief said Another Trooper To Aid Probe Another officer State Trooper Edward Pottmeyer of the Troop G criminal detail at Hollidays burg has been added to Ihe team investigating the Water street service station robbery in which a Morris Township man was critically beaten Pottmeyer was added to the probe team yesterday He form erly was stationed at Hunting don and he has been on the troop criminal investigation detail since his transfer Stale Trooper Thomas J Ruegg the officer in charge of the inquiry said today that po lice are continuing to check out all leads in the case Persons are still being interviewed and reinterviewed in an effort to solve bhe puzzling crime that look place Sunday Jan 12 Meanwhile Wallace R Foster 4R Alexandria R D 1 was slated to have more testa and additional Xrays today at Conemaugh Valley Hospital at Johnstown No change has been noted in the condition of the critically in Continufid On Page Twelve Quick Opening Lodge Arrives For Talks PARIS Cabot Lodge President Nixons No 1 man at he Vietnam war talks today conferred with departing American negoliaiors and South Vietnamese diplomats to pre pare for a quick opening of the talks Lodge arrived Monday night to lake up his post as chief US negotiator and said the Nixon administration would do all in our power to negotiate a Vietnam peace settlement The actual opening of the fourdelegation negotiations was not expected before Wednesday or Thursday US officials said there could be no decision on beginning the first plenary session of the talks unlil Lodge had been briefed by Cyrus R Vance the No 2 member of he Johnson admi nistration delegation Vance to be replaced by Lawrence E Walsh has agreed to stay on for a month to help the transition Lodge twice US ambassador to Saigon was scheduled also to meet with the South Vietnam delegation leader Pham Dang Lam before deciding on the opening of the longdelayed conference The first subslaniive session of the Vietnam peace talks will be held between the delegations chiefs of the United States North Vietnam South Vietnam and the Viet Cong So far only the delegation deputy chiefs have met to agree on proce dures for the negotiations Lodge pledged the Nixon administrations great con cern about the success at the negotiations I wish to stress the great importance we attach to these meetings We think they are of really overiding supreme im portance Lodge fold newsmen at Pariss Orly Airport We will do all in our power to make them a success Diplomats forecast that for the moment at least Lodge would generally follow the lines laid down by former President Johnsons delegation headed by W Averell Harriman Harriman briefed Lodge in Washington Monday before the new chief negotiator flew here to lake up his new post For Raystown Groundbreaking On Friday State Federal Officials Will Attend Ceremonies breaking at the dam site if Many state and federal leaders will be on hand Friday for the longawaited ground break ing program for the Raystown Reservoir in Huntingdon County The ceremonies will start at the Elks Home in Huntingdon at am and include a luncheon and program starting at pm Concluding the afternoon fes tivities will be a formal ground Soviet Union Denounces SelfBurning PRAGUE Soviet Union today denounced as anti weather permits or at the Communist provocation a Cze choslovak student burning him self lo death in prolesl against Elks Home it the weather con ditions are bad Congressman J Irving Whal ley representative of the 12th Congressional District and Col William J Love Baltimore Dis trict Engineer US Army Corps of Engineers will be the main speaker at the program Both will be accompanied by their wives At least four state lawmakers Continued On Page Twelve Recreation To Be Topic At Two League Meetings Recreation facilities in Hunt ingdon present and future will be the topic of discussion at two meetings to be held Wednesday by the Huntingdon League of Women Voters The first session will be held at am tomorrow morning at the home of Mrs Elmer G of 1122 Washington Street Huntingdon second mebting will be held at pm tomorrow ev ening at the home of Mrs Wal ter Smith of 271 Standing Stone Avenue Huntingdon Both meetings will be under the direction of Mrs Blair Mil ler Jr and Mrs James Hunt chairmen of the Recreation Committee for the Huntingdon LVW The olher members of the committee are Mrs Orville Dore Mrs Arthur Reese and Mrs James L Thompson Purpose of the study program as to assess the programs and facilities for recreation in Hunt ingdon to learn how he rr creation program is administer ed and financed and to discuss possible improvements The recreation question is one of the items for local study in the leagues program this year One of the discussion items at the pair of meetings tomorrow will be recreation in the year Continued On Page Twelve Russian occupation of this country The burning was prodded by antiSocialist forces said the official Soviet news agency Tass in a dispatch from Moscow It marked the first official Soviet word on Jan Palachs self immolation In the wake of Palachs death Sunday also has come to more in the city of Pilsen and another in the Hungarian capital of Budapest President Lurivik Svoboda warned his fellow Czechoslovaks Monday night in a television speech that the emotions unleashed by Palachs act could lead lo another force taking over his government Foreign observers said Svo boda was warning of a Soviet takeover In Moscow Tass used some of its strongest language in months on Czechoslovakia in denouncing Palachs act and the snowballing protest marches by lens of thousands of Czechoslo vaks in its wakeSome 200000 Continued On Page Twelve Banker In Hospital Samuel D Fleming trust of ficer end vice president of Penn Central National Bank Hunt ingdon is a patient in the Geis inger Medical Center Danville for observation and treatment 2 Senators Seek 4 Lane To Raystown Two area slate senators are urging immediate action by the Department of Highways avert a future traffic crisis in the Raystown Dam area Senate Majority Leader Stanley G Strnup Bedford Re publican and Slate Senator D Elmer Hawbaker Mercersburg Republican have sent a joint let ter to Secretary of Highways Robert G Bartlett recommend ing quick action on a fourlane connector road south from the Rays town area to handle an ex pected major traffic flow within the next five years The two senators who repre sent areas affected by the Rays town Dam ask that the State Highway Commission give pri ority to the iproject The senators pointed out in their letter to Secretary Bartlett that federal authorities have al ready begun construction of the million dam that eventually will back up a 30mile lake ex lending into the Saxton area of Bedford County Federal plans call for extensive development of recreation facilities surround ing the new lake and projections of annual visitors to the result ing major park run as high as two million annually The senators pointed out to the highway officials that the bulk of the influx is expected to come from the Washington D C metropolitan area and will begin in less than five years Such traffic they contend can not possibly be handled by exist ing highways from present In ConUnued On Page Twelve ;