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Daily News (Newspaper) - July 7, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Senate Faces Debate On Issues ABM And Tax State Library Education Building Harrisburg Pa 17136 WASHINGTON UPI coaatteratfcxi en two at the aad Debate aay hegia as early as Tuesday the Seaate floor OB President request for deploynttnt of the Safeguard antiballlSUC mifnW ABM system The authority to deploy Sategward is part of a Ulllon Military procurtment bill Debate am whether to deploy the defensive missile system is likely to continue far several weeks some of It perhaps la extevUre session The qoestion been a hot one ever since Nixon took office The President and the Pentagon say the system is rltal to protecting Americas tUc week begins ceriouc important femes M TlM of Uw income tax surcharge strike back capability critics see the system as another escalation in the arms race To Give Support The House is expected to rive overwhelming support to the ABU when It comes up there later The other major matter facing the surtax already been passed by the House with only rotes to spare The Senate Finance tee begins hearings on the surtax Tuesday Committee Chairman Russell B Long D La announced that Treasury Secretary David M Kennedy would appear that day to argue the administrations stand on the matter The tax extension part of President Nixons billion tax package faoes a complica tion in the Senate mat it did not meet with originally in the House Senate Democrats are Instating on making tax reform everyone pays his fair share of and parcel of the Nixon tax plan In addition the administra tion was forced to promise to mike tax reform plans ble for House consideration yet this summer as part of the price for House approval of the tax plan House liberals had attempted to make some reform moves white the tax package was before them but did not succeed Package Held Up Thus the whole tax appears likely to be held up until some agreement is made between the House and Senate on tax reform Cancels Trip PARIS UPI uN Secreta ry General Thant cancelled a trip to Europe this week before of an acute inflammation the UN Information Center announced Sunday nightThant due in Paris Tuesday to meet French President G e o r g e s Pompidou was under a doctors care In New York The surtax expired June 30 but paycheck deductions are continuing at the surtax level because of special legislation pushed through Congress in anticipation of eventual val of the onerear extension Also before the Senate this week is a billion agricul ture appropriations bill which faces a number of ments One will apparently be an attempt to restore a celling on the amount of crop subsidies the government can pay an individual farmer The ceiling was originally approved by the House but the Senate Appropriations Committee de leted it when it got the measure VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONO AY JULY 7V 1969 NO 134 Miss Thomas Assumes Duties Of County Queen J Fighting Saigon Mars TwoWeek Battle Lull A pretty and poised teenager Dottle Thomas of Three Springs was crowned Miss Hunt ingdon County Firemens Queen for 1969 at the convention held on Saturday in Shade Gap Placing the coveted crown on Dottles head Is Vlcki Wibto the queen Looking on ap provingly is first runnerup left Trudy Holden of OrUsonia and the presiding host queen Deborah FOOT of Shirleysburg RD Winners Announced Couiily Firemens Festivities Held New Death Record Set For Holiday The tradition of a bloody Fourth at July on the nations highways has been continued with a hew record for traffic deaths for a threeday Fourth The old record had been 577 traffic deaths set during the throe r im 732 traffic deaths set the fourday Independence Day holiday of 1967 The National Safety Council which had estimated before the holiday that 500 to 650 persons would die this Fourth said the latest count could top GOO A United Press International count at 7 am EDT showed at least 595 persons killed in traffic between 6 pm local time Tlnirsday and midnight Sunday The breakdown Traffic 595 DrowBings 162 Planes 36 Miscellaneous 95 Total 888 Contd on Page 10 On Santa Ana Freeway In California Young Huntingdon Marine One Of Six Killed In Crash Firemen Dpttie illOlhal Is In Colorful Other Red Parade Queen Bivouacs Near Shade Gap Hit 170 Still Missing In Lake Erie CLEVELAND Osbcrne was out on Lake Erie to do a little fishing when the tranquil water suddenly churned into a foaming tempest and turned his outing into a night of terror It was the most Godawful eiperlence of my life Osborne said I never thought Id see the light of day again Osborne 52 of Cleveland was cne of about 250 boaters rescued from the latefollowing a ravaging storm which struck over the Fourth of July holiday weekend He had clung to the wreckage of his boat for 10 hours until a helicopter plucked him from the water Tbe storm and resultant flooding in areas south of here claimed at least 33 lives and Injured 250 others Seventeen of toe victims were killed In the storm and 16 drowned in floods Gov James A Rhodes said he would declare portions of northern Ohio a disaster area Com d on Page 8 Badly Hurt A Shade Gap woman was badly injured yesterday afternoon when she was struck by a car as she crossed Route 522 at a Dublin Township farm six miles soufeof S bade Gap Tbe injured woman Mrs Blanche Mildred Fogal 60 is listed in fair condition today at JC Blair Memorial Hospital The wife of Lloyd Fogalshe has a fracture dislocation of her right elbow a possible skull fracutre contusion of the bead and possible left rib fractures Xrays will be taken today to determine the full extent of her injuries She was rushed to the hospital in the OrbisoniaRockhill Fire Company ambulance State Police said the accident happened at prn when Mrs FogaA attempted to cross the highway west to east Appar she SAIGON ing on five fronts outside Saigon has marred the two A young Huntingdon Marine was one ofsix persons killed week battle lull that one top Sundayin a spectacular headon crash on the Santa Ana US commander Interpreted as Freeway in which six persons Including fcur servicemen were a possible sign the Communists v WCrG SCaJlllC dOWD the W3T rtc John Robert Miller 21 American headquarters said Ncth Twelve beautiful trophies were awarded Saturday evening at Shade Gap to the winners in the Huntingdon County Firemens Associations 23rd annual con ventlon parade A highlight of Ufe days pro gram officials branded the parade as one of the largest and most colorful in the history of the association It required 40 min utes for the parade one spot Trophies were presented at the t ignored sheriffs pitroi car find acceler ated the wrong way up a freeway exit ramp r MUler stationed at 31 Toro Marine Air Base at Santa Ana was a sen of Mrs Sylvia J Holland Miller of 608 Fifth Huntingdon and the late Jam esTC Miller The driver of the wrong way car smashed headon into another car on the freeway filled with Marines indudiag Pfc Miller Both vehicles were going an estimated 60 miles per hour Four Marines and both men to the wrong way car were killed Authorities said the driver Moises Cruz Garcia 36 turned onto the off ramp to the Santa Ana Freeway just as a sheriffs unit was leaving the freeway about 1 ajn The officer turned on his JOHN R MILLEJl PI OCglllS siren and red lights and tried Tfl to head off the approaching car Garcia swerved around the zzz were kited and 32 fighting around Saigon was the only combat reported There was no indication that Communist troops elsewhere had come out of the bivouacs to which they retreated two weeks ago Strategic Air Command B52 bombers In three raids over night went after some of those hideouts hitting Communist camps 61 miles northwest of Saigon and 18 and 19 miles southwest of Da Narig spokes men said Shell 13 Bases Guerrilla gunners shelled 13 Allied bases across South Vietnam during the night a sharp decrease from the 43 targets they hit the previous night in their heaviest bom bardment in a month Head quarters said the latest round of attacks caused light losses Terrorists in Can Tho the Contd on Page 10 AUen B president of the association Edward K general chairman of the convention com mittee J Huntingdons 1965 Howe 85foot aerial ladder truck won a trophy and the Huntingdon 1969 Cadillac ambulance was judged best in its category Contd on Page 10 A blonde browneyed beauty was crowned Miss Huntingdon County Firemens Queen of 1969 on Saturday evening during the beauty queen festivities of the 23rd annual convention of the Huntingdon County Volunteer Firemens Association held in Shade Gap A representative of the Three Springs Volunteer Fire Company Dottie Thomas pretty sixteen yearold daughter of Mr and Mrs Roy Thomasj Sr of Salttllo Msembled in ri at Shade Gap iPic Grounds where the pageant tpok place following the huge con parade Girls participating in the contest were Judged in two cate gorlesstreet attire andjevening gowns r Dottle made her first appear For His Legislative Program Mxon Is Heady To Resume Battle ance In a blue dress styled with a white lace bodice Her gown was of pale pink featuring a white lace bodice and empire waist She was awarded a handsome trophy and her banner from the reigning queen Vicki Jean Wlble of Three Springs also a repre sentatlve of the Three Springs Volunteer Fire Company when won the 1968 title Dottle was also the recipient of a sav ings bond from her sponsoring personable teenager will be a senior this fail at the South ertfji County High School enrolled in the stenographic course She plans to berjome an airline stewardess The ifiw queen is a majorette and Anember of the Rochet Band She was selected to sing to the GoidtOMs a select group of nine girls who sing at special affairs and were featured guests on WHUN recently Dottie was in the presentation Bye Bye Birdie given by the music department and alsopartl cipated in the junior class play Man Overboard She attends the SaltUlo United Methodist Church Her hobbies Include swimming horseback riding dancing and singing Contd on Page 8 tle there Robert James Petranek 23 of El Toro Marine Air Station A 2013 Ruatan StaejAdelphi Md third car carrying two women lf1 T a student at Pennsylvania State Plowed into the wreckage Jj two weeks University was northbound The sheriffs office said it Contd on Page 8 Contd on Page 2 Contd on Page 8 Police Hope To Connect To Other Six Murder Suspect Held For Seventh Ann Arbor Death INSIDE THE NEWS Ami Landers 3 Classified Ads 12 A 13 Comics n Crossword 13 Editorials6 Society Club7 Through These Doors 9 ANN ARBOR Mich UPJ A slender 28yearold handyman was charged late Sunday with the murder of one of seven young women killed in the area in the last two years Police Chief Walter Kfasny said there is a very good possibility the arrest of Ernest Was Researching Murders L Bishop Jr could be a turning Miss PhlUips a University of point in the case that has Michigan doctoral candidate in Playued police and terrified sociology who had been re coeds of two universities searching the unsolved sex We hope that when we get murders died Sunday morning this wrapped up we might be 34 hours after she was shot able to connect something to three times twice In the head the others Krasny said ner Apartment She never There Is a possibility there reginaed consciousness could be a connection Krasny admitted late Sunday circulated a false report Phillips bad spoken suspension between and death at the hospital to to the Wilei fo act Police said Bishop who does some kind of repair work and had been in Ann Arbor for the durlnf past couple of years would be arraigned In District Court today for the murder of Margaret Phillips 25 a wouldnt say was no reaction Krasny said Krasny and Washtenaw Coun ty Prosecutor William Delbey refused to divulge the circum stances of Bishops arrest other thanto say the 5foot5 131pound man surrendered quietly Bishop known locally as Jnlor Bishop was questioned intensively by police to mine if any connection existed between the West death and the six others which have turned this university city and nearby Ypsilanti into fear ridden towns where girls go out at night only In groups Received Telephone Tips Krasny said the department received telephone tips Satur day night and found finger prints at Miss Phillips Contd on Pagr8 Now For Red Cross Swim Lessons A second session of swimming lessons sponsored by the Hunt ingdon Chapter of the American Red Cross will be held at the Blair Pool in Huntingdon Due to increased interestthe beginner advance beginner and intermediate courses will be offered to those who were not registered for the first session Lessons lasting two weeks will begin Monday July 14 at 10 with the minimum age for registration being six years Juniorand senior lifesaving courses will again be offered this year They will begin July 28 and last for approximately two weeks Anyone wishing to register for either the swimming or lifesav ing lessons should do so at the Blair Pool Bathhouse during this week July 713 THE WEATHER WASHINGTON UPI ident Nixon fresh from a victory on the golf links of Florida returned to the na tions capital Sunday night relaxed and ready to resume the battle for his legislative program The President also faces two weeks of intensive study for his forthcoming trip to Asia and Romania Looking noticeably tanned the Chief Executive arrived at the White House with his family after a long low pressure iweekend in South Florida and the Bahamas In Florida Sunday the President teamed with come dian Jackie Gleason to defeat the twosome of professional golfer Tony Penna and David the Presidents soninlaw 1 Where Are White House photographers at Nixons request lagged behind so as not to disturb the players But so pleased and proud was Nixon when his first drive boomed down the center of the fairway he turned around andasked plaintively Now where are the came Contd on Page 8 Scholarships Awarded To 3 Area Students Three children of employes of Mount Union Works of Harbison Walker Refractories Company Division of Dresser Industries Inc have been awarded scholar ships for as much as per year by Dresser Harbison Found ation Inc Mary Elizabeth Vaughn Contd on Page 8 8250 Million In Business Levies Due House Democrats t Give Budget Tax Program HARRJSBURG UPI The major Action In the Ganeral As sembly this week will cont luue to reside lathe House as Democratic leaders strive to put across their version of what the state should spend this fiscal year and unveil a tax program to finance p Mostly cloudy and mildwith scatfered showers or thunder storms today tonight and Tuesday High in the 70s and lower 80s both days Low tonight upper 50s and lower 60s Outlook for Wednes day partly cloudy and warmer with a chance of scattered thundershowers House Democratic Floor Leader K Leroy t rvis said the tar program to be proposed is soUd and promised that it would be given to the assem bly before the end of the week Look for it to contain increas es and revisions to raise about million in business taxes principally a boost in the rent 7 per cent corporate net income levy to perhaps 9 or 10 per cent Perhaps another to million in additional revenue would come from taxes possibly a further boost in UK 13rents per pack ette tax and Inclusion of car tradeins in the state sales tax The ratio would be about 75 per cent business and 25 per cent consumer taxes To Move Money BUI The Democrats plan to move their proposed billion general apjjroprlatton bill to a position wiiere it could be passedby the House Wednes day There is a possibility that legislation to authorize an ln creaseIn the Maximum Interest rate bonde to help finance new for insti tutions of higher learning will come up for another attempt at House passage this The bond Interest rate would go from 6 to 7 per cent under the legislation which was rejected rather emphastically in the House on its first time around this past week Inris who said at the begin ning of June that it was his in tention to clear the House work sheet of all but fiscal matters has succeeded fairly well in that task The calendar in the month of June was duced from one of 35 pages to a 10page affair and thereis little in the way of important left in the H o u s e but that relating to the states financial pictBre v The fiscal picture or at least Page 8 ;