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Daily News (Newspaper) - July 11, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 ws VOL 48 CEMTfl COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION FRIDAY JULY 11 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 138 n Fleet Under Close Scrutiny By US Leaders At Medical Program Meeting C Blair Miller second from right president of the board of trustees o f the J C Blair Memorial Hospital in Hunt ingdon welcomes Dr Anne Pascaslo dean of the school of Health Related Professions at the University of Pittsburgh to a meeting of the Applachlan Highland Area Committee of the Susquehanha Valley and Western Pennsylvania Regional Medical Programs The meeting was held Thursday at Jun iata College At the left is Richard B McKenzle of Camp Hill director of the Susquehanna Valley Region while Dr Robert R Carpenter of Pittsburgh director of the Western Pennsylvania Region is at the right US Public Not Prepared For Shock Von Braun Cautions Of Space Failures B By Judge Heffner Evidence In Four Cases For CVS Agency Prospective Director Is Located A prospective director of child welfare services will meet with Huntingdon County Commission ers at the boards weekly meeting on Thursday July 17 Commissioners learned at the session held yesterday at the courthouse that a qualified person is currently available for an interview1 Reporting on child welfare acti vities was the present acting director Mrs Martha Jones who noted her desire to be a case worker for child welfare Gordon W Haverstock pre sided at the was attended by the other commis sioners Henry C McCamantand James DICosimo Mrs Jones reported that the current caseload by child we If are in the county is 179 children Six are in homes of relatives 39 have been placed in foster homes eight are in adoptive Contd on Page 3 Shelling Ground Attacks Feared New Offensive Coining In July SAIGON UPI North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces are preparing for a substantial new offensive before the end of July U S military sources said today inrtirattoM are they arc preparing tor a high point of substantial the eessaJd Both shelling and gitNind they Thirtyeight including six Heads County Unit attacks are expected HUNTSVTLLE Ala UPI Space scientist Wernher Von Braun says the United States has had such an unprecedented string of space successes the public may not be prepared for the shock If something goes wrong Germanborn scientist now director of the Marshall Flight Cmter here said at a press conference Thursday he is confident the ApoUo 11 mission will be successful It blasts off from Cape Kennedy Wednesday Noting Jhe careful prepara a oo Yon araim said there Is no wild blue yonder about the voyage But since there has been a steady string of near perfect flights he said if anything happens the public may not be prepared for the shock s Von Braun said represents t Soviet Union have been secretly invited to Cape Kennedy andtheyaftve elined because they cannot reciprocate m answer to a question he said he is looking forward to space travel Yes Fll be looking forward to the opportu nity to thumb a ride Although spaceflights involve risks and problems he said he believes the day Is coming when men without special training will be able to Journey into space This business of space flight being available only to young heroes Is probably on its way out A space station will be inhabited by allsorts of people Will Ride into Orbit These people will ride into orbit1 as passeiders although the crew will still becomposed of men he said As to the Apollo 11 moon landing mission Von Braun said no flight has ever been prepared with such attention to detail as the Apollo 11 We are confident that it will be every bit as successful as Apollo 10 was He said the final decision of whether the Apollo 11 astro nauts are to go into a more advanced phase of the mission Contdon Page 7 Huntingdon County Judge R Merle Heffner has handed down opinions in which he sustains the motions of four defendants for the suppression of evidence The defendants In the four eases were Glenn Emanuel Locke JJ5 West Maxwellstreet A V fi f Uitlofiy 201 West HaUey Street Mount UnionpKermtt MelvfoT Rupert Petersburg and Louis George Ticconl 5 East Chestnut Street Mount Union All of the defendants were charged with maintaining gamb ling devices were ar rested earlier this year as the Confd on Page 2 AFS Visitors Students i Arrive INSIDE THE NEWS Military Contingency Plan Exists Full Explanation Sought On Pact With Thailand WASHING TON CUP D State Department has denied charges that a secret defense agreement worked out with Thailand goes beyond the bounds of other commitments in the Southeast Asia area The department made the denial Thursday while admit ting the existence of a socalled military contingency plan for defending Thailand Sen J William Fulbright D Ark charged that tlie plan goes far beyond US commiU merits to the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization He asked for a full explanation of the pact But department spokesman Robert J McCloskey denied that the commitment negotiate ed in 1965 during the tenure of former Secretary of State Dean Rusk exceeds committments already made toSEATQ Under the SEA TO treaty an armed attack on Thailand would bring the United States to that countrys defense A threat other than an armed attack would call for the parties in the treaty including the United States to consult on how they could best deal with the threat The agreement between Rusk and Thai Prime Minister Thanom Klttikachorn further amplifies the commitment by stating that the United States would defend Thailand against Communist aggression without prior agreement of the other SEATO members sources said While the State Department spokesman declined to reveal the plans details be disclosed that it could not go into effect until mutual agreement and consent had been given by both U nlted S fates and Thai ments But he insisted the US commitment to Thailand was Contd on Page 3 Ann Landers 14 Building Page 10 Classified Ads 14 15 Comics 13 Courthouse Roundup 8 Crossword 15 Farm Page 9 Obituaries 2 On Stage Live 11 Penna Story 6 Society Club News 12 Sports 4 A 5 TV Schedule A getting to knowyou week end of fun and relaxation has been planned by Mr and Mrs Charles Schcenherr of Taylor Highlands for the American Field Service international stii dents who will arrive in Hunting don tomorrow afternoon July 12 at oclock at the parking lot HiBiUngdov Chapter president Mrs John W Swlgart Jr named the Schoenherrs as bus chairmen for the visit of the AFSers on their endofstay visit Twentyseven girls and 14 boys from 23 countries will give the area a United Nations air this weekend as the young people being entertained in 23 county homes dine with their families attend church Sunday morning delight In the pleasures of the Raystown Dam at the Kunz cot tage that afternoon and share a salad supper at the high school with the other students and aU the host families at pm Contd on Page 7 Fireman Is New Leader William D Williams a mem ber of the Mount Union Fire Com pany was elected president of the Huntingdon County Firemens Association last evening for the year He will succeed Allen Glass of Huntingdon as president of the association The annual balloting was held during the July meeting at Sax ton Fire Hall last night Irvln Coder of Mapleton De pot was named vice president and Bursey Garner of Hunting don a past president of the as sociation will be the second vice president during the ensuing year Garner also was elected to the new position of assistant Roy Cohenour of Mount Union Twas reelected to the position vorsen of Petersburg was named for his term as secretary Charles Williams president of the Shade Gap Area Fire Company was named to fill the new position of assis tant secretary Donald G Isenberg of don was retained as chaplain and J L Pete Lang of Me Connellstown was elected as his assistant Confd on Page 2 targets provincial capi tals came under rocket and mortar attack overnight and the Viet Cong promised more of the same get their new late in Ally offensive going and use both saw They campaign to last 7 to 10 days with activity falling off u Communist troops regroup and resupply Cominuntet Thursdayf but none o Red Ships Are Heading For Havana JACKSONVILLE Fla UPI Navy destroyer escort and an undisclosed number of patrol planes are keeping watch on the course of a Russian navy task force Out has extended the Soviet Unions naval operations closer to the US East Coast than ever before The Navy refused to disclose exactly how many planes or how many military personnel are involved in the surveillance of the task force as it steams toward Cuba for a courtesy call But the destroyer escort Thomas J Gary was assigned to the watch and US patrei aircraft were taking off at least once a day from Key West to keep up the surveillance The Gary had orders not to get too close to the Russians The Navy planned to a group of newsmen and televi sion film crews over the area today for a firsthand look at the warships which at last report were located 450 miles off the Florida coast Is One More Step The US Navy regards the voyage as one more step in a gradual expansion of Russias naval presence into the worlds 3lso on Page 2 Umted Contd on age 7 t f Concerned Group Initiates Action Plans are under rway to build nonprofit housing for residents of Mount Union Substandard housing conditions in Mount Union Garden Club Will Meet On Tuesday Will Eight Battle In Courtrooms Justice Department Puts Heat On School Districts WASHINGTON UPfl week ago the Nixon administra tlon said it would relax some September school desegregation deadlines There were imme diate protestsfrom liberals and civil rights groups Since then the administration has unleashed 11 actions to compel integration against among others an alleged publlcparochial arrangement in Connecticut the entire state of Georgia and the city of Chicago It is expected to go to court next week to continue a suit against Houston whichhas the largest school district in the South The Johnson administra tion filed suit originally in an effort to void Houstons free plan Attacks Gerrymandering Thursday the Justice Depart ment in a suit to Arkansas attacked for the first tine what appeared to be gerrymandered districts aimedat keeping the races separate The government sought a court order to consolidate alL white Bright Star District No 6 with alUdack Miller Coimty District No 20 m a second suit Thursday the Justice Department accused the CoffeeviUe Consolidated School District in Yalobusha County Miss of operating a dual school system based on race and color Atty Gen John said the suit seeks a court order requiring submission of plans to integrate the system at the earliest practicable date It was this practicable date instead of a firm date of had angered many of the liberals at the time of the announcement a ago The administration saki then that about 20 of the 800 some Contdon Page 7 moved a group of concerned A committee of men and women met with members of Improved Dwelling of Altoona IDA at an initial meeting on Tuesday July 8 at the Mount Union Neighbor hoodServiceCenter to work out details for the moderate income bousing According to a survey taken last year by Junlata College Huntingdon 50 per cent of the bousing In Mount Union is sub standard A meeting for concerned zens will be held at the Mount Union Neighborhood Service Cen at 8 con sultant will be present at the meeting to deal with Individual housing specifications Anyone dissatisfied with their present housing or living In sub standard housing which makes up 50 i per cent of Mount Union citizens to tackle the problem VT1 V C t AriTI e Fund An appreciation for Gods world of beauty in the summer time will be expressed at the July meeting of the Standing Stone Garden Club to be held Tuesday ter on Tuesday July 15 evening at S oclock at St James pm An architect and a Lutheran Church social hall Speaker of the evening will be Mrs Carl Updegrove of Allens ville who will demonstrate simple methods of preserving flowers by sanding hanging the glycerine method and press Ing Mr sUpdegrove a club membousing should attend the meet beri will show wreaths picing irregardless of his income tures and arrangements as a committee member urged Mother Nature brings forth her High rise apartments and single treasures in meadows and dwelling units will be constructed woods which she has made on 60 acres of land purchased utilizing her methods of preserin the Mount Union area Ting No downpayments will be neces Mrs W James Anderson club sary to acquire the housing units Contd on Page 7 Contd on Page 3 Biddle Vice Chairman Of Postal Reform Committee WASHINGTON H Biddle chairman of the board of the National Newspaper sociatlon and publisher of The Hunttagdon Daily News today was named a vice chairman of the Citizens Committee tor Postal Reform a nationwide non partisan organization seeking a complete overhaul of the Poet Office Department in the inter eats of saving tax dollars and streamlining postal service The announcement of appointment was by former basis thus eliminating the billion deficit which Is now pil ing up on the taxpayers every year The plan is to modernize the departmenf s nullities aad bring about efficient postal ser vice at reasonable prices The Post Office would be set up as a private corporation along the lines of the TV A Tennessee Valley OBrien and Senator Morton are former chairmen of their respective national committees OBrien far the Democrats and The Huntingdon Lions Club to day sent a check for to the Mary Ann Gates Fund Last monththe service club sponsored a highly successful bulb sale with all proceeds being designated for the use of MaryAnn Immediate Past President Stanley Pote reported to the club last evening that every bulb was sold 800 six packs Thepublic responded generously and en thusiastically to the project The maximum amount was realized from the sale and the Lions last evening voted ad ditional funds to make the clubs contribution to the fund an even The Lions met last evening at their food stand at the fairgrounds and made preliminary plans for their participation in the 1969 Huntingdon County Fair which opens Aug 11 The club also voted to pay for one campershlp at Camp Easter Seal in Somerset County A handicapped Huntingdon area youngster will be selected as the beneficiary of the campershlp Lion President George Holland conducted the meeting the first since his installation as head of the service organization Reports on the 1969 state con vention held in Pittsburgh were given by President Holland Rus sell Roddy and George Wagner Contd on Page 7 THE WEATHER Last Minute Arrangements The telephone at the Schoenherr residence came in for heavy use during the past few days as the bus chairmen lined up hoots for the AFS visit this weekend Unavoidable last min ute cancellations proved to be a hardship bat as of now all students have been placed Postmaster General Lawrence Senator Morton for the RepdbU F OBrien and former Senator cans Today toe cochairmen Thruston B Morton cocbair are testifying before Congress men of the Citizens oa the need tor postal reform The postal reform plan adIn OBrien became the vocated by tne CMizmis Coav first Postmaster General mlttee would put the Post Office ory to propose that the Poet Of Depmrtment on a sellsnstalning Confd on Page 2 Considerable cloudiness and warm with scattered than dersbowers this afternoon High upper 70s to low 80s Fair and mild tonight Low In the 60s Sunny and warm Saturday High upper 70s to tow 80s Sunday Increasing cloudiness and warm ;