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Daily News (Newspaper) - July 28, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 State Library Education Building 48 mire CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY JULY 28 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 152 At Mount Union Report On Pueblo Tragedy Approved Turns Out Blame Placed On Viet Is Topic In Famous Ophtlialomologist Is Welcomed Dr M C Modi 53 Indias saint of the sightless was wel comed to Beacon Lodge Camp for the Blind yesterday by Lewis Headings of Lewistown president of the board The occasion was the annual District Governors Day atthe camp Dr Modi Kimmel of Orbisonia immediate District 14L governor has performed more than 200000 eye operations in India Also pictured left to right William McLaughlin District 14L governor new Lions International Director Leonard M Cella of Philadelphia Dr Modi President Headings and Harold Sll0t District Governors Day Is Held At Camp own Nine Shoemakers Devotion To To Be Hoax An armed robbery at a Mount Union restaurant on Sat urday afternoon turned but to be a big The alleged crime which ed off four hours of Intense In vestigation by Mount Union and State Police was the result of a story fabricated by 18year old Kenneth William Morrow the attendant at Phyllis Restaurant at 500 North Division Street Mount Union Morrow a senior at Mount Union Area High School is being held for Huntingdon County Court on a charge of making a false report of a criminal offense Sgt Lawrence Knable Jr Military Brass BANGKOK Thailand President Nixon arrived today in Bangkok to a curious mixture of Oriental pageantry WASHINGTON UPI A House armed services subcommittee and political dissatisfaction His has unanimously approved a report which puts much of the blame for loss of the USS it was learned today not on the crew but on military brass Democrats Will Push For Vote Di SAIGON UPI Guerrilla round fire shot down a US edical evacuation helicopter king wounded GIs from a lorthern coastal battlefield ing all nine Americans the US Command said day The CF3G copter went down nday eight miles southeast An Hoa 345 miles northeast Saigon Also killed was a lorth Vietnamese soldier who lid been captured the an buncement said Military spokesmen gave no ptails on the fighting in whicH e American soldiers had been lounded but said that three lashes north of Saigon Sunday Rd cost the guerrillas 54 dead jith no US losses reported I A 1 1 i e d war communiques the weekend listed several ghts around Saigon and in the war zone They said II Viet Cong and North ketnamese had died in the lajor engagements Two battles in the northern Contd on Page 10 Beacon Lodge Recognized HARRISBURG UPI This weeks legislative sessions should do much towards deter mining the length of the cur headed the Investigation of the rent General Assembly and if armed robbery assisted when the state employes by Mount Union Chief of Police wiu the Bfirllne Whitsel and State TroopMte they Carl Shoemaker 20 years of devoted service to the blind was recognized yesterday at the annual District Governors Day held at Beacon Lodge Camp for the Blind near Newton Hamilton Beacon Lodge one of the finest camps for the blind in the nation stands as a monument to the Lew istown man who has given the past two decades of his life in dedica ted service as coordinator of the facility Shoemaker now a patient in Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital was not present at the camp yesterday to hear the glowing tributes paid to him He was honored in abseiftia ers of the group went out for his speedy recovery from illness which hit him 10 days ago Lewis H Heading of Lewis town president of the Beacon Lodge board laudedShoemakers leadership In making the camp a model for others to follow Francis Poers of Harrisburg vice president of the board scribed Shoemaker as a most dedicated manand announced that the directors had voted to honor him with a gift which will enable him to fulfill an ambition TT to visit blind center in other world with the hope of of making Bea con Lodge still better All Lions clubs have been asked to join in the gift and enthusiastic support is indicated In 20 years Shoe maker has never had a vacation John J Wardle Beacon Lodge camp director spoke of Shoe maker as a great Inspiration at the camp His guidance dedica lion and volunteer service have been Invaluable and have contri buted greatly to the 20year course of constant progress that Beacon Lodge has enjoyed More than 1000 persons from all parts of Pennsylvania gather ed In the Beacon Lodge grove to honor Shoemaker and recognize the outstanding work of district governors during the past yearAs representatives oftSe 36000 Lions in the state the governors from 16 districts rec Contd on Contd on Page 11 2 Sunday Accidents Invest Telegrams Urge EMK Not To Resign itate Of imergency is Lifted YORK Pa UPI state emergency was lifted today fter four nights of calm in this ndustrial city torn by racial Disorders five previous nights I An 11 pm to 6 am curfew remained in effect however Gov Raymond P Shafer declared the state of emer lency officially ended as of 6 lm ordered Pennsylvania Na aonal Guard troops and state Klicemen to their home sta ions in othec cities The decision to end the emer ency came Saturday during a heeting of Mayor John L Sny er and state and local offi Kennedy Applauded And Mobbed At Church Sunday J w HYAJSNISPORT Mass UPI Cries of Were with you Ted greeted Sen Edward M Kennedy as he entered St Xavier Church here his third public appearance since the fatal accident last weekend which caused the drowning of pretty blonde secretary Miss Mary Jo Kopechne Kennedy accompanied by his pregnant wife Joan and two of Pondering Resignation his three children sat motionIn his dramatic television less in his pew Sunday as Msgr statement Friday night Kenne William Thomson read from the dy had said that his admission Epistle of St Paul of guilt to leaving the scene of No test has been sent you the fatal accident had caused that does not come to all men him to ponder the possibility of Moreover God keeps his promise He will not let you be tested beyond your strength He will give you with the test a way of emerging from it successfully and you may be able to endure it The Massachusetts Democrat was mobbed and applauded as he entered and emerged from the white clapboard church Four vehicles were damaged a total of in two Huntingdon area traffic accidents yesterday State Police said no person was Injured in the two smashups on Route 22 No person was injured in a Jf25a accident atSO of Route 22 and South Tenth In Smithfaeld State Police said Jerry Snyder 57 of 156S Kenmore Boulevard Akron Ohio was westbound operating a 1962 Pontiac coupe James E Jbffmaa Jr 16 of 1310 Mifflin Street Huntingdon also was westbound operating a 1966 Ford convertible Snyder was following Hoffman who attempted to make a right turn off Route 2 2 onto South Tenth The Snyder car rammed into the rear of the convertible onPageir 10 per cent pay demanding House Democratic leaders are determined to bring some of their tax increase the tax measures be defeated House Democratic Leader K Leroy Irvis has indicated the lawmakers will probably recess untilsometime In September In all probability such a move would mean the dead locked General Assembly will continue through the fall and possibly until the end of the year A favorable voteoh some or all of the tax package In contract might prompt the law makers toforegblthe August re cess and remain in session Confdon Page The special Investigating committee reached its verdict after a fourmonth study of the events before during and after capture of the American intelligence ship by North Korean patrol boats and aircraft on Jan 23 1968 The Navy board composed of officers recommended that the Pueblos skipper Cmdr Lloyd M Buchef and other members of the crew be court martialed on charges of allowing their ship to fall into the hands of the Communists Navy Secretary JcjJuv H Chafee on May 6 of this year overruled that recommendation as well as a recommendation from Adm Thomas H Moorer chief of naval operations that Contd on Page 11 THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy and mild with scattered showers and thund ershowers possibly heavy at times today High upper 70s to low 80s Variable cloud iness and not as warm with a few showers tonight Low upper 50s to low 60s Tues day partly High in 70s Wednesday oui loofc oupttlycunay and a warmer r m rr 1 from iexas lo Atlantic Ocean INSIDE THE NEWS One woman was fatally shot ad 38 persons were injured in violence which broke out July 17 with a teenage gang ght The National Guard was Jailed out last Tuesday Some 108 persons were ar fested during the period most Contd on Page 10 while thousands of telegrams continued to flood the Kennedy compound urging him not to resign Aim Landers 8 Classified Ads14 15 Comics13 Crossword15 Editorial 6 Obituaries2 Society Club12 Sports Through These Doors 16 resigning his US Senate seat Rene Page of Marshfield a regional supervisor of the Western Union Telegraph Co office In Hyannis said Sunday somewhere between 25000 and 30000 telegrams had been delivered to the compound since Saturday morning a figure he described as comparable to the number last summer urging Kennedy to seek the Democra tic presidential nomination In Boston Western Union Asst Operations Manager John Annand said Sunday Theyre still coming In pretty heavy but nothing like Friday night He estimated the number of wires addressed to Kennedy at either Hyannis Port or all being channelled through Hyannis at very roughly 35000 to 45000 and said extra help was still on duty trying to clear up a large backlog A Kennedy aide said on Contd on Page 11 Storms Flash Flooding Flash floods washed out roads and mud slides plagued North as heavy thundershowers continuedfrom Texas to the Atlantic Ocean today The Coast Guard dls patched a team of boats along Skies were generally clear for the Arkansas River swollen the rest of the nation today was marred in a Communist guerrillas attack on a US Air Base northeast of Bangkok Nixon flew here from Jakarta where he expressed confidence Indonesia was in good hands under President Suharto and left a pledge to cooperate fully in bringing about Indonesias rapid economic and social development Nixon previously visited the Philippines The Vietnam War and the Shockwaves it has produced In neighboring countries was the No 1 topic for Nixons Thailand He not only was discussing th e Communist threat to Thailand but was meeting with Gen Crelghton W Abrams the US military commander in Vietnam and Ellsworth Bunker the ambassa dor to Saigon Reports persisted that Nixon might take advantage of his Contd on Page 10 Elderly Sisters Hit Accident Victim Is Critical Two elderly sisters were in jured one critically last evening when their were struck by a car in their home town of Defiance Bird Rorabaugh 82 is listed in critical condition at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital with a possible fractured leg and other injuries She is still unconscious Her sister Jennie Rorabaugh 81 is being treated for a frac tured right shoulder and a frac tured right leg She is listed in Qontd on Page 5 few Isolated T l in the south Irets Inch to west A cold front moving down with rain and rough with winds except for a gusting to 60 miles an hour to thundershowers search for 12 men trying make Little Rock Ark on a from Canada sent some early OfRainfall homemade raft morning temperatures down Six inches of rain fell In a into the low 50s in the North hour period near Canadensis Central states Badly Hurt Missing Car Iriver Nahbed n 2 Charges State Police today announced he arrest of 20yearold Rodney Ihields 19 East Vandevander Itreet Mount Union as the re lull of a traffic accident in Walk Township eastof McConnells own on Thursday afternoon 1 Shields has been arrested for avlng thescene of an accident for larceny of a motor vehi The arrests followed an inves gallon of the accident in which 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Mali Contd on Page 5 Body Of Eighth Young Victim Is Found Fear Weighs Heavily Upon Those Living In Ann Arbor Scientists Excited Igneous Rock Found On Moon SPACE CENTER Houston first piece of the moon studied in detail has been identified as an igneous rock peppered with glasslined an exciting find which may help resolve some lunar myste ries An igneous rock is one formed by the cooling and solidification of a hot liquid or puttyllke material and the glassy pits may have resulted from the high speed Impact of tiny meteoroids while the rock lay exposed on the moons surface It was the first positive identification of a chunk of the moon and it was made Sunday one day after the opening of the HA i first of two boxes of rock Apollo Astronauts Are Relaxing samples brought back by the Apollo 11 astronauts Dr Elbert A King curator of the LRL said the rock was Contd on Page 10 Pa while Alexandria La reported nearly two inches of rain and Harrisburg and Allentown Pa and Nashville Tenn reported over iVz inches Two persons were killed Sunday in Senecaville Ohio when hit by lightning while putting up hay in a farm field The Coast Guard said the 12 men were reported missing at midnight Sunday They were attempting to follow the twisU ing Arkansas River to New Orleans La a distance of about 300 miles The Coast John Barton 33 Breezewood R D 1 a spectator at the Hess ton Speedway last night was ser iously hurt when he was hit by a wheel which came off one of the stock car racers Barton is a patient in the J boats were searchC Blair Memorial Hospital today in serious condition He suf fered multiple injuries It was Contd on Page 11 Guard said ing the river between Morrilton and Little Rock where the men had been scheduled to report at 2 pjn Sunday Huntingdon Borough got one inch of rainfall in several elec trical storms during the night the US Weather Bureau observ er said The am reading of the gauge was made while it was still raining and several hours later the borough was still get ting additional precipitation Yesterdays maximum temp erature reading in Huntingdon was 92 and the low last night was 66 The reading at ajn today was 68 Hitskip rains seemed to be the pattern in Huntingdon County yesterday with some areas get ting downpours while others got no rain at that particular hour At times high winds accompanied the sudden thunderstorms ANN ARBOR Mich Fear Is no stranger to the young women who attend the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Eastern Michigan University seven miles away in Ypsilanti They knew fear again today as the search went on for the killer who left Karen Sue Belneman facedown in a ditch by a leafy side road nude The discovery of her body was made Saturday night by a neighborhood couple Police revealed it Sunday morning hoping the killer would return He didnt Karen Sue Is the eighth of these in the last two years to die by violence in this land of academe cultured voices roll Ing hills and tall trees blotting out the moon while the rain falls Some Articles There Most of the bodies have been found after a night of rain as was Karen Sues Many of them appear to have been stripped of some special earring perhaps and Karens ears were pierced and empty Some of their clothing was piled neatly by their bodies In Karen Sues case Sheriff Douglas Harvey would only remark that there were some articles there in the grassy ravine where she was found a scant 7 feet from well traveled Huron River Drive just outside Ann Arbor He would elaborate The first to die was Mary Fleszar 19 Willis Mich an EMU accounting major whose body was found Aug 7 1967 In a rural area between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti The before Karen Marga ret Phillips 25 Coopersvllle Mich shot to death in her off Contd on Page 10 Theatre Film Tonight At Arts Center The time is 7 oclock and the place the new arts center build ing on East Penn Street Hunting don for the showing of a film Theatre in Your Community The film if sponsored by the Huntingdon Community Theatre and the public is Invited to atU end Contd on Page 11 Scientists Learning Crreat Deal About Moons Nature SPACE CENTER Houston UPI A week after twoApollo 11 astronauts lifted off its surface scientists today worked on a pair of important new finds about the nature of the moon While astronauts Neil A Armstrong Edwin E Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins relaxed in the commodious quarantine quarters of the Lunar Receiving Laboratory LRL In Houston tape recording everything they could recall from their flight scien tists said least oneof the dusty black rocks Armstrong and Aldrin brought back from their twohour walk on the lunar surface was by hot liquid or puttylike material which later cooled sizable tremors have been recorded on the moons surface since the astronauts set out a little moonquake meter during their walk including 14 in the last two dayswhich are believed to have been moonslldes and one believed to have been a five minute moonquake proving the moon Is hot dead Armstrong Aldrin and Collins spent more than six hours Sunday taping their recollec tions of their journey covering the flight equipment and the trip from the earth to the moon in two sessions They resumed today with the actual landing moonwalk and their return to earth still to be covered They were visited Sunday tor their families who talked to on PageTb ;