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Daily News (Newspaper) - June 5, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Strto Libary J Crashes Into Mountain 79 Aboard Are Killed THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY JUNE 5 1969 NO 108 At Todays Session In Paris Selected Reds Are Given Stern Warning PARIS United States today warned nisi delegates to the Paris Vietnam talks that it will not withdraw unconditionally from South Vietnam All Leads Are Being Cheeked XJ UPI A state police official seeking the knifeTrie Iding murderer of tiro coeds expressed pessimism at the results of investigators thai entered their fourth day today Lt James Brennan said Wednesday night the chief piece of evidence appeared to be an elaborate mans wrist watch found near the girls bodies And he said he has not ruled out as suspects rwo young men who were irith the girls from 2 am to 4 am last Friday They across tie street the morning the girls left their rooming house in Ocean City on a trip to one girls home in Camp Hill Pa which was never completed The todies of Susan Davis 19 of Camp Hill and Elizabeth Perry 19 ce Excelsior Minn both daughters of prominent Contd en Page 2 At the same time chief US negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge told the 20th formal negotiating session of the talks that the United States had no rigid formula for withdrawal of the North Vietnamese Lodge firmly repeated the US pledge to pull out American troops and asked North Vietnamese and Viet Cong negotiators point blank Are North Vietnamese forces prepared to withdraw from South Vietnam We have no rigid formula for the withdrawal of nonSouth Vietnamese North Vietna mese forces the US negoti ator said We are interested in results And the results must be that the North Vietnamese as well as US and allied forces withdraw from South Viet nam Lodge sought clarification from the Communist side on its views of the military withdra wal issue and the future political settlement in South Vietnam to see whether bar gains could be struck on the basis of Communist and allied peace plans Both the US and South Vietnamese peace plans reject unilateral allied troop withdra Ccnfd on Page 2 Into Collision Of Two Warships US Australia To Hold Joint Probe PEAJU HARBOR UPl The U S and Australian govern ments worked out plans today for a joint investigation of a colli sion between two warships of their nations which killed 74 Americans DOTTIE THOMAS Senior At SHC Named Fire Queen Miss Dottie Thomas IS of Saltillo Sias been selected as the Three Springs Volunteer Fire Companys queen for 196 and will represent the company inthe Miss Huntingdon County Fire Queen festivities at the annual convention of the Huntingdon County Firemens Association July 5 i Shade Gap Uss Thomas will be a senior this all at Southern Huntingdon County High School Dottie wio has blonde hair and brown eyes is enrolled in the business cur riculum A daughter of r and Mrs Roy Thomas Er of SItillo she Choose West Planners Tour Two 522 Routes Members of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission met Wednesday afternoon at to tour the area in which section 11 Route 522 is to be constructed either to the east of present 522 between ShirJeysburg and Mount Union or to the west of the pre sent route Attending were planning com mission members Hiram PRey nolds David K Goodman William R Shaffer Harry Gensi more Edward Harry James Love Horace Ross Francis Kemp planning consultant Step hen Heine and County Commis sioner James Dlcosimo Prior to the tour of the pro posed alternate routes Heine reported that negotiations for beginning final design on the were nearly completed The decision of the two navies to study the disaster together followed two somewhat differing versions of what occurred before the two vessels rammed during maneuvers near Vietnam Tuesday The impact sent the forward part of the US ship to the bottom of the sea The Australian Navy Ministry had said earlier the carrier Melbourne ordered the US destroyer Frank E Evans to change course Reports re ceived here by Pacific Fleet headquarters from survivors of the collision indicated crewmen aboard the Evans received no warning of the impending crash The two governments origin ally announced Tuesday they would conduct separate inqui ries but the Pentagon said Wednesday the Australian navy had accepted the US proposal for a joint preliminary investi gation Abandons Plans At the same time the Defense Department said it was Trying To Find Place For Landing MONTERREY Mexico UPI Mexican jetliner skimming the rainswept Sierra Madre for a place to land crashed atop a 6000 foot peak Wednesday and burned killing all 79 persons aboard including tennis great Rafael Osuna A helicopter pilot who returned from the crash site 20 miles northwest of Monterrey with five airline officials described the scene Everyone is dead The bodies are so mangled it will be very difficult or impossible to identify everyone Everything is burned The plane crashed into a part of the Sierra Madre known as M on Mountains The range is lush with vegetation that can be seen for miles Smashes Into Wall A Mexican official who flew over the crash site said the plane smashed into a 500foot high sheer vertical wall We saw nothing but a big black blob with smoke coming out of it the official said Small fragments of aluminum were scattered over the site I dont believe a single body is intact The official said a crew of specially trained mountain climbers arrived from Mexico City at pm EOT Wednesday and left immediate ly for the crash site The rescue team made their first attempt to scale the peak early today but a spokesman said the first bodies probably would not be brought down until tonight The team apparently planned to load the bodies into baskets Contd on Page 12 LiteABike Drive Opens The annual LiteABike campaign sponsored by the Mount Union Area Jaycees and Blue Jimiata Post 5754 Veterans of Foreign Wars was conducted last night at Municipal Park Mount Union Little Mary Jo Kumpf had reflector tape placed on her bicycle by chairman Archie McCardle kneeling and John Kallnowskl adjutant of UnlonUnlon Veterans of Rorelgn Wars This project will be conducted tonight at Allenport Newton Hamilton and Kisller June 8 9 Opening Dates For Pool Playgrounds Area youngsters can look forward toa heralded by the opening of the Huntingdon Borough pool and playgrounds at Blairs Field West End Smitlifield BradyHenderson and Wood cock Valley on June 8 and 9 Pledge Tied To March Of Difference Peiielec Is Giving To Jimiata A plecge CE S15OCO to Juniaia College from the Pennsylvania Electric Company was announced here today by Presicent Johr X Scsuner the being done by the staff of the is a majorette and a member of highways department itself the Rocket band As a member The interesting point is that of the chorus she was chosjn work on the segment IS going to sing in the Goldtones a selahead despite the fact that the eci group of nine grls who sing project has been removed from at special functions Md recently the states sixyear highways 1m aroeared on WHUX provemems plan which in effect Dottie was in the rpusical Bye Bye Birrfie which was presented by the music department and participated in the junior class play Man Overboard She atuwds the Saltillo United Methodist Church Her hobbies The design is to be engineered by a consulting firm rather than At O rllisnil inRQclillill Fire Hall means it is not possible to fund Contd on Page 12 Firemen Hold Open House On Saturday 80 Donate Blood In Mount Union Ninetyone Mount Union area residents presented themselves on Wednesday June 4 to give 80 pints of blood during the visit of the Red Cross bloodmobile from the Johnstown Regional Cen ter Miss Agness Koehler chair man of the blood visits noted that two eighteenyearolds Judy Radle and Ben Harman cele brated their graduation from high school by giving blood for the first time She suggests that other young people secure their par ents consent to start becoming donors at the next bloodmobile One hundred one persons were scheduled to appear Of these 64 kept their appointments and there were 27 walkins Three were firsttime donors and 21 people made replacements Contd on Page 12 Penelec officials tied utilitys pledge to Juniatas the new Juniaia College Center Margin of Difference cam will be located paign and to recognition of both I am thankful the Juniata the important role of private president said for those things colleges in higher education and which add strength to our com the mutual interest of Penelec munity and to the college Cer and Juraata ir the economic and tainly all that we do is intended cultural development of this re to be beneficial to this community INSIDE THE NEWS gion President Stauffer expressed of which we are a part Eastern Penelecs Eastern Division his deep gratitude for the gift Manager Frank W Womer Jr1 ajjd said It will be used in the Huntingdon District Manager building a Ellis Kail where Contd on Page 12 Ann Landers3 Classified Ads14 i 15 Comics13 Crossword15 News of Yesteryear 6 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club8 Sports Suridav School Lesson 7 Little League Baseball Week Is Set Aside Huntingdon Mayor M H Mike DeForrest has pro claimed June 914 as Little Lea gue Baseball Week in the borough Little League baseball is cele brating Us 30th anniversary and circuits around the nation are joining in the observance Wayne Mateer is president of the Huntingdon Little League which is comprised of eight teams With 15 boys on each squad a total of 120 youths from ages nine through twelve parti cipate in the program Originally set aside in Pre sidential proclamation by the late Presidents Dwight D Eisenhower and John F Kennedy Little Lea gue SVeek calls for national at tention to the Little League move ment as a wholesome beneficial experience carried on in the pub lic interest for boys throughout the world Local communities conduct special events during this period to highlight the activities of the program and to encourage support and interest The annual observance serves to reaffirm the dedication 01 thousjids of men and women Contd on Pages Much hard work time and effort by thacitizeas of the Orbisonia Rockhill area will culminate Saturday June 7 when an open house will be held at me OrbisoniaRockhill Volunteer Fire Company Besldes the mentioned hall from 2 to 8 pm firsttime donors was Wendell On display will be the erenHv nrniirprf 1QK3 pariiiiar i i L New members of the one gal ecenuyacqiirea iabt oadillac SlD000 the new kitchen equip ambulance and the newlyequipraent includes refrigerator ped complete stainless steel stove steam table electric dish kitchen at Us fire hall washer deep fryer potato The pool and playgrounds will be supervised until August 23 when they will close for the sum mer Most of the personnel forces will be manned by area college students home for the summer Hours for the swimming pool which opens Sunday will be to pm The bor ough playgrounds will be super vised from 9 am until 12 noon 1 to 4 pm and 5 to 8 pjn Monday through Friday Sup ervision will be provided at the Woodcock Valley and Brady Henderson playgrounds from 9 am to 12 noon and 1 to 5 pjn on weekdajs while the play ground at Smithfield will be supervised from 9 am until 12 noon Monday through Friday Children attending the play grounds are asked to register their names on the opening day to facilitate planning for mer activities by the playground personnel The availability and time of swimming lessons for beginners at the pool will be announced at Contd on Page 12 The work involved in obtain peeler new dishes flatware ing these two items was done kitchen utensils tables and by members of the fire company chairs for the dining hall and its ladies auxiliary It is With the new provisions estimated that the addition of the spokesmen for the organizations ambulance and the facility to estimate the facilities are sui serve banquets will immeasurficient to serve 200persons com abjy improve the fire conpanys fortably service to residents of tne area The fire hall located at the Purchases at a cost of over Contd on Page 12 Ion club were Mrs Dorothy Ad ams Mrs Geraldine Dull and William Longwell Walkins for the day were Lenora Gaislor Helen Lightner Geraldine Dull Jay W Richard Jack Everhart Dorothy Adams Sandra Grove L B Welch Judy Radle James S Kooken R Rob ert McCoy Louise DeMario Es sie Vaughn Charles J Fields Rosemary Daschbach Robert Contd on Page 12 THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy windy and warmer today with scattered thundershowers High in the mid 60s to mid 70s Variable cloudiness and cool tonight Low in the upper 40s and low 50s Partly cloudy and mild Friday High mid 60s to mid 70s Outlook for Saturday continued partly cloudy and mild College Campaign Gets Pledge Eastfm Division Manager Frank W Jr present a S5 jOOO Pennsylvania EUctrir Company pledge o Dr John N Etauffcr president Juniata College The pledge is tied to JCs Mareain of Diferenoe campaien PencUc District Manappr Robert E Mpntzer is srovrn n the right Dedication Of Library Is October 8 A luncheon will be held Wed nesday October 3 In the Elks Home In Huntingdon In connect ion with the formal dedication program for the remodeled and expanded Huntingdon County Lib rary Harold B Brumbaugh chair man of the dedication committee today announced the date A series of activities are being planned for the week to coincide with the dedication event Spearheaded Twin Boroughs Fire Company Effort Spearheading the effort by OrbisoniaRockhill Volunteer Fire men and members of the fire companys ladies auxiliary to obtain a kitchen and dining area to service the twin boroughs and to purchase an ambulance for the fire company were left to right Mrs Marjorie Greenwood auxiliary president Mrs Peterson auxiliary vice president RonaldRoweassistant tire chief Clyde Freeman vice pruszdent and trustee Max Ewing assistant fire chief and treasurer L B Welch seere tary Richard Ashman fire chief and president of the company John Ewtig chairman of the building fund The new banquet facilities will adequately serve some 200 people ;