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Daily News (Newspaper) - March 15, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 5424641 VOL 48 mxt cum ru OOPT rary Building Pa 17126 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY MARCH 15 1969 Phone 6434O4O NO SB 2 Die Fire Loss In Clay Twp for May 20 Vott 381 File Petitions In County Three hundred eighty one pe titns have been filed by Hunt ingdon County candidates for ofJ fiee at the Primary Election io be held Tuesday May 20 Election board clerks complet ed a preliminary check of thej peiiiioas yesterday 35 the courtj house The iota includes 3W caiidff for borough and townshipj offices throe for countyvide pot siiions 24 for 5 c h o o 1 director posts and 14 for the office of justice of the peace under the new magisterial setup j In addition Judge R Merle Hefiner and Attorney Morris Mi Terriizi are seeking the office of president judge of the 20th Ju diria District Huntingdon i They filed petitions at Hsrrisburg UM Charge In 3 REV GLENN A EARNER Warriors Mark Greets New Pastor RedsShell 65 Towns And Cainps SAIGOX UPDTlie Commu nists marked the end of the third week of their winterspring offensive today with 65 spellings Of towns and allied jwaviest onenight bombard meni since the drives first day In addition military snokes jmen said Viet Cong and North Vietnamese uxiops slammed ground attacks into VS Ma rines below the Demilitarized Zone DMZ and into American soldiers guarding the ap proaches to Saigon Ten Marines died and 40 were wounded in throning back North Vietnamese soldiers who charged into their camp two miles south of the borderDMZ Twentythree iuerriita bodies on the battlefield Former Newion Hamilton pasj Friday ing morning and was comoleted Continued On Page Two Murder Suicide Arson Involved In Tragic Event Two persons died and properly worth over went up in flames in Clay Township yes terday afternoon in a tragic incident involving murder suicide and arson The rapid chain of events revolved around Charles W Smouse 77 a retired merchant seaman who killed his housekeeper and put the torch to a large barn and house before life with a shotgun blast in the chest The woman known as Miss A herm ath Of T ragic Incident t Shade Gap Woman Hurt In Mishap mints weeks agoThe hewbombardment Ore American nas taken over as pastor of the Newton Hamil ton United Methodist Charge for A Shade Gap woman is hossix years j pitsiized today as the result of For the past four years andi cartruck accident yesterdayfour months he was pastor at thenorth end of the Mount the Grace United Methodist j Union bridge over the Church in Williamspori t River he intersection of The Earners are the parents Routes 22 and 522 grown sons Gary who victim Thailand is an iiir Fnne iot mechanic hisj ughter Tammyf Continued On Page Ten I The crash Mary Snvaer 77 Shade Gap is in satisfactory condition iodayl Q at J C Blair Memorial Hosi THE WEATHER Partly cloudy and little change in temperature to day Few snow Hurries east portion ending by after noon High in the 50s In creasing cloudiness and cold tonight Low in the upper teens to Sunday mostly cloudy breezy and colder with scattered snow flurries High in 20s lew Fair and cold Monday pital She b being treated for a possible jaw fracture and conIn Central Pennsylvania District tasions of the chest Police State Police re port that F Simmers S3 Shade Gsp was iraralmg Dorth on Route 522 at 8 am Continued On Page Ten Guest Speaker County Is Tops In Deer Hunting reported wounded breaking shin miirripr anri in me cnarge held by the Rev the attack war communique P Wayne Yaple who was transisaid ferred to the WiJIianiiport areaj hamlet level where the The Key Mr Earner 15 a naOffemive has oroduced its mos ifjve ot Altoona and a memoir ir rw T T of the Simpson United Methodist Continued On Page Ten Church in that city He entered the ministry in 195S and served Blanket covers bodies of two persons Smouse and his housekeeper Anna Smith who died of shotgun blasts yesterday afterroon in a Clay Town Shotgun used in killings also is pictured Volunteer firemen pause after flames levelled nearby barn dwelling and all sutbuildings on property near Saltillo Decision Ends 53Day Honeymoon Nixon Regime Faces First Serious Test In Congress To Open Monday Soviet Bloc Summit Has Big Agenda WASHINGTON UPI President Nixons decision to so ahead with a limited antiballistic bisoma were summoned vester missile ABM system today produced the first day afternoon when smoke start serious congressional test of his young adminised to from the Smouse Anna Smith 48 died of a shot gun wound at the back of her left shoulder Her heart lungs and great vessels were hit by the shot The properly located on a knoll onequarter of a mile south of Saliillo was reduced to ash es in short order Smouse and his housekeeper a former resident of Baltimore lived secluded lives on the prop erty they associated with few persons and rarely had visitors Stale Police today are con ducting an investigation of the puzzling case which left two dead burned out stone founda tions and about 12 acres of blackened land Smouse facing eviction from theproperty on a writ of pos session was a native of Rid dlesburg but had resided in the Saltillo area much of his life since he was 18 His housekeeper came to the area about 1956 but little was known about her background ex cept that she had originally re sided in Baltimore Firemen from Saltillo and Or bisonia were summoned yesier tration A11 h o u gh key committee chairraen and most floor leaders backed him the grow ing nianber of ABM foes in the Senate opened up with both barrels bringing an end to the Presidents 53day Secret Peace Talks Are Likely BUDAPEST Pact leaders led by a s aociay man delegation from the Soviet with a Democrauc Union began arriving today Congress PARIS UPI Communist of the first floor of the ninenounced today under heavy security for Frank Church DldahojChinas land blockage of Soviet room twostory frame dwelling McChesney associate azri summit coherence on the Sinoi Hed Nixons war material destined for North were a raging inferno in minjculittral county asent is irn Soviet border conflict CzecnoiABM system a could lead Moscow to utes Flasher noted that four mediate nast nrosirfoJ nt Huntingdon County continues to be the jdeer hunting area in Central Pennsylvania 1Jje uuueaaj session starting j I Figures released by the Pennsylvania Game Monday wil be the first Soviet Commisstpn show that 4586 whitetails sumniit sHce the invasion I 4 o on r 11 i i Czechoslovakia Isst AU2 20 ducfts did smlerless aeer were bagged Toppins the list of subjects jaming the 1968 seasons in Huntingdon Countyjwili be 2 firefight jThe total is 10 more than the previous Russian snd Red j Chinese bonier troops in Siberia which killed 31 Soviet soldiers The commission noted that lit was the most violent in a three oteck bear were killed instringof in tre COlinLV in locc fhjsn i j Soviet border conflict CzechoABM system a multCbillionjVietnam could lead Moscow to otheri iollar boondoggle Sen Walter pressure Hanoi to accept secret Mondale DMinn called it a peace talks with the Allies Slovakia Berlin and crucial issues facing their ragic mistake that jvouldj allied sources said today The threeday session startingdrain money from programs to In his Washington mnzv iho Snviof Continued On Page Ten conference Friday President property but the entire place was a mass of flames when the first firefighting equipment rolled tip the to the hilltop property Saltillo Fire Chief L K Flash er said everything was afire at the same lime Apparently the barn fire was started first but the enlire basement and much Iii Cancer Drive ROGER MCCHESNEY Residential Chairman Appointed c Ptoger L McChesney Mifflui Sbreet Huntingdon has been appointed residential chair man for Huntingdon Borough for the im Cancer Crusade Clyde L Leighty president of oJl Ul Lhe Huntingdon County Unit American Cancer Society an utes Flasher noted that fours mediate past president of t outbuildings and the privy were Huntingdon Area Jaycees all blazing at the same time Seeing the smoke neighbors 25 Additional Blood Donors Are Needed An additional twertv Data Is Given For Special Registration The Huntingdon County announced 1 rcgis in Mount Union on Thurs day March 20 LII Rcgishation clerks will be tall winchministers and miiuary leaders at the Municipal Building on five rloIt i Attending Conference Statevnae Hunungaon Attending the conference will heads of state foreign Dr Calvert N Ellis presi deiit emeritus of Juniats Coi ing the March event are memtotalea jof the seven Warsaw Pact ibers oi the Kuntingdon Kivranisl Potter County Soviet Union jCtab ly the leading deer producer i Poland Bulgaria Romania Location for the collection out in front in all cateHuhgan Esst Germany i be the Community Center Hunters reported Czechoslovakia The W K 12 rioon 37S5 is the Commurast t andj land sntleriess deer in Potlam of NATO equivi the hours of 12 noon lege will be the guest speaker pm Friday March 21 at the New volunteers ss well as forj Continued On Page Ten i Continued On Page Ten Buddy Banquet oi the imer Mens Work of Middle nsrnlam the j L Keep me huncmscon Chaoter m tnci of Pennsylvania Cnurch igood sanding j of the Brethren The banquet Walkins be accepted duri will be held in the Tyrone the afternoon hours bjt the I Area High School Cafeteria be a better organj v ar en ar Sppointed time to visit the bood boys Dt Maale District are injcoJfection center to attend Continued On Page Ten that date from 4 to 9 pm At thai time area resi dents may register to vote in the May in Primary Election or they may change their party March 31 is the regis tration deadline his Washington newsstarted for the Smouse proper McChesney emphasized fiw importance of the educational phase of the Cancer Crusade Nixon said such secret talks outside the formal Vietnam peace conference eventually would be how a settlement to the war is found Soviet Foreign Trade Ministry sources in Moscow reported the Chinese had halted all land bound Russian shipments to North Vietnam at the Sino Soviet frontier following the border battle March 2 Could Force Pressure This the allied sources said could force the Soviets toj pressure North Vietnam into beginning secret peace talks something the Communists have refused to do since the formal negotiations began The Russians have a dual reason for the pressure an allied source said Firstly if Continued On Page Ten r 11 tut tjaiHJci OiUOaQC ty The first person there Rogwhich annual v conducts a com er Curfman of Saltillo iold State Continued On Page Two State Pays For Pupil Health Services Daily News Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG Health seri vices to pupils ii Huntingdon County schools cost S33gA33 in stats funds for the 196763 school i year according to the State Dei partment a Health Reinbursement in this amotra from state funds has bsen mace by the department to schoo districts in this counJ ty according to department of Services were provided mi three different ing costing 90530 medical and dental CM5 school districts from state funds are en a basis of 14 to per pupil in aver age daily membership in s school during the school year for rAjrsing services cents per pupil for rnedicarser vsces snd forty cents per pupii for dental services In cases where school dtsj tricts operate a special dental program approved by the dej partment payment up to JIOO per pupil is mace funds m this category Health services are provided pupils of parochial and nonprof it private schools x well as public scrawl pupils Payments from state finds for services to pupils outside public schools are made to schooi districts Continued On Page Ten from state De Molays To Atleiid Church Service Sunday A worship service marking the 50th anniversary of ths founding of DeMolay will be heJd tomorrow at am at the Stone Church of the Breth ren Pastor Stewart B Kauff man will be the speaker at the annual service Members of Huntingdon Chapter Order of DeMolay will DeMolay Week will be ob served beginning March 16 This years observance is gear ed to the Golden Anniversary of the order which was Founded in 1919 The Huntingdon Chap ter sponsored by Huntingdon Commandery No 65 Knights Templar of Pennsylvania was bined educational and fund rais ing cioisade in April Speaking of the educational program he said that its goal is to save more lives by eating people in the nature of canceiand in he ways hi which they may protect them selves against cancer There are three ways for people to protect themselves against cancer he said Have a medical checkup an nually no matter how good you feel 2 Avoid cigarette smok ing overexposure to sunlight and other known causes of can cer 3 Learn cancers warning Continued On Page Ten instituted Oct 9 Monte Furry Huntingdon R Sports D 2 is the master councilor ofj Old News the chapter Church Page INSIDE THE NEWS Albert M Rung fi Along TheJuniata Ann Landers Classified Ads Comics Crossword Puzzle Columnists Obituaries Society And Cllub News 8 8 9 7 9 6 2 5 4 6 3 Wildlife Week Sounds Warning About Habitat The Huntingdon County Federiwe must develop our land and ation of Sportsmens Clubs is water resources but in wayi Barn Garage Levelled In Fire Near Saltillo Burning debris and a blackened Hudson sedan mark the location of a large bank barn and a garage in Clay Township near Saltillo after i Friday afternoon incident which included murder suicide and arson Two persons died and property worth over went up in smokf See Story Abovt joining in a nationwide effort to Provide Habitat Place Where Wildlife Live This theme for the 1969 National Wildlife Week observance March 1622 will draw attention to the growing urgency to pro tect and provide natural areas that can support wildlife James Corcelius federation president is spearheading the observance in the Huntingdon area and he said today that we cannot keep using up our open spaces woodiots and water ar eas for subdivisions highways andshopping centers without losing wildlife which need natur al areas to survive Of course that do not destroy habitats Conservation officials are al armed by the heavy toll of habi tat areas from increased urban and suburban sprawl The na tions water areas may be thf most seriously damaged It has been estimated that more than 70 million acres of marshlands and estuaries over half of the countrys total acreage have been lost by draining dredging filling and pollution Reports in dicate this destruction is accel erating Wildlife Week will encour age people to protect wetlands Continued On Ten ;