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Daily News (Newspaper) - March 20, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania Spring Due Snow Heads Eastward Today was the first day of spring and springlike weal her covered much of nation Snow was moving eastward however Spring showers and thunder showers raced across the J A ai1 U33 1HC r Midwest with a storm centered ncials today gave another urgent warning to Huntingdon Countians to be careful of outdoor Eager To Welcome Earlybird Spring The Daily News photographer was lookingfor signs of spring during yesterdays beauliful weather and what better place to look than a college campus This completely unposed picture was taken in front of Oiler Hall on the campus as sludenis took lo the outdoors for a bit of sun while hitting the books Spring officially arrives at pm today and you can count on a welcoming committee On the Juniata College campus in tihe middle of Iowa creating vigorous shower activity in the Mississippi area North and west of the Iowa storm snow fell in the colder air The rain and snow will move into the southern Great Lakes area on a rapid trek eastward South of Columbus Neb an ice lowland flooding along the Loup River and threatened to damage a Bur lington Railroad bridge Flobd waters flowed through a Colum tws city park Wednesday Flooding was also reported along the Big Blue and Wood Rivers and Turkey Creek as the runoff from melting snow in Nebraska stepped up In the Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday nearly inches of nawsnow fell of EastCentral Wyoming and three inches fell in northern Colorado Light snow also fell in the Dakotas and New England Continued On Page Sixteen THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AM MOUINT UNION PA THURSDAY MARCH 20 1969 NO 42 Talks To J By Red Attack On Saigon Warning Is Sounded By Negotiator PARIS Vietnam said today the Communists had mass ed for many divisions Mount Union Has Serions Brush Fire Mount Union firemen respond ed to an alarm at pm on Wednesday afternoon for a ser ious brush fire on the ridgeat the rear of the HarbisonWalk er Refractories Two pumpers squad truck and an ambulance were taken lo ciiivi nil aiuimiduue an attack on baigon scene Of ie fjre and implied that if the Thirteenfiremen under the di attack were carried of Fire Chief Fred B Ap pleby Jr fought the stubborn the Paris peace talks jeopardized The charge was Pham Dang Lam Vietnam would be made by the chiet Saigon negotiator in fhe face ol North Vietnamese claims the South Vielnamese army had been defeated and that lb would force the Ihiited Stales to keep its troops in South Vietnam indefinitely Many divisions of your soldiers are about to engage in a hopeless attack on Saigon ami neighboring areas Lam told the North Vietnamese If thai attack occurs it will surely be smashed and it will also cause heavy losses lo your side and1 ftiuch mourning to the people Therefore I call on your side not to proceed further on that costly adventure in order Continued On Page Two bring the fire under control Penelec poles in the area were slightly damaged Applcby cautioned area resi dents of the critical danger of brush and grass fires He urged cifizens to be extremely careful The chief noted the company has answered six alarms week for brush grass fires Williams Reports 1969 March Of Dimes Gets Generous Huntingdon Counti blaze for wo hours Staff Questions Mental Health Coroner Fired In Bizarre Gase LOS ANGELES UPI The charges Search For Next Of Km Is Continuing o Stale Trooper Joseph D Fair cloth of Huntingdon isLi BaJti nore today attempting to es ablish identity of a voman known as Miss An it voman K n o w n as Miss wouin Ol ieil1111 lodged against the man who handled the autopsy na Smith 48 who died instantlie of Britisil of Sen Robert F Kennedy were some of the V a gunshot wound of the paratroopers except lo stage most bizarre ever brought against a public afternoon in a sainsl Clav Townshin incident lnc cial Detailed in a 10page leller he accusations strongly sug gested Los Angeles County i j Indian pumps and walcr from iCoroner Thomas Noguchi 42 booster lanks were used lo suffered neurotic fantasies and Solid Waste 522 Topics Of Planners jn brief session last evening the county administrative offiHuntingdon County Planning rpr inn ilrioH rnnnrte thai needed psychiatric treatment Examples of erratic behavior catalogued by his staff and presented to his superiors by cer included reports that vjrvi i LHJ1OU1UII UUt I O 1 UrtUC Noguchi prayed for airplane plans to look into the needs crashes hat would bring glory regarding the disposal of solid and rennwn to the coroners waste in county communities and considered alternative pro posed routes for Route 522 to its 3 Vehicles In Wreck Three vehicles two cars and a Irucklractor were damaged in an accident yesterday on Route 22 in Morris Township three miles west of Alexandria No person was injured in the am crash Slate Police said Robert Pal fon 21 of 1150 Bower Road Pillsburgh was westbound on Route 22 driving a 1965 Ford Mustang sedan Patlon was tra velling aboul 45 mph when he came up behind a 1967 Pontiac sedan travelling between 10 and 15 mph The Ponliac was oper ated by William J Siekirka 20 of 922 Crown Avenue Scranlon Patton drove info the east bound lane lo overtake and pass the slowmoving Pontiac and in and renown office Strong Desire avmco m Noguchi expressed a strong linkage with Route 22 at Mount desire to perform autopsies on Union county officials still alive Nocuchi denied the charges the January appeal Reporting last evening to the executive board of Huntingdon County Chapter The National Foundation Williams noled that of he total came from the Mothers March which was directed by Mrs Thomas Speck of Mill Creek The 1969 total was more than greater fhan fhe amount contributed to the MOD in In addition fo fhe Mothers March the other sources of funds were Special gifts business labor corporate gifts and employes coin collectors mailers leen activi ties and other special events The Hon Joseph H Neff chapter chairman presided at the quarterly meeting held last evening at the courthouse and he lauded the work of Williams In the campaign John McClurig state repre Continued On Page Five Continued On Page Five Commission members made Union A letter was received from generally and specifically and his wife Hisako said he was a victim of racial discrimination but he was fired this week by the Los AngelesCounty Board Continued On Page Sixl THE WEATHER Mostly sunny and mild loday with a chance of showers or possibly thun dershowers developing by afternoon The high in the upper 60s and lower 70s Windy and turning colder with showers ending tonight The low in the low er 30s Cloudy windy and cold with a chance of snow flurries Friday The high in the upper 3fls Mostly cloudy and cold for Satur day April 3 Is BuckACup Day In Easter Seal Fund Midway point has been reached in the monthlong cam paign for funds to benefit the Huntingdon County Easter Seal Society but one of its big days is yet to conic Its BAC mean ing BuckACup and BraceA Onild or enjoy your coffee with purposeon April 3 Today is the officiail day to begin selling the little BAC but tons As you approach your fav orite restaurant for coffee break youl I see its lange window post ers and probably notice the waitresses wearing their own large buttons announcing the event For a twoweek period you may purchase a small BAC button and on Thursday April 3 you may drink all the coffee youwish FREE as long as you are wearing the special insignia This holds true for that favorite restaurant in your home town throughout the stale and across the country because April 3 is National Coffee Day For the past several years the National Restaurant Associ nia Restaurant Association campaign by donating their cof fee pn a designated day to all BAC button wearers Truck officers Continued On Six digging foxholes and polishing ewer puzzling Clay Township incident Miss Smith arrived in Sallillo rom Baltimore in 1956 and ame the housekeeper for an arrav of weapons they have Charles W Smouse 78 a to use snce storming ashore nerchant m a r i n e who residjWednesday ed on a farm just south of Sallil Six thousand natives kept a watchfuleye on Occasion Lillle is known of Miss Smilhsjally a firooper would share his past except that she had lived chocolate bar with one of the n Baltimore She and Smoiuselchildren associated with lew persons inj Webster likened Ihe British he area and confided in of the 15milelong I West Indies isle lo the Soviel bloc invasion of Czechoslovakia This is identically the same he said That is why T have said they have done a beastly Herburial is being delayed mtil every effort has been made lo locate any next of kin Smouse was buried Tuesday Broad Top Borough Council re questing guidance in Ihe matter of solid waste disposal as re flected in Pennsylvanias Solid Management Act Solid Wasle Act The act makes each munici pality responsible for the collec tion transportation processing and disposal of solid wastes within its boundaries and each municipality may draw up its needed ordinances as long as they are in conform an ce with rules and standards for the dis posal system as set up by the Continued On Page Two De Molays Mark Week The Huntingdon Chapter Or der of DeMiolay instituted on October 9 1954 is joining other units this week in marking the Golden Anniversary of the founding of the organization Monte Furry Huntingdon R D 2 is the master councilor of the Huntingdon unit is sponsored by the Huntingdon Comnvandery No 66 Knights Templar of Pennsylvania DeMolay Week officially open ed Sunday and to mark the ob servance the chapter members attended a special worship serv ice that day at the Stone Church of the Brethren Pastor Stewart B Kaufftnan was the speaker Order of DeMolay was started in 1919 and the proud history of Utt JVaUUHrJI lUhiauraiH rtSSOCl IIJTWJIjr Ul ation as well as the Pennsylvatne organization willbenoted at the chapters semi monthly iiid i I mil witrytrtsi tr AIIVSI j 11 j have supported the Easter Seal meeting at pjn March In addition to Furry the other Michael Faust JIuUK XdUok drivers and travelers of all types senior councilor John Brown can observe this event no matjunior councilor Ronald Myers Continued On Page Six State Library Education Building Pa 17186 County In Midst Of Fire Danger Area With no appreciable amount of rainfall in he offing Pennsylvania Forests and Waters of ires in view of the tinder dry condition of fields and woodlands Ralph Schmidt Rothrock Dis tricl forester noted that Hunt ingdon County stands in the mid die of he worst brush fire dan ger area in Pennsylvania Deadlines For Special Church Services Given Details concerning Palm Sunday Holy Week includ ing Good Friday and Eas ier worship services will be welcomed for publication by The Daily News Be cause of the large volume of news expected at this time it is necessary to establish a schedule of deadlines Churches in Huntingdon Mount Union and Saxton areas should submit re ports of forthcoming Palm Sunday and Holy Week services lo The Daily News not laler than Wednesday March 26 for publication on Saturday March 29 All other area churches should send details ahout Palm Sunday and Holy Week by Tuesday March 25 for publication on Friday March 28 Facts about Easier Sun day events should reach The Daily News by Wed nesday April 2 from Hunt ingdon Mount Union and Saxton churches and by Tuesday April 3 from ail other churches in he cir culation area These will be published on Friday April 4 and Saturday April 5 British Occupy Aiiguilla THE VALLEY Anguilla UPI British occupation roops rifles by their sides dined on C rations in the warm Caribbean sun today RebelPresident Ronald Webster vas now up fo God Schmidt said his department was called for five fires yester day including three alongthe Penn Central Railroad The Rothrock foresler said the situation is slill very critical in Huntingdon County He warn ed area residents not to start outdoor fires especially since the clays have been so dry and windy Continued On Page Five s Stolen Car Recovered In NYGly A 1965 Chevrolet Ohevelle Malibu Super Sport stolen in Huntingdon County early yes terday morning was found last night in New York City It was reported that Psychologist Says SirhanHas Paranoid Personality LOS ANGELES psychologist had testified Sir ban B Sirhan did not have Hie menial capacity lo premeditate lie murder of Sen Robert F Kennedy Dr Roderick Richardson on the witness stand waited for the next question from prosecut ing attorney David Fills Did you form an opinion then of what sort of person might havekilled the senator Fitls asked First Thing Yes he first thing that popped into my mind what hat he must be a paranoid personality You formed that judgment just from newspapers and radio and television Yes If you look through the history of assassins you will find that almost all of them end to he paranoid people I think almost every psychologist AWOL soldiers werein posses sion of the car at the time it was recovered The car belonged to Oarlton Benny Anderson 22 River Road Alexandria H D and it was stolen from in front of the Anderson home between midnight and am yester day New York City police called Huntingdon relatives of Ander son at 3 am today and report ed that the stolen vehicle had been recovered No other de tails were reported State Police had sent a 13 state alarm relative to the theft of the Anderson car and psychiatrist would reach lwoilhe same conclusion Then when you questioned him in his cell you went in with a preconceived opinion Continued On Page Sixteen of a successful visit of the Johns town Regional Blood Center mo bile unit in Huntingdon on Wed nesday Collected were 156 units of blood The springlike weather served as a boost to the volunteers who did not have to fight the ele WASHINGTON UPI Sen mellts Huntingdon said Ihe future of his country Everett R Dirksen R11I f f fe I collection Look place between 12 Dirksen Gels Petition Altoona Kiwanis Project 156 Units Of Blood Collected Huntingdon Kiwanians were responsible for the sponsorship received a petition by a MgJlCU Webstersaid the tiny islands 2500 residents of 6000 residents would not resist urging approval for a constilu 10 nr innrrh British tjonal amendment to permit e prayers in public schools Aides said the names of the Altoona petitioners received The soldiers were were among icaincr anrT rvnlishinn IUr rnrnj Continued On Page Six Continued On Page Six ally thousands signed to pcli lions in support of Ihe pro posed amendment which Dirk sen is sponsoring The senators resolution was and6 pm Originally 158 donors hatTbeen scheduled and of this total 28 were no shows Helping to push fhe total for the day well over the quota of 110 units were 33 walkins Seven persons were rejected for medical Rea sons and 20 were first time don ors indicating that new volun teers are faking an interest in supporting the blonrl program Eighty units were given as i ii uui in j ii LH1VI I M uj II MILD W t i C ii I V C 11 AS referred lo the Senate Judicil replacements by the following ary CommiUee which has not Mrs Ann G Ktinz Robert H Shaffer Harry R Davis Mrs Phyllis W Henry Victor G acted on it The Altoona pclition was de livered by James R Dinsel Michael E Trimble and Don ald P Corl Jr all officers of the Blair County Chapter of In King Mrs Jane Moore Martin G Kyper James F Henney Clarence E Forlney William Lighlner Mrs tfazel V Miller irie Blair UMinry Uliapicr 01 mi ncitei v miner ternational Christian Youth aiirijKermit M Rupert Jay VWalk Mrs Marian Slcvenson andjcr Mrs Knlhryn F Holland Mrs Ruth Cod their adult adWilliam Kepharl Joseph W Me visers Continued On Page Two His eyes kept closing and finally Jeff Blank a Juniata College senior gave up the fight and was soiind asleep when the Daily News photographer caught this natural spring pic yesterday afternoon The book indicates that Jeff had His Eyes Just Kept Closing more productive thoughts when he sat beneath a tree on Oiler Hall lawn section of the campus but the warm and gentie breezes were too difficult to resist ;