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Daily News (Newspaper) - March 25, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania y Pieces State Library Education Building Harriaburg Pa 17126 In Viet War Puzzle Bitter Fighting Rages Iii Tiny Asian Country j Vietnamese soldiers in four battles one of them within a mile of the city limits Backed by American war planes artillery and helicopter gunships the South Vietnamese soldiers reported defeating the Reds in the battles southwest forsouth and northwest of town JThe guerrilla shelling caused theilight damage and casualties werc supporting Military spokesmen said US SA1GOM flightsjoffensive could continue B52 bombers battered i many months ommunist infiltration routes American sources said iward Saigon today amidconlmunists sports the US command 0 heir offensivefrom asfh Infantry Division wldiers ftight President Nixon s gojstring of a dozen bases just j pairoling 75 miles southwest of For rams against CommuHnside neighboring CambodiaI Saigon had clashed twice a camps in Cambodia from US attacks Most ofMonday with Viet Cong on the e infiltration begins tfe guerrilla threat to Saigonj Continued On Pace Three i In the ground war Viet Cpiigjstems from these Cambodian id North Vietnamese soldiersbivouacs the northern province The B52s today as in every ipital of Quang Ngai andiday dropped their 20ton US Actually Dropping More Bombs In Vietnam WASHINGTON UPI The United States is dropping more tons of bombs in the Vietnam War than It did before a halt Jm ihe bombing of North Vietnam was ordered Nov 1 an analysis of Pentagon statistics showed today Since a conservative estimate indicates that at least half the January air bomb consumption i THE WEATHER bombs were fomieriv targeted North Vietnam this could n ught allied defenders on threebomblosds on these Cambodian des of the city Monday infiltration routes west day The defenders reporiedsouthwest northwest and north 8 guerrillas slain against light Of Ssigon They also hit Sied losses iCommunist hideouts threatening The Communists pushed theirKontum City in the Central itionwide offensive into its 3st Highlands war reports said sy with 25 barrages into South At Quang Xgai 300 miles j ieinamese cities and alliednorth of Saigon on the seacoasi ihtary camps In Da Nansthe Communists lobbed eight i arine commander Lt Gen mortar shells inio Ihe cityj oben E Cushman Jr ssid theiovernight and battled South Windy and mild with oc casional rain today High upper 4fts to mid Windy and turning colder with rain changing 10 snow flur ries late tonight Low in Wednesday mostly cloudy breezy and colder with scattered snow flur ries likely High upper 30s to mid Ws Partly cloudy and warmer Thursdav per spring and has onlv mean bombing in since Vietnam or neighboring a mMMh bv or both has sharply enci re 196S The increase reflected in Except in terms of total Defense Secretary Melvin the bombing increase Lairds revised budge pinpointed for two week wnen he said Actual re consumption of air munitions isjmajl reab01u now running at about 129000 The tombing in Laos which tons per month including the j borders Vietnam for more than hiijbor nurnofir of B52 TT major portion ot tin HO Ufn Has Been Declining jMinh has awys been Former Defense Secretary under tacit agreement with the Clark M Clifford said in Laotian government and no figures whatever are available available statistics for South Vietnam showed the number of bombing sorties flights has not increased but because there is no breakdown as to the types of plane used the statistics do not show increased use of R52 bombers each carrying up o 15 tons of bombs Lajni left uncertain a ques tion aj to how much of ihe increase could be attributed to more extensive use of the B52s In one place he said We have actually beenflying the current high rate of B52 sorties since March 1968 Pentagon sources however said tie did not mean to indicate Reds Believe Nixon Has Only Two Real Choices PARIS Communist ne gotiators in the Vietnam talks said today President Nixons current review of the war has given him two to escalate the fighting or to begin pulling out US troops Nixons weekend meetings has received no new Instruc tions from Washington indicat ing a change in the Nixon administrations policy Niton in his first two months in office has adhered closely to that the rate of last March j Nixon to a point of decision ilie continued without a decline ithe etxi of 196S Vietnam policies of Lrmer Johnson with the AmericanambaTsador Nixon hiee weeks ago to Saigon Ellsworth Bunker Hie Communists of an and with the deputy US if Vietnam commander Gen An drew Goodpaster lias brought Easier Finery WASHINGTON Nixon wore her UPI Pat appropriate response if offensive continued in Vietnam Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky of Sou tit Viefjiam pushed for a to Communists said resumption in the bombing of With ihe guerrillas promising to push heir nationwide r j f maIW ave on the battlefield untn allied oounteroffereaves fln American troops arc withdrawninomced ln me M the President has but tmjlJW response Jo the offensive new Eastern to escalate or to begin outfit Monday It was a robins pulling out and settle the war in esg blue suit with a lined skirt Paris they said i short jacket and blue and white US officials said i chiffon scarf j negotiator Henry Cabot Coinciding with his review of e war in Washington Nixon chief has sent his adviser to Lodge Continued On Page Three THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA TUESDAY 3LARCH 25 1969 NO 46 Promoted 14 Support Orders Get Quick Action 196970 Calendar Adopted Prospects for a busy day inj Huntingdon Counly Court vanj ished yesterday when defend ants made a lastminute rushi Juniata Valley Eyes New Term Fur Cancer Society Crusade KickOff Dinner Held Volunteers in the 1969 Can Juniata Valley School directors last eveninglcer Crusade for the Huntingdon to pay up their delinquent action on a number of items relating to thejCounty Unit of the American pori orders 196970 school term Census enumerators Cancer Societr took a lourney contempt casestentatively chosen tax exonerations moved a kickff were listed by the Probation school calendar accented and a resolution ihe Elks Home in Hunting Deoanmeni tor action at tne c r don JMonday session However only seeking the expedition of implementing Act Caabrese a carcer vic iooe case actually reached the prior to May ol of this year Census enumerators have Volant Man Held For Foster Murder s r FIBHT chosen for the most part RONALD L HOLLAND Fiber glas Fills Cost Control Job talking stage in court Judse R Merle Heffner sided at the session and directfor various municipalities of ed trial bench warrants be District Fij sued for three defendants who nsl confirmation is expected plans tor squaring up their shedwith a letter of introduc coums in the near future Onejon bv the administration case is being iranserred to anfor identification when they be oiher county In two cases sigjn making their calls forts ro locate trie defendants board passed on requests have failed and another case is for tax exonerations granting j being continued Jail bu five two of which will be L Holland nas oeen Aiiornev Newton Cconsidered o n 1 y after the seek amea coatro manager oc A Hoiing parties submit the proper be Hundngdoa plant presented the Calendar Jaad fcrmeny w Arthur Q Board approved the 195970 a the succeeds DaVM reirion school calendar which calk for who has reaan JlV p S inservice days Sept 21 Id Announcement rf 5na Dooala P Oct 10 Feb 20 and June 4J as madtodav bv luvenle ontcer Ban wU b m 3J and Shul2 were with two days scheduled for Holland fsrsl sppearance in court Thanksgiving vacation Christ overaiLsu1ce appotmea to tneirmas vacation from December 24 al r positicns January 2 Easter vacation March 27to 30 and the itim now serving on the board o directors of the Pennsylvania Division gave a moving ad dress by taking hislisteners on a journey in which he envisioned two million volunteers at work on the societys program of re isearch education and service He pictured people working on educational programs distribut ing literature showing educa itional films and presenting anti jsmoking programs in schools and clubs j Tne speaker went on to point lout on his journey ihe many lofher services performed by the j society volunteers and profes Jsionals He completed hi imaginary trip by paying tribute to the Cited For Lone Service coniro runcaon OSCAR C BARKMAN Supervising Principal To Mrs Maude Goss area captain for the Cancer Crusade house to house crusaders to In Barree Township for more than 25 years received a he rhinesUme Sword of Hope pin for her dedicated service The presentation was made last night by Ray Calabrese a member of the Pennsylvania Division Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society He was a speaker at last nights kickoff dinner A Lawrence County man is behind bars in Huntingdon County Jail today charged with nurder in the death of Wallace Robert Foster 49yearold Waterstreet service station atten dant Arrest of Samuel Lee Reed 20 Volant R D 3 on charges of murder robbery burglary and larceny was announced at am today by District At orney Newton C Taylor The announcement came min utes after Reeds arrest and ar raignment before Justice ofthe aeace Mary Lightner of Arden leim It will be recalled that poster was severely beaten on the head Ihc early morning of Jan 12 while working at the allnight Mike Devore Gulf Service1 Sta tion at Waterstreet Foster died 27 days later on Feb 8 at Conemaugh Valley Hospital after being listed as very critical for many days He never regained conscious ness Reeds arrest today came 73 days after Foster was given a severe beating a ITWinch piece of steel rod used to reinforce Continued On Page Two lunaasdoa piant an occur nve in the a H amors Marx Deoanment in is remarried and has four the board approved a resolu tion seeking the Pennsylvania Boards Association to Junista Vales chief school money for the societys program i but also distribute lifesaving litj erature to all homes Arrangements for the dinner were made by the Rev Clar69 Are ence H Rosenberger and Ar thur R Neary Sr The program opened with the jinvocation by the Rev Edward S Gobrecht w i i h Rev Rosen berger presiding Larry Miller field representa tive of the Pennsylvania Divi introduced and de beginning to iane College made in finding cures he is unable to work because o and groups to expedite the imterm Isst evenirg before the different types of Students Still Push Protests At pm Thursday March 27 at the Huntingdon Communi ty Center Davd McNitt Barron a Lewistown attorney will ad dress the League of Women Vot ers of Huntingdon Barron was a delegate to the 196768 Perm A 7 pm to 7 am curfew imposed Saturdayisylvania Constitutional Conven Attorney To Address League He n o t e d strides thatirernajned in effect today at mostlv Negro Tarknn Tpnn Mnt of in jacKson lenn or tn stu He will speak on the upcom quesljon of merit dents arrested during earlier violence of judges Kindergarten Registration Is Scheduled become ef oecome broke up the fight TOKYO JUPnA slender will be in efiect youns Vietnamese girl who is aconstruction ot their budgets half ieaaher Drjncioal5 brack shot with a rifle is the P chief school administrator darline oi the Viet Cong the Proved presented and the Dills Tne ia Vietnam paid as presented It identii Personael Items n Tni Rimi In personnel action Fred Rei far and said she had kiled hn lie Huntingdon Area Eemen Amencans using 21 bulleU I Continued On Page Two rf arrangements have been injured to cars were demolished i Monday afternoon in an acci shppeo Route in jaii At the University of Wiscon sins Milwaukee campus a 10 mJnuie brawl 50 and 150 black and white students broke out in a snack bar area known as The Pit Police Sale Of BAG Coffee Day Emblems Good It will soon be Thursday Ap The question of how judges should be chosen for the bench has been of concern in Pennsyl vania and throughout the coun try since colonial times Various answers have been tried and of ten changed Executive appointment parti At Malverne fXY senior ril 3 Huntingdon County Easjsan election nonpartisan elec Continued On Page Two tary Schools be conducted according to ihe following sched Vigorous Thernpy Used On General ule Apnl 8 wqiiam Smith AcrO 9 Snithfieid Juniata SchoolApril 10 Woodcock Vall lev 11 BradyHen1 dersxi iil Creek School Ap ri AMarata School April j 15 Jackson Miller School Tne hours fee registration j be Irani am to noon and lM 10 pm at each Ikes Physicians Not Optimistic school SuptjBAC BuckACup and BraceA Jo notinvarious sources of apsniashup JamfsJ CamPte button piicants that a vacancv will ex Nelson R Banks 18 more olack studies and 1st in the supervising principals Creek Star Rou te was eastjftacners office at Juniata Vallev bound at pm operating a Students Sit In The board accepted his res ignation with regret and then tempted to slow his car by brak stood to give him a brief ova Continued On Page Three WASHINGTON UPI 500 Customers President today the conges Without Power eakened heart while Khool their child wai stervd are uon nis aireaay weaKenea nei t wme j Qr 3 y HOUlS urged to register on the appointaoctorn struggled to get enough oxygenennchedj A w ea date to insure proper pupilblood flowing through his body west of Huntingdon were without 1956 Chevrolet sedan He at About 50 black gtudents at the Lewis Towers campus of Loyola ing because of slowmoving traf fic ahead of him Wnen he ap ods may all be found in use somewhere in the nation today Reports of the participating Most states have switched restaurants at the midpoint oftneir responses to this vexed the little BAC emblem sale areiquestion at least once good Waitresses are working hard to win prize and are plied his brakes his car started Rev James F Maguire to id o the wet hihwa wd University in Chicago sat in atjhaving fun doing it Several es the office of the president the tablishments had to ob tain more red and white but lo skid on the wet highway his decision refusing the right front ran off the main them the use of a house for an portion of the roadway onto the AfroAmerican Center berm In attempting to bring when told the Rev Mr tons Chairmen for the various ar eas have noted the following changes or additions to their the car back onto the roadMaguire was in California ajlists Banks lost control and the carjstudent spokesman was granted Dan Whitsel added a new par t Failure to take care Monday nignf that Eisenhower For the moment at Icasi1 oi iiLS most important matver doctors treating the P1 creaas a hardship both for the fivestar general at Walter ReedjP Sfhoo and parent in terms o an Army Medical Center offered efiicient procedure sign of optimism to indicate It is to be noted that al parlEfsenhower was overcoming to counteract nts so registering their children latest heart affliction Saiurday electricity for hoxirs eariv to15 n snon Penn Electric substation at The outage started at im and the senice was restored slid diagonally across Hie highpermission to call him on the the north berm In telephone The student Donald Continued On Page Two way jfour heart attacks and highrisk ditton history surgery su his arier in the day the doctors Banks car hit the left front of westbound 1961 Chevrolet sedan operated by Terry William Kurtz 19 Huntingdon RD 2 The Kurtz car went out of con trol following the impact and in clockwise skid and con direction for car was damaged the Kurtz car was The stale both certafihospitalization Marly a yearisaid Eisenhower had grown Waterstreet Sou th Alexandamaged Police said cwtifi On Three ago i progressively weaker A medical statement issued Continued OB Page Three dria parts of Hartslog Valley cars were damaged their full Continued On Page Three lvalue INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 5 Classified Ads 9 Comics 1 Crossword Puzzle 9 News of Yesteryear10 ticipant in the Mount Union area the ShirleyAyr GoodEat ing Restaurant Girls there are excited about the sale of BAG buttons to brace a child Grant Nier noted that the printed list of restaurants die not inciude the Korner Room in Huntingdon They are sellinj buttons actively Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 10 Society And Club News 8 Society And Club News 8 4 Spring Musical 10 In the early years of this cen Continued On Page Two Defendant Is Acquitted By Judge Heffner Judge R Merle Heffner hand ed down a decision late yester day afternoon in which he found Mrs Hazel Schneider 48 of 1007 Mount Vernon Avenue Huntingdon not guilty of as sault arid battery The costs to be paid by the county The nonjury trial closed last Friday afternoon Mrs Schneider was alleged to Also noted was the reversal of have assaulted Miss Roxie L two place on the original list McCaffertys Lunch in Hunting don and Stricklers in Mount Union both active participants sure to slop and see the Continued On Page Two Calhoun of 1009 Mount Vemon Avenue Smithf ield in an incident that occurred Aug 1 1967 in front of the home the alleged victim Continued On Page Two ;