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Daily News (Newspaper) - March 27, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 643WHO or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library ion Building r Pa 17125 VOL 48 KINE rts cor HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA THURSDAY MARCH 27 1969 Phone 6434040 NO 43 Viet Cons Reject Secret Talks Offer Cx v To Life Ike Is Growing Weaker President WASHINGTON fPH mer President Dvisrht Di continues o srow weaker despite effons reverse the heart condition mat threatens his life doctors reported today i In a brief morning bulletin onj the 75yearold generals condi tion Brt2 Gen Frederic Hughes commander of Walter Reed Army Hospital said Gen Eisenhower continues to crow weaker Evidences of congestive heart faiure continue un charged Hughes said i Mrs Eisenhower remained at her husbands bedside j The morning medical bulletin i on Eisenhower said i Gen Eisenhower Power Dam Will Be Utilized Penelec Plans Park For Warrior Ridge DONALD G EVtRHART Everhart Will Head H B I A surprise iment of the Pennsylvaj nia Electric Companys jintention to develop a new recreation area in Huntingdon Count yj highlighted last nights hi 1th annual meeting of Huntingdon Business and Industry Inc N Gwynne Dorison president and chief executive officer of ihe public utility revealed tentative outline of the plans louring his keynote address bej I fore the HB I members and j guests at the Elks Home inj Huntingdon The idea calls for ihe ioca Donald G Everhart of Shar ion of a wateruse recreation to grow weaker He sleeps for on Heights Huntingdon along the Juniata River bej Sorxger periods but when awake president of Reeves Parvin andtween the Warrior Ridge Power j is lucid and sble to cormnuraCompany of Huntingdon was elStation of Peneiec and Shavers cate with members of the ecied president of the HuntingCreek I family and iasc evening with don Business and Industry Ia5 Peneiec has commissioned j President Nixon The evidences night Steve Heine to develop this ideaj of congestive heart failure xhe election of the slutiv now peneec could Continued On Page Two executve took Dipce 5t the plan isj organization m e e t i n e of ard if wms Pubhc board o directors followins thej Continued On Page Two Hth annual meeting of H ij Terrizsi If Speaker Fiie Police Are Praised At Bauqiiet Hih praisevas given to the Daring the past year Everhart served as first vice president or the organization He succeeds the retiring pres ident John B Brown of Hunt ingdon At the same session Wlllism E Swigsn o Taylor Loss In Fire In Eden Valley Loss is estimated todav at was selected asfS10000 in a blaze which de Years Of Progress N Gwynne Dodson left president and chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Electric Company gels the HB I Story from John B Brown president of Hunt ingdon Business and Industry prior to last nights llth an nual meeting ot the improvement organization part in making Huntingdon a executive secretary for ihe wholesome borough a place lnS year where citizen sre seeking to Brown served as chairman for do the greatest good for the the reorganization session greatest number j JL Tne speaker s ror T the office of president judge ex jOJlie Library pressed che beiaf that these un detpsid heroes are itG carrdns out this policy of the greatest gooi fo the greatest number Ln way possible Attorney Terrizzt quoted from the o incorporation count that the KiTntinedon Fire Continued On Pane Six Crippled Tne of trustees 5 blaze started narrowiy es Caped from the sixroom War riors Mark Tovnship house Tne aluminum covered frame structure located near Camp Kanesatake was tenanted by the Xorman Leeper Sr fam i2 when includes the parents six children Firemen from Tyrone and Warriors Mark battled the fire Warnings Given In South Cold Snap Takes Over After Snow Proposal Hit As Nixon Mannever Not Serious Act PARIS UPI The Viet Cong today of ficially rejected Saigons offer for direct secret palachian states and representajtalks which had been regarded by theallies as besi chance yef to achive peace in Vietnam asked Wednesday that Ihe Viet Cong spokesman said the proposal was a of the Nixon administration Tan Buu Kiem Appalacliia Extension Is Sought WASHINGTON UP The House Public Works Committee has been asked to continue the Aid to Appalachian Program for two more fiscal years Congressmen from leading Ap gram be renewed Meanwhile in the Senate John B Waters Jr of Tennesj leader of the Viet Coins see received confirmation asNational Liberation Fronl federal cochairman of the said the offer by Soutli palschian Regional Commission IVieUiamese President Ntjuvcn which operates the of Van Thieu tx hold secret federal grants and loans to re1 negotiations is not a serious juvenale ihe area act on the Arab Guns Roar William ROhio Joseph McDade RPa James Quitlen RTenn Tim Lee Carter RKy and Clar ence Miller ROhio represents the Slales to hold If the Uniied States really Diplomats Press Peace Initiative gunners hit Israeli wants to settle the el s Vietnam problem it must holdiisracli officjals said and Direct talks with the NLF which igllcdllas vowed and ln attack commercial Appalachian resrion in northeast jf organizer and leader ofjisracij ern Pennsylvania summoned up itle Soull Vietnamese people in planes Diplomats pressed their the views of the group He said iUielr struggle against US Deace initiative 1 urge tlie committee to he said new this program In my own Kiem said the South Vietna peace initiative We will escalate our aclivi ties against the enemy and congressional district and in thejmese proposal was warn in particular those tourists entire Commonwealth of Permj maneuver of the Nixon adminisi who use enemy airlines and sylvania it has been one projtration aimed at covering up its ships that from now on both gram which is an outstandingjpolicy of intensifying he war ofnaval vessels and planes will be tool for our work in building aggression in South Vietnam objects of our attack the and coping with public opinionjPopular Front for the Libera in the United States and of Palestine a commando world which is indignantlytorganization warned in Am condemning the United States man Jordan The front claimed credit for Continued On Page Six US Troops Grab Huge Rice Stores SAIGON UPI American troops patroling up and down South Vietnam have turned up1 enough hidden rice to feed a 12000man North Vietnamese division for a year military spokesmen said today i More than 1017 tons of rice have been captured by US Marines alone in South Viet nams far northwest corner just below the Demilitarized Zone war communiques said The Leathernecks were still digging In that same cache described as the biggest captured in the war the Marines have found 125000 pounds of TNT the for its intensification of the war and for the hampering of the progress of the Paris confer Continued On Page Two announcement said states The cache announcements Freezing temperatures tracked an early more than two hours bring5Pnng snowstorm across the United Jing it under control shortly bejcausing frost warnings in the South and dropaccompanicd war communiques ratures into the teens and 20s across disclosing 25 overnight guerrilla ost and Northeast rocket anrf mortar barrages into J allied camps and towns on thejinons its last two witnesses in the Sirhan murder Monday Is Deadline For Voter Signup The Huntingdon County Election Board issued a re minder today that Monday is the last day for new vot ers to register for the Pri mary Election on May 2fi It also will be the final day for registered voters to change their party affilia tion The boards office in the courthouse be open to morrow until 9 pm The hours on Saturday will be from am until noon and cm Monday the dead line day from am un til pm r I Continued On Page Six THE WEATHER Windy and cold with occa sional snnw flurries today High in 30s Mostly cloudy and cold with chance of a few flurries tnnighf Low in 20s Friday variable cloudi ness and cold High mid 3fls to mid 40s Outlook for Saturday Cloudy with chance of light snow attacks on Israeli airliners in Athens and Zurich in the last four months It issued the threat shortly after Jordanian authorities blamed Israel for killing 18 civilians and wounding 25 in an air raid on EsSall Wednesday Todays rocket assault on Israeli settlements near Beisan and Bet Zera and on a military patrol near KfarRuppin caused no casualties military sources said in Jerusalem They said Israeli forces returned the fire Continued On Page Six Cooper Will Rest Case Today Defense Calls Last Witnesses LOS ANGELES UPH The defense sum during these months of construction renovation A film oc dust covers books and furniture and temporarily many of the books are no available to the public i Staff members and volunteers iave moved sections oi the col1 Saturday Is Lily Day In Huntingdon Huntingdons Lily Day Is Sat lection to the new wing so that urday March 29 Sponsor of reading Detroit had dropped Jibe contractor ran compee the 1969 Easter Seal cam10 13 it was 21 in Chicago at v t work that must be done in paign event is the Huntingdon nesaPe 23 m Minneapo1 lmee stmovmg snowstorm which already had cleared Mount Union States and moved into Canada today left up to 10 inches of snow on the ground in some pans of the Midwest The cold air promptly moved into he void left by the storm Temperatures Drop By 2 am EST todav the 82 PintsOf Blood Given During Visit SfensS the today following a blistering prosecution sTvenlongrange rockets hujcrossexamination of a psychiatrist who testified the Marinessupply and young Arab was mentally incapable of pre ter base at Marble Mountainjineditating the murder of Robert F Kennedy oulside Da Nang early today but as in all other attacks damage and casualties were said to be light In two shellings of province capitals three South Vietna mese were killed and eight pKnionBounded at Due Long 102 miles 2 Oversized Mobile Homes In Sideswipe cu i j cii tiic iii iiiiii uauu uitrujucl o ctilJ c j JWIIG i l J ic adult with the extheir friend whom they enlist Somnern stale5 the day had been 85 Icereion of history and lite raas helpers will be selling therca the Miss Agness Koehler chair iture attractive little paper lilies Conanoed On Page Six man of fne bood ex If patroris request specific which have come to stand for t pressed her thanks not only to jtjiles the scan wili try to get the cause of the handicapped in INSIDE THE NEWS II flle donors but also to the the needed materials by the Cns eyes of the American pub following dy but they will not lie Continued Ot Page Ninej Continued On Pace Six Will Return To Work On April 14 Assembly Will Face Major Issues Following Recess INSIDE THE NEWS 11 many faithful volunteers who Ann Landers 5 jgave many hours of their valua Classified ble time to set up and carry Comics n out the various phases of the un Crossword Puzzle idertaking These are largely people who cannot donate blood but who be lieve strongv in the program the Central Highlands 20foot wide Route 22 Continued On Page Six Waterstreet onequarter of a Dr Bernard Diamond a university professor and inter nationally known psychiatrist became angry and evasive when the prosecution hit a I his professional diagnosis of Sirhan B Sirhan Deputy Dist Ally David Fitts until the bow witness went that even admitted hurt the jury Chief defense attorney Grant HARH1SBURG UPI The General Ashealed debate erupted In the sembly is on a twoweek vacation and whenchamber wilh leaders and members return April 14 they will find them member5 selves faced with a S25 billion budget and a record method of financing it Aside from the budget most of the controversial subject are before the Senate The House has cleared legislationtne umoreiia a Republicannew mandated programs withFriday March 28 at authorizing z teachers agreementPart ofout requiring an income tax orioclock in the Rockhill Republicans argued in gener ftat thev favored che maneu hike and S522 milion worth ofwhich aid to nonpublic schools isumated TheRockhill Elementary School of the Southern Hunting don County School system will jver to provde money for teachpresent the operetta Season of be roll call took place underers salary increases and other Happiness tomorrow evening cafe Society And Ciub News8 Spons 6 Sunday School Lesson 7 Pennsylvania Story 5 Aso much appreciated are the1 blow News of Yesteryear 3 Continued On Page Two Ray Hit Bv High Court Decision NASHVILLE Tenn Rockhill School Pupils Will Present Operetta has been conjanv other new tax Urban Democrats most oi Wednesday the lower cham supplied voles for whom voted to extend the 6 per torium to the legal grounds on which James Earl Ray was reported to be basing his bid for a new trial The high tribunal ruled Wednesday a convicted criminal cannot invalidate a prison sentence by alleging he pleaded guilty on the advice of his lawyer A top legal source said the ruling could fit the James mentary supervisor announcedEarl Ray case like a glove the operetta and the cast ofj characters which follows Elves Gregory Ott Allan Snair Glenwood Crotsley John Covert Douglas Book and David Booher King Winter James Booher Pupils from all grades at the Spring Rhonda school will be singing in the I Mother Nature Whitsel Marguerite her Is intent to finance saes lax bl11 in returr for j cent tax excused themselves operetta and there will be aJBeverlin Summer Patricia such programs by passing Dy tfie Republicanion grounds their area residents few novelty numbers Ergler Autumn Richard Stin i T CJ 1 11 t A f J l 1 1 Jt I The operetta written by Alan son Year Steven GatesDay I 1 t T Jlt1 Tfc T sending the Senate a bill Senate of a series ofj desperately need the programs acting the sixth per cent of theimeasures to relieve that the tax wili finance H LCI It Ut Ult state sales tax which MtuJdifnailCal pressures on Philadel drop back to 5 per cent July 1 without legislative action Heated Debate Erupts Tne vote was 15040 Tvith 81 There was no debate before Republicans and 69 Democrats the roll call but afterwards the Senate Educa tion Committee released to the floor a Housepassed bill mak ing S160 million available to in Continued On Page Ninej Campbell is being direcled by Mrs Mary Alathews the ele mentary music supervisor with the assistance of the Rock hill School faculty Richard L McKnight ele Randy Peterson Spirit of Christmas Vicki Rowe Sun Christine Covert Harvest Nancy Wagner Rainbow Kim Madden Herald Karen Ciar Continued On Page Nine waterstreet onequarter 01 said Sirhans case would mile west of Ihe intersection of lec ncjav Routes 22 and 350 j V Involved were two 12foot wide mobile homes travelling in op The state will call nne posite directions psychiatric witness and after Kenneth B u r k e t Jr 47closing arguments and Judge Sproui was eastbound at 2 pHerbert V Walkers charge to m while Richard B Baldwini the jury the 12weekold Iria 39 New Holland Pike Lancasishould be concluded next week ler was westbound Each Fitts was most telling when driver was operating 3 truckhe questioned Diamond about or hauling oversized loadsSirhan firing 400 or more shots trailer homes at a target range the afternoon There is a high bank on the before Kennedy was slain in the Continued On Page Six I Continued On Page Six But the admitted slayer of Dr Klartin Luther King Jr apparently is planning to attack his 99year sentence none theless A Memphis attorney LSD who also tried heroin t T rvin crt nlina nnrl T3 Girls Life May Hold Key To Death Of Four ANN ARBOR Mich here the fourth such murder Maralynn Skelton 16 according of a girl in less than two years to police was a drug user the second in a week in this she was 13 a high school dropout and a teenage tripper identified as Richard J Ryan tried to visit Ray Wednesday but was turned away by Tennessee State Prison authori ties who said he had not been officially retained by Ray Expects Return To Memphis cocaine mescaline and amphe tamines Maralynn according to her family underwent a personality change last fall became more distant had hippie friends and was frequently in debt Her A prisoner who was a ceil mother said she had no neighbor of Rays in the prison said on his release Wednesday Ray told him he didnt expect to be in prison very long James Powers said Ray indicat knowledge her daughter used drugs and gave her last Saturday to pay off her debts Maralynn was found mur dered and sexually abused Continued On Page Six JTuesday in a wooded area north area Search For Solution Police searched for a solution to the killings by unraveling the skein of the brief and eventful life of Maralynn Skellon She tried it all said Mrs Beverly Scannell a policewo man who met Miss Skellon at the request of Romulus High School officials The policewoman said Miss Skelton sold drugs to support her habit and furnished information to the police Various police agencies disagreed on the value Continued On Page Six ;