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Daily News (Newspaper) - March 29, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED AM DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 ILY State Library EducationBuilding Harrlaburs Pa 17126 VOL 48 CKKTt COPT HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION SATURDAY MARCH 29 1969 Phone 6434040 NO SO Beloved Leader Huntingdon Servicet Are Lilted Churcfies Mark Special Sunday The distribution of palms will be a signifi cant feature of a number of services in Hunting don churches on Sunday morning Palm Sunday worship services will be marked by several con gregations with the administering of baptism and the reception of new members Most have scheduled special Mariner Is Heading For Mars PASADENA Calif With all its systems working veil Die Mariner 7 spacecraft sped toward Mars today to find out if the Red Planet has enough water to support life The irregular behavior of three of its systems Thursday has not been repeated We arent doing anything to the spacecraft this weekend a spokesman at the Je Propulsion Laboratorys Mission Control We are Everything leaving it is normal alone Things are functioning well He said studies now in progress should enable scien tists to find out Monday just what happened to the clover shaped spacecraft On Thursday data broadcast Continued On Page Ten services for Holy Week includ ing the observarce of commun ion on Maundy Thursday The following churches have listed special events Abbey Church Palm Sunday will be observed at the Abbey Reformed Church United Church of Christ with the distribution of palrns to all of the people worshipping in the morning serviee The pastors message will be based upon the triumphant ride of Jesus into Jerusalem and the entire congregation will join the choir in singing The Palms Special music will be present ed by the Chancel Choir under the direction of Herbert Willi ams In the evening the pastor the Rev Luther G Heist Jr will complete the Lenten series of discussions based upon the theme The Church in the World A preparatory service for Holy Communion will be held in the church Wednesday evening at oclock and the traditional communion around The Tables Continued On Page Ten Commigtioners Meet Mount Union Churches Plan Riles Services Given For Palm Sunday PalmSunday will be observed with colorful and impressive rites inchiuches in the Mount Union area and throughout the Christian marking the triumphant entry of Christ Jerusalem Distribution of 3County Program Approved Tentative approval has been given to the TriCounty Slenta Health and Mental Retardation Programs plan of operation fo the fiscal year July 1 to June 30 1970 The tricounty agencys board met in Huntingdon on Thursday evening with Gordon W Haver stock of Huntingdon serving a president pro tempore Hayerstock chairman of the Huntingdon County Commission ers announced the tricount boards action yesterday when the county group held its week ly meeting at the courthouse He noted that Dr Dortori administrator for the program presented the plan of operation She must prepare a budget for submission to the Continued On Page Two Reds Finish Fifth Week Of Drive SAIGON and North Vietnamese Cong troops wrapped up the fifth week of their nationwide offensive today with 15 rocket and mortar barrages into cities and allied fewest in at least a week Military spokesmen reporting the shellings said overall losses weie light The targets included the air base at Bien Hoa 15 miles north of Saigon from where warplanes scramble toj support Saigonarea troops in battle In 109degree heat troopers of the US 5lh Infantry Division fought foxhole to foxhole in the second day of battle below the reported a total of 191 palms in a number of churches will usher in the last seven days of Lent Holy week will conclude wills I oilPOlf Tc the glorious resurrection of I J3 Christ on Easter morning rp The following churches have I OlllOllt planned special services in servance of Palm Sunday ic Something for everyone is First United Methodist Church the way John C Monti guest The Palm Sundav at the Huntingdon a m be presented this evening at 8 The minister the Rev in the Southern Hunting man L Marden will deliver the don County High School auditor message entitled Prisoners ofjium To On Page Two participating will be greetings by Fred G Angle supervising INSIDE THE NEWS Albert M Rung 6 Along The Juniata 10 Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads 9 Comics 7 Crossword Puzzle 9 Obituaries 2 Society And Club News 5 principal of SHC schools Host director Verino J Dan spokesmen said 40 rs and 7900 tons of jarlillery shells had been thrown American soldiers whose losses were given as 14 killed and 77 wounded in two days A Saigon battle six miles from downtown flared for 2Vi hours just after noon Friday Continued On Page Two Mass Grave Is Uncovered In Vietnam HUE Vietnam Hun dreds of peasants Friday dug up a grisly reminder of the 1968 Tel the bodies of 67 relatives executed with hands tied behind their backs The victims decomposed beyond recognition were discov Man of of Peace State Funeral Will Conclude At Kansas Home WASHINGTON UPI For the third time in this decade the nation mourned today one of its presidents Dwight David Eisenhower its be loved and gallant leader in war and peace The remains of the 3th president were to rennse in Ol I shade Gap Firemen To Open Drive were to repnse in Bethlehem Chapel of the Washington National Cathedral at 11 am EST starting a state funeral lasting through Wednes day when Eisenhower will be aid to rest at his boyhood home n Kansas sprawling plains The tired heart 78year old general of the Army finally iprankle Exhibit Aoiu In 24th Season Easter Display To Be Colorful The colorfUl Easter display at the home of VIr and Mrs Ray C Sprankle Sr of Alexandria s being arranged for the 24thseason And the 969 productign to be aV ever Raycroft NOW Mrs Sprankle notes that On Turnpike District Staff The Rev Robert Raycroft of Trial Will Resume On Tuesday LOS ANGELES prosecutions chief psychiatrist in the Sirhan murder trial believes the young Arab preme ditated of Sen he staff of the Turnpike Dis rict Planning and Develop ment Commission as human re ources specialist Raycroft formerly irector for the Broad ea Service Development Center had been sening as as istant director of the Bedford Fulton Huntingdon TriCounty 3AA In 1958 he was named presi ent of the Broad Top Chamber f Commerce and has been ac the kilFing staled he feets thecgas chamber is too severe a penally mis notes cnai Dr Seymour Pollack a What started oul to be just an professor of psychiatry at the added attraction for our little University of Southern Califor nia told the jury Friday Sirhan B Sirhan was mentally ill but also said his motives were political The key to life or death sentence for Sirhan lies largely in whether the jury can be convinced he meaningfully and maturely planned Kennedys assassination Is Paranoid Pollack believes he had that pm EST a long series of jave out at Friday after 0 illnesses dating back to his first heart attack in 1955 toward the end of his first term He had 3een in Walter Reed Army Medical Center since May His wife Mamie and their son John were nearby when the end came Surviving Chief Executives Eisenhowers death left Harry S Truman his immediate predecessor and Lyndon B Johnson the Senate leader of ihe opposition during most of nis administration as the nations only surviving former chief executives On Sunday Eisenhowers re mains will be moved by hearse o a point at 16th Street and Constitution Avenue within view of the South Portico of the White House where he resided from 1953 to There the casket will be fastened on a horsedrawn caisson for the funeral cortege at standard step to the Capitol Continued On Page Two daughters birthday still contin ues to delight many other chil dren of all ages From that original threefoot i lie j vc v JuJUci L rieiy vi Oil UI vm VIIQL igmni llll lobertsdale has been named to Coloradoblue spruce tree dec rr h Q foni rlnvnn orated with a few dozen colored egg shells the display has grown fo include a tree of huse proportions which requires hun dreds of colored egg shells to programadorn its branches from lop to Top bottom Ike Given By World WASHINGTON UPI The people he led and the people he served today mourned Dwighl David Eisenhower an undimi nished man in life and an undying spirit in death The soldier the statesman the president These were remembered of Eisenhowers 78 years Also the grin Lhe taste of victory on VE Day the dreawil direct the band in the ered in trenches running playing of The National Anthem j through an uninhabited expanse using the Fillmore arrangement of sandv f a Hands 10 miles east Then John C Monti director I T6 of music Altoona Area Public Schools conductor of the Altoom of Hue Province officials said may be buried na Campus Penn State Sym phonic Band and the ROTC Mil itary Band will lake over the he has More than 1000 civilians were never accounted for after the battle of Hue said Col Le Van Pham province chief of Continued On Page Two we in its industrial developflower beds potted lent project at Saxton an iniblooms baskets of miifw ustrial park under the project sprays of roses baskets of ros rouacK believes ne had that 1 Through the years along with ability BuL the psychiatrist also haW of the 50s TTI i ii Jfl WOldS WlOUght Of S01TOW and respect they paid their tributes For a quarter of a century he spoke with a moral authority seldom equalled in American public life it always seemed to me that two qualities stood out above all in both his public the original Easter tree addi tional attractions have been in cluded until it is no longer just an Easter tree but rather a co lorful display New items appeared such an additional evergreen shrubs tulip title of Operation Survival In his new post Raycroft succeeds Kenneth W Salem who has been promoted to the position of economistplanner with the Turnpike District The new human resources specialist is a 1949 graduate of Juniata College where he re ceived a bachelor of science degree He holds a bachelor ol theology from Bethany Semi nary Chicago which he earned in 1952 es window b ated with the use of painted egg Monday after Easter wrote in a preliminary report that he is a paranoid and should not be sentenced to death The trial was in recess until being a day of mourning for former Pres ident Eisenhower Pollack will be on the stand probably two more days It is now considered likely the case and his private life One was an will not go to the jury until thetunwavering sense of duty the shells Every by Mrs shell is Sprankle Continued On Page Ten Tonights The Night For Festival Trumpeting the news of the Huntingdon County Band Festival public concert this evening at a oclock at Southern Huntingdon High are left to right cometists Dixie Blair Junjafa Valley Drrcas Hoffman Southern Krouse Mount Union andSteve Corbin Huntingdon The sun was really turned on for the 1969 festival as augured by SHC art teacher Richard Cummins in the welcoming sign in the school lobby Incidentally art teacher Cummins was a for mer bass player for Verina Dandrea host director just about every color Using a small brush and weatherproof paints imagination and a stea dy hand the egg shell comes alive with a pretty solid color or design While a few guests have been horrified that Mrs Sprankle has wasted so many eggs their hor ror turned to laughter when they learn that those colorful decorations were empty egg shells Most of the shells have been The defense had a rough time handpainted Friday as witnesses tore into and includes Continued On Page Ten other was that whatever he did he did because he believed it wras right Continued On Page Two The Shade Gap Area Fire Companys annual fund drive opens next Tuesday April 1 and continues through May 31 The goal for the twomonth ap peal will be 3000 Funds raised in the campaign will be used Lo pay on the firs house debt and for fire fight ing equipment Company President Charles H Williams has named as co chairmen of the drive Harold Book Blairs Mills R D first vice president and Loy Pyles Neelyton second vice presi dent Coin cards will be available for those desiring them Con tributions also will be accepted on a onecall basis Residents of the en lire area served by company will be canvassed for funds and a generous response is needed if the Fire company is to continue to progress The company at present has a GMC lupressuure pumper and a 1955 Ford V800 hipres sure high volume pumper Each of these pumpers hauls 450 gallons of water The Pennsylvania Depart ment of and Waters also has leased to the Gap firemen a 1957 tank truck with a 900gallon capacity The unit is complete with fire rakes Indian portable pumps and other equipment for use in fighting grass brush and for est fires Public support is needed if this equipment is to be kept in a good state of repair ready for any emergency A receipt will be given in every case where a donation is made in the fund drive I THE WEATHER Cold wave warning to night Windy and turning colder with light rain chang ing to snhw flurries this morning Falling tempera fures forlay Mostly cloudy windy and much colder with chance of snow flurries lo nighf Low 10 to near 20 Sunday parlly cloudy win dy and cold High in 20s Monday variable cloudiness and continued cold with chance of snow flurries Third hi Concert Association Series Love Is Blue Orchestra Plays At Oiler April 10 Paul Mauriat whose lop sin recording of Love Is Blue os o e ses ave een gleaned from Mrs Sprankles headed pop record charts f nrm Itf limit fVm Ilnifnrl Cf of ac tnf Continued On Page Two Councilmeii At Mount Union Hear Pool Plan Mount Union Borough council men met last night for an in Formal session to discuss possi ble plans for a less expensive swimming pool for the commu nity John F Strangarity of the Herbert Associates Inc of Har risburg thoroughly reviewed the specifications of the proposed community pool bids which were rejected fay council at the regular March session Strangarity proposed a 5600 square font pool with bathhouse and including contract contin gency engineering and legal fees at a total cost of He recommended council put theTcontracts out for bid in Sep tember of 1969 with completion date set at May 15 1970 Coun cil however took no action on the proposal presented by Continued On Page Two throughout the United Stales for seven consecutive weeks in 1968 will be the third guest artist to appear under he auspices of the Huntingdon Concert Associa tion this season Mauriat will bring his 30piece orchestra to Oiler Hall on Thurs day April 10 as part of a 15day major concert lour arranged by Leverett Wright Concert Man agement Inc Mauriat records for Philips Records out of Chi cago Over 2000000 Mauriats Love Is Blue sin gle sold more than two million copies anr pushed a relatively unknown French conductor ar ranger composer into the hit records limelight The success of the instrument al single was coupled with the popularity of an LP Blooming Hits which was certified by the Record Industry Association of America as aGod LP Mauriat actually started in music at the age of four His fate was prede termined His father was a mu sician descended from gener ations of professional classical On Page Ten GUEST ARTIST PAUL MAURIAT ;