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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 3, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library Education Building Har Pa 17126 THE DAILY NEWS VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA SATURDAY MAY 3 1969 NO 80 Nixon Outlines Plans For Attack On Smut Mail Gelling Data On Recreation Christopher A Rohm director of recreation at Sunbury explains some of his duties to the members of the Huntingdon League of Women Voters Among the attentive audience at the annual spring luncheon Friday were this trio seated past president Mrs Kenneth Crosby standing at the left is Mrs Richard Langdon who presided at the program and Mrs James Hunt chairman of the recreation study for the past year 028 County Students Being Transported School Busing Presents Growing Costly Problem Detour Relief In Sight At a special meeting of Hun tingdon area industrial nel Highways Department Dis trict 9 Engineer Thomas Golan tino announced that relief from the traffic problems caused by the Route 26 detour at Hunting don Is In sight Colantino stated that an order is being processed to create a oneway exit west from the down town sector through town and across the old field Bridge The oneway will 1 adjoin the work on the access project for the new bridge inSmithfield Township for a two block section west from the junc tion of Ridge Road and Penn sylvania Avenue REMINDER The district engineer re minded motorists that exit is meant strictly for the ease ment of local traffic west and that the road surface will dew finitely not be adequate to carry ContM on Page 2 lileman Is iuilty On Charges A Saltillo man 28yearold Lee Hilemao was con cted on two charges and ac uitted of another by a jury yes jrday in Huntingdon County Cri inal Court After deliberating about ours the voir dire panel re iirned verdicts finding Hlleman uilty of forgery and receiving olen goods He was found not uilty of the charge of larceny Before the case went to the nry Judge R Merle Heffner rdered a directed verdict of cquittal on the charge of bur lary Hilemans trial was the only ne heard at this weeks session court it opened on Monday fternoon with the start of the election of the jury It took early eight hours to pick the ight women and four men who erved on the panel along with ne male and one female alter ate The Commonwealth alleged dat Hileman an electrician ole a leather wallet and some ank checks from the office of ugene B Ellinger Huntingdon uilding contractor in Smith eld Township The wallet was found in a 967 Ford convertible which was CContd on Page 2 Daily News Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG As in the case of school districts through out the state the problem of to and from school is a growing anrf costlyone for school districts of Hunt ingdon County For example 7028 pupils In to and from school via school bus during the current school as compared with 6798 a year earlier according to an indepth statewide study by the State De partment of Public Instruction But its also costing cllmblmg from during the past school year to a projected for the current school year Huntingdon County School children who must ride the bus are doing so in 99 school only three of which are classi fied as districtowned with the remaining 96 buses contracted for by individual school districts within the county Just how modern are these buses used in the transportation of school children in the county Of the 09 buses operating in the county 77 are classified in the holding 12 or more category of which 39 were manufactured between 196468 33 between 195963 and five before 1959 Interesting perhaps is the fact that all of the 7028 Huntingdon County pupils being bused to and from school attend public schools in the pupils in ele mentary schools and 3319 in se condary schools as compared with 3455 and 3343 a year How does Huntingdon County compare with the rest of the Mill Creek To Get New Post Office The Post Office Department is seeking competitive bids to build and lease the new post office at Mill Creek Postmas ter General Winton M Blount announced today Competitive bidding encour ages the most attractive and ec onomical offer to the govern ment Blount noted This will help the department to improve postal service while keeping ex penditures low he added Under the lease construction program the site located within borough limits not more than one block off US Route 22 will be assigned to the successful bidder who will control the pro perty construct the building to department specifications and lease it to the department for a basic period of five years and options of 15 years The land and building will remain on local tax rolls The building will contain 864 square feet The departments capital in vestment will be limited sub stantially to postal equipment Contd on Page 2 27 Friends Help Little Mary Ann Neighbors of the Tom Gates family are helping their little daughter Mary Ann in her battle for normal childhood in a way that cant be measured in mone tary terms These are the patterners who take turns in helping Mrs Gates with the program of rehabilitation for Mary Ann who suffered brain damage at birth Under the direction of Dr Eugene Spitz of the Crozer Chester Medical Center Mary Ann is patterned from am to 12 noon two periods of five minutes each every half This is a program which aims to reteach the brain to send motor signals normally develop ed from infancy and Is done by special manipulations of the arms legs and head of a patient by three persons Mary Ann quickly learned the names of all her patterners which were put on individual ConPd on Page 2 Contd on Page 2 anlic HighSpeed Drama Comes To Close ExConvict Ambushed And Slain In SixHour Chase BRYAN Tex UPT Robert Samuel Dent sprawled in a pool f blood outside a white frame house where he thought he would ee his children His wife of one year Ila Faye sat in a lawn chair with a loodspattered white washing nachine between her and her usbands body She wept 1 dont know why they were o desperate said Texas ighway Patrolman Kenneth 3rone 27 handcuffed but nharmed by the couple They aid they had nothing to live or He said he wouldnt be aken alive and she did too It was the final scene Friday a frantic highspeed drama hat began 200 miles away with traffic violation and ended in eath after the couple kid apped Crone and led hundreds f police officers on a sixhour hase Spent Time In Prisons Dent 22 who had spent time in both Texas and Louisiana prisons died about an hour and a half after police shot him from ambush Ila Fay 21 was captured unharmed and taken to a Bryan jail The spree started when Port Arthur police tried to stop Dent for a traffic violation about 2 am The couple evaded the officers and fled on foot into heavy woods near Anahuac Tex Crone went to a farm house to investigate a report that two persons had been beaten by hitchhikers and wanted to go to the hospital When I went into the kitchen Dent held a pistol on me and took mine away It wasnt good but they didnt treat me badly Crone said He threatened to shoot me several times Dent and his wife forced Crone into the patrolmans car Contd on page 2 US Convoy Ambushed Near Saigon 2 Copters Crash 12 Marines Die PUC Hearing To Be Held At Elks Home Congress To Get Setup On Monday The Public Utility Commis sion hearing on Fullington Auto Bus Companys application to SAIGON UPI American infantrymen tanks planes and provide group and party charter artillery overwhelmed a Communist unit northwest of Saigon bus service in the HuntingdOB and killed 28 troops U S spokesmen said today Far to the area will be held at the Elks north two American helicopters collided In the air killing 12 Home on Perm Street on Tuesday S Marines Centennial Convention Scheduled Communists ambushed a UjS convoy near Saigon killing two Gls and wounding 11 before planes and tanks drove off the attackers US spokesmen said a CH46 Sea Knight helicopter carry ing Marines collided with a smaller Army UH1 Huey helicopter over an airstrip 22 miles west of Dong Ha 400 May 6 starting at 10 am Originally it was announced that the hearing would be held In the courthouse However the courtroom and all second floor rooms will be used for the criminal court ses sion which will be in full swing on Tuesday Judge R Merle Heffner discus sed the matter with the Hunt ington County Commissioners yesterday and Chairman Gordon miles northeast of Saigon The smaller Army craft W arranged to have crashed without casualties A Century of Christian Service is the appropriate theme for the 1969 annual Huntingdon spokesmen said County Sunday School convention a rf which is slated for Saturday 2gth infantry Division attacked 7 a Communist force 30 miles Representatives of the county northwest of Saigon Friday association today revealed that Twentyeight Communists died details are being outlined for the and flve American were wound 100th anniversary of the Sunday m a battlej m in air the hearing Home held at the Elks To Harrisburg School organization in the area whlch toe AUles strikes helicopter gunships and artillery support More armored units rein Contd on Page 2 O 1 O HI HS 1111 f will be the Stone Church of the Brethren in Huntingdon with three sessions slated Regis tration wtll begin at am One of the key features will be a display of items depicting the history of the past one hundred years in the church life of Hun tingdon County Ghurches v having tiemslo fe displayed are to take these artl cles to the Stone Church on convention day A representa tive of the county board will be on hand to arrange and explain the persons were Injured historical items hospitalized and twovehicles Speaking in the morning ses were damaged a total of sion will be Albert Rung of accident Friday afternoon Petersburg RD well known his orl Route 26 at the Hesston inter torian of the Juniata Valley section One of the cars was He will relate the history of Hundemolished tingdon County churches All of the injured are listed The afternoon message will be in satisfactory condition today delivered by the general at the J C Blair Memorial secretary of the State Sunday Hospital They are School Association B McGlain Charles Giornesto 75 of 907 Cochran Mifflin Street Huntingdon lac Main speaker in the evening eration of forehead possible rib will be Ralph Z Ebersole dlrecfracture abrasions and contus tor of camping for the Church of ions of body Hospital Robert W Carper 48 Hunt ingdon critically burned in a fire one week ago was transferred to the Harrisburg General Hospi tals burns unit today The trip by ambulance started at 9 am from the J C Blair Memorial Hospital where Car per has been in critical condi tionsince hewas adm Wed early last Sunday morning Carper suffered second and third degree burns of 40 per cent of his body last Saturday night when his four room home in Contd on Page 2 WASHINGTON UPI For the second week in a row President Nixon has announced details of a major attack on crime His target this time Smut In the malls In his message to be delivered to Congress Monday Nixon proposed the sending of offensive sex materials to any person under 18 the sending of advertising designed to appeal to a prurient interest in sex any person to give bis name to the postmaster to be placed on a master list of names to whom sexoriented advertising could not be mailed Backs Up Laws He proposed backing up the new laws with stiff fines and years in prison and a fine for first offense A fortnight ago Nixon an nounced details of an attack on organized crime especially gambling He said the Justice Department was studying the possible use of antitrust laws against gambling interests In his message to Congress announced at the White House Friday Nixon said American homes are being bombarded with the largest volume of sex oriented mall in history Most of it Is unsolicited unwanted and deeply offensiveto those who receive it Nixon saidduring the last nine months there have been 140000 letters of protest Mothers and fathers by the Contd on Page 5 the Brethren Contd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS THE WEATHER Sunny and warm today High in mid 70s to low 80s Partly cloudy with a chance of scat tered showers Saturday night and Sunday Low Saturday night In the 50s High Sunday in the mid 60s to low 70s Donors Are Needed Donors for the Wednesday May 21 visit of the bloodmobile from the Johnstown Regional Blood Center to the Huntingdon County Center are currently being sought by the Frank P Hommon Post No 24 American Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary the solicitation com mittees are Chester Peterson and Mrs Carey Glasglow A spokesman for the don Chapter of the American Red Cross today noted the imp ortance of reaching the assigned quota Soon the Johnstown Region will enter the doldrum period of blood production often referred to as the summer During summer many persons eager for vacations forget about the vital programs such as blood collection which are as neces sary during warm weather as in other months of the year Since patients are in constant need of blood the blood program cannot wait till vacationers return to resume their donations of blood If you must be outoftown seek a competent replacement one who is willing to give so much that others might enjoy good health Red Cross is a participating agency of United Fund Ann Landers Albert Rung Along the Juniata Church Page Classified Ads Comics 10 6 6 7 3 11 9 Crossword 11 News of Yesteryear 6 Obituaries2 Society Club News 8 Janet M Morningstar 17 Huntingdon RD 1 back injury and abrasions and contusions of the body Lyla Taylor 16 Petersburg fractured left collarbone minor lacerations abrasions and con tusions of body State Police said Miss Morn ingstar was traveling west on Legislative Route 31037 in Penn Township operating a 1963 Ply mouth sedan Giornesto was northbound on Route 26 at pm driving a 1969 Dodge sedan Miss Morningstar planned to cross Route 26 at the intersection 33 miles south of McConnells Contd on Page 2 New Special Care Unit In Operation Close to the time when the above picture was taken the first patient was admitted to the intensive and coronary care or special care unit of the J C Blair Memorial Hospital This unit is a temporary four bed area located just off the main first floor corridor between private floor C and the laboratory The purpose of the unit is to provide continuous Intensive observation monitoring and specialized medical and nursing care to the patient NEVER ALONE A principal feature of the new unit is the fact that no patient is ever alone due to the pres ence of specially trained nurses and highly sophisticated electri cal monitoring and warning sys tems Nurses who staff the unit par ticipate in an ongoing training program at Altoona General Hos pital conducted under the aus pices of the Siisquehanna Valley Regional Medical Program Each bed in the unit Is equipped with a bedside cardiac monitor which displays an image of the electrical impulses throughout the patients heart These pictures can appear simultane ously on the bedside monitor itself and on a similar monitor ing screen at the central nurses station WARNING SYSTEM The bedside monitors are also equipped with warning deviqes Contd on Page 2 Blair Hospital Intensive Care Unit Realized Looking at one dream come true contributors to the newly opened Intensive and coronary care unit at J C Blair Memorial Hospital review the results of their combined financial efforts F rom left to right they are Joseph H Neff National Foundation Emerson C Crum Heart Association William E Swlgart Joint Health Commission Dr T R Mainzer and Dr T D Whitsel Special Care Unit Committee Mrs Kathryn Steele wife of the late Glenn Steele In whose memory family and friends have made contributions to the unit Mrs John King Womens Auxiliary Mrs Margaret Johnsont Heart Association Mrs Clifford Scriever Easter Seal Society Donald Miller T B Society and the Rev Clarenco H Rosenberger American Cancer Society ;