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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 5, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Pa 17126 VOL48 HKE CENTS HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA MONDAY MAY 5 1969 PHONE 6434040 ISO 81 Possible First Ballot Win Leftist Split Helps Pompidou PARE UPI Feudtag leftists today called for party unity in QCKt months presidential election to seek a successor to Char les de Gaulle or face sure defeat and a possfcle firstballot victory tor Georges Pompidou New Trouble Is Feared At College City College of New York was to reopen today under the shadow of a possible confronta tion with radical students who forced its closing two weeks Hussein Nasser Attempt To Coordinate Strategy To Satisfy Reds Partial US Pullout Is Possibility PARIS South Viet lamese official said today Ms lations peace talks delegation ras convinced the Communists rill tack down from their Jemand for the total withdrawal US troops from Vietnam This he said would provide a ia the negotiations rhich began in January and ogged down with the Commu lists promising progress only ifter American soldiers left the rar zone The officials statement came unid reports from both md Washington that pointed to partial withdrawal of US orces as a sign of Americas rillingness to end the fighting Communist sources in Paris said almost three weeks ago hat they would accept such a withdrawal of perhaps 50000 GIs as fulfilling their demand for the pullout of American forces from Vietnam The US negotiating team from the beginning has asked Hanoi to discuss the withdrawal of both North Vietnamese and American troops at the same time The Communists have Contd on Page 10 The only force that can beat Georges Pompidou is a rallying at all leftist forces said Francois Mitterrand a leading leftist who almost heat De Gaulle for the presidency ia 1965 But Mitterrand sail he would not run in the June 1 election because of personal reasons Mitterrands decision not to seek the nations highest office came as Frances Socialist parties held fence mending meetings aimed at miting behind a single candidate to oppose Pompidou the Gaullist partys former premier So far three candidates have been officially nominated They were Pompidou 57 backed by the Gaullists and their indepen dent Republican allies Caster Defferre 58 nominated early today by a Socialist party congress and Michel Roeard Confd on Page 2 Police in Madison Wis Potsdam NY and Fort Collins Colo were sorting through the aftermath of studentpolice frontations which saw about 269 persons arrested during the weekend Fighting continued at MadisoB until early today and authorities considered invoking a curfew tonight Tbe New York Board of Higher Education announced the reopening of CCNY late Sunday and said it had asked black and Puerto Rlcan students ing tbe south campus to leave voluntarily CCNY President Boell G Gallagher ordered the 18000 student school closed April 23 when 150 protesters seized the south campus and renamed it University of Harlem Gallagher said 11 days of negotiation had produced no agreement on several of the Confd on Page 2 Fortas Is Center Of Controversy WASHINGTON UP ciate Justice Abe Fortas confirming that while on the Supreme Court he received a fee from tbe family foundation of imprisoned financier Louis Wolfson says be later returned the money without rendering services of any kind Fortas disclosed his dealings with Wolfson who is now serving a oneyear federal prison sentence for stock manipulation in a statement he drafted Sunday at the Supreme Court in response to a report published in tbe current issue of Life Magazine The magazine article said Fortas received a 520000 check January months after his appointment to the tbe Wolfson family foundation deposited it in his personal bank account and did not return it for 11 Confd on Page 2 Hold State Fiscal Posts Democrats Take Oaths Of Office HARRJSBURG UPI The General Assembly prepares tor a primary election recess Democrats maintain their monopoly on the states fiscal offices and take their oaths for four more years and legislative hearings continue highlighting the upcoming week on Capitol Hill Mrs Grace Sloan now auditor general will be sworr in for a second term as state In any event tbe inaugura treasurer at noon Monday sue Uons will be the last to be held ceeding Thomas Z mnehart Uf May m Karrisburg Under a who is retiring to his post as constitutional amendment Democratic state chairman the fiscal office inaugurations Mrs Sloan is tbe first per wiU moved to January U son to win two terms as state 1973 to conform with the others treasurer She preceded Mine Another constitutional change hart before she was elected as wnich lakes effect auditor general in two fiscal officers to succeed Moving into tbe auditor gen themselves for an additional erals slot Tuesday at noon will fouryear term Bui Urs Sloac be Robert P Casey former not te able to run for state senator and the Demo auditor general again until 1976 cratic organizations candidate sbe oesires for gorernorZn 1966 Casey how Sandwiched in between the ever lost to Hilton in a two swearings4n will be the bitter primary fight Democrats 1969 spring victory Some observers doubt Casey tbe Eerabo Mosque will ever serve out his four Tbe program with feature years They believe he will singer actor Gordon Macrae make another run for the gov comedian George Kirby Eobby ernors slot Contd on Page 9 Abernathy Ready To Call Reinforcements Governor Of SC Gets Ultimatum CHARLESTON SC UPfl The head of the Southern Chris tian Leadership Conference SCLC frag issued an ultimatum to the governor of South Carolina 3 Crashes Probed 4 Teenagers Hurt Auto Hits Pole Four teenagers were injured Sunday afternoon when the car in which we re riding sheared off a utility pole at Newburg in Trough Creek Valley Todd Town ship Three of the injured are in satisfactory condition today at J C Blair Memorial Hospital It was one of three accidents Investigated on Sunday by State Police of the Huntingdon sub station The Newburg accident happen ed at yesterday afternoon The injured are Judy D Me Mullen 17 G5 Federal Mount Union driver of the car Hospitalized with a possible cer ebral concussion Joyce McKim 16 Mapleton Depot RD hospitalized with fractured right elbow lacera tions of the right arm and mul tiple abrasions and contusions She was taken to the operating room last evening for reduction of the fracture Ferrell Dell 19 Harrisburg and 715 Washington Street Hunt ingdon hospitalized with frac tured nose and laceration of the right shoulder John Kauffman 19 of 715 Washington Street Huntingdon suffered lacerations of the face ear and left shoulder He was treated and then released Miss McMullen was westbound on RpuleM4operating a 1968 Chevrolet coupe While nego tiating a left curve her vehicle went into a skid She applied the brakes but was on the right berm at that time and the right front of her car hit and sheared Contd on Page 9 Dates Set For Enrollment At SHC Schools Richard L McKnight elemen tary supervisor has announced the follovring dates for preschool registration in Southern Hunting don County Schools Rockhill Elementary School Monday Mayl2 Shade Gap Ele mentary School Tuesday May 13 Spring Farms Elementary School Wednesday May 14 Trough Creek Elementary School Thursday May 15 This schedule of registration and testing applies only to those children who are not enrolled in kindergarten during the present school term Kindergar ten pupils are given the pre school test as part of their reg ularly scheduled classes Prospective first grade pupils must be six years of age before February 1 1970 Each child must have his birth certificate and be vaccinated before the beginning of the new school term All children should be accompan ied by 2 parent Parents of these children should receive a card informing of Vir date and time at which thtlr chliiJ is to be reg Contd on Page 9 Either the state begins negotiating today with Negro workers conducting a unioniza tion drive against the citys two largest hospitals or tbe Rev Ralph Abernathy will issue 2 national call for reinforce ments Im going to give the order Abernalhy told a rally of 2000 persons Sunday night I have friends all over this country saying Dr Abernathy just tell us when you want us to come The work stoppage at the South Carolina Medical Coliege hospital and tbe Charleston County Hospital is more than six weeks old So far Gov Robert McNair and hospital administrators claim they dont have authority under state law to bargain with Local 1199B of the Drug and Hospital Workers Union which represents tbe workers Abernathy was released from the Charleston County Jail Friday where he had been sent April 27 for violating an injunction limiting picketing at the medical college hospital Abernathy said he is ready to meet with McNair anywhere anytime to negotiate a ment of the labor dispute As governor of this state he has the duty and the responsibi lity to see that Local 1199B is recognized as the bargaining agent of the poor and black people of South Carolina Abernathy said and were going to stay here until it is recognized Before tbe rally the demon strators had marched again to the college hospital Abernatby missed most of the march because of his late arrival in Charleston He joined the marchers for the final quarter mile back to the church Abernathy appealed for a school boycott Go back home and tell your mother and father that Ralph Abernathy said you are a traitor if you go to school he told the youths You can learn more by standing up and marching with Local 1199B thar you can in any schoolroom in Charleston Sunday night was the fourth Contd on Page 2 Violent Storms Hit Panhandle Violent storms raged across Oklahoma and Texas today unleashing heavy rains and thundershowers large hail and powerful winds However the storm activity was lessened from earlier severe storms that spawned tornadoes and huge hail More than inches of rain drenched Jviidland Tex in six hours and Isrge hail also pelted the city Hail also pelted Abilene Tex and tornadoes were reported near Crowell Texn about 115 miles southeast of Amarillo and near Gold smith 20 miles west of Jadland Showers fanned out over a wide area in the western two thirds of the country Shower and thundershower areas includ ed the Southwest the Great Basin parts of the central and southern Rockies the Central Contd on Page 9 THE WEATHER South Central Pennsylvania sunny and warm to day hign in upper 70s and lower 80s Fair and mild tonight low in the upper 40s to mid 50s Increasing cloudi ness with a chance of showers Tuesday high in the 70s Out look for Wednesday cloudy with showers Lad Dies From Deadly Bite Of Brown Spider CLEVELAND UFI Todd 5 or Amherst Chio bitten by a deadly brown recluse spider three weeks ago died Sunday after lying in a deep coma for two weeks The boys physician Dr Michael Wald listed the cause of deaih as cardiac arrest Ke said tests were being made to determine whether the spider bite was a contributing cause of death but added he doubted It could have been the main cause According to a spokesman for Babies and Childrens Hospital here Todd died quietly with his parents and his doctors at his bedside He said the boy never regained consciousness An antivenom serum was Contd on Page 9 Tussey Girls Vie For Queen Position Second HighLev el Conference Jordans King Hussein today met with Egyptian President Carnal Abdel Nasser to discuss the coordination of efforts against the Israelis The Egyp Uan defense budget for the coming year was reported to be the highest ever Israeli military spokesmen said their aircraft hit an Arab guerrilla base Sunday between Elath and the Dead Sea near the JordanianIsraeli border and reported that all planes involved in the raid returned safely A Jordanian official said one civilian was wounded in the Israeli attack Husseins visit with Nasser today is the second highlevel Contd on Page 10 BONNIE WEIMERT DEBBIE McCAHAN CHERIE BERZANSKY Tough Luck Hits Family Double Blow Two Smith Valley sisters daughters of Mr and Mrs Rich ard McKim MapletonDepot RD were admitted to the J C Blair Memorial Hospital yesterday victims of separate Sunday after noon accidents Holly McKim 5 suffered a fractured right arm when she fell from a horse While Holly was being treated prior to being admitted as a patient an ambulance arrived at the hospital about with four teenagers who were injured in an accident at Newburg One of the injured teeners was Joyce McKim 16 Hollys sister Joyce suffered a fractured right elbow lacerations of the right arm plus multiple abrasions and contusions She underwent sur gery later in the day to reduce the fracture The mother of the two girls a daughter of Mrs Ida M Hen derson 1314 Mifflin Street Huntingdon commented on the accident She told The Daily News reporter Sunday just wasnt our day TMHS Music Festival ill Be Friday May 9 The music department of Tussey Mountain High School will present its annual music festival in the high school gym on Friday evening May 9 at Participating in this event will be the high school band chorus and stage band all under the direction of Richard C Shoe maker Soloists duos and small ensembles will also perform The program will be announced prior to the concert Mothers Day Kellers Are Ioiirinii In Small Cabin Damaged By Flames A small frame cabin covered with slabwood was damaged about S100 in a fire Saturday morning in Oneida Township north of Huntingdon The structure was at the rear of the R William Vaughn home Cold Springs Road Huntingdon RD 2 The fire was caused by an overheated stove The loss is covered by insurance The entire Huntingdon Fire Department responded to the am alarm and Charles Jamison No 2 fire company foreman directed the work of the firemen who used water from the pumper booster tanks to bring the blaze under control Currently under way at Tussey is the annual contest to determine the Queen of the Music Festival Each of the classes has nominated a candidate and is now attempt ing to promote its candidate into the queenship through the sale of tickets for the festival Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased from band members and other students Tickets will also be sold at the door the evening of the festival Music festival dates follow queen candl Twelfth grade Darlene Lash insky daughter of Mr and Mrs Wasco Lashinsky Jr Broad Top City eleventh grade Beverly Blair daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Blair Six Mile Run tenth grade Theresa Anzivine daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred M Black Dudley Also ninth grade Bonnie Wei mert daughter cf Mr and Mrs Fred E Weimert Saxton RD eighth grade Debbie McCahan daughter of Mr and Mrs Jack McCahan Stonerstown and sev enth grade Cherie Berzansky daughter of Mr and Mrs Steve Berzansky Broad Top City Friday Is Deadline For Survey Friday May 9 Is the deadline for filing applications for employ ment with the Mount Union Man ufacturlng Company L Grief and Brothers Division of Gen esco Inc It is revealed today by general manager Eugene Frankhouser that the response to date has been favorable however it is hoped more applications will be received by May 9 Men and women interested in future employment in the Mount Unioft plant are asked to file an application this week Forms may be obtained at any local business establishment in the community The Mount Union plant man ufactures mens suit and sport coats and It has been stressed that there will be many jobs available for men The Genesco Inc is consider ing an expansion of the plant if the labor survey now in pro gress proves satisfactory The plant will be completely modern and equipped with all conven iences Employment would be doubled There are now approximately 700 employes who enjoy excellent Confd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 8 Classified Ads 12 13 Comics 11 Crossword13 News of Yesteryear 6 Obituaries2 Pennsylvania Story6 Society Club7 Sports4 5 Through These Doors 14 Huntingdon Retail Merchants estimate about 600 letters have been received to date in their promotion for Mothers Day May 11 Plans have been made to read some of these letters on WHUN this week Prizes for the winning mothers will be on display this week at the former Janes Style Shop on Washington Street downtown Huntingdon next to the Colonial Gift Shop Letters have been written by youngsters of the Huntingdon Area Schools grades one through six as part of their school train ing and S Turner Jones mer chants program chairman for the event expects a number of let ters from children throughout the county to have been written and sent directly to the radio station The drawing will beheldSatur day May 10 at 2 pm and three mothers will receive Mothers Day prizes from the Huntingdon Retail Merchants The young sters of these women whose let ters are chosen will each re celve a savings bond Contd on Second Fire Hits Hill Valley Section 100 Acres Blackened By Forest Fire On Saturday Huntingdon County had its worst forest fire of the 1969 spring season on Saturday a blaze that blackened approximately 100 acres atop Warrior Ridge in Porter Township west of Hunting don More than 100 men includ ing volunteer firemen from the Smithfield Alexandria Peters burn day scale The relative humidity was down and there was burg and Shavers Creek Valley a wind 16 to 20 miles per Fire Companies battled thefast spreading fire against almost overwhelming odds Ralph Schmidt trict forester of the Department hour often gusting at 25 mph The Rothrock forester also emphasized that the Intense heat set up numerous whirlwinds which picked up burning debris of Forests and Waters said today and dropped it in unburned tin that iie firefighters did a derdry areas ahead of the tremendous job in bringing the main blaze potentially disastrous fire un der control in hours Aerial water drops had little or no effect on the Warrior Schmidt pointed out that Satur Ridge fire due to the Intense heat day was a Class 4 day next and the high wind Schmidt said Page 2 to the highest classification on the Another fire on Saturday after noon in Hill Valley endangered the Singers Gap area site of Mount Unions water shed and reservoir A helicopter and Beechcraft plane and four De partment of Forests and Waters wardens and crews brought the blaze under control after It had blackened about four acres Schmidt said the Porter Town ship fire Is believed to have start ed from an open fire in connec tion with fertilizer operations in the John Donnelly orchards formerly the John Runk orchards The fire spread from a grassy field to the nearby wooded area The strong wind was the major problem and the fire Jumped a blacktop road and raced through a Contd on Page 9 ;