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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 9, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building HarriaburePa 17126 VOL 48 WOT CENTS ERCOPy HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA FRIDAY MAY 9 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 85 1 Killed 50 Injured By Tornado In Ohio Central Area Is County Court Man Guilty Of Tipsy Allies Evaluate 10Point nit By Twisters Driving Peace Program For Vietnam A psychedelic array of tornadoes killed one person and In A Huntingdon man William A psychedelic array of tornadoes killed one person and In Ijured at least 50 In Ohio andtwisted about In the southern Mississippi Valley as storms continued to last the central part the United States imtiugdoiis v lieWay West Loute Is Open Huntingdon Boroughs one way west route is open for trag ic as of 3 pm today Mayor H DeForrest has announced The temporary exit utilizes Drtstown Arch the old Smith Id bridge and runs along Penn kylvania Avenue for two blocks adjacent to the access con Ftructkm for the new Smithfleld Jridge Motorists are reminded that lis temporary exit built to ease ie traffic congestion along Peon ttreet East after school and at pnd of work hours Is only traffic headed west out of the Drougb No motorist may enter botough by this route Signs motorists not 10 enter the oneway have been Irected and police watch will be r 1 11 1 leld today to see that motorists A lo not violate the oneway pro hibition Land for the traffic easement been contributed by Standing Confd on Page 2 Other twisters dipped into Texas and Kentucky amid large hail driving rain and strong winds National Guard troops were ordered on duty during the night at Dennison Ohioo to prevent looting of the more than 20 homes destroyed by a tornado that killed one woman and caused the hospitalizatioR of 20 persons Protect Homes Guardsmen also protected the more than 30 homes severely damaged by a tornado that injured 30 persons at Kettering a Dayton suburb of 59000 Lighter damage was reported caused by at least three tornadoes that struck in south ern Mississippi at Bioxi Quit man and Glouster Other Confd on Page 3 Mary Ann Over iixoiis ABM Jecisioiv Is ipproved YORK ent Nixons performance dur hls first 100 days in office won sixout of voting age adults according a national poll conducted by ndlinger fcCo e results of the poll pleased Thursday also indicat that 615 per cent of those Irveyed agree with Nixons J c is ion to construct the jfeguard anUballistic missile Istem of 1400 adults polled Contd on Page 2 omit Union like Licenses ow On Sale It was announced today by tunt Union Chief of Police Whitsel the bi licenses are now on sale tie licenses may be purchased I the office of the borough tax lector William H Laniard Je noted that all bicycles must equipped with a light and rning device before a license i be issued Youngsters are reminded that present license expires on As of last night thats the total amount in the Go a second mile lor Mary Ann Gates project according to the treasurer Miss Orpha Hearn Not only is Mary Ann receiv ing generous monetary contribu tions to help her in her battle for normalcy following brain damage at birth but the donors are sending her all kinds of good wishes One letter accompanying a gift forthe daughter of Mr and Mrs Tom Gates of Oneida Street Huntingdon read this way Here is my small donation I hope I can send more later Appeals tor funds especially for children in foreign lands are usually met with hearty response I do hope that local people will respond in kind to this appeal for Charity love begins at home 1 am thankful that my grand children and greatgrandchildren have not suffered the same pro blems Mary Ann has May God grant her a complete and speedy recovery Contd on Page 2 A Huntingdon man William D Getz 1109 MooreStreet Hunt ingdon was found guilty of tipsy driving by a jury in Huntingdon County Criminal Court yester day The Jurys sealed verdict was opened when court convened at am today The Rev Nor man D Crews rector of St Johns Episcopal Church Hunt ingdon served as foreman of the panel Judge Arnold D Smorto of Cambria County presided at the trial which opened yesterday morning The visiting Judge had an ap pointment in Philadelphia last evening and when the Jury in the Getz case failed to reach a verdict early in the afternoon it was decided that a sealed verdict would be accepted Judge R Merle Heffner pre sided at court today when the sealed verdict was opened and read The jury In the case was called back to hear the reading of the verdict in open court Judge Smortos charge to the jury opened at yesterday afternoon and continued for 26 minutes The jury started its deliberations at pm and reached a verdict in two hours and 42 minute leaving the jury room at pm The jury of eight men and four women for the Getz case was selected on Wednesday Contd on Page 5 Heads Region Companies Respond As Principal Flames Level Home Near Ennisville VERYL G NORRIS Huntingdon Specialist Promoted Firemen from the Shavers Creek McAievys Fort and Peters burg Volunteer Fire Companies battled fire at the David Piper home 15 miles south of Ennisville throughout the night Firemen were called twice to the scene for the fire which was quelled about 4 am this morning and broke out again shortly after 6 am By mid morning the two story frame home was completely lost and most of its contents with it The fire was believed to have begun in the basement of the KEY BISCAYNE Fla UPI recently remodeled home short Nixons toplevel iy after midnight Trucks had advisers including Vice Pres to cross a creek along narrow ident Spiro T Agnew and two muddy roads to get to the scene Cabinet officers were sumand a fog made fighting the fire raoned today for a weekend even more difficult review of domestic programs Agnew Health and Welfare Nixon Key Advisers Are Meeting The home Is located on part of what was the Frank Cunning INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers7 Building Page a10 Classified Ads14 15 Comics 13 Courthouse Roundup 16 Farm Page 9 Obituaries 2 News of Yesteryear 7 School Page 11 Society Club 12 Sports 4 Stewardship Soil Week Proclaimed By Board The Huntingdon County Com missioners endorsed a proclam ation yesterday setting aside the period May 1118 as Soil Ste wardship Week The action was recommended by Donald Rapp soil conserva tion technician with the Hunting don County Soil Conservation Dis trict to focus attention on the annual observance The boards proclamation calls on all chur ches and citizens to utilize this week by placing emphasis on our responsibilities as stewards of the land Vice President Henry C Me Camant presided at the weekly board meeting held in the court house Chairman Gordon W Haverstock was in Harrisburg attending a session on the men tal health and mental retardation program Commissioner James DiCoslmo was present at the Huntingdon meeting along with Attorney A Lynn Corcellus county solicitor and Lewis F Greene chief clerk Judge R Merle Heffner told the commissioners of the need for an additional staff member In the Contd on Page 2 Veryl G Morris of 1506Mifflin Street Huntingdon has been appointed regional manager for The National Sales System Inc of Gowanda New York The an nouncement was made by Robert W Corcelius president and own er of the sales promotional ind ustry National specializes in all types of retail and wholesale sales promotions and closeouts working with inventories ranging from several thousand dollars to multlmiUion dollar firms Known a leader in the sales promotional field small and large businesses the opportunity of employing the best sales specialists available for a short period of time to set up a custom tailored sales program OVER SIX STATES As regional manager of The National Sales System IncNor ris has charge of a six state area comprised of Pennsylvania Ohio Michigan Indiana Ken tucky and Illinois He will operate the regional office at 1506 Mifflin Street Huntingdon Norris has been a specialist in the sales promotion business since 1954 having been affiliated with The National Sales Sys tem Inc and with Paul Brooker Contd on Page 5 Secretary Robert H Finch and ham farm and was the residence Attorney General John T of David Piper his wife Pamela Mitchell along with a group of and their three year old son White House aides were to fly Aaron Piper operates a Ford to Nixons vacation villa for a car dealership in State College Saturday morning conference The Chief Executive is seeking to get a fix on the status of legislation already The family was not home dur ing the night and firemen lieve there to have been no in surance on the property which sent to Congress and to prepare is considered totally destroyed future messages on a range of Firemen fought from shortly homefront problems including after midnight when they re unemployment compensation ceived their first call until about and welfare payments Press 4 am when the fire was be Secretary Ronald Ziegler said lieved out When it began burn there was no fixed agenda for ing again about 6 am they the meeting turned to the scene where they Nixon is taJdng a hard look at remained until after 10 am theViet peace plan Directing the firemen were calling for a coalition governHarry Russlef fire chief and ment to supervise free elections Kenneth Cramer of theShavers in South Vietnam and finds it Creek Fire Company Along with very interesting sources some 35 men from Shavers said Creek Petersburg Volunteer The President studied the Fire Company and the McAievys proposal which plays heavily Fort Volunteer Fire Company on a political settlement of the the chiefs ordered some three Contd on Page 3 Contd on Page3 FRANK N ZITO Zito Given Statewide Recognition Juniata Valley High School Principal FrankNZitoreceived a distinguished service citation at the 22nd annual meeting of the Pennsylvania School Study Coun cil Wednesday May 7 The meeting was held at the Holiday Inn in State Each year the Study Council presents three awards at its annual meeting one to an out standing teacher one to a teach er who lias given outstanding service in the area of extra curricular activities and athle tics and one to an outstanding school administrator Chief school administrators are excluded from these awards as they receive a separate recog nition the Schoolmans Award of the year Zito was selected en the basis of his outstanding leadersliip and supervision as a twoyear high school principal The recog ContdonPageS US Denies Rejection Of Proposal PARIS negotia tors today pored microscopi cally over the Viet Congs new 10poltit Vietnam peace planter clues to what changes the Communists have made in their bargaining position The Allies denied already rejecting it The North Vietnamese and Viet Cong delegations to the Paris talks praised the plan as an overall solution to open the way to peace in Vietnam While denying they had rejected the plan US officials noted the plan still demanded withdrawal of American troops from Vietnam without any condition whatsoever 16th Session The Communists said after1 Thursdays 16th session of the peace talks that the Allies had already rejected the plan No I certainly would not use that term rejection to express our attitude said US spokesman Harold Kaplan I think it was clearly set forth when I said that with our Allies we will be examining microscopically the statement A Japanese newsman in Contd on Page 3 All Registered Voters Eligible To Ballot State Voting Features Court Race Referendum Vietnam Vet Hospitalized After Crash A Vietnam veteran Glenn T Harkleroad ofMapleton Depot R D is listed in fair condi tion at the Altoona Hospital to day where he is under the care of a neuTosurgeon Harkleroad 22 was rushed to the hospital via ambulance yes terday afternoon following a one car accident at pm In Cromwell Township 3 mileswest of Rockhlll Furnace The young man was eastbound on Route 994 operating a 1968 Ford coupe Upon coming over the crest of a hill Harkleroad applied the brakes on his car and It went into a skid for 15 feet Indent Body Philosophy Governance Guidance Booking At VoTechs perating Procedures By LYNN STREIGHTIFF County News Editor lird of Series Assuming that one has both the need for a technical training tecllity and the building and equip available to establish courses in vocational fields deemed ible to the needs of the area how does one go about setting progrzmf Ihere do the students come IKW does one schedule how does one select the include or eltmU and how does one trans pupils arrange lunches schedules work policies bts turn again to the Juniata Jin Counties votechschooltb how some of these problems solved for that ARM OF SYSTEM vo ech school is an i of seven different high als in the two counties oi I in and Juniata mean hat students from seven dif fer ent high schools in two separate joint school districts use the votech training facility The site for the Zaclllty was selected through Joint effort as being central to the twodistrict region IPs greatest busing prob lem is the run from McAHs terville 26 miles In 35 minutes the longest bus transporation tance Involved The school Is governed by s tenman board five from Miff lin County and from from Juniata County This joint board of direc tors represents the county school board of each district The school Is operating with about 600 students but is equip ped to handle 800 students even tually Presently 72 per cent of the school population comes from Mifflin County and 28 per cent from Juniata County Stu dents participating in the vo tech training spend a half day at their regular schools and a half day at the votech facility They come In two differ ent groups morning and after noon so that the schools equip ment is In use throughout that regular day GRADES 1012 In reality the votech school is used by approximately 20 per cent of the upper three grades of the regular system mores through seniors The philosophy under which the votech school is run states It is the duty of every individual to seek the trainlngandeducation necessary to maintain asatisfao tory position in life and to con tribute to the welfare of society Contd on Page 3 Reds Smash South Viet Base Camp SAIGON UPI For the third time in a month Communist troops have inflict ed heavy casualties on a South Vietnamese outpost this time killing 17 soldiers and wounding 110 in an attack announced today Military spokesmen said the guerrillas first shelled and then sent a small ground attack against two South Vietnamese battalions camped 42 miles northeast of Saigon Thursday at 6 pm No Communist losses were reported Saigon headquarters described its mens losses as heavy The announcement said the barrage of shells that hit the outpost came from an unde termined type weapon It was the third such salvo since early April to deal heavy losses to South Vietnamese troopers On April 11 a mortar and rocket barrage into Tay Ninh City northwest of Saigon Contd on Page 3 HARRISBURG UPI Pennsylvania voters will nominate candidates for the State Supreme Court in the May 20 primary at the same time they are deciding whether they should have any colce in the statewide judicial selection process in the future Party voters will go through the motions of nominating Re publican Thomas W Pomeroy of Pittsburgh and Democrat Louis L Manderino of Mones sen to oppose each other in the Supreme Court contest in the Nov 4 election Both men have crossfiled to run against each other in the respective primaries but they are unopposed within their own parties All registered voters in Penn sylvania are eligible to cast ballots on whether statewide judges should continue to be elected or instead appointed by the governor from a slate of names submitted by a spe cial nominating commission Affect Future Vacancies The referendum would affect all future vacancies on the state Supreme and Superior courts and on the new Commonwealth Court The 196768 constitutional con vention directed that the judge question be submitted to t h e voters after it found itself un able to resolve the issue The high court race is for a 10year term to replace the late Justice Michael A Musmanno Pittsburgh Democrat who died last Oct 12 Pomeroy 60 has been serv ing on the court since Decem ber under an interim appoint ment from Gov Raymond P Shafer He was a senior part ner in the Pittsburgh law firm of Kirkpatrick Pomeroy Lock Contd on Page 3 Flags Are INcrw Available For Graves Of Vets Homer T Wear Huntingdon County director of veterans af fairs announced today that flags for the graves of veterans buried in the county are now available Flag stands have also been de livered to the courthouse Wear suggests that ceremony committees in the county pick up their allocation of flags as soon as possible and thus avoid Contd on Page 2V THE WEATHER PHER 1 Cloudy and cooler with scat tered showers today high in the mid 60s Cloudy and cooler with a chance of showers to night low in the mid 40s to the low 50s Saturday partly cl oudy and little change in tem perature High in the lower 50s Outlook for Sunday Part ly cloudy and mild Gold Star Mothers Honored By VFW Commanderelect Charles Lindsay of Standing Stone Post No 1754 VFW is shown presenting Mrs Samuel Resley president of the Huntingcion County Chapter American Gold Star Mothers with a corsage for Mothers Day Also pictured are several of the sixty Gold Star Mothers that Post No 1754 annually presents corsages for Mothers Day Photos in the back ground are the sons of the Gold Star Mothers J Sherman Steele heads the VFW committee assisted by Duane Johnson Harvoy Price Wilbur Williams Lewis Rains and Commander Paul Dysart The corsages are presented personally to the Gold Star Mothers by the VFW members GoldStar Mothers pictured seated left to right Mary Holder Martha Bard Esther Beatty Ruth Black Mildred Ross Ada Gracey Back row left to right June Brouse Mildred Bush Margaret Knepper Com mander Lindsay Mrs Resley Mae Cutshall and Blanche Bence ;