Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Huntingdon Daily News Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,263 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 16

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives


Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Daily News (Newspaper) - May 12, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 ws State Library Education Building Harrisbnre Pa 17126 OL CENTS DER uttiata 1 Million From Graduate argest Gift n History f School Juniata College has received tie largest gift in the history t the 93 year old institution Jay Omar Good a retired busi ess executive of Philadelphia ho died last January in a Devon 5a nursing home left his alma nater one million dollars The gift was announced last aturday at the annual spring nee ting of the board of trustees V Lester Rosenberger presi tent of the National Milling and hemical Corp at Philadelphia md vice chairman of the board Good was assistant to the lent of the William Mann Com pany stationers and printers a Philadelphia firm no longer in iness He made his home in rmantown President John N Stauffer ommenting on the gift by the 896graduate called it a won rfully reassuring expression of mar Goods faith in higher edu ation and in this college in cular Encouraged by this gift we must redouble our efforts Dr Stauffer said to meet the goals our present development pro ram and to deserve this inerous support A Margin of Dif ference development campaign Contd on Page 13 hi Memorial Day hap lain o Speak t Saltillo Saltillo will have its annual lemorial Day observance on Fri day May 30 at am ppohsored by the Saltillo emetery Association The Rev George F Holland rotestant chaplain at the Hunt State Correctional Instit ution will be the featured speaker at the holiday program His sub hect will be Memories of Amer Hca Appropriate music will be furn lished by the Southern Huntingdon High School Band The Boy Scouts Cub Scout land Girl Scouts will decorate Ithe graves of all veterans burled the cemetary the site of Jprogram The public is invited to at I tend the am service Spon Isors of the program note that there has been a change in the I time of the annual Decoration I Day program this year Chaplain Holland is a grad uate of Bethany Bible College Contd on Page 14 Closing Of Job Corps Centers Hit Promoted Countdown Will Begin Tonight Nixon Puts Apoll o 10 Launch Pressure 01 1 i C J On Fortas Slated For Sunday NEW YORK ident Nixon is putting pressure CAPE KENNEDY long Apollo 10 countdown begins on Supreme Court Justice Abe tonight for the launch of three astronauts Sunday on the final trial run for a manned landing on the moon H GERALD QUIGG ug Gets New Post At Juniata President John Nu Stauffer of Juniata College announced today the appointment of H Gerald Quigg as executive director of development with full responsi bility for all capital and annual fund raising The administrative reorgani zation of duties was approved by the board of trustees at their annual spring meeting Saturday Quigg will also staff the Plans and Resources Committee of the Trustees as well asthe Presi dents Development Council In his new position Quigg be comes a membef of the top level Administrative Committee of the College President Stauffer assignment will make it possible for him to more energetically and effectively pursue our goal of maintaining Juniatas inde pendence and high academic standards Mr Quigg has played a key role in the Margin of Difference Thomas P Stafford John W Young and Eugene A Cernan will orbit the moon for days next week to check the landing machinery perfect moon navi gation techniques and inspect the site Apollo 11 is to visit July 20 We consider this fight as being the final test for the whole system before the landing Young said recently The three astronauts took Sunday off and hoped today to begin slowing down the pace of preparations for the most ambitious manned spaceflight yet Sunday also was a rest day for the launch crew that is scheduled to begin the prelimin ary portion of the countdown at midnight EOT Other activity in support of the eightday moonflight is picking up Four large Air Force jets left nearby Patrick Air Force Base Sunday for stations on the other side of the world where they will help fill in tracking gaps when Apollo 10 rockets away from earth The aircraft are heading to tocos Island in the Indian Ocean and Perth Australia by way of stopovers in California Confd oh Page 8 At Banquet to undisclosed about his convicted resign because of new information association with stock manipulator Newsweek Viet Cong Stop Secret Talks Idea Contd on Page 8 PARIS Viet Cong rejected the idea of secret peace talks with South Vietnam today following the return of TT Saigons chief negotiator with mint ITniOn orders to open serious private U U 11 I U 11 ItJ with the Com munists A spokesman for the Viet C o n gs National Liberation Front NLF declined direct comment on the renewed offer for private talks by Pham Dang Lam who returned from Saigon Sunday But the NLF spokesman repeated what has been the BEVERLY GARDNER State VFW Surgeon To Be Speaker Beverly Gardner of Altoopa deparfnient Pert nsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars will be the main speaker at the annual installation ban quet of Standing Stone Post No 1754 VFW Huntingdon on Thursday evening May 15start ing at oclock Gardner also will install the new officers for the ensuing year Approximately 200 VFW mem bers are expected to attend the Contd on Page 8 Louis E Wolf son magazine said today In its current issue News week says Nixon secretly sent Atty Gen John Mitchell to see Chief Justice Earl Warren last week in hopes of getting him to help persuade Fortas to resign White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler asked about the report that Mitchell had talked to Warm said no information I have would indicate that would be the case In Washington Rep H R Gross R Jowa said he will ask Congress to impeach Fortas unless there is other meaning ful resignation or a demand from some other congressman for an Investiga tion A number of Republicans in Congress have been calling on Fortas to resign since Life magazine reported last week the justice received a fee from a Wolf son family foundation while the financiers operations were being investi gated by the government Life said Fortas kept the money for 11 months before deciding to repay it The justice has confirmed that he received dnPage Successful Letter Writers Get Bonds S Turner Jones Huntingdon furniture merchant presents the bonds to the three young winners of the Mothers Day letter writing promotion sponsored by the Huntingdon Retail Mer chants Committee The youngsters kneeling with their mothers behind them not only won bonds but prizes for their mothers Left to right are Robert Seibert 7 son of Mrs Esther Seibert of Huntingdon Keith Fetterhoof 10 son of Mrs Lena Fetterhoof of Mill Creek and Mary Clark 11 daughter of Mrs Monica Clark of Huntingdon RD 2 The presentation was made Saturday C r 600 Students In Thursday Program stolen in Music Event Set At Mount Union Burglary WASHINGTON UPI Senate opened a Democrats vs Republicans joust today over I President Nixons order to close Job Corps centers At issue is a sense of the j Senate resolution criticizing Ithe closing which asks the 1 President to delay his order pending congressional action Democrats on the Labor and Public Welfare Committee rammed the resolution out onto the Senate floor with a party line vote The Senate took up the resolution in a debate expected to last two days Fearing embarrassment for the administration Sens Jacob K Javits RIFY and Winston L Prouty RVt have drafted a substitute resolution The substitute says it is the sense of the Senate there be no net reduction in manpower training opportunities until those sently enrolled in the camps scheduled for closing are given Contd on Page 14 CleanUp WeekBegins Today was kickoff day for the cleanup campaign being staged in the borough of Mount Union The program will continue through Saturday May 17 Cochairmen Carl J Peduzzi and Gerald Hudson have stressed the necessity for all citizens to cooperate by cleaning yards painting and fixing properties to make Mount Union a community to be proud of The borough is providing two trucks with drivers to pick up rubbish in the evenings beginning at 6 pm Sarea residents are requested to have trash in con tainers at the curb on the sch eduled days for collection which will begin tomorrow Boy Scouts and adults from the participating organizations wiU accompany the trucks to load the rubbish on collection nights The attention of area residents is called to the fact that this year collections will begin on town hill The schedule is as fol lows Tuesday evening May 13 refuse will be collected from McClain Street north to and in eluding Mllford Street On Wed nesday May 14 collections will be made from Market Street north to and including Walnut Street The final day Thursday May 15 workers will collect rubbish from Chestnut Street north to Sherman Street Friday May 16 has been aside as a rain date for collections INSIDE THE NEWS Contd on Page 13 Ann Landers 10 Classified ads 14 15 Comics13 Crossword 15 Editorials6 Obituaries 2 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Club12 Sports 4 5 Through These Doors 10 Money Buy Back Will End Crisis Driver Is Hurt Auto Hits Tree A Fulton County man suffered facial lacerations at noon Sunday when his car crashed head on into a tree along Route 994 in Three Springs Borough The injured driver David E Thomas 22 of 108 North Third Street McConnellsburg was westbound operating a 1961 Chevrolet convertible He failed to negotiate a right curve lost control of his car and ran off the left side of the highway where his car hit a tree head on State Police said the vehicle was damaged Two cars were damaged in an accident on Route 22 in Porter Township Saturday even tag at oclock No person was injured in the mishap James William Armstrong 47 of 5713WainwrightAvenueRock ville Md was westbound driving a 1966 Ford coupe Joe L Carberry 34 of 1213 Poplar Avenue Hollidaysburg also was westbound operating a 1966 Lin coin Continental sedan Armstrong was following Car The Blair County man A 100pound steel safe was stolen early Sunday morning dur ing a burglary at the New Enter prise Stone and Lime Company plant located along Route 26 in McConnellstown Stiite Police said today that about incash and checks were in the safe at the time it was taker from the NESL office on the west side of the highway at the south ern end of the town Entrance to the office was via the front door The window in the door was broken and by reaching through the opening the burglar was able to open the latch from the inside The burglary took place Contd on Page 13 i Bergstrom Will Head Troop G House Okay Seen For Nixon Plan That annual springtime event Music on Parade will be present ed by the Mount Union Area Schools on Thursday May 15 at 8 pm in the high school gymnasium Directing this event featuring all types of vocal and instrument tal music willBe JRichardBurfc holder Mrs Joanna B Burkhold er Mrs Virginia K Letter man William E Prints Marshall R Spayd and Miss Ellen RSuders Six hundred students will be participating in the 14 groups that will be performing Selections of the elementary chorus are Linstead Marketf Calpso from Jamaica The Ash Grove traditional John Oxen ford Seventh grade band will play Jeshua Don Shaeffer Si Trocar dero Harold Lu Walters Numbers of the senior high chorus will be With a Voice of Singing Martin Shaw Gallant Men JohnCacavasPianoaccom pianist is Pamela Tilson Contd on Page 5 Arctic Air Mass Chills WAEMWGTCN UPI ident Nixons Safeguard ABM systejn is expected to breeze through the house with leaders of both parties giving It their T T C full support in marked contrast iLaSteril to the opposition mounted against it by key Democrats in the Senate There ajre to be sure many ABM critics in the house But they acknowledge privately the controversial antiballistic mis sile program cannot be defeat Contd on Page 13 An Arctic across the northcentral today while interior degree air mass sliced nation from the states to the east the southwestern waj suffering 100 readings as a spring BAGEL Switzerland UPI Germany today began send ing back to the nations that lost it more than billion foreign ulators spent buying German marks in a crisis that threatened the saw a rocfc on the highway three miles west of Huntingdon and he swerved to the left partially into the passing lano to avoid hitting it Armstrong remained in the right lane and began pas sing Carberry on the right side but about this time Carberry Contd on Page 13 heat wave continued unabated Contd on Page 14 Lt Earl O Bergstrom will be promoted to the rank of capU ain on Wednesday and will assume command of Troop G State Police Hollidaysburgu Col Frank McKetta sioner of the PSP has also announced that Bergstrom will succeed CaptCliffordGYahner 57 who will be promoted to the rank of major tomorrow and placed in command of Area IV Yahner a brother of Mrs Walter L Dorothy Schneider 519 Oneida Street Huntingdon will replace Major Clarence F Temke who will retire from the force tomorrow after nearr ly 38 years of service The major will reach the mandatory retirement age of 60 on Tuesr day Area IV is comprised of Troop C Punxsutawney and Troop F Montoursville and is headquart ered in Punxsutawney Troop G Includes troop head quarters at Hollidaysburg and substations in eight counties Huntingdon Rockview Bedford Contd on Page 13 THE WEATHER 1 Variable cloudiness windy and cool with scattered show ers today and tonight High today rnld 50s1 to low 60s Low tonight mid 30s to low 40s Fair and a little warnisrTuos day high upper 50s to mid 60s Wednesdays outlook sunny and wanner international monetary system The wests government ban kers agreed to buy back the billions that had flowed into West Germany and said they were confident it would put the damper on the wave of speculation on the mark Europes hottest currency The western bankers decided in a weekend meeting to take that route to try to control speculation on the mark after Chancellor Kurt Georg Kiesin ger assured them Germany would not revalue The government bankers had been faced with coming up with a way to halt the soaring demand for German marks that began when French President Charles de Gaulle resigned It had driven down the value of the franc and pushed up the marks value accordingly Financial sources estimated speculators had sold billion in francs British pounds and crther currencies to get marks since West Ger many would yield to interna tional pressure to revalue the mark upward TtMise with marks would have At Cosi or been left witha windfall profit The communique announcing the decision to move the speculative money back out of Germany was issued at the end of a hour meeting the longest western ban kers had ever held The central bank includes all major West European industrial nations along with the United States Canada and Japan What the decision means is that Germany will send back the speculators money and in exchange accept money from the nations which suffered ir the deals Karl Blessing head of the West German Federal Bank admitted It would be difficult to determine what countries lost money and how much in speculation over the mark will be very difficult he said and will take some time but we will find a way Banking sources said Bank for International Settlements BIS which handles money movement between central banks probably will rely on Contd on Page 14 Repair Of WinterWorn County Highways Begins super District All To Open House J Robert Cutchall intendent of highways 94 Fulton County has extended an invitation to all persons of the area to attend the dedication and open house of the new Fulton County highways maintenance building antl offices on Friday May 23 The new structure is located along Route 522 two miles north of McConnellsburg The split levsl brick building sits on an IBacre plot and contains offices of the Fuiton County highways personnel and room for the stor Contd on Pace 13 With the coming of spring comes the need Cor repairing winter worn highways The Huntingdon County division of the Pennsyl vania Department of Highways has begun the process of repairing 31540 miles of county roads In addition 23 cubic yards of bad concrete pavement will be replaced Total cost of the program according to Winston jChesney county superintendent of high be which car be broken Cowr as follows 497 for shoulder stabiliatior aiici dust layer application 106 for reconditioning of stabil ized roacs for surface treatment and Tor con crete patching lEriLSTABILIZING Berms on primary roads are currently beng prepared lor the application of dust palliative a road tarwith actual application set to Legin todny This shoulder stabilization will involve spray inn 197425 gallons of rtust paHa onto he terms of i 3459 miles of main highways at a cost of Berms along the following road sections will be involved 990 miles on Route 22 south from Huntingdon to the Mlfflin County line 1973 miles on Boute 26 from Huntingdon toward the Bed ford County line 1677 miles on Routes 22 and 350 irom Hunting don to the Blair County line near Tyrone 1737 miles on Route 45 from the hill to the Centre Comity line at iennsylvanJa Furnace Also 23f6 miles on Poute 522 32 miles on Route 22 from iVaerstreet to the niair County line 1531 miles on Route 26 north from Huntingdon to ticAlevys Fort T45 miles on Routes 305 and 26 from IvicAlev ys Fort toward Pine Grove Mills 618 miles on Route 747 from Rockhill Furnace to Three Sp rings 1233 miles on Route 913 from Saxton to Waterfall and 228 miles on Legislative Route 31034 Fairgrounds Road from Huntingdon to the fair grounds DUST PALLIATIVE Dust layer applications will be made to sections of 33 legislative roads applying 155075gallonsof tar to 749 miles of road at a cost of On rural routes the palliative Is sprayed on the entire highways To protect vehicles the way Department will apply the oil to onehalf ttio roadway at a time and will notify residents in ad vance of the time when work Contd on Pape 14 ;