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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 19, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State Library Education Building HarrisbtnK Pa 17126 recise Apollo Speeds Toward losest Rendezvous With Moon THE DAILY NEWS Astronauts Ian Second elecast SPACE CENTER Houston 10s astronauts ilblazers for Americas first ar landing team sped today rard mans second rendez is with the moon and his look yet at its forbidding rface Spacemen Thomas P Staf John W Young and gene A Cernan all veteran tronauts blasted away from pe Kennedy Sunday on a so precise ground icials cancelled a midcourse rrection scheduled for early toy Relaxing and enjoying their turn to space during the reeday 2 37000mile coast ward moon orbit they omised a second day of color tevision from space and armed to take advantage of a cond course correction oppor nlty at pm EDT Tests Techniques The three astronauts faced ro and a half hectic days r cling the moon Their job as to fly every part of the hding mission except the Kichdown testing the tech ques Apollo 11 will use for a jly lunar touchdown Stafford who pushed and id a little kicking to get a olor TV camera aboard his raft presented 72 minutes of ic first live color telecasts ver sent back from space Confd on Page 5 VOL 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA MONDAY MAY 19 1969 NO 93 At Southern Hawbaker Bitter Battle On Hamburger Hill TO Talk At Paratroops Fight Dedication TO Capture Hill Plans tor the Three Springs Swimming Pool Dedication are in high gear Peggy Walker pub SAIGON UPI US paratroops trying to climb bloody licity chairman said today Hamburger Hill dodged hand grenades rolled down at them by State Senator D Elmer HawNorth Vietnamese today Four American planes were lost in a baker of Mercersburg accepted series of accidents Supreme Court Back In Session Gap For Convention Flans for the Huntingdon ounty Firemens Convention be held Saturday July 5 tShadeGap formulated last week y firemen of that community weniyone members of the Shade ap Area Fire Company were resent at the regular May xeetlng when progress reports n the convention were discussed President Charles H Williams haired the meeting reminding lembers thqt the convention will ecessltate much work and that 11 help will be welcome The company has a limited lumber of Welcome Firemen signs remaining Property own rs may buy them at cost for ostlng on homes along the con rention parade route Contact my member of the fire company It was announced that 32 pic lie tables have been completed md placed on the Shade Gap pic ale grounds Frank McMullen was In charge of carpentry and was assisted by other firemen who gave their time and skill dur ing the winter months to work on the project Confd on Page 2 ORLO M BREES Graduation Speaker Scheduled Dr Orlo M Brees whose inimitable humor keen wit and wholesome philosophy have made him an outstanding orator will speak at the eighth annual com mencement of Southern Hunting don County High School Graduation festivities are slat ed for Tuesday evening May 27 at 8 oclock in the high school auditorium Dr Brees wide range of sub jects indicates his wholesome humor human understanding and wealth of experience Few men can speak to so many different audiences with the sympathetic understanding of their varied interests He has been a coal miner textile worker teacher printer publisher author and state sen ator He was graduated from Shurtleff College of Southampton England and the University of Vienna He was awarded an hon orary degree of doctor of laws by Shurtleff College Twelve years in the New York State Legislature won for him the reputation as a champion of free enterprise During the past ten years he served on the west Contd on Page 12 an invitation yesterday to be the main speaker at the dedication scheduled to be held Saturday June 28 at 1 pan At Hawbakers suggestion Jos eph Barr Pennsylvania secre tary of community affairs is being invited to the affair It is expected that he will attend the dedication An excellent program is being planned for this event and addt All Systems For Election tional details will be released spring part of Blair County lar Is Stolon in Maplclon systems are tor the primary election to later by the publicity chairman mOrrow in Huntingdon County Senator Hawbaker represents The 57 polling places in the the 33rd Senatorial District which county wm open from 7 am includes Franklin Fulton Huntto g pjn Lewis F Greene ingdon Mifflin Counties and clerk tor the Huntingdon County Election Board noted to day Highlighting the election will be the race between Judge R Merle Heffner and Attorney Mor ris M Terrizzi for the nomV nation for the county bench Both A 1959 Chevrolet sedanowned candidates nave crossfiled with by Arthur Foster and Aliaa Chiltheir names being on both the cote of Mapleton Depot was Republican and the Democratic stolen in that borough early Darjots Sunday morning Greene said that 15590 State Police said the vehicle persons are eligible to castbal painted white over bine was tomorrows election The total includes 7670 males and 7920 females discovered There are 10429 RepublV Search tor the vehicle is con eans maies acd 5353 tlnuing females on the rolls The Demor The car was In the Mapleton crats 5039 registered to Hotel parking lot at the time it cast 2525 males and 2514 females Election officials from all dis tricts picked up their ballot boxes on Saturday morning at the court house The boxes contained the ballots from the 1968 spring election These ballots will be destroyed prior to Tuesday and the empty ballot boxes will be was taken between a jr and 7 aan Sunday when the theft was The Communists fought from bunkers with narrow gun ports from which they kept up a steady machine gun and rocket fire at men of the US 101st Airborne Division At least 12 Americans were kilted and 60 wounded com pared with at least 125 North Vietnamese dead Three US planes and eight Americans were lost Sunday in a fiery refueling collision over the South China Sea military spokesmen said today The planes carrying the flyers exploded and the men were listed as missing Two other airmen parachuted safely from the third plane In another accident a US Air Force C123 cargo plane crashed near Saigon killing all six men aboard The Americans nicknamed Ap Bia Mountain in the northern A Shau Valley Hamburger Hill because of the blood shed over it The peak is near the Laotian border UPI correspondent David Lamb said the North Vietna mese were tossing grenades downhill into the ranks of the American paratroopers Lamb said the Americans Contd ohPage 7 WASHINGTON UPI Supreme Court returned to the bench today after a recess with an empty chair at Chief Justice Earl Warrens far right Justice Abe Fortas resigna tion under public criticism left the remaining eight justices with more than 50 cases to decide Whichever opinions Fortas had written or was writing at the time he yielded to clamor to step down must now be taken over by other members of the court Should his departure result in a 4 to 4 vote in some cases the court will have the choice of hearing them again next term or merely affirming the lower court by a tie vote Such an affirmance does not set a precedent in the law Leading Issues now under advisement include the lawsuit of Rep Adam Clayton Powell against the House of Represen tatives proper standards for teacher desegregation in public style llnril Work Pays OK Three happy Mount Union students know that hard work done consistently pays off in The Dally News Press Club competition for the traveling plaque award for outstanding reporting Here they are with the reward for their efforts Katha Frankhouser seated David Goodman and Carol Pol llcino and the plaque Mrs Judy Muir is Press Club adviser at Mount Union Southern Coed Is Reporter Of Mount Union Wins Press Club Award Three talented reporters from Mount Union Area High School who set a last pace for themselves at the beginning of the school year and maintained it successfully throughout won the coveted Daily News Press Club traveling plaque for OutstandingSchool News Page Reporting High Quality Wide Variety Superior schools a racial challenge to private recreation the criminal anarchy laws of New York and Ohio and important procedural matters relating to capital punishment The court usually closes its term about the second Monday in June Fortas departure oould delay adjournment guments ended in late April THE WEATHER Cloudy and warm withscat tered showers and possibly a few thundershowers today and tonight H igh today in the lower 70s Low tonight in the mid 60s Tuesday cloudy and mild with a few showers high in the upper 60s and lower 70s The outlook for Wednesday partly cloudy and cooler was stolen Loss In Mishap No person was injured but two cars were damaged a total of 350 Saturday night on Route 22 in Brady Township one mile west of Mount Union near the county line State Police said Jerry D Atherton 2S of 34 East Pen nsylvania Avenue Mount Union was eastbound at pjn driving a 1963 Chevrolet coupe Donald C Moore 36 of 26 West ShirleyStrefet Mount Union operating a 1958Bulcksedan was westbound and was in the process of pass ing another westbound car It was reported thatAtaertons car crossed the line and side swiped the Moore vehicle Damage to the Chevrolet was set at while the Buick was damaged about used again New ballots and supplies also were given to the officials Absentee ballots for 32 of the Confd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Due To Absence Of Stale Issues Light Turnout Is Expected At Polls HARRISBURG UPI light turnout Is expected at the polls Tuesday in the near absence of intra party primary contests for the one statewide post and a seeming lack of interest in the only question up lor a statewide referendum The only statewide contest nomination by the political parties for the state Supreme The plaque was accepted by Carol Polliclno Katha Frank houser and David Goodman at the annual Daily News awards lun cheon held Saturday noon at the Penn HuntHotel Presenting tt was School News Page Editor Jo sephine B McMeen who stated that she heartily concurred with the decision of the contest judge Mrs Madeleine Mathias newspaperwoman of Easton and president of the Pennsylvania Wo mens Press Association As I went over the several S chool News Pages printed during the year to choose an overall winning school Mrs Mathias stated There was no question in my mind that Mount Union had done the best Job of providing a wide variety of interesting stories not Jist recounts of school activities Huntingdon Area High school was named first runnerup by Mrs Mathias and Tussey Mountain High School was named Contd on Page 12 19 Juniata Students Honored Ann Landers10 Classified ads18 19 Comics15 Crossword19 Obituaries2 Pennsylvania Story 6 Society Clab8 Sports 4 5 Through These Doors 9 volves the two major a seat on Court Thomas W Pomeroy a Republican from Pittsburgh and Louis L Manderino a Demo crat from Motiessen each have Sntimlav Is Pelersluirir Cleanl p Day Saturday May 24 has been set aside as Petersburg CleanUp Day the borough council announ ced today The boroughs will provide a truck to pick up trash from 8 am until 12 noon on that day Council President John H Edmlston stressed the necessity for the cooperation of all citizens in order for the day to be sue cessful Residents are asked to place their rubbish on the curbs in containers or bundled up Residents are reminded that the streets will behosed down by the Petersburg Fire Company on the same date cross filed but are without op position in their own party in the battle for the judicial nomi nation The voters of both parties al so win cast a yes or no answer to the proposed Merit election of statewide jurists to replace the present elective system by which judges are presently chosen for seats on either the Supreme and Superi or courts or the new Common wealth Court Under the proposed system a seven member judicial qual ifications commission would sub mit a list of between 10 to 20 names to the governor whenev er a vacancy occurs on a state Contd on Page 18 Nineteen Juniata College stu dents were honored today as they shared top prizes for disting uished undergraduate work nounced at the senior convocation held in Oiler Auditorium on the Juniata campus In addition to awarding prizes Dr John N Staufler president of Juniata accepted the 1969 Juniata College yearbook The Alfarata which was dedicated in his honor celebrating his first academic year in office Edward Baker business manager of the yearbook made the presentation Dr Earl C Kaylor Jr profes sor of religion and director of summer studies addressed the gathering as the faculty looked on in academic attire The awards were made by Dr Donald M Rockwell dean of academic affairs The first prize awarded was the Andrew B and Maria FBrum baugh Science Prize which goes annually to seniors with dlstin Dr Robert H Beck promi guishe records in biology chem nent Huntingdon physician is lstry physics Six students listed in good condition today HunlinirdoM i Doctor Mas Heart Atlack at JCBlair Memorial Hospital where he is being treated for a coronary attack Dr Beck 52 was stricken at his Taylor Highlands home about ama Saturday Realizing the nature of his illness he drove to the hospital himself He is in the hospitals new Cardiac Care Unit shared the prize this year They included Cynthia Diller Car lisle James Hamilton Lewis town Stephen Krebs YorkRon ald Lenox Lancaster Kenneth Malas Buffalo Mills and Donald Martin Annville Maryelise M Suffern a senior from Suffern New York was Contd on Page 2 10 Levy Scheduled To Expire On July 1 SixMonth Extension Of Surtax Is Considered Second Jaycee Tot Lot Is Completed Ralph R Ferrari left president of the Huntingdon Area Jaycees formally turns over a new Jaycee Tot Lot to two Huntingdon Area School District officials On hand for the presentation were John E Binney center superintendent of schools and William Cunningham building principal of the Smilhfleld Elementary School The lot was placed at the Smith field School site 10 More Blood Donors Arc Slill Needed Ten additional donors are needed for the visit ol the Red Cross bloodmobile In Hunting don on Wednesday May 21 Head quarters for the blood collection will be the HuntingdonCommunity Center between the hours of 12 noon and 6 pm Sponsoring the May visit are members of the Frank P Hom mon Post No 24 American Le gion Huntingdon and the La dles Auxiliary Confd on Page 2 WASHINGTON UPI Congress this week starts considering whether the income tax increase that took an extra bite out of paychecks last year should continue nibbling at earnings for the last six months of this year The extra 10 per cent tax individuals and corporations had to pay on their regular tax when they filed their returns earlier this July 14 President Nixon wants it to remain in effect until Dec 31 so that it will cover all income earned during the calendar year Rep Wilbur D Mills DArk chairman of the Ways and Means Committee warned however the surtax extension is in difficulty in the House unless there is a provision attached to It for tax relief for the poor Mills made the comment in a copyrighted inteview in the current issues of US News and World Report In the Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said the surtax extension should be tied to a spending limit tighter than the one Nixon has already opposed as too severe Budget Director Robert P Mayo told Congress last week the administration has already put the budget thrown the wringer and there is little room left for more cuts He hinted any reductions demand Contd on Page 18 Day Camp isior Making Friends ;