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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building Pa 17126 OL 48 NINE CENTS COPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA WEDNESDAY MAY 21 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 95 Beffner Terrizzi Split Primary Election Prize Will Clash Again In November Balloting Eight Nominees e Selected For Zlounty Justices Eight Huntingdon Countians have the distinction of being the rst party nominees for the positions of district Justices in the ur Huntingdon County judicial districts At Graduation defendant Jets Prison Sentence In several cases the races between candidates for the nomi nation were extremely close and in one case not decided until the final precincts were reported James H Kyper was the over all leading vote getter as he polled 2076 votes to receive the Republican Party nomination in the populous District 2 Kyper easily outdistanced his GOP opponents John F dergast who received 916 votes and Robert P Chilcote who rec eived 343 votes One of the closest races of the night occurred in District 2 for the Democratic nomination with Frank M Davis nailing down the nomination when the last precinct reported in the district Contd on Page 3 Max Schmelling Parson 27 f Tampa Fla and Shade Gap pas sentenced in Huntingdon lounty Court yesterday to serve rora 7 to 15 years In prison s the result of two Tell Town hip cabin burglaries Judge R Merle Heffner pre Ided at the Election Day ses Ion of court and imposed the entence on Parson who pleaded uilty to six charges In open ourt on May 5 Parson was sentenced to pay T he costs pay a fine of for CaSSVille Is he use of Huntingdon County lake full restitution to the cabin iwners and serve an Indefinite irison sentence of not less than even years nor more than 15 ears In each case The judge llreeted that the prison terms n the two cases besejryed urrently The defendants sen ence will date from Ms first Contd on Page 3 With Y Ole INSIDE THE NEWS Along The Juniata 20 Ann Landers13 Classified ads16 Comics17 Crossword19 Election Table 7 Obituaries 2 Our Readers Write 9 Pennsylvania Story 14 Society Club 12 Snorts Chalk up another first for the Cassville Election Board II Last evening theelectionboard from the Trough Creek Valley community was first to report returns from the May 20th Pri mary Election It markeoV the third straight election that the board bad been first with results of balloting Bob Dell is the judge of the election board and Mrs Doris McGahey is the minority inspect or Dell and Mrs McGahey checked in with the Huntingdon County Election Board at last night to win the unofficial derby The Cassville board counted 63 ballots Henderson Township was sec ond at That board with Mrs Gertrude Powell as the Contd on Page 15 HARRY BUTLER SAVAGE Savage Will Be Speaker At Northern Harry Butler Savage of Washington DC will be the guest speaker for the annual commencement of Northern Bedford County High School on Tuesday evening May 27 The title of Mr Savages ad dress is The Law of Aver ages The baccalaureate sermon on Sunday evening May 25 will be delivered by the Rev David K Hanawalt interim pastor of the New Enterprise Church of Kis message theme is The Second Mile Both the baccalaureate ser vice and commencement will be heldin the high school auditorium beginning at 8 oclock Admission will be by guest ticket only Members of the Northern Bedford Area MinJsterium will be assisting in the Sun day evening service Special music will be presented by the senior high mixed chorus under the direction of Stephen Aungst Class speakers for com mencement will be Glencia Hall and Cynthia Lundquist Repre sentlng the school board will Contd on 5 Apollo 10 In Lunar Gravity SPACE CENTER Houston Apollo 10 astro nauts captives of lunar gravity and feeling just great plunged toward the moon today to begin their risky orbital exploration mission At am EDT the astronauts were 38710 miles from the moon and speeding toward it at 2590 miles per hour The 47ton spacecraft passed into the gravity pull of the moon at am EDT while crewmen Thomas P Stafford John W Young and Eugene A Cernan slept before starting the busiest period of their eightday space assignment Ground con trollers told them they could sleep until nearly noon if they wished Apollo 10 was to fire its control rockets at pm to kick itself into an ellipttlcal orbit around the moon and fire them again four hours and 25 minutes later to go into a circular orbit 69 miles above the lunar surface Contd on Page 2 Split Party Nominations Jurist Wins GOP Nod Opponent Is Democrats Choice Judge R Merle Refiner won In Tuesdays balloting His opponent Attorney Morris M Terrizzi also won In the Huntingdon County Primary Election Judge Heffner took the Republican nomination in the spring balloting while Attorney Terrizzi grabbed the Democratic Party R MERLE HEFFNER MORRIS M TERRIZZI Veitch Is Victor In Clise Outcome Is Still In Doubt State Referendum Voting Is Close HARRISBURG UPI A constitutional referendum on the selection of statewide judges today appeared headed for defeat as returns trickled in from Tuesdays Pennsylvania primary With 8341 of the states 9504 precincts counted the vote stood at 524783 yes and 546862 T 1 1 Judgeship Race Holds Party Lines Voting in Huntingdon Borough yesterday was highlighted by an extremely close battle between Paul Veitch and Emerson E Crum for the post of tax col lector with Veitch emerging with a narrow victory In the five borough wards Veitch received 883 votes com pared to 870 for Crum for a 13 vote victory margin The winner carried the first ward by a margin of 129 to 105 and Crum was the pace setter in the second ward with 167 votes to 163 for his opponent Crum also carried the third ward with a margin of 182 to 170 and the fourth ward with 22votes compared to 206 for Veitch The winner received 215 votes in the fifth ward compared to 194 for Crum In the only Huntingdon Bor Contd on Page 15 no The proposal drew a heavy negative vote in Philadelphia The issue before the voters in Tuesdays balloting was whe ther the judges of the Supreme Superior and new Common wealth courts should continue to be elected by partisan bal lot or be appointed by the gov ernor from a list of names sub mitted by a special nominating panel Under the system known as the Missouri plan a judge appointed by a governor to fill a vacancy serves a short pro bationary term and then seeks popular approval for a term by submitting his name to the voters in a yes no proposition on whether he should continue to sit on t h e bench The was placed on the ballot by the 1967 68 Constitutional Convention after its delegates were unable tore Contd on Page 15 nod As a result the two will meet again In a spirited clash at the General Election on Tuesday Nov 4 If the spring campaign is any indication of the type of fight that can be expected in the fmll Hunt ingdon Countians are in for a knockdown affair Attorney Terrizzi won the pop ular vote at the Tuesday election He received 3587 GOP votes and 1952 on the Democratic ticket for a total of 5539 Judge Hef fners popular vote was 5039 Judge Heffner who was appoin ted to the bench on Dec 23 by Gov Raymond P Shafer grabbed the GOP nomination in a tight race by the vote of 3827 to Terrizzis 3587 an edge of only 240 votes Terrizzis margin of victory over the incumbent jurist in the Democratic fight was much lar ger 743 votes the tally being 1952 to 1209 Thejudgeship contest was far and way the highlight in the Huntingdon County balloting yes terdayiOversea ier theparadefor a time inUw morning Over 63 Of Voters Go dragoat type of IO L OllS More than 63 per cent of the eligible voters In Huntingdon County cast ballots at Tuesdays Primary Election Earlier it had been predicted that the turnout would be larger due to the judgeship and district justice contests Unofficial figures show that 10851 persons went to the 57 polling places in Huntingdon County yesterday and cast bal lots for the candidates of their choice The Huntingdon County Elect ion Board had announced earlier that 15590 persons were quali fled to cast ballots at the election The turnout was 6318 per cent of those eligible to vote Rainy weather slowed the voter eligible voters went to the polls a lighter turnout than had been expected rivals for a 10year No 2rated contest the the State Supreme one involving the nomination of district Justices in four created areas of the county is reported In a separate news story HARRISBURG UPI Two Harvard LawSchool graduates will be r term on Court in Pennsylvanias gener al election Party nominations in T u e s but with the return of nice weather later in the day the tempo of the ballotcasting picked up The election boards worked smoothly and there were only a few problems during the day Contd on Page 7 days judicial primary went to in todays Dally News Republican Thomas W Pomer oy of Pittsburgh who is serv ing an interim term on t h e states highest court and Dem ocrat Louis L Manderlno of Monessen dean of the quesne University Law School They will fight it out for the a year seat formerly held by the late Justice Michael A Musmanno Pitts burgh Democrat Contd on Page 3 Huntingdon Countians turned thumbs down on a proposed By CAA amendment to the state constl tution calling for the appointment ty TT 1 of justices and judges of the O Supreme Superior Common wealth and all other statewide courts The amendment won in only two Huntingdon County pre cincts Lincoln Township and Huntingdon Fifth Ward The un official count was 3867 yes and Contd on Page 3 Community Woman Hurt In Accident An Alexandria RD 1 woman was injured in a onecar accident yesterday on wet and slippery Route 22 about 37 miles west of Huntingdon in Porter Township The accident victim Mary A leraci 45 is being treated at the J C Blair Memorial Hos pital for a fractured right hand and multiple contusions Her condition is listed today as sat isfactory State Police said she was east bound at am ascending Kauffmans Hill She lost trol of her 1968 Dodge on the wet highway The vehicle went into a skid spun around crossed the fourlane highway and hit the bank on the north side of the highway as it was Contd on Page 3 Poppy Day Will Be Marked Charles Steel of Moore Street Huntingdon is shown as he secures from a young lass a poppy of remembrance Poppy Day a time to remember the past and honor those who made the supreme sacrifice will be observed this year on Friday May 23 The little girl in the photo is Kristin Bartola 3 daughter of Mr and Mrs Philip Bartola of Saxton and a granddaughter of Mrs Naomi Glasgow of Huntingdon Mr Steel is a charter member of the Frank P Hommon Post No 24 American Legion Poppy chairmen are Mrs Grace Garner for the Ladles Auxiliary of the Standing Stone Post No 154 VFW and Mrs David Honstine for the Ladles Auxiliary to Frank P Hommon Post American Legion THE WEATHER Sunny and mild today high in the upper 60s to low70s Mostly clear and cool tonight low in the 40s Thursday mostly sunny and a little warmer high in the 70s Fri days outlook increasing cloudiness and warmer Three area women have joined the TriCounty CAA staff as com munity workers the executive director Joseph R Gallen announced today Mrs Norman McClaln Robertsdale Mrs Kathryn Brallier Forest Road Everett and Mrs EulaM Trice 309 Lawrence Street Mount Union have all accepted positions as community workers in the Tri County area Mrs McClain mother of two children will serve in the Board Top Mountain Area and the Me Connellsburg area of Fulton County assuming the position that had been held by Mrs Dar lene Horton Mr and Mrs Me Clain have been residents of Robertsdale for the past three years Mrs Brallier was employed to serve as community worker for the Everett and Bedford areas She has had considerable experience for community action work as she was employed as a teachers aide in the Bedford Contd on Page 2 Review Decorating Plans Shirley Wason cochairman of the decorating committee for the 20th Annual Charity Ball lo be held this Friday in the Juniata College Gymnasium discusses last minute decorating plans with the publicity chairmen Mr and Mrs David Leonard Barree Township Voters Elect To Remain Dry Voters in Barree Township in yesterdays balloting rejected by almost identical votes two wetdry proposals and the town ship will remain dry In the question of granting liquor licenses for the sale of liquors in the townshipthe voters cast 66 no votes and 43 affirma tive ballots On the second question dealing with the granting of malt and brewed bf wage retail dispenser licenses for the township the vote was 64 no and 46 yes It was the only special refer endum in the county yesterday ;