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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 23, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 State Library Education Building is burg Pa 7126 L 48 NINE CENTS COPY HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA FRIDAY MAY 23 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 97 DR H FORD CLARK lark New Resident f Academy Dr H Ford Clark took office si night at Bedford as the president of the nnsylvanla Academy of Oph almology and Otolaryngology statewide association ofeye r nose and throat physicians Dr Clark a practicing oph almologist In Huntingdon has rved on the staff of the J C air Memorial Hospital for ore than 30 years and Is now esldent of the staff and past resident of the Huntingdon Coun Medical Society He has also en staff ophthalmologist at the tiilipsburg State Hospital for years Dr Clark received s medical degree from the Diversity of Pittsburgh Medi al School served his Intern hip at St Francis Hospital ttsburgn Medical School ttsburgh and his residency ophthalmology at the Pitts rgh Eye and Ear Hospital The new academy president as actively participated in many vie and religious affairs in his mniunity In 1968 he was ected president of the Hunting n County Council of Churches Since 1964 he has found time Contd on Page 3 Hearing Continues Release Of Reed Being Sought Testimony continues today at a habeas corpus hearing in which Judge R Merle Hqffner is being asked to order the release of 20yearold Samuel Lee Reed of Volant RD from Huntingdon County JaiL Reed was arrested last March 25 and charged with murder robbery burglary and larceny as a result of the fatal beating of Wallace R Foster 49 Water street service station attendant The petition for the habeas corpus hearing prepared by Reeds counsel Attorney Wllllain J Myers contends that the def endant Is being Illegally con fined and deprived of his lib erty at the jail It is contended that a prime facia case has not been established Judge Heffner Is presiding at the hearing and District Attorney Newton C Tayloris represent ing the Commonwealth and fight ing to keep Reed behind bars In addition to Attorney Myers Reed is represented at the hear ing by Attorney Donald E Wil liams of New Castle the Law rence County public defender Reed appeared in court in a neat sports coat and dark trou sers he wore a black turtle neck shirt covered by a white shirt with open collar He appeared calm during the hear ing and show ed interest in the proceedings A number of Reeds relatives were present in the courtroom All witnesses at the hearingwere segregated and were not permit ted in the courtroom except when they were testifying Pathologist Testifies Dr Robert J Hartsock path ologist at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital Johnstown the first witness testified that he performed an autopsy on the body of Wallace Foster on Saturday Feb 8 He said that Fosters death was due to multiple fractures of the skull extensive damage to Contd on Page 2 President Astronauts Resting After Harrowing Trip In Snoopy Arts Center About Vietnam Elections DAVID G KNOX Mount Union Lions Pick New Leader David G Knox partner In Africa Engineering Associates of Huntingdon has been elected president of the Mount Union Lions Club for the fiscal year 196870 He succeeds Frank B Love as head of the service organization The election took place during the regular session held at Motel 22 Restaurant Other officers elected to serve were James D Carlisle first Vice president Harry Cholewin ski second vice president Jack Vaughn vice president Jack Port secretarytreasurer Allen Welch Lion tamer Bumba ConPd on Page 2 TO Organize Saigon Leaders On May 28 Willing To Talk Prove Man Can Land On Moon The directors of the proposed Huntingdon Arts League Inc a governing board for Huntingdons new community arts center will meet for organizational purposes on Wednesday May 28 The directors one voting of ficial and one alternate for each of the art groups comprising the incorporation will meet to elect officers select a treasurer and begin drawing up bylaws for HAL Inc In a joint session held Monday May 19 at the home of Huntingdon Community Theatre Chairman Albert B Mosser repre sentatives from the HCT the Standing Stone Art League the Myers To Head Legion Post No 24 18 Killed In Fighting Pilots Hatch Viet Cong SAIGON helicopter gunshlp pilots caught 600 Viet ong and summoned GIs to surround them and dive bombers to ambard them American headquarters said today 118 guerrillas led in the twoday battle The fighting in Mekong Delta marshlands 60 miles southwest of Saigon Wednesday and Thursday demonstrated the favorite American tactic in the Vietnam the Com munists and then bring in troops and air strikes to batter them Military spokesmen said four troopers of the US 9th Infantry Division were wounded Sent Prison A 16yearold Penn Township y who has been in a great eal of trouble and who escaped the Youth Forestry Camp st Thursday was sentenced to e State Correctonal Institution in the battle which ended early Camp Hill yesterday Judge R Merle Heffner handed own the sentence reluctantly llowing a lengthy Huntingdon ounty Juvenile Court hearing osts in the case are to be aid by the parents Contd on Page 3 Friday with the survivors of the Communist battalion slipping through the American lines and fleeing the trip Other Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops across South Vietnam fired 13 rocket and Contd on Page 5 At McConnellstown Heffner To Be Memorial Day Speaker Huntingdon County Judge R Merle Heffner will be the prin cipal speaker at Memorial Day services at the McConnellstown Cemetery on Friday May 30 The services will begin promptly at Heffner a Huntingdon native and resident of Bryantwood Hunt ingdon has served as president judge of the 20th Judicial District since December 23 1968 He has practiced law in Huntingdon Co unty since admission to the bar in 1940 and served two terms as Huntingdon County District Attorney from 1948 to 1955 A graduate of Huntingdon High School Juniata College and Dick inson School of Law Heffner is married to the former Ada Defi baugh He was one of the first three volunteers from Huntingdon County to enter the service on November 25 1940 under the draft and served a total of five years in the armed forces seeing 37 months overseas duty Arrangements forthe McCon nellstown Memorial Day festivi ties are being made by the Mc Connellstown Cemetery Assoc iation In case of rain the ser vices will be conducted in the United Methodist Church where a meal will be served at 11 oclock by the ladies of the church There will be no parade with Contd on Page 16 the Huntingdon Music Club drew up rudimentary guidelines for the organizational session It was agreed that each separ ate organization in the league would select one voting member and one alternate to comprise the board of directors of the league and that these members and alternates be chosen within each individual organization by whatever means it sees fit It was also agreed that the board be constituted on a basis of twoyear terms for two of the directors and oneyear terms for the other two directors compris ing the original board There after directors will be selected for twoyear terms in order that league leadership may have some continuityon a Rotating basis Thealternates areto be em PARIS The Saigon delegation to the Vietnam talks said today it was willing to talk without preconditions with the Viet Cong about new e feet ions in South Vietnam South Vietnam has set the new elections for 1971 But President Nixon said last week the elections should be held as soon as possible under interna tional supervision Chief US negotiator Henry Cabot Lodge made the Ameri can position clear in Thursdays 18th session of the talks Opportunity To Participate A just and lasting settle ment will require procedures for political choice that give each significant group in South Vietnam a real opportunity to participate in the political life of the nation Lodge said The South Vietnamese said that once the war is over each and every citizen without discrimination could take part in the political life of South Vietnam Contd on Page 12 Westab Aids Margin Of Difference tof WPS made to powered with voting privileges Juniata bv Westab Inc in absence of the official support the Juniata Valley nates in order that all actions Contd on Page 2 INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers 6 Building Page10 Classified Ads 14 15 Comics 13 Crossword Editorial Farm Page On Stage Live School Page Society Club Sports 15 6 9 8 11 7 5 phase of the fMargin of Differ ence development program President John N Stauffer in accepting the check presented by MrRobertCEtniremanager of the Blair Division of Westab Alexandria expressed his grat itude for this expression of con fide nee in Juniata and its future development Westab one of the leading sup pliers in the educational field has made annual grants to col leges and universities This latest gift to Juniata is one of a series made in recent years by the Corporation Mr Etaire said that industry believes that these grants are an investment in the future It is Contd on Page 5 Frank H Myers 40 a Korean Conflict veteran was elected last evening as commander of Hunt ingdons Frank P Horn men Post No 24 American Legion for the year 196970 He served as junior vice commander of the post during the past year Myers an Elco Huntingdon em ploye will succeed Charles H Launtz as head of the veterans organization George F Steel Huntingdon RJ a retired Pennsylvania Nat ional Guard first sergeant was named senior vice commander during the annual balloting Victor C King will be the junior vice commander during the ensuing year the Rev George Holland will be the post chap lain Ronald Harris was reelected finance officer and Frank Sping ola will be the new sergeant at arms Commanderelect Myers said today that he will appoint Charles P Steel as service officer and Charles Launtz the retiring com mander will be the adjutant Steel is being reappointed to the office The new officers will be in Won td on Page 5 Dr Barnards Wile Applies For Divorce CAPE TOWN South Africa wife of Dr Chris tiaan Barnard today applied to the supreme court for a divorce from the surgeon who carried out the worlds first successful heart transplant Mrs Louwtjie Barnard in a brief appearance before the court said her husband told her in March that he was going overseas and would not return to her when he came back to South Africa He did not she Cra85y lunar surface and demonstrating that the landing craft nicknamed Snoopy can take men onto the moon and bring them safely back to a mothership Most dramatically Stafford and Cernan showed that men trained for the job could that Ihe had successfully deal with malfunc SPACE CENTER Houston Apollo 10 astro nauts rested today having surmounted the hazards of mans greatest day in space and all but assured a manned US lunar landing in July The new frontiers won for America by Thomas P Staf ford John W Young and Eugene A Cernan Include mans closest approach to the said Barnard currently is on another trip abroad and not expected to return here until mid June In the proceedings which lasted only two minutes Mrs Barnard told Justice M Theron in Cape Town on Nov 6 1948 He was 25 and she 24 They have two daughter 19 and a son 18 My husband went overseas in March this year Before he left he told me he was not returning to me He returned Confd on Page 5 On May 30 NASA Man To Speak At Petersburg THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy and mild today high In the 6 Os to a round 70 Fair and cool tonight low in the low 40s to around 50 Saturday mostly sunny and a little warmer high mid 60s to low 70s Outlook for Sunday partly cloudy and warmer JoelSteel administrative ass istant of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center of Silver Springs Md will deliver the address on Memorial Day May 30 in the Cedar Grove Cemetery at Peters burg The Cloyd K Davis Post 150 of the American Legion will be in charge of the services At am a flag raising ceremony mr will be conducted at the veterans y OtC memorial on the diamond in Pet ersburg The Boy Scouts will lay a wreath at the memorial in memory of all comrades who have give their lives that this nation the worst one born of human error which threatened them 250000 miles from home The orbital moon explorers had an easy day ahead today They were told they could sleep until about 2 pm EDT In the afternoon they are scheduled for maneuvers to improve moon navigation techniques and they are due for a live television show at pm Apollo 10 already has shown that revisions of lunar naviga tion procedures made after the Apollo 8 mission around the moon are highly successful A space agency official reported early today that navigation aboard Apollo 10 is much better than we expected its working fantastically Early Saturday morning Apollo 10 fires its main mot or Contd on Page 3 Reports Official Is Today The official count ofthe bal under God will always endure as a lotlne in Huntingdon County for Gives Guidelines In Selection Of Judges EDITORS NOTE President ixon called newsmen into his rffice Thursday and told them why and how he had chosen Warren E Burger to become next chief justice of the LJnlted States The candor of he President amazed longtime iVhite House observers In the ollowing dispatch Merriman mith dean of White House orrespondents describes what appened why WASHINGTON UPI Pres cient Nixon broke precedent irhen he discussed with about 0 reporters the reasons behind its selection of Circuit Judge barren Earl Burger to be the lew chief justice of the United States Normally presidents over the past 30 or 40 years have been most reluctant to go into any sort of detail about why they select a prominent American for a particular job With little warning Thursday Nixon called reporters into office and began to explain why he had selected Burger for the nations highest judicial post and furthermore the standards which would guide him in filling future high court vacancies Standards For Nomination Nixon said that in naming future justices he would look to federal appellate and district judges as well as legal scholars and constitutional lawyers He said he would not be bound by attempting to create a racial religious or geographical ba lance on the court Nixon also said that because of the Abe Fortas matter he was determined the appointee should not be a personal friend and close adviser a consider ation which in varying degrees eliminated former Atty Gen Herbert Brownell Atty Gen John N latchell and Charles Rhyne a classmate at Duke and former president of the American Bar Association Nixon said he felt strongly the relationship be tween the president and the justices should be at arms length Perhaps the case of Associate Justice Abe Fortas was high in his mind Nixon gave every appearance of trying to say what was on his mind and what entereo into his selection of a relatively unknown working federal judge Warren E Burger to be the highest Contd cm Page 5 free nation The parade will assemble at the Legion Home at am The Color Guard will lead the march followed by the National Guard The Juniata Valley Band will be under the direction of Russell the May 20 primary begins at 1 pm today Members of the Huntingdon County Board of Elections hope to completely finish the vote count by the end of the after noon Unless we have to open LaForce George Thatcher will the box for some reason Chief have charge of the firing squad clerk of the Commissioners and they will precede the vet erans past and present All servicemen are asked to official tallies by the close of Lewis F Greene stated we ought to be able to have the report to the American Legion Home in uniform if possible If a uniform Is not available wear work today A full board of commissioners met in regular session at the a Legion Cap A special invi Courthouse Thursday Gordon tation Is extended to all World HaverstockJamesDiCosimo War I veterans transportation Henry C McCamant Atty A for these comrades will be pro Lvnn Corcelius county solicitor vided Other marching units will In elude the Ladies Auxiliary of Post ector 150 the Petersburg Fire Com vices pany and area children Each child will carry his own nag since January of this year to and Greene Mrs Martha Jones acting dir of the child weltere ser presented the statistics the county CWS operations The opening services in the the present Contd on Page 16 Contd on Page 2 Gunfire Is Heard Again On Campus Presents Gift To Juniata College Robert Etnire manager the Blair Division Westab Inc presents President John N Stauffer of Juniata College with a check for in support of the Margin of Difference development program at the Huntingdon Institution Gunfire resumed in the early hours today at North Carolina University scene Thurs day of the second death in recent campus protest Five policemen and a black youth were wounded one seriously in the latest exchange of fire between police and snipers In Berkeley Calif where one student died Monday police and National Guard troops Thursday fenced in demonstra tors with a wall of bayonets then arrested more than 496 persons Over 800 had been arrested in a week of protest near the University of Calif or nia campus Police were met with a hall of BB pellets at Seattle Wash Community College fist fights broke out at Pennsylvania State University two fires were reported at St Pauls College in Virginia and demonstrators broke up a faculty meeting at Mankato Minn State College as campus protest continued Thursday Renewed sniping broke out at the Greensboro campus of North Carolina despite an 8 pm to 5 am curfew and patrols by police and 490 guardsmen many riding ar mored personnel carriers Authorities said one of the policemen was seriously wound Contd on Page 5 ;