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Daily News (Newspaper) - May 26, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania THE DAILY NEWS State Education Building rfic Pa 17126 48 HUNTINGDON AND MOUNT UNION PA Monday May 26 1969 NO 99 harlie Brown Returns Home o Splashdown In Pacific Hies pen New Offensive SAIGON a leekend of fighting that killed lore than 600 guerrillas the Military Command today nounced a new 3300man nteroffenslve to break up a ommunist threat on the ern coast The heavy weekend fighting J the new offensive called Deration Lamar Plain came Imld outcry from Democratic paders in Congress the United jtates was increasing combat Vietnam while talking peace i Paris At the same time Informed JrS military sources in Saigon laid the Viet Cong had Jtrated 100 to 300 terrorists fcito the capital with the US fmbassy and the presidential ace their targets The lources said a largescale Ittack on the city was not in light The Viet Congs Liberation Itadlo announced meantime hat the Communists would erve a truce from 7 Contd on Page 12 Speaker Financial Matters Still Hot No Cooling Air For Lawmakers HARRISBURG UPI The General Assembly returns today to pick up its heated 1969 session where it left it some three weeks ago and there is no cooling air in sight seniors t Tussey Lear Talk Jesus offers you the keys to security ed the Rev Joseph Hull in is message during the annual accalaureate service held Sun ay evening at Tussey Mountain i School Relatives and friends of this ears graduating class assera iled in the high school gymna lium for the program at 8 The main speaker is pas of the Sarton Church of God ad used as his sermon topic Message to Youth The test for his message was Luke seek ye the king God and all these things be added unto you He asked the graduates Have collected your bonus Ana tze your ambition to see what fpu money safe secure job Sclent rts are becoming more aware aat there is more to life than be 70year allotted life span Irhich is a preparation for the Jons of eternity Security involves thinking ab Contd on Page 8 INSIDE THE NEWS WILLIAM S RHODES Mount Union Graduation Is June 3 Mount Union Area High School has scheduled its annual com mencement for Tuesday evening June 3 in the high school audi torium at 730 pm William S Rhodes of Wllliamsburg will be the keynote speaker Rhodes chief of the Division of Undergraduate Teacher Educa tion Department of Public In struction has chosen as his subject theme Passing of the Baton This year the baccalaureate service has been slated for Mon day evening June 2 at pm in the high school auditorium The sermon will be delivered The prime source of contro versy is Gov Raymond P Sha fers proposal for a billion general fund budget and a state Income tax to raise the million in new spending it in volves That budget is for the 196970 fiscal year which opens July 1 Despite the time factor the administrations taxation and budget proposals have not even been formally introduced in the House Legislative leaders were in clined to move Immediately on the budget problems but no one seemed able to say in what direction Senate President Pro Temp Robert D Fleming R Alleg heny called for interparty and interchamber negotiations in an effort to avoid fiscal chaos in Pennsylvania If the budget dilemma is not resolved by July 1 t h e law makers will have to pass stop gap appropriations to keep the state government machine run ning at minimum levels The most adverse criticism of the Shafer budget in the leg islature has come from his own Republican party The Senate GOP t majority and the House Republican mi nority have come up with pro ln United Fund Institute Is Planned Announcement was made at the regular meeting of the United Fund Board of Directors of plans to hold the Central Pennsylvania United Way Institute in Hunting don on June 11 The institute is being spon sored by Community Services of Pennsylvania and the United Fund of Huntingdon County and will be held at the Holiday Inn Jr Route 22 and Fourth Street from 1000 am to pm Presidents campaign chair men budget committee chair men publicity chairmen em ployed staff and other United Fund leaders are being Invited from Roaring Spring Martinsburg Tyrone Bellefonte State Col lege Lock Haven Lewlstown Altoona Indiana Johnstown Clearfield DuBols and ingdon This Is a informal meet ing with a sharing of ideas from by the Rev James Matzpastpr pbsals that would hold s t a t e volunteers and professionals of the United Presbyterian Church His sermon is entitled Peace Man Peace Presiding minister on Monday evening will be the Rev William J Medlock of the First Baptist Contd on Page 12 spending at about current lev els and require no new or in creased taxation Majority House Democrats are concentrating their efforts for the moment on an investi fCnntd on Page 2 I Ann Landers10 f Classified Ads14 15 I Comics 13 1 Crossword 15 Editorials 6 I Society and Club News 11 I Sports45 Through These Doors 7 I Car Care Supplement Sail From Sail Morocco Heyerdahl Begins Atlantic Voyage SAFT Morocco UPI Four tnousand miles of ocean and the likelihood of hurricanes at the end stretched out today before explorer Thar Heyerdahl his international crew and their soggy papyrus boat Despite perfect sailing weath er and calm waters both long oars used to steer the soggy boat snapped on the start of its 4000mile trip to the Americas Jacques Artaug a French publisher said He accompa nied the boat as it left North Africa Sunday Only one crew member seemed to be really happy Artaug said That was Safi the little monkey who was Injured Man Pound 7 Hour After Accident The resignation of Frank B Love Mount Union as a member of the board of directors was accepted with regret Father Francis A Ackerson 1969 Cam paign Chairman issued an en couraging report on enlistments to date and progress of campaign plans The budget committee ann ounced a change in the date of the third Budget Review Meet ing H will beheld on June 11 1969 and not on June 4th as previously stated at the Union National Bank and Trust Com pany Meeting Room in Hunting don The board voted to retain a booth at the Huntingdon County Fair again this year for the use of the eleven United Fund Agen cies in bringing their many and important services before the pu blic Contd on Page 12 Moon Flight Called Most Successful SPACE CENTER Houston three moon pilots successful scouts for mans conquest of the moon came blazing home today to the warm South Pacific from orbiting the arid lunar seas Thomas P Stafford Eugene A Cernan and John W Young brought back 110 per cent success in the most successful space flight America has ever flown Next up was mankinds date with 11 and a manned landing on the moon July 20 Without Apollo 10 it could not take place Flashing one last dazzling view of the approaching clobe and telling its inhabitants nothing is impossible its up to your imagination the three astronauts shot squarely down a narrow corridor in space into the earths atmosphere In eight days since they roared aloft from Cape Kenne dy May 18 they lad traveled three quarters of a million miles in space orbited the moon 31 times and mapped a landing site on the moons Sea of Tranqullity for Apollo 11 Stafford and Cernan flew within 95 miles of the lunar surface In the type of buglike landing craft which will touch down there with Apollo 11 astronauts Neil a Arnstrong and Edwin E Buzz Aldrin Apollo ib wound up its flight anniversary of President John F message to Congress committing the Unit ed States to a manned landing on the moon by the end of the decade Contd on Page 8 Car Burns After Headoii Collision Huntingdon firemen pour foam on the burning 1968 Olds Cutlas in which Stephen M Homo lash 22 Mount Union was killed early Sunday morning Driver of car John M Barchuk 26 also of Mount Union was injured Car burst into flames after headon crash with car operated by Jack M Foreman 48 Mapletbn Depot Foreman was critically Injured 2 Others Hurt in Rt 22 Collision 1 Critical Young Man Killed In Fiery Headon Crash About seven hours after an auto accident early Sunday morn ing the seriously injured driver of the car involved in the crash wandered into the Motel 22 office along Route 22 west of Mount Union The man John Brumbaugh 24 Huntingdon RD 3 is listed in fair condition today at the J C Blair Memorial Hospital Contd on Page 8 running around the roof of the boat The animal is the crews mascot Artaug said one sailor was seasick and the others were discouraged by the steering Contd on Page 3 Vstilirs At Start Of Trial loed Tells Of Her Ordeal luried Alive For 82 Hours DECATUR Ga UPI The slender coed stared nervously the bearded defendant and the 200 spectators waited in pin silence for her words I told ealize what him You dont it would be like to buried Miami heiress arbara Jane Mackle testified Yes I do she said the n accused kidnaper Gary even Krist replied I was In rison for several years Its ke being buried I Testimony by the 20yearold University junior closed the states case Saturday jalhst Krist charged with g the girl alive for 82 rs while he negotiated with her millionaire father for in ransom courtappointed defense for Krlst 24 a former University of Miami marine researcher was to begin Its case today in De Kalb County Superior Court Krists alleged accomplice Honduras born EisemannSchier 26 will tried ln Jlaie Miss Mackle Identified Krlst and Miss Schler as the persons who kidnaped her Dec 17 from an offcampus motel room where her mother was caring for her because she was sick and couldnt get in the university infirmary during an Asian Flu outbreak During her 30minute testimo ny the girl told publicly for tlie first time her harrowing experience at the hands of the two kidnapers The ordeal began with a knock on the door before dawn by a man who shouted he had news of a traffic accident apparently involving a boy Contd on Page 8 Congress Faces First Rights Fight WASHINGTON UPI gress may face its first civil rights fight of 1969 this week when Northern Democrats push for a provision to cut off federal farm funds to areas where racial discrimination is practiced At issue is a billion appropriation bill covering what the Agriculture Department will spend for the year beginning July 1 It includes subsidies for farmers who hold land out of production as well as other department programs In the House where the measure came up today Northern Democrats said they would seek an amendment to cut off farm funds to any program in violation of the a n t i discrimination require ments of the 1964 Civil Rights Act Contd on Page 8 Committee Heads Oppose Stamp Plan WASHINGTON UPI chairmen of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees say they oppose President Nixons proposal to give free food stamps to the nations poorest families One predicted food money would be diverted to beer and marijuana House Agriculture Cbairman W R Poage DTex and Senate Agriculture Chairman Allen J Ellender whose committee is conducting hear ings on proposals to sharply increase food stamp spending were interviewed separately Although Sen George S McGoverns Select Nutrition Committee has held widely publicized hearings and field trips on hunger the Agriculture Committees of the two houses have responsibility for approv ing any changes in the present program Ellender said he feared costs Contd on Page 12 A spectacular headon crash on Route 22 just west of Wil liam Penn Inn snuffed out the life of a wellknown Mount Union young man early Sunday morning and injured two other persons one critically Stephen M Homolash 22of 48 East Water street Mount Union an employe at Dollingers Mens Store in Huntingdon was instant ly killed in the fiery smashup Jack J Foreman 43 Main Street Mapteton Depot formerly of Huntingdondriver onecftbe cars involved to the fatality was critically injured He is a patient in the intensive care unit at Altoona Hospital today un der the care of a neurosurgeon John M Barchuck 26 of 509 a decision on North Shaver Street Mount Un at the opening tne driver at the second ve hide is listed in good condi tion today at J C Blair Memorial Hospital Huntingdon Homolashs death was the fourth on Huntingdon County Highways this year Both cars were reducedto junk in the accident Se conds after the terrific impact the Barchuk car a 1968 Oldsmo bile Cutlas coupe burst Into lii Rccd Hearing Jurist To GiveTRuling June 9 Judge R Merle Heffner plans to hand down Monday June 9 of Huntingdon Argument Court as to whether or not the Com monwealth has established a prime facia against Samuel Lee Reed 20 of Volant RD 3 Reed is being held in Hunting don County Jail on four charges murder robbery burglary and larceny as the result of the Jan 12 incident at DeVores Gulf STEPHEN M HOMOLASH Services Held At Service Station at Waterstreet uue coupe uursi uuo m when Wallace Robert Fowler flames and the interior of the vehicle was completely gutted Barchuck and Homalash were Contd on Page 12 49 Alexandria R D was fatally beaten over the head dur ing a holdup Judge Heffner presided at a threeday habeas corpus hearing that ended near noon on Saturday in whichReeds attorney William J MyersEdq contendedthathis client is being held illegally and deprived of his liberty in jail The Huntingdon jurist directed Myers andDistrict Attorney New ton C Taylor to file briefs on certain legal aspects of the case prior to June 5 Upon receipt of the briefs Heffner will prepare his opinion in the matter Prior to adjournment on Sat urday the Judge said that in his opinion sufficient circumstantial evidence had been presented to show corpus delicti the fact that a crime or offense had actually been committed At least 13 witnesses were Contd on Page 2 2 Injured In Smashup Two persons were injured Sun day in a twovehicle accident in Warriors Mark Township two miles north of Birmingham Arietta Couch 52 Tyrone RD 4 the operator of the car a I960 Buick sedan is a patient in the Tyrone Hospital today where she is being treated for possible internal injures and a laceration of the nose Mabel K Genslmore 52 also of Tyrone RD 4 a pas senger in the Buick also was in Contd on Page 3 Southern Backers Happy With Selection Of Burger AndThen God Also was the topic of a sermon delivered last evening at the baccalaureate ser vice held by Southern Huntingdon County High School Speaking at the program held in the high school auditorium was the Rev Edward S Gob recht pastor of the United Church of Christ In McConnellstown Mr Gobrecht stated there are many subjects to cover as far as school is concerned and with the great turmoil in our world it pulls one In many directions There are many opportunities in the world but we should not forget God and we try to add Him to our lives also he noted We try to give God some rec ognition in our lives said Mr Gobrecht but we find that He Is not like an ingredient that we can Just add to life to make It better and richer God is a per son and we speak of God as coming first The speaker continued by say ing that if we give Him more than lip service when we say it Is Gods world then we will have to accept God on His terms Contd on Page 3 WASHINGTON UPI President Nixons conservative Southern supporters contend he finally expressed his true political philos ophy In nominating Warren E Burger a law and order judge as chief justice of the United States THE WEATHER Sunny and cooler today high upper 50s to mid 60s Fair and cool tonight lov upper 30s to mid 40s Sunny and warmer Tuesday high upper 60s to mid 70s Wednesdays outlook partly cloudy and warm This behindscenes specula tion came in stronger terms than the public statements or approval Southern congression al leaders made after the President announced his choice last week Throughout the Republican administrations first four months in ofiice conservative Kixon supporters became Nixon apologists and finally Nixon critics because of a procession of appointments and decisions they did not like In a crucial contest for Wallace votes in his cam paign to win Southern border states Nixon had made an array of conservativeappear ing pledges that appealed to a bipartisan segment of the entire South Nixon had sprinkled his law and order votegetting trail with specific bids for the Souths favor such as his public disapproval of the idea of busing children to achieve racial balance There was widespread con sternation therefore when Dr James E Allen Jr former New York state school superln tendent known as the nations leading busing advocate was named commissioner of educa tion This appeared to be a ISO degree turn for a man the Souths conservative majorities had looked to to save their concept of the neighborhood school Brandishing the Burger nom ination as vindication of their Contd on Page 3 15Y carOld Allcnport Boy Steals A 15yearold Allerport boy has admitted stealing a 1962 Chevrolet Corvalr early Saturday morning in his home community The car owned by Robert Lear of Allenport was stolen from in front of the Lear home at 2 am Saturday State Police located the vehicle at Saturday at the Rog Garner Chev rolet parking lot about onehalf mile from the spot where it was Contd on Page 12 ;