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Daily News (Newspaper) - November 3, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS State Library Education Building VOL 48 NINE CENTS PEH COPY HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY NOVEMBER 3 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 236 Judgeship Contest Grabs Spotlight In General Election Tomorrow In County Both Parties Eye Off Year Voting In State Tuesday 6 Hijackers Return Face US Charges PLATTSBURGH N Y UPI Six Americans who hijacked planes to Cuba but became disenchanted with Fidel Cas HARRISBURG UPI No major issues are at stake this year tnjs island returned voluntarUy but both major parties will keep a close watch on results of tQ statps tfl voting in Pennsylvanias off year elections Tuesday Nixon Will Make North Viet 4 Justice Of Peace The balloting will provide them with a testing ground for the big 1970 statewide campaigns when the governorship a U S Senate seat and other key of fices go on the line A light turnout is expected statewide but heavier voting is expected in a number of local contests such as the Pittsburgh mayoralty and the Philadelphia district attorney race Both Democratic and Republi can leaders with 1970 in mind will study the outcome of con tests for a state Supreme Court judgeship and municipal and county offices looking for any specific weaknesses or strengths in their grass roots organiza tions Republicans outnumber Demo crats in statewide registration totals with 2712626 eligible vot ers compared to the Demo crats 2653190 The GOP mar Contd on Page 15 face federal charges that could be punishable by death Although the six men fled the United States for varying reasons marital difficulties job problems unhappiness with life In relatives who corresponded with them said the six were held suspect in Cuba denied adequate jobs and in at least one case detained as virtual prisoners The men were gone from three to 20 months All six were charged with kidnaping and air piracy and held in bail ranging from to Two of the men waived their rights at the arraignment hearing early Sun day morning in Plattsburgh the other four were awaiting the arrival of attorneys today All were expected to be returned to the areas where the hijackings took place by Tuesday or Wednesday Contd on Page 12 36 States Are Getting iRain Today Thirtysix states reported Jrain today as high tides homes and fishing along the Carolina Coast nd torrential rains caused Jlowland flooding on the Atlantic 3oast The Rockies and Plains more snow up to 10 inches The heaviest rain occurred in Jthe Middle Atlantic States and Jin Southern New England by a storm in the as a wet weather continued in much of the Ination Drizzle fell across the Mid Iwest and turned Into snow Itoward the Central Rockies vhich received record snow last month New Mexico mountain 44th Annual Mardi Gras Is Staged areas reported 10 inches of new snow Sunday Fresh snow fell in Texas Colorado and Wyom ing packing passes The snow hampered the search for a plane missing in Colorado and was blamed for traffic deaths in Colorado and New Mexico In the East Atlantic City NJ received threequarters of an inch of rain in a sixhour span ending early today Tides Cause Damage Kicked up by the Atlantic storm high tides damaged piers and some homes along Ithe coastline of the Carolinas lln the Atlantic the Coast conducted a search for a tugboat which was reported to be taking on water The Marjorie McAllister en route from New York City to Jacksonville Fla with a crew of six radioed it was near Cape Contd on Page 15 Plea For Support For Viet Efforts WASHINGTON UP Nixon goes before the na tion tonight in a major effort to unite the vast middle ground of American public opinion behind his efforts to end the Vietnam war WASHINGTON UPI ident Nixon goes before the nation tonight in a effort to unite the vast middle ground of American public opinion behind his efforts to end the Vietnam war 2 Injured As Hunting Season Opens In Area Two persons were slightly In jured in Huntingdon County Sat The plea for tolerance coming time and two weeks after one antiwar demonstra tion and 10 days before a and frustrations of those Americans who want an honor able end to a war which has killed 39000 American soldiers urday during the opening of the second one was expected to be second phase of the small game an attemPt to face the fears season Richard Gill II 11yearold son of Richard E Gill Sr 3823 Frenchs Avenue Wilmington Del was hit by four lead pelm Slx years lets from the gun of an unknown There were no Indications the hunter Three of the pellets pmEST address to te hit him in the leg one entered arried nationwide on radio and his shoulder television would include a Young GUI was not hunting dramatically accelerated troop but was in the company of his pullout or new father and his uncle Bernard developments Gill 310 Sixteenth Street Hunt Works On Speech ingdon They were in the East Nixon worked on the speech Branch area of Jackson Township during a foggy rainchilled on Saturday afternoon when the weekend in the Maryland accident occurred mountains at Camp David He SAIGON UPI The new North Vietnamese push in the Central Highlands has forced Allied troops to withdraw from three US artillery bases along the Cambodian border Military spokesmen said to day the abandonment of the bases during the weekend was followed Sunday by a Commu nist ambush of a US convoy in the same area killing six Americans and wounding seven At least 7000 North Vietna mese recently moved into the border area 110 miles north east of Saigon and for the first time in four months used conventional artillery to force the Allies to withdraw The US and South Vietna mese troops who left fire bases Contd on Page 12 Races On Tap Big Turnout Expected A bitterly contested race for the post of judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Huntingdon County is expected to produce a better than normal turnout of voters in tomorrows General Election balloting Judce R Merle Heffner appointed to the post following the re signation of Judge Swirles L Himes is being challenged by Attor ney Morris M Terrizzi in the spotlight race in the election The two men battled in the spring primary with Heffner gain ing the Republican Party nomina tion while Terrizzi received the Democratic Party nomination and a majority of votes cast by the county electorate For several months after the primary the campaign was dor mant but in recent weeks it has turned into one of the most hotly contested in county history Both men are graduates of the 172 Called For County Jury Duty Mount Union Will Vote On Pool Issue Voters in the Borough of Mount Union are reminded that they will be voting on the swimming pool issue at the November 4th Contd on Page 10 One hundred seventytwo Hunt ingdon Countains have been called for jury duty by Sheriff Robert Norris Trial o f criminal cases is scheduled to open on Monday nave Gill was treated at the J C remained at the secluded Large Crowd Sees Mount Union Fete Mount Union streets were packed with spectators Saturday night to view the 44th annual Mardi Gras Many colorful floats and a large number of mummers participated in the gala event Blair Memorial Hospital andthen retreat Pining to released return to the White House about Details the sPeech were iring Of lanner For bounty Urged The Huntingdon County Re Development Authority has issued a request to the county commls urging the employment of Ithe professional planner in Hun tingdon County in all haste I In a resolution passed at the recent meeting of the redevelop Iment authority the members urged that funds be made avail able to pay the salary necessary ho obtain services of this agen cy and make them available to Contd on Page 10 In Grid Contest Kistler Man Grabs First Prize James I Cox of 211 Riverside Drive Kistler grabbed first prize in The Daily News Foot ball Contest The winning form showed six incorrect games out of 25 A merchandise certificate be issued to Mr Cox in the amount of and may be redeemed at any of the parti cipating stores With Pitt upsetting Syracuse and Mount Union tying withTussey Mountain the going was a little tough in this contest Tying for second place and missing seven games each were seven area residents They are Helen A Marshall P 0 Box 241 Mount Union Timothy Di Salvo 23 South Jefferson Street Mount Union Philip HJungPO Box 212 Mount Union Fred Angle Saltillo Dick Gamble 312 Penn Contd on Page 10 Excellent music was furnished by the Mount Union Area Senior High School Band directed by Marshall Spayd and the Mount Union Area Junior High Band supervised by William Printz The Junior High Band members made a fine appearance in their new uniforms In the spotlight were the snappy American Legion Sweethearts Drum and Bugle Corps of Lewis town The threatening weather did not dampen the Halloween spirit of the crowd as the weatherman cooperated by holding off the rain until the parade had disbanded The Mount Union Area Jaycees organized the parade which was sponsored by the Mount Union Contd on Page ID Doyle M Watkins 44 Cass ville was hit by four pellets while hunting near Cassvllle on kept secret mA no sPetifics had Saturday morning at a m Ieaked out But the central Three of the pellets were reProblem the President moved at the hospital the other aPPeared to be how to convince one was not removed responsible critics he is disen Game Commission officials at gaging from the war as fast as the Southcentral Division without makine the quarters at Huntingdon said that Communists think they can sit Contd on Page 2 Contd on Page C INSIDE THE NEWS Senate Is Turning To Money Bills Ann Landers17 Classified ads18 19 Comics22 Crossword19 Football Contest 10 11 Society Club14 Sports4 5 Through These Doors 21 iiiii Of Residence Halls Announced Four Trustees Of Juniata College Will Be Honored THE WEATHER A complex of residence halls planned to house 208 students at Juniata College will be named in honor of four trustees of the 93yearold institution when they are completed next spring ac cording to Juniata president Dr John N Stauffer The trustees so to be honored are Harrisburg hotel executive College President William R Flory New York at noted in making the an nouncement The residential complex two torney Joseph W Kline promi nent Baltimore businessman Newton Long and Robert E Mil separate buildings each compris ler deceased formerly of Johns town Mostly cloudy and cooler today and tonight with chance of light rain or drizzle tonight High today upper 40s to mid 50s Low tonight upper 30s to mid 40s Tuesday vari able cloudiness and cool with chance of light rain or drizzle High in 40s Wednesdays out look partly cloudy and cool ing two fourstory units are due for completion in Vlarch 1970 These men have given notably The four units will be recog of their efforts wisdom and subnlzed as the Flory Kline Long stance in the advancement of and Miller Houses running from north to south The entire com plex will be known as the East Houses since the buildings lie on the east side oi the 55acre main tract of the Juniata campus The buildings are of contemp orary architecture and are con structed of brick and stone Re inforced concrete floors will be fully carpeted and the buildings will be heated electrically with individual room control Archi tects for the project are Camp bell Rea and Large of Altoona Contd on Page 2 Reduce Danger Of Assassination olitical Leaders Are Told o Avoid Massive Meetings WASHINGTON UPI The National Commission on the Causes I and Prevention of Violence has recommended that presidents and other political leaders cut back appearances at mass public I meetings in an effort to reduce the danger nf assassination The commission in a 580 age report on assassination enough free time be made nd political violence in the available toward the end of InitPd States released presidential election campaigns laid turbulence is so to change the present system of Jreat that new steps should be intensive personal appearances aken to ensure the safety of Appearances Overrated slitical candidates and civil nr Milton Kisonhower chnir lenders man of the commission nnd One of the stops the violence brother of the late President lanol said would be to rely indicated the value of public Vreasingly on television to appearances may bo overrated loach mass audiences It urged anvwav He said the report doesnt quite say political candidates shouldnt appear in public but some situations are worse than others Iarse outdoor mass meetings probably reach less than 1 per certt of the electorate You can reach more than that in one night on television The commission also called for extending Spcr Service protection to any federal office holders or candidates whose lives arc considered temporari ly imperiled It urged state nnd Contd on Puge 12 Dickinson School of Law and both have been practicing law in Hun tingdon County for more than 28 years With both candidates crossfil Nov 10 and P8 rr nj r been directed to report at Contd on Page 3 v am on that date R Merle Heffner will preside at the November Term of Huntingdon County Court Fiftytwo persons are being called for duty as traverse jurors for the trial of civil cases start ing Monday Dec 15 They have been directed to report at am on that date The jury commissioners also have drawn a list of grand jurors m but members of this panel are WASHINGTON UP The on call and they will not be Senate this week turns to voting n 6 summoned unless they are on money matters to keep the needed If a J government running nameg Qf ng li H y S tte wil1 announced AHH Those being calledfcr jury duty Although the federal business year began more than four TTRORS months ago Congress has PETIT JURORS enacted only two of the 13 Anderson Mary H Steno Ma regular money bills needed to pleton finance the federal government Anderson Book Bind Government spending has been er Huntingdon 2nd Ward going on at the same rate as Anderson Leona Hw Cass the previous fiscal year on Twp the basis of temporary resolu Neely Lumberman tions granting such permission Dublin TwP President Nixon warned last Contd on Page 13 week budget planning for next year will be difficult unless some action is taken The Senate this week takes up an appropriations bill covering the Contd on Page 12 Tk 1 1 T Probed Loss About Seven traffic accidents were investigated by Huntingdon State Police during the weekend Fortunately only one person was slightly injured but total loss including damage to 12 ve hicles and a house amounted to One of the accidents was a hitrun incident in which three parked cars were damaged Three of the incidents were at the same location in Shirley Township One of the cars involved was demolished when it rammed into a parked car and a house Contd on Page 10 Filmstage Musical By Brandaus Opens On Sixth Visitation Day Planned For Nov 13 In keeping with the observance of American Education Week Sun day November 9 through Satur day November 15 the Huntingdon Area School District is sponsor ing a visitation Day on Thurs day November 13 The program will consist of a brief orientation lunch and a visit to various schools The tentative time schedule is set for am until pm Contd on Page 15 Project To Be Completed Next Spring i trustees of tlio sident John N Stauffer said today An original filmstage musi cal by a young husbandandwife team Will and Debbie Brandau of Juniata College will open next weekend on the stage of Oiler Auditorium for a threeday run Nov 6 7 and 8 The musical entitled This Is Your Captain Speaking will be the first major stage pro duction for the new college year by Juniatas Department of Speech and Theatre It will be staged by Clinton E Briggs associate professor of speech and theatre and chairman of the department Professor Briggs describes the musical as a spirited saga of the airways which wing charac ters and spectators through the labyrinthian corridors of inter national airports into the gullet of anelephantine stratojet ching in action and song the flight patterns of distress and dyspepsia which have assuredly assaulted all who have sought airborne refuge from the earths asphy xiated asphalt arteriosclerosis While This Is Your Captain Speaking streamjets songs and dialogue dances and plot two student formed musical en sembles will pulse rhythm and melody into the nine songs fea tured in the production Two movie screens will flash kaleidoscopic scenes of airport life as vignettes reinforcing or counteracting live action on the stage Contd on Page 3 ;