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Daily News (Newspaper) - November 13, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania State 17V 2lpr AntiWar Demonstrations Open In Washington Today March Against Death To Start At Arlington WASHINGTON UPI of persons came to the nations capital from every state today to protest the Vietnam War The government was ready The protesters planned to step off in the dusk tonight from the Arlington National Cemetery where many of the nations dead from other wars lie and walk one by one for 40 hours across the Potomac River past the White House and to the Capitol It was a march against death which the antiwar demonstration sponsors New Mobilization Committee New Mobe called a Vietnam memorial The signs they were to carry bore the names of the nearly 40000 American Vietnam dead On Saturday with lastminute permission from the Nixon administration in exchange for a pledge of nonviolence a group that may reach 200000 will march from the Capitol up historic Pennsylvania to within one block of the White House Then they will cut around in back of the White House and gather at the Washington Monument Objective Is Withdrawal The objective of the march as well as of all three days of demonstrations is The United States immediate and total withdrawal from Vietnam Security was tight Federal buildings along Pennsylvania Avenue were sealed off The telephone company took steps to ensure communications would be maintained A security force of nearly 40000 hidden from scattered throughout the Washington area on the alert to prevent trouble New Mobe Committee itself furnished more than 2500 of wore either blue armbands with peace signs or for those stationed around police stations white arm bands On the eve of the demonstra tions a bipartisan delegation representing more than 400 senators and representatives called on President Nixon to tell him they supported his Vietnam policies There are 530 members of Congress Nixon promptly put through a call to US Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge at the Paris talks to tell him 01 the broad congressional support for his policies Send Letter To Lodge Fiftynine of the 100 senators sent Lodge a letter They said We do not believe a just peace would lw served ly precipitate withdrawal of United States troops The Presidents efforts sup port a just peace through negot iations and by assistingthe South Vietnamese to build their strength as quickly as possible so that they can defend themselves and allow American troops to return home This week after reiustng to do so earlier several senators J McCarthy D Minn George S McGovern D SS Charles E Goodell RNY to speak at demon stration activities Nixon refused to meet with New Mobe leaders this week But a White House statement said Nixon feels very strongly that citizens have every right to bpress their point of view Gunmen Strike During Lunch Break The demonstration comes al most one month to the day after the Oct 15 Vietnam moratorium in which persons were urged to abstain from business as usual that day and where in Washington 50000 persons marched carrying candles from the Washington Monument to Ihe White House And it comes six years after NEW YORK UPI the civil rights march in ing to Wells Fargo rules there Washington in 19C3 and two are only two reasons their years after the march on the armored trucks can make Pentagon also waged in unscheduled stops while trans protest of the war porting valuable cargo 3 Get Over Million In Daring Armored Car Heist THE WEATHER Increasing cloudiness breexy and cool today with a chance of showers this afternoon Highs mid to upper 40s Cloudy breezy and cold with snow flurries likely tonight and Friday Lows tonight Jower to mid 30s Highs Friday mid 30s to near 40s Outlook tor Saturday continued cold with snow flurries One is for employe trips to the bathroom The other is for meals Wednesday when Wells Far go guard Thomas Raftery 35 got out of a company truck for a quick lunch break three armed young men in a smooth and daring operation held up the armored car and escaped with more than million in small bills being transported from Aqueduct Race Track to a Manhattan bank It was the second largest cash robbery in this country Only the Aug 14 1962 hijack of a US mail truck at Plymouth Mass which netted exceeded the amount taken Wednesday That robbery remains unsolved A close third was the Brinks Inc counting house holdup Jan 17 1950 which amounted to in cash Six men were convicted in that holdup but the money was never recovered Five Minutes Elapse Police said little more than five minutes elapsed between the time the men converged behind Raftery returning to the Contd on Page 2 Assembly Leaders c i A M heek Agreement 0 Ifl I O V JClJV THE DAILY NEWS Reds Open Offensive In North Zone VOJL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION THURSDAY NOVEMBER is 1959 NO 245 HARRISBURG UPI and Democratic leaders of the state House and Senate meet today in an attempt to bridge a rather wide gulf between the parties on what percentage of S450 million in additional taxes should be paid by business and consu mers The GOP leadership of the two chambers agreed Wednes day to press for an equal ap portionment of the additional levies between industry and the general public But House Speaker Herbert Fineman said the Democrats would accept a maximum of million in consumer based tax increases with business pro viding the other million in additional tax revenue This would be a ratio of 39 per cent consumer and Gl per cent busi The quota of 110 pints of blood ness levies was not reached in Huntingdon senate and House GOP lead during the Wednesday visit of prs jn tnejr meeting made no the bloodmoblle from Johnstown Collected duringthe sixtour visit At Huntingdon 94 Units Of Blood Are Collected Contd on Page 5 SAIGON UPI Communist troops turned their winter offensive to the northern vvar zone Wednesday and today killing 23 Americans and wounding the heaviest US losses reported in nearly two months Ten of the Americans died anr 34 were in a North Vietnamese mm tar and ground attack against their night carnp just below the Demilitarized Zone Sixtysix of the attackers perished in the unsuccessful atteijipt to overrun the outpost throwo bark by dive bombers artillery tanks and helicopter gunships The fighting in South Viet nams northern I Corps came on the eve of antiwar protests in the United States Captured guerrilla dyruments Iwd or dered widespread attacks to Contd on Page 2 Launch Crews Repair Leaky Hydrogen Tank On Apollo 12 Jerry Rubin 19 Guilty Walks Away Arctic Air Pushes Into 1C short of were 94 pints Romulo Believes Treaties 1754 Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary Co chairman were Robert Williams and Mrs Mary Emmert Carl R Bruno blood chairman of the Contd on Page 5 Must Meet Present Facts Growing Of Orchids To Be Discussed Growing the subject to be presented to mem bers of the Standing Stone den Club on Tuesday evening November 18 at 8 oclock at the Huntingdon Arts Center Arts Alley Speakers will be Mr and Mrs Lawrence Jones of Ebensburg who grow the exotic flowers as a hobby The Joneses have been gro wing orchids for about eight years Roses were their fa vorite flowers for a long time Contd on Page 7 By WILLIAM K ULERICH and JOHN H BIDDLE MANILA Americas pre sence in the Far East is both needed and welcomed by the Phi lippines but the treaties of 1946 between the two countries must be undated to face the reali ties of today The Philippine government does not know how complete or how soon the U S withdrawal from Vietnam and perhaps other Far Eastern countries will be The present trend in Philippine policy is neither leftist nor AntiAmerican but is simply en lightened selfinterest in looking toward the future These were the highlights of our 40minute interview with General Carlos P Romulo Philippine Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs at his office in the state department building Secretary Romulo is best known to Americans as a former general in the U S Army resi dent commissioner of his government to the United States Congress and president of the United Nations He was a close associate of General MacArthur and waded ashore with the general in the famous He told us that his announce ment that the treaties negotiated 23 years ago need to be rene gotiated starting now does not mean that the Philippines are leaning to the left He point ed out that Japan is dealing with Red China that America has deal ings with Russia and other Com munist countries Only the Phi lippines has stayed aloof from commercial exchange with the Communist world Since 1946 we have had these windows half closed Now we want to open them he declared Romulo noted that President Nixons statement when he visit Contd on Page 5 From Trial CHICAGO Ru bin removed his as he walked ink Uie Federal Buiia intr and the US marshals moved toward him I think the judge is out to get us one by one he said as they led him away Rubin was arrested Wednes day night four hours after he walked out of the trial nf the Chicago Seven He and six other men are charged with conspiring to incite riots during the 1968 Democratic National Convention Rubin walked out of the courtroom about one half hour before Wednesdays pm adjournment time Five mi nutes after he left a prosecu tion witness Chicago undercov er policeman Irwin Bock mentioned his name When the prosecution asked Bock to identify Rubin Rubins absence was discovered Revokes Bond US District Court Judge Julius J Hoffman ordered Rubins arrest and revoked bond When defense attorney William M Kunstler Handled Trial Of Cases Continues Nineteen pleas of guilty were heard yesterday during the busy opening day of the November Term of Huntingdon County Crim inal Court Judge R Merle Heffner Is presiding at the session which is continuing today with the trial of cases The jurist indicated Monday that court will proceed for two more weeks jefgjHjanjg ftere present for sentencing yesterday after throwing themselves on the told Hoffman Rubin had a commitment he had to keep Hoffman angrily replied I do Contd on Page 2 JudgeElect Is Speaker At Service Attorney Morris M Terrizzi judgeelect of Huntingdon County keynote speaker Tuesday evening at the Mount Union American Legion Veterans Day Banquet de clared November 11 1969 is the 51st anniversary of World War I Armistice this years observance of Veterans Day is no way a consecration of the memory of any past armed conflict instead it is a time to express the esteem and prestige with which Americans regard the role of the veteran The attorney stated no one is more dedicated to the attainment of an honorable world peace than the veteran who has known war in all its brutality its wanton waste and human misery That same veteran knows there is no such thing as a war to end He does know wars will be ended when forces seeking to subjugate mankind are convinced their selfish aims can not be achieved through armed conflict He said The message that America must communicate to the rest of the world is the wil lingness and capability of ordinary Americans to pay the ultimate price of their citizenship to champion the cause of freedom Contd on Page 5 fell at Sault Ste Marie Contd on Page 2 Arctic air drove into much of the Eastern portion of the nation today bringing chilly temperatures strong winds and snow Travelers and stockm en warnings were in effect for Montana east of the Continental Divide and travelers warnings were up for Northern and Eastern Wyoming Western Nebraska and the high moun tain areas of Colorado Loveland Pass in Colorado was reported closed early today nvercy of the court Some faced by blowing snow Two inches of more than one charge as they snow entered guilty pleas rather than stand trial Sixtyfive of the 120 petit jur ors called for duty responded when the roll was called yester day by Clerk of Court Calvin T Walker The other 55 mem bers of the array were excused by the court from serving as petit jurors The case of Commonwealth vs The annual Huntingdon Christ Ross G Metz Petersburg was mas Parade designed to welcome the first one called for trial at Santa Claus to the borough and this session The defendant was to officially open the holiday sea arrested for driving while under son will be held on Friday Ne ttie Influence of intoxicating vember 28 liquor following a traffic acciOnce again this year the dent on Warrior Ridge Route ade will be sponsored by the 22 on September 241968 State Huntingdon Retail Merchants Trooper Dana M Weller Is the Committee and will be staged by prosecutor the Huntingdon Area Jaycees Testimony in the trial was comRobert J Mills will serve pleted last evening at as parade chairman for the event when the opening day session adwhich will be highlighted by Santa journed Court convened today Claus first appearance in Hun at and the jury of 10 women tingdon this year and two men was slated to start Today an invitation for fam deliberating on a verdict after ilies groups and organization Contd on Page 8 Contd on Page 7 Will n ul Be 28 Chances For Flight Are Looking Good CAPE KENNEDY UPI Launch crews won a race with time and replaced a leaky hydrogen tank in the Apollo 12 moonship today and then resumed preparations for Fri days start of the nations second lunar landing mission Under a suddenly revised set of rules Charles Pete Conrad Richard F Gordon and Alan L Bean must get off between am EST and pm EST or they and thousands of support personnel will have to wait until Dec 14 There is no second chance this month The troublesome hydrogen tank was the only hitch By dawn It had been replaced with one from the Apollo 13 spacecraft and technicians were preparing to start pumping frigid liquid hydrogen into it That was the tanks big test and the operation was expected to be completed in the afternoon We look real good now reported launch operations Manager Paul C Donnelly Donnellys launch pad crews completed the tank switch and made the necessary electrical and plumbing connections three hours ahead of schedule The weather and all other aspects of preparations for the start of the million 10day expedition were reported go The problem involved a leak in the vacuum insulation jacket Contd on Page 2 Criminal Courts Structure Is Target Another NY Building Is Badly Damaged By Blast Interview Philippine Secretary Of Slate John H Btddlf center publisher of The Dailv News of Huntingdon and Mount Union and William uicricu right publisher of the Clearfield Progress and the Danville News confer with Foreign Secretary Carlos P office in the Department of For Koimilo is included in this iilltUm null f the Philippines at his An interview with fTlic niily Ntws Worth Of Scarce Nickel Stolen PHILADELPHIA UPI Police and the FBI sought new leads today in a search for 15 robbers who burst into a met als plant and looted it of 11000 pounds of scarce nickel valued at on the black market The team of bandits hand cuffed eight employes of the Whitehead Metals Co Tuesday night gagged them with adhe sive tape and used overhead cranes and fork lifts to remove Contd on Page r NEW YORK UPI bomb exploded in a fifthfloor mens room at the Criminal Courts Building Wednesday night causing extensive damage Some 250 persons at the night Criminal Courts three floors below fled the building and several persons were treated for shock Police and FBI agents arrested three men and a woman in connection with a series of bombings attempted some 15000 Persons from the bombings and bomb threats that have swept New York The FBI said two of the men were caught while putting dynamite time bombs into US Army trucks at a National Guard Armory in Manhattan There have been eight bomb including one that forced the evacuation of 58story Pin Am Building No INSIDE THE NEWS bombings in six months in New York Including three In Man ha tan corporation skyscrapers early Tuesday morning On Wednesday alone police said they received more than 150 Ann Landers 3 Classified 13 Comics11 Crossword13 Society Club10 Sports 4 Sunday School Lesson 10 bombs were found Explodes About 9 pm The Criminal Courts Building explosion occurred at shortly before 9 pm Wednesday destroying the mens room knocking out ventilating facili ties in the building and blowing a shower of glass and plaster into the street below Judges hurriedly adjourned their courts as spectators and witnesses left the building Prisoners were taken into another section of the 20story building Minutes after the explosion a woman telephoned police and told them This Is no bull A second ono bomb is set to go at 10 pm Police searched the building Contd on Page 2 ;