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Daily News (Newspaper) - October 6, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania General Assembly Is Back Again Might Even Act On Tax Measures THE DAILY NEWS Hposored By Penelet Irvis Wants Vote Taken On Package HARRJSBURG UPI This could be the the week the General Assembly takes a major step toward solving a monthsold million prob lem While this step has seemed imminent before the possibility gained some respectability last week when House Democratic Floor Leader K Leroy Irvis said a tax package designed to raise the needed revenue au thored by House Democratic leaders would be voted this week whether it rises or falls I have waited long enough Irvis said and I anticipate the tax bills will pass The package places the ma jor revenueraising weight on business and industry though it does add a few pounds to the consumer tax burden Coatd on Page 14 VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION MONDAY OCTOBER 6 1969 NO 212 JAY v WALKER TERENCE P KEMP Huntingdon Countv Library Dedication eek Tuedav Oct 7 Film From Papvrus To Bibliothek PM Thieii Claims South Viet Readv For New Role SAIGON iUI President Nguyen Van Ttisu said today that order to help the US with its internal problems South Vietnam is determined o replace the bulk o US fighting units in 1970 Thieus speech to tie national assembly alluded to the increasing US criticism of President Nixons policy He sale South Vietnams allies lack eaos but of resolution cavs to lessen tie heavy ioac by the Allies Thieu said we confirm o tie US government that we want to do so In order to help the US government with its internal problems and minimize the suffering borne by the people of the United States we the Vietnamese people are deter mined to replace the bulk of the US fighting units in 1970 he told the lamakers Mentions No Numbers He sectioned ro numbers nor dici he identify what he considered fighting units Ths Coatd oc Page IT Burger Era Opens For High Court WASHINGTON UPI The Supreme Court opened its 1969 70 term today presided over for the first time by Warren E Burger missing a justice and facing decisions likely to broaden laws affecting juve niles and welfare recipients Todays session was largely ceremonial including oath taking for 73 to 100 lawyers admitted to practice before the high court The justices will return to the bench Oct 12 tor their first decisions of the term after a weeks private study of about 600 petitions for review which have come in duringthe long summer recess Burger is the 50th chief Contd on Page 2 Cuban Flies Soviet Jet To Florida HOMESTEAD AF3 Fia A MIG17 jet fighter with a hammer and sickle stamped on its gunsighi and a Cuban flag emblazoned on its tail was under heavy guard today while authorities ques tioned the man who flew it from Cuba The Sovietbuilt jet landed at this sprawling home of long range SAC bombers and sleek fighters Sunday after it loomed on a radar scope 90 miles east of Key West The pilot as unidentified Cuban promptly asked for asylum and got it Any plane that comes In with his wheels down is allowed to land said one Air Force veteran on tie Homestead runway If he comes in with his landing gear up he will be shot down Lands Near Air Force One The MIG17 of the type which dealt trouble to US fighters during the Korean War touched down near President Nixons Air Force which was waiting to carry the Chief Contd on Page 14 Guerrillas Kill Six Americans HAHS Senior And Teacher To Attend Conference Reservations Still Opeii For SAIGON UPI Guerrilla soldiers killed six Americans and wounded 19 then escaped without apparent losses of their AUXlliaiV Enjoy Visit Through Offset Print Shop These five smiling School News Page reporters have just seen The Daily News printed at the offset plant and take a minute out to scan its contents before eating their lunch Seated are Corsdi Fainter SKC and Bruce Bordner HAHS Standing are left to right Bev Wilson HAHS Debbie Clapper Tussey and Peggy James MUAHS Coreda Painter was named Re norter of the Year for the 196569 school year Members of the Womens Auxi liary to the J C Blair Memorial Hospital Including branch auxili aries are reminded to make their reservations for the banquet to be held Wednesday October 15 at the Bedford Springs Hotel in conjunction with the state con vention of the Pennsylvania As sociation of Hospital Auxiliaries A feature of the dinner meet ing will be the installation of Mrs F H Steele of Huntingdon as president and a large repre sentation from the area is to be hoped for Dinner reservations in the amount of 3605 should be for warded to William Waldronat the J C Blair Memorial Hospital before October 10 All checks should be made payable to the auxiliary of the hospital Editors In Three Dav Daily News Press Club Under Way INSIDE THE NEWS Ann Landers S Classified Ads 14 i 15 Conies13 Crossword12 Football Contest 8 i 9 Obituaries 2 Society i Club12 Spons4 i5 Tarougfe These Doors 7 HAMILTON Bermuda UP News executives of United Press International sired up the 1970s today forecasting deve lopments ranging from the growing US urban crisis to a powerfully expanding Asia News coverage will include increased interpretation and backgroundingof complex sub jects more color photographs and faster delivery to newspa pers and their readers Eugene T Shore of Huntingdon editor of The Daily News is attending the conference Managing Editor H L discussion at the opening session of tas 1969 UI Editors and Publishers Conference said the cities probably will be the No 1 domestic problem of the 1970s The threeday conference with 400 newspaper executives and their wives attending will include four working sessions and addresses by Galo Plata Contd on Page S Daily News Press Club membersalert enthusiastic eager to get started toured the offset print operation in Tyrone exchanged ideas and enjoyed lunch together Saturday at a get acquainted party in preparation for their participation In the 196970 School News Page year Five schools were rep resented Mount Union Southern Huntingdon Tus sey Mountain and Juniata Closed Durillcr two others Northern Bedford and Forbes Road will also be reporting regularly on activities at their schools The first page of high school news for this year will be pub lished this Friday and every Friday following with the ex ception of vacation periods Library To Be Ceremonies The Huntingdon County Library be closed from 11 ara until pm on Wednesday October 8 in order that the vol unteers and staff can participate The Press Club members were in the luncheon and interested in all phases of the ceremonies for the automated production of The and refurbished McMurtrie Daily News at the central printHouse ing plant at Tyrone The rep orters the first group to be taken on a tour of the plant were there to see final pages being pasted put through the chemical reproduction pro cedures in the dark room and Contd on Page 6 own In two attacks reported by US headquarters today No bodies of Viet Cong or North Vietnamese soldiers were found following the two assaults first 270 miles northeast of Saigon in the highlands and the second on the northern coast Military spokesmen said the mortar barrages that preceded the ground attacks were part of a new wave of Communist shellings against Allied towns and bases Thirtythree mortar and rock et barrages were reported from Contd on Page 14 Jackie Uses Judo On Photographer NEW YORK UPI Jacque line Onassis irked when news photographers tried to snap her picture at the sexually explicit Swedish film I Am Curious stomped out of the theater Sunday and flipped a tensman over her thigh to the ground in a neat judo maneuver The photographer Mel Fin kelstein of the New York Daily News landed on his knees after being tossed by the slim former first lady but managed p r to snap a picture of her walking atlier Blames away That girl can handle her self he said The incident was the former Mrs John F Kennedys second scrape with photographers with in a few days Last week Ron Galella a freelancer who spotted Mrs Onassis and her son John F Contd on Page 14 Terence P Kemp a senior at Huntingdon Area High School will be among eight outstanding students who with their teachers have been selected by Pennsyl vania Electric Company as dele gates to the llth annual National Youth Conference on the Atom In Chicago Oct 23 through Oct 25 He will be accompanied to the conference by Jay V Walker a science teacher at the high school The Penelec delegation Includ es two students and accompanying teachers from each of Penelecs four operating divisions and will be part of more than 800 slated to attend the conference Penelec Huntingdon District Manager Robert E Mentser ex plained that Kemp was nominated by his school and competed with candidates from all other public Eastern Division His selection byaspeclalpanel of judges with science and engin eering backgrounds was based on general academic achievement achievement In science and math Contd on Page 6 The Board of Trustees of the ematlcs college entrance board hospital will provide ottler scoresparticipation in Won via bus to Bedford The bus science and math oriented extra will depart from the parking lot currlcular activitiesandaneval uatlon by his school Kemp 16 Is the son of Mr and Mrs Francis Kemp of 1020 Mifflin Street Huntingdon Active In school team sports and organizations he has maintained a perfect grade record in a THE WEATHER Pleasant today High In the 70s Fair and mild tonight Low In the 50s Increasing cloudiness and mild Tuesday High In the 70s Wednesday cloudy with scattered show ers special honors curriculum which Is designed for gifted students He would like to become a chem ist or chemistry teacher and Is as to his choice of Contd on Page C Of LSD An open house with escorted tours will follow the noontime luncheon and events at the Elks K me The library will be open to the public pm until 9 pm Looking For Quality Legislation Mansfield Defends Pace Of Congress WASKDGTOX UI Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mans field has rejected complaints this session of Congress has ac complished little saying he prefers quality legislation to quantity legislation I thick that we should not be judged on the good to date And Im not at all basis of the quantity of adverse to the way the Senate legislation we pass but on the has been operating As a quality o tie legislation and matter of fact Im in favor of the type Interview Asked of debate which we Mansfield said in an about recent GOP allegations that the Democrati cally controlled Congress has done little Mansfield said The Hepubiicans ire part of the Congress too and if they want ro reconsider legislation and debate at length on various bills theyll have to bear their share of the burden it Mansfield also said chances are good Congress will enact major tax reforms yet this year but he turned down proposals that the Senate first consider an extension of the income tax surcharge or repeal of the Investment tax credit In congressional action sche duled this week The Senate will take up an oil pollution measure designed to He added that the record of broaden the liability of owners the Seriate has been pretty Contd on Page 11 Look Over Work Kits At Luncheon Examining the contests of their work kits at the getacquainted luncheon of Daily News Press Club members Saturday at the Penn Hunt were left to right Cynthia Black SHC Debbie Fouse Tussey Dave GoodTian MUAHS Galla Higinbotham JVHS and Donna Zook MlAHS Debbie Dave ind GalU are Uldoing 1 second stint this year as School Page reporters Altoona Has Easter Seal Convention The 46th annual convention of the Easter Seal Society for Crip pled Children and Adults of Pen nsylvania to be held at the Penn Alto Hotel Altoona will begin with a general session at am Friday October 17 The theme of this years convention is Face Up Reach Out Top professional authorities and volunteers will present topics of interest to all who are concerned with the handicapped With the site of the 69 con vention in nearby Altoona the Easter Seal Society for Crip pled Children and Adults of Hunt ingdon County looks forward to a stellar attendance from its officers board members and from the directors of other health agencies in the county A committee from the Hunt ingdon County Society has been working with those in charge in Contd on Page Education Chief Visits College Campus CALIFORNIA Pa UPI Dr Frederic K Miller state commissioner for higher educa tion was to come to the Cali fornia State College campus to day to clarify the states po sition In the naming of a new president for the school Miller had been invited to come by Karen Blevlns presi dent of the student government When his visit was announced Miss Blevins called off a sched Contd on Page 14 Diane Linkletter Plunges To Death HOLLYWOOD UPI The deathof Diane Linkletter 20 youngest child of television personality Art Linkletter wasnt suicide it was murder she was murdered by the people who manufacture and sell LSD says Linkletter Linkletter said Sunday Diane jumped to her death from the window of her sixthfloor apartment Saturday while un der the influence of the hallucinatory drug In an exclusive interview in the Los Angeles Times Linklet ter 57 said he had to tell what happened to his youneest child He wanted other young persons to know her story You add LSD to a girl who is somewhat emotional and dramatic and it can be disastrous She told me about taking It about her bum trip She felt she aas being driven out of her mind by LSD the entertainer said Sheriffs deputies said Miss Linkletter plunged from a window of her apartment in West Hollywood A friend Edward Durston 27 West Hollywood was with her when she lunged through the case ment of a kitchen window Deputies said he grabbed for her but was too late Durston told detectives that the night before Miss Linkletter was extremely emotional extremely despondent and very irrational at times in fact most of the time in the hours before her death Linkletter said Diane an Contd on Page 2 Resident Of Mount Union Area Is Contest Winner Newspaperabiiity Putting the World in Focus NATIONAL NEWSPAPER WEEK OCT 511 1969 Ardeth E Hicks of RD i Mount Union took the top prize of S3250 in this weeks contest The winning form showed three in correct games A merchandise certificate will be issued forthis amount and may be redeemed at any of the participating stores in this contest In the contest this week there was a game incorrectly listed between Texas and Air Force Texas played Army so therefore this game was not counted or scored in the contest There were several entrees that did not have any name or address and one of the entrees would have tied for second place Please be sure when your football entree is made out to include your name and address Trying for second place and missing four games each were five area residents They are Danice Hicks RD 1 Mount Union Mark Ambrose 509 Mif flin St Huntingdon JonDulack Contd on Page 14 ;