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Daily News (Newspaper) - October 8, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS 48 VINE CENTS PER 55W HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 214 Light iting In Vietnam SAIGON UPI Scattered fighting within 75 miles of Saigon left 47 guerrilla soldiers dead against light Allied losses in the only combat reported by military spokesmen today It was one of the lightest days of fighting since the current lull began nearly three weeks ago Fourteen towns and military camps came under shelling attack overnight but losses were described as light Prime Minister Tran Thien Khiem of South Vietnam joined other top US and government commanders today in predict ing a new wave of Viet Cong and North Vietnamese attacks mostly smallscale terror ac tions I think they will try to stop our efforts in bringing security to the countryside rather than launching more big offensives Contd on Page 15 Planes Pound Base Camps In Jordan Two Die In Las Vegas Violence LAS VEGAS Nev UPI Two men were shot to death on the predominantly Negro West Side of this glittering desert gambling oasis as disturbances flared Tuesday for the third straight night The foursquaremile district less than one mile from the neonlighted downtown gam bling casinos and five miles from the famed was Israeli warplanes braved heavy ground fire for the second successive day today to attack what was described as a ter rorist base In Jordan four minutes flying time from the cap ital at Amman Jordan said two civilians were killed and three wounded The Jets went Into action after dawn following up scattered overnight skirmishes along the IsraelJordan frontier Israel said one of the skirmishes saw an Israeli army patrol kill five Arab sa boteurs Tuesday night near the Abdullah Bridge in the WASHINGTON UPI The Jordan Valley No Israeli losses Senate Judlclary committee were reported took up the Supreme court Arab guerrillas reported overnomlnaUon of clement F night raids into Israelioccupied Haynsworth Jr today amld S GOP Whip UD To Oppose Haynsworth territory from Jordan In which new charges that as a US Israeli civilian and military clrcult Court judge he was reported generally calm early canips at Yevnael Al Bakela insensmve to Judicial proprie Bartlett Presides Symbolic Ribbon Cut State and local dignitaries lined up to perform a symbolic ribbon cutting after the weather forced the scene of the ded ication away from Smithfleld Bridge itself to the lounge at the Holiday Inn Jr Outside eft to right Mayor M H De Forrest contractor Dale W Miller Huntingdon Borough Coun cil President John T Fleck Assemblyman Orvllle E Snare Highways Secretary Robert G Bartlett District Highways Engineer Thomas Colantlno Judge R Merle Heffner HB and I President Donald G Everhart Comity Commissioner James DiCosimo and Smithfleld Township Supervisor John Hunter About 65 key area leaders were present Smithfield Bridge Dedicated At Inn Arrest Made In Counterfeit Bills Matter Troopers from the Huntingdon substation Pennsylvanis State Police reported today that one arrest had been made by State Tolice and members of the Se cret Service regarding the cir culation ot counterfeit bills in this area A warning was Issued Monday to merchants of the area to be on alert for the counterfeits following discovery by an official of the Perm Central National Bank that a pretty good imita tion S10 bill Series A 1963 Serial Number B21100246B had been passed in Huntingdon over the weekend Troopers stated that the matter is still under investigation and that more arrests are being con templated No names have been to date Paraphrase Thus weather doth make liars of us all and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied oer with the pale cast of rain cloud More pertinent to the dedicaticn of the new Smithfleld Bridge yesterday afternoon than even the above paraphrase would have been a parapluie to keep ofl the rain midafternoon down pour caused a lastminute change in plans and the ceremonies publicized to occur on the borough side of the bridge were moved t o the Red Fos Lounge of the Holiday Inn Jr H B and I President Don aid G Everhart took it in stride Huntingdon progresses despite the elements lie remarked as he asked for an invocation by the Rev William B Payne pastor of the United Presbyterian C hurch at Huntingdon SETS KEYNOTE Payne set the keynote in his prayer As long as we get the money he said we know how to build them although there is not always agreement as to where to build them We need to build other kinds New Steeple Dedicated For Chapel A special dedication service was held on Sunday at the Cedar Crest Lucy Furnace Chapel Mount Union RD A beauti ful new steeple featuring a gold cross at the top was dedicated Floodlights will illuminate of bridges he prayed be tween East and West black and the new steeple in the evening white We need to be as con msking it readily visible to the cerned about why people get residents of the Union Contd on Page 5 Contd on Page 2 Red China Russia To Hold Talks MOSCOW Krem lin withheld from the Soviet people today news of forthcom ing talks with Communist China on cooling their potentially explosive border dispute Peking Radio said that the talks would be held soon and that Premier Chou Enlai had proposed a military pullback in key disputed areas Soviet sources in Moscow said they would start Oct 20 in Peking with First Deputy Foreign Minister Vassili V Kuznetsov representing the Kremlin Kuznetsov 68 is a veteran troubleshooter and high In both government and Communist party rankings He was ambas sador to China from 195355 and was rushed to the United States during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis He went to Czechoslova Jda to oversee events following the Aug 21 1968 Soviet invasion The Soviet press has yet to mention the talks and was expected to keep silent until more definitive developments The fact the talks have been agreed on at all was considered an achievement for Premier Contd on Page 2 Viet Cong Woman Tells Of Torture PARIS a wo man was tortured In front of her husband and children to make her speak A Viet Cong woman embit tered by the year she said she spent in South Vietnamese prisons after her arrest on a Saigon street in early 1967 detailed alleged atrocities against women in those prisons and blamed Americans for them Madame Nguyen Thl Chon 42 mother of two told newsmen gathered in the Viet Congs press center Tuesday of alleged tortures rapes and killings In several prisons in South Vietnam She said they were committed under the supervision of American milita ry personnel She claimed US servicemen acting as newsmen and writers visited the camps to see that their instructions were being applied Madame Chon said that often as many as 40 or 50 women were packed into a single cell Contd on Page 5 today One Injury was reported Police said a white youth was plstolwhpped by four black youths He was hospitalized but reportedly was not seriously hurt Deputy Police Chief Hall Elliott said there were 29 arrests during the night most of them for violating the 7 pm curfew Kills Suspected Looter A private guard for a liquor store shot and killed a Contd on Page 5 Policemans Ball Will Be October 25 The second annual Policemens Ball sponsored by the Huntingdon Borough Police Department will be held on Saturday October 25 it was announced today The ball will start at pm at the Elks Home in Hunt ingdon and will feature enter tainment door prizes refresh ments and dancing This event is held to raise Contd on Page 15 were ties As the committee prepared to Keshar and Urn Saboun destroyed The aerial raiders today went meet tne offlce of Senate GOP after what Tel Aviv said were whlp Robert p Grlffln refused terrorist bases 22 miles into to confjrm or deny a report Jordan near Ibrid No other Grlffn wlll tejl the commlttee details were given The raids were reported ir Amman as firing stopped along a portion of the Suez Canai front to let Egyptian and Israeli soldiers exchange civilian priso ners at Kantara Jordanian military spokes men said two civilians were killed and three wounded in the Israeli rocket and machine gun strafing runs this morning dowed jys duty to the Repvbli against the El Shallalah area can party he plans to vote against Haynsworths nomination The report was carried In todays editions of the Detroit Free Press from correspondent Saul Friedman It said Griffin who led the fight against former Justice Abe Fortas elevation to chief Justice had already told President Nixon Ms duty as a senator oversha 43 miles north of Amman Again heavy antiaircraft fire met the raiders but there were no reports any of the Israeli Contd on Page 5 Griffin Just recently became member of the Judiciary Contd on Page 15 THE WEATHER Variable cloudiness and mild today High hi 60s to near 70 Fair and a little cooler tonight Low In 40s Thursday mostly sunny and mild High In 60s to near 70 Bigger Pensions Are Coining WASHINGTON UPI Big ger pensions are in the works For Social Security reel pients it may mean 15 per cent extra raising the average monthly payment for man and wife from to about For congressmen retiring or defeated in the next few years it means as much as several thousand dollars a year extra for total pensions up to a year Government workers general ly also will get a better break on retirement along with built in protection to be provided also for congressmen against costofliving increases Contd on Page 5 Alexandrias Trick Or Treat Night Oct 31 Alexandria Mayor Roy Shirk has announced that Friday Oct ober 31 has been set as Trick or Treat night in Alexandria Borough this year The announce ment was part of the decision making at the Monday evening meeting of the borough council Said Shirk The streets will be patrolled by fire police and we will not tolerate any vandalism or destruction of property Those caught doing so will have to suffer the consequences Trick or Treat hours in Alex Contd on Page 10 Judge Speaks At Mount Union Event Police Auxiliary Unit Is Praised Huntingdon County Judge R Merle Heffner highly praised the members of the Mount Union Police Auxiliary Unit for success fully completing a 60 hour training course when he spoke at a banquet last night marking the conclusion of the school Prominent Mount Union busi nessman Robert Goodman pre sided as the toastmaster for the affair held hi the ballroom of Ted Balrs Restaurant Good man added his heartiest congrat ulations to the police unit More than 70 persons police auxiliary members their ladies borough officials and guests at tended the banquet which was highlighted by a delicious din ner of stuffed pork chops and the presentation of diplomas to 32 members completing the basic police course of instruction The Honorable Judge Heffner stated that evary American is important in providing equal iustlce for everyone regardless of color race or creed He told auxiliary members humanism must be exercised in the line of duty and especially a great deal of common sense The furlst noted the police of ficers job is becoming more complex each day and a greater demand is being placed on those defending the law Too often the speaker declalred the citizen takes the officers and laws for granted and they try to deceive the officers in many ways The law lacks the full public support Contd on Page 10 Cross Will Be Visible At Night Cedar CrestIucy Furnace Chapp at Mount Union RD now bears a new steeple topped by a pold cross doors and a renewed intensity of purpose Special dedication services were held at the chapel on Sunday The new steeple a gift of Miss Fthel T McCarthy of New ville will be Illuminated at night so it can been seen throughout Mount Union Library Dedication Week Thursday Oct 9 Dr Miriam Schlegel Shares A Journey Afghanistan Its Different In Tyrone Wolf Store Destroyed By Fire TYRONE A fire that brought out seven fire companies at 755 am today virtually destroyed the Wolf Furniture Co store here The loss could reach aquarter million dollars Guy Kellerman of Bellefonte manager estimated the loss in contents consisting of furniture and appliances at between 000 and and possibly high er The brick and concrete building on the main street here could send the loss soaring to more than A general alarm was answer ed by the three borough companies and they were joined within the hour by companies from Warriors Mark Tipton Bellwood and Hollidaysburg The blaze was under control by about am and the first fireman entered the seared third floor at about am There was some smoke in the adjacent Shope Garage and four apartments on the south side but the four families resid Contd on Page 5 Saxton Has Full Slate For Council A full slate of councilmenwere present for a discussion of rou tine matters at the regular meet ing of the Saxton borough coun cil last evening Council Presi dent C T Benner presided Vernon Fluke street commit tee chairman reported that the summer work program although behind time was nearly com pleted Erection of a oneway sign to mark Church Street be tween Sixth and Seventh Streets was authorized by council Council also authorized a com mittee to investigate a new heat Contd on Page 15 INSIDE THE NEWS Leaders At Dinner Meeting Huntingdon County Judge R Merle Hetfner was the keynote speaker at a graduation banquet last night marking the conclusion of the Mount Union Auxiliary School Also taking a principal part in the program were Mayor Charles Kllngler front row left and Attorney Morris Ter rizzl awarding of diplomas Toastmaster Robert Goodman and Chief of Police Berlin Whltsel banquet chairman Along The Junlata 12 Ann Landers14 Classified Ads 18 19 Comics17 Crossword19 Editorials G Obituaries 2 Society Club16 Sports 4 5 ;