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Daily News (Newspaper) - October 22, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 THE DAILY NEWS L 48 XKE CENTS PKH HUNTINGDON and MOl NT I N1ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 22 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 226 aurie Is Threat To Floridas Gulf Coast ouse Presents Money Problems To Senate urricane Winds Viet Battle 100 MPH Lull Enters tay Hit Thursday Lectures Slated uniata AMI UPI Hurricane Laurie drifted toward the Florida Coast today with more than 100 mileperhour winds The iissippi and Louisiana coasts ravaged by Hurricane Camille lared to be out of immediate danger A hurricane watch was in effect from Everglades City near the tip of the Florida Peninsula northward to Cedar Key The area includes popu lous Tampa Bay At 6 am EOT the National Hurricane Center in Miami located Laurie near latitude 257 north longitude 875 west Ir Erik H Erikson assis or about 350 miles west professor of geology at Jun southwest of rort Myers It College and Dr Robert moving toward the east bvie professor of chemistry southeast at 51 irph Md Universitv in bureau said n this shington D C will be fea trend continued the hurricane this week in oublic lee vatch woud be extended to s at Juniata incude the lover Florida Keys Erikson will speak this The weather bulletin said ning at SDO in Ellis Hall Laurie should pick up some llroom on the subject of Copforward speed during today but Explorations in the Arctic that no significant change in its I spent most of the past suraintensity was expected in the arctic region and in Tides two to four feet above thwestern Alaska performing normal and heavy rains were lloratory research for the predicted for parts of the Creek Mining Company a Florida Coast of Kennecott Copper Forecaster John Hope of the National Hurricane Center fT DeLevie a special guest called Laurie an average rer for Juniaias Chemistry hurricane in intensity or even a tartment this week will uttie less but this may not be i on Electrocatalysis and the case when it reaches the Contd on Page IS Contd on Page 12 Mieral Faces Quiz On urner Talks On run Transactions UPI Former Army Provost Marshal Gen l C Turner was summoned before a Senate subcommittee for confrontation with a police chief over Turners gun Isactions and alleged eoverups for Sgt Mj William 0 ldridge an avid gun hobbyist the Nixon administrations cers ciubs and some sergeants er chief of US marshals who ran them ified previously he saw Phillip R Manuel a sufacom ng wrone with getting mittee investigator testfied e than 500 guns from police Oct 6 Turner got 96 guns from ections of confiscated wea Kansas City police in 1966 1967 me for and 1958 Chie Kelley advised me that it was only because en Abraham A Ribicofi D Gen Turner was the provost actine chairman of the marshal general of the Armv te permanent investiga ana an official of the I S 3coir mittee called Contd on Page 12 ef Clarence Kelley of the sas City Mo Police lartment to testify alongside ner today at 10 am he subcommittee held two ks of hearings earlier this 6th Week SAIGON soldiers and armor turned the tables on two North Vietnamese am bushes in the Central High lands killing a total of 34 Communist troops in fighting reported today The clashes near Pleiku in the highlands were among the dozen skirmishes Tuesday across South Vietnam as the overall lull in battle pushed into its sixth week With Sen Mike Mansfield D Mont saying in Washington that a virtual US ceasefire already is in effect US forces lost one killed and 11 wounded Tuesday in fights that killed 129 guerrilla soldiers Military spokesmen said the first highlands ambush opened with a US column of armored personnel carriers coming un der antitank rocket fire and small arms fire 19 miles northwest of Pleiku Contd on Page S Ordinance To Be Drawn Council Approves Petition To Annex Approval of a petition for the annexation of additional territory in Oneida Township to Huntingdon Borough was given last evening as Huntingdon Borough Council met in regular session in the council chambers The petition covering lands of the Oneida Mutual Water As VMCEF Drive Guest Speaker BllSUieSS sociation was forwarded to the borough solicitor for the draw ing up of the proper ordinance Two subdlvisionswere adopted the Mayme M Taylor property on Warm Springs Road and the Francis 0 and Louis W Beaver property in Shadyside The Civic Welfare Committee was authorized to proceed with the purchase of the necessary street marking signs for the un marked throughways in the borough Bids were opened and the con Bv Juiliie Smorto and selling Isonal eain Relations Cases Heard Five cases were heard by Judge Arnold D Smorto of Cambria County during a session of Hunt ingdon County Domestic Relations Court yesterday In addition the visiting jurist directed that a bench warrant be prepared for his signature to bring in another defendant who failed to report as directed in a nonsupport case Several other matters were handled by the Barnesboro jurist during the session which ended at 122 pm without a luncheon break having been taken District Attorney Newton C Taylor represented the Common wealth while Raynond A Hol land chief probation officer rep resented his department In the case o f Common wealth vs Morton Oscar Neville Bos 205 Robertsdale Judge Smorto indicated that he was in clined to deny the nonsupport petition but withheld action on it He directed that the parties con Contd on Page S Huntingdon Children Participate Plans are nearly complete for Mondays annual Trick or Treat Collection for UN1CEF in Hunt ingdon Children of the community tract let for the painting both guided by the Huntingdon Council interior and exterior of the filOf Churches will join more than tration plant The contract was three and onhalf million other awarded to Charles R Leldy of American boys and girls collect Alexandria low bidder in an ing for youngsters around the amount of 5267500 Two bids world wno So fortunate were received by council for The Huntingdon group will collect the work Monday evening October 27 be An adjourned session of ginning at 6 oclock borough council will be held in UjfJCEF Trick orTreaterswlll chambers on Wednesday Novemvisit nomes in thelr assigned ber 12 On Tuesday November territories requesting money in 11 the borough offices will be stead of treats The money goes closed in observance of Veterans to support the work of the Nobel Day Peace Prizewinning United Na Minutes of the previous meettlons childrens Fund ing were approved and the reg Thirteen Huntingdon churches ular reports approved as preare cooperating in this years Contd on Page 14 Contd on Page 14 Svria Closes Border With Lebanon Arab Dissension Breaks Into Open DAMASCUS UP Syrias closure of its border with Lebanon brought latent Arab world dissension into the open today all of it stemming from Lebanons reluctance to shelter Arab guerrillas Damascus Radio broke into Lebanon is the only Arab its regular newscast nation bordering Israelthe Taxes Complete Fiscal Package HARRISBURG UPI The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was about half of the way out of the financial troubles which have plagued it almost since the beginning of 1969 Tuesday night to announce the Otner three government was closing its Egyptto borders with Lebanon for what it called the Lebanese con spiracy against the guerrillas Radio Syria Jordan have shunned guerrillas Damascus warned of the serious CHAUNCEY J VARNER Brethren Conference Opens Friday Chauncey J Varner General Secretary of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches will ad dress the District Conference of Middle Pennsylvania District Church of the Brethren on Oct ober 24 and 25 at the Clover Creek Church near Martinsburg Mr Varner is a native of St Michaels After serving pastor ates in Ohio and Pennsylvania he served for six years as Direc tor of Youth Work for the Pen nsylvania Sabbath School Associ ation and as Executive Secretary for the Pennsylvania United Christian Youth Movement From 1960 to 1966 he served as Associate Executive Secretary of the Indiana Council of Churches Indianapolis Indiana Since May of 1968 he has been General Secretary of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches The Rev Mr Varners addresses are scheduled for am and pm on the 25th The District Conference will review the operation of its ad ministrative agency the District Board and hear reports from related institutions Including Juniata College the Morrison Cove Home Camp Blue Diamond and the Pennsylvania Council of Churches Dr A G Breidenstine will Contd on Page 20 The House of Representatives passed Tuesday night and sent to the Senate six bills increasing taxes on business a total of million dollars If these were added to three other busi ness tax bills that already have cleared the House the grand sum total of new revenue would be about million If Republicans and Demo crats can agree on some cuts to the billion state budget the statewill need about million to balance that budget If the Senate and the governor approve the nine tax bills the state will have the 424 million it needs The six measures approved Tuesday night had just the 102 votes they needed to win that approval Four Democrats and all Republicans voted against the measures which were An increase in the insurance premiums tax from 2 per cent to 3b per cent worth mil lion An increase in the tax on bank shares from 6 mills to 9 mills worth million An increase in the tax on trust companies from 10 mills Contd on Page 14 Gala Party Set Mapletons Parade Is Saturday The 1969 Halloween season will open in the Huntingdon area on Saturday evening when Maple ton stages its 20th annual mum mers parade and party The gala events will be spon sored by the Mapleton Lions Club Lion President John Benson said today that the parade will form at 7 pm at Weavers Corner at the west end of the borough The Mapleton Ameri can Legion Color Guard and the Mapleton Community Band will head the procession Contd on Page 20 consequences of this policy It The announcement said the said Lebanon was playing into action was a prelude to firmer the nands of Israel and more effective measures The closure followed official which the government will take reports Cairo that for tne of third time in four days Contd on Page 12 to bolster the presence commandos in Lebanon INSIDE THE NEWS nth on the alleged scandal olvins noncommissioned offi randts ew Cabinet akes Over DNN IT O Chancel Willy Brandts stream 15man cabinet put her in a record of 24 days office today The cabinet iected in part his desire for endly ties with Communist fct Germany The ministers were receiving Ir certificates of appoint nt from President Gustav Inemann this morning and taking the oath of ofice ore the Bundestag or lower Ise of parliament prandt elected Tuesday by Bundestag as Gerrra fourth chancellor and first lial Democratic hfad of lernment announced the linet list Tuesday night he TCyearold chancellor the cabinet would include members of his Social Inocratic part and three rrbers of the r re Deo Cortd on Page 121 Along The Juniata 27 Ann Landers22 Classified Ads 18 19 Comics26 Obituaries 2 Society Club16 Sports4 5 Old Easty Will Appear In TV Film Huntingdon Countys favorite train Old Easty will be fea tured in a documentary on the history of railroads of the USA to appear on ABC television net work sometime in March 1970 The filming will take place tomorrow and Friday at the EBT station in Rockhill by John Sec ondari Productions an indepen dent production coTipany doing the hour long special in color for 3 M Director of the film is Helen Rogers Secondari who has won acclaim in the documentaryfield Mrs Secondari and the assoc iate producer and public relations director Patricia Sides arrived at Motel 22 earlier in the week to set up the filming schedule Two camera men arrived last night and the filming in scheduled to get started at 9 am tomorrow morning Two major scenes involving Contd on Page 20 f TJ i rp UFfllt OOarQ 1 0 oo Send 23 For Examinations Huntingdon County Draft Board No 75 today was directed to send 23 men for preinduction physical examinations on Friday Nov 14 Orders will be placed in the mail today directing the 23 reg istrants to report on that date at am They will travel by bus to New Cumberland Army Depot where they will be examined They will return ho me following the exams The board already has been ordered to send two men for in duction on that same date Both groups will travel aboard the same bus THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy windy and cold with scattered showers today High mid 40s to low 50s Partly cloudy and cold tonight Low upper 20s to mid 30s Partly cloudy win dy and cold with a chance of snow flurries Thursday High mid 30s to low 40s Friday outlook variable cloud iness and cold Holds Position Of Vice Mayor Massell Elected Mayor Of Atlanta In Bitter Battle ATLANTA UPI Mayor Sam Massell was chosen mayor of Atlanta Tuesday night in a bitter runoff election marred by charges of antiSemitism Maynard Jackson a Negro became vicemayor elect in ear lier balloting When they take office in January Atlanta will become the only Southern city to have a Jewish mayor andaNegroi vice mayor Getting Data On League Programs Thref members o grttt prospect 1 at thtHuntiivJ r f the Huntingdon at a County Library ltdgut of Wemen Voters pcifrtiori lielci larf ivenlng Icft to risrht arc Mrs Poserund Mrs Marge Borrlcr cochairmen for the Mrs Lona Norrls president of lie league and s Mrs Wishy Porter standing and Mrs John Sewcombe It was a peoples victory said Massell 42 who was accused of abuse of power in an eleventhhour attack by retiring Mayor Ivan Allen Jr Massell had rejected Allens demand that he withdraw from the race With all 149 precincts count ed Massell had 61588 votes or 555 per cent of the turnout to 4 9455 votes for moderate Republican Alderman Rodney Cook Two Negro aldermen Ira L Jackson and Marvin Arriiigton defeated white opponents in the runoff but another black candidate failed in a bid for a school board seat Jackson the first Negro ever elected vice mayor of Atlanta and several black aldermen victorious in the first primary two weeks ago Well work together like two peas in a pod said Jackson of Massell The citys image has taken a 100 per cent increase for the better Allen quitting after eight years in office had remained neutral m the runoff until Sunday when he released a police report accusing Massell of using a police vice squad captain to help Massells brother Howard solicit cam paign funds from nightclub owners Massell called the controver sy bad judgment but denied any wrongdoing He accused Allen and the power struc ture of antiSemitism in trying to keep him out of office Massell is Jewish Allen 59 earlier had mounted an intensive campaign to get out the vote for the runoff calling the turnout of 104000 voters in the first election a disgrace Atlanta has 218000 registered voters of whom about 40 per cent are Negroes Allens campaign failed however and the runoff ballot Contd on Page 5 ;