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Daily News (Newspaper) - September 3, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 NEWS State Library Education Building Pa 17126 IVOL 48 NOTE CENTS PER COPY HUNTINGDON ami are Chi Minh Is North Viet Leader In Grave PHONE 6434040 NO 184 Judge Declares Mistrial Foster I Relative In Panel Marine Life Killed Cyanide iFlow Hits Ireek In a surprise action today Judge R Merle Heffner declared a I mis trial In the Samuel Lee Reed murder trial which opened yesterday in Huntingdon County Criminal Court The motion for a mistrial was made shortly before 10 today by Attorney William J Myers Heeds counsel who said that the action was mandatory under the fundamental fairness doc trine upheld by the U S Su preme Court Judge Heffner announced from the bench at ajn that he was granting the motion for a mistrial In our opinion this motion must be granted the jurist said Reed was placed in the custody MALVERN Pa of the sheriff and District At torney Newton C Taylor was directed to plan for the first degree murder trial at a future date Jurors in court were released including the three who had been selected on their voir dire to sit on the Reed murder trial The jurors will be directed to return to court next Monday morning when the trial of crim inal cases will continue The Reed case will not be heard un til a later date of course Todays action was announced lad crawfish along with afterJudge fold the along the sk miles Shirley Ann Carper Hows Brown of Spruce CreekTownship a niece of the murdered man Wallace R Foster 49 Alex andria R D was summoned as a petit juror and had associated with the segregated members of the array during yesterdays court session Judge Heffner emphasized that the court the district attorney and counsel for Reed did not know that Mrs Brown was a close relative of the deceased Mrs Brown failed to respond to any questions regarding a close kin agah Tuesday at the National polling Mills Co plant here to amove a storm drain which the path for a flow of cy lide acid which killed all ma fine life in a six mile stretch of Creek The cyanide flow occurred iday when a hose coupling the plant burst Workmen lleaning up the plant swept a Ion or so of the poison the drain The cyanide entered the eek killing fish minnows B52s Are Active Red Staging Areas Hit By Bombers SAIGON waves of US B52 bombers raided jungles 85 miles northeast of Saigon where North Vietnamese troops have inflicted heavy casualties on two South Vietna mese battalions military spokesmen said today The planes unloaded 450 tuns of bombs Tuesday night and early today on Communist staging areas in Phuoc Long Province scene of three days of heavy fighting between North Vietnamese regulars and the South Vietnamese irregu lars reports said Military spokesmen said at least 12 South Vietnamese had been killed 20 were missing and 60 were wounded in the battles since Sunday in the Confd on Page 5 the waterway which to Valley Creek and then into fie Schuylkill River It was the second time in years that a cyanide flow led fish in the stream Acid verflowed from a tank in 1964 ng an estimated 2000 brook fingerlings 8000 min vs 3000 suckers 400 grown fout along with eels and pakes The stream had just en stocked Deputy state fish warden iel Bullock said officials of oiling Mill admitted readily it ship between panel members and is cyanide from their plant bich caused the Sunday kill Bullock said the company Contd on Page 5 any person connected with the trial The jurist said that there Contd on Page 2 S3000 Damage Woman Hurt Rig Hits Skidding Car An Alexandria RD 1 woman Elizabeth S Moser 54 was injur as result of dent at 7 ajntodayon Route 22 in Porter Township one mile east of Alexandria Mrs Moser is listed in sat isfactory condition at J0 C0 Blair Memorial Hospital where she is being treated for contusions of the chest possible rib fractures and an abrasion of the left knee She was rushed to the hospital in the Huntingdon firemens ambulance It was one of four accidents reported today by Huntingdon State Police Operating a 1961 Chevrolet sedan Mrs Moser pulled from the Hartslog Valley Road Leg islative Route 31075 to go west on Route 22 As she accelerated Contd on Page 8 Ailment Requires RoundTheClock Gare Of President SAIGON Ho Chi Minh was in grave condition today apparently neardeath from an undisclosed ailmentrequiring roundtheclock care Hanoi Radio said First word ofthe 79yearold North Vietnamese illness came Tuesday on the 24th anniversary of his declara tion of Vietnams independence from France President Ho Chi Minns condition is not stable His illness is developing and somewhat grave said a Hanoi Radio communique in Vietna meseat 8 am Hanoi time Earlier reports Tuesday from Adds New Importance PARIS illness of the radio and from North HoChl MInn and a hint the Vietnamese diplomats in Paris Communists may be ready to said Ho had been sick for the down the Vietnam fight past few weeks and profesing lent new importance today sors and doctors have been to a Vietnam policy administering to him day and in Paris night Ambassador to Saigon Last Public Appearance Ellsworth Bunker was confer The scraggly bearded Bos with Henry Cabot latest reported public US negotiator at the raneewas in February during Vietnam talks Initially their the tet lunar new year discussions were to have celebrations in Hanoi Offocial focused on a review of thenew photos of that occasion showed South Vietnamese cabinet and him smiling and dancing with Bunkers assessment of the children group Ho did not appear in But a statement from the independence day celebrations North Vietnamese delegation Mother Of Three Is Naturalized The American flag provides an appropriates background for the George Thatcher Petersburg as they pose in honor of Mrs Thatcher tollowmg her naturalization as a United States citizen Mrs Thatcher the former Mary Ann Gross of Frankfort Germany received her citizenship on August 27 The couples children are from left George Jr 6 Charmain 7 and Sylvia 14 Tuesday A Japanese corre Hanoi is more interested in iMeets Two Saxton Projects In Last Stages Petersburg Woman Becomes Citizen spondent reported from Hanoi American troop withdrawals today that all festivities in ttle overthrow of the occasion had Saigon regime put beencahceleaV talks ln a nev focus A lifelong revolutionary unker arrived in Paris founded the Communist party Tuesday evening and told in Vietnam and led his Viet he expected the new Minh to victory over France in government leadership in Sai 1954 in the French Indochina still under President War ending 70 years of French NSuven Van Thieu to continue Colonial rule policies of ending the war Diplomatic observers in Sai by negotiated agreement and without surrender A few hours after the Bunker ConfdonPageS Two projects involving Saxton Borough and its environs are now in the completion stages it was announced at the regular meeting of borough council last evening The building at the filter plant its construction having been in abeyance for a couple years is virtually completed and the pump for the water system at Stoners town has been finished and is awaiting electrical hookup Council President Charles T Benner presidedat the session which was attended by council men Guy Stoler Ralph Moore and Harry Notestine Policeman Joseph Dolt Mayor Olin Horton Maintenance Foreman Homer Carbaugh and Borough Secretary Elder The resignation of Councilman William Territo was accepted and Roy W Reed of f08 Eighth Street Saxton was named to fill Territos term which expires Contd on Page 5 Click Burns His Notice Of Induction LANCASTER Pa John T Click 20 refused in duction into the Army Tuesday and then stood by anticipating a three month delay before a warrant would be sworn out for his arrest Glick son of a college presi dent burned what he said was his induction notice outside of his Selective Service office while an estimated 100 sympa thizers from the Peace Commit tee of Friends marched with signsand placards Young Click is a former resi dent of Huntingdon where his father served as an instructor on the faculty at Juniata College Another 100 young men who reported for induction or pre Contd on Page a Kinda choked up is the way Mary Ann Thatcher of Peters burg described the feeling she had after taking the oath of na turalization at the FederalCourt house in Lewisburg last week Mary Ann wife of George Thatcher is a native of Frank fort Germany and has been look ing forward to becoming a na turalized citizen of the United States for some time Witnessing the ceremony were two Petersburg residents Mrs Sumner Smith and Horace Ross There were fifteen par ticipantsin the oathtaking event representing ten different nation alities MrsThatcher believes she was the only one from Ger many She met and married her hus band in Frankfort while he was serving there with the armed forces in 1955 The following year the couple returned to the States and resided for seven months on Governors IslandNew York For six months Thatcher was stationed at Oswego New Confd on Page 3 Truck Driver Jailed In Pistol Slaying Fox Charged With Murder In Divorced Wifes Death Huntingdon Man Jailed In homicide Jack Donald Fox 42 Huntingdon facing a charge of murder in the pistol slaying of his exwile Mrs Argie E Dalessandro Fox 43 Huntingdon Is pictured talking wfthSgt John oummms of the Huntingdon Police Department Foxs divorced wife was found dead in bed yesterday morning with a gunshot wound of the left temple She was the owner of the aon KiteWay Pizza Shop Fox a truck driver is being held in Huntingdon County Jail Investigation continues today while a Huntingdon man is behind bars In Huntingdon County Jail charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his divorced wife early yesterday morning Jack Donald Fox 42 of 1402 Miff lin Street was arraigned on her bed at 1402 Mifflin Street thft murder charge yesterday be about am yesterday Death fore justice of the Peace Mary was due to a gunshot wound1 of Lightner of Ardenheim and jailed the left temple pending a hearing at a later date Police allege was fatally ix a truck driver is remain ing silent but police say their Germanmade investigation shows that he shot owned by her hib exwife Mrs Aigie LDal essandro Fox 43 owneropera tor of tlie RiteWay Pizza Shop 10 Pomi Street Huntingctuh Mrs box was found lead in that Mrs Fox wounded by a 22 calibre pistol former husband weapon was found pillow in his bed Tlie sixshot under Foxs room Huntingdon County Probation Of ticor Raymond A Holland handled the planning for the ap pointments while Judge Heffner was iied up with the trial of murder case District Attorney Newton C Taylor is also involved in the murder trial and he said today that he had onlybrleflydiscussed the Fox case with State Police State Trooper Joseph D Fair cloth the prosecutor in the murder case He is being as sistedby State Police Detective Eugene Wegemer of Troop G HolHdaysburg Huntingdon Chief Contd on Page 3 Libya Coup Occurred In Two Hours TUNIS UP Libyas new military regime said today its forces toppled the monarchy in two easy hours Monday in a coup whose plans were hatched in 1956 when the leaders were cadets Combined reports from the Libyan News Agency and other authoritative Middle East news sources said all major op ponents of the twodayold Arab Socialist1 Revolutionary Councilj including Crown Prince Amir Hasan al Rida and the army chief of staff had been arrested King Idris the 79yearold monarch who had ruled as chief of state since Libyas indepen dence since 1952 was headed for Greece from his sickbed in Turkey He refused to acknow ledge the power of the new regime Broadcasts from Libya quot ing the revolutionary council said its members had begun planning to overthrow Idris when they were still military academy students 13 years ago The plotting was actively under way by the time the cadets graduated the broadcasts said The council leaders fixed the hour Tof 3 am Sept 1 as the moment all revolutionary units should be drawn up outside the three main Libyan cities Tropoli Benghazi and El Baida according to the broadcasts Contd on Page 5 Contd on Page 8 THE WEATHER Cloudy and mild today and tonight with isolated showers today south portion High todayin 70s Low tonight mostly in 60s Thursdayvar iable cloudiness and a little warmer High upper 70s to low 80s Friday partly cloudy and warmer Bishop Pike Is Missing In Desert INSIDE THE NEWS Along The Juniata 18 Ann Landers 13 Classified Ads 16 17 Comics 15 Crossword 17 Obituaries 2 Society Club 14 Sporls 4 5 JE RUSALE M tribesmen joined hundreds of Israeli troops and police today in the search for James A Pike former Episcopal bishop of California who vanished Tuesday in the Judean Desert west of the Dead Sea A fleet of military helicopttrs took off at daybreak to aid the tribesmen and security forces looking for the controversial 56 yearold Churchman in the Israelioccupied sector of Jor dan Police said the Bedouins were called into the search because they are practically theonly people who can surviveon foot in the desert wastelands where temperatures soar tomorerthan 100 degreesduring the day Searchers Tuesday found ho trace of Pike They failed to find the automobile In which Pike and his third wife Diane 31 had departedearlier on a tirive from Bethlehem to the Dead Sea The couple was spending a month In Israel to studyorigins of Christianity A Bethlehem police spokes man said the car broke down and the couple began walking until Pike became exhausted and Pike continued on alone reached Bethlehem where an Contd on Page 8 ;