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Daily News (Newspaper) - September 16, 1969, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania CLASSIFIED ADS DIAL MISS CLASSIFIED 6434040 or 5424641 Library Building 17126 I VOL 48 HUNTINGDON and MOUNT UNION TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 16 1969 PHONE 6434040 NO 195 President Announces Withdrawal Of 35000 Troops From South Viet By December 15 JL 24th Annual UN General Assembly President District Idea Is First tJNlTED NATIONS UPI Diplomats from 126 countries converged on the United Nations today tor the opening of the 24th annualGeneral Assembly Prospects were private talks on a handful of questions would overshadow public meetings on the 104 item agenda Toe session was scheduled to start at 3 pm EOT The diplomatic galaxy includ ed two heads of state two prime ministers one deputy prime minister and 63 foreign ministers who were expected to make their views known before the session adjourns around Christmas Members of tbe Huntingdon The private talks were Area Board of EducaUonrecetoed expected to center on the an uptodate report on tbe plans Middle East situation nuclear torLtheHuntingdgn Area Middle disarmament and the repeated icfaeol during the regular monthly demand by allies of Communist night la China that seated in home economcs room of the the United Nations Huntingdon Board Has Meeting House Will Vote On Election Plan WASHINGTON UPI The House prepared to begin voting today on proposed revisions of the 180yearold electoral college starting with a plan rejected by the founding fathers After a brief time out to honor the Apollo 11 astronauts the lawmakers were ready to take up the first challenge of the direct popular vote plan the House Judiciary Committee recommended for presidential elections The challenge was In the form of a motion by Reps David W Dennis RInd and crash victim Will Raise Total To 60000 Since Midway Meeting Foreman Jury Gets Case Today The case of Commonwealth vs MRS WILBUR WILLIAMS Easter Seal Society Has Confd on Page 12 As junior high school Jack Rlsheberger architect notified the board that tentative dates for advertising and open ing of bids would be October 1 and November Howeverthese dates will depend upon receipt of approval of plans by various units T TT President Richard J Endres HOUSC presided at the meeting with the following directors present TJ HA1mmmG mpr Orner William Lang Porter HARRISBURG UPI Brown Mrs Louise KyWAlton In fn NAn A Hoover Dr Kenneth Rockwell J H Hohman Smith Also present were John Btnney Mrs Wilbur Williams Cold Jack J Foreman was expected John Dowdy DTex to substi to be handed to a jury in Hunt ingdon County Criminal Court this afternoon Testimony opened in the case yesterday and continued when the trial was resumed at 930 am today Judge R Merle Heffner is presiding Foreman 48 of Maple ton De pot faces for tute a district election plan The district plan defended by its sponsors Monday as a return to the basic electoral unit in Congress and in presidential elections would retain a modified electoral college It would make the allocation two tipsy of electoral votes automatic man with thepopular vote winner of KAREN M ALCORN Injured Coed Still Critical Springs Road Huntingdon was slaughter as the result of a two each electoral district in a electedpresident of The Easter car accjdent on Route 22 east state receiving one electoral Seal Society for Crippled Child of Huntingdon about 2d5 ajn vote ren and Adults Inc of Hunt Sunday May 25 J In L ft I 4tWk vote Eighteenyearold Karen The statewide popular Alcorn Hagerstown Md a Jun winner would get two iata College sophomoreremains ingdou County last night at the stephen Michael Homolash 43 bonus electoral votes in very critical condition today annual meeting at headquarters East Water street Mount Union A similar plan was rejected at the Intensive care unit of Al was kilted In the crash in which ta 1787 Constitutional toona Hospital She has not re 401 Penn Street She succeeds Mrs Clifford Scrlever Hunting don RD 1 who has held the Confd on Page 5 both vehicles Involved were de Convention as was direct gained consciousness molished Conf d on Page 12 popular election and Conf d on Page 12 the Surprise Thursday and was buried Mon superintendent of schools Carl the state Senate will meet Brunoi assistant to the super enderit of schools Norman J toaay smith high school principal Jay Eeturns to business in memorial session for Pechan the House of Rep Jarver middle school principal nd Paul Moore assistant high school principal A variety of letters and re Conf d on Page 2 iouth Viet resident is Briefed SAIGON UPI acting JS Ambassador to South letnam held a lastminute ession with President Nguyen Van Thieu today before the ite Houses announcement on nore US troop cutbacks in letnam The flurry of toplevel Saigon etlngs following President Nixons review of Vietnam olicy last week indicated ssible hesitance on to accept another US Ithdrawal What deputy ambassador iuel D Berger discussed ih the Saigon government aader today was not announced apparently it dealt with the tontents of President Nixons Conf d on Page 12 Because of the token session Monday the House will not be able to take final action on a Commonwealth Court bill until Wednesday at the earliest The measure which would designate Dauphin County Court as an interim Common wealth Court to handle litiga tion involving the state until January 1972 was introduced and reported to the floor from committee last week The House Ethics Committee is scheduled to meet today to finish writing its report on a hearing held to investigate a charge of alleged conflict of in terest by House speaker Herbert Fine man Confd on Page 7 Evans Skipper Is Guilty 1 T3 Given Umcial Kei INSIDE THE NEWS SUBIC BAY Philippines UPI Cmdr Albert S McLemore skipper of the US destroyer Frank E Evans today was convicted of negligence in the collision of his ship with an Australian air craft carrier He received an official reprimand McLemore 40 of Vallejo Calif would have been senMcLemores former offleerson tenced to two years at hard theEvans gave what appeared labor and dismissed from the to be testimony favorable to Navy He was sleeping in his their former skipper saying he cabin when the carrier Mel bourne sliced the Evans in two June 3 killing 74 Americans The military judge Capt James E Keys 49 of Kansas City Mo deliberated 35 minutes before bringing in the guilty verdict Commander Albert S McLe more it is my duty as military judge to find you guilty of all charges Keys said In the quonset hut courtroom McLe more also had been charged with dereliction of duty had left wakeup orders Confd on Page 2 Haynsworth Faces Stiff Questioning Ann Landers 6 Classified Ads10 11 Comics 9 Counselors Column 3 Crossword11 Editorials 6 Obituaries 2 Society Club 8 Sports 4 5 The Navy had tried to prove WASHINGTON UPI Judge Clement F Haynsworth Jr nominated to the Supreme McLemore negligently failed to Court faced stiff questioning by Senate Judiciary Committee alert the officer on the bridge of anticipated closequarters maneuvers and that he failed to specifically order the same officer to awaken him when the maneuvers began The guilty verdict was something of a surprise Six of Central PSPE Group To Meet At Huntingdon Central Chapter of the Penn sylvania Society of Professional Engineers will conduct its first meeting of the 196970season at the Holiday Inn Jr at Hunting don Wednesday September 24 The meeting will be a joint one with the Blair County Chapter beginning at pm EDT At a guided tour of the Raystown Reservoir construction site will be given by Michael Miller of the Green Construction Company who will also be available at the meet ing to answer questions from the engineers A general invitation to all engineers in the area has been The coed a graddaughter of Frank C Alcorn 1405 Mifflin Street Huntingdon was critically injured in a onecar accident in Trough Creek State Park Sunday evening in which William A Schlichter 19 Waynesboro a junior at Junlata was fatally injured The girls parents Alfred and Alberta Glasgow Alcorn 729 Hamilton Boulevard Hagers town Md are at their daugh ters bedside The father is music Instructor at the Bobns boro Md schools Both of the parents are natives of Hunting don Miss Alcom underwent gery at the hospital yesterday for the removal of bar right eye She suffered multiple severe and extensive lacerations of the face arid she may lose her left eye as the result of a severe laceration This morning Miss Alcorn took a turn for the worse when her one lung collapsed Her grand father was informed of that fact at and left Immediately for the hospital Relatives reported that sur Contd on Page 2 WASHINGTON UPI President Nixon announced today plans tor withdrawal of an additional 35000 American troops from Vietnam by Dec 15 This will raise to 60000 the total number of GI withdrawals by Nixon since he first announced the US cutback program June 8 at the Midway Island meeting with President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam The withdrawal of 60000 troops is av significant step the President said referring to the original 25000 called for in the first installment completed Aug 31 The authorized Vietnam troop ceiling at the start of this administration was 549500 I have decided to reduce the authorized troop ceiling in Vietnam to 484000 by Dec 15 the President said In a statement He explained that under this new celling a minimum of 60000 troops will have been withdrawn from Vietnam by Dec l5 The new figure of men to be pulled well as the date for completion of the withdrawal were different from the number and mentioned Monday In Saigon by South Vietnams vice president Nguyen Cao Ky GAIL HUNTINGTON CotfntyHas New Speech Xte Therapist n Kir JL Huntingdon County has a new speech therapist to serve the Ky said 40500 more Amerl two school districts comprising cans would be pulled out by the end of November5 The White House said the total reduction in authorized troop strength byDec 15 would really amount to 65500 but Confd on Page 2 t the lower end of the county Shes Gail Huntington and shes a May 1969 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania Miss Huntington serves 11 dif ferent schools in the Mount Un ion Area and Southern Huntingdon County Districts Working out of the office of the Superintendent of Schools Donald Miller she is currently engaged in screen Ing the children of the 11 sch ools to determine how many have speech problems and what these are As her work progresses Miss Huntington will set up a case load for the two districts and will began today for then begin weekly sessions with detonation of oneof the largest the children who need her spec ialized knowledge Frequency of the sessions she Big Nuclear Explosion v J Scheduled PAHUTE UPI thermonuclear weapons to be tested in the United States The only factor which could reported to The Daily News will depend upon the severity of the speech problem and the age of the child Miss Huntington an Ephrata Confd on Page 12 THE WEATHER members today on an alleged extended by the president of Cen tral Chapter WlnfieldMcClure of DuBois Reservations for the luncheon session can be made by contact ing immediate past president of Confd on Page 12 raist High Water Presents Problem ine Search Crews Battle igh Water Falling W VA Volunteers reenter the Man No 9 mine today to deal with waisthigh water and a rock that temporarily has stalled a search for the 78 bodies ked in the labyrinth nine months went in Two teams went in Monday ening to set up communlca Ions after the initial pair of overy crewsj totaling 19 men bobed the mine for four hours Mines said the discovery of water was presenting some very serious problems He said It would have to be removed That was the first attempt to before the search could resume the mine at am Monday and emerged at pm One crew manned a fresh air stationv i about 1750 feet from the Aortal UnlV while the other advanced cau f tiously westward toward the LilCeilSeS spot where the first explosion was believed to have occurred INOW Available the Llewellyn Portal where the missing men were conflict of interest But despite skepticism of liberal Senators and opposition by 17 witnesses Including AFL CIp president George Meany and NAACP president Roy WiLdns most observers expect ed Haynsworth to be confirmed President Nixon named the T 57yearold South Carolinian to iNext One May Be FeacetuI succeed Abe Fortas on the Supreme Court Haynsworth is chief judge of the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals In Richmond Va Sen Birch Bayh DInd prepared to question the judge closely about his participation Conf d on Page 2 Partly cloudy and warm today High near 80 to low 80s Mostly cloudy and warm with chance of showers or thundershowers tonight and Wednesday Low tonight most ly In 60s High Wednesday In 70s to near 80 Thursdays outlook variable cloudiness and cooler delay the hydrogen blast was weather A briefing was sche duled a few hours before the 100foot instrument package was to be triggered at am PDT Residents in Las Vegas 100 miles away were warned a week in advance that high rise as towering gambling be swayed by the explosion liners were told to stay out of underground shafts and an old adobe building in Beatty Nev 30 miles from ground zero was evacuated Geophysicist Wendell Weart of the Sandria Laboratory in Confd on Page 12 Delegates Withhold Comment Pittsburgh Faces More Marches On Black Monday J traces of the missing work The water was found at the working fs since last Nov 24 four days site of a rock fall resumably caused by one of the thunder ous explosions that wracked the mine last November The search team also reported there was a heavy concentration of 28 per cent of the mine the The first two teams entered ter explosions and fires ared its 100 miles of tunnels mine later was sealed en the fires burned out of trol and it remained closed til the seals were broken last William Park district man er for the US Bureau of They were stopped by the rock and water Park said the rock problem is not serious He said the searchers can either climb over it or it can be removed in coal tys quota this year was 9650 cars Generally he said the men found nothing unexpected There was a heavy coating of Huntingdon Countians had bet ter hurry if they want a 1969 doe hunting license Treasurer Richard E Kidd re ported today that he has only 500 antler less deer hunting li censes still available The coungoing from here said the Rev PITTSBURGH Leaders of the Black Construction Coalition say there will be more Black Monday marches If negotiations with the construction industry dver jobs for Negroes do not produce results About 3500 persons marched peacefully through downtown five years we are not even go Monday in support of the coaliing to talk to them tlons position but the demon stration didnot lead to Imme diate progress at the bargain ing table Negro leaders said they were fed up after two weeks of ap parently fruitless talks I dont know where we are Alfred Pugh a coalition spokes Kidd Is receiving applications man Unless they come back Coalition negotiators walked out of the session with the tin ion and industry Monday after rejecting a proposal calling for qualified black craftsmen to be admitted to building trades un ions under existing union laws They ripped up the paper on which it was written and burned it As Mondays vmarch ended Conf d on Page for the doe tags by mail and arid take 1000 black people into Byrd Brown president of the over the counter on afirstcome the construction field this year Pittsburgh NAACP chapter ad Conf d on Page 12 and 1000 for each of the next dressed the demonstrators and urged calm But then he added If we dont have a settle ment we will have another Black Monday and it is not go ing to be like peaceful Black Monday are at war When you are at war and have an atom bomb you let the man know you have an atom bomb He saw us today He knows we have an atom bomb The next time we have to march it is going to explode The demonstration Monday was quiet and without incident a sharp contrast to the fights and arrests which marked simi lar demonstrations at construc tion sites three weeks ago Contd on Page PARIS UPD Communist delegates to the Vietnam talks had no comment today on further US troop withdrawals from the war and on a request for a meeting from four wives of missing American airmen The women want to know whether their husbands are dead or prisoners of war The mens planes were shot down over North Vietnam South Vietnamese Vice Pres ident Nguyen Cao Ky said Monday United States would pull 40500 more troops from the war zone by Nov 30 The White House all but confirmed it saying President Nixon would have an accurate figure today American troop withdrawal has been one of the Key Communist demands in the talks so far Diplomatic sources said the lack of an Immediate response1 from North Vietna mese and Viet Cong delegates here could be traced to several factors First the delegation leaders have not returned to Paris yet from Hanoi where they attend ed the funeral of Ho Chi Minh Also the Communists have a practice of commenting on nothing but specific statements Contd on 12 ;