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   Tyrone Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 28, 1994, Tyrone, Pennsylvania                                PAGE2THE DAILY January 1994 OBITUARIES Vernoy Davis World War I Purple Heart Winner one Vernoy 919 Hick ory formerly of Philipsburg and at on at the Allegheny Luthe ran fol lowing a brief He was bom July in the son of Cor nelius Harrison and Emma Tate On October in Tip he was married to Agnes Ra chel He was retired as a Senior Staff Electrical Engineer from Bell of He is survived by several nieces and He was a member of Logan Valley Presbyterian Church in Bellwood and gra duated from the Philipsburg High School in 1917and thePenn State University in Davis was an Army veteran of WWI serving in France where he received the Purple Heart at the second battle of Arrangements are in charge of the Jon Russin Funeral Home in Bellwood and private services will be held at the convenience of the family at the Funeral Home with the Ruth Smith Walter Lightner US Navy World War II Veteran Walter age of Box RD Tyr died unexpectedly at his resi dence at4 January 7 He was born December at Huntingdon the son of Harold David and Bessie Gross On October 1948 at Cum he was married to Leola Surviving are his wife and two children Gary Lee Altoona and Tammy He is also sur vived by 5 He was of the Protestant Faith and was a member of the Tyrone Sportsmens Hookies Fire and the Tyrone American He was a Navy Veteran having served during WW He retired April 1989 from the Drilling of the Chicago Rivet Machine af ter 37 years of Funeral service will be held Sa at 11 at the Derman Funeral with William Glunt A flag presenta tion will be conducted by rep resentatives of the American Leg ion and the Veterans of Foreign Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park in Antis Friends will be received at the Derman Funeral on Friday from 2 4 and 7 9 Contributions in his memory may be offered to the Building Fund of the Tyrone First As sembly of God Merle Rossman Former Owner Of Altoona Gas Oil Merle of Pen nsylvania the former owner of Altoona Gas died 1994 at the Centre Community Bom in June 1924 in Rock he was the son of the late John Fred and Emeline Harpster He attended State College area During World War he served as a staff sargeant with the Army in the AllisChalmers Army Ordinance He re ceived several medals during his On June he married Joyce who For 40 he owned and op erated Altoona Gas and Oil of Pennsylvania retiring in He was a member of Upper Spruce Creek Presbyterian American Legion Post 33 of Belief on Free and Accepted Masons Lodge Altoona Con Jaffa Centre County Shrine Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 321 and the Tyrone Elks He was an as sociate member of the Fraternal Order of Also surviving are one Merle Joyce Munnell of one Eugene Rossman of Pennsylvania Fur nace two Harold Ross man of Tyrone and Roy Rossman of Pennsylvania Furnace and two Friends will be received from 6 to 9 on 28 at the Koch Funeral State where a Masonic service will be at 9 The funeral will be at 11 on 29 at the funeral home with the David Crowe Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Childrens Bum Jaffa Box Kiddin Continued from and private forecasters have idea where the rumors 1 was and I dont remem ber by that we were going to get 2 feet of snow tin Sunday said Andrea who works in the public information office at Penn State Then somebody said it was going to be 2 or 3 Then some mentioned 50 inches and said they saw it on The Weather Messer Fifty seems a little es pecially since Im not even 60 in ches bill and there are already 10 inches on the Messor who deals in the folk lore of said this seasons previous snowfalls like 3 foet in Waynesburg earlier the monlhl makes the new rumors seem In a normal when youre bilking 4 or 7 feet of theres not much reason to believe he But with the way things have been it could be a credible piece of Gadomski said most rumors he has heard ranged from 30 to 50 in but he heard one report of up to 7 Theres no doubt there will be a significant weather system de velop and hit Pennsylvania on but 7 feet Thats a little said Weather Channel forecaster Jim Other forecasters in the back ground laughed as he It sounds like you guys are a little paranoid about more Wilson Some asked to name their tried to blame The Farmers but its predictions for Sunday and Monday mention only cold for southeast freezing rain and snow in the north and snow followed by seasonable conditions in the a host of Pennsylva nia public televisions Weather World said he could understand the reasons behind the People are fascinated with snow more than with any other weather he Everybody can measure the snow without any special in You feel and its results stay Gadomski Snow amounts we can re late We have to shovel Continued from page one School Calendar Superintendent William Miller said Thursday the admi nistration is attempting to finalize a weather makeup schedule pending February board Thus far it includes designated MidWinter Vacation Days Fe FBI to Move 600 Agents From Desks To Streets WASHINGTON AP FBI Director Louis Freeh is cutting the ranks of supervisors and ad ministrators so he can move of the bureaus agents from desk work to street For too many FBI head quarters in Washington has been topheavy with supervisors and unnecessary levels of review and he told a news conference With crime so grave we need fewer agents behind desks and more on the streets investi gating and arresting corrupt public drug gang members and Within 60 ISOsupervisors from headquarters will be trans ferred temporarily to investiga tions around the nations By years if the White House budget office and congres sional committees 300 supervisors will be transferred permanently to investigative work in the 56 FBI field offices ar ound the Relocating or 37 of the headquarters agents would cost to be raised by cuts elsewhere in the Justice Freeh the field offices will move other agents per manently from administrative duties to street The offices and agents have not been selected The FBI has not had money to hire new agents since 1992 and does not expect to get any until Freeh Freeh acted first in the Washington metropolitan area because of budget he He can move 150 agents temporarily to offices in Harding Continued from page one On five days Harding told KOINTV she didnt believe Gillooly was in I cant believe she I why does someone want to discredit me I just dont The Oregonian newspaper re ported today that Harding lied to authorities during a 18 inter view but changed her story when interrogators told her they knew she was PENNSYLVANIA Weather 29 forecast for daytime conditions and high temperatures OHIO Philadelphia Pentagon Faces Budget Gaps WASHINGTON AP The Pentagon is ready to propose a fiscal 1995 budget plan that will give the military billion more man last year and maintain Presi dent Clintons push to slash mili tary spending some billion over five The new budget calls for billion in spending a holdthelme approach that will neither appease critics of De fense Department spending nor give military backers much com Pentagon officials The package also demonstrates Defense Secretary Les Aspins ability to hold off demands for even more severe said the of all of whom spoke on con dition of Barring lastminute military spending for the Penta gon will be proposed at bil When Energy Department money for nuclear weapons is in the figure will rise to the officials Theres no surprises said one senior officer know ledgeable about budget Its enough to maintain the force for the presentday but the question will oe how much does it prepare the force for the Some problems are pushed down the bow wave The budget will include billion for a military pay raise or dered by And while it appears that infla tion costs could create a bil lion problem over the coming five the Office of Management and Budget has told the Pentagon it will have to find roughly bil lion more to cover inflation costs for the official That means the military ser vices and Pentagon agencies will have to tighten their belts even something services may be better prepared to do than Chief of Naval Operations Frank Kelso in a meeting with reporters said his proposed budgets for 1995 througn 1999 fall about bil lion short each year and fail to coyer his needs to replae aging ships and Instead of demanding more Kelso the service has decided to keep up an aggressive campaign to cut infrastructure and force and keep closing But some of those steps meet re sistance in Congress because it means job losses on the home Clinton was applauded when he in his State of the Union address This many people urged me to cut our defense spending further to pay for other government 1 said We must not cut defense Pentagon watchers realized his comment and use of the word him to hold to his fiveyear plan to slash the Sam chair man of the Senate Armed Services said he interpreted the presidents remarks as say ing he plans to stick with his Thats The danger it is going to erode Clinton backs Aspins bottomup review strategy calling for a military force ready to fight two major regional con flicts nearly some inside the Pentagon and out fear the gap between military re quirements and available funds will balloon in future Wheres The Best Place To rind THE TYRONE DAILY HERALD In Your Mailbox SUBSCRIBE TODfW Phone 6844000 The Daily Herald bruary llth and February Inservice Day February and Easter Monday April 4th as weather makeup with ad ditonal makeup days added to the end of the school As of January the last pupil day tentatively is now scheduled for June Miller said parents who have made prior plans that con flict with the designated makeup days are asked to contact their re spective building as winter storms go we wait to see just when will be the last day of the 199394 school Funding Continued from page one Congressional District include million for improvements along Route 16 corridor which provides access to Interstate 81 and US 11 near of funding will be used to complete a study of State Route 866 between Martinsburg and US Route 22 in Blair The route is an important corri dor for access to the Blair County Airport as improve ments to the facility Another Blair County project which will receive funding fol lowing approval of the state com mission is the construction of pedestrian crossovers in down town Altoona spanning the Con rail line in the Chestnut A total of million will be set aside to develop the construc tion of the All these projects will signific antly help our area by meeting a variety of transportation said From helping to revitalize downtown Altoona to upgrading key transportation these projects are important for our fu he Dignified Funerals At Competitive Prices Funerals Begin At Grave and Opening GOODS FUNERAL PARLOR 328 5th Altoona 9432521 517 Cambria Bellwood 7422521 Call Or Write For Free Price List J Washington across from Pizza Hut 96 6841684 Weekly Specials Available Snow Days School Closed Hollywood Closed HWLC Centre ts Individually owned Service and prices mag vary per Showers Tstorms Rain Flumes Snow Ice Sunny Cloudy Cloudy Via Associated Press GraphicsNel State Briefs TeenAger Threatened PITTSBURGH AP A teenager took a 14yearold boys Colorado Rockies jacket after flashing what appeared to be a pis tol and threatening to shoot the police Two youths approached Jeremy Davies and Dennis Cobaugh near a convenience store in Ross Township near Pittsburgh on Jeremy refused to hand over his and he said the older youth responded by displaying what appeared to be the grip of a pistol in his He Give me the coat or Ill shoot Jeremy I started crying and Why are you doing Jeremy then turned over the jacket and ran to his which was The thieves were 16 to 18 years One wore a Los Angeles Raiders The other wore a Pittsburgh Penguins Extortionist Jailed PITTSBURGH AP A man suspected of trying to extort from a woman by threatening to rape and kill her was jailed without When FBI agents arrested him Thomas Rasko was walking to his home in Somerset with a pack age the woman had Rasko was charged with extortion and mailing threatening After a preliminary Magistrate Ila Jeanne Sensenich ordered him held without He allegedly sent letters to Lois LaPorta of Somerset on 22 and describing his intent to rape or disfigure her unless she paid FBI spokesman Tom Noschese A third letter LaPorta received 21 threatened her life and directed her to deliver the money to a site within 200 yards of Raskos LaPorta followed the instructions and left a package at the specified place at Agents watched Rasko leave his residence and pick up the package before arresting had performed electrical work in LaPortas which was only about 1 mile from his Noschese Cellist Enters Program AP A cellist who served vodka and or ange juice to highschool students has been accepted into a prog ram for nonviolent offenders in Westmoreland Records of the case against Cari Ann of North may be destroyed if she completes one year of proba tion without any She is barred from entering Hempfield High where she played the cello during a performance of Peter Pan last April Miss Schuster had faced four counts of giving alcohol to A 17yearold boy said she gave him a a mixture of vodka and in her car before the A 15yearold boy said he also took a drink from Miss As part of her Miss Schuster agreed to undertake any alcoholtreatment program that is recommended for prosecutors said Drugs Illegaly Prescribed PITTSBURGH AP A federal grand jury charged a Fayette County doctor with illegally prescribing drugs and receiving kickbacks from a medical equipment firm to which he referred Dominic of operates offices in Un iontown and New He was named Thursday in an 18count Beginning in DiLeo referred patients to Perm Medical Supply a supplier of respiratory in exchange for kickbacks that included jewelry and other the grand jury The referrals enabled Perm Medical to bill Medicare and Medi caid for hundreds of thousands of the indictment DiLeo also wrote prescriptions for more than tablets of the narcotics Percocfan and Percocet for no legitimate medical prosecutors Federal prosecutors said Perm Medical and its former princi pals were previously prosecuted in Dauphin County The company entered a probationary TV Anchorwoman Has Surgery PITTSBURGH AP A prominent television newswoman underwent surgery to have a tumor removed from her abdomen and was expected to her doctors KDKATV anchorwoman Patti a fixture at the station for 19 underwent a successful laparoscopic surgical proce dure at an undisclosed hospital whose age was not disclosed by the should return to work in about two KDKA news director Sue Mclnerney Burns last appeared on KDKAs 6 newscast on Her face appears in a mural featuring prominent Pittsburgh re sidents that is painted on the side ofa downtown   

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