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Morning Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1966, Uniontown, Pennsylvania Weather CLOUDY, COOUR Hifli7S THE MORNING HERALD fayi'tle Only Morning C'VILLE Mayw SAR award, picture M page eight VOL.60. NO. 1S5 UNIONTOWN, FAYETTE COUNTY, PA., WEDNESDAY, JUNE SEVEN CENTS Standard Photo This Was Scene After Trail Struck Car b Dtmbar Yesterday Mother, Two Children Hurt As TrainRams Dunbar Auto A freight train slammed into car at the main Baltimore Ohio Railroad Crossing in Dun- bar yesterday morning but a mother and her two children in- side the demolished vehicle es- caped death. Mrs. Evelyn Bartholow, 36, of Dunbar R. D. 2 and her chil- dren, Larry, 12, and Lyann, 2, were all injured. The youngsters remained in fair condition at Connellsvil'.e Hospital. Larry suffered a DOS- Funeral Services Are Set For Crash Victim Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning for Vincent A. Persichitti. 23. of Searights who was killed in a tractor- trailer crash Monday night near Laurelville. Persichitti was a member of St. Therese's R. C. Church and the Searights Sportsmen's Club. He attended Uniontown Joint Senior High School and was employed by Arlisand Inc. of Pittsburgh. Surviving are his parents, Al- fred and Betty Contecn Persich- itti, one brother, Michael, a I home, and his maternal grand- mother, Mrs. Helen Conteen of Cleveland, Ohio. Friends are being received at the Dearth Funeral Home, New Salem. Requiem High Mass will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Therese's Church with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. sible fractured left leg, abras- ions and scalp lacerations. Ly- ann sustained a possible fractur- ed skull. Mrs. Bartholow was treated for multiple cuts and bruises. The auto was apparently on the tracks when the long freight crashed into it. The car was thrown against a pole, through a nearby guard fence and landed in the creek on the north side of the tracks. It was demolished. Young Larry was wedged un- I der the dashboard of the vehicle. I He was freed by rescuers from the South Connellsville and Mor- rell Volunteer Fire Companies. In other accidents: Overnight At Wreck John Gregonis, 55. of Coal Center, remained in serious con- dition in Brownsville Hospital today after reportedly lying near the wreckage of his truck, since 4 p.m. Monday. Gregonis was found at about 8 a.m. yesterday near his truck, (Continued on Page 8, Col. 5> In Damage B'ville Auto Strikes Tivo Cars, Then Home A Brownsville woman was ad- mitted to the hospital there af- ter her car struck two parked autos and a house on Browns- ville's Green St. last night. Perry Grange Meeting Set Perryopolis Grange 1487 will meet in the fire house tonight at p.m. The Junior Grange will meet in the same place, at p.m. Ritual work will be covered through the literary program. All candidates who have not re- ceived third and fourth degrees are requested to attend. Coal Center Council Appoints Patrolman Coal Center Borough Council has appointed Jerry Smith as patrolman. Smith replaces Russell An- krum, who is retiring after 30 years of service. Today's Index Pages Page Bridge 34 Classified 32-33 Comics 34-35 Dr. Brady ..................4 Earl Wilson 4 Editorials 4 Hospital News ,11 Markets................... 13 Obituaries .13 Personals 3 Sports 16-17 Star Gazer................ 35 Television 34 Theaters U Women-Society 14-15 Ruth P. Lippencott, 50, es- caped injury in the mishap but was admitted for shock, accord- ing to hospital attendants. The Lippencott auto struck parked cars owned by Anna Gray and Lillian C. Fell, both of Brownsville, and the Edward Wadsworth home at 501 Green St., local police said. They estimated total damage in the mishap at Two Persons Are Arrested and accused of setting a fire l Police Chief Tries To Stop Chicago Riots By JERRY KUC CHICAGO (AP) More than 500 policemen Tuesday night pa- trolled a tense 16-block Puerto Rican neighborhood where vio- lence erupted for two nights fol- lowing the shooting of a Puerto Rican youth. A policeman was hit with a rock and injured at dusk when ISO persons massed in a park were being dispersed. Groups were not allowed to form. The extra security was or- dered by Police Supt. 0. W. Wil- son, who shook up his depart- ment in an effort to halt the rioting. in which eight persons were shot and wounded, scores injured and more than 80 ar- rested. A dozen policemen stood on street corners in. the area, which is 15 minutes from the downtown area. Patrolmen stood in pairs 30 feet apart along sidewalks. Police helicopters buzzed overhead. On the perimeter of the strife-torn area, 120 rein- forcements stood ready to move in. All taverns were closed on police orders. Many businesses boarded (heir windows. Clergymen milled through the streets, pleading for a night of peace. Before dusk, police command- ers moved their patrolmen through close-order drill for a double reason to keep them alert and to break up small groups on the streets. Capt. James Holzman, named by Wilson as acting deputy chief of patrol to supervise the area, directed his men. Wilson also ordered integration of two-man squads. The situation was tense. An Associated Press photographer made his way to the roof of a building to take pictures. Within minute a police helicopter dropped to investigate, radioed to a control point i and five policemen were immediately on the roof. A task force lieutenant and his sergeants spent the after- noon studying maps of the trou- ble zone and planning strategy. (Continued on Page 8, Col. 1) Fairchance Crackdown On Speeding Police Chief Walter Lohr, Fairchance, said last night a crackdown on speeders and unnecessary noise in the bor- ough is under way. "Those exceeding the speed imit or making unnecessary noise with either automobiles or motorcycles will be prosecuted o the fullest extent of the Chief Lohr stated. The borough speed limit is i miles per hour on Church and 35 mph on the remain- In Fatal Summit Runaway B'ville Man Is Freed A Brownsville man has been freed here of involuntary man- slaughter charges stemming from a fatal runaway truck ac- cident on the Summit Slope east of Uniontown last year. The defendant, Daryl Hall, was slaled for trial yesterday, but the charge was nol pros- sed (dropped) by the court on grounds that there was insuffi- cient evidence in the case. Hall was at the wheel of a trailer truck when it ran out of control down the steep Sum- mit Slope on Oct. 1, 1965. The rig struck a car at ihe foot of the hill in Hopwood, killing the operator, Robert J. Sproul of Ohiopyle. In other court action yester- day Donald Lee Bryner of Un- ionlown R. D. 4 was found guil- ty by a jury on a drag rac- ing charge. Bryner was accus- ed by Slate Police of racing with another auto on Route 51 in Franklin Twp. last Oct. 15. Marvin Miller of Connellsville was freed of a paternity charge, but found guilty on an (Continued on Page 8. Col. 4) Local Hospital Seeks Action Ask Court Order On Pickets Unionlown Hospital yesterday afternoon asked for a court order against pickets who have hindered the delivery of essen- tial supplies to the hospital. A hearing on the request for a temporary restraining order has been set for 3 p.m. today by Judge John I. Munson. The situation began early Sat- urday when representatives of Chauffeurs, Teamsters and Helpers Union Local 491 of Uniontown picketed the hos- pital's service entrance. Deliv- ery of milk, bread, meat, pro- duce and other supplies to the hospital stopped when union truck drivers refused to cross the picket line. A supply of needed drugs slat- ed for delivery to the hospital yesterday afternoon had to be picked up by one of the hospi- tal's trucks to insure its arrival. In a request for a restraining order on Tuesday the hospital (Continued on Page 8, Col. 7) Former German Twp. Principal Dr. Zimmerman h Retiring Dr. James L. Zimmerman, former principal of German Twp. High School, is retiring to- day after 41 years in the field of education. Since 1957, he has been supervising principal of Snowden Twp. Schools, Library, Allegheny County. Dr. Zimmerman resides at 4417 Francis St., West Mifflin. Born in Waynesburg, he was graduated from German Twp. High School in 1922 and taught in Gates Elementary School in 1922-23. Three years later, he was awarded a bachelor of arts G. Stanford Bratton Accepts Call In R. I. MR. BRATTON G. Stanford Bratton, son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Bratton, 12 Johnson Ave., has accepted a call as assistant minister of the First Baptist Church in Am- erica, Providence, R. I., which was founded by Roger Williams in 1638. He also will serve as chaplain in Brown University. Mr. Bratton completed h i s training atAndover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton Center, Mass., in June and af- ter one year of internship will receive a bachelor of divinity degree at the 1967 June commen- cement. Since 1963, he has served as Student assistant minster of the First Baptist Church, Water- town, Mass., and presently is taking clinical pastoral training under the Institute of Pastoral Care at Danvers, Mass., State Hospital. (Continued on Page 8, Col. 2) degree from Davis and Elkins College. Advancing in his chosen pro- fessional field, Dr. Zimmerman was principal of Beverly High School from 1926-29; taught ma- thematics in Washington Irving High School, Clarksburg, W. Va., five years and was elected prin- cipal of his 'alma mater' in 1934. After nine years as principal of German Twp. High School, he was teacher and athletic di- rector in Munhall High School until 1954 when he was elevated to supervising principal of West Homestead School and after three years moved to his present position with Snowden Twp Dr. Zimmerman boasts he holds the longest attendance record at the University of Pittsburgh a total of 23 years from 1929 to 1952, when he received a doc- tor of education degree. He designed a wrestling score- book and kindergarten certifi- cates, which were promoted for national distribution. Politically, Dr. Zimmerman was elected Democratic commit- teeman, District 6, West Mifflin, for two terms and currently is serving on the Board of Educa- tion in West Mifflin. He has been a member of the Masonic Order since 1927 and is a 14 degree Mason, holding membership in the Lodge of Perfection. A son, James Jr., is teaching mathematics in Southern High School, Oakland, Md. Y Praised At Board Meeting Irwin Marine Dies In Viet IRWIN, Pa. (AP) Marine Pfc. Paul F. Shogan became 19 years old last Thursday. He was killed in action in Viet Nam that same day, shot in the chest while on patrol between Phu Bai and Hue. that roared through a block of Steelton's West Side early Tues- day, leaving 28 persons home- less, State Police said. Trooper William Kattner of the State Police Fire Marshall's Office in Harrisburg said the men arrested were Vernon j Elliott Thorne Jr.. 22 and Wil- liam J. Gustin, 18, both of Steel- ton. They were charged with arson and jailed in lieu of 500 bail, he said. Steelton Fire Chief Earl A. I Burner said the two told him they used straw and matches 1 to start the fire, which, he said, ing streets. "No leniency will be shown and everybody will be treated alike in case of the officer added. caused an estimated in Professors At Confab Sweet Adelines Rehearsal Set Sweet Adelines Chorus will rc- Dr. Arthur E. Duwe, profes- sor of biology, and Dr. Russell R. Williams, associate profes- sor of biology at Waynesburg College, atlcnded the 18th An- nual Midwestern Conference of i Parasitologists at the University of Illinois. Both men contributed mater- ial to a demonstration session. Dr. Duwe's contribution was "Preliminary observations o n the localization of common an- tigens between Teenia pisiform- His mother. Mrs. Joseph R. hearse Thursday night at 8 in i is cysticerol and Noniezia ex- Shogan of Irwin, Westmoreland County, said she received a let- ter from him last Friday, say- ing he was going on patrol every day. He asked her to send him some cookies. She received word of his death Tuesday. the Enany Building, E. Main SI. Anyone interested in harmony singing is welcome. Those de- siring more information may call the chorus president, Sharon Waltz, 437-7071, or the member- Smock Resident Is Representing Lodge Danie! Harford of Smock R. D. 1 is representing Nathan Lewis Lodge No. m of Indepen- dent Order of Odd Fellows, Wal- tersburg, the 100F conven- tion being held this week at Phil- adelphia. William H. Rellis of Finley- ville was appointed deputy grand master at the confab. MALINZAK-FOROIL CAMERA NIGHT BIKINI ART MOOR GO GO JERRY'S, UTOWN. SHOP. CTR. pansa adults." Dr. Williams demonstrated "Cystacanths from the spirobo- lid millipede, Narcous amcri- canus." One hundred and six parasitologists attended this Dr. Stanton W. Simkins, su- perintendent, gave a report at the Uniontown City School Board of directors meeting last night evaluating the YMCA program and its benefits to Central School students. Grades 4-5-6 in addition to 6E classes and special education classes have been going to the Y semi weekly for two school terms due to lack of recrea- tional facilities at the school. Dr. Simkins said the teachers reported the program provided "pleasurable enjoyment and discipline." Comments Mr. Compton (general secretary) and Mr. Cully are patient, hard- working instructors: and com- manded respect; Y program was well organized, purposeful and businesslike; boys especial- ly liked development of skills in basketball; improvement in swimming ability was amazing; variety in activities and per- fect control of children; disci- nut, -i ui i, ui uit 11 ici i- 0 ship chairman, Donna conference. 437-4742. Tnolliiimii Heads TB VniuJcrbilt Man Hurt A Vanderbilt man suffered a possible fractured skull yester- day morning when he tell al- most eight feet off a scaffold while painting his home. Clyde Martin, 47, was in ser- ious condition at Connellsville Hospital. Wishing Well Something EVELYN-JOE SIIVO and The Orchestra North Union Firemen's ASMI. Auxiliary Meets Auxiliary to North Union Fire- men's Assn. will meet tonight at in the fire hall. Hos- tesses are Mary Kundly, Helen Punday, Kay Leonard and Twi- la Ramage. Attention is called in change in time due to sched- i uleri entertainmenl. Soeielv In ( Greene County Judge Glenn R. Tnnthman has been elected president of the Greene County Tuberculosis and Health Assn. OPEN" ENTERTAINMENT TON1TE NORTH UNION FIRE HAU, Indies Auxiliary lERTlMENffONlfETsO MASONTOWN V.F.W. SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT TONITE New South Union Fire Hall llnionioivn Of Columbus Sri Meeting Uniontown Council 1275, Knights of Columbus, will meet at tonight, at the council home, McClellandtown Rd. ENTERTAINMENT TON1TE-8 SMITHFIELD FIREMEN'S HALL THE WHIPPOORWILL 9-12 THE VIBRATIONS GOLDEN AGERS ENROLL NOW DV 65 PLUS MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT HOSPITAL MONEY PLAN TOM HARDY 434-4147 pline so handled that children were given some freedom that resulted in relaxed atmosphere; services rendered were excel- lent. Another teacher stated: The children benefited from an ex- cellent physical education pro- gram. Both instructors were dedicated and devoted in t h e development of physical growth of the youngsters.They had pa- tience, perseverance and un- derstanding in working with re- larded children. The students Seeond Medal For Soldier WASHINGTON (AP) Staff Sgt. Donald F. Emel, a tem- porary resident of Clarksville, Tenn., and originally from Belle- fonte. Pa., received his second purple heart decoration Tuesday. He was among 19 soldiers, combat veterans of the fighting in Viet Nam, to be honored at special ceremonies in Waller Reed Army Hospital. Emel, 30, was wounded when he stepped on a land mine Feb. 9. His left foot was amputated later. He was wounded by Shrapnel Ihe previous October in a small village and received his first purple heart for that injury. He said he plans to return to Bellefonte. were privileged to have had this opportunity." Teacher Rated Several teachers in the system were given satisfactory ratings: At the conclusion of their second semester Janice A. Craig, Dale R. Gregg, Irene M. (Continued on Page S, Col. 6) Main B'ville Reserve Body Off To Camp Members of the main body of the 430th Replacement Co. lo- cated at the U. S. Army Re- serve Center in Brownsville left June 11 for Indiantown Gap Mi- litary Reservation for 15 days annual active duty training. The company joined the 429th Replacement Co. and the 464th Replacement Co. under com- mand of the 335th Replacement Battalion of Williamsport i n charge of Lt. Col. Garrison to process-in ROTC cadets for summer training. The 430th Co. commanded by Capt. Robert M. Watson, of Roscoe, has received the Secre- tary of Army's Superior Unit Award for five consecutive years. The company consists of four officers and 22 enlisted members. West German Jet Crash BONN, Germany (AP) A weather reconnaissance jet of the West German air force crashed Tuesday and its pilot became the ninth Luftwaffe air- man known to die while on f.ight duty this year. A Defense Ministry spokes- man said the German-built Fiat G91 crashed after disappearing into a bank of clouds near Neid- lingen, about 20 miles southeast of Stuttgart. The pilot was killed when the plane hit the ground and exploded. It was the third jet lost by the Luftwaffe since Monday, when two American-designed F104 Starfighters fell into the shal- lows off the north coast of The Netherlands. One pilot died in this accident and another still is missing. Cause of the three crashes re- mains unknown, the spokesman said. Okay Hospitals This district's six hospitals were declared eligible yester- day to participate in the federal medicare program by meet- ing standards set hy the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Some 287 hospitals throughout the state received the federal approval. Local institutions listed were: Brownsville General Hos- pital. Connellsville State Hospital, Charlerni-Monessen Hos- pital, Frick Community Hospital, Mt. Pleasant; Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg, and Uniontown Hos- pital. Center ville Appoints Two Pniprnni. To Retain On Jiinr 20th A remedial reading program Centerville Borough Council 'appointed Iwn part time police- men at its June meeting Named were William Kovach. way on June 20 and continue through Ihe month of August. Classes will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Two buses will trans-1 Richeyvillc, and Robert McCov, port the students. Vesta. Council also announced the pur- chase of a new roller for California l.rjjion Auxiliary To Meet Ladies Auxiliary to John F. Kennedy Post 377, American Le- gion of California will meet today at 8 p.m. in the post Nome. Franklin (trance To Meet Tomorrow Nipjit Franklin Grange will hold its business session Thurs- day night at 8 in the Grange Hall. Lecturer Thornton Broy- les has arranged for a wiener Brrnvn'svilii" roast to replace Ihe literary pro- i Thompson No. 2. GIFTS "FOR FATHER Persichitti, Vincent A., Sea- Take Out Service THOMAS', 195 N. f.allalin Ave. KMWpONTTACrFaifchance for Pontiac, Tempest ft Inter- national sales service. 5M-7456. Deaths Hill, Charles B.. West Amend's Gifts Jewelry Uninnlnwn Shopping Oilier Entertainment Every Wed., EAOLKS ST. BROWNSVILLE W "ENTERTAINMENT TOW! AMERICAN LEGION HOME N. Gallatin Ave., Uniontown rights. Spear, Charles, Markleys- burg. (Details on Page 33) Dr. M R. Freeman 37 TV Main Closed .lime 19 to 25, RIDF.S OPEN DAILY Romanelli's Lake View Park