Altoona Mirror in Altoona, Pennsylvania
13 Dec 1973

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Altoona Mirror in Altoona, Pennsylvania
13 Dec 1973

Read an issue on 13 Dec 1973 in Altoona, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Altoona Mirror.

Browse Altoona Mirror

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 13 Dec 1973 Altoona Mirror in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Get started for free with a 7 day trial.

Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - December 13, 1973, Altoona, Pennsylvania City edition the circulation of the Altoona Mirror yesterday was 36,700 vol. Sdono. 155 but sorta sort Troy. Phone 944-7171 Altoona pa., thursday evening december 18, 1973. The weather tonight a Windy turning colder with Snow. Low the 20s. Friday Windy cold with Snow flurries or squalls. High the Low 30s. Com Pipit report age i fifty six pages Price fifteen cents violence Breaks out \ y against truckers ignoring shutdown by j am is r. Al no United press International shutdown injury expressways two locations Ohio and Pennsylvania and West and South of Detroit. numerous rips Are off the Road Shotgun blasts today riddled both cases police cleared the m is nip is a number of trucks Ohio highways within hour. Pickets Block whose Drivers chose to ignore a spokesman representing state police Pennsylvania Call for a nationwide trucking a. Said pickets were blocking the Drivers escaped Independent truckers Illinois a s 0p who haul 55 per cent of the Bentleyville Quot letting the trucks it least seven trucks came manufactured goods moved pull hut trying not to let under fire As thee rolled along the Chicago area vowed to go them pull and Pennsyl Ohio highways. Along with the work stoppage Vania Turnpike officials said bottles and rocks were a Maryland the manager of a the Only trucks the thrown at More than a dozen it it a a it truck Stop said his expressway appeared to rigs other truckers who continued to business dropped by 50 per cont owned by lug companies. Operate rigs Ohio Lizul before Dawn and a Independent most of the brokers Pennsylvania Dimp the first it rucking operations the dependent truckers Are pulled few hours of the scheduled Omaha. Neb., area were off for the night Quot a Turnpike work stoppage several wind reported at a virtual standstill spokesman Bedford pa., Shields were smashed and at a Leader of the shutdown Saj least one person suffered minor Ray Pradines of cos Angeles Ohio Turnpike authorities injuries police said. Associate editor of overdrive Al reported Light truck i tall some truckers told police Magazine said Quot a lot of men before Dawn but officials said some pucker Tom p Eaul Wnent truckers were not gathering Thev were forced off the Road Quot a it it Nui men equip inn. Of t lid Down parked at truck stops or roadsides at Lunk stops. Left their rigs at Home there the Turnpike is Clear from been a noticeable Lack of t of Fie continued Page 5, column 6 Bridge a string a cranes either Side of the Penn Central Railroad tracks wore used yesterday to lower the old twelfth Street footbridge to eight wheel a a Pup for Transfer to new Enterprise Stone amp Lime roaring Spring Plant. Cranes held the 38-ton Bridge while workmen burned off the bolts and rivets each Side of the twin-1 beams. Rail traffic was halted for hour and 45 minutes during the removal. Part of the new Bridge is shown at the left. By men cars. Others Thev were flagged off the Road. Proles prices die two Day Quot Park Quot a dissident Independent truckers was called to protest High diesel fuel prices and Low Speed limits the same complaints that caused Many truck Drivers to Block highways at least a dozen states last week. Quot seven trucks were fired is. Middle East i school guard for More s ask a delegation of Altoona school a nixed unit approached Council hards went to a City Council formally and publicly with such conference this morning to ask a request. Builder is i rested Blair Stan id a relic of Caldarelli panel Nixon by Mike Insu bar Washington up upon interstate 76 Mahoning and Trumbull coup said a Highway patrol by United press International night to decide what its peace spokesman Canfield Ohio stale controlled press delegation will do if the syrians near Youngstown. Quot All seven Crit a i american Middle attend the talks without having were hit hut there were no ast it icy it Day and warned met israeli precondition injuries. I shots were j danger of a new Wai Quot one possibility is that if the into the Rig. No Bours before the arrival of syrians enter the conference the movement to stay off the y g Secretary of state Henry chamber the israeli delegation roads was reported gaining Kissinger to discuss arrange will leave Quot the Post said. I momentum among truckers Menti for dec. 18 Middle to Ever since was a or of Illinois. Maryland. Nebraska j is peace conference it i ,. Nti parts of California As Well it pm rep. Minneapolis and had taken lax Asje Ohio and Pennsylvania. Kitsinger under Sta but a Michigan some truckers Haj Vav Security guard because month has Quot not been fulfilled to probe tax returns Cairo a Semi official newspaper Al Abram stud Kissinger a first personal venture into = Cut a Man told the d. Minis chair d7d,7. T<�?T.n7 for Quot their i id m n ssh to Vair. Una a a Quot a Middle Haw diplomacy int for inure a a Ops and a run rpm a Ufa 11 up ranted to a a county housing authority _ f Fth r appraise but Michigan. Mini k i a pave Security guard because for increase wages and a representative pointed out but Nisho hat wanted to build jul ,r him Nan sad a tried to work highways West of if threats h that the school guards currently benefits. That the school guards currently is no or warn a m�.,u committee which will examine detailed statement hum of Rev report Ai a a a a a it a perfectly satisfactory Man the representatives explained a 41-Wontan Stoup was originally Quot Quot Hwy no rough Nul nun ,.n, a a a i tax returns prey s tax treatment of the t1ir Ohio Itiba Hwn patrol a Rountrie Quot fiefs i Quot Fiti Quot Quot it h Quot Quot of to Council hat Quot 22 years patterned after Tho Pitts us says thus Nixon was apers should forthcoming j seven frocks eve i by Skiem receiving the lowest Heneris received Quot 1973 by a it a Iao is t Quot Mon it a Den i Quot Lulu. Levered loin a i Quot Quot two Quot sly 7,.ri twmlb3 him the two groups. Tajj."j1ings�?To�?Tr Quot arten a St Public special watergate pro ecu of a Quot Quot Quot 1 Quot Over 22 years Quot patterned after the Pittsburgh a says thinks Nixon have remained at the minimum school guards a and compared 1 authority could not author unwise to deduct $576, mix tor a Day or two ize or. Caldarelli to proceed with the gift of his vice Board increases every the two groups. 1,s plus to construct multiple papers to the nation. It was the first time since the family dwellings or Garden Typo think that any Public a special watergate pros ecu Altoona school guard unit was $2.10 hour apartments using a program unofficial who files a tax return continued Page i column 7 formed 22 years ago that or the school guards pointed out Der the Farmers Home admin has t0 holier than thou Quot that ration Omha because t has Mills said. Quot Verv frankly had i a Altoona guards receive $3.40 not cleared land either of its Peen president s attorney i per Day. Based a four hour project areas. Would have advised him not to workday while Pittsburgh guards jut the authority will b take the receive $1 .55. Also for four cleared Ian d both Tyrone and Mills talked to reporters after hours per Dav. Williamsburg and John Jones the joint committee internal a Altoona guards receive no chairman of the housing author Revenue taxation a composed sick while i Ift Burgh All a expressed his interest or. Of the senior five members of guards Are Given to Days paid Ardarelli s proposal. Or. Jones Senate i inner committee per Vear for sick leave said Quot need referring and the senior five members of a Altoona guards have bos t j housing Tyrone. Mills ways and Means com it aviation coverage while y so a beyond live duty but a Pitts org. Nixon request and conduct the first Job of the county a City pays per cent of the authority has heard Many Imit gtd inquiry into Nixon a new solid waste authority will Premium for full Blue c Ross and presentations for new housing f Dera payments of l h by to review the waste plan and Blue shield coverage for All Blair county but or Caldarell s the pro Sadr no had asked bring it up to Date it was Sug guards 24 hours per Day. Prop it Sal was backed up Wuh pet g Lefter for a ruling Only four hour visit new it Aste i nil s first Jolt i a Date to Solitny Supply ail Icv is Ltd to Weir at least 12 incidents of Kissinger flies to saudi bricks and bottles thrown at Rahja saturday and then Syria truck. Police also reported form u s Secretary of several trucks were forced off s i r d s so Al my 1 the Load j to Jordan and Israel. Ile will Michael 28, of Raven it Neva 1 f a to Rad a. Ohio suffered cuts Erdne. S do Gatlon m the of the Confer Day night who the Windshield Mem of his truck was Ama bed Wanh sponsored by the United a Huck Northwest it Akron Sla fat sind soviet Union interstate 76. a treated and released at a Barberton want Waldheim Ohio Hospital. Eight non aligned members Runken a it demanded wednesday that Pennsylvania Kiaie Policek Ort Wold Washington up sex had the Windshield of three1 or of a it kur1 continued Page 5, column 6 k. Is insert c Tho plan Paris Marl by Robirt f. But Khou leu Cimi Mem Ina a a Helm reside Ovet the conferee p the president had asked a p r 1 g total trucks travelling the Western b official a a a Nee r letter for a nil int it Ink mint Over a typographical Haf of the Pennsylvania rested yesterday afternoon by a a Altoona guards have no ten something former proposals did f two fax pro a dumps which a Rory 1p or no nth Lur Pikr were smashed by two Quot Israel opposes any Fenris William Herman of Logan Sion plan while Pittsburgh a not have Money. Saved him about $,100,000. Revised its announced 25 per bricks and Beer bottle it it up Quot a j sponsorship grounds Dis is township a member of the no Quot non commissioned guard Quot or Caldarelli wants to con a other developments Van Cut a Karol or applies to from overhead Budges plaice f conference would heavily Hority. Pittsburgh guards Are ranked instruct housing through the farm spokesman said sen 1 Cpl Flam Lis Dpi a a so ski i i Ltd. Cd Driver who drove during i loaded against 1 up correspondent Ray Wil _ a spokesman it a Ltd ,. I it hard Haines of the Blair a manner similar to policemen ers Home administration and the nub Ltd it h. Hum Lirey d minn., v m county planning commission will receive $1.50 per month after Omha is one of the few housing bad been giving his papers to spent Veeter Dav after noon telling 20 years service while a conv continued Page i column i the Minnesota historical Sod a t &Quot."v, Quot "n"1 Quot a of a the inv Omu. ,. Authority members what was missioner guard will receive $160 ran businessmen to continue a Vantug them to Paik their fleeced the government negotiator annl univ that the with the administrations fuel. meeting was for a discussion of meanwhile vie prexklk.1 Park Quot a a a Ihfe a k she a a a a lord asked amen threatened by other truckers washing i i Rny Henry \ Al i Ruhr and i due rho who negotiated the it Rase Fqy fire that led to u. S. Withdrawal had no Tom Vietnam will meet der1. 20, presumably to the greatly increased Ary a it Ivity Indochina. Whit House announcement this Mot rung of the meeting Between the u use retard of egyptian newspapers a it and nor a Vietnam chief Art i the plan for Blair county. Per month after 20 years the the planning commission pays til Cost of the pen prepared a plan last year and si00 plan. It went to Public iring the a Case of a death Tom fall of 1072. Sine the Public immediate family Altoona hearing la of 24 municipalities guard must take the time off Blan county have adopted it without i it a Pittsburgh three or. Haines said. Paid Davs Are allowed for the funeral. The county s plan for disposal Altoona guards receive no state ruling operation Al Library a Quot a Cliv lick Ltd the a ,, i i, ii my was or a disc , Kix Smyr Mil Muma i Opu ses As the no. I longevity for years of serv a new ruling the spending the promised master plan for chief Villiam i Simon Vas the opening of a new Landfill to to Quot delegation did not of state Aid to Quot the Altoona area the libraries the state she had expected to asked for Blo King Madway Ohio rigs. Saving program Columbiana ohm truck la Quot user of Mutual interest however the rationale Behm Ltd divers staid the Middle x a Neas confusion the pies no that program was under attack several junctions flagging diw1 v a Gerald i Warren Deputy by one of the major industries oncoming to trucker and a min let a l d Roneva of is Serreta. Most immediately affected. Hie them to pull their rigs Over i Quot a v com sex res of a declined to i More Spe fir airline Industry which said the Highway patrol said apparently .2a .�an4ed to rom a for the meeting but government a. us a. A cd and Ernul a it up Quot Rontty a. Nor need the Short of Jet Lur. to Nickel wer Willt Neely a because ii wide Prend Viola president Nixon s Energy Foon rating. My fair <r>a,4ire and Tep ried \ a k Quot a ,,l lip to Bunni Vietnam truck were a Vav ice put the delegation did not of state Aid to Aii Oon handle waste Nom trie Altoona Sav what Pittsburgh guards Public Library could turn the Row attended a Public hearing the Start Lieut Ion of these Points at a a smooth running operation into a proposed Julan nov. 19. N is conference at it a m blocked id violations along the lease and it a do. Requests chaotic a gone according to atty the Hoard decided to Forward Cove. Proposes either one i county proposed either j Altoona school guards then Alex a. Nitro Punio. Library Board a after to the state Library the Skupien property near i hat the City Grant one sick treasurer. Horsing a letter ent earlier by .>n4 or Loti am iia county or Dav Juard for each two years at a meeting yesterday the the Blair county i Library Board Simon a the Haller Landfill site atop r f s a vice War a maximum of Library the Board dismissed the that letter the Blair fount Popso Monock moan . D is a year a Quot graduated state s new stand that the Library unit express ifs Diss Atifa lion the county proposed that a scale based years of serv must of Aid Anim the Tate with several phases ref the master Transfer station a const meted ice additional to tents according to the Calendar year plan including the prop. Sal that Logan twp. And the it garbage per hour for each five years of Library a budget is currently Philadelphia and Allegheny Xin a the White House. There was sum speculation Nixon might invited All state gov 1.nor to meet with Hun at the White House this morning to discuss the Energy crisis mix up announcement Simon a i Edural i Nerv f f Fie i loan noun wednes Dav morning that were Bein Quot ordered to Cut Theira of gasoline production 25 per cent Ter natives its plan a the to contribute $10 per month during to used for the first six months students from the Thorma t from ?2 Levels. Some of the continued Page i column 4 continued Page i column 3 of it budget list a year. Vocational Felt Finical school Hod 1 to would go inste.,.1 into a ibis mean will have to worked it a the Library grounds to production of heating rut la spend $42,936 More of our a Tate prepare for the installation of Hie written a noun ement was ear Aid the first six months of Library a sign miss Connell added ried by All news Media 1974,&Quot or. David Bishop Board la a students from the school bed wednesday evening i i o void president said continued Page .1, column 2 continued Page 3, column i Michigan angry nuke it ones a a one ked traffic by no a do a dec i Rael report a arranged w a still holding i. Terrer rent 11 or Iii a it Lav a lilt Conn of to vol the meeting by Mutual lined say and other waste taken there service. Set up the fiscal year. Ties would each constitute a by the Hauler. They also requested that the the past the Library has held Ion. The planning commission out City participate a Quot vacation hate s allocation for the first prepare for installation lined two other top priority Al fund Quot which each guard would six months of the Calendar year Cal g Griffith Iii reported a new Calvary Baptist Church to to dedicated Page amusements .41 area news and pictures i classified ads 51-52-31i m nub and panels. 29-12 Imo t mss Vord puzzled editorial and features. I.y. Markets. Obituaries it. Sports. .4<m7-4m9 the doctor say .7 women s features. 42 it continued Page i column 2 Ransom for a clix raid rom i i pm a \ record $1 4 the million Ransom has been paid israeli pos the alleged kidnappers of i i ban More Baton a ii grandson of the i Jerusalem Post noting american nil Mil tonal police informed sources said the sour $17,569 specifically of that amount $17,569 is specifically for the operation of the Altoona area Public Library. The other $25,167 is for the opine Rev. J. Richard do Andre. Rations of the Library relative to a pastor delays Binal passage of measure dual ii Penally Rill change announces a dedication to District. Enter status. ,. The Board also announced its service for new facilities of the Corn Oriance wih president h a Ivory Baptist Hureh at 810 Ard m. Nixon requests to eave Ruskin drive tomorrow it 7i then Rev crisis a Mas ferry k or. It All opposed to th1 Den a pen make Man a pm. The service will the Cui a by rare began Humbeck 1 Ark so org a a _ 11w Ltd a cd Thi Hlll a a a cd never that a Quot Quot ruination of More than six years directive All offices Pennsylvania House wednesday tand up the courts it up ave of work the new building. Theve or cent a refused to accept Senate Chang. Adult j f am overhead fluorescent lighting ass death to enact. Hill was possible and consistent with who h Wou Dpt juries show the House Bill. Working requirements mercy convicted murderers Llin i or up Cut by 70�. I w total Cost of the building and furnishings will about it Khz ,000, much of the labor the building was done by members and friends of the congregation. Dry is said f Philadelphia. Who has said ital punishment is a a is paved last it for oppressing a a a. H even specified the Senate amendments would a a a allow the option of Esi pet it a. Crimes a including Killin passage of the Hill until a a the Battlefield death another of its soldiers a skirmish with egyptian troops near Isaiha meeting i aridity the i i arb a Mel scheduled a Spe Al session i r Ciao with defense i Rusiti Moshe Dasan and foreign minister Abba Khan the flirted split whether to att end i 1 a or a Cwi i it a do has said Israel will-.i Glt i unless Syria release .1 names of Idi ii la. I Annale not let Tinc a Ltd d today Quot All of the Money has now a paid Quot the sources close to the investigation said Quot they a a waiting from one moment to the next for him to a ii i Ransom Watt paid several instalments to the alleged kidnappers who have kept voting Getty More than five months and at one Point rut a human ear to a Rome newspaper saying it would followed by other parts of his body unless the Ransom w is paid refuses oin jail hams Mother of Young Ltd Etty refused to comment i a1 men will wait until the moment possibly monday had a to stagger the p mis of Pei ende uts and assistant Richardson i pm int rodents the school til till to Tii ii the 176-1 vote delayed a Send Tai i allow four and five Philadelphia is the report of the payment v a a a. Insisting Quot nothing has hanged. A White while sending pm of it Folk or a roved a resold Averyt gang is just As it was Hie speaker at the dedication incandescent lighting of the Feren committee can work Post cum or prison via to Blae k to the Eielt tic ton who h Call the House Lecce. Service Mil the termer a Tfir adult circulation areas was it out the differed is Heth zen the where a per would Nave to reject shape flan Suin i Protection committs j official pole san. It sentenced to death if _ mate insurance refused to confirm of deny the lion which ill to ii tin i h us Sun i Protection it urn Mitten or. Ralph Stoll who ministered by 70 fat a cent for indefinite House and Senate versions. sentenced to death it Lou no other action House repel to investigate slate Insulat the Cliv for 27 years. Many trial period to determine the opponents of the Senate guilty a ans used their a Naione. To department regulations demo final payment of those who worked the build workability of the new arrange amendments argued they would die Senate by a 41 7 v,.e Shapp Admir str Tats complained the committee turn uss Quot it a a Quot Quot pm Quot Quot 12 a emf Nul Calvary Baptist choir under the children s room Wax Cut by a u. S. Supreme court ump to lit prison Niter tonsil r a a a of Quot brie the measure was a however sources rinse to the direction of James Pittman will proximately 50 Rier cent a it for which struck Down most it Al my Quot mitigating circumstance i proved 8 i investigation Sofia the a it i. Present their first number the indefinite trial period to do Tai punishment Laws such As mental stress and the i pub ans a House by a ir1 Quot vote fam tax and police Mammie .i Pensy present of the defendant out for a permanent tax int a Resolution to awaiting word when and Whf would the Senate by a 41-7 or also will participate Rev Orient ira6 to the same unfairness last month added Lause it to d Andre said. Members of the fluorescent lighting the sentencing that resulted a let juries change the inter i simply m t it moment a 111 pm Barr iss i lying squad Hof i ii undo facilities will presumed to the Irvan it Ernest. Form would reach the Gover ironically House m Beix j2ir�i.vntf fat no it tax pm cite la Angelo Carcaci for con Voung Ett would released. Rev. J. Richard Vandre Raster new building. The keys of the new Ermine the workability of the facilities win presented to the arrangement. Chairman of the Board of trustees. Miss Patricia j. Connell Library nor Richard Dean. By the chairman of director reported that the state inv Quot said rep Geog Deka. Ashment voted against the sen continued Page a column i Library has not yet taken a stand a Dauphi Quot is Phil Sophi ate changes. I hey Aid it would desk would jump Ai Strong a opposed capita Pun i Quot Quot t the sen i Hon prove a Bitt to let Quot i fast la has done its Chioldi it nil snuff p. j. Column a inn tinted j. Column j Voin i . Pm Quot i a a a use. To .-., it

Search All Newspapers in Altoona, Pennsylvania

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Altoona Mirror Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Altoona Mirror?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection

NewspaperArchive FAQs

Looking for more information? If you’re not ready to talk to a representative, here are some frequently asked questions to help you determine if institutional access to Newspaper Archive is for you and your institution.

Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!