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Bedford Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1969, Bedford, Pennsylvania 1 Bedford Gazette the weather today and tonight rain Likely mild and Windy. High today mostly in the 50s. Low tonight mostly in the upper 30s. Established 1805�?vol. 164, no. 151bedford, pa., monday March 24, 1969 single copy ten cents nonpublic school Aid up for consideration Bill Harrisburg up a controversial legislation that would provide about $60 million in additional funds for Church related and private schools in Pennsylvania is in position for a final House vote this week. The Bill which gov. Raymond p. Shafer threatened last week to veto was the highlight of what shaped up As a Busy week for the lawmakers. Both Chambers will resume sessions late monday. Under the nonpublic school Aid proposal which was authored by rep. Martin p. Mullen d Philadelphia funds would be diverted from the state cigarette tax. Mullen is chairman of the House appropriations committee and he countered the veto threat by pledging to withhold Money for the operations of the governors office. Pennsylvania enacted the nations first program of direct state financial Aid to Church related schools last year and Mullen a proposal seeks to expand its financial base. As the program now stands some i,-200 nonpublic schools would receive Aid totalling $4.5 million derived from the state tax on harness racing. In other major action Senate and House leaders Are expected to put their Heads together on a proposal to lower Pennsylvania a minimum voting age. The Senate has passed legislation dropping the minimum from 21 to 18, the House has approved a Bill making the minimum 19. Both versions Are proposed c o n Stith tonal amendments which would have to be passed again by the 1970 general Assembly and then Given final approval by the voters in a referendum. Meanwhile three major pieces of legislation were due for introduction in the Senate this week a the Shafer administrations proposal to create a Cabinet level state department of transportation. A a Bill that would permit wiretapping with court approval described by state atty. Gen. William c Sennett As a the primary weapon in Pennsylvania s fight against dangerous criminals organized criminals in a legislation giving the state liquor control Board Power to prohibit club licensees from engaging in unlawful discrimination on racial and other grounds. Shafer in a weekend statement noted that the new state department As recommended by a special transportation study committee. A i am convinced that the future growth and development of our Commonwealth is largely dependent on the Type of unified transportation system develop a a the governor said. Our cities towns and Rural areas will grow and Prosper Only if they Are made More accessible through More and better highways and new modes of transportation on air land and the wiretapping proposal which would replace a 1957 Law that absolutely bans the practice contains a number of restrictive features designed to guard against abuse. The state attorney general would have to authorize an application for electronic surveillance by state police and the application Ould then have to be approved by a judge. Any evidence would be kept by the judge until its introduction into court proceedings. A i know that those pennsylvanians interested in eliminating organized crime in our Commonwealth will join us in support of this vital Bill a Sennett said. The proposal is Likely to run into opposition from House speaker Herbert Fineman d Philadelphia who was the author of the 1957 Law. The Senate As expected to take up the nomination of Clifford l. Jones As state labor and Industry Secretary succeeding John k. Tabor who resigned to run for mayor of Pittsburgh. Jones is continuing to serve As state Commerce Secretary until confirmation. . Launches Lashau Valley offensive longest loaf of bread Treasury chief seeks freeze on set funds Washington up a Treasury Secretary David m. Kennedy said sunday he would recommend to president Nixon that funds for construction of a supersonic transport set be deferred. Kennedy said research on the giant Airliner ought to continue but that funds should not be budgeted a for finishing the set getting it in the Kennedy told newsmen during a television interview issues and answers Abc that the administration would have to establish priorities if budget expenditures went to be reduced. He said he had talked with transportation Secretary John a. Volpe but that he did not know what Volpes position would be. Volpe Heads a Cabinet level committee to review the set and is expected to make his report to the president by april i. A but my recommendation would be very definitely to have it deferred a Kennedy said. The 2,000 mile per hour set is at a stage where the president must ask Congress for $250 million to begin construction of a prototype. The entire prototype Cost is expected to be $1.5 billion. The Boeing co., the prime contractor has ordered for 122 planes from 26 airlines. The estimated Cost to deliver the planes to the airlines by 1976 is Over $4 billion. The concorde a smaller and slower version of the american set built by French and British interests was test flown last month. A soviet supersonic transport was flown to for the first time dec. 31. In answers to other questions Kennedy predicted Congress would extend the to per cent surtax now scheduled to expire june 30. However he said he had no plans to recommend increased taxes. Doctor blames Cadillac syndrome for medical costs Philadelphia up a a Kentucky doctor who serves r Gillis to "v161 airborne division commando so Cathu Quot a Quot a Quot Quot Quot Quot a a a a a a a Quot Lac synd one a for robbing Back president plots strategy As War Tempo increases san Clem Ente. Calif. Up a president Nixon met sunday with his chief Vietnam strategists to discuss the loafing on Thi jobs Hartford conn., Baker Sam Dicocco right carefully guides what he claims is the longest and heaviest loaf of bread Ever made. The 27-foot, 4-Inch, 348 Pound of italian bread was taken outside the bakery in order to turn it around As Only half the loaf fits into the oven. Several accidents occur in county although Spring like weather prevailed in the county Over the weekend state police on the Turnpike reported a number of minor accidents. Two persons were treated and released at county Hospital Early saturday when their car struck the medial Barrier about 5 Miles West of Bedford interchange. They Ere Dale English 19, Canonsburg and Victor e. Zer ski 20, Monesson. Damage to their car totalled $100. Around 10 30 . Saturday Cecilia Moss 56, Hagerstown md., was treated by a private physician in Hagerstown when the car in which she was Riding struck the rear of the vehicle. Damage in the crash one Everett firemen answer one Call to Brush fire Everett firemen answered one Call Over the weekend to a Brush fire on a farm on the Robinsonville Road about 26 Miles South of Everett. The farm is owned by John David and Paul Vignola of Maryland. The fire burned Over about 4 acres of Grassland on the farm and threatened to ignite the barn. Firemen were called around 2 . Saturday. District deaths obituaries on Page 5 holler Oscar w., 76, new Buena Vista. Shaffer Ronald d., 37. Hyndman re. Pepple mrs. Ida 92, 24b West Pitt St., Bedford. Hann George Thornton 86, Hyndman. Mock mrs. Joyce 44. Alum Bank. Mile East of Bedford interchange totalled $700. There were no injuries in a third Accident saturday when a car in the passing Lane struck the Side of another vehicle about 3 Miles East of Everett Barracks. Three additional accidents were reported sunday but apparently All three were injury free. One occurred near Bedford interchange Hen a vehicle attempted to make a a turn. A second happened near the sideling Hill Plaza and a third occurred at the Allegheny Tunnel around 4 . State police at Bedford reported three minor accidents and one arrest Over the weekend. There were three slight injuries in a two car collision about one half mile South of Everett at 6 . Saturday. Connie Craig 16, re 3 Shippensburg Harold Ritchey 39, and Vera Ritchey 33, re i Everett suffered slight injuries but refused treatment. The Accident occurred at the intersection of Monroe St. And it. T662 in Earlston. Damage totalled $600. State police saturday arrested James Allen Riley 29, re 2, Bedford for the theft mar. 13 of a Allet in Bedford. The Wallet owned by Harold e. Hafer also of re 2 Bedford contained about $200 in Cash Riley was taken before Justice of the peace Joseph Dishong and released on bail. State police reported two other minor accidents Over the weekend. Damage totalled $85 when two cars Side swiped on leg. It. 05093 South of Everett around noon saturday. There Ere no injuries. Damage totalled $200 in a two car collision near Hopewell about 2 30 . Sunday. A car driven by Junior Dean childre.?, re i Saxton. Neither Driver was injured. State auditor says Broadt spending no permissible Gazette Harrisburg Bureau Harrisburg a expenditures in the amount of $1680 43 from the Broad top township liquid fuels tax fund account separate in 1967 Ere a no permissible expenditures a from the fund state auditor general Grace m. A Lioan repelled in an audit of the fund. The auditor general listed. No permissible expenditures As conventional �?o$12 for free food program $21 Graves said for free food program $383.82 for a. Taxes from wages and township contribution not applicable to the state fund account $216.70 for withholding taxes from wages not applicable to Tihe state fund account and $1046.91 for Over expenditure of Tab i 75&Quot maintenance funds a she added that a your examination further deter mined that Tihe municipality reimbursed the state fund in the amount $2054.03 $1000 on december 14, 1967 and $1054.08 on March 5, 1968 for no permissible expenditures. However the total amount reimbursed was $373.65 in excess of the amount necessary to bring the account into proper balance. We recommend that the township of Broad top Transfer $373.65 from the state fund Bank account to the township general the audit for 1967 showed receipts from Tihe state motor License fund of $13,268.61 and $6180.52 from other sources Transfer from general fund and temporary loan which coupled with a january i 1967 balance of $3836.22 gave the township a total of $23,285.35. The township spent $22,819.61 during the year a $7749.66 in wages $844.32 in materials. $40 in equipment rental $2997.91 in supplies $6007 20 in construction contract and $5180.52 in repayment of temporary Loans thus ending the year with a balance of $160.74. W Ater residents of needed medi Cal services. Or. Donald l. Graves told the closing session of the 22nd National conference on Rural health Here saturday that hospitals operate at one level a that of the highest University metropolitan Center in the nation. A Only a tiny percentage of Hospital patients need the $100 a Day room a but the a Cadillac syndrome insists that All Hospital rooms be of this the medical professions insistence on the costliest Facil ties possible often puts the facilities out of reach of tile poor in hath the cities and the country or. Graves said. The country doctor who works out of Frenchburg ky., said Rural areas like his need medic a i health centers which offer a wide Range of services. He said cities can have medical centers for Saigon up a the . Command announced sunday a new Allied counteroffensive through the a Shau Valley North Vietnam a main infiltration route in the Northern provinces of South Vietnam. Sharp fighting and rising communist losses were reported in action near Saigon. Two Waves of . B52 Strat fortresses dropped Al amt 180 tons of bombs shortly before Midnight sunday on communist troop concentrations Only 20 Miles Northeast of Saigon closest strikes to the capital in three weeks. . Intelligence officers have warned of a possible ground attack on Saigon As part of a second phase of the month old communist Spring offensive. Strike near Bien Lloa the b52s hit Jungle areas about eight Miles East of the . Air base at Bien Hoa Here units of the 5th Viet Cong division were believed holed up. The sound of the exploding bombs was clearly audible in Saigon. At least 3,000 and South vietnamese troops were involved in the sweep through the a Shau Valley the second time in seven months that Allied forces have entered the floor of the 30-mile-Long Valley in an Effort to break up a threat to Danang. American military spokesmen said the Multi battalion operation code named a Massachusetts striker a began March i hut was not announced until sunday for Security reasons. Units of the . 101st airborne division reported killing 60 communists in the first three weeks of the Campaign . Losses were placed at 23 killed and 53 wounded. A i said id return to the a Shau when i pulled my troops out of Here last August Quot said maj. Gen. Melvin Zais 55, of fall River mass., the 101st r. Pc to come Back earlier operation a month ago . Marines operating Iii the towering mountains overlooking the Valley floor killed 1,405 North vietnamese regulars and seized almost 500 tons of supplies. A think can relieve some of the pressure on do Nang by knocking off the enemy in the Valley a said Zais of the new Campaign. The fighting near Saigon involved elements of s to door Nail american Force knifing through Jungles in War zone c in operation a Atlas wedge which began a week ago. Spokesmen said the americans killed 53 communists in three Sharp clashes saturday in which american losses were to o killed and three wounded. Nixon a weekend residence Over-1 meetings Ith president Nguyen looking the Pacific Ocean and Van Thieu in Saigon earlier this continued aboard the preside week and was expected to Brief tial Jet on the return trip to j the president on the South Washintgon was Hunker a first vietnamese governments View session Ith Nixon since he of the Paris talks became president. J the president also a also taking part in the talks anxious to get a first hand were Secretary of state William appraisal of the political Situa a. Rogers and or. Henry a lion within South Vietnam and Kissinger the presidents a an assessment of the popularity tonal Security adviser. Of the Saigon regime. Bunker and Goodpaster who the White House gave no is leaving Vietnam to become i information on details of the the Allied commander at nato discussions hut there was arrived saturday night at the Al speculation that Bunker brought Toro Marine air station and information on what concessions flew Here by helicopter. They a if any the Thieu government Het briefly with Kissinger in was willing to make toward preparation for talks with the reaching a Politico settlement president j with the National liberation other meetings front political of the Viet Runker will have a round of Cong conferences with other top at the very least Nixon and front tour earlier this month i administration officials in Wash Bunker were expected to have increased the pressure on Wigton and take a few Days off discuss How Hest to prepare Nixon to demonstrate Progress for private visits before return Thieu for the eventuality that in ending the conflict. My to his Saigon Post. Significant concessions would the meeting which began at the ambassador held several have to be made. Intensifying War in South Vietnam. . Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker and Gen. Andrew j. Goodpaster the Deputy commander of . Forces in the War zone flew in from Saigon for the sessions. We Hite House press Secretary Ronald Ziegler termed the talks part of the continuing reappraisal of the War Effort and said he expected no dramatic new initiatives to result from it. Puts pressure of but the current offensive which has taken a heavier toll in american lives and defense Secretary Melvin r. Laird a gloomy assessment on his War Anguilla president to carry complaint seeks to in retirement Home nursing Homes venereal disease treatment alcohol treatment and a Host of others. A Rural areas cannot support one of a kind of these single inst tul i o n so it said. A but if Many of these services were combined Iii one mod Cal health Center sharing personnel and space then a great Many of these services would he available to the Rural probe called for in Penn s change in defense policies new Vork up Ronald Lee removal Webster president of �?oindepen-1 any talk on a Dent a gild a a govern no Council explored ways sunday of Oli Taining a forum in the United nations to protest Britain s military occupation of the tiny Caribbean Island. Webster who flew Here saturday night because he in do he feared arrest if he remained on Anguilla was reported to he holding conferences on How to proceed. With him was Jeremiah Gumbs a pert ii Amboy n.j., i Oil dealer whom Webster j appointed Anguilla a representative to . Arrival St Dement on arrival a1 Kennedy Virster a National rapport saturday Weh i Der raid British troop who j took Over tile relations Island wednesday Quot took the Anguillana for 6,000 Black despite a demonstration by some 1,500 Anguillana who blocked tin British appended com in Ishii nor Anthony Lee i from enter no his office saturday Webster said a i am sure Tho whole thing can he settled Tho demonstrators pounded Leeds car and injured several British policemen none seriously in Lindon fridge Secretary Michael Stewart said Lee would remain on the Job despite newspaper prediction he would be withdrawn. A the whom have appointed will have to go on doing his lob. Probably for some years a Stewart said in a British broadcast my corp. Interview. Tile foreign Secretary said the Brit so troops had produced a situation in which Quot it is now possible to get on with the Job j helping the people of the conservative Lindon predicted Lee would be withdrawn however. The newspaper said Webster has made a a condition for j could have been Avo ded the troops a it. Ent in when a conservative Meliet of Anguilla charging that its parliament Duncan Sandys. I problems were ignored with said if the British government Drew from the St. Kitts Nevis had acted sooner to Deal with Anguilla federation of former tin political problems in Angilin British colonies and declared its la the military intervention Independence. Students injured in Campus rioting a Black student group protest of Tho firing of a sunday claimed cad t for j sociology professor rioting which injured seven new Jersey Essex commune Bitte students at Northern to College students agreed to Illinois University. A state of Call Oft their class Boycott a is civil emergency was in effect at evidence of a go id Faith Quot in Tennessee s predominantly negotiations with the in lint Uden to Deal of student Halloo Iii i Lane Colb the rioting saturday n Gilt at Mort lie in Horn Oil a Dek do Campus reunited Iii several thousand dollars damage to foul Campus building and four vehicles. There wore no Ai rests. In a statement issued by Black student from the office of Jerry Hurley Block student Rouvim Lor at Northern Ulm is ration but the rn.for remo affairs Dean d Renia n resolved. California or. Is flt Yaka a acting president of san i state College said saturday he still was not sum the four month student strike at the violence wracked Campus was Over la Iwakawa walked at said the rioting was in response i granting a limited amnesty for killing spree ends Philadelphia up a changes in tile University of Pennsylvania a National defense policies spurred the american legion saturday to Call for withholding of Public funds from the school pending a legislative investigation. E. Thomas car Marota v be commander for Eastern Pennsylvania in urging the investigation suggested that the states a a a silent citizens May decide there Are More worthy causes for the $17 million in state Aid which Penn he said the University a is establishing a policy that will Nott accept contracts from the defense department or other agencies involving classified research on the Campus. A Penn is also going ahead with plans to discontinue giving academic credits Roto to. La Juu. To a the beating by approximately five Whites aiding in the Provence of University Security faculty put Dicey of one Black male student. Through this mass espouse to the racist aggression of Whites tile Black student in Fly wishes to serve notice to the Nae i St police department and other administrative elements at Northern Illinois University that it will not tolerate or let go unnoticed any acts of violence committed on Black police said die Benting mentioned in the statement1 apparently referred to the1 capture of a negro student allegedly surprised while Bur-1 an apartment near the Campus two Black students have been lunged with Burgla i by in connection with tile incident and two others were being question State troopers moved into tin Lane College Campus in Jack son term., late National guard plan Chi on standby Alert in tin1 area. Campus tensions earlier student protesters mended by a committee. As recon six member warns civil War coming in Pakistan Karachi up a president Mohammad a Iii Khan warned Iii a National Day speech sunday that violence Ana anarchy Are leading Pakistan toward civil War. Ayu Khan said Pakistan Fate and destiny had he Cost subservient to mob hysteria. A i Pray to Allah of give us the courage to do what the people expect us to do a he said while the president pleaded for Law and order self styled a a people courts roamed the City streets and Village Square saturday and m riot torn East Pakistan trying unit s were j and then beheading or burning to death persons they called a corrupt this month dosed tin school for at least too persons were to Days and renewed tensions killed in the latest surge of followed a thursday night f to trials and executions in the Lii i May have been the work restless Eastern sector where of an arsonist. A curfew was in strikes and violence have been effect. From 7 7 . Fms a a tragedy in Mexico a ethiopian ambassador of Altache Bekele weep a a i lad right from embassy to m sex too City after a Cook Houseboy want on a killing a Prev shooting the ambassador wife and two women servant. Body of Houseboy Ber Baun Heegwan Dangle in a Levator at Shaft left of a a Heap hotel where he hanged himself. Iain by a a la family had brought he a wan from Ethiopia to work at the a my avid oar the Campus . Saturday until sunday. Tennessee Joy. Buford Ellington said he ser 1 the too or More St Ite troopers to the Lane Campus a1 Tho request of College pre idiot or. C a. To Kendoll. Elsewhere on the nations troubled campuses Iii dais two students will appear in court april 8 on charges of criminal damage to property Hemming nun vandalism last wednesday at the student Center at Prairie state College in a South suburb of Chicago. New Vork Hunter College students met sunday to decide whether they will continue their Boycott of classes monday in says beat music danger to elderly Budapest up ii a listening to beat music raises the blood pressure so High that it is dangerous for elderly persons the chief of uie Budapest Pathol to logical Institute said sunday. Prof. Jozset sos said blood pressure of persons under 20 Falls bark to Normal within a few minutes after listening to Rock tunes but in elderly person to a return can take i lout s. In the Norm for the past five months. Quot people pass their Days in terror and All economic life in the country is Corning to a standstill a a Ayub Khan said in another Appeal saturday Llu added that peace and order were deteriorating at a an alarming opposition leaders charged that lawlessness in the country was due to the misrule of till Ayub Khan government. A the present administration is sitting Back and doing nothing to control conditions in East Pakistan and parts of West Pakistan a air marshal Ashgar Khan said saturday. He called on the president to Quot end unrest or because of hip chaos in the geographically and politically divided country the traditional National Day joint military services Parade was not held. The Day commemorates the March 23, 1940, Resolution adopted go the moslem league in Lahore calling for a Homeland for indians Large moslem population. Pakistan was established aug. 14, 1947, and is made up of racially and linguistically dissimilar East and West Wing 1,000 Miles apart on either Side of India

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