Bedford Daily Gazette in Bedford, Pennsylvania
24 Mar 1969

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24 Mar 1969

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Bedford Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - March 24, 1969, Bedford, Pennsylvania Dial Bedford 623-8118 for a want and taker Thi Bedford Gaz pm Bedford pa., monday March 24, 196? Page five . Threatens to sue giant conglomerate firm Ridge Fra winners communists hold talks Washington up a the Justice department announced sunday it will file the first antitrust suit Ever brought against one of the giant new conglomerate corporations a ung Temcov ought inc., of Dallas unless it drops plans to take Over the nations sixth largest steel company. The department informed the $3 billion company late saturday it intended to file an antitrust suit demanding Ltd divest itself of All interests in the Jones amp Laughlin steel corp. Of Pittsburgh. A the department expects to go into court for a preliminary injunction unless Ltd Calls off Laughlin Stock a the department said in a one paragraph statement. The suit could be filed monday in Pittsburgh Dallas or Washington pending the outcome of a meeting Between Ltd officers and assistant atty. Gen. Richard w. Mclaren head of the antitrust division. Announcement of the pending action was made on a quiet sunday afternoon because All the major Stock exchanges were closed a spokesman said. Ltd ranks As about the 14th largest corporation in the nation and Jones amp Laughlin is among thet of too. Since 1961, Ltd has its current tender offer for the acquired 33 different companies remaining shares of Jones amp i including Braniff airlines. Says Sirhan was in Mirror trance los Angeles up a Aisi Ihan was Given six ounces psychiatrist who hypnotized Sirhan b. Sirhan in his jail cell aril i testify monday that huge mirrors in the lobby of the ambassador hotel induced a trance in the 25-year-old defendant shortly before sen. Robert f. Kennedy was felled by a .22 Caliper Bullet in his brain. Or. Bernard Diamond a full professor in Law criminology and psychiatry at the University of California at Berkeley contends the trance was similar to one Sirhan brought on himself when he sat in his Home m front of a Mirror with a Candle before his face. Diamond als j says that under hypnosis Sirhan reenacted the shooting of Kennedy Down to minute data is a until the moment Kennedy fell to the floor mortally wounded. Diamond is one of a Parade of expert mental witnesses supporting defense contentions Sirhan should be spared the Gas chamber. The trial entered its 12th week monday. Sirhan 9ays he does not remember shooting tile new York senator or even bringing the revolver to the hotel. But another psychiatrist. Or. Erie Marcus Calm ted before the weekend recess that the Arab immigrant could be lying. Marcus also testified that Gin in Tom Collins mix within 18 minutes for medical tests in his jail cell and that he became a a wild beast who had to be physically restrained. A Sirhan went berserk a Marcus said. A the was cursing and agitated and had to be restrained physically. Up to that time he had greeted me in a Friendly Way and with Sirhan thought sheriffs deputies were israeli soldiers and even thought the doctor was his brother and asked him to drive him Home. The defense is Sirhan had capacity and was unable to premeditated Kennedy a murder a maturely and s trying to prove a a diminished the Justice department simultaneously released a two paragraph statement from Ltd noting it had scheduled a meeting with the department Here monday a at which time it Hopes to present a satisfactory alternative to the withdrawal of the tender the company added that a Al tvs a acquisition had been undertaken on the basis of full consideration of All antitrust questions a emphasizing a Al tvs a continuing conviction that its acquisition of j St l does not violate the antitrust James Joseph Ling 46, chairman of Ltd has propelled it from a electrical contracting firm with annual sales of $4 million to a vast Complex which does some $0 billion Worth of business in the manufacture of products ranging from Hambur Gers to the Navy a a7 fighter aircraft. Least year Ling was said to have borrowed some $900 million to buy out Jones St Laughlin National car rental co. And Braniff airways. There has been growing concern within the government about the increasing trend toward conglomerate mergers in which companies take Over smaller firms with a wide variety of products. Several Federal agencies have been investigating the situation and hearings have been held on Capitol Hill. There Wert no details of the pending suit. But Mclaren has said repeatedly he planned to test Section 7 of the Clayton antitrust act which outlaws mergers and acquisitions whose effect a May be substantially to Lessen Competition or to tend to create a Ltd now has 63 per cent of Jones St Laughlin Stock. The current tender offer runs out St 5 . April 7. A a a a a a it Law. J a a v i rip roaring bargains on Bassett Chimney Corner collection Early american closeouts a 2 complot bedroom suites �?�2�?1 drawer chests a 2 a single Beds with spindle heed boards a 3 a round Formica top 3 loot rabies with chairs a i a Oval natural tap i Leaf table with choirs a i a Oval natural Wood top 3 loaf tabla with chairs �?�1-4 set table protector Mon tor 3 Leaf table obituaries Oscar w. Hollar Oscar w. Holler 76, new Bueno Vista Manns Choice rd., died saturday mar. 22, 1969, in memorial Hospital Cumberland my. To was bom May 4, 1892, in Bedford county the Eon of Joseph and Etta Sheirer holler. He is survived by his wife the former Blanche Hillegass. His death ended a marriage of 56 years their wedding Date . 9, 1912. These children Mildred wife of Nile Kline Cumberland md., Anna Lee w Ife of Ross Moore new Paris re. Five grandchildren and two great grandchildren survive As Well As a brother Russell of Cumberland and a sister mrs. Margaret Smith Windber he was preceded in death by an infant daughter Ruth in 1917, an infant Ion Claude in 1920, a son Paul in 1947, a son Glenn in 1949, and a son Donald feb. 8, 1960. He was also preceded in death by three Brothers and one sister he was a member of the new Buena Vista United Church of Christ and a former Deacon and elder in the Church. He was the last original director of the Bedford county Rea which to helped organize. He waa a retired lumber businessman a former employee of the Penna. Dept of highways and a Carpenter. Funeral service tuesday mar. 25, 1969, at 2 . From the new Buena Vista Church of Christ with Tho Rev. George Butz officiating. Interment in Schellsburg cemetery. Friends May Call at the j. Ralph Mickle funeral Home in Schellsburg from 2-4 and 7-9 . Monday and at the Church from i . Until time of service tuesday Ronald d. Shaffer Ronald d. Shaffer 37, Hyndman re i died in Cumberland memorial Hospital Early sunday morning. March 23, 1969 where he had been a patient for one month. He waa born june 13. Imi in Hyndman a Eon of William and the late Pearl holler Shaffer. In addition to Hie father be is survived by i wife Donna Lam Stab Iraan Shaffer and three children. Ronald d. Shaffer jr., Katherine Lynn Shaffer and Julie Michelle Shaffer All at Home two Brothers William h. Shaffer Hunt Ingdon and Guy b. Shaffer Hyndman. Two Sisters mrs. Helen Harbert and or. Martha pm Crick both of Hyndman also survive. He was an employee of the Pittsburgh plate Glass company in Cumberland a member of the United methodist Church Filer Slie a Veteran of the korean War and a member of the Oscar Jordan Post vow of Hyndman. Funeral service wednesday March 26 at 2 . In Zeigler funeral Home Hyndman with Rev. J. Howard Smith i pastor officiating. Burial in Cooke Mill cemetery. Friend May Callet the funeral Home today and tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Vow will hold memorial services monday at 7 30 . In the funeral Home. I voter Bench a 3 buffets a i a 4 door gloss front Hutch a i a slant tog desk with Hutch tog a i a dry sink a 2 a Agic a boxes h. C. Sleighter the third generation store Everett a 452-5422 George hand George Thornton Hann 86, Hyndman re i formerly of Bedford re 4 died Early sunday morning March 23, 1969 in Bedford county memorial Hospital he was bom in Bedford county september to 1882 a son of or. And mrs. Philip Hann. Survived by these children Simon Jack Bedford re 4 and Albert Bedford re 2, or. Mary Yale and mrs. Clara Cra Udriet both of Bedford William Hann Friedens. Fourteen grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren also survive he was a retired Farmer. Funeral service 10 30 tuesday morning March 25 in Louis Geisel funeral Chapel Bedford with Rev. William b. Patterson officiating. Burial in Union cemetery Clearville. Friends May Call at the funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Today. Ida i. Popple mrs. Ida e. Pepple 92, 248 West Pitt St., Bedford died Early Sun Day morning March 23, 1969 in Bedford county memorial Hospital. She waa born in Bedford county october 31, 1876, a daughter of Welker a. And Margaret Boyer Ferguson. Her husband James Pepple died in 1914. A Ion be i Ison and a daughter Ruth a is preceded her in death. She la survived by the fallowing children mrs Margaret Shappell Toms River . Mrs. Pauline n aug in. Bedford j. Harper Pep pie. Turtle Creek. Six grand Hil Dren 29 great grandchildren two Sisters in. Anna Dodson and or. Etta Mcgregor both of wind Ber and a brother William Ferguson of Western port my. Also survive. She was a member of the United Church of Christ Bedford. Funeral services 2 . Tues Day afternoon March 25 in Louis Geisel funeral Chapel Bedford with Rev. Melvin Walper officiating. Burial in Bedford cemetery. Friends May Call at the funeral Home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . H. Brinton Gerhart tight front presented project t Book plaques thursday to three Chestnut Ridge Fra students. The occasion was the annual Ridge Fra banquet. John Carman is beside Gerhart. Left to right rear Are Dale hence Ridge Fra adv Laor ted Antick and Galen Mcdonald. The latter received a similar plaque last year an accomplishment matched by few Fra youths in the entire area. Or Fra students win project Book plaques Moscow up a Moat of the members of the preparatory commission which set june 5 As the Date for the opening of the world communist party Congress in Moscow held Small scale informal meetings sunday. Observers said there were indications that some problems still remained to be ironed out before the soviet sponsored International conference. While the official communique issued at the end of the five Day meeting of representatives from 67 communist parties saturday made no mention of the Point radio Moscow said All communist parties presumably including the red chinese will be invited to attend. More details at the same time the soviet Media continued to publish additional details of the recent clashes Between soviet and chinese troops. Both sides suffered casualties in the series of fights which Moscow has blamed on peking a the soviet Union has been pressing for years for a world conference to discuss the dispute Between Moscow and the peking regime of Mao tse Tung. It was believed however that the soviets had modified their demand for the outright expulsion of China from the world communist movement because it would open More rifts with other parties. The romanians Are known to be adamantly opposed to any such action against peking. China was not represented at the preparatory conference nor were North Vietnam and North Korea which Are not in a position to offend their huge neighbor in Asia. Albania peking a sole european ally did not attend. Neither did Yugoslavia or Cuba for other reasons. Too Early it was too Early to predict however whether the same ruling parties and about to others in non communist countries who were not at the China rules out Border settlement a a gangsters and associates of i London up a communist Chin has ruled out any negotiated settlement with the soviet Union As Long As the present russian leadership remains in Power diplomatic sources a d sunday. The present Border fighting is not expected to continue. But tension is Likely to remain and possibly explode into new sporadic flare along the 4,000 Miles Long disputed Border the sources said. Communist China has let it be known among some of the communist East european countries that there can he no i q _ reconciliation with the present jul doff or Udall is Kremlin rulers in Amy circumstances a the sources said. Peking consider them untrustworthy and hostile to the Point of Harbor no aggressive design against China. Informants said that some of their representatives who re entry visited peking came away with the impression that chinese suspicion of russian Fishertown a Oalen my Ald thursday at the annual Chestnut Ridge future Farmer of America banquet became a two time Winner of the project Book plaque Dale Banca and John German also won plaque for in initial time. Plaques Are awarded after an individual earn 50 project Point. The banquet waa held at the High achoo and waa attended by approximately 150 Persona. Galen Mcdonald along with Galen Carson received a Star chapter Farmer award for 1968. A Star Greenland award for the same year went to Jim Adams. The awards were presented by Wright milling company of Alum Bank. Mcdonald Canon and hence also received state Keystone Farmer pins from Thomas Seibert Region Iii state Fra vice president who spoke briefly on the Fra and its programs. Carson served As and banquet chairman under the guidance of Ridge vocational agriculture teacher ted an Ruck. Mcdonald presented honorary Ridge Fra chapter degree to Stanley Claycomb of Oato Burg re Terry Loach of Bedford he 2 and Sherman Weyant of Central City. Mcdonald awarded certificates of appreciation to the following Ned Mcdonald George Carman Thomas Allison Harry Findley Richard Smith Leroy Brost Thomas swivel Dorothy Sturm mrs. Virgil Felix Bedford radio station wafd Bedford Gazette Everett press Johnstown Tribune Democrat Chestnut Ridge school Board Earl Weaver and Thomas Seibert. Amick presented awards to the following who earned Gold places in the project Book contest. Dale Bence 2barry Weyant Larry Wiley Randy Felix Tom Allison Galen Carson 3delmas Carson Galen Mcdonald 4sam Rose John Carman <2gary Ikea 3. Amick presented Fra Jpn fic ency awards to the following Galen Mcdonald 2delmas Carson a Rry Wiley Barry Weyant 2john Garman Galen Caroon 2gary Ikea Tom Allison Harry Findley of new Paris presented a Check to help sponsor the 1969-70 Fra trip to Washington . For the new Ridge chapter president. John German the newly elected president will spend a week at a National Fra leadership training course. H. Brinton Gerhart of vocational agriculture advisor spoke briefly and presented the follow lug awards band pins to Oalen Carson and Delmas Carson chorus pin to Larry Boyle Check of $25 to Galen Mcdonald for having the second Best project in Region Iii Check of $10 for Larry Ikea Aud the chapter for third place in Ute state scrapbook contest. Gerhart also presented pins to the following state project Book winners Randy Felix honorable mention Gary Ickes Silver medal Larry Icke Bronze medal John Garman Silver medal Galen Mcdonald Silver medal 1-Arry Boyer Bronze medal arid Larry j. Wiley Bronze medal. Earl Weaver the present president of the state Fea association to also was a program speaker. He challenged Efa members to concentrate on leadership. The program closed with awarding of door prizes. Of imperialism. Hie diplomate informant said against this background there is not the slightest Chance of an accommodation Between peking and the present Kremlin rulers. Romania insists on pact neutrality Budapest it up it a diploma. Tic source said sunday Romania insisted that a recent Warsaw pact military agreement made Clear that pact troops cannot be used on tile sino soviet Frontier. The reliable informants said the action was one of three controversies involving tile romanian intention my i entity toward a Quot talks Awin Tho present Kronen rulers exceeds that against the in a \1 strike ends , a up a about 4.000 striking Coal miners were expected to return to work today ending a month Long strike in support of demand for Union representation. Or earns certificate Joyce mock i prescriptions free delivery Fisher s pharmacy i 423-5512 mrs. Joyce mock 44, Alum Bank died saturday March 22, 1969 at Home. She was born May 7, 1924 in Westbury England a daughter of Alfred and Gladys Allen Taylor. She was preceded in death by her father. She is survived by her murther and husband Glenn mock and a daughter Jacqueline and a non Alan both at Home. These Sisters mrs. Vera Gates arid mrs. Joan Barber both of Westbury also survive. She a a member of the St. James lutheran Church Pleasantville. Funeral services tuesday mar. 25 at 2 . At St. James lutheran Church. Pleasantville with Rev. I be Hebe officiating burial in mount Union cemetery Lively. Friends May Call at the funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Monday at the Edward Blackburn funeral Home Pleasantville. The body will be removed to the Church from i . Until time of service. Preparatory meeting would Boycott the world Congress. In addition to setting the Date the preparatory committee also announced agreement to hold another preparatory session on May 23 and on the main Agenda document under the wide ranging title of a eth struggle against imperialism at the present stage and Unity of action of the communists and workers and of All anti imperialist the communique said t he Basic document would be taken Home by the various delegations for approval by their party Central committees. The delegates remaining in Moscow Are scheduled to attend a formal reception in the Kremlin monday. Anti War Leader arrested in nyc on gun charges new York up a anti Vietnam War Leader Abbie Hoffman was arrested on gun Possession charges sunday Only hours after i was released on Hail from a Federal indictment stemming from last Summers democratic convention disorders. Hoffman and five other persons were taken into custody after police raided an East Village apartment office that is the Headquarters of Hoffman a Antiwar activities. The pacifist was not present when police entered Anil made a search which they said led to discovery of three pistols and some marijuana and heroin no charges were filed against Hoffman in connection with the drugs Hoffman had been at two demonstrations sponsored by his youth International party Yip pies saturday night. He said he returned to the apartment after being told a my office had been busted he called the raid an attempt by police to Frame him. The office is Only a few doors away from a nearby police precinct station House a i hide any guns next to a police station and i done to even know what heroin looks like a Hoff Man said. He was released in $100 bail states. They also concluded that even the disappearance from the fed tical scene of Chab Man Mao tse Tung would not materially Ulter peking a hostile stance against Russia it least not Fen some time to come. The hostile chinese attitude Oes Back to the mid 1950s when tussle after helping peking in the nuclear Field suddenly halted All assistance. Soviet scientists who had worked in red China were recalled and chinese scientists working m Russia were discreetly squeezed out. Russians c claimed at the time tile chinese stole some of their atomic blueprints and secrets. More recently they claimed the Chine had intercepted so me of their a a same ground to air rockets in route from Russia to North Vietnam through chinese territory to copy them. The russians also pulled out of China several thousand expert who helped with Industrial development and had worked on soy it organized projects leaving them unit in shed. Pek tug s Lunger reached a Climax when Nikita Khrushchev then soviet Premier and party chief announced Plana to meet with pics but Eisenhower. Such was the reaction Frain peking that Khrushchev t. Peking to try to she Mao regime bul fulled. This in effect was the beginning of the formal break. Several subsequent soviet attempts to mend fences failed. Peking decried Khrushchev As a revisionist. Khrushchev evidently the Ahzire the extent of the break showed every sign of a major soviet policy reorientation away from the far knit and especially after the Uba nuclear crisis toward some form of accommodation with the United states. When he was ousted from Power the present Kremlin Trio at Vilice set out to level be the soviet China policy and nude new approaches to Pek no. It took Only a comparatively Short time for peking to turn its Wrath against tile new leadership after some tentative contacts and ainu live ingot in Lions. Peking no on thereafter began to denounce communist party chairman Leonid i. Brezhnev Premier Alexei Kosyug n and president Nikolai Podgorny. It in i since stepped up the attacks it ailing them a fascist a a my of pact nations last week. An agreement on establishment of a military Council of a it act defense minister of tile East Kuro Pean countries As originally proposed by die soviet Union a said to have been vague pm whether mint troops could be used along the troubled Frontier be tween Luna and Russia. The Maverick romanian de minded a clarification of the wording to exclude that possibility even though Romania has a new Law to prevent Surh use if itt troops said the sources. Other pact members also reportedly criticized thed romanians for alleged Plant to sign some kind of new agreement probably economic with weal Germany. But the romanian refused to discus the matter. Furthermore diplomatic circles Here confirmed reports published during the Summit Fiat the conference starte<1 six hours late because Romania walked at a bus Alan move to insert a phrase condemning communist China into the final communique. The question a resolved with deletion of tile phrase St a meeting <4 uie Deputy foreign min taters in the building while leaders either conferred in their hotels or went sight seeing sources said. Hospital notes it there were 68 patients and a babies in til Hospital sunday discharges Patricia Weimer Everett Peggy Noel Bedford Joann Hann Bedford Betty atkins4i, new Ricky Millen. Bedford Charles Allen Bedford mrs Elsie Cornell and daughter Bedford mrs Mary Ann a Mick and son Bedford Mildred Otto Breeze Ltd of Kenneth Sumner Schellsburg Charles Eleele Bedford Roberta Thompson Everett mrs Brenda Replogle and son Everett birth daughter to i and mrs. Rodney Knepper Well to nary son to or. And mrs. Myron Curie Illier daughter to or. And mrs. Philip Weyant Central try son to or. And mrs. The inuit Hershberger Manns twice daughter to or and or. Richard Steele six mile huns Ltd a to or. Arid mrs. Jam Howsare Everett this week Only Armstrong Decolon linoleum rugs j700 la x 15 $1400 Arnot ivc Sqq coverings civil vol 711 s. Richard St.�?423-45 t x 12 Chestnut Ridge has become one of the first schools Iii the ares to qualify for a secondary program approval certify in ate issued by the state department of Public instruction is s result of up on site eve Slastion. It Means the school hot met minimum stands ads is stipulated in the states general curriculum regulations. The certificate is signed by b. Anton Hess commissioner for Basic education. Holding it Are Ridge supervising principal Leroy Brent left and Pinci Tom swivel. Ask about our free storage program soybean Oil meal $4.60 pm net bulk March 24 to March 29 roil Rood St. Bedford 423 8217 423-9041

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