Bedford Daily Gazette in Bedford, Pennsylvania
10 Sep 1968

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10 Sep 1968

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Bedford Daily Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1968, Bedford, Pennsylvania Bedford Gazette the weather scattered showers and a few thundershowers in Western portions spreading to East areas of tuesday night. Little change in temperatures with a High in Tho 70s. Cooler tuesday night. Clearing and Cool wednesday. Established 1805�?vol. 163, no. 297bedford, pa., tuesday september to 1968 single copy ten cents i i i la approved by grand jury for court Here a grand jury approved indictments against eleven persons monday in an All Day session. One Man pleaded guilty to a drunk driving charge and was fined. The indictments which Clear the cases for presentation in court this month included Ralph Smith Bedford charged with involuntary Slaughter Christmas eve three person died in a car hit from behind by his tractor trailer near Breezewood Charles Howsare Bedford re 3, charged with armed robbery in company with John Chalfant who earlier pleaded guilty and was sent to jail John Husick Boyd Hess and Melvin Hall ail of the Saxton area charged with aggravated assault and Battery in the alleged beating of two men David Leon Price charged with assault and Battery with the intent to ravish Clark Bowen charged with rape Raymond Hows charged with operating his car while his License was suspended Robert Hubert charged with assault and Battery Wayne Hinkle charged with operating during a suspension of his License James Wright charged with operating during suspension and Romie Gabriel charged with drunk driving. There were no cases turned Down in the lengthy session with the District attorney. Ralph Mcintosh a Maryland professional golfer entered a plea of guilty to Drunken driving end was fined. Highway dumping crackdown slated As trash mounts look like a Stream pictures Are distorted this excavation area actually is the Ray town near the East end of Bedford. The near Stream Bank normally would be about where the shovel is sitting. Work is underway on a River crossing that involves 14 conduits six of them for pen elec lines and eight for United Telephone lines. The project will be completed late this month and is part of the Overall Bedford by pass project. Subcontractor for this Job is Regele corporation of Harrisburg. See other photo on Page 5 an old sewer lines in the the foreground. Nixon gains in polls trash containers placed near picnic tables along county highways apparently Are being used for purposes of disposing of Large amounts of unwanted garbage and other items. Franklin w. Davis county superintendent of highways monday reported his Crews empty All containers at least three times a week. A they seem to fill us As fast As we can empty them a he noted. Davis has contacted state police in Bedford and asked that persons using trash barrels for dumping garbage and unwanted trash disposal be prosecuted. A set of bedsprings was found leaning against one trash Container. There was an old refrigerator found near another. A trash containers were made to serve travellers who Stop to eat and not for general dumping a Davis continued. He recalled ascertaining the trash barrel along it. 30 near the Willows restaurant had been emptied one morning. In route past the Container the same evening. He discovered it filled. It was emptied immediately but soon was full again. Still another Container along it. 56 in the Vicinity of the fish hatchery was surrounded by trash and garbage sufficient to fill four trucks. A a that a the total number of trucks we use for trash collection throughout the county a Davis reported. It meant four trips for one truck or dispatching the entire Fleet to the single location. Davis has obtained a dumping area for trash collected and each truck when filled is dispatched to it. However Davis was Quick to Point out the dump is not of sufficient size to serve for general garbage disposal. Persons with knowledge of unauthorized dumping at Roadside picnic areas have been asked to Contact Davis or state police in Bedford. Baby found along Pike May have to be adopted Somerset a two week Effort to identify an infant found abandoned along the Pennsylvania Turnpike has failed to turn up a single clue according to the Westmoreland county children a Bureau. Miss Rebecca Van Dyke Bureau manager said her office and the Pennsylvania state police at Greensburg Are continuing their investigation but Are a up against a Brick the child approximately two months old at the time was found in a Bassinet on the berm of the Turnpike near Donegal on aug. 23. The baby girl described As Well fed and in excellent condition when she was taken to the Somerset com Mun to Hospital now has been placed in a Foster Home in Westmoreland county. Miss Van Dyke said that a baby a a will be offered for adoption in about six months if her parents Are not found. District death obituary on Page 5 Smith Edward 85, Johnstown. Quiet prevails along Suez canal Battle zone Chicago up a mayor Richard Daley accused the news Media monday of painting distorted and twisted pictures of the rioting and Street battling that swept Chicago during the democratic National convention. Daley speaking at one of the largest news conferences of his career stoutly defended police handling of hippies and Antiwar demonstrators during the disorders and said the City a welcomes any investigation by any the greatest difficulty encountered by the forces of Law and order during the tumultuous week of aug 25, Daley told More than too newsmen was the failure of the news Media to Tell the Fuu accurate Story of what happened. A i am amazed at the distorted and twisted picture the news Media gave a Hie said. A the american people were amazed. Their letter show the mayor said his office had received 16,000 letters from around the country supporting the action of the police against the demonstrators and Only 4,000 criticizing them for rough tactics. Daley charged that the thousands of demonstrators were incited to violence by hard Core in his first formal Lepont on the disorders Friday be charged that a a revolutionaries and a Radical agitators sparked the violence. Asked about the reports statement that some demonstration leaders had communist connections the mayor said monday a i think the report Speaks for one of the demonstration new York up a Richard leaders Jerry Rubin head of m. Nixon appears to have a the youth International party Humphrey pullout would be Quick Navy sinks 58 boats Saigon up a the . J there were no indications the Navy destroyers Harwood end communists were preparing a Berkeley teamed their heavy new general offensive destroy Hopes to begin by first of year guns to destroy 58 North vietnamese Supply boats in one of tile heaviest offshore bombardments of the War american Headquarters reported monday a the barrel of the gun got so hot that the paint blistered a Seaman Tony Dutton of Hollywood ala., said of one of the five Inch guns aboard the Berkeley. The . Command said the naval barrage sunday knocked out 45 communist beats some As Long As 70 feet in Waters of the Gulf of Tonkin about 90 Miles North of the demilitarized zone Doz. Thirteen other vessels were destroyed in other offshore areas military spokesmen said. In fighting in South Vietnam american Headquarters said Allied troops killed at least 272 North vietnamese Ani Viet Cong in a series of clashes during the weekend. Many of the Battles were around Saigon infiltration route troops of the . 101st Philadelphia up a vice president Hubert h. Humphrey said monday that if elected president he Hopes to begin a or Horn division reported k�h-1 withdrawing troops from South i Vietnam by late this year or my 103 communists in fighting it Nea r saturday and sunday 30 Miles i de Sertic presidential w Fai gun w a ads candidate told a group of and Paddy Fields along e tinal communist infiltration route to political science students Here by United pres International i no casualties were reported a tense Quieti prevailed in Tine shooting across the monday along the Suez Canali i Jordan River cease fire line cease fire line where egyptian but the truck Driver and 15 and israeli artillery and tank forces sunday fought one of their heaviest guru attics since the middie East War last year. Late reports said 32 persons were killed and 119 wounded in the 5>4 hour Exchange of fire across the canal along a 70-mile front before . Truce observer could effect a cease fire. While is Aioli and egyptian troops eyed each other warily across the canal Only 150 feet wide Ait some Points israeli and jordanian troops exchanged shots for 30 minutes on the Eastern front end a mine explosion destroyed a truck on occupied Gaza. Other Persona standing nearby were slightly wounded in the mine explosion and israeli authorities clamped a curfew on the District in Caza. The seriousness of tha situation in the Middle East was underscored by developments at the United nations in new York. Secretary general Thant cancelled a scheduled two Day official visit to Libya monday Quot owing to tha latest a vent in the Suez the . Security Council which met in emergency session late sunday on the latest outbreak of fighting scheduled another meeting for tuesday. Widened his Lead Over Hubert h. Humphrey in the presidential contest during the past week Sindlinger a daily Survey reported monday. But an even sharper gain was registered by the third party candid Atte former gov. Georg e Wallace the Survey reported on the basis of Telephone interviews conducted with 1,877 adults of voting age in the four Day period sept. 5-8. The Survey published by Sindlinger so co., a Market research organization based in Norwood pa., asked this question a who would you yourself want to see elected president if the election were held today a the results compared with percentages obtained from 1,844 interviews aug. 30-sept. 2, follow now we. Ago flood control cleanup urged Wallace 17.4 15.7 Nixon 34.6 33.7 Humphrey 26.1 28.5 none of 3 8.9 9.5 no opinion 136 12.6 the second question was weath e r which included a typhoon. Pilot flew 123 missions sunday end destroying or damaging 16 antiaircraft Sites four radar vans 30 Supply barges eight trucks and a number of hippie burned a copy of Daley a report Ait a news conference held shortly after the mayors. The Bushy haired Rubin 36, termed the Daley report a a Black paper straight out of nazi Germany. Total Hogwash which would have done Adolf Hitler Rubin told newsmen the hippies had voted to nominate and support Dailey for vice president on a ticket with their a presidential nominee a a pig named Pegasus. Rubin asked an hour of prime television time from each of the three major networks to answer allegations that he and other hippies instigated the convention week violence. And he challenged Daley to a television debate a any time any prime to time Daley Ait this news conference termed a the but u. S. Military sources said warehouses. Teachers strike in new York City a who do you think most other people want As toe or next president a the results now we. Ago Wallace 13.8 10.3 Nixon 37.6 35.2 Humphrey 22.8 25.4 no opinion 25.8 29.1 the third question a who do you think will actually be Everett a Borough coun the it. 26 Bridge. It was noted a elected in produced cil monday evening agreed to Large pile of a a storage dirt on these results Contact an inspector from the the property was not levelled As now we. Ago department of forests and agreed. Wallace 4 9 3 9 another councilman noted lots Nixon 48.8 26.7 19.6 refusal of the major television networks to Grant him prime it maimed locked time to defend the City a picketed with position. City Haffly veterans said the news conference was one of the largest in the mayors office new York up a the United federation of teachers aft struck new York City a 900 echoed serving 1.12 million pupils monday in a chaotic contradictory dispute essentially racial in character. The City Board of education reported that far less than 3,000 of the systems 60,000 teachers and less than 30,000 of the pupils in the nations largest school system answered the Summers end school Bell. School children milled around on sidewalks in front of schools Welting for some definitive word that the strike was on or that the schools would open. In most oases the schools re and teachers signs saying a Justice for teachers a and a contracts must be third strike this was the second yet air in a e in _. 011thart a if in a elected president Saigon. The Amel jeans lost 31 j j Hope to withdraw our trops in men killed and 41 wounded Taivy in or 1%8 a a l. S. Air Force by jets Fieve Humphrey officially opening eight missions Over smoothly compan Here Fop the Vietnam in a -4-hour Pei id presidency said ending Early monday. Targets a i think we ranged from infiltration mutes move some trons out by around Saigon to the Central p y Highlands and along the Central to a cca5,t Humphrey added a i want Cru Ira a a j a peace. But i done to want Hanoi the . Command said air a Quot k m 1 a a win an4 War action Over North Vietnam january they via get a returned to in Normal _ level 0� me and sunday after a period a feud from Vance and Averill Harriman this country a i top negotiators at the current repartee Paris talk s Humphrey starting a whirl wind coa9t-4o-Coaist tour with a ticker tape Parade and a rally Here said he believes Richard m. Nixon his Republican opponent a relies More on military rather than diplomatic in his four hour Philadelphia appearance before flying to Denver and los Angeles Humphrey who was the target of a Small but noisy group of demonise rat ors urged the Public to a vote your Hopes not your he told a noon rally of an estimated 75,000 persons at John f. Kennedy Plaza that a i Appeal not to your fears but to your when a Small band of Antiwar demonstrators hemmed in at the rally by a cordon of detectives shouted a Stop the War and raised banners calling Humphrey a a killer a the vice president addressed some of i remarks to them. A a we la rebuke those voice that seek to David us and frighten us a he told. The dissenters. Humphrey his voice shaking said a we cannot solve problems by the plaque and noise you hear today and he charged that the protestors a Cham As if the be w schools which did open were in the three predominantly negro or puerto rican Experiment a1 districts that have been a a decentralized and placed under Community governing boards like Ocean Hili Browns ill. The teachers who took their places in front of blackboards also were mostly negro. Lloyd s. Mapp education coordinator for an anti poverty Agency in the East new York Section of Brooklyn and parents also were divided Over the strike along racial line. A Black parents Are bringing their children to school. Most White parents air not a Mapp said. Tile underlying Issue of the strike is a demand by the Black they Learned it by and puerto rican communities regarding the troop withdraw to control the education of their wad from South Vietnam children who make up 52 per Humphrey speaking of possible of forests wafers concerning various unfinished clean up projects connected to the Everett flood control project. Council reported represent along South Street and used in connection with the project were not restored As proposed. Council also spent cons Ider Tives of Gateway construction Able time discussing final pro company of Monroeville the Perty settlements in connection general contractors for the project had departed before completing a pro missed auxiliary work. One councilman cited the property of mrs. Bruce Steach situated just on the South Side of Hopewell re boy to be charged by state police state police in Bedford will charge Daniel Blackstone 17, of Hopewell re 2 with reckless driving and hit and run unattended property in connection with an Accident aug. 31 three and one half Miles South of Hopewell. An Auto driven by Blackstone ran off the Roadway and snapped a Telephone pole state police said. The crash disrupted phone service in the area of the crash. The Accident was reported by the United Telephone company. The Blackstone Auto was demolished with loss set at $100. The crash occurred on legislative route 05057. There were no injuries in a two Auto crash at 9 40 a m. Monday on it. 30 just East of Bedford. Involved were westbound cars operated by John g. Fright 52, of Everett re 3 and James r. Goodwin 48, of Lewistown. State police said Feight was attempting to make left turn into the drive in Dairy Dell when his Auto was struck from the rear by car operated by Goodwin. Damage was $300 to tile Feight car and $450 to the Goodwin car. With the flood control project. In other action Council voted to Send a letter requesting thai a state highways Engineer from District nine Hollidaysburg provide advice and Cost analysis in connection with drainage problems in the East end of the Borough. Debris washed from the top of the Hill Everett High school property during periods of heavy rain has caused drains to clog. Council is attempting to determine to what extent it is response Hie for helping solve the problem. It was noted state Law provides that the state May Send men and equipment to open clogged drains situated along state highways Art the expense of property owners. A report from Everett chief of police Willard Kline showed 29 arrests to of them for reckless driving. He also reported 160 paid meter ticket fines. Mayor Chester Karns in his report showed $209 in fines and costs and $78 in tax permits. With $614 in meter receipts it brought total collections in August to $901. Finally Council named j. S. Buchanan its representative oct. 8-9 at a conference concerning disposal of sol d waste products. It will be held in Hershey at Buchanan a expenses will be paid by Council. Strike continues Youngstown Ohio up a Drivers employed by Daniel motor freight co. Of Warren voted monday to reject a Compromise proposal and continued a Wildcat strike against Daniel and its Parent firm Eazor express inc Humphrey no opinion 45.3 33.6 17.2 track protested Harrisburg up a protests against a proposed thorough bred horse racing track in nearby East Hanover twp. Were to be registered this week with the state horse racing commission within memory. Credentials of Rcw tile aft Bas prevented the i cent of tile City a Public school action by his a do in Strait Ion and repeaters not familiar to i Normal opening of the schools 1 population and the resistance of the current one Sand a a phased Day eyes aides were checked and the third strike in the the White Dom matted Union 90 withdrawal of cur forces a would per cent of the City a teachers be before the mayor entered the room. Dailey answered questioning for 20 minutes and then left abruptly. He said the City was Wise in refusing demonstrators Permis aft s eight year history in new York. Despite the Beard of education a figures Mayer John v. Lindsay insisted the major Issue bad been resolved there was no very possible because Are while to submit to More of the War Effort could be Community control. Turned Over to the South the aft opposition is vietnamese couched in terms of Job Security he said a the army of South a a and a voice in educational Vietnam today is a much better Sion to March on the internal strike and the whole matter was policy. Army and i re capable of it tical amphitheatre where the simply a a bureaucratic prob immediate Issue was the own self democrats met. Granting of Tern. A a dismissal of to aft mein a i think i can safely March permits he said would a i imagine they .1 All be Back Bens ass Prog from the Ocean the vice president sad a that Mitis or Zwir a cd n i continued on Page 5 have a aggravated rather than eliminated the tension. A there were plemely of offers from the City for them the demonstrators to assemble a Daley said. A what they wanted they got a a i think All you newsmen missed the Point a he said. A no continued on Page 5 Fortas hearings May be reopened Washington up a sen. Robert p. Griffin r-mich., asked the Senate judiciary committee monday to reopen its hearings on Abe Fortas nomination to a chief Justice to examine a fresh reports of his involvement in White House activities. Griffin the Leader of Senate foes of Fortas confirmation cited newspaper reports that Fortais had helped draft legislation proposed by president Johnson and had taken part in preparation of the presidents 1966 state of the Union message. Fortas an associate Justice since 1965, told the committee during hearings in july that his role As presidential adviser while on the supreme court was greatly exaggerated. He acknowledged the president had consulted him about Vietnam and the Detroit rioting then added a and that is about it As i recall. I guess i have made a full disclosure in a memorandum to sen. James o. E strand d-misa., chairman and members of the committee Griffin said the published report a contrast sharply with Fortas testimony about his role at the White House. A members of the Senate Are appropriately concerned about charges that the doctrine of separation if Powers has been disregarded by Justice Fortas a Griffin wrote. A i urge the committee to proceed with a thorough investigation of these fresh reports with a View toward determining the full extent of Fortas involvement in operations of the executive Branch while sitting As a Justice of the supreme court a he said. Senate Democrat Leader Mike mansfield1 opposed reopening the hearings saying any new charges against Fortas should be made on the Senate floor. Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen who also supports the nomination said he doubted the committee would hold any new hearings. Eastland was out of town and not available for comment. Griffin referred to a reported change by sen. Gordon Allott r-colo., when he spoke of continued on Page 5 tomorrow a Lindsay said. But aft president Albert i continued on Page 5 Shanker whose Union claims membership of 55,000 teachers i sharply contradicted the mayor i Ait midday saying a there is no Resolution. The strike is still i Shanker said the strike a could be resolved in five or to minutes a but that he was a very gloomy about the Prospect of settlement the unions executive Board and the Board of education met separately throughout the Day Burt there were no plans for a joint meeting Between the two or with the governing Beard of the Ocean Hill Brownsville District in Brooklyn which was at the Center of the dispute. Somerset theater files suit for ban of Carmen baby Pittsburgh up a Federal judge Wallace s. Gourley monday set a hearing for Friday on a suit filed by a Somerset county theater owner and a film distributor to lift the ban against the showing of a Carmen John r. Betters president of rot Garden drive in theater in Somerset twp., and Amsterdam film corp. Maintained the seizure of the film Lasit aug. 19 violated their constitutional rights. They also noted that the film which has been playing in the u. S. Since 1967, has been declared not obscene by new Jersey and Rhode Island courts. The suit was filed against Somerset county dist. Atty. Alexander Ogle and Lester cos Lic a state trooper. State police on a complaint of Ogle seized the film on grounds it was obscene. Deg denounces reds for invasion Paris up a president Czechoslovakia toward t tart Charles de Gaulle monday1 of bitterly denounced the soviet a Czechoslovakia s National Union for invading Cleo Roslova cohesion in the face of the Kia and said the russians will occupant and its repugnance at not be Able to hold their accepting the return to enslave Eure Pean Gate hues by Force. Merit As Well As the unanimous the French Leader holding up cation of a the Peoples of one of his rare news conferee Western Europe afraid of a yes refrained from his usual return to he cod War attacks on Nile United states pm a our uses Tom the Over Vietnam in a move that French polio of National seemed to underscore his Independence is Correct do displeasure with soviet military93�. A intervention in Czechoslovakia. De Gaulle said in the Tutu a sever couching so Eli by Russia could not expect to whip the 77-year-old president ended \ a satellites into line by Force. The news conf Reene about 75. T Jurn minutes after it began making of. Hil it one of the Aho test of the 17 a a a a i Quot is meetings with the press he has said firm action by his government in late May Prev had since taking Power to years takeover by a a tot Aln a ago. He began coughing about to fran an hour into the conference and a a. Stopped talking 15 minutes later communist when his voice became hoarse. De Gaulle criticized the soviets for trying to a a enslaved the people of Czechoslovakia and sail the invasion was a condemnable and shift in policy the scope of de Gaulle a bitterness Over the invasion surprised Many observers be St. Police probe $300 robbery state police in Bedford Are investigating the theft of 3,000 feet of unfinished Hardwood most of it Oak. From a saw Mill along county. Home Road one mile South of cause it represented a Sigma Bedford. Cant Shaft in his foreign policy i the theft occurred Between 4 which until now has been aimed p m. Friday and 7 a m. Monday. At trying by words to reduce the the lumber was valued at $300. Role of the United states As a tire saw Mill is owned by Meairl world Power. Housework of Bedford re 3. He spoke of the a obvious a truck apparently a used in aspiration of the people of. The theft

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