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Bedford Inquirer (Newspaper) - October 1, 1971, Bedford, Pennsylvania Established 1812159th 14 Bedford inquire Everett october 1971 cancer unknown Man Dies of Bullet wound As police Stop him in stolen car the 1971 cancer crusade in Bedford county raised an All time High total of chairman Marion Rinard the total was higher than last years which was a this years per capita was also a new each of the six districts in the county surpassed its while 57 of the county 72 areas went Over their totals and percentage of quota Morrison Cove Thelma per cent Tussey Mountain Jesse Mellott and Ruth per cent Chestnut Ridge Grace Ickes and Warren per cent Everett Henry per cent before David per cent what would drive a Man to put a through his brain rather than Stop for a state police car that puzzling question and several others remained unanswered monday evening As state police pursued the identity and background of a Man who could have come arid but for a faulty credit police stopped the Man on after he charged gasoline at Breezewood monday he returned and paid for the american cancer society also announced its top ten local chairmen for the with their percentage of quota Seifert Joseph West Providence Arthur 180 Londonderry Roger Kimmell Clair Cumberland Valley Cletus Isabella Napier Richard Napier Paul Everett Fred bed Ford Paul Rinard praised her 700 volunteers and the county citizens who donated their executive director Larue Martz pointed out the crusade also is an educational Driver charged for intoxication a Garrett Man was freed on Bond thursday after he was charged with driving under the influence following an Accident at thursday on the state police said Vincent sideswiped guard rails about three Miles West of the Kegg maintenance he proceeded about four More they and was stopped by a trooper while attempting to pull off the Side of the in the police alertly got information that the License plate was when they stopped the Man a second West of he pulled trooper Paul Overbeck had been dispatched to make the second he dashed West and caught the car near falklands there was no Overbeck signalled the car to and the Driver pulled off to the Overbeck pulled in behind and As he he saw the Man disappear below the seat the Chevrolet station Wagon continued to As Overbeck got out of his it rolled across route Down a Steep 3foot Bank and into a Cut Cornfield about 50 a Hal dozen troopers were dispatched to the they surrounded the and Tokarczyk walked the Man Lay slumped to his his Arm and head Over a Brief a Cal Semi automatic on the floor bet Ween his there was a substantial wound in his left and he was police said Overbeck heard no and Federal marshal killed Many Hurt on to United states Marshall was killed in a rain triggered crash on the Turnpike sunday at seven Miles West of the Bedford state police said Andrew of died of a massive Skull fracture when he was thrown from his the eastbound Boehnlein Auto skidded on wet police careened off the medial Barrier and struck a Bridge Boehnlein head struck the police he was pronounced dead at the scene by a William of another Daniel a passenger in Boehnlein was injured in the be was listed in satisfactory condition at county Hospital sunday evening where he was being treated for a broken state police said an official from the us marshalls office in Pittsburgh said the men were on official business when the Accident they would not but they did add that the men were travelling alone and were not in Pursuit of another police said the car was travelling too fast for the wet Road As far As we police the fatal Auto was not accompanied by another the names of the dead and injured men were not made Public until the Pittsburgh John received approval from David and Edith Holmes of three persons were injured in another sunday but they were released after the other eight the fatal crash was just one of ten that plagued the rain sickened Turnpike there were at least 15 crashes Over the one Accident sunday evening put a Man and his wife in county Hospital where they were listed Satis fac they were identified As there were several accidents on county highways Over the three of them triggered by wet but none of them involving three of the crashes occurred within 35 minutes of each other the first was at on 220 mile South of the Bedford state police said a tractor trailer driven by Joseph new pulled from Bennetts Motel and was struck by a car driven by Darwin the at occurred on a Turnpike exit ramp in police when a pickup driven by Richard skidded on the wet Road and struck a Bridge in the police said an Auto driven by Fred new Paris re Home nothing taken a House owned by Fred Stambaugh of new Paris re was ransacked monday apparently by persons searching for but nothing was reported Stambaugh returned to the Home shortly after 4 and discovered the the House had been ransacked upstairs and she with contents of drawers strewn Over the damage was reported to be with nothing of value state police had no leads monday skidded on wet 30 and struck an three quarters of a mile West of Breezewood at a fourth sunday crash involving a car and truck Breezewood but there in an Accident at saturday mile South of Bedford on an Auto driven by Jack struck a car operated by Paul state police said the Brown Auto failed to yield the right of Way when it pulled from Colfelt Lane onto 220 into the path of flights Tri county gains Grant for head Start congressman Irving Whalley has announced that the Tri county Community action serving Fulton and Huntingdon will receive a Grant of from the office of child development for head the program will involve 120 children on a partway basis for a period of 8 to 10 according to the head Start program will provide preschool training for children from Low income including social and psychological alarm drills police a malfunction in the first National Banks alarm system thursday morning brought Borough police on the the mishap occurred about in the Banks Richard officer Charles Bingham reported that it was a false they theorized that the shot was fired As the car slowed As though pulling off to the right in front of the patrol the possibility remained that the shot had been fired by or in no words had been exchanged Between the Lone Driver and the Lone As of monday it was believed the Man was a Nolan of police said it would be some time before a positive identification could be through that Nolan was on the credit card which triggered the bizarre a neatly dressed negro Man driving a Tan station Wagon pulled into the Breezewood 76 service station monday station operator Austin for 12 years a Justice of the said he questioned the Cit go card when the Man offered it to it didst have a place to Ritchey of the card with adhesive on it had been Ritchey said the Man told you could Check but pulled out before he had a Chance Ritchey called National data processing in and got the an the card and Send it Ritchey called state who stopped the station Wagon near Everett and asked the Man to he returned of his own a and Ritchey paid the without much except to i didst know it want any police sent out an and got Back a hit on the they found it had been stolen from a Dodge polara in july that put Over Beck in the station Wagon was also police it was wanted by the Fri in new stolen from a leasing the body was removed to the Hospital almost immediately and an autopsy performed monday chemical analysis would take police Coroner Alton Barefoot established the cause of death As one Bullet to the which was lodged in his head he said the mans body would be held until his identity is positively Ritchey said the Man had told him his wife had a government possibly in the his Home address could have been Illinois or and several aliases were Ritchey he was a perfect

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