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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - November 25, 1970, Bradford, Pennsylvania 2�?the Bradford a Era wednesday nov. 25, 1970 four Cis 13 Viets die As copter and plane collide Saigon apr a helicopter carrying South vietnamese troops collided tuesday with a Light . Plane in the Mekong Delta 80 Miles South of Saigon. A South vietnamese officer in the Field reported that there were no survivors and 13 South vietnamese and four americans were killed. Three of the americans were in the Light plane the fourth in the helicopter. The Accident marred a Day that saw no . Battle deaths on any of the quiet fronts in South Vietnam. To was the third obituaries Louis e. Bundy carried no dog tags or identification cards. American forces for several years have carried out reconnaissance and commando raids in Laos and Cambodia the sources said. The North vietnamese radio took note of defense Secretary Melvin r. Laird s remarks on Louis e. Bundy 59. Of 21 Davis St., died in Bradford Hospital at 1 45 . Tuesday. He had been ill for several Rural delivery in Duke Center to be considered Duke Center dec postal patrons of Duke Center have received a notice from the ,. Post office departments months. Or Bundy a plumber Philadelphia regional office by Trade had resided Here since 1960. Moving to Bradford from Brockway. He was born july 12, 1912, and was the son of Cyris Bundy and the late Wilma Bundy. Surviving Are two daughters mrs. June Hixon of summer concerning Rural delivery a1ville s.c., and mrs. Shirley the raid on an empty prisoner of Frantz of Tonawanda . I War Camp near hard the Capi three sons Randy of Bradford a a a kaon Lahip Frank and William Bundy both Man local pos mistress conf outed with undeniable o Tonawanda his father of inc whether they Are in evidence the broadcast said Dubois la grandchildren and a the . Secretary of defense three great grandchildren had to acknowledge that . Friends til sir Zzz ass ,.aced Barcas North Nufi Cussi cd. The collision in the Mekong Delta was the worst air disaster South Vietnam in three of the 19th Laird s first announcement May Call at funeral Chapel starting at 3 . Today. A the letter was to determine whether service can be extended to those eligible residing about one Quarter of a mile from the local Post office. The detachable form part of the letter was for Duke Center Post office patrons to fill out and return to mrs. Harry leh show in favor or against having mail delivered or whether they want the to Call for it at the Post office. To qualify for the Rural delivery service at least 50 per prayer service will be held cent Quot of the families in the area in months. Last aug. 26, a . Said air raids on missile and an there at to . Thursday. The must Tiai Craft Sites had been con Rev. Thomas e. Urban Assoc least accept delivery and three families must firmed to areas of North Viet Date pastor of the first United served for an each additional4, ,. I Nam South of the parallel. A methodist Church will officiate j two Miles travelled by the Rural helicopter was shot Down in the which North Vietnam said burial will be in the Oak Hill Carrier. Northern part of the country and was one 0f the targets is More 31 american soldiers were than too Miles North of the killed. A week ago 15 . Marines were killed in the crash of a Hel j copter into a Mountain in the Northern sector. Informed sources in Saigon said the daring . Raid on a North Vietnam prison Camp sat j urday in a futile attempt to liberate american prisoners of War was not the first operation. They reported teams had previously attempted to locate prisoner of War Camps or to free prisoners in North Vietnam. Many of the raids came from . Special forces Camps allele. Christmas party is planned by Junior Grange cemetery. Mrs. Nora f. Barber the address for the mail however would still be Duke Center and special arrangements would be made to have either the Star route Carrier or a Rural route Carrier from Eldred Stop at the Duke Center Post office before serving the mail. Eldred dec the Eldred Junior Grange planned a commando Christmas party at tuesday night s meeting in the Grange Hall. The party will be held at 8 . Dec. 8 at the Hall. There will be a 25-cent gift Exchange and refreshments. Master Renee Farrell a along the South vietnamese Bor pointed a ways and Means consider. Unmarked camouflage Mittee. Which included Christine painted helicopters could be Wilcox Debbie Martz and port Allegany mrs. Nora f. Barber 93, of Wrights a resident of this area for the past 62 years died at her Home tuesday. She was born on May 9, 1877, at Ulysses Potter county the daughter of the late Ambrose and Lorinda Button Wood. She was a member of the free methodist Church of port Alle Gany. Mrs. Barber was married to the late Samuel e. Barber in 1899. He died in 1965. Surviving Are she resided Tate a tights Jas escaped with minor injuries As sons Arthur Barber of Wrights five Hurt one seriously in Lewis run crash h it a Bradford Man was seriously a truth a Hnz i injured and four other persons Penny Campbell. Treasurer miss Mary Kleisath sent radio Barber All of Turtlepoint one sister. Mrs. Dora Dutton of seen picking up teams to be sent across the Border they added. Aircraft Crews and commandos station wins a wish cards for Codosia. . 13 grand wore unmarked uniforms and i i ii a result of a collision of two a to mobiles and a tractor truck and Bernie Alvin and Claude. Church services Grace lutheran toe Rev. Richard drank Walter will preach the Sermon at the 9 . Thanksgiving worship service thursday in Grace lutheran Church on South Avenue. The choir will join in praising and thanking god. The Public is Welcome to participate. Distribution among the youths. Mrs. Ernest Cook Matron read a communication from state Secretary Luther Snyder commending the enthusiasm of the recently organized group and offered his and mrs. Snyder a assistance. Guests were or. Harold Perry of the Valley Grange both Are honorary Junior Grange members. Lunch was donated by the Matron and assist Matron mrs. Bradley Graham and was served by the Junior group. Children and three great grandchildren. Friends May Call starting at 7 . Today at the Gallup funeral Home where a 3 . Friday service will be held. The trailer about to . Tuesday on route 219, near the intersection of the Road turning into the Borough of Lewis run according to Kane based state police. Slippery Road conditions was listed As the cause of the Accident by the investigating troop enemy wounded a a wounded North Veit names Soldier is dragged by cambodian troops Back to their Headquarters. The Man was wounded Cham Cambodia. During a fire fight near Kom eng a Era wire photo witness says Galley did no to do shooting at my Lai Rev. Bruce k. Burkett of the ers. Admitted to Bradford hos port Allegany free methodist and mrs. Church we officiate. Burial will be in the Wrights cemetery. Ltd i Custer City . The Asbury and Custer City United methodist churches will have a thanksgiving service 7 30 . Today in the Custer City United methodist Church. All Are Welcome. A special thanksgiving service will be held 10 45 . Thursday in the first Church of Christ scientist 92 Congress St. The first Reader mrs. Ethel Rumquist. And Robert Smith the second Reader will conduct the service. Traditional music will include hymns of gratitude Sung by the congregation. No collection will be taken. All Are we i com. Bradford woman is injured in Highway mishap great Valley . A 47-year-old Bradford pa., woman is reported in Good funerals Cyril b. Newman Olean . Funeral vices for Cyril b. Newman of i Stoney Brook Road Bradford pa., resident and operator of a Beauty and Barber shop were held at 2 . Monday at the Hogan funeral Home inc. Here. The very Rev. Richard b. Duncan Rector of the St. Stephens episcopal Church of Pital was Dolph Watts 51, of to tuna ave., Driver of one car who suffered internal injuries and underwent surgery. His condition tuesday might was listed As escaping with minor injuries and treated at the Hospital and released were Marcia Watts 22, a passenger in her fathers ser car James Curcio 41, Driver of the second car and his wife former Marjorie 43, both of Lewis run and Richard Leroy Hall 33, of Bedford Driver of the tractor trailer. Troopers said that the Curcio car was southbound on route 219 and had stopped to make a left turn into Lewis run when the Hall operated tractor Trail it. Jewett it. Jewett dec the annual Community thanksgiving service will be conducted at St. Josephus Church at 7 30 . Today. Area pastors taking part will be tile Rev. Phillip m. Farouck Host pastor the Rev. V. Theodore Benson of St. Matthews lutheran Church the Rev William d. Morgan of the United methodist Church and the Rev. Stephen Shuart of St. Margaret s episcopal Church. Condition in Olean Hospital following a car True Accident about 9 05 . Tuesday on the Killbuck Road near this Village. State police based at Allegany identified the injured woman As Leatha Ranson 102 Congress St., Bradford. She was first taken to the Salamanca District Hospital and later transferred to the Olean general Hospital suffering from a broken leg and hip. According to investigating officers the Ransom automobile was northbound when it Slid into the southbound Lane and struck the truck portion of a Semi Rig operated by Fred Dambrosio 25, of Barrie. Ont. Or. Dambrosio complained of a sore neck but did not require hospitalization. No estimate of damage to either motor vehicle was Given. General ciliated. Burial was in Allegany or following skidded on the icy cemetery. Military rites at the grave were in charge of veterans organization with c. W. Forness As commander and James Black As chaplain. Bearers were Richard Heit Zinger Gerry Heitzinger Robert Bernard Rodney Steck Andy Roeder and John my Mangile. Road and Jackknife and Slid into the rear of Curcio a vehicle. The Watts car following the truck also went into a Semi Jackknife position and Slid into Halls vehicle. Damage to the three vehicles totalled $5,300 with $2,000 to Halls truck $1,800 to Watts car and $1,500 to Curcio s vehicle. Il., weather Wise Allegheny Reservoir elevations a my Lovolo reported Kinue dam by . Army corps of Engineer it the Pool level summer Pool. Maximum Pool 1330 1328 1365 Asl Asl Asl Advance forecast Here Are the extended forecasts for the period Friday nov. 27. 1970, through sunday nov. 29. 1970. Eastern Pennsylvania Chance of rain Friday then fair saturday and sunday. Mild Friday and saturday turning cooler Sun Day. Daily highs mid 40s North to Low 60s South. Overnight lows in 30e North to 40s South. Western new York mild Friday and saturday turning cooler sunday with a Chance of showers or Snow flurries Friday Low ranging from the mid 20s to the Low 30s. Highs in the 40s dropping to the mid to upper 30s sunday. Western Pennsylvania a mild Friday and saturday turning cooler sunday. Chance of showers or Snow flumes Friday. Low ranging from the upper 20s to the mid 30s. I is in the 40s lowering to the upper 308 to Low 40s sunday. Delaware and Maryland a a Chance of Preci pation and mild highs in Hie 50s and 60s. Lows in the upper 30s and lower 40s. Bradford readings tuesday nov. 24, 1970 mrs. Ellen i Bridge Smethport a funeral services for mrs. Ellen m. Bridge j of 915 w. Water St., who died saturday in St. Francis Hospital Olean ., were held tuesday. A prayer service was conducted at the Lee funeral Home at 9 30 . Followed by a mass of the resurrection at to of clock in St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. The Rev. Thomas c. Geddes pastor was celebrant. Burial was in the St. Elizabeth cemetery. Bearers were Richard Ronald and Thomas Hanson. Roy Johnson. Milton Lopus and Russell Norman. Court Ava Maria of the Catholic daughters of american formed an Honor guard at the Church. It. Benning a. A for the first time in it. William Calley a court martial a wetness testified tuesday that he saw an american Soldier put a Bullet into a vietnamese civilian in the irrigation ditch at my Lai. But he said Calley was nowhere in sight. The witness Dan millians 23, fort Worth tex., a tall lean former Pilot of a gunship said he flew Over the ditch where Calley is accused of executing 70 vietnamese during a sweep of the Village March 16, 1968, and saw about 50 to 75 bodies. 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . 7 . 8 . 9 . 10 . 11 . Noon 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 15 17 20 22 24 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . 7 . 8 . 9 . 10 . 11 . Midnight temperatures a year ago High. 50 Low. Weather elsewhere 24 24 24 24 23 23 22 22 20 19 19 18 25 h High Low or. Albany Clear 35 14# Albuquerque Cloudy 57 24 Atlanta Clear 32 14 Bismarck Clear 33 to .01 Boise Cloudy 60 37 .56 Boston Clear 37 28 Buffalo Cloudy 29 23 .01 Philadelphia Clear 39 19 Phoeni Cloudy 80 46 a Viand me., Cloudy 35 27 .01 Washington Clear 39 20 Winnipeg Snow 17 -5 .16 Turkev gives Nixon Baleful red eyed Filare Washington a president Nixon tuesday was Given a Turkey he said he eat. The Bird showed no elation at the news she flapped her wings into the presidents face. To reporters witnessing the presentation in the Rose Garden there seemed to be Mutual dislike. The president stayed Well Back of the agitating wings the Turkey gave the president a Baleful red eyed Glare. The Turkey 45 pounds of Energy was Given to the president by Lloyd a Peterson president of the National Turkey federa Tion mount Morris 111. Also i there and helping to hold Down the Turkey was rep. John b. Anderson r 111., in whose District the federation Headquarters is located. When the Bird began flapping her wings the president unmindful of the turkeys sex asked a has he been trained a the reply was lost in the Flap Flap Flap of wings that seemed More than two feet Long. The president said he would probably eat Turkey for thanksgiving but a not this Junior at Kezuka joins staff Preshy Church miss Barbara Strong of Yardley pa., a Junior at Kezuka College in Kezuka Park ., has joined the staff of the first United presbyterian Church for five weeks. Miss Strong who is a philosophy and religion major at the College and intends these studies As a preparation for work in the Field of Christian education is spending her several weeks Between her College sessions to observe and participate in the total Church program on a local scene. While in Bradford she will work with both the pastors or. Richard Evans and the Rev. Roger Sobin with the Church youth groups the music program of the Church attend varied Community meetings in which the Church is a participant and in general Church programming. Township Lions get report on Cabinet meeting Bradford township Lions club met tuesday night at Desoto Holiday House with William Lindstrom presiding. The recent Cabinet meeting held Here was reported during the discussion the 1971 International meeting will be held in Las vegas it was announced. Larry Eliason was presented a membership certificate and Lapel pin. Charles Hogancamp was introduced As a visitor and Kensler Schultz introduced miss Cathy Confer an american Field service student who presented slides and gave a descriptive talk on a two month tour of the Island of Ceylon. Q. How Many times did you see the ditch a. Numerous times. Q. Describe the bodies you saw there. A. As i recall there were noncombatants. Q. What condition were they in a. They were immobile they appeared to be dead. I never saw any of them move. Q. At any time while you were flying or the irrigation ditch did you have occasion to see any troops a. Yes sir i saw a coloured noncommissioned officer in the immediate area of the ditch. I saw him fire into the ditch one time. Q. Could you Tell the Type of weapon he had a. An m16 automatic Rifle. Q. How Many shots were fired a. One round into the ditch. I saw one body hit. Q. Can you describe body a. No i just saw the Impact. Calley 27, is on trial for his life. He is accused of the premeditated murder of 102 unresisting vietnamese civilians while leading his platoon through my Lai. Specified among the victims in the charges were 70 vietnamese in the ditch and 30 others on a Village Trail. The defense went immediately to the incident at the n its Cross examination of Mil a was this after the a a Sharks had made their run a Sharks was the code name for one unit of heavily armed helicopters operating that Day at my Lai. Q. When the Sharks made their run you saw people killed did no to you a. Yes i did. However Livingston testified that the shark run was the one a i heard min guns open up be had mentioned in the Vicini from the gunships a Livingston with eight reconnaissance gunship pilots under him. He testified he saw vietnamese killed by gunship fire from the air although not in the area where Calley is alleged to have executed civilians. Livingston a tall dark purple heart Veteran in a double breasted suit said he saw vietnamese fleeing my Lai to the South by Way of Highway 521 As american infantry flew into the Village from the West. Continued. A it startled me saw people on both sides of the Road on 521.�?� a did you see bodies fall to the right and left of the Road a he was asked. A yes a the witness replied. There has been test in a any that a min gun fires up to 6,000 rounds a minute in a circular pattern. Livingston also told of seeing the bloody bodies in the i Riga that Tion ditch and was asked in Cross examination i the area of the irrigation ditch. He was asked by the prosecution a did you see the Sharks fire into the Village of my Lai or into that ditch at any time that Day a a no her talk was highlighted by bans descriptions of the family life customs and climate of that country. Milt a Confer had a display of various artefacts which she had brought Home and expressed her gratitude for the support by the adult an 1 student members of the ass in Bradford. It was announced that the annual Christmas party for children will be held at 7 . Dec. 18 at West Branch elementary school. Powell a pharmacy fro delivery a parking phone 341 3272 194 main St. Bradford Headquarters for Woolrich roman s clothing a shoes 105-107 main St. 348 4520 slippers roads blamed for car and truck crash Slippery Road conditions was listed As the cause of a car truck Accident on route 59, two Miles West of Marshburn at 11 30 am. Tuesday according to the Kane based state police Bounty from South Bradford opening of 219 Here definitely set for Dee. 9th it appears definite that the first phase of the route 219 bypass Here will be opened to traffic in both directions on wednesday dec. 9, Paul e. Edmunds assistant Clearfield District Engineer for construction Pennsylvania department of transportation said tuesday. While a there is quite a lot to be done a especially in the erecting of guard Fence and right of Way Fence or. Edmunds expressed definite optimism for the dec. 9 opening of the 1.72 Miles of four Lane Highway a first in Mckean q. Did you see any american troops outside the one sergeant you testified to South of the Village a. No sir i done to recall any. Q. The Only american you saw Down in the area of the ditch was the one Soldier a. Yes sir in the immediate area of the ditch. Q. You saw him fire one round a. Yes sir. Q. Did you see any american Soldier aside from this one fire any round that Day a. No sir. An earlier witness in the sixth Day of court martial testimony Brian Livingston 26, Killeen tex., was a first lieutenant at my Lai and a Section Leader thanksgiving evening on Abc an historic television event. Festive to Quot a cavalcade of americans music from historic Fords theatre in Washington. Attended by the nations leaders and their families. Join them on Abc to. A tractor trailer Rig operated by Caron Lucien 37, of Quebec ont., stopped on route 59 while eastbound to Flag Down a second vehicle travelling in the opposite direction. While stopped the Lucien Rig was struck by an eastbound automobile driven by Daniel r. Keefer 21, of Waterford. Keefer suffered bruises but did not require medical attention. Lucien was uninjured. Only damage reported by troopers was $300 to Keefer s Auto t Mobile. Community service set Iii Emporium Emporium a a Community thanksgiving service with All churches of Emporium joining will be held at 7 30 . Today at the Baptist Church. The Rev. David Martin Host pastor will conduct the service. The adult choir will offer selections and Kenneth Ostium will be soloist. The Rev. John Aldin of the free methodist Church will deliver the annual thanksgiving address. Hurlon n or i in in it i Nill open thanks Vins All Day. By to Elm St. The new Section will be a a signed As route 219. Dec. 14 remains As the opening Date for the Start of work on phase ii from Elm St. To a Point 400 feet Northeast of Williams and Mill its. Cabbage to to is i a la. Huaji in Ltd South bad. Fruit mkt. Necchi in 1st Quality machine sewing lifetime service free instructions Bradford Home appliances 41 45 my Washington St. Phone Bradford 368 4474 Andy Williams Host. James Stewart narrator. Starring Pearl Bailey Tennessee Ernie Ford Bobbie Gentry Burl Ives Henry Mancini the supreme Dionne Warwick 8 30 p. M. In color presented by United Natu pitl a Quot a

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