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Greenville Record Argus (Newspaper) - February 2, 1983, Greenville, Pennsylvania Weather forecast showers tonight May become mixed with Snow in the extreme North. Low in the 30s. Cold with Snow showers or flurries thursday. Temperatures steady or falling slowly. Extended a bit Chilly with partly Cloudy skies through the weekend highs in the 20s to Low 30s. Lows mainly in the teens. For next monday through Friday there will be More wet weather As temperatures return to the mild Side. Local readings no Winter weather was in sight this groundhog Day morning As Spring like showers fell and the thermometer read 42f 6c at 8 . Readings tuesday were 42f 6c High and 28f minus 2c Low. Just under half an Inch of rain had fallen by this morning. News briefs Penn Dot to meet with legislators Mercer a legislators and representatives from the Pennsylvania department of transportation will meet later this month to outline projects planned for the summer construction season. The Mercer county part of the annual series of meetings Between legislators and Penn Dot will be feb 25 in Penn Dot a Mercer county maintenance office. Sen. Roy Vav. Wilt and representatives Robert Robbins Michael Gruitza and Howard Fargo Are expected to attend. Res after prom planning slated parents of Reynolds High school juniors and seniors Are to hold an after prom committee meeting at 7 tonight in the res cafeteria. Blood pressure class to Start the american heart association Mercer county unit will sponsor a blood pressure measurement education training class during March. The class will teach a Standard methodology for measuring and reporting blood pressures. The class will be free of charge. Interested persons May Contact the heart office 962-4876. Gop candidates gather tonight Mercer a Mercer county republicans will meet tonight to hear their party a candidates in the coming May 17 primary. Candidates for county offices will have the Chance to address county committee members starting at 7 30 . Tonight in the courthouse Assembly room. Several candidates have already declared for county posts including several incumbent Row officers. Lottery ads criticized Harrisburg a Pennsylvania lottery ads a pick the pockets of the poor by enticing them into playing the Longshot games of Chance a state senator has complained. Sen. Hardy Williams a Philadelphia said tuesday there should be some balance in the ads warning people of the High Odds against winning jackpots. Lottery daily Harrisburg a the winning number tuesday in the Pennsylvania daily lottery was 0-5-1. Daily thought thought for today a we have 40 million reasons for failure but not a single a Rudyard Kipling English writer 1865-1936. State police up trucker patrols Check Given a Chester Bocook second from left president of local 5026 at Sawhill tubular division presents a $5,000 Check to maj. Opal Johnson tuesday afternoon at the Greenville salvation army. The Money will be used to provide food and assistance to unemployed workers and their families. On hand for the presentation were left John Dillinger chairman of concerned citizens Tor the unemployed in Mercer county Don Emmett financial Secretary and Richard Tresnan treasurer of Ixo Cal 5026. Record Argus photo by Barbara Redfoot Sawhill steelworkers give boost to salvation army Here the Greenville salvation army a fund to help the unemployed got a boost tuesday afternoon with a $5,000 donation from United steelworkers of America local 5026 at Sawhill tubular division. That contribution and a $10,000 one to the Sharon salvation army came out of the Union s general fund about half of local 5026 employees Are currently Laid off said John Dillinger chairman of concerned citizens for the unemployed in Mercer county. Most of the Money will be used for food said major Opal Johnson at the local salvation army. She noted that they had d received $1,757 in donations from the concerned citizens group $1 too of that from the United Way but that balance had dropped to just Over $500 before the Sawhill Check was presented yesterday. Major Johnson said unemployed workers Are encouraged to come to the salvation army for assistance either Between i and 3 . Any weekday or by setting up a time at their convenience with the salvation army. A we want them to come in. We re Here to help them Quot major Johnson said. A we have the funds now to Dillinger currently president of the Mercer county Central i Abor Council and a past president of local 5026, encouraged those presently employed to help out those less fortunate by making contributions of canned goods or Money to the salvation army. Participating in concerned citizens for the unemployed Are organized labor churches schools businesses local governments and the United Way. Dillinger also noted that Pittsburgh Steeler linebacker Jack Ham will be featured at a Benefit feb. 28 for the unemployed. The a Steeler huddle which will also feature film highlights of the teams 1982 season begins at 7 30 . At the Yankee Lake ballroom route 7, four Miles from Sharon. Hempfield supervisors 4no intention of abolishing pm Asp ads by Mike sever record Argus staff writer Hempfield township supervisors had a few wore last night about a recent Survey on township police services that recommended the township drop its own Force and contract out for Protection. A at no time was the Board questioning our chiefs or prior chiefs management or ability or the jobs being done by our police officers a a Gary Bittie said. The report was done by the state department of Community affairs at the request of the Board of supervisors Hittle said a to compare our department with supervisors a have no intention of doing away with the police department or contracting for outside services a Hittle said. Board chairman Russell Dawes said he agreed with Hittle while Myron Boliver said a Overall i agree with it suggested changes from the study including resuming a Hittle a statements but there a always room for one area would be a reduction in department expenses Boliver said. Police chief de Young who attended the meeting said earlier that he a already started using some of the goes Lay traffic incident map which had fallen into disuse. The major traffic problem in the township last year Young said was the broken condition of the Hadley Road from the Borough line to the Greenville Plaza. That stretch was resurfaced last year eliminating a source of accidents. Chief Young asked township residents to Mark their names and Box numbers on their mailboxes so police and fire departments can quickly locate a Home during an emergency. Young said Many residents done to have the in formation on the Box or it is no longer legible from the Road in other action tuesday night supervisors approved Bir Chase of a 1983 Dodge Diplomat police Cruiser through one of the state piggyback contracts. Cost was estimated at $8,140 sealed bids will be accepted on the older Cruiser a 1980 Plymouth. Supervisors reappointed e. Ronald Coates 142 St. Glory Road Alva c. Baker 97 donation Road and John Stern 220 Fredonia Road As members of the township planning and zoning commission the new terms will expire feb. 8. 1987. Approval was Given for a Sand filtration sewage system to be used on a residential construction project on methodist Road land owned by Dawson Reagle. John Dovak sewage enforcement officer has determined that other systems Are unusable on the land. The annual zoning report from administrator Glen Augustine showed a total of 35 building permits issued in 1982 with a total estimated construction value of $502,100. Four Home permits were issued along with two for Mobile Homes seven for garages three for additions to Homes seven for barns and storage buildings and eight for patios porches and pools. Four commercial permits were issued one each for a sign commercial storage building parking and lights and a Church. The police report for january listed 56 traffic complaints including four accidents with four injuries Eleanor Kilner to receive award on founders Day inside directory the first Amelia Earhart award will be presented by Thiel College to mrs. Eleanor d. Kilner formal director of alumni affairs during the 1983 founders Day convocation thursday feb. To. Last year mrs. Kilner a 1936 Alumna completed a highly successful career which saw the Thiel alumni program grow monetarily and in participation. President Louis t. Almen will present the special award which honors the Pioneer american aviatrix at the convocation which will begin at la . In Roth Hall auditorium. Almen will give the Welcome and has extended an invitation to friends of mrs. Kilner and the College to attend the convocation. Or. Ralph w. Lowe director of religious affairs Chautauqua institution Chautauqua n.y., will speak on Quot if Luther were alive this will inaugurate a year Long Celebration at Thiel of the 500th anniversary Edge 9 of the birth of the great classified ads.8 comics.9 crossword .9 deaths funerals.3 or. Donohue.9 German reformation Leader. The Thiel choir which recently returned from Florida where it was on its annual tour will perform editorial Page .4 a the gift to of simple a a family news.5 161,1 Century Shaker tune and Heloise 9 clap your hands a by horoscope.9 a a Vaniderstine. Ann Landers .5 the choir expects to Fly to remember when.4 Germany in late May and sports .6-7 travel extensively in Luther a television .9 Homeland As part of the 30th anniversary Celebration of its founding by or. Marlowe w. Johnson professor of music. Or. Robert c. Olson professor of history is to serve As faculty marshal while the Rev. Or. J. Paul Balas College pastor will deliver the invocation and Benediction. Ruth Witt Chapel organist will perform the prelude death record Edwin e. Mike Nagel 89, henrys Bend. Richard Valentine 32, 284 n. Gate Trace Roswell ga., formerly of Greenville. Eleanor Kilner a Jesus i will never leave by Gesang Uch and a from god shall naught Divide me by Joachim Magdeburg the processional a a trumpet tune by Jeremiah Clark and the recessional March from a the magic flute by w a. Mozart. The Earhart award was approved by the Thiel Board of trustees to acknowledge the special relationship Between the College Ana the Earhart family. Miss Earhart a Grandfather the Rev. David Earhart played a significant role in the founding of the Pittsburgh Synod in 1845. This ecclesiastical group became the Western Pennsylvania West Virginia Synod lutheran Church in America to which Thiel is affiliated. The aviatrix a father Edwin s. Earhart graduated with Henry w. Elson who later became thiels seventh Granville record Argus uses 457-680 thursday special a homemade Chicken pie $3.25. Hilltop rest. President As a member of the class of 1886. Amelia Earhart received a doctor of science degree from Thiel in december 1932, the year she became the first woman to Fly Solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Five years later she was lost Between new Guinea and Howland Island after completing 22,000 Miles of an around the Equator flight. The mystery surrounding her disappearance has not been solved to this Day. A major $500,000 Campaign was launched of a White House luncheon by mrs. Eleanor d. Roosevelt wife of president Franklin d. Roosevelt in february 1938, the effects of the great depression and the gathering storm Clouds of the second world War Bode Little Good for the Campaign. Proceeds received were applied toward the construction of Livingston Hall which opened As a women a residence Hall. The Amelia Earhart honoree has taught at Thiel where she was graduated in 1936 and in Public schools. Mrs. Kilner was appointed director of publicity in 1957 and served in that capacity until 1964 when she became director of alumni affairs. She has been on the Greenville school Board Greenville Public Library Board and Greenville recreation Board and directed various Community pageants. She is Active with. Holy Trinity lutheran Church Republican women a organization and Greenville country club. Mrs. Kilner continues her association with the Thiel development office working on special projects. She also will remain As die colleges Liaison representative with the Thiel woman a club. And $11,700 estimated property damage and four traffic arrests 35 traffic complaints and 17 assists to motorists. The criminal offence report included 30 complaints 13 criminal arrests $7,388 Worth of property stolen $6,880 Worth of property recovered and $2,530 Worth of property damaged. January a fire department report showed two Rescue Calls two Industrial fires three investigations and one Call each commercial grass or Brush and a Chimney fire. There were la Calls in Hempfield township and none in sugar Grove township. By the associated press state police added extra patrols to Pennsylvania a highways As an Independent truckers strike entered its third Day today with reports of Rock throwing and gunshots aimed at tractor trailers. A a in a sure we havens Many men out As we possibly can put out a sgt. George Kaminsky said late tuesday night from state police Headquarters in Harrisburg. A a we re just trying to be visible what else can we do a asked state police corp. Joseph Zink from the Belle Vernon Barracks. As of Midnight nearly too strike related incidents had been reported to state police in Pennsylvania since the strike by the Independent truckers association began at 12 01 . Monday. The truckers Are protesting increases in fuel taxes and Highway user fees. A truck traffic has declined somewhat. But there a still a lot of trucks out there a Kaminsky said. No arrests have been made yet. So far the states most serious incident involved an Allegheny county teen Ager. Melissa Sarsfield 14, of Coraopolis was injured monday when a Brick thrown was from an overpass in Plum Borough along the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The Brick bounced off a truck shattering the Windshield of her family a car police said. She underwent several hours of surgery at East suburban health Center in Monroeville and remained in guarded but stable condition today the girl and her family were on their Way to a funeral Home to pay respects to her grandmother who had died a Day earlier. The state Turnpike commission has offered a $10,000 Reward for information leading to a conviction in the Case. A Damn it a Little kid has been Hurt a said Bill Hill president of the fraternal association of steel haulers a group of Independent Drivers. Violence is a going to do nothing but turn the Public against the strikers a he said. Fash members met tuesday to form a committee to negotiate with Federal officials on the strike issues. The Ita called the strike against new Laws enacting a Nickel a gallon increase in fuel taxes and an 800 percent increase in Highway user fees. Hill said Fash has not been Active in the strike but has been worried about the safety of its members. In Western Pennsylvania where most of the incidents have occurred the Turnpike and . Routes 22 and 30 have seen the most action related to the strike said state police spokesman Jim Cox. Nearly All the incidents have occurred at night. Turnpike police at Somerset reported nine shootings and 12 Rock throwing monday night and tuesday from Irwin to the Allegheny tunnels. Barry Otto a trucker from Factoryville Wyoming county was treated and released from Westmoreland Hospital after a Rock thrown through his Windshield caused shattered Glass to Fly into his Eye police said. Otto was taken to the Hospital monday night after the incident occurred near new Stanton police said two Shotgun blasts were fired from a Bridge at trucker Dennis Raynsford of Ontario Canada tuesday night on state route 147, police said Raynsford was not injured c ontinuedonpg.3 trucker fired upon in Deer Quot reek twp. A fort Wayne ind. Trucker was injured tuesday night when his truck was fired on from a wooded area along interstate 79 in Deer Creek township. State police at Mercer said the Driver John k. Odea 38, was Cut by flying Glass after bullets from a Shotgun and a Small Caliper Rifle hit the right Side of his northbound truck at to . Pym tuning township police Are continuing their invest Poulon into a similar shooting at 3 . Tuesday. The Driver Virgil Cathcart of Adamsville also suffered cuts after the passengers Side window of his truck was shattered by a Bullet Cathcart was southbound on route 18 near Colt Road when the incident occurred state police at Meadville reported no problems this morning with truckers travelling on interstate 79 and highways through Crawford county. Good morning a president James Means of the Punxsutawney groundhog club looks for Phil to see his Shadow at Sunrise. But Phil did no to predicting that Spring is around the Corner. Ipi no Shadow for groundhog Phil by Peter Mattiace associated press writer Punxsutawney a. Apr Punxsutawney a groundhog emerged his heated Burrow on gobblers Knob in a downpour today and failed to see his Shadow thus predicting an Early Spring for the nation. A a Punxsutawney Phil so a 97th moment in the Sun or out of it on this dreary Rainy Day came at Dawn when folklore says he a a whispered his prediction to James h. Means a local contractor who is president of the Punxsutawney groundhog club. Quot better Days Are on the Way a a said Means 59, who As club president is said to be the Only human Able to translate for the lowly animal. A this movements indicate that just like the Economy of the nation the worst is Over a Means said during a Short ceremony outside this Mountain town. About 300 people mostly College students watched As the wriggling and sniffling Phil emerged from his Hole and was met by a wet 36-degree temperature. A Phil wants All of his Loyal subjects to know we have weathered the storm this w inter.,.Spring is on the Way Quot said Means wearing traditional top hat and tails for the moment. Punxsutawney a groundhog now has failed to see his Shadow Only five times since the tradition began in 1887. He last predicted an Early Spring in 1975. Folklore dictates that if he saw his Shadow even through miserable Winter weather then six More weeks of cold weather would follow rotary Chili supper big Success the first of what is planned to be an annual series of Greenville rotary club Chili suppers for the Public was a resounding Success last night at Zions reformed Church As More than 1,200 people were served with some 95 Gallons of Chili 130-pies and 125 loaves of bread. Pausing for a proud moment in the Kitchen were Cooks left to right Mozes Jim Barrett and lading some Chili Warren Keck Iii. Record Argus photo by Erie von Klinger few surprises in Campaign expense reports Mercer a candidates and political committees filed a their annual expense reports monday with few surprises. Mercer county committees show nearly equal amounts of Cash on hand before the real Start of the primary election season. The Mercer county Republican committee showed receipts of $25 and expenditures of $171 in the last month of 1982, leaving a Cash balance of $1,767 to Start the new season. The Mercer county democratic committee showed receipts of $195 and expenditures of $94 in december starting 1983 with $1,332 on hand. Several candidates have already registered their election or re election committees. Democrat county commissioner Harold e. Bell has his committee with Gerald Jerry Dunn As treasurer. Democrat Les Cattron a Sharon City councilman has formed his committee with Jack s. Card Well Sharpsville councilman As chairman and Hermitage commissioner James p. A a path White As treasurer. Republican commissioner William Reznor a re election committee lists William f. Mcknight As treasurer. Focus Greenville record Argus Hometown Greenville newspaper serving upper Mercer county 135th year a no. 27 want ads 588-5000 Greenville a wednesday february 2. 1983 25 Entz daily by Farrier s1.25 weekly

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