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Evening Standard, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Uniontown, PennsylvaniaWeather mild tonight warmer tomorrow. High 77, Low 55. 1 Olleia count j. Into the Home vol. 82 no. 233 final Kimion Uniontown Pennsylvania sept Mukk 10, 1870 cents settles for Cuba instead of Cairo plane from Pittsburgh hijacked Miami a a gun Loling Hijacker who wanted to go to Cairo settled for Cuba instead saturday and took an Allegheny airlines Jet and its eight Crew men to Havana. The Young to be armed with pistol Gaso line and dynamite was aboard the Boeing 727 on a flight from Pittsburgh to Boston and took Over just before the plane made a scheduled Stop at Philadelphia International Airport Federal aviation administration officials said. He allowed 90 passengers to leave but kept aboard three flight crewmen three Stewar Desses and two men believed to be Faa inspectors or airlines personnel the Faa said. The plane sat on a runway for an hour while it was being re fuelled. The Pilot John Harkin said Over the radio he talked the Hijacker out of Cairo and persuaded him logo to Havana in said it. Robert Baker chief of Airport police at Phila Delphia. John Balderama one of the passengers released by the gun Man said the scribed As a tall thin Young one of the stewardesses by the neck and took her to the front of the plane just before it landed at Philadelphia. Passengers said the Hijacker then told another stewardess to bring him a Small canvass bag stowed under his seat. A passenger who helped the stewardess get the bag said it held a butane Gas Container with a White plastic bottle taped to it. Continued on i ase 5, col. 5 hijacked Allegheny airlines jetliner on Philadelphia Airport runway Early today. Victims of hijacking emotions Range from smiles in concern on these passengers after they were released Early today from hijacked Allegheny airlines plane. At top Are pro Fessor Tanaka a professional wrestler and an unidentified woman who was at Bottom Harry Galfand Philadelphia City official and Ralph Hampson a Penn Central official from Plymouth meeting a. Cap wire Noto 60-Day delay in rail strike Washington a act ing with great the Nixon administration has blocked for 60 Days a threatened nationwide rail strike. President Nixon signed executive orders Friday barring a walkout by four unions against 160 rail lines and creating a five member Board to investigate the dispute. Unless Congress enacts Emer gency legislation the unions will be free to strike if no con tract settlement is reached in the next 60 Days. The orders signed under pro no letdown in Mideast trouble. Arab hijackers continue to hold 54 passengers from those burned airliners As hostages while Jordan civil War spreads. It s a time bomb in the Middle East that needs a solution quickly before it explodes into a worldwide conflagration. What Luzerne twp. Super visors have ordered should be done every place in the District. Township police Force told to crack Down on speeders especially in the Woodward plan area. Residents have been complaining of night Speed they re not Only speeding at night around greater Uniontown but also in the Daylight hours. A few rough sentences will give the speedsters something to think about and they might just obey the traffic Laws then drug abuse seminar to Morrow. Should be an interesting and informative program starting at 7 o clock tomorrow evening at the Lafayette Post 51 of the Uniontown american legion. Some knowledgeable speakers will be present. Drug abuse is apparent in the county but Dot to any major proportions. Such a seminar will be an excellent preventive pro Gram. What la it be gals he Midi or the mini regardless of what Hemline this fashion conscious stores Are pushing the one thing most Are doing Well with these Days is the pants suit. Fashionable gals who Don t like the Midi Wear the pants suit to stay in style. Only thing some n us arc Good lit is growing old. People who Don t have the time to do things would have More if they took their eyes off Hie clock. In to Church tomorrow United fund sub Bali. It s visions of the railway labor act affect some Union 70 per cent of the nation s railway work Force. Asst. Secretary of labor Wil Liam j. Usery a top labor troubleshooter said at the White House he had hoped for a Settle ment. Negotiating the need for the executive orders. It was with great relic he said that the labor department recommended the president sign the orders. But he indicated Only a few Points of major disagreement remain to be resolved after weeks of government sponsored talks. Those issues should be dealt with by the Board he said. Five nabbed at Grindstone five persons were apprehended yesterday by state police arid charged with Bur Glar izing Vereb s Towne country store at Grindstone. Arraigned before magistrate Dona Saunders of Brownsville were three Brownsville Resi dents Larry Victor uphold 19, of 56 cemetery re. Ralph James Camino 21, of water St., and Harry Vandivner 20, of 913 water St. They were committed to the county jail in lieu of Bond each and pending a hearing next tuesday. Two juveniles were also place con unused on Page 5, col. 1 analyst views governor race Bruce Biossat noted Politi Cal analyst for newspaper Enterprise Assn. Nea pre sents his version of the Penn Sylvania gubernatorial race. Or. Biossat is the Washington correspondent for Nea and the evening Standard. His analysis appears on Page today. Rd., so. Polka dance every saturday Nile to 12 stickler s Orch. Nassar hotel Billineil every Fri. Sat. Don the country three entertainment Tonitte american legion it. Marion Cavaliers aces slovak club Uniontown Auto Loans need help need n ear have no Money for a Down payment want to establish credit or if you have credit that s not so flood but not Loo and Call credit mutineer wishing Well Melody aces numerous National to cover new entertainment Tonello St. George Hall off Lincoln is. Free transp Lallon Mcville youth Dies in Cycle mishap a West Virginia University student from Connellsville was killed shortly after noon yesterday in a traffic Accident on route 119, just North of Morgantown. Dead is Mark Mervis 17 year old son of or. And mrs. Harold Mervis of 1301 Oak St., Connellsville. A Monon Galia county Deputy Coroner said the youth died As the result of multiple Skull fractures. State police said the victim was a passenger on a motor Cycle operated by a student from the same dormitory Joseph b. Liccardi 18, of Emerson n. J. The Cycle reportedly skid ded out of control near the White House inn throwing the boys off. The Mervis youth was then reportedly struck by a tractor trailer operated by Edgar c. Lewis 52, of Diana w. A. Liccardi who was not Hurt last night was charged by troopers with involuntary manslaughter and was freed on Bond pending a preliminary hearing next Friday. The victim s father is owner of the Mervis furniture co. In Connellsville. Surviving in addition to his parents is a brother Michael of Pittsburgh and a sister Roberta of Long Beach Calif. Friends will be received in the Munk funeral Home Connellsville from 7 to 10 . Today and until 2 . Tomorrow the hour of service. Burial will follow in b Nai Israel cemetery Greensburg. Guerrillas get ultimatum Jordan crisis continues Beirut Lebanon a Cairo radio said today King Hussein has agreed to an egyptian cease fire proposal but shortly after the broadcast Jor Dan s military governor gave palestinian guerrillas an ultimatum to surrender or face fir ing squads. The ultimatum from Field marshal Habis maj Ali had a three hour deadline it appeared to mean the egyptian cease fire Effort had collapsed. Maj Ali said in a broadcast by radio Amman that the guerrillas who did not surrender would be executed As mutineers. The Cairo broadcast said president Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt had proposed to Hus Sein that he and the guerrillas accept a 24-hour cease fire. According to Cairo Hussein truck crash kills Belle Vernon Man a truck Driver from Belle Vernon r. D. 4 was killed yesterday afternoon in a construction connected mishap in Pittsburgh. Robert a. Stewart 81, was killed at . When his tractor trailer truck plunged Down a 75-foot embankment into Chartiers Creek in the West end Section of Pitts Burgh. The truck overturned and Stewart was trapped in the cab for an hour before special service of the Pitts Burgh police dept. Could free his body. Police said the victim was hauling a Load of slag on the Chartiers Valley expressway project when the soft berm gave away from the Load of the truck and it crashed Down the embankment. Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene after officers George James Manly and Robert Poluka worked with hand torches in hip deep water and mud to

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