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Uniontown Morning Herald (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Uniontown, Pennsylvania Uniontown. 014 6 0-20 Washington. .14 2 0 7-23 by Ville area 0 0 6 0 6 Belle Vernon. 016 020-36 l. Highlands .0 0 8 8-16 s. Allegheny. 0 14 012-26 cd Ville area 6 0 0 0 6 Derry. 0 7 7 6-20 Al. Gallatin .0 0 0 8-8 Wayne Sherg .0 6 8 i>-20 German.14 0 0 0-14 . 014 012-26 Benworth. 01214 0-26 California. 0 0 0 6 6 see details on sports pages Mapletown. 0 0 0 6 6 Frazier. 0 0 0 0 0 Carmichaels. 614 010-30 Avella. 0 0 0 0-0 King Hussein troops hold Ipp or hand by Michael Goldsmith associated press writer Beirut Lebanon apr the Royal army of King Hussein apparently gained the upper hand against Arab guerrillas in Jordan on Friday and reports reaching Beirut said casualties in two Days of fighting mounted into the thousands. Countless civilians were dying in the streets for want of medical Aid these reports said. Presumably they were caught in crossfire. Diplomatic reports described Amman the capital As being effectively under the control of the army although there still was fighting and smoke billowed Over the City. The jordanian government radio said 214 guerrillas gave up in Amman during the day�?80 of them during a period in which continued on Page 5, col. 5 vol. 64 no. 216 the morning Herald Layette county Only morning i Espa ter Uniontown Fayette county a saturday sept pm her i 1970 ten cents two persons killed on roads two area residents died in separate accidents yesterday. Mcville youth a 17-year-old Connellsville youth was killed yesterday afternoon when his motorcycle and a tractor trailer collided on route 119 just North of Morgantown. Dead is Mark Mervis son of or. And mrs. Harold Mervis of 1301 Oak St. Troopers said the two vehicles collided on a Sharp curve about 12 30 . A student at West Virginia University Young Mervis was returning Home for the weekend. The victims father is co owner of the Mervis furniture co. Of Connellsville. Surviving in addition to his parents Are a brother Michael of Pittsburgh and a sister Roberta of i my Beach Calif. Friends will be received in the Munk funeral Home Connellsville from 7 to 10 . Today and until 2 . Sunday the hour of service. Burial will be in the by Nai Israel cemetery Greensburg. B. Vernon Man a Belle Vernon area Man was killed yesterday afternoon while working on the construction of the Chartiers Valley expressway in Pittsburgh. Dead is Robert a. Stewart 31, of Belle Vernon r. D. 4. Police said Stewart was driving a truck loaded with slag when the vehicles wheels ran onto the soft shoulder. The truck rolled Down a 75-foot embankment to the right Bank of Chartiers Creek in the West end. Two special service patrolmen from the Pittsburgh police dept worked in Waist deep mud and water for More than an hour to free the victim from the cab. He was pronounced dead at the scene police said Mcclelland town injuries to two persons resulted from an Accident on route 21 at Mcclellandtown yesterday morning. Josephine Smith 50, of p Oltedale and Kathryn Anderson 44, of Masontown were treated for injuries at the Inion town Hospital and released a Hospital spokesman said Masontown some $3,400 property damage was reported in an Accident on route 21 just East of the Masontown Bridge at 3 . Yesterday. Borough police said an Auto driven by Connie Adams of Masontown . 1 was stopped waiting to make a left turn from route 21 returning to her Home in it. Sterling. A car driven by Joseph Wikert of Pittsburgh was unable to Stop in time and hit the rear of the Adams car policies said. A tractor trailer came on the scene and applied his brakes but the Rig Jac knifed in the Roadway according to reports. Police said the Rig was operated by James m. Zajac of North Braddock. Mrs. Adams sustained a whiplash injury and was taken to the Uniontown Hospital for treatment police said. Perryopolis a Scottdale area Man was hospitalized As a result of a two continued on Page 5, col. 1 y by. A it for slaying policeman Hoss gets chair Pittsburgh a Stanley b. Hoss or. Or suburban West Tarentum was formal ? by sentenced Friday to die in the electric chair for the murder of a suburban policeman a year ago. Hoss 28, was convicted last March of first degree murder in the slaying of patrolman Joseph Zanella 26, of Verona. The jury set the penalty at death. Earlier this week a panel of Allegheny county judges denied a motion for a new trial filed by Hossy a attorneys who contend undue publicity prevented their client from getting a fair trial. Four sheriffs deputies escorted Hoss to the courtroom Friday for the sentencing. Hoss was White faced and gulped when the sentence was pronounced. When judge Samuel Strauss asked if Hoss had anything to say the convict whispered a no Hossy a attorneys said they will file an Appeal of the conviction with the state supreme court. The governor must set the Date for Hossy a execution. The 28-year-old convicted Slayer also faces charges of kidnapping in Maryland where the crime is a capital offence. He is accused of abducting Linda Peugeot of Cumberland and her two year old daughter Lori Mae from a shopping Center parking lot during his flight after the Zanella murder. The Peugeot have never been found but Hoss was driving mrs. Peugeot a car when he was apprehended last october in Waterloo Iowa. Store at Grindstone . 1 five nabbed in burglary state police apprehended five persons yesterday in connection with a burglary at the town and country store at Grindstone r. D. 1. Arrested were Larry Victor uphold 19. Of 56 cemetery rd., Brownsville Ralph James Camino 21, of water St., Brownsville and Harry Vandivner 20, of 913 water St., Brownsville. All three were committed to the Fayette county jail in lieu of $5,000 Bond each. A hearing will be held next tuesday before magistrate Dona Saunders of Brownsville. Two juveniles were also picked up by troopers. One was lodged in the Fayette county jail while the other was lodged in the Washington county lockup troopers said. Troopers said they were involved in the burglary which took place Between the hours of 5 . Thursday and 6 45 . Yesterday. today s Index 14 pages Bridge. Churches Gassi fied comics or. Brady. Earl Wilson editorials. Page 13. 6-7 10-11 12-13 4 4 4 Hospital news. 5 obituaries. 5 personals. 7 sports. 8-9 Star Gazer. 13 television. 12 Heaters. 2 women society. 3 wishing Well Melody aces Virgin Karlyn lounge numerous National to appearances�?$1 cover club Sofia Kadet Trio Youngs bakery now closed on sundays big entertainment Sun. Early Bird starts at 7 . American legion Masontown new top hat lounge Carmichaels. A. Joe Charles Trio Murphy s tavern Wood Side Crossroads entertainment Tonitte Bob Murphy at the Gul Braunsar Sun. Special stuffed peppers and other specialities Jerry a restaurant Republic new entertainment Tonitte 7 30 St. George Hall off Lincoln St. Free Fairchance transportation am vets Post 103 9 30-1 30 Butterball amp the ranch boys deluxe entertainment every sunday 7 30 . Early Bird 7 00 . St Thomas Church. Footed ale entertainment Tonitte american legion it. Marion ton item the Cavaliers sunday Melody aces slovak club Uniontown rd., so. Amp polka dance every saturday Nite 8 30 to 12 Strickler a barn Dahl a Oreh. Nassar hotel Dilliner every Fri. Amp sat. Don amp the country three Adolph s tavern dancing Tonitte Home made pizza go go url Tonitte entertainment Tonitte the Circle club Arch St.�?7 30 . Full course dinners roast turkey�?$2.00 8-oz. Tbone steak�?$2.50 Rose s restaurant�?4389704 Auto Loans need help need a car have no Money for a Down payment want to establish credit or if you have credit that s not so Good but not too bad Call credit manager 438-3889. St. Mary s Booster club entertainment every sunday 7 30 . St. Mary auditorium new agent Here a Jay Esbenshade left is the new associate Fayette county agricultural agent on the Pennsylvania state University cooperative Extension serice staff. Greeting the new agent Are Rex Carter Center county farm agent and Dalton Langley Extension service president. A Herald Standard photo cambodian showdown expected by John t. Wheeler associated press writer phenom penh Cambodia apr both sides moved up reinforcements Friday and the governments 12-Day-old push to the North appeared headed for a bloody showdown. Focal Point was a stretch of Highway 6, 50 Miles North of phenom penh where More government forces were sent to reinforce several battalions stalled above Skourn. The enemy also was reported building up manpower and supplies. One North vietnamese unit attacked a cambodian Force astride Highway 6 and killed four government soldiers. To counter the enemy buildup Allied warplanes believed to be american fighter bombers a pounded North vietnamese and Viet Cong positions. Foreign newsmen were barred from the scene of action possibly to prevent them from observing strikes by american jets. Sources in Saigon said however that . Fighter bombers were carrying out raids along Highway 6 in support of the stalled cambodian government Force. The air strikes were thought to be the Only Way the cambodians could push through to the Village of Taing Kauk. 15 Miles North of Skourn on route 6. It was at the Southern Edge of the Village that the governments first major offensive of the six month old War was halted monday by troops who inflicted heavy casualties on the cambodians. Brig. Gen. Srey Saman chief of staff of cambodians armed forces said the governments offensive is a a now or never unless the enemy forces Are a disturbed a he added they will solidify their political and military hold on the Countryside in Cambodia. In the offensive a division size cambodian Force perhaps 8,000 men is trying to reach the provincial capital of Kom Pong Thom isolated by the enemy for three months. So far in the 12-Day operation about 30 government troops have been killed and More than 100 wounded. Casualties among continued on Page 5, col. I Middle East peace talks stalled by Jordan crisis we state greetings a Secretary of state William p. Rogers greets Golda Meir As she arrived yesterday for conference at the state department. Later on. She met with president Nixon who pledged added support. Map wire photo by Lewis Gulick associated press writer Washington a the state department said Friday night that Mideast peace talks Are not expected to resume at this time because of the crisis in Jordan. Difficulties in the Way of getting the stalled talks going were also underscored by israeli prime minister Golda Meir Here on a one Day visit. After seeing president Nixon and Secretary of state William p. Rogers mrs. Meir said Israel would not end her Boycott of the .-proposed Arab israeli peace discussions until Egypt and Russia Roll Back missile installed in violation of the Mideast truce. Rogers a feels the door to the talk is still open and we Are continuing every Effort to keep that door open and having the parties go through it a state department press officer Robert j. Mccloskey said after the Daylong conferences. However a a As a practical matter it would be difficult to expect these talks to resume in the Light of the present situation in Jordan a the spokesman said. Jordan along with Egypt and Israel is a party to the talks under . Auspices which Are supposed to be part of the . Mideast ceasefire plan which continued on Page 5, col. 5 c Ville Bov hurl in Mower mishap eight year old Edward Keill or. Of Falls ave., Connellsville was listed in satisfactory condition last night at the Allegheny general Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was admitted to the Hospital thursday night after he sustained the loss of a toe and lacerations of the foot in a Lawnmower Accident. He was transferred to Pittsburgh after emergency treatment at the Connellsville Hospital. Uniontown area Board meeting Uniontown area Board of education will hold a special meeting monday at 9 in Central school. An executive meeting will be held at 7 30 prior to the regular session. The meeting will be held for general purposes. All Board members Are urged to attend both meetings. pre school Eye tests on sunday a pre school vision screening will be held sunday from 2 to 4 . At the Uniontown area senior High school cafeteria sponsored by the Uniontown Jaycees Jayc ettes and the Fayette county Assn. For the Blind. Parents of children Ages three to five years Are urged to take advantage of the free program. Allison i firemen summoned to Home Allison no. 1 firemen were summoned to the Home of Charles Packan at 290 third St. At 3 15 . Yesterday. A Short circuit in an air conditioner resulted in a blown fuse fireman said. Mrs. Packan reportedly summoned the fire department when she smelled something burning. A report indicated no damage. Club York Langner Sisters with carousels dance Tonitte 10-2 f. O. Eagles 828 tune toppers snack bar open Village barn Fried Chicken $1�?cover charge mum have lab card $50 Reward for information on person or persons damaging houses 101 and 102 in sea rights. Contact Eva Angelo owner at sea rights store. Crystal Palace roller rink re opening on eri., sept. 25. Skating from 7 30 pm-10 00 in a also Sun. Afternoons 2-4 30 amp 7 30-10 pm. St. Anthony fraternity % sets meeting St. Anthony fraternity of the third order of St. Francis will hold a meeting at the friary tuesday at 7 30 . The franciscan Crown will be recited at 7 of clock prior to the session. It. Marion Herrick of who was just transferred from Pittsburgh will be introduced to All the members. For. Herrick is the new assistant to for. Louis Mihok of. Who has been stationed at the friary for the past six years. A social will follow the meeting and friends of St. Anthonys arc welcomed Lair and mild weather it hit look the Rains Are gone and its to be fair and mild today with the High being 79. For sunday the Weatherman Calls for sunny and warmer. High will be 85. Overnight Low today will be 60, informs the u. S. Weather Bureau. German High i Gritl Tler at Hospital Anthony Tony Tokish 17, of Mcclellandtown was released from the Uniontown Hospital last evening after examination and treatment. A Hospital spokesman said the youth a member of the German twp. High school football team was injured in yesterdays game with Jefferson Morgan High school played in Mcclellandtown. . Elks no. 370 dance sunday Nite 7 00 til 1 i 00 ted Wick 1 v Freedom Douglas Cliffe 18, arrested in Titusville fla., for pilfering six empty pop bottles was released yesterday from Brevard county jail after eight Days behind bars while authorities conducted a pre sentence investigation. A a were photo so Gar loaf hotel the innovations 10 to 2 knit ills Treminio Uniontown Council 12 7 5, knights of Columbus will hold ceremonies for the admission degree at 8 sunday. All candidates Are to be at the new k. Of c. Home old Connellsville rd., at 6 . Levitation so vets 3514 sober s lounge route 51 Tonitte the impairs Chimney amp roof repair a All 438-5019 from 8 to 5 . Vickie a tavern Grindstone Joe mixing amp his Dunbar my boys entertainment Sun. 7 in a is. Johns Church Perryopolis look inn Grindstone the country echoes Rainbow f Ive country Western music a amp a lounge old it. 51, Star Junction must have id card Mobile Home ordinance in Jefferson Jefferson twp. Supervisors have adopted a Mobile Home ordinance in the township. Meeting in regular semimonthly session supervisors adopted the ordinance which Calls for the payment of $25 by the owner of a Mobile Home when he moves into the township. Payment is to be made to the township. In other business supervisors voted to Purchase a new Ash spreader in preparation for Winter Road work. Supervisors also discussed various dog problems within the township. Other routine business was also conducted. deaths Cerul Susan Uniontown. Holodnak Anna f Avette City r. D. Porter Ervin e. Millsboro r. D. Spit Jer Marvin Nemacolin. Stickle Presley l e m o n t Furnace. Tanner Edgar Fairchance. Tuttle Omer f Armington. Vrinock Louis. Uniontown. Wilson Clara. Fairchance. Details on Page 5 Melody lounge a Ville a go go a a Joy a Lake distributors formerly Shirley dist. Is now at its new location Fairchance Smithfield re near Lake Auto sales�84 7858 free Home delivery sodas. Beer party tap pers. O pen Mon thru thursday til 8 Friday amp sat. Til 9

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