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 - Child, 7, Killed Crossing Road School, speaker...
Child, 7, Killed Crossing Road School, speaker at the Citizens M. Kirby) Award an active interest government. Selby said, local govern - have not demanded what we talking action and the United in Viet Nam. because we bomb, and because that is he said. that today's known want. changed," he is to prepare from the because of knowledge since 19!0," By ADRIAN C. SIMPSON Trl-State Staff FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. -Clasping a bag of candy in his hand, a seven-year-old boy darted across Rt. 30 into the path of an oncoming car and was killed inslantly late Wednesday night. Donald Douglas Brookcns was pronounced dead of a fractured neck, ribs and legs upon arrival at the Chambersburg Hospital following the accident which occurred in front of his home near ialedonia. He was the son of Mrs. Beatrice Doyle of Rt. 1, Fayetteville. The blond-haired youth, re- Funds Voted M. D. WELSH JR. Tri-State Correspondent CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. -Authorization of expenses incurred by the special school bond election Tuesday and funds for remodelling the Page Jackson school building were voted Wednesday night hv the Jefferson County School Board. The school will be adapted to make it useable for fifth and sixth grades in the area. In oilier action the board adopted a tentative school calendar for the 1966-67 school year. Jefferson County schools are due to onen Aug. 27 and close June 2, 1967. Mrs. Irma Patrick, principal of Eagle Ave. School and Richard Adams, principal of Wright Denny School, were authorized to plan a program for grades one through six for areas now serviced by their schools. Two new appointments were made including-Miss Mary Elizabeth Wysong as librarian for Charles Town Junior High and Miss Katherine Bartholow as a teacher at Charles Town Senior High. County Group Song; Concert ortedly ran from his grand- 'alhcr's car, from the north to .he south side of the three-lane u'ghway. As he approached the cast- bound lane of travel, a car driven by Brown E. Wilson, 61, of 1345 Scotland Avc., Chambers- urg, struck the youth with the ront left headlights. The car traveled some dis- ance before coming to a stop, lolice said. The bag of fudge, candy that he second - grade student was carrying, lodged in the grill of the Wilson car. A decision will be made today by the Franklin County district itlorney and county coroner as to whether there will be an inquest into this traffic death. This brings t h e - c o u n t y high- ivay death toll to three for this year compared to one at the same time last year. Funeral arrangements are in charge of the Barbour Funeral Home. GREENCASTLE, Pa. -Greencastle-Antrim High School will play host tonight to t h e Franklin County Senior H i g h Donald D. TRAGEDY--Trooper Sam Kline, Pennsylvania Stale Police, removes a bag of candy from Ihe grill of an automobile which reportedly struck and killed a seven-year-old boy Wednesday night. Second-grade student Donald Brookens was holding the candy when he ran in front of the car driven by Brown of Chambersburg. (Photo by Adrian C. Simpson)

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  1. The Morning Herald,
  2. 10 Mar 1966, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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