Clipped From Eureka Humboldt Standard
200 Uniformed Officers At Rites For Slain Policeman TRUCKKK ( U P I ) -- l.aw cn-| Approximalcly 200 uniformed officers--150 of Ihcm fellow pa- Irolmcn--were on hand in this two of face, on (orccmenl officers from states attended funeral services Monday for slain California highway patrolman Glenn W. Carlson. As Ihe services were held, Ihrcc ex-convicts from Oregon who admitted killing Ihc 33- year-old officer were arraigned on a firsl dc- small Sierra railroad town, representing the CUP, police and sheriffs' dcparlmcnls from Nevada to San Francisco. Family and friends swelled Ihe number of mourners lo well over 300. Al Ihe arraignment, the Ihrcc ex-cons--Robert M. Meatman 23; Robert L. Burns, 31; and Clifford It. Toycen Jr., 29-stood calmly handcuffed togeth cr as Nevada County Disl. Ally Harold A. Berliner read the murder charges lhat could send them to Ihe San Quentin gas chamber. Judicial Court Judge Verle Gray appointed county Public liminary hearing. Burns and Mcalman Carlson slopped (heir car once for speeding on snow-clogged U.S. 40 near Donner Summit. But he let the three go after wore|writing a citation. Later, after Sacramento jail garb, while Toycen still was dressed in Ihe civilian clothes he had on when arrested in a Truckec motel. Mealman previously confessed he shot Carlson Friday night during Ihc trio's wild drive learning their car had been slolcn, Carlson hailed the Ihrce again Defender Leo Todd lo rcpre- lacross , he gl from Sacra senl the three and ordered them rnen(o, where they held up a to re-appear Nov. 25 for a prc- bank for $14,646. Mealman later confessed "I blasted him across Ihc road." Oregon authorities 1 i s I e d Mealman as a transienl, while Burns originally came from Alameda, Calif., and Toycen from North Bend, Ore.