Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania on December 20, 1997 · Page 14
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Indiana Gazette from Indiana, Pennsylvania · Page 14

Indiana, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, December 20, 1997
Page 14
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Pope 12 CHIEF TOMMY HAWK Chief Tommy Hawk says the annual fall foliage coloration is well on its way to Pennsylvania. His photographs from New England show spectacular displays of color. NATIONAL WEATHER The Accu-WeaUwx*''forecast for 8 A.M., Saturday, October 8 PROMTS: CoW Warm Stationary (SHOWERS^ WEATHER PUNXSUTAWNEY • 54O2pc Cloud cover prevented a widespread hard frost last night, but we will probably not be spared tonight, so precautions should again be taken. Tomorrow will feature 5-0 hours of sunshine, with light winds. FIVE DAY FORECAST D Tonight: Mainly clear and cold, with frost. Low 31. D Tomorrow: A mixture of clouds and sunshine. High 54, low 33. D Sunday: Partial sunshine. High 54, low 33. D Monday: Mostly sunny. High 58, low 33. D Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High 62, low 37. j"»••",; •" * ' ' <• u "; i -I REGIONAL, WEATHER MAPI ON CENTER JHCOpc ELDERTON • 5503PC CLYMER 54J33pc INDIANA 5403pc * HOMERCITY • 55f33pc CLEVELAND 57O9c BLAIRSVILLE PITTSBURGH 56f34pc HARRISBURG 58/34pc WHEELING, WV 56«3pc 56G2pc MORGANTOWN.WV saospc HAGERSTOWN.MD Weather Conditions For10W88 ©1988Accu-Weather, Inc. pc = parity cloudy 53l32pc/« BARNESBORO IJI^dUEtf S FORECAST j CITY YSTOAY TODAY SAT SUM Charletton.SC 73/52pc 68/461 66/50> 70/5 2pc Chicago 55/30pc 59/38« B6/44po 66/46pc --CTTV YSTDAY TODAY SAT SUN Ctevslantt S5/45o 54/38pc 57/39e 62/«po !.~MbiM|U*rqu* 7*S4e 76«Zpc 74/50pc 74/54pc Dalta 77/53pc 72/«pc 74/56pc 76/S4pe ~-tntttong9, ;. 3S/33«n 39/28pc 41/2Spc 39/26pc Dcnvaf 61/42ah 65/45pc 73/42pc 7 5/44 & ^Mtanta 67/49pe 66/«» 6B/44pc 66/46pc De*Molr»» 57/33C 60/44. 67/43pc 69ttOpc ~ BMtan 59/44C 54/39pc 52/39c 54/37pc Dtfroll 53/33pc 55/35B SSMDpc 60/393 •utWo 52/4ZC 52/34pc 53/36pc 5S/38pc Indianapolis 60/37« 59/358 61/383 63/44pc CITY Lav Vegas LoiAngefos Mlwnt 86/69c 87/57* 87/57pc 09/GOa Phownlx ... 73/63pc 75. ; 62pc 75/62pc 78/64pc Pftttburgh . . . 88/75pc fl*74pc M^4pc B6^$pc Portl«r«l» ME . . . . YS TDA Y TODAY SAT SUN . . . . 53/36C SS/32* 56/34pC 5tt38pc .... 5T/40«h 52/3.3* 5Z^«pc 48/36C . . . . W/SOpC 74/53pc 7ft/S2» TOSO* 71/53C 7S/Mpc 75/64pc 77/84pc ,. . . 60/54C 64/54pc S&'Mpc 7ft'54pc 6ZS1c 63/SOc 68/SOc 67/52pc 52/36C 55/34pc 54/34pc 54/34pc -,„ 61/43pc 59/44pc 57/44pc 154/*4» Inmate's request for clemency denied .HARRISBURG (AP) —Amurder- er's request for clemency has stirred painful, bitter memories for the friends and relatives of a teenage girl brutally raped and slain 18 years ago in Pittsburgh. - The state Board of Pardons, in private deliberations Thursday, decided against clemency for Williams Mines, 33, of Pittsburgh, who was convicted in the murder of 17-year- old Eileen Taylor in April 1970, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported in today's editions. The board's decision, which followed a public hearing, will be announced officially next week, the newspaper said. Lt. Gov. Mark Singel, who serves as chairman of the board, declined to discuss the board's private deliberations, but the Post-Gazette said another official connected with the board confirmed the decision to deny the request. David Bayne, the secretary of the board, declined to comment on the Post-Gazette's report. Monsignor Charles Owens Rice, an activist priest from Pittsburgh, spoke on Hines' behalf during a public hearing, telling the board the convict is sorry for his crime and has reformed during his prison term. But Allegheny County Deputy District Attorney Robert Eberhardt said Hines' record of misconduct in prison proves he is not ready to be released. Since published reports of Hines' request for commutation of his life sentence, Eberhardt said he has received numerous letters from friends and family of the murdered schoolgirl asking that the clemency request be denied. He said Miss Taylor's classmates, who were 17 or 18 at the time of her death, are "reliving this whole event again." "In my view, the cotumunity is not ready for William Hines. And they may not be ready in two years," he said. Rice said Hines, who was 15 at the time of the crime, has progressed since entering prison as a "teen-age wino" and gang member. "The crime was brutal. A young woman was slain, she was mutilated, she was raped," he said. "But he (Hines) was a wild street kid ... and you have to remember that the '70s was a time of frenzy, particularly in the black community. People were LIFE INSURANCE . LOW COST INSURANCE Wilfred E. Helwig Insurance Agency 465-5514 seething with anger and rage over past injustices." Published reports indicate the schoolgirl's almost nude body was found covered with more than 100 stab wounds, apparently from beer can pop-top rings similar to those worn by members of Hines' gang. Her head had also been smashed by a rock. Rice said he was not asking that Hines be pardoned, but that his sen- tence be changed from life to 20 years to life. With that arrangement, Hines could be freed under strict probationary rules within a few years, he added. Eberhardt argued that Miss Tay- lor's "torture" is so heinous that Hines should not be freed. "Eileen was a true bridge between the white and black communities," he said. "She had no fear of walking through a black community, Her friends looked up to her as a true advocate and bridge." Hines' age at the time of the crime and the time he has served do not necessarily make him a candidate for commutation, Eberhardt said. NOTICE! Your Final 1988 Christmas Club Payment Is Due Sat., Oct. 22 1989 CHRISTMAS CLUBS OPEN MONDAY OCT. 31 1988 CHRISTMAS CLUB CHECKS WILL BE MAILED FRIDAY, OCT. 28 The MarionCenter NationalBank Phone 397-5502 • Marion Center, Pa. Phone 254-4315 • Clymer, Pa. Your friendly, independent community bonk. MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 201 E. Main Street Ligonier, PA 15658 Reservations Suggested Telephone 412-238-8550 Elegant Dining Returns To The Valley On behalf of Don Cameron, the staff, and myself, am pleased to announce to our friends in Indiana that Ivy Manor Inn has opened as a full service restaurant on September 14, 1988. We offer an extensive menu in classic American Continental Cuisine for the discriminating diner. This is your invitation to dine with us in an elegant, yet comfortable atmosphere, that caters to your individual tastes. We are certain that you will find the scenic drive through the autumn foilage relaxing and The Ivy Manor Inn a memorable and rewarding experience. R. Wayne Rairigh Donald R. Cameron, Manager Sunday: Brunch 1 1 A.M.-2:3O P.M. Tuesday -Saturday Lunch: 1 1 :30 A.M.-2:30 P.M. (sit-down, with selected breakfast menu) Tuesday-Thursday Dinner: 5:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. Dinner: 5:00 P.M.-9:OO P.M. Friday & Saturday Dinner: 5:00 P.M.-10:00 P.M.

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