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Pottsville Republican from Pottsville, Pennsylvania • 28

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28 POTTSVILLE (PA.) REPUBLICAN MONDAY, MAY 1 4, 984 Rototiller hazards outlined Pol toe o)0ilftfj reached approximately 50 percent of the rototiller owners. The commission has received a report that during the past year at least one additional consumer has been injured by one of the tillers, receiving lacerations to his leg. Consumers with model numbers beginning with the numbers 917 can call the Roper toll-free hotline at 800-435-5117 to find out if they have one of the tillers and to get the free modification kit. Consumers may also get information from the CPSC toll-free hotline at 800-638-CPSC. The teletypewriter number for the hearing impaired is The U.S.

Consumer Product Safety Commission, Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Roper Corp. have announced new efforts to notify consumers of potential hazards associated with certain rototill-ers sold from 1963 to 1980. These tillers have a clutch locking button that allows the tiller to be locked in reverse. There have been more than 20 reports of injuries, the most severe occurring when tillers reportedly backed over users causing severe lacerations, fractures, or amputations to their legs.

Sears will place posters at various locations in its stores to inform custom ers of a modification kit to eliminate the clutch locking mechanism. The free kit is easy to install and is designed to allow the consumer to operate the tiller without excess hand fatigue. The Sears effort is aimed at reaching additional consumers who have not yet received word that the kit is available. Last year. Sears and Roper, the manufacturer of the tillers, undertook an extensive public notice effort that included paid advertisements in national magazines and various farm and garden publications.

A recall effectiveness study by the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimated this notice effort had With continuous reduction and enlarge ment trom b5o to 142o. Get precisely the image size you want1 The NP-155 takes you a step Items taken from car Stereo equipment was stolen from a locked car owned by Elizabeth Kan-kowski, Shenandoah, while it was parked in front of her home. Shenandoah police said they were notified of the theft at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Police said an AM-FM cassette stereo, a clock, brown tape case containing 25 tapes, an amplifier, and a flashlight were stolen from her car.

Two boys picked up Two boys ages 8 and 11 were apprehended by Shenandoah police at 9:30 p.m. Sunday for throwing rocks at school windows at White and Lloyd streets, Shenandoah. Police said one window was smashed. Police said the parents of the boys will be notified to pay for the damage. Found deal in caboose A Mount Carbon woman was found dead Saturday, state police at Pottsville said.

Troopers said that Deborah A. Spontak, 28, was found dead in a caboose in a railroad yard near Cressona. She had been reported missing Wednesday, police said. Driver charged City police said a Pottsville man was cited for failing to yeild while turning left after a two-vehicle collision last week at the Route 61 and Mill Creek Avenue intersection. No injuries were reported, but police said both vehicles, a pick-up truck and a car, sustained severe damage.

Police said the truck, driven by Vincent J. Luckus, 58, of Pottsville, made a left-hand turn from Route 61 onto Mill Creek Avenue at 6:44 p.m. on Thursday. The truck's turn cut off a car driven by Edward Young Wesnoski, 20, also of Pottsville, which was travelling south on Route 61, police said. Driver injured A Shenandoah man was treated at St.

Joseph's Hospital, Hazleton, following a one-car accident at 4:30 p.m. Sunday on Route 54 in William Penn, West Mahanoy Township. State police at Frackville said David P. Bosavage, 24, was traveling east on Route 54 at an excessive rate of speed and failed to negotiate a curve. Police said Bosavage's car traveled off the road onto the south berm, struck a utility pole arid a dirt embankment, and rolled over coming to rest on its roof blocking the road.

Police said the car was demolished. Bosavage was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital Satellite, Shenandoah, by Lost Creek ambulance and was transferred by Shenandoah ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital, Hazleton, where he was treated. State police were assisted at the scene by William Penn Fire Company, Mahanoy City Rescue Squad and West Mahanoy Township police.

Car scratched City police said vandals used sandpaper to scratch a car owned by Phyllis Focht, of Pottsville, between 1 p.m. Thursday and 11:21 a.m. Friday. The car was parked near the owner's residence in the 300 block of South Centre Street, police said. The car was scratched in various spots, police said.

Hurt in crash A 28-year-old Pottsville woman suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash in the 500 block of Main Street, city police said. Beverly A. Sullivan, 28, of Pottsville, was treated for injuries at Pottsville Hospital after her car and another driven by Dominick R. Caravan, 71, of MarLin, collided at 5:24 p.m. Thursday, city police said.

Caravan's car sustained light damage, and Sullivan's car sustained moderate damage, police said. beyond basic black with your choice UiZJ of black, brown or blue toner, thanks I to Canons easy-to-change Color Developer Units. Fifteen copies a minute, up to 11" 17" and great options like the ten-bin mini-sorter and automatic double cassette system, the NP-155 becomes the perfect economy mini-system. COMMUNICATE III COLOR. I CXOO DvEUf I SvSTfv G.

J. Cannon ear Company PLAIN PAPER nnpiFR A1.I IKE ZOO No. 2nd STREET POTTSVILLE, PA. 17901 LLLkL4 BiDifl PHONE 622-7347 Four hurt in crash An 18-year-old driver and three passengers were treated for injuries after their car failed to negotiate a turn at Edgewood and Yorktown roads, and struck a fire hydrant, city police said. The driver of the car, Anthony Ft.

Sylvester 18, of Minersville, was unable to complete the left-hand turn from Edgewood Road onto Yorktown Road because he was travelling at a high rate of speed, police said. The car crashed into the hydrant at 8:23 p.m. on Friday, police said. The driver and two Saint Clair passenger, Sharon Seiwell, 15, and Julio Sylvester, 16, were treated for minor injuries at Good Samaritan Hospital. Another passenger, 12-year-old Jennifer Edwards, of Saint Clair, suffered moderate injuries, and was admitted to the hospital for observation, police said.

She was discharged on Saturday, a hostipal spokesman said today. Pedestrian hospitalized A Shenandoah man was injured when he fell into the path of a van while walking along Route 54 in Mahanoy Township, just west of Mahanoy City at .10:05 p.m. Friday. Pedestrian Joseph Minkiewicz, 54," 'of 226 S. Main Shenandoah, was treated at St.

Joseph's Hospital Satellite and transferred to Pottsville Hospital where he was listed in fair condition this morning. State police at Frackville said a van operated by Stanley Andershonis, 21, of Frackville, was traveling west on Route 54 and Minkiewicz was walking west along the north berm when Minkiewicz fell into the path of the van as it passed by him. Warnings issued Frackville police warn it is illegal to discharge any type of firearm in the borough and anyone apprehended shooting any firearms including BB uns, rifles, etc. will be proscecuted. Car hits pole A Rock Glenn man escaped injury in a one-vehicle accident on Route 924, just south of Shenandoah in Mahanoy Township at 4 p.m.

Saturday. State police at Frackville said Walter F. Knyrim, 65, lost control of his vehicle on the wet road and it skidded off the road and struck a utility pole. His vehicle received moderate damage, police said. 41 complaints checked by city health officer Pottsville Health Officer William H.

Faust has issued the following activity report for April: Complaints received, 41 complaints investigated, inspections, 17; nuisances abated, 33; certificate of medical exam issued, 15 (chicken pox) carcasses removed, seven; paid for removing carcasses, $28; dog bites, five; cat bite, one; arrests, one. One person was arrested for the improper storage and disposal of garbage. Meeting Good Intent Hose Company, Llewellyn Good Intent Hose Company, Llewellyn, will meet at 8 o'clock this evening at the company. The meeting had been scheduled for earlier this month, but was postponed because of the tragedy on Sharp Mountain. Classmate sought Pottsville High School Class of 1939 is seeking the location of classmate Doris Knebel Leach for its class reunion.

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