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Altamont enterprise and Albany County post. (Altamont, N.Y.) 1958-1983, August 15, 1958, Image 10

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«^.»<^«*yi*}W*fc*te^V*^^ \*'''-' ^C-JA^v-WV^V^''^''^ .'»i-.M«\ 5* : f* SECTION TWO -^ PAGE TWO *7f V-- THE ENTERPRISE, ALT^Qjfo,, N y., FRIPAV> AUg^j T 15 ' 1958 ALMOST ONE MILLION 4-H CLUB MEMBERS are aiming for safer living on high- ways and farms, in homes and communities. Their efforts are focused on the national 4-H Safety program directed by the Cooperative Exterwion Service and arranged by the National Committee on Boys and Girls Club Work. Farm boys and girls enrolled in the prograr\. — and their city cousins as well — can take their share of credit for helping to decrease traffic deaths last year. Proof that they're on the job is the record high enrollment reached in 1957 when 815,000 club members between the ages of 10 and 21 took part in some form of safety acti- vity according to the National Committee. And hard work does not go unrewarded. At the national level eight top ranking 4-H ers wiU receive $400 college scholarships and an all- expense trip to the National 4-H Club Congress in Chicago next December. The state winner also will attend the Congress with all-expenses paid, and it is estimated that nearly 4,000 youngsters will merit the county safety medaL All awards are provided by General Motors which has sup- ported the 4-H Safety program since 1944. By D. L. Alexanrfsr P ATROLMAN JERRY R^D stepped from the door- of th- restaurant and stopped ta glarku at the overcast sky, and thejJ^Jt his watch. The shadows of th» coming: night were STatherqng-^k and intermittent flashes o% ligM* ning in the western sky heralded the coming of an electric stofcjv He was late in reporting' 0 » duty and crossed the sidewalk and entered the pa- trol car. Danny Griffith his as- sistant, was listening 1 to the radio \Supermarket robbery at Belt brook,\ he said tersely. \Tw 0 thousand dollars taken.\ \Out of our district,\ Jerry JQ, marked as he started the motor; He turned on the lights and glanced at the restaurant window The reflection showed his red light on top of the car was w< \orking u I Best Wishes I IN MORNING, NOON OR NIGHT , WE WILL BE OPEN AS USUAL UNTIL LATE EVENING FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE The tires on the car squealed as the driver attempted to work the brakes. —-,, properly, and he backed from the curb and straightened the car. \Call in,\ he told Griffith, \and; tell them we are coming ini\ \O. K.,\ Griffith answered. The two had been tog-ether all day, and had exhausted their;? topics of conversation and re- • mained silent. The town was soon ''•\ left behind and Jerry increased 'i their speed. Farm houses began * to thin out to greater distances. The miles were passed swiftly... The headlights picked up objects.! in the far distance and quicklyjf brought them into close view. Thei'$' road was straight and vision only^; limited by distance. They encooun^l; tered very little trafBs. -m- ^m WW* .......... »J)^-ji/«/t/ WFOm fmkne \U\ Jet black. Thunderbird matic, power steering. engine. Fordo- '57 FORD 'T-8\ Cliib Sedan $1,995 Thunderbird Fordomatic, engine. Blue and white. '57 PLYMOUTH V-8 4-Door .$1,645 $1,695 Peacock blue and white. Fordomatic. Radio, heater, '55 FORD \V-8\ Convertible .$1,395 ^lack matic. and yellow. Radio, heater, Fordo- Blue flite. and white. Radio, heater, Power- '54 FORD \V-8\ Ranch Wagon.$845 Tan, Radio, heater. Look For The BONDED SEAL Of Approval on Our Cars IT MEANS . . . Added Protection for You for One Pull Year t— Ask Us About It — '55 CHEVROLET 210 2-Door.. $995 '53 BR0CKWAY 6-Cylinder. Standard. R. & H. $1,395 '54 LINCOLN Capri ,295 Hardtop. Full power. With 22-ft. Van Body. '51 FORD Walk-In .$795 '55 X 4-Door .$1,095 '54 INTERNATIONAL 24on ... $945 8-Cylind«r. R. & H. Automatic Drive, Cab and Chassis. Jerry's eyes picked ap ft of light far. down: the road, he watched, it i<By as it slowly became the headlights of an, adj viaiicin^ car,\ilt drew nearer ia^ he began speculating: on its speecT jf 1 ' At last he skid: \Car coming, Danny.\ Danny opened his eyesi \Nott- in' unexpected, is it 7\ \Don't know. It seems to be kt.; a hurry.\ Danny straightened in his seat and gazed at the approaching car. for a few moments. \Seems to lit speeding,\ he observed. \Think we'd better stop them J? ! Jerry asked. \J£ you think we'd better.\ \S'funny they don't slow down when they cant help but see our red light.\ \That's right. Let's stop them*. The oncoming car was closing- the gap between them very rap idly. Jerry threw the clutch out and applied the brakes. At that moment streaks of flame burst, from the approaching car ana bullets splattered through the windshield of the patrol car. Both officers fell to the floor boards. The car, out of control, slewed cross the road to the left threatened to topple over and then stopped, completely blocking thf roai The tires on the other c»r squealed as the driver attempted' to work the brakes, but itjpg; too late. There was a crash, and' it plowed into the patrol car, Jerry and fSanny scrambled «j£ guns in hand. Blood was streaft> ing from a cut on Danny's head, threatening to engulf his eyeSrBe 4 : wiped it away with his sleeve ana? saw a figure leap from the other* car. \Stop he called. The 'maV continued to run and Danny's <»iaf spat fire. The other threw .'fig' hands up and sank t o the ground/\.' Jerry turned his flashlight ifa? Another man, evidently the driver , was laying in a door, which ha| been forced open. A glance showed - he was dead* Two other men weri cowering in the back seat. They crawled out of the car**. Jerry's command and lifted tfaL\' hands in surrender. Danny quickly' took their guns and handcuffed them. He then searched the '&&•' \It's them,\ he announce?. \They're the supermarket banfflti and their take is in the car.\ \Good. Call headquarters and have them send relief and an'toi, bulance.\ He turned to one of i& bandits. \Whatrs the reason w didn't slow down When you ^ orar red light'?* .'™ *We thought you were part;^ to the r »*« from the Albany County Wmm P c r a 11 c Committee SOIOiNEGTAPY'S ONLY FOBD DEALER 1044-46 S1WTE SItEET TEL. DI 6-3433 OPEN TONIGHT the rood block they've thrown ui& : \I see. Well we'\\ —\-- \- - > your little game.' Well we've really block*!* Deciding where to build is on** the most important decisions'^ farnily makes. 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