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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - August 16, 1973, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Good Evening The best way for an overworked housewife to have a few minutes to herself at the end of the day is to start doing the The Progress Weather CLEAR AND MILD Forecast 6) 192 Our 60th Year August 16, 1973 Copy 15 Cents 16,154 Copies 28 PAGES TODAY News Highlight Dollar Hits Let Courts Decide in New Highs LONDON U.S. dollar hit new highs today on European foreign exchange Dealers attributed the latest rise to the improvement in the U.S. balance of payments and said President Nixon's Watergate speech apparently had little effect on the The dollar was quoted in London at to the up 1.85 cents from Wednesday's It opened in Frankfurt at 2.5080 up from 2.4600 at the closing It was the highest rate since the mark was revalued up on June 29, The dollar rate in was 3.0700 Swiss a rise from 3.0125, while in Paris the rate was 4.375 French a gain of seven The price of gold also The London morning fixing price was an higher than Wednesday's morning fixing and above the closing price Cites Watergate Effects WASHINGTON - President Nixon has conceded for the first time that the Watergate scandal is sapping confidence in his foreign both at home and But he said in his address to the American people Wednesday night that he will not let obsession with the past destroy our hopes for the Nixon stressed U.S. interests in Europe and Southeast He said he intends to press ahead with negotiations to limit U.S. and Soviet strategic nuclear weapons and to reduce American and Russian troop levels in To Probe Sun's Mysteries SPACE Houston - The Skylab 2 astronauts planned a record observation of the sun from their orbiting laboratory A total of 8V2 hours was set aside in the flight plan to probe mysteries of the sun with a assembly of eight Alan L. Dr. Owen K. Garriott and Jack R. each scheduled turns at the telescope But a solar was to dominate with a total of about seven No Sign of New Offensive PHNOM Cambodia - Small-scale fighting was reported today on three sides of Phnom But the Cambodian government said it could detect no sign of a new offensive shaping up against the city despite the U.S. bombing Col. Am chief spokesman for the Cambodian military said refugees from areas held by the insurgents reported they were still trying to make up heavy losses suffered in the final weeks of the American air are regrouping and and it could be one or two months before they are ready for a big he Most of Nation Fair By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fair weather spread over most of the nation today following a night of widely scattered rainfall and lightning which led to the death of one Oklahoma Thunderstorms were scattered from the central Plains and southern Plateau to the northern Mississippi Valley and along the Gulf Showers also dampened the northern and Middle Atlantic where fog restricted R. was swamped with more than 4 inches of rain during the past 24 basements were flooded Wednesday evening when 2.25 inches of rain poured into that measured 1.66 inches of rain about Lightning set fire to a mobile home at near and to a house near Tahlequah and felled a tree killing one Temperatures before dawn ranged from 50 at to 97 at Calif. Israel Sounds Warning JERUSALEM - Israel warned the world today that despite condemnation from the U.N. Security it will not let the rules of international law stand in the way of its hunt for Palestinian guerrilla will still get those that advocate the liquidation of Israel and those who continue to engage in Israel's chief of Lt. Gen. David said at a military is no way to get to them within international but we have the right of existence and the right of Feed Warehouse Destroyed Pa. of unknown origin apparently destroyed a feed warehouse here this morning and left this tiny Chester County borough socked in with The blaze at the Fisher and Son Feed Co. raged for three hours after being reported at shortly after 3 a fire official There were no initial reports of looks completely said Mrs. Ruth who's home is about a block from the Rustlers At Work W. Va. - Vigilante groups are springing up in an attempt to stop widespread livestock rustling across West and innocent people may be according to state Agriculture Commissioner Gus rustling and illegal slaughtering of livestock have caused the farmers to start taking justice into their own he said in a statement very much afraid that some innocent party might be hurt by these Held in Mass Murders - Seven Philadelphia men the here last WASHINGTON have been indicted in January of five children and two adult members of a Hanafi Moslem The 23-count indictment handed down Wednesday by a District of Columbia grand jury accused each of the seven with premeditated armed assault with intent to kill and armed Gunmen Halt Rail Traffic BELFAST - All rail traffic between Belfast and Dublin was halted today after 10 gunmen stopped a freight train on the line near Newry and put two milk churns in the engineer's The churns were thought to contain and British army demolition experts were the gunmen had WASHINGTON anew he was not involved in the Watergate President Nixon has appealed to the nation to let courts decide the guilt or innocence of individuals time has come to turn Watergate over to the courts where the questions of guilty or innocence Nixon time has come for the rest of us to get on with the urgent business of the Nixon accepted full responsibility for the actions the my the of his aides abuses occurred during administration and in campaign for my He also defended his decision not to turn over presidential tape recordings to the special Watergate prosecutor or Senate But he said the committee had failed to disclose I had any knowledge of the planning for the Watergate Nixon's nationwide television and radio speech and accompanying statement defended his efforts to learn the truth the facts of which the President he did not learn until March 21 this He concluded with a plea to stay so mired in Watergate that we fail to respond to challenges of surpassing importance to America and the Nixon's long-awaited statement did not offer rebuttal Watergate has not been my intention to attempt any such comprehensive and detailed Nixon Sen. Barry commented that the president's address not add anything to his other speeches that would tend to suspicion from But Goldwater said he supports the President in his appeal for Americans to recognize dangers to the country and the George chairman of the Republican National called the speech Lawrence Supervisors Plan Special Session on Zoning Regulations With the urging of Lawrence Township supervisors decided last night to hold a special meeting with the township planning commission for the purpose of moving ahead with zoning The action was touched off by remarks by William a resident of the Country Club Hills who noted that proposed ordinances were submitted to the supervisors in but no action He asked that the supervisors do something as soon as possible to adopt zoning in the Asbury W. Lee of the Concerned Citizens concurred with think zoning has got to be brought to a he He noted that the township is expanding and zoning is needed not only in the Country Club Hills area where he but in other He in the area around the Wolf Run Interchange where development is moving at a fast In addition to the zoning Optimism Replaces Concern Following Airport Hearing Roy president of Clark explained that he plans to drop the Pittsburgh service from University Park but continue trips to Washington and He pointed that if his company found it to operate flights from both it could become necessary to discontinue air service at the Penn State he said he has no such plans at this Mr. Clark said he did not think it would be an inconvenience for State College area residents to travel to Mid-State to board a flight and noted that landing facilities at Mid-State are more adequate with the recent installation of an instrument landing Perhaps the whole matter would not have come up if Clark had not termed Mid- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 By DAVE JOHNSTON Progress Staff Writer BELLEFONTE - At a public hearing with the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission the concern over a change in priority of Mid-State Airport and University Park Airport arose once But this time shoe was on the other In past conversations about the two it had been thought by Philipsburg area service Airport would be gradually phased out and shifted to University during yesterday's The Pennsylvania State University was told that it was its airport that could eventually be excluded from commercial air although present plans call for operations there to The hearing was to explain the procedures to be used if applications by Allegheny Airlines and Clark Aviation Corp. to replace larger aircraft with commuter planes at Mid-State are But that was not the main concern of Penn State Clark Aviation Corp. plans to operate six daily round trip flights to Pittsburgh from Mid-State while scheduling three round trips to Harrisburg and two to Merchants Plan Convention Sale PHILIPSBURG - The Philipsburg Aggressive Merchants Association is conducting a sidewalk sale Friday in honor of the 81st annual convention of the Central District The sale will last from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Stores participating The A and R Department Best Brown's Boot Drug Fabric and Alteration Hollis and Kephart Irwin Stationery The Little O'Brien's Jewelry and Grant Music Shugarts Shoes Silco Stores the Uniform Western Auto Associate Wolf Furniture and - Inside the Progress ' 111 Abby 1 ' Ml Classified Ads 22, 23, 24, 25 ' - - Fair 16, 17, 20, 25 Hints From Hospital 5 More Political Nows ' School silhouetted the sky are shown on 19 ono ot 11 hi ot aie a part of the carnival at Social Nows Grant City in conjunction with the Ulst State annual Control the D.C. Clark currently operates from University Park with daily flights to Harrisburg and Washington and one flight a week to Convention Opens In Philipsburg from 19 counties and 220 fire companies throughout Central Pennsylvania began arriving in Philipsburg today for the Central District Volunteer Convention which will continue through Today's activities at the 81st annual convention include registration from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Hope Fire The past presidents banquet will be held at 5 p.m. while the Board of Control meeting starts at 8 p.m. at the Elk's Registration Friday begins at 8 a.m. and continues until 6 p.m. The convention opening and memorial service is set for 10:30 a.m. at the Rowland Theatre and the annual business meeting begins at 1 also at the A banquet for the queen candidates is scheduled for 5 p.m. at the Elk's Club while the queen contest will be held at 7 p.m. at the Philipsburg Area High A comedy parade will get underway at 9 p.m. The convention carnival moves into its third day today with games and concessions continuing through Hope Fire Co. officials say a large crowd attended the carnival last Mr. Lee inquired concerning the status of a new subdivision Supervisor Walter Haversack said he agreed with the citizens that something be done about On his his Supervisors Francis Rumsky and Kenneth Graham agreed to personally call planning commission members and ask for a special have already submitted the new proposed subdivision ordinance to the planning commission for review - and we can ask them at this special meeting their opinion of Mr. Haversack Mr. Lee had noted that it is his understanding that the next step toward adoption of zoning regulations is a public hearing conducted by the think you need to get public reaction to he Supervisor Haversack was in complete He said public reaction at such a Please Turn to Page 1Q, Col. 4 Hearing Continued A court hearing on a petition to transfer Newburg Borough from the Purchase Line School District to the Harmony School District has been continued until September 19. The hearing was originally set for this morning but was continued at the request of the Harmony and very He said he is convinced the American people want the country freed the Watergate His Robert Strauss of the Democratic National said the President added nor subtracted anything from where we were before he went on the Nixon reaffirmed the stand his lawyers have taken in federal by releasing tape recordings made of conversations in his office and on his telephone confidentiality of the office of the President would always be is why I shall continue to oppose efforts which would set a precedent that would cripple all future presidents by inhibiting conversations between them and those they look to for he Sen. Daniel K. a member of the Senate said lie was disappointed with the statement and bothered by the President's remarks that the committee was absorbed in implicating believe the contrary to be Inouye have we as a panel or as individuals ever suggested that the President was aware of or involved in the Nixon deplored the abuses in the 1972 but said a few overzealous people should not be permitted tar the reputation of the millions of dedicated Americans who fought hard but clean for the candidates of their choice in 1972." He pledged to do all he could to ensure one of the results of Watergate a new level of political decency anti integrity in Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 Survey Shows Apathy To President's Talk Importance of Voting Stressed at Corn Boil HOUTZDALE - no such thing as an off - year State Rep. George Gekas of Dauphin told the crowd of 250 Republicans at the annual Moshannon Valley Corn Boil here last Rep. Gekas cited Clearfield County in he pointed a judgeship is at He also cited incidences from other areas and urged everyone to vote in every He also spoke of his work as vice chairman of the Law and Justice Committee in the House and its efforts to restore capital punishment for certain Guests present included James Clearfield County GOP county officials Cecil register and Elizabeth Archie Robert Kurtz state Congressman Albert Johnson and Rep. Austin M. Candidates in attendance were John K. Reilly seeking the county John Julia controller and Ronald By PAUL FREDERICK Special Assignment Writer President Nixon made an important speech on the Watergate affair last but apparently residents of Clearfield County Moshannon Valley weren't The Progress conducted a survey of area residents this and found that people paid considerably more attention to the Pirates or to the movies than to the President's pronouncements on the Watergate The survey was conducted by with 10 numbers being picked at random from the Clearfield 10 more from the Cur wens ville and five from The box score two of 10 watched the Curwensville - four of 10; and Philipsburg - two of It seems evident from this that most people were either unconcerned about the Colavecchi Opens law Office At Clearfield Joseph Colavecchi announced today the opening of his office for the general practice of law in the Market 2 East Market opposite the Clearfield Middle West Mr. who is a member of the American Bar Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Clearfield County Bar was admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in 1959. He was formerly executive vice - trust officer and director of the Clearfield Bank and Trust Company and most recently was vice-president of Southeast Everglades Bank of Fort Mr. Colavecchi and his the former Joan of Clearfield and their two sons and daughter live at 320 West Market speech and about the Watergate didn't know about the or were busy doing other Two men said they preferred to listen to the baseball an elderly couple went to church in the middle of the and several said they switched channels when they learned of the Of those that had seen the the score five believed two did not and one was reserving One person was amazingly emphatic in her support of the have all the confidence in the world in she if there was a he didn't know about Another said that he mentally compared the Nixon speech with the testimony given earlier in the Watergate hearings by John that the Nixon speech was more believable than the Dean the whole affair was still a bit of a mystery to He felt that the Nixon speech was not a and believed that the courts should eventually decide the whole think the investigation has gone on long he now it should be One erudite lady felt thai the press had blown the whole affair out of that all this was not nearly as important as it has been made out to She too watched the but still has not been able to reach a believe the President 100 per Please Turn to Page 10. Col. 7 will all week Saturday us their day then ci ile firemen are pointing to first a business meeting and Two Are Named Directors Of Historical Group Directors of the Clearfield County Historical Society last night elected two persons to fill unexpired terms on the board and set Oct. 25, as the date for the annual dinner Mrs. Dolores M. Howies and Robert Allison were elected to fill board vacancies created by the death of Joseph A. Dague and the resignation of Miss Lola M. McLaughlin of The Oct. 25 dinner meeting will be held in Trinity United Methodist Parish The meeting was in charge of William W. Reminder Given Hospital Visitors Clearfield Hospital officials today issued another reminder that children are not permitted in lounges of the patient They should instead wait in the first floor near the Snack Bar and Gilt and in the case of younger be accompanied by a responsible No children under 15 are allowed on any portion of the patient Children accompanying parents or relatives to the hospital during visiting must ai all times remain in the first floor 79
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