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   Progress, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               A neurotic is a person in a clash by himself. THE PROGRESS Rtodtr'f Tip Shafcr and governorship in "Viewing Harrisburg" on Page 4. Vol. 60 No. Curwtnivllle, Philipsburg, Moshonnon Valley, PAGES TODAY Viet Nam Talks Begin Rusk To Assure Southern Leaders Of LBJ's Efforts By THOMAS A. REEDY SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Secretary of State Dean Rusk launched, a whirlwind round of talks with South Viet Nam's top leaders today, re- portedly to assure them Presi- dent Johnson's peace efforts will not undercut the Saigon re- gime. Rusk, accompanied by special presidential envoy W. Averell Harriman, met briefly with Chief of State Lt. Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu and then talked for an hour with Premier Nguyen Cao Ky and Foreign Minister Iran Van Do. "We had very interesting talks. We are going to see each other again Rusk told newsmen, apparently referring to his dinner engagement with Ky. He declined to say what sub- jects were discussed at the meetings, but diplomatic sources said he came here to tell Ky that Johnson's diplo- matic moves on ending the war in Viet Nam would not pull the rug from under Ky's regime. Husk also met with U.S. Am- bassador Henry Cabot Lodge and other American officials. Ky, in a speech at the closing ceremony of the second Armed Forces' Day congress warned that whatever peace moves are generated, "no other nation is qualified and able to decide our destiny, independently of our own will." He praised the current peace offensive with a special word for Pope Paul VI, but warned all would-be peace makers to beware of making any deals without his government's sanc- tions. "We have accepted and are grateful for the moral and ma- terial, military and economic assistance .from the friendly he said. "But never can we tolerate any interference harmful to our nation's sover- eignty or any decision at vari- Turn to Page 3, Col. 5 uiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiug News From Around The World 35 ____ Army Takes I Nigeria Control I By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS S COTONOU, Dahomey A broadcast by Lagos E radio today said the army has taken power in Nigeria "to bring an end to gangsterism and disorder." The E proclamation was read on the radio by a high ranking 5 officer whose name could not be made out. In a calm E voice, he said an end must be brought to despotism 5 and corruption in Nigeria. _ Seven Persons Killed in Illinois Fire JACKSONVILLE, 111, Seven persons, including a mother and her four children, perished early today 5 in a fire which swept a rooming house in the down- town district. s: S. Viet Troops Break Police Barrier SAIGON, South Viet Nam Thirty truckloads of S South Vietnamese troops, and four armored troop car- E 5 riers broke through a police checkpoint on the south- i era edge of Saigon tonight and refused to stop, in- E formants reported. U. S. sources said that if the re- i port is true the maneuver may signify a power play jj by Vietnamese generals timed to the visit of Secre- tary of State Dean Rusk and Ambassador W. Averell 5 E Harriman. i fm Four U. S. Airmen Survive Crash 1 ATHENS, Greece Four survivors were'found 5 at the wreckage of a U. S. Air Force plane Ej 5 that crashed on a Greek mountain with 10 men Sj aboard. The other six were killed. s 1 Prominent American Doctor Dies ROCHESTER, Minn. Dr. Roger L. J. Kennedy, rj 68, prominent former Mayo Clinic physician and form- E E er president of the American Pediatrics Society, died Ej Friday after suffering a stroke. Dr. Kennedy, who 1 ES served as head of the section on pediatrics, was on the Mayo staff from 1926 to 1961. i UMW Fails To Select Vice President E WASHINGTON The executive board of the United Mine Workers union has failed for the fourth 5 straight day to select a new vice president. The board has been meeting in Washington this week, and S each day it was expected to make a decision. nlllllllliiiiiilllllllllillilllllliliilllllllllluiiilllUlUliliiillllllUHHilllllllr: Over Council Seat... Escapes With About Masked Man Holds Up Clearfield Budget Plan Aii gunman, described as cool, calm and col- lected held up the Budget Plan office at Clearfield late Friday afternoon and fled with about in cash. Mrs, Pauline D. Dixon of-Wal- laceton, the only employe of the firm on duty at the time, lold investigating officers the gun- man walked into the loan office at 202 N. Third St. alone at about o'clock. She said he was. wearing a knitted ski-type mask pulled over his face' and walked over to her and said: "Give me all of your money." Then he dis- played a revolver and Mrs. Dix- on went to the cash drawer and gave him all of the money in the drawer. The bandit took the money, left the office and started walk- ing toward North Second Street on East'Pine Street. That was the last Mrs. Dixon saw of'the holdup man. Policemen were called to the' scene immediately and state po- lice put up road blocks at Punxsutawney, Philipsburg and DuBois but to no avail. Officers reported the man they are looking for is a dark complcxioned white male Ameri- can, about 30 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, of slender build, weighing 150-160 pounds and with dark, deep-set eyes. At the time of the holdup, the suspect was wearing a dark colored, all-weather coat, dark wash-wear trousers that were in need of a press and oxford- type shoes. A man fitting the description of the holdup man was seen loitering in the area of the loan company at about 5 o'clock. Persons near the office told po- lice they noticed a man wear- ing a dark blue, sock-type cap. Clearfield Borough Patrolman Richard Shaffer and State Po- lice Troopsr Edward Jezewski are heading the investigation and anyone with any informa- tion has been asked to call the borough police at 765-7881 or the state police at 765-3111. The loan company, with par- ent offices at Huntingdon, is managed by Ronald M. Mc- Glaughlin of Clearfield R. D. 2. The armed robbery was the second in a year at Clearfield. In January 1965, Bob's Distrib- uting at 313 Spruce St. was held up with that holdup man later apprehended and sentenced to a term in jail. Three Burned Out... Fire Guts Home At Curwensville CURWENSVILLE A Curwensville grandmother and her grandson and his wife were left homeless last night when fire gutted their two-story home at 423 George St. There was no one home at the time fire was discovered in the Mrs. Viola Garman home by her son, Paul. At the time, Mrs. Garman was visiting her sister, Miss Alice Weis who is a patient in the Clearfieid Hospital. The Curwensville firemen were summoned by telephone fat a neighbor's home, but the dense smoke in the house hampered them in their ef- forts to battle the stubborn blaze. By the time they ar- rived, the fire had gained such headway that their booster lines were of little Italian Premier Expected To Press Peace By BENNET M, BOLTON ROME (AP) Italian Pre- mier Aldo Moro, bolstered by a confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies, was expected lo press ahead today with efforts to help end the Viet Nam war. Moro won the vote by 325 to 154, well above the 240 votes needed. He closed the two-day debate with a speech supporting President Johnson's diplomatic offensive to get Viet Nam peace talks started. "We have encouraged the American government above all in that vigorous and sincere peace initiative which began with the Christmas truce and the indefinite suspension of bombing in North Viet Moro said. The premier added that, in "this particularly decisive mo- ment" of the Viet Nam crisis, Italy was trying to help on three peace fronts: Recommending to its allies and friends patience and a will to negotiate. Asking non-allied nations to be "helpful mediators." Suggesting to Communist countries that they show inter- Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 8 Chester Hill Election Decision Is Overturned Judge John A. Cherry has ruled that Hazel C. Taylor is the winner of a Chester Hill borough council seat that -the Clearfield County Board of op-" ponent, George S. Wilcox. Wilcox, a Democrat, received 115 votes in the Novem- ber General Election. Mrs. Taylor received 101 votes on the Republican ballot and 54 the Democratic one. Key Workers Warned for County March of Dimes The County Board of Elections refused, however, to cumulate Mrs. Taylor's votes, on the basis that she had appeared on the ballots under two different names. The Republican ballot carried her name as "Hazel C- Taylor" and the Democratic ticket as "Hazel Taylor." The Board of Elections based its stand on the section of the Election Code that states that "no candidae for public office at any November election whose name, for any reason, is, print- ed more than once for the same office on any ballot at any gen- eral election, shall be entitled to have cumulated, either by election officers, the county board, or any court, the votes after such different names. Mrs. Taylor appealed to the courts the decision of the Board of Elections which certified her opponent, Mr. Wilcox as winner of the council seat. In the decision upholding Mrs. Taylor's claim, Judge Cherry said he did not find that Mrs. Taylor's could be considered to have appeared in a "different fashion or manner under the circumstances of the case." He noted that her name had been listed as "Hazel C. Tay- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday. Few very light mow flurries and colder tonight. Continuned cold Sunday. Low tonight 12- 24. Sunrise: Sunset: Cfoarfitld Friday 7 p. m. 5.80 feet Today 7 a. m, 5.80 feet Friday low 25; High 28. Overnight low 26. Precipitation: .01 inches. Mid-State Airport Friday low 22; High 28. Overnight low 24. Bloodmobile Visit Slated Monday At Clearfield The day is Monday, Jan. 17 time, 12 to 6 p.m. place West Side Methodist Church. Occasion Red Cross Blood- mobile visit. All prospective donors are invited. Monday's visit is being spon- sored by the John Lewis Shade American Legion Post and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 6. Members of both organiza. tions have been recruiting don ors in an effort to obtain 12E pints of blood at this first visit of 1966. Walk-in donors will be wel- come any time during the 12 to 6 o'clock visit, Red Cross officials added. The demand for blood con tinues to be high, both in the Clearfield Hospital and for Clearfield area patients in out of-area hospitals, they continued AH blood must come from vol unteer donors at Bloodmobile visits such as Monday's. The two sponsoring group: are certain residents of Clear field will reply to the appeal fo help in reaching the quota. Supporters Of Rights Leader Battle Police ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) Fer- vent supporters of a pacifist civil rights leader denied a seat in the Georgia Legislature bat- tled police Friday, swinging picket signs, pocketbooks and umbrellas. But the next move was uncer- tain in support of Rep.-elect Julian Bond, a 26-year-olri Ne- ;ro kept from taking Clearfield County March of Dimes Chairman Austin M. Harrier of LeContes Mills today nnounced the appointments of everal key workers in the 1966 itarch of Dimes being conduct- d throughout the month of Jan- uary. Mrs. Donna Daisher, M r s. .eonard Hudson and Mrs. Wil- iam Dunsmore, all of Clear- ield, will head the Mothers ilarch to be conducted Jan. 27. The Mothers March will be lie only door-to-door solicita- ion made at Clearfield. It is he greatest single source of revenue for the March of Dimes n the area. Mrs. Valeria Odrosky and VIrs. Christina Duckett, also 30th of Clearfield, are in charge if the mailing campaign, Mr. Harrier reported. In this phase of the fund rais- ng drive March of Dimes en- velopes, in which contributions nay be placed, are mailed to lundreds of potential contrib- utors who might not be con- tacted otherwise. The envelopes were address- ed by members of the Clear- Penn Chapter of the National Secretaries Association under .he direction of the chapter aresident, Mrs. Cecilia Wil- liams. Mr. Harrier emphasized the importance of this mailer cam- the present session because of his anti-Viet Nam stand. About marchers rallied at the state Capitol Friday to demand that Bond, an officer of the Student Nonviolent Coordi- nating Committee, be sworn in. The rally, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., erupted into violence when about 50 demon- strators suddenly rushed state patrolmen and pummeled them with signs, pocketbooks and um- brellas. Afterward, James Forman, SNCC executive secretary, said a rally would be held at City value which meant they had to lay larger lines from two hydrants more than a half block away. The firemen stayed on the scene for more than three and a half hours after they were summoned at o'clock. The blaze was believed to have been started from an overheated fur- nace. Mrs. Garman made her home with her grandson. James Bloom and his wife. Officials estimate the loss Hall today, spokesman but another SNCC said Friday night plans for the rally were'uncer- tain. In a related development, U.S. Dist. Judge Lewis R. Mor- gan ruled Friday Bond's case challenging the General Assem- bly's action would be heard by a three-judge panel. The federal suit, however, apparently will not come before the middle of next week. Mor- gan said that state officials are legally allowed five days to file a reply before a hearing can be held. Bond, an Atlanta Democrat, was refused his seat Monday because he endorsed a SNCC statement calling U.S. involve- Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Officers, Directors Elected at Meetings Of Houtzdale Bank HOUTZDALE Officers and directors of the Houtzdale Bank were elected at meetings held in the bank Wednesday. At a shareholders' meeting five men were elected as direc- tors. They are W. Charles Arn- old, Clark Gould, Alfons H. Letzler, J. Howard Smith and Simon Sahlaney. At a reorganization meeting of the board the following of- ficers were elected: Mr. Arnold, president; Mr. Gould, vice presi- dent; and George W. Hamer; cashier and secretary. Appointed as assistant cash- iers were William C. Arnold, Norman G. Bloom and Miss Josephine Kelley. Cambria Democrats Back Leader For Gubernatorial Bid EBENSBURG, Pa. Cambria County Democratic or- ganization has endorsed former Gov. George M. Leader for the party's gubernatorial nomina- tion in 1966. The action came as little sur- prise since John R. Torquato, Democratic county chairman, had announced earlier his sup- port for Leader, who has said he is not interested in running. The announcement came Fri day, just hours after state Sen Robert P. Casey announced hi? candidacy. Casey said he spoke to Leader and received the im pression that the former govcr nor had no intention of running Inside The Progress Youth Page 2 Hospital Columns 4 Church News 5 Sports fi, 7 Classified Ads 8, 9 World's Week 9 Obituaries 30 Comics J' Hints From Hcloisc 12 Social News J2 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Airliner Crashes Vecrr Colombia; 51 Dead, Missing BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) I DC4 commercial airliner with 1 persons aboard crashed Fri- ay night into shark-infested vaters of the coast of Colom- ia.-Unofficial sources said 51 ersons were dead or missing. The propeller plane broke in wo and its roar section sank in eavy seas about five minutes fter taking off from the Carib- iean port of Cartagena for a 20- minute flight to Barranquilla. A Cartagena hospital said six )odies were recovered. Eight urvivora were treated for mi- lor injuries, the hospital added. Frogmen from the Cartagena laval base vainly tried to res- ue an estimated 40 passengers rapped in the rear section of he plane. About 50 Colombian navy joats, 20 fishing vessels and a U.S. amphibious plane joined he search but rescue efforts vere suspended early today due o the rough seas and the dan- ;er from sharks. The Avianca airliner carried a crew of five. Most of the pas- sengers were Colombian, au- horities said. It was not immediately known what caused the crash. ELTRACorp. Buys 87% Of NARCO Stock CLEVELAND, Ohio (Special) J. A. Keller, president of ELTRA Corporation and W. R. Ramsay, president of North American Refractories Company today an- nounced that at the conclusion of ELTRA's offer to purchase outstanding stock of NARCO on Jan. 11, ELTRA owned shares or 87 per cent of the outstanding shares of NARCO. ELTRA invited offers for the sale -of NARCO's stock on Dec.- 10, 1965 at a price of per share. Mr. Keller stated that the results of NARCO's operations would be included in the con- solidated financial statements of ELTRA .as is done with all its majority and wholly owned subsidiaries but that NARCO would continue to exist and operate an independent cor- poration. He said that ELTRA does not plan to recommend any changes in the manage- ment or operating policies of NARCO. NARCO, which has its head- quarters' at'Gteveland, is a pro- ducer ot fire brick and various other types of refractories at its eight manufacturing loca- tions throughout the country. They include a manufacturing plant and research center at Curwensville, Pa. Mr. Ramsay stated that in his opinion the new close asso- ciation with ELTRA will prove to be in the best interests of NARCO in the future both from a financial and operating point of view. ELTRA Corporation has its headquarters at Brooklyn, N.Y., and ranked 246th among the 500 largest United States nidus- Retired Clearfield Pastor Injured By Runaway Auto A runaway car ran up on a sidewalk in Ciearfield's business district yesterday afternoon, struck and injured one pedestrian and caused sevreal others to scatter for safety before it finally came to a stop about, a block away. The injured pedestrian, 90-year-old Dr. A. H. Owens, a retired Baptist minister who resides at 105 North Second St., is listed in fair condition at the Clearfield Hospital. He is suffering from a head injury, a severe bruise above the right eye, possible back injuries and bruises over most of body. Karthaus Soldier Is Helicopter Crew Chief In South Viet Nam AN KHE, South Viet Sgt. Robert J. Alexander of Karthaus arrived in South Viet Nam Dec. 31 and is serving with the 1st Calvary Division (Air Mobile) at An Khe where he is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery (Aerial The 22-year-old sergeant is a crew chief on an armed rocket helicopter. He completed basic training Nov. 22, i960, at Ft. Knox, Ky., and was last assign- ed to the Department of Tac- tics, Armelement Sect. (Avia- tion Center) at Ft. Ruckcr, Ala. He attended West Branch Area High School and complet- ed requirements a diploma in 1963 under an Army pro- gram. Sgt.. Alexander is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Alexander of Karthaus. His wife, Helga, re- sides at Lansc. trial firms last year. Its other divisions include Mergenthaler Linotype Co., the Prestolite Co., Stanley G. Flagg Co., C. D. Batteries, Marhalltown Mfg. Inc., and the Equilease Co. CoafporfSergeant f n Roufe To Duty in Viet Nam COALPORT A. U. S._Air Force staff sergeant from Coal- port will leave California Sun- day for duty in South Viet Nam. Sgt. Melvin S. Peno had a chance to spend some time with his family and friends here be- fore leaving Altoona Wednesday for a trip to Pittsburgh and then a flight to California. He and his wife, Marcella, and their son, Michael, and daughter, Michelle, spent a week with his mother, Mrs. D. M. Pcno, and his brothers and sister, and with his wife's moth- er, Mrs. Michael Belgin, at Coalport. Sgt. Pcno is a veteran of 19 years service. He spent 10 years with the Marine Corps but after six months as a civil- ian he re-enlisted, this time in LBJ, Lindsay Disagree On Settlement By JERRY BUCK NEW YORK (AP) Over the roar of New York's transit sys- tem, volleys of subway sharp- shooting' fly between Washing- ton and City Hall. President Johnson Thursday attacked the settlement the 12-day bus and subway strike as inflationary. He said the terms exceeded the government's 3.2 per cent guideline on wages and prices. Republican Mayor John V. Lindsay suggested that Johnson "was not as familiar with all the facts of this case as was Wirtz." He was referring to W. Wil- lard Wirtz, secretary of labor, who fired off a telegram to Lindsay Friday night saying Johnson's statement reflects the facts in this case as I know them." He added: "Your recollection and your arithmetic are wrong. The settlement may have been Hospital attendants said he is scheduled to undergo X-ray examination today to determine the full extent of his injuries. The driver of the car, 17-year- old James Hall of 1617 Daisy St., told police he was traveling south on Second street near Lo- cust street when he saw a truck ahead of him stopping. He applied the brakes on his 1958 sedan but found they would not work. He pulled into the left lane of traffic when he no- ticed an oncoming car so he jumped the curb and went onto the sidewalk to avoid a collision. The car went up on the side- walk in front of the YMCA and continued on in-front of the Courthouse Annex, the Clear- field Trust Company, and the main Courthouse and then re- enitered the street at the inter- section of Market and Second streets and continued on North Second street to the Sherwin- necessary to relieve the city from unconscionable bondage. But it was unquestionably out- side the stabilization policies." A spokesman for the mayor said Lindsay had not received the telegram and would have no comment on it until he did. The transportation crisis end- ed before dawn Thursday when the Transit Authority and the striking unions agreed on a set- tlement estimated at between S52 and million over two years. Government economists figure the wage increase in the package at 4.5 to 4.6 per cent a year, in excess of the 3.2 per cent guidelines. These guide- posts the observance of which is voluntary reflect govern- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Clearfield Firm Seeks State College Routes The Public Utility Commis- sion has set Jan. 19 as the date for a hearing in the Centre County Courthouse at Bellefonte on a proposed bus service for the borough of State College. The hearing, scheduled for 10 a. m., concerns a charter ap- plication filed by the Fullington Auto Bus Company at Clear- field. The company has asked for the right to transport on a reg- ular schedule persons and their baggage in buses between points at State College over three routes. It also seeks the right to render shuttle and through service. Philipsburg, DuBois Servicemen With U. S. Combat Forces CAMP SCHWAB. Okinawa Marine Cpl. Roy J. Fleck Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy J. Fleck Sr. of 722 Spruce St., Philipsburg, Pa., has arrived here for a rest period following service in Viet Nam. He is assigned to the Second Battalion, Third Regiment, Third Marine Division which was part of the U. S. fighting force in Viet Nam prior to its arrival on Okinawa. Although the regiment's re- turn to Okinawa serves as a rest period, the most important reason is for retraining and perfection of combat tech- niques. Okinawa offers similar fighting terrain to that Viet Nam and the regiment parti- cipates in amphibious landings and counter guerrilla warfare on the beaches and in the dense jungle growth. Meanwhile a Clearfield Coun- tian, Marine Lt. Thomas P. Kelly, son of Mrs. Mary C. Kelly of 538 Locust St., DuBois, was temporarily appointed to his present rank while serving as a member of Marine Air- Events Planned for Observance Of Jaycee Week Jaycee Week, set aside for the anniversary of the founding of the Jaycees, starts Sunday at Clearfield, and Mayor Edward A. Clark has officially proclaim- ed its observance here, Kenneth R. Long, president of the Area Jaycees, announced today. Keith Garman, chairman, said the week will run until Satur- day, Jan. 22, and will feature a Bosses' Night Dinner Wednes- day at p. m. in the'New Dimeling Hotel. In addition, Melvin Lingle, membership chairman, has announced plans for a concentrated drive to boost the membership rolls to 150. Present members, number- ing 106, have been divided into two teams and the team obtain- ing the most members will be entertained, free of charge, at a party. But the big prize, courtesy of Bob Dotts of Dotts Motors, will be a dinner at Erculiani's Res- taurant for the three Jaycees who sign up the most members, Pkase Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. i Sell Anything? Well... Almost Got more than you can handle in your house? Want to get rid of a few things? Sorry, lady, you can't sell your husband or your children but you can offer extra dogs, cats, fur- niture practically any- thing. Take some advice from this party. They had puppies for sale and used a Progress Classified Ad to make the sales. COLLIE PUPPIES: 6 weeks old, Phone Philipsburg 342-4826. To Buy, Sell, Rent, Trade, Use The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clearfield 7R5-55M Or Your Nearest Progress Office. JEWS PA PER I IN SPA PERI   

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