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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - February 4, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle Many a girl would be better liked if she weren't .so gosh darned popular. mm Reader's Tip 'A Dream Realized' is tonight's editorial topic. Turn to Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 29 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,    Friday, February 4, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Soviet Moon Pioneer Sends Pictures Could Be Worst Single Craft Disaster... 733 on Downed Plane By EUGENE LEVIN TOKYO (AP) - A Japanese airliner with 133 persons crashed into Tokyo Bay Friday night in what could be the world's worst aviation disaster involving a single plane. An airline spokesman, reporting the recovery of three bodies, said there was no sign of survivors. All-Nippon Airways (ANA), operators of  the  three-engine Boeing 727, announced two rescue boats picked up the bodies and established that the plane had crashed into the bay. Until then there had been hope the plane might have escaped disaster. It had been listed as missing for more than five hours. All aboard the plane were Japanese. Shortly after midnight, five hours after the big jet vanished, a Japanese lighthouse ship reported spotting an airplane seat, a body and a book of life-saving instructions. A Japanese defense forces patrol boat sent word it had recovered part of a jet airliner wing. The debris was reported six to eight miles from Tokyo International Airport, which is on the edge of the bay just south of the main part of Tokyo. Villagers on the shore and a pilot of another plane reported seeing "a pillar of fire" rising from the bay at about 7 p.m., just when the airport lost contact with the incoming plane. The plane was on a 600-mile flight from Chitose, northern Japan, to Tokyo. Almost all the 126 passengers had attended the city's annual snow festival. Seven crew members also were Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Offer Is fourth for County .   Clearfield Council Has Free Land for School The Clearfield County School Board w sites for the proposed Area Technical Schoo Clearfield Borough Council at its se resolution to invite school authorities to look derstanding that if any of it is suitable for t of charge. President William F. Anderson said t a tract of land at the borough dump; Murray's At Curwensville... Interim Committee To Act on Taxes CURWENSVILLE - The Interim - Operating Committee of the Curwensville Area Schools passed a resolution last night indicating its intent to re-enact a one per cent earned income tax and a $5 per capita tax. The interim committee, meeting prior to a scheduled 8 p. m. Joint Committee session and reconvening following that meeting, also took under advisement a long list of --4-rules of order and by-laws. Road Department Gets Hew Power On Speed Limits HARRISBURG (AP) - The State Highways Department is given broader powers to fix speed limits under a new law which goes into effect July 1. The main provision of the law, passed by the 1965 legislature, establishes a point system for suspension and r evocation of drivers' licenses. - However, it also raises the basic speed limit on the state from 50 to 55 miles an hour and gives the Highways Department almost unlimited authority to lower the limit on roads not conducive to high speed travel. Actually, the department has similar power under present law. However, in order to lower the 50-mile-an-hour limit on a secondary or rural road, it must post signs every eighth of a mile. The new law says the signs need only be at the beginning and end of such roads, at the intersection of other roads, and at "suitable" intervals to be determined by the department. The only exceptions are roads posted for 25 and 35 miles an hour. Signs on these roads still must be spotted no farther apart than one-eighth mile. Clark McClelland, traffic safe-Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Tofco Parent Firm's Soles, Earnings Up PITTSBURGH - Tyson Metal Products, Inc., Pittsburgh manufacturer of food service equipment, today announced increases in both sales and earnings for the first six months, ended Dec. 31, 1965. (The company has a subsidiary, Tafco Inc., at Hyde.) Nathan N. Tyson, company president, said that net profits for the period were $76,144 or $.30 cents per share, 14  per hich has already been offered three free I may soon have another one. mi-monthly  meeting  last  night,   passed  a over borough-owned property with the un-he school it would be made available free he borough owns three pieces of property - Woods, located in the Hillsdale area, off Cem- etery Road; and the Clearfield Airport. "I think it would be a good thing if we did get the technical school in Clearfield," he said. "It will be a $2 million dollar building and will employ about 40 people." The action on the free offer of borough land followed a report made by Dr. Walter Thorp, chairman of Council's zoning committee and a member of the Clearfield County Planning Commission. Dr. Thorp said he attended two meetings this week of the Clearfield Borough - Lawrence Township Joint Planning Commission. At one of these meetings, he said, it was suggested that the borough join in the movement to give free land for the technical school. It .was pointed out that three sites of free land have already been offered to the County School Board. The Curwensville Schools have offered any part of 57 acres of land adjoining the Curwensville Area Junior - Senior High School; the Phillpsburg Association of Commerce has offered 50 acres at Wallaceton; and the industrial committee of the Clearfield Foundation has made available 20 acres of land in the 115-acre tract off Old Town Road that will be developed as an industrial park. President Anderson said 20 acres of land are needed for the school. Some 12 sites, including the free tracts, are under consideration by the county school directors. Deciding factors will concern such items as transportation and availability of water, sewage and electrical power. In reporting further on   the Under the new school reorganization law which goes into effect statewide July 1, school systems no longer will be designated as jointures or merged, but rather as districts. They will be operated exclusively by a nine-member school board with uniform taxes throughout the district. Presently all districts in the Curwensville system have a one per cent wage tax but the per capita and real estate taxes are not all the same. The question of millage, however, was a matter that was left for future discussion. At its meeting, the joint committee received a report on a recent state inspection of the Locust Street School noting minor recommendations and authorized Curwensville Heating and Plumbing to install a Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 In Citizens Day Program... Scouts To Take Office In District Monday Some of the Bucktail Council's 5,000 boy scouts will be holding down important jobs next week, if only for a day. As part of their celebration of Boy Scout Week, scouts throughout the Council have elected 16 of their number to serve as honorary governmental officials in the county and at Clearfield and Cur-*--- In borough posts will be: Howard Payton, 7, Clearfield mayor; John Sehenk, 18, Clearfield police chief; John Apple-ton, 13, Curwensville mayor; and Warren Soliday, 13, Curwensville polic^ chief. As the opener of N a t i o n a 1 Scout Week, Monday has been designated as Scout Citizen Day. In addition to the glamor of holding public office the program is planned to help the scouts become better citizens through a more thorough knowledge of government operations. The program is being coortli- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 wensville. The scouts will "take office" Monday at 9 a. m. and serve until about 4 p. m. Filling county offices (troop numbers follow name) will be: Richard Kyler, 1, judge; Henry Siiberbldtt, 2, Howard McGar-vey III, 7, and Doug Rabe, 10, commissioners;  John Jackson, 1, recorder; Joseph Ricotta, 9, Civil Defense director; Dave Farrell, 9, controller;' Michael Ogden, 4, district attorney; Robert Passmore, 4, sheriff; David Ogden, JO, treasurer; Don Siebenrock, 3, prolhono-tary;  and F. Cortez Bell III, 2, county school superintendent. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Car Hits Guardrail But Young Driver Escapes Injury An 18-year-old Clearfield R. D. 3 driver, Ronald Lee Snyder, escaped injury at 11:55 a. m. yesterday when his car skidded into the guardrail fence on Route 969 (the Lumber City Road). State police quoted Snyder as saying he was traveling down hill and when he started to go into a right curve his car skidded on the icy road. Damage to the coupe, a 1962 model, was estimated at $150. The accident was one of two investigated by stale police from the Clearfield Substation yesterday. The other occurred on Montgomery Road but details were not available this morning. District Road Toll This Year Accidents ............ 63 Injured ................ 35 Damages ........ $37,760 Deaths   ............... 3 Deaths Elsewhere ____ 1 A Year Ago Accidents ............ 58 Injured ............... 41 Damages ........ $.16,895 Deaths ................ 1 Deaths Elsewhere ____ 1 Cloudy and a little colder tonight, low 8 to 16. Saturday mostly cloudy with snow flurries and colder. Sunrise 7:19-Sunset 5:34 Clearfield River Level Thursday 7 p. m. - 5.55 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 5.45 feet (falling). 28. 25. Clearfield Weather Thursday low 16; High Overnight low 16. Mid - State Airport Thursday low 16; High S. Overnight low 15. Five - Day Forecast Feb. 5-9: Temperatures will average about six to nine degrees below the normal highs of 33 to 37 and lows of 19 to 20. It will be a little colder over the weekend, warming slightly by mid week. There will be snow flurries almost daily with a chance of light snow in the south portion about Monday or Tuesday. Total precipitation will range from two-tenths to four-tenths of an inch melted. PLAN RATIFIED SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico is the 17th state to ratify the presidential succes sion amendment to the Constitution. U.S. Inside The Progress Generator check is big job. For story and pictures, turn to Page 2. Classified Ads ...... 12, 13 Hints From Hcloisc...... 8 Comics .................. 15 News From Around World 6 Sports................10, 11 Obituaries ............ 2, 6 Hospital News ...... 9, 13 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News ............ 16 Today in History........ 13 Church News ........ 3, 14 State News Briefs ........ 9 Of Interest to Countians 5 3 More U. S. Craft Lost in Viet Ground War Slows; Allied Drive Aims At New Objective By THOMAS A. REEDY SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - U.S. jets struck North Viet Nam with mounting intensity today, but two more American planes were reported lost in the renewed air war and a U.S. helicopter went down in South Viet. Nam. Ground action in South Viet Nam dwindled to only light sporadic action against minor Viet Cong units. Operation Masher, the big Allied drive on the central coast led by the U.S. 1st Cavalry, Airmobile, Division took on a new name - Operation White Wing - and a new and as yet unannounced objective. The two planes lost in North Viet Nam raised the number of jets downed to five since the resumption of the air attacks five days ago. U.S. officials list four airmen as missing. A twin-jet A5A Vigilante from the carrier Kitty Hawk was crippled by ground fire Thursday and crashed two miles off shore about 35 miles northeast of Vinh, a U.S. spokesman said. Rescue craft spotted the Vigilante's life rafts aboard two Communist boats leaving the area. The two crewmen were listed as missing in action. U.S. officials belatedly .announce that an A4 Skyhawk from the carrier Ranger was written off as lost and its pilot missing in action after it disappeared into cloud cover on Tuesday. Fulbright-Bell Rift Enlivens Viet Hearings WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. J. W. Fulbright told Foreign Aid Administrator David E. Bell today that the United States is paying "a very high cost per kill" in the Viet Nam war. A dispute between Bell and the Arkansas Democrat, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, enlivened the renewal of public hearings into President Johnson's Viet Nam policies.       4-- Weedville Woman Wins $1,071 In Court Case Fulbright, spearheading an attack by Senate critics of policies underlying the Viet Nam fighting, said that we are beginning to know what the war means in lives and suffering for Americans and South Vietnamese alike. "Do you know how many Viet Cong were killed last year?" Fulbright asked the witness. Bell said he did not have exact figures, but he estimated it was nearer 30,000 than the 11,-247 Fulbright said his committee staff estimated. Fulbright stuck by his estimate, and said the administration contemplates spending $15.8 billion in military and economic assistance to South Viet Nam before this fiscal year ends. With 11,247 Viet Cong killed, the chairman said, "it works out to a very high cost per kill." Bell replied that Viet Cong deaths, in his recollection, were somewhere in the neighborhood of 37,306. Fulbright said witnesses in the new hearings will appear by invitation only and the sessions will continue "as long as they are fruitful." Fulbright said there are no immediate plans to recall Secretary of State Dean Rusk to the stand, but added he would be "very surprised if the committee feels it is through questioning the secretary of state." At the moment, said Ful-bright, "I have no burning questions to ask him." A Clearfield County jury yes-terdav awarded Mrs. Darlene Seduski of Weedville $1,071.60 in her damage suit brought against James E. Landes Sr. of Hamburg, N. Y. The amount represented compensation for Mrs. Seduski's loss of her car, hospital, medical and other expenses incurred in a traffic collision at the intersection of Routes 153 and 255 at Penfield March 4, 1965. Penfield March 4, 1965. Mrs. Seduski claimed Mr. Landes pulled out from a stop sign on Route 153 and struck her car which was traveling on Route 255. Mrs. Seduski was thrown from the car and suffered brain concussion, a broken clavicle, cuts and abrasions. She was hospitalized for 14 days and had her injured arm in a sling for some six weeks. The jury of seven women and five men, who were out more than an hour and a half before reaching a verdict, did not award Mrs. Seduski compensation for her pain and suffering - an action that can be taken in cases of this type. Mrs. Seduski was represented by Anthony Guido of Dubois Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Luna 9 Scans Landscape After Successful Landing By JOHN WEYLAND MOSCOW (AP) - Luna 9, the Soviet mechanical moon pioneer, has transmitted to earth pictures of the lunar landscape, Tass reported today. An announcement distributed by the official Soviet news agency gave no indication when the picture would be made public. It would be the first ever transmitted directly from the moon's surface to earth. Earlier Soviet and American pictures were sent from  spacecraft  above  thef- moon. Luna 9 "has begun scanning the lunar landscape and transmitting it to the earth's surface," the announcement said. The space vehicle landed Thursday in an area of the moon that will be in direct sunlight for almost two weeks. This would permit a number of pictures to be sent, if Luna 9 continues working properly and sunlight can power its batteries. The announcement, made 20 hours after Luna 9's landing, said "transmission of the lunar landscape was carried out on command from earth." Before this announcement, the Russians had been characteristically silent about information received from the mechanical pioneer sitting on the plain named the Ocean of Storms, though the British Radio Observatory at Jodrell Bank said Luna 9 had transmitted radio information and pictures. The official Soviet news agency Tass said: "Radio contact with the station on the surface of the moon is reliable. Transmissions are on 183.538 megacycles. The instruments on board the station are functioning normally." There was no official word on the size, shape, construction or weight of the spacecraft but it is Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 American Legion Post Checking Names For Memorial Plaque The John Lewis Shade American Legion Post. at.. Clearfield today asked for public help in completing plans for its new memorial plaque. The post wants the names of servicemen from the Clearfield Area School District who have been killed in combat. A spokesman said that the post has the names of some 500 area veterans which will be engraved on the plaque but it would like to know which of these people died in combat. Persons who sent the names of these veterans to the post when the project was announced late last year are asked to contact the post again, but only if the veteran was a fatal casualty. In addition, the post is still collecting names of area veterans for the plaque. Each name submitted should be accompanied by a contribution of $1 to help defray expenses. New names and identity of those killed in action can be telephoned to Joseph France-more during the day at 765-4912 or in the evening to the post at 765-7982. Eshelman To Head Heart Fund Drive At Clearfield William A. Eshelman will be the Clearfield Borough chairman for the 1966 Heart Fund, the Clearfield Chapter, Allegheny Mountain Heart Association, announced today. All workers in the campaign will meet tonight in the New Dimeling Hotel where they will receive information on how funds raised in the campaign will he used. The chapter is now helping 337 area heart patients. Mr. Eshelman said he feels that the borough goal of $3,500 will be easily reached. Dates for special events are: Tag Days, Feb. 11-12; Valentine card party, Feb. 19; and Heart Sunday closing, Feb. 27. The Queen of Hearts contest will close at midnight, Feb. 14. Coalport Man Joins Forces in Viet Nam COALPORT - Pfc. John R. Lloyd Jr., 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Lloyd of Coalport, is serving with the 1st Cavalry Division in Viet Nam. He is assigned to an airmobile unit in Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion of the division's 19th Artillery. The 21-year-old soldier attended B-C-I Joint High School and joined the Army in 1964. He completed recruit training at Ft. Knox, Ky., and airborne training at Ft. Bragg, N. C. He was stationed for three mouths at Santo Domingo dnr ing the crisis in the Dominican Republic. Soviet Success Puts Pressure On U. S. Plan By HOWARD BENEDICT AP Aerospace Writer CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) - With the successful soft landing of Luna 9, the Russians apparently have proved that man can safely explore the moon. They also put added pressure on America's troubled Surveyor program, which hopes to make a similar landing in May. Until Luna 9 settled gently onto the dry, relatively flat Ocean of Storms Thursday, scientists were divided on -� whether the moon's surface Cloture Petition To Be Filed In 14B Move Sen- By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) ate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield plans to file a cloture petition today to try to kill the union shop filibuster. The filing automatically will bring a vote on the debate-limiting procedure next Tuesday. Mansfield said Thursday that if this attempt fails he planned to file another petition Tuesday. This would trigger a second cloture vote Thursday, The filibuster, now in its 11th day, has blocked Mansfield's efforts to bring before the Senate a bill to repeal Section 14B of the Taft-Hartley law. The section allows states to outlaw union shop contracts under which covered employes must join the union. Nineteen states have such bans. Opponents of the bill were confident that they would be able to defeat cloture as easily as they did last October when Mansfield tried it during the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 Curwensville Lions Will Collect Dimes CURWENSVILLE - The Curwensville Lions Club will hold its annual Block of Dimes campaign tomorrow from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. The project was set for last Saturday but bad weather forced a postponement. The Lions will be soliciting funds for birth defects and for continuing treatment of polio victims on that block of State Street in the business district from Filbert to Thompson streets. could support a landing. Some fell the surface might be a thick layer of dust or a fragile honeycomb structure that would swallow a heavy spacecraft. But Luna 9 touched down and established firm radio contact with Soviet ground stations, demonstrating that - no matter what the surface is made of - the Russians have designed a spaceship capable of surviving. Any photographs and information which the spacecraft sends back will help in development of a manned lunar landing vehicle. Space officials at Cape Kennedy praised the Soviet success and conceded it had given them a lead in this phase of the man-to- the-moon race. But they said it did not necessarily mean the Russians had gained the over-all lead in the lunar sweepstakes. They noted the United States leads in many Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Shugarts Shoes Clearfield Store Has Hew Owner A change in ownership of Shugarts Shoes, 219 E. Market St., Clearfield, effective Feb. 1, was announced today by Orville B. Shugarts. The new owner and operator of the store that will continue to be known as Shugarts Shoes will be Clyde F. McAllester who has been serving as manager for one yea/. Mr. Shugarts, in announcing the sale, said he will continue to own and operate his store at Philipsburg. Both owners said the capable staffs at the two stores will be continued including Mrs. Beverly Magwire, Mrs. Madeline Hamilton, Mrs. Dorothy Brown Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Tomorrow at Black Moshannon... Conditions Are Ideal For Ski Slope Dedication PHILIPSBURG - Conditions were termed "ideal" today for the formal dedication of the Black Moshannon State Park Ski Slope tomorrow afternoon. A light snow continued to fall today to top the good snow cover on the ground. A snow-pack tractor, made for ski areas, arrived at the site today from the state-owned ski slope at Denton Hills and is being used to pack the snow on the slopes so that conditions will be excellent for *  * * the weekend. Local officials expressed the hope that a huge crowd will attend tomorrow's dedication ceremonies at 1:30 p. m. Dr. Maurice K. Cioddard, secretary of the Department of Forests and Waters will deliver the dedicatory address which will precede a ribbon-cutting ceremony. A. J. Caruso, executive director of the General State Authority, under whose jurisdiction the new ski facility was constructed for the Department of Forests and Waters, will also speak during the ceremonies. The Department of Forests and Waters will also be represented by C. R. Olewiler, state parks landscaping engineer, W. J. Harmon, regional parks superintendent from Emporium and Hay W. Martx, superintendent of the Black Moshannon Dr. M. K. Goddard Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1   

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