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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - April 4, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckis Whether a man winds up with a nest egg or a goose egg depends on the chick he marries. Progress Reader's Tip A five-part Easter series starts tonight on Page 5. Vol. 60 - No. 79 Our 56fh Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, April 4, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY New Rioting Adds to Premier Ky's Woes By THOMAS A. REEDY SAIGON (AP)-Rioting broke out in Saigon tonight as Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's military regime wrestled with a rising rebellion on its doorstep and in the northern city of Dan Nang. The U.S. Military Command declared the capital's streets, bars and public places off limits to off-duty American personnel. Government police with tear gas and clubs broke up about 500 teen-age demonstrators at the old National Assembly building in the Tu Do but the youths then surged toward the Saigon River in the direction of the U.S. embassy. Another 1,000 demonstrators struck out from the Buddhist Institute, but .police beat them back with tear gas and club charges. The rioting was the worst to hit Saigon in current crisis that threatens the life of Ky's nine-monlh-old government. Police cordoned oft the U.S. Information Service building, one block from the National Assembly. Tear gas floated in clouds over streets used'by the demonstrators to reach the heart of town. The demonstrators appeared to be in the 11 to 15 age bracket. Demonstrators overturned an American military jeep and set fire to it. None of the occupants were hurt. The U.S. command declared Saogn off limits round-the-clock to military men shortly before the demonstrators broke out tonight. In a nationwide broadcast, chief of state Lt. Gen. Nguyen Van Thieu appealed once more for an end to the wave of demonstrations and violence. He also announced that all schools would be closed for an indefinite period beginning Tuesday. Ky mobilized planes and paratroopers to end what he called a Communist-inspired state of insurrection in Da Nang. Da Nang's mayor denounced Ky's charges and said the people of South Viet Nam's second largest city "will stand up" lo any attempt to seize it. Loudspeaker vehicles roamed Da Nang after dark, urging merchants to close their shops and pedestrians to get off the streets because "troops arc coming." But there was no sign yet cf any airborne landings in Da Nang by soldiers loyal to Ky. In Hue, another center of unrest 40 miles north of Da Nang, 4,000 persons staged a protest rally climaxed by an orderly march past the U.S. consulate. They dropped off copies of letters to President Johnson and U.N. Secretary-General U Thant appealing to the United States to withdraw its recognition of the Ky government and "not to obstruct self-determination." While the polilical threat hold the attention of Ky and the ruling junta of general."!, American fighting men bore the brunt of the war effort in four major ground sweeps against little resistance in the south and 72 air strikes - a near record - against North Viet Nam. Riot police in Saigon broke up a threatened antigovernment, anti-American march by 200 students from the capital's main Buddhist institute. A report from Dalat said demonstrators there set fire to the government radio stations, located in a hotel in the mountain resort. Only 20 miles southwest of troubled Da Nang, U.S. Marines continued a sweep called Operation Orange but were under strict orders to avoid any involvement in the swirling political  developments.   B52s  from Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Tornadoes Rip Eight Florida Cities Mo Reprisah Pledged... Trains Moving As Strike Ends By NEIL GILBRIDE ;. WASHINGTON (AP) - Train movements rapidly picked up speed over eight major railroads from coast to coast today after rail firemen ended a pbralyzing four-day strike. Under stiff pressure from President Johnson and heavy fines imposed by a federal |udge, the union held out to the last minute to win pledges of no reprisals against strikers or members of other unions who refu sed to cross picket lines. "We have received assurance that the eight struck railroads will not make any reprisals against any employes," said President H. E. Gilbert of the AFL-CIO Brotherhood cf Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen  In calling off the 38-state strike just before mid- ---f night Sunday. �II ��I The   first   commuter   train Finoncial Losses High... idOJDOO Workers Affected by Strike CHICAGO (AP) - The four-day strike against eight major railroads put more than 200,000 persons out of work or on part-time duty in 38 states, the carriers report they lost an estimated $5 million daily and the striking firemen lost $320,000 a day in wages. The strike by about 8,000 members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers began Thursday, delaying mail and stalling food and agricultural shipments in rail yards and sidings. It affected industry, transportation to and from work and shipment of freight before being ^called off Sunday night. PRR Wants To Know Who Dumped Engine Into Turntable Pit JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) - An investigation is under way at the Pennsylvania Railrbad's nearby Conemaugh yard to determine the cause of a runaway diesel locomotive that dropped off a turntable into an engine house pit. A PRR superintendent, W.D. Murphy of Altoona, said "no Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 Central DisUicI firemen Approve Convention Dates PLEASANT GAP - Aug. 18, 19 and 20 were approved as the dates for the 74th annual convention of the Central District Volunteer Firemen's Association by members of the board of control at the annual spring meeting here yesterday. The convention will be held at Bellcfonte under the auspices of the Logan Fire Company. No action was taken on a request by the Huntingdon Fire Department to move the 1967 convention ahead to Aug. 3, 4 and 5 to kick off a bicentennial celebration there the week of Aug. 6. Bo^rd of Control members expressed themselves as not being opposed to advancing the convention from the third week of August to the first to tic in with the community celebration but pointed out that no action can be taken until the 1966 convention meeting when the 1967 convention city will be formally selected. Tyrone has asked for the 1968 convention, Winfield asked to be considered for the 1969 convention, and Lcwistown extended an Invitation for 1970. No action will be taken on these invitations until the prior convention Plea.se Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Eight NYCRR Cars Derailed at Karthaus KARTHAUS - Eight cars of a New York Central train were derailed here Friday night and several other cars were also damaged, a spokesman for the line said today. The main track, he said, was cleared of wrcckaRo late Satur-(la.v aflornoon but the cause is still under invesligalinn. The ilerailnient iiuolvi'd empty coal curs. The auto industry was the hardest hit, but the strike ended before the worst came. Tile Union Pacific Railroad, one of the struck carriers, estimated that 29,000 employes over its system were idled with loss of wages running at $744,000 a day and loss of $1.5 million a day in revenue. In Chicago, the Illinois Central said it would have commuter trains running for its 32,500 passengers on schedule today and that its operations should be in full swing by noon. The IC had its first commuter train moving less than two hours after the agreement was signed. The IC's 6,500 miles of track runs through more than 1,-500 communities in 14 states. The Pennsylvania Railroad said pickets were withdrawn from the Penn Station in Pitts- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Cloudy tonight end Tuesday with snow or rain ending this afternoon. High today 35 to 48. Low tonight 25 to 33. Sunrise 5:49-Sunset 6:41 Clearfield River Sunday 7 p. m. feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. feet (rising). Level - 4.60 - 4.62 Clearfield Weather Sunday low 32; High 38. Overnight low 34. Precipitation .25 inches. Mid - State Airport Sunday low 29; High 39. Overnight low 31. Five-Day Forecast April 5-9: Temperatures will average three to seven degrees below normal. The normal high is 51, to 56 and the normal low is 33 to 35. Temperatures will continue cool with only minor day to day changes. Rainfall will total one-holf to three quarteri of an inch or more. A chance of showers on Tuesday and rain or showers almost daily through Saturday. rolled out of the Illinois Central station in Chicago 25 minutes later and operations resumed on the seven other railroads from Maine to Florida to California. But Gilbert goes back before U.S. Dist. Judge Alexander Holtzoff today, facing possible punishment for the 12-hour delay from,Holtzoff's Sunday noon deadline for ending the strike. Holtzoff had imposed fines of $25,000 a day against the union and $2,500 a day against Gilbert, effective at noon. ' When pickets remained hours after Gilbert's noon statement that he would end the strike if no   reprisals   were   promised. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 Damage Set At $3,000 in Fire At Restaurant WOODLAND - Fire caused an estimated $3,000 worth of damage to an apartment above the Midway Restaurant, Woodland R. D., last night. Clearfield firemen, who answered a general alarm at 11:30 p. m., said the blaze was touched off by a lighted cigarette in some refuse. Firemen said the damage es timated included $2,000 to the building and $1,000 to contents. The restaurant is located along Route 322. 7 Accidents Cause %m In Damages No one was injured but property damage totaled $4,930 as a result of seven highway mishaps over the weekend in the Clearfield County-Moshannon Valley area. Four of the mishaps were investigated by state police from the Clearfield substation - two on Saturday and two Sunday. The first occurred at 9:50 p. m. on Route 322, a mile east of Clearfield, and involved cars driven by Beverely Ann Wilson, 17, Woodland R. D., and Dennis M. Boal, 24. Clearfield R. D. Miss Wilson told police she was traveling east and thought she saw someone standing along the berm, causing her to swerve to the left and strike the oncoming car. Damage was estimated at $500 lo her car, a 1960 sedan, and $2,000 to the Boal vehicle, a 1965 convertible. Twenty minutes later, at nearly the same location, a 1957 sedan driven by Dixie Lee Lans-berry, 26, of Woodland R. D. struck the rear of a 1961 sedan operated by Melvin D. Gray, 18, of West Decatur which was stopped in a line of traffic. The woman told police she glanced at what appeared to be two hitchhikers and failed to notice the car ahead coming to a stop. She told police she was unable to get stopped in time. Damage was set at $100 to each vehicle. Vehicles driven by Candace Youth Still Listed In Critical Condition PHILIPSBURG - The condi tion of 16-year-oId John Kel-ligher is still critical, the WU-liamspbrt Hospital said today. Additional X - rays are being taken of his fractured neck and he is being examined again today by specialists. Although he has been paralyzed from the neck down since suffering a fracture of the neck in a high school gym class last Wednesday, it was reported that he was able to talk with friends and family members. It was also reported he had stated he felt some pain for the first time and that he had slight movement in one or two fingers. These are regarded as signs that his condition has shown some improvement. Please Turn to Page 6. Col. 2 finalists listed for Championship In Spellng Bee Twenty eighth graders, 15 seventh graders and five sixth graders make up the list of 40 finalists in The Progress Spelling Bee who will compete for the Area Championship in a spelldown at Clearfield Area High School 10 days from today, Thursday, April 14. District eliminations lo qualify top spellers from the area schools were completed last week. The 40 finalists are survivors of classroom, school and district eliminations that originally involved more than 5,000 sixth, seventh and eighth grade p u p i 1 s in the schools of Clearfield County and parts of Centre, Jefferson and Indiana counties. Although' the eighth graders generally have been in the majority in the Championship Bee this year's 20 is possibly a record high for that grade. Last year there were 18 from the eighth grade, 13 from the seventh grade and nine from sixth grade in the finals while in 1964 the breakdown was 1815-7. Inside The Progress Classified Ads ...... 12, 13 Hints From Heloise ... 16 Comics ................. 15 News From Around World 6 Sports ............... 10, 11 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News........ 3, 13 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 School News ...........8, 9 'He was Crucified' ...... 14 SpringBids Set for Two ShortwayJobs Bids on two Keystone Short-way projects in Clearfield and Centre counties will be asked within the next three months, the State '-lighway Department has announced. The projects are: Section 34, 3.8 miles between Kylertown and Lanse, including the interchange at Kylertown; and Section 44, 7.3 miles from the Belle-fonte interchange to the Centre-Clinton counties line. Section 34 will be the tenth Shortway section to be built in Clearfield County and the last one in the eastern half of the county. Other sections left are 23 near Falls Creek, and 25 and 26 between DuBois and Elliott State Park. Section 44 is the sixth and final section to be built in Centre County. The two projects are among more than $100 million in highway work which will be advertised for bids during April, May and June, according to Victor W. Anckailis, the Highway Department's chief engineer. The three-month projection authorizing construction bids be taken on more than 125 jobs in nearly every county of the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 6, Col 5 Morris Supervisors Favor Kylertown As Interchange Name MORRISDALE - The Morris Town.ship Supervisors have told State Highway Secretary Henry D. Harral in a letter that they favor "Kylertown" instead of "Philipsburg" for the name of Keystone Shortway Interchange 21. "Although the population of Morris Township is centered five to six miles from the interchange we believe that Kyler town is the most reasonable name," the Supervisors said. "We are making every effort," they continued, "lo cooperate with Cooper Town.ship and Graham Township but this interchange problem needs to be reconciled so that we can have both the responsibility and authority to go ahead on cooperative, regional planning." The state, earlier this year, had designated No. 21 as the Philipsburg Interchange. It is located near Kylertown. Negroes Camp Across From Wtiite House By SEYMOUR M. IIERSH WASHINGTON (AP)-Homeless and jobless Mississippi Negroes camped today in four tents in a park across the street from the While House to dramatize their plea for $1.3 million in antipoverty funds. "We're going to keep this vip until we receive some assurance from the President that we don't have lo spend another winter in our tents in Mississippi," said Frank Smith, the group's leader. The 90 Negroes - residents of tent cities near Greenville and Greenwood - look turns squatting and sleeping in the tents. Mostly ex-farmhands and plantation workers, they had come to Washington Thursday in hopes of speeding up requests for funds for do-it-yourself job training and home construction projects. Sunday they turned a march and prayer vigil into a tcnt-in alongside four petunia beds on the neatly trimmed grass of Lafayette Park, a square that has become a traditional gathering place for White House protest marches and pickets. Annual Curwensville Ambulance Campaign Is Now Under Way CURWENSVILLE-The annual Curwensville ambulance membership campaign is under way and will continue through the end of May, according to Henry Maycrsky, chairman of the campaign. Mr, Maycrsky said Curwensville and outlying areas are being convassed by members of the Rhoda Rebekah Jj o d g e while the Grampian Lions Club is soliciting memberships at Grampian and surrounding area. The memberships are priced at $3 per family and $1.50 for individuals 18 years and older. A membership entitles the holder to free ambulance service the year around for calls not exceeding a 25-mile radius of Curwensville. During the house-to-house canvass, membership application forms will be left where there is no one at home when the call is made. The forms will include the name of the solicitor so he or she can be contacted. Detour in Effect On West Front Street Motorists are reminded t'.i'tt a detour is now in effect on Clearfield's West Front Street between Nichols and Race streets. The section of the street was closed to through traffic tnis morning to allow reconstruction for the relocation of Route 153 Traffic is being detourcd down River Road and up Race Street. Seven Lose Lives, Dozens Injured TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tornadoes slashed through at least eight Florida cities today, killing seven persons, injuring dozens more and causing massive damage. Two stricken counties were declared disaster areas by Gov. Haydon Burns and the National Guard was sent in to help search for survivors in dozens of smashed and twisted buildings. Two American Brigades Exist Only on Paper By FRED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - Two regular Army brigades mentioned by Secrelary of Defense Robert S. McNamara as among "several important steps" taken to boost readiness, still exist only on paper, it was learned today. The Army acknowledged that formation of the two brigades at Ft. Campbell, Ky., and Ft. Ben-ning, Ga., has slipped by several months. "Higher priority activations of new units scheduled for deployment to Viet Nam caused a slippage in the original schedule," the Army said. Spokesmen said the two units, which will total nearly 8,000 men in all, are now to be organized during the next three months. The brigade designated for Ft, Campbell was to have been set up in January, the one at Ft. Benning in February. The AP inquired about the status of the two brigades after McNamara made public a letter March 31 defending his policy of using four regular Army divi- Plea.se Turn lo Page 6, Col. 2 Townships Set Up Six Projects Under Anti-Poverty Program MORRISDALE - William W, Strange, president of Community Action in Clearfield County, Inc., announced today that Head Start programs are being set up in both Morris and Cooper townships, a conservation nro.j-ect is planned for Graham Town, ship, and garbage and refuse disposal areas are planned for all three townships. The Head Start programs, for youngsters between 3 and 5 years, will last for eight weeks during the summer to prepare youngsters for future schooling. The programs are being sponsored respectively by the Morris Township Parent-Teachers Association and Ihe Cooper Township P-TA. Mrs. Richard Clyde i.s president of the Morris Township unit and Mrs. Paul Gable is president in Cooper Township. The conservation pro.jcct in Graham Township calls for the The seven deaths were, reported in Tampa, Ihe slate's second largest city with a population of 274,000, and officials indicated there might be more. At least 100 persons were injured in a widespread area. About 30 children were hospitalized at Lakeland, some .50 miles east of Tampa, after a twister ripped the roof from a junior high school shortly after the start of classes. "We're so swamped in the emergency room we can't tell you exactly how many people are hurt," a spokesman for a Lakeland Ho.spital reported. In St. Petersburg, just across the bay from Tampa, at least 40 homes in a fashionable residential area were heavily damaged and nine persons were injured, none seriously. The twisters, spinning viciously out of a dark squall line, first struck at Tampa and St. Petersburg, on the Gulf Coast, then marched across the state through several smaller communities all the way to Coast, Paul Robinson, a newsman for St. Petersburg radio station WLCY,   said   he   personally Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 Scranton Is Planning Trip to Viet Nam At LBJ's Suggestion HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov. Scranton's-press secretary says the governor is planning a trip to Viet Nam at the suggestion of President Johnson. Press Secretary Jack Conmy says plans for the trip arc still in the works. However, he added the governor plans to spend two or three days there, possibly during the third week in May. This would be in conjunction with a previously announced trip to Japan. Scranton had planned to travel to Tokyo in order to promote Pennsylvania at a Japanese trade fair. Explaining the trip Sunday, Conmy said: "On one of the governor's visits to the White House, the Pre5-dent suggested that maybe he (Scranton) ought to sec what is going on in Vict Nam." Scranton, a Republican, was a contender for the Republican presidential nomination that went lo Barry Goldwater in 1964, .Asked whether Scranton's planned trip might mean he was priming himself on foreign policy with an eye on the 1968 presidential election, Conmy said he certainly would not draw that conclusion. Clearfield Area lay tees Install New President David V. Daughorly, speech and hearing therapist for the Clearfield County Schools, was installed a.s president oT the Clearfield Area Jaycecs Saturday night. He .succeeds Kenneth R. Long. The occasion was the fourth annual inaugural dinner and (lance in the New Dimeling Hotel, which is held to honor the new officers and lo review the accomplishments of the past year. Edward Hill of Lcwistown, active in state and local Jaycees, installed these other officers: William Franson, internal vice president; Keith Carman, external vice president; Thomas \V. Lloyd Jr., secrelary; Robert Deauseigneiir,   tre.isurer;   Wil- I'lease Turn lo Page 6, Col. 4 AND THEY'RE OFF - Parents look on under umbrellas as their children scurry across the Driving Park infield in their search for hidden Easter eggs. Some 500 chil- dren participated in the event held yesterday by the Clearfield Area Jaycees. (Sabanosli Photographic Service) 500 Children Waste No Time InlayceeHuat ^ .Some 500 area children and V Iheir parents weathered ycster-day's rain.v and dismal weather In participate m the third annual Clearfield Area Ja.vrpps' Ea.'ter r.L'g hunt held in the Driving Park. Jusi llu'i-e minutes after the t;;itcs lo the infield of the track swun;; open, cvcr.v one of some l.lioo colored ej;,i;s was snatch-eil np hy sotnr hnpp.v child. Durins tup awariling of the prizes for special eggs, some of Ihe ciimnienl.^ were: "Hey mi3-ler, this bo.v hai; an .M on a red esg, is that good." It was good for a free movie matinee. "Would .vou please look at this .vcllow e.sig with a big J. C\?" It was goinl fur a big chocolate ''Hg. "What   iloe.f   number   15 Please Turn to Page    Col. �   

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