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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 2, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle Sign on a supermarket bulletin board: "Help a poor unwed mother - take one of her kittens!" The Progress Reader's Tip Your aching back scriei starts on Tage 3. Vol. 60 - No. 103 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,   Monday, May 2, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Lull Continues in Viet Ground War Missile Site Demolished /n Murder Case... Not Guilty Plea Expected Today DUBOIS - Jon E. Yount, 28, was expected to plead not guilty today to the rape-�laying of a pretty high school girl. Yount, a mathematics teacher at DuBois since 1958, is accused of the murder and rape of 18-year-old Pamela Sue Rimer of Luthersburg R. D. last Friday while the girl was on her way home from school. Her body was found in a thicket along a rural road not far from her farm home. She had been stabbed in the head and neck  and  a  stocking  was  knotted around  her - neck. Yount,  described  by  friends One of 12 in District... Clearfield Injured in Youth Mishap District Road Toll This Year Accidents ............ 20fi Injured ............. 106 Damages ........ S117,9.'15 Deaths Deaths Elsewhere A 19-year-old Clearfield youth is listed in guarded condition today in the Maple Avenue Hospital at DuBois after he was injured late last night in a motorcycle accident in Elk County. James Butler of 1220 Turnpike Avenue Extension suffered two broken legs and head injuries, a hospital spokesman said. It was reported that Butler was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by another youth. They were returning to Clarion where both were employed by the Brown Construction Co. when the motorcycle slipped on a highway near Brandy Camp and both riders were thrown to the ground. The driver, who was not identified, was treated for injuries. Meanwhile', two persons were slightly injured in traffic accidents over the weekend in the Clearfield County - Moshannon Valley area. Area police reported a total of 11 mishaps, with property damage set at some $4,500. In the first of six accidents investigated by state police from the Clearfield substation, a station wagon driven by William J. Burns. 21. of Pittsburgh and a pickup truck operated by Teddy E. Wriglcsworth, 25. of Grampian It. D. sideswiped on Route 322. The accident occurred at 11:20 a. m. Saturday 3'l> miles west of Clearfield. No one was injured and damage totaled S200 -$150 to the station wagon and $50 to the truck. The second mishap occurred at 12:25 p. m. Saturday on Route 322 at the Chcckboard Bridge, between Clearfield and Curwensville. Police said Louise Hurd. 34, of Clearfield R. D.. was traveling west and slowed to turn right onto Legislative Route 17040. A car following her driven by Violet McClinscy, 46. of Grampian could not get stopped in time and struck the left rear of the Hurd auto. Damage was set at S150 to the McClinscy car and S20 to the other vehicle. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 250 County Students Tour Courthouse, Observe Mock Trial Some 250 high school students and teachers took an active part in Clearfield County Law Day activities this morning as they loured the Court house and observed a mock jury trial. Actually Law Day was yesterday but is being observed today in the county. The mock trial was staged by the County Bar Association and some of the students took part as members of the jury Students from Clearfield Area. Curwensville Joint. St. Francis, A Year Ago Accidents ............ 22fi Injured ............     155 Damages ........ Sl(iG,2!)0 Deaths   ..........   4 Deaths Elsewhere ...   1 Interchange Name Will Be Changed To Kylertown Kylertown will be on the map when the Keystone Shortway becomes a main artery of travel across Pennsylvania. Stale Highway Secretary Henry D. 11 arm 1 said today that Interchange 21 on the Shortway. which crosses Route 53 near that community, will be known as the Kylertown Interchange instead of the Philipsburg Interchange. In a letter to C. E. Moves of Williamsporl, executive secretary of the Shortway Association, Secretary Harral said: "In accordance with the many requests and having considered the consensus expressed by the majority of the interested parlies it is my pleasure to inform you that the department will establish the name Kylertown as the interchange name and it will be shown as such on all official signs and maps." Stale Sen. Daniel A. Bailey of Philipsburg said that he had also received word of the change from Secretary Harral. In an earlier letter on the matter to Secretary Harral, Mr. Moves had said that he had received a letter from the Philipsburg Chamber of Commerce in which the Chamber said that il would not object to changing the name. Mr. Moyes said that since the Glendale and DuBois Area High|nnmp change Was agreeable to Schools toured the Courthouse at n|| pnrljcs he thought the do-in a.  m. Attorneys served as ! parnm,lU   should 'make    the guides. Thai's Quick Action, Man All gone . . . within hours. That's what happened to these items. Advertiser told us that within a few hours after The Progress hit the streets she had sold everything. That's action, man. GARRY OATS, clean. Also 2 ton of good hay. C. I.. ANTES, Grampian. Phone 236-0607. To Buy, Sell, Rent, Trade, L'se The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clparfield 7fi.v">:":i5 Or Your Nearest Progress Office. ! change. 1 Early this year, when the dc-i part men! announced na m c s ' of the Shortway interchange. � several organizations in the Kylertown area voiced their op-: position to the use of the name ;'Philipsburg' for Ihe inter-: change. as a brilliant, personable young man, gave himself up early the next morning by walking into Ihe state police substation near DuBois and saying: "I think I'm the man you're looking for." He was arraigned before Alderman Mcrritt Edner on a charge of murder and rape and remanded to the Clearfield County Jail, pending a formal hearing today. Slate Police Sgt. Harry Ellcn-berger disclosed that two weapons believed to have been used in the murder are now in police possession. They are a small knife and a wrench. Police said the autopsy showed the girl died of many stab wounds and shock; also that she had been criminally assaulted. Following today's hearing Yount is expected to be transferred to Warren State Hospital for a mental examination. District Attorney John K. Rcilly Jr. said that if Yount comes to trial - and barring any request for change of venue-that trial will take place about next September. Clearfield County Sheriff Bill Charney said he talked to Yount, a father of two small children, in his jail cell over the weekend. "He appeared to be in very deep thought," the sheriff said. "He said he could nol believe 'this is happening lo me.' He is a nice - a real nice boy," Sheriff Charney stated. Pamela Sue, an honor student, was the only girl in a class of 11 students taking an advanced math course taught by Yount. School authorities had said earlier that the girl was not a member of any class taught by Yount. Lona Zartman, a close friend who along with her father. Earl, discovered the body, said she, too. had been a member of the advance  class  earlier  in   the Please Turn to Page 6. Col. 7 Operation Scheduled For Youth Injured In Gym Accident PHILIPSBURG - John A. Kcllighcr Jr.. 1G. who was seriously injured in a school accident a month ago Saturday, is scheduled lo undergo surgery Wednesday in the Williamsporl Hospital. John, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Kellighcr, 606 Decatur St., Chester Hill, suffered a fractured neck March 30 while performing on the Trampoline in gymnasium class at the Philips-burg-Osceola Area Senior High School. He was first taken to the Philipsburg State General llos- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Inside The Progress Classified Ads ...... 12, 1.1 Hints From Helilise...... lfi Comics..........    15 News From Around World fi Sports .............. 10, 11 Obituaries ............. 2 Hospital News ........ 9, 14 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News       ........ 16 Today in History ....... 14 School News   ........... 8 Tax News ....... 7 An AP State Spotlight .... 5 Reservists Are Warned About Absenteeism By FRED S. HOFFMAN AP Military Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The Army is getting tougher with Reserves and National Guardsmen who dodge drills with their units, it was learned today. Gen. Harold K. Johnson, Army chief of staff, recently ordered demotion of any Reserve or National Guardsman ducking too many drills. The demotion would be for inefficiency. Another part of Johnson's order provides that certain draft-age guardsmen and reservists who fail to keep up their obligated drills may be referred to Selective Service for two years of active duty. The order specified that three unexcused absences in any year "are considered excessive." The new penalties are in addition to an existing requirement that any guardsman or reservist failing a drilling obligation may be called to active duty for 45 days of training. Most National Guardsmen and Reserves in the ready reserve are required lo drill with their units 48 times a year. Men Please Turn to Page 6, Col. G Car Detour Listed For Rt. 322 Project On Seven Mountians Even though a one-way traffic tunnel is being planned soon on Seven Mountains Route 322 reconstruction project now under way in Mifflin County, state highway officials believe that it will not suffice to handle all traffic at all times. As a result, passenger automobiles are to be asked to use detours to lighten the load over the Seven Mountains. At Amity Hall, westbound traffic will be encouraged to continue north to MeKees Half Falls, take Rt. 104 to Mifflin-burg, and Rt. 45 to Boalsburg. Eastbound traffic will be encouraged to detour from State College to Pine Grove Mills. McAlcvey's Fort. Belleville and through Big Valley to Reeds-villc. With the Seven Mountains road serving in the highest-priority units  must  attend 72 drills  a Please Turn lo Page G, Col. 7 Explosion at DuBois DUBOIS, Pa. (AP) - The gasoline tank of a tractor-trailer backing into the garage of the Rockwell Manufacturing Co. plant here exploded and caught fire today, damaging the building and truck. Mo injuries were reported. As Peking Mystery Deepens... Fate of Mao Tze-tung Stirs U. S. Speculation By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) - Deepening mystery over the fate of Mao Tzc-Umg spurred specula-lion among U.S. officials today about a possible power shift in Red China with worldwide repercussions. The belief that the Chinese Communist leadership may be approaching a transition period is one of several reasons for recent overtures by the Johnson administration to reduce tensions and lower barriers between Red China and the United States. All these gestures have been rebuffed hy the Peking regime, but administration experts believe they may have an impact on the foreign policy attitude of future Chinese leaders. The United States and. so far as Washington authorities can determine the Soviet Union, also, have been watching the Mao mystery develop for sever- al months with growing fascination The interest of Soviet leaders in Ihe possibility of personality changes in the top of the Peking ruling group is believed here lo be a prime cause of their determination lo hold the door open 10 some sort of Soviet-Chinese reconciliation. The Chinese refused to attend a recent Communist Party meeting in Moscow but the Soviets nevertheless left the way clear for some later improvement in relations. Mao's situation is regarded here as the key to what is likely to happen in Peking in Ihe next few weeks or months. But 11 is a key which the outside world, reportedly including Soviet as well as American ex-pens on Chinese Communist affairs, does not presently understand. Mao. 72. last made a public appearance in November when he received a delegation from Cambodia. His absence from subsequent public ceremonies did not at first arouse interest here and in other world capitals, since it has been his pattern lo drop from sight for two or three months at a time. But when he failed to reappear in Peking as winter ended. U.S. experts began to speculate that be was ill. The belief thai I he has suffered a serious illness i or perhaps undergone a major operation is now the dominant view in official Washington circles. He did not appear at Sunday's May Day celebration. Another cause of the belief here that Mao is or has been seriously ill is the fact that the Chinese press has been engaged for more than a month now in virtually deifying him. The view that Chinese leaders who carry on after Mao inevitably wilt do things differently is widely held among U.S. experts Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Third Annual Event... Businessmen Honored At Curwensville Dinner CURWENSVILLE - Businessmen had their night at Curwensville Saturday. A sell-out crowd filled the dining room of the VFW to pay tribute to the community's business people at the third annual Curwensville Borough Banquet. "Thfy (the crowds) keep getting bigger and bigger," said Frank Harzinski, president of Borough Council and master of ceremonies. "I'm afraid we're going to have to find a much bigger place to  ------------   ------- - - meet next year," he smiled. The theme of the program, which was sponsored by Borough Council, was "We Salute Area Business." In addition to the businessmen themselves, the "Dutch treat" affair was attended by many Curwensville industrial, civic and local government leaders. Program highlights included remarks from a number of borough officers, films of the community taken in 1938, 1949 and this year, and vocal selections by the Young Serenity Singers. Especially entertaining to the group was the 1038 film which pictured student:- leaving classes at the Patlon Building and the various businesses and the owners and employes. Many of those seated in the audience were able to sec themselves as they appeared 28 years ago. The Young Serenity Singers, comprised of four Curwensville Joint High School girls - Barbara Johnson, Louise Am merman. Barbara Arnold and Joan Harzinski - also made a big hit with the crowd. Mayor Ralph I). Giarth, in brief remarks, told the audience Ihat "Curwensville has great potential for continued growth" and that the town must be ready lo take advantage of every opportunity. Other remarks were heard from: James 11. French, president of the Community Association: William Kovach, representing the Retail Committee of Woodland R. D. Man Found Dead in Home By Neighbor Sunday WOODLAND - Jesse L. El-linger. 79, of Woodland R. D.. who lived alone, was found dead in his home yesterday at about 9:30 a. m. by a neighbor. He was last seen Friday at about 8 p. m. when he was Irving to start a power lawn mower. According to Clearfield County Deputy Coroner William W. Strange, investigation showed Mr. Ellinger apparently died around 7 a. ni. Saturday of an acute coronary occlusion. Mr. Ellinger was born Jan. 27. 1887. at Luthersburg. a son of William and Jennie (Lines) Ellinger. A retired employe of North American Refractories at Lumber Cily. he was a social member of the American Legion and VFW posts of Curwensville. Surviving are these brothers and sisters: Percy of Curwensville; Marlic of Clearfield: Lcs-ler of Erie: Mrs. Freda Wilson of Pittsburgh: and Mrs. Florence Flick of Salamanca. NY. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Myrtle Mc-Divitt. in 1932: also by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.  m.  in the Please Turn to Page     Col. 4   Please Turn lo Page 2. Col. 3 C. of C. Elects New Officers At Philipsburg Inspection Set For Rehabilitation Center PHILIPSBURG - A. J. Cam so.   executive  director  of  the General   Stale   Authority Lester Buchart of York, whose j architectural   firm    has awarded   the  contract   for designing the new state rehabilitation center to he built here, are scheduled to make an on the site inspection next week. State Senator  Daniel  A.   Bailey  announced today. Sen. Bailey and Philipsburg, Slate General Hospital olficials will meet the visitors on Tues-dav, Mav in. PHILIPSBURG - The board of directors of the Philipsburg Area Chamber of Commerce reorganized for the coming year at a meeting held Friday evening in the Chamber office. Walter M. Swoope was elected president to succeed Luther I.. Warsing. Charles B. Jones was reelected vice president: John B. Whitman was re-elected treasurer: and Ronald R. I'oiio was elected secretary. Edwin T. Shingledecker was welcomed   as a  new  director, succeeding Charles ,1. Har'.le. A vote of lhanks was extended t to ihe retiring president for his and 1 efforts during the past year. New Spending Battle Looms... Education, Health Funds Await Congress Action By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON (AP) - Another round in the spending battle between President Johnson and the big Democratic majority in Congress takes place in the House this week. This time the skirmish centers on education and health appropriations.  A  week  after i!   defied   the'Tex. called 'an invitation to a tax ini royse." President by restoring some $loo million for school lunch and milk program*, the House i-expected lo support the action if its Appropriations Committee The President attacked re-lor.it ion of budget cuts by Con ;re-s !.i*l vv eck. and the Budge' Bureau estimated as much in putting back an extra S232.S � $2.8 billion may be tacked onto Mr llartle and Mr Jones both been I reported on the highway meet I ing held earlier in the day at I State College with committees j from the Bcllefonlc and Slate j College Chambers j    Mr.  Jones, chairman of ar-j rangemenls, reminded the directors of the spring social l  be held Saturday. May 21, at the Holiday. All Chamber members are inv ited lo attend w ith their wives. There will be a banquet, entertainment and dance. million for impacted school di trici.v The increase in funds for ar e.is with subsianiial numbers of federal workers is pari of a S4N0 million increase ov er the amount Johnson asked for the depad mcnt.s of lleabh. Education and Welfare. Other increases are for vocational ed ucalion and health institutes. A vote on Ihe $10..r).V).342.">o(i money bill is set foi' Wedilcsil.iv . A liKijoritv of Democrats on the Appropriations Committee supported the extra funds which Chairman George II. Malion. D- be budget by Congres i Some congressmen have said Johnson deliberately cut such \ popular progra m* as lunches and schools so he could blame I Congress for voting the extra ! funds The Democrats have be'-1 ter than 2-1 majorities in both : houses. ! The House voles on another . big money measure Tuesday. It i is a S-l 9 billion space aulhori/a-! lion i other bills on the calendar for | the week include an adiiiinisira I   Please Turn to Page G. Col j Three Clearfield Students Win At State fair Three Clearfield students were among ihe winners in ihe Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science al Johnstown Friday and Saturday. According to James Mitchell, a Clearfield Senior High School science teacher who accompanied the trio, .second place awards were won by: Terry Moore, a senior and son of Mr. and Mrs I.onnie Moore. 21  (1 Casaday. a senior, -mi of Mr and Mrs. Floyd M Casaday. Country Club Hills. All three advanced to the statewide event after winning the Clearfield Area Science Fair and the regional fair at Slate College Terry was one of several sec ond place winners in the physics category. No first place prizes were given. Lee won one of several second places m ihe junior pbv sic.il  science  class. ,|> honorable mention was for hi.s chemistry entry. Count fan's Rescue In N. Viet Nam Wins Silver Star RAMF.Y - The Navy has announced that a Silver Star, awarded lo LI. (j.g.) Steven J. Koonlz, 24, of Ramcy, was won by the young helicopter pilot for his rescue of a downed airman near Than Hoa, North Yiel Nam. last Nov. fi. A story published in March said only that the award was made for rescue missions. The presentation was made at his home station. NAAS Ream Field, Imperial Beach. Calif., following his return from the Viet Nam. Koontz, copilot of a Navy SII-3A helicopter, was given the nation's fourth highest decoration by Rear Admiral F. A. Brandlcy, com mandant, 11 Naval District, be Please Turn to Page fi. Col. 1 Americans Said Viet Together By ANDREW BOROWIEC SAIGON. South Vict Nam (AP) - "There is no Vict Nam south of the 17th Parallel," said the highly placed Western diplomat. "There is only chaos, despair and unending struggle." The diplomat's grim appraisal of Ihe situation in South Viet Nam clashed with the official U.S. line but coincided with the views of many oilier diplomats and observers. "South Viet Nam today is not a country." he said. "Il is a group of feuding religious groups, of defiant warlords, of generals refusing to obey the orders of Saigon, of entire areas under Communist control, of political parties and groupings none of which can exercise a determining influence. "Only ihe presence of Americans holds it together. "The I'nited Stales must remain here. How and for how long. I don't know. But its departure from here would mean an immediate disaster." American planners arc hopeful ihat South Viet Nam can be forged   politically   in   elections promised   this   summer.   Most 'other diplomats  and observers I believe Ihat  elections are not . possible in this nation at war - |   Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 j j Heloise Hints | Book Available !    That   fav ori'e   book  of busy i housewives.    Heloise's    House j j keeping Hints, can now be yours ' for only SO cents , The paperbound editi.Mi. bein : made   available    to    l'r>j:'f-- . readers,   contains   10 (hap'ers, . H)8 pages and hundreds of \ a   : ' liable  bin:�. Il contains e\ cry u-.rJ f.r.rvl in ! he S3 il.'i ha rd T; er edit: >:i which has s,,ld over 3.Vi.oi.)0 cop ; lCs. You can pick up I Icl'U-e's Housekeeping Hints and Helo ise's Kitchen Hints at The Progress, at Clearfield. Coalporl. ; Curwensville. Hout/dale and j Philipsburg. : Or order as many copies a* ' \ oil v, i-h for 50 i. ciils each ! from The Progress, p o. Box . 291. Clearfield,   Pa.,   1(383').      I By Bombs Fighting in South By Reds Stymied By Supply Lack By PETER ARNETT SAIGON. South Viet Nam ,APi - U. S. Navy fighter-bombers demolished another antiaircraft missile site near the North Vietnamese city of Vinh, Inn in the South the lull in the ground war extended into a third week, the U.S. command reported today. American planes flew more than 300 sorties against suspected Communist targets in South Vict Nam. For the second day in a row B.")2s from Guam pounded Yiel Cong troop areas near the Cambodian border. Although weather curtailed air missions over ihe Communist North. A4 Skyhawks and F8 Crusaders from the carrier Hancock saturated the missile site 34 miles northeast of Vinh, on the North Vietnamese coast, with Bullpup air-to-surface missiles and 500- and 600-pound bombs. A spokesman said they destroyed everything within a 400-foot-square area, including two Soviet-built missile launchers. U.S. spokesmen reported the loss of two more planes over North Viet Nam, raising the total shot down there to 227, hut the pilots of both were rescued by helicopters. Four U.S. planes were lost over the North Friday. Commenting on the lull in the ground war. the spokesman declared: "We have hurt these people a great deal in recent months. We're sure they are still pouring people in here from North Viet Nam at the rale of 5,-500 a month. I don't believe they have supplies for support." The infiltration figure, however, represents an increase of 1.000 men a month over Defense Secretary Robert S. McNam-ara's estimate to the Senate two months ago. Across Ihe 17lh Parallel frontier, a U.S. helicopter picked up a downed U. S. airman at dawn after he had eluded Communist pursuers through the night in the mountains of North Vict Nam near the Laotian border. Communist gunners beat off three attempts Sunday afternoon to rescue Air Force Capt. James M. Ingalls of Palo Alto, Calif. He was the 48th pilot brought out of the Communist North this year. New agitation and terrorism followed an anti-American May Day demonstration in Saigon. About 5.000 anti-Communist Roman Catholics demonstrated in the suburb of Hoc -Mon. 10 miles northwest of the capital, demanding the ouster of U. S. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge but praising American assistance lo the war effort. The crowd chanted. "Down with Lodge" and. "Lodge go home" but also hoisted placards Please Turn lo Page 2, Col. 1 FARMER Partly cloudy, liftla change in temperatures tonight. Fair and warmer Tuesday, high today 46 to 56. Low tonight 34 to 42. Sunrise 6:08-Sunset 8:10 Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. ni. 6:80 feet (rising). Today 7 a. m. 6.40 feet (falling*. 54 Clearfield Weather Sunday   low   52;   High I Overnight low 42. Precipitation   (trace). Mid - State Airport Sunday low 3� High 52. Ove- mght lo �� 33. Five - Day Forecast May 3 7: L- �ccatures cue expected  overage near  norma1   T,,e  normal higf'lS   will    i.ings   'iC'"1!   60 to 64 with i->,�.<. 4 1 to 4 4 degrees. T . p s d ;i, w 111 be cool, no1 ""g mid week folios ed b, o cool period at *he end of the week. Scai'ced showers toward "-e e-d of the week are e \oeced to average t^o fo'ii et a/i inch. 42   

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