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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 13, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Although the race is not always to the swift, nor the bal-tle to the strong - that's the way to bet. The Progress Reader's Tip For another in series on medicare, turn to Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 113 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Friday. Mnv 13, 19f 14,51 8 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Vital Races Dot Area Election Scene Tuesday Vote Features State Offices, Countywide Posts By EDWARD E. MORGAN Progress Staff Writer Clearfield County Republican and Democratic voters will march to the polls next Tuesday to help nominate candidates for governor and four other statewide offices. In. addition the two major parties will make their choice for a state senator and general as- semblymen in a primary that features only a sprinkling of local contests. On the countywide level, however, considerable interest has built up arounil a three-way battle for the chairmanship of the Democratic County Committee among Ed L. (Pete) Fisher of Curwensville, the incumbent; Frederick L. (Ted) Brion of Clearfield and Michael David Tomchick of Woodward Township. Robert W. Goodman of Morris Township is unopposed for re-election as Republican county chairman but Jean Bordas of Wallaceton is making a spirited bid to unseat Mrs. Margaret Dunlap of Osceola Mills as GOP vice chairman. Another interesting contest on the Republican ballot has developed for the newly-aligned 34th District senatorial seat now held by Daniel A. Bailey of Philipsburg. The district, formerly comprised of Clearfield and Centre counties, has been expanded and now includes Cameron and Clinton counties. Opposing Sen. Bailey for the nomination are former Clearfield County Sheriff James B. Reese of Houtzdale and Dr. Earl L. Lentz Jr., a Lock Haven chiropractor. Former State Sen. Jo Hays of State College and Rep. Frank M. O'Neill of D u B o i s, are among three Democratic candidates seeking the senatorial nomination. The other candidate is Edgar M. Clayton of Clearfield, a retired highway engineer. Four Democrats are seeking the nomination for the 74th district seat in the stale House while former Rep. Austin M. Harrier of LeContes Mills is unopposed for the Republican nod. The Democratic hopefuls are Paul M. Murawski of Gulich Township, M. Austin Turner of Lawrence Township, Edmund J. Zitzelbcrger of Clearfield and Louis R. Donahue of Curwensville. The 7 the Fair Labor Standards Act because the goods are shipped in interstate commerce. County Group Top Delegation At Pa. Meeting The Clearfield County Historical Society will be the t o p delegation tomorrow as the 59th annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Federation of Historicsl Societies opens in the William Penn Memorial Museum at Harrisburg. The Clearfield County group of some 50 members, who will travel to Harrisburg by chartered bus. will join wilh delegates from 121 organizations representing virtually all of the Commonwealth's 67 counties at the all-day meeting. It is the largest delegation registered. The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 Mine Drainage Plant Sites Being Studied HARRISBURG - Representative Eugene M. Fulmer of Centre County today announced that prospective sites in Central Pennsylvania for a neutralization plant to treat acid mine drainage are being studied by officials of the State Departments of Mines and Mineral Industries, Forests apd Waters, and Health, and of the Pennsylvania State University. The Pennsylvania Coal Re- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 Inside The Progress Classified Ads 12, 13, 11 Hints From llcloi.se ...... 8 Comics .................. 15 News From Around World 6 Sports ............ 9, 10, 11 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News ........... 5 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News ....... 3, 8, lfi Church News ...... 7, 9, 14 Board Acts On Several Matters At Amesville AMESVILLE - The Interim Operating Committee of the Moshannon Valley School District in a long session last night took the following action: i-* Awarded a contract for manual typewriter maintenance to Edward Kowalcyk, Houtzdale. Renewed the student insurance policy for the 1966-term with the O'Neill Insurance Agency, Houtzdale. Board members were informed by Supervising Principal Waiter S. Gran-lun that the policy covers students participating in the summer recreation program and the summer reading program. Authorized the signing of the school lunch agreement for the 1966-67 term._ Due to increased costs, the prices for lunches will be elementary students, 30 cents; high school students, 35 cents; and adults 45 cents. Approved the purchase of Please Turn to Page 6. Col. 4 Cleariielier Has Low Bid On Si ream Clearance HARRISBURG - Peter Gear-hart, Clearfield, is low bidder on a stream clearance project on Anderson Creek at Curwensville, Clearfield County, the Stale Department of Forests and Waters said today. The department opened bids yesterday for the rental of construction equipment to be used under the direction of department engineers to eliminate a condition which has caused flooding in the past in the area. Gearhart bid the following equipment on an hourly basis: two angle dozers, one at $11.50 and the other ot $10.25; dragline al $12; front-end loader at S10.25; three dump Irucks at S17.45 each and a chain saw at $4. The work will include excavating material from the channel of Anderson Creek to increase the bottom width to 75 feet over a distance of 6,500 feet. The work area will extend from a railroad bridge at the North American Refractories Co. plant downstream to the confluence of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. Curwensville Borough Council sponsored the project by providing rights of way for carrying on the work and agreeing to maintain the improvement after completion. The project is being financed with state funds. Overnight low 49. Mid - State Airport Thursday low 42; High 56. Overnight low 42. Five - Day Forecast May 14 - 18: Temperatures are expected to average nearly ten degrees below normal. If will be cool throughout the period, wilh no major changes. There will be rain Monday and Tuesday, ending Wednesday. LUMBER TRUCK UPSETS - Portage truck driver James Benton escaped serious injury this morning when his rig upset at South Philipsburg. Truck was rounding a curve when it turned over and dumped its load of lumber. (Progress Photo) Trucker Injured As Rig Upsets At Philipsburg A Portage trucker suffered bruises and brush burns early this morning when his tractor-irailer rig overturned at South Philipsburg. Damage was estimated at between $12,000 and $15,000. The accident was one of three reported in the area yesterday and this morning. The other tuo occurred at Curwensville and Clearfield. James Benton. 4f>. of Portage, was only slightly injured when his ri;^. loaded with lumber, overturned near Philipsburg. Trooper Thomas Babich reported thai Benton was eoming clown the hill into Philipshurg on Home 330 when the accident occurred. After rounding a mr\* in South Philipsburg. the vehicle went off onto the lefl berm and overturned on its side Lumber was scattered over lhe highway and the road was blocked for a short time. Oneway traffic was established af- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2