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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 16, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle By the lime you're rich enough to sleep late, you're so old that you wake up early every morning. The Progress Reader's Tip Gubernatorial candidates speak ... on Page 18. Vol. 60 - No. 115 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, May 16, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 20 PAGES TODAY Viet Nam Gripped by New Crisis Shapp s Mother Sick ... /// Fortune Muddles State Vote Tuesday HARRISBURG (AP) - III fortune again has muddled the Pennsylvania primary election which looms just hours away. Milton Shapp, a candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, flew to Miami, Fla., Sunday, after his mother suffered a heart attack there. His office said this has forced cancel lation of all personal appearances. Shapp, who is waging an independent campaign, may fly back to Pennsylvania tonight to vote in the primary Tuesday, a press aide said. Just last week. Alty. Gen. Waller E. Alcssandroni, a candidate for lieutenant governor on the Republican ticket headed by Raymond P. Shafer, was killed in a plane crash near Somerset. Because of state election laws, Alessandroni's name remains on the ballot. If he is nominated, the Republican state committee will pick a substitute to run in the general election in November. Meanwhile, an estimated 5.3 million Pennsylvanians are eligible to vote in the primary. This breaks down into 2.64 million Republicans and 2.73 million Democrats. The polls will be open in 9,393 precincts from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. Previously, elections were conducted under standard time. Shafer, the present lieutenant governor, has the backing of the state GOP organization and the blessings of Gov. Scranton, also a Republican. Shafer is considered by political observors to be a safe bet to Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Campaign Still Unusually Quiet At Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG - The political campaign remains unusually quiet here today on the eve of the primary election. Principal interest centers in contests for nominations for state senator, assemblyman and Centre County Republican chairman. The polls in 75 Centre County precincts will be open tomorrow from 7 a. m. until 8 p. m. (DST). Both parties will nominate a governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of internal affairs, and a judge of the superior court. Ballots will also be cast to nominate party candidates for representative in Congress from the 23rd District, senator in the Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Queen Contest Entry Blanks Available At 2 Clearfield Schools Entry blanks for the Clearfield Fire Department's 1966 Beauty Contest have been distributed to the main offices at Clearfield Area Senior High School and St. Francis School. The completed forms are to be returned to the school offices when they will be collected by 3:30 p. m. May 27. The entry blanks include a parents consent form which must be signed by the contestant's parents or guardian. Information requested includes the entrant's name and address, ace, weight, height, color of hair and eyes, school, grade and curriculum. An area has been provided for attachment of a picture. Judging will lake place in the high school auditorium at 8 p. m. June 10. Contestants will bp judged on general appear-' ance, poise and personality. There will be no swimsuit competition. Miss Diane Kcnyon, last year's winner, will crown the new queen. New Phone Listed For The Progress Office at Coalport Effective Monday, May lfi, the telephone number at The Progress office on Main Street, Coalport, will be (572-8600. The office, located in the Hegarly Education Building, will be open from 1 to 5 p. m. Monday through Friday. It will be closed on Saturday. Mrs. Lcroy D. Caskey Is in charge. Her home telephone number is 672-8263. Clearfield, Centre Races in Spotlight Clearfield and Centre County Republican and Democratic voters move into the spotlight tomorrow to help line up their party's best candidates for the main event - the general election in November. In addition to nominating candidates for governor and other stale offices, both parties elect county chairmen and the GOP elects a vice chairman. Here is where much of the local interest lies. In Clearfield County there is a three-way battle for the Democratic county chairmanship, while three candidates are vying for the GOP chairmanship in Centre County. The only other contest is for vice chairman in Clearfield County. Here is how they lineup for tomorrow's balloting: REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR DEMOCRAT Harold E. Stassen Erwin L. Murray Raymond P. Shafer Milton Shapp George J. Brett Robert P. Casey LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Blair F. Gunther v James R. Kelly Walter E. Alessandroni Leonard C. Staisey SECRETARY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS John K. Tabor Genevieve Blatt J. Warren Keel JUDGE OF SUPERIOR COURT (Two to be Elected) G. Harold Watkins Clinton Budd Palmer Theodore O. Spaulding Juanita Kidd Stout Theodore O. Spaulding G. Harold Watkins CONGRESS (23RD DISTRICT) Albert W. Johnson Jack Still STATE SENATOR (34TH DISTRICT) James B. Reese Jo Hays Earl L. Lentz. Jr. Frank M. O'Neil Daniel A. Bailey EdgarTff. Clayton GENERAL ASSEMBLY 74TH DISTRICT Austin M. Harrier Paul M. Murawski M. Austin Turner Edmund J. Zitzelbcrger Louis R. Donahue 66TII DISTRICT L. Eugene Smith Robert Melton John R. Caldwell 77TII DISTRICT Eugene Fulmer Charles E. Woodring STATE COMMITTEE (34TH DISTRICT) Robert M. Kurtz William H. Hawkins CLEARFIELD COUNTY CHAIRMAN Robert W. Goodman Fredrick L. (Ted) Brion Ed L. (Pete) Fisher Michael David Tomchick CLEARFIELD COUNTY VICE CHAIRMAN Mrs. Margaret Dunlap (Appointed by Jean Bordas County Committee) CENTRE COUNTY COUNTY CHAIRMAN Arthur Rose (To be Elected Albert F. Williams By County Committee) John A. Harris VICE CHAIRMAN (To be.Elected Sally Woodring By County Committee) DRIVER HOSPITALIZED - Dorothy Korinchak, 19, of Houtzdale, was taken to the Clearfield Hospital Saturday afternoon after her car, above, crossed the center line on Route 322 at Barrett Curve and struck an oncoming truck. She is in fairly good condition. (Progress Photo) Driver Injured In Crash On Barrett Curve A young woman was hospitalized following one of five traffic accidents reported tn Clearfield County and the Moshannon Valley over the weekend. Dorothy Korinchak, 19, of Houtzdale, was admitted to the Clearfield Hospital Saturday afternoon after her car and a truck driven by Charles W. Neff, 42, of Winburne, collided on Route 322,, at the Barrett Curve,___ She isITstecl TfTTarrTy good condition. The full extent of her injuries was not reported. State police 'reported Miss Korinchak traveled to the left of the highway in rounding the curve and struck the oncoming Neff vehicle. Richard Dale Near Top... Countian Finishes 11th Among 65 Spellers By JANE DIETZEL Progress Staff Writer PITTSBURGH - Clearfield County's Champion Spellers traveled here Saturday to compete in the Western Pennsylvania finals, and although they didn't bring home top honor they performed in championship fashion. Richard Dale, 13-year-old son of Mrs. Wallace Dale of Houtzdale, representing the Moshannon Valley Schools placed 11th in a field of 65 top-flight spellers who participated in the Western Pennsylvania Championship Bee conducted by The Pittsburgh Press-*-- and Radio Station KDKA. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 DuBois Man On Trial for Role In Police fight A young DuBois man charged with committing aggravated assault and battery on a police officer who was arresting his brother went on trial at Clearfield this morning. Robert B. Wells of 215 Wilson Ave., DuBois, is charged with aggravated assault and battery and obstructing an officer. The victim, Lt. William Riggs of the DuBois City Police, said that the defendant caused injuries to him that resulted in Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 For his achievement he received a $25 Savings Bond as the contestant from outside Allegheny County finishing high est. After Richard's withdrawal when he put an extra "s" in the word "commiserate" the Bee continued with lost year's Western Pennsylvania champion, 13-year-old Stuart Isaacson, of Pittsburgh's Allderdice Junior High School, repealing his victory. . Clearfield County's other two contestants were Martha Beard, also 13 years old, an eighth grader at Clearfield Junior High School and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beard. 1017 Linden St.. and Michael McGce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry McGee of Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 6 Inside The Progress ENGLISHMAN in 10 MPH car sees world . See Page 6 Classified Ads ...... 16, 17 Comics ................. 19 Sports .............. 12, 13 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News ....... 15, 17 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Lubell Report ............ 5 Hello World .............. 6 Houtzdale f irm Claims Charges Without Merit' HOUTZDALE - Charges of unfair labor practices against Campo Slacks, Inc., of Houtzdale were termed "without merit" here today by a company spokesman. According to the spokesman, the company more than eight weeks ago voluntarily reimbursed any employe who inadvertantly had not been compensated for work performed. The total amount involved was said to be less than $1,200. A suit against the firm to enjoin violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act was filed in U.S. District Court at Pittsburgh. Named individually in the complaint are two officers of the firm, Joseph Campolong of Madera and Eugene Campolong of Clearfield. The complaint contends thai the company failed to pay some employes the applicable minimum wage, failed to pay time Search For Kidnaped Girl Is Resumed SHADE GAP, Pa. (AP) - Some 20 agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and 35 state policemen resumed today their intensive investigation in search of a 17-year-old teenage girl who was abducted at gunpoint last Wednesday. "There is nothing to report at this time," said authorities at the command post established shortly after Peggy Ann Brad nick was kidnapped while walk-|Tn'gvTibme from school with her five younger brothers and sisters. A five-day mass search for the girl by some 1,000 volunteers proved futile and was finally Premier Ky Warned By Buddhists New Strife Between North, Saigon Cuts Into War Effort By ANDREW BOROWIEC SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) -The Buddhist leadership demanded tonight that Premier Nguyen Cao ky's military regime pull its troops out of Da Nang where they have taken control of the city's key centers in an attempt to bring dissident northern provinces back under Saigon's authority. But the gulf between the North and Saigon appeared to deepen. The new crisis cut into the war effort against the Communists and threatened plans for civilian elections in the fall. Buddhists in Saigon announced that "all monks" are ready to die for their cause. Their spokesman, Thien Minn, charged in an emotional speech that "there is a plot to assassinate all Buddhists." In Da Nang, where an uneasy calm prevailed throughout the day, Buddhist supporters piled firewood in apparent preparation for threatened immolation by monks. Minh demanded the government withdraw its troops from the North and "find an immediate solution" to restore civilian rule. Minh said there were eight killed, 52 wounded and 12 arrested in Sunday's D A Nang fighting. There was no official Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Late News HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov. Scranton departed today on the first leg of a two-week tour that will take him to Alaska, Japan and Viet Nam. Cloudy and warmer tonight with scattered showers and occasional thun-dershowers, low 46 to 53. Clearing by Tuesday afternoon and not much change in temperature. Sunrise 5:53-Sunset 8:25 MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court agreed today to hear on June 9 baseball's appeal of its convic-lion under the state's antitrust laws, but an order directing the National League to file an expansion plan by noon remained temporarily in effect. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson called top military and diplomatic advisers to an afternoon session today to' go over Vietnamese crisis developing over Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's crackdown on Buddhist dissidents. Clearfield Sunday 7 feet (falling). Today 7 a feet (falling). River Level p. m. - 6.15 . - 6.05 Clearfield Weather Sunday low 46; High 78. Overnight low 54. Mid - State Airport Sunday low 35; High 70. Overnight low 42. Five - Day Forecast May 17-21: Temperatures are expected to average four to seven degrees above normal. The normal highs are 66 to 72 and normal lows, 45 to 49. It will be a little cooler Tuesday and day to day changes in temperatures will be small. Gemini 9 Space Twins All Set For Tomorrow Bv RONALD THOMPSON CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) -- Healthy and eager on the eve of a bold space adventure, Gemini 9's two astronauls boned up on intricate details of their complex assignment today as preparations for Tuesday's launch continued. Air Force Lt. Col Stafford and Navy Eugene A. Cernan toughest job ever astronaut crew," said. Only the weather cast a glimmer of doubt about Tuesday's 12:39 p.m. EDT launch of Gemini 9. an hour and 39 minutes after the scheduled liftoff of its Agena target rocket. Weather observers eyed a weak "east wave" in the Allan-tic Ocean creeping toward the area 575 miles southeast of Bermuda where th-: recovery aircraft carrier Wasp will be stationed in event of an abort. A Wasp weather officer officer said the observers were hopeful the squally front would break up before it reached the area. "It's still too soon to tell," one weatherman said. Stafford and Cernan planned Thomas P. Lt. Cmdr. have "the handed an one official Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 If. Co/. Joseph R. Henry... Clearfield Native Has Key Gemini 9 Role (Editor's note: Lt. Col. Joseph R. Henry, one of two Gemini 9 countdowners featured in the following Associated Press story, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Henry of 406 S. Third St., Clearfield. Lt. Col. Henry, who has been at Crpe Kennedy as a U. S. Air Force member of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration since 1963, is a 1949 graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point where he was named All-American guard on the academy's football team. He and his wife, the former Sue Hamburger of Coalport, are the parents of three daughters and two sons. They make their home at Satellite Beach, about 15 miles south of Cape Kennedy.) GEMINI 9 countdowners at Cape Kennedy - Maj. Charles G. Bowdish, left, and Lt. Col. Joseph R. Henry, right, a native of Clearfield, Pa., check equipment which they will use in their work as launch coordinators in the blast-off of Gemini 9 at this huge space center at Cape Kennedy, Fla. The all-important task will see the two men take up positions at midnight Monday in the Gemini blockhouse No. 19 for the launch scheduled for 12:39 p. m. (EDT) on Tuesday. (AP Wirephoto) CAPE KENN'KDY. Fla. (AP) - About midnight Monday two Air Force officers will leave their staff cars here and - carrying hardhats, sack lunches and briefcases bulging with countdown documents - begin playing all-important roles in Gemini 9. They are l.t. C'nl, Joseph R. Henry, a former football star at West Point, and Maj. Charles G. Bowdish, a balding Nasal Academy graduate who sails a 16-foot sloop in off hours. They are launch coordinators for the Gemini-Titan and AtlasAgena space boosters in the nation's .seventh two-man space mission. Henry, a native of Clearfield, Pa., will walk through the tunnel that leads into the 30-foot-thick concrete and steel walls of Gemini Blockhouse 19. From there, astronauts Thomas P. Stafford and Eugene A. Cernan will be triggered at 12:39 p.m. Tuesday toward their three-day journey in space. Seven thousand fect away, Bowdish, of Shakopee. Minn , will take his place in a similar .structure, Blockhouse 14. From there. Atlas No. 5303 and Agena No. 5004 will begin their journey at 11 a.m. Tuesday toward a 185-mile orbit, where the Agena will circle the earth waiting for Tlease Turn to Page 8, Col. 7
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