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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 18, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle Sign on a reducing salon: 'Come in and shoo the fat." The Progress Reader's Tip More election news on Pages 2, 5, 13, 14. Vol. 60 - No. 117 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,   Wednesday, May 18, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY Kidnap-Killer Slain; Girl Unharmed *  � Teener Slays Kidnaper Farm Boy, 15, Apparently Fired Shot at Killer By JULES LOH SHADE GAP, Pa. (AP)-A 15-year-old farm hoy apparently shot and killed the kidnaper of 17-year-old Peggy Ann Bradnick today after the sniper critically wounded a deputy sheriff. The kidnaper, who Tuesday shot and '-illcd an FBI agent from ambush, was killed and his pretty young hostage rescued shortly after dawn today. The shooting of the sniper, William Diller Hollenbaugh. 44-year-old former mental patient, happened less than 300-yards off the Pennsylvania Turnpike and about 3'2 miles south of where the FBI agent was slain. A state police corporal also claimed to have shot the sniper. Witnesses gave this reconstruction of the capture: Hollenbaugh early this morning shot deputy sheriff Francis Sharp and commandeered the deputy's automobile at <: small weekend cabin owned by Adolph Shoneck of Johnstown. The cabin is about Vi mile off Highway 522. Hollenbaugh then forced the wounded deputy to drive his car toward Highway 52?, which leads (o the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The car came to a gate leading lo the highway on the farm of Luther \V. Rubeck Jr. The deputy got out to open the gale. When he did, a state policeman approached and said: "Sharp, these people weren't with you when you went in there last night." At this point, another shot was fired. The girl broke loose and ran toward a nearby barn, waving to a helicopter overhead and pointing toward Hollenbaugh. The deputy then ran across Highway 522 and into the colonial type farm home.of Rubeck. A witness at this point was Harper Cline, 25, who lives on an adjoining farm and had been out since early morning, watching for the sniper. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 By STEVE MARCUS SHADE GAP, Pa (AP) - A crazed kidnap-killer was slain today in a wild gun battle with law officers who rescued his hostage. 17-year-old Peggy Ann Bradnick apparently unharmed. William Diller Hollenbach, 44, already charged with killing one FBI agent during the manhunt, wounded another FBI man and a deputy sheriff in a final blaze of rifle fire before he himself fell fatally wounded. The gunfight in the rock-strewn woods in the Tuscarora Mountains, 70 miles southwest of Harrisburg. climaxed a massive manhunt which began when Hollenbaugh snatched Peggy-Ann on her way home from school with her five younger brothers and sisters last Wednesday. Flushed out of his hiding place by officers and police dogs, Hollenbaugh refused to surrender. He fired his rifle repeatedly at the oncoming officers before a bullet caught him in the chest. He was pronounced dead at Fulton Medical Center in nearby McConelsburg. Dr. Robert Fry, a physician at the medical center, said after examining Miss Bradnick that he found no evidence she had been molested. "She is a little excited," he noted. "She had a good breakfast and her parents are with her." A hospital spokesman in Chambersburg, Pa., said Deputy Sheriff Francis Sharp was brought to the emergency room. "He was shot and wounded but he is alive," the spokesman said. Hollenbaugh, who served part of a 5 to 10-year term for burglary and spent 13-years in a mental hospital, was charged Tuesday with the murder of FBI agent Terry Ray Anderson, a father of four and 10-year veteran of the federal law agency. Anderson was shot and killed as he investigated along with other agents and state police, the cabin in the deep woods in which Hollenbaugh has been living. As the agents inched toward the cabin, shots rang out and Anderson and two police dogs were killed. "The shots came from nowhere," a state police officer reported. Some six hours after the am- bush - about eight miles from where the Bradnick girl was taken - the FBI filed murder charges against Hollenbaugh before a U.S. commissioner in Bellefonte, Pa. Immediately after the slaving of Anderson, state police and the FBI rushed every available man from within a radius of 200 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 8 Lt. Gov. Raymond P. Shafer * � � * * * Organization Choice Upset... Milton Shapp   � Shafer, Shapp Meet in Fall By JAMES V. LAMB PHILADELPHIA (AP) - lt will be Milton Shapp vs. Raymond P. Shafer for governor of Pennsylvania. Democrat Shapp, a Philadelphia industrialist, successfully challenged the party organization  in Tuesday's primary to defeat state Sen. Robert P. Casey in a close contest. Shafer, the present lieutenant governor, easily won the Republican nomination. Not since Gifford Pinchot won the GOP nomination in 1922 has an organization Totals Listed For Uncontested Congress Voting Incumbent Albert W. Johnson of Smethport and Jack Still of Bradford polled 8,541 and 8,854 votes respectively in Clearfield County in their uncontested primary campaigns for the 23rd District Congressional seat. The totals represent all but one Clearfield County Precinct. In Centre County the vote was 7.586 for Republican Johnson and 3,442 for Democrat Still. The district was changed March 15 to cover ten instead of eight counties. Clarion and Jefferson were taken out and placed into the 22nd District. Here are the vote totals in the other eight counties as available at press time. Johnson    Still Cameron ..... 1,046 579 Clinton ........ 3.851       2,348 Elk   .......... 2,312       2.159 Forest ........ unavailable McKean ...... unavailable Potter   ....... unavailable Venango ...... 6.062       2,043 Warren ...... unavailable Fulmer Defeats Woodring, Now Faces Clemson Rep. Eugene M. Fulmer of State College, in his bid for a new term in the State House of Representatives, yesterday turned back a challenge by Charles E. Woodring. Unofficial totals in Tuesday's Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Ky Foes Pour Into City ... Rebels Down American Plane Over Da Nang By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON (AP) - Rebels shot down a U. S. spotter plane over Da Nang late today. U. S. Marines quietly took over a Da Nang River bridge disputed between rebel and government  troops   in   that   hot   bed  of   northern    dissid- -fchoice for governor failed to4-get the nomination in Pennsylvania. Shapp, the first Jew to win a major party nomination for governor in this state, carried 42 of the state's 67 counties. He spent funds lavishly in the campaign, pointing up his experience as a businessman and government consultant. Casey, 34. a Roman Catholic, was described by Shapp as "hand-picked by the party bosses." Shapp also emphasized Casey was completing his first term as senator. Pennsylvania Republican voters nominated the late Walter E. Alessandroni for lieutenant governor, although he was killed last May 8 in a plane crash. The Republican state committee will pick his successor. The primary was also notable for the nomination of two Negroes for statewide office, the first of their race to be so selected on a major party ticket. The voters passed two constitution amendments the first lime amendments had ever appeared on a primary ballot. Voters also picked nominees for all 27 congressional scats, 50 state Senate seals and 203 state House seats. Shafer's election, and the election of Alessandroni, the attorney general, apparently assured Gov. William W. Scranton of strong state support should he seek the Republican presidential nomination two years hence. Gov. Scranton was on a trip to Asia. With 9,198 of 9,393 precincts reported. Shapp had 531,840 and Casey had 486.426. A third candidate. Rep. Erwin Murray of Cameron County, had 83.192. State Sen. Leonard Staisey of Duquesne, the organization candidate for Lieutenant governor, won easily. With 8,758 precincts reporting, he had 526,136 voles lo 317,872 for Shapp's running mate, James Kelley, a Greens-burg lawyer. On the Republican side for governor,  with  9.203  precincts Zitzelberger Gains Nod In 74th District ence. Premier Nguyen Cao K.v's opponents poured 500 more anti-invcrnmcnt infantrymen into I lie city. And 200 men from a detachment of rangers already based (here switched to the rebel side. That boosted the rebel ranks to more than 1.000 men, against the 2.500 Vietnamese marines and paratroopers Ky *cnt in Sunday. Government forces, supported b\ two tanks, started to close in on one of Da Nang's three rebel-held pagodas. But they withdrew after Buddhist monks set fire to a wooden pyre they had erected there and threatened   lo   burn   themsehes   to death if Ihe advance continued. Ky had visited Da Nang briefly to rally support and swear in his new military commander for the five northern provinces making up the agitation-ridden 1st Corps area. Of complaints from U.S. officials that he had not advised them in advance of the troop movement, Ky said in an interview that "the American government and the Vietnamese government are ciose, perhaps closer than ever before, but it does not mean we have to discuss everything." U.S. Marines won control of Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 Water Interruption Set at Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - Fred Bennett, secretary-treasurer of the Pike Township Municipal Authority, announced this morning that the following sections of Curwensville will be without water service beginning at 9:30 a. m. tomorrow while repairs are being made. Areas affected will be lower Pine Street from State Street to Anderson Creek, a portion of South Street from Pine Street westward, and all of Anderson Avenue, Grampian Road and Phoenix Street. Clearfield realtor Edmund J. Zitzelberger is the unofficial winner of the Democratic nomination for the 74th District Assembly! seat with a 568-vote margin over his closest rival, Louis R. Donahue of Curwensville. (See Table Page 5) In yesterday's primary election Zitzelberger captured 2,123 votes to Donahue's 1,565, 1,431 for M. Austin Turner of Lawrence Township and 867 for Paul M. Murawski of Gulich Township. Zitzelberger thus will face former State Rep. Austin M. Har- Clearfield Countians Elect Fisher, Dunlap Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1 Big Margin For Reese Not Enough In the only two real races bn the Republican ballot, Clearfield County GOP voters gave an overwhelming majority to former Sheriff James B. Reese in his unsuccessful bid for the Pennsylvania Senate and reelected County Vire Chairman Mrs. Margaret Dunlap with a comfortable majority. Reese, a resident of Houtz-dale, had a landslide victory piling up nearly a two to one majority over the only other real contender for the senate seat, incumbent Daniel A. Bailey of Philipsburg. But Bailey's mammoth Centre County vote gave him the final victory. With all precincts tabulated, Reese's unofficial total was 6,011 in Clearfield County. Sen. Bailey received 2,977 votes in Clearfield County. Dr. Earl Lentz, the Lock Haven chiropractor who waged a hard-fought campaign in the county for the senatorial seat, came out a bad third with only 526 votes. In the early vote count, Mrs. Dunlap, a resident of Osceola Mills who has served five years as county vice chairman, was running behind her opponent, Mrs. Jean Bordas of Wallace-ton. But after half of the voting precincts haa reported she took the lead and never lost it again. Mrs. Dunlap's final unofficial total was 5,117. Mrs. Bordas, the first Clearfield County woman to serve on a borough council and a leader in the Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women, trailed behind with 4,043. The county Republicans also went along with the organization-endorsed candidates on the state ticket and in compliance with a request from the party's state committee helped nominate the late Walter Alessandroni as lieutenant governor. Following Alessandroni's death in a plane crash the state committee had asked that he be given a majority vote so the committee could select a substitute nominee whose political philosophy was compatible with the other organization candidates. The late attorney general received 5.098 votes in Clearfield County while his opponent, Blair F. Gunther of Allegheny County was given 4.239. For governor, organization candidate Raymond E. Shafer received an overwhelming majority of 7,157. Harold E. Slassen of Philadelphia, a perenial office seeker, received 1.255 and Clearfield native Dr. George J. By Clearfield IOC... 26-Mill Tax Rate Approved Tax rates . . . new teachers , . . consideration of expanded kindergarten and Driver Training programs . . . building rental policy . . . election of school fund treasurers. So read the agenda at last night's meeting of the Interim Operating Committee of the Clearfield School District. Resident of the District will pay a uniform 26 mills on real estate for school purposes, beginning with the 1966 tax duplicates. ------- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 Inside The Progress Classified Ads ....... 20, 21 Hints From Hcloise .     25 Comics..............23 News From Around World 8 Sports .............. 16, 17 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News ....... 13, 21 Editorial,- Columns ..... 4 Social News .......... 3, 24 Today in History ......... 4 Hello World ......... 13, 2t Philipsburg Borough Votes Down Request For Recreation Plan PHILIPSBURG - Borough voters in yesterday's primary election rejected the referendum which would have authorized the borough to borrow up to $85,000 toward the construction or acquisition of a swimming pool, recreation center and-or a multipurpose center. The vote on the question carried in only one of the three wards - the second - and there only by a narrow margin, 108 to 101. First warders voted against it 130 to 123 and Third Ward residents were against it 116 to 71. The issue lost by 45 votes, 347 to 302. Shugarts Is Elected Head of Merchants Group at Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG - Orvilie B. Shugarts was elected president of the Philipsburg Aggressive Merchants last night at a reor-ganizational meeting held in the Chamber of Commerce office. He succeeds Thomas Sellers Jr. Other officers elected were: Karl Link, vice president; and Luther L. Warsing, secretary-treasurer. Saul Ziff was elected to the Board of Directors to succeed Frank Abbrano. Albert Ziff was named chairman for the sidewalk sales promotion to be held In the future. James McNeish, Karl Link and The present real estate mill-age rates in the member districts are: Bradford Township, 25 mills: Clearfield Borough, 26 mills; Covington Township, 28 mills; Goshen Township, 24 mills; Girard Township, 22 mills: Knox Township, 23 mills, and Lawrence Township, 23 mills. Also approved, following the required advertising authorized at last month's meeting, was the levy of a districtwide $5 per capita tax and a cne-hali of one per cent wage tax. The directors also voted to have the wage tax collected by the present elected borough and township tax collectors at a 2 per cent recompense for the next fiscal year. The motion included a stipulation that wage tax collection forms be uniform throughout the district. The appointment of four new elementary teachers, as recommended by the Salary and Personnel Committee with Chairman Paul Silberblatt reporting, received unanimous approval. They are: Miss Mary Lou Crittenden, Curwensville; Miss Elizabeth A. Humenay, Grass-flat; Miss Doris Oyler, Sterling, Kan.; and Donald Perryman, Hoosic Falls, N.Y. Miss Crittenden, a 1962 graduate of the Curwensville Joint High School and of Clarion State College in January has been a special education teacher in the Philipsburg-Osceola Junior High since that time. Miss Humenay is coming to the Clearfield   system   from   the Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 Sen. Daniel ^ Bailey In Rematch of J 962... Jo Hays Bailey, Hays To Battle For State Senate Seat State Sen, Daniel A. Bailey of Philipsburg and former Sen. Jo Hays of State College are the apparent victors in the 34th District Senate race. The same two men battled four years ago for the seat, won by Sen. Bailey. Yesterday's election saw the incumbent Republican Bailey take an unofficial 9,132 votes in the four counties of Clearfield, Centre, Clinton and Cameron to defeat James B. Reese of Houtzdale, 8,568, and Dr. Earl L. Lentz Jr. of Lock Haven, 6,280. Democrat Hays had an easy | ^ ^ Centre County GOP Picks Rose As Chairman BELLEFONTE-Centre County Republicans eleqted Arthur Rose of State College as their new county chairman in a 3-way contest yesterday, Countians helped give Sen Daniel A. Bailey of Philipsburg and former Sen. Jo Hays of State College the respective Republican and Democratic nominations for the State Senate. Each had two opponents. Nominations for the General Assembly posts went to Rep. Eugene M. Fulmer of State College and to Daniel R. Clemson of Bellefonte, the Republican and Democratic candidates in the 77th District, and to Max Bossert, R, and J. Kenneth Sor-gen, D, in the 76th district. About 44 per cent of the county's  29,543   registered   voters Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 victory with 8.271 votes as com pared with 5.209 for State Rep Frank M. O'Neil of DuBois and 1,978 for Edgar M. Clayton of Clearfield. The dislricl was expanded under the redistricting program to include Clinton and Cameron counties. Despite a severe loss in Clearfield County to Reese, Bailey bounced back with a big cut of Centre County for his victory. Hays lost Clearfield County to O'Neil but he too found favor in his home county to put his total vote on top. Here's how the voting went: Clearfield County Republican - Reese 6,011, Lentz 526, Bailey 2.977; Democratic-Hays 2,916, O'Neil 3,961, Clayton 1.013. Centre County R - Reese 1,530, Lentz 2,082, Bailey 5.260; D - Hays 3,372, O'Neil 352, Clayton 386. Clinton County R - Reese 417, Lentz 3,264, Bailey 686;  D - Hays 1,706, O'Neil 524, Clayton 401. Cameron County R - Reese 490, Lentz 405, Baitey 202; D - Hays 172, O'Neil 292, Clayton 149, Please Turn to Page 8, Col, 3 Shapp Given Margin Of Over 2 to 1 Clearfield County Democratic voters re-elected Ed I.. "Pete" Fisher of Curwensville as their county chairman yesterday in a squeaker but gave a better than 2 to 1 margin to Milton J. Shapp for the gubernatorial nomination, according to unofficial tabulations. Edmund J. Zitzelberger of Clearfield, meanwhile, won the nomination for the 74th District General Assembly seal by a sizeable margin over his closest rival, Louis R. Donahue of Curwensville. Despite the interest in contested offices and ideal weather, slightly less than half of the party's 17,587 registered voters bothered to cast ballots. In a race that wasn't decided until the last few precincts reported, Fisher won a 149-vole victory over Frederick L, (Ted) Brion of Clearfield. The unofficial tally gave 3,443 votes to Fisher and 3,294 to Brion. Michael David Tomchick of Woodward Township, a third candidate for the chairmanship, polled a total of 1,046 votes. Throughout the night Fisher and Brion were locked in a tight-fisted battle which found the lead exchanging hands a number of times. For a time late this morning, as final returns were arriving, Brion managed to overtake his opponent by a few votes, only to have Ihe lead wiped away by Sandy Township, which gave heavy support to Fisher. Shapp, who bucked the organization - backed candidate lo win the gubernatorial nomination, received overwhelming support from county Democrats. The Philadelphia industrialist polled 5.322 voles, more than 3,000 over that of State Sen. Robert P. Casey of Scranton. Casey's total was 2,313, according lo the unofficial count. En route to his crushing triumph, Shapp carried 101 of the county's 109 precincts. Shapp's running male. James R. Kelley, also was favored over Leonard C. Staisey for lieutenant governor, 3.951 to 3.685. Erwin L. Murray, a little known candidate from Cameron County, drew 690 votes in the gubernatorial race. The general assembly race for the 74th District,   which is Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 6 Showers and scattered thunderstorms tonight, low in the 50s. Cloudy Thursday with occasional showers. Sunrise 5:51-Sunset 8:27 Clearfield River Levels Tuesday 7 p. m. - 4.63 feet (falling). Today 7 a. in. - 5.10 feet (rising). Clearfield Weather Tuesday low 49; High 3. Overnight low 56. Mid - State Airport Tuesday low 41; High i. Overnight low 52. 78. 74. Five - Day Forecast May 19 - 23: Temperatures will average about two degrees above normal. The normal high is 68 to 73 and normal low 48 to 50. Day to day changes in temperatures are expected to be small. Rainfall will total one-half to one inch oc-curing about Thursday, Friday and Sunday. 5717   

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