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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 27, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle In Hollywood, If you don't have a psychiatrist, people thing you must be nuts. The Progress Reader's Tip For still more pictures on Curwensville Dam turn to Page 8. Vol. 60 - No. 125 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,  Friday, May 27, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 32 PAGES TODAY GREEN-WINSTON RECOGNIZED - Green-Winston Construction Co., contractor for the Curwensville Dam, received a Department of the Army Certificate of Appreciation for patriotic civilian service awarded for early completion of the dam. Here, Col. Frank W. Rhea, Baltimore District Engineer, is flanked on left by Howard Flake and Joe Judge (second from left), who headed the construction for their company, and Ralph Green and James E. Dunn, president and vice president respectively of Green Construction Co. At extreme left is James Weaver, the federal government's resident engineer, and at extreme right is Brig. Gen. David S. Parker, North Atlantic Division Engineer. (Progress Photo) PLAQUE UNVEILED - James M. Humphreys, left, of State College and Roy 1. Fulton of Clearfield unveil plaque designating the Curwensville Dam following ceremony yesterday. Col. Frank W. Rhea, Baltimore District Engineer, is flanked on left by J. Lynn McPher-son, president of the Clearfield County Division of ths SRSFCA, and on right by State Sen. Preston B. Davis of Milton, president of the SRSFCA. (Progress Photo) Dam Cited for Protection, Recreation In Shooting of Policeman... Lines To Be Sentenced For Manslaughter June 6 Clearfield County Judge John A. Cherry today denied 39-year-old Richard F. Lines of Curwensville a new trial and ordered that he appear for sentencing on voluntary manslaughter at 10 a. m. Monday, June 6. Lines has been out on bail and working in his job at a refractory since last September, when a jury convicted him of voluntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Lyle F. Domico, a parttime-f Curwensville  policeman The shooting occurred in the early morning hours of Dec. 28, 1964. The material witness for the Commonwealth, Mrs. Ethel Klusak of Curwensville, testified she was with the defendant at the time and saw him shoot Domico. The motive for the crime was Lines' hatred of Catholics, she said. At his trial Lines accused Mrs. Klusak of the killing although he admitted that the guns used belonged to him. Lines' attorneys, former Judge F. Cortez Bell Sr. and Anthony Guido, had filed a motion for a Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Dr. f. R. Gilmore Elected President Of Radioloaists Penelec, Union Holding Talks On Hew Contract The Pennsylvania Electric Company and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers are negotiating a new contract at Penelec's Johnstown office. A spokesman for the company gaid that the old contract had expired Wednesday night but that talks have been going on for several weeks on a new pact. The union is operating on a day-to-day basis until a new contract can be drawn up. The union covers the entire Penelec system and includes Local 521 in Clearfield County and parts of Centre and Jefferson counties. None of the issues in the contract talks were disclosed. Dr. Frederick R. Gilmore, radiologist at the Clearfield Hospital, was elected president of the Pennsylvania Radiological Society at the organization's recent 51st annual meeting at Hershey. He was named president-elect at the 1965 meeting after serving three terms as secretary-treasurer. The Pennsylvania Radiological Society is composed of medical doctors who specialize in the use of X-ray and radioac- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Curwensville Dedication Sale Days Begin CURWENSVILLE-Yesterday's dedication of the Curwensville Dam set the stage for a retail celebration of the event sponsored by the Retail Committee of the Community Association. The two-day Dedication Sale Days opened this morning with 29 participating stores offering outstanding values and four cash awards totaling $100. Courtesy parking will be In effect both today and tomorrow. Stores will be open until 9 p. m. today and from 9 a. m. tn 5 p.m. tomorrow. IOC Approves Budget Draff, School Taxes AMESV1LLE - The Interim Operating Committee of the Moshannon Valley School District met in special session last night and adopted a tentative budget of $988,511.52 for the 1966-67 school year. At another special meeting earlier this month the IOC adopted a resolution to enact a one per cent earned income tax and a SIO per capita tax. The following committee members were present at both meetings, with the exception of David Hamafy, who was unable Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Clearfield Sale, Auto Show Get Under Way Beautiful spring weather greeted the opening of a double opportunity shopping event at Clearfield today as the Clearfield Days Sale coupled with an Auto Show both got under way. Clifton C. Houtz, president of the Clearfield New Car Dealers, show sponsors, said he believes that large crowds will tour the show on the new borough parking lot off Cherry Street, Arrangements for the show were made by Ande Ross, Jay Masters and Robert Rhone. It opened at noon today with the parking lot filled with shiny 1966 models. Visitors will be welcomed until 9 p.m. today and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow, and can register for free awards. The Clearfield Days event sponsored by the Clearfield Merchants Association features everything shoppers may need for fun-filled outdoor living. Stores will be open until 9 p. m. today. More Services Announced for Memorial Day The nation's war dead will be honored at Philipsburg this weekend with traditional memorial rites sponsored by the Philipsburg Veterans' Council. Flags will be placed along the streets of the business district tomorrow and graves of veterans in area cemeleries will be decorated with flags. On Sunday, memorial church services will be conducted al 10:45 a. m. in Trinity Methodist Church with the memorial address by tiie Rev. Stratford C. Taylor. Members of the Am vets, American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts together with the Amvets Auxiliary, American Legion Auxilia r y, American Legion Junior Auxiliary, Moshannon Valley Chapter of American War Mothers and members of (he Military Order Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Special Edition Pays Tribute To Area Graduates A special 16-page section of today's Progress pays tribute to this year's nearly 2,000 graduates of Clearfield County-Mo-shannon Valley high schools and hospital schools of nursing who will receive diplomas at commencement exercises during the next two weeks. The graduation section includes pictures of class officers, honor students and in some cases entire graduating classes of 13 high schools and the schools of nursing at the Clearfield and Philipsburg Slate General Hospitals. Along with congratulatory advertisements of area merchants, the section also includes complete lists of graduating classes that were available in advance of the commencement exercises. Including 56 graduates of Harmony Joint High School who received their diplomas last Sunday, a total of 1.979 students will be awarded diplomas in the area this year. DuBois Area High School has the largest graduating class, 395, followed by Clearfield Area High School Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 More forestry Delegates Due In Town Today Fifty-one delegates registered yesterday for the 80th annual convention of the Pennsylvania Forestry Association in the New Dimeling Hotel at Clearfield but their numbers were expected to double today. Yesterday's agenda included only a short bus tour between Clearfield and DuBois with a buffet supper at Lake Renee. But the convention moves into high gear today with an all-day tour of tree farms, timber operations, strip mine reclamation projects, an operating chip mill and the Shawville Generating Station. Slate Secretary of Forests and Waters Maurice K. God-dard, who stayed at Clearfield after yesterday's dedication of the Curwensville Dam, was expected to take in part of today's tour. High point of the convention will be tonight's annual banquet in the New Dimeling with Congressman John P. Savior of Johnstown as the main speaker. Dr. Goddard. a past association president, will present the annual association Conservation Award. The convention will end with the election of officers and other business  tomorrow  morning. SAILOR HITS DECK - Standing at attention under a blazing sun at the dedication of the Curwensville Dam yesterday was a little too much for one member of a Curwensville Naval Reserve unit. The sailor, Seaman Apprentice John A. Mitchell of Glen Richey, collapsed from heat exhaustion and is shown here receiving first aid while another fellow seaman holds his hat.   (Photos by Jack Zipf) Inside The Progress Classified Ads 12, 1.1, 14, 15 Hints From lleloisc ____ 16 Comics . 8 News From Around World 6 Sports...............10, 11 Obituaries ................ 2 Hospital News   ....... 5, 15 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News .............. 3 Tuesday Is Deadline To Enter Progress Temperature Contest Don't forget - next Tuesday is the deadline for filing your entry in The Progress Temperature Contest. You can win up to $20 in this third annual contest. All you have to do is guess what the highest temperature will be in June, listing the date and precise time of day you think it will occur. The person who comes closest to predicting the month   high Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 New Dimeling Hotel Manager Resigns Announcement was made today that Blair S. "Barney" Hef-kin has resigned as manager of the New Dimeling Holel to assume the duties of general manager of the Colonel Drake Hotel at Titusville. Mr. Hefkin was formerly associated with the Colonel Drake for a period of four years, and for (he last two years has been manager of the New Dimeling. After leaving the Colonel Drake Hotel he managed the Hotel Berwick and served for several Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Clearfield Ambulance Membership Signup Will End Tuesday Next Tuesday, May 31, is the last day to join the Clearfield ambulance plan for 1966. On that day 1965 memberships will expire and persons who have not renewed their memberships by that time will be charged a rate of S7.50 for each local trip plus 60 cents per mile for those made out-of-town. Persons who join Ihe plan arc provided ambulance service at Curwensville Facility Dedicated Flood Control, Park Area Noted By Two Speakers By EDWARD E. MORGAN Progress Staff Writer CURWENSVILLE - The Cur-wensville Dam on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River was dedicated yesterday as a symbol of foolproof flood protection for Clearfield and a new and significant recreation area for Central Pennsylvania. "This dam should provide almost complete protection for communities immediately downstream and significant protection for towns as far as 100 miles downstream," declared Brig. Gen. David S. Parker, North Atlantic Division Engineer for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Slate Forests and Waters Secretary Maurice K. Goddard said the Commonwealth plans an initial expenditure of some $750,000 to develop recreational facilities at the dam which will feature boating, picnicking and lent and trailer camping. The dedication was held on Ihe breast of the multi-million dollar dam with a host of federal, slate and local officials in attendance. It was followed by a boat regatta and concluded with a dinner for dignitaries at the Clearfield - Curwensville ^Country Club. A highlight of the afternoon ceremony came when Gen. Parker disclosed that he is seeking approval to raise the impounded water an additional seven feel, increasing the size of the recreation lake to 790 acres. The announcement drew a round of applause from upwards of 200 persons who turned out for the public ceremonies under a blazing sun which sent Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Rev. Louis J. liebeiiein Archbishop Lists Pastoral Changes In Area Churches ERIE - Archbishop John Mark Gannon today announced the reappointment of two Clearfield County pastors, named a new pastor and an assistant pastor for county parishes, and reassigned a Clearfield native in a list nf 43 appointments. The Rev. George Groucutt moves from thp St. Mary's at Frenchville to become pastor of St. Walburga at Titusville and is replaced by Ihe Rev. Louis Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Rev. John Buzga Prince Gallitzin Park To Begin Season Saturday COAT.PORT - Prince Gallitzin State Park three miles south of here will officially open for the 1966 seaMin tomorrow. Glendale Lake is filled and boating and fishing arc excellent Park Superintendent Ronald Dentler reported. The children's fishing area near tha small covered bridge has been storked with large fish of all kinds. The beach has been repaired since last sea-.nn. said Mr Dentler, and is in good condition. The concession stand at the beach area is open. There are bath houses for swimmers. The size of the manna has been almost doubled. There are 45 fountains in Ihe area of the beach Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2   

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