Clearfield Progress, June 15, 1966

Clearfield Progress

June 15, 1966

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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 15, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Finding a way to live t h e simple life is today's most complicated job. The Progress Reader's Tip The world is very normal. Read 'The World Today' on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 141 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Wednesday, June 15, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 40 PAGES TODAY Final Vote Near on School Bonus Bill Total Arrests in Rioting Reaches 112... LBJ Plea Police Clear Chicago StreetsHMOn ^ By JAMES E. DWYER Sunday after a Puerto Rican CHICAGO (AP) - Five youth was shot and wounded by hundred policemen removed a policeman. The policeman more than 2,000 persons from said the youth pulled a gun as riot-torn streets in a predomi- the officer tried to break up a nantly Puerto Rican area Tues- fight. could germinate. Groups were not allowed to form. The arrests were made during brief and isolated rock-throwing episodes. By 11 p.m. the West Division leaders for the rioting. The area, colonized in Chicago's infancy by Polish and German immigrants, gradually has been taken over by Puerto Ri- day night and arrested 31. Told to "clear the streets and do it with a smile," police held disturbances to a minimum after two nights of rioting. The arrests brought to 112 the number of persons taken into custody since the rioting began Street area-used as a basis for cans since World War II. Eleven of the arrests were novels by author Nelson Algren Social workers describe the made 13 blocks from the scene -was peaceful. Two hours ear- inhabitants as mostly transients of the riot Monday night when lier, 2,000 persons milled shuttling back and forth to two homemade bombs were through the streets on a clear, Puerto Rico and having little thrown at a police car. The car pleasant night. time for learning English or was not hit. A lack of communication be- growing accustomed to city life. Police strategy Tuesday night tween residents and police has The area is 15 minutes from was to stop trouble before it been blamed by community downtown Chicago. A pall of tension fell over the neighborhood as dusk came Tuesday night. With Capl. James Holzman's "clear the streets with a smile" as a guide, police made repeated sweeps up and down the streets, each time guiding residents off sidewalks and porches into their homes. They had been given an ultimatum: Gel inside or be arrested. Most went inside. Five Get Jail Terms In County Driver Involved In Fatal Sentenced To 1112-23 Months Five persons, including the driver blamed for the highway death of a young speech therapist last February, were given terms in the Clearfield County Jail yesterday. They were sentenced by Judge John A. Cherry yesterday morning during the regular monthly Plea Court session. Richard B. Bailor, 41. of Mineral Springs, convicted at the May criminal court session of drunken driving and involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of J. Bertch Johnson of Curwensville. was given ll'/2 to 23 months in the county jail and fined $100 on each of the two charges. Bailor was driving a car which collided with one driven by Mr. Johnson on Route 322 just east of the borough line. Mr. Johnson, a speech therapist in the Clearfield Ccunty Schools, was killed instantly and his wife, Sylvia, seriously injured. ~ The jury which tried Bailor A sparse crowd at a Clear-had recommended leniency, field Elks Flag Day rally last Medicare May Ask Medical Leaders' Help In Launching Program By STERLING F, GREEN WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson is expected to appeal to the nation's medical leaders today for their help in launching medicare successfully on July 1. Johnson aho is expected to tell the physicians, at a White House meeting, that the government is counting on their ethical leadership to prevent abuses that could overload hospitals. The President called the one-day conference of administration officials and 300 officers of national and state medical and hospital associations to review the almost-completed plans for the universal health insurance system. - ,.....-------............,__ -" 1 " "......""��"���"'�.....����'�'�"�"��'��'wWriiiuy^ V^s AT FLAG DAY CEREMONY - Members of the Clearfield American Legion Honor Guard stand at parade dress on the County Jail grounds last night during the Elks Club Flag Day ceremony. Judge Cherry said he had taken Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 New Boating Club May Be Organized NO ShfllTIG If! U*S* P'anes Str'ke Near Haiphong ... Patriotism,SaysICy's Junta Will Slay In Power Until4967 By ANDREW BOROWIEC SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's ruling junta vowed today to remain in power until next year in blunt defiance of militant Buddhist demands for its dismissal now. In the war, U. S. planes brought American air attacks closer than ever before to dom, T. J. "Jack" Norris of 'he key North Vietnamese port of Haiphong. Fighter-bombers from the 7th Fleet carriers night was told not to be ashamed of patriotism. The American flag represents centuries of the fight for free- Clearfield. a retired Army lieutenant colonel, reminded some niRWFMcuTTir a < 100 Persons al lhe rally on the CURWENSVILLE - A meet- grounds of the Countv JaiL ing to organize a boating club at Curwensville will be held tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. in Loddo's Camera Shop. All Curwensville area boaters and others interested in boating are urged to attend. A spokesman pointed out that it is not necessary to own a boat to be-ccme a member and participate in the activities of the proposed organization. Because of the increased interest in boating brought on by the Curwensville Dam, a number of boating enthusiasts believe it necessary that such an organization be formed. "When you see the flag, stand up and remove your hat. When Old Glory comes along, salute and don't worry about what others may think. Stand up, Americans, and others will stand with you." The rally, sponsored by tne Hancock and Ranger hit radar installations for North Viet Nam's Soviet-built missile defenses eight and 10 miles from Haiphong. Small crowds of Buddhist demonstrators rioted for the third day in Saigon, but police and troops kept the outbursts under control by wading in with Clearfield Man Municipal Authority Renamed To State Reviewing Proposed Association Office Curwensville Budget Hospitals Listed For Program WASHINGTON (AP) - Some 287 Pennsylvania hospitals have met Department of Health, Education and Welfare standards and have been listed as eligible to participate in the federal medicare program. They include: Clearfield Hospital, Philipsburg Stale General Hospital, DuBois Hospital, Maple Avenue Hospital at DuBois, Altoona Hospital, Mercy Hospital at Altoona, Centre County Hospital, Bclle-fonte, Indiana Hospital, Adrian Hospital at Punxsutawney. Elk County Hospital at Ridgway, Miners-North Cambria Hospital at Spangler, Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital at St. Marys and Warren State Hospital. Secretary of Welfare John W. Gardner was expected to announce at the conference the latest tally on- how many of the country's approximately 7.500 general hospitals have enrolled 'in medicare and met the test of compliance with the Civil Rights Act. The secretary said las! week that 5,511 had met the no-racial-discrimination rule so far. He predicted that virtually all the others would be in compliance by July 1. . But officials are concerned that hospitals and physicians set up workable procedures to in- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Inside The Progress Credit Plail Classified Ads..... 20, 21 � Hints From Heloise 11 mm mm* News From Around World 9 |"*|/AC | Af f sp�rts............i6.i7 ravej icji Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News ........... 3 I II Editorial, Columns ...... 4 | my U^IICA Social News .11,24 ||| ||uu*)c Todav in History 4 r^Xdicare6:7:.^? Subsidy HlWWB --- Means $34 Million Driver Serious For ScM Districts HARRIBURG (AP) - A I f| I!' I bill that would give a S34 mil- AltPf IVlKniRn lion bonus 10 sdl�o1 districts Mllwl I IIJIIU|# for the new school year is ready for final legislative action to- Un Koute jLl anci h�use is rcady to vote on its version of a con-One person was hospitalized sumer credit proposal and then and three others less seriously send it to the Senate, injured as the result of Clear- Tjie sci100i subsidy payment field County highway accidents i,^ whjch has been approved yesterday. nv the House, will be taken up Ralph Raymond Jordan, 3fl, by the Senate today, of Sunnyvale. Calif., was ad- xhc bill, sponsored by House milted to the Clearfield Hospital Democrats, is in the form of last night after he losl control an outright grant. It passed the of his car on the curve along House last week and cleared Route 322 near the North Amer- (he Republican  controlled Sen- ican Refractories Co. plant just ate Appropriations Committee outside Curwensville. Monday. Jordan, who suffered head The Scranton administration injuries, is listed in serious con- previously had introduced a $50 dilion in the Clearfield Hospital million 'measure that Would where he was taken by the Cur- have permitted school districts wensville ambulance. He was in financial trouble to borrow given X-ray examination last their share during the 1968 R7 night and was scheduled for ad- school year. This amount would ditional X-rays today. then have been deducted from The 1963 sedan he was opcr- the district's 1967-68 subsidy Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 Mack in Named Acting Principal At Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG - John W. Mackin, guidance counselor in the Philipsburg-Osceola Area Schools from 1956-65 and director of guidance since 1965, last night was named acting principal of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area Senior High School by the school district's Interim Operating Committee. Mr. Mackin was named acting principal for a period of one year. If at the. end of this period, he has not received certification as a secondary school principal, a new principal must be chosen. * * * clubs and tear gas. They also let J. Richard Fullington, presi- CURWENSVILLE - The Cur- the heavy evening traffic enter dent of the Fullington Auto wensville Municipal Authority streets where the Buddhists in- Bus Co. of Clearfield was re- topk under advisement a pro- stalled some small altars as a Clearfield BPO Elks, was the elected secretary of the Penn- posed budget at its monthly protest, first for the community in a sylvania Bus Assn. yesterday meeting yesterday. The 20-man military-civilian number of years but Elks of- at the group's convention held Adoption is tentatively sched- junta said it would prolong its ficials indicated that they plan at Stroudsburg. uled for next month after a j;fe by limiting the role of the to make it an annual event. William H. Edwards of Wil- review of the package, which Constituent Assembly, elected Mr. Norris, in his brief ad- liamsport was named president was prepared and presented by Sept. 11, to writing a constilu- dress, told the crowd that their 0f the association for a two- the board's consulting en- tion. It thus rejected the recom- flag was not that of a king, but yCar term. Also elected were: Arnold W. Frueh, of Philadel- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Over Budget Fight... Shapp at Odds With Democrats in House By VINCENT P. CAROCCI HARRISBURG (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial nominee Milton Shapp injected himself Tuesday into the legislative budget fight and found himself at odds - for the moment at least - with his party's House leadership. Shapp appeared before the Democratic majority caucus and suggested that the lawmakers support the traditional single general appropriation bill to cover most state spending in the new fiscal year rather than the individual ap------ propriations they now pro- Lions Club Auction Precedes Next Week's Jamboree at Park phia, first vice president; Joe V. Garvcy of Harrisburg as second vice president and Richard J. Maguire as treasurer. Included in the communities served by the Fullington Bus Co. are Clearfield, State College, Philipsburg and town. The closing session of the con vention is scheduled for today. Miss Curwensville Contest Finals Set For Thursday Night gineers. Plant Manager Milford Bowman reported that a recent sewer blockage in the Sandy Desert area was caused by a 10-inch long piece of wood which lodged in a manhole. He said the object was undoubtedly placed there and Lewis- called attention to a penalty provided for anyone who tampers with manholes. Mr. Bowman also reported that replacement of 500 feet of old sewer lines in the South Side area is progressing satisfactorily and that, when completed, the project will provide more efficient service for users in that area. The work also The finals ca"s ^or construction of two mendation of its own electoral commission that proposed letting the assembly live on as a legislative body with power to name a civilian government and make laws for it to administer. The junta's secretary-general, Maj. Gen. Pham Xuan Chieu said a legislative assembly would be elected three to six months after the constitution becomes law. Until this second round of voting," he said, the junta "will be entrusted with endowing the country with the various institutions provided by the constitution." Obviously confident of its power, the junta risked new agitation from the militant Bud- The annual Clearfield Lions Club Auction this Saturday will touch off a week-long Jamboree in the Driving Park. The auction gets under way at 1:30 p. m. in the Exposition Hall. The Jamboree Monday through Saturday will feature fun for the entire family with Holman's rides for children and adults. Advance tickets at eight for SI may be purchased at Rhine's Tobacco Store. Wise Gas Co.. Thomas Radiator, Gray Battery or Fred Diehl Motors. The park will be open each evening and matinees will be held Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. There is free parking and free admission to the park. Two bicycles will be given away. pose. He said the individual bills would prove difficult for a governor to administer. The House Democrats gave him a standing ovation when he entered and left, but then promptly passed another 17 of the single appropriation bills, totaling $13.7 million, in their 200 - bill package. "I still think our theory is good and will save us tremendous amounts of money." commented House Appropriations Chairman Martin P. Mullen, D - Philadelphia. "I feel we should - continue our present course." Mullen said, however, the differences between Shapp and the leadership were amicable. "Any candidate for governor would support his position since our approach would reduce the executive's control over the budget and increase the power of the legislture. "He feels one way and CURWENSVILLE ___________ of the annual "Miss Curwens- new manholes. ville" contest sponsored by the Rescue Hose & Ladder Co. will be held tomorrow at 8 p. m. in the fire hall. Ten girls will be competing for the title, won last year by Norma Eckert. In addition to the winner, who will be crowned by Miss Eckert, a first and second runner-up will be chosen. The program will be followed by a dance in honor of the new queen and her court with music Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Penelec Awaits Word From Union On New Proposal JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Pennsyl vania Electric Co. was awaiting today the response of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers' Locals to the latest agreement coming out of contract negotiations. Penelec and the union negotiating team reached agreement in contract talks for the second time Tuesda... Union locals turned down a proposal reached ,'ane 5 following a one-day strike. A joint statement announcing the proposed two-year contract said it contains increased wages and fringe benefits and revised job rules. The old contract has been continued on a day-to-day basis since it expired on May 25. The union represents about 1,450 operating, production and maintenance workers in Northern and South Central Pennsylvania. All nine school directors attended last night's meeting and Mr. Mackin's appointment was an unanimous decision. He succeeds Millard S. Hancock who is retiring July 1 after 43 years in the field of education. The board had previously hired Robert M. Olson, assistant junior-senior high school principal in the Franklin School District, but Mr. Olson decided not to accept the position. A graduate of Osceola Mills High School, Mr. Mackin studied at Duquesne University and later transferred to Gannon College where he received a Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 John W. Mackin Norris Will Head Houtzdale Fire Co. Clearfield Legion Post Is Completing County T. J. "Jack" Norris was elected commander of the John Lewis Shade American Legion Post No. 6 at the election of officers held in the post home at Clearfield last night. Mr. Norris succeeds Steve Demchak who has been elected the new adjutant. Named to other officers were: James Milliron, first vice commander; Gerald Collins, second vice commander; Joseph V. Marino, finance officer; Robert Baum, historian; Earl Kramer, chaplain; Charles Franson, Joseph Francemore, Francis Mc-Goey, Richard Kerr and Kenneth Rhone, members of the executive committee. Convention Plans HOUTZDALE - The Houtzdale Fire Company is completing plans for its role as host of the 17th annual Clearfield County Volunteer Firemen's convention next week. The company has asked merchants to fly their U. S. flags all week. And fire companies and bands have been asked to notify the company at once if they plan to participate in the grand parade on Saturday, June 25. Horse and pony riders, comedy teams and antique car driv- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Food Distribution Scheduled Friday PHILIPSBURG-Surplus food will be distributed here Friday from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. in the Reliance Fire Hall on Third Street. Persons who did not gel their surplus food in May and had not recertified in the county office at Bellefonte prior to June 1 will not be eligible to receive food at this time. A signed stute-ment must be presented by persons who pick up food for any other person. KIWANIS VETERANS - Charter members and two with 30 years continuous membership in the Clearfield Ki-wanis Club pose after last night's 40th anniversary meeting of the service club. Left to right are: W. O. Mitchell, Harvey S. Mann and W. Albert Ramey, charter members who received citations for 40 years membership in the club; H. Rembrandt Woolridge and Charles H. Hughes, 30 year members of Kiwanis; and Clarence E. Kramer, a charter member when the Clearfield club was organized in 1926 but no longer a member of the club. Also a charter member and still active in the club is Robert M. Hershey who was not present when this picture was taken. (Progress Photo) Kiwanians Hold 40th Clearfield Birthday Party Clearfield Kiwanians held a birthday party for themselves at their regular weekly dinner meeting in the New Dimrling lintel last night to mark the 40th anniversary of the service club. On hand were four of the five charter members who are still active in the club, along with two others who were charter members but who have since dropped their membership. Three members received awards for 40 years continuous membership, two others for 30 years. There was the traditional birthday cake. And the program featured a spoken and pictorial flashback on the club's activities since its organization in June Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 ;

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