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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 18, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Woman to marriage counselor: "That's my side of the story - now let me tell you his." The Progress Reader's Tip Shapp must keep the peace. Read Viewing Harrisburg on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 144 Our 56tK Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Saturday, June 18, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY King Urges Big Buddhist Compound Isolated Rally in Jackson At End of March By DON McKEE ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., shaking hands with people who contributed $1 bills to aid the Mississippi march, urged them to be in Jackson when the march ends there a week from today. "If you can't join us on the march now, join us when we get to Jackson," he told a rally Friday night in Green- Soviet Gag For Castro Speculated Cuban Leader Out Of Foreground Of Events Since May By BEN F. MEYER WASHINGTON (AP) - Some Washington analysts believe the Soviet Union may have ordered Cuban Prime Minister Fidel Castro to slop talking and take a back seat in his country's affairs. , Whether he has been stripped of power, the analysts say, remains to be seen. The State Department took public notice Thursday of reports that Castro's regime faces "growing popular dissatisfaction." Press officer Robert Mc-Closkey also noted that "it is a fact that Castro uncharacteristically has not been in the foreground of events since May 1." The Cuban Prime Minister was reported Friday to have concluded an inspection trip to one of the provinces. Analysts here are basing the theory that Moscow may have gagged Castro on persistent reports that the Soviet Union has found some of his recent activities very troublesome. Earlier this year Castro engaged in a prolonged feud with Yugoslavia, a nation that has shown signs of independence from the Communist bloc. The Castro regime's outbursts against Yugoslavia came as the Kremlin appeared (o be making a concerted effort to avoid further breaches among bloc nations in light of its continuing battle with Communist China. Only last month the Soviet Union signed a trade treaty for Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Violent Storms Batter Texas, Plains Country By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tornadoes blasted through the Texas Panhandle and Plains country Friday night, churning up hailstorms, flash floods and 94-mile-iper-hour winds. The second straight night of violent weather left Amarillo awash in flash floods. One section of town reported 13 inches of rain following two violent thunderstorms within IV2 hours. The official count was 1.22 inches in six evening hours and 2.75 inches since noon Friday. A tornado skimmed Reese Air Force Base just northwest of Lubbock, but no damage was reported. Other twisters were spotted near Olton, Levelland and Spade. Spade reported hailstones the Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Freeze at St. Marys ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) - St. Marys in Elk County reported a low temperature reading of 31 today formed frost on windshields and ice in bird baths. Fair and cool tonight, low 48 to 56. Sunny and mild Sunday, high in the 70s. Sunrise 5:39-Sunset 8:47 Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. - 3.55 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 3.55 feet (stationary). 84. Clearfield Weather Friday low 46; High I. Overnight low 50. Mid - State Airport Friday low 54; High 73. Overnight low 40. wood. King promised there would be entertainment at the end of the march, including, he said Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Sammy Davis Jr., Gregory Peck and rock 'n' roll singer James Brown. "If you know these people you had better come and see them Saturday night," King said. Several of the younger people chanted, "I'm going to catch a bus down there." Earlier, the rally heard Hosea Williams, director of voter registration and political education for King's Southern Christian Leadership Conference, urge them to "get that vole." "If we can die in Viet Nam, we can die in Mississippi," Williams said. "I'm sorry I don't have but one life to give for this damnable place, Mississippi.'' Said King: "You all know as well as I do an individual takes his life in his own hands when he asserts his rights in Mississippi." During Friday's march, the demonstrators encountered children waving Confederate flags and a sound truck blaring a Ku Klux Klan song. A white man doused them with a hose and a poisonous snake was found in a truck carrying newsmen along the march route. King has said he expects 25,-000 people in Jackson June 26 for a final march on the state capitol Less than 500 people, half the number of the night before, Move Follows Strife in Saigon By ROBERT D. OHMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Troops and riot police, reportedly with orders to shoot, today sealed off Saigon's Buddhist Institute after, a man in an antigovernment mob shot a policeman to death. A second policeman was attacked by the mob of about 150 persons and reported dragged bleeding into the institute's compound. A later report said he had not been dragged in, or that he may have been released The police were said to have been given orders to shoot at the legs of persons trying to flee from the compound, where the man who shot the policeman was said to have fled. In the war against the Viet Cong. American B52 bombers rounded out one year of raids against Communist targets in Viet Nam and marked the anniversary with two big attacks against the Communist guerrillas. Ground fighting dwindled to only minor allied contact with the Viet Cong. One wave of the Guam-based B52s hit a Viet Cong troop concentration 35 miles southwest of Da Nang. Another formation of the eight-engine bombers hammered two Viet Cong base Economy Measures Enforced Drastic Move Aimed At Inflation In Embattled Viet Nam By ANDREW BOROW1EC SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - The government announced today sweeping economic measures, including a 50 per cent devaluation of the Viet- ------- - ,--- . ~. namese piaster and salary in camps 75 miles northwest of......... ,..... . BUDDHIST DEMONSTRATORS BURN U. S. VEHICLE - An American vehicle burns after being overturned and set afire by demonstrating Buddhist crowd in Saigon yesterday. Radical Buddhists called for d three-day general strike as violence continued in the South Vietnamese capital for the fifth consecutive day. (AP Wirephoto via radio from Saigon) Politics Tough, But Broderick Shapp Wants New State Chairman Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 J. R. Fulmer Jr. To Resign Post At Clearfield By LEE LINDER Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) -"Campaigning for office is a real tough life. But, I'll get used to it-because I like it." That's how Raymond J. Brod-eiick, an admittedly neophyte politician starting as "a total unknown," got initiated into running for lieutenant governor on the Republican ticket. The state GOP Committee was to formally slate the 52-year-old Philadelphia lawyer Saturday as the running mate for Lt. Gov. Raymond P. Sha-fer, the party's candidate for governor in the November election. Broderick was the personal choice of Shafer to replace the late Atty. Gen. Waller E. Alcs-sandroni as the No. 2 man on the GOP ticket. Alessandroni, nominated by the voters, was killc 1 in a May 8 plane crash. The families of Alessandroni and Broderick are long-time friends. The two men were classmates at the Tniversily of Pennsylvania law school. They were members 01 the same Catholic church in southwest Philadelphia. Was this why Shafer chose Broderick, to keep the ticket balanced with a Philadelphia Catholic? "Not at all," said Shafer. State Republicans Told ... $2.5 Million Needed To Win PHILADELPHIA (AP)-Penn- ers ways to finance campaigns HARRISBURG (AP) - Mil-sylvania Republicans must be of Republican congressional can- ton Shapp, who won the Demo-ready to spend up to $2.5 million didates and the campaign of Re- cratic gubernatorial nomination to win the governor's office, or publican gubernatorial candi- without the support of his par-the Democratic candidate will date, Lt. Gov. Raymond P. ty's powerful organization, is be able to outspend the GOP Shafer. threatening to go it alone again candidate "and buy it," accords Nixon, who lost a bid for the and conduct his own campaign ing to former Vice President presidency in 1960 and was later unless he is permitted to select Richard Nixon. defeated for governor of Califor- the new state chairman. Nixon was here Friday to dis- n'a> lo'^ newsmen both parties Shapp mailed a letter Friday will spend a total of $5 million to all members of the Demo-in the summer and fall cam- cratic State Committee saying paign in Pennsylvania. "Each that if the committee does not side will spend $2.5 million this agree to let him hake the fall, and that's just to elect the choice, he will not allow the lop of the ticket," he said. Nix- stale chairman of the eom-on said if Shafer "doesn't have mittee to direct his campaign, an adequately financed cam- "I may well decide that the paign, the other man will be wisest course for me is to con-able to outspend him and buy duct my own campaign, inde- Saigon. The target area was in War Zone C near the Cambodian border, long a Communist troop stronghold. Police officials reported that a 16-year-old Buddhist girl, who set herself afire in an antigov- creases to 800,000 state employes. The drastic measures, de-scribed a "major surgery for a serious disease," were aimed at halting the skyrocketing inflation threatening the economic ernmenl protest Friday night, life of this embattled nation, died today. They are expected to have The girl, Dao Thi Tuyet. set strong influences on the coun- her clothing ablaze in the com- try's unstable market and tha pound of the Buddhist Institute, government braced for a diffi- Her death brought to 10 the cult period that may range from number of self-immolations two to three months, since May 29. The United States has under- The policeman was shot to written the program with the death with his own revolver and pledge of $160 million to help the Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 cuss with state Republican lead- Swimming Ban Reminder Given At Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - Cooperation of the public in refraining from swimming in the Curwensville Dam was asked today by the Stale Department of Forests and Waters. Department representatives explained that swimming cannot be allowed, at least for this vear, because of the hazard regime cope with the situation. Hardest hit by the new measures will be the urban population, already reeling under the burden of the cost of living which rose 55 per cent in the past year. The official rale of the Vietnamese piaster to the dollar, hitherto 60 to 1, was set at 118 to KARTHAUS - The selection 1 for all exchanges, replacing a of a queen, Miss Beverly Hoover complicated three-standard sys-of Karthaus, to represent the tern. local Karthaus Fire Co. in the In effect, the new rate con-county contest later this month, sists of 80 to 1 exchange plus a highlighted the June meeting of 38 piaster tax, for a total of 118 the Ladies Auxiliary of the fire piasters. Beverly Hoover Named Queen Of Karthaus firemen it; 'The other man" is the Demo- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 company. Miss Hoover will compete at Clearfield June 25, along with representatives from other county fire companies. First runner-up was Miss Mary Louise Reiter and second Area Motorcyclist Suffers Injuries In Road Mishap Richard P. Pcdmo, 22. of In practice, this will mean that importers will have to pay about twice as much for their goods, and.prices of all imported products will mount. To alleviate, at least partially, the new blow to Vietnamese purses, the government promised salary increases ranging pendent of the state committee," he added. Shapp, who defeated organization - endorsed Sen. Robert P. Casey in the primary, has de- runner-up was Miss Peggy manded the resignation of the Wooster. They were judged by party's current chairman, John Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leonard of from 20 to 30 per cent to all its S. Rice. Shapp claims Rice is Karthaus and Austin Harrier of employes, including the armed too closely tied to the organi- LeContes Mills. forces and auxiliary units. z;.tion elements of the party. The queen was crowned by The plan is estimated to cost Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 \[[ Hawk Run is in fair 'condition Preparatory to Lunar Voyage .. at the Philipsburg State Gener al Hospital where he was taken yesterday afternoon after his motorcycle ran into a car. He suffered multiple cuts and J. Riley Fulmer Jr.. above, general manager of Clearfield Electric Cooperative Inc. since 1950. will resign June 30 to accept a position in insurance management in Florida's Palm Beach area. James Richards, director of member and public relations for the cooperative will serve as acting manager until a permanent appointment can be made. In announcing his resignation, Mr. Fulmer said, "I deeply regret leaving the friends I have made since coming to Clearfield but I feel my new position offers an interesting challenge in an ent;rely new field. My wife and I will continue our interest in Clear- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 DuBois Firm Among Winners of Contracts WASHINGTON (AP) - A $3.4 million contract has been awarded by the Army to Schil-ler-Pfefifer Machine Works, Southhampton, Pa., for anti-tank projectiles. Sen. Joseph S. Clark, D-Pa., on Friday also announced these awards in Pennsylvania: Grants and loans by the Farmers Home Administration for sewer systems to Blossburg Municipal Authority. $173,140, and $251,360; Cumberland County Township Authority, Gettysburg, $135,630 and $236,530. A $104,000 contract by the Forest Service to Elmer R. Hallslrom, DuBois, for construe-Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 Scranton Backing Broderick For GOP nomination PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Gov. Scranton endorsed Raymond. J. Broderick Saturday for (be Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, and said he would do "everything in my power to work for the election of Ray Shafer and his team." He said Shafer has traits that "recommend him as a superbly qualified governor of Pennsylvania." Shafer. the GOP gubernatorial nominee, has recommended Broderick. a Philadelphia lawyer, for his running mate to replace the late Atty. Gen. Walter E. Alessandroni. who died in a plane trash. Scranton made the remarks in a speech prepared for delivery at a meeting of the Republican State Committee. He told the committee, "Ray Shafer has recommended that you nominate Ray Broderick. This is a choice with which I must wholeheartedly agree. "Ray Broderick is a Walter Alessandroni kind of man. not only because they were close, lifelong friends, but because they are both issue - minded, look - to - the - future - kind of Republicans." Scranton. who was also a close friend of Alessandroni's added that when Alessandroni created by speed boats on dam. "Until such time as a swimming area is designated, swimming must be prohibited," a spokesman said. The federal flood control dam. abrasions, located on the West Branch of The accident - one of four the Susquehanna River just reported in the Clearfield Coun-south of Curwensville, was com- ty-Moshannon Valley area yes-pleted and placed into opera- terday - occurred at 4 p. m. tion last fall a full year ahead on Legislative Route 17103 in of schedule. Hawk Run. In view of the early comple- Slate Trooper Gerald J. tion and a recent proposal to Dougherty said John Custancy. enlarge the size of the lake an 42, of Hawk Run, drove his car Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Father's Day Every Day For This War Is Intensification of Probe Into Space Mysteries Set By RONALD THOMPSON "We have to recognize that tasks Friday by naming Navy MANNED SPACE CENTER, we did not achieve all of our Capt. James A. Lovell Jr. and Houston, Tex. (AP) - Hoping major objectives on Gemini 9," Air Force Maj. Edwin E. Aldrin for clear sailing in the Apollo said Dr. Robert C. Sea mans, Jr. to fly Gemini 12, the last in man-lo-themoon project the space agency deputy director at the program, national space agency plans to the Gemini 9 news conference Gemini 9's pilots, Air Force intensify its search into some of Friday. "We cannot score this Lt. Col. Thomas P. Stafford and Ihe mysteries of space travel as flight a 100 per cent success." Navy Lt. Cmdr. Eugene A. Cer- a result of new problem areas Seamans revealed that he had nan, told of their troubles and uncovered by troubled Gemini ordered a complete investiga- successes in space at the same 9. tion into plans for Geminis 10, conference. Three two-man Gemini flights 11 and 12, declaring: "We are xhe lWQ aslronaulSi whose remain, all to include rendez- going to use these three flights fligh, spanned lnrce jays jn rous with an orbiting satellite to maximum advantage to get space, including a record 2- Family and space walks expected to all the data we can preliminary hour 7.mjnute waUx jn space by provide vital experience neces- to the Apollo programs." Cern'an, indeed had their trou- sary before men are committed Officials rounded out the list-- to a lunar voyage. of spacemen assigned Gemini Please Turn to Page 10. Col. 8 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS son said in an interview with EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) - A Sheila Grattan of the Alhambra framed photo of a marine in Post-Advocate, "we made plans Viet Nam will be the center of to keep the presence of father P|0coc for Week Father's Day attention at the as strong as possible in our VIW3BS ,w* "^^"^ County Unit Of Cancer Society Legion Guard Called Isaac Robinson, commander of the Clearfield American Legion firing squad and color guard, announced today that Frederick Wayne Wilson home home. We feel children need to The Clearfield County Unit of ufnfL!i1w!v 'Jf Sunday - but there's nothing be aware of their father ... not lho Amcrican Cancer Society ��nTJZL iTfLora\ Jrl' unusual about that. forget his importance." wi, be closed throughout next Pf Pr rnnrarf 4-" Every day is Father's Day They had seen newsrcels of week while Mrs. Edythe Upling- \Tr.^dMineral Sprin T veter" with the Wilson family: wife soldier homecomings where the er, executive director, is attend- ' " �" Gloria, 21, 2-year-old Tammy father was a stranger to the ing a staff conference of the and 10-month-old Fred Jr. children. And they knew mili- Pennsylvania Division. ACS, at The photo symbolizes one [arv wives who found it easier Allegheny, Boiling Springs, family's solution to a problem to ignore the existence of the During this period persons faced by many young couples: father during long separations, wishing cancer dressings should how to keep the memory of dad- LUUe Xammv ki5Ses the pic- call Mrs,. William Rishel at Curdy strong for the children while (urc of her daddy morning and wensville, whose phone number he's fighting a war. night Another visual symbol is is 236-1056. Any other needed an killed in Thursday a truck collision The glass covering the photo a jiarjlle doll in full-dress blues, of Sgt. Wilson, a reconnaissance "That's my daddy," Tammy patrol leader in Chu Lai, is snouts as she points it out to cracked from what his wife vjsi(0rs calls "too much loving." She Tammy also helps wrap cook-has no intention of replacing it. --- "When Fred left," Mrs. Wil- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 information may be obtained form the unit president, Mrs. William Mahaffey, at Mahaffey. Human behavior in action, cooperation between health agen- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 Inside The Progress Classified Arts 8, 9 Hints From Heloise 12 Comics ............... 11 Sports ............... 6, 7 Obituaries ............. 10 Hospital News .......... 3 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News 12 Church News .......... 3, 5 Hello World .............. 3 Suit Filed Against Proposed Merger Of State College Banks PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Justice Department filed suit in U.S. District Court Friday to block the proposed merger of two banks at State College, Pa. The merger of the First National and Peoples National Banks was approved only last month by James Saxon, comptroller of the currency. The Justice Department said the merger would violate antitrust law while eliminating competition and increasing concentration in banking in the State College area. The filing of the suit automatically suspends the merger pending court action. 12
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