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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 20, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Friends: Two women mad at the same person. The Progress Reader's Tip The Student Want Ads can be found on Page 12. Vol. 60 - No. 145 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, June 20, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 20 PAGES TODAY Ky's Troops Tighten Grip on Hue Late News WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court today barred retroactive application of its new rules strictly limiting trial use of confessions. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled today civil rights prosecutions may be removed from state to federal courts only in limited circumstances. To rule otherwise, Justice Potter Stewart said, would "work a wholesale dislocation of the historic relationships between the state and federal courts in the administration of criminal law." MOSCOW (AP) - President Charles de Gaulle said today he hoped his visit to the Soviet Union will make it possible to agree upon action to provide European security and assure general peace. AMERJCAN LEGION LEADERS of Pennsylvania exchange pleasantries at John Lewis Shade Post 6 home prior to testimonial dinner Saturday night in honor of John C. "Ace" Mann of Clearfield, Western Pennsylvania Vice Commander of the Legion. Left to right are: Dan Drew of Pittsburgh, national executive committeeman for Pennsylvania; Edward T. Hoak of Harrisburg, State Adjutant and former state commander; Harry V. Klein Jr., of Sunbury, State Commander; and Mr. Mann. NEW YORK-(AP) - In the face of mounting evidence that the Russians have started to deploy a far-flung missile defense, the U.S. Air Force is pressing work on a new generation of giant missiles, the New York Times said today. A Washington story reported that sources in the Pentagon sry the new solid-fuel missiles will be designed to penetrate even the tightest Soviet defense. 150 Guests on Hand ... Fire Destroys HomeatBigler; American Legion Salutes Four Homeless 'Ace Mann at Testimonial By GEORGE A. SCOTT Editor, The Progress Legionnaires from all parts of Pennsylvania joined with members of John Lewis Shade Post No. 6 of Clearfield Saturday night in paying tribute at a testimonial dinner to John C. "Ace" Mann of Clearfield, Western Vice Commander of the Pennsylvania Department of the American Legion. More than 150 Legionnaires, members of the Legion Auxil- House Vole On  Actor Right-To-Know Bill Due Today By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON (AP) - The House is expected to vote final congressional approval today of a bill that would strengthen the right of Americans to find out what their government is doing. The measure, termed a freedom of information or "right to know" bill, would establish the basic policy that government records should be available to the public unless specific reasons exist for maintaining secrecy. It comes before the House under a procedure that requires a two-thirds vote for approval, limits debate to 40 minutes and permits no amendments. Since the bill is in the same form passed by the Senate last year, House approval would send it to the While House. Rep. John E. Moss, D-Calif., Ed Wynn Dies Of Cancer at 79 By BOB THOMAS HOLLYWOOD (AP) - "During his last three months, he wouldn't let his three young granddaughters come to see him. His appearance had changed, and he couldn't talk. He wanted them to remember him as the roly-poly funnyman." This was a son's remembrance of Ed Wynn, the great comedian-actor who died in his sleep Sunday at 79, a victim of cancer. The son, actor Kecnan Wynn, said his father had been in failing health for a year, although he remained active until a few months ago. Earlier this year, he appeared on Red Skelton's television show, made a candy commercial and played a role in Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 Microwave Television System Starts Service To Philipsburg Area PHILIPSBURG - Area residents had their first microwave television reception today. The New York-Pcnn Microwave Company, of Corning, N. Y., over the weekend completed the hook-up to the new 8-foot microwave dish installed by the Moshannon Valley TV Cable Company on its new 100 foot towers. The service was tested this morning and placed in use immediately. The new service will bring WP1X-TV New York (channel 11) reception to area families.. The new station is of particular interest to sports fans. The company has eliminated Pittsburgh channel 11, Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Eugene Gilbert, 40, Columnist, Dies NEW YORK (AP) - Eugene Gilbert, 40. author of the AP Newsfeatures column, "UTiat Young People Think," died of a heart attack Saturday night at Belli Israel Hospital. The weekly column will be carried on by his organization, the Gilbert Marketing Group. ( His column appear* weekly in The Progress Postscript.) Fair and mild tonight, low 54 to 62. Mostly sunny and warm Tuesday, high in the 80s. Sunrise 5:40-Sunset 8:47 Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. m. - 5.15 feet (rising). Today 7 a. m. - 5.15 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather Sunday low 52; High 94. Overnight low 50. Mid - State Airport Sunday low 39; High 76. Overnight low 40. Five - Day Forecast June 21 - 25: Temperatures will average two to six degrees above the seasonal norms which range from highs of 76 to 82 to lows of 59. Little day to day change is expected with warm weather continuing through the week. Precipitation will be light, averaging one-lenth of an inch or less occurring as isolated afternoon and evening thundershowers almost daily. iary and special guests heard "Ace" praised for his leadership in the Western Pennsylvania sector during the past year. In addition to top leadership of the Pennsylvania Legion-Slate Commander Harry V. Klein Jr., of Sunbury, National Executive Committeeman Dan Drew of Pittsburgh and Department Adjutant Edward T. Hoak of Harrisburg - those in attendance included nine district commanders; Mrs. Donald Baker of New Bethlehem, Western Vice President of the Legion Auxiliary; and Past Slate Commander Regis L. Cusick of Pittsburgh. Other guests were present from Bradford, Pittsburgh, Port Matilda, Beccaria, McKeesport, Williamsburg, Wesleyville, Erie, Meycrsdale, Berlin, Latrobc, Manor, Altoona, Tyrone, Traf-ford, Centre Hall, State College, Emporium, Baden, Kane, Punx-sutawney, C o a 1 p o r t, Cen-ton, Md., Palmerton, Clarion, Bellefonte, Windbcr, DuBois, Philadelphia, New Brighton, Mars, New Bethlehem, Knox, Conemaugh, Somerset, Houston and Ebensburg. The speakers at the dinner program, held in St. Francis School gymnasium, left no doubt as to the high esteem felt for Mr. Mann and the outstanding job he has done as Western Vice Commander. Their comments included: Mrs. Baker: "I know that 'Ace' deserves all the honors given him. 'Ace' has done a . wonderful job as Western Vice Commander this year." Mr. Drew: "When 'Ace' took over the job I felt in my heart we had an excellent man . . . He showed us he was a leader and he instilled that leadership in the 15 district commanders under him in promoting the pro- BIGLER - Fire of undetermined origin destroyed a frame bungalow here today, leaving a family of four homeless. Damage was estimated at $7,500. The home was that of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Dixon and their two children. Two fire companies - B-J-W and Wal-laceton - battled the flames without success.- B-J-W Fire Chief JHerschel Owens was continuing an investigation today in an attempt to pin down the cause of the blaze, which was discovered about 6:45 a. m. No one was home at the time. Firemen said Mr. Dixon had left with his two children about 15 minutes earlier to pick up Mrs. Dixon at Clearfield where she works nights at Bell Telephone Co. Firemen said the family's loss, which included all furnishings and clothing, was partially covered by insurance. An appeal for household items and clothing for the Dixons was expected to be made later. FATHER'S DAY ESCORT - Luci Johnson brushes a lock of hair aside Sunday as she walks with her father, the President, from St. Dominic's Catholic Church in southwest Washington. The President and Luci first attended morning services at the National City Christian Church, then drove to St. Dominic's where Luci, a Catholic convert, frequently attends mass. (AP Wirephoto) Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 No One Injured In Weekend Mishap In Philipsburg Borough PHILIPSBURG -Damage amounted to $1,025 and no one was injured in Philipsburg Borough's lone weekend accident. Police Sgt. Mathew F. Gow-land reported Eugene Giber, 43, of Port Matilda, traveling east on Pine Street, stopped for the flashing- blinker light at Third SI reel and then pulled out into the intersection into the path of Harry Nelson. 51, of Philipsburg, who was traveling north on Third Street. The accident occurred Saturday at 3:35 p. m. The Giber pick-up truck was damaged to the extent nf $225 and the Nelson automobile had damages totaling $800. Neither driver was hurt in the crash. Giber tried to cut to the left to miss the oncoming car and ended up in the Gulf Service Station pump island. Nelson cut to the ri^lit and went sideways after the impact, ending up in the entrance to the service Ma-lion. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Saturday Tally: One Real Fire, Two False Calls Clearfield firemen were called to the Clearfield Machine Company three times within two hours Saturday afternoon, twice for false alarms, and once for a genuine fire. The first general alarm was sounded at 3:10 p. m. when the machine company's automatic sprinkler system accidentally activated the alarm. There was no fire, and firemen left the scene. The second alarm was sounded at 3:35 p. m. when heat from equipment in the machine shop did set off a minor fire in the cupola of the roof of the building. The small blaze was extinguished by firemen using booster lines. Although no official damage estimates were available this morning, a machine company spokesman said that there was "no exceptional damage." Insurance estimates have not yet been made, he said. The third general alarm was sounded at 5:35 p. m. when the automatic sprinkler alarm system was accidentally activated while being refilled. The blaze had not broken out again, as was originally believed. The machine company is located at Fourth and Maple Streets in the Reedsville section of Clearfield. Pa. Pulled From Ashes by GOP, Scranton Says PHILADELPHIA (AP)-Pennsylvania has been pulled "from her ashes" by a "strong, vibrant, modern and progressive Republican party," according to Gov. Scranton. Scranton made the comment Saturday at a meeting of the 113-man Republican Stale Committee, which unanimously endorsed Raymond J. Broderick as the party's nominee for lieutenant governor in the November elections. Broderick, a 52-year-old Philadelphia lawyer, was named to run as No. 2 man alongside Lt. Gov. Raymond Shafer, the Republican gubernatorial nominee. Scranton pledged his all-out support for Shafer and Broderick, who was picked to replace the late Att.y. Gen. Walter E. Al-lessandroni. Alessandroni was killed May 8 in a plane crash in Western Pennsylvania. The governor said the Republican party during the past three-and-a-half years has "pulled the blinders from Pennsylvania and let her run." He said the party gave the state more jobs, better schools, and improved highways. He termed the GOP a political unit old enough to "keep what must be kept" and "young enough to change what must be changed." Registration Slated For Free Instruction At Clearfield Pool Registration for free swimming instruction at the Clearfield Swimming Pool will be held tomorrow and Wednesday from 10 a. m. to noon and 7 to 9 p. m. each day. Red Cross s w i m m i m g courses for beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimmers and junior and senior life-saving courses are available. All persons seven years of age and oldei arc eligible for the free instruction. Parents should accompany youngsters when they register. Instruction will be given at the community pool every weekday morning from 9:30 a. m. until noon. A transportation schedule will be arranged later. A preschool (three-to-six-years-old) and adult instruction period is planned for later in the summer. Registration for the tree swimming courses will be held at the pool at Reedsville. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Ramey Native Named Church Superintendent PENN YAN, N.Y. (AP)-The Rev. Dr. Donald G. Wright, a native of Ramey, Pa., has been named district superintendent of the Methodist Church of Syracuse. The Rev. Dr. Wright, appointed Saturday, has been pastor of the University Methodist Church in Syracuse for 10 years. RFK To Back Johnson For Second Term NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Robert F. Kennedy says he supports President Johnson for reelection in 1968 and he plans only to run for the Senate in 1970. Kennedy was met by newsmen Sunday at Kennedy Airport upon returning from a two-week overseas tour during which he visited South and East Africa, Athens and Rome. With him was his wife, Ethel. National politics came up when the New York Democrat was asked to comment on an assertion by Sen. Wayne Morse, D Ore., that he would consider supporting Kennedy in the 1968 presidential race if his views on Viet Nam remained the same. Kennedy has been a critic of administration policy in Viet Nam. Said Kennedy: "I have no plan to run for anything but the Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Isolate Fasting Buddhist Rebellion Against Premier Appears To Lose New Ground By ANDREW ROROWIEC SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's troops tightened their hold on Hue today and scaled off the hospital room where the leader of the northern Buddhist revolt continued his antignvernment, anti-American fast for a 13th day. While the rebellion led by militant monk Thich Tri Quang appeared to lose more ground, Ky's military regime pushed ahead toward promised civilian elections Sept. 11 on a wave of confidence voiced by Ky as he began his second year in office. Chief of State Nguyen Van Thieu signed a decree setting the election date and providing for a 108-seat constituent assembly to draft a constitution. The government, as expected, rejected the proposal of its electoral commission to allow the assembly to transform itself into a governing parliament. The decree also showed the junta's determination to remain in power well into 1967 by requiring a second round of voting for a national legislature three to six months after the generals approve the constitution. American forces continued to shoulder the major fighting. U.S. 101st Airborne Division units locked in a heavy fire fight with a Communist force of undetermined strength that attacked the paratroopers near Tuy Hoa. 240 miles northeast of Saigon, this morning. Helicopters brought in more American troops as the fighting continued into the afternoon. There was no report on Communist losses but American casual-tics were described as light. U.S. Air Force B52s spearheaded the air war by returning to jungles northwest of Saigon to pound a suspected Viet Cong Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Inside The Progress Classified Ads 13, 14 Hints From Heloise ..... lfi Comics 15 News From Around World 7 Sports ........... 10, 11 Obituaries ............. . 2 Hospital News ......... 3 Editorial, Columns .....4 Social News ..... 3, 16 Today in History ........ 4 School New. ....... 14 State News llriefs ........ 5 As Conferences End... Methodist Ministers In New Assignments Two Methodist Church conferences concluded annual meetings over the weekend with the appointment of ministers. They included a number of changes in the Clearfield County - Moshannon Valley area. The Central Pennsylvania Conference, meeting at Carlisle, assigned the Rev. Frank W. Montgomery, pastor of the Trinity Methodist Church of Clearfield since 1963, to Cham-bersburg. - Rev. Oliver H. R. Krapf of annual foin..day meeting Satur-Emporium has been appointed dav and among ,he ministerial to succeed Rev. Montgomery at Clearfield. Rev. John W. Guscolt, pastor of the Coalpoit-lrvona Methodist Church, has been assigned to Lakemont and will be succeeded by Rev. George W. Henry of Wallaceton Succeeding Rev. Henry at Dore to supply at Benezette. Wallaceton will be Rev. Thomas Rev. M. E. Henley lo Johnson-R. Searfoss Jr.. who has been burg. Rev. P. II. Shrader to serving the Kamcv Meihodist .supply at Cl.uner, llev. 1J. If. Church Ramey is to receive Speakman to Big Run, Rev. H. a supply pastor. M. IVnniiigton Jr. lo llrookville, The Meihodist Western Penn- ami Rev K. C. McCollougli to sylvania Conference closed its supply at Puiixsutawuey. appointments was Rev. John Uhrin Jr. to be supply pastor at Luthcrsburg. He will succeed Rev. Richard Snyder. Other new appointment include: Rev. R L. Haneky to DuBois Lakeside, Rev Patricia Coal To Play Key Role in Future World Energy Balance WASHINGTON (AP) - An international coal authority predicted today that coal will maintain "A position of highest importance in the future world energy blanace." Raymond J. T. A. Duflou, chairman of the coal committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Eruope, headed a group of 37 European industry and government officials that recently toured U. S. mining facilities. In a speech prepared for the National Coal Association's convention here Duflou said he was impressed with "How very flourishing is the coal industry of the United States..." "It is quite clear thai the position of coal in the United States is extremely solid" because of growth of the two largest coal markets, the electric utilities and the steel industry, he said. Duflou. who also is coal adviser to the Belgian Ministry of Economic Affairs said in Wes'-ern Europe coal has been undermined by competition from other fuels and by technological progress in the use of coal. Dodd Probe Starts Today In Senate Bv JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) - The year-old Senate ethics committee begins closed hearings today on the first case it has handled - charges of misconduct against Sen. Thomas J. Dodd. Since early March the bipartisan, six-member panel has been koking into charges against the white-haired. 50-year-old Dodd made by columnists Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson. The sessions will start in secret but the committee hopes to go into public hearings soon on this phase involving Dodd's relations with Julius Klein, owner of a Chicago public relations firm and registered agent for West German business interests. Pearson and Anderson have detailed their charges against the Connecticut Democrat in a series of columns extending over several months. Some of Dodd's former employes have said they supplied information on which the charges were based. Dodd first asked the Senate ethics committee to investigate, declaring that its probe would demonstrate "the malicious untruth of the charges against me." Later he filed a S2 million li-Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Veterans To Report Members of the Clearfield American Legion firing squad and color guard are to report tomorrow at i p. m. to the post home to take pari in military funeral services for Carl D. Hipps of Clearfield w lio died Friday night. Volunteer? (Who, Me?) What are the advantages, and drawbacks, in volunteering for military service, instead of letting the draft take its course? How do you go about choosing between the services? You can get the answers to these and a hundred other questions about your military obligations by following the 10-part "G.I. Guide" series by Elton Fay, starting Wednesday in The Progress.