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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 28, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckla Maybe it's nothing to worry about if the kids have trouble with history. The people who make it seem to have quite a lot of trouble, too. Reader's Tip A Supreme Court decision is discussed on Page 4 in 'The World Today.' Vol. 60 - No. 152 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Tuesday, June 28, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 12 PAGES TODAY WCPA General Manager Al Dame greets Paul Harvey at Clearfield. "Good Evening, Americans" Students present personal gifts to ABC commentator. Nation To Hear Area Industrial Story Harvey To Tell By Military Leaders in Bloodless Coup... Argentina's Government Ousted By KENNETH L. DAVIS BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Argentina's military leaders overthrew elected President Arturo Illia during the night in a swift bloodless coup aimed at shutting the Peronists out of the political picture. The usually mild-mannered president, who had served 32 months of his six-year term, holed up for the night in Casa Rosada, the pink stone seat of government, and defied the gen- erals this morning to remove him by force. But within 20 minutes he was on his way to an undisclosed destination - perhaps under arrest. Military sources said the army commander in chief who led the coup, Lt. Gen. Pascual A. Pistarini, and the commanders of the navy and air force would form a governing junta and then would install Lt. Gen. Juan Carlos Ongania, the former army commander in chief and the country's most prominent military man, as interim president. 1 Vice President Carlos Perelte fled across the Plate River to Uruguay during the night. The rest of the 65-year-old president's Cabinet stood with him as he defied Maj. Gen. Julio R. Alsogaray, commander of the 1st Army Corps who asked Illia to leave Casa Rosada. Illia told Alsogaray he was Argentina's constitutional presi- dent and would not surrender to force. A government source said the president left the building at 6:55 a.m. but did not disclose the circumstances. Although troops of the presidential guard had mounted machine guns in the halls and entrances of Casa Rosada, Also-garay's troops ringed the building and occupied it without trou- Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 4 Officers Named Hospital Board PHILIPSBURG - Election of officers, appointment of the medical staff and discussion on the renewal of a contract with Dr. Clark Forcey, hospital radiologist, highlighted last night's regular meeting of the Philipsburg State General Hospital Board of Trustees. Results of the board's election are: Arthur Rydberg, president; Ned Cummings, vice president; and Mrs. G. Richard Holdren, secretary. Re-appointment, of doctors on the active, consulting and dental staffs, in addition to the election of board officers, always occurs in June during the board's final meeting of the year. The terms for both the doctors and the board officers begin July 1 and expire on June 30 of the next year. Dr. Forcey's contract as radiologist at the hospital is also renewed annually and will expire on June 30. He has stipulated that if the contract isn't renewed by July 1, there will be no special studies done in the X-ray department. The contract, which was first sent to the proper authorities at Harrisburg in February, was returned to the hospital in March Young Clearfield Girl Helped by Firemen A one-year-old Clearfield R.D. girl, Joyce Ann Flanagan, is in good condition in her home today, thanks to the aid of the Tyrone Fire Company which provided a happy ending to what could have been a tragic story. Mr. and Mrs. John Flanagan of Clearfield R. D. 1 were en route home from Altoona Saturday evening when their little daughter became feverish and convulsive. Sensing the need for immediate aid, the family flagged down a truck and ambulance of the Tyrone Fire Co. Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 8 Chamber Opposes Proposed Site Of County School PHILIPSBURG - Directors of the Philipsburg Chamber of Commerce last night again expressed opposition and dissatisfaction with the proposed location of the county area technical school at Kerr Addition near Clearfield. Board members stated that the school should be located more in the geographical center of the area served and where it could better serve the potential school population, There was also a discussion concerning the expenses involved and opinions were expressed that expenses Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 O'Brien Named EKSL, _|L_|| ^^�^L HARRISBURG<-Gov. William rOOlDrJll LOaMl -Scranton has approved the al � w wwwi � , location of $69,593 m federal an- - I ti-poverty funds for the Head At Phi iDsbura sp 8 m n aaf id PHILIPSBURG - The interim added in Clearfield County, Operating Committee of the where the program is serving Philipsburg - Osceola Area 245 children. School District, in a special Included m the allotments an- meeting in the senior high li- nounced yesterday by the gover- brary here last night, hired nor ,w�re SI^iar PTgaT *s Raymond "Bud" O'Brien as serving 245 children. head football coach. \ JT}?!** m Ule �Itotlments an-, . . . , -nottneed yesterday by the gover- Mr O'Brien, a special educa- nor were simi]ar grams jn tion instructor, had been assist- Washington, York and Allegheny ant football coach. He succeeds countjes William Haushalter who resign- The Head start proKramg wil, ed earlier to accept a position continue through Dec. 31. at Lafayette College. _ The board also approved the mm mmi m g�mv m hiring of three teachers: Mrs. /flOf^ I uOtt I iLi Lw Agnes Shannon as librarian at the Osceola Mills Junior High BAMi TLa ||am# School; Thomas Kunkle as mu- DCUT I fit? 11 CO I sic instructor at the Osceola �� � Mills Schools; and Mrs. Muriel Iff NOUf POGI Kielar as art instructor at the '" � wv' senior high school. One of the best ways Clear-Clarence Kephart was hired field Area folks have found to - beat the current heat wave has Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 been to swim in the new com-- munity pool. Incida Tko Prnnrecc More tnan 1-275 persons fiock- in�iue i nc rrugre� ed to the pool yesterriay , thc Classified Ads.......... 8, 9 temperatures climbed over the Comics.................11 90-degree mark. News From Around World 10 Meanwhile, Pool Manager Sports .................... 6 Robert Shearer reported good Obituaries .............. 2 attendance at the first of the Hospital News ........ 7, 9 free swimming lessons held this Columns ................. 4 morning. The classes will con-Social News ............ 12 tinue for these groups for the G. I. Guide Series ...... 5 next 11 mornings - Tuesday through Friday. The pool is Commissioners OK Fuel Tax Allocations Liquid fuel tax fund allocations totaling $42,300 were approved for 13 political sub-divisions yesterday at a semimonthly public meeting of the Clearfield County Commissioners postponed from last Thursday. The grants were made as follows: Curwensville Borough, $2,000; Union Township, $3,000; Glen Hope Borough, $1,000; Cooper Township $4,100; F e r g uson Township, $3,000; Grampian Borough, $1,500; Burnside Borough, $4,000; Greenwood Township, $4,000; Bell Township, $4,600; Knox Township, $2,000; Covington Township, $2,500; and Sandy Township, $5,500 and $2,-500 for a total of $8,000. Then, in a separate action, the Commissioners allocated $3,-600 to Ramey Borough - some six times more than that borough's regular allocation - for improving and capping the road to the community cemetery. The Commissioners approved the grant with the stipulation that the funds must 'ie used on a cemetery road project as stated in the application. It was pointed out that the road serves other towns and townships in the Ramey area. Turning to other matters, the Commissioners announced that in the recent personal property tax crackdown, in addition to picking up numerous new tax-ables, they discovered a few individuals were paying on non- Partly cloudy and cooler tonight and on Wednesday. Scattered thunder-showers at night and in the afternoon. Low tonight 58 to 66. Sunrise 5:42-Sunset 8:48 Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 5 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 4.88 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Monday low 66; High 96. 89. Overnight low 68. Mid - State Airport Monday low 56; High Overnight low 62. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Plans Reviewed for July 4 Show At Mid-State PHILIPSBURG - Plans for sponsoring the nation's biggest and most outstanding air show at Mid-State Airport next Monday were reviewed last night at a committee meeting held in the airport restaurant. Captain Clancy Taylor, president of World War II Airshows, flew to Philipsburg last night and is spending today here checking final details for the spectacular Fourth of July air show being sponsored by the Centre County Chapter of the Civil Air Patrol. The air show will start Monday at 2:30 p. m. and will last between Iwo and three hours. Free airplane rides will be awarded as a special feature. "Never before in thc history of Central Pennsylvania has such a show been offered to the public," James Muir, manager of Mid-State Airport declared today. Mr. Muir will serve as genera! chairman for the event. Aerial acrobatics, parachute jumps, balloon flights, simulat- Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 6 _ . . closed each Monday for clean- On Harrisburg Scene... .___ The pool is open daily at 1 p. m. Monday through Friday I I ^\ � I and on Sunday. It opens each House Democrats Ready sr^sj ,o,es � The sale of season tickets has L\ r J*i D II keen discontinued at the pool iQ /\nprove vreoii din s,,-e'thcy mav he purrhased at By VINCENT P. CAROCCI HARRISBURG (AP) - House Democrats, overriding any opposition, were ready to send their consumer protection bill to the Senate today as planned. "It's still our intention to move the bill Tuesday," corrl-mented Rep. James E. Clarke, D-Allegheny, Monday after the measure was advanced in position for a final vote. House Majority Leader Joshua Eilberg said he planned to call the bill for a vote when the chamber reconvenes today. Please Turn to Page 10. Col. 8 This is the timetable he announced before the House adjourned two weeks ago. The Democrats added amendments to the measure Monday and then defeated both a motion to recommit it to committee and several changes proposed by minority Republicans. The major Democrat- ance for each regular payment. The bill previously would have had the merchant state the annual interest rate, the length of the contract, the total amount of the contract and the amoun of each payment, without a principal . interest breakdown. ic amendment, offered by Business representatives sat Clarke and adopted on a voice somberly in the rear of the vote, would require merchants chamber as the amendment to include in installment con- was approved, tracts a detailed schedule out- Bllt when que,ied bv newsmen lining the interest charge, the____- principal and the unpaid bal- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 July Temperature Contest Entries Due Two days are left to enter the July Temperature Contest and win up to $20 if you can guess what the highest temperature will be during the month. Just write down your guess on a postcard, giving the date jand time of day you think that high temperature will occure. Send it along with your name and address as well as your telephone number to Temperature Contest, in care of The Progress, Clearfield. The most accurate guess will win a $20 prize for the sender. A second prize of $10 also will be given. Entries are limited to one per person, however, and must be submitted on a postcard. All entries must be postmarked no later than Thursday, June 30. Boy Satisfactory After Mishap On Clearfield Street A five-year-old Clearfield boy is in satisfactory condition at Clearfield Hospital today after he was struck by a car yesterday afternoon. Timothy Dodge, son of Mrs. Donna L. Dodge of 304 Park Ave., suffered bruises and brush burns of the head and forehead and leg injuries when he was struck by a car driven by Del-phine Rumsky, 34, Glen Richey. The accident occurred at 1 p.m. yesterday at the intersection of Clinton and South Fourth streets. Clearfield borough police reported that the driver said the boy ran out from behind a parked car. There was no property damage. The boy was taken to the hospital by the driver. Two Tyrone teenagers were injured and their car was demolished in an accident at 0:30 o'clock last night at Sandy rVeafc Cold front Does Little for Heat in State By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A very weak cold front pushed southward into Pennsylvania today, but the Weather Bureau said it would not bring much relief to the steamy southern area. Pennsyvania was caught in a high-pressure system that had brought fair skies and a sometimes searing sun Monday. Adding to the misery was high humidity in many parts of the state. The weather bureau said however temperatures today should not be quite as high as those of Monday when the mercury had reached 100 degrees al Harrisburg and Allentown and % in Pittsburgh. The temperature rose to 93 at Philadelphia. An electrical storm swept over parts of southeastern Pennsylvania Monday night, setting fire to two buildings and blacking out hundreds of houses. Accompanying showers, however, did little to break the hot, muggy grip on the area. Radio Audience Of Comeback BULLETIN ABC Newscaster Paul Harvey followed through with a promise made at Clearfield last night to tell the nation about the industrial comeback of this area. On his noon broadcast from Chicago today Mr. Harvey held up the Clearfield area's industrial progress as an example for the entire country. His remarks will be published by The Progress tomorrow. By WILLIAM G. WILLIAMS Progress Newt Editor Nationally-known newscaster Paul Harvey told some 400 persons last night that he plans to tell the Clearfield-Curwensville industrial development story to His radio audience as an example of what Americans can do to help themselves. At an Industrial Salute Dinner in the New Dimeling Hotel the Chicago-based ABC personality said that one of his upcoming broadcasts will tell of this area's comeback from an economic slump.--- Sidelights Give Emphasis To Harvey Event By WILLIAM F. LEE Progress Staff Writer When the dynamics of the speaker, the heat of the room, the list of prominent guests and the nature of the salute were combined, the effect of last night's industrial salute dinner was overwhelming. While the central event of the evening was the address by ABC commentator Paul Harvey, there were several sidelights surrounding the dinner which made the evening all the more noteworthy. Slashing away at "lazy Americans" who accept public welfare rather than work for a living, Mr. Harvey said that those on relief are not always to blame for their dilemma. "It's our own fault. We can kill them with kindness." He predicted that a continued attitude of accepting handouts rather than attempting honest work could lead to the country's downfall. The award-winning commentator, whose broadcasts are heard locally on WCPA Radio, held his humidity-soaked audience spellbound for an hour as he delivered a forceful address on life in these times. Impatient Americans, he said, expect an immediate cleanup of the world's problems. But this is a disorderly planet and will always be that way, Harvey continued. This earthly life isn't supposed to be paradise; there will always be work to be done. Harvey, who was introduced by WCPA Vice President and General Manager Al Dame as "a courageous commentator," pulled no punches as he offered the opinion that the United Mr. Harvey's remark on his noon radio program yesterday that he was happy to be traveling to the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country prompted some Ctearfielders to worry that he Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 Smooth Start Predicted ... Dogs Flown In Hospitals Ready To Search For For Medicare Missing Man Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Deadline Nears For Talent Show Signup There are only two days left for interested persons to enter the Clearfield Area Jaycees Fourth of July talent show. Potential contestants are asked to sign up today or tomorrow by calling Arnold Shaw at 765-556] during the day or 765-7696 in the evening. The show will be held Monday evening in the Driving Park as part of the Jaycees' daily festivities. Plaques will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in the singles and group categories. By GEORGE NEWMAN Associated Press Writer The nation's hospitals are as ready as they can be for the start of the medicare program on Friday, officials say. Federal, state and local officials concerned with medicare held news conferences throughout the nation Monday to discuss the state of readiness of the program to provide hospital care under Social Security for those 65 and older. --- For the most part, they predicted a smooth start for medicare. Bui a few said they expected hospital facilities to be severely taxed by an influx of aged persons who have put off needed care. Others admitted they weren't Although many of the nation's physicians, through the American Medical Association and other doctors' groups, vigorously opposed enactment of medicare, officials said Monday they expected the doctors to cooperate. Physicians were counted quite sure what to expect on on (o help foreslaU anv rush Friday and declined to specu-  ��  late whether there would be a rush to the hospitals by the elderly. "Hospitals will be able to handle the situation in cooperation with patients," said Donald Dunn, executive director of the Minnesota Hospital Association. because patients need their doctors' approval for hospital admission. If troubles come, the concensus was, it will come in those areas already short of medical facilities. RAMEY - Search dogs have been brought in from Philadelphia to aid police and sheriff's officers in a manhunt for an 81-year-old Ramey resident missing since Saturday. The missing ma l is Michael Bednarchik, who was last seen at Sterling at 10:30 a. m. Saturday. It is also believed he wa; seen near a private home at Ramey Saturday evening. Sgt. Andrew Zavatsky of the Clearfield State Police Substation said today that arrangements were made last evening to have the dogs flown in t� assist the search. The specially-trained dogs and two men were flown in to Mid-State Airport early today and taken to the scene of the manhunt. Leading the search is Clearfield County Sheriff William Charney. along with state police, firemen and other volunteers Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 4