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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 7, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania him Today's Chuckle Proud father to mother as they watch their small son, lying on the floor studying by the light from the TV screen: "Reminds you of Abe Lincoln, doesn't it?" Vol. 60 - No. 159 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Thursday, July 7, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 20 PAGES TODAY TODAY TOMOtn&t^m "" mm BY GEORGE A.SCOTT, EDITOR OF THE PROGRESS Education in Focus Summer Schooling Project Head Start More than 400 Clearfield Area youngsterj of the four, five and six year age bracket are getting their first taste of "school" this summer in federal government-sponsored "anti-poverty" program that eventually may become a year-around educational program for all children, regardless of financial status. The program under way this summer is known as "Head Start" and it is financed by the Office of Economic Opportunity under the 1964 Economic Opportunity Act. Ninety per cent of the children enrolled must come from low income families. Education at Four Years Old However, a report issued in Washington May 31 by the Educational Policies Commission urged that all of the nation's children should begin school at age four because it said, all children are ready at this age for "a planned fostering of their development." The Commission is jointly sponsored by the National Education Association and the American Association of School Administrators. The NEA Reporter says the Commission "envisages a school program for four and five-year-olds that would be focused not on reading, writing and arithmetic, but instead on such goals as the promotion of curiosity, growth of language and generation of readiness for intellectual activities that will come in later years. Early schooling, the Commission suggests, would also promote the child's sense of security and self-respect and would involve parents; it would help the child develop relations with other children and adults; it would devote considerable attention to the child's physical well-being and development." Head Start programs are based on the premise that pre-school children of low-income families particularly need this early schooling because they generally enter first grade under the distinct handicap of lack of adequate health care, good nutrition and the most elementary experiences that children of better circumstances have had. In the words of Dr. Julius B. Richmond, director of Head Start, this "may mean failure at school, eventual dropping out and feelings of inadequacy and failure. For parents, feelings of frustration, despair and hopelessness are common and are often communicated to the children. As a result the 'cycle of poverty' from one generation to another is established." Head Start's Goals Thus Head Start's broad goals include: improving the child's health; helping emotional and social development by encouraging self-confidence, self-expression, self-discipline and curiosity; improving and expanding the child's mental processes, aiming at expanding the ability to think, reason and speak clearly; helping them to get wider and more varied experiences which will broaden their horizons, increase their ease of conversation and improve their understanding of the world in which they live; giving the child frequent chances to succeed; giving the. child a chance to"~me"eif' with older children, teenagers and adults who will serve as "models" in manners, behavior, speech, etc.; and developing in the child and his family a responsible attitude toward society and fostering feelings of belonging to a community. Primarily, those eligible are children from families whose income can range from $1,500 to $4,000 annually for a non-farm family of six, or from $1,050 to $2,800 for a farm household. It is permissible, however, to include up to 10 per cent of a class from homes which are more prosperous. Classes are limited to a maximum of 20 with 15 as the recommended number. Introduced last year as an eight-week summer program, more than 560,000 children in 13,400 classrooms, in 2,400 communities in all 50 states and the territories participated in Project Head Start. According to the Office of Economic Opportunity, a sampling of 55,500 children showed that 70 per cent were receiving their first medical or dental examination, scientific testings showed marked improvements in the children's self-confidence, self-reliance, sense of responsibility and ability to relate to a group. Parents, receiving instruction in home economics, learned how to budget their earnings, how to purchase food wisely and how to improve the care of their children. Seven Programs in Area As a result of the first year of Project Head Start, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced last August a three part extension of the program: a year-around program for up to 350,000 children between three and five; summer programs for those not included in the year-round classes; and a follow-through program for summer Head Starters, including home visits, special tutoring, field'trips and medical care. The Clearfield Area participation in Head Start is limited to seven of the eight week summer programs, with follow-ups planned through the regular school year. Classes started Tuesday in five school districts or Community Action areas and in DuBois a week ago. In addition, one sponsored by the Purchase Line School District of Indiana County involving children of Clearfield County's Bell Township and the boroughs of Burnside, Mahaffey, Newburg, (LaJose) and New Washington is now in its third week of operation. The over-all cost of the Clearfield Area programs is $109,952 of which $96,225 is being paid by the OEO and the balance of $13,727 by the school districts or Community Action Committees, in the form of cash, space for classes, equipment and services. The Purchase Line program is costing $22,608, with the federal government paying $17,408 of this amount. Except in the Curwensville and DuBois School Districts, which have kindergartens and thus are accepting four and five-year-olds, the age range for Head Start in the Area is five and six years of age. In other words, the training is for youngsters about to enter school, either kindergarten or first grade, in September. Area Classes Listed Here's a rundown on the Clearfield Area programs as listed by Community Action in Clearfield, Inc., the area's anti-poverty coordinating organization with headquarters in Clearfield: Area 1, DuBois Area School District. 10 classes with a total of 150 children with centers located at the Brady School, Luthersburg; Hubert, Olive and Wilson Schools, DuBois; Oklahoma School; Falls Creek School, C. G. Johnson School, Reynoldsville; and Sykesville School, which has two classes. Total OEO allocation $34,815. Area 3, sponsored by Down River Community Action Committee for the townships of Goshen, Girard, Covington and Karthaus. Two classes at the St. Mary's Social Center, Frenchville, and one in Shepherd of the Tlease Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Red China Warned by Rusk Says U. S. Will Retaliate If Peking Launches N Attack By JOHN RODERICK KYOTO. Japan (AP) - Secretary of State Dean Rusk warned Red China today that the United States will retaliate "with whatever means would be required" if it launches a nuclear attack against any of America's Asian allies. Asked at a news conference if the United Slates is prepared lo reply with atomic bombs if one of its Asian allies Is attacked with nuclear weapons, Rusk paused, then answered wilh quiet deliberation: "I can't think of anything more insane than an attack with nuclear weapons on an ally of the United States in Asia. "We would meet our obligations under our mutual security treaties with whatever means would be required." Though Communist China was not referred to either in the question or the answer, the exchange followed a discussion of Chinese nuclear testing and a statement by Rusk that the United States will take further development of Chinese nuclear capability "fully into account in our own defense arrangements." Rusk held the news conference with Japanese Foreign Minister Etsusaburo Shiina at his side after the end of a three-day meeting of U. S. and Japanese Cabinet ministers. The conference was the fifth annual meeting of the Joint U. S. - Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs. The final communique reflected disagreements between the two countries on Viol Nam and trade with Red China. The United States said it disapproved of long-term credits to Communist countries. The Japanese had wanted American approval for five-year credits for China to match those being extended by West Germany and other West European countries. The communique did not mention the Japanese view on credits but said Japan would continue lo develop trade relations with Communist countries "on the basis of the principle of separating the political and economic aspects of Japan's relations with them." The communique also did not mention Viet Nam. It is known, ho\ ever, that the United States would like to see greater Japanese nonmilitary participation Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 fontaine, Rydell in Cast. . Minis rrom itemise .... 11 County Fair Opens Aug. 1Haiphong With Star-Filled Program Clearfield County's biggest tourist attraction, the Clearfield County Fair, opens Aug. 1 with a star-studded weeklong program sparked by such famous entertainers as Frank Fontaine, Bobby Rydell and the Bitter End Singers. The 1966 edition of the Fair offers six big days and nights beginning with the Clearfield County 4-H Horse Show at 12:30 p. m. Monday and ending with two grandstand shows featuring Frank inside The Progress Second Attack in Week. Classified Ads ......16, 17__ Hints From Heloise . . 11 Comics 19 News From Around World S Sports ............ 12, 13 Obituaries .......... 2 Hospital News .. IS, 17 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News .1, 9, 20 School News . . 5, 11, 14 Sunday School Lesson 8 World News in Pictures 18 Area Residents Retire . 7 Meet New Folks ....... 17 Grampian Girl Serious After Indiana Crash A Grampian girl remains in serious condition in Indiana Hospital following an accident at an Indiana intersection Wednesday in which an Indiana University student was killed and two other persons were injured. Donna Hepburn, 19. of Gram Youngsters Help Operation ESTAK Viet Campaign Fontaine Saturday night. Traditionally the Fair offers entertainment for all tastes and a!i ages. This year will be no exception. Horse lovers can enjoy four , , , ,. afternoons of harness racing - Were i' not for the convictions Tllcsday througn Friday _ that of seven young girls and their wj, have gome of (he fjnest neighbors on Clearfield s South- trotters and s Jn the ute west Third Avenue Operation competijlR against oach 0(her ESTAK would be short $11.2o to- for trophies and cash pri7CS n*L .u . .u Tnis >'ear tne racing program That s the amount the seven has been ded to , racps grade schoolers collected Tues- _ three on Tuesd four each day nigh from residents of that Wednesdav and Thursdav avenue to help educate some and ,wo on Frjd M h 8001 children m South Viet Nam. m hf)rses fa a,read been The girls, all members of the entered . �.. , . , News Reporters Club - a neigh- Persons who prefer mcchan- p.an received head injuries when borhood newspaper - who went ked enlertamment will find ex. County's Shapp Group Faces Court Audit HARRISBURG (AP) - Rival petitions seeking audits of the campaign expenditures of the two successful Republican and Democratic candidates for gubernatorial nominations in the May primary were on file today. Such a petition for an audit of the $1.4 expense account of Milton J. Shapp, the Democratic nominee, was filed Wednesday in the Dauphin County Court of Quarter Sessions. Depot Hit By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - U. S. Navy planes today bombed the oil storage depot in the Haiphong dock area two miles northeast of the heart of the city for th� second time, the U. S. military command announced. The Haiphong depot, through which 95 per cent..of North Viet Nam's petroleum supplies move, was first bombed on June 29 along with another major depot three miles from the heart of Ha- � Wilson Pursues Role of Viet Peacemaker the sports car she was riding in flipped over. Killed in the mishap was William H. Nirnberger, 21, of Ben Avon near Pittsburgh. Police said he was a passenger in a car driven by James Murphy', 20, of Boswell, Somerset County. Hospitalized were Murphy, Miss Hepburn and another passenger, Raymond Marcon, 19, of State College. Meanwhile at Sandy Ridge, damage to two automobiles amounted to $900 last night when one car failed to make a curve and struck a parked car. There were no injuries. State Trooper Anthony R. Pupo reported that Gary L. Ver-beck, 17, of Morrisdale, traveling toward Osceola Mills on Route 970, failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the road and hit a parked car belonging to Kath-ryn Reese, 33, of Sandy Ridge. Damage to the Reese car was set at $400 and to the Verbeck car at $500. door-to-door co ectin* small citement galore in the Joip change and dollar bills, are ChUwood Thri, show whkh wi, Veronica, Kathleen and Carol Tuesd cveni and Jenkins, Betsy Vokes Karen Saturd aflernoon. Brett and Laurel and Linda ^ year chitwood nav bowed Hummel. _ , to the space age and climaxes Operation ESTAK is a Prog- his shsow wRn gn act ress -WCPA campaign to raise in nich sedan . d ...tund-.UQ.bu^ tremendous amount'of speed cra^�v- ?v *h ^ Si,' from a 25-f00t ^acelike rocket. South Viet Nam. who have been The grandstan^ rev featur. deprived by war of an educa- jng g big.name attracti<;n every night, opens Wednesday and continues through Saturday night. Frank Fontaine, direct from the Jackie Gleason Show where he plays Crazy Guggenheim, will be the star of the two Saturday night shows. On Wednesday night the Bitter In a telegram to The Progress Edward R. Becker of Harrisburg, attorney for the petitioners, said that "in a companion petition filed this afternoon with the Dauphin County Court, the petitioners . . . also requested the Court to conduct an-audit-- of the Clearfield County Shapp for Governor Committee." The petitioners charged that Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Lawrence Township Junk Yard Operators Reminded of Licenses Operators of scrap and junk yards in Lawrence Township are reminded that July 1 was the deadline for renewal of licenses under a Lawrence Township ordinance adopted last year. Lawrence Township supervisors, meeting last night in regular session, noted that only one operator has renewed his license, to date. Non - renewal is considered a violation of the ordinance and action can be taken against operators who neglect to comply with it. In other business, the board accepted the bid of James H. Johnston lo furnish stone and screening and that of Midland Amiesite for blacktop for township road projects. Bills and payroll amounting to $7,833.50 were approved for payment. The supervisors also set Wednesday, July 13, as the date for a special meeting at which bids for a new fire truck for Lawrence Company No. 1 will be opened. The meeting will be held in the township office at 7 p. m. Wafer Pressure Aired by Board At Clearfield Operational matters and regular business occupied the Clearfield Municipal Authority at its July meeting held this morning in the New Dimeling Hotel. Discussion of various new lines, or enlarging of present ones, to maintain adequate water pressure was one of the items. Pressure is spotty in some sections of the system due to the shutdown of the Moose Creek reservoir because of highway construction on its watershed. Corrections are being made as speedily as possible, the Authority was told by Manager Benjamin R. Bodle Jr. Installation of a storage tank in the Mt. Zion section has been completed and the Hillsdale tank, installed some months ago, is being filled each night by pumper when pressure falls below normal. Present at the meeting were Chairman S. K. Williams, John L. Kurtz, L. E. Soult, D. A. Dotts and J. B. Beard of the Authority; Mr. Bodle, William T. Davis, Authority solicitor; Arch Sterrett of Hill and Hill Engineers; and Miss Annabelle Brown, Authority office secretary. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Park Commissioner Named at Westover WESTOVER - Westover Borough Council last night appointed Street Commissioner James Bell as park commissioner. Mr. Bell was also authorized to change the names of Snyder Street to Water Street and Sherman Street to Hill Street, It was agreed to have a general nuisance ordinance drawn up by the borough attorney. Three citizens were present nights were to protest the closing of a road gariet Dixon and by the Colonial Cabin restau- Woods; Tuesday - rant, but the road was abandoned and given to Paul King, owner of the restaurant. 'Things Going Well' As Firemen's Fair Hits Halfway Mark OSCEOLA MILLS - With the half-way mark reached last night at the Volunteer Firemen's 44th Annual Fair, President Vincent Dumblelon, who is serving as general chairman, announced "Things are going well." The weather has been good and the crowds large at the Fair Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Hope was expressed for three more good days. The fair continues this evening, Friday evening, and Saturday afternoon and evening. A 1966 Ford automobile will be awarded by the Columbia Fire Company as the grand award Saturday evening. Winners of the $25 ground prizes given these past three Monday - Mar-Martha Marjorie Bishop Installed In Ceremony At Altoona ALTOONA - The installation of the Most Rev. James J. Hogan as sixth ordinary of the 65-year-old Altoona - Johnstown Catholic Diocese was held yesterday in the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Archbishop John J. Krol of Philadelphia officiated at the installation, which was followed by a pontificial Mass and an address to the congregation by the new bishop. Bishop Hogan comes lo Altoona from the Trenton, N. J., diocese where he served as auxiliary bishop and also as pastor of St. Catherine's Church at Spring Lake, N.J. He succeeds the Most Rev. J. Carroll McCormick, who has been transferred to the Scranton diocese. A native of Philadelphia, Bishop Hogan was ordained a priest in Rome in 1937 and holds a licentitale in sacred theology from Gregorian University at Rome and a doctorate in canon law from Catholic University of America at Washington, D.C. A large number of church dignitaries, civic officials, visiting clergymen, sisters and laity of the diocese were present as were guests from the Trenton diocese. A dinner at the episcopal residence at Sylvan Hills was held in the evening followed by a reception for visiting clergymen in the Penn Alto Motor Hotel. Pool's Heating System Showing Its Stuff With Temperature Dip Thanks to the hot weather and the pool's heating system, the water temperature at the new Clearfield Community Swimming Pool has been maintained at between 78 and 80 degrees since the facility w a s opened June 25. In reporting this today, Pool Manager Robert Shearer pointed out that steps have been taken to insure that the temperature will be maintained despite a dip in the torrid heat wave that has gripped the district for a number of days. "We will adjust our heating plant controls so that the water will remain at the 78 to 80 degree level," Mr. Shearer said. He added that attendance at the pool yesterday topped the 800 total. noi. The attacks set off a worldwide debate. A U.S. spokesman said A4 Sky-hawks from the aircraft carrier Hancock struck the fuel installation at 1 p.m. and that pilots reported "all bombs on target." The spokesman said one Sky-hawk was shot down by antiaircraft fire but the pilot was rescued. Pilots reported smoke from the depot rose 20,000 feet, and a fireball erupted from a secondary explosion, the spokesman said. He said pilots saw no ships at the piers near the oil depot but that there were three ships in the outer harbor, The ships apparently were not attacked. Earlier the U.S. command announced American planes flew a record 113 missions against North Viet Nam Wednesday and eluded four surface-to-air missiles, but two of the raiders were shot down, apparently by conventional ground fire. The three pilots were listed as missing. The U.S. command again reported no significant ground action by American forces. But the South Vietnamese army announced its third major military success in two days, the destruction of a big Viet Cong medical and arms depot in the Mekong Delta and the killing of 155 of the enemy in a day-long battle Wednesday. Before the June 29 raid, the Haiphong oil storage complex had a capacity of 476,000 barrels of oil stored in 38 storage tanks, 16 warehouses and an open storage area. In the raid last week 46 Navy planes dropped 19 tons of bombs and five-inch Zuni Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Guard Convoy Leaves Clearfield Saturday Forty-two trucks and jeeps will be lined up along Route 322 at Golden Rod Farms at 8 a. m. Saturday as the 121st Truck Company, National Guard, prepares to leave for two weeks of annual summer camp. The convoy, with units from Please Turn lo Page 6, Col. 3 Moshannon Marine Serving in Viet Nam VIET NAM - Marine S. Sgt. John P. McClusick, son of Mr. and Mrs. John P. McClusick of Moshannon Pa., is serving with Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron 235 in Viet Nam. During the past month, the squadron has flown over 660 sorties for over 800 flying hours and supported operations Georgia, Osage, Cherokee, Morgan, Montgomery, Wayne, Yuma, Mobile and Cheyenne II. His squadron's mission is to intercept and destroy enemy aircraft and missiles under all types of weather conditions, at day or night. By LAWRENCE MALK1N LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Harold Wilson cast himself in the role of Viet Nam peacemaker today by arranging a surprise visit to Moscow prior to a conference with President Johnson in Washington later this month. Wilson's chances of success were not rated high. The Soviet Union has already rejected Britain's peace formula - reconvening the 1954 Geneva conference - but the prime minister may be able to open a new line of communication on Viet Nam between the Kremlin and the White House. While Wilson ran against heavy odds in his pursuit of peace, a flurry of pronouncements by high U.S. officials left contradictory impressions on the prospects for peace talks. -On the pessimistic side. Secretary of State Dean Rusk told newsmen in Kyoto, Japan, that "we have seen no evidence that the other side wants peace." Replying to critics of the U.S. air strikes on oil depots near Hanoi and Haiphong, he commented that he could not see how such attacks "will interfere with a peace that the other side doesn't want." On the optimistic side, Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey told the annual U.S. Governors Conference in Los Angeles that "there are flickering bits of evidence, that are not. solid or con- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Former Clearfielder Anthony Dotto Dies Anthony Dotto, 51, a former Clearfield resident and a history teacher in the Clearfield Junior High School for approximately 10 years, died at Jean-nelte yesterday. He left Clearfield in 1955 and was presently teaching in the Jeannette schools. His widow, Rena, survives him along with a daughter, Annette, at home, and a sister at Flinton. Funeral services will be held at Jeannette Saturday morning, Barnett and Robert Hoover; V'ednesday - Peggy Scaife and Mrs. Blair Reams. County Head Start Grant Is Approved HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov. Scranton has approved a $34,-815 federal grant for a Head Start project in Clearfield County. The project, which will be administered by Community Action in Clearfield County, Inc., Clearfield, will serve 150, children from Falls Creek, Reynoldsville and Sykesville, Jefferson County and the DuBois area of Clearfield County. Local funds of $5,544 will be added to the project. Huber Appointed Councilman At South Philipsburg SOUTH PHILIPSBURG - John C. Huber, a former councilman who had not sought reelection, was appointed to fill the unexpired term of former Councilman Norman Bean during the July meeting of South Philipsburg Borough Council. He was administered t h e oath of office by Mayor Lew Gilham. Council accepted a $6,949 70 bid from Cambria Tractor and Equipment Company, Ebcns-burg, for a trarlor with back hoe and high lift. This followed an executive session in which Council considered bids from five firms. Freeman Insurance Agency of Philipsburg was awarded the contract for borough liability insurance. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Fair and cooler tonight, low 55 to 63. Friday mostly sunny with little temperature change. Sunrise 5:47-Sunset 8:46 Clearfield River Level Wednesday 7 p. m. - 5 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 5 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather Wednesday I o w 64; High 84. Overnight low 64. Mid - Stat* Airport Wednesday I o w 62; High 82. Overnight low 61. Comkm Is New Post Commander At Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG - Donald O. Corman was elected commander of the John Ashley Dennis Jr. American Legion Post No. 437 at the annual reorganization-al meeting held Tuesday evening in the post home. He succeeds Norman L. Crago. Other officers elected to serve for the coming year were: William B. Hrenko, first vice commander; Paul E. Reeder, second vice commander; Ephraim Goldthorp, finance officer; Charles T. Stine, adjutant; W. Gray Meese, historian; Simon Hartle, sergeant-at-arms; and Fred J. Harvey, chaplain. The new commander and the following seven Legionnaires were elected to the executive committee: Donald W o m e r, Lawrence Finnegan, Kenneth Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3
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