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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 12, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle A five-year-old, told that for his penny he could buy six or seven pieces of candy, said: "Give me seven." The Progress Reader's Tip Action by Congress is the topic of 'The World Today' on Page'4. Vol. 60 - No. 163 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensviile, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,   Tuesday, July 12, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 44 PAGES TODAY Union Accuses Airlines Of S*KS Overestimating Figures BULLETIN WASHINGTON (AP) - The AFL-CIO International Association of Machinists today accused the five airlines shutdown by a strike of overestimating by at least $25 million the cost lo them of a settlement proposed by the union. WASHINGTON (AP) - Assistant Secretary of Labor James J. Reynolds described as discouraging today the outlook for settlement of the strike against five major airlines. Reynolds, a veteran negotiator in railroad and shipping strikes, told The Associated Press in advance of the scheduled midmorning resemption of negotiations between representatives of the airlines and the striking machinists' union: "There's been very little progress. The positions of the parties are very fixed at the moment." But he said also "the important thing is that the parties live up to their responsibilities and make their own decisions. We're doing everything to help them meet their responsibilities to themselves, to the public, to labor and management." Reynolds was discussing the Labor Department's part in mediating the five-day-old dispute that has halted 60 per cent of the nation's air transportation and is costing the airline industry and labor about $8 million a day. But while the strike goes on, nonstruck airlines, bus lines and railroads are reporting booming business. And from Capitol Hill have come calls for new legislation to prevent future transportation tieups and demands for compulsory arbitration. There still are eight major national issues - wages being the principal problem - and 38 local issues unresolved. Mainly, the AFL-CIO International Association of Machinists is asking to be allowed to share in the prosperity that has fallen to the airlines in the past year or two. "After all these years when they have accepted substandard conditions, airline employes are entitled to a better deal," said Joseph W. Ramsey, vice presi- Classified Ads ......... 8, Hints From Heloise - 12 Comics ................. It News From Around World 10 Sports ................. 7, 9 Obituaries ................3 Hospital News............2 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News ............. 12 Today in History ........ 4 State News Briefs ........ 9 Raids Have Not Stymied Infiltrators-McNamara Please Turn to Page 9, Col. 6 Three Injured In One of four Area Accidents Three members of a Kyler-town family were seriously injured at noon yesterday in an accident on Route 53 in the village of Morrisdale. The accident was one of four in the area yesterday and today, in which known property damage totaled $1,450. Damage in the Morrisdale accident was not determined. Mrs. Marguerite Shope, 41; Mrs. Sandra J. Hubler,'22; and Clara R. Hubler, 2, are all listed in fair condition today at the Philipsburg State General Hospital after the one-car crash at Morrisdale. The accident is still under investigation and details are not complete. Mrs. Shope is the mother of Mrs. Hubler and Mrs. Hubler is he mother of the young child. The child suffered a fractured skull and a severe laceration of the lip. Mrs. Hubler was said to have a possible fracture of the skull and lacerations of the face. Mrs. Shope suffered chest injuries and lacerations of the face. The two adults were taken to the Philipsburg State General Hospital in the Hope Fire Company ambulance and the child Please Turn to Page 9, Col. 2 Bids Awarded By Councilmen At Curwensviile CURWENSVILLE - A road paving bid and quotations for removing trees and purchasing property were awarded last night by Curwensviile Borough Council at a special meeting here in the borough building. Moshannon Paving Co., Madera, submitted a low bid of $7,551.07 for street improvements this summer. Other firms to submit proposals were Interstate Amiesite Corp. and Midland Contracting Corp. Warner Tree Service of Philipsburg, meanwhile, submitted a low quotation of $295 for the removal of ten trees on borough right-of-way along Meadow Street between Thompson and Filbert Streets. The trees are being removed by Council on the recommendation of the Curwensviile Municipal Authority which says tree roots are getting into and blocking sewer lines. Charles W. Brocail was high bidder with a proposal of $500 for the purchase of the former Davies   property   on   Temple Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6   meeting to enforce the law and Heights which the borough ac- WASH1NGTON TAP) - Secretary of Defense Robert S. Mc-Namara says air strikes against North Vietnamese oil storage depots have had no noticeable effect thus far on Communist infiltration into the South. And he warned the Communists that stepped-up infiltration could bring an increase in U.S. airraids. At a news conference Monday, McNamara said it is too early to determine if U.S. bombings of oil storage facilities near Hanoi and Haiphong have reduced the movement of men and equipment into South Viet Nam. "We have not been able lo notice any effect on movement so far," he added. On June 29, the day of the initial strikes against the depots, McNamara had said "there is no question but what these attacks will make it far more difficult and far more costly for the North to continue the infiltration." In answer to a question Monday, the secretary said "I don't believe we have approached a limit to the use of airpower over North Viet Nam. As they increase the movement or as they attempt to incease the movement of men and materiel it may be necessary for us to fur- ther increase our air effort there." McNamara said, without mentioning a specific figure, that he expects an increase on the 280,000-man U.S. force in Viet Nam before the end of the year. And he said the United Slates is producing air munitions at such a rapid pace that he is ordering a $l-billion cutback in production. He also traced again the previously announced reduction of $4.5 billion in the cost of operating the nation's military services during fiscal 1966. In other developments: Rep. Melvin R. Laird, R-Wis., said McNamara's report of sav-ings was an attempt to evade a study of defense policies. The chairman of the House Republi-can Conference added in a statement that there is a danger the United States is not preparing itself militarily for the future. Thirteen congressmen returned from a Viet Nam tour and immediately reported to President Johnson that they have no doubt the United States is winning the war, although there can be no quick solution. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Simpson Dropped As Member Of Education Board HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov. Scranton announced today the removal of Charles Simpson of Philadelphia as a member of the Slate Board of Education. Simpson's outspoken views had generated controversy for some time and resulted earlier in his dismissal by Scranton from chairmanship of the State Council of Higher Education. He was removed from that post in January. In a letter to Simpson mailed Osceola Mills Council Moves Against Trucks OSCEOLA MILLS - All coal trucks passing through Osceola Mills will be required to comply with the law and have their loads covered with tarpaulins, Borough Council ruled last night. Numerous complaints have been received concerning coal spillage on turns and fine coal blowing from loaded trucks passing through town. Action was taken during the illllffil Irvona Council Votes To Purchase More Playground Supplies IRVONA - Approval was given for the purchase of additional playground equipment for the community playground at last night's meeting of the Irvona Borough Council. The group also agreed to buy additional sewer pipe for use in the borough and heard a report from the street committee on the proposed repairs to several streets. Work is expected to begin soon on Julia Street, from Dorsey Avenue to Hopkins Street and on Berwind Street from Julia to Emma Streets. Routine business was conducted and bills aproved for payment. In the absence of the presi- Please Turn to Page 9, Col. 6 Hot Weather Continues In Much of East By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hot weather continued today across broad areas in the eastern two thirds of the nation with no indication of immediate relief. Temperatures shot into the 100s again Monday from the Great Plains to the southern and central Mississippi Valley as the prolonged heat wave extended more than three weeks in some areas. Two massive power outages struck areas in Nebraska and in SI. Louis where the heavy demand for air-conditioning caused interruption of electric power. The mercury soared to a sizzling 106 at St. Louis, the second-highest mark in the city's history. The Union Electric Co. declared an emergency in St. Louis and cut off power lo broad areas of the city and its suburbs for up to two hours. Power failures in Nebraska were atribuled to a relay failure at South Dakota's big Fort Randall Dam and a burned-out main transformer at a Nebraska power station. Several areas in Atlanta, Ga., and vicinity were blacked out for a short time Monday when the demand for electricity ran Olanta Resident Joins Clearfield County Board William E. Frank of Olanta officially became a member of the Clearfield County Board of School Directors at a regular meeting of the board last night. The oath of office was administered by County Board President Frank McCabe of Philipsburg. Mr. Frank, representing the Curwensviile Area School District, succeeds the Rev. S. D. Sigler of DuBois who ^as not a candidate for reelection in the county organization. Professional reports at the relatively short meeting were" heard from County Superintendent Fred E. Sweety, Edward T. Jacobs, area-technical school director, and James H. Black-well, director of special education. All state agencies involved have approved the board's application for the site of the coming technical school, Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Sweely reported. The next step is an on-the-site conference with architect and engineer along with test-drilling and survey to establish terrain. The proposed location is in the Kerr Addition neighborhood in Lawrence Township. A tentative special education budget for the 1966-67 term was presented by Mr. Blackwell and approved by the board. Approval of the proposed $537,570 outlay was more-or-less academic as funds for special education are state-provided and administered, only, on the local level. Also approved was an audit of 1965-66 special education spending and the appointment of Richard L. Conrad, a Pennsylvania State University graduate, as special education teacher, secondary classes. Present at last night's meeting, in addition to those mentioned, were Board members Kenneth H. Shirey, Bigler; Gard Shoff, Madera and Paul Silber-blatt; Edward B. Reighard, assistant county superintendent and a Progress reporter. to require all trucks to have their loads covered. Reports were presented on the work being done on the old dump that was closed more than a month ago. An exterminating company was engaged to kill the varmints and arrangements are being made to have a bulldozer level the site Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Chester Hill Council OKs Flood Payment, Takes Other Action CHESTER HILL - Borough council last night authorized the payment of the borough's prorated share of $2,000 to the Flood Control Commission.  A committee comprised of two councilmen, Lee R. Ash-croft Jr. and Maxwell S. Butter-worth, and Street Commissioner John A. McGarry was appointed to look for a replacement for the borough truck. A motion was passed rescinding the action taken at the June meeting on moving a street light from its present location on Alton Street. Recommendations were presented to the council concerning the heating system for the building. Specifications are to be prepared as to the size of boiler and type of heat desired and the job will be advertised for bids. Mayor Lee R. Ashcroft reported 25 arrests have been made during the past month for speeding through a speed trap. There was also a discussion of B. B. gun shooting in the. borough and it was noted the shooting of B. B. guns, sling shots, etc., is illegal and that offenders will be prosecuted. A Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 quired recently and advertised for sale. The offer of Mr. Brocail. one of two bidders on the property, was accepted by Council. In other business, Council announced the appointment of Paul Eichenlaub as dog catcher, effective yesterday, and noted that Mr. Eichenlaub is operating the concession stand at Irvin Park this summer. After a discussion with him, it was decided that the borough would forego the $100 rental for the concession provided the operator police the park grounds daily. A letter from North ^jm'eri-can Refractories Co. rotative to a company clay strmping; Please Turn to Page 10, CM. 6 Wallaceton Council Votes on Ordinance, Calls Special Meeting WALLACETON - Wallaceton Borough Council met in regular session last night, discussed and voted to pass a planning commission ordinance, and took action on several other matters. Plans were made to store the borough files and hold meetings in the former Harbison-Walker office building. This change will take place in the near future. In other business, council heard a report that more road work has been done, made application for liability insurance, and decided to lease the fire hall to the firemen on a year-to-year basis. Bills were also approved for payment. A special meeting was called for Monday, July 25, to work on the ordinance book and try to VIET NAM FATALITY - Pfc. Raymond McGarvey, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter McGarvey of Transfer, Pa., former Berwinsdale residents, was killed in action July 3 in Viet Nam. According to word received from the Defense. Department, he was one of a patrol of 12 men guarding a tank near the air base at Pleiku when he was hit by Viet Cong small arms and mortar fire. He entered the armed forces in November 1965, received his basic training at Fort Jack-'"^TsohY S. G, and advanced training at Fort Polk, La. At the time of his death, he had been serving in Viet Nam for two months. Military funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. from the Fruit Hill Presbyterian Church at An-sonville with interment in the church cemetery. Partly cloudy, warm and humid with widely scatter-red thunderstorms tonight becoming more numerous Wednesday. Low tonight 60 to 70, Sunrise 5:51-Sunset 8:44 Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 5 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 5 feet (stationary). 96. 80. Clearfield Weather Tuesday low 64; High 5. Overnight low 64. Precipitation .02 inches. Mid - State Airport Monday  low  58;  High Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Overnight low 65. There's Work To Be Done While the Keystone Shortway will surely mean a lot to the community marketplace, The Progress classified ad pages can be the marketplace for' persons seeking employes or employment on the many Shortway projects. That's what the Thomas A. Mekis Employment Service of Bigler found out. To get 10 carpenters for Shortway work near Philipsburg, the agency placed a classified. They report they are "very well satisfied with the results." You may not need employment or employes; you may merely have something around the house to sell, or you may be seeking something to buy. Do it today, the classified ad wav. TEN CARPENTERS WANTED to work on Keystone Shortway Bridges near Philipsburg. 10 hour shirts. Telephone 814 Woodland 857-7348. 7:6-7d-b(10) To Buy, Sell, Rent, Trade, Use The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clearfield 765-5535 Or Your Nearest Progress Office were council members Leon Muir, Ruth McQuillen, Beverly Dixon, Harold Hummel and Dave Coudriet; Mayor Tom Dixon; tax collector Bruce Bock; and secretary Nadean Turner. about three hours. The temperature outside the car was about 90 degrees but police estimated the temperature inside the car might have reached 130 degrees. Says Traffic Bureau ... Point System For Safety, Education EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a series of three articles explaining the new Pennsylvania Point System . . . Act 527 .. . effective July 24. 1966. This article points out why this new legislation is significant for every Pennsylvania motorist. Subsequent articles will explain the function of the Driver Improvement Schools as set forth in the Point System, and changes in Pennsylvania's speed limits now being made under the Point System. July 24, 1966, will be a red letter day in traffic safely progress in Pennsylvania comparable to the issuing of the first driver's license and the inspection of the -- first motor vehicle. The occasion: introduction of the new Pennsylvania Point System for motorists. But merely the introduction of a new law does not make an event meritorious. Outstanding is the fact that Pennsylvania is leading the way in a major change in traffic safety philosophy from one of suspension as a penalty to one of education as a means of improving driver attitudes. Harry H. Brainerd, commissioner of the Pennsylvania Bu- reau of Traffic Safety, one of a group of traffic safety authorities instrumental in framing the new point system, explains the change in philosophy this way: "Adherence to the drhing rules of the State is essential by the people. In the past, Pennsylvania, in an effort to control behavior on the highways, enforced a strict system of suspending licenses for non-conformity as stipulated by an ad- Missile Site Destroyed ... Bills To Change Air Bombardment Pa.Constitution By U. S. Continues To Be Offered Three Children Die In Parked Automobile MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - Three young children died in an oven-hot parked car while their mother was making a $10 a pint blood donation at a medical supply house. Police said the children died either of suffocation or heat stroke. The car's windows were rolled up. Geraldine Luke found her children's bodies when she returned to the car. The lab had By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Norn (AP) - U. S. fliers tangled with two MIG21s and eluded a barrage of missiles over North Viet Nam during bombing raids on missile, radar and fuel sites, the U. S. command reported today. In a day of furious air activity Monday, one missile site was destroyed and two oil installations and a radar site bombed, a spokesman said. Carrier planes pounced on some 200 barges and junks and pilots reported destroy- ' ing or damaging 59 of them. The U.S. command announced the loss of an F105 Thunderchief to Communist groundfire Monday. The pilot bailed out but he could not be rescued because of heavy antiaircraft fire and is listed as missing, a spokesman said. U.S. headquarters also announced that a Navy F8 Crusader went down 40 miles northeast of Haiphong today and that the pilot was rescued. It was not known whether the plane crashed because of mechanical failure or was shot down, a spokesman said. A military spokesman said 286 U.S. planes had been lost to enemy action over North Viet Nam through last Thursday. With at least four more planes lost since then,'the unofficial total now stands at 290 since the bombing began Feb. 7, 1965. Disclosing U.S. helicopter losses for the first time, the American command said 179 had been the victims of enemy fire, including three in North Viet Nam. The latter presumably were on missions to rescue downed American airmen. A U.S. spokesman said the figures losses did not include helicopters and planes destroyed on the ground when the Communists shelled airfields. Teacher Ends His Swim Down Susquehanna HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (AP)-Looking none the worse for his 27-day swim, Russell Chaffee of Sayre, Pa., came ashore Monday to end his 440-mile trip down the Susquehanna River. "I'm kind of glad it's over with," said Chaffee who lost 25 pounds during the swim and about five in preparing for it. "My arms aren't too sore and I'm in pretty good shape. All the bruises have disappeared, all the blisters have healed... and my ear infection is gone." He said the bruises came from running into stumps and trees at the beginning of his swim, which began June 14 at Coopexstown, N.Y., and ended in Maryland, where the river meets the Chesapeake  Bay, The blisters were from fins he used in shallow water and took off after the water got deeper. He said the infection By JOHN L. TAYLOR HARRISBURG (AP) - The Scranton Administration planned today to introduce eight bills calling for major revisions in Pennsylvania's 93 - year - old Constitution. The amendments, endorsed by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, would affect all three branches of state government-executive, legislative and judicial. If passed by the legislature, they would have to be passed again at another session before being voted on by the people. A packag of 12 constitutional amendments were introduced by House Democrats Monday and they may introduce more today. The Scranton Administration, meanwhile, sought Democratic sponsorship for its amendments in the Senate. Among the Scranton bills were proposals to allow the governor to serve two successive terms, to require the legislature to reapportion itself every 10 years and to eliminate such minor judiciary pfficials as aldermen and justices of the peace. By comparison, the House constitutional revision package was minor in scope. The most important provision would reduce from one year to 90 days the resident requirement for Pennsylvania voters. The remainder of the 12-bill package merely would make minor language changes. In major action Monday, the House unanimously adopted a resolution transferring certain governmental functions to the newly established  Department Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7     Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6    Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 find a policeman. The next reg- been unexpectedly busy Monday ular meeting will be held on and she had to wait for more Aug. 8, since the first Monday than  two  hours,  police  said, in August is during Clearfield They  estimated  the  children, County Fair week. ranging in age from 18 months Attending last night's meeting to 4V4 years, were in the car Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 CHILEAN BOY SCOUTS now in this area as the guests of the Bucktail Boy Scout Council's "Operation Amigos Santiago" posed for this piclure at the Santiago, Chile, airport before taking off for the United States July 3. At the right is Clearfielder John Chaplin, a student at the Seminario De Santa Cruz of Santiago, which sponsors the troop of which the scouts are members. Chilean Scouts arrived at Camp Mountain Run last Friday evening. Chilean Boys Enjoying First Look at U.S. A. How would you like to drive five Chilean Boy Scouts, lour of them making their first visit to this country, from Miami, Florida, up the east coast to Clearfield County? Donald L. Bransletter of Philipsburg had that experience last week and he reports that it was "wonderful and rewarding." The five Scouts are Luis A. Duarte, 16, Jristian M. Mal-donado. 13, Jorge O. Valenzuela, 13, Fernando A. Vega, 14, and Cyril Christenson, 18, all members of a Boy Scout troop sponsored by Seminario de Santa Cruz, Santiago, Chile. TLey will spend the remainder of this month in the Bucklail Boy Scout Council area as the guests of the Council and its scouts. Only Cyril Christenson speaks fluent English, the others only a limited amount they were able to learn after being chosen to participate in the Bucktail Council's "Operation Amigos Santiago" or international good will project. Cyril spent last year as a foreign exchange student at a Tampa, Fla., High School. Mr. Bransletter and Ray S. Walker of Bigler, a past president of the Bucktail Council who conceived the idea of bringing the Chilean Scouts to this country, mel the boys in Miami Sunday, July 3, and Mr. Bran-stetter set out with the boys on an automobile trip northward on Independence Day. Here are some of his recollections of the trip that ended with delivery of the boys to the Bucktail Council's Camp Mountain Run last Friday evening. "We left Miami about 11 a.m. Please Turn to Page 10. Col. 8   

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