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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 14, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                The Progress Today's Chuckle Salesman's creed: No customer can be worse than no customer. TODAY  TOM0$$<$ytl:. BY GEORGE A. SCOTT, EDITOR OF THE PROGRESS Education in Focus Summer Schooling The Title I Programs There's no catchy name such as "Head Start" or "Upward Bound" attached to the largest summer school program now under way in the Clearfield Area, but it might well be called "Helping Hand," "Forward Push" or by some such title. For it is designed to help elementary, junior high and senior high pupils maintain or strengthen their chances of passing during the regular school term beginning in September. Nearly 2,000 Pupils Officially known as "Title I Programs" under the 1965 Federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), classes for pupils of grades 1 through 12 are being conducted in five Clearfield Area School Districts this year - Clearfield (including St. Francis School pupils), Curwensville, DuBois, Glendale and Moshannon Valley - plus one in the Purchase Line School District involving Clearfield County pupils who attend that Indiana County school. All told, nearly 2,000 pupils are involved in classes of six to eight weeks duration. All except the Clearfield Area School and Purchase Line District programs are limited to this summer; Clearfield's is part of a year-long Title I program that will continue through the 1966-67 school term while Purchase Line's project includes a learning materials center that will be operated throughout the school year and in future years. The Harmony and Philipsburg-Osceola Area School Districts also have Title I projects set up to start in September. The over-all cost of the six summer time programs will run in the neighborhood of $300,000 to $350,000. The longer-range Clearfield, Harmony, Philipsburg-Osceola and Purchase Line Title I programs will add approximately $350,000 to this total. The entire cost is being borne by the federal government from a one billion dollar allocation to finance Title I projects under ESEA. Johnny Learns To Read Reading improvement courses are being stressed in the five programs in the Area. Remedial help in arithmetic or higher mathematics also is being provided in some districts and in most districts the classroom instruction is being supplemented by cultural enrichment field trips and health and recreational activities. Purchase Line is emphasizing a cultural enrichment program of music, art and drama. All except the Clearfield district provide a noon lunch for their pupils. All provide transportation. As in the Head Start and Upward Bound programs previously discussed. Title I programs are for "educationally-deprived children from low income families." A low income family is defined as one with an annual income of $2,000. However, "educationally-deprived" also are defined as children who have the greatest need for special educational assistance so that their level of attainment may be raised to that appropriate for children of their age. Thus, there appears to be the leeway given to provide this special educational assistance to those children whose family income may not be low, but whose achievements in school have not been in line with their age level or those of their fellow pupils. In keeping with the terms of ESEA Title I, pupils in the Clearfield Area programs were enrolled one the basis of economic status, examination of their academic records and on recommendations of their teachers and principals. Generally a fairly even ratio of pupils per grade is maintained and classes are limited to a maximum-of 20 pupils to provide more individualized instruction. Administrators Enthusiastic School administrators with whom we have talked concerning Title I programs were generally enthusiastic about the programs, the opportunities presented and the results being attained. All report surprisingly good attendance by the youngsters, despite the fact that they are spending from three to six hours daily in school during what normally would be their vacation period. Few dropouts have been reported. Here is a capsule report of each district program: Clearfield Area District This six-week program began June 15 and ends July 27, with classes being held Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 11:30 a. m. Nearly 500 pupils of Clearfield Area and St. Francis schools are enrolled. The faculty includes 38 teachers, 21 teachers' aides (in the elementary grades only), a nurse and social worker and administrators including two who are guidance counselors. Elementary classes being held at the Glen Richey, Leonard Grade, Plymptonville and Woodland schools and are divided into three one-hour sessions, one for reading, one for mathematics and one for art and supervised recreation. For Academic Credit Differing from Title I programs in other districts, the junior and senior high classes cover a wide range of subjects - English; social studies including history, economics and geography; mathematics; general science and biology; and for some students typing and hygiene. Some students are taking courses as a refresher in anticipation of entering more advanced study in the regular '66-67 term, others are repeating or making up courses which they failed in the last school term. The class "day" is divided into two ]Vi hour periods and students are limited to two courses of study. Regular tests are given and academic credit will be given students successfully passing the courses. Some cultural enrichment field trips will be made before the end of the �ix weeks session. Curwensville School District Reading, appreciation of music and art, recreation and field trips feature the six week program which began in the Curwensville Schools June 27 with some 250 pupils in attendance. Classes are being held at Curwensville Elementary No. 2 building, Penn-Grampian school and at the junior-senior high school. Parents Are Visited Reading improvement is stressed in the morning class sessions from 9 to 12 noon. The afternoon session, ending at 3 p. m., is utilized for art, music appreciation, recreation including swimming, and field trips. A full-day trip is scheduled each Friday and all pupils will make at least one visit to Pittsburgh's Buhl Planetarium, Zoo or Carnegie Museum. Half day trips or visits are being taken to Curwensville industries, Glendale Dam, Sher-De-Lin Game Farm near DuBois and other area tourist attractions. A special feature of Curwensville's program is a close liaison between the 20 professional teachers and the students' parents. While teachers' aides take over supervision of the afternoon activities, the teachers visit homes of the pupils (by appointment) to discuss their progress with their parents and to learn what, if any, problems exist that might be corrected. This, in the words of Su- Vol. 60 - No. 165 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,  Thursday, July 14, 1966      15,155 Copies Daily       20 PAGES TODAY 8 Chicago Nurses Murdered Called 'Crime Of Century' By Investigator CHICAGO (AP) - Eight student nurses were butchered in their town house dormitory early today in what Coroner Andrew Toman called "the crime of the century." They were killed methodically, one at a time, by o blond man during a 2'j-hour horror orgy. Some were  strangled, some shot and some  knifed, ______ police reported. One of nine young women in the dormitory escaped after the killer's departure to tell the story to police. Police pieced the story together thus: About 12.30 a.m., a tall while man, about 25. ram to the door of the house at 2319 E. 100th SI. on Chicago's far Southeast Side, one of three used as nurses'   residences   by   South BULLETIN CHICAGO (AP)-A man answering the description of one sought, in connection with the massacre of eight nurses today was captured in downtown Chicago,  police reported. The man. "caring a bloody shirl. had fled from (lie Delia Air Lines office at 67 E. Monroe St.. where he had Iried lo Chicago Hospital. POOL GOING GREAT GUNS - What better way than a swim to beat the current heat wave? Pictured here are part of the 1,022 persons who visited the Clearfield Community Swimming Pool yesterday, upping attend- ance figures since its opening on June 25 to nearly 20,000. Pool officials say that figure is sure to be topped today. (Progress Photo) buy a ticket to New Orleans. Police traced an address the man had given to a clerk and went to the Victor Hotel at. Clark and Van Buren Streets in the Loop where they seized him for questioning. July Mercury Averages 92.92 at Clearfield ... Cloudy Skies Otter Minor Relief From Hot Weather Cloudy skies offered minor relief today from the hot, muggy weather which has held the Clearfield County-Moshannon Valley area in its grip for the past several days. But the longest heat wave of summer continues and forecasters could offer little promise of a real end in sight. In the first 13 days of the month, the average high temperature at Clearfield has been 92.92 degrees. There have been three days of 100-degree-plus temperatures with _____........._ the highest reading - 106 Inside The Progress Classified Ads      .    16, 17 Hints From Heloise ...... 7 Comics ......... 19 News From Around World 8 Sports ............... 12, 1.1 Obituaries   .............. 2 Hospital News .......... 17 Editorial. Columns ....... 4 Social News .............. 3 Notes 25 Years of Growth... Clearfield Cheese Co. Opens Annual Meeting Commemorating 25 years of outstanding progress, Clearfield Cheese Co., Inc., of Curwensville today opened its annual general sales meeting in the New Dimeling Hotel. The series of conferences, which conclude Saturday, has territory salesman from every state in the United States _ in attendance. Progress Report Is Released On Community Action MORRISDALE - A progress report on projects for Area 4 of Community Action in Clearfield County, Inc., has been released by the Rev. Michael E. Tutokie. chairman. Area 4 is comprised of Morris, Graham and Cooper Townships and Wallaceton Borough. Because of the phenomenal growth of the company (it now ranks as the second largest cheese processor in the nation) and subsequent expansion of its sales staff into a widespread force, a spokesman said this year's general meeting will probably be the last of its type. He indicated that hereafter the company probably will conduct divisional meetings in each of the firm's six sales divisions across the country. Harry (Hap) Bowser of New York City, director of sales and development for All-Star Dairy attained on two different occasions. July, usually an extremely dry month, already has surpassed by far the amount of precipitation that the district received in the previous month. During June, only .45 of an inch of rain fell in the Clearfield area. So far this month the total precipitation stands at 1.93 inches, which is .43 of an inch more than was received for the whole month of July 1965. Although Ihe rain by no means ended drought conditions which have plagued the area for the past five summers, it did give new life to the corn and oals crop, greened up many pastures and offered some farmers hope for a second cutting of hay. Additional showers which forecasters had been calling for for the past few days have failed to materialize, despite threatening skies. Fridey's forecast is for continued hot weather, with temperatures in the 85-95 degree range. Six Teenagers Hurt in Crash At Woodland Six Clearfield area teenagers were injured in a car-lruck accident at 7:55 p. m. yesterday at the blinker light at Woodland. The youths, all passengers in one car, arc: John Lockey, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lockey of Hawk Run, the driver. Sheila Peters, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James ". Peters, 311 West Locust St., Clearfield. Crystal Butler, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Butler, 900 Turnpike Ave., Clearfield. Alfred Butler Jr., 19, brother of Crystal Butler. Linda Ducked, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Ducked, 509 McBride St.. Clearfield. Stanley Shaffer, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Shaffer, Hyde. Only Miss Butler required hospitalization. She was admitted to Clearfield Hospital with injuries of the lower back and leg and was listed in satisfactory condition today. Two projects - development Association   which    maintains of Big Run Community Park and development of public garbage and refuse disposal areas -have been submitted to the Office of Economic Opportunity at Washington, D. C, where they are in final review and awaiting funding. The first project is as its name reveals and calls for establishment of a 14-acre picnic and recreation park. The federal share amounts to $12,381, while the in-kind contribution figures at $1,366. The second project calls for establishment of three slate approved garbage and rubbish dis- some 200 members covering 38 states, is scheduled to address the group at a luncheon tomorrow. Mr. Bowse has built an enviable reputation as an inspirational and humorous speaker throughout the U. S. and Canada. Highlighting the meeting will be a dinner tomorrow evening in the ballroom of the Dimeling at which time the company's founders, W. D. Tate and J. H. Tate, will be recognized. W. D. Tate is president of the firm while J. H, Tate serves as vice president and By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Clear skies brought the promise of another day of baking temperatures over Pennsylvania today, but the Weather Bureau said more comfortable weather was on the way. A mass moving in from the north was expected to lower the Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 r Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 American Jets Blast Two MIGs From Viet Skies Mobs Stampede Second Night In Chicago By LAWRENCE L. KNUTSON CHICAGO (AP) - Mobs of Negro youths, throwing fire bombs and bricks, stampeded through two Chicago neighborhoods Wednesday night. It was Ihe second successive night of violence on Chicago's Wesl Side. Here is the night's scorecard: Twenty Negro youths were arrested and charged with arson, resisting arrest or disorderly conduct. Dozens more were seized by police but later released. More than a dozen policemen were hit by bricks, rocks and bottles but none suffered serious injuries. At least two neighborhood residents were hit by stray bullets and hospitalized. Scores of other persons were treated for injuries or hospitalized with wounds ranging from cuts to possible skull fractures. Fire bombs started many blazes. Dozens of stores were looted. Broken glass from smashed shop windows littered sidewalks and streets. For the second day in a row, a gushing fire hydrant set off street fighting along Roosevelt Road near the Loop. Police turned off the hydrant, which hao. been turned on illegally - although it is a summer tradition in Chicago to cool off with gushing fire hydrants. Temperatures were in the 80s. Tuesday's disturbance had started the same way. The onlooking Negroes shouted "police brutality!" and claimed that police hit children with swinging nightsticks. Soon rocks and bottles began to crash in the police ranks. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Please Turn lo Page 8, Col. 7     Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 Speed Guidelines Changed ... Highway System Sets New Limits (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a series of three articles designed to inform all Pennsylvanians regarding the new Point System legislation effective July 24, 1966. This article points out the changes that are being made in Ihe speed limits on many Pennsylvania highways, one of the least publicized aspects of the new law. While the Pennsylvania Point System is revamping the driver's attitudes through education, "roadside Pennsylvania" is undergoing a bit of revamping also. The "new look" is the result of speed limit changes being made in keeping with the new Point System. Fair tonight, low 50 to 60. Friday mostly sunny and little change in temperature. Sunrise 5:52-Sunset 8:43 Clearfield River Level Wednesday 7 p. m. - 4.65 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 4.55 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Wednesday I o w 64; High .94. Overnight low 64. Mid . State Airport Wednesday I o w 64; High 84. Overnight low 60. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 And back in the garages of truckers and other commercial vehicle owners, there have been some additional new privileges that will change the responsibilities of the commercial carriers. "Speaking for the people, the Pennsylvania legislature has incorporated certain basic changes in the speed limits on Pennsylvania highways," said Edmund R. Ricker, director of the Bureau of Traffic for the Pennsylvania Highway Department. While these changes in speed limits have been anticipated by the legislation, none will be in effect before the highways are marked! "Perhaps the best rule for motorists to remember is simply that the basic speed limit on all Pennsylvania highways will Water Interruption Set at Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - Water will be shut off in all of South By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam fAP) - American jet fighters blasted two MIG21s out of the skies over North Viet Nam within three minutes today after downing a slower MIG17 Wednesday. All three MIGs were brought down by heat-seeking Sidewinder missiles. As U.S. Air Force F4C Phantoms were blasting the MIG21s, North Viet Nam's fastest jet fighter, U.S. B52 bombers pounded an area just south of the 17th Parallel frontier where an estimated 5,000 infiltrating Communist troops were believed to be massing. The Air Force said the first MIG kill today was scored at 12:10 p.m. in the Red River Valley about 22 miles northwest of Hanoi. Three minutes later the second delta-wing MIG21 was shot down 50 miles northwest of the North Vietnamese capital. Capt. William J. Swc-nder, 31, of Alamogordo, N.M., and 1st LI. Duane A. Buttell, 25, of Chil-licothe, 111., brought down the first Communist jet. Bloodmobile Visit Slated Monday At Clearfield Monday is the day and the Third Ward Fire Hall is the location for the 17th anniversary visit of the Red Cross Bloodmobile in Clearfield. Donors may give blood anytime between 12 and 6 p. m. Sponsorship of the Monday visit is a project of the Clearfield Ministerium. Community cooperation is needed, in a big way, to assure an adequate turn-Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 He asked one of the girls, who opened the door, for money, saying he was going to New Orleans. Pushing his way into Ihe house, he drew a pistol and a knife. Apparently the first student nurse was killed almost immediately. One body was found downstairs. The victim had been stabbed. Upstairs, most of Ihe other residents had retired for the night in three bedrooms. Seven of the young women were while, one was Negro and one Filipino. Sgt. Thomas Bingham of the South Chicago Police District said that the killer penned the eight girls upstairs in one of the bedrooms, then led them, one by one, to another bedroom where they were killed during his deliberate, vicious orgy. Lt. Francis Flanagan, chief of the detective bureau homicide section, said that Ihe Filipino girl survived by hiding or escaping the killer's notice in some manner. The slayer left Ihe dormitory about 3 a.m. At nearly 6 a.m., the surviving student nurse ran to the street and stopped a passing police patrol car. She gasped her story to the unbelieving policemen who quickly verified it. An official of (he hospital said that the victims were exchange student nurses between 18 and 26 years of age. The survivor, Carazo Anurao, told police Capt. Harold McCoy she avoided the killer by hiding under a bed. Miss Anurao, half hysterical, could only be questioned briefly, McCoy said. She gave a general description of the killer, Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 Gertrude Schutzman, Former Clearfield Store Operator, Dies Mrs. Gertrude B. Schutzman, wife of Sol Schutzman of 125 Weaver Street and proprietor of The Fashion Shop at Clearfield for a number of years, died yesterday at 5:50 p. m. in the Altoona Hospital. Born in Russia, July 30, 1897, a daughter of the late Jonas and Hannah Shaprio Poser, she was a member of the Jewish Community Center at Clearfield. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Natalie Levin of Lewis-town and two sons, Fred of Cleveland, Ohio, and Edward of Akron, Ohio. Four grandchildren also survive as do the following sisters: Mrs. Belle Saxe, Mt. Union; Mrs. Juliet Smith. Pittsburgh and Mrs. Sylvia Helpern, Altoona. Funeral services will be held from the Fred B. Leavy Funeral Home Friday at 10 a. m. with Rabbi Herbert G. Panitch of AJtoona officiating. Interment will be in the Beth Yehuda Cemetery at Lock Haven. Friends may call in the funeral home tonight from 7 to 9 o'clock. Late Hews HARRISBURG   (AP) - The Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 Side and Scofield Extension to- State Board of Education re-morrow from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m., leased today a summary state-the Pike Township Municipal ment of its master plan for Authority anounced today. higher education calling for pub-The interruption is necessary, lically controlled universities a spokesman said, to replace and colleges within the common-three fire hydrants along Sus- wealth to have first claim on quehanna Avenue. state financial support. Water System Bids To Be Asked Soon At West Decatur WEST DECATUR - The West Decatur Authority will advertise for bids for construclion of a community water service system here beginning Monday, according to an announcement by Authority Chairman Lewis Shaw. Mr. Shaw said that the bids will be let as the earliest possible date. The chairman, Authority Engineer Gunnard Carlson and Authority Solicitor Eugene Cim-ino were at Harrisburg yesterday to complete arrangements with the Farmers Home Administration for a water service system project loan. Clearfield Kiwanians To Fly To Canada Five members of the Clearfield Kiwanis Club will provide meaning to the "International" aspect of Kiwanis International tomorrow by flying to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, to attend an intcr-club meeting with the Kiwanis club of that city. Those making the trip will be Walter Hopkins, David Galla-her, David Rabe, H. Rembrandt Woolridge and Asbury W. Lee III. They will leave at 10 a. m. in a plane piloted by Frank "Bunny" Grazier Jr., of Bedford, well known to many Clear-fielders and a relative of Mr. Lee. At Niagara Falls they will attend a luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis Club and then fly back to Clearfield tomorrow afternoon.   

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