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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 15, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Ever notice how teenage girls seem to develop curves and angles at about the same time? The Progress Reader's Tip The Bucs are in the lead. Read the story on Page 10. Vol. 60 - No. 166 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Friday, July 15, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY 3,000 Guardsmen Ordered to Chicago By JEKRY KUC and JAMES E. DWYER CHICAGO (AP)-The Illinois National Guard was called out today as three nights of disorders on Chicago's West Side swelled into full-scale rioting with sniping, looting and exchange of gunfire between police and lawbreakers. In the third night of rioting, two Negroes were shot and killed, six policemen including a captain were shot and more than 300 persons were arrested. Numerous civilians also were wounded. Gov. Otto Kcrner ordered 3,-000 guardmen from 15 Chicago units of the Illinois National Guard to the scene at the request of Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago. They will back up some 900 policemen who have been assigned to the area. Policemen began carrying machine guns, shotguns, rifles and tear gas Thursday night in addition to pistols and night sticks to combat roving bands of vandals, looters, and snipers. The Chicago Transit Authority shut down bus and elevated train service in the area and police blocked off most main thorofares in an effort to stem the looting and gunfire. In one of the most violent incidents Thursday night, more than 100 policemen exchanged shots in an hour-long encounter with snipers in two high rise apartment buildings. Police finally moved in and cleared out both buildings. Police filed charges today of conspiracy to commit treason against 13 of 20 persons arrested in the basement of one building raked by race rioting. An officer declined to comment on the action except to say the charges were being filed as a result of a conference of police officials, the city attorney, and ACT, a civil rights group. The Ncrtocs slain were a young girl and a man. The girl. Roseland Howard, 14, was hit by a stray bullet and killed as she stood on a front porch during a wave of trouble in the area, which is about four miles from the western edge of downtown Chicago. She was pronounced dead on arrival at Ml. Sinai Hospital. A spokesman at the morgue said she was shot in the head. The man, shot a short time later, was identified as Raymond Williams, 22, of Robinson-ville, Miss., by Cook County Hospital authorities. He also was dead on arrival. It was not known who fired the fatal shots, police said. Chicago hospitals said they had treated or admitted about 50 persons. Police said more than 200 persons were arrested. At least nine Negroes were shot and wounded, police said. Two policemen, including a captain, were shot in the back. Six other policemen and a fireman were treated for superficial gunshot wounds and released, police said. More than 900 policemen were sent into the area Thursday afternoon in an effort to quell the disturbances which were touched off Tuesday night when police turned off a fire hydrant in a neighborhood three miles east of Thursday night's and this morning's unrest. Police said Williams and another Negro man were seen looting a store in the area and were chased into an alley where Williams was shot to death and the other man wounded. It was the same alley where a policeman. Donald Ingrahm, about 31, was shot a few hours Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Fingerprints, Undershirt Are Clues... Police Hope To Question Survivor of Massacre WHERE NURSES DIED - This was the scene outside the town house dormitory on Chicago's south side where eight student nurses were found slain yesterday. (AP Wirephoto) Sees Action by Lawmakers in 1967... Governor Urges Months of Study On Master Plan for Higher Education By WILLIAM E. DEIBLER HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov. Scranton says that he believes the state's master plan for higher education should be studied for several months before any decision is made concerning its implementation. The governor said at his weekly news conference Thursday that the plgn probably would be considered by the 1967 legislature. In response to a question, Scranton said that he would not call a special session ._ of the 1966 legislature to act I'm Mfictor Plnn on ,'ie master plan. Ill IfflQSTcr nail His remarks were made less By HARRY F. ROSENTHAL CHICAGO (AP) - A petite Filipino girl's dark, wide-set eyes first beheld the horror of eight butchered girl friends - a sweat-soaked man's undershirt - a blood-splashed, elothing-strewn house full of fingerprints. Corazon Amurao, 23, an exchange student lying heavily sedated in a hospital bed, is the only witness and survivor of the early morning slaughter of eight student nurses Thursday in a town house that served as a dormitory. Police hoped to question her today. The undershirt, the fingerprints - these were among what police considered pitifully few clues to the identity of the nurses' killer. The nurses were slain one by one - by strangling, stabbing or both. One girl's windpipe, carotid artery and jugular vein were cut. Tests to find if the girls were sexually molested were incomplete, although one girl was naked and five others in various stages of undress. "We've got a subanimal here," said Police Cmdr. Francis Flanagan of the killer. "I've never seen anything more horrible than this." Miss Amurao escaped the massacre by rolling under a bed. She lay there, unmoving, until 5 a.m., when the ringing of an alarm clock shattered the deathly silence. Thinking that the noise might have frightened away the murderer, she waited another 20 minutes or so, then wriggled free from strips of bed sheeting with which she had been bound. She stumbled to a second-floor bedroom window and burst outside to a ledge, screaming for help. Police talked to Miss Amurao for an hour, but she was so hysterical that doctors cut off the questioning. Only the girl and the killer know the answers to these questions: - What did the intruder look like? - How did he enter? Leave? - How did he conduct the mass slaughter without neighbors hearing even a single outcry? -Why did Miss Amurao, cowering a few yards away, hear no scream? "That's what's giving us a Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Sharp Jump in College Enrollment Forecast By JOHN L. TAYLOR HARRISBURG (AP) - A draft report of Pennsylvania's master plan for higher education says that by 1975 at least 51 per cent of the state's high school graduates will be entering college, compared with 36 per cent today. The report, released Thursday by the State Board of Education, said during the next decade college enrollment in the commonwealth will climb from its present 294,000 to 522,000. By 1971-72, the state will have to triple its spending in the field of higher education from $137.4 million to $382 million, the report added. Frank N. Hawkins, chairman of the board's council of higher nHHr.ri in iho ,,,,, T * , ... ., ,, , aaaecl to the program of lnslruc- education, said the report con-tained many of the recommendations that will be in the master plan when it is finally adopted in September. Free Diving Lessons To Be Given at Pool Free diving lessons have been tion at the new Clearfield Community Pool. The lessons, to be held each Saturday from 10 a. m. until FINAL RESTING PLACE - Pfc. Raymond McGarvey, 19-year-old Berwinsdale native, who was killed in action in Viet Nam July 3, was laid to rest yesterday with full military services conducted from the church of his boyhood. Services for the young solder, Clearfield County's second Viet Nam fatality, were held from the Fruit Hill Presbyterian Church with interment in the church cemetery. He had been in Viet Nam two months at the time of his death. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Walter McGarvey, who moved from Berwinsdale two years ago to Transfer, Pa. (Progress Photo) Inside The Progress . 'Few Weak Spots'... Classified Ads ..... 12, 13 - Hints From Heloise ...... V Comics .. 15 News From Around World 6 Sports .............. 10, 11 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News .......... 14 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News .......... 3, 1C Today in History ........ 14 School News ............ 16 Church News ............ 9 New Books Listed ........ 5 Jets Fly Hospital Conducts Record 114 Emergency Drill Missions Curwensville Legion Re-elects Fred Bennett CURWENSVILLE - Fred M. Bennett has been re-elected commander of Curwensville American Legion Post 505. Other officers are: Steve Pearcy, vice commander; Dean Campbell, adjutant; Abraham Whitaker, chaplain; Nicholas Araco, sergeant-alarms; Edward Norris, treasurer; V. Burton Bloom, trustee for three years; and Vic Peters, trustee for two years. In addition to Mr. Bennett, Mr. Whitaker and Mr. Norris were re-elected. The annual election was held Tuesday. "This report is the board's noon, will be started tomorrow, thinking to date," Hawkins said, Pool Manager Robert Shearer emphasizing that some revisions reported. than three hours after the State Board of Education had released an eight - page draft of the plan and announced that the final report would be ready by September. Major proposals in the report were that slate aid to 15 private institutions be frozen at present levels, state spending for higher education be increased to $352.6 million by 1971-72 and the percentage of high school students entering college by increased from 36 to at least 51 by 1975. Scranton said that he had not seen the preliminary report. "I have not seen the progress report, nor have I read any of the reports that they might have been dealing with..," he said. "And frankly, I think that is what everyone else in the slate ought to do, except those --ft 9 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 B-J-W Firemen Get Land for Building Clear and cool tonight, now in the 50s or upper 40s. Saturday sunny and mild. Sunrise 5:53-Sunset 8:42 Clearfield River Level Thursday 7 p. m. - 4.45 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 4.40 feet (falling). were being contemplated. 'The instruction will be for The draft report, which the just simple diving practices," Mr. Shearer slated. "There will board also called a summary statement, called for increased be none for fancy diving." aid to universities and colleges subject to a substantial degree of public control. Independent institutions, how- . ever, would have their annual ?,howc.ri T.e entering the pool, appropriations frozen at present JJj"T Ulls requirement is a In another announcement, Mr. Shearer reminded users of the pool that they must take a levels unless they offered doctorate degrees. At the same time, Mr. Shearer Pennsylvania has arrived at appealed for the cooperation of a point where it should eslab- all persons with regards to lish a clear - cut program of bringing any glass container public higher education...," the with them into the pool area. He report said, adding that pub- noted there have been several .--- cases where these containers Please Turn to Page 0, Col. 8 have been broken. BIGLER - The Bigler-Jack- 81. son - Woodland Volunteer Fire Co. has begun plans for a fund raising drive to construct a combination fire hall and community building on land donated to the company by Harbison-Walker Refractories Co. It was announced at the firemen's bi-monthly meeting here last night that the refractories company had donated three-quarters of an acre of land for this purpose. A spokesman for the firemen said they plan to sell cement blocks which will be used in the construction at the price of 25 cents per block. Construction hopefully will gel under way sometime this fall. day. Clearfield Weather Thursday low 62; High Overnight low 62. Precipitation .20 inches. Mid - State Airport Thursday low 60; High Be Careful With Fire, Goddard Urges Residents HARRISBURG - If carelessness with fires is not avoided in Pennsylvania's dried oul forests and parks, temporary restrictions may have to be placed in force. That's the word from State Forests and Waters Secretary Maurice K. Goddard who today appealed for caution on the part of everyone using the woodlands. "We don't want to place any restrictions on anyone, but if carelessness is not avoided then we will be forced to put some lemporary restrictions into force," Goddard said. The secretary said Eastern Pennsylvania suffers the most from lack of appreciable rainfall, noting a deficit of 52 inches of precipitation. "And this extends into the most populous area of the United States," he declared. Adding to the problems of forest fire prevention, Goddard "The over-all picture was good - but there were a few weak spots." That's the way Clearfield Hospital officials this morning described the disaster drill staged at the institution last night. It was the second drill of this type at the Clearfield Hospital. The first was a little more than six months ago and like last night's, was designed to test how quickly the hospital could be put on an emergency basis to handle a large number of casualties. The drill was planned as a surprise for all departments of the hospital as well as both the medical and nursing staffs. The first indication of a disaster drill came at 7 p. m. when the switchboard received the call that 31 casualties from "a ' tractor trailer-but accident on Route 322 near Grampian" were being brought to the hospital. All doctors and extra nurses were summoned to the hospital and all departments were immediately put on an emergency basis. According to a previous disaster plan, certain sections of the hospital were set up for the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. Education Is Turning Point In Viet Nam How great is the need to send educational supplies to An Khe in South Viet Nam? For some 800 Vietnamese children it could prove to be the turning point in their war-tortured lives. Capt. Robert M. Sheriff of Chester Hill, to whom The Progress and WCPA Radio hope to send tablets, pencils and boxes of crayons for his "students" at An Khe, explains that "the largest percentage of Viet- namese children in villages and |n SoUtH Viet Nam . . . hamlets receive five years of__ . . . school." Bui in the An Khe area 60 per cent, about 800, of eligible school age children have received no education at all. The Vietnamese government cannot support all of its children in an educational program. These 800 are among some of the unfortunates. But now. through V. S. Aid, Ihey have a small school building. You can help fill that school by taking gifts of pencils, tablets and boxes of crayons to your nearest Progress office or to WCPA Radio. Financial gifts may be sent to: Newsroom, The Progress, Clearfield. Red MIGs in Four Clashes; Americans Dodge Missiles By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP)-U.s! jets brought the 17-month air war against North Viet Nam to a new high Thursday with a record 114 missions. Communist MIGs clashed with the American raiders four times. During the day of furious action, U.S. Air Force and Navy jets also dodged surface-lo-air missiles and reported knocking out a major bridge on the railroad line connecting Hanoi with Red China. "It was a big day in the North," a U.S. spokesman said today. In two encounters with MIGs near Hanoi, U.S. Air Force fighters shot down two late-model MIG21s. These kills were Overnight low 55. Five - Day Forecast July 16-20: Temperatures are expected to average six to eight degrees below normal. The normal high is 81 to 84, the normal low, 61 to 62. The forecast is cooler over the weekend, warming a little by early next week but turning colder by midweek. Rainfall will average only about one-tenth of an inch occurring as trace showers about Tues- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Allocations Approved By Commissioners Liquid Fuel Fund allocations were approved for three political subdivisions yesterday at a brief meeting of the Clearfield County Commissioners. The grants were as follows: Girard Township. $2,400: Chester Hill Borough, $1,500; and Goshen Township, $3,000. The Commissioners also decided to ask for bids in the near future for the purchase of a pickup truck to be used at Clear Haven. Penelec Workers Reject Contract; More Talks Set .JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP)-For the third lime hourly workers of the Pennsylvania Electric Co. have rejected a contract agreement. More negotiations are scheduled for Monday. The latest proposal rejected by seven locals of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers was reached on June 25. The rejection was announced Thursday. Previous agreements were reached on June 5, after a one-day strike, and June 14. The union represents about 1,450 workers in North and South Central Pennsylvania. The terms of the proposal were not revealed. Clearfield Sailor 'Doc to Villagers To the 2,200 residents of the village of Thuy Tan, in a northern province of South Viet Nam, a naval corpsman from Clearfield R. D. 2 is known simply as "Doc." But his name is Jack Cullen Hill Jr., 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Hill and he is a hospital corpsman second class with the U. S. Navy, presently serving with the Second Battalion, 1st Marines, an infantry regiment of the 3rd Marine Division. Hill, a 1961 honor graduate of Clearfield Area High School, has been in Viet Nam since September 1965 and * * * hopes to be home in Septem- ber of this year. But in the meantime he is helping a handful of Marines and Vietnamese militiamen win an important victory in "the oilier war." in one of a cluster of small villages in the Hue-Phu Bai province, near the North Vietnamese border. The men of the Combined Action Company of the Second Battalion, in addition to running patrols in the strategic area, are conducting a civic action program to help the villagers learn good health practices and to protect the village chief from assassination by the Viet Cong. ^.maw is one of four Navy hos- <'-*,'pital corpsmen (the Marines '' nave no medics) serving with . the company. The villagers have - many health problems, and . .'^ Hill's day is a full one. tfilfl 11 begins at noon, when the :SM&m villagers report to "Doc" for 1IM2 JACK 1ULL Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6
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