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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 16, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle Man has always had trouble looking women in the eye, and those new bathing suits aren't going to help matters. The Progress Reader's Tip Read "It Seems To Me" on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 167 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curweniville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,  Saturday, July 16, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY Relative Calm Restored at Chicago Harriman Issues Strong Words... Hanoi Warned Against Mistreatment of POWs By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - Roving Ambassador W. AvereU Harriman publicly warned Ha criminals, Harriman said: "Even though  I can't give react against the interests of the "North Viet Nam still indi- them any encouragement that North Vietnamese." cates that they believe that the we will give up - the President Harriman,   speaking   in   a United States will give up, just has made it very plain that we Voice of America radio inter- noi today that mistreatment of as France did some years ago, will stick to it to the end - it view, noted that President John- U.S. captives "will change the whole feeling of the war" which, he said, up to now has not been aimed against the people of North Viet Nam. In the strongest words yet issued by a Washington official concerning Red threats to try American   prisoners   as   war if they hold out. "Now, if they think there is the war. anything in this at all, one of the "So far there has been no bit-surest ways for it to assure that terness on the part of the Amer-the American public will stick ican government or the Ameri-to this thing to the end, no mat- can people against the people of ter how long it takes, would be North Viet Nam. But this bar-their mistreatment of our air- baric act would heighten the men. temporal feeling and can only will change the whole feeling of jijon had offered to let Hanoi participate in Southeast Asian economic development after peace comes to Viet Nam and promised the United States would contribute $1 billion or more. But mistreatment of U.S. pris- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 Oil Depots Are Targets... U. S. With Planes Record Pound Reds 121 Missions By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Wave after wave of U. S. planes pounded North Viet Nam Friday with a record 121 missions. They struck at three oil depots to keep up the intensified drive against the Hanoi government's fuel reserves and als6 attacked six missile sites. Navy planes from the aircraft carrier Ranger evaded 10 Soviet-built surface-to-_______air   missiles   fired   from   a Heat Wave Losing Grip On Some Sections By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The fiercely hot, enervating heat wave which has taken a heavy toll of lives shows signs of easing up after a week of maximum temperatures in the 100s. A mass of cool Canadian air has spilled over the border and is moving southward, touching off turbulent weather along its front* The Weather Bureau said temperatures should cool off slightly, below the 100-degree mark at least until Wednesday. At St. Louis, where the total of heat-attributed deaths rose to 145 Friday, residents welcomed 90-degree weather. Tennessee had seven heat fatalities. More than an inch of rain fell at several Oklahoma points, some of which reported a drop in temperature of 30 degrees in 30 minutes. Oklahoma City soared to a 107 before the rains came. The top in Texas was 106. Tornado clouds were sighted in southwestern Missouri, northeast Georgia and in north central Kansas. Severe rainstorms which brought more than three inches of rain swept the Carolina s. Severe thunderstorms Friday evening broke the heat in Atlanta, and at Montgomery, Ala. Three persons were injured in downtown Atlanta, streets were flooded by rain and power lines were dowiied. Disruption of electric service was widespread, Traffic signals went out, snarling traffic. There were reports at Montgomery of homes being unroofed, carports demolished and cars being blown into ditches. Early morning temperatures ranged  from  4-'=  at  Lebanon, to 98 at Blylhe, Calif. Three Charged In Slaying Of Rookie Patrolman PHILADELPHIA (AP)-Two teen-age boys and a 22-year-old companion wer* charged today with slaying rookie patrolman ea�lier string of sites seven to 45 miles southeast of Hanoi. In an attack on one of the sites, a Navy A4 Skyhawk jet was shot down by antiaircraft fire, U.S. military headquarters said. The pilot bailed out but heavy flak prevented rescue helicopters from reaching him and he is listed as missing. Loss of the plane had been disclosed First Contract For Westover Tannery Workers Approved WESTOVER - A threatened work stoppage at the Westover Tannery ended Friday when District 50 of the United Mine Workers of America and company officials agreed on a two-year contract. The contract, covering 78 workers, was presented by the company and accepted by a majority vote of union members at a meeting last night. Union and management had been negotiating since last April soon after the plant became unionized. A spokesman said the contract is expected to become effective next Monday and continue in force through July 18, 1968. Provisions of the contract were not announced. Tension Eases West In Side BIG CAKE ON A BIG OCCASION - W. D. Tate, right, president of Clearfield Cheese Co., Inc., makes first cut in a 65-pound a nniversary cake as J. H. Tate, vice president and treasurer of the nation's secon d-ranking cheese processor, looks on. The cake was presented in observance o f the 25th anniversary of the founding of the company during a dinner last nigh t in the New Dimeling Hotel. The dinner was in conjunction with the company's a nnual general sales meeting which opened Thursday and concludes today. George Jacobs and critically wounding another policeman. The three were slated just 23 hours after they allegedly gunned down the two police- South Vietnamese headquarters reported heavy losses to a 100-man company of government troops when they were hit by a "maneuvering ambush" of men. They had been stopped for five. times as ma"y Viet ConS questioning after running a stop main force soldiers. A Vietnamese spokesman said the company was hit Friday on Highway 13 - a favorite Viet Cong ambush route - at a point 18 miles northwest of Saigon. The company had been assigned to provide security for a military supply convoy. After the last truck passed the company's area, the spokesman said, a Viet Cong force estimated at a reinforced battalion struck from both sides of the road. Unofficial reports said most of the company was killed or wounded. Elsewhere in South Viet Nam, both the U. S, and Vietnamese commands reported only small-scale fighting Friday. However, two Viet Cong hit- light in South Philadelphia, police said. One of those slated at 4:30 a.m. today was 17-year-old Pal-rick Conahan, who, according to police, walked into Hazleton, Pa., police headquarters Friday night accompanied by his mother and said: "I was involved in that incident in Philadelphia yesterday morning and I want to turn myself in. I was driving the car when the policeman was shot." Earlier Friday night, another 17-year-old, Paul Magilton, back on his job of hustling baggage for passengers at a center city bus terminal, was picked up by a policeman. The third man, Louis Anthony Lawrence, was apprehended an County's Junior Miss Pageant Plans Set Sketch Results in Many leads... Chicago Police Confident They'll Get Their Man' By JULES LOH CHICAGO (AP) - An artist's sketch of the killer who slaughtered eight student nurses has brought a flood of new leads and a burst of new confidence to detectives determined to hunt the man down. "We've been inundated with phone calls,  tips  and   leads  since  we  added sketch   to   our   description,"   said   Michael Spiotto, deputy chief of detectives. the hour and a half after the 3:30 and-run attacks were reported a.m., EDT, Friday shootings. He within eight miles of Saigon. In was trapped on a house rooftop onC| the Vjet Cong blew up a about two blocks from the scene and shot twice. Lawrence then leaped two stories to the street and was caught trying to hob bridge with mines eight miles south of the capital. In the other, a Viet Cong force of unknown size attacked a national Clearfield    County's Miss Pageant Chairman Robert Lingle announced   today   that plans have beer, finalized for the event. Clearfield's part of a nationwide program to honor and reward the country's leading high school senior girls for achiev-ments in scholastics, creative talents and community betterment will be highlighted by the county's pageant finals in the Clearfield Area Senior High School auditorium on Oct. 8. However, entries will be accepted only until Aug. 1. The Clearfield Area Jaycees, as sponsors, in cooperation with the DuBois Jaycees, kicked off their county pageant two weeks ago with the appearance of Pennsylvania's Junior Miss, Sally Sue Simons, at the Soap Box Derby weekend. A police artist sketched the killer's face after closely questioning the only survivor of the town house massacre, who roused from heavy sedation Friday after the 1____r I-------- -1 Negroes Cant Give Reason for Rioting, Chicago Survey Shows long night of horror Spiotto said the two-hour interview was eminently fruitful. "Number one, we're confident we're goiiT? to get this guy," he said. "Number two, we know JU"*��r lhe g'ri can 'dent^y h'H1'" The girl. Corazon Amurao, 23, filled in details missing from her first, hysterical account blurted out to police when she finally fled the blood-splattered house of death Thursday at dawn. At least one mystery remained, however, and police shed no new light on it after the interview with Miss Amurao: Why were there no loud screams, no outcries for help, during the time the killer bound and gagged the nine girls, herded them into a back room, and led eight of them out one at a time to their deaths? "There were some light outcries by the girls who came in late, but it wasn't much," Spiotto said Miss Amurao told him. An autopsy report showed the By AUSTIN SCOTT and HOLLIE WEST CHICAGO (AP) - "I don't get it," said the Negro cab driver as he threaded his hack among shards of glass littering streets in the West Side district torn by nights of rioting. That just about summed up the statements of residents there. Most seem puzzled by the violence. The cabbie, speaking of youths who spearheaded the looting, burning and shooting, added: "If I'm mad at you I'm going to get you, even if I have to sleep on your doorstep to do it. But I'm not going to do something that will _ louse   up   everybody.   And By JAMES E. DWYER CHICAGO (AP) - Squads of impressively armed National Guardsmen and police restored relative peace today to the scarred streets of a West Side area ripped since Tuesday by racial violence. Youthful gangs who had loot-ted, burned and fired sniper-style from rooftops faded away Friday night as guardsmen - told lo shoot to kill if fired upon - went on patrol. Through the streets of a 140-square-block area rolled trucks loaded with soldiers, rifles at the ready, bayonets fixed; jeeps with machine guns mounted; police cars with shotguns poked out windows. Knots of Negroes lined curbs in some areas, catcalling occasionally, but there were only scattered incidents: one reported sniper shooting, with police returning fire but finding no one; a fire bomb thrown into a street outside a home; a few store windows broken; several fires in houses and stores. By midnight, police reported, streets were virtually deserted. The calm contrasted dramatically with Thursday night, when an estimated 5,000 were abroad. Then, two Negroes were killed by gunshot and 30 were injured amid widespread shooting, looting and burning that continued into the day Friday. Gov. Otto Kerner called up the Guard, 3,000 strong, Friday at the request of Mayor Richard J. Daley. The mayor said he felt police alone could not cope with the rioting, worst in the North since 34 were killed in massive rioting in Los Angeles last August. Maj. Gen. Francis P. Kane hold 1,500 troops in reserve and sent 1,500 into action, operating from a base in a parking lot. They teamed with 1,000 police. "If anybody shoots at my men," Gen. Kane told newsmen, "my orders are to shoot back - shoot to kill." The word must have gotten around. Newsmen interviewing Negroes on the streets reported an attitude of fear among many - especially of the guardsmen. There was much comment about weapons. And there were some who said the Guard will leave, sooner or later, and trouble will come anew. "We can't cope with the stuff they   got   on   those   Guard Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 The Clearfield County Junior girls had not been drugged to ble away. He is in a hospital po|ice station eight miles north. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 N.H. Veterans To Report Unknown Driver Hits Post Near Philipsburg PHTLIPSBURG-An unknown motorist, in a hit-and-run accident at 10:15 p. m. yesterday, ran off the right side of the highway while traveling east on Route 504, toward Black Moshannon, and struck a mailbox post at the Cold Stream residence of Andrew Pleskonko. State police from Philipsburg said the color of the unidentified car was maroon. Damage was fixed at $5. east of Saigon. They inflicted light casualties and damaged several vehicles, a Vietnamese spokesman said. In the North Viet Nam raids, a U. S. spokesman said American planes knocked out at least two of the six missile sites attacked. One was 25 miles northeast of Hanoi and the other about 18 miles southeast of the North Vietnamese capital. In the strikes against oil depots, Navy planes from the carrier Oriskany plastered 500-pound bombs on a fuel storage area and shipment point two miles southeast of the city of Miss Pageant is open to county resident girls only, who will be seniors this coming year. Girls must be single, meet an age Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Members of the Clearfield American Legion firing squad and color guard have been ask- ^Llye^^Vtho\apk0estpar�tmin Rouges From $245,927 to $374,043... the military funeral services for---�---- " ~~ Santo J. Ricotta of Clearfield who died last night. prevent screams. Three of them arrived home after the killer had already gathered the other six into the rear room. Spiotto said he believed the killer was no stranger to the area of the town house, which served as a dormitory for the student nurses in training at a hospital about a mile away. Mi.ss Amurao told police she - The never had seen the man before. Forests The autopsy report produced and Waters will accept bids un- no evidence any of the victims til July 26 for a stone quarry had been molested sexually, lease in Rush Twp., Centre according to Coroner Andrew J. County. Toman. He said laboratory tests The department said Friday for conclusive findings would be the six-acre lease site is about available Wednesday, two miles northeast of Munson and Huckleberry roads. inside The Progress Classified Ads..........B Hints from Hcloise ...... 12 Cornice .................. 1' Sports ................... > Obituaries .............. 10 Hospital News ........... 2 Rush Twp. Bids Asked by State HARRISBURG (AP) State   Department  of Wilkinsburg Mayor, Boro Officials Turn County School Districts tfeiffffa To Get Bonus Funds Fair and little change in temperature tonight, low 50 to 60. Sunday sunny and a little warmer. Sunrise  5:54-Sunset 8:42 Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. - 4.40 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 4.40 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather Friday low 50; High 92. Overnight low 50. Mid-State Airport Friday low 55; High 75. Overnight low 40. Clearfield County school districts stand to receive from $245,927.50 to $374,043.77 in bonus appropriations from the state under Act 405 of the current Legislative session. The districts have the choice of accepting the bonus computed on school subsidy reimbursements as provided by  use collectors went on strike for prior legislative action or on the basis of $2.50 per capita  more money Thursday PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) - His Honor Alexander J. Jaffurs, mayor of suburban Wilkinsburg, is picking up his constituents' garbage today. Jaffurs and six other borough officials started digging into the community's mounting garbage Friday after the 20 regular ref- All the same, police showed Miss Amurao photographs of about 200 sex offenders. She did Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 New Swim Classes Start Tuesday At Clearfield Pool Youngsters who will be participating in the free swimming lesson program at the new Clearfield Community Swimming Pool were reminded today that the program will start this Tuesday at 9:30 a. m. Most of the youngsters in the second class are residents Clarion Photographer, Former Clearfielder, Killed in Plane Crash CLARION - A commercial photographer from Clarion who lived at Clearfield several years ago was killed in an airplane crash yesterday morning at Clarion. Donald Newell, 38. the photographer, and the plane's pilot, John E. Truck Jr., 50, were killed when (heir single-engined plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Rca Airport. A witness said the plane appeared that's what these  kids are doing." Dozens of interviews during hours of walking the streets Friday night, as heavily armed National Guardsmen restored order, produced no pattern beyond this: Most agree that the youngsters are angry. They disagree as to why. Virtually all feel that the appearance of the Guard prevented another night of violence. Unlike the Los Angeles racial riots of 1965, cries of "Get whi-tey" or "Burn baby burn" were scarce during the Thursday-Friday peak outburst here. There was no indication that any one cause - alleged police brutality, hate of white merchants, for instance - was the spark. "You can't tell me it was racial," said Frank Banton. an aging white merchant who kept plate  glass   windows   in  two Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2     Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 in the district. The per capita allocation would bring $245,927.50 to the   county   schools;   school We were determined to roll �.f the Driving Park area. As- subsidy, the $374,043.77. According to a release from Sen. Daniel A. Bailey, the bonuses, by district, will amount to the following, with the first figure based on the subsidy arrangement and the second it the district elects to choose the per capita payment. The listing reflects districts that existed before the July 1 School Reorganization bill became   effective.  Future  pay- ments will be made on the reorganized single district basis. Bigler Township - $7,494.79, under state reimbursem e n t computation; $4,657.50, by the $2.50 per capita census computation. Boggs Township - $7,363.19 or $3,970. Bradford Township - $15,-095.85 or $7,750. a couple of trucks," he said. After heaving burlap sacks of garbage for 13 hours, Jaffurs, 36, described his first day on the job as: "Distasteful. Yale Law School was never like this." Tired and dirty. Jaffurs leaned against a garbage truck and moaned: 'That's a lot of garbage. I'm sistant Pool Manager James Wetzel said in announcing the schedule. The beginners will be in the class starting at 9:30 a. m.; the intermediates will report at 10:20 a. m. and advance swimmers as well as those who passed the first session that was completed yesterday are to report at 11:10 a. m. Authorizes flights... CAB Moves To Ease Air Transportation Jam WASHINGTON (AP) - The Civil Aeronautics Board, moving to ease monumental air traffic jams across the nation, has authorized 13 supplemental airlines lo fly nearly 100 routes of the five struck carriers. The CAB's action Friday night came as union and management negotiators were reported to be no nearer a settlement than they were a__________ ey meet again week ago. Th today. A CAB spokesman said the supplementals-those airlines that usually fly charter and non-scheduled flights-will begin accepting reservations immediately for most of the nation's Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 ^____^   ____ Mr. Wetzel reported a total tired. A lot of garbage was wet oi 60 youngsters out of a class heavily   traveled   major   air and every time we dumped it in- ol 130 Passed the first course, routes, including coast to coast to burlap sacks, it would leak For those who did not, addition- flights. --- al classes have been scheduled, The CAB specifically granted Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 he added. the supplemental airlines  au- India Gets Aid But Refusal On Peace Proposal By JOHN WEYLAND MOSCOW (AP) - India's prime minister ended a Moscow visit today with promises of a billion dollars worth of Soviet aid but a Kremlin refusal to follow her suggestions on trying to start Viet Nam peace talks. Indira Gandhi told reporters before flying to New Delhi that Soviet leaders had told her they could agree to peace proposals only if North Vict Nam accepts them. And Hanoi has not commented on her proposals, which include Soviet action in calling a peace conference in Geneva. Communist China has rejected her ideas. Premier Alexci N. Kosygin headed officials at the airport to see her off. Kosygin stayed on to welcome British Prime Minister Harold Wilson an hour later. Wilson will attend a British trade fair here and also discuss Viet Nam with Kosygin. Mrs. Gandhi said the Soviet Union has promised "just under" a billion rubles (slightly more than $1 billion at the official rale) in aid for India's fourth five-year plan, which is now beginning. This will be about equal to all the economic aid which the Soviet Union had supplied to India in the past. Virtually all has been on long-term credit for repayment in Indian products. At a news conference before flying home after four days of talks with Soviet leaders, Mrs. Gandhi said she thought a precondition for peace talks "would be the stopping of bombing" of North Viet Nam." Talking separately to reporters, Soviet Premier Kosygin said he had explained to Mrs. Gandhi "our position - that American aggression should be stopped and all foreign troops Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2    Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 thority to handle those flights for the next 30 days that are not now being handled by the non-struck airlines. It reserved, however, the right to amend or cancel the authority without a hearing. The walkout by more than 35,-000 machinists-members of the AFL-CIO International Association of Machinists-began July i   

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