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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 18, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Two pessimists met at a p^rty. Instead of shaking hands, they shook heads. Reader's Tip Camp Mountain Run in pic- tures. See Page 14. Vol. 60 - No. 168 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa,, Monday, July 18, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY By HOWARD BENEDICT AP Aerospace Writer CAPE KENNEDY. Fla. (AP) - Relaxed by a day of fishing, two primed astronauts were ready to ride the Gemini 10 spacecraft today on a bold dual-rendezvous and space-walk adventure that could take them farther from earth than man has yet ventured. Navy Cmdr. John W. Young, veteran of last year's Gemini 3 flight, and Air Force Maj. Michael Collins had most of the day to prepare for their three-day journey among the stars. Their Titan 2 was scheduled to blast off at 6:21 p.m. EDT. An Atlas was to vault skyward 101 minutes carliei - at 4:40 p.m. - to hurl an Agena space vehicle into orbit as a chase target for the astronauts. With all preparations proceeding smoothly, Young and Collins took a day off Sunday and went fishing in the Atlantic off Cape Kennedy. Adjusting to a sleep schedule that will keep them up late each night in space, they retired about 3 a.m. this morning, and space officials hoped sleep until after noon. The late afternoon launch times were dictated by the position of another Agena left in space last March by the Gemini 8 pilots. After catching and linking up with their Agena late tonight, Young and Collins plan to fire the target satellite's powerful they'd engine to shoot to a record altitude of perhaps 468 miles to position themselves for a tricky rendezvous with the Gemini 8 Agena Wednesday. Collins is to take a space walk over to the old Agena which he has dubbed a "dead bird" because it has no battery power. This is one of two 55-minute work periods he plans outside the Gemini 10 spacecraft. The first is to be a simple "stand up" maneuver Tuesday during which he'll open his hatch, poke the upper half of his body into space and conduct scientific and photographic experiments. "Almost everything we do will be directly applicable to the Apollo man-to-thc-moon program," commented command pilot Young. "Anything we learn about space flight also will be applied to planning for planetary missions." At the outset of their flight, Young and Collins will try something new - do-it-yourself navigation. Using the spacecraft inertial guidance system, a sextant to make star and horizon readings and a spacecraft com- puter, they'll plot the maneuvers needed to pursue Agena 10 over a 103,000-mile course, catching it after a five-hour chase during their fourth orbit 185 miles above the earth. On earlier Gemini rendezvous flights the figuring was done mainly by computers on the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Some o/t Standby Duty . By AUSTIN SCOTT and HOLLIE WEST CHICAGO (AP) - Twenty-seven hundred Illinois National Guardsmen were removed early today from Chicago's West Side where they had spent three nights in a Negro district scarred by rioting. Some 1,236 administrative and supply personnel got the first word from their commander, Maj. Gen. Francis P. Kane of the 33rd Infantry Division of the Illinois National -'.-�-�- Guard, at midnight and went home. Three hours later, 1,465 other guardsmen left the streets, but they went to armories in the city, on standby duty. Kane said, "At the present time, we plan to put troops on the street again Monday night." Kane said that after a 3lfc-hour tour of the West Side area he had noted there were fewer incidents and that the district appears to be returning to normal. Police - operating under an emergency plan since the looting, shooting and burning reached a peak last Thursday - said morning patrols would be normal. The outburst began last Tuesday when Negroes reacted with rock throwing after a patrolmen turned off a hydrant where kids were cooling off in mid-90s temperatures. It claimed two deaths, scores of injuries and - when guards-with weapons at the ready Friday night. Gov. Otto Kerner, after a surprise tour of the West Side area Sunday said: "We are hopeful that law and order have been restored." There have been scattered incidents nightly. In one, early today, a guardsman reported that a Negro had fired at' him and fled. Police said the shot, which missed, came from an alley that was the scene of the shooting of a police officer, the Negro and the another at the Penelec Signs Agreement With Utility Union JOHNSTOWN - A new two-year labor agreement between Local 180, Utility Workers Union of America and the Pennsylvania Electric Company has been ratified by the union's members and will be signed Thursday. A Penelec spokesman said the company had been notified that the contract was ratified by "an overwhelming majority" of the members voting. The UWUA represents about 350 employes in Penelec's eastern division. The division serves all or parts of nine south-central Pennsylvania counties from offices at Altoona, Bedford, Eb-ensburg, Huntingdon, Lewistown and Shippensburg. Penelec has been negotiating with the UWUA and the IBEW since April. Company and Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 First Shipment Of Supplies Off to An Khe untold damage men moved in Charged With Massacre of Nurses... Richard Speck Under Heavy Prison Hospital By JOE DILL CHICAGO (AP) - Richard Speck, the most wanted man in the country for 15 hours, lay in a prison hospital bed charged with murder today while police pieced together the story behind the massacre of eight student nurses. Speck, a 25-year-old ex-convict, spent his last hours drinking and carousing before he attempted - unsuccessfully - to end his life, Sunday. In an ironic twist, the fugitive whose name and picture were flashed around th� -:-:-- world was taken to a hospi- * * BEAUTY ON THE BEACH - Margareta Arvidsson, 18, Miss Universe of 1966, poses prettily for photographer on Miami Beach yesterday with her sash and trophy. Representing her native Sweden, she won the title Saturday night over 57 other contestants. (AP Wirephoto) The Progress and WCPA Radio will ship the first box of Educational Supplies to An Khe this week, thanks to the generous contributions of area residents. Operation ESTAK's first tribution to some 800 S o Vietnamese children who begin school .next month tains almost 600 pencils, 41 tablets, 26 boxes of crayons and two large erasers. The erasers were donated along with several eraserless pencils. The box will be sent to Capt. killing of a wounding of riot's height. Taverns and pool halls in the area, closed by the disturbance, were allowed to reopen Sunday. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Ground fighting Eases... con-u th will con- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Partly cloudy with a chance of a few thunder-showers tonight, low 62 to 67. Variable cloudiness Tuesday with occasional thundershowers and not so warm In northern sections. S. S. Progress Takes 166 on River Trips The S. S. Progress made nine trips on the West Branch Sunday, with A66 passengers enjoying the free river rides. There were 111 children and 55 adults on the passenger log. Out-of-town guests were from Winburne, Indiana, Bigler, Du-Bois, Pennsylvania Furnace, State College, Pittsburgh and Johnstown. Out-of-state visitors signed in from New York, Maryland, Michigan and the state of Washington. By ROBERT TUCK MAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Fifteen waves of American bombers pounded a major oil depot in North Viet Nam Sunday and touched off 35 fires and 51 explosions in the big storage complex, the U.S. military command reported today. U.S. Air Force jets struck the Badon fuel depot 20 miles northwest of Dong Hoi while other Air Force planes hit another oil storage area one mile east of Badon. In South Viet Nam, fighting died down in the combined U.S. Marine-South Vietnamese drive against an estimated 2,000 North Vietnamese army regulars eight miles south of the demilitarized zone separating North and South Viet Nam. U.S. headquarters reported two'small-scale probing attacks by the North Vietnamese today. The South Vietnamese said their force had no contact with the enemy. Earlier in the operation, which began Friday, 167 Reds Outlook Far from Being Good ... Sunrise 5:56-Sunset 8:40 Clearfield River 7 m. Sunday / p feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. feet (stationary). Level - 4.15 Signs Racial Point Unrest to More Inside The Progress Classified Ads ...... 12, 13 Hints From Heloise ____ 16 Comics ................ 15 News From Around World 6 Sports .............. 10, 11 Obituaries .............. 2 Hospital News ...... 7, 13 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News .......... IB Today in History ........ 7 were reported killed. Allied casualties were reported light, but 13 Marines were killed when the Communists shot down a Marine CH46 troop-carrying helicopter at the start of the operation. Enemy fire also brought down an F4 Phantom jet, but the two crewmen bailed out safely. Four other helicopter* were destroyed or damaged. U.S. Air Force B52s softened up the area three times last week, and the big bombers struck again Sunday while a thousand Marines landed on the beaches just south of the border as a blocking force. "We'll just have to stay up here until we find them," said Maj. Gen. Wood B. Kyle, commander of the 3rd Marine Divi- Mahady Against Package Deal On Constitution By PAUL ZDINAK HARR1SBURG (AP) - Sen. Paul W. Mahady, liaison man for Senate Democrats on a proposal to amend the State Constitution, says it would be better to do it on a "bill by bill" basis rather than by a "package." "If you do it on a separate basis you will get more through," Mahady, D-Westmore-land, said. This would still get the job done in time, he added. The Scranton administration was poised today to introduce its eight-bill package for revising the^stafee>s*--&3-year-old Constitution in the Senate - .vi or without Democratic sponsorship. Republicans rule the Senate but the administration was holding back the package, hoping for some Democratic signatures. The Democratic House introduced its constitutional package last week but the proposed changes are not considered as far reaching as the administration's. Mahady was appointed by his caucus to act as a liaison with Senate Republicans and the House which is controled by Democrats. Sen. Wiliam G. Sesler, D-Erie, is also involved. "Pass the bills separately and then let the governor hold them," Mahady suggested. "Then regroup them and get them ready for the ballot." Constitutional amendments must be passed by two sepa- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. I Clearfield Hospital Sets Annual Meeting The annual meeting of the Clearfield Hospital will be held at 8 p. m. tomorrow at Clearfield Junior High West. A report of the year's operation will be given and board members will be elected. All persons interested in the hospital are welcome to attend. According to the by-laws of the hospital, voting tfor directors is limited to those persons who have subscribed not less than $5 to the hospital or to the Clearfield Area United Fund during the current year. 4.15 Clearfield Weather Sunday low 58; High 100. Overnight low 60. EDITOR'S NOTE - While Chicago seeks to prevent new violence after last week's rioting by Negroes, the signs point to continuing racial unrest in many U.S. cities. What is he outlook? A report. okay in colored town," said a Negro attorney in another city. The remark was made by Al-cee Hastings who doesn't live in Chicago or New York or Los Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Mid - State Airport Sunday low 43; High Overnight low 50. 78. Five - Day Forecast For July 19-23: Temper- five to normal 84 and be atures will average six degrees below daily highs of 81 to lows of 61 to 62. It e s d a y, fhe the week. Scattered thundershowers around midweek will average one-tenth Inch or less. cool T u warmer near win turning end of By don mckee jfK'c Father Suffers CHICAGO (AP) - The crac- JFI% 5 rUT"er aUIICrS kle of flames and gunfire had Milfl Uanrt Attfirlf* subsided on Chicago's heavily "IIIU hiwlk, Negro West Side. But a somber Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was listening to rumblings of racial storms building elsewhere. "I hale to make this prediction." said King, rubbing his face, haggard from lack of sleep. "But we have to be honest. Ever* major city is sitting on a powder keg." King was not alone in his sessmenl that erupt in the hot in any one of a cities. "Because no violence might summer nights dozen or more matter what _ Was Not Hospitalized IIYANNIS PORT, Mass. (AP) - Former Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy, father of the late president, was reported resting easier today after suffering what doctors described as a mild heart attack Sunday at his home. not 1aken to a for the family the 77-year-old relatively "ex- Kennedy w hospital. A spokesman said today that Kennedy was in they tell you, everything is not Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 CLEARFIELD BOY SCOUT Charles Stewart, seated at right, and his brother Danny, at left, visited last week with five Chilean Boy Scouts at Camp Mountain Run sold 80 shares in the project is financing the visit of the Chilean boys via a vigorous telephone campaign. With the Stewart children are the scouts from South America, from left: Cyril Chrlstenson, Christian Maldonado, Luis Duarte, Jorge Valeruuela, and Fernando Vega. near Penfield. Charles which Clearfield Boy Sells 80 Shares In Chile Project The success of the Bucklail Council's "Operation Amigos Santiago" program will be due largely to the efforts of one Clearfield boy. "Operation" is a project undertaken by the Council to pay for the expenses of having five boys from a Chilean scout troop visit for a month at the Council's Camp Mountain Run near Penfield. Under the project, shares are sold at 25 cents a piece, and the money is used to finance the long trip here from Chile. The boy who deserves much credit in the project is Charles Stewart. 12. son of Mr. and Mrs. William Stewart of 314 West Front St. Young Charles belongs to Troop 2 of Clearfield, and each member of the troop was asked to sell shares Plea.se Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 tal by policemen who didn't recognize him. State's Atty. Daniel Ward said Speck would appear in Felony Court today for a preliminary hearing on a charge of murdering 22-year-old Gloria Jean Davy, one of the eight student nurses massacred in their residence early Thursday. Ward said he anticipates filing multiple murder charges against Speck and that he probably will present the case to the grand jury this week. Speck has been under sedation in the city jail hospital and reported in good condition. Ward said Speck had not been questioned and had made no statements. He was under heavy guard. The nationwide hunt for Speck ended in a skid row flophouse Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 Annual M ah at fey Camp Meeting Convenes Friday Speck's Arrest Ended Expert Investigation By JULES LOH CHICAGO (AP) - Rarely has a police investigation been conducted more expertly than the one that led to the arrest of Richard Speck. Detectives were dogging their prime suspect even as the bodies of the eight murdered student nurses were being removed from the Chicago town-house - even, indeed, before they knew the man's name. But the police were cozy. They didn't let on. Not until they had Speck's fingerprints, background, name, description and an eyewitness identification of a photograph - enough to justify an arrest warrant - did they broadcast the news. When they did the whole nation was keyed to receive it, and the very publicity led to his recognition by the hospital doctor treating Speck's slash wounds. The trackdown began when Corazon Amurao, the only survivor of the massacre, gasped her first hysterical description of the killer to a patrolman at dawn Thursday, moments after he fled the blood-splattered house. Teams of detectives fanned out through the South Side neighborhood. One stop was a filling station. A stranger fitting the description had been there, the attendant said. He had left two suitcases there Tuesday morning while he went to look for a room. He came back the next morning and picked them up. Next stop was the Maritime Union hall across the street from the nurses' townhouse. Yes, such a man had been there Monday morning looking for a job on a New Orleans-bound ship. The name on the application was Richard Speck, and a small, coin-machine photograph was attached. He also left the phone number of a sister, where he could be reached in case a job should turn up. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Dr. Harold W. Boon The annual Mahaffey Bible Conference and Camp Meeting will convene July 22 through 31. Sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania District of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, Mahaffey is one of the oldest and largest camps of its kind in the eastern United States and attracts thousands of people each summer. Services featuring Bible Red China Not Ready to Move .. . North Viet Nam More Help From By JOHN RODERICK TOKYO (AP) - North Viet Nam made an unusual appeal today for more material and moral support from its Communist allies and other nations, describing its war situation as "extremely serious" But Red China indicated it is not ready to send its soldiers into the fight. The plea came from North Viet Nam's Fatherland Front and was addressed even to the American people in an effort to weaken the Johnson administration's political flank at home. It followed President Ho Chi Minn's decree of partial mobilization of North Vietnamese reserves Sunday. The mobilization decree touched off speculation that North Viet Nam planned to send more regular troops into the South in reply to the intensified A m e r i c a n air w a r, using the reserves to fill gaps at home. Military action in South Viet Nam suggested infiltration might be increasing already. Three thousand U.S. Marines and South Vietnamese troops Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Damage Set at *1,000 In Two-Car Accident Sunday at Clearfield Damage totaled $1,000 in a Clearfield Borough accident at 7:25 p. m. yesterday. Borough police said a car operated by Frank W. Roessner, 17, 405 Cherry St., Clearfield, was traveling west on Elm Avenue, near the intersection with South Third Street, when it collided with a parked car owned by Sandy (Jalio, (114 Susquehanna Ave., Curwensville, Police said the driver reported he was Please Turn to Page 0, Col. 6
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