Clearfield Progress, July 29, 1966

Clearfield Progress

July 29, 1966

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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 29, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Wouldn't. it be nice if you could go to the movies and see a picture as good as the one that's cdming next Week? The Progress Reader's Tip Hearings urged on education master plan. Turn to Page 2. Vol. 60 - No. 178 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pav Friday, July 29, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 64 PAGES TODAY Wants Pact Through Collective Bargaining... Johnson Guides Airline Talks By NEIL GILBRIDE AP Labor Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson took over the airline strike negotiations today and told both sides he wants them to reach agreement through collective bargaining. After a White House meeting with Johnson, 11 men from the management side and 11 from the union side marched across the street to the executive office building and went into session once more. White House press secretary Bill D. Moyers said Johnson set no deadline for action. "He said," Moyers reported, "that collective bargaining is the free, democratic way of settling the differences you have this morning, that 'that's a bel- ter way than legislating the breaking of a strike, or seizure, or presidential fiat.' " Moyers, talking with newsmen after sitting in on the original session in the Cabinet room, said Johnson feels that continued, prolonged negotiations now are no more likely to bring about a settlement than intensified, concentrated bargaining. It appears, Moyers said, that the differences between labor and management have been narrowed to something less than $25 million. He said the companies have been offering about $60 million above present pay and benefit standards and the unions have come down on thoir demands to $80 million or a bit more. Moving in on the negotiations with an after-midnight summons calling the parties to the White House, Johnson beat Congress to the punch on an effort to dump the dispute into his lap. At the Capitol, the Senate Labor Committee went into unusually early session to round out a measure of its own aimed at ending the strike. Johnson's action came as negotiators talked into the early morning at the Labor Department, which announced "some progress" but no tentative contract agreement between the striking machinists' union and the five grounded airlines. There was no immediate indication how Johnson's move would affect the confused situa- Plcase Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 Friday at Fair... Bobby Rydell Is Headliner Singer Bobby Rydell, "King of the Teens," will be the featured entertainer at the 1966 Clearfield County Fair next Friday. Young Rydell will appear in two grandstand shows Friday night and will headline the day's entertainment program that includes two harness races in the afternoon followed by the popular horse pull- IN FULL BATTLE GEAR - As he arrives at a staging area at Dong Ha, South Viet Nam, a United States Marine carries full battle gear plus a folding chair he scrounged somewhere. The Marine spent a comfortable night in the chair before climbing aboard a helicopter and flying into battle. (AP Wirephoto) At Prince Gallifzin ... Camp Site, Water Tank Work Due COALPORT - Construction work on camp sites and a new wafer tank at the Prince Gallifzin State Park is expected fo get under way shortly. Some $836,685 in federal funds have been earmarked for the construction of expanded camping facilities at the Park, Rep. John P. Saylor of Johnstown announced re---cently. Ridgway Man Named DuBois High Principal DUBOIS - Clinton F. Stewart, principal of the Ridgway Junior High School, has been named principal of the DuBois Senior High. Mr. Stewart's appointment, .announced yesterday by Superintendent of Schools Jack T. Harriger, becomes effective Sept. 1 Mr. Stewart succeeds M. Duane Kyler who will become the new director of finance and planning for1 the DuBois Area School. Mr. Stewart is a graduate of Rimersburg High School, California Stale College and The Pennsylvania State University whert he received his master's degree. Other personnel changes in the DuBois system include the appointment of: Donald McKel-vey, director of secondary education, and curriculum director, grades 1 through 12; John Ward, medical specialist, to classroom teacher; and Marlin Kirkwood, director of federal funds, as assistant high school principal. Rep. Saylor said this allocation was the first grant to a park project in Pennsylvania under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1964. The allocation is one-half of the total cost of the project, which calls for the construction of 750 sites at the proposed tent and trailer area of the park. The area is in a section of the park which is bounded on three sides by the waters of Glendale Lake. The request for federal funds was submitted by the Pennsylvania Department of Forests and Waters and approved by the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation of the U. S. Department of the Interior. The money will be allocated to the state on submission of final designs and plans for the project. Meanwhile, an East McKees-port firm has been announced as low bidder for construction of a 400,000-gallon steel water storage tank at the park. The Peter Kukurin firm bkl $94,392 on the project, which also includes erection of a stairway to the top of the tank, an observation platform atop the tower and about a mile of pip- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Fullington Bus Purchases Line At Ridgway The Fullington Auto.Bus Company of Clearfield has purchased the Oliver Nelson Bus Lines of Ridgway. Mr. Nelson, wlio has operated the fleet of buses for a number of years, will continue to work with the new owners. The Fullington Bus Company announced that George Salva-tore of Clearfield will be the manager of the Ridgway Branch Office. It is anticipated the bus garage and office will be renovated in the near future. Charter bus service will be offered to the residents of the area by the bus company. The bus lines included 41 passenger and nine school buses. A number of the vehicles are air-conditioned. The Fullington Auto Bus Company is authorized to transport Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Harbison-Walker Reports First Half Sales of $68 Million PITTSBURGH - Harbison-Walker Refractories Company yesterday issued an interim earnings statement which showed sales of $68,529,719 for the first six months of the year. The figure represents an increase from $62,375,055 for the first half of 1965. Structural clay products represented about three to four per cent of the total earnings. Net income for the six months was $6,066,917, equal to $1.97 per common share, compared with $6,502,967, of $2.11 per share, in the first half of 1965. . For the second quarter, net income was reported at $3,-369.522, or $1.10 per share, compared with a 1965 figure of $3,478,112, or $1.13 per share. Sales totaled $35,967,617, compared with a previous figure of $32,694,890. Harbison - Walker operates 30 plants, including three at Clearfield, and has total assets of about $115 million. 3 Injured ... Shortway Worker Killed BULLETIN Richard Whitehead, 36, of North Philipsburg, was killed this morning at about 10:30 while working on the Shortway bridges at Viaduct. LANSE-One construction worker was killed and three were reported injured this morning in another accident-on Section 35 of the Keystone Shortway near here. It was the second fatal mishap in less than a week here. It could not be learned before 12:45 p. m. who was killed but it was reported that the accident occurred on the high level bridges crossing Moshannon Creek at Viaduct. The Philipsburg Hospital said that two men - William Richardson and Donald Rink, no addresses available-were being treated in the emergency room for injuries suffered in the accident. There was no report on a third injured man. All.of the men involved in the mishap apparently were employes of Williams Enterprise, a Merrifield, Va., firm which holds a sub-contract for structural steel work on the twin bridges some 190 feet above the river bed. Centre County Deputy Coroner L. Glenn Williams of Philipsburg was sent to the scene but he could not be reached for information. A spokesman for the State Highway Department said that according to reports he received the four rnen were on a platform which is used to take workers from the ground up to the top ing contest. The 24-year-old Rydell began his career in show business at the age of nine when he appeared with the Paul Whiteman Band doing imitations. A few years later he was discovered by Frankie Day while appearing as drummer and vocalist with a rock 'n' roll group known as Rocco and The Saints. Under Day's guidance he was tutored in singing, dancing and instrumental music before he cut his first record for Cameo Records with whom he had signed a long-term contract. His first three records were not great successes but his fourth one, "Kissin' Time" put him on the ladder to fame. He began to turn out hit records by the dozens and appeared again and again on such television shows as those of Red Skellon and Perry Coma. He made his first appearance at the New York Copacabana early in ^62 and was such a hit he was offered a 20-year contract. 48 - Page Tabloid Features Fair A 48-page tabloid previewing highlights of the 1966 Clearfield County Fair and reviewing features of past fairs is included with today's regular edition of The Progress. In the summer of 1962 he signed a seven-year non-exclusive contract with Columbia Pictures and made his first movie that same year, playing the comedy role of Hugo in "Bye, Bye, Birdie." He has also appeared in summer stock productions of the "West Side Story" and musical version of "Tom Sawyer." The first grandstand show in which Rydell will appear will go on at 8 p. m. and the second at approximately 10 p. m. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Sunshine, Crowd Due at Houtzdale For Horse Show HOUTZDALE - Sunny, mild weather and a large crowd are expected here tomorrow for the annual Charity Horse Show sponsored by the Rotary Club. Twenty-one classes will be judged in the show beginnin" at 5 p. m. The program will also include a chicken barbecue. All proceeds will be used to benefit the Clearfield - Centre Counties Crippled Children's Society and other local charities. Both ribbons and cash will be awarded in each class at the show. In addition, door prizes will be awarded. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Voter Registration Dates Announced For Centre County BELLEFONTE - Special voter registration will be held at Port Matilda, Sandy Ridge and Philipsburg as well as in other communities throughout Centre County, Grove A. Spear-ly, chairman of the Centre County Board of Elections, announced today. Voters will be registered at Port Matilda, in the bank building, Aug. 10 ffom 5 to 8 p. m.; in the Philipsburg Municipal Building Sept. 15 from 11 a. m. until 8 p. m.; and in the ´┐Żandy Ridge Fire Hall on Sept. 15 from 5 to 7:30 p. m. Voters will also be registered at the Centre County Grange Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Storm Hikes July Rainfall To 3.83 Inches Although July will be remembered as a dry, hot month, last night's heavy rain in the area boosted the total rainfall for the month to 3.83 inches so far. This is much better than July of last year, which saw only 1.50 inches. The Clearfield area got 1.10 inches of rain with a storm early yesterday morning and another thunderstorm last, night. The rain can barely erase the memory of fairly dry weather, since the last substantial rainstorm was July 5, when the area got 1.62 inches. In between, there was only 1.11 inches of rain scattered over a 24-day period. The only damage reported in the area was to a shed atShiloh which was reportedly struck by lightning. The Clearfield Fire Department sent two trucks to the scene, and damage was estimated at $500. Pilots Fly 375 Strike Sorties... North Viet Nam Pounded In War's Heaviest Attack By GEORGE McARTHUR SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - American pilots gave North Viet Nam Its heaviest pounding of the war Thursday with more than 375 strike sorties against targets from the 17th Parallel to a missile site near Haiphong. The cost was one Navy jet shot down by ground fire. The Reds fired only three of their Soviet - built surface-to-air missiles, and all missed, a U. S. military spokes---man said. - Inside The Progress Classified Ads 12, 13, 14 Hints From Heloise ____ 16 Comics ............ 15 News From Around World 2 Sports .............. 10, 11 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News .......... 9 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News........3*, 16 Today in History ........ 4 School News ............ 2 Church News ............ 8 State News Briefs ........ 9 A look at liquor laws .... 5 Johnson, Wilson meet____7 Clearfield Sale Aided by Weather Ideal weather greeted shoppers at Clearfield today during ;he first of a two-day sidewalk sales event being sponsored by the Clearfield Merchants Association. As a special feature, many items donated by the participating merchants will be up for auction tomorrow at 9 a. m. aL the Courthouse Plaza. Ken Long will serve as auctioneer for the event, which promises plenty of fun for the entire family. Thirty-two stores and business places are participating in this two-day sales event. Five Accidents Injure Four In Philipsburg Area Five accidents in the Philipsburg area yesterday resulted in injuries to four persons and damages totaling $4,285. Four persons from Beech Creek were injured in an accident just before midnight when a tire blew out and their car crashed into an embank ment. A truck and a tractor-trailer had an accident at the same site about a .ialf hour later. The tractor-trailer driver had pulled to the side of the roadway and was assisting with the first accident when a truck approached. The driver saw the Fair and cooler tonight, low in the 50s. Saturday sunny and mild. Sunrise 6:06-Sunset 8:31 Clearfield River Level Thursday 7 p. m. - 3.55 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 4.20 feet (rising). Clearfield Weather Thursday low 64; High An Air Force F100 Super Sabre jet fighter was shot down on a strafing run 35 miles southwest' of Saigon this afternoon and the pilot was killed, the spokesman said. He reported heavy ground fire in the area. The plane was the 119th reported lost in combat in the South, exclusive of helicopters. Clearing weather and a heavy concentration of Navy planes and Marine aircraft which started flying bombing raids against North Viet Nam 10 days afio enabled the Americans to send up about 60 more sorties than had previously been flown in one day against the North. A sortie is one attack flight by one plane. U.S. spokesmen do not reveal the number of sorties flown over the North. Instead they use the vague term "missions" which can mean any number of aircraft against any number of targets. The practice is designed to keep exact information from the Hanoi regime. However, qualified sources said that the number of sorties Thursday was in excess of 375. The previous high was about 315 sorties flown July 15. The figure in recent weeks has averaged 250 to 300 daily. The targets hit Thursday included a missile site only four Sale Under Way At Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG - Curb service is the feature of the sidewalk sales event now under way at Philipsburg. This community's first big summer sales promotion, which is being sponsored by the Philipsburg Aggressive Merchants, will end tomorrow. All PAM stores arc participating. Plenty of bargains and thrifty buys await area shoppers. Stores will display a wide variety of merchandise on tables placed on the sidewalks. Clerks will be on the outside to help customers with their selections. Please Turn td Page 6, Col. 2 82. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Overnight low 64. Precipitation 1.10 inches. Mid - State Airport Thursday low 65; High 80. Overnight low 64. Five-Day Forecast July 30-Aug. 3: - Temperatures will average two to three degrees above the normal highs of 80 to 83 and lows of 61 to 62. It will be cooler over the weekend, followed by a warming trend. Showers Saturday or Sunday and around mid week 110 Pints Given To Bloodmobile The 121st Transportation Company, Pennsylvania National Guard, sponsored a Department of Defense Bloodmobile operation yesterday and donated 110 pints of blood. The total would have been somewhat higher as 12 prospective donors were asked to return at another time because of various minor physical reasons. Red Cross officials who provided the Bloodmobile volunteer services for this Department of Defense project were impressed by the number of first time donors - 68 in all. Two platoons of the 121st stationed at Punxsutawney joined the Clearfield headquarters platoon in donating blood during the special four-hour bloodmobile visit. Water Rescue Unit Formed At Clearfield A water rescue squadron Is being mobilized for emergency work in the Clearfield area. The Clearfield Outboard Boating Club has purchased $600 worth of equipment and is raising an additional $1,000 for more equipment to be used in rescue work on any area water facility. (Sec picture on Page 7) Club representative Reg Turner said the proje-t is being undertaken "because of increased interest in boating, swimming and other water activities in the Clearfield areas, plus the addition of the Curwensville Dam." When it is fully equipped, the squadron will be available to serve in an emergency situation on the river at Clearfield, at the , Curwensville Dam, or at any other water facility in the area. Among equipment already purchased are two floating compressor units, which facilitate skin-diving search work. Each unit can handle two divers and allow them to move more freely than cumbersome tanks strapped on their backs. Other equip- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Two Days Left To Enter Contest Two days are left to enter The Progress temperature contest for August, contest officials reminded today. Prizes of $20 and $10 will be given to the two people who can come closest to guessing what will be the highest temperature in August right down to the exact day and hour. Just jot your guess on a postcard along with your name, address and telephone number and send it to Temperature Contest, in care of The Progress, Clearfield. In addition to guessing t h e high temperature, be sure to include the day and time of day you think it will occur. Remember that only one entry is allowed per person and all entries must be postmarked not later than this Sunday, July 31. ANDERSON CREEK PROJECT - The physical appearance of Anderson Creek in the Curwensville area is being changed by a State Department of Forests and Waters stream clearance project. In this picture a shovel and bulldozer are at work near the Kent Sportswear plant widening and deepening- the channel to help control flood waters. Contractor for the work is Pete Gearhart of Hyde. (Progress Photo) ;