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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - August 6, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckls A girl who says she will go through anything for a man usually has his bank account in mind. The Reader's Tip "It Seems To Me" hits legislative dawdling on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 185 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa.,  Saturday, August 6, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 pages TODA" Luci, Pat Say I Do7... Great Society Has One New Couple WASHINGTON (AP) - Under the Romanesque arches of a vast shrine, a full-throated choir fell silent today, an age-old question was put by a priest, and the words "I do" came from the lips of Luci Baines Johnson and Patrick John Nugent. Thus the daughter of the 36th President became the bride of a college boy reared in a modest, orange bungalow in Waukegan, III. She was the latest in a roster of eight girls married while their fathers served - as   chief   executive   of   the Johnson Warns Of Cutbacks Due to Steel Crowd Expected PBNN GRANGE- Area Jobless Figure Same Despite Work WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson, acting after a wave of steel price boosts he did not challenge, has warned that such increases could force a cutback in government spending on projects such as the space program. The President coupled the signing Friday of a bill authorizing $5 billion for the National  Aeronautics and Space   Administration   with  - warning   to   business   and union leaders: "If particular segments of our economy continue to raise their prices and increase the cost of this and other programs, it will be necessary for the government to further reduce its expenditures, particularly in those areas where prices are rising in an inflationary way." Although Johnson made no direct reference to this week's price increases in the steel industry, it was clear that his statement was prompted by that move and last week's rejection by the AFL-CIO International Association of Machinists of an airlines contract calling for increases reported to be between 6 and 7 per cent. Acceptance of the contract would have ended the month-old walkout against five major airlines. The White House has labehd the steel price hikes inflationary, but the industry called the $2 to $3 a ton boosts inconsequential and modest. In his statement, Johnson said the maintenance of the space program depends on the cooperation of "major business leaders and union leaders." "If we are to continue our space effort and continue to make the magnificent progress represented by our past achievements," the chief executive said, "we can do so only if business and labor leaders will make their contribution by responsible pricing and bargaining decisions." Despite the President's strong Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 as nation. The scene could best be described as monumental. The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, world's seventh largest church, gleamed with light filtered through many-colored panes and falling on great mosaics. Cascades of greenery and white roses marked the pews for the select congregation of 700, composed of friends great and humble of the principals. The three clergymen of the concelebrated Mass, the new-lyweds and indeed the tall President himself seemed tiny compared to the high altar, its four polished columns of pink stone rising to its marble canopy. Moments of high interest succeeded each other rapidly from the time  the  President,  with Luci on his arm, began the 352-foot journey down the aisle. The design of her white gown had until today been a state secret. He wore a cutaway, a garb he had previously disdained to don even for his inauguration. Estimated unemployment in    At the altar rail the President the Clearfield - DuBois - Phil- gave his 19-year-old daughter to ipsburg labor market remained the keeping of the tall blond at 1,800 from April 15 to June bridegroom of 23, who had ap-15 despite an increase of 500 proached from the right, jobs. Then the President joined the The increase was offset by First Lady, who wore yellow, in the addition of some 500 per- a front pew on the left side of si*. way \ iviJay for a succHHUL $ P lash DOWN i AGRICULTURE SECRETARY VISITS FAIR - State Secretary of Agriculture Leland H. Bull, right, is pictured with Clearfield County Fair manager William F. An- derson in front of the Penn Grange exhibit. Secretary Bull attended the Fair yesterday in connection with a milk exhibit sponsored by the Agriculture Department. sons, mainly students, to the summer job list, according to the Slate Employment Service. Unemployment currently represents 5.2 per cent of the available work force compared to 5.3 per cent at the middle of April and 6.9 per cent in June those listed for June 1965. The 500 new jobs in the area were in manufacturing   (100), the aisle, as one looks at the altar. The bridegroom's mother, in aquamarine, and other members of the Nugent family, were in the front pew right. The bridal couple proceeded to a prie dieu, or satin-covered kneeling bench, within the sanctuary. To their sides and a little to the rear, stood and knelt maid of honor Lynda Bird John- nonmanufacturing (300) and son and the bestman's stand-in, agriculture (seasonal gain   of Gerard P. Nugent Sr., father of Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1     Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Some Doubted in State... Drought Hiking Vegetable Prices Police Shoot Man Holding Knife to Baby TREVOSE, Pa. (AP)-"Sure there was a chance of hitting the baby, but they had to take it," said Police Chief William F. Riempp of two of his mea who wounded a 26-year-old father who was threatening to kill the nine-month-old son he held in his arms. Milk May Price Hike Be Needed, Dam, Discharge Seen as Factors Pa. Official Says In Fish Kill By BETTY HAMILTON Progress Staff Writer An increase in prices may be the only way the milk industry can meet the serious crisis facing it, Leland H. Bull, Permsyivorrrlcf'jrsecretary of agriculture, said yesterday. Speaking at a noon luncheon in the New Dimeling Hotel and again at an informal press conference on the Clearfield County fairgrounds in the afternoon, the secre- Two slugs from the .38 caliber tary said the drought and the diminishing number of farm Army Reservists Headed for Camp Officers and enlisted men of the 4th Howitzer Battalion, 92nd Artillery, headquartered at Clearfield, left yesterday and this morning to join with other Army reservists from Pennsylvania for two weeks of intensive military training at Camp Pickett, Va. Most of the men left by bus this morning at 8 o'clock for the training site. Still others departed via convoy at 4 p. m. yesterday. They bivouaced last night at Bedford and are expected to arrive at Camp Pickett between 8 and 8:30 o'clock tonight. The battalion is commanded by Lt. Col. Bill G. Wescoat of Reynoldsville who left Thursday for camp. More than 85 men are members of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Fair and little temperature change tonight, low 54 to 72. Sunday variable cloudiness and warm with chance of scattered afternoon thundershowers. Sunrise 6:13-Sunset 8:22 Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. 4.20 feet (falling); Today 7 a. m. - 4.20 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather Friday low 58; High 100; Overnight low 58. Mid-State Airport Friday low 50; High 79; Overnight low 50. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -Prices for locally-grown corn and other vegetables have risen sharply, in some cases doubling c-ver last year, in many parts of the state-effects of a prolonged summer drought, according to producers, sellers, and agricultural agents. The most dramatic rises are in corn prices. A dozen ears, ordinarily selling for 50 to 60 cents at this time of year, recently sold for $1.42 in Kutz-town, Berks County $1.44 in Media, Delaware County, $1.18 in Quakertown, Bucks County, and $1 to $1.20 in Waynesboro, Franklin County. Growers cited higher operating costs - specifically added costs of irrigation-in addition to the drought-limited supply of crops as a key factor for higher prices. Salvalore Amore, who was charging 90 cents for . thirteen cars of corn on Aug. 1 at his roadside   market   near   Bath, revolver of Patrolman John Robinson hit Charles Roeschen in the shoulder and groin Friday night and the man dropped the child. Other policemen grabbed the child. Robinson and Sgl. William Johnson fired at Roeschen as he stood in his rear yard while More Donors Needed For Bloodmobiie Visit workers has been responsible for the critical situation. CURWENSVILLE - Preliminary findings of an investigation into a fish kill on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River at Curwensville Thursday show the apparent cause (o be a combination of two things. Clearfield County Fish Warden Les Ogden said the Curwensville Dam was probably the primary factor in that the river flow was curtailed for a Final Shows Tonight Officials Look For Largest Crowds Today at Fair With continued fair weather the 1966 Clearfield County Fair is expected to end today with an all-time attendance record. "So far this week our attendance is greater than it has been at any previous fairs - and if the weather holds, we are looking for the biggest crowd of the week today," a Fair Board member said this morning. Saturday is always the biggest day at the fair and with two Joie Chitwood Thrill shows this afternoon and the appearance of Frankie Fontaine in two grandstand shows tonight, today is expected to be a, real record smasher. This was indicated by the fact that people were on the grounds as early as 9 o'clock this morning to buy tickets for tonight's show. Fontaine, the comedian arid singer on the Jackie Gleason TV Show, is expected to be one of the most popular stars of the Fair who have included The Bitter End Singers, Hank Williams Jr. and his Band and Bobby Rydell. Tonight's shows are scheduled for 8 and 10 p. m. The two-hour thrill shows will go on this afternoon at 2 and 4 p. m. However, activity on the midway where the James E. Strates Shows is playing will continue until midnight or later. After the close of the Fair the carnival will be divided into two sections, with one going to the Bedford County Fair and the other to the Mckean County Fair at Smethport. During   the   evening   many Please Turn to rage 10, Col. 3 New Philipsburg Firm Completes First Shipment WOODLAND - Charles R. Palmer, president of the Woodland Lions Club, sponsors   of his Bensalem Township home ^Z^lU^^^I^ Cr�?S ,___j   u.u^j   u:,    d:______ Bloodmobiie at Woodland, said flamed behind him. Riempp said Robinson's bullets hit the man. Roeschen, the father of five, had terrorized the neighborhood today that donors are urgently needed if the 50-pint quota is to be realized. The Bloodmobiie will be at . .,     , ,,      .      . ., the Parish House of the Wood- for more than half an hour by ]and EUB church from 3 {q first setting fire  to rus own PHILIPSBURG - The first shipment of refinished and rebound textbooks done by the George A. Flohr Co., Philips-burg's newest industry, was sent out yesterday to the Curwensville School District. ______............r_______    The shipment was comprised caused serious |,y tnc continued discharge dur- of 725 textbooks. The books were reconditioned during the past few weeks by , . little over three hours on Wed- Over 40,000 dairy cattle may ncsday, causing a marked re-be lost this year," he said.        duction in the downstream oxy. He explained that the contin- gen content, ued drought and the loss of    He said the problem   may farm workers through the mili- have been Xurther compounded home and then threatening to kill his son Henry with a 10- p. m. Red Cross officials at Clearfield reported that due to the tary draft has problems for the dairy farmers. jng thjs   period  of  industrial Many of them are so discour- wastes into the river by Frank- aged that they are selling their ]j, Tanning Co., absorbing what herds for beef and going out of oxygen was left in the water, business. Mr. Ogden-and Charles Gum- "There has to be a way found mo, a water pollution control to get more money back to the specialist, headed the investi- dairy farmers and it would ap- gation   for   the   Pennsylvania former Morningstar pear that the only way this can Fish Commission and (he State Co. plant at 408 N the new concern, a branch of a Cincinnati, Ohio, company bearing the same name. The new firm, which now has 13 employes, is located in the Baking Front St. be done is to raise the price of Health Department. Water sam- Walter H. Rush, vice president milk," he said. pies are being analyzed at Har- who is in charge of the local Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3    P]ea,e Turn to Page 1Qi Co| 5     piease Turn t(J page     Co, 2    please Tum 1q pagc ^ Co[ ?     p]ease Turn ^ p^ ^ ^ Inside The Progress  $.     Branc||e$ |m 0fher Entertainment #. m /-
                            

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