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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - August 24, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Husband to wife: "Dear, if we continue to save at our present rate, at retirement we'll owe $300,000." The Progress Raactar's Tip Indiana bids to become energy center. Read story on Page 28. Vol. 60 - No. 200 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Wednesday, August 24, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY Marines Fiqht 0ver Poiitkai-Miiitary Dispute... mf Comics ................. 23 � mb - � News From Around World 8 -^^m # # # /S^B^^ H Way Into Red ... Crisis in Germany Looms Social News ...... 3, 10, 24 Jf mr   Today in History ......... 4 I m i% � m% � m mm B �__. �in *t% sta(e News Briefs..... 21 I raining Lamp # By PETER ARNETT SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - U. S. Marines fought fheir way into a Communist troop training camp 20 miles southwest of Da Nang today while others, farther north, bottled a force of North Vietnamese regulars. The Americans were reported to have killed 211 of the enemy. Their own casualties were termed light. Several hundred Leathernecks attacked the training - camp, where guerrillas and North Vietnamese army men New Plan Starts In October TiTHninri mina,ed IIUIIIIIIU A spokesman estimated the enemy totaled about a battalion -perhaps 600 men-and said the Communist fire was extremely heavy. A radio report from Lt. Col. Victor Ohanesian of New York City said his men burned 10 buildings and destroyed a large WASHINGTON (AP) - The store �f rice at the camp. A armed forces will embark in lare cave and tunnel complex October on a special training "'as uncovered, effort designer! to bring up to The Marines counted 44 Corn-required military standards munist dead, many poorly educated or physi- The other action developed in cally deficient youths. a hunt for Communists along The Pentagon provided this infiltration routes south of the starling date and listed the demilitarized zone between training bases for the program North and South Viet Nam. Secretary of Defense Robert S. Marines fought a heavy 12-hour McNamara envisioned Tuesday battle with North Vietnamese as an aid to the services as well troops overnight, as a benefit to American socie- U.S. spokesmen said 17 of the ly. enemy die.d in this fight and Men ordinarly disqualified for about 150 others were killed Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 Success INill Last... WPSX-TY Tells Story Of Clearfield's Rebirth Clearfield's industrial Renaissance was the subject of a half-hour television documentary last night which drew the conclusion that the town's success is going to last. The program, "Reinvestment for the Future," was seen on WPSX-TV, Channel 3, the educational station of Central Pennsylvania. It included interviews with nine Clearfield business leaders and scenes of area industries that led to the start of the industrial re"*? birth of the area. At the start of the program, it was pointed out that in 1960, the unemployment rate for Clearfield was 15.4 per cent, but that rate was later cut by two-thirds. S. K. Williams, president of Clearfield Furs, told the interviewer that the area was not blessed with a particular economic activity, nor had it been "very low on the depression ladder." Mr. Williams pointed out that around 1960 changes were taking place in some of Clearfield's industries. Against a background of pic- Plcase Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 Auto Workers Demonstrate At Chrysler DETROIT (AP) - Skilled United Auto Workers demonstrate today at Chrysler Corp. headquarters to protest refusal of the Big Three car makers to reopen labor contracts. The tradesmen, rejected Monday in their bid to reopen contracts In negotiate their demands for a 50-cent hourly pay raise, planned to march for four hours at the Chrysler offices. Joe Zapha, an officer of the UAW's Chrysler Local 212, said representatives of skilled workers in 22 Detroil-area locals of the UAW called for the demonstration. Only off-duty employes were being asked to participate, he said, but it was expected some skilled tradesmen might not go to work in order to participate in the demonstration. Chrysler, General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. declined Monday to discuss revamping of skilled trades wages in their contracts with the UAW. The pacts will expire Sept. 6, 1967. One concern among industry officials about any reopening of the contract was that unskilled and semiskilled production workers might also call for renegotiation of present contract wages. There are nearly 100,000 skilled workers and 600,000 other production workers in the Big Three. Plans for the demonstration were formed by the $1 an Hour Now Steering Committee," comprised of UAW skilled tradesmen. Its chairman, Christopher J. Manning, sajd: "The refusal of "T^�5fg"Three to open the wage "agreement on behalf of skilled trades has spurred the committee to further courses of action By GEORGE ARFELD BON'N, Germany (AP) - The growing row between West Ger-man military and political leaders took on crisis proportions today as a third general asked to be retired. A Defense Ministry spokesman disclosed that Maj. Gen. Guenther Paper, commander of the Third Military Region, has asked to be relieved of his command because he disagreed with a Defense Ministry decision allowing servicemen to join a labor union. The row threatened to topple Defense Minister Kai Uwe von Hasscl and reach into the office of Chancellor Ludwig Erhard. The dispute took on new urgency Tuesday as Gen. Heinz Trettner, 58. commander in chief of the armed forces, asked to be retired, saying he objected to Von Hasscl's decision of Aug. 2 to allow soldiers, airmen and sailors to join the Public Services and Transport Workers Union. The disclosure by the Defense Ministry of Trettner's request came a day after the ministry suspended the air force chief, Lie. Gen. Werner Panitzki. for criticizing the government and its purchase of the air force*s crash-prone F104G Starfighlcrs. Panitzki charged the plane pur- chase was inspired by politicians and said the Defense Ministry needed to be reorganized. German political observers viewed the row swirling around the two generals as a crucial clash between the military and ruling politicians, who have made great efforts to keep the 430.000- member armed forces under their control since the country was allowed to rearm in the middle '50s. "When, of the four most important generals, two handed in their resignation in protest against the attitude of their ministers, it is high lime that the chancellor and the Bundestag determine if the minister is in command of the situation," said Helmut Schmidt, deputy Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1 SCHOLARSHIP WINNER - Bonnie Burns of Clearfield R. D., recipient of the second highest scholarship presented by the National Elks Foundation, is shown receiving official notification of the award as well as a tape recorder, gift of the Clearfield Lodge No. 540, from Exalted Ruler Joseph Waroquier at the lodge last night. DuBois Plant Shortway Work Plans Advanced DUBOIS - This city is proceeding with plans to construct a water filtration plant near Home Camp and the State Highway Department is moving ahead with plans to build two sections of the Keystone Shortway in that section of Clearfield County. Both actions came as a result of a meeting Monday night between city officials and Wilbur C. Webb, deputy secretary of state highways, John Rezzolla, a department attorney, and two representatives from the U. S. Bureau of Roads.-- Shapp Expense In County To Be Audited Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 6 Fair tonight and Thursday. Cooler tonight with little temperature change Thursday. Low tonight 46 to 54. Sunrise 6:31-Sunset 7:56 Clearfield River Level Tuesday 7' p. m. - 5.05 feet (stationary); Today 7 a. m. - 5.05 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather Tuesday low 52; High 78; Overnight low 58. Mid - State Airport Tuesday low 55; High 70; Overnight low 49. Five - Day Forecast Aug. 25-29: Little if any, rainfall and continued cool, with temperatures averaging five to eight degrees below the normal highs of 77 to 81 and lows of 59 to 60. Curwensville Police Checking Burglary CURWENSVILLE - Curwensville police are investigating a burglary at the Irvin Park refreshment stand in which cigarettes, confections and other food items were'taken. The police said the burglary occurred some time between 4 p. m. Monday and 9 a. m. Tuesday. Anyone that might have any information leading to the solution of the crime is asked to call the Curwensville police. The stand is owned by the Curwensville Lions Club and this year is under the management of Paul Eichenlaub. Clearfield R. D. Boy fair After Running Into Car A nine-year-old Clearfield R. D. boy is listed in fair condition in the Clearfield Hospital where he is being treated for injuries suffered when he ran into the side of a moving car yesterday afternoon. The youngster, Randy Scott Mitchell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Woodling, suffered a fractured lower right leg, cuts of the leg and mouth, brush burns and an injury to the left arm. Stale police said Elmer C. Laird, 46, of West Decatur R. D. 1, was traveling west on Route 879. About one mile east of Clearfield he came over the crest of a hill when the boy came out from behind some Cooper Planners Ask for Signs At State Park KYLERTOWN - The Cooper Township Planning Commission Monday made a recommendation to have signs erected near Black Moshannon State Park to direct motorists to Winburne, Kylertown and Munson. It was stated that many persons from outside the township need such directional signs to guide them to Keystone Short-way construction projects and the attraction of the highway bridge at Viaduct. Appreciation was voiced for Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 BULLETIN HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov. Scranton signed "with pleasure" today the $1,259 billion general appropriations bill which will take care of 90 per cent of state spending in fiscal 1966-67. Scranton did not use his "item line" veto power as he did last year. Second Highest in Nation ... Clearfield Graduate Wins Elks Scholarship When it comes to scholarships, Bonnie Burns has won her share - a National Merit grant, county grant and now, the second highest National Elks Foundation grant for this year. Announcement of her receiving the third grant was made last night at a meeting of Clearfield BPO Elks Lodge No. 540. Bonnie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Burns of Clearfield R. D., accepted the -_____- scholarship last night. since she is interested in psy- "It's a nice scholarship and ch0i0r,v ajso I'm really glad to have it . . . -s ' thc first person l'm very grateful to the Elks sponsorcd by the Clearfield . . . I never expected it,' Bou- Lodge to get a Nalionai Foun. n'e sa'd' dation scholarship, and her cn- The Elks scholarship is val- try was ratcd seconfi in tne ued at 31,400. nation. The first award is valued A 1966 graduate of Clearfield at $j 500 Area High School, Bonnie will ^ foundation is a perman- enter Bucknell University at ent Xrusl Fund established by Lewisburg on Sept. 10 as a the Grand Lodge constitution. chemistry major. But, she's not - sure she'll stay with chemistry Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Meanwhile, it was reported yesterday that State Highway Secretary Henry Harral has accepted the recommendation of Stanton C. Funk, district engineer at Clearfield, that t h e Shortway bridge across the DuBois Reservoir he built at the level originally planned. Thus, the bridge will be built at a height which will allow for any future expansion of the reservoir. Mcanwhie, a court hearing on an objection filed by the city to a declaration of taking filed by the Highway Department was postponed indefinitely yesterday. The Department had made the legal move to lake land needed in the reservoir area for construction of Sections 25 and 26 of the Short- Please Turn to Page 8, Col! 2 GOP Picks Up 73, Democrats Get 21 In Voter Registration In one of the best responses yet during special voter registration in Clearfield County, a total of 94 new voters were registered last night at Osceola Mills and Grampian. The Republicans continued to set the pace by attracting 73 of the new voters to their side. Al Osceola Mills the number of new voters was 50, with 46 of them registering Republican. Twenty-seven Republicans and 17 Democrats registered at Grampian for a total of 44. Last night's registration was thc last of the field visits by registrars scheduled in the county with the exception of DuBois on Sept. 10 and 17. The deadline for registering is Sept. 19. HARRISBURG (AP) - Dauphin County Court hopes to complete today the audit of 10 more primary campaign expense accounts filed by various local Shapp for Governor committees. Committees from Lycoming, Erie, Clearfield, Fayette, Bradford, Clinton, Jefferson, Cameron and Montgomery counties are scheduled for audit today. The court audited the accounts of seven counties the past two days, completing Luzerne, Franklin, Mercer and Northumberland counties Tuesday. But the highlight of Tuesday's session came when the court rejected a motion to dismiss a taxpayer's petition to audit the account of "Arthur Boyle and Kclley Committee." The issue focused on two checks of $5,000 each made out by Milton Shapp, the Demo-Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 Coalport Serviceman Serving Near Pleiku PLEIKU, Vict Nam - Army Pfc. Clarence E. Cree, 20, whose father, Clarence J. Cree, lives at Coalport, Pa., was assigned to the 119th Aviation Company near Pleiku, July 30. Cree, a clerk, entered the Army in Oclober 1965, and was last assigned at Ft. Ord, Calif. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 8 Bells on Cash Registers Ring ... Back-to-School Crowd Will Spend $3 Billion By SALLY RYAN AP Business News Writer NEW YORK (AP) - School bells are ringing bells on cash registers for the nation's merchants. The back-to-school crowd pays more than $3 billion each year for Batman lunch boxes, Beatles writing tablets, plum hiprider skirts, the longest dipping all the way down to the top of the knee; white texture hose, long dazzling earrings, honey-hued corduroy jeans, red stretch tights, ---plaid school bags and fake Two County Youths Returned From South To Face Court Action Pittsburgh Area Milk Price Hiked By Commission PITTSBURGH (AP) - The state Milk Control Commission increased by one and one-half cents a quart today the retail price of milk in the Pittsburgh marketing area. The commission said the new price will be a ceiling. Previously the commission had imposed only minimum prices. Inflationary trends nationally and increased costs necessitated the boost, the commission said. In the same order, the commission said farmers will receive $6.15 a hundredweight for Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 The southbound trip of two fur hassocks. It's the biggest thing next to Christmas for the stores. Take a look at a few school girl figures: Eugene Gilbert Youth Research, in a study for Seventeen juveniles in a stolen pick-up magazine, sampled 5.8 million truck came to an abrupt end high school girls last year and this week when they were ar- another 618,000 who were off for rested at Georgetown, S. C, their first year of college. and returned to Clearfield County. The college girls spent a total of $289,277,000, an average of State police from the DuBois $468.07 each, the survey indi-Substation said the boys, aged cated. The high school girls av- 70 Pints Collected In Bloodmobile Visit To Philipsburg Area PHILIPSBURG - Seventy pints of blood, 45 under the 115-pinl quota, were collected here yesterday by the Red Cross Bloodmobile. John E. Lux, blood donor recruitment chairman, emphasized that a lot of help will be needed during the next several visits to overcome this deficiency and to prevent a cut-back being made on the stock of blood supplied to the Philips- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 HARMONY 4-H SWEET CORN CLUB members are all smiles as Edward McKee accepts the Clearfield Kiwanis Club's trophy awarded the outstanding 4-H Sweet Corn Club of the year at last night's annual roundup held at the Greenwood Hunting Camp near Curwensville. Making the presentation is John K. Reilly Jr., president of the Kiwanis Club. Other members of the Harmony club are,, left to right, first row: John Young, Vinc� Weaver; second row: James Byers, Donna Hughes, Nancy Greene, Carl McKee, Kenneth Hughes and Roger Stauffer; third row: Joseph Harkleroad, Phillip Brothers, John Weaver, Ronald Owens, Larry Stauffer and Lewis Green Jr., club leader. (Agricultural Extension Service Photo) Harmony Club Wins Kiwanis Corn Trophy With 12 of its 19 members winning blue ribbons, the Harmony 4-H Sweet Corn Club captured the Clearfield Kiwanis Club trophy in competition against eight other clubs at the annual roundup sponsored by the Kiwanians at Greenwood Hunting Camp near Curwensville last night. Harmony succeeds the Pine Grove 4-H Club as the trophy winner. Finishing second in the annual competition was Pleasant Grove, while Berwinsdale was third, Salem fourth and Pine Grove fifth. Other clubs in the competition were Hepburnia, Bigler, Mt. Joy-Mt. Zion and Graham Township. Each of the 84 boss and girls in the nine clubs submitted six ears of sweet corn they had grown this year for the judging by Robert Fletcher, vegetable specialist of The Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Fletcher told the club members, their leaders and Kiwanians following the judging that he was "pleased to see the quality of corn exhibited." "I think it is getting better each year," he added, "as a whole the quality was real good." Indicative of the quality ' of the corn exhibited was the fact that all except one exhibit re- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1