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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - August 29, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania \ Today's Chuckle Small boy's prayer: Give us this day our day in bed. The Progress Reader's Tip "The Washington Scene" spot-lights Humphrey and politics . .. on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 204 DuBois Teacher Indicted Grand Jury Approves Murder, Rape Charge In Girl's Slaying The September grand jury this morning indicted Jon E. Yount, 28-year-old DuBois Area High School teacher, on charges of both murder and rape in connection with the slaying of 18-year-old Pamela Sue Rimer of Luthcrsburg R. D. last April 28. The 25 jurors were in deliberation about an hour before approving both charges. Yount, accompanied by his attorney, David Blakeley, appeared for arraignment before the grand jury shortly after 9 a.m. Both the defense and the Commonwealth were given an opportunity to question the jurors but both declined. After a lengthy charge by Judge John A. Cherry, the jurors retired at 10:15 a. m. to consider the evidence presented by the district attorney's office. At 11:30 o'clock they returned to the courtroom and William J, Mackereth of Clearfield, jury foreman, announced that both charges had been approved. Yount, who sat at the defense table while the jury's decision was announced, is scheduled to go to trial the week of Sept. 26, He talked to his attorney, Mr. Blakely, briefly before being led from the courtroom under guard by Sheriff William Char-ney and state police. He was not handcuffed. Yount came into the state police substation at DuBois the morning following the murder and told the police, "1 think I'm the man you're looking for." Pamela Sue's body had been found the previous night in a thicket along the dirt road leading from the school bus stop to her home. She had been stabbed many times in the head and neck and a stocking was wrapped around her neck. The girl was a student of Yount's in an accelerated math class. The indictment of Yount took up most of this morning's opening sessipn of the September Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, August 29, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY OFF ON RECORD FLIGHT - Balloonist Tracy Branes of Chester, S. C. is shown lifting off from Tarentum near Pittsburgh last week as he neared the last leg of a cross-country flight which included a stop in Clearfield County Friday. This scene was duplicated yesterday near Allemans, on the Clearfield-Cambria County line, when Barnes resumed his flight, which has included a record 25,000 feet in altitude, sub-zero temperatures and 75-mile-per-hour winds. He expects to land somewhere on the east coast in a few days to claim another record, for crosscountry balloon flight. (AP Wirephoto) Two Down in Gulf N.Viet Boats Sunk Return Planned Tonight... Red Guard Demonstrates... Chinese Youths Calmed By Official Warnings Mine Accident Claims Life Of Commodore Man GLEN CAMPBELL - A Commodore R. D. 1 miner died Saturday morning of injuries suffered in an accident at the Bear Run mine of the Friel-Marshall Coal Mining Co. near here. George Walter Sheesley, 49, was pronounced dead at Adrian Hospital, Punxsutawney a short time after the accident at 12:20 a. m. Jefferson County Coroner Paul A. Evans attributed death to a broken neck and Other injuries, sustained when Sheesley, a foreman at the mine, reportedly became entangled in a conveyor belt. The victim had resided at Glen Campbell until three months ago when the family moved to Commodore R. D. 1. He is survived by his wife, five children and seven brothers and sisters. Funeral services were held today from the Gardner Funeral Home at Glen Campbell, with interment in the Lakelawn Cemetery at Reynoldsville. By JOHN RODERICK TOKYO (AP) - Thousands of young Red Guards demonstrated in front of the Soviet Embassy in Peking today but heeded official warnings against violence. Japanese newsmen reported from the Chinese capital that tens of thousands of young Chinese marched on the embassy shouting "antirevisionist" slogans. Chinese leaders accuse the Russians of revising Communist ideology. However, the demonstrators - in contrast to the rowdiness of recent days - were orderly. The official Peking People's Daily said the Red Guards and other demonstrators have heeded official calls to maintain discipline. Red Guards planned two days of demonstrations in front of the embassy as the current purge swept across China and into Lhasa, the ancient capital of Tibet. Large portraits of Marx, Len- in, Stalin and Mao Tze-lung faced the Soviet Embassy building as the Red Guards prepared to rename the street leading to the embassy. Known as the Street of the Prince's Well, it is being renamed Prevent Revisionism Street. The Soviet government lodged an "emphatic" protest with the Chinese Embassy in Moscow over the weekend charging hooliganism outside the Soviet Em- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Mostly fair and warm through Tuesday. Mild tonight, low in the 50s. Sunny Tuesday, high 82 to 88. Sunrise 6:36-Sunset 7:48 Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. m. - 4.95 feet (stationary); Today 7 a. m. - 4.90 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Sunday low 58; High 90; Overnight low 62. Mid - State Airport Sunday low 49; High 81; Overnight low 50. Five - Day Forecast For Aug. 30 - Sept. 3: Temperature will average three to five degrees above normal daily highs of 74 to 77 and lows of 55 to 56. Cooler mid - week and warmer near the end. Scattered showers, occurring mainly in the later part of the week, are expected to average one-half inch. No One ln\ured, Damage $435 In Boro Crashes Three weekend traffic accidents were reported in Clearfield Borough. All three happened Saturday night. The first, at 6:35 p. m. was a hit-and-run accident on South West Third Avenue. A 1965 sedan, owned by John B. Stanley, 15 S. W. Third Ave., was parked along the street. Mr. Stanley told police he heard a scraping noise and saw a black sedan hit his car and continue toward Gulich Avenue. Mr. Stanley reported the car then turned right on Gulich Avenue toward Hyde. Assistant Police Chief Blair Heichel said witnesses reported a pickup truck-homemade camper combination in the area at the time of the accident. Assistant Chief Heichel has asked that any one seeing either the black car or the truck-camper to call the police at 765-7881. Damage was estimated at $35. A Williamsport driver, 23-year-old Kenneth W. Komonczi, was arrested for driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs following the second accident, a two-car collision on Daisy Street near East 13th Street. Patrolman Fred Wisor said Komonczi was unable to give Please Turn lo Page 6, Col. 2 Police Search For Runaway Clearfield Boy BULLETIN Clearfield Borough police said late this morning that Charles Baney had been located -at Madera. No additional details were immediately available. Police are looking for a 14-year-old runaway boy, who left his home at the rear of 115 Fulton St.. Clearfield, at 5:35 p. m. Sunday and has not been heard from since. The boy, Charles Baney, whose nickname is "Lucky," is described as being about 5 feet tall and weighing between 90 and 95 pounds. When last seen he was wearing white corduroy dress pants and a white, short-sleeved shirt with an insignia on it. Shapp Scheduled To Address Rally At Centre Hall Milton Shapp, Democratic candidate for governor, will be the principal speaker at the annual Democratic Rally Wednesday at the Grange Fair, Centre Hall. Prior to arriving at the fair, Shapp will be the guest of honor at a public luncheon-reception at the Penn Belle Hotel in Bellefonte. The rally will commence at the bandstand on the fairgrounds at 7:30 p. m. It will be preceded by a concert by the. Penns Valley High School band. Other speakers will be: Jo Hays, candidate for the state senate from the 34th District, Guardsmen Shield Milwaukee March By KEN HARTNETT MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) - Civil rights marchers, shielded by National Guard bayonets from screaming and taunting throngs of whites, picketed in suburban Wauwatosa Sunday night for the 10th night in a row. The marchers, who returned to Milwaukee with hundreds of battle - dressed guardsmen on all sides, plan to go back again tonight to Wauwatosa - the suburb dubbed the "City of Homes." "It wouldn't take much to touch it off," said Adj. Gen. Ralph Olson, commander ---- of the Wisconsin National - i Guard. "All it would take is .... B ^, Firebomb Burns �rrr ,., Whites Snout produced no violence and only a f� � III" � handful of arrests. The 477 f|\ t |"l f I 3ix in Illinois %zr%�r& s Brutality In Warren P. Knowles had failed Negro District Chicago Lawn By FRANK S. JOSEPH standby basis pending today's By WILUAM j C0N\VAY WAUKEGAN, III. (AP) - A d^el�Pmcnts- CHICAGO (AP) - Two homemade gasoline firebomb .K"?wl" must decide today liccmc|1 scizcd a hare.(.hcsled smashed inlo an automobile "hethcr to send them back into heckIor ., ,h(, a)|whitc ch,cag0 Sunday night and burned six , , , Lawn community, rushed him passengers during the peak of 'We re going back because l0 a patroI wagon and boosted the third night of rioting in a we have a problem out there," him insicje The white crowd Negro district. said Nate Harwell, 22. publicity sh,uied: "Brutalitv." Sixty-three persons, most of chairman for the Milwaukee Twenty-four days earlier them Negroes, were arrested. Youth Council of the National poijce snut 0ff a gUshing fire Police Chier Walter Riley said Association for the Advance- hydrant in a West Side Negro 400 to 500 Negroes spilled into went of Colored People. "Judge neighborhood and arrested eight South Genesee Street, a com- Cannon has got to bend." persons, an incident that kin- mercial artery in the heart of The council's protests against died three nights of rioting The the South East neighborhood, membership by Circuit Judge Negro crowd"shouted: "Brutali- and stoned passersby, smashed Robert C. Cannon in the al- ty > windows and tossed firebombs, legedly racially restricted Fra- Lt John Harris commander Capt. J.W. Johnson said, "The ternal Order of Eagles reached of tnc Excessive Force Unit of worst thing I saw was those an emotional peak Sunday night lhe Police Department's Inter-people who were burnt. There - the 10th night of picketing in nai investigations Division has were little kids with their flesh Cannon's tree-lined neighbor- u sergeant.s-8 Negro and 6 coming off and women scream- n��d of expensive brick and wh;te _ who check into reports ing." stone homes. of brutalitv. The firebomb victims were MaJ- Gen. John Dunlap, com- Supt 0.W Wilson set up the Gabriel Albarran, 57; his wife, mander of the 32nd Infantry unil May 10 1965 for that Mary, 52; their children, Jesus, Division. National Guard, esti- ciric purpose 15, and Esther, 6; and Jose Lo- mated that 2,000 to 3,500 persons jn t|lc firsl ycar }iarrjs sajd pez, 50, and his wife, Nemesia, jammed sidewalks and curb- in an interviow the a�ency ro- p, . Tnrn ,, - r . , sides " the Predominantly Ne- ceived 687 compiajn,s.'The alle- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 gr0 band of 200 marchers gations, he said, were sustained _ ~ "'alk 7 0f-state visitors hailed from New Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 AP Picture Page ....... 14 York and Washington stales. Channel Blocking Fails Bv ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - U.S. planes caught four North Vietnamese torpedo boats in the Gulf of Tonkin today, sank two and damaged the other Iwn. a spokesman said. In South Vict Nam, the Viet Cong made two unsuccessful attempts lo block the chief shipping channel between Saigon and the sea. One explosion near a U.S. Navy minesweeper caused no casualties and only minor damage lo the ship. Sunday a Communist mine sank a small South Vietnamese minesweeper in the Long Tao Channel but the ship went down near the river bank, leaving the waterway open to traffic. Last Tuesday a Communist mine sank the American cargo ship Baton Rouge Victory in the same channel with a loss of seven lives. U.S. and other allied ground forces engaged in only minor skirmishes with the enemy after a weekend of light fighting, but the South Vietnamese reported killing 73 Viet Cong in two engagements. A company of about 150 South Vietnamese militiamen took moderate losses in an ambush near the Cambodian border northeast of Saigon and claimed 14 Communists were killed. In the air-sea battle in the Gulf of Tonkin, three of the Communist torpedo boats were spotted early today 70 miles southeast of Haiphong by fighter-bombers from the carrier Constellation. The Navy pilots reported they were fired on whih making identification passes. After three attacks, they reported sinking one PT boat and damaging the other two. A few hours later, two Navy planes reported a torpedo boat fired on them from an area of coastal islands northeast of Haiphong. The Navy A4 Skyhawk attacked with rockets and cannon and reported the North Vietnamese boat sank in flames. In the river attack near Saigon, a Viet Cong mine exploded 15 feet from the U.S. minesweeper, a 57-foot craft with a crew of six. The crew reported receiving small-arms and auto- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 District Road Toll This Year Accidents ............ 478 Injured ........... 2!I5 Damages ....... $230,375 Deaths.........13 Deaths Elsewhere ____ 2 A Year Ago Accidents ............ 157 Injured ............. 351 Damages ........ $317,500 Deaths .10 Deaths Elsewhere ____ 1 Humphrey Will Help By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey expects Sen. Robert F. Kennedy lo be a "great help to lhe Democratic parly" in this year's election campaign. Humphrey said lie can'l account for the public opinion polls which seem to indicate that the New York Democrat has greater political popularity al the moment than President Johnson. But lhe vice president added: "I would expect that President Johnson will be the Democratic candidate in 19B8 and I expect him to win the election. 1 hope to be the vice-presidential candidate." Former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, a potential candidate for the 10G8 Republican presidential nomination, attributed Kennedy's strong showing in lhe polls to "a combination of money, hard work, publicity and organization." He has sug- Says RFK Democrats gested that Johnson might dump Humphrey and take Kennedy on the 1968 ticket. Nixon and Humphrey, who will be among the most active campaigners for their parties in this year's elections, answered questions about the issues put to them separately by The Associated Press. Humphrey said the economic boom is likely lo dull the impact of inflation on the voters. Nixon said the high cost of living could be a more important issue than the Viet Nam war. While the vice president discounter! (lie political effect of lhe Aiian conflict nn lhe voters, Nixon said Republicans would benefit from "the deep division within the Democratic party over the war effort." Rioting in some cities may develop a backlash against local officials (mostly Democrat ir) but not against national candi- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Security Tight In Somaliland After Rioting DJIBOUTI, French Somali-land (AP) - Security was tightened today in restive French Somaliland to prevent recurrence of last week's bloody independence riots when President Charles de Gaulle returns tonight en route to Cambodia. Pierre Billotte, French secretary of slate for overseas territories, broadcast an appeal for calm and reconciliation among dissident elements in France's last remaining African territory. Billotte also conferred with Ahmed Idress Moussa, leader of the Parti du Mouvemenl Populate which sparked many of the independence demonstrations. They resulted in 4 dead and 70 injured. Billotte, left behind to investigate the riots, accused the neighboring Somali Republic of exploiting unrest in the colony. He said he believed local malcontents chose De Gaulle's visit lo publicize dissatisfaction with "the manner in which they were governed locally." De Gaulle has stood fast against the independence demands. After the riots, he declared change could come only under democratic conditions Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 EARTH AS SEEN FROM THE MOON - This is the first picture of the Earth taken from the vicinity of the moon. U. S. scientists said the photo was taken Aug. 23 from the Lunar Orbiter &pace vehicle, 240,000 miles from the planet. In the background is the Earth with the East Coast of the United States in the upper left, southern Europe toward the dark side at right, and Antarctica at the bottom. Surface of the moon, in foreground, shows craters. Horizontal lines were formed where transmission strips were fitted together to form whole picture. (AP Wirephoto via cable from Madrid) Damage Totals $110 In Barn Fire at Hyde HYDE - Damage was estimated at $110 in a fire last nijjht in the barn of the Robert Barr farm near Hyde. Hyde Volunteer firemen answered an alarm at 10:45 p.m. after some children playing near the barn noticed the blaze. Damage was confined to a storage bin inside the barn, with estimates of $50 to the building and $60 to the contenls of the bin. mostly hand tools. The blaze was attributed to defective wiring. Firemen were on the scene for aboul 45 minutes. 97
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