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Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania THE PROGRESS Today's Chuckfo We hear that the Scotsmen are good at golf it that they realize the fewer tlmei they strike the ball, the longer it will BY OeORGC A-SCOTT, EDITOR OF TH6 PROGRESS j A chartered British oir- items recommended by the Sep- liner carrying 110 vacationing Britons and a crew of seven tember grand jury at its closing crashed and burned early today while coming in for a land- session Wednesday, ing at Ljubljana. Officials said at least 90 persons were jurors wound up jelled two days of work yesterday j w.. ,h. worst air disaster in Yugoslav history STcheS The four-engine Britannia turboprop crashed shortly It followed a tour of county after midnight on a flight from luton Airport, 30 miles buildings during which the jur- north of London. ors made recommendations for The plane had just cleared the several improvements to be snow-covered peaks of north considered by the court. Yugoslavia's Julian Alps which Concerning a new courthouse, rim this prosperous and modern the jurors said they feel the capital of Slovenia. It was com- county is in dire need of one ing in for a normal landing and recommended that planning when it crashed in a field near be commenced" for future con- the runway. struetion of one. The same A passengers were British recommendation has also been I niintV I 011M tourists coming to Yugoslavia made by other grand juries. VVMIIIW Will I for a late summer vacation. The following suggestions Survivors were rushed to the were offered to improve the Ljubljana hospital, which issued present building and the serv- Gaulle Says... Civil Suit Continues In Court Peace Talks Hinge On U. S. Timetable By DAVID MASON PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) Fren eh President Charles de Gaulle said today no chance of peace negotiations to end the Viet Nam war until the United States agrees to a timetable for the withdrawal of its armed forces. He told cheering Cambodians that, although the time was not yet ripe for a negotiated settlement, "short of the universe rolling toward catastrophe, a political agree- ment alone could bring back Oe Gaulle did not call for withdrawal of American forces as a prelude to 'ne- gotiations as North Viet Nom and Communist supporters have demanded said: any local or divisional railroad official is empowered to trans- act the sale of railroad proper- ty. The New York Central Rail___________ __________ road defendant in a damage an immediate' appeal for blood the of- suit brought by the F. W. Wise donations. fices- Gas Co t today "denied that Authorities in Ljubljana, 80 The installation of a micro- miles northeast of Trieste, film system for public records. rushed an investigating com- Relocating the controller's mission to the crash site. office so it is adjacent to the Ljubljana police said 80 per- treasurer's office (At present The bottled gas company is sons were killed in the crash, the controller's office is on the suing the railroad in the Clear- five others died en route to hos- second floor and thfe treasurer's field County courts for dam- pitals, and five others after ad- office on the first) agesjt claims; were The installation of better when a on which the The flown by Bri- toilet facilities and central air firm had made a down pay- tannia Airways, which operates conditioning ment was sold to another buy- charter flights for British travel Supplying the sheriffs of- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 8, Col 3 er. The land in question is located at the corner of Bridge and North Second streets where the drive-in branch of the Clearfield Trust Company is now located. The Wise Company claims it offered for the property on which it hoped to erect a bulk gas plant. A certified check for was forwarded to the railroad as a down payment and evidence in the case showed that the check was cashed Negotiations for the property continued over a two-year per- Pa., Expects Visit By Lyndon Johnson Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 By WILLIAM E. DEIBLER visit Dallastown were first re- "HARRISBURG (AP) The ported Tuesday by a Washmg- lod and before they were com- White House hasn't confirmed ton source. A reliable source in pleted, the land was sold to the it, but the word is out among Clearfield Trust Company for the residents of Dallas- town, Pa toda. "every- The Wise firm dealt with di- thing is go" for a visit by visional railroad officials whom President Johnson Saturday. "Our instructions were to go ahead and a spokes- fm _ man at the Southern York driCIpp TO VISIT County community's centennial _. ft i i headquarters said late Wednes- Cleartield County "AS far as we know, everything is go Philadelphia industrialist Mil- The Dallastown Centennial ton Shapp, Democratic candi- was ostensibly the reason why date for governor of Pennsyl- the President would consider vania, will visit Clearfield Coun- making a trip to Pennsylvania ty tomorrow. "The community can claim According to Clearfield Coun- historical ties to the President's -tv Democratic Chairman Ed L. home state of Texas "Pete" Fisher, Shapp's itiner- Dallastown, situated 30 miles ary for his visit will include. south of Harnsburg, was named an appearance on WCPA's for Gcorgc M Dallas of Penn- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 6 Three Injured In Motorcycle Accidents in Area One man was seriously injured and two others required hospital treatment as a result of two sep- arate motorcycle accidents in the area yesterday. William H Albright, 21, of Osceola Mills R. D., is in fair condition today in the Philips- burg State General Hospital with injuries suffered yesterday af- ternoon when his motorcycle "Public bV vice Wu'rsgstruck by car at Congress OKs Bill for Safety On Highways By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON land- mark safety package that would give the government broad au- thority to deal with slaughter on the nation's highways is one short step from final congres- sional approval Both unanimous approval Wednesday to the bill that would, grant the govern- ment power to set mandatory safety standards for all new buses and trucks starting with 1968 models. Power to de- velop standards for automobile tires and, eventually, the sale of used cars also is included. The House action came on a 365-0 vote, and two hours later the Senate acted by voice vote. The House also passed 360 to 3 a highway safety bill that would provide million in federal aid to help states and communities establish safety programs covering such things as vehicle inspection, driver ed- ucation, improved highway de- sign and maintenance and traf- fic control. Final approval of the highway bill is expected in the Senate to- day, sending it to the White House Some congressional sources said they expected President Johnson to sign both bills on Labor Day next Mon- day in the auto capital of De- troit But the White House has Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 Inside The Progress "The possibility and even more, the opening of such vast and difficult negotiation (to end the war) would obviously de- pend on the decisions and com- mitments which America would previously have chosen to take and enter into to repatriate its forces at an appropriate and fixed period of time." No matter bow long the war goes on, De Gaulle said, "France holds as certain that it will meet with no military solu- tion." There was no immediate com- ment 'from the State Depart- ment in Washington. De Gaulle conferred for 35 minutes Wednesday with Nguy- en Thuong, North Viet Nam's chief representative in Cam- bodia, and sounded him out on Hanoi's views. There was no indication, however, that the call for American agreement to a withdrawal timetable was based on anything the North Vietnamese told him. De Gaulle's speech in flag- decked Phnom Penh Stadium was the highlight of his three- day state visit to Cambodia, Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 Water Authority Jo Accept Bids On Storage Tank The Clearfield Municipal Au- thority voted to advertise for bids on a one-million gallon water storage tank at a. reg ular meeting this morning. The facility is designed, according to engineering studies, to com- pensate for pressure loss in some parts of the community due to the closing of Moose Creek Reservoir two summers Thailand Probe Promised By Sen. Fulbright By HARRY KELLY WASHINGTON J. W Fulbright intends to throw the 1 i m e 1 i g h t of a Senate inquiry on the American buildup in Thailand to explore whether, it carries the explosive -of an- other Viet Nam. Fulbright said he feared it might and argusd the ad- ministration _ was keeping Con- gress and the public in the dark. However, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Com- mittee said administration offi- cials were reluctant to testify on the situation at an open hear- ing. A source said that tentatively closed hearings are planned for about Sept. 19, with the commit- tee still negotiating with the ad- ministration in hopes of later staging open hearings, such as the ones on Viet Nam and China. Fulbright disclosed his plans and voiced his concern during a committee hearing Wednes- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1 Albright suffered a compound fracture of the left ankle and lacerations of the forehead and ginning at 10 a m president with President James f greeting voters on the K Polk from 18451849 streets between 11 a m and Texas was admitted to the noon unlon during the Polk Admin- attending a luncheon with istration. Dallas supported the left arm ln accident, which party leaders and other Demo- annexation, making him a pop. occurred at 4-45 p m. ular figure in the new slate Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 Johnson's tentative plans to Progress report on the Key- stone Shortway is on Page 8 Classified IS, 17 Hints From Heloise 18 Comics 19 News From Around World 8 Sports 14, 15 Obituaries 2 Hospital News ......3 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News 12, 20 Today In History, 4 Snnday School Lesson 11 The Shape of Man S Between Shafer, Prospect for Television Debates Jeopardized Philipsburg Borough Police re- ported the accident happened at the intersection of Presqueisle and Third Streets when Albright, KSMo JVSTS; fie light. Police his motor- cycle was struck by a station wagon operated by William R. Ishler, 67, of Munson, who was Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Arrangements were also made by the five-man board to inform the Pennsylvania State Depart- ment of Highways of the urgent need for action on the storage tank and to ask for a meeting with officials of that depart- ment immediately on this and related projects. Meanwhile, work will continue on the installation of larger service lines in the Boyce Street neighborhood m an attempt to correct a low pressure prob- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 Glendale Schools To Open Tuesday COALPORT The Glendale, School District will open Tues- day, Sept 6, with a faculty meet- ing at 8.30 a. m. in the Senior High School auditorium of the Coalport Center. Supervising Principal Edward B. Turchick said regular class- es will begin at 10.30 a. m. Tues- day. All cafeterias will begin serv- ing the second day of school, with the schedules and prices of meals remaining the same as last year. Dr. Turchick said. The following vacancies still exist- first grade, Coalport Elementary; first and second grade combination, Flinton Ele- mentary; fourth and fifth grade combination, Blandburg Ele- mentary; mathematics and sci- ence, Junior High School, sci- ence and social studies, Junior High School; art supervisor and vocal music instructor. On DuBois Project HARRISBURG (AP) The By VINCENT P. CAROCCI Shapp-Shafer television debates HARRISBURG (AP) The materialize as planned, prospect of televised debates "We to win Urn this fall between the stale's Swarti told newsmen during a General State Authority says it two major gubernatorial candi- recess in the hearing. is holding for further study un- dates is being jeopardized by "But, m event, you can official low bids totaling the equal-time regulations of be assured that we intend to 592 for a construction project Federal Communications Com- demand eq.ua! time if they have in DuBois, Clearfield County, mission the Shapp-Shaftr he GSA said Wednesday the This fact came to liaiht declared. bidi for a classroom and office neaday aVuw Con Maurw, attorney the DuBois campus ttttttirt wt? Associa. of the Pennsylvania State Uni- monwealtfc Court to direct the twn Broadcasters, acknowl- versity exceeded the project's the eqval time tor the November election. rofulattow are prob- Edward Swam, party'. J" WW proposed candidate tor fover- wobtem he M. Gnan, Du- nor, said that regardless of the M ''Certalnlv Mr Swartz' Gnan, of the court caw, he certainly Mr. >B- would demand equal time if Please Turn to Page 18, Col. 4 L. Kdm, ClearffeM, U. S. Planes Hammer Suspected Red Routes By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) U.S B52 bombers ham- mered suspected Communist infiltration routes in the demili- tarized zone between North and South Viet Nam Today. The planes from Guam un- loaded tons of explosives on two target areas in the buffer strip where North Vietnamese regu- lars were seen infiltrating into the South Other U.S. planes continued the pounding of North Viet Nam. Air Force pilots reported so many hits on an ammunition depot that it "looked like a fire- works display." A week-long lull in ground fighting persisted another day in South Viet Nam. The U S. command reported no signifi- cant fighting South Vietnam- ese headquarters listed only one engagement of any size. The allied commands an- nounced that enemy casualties dropped sharply last week while U.S. and South Vietnamese combat losses remained about the same. Allied spokesman 1.009 Communists were killed and 101 captured last week. This was an unexplained drop from Communists reported killed and 247 captured the previous week The U.S. command said 87 Generally fair and little change in temperature to- night and Friday. Low night in the 50s and low 60s. Sunrise Clearfield River Level Wednesday 7 p. m. 4.75 feet Today 7 a. m. 4-75 feet (station- Ckarfkld Weaker Wednesday low 62; High 92. Overnight lew 62. Please Turn to Page 18, Col. 1 Wednesday lew 51; Hif h 83; Overnfflht low 33. NEWSPAPER! ikWSPAPLJRl