Tuesday, September 6, 1966

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Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle rates are tor young If they're so recktew, wfcy don't they married? THE PROGRESS Reader's Tip Emphysema is fastest grow- Ing erippler in U. S. See Page 5. wvfjiviiiQvr o South Africa Prime M Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Clearfield's Float Parade Prize Winners f S White Assassin Stabs Verwoerd By ROftlRT N. LINDSAY Curwensville Clothing Workers had youngsters in outdoor scene. Ph.'lipsburg Clothing Workers Local had a summer garden scene. Clearfield "CB Radio Club float played music from this giant radio. At Cleorfield... Labor Day Filled With Band Sound Labor Day at Clearfield was appropriately called "Musi, cal Soundoff starting with the sound of many high bands in a morning parade and closing with the music of crack drum and bugle corps in competition at the Driving Park. K "lebration of the United Labor Coun- cil of Clearfield County was climaxed by the corps contest, wh.ch was attended by some Six corps from all over Pennsylvania com- peted for in prizes. When the 2V4-hour show was over, the Westshoremen-Bonnie Scots of Mechanicsburg was selected as the best of the six Printing float empha sized its own trade school. Inside The Progress Classified Ads 12, 13 Hints From Heloise ......8 Comics 15 News From Around World 2 Sports 10, n Obituaries.............. 2 Hospital News 3, 13 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News ie Today in History i It's Open House At Cheese Plant St. f ranch Has New Principal, Opens Tomorrow "-v-wv WJL I.IIG OU and awarded first place honors The Westshoremen, largest of the corps to appear last night, St. Francis School at Clear- the Prize field will open tomorrow with aw_arded by the Labor Council. a new principal, Sister Maria Westshoremen finished Corde, and five new faculty Wllh a score of 78-20- a scor- mcmbers system which starts at 100 d6' lhe areas and Sister Maria Corde spent the summer pursuing studies m sec- ondary administration at Du- quesne University, Pittsburgh. Sister Basilla, who is return- ing as assistant principal and will teach French and Latin, spent this summer in extended studies m French composition, Second linguistics and literature at Laval University, Quebec. Sister Maurice, music teacher and directress of the glee club, participated in a workshop for piano teachers at the New School for Music Study, Wash- ington, D. C. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Clearfield Authority To Flush Hydrants Clearfield Municipal Authori- ty workmen vvill resume flush- ing of fire hydrants throughout the community tonight, Benja- min R. Bodle. Authority man- ager, reported this morning. The clean-out program be- gan a week or two ago, with special attention given to hy- drants in those sections where discolored or turbid water was reported by customers. The rain of the past week end brought the water level in Mont- gomery Dam over spillway, and it was decided to complete the hydrant work while there is an overflow in the reservoir. The work will begin each evening at 7 p. m. so that cus- tomers will not be inconvenienc- ed during hours of peak day- time use. and n i general fect- in the this order 68.68; third, Vern-Acklin Cavaliers, Ver- fourth, The Meadville, 62 40' S200, The Cadets, Sharps- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 CURWENSVILLE It's open house tomorrow here at Clear- field Cheese Co., Inc., the na- tion's second ranking processor of cheese and cheese products. Guided tours of the plant and plant offices on Meadow Street will be conducted from to 5 p. m. and from 6 to 8 p, m. All departments will be work- ing during the open house. The observance coincides with the 25th year of operations. The company began in 1941 with only five employes. Today, in addi- tion to the parent company at Curwensville, there are pfants at Clinton, Mo., Marathon, Wis., Wellsville, Utah, and Murfrees- boro, Franklin and Tullahoma, Tenn. Lyman O. Langford, general manager of Clearfield Cheese, said special invitations have been extended to area service clubs and organizations. Visitors to the plant will be able to see the step-by-stcp Court Recesses After Settlement In Traffic Case The September term of Clear- field County court was recessed this morning until Thursday af- ter a settlement was reached in the case started last Friday. It was a trespass suit brought by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hum- mel Osceola Mills R. D., against Mrs. Gloria Yarger Reams, also of Osceola Mills R. D. The case arose out of a traf- fic accident in May of 1964. The Hummels were seeking compensation for injuries suf- fered by them and their son and for damges caused to their panel truck, owned by Mr Hummel's father, Lloyd Hum- mel of State College. Please Turn to -Page 6, Col. 3 Shofer Will Launch District Records 13 Accidents Over Holiday dnk d'ed the hands of stabbed Verwoerd as he sat in edo kmfe into, of South Africa's white supremacy ru.e, then .tabbed him twice more as he slumped on his desk blood gushing from the wounds. A pool of blood formed on the green carpet- ing. Horrified members of Parlia- ment quickly subdued the as- sailant. Verwoerd, 64, was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital. The senior Cabinet minister, Theophilus Donges who be- came acting prime minister announced the leader's death to Parliament a little more than an hour later. Donges identified 'the assassin as a temporary messenger in Parliament. He said the as- sailant was under arrest but that his motives were not known. The South African Press As- sociation said it understood the assassin was of Greek descent. Appealing to the nation to re- main calm, Donges said the Cabinet would continue its nor- mal work and the police "would leave no stone unturned to get to the bottom of this das- tardly deed." He said the pub- lic should not speculate or "lose their heads." Verwoerd's death, in the most notorious political assassination since that of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, promises no change in South Africa's apar- theid policy. His Nationalist party will pick the new prime minister. The attack came suddenly before members knew what was happening. Galleries were fill- ins with spectators. The man was dressed in the black and green uniform of a Parliament messenger, and members took it for granted he Was on official duty. Members of Parliament grap- pled with him and pinned him to the floor. He was removed from the chamber. The attack, the second on Verwoerd since he became prime minister in 1958, came just two days before his 65th birthday. Several doctors who Prijne Minister Verwoerd LBJ Draws Big Crowds On Midwest Tour By FRANK CORMIER WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- begun his offi- an Nam tour ,5nd en' Viet few jarring vT SWing lrough .Mlch'pn and Ohio. But s standpoint, the dearly were ln the ma' ed si i Thursday _, Philipsburg Substation Saturday Elsewhere, in Clearfield County, police report- accidents, no injuries and some dam- Two of the accidents occurred near Bigler one on Sat urday afternoon and one on Sunday afternoon ok-i- u M' Courson of Hatboro, was taken to the of Bigler. He was treated and released. He was a passenger in a car operated by his wife, Grace E. Courson, 54. The car skidded and went out of control during a heavy rainstorm and struck the guard fence. Damage to the car was set at S275 p. m. Sunday, Loreen _ are spccch' a re Packed fairgrounds in racially Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 tense Ohio, was inter- rupted twice when some of his supporters scuffled with antiwar demonstrators. The shoving and pushing matches, about 50 yards in front of Johnson's platform, did not in themselves interrupt the chief cutive's 'words. Instead, he Balloonist Hits Power Lines But Escapes Injury YORK, try, crashed into high tension ripped apart School Begins Tomorrow for Clearfield Area HARRISBURG (AP) _ The gubernatorial campaign of Re- publican Lt. Gov. Raymond P. Shafer will be launched Thurs- day night with a statewide tele- cast from Pittsburgh. His headquarters here said Shafer would be introduced by Gov. Scranton at the start of the half-hour program, scheduled for p. m. Shafer has scheduled a speech in Harrisburg Wednesday ar- ranged by the Pennsylvania Citizens for Shafer Committee The 1966-67 school term will open tomorrow in the Clearfield Area District schools with a regular schedule of classes. Elwood L. Rohrbaugh, super intendent, announced this morn- eided to descend from 8 m feet a refueung opera.ion. fered Jnjuries in a one-car ac- cident near Bigler. acc'dent on Route 153 oc- ing that students will follow the one-half east of the intersection when the Moore car rounded a slight and skidded on the wet highway. The car ran off the road, struck an embankment same opening hour as in pre- vious years, with buses follow- ing their usual schedule and stops. cafeteria" lunches 'this'year wTll mail and be priced at 35 cents The caf- f ,cuhcrt Both occupants were etenas will be ,n operation from r Slate the opening day on by a passing motorist. They were treated and released. Damage to the auto- In Weekend Swamping Area Gets Almost 4 Inches of Rain Bombers Pound Demilitarized Zone... U. S. Air Offensive Returns To Full Fury in Viet Nam Today, the entire professional staff of the district met in the Senior High School building for a pre-opening conference Following greetings and an- nouncements by Mr. Rohrbaugh Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Falls By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON. South Viet Nam (AP) Giant B52 bombers rained bombs on Communist positions in the zone today, and the U.S. air of- fensive over North Viet Nam returned to full fury. American pilots flew a near- record 152 attack missions against the North Monday. They reported shootin? up three rail- road trains carrying war sup- plies and knocking out numer- ous 1 rucks. TT.S. Marines reported killing 26 Communist soldiers in a day- fisjht against an entrenched enemy battalion southwest of Da Nang. It was the only ma- jor ground contact reported. The high-altitude B52s from Guam struck two targets in the six-mile-wide buffer zone be- tween North and South Viet Nam while the Saigon govern- ment filed an urgent request to the International Control Com- mission to inspect ihe area. As the B52s pounded the zone for the sixth time sinct- July 20. South Vietnamese Foreign Min- ister Tran Van Do offered air transportation to {he area more than 400 miles north of Saigon so commission officials could verify '-the presence of armed elements of the North Vietnam- ese 324B Division and antiair- craft positions." He told a news conference his government wants to show al- lied forces are operating near the zone and bombing it only in self-defense The created by the 1954 Geneva Con- ference, which brought tempo- rary peace to Indochina. One wave of B52s hit at A North Vietnamese infiltration route in the and another unloaded bombs on a Commit- nKt base camp there, a U.S. spokesman reported. In the raids against the North, Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 District Road Toll This Year Accidents Injured Deaths Deaths Elsewhere A Year Ago Accidents In juri'd 364 Elsewhere Please Turr to Page 6, Col. 2 Centre Commissioners Table Library Plan, OK Philipsburg Funds BELLEFONTE The Centre County Commissioners, meeting this morning tabled action on a proposal to make the Centre County Library the official li- brary of the county. At present, the library is not so recognized and the addition- al money the county would con- tribute, would make the Belle- fonte institution eligible for more state aid than it now re- ceives. Among other items of busi- ness, the proved a liquid fuel tax allocation to Philipshurg Bor- ough The Commissioners also decided that the county will help pay the burial expenses of Viet Nam war victims. Saturday to 7 p. m. Sunday. Precipitation at Clearfield was measured at 3 85 inches. This was .14 of an inch more than the combined total for the entire month of August The heaviest deluge camp Sat- urday night and carlv Sunday morning At 7 a. m Sundav the ram gauge at Clearfield had registered 2.38 inches. Only 2 75 inches was measur- ed at the Curwensxillp Dam Ail but .28 of an inch fell flu; mg a 12 hour period ended at a. m. Sunday. At fimcs streets took on the appearance of small streams storm drains either became blocked by debris or were fill- ed lo capacity. A spokesman for the State Highways Department said some maintenance ciews were called out Sunday to open Plugged drains along area high ways. KWSPAPERl Partly cloudy and cool- er tonight, iow 45 to 54. Fair and continued cool Wednesday. Sunrise 6.44-Sunset 7.35 Clearfield Rivor Level Monday 7 p. m. 5.30 feet Today 7 a m. 5.25 feet Clearfield Monday low 48; High 70; Overnight low 50. Mid State Airport Monday low 58; High 69; Overnight low 52. iWSPAPfc.RI