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   Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               tt yen Mart by watcUnf clock, you may well become Jurt oat fee faaudi. Vol. 40 No. 211 Our 56th GRE Reactor's Tip 'The Monday Waih' hospital tUy. Turn to Paft 4. CteorfteM, Po.t Wednesday, 7, Copies Doily 24 PAGES TODAY Between Hanoi, China... Red Rail Lines Bombed CLEARFIELD COUNTY COUNCIL of Republican Women President Julia' Leonard of LeCpntes Mills shakes hands with Raymond Broderick, Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, as he visited Clearfield yesterday. In center is William F. Anderson, treasurer of Clearfield County Republican Committee. icon candidate for s hands yesterday durlfiflVSnsit at Clear- field with Clearfield Bounty; Dist. Jr. ai Aitttin M. Harrier, candidate for the sterter looks on. Violence Flares As Election In Viet Nam Hears By GEORGE McAKTHUR SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) A rash of bombings and new intelligence reports today Indicated the Communists were building up a wave of violence in the four days left before South Viet Nam's election of a constitutional assembly. Sixteen persons have been injured in four bombing attacks in Saigon and Hue in the past 48 hours. A woman Viet Cong agent was captured in Hue with six band grenades. She admitted being part of a six-person terror cell and said they had orders to use their grenades on election day, Sept. 11. A similar terror cell was bro- ken up in Da Nang earlier this week 50 pounds of explo- sives were seized. Official quarters also dis- closed a captured Viet Cong document -that evidently came from senior authorities in the National Liberation Front. It ordered armed attacks on vital election personnel and "all oth- ers who are forcing our people to vote." The order directed teams to place bombs beneath and in polling places belore .election day presumably timed to go off on Sunday. The document, marked top secret by the Viet Cong, was seized by U.S.- soldiers during a sweep in the area north of Sai- gon several days -ago. Official sources said practi- cally every province in South Viet. Nam reported evidence -of tepped up Red pressure. Armed propaganda teams were nightly into countless lets to harangue and threat- villagers. The Communists can By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) American fighter- bombers again chopped up the two North Vietnamese rail lines between Hanoi and Communist China, the U.S. military com- mand reported today. In simultaneous blows at the vital supply links, Air Force F105 Thunderchiefs pounded the northwest line 102 miles from Hanoi Tuesday while others bombed the northeast line -55 miles from the capital. Ground fighting slowed to scattered small actions, but re- ports of Viet Cong terrorism aimed at disrupting the national elections Sunday came from several sections of the country. U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine pilots flew 136 multi- plane missions against North Viet Nam Tuesday, 20 short of their record. They hit oil depots, supply areas, a missile site and barges as well as the major rail lines. The pilots bombed and strafed a 15-car train on the northeast line, destroying five box cars and damaging one and cutting the line in three places, the spokesman said. On the northwest or Red Riv- er route, other Thunderchief pilots reported knocking out a bridge and ripping up the rails in three places. Pilots reported bomb hits on three fuel dumps and said they damaged or destroyed 24 build- ings, 16 bridges, 45 cargo barges, 13 junks and three an- tiaircraft sites. Navy fliers from the aircraft carrier Intrepid re- ported knocking out a surface- to-air missile site eight miles southwest of the coastal city of Vinh. The U.S. command in a de- layed report announced the loss of a Navy F8 Crusader Mon- day night. The carrier plane was shot down 50 miles south of Hanoi and the pilot is missing. It was the 362nd plane an- nounced lost over the north and the second shot down that day. No significant ground action was reported by American spokesmen today, but South Vietnamese headquarters re- ported its forces killed 74 Viet Cong in three engagements Tuesday. In the largest, Vietnamese Rangers killed 50 Viet Cong while taking light casualties on- ly eight miles northeast of Sai- gon, a spokesman said. In another action 48 miles southwest of Saigon. Vietnam- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. T Pool will close Assassination Probed... On Sunday, Sept. 18 Sunday, Sept. 18, will mark the final day of the 1966 season at the Clearfield Community Swimming Pool. Pool Manager Robert Shearer, in announcing the closing date, said the pool will be open the following hours until the last day: Monday through Friday 2 to 6 p. m.; Saturday 10 a. m. to p. m. and Sunday 1 to p. m. Clearfielder Returns, Joins Hospital Staff GSl.'f- County Road Project Pledged, Says Broderick By BETTY HAMILTON Progress Staff Writer The redesign of Route 17074 known as the Crooked Sewer Road has been -pledged by the statewide Repub- Coalport Council OKs Ordinance Writing Wa9e Tax COALPORT Coalport Bor- ough Council discussed the bor- ough tax system at its meeting last night and authorized an ordinance be prepared placing an earned income and wage tax of four-tenths of one per cent for 1967. The school district has already levied a tax of six-tenths of one Clearfield firm Set s Open House Starling Thursday Following completion of a salesroom remodeling and ex- pansion program, Thompson and Buck of Clearfield will hold open house beginning tomorrow and continuing through Satur- day. Prizes, including a television set, will be given away and re- freshments will be served as part of the open house. Busi- ness hours for this special event will be from 9 a. m. to 9 p. in. tomorrow and Friday and from 9 a. m. to p. m. Saturday. Under the remodeling pro- South Africa To Maintain Course Set by Verwoerd By ROBERT N. LINDSAY JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) South Africa's ruling white Nationalist party announced its "unshakable determination" today to maintain the course set by its assassinated leader. Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd. As police continued their investigation of Verwoerd's assassin, the party's parlia- mentary caucus met in Cape Town to approve a message of condolence on the death of their leader Tuesday. State Agencies OKGIendale School Site The pledge to uphold his poli- n __ cie's confirmed expectations that MOIteY Verwoerd's death would mean no modification of the govern- ment's militant apartheid policy of racial segregation. The caucus is expected to To Hove New Look WASHINGTON (AP) Pos- tal money orders will take on a new look next month they'll meet next week to select a new rescmble regular bank checks, party leader who automatically will become prime minister. The party has almost a 3-1 ma- jority in Parliament. The new, gray-tinted money orders will go on sale Oct. 8, marking the first major change in their style since 1963 when _ Verwoerd wril be buried Sat- thc Post Office Department be- f urday in Pretoria. After a state funeral in Pre- toria the' administrative capi- tal, the body of Verwoerd will be laid to rest in "Hero's Acre" in West Cemetery where lies his precedessor, Johannes Strijdom. Following Verwoerd's assassi- nation, Finance Minister Theo- philus Donges became acting prime minister. Donges was considered a strong contender for the pre- miership. Others mentioned as possible successors are Transport Minis- ter Ben Schoeman, a gan using punch-type order issuing machines. money Daylight Saving Time Change Law Explained Clearfield Man Heads Legion Bi-Counf y Group Mr. Broderick, candidate for lieutenant governor, tpoke at an "Appreciation Night" dinner given in the New _______________________- Dimeling Hotel for members of the Clearfield County GOP Committee and other party workers. At both the dinner and at a press conference that followed, the Philadelphia attorney said he and his running mates have already made plans for the re- At a recent meeting of Centre design and construction of the Clearfield Bi-Counry Committee Crooked Sewer Road a road of the 23rd District, American job that has been strongly ad- Legion, Department of Penn- sylvania, officers were elected and appointed to serve for the 1966-1967 year. They are: L. James Milliron, Clearfield, commander; Charles state candidates have commit- T. Stine, Philipsburg, senior ted themselves. vice commander; Harry B. "The northern tier of counties Withcrite, Osceola Mills, junior have a great potential for tour- vocated for some time. The road, he said, is part of an overall extension of highway construction in this section of the state to which the GOP vice commander; Matthew W. Hayes, State College, chaplain; Warren Grove, Houtzdale, fi- nance officer. Appointed officers include: Iplease Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Legion Commander To Visit Clearfield Joseph I. Harshman, depart- ment commander of the Amer- ican Legion in Pennsylvania, will visit the John Lewis Shade Post No. 6 at Clearfield tomor- row, at 8 p. m. The emphasis at the meeting will be membership for the new year. The program, to be pre sim. You have some of the most beautiful scenery in the state right here. But you need good roads to bring the tourists and that means not only the main highways but rural roads, too." Mr. Broderick noted that un- der the administration of Gov- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Judge Will Address GOP at Clearfield Judge G. Harold Warkins, Re- publican candidate for re-elec- tion to Pennsylvania's Superior Court, will speak at a "Grand Old Party Chicken Bar-B-Que" sented at various 'legion posts at the Clearfield Driving Park in the state between tomorrow Sept. 20. and Sept. 29, will be primarily for posts in Districts 23 and 28. Cmdr. Harshman will be ac- companied by other department officers. At the same time, a similar meeting will be conducted by Mfs. Ann Pryor, president of the American Legion Auxiliary for Pemuylvanla. The affair will be sponsored by the Clearfield Area Young Republicans. Arrangements for the bar-b- que will be made at a YR meet- ing at 8 p. m. tomorrow in Re- publican A 11 members and otter interested .young people are urged to At- tend. Council also adopted a resolu- expanded with improvements in- tion authorizing the Clearfield eluding the installation of a new Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 John M. Urey Still Active... Clearfield Attorney Marks 70th Law Year The oldest member of the Clearfield County Bar Association, John M. Urey of 412 East Cherry St., observed the 70th anniver- sary of his admission to the bar today. Mr. Urey, who will be 96 in October, has belonged to the bar longer than any member in the history of the Clearfield County Association and probably longer than any member of the Penn- t f sylvania Bar Association. Despite his age, he still re- ports at least two days a week at the legal offices which he shares with his partner, Donald R. Mikesell. Admitted to the bar in 1896, Mr. Urey has practiced before nine judges: David L. Krebs, Cyrus Gordon, Allison O. Smith, Singleton Bell, A. R. Chase, W. Wallace Smith, F. Cortex Bell, John J. Pcntz and John A. Cherry. Mr. Urey, a native of Indiana County, was a teacher prior to entering the legal profession. He served as both principal of the DuBois High School and assist- ant principal of the Ciearfield High School. He is married to the former Ella H. Fulton awl they have two daughters, Mrs. Dorothea Meloy and Mrs. Jane Judy of Toledo, Ohio. Mrs. Meloy and her husband, the Rev. Robert H. Meloy, are United Presbyterian missionar- ies. They and their family re- turned to the Sudan today after a three-month leave apent at Ally. Jehu M. Urey Clearfield. Dr. John F. Kennard, above, recently returned to his native Clearfield after several years and is now associated with Dr. Dorothea McClure Gilmore in the practice of pathology at the Clearfield Hospital. Dr. Kennard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Kennard, 308 S. Second St., graduated from Clearfield High School in 1949, completed his premedical edu- cation at Grove City College in 1953, and received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1957. Following graduation from Jefferson, he served his intern- ship and later a residency in pathology at the Altoona Hos- pital. He then entered the U. S. Air Force and for over two years was stationed at Fair- banks, Alaska, where he was chief of laboratory services at the base hospital. Upon his discharge as a cap- tain in 1961, Dr. Kennard re- turned to Clearfield and entered private practice and was ap- pointed to the medical staff of the Clearfield Hospital. He then completed three more years of resident training in pathology at the Geisinger Medi- cal Center and was appointed By STEPHEN M. AUG WASHINGTON (AP) The former government at least partly railroad worker who is leader of because of confusion may the House of Assembly, and take it easy this in acting Justice Minister Balthazar Vor- against errant cities that fail to stef- fully observe the new uniform Vorster, at 51 one of the Cabi- daylight saving time law. nets younger members, is like- But next year; watch out! ly to get support from extreme Last April 14, President John- rightist elements in the ruling son signed Uniform Time COALPORT The site for the Glendale Junior Senior High School, located across from the breast of the Glendale Lake, has been approved by the Pennsyl- vania. Departments 'of Forests and Waters, Highways, aBd- Health, and the County Board in the Pennsylvania Department of Public Instruction. This was announced at last night's meeting of the Glendale School District Board of Edu- cation here. Formal procedures will be initiated to finance the building program. The board accepted the resig- nations of Joseph Streletz, vocal music instructor, John Yothers, art, and H. John Jones, Bland- burg fourth and fifth grades. Hired were: Maud Young of Ir- vona, former teacher in the Dean Elementary School, to teach fifth grade at Coalport; John Hill of Olanta, substitute v ui t Act of 1966' a law designed to for one. year in the senior high Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 country s harash suppression of end many years of confusion re. communism laws, under which sulting from the semi.annual the government's apartheid pol- t5me.changing that took place on different dates in thousands of communities. The law fixed the Daylight Saving Time period from the last Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October. The switch- over to the new system is to be in two phases. In the first phase all commu- nities wishing to observe Day- light Saving Time must do so for the full time period. That started last April. The second phasj. to become Inside The Progress Classified'Ads 20, 21 Hints From Heloise...... 8 Comics 23 News From Around World 10 Sports 16, 17 Obituaries 2 Hospital News 12 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News 3, 18, 24 Today in History 4 School News 12 Church News 21 More cm Emphysema 21 Area Servicemen 14 department; and Ruth Kuhn of Tyrone R. D. as librar- ian and French and Latin teach- er in the senior high. Vacancies still exist at: Flin- ton, combination grades one and two; Blandburg, combination four and five; secondary art and vocal music; junior high math and science, and science and social studies; also a jan- itorial position in the Coalport Senior High. The board discussed improve- ments for the cafeteria and named Mrs. Sophie Fontanella cafeteria manager for cafete- effective next April, requires rias located in the junior high that entire states must either school and Blain City Elemen- observe or not observe the fast- tary School. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 10. Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 78 From Area Receive Degrees At Penn State UNIVERSITY PARK Near- ly degrees were conferred by The Pennsylvania Stale Uni- versity this week, marking the end of the Summer Term. Eighteen Clearfield Counly- Moshannon Valley residents were among those persons re- ceiving degrees. Dr. Eric A. Walker, president of the university, conferred the degrees at the Sunday after- noon commencement exercises. There were 540 seniors who qualified for the baccalaureate degree while 4445 graduates re- ceived advanced degrees, 97 of them doctorates. Among the 986 graduates were: Clearfield James K. Kindig, 305 W. Mar- ket St., Ph.D., mineral prepara- tion, William H. Bennett, Temple Massive Sludge Dam Kills Most Kettle Creek fish LOCK HAVEN A massive sludge dam. loosened by heavy rains, slid 18 miles down Kettle Creek, killing an estimated 95 per cent of the creek's fish over the weekend, a fish warden said yesterday. The sludge, traveling as one solid mass, made the 18-mile stretch from a drilling rig near Cross Fork, Potter County, to a watershed two miles from the Alvin R. Bush Dam, Clinton County, in 36 hours. Bass, whitefish, mullets, suck- ers, minnows, crayfish and other baitfish and fish bait were kill- ed. Some trout also were found but most of the stream's trout population had migrated to trib- utaries nearer the headwaters during the warm weather and low-water period. The fish warden, Lloyd Wil- son, said the sludge is suspend- ed across the width of the creek for three m'iles. He said the sludge was an accumulation of soil and sediment brought up by the drilling operation near Cross Fork. Wilson added that he expected it to settle in the lake before Fair and cool tonight, low 42 to 50. Thursday sunny and warmer. Sunrise Sunset Clearfield River Level Tuesday 7 p. m. 5.15 feet Today 7 a. m. 5.05 feet Clearfield Weather Tuesday low 50; High 70; Overnight low 50. Mid-State Airport Tuesday low 47; High 65; Overnight low 49. Please Turn to 2, Col. 8 Please Turn to Pace 2, Col. I Five-Day Forecast Sept. 8-12: Tempera- tures will average near normal. Daily normals are highs of 74 to 77 and lows to 55 to 56. Warmer in the latter part of the week, then cooler early next week. Scattered at the end of the week will average about one-tenth of an inch. ASC Community Committeemen Are Elected Results of the 1967 election of ASC community committee- men announced today by James H. chairman. County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee. The election vas held by mail ballot, and ballots were tabulat- ed publicly by the incumbent ASC County Committee on Sept. 1 in the county ASCS office. Fanners elected to the com- mittees indude: Community Chairman William Hughes; Vice Chair- man Joseph D. Young; Member Charles Rorabaugh; 1st Alter- nate Howard G. Harklcroad; 2nd Alternate J. Thomas Weaver. Community 2 Chairman Hcuber Frailey; Vice Chairman Raymond Brink; Member A. Le- Roy Barrett; 1st Alternate Wayne Freyer; 2nd Alternate William C. Community 3 Chairman John A. Copenhaver: Vice Chairman Mickey Hudish; Mem- ber L. R. Stanley; 1st Alternate William Flango; 2nd Alternate William Pusey Jr. Community 4 Chairman Maynard McClarren; ViceChair- Tun- to Page 2, Col. 1 iNEWSPA'PERr lEWSPAPERt   

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