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   Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               Today's Chuckto Did you bear about the Texan who M poor the telephone in Bolls Koyce was OB party line? THE PROGRESS ip Who's going to win week- end? Find out in Kawltk'f Koraer on 10. Vol. 60 -No. 213 Friday, September 9, 1966 Cepitt Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Congress Moves on LBJ Anti-Inflation Proposal By EDMOND LEBRETON WASHINGTON (AP) Amid talk of new taxes and some sharp complaints, Congress moved today to speed consid- eration of President Johnson's new proposal for fighting infla- tion by suspending some Busi- ness tax incentives. The House Ways and Means Committee announced hearings next Monday on the presidential plan outlined in a special message Thursday to sus- pend for 16 months the 7-per cent tax credit for business spending on equipment and the tax-advantageous fast deprecia- tion rules on business real es- tate. The legislation was quickly introduced Thursday by Rep. Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., com- mittee chairman, who said the first witnesses will include Sec- retary of the Treasury Henry H. Fowler, Secretary of Commerce John T. Connor and Budget Director Charles L. Schultze. In the Senate, Majority Lead- er Mike Mansfield announced that Democratic leaders in Con- gress had been consulted in ad- vance of the message and had assured the President of their cooperation. And Sen. Russell B. Long, D- La., head of the Finance Com- mittee, said that group will con- sider Johnson's proposals at an early date. The House must act first on the legislation. In his surprise message, Johnson said the stimulus to the equipment improvement needed a few year? ago now is over- straining supplying factors and clogging capital markets with Inside The Progress Goal Set Of Classified Ads 12, 13 Hints From Heloise IS Comics 15 News From Around World 6 Sports U Obituaries................2 Hospital News Editorial, Social News 3, Church News Awaits Grand Jury Action Campaign Launched By Shafer Levels Stinging Attack on Foe In Clearfield United Fund Names Jackson Chairman Carl A. BeJin Jr., president of the Clearfield Area United Fund, announced today that John H. Jackson had been designated as chairman of thi, year's Umted Fund The enlistment of Mr. Jackson as cha irman was accomplished at a meeting of com- munity'leaders in the New Dimeling Hotel yesterday morning Present at the meeting wer. Roy Anderson, Mr. Belin, D. A. Dotts, Fred Lansberry. David Livingston. Robert M.tchell, Paul Ruch, L. E. Soult Sr.r W. K. Ulerich, S. K. Williams. Edwin Wood, and Mr. Jock- son. Mr. Jackson has been active in community affairs in t h e LIV60 Qt >IITTIenOWII Clearfield area and is employed by the Pennsylvania Co. AS a district .._ n, Ufm m Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Slaying at Clearfield Gov. Raymond P. Shafer, promising to continue the programs of the Scrariton Administration and push Pennsylvania "to unprece- dented standards of excel- formally launched Electric property records representative. He was chairman of the recent Clearfield Curwensville Indus- trial Salute Dinner and is a .director of the Clearfield Area Chamber of Commerce as well as the Clearfield Jefferson Counties Philipsburg Tubercu- losis and Health Society. Mr. Former Countian Killed in War Sharp of Philipsburg, entered The pica ror pjjrty faitnfui her at the outset of a preliminary heartng be ore ustice o {evekdLa Attack OIL his at Clearfield. Countv Jail to await grand jury action on an Democratic opponent, Milton She was returned to the Clearf.eld County JQ.i r 9charge of murder. ghapp, terming him "the voice As a matter of routine in of giOOm broadcasting in a bus- ST1FFLERTOWN A former resident of this Clearfield W. and Health Society M, County Harold Sat. Ko...r. whose moved to in 1959 Boy Scouts of America, presi- died in an enemy ambush on Fr.day, 2, .n the Central dent of the Clearfield County Highlands some miles northeast of Saigon. __j Jhe -sergeant, a 21-year-old member of the tamed Green "Berets as a paratrooper in the U. S. Army Special Forces' 101st Brigade, had been in Viet Nam since last De- cember and was due for transfer back to the States next month. He was slightly-injured two months ago when he stepped excessive demands for credit. The business tax credit ap- plies not only to equipment and machinery purchased by indus- try but to such farm production equipment as tractors. It does not, however, apply to livestock investments. Johnson announced his new anti-inflation proposals at a news conference staged Thurs- day just as the special message arrived on Capitol Hill. The conference dealt, mainly uith economics, but the Presi- dent made these other points: The question of troop with- drawal from Europe and other North Atlantic Treaty Organiza- tion problems are matters "more wisely handled" in NATO discussions first. Congressional action on U.S. troops abroad is not necessary at the moment. The administration is seeking each day by "every means available to us" to sound out the chances for improved relations with Red China and an end to the war in Viet Nam. No one ha.s communicated anything to the United States on French President Charles de Gaulle's suggestion that Ameri- ca withdraw its forces from Viet Nam. In his message to Congress, Johnson pledged to "cut all fed- eral expenditures to the fullest extent consistent with the well- being of our people." Moreover, he told Congress, bills it has already passed have added about billion to the spend- ing authority he requested and pending bills could add almost billion. He said: "When the Congress Shrine Club and a member of the Clearfield County Develop- ment Council. Mr. Belin, in enlisting Mr. Jackson as this year's chair- man, stated that the United Fund's goal of is an in- crease of approximately 10 per cent over last year's total raised. Mew Date Uncertain... Fuel System Leak Halts Gemini Test By HOWARD BENEDICT AP Aerospace Writer CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) A pinhole leak In the fuel system of the Titan 2 booster rocket today forced a post- homicide cases, District At- Pennsylvania." torney John K. Reilly Jr. will shafer, who has been tan- petition the court to have the paignmg for months, main- 39-year-old woman committed to tamed njs theme that Demo- Warren State Hospital for ob- "We feel that this year's goal on a hidden land mine. After is both realistic and capable of recovering from his injury and achievement. Our 13 member being decorated with a Purple Heart he returned to action. cam- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 servation. It is possible that the could go before the grand jury as early as November. If not then, it most likely will be pre- sented to the February grand jury. The Commonwealth produced SLTSS tained his theme that Demo- crats were trying to buy the governorship and hammered case away at the Philadelphia indus- trialist although not mention- ing Shapp by name. "I say there is not enough money in the whole world to Pennsylvania into four dearly for Conrad J, and three hours before as- Gordon Jr. were Further Drought Assistance Asked For District The Pennsylvania XJSDA Dis tinue sleeping. Technicians tried to repair the leak in time to launch Gem- ini 11 Saturday, a National Aeronautics and Space Admin- istration spokesman said. A final decision whether or not this would be possible was not expected until late this assistant police chief, who filed Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Last Case For Jury Hears End In Civil Court The last case to be tried by a price charged. He said the governorship is not for sale and described Shapp's campaign as "a collec- tion of half-baked schemes...to bankrupt Pennsylvania and tax her people to the wall." "Let the gauntlet be thrown down this very Shafer Funds Sought For Mahaffey Fire Hall MAHAFFEY The munity Volunteer Fire Co. of Mahaffey plans to solicit funds in the Mahaffey area soon to help defray expenses of building an addition to the fire hall Much labor had been donated toward the project but funds are still needed. A spokesman said all solicitors will carry positive identification when making their rounds. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Melvin C. Gwin Funeral Home at Cherry Tree after arrival of the body from Viet Nam. Sgt. tfoller was born at Com- spangier in September 1944. He was a son of Mrs. Laverne Reed, now of Chester. He at-" tended public school in the Cherry Tree area and entered the Army in January 1962. Fol- lowing a three-year tour of duty in Germany he re-enlisted in 19S5 and served in the Domin- ican Republic for a short time Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Sgt. Harold J. Koller In latest Anti-flection Move Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Red Guerrillas Attacked Near Saigon cians clean part of the fuel sys- tem and get a closer look. A postponement of two or more days appeared more like- ly- Aiming to minimize the delay to 24 hours, technicians unload- ed only the leaking tank, the spokesman said, keeping fuel inside other tanks aboard the Titan 2 rocket. _ the first stage, first detected by a techni- checking ordnance devices on the rocket after its tanks had neared completion today. Three cases still remain on the docket but they will be heard next week by the court without a jury. The last jury trial is an ap- peal from a board of viewers filed by Leroy Thompson and his wife. Isabel, of Allport, against the Pennsylvania De- partment of Highways. Mr. Thompson is appealing the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 The Pennsylvania after tehni- 3ury during the September term aster Committee recommended the fucl sys. of Clearfield County Civil Court 32 additional Penr.s y 1 v a n i a counties, including Clearfield and Centre, to Governor Scran- ton for further drought assist- ance under the federal Emer- gency Livestock Feed Program. The recommendation calls up- on the Governor to request U.S. Secretary of Agricult-ure Orville L Freeman to provide govern- ment-owned corn in these coun- ties at reduced prices. This brings to 48 the number of counties certified for livestock feed assistance. Other counties included in this action are Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Bucks. C m b r i a, Cameron, Carbon, Clarion, Clin- ton Columbia, Dauphin, Elk, Fayette, Jefferson, Lackawan- na Lancaster, Lehigh. McKean, Monroe, Montgomery, Monlour, "Please Page 6, Col. 5 Morris Supervisors Fill Authority Post ALLPORT The Morris Township Supervisors at their September meeting appointed George Solomon of Allport to fill the uncxpired term of Carl Johnson on the Allport Water Authority. John Whitman, a representa- tive of the Pennsylvania Elcc- Westover Council Awards Road Job WESTOVER The contract for repairing sections of Church and McEwen streets in West- over Borough was awarded last night to the Interstate Amiesite Corp. of Tyrone. Interstate's bid of was the lowest of the two sub- mitted for the project. The bid was awarded at a Fair Association Planned at DuBois DUBOIS A group of Du- Bois area residents have ap- plied to the Clearfield County Courts for articles of incorpora- tion for a fair association that would sponsor an annual fair and other forms of entertain- ment. The association is known as The association is MIUWU the DuBois Gateway Fair Asso- Clearfield Area community. Please Turn to Page 6, Cot. 7 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. For Meritorious Service Progress Plaque Goes To Hospital Auxiliary The Women's Auxiliary of the Clearfield Hospital was honored yesterday by The Progress with the presenta- tion of The Progress Award for meritorius service to the By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) U.S. fliers bombed and strafed an infiltrating guerrilla band practically on the outskirts of Saigon tonight. The dazzling yellow light of parachute flares outlined the city's buildings and jeverberations from the explo- sions jolted the downtown area. Jets and helicopters joined the attack on the Viet Cong, who were reported probing along a canal which is the capital's southern boundary. The Com- munists want to wreck the elec- tion Sunday of a constituent as- sembly and their efforts have centered largely in the Saigon area, which has about a quarter of South Viet Nam's population The strength of the attackers was not determined. But Viet- namese police sources said about 30 crossed the canal and went into hiding in the 4th Pre- cmr-t an area of houseboats, shanties and slum dwellings. South Vietnamese infantry- men reported they killed 150 main force Viet Cong troops in a fierce battle in the central low- lands near the South China Sea Coast. A spokesman said U.S. Air Force planes accounted for up to 50 more Communist dead. The fighting was the only large action reported during another day of scattered Viet Cong terrorism aimed at dis- rupting South Viet Nam's elec- tions Sunday. At least five per- sons were killed. American pilots flew 135 bombing missions against North Viet Nam Thursday, concentrat- Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 5 Legion Hosts Two Districts At Clearfield John Lewis Shade Clearfield American Legion Post played host last night to a membership workshop conference for Dis- tricts, 23 and 28 covering posts in seven counties. Heading the list of visiting Legionnaires was State Com- mander Joseph I. Harshman of Washington County and Edward T. Hoak, state adjutant. More than 100 Legionnaires representing nearly every post in the two multi-county districts attended the conference. Hal Reede of State College, commander of the 23rd District, opened session and Post 6 Commander T. Jack Norris wel- comed the visitors. Cmdr. Harshman was pre- sented by John C. Mann of Clearfield, immediate past west- ern vice commander and De- partment Americanism chair- man for Post 6. Others introduc- ed included Warren Morgan of Sharon, western vice command- er. Adjutant Hoak pave a pic- ture slide presentation on mem- bership and led a panel dis- cussion on the "new servicemen who have re- turned from duty in Viet Nam. He made special mention of lhe teamwork needed between the Legion and its Auxiliary and urged cooperation between the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 ciation and lists its office ad- dress as 100 Hoover Ave., Du- Bois. With one exception, all 20 in- corporators and directors are DuBois residents. The other is from Sykesville R. D. In addition to sponsoring an TlVC OI uiv vt in i v .._- trif Co explained to the super- annual fair, the association also I I _ !___ i ____._____._ _ ._ 4 M. M VDAIT l.-lrt The award, a plaque, was presented by W. K. Ulerich, publisher, and George A. Scott, editor, of The Progress, at the regular monthly meeting of the Auxiliary at the Hos- pital. Mrs. Fred C. Diehl, president of the Auxiliary, ac- cepted on behalf of her or- ganization. The Auxiliary is the second recipient of The Proaress In presenting the award, Mr. Ulerich called attention to the e super- annual lair, me aAoui-uuiuu contributions the Auxiliary has have to proposes to provide horscracmg Award, which was established madc to lhe hospital and nurses' i if> rernoiiiip nrBAmza- nome since its organization 52 He cited total of S !ttccl ;B- ss-jariSffir ss Morri" TowVnlp Volunteer Fire shows, flower shows, model Clr.irf.eld County romninv No 1 and the Allport plane shows, midget fonlbf.ll rornlm.nily Association, re.spcc- Ramos and other types of enter- lively. lainmenl. Fair Board and the Clparfielrt Volunteer Fire Department during t h e 1965 Fair. years ago. He cited a in equipment and fur- nishings for the hospital and nurses' home given by the Auxiliary since March, pin-, the Auxiliary's pledge of Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 THI PROGRESS AWARD for meritorious 'service to the area by the f1 Auxiliary is presented to Mrs. Fred C. Diehl, auxiliary president, by amK Ulerich at left, publisher of The ProgresS, and George A. Scott, ed.tor. INEWSPAPERif Clear and cool again tonight, low 41 to 51. Most- ly sunny end a little warm- er Saturday. Sunrise Clearfield River Level Thursday 7 p. m. 5.10 feet Today 7 a. m. 5.20 feet Clearfield Weather Thursday low 46; High 84; Overnight low 48. Mid State Airport Thursday low High 69; Overnight low 35. Five-Day Forecast Sept. 10-14: Tempera- tures will average five to eight degrees above norm- al. Daily normals are a high of 73 to 77, and a low of 54 to 56. A slow warming trend over the weekend, continuing into next week. Little or no precipitation expected. NEWSPAPER!   

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