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   Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               Today's Cfiuckfo Did you hear about the guy who was so badly underpaid he cashed hit check on ine bus? THE PROGRESS Tip Civil Rights Bill killed in Senate. See 6. Vol. 60 No. 222 Our 56th Philiptburg, Mothannon Pa., Twday, 20. 1966 Cop'nt Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Hopes Dim as U. N. Assembly Opens __ _.____ c. TT e mnoninafiii rfia. Hirhpd hv the tendency of some next few weeks, I may perhaps By MAX HARKELSON UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) The U.N. General As- sembly opens its 21st session today in an atmosphere of gloom, with East-West relations seriously impaired by the Viet Nam war and with little pros- pect of progress on major is- sues. The only bright spots were the decision of Indonesia to resume its U.N. membership after an absence of 18 months and an indication from U Thant that he might continue as secretary- general until the end of the year if no successor is found in the next few weeks. Advance agreement assured the election without a floor fight of Afghanistan's veteran Am- bassador Abdul Rahman Pa- zhwak as assembly president for the 13-week session. This will clear the way for quick or- ganization of the 117-nation body. Although the Viet Nam war is not formally on the assembly's agenda, it is expected to play a major role both in the general debate which begins later this week and in the discussions of disarmament, outer space law and other issues coming up la- ter in the session. In what could be a move to put the war before the assem- bly, Czechoslovakia proposed Monday that the assembly de- bate "the prohibition of the threat or use of force in interna- tional relations." U.N. officials estimated that more than 80 heads of govern ment, foreign ministers and oth- er cabinet members would be present for at least part of the session. They will not only take part in the debates but will en- gage in behind-the-scene talks. Vice President Hubert H. Hum- phrey was among those expect- ed at the opening session. Secretary of State Dean Rusk already has arranged to meet with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko on Thurs- day in an effort to improve U. S.-Soviet relations. U. S. Am- bassador Arthur J. Goldberg said Viet Nam would be a sub- ject for discussion, but in the past the Soviet Union has re- fused to talk about peace moves. Thant told a news conference Monday that East-West rela- tions had dropped to a new low, mainly because of the Viet Nam war, and that there had been a stiffening of the attitudes by all sides. "To my knowledge, there has not been any meaningful dia- logue between Washington and Moscow for a long he said. While some diplomats were encouraged by Thant's indica- tion that he might stay on through the assembly session if no agreement was reached on a successor, the leadership crisis was by no means ended. Thant insisted that he was not only unhappy about the Viet Nam war and the U.N. financial situation but that he was dis- turbed by the tendency of some governments to regard the sec- retary-general as a "glorified clerk." This apparently was a reference to the Soviet bloc, which has often accused Thant and his predecessors of exceed- ing their authority. He suggested that the U.N. members should get on with the job of finding his successor. "Of he said, "if it proves impossible to find an agreed man, somebody accepta- ble to all, in the course of the next few weeks, I may consider serving until the end of the present session. In my view, two additional months will be quite ample for the members, particularly the members of the Security Council, to look for a suitable man. I also feel in- clined to the view that it would be undesirable to change secre- taries-general in the middle of the General Assembly session." Asked whether he would walk Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Surveyor Starts On Moon Trip 63 Hours Needed For Flight; Craft Hunts Landing Areas By JIM STROTHMAN CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) Surveyor 2 space- craft hurtled toward the moon today, aiming to soft-land in the middle of its target to photo- graph a crater-pocked plain where American astronauts may walk within three years. "We appear to be on a lunar the flight control center reported 30 minutes after launching, but cautioned that four to five hours of tracking would be required to determine the precise course and what corrections might be necessary. A powerful Atlas Centaur rocket raced against the clock and thundered away from Cape Kennedy at a.m. EDT to start Surveyor 2 on a 63-hour voyage which project officials predict will be "a cliff hanger all the way." The booster got off the ground with less than one second to spare. If all goes well, Surveyor 2 will reach the moon about p.m. Thursday, and will settle gently onto the Sinus Central flat but poten- tially rugged plain located in the center of the moon's visible face. Once there, its eye is to scout around the area to see if it is a good land- ing spot for American astro- nauts. The "cliff hanger" label was good right from the beginning as the Atlas-Centaur just barely got off the launch pad on time. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 14 Per Cent Interest Rate Seen for Bill By PAUL ZDINAK HARRISBURG (AP) Sen. Rowland B. Mahany said today he thinks that a maximum interest rate of about 14 per cent proposed for the consumer credit protection bill should be acceptable to the House and labor. The House-Senate difference over what the maximum interest should be has been the major stumbling block in Draft Caff Marries Report Successes.. Shafer, Shapp Differ On Toll Roads By WILLIAM E. DEIBLER the controversial measure. "Mike Johnson (vice president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO) said a month ago that 15 per cent would be said Mah- any, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee which has been studying the proposal. Just this weekend, Mahany said Johnson ultimately would determine whether a consumer credit bill would be passed this year. He said the labor official holds considerable influence HARRISBURG (AP) Mil- with the House on ms matter. ton Shapp says he is opposed to Pennsylvania presently does any new toll roads in Pennsyl- not have a limit on how much vania, but Lt. Gov. Raymond P. interest may be charged for Shafer says he would favor new purchases bought on the install- toll roads if they would help the ment plan proposed legia. state get badly needed high- ]atjon do also ways right away. protect shoppers in other mat- Sbapp, the Democratic guber- ters. natorial candidate, and Shafer, Consumer credit legislation the Republican candidate, also and a proposal to establish a differed ,on the need for addi- sweeping mental health and re- tional taxes for roadbuilding tardation program in the state programs during a joint speak- occuppied top legislative interest ing appearance at a Pennsyl- today as the Senate met in solo Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 At Philipsburg-Osceolo Directors Act On Crowded Rooms PHILIPSBURG Crowded conditions in the North Phil- ipsburg and Osceola Mills elementary schools and cafeteria problems highlighted last night's meeting of the Philips- burg-Osceola Area School Board. At North Philipsburg, where there are 42 students in one room and 38 in another, recommendations were made that a closed room be reopened and an additional teacher hired. Area Responds, Gives 98 Pints of Blood Clearfield residents responded to a volunteer appeal for donors when the Red Cross Bloodmo- bile visited here yesterday. Clearfield Red Cross Chapter officials were highlr pleased with the community response as 113 people appeared to donate blood. Fifteen of these were asked to return at a later visit, based on tests that showed them not ready to give blood yester- day. Another 13 persons were giving blood for the first time, always a good sign to the Red Cross on the lookout for poten- tial continued donors. Mrs. June Holes, executive secretary for the Clearfield Chapter, reporting for Mrs. Raymond Hainsey, Blood Pro- gram chairman, expressed the Chapter's appreciation to don- ors and volunteers whose efforts made the visit a success. "It is very encouraging to see this Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 Cloudy and cool with occasional rain tonight, low in the 50s. Wednes- day cloudy with chance of showers and little change in temperature. Sunrise Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. 4.75 feet Today 7 a. m. 4.80 feet Clearfield Weather Monday low 50; High Overnight low 58; Pre- cipitation .40 inches. Mid State Airport Monday low 42; High 70; Overnight low 53; Pre- cipitation .40 inches. Authority Told Sewer Changes Its Responsibility CURWENSVILLE Members of the Curwensville Municipal Authority today were told that any improvements planned on Anderson Creek sewer crossings to prevent washouts would be their responsibility. Consulting engineers made an investigation of crossings ex- posed during a recent stream clearance project and they, along with the solicitor, are of the opinion that the cost of any necessary alterations would have to be borne by the Au- thority. In another matter at a brief regular meeting, the Authority decided to prepare information and sketches of the borough sew- er system for submission to the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Jakes 39 Men From County Thirty-nine Clearfield County men were drafted into the U. S. Army on Sept. 7, Local Board No. 48 at Clearfieid announced today. Demilitarized Zone Hit Anew by U. S. Planes By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON South Viet Nam (AP) The U. S. Air Force zone with day and night raids Monday, while pounded the demilitarized a few miles to the south U. S. Marines re- Against His Judgment Last September, after Presi- The Leathernecks also reported killing 10 more North Vietnamese while defending dent Johnson called for a doub- forward positions near the Img in the draft, Clearfield Marine mountain bastion call- County's quota for the month eej Rockpile "SlfmiS "Pungent was Air Force fighter-bombers hammered at North Vietnamese train troops in the six-mile-wide buf- fer zone with 11 raids. Giant B52 bombers followed these blows with a heavy night bombing. Over North Viet Nam, Air Force F105 Thunderchief pilots claimed they knocked out a whole train 55 miles northeast of Hanoi on one of the main sent to Ft. Jackson, S. C., for further assignment and ing. The board did not list home addresses for the following draftees: Gordon Reed Cavaner, Don- ald George Oswalt, Frederic An- drew Kowalcyk, Daniel Lee Ott, Philip Ray Morrison, Irvin Curwensville Mayor Votes for Animal Law CURWENSVILLE Mayor Ralph D. Giarth cast a tie- breaking vote in favor of an amended livestock ordinance Wayne Etters Roy Wesley Van lines leading to Communist Chi- at a special meeting of Curwensville Borough Council last na. night, but he said he was doing so against his better judg- The Air Force did not give the number of boxcars in the train, Please Turn to Page 6. Col. 7 Inside The Progress Classified Ads 12, 13 Hints From Heloise 16 Comics 15 News From Around World 2 Sports ...........10, 11 Obituaries................2 Hospital News......... 13 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News ..........3 Vegas, struction as "total, with all cars exploding, on fire and derailed." Eddins, who led the raid, said "fV the area was "a complete holo- c'ae- caust." ment. The special meeting was held at the request of the mayor when Council deadlocked on the issue, 3-3, a week ago. A second vote taken last night produced the same result and the matter was The original ordinance called rro. j fc. for regulation of location and Other Thunderchief pilots re- h stables fa ported bitting a surface-to-air borough However under the revisions ponies, donkeys, School News fliers claimed direct nits AP State Spotlight two missile sites 30 miles World News in Pictures Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Four Big Days Harmony Fair Starts Tomorrow WESTOVER Four action-filled days, expected to draw completely satisfactory ;to crowds from the Clearfield-lndiana-Cambria County area, tne Way ll 1S wmlen UP- and sheep were Councilmen Frank Traister, Jack Errigo and Joe Wills cast votes in favor of the measure while Councilmen Harry Fye, Larry Crittenden and President Frank Harzinski opposed it. Mayor Giarth's main objec- tion was that the ordinance in his opinion was not tough enough on the regulation of horses. "My intention was to prohibit the building of stables anywhere in the he said. "This ordinance is not me School Enrollment Stands at PHILIPSBURG Enrollment in the Philipsburg-Osceola Area Schools totals for the cur- rent term, supervising princi- pal Edward J. Grundy informed the Board of Education last night. This year's enrollment rep- resents an increase of 122 stu- dents over the 1965-1966 enroll- ment. The break down on this year's enrollment shows 1.862 students attending classes in the nine elementary ;chools and in the senior and junior high schools. There are 281 seniors, 240 jun- iors, and 209 sophomores in the' senior high school. The Osceola Mills Junior High To reduce the student load in one room in the Osceola Mills School, it was proposed to move 8 students from a class of 41 and to place 4 each in classes now having 28 and 29 students. The director voted, however, before opening the room in the North Philipsburg School, to have the room inspected by the Department of Labor and Industry. If the room passes in- spection, it is to be placed in use immediately. For increased efficiency, the directors took action placing two Lincoln elementary teachers in the Osceola Mills School under the supervision of Miss Vernice Gack, elementary supervisor. Previously, the teachers had been under Miss Sarah Moyer, elementary supervisor in the Philipsburg area. Lengthy discussions took place during the three-hour ses- sion on problems dealing with 65 Join Democrats, 50 Link With GOP In Lost Registration A total of 117 people took the opportunity to register to vote in the November election in the Clearfield County Registration Office yesterday. Of these 65 signed as Demo- crats, 50 became Republicans and two registered as no-party. Yesterday was the last day to register before the general elec- tion. will begin tomorrow with the opening of the Harmony Grange Community Fair at the Grange fair grounds, West- meeting, said over R. D. 1. Unlike many fairs, the grange fair is classed as a com- munity service activity, with no entry, admission or park- ing charge. A highlight of the fair will be the Clearfield County plow- ing contest, scheduled for Fri- Solicitor David S. Ammer- man. who was present -at the he drafted the day afternoon. Entrants may Thursday has been designated as Granger's Day. Exhibits will be judged at 9'30 a. m. A trac- tor-pulling contest is set for 7 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 FREE FOOTBALLS! still register for this event, with p m and two entertaining pro- Agriculture Future By WILLIAM F. LEE Progress Staff Writer (Second of Five Articles) Charles McNitt is a county commissioner in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, who grew up on a farm and who credits his political suc- cess to participation in the 4-H Clubs. Reflecting on modern rural society, he says: "I don't know whether it's television or what, but this new generation is going a dif- ferent direction than the one I came up in. Everybody seems to be going for themselves and branching out. There isn't the close rela- tionship there used to be." It is hard to imagine the American farm, the bastion of rugged individualism and the home of the close-knit family, without "the close relationship there used to be." Yet Com- missioner McNitt accurately reflects the feel- ings of many of today's rural people about the changing American farm. Not only are people moving off iho farm at a record raff; Ihe young people have no desire to fto bark to the farm once they sot college education. Not only is the farm be- -Its Present, Outlook coming big business; it is becoming a busi- ness which requires rigorous technical train- ing, where back-breaking labor and a good "business sense" would once have sufficed. Jv'ot only are technological advances changing the mechanics of the farm industry; they are helping to totally revise the American rural social structure as well. For one thing, the family farm as a "way of life" is losing ground to the commercial farm as a business operation. But for people who stay on the farm, the traditional family social structure remains the chief influence. "The farm family's welfare can't be isolated any more from the rest of says Pcnn State economist William Smith. "The family is the greatest influence, and in- stitutions come to bear on the individual to reinforce the value system." Among these institutions as we shall see later, arc the tra- ditional farm groups like 4-H and the Grnngo. Rut, Smith warns, the old image of the olnse- ly-knit, indomitable farm family doesn't Industry To Curtail Water Use To Ease St. Marys Problem ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) In- dustry has agreed to cut water consumption by 50 per cent lo help ease a severe water short- age in this Elk County commu- nity. In addition, companies agreed Monday in a meeting with bor- ough officials to reclaim water from their plant cooling systems; and firms without wells said they would drill their own wells. Residents were urged to cut water usage by 70 per cent to give wells a chance to recover from a drought. On Friday, the St. Marys Water Co. told borough council the town's water supply would be exhausted within a week if normal consumption continued. The company said several of its wells had gone dry.- all necessary details for enter- ing available at the Clearfield County Extension office. En- tries should be in the hands of Joseph Young, contest chair- man, by Thursday noon. Starting Day, tomorrow, will feature rides, games, exhibits, a concert by the Harmony School Band at p. m. and a gigantic fireworks display planned for later in the eve- ning. grams by Harry Albecker, magi- cian and comedian, are billed for and 10 p. m. On Education Day, Friday, students of the Harmony Schools will attend as guests of the grange, with all rides and games reduced in price for the day. The plowing contest will begin at 2 p. m., followed in the evening Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 SEE PAGE 5 FOR DETAILS Hunt Pressed For Slayer Of Illinois Girl KENILW'ORTH, 111. CAP) A dozen investigators from the state attorney's office were as- signed today to assist the 14- man Kenilworth police force and sheriff's police in finding the killer of Valerie Percy, 21, daughter of Republican leader Charles H. Percy. Also assigned to the case were two agents of the Federal Bu- reau of Investigation and detec- tives of the Chicago homicide and burglary divisions. The state attorney's men established a command post at the Kenil- worth police station and were assigned 32 leads to investigate. The FBI was expected to follow un leads involving out-of-state suspects. Valeric was stabbed and beat- en to death Sunday in the Percy home in Kenilworth on Chica- go's Lake Michigan north shore. Chief Robert M. Daley of the Kenilworth police said, "We don't have a lead to go but he addecl. "I think this crime is poing to be solved and we are going lo do it by leg work and perseverance." Daley said that 44 persons have been questioned since the furl's body was found at 5 a m. Sunday. He also said that Per- cy. at the request police, has prepared a list of 100 persons he Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Philipsburg Youngster Iniured in Crash An eight-year-old Philipsburg girl suffered a bruised forehead in one of two traffic accidents yesterday in the Clearfield County-Moshannon Valley area. Elaine Rodskey, of 210 N. Front St. was a passenger in a car driven bv Donald Singer, 16, of 201 N. Front St.. Philips- burg, which was struck from the rear by another car. Police said Singer, going south on Route 3.riO, stopped and tho oihor cnr, operated by I.eroy R Flegal, 17, of Wrst Dcratur, unable to stop in time to J'lease Turn to Page 13, Col. 4 Please Turn lo Page 6, Col. 5 fOR BETTER HIGHWAYS John Reed, at right, coun- ty maintenance superintendent for the State Highway Department, a piece of equipment to Boggs Township Supervisors Clifford Baughman and Charlei Mason during last night's open house at the Hyde maintenance building. The machine used to spread stone chips on oil in road stabilization projects. The State Highway Week celebration continues to- night with open house in the Centre County main- tenance office at Bellefonte and tomorrow in District Engineer's office at Clearfield, both from 7 to 9 p. m. (Progress Photo) MKWSPAPEJRI   

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