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Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania ChvcMt) A student wired homt: -Am without frimdi or Dad wired back: "Mate THE PROGRESS Rtwfor'sTip Viewing Harriiburf looks at political platforms on Page 4. Vol. 60 No. 226 Our 56th Year Ctarfitld, Curwensville, Philiptburg, Mothannon Valley, Pa., Saturday, September 24, 1966 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY U. S. Refuses To Drop Peace Effort Reply Is Labeled As Propaganda Curwensville Dam Construction Bids Due on Oct. 6 CURWENSVILLE U. S. Army Engineers will open bids Oct. 6 for clearing and excavating work at the Curwensville Dam in connection with a planned seven-foot Increase in the recreation lake, it was learned today. The work will involve clearing an additional 160 acres of land along shorelines and excavation of an estimated cubic yards of material to remove five small islands KKK Bill Dropped House Disagreement Over Constitutionality Reason for Failure By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON The House Committee on Un-Ameri- can Activities apparently has abandoned, at least for this ses- sion, bill stemming from its six-month investigation into al- leged Ku Klux Klan terrorism. Disagreement among commit- tee members over the broad- ranging measure's constitution- ality is the chief reason for the committee's failure to act so far on the bill. Some members also contend that hearings on the legislation, during which most witnesses assailed it, were too brief and inconclusive to support a favor- able committee report. While there is some talk among staff of com- mittee action, members consid- er it extremely unlikely. The legislation, titled the "Or- ganizational Conspiracies Act of P.lease Turn to Page 2, CoL.4, in the upstream portion. The islands are considered to be a hazard to boating and once they are removed that section of the lake will provide unob- structed navigation. A gradual draw-down of the lake is scheduled to start next week in order to permit ac- cess by earth-moving equipment to the island area. The engineers, gave approval to a proposed increase in the size of the lake after being urged to consider the expansion by local and state agencies. A seven-foot increase in the water level would provide a lake of more than 700 acres with 19 miles of shoreline. The higher level would be main- tained, however, only from spring through early fall so as not to lessen the flood control effect of the facility. The State Department of For- ests and Waters, meanwhile, is continuing with plans for the development of facilities 'for boating, swimming, picnicking and camping. v THEY'RE COUNTY CHAMPS The Clearfield County Plowing Contest was conduct- ed at the Harmony Grange Fair yesterday and when it was over were the winners. From left are: J. C. Brothers, Westover, first place; Alden Beck, Cher- ry Tree, second; Donald Krevel, Westover, third; and Edgar Brothers, Cherry Tree, (Ag Extension Photo) By WILLIAM N. OATIS UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) The United States refused today to give up on its latest peace proposals to North Viet Nam despite Hanoi's assertion that they were a hypo- critical coverup for military escalation. U. S. Ambassador Arthur J. Goldberg, who made the proposals in the U. N. General Assembly Thursday, told reporters he did not consider Hanoi's reaction "to be a considered reply. It is public propagan- War Cost Estimate Moderate In Clearfield County Court... Yount Murder Trial Under VIay on Monday Man Struck By Police Car At Curwensville A 74-year-old Curwensville R. D. man was injured last eve- ning when he was struck by a state police car in one of four accidents in the Clearfield County area yesterday. The victim, Albert Radzieta, is listed in good condition at the Clearfield Hospital where he is being treated for body bruises and facial injuries. He was struck at the corner of Filbert and Meadow streets in Curwensville Borough at p. m. by a Commonwealth car driven by Trooper James Mc- Kinney of the Clearfield Sub- station. Trooper McKinney, who was In Clearfield County, the on patrol jat the time, had pull- school will be located in the ed into the intersection when Clearfield Area Senior High Mr. Radzieta darted from behind School on Mill Road. The Centre one of the cars stopped at the County school will be in the intersection's stop sign. The State College Area Senior High right front fender of the police The third Clearfield County murder trial in as many years opens Monday morning when Jon E. Yount, 26-year-old Du- Bois high school teacher goes on trial for the murder and rape of one of his students, 18- year-old Pamela Sue Rimer of Luthersburg R. D. Although the case opens at 9 a. m. it is expected to take at least two days and probably longer to select the 12 jurors and two alternates who will hear the case. The voir dire or examina- tion of the qualifications of the 152 persons called for jury duty will begin shortly after court convenes Monday morn- ing. It is expected that specta- tors will not be permitted' in the courtroom for this phase of the trial since all seats will be needed for the prospective jurors. The defense will be represent- ed by David Blakley of David S. Ammerman of Clear- field and Homer King of Pitts- burgh. Mr. King appeared be- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) Sena- tors who work on money bills described as conservative today an estimate attributed to Presi- dent Johnson of a billion in- crease in Viet Nam war spend- ing. Gov. William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania, one of seven Gov- ernors who conferred with the Friday on spending problems, reported that he spoke of the wair expenditures rising at least billion "over this present year." But Sen. Allen J. Ellender, D- La., a veteran Appropriations Committee member, told a re- porter, "I think the cost of the war is increasing much more then billion on basis." da." Secretary of State Dean Rusk, meanwhile, was to have a chance to follow up the pro- posals privately at a dinner tonight given by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko. The talks between the two start- ed Thursday when Gromyko was Rusk's dinner guest. Neither side would say what they meant to discuss, but their subjects seemed likely to in- clude Viet Nam, European secu- rity, disarmament, prevention of the spread of nuclear weap- ons and a treaty for peaceful exploration of outer space. The meeting was to be the first since Gromyko denounced Goldberg's proposals in the as- sembly's general debate Friday. Both Gromyko and Hanoi de- manded Friday that the United States stop bombing North Viet Nam and withdraw its troops from South Viet Nam. Hanoi also suggested that the United States discuss a solution direct- ly with the South Vietnamese rebels' National Liberation Front. Goldberg told the assembly Thursday that, as a first step an annual' toward unconditional negotia- the United States was And Sen. John Stennis, "Prepared to order a cessation Miss., Appropriations Commit all _ bombing of North Viet and chairman of Traffic School At Cleortield Starts Oct. 3 Locations for area Driver Im- provement Schools to go into operation Oct. 3 under the state's new educational point system law were announced to- day by the Department of Rev- enue at Harrisburg. School on Westerly Parkway. Harry H. Brainerd, Commis- sioner of Traffic Safety, report- ed that drivers are being assigned to the 100 schools in the state in October. Of this number, were car struck the victim, knock- ing him to the pavement. No one was injured in the other three accidents, two of which involved only one car. One at a. m. occurred on Route 453, six and a half convicted of violations carrying miles south of Curwensville. Municipalities In Area (Set firemen funds Area municipalities will share in some being distrib- uted to municipalities in Pennsylvania for volunteer fire- men's relief associations and paid firemen's pension plans. State Auditor General Grace M. Sloan said that an additional is being withheld from 184 municipalities which failed to acknowledge receipt of last year's aDocation. The payments are being made from the two per cent tax on net direct premiums of foreign (out of state) fire insurance companies collected in 1965 and surplus money in the Fire In- surance Fund on June 30, 1966. In Clearfield County, alloca- tions will go to: City of DuBois, Boroughs of B r i s b i n, Chester Hill, Clearfield, Coalport, 17 Face Judge In Plea Court; One Goes to Jail Only one of 17 defendants appearing for sentencing at yesterday's monthly session of Clearfield County Plea Court received a jail sentence. The others were fined and most of them placed on probation under the supervision of either the State Parole Board or the Clearfield County Probation Office. Inside The Progress tee member and chairman the Preparedness subcommit- tee, said he believed the war cost now was running at a billion a month level. Still another Appropriations committeeman, Sen. Clifford P. Case, R-N.J., estimated cost of the war at billion to bil- lion a year. In a television inter- view recorded for broadcast over WNDT-TV in New York City, was neither telling the public what the conflict is costing nor announcing an adequate plan for financing it. The estimates of Stennis and Nam the moment" it got assur- ance that North Viet Nam would respond by reducing or ending its military activities in South Viet Nam. He asked if North Viet Nam would respond to such a step Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Clearfielder Serving in JNCW xoric i the Present AS MllltOfy AdVISOf In South Viet Nam Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Classified Ads 8, 9 Hints From Heloise 3 Comics................. 11 Sports 6, 7 Obituaries 3 Hospital News 3, 9 Editorial, Columns 4 Church News Hello World Clayton Sayer Porschet Jr. of 310 Walnut St., Clearfield, plead- ed guilty to committing an act of public indecency on a down- town street. He was fined and sent to the Clearfield Coun- ty Jail for a term of 1-12 months. Since Porschet is employed, he will be permitted to serve the time over weekends. The stiffest fine Morals Charges Filed Against Three Men PHILIPSBURG Charges of corrupting the morals of minors were filed by state po- lice against three Philipsburg men last night at a hearing held by Justice of the Peace Robert Byron. Bound over for court were Lawrence D. Pritchard, 24; Lynn Martin Pleskonko, 24; and Roy Edward Dobson Jr., 29. State Police Sergeant James Johnston said the three men Today in History 4 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Bombers Hit North Viet Again By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Waves of U S. B52 bombers raided North Viet Nam today for the third time in four days. The huge bombers, flying above the weather, struck again in the southern end of North Viet Nam just a few miles north of the demilitarized zone. The bombers hit Communist infiltration routes, truck parks and storage depots. Smaller U.S. tactical bombers gave the once-demilitarized zone between North and South Viet Nam a going over, pound- ing seven North Vietnamese storage areas in the zone. In South Viet Nam, ground fighting was small and scat- tered. The crack South Korean Tiger Division ended a six-month-old operation and promptly launched a new one. Simultane- ously, Australian troops termi- nated their current operation and the U.S. command an- nounced that the recently ar- rived 196th Light Infantry was in action for the first time. The U.S. command said the total number of U.S. planes lost over North Viet Nam, as of Fri- day, was 385. A spokesman said 123 U.S. planes have been lost in action over South Viet Nam. The B52 raids today marked the fifth time in the war that the eight-engine intercontinental bombers have raided North Viet Nam. Two of these raids were made last April against the Mu Gia Pass and the other three were made within the last four days. Inside the demilitarized zone once-neutral buffer area that is now a battleground U.S. Air Force Skyraiders and Canberra bombers struck at seven target areas Friday. Pi- lots reported destroying six structures, and setting fire to a fuel depot and seven piles of military supplies. Less than a mile south of the demilitarized zone. U.S. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 7 Importance of Drive Stressed Clergymen Will Remind People of United Fund Partly cloudy and fair with frost in exposed areas tonight, low 34 to 40. Fair and a little warmer Sun- day, the high around 70. Sunrise Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. 5.15 feet Today 7 a. m. 5.05 feet Clearfield Weather Friday low 40; High 62; Overnight low 42; Precipi- tation .10 inches. Mid State Airport Friday low 43; High 59; Overnight low 40. Football Scores By The Associated Press Lock Haven 32, Jersey Shore 7 Hollidaysburg 9, Chief Logan 0 Bald Eagle Nittany 44, Mifflin- burg 19 Cedar Cliff 33, Williamsport 19 Harrisburg Harris 20, Leban- on 13 Montgomery 39, Montoursville 14 Juniata Joint 26, Penns Val- ley 14 Hazleton 22, Kingston Central Catholic 21 Blakely 19, Old Forge 12 Lower Merion 13, Abington 0 Allentown Allen 20, Pennsburg 13 Mt. Carmel 31, Mahonoy Area 0 Shikellamy 58, Central Colum- bia 0 Pottsville 21, Tamaqua 13 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Church congregations will be reminded tomorrow of the im- portance of the Clearfield Area United Fund campaign to sup- port 13 health, welfare and character-building agencies. The drive for started Thurs- day. The Rev. Martin N. Glynn, the Rev. Dr. W. W. Willard Jr. and Belber Robinson, members of the Fund's church cooperation committee, have asked all church pastors in the area to observe tomorrow as United Fund Sunday and to encourage participation by their congre- gations in the fund-raising drive. They asked the pastors and congregations "To pray for God's blessing on the work of our United Fund agencies who serve our community, and for guidance and help for all who work, serve and give in the United Fund Campaign." "Our one United Fund Cam- paign is now under the committee said. "This cam- paign, as you know, supports Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 6 FIRST WINNER Billy Bigelow, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Bigelow of 322 Tenth St., Philipsburg, accepts the first football given by The Progress in the current subscrip- tion contest. The fifth grader turned in the names of not just one, but two, new subscribers on Monday, the opening day of the contest. Bill helps his brother, Alan, deliver a Progress route. Joseph C. Farrell, Progress assistant circulation manager, delivers the football to Billy. Capt. William C. Chase Jr., above, husband of Mrs. Judith Gilliland Chase of 609 Ogden Ave., Clearfield, has arrived in Viet Nam and has been assigned as an advisor to South Viet- namese in the First Corps area at Da Nang. South Viet Nam is divided into four corps areas and First Corps borders North Viet Nam and Cambodia in the northern most section. The 29-year-old captain is serving in the infantry and was last assigned to the U. S Army Training Center at Ft. Knox, Ky. He was graduated from Clear- field Area High School in 1955 and the U. S. Military Academy at West Point in I960 He holds a B S. in military science. He is a son of Mrs. William C. Chase of 104 S Second St Clearfield and the late Mr. Chase He is a member of the Clearfielri Elks Lodge and the Clearfield Fire Department. FREE FOOTBALLS! Sandy Ridge Soldier Arrives in Viet Nam SANDY RIDGE-Pfc. Gerald L Webster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Webster of Sandy Ridge, has landed at Pla Nu, Viet Nam, following a three-week trip by transport ship. He will be based at Qui Nau. He is a 1964 graduate of Phil- ipsburs Osceola Area Senior High School and had been sta- tioned at Ft. Hood, Tex with the 88th Transportation Com- pany 27th Battalion. SEE POSTSCRIPT FOR DETAILS Ding, Ding Dong, Everything's Gone Sold everything, cancel the ad, said the man. And that we did His Progress Clas .ificcl did the job for him so he no longer need- ed our services at least not for that matter. But like thousands of other satisfied friends we think he'll be back when he has another need. Call us tociav USED DOOKS: Wood out- side door, S2 Wood out- side door with S2. Wood storm door with glass and screen, S3. In- quire 217 Elizabeth St., Clearfield. To Buy, Sell, Rent, Trade, Use The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clearfield 765-5535 Or Your Nearest Progress Office. 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