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   Progress, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               Husband to wife trytac on new hit: "Of counw you eta buy K, Dear. I like that af ed look it flvw you." THE PROGRESS Read about special physical education plan for youngsters on Page 7. Vol. 60 No. 233 Our Wth Year Clearfield, Curweftfville, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, October 3, 1966 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Defense Opens Case in Yount Trial Claim Jo Han Kttltd 227... American Troops Pounce On Fleeing Communists ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) Helicopter-hopping U. S. troops pounced on a fleeing Communist force today and reported killing 117 more of the enemy in near South Viet Nam's central coast. The added dead raised to 227 the two-day toll taken by units of the 1st Air Cavalry, Airmobile, Division which fought a furious battle Sunday with the Communists and reported 110 killed. Reports' from the battle area 30 miles north of the coastal city of Qui Nhonsaid the number of Communist dead was still climb- ing. The Communist unit was a mixed force of North Vietnam- ese regulars and Viet Cong. Official U.S. sources said casualties among the chopper- lifted cavalrymen were light. The battle began after the enemy shot down three U.S. hel- House lemfcr Sees Conference Looms On Consumer Credit Bill By PAUL ZDINAK HARRISBURG (AP) The controversial consumer credit bill appeared today to be on a headlong journey to a leg- icopters, prompting the.cavalry- Islotive conference committee for discussion of House-Senate differences. "I believe a loophole does House Majority Lead- er Joshua Eilberg said. "I will urge our caucus to non-concur in the Senate amendments. There appeared no doubt that the caucus would ratify Eilberg's stand. Since Democrats rule the House, their non-concurrence to the amendments would throw the bfli into conference com- mittee. A conference committee con- sists of three Senators and three Representatives. Political- ly, they would be three Republi- cans and three Democrats. Eilberg, D-Pbiladelphia, was Hurricane Inez Aims Fury At Abaco Islands men to charge the force of more than 300 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops. The helicop- The new fighting along the central coast shifted attention away from the prolonged fight by the U.S. Marine's just south of the demilitarized zone sepa- rating North and South Viet Nam. U.S. B52 bombers struck a little below the buffer zone to- day for the fourth straight day of raids inside or close to the zone. The bombers rained explo- sives on North Vietnamese troop concentrations and infil- tration routes 20 miles west of LIVE MORTAR SHELL REMOVED Capt. Harry H. Dins- removing a live 60-millimeter mortar shell from the 22- more. Navy surgeon from Punxsutawney, Pa., left, year-old soldier's body. The shell was lodged iust over 1 I !..___ _Jt F> i_ _ l_ _ m _ _ and 1st Class Petty Officer John J. Lyons of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, stand'beside the bed of Vietnamese soldier Nguyen Long Saturday at Da Nang Naval Hospital after his left hipbone. Long was reported in good condition today. (AP Wirephoto by radio from Saigon) To Speak at Clearfield... By BEN FUNK asked if he thought a consumer brawling '-killer' of the tropics! 20 mUes west credit bill would emerge from a Hurricane Inez, roared up an forward headquar- conference committee if one is alley between the resort cities g Ha' called. On occasion a bill will of Miami and Nassau today and .Jr.JS'tLT' T die in committee. aimed her growing new fury at 3t4B North the land division below the demilitarized zone, the Marines have reported killing 955 North Governor Visits Area Tomorrow growing "I don't know how determined the Abaco Islands, the Republican Senators are to that time fongot their Eilberg replied. Lashing out to 'east and west, 955 North Governor William W. Scranton visits Clearfield and "The" loophole, you will recall, 'Inez jabbed at the south Florida and capturing four Philipsburg tomorrow in a rapid-fire campaign tour which didn't appear until the last coast with gusty winds and seizing IT weapons. But will keep him in the area for only 3 hours and 15 minutes. some Leatherneck units have been hard hit. Inside The Progress Classified Ads 12, 13 Hints From Heloise 16 Comics ..........15 News From Around World 6 Sports 10, 11 Obituaries z Hospital News 13, 14 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News Today in History 4 moment." squalls and sent a tornado spi- The bill in its original form' raling into Nassau that killed a was passed by the 16-month-old child. sent to the Senate which com- Directly ahead of the mighty storm which kilied perhaps hundreds in the Caribbean Sea, was Great Abaco Island, second Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 s ea aco san, secon Port of Turnpike Ave. the Bahamas and the week in Viet Nam _ home Of persons. Closed Wednesday persons. Great He is scheduled to arrive at Clearfield for a major a. m. Plans call for him to officially open the Republican campaign headquarters next door to the YMCA on North Second Street soon after his arrival by car from Brookville, according to county GOP Chairman Robert Goodman.. -------------------___ From there he will, go to the New Dimeling Hotel for a noon Benjamin R. Bodle Jr., man- ager of the Clearfield Municipal Authority, announced today that Turnpike Avenue from the Clearfield Hospital to the Mill Road intersection will be closed to traffic this Wednesday while new water service installations are made. Mill Road, however, will be open and may be used as a traffic by-pass. Mr. Bodle said the Turnpike Avenue closing will be in effect from 7 a. m. until 5 p. m. Water service from the vicinity of the hospital to the Last Chance area will also be disrupted that day while the new installation is be- ing made. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Namara will go to South Viet FREE FOOTBALLS! gon announced today. McNamara will confer Nam with U.S. Henry Cabot Lodge and Gen. William C. Westmoreland, head of the U.S. forces in that coun- try. The defense chief also will tending the luncheon be in their 380 persons have purchased ets are still available at GOP Headquarters, call 765-5391. Scranton will deliver his ad- visit combat the" field" dress at approximately on this, his eighth trip to Viet Nam. Accompanying McNamara m- in tne ballroom of the hotel. He is expected to speak about 20 or 30 minutes. Fol- will be General Earle G. Wheel- lowing the program, providing er, chairman of the Joint Chiefs there is sufficient time, Scran- ton wil1 FOR DETAILS SEE PAGE 8 of Staff, and assistant secre- taries of defense, Arthur Syl- vester, and John T. McNaugh- ton. Paving Process On Shortway Part of Tour SNOW SHOE A new high- way paving process is being watched closely here to deter- mine if it can be used more widely in Pennsylvania's huge road buildin-g program. The technique called slip-form paving, eliminates the need for costly and time-consuming erec- tion of metal forms in advance of the paving machines. A Keystone Shortway project nearly five miles in length is being paved with the slip-form method. The Pennsylvania High- w a y Information Association (PHIA) has the project on it. itinerary for a fast-paced tour of six big construction jobs this Thursday. PHIA will airlift about 80 news- me.n and certain highway of- ficials to Philipsburg, then take the party over the rugged 28- mile project corridor in buses. About million in work is un- der way in the mountainous sec- tor on Interstate 80. The tour was rescheduled from Sept. 22 when ram and fog grounded the aircraft. Victor Anckaitis, chief engi- neer for the State Highway De- partment, said he was very op- timistic about results so far in the unique paving operation. The work is being, done by Number One Contracting Corp., West PiU.slon, under contract. Anckaitis pointed out that the Plea.se Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 NEWS PA PER fl R C H1V E Increasing cloud iness and warmer tonight, low- est around 45 to 55. Clou- dy, windy and warm Tues- day with showers and scat- tered thundershowers in the afternoon or evening. Sunrise Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. m. 5.55 feet Today 7 a. m. 5.50 feet Clearfield Weather Sunday low 36; High 46; Overnight low 41. Mid State Airport Sunday low 38; High 53; Overnight low 28. Five Day Forecast Oct. 4-8: Temperatures will average three to five degrees below normal. The normal highs range from 66 to 69; the normal lows from 45 to 48. It will be cooler Tuesday night and Wednesday, warmer Fri- day and cooler again over the weekend. Rainfall will total about three-quarters of an inch as showers Tuesday and Wed- nesday and again at the end of the week. Three Injured In Eight Area Road Accidents Three persons were injured as a result of eight weekend traf- fie accidents in the Clearfield County-Moshannon Valley area, including five in the Philipsburg Whlte' Vlce chairman, will head greet those attending. His itinerary calls for him to leave town at p. m. From to the gover- nor will be at Philipsburg where he will open the Republican headquarters in the Finberg Building. From here he will go to Bellefonte to open party head- quarters there. The governor will be wel- comed at Philipsburg by the Philipsburg Senior High School's Blue and White Band, directed by John E. Manner. Senator Claims Shapp P roar am Is Impossible Democratic gubernatorial candidate's plan for free higher education was attacked here Saturday night as' an impossible program at a din- ner meeting of the Clearfield County Republican Committee. Sen. Stanley G. Stroup, major- ity leader in the Pennsylvania Senate, told some 400 dinner guests that Milton Shapp's edu- cation plan would incur interest on a bond issue that would ex- ceed the cost of the program over a 30-year period. The senator, speaking in the Harmony Grange hall, also said that the Republican state plat- form, in general, is a good pro- gram because it covers both rural and urban areas. On specific matters, he noted: That the state's highway construction program sjill needs a great amount of money to con- tinue toward its goals: v That the best solution to the problems of the Milk Control Bigler Firm Given____ Time Extension If Conditions Are Met The State Health Department has clarified a story published Friday concerning a time exten- sion for the Bradford Coal Co. of Bigler on a State Air Pollu- tion Commission abatement or- der. The Commission has granted the firm a conditional 60-day ex- tension of time beyond the 90 days specified in the commis- sion's Aug. 23 order. The 60-day extension was granted on the condition that the coal company complete installa- Please Turn to Page 6, The governor will cut the rib- Commission would be to increase bon formally opening the head- quarters. Stewart Dunsmore, Philipsburg Area Republican chairman, and Mrs. Madeline area. Damage was listed at more than Russell Pearce, 83, of Philips- burg suffered a possible fracture and bruises of the arms and legs Saturday at p. m. when he was struck at the in- tersection of Second and Pres- queisle streets by an automobile operated by Donald Edward Hubler, 17, of Allport. Police officer Robert Trump reported Hubler was driving north on Second Street, stopped for the sign at Presqueisle street, pulled out and made a left turn on Presqueisle and did not see the pedestrian. Mr. Pearce was treated at the Uni- ted Presbyterian Home and la- ter taken to the Philipsburg State General Hospital for X- rays. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 the welcoming committee. Following the ribbon cutting there will be an informal gather- ing in the headquarters and re- freshments will served. The governor's plane will land at DuBois-Jefferson Coun- ty Airport tomorrow morning. He will then be driven to Brook- ville for a breakfast meeting. the size of the board for better representation and to change the milk control laws to protect all parties; V That the re-election of Sen. Daniel A. Bailey of Philipsburg to the State Senate may be the key to a GOP majority in that body. Also on the speakers' platform Please Turn to Page 2. Col. 2 Another Tie Upsets Win in Grid Contest For the third week in a row, a tie game has been the stumb- ling block in The Progress-Mer- chants football contest. DuBois anu Bradford tied, 6-6, ruining the chances for a win- ner last week, but upping the cash award offered by The Progress to Other scores were as follows: Houtzdale Man Heads New Clearfield County Shafer Organization James B. Reese of Houtzdale is chairman of the newly-formed Clearfield County Citizens for Shafer organization. ing the candidacy of Lt. Gov. Raymond P. Shafer as governor are: Mrs. Libby Caskey, Coal- port, vice chairman; Kenneth R. Long, Clearfield, treasurer; Don R. Miller, Clearfield, pub- lip relations; Mrs. Lawrence Punxsutawney Doctor Helps Save Viet Gl By BOB POOS DA NANG, Viet Nam A U. S. Navy doctor and an ex- plosive expert removed a live 60mm mortar shell from the body of a Vietnamese soldier Saturday. The soldier was re- ported in good condition after- ward. The operation was performed by Capt. Harry H, Dinsmore of Punxsutawney, Pa., and engine- man 2c John J. Lyons of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, at the U. S. Navy Hospital in Da Nang. The mortar shell had entered the soldier's left shoulder and lodged in the front of his rib cage. Dr. Dinsmore said the pro- jectile did some muscle damage but broke no bones and did not seriously damage any internal organs. The soldier was wounded ear- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Defendant Will Take Stand By BETTY HAMILTON Progress Staff Writer The defense opened its side in the Jon E. Yount mur- der-rape trial this morning and said it will show the de- fendant has a history of phy- sical illness which affected his actions on the evening of April 28, when he is accus- ed of the rape and slaying of one of his high school pupils, 18-year-old Pamela Sue Rim- er. Defense Attorney Homer King said the defendant, him- self, will take the stand to add his side to what the at- torney termed in his opening remarks to the jury, as the "Jon E. Yount Story." The defense opened its case shortly after court convened at 9 a. m. this morning. The Com- monwealth rested Saturday af- ternoon. In his remarks to the jury, Mr. King, speaking in a voice that was hardly audible to those beyond the jury box, said ths defense will show through mem- bers of the defendant's family that he has suffered for years from headaches, hives and as- thma and that he has shunned medical treatment. Mr. King said the defense will also show that Yount was involved in a traffic accident during April. The first witness called was Yount's pretty, blonde, 25-year- old wife, Ruth, who told of marrying Yount in 1S61 of shar- ing his love of fishing, hunting, bowling and baseball with him until the birth of their two chil- dren, now aged 3 and 1. She testified that on the morn- ing of April 28, he had taken aspirin for one of his frequent headaches before leaving for school at about a. m. After school he came to the Please Turn to Page 6, Col. I Time Changed For Jury on Thursday Here's another change for Clearfield County JUT- ors who were originally asked to report for duty today. It was announced Sat- urday that Judge John A. Cherry had changed the reporting day to Thurs- day due to the length of the Yount trial. But the time listed should have been a. m. instead of 9 o'clock. E'V" _tHu ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Dorothy Brink, a, left, of the Berwins- dale 4-H Club receives the 1966 best news reporting oword in Clearfield County 4-H competition. Miss Janet E. Tritt, extension home economist, made the presenta- tion in behalf of The Progress, sponsor of the award. Clearfield Covnty 4-H Achievement Night was held Saturday in the Curwensville Area High School. f rrcit luuun.i. uc relations; Mrs. Lawrence rirenttn SUmmOntd fute over Clearfield 13- Stevens, Clearfield, headquar- _.____i_j Cambria Heights over Cur- ters chairman: Rohprt navirl- Clearfield firemen responded to a general alarm at TMer- rill Street at a. m. today At Achievement Night Program 4-H Members, Leaders Honored 13 6 Mt chairman: basement filled with smoke when Mrs. Morris Rook Placed some soot which she thought to be cool in a paper special inter- and George and Haven 27-12, Bald Eagle Area over Moshannon Valley 25 19. The Portage Penn Cambria tcore was unavailable. Area chairmen are: Edgar Buterbaugh, Cherry Tree and Burnside Township area; Jack Please Turn to Page 2, Col. t Another year of 4-H work was brought to a close Saturday night as 4-H members and lead- ers gathered in the Curwrns- ville Aroa High School for the annual achievement nisht pro- gra m. Entertainment consisted ofr slides, "I Am the sing- ing by Sally Boyce and Linda Weaver of Harmony 4-H Club, and a piano by Susan Mc- Fadden of Hrpburnia 4-H Club and Linda McKep of Olnnta 4 Tl Club Donald Whitaker, president of the County 4 H Club Council, presided over the program. Recipients of the various awards were: "I Dare You" award present- ed to Dorothy Brink, Rprwins- dale 4-H Club, and Phillip Brothers, Harmony 4-H Club, by Norman K. Brown, associate Please Turn to Page 6, I NEWSPAPER Rfi CHIVE   

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