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   Progress, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               Today's Chuckto the average husband a lew tools and in no time at all a dripping faucet will become running stream. THE PROGRESS Rtottor's Tip For more pictures on Gov. Scranton's visit, turn to Pages 2 and 3. Vol. 60 No. 235 Our 56th Cle-arfield, Philiptburg, Mothannon Volley, Pa., Wednesday, October 5, 1966 Copies Daily 52 PAGES TODAY Yount Believed Temporarily Insane In Clearfield Address... Scranton Takes Swipe At Democratic Foe Talk Features Whirlwind Visit to Area By GEORGE A. SCOTT Editor, The Progress Governor William W. Scranton, conducting a whirl- wind tour of Jefferson, Clear, field and Centre counties, told a luncheon audience at Clearfield yesterday that the Republican ticket headed by Ray Shafer should win in No- vember and he blasted Dem- ocratic gubernatorial candi- date Milton Shapp as a "man obsessed with power who will do anything, say any- thing and pay anything to get what he wants." The Governor, addressing a capacity audience in the New Dimeling Hotel ballroom short- ly after officially opening Shaf- er for Governor campaign headquarters in the former Mil- ler Hardware building next to the YMCA, emphasized the rec- ord "of extraordinary progress" his administration has made in the last four years, "a record on which Ray Shafer and his running mates are running this fall, and a record upon which they want to build an even bet- ter Pennsylvania for all Penn- sylvanians." "The progress we have made over the past four years must continue unabated if the chal- lenges facing state government are to be met Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 1 BIG'WELCOME Gov. Scran ton beams a s he and Congressman Albert W. Johnson arrive at P h il i p s b u r g yesterday amid a warm welcome from the Phil- ipsburg-Osceola Senior High School Band. Scranton opened GOP headquarters in the borough and spoke to both junior and senior high school students. OFFICIALLY OPENED Gov. Scranton and James B. Reese of Houtzdale, chairman of Clearfield County Citizens for Shafer, do the honors as a ribbon-cutting cere- mony marks the opening of Shafer campaign headquarters at Clearfield yester- day. The headquarters is located in the former Miller Hardware building next to the YMCA. (Progress Photo) Scranfon Headquarters At Philipsburg Word Awaited On Stalled Bill By WILLIAM B. McFEETERS Progress Philipsburg Bureau PHILIPSBURG Glendale feoarrf Acts on New School Matters COALPORT Action on two matters concerning the new school was taken at last night's meeting of the Glendale School Board here. Legal procedures were carried out in the exchange of land for the new school between the De- partment of Forests and Waters and the Glendale School District. Also, the school room sched- ule as formerly prepared was adopted with the legal provision that rooms be revised if neces- sary. In other matters, the directors granted permission for Fred1 Korman to attend the PSEA (Pennsylvania State Education Association) meeting at Mans- field Oct. 13 and 14 and for Paul Winslow and John F. Smith to attend the state association meeting of secondary principals at Harrisburg Oct. 23-25. Thomas Forberger of Bell- wood, who formerly taught in the B-C-I School System, was hired as fourth and fifth grade teacher at the Blandburg school. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 S. Gilbert Norris, Weil-Known Barber At Curwensville, Dies CUR WENS VILLE S. Gilbert (Gib) Norris, 60, of Curwens- ville, proprietor of a barber shop here for many years, died at p. m. yesterday in the Clearfield Hospital. Born at Curwensville July 14, 1906, a son of the- late Samuel G. and Rosa Hale Norris, he is survived by his wife, the for- mer Vida Ellinger, a son, Sam- uel, of Curwensville, and one granddaughter. A sister, Mrs. Anna Bloom of Curwensville, survives as does a foster sister, Mrs. Frank (Alice) Hipps of Clearfield, and two brothers, William Norris of Osceola Police Probe Burglaries OSCEOLA MILLS Borough Police are investigating two burglaries which occurred here early yesterday morning and last Friday morning. Police "Chief Russell Holden said this morning that someone broke through a ventilation op- ening in the roof of Hirsh's Store sometime after a.m. yesterday and got away with an estimated worth of shoes, sweaters and other clothing. Early last Friday morning, the chief reported, between 12 and 15 bottles of liquor, some cigars and from to in cash was taken from the Moose Club. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 Inside The Progress Classified Ads 20, 21 Hints Prom Heloise 19 Comics 23 News From Around World 10 Sports ..........16, 17 Obituaries 8 Hospital News 21 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News ___ 12, 24 Area Servicemen U School News 5 Available at The Progress Schools Praise Educational Film Excellent exceptionally good both interesting and worthwhile the general opinion of the teachers and students was a job "well done" in defining and show- ing the functioning of the electoral college our teach- ers and students were very impressed with the film, an West Decatur 'Boil Water7 Order Ends WEST DECATUR Lewis Shaw, chairman of the West Decatur Author- ity, announced today that the Department of Health has notified him that the "boil water" order has lifted here. Mr. Shaw pointed out that the chlorinator has heen In operation for about a month but that the Health Department recently authoriied him to make the above announce- ment. excellent teaching aid. These arc comments received from area high schools which have used The Associated Press filmstrip "Special Report" fur- nished by The Progress as a public sendee for use in class- room instruction this year. In use this week at the Glendale and Harmony junior and senior high schools, the filmstrip al- ready has been used by Clear- field, Curwensville, Moshannon Valley, Philipsburg Osceola, West Branch and St. Francis schools in their social studies classes. The current filmstrip, entitled "The People's Choices" and dealing with the Electoral Col- lege and changes proposed in it, is the first of eight that are footballs Going Like Hotcakes In Contest They're going like hotcakes" said our Circulation Department today when asked about one of the easiest subscription con- tests ever to come down the pike. They were referring to the free footballs offered by The Progress to any boy Progress carrier or not who gets one new, six-month subscription for the newspaper. So far, a total of 153 footballs, complete with three-way kick- ing inflating needle and pump, have been won by boys who found it a snap to sign up one new subscriber. If you're a boy living in Clear- field County or the Philipsburg Borough, Rush, Snow Shoe or Burnside Township area of Cen- tre County you're eligible to cash i.i on a great opportunity to get a free football set. But you'd better hurry. More than 300 boys have won just in the past five days. Complete rules can be found on Page 8 of today's Progress. Clearfield Merchants Discuss Promotions, Holiday Season Plans for future promotions and activities were discussed by members of the Clearfield Merchants Association last night at their regular meeting in the Clearfield Curwensville Country Club. The first event by the asso- ciation will be a three-day Econ- omy Days sale on Oct. 21-22- 24 during which time will be awarded to shoppers. It was agreed the stores will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, until noon with a special sales event to be planned for noon to 9 p. m. that day. In a final project, the asso- ciation approved the official opening of the Christmas shop- ping season for Friday, Nov. 25, with details concerning the ar- rival of Santa Claus to be an- nounced later. Charles Hughes, president of the association, was in charge of the meeting and named the following members to a nomin- ating committee David Liv- ingston, Ward Smith and John Tylwalk. President Hughes re- ported he will name two more members to the committee later. here yesterday and then went es in the junior and senior high schools. He was accompanied by Con- gressman. Albert W. Johnson, State Senator Daniel A. Bailey, 'and Austin M. Harrier, can- didate for the General Assem- bly. The Governor's party reached the community 15 minutes ahead of schedule. He was by the By JOHN L. TAYLOR HARRISBURG (AP) Republicans awaited word Governor today their proposal aimed, at ending the legislative -aver consumer credit bill, immediate reaction from Democrats in the House of cautious optimism. They seemed ready to ac- appeared to be a Senate concession a proposal to insert an amendment placing out-of-state stores under the bill's control. At issue was a landmark piece of legislation aimed at protecting Pennsylvania buyers from hidden and excessive in- Sidelights Of Trial Psychiatrist Offers His Opinion By BETTY HAMILTON A psychiatrist told the jury in the Jon E. Yount murder- rape trial yesterday that in his opinion the defendant was temporarily insane at the time when 18-year-old Pamela Sue Rimer was killed and that he had "no know- ledge of the nature or qua- lity of his act." The psychiatrist, Dr. Sherman Pochapin of Pittsburgh, was one of two expert witnesses in the field of mental disorders called by the defense yesterday to substantiate its claim that the 28-year-old math teacher was legally insane when the murder was committed. This morning Allegheny Coun- ty Chief Deputy Coroner Dr. Cy- ril H. Wecht of Pittsburgh was on the stand throughout the en- tire session, to answer the charge of rape brought against Yount. Dr. Weeht, who is both a lawyer and a medical doctor specializing in criminal patho- logy, testified that in his opinion the sexual relations in the case occurred "18 hours or more" before the autopsy. (According to testimony the autopsy was performed some five hours after the murder.) Dr. Wecht said he based his conclusion on the autopsy re- port made by Biookville patholo- gist Dr. John Unger and on the microscopic examination made at the time of the autopsy. The slide, which had been examined under microscope and convinced Dr. Unger rape had occurred, was not submitted to Dr. Wecht until a little more than two weeks ago. He admitted under cross-ex- amination that he had not seen the girl's body or a picture of the body. The Pittsburgh pathologist al- so said that his conclusion that Yount could not have had sexual relations with the girl was" also based on the fact that she had lower part of her body. "Would your conclusion have been changed if the autopsy re- port had indicated bruises on Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 greeted Osceola Area Senior High day afternoon when seat School Band, and praising the was filled and windows and band, said They are Speaking to a large group of a few spectators left their places persons at the headquarters, on_the benches to take a stretch, where he officiated at a ribbon The others settled for terest rates on installment sales. The House passed the meas- ure last June and the Senate gave its approval last week. TM.-V i. The heat in the courtroom be- Plulipsburg- came almost unbearable Tues- after inserting several revisions The House, however, refused to pass it House Democrals They are terrific! doors closed dunng testimony Even durinS recess time only cutting, Gov. Scranton stressed their places rather of said it cqntained a major loop- hole that might permit out-of- state stores to escape the law. Senate Majority Leader Stan- vious denial- that such a loop- hole exists, but he told a news in the November in the courtroom during the wonderjful noon recess to make certain candidates, the Governor de- they have a good spot to hear Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 the testimony.____ About 80 per cent of the spectators are women and its estimated that about half the crowd is from DnBois where the defendant was a high school teacher. conference'at the Capitol Tues- Madera Firm Submits Windber Work Bid HARRISBURG (AP) The State Forests and Waters De- partment says the Tiracorda Construction Co.. Madera, has submitted the only bid for al- terations to the Windber flood protection project on Paint day: "To avoid any delay in agree- ment, I expect the Senate Re- publican conferees to vote to insert a specific statement in Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Jurors Excused, Witnesses Not Since the Jon E. Yonnt murder rape trial is ex- pected to continue through- out the remainder of this week, all jurors who were told to .-eport tomorrow at a. m. have been excused from further serv- ice. However, the district at- torney's office has an- nounced that witnesses and other interested per- sons who were to report Thursday morning are now to report this Monday at 9 a. m. Baseball fans among the jur- ors are finding one of the handi- caps of jury service is being cut off from newspapers. Judge the bid was Stricter Enforcement Ordered at Houtzdale HOUTZDALE Borough Council last night issued a warning to the public that the community laws will be more strictly enforced. Mayor Camile George told Council that the Police Depart- ment has been instructed lo rig- idly enforce the ordinance ban- ning the use of air guns in the borough. He warned that of- fenders will be fined and the weapons confiscated. The police also have been or- Rail Merger Is Approved By U.S. Court NEW YORK (AP) A spe- cial three-judge federal court, in a 2-1 decision, has given its as- sent to the merger of the Penn- sylvania and New York Central railroads. The merged line would be the largest in the na- tion. In granting the go-ahead Tuesday the court, however, gave nine smaller roads, headed by the Erie-Lackawanna, until Friday to file notice of appeal. A spokesman for the Erie de- clined comment, but many ob- servers believe that the Erie will seek a review of the deci- sion from Supreme Court Jus- tice John M. in charge of affairs in the New York area. The merger which would link Pennsylvania and Central trackage along a stretch, from the East Coast to St. Louis could take place by Nov. i. it had been scheduled Communist Toll Climbs as Allies Press Search By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) U.S. air cavalrymen and allied forces pressed relent- lessly in on a badly mauled Communist force near the coast of central Viet Nam today and reported a mounting toll of 637 enemy troops killed or captured in four days of fighting. The helicopter-borne Ameri- can troops pushing down from the north claimed 43 more was unable to permit them to have even the sports sections to read the baseball scores. It's going to be even tougher on them now that World Series time is here One of the Commonwealth witnesses, State Police Cor- Plcase Turn to Page ]0, Col S Bulletins MIAMI, Fla Inez, growing meaner again over the warm Gulf of Mexico, an ominous stop, lashing ihc seas with winds up to 126 miles an hour. AUSTIN. Tex. Tex- as Court of Criminal Appeals Reports Due Tomorrow... United Fund Leaders Step Up Drive Pace Clearfield Area United Fund Leaders are intensifying their efforts in this year's United Fund Drive with separate meetings being held by division chairmen throughout ths Clearfield area. General Campaign Chairman John Jackson said "We are redoubling our efforts to make sure we reach our goal this year. We cannot let down our 13 United Fund Agencies who are dependent on United Fund's suc- cess. The continuation of the service programs of our agen- cies depends on the United Fund gifts from Clearfield Area business firms, professional USO is there only if you care... GIVE! men and employes. "If fail to reach our watcrs of the snal. an increase of 500 round todaj to last some area rcsi- dent in need will nol be able to he given a helping hand; a child in need of assistance at the Children's Home or the Sociclv for Crippled Children will not be able to be helped; reversed today the death-penal- some will not be able tv C0nvjction of Jack Rub'v for to be North Vietnamese regulars or the murder of Lec Harvey Os- YMCA Viet Cong killed in the last 24 wald. Oswald ua, identiflod bv hours of Operation Irving and 60 the Warren Commission as more captured President Kennedy's assassin. Lmts of the South Korean Ti- _ _ ger Division, battering at the Reds from the said they killed 77 more Communists and captured three. Along with OTTAWA United States has taken a pause in its bombing of part of the buffer South Vietnamese infantrymen zone separating the two Viet holding the western flank, the allied total reported since Sun- day reached 443 enemy killed Nams. the Canadian Press re- accommodated in the or scouting programs; or perhaps the Red Cross will not be able tn adequately fi- nance its vital Blood Program or provide assistance to the families of our gallant men m service." Mr. Jackson stated that it is this realization of the needs of local member agencies of the United Fund that prompt United PleiM Turn lo 3, Col. I Please Turn lo 10, Col. a Turn to 10, Col. 1 taut Turn U Col. J of a general pause in the war's it said. Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 7 Three million lonely, displaced men and women, serving our country, far from home. Who serves them, wherever they are? 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