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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - November 1, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Give some men an inch and their wives won't let them eat any more desserts. The Progress Reader's Tip President's trip and the elections are discussed by .lames Marlow in 'The World Today' on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 258 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Tuesday, November 1, 7966 15,155 Copies Daily 48 PAGES TODAY Viet Cong Shells Heart of Saigon Along State's Campaign Trail... Shapp Sees Upset Victory; Shafer Tours Philadelphia Democrats Base Claims On Private Polls By JOE KROVISKY DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The campaign of Milton Shapp, Democratic candidate for governor, came into this Bucks County community today after he p r e el i c t e d an overwhelming Democratic victory in Pennsylvania election day. Shapp said at Lock Haven on Monday night he would be elected governor by a 350,000 vote majority and said the Democratic- party would capture majorities in the state House and Sen-ale. Shapp told a Democratic ral- Scranton Opens 10-Mile Stretch Of Shortway SHARON, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Scranton said today the Keystone Shortway is helping Pennsylvania in its "continuing quest to become first in highways" in the nation. The governor was the principal speaker at ceremonies opening a 10 miles stretch of the Shortway - Interstate Rt. 80 - between West Middlesex and Rl. 19 in Western Pennsylvania. He said the new Shortway link, built at a cost of nearly $10 million, would moan much to the general economy of North- Republican Aims To Cut Vote Deficit in City By VINCE CAROCCI PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lt. Gov. Raymond P. Shafer flew into Philadelphia for another round of street campaigning and handshaking today in an attempt to cut into the expected Democratic margin here. Shafer, the Republican candidate for governor, concedes that Democrat Milton Shapp, by all indications, will carry this Democratic stronghold. But his strategy is to keep the Shapp margin down as much as possible. Shapp's campaign chiefs are Grand Jury OK's Retj push Coses Against ii* * J I Nine Defendants Hinted In Viet War Foe Desperately In Need of Victory, Americans Say Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Headless Team Wins Clearfield Kiwanis Parade A "headless" man and his "executioner" won first prize, an Amish family of five was runner-up and six cute Clown Cousins 1 rmk third place in last night's annual Clearfield Halloween parade, sponsored by the Clearfield Kiwanis Club. "The headless' man and his executioner, the latter carrying his victim's "head" and a broadaxe, were Drew Water-worth and Bill Walker, respectively. They received a cash prize of SI 5. Dick and Belh-Todd and throe youngsters, all attired in Amish dress, won the $10 second prize while third prize of $5 went to the Clown Cousins, who were Douglas. !). Tammy, 6, Maureen, 5. and Kimmy, 3, Eggers all children of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Eggers, and Darlenc Rhone. 4, and Eve Marie Rhone, 5. children of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Rhone. All of the clown costumes, five of them identical, were made by Mrs. Rhone. The group award of $5 went tn the Cub Scout unit from the Golden Rod Farms area who weir attired as spacemen marching behind a banner reading "Cub Scouts Off to Moon". All told. $75 in cash prizes and merchandise prizes con-and $100 in merchandise prizes contributed by Clearfield mer- SELr The Clearfield County November grand jury yesterday approved cases against nine defendants but dismissed charges of assault and battery filed against Mrs. Rose Gelnett of DuBois. As reported yesterday, the grand jury approved a charge of murder against Mrs. Bernice Woods D'Amico, 616 McBririe St., Clearfield, in the slaying of her brother, Howard Woods, 49, last August. In addition, the grand jury also approved charges against these defendants: John D. Shifter Jr., Clearfield R. D. 2, fornication and bastardy; James E. Keller, Millcrs-ville, fornication and bastardy; Walter Fink, Tyrone, operating a motor vehicle while under suspension. James- B. MacMillan, Driftwood R. D. 1, operating a motor vehicle while under suspension; Frank V. Calderone. DuBois. operating a motor vehicle while under suspension; David G. Peters, Madera, assault and battery; Louis M. A. Concel, 1709 Daisy St., Clearfield, assault and battery; and William A. Neidrick, Quakertown R. D. 2, failure to stop at scene of an accident and identify himself, and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating beverages. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 FIRST PRIZE WINNER of $15 in last night's Clearfield Halloween parade was this "Headless Man" and his "Executioner," portrayed by Bill Walker and Drew Wa-terworth. Parade was sponsored by the Clearfield Kiwanis Club with business firms and merchants contributing prizes. School Scouts Win Prizes At Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - The Locust Street School kindergarten and Girl Scout Troop 67 marched oft with grand prizes in last night's annual Halloween Parade at Curwensville sponsored by the Lions Club. The kindergarten group, bedecked as ghosts and cornstalks, and Troop 67. attired as a band of hobos, copped $10 cash prizes as the best grade and best organization respectively. The Locust Street second grade and Girl Scout Troop 66. meanwhile, were given second and third prize of $5 and S2 respectively in the best grade category while the Den 2 Go-Go Girls and the Den 4 Scrub Scouts took second and third prize as the best organization. Kathy Gaylor and partner and Gary Waroquicr and partner shared first prize as the most original. They were attired as two huge snowmen. Second prize went to Brad Bennett and John Johnson, dressed as dice, and third prize was won by Debbie and Mike Munchak-who were dressed as bums. Cadette Troop on Parade took second and John Gaylor Jr. By WILLIAM I,. RYAN AP Special Correspondent SAIGON (AP)-U.S. military men say the Communists in Viet Nam are desperately in need of a significant battle victory, and probably are building up in the north for an attempt In achieve one. Military sources say Gen. William C. Westmoreland, the U.S. commander in Viet Nam, is concerned about the demilitarized zone between North and South Viet Nam, created by the 1954 Geneva conference which divided the nation. Signs of a big Communist buildup have been delected in the general area along wilh indications that the North Vietnamese 324B Division, badly hurt by the U.S. Marines' Operation Hastings in August, is heing reactivated. U.S. attention also is turned to the south - to the Mekong Delta area, where up to now there has been no major American deployment. An American drive into the delta is in prospect. An upsurge in Viet Cong terror in many areas of South Viet Nam is interpreted as a reflection of Communist frustration. Military men say the Viet Cong are showing an increased disinclination to stand and fight anywhere, preferring instead tn use their old hit-and-run tactics. Military men's assessments of the over-all situation are tinged with cautious optimism, although they admit that in present circumstances victory is a long way off. Despite the trace of optimism, little has changed in Vict Nam for many months except that it is now regarded as impossible for the Americans to be defeated. ;v,�**ww.i' sot m m :w& JOHNSON GETS SEOUL WELCOME - President Johnson and South Korean President Chung Hee Park are greeted by crowds at Seoul's Kimpo Airfield after the Presidential plane brought the Johnsons to South Korea. (AP Wirephoto by radio from Seoul) 'We Are Proud Of You'... Johnson Lauds Troops in Korea By FRANK CORMIER CAMP STANLEY, Korea (AP) - "Keep your chin up and your chest out - we are proud of you and I came here to tell you so," President Johnson today told American troops confronting the Communists in Korea. The President traveled by train and helicopter into the rugged South Korea countryside to pay tribute to Korean and American troops guarding the 151-mile border with communist North Korea. - Inside The Progress For more political news, turn to Pages 5 and 14. t;i Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Philipsburg Firemen Not Laughing Over Halloween Joke' PHILIPSBURG - Some 30 volunteer firemen didn't appreciate someone's Halloween joke last night. The lire siren wailed at H:.'i.') p. m. and members of the Hope and Reliance fire companies made a run to Grecnie's P zza Shop two miles north of Philipsburg along Route 322. The firemen arrived a few minutes later to find there was no fire. The restaurant was not open all day. Fire Chief Richard T. Fry said that the person thoughtlessly turning in the alarm must not have taken into consideration the fact that he was jeopardizing the lives of some 30 men and S50.000 worth of fire equipment. He warned that the law provides a fine and imprisonment for persons convicted of turning in a false fire alarm. Cooper Twp. Planners Protest New Name For Shortway Exit The Cooper Township Planning Commission is up in arms over an announcement made by the State Highway Department that Interchange 21 of the Keystone Shortway will be renamed the Philipsburg-Kylcrtown Interchange when it is opened to traffic. The Department said last Friday that the change would be made "for geographic reasons and to assist motorists in reaching their destination." In a letter In State Highway Secretary Henry D. Harral today. Planning Commission Secretary J. David Fetter said: "A letter from you on July 12, 19fi6, indicated that you 'had taken official action based on requests from many interested parties to formally establish the Speaking earnestly and in a low voice Johnson in an off-the-cuff speech told the troops 20 miles south of the demilitarized zone between North and Sou'h Korea they were "doing a mighty good job" of protecting freedom in the United States and many parts of the world. He said no matter what they may read about anti-Viel Nam demonstrators or draft card burners, the great bulk of Americans are like them - standing up for freedom. Johnson began his second day in South Korea wilh an hour's meeting with President Chung Hee Park. They discussed Viet Nam, where South Korea has 45,000 troops, and Park's request for more U.S. funds to equip troops to replace them at home. After their talk, Johnson and ,cn,,s_on Clearfield's South Sec _____ ond Street today and the area was hosed down as a precaution. Firemen were summoned shortly before 11 a. m. A spokesman said it could not immediately be determined what A milk truck and a car side- the limjid uas ;,nci lhe wash- Classified Ads Hints From Ileloise ..... 8 Comics l"> News From Around World 6 Sports ............ 10, 11 Obituaries .............. 2 Hospital News .......... 7 Editorial, Columns ..... 4 Social News ...... I!, 16 Today in History ......... 4 Church News .......... 1 Liquid Washed From Street at Clearfield An unidentified tanker truck spilled part of its liquid con- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Truck, Car Sideswipe In Lone Area Mishap Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 THIS AMISH FAMILY PORTRAYAL won second prize of $10 for Dick and Beth Todd and their children In last night's Clearfield Halloween parade sponsored by the Kiwanis Club and Clearfield merchants. County Serviceman Based in Viet Nam FRF.NCIIVII.LK - Warrant Officer l.C. Gary J. Habnvick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew I). Ilubovick of Fretu-hville. has been serving wilh the Hilst Aviation Company near yui Nohn, Viet Nam. since Sept. 7%. He recenily received hi- wings as a helicopter pilot, after attending helicopter schools for the pa-J nine months prior to graduation at Ft. Wolters. Tex., and Ft. Rucher, Ala. Beforp that he was stationed al Pi. Sam Houston, Tex. He is a graduale of Clearfield Area High School and St. Joseph's liu-iness College of Bennington, Vt. Clearfield Police Ask Public's Assistance In Hit-Run Mishap Clearfield Borough police are asking for assistance from the public in locating a car involved in a hit-and-run accident last Friday in which an Altoona man was slightly injured and about $200 damage caused to his 1967 station wagon, The accident happened on North Third Street near the Kirsch Maytag store at 12:4j p. m. The police said John R. Fckert of 231 Beech Ave., Altoona, was leaning into the back seat of the station wagon when it was hit by a car traveling south on Third street. He suffered minor bruises of the knee. The station wagon, Please Turn to Page fi, Col. 3 swiped on Route 322 in Bradford Township yesterday at about 7:25 a. m. but no one 111 e was injured. It was the lone traffic accident reported in the district. Slate police from the Clearfield substation said both vehicles were traveling cast when down was merely being carried out as a protective meas- Police Investigate Clearfield Burglary Clearfield Borough Police lo-tlie milk truck, driven by David day were continuing an invrsti- A. Pry, 34. of Glen Richey, slowed to turn left into a private driveway. At the same time, the car gallon into a burglary at the Fred Diehl Motor Co., 216 Bridge Si rert. Police said the building was operated by Martha S. Srock, burglarized sometime between 50. of Smithmill, began to pass and sideswiped the truck. Damage, was set at $20() to the car. closing time last night and 6 a. in. today when the theft was discovered. The extent of the Minor damage was caused to theft was not innnediatelv de- the truck I ermined American Is Among 7 Killed 6 Vietnamese Die; Bombardment Fails To Disrupt Program By FRED S. HOFFMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (,\P) _ The Viet Cong unleashed an artillery bombardment on the center of Saigon today in a spectacular but unsuccessful attempt to disrupt South Viet Nam's National Day observances. Six Vietnamese and one American were known dead. Conflicting reports listed up to six more killed but these reports could not be verified. The one American known dead was a Navy officer. At least 30 Vietnamese and five Americans were wounded in the bombardment, the first time the Viet Cong shelled the capital with mortar and recoil-less rifle fire. The Viet Cong hurled 24 rounds of 75mm recoilless rifle fire in and around the parade route, U.S. military headquarters said. Vietnamese authorities reported mortar shells also struck during the shelling. The bombardment hit Sai-' gon's Roman Catholic cathedral, a Catholic school, the John F. Kennedy Square, the Saigon central market and the French-built Grail Hospital, the biggest in the capital. The bombardment, first of its kind by the Viet Cong against Saigon, failed to interrupt the massive parade marking the third anniversary of the overthrow of the late President Ngo Dinh Diem. For two hours and 20 minutes, soldiers of the South Vietnamese armed forces and the six nations allied wilh them paraded before tens of thousands and leading Vietnamese and foreign dignitaries. U.S. military headquarters said the shelling came from a point 3'ii miles southeast of Saigon near An Khanh Ka. Six U. S. gunship helicopters closed in on the area and artillery spotter planes were aloft. A ground force of allied troops also swept the area but the Viet Cong gunners apparently escaped, U. S. headquarters announced that three Viet Cong were captured near the parade grandstands on Kennedy Square. A spokesman said they were armed with grenades and small arms. A Vietnamese spokesman said four . more Viet Cong, armed with grenades and weapons, were seized in the vicinity Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Oldest Resident Of County Dies At 101 DUBOIS - Funeral services were held at DuBois yesterday for the oldest resident of Clearfield County, Mrs. Mary Cold-well of Rockton who died Saturday, Oct. 29, at the age of 101. She was born Jan. 5, 1865. Mrs. Coldwell was the oldest member of St. John's Lutheran Church here, having been received into the church in 1896. Fifty eight direct descendants survive her, among them three brothers: Calvin, DuBois R. D,; Charles, Rockton; and Jacob; Kane. Her husband, Charles Clifford Coldwell, died in 1932. A daughter, a son, three sisters and three brothers also preceded her in death. The Rev. Lcland Fackler officiated at the services and in-termenl was in the Rockton Cc met cry. FREE FOOTBALLS! SEE PAGE 11 FOR DETAILS former District Man Guilty In Double Slaving MIA MA, Fla. (Special to The Progress) - Millionaire socialite Robert Wilbur Ball, 4�, a former resident of Phil jpsliiirg R. D.. has been found gwiliy of killing his estranged wife and her alleged lover in the bedroom of her Miami home. A 12-m:iii jury deliberated for six hours here Saturday before finding Ball guilty of second degree murder in lhe deaths of Regina Ball. 33, and Daniel Na-ii. 3(3. Under Florida law. Judge France J. Christip can impose a sentence rangins from 20 years In life. He deferred seniencing and Rail was returned lo jail pending a pre sentencing investigation. Ball was president of the for- l'ltase Turn to Pa Mostly cloudy and cooler wilh occasional rain tonight and Wednesday, becoming mixed at times with snow. Low tonight 32 to 42. Clearfield Weather Monday high 50; low 28; overnight low 30. Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 4.90 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 4.90 feet (stationary). Mid - State Airport Monday high 50; low 19; ovenuyht low 42. Court Is Hearing Suit Against Highway Dept. One of a .series of civil suits being brought into lhe Clearfield Count', courts as the result of the taking of private land for Ke\ stone Shortway construction was continuing in today's session of the November ci\ .1 court term In this c.im' - actually two su.l- tried as one -- the plain-i:0. .or lloA.inl K. Sieheni'ock ol t.iuri'iicc Township and the 11 K I'orii : Co \�.ho are suing the t ninmoi'"<--aith of Pennsylvania and t.ie Department of H-ghwa\s for damages. Thp land involved consists of approximately 95 acres of farm land owned by Mr. Siebenrock. The Porter company claims it holds the mineral rights to all bul two acres of the property. Please Turn to l'agu 6, Col. 8-
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