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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - November 15, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle A bachelor is a man who has taken advantage of the fact that marriage is not; compulsory. fodder's Tip Turn to Page 11. for picture story on traditional' football game. V Vol. 60 - No. 269 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Tuesday, November 15, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 32 PAGES TODAY Astronauts To Climax Gemini Program DP/ Staffer Hired... County Board Names Technical School Head Use Of Hydrants Aired Is Presented To at Pike Twp. Authority, _ ^ m m . � ot The position of director of the in-the- making Clearfield County Area Technical School, which has been vacant since Oct. 1, was filled by the election of Dr. Ivan C. Mc-Gee of Camp Hill by the County Board of School Directors at its regular monthly meeting last night. Dr. McGee, who presently is on the staff of the Department of Public Instruction at Harrisburg, will succeed Edward T. Jacobs, who resigned effective Oct. 1 to become technical school supervisor in Montgomery County. Dr. McGee will assume his duties in __* # Clearfield County Jan. 1 State Assembly May End 1966 Session Today HARRISBURG (AP) - The legislative leadership said today it had reached tentative agreement to adjourn the 1966 General Assembly this afternoon. "We've reached a tentative agreement to adjourn, said Senate Republican Majority Leader Stanley G. Stroup after conferring with House Democratic Majority Leader Joshua. Eilberg at a meeting of the General State Authority executive board. "That's right," Eilberg commented. "All that's left is for us to run through the formalities." Gov. Scranton, president of the GSA executive board, had no immediate comment on the adjournment plans. Senate Republicans waited to touch bases with Scranton before committing themselves to an adjournment. The governor was out of town Monday on a speaking engagement in Boston, Mass. House Democrats disclosed Monday that they were ready to .quit for the year if the Senate was. ; House Republican Minority BOSTON, Mass. - Harris G. Breth, executive secretary the Clearfield, Pa., Chamber of Commerce, told the All- CurWenSVille COUIICil America City jury here yesterday that no amount of data ~. _ ., could show "the Clearfield spirit ... the dreams and visions DISCUSS PrOteCtlOn ... the will and determination to get things done . . . the CURWENSVILLE - Members hoPe and inspiration in the hearts of the people who did of Curwensville Borough Coun- these *MW and who are prepared to do more, much cil attended a regular meeting more." of the Pike Township Municipal Mr. Breth represented the community in its final argu- Authority last night to discuss ments tp prove why Clearfield should receive one of the matters of mutual interest and 11 All-America City awards. It is one of 22 American towns While filling one important va- concern. (but fne on|y one selected from Pennsylvania) vying for the cancy, the board found itself con- The leading topic was fire 'ovete�4 uonor Winners will _- fronted with another as the re- protection with specific refer- Z n� , 4 , ,. suit of the resignation of Frank ences to the condition of hy- be announcea early nexi years thjs sma]1 Appaiachia E. McCabe of the Philipsburg- drants, policies governing their year- , . , . . , n, town has become a thriving Osceola Area Schooi Board, who use by the fire department and As the focal P�int,of yea^ community, not only through in Inside The Progress SoldShdoWn Classified Ads ...... 12, 13 1^ Hints From Heloise ... 16 I I I J News From Around World 6 ^vFlwUlJIvVl Sports .:............ 10, 11 # Hospital News3 I fl All�inTJf Editorial, Columns ...... 4 III "PI 11(111IIV Soci&l News IB �2 Ne*""1 i A t0�ell LT"'i ernor William W. Scranton who velopment and civic improve- tion when it is received with tion of a newly installed hydrant eTor ent ended with the narrator regret and will name a succes- at the corner of River Street ^ hj nave h ^ g h ^ fof aU sor to the board at its next and Bloomington Avenue isfac- T g6ur stafe ln the past ?0vvns: "People can do any- ing a property instead of the *y Pennsylvanians thing they set their hearts to. street and asked that it be turn- ^ and worked hard C]earfie]d did it.� ed around, to improve themselves and their Prior to showing the film Mr. Fred M. Bennett, secretary- TmmPuniUes. 0ne outstanding -_ "Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 example is Clearfield. In five Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1. industrial expansion, cultural de- CQsls We're all disturbed over the way the cost has increased," Please Turn to Page 14, Col. -r � �� � _ t.} --~-- . Jury Deliberation Near in Second Sheppard Trial BULLETIN CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP)~ Common Pleas Judge Francis J. Talty turned down a renewed motion for a directed verdict of innocent in Samuel H. Shep-pard's . second-degree murder trial today, and ordered the case to go to a jury of seven men and five women. Dr. Ivan C. McGee LB J Prepares For Dual Operation By WALTER R. MEARS WASHINGTON (AP) - president Johnson, at times an impatient patient, enters Bethesda Naval Hospital today to prepare 6�,fbr: the."dualt"^)pexHtiott>te'^a^s^ Wednesday morning. If past performance is any guide, Johnson may be on. the move until the last minute. Johnson said he will enter the skyscraper hospital in the Maryland suburbs late today, and undergo throat and.abdominal surgery early Wednesday. It was Johnson's second date with the surgeons in little more than a In Clearfield County ... meeting. Mr. McCabe's term on the County Board expires in 1968. Dr. McGee was unanimously elected to fill the director's post for the Technical School at a salary of $13,500 after making a personal appearance at the meeting and being highly recommended by Superintendent Sweely and his assistant, Edward B. Reighard, for the position. The Board also acted after being told that "since the director of vocational education is the key coordinating person involved in all stages of planning and development (of the technical school), it is essential that a , , , . , director be employed prompt- County officials have taken steps to sceure financing tor ly. This is essential if continued a soils mapping project in Clearfield County. An application approval of various stages of for partial financing of the project has been filed with the building plans is expected.Department of Housing and Urban Development. This advice came from Robert Under the proposed project some 61,000 acres of the more urbanized areas of the county would be mapped over a two-year period. The total cost of the project would be $18,47.4!VjQ.fjhts the Soil .Con�rwvatio.nsSe.pylce.woMld..%n|s.hi; ^W^^ftHfe'co^Unty'S State Official Application Filed IsFarm-Ci For Soil Survey Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Safc^&rw Plane Down In East Germany BERLIN (AP) - A Pan American jet cargo plane with three crewmen aboard crashed in Communist East Germany ,.,.,..,.,., H.., ... early today, Soviet authorities """iV-11 be mapjednater by ^^hcLVweCte Lnf0,rmed us-officials in West the 8011 Conservatlon Service at ing $6,928 would be provided by a grant from Housing and Urban Development. This project will provide soils information for those areas of the, county where it is most urgently needed, such as around the Keystone Shortway interchanges. The remainder of the Today Is Last Day To Enter Float In Parade at Clearfield no cost "to the county By THOMAS It. CASTOR CLEVELAND, Ohio, (AP) -The jury has heard all the evidence in the Samuel H. Sheppard murder retrial and will make its decision without hearing the former osteopath tell his version of the. 1954 bludgeon slaying of his first wife, Marilyn. Testimony concluded Monday and today was reserved for final arguments and Judge Francis J. Talty's charge. Talty told the panel of seven men and five women they could expect to get the case either late today or Wednesday morning. Presentation of evidence ended after the slate put two rebuttal witnesses on the stand - a fingerprint technician who had underwent 2 hours and 15 Bej[in'., . . . , minutes of surgery for removal . The. three-jet Boeing 727 was of his gall bladder and a kidney "T Tai �om ^ G*r-slonc many to West Berlin. One of his current problems A us- spokesman said the So-- an incision hernia on the yiet representative in the West right side of his abdomen - Bcr]�n Ajrlts�fe� 9enter *ad stems from that operation. ?oni!rmc� that theu Jct, crashed 20th centUry application of the Surgeons will correct that m East Germany but furnished Wnn ,an(jV,t h, tho niMina\ condition and remove a growth n0 details, from his throat, near his right Radar contact with the plane was lost at 2:42 a.m. - 8:42 p.m. EST Monday - when the plane, on a flight from Frankfurt to West Berlin, was about eight miles from West Berlin's Tegel Airport, Pan American said. The pilot did not respond to radio calls after radar contact was lost. 1 Soviet authorities with whom Today is the last day for churches and civic organizations Clearfield's Christmas Parade, Miss Joyce Soil surveys, once used most- 7�?T.?' if"T1 ^1TT' T' vocal cord. Johnson has termed the oper- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 MD Chapter Refuses United Fund Check ly for agricultural purposes, now are being put to use by planning commissions throughout the country to assist in making land planning decisions, . ' Planners are making practical Please Turn to Page 7, Col. 3 Highway Secretary Harral Will Leave Pa. Post in January A spokesman for the Clear field County chapter of Muscu ST. CROIX, V. I. (AP)-Penn sylvania will need a new secre ------ ----- , - tary of Highways after January, be lighted. lar Dystrophy said today that the Westernises man the Air says Gov..elect Raymond P. _ the check received from the Control Center m West Berlin ghafer United Fund is being returned, refused Immediate comment. shafc vacationing hcre fol. Muscular Dystrophy Associa- ^e^jjne lowing nis election) sajd Monday highway secretary Henry Harral npunced this morning Only three groups - Clearfield EUB Church,. Welcome Wagon Club for Newcomers and the Woman's Club of Clearfield - have entered so far. Miss Hoffman stressed the lesson taught by the Biblical need for the parade and pointed rjculture, will be the speaker story of the foolish man whose out that financial aid is avail- at this Thursday's Farm-City -------1 able for any group wishing to Week dinner. enter. Organizations planning to participate are asked to call 765-4709. The parade has been set for Friday, Nov. 25, at 7 p. m. and will emphasize the religious aspect of the holiday Santa cu w k wil, be observed na Claus will greet the children for .i,L,^, wilh t i.,,, the first time and the new decorations obtained last year will Charles F. Hess, above, director of the State Soil and Water Conservation Commission, Pennsylvania Department of Aj The affair, which will be held in the Lawrence Grange Hall at 6:30 p. m., is being sponsored by the cooperating agencies of the Clearfield County .Soil and. Water Conservation District. Farm- commented Auditor (Jen. Thomas Z. Minehart, a Democrat. "But it apparently would serve no useful purpose to rebid or redesign the work." ' Both Minehart and Gov. Scranton, president of the board, put the contractors on notice that no significant increases in cost would be tolerated. "I do feel that the board should clearly indicate that anything which would make the cost go' up would be unacceptable to the board," Minehart said. "Tom's point is well taken," Scranton added. "We'll really ride herd because we're mad. We're absolutely determined that the cost doesn't rise."' . The board Was Assured by the architect, - George, M. Ewi'ng, that any changes in'/'present -design would be jninimal. 'r Genevieve Blatt, Democratic' secretary of internal Affairs who seryed/on/the itiansidn-site selection ''c6minitte'e;� Sa'uf1 'she felt the present mansion cost is "a just minimum 'for a/liouse worthy of Pennsylvania gover- norsv"''rV '' ':';'�' The 'm'ah'sidhfi'^auth'driz'e'd' by the legislature "as"long' ago as 1941, has been 'lon'the'i GSA calendar since August. Action was deferred due to the- opposition of defeated Democratic1 gubernatorial Candida t;e Milton Shapp. The mansion is; intended to provide Pennsylvania chief executives with ;a permanent ,resi? dence five' minutes away from the state capitbliv-^Fbr'.the past eight years,, governors, haye been commuting'20 miles daily from what was originally con-, structed as a summer home at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation. It is expected that construe-Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 By HOWARD BENEDICT AP Aerospace Writer CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) -Munching dry food and wrestling with pesky spaceship problems, the Gemini 12 astronauts headed today toward an afternoon landing in the Atlantic' at; 1:47 p.m. (EST) to start aiiery/ dive back through the atmosphere. -!\: Gemini 12 is to parachute into; the western Atlantic Ocean 707*j miles southeast of Cape Ken"1-nedy at 2:22 p.m. after circling;; the glove 59 times in four days'.! and traveling.more than 1.6 million miles. , -s A recovery force of ships, planes and helicopters, headed; by the aircraft carrier Wasp^j were stationed in the planned, landing area, where weather/ conditions were reported satisi^ factory. The final few hours were busy ones for Lovell and Aldrin, who,! are bringing at least 'four new space records home with them. At times they told ground con-; trollers that' they were too rushed to do everything'' they; were'being told to do. , , They monitored a number of problems, none serious, which,; plagued the; -record-shattering mission. � . Lovell,- who flew on the 14-day \ Gemini 7 million* last year; com-�: rriented at one point: "I'm glad this isn't GT-7," 'He apparently meant the ailing spacecraft could not last 14 'days.. ., ,; , / The difficulties involved four of 16 maneuvering thrustersand. power-producing ;' fuel, cells, which/ required frequent purges of hydrogen and oxygen to pre-i vent .pressure buildup. The voltage, in the electrical system also dipped low and the astronauts, were told to turn off certain equipment. Another problem cropped up at breakfast today with the failure of a water gun used to re-hydrate food. "We get water out of there, but it comes, out very slowly," Lovell reported. "So it's strictly dry food and drinking water." ' Even so, the. astronauts had trouble eating, because of their duties. . Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 West Decatur Man Injured in Accident Near Philipsburq , tion of America Inc. is one of may be down near a Russian the national health organizations barracks, but we don't know," which does not belong to or ac- the spokesman said. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 cept money Fund. from the United Af Extraordinary Conference... Bishops Study Meat On Friday for Catholics has submitted his resignation and will resume teaching at the Fels Institute of the University of Pennsylvania. . ., Harral's office in Harrisburg, A Pan American spokesman p confirmed Mond that lhe at Tegel Airport said the plane, sec;etary promised the institute he would return following four There is a Soviet airfield at Staakeri, near Doeberitz, west of West Berlin. Lawrence Unchanged PITTSBURGH (AP)-Former Gov. David L. Lawrence, 77, in a deep coma and near death since a heart seizure Nov. 4, could survive indefinitely, his physician said today. Dr. Campbell Moses said , PHILIPSBURG - A West Decatur man was injured last evening in a threercar accident in wjiich damages totalled $900. Harry R. Kanouff, 27, suffer- By RAYMOND J. CROWLEY WASHINGTON (AP) - The question of meat on Friday for the nation's Roman Catholics comes up today at an extraordinary conference of bishops. The 219 American prelates turn their attention to this issue after: - Accusing the Johnson ad. ministration of coercing the poor to practice birth control. - Using a computing .machine to conduct the first elec An influential body of opinion in the American hierarchy has 'u.1 , , , . . . . , bna Equipment Co argued for virtual abolition of ,,,,. the no meat-on-Friday rule, as ...nitre .v wuuwi wic nisi _u._i.t- it alwaf|, u,, u,,_ lOWnSn tion in their history. Archbishop Tsol^e- "already has been � i mi*., .j c --. i. * abnnfionpd in some countries "���'" John F. Dearden of Detroit was chosen president of the episcopal conference, granted new Flight 708, had been due to arrive at 2:55 a.m. The crew con- _ ,,.,,. , , , sisled of the pilot, copilot and 1TT as Gov- Wfllham Scranton s highways secretary. At a poolside news conference, Shafer also said he sees no reason to abolish the death penalty for first-degree murder. "I have seen no reason to change the present law," Shafer said. "If we have a deterrent in the law that would save one life, I don't see any reason to change it. But I have an open mind, and if someone could convince me, I could alter my way of thinking." In Pennsylvania, first-degree murder is punishable by death Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 2 navigator Pan American planes operat- Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 2 Decatur Supervisors OK Down Payment On New Machine OSCEOLA MILLS-The Decatur Township supervisors last night voted to make a $3,265 down payment on the new high-lift purchased from the Cam- tioriwide Nov. 18-24 with J. Lynn McPhe.rson serving as Clearfield County chairman. Mr. Hess, a graduate of'Wyoming Seminary, Kingston, Pa.', and of The Pennsylvania State University, was a teacher of ed cuts of the head and chest vocational agriculture for some injuries; He was taken to the 30 years before being named Philipsburg State General Hos- director of the state Conserva- pital in ..the Hope Fire Com- tion Commission. He helped or- pany ambulance and svas treat- ganize the Corey Creek Water- ed but not admitted, shed Association while a teach- 'Stale Police Sgt. James John- , er at Mansfield, and served as. ston reported that Mr. Kanouff, Lawrence s heart beat, blood president of that association for traveling south on Route 53 in pressure and respiratory rate 10 years. He has been a leader Morris Township, bit the rear of have stabilized. He sard there in future Farmers of America an automobile stopped at the is no possibility Lawrence will--, - recover. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 7, Col. 1 Blood Need Urgent At Clearfield Visit Of Red Cross Unit The Red Cross Bloodmobile will visit Clearfield Monday, Nov. -21, under the sponsorship of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 540. The Bloodmobile, with a 125-pint quota, will be set up in the social hall of the. West Side Methodist Church from noon to 6 p. m. Carmen Cugini, assisted by Sherman Coudriet, is chairman of the Elks Recruitment Committee. A spokesman for the Clear-; field Red Cross Chapter said that the Clearfield area can no longer qualify for out-of-area blood replacement' since donations here have been quite low. Automatic out-of-area coverage, he explained, can be given Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 7 The Supervisors traded in the township's older and smaller on the new piece of abandoned in some countries, including Canada, Italy and equipment. France. ;Chairman Charles McCartney On the birth control issue, distributed "Township Official Bishop Raymond J. GallagherW .front license plates to of Lafayette, Ind., a spokesman Supervisors Ralph Winters and hUhons archbishoDs and cardi for the Prelates> told a news ^sseU; Hughes and to Secre- derailed and 24 bisnops, arenwsnops ana carai- conference- "We have 'the ta*"y George Stranko. The spe nals is whether American Catb- ' powers by Pope Paul VI and the Ecumenical Council at Rome. One of the issues up to the Derailment Blocks PRR Traffic Between Lock Haven, Tyrone Three diesel locomotives were freight cars piled up on the Bald Eagle olics must continue o abstain ?petf? pf the government offer^gjP a e� were secured through branch of lhe Pcnnsylvanla Rail. frS meat oV Friday or XX i'^Oelow minimum relief to'the^he |,State:Assoc.at.on of Town- road aboul a mile west of IIow. erZ^eoZ^on^, ^ b�"d-^^ the meetin, ^d in Centre County early Sun- such as prayer and good works,' �ther ig flU^L with wi'devotd^lo ^J^l^L. may be subslituled. Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 4 matters.' Please Turn lo Page 6, Col. 6 Fair and cool tonight. Low 25 to 32. Wednesday partly cloudy north and sunny south. A little warmer. Sunrise 7:00-Sunset 4:53 Clearfield Weather Monday high 52; low 24; overnight low 28. Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 5.85 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 5.75 feet (falling). Mid State Airport Monday low 17, high 52. Overnight low 25. Millions of Dollars Lost in Viet to Graft, Profiteering, Bribery EDITOR'S NOTE-The United Chan Thanh district chief, to 3 U. S. Army Copters Down Slates is spending enormous sums of economic and military aid to South Viet Nam. What happens to it when it gets there? A study by an Associated Press team shows that millions of dollars are lost to profiteering, graft, and bribery. whom the 200 missing bags were consigned. So it was marked down as a case of probable illegal sale of U. S. aid goods. The United States was the loser on two counts: 1. The American taxpayer is out the. cost of the lost, strayed or stolen cement.- n ,. 2. The battle to gain the con- -One day recently, more than fidence and support of peasants 400 bags of U.S.-suppued ce- and vil]agers has suffered set. ment were flown to a province baL,|j . north of Saigon. About half of Tnfg Js bul one exampj, of them, earmarked to build a whal some 0ffieials iCOl,cede is school, vanished. a widespread pattern. U.S. officials couldn't pry a ___!_. . plausible explanation from the Please Turn to Pago 7, Col. 4 By FRED S. HOFFMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Communist gunners shot down three U.S. Army helicopters in Tay Ninh Province today a few hours after B52 bombers pounded the hideout stronghold there of the Viet Cong 9th Division. A U.S. military spokesman said he had no reports yet of casualties nor any word whether^ er new ground action had. erupted in the Communist C Zone where the largest U.S. ground force of the; war is' pursuing the Viet Cong. Earlier, only light contact had been re-'; Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 4 :
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