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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - November 26, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle Henpecked Husband reports that; he and his wife, always think alike - but she thinks first. Reader's Tip Reflections on John F. - Ken-. ncdy . . . "It Seems To Me" on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 278 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsbu'rg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Saturday, November 26, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 24 PAGES TODAY HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS - Youngster above knew something special was coming last night in Clearfield's Christmas parade. And what he saw, despite the fact that one eye couldn't get out from under that coat hood, was the gentleman on his float at right. Biggest to Date in War... u s By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam-(AP)-U.S. troops in War Zone C called an end today to the biggest operation of the Viet Nam war with the Viet Gong still firing at one American command post. Just about the time the 1st Infantry Division and other U.S. End Operation forces terminated Operation Attlcboro, Communists unloaded a 30-round mprtar barrage on the tactical command post of the division's 2nd Brigade. The U.S. command said casualties were light in the 35-minute shelling early today. Elsewhere, the U.S. command reported no ground action and South Vietnamese headquarters announced only three small, scattered clashes in which 18 Viet Cong were killed. Over North Viet Nam, monsoon weather persisted and limited U.S. pilots to 29 bombing missions Friday.. Off the North Vietnamese coast, two U.S. destroyers re- ported damaging or destroying five cargo barges during Operation Traffic Cop, ' the Navy's month-old campaign to halt seaborne infiltration of supplies. During the 43-day Operation Attleboro, fought in the jungle and brush country of Tay Ninh Province 45 to 65 miles northwest of Saigon, U.S. forces re- ported killing 1,106 of the enemy. At its peak, the U.S. command deployed 25,000 or more men against the Viet Cong 9th Division and the 101st North Vietnamese Regiment. Official U.S. spokesmen declined to speculate on the whereabouts of the remaining. Communist troops, but they were thought to-have pulled back into the Tay Ninh jungles or across the border into Cambodia. Over-all U.S. casualties for the operation were officially termed light, although some individual units were hard hit. Baptist Church first... Young People Take Top Parade Prizes Youth organizations made a clean sweep of the three top prizes in Clearfield's annual Christmas float parade last night with the young people of the First Baptist Church of Clearfield winning first place. The Baptist float, based on the theme "Priceless Gifts," featured the manger in which Christ was born, the cross on which he died, and a large open Bible lying within the --- shadow of the cross. Second place went to the Clearfield DeMolay, third to the Rainbow Girls of Clearfield, fourth to the Bigler EUB Church aj> n}g�&m^v''' elected to the top offices-inithe..... Clearfield Fire Department^, Mr. Gordon, now serving; as vice  president,   wUl.r-succeed ^ William Brion of No. r*s*presj., dent while Mr:''SWisher^*n%W' f\ serving as first assistant .chief, will succeed Edwin tHallstrom of-No. 1 as chiefsBothtfeiMfc'*! .Gordon and Mr.' Swisher if wrere unopposed. ; ' ^  fff|r'l In the contested offices^jMar-vin Lumadue of Elk 'Hps'e jCd.'.,j defeated  Hiram  Caldwell^jsof ' No. 1 for vice president;vi'P.aul'', Salvatore of Elk Hose Co.. de-:, feated Kenneth Garman, .also of Elk Hose Co. and R. Curtis Smith, incumbent, of No.t2 for assistant treasurer;.and Robert Robbins of No. 1 defeated'Elvie Reasinger of No. 2 for second assistant chief. Re-elected were Williams; H. X Stewart of No. 1 as secretary; John Walther.of No. 3 as assistant secretary and John M. West-cott of No. 3 as treasurer/while Delford Wigfield of No. 1 was elevated from second assistant chief to first assistant chief:'-' The officers will be installed, at the department's Jan; rli meeting. ,        r; long Reach, . Short Time Distance? No problem^ for the mightiest sales^j man around. This Prof*ffe> ress Classified Ad reached' a man in New Jersey who called to make an appoint.:?*;; menl to buy all of therj; trees. That's part of. the*' reach-out power of our,' Want Ad section. \\. 10,000 SCOTCH CHRIST-: MAS TREES: 4 to 9 feet - Sheared. $2,500.00 wllht 3 years to ent and; ri*S*i move. Call Philipsbnrg 342-4346 and make me an offer.   10:19-22-25�-b(21) To Buy, Sell, Bent, Trade, Use The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clearfield 7t5-U3t Or Your Nearest Progress Office. 'Am Iff w   

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