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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - November 29, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chuckle Just when you get to the point where the prices on the menu don't matter, calories do.   - Reader's Tip Notre Dame hikes lead. Penn State gridder honored. Turn to Page 11. Vol. 60 - No. 280 Our 56th Year'; CleaHield^CorWensville, Philipsburg, Mbshannon Valley, Pa.,   Tuesday, November 29, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 56 PAGES TODAY Athletic Director Named... Teachers OK'd for Posts By Clearfield Area Board /Seven teacher appointments or assignments for this year and the 1967-68 term were approved at a rather routine meeting of the Clearfield Area School District's board of directors last night.      ' The faculty additions and assignments approved were: \* Fred L. Neiswender, a member of the high school faculty, to serve as director of athletics. Mr. Neiswender/ whose appointment'Is effective Dec. 1, succeeds John Pot-----'---:-'�-'        '',   -;----- ters, who resigned the post. Mmt      �. |i k* E. Eugene Duck to assist UCflrtlGlQ ;  , with wrestling in junior high --_ school. It was explained that _       173 boys, too many for the two A f                m. m        junior   high  coaches,   James 111 I'I FCI hAH I       Wetzel and Barry Swift to han- IwVff J/llW     W V I f WW I        die adequately, have reported ____ -for junior high wrestling this L hfl flClG* IOtlflGCI      y " Joe Bennese as teacher of IIMII^W    � aw��      industrial arts in the senior high TL .. u �  ., , i      i   r  i.    .      I   .    . i .  school effective with the start The Clearfield Hospital board of directors last night q{ ^ second   semester   Mr approved the formulation of tentative plans to change the Bennese is presently teaching hospital's School of Nursing from a three - year to a two- at   Moshannoir Valley   High - year program. School. m   m    m        ,   ,               Approval came after a report * Mrs.  Winona   McCracken \aIa VlirUIUItWl      was made to the board by Mrs. and Mrs. Alice Cochran as re- JlllC Jill TitIIIU      Jane Kinkead, director of the medial teachers under the Title school, who said that nursing I program of the Elementary f\   �   i |\                       schools across the country are and Secondary Education Act. Ill Hilt l/aCCOC          changing to the two-year plan. �" Miss Elizabeth Wiggins as Ullllll rilJJW          She said that the proposal has an elementary teacher effective also been backed by organized with the second semester  and jP"     g p ��                     nurses in the US Mrs- Edith Hoover as an ele- rirCl I TKK                .No other details'on the change mentary Teacher beginning in I HJI VIIJIJ               were available September 1967. PiTTSRTTRfJH f APS     KirW     In other matters, the board In other action, the Board: PITTSBURGH (AP).- Kick-        y         report   from   the ^Approved a bid of Sears, ing and active Uny Rom Sue .J~J,V~ . � JSeV whiS not Roebuck & Co. of $'466.48 for Aranson passed the first crisis PTperiy committee wmui nin in her strmrelP for survival in  ed that work will begin soon 3 cnain nnK ience is� ieei long Ko2!2f��3� on making alterations to the ^re et h ih to be erect parents a^dfeors that at least "cTd         nSJ.fl^n \l aJea  behtad the ThirdIWard one of Pittsburgh's quintuplets P�t �f the.}�*P �ls> PanJ� school. The fence had been re- would live.                      . cre ai?,HTHv "f,^fi^qrepS-quested by the Third Ward P-TA The "sounds of .cries from the for critically ill patients  Final *          '    measure and the Infant declared ner to be free ^ J&^TZJ�%  had P TA wUlconu*ibute $75 toward from the respiratory difficulty bcTe" Previously approved. which: claimed the lives of her                    ?,P�� Wn f/i "Set Monday, Dec. 19, as fourlsisters; within 56 hours of ?^*L? 1^   h!V the date for   the   December their birth Saturday to Mr. and laundry   has been   completed-- Mrs. Michael Aranson, both 22. and W,U be m use soon- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Doctors said Roni Sue's survi- -:-- val past the 72-hour mark - at ni �    i        u      * I w        �       m� 2:41 a.m. today - ended her rllllipSDUrg HOSpitOl QhOWOBr PlOttS But "we've got a lot of hur- Board Airs Workshop, u_______ dies, and this is just the big � U-Simm Dj., ii;!,  '        ilOlfllllOllOIIS IW one," said Dr. Lee Bass, chief NlirSllig Pay Hike . ...     .    .     ..   '       . of^Utrics at Magee-Women's   pHILIpsBURG _ The Philips. Pfcf ff OSbUtg HOdtA At^'mid-morning news brief- J"t State   G*T*1 ,        "J PHILIPSBURG - A nomin- ing, Dr. Bass disclosed that the Board of   Trustees   lacked a alimr committee was annotated ----         ,            quorum for last night's regular- aung commmee was appoimea Please Turn'to'Page 2, Col. 8  ly scheduled meeting, but those and fla"s were d'scussed for a --present held a general discuss- A""1."1* gfn"aL memtership �     i   *i    �*                 inn meeting last night at the No- InSlde The PrOOreSS       ,u      >   ,   �        ,u       , vember meeting of the Cham- ^.   ,, . V,         *             The mai" topiC was the WOrk" of Commerce board of di- Classlfied Ads ....... 12, 13    shop   for   trustees   of   the rectors. Hints From Heloise ...... 8    state's  general  hospitals  held president Walter Swoope nam- Comics ......     .15    Nov. 16-17 in the Poconos. Nine ed Harry parsky,  John   Mc. News From Around World � lf i*" hospitals were rep- camley, John Sutton, James News From Around world �    resented at the meeting origin- McNeish   and   Richard   Flll. S|>ort8         10� 11 al'y requested by the Philips- lington as a committee to select Obituaries............... 2 burg Hospital Board. eight nominees to fill four posts Hospital News ........ 7, 13 Attending from the Philips- on the board. The committee is Editorial, Columns          4 hurg board were Mr. and Mrs. to report at the December meet- Social.'Newa    2 3 5 8 16 Ar,hur Rydberg, Miles Cleven- ing. sociairxews t, j, a, b, in Ned CummingSi Mr. and Plans were outlined for the Today in History ........ 4 Mrs q Rjchard Holdren and organization's quarterly mem-Area Servicemen ..... 8, 9--                      - World News in Pictures 14 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 75 Reds Killed in Small Skirmishes ... Lull in Ground Fighting Continues on Viet Front By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - The U. S. and South Vietnamese commfcnds reported 75 Communists killed in small skirm ishes in the past 24 hours as the lull in ground fighting in the Viet Nam war continued for the third day. Continuing foul weather once again slowed the U. S. air offensive. The U. S. command reported 53 enemy killed in more than a dozen patrol contacts. The South Vietnamese headquarters said their forces killed 22 Communists in -�- three small engagements. Vietnamese headquarters also reported that a Viet Cong force ambushed a 17-vehicle Vietnamese military convoy this morning on its way to the mountain city of Dalat, causing some casualties. The ambush 98 miles northeast of Saigon was the third in the Dalat area in less than a week. There were no details on the number of government casualties or damage inflicted to the convoy. U. S. Air Force B52 bombers returned to the central highlands near Cambodia today and struck at North Vietnamese troop concentrations 35 miles northwest of Pleiku. Sources at the Pentagon in Washington said about 20 more of the big bombers have joined the 30-plane fleet, based on Guam, and the U. S. command plans to step up bombing raids against Communist troop concentrations and supply areas. U. S. pilots flew only 39 bombing missions over North Viet Nam Monday as the monsoon rains and low clouds continued into the third week. Five of the raids were against North Vietnamese positions in' the demilitarized zone between North and South Viet Nam. American pilots flew 311 strike sorties over South Viet-Nam Monday and South Viet-; riamese": pilots flew; 162. A U. S.., Army helicopter was shot down 10 miles . northeast of Saigon, and two Americans -were /killed. SNOW James Gordon Last Seen Tracking Deer... Occcasional snow or snow flurries tonight, low in the 20s. Wednesday cloudy, scattered s no w flurries and little change in temperature. Sunrise 7:16-Sunset 4:45 Clearfield Weather Monday high 44; low 28- overnight low 28. Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 6.10 feet (rising). Today 7 a. m. 6.55 feet (rising). Precipitation 1.13 inches; four inches of snow. Mid - State Airport Monday low 25; high 44; overnight low 25. Clearfield Hunter, 71, Missing on Mountain Volunteer  searching parties terday morning. area, thus reducing the possi- were wading through deep snow It is feared that James Gor- bility that he may have become on the Penfield Mountain this don of 236 Race St. may have lost. morning in an attempt to locate suffered a heart attack or been Mr. Gordon, who was hunt- a 71-year-old Clearfield hunter injured in a fall. Friends said ing  alone,  was last seen  by who has been missing since yes- he was very familiar with the other hunters at about 9 a. m. Snow Aids Deer Hunters; Kills Listed Rain-soaked hunters continued to report deer kills yesterday and those who were unsuccessful had brighter faces today as snow made tracking of the elusive whitetail possible. Calvin Hoover, who moved to Mt. Jewett from Grampian a year ago, returned home to bag a four-point buck weighing some 150 pounds at 10 a. m. yesterday near Irishtown. Wanda Lance, 13, of West Decatur shot a six-tpoint, 140-pounder at 12:45 p. m. yesterday near West Decatur. A five-point, 120Tpounder.was downed at 1 p. m. Monday by Joe Madera of Grampian R.D. on his farm. Hunting from the Clary Camp; Donald Lima of Vermilion, Ohio, killed a three-point, 110-pound buck at 8:15 a. m. Monday. Fifteen-year-old Mike Duckett of Clearfield got his first deer, a 5-point, 130- >, ^ %*p- i*- tx /CC Lacks Power On Payments, NYCRR Argues WASHINGTON (AP) - The New York Central says the Interstate Commerce Commission lacks power to force one railroad to pay protection to stockholders of another line whose business the first line might hurt. But in the case evolving from the proposed merger of the Central and Pennsylvania, says the Central, the facts don't justify such protection payments even if they are okayed by the ICC. Three small eastern railroads want the Penn-Central to pay them for any loss of stock value resulting from business losses because of the merger of their competitors. The Central said at Monday's session of a reopened ICC hearing that legislation establishing the regulatory body pro- A CHANGE OF SCENERY ^ The district's first big snowstorm of the season turned a somewhat drab landscape into a bright white today. Although the storm created some driving problems, it was welcomed by deer hunters who were plagued most of opening day by rain and heavy fog. (Progress Photo) yesterday morning. At t hat time he was tracking down a deer he had wounded. A search which was started last night was continued this morning under the direction of Lawrence Township Fire Chief Kenneth Rowles and Clearfield County Deputy Sheriff John Gordon. Participating in it are firemen from Lawrence Township, Clearfield, and Penfield as well as hunetrs and other volunteers. , A call for additional searchers and also Channel 11 walkie-talkies was made this morning. Because of the deep snow the searching parties are on foot since Jeeps and four-wheel drive, vehicles can't get. intp-; many of the remote mountain areas. The walkie-talkies are needed to keep the searchers in touch with.the search>head? quarters set up at the Shaffer Camp along McGeorge Road. The search this morning, was concentrated in the area of McGeorge Road, Stone'Run and the Four Mile Roa'd. The Clearfield; Citizens' Band Radio Club is- in charge of communications and. has set up its base station at the .Shaffer Camp'. This is a part of the/ monitoring. service which the club .set up this year to aid hunters who are in"distress. -' It was through this communications system that calls were put through for additional searchers and equipment. ' Among the equipment; that has been offered for the search is an airplane belonging to a Weedville resident. It was believed that "this plane would be used this afternoon if Mr. Gordon is still missing. A search was also started last evening for a 15-year-old New Kensington youth, Richard Danvir, who became separated from his party in the late afternoon while in the Parker Dam area. However, he was found safe' and sound less than three hours 'after he was reported missing. Search parties worked under a handicap last night. Visibility was poor and wet snow made (he mountain roads extremely hazardous. Motorists Take It in Stride ... Snowstorm Deposits Four to Seven Inches Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2  Operation Attleboro Cracked Open One Of Foe's Key Strongholds By FRED S. HOFFMAN LONG BINH, South Viet Nam (AP) - Operation Attleboro, the biggest U. S. action of the Viet Nam war, cracked open one of the toughest and oldest of the Viet Cong's strongholds. That is the judgment of Maj. Gen. Fred C. Weyand, who directed the 43-day operation involving some 25,000 American soldiers in the tangled jungles of Tay Ninh Province northwest of Saigon. "We started the end of War .     ,   , .. Zone C as a sanctuary for the ho,^^�*" S"P-PllIh. VC," Weyand said in an interview at his headquarters here. "War Zone C will never be the same." The  Communists  have controlled the area stretching to the a tank regiment Cambodian border for 20 years    0nce  the  communist or more. Court Refuses New Injunction In Rail Merger NEW YORK (AP) - A three judge federal court, noting that the merger of the Pennsylvania and New York Central Railroads has already been stayed until January, refused to declare a new injunction against the consolidation. Oscar Gruss and Sons, New York investment bankers, had sought to hold up the merger or require simultaneous inclusions of the bankrupt New Haven line. An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on the merger is scheduled for a hearing Jan. 9. A pre-winter snowstorm blew into the Clearfield County-Mo-shannon Valley area yesterday leaving varying accumulations of from four to seven inches. Motorists, confronted with their' first hazardous driving challenge of the season, took it in stride and only one skidding accident was reported in the entire district. The snow, heavy and wet, clung to tree limbs and utility lines, straining them almost to the breaking point. Utility com- panies reported some temporary service curtailments. All main roads were plowed and in good condition today with the exception of a few icy spots. Secondary and mountain roads were still hazardous, but passable, according to the State Highway Department. The department utilized more than 100 men and upwards of 40 trucks to fight the storm, which began when rain turned to snow early yesterday afternoon. Many worked through the night plowing and cindering. Hunters welcomed the snow, which provided ideal tracking conditions on the second day of the antlered deer season. Rain and heavy fog most of yesterday morning kept many out of the woods and, consequently, cut down the opening day harvest. The rain turned to snow earlier in the day in the mountain sectors of the county and by early today up to seven inches Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Weyand said he decided to call off the operation because it no longer was worth the heavy resources assigned to it - elements of two U.S. Army divisions, parts of two brigades and mand  decided   the com-American The general did not claim that opposition was t00 great Wey. the Viet Cong's hold on Zone C and said) the Viet Cong 9th Divi- has been broken. But he pre- sion and the 101st North viet. JlnfnH        lint      "AirnnflifiMir r _ ... dieted that "eventually, War Zone C will no longer be a base area for them." Operation Attleboro was declared ended last Saturday with a claimed bag of iriore than..!, namese Regiment dispersed in small groups. The 50-year-old general said he thinks the bulk of the Communist force now is ,hiding out northeast of Zone C along the 100 Communist regulars killed Cambodian border. He estimat and nearly 2,400 tons of allim-_______ portant   rice   captured,   plus   Please Turn to Page 6, Cot 1 Public Help Asked In Locating Car Area police have asked the cooperation of the public in locating a car stolen Thanksgiving morning from in front of Miller's Restaurant at Clearfield. The car, belonging to Justice of the Peace Harry Ganoe, bears the license numb e r A-03127.. It is a 1966 four-door Ford sedan of an orange-red emberglo color. Persons lia"ing information concerning the car are asked to call the Clearfield Borough Police at 765-7881, Clearfield Area Role in Paper Mill Outlined for Club The Clearfield Area's role in the operation of the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co. mill at Tyrone was outlined for members of the Rotary Club of Clearfield last night at their regular weekly meeting in the New Dimeling Hotel. As a rule, when a person passes the mill, he doesn't associate money with it, but perhaps it wouldn't be a bad idea if he did, Robert K. Meredith, director of quality control at the mill, pointed out. "The mill returns more than a million dollars annually to area interests for the purchases of coal and pulpwood," Mr. Meredith said. ' "Of the total of pulpwood purchased by the mill," he said "475,000 cords representing $765,000, come from the Clearfield area." In addition, chips are brought to the facility from Please Turn to Page 2, CoL 6 U. N. Rejection Of Red China Seat Expected By TOM HOGE UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (AP) - The U. N. General Assembly was expected to hold the line again today against seating Red China. A plan to turn the issue over to a U. N. study group was given an even chance of approval. Delegates predicted that the U. S. request for a two-thirds vote on the representation questions would pass again and kill any chance of seat- --- ing Peking this year. There was speculation that an Italian proposal to have a special U.N. committee study the question for a year might carry, opening the way for a solution to the 16-year-old stalemate. The Italian plan is seen as a long-range maneuver to seat both the Communist and Nationalist Chinese regimes In the United Nations. Altough the resolution avoids any mention of the two-China idea, it urges a solution that would take "into account the existing situation and the political realities of the area." The China debate lacked its usual steam this year, due mainly to the worsening dispute between the Soviet Union and Red China and a three-way split among the Western nations over how to break the stalemate, During seven days of discus- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Two Countians Injured In Pa. Accidents Two Clearfield County, residents were injured - one criti: cally - in one-car accidents, outside the county yesterday and this morning. /        ' Larry Lee Lockett, 18, of Madera R.D. is in critical condition in the Allentown Hospital with a fractured skull, multiple broken bones and internal injuries suffered this morning I when his sports car crashed into the steel medial strip along Route 22 near Bethlehem. James Gilliland, 23, of 609 Og-den Ave., Clearfield, is in fair condition in the Hazleton State. Hospital. He was hurt at 1 a. m. yesterday when his sports car overturned on Route 80 near Hazleton as he swerved to avoid ' hitting a deer. Attendants at the state ho^r pital said he suffered injuries: to the head, left shoulder and right hand. " x State police reported that young Lockett apparently fell, asleep as he was traveling east on Route 22 early this morning. His car swerved to the left and struck the steel medial strip. A section of it broke off arid pierced the car's engine, pinning the car to the road divider. Lockett was taken to the Eas-ton Hospital but was later transferred to Allentown. Both Lockett and Gilliland were alone. Elsewhere, Slate Police from the Clearfield Substation report-Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6. Goddard, Bull Stay in Cabinet HARRISBURG (AP) - Gov.-elect Raymond P. Shafer says he will retain two more of Gov. Scranton's cabinet appointees - Forests and Waters Secretary Maurice K. Goddard and Agriculture Secretary Le-land H. Bull. Shafer made the announcement Monday after conferinf with both men. Goddard, 54, has held hit present position since 1955. Bui), 53, was' appointed fourf! years ago. 1 Shafer has also .-regained. Banking Secretary G. vAUej�? Patterson and Secretary \ol Mines H. Bcecher Charmbury.   

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