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   Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - December 8, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                                Today's Chueklt Some people seem to feel that living within their income is a fate worse than debt. Reader's Tip " �" 'The World Today" on.Page/ ' , -4 takes a new look at Congress, Al- Vol. 60 - No. 288 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Thursday, December 8, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY, f By Two Companies... Plans Outlined For Rt. 80 Interchange Inside The Progress I        f I     iT *      I - s  W �    CIV   �J 111 (J   Will IVD, News From Around World 11 H Sports................ 16, 17 _    '        � � . �      . - -'   ^ W�*$!$ ZUU reared Dead Plans for development adjacent to the Clearfield (Wolf Run) Interchange of the Keystone Shortway were outlined at a get-acquainted luncheon meeting in the New Dimeling Hotel yesterday. The affair was hosted by the Clearfield Borough - Lawrence Township Planning Commission and took on the aspects of a planners' conference as it progressed. Representatives of Clearfield Borough Council, Lawrence Township Board of Supervisors, Clearfield County Planning Commission and two planning consultant firms were present to hear officials of Tracydale Developers Inc. and the Boron Oil Co. tell of their expectations for the interchange complex. Mark Murphy and James Davis of Tracydale, an Erie headquartered firm, explained that the Clearfield Interchange is one of several along the Short-way where they have acquired land and will install motel and restaurant facilities. "Our approach here was to contact Boron Oil Company whom we learned had also purchased land and planned to locate automobile services," said Mr. Murphy. "Together  we " engaged Clifton E. Rodgers and Associates to do the planning for us." Mr. Davis, who will .soon open an office in State College to be closer to the firm's Shortway developments, also spoke briefly on some of its long-range plans. Messrs. Tandy and Jones Of Boron Oil (Standard Oil of Ohio) told of Boron's experiences with similar.' interstate highway development in their home state adding that at present the company has 46 units in planning and 5 in operation along the Shortway., , "Every projection shows that Interstate^ 80 - the Keystone Shortway - when completed, will be the best of all the inter-states and will carry the most traffic. It will be the key ,to opening your section of Pennsylvania, the key to community development to an extent that is difficult to envision now." He particularly stressed the Impact of tourism and the attraction of good transportation for light industry. G. C. Terbush, speaking for Clifton. E. Rodgers and Associates noted that Tracydale and Boron are unique in that they sought planning help, prior to any development "so that they may develop the complex to the best advantage of everyone concerned." One can look for three major activities, Mr. Terbush said, "development for the transients, industrial development of the recreational aspect." The Tracydale firm has purchased the former Zemka family farm for its motel and Boron the H. C. Burnsworth property for the service area. Ward. L. Smith, secretary, of the borough-township planning commission^ opened the meeting in the absence of Chairman El-don L. Bloom and turned it over to W. K. Ulerich who introduced the speakers. Mr. Ulerich, also vice president of the Keystone Shortway Association, spoke briefly on Shortway construction progress, the status of the Otocsin complex at the Elliott Park Interchange and interchange development in general. After a question and answer period during which numerous and varied queries came from the municipal and planning commission guests, the Clearfield Borough - Lawrence Township Commission met with Richard Knowles of Bellante and Klaus Consultants, its planning firm, for regular progress and other reports. Keystone Shortway Status... Weather Halts Some Jobs, Work Proceeds on Others Wintry weather has stopped work on eight Keystone Shortway projects in Clearfield and Centre counties but on six other jobs the contractors are still; working. The projects closed until spring are those which have progressed to the point where the remaining work must be done in warmer weather. Companies still engaged --- in  grading   operations  are Near Clearfield... As School Bus in not plagued by early winter temperatures. There are 19 sections of Interstate Route SO in both counties with the first and last sections extending into Jefferson County on the west and Clinton on the .east. Two jobs have been completed. They are Section 30, the Fulton Bridges at Wolf Run, - -  ' .  ,     ,       . ....       and Section 38, Snow Shoe Bor- A school bus loaded with students was involved in a ough to Route 53 three-vehicle accident near Clearfield yesterday afternoon Three projects have not yet but no one was injured. been bid: Section 23, from Kyle State" police said, the accident - one of three investigated Run   Reservoir   in   Jefferson in' the area yesterday - happened at 3:25 p. m. on Route County to Route 219 near Falls ^       ' '/-'_- 322 a half mile east of the borough line. The bus, driven  by  R.  E. Street, 53, of 509 W. Locust St., Clearfield, had stopped at   a _______=_________     _____( railroad crossing.  Mrs. Mary Section 45, from�Nittany in Cen- ,                Ann Reilly, 29, of 106 S. Second tre County into-Clinton County, KV .MIIIAFVISIirS        SL> Clearficld> going in the op- construction plans now being P'7 ^wrw                     posite direction and thinking the completed in the district office Lawrence township Supervis-       Wfls about to discharge pas- at Clearfield, ors re-enacted by resolution the             als0 �toPP�- ^ car Here's a breakdown on the ".hjUnf one oer cent wage behind her, operated by Neil status of other projects (Sec- on Residents and non-resi- Wilson, 21, of 709 Daisy St., tions 24 through 34 are entirely dents employed in the" township Clearfield, was unable to stop, in Clearfield County, 35 crosses for 1967 at their meeting last Jt struck the rear of the Reilly the county line and 36 through ,?Kht....                  ,,            car a"d pushed it into the front 44 are entirely in Centre Coun- 5 ,.' <../�� t u   n.w ,�j  niand Viet Peace Appeals to Both Sides To Extend Truce Into Armistice VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Taul VI said today the outlook for an end to the war in Viet Nam appears brighter a n d called on both sides to extend yearend truce periods into an armistice that would permit peace talks. "The idea of an end to hostilities is becoming stronger and more confident," the Pope said. "If, as it has been announced, a further cessation of hostilities is to follow shortly on the Christmas truce, why do not both parties to the conflict join the two separate truces into a single, continuous period of time, so that new ways may be explored of bringing about an honorable understanding putting an end to the conflict?" Pope Paul gave a 2,000-word speech in Italian from a throne before the main altar of St. Peter's during a Mass marking the feast of the Immaculate Conception.' The pontiff urged that the Christmas truce and the Vietnamese New Year truce in February be joined in a single armistice.; The,Pope said. that neglecting "such a golden opportunity" to; end the war would "be fraught with  danger? He said he prayed to God that his "earnest desire^ �siiall,. not fall ^ on  deaf ears." �   . v:'': He said the approach of Christmas brought to mind "the war in a distant corner of the world saddening and threatening the whole world,, the war that is still going von ...How opposed to one another are these, two terms, these two events - Christmas and war!" '.: on a trip from Crete to Piraeus, the port of Athens. The ship, which also carries automobiles and freight, went down two hours after midnight after a, last frantic radio message -"We are sinking!" In the first hours after the disaster the merchant marine ministry said there appeared to be no hope that any of the 206 passengers and crew of 56 had survived. But as ships and planes converged on the disaster site, off the island of Milos, wreckage and people were seen in the water. Planes dropped lifebelts and- rafts,      ' Word of the sinking raised fears that Greece had suffered Europe's worst peacetime maritime disaster of the 20th century/, eclipsing the loss of 130. lives in the' sinking of the British ferry Princess Victoria in the Irish Channel in 1953. The Heraklion was built in. 1949. She was one, of three fer-. ries operated between Crete and Piraeus.      v Strong gales were sweeping the area at the time,of the ship's last radio message, and the marine ministry earlier had warned small ships to stay in port. .: '. The Heraklion went down* about 90 miles south of Piraeus* ON MISSION FOR HIS DAD - Thomas Patrick Lyons, 7,-stands in for his father, Staff Sgt. Frank E. Lyons, to receive his posthumous awards, a Purple Heart with oak leaf cluster and Bronze Star, from Maj. Gen. William B. Latta at Ft. Monmouth,' N. J. Sgt. Lyons, a 39-year-old weapons squad leader, was killed June 16 while clearing an enemy bunker in South Viet Nam. (AP Wirephoto) Planning Commission held yes- was set at only about $10. terday,noon at which develop- ,A dTer who forced   two ers of land adjacent to the Wolf other drivers off the road and Run interchange of the Key- caused a two-car collision was stone Shortway were present, crested at Phihpsburg yester- Section 27 - Elliott Park to Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Following the report the Su- day afternoon and charged with Kylertown, Allport Burglaries Probed State police from the Clear- ,g �.e icpuiu �.,.�. ��- making a ba  which may take three or four days, The   original   announcement Map 1967 Domestic Plan By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republican leaders are mapping their 1967 domestic legislative program in a series of meetings with defense and economic experts, legislators and governors. One session has been held, and four more arc planned in the next two weeks. The finished product will be unveiled by GOP Leader Gerald R. Ford in the Republican evaluation of the "State of the Union," expected to take place about a week after President Johnson's "State of the Union" Message. Congress reconvenes Jan. 10. No dates have been set for the President's major messages. As was the case last year, Ford is expected to discuss domestic issues, such as inflation, U. S. Planes Pound Reds Near Saigon By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South .Viet. Nam (AP) - B52 bombers pounded a Viet Cong jungle base 25 miles northwest of Saigon today, openings, a new campaign to clear the enemy from around South Viet Nam's capital. The clearance.campaign was" launched in'the wake ,of the bold ;' suicide attack last weekend on Saigon's Tan Son Nhut Air Base. The- B52 target \>was. believed to be the base from.which the.Viet Cong mount terror and infiltration attacks on the-capital. In the ground war, only small patrol skirmishes - again were reported, a situation that has prevailed for more than-a week. The continuing lull, .was reflected in a' decrease ;in the casualties -last - week for all forjees in Viet Nam. The U; S. command* said:44 Americans were killed, 521- were wounded! and-18 were missing or captured; The, week before there were 143 killed, 709 wounded and 2 missing or captured.  ' , Vietnamese   casualties dropped from 159 .killed arid 41. missing to. 1139 killed and �. 14 missing,   while ..the , enemy figures last week were 1,181. killed and,'162 captured/^egm^ pared with 1,439: killed find5 144 captured the week before} I At the Vatican, Pope Paul VI urged   that  the   truces   proclaimed for Christmas and the Vietnamese New Year in February be joined into a lasting armistice that would permit negotiations for peace. Therewas no immediate reaction in Saigon, but Premier Nguyen/,Ca'o';;Ky recently said - that ^'ny "truce should be a . matter 'of hours and notdays.U.S. officials also have expressed opposition."to? a ^rolonsedrti^eVcon^efiffii^'fliat-'^ the Communists take advantage of the respite to regroup and resupply. U. S. headquarters, in Saigon reported that' American troop strength in, Viet Nam reached Please Turn to Page 10,'CoK 1 Madera Firemen Elect Brink as President, Philage Fire Chief MADERA - The  Madera I Volunteer Fire Company held its   a n n.u a 1 reorganizational * meeting last night in/the Madera Inn and elected the fol-lowing officers for 1967: - Jack Brink, president;' Jos- : eph Maxwell, vice  president; Jules Watterloo, treasurer; Joseph W. Capitos, secretary; Rob; ert Philage, chief; Francfiv Capitos, first assistant, chief; David Morgan, second; assistant-chief; and Robert Philage,   marshall. Chief Philage reported threat fires for the past month; -A-i house burned at Carnwath and;, there were two minor ; To Boy, Sell, Rest, Trade*v Use.The Progreii . Classified Ada , Phone Clearfield 7114111 i1? 3 A Or Your Nearest FrMpreis -Office.   

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