Clearfield Progress, December 12, 1966

Clearfield Progress

December 12, 1966

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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - December 12, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania TodayY Chuckle If you watch a game, it's fun. ' If you play it; it's recreation; If you work at it, It's golf. Reader's Tip New kind of war for, U. soldier*. Turn to Page 9. Vol. 60 - No. 291 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Gurwen�vill9,,Ph'Jlip*burg(Mo$hdnnon Valley, Pa., Monday, December .12, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Demilitarized Zone Also Hit... U. 5. After Surgery CA^hR0BERT TUCKMAN ', :, The B52s attacked Communist Vietnam to bolster U.S. strength der of Red China to escape pur- c uPN* SoU* v>etnam ,QA?) "concentrations Sunday In the here to 365,700 men. suit by American jet fighters. - Striking at Communist forces demilitarized zone seven miles -Two warships of the Thai "Certainly I am positive that S^iKdyWM, W U0,^ 0,6 U-S-M�in,e ?,tr�ng- "?vy arrived in Saigon to add to in some caSes, when they decide hnmhnrf ^ > Stotoforts -holdknown as.the Rockpile. -.Thailand's contribution to the to retreat, they go north," the NorthViJL Jll ,SSZ The attack-on the ;Mu Gia allied s,de Thailand prevously spokesman said. He added, SiJrWprt ,51 y wT' Pass wa'sthe eighth 'B52raid W sent two Cp transport planes. however, that he had no in- NoS ani�,.h vwn.T North vietnam and the first- -V-*i Ambassador � Henry formation that the North Viet- North and South Vietnam Sun- since 0ct 1Q The B52s had nQt Cabot Lodge left, by; plane for namese are using bases in chi. Th. ,ia,t .ittM .,;L. T,nmhhJfc'the demilitarized.zone in al- the United States- to spend the � eitn t launch aerjal mis. erf eachcarSfiSUD ?c2? Tsi tw� Tnths. alth�ug� ^ ^t^J,f{T , hl? sioDS orasa "actuary* rDomta^SXKitoK,� SIS,"*T- have >0Unded 11 Satio'ffhat'he wo f no In ftiob, South Viet- stretctt of the mountains pass reTpea^ly-- , return W0UId no^ namese infantrymen beat back through which the North Viet- In other developments: -A U.S. Navy spokesman thre^ssau'ts ^ay by an esti- namese filter into Laos and -Some i,000 more American said some North Vietname.T mated Yiet Co"g battalion - down to South Vietnam, combat infantrymen arrived in MIG pilots duck across the bor- Inside The Progress Classified Ads ... 12, 13, 14 Hints From Heloise......8 Comics................. 15 News From Around World 6 Sports............... 10, 11 Obituaries ......... ..... 2 Editorial, Columns...... 4 Social News.......... 3, 8 Today in History ........ 4 Christmas Story.......... 2 An AP News Analysis - 5 Three Convicts Get Stiff Terms Missing Hunter Suffered Fatal Heart Attack ThisMorning Gall Bladder Is Removed Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Brothers Get Albino Deer Hear La Jose The 1966 doe season opened with a rarity today in Clearfield County. Two brothers, Tom and James Pennington, each shot an albino deer in the La Jose area at 7:30 a. m. Tom is from Westover and James from La Jose. The deer were believed to be twins, each weighing about 60 pounds. According to one sportsman, albino deer are not rare. But it is highly unusual for two of them to be shot at one time, and especially by brothers. Over the past ' several years a pair of albino deer had been spotted in ,the Shawville area. Despite the objections of some people who think that albino deer should not be shot, the State Game Commission says that the albino weakens the strain of a herd. One of Six Mishaps... Board Named For Recount In 77fh District BELLEFONTE - Cen t r e County Judge R. Paul Campbell today named a three-member board to conduct the recount of votes for the State Assembly post in all but six of the 41 precincts in the 77th District in Centre County. Clifford. A. Johnston of Phil-ipsburg, Earl K. Stock of Belle-fonte, and Harold D. Albright of State College were named as the board members. The recount is to begin next Monday. The district also includes the four precincts of Cooper Township in Clearfield County, but no recount has been called for there. At the completion of the official count, Republican incumbent Eugene M. Fulmer of State. College led his Democratic opponent, Daniel Clem-son of Bellefonte, by 114 votes; The Centre County Democratic Committee and Mr. Clemson are represented by Attor n e y Joseph S. Ammerman of Curwensville. Mrs. Marie Gardner, . # . county chairman, said the re- WlfllierS LlSted III count was petitioned because of possible error. She . stressed rOUrth Week Of there is absolutely no other reason for asking for the recount. CUTWeilSVille Eveilt Only the voles for Mr. Ful-mer and Mr. Clemson will be ' CURWENSVILLE - The of the highway and was unable counted. fourth list of winning numbers to avoid hitting it. The only precincts not in- in a continuing series of Cash The police said about $500 eluded in the petitions for re- Award Days promotions at Cur- damage was caused to the count are the three wards of wensville was announced today Smith car. Philipsburg Borough, the east with the top prize of $50 award- An Erie resident escaped in By BEN DE FOREST PITTSBURGH (AP) - Three convicts who heaped abuse on a judge during their trial for prison breach (received additional terms today ranging from 26 to 62 years. Richard Mayberry, 28, of Philadelphia got the stiffest sentence 31 to 62 years, for contempt of court, prison break and holding guards as hostages. Dominic Codispoti, 35, also of Philadelphia, drew 27 to 54 years on the same charges. Herbert F. Langes, 26, of Lan- One woman was injured and property damage amount- caster County, who threatened ed to more than $5,000 in six traffic accidents investigated to^"1 the judge during the trial, over the weekend by Clearfield Borough and state police. . ^ecfa'S ^ Mrs. Emma Young, 48, 6t Curwensville, is being treat- Tne tnreei guarded by 10 uni-ed in the Clearfield Hospital for a fractured collarbone suf- formed deputy sheriffs, interfered at about 2 a. m. Saturday. She was a passenger in a rupted several times while be-car driven by Mrs. Mildred S. Zattoni, 46, of 433 Scofield St., ing sentenced. Codispoti shouted Injured in Accident . Unlike most men his age, James Gordon died, not at home'in bed or in a hospital but in the woods he knew and loved as an outdoorsman. The body of the 71-year-old Clearfield man was found Saturday, 12 days after he suffered a fatal heart attack in the woods some six miles north of town. He was lying on his back, his head propped against a tree and his rifle just a foot or two away. Marvin Sipe of Clearfield R.D. 2 had, passed within 100 feet of the spot a week ago Saturday ... not once, but.' twice. But last Saturday,. Mr. Sipe passed that' way a�ain at 12:30, p.m. This time a foot of snow didn't cover the ground, and' this time he saw Mr. Gordon. Mr. Sipe was hunting with his father, Len, in the area^about one mile west of the McGeqrge Road and less than a mile south of the Gum Swamp Camp near Stone Run.'He tied ,a; red handkerchief to a tree arid started, hiking put of the woods with his father. Two hours later he was sitting in the State Police Substation at Clearfield as State Trooper Al Gontkovic contacted other authorities and made Marvin Sipe finds hunter's body Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Curwensville, which hit an embankment along Route 453 two miles south of Curwensville. Mrs. Zattoni told police she was unable to see where she \vas going because of heavy fog. Damage to her car was estimated at $150. A riding horse, owned by Wil-ma Hart of Woodland, was also on the weekend casualty list. It was struck by a car Sunday afternoon and although extensively injured, survived the accident.  Twelve-year-old Gary L. Hart who was riding the,horse, was knocked to the ground but suffered only minor injuries. The accident happened on Route 17121 between Mineral Springs and Woodland; State Police reported that the driver of the car, William T. Smith, 41, of Woodland, rounded a curve and saw the horse on his side Grampian Sailor On Second Tour Of Vietnam Duty "Heil Hitler!" while being led from, the room. Judge Albert A. Fiok, who presided at the five-week trial in Allegheny County Criminal Court, specified that the sentences begin after the prisoners complete their present terms. They are now serving 5 to 34 years for armed robbery. The three were accused of using zip guns and homemade bombs in a vain attempt to break out of Western State Penitentiary in June, 1965. While awaiting trial on the prison break charges, the three broke out; of the - Allegheny County Jail Nov. 26, but;were captured a snort while later. During-the trial, the defendants repeatedly interrupted court proceedings with shouts and comments. Last Friday, Mayberry and Codispoti were put in straight-jackets and their mouths were taped while the judge charged the jury. The jurors convicted the three Friday night. Brought in under heavy guard today, the prisoners consulted Ruby's Cancer Supreme Court Not Necessarily Upholds Hoffa's Hopeless Case 1964 Conviction Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 GRAMPIAN - Aviation Storekeeper 3.C., Thomas E. _____________ __ Fleming III, above, son of Mrs. _ precinct of Rush Township, the ed to the holder of ticket num- jury, but his 1966 sedan was al Cora Fleming of Grampian and . j east precinct of Harris Town- ber 214702. most destroyed when it was the Ia*e Thomas Fleming Jr., SfOleil WW FOWId ship, and the east precinct of The holder must produce the struck by a train at a cross- is serving his second tour of Ferguson Township. The reason no attempt is be- ing Co. or Buzzard's Stationery yesterday ticket at either Robison Print- ing at Rolling Stone at;8:30 p.m. duty/in "the waters off the coast. n,�Y?^S!S 2??*^\T tlTl - ing Co. or Buzzard's Stationery yesterday. of Vietnam aboard the attack sedan was stolen from ing made to recount .the votes Store no later than 7 p. m. next Bernard,Renaud jumped from carrier, USS Kitty Hawk. This a gara.Se �"� Beech Street here in Philipsburg, one Democratic Friday in order to claim the the vehicle just in time as the marks the Kitty Hawk's fourth sometime between .10:30 .p^.m. party officfal said, is "there is award. ' """ ......." ~ ' Sat'"A'v ~"A 11  ~ Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Please Turn to I'age 6, Col. 5 Survivor Tells of Battle ... Mostly cloudy with little change in temperature through Tuesday, low in the 20s. Sunrise 7:28-Sunset 4:44 Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p;. m. - 6.45 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 6.40 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Saturday high 56, low 34, overnight low 44. Sunday high 34, low 28, over-' night low 28. Mid-State Airport Sunday high 43, low 27 overnight low 25. Five-Day Forecast Dec. 13-17: Temperatures will average 2 to 4 degrees below normal. The normal high ranges from 37 to 38 and the normal low from 23 to 25. It will be warmer on Tuesday and colder Thursday with little change thereafter. Precipita t i o n will total abput one-quarter of an inch occuring as snow flurries Wednesday U. S. Unit Suffers Casualties New York" cVntral freighrtrain deployment to the Western Pa- cific. The carrier and its crew recently received the Nayal Commendation Medal from "the Secretary of the Navy for outstanding performance in the Vietnam conflict. Planes based on. the carrier flew more than 10,000 combat missions over North and South Vietnam and dropped a record 10,700 tons of bombs. In addition to the record tonnage of bombs, the crew ; set Saturday and 11 a. m. Sunday ing along.the Lumber City road. The car was found this morn-The car is owned by Kip's Cabinet Shop. By PEGGY SIMPSON - DALLAS, Tex (AP) - The physician in charge of Jack Ruby's treatment said today that Ruby's cancer is "not necessarily a hopeless case." Dr. Jay Sanford, professor of internal medicine at Southwestern- Medical School, said "that medical investigation into the primary source of the malignant disease may take more than a week. Ruby, 55, is the nonsmoking, nondrinking onetime Dallas night club operator who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, later identified by the Warren Commission as President John F. Kennedy's assassin. The Dallas Times Herald quoted an unnamed "source close to the medical aspects of the case" that the tumor has spread into too many vital areas, has escaped detection too long, and that doctors fear Ruby is "beyond hope." . Sanford said he talked with Ruby this morning and quoted Ruby as saying "I'm feeling-better this morning than I have in many months." The doctor said Ruby may or may not be operated �. on for the Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court upheld today the 1964 conviction of James R. Hoffa, Teamsters Union president, on jury tampering charges. "The use of secret informers is not per se unconstitutional," Justice Potter Stewart'saidjin delivering the court's divided decision. In his -appeal Hoffa /claimed his rights were violated by use of a paid government; informer to gather information against him.' Stewart swept aside this and other of the union leader's constitutional claims in affirming his conviction. Chief Justice Earl Warren dissented. Justices Tom C. Clark and William O Douglas filed a brief opinion saying they would have dismissed the appeal. Justices Byron R, White and Abe Fortas took.no part in the case or in the decision. There was no immediate com ment from the Teamsters chief. Hoffa was tried in federal court in Chattanooga, Tenn., and was ( sentenced to eight years in prison and fined $10,-000. Physical Crisis Is Fifth in 10 Years For Ex-President By FRANK CARET WASHINGTON (AP)-Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower's condition was reported "good" by Walter Reed Army Hospital today following removal of his gall bladder. The report on the 76-year-old < Eisenhower's v condition, was made to newsmen about three-quarters of an hour after .the surgery had been completed. The hospital said fruther details would be forthcoming soon on the general's condition. . Maj. James Sonneborn of the hospital's public information staff said a further statement' would be made later on details of the' operation. Barring any unexpected complications, the five-star general apparently' has weathered still another major physical'crisis in a medical-surgical history that has included two heart attacks; a minor cerebral stroke; and ^abdominal surgery conducted 10 years ago. � There was evidence that .Eisenhower's medical history was a major factor in the doctor's decision to remove his gall bladder with its "multiple" gall stones. The doctors' intent apparent-, ly was to spare Eisenhower's heart any additional strain from the diseased gall bladder. There was no official word on exactly how long the operation lasted, but hospital announcements indicated it took between one and a half to two hours.. The surgery commenced at 1 a.m. (EST) as scheduled and and the hospital reported Eisenhower was back in his room in the VIP suite at 10:05 a:m. *,,'� "The operation has been completed and Gen. Eisenhower was back in .his room 'at Ward of; the hospital at 10:05 a.m. "(fiST). / Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 EOITQR'S NOTE - For the second time in two weeks, , records for under way replen a U. S. infantry platoon has taken heavy casualties in Vietnam. Associated Press correspondent Peter Arnett interviewed a survivor of a 1st Division platoon decimated Sunday. ishment from ah ammunition Please Turn to Page 6, Coli 4 By PETER ARNETT SUOI DA, South Vietnam (AP) - Pfc. Eugene Hicks, 20, punched and pulled at his machine gun that had jammed for the sixth time in as many minutes and wondered why, in the midst of the noises of the bloody battlefield, he - wasn't scared. "I was sort of elated I was shaping up so well, that my reaction to fire was so good," ..........____, , . tf Hicks recalled, remembering and=tr'eats distributed by Santa f ^^73^ didn't that back to Sunday morning when rjlaus. Sponsoring organizations Kennedy said ne dldn l- lhal his 30-man platoon stumbled on are limiting attendance to chil-DITT(!nIin,n /AD, , a larSe Viet Cong force, en- dren from the first through sixth PITTSBURGH (AP) - Two gaged them, and took heavy firades little sisters have given their casualties. 6 Sponsors arc the SOI, Moose, Hicks, from Chicago, 111., American Legion, VFW, Rescue didn't realize until he crawled Hose & Ladder Co. and the. Odd across the battlefield afterward Fellows with the theatre being donated by Mr. Rummings. Two Little Sisters Give Doll To Complete Nativity Scene RFK Fires Challenge In Eavesdropping WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Robert F. Kennedy has challenged FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to make public his entire file on who authorized what eavesdropping while Kennedy was attorney general. CURWENSVILLE - The; an- . The New York Democrat fired nual Christmas party for Cur-, the challenge Sunday night in a wensville area children will be new round of the Kennedy-held Saturday at 1:30 p. m. in Hoover disagreement which the Rex Theatre. erupted Saturday. The party will include a free ,.Th.e furor opened with pub-movie furnished by Athol Rum- llcatl�" of a Hoover letter which mings, manager of the theatre, ^ Kennedy knew all about Christmas Party.Set In Curwensville Area At Pa. Society Dinner... Sc rant on Cites Needs of Cities NEW YORK (AP) - The collapse of urban society can be averted only "if we are prepared to accomplish a basic reconstruction in metropolitan regions," according to Gov. Scranton of Pennsylvania. "We have come to the realization that most . . . cities - are no longer governable as Blue Cross Presents Case for Rate Hike At Pittsburgh Hearing baby doll to replace a Christ child stolen from a Protestant Church's nativity scene. "Because they didn't have one," was what Mary Jane Strut 8, said Saturday when asked why how bad it had been. "I just thought the men were Thieves Get Wire burgPut upasign CHESTER HILli:- Burglars Was Stolen." ,, �........"��<� "'�j' lying down there to keep out of she and her sister, Marilyn, 10, the"way 0f our own artillery parted with their doll. that had been coming in pretty The two girls from nearby close and even spraying dirt Swissvale, both Roman Catho- across my back," Hicks said, lies, gave their doll to the Rev. �But lncn j saw the blood, the George W.E. Nickelsburg, pastor nea(] wounds, the bodies all of the Trinity Lutheran Church, twisted. Those men weren't Instead of replacing the Christ alive. Oh, if was Black Sun-child after it was stolen, last day;" week, the Rev. ^Mr.vNickels- Like others in-the ill-fated The Babe piaioon from ,q Company, 1st;. stoic.-" fiomef-120 fcef of copper As for the. charitable gesture iS1!"^'*': wire from;the J. J, Powell Co. from the: two sisters^said,, &SP^0^K,"b-ve here over'the Weekend The wire "I think it's illustrative of the S^lhll f ^ was valued at between $250 and fact that the savior belongs not thtg'h wilh morlar frai!Jn?"ls �" $300. _____ . to oue people but to aUpeople,'^^ HERE I GO OFF OH A SPECIAL MISSION TO FINISH MV SHOPPING ,,. ONLY 12 PAVS 12-12 Hoover "has been misinformed." Hoover said Kennedy's retort was "absolutely inconceivable." Hoover produced a document backing his stand from the same FBI official Kennedy had quoted for his side. Then Kennedy called for Hoover to make his entire file public. "There is no indication that Mr. Hoover ever asked me for authorization for any single bugging device," said Kennedy. Another former attorney general, Kennedy successor Nicholas Katzenbach, emerged as a sort of would-be peacemaker with a terse statement giving credit to each side and in essence chalking the dispute up to misunderstanding. Meanwhile, the practical effects of hidden surveillance were scored in New York by Rep, Emanuel Celler, D-N.Y., chairman of the House Judici- PITTSBURGH (AP) - Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania presented at a public hearing i"' its case for a rate increase. The hearing was ordered by Mrs. Audrey R. Kelly, slate insurance commissioner. constituted, perhaps not even livable," Scranton said. Scranton made the comments Saturday night, in one of his last speeches as governor, before the annual dinner of the Pennsylvania Society at the Waldorf Astoria here. Also speaking at the dinner were, Raymond P. Shafer, governor elect of Pennsylvania, and Roger M. Blough, board chairman of U. S. Steel Corp.. upon whom the society con- Swarf wood Heads Ministerium At Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG The annual reorganizational meeting of the Philipsburg Ministerium, held recently in the First Presbyterian Church, resulted in the election of the following officers: President - the Rev. Bryan K. Swartwood, pastor of tih-e: Gearhartville Free Methodist Church; vice president - th; Rev. R. Wayne Focht, First Baptist Church; secretary - the Rev. Edwin C. Stigile,-Gospel Tabernacle; treasurer - the Rev. Stratford C. Taylor, Trinity Methodist Church. . The Rev. David P. Kyler, pastor of the First Lutheran Churcb, conducted the meeting. His term; as president will expire 'next? month. plans were completed, for the,: community carol -sing to be tiel

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