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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - December 15, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle V_ A pessimist is a woman who thinks she can't park her car in ^ a tight place. An optimist is a man who thinks she won't try �.' it. � ' Reader's Tip Milk Law hearing ends. See Page 21, Vol. 60 - No. 294 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Thursday, December i5, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 24 PAGES TODAY State To Buy 9,000Acres at Quehanna In State Highway Department... New Secretary Eyes Lengthy Road Ahead NEW HIGHWAY BOSS - Robert G. Bartlett, at left, who will take over as state highway, secretary next month, answers a. question at a news conference in the District 2 Office at Clearfield yesterday. Bartlett, with help from District Engineer Stanton C. Funk, at right, on specific district matters, gave newsmen some insight on his plans for the pext four years. (Progress Photo) By WILLIAM G. WILLIAMS Progress News Editor When 35-year-old Robert G. 'Bartlett takes office as the youngest Secretary of Highways Pennsylvania has ever had, he hopes to build roads on the groundwork laid by Secretary Henry D. Harral. Mr. Bart,lett, who takes over the top job in the State Highway Department next month, told newsmen in the District 2 Office at Clearfield yesterday that the department has a long way to go to build all of the major highways, connector routes and access roads which it needs. He said this would mean moving forward in a series of steps, the first of which was the establishment during the present administration of the six-year planning program. He called for new and better road designs, upgrading of the recruitment program for engineers, and betterment of overall professional standards' to show each department employe that he is a valuable part of the team. ' This does not entail any major changes from the Harral administration, heexplained, but rather an extension of policies now in force. "We are not going to stand pat," Bartlett said, ' Sunday in the Fire Hall employed at State College and many parts 0f the state. I am ~, �,, ... .. . ... predicted this number would in- grat^ to these suipporters, but J^^ft"8 PjJL*S crease With the expans on and T feel that the best interesU o� treats to_ the chddren of Kar-opening of new industries in the Democrats throughout Pennsyl- thaus and surrounding areas. State College area. This, he pre- vania will be served by my : withdrawal." Mr. Hirsh owned and operated Hirsh's Department Store here from 1919 until his retirement in 1961. The store was founded and formerly operated by his father. A son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hirsh, he was born at Osceola Mills March 29, 1887. In 1901 the family moved to Altoona. He returned here in 1919. He was a member of Temple Beth Israel at Altoona and Osceola Lodge No. 514, Free and Accepted Masons. He is survived by his wife, the former Leah Conn, and by a son and daughter': Herman F. Jr., Waynesburg; and Mrs. John (Florine) Galen, Menlo Park, Calif. Seven granchildren also Please Turn to Page 11, Col. 5 tnct. All precincts of Cooper Township will comprise the first region, the Morrisflale, Ashcroft (Hawk Run) and Munson pre- Please Turn to Page 11, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 11, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 11, Col. 6 Truck, Car Damaged In Route 322 Mishap There were no injuries in a truck-car collision on Route 322 in Bradford Township at 12:35 p. m. yesterday. Property damage totaled $900. Of the total, $800 damage was caused to the truck driven by George Finkbinder, 34, of Hyde. It crashed into a telephone pole after; colliding with a car driven by Vivian Kyler Neidrick, 46, of Wihburne. State Police said both vehicles were traveling west, The accident occurred when Mrs. Neidrick started a left turn just as the truck started to pass. Election Plan Adopted... Officers Renamed At West Branch ALLPORT - Clark Hubler was re-elected president of the West Branch Area School Board and Stacy Rowles was re-elected vice president last night at the annual'reorgani* zational meeting held in the high school. Formal action was also taken at the meeting to govern the election of school directors in the future. The three-region plan, submitted at the November meeting, was adopted. One directer is to be elected every other year from each of the three regions, which were set up to equalire the population areas of the dis- -rr-�- Clearfield Marine Serving in Vietnam . . . , ,. ... DONG HA, Vietnam-Marine cmcts of Morns Township will pfc Dennis L. Shirley, son of comprise the second region; Mr and Mrs> Robert Shiriey the Graham, Allport, Karthaus 0f7i8E..Fourth St., Clearfield, and West Keating precincts Pa ( is serving in the Dong Ha will comprise the third region. area as a member of B Com- In other matters, the board panyi 3rd Engineer Battalion, voted to pay Mrs. Ethel Harter, 3rd Marine Division, receiver of taxes, $2,400 annual- He is a combat engineer and Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 As Assembly Session News ... Two Legislative Races Still Undecided in Pa. By JOHN L. TAYLOR HARRISBURG (AP) - With the 1967 General Assembly scheduled to convene in less then,three weeks, the outcome of two legislative races - both in Central Pennsylvania remained in doubt. One race involved the 28th State Senatorial District in which Democrat Henry B. Leader of York held an uriof* ficial 122-vote margin over Sen. Robert O. Beers, the incumbent Republican.---r The other was in the 77th km and Lebanon went two years House District where the Re- without a s?nator M a result of publican incumbent, Rep. Eugene M. Fulmer, led his Democratic opponent, Daniel R. Clemson by 114 votes Board wiU begin hearings Mon- Indications were that the day on som0 m civilian ab< House race would be settled by sentee ballotSi about 75 cent the time the legislature con- of which have Deen challenged venes, on Jan. 3, but there was j,y Leader no telling when the Senate officials' estimated it might contest might be resolved. take up to eight weeks to hear It appeared that York Coun- arguments on the challenged ty would be without representa- bailots. There was ^the'posi. tion in the Senate at least for - 1 . a time. The counties of Schuyl- Please Turn to Page Xl� Col. S a similar dispute in the 1964 election. r The York County Elections 610
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