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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - December 16, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle Sign In a Volkswagen factory: 'Think BIG - and you're fired!' Vol. 60 - No. 295 Our 56th Year Reader's Tip 'The Quehanna Story' 1* tonight's editorial topic. Turn to Page 4. Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Friday, December 16, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 20 PAGES TODAY Special Meeting Set at Clearfield... ------,---:-,---( Council Deadlocked In Authority Appointment last night was to have been the final meeting of 1966 for Clearfield's Borough Council, but a 6-6 deadlock that developed in naming a member of the Municipal Authority will necessitate a special meeting next Wednesday. Council did approve without a dissenting vote the re-appointment of three incumbents to other borough boards - Health, Park Authority and Zoning Board of Adjustment. It also approved use of two present residential lots,at North Front and East ---1--- Locust streets as a future Council OKV Pay Raises At Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - Borough Council was unable to.complete work, on the 1967 budget last night, but did approve several pay raises and decided to re-advertise for a third borough policeman. The reason for the delay in finishing the budget was a lengthy discussion on the police and salary raise issues. Council President Frank Harzinski expressed the hope that the budget will be ready for public inspection following the first meeting of 1967. The decision to re-advertise for a third full-time police patrolman was made because only two applications for the position have been received so far. The starting salary for the job was raised to $4,100 per year In the hope of attracting more candidates. The Borough requests that anyone who, wishes Old Tune, New Words MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) - Miss Kathleen Thews said her kindergarten class at Washington Elementary School was singing "Tannen-baum, 0 Tannenbaum" Thursday while rehearsing frr a Christmas play but a 6-year-old boy had his own version which he delivered lustily: "Atomic Bomb, O Atomic Bomb." "And he really thought he was right," Miss Thews said. Democrats Pick Three Senate Heads in Pa. Sen- parking lot. There were two candidates for the Authority position - incumbent L. E. Soult Sr., whose term expires this year, and Fred B. Hughes, onetime Council president. The vote by secret ballot ended with six votes for each man. Mayor Edward A. Clark could have cast the deciding ballot last night but he elected to defer his vote until the special meeting, if it is necessary at that time. The Borough Code provides this option for the mayor and stipulates that Council shall reconsider its vote at a special meeting to be held at least five days and not more than 10 days later. If Council remains deadlocked next Wednesday, then the mayor is obligated to cast the tie-breaking vote. There was no discussion by Council on the merits of the two candidates, but considerable discussion about the Authority, sewage rates and policies of the Authority. Councilman J.V. Marino touch-ed off the discussion by telling Council that although Authority members serve without pay they are permitted to purchase a $3,000 life insurance policy and HARRISBURG (AP) ate Democrats reelected their to receive compensation at the qu�i8 uwi anyone wnq wisnea h minoritv officers todav "te of $20 per week if they are L� f�' *eJ�* COntact ^ZZorl^TZZZ ill and unable to work. He said NEW ERIE DIOCESE BISHOP - The Most Rev. Msgr. John F. Whealon, auxiliary Bishop of the Cleveland Roman Catholic Diocese, was named Bishop of Erie earlier this week by Pope Paul VI. He succeeds The Most Rev. Msgr.'John Mark Gannon, who resigned for health reasons. The Diocese includes all Roman Catholic Churches in Clearfield County. (AP Wirephoto) Red Charge Denied by U.S. By SEYMOUR M. HERSH fell on designated targets: a ron, 25, of Philadelphia, one of WASHINGTON (AP) - The truck depot two miles south of the pilots who raided the truck United States offered the world the city limits and a railroad park. -a flat denial today of North yard five miles northeast of the -Reports from foreigners Vietnamese charges that Amer- city. The photos showed, the iivjng jn' Hanoi indicated there ican warplanes bombed inside U.S. Military Command in Sai- aimoSt certainly were no delib-the city limits of Hanoi Tuesday gon said today, that no bombs erate attacks inside the city by and Wednesday. fell within the city as shown on American planes/ although Statements from Saigon and a 1965 North Vietnamese map. some homes were badly dam-Washington, designed to refute -A U.S. Military Command aged Tne reports made availa-widely spread Communist re- review of pilots' reports on the D}e jjy jj.s officials here, also ports that the United States has strikes showed that American snoWed that the foreigners be-begun a new escalation of the warplanes struck only the ijeved the damage was caused Vietnamese war, claimed that: scheduled target areas. "I, Dy North Vietnamese antiair- -A review of reconnaissance didn't see a single bomb off tar- _._- photos showed that all bombs get," said Lt. (j.g.) John Bar- Please Turn to Page 8, Col.  A Glance Back at Events.   Quehanna Cycle Nears Full Circle By GEORGE A. SCOTT Editor, The Progress QUEHANNA - The cycle that smarted back in April of 1955 and transformed a 52,000-acre circle of wilderness dotted only by hunting camps and forest roads into a short-time industrial complex appears to be neqring its full circle. Once almost entirely owned by the State's Department of Forests and Waters and Game Commission, the 52,000 acres were turned over to the giant Curtiss-Wright Corporation by purchase and lease in 1955 for use as a research and development and manufacturing center. Yesterday, Dr. Maurice K. Goddard, Secretary of Forests and Waters, announced that the state plans to buy back the last remaining holdings of Curtiss-Wright, a move that will re- ---------.- '" Borough Secretary Emma Guarino before Jan. 9. while Democrats in the House ---------------------------- . . . �  i ................... ,. Tt t0 Pick their leadership for he thought Council should be CretlflOflS DeligMM ItOUbM WoWJ . . . Pay raises were approved for the 1967 session. f,7,,v^r �ip,� P -~--- the street commissioner and Sen. John H. Devlin of Pitts- ,Poa^?5n ho rn,, borouh crews, both policemen burgh, who missed the last six HJ ^*SSl and the borough secretary. The months of the 1966 session be- ^,BC0"f,flfuinc^"leniSr raises Include pay that these cause of a lung operation, re- �J �v/m S ,T�.S officials normally would receive tained the post of minority floor f.rese'"j *"l ? for working during their vaca- leader apparently without op- ft"T^" tI TPw, �?X tion time, with the understand- position. L^JAh. . , ... '__, .|| , * . . . , , ,. , Authority Board. He said he felt ittnHfL� Cir I1" L�-min"tencaucus behind me Townshi should be allocated vacation time. closed *>onUie Democrats also sented glnce the Authority pro- Walt Dead Disney at 65 The increases are $65 per renamed Sens. William J. Lane vldes both water and sew month for the street commis- of Washington County assistant service t0 mucn 0f n sioner $15 per month for the Hoor leader, or whip and Benja- Councilman Kenneth W. Pearce borough secretary, $40 per min R. Donolow of Philadelphia disagreed> noting that the Bor- turn all but seven of the 52,-000 acres back to Commonwealth ownership. Great hopes were held for Curtiss-Wright's operations at Quehanna, as the vast wilderness tract was named by Roy T. Hurley, then president of C-W. State officials at Harris-burg forecast employment of upwards of 6,000 men, a figure which Curtiss-Wright never predicted or gave any public confirmation. Special action by the Legis- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 caucus chairman. ough from the beginning has as- Pool Ticket Gift Will Be Appreciated Long After Christmas Sen. William G. Sesler of Erie sumed the financial responsibili- was elected caucus secretary,, ty and other headaches of water filling a post left vacant by the service without assistance from death of Sen. George J Sarraf the Township. Councilman Clar- of Pittsburgh. ence J.Pearson expressed agree- Sen. Thomas J. Kalman of ment with that and Councilman Uniontown was elected Demo- Walter P. Thorp noted that the _ ,. .. cratic policy chairman, and Sen. present Authority membership D�" \ wait t?�'ong.f? b"y Martin P. Murray of Luzerne has "borrowing prestige" that is the Christmas gift that will satis- County wag elecfed to a new important. fy next summer as well as next post as minority appropriations Councilman Harry B. Bless- wT *� i � o   t, t chairman. ing joined in the discussion by The Clearfield Swimming Pool MtIrray wilI have at his dis. asking why washing of the Association is selling gift cer- j a $25000 contingency streets was stopped at the re- tificates which make ideal pre- ,_..nf �, l_ ,... fcj,i,, - -'�- sents for persons of all ak ^^torS;i.ru,.teGo^: TU" t0 P*� 8' Co1' 7 Ihe certificates can be traded budget proposalSi In the p>gti # ...... the minority party in both cham- |N0 Slightly Itljlired bers has complained that they , * 1 , "Here's the bareain prices- were ill-equipped to make an in- A$ Car LeOVeS ROOO, Heres tne bargain prices. dependent budget assessment. ... _ ... ' family (uicluding parents and House Democrats met to pick Jfee MOllboX a successor for Majority Leader By GENE HANDSAKER BURBANK, Calif. (AP). - A telepho/te operator at Walt lature was necessary to trans-iy's film studio sobbed- " fer the land to the corporation - 8,579 acres soltf"to Curtiss-Wright at a cost of $22.50 per c i . j. ix . i r i. acre and 42,596 acres leased to Eulogies poured in also from the famous after death came Thursday to the onetime Missouri farm boy whose  * * creative genuis delighted a troubled world. Disney "He wasn't a boss to us. He was a friendly man who loved us and we loved him." Inside The Progress Classified Ads 15,16,17,18 Hints From Heloise .'. .20 Comics ..'. 19 News From Around World 8 Sports ..............14, 15 Obituaries............... 2 Hospital News .......... 10 Social News........3, 7, 20 Today in History........ 4 Church News ..... - 12 AP News Analyses____5, 9 Christmas Story .......'. 11 Area Servicemen .... 10, 11 Favorite Toy Dies in Sleep in after March 1 for membership cards for the 1967 pool sea- children 17 years old and under), $20; single ticket for ages 6 through 17, $5; single ticket'for ages 18 through 20, $7.50; adults, $10. . The certificates may be purchased in the association's of- Three young men were slightly injured last night when their car went off the road oh a curve on Martin Street Extension. The accident happened at 10:30 PHILIPSBURG-Federal sur- p. m. about 2v4 miles north of Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 8 Food Distribution Set fice on the second floor of The pius food wil] be distributed here Clearfield Progress building or you can Friday Dec. 23, in the Reliance state Police identified the driv write to the association at P.O. Fire Hall on Third Street. The Box 291, Clearfield. distribution will start at 10 a. m. Karthaus Marine Is Wounded In Vietnam Fighting the corporation at an annual rental of $30,000. In addition, the Commonwealth built a new highway from Shawville via The producer died 10 days Karthaus to Quehanna and later after his 65th birthday and 5l/2 a stretch from Medix Run to weeks after a liing operation the northern perimeter of Que-Nov. 7. An informed source told hanna - the only major invest-The Associated Press that the menls it made in the project, removed portion of the lung was (For years, residents along cancerous and that the cancer the River Road from Clearfield of Philipsburg, and his parents, had spread. to Karthaus had been seeking, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence W In 40 years Disney's enter- ----'--- Reiter of Karthaus, were noti prises ranged from such screen ^lease Turn t0 Tge 8, Col. 3 fied tnat he suffered a fragmen delights as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Snow White to the world-famous amusement park, Disneyland - with more projects ever in the works. Fred MacMurray, star of six Disney films, said, "The joy he brought spanned the barriers of language, customs and nationality." The empire will keep on growing, said Walt's older brother Roy, president and chairman of the board of Walt Disney ton, 111., was picked today as South Vietnam Productions. the site for a $375-million atom "Walt Disney's preparation smasher. WEST CHESTER; Pa. (AP) -Five - year - old Lance Cum-mings died in his sleep of cancer, clutching a toy, green Kit-:: ten that was one of his favorite The redhaired boy^whdsefM-curable sickness attracted international attention--died of stomach cancer Thursday at Chester County Hospital here; : "We thought, perhaps, he Gerald might be with us for Christ- Illinois Site Is Picked For Atom Smasher WASHINGTON (AP) - Wes- KARTHAUS - Pfc. _ _...... ., ______ A. Reiter, 19, of Karthaus was mas," said his 'father, Walter wounded in the action in Viet- Cummings, of Downingtown. nam Dec. 9, according to word "But when he started having received by his family. hallucinations we kneW ,he His wife, Beverly J. Reiter wouldn't last." .->, vi Stricken with stomach cancer, Lance's condition worsened over the last two days. Doctors said his breathing became diffi-tation would of the left arm cult Wednesday and an oxygen but both his condition and his tent was put into use. prognosis were reported to be Doctors had let him. go home good. They expect a letter with Dec. 4 for a "just in case" more complete information Christmas party, because they. soon> feared he would not. live until Pfc. Reiter, a member of the De;C- 25>. , . .. - ; 5th Marine Regiment of the 1st Mth�T^?X\nTi^5^ Marine Division, was injured fthered at the horne of familjr ...v.�io �^^fioir.ot;�n ;, ,,,. friends in Narbon R.D. 2, where ffsVEeX^JW. S Lance was feted with Presents. Scent "to *r�dStar� ^^^^ ^ .a,lam: zone separating North and ily friend-also paid a visit to the party, bringing a smile to Lance's lips. Five brothers and sisters,; the walt disney Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Coal Industry Hangs Out'Help Wanted' Sign PITTSBURGH (AP) - The coal industry is putting out "help wanted" signs. Three speakers told an annual meeting of the Coal Mining Institute of America Thursday the industry's employment situation made a complete turnabout in a few years, and now coal mines need more manpower. W.F. Eigenbrod, director of the Department of Mines in West Virginia, said surveys indicate the industry will need 20,000 more workers in the next five years-12,000 of them in West Virginia. He said, "If the mining industry is to grow it must have skilled men and have them in a constant supply. We need a long-range coal miner training facility." Eigenbrod said a state-operated mine might serve as such a training facility. The industry had surplus manpower in the 1950s. Mines were closing and unemployment was high. "The worm has turned," William F. Sallbach, personnel di-, rector of Consolidation Coal Co. of Pittsburgh, told the institute. "In the 1950s we didn't need Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 8 er of the car as Thomas J. Collar, 18, of 115 Hill St., Clearfield. They said he was traveling south and his car skidded oh loose gravel as it rounded a curve. It crossed the highway, struck a tree and mailbox and Pfc. Reiter enlisted in Closing out a competition that Ken^tag ""ftetim ""^ ta agC fr0m 5 te * had involved dozens of commu- sjnce October. Kiwanians Will Man ""/.Swrt* Offer Kettle at Clearfield sP,rrt of Chnstm� nities across the nation seeking the gigantic enterprise, the Atomic Energy Commission announced the choice. The 200 - billion - electron-volt proton accelerator is pro- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1 Variable cloudiness tonight and Saturday. Little change in temperature, low tonight 22 to 32. Sunrise 7:31-Sunset 4:45 Clearfield River Level Thursday 7 p. m. - 6:45 feet (falling. Today 7 a.m. - 6.40 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Thursday high 32, low 20, overnight low 20. Mid-State Airport Thursday high 29, low 15, overnight low 15. , , ,. ., ,,. Boy Scout Troop 1 of Clear wSmrh>h t^l?n^^' field wanted t0 express its Jected � ��e world's most pow- ended up against a building own- warns C ub will man the Sal a- thanks to the community for erful, designed to unravel many ed by Joseph Frank of Clear- tion Army s Christmas Kettle conti,ued support throughout 0f the mysteries of the structure field R. D. located on East Market Street the year of maUeJr Collar and two of his compan- in front �f ^e W. T. Grant So its members came up with Six sites to which the National Ions, Robert Rummings, 15, of store all day tomorrow. ....... The Kiwanians annually con Santa featured In Big Coafporf Parade Saturday Clearfield Man Gets $12,000 West Decatur Post Office Contract A contract for construction of a new post office at West .. . . . ,. � ,, ----------- ..............-------- COALPORT - That popular Decatur has been awarded to an idea, which would enable Academy of Sciences had nar- man from the North Pole, Santa Howard L. Beish of Clearfield Glen Richey, and John Solis, The Kiwanians annually con- them to thank everv one in epn- ^,.,^'�k� v.------ �, ., , , . . 17, of 118 S. Fifth St., Clearfield tribute a day to this project eral. Tom&^Sm f to 9 p m Zril^ fv. "Ve UD" rlT$l WlU ^ f rst pre* by the U- S- Post Office De- suffered minor injuries but did of the Salvation Army, which the scouts. wiserT free cSfee J^ffi �rch comTT ^tTlnZL � �' Partment not require hospital treatment, helps raise money for the Army's to Christmas shoppers on the "All six sUes would have bePn Sears-in theTmi- iS In a telegram to The Progress, Police said. Christmas aid to needy and un- Courthouse Plaza. * .ultablj^oriitinnTfir iw f � " �n�.i ru � . commum'y s 14th U, S. Senator Joseph S. Clark Damage was listed at $100 to tortunit. families. The Kiwan- The troop, headed' by Scout- ect"AEC Chairman Glen^T Para - ians will work in one-hour shifts master Ed Bloom, meets in the mairman Glenn T. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 during the day. West Side Methodist Church. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 6 Five-Day Forecast Dec. 17-21: Temperatures will average one to three degrees below normal highs of 35 to 37 and a low of 23. There will be little day-to-day change in temperatures until a change to colder the middle of next week. Precipitation will average one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch melted, occurring as snow or snow flurries during the second half of the forecast period. Official in JFK Administration Describes Session ... Mrs. Kennedy's Move on Book May Have Followed Conference By RELMAN MORIN fore concluded that they could manuscript describing her emo- The group included Richard NEW YORK (AP) - A highly resist further requests by Mrs. tions and actions in the after- Goodwin, Theodore Sorensen, placed official in President John Kennedy for revisions or dele- math of the tragedy in Dallas, Pierre Salinger, Arthur M. F. Kennedy's administration tions in the manuscript of Wil- one of her friends said. Schlesinger Jr., Burke Mar-described today a secret confer- liam Manchester's book, "Death The former official gave this shall, James Greenfield, John ence which - inadvertently - of a President." version of the conference: Douglas and John Siegenthaler, may have led to Mrs. Kennedy's When efforts to compromise It was held last October in editor of The Nashville Tennes-legal action to block publication failed, he said, Mrs. Kennedy Sen. Kennedy's New York City sean. of the book about the assassina- brought the suit. Her attorneys apartment. It lasted five hours. Except for Siegenthaler, all tion of her husband. will charge breach of contract, Mrs. Kennedy did not attend, y,ose preSent had held impor- "The question of a lawsuit arguing that the Kennedys have Sen. Kennedy was present "only tant positions in Kennedy's ad-was put down as a last resort," not approved the manuscript of a short time." ministration. Salinger former the former official said. "It was the book, as agreed upon in a The meeting was called "be- vvhite House press s'ecretary only mentioned." "memorandum of understand- cause things.had reached a dif- and Greenfield, former assist- He said he is sure that the ing," signed by Manchester and ficult state with respect to cer- ant secretary of state, consid- publishers of the book learned Sen. Robert F. Kennedy. tain parts of the book. The pur- ered tne meeting of such impor- of the sense of the meeting. And Further, Mrs. Kennedy ob- pose was to work out compro- -- he said he believes they there- jects to certain passages in the mises oh them." Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 said this morning that'the Post, At least eight floats, the Glen- office will be located along dale High School Band and Route 17122 (the old main road scout troops will appear, in the mto philipsburg). parade which begins at 2 p SpecificatioIls call for an m. m Santa and his helpers will ter�r of m feet lat. ride in a special reindeer-drawn f f 80. sqUare feet aid .park- sleigh provided by the Coalport ing afea J g250 square �en  >u a c Terms are for a five-year lease Following the parade Santa with three five-year options. An- and his helpers will be in the nual rental � m b $1320 Coalport Fire Hall where they 4. t . L .v ' will distribute treats to all chil- . ^m^telcoit ?,*,?onsItr"cti�a dren in the Coalport area. 1S S12;000- T*e building is to.be The parade route will be from completed by next June. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 6 NEVER- MIND MB i I'M ALL SET - BUT YOU'VE GOT ONLY 9 SHOPPING DAYS LEFT// Clearfield Merchants Elect Six Directors The Clearfield Merchants Association yesterday completed the counting of ballots for election of six directors. Named to two-year terms were; Ed Wood, William Mack and Clyde McAllister. Elected for three years were William Hax� zard, David Livingston end-Ward Smith. Previously elected to one-year terms were Charles Hughes, John Leitzinger and Stanley Heydrick. ,