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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 5, 1967, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                very tow mnny high River 7947 R 0 7850 TH EXPRESS Serving Lock Clinton County and Neighboring Communities THE EXPRESS coven the news of Clinton County and and the inert effective advertising me dium te reach that entire March 1882 107 LOCK JULY 1967 16 Pages Plus 12 Page Supplement Ten Cents UN Seeking romise on Mideast Demands for Troops Pullout Fail to Pass UNITED AP Diehard diplomats at the United Nations cast about today for a facesaving token resolution on the Middle East after rival demands for Israels withdrawal from Arab soil failed to pass the General As Assembly President Abdul Rahman Pazhwak of Afghanis tan called an afternoon meeting to finalize the work of the emergency session that began June But some delegates expressed belief if the assembly re cessed for a few they could muster the needed two thirds majority for a vaguely worded draft expounding gener al principles and shunting the real issues back to the Security The 122nation assembly de feated four resolutions Tuesday calling on Israel to withdraw its troops from land occupied in Syria and Jordan during the June The assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on Israel to rescind its annexation of the Old City of Jerusalem and a Swedish proposal appeal ing for aid for Arab refugees and other victims of the Arab Israeli As delegates gathered to an Israeli military spokes man announced in Tel Aviv that Israeli antiaircraft fire hit and apparently downed ah Egyptian jet fighter and drove off a sec ond plane in the eastern Sinai near An Egyptian military spokes man in Cairo denied the Israeli The assemblys failure to call for Israeli withdrawal in the climactic votes Tuesday night was viewed as a sharp setback See Continued on Page IS Jordanians Killed or Missing in War with Israel Jordan AP Pre mier Saad Jumaa announced today that members of the Jordanian armed forces were killed or missing in the ArabIs raeli He said 762 were wounded and 463 taken prison The total dead and missing were more than eight times the 730 Israeli soldiers who Is raeli Defense Ministry said Tuesday were killed in thewar against Syria and Jor The Israelis said another of their men were wound and of these manently Premier Jumaa said most of the who were return ed were also wound Planes Land Foreign Troops at Congo Field Radio Claims Force Plans to Assist Tshombe the Two unidentified planes landed a group of foreign commandos today at the airport of Kisanga ni in the northeast Congo Pres ident Joseph Mobutu The Congo radio had claimed Tuesday night that 200 Belgian mercenaries were ready to fly to the Congo and free Moise Tshombe if the expremier is expedited from where he is being formerly Stanley is about 775 miles north east of It is a former rebel In a radio address to the na Mobutu said foreign set tlers had attacked near the Rwanda border 320 miles southeast of The situation throughout the eastern Congo is the Con go radio Mobutu made no attempt to link the reported landings with but the official Alger ian news agency implied that they were part of a plot to over throw Mobutu and reinstate who faces death if he is handed over to the Congo by Tshombe was on a plane fly ing from Spanish territory last week that was hijacked and landed at He has been held there while Algeria decides whether to grant Tshombe was sentenced in ab sentia to death for treason March 13 by a military court in He has been in exile since he was dismissed as pre mier in October 1965 and had een living in exile in Mobutu said the commandos did not give their number at and occu See PLANES Continued on Page 15 A GENERAL VIEW of the scene at the 1967 ceremony at the Tiadaghton Elm on the banks of Lower Pine Creek is pictured A part of the more than spectators are at the speakers stand is at right with Alvin Bush address ing the The ceremony was held in ideal weather at oclock yesterday but he weather deteriorated into showers and rain that washed out most of final eight hours of events at the July 4 of which the elm program was a Evening News Photo Study Use of NBlasts for Panama Canal 4 Possible Sites for Bigger Channel Include Old Route WASHINGTON engineers are considering un derground nuclear explosions with a force of up to 10 million tons of TNT to blast out a new sealevel canal across Central j it was learned Tues An Atomic Energy Comrnisj sion source said that would be 50 times bigger than any underj ground atomic explosion yet tested by the United The AEC source said Army engineer making j preliminary believe the largest single excavation explo sion might range up to lion lonVdr 10 The smallest might be the equivalent of tons ofj the size of the est belowground test in Neva Attention was focused on the canal question of last week when it was announced that the United States and Panama con cluded agreement on new trea ties dealing with the possible building of a new sealevel ca nal and operation of the present Panama See BLAST Continued on Page 4 Regions 4th Plans Blasted by Rain 1 Hurt in 8 Accidents on Wet Highways Woolrich Boy Hit Damage in Holiday Crashes Storm Postpones Fireworks Trees Foil Power Out A 55milesperhour wind gtist felled trees and caused minor property and the rain blown into the West Branch Valley forced post ponement or cancellation of many Fourth of July activities in Lock Jersey and There were eight accidents in the Lock Haven Police blamed heavy traffic area and three in Jersey Shore and slippery highways for the eight area accidents in which Rained out were the fireworks seven persons were injured over displays at Lock Haven and the July 4th Damage Jersey shore but the Lions of amounted to j Lock Haven and the Town A fiveyearold Woolrich boy Meeting group at Jersey Shore was treated in the emergency kept their powder and the First Lady Visits Home on Wedding Anniversary SHOWN ON THE SPEAKERS STAND at the 1967 Tia daghton Elm ceremony Tuesday morning at from he Martin priest of Lukes Catholic who gave the benediction the William pastor of the Jersey Shore First Methodist who gave the invocation Aivin the speaker Joseph Bren master of ceremonies for the sponsoring Jersey Shore Rotary Club Peter curator of Mobile State Mu seum Avhich was stationed at the Jersey Shore July 4 cele and Keith Boy Scout Troop who led he Pledge of Allegiance to the Indian guests in front of the stand from Tall Yaqui Tribe Mohawk Chief Bright Mohawk and Twin A crowd of more than the largest in attended the Evening News Photo Traffic Toll 678 33 in Alone Cold Front Routs Fourth Programs room of Lock Haven Hospital for a cut when he report edly darted in front of a car at Christian Mill Hall told police that he wasj driving south on Park when David William son of and William 355 Parkj ran in front of his j A New Jersey woman and her daughter were admitted to the Renovo Hospital following an ac cident on wet Route four miles north of at I j Police reported that James 410 Seventh i attempted to j pass a house car converted bus i when his car struck the left rear of the which was operated by Donald McDow j Following the accident I Patricia Leonard and her daughter Jean were taken to the hospital for Damage was estimated at Pearl Sheridan a passenger in her husbands was admitted to Renovo Hospi tal for observation following a accident on rainslicked By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS last Thanksgiving when 748 per Mildly surprising to weatherall the characteristics of a full Traffic accidents during the sons were I but disastrous to Fourth I fledged cold The forward pyrotechnics will be set off to night in both The Lock Haven fireworks will be set off on the Lockport side of the Susquehanna River at Anywhere along the riverbank will be a good vantage point for seeing the The Jersey Shore display is slated to begin at 10 at the high school athletic It had been slated for last night at Hammermill Paper pic out on Monday went off today as Buses began moving at 9 on the twohour trip to Knoe bels near and most of the picnickers were due to check in at the park at 11 Lock Haven Lions Block cancelled yesTerday due to the heavy will be held tonight starting at 6 A followed by a then steady rain for four all but wiped out the final several hours of the fourth day of activities at the Jersey Shore July 4 The only event definitely re scheduled for tonight was the fireworks display shortly after at the recreation Route three miles south of An emergency session of Town at Police reported that a car operated by Stephen 135 Second cross ed the center line while round Meeting in a tent at the recrea tion area last night at 9 oclock voted to ask all concessions who wished to operate this afternoon and and tentatively J u Since the start of the Indeiof July activities in the West edge of the much cooler air i in8 a sharP urve on jhe road scheduled was an aqua show at long holiday weekend have pendence day at 6 Friday Branch Valley Tuesday aftertriggered showers and car dnven by o clock at the swimming claimed more lives than any previous Independence Day pe boating accidents killed 46 per1 was a series of thunderstorms that lingered as the Ralph and 175 persons and showers thatfront moved rather slowly from A nlicinn Thousands of holiday fundrenched the region with up to west to AP Lyndon Johnson took his Lady away from this crossroads 32 years ago in an old He brought her back Tuesday in a jetpowered presidential heli The Johnsons spent about hours touring sentimental land marks in the area of John sons hometown and visiting with old friends before return ing to LBJ Ranch near Johnson They may remain there through Earlier in the holiday the FirstFamily witnessed the bap Wallace in Clinic tor Study of Cancer Case AP Can cer specialists studied Alabama Lurleen Wallaces medical records today before starting tests to determine the extent of a recurrent The nations only woman gov who thought she had won the battle against cancer 18 months brought the files with her Tuesday when she en tered a highly regarded tumor After the diagnostic the 40yearold mother of four may undergo as she did in in Smiling and in good the suntanned governor stepped off a private plane at the Hous ton airport shortly after noon Tuesday and rode across behind a police to the University of Texas An derson She was accompanied by her who preceded her as governor and is a possi ble candidate for president next and by their eldest daugh James Also making the trip from Montgom ery aboard a twinengine turbo prop plane was a family Mary Jo Ventress of Montgom At the entrance to the 300bed hospital the governor was asked by a newsman how she Wallaces who showed his canceled a speech scheduled Saturday at a state American Legion conven tion at An aide said plans for other presidential trial run speeches would depend on his wifes Hospital officials declined to say how long the diagnostic tests might take or how long Wallace might remain un der tism of their first Patrick Lyndon Nugent Johnson asked the Presi dent to take her back to her home town since they planned to be in just 50 miles to the for the funer al of Wright wife of the Texas Democrat who is chairman of the House Banking and Currency The Chief Executive obliged with the helicopter trip to Kar near the Louisiana border in the piney woods country of East Here the most prominent landmark is a two story brick a general still bears the in fading red of Johnsons who died in The sign reads Taylor in Taylor was the communitys biggest landowner and cotton His Ruth Tay the First Ladys stepmoth still occupies the family antebellum mansion on tlie outskirts of town built with slave labor and plantation made bricks in Taylor welcomed Johnson From the Johnsons flew by helicopter to Barksdale Air Force Base at then flew nonstop by jet to the the Johnson day be gan in late morning when mem bers of the family drove a cou ple of miles up the road from the ranch to Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church in Sto The center of attraction was Patrick Lyndon born 13 days earlier to the Presidents daughter Luci and her Patrick The record did j seekers jammed Pennsylvanias a inch of t reach the proportions first highways and waterways over I The not predicted by the National Safely At the final hour of the four day 678 persons had been reported killed on the na tions streets and The previous 576 was set during a threeday weekend last The safety council originally had predicted a toll of 700 to 800 The record death count for any fourday holiday was set highways the fourday holiday period and 47 persons died in which literally drowned out the last several hours of the fourth day of the Traffic was the big Jersey Shore July 3 oelebra claiming 33 There werejtion starting at 4 unload nine deaths from drowning or i 103 inches at inch at boating mishaps and five otherEagles at Smnema aciidental j at The most recent victims in at Lock Haven It was continuing to rain this morning at Al toona had a shower early and Philipsburg had two hours of rain early Alfred Kline of the Weather Bureau said the A collision in Tylersville at Monday resulted in slight injuries to a 14yearold boy and his but both dej dined medical Paul was making a left turn on Route 880 police when his car collided with one operated by j See STORM Continued on Page 4 eluded i and in Jersey lifting of the unstable airBruce Loganton j by the incoming cold air was j continuing but stability Injured hut declining medical i Philipsburg Ernest Ker The Weather bureau station at and his Michael Williamsport Lycomingj Airnorl said the storms i See WEATHFR Continued on Page 4 See TRAFFIC Continued on Page 4 I County Airport said the storms were caused by an influx of much colder which created 106 Marines Killed in Battle with Viet Reds near Border SAIGON AP Heavy which had been fighting i minutes off for Fourth of July munist rocket and artillery fire the Marines since had pounded Marine ouiposlsj pulled back at least temporari and sweeping forces today just below the demilitarized zone where ground fighting or gun duels have raged for four The Command said 15 leathernecks were killed and 51 wounded by eight enemy bar rages in the past 24 This j attention were Bruce 14 j j and Sara A threecar collision at I Monday resulted in no juries and property dam Police said that cars operated by Nelson 230 Peach and John Mapstone Mill i Hall had stopped for the i red light at the Main Grove when a i car driven by Rodger 524 Water failed to stop when his brakes The Only 11 miles west of American soldiers and South Pushing forward to recover Vietnamese rangers hit a guer the bodies of Marines killed injrilla band with a sudden heli the big battle last the j copter In lie Marines ran into a rabbit recoilless rifle shell explodedtime aren l so bad beside a descending helicopter See ACCIDENTS Continued on Page 15 Inside Todays Express Calendar of Events 4 Classified Advertisements 12 Comics 13 Crossword Puzzle 12 Daily Investor 7 Deaths and Funerals 4 Editorials 10 Family Lawyer 3 Hospital Reports 4 Hows Your IQ 3 It Seems Like Yesterday 16 Junior Editor 7 Local Skies 8 Salute H Security for You 1 Sports 14 Star Gazer H Stock Market 4 Television 9 Younger Set 16 After United suffering through the Nations televised AA lit bates folks have dcclded da warren of battered and wounded eight sol Plant Closed by Strike 4 n t Sweeping forces protected by In all 22 VieL Cong d f Brjck brought the unotficia ourday two of which were and the assault lorce hadat u h faster company are on strike casualty toll to 106 321 knocked out by have ione man killed and 15 jt jn the UN productions following the expiration now recovered most of the miss American after one day ing from the opening battle Sunj of bad found fair Cabalistic commercialsof the United Brick Clay flaw Tho M rmur of aitfJc mmr mimh rtf AJfUtn V1 1Y1 i i i ii wounded and 6 The Marines have reported 168 North Vietnamese killed but believe the tola ensmy casualat 78 Marines ties are far Each North Vietnamese bar that in which the Marines j highway and waterway network i of the contract with Local 987 The official toll now stands jover much of North Vietnam wounded and 6 still missing in i most of them against the Communist kind rage was answered by at least 148 North the heavily defended No adjustment of vour set is Negotiations for an extension m 1j ilT1 J 1 i i 111 J F I I 1 I Marine but the Red teries were evidently well dug While the threat along in at solidly prepared As HaiphongHanoi the Although returning border zone overshadowed aci ported two MIG sightings and Its true nothing much ever The 34 production in three the last of which was held Friday at 3 A strike vote had authorized the calling of a strike in the absence of agreement be fore expiration of the Both sides say the issue which led to the strike is that of wage Pickets were on duty at the rates the fringe benefits appar entranres of the plant ently had been virtually agreed There are no plans for further according to spokesmen for the union and for MS over mucn o n d t b thatj Workers of America at midnight 170 Tuesday and flew Ib sllhioCled to the June weve been subjected to the Just turn the darn the contract had been in prog rc thing sociated Press correspondent tion there were skiriseveral barrages of Sovieibuilt j mshes and smallscale catties suracetoair no losses ress luring the last three weeks i of The sessions during the Steve Stibbens reported from the battle area that the forces of the 90th North Vietnamese Reg Debating with a Russian is last week of the month had been like arguing with your joined by a federal mediator throughout the country Tueswere Hanoi radio When its your turn to the from the Pittsburgh office of the Despite this almost all claimed three American planes opposition walks American units took a were I Mediation and Conciliation Serv No agreement was Jesse Russell is president of the union and Richard Thorsen is manager of the which manufactures tile and related   

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