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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - April 30, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle A good neighbor is one who can watch you talce it easy without thinking you are lazy. The Progress Reader's Tip' "Law Day U. S. A.," a guest editorial on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 102 Our 56fh^Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Saturday, April 30, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY Murdered Girl's Family Had Lost Only Son in J963 Farm Accident DUBOIS - Tragedy has had a way with the Douglas B. Kimer family. The Rimers, of nearby Luth-ersburg' R. D., lost their only son in a farm accident three years ago this month. The boy was disconnecting a tractor and a wagon when the Avagon suddenly moved against the tractor, crushing him to death. He was only nine. Today the Rimers mourn the slaying of their only daughter, Pamela. Sue, an 18-year-old honor student at DuBois Area High School who planned to enter Penn State this fall. Her body was found late Thursday afternoon in a thicket along a lonely dirt road not far away from her modest farm home. She had been stabbed many times in the head and neck and a slocking was knotted around her neck. "Why did it happen?" cried Mrs. Rimer, who had to be placed under a physician's care for shock. -An intensive manhunt for the killer ended early the next day when a 28-year-old mathematics teacher at DuBois, Jon E. Yount, turned himself in at the state police substation near DuBois. Yount, who has a wife and two children and is considered by those who know him well as an exceptionally brilliant man, was arraigned before Alderman Meritt I. Edner and formally charged with murder and rape. A hearing has been set for Monday at 4 p. m. and Yount's attorney, David Blakely, already indicated that he will plead not guilty. Yount was held in custody at the state police substation from 5:45 a. m. - the time he walked in - until he was taken to his arraignment at 9:50 a.m. Police did not disclose what Yount told them. Following the arraignment Yount was taken to the Clearfield County Jail to await Monday's hearing. According to school officials, Miss Rimer was not a member of any of Yount's classes. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 DuBois Man Killed South OfSykesville 0* A 21-year-old DuBois man P' as killed early this morning ^li'hcn the car in which he was ^riding hit a tree along Route ' 119 one-half mile south of Sykes-ville. The victim, John Duvall of Weber Avenue, was pronounced dead on arrival at the DuBois Hospital. The driver of the car, Gary H. Warnick, 21, of 528 Juniata Ave., DuBois, was admitted to the hospital with multiple fractures of the right arm.and cuts of the face. The accident happened at 5:43 a. m. State police from Troop C Headquarters at Punxsutaw-ney said Warnick's car appar ently went out of control, ran off the road and crashed into the tree. The accident was one of lour reported in the area yesterday and'this morning. Three of the mishaps occurred yesterday morning and were investigated b.v state police from the Clearfield Substation. Bad driving conditions con tributed to two of the accidents. At 3:30 a. m. a loaded beer truck, traveling north on Route 153, tipped over against an embankment after going off the road and into a ditch. Damage to the truck was estimated at $300. The driver, Howard T. Pul-man, 60, of Philadelphia, lold the police he was traveling at a slow rate of speed because of the dense fog. He said he apparently misjudged the edge of the highway and hit the ditch. :________.,..^..,. In another accident, this one at 6:45 a. m. on Route 17051 in Goshen Township, Homer A. Gormont, 56, of Clearfield R. D. 2, received abrasions and other minor in,juries when his truck was hit by another vehicle. The driver of tlie sedan, John R. Sankey, 26, of Clearfield R. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 Coalport Man Listed as fair After Shooting COALPORT - John E. Bul-lers Jr.. 24, of Coalport is listed in "fair" condition at the Al-toona General Hospital where he was taken last night after being hit in the left thigh with a .38 calibre bullet. The exact cause for the shooting is not known but Slate' Police from Clearfield said "At this time we are terming the shooting accidental but we are continuing our investigation." Trooper Al Gonlkovic said the victim's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Bullers Sr., were handling a .38 calibre revolver when it went off. The shooting occurred in the Rainbow Inn which is owned by Mr. Bullers. Showers and scattered thundersliowers ending late tonigiit or Sunday morning. Turning cooler tonight, low 45 to 55. Partly cloudy and cooler Sunday. Sunrise 6;10-Sunset 8:08 Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. - 6.15 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 6.10 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Friday low 38; High 70. Overnight low 52. Precipitation (trace). Mid-State Airport Friday low 35; High 59. Overnight low 46. PREDICTS PLANT GROWTH - Quentin Berg, seated at left, founder and president of Berg Electronics which recently opened a plant at Clearfield, shows his company brochure to Clearfield Chamber of Commerce officials at a meeting this week. Mr. Berg said he is quite satisfied with the Clearfield operation and feels that it will expand gradually. He is rushing more machines to Clearfield so that more top machinists and tool and die makers will be employed. Berg Electronics is the second largest producer of electronic terminals in the United States. Examining the brochure is Droze A. Dotts, chairman of the C. of C. industrial committee. Seated on his right is Sterling McKittrick, Berg's operations manager. Standing from left are: A. W. Lee 111, a member of the executive committee; S. K. Williams, cochairman of the industrial fund campaign; Robert B. Myers, Chamber presideni; and Harris G. Breth, Chamber executive secretary. Not present when picture was taken was Fred B. Lansberry, also a member of the executive committee. (Progress Photo) TB Unit R0'm Ail Officers, f (ecfs Oirectois DUBOIS - At the annual dinner meeting of the Jefferson-Clearfield Counlies-Philipsburg TB and Health Society in the DuBois Country Club Thursday, 10 directors were elected to three-year terms and the present officers of the merged society were re-elected for the present fiscal year. Re-elected lo office w e r e: Fred E. Murdock, M. D. DuBois, president; James L. Hy-song, Brookville, first vice president; Walter M. Swoope, Philipsburg, second vice president; Roy I. Fulton, Clearfield, treasurer; and Miss Elizabeth Smalhers, R. N., Big Run, secretary. Directors elected to three-year terms were: Mrs. Clyde The People Speok -___________ New College Generation Should Lift Life Quality (lost of a series of six articles.) Please Turn to Page 10, Col. C Bloodmobile To Be At Houtidale Monday HOUTZDALE - The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be al the American Legion Home here Monday from 2 to 6 p. m. The visit is being sponsored by the Young Women's Class of the Presbyterian Church. Donors are urgently needed. Three Killed In Collision On Route 22 THOMPSONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -Slate police reported a truck and car collided along Route 22 near this Juniata County town today, killing three persons in the car and injuring the truck driver. A Lewistown Hospital spokesman said the truclt driver, Ronald Yoder, 25, of Lewistown, R. D. 2, was admitted in fair condition. Stale police identified the dead Please Turn lo Page 10, Col. 3 Meet The Author... Series Your Will By SAMUEL LUBELL Progress Special Correspondent Often while questioning college students in 17 states, their responses caused me to shake my head in wonder. Still, in summing up all my interviewing, my net conclusion is optimistic-Today's new college generation should lift the quality of American life. Far from fitting any rigid ideological pattern, their ^reactions reveal an ability to balance their feelings so as not to go overboard. A majority of the students interviewed line up: (1) In support of the Viet Nam war but for admitting Red China into the United Nations. (2) For a stronger Federal government but against a guaranteed annual income, saying, "If that passed, why should anyone work." (3) Disliking the idea of going into business as a career but strongly, praising the performance of business in the economy. (4) A more rapid extension of civil rights but against racial inlermarriage. Many of the differences in thinking between students and parents clearly reflect differences in the life experiences of the two generations. At Rutgers the .son of a sales manager explained, "My father is bigoted. His picture of the Negro is a shack with a Cadillac Aching Feature Back Beginning next Monday The Progress will carry a 10-part series on backache causes and cures written by an inlcniation-aily linown medical expert, Dr. Hans Kraus. Dr. Kraus is an associate professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabililalion at New Yorlc University, an in.slitulion where even the most severely disabled are taught to make better use of what they have. It is his conviction that proper exercise and learning lo relax are the keys to good health. The articles, to be published .Monday through Friday for 10 days, deal with the following subjects: Your Aching Back-and What to Do About It-Now!; Six Simple Tests to Determine if Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Dr. Hans Kraus Clearfield firm Has Low Bid On Road Job E. M. Brown Inc. of Clearfield has submitted the unofficial low bid of $301,936.17 for reconstruction of Route 670 from Brisbin to Henderson. Buds were accepted at Harrisburg yesterday for the project. The job is 2.2 miles in length and consists of a 10-inch stone base and 2.5 inches of bituminous surface. Stabilized shoulders, ranging from 6 to 8 feet in width, will be constructed on each side. It will be mostly a project of relocalion to replace the present winding, narrow, rough road. Right-of-way costs were listed at $50,000. Clearfield Council To Act on Change In Zoning Ordinance Clearfield Borough Council has published intentions to act on a proposed amendment to the borough zoning ordinance at its next meeting,' May 5. The amendment would reclassify an area in Third Ward from residential use to residential service use. The property has been purchased by Dr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Bell and a medical building is expected to be erected on it. The properly, located close to Please Turn lo Page 10, Col. 1 Please Turn lo Page 10, Col. 2 Policies Of DeGauile Seen As Dangerous By LEWIS GULICK WASHINGTON (AP) - Undersecretary of State George W. Ball says the "self-centered" policies of French President Charles de Gaulle may return Europe to a dangerous system of national rivalries that could once more lead to world war. In a speech Friday night before the American Society of International Law, Bail accused De Gaulle of trying to make France a first-class power while Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Now's The Time To Move h Got some rooms to rent? A house to sell? Now's the tin\e lo move it. This advertiser ran ad only one day and - listen to this - got 30 phone calls. Proves the selling power of a Progress Classified Ad. CLEARFIELD: Half double house, 3 rooms on first floor, 2 bedrooms, bath and sunporch on second floor. Phone 765-4564. 4:19.4db(17) To Buy, Sell, Rent, Trade, tse The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clearfield 765-5535 Or Your Nearest Progress Office. Would Reduce flexMHy... Pentagon Rejects Idea On Declaration of War By WALTER R. MEARS WASHINGTON (AP) - Rejecting the idea of a specif!^ American declaration of war against North Viet Nam, a Pentagon report says such a declaration would reduce U. S. flexibility in seeking a solution to the conflict. "On balance, a declaration of war would significantly reduce the flexibility of the United States to seek a solution among extremely complex factors,.and reduce the chances that our adversary*-- u. s. Down MIGs Jets By ROBERT B. TUCKMAN SAIGON. South Viet Nam (AP) - A U.S. Air Force jet shot down a Communist MIG17 over North Viet Nam today, bringing to three the number of enemy jets downed in the past two days, A U.S. spokesman said an F4-C Phamlom shot the MIG out of the sky with an air-to-air Sidewinder missile when four of the Red jets attacked a flight of Phantoms with cannon fire 100 miles northwest of Hanoi. The plane's crew consisted of Capl. Lawrence H. Goldberg, 33, of Duluth. Minn., and 1st Lt. Gerald D. Hardgrave, 28, of Jackson, Tenn., the spokesman said. Another F4C Phantom shot down a MIG with a missile Friday and a second MIG crashed .while trying lo escape during the same encounter. The Air Force said the flier who fired the missile was Capt. William D. Dowell, 34, of Tampa, Fla. The other crew member in his plane was Isl LI. Hal-bert E. Rossard, 25, of Oklahoma City, Okla. The Phantom which forced the other MIG lo crash was piloted by Capl. Larry R. Keith, 30, of Peoria, III. Flying with him was 1st LI. Robert A. Bleakley, 26, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. U.S. officials said the dogfight took place ui "MIG Alley," 55 miles. northive,st.Qt.HaflQi. They did not give the number of planes involved but said the Phantoms were flying cover for Air Force F105 Thunderchiefs when they were challenged by the Communist planes. The F105s attacked ground targets in the area. will take a reasoned approach to a solution," the report explains. Drafted for the Senate Armed Services Committee, it says a war declaration also would put in question what he termed the continued validity of President Johnson's call for a peaceful settlement of the struggle in South Viet Nam. There is nothing in modern international law requiring a nation to declare war before waging hostilities, it added. It was submitted by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNam-ara in response lo questions raised at a Feb. 24 hearing. The paper, now made public by the committee, presumably represents the over-all administration position on the question of a declared war in Viet Nam. There has been some contention in and out of Congress that the United Stales is committed illegally in Viet Nam in the absence of a declaration of war. Neither the U.S. Constitution, the guidelines of international law nor the issue of prisoner treatment requires a formal declaration of war, the Defense Department paper said. "To declare war would add a new psychological element to the international situation, since in this century, declarations of war have come to imply dedication to the total destruction of the enemy," the report said. "It would increase the danger of misunderstanding of our true objectives in the conflict by the various Communist slates, and increase Ihe chances of their expanded involvement in it." In addition, the McNamara response said, a war declaration would put in question - what he termed the continued validity of President Johnson's call for a Please Turn lo Page 10, Col. 5 N. Viets Build Road By EDWIN Q. WHITE SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Communist North Viet Nam, seeking to rush equipment and supplies South before the monsoon season sets in, has built a 200-mile road network in the Laos Panhandle. An estimated 1,500 lo 3,000 trucks are operating there, it was learned today, in an effort to get the tons of goods the Communists need into South Viet Nam before the rains come. The road network includes an estimated 35 miles that the Communists have sought to camouflage by building bamboo trellises and lacing them with branches to hide the roads from prowling U.S. aircraft. It was learned that this buildup is part of a decision by Hanoi lo increase the number of main-force units in South Viet Nam. The military objective of North Viet Nam is to push tons of materiel South during the dry season and continue the infiltration of men by foot after the rains begin in mid-May. The main motor route for infiltration from North Viet Nam through Laos is the Mu Gia Pass area along the Laos border. The secondary route is the Na Pe Pass just to the north ol Mu Gia. The Mu Gia Pass, 65 miles south of the North Vietnamese city of Vinh, has been the site of repeated attacks by American I war planes. � � � -.....� Af hil, Courthouse... H-W Reports Gain in Sales, Earning Decline PITTSBURGH - Harbison-Walker Refractories Company had a gain in sales and decline in earnings during the first quarter, as compared with 1965, it was reported yesterday following the annual meeting of shareholders Thursday. Net income for the three months ended March 31, 1966 was $2,697,395 or 87 cents per common share. It compares with $3,024,855 or 98 cents per common share earned in the first quarter las(, year. Shipments, reflecting a high level Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 Centre Countians Lay Two Cornerstones By WILLIAM B. MCFEETERS Progress Philipsburg Bureau BELLEFONTE-- Centre County's 85,000 residents had two cornerstones placed in public buildings yesterday during the formal dedication ceremonies held at the new four-story courthouse addition and at the new county jail. Th� improvements cost $750,000. Attended by persons from throughout all parts of the county, including a large delegation from Philipsburg, the ceremonies were held on the parking lot at the rear of th� courthouse and in front of the new jail. Judge R. Paul Campbell of State College served as th� master of ceremonies for the program and placed the cornerstone in the courthouse ad- Inside The Progress Classified Ads ........ 8, 9 Comics.................. 11 Sports .................. 6 Obituaries...............10 Hospital News .......... 3 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News ............ 12 School News ............ 2 Church News ........... 5 Hello World ..........3, 10 dition. He was assisted by members of the board of county commissioners and the members who were on the board when the plans were initiated for the improvements. Angelo C. Cavell, superintendent of the State Correctional Institution at Rockview, placed the Please Turn to Page 10, CoL 7 CORNERSTONE LAYING - Angelo C. Cavell, center, superintendent of the Rock-view Correctional Institution, Is shown w ielding the trowel at the placement of the cornerstone in the new Centre County detention facility at Bellefonte Friday. Assisting him, left to right, are Judge R. Paul Campbell and Commissioners Grove Spearly, Charles E. Woodring, and George 5, Smith. (Progress Photo) ;