Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - August 5, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chuckle A certain amount of good behavior is the result of knowing that the lady next door is a terrible gossip. The Progress Reader's Tip More Fair news can be found on Pages 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11 and 14. Vol. 60 - No. 184 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannort Valley, Pa., Friday, August 5, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Thursday Was Record Day at Fair Steel Seen Winner In Price Hike Action Denounced By Administration As Inflationary By JOSEPH R. COYNE WASHINGTON (AP) -, A united steel industry appeared to have emerged the victor today in a war of nerves to raise prices on some of its products in the face of White House pressure to hold the price line. The $2-and $3-per-ton increases in the price of steel sheet and strip - the kind used in automobiles and other consumer goods - were called modest and inconsequential by the industry but denounced by the Johnson administration as irresponsible and inflationary. Through Thursday night, however, 11 companies - including the giants of the industry - had announced price increases effective next Wednesday on about 30 per s, adding that despite such upsets she considers the fair "wonderful." Ted Lewis of Clearfield R. D. probably can lay claim to working at the fair longer than anyone else - more than 40 years. Ted began as a youngster to exhibit chickens and to work at the poultry exhibit. Now a Please Turn to Page 14, Col. 2 LONG-TIME FAIR WORKER - Ted Lewis of Clearfield R. D. a veteran exhibitor of poultry, is shown above in one of his favorite places - the poultry exhibit at the Clearfield County Fair. The photo was snapped during yesterday's Poultry Show at the Fair.