Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - August 8, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chuckle The first thing for a young person to do after getting a job is to purchase an alarm clock, even if he has to mortgage his car to do it. The Progress Reader's Tip A Philipsburg marine writes from Viet Nam. See Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 186 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, August 8, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Effective Next Year... Curwensville Dam Water Level Increase Approved A seven-foot increase in the height of the Curwensville Dam, effective next year, has been approved by the Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers, Dr.v Maurice K. Goddard, state secretary of Forests and Waters, told The Progress today. The increase in elevation will enlarge the permanent pool during the months from April through early fall to 790 acres and increase the shoreline to 19 miles. At the present time, the recreation lake measures 540 acres and has a shoreline of 16 miles. As a result of the Army En- gineers' decision, the Forests and Waters Department is now planning development of boating, swimming, picnicking and other facilities on the basis of enlarged lake, Dr. Goddard said. Enlargement of the lake area had been asked by Curwensville Borough Council and the Cur- wensville Planning Commission to provide an even more attractive boating area than presently exists. At the dedication of the dam May 2R, Brig. Gen. David S. Parker, then North Atlantic Division Engineer, announced that he was seeking approval by the Chief of the Army Engineers for the Increase in size. General Parker and Col. Frank W. Rhea, Baltimore District Engineer, told the dedication audience that a study *by the Army Engineers had shown that the Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 4 JUST ANOTHER VISITOR - Like all Fair visitors, Lt. Gov. Raymond P. Shafer, the GOP candidate for governor, couldn't resist digging into a hotdog at the Clearfield County Fair Saturday afternoon. (Progress Photo by Jack Zipf) Shafer, Tabor Impressed By County Fair By BETTY HAMILTON Progress Staff Writer Lt. Governor Raymond P. Shafer and Pennsylvania's Secretary of Commerce John K. Tabor made whirlwind tours of the Clearfield County Fair Saturday and went away quite impressed. "I was amazed at the size of the crowds and the wonderful exhibits - particularly the grange and livestock. You have a wonderful fair here and everybody seems to be having a great time," Lt. Gov. Shafer said. During his tour of the grounds and the exhibits, the lieutenant governor proved to be a typical Fair visitor - and with the appetite that is one of their characteristics. Before he left the grounds he had consumed two hot dogs, two Cokes and a meat ball sandwich. In between he stopped to introduce himself and chat with Fair visitors. "The governor is away so he asked me to stop in and give his greetings," he said. Some of the Fair-goers were a little surprised to discover the tall, sandy - haired shirt-sleeved man was the state's second high official. Others like the Pennsylvania Ramblers, a dance band playing in the grove, recognized him instantly. As he passed they broke into the "Pennsylvania Polka," in his honor. There were some surprises in store for him, too. He was greeted on the grounds by his daughter and daughter-in-law who were at State College and came to visit the fair. Lt. Gov. Shafer arrived at the fairgrounds about 3:45 p. m., some 15 minutes after the departure of Commerce Secretary Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 6 Partly cloudy with scattered showers or thunder-showers tonight, low 58 to 68. Tuesday cloudy with ! scattered showers and turning cooler. Sunrise 6:15-Sunset 8:19 Curwensville Man Is Winner Of Fair Car Jack Taylor of Curwensville was named Saturday night as the winner of a 1966 Dodge hardtop awarded by the Clearfield Fire Department'at the conclusion of the Clearfield. County Fair. The second prize of $100 was won by Mrs. Rodger Shim-mel of Wallaceton. , . The automobile is traditionally the main award given at the Fair but dozens of other exhibitors also make presentations of free prizes. A list of exhibitors, prizes and winners, as submitted to The Progress today, follows: Clearfield County Volunteer Firemen's Association, maple bedroom suite, Dean Wetherby, Olean, N. Y. Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 7 Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. m. - 4.20 feet (rising); Today 7 a. m. - 4.25 feet (rising). Clearfield Weather Sunday low 60; High 84; Overnight low 60. Mid � State Airport Sunday low 58; High 85; Overnight low 50. Five - Day Forecast Aug. 9-13: Temperatures will average four to seven degrees below the normal. The normal highs are 79 to 83 and lows 60. to 62. It will turn cooler Tuesday and Wednesday, Mine Buildings, Truck Destroyed by Fire Near Allport Saturday ALLPORT - Fire damage at the Mike Yatchik mine, located near here along the old Kyler-town road, amounted to between $1,500 and $2,000 Saturday. William Kyler, chief of the Morris Township Volunteer Fire Company, said the fire was presumed to be caused by an overheated hoist. Two cars had been-hoisted to the surface and Mr, Yatchik re-entered the mine. When he came back out he found the hoist house, tool shed, and a pick-up truck in flames. All were destroyed. ' The fire alarm sounded at 2 p. m. Firemen battled the blaze for two hours. There was no insurance on the property. Clearfield Entry Nosed Out In National Derby AKRON, Ohio - Clearfield's Bill Coudriet lost in the first round of the 29th annual Ail-American Soap Box Derby,'Saturday in Akron, but Bill and 49 other Clearfield Derby contestants sat enthralled through four hours of spectacle and driving skill. The Derby was eventually won by David Krussow of Ta-coma. Wash. The world champion survived six races to win the first prize of $7,500 in scholarships. Clearfield's champion had spent several days at "Derby-town," the camp established at Akron for race contestants. He and more than 250 other champions from all over the world trained for the race by day and were entertained by Derby sponsors in the evenings. Race day dawned bright and hoi. The pre-Dprby parade down the course at Derby Downs Please Turn to Page 5, Cul. 2 CLEARFIELD'S DERBY CHAMP - William L. Coudriet, Soap Box Derby champion at Clearfield, is congratulated after completing his trial run by Chevrolet executive E. E. Buckler who is executive director of the derby. The Clearfield youngster lost out in the first round. Fair Crowd Sets Record 42 Killed ReJsFire24SovietBui|1 Mi�i|es � � 150,000 In Midwest 7 U. S. Planes Downed In Estimated Air Crash Heaviest Loss in One Day In Week ' By GE0RGE Mcarthur Saturday Attpndanrp ReCOrding Devices . SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - The U. S. military command announced today ^"'"'U"/ HlienUUIlUJ . that American pilots encountered a near-record 24 Soviet-built missiles over North Viet Qj $0ffie 40 000 May wIVe vlUe in Nam Sunday when seven U. S. planes were shot down. It was the heaviest loss in a # ' Nphrnclrn Micluin single day of the air war Was Biggest Ever I1CUIU>HU IIIIMIup Under the command's revised information policy, a spokesman refused to say FALLS CITY Neb (AP) _ whether any of the planes were hit by surface-to-air missiles. He said only that they *'1e biggest cvei. Two recording' devices recov- - were lost to ground fire rath- That's the T? thn 1Sf C,"r: ered from the wreckage may , . _ er than to enemy planes. .ocl County Fair was described hold keys to the cause of a jet FrOttl KvlerlOWn EttSt . . . The spokesman said earlier ^n^?to"rs ' airliner crash which killed all 42 - U1al (here were no reports of *' , . ', r, persons aboard Saturday night. anv nlissiIe sij,htings Sunday . 1 �e Fair closed Saturday after The Braniff International Air- |J J f^X- C ~1 f\ _ over North Viet Nam. He ex- SS^".' tSaS * ways plane was in an envelope fj f Q IJ QT & .3Cl ' \J it ',lained ,to,dav sueJ1, information SaUtr(la was (he bi ( sjn. of flame when it plunged from a � *^ � V* %^ � m m [rom pi)ols iS C0ncclcd scpar- . (, [n (, nisl0 of lne cloud into a soybean field about - ^ . atcly and is forwarded to him y^. u brouf?ht nul ^ 8 m1]" southeast of here. t |_ ^ Wt\kl \t NA/"TIAn ir- , rf 000 people to bring the week's "My God, the world ,s on ^nOlTWCIV OwClf Off Heav? ?V0"nd flre Roi,1g' 10 bc tnc big" Ed Slattery, spokesman for a , � iL . . c r\ t- u r . cucd. lne spokesman said. The , s, Fair w hav h , . 12-man Civil Aeronautics Board Keystone Shortway in the eastern part of Clearf.eld County, 0,hers wpre ,isted as missing in ,^,ar\? Mc�^ investigating team, said a' de- State Sen. Daniel A. Bailey of Philipsburg announced today. zcVlon kAtM lhe number or any identities. struck the area Sunday but by minutes before the crash. Separated highways of rein- �11100110 1*1 ? II Tne sP�kcsman said mosl of this time the Stratcs Shows and Another device, designed to fort.gd' concrete each 24 feet r*,,vv,,1� 1 ,**,B the missiles-presumably more most of the concessionaires had record the plane's position and wicie wj]] be constrUeted with a |#a|| I � 1 advanced SAM lis recently sup- moved from the grounds and the in the air'als0 was medi'an sirip �f at icast 84 feet- KiliPfi in Arpfl ^ * ^- 2 t^^To paBe 5, cm. 4 recovered. Included in the project are lllllUU III HI WU___ Both recorders were built to conslruction of two reinforced is vj^w. ,, a,y ^r,Tbrs f vr le MkhaD *���'*�'... Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 8 of bridges for Shortway traffic. VfVIV � IIJIIM|# > _. Work on the job is expected to , mg _ mmt _ %cees seek S~ rS?m New Dispute Threatens Mf . Clearfield. To the west only "earu Bla,ck Moshannon State - - . Applicants for Sr , ^j,^... - - - m Budget Com prom ise Rflfllllu f"AM#AC# Section 23, from Kyle Run Res- The mishap was one of four ^ W" DVUUiy VOflieSl ervoir in Jefferson County to traffic accidents over the week- HARRISBURG (AP) - A six-member joint legislative con- 1 i" i i a t Falls Creek, remain to be built, fncl, 111 lne Ueartielrl County- , rence comrr,ittee is scheduled to meet todav to thrash out Clearfield Area Jaycees, co- Nj ,pc,io' of the shorlwav Moshannon Valley area. Prop- rerence comminee is scneauiea to meet roaay to mrasn our operating with the DuBois Jay- are n^v' under construction in ^ damage totaled approxi- an unexpected new dispute over birth control that has cces in the sponsorship of the ^ county matcly $2,200. threatened to upset a compromise agreement on the state's Clearfield County Junior Miss '_ Victim of the fatal accident- 1966-67 budget. pageant, said today that appli- , the second in the area within a The committee reported last Tuesday that the convocations are still being accepted MSICM! The PrOOreSS four-day period - was Gary L. verSy over the Public Welfare Department's birth control for the contest and all eligible Hanna, 23, of 621 Tenth Ave., program had been resolved, clearing the way for legisla-girls are urged to enter. ,. * ' u , . . ' ' , A toona. , , K , ., a / � Girls from Clearfield County "'ntS Fr�m He,0,8e ,1 He died at 7:10 p. m. in the !Ve �PProva �f a bl1" -��- may pick up application blanks, �"TCL,m Arn,,H WnrW 5 PhiliPsbur� Stalc General Hos- general appropnat.on lancc direcU from a phvsician along with rules for the pageant, News From Around World 2 pitai, slightly ,css than three bl- or clinic. at Bloom's Pharmacy at Clear- ' I hours after the accident, of a However, a new dispute House Appropriations Cornfield and- Smith's Camera and JJ'1""\cs-, \ skull fracture and internal in- ^\ Thursday when Welfare miUee Chairman Martin P. Mul-Record Shop at DuBois Appli- 22?.p,t?l1N*wIs 3' ^ juries. Secretary Max Rosenn said he ,cn D . Philadelphia, immed- cations should be mailed by Editonal, Columns ...... 4 State police from the Philips- believed that proposed changes ialely chargcd lhat Rosenn's Au�r i2 Social News ............. 1G burg subslalion said the victim in his department s program interpretation violated the in- b' ' . Fair News ....... 2, 6, 14 -:__- would still permit women on re- _ Robert Lingle, pageant chair- Luci's Wedding .......... 3 Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 5 lief to seek birth control assis- Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 6 man, emphasizes that all girls _(__ meeting the qualifications may 4 enter, regardless of whether or Cfrir'c Ct\rO>M fnmPC S�mnfl not they have received a letter aT<" 5 LOmeS JeCOflQ . . . Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 5 - # # _ % countyliatSo^rBank rranfc Fontaine Is Family Man First Concludes Final Phase ^S.'wSK The Clearfield County Fair was sort of lucky to get Frank The County National Bank has Fontaine as its Saturday star. f^*: concluded the final phase of its It's not that he's tied up with recapitalization program with the pressures of show business the sale of the remaining shares and can't get away; it's just__ of the recent stock issue. that he's a family man. who f -j^^^^^^^^ggggggj^'pe^ President Frederick B. Lans- spends as much time with his berry said that oversubscription wife and 11 children .as he does W^^^^^^E^^^^^^^^^^J i W of this sale held Thursday was before the footlights. -J^^^^^Mml^^^^^^^K fW almost 1.000 shares and was "rve always put my family m^^^^^^s^^^^^^^^^m^l^ ^--^'^ most gratifying as an expression first and my career second," ^^^^^^H^^^^^^^^Hltatote^^ 'MM of the confidence placed in the he said in an interview Satur- ^^^^Hifi bank. day afternoon, before appearing He stated thai the certificates before two packed houses in ^^^^Hpj|^H|j^^^^^^^^HH? - - of common stock would he mail- the grandstand show. "I've r.v ^^^^HjH|H|^^^^^^^^HHpfi ~mr^. ed on Aug. 17, 196B. the effec- ally turned down a hie H^IBH^^^^^^^^^^^HHcI^'' ---- would iia\-c to H^HflpFii^L^L^HL^L^L^L^L^L^HK; . ', Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 6 h(, away so lnudl i( srrms ^^^^^^^^^ ^. I've spent my whole career turn- ri nnnuinDii f ^ hp^^^^^^T' m # ULUUUITIUUILL argue lhat Frank Fontaine real- GIVE BLOOD lv is a bif4 star. ,)Ut l,,e wa-v he Wm&i BL00r0BILE ;'i;"li?lLTndlIlPipf'tar r BE A DONOR f�*- t that he was born into show WJ^M^^am^^^^^ BLOODMOBILE SH5'^.7S' r^H^v Still time to give blood to- Frank's grandparents were in 4VH|VRMQHr <*d day at Woodland where the circus as a trapeze artist *' * ' V <<'f Red Cross Bloodmobile is �"' strongman team. His falh- ' .......... . headquarters in the E.U.B. er w:,s 3 well-known sinner. Ray Parish house from 3 to l;"ni:une, who appeared at such SO THIS IS CLEARFIELD - Frank Fontaine, television's "lovable Crazy Guggenheim," _ _ places as the Latin Quarter in , , . , , , , . ,. , , r . , . , c . . �, 7 p. m. Donors are urgent- . gels his first look at the Clearfield County Fair on his arrival Saturday afternoon ly needed! Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 3 before entertaining two full-house aud iences in the evening grandstand show.