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Progress, The (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Progress vol.74-no. 191 our 67th year Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg Moshannon Valley pa., wednesday August 13, 1980 18,794 copies daily copy 20 cents 46 pages today democrats set to renominated Carter new York up democrats nominate Jimmy Carter for president again tonight to run on a platform carrying the imprint of his vanquished rival sen. Edward Kennedy whose speech Cap tured the heart of the democratic convention for an evening. Kennedy s old fashioned emotional Stem Winder tuesday night brought delegates jammed into Madison Square Garden to their feet and tears to the eyes of his supporters when he blasted Ronald Reagan and ticked off the things that make democrats different from republicans. So electrified were the sheriff s office broken into burglars smashed the display Case in the sheriff s office taking weapons hats and paraphernalia from the Clearfield county courthouse yesterday sheriff Chester a. Hawkins said. The butt of a Rifle that was being held for evidence in another Case was used to break the Glass sheriff Hawkins said. The incident occurred Between 5 and 6 30p.m. I Ems from the county commissioners office and the maintenance office were also reported missing but most of the stolen property has been recovered sheriff Hawkins said. Two Philipsburg men were arraigned for burglary theft and receiving stolen unfair wage offer said key in pen elec pact vote by Jim Carlson Progress staff writer an unfair wage offer by pen elec led to the International brotherhood of electrical workers rejection of the latest company contract proposal a Union spokesman said. Ibex local 24 District business manager Jim Brinker said from his Warren office tuesday that the next step for the Union is to prepare for an extended he said the Union will wait for pen elec to make the next move. Osceola Mills will study radio system by Laura i. Pietro Philipsburg Bureau chief Osceola Mills poor communication because of bad reception on portable police equipment from the Clearfield a county emergency communications system will be reviewed by the governor s Justice commission Osceola Mills mayor Jasper Fritz said last night. Mrs. Fritz told Osceola Mills Borough Council he had contacted the com Mission because of the Lack of reception from the county network saying we can t get anything on the or. Fritz said this Means when police Are out of the patrol car they cannot be contacted by radio. He said Chester Hill and Houtzdale also on the county system Are experiencing similar problems. A technician from the commission is expected to visit the area and Check the system in the near future he said. The Council took no a by virtue of the 1,403-674 vote or. Brinker said the Union sent to the company a message telling it the Union is not prepared to accept a wage offer that is not equitable. Although pen elec would not reveal the contract offer or. Brinker said the package was for a 7.8-percent wage hike the first year and an 8.2-percent raise the second. The Union requested in the neighbourhood of eight percent or. Brinker explained. The Union also wanted fully paid hospitalization which is Basic for almost any employer or. Brinker said but the company s offer was for 95 percent. The Union has conceded Down to the position to where we cannot concede anymore or. Brinker stated. A pen elec representative said tuesday that the company thought the offer was comparable to other utilities in other turn to Page 10, col. 6 boil water Irvona told Irvona Irvona Borough water users Are asked to boil their water before drinking it. The last water Sample taken of the system showed contaminants and a corrective measures Are currently being conducted according to William Giles maintenance superintendent. Curwensville Board discusses grievances turn to Page 10, col. 2 Curwensville the Curwensville area school Board last night discussed two grievances filed against it by the teachers Union. The grievances alleging contract violations were filed by the Curwensville area education association. One was denied and one was referred to the solicitor. The first grievance which was denied desired reinstatement and restitution of benefits for three teachers furloughed at the june Board meeting. However superintendent of schools or. Leslie Leach said the Board followed carefully the Law when furlough ing those teachers. The District did have a decline in enrolment he said. The second which was referred to solicitor David Ammerman so he can review current policy requests that Lois Stadtmiller be granted a maternity leave As conducted in the past. At the july meeting the Board rescinded its maternity leave policy and reverted to the provisions of the negotiated contracts and or the requirements of Law As summarized by the department of education. The Board also wrestled with the problem of the school District being without a wrestling coach. Kevin. O Donnell who in what Carter aides called a significant Concession. Carter earlier agreed to one Kennedy Plank that social programs should not be Cut to balance the budget but violently opposed two others the jobs program and giving jobs priority Over inflation control. The mood of the House Here it s Kennedy s night said democratic National chairman John White in explaining the steamroller effect of property in connection with the incident and other charges Are pending he said. Arraigned before District Justice William dais tier were Jeffrey Franek of 222 n. Fifth st., Philipsburg and another Man whose identity was withheld at this time by the sheriff. Entry to the courthouse was gained through a basement window that faces the Clearfield Bank and Trust co., drive thru according to the sheriff. The window led to the maintenance office and one of the two arrested is a former courthouse maintenance employee the sheriff said. Lawrence township Clearfield Borough and Pennsylvania state police assisted in the arrest. Delegates by the speech and by the wild 39-minute demonstration it generated that the Carter forces hastily Cut a Deal they would cede Kennedy his $12 billion jobs program in the democratic platform to avoid a potentially humiliating defeat on National television. The delegates roared approval of three important economic planks virtually All Kennedy had fought for except a Call for mandatory wage and Price controls. He gave that up ramp project begins by Krista Jones Progress staff writer Winburne construction has begun on the. Area s first reclamation project under the Federal Rural abandoned mine program. Where an abandoned Coal tipple and Bony pile have scarred the Middle of town 25 acres of Woodland will in time support wildlife for Large and Small game and. Five acres of land will be graded and seeded for. Noncommercial recreational use. The land belonging to . Brown inc. And Cooper township will be rid of seven Public health and safety hazards two deep mine openings three abandoned structures a spoil pile and a garbage dump according to the ramp plan. This will directly affect the health and n a Fern Hilf safety of the 1,000 people Loo Moulie visit set in Curwensville Kennedy s words. Everyone wants to show the senator we love you " there was no immediate reaction to the convention action from Carter who was flying in from Washington today. But Campaign chairman Robert Strauss hinted Carter simply May ignore the economic planks added on the floor. President Carter feels very strongly that this is a mistake and there s no Point in glossing it Over he said. We think this Plank is wrong. You can t write an economic program on the floor of a eight minority planks remained for action today but Only three were controversial. Two the my missile Kennedy s demands a search for alternatives to the costly system and another would ban it. The third Plank opposes import fees on Oil and Gas. Kennedy third brother of a tragedy scared family to seek the presidency ended his bid 24 hours earlier. But he won the hearts of most of the 5,436 delegates and alternates reciting the Liberal principles he called the heart of our traditions. The soul of our party across the he sharply attacked Reagan Asah apostle of bygone times saying the gop nominee is no Friend of labor. No Friend of our great Urban centers. No Friend of the senior citizen. No Friend of the state s delegates Tell Carter do something to create jobs by Scott Macleod new York up Pennsylvania democrats following sen. Edward Kennedy s emotional Appeal for traditional party values have sent president Carter a Strong message urging him to liberalize his economic policy and Pennsylvania support for Carter in the fall Campaign May depend on his adopting a Kennedy Job plan for easing unemployment democratic leaders indicated As they prepared to renominated Carter for a second term tonight. David Glancey demo cratic Leader in Philadelphia said the state s delegation to the democratic National convention voted unanimously tuesday night for a Kennedy platform Plank calling for a $12 billion government jobs program. President Carter is going to have to Campaign on this platform and possibly implement some of it Between now and next january. If he does to i and others will get the message Back to the presi Dent he said. Glancey whose City is important to Carter s reelection chances because half of Pennsylvania s 900,000 democrats live there said As of now he District delegates Are impressed with Kennedy s speech mid Atlantic states. To that or. Brinker replied some of the language in the proposed contract is average with other utilities on the Eastern Seaboard. However we Don t believe wages Are equitable to the local 24 is in the third of nine Ibex districts. He noted that the recent Bell Telephone settlement included three 10-percent living in Winburne arid surrounding communities. The project will Cost about $163,693 and construction by . Brown inc. Should be completed by mid september William Anderson Clearfield county conservation District chairman said. After that the land will remain untouched for eight years while the reclamation processes have time to take effect. It cannot be sold or developed and no building structures can be erected on the property according to the provisions of the program Michael Rudella township supervisor said. Besides improving the turn to Page 10, col. 4 by Julie Brink Progress staff writer new York the word from the democratic National convention is Wail till 84," according to Kennedy alternate Delegate Flora Yacabucci Curwensville concerning the moving speech on party Unity Given by sen. Edward Kennedy last night. It was just great she said. There were Many tearful eyes among the Kennedy supporters and not just women either. Men a also. Who had been Kennedy supporters were in tears Julia Maietta also from Curwensville and a Delegate committed to president Carter agreed. Well from the ovation the delegates gave him i Don t see How he lost she said. He did a excellent Job in his speech. It was quite a conciliation both women noted that the senator still has not made a definitive statement concerning his personal support for Carter in the fall election. He still did t come out and wholeheartedly Back turn to Page 10, col. 6 would work for Carter s re election. Philadelphia mayor William Green said monday he would Back Carter. As party chairman i can assure you 1 will Crank out everything i can for the president said Glancey. Glancey and Green were the state s leading Kennedy supporters and their endorsement carried Pennsylvania for Kennedy Over Carter in the state s april 22 presidential primary. Pittsburgh s democratic Leader Cyril Wecht was a Carter supporter but agreed the president must liberalize his economic policy. It s practical politics he said. Otherwise it will be suicidal for democrats in the the reported unanimous support for the Kennedy platform Plank meaning that the 185-member state delegation s 91 Carter delegates would have defected came after top state democrats for Carter personally drove Home j Point to the White House Myca s reopening planned the schedule for the grand reopening of the Clearfield Myca sept. 2 to 6, was announced at last night s meeting of the Clearfield Myca Board of directors. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held sept. 2 at 7 30 . In front of the building and an open House will be held the same Day from 7 to 10 . Other programs on the schedule include sept. 3, senior health and fitness 2-3 30p.m. Judo 5-6p.m. Slim antics 7-7 30 . Aerobics 7 30-8 . Free swim 8-9 . Karate 8-10 ., and microwave oven clinics 7-8 and 8-9 . Sept. 4 slim antics 930-10 . Aerobics 10-10 30 . Playschool and swim 11 .-noon afterschool special 4-5 ., and racquetball and handball clinic with Penn Sylvania pro Ron Marchinko 3-9 . Get. 5 water exercise 10-10 30 . Water babies 10 30-11 ., and racquetball lessons 3 30-4 30 ., grades three to five 4 30-6 ., grades six to eight and 6-8 ., High school. Sept. 6 gymnastics 9-10 . Women s health and fitness Day including lunch and various programs 10 .-3 30 . Camp Shawnee swim along 3 30-6 30 . Advance registration necessary turn to Page 10, col. 3 turn to Page 10, col. 1 red Cross officials Are stressing the need for donations of All blood types when the Bloodmobile visits the Curwensville civic Center from noon to 6 . Monday. The goal is 90 pints and the red Cross Hopes to use  it to combat what officials at the Johnstown regional blood services have termed a potential blood shortage. According to Thomas Angle technical director for the Region the Normal inventory of 600 units has dropped below 150, hospitals throughout the nation use an average of 300 units of blood each Day he said. If there is nor an immediate and dramatic increase in blood donations we could be facing empty the red Cross stressed that any person age 17 to 65, in Good health and weighing a minimum of 110 pounds May donate. Seventeen year Olds no longer need parental permission. The visit is sponsored by the woman s club with Kay Peterson As recruit ment chairman. Mcdonald s will give refreshment coupons to each donor. With the support of area donors we can prevent what is now a Low blood Supply from developing into an actual Short age of blood products in or. Angle concluded. A Bridge traffic i flow will be f controlled traffic flow on the $ Bridge Over Clearfield s Creek on route 322 will be reduced to one Lane a two Way traffic beginning a this afternoon Frank Yacabucci Public in a formation officer for the a District 2 office of Penn Dot said today. A traffic will be controlled a with temporary overhead   traffic signals mounted at both ends of the Bridge or. Yacabucci explained. The contractor for the project is . Miller and the project is scheduled for completion by late november. The work schedule includes deck overlay with Concrete Latex material and new expansion joints. Judge rules against mid state by Laura i. Pietro Philipsburg Bureau chief Philipsburg decision Case against the Centre county Airport authority and Penn state University for duplication at University Park Airport of facilities at mid state Airport dismissed by order of Perry Juniata county judge Keith quigly. The judge s decision came aug. 6 but was not filed at the Centre county courthouse until aug. 12. Plaintiffs in. The Case Edsel Hurwitz Thomas Steele Wayne Miller and Andrew Zetts jr., have 10 Days to Appeal the decision through attorney Winifred Jones Wenger. Reacting to the decision today mrs. Jones Wenger said i Don t think it addresses the issues we the issues raised according to the suit were whether Airport authority and Psi activities at University Park Airport Are in Competition with existing services at mid state and in violation of the municipal authorities act of 1945 and did Psi violate its charter by its support of improvements at up Airport the University owned facility in Benner township. Turn to Page 10, col. 5. Antique car show this weekend at Clearfield by Julie Brink Progress staff writer a Lou Tkacik of of Curwensville May be old enough to remember when his 1956 Blue two tone Pontiac chieftain was Brand new but there la be quite a few antique automobiles at the driving Park this weekend that predate his age. Or. Tkacik is president of the Central mountains Region antique automobile club of America which is sponsoring its annual an Tique Auto show and Flea Market saturday and sunday in the driving Park. The club Hopes to have approximately 200 entries for 14 classes in which 48 trophies will be awarded. The Flea Market has received confirmation that 26 vendors will be present and there is room for More or. Tkacik said. A Bluegrass hoedown will be held saturday night Square dance will be held if there is enough interest. Bluegrass entertainment will also be featured sunday afternoon. The activity will feature free registration admission overnight camping and parking. Judging will be held at 4 . Sunday in these categories Abaca senior cars participation award and the Public is invited to a judging All cars bring instruments and Jam ?27.1928 it with the entertainers or. Tkacik said adding that a inside wednesday John Anderson targets Pennsylvania As 1 a priority state in his Campaign. See Page 8. 8 Abby 29 a new you 27 area news 3,10 Bird column 32 Bridge column 37 classifieds 22,23,24,25 comics 37 , wheelchair 28 deaths 10 editorials columns 4 bom Beck 29 joints from heloise37 & Hospital news 19 a lottery 5 a s pointers 33 8 sports 15,1/5,17,18 $ social news 36,38 Star tracking 34 s television 2 a there s an answer 28 a today in history 37 a Good evening a certain psychiatrist   has two baskets on his it desk. One marked out 8 going and the others marked inhibited. % forecast Page 11 1933, 1934 through 1939, 1940 through 1948, 1949 through 1955 All cars special interest 1956 through 1960 All trucks including fire engines 1900 through 1931 and 1932 through 1960 special class sports cars classics Abaca recognized people s Choice person driving Vintage car the longest distance and hard Luck trophy. Food will be available on the Fairgrounds and there is a 1 . Registration deadline for autos Friday. Flea Market space is $5 per Day outside and $10 per Day for indoor space. Setup is permitted on Friday. Last year s show attracted 14 National first place winners two people s Choice winners and a Man who drove his 1953 Ford 452 Miles to the show. Now you know United press International an average of 28 mail carriers Are bitten by dogs each Day in the United states

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