Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - August 22, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today'* Chuckle Modern paintings are like women. You'll never enjoy 'em if o you try to understand 'em. The Progress Reader's Tip Read' about investigation by." House Committee in 'The Washington Scene' on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 198 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, August 22, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY Guam-Based Bombers Blast Re Rain Curbs Area Industrial Violence in Rebirth Subject New March Of TV Program County Officials Check Project At State Park Jeers, Firecrackers, Rocks Greet Groups In Chicago Area CHICAGO (AP) - Jeers, rocks and firecrackers greeted open-housing marches in two Chicago-area neighborhoods but Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said heavy rain checked possible violence. A third march Sunday was all but ignored. Two of the three marches ven-turned into a suburbs for the first time. A court injunction obtained by the city Friday banned any group from sponsoring more COALPORT - Clearfield and than one march at a time within Cambria County officials took the city limits. � a guided tour Friday of the King walked through a driv- Neighborhood Youth Corps proj-ing rain with 500 members of ect at the Prince Gallitzin Stale the civil rights force into the Park. neighborhood called East Side Some 49 16 and 17-year-old on Chicago's extreme Southeast youths from lower income fam-Side. A volley of green apples, Hies in Clearfield, and Cambria beer cans, rocks, bottles and counties have been working for firecrackers were tossed at the nine weeks in the park area on soaked marchers. various clean-up projects. King said: "The hostility was Making the tour Friday were: not as glaring as it might have Stanley Crum, assistant direc-been. The people (white specta- lor of Community Action in tors, were kept away by rain. Clearfield County Inc., which The demonstrations will contin- co-sponsors the Youth Corps; ue." J. Wilson Laing Jr., mayor of At Evergreen Park, a south- Coalport; John Borek, Camp western suburb, the Rev. James Hill, a state executive of the Bevel led a protest by 250 civil YMCA; R. G. Robinson, super-rights advocates. A third group intendent of Region 3 of the of 250 trudged through drenched anti-poverty program; and Rus-sfcreets in Chicago Heights, a sell Orr, administrative assist- " ant to the chief of the Bureau of Parks. Also on the tour were other YMCA representatives and members of the Cambria County Board of Assistance. Guides for Friday's tour were Park Superintendent Ray Martz and James McDowell, Philipsburg, and Vernon Krug, Nick-town, YMCA group leaders. The project is part of the federal anti-poverty program HARRISBURG - Checks to- ana- js co-sponsored by the Penn-taling $4,281,272.77 have been sylvania YMCA. It is conducted mailed to 496 municipalities and through the slate Department of municipal authorities as state Forests and Waters, Department grants toward costs of operat- 0f Welfare and Labor, and the ing their sewage treatment Pennsylvania State Employment plants. Service. Announcement of the annual Of the 49 youths employed in The industrial rebirth of the Clearfield area will be the subject of a half-hour television program tomorrow night on WPSX-TV, Channel 3, Clearfield, the educational station of The Pennsylvania State University. Called "Reinvestment for the Future," the program will be seen at 8:30 p. m. tomorrow on Channel 3 (Channel -� 8 for cable viewers) Philipsburg Man Is Wounded By Grenade in War PHILIPSBURG - A Philipsburg soldier has received the Purple Heart for wounds received in action in Viet Nam. Army Spec. 4.C. Floyd R. Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd R. Martin of Decatur St., received the medal Aug. 9 while serving with the 25th Infantry Division in Cu Chi, Viet Nam. Martin sustained a shrapnel Labor Day LB J Buoyed Twin Blows By Trip; More Levied On Seen in Offing Communists Viet Cong Base Near Saigon, Enemy Training Camp Hit wound when a member of his The film documentary deals unit stepped on a grenade with the industrial redevelop- Martin is a-liaison specialist ment project starting in 1961 in Headquarters and Service which saw over 1,000 new jobs Battery, First Battalion of the created by incoming or expand- ing industries. The program will look at the factors which made the Clearfield efforts a success. In 1960 61, it points out, the communi ty was faced with an unem ployment rate of 15.4 per cent As part of the explanation o; what Clearfield did, "Reinvestment for the Future" will take viewers on a tour oi 11 new and expanding industries in the. Clearfield area. The report will then look at the community factors new industries look for and will tell how Clearfield provided them. An outline for the future will also be included as Clearfield's hopes for the development of the Keystone Shortvay are discussed. The program was inspired by the industrial salute testimonial early in the summer and was division's 8th Artillery. He entered the Army in October 1964 and arrived overseas in January of this year. He was graduated from Philipsburg - Osceola Area High School in 1960. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 community south of Chicago. No Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Groups in County Get State Grants for Operations grants was made by Dr. Charles L. Wilbar, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Included in the payments were: f Clearfield Municipal Authority - $31,420.31. *will sit tomorrow Cipollini at the Osceola Mills Fire Hall . and'; the Grampian Fire Hall from 6 to 9 p. m. Electors may register at either place regardless of where they live with the exceptions of DuBois residents who may register only on special dates provided for the city. The special dates are Sept. 10 and 17. Meanwhile, eleclors may also register in the Registration Office at Ihe Courthouse Annex any day up to and including the Sept. 19 registration deadline. Truck Strikes Bicycle at Hyde, Boy Is Injured A Hyde boy was slightly injured Saturday morning when he was struck by a truck while riding a bicycle near his home. It was one of five weekend accidents in the area in which damage totaled $1,915. Gerald Bloom, 12, suffered cuts and brush burns on the leg and was treated and released at the Clearfield Hospital following the accident at 11:30 a. m. Saturday. State police from Clearfield said the truck operated by Jeral L. O'Brien, 32, Hyde, was traveling north on Legislative Route 17098 at Hyde when the Bloom boy rode out onto the road from a private driveway, into the path of the slow-moving car. The brakes on the bicycle failed, police said, and the car struck the boy. Young Bloom was thrown from his bike and injured, and was taken to the hospital by his parents. State police listed damages at $15 to the bicycle and $10 to the 1964 O'Brien truck. Damage totaled $1,850 in By KARL R. BAUMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - Buoyed by his weekend "non-political" swing into five states, President Johnson was back at his White House desk today with similar trips apparently in the offing. Future travel plans have not been announced, but there was speculation the chief executive might be on the road the next two weekends. - The President capped his five-state tour with an address Sunday on Canadian soil. He said there is a real limit to power because the United States has the means of unlimited destruction "bul we do not have the power alone to make peace." He declared: "Only when those who promote aggression agree to reason will the world know again the blessings of peace." The President's address followed a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson at which the two leaders discussed the Viet Nam war and other matters. Johnson flew to Canada after a "nonpolitical" weekend stump through upper New York and New England. ' The President and Pearson dedicated a visitors' pavilion now under construction on Cam-pobello Island. New Brunswick, where President Franklin D. Roosevelt had a summer home which still stands in the middle of a 10-acre international park. Wilh Pearson at his side, Johnson said: "No man loved peace more than Franklin Roosevelt. II was in the marrow of his soul and I never saw him more grieved than when reports came from the War Department of American casualties in a major battle. "But he led this nation courageously in combat - not for war's sake, bul because he knew that beyond the war lay the larger hopes of man. "The history of mankind is the history of conflict and agony and of wars and rumors of war.. Clearfield Boy Found Safe In Mountains A 16-year-old Clearfield boy was found in the woods of S. B. Elliott Stale Park lale last night, five hours after he became lost while walking near a hunting camp. James Boal, who is living with the Howard Spencer family, 105 SW Fourth Ave., Clearfield, was the object of a five-hour manhunt in the McGeorge Road area by volunteer firemen, Citizens Band Radio operators and other volunteers. Jim was wilh the Spencer family at the Sparkling Springs camp just off the McGeorge Road, where they planned to eat supper last night, vlrs. Spencer Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (APi-For the second straight day. giant Air Force B52 bombers from Guam struck twin blows at Communist bases in South Viet Nam today. One formation of the B52s bombarded a Vict Cong base only 45 miles east of Saigon. Another wave of eight engined jets struck an enemy training and supply camp 120 miles southwest of Saigon. A lull continued in the ground fighting. Only small, scattered patrol actions were reported today. In the city of Gia Dinh, near Saigon, a terrorist threw a grenade today at a military' jeep, and four U.S. servicemen'and an American civilian "were wounded, none seriously. A Vietnamese woman passerby also was wounded. The terrorist escaped. Sunday, B52s also hit two enemy target areas - a suspected Viet Cong division headquarters near the Cambodian border 65 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Clearfield Sale On Until 9 P. M. Shoppers can take advantage of the Clearfield back-to-school sales promotion until 9 o'clock tonight. Thirty-four stores are taking part in the reduced-price sale event which started Friday. A group of 15 taxpayers - most of them Republican - has charged that many of the committee' expenditures were illegal and that many of the expense vouchers filed with the State Election Board were forged or otherwise defective. The campaign accounts in question involve expenses totaling $114,410. Shapp testified dur- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Prize Winners Announced ... Will Visit Cambodia Soon ... Mansfield Sees Viet Hope in De Gaulle Trip By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said today French President Charles de Gaulle's scheduled visit to Cambodia might-produce some first steps toward Viet Nam peace negotiations. Mansfield said in an interview that De Gaulle's discussion with Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodian chief of state, are certain to include possible means of ending the war. - The French leader is ached- has steppcd up the ranking of Pigeons Follow Fish to Early Death at River Last week it was dead fish at Clearfield. This week it's dead pigeons. And the mystery may or may not be something to be concerned about. Here's the story: Persons en route to church Sunday morning noticed a number of dead and dying pigeons lying on and around the Market Street Bridge. One motorist reportedly saw a pigeon drop off an overhead span of the bridge and fall in front of his moving car. Harris G. Breth, secretary of the Clearfield Chamber of Commerce and noted outdoorsman, said he received several phone Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 r- ----- 1 Central Parade District Firemen's Ends Convention CLEARFIELD COUNTY Firemen's Queen Patricia Eckberg of Houtzdale, at right, who was second runner-up in the Central District Firemen's Association contest at Bellefonte Friday night, poses with two other beauties - the winner of the Central District Queen title, Tharon Williams of Julian, center, representing Centre County, and Dianne Griffin of Hollidaysburg, at right, representing Blair County, who was first runner-up. BELLEFONTE - Spectators lined the streets here Saturday evening as the Central District Volunteer Firemen's 74th annual convention was brought to a climax with the grand convention parade comprised of more than 100 units. Parade winners were: * Best appearing company: Walker Township $100; Phoenix, Hollidaysburg, $50; Dauntless, Ebensburg, $25. ^Largest fire company: Hope, Philipsburg, $75; Walker Township, $50; Phoenix, $25. * Largest department: Lock Haven, 175. v> Best senior band: H-R-B German Band, State College, $75 * Best junior band: Alto Cadets, Altoona, $100; West Branch Area High School, $75; Lock Haven High School, $50. ^ Best senior drum and bugle Corps: Jaffa Shrine, Altoona, $100. Best junior corps: Cambria Cadets, Ebensburg. $100; Black Ravens, Flemington. $75. *-* Besl appearing pumper: Hope. Philipsburg, $50; Fame, Lewistown, $25. Besl aerial: Fame. $50. Best appearing other truck: Loyalsock Rescue, $50. ^ Apparatus coming longest distance: Paxton, Harrisburg, $15. v Oldest motor-driven apparatus: Fame, $15. f Oldest non - motor - driven apparatus: Huntingdon, $15. j*� Best appearing ambulance: Hope, Philipsburg, $50. Best appearing fire police unit: Greg" Township, $25. V Best appearing baton twirl-ers: Precisionaires, Lewisburg, uled to arrive in Cambodia Aug. 30. "These discussions well might produce some tentative steps toward negotiations," he said. He added that while De. Gaulle has criticized the U.S. course in Viet Nam, he believes the French president would do what he can to end the fighting. Mansfield noted that De Gaulle is maintaining communications with Hanoi and recently the French commercial mission there. "I think Hanoi would be likely to give its atlention to any suggestions that De Gaulle might make," he said. Mansfield, who has conferred several times with Sihanouk on visits to Cambodia, said that after De Gaulle's visit the prince may be more amenable Partly cloudy warm and humid with scattered showers or t h u n d e rshoweri early tonight. Showers ending late tonight. Tuesday partly cloudy and considerably cooler. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Please Turn to Paye 2, Col. 1 NEW OFFICERS of the Central District Firemen's Association pose at Bellefonte following their election Friday night. From left are.- Donald P. Lingafelt, Hollidaysburg, secretary; Philip P. Saylor, Bellefonte, this year's president; Orvill J. Holland, Huntingdon, new president; J. Stevens Baird, Altoona, treasurer; and J. Rex Bloom, Lumber City, chaplain. Sunrise 6:29-Sunset 7:59 Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. m. -^5.15 feet (rising); Today 7 a. m. - 5.20 feet (rising), Clearfield Weather Sunday low 64; High 74; Overnight low 64;>Precipitation .48 inches. Mid - State Airport Sunday low 59; High 78; Overnight low 61. - Five - Day Forecast Aug. 23 - 27: Temperatures will average two to five degrees below normal from the north to near south. The normal highs are 77 to 81, the normal lows 59 to 60. It will be cooler Tuesday and warmer near the end of the week. Rainfall about the end of the week will average about a half-inch. 6L00DM0BILE give blood BL00;+0BILE be a donor BLOODMOBILE The Red Cross Bloodmo-bile will be in the Veteran* of Foreign Wars Post Homo at Philipsburg tomorrow from noon to 6 p. m. Quota for the visit, sponsored by the Junior Woman's Club, is 115 pints. Walk-in donors will be welcomed.