Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - December 10, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chuckle One good! thing about the new math - it keeps the children from finding out how little their parents, know about the old. Reader's Tip ,.An analysis ,of the Rhodesian* problem is on Page 12k. Vol. 60 - No. 290 Our 56th Year . C(earfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Mosharinori Valley, Pa., Saturday, December'!0, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY. Big Sales Job Ahead... Romney Making Nomination Move By WALTER MEARS COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Michigan Gov. George Romney is making his move for the 1968 Republican presidential nomination - but there is a job of salesmanship ahead among his moderate colleagues as well as GOP conservatives. There is Californian Ronald Reagan, who said in ah interview he is ruling out no potential candidate, is committed to none, and wants to see Romney in national action before he makes any decisions. Reagan has had harsh words about Romney's refusal to endorse the 1964 GOP ticket headed by Barry Gold water. The Michigan governor ' is known' to have talked with Reagan in ah effort to smooth out their differences. Reagan is likely to command California's 86 convention votes when Republicans gather to choose their next presidential nominee. Some liberal to moderate GOP governors indicated that they, ,'too, remain to be convinced about Romney. Romney insists it will be six months before he decides whether to seek the White House. But 'there was little doubt about his candidacy today among other Republican governors convened in this mountain resort. Colorado's Gov. John A. Love was elected chairman of the Republican Governors Association. Gov. John H. Chafee of Rhode Island was chosen vice chairman, to succeed to the top spot next year. In his farewell address, as chairman, outgoing Idaho Gov. Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 1 Search To Be Resumed For Missing Hunter The search for 71-year-old James Gordon of Clearfield will be resumed tomorrow at 8:30 a. m.on the Penfield Mountain where .he disappeared on the opening day of deer season Nov. 28. Clearfield County Sheriff William Charney, meanwhile, issued an appeal for volunteers to assist in the search. "We need as many men as we can get," the sheriff said. Headquarters for the search again will be the Shaffer Camp, located along the McGeorge Road, north of Clearfield. Food will be made available and transportation in the -:-�- immediate search area will Ruby Moved To Hospital With Pneumonia By TOM STUCKEY tiattac t�v / * t>\ ' j.'1, volunteers already has met with DALLAS, Tex. (AP) - Jack . ,Jm,f ,T,, r^-f^w Ruby, slayer of Lee Harvey Os be supplemented by National Guard trucks. Plans for tomorrow's effort were mapped last evening at a meeting in the sheriff's office with representatives of key groups including firemen, communications people and the Civil Air Patrol. Members of the Gordon family also were in attendance. Sheriff Charney's appeal for a prompt response. Clearfield Fire Chief Ed. Hallstrom has asked all fire department members to participate. "I want every available man," he said. The fire chief said firemen may either go directly to the Shaffer camp or if they need Conservative Wing Winner In GOP Vote By CARL P. LEUBSDORF WASHINGTON (AP)-Despite major election triumphs by moderate Republicans, the party's conservative wing was the winner insofar as the results will affect the makeup of the 1968 GOP nominating convention. This may present added difficulties for Michigan Gov. George Romney, whose expected candidacy already is opposed by some conservative Republican groups because he failed to support GOP nominee Barry Gold water in 1964. The size of GOP convention delegations is determined by an elaborate formula which gives added weight to states which support the Republican presidential nominee, elect a Republican governor or choose a Republican senator. Under the formula, U. S. Bombs Kill 16 Marines Two Dropped On U. S. Unit in Viet DRIVER INJURED - The driver of this car, 19-year-old Margaret Ann Hill, of Falls Creek, suffered facial injuries last night when the car collided with a loaded hay truck on the Rockton Mountain, She is reported in satisfactory condition at the Clearfield Hospital. By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Two 250-pound bombs dropped from a U. S. Marine Corps plane exploded in the midst of a Marine company today, killing 16 Leathernecks and wounding 11, a Marine spokesman said. The bombs were among six dropped to support a Marine battalion advancing.along a razorback ridge, known as the Rockpile, about five miles south of the demilitarized zone, he said. The other four fell on their intended targets ahead of the advancing Ma------- nnes. The spokesman said the two errant bombs may have rico-chetted after striking the rocky terrain or there may have been a malfunction in the bombing mechanism. The bombing strike was aimed at a suspected concentration of North Vietnamese troops on the ridge. In other war action, the Viet Cong mounted a series of at- Soviet Leader Accidents Injure five.. On Hits Hay Truck Rockton Highway the Third Ward Fire Hall no later than 8 a. m. Members of the Old Town Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 3 wald, but a month or so away from a new trial, was taken from the Dallas County jail to Parkland Hospital Friday with what the hospital called a serious case of pneumonia. Phil Burleson, one of Ruby's lawyers, said it*tt*u,to weight in the 1968 convention to The truck, driven by Frank delegations likely to have con- Albert, 71, of Philipsburg, was servative leanings. loaded with bales of hay. At States gaining six delegates least 30 of them were scattered each are Alabama, Georgia, about the highway and berm. Louisiana, South Carolina, Ar- At 9:50 p. m. Frank W. Hub- kansas, Hawaii, Maryland and -�- Nevada. The first four get their Nevda. The first four get their HOSC Flfenteil extra seats because Goldwater carried the states in the 1964 NOII16 J(MI6S Kllllfl election. The other four get ex- # . * tra delegates for electing a GOP AS NfiW Pr6SI06llt senator or governor. Mississippi gains seven seats, James Kling has been elected six for Goldwater's 1964 victory as the new president of the Elk and the other for casting 10,000 Hose Company. Serving with Republican votes in each him will be David Litz as vice congressional district. president, Earl O. Hallstrom as Except for Arkansas, where secretary and William Spriggle Gov.-elect Winthrop Rockefeller as treasurer, might prefer a moderate, the with the exception of Mr. Southern delegations are likely Litz, all were re-elected at the to oppose Romney. Maryland annual election held earlier this Others named to office Two persons were "hospital- ler, 42, of Clearfield R. D. 1, of traffic and hit an oncoming ized and three others less seri- was picking up the hay along coupe operated by Robert W. ously hurt in three separate the berm when his parked truck Moody, 22, of Brockway. traffic accidents last night and was struck by a sports sedan Mr. Diehl, Mr. Moody and this morning. driven by Larry Ray Diehl, 18, Mary E. Hoit, 21,' of Brockway, Two of the mishaps occurred of Clearfield R. D. 1. a passenger in the Moody car, on Route 153 at the same loca- The impact caused the Diehl were treated at the Clearfield car to cross into the other lane Hospital for cuts and abrasions - and released. The Moody car had some $1,500 damage and the other, two vehicles about $200 each, the police said. This morning at 2:30 o'clock a car driven by Charles W. Condon, 37, of Curwensville R. D. 1, plunged over a 30 ft. embankment in heavy fog and roll-ed-;over -scv�r-ai--ri-mesr:r-;r:� Mr. Condon suffered a possible fractured back and cuts of the ear. State police said the accident Inside The Progress Classified Ads........ 8, 9 Hints From Heloise...... 3 Comics ____�............. 11 Sports................ 6, 7 Obituaries ............... 12 Hospital News .'........... 2 Editorial, > Columns .4 - Social News ............ 3 Today in History ........ 4 School News ............ 10 Church News ............ 5 Christmas Story ........ 2 Hello, World ............ 2 Of War Push By FRED COLEMAN MOSCOW (AP) - A top So- tacks and ambushes within a viet leader accused China today 35-mile radius of Saigon Friday 0f prolonging the war in Viet night and today and in one as- Nam and causing immeasura- sault inflicted heavy casualties bly more victims there than on Vietnamese, troops. necessary. ' An estimated 500 - man Viet charging that Chinese ob-Cong force attacked two. com- struction slowed efforts toward j panies of Vietnamese popular "the goal of the victory of the,-, force soldiers at an army train- Vietnamese people," Alexander ing center 34 miles southeast of n. Shelepin, a member'.of the Saigon and took a heavy toll be- Politburo, and a Communist par-fore withdrawing,' official ty secretary, said: /" \ spokesmen reported. "This great goal would 'be 1 While the Communists cen- achieved faster and withim-'; tered on the capital area with measurably fewer victims if the this and smaller attacks, 1,700 position of the Chinese leaders, guerrilla-trained American in- known to everybody, would not fantrymen arrived in South Viet have become a hindrance on the ' Nam in the continuing buildup way toward this goal," of U.S. forces and a squadron of Shelepin is the last Kremlin F100 Supersabres was added to leader known to have talked American air strength here. personally with Ho Chi Minh. The new arrivals brought to He was in Hanoi in January ar- v.' 363,700 the number of American ranging Soviet aid to North Viet servicemen in South Viet Nam. Nam. ' - More are expected in the next His speech was delivered Fri- few days. day in Kalinin, an industrial On the political front, U.S. city 100 miles northwest of Mos^ Secretary of State Dean/Rusk cow, and published today in the continued his Saigon visit by Soviet military newspaper Red conferring with top Vietnamese Star. j and Americans. Later he told The speech container!--what newsmen "we've seen no indi- was perhaps the strongest per- catioh yet" that the Commu- .sonal attack by a Soviet leader nists would be interested in ex- on Mao Tse-tung since the oust- tending the 48-hour Christmas er of Nikita S. Kbrushcljey. The "We just haven't heard from 1964 ended an earlier round of them," Rusk said after meeting Soviet-Chinese name-calling. Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 5 Still Has Spunk.. with Prime Minister . Nguyen Cao Ky and Chief of State Nguyen Van Thieu. The first contingent of the U.S. 199th Light Infantry Brigade debarked at Vung Tau, 40 Shelepin denounced Mao for: - The rejection by the Chinese Communist party of the general line of the world Communist movement. - "The strengthening of the Clearfield Woman Marks 100th Birthday miles south of Saigon. The rest openly hostile struggle, un- of the 4,000-man brigade was precedented in the history of the due within a few days. Also Communist movement, against scheduled to arrive soon is an- fraternal parties and first of all other full U.S. infantry, division, against the Soviet Communist Repeating earlier statements party and the Soviet Union, about a truce extension, Rusk - The desire to spread the so- Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 4 Ruby's sister, Eva Grant. A jail doctor said Ruby had a "throat tickling kind of cough" but at 10 a.m. Friday there was no fever. Sheriff Bill Decker said he ordered Ruby to the hospital after talking to Ruby for the Bahama - Islands where he is vacationing1.1 Vv "If they don't want me, I'm not going to fight them," he added. Rep. Lionel Van Deerlin, D-Calif., has said he will seek to bar Powell from taking his seat first time in about 10 days and in Congress unless the Harlem conferring with Dr. J.M. Pick- Democrat "can return to his ard, county health officer. home state of New York without An assistant to Pickard, Dr. going to jail" on a criminal con- J.W. Callahan, said he had been tempt conviction and three oth- treating Ruby for a cold about er civil contempt convictions in two weeks. connection with a $164,000 libel "His cold seemed to be sub- judgment he owes a Harlem siding," said Callahan. "I widow. . \ thought he was improving. I Powell failed to show up Fri- was surprised to hear that he day for a court-ordered finan- I KNOW WE HAVE ONLY 13 MORE SHOPPING DAYS / AND I SUPPOSE I WILL HAVE TO GET SOMETHING FOR. , CHARLIE BROwM/ week, are: David L. Hallstrom, foreman; Fredrick Jones, first assistant foreman; Pete Pontillo, second assistant foreman; Joseph Mar-rara, truck foreman; Mr. Litz, assistant truck foreman; Edward A. Clark, representative to relief and Fair boards; Thomas McCreadie, trustee; Lloyd Smith, janitor; and Carlton B. Kramer, Earl O. Hallstrom, William Sporner and James McCreadie, department representatives. The only new appointee is Mr. Clark to the relief board. All the others were re-named. Mrs. Jennie Fox Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 12, CoL 1 -- Before Continuing Trial... Wintry Weather Hits Mid U. S. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Snow and falling temperatures beset the nation's midsection today while heavy rains fell along the Gulf and Pacific coasts. Parts of the East experienced unseasonably warm weather. In New York City, the temperature hit a record high Friday of 66 for the date. The old mark for a Dec. 9 was 61, set in 1953. Snow or cold rain fell over the Midwest and Ohio Valley. An inch of snow fell at Peru, in northern Indiana, and more than four inches was expected to accumulate today in parts of the state. Heavy rain extended southward to the Gulf Coast, with one-inch rainfalls common . in Tennessee, Alabama and northwestern Florida. Gale warnings, were up along the upper Pacific Coast, with rain' spreading inland and changing to snow over the higher mountains. Convicts Gagged, Bound By Judge at Pittsburgh Rain changing to snow and colder tonight, low in the 30s. Sunday cloud/, windy and colder with light snow or snow flurries. Sunrise 7:27-Sunset 4:44 Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. - 6.55 feet (falling); Today 7 a. in. - 6.50 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Friday low 42; High/58; Overnight low 42. Mid - State Airport Friday low 51; High 60; Overnight low 51. By ROBERT A. DOBKIN PITTSBURGH (AP) - The judge ordered two hardened convicts gagged and bound in straitjackets before letting their trial continue. A third convict threatened to kill him. And when the bizarre five-week trial in Allegheny County Criminal Court ended Friday night with conviction of the trio for attempted prison break, one of the defendants called the judge a "creep." "Incredible," is the way Asst. Dist. Atty, Robert X. Medonis summed up the proceedings. "I'm exhausted. I hope it never happens again." The three Western State Penitentiary in mates - Richard Mayberry, 28; Dominic Codis-podi, 34, and Herbert F. Lagnes, 27-acted as their own attorneys. Sentencing was set for Monday. As Judge Albert A. Fiok be- gan charging the jury, Mayberry and Codispodi threw the courtroom into an uproar by shouting at the jury and drowning out the judge. Fiok called a recess and ordered the pair removed. Twenty minutes later deputies marched them into the courtroom bound in heavy canvas straitjackets, their mouths taped shut with adhesive. Lagnes, still unbound, shook a fist at the judge and screamed: "I swear on my mother's name, I'll shake hands with you in Hell. You're a dead man," and ended with a respectful, "your honor." Last week Lagnes told Fiok "If I can't get my rights legally, I'll get them illegally. If I have to blow your head off, that's what I'll do," While Lagnes made his most recent threat Mayberry and Codispodi continued to mumble loudly through their gags. The situation completely out of control, Fiok called another recess. Because the accused must be present to hear the charge, the judge ordered them into an anteroom and broadcast the charge by loudspeaker. Each was charged with holding two prison guards hostage while attempting to escape with zip guns and prison-made bombs from Western State June 27, 1965. Early in the trial last month, the three staged an escape from the Allegheny County Jail. With three other convicts they overpowered a guard, held a policeman hostage in his police cruiser,, commandeered another-car and wounded an off-duty county workhouse guard before being recaptured a few hours later. By BETTY HAMILTON Progress Staff Writer A century of living hasn't diminished the spunk nor sense of humor of Mrs. Jennie Fox, formerly of New Millport. Mrs. Fox, who now lives at Clearfield, celebrates her 100th birthday today - but she isn't overly impressed by her longevity. In the first place, she rather expected it. Her father, Dan Barnelt, the county's last Civil War veteran, lived to be nearly 102. A sister who resides on the West Coast is in her 90's. Mrs. Fox has also learned that living to be 100 can have its disadvantages for a woman accustomed to being active. "To tell you the truth, it really isn't much fun," she says with a laugh. She has found it a little difficult to adjust to being incapacitated as the result of a broken hip suffered three years ago. Although she is able to be about in a wheel chair and to use a walker on occasions, il isn't quite the same as the independence she enjoyed before her fall. Until three years ago she lived alone in her home at New Millport and did most of her own housework. Her only concession to advancing years was agreeing to spend the winter months with a daughter. "I made a garden, picked berries and did all sorts of things - and I could probably do them now," she says. Mrs. Fox, one of 11 children, was born and reared on a farm and she attributes rural living in part to the good health she has always enjoyed. "I've never been sick," she Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 6 Widow Tells How Husband Was Killed called cultural revolution beyond the border of China and Shelepin implied strongly that-1: the Soviets hope to patch upi-t their difficulties with Cbin^f Castro Attacks Bureaucrat Fight By DAVID ROSENZWEIG FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) Marjorie Farber rose slowly �nce Ma� leaves the scene., from the witness stand, pressed her outstretched arms against a table top and sobbingly portrayed how her paramour, Dr. Carl Coppolino, allegedly smothered and strangled her husband. HAVANA (AP) - Prime Min- < "He pulled this pillow from ister Fidel Castro said Friday underneath my husband's head night a vast amount of bureau-.'*" and he put it over . . . Just put it cracy is still entrenched in Cuba " over his head and leaned his and many government officials full weight down on him like are not doing their jobs in eradi-this. . ." eating it. A small figure in blue, she He said there is a lot of "thr? shut her eyes and shook the t'a- petit bourgeois spirit left" that has lb be rooted out. He addressed the closing ses- Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 1 Coal Miner Killed UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP)-The wall of a mjne near Uniontown has collapsed on a Fayette County man, killing him. The victim of the accident Friday at the Continental No. 3 mine of McGee Coal Co. was Karol K. Keriu Jr., 55, of Eden-born,, R.D. 1. ble for an instant. A diamond wedding ring on her left hand glistened. "And I just stood there and looked," she gasped. Then she slumped back into the witness chair as lurid accusations of adultery, hypnotic trances, drugs and murder unfolded before a jury trying Dr. Coppolino in the death of retired Army Lt. Col. William E. Far. bcr. Mrs. Farber, a 52-year-old brunette, testified as the stale's star witness Friday, claiming that Coppolino entrapped her in a "love plan" through hypnosis. She said she tried to drug her husband to death while under Coppolino's spell but couldn't go through with it. In his opening statement, defense attorney F. Lee Bailey told the jury of 10 men and four women that the first-degree murder charge against Coppolino was a "cruel hoax" concocted by a woman scorned. He promised to prove that Farber died of natural causes. "This woman wants this man so badly that she would sit on Please Turn to Page 12, Col, 2' Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 3 We Con Iron Out Your Problem No matter what it is you can find a buyer for it in our Want Ad pages. This party had an ironer and a chair (sounds like someone sitting down on the job) for sale. First person to call was sold on the deal. Join the crowd; use The Progress Classifieds. IRONRITE IRONER and chair. Excellent Condition. Call Clearfield 765-5082. 12:3-4db(21) To Bay, Sell, Rent, Trade, Use The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clearfield 765-5535 Or Tour Nearest Progress Office.