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Progress, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1957, Clearfield, PennsylvaniaComplete sports coverage every Day on your Progress sports Page the Progress first with the news of Clearfield county and Moshannon Valley volume 51 number 304 Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg pa., saturday evening december 28, 1957 12 pages today mine explosion kills 11, 14 men Safe Egypt talks Center around soviet offer economic Aid plan Well received by asians africans Cairo w the african asian people s conference slowed ahead in anti Western Fields today As he spotlight entered on rus Sia s sweeping economic Aid offer. Subgroups of the conference s main political committee plunged into a discussion such controversial East West topics Asim serialism disarmament racial discrimination Algeria and pales u. S. May provide funds to Aid in t i leaching 2 c courses Tine. The big brother offer bodies of 11 victims Are recovered of economic Aid to All asians and africans was Well received yesterday by the delegates from 42 nations and colonies at the non governmental conference which is stacked with supporters of communist policies. Many of those voicing loud Praise for the offer Are exiles 01 fugitives from areas that receive . Economic Aid. Some of the leftists Here Are frowned on by Home governments that try to stay officially disconnected from communist propaganda lines. The offer obviously designed to drive Western Enterprise out of the East was accompanied by Broad hints that african and asian coun tries should nationalize Western operated businesses and exploit their profits As Egypt has sought to do with the Suez canal. This apparently appealed to Many elements who shouted their assent when soviet Delegate Washington administration reportedly will propose of Congress a program of match ing Grants to states to encourage improved leaching of science and mathematics in the High schools. The plan Calls for the Federal government to provide More than 100 million dollars to help the states supplement salaries of Sci ence and math teachers employ additional teachers Purchase equipment and strengthen state education departments. Other proposals also Are being prepared to help meet the clamor for More emphasis on scientific and technical training in the nation s schools and colleges. The demand has been growing since Russia s launching of two Earth satellites emphasized an increasing russian technical capability. The program to be administered by the department of health education and welfare would be patterned after the present Feder ally aided vocational education program. That department also would be authorized to set up a Federal scholarship program Aid expansion of graduate schools help the states provide More and better testing and counselling of High school pupils and promote the teaching of foreign languages. College scholarships to Cost eight to 10 million dollars the first year would be provided for talented High school students who could not otherwise go to College fellowships also would be provided in graduate schools. In a related Effort More than 50 million dollars a year would be provided to the National science foundation for expansion of its present Effort to expand teaching of science and math at All Levels most of that Money would go Foi updating science textbooks pro continued on Page 9, column 1 continued on Page 9, column 2 Pine Glen Village from the air is shown in these two Aerial photographs taken for the Progress dec. 17 by Robert e. Hallstron of Clearfield from a plane of the Sabbato aviation service. Top picture shows the housing development looking to Ward Karthaus. Maltese Cross Lite structures arc multiple housing units which Are featured it the development. Bottom picture shows the View from the opposite direction facing Moshannon with the new Pine Glen elementary school at the lower right and Many of the single dwellings in the development in the background at the right. Separate streets parallel the Highway on both sides. Foreman of Beck jury accused of statement Seattle attorneys for teachers sound word of caution hear Leader by Richarl l. Graves the russian Challenge be Broad Harrisburg w the annual Carend meeting of Pennsylvania school teachers came to an end today on a note of crisis sounded by gov. Leader and a word of Camion from the teachers them selves. Leader in an address last night which capped the busiest Day of the three Day 105th annual Conven Tion of the Pennsylvania state education assn., said Russia s scientific achievements represent a time of National crisis for the . The teachers took time to advise against crash decisions in any overhaul of the state s Educa Tion system. At the same time 25 had been trapped 500 feet underground at w. . Mine Amonate a. Of Rescue workers today recovered the tidies of 1 miners killed late ter Day when a Gas explosion trapped 25 men below ground in a mine straddling the Virginia West Virginia Border. Fourteen miners were brought out of the Colliery uninjured shortly after Midnight. Canvas was draped Over the victims corned out of mine no. 31 of the Pocahontas fuel co. On a Coal car. About 100 persons looked on in the first Gray Light of an overcast Day. The miners were hemmed in 500 feet underground. Company officials said All the men originally trapped by the explosion were believed to be accounted for. Amonate is in Southwest Vir Ginia 20 Miles West of Bluefield . Bodies of the dead were re moved from the sprawling mine through a Shaft located in West Virginia nearly three Miles from the main entry Shaft where the survivors were brought out. This was the second disastrous explosion in Podl Hontas fuel co. Mines in the Border coalfields in 11 months. A february Gas explosion at a m be near Bishop va., end to include classroom teach 37 lives families of the victims of yes the teachers also approved a ter Day s blast have been notified. Slate of resolutions dealing with names of the victims and Surv ers. Salaries and work loads and con formed Harold j. Koch of Hazle ton As president elect to succeed Kermit m. Stover Harrisburg who will become vice president. Leader told the convention that if education in t As Good As it must be in the critical years to Corne the Price we is at the least the loss of our Freedom and at the most a terrible Ann Hila he said government Aid to Edu cation is just As essential to the nation s Security As a stepped up Vors have not yet been released. William Fullarton special assistant to the president of Poca continued on Page 9, column 2 record crowd attends annual 1957 in review. Dave Beck president of the huge teamsters Union have submitted an affidavit in court which accuses the Foreman of the jury which convicted Beck on a grand larceny charge of saying before the trial they ought to throw the Book at Beck. Foreman denies making the statement. The affidavit was sworn to by Robert Paulson of nearby Edmonds who said in his signed statement that Charles Hickling a Bellevue hydroplane Driver and boat builder made the statement n october. Beck went on trial dec. 2 on charges he misappropriated rom the Sale of a Union owned they demanded a larger voice he added any groups that plan such Over the fact is that we must haul. They requested that the 100 building projects election Pace april May june headlines continuance of building projects mrs. Paul in the area the outcome of the a named Hoyt of Clearfield woman of the Progress spelling bees recreation while mrs. Mayor Cowdrick was al programs and expansion and named Mother of the year by the upholding of rep. Harris the Clearfield . Aerie. Carol Broth s re election to office topped Daugherty Chester Hill won the the news stones of the Quarter of second Progress spelling Bee while Novario of Dubois placed the supreme court of in the we Stern Pennsylvania i declared on june 29 that acc Hep. Harris Breth had been la creation programs made the re elected to the office of As plans were made for assemblyman. The election had j free boat rides on the s s. Progress been contested b Clearfield at Iamb expansion projects were com Torney William c. Chase Republican candidate for the office after several recounts of the vote follow ing the general election of novem Ber 1956. Of the dial Telephone system to Philipsburg Winburne and Osceola Mills the authorization to the Clearfield water author Ity to construct a sewage treatment Plant the laying of the Corner Stone for the new st. Francis we Kend pit led at Black Moshannon Elliott and Paiker dam Parks. The Day by Day chronology april May june news april apr. 1 firemen school Board at Clearfield take Steps on driving Park acquisition. April 2 Curwensville fire Man make use of their new pumper. April 3 six inches of Snow rain sleet hit area. April 4 Twenty school represented As Central District Orchys Ira festival opens at Clearfield. April 5 Clearfield Borough of Council votes for Park a to Monty. April 6 River swells to 7.39 fed at Clearfield minor flood lug is noted. April 7 River at Clearfield drops but Spring storms continue throughout stale and mid West. April 8 Central do strict fire men meeting al Curwensville pick Tyrone As Silc for 1057 con slate of Union attention by Ike Gettysburg a. My a quiet broken Only by some school addition and the Jou fill of future planning Lay of a new Turbo Jet engine at today for prom Dent risen Queh Anria were among other news . J no weekend business appoint mints wer scheduled at the i ser lower farm Here. But White the weather Floyse press Secretary James c said the president would i do some work on slate of the Central Pennsylvania message in which he will Clearfield and Elk counties outline to Congress Jan 9 his pro rain ending during the night Cepl changing to Snow flurries in Northwest mountains. Sunday Nissl u Cloudy with Snow hurries in the for the Corning year. One injured in car truck crash n a Uniontown girl was slightly injured and damage was estimated at in a car truck collision yesterday in Grampian at the inter Section of routes and Pauline Rudziensky in is report cd in fair condition today at the Clearfield Hospital where she is being treated or a Back injury suffered when the car in which she Riding crashed into a truck the Accident happened at about p. M. The Drivers involved were Ber Wainard Flynn 45, or Grampian r. In a he opes tiling a i to truck and Rob Ca which brought Stefl Iii. Of Union lows driving mountains. Hather Windy tonight paily Gettysburg 1 Sedan and sunday. I night 18 i Leidi is Tiu per James Johnston said i dior Thwell to a. In . Ilith , an sex Klynn on Joule we Sumaj 2f in Northwest to in i Southeast r on f Ai e f Lii Iii i Oil Inch in in column 1 newspaper mention. April Moshannon and by i school merger proposal is rejected. April 10 Alton c. Davis for Mer Clearfield Borough Secretary Dies at 64. Death also takes or m j. Torn a to re m. D., of Clear Field county medical director. April 11 ground broken for Pencil cd s big Shawville addition april 12 Post offices in Clear Tiekle Curwensville Polh Piburn and the Moshannon Valley announce curtailment of postal ser continued on Page 9, column 1 traffic toll in Clearfield county and the Moshannon Valley since january 1, 1957. Figures compiled by the Progress from state and Bor Ough 1 Ollie reports. Lice. Accidents m Deal lis. A accidents 17 . Total -m2 Well Only 17 deaths member committee invited by the governor to meet Here next month to study Pennsylvania education with a View to revising it to meet Duce within the next decade or so our higher education Plant of to 500 persons donned their party Day one that required More than clothes last night and attended the mosh Cannon Valley master Mason s. F. Fowler. Dies Morrisdale Samuel e. Fowler master Mason of the to Hanrion Valley and a retired employee of the Morrisdale Coal co automobile. He was found guilty dec. 14 and his attorney Charles 3urdpll gave immediate notice he Ifould seek a new trial. In his affidavit Paulson said tickling s alleged statement was Nade during a conversation they lad while they were neighbors at Edmonds and while both were working at an Everett aircraft Plant. Paulson in the affidavit said Many times he and Hickling had discussed current events among which Paulson said included the Senate investigation of the team stars Union Beck and local team sier publicity. During a conversation with Hickling on or about oct. 15 of this year. Paulson s statement said Hickling said during a Dis Cussion of the teamsters Union and Beck that they ought to throw the Book at him tickling immediately issued a statement denying the allegation contained in Paulson s affidavit. He filed an affidavit himself with King county prosecutor Charles 0 Carroll denying the allegation Bui Dell in an affidavit to by himself and submitted to Superior judge George it Rcv Lle who is hearing the motion for a died at the Philipsburg state hos Pital at p. M. Yesterday Fol owing an illness of a few Days. Had taken ill sunday at his lome where he was found by a neighbor. Or. Fowler was honoured in april 1956, on his 85th birthday at a testimonial Dionci Given by his Odge Brothers. He is k n o w n Jirou ghost Pennsylvania As one of he most Active men in free and accepted masonry and one of his most prize personal possessions was his record of having held nearly every nigh office in some seven different bodies of the order. He. Had been a brother in the fraternity for More than 35 years. Or. Fowler who has lived in Morrisdale All his life and has been Active in civic and Church Active Contin tied on Page 9, column 4 Ebensburg resident killed in crash near so Antler today Spangler a. Two Cai crash on route 119 n mile South of Spangier arly today killed Leo Unuer 21, of Ebensburg and injured four companions. Two of the injured were admit ted to miners Hospital at Spangle in serious condition. They were a 1-c Thomas Kelly 20, of Carrolltown and John l. Levenduski 21, of Colver. Treated it the Hospital were John Anvern 21, of Ebins Lorg and James Sichko 21, of Colver All wore Riding Wilh Urier. The Driver of the of her vehicle Hob i la Lloyd of in Luil continued on Page 9, column 4 record crowd of More than 300 years to build. Government Aid to these institutions of higher learning is the Only answer if we Are o avoid this unbelievable waste of human resources in a time of National in its note of caution about crash the convention passed a Resolution declaring that any plans to change programs or lengthen the time a student spends in school should be made Only after due consideration is Given continued on Page 9, column 5 Curwensville Bank declares dividend of per share Curwensville the Curwensville state Bank Board of directors at their last meeting declared a regular dividend of four per cent or plus a special dividend of six per cent or for a total year Enn dividend of per share. The Bank announced today that this dividend will be payable Mon Day dec. 30, to stockholders of record dec. 20. The annual meeting of the Stock holders is scheduled wednesday Jan. 8, at in the banking rooms. Stake out claims to Antarctic u. S. Urged Washington two senior congressional republicans today called on the . Government to slake out its claims to the ant Arctic. One of them rep. Tollefson r said to has been informed hint the nation s top strategy making National Security the objectives of Tollefson s Antarctic claims Bill now before the House foreign affairs committee. Rep. Judd a senior committee member said our government ought to press now for n settlement of Antarctic claims that will be just and otherwise Judd said rival claimants Are Likely to get into years of hassling As the claims ret firmer and new values Are Lound Tor the vast subcontinent. The legislators spoke in inter views on the heels of fresh re ports of International interest in South pole area. Moscow radio re ported two heavily Laden expeditions arc heading Tor he magnetic pole and the South pole. British and new zealand groups also arc on their Way to the geographic Center where a . Scientific expedition is al ready encamped. The soviets arc hurrying an icebreaker to Survey along the Shore of an unclaimed area. Although american expeditions explored far More of the Frozen land than has any other nation wic United states has not Laid claim to any territory there it also re lusts to recognize claims of other countries. Tollefson said Britain France 47th annual Charity Ball in the ballroom of the Dimeling hotel. Poinsettias Mistletoe and Christ Mas Trees gave the ballroom a Holiday atmosphere for the dance sponsored annually by the Wom n s auxiliary of the Clearfield hos Pital. Proceeds from the Charity Ball Are used for the Purchase of needed Hospital equipment. Music was furnished by the Don Peebles orchestra of Harrisburg which featured Sherwood dough Man a former Clearfield count Ian. Or. Doughman who formerly had his own group the Sherwood is a featured saxophonist with the band. Dancing couples packed the Ball room from 10 p. M. When the music began until the last note was played at 1 a. M. Refreshments were served in the a room throughout the dance. Mrs. A. Kirk Hile served As Gen eral chairman for the Charity Ball. She was assisted by members of the Hospital auxiliary. Norway Australia new zealand Raign Merit. Argentina and Chile have Laid claims to Large areas of Antarctica although 75 per cent of the sub continent has been seen Only by americans. The soviets he said have not yet issued an official claim but have indicated they Are going to stay in Antarctica a Long time controls the lands Down Here could just play Heck with us it the Panama canal were blown up and . Ships had to go around Cape Horn he added Armstrong count Ian charged with Bank robbery free on Bond Pittsburgh st Robert c. Rose 35-year-old father of four was free on Bond today on a charge of holding up the Peoples National Bank of Rural Valley Armstrong county. Rose pleaded guilty yesterday at an arraignment before a . Commissioner Here and waived hearing. A Salesman with an of fice in Butler Rose was arrested by state police and Fri agents at his Home in Parker Armstrong county thursday night. Capt. Eugene Fontaine of the state police said Rost admitted the robbery last monday. Fontaine said Rose told him he needed to cover overdrawn checks and off a loan at the first National Bank of Emlenton. Fontaine said Rose also paid a debt to a sister and paid off other Loans in Sutler he said 328 was received at Rose s Home. Rose carried a Bible and Rosary beads when he appeared for arli l ones the trouble with you is you think too old to " is paper

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