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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - February 21, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania PAGE TWELVE THE PROGRESS, Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa:, Monday, February 21, 1966 tfovof Reserve Marks Service Of Half Century The United States Naval Reserve has been observing its 50th anniversary during t h e past year. The observance terminates with the March 3 observance of the Naval Reserve's 51st anniversary. Lcdr. F. Valdes, commander of the Naval Reserve Training Center at Curwensville, points out that citizen sailors have played a large part in every military action in which our country has been involved since its birth. The 1915 law establishing a federal United States Naval Reserve provided a force of officers and enlisted personnel which have made mighty contributions to our Navy's ability to carry out its missions in World War I, World War II, the Korean conflict, the 1961 Berlin crisis, the 1962 Cuban crisis and the current operations in Viet Nam. Sixty per cent of World War I Navy personnel were Reservists. Eighty-seven per cent of World War II Navy personnel were Reservists. Many thousands served in Korea, and during the Berlin and Cuban crises. The active fleet today includes, on a continuing basis, almost 100,000 Naval Reservists on active" duty for two-year training periods or for longer periods. Rear Admiral D. C. Lyndon, USN, Commander Naval Reserve Training Command, on the occasion of the end of the 50-year anniversary observance says:^"Tbe history of the Naval Reserve is characterized by major contributions and significant achievement. Today in the worldwide operations of the United States Navy, the Reserve is continuing its support by "maintaining a trained and ready! pool of personnel and by participation of Reservists on active duty in (he Viet Nam area. The Naval Reservists here, in -the .Clearfield County area deserve the support and appreciation not only of their friends and relatives but of the community which they serve." Countian To Study Under AF Program TUCSON, Ariz. - Capt. Joel M. McKean, son of Mrs. James E. McKean o^ 410 E. Locust St., Clearfield, Pa., has been selected to enter the University of Pittsburgh under the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) education program. Capt. McKean, a missile combat crew commander at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., will study toward a Ph.D degree in mathematics. A graduate of Clearfield High School, the captain attended Park College, Parkville, Mo., and received his A.B degree in mathematics from Gettysburg College. He was commissioned in 1954 through the aviation cadet program. Sell unwanted items with a Progress Classified Ad. Choose From GORHAM STERLING Now... Enjoy It On Your Table Tonight I This Pattern Is Called "Celeste" Enjoy the Charm and Luxury of your very own Gorham Sterling Now . . . It's easy I  Come In and Select the Patten ol your choice  Decide how many place-settings yoo need.  Buy on easy credit  Price shown is (or 4 pc. place setting '32.00 Don't watt, come in today - Bring a lifetime of beauty to your table. BEST JEWELERS "Leading Credit Jewelera" Clearfield t Philipsburg Washington's Birthday Bonanza 22% OF YOUR IN ADDITIONAL ENTIRE    See How Much Your FREE 22% Bonus Can Get for You Toni te and Tomorrow Only at Penn Furniture If you buy this much $50 'For Exarr uoo $200 '300 '500 '1,000 You get this much in additional merchandise FREE '11 m $44 '66 '110 '220 FOR EXAMPLE: -- If you buy a $200.00 Sofa, a $50.00 Chair that goes with it beautifully will cost you only $6.00! If your Bonus on your purchase amounts to 39.95, and you spot a lovely table priced 39.95, that Table costs you nothing! Your bonus on a new bedroom suite might well be enough to cover the price of the mattress and spring! You can use your bonus toward the purchase of any merchandise listed on the right! Yes, the more you purchase, the bigger your bonus. TONITE 'til 9:00 P. M. and TOMORROW from 9:00 A. M. 'til 5 P. M. FREE THIS EVENT Living Room Furniture  Bedroom Furniture ; Dining Room Furniture  Breakfast Sets  Mattresses & Hollywood Beds Sofabeds and Sleep-Lounges  Desks, Tables and Lamps --during this sale< NO HOLD ORDERS... NO EXCHANGES... ALL SALES FINAL... This 22% Bonus Sale applies ONLY in the departments listed above. Does not apply to Previous Purchases Johnstown  Altoona  Somerset  Indiana. Clearfield  Lewistown  Latrobe 20 7003 ;