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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - February 21, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania The Monday Wash... Good Evening! . . . Last week in February coming up and from fhe standpoint of weather this month, no on� Will be sorry to see this month end .. . . This last week of February is quite a week for special observances and days . . .Some rightfully serious, some with tongue-in-cheek . . . Lent begins with Ash Wednesday . . . This is Future Farmers of America, National Brotherhood, Catholic Book and National Engineers' Week . . .It's also Pencil Week . . . Tomorrow is George Washington's Birthday . . . It's also International Pancake Day as well as Mardi Gras Day at New Orleans and other points south . . . Clearfield County Fair has its Mardi Gras Day coming up Saturday of Fair Week next August! . . . Sports fans can take their pick come Friday . . . The World's Championship Domino Tournament opens at Carnegie, Oklahoma, and the World's Sied Dog Championships at Laconic, New Hampshire, that dayl ... * * # Tomorrow ends "Operation Old Glory" in the area and we've been delighted with the response of Clearfield Borough residents (haven't had a chance to get out in the county to check) to the appeal for the display of the American flag the past eight days since Lincoln's Birthday in support of our servicemen in Viet Nam . . ..Business places and homes alike have flown "Old Glory" in support of the project . . . And what grander sight is there than to see the Stars and Stripes flying proudly? . . . Our thanks and tribute to those who have been flying their country's flag for our boys in Viet Nam . . . And at every Army, Navy, Marine and Air Force base in this country and around the world for that matter . . . All of theim are serving us and freedom . . . ! � * * * whose AP by-lines on scholastic sports and Harrisburg capital news are familiar to Progress readers, has taken a job with Penn State's public relations department '..'�.�"�� fOR TO*AT raoM * the Upper Room* "Yon are my witnesses," says the Lord. (Isaiah 43:10, RSV) PRAYER: O God, may our prayers, joined with the petitions of others on this World Day of Prayer, witness our unselfish love for all men and our firm hope for peace among all nations. We pray in the name of pur Lord and Master. Amen. Death of retired Admiral Chester Nimitx yesterday has to recall to folks of World War II vintage the hope, security and confidence he instilled in the American public by his hard-hitting and winning strategy that turned the tide in our favor in the Pacific warfare ... He has to be listed with America's great Naval heroes such as John Paul Jones, Dewey, et al . . . Quote from a letter from Harold Longden, recording secretary of McAdoo Lodge, No. 1271, International Association of Machinists, at East Syracuse, N. Y., thanking us for the picture and story on Glearfielder J. A. Toot's long membership-, in the union . . . "We wish that there ,were more] papers around like The Progress" . . . Thanks Mr. Longden . . . U. S. Navy Band appeared in a concert at the American School Administrators convention in Atlantic City, N. J., last week and Clearfield Area Superintendent Elwood Rohrbaugh went backstage before the concert to greet Clearfield native and Conductor Anthony Mitchell . . . Anthony's Clearfield connection was well publicized to the school administrators during the concert, too . . . There's still plenty of snow on the mountains as Bill Bloom of Curwensville discovered over the week-end . . . Got stuck while heading for his camp off the Hoover-Nelson road near the Rockton Pike . . . * * * Ever since he has been practicing law, Attorney James K. Nevling of Clearfield has had two pictures showing an English judge and an English barrister, which were given him by a friend . . . The barrister is identified as William O. A. J. Danckwerts . . . Last summer Mr. Nevling visited England and was a guest at the British Court of Appeals of Lord Justice Sir Harold Danckwerts . . . The son, Mr. Nevling found, of Barrister William O. A. J. Danckwerts whose picture has adorned the Nevling law office for many years! . . . Father Danckwerts, it turns out, was a noted English attorney in his own right . . . * * * Death on the highway is tragic at any time . . . It is particularly so when it costs the lives of young people . . . In the past two weeks such accidents have taken two young folks in the early twenties from our midst . . . First Mrs. Joyce Ardery langford of Clearfield and Indiana . . . Yesterday morning J. Bertch Johnson, a personable and talented county school educator . . . We sorrow with their families at the loss of such young people with the future so bright ahead of them . . . * * * A clipping of a Progress story concerning the trip of Grampian's Charles Bell to South America on a People-to-People program project led to a reunion at Santiago, Chile, between two cousins . . . Harold Johnston, whose parents are Victor C. and Lina Bell Johnston of Bells Landing, is in Santiago on a temporary assignment with Harbison-Walker Refractories Company ... A letter from his mother, enclosing the clipping of The Progress Postscript story on Mr. Bell's visit, reached Mr. Johnston at Santiago in time to permit him to contact Mr. Bell while the People-to-People farm visitors were in Santiago . . . And we're quoting Mr. Johnston who wrote "Charles Bell and I are cousins, the same age, and lived within four miles of each other, and it was through a coincidence of the arrival of a story from The Progress that we met for the first time, 8,000 miles from home" . . . * * * 1 Pittsburgh Press columnist Gilbert Love reported yesterday that Newcaster Bill Burns got some money and a note saying "We had a dispute over this $4 and cannot come to an agreement. The only possible solution is to donate it to Children's Hospital." It was signed, according to Mr. Love, "Two stubborn men and a bartender from Rossiter, Indiana County." H BUY" GEORGE The drums are beating for our Washington's Birthday Party, t h e value event of the year. You'll save like never before. Honest to goodness bargains ... come on down and see for yourself at this gala party celebration of values. STARTS 9 A. M. TOMORROW  ALL SALES CASH AND FINAL  NO PHONE ORDERS < NO LAY AW AYS ANDERSON HOUTZDALE Washington Calling The World Today " O d.. wiiiiiMV ARROflAST By MARQUIS CHILDS Progress Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON - Generals and admirals thinking in conventional terms of America's past wars have failed to grasp the meaning of the limited warfare that would stop short of committing large masses of land troops in Asia. That is the conclusion drawn from the fact that the principal analyst-philosopher of the limited or littoral (coastal region) strat egy has never' had a serious hearing from the ,Joint Chiefs of Staff. He is Rear Admiral (Ret.) John D. Hayes, who in 1954 wrote an analysis of peripheral strategy, littoral tactics and limited war. This is an exposition of the kind of proposal made by Lt. Gen. James Gavin for limiting the war in Viet Nam to a series of coastal enclaves. Gavin testified before the Fulbright committee on how his theory could be applied. Hayes would use ground troops to hold specific areas backed up by the full might of America's sea and air power. Updating his concept of littoral tactics, which he believes will eventually be adopted in Viet Nam, Hayes a year ago quoted from his original thesis in the conviction that its validity cannot be challenged: "To effect a sound integrated strategy there must be a system of tactics which will fully employ all military specialties. Such a system of tactics for peripheral strategy is one that uses the littoral of the world as the new borders of the Uriited States. The littoral becomes the line from which operations are projected in offense, the line on which defense is conducted. The striking power of air forces, the mobility of sea forces and the holding power of land forces can all be used on this line. It is the line that contains a continental enemy. "Since the enemy can be kept behind this line without too much difficulty, it does not have to be held at all points as does a line in land tactics. Our strength heed only be concentrated at selected points chosen for their political and military significance. Ground forces will face a continental land mass with its continued support insured by naval forces. The striking power of air forces will he the main weapon of offense, and airborne operations from the littoral will be used when feasible and suitable." Failure to understand the potential of the littoral strategy has proved very costly since World War II, Hayes believes. �He cites China and Korea as tragic examples of what this failure has meant. In 1949 instead of retaining bastions on China's exposed cpasts, he wrote, we retreSted behind a water barrier to an imaginary oceanic line drawn through Japan, Okinawa and the Philippines. This- was announced as the line on which Washington would conduct our defense and the policy of containment. Many observers have believed that withdrawal to this line, attributed to the unwillingness of the American people to risk another total war, triggered the Communists into the attack on South Korea. In discussing his littoral strategy Admiral Hayes points to what he believes was a fundamental misconception about China. While on a small-scale map it does appear to be a continental state like Russia, its history for more than a century proves that its great rivers and long coastline are the focus of its power. The coasts of China and Southeast Asia, Hayes observes, are directly exposed to the forces of sea power as continental Russia is not. By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) - The involved visit American ports House is brewing up some trou- after having unloaded other car- ble for the administration's for eign policy goes in North Viet Nam. Rep. Charles E. Chamberlain, The developing tempest is R-Mich., who has waged a long over a matter that has been of campaign against the practice, continuing irritation to. Republi- claims that 401 ships flymg cans and Democrats alike. flags of non-Communist nations arrived in North Viet Nam in The issue is continued tr|Jle with North Viet Nam by foreign 1964. In 1965, Chamberlain said, nations friendly to the United the number dropped to 119 States. While the administration ChaTberl*i" claims this trade has slowed from the Defense ^"tme^t down in recent months and has !h.ey derijmly with unclas-taken some steps to curb it, many members of Congress want an outright ban. sified information. 'The true figure is more than double what we are being told," Several bills have been intro- he said, "and it amounts to duced to close U.S. ports to more arrivals by free world ships which carry cargoes to ships than by Communist North Viet Nam. Cargoes load- ships."' ed in American ports generally Most of the ships, he said, are are not of military value and chartered to Communist nations are unloaded in ports of friendly and carry Communist goods nations. However, proponents of which the Defense Department the legislation claim, the ships claims are not vital  to North .__ Viet Nam's war effort. But, he emphasized, they release Corn-suggests that if this had been munjst ships to carry war ma-the strategy Tsingtao might to- teriel Influenced, Hayes believes, by our fixation on Europe we withdrew Marines from North China and two Army divisions from Korea. The last place the Chinese Nationalists abandoned was Hainan, the large island on the South China coast that forms the Gulf of Tonkin:  "Almost immediately it was discovered that such a strategy deprived us of all freedom of action, both military and political," Hayes wrote. "Within a year we were back in Asia but with only a foothold on the peninsula of Korea, and at what a bloody cost." Hayes holds that if we had remained inx North China, and especially if we had held Tsingtao, a deep-water port, and Chefoo, once the summer base of the Asiatic fleet, there might have been no Korean war. Even less likely would have been Chinese intervention. He day be a Northern Hong Kong or even a Far East West Berlin. As the Fulbright hearings continue and the escalation of the Vietnamese war raises in acute form the threat of Chinese participation, the question of strategy and a limited war will be more and more to the front. The next step, according to private word from official sources, is to be the mining of Haiphong harbor in order to shut off the flow of supplies to North Viet Nam. That could bring a showdown not only with China but with the Soviet Union as well. It is the strategy of those who be- More than half the non-Communist ships that visited North Viet Nam ports in 1965, Chamberlain said, were registered under the flag of the United Kingdom. Sponsors of the bills to close U.S. ports to ships trading with North Viet Nam aren't to optimistic about winning their fight in that field. But they have another plan which they believe will work. They are going to offer amendments to the annual foreign aid and Defense Department appropriation bills to cut off U.S. financial assistance to any nation that allows its ships lieve "victory" in South Viet Nam can come in the pattern to continue the trade. of the past. - (Copyright, 1966, by United James Marlow, who usually Feature Syndicate, Inc.) writes this column, is ill. THE PROGRESS This newspaper Is published dally, except Sunday, by tht Progressive Publishing Company at 206 East Locust Street and entered In the post office at Clearfield, Pennsylvania, Zip Code 16(30, as second class mall matter. The phone number of our Clearfield business office is 765-5581 and the news department number is 765-7113. Our four branch offices are located In Curwensville - the Park Hotel Building on State Street, phone 236-0252; in Philipsburg at 109 N. Front Street, phone 342-0440; In the B-C-l area on Main Street In Coalport, phone 472-5472 and In Houtzdale at 811 Hannah Street, phone 378-7244. W. K. Ulerich is president of the Progressive Publishing Company and* publisher of The Progress. George A. Scott is editor of The Progress and Leland B. Mather Jr., is the managing editor. The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all the local news published in this newspaper as well as all AP news dispatches. � Th?,fm.blemu?""J "* is th4 ldbel ot ,he International Typographical Union, Local 501, to which The Progress printers belong. KNOWN FOR VALUES WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY COUPON SPECIALS! PHILIPSBURG and CLEARFIELD STORES COUPONS GOOD TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd, ONLY CORDUROY PILLOW COVERS i Reg. 1.00 ^ ^ SALE OO MO-GLEAM YARN Reg. 1.00 W'''Wy SALE OO HERSHEY . BARS Reg. 5c SALE Limit 2 Per Customer \ ' Limit 6 Per Customer ! ea. Limit 10 Per Customer CHERRIES 38' ORLON CAMPUS HOSE Reg. 50c SALE 57 Limit 2 Per Customer � �--�-��--.--...._, LADIES' ACETATE BRIEFS 22 Size: 5-10 Reg. 3/1.00 SALE Limit 6 Per Customer ����������������hmm 20 GAL. GALVANIZED Garbage Can $188 Size: 9-11 Reg. 89c SALE Limit 3 Per Customer � mm mm mw mw mm mm mt mm mm mm mm m mm mm mm i HEAD AND SHOULDERS SHAMPOO SALE 99 Limit 2 Per Customer 250 COUNT I FABULOUS "400" SEAMLESS ! NYLONS J Size: 8V2II l Reg. 67c f SALE 1 Limit 6 Per Customer ��--------"-----�--------' ' JERGEN'S LOTION 63' Reg. 89c SALE Reg. 2.79 SALE Limit 2 Per Customer NAPKINS 22- Limit 2 Per Customer 6 FT. ASST. 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