Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - February 28, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chuckle A badly necdrd invcnlinn in America today is some kind of dough that really sticks to your fingers. The Progress Reader's Tip Area schoolboys land more wrestling honors. See Pages 6 and 7. Vol. 60 - No. 49 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, February 28, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 12 PAGES TODAY 2 U. S. Astronauts Die in Air Crash $50,000 Needed tor Plant... Industrial Campaign Head Named at Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - Appointment of James V. Maria to head a $50,000 industrial fund-raising campaign at Curwensville was announced today by the Curwensville Development Corp. Most of the money will be used to finance the purchase and remodeling of the former Knit-Tone building on Beech Street which will house Superior Pet Products, Inc., a new industry that will begin operations soon. M. H. Lezzer, president of the corporation, said the balance will be applied toward repairs to a corporation-owned plant on Meadow Street which is under lease to . ----------- ... ---------- ----- Clear - Don Manufacturing' � � � Three Injured In Accident Near Coalport Three persons were injured in one of four highway accidents investigated in Clearfield County over the weekend. Taken to the Philipsburg Slate General Hospital following a one car crash near Coalport earls' Saturday morning were Robert Yanordcn. L'fi. of Brooklvn. NY., the driver, Mrs. June (Muter. 21, of I'tahville. and Twila North. -1f>. of Fallen Timber. Mr. Yanordcn and Miss North were discharged Saturday. Mrs. Pinter was discharged yesterday. All had cuts and bruises. Slate Trooper Ronald Fortnoy of Clearfield said that Mr. Yanordcn apparently fell asleep at 2 a in. Saturday while driving along Route 17')3.'5 a half mile east of Coalport. H;s car crossed the road and struck a tree. Damage to his 1955 sedan �,i> set at S^nii At 12 L'.i a in Sunday a car driven bv Timothy Klines, l'l, of Prenchville R. D . pulled onto Route 3i!2 from a restaurant parkins lot into the path of a car operated bv .lames McKen-drick. 2-1, of St. Marys, according to Trooper Norman Cant/ The mishap occurred just west of the Clearfield Borough line. Damages were estimated at $350 to the Ifi.'iO Kunes convertible and $200 to the 1058 station wagon. Trooper Dean Spangler reported an accident at ll:t.i p. m Saturday which occurred on Route 17121 at Woodland. He Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Co. A new boiler also must be installed in this building. In announcing the appointment of a cliair-.ian. Mr. Lez/.er noted lli.u Mr. Ma it a has head ed a number of other successful fund-raising drives in the community. One of them was a $-W.nonplus effort to provide a new building for Kent Sportswear. Inc.. a firm which in the past few years has crown into one of the community's leading employers. In accepting the appointment Mr. Marra commented that Cur wensville is extremely fortunate in having industries that are diversified rather than uni-in-dustrial. "Communities with only one major industry are exposed to acute industrial and economic collapse. The acquisition of another new industry serves as an inoculation to strengthen our immunity against such a col lapse." Mr. Marra declared. * Superior Pet Products Co. is, a subsidiary of Howes Leather1 ('o., a long time .stable Bureau ol Philipsburg Area Municipalities Face Wage Tax PHILIPSBURG - Five boroughs and two additional town ships face the prospects of sharing the 1 per cent wage tax with then school districts in the near future. (ifficials of the municipalities met w it h Philipsburg-! Isceola school directors Thursday evening m the senior high school to discuss the 1 per cent wage tax levy existing throughout all district- of the jointure. The Philipsburg Union Board, comprised of Philipsburg and South Philipsburg. and the boards in the boroughs of Osceola MilK i 'hester Hill and Wal-laceion and the townships of Rti?h and Boggs are currently receiving the full 1 per cent levy. In Decatur Township, however, the school district receives only half the levy and the township road supervisors receive half During the meeting it was slat, ed thai the Decatur Township Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 Leaders Seek To Free Bills. Senate Argument Over Viet Nearing Showdown By HARRY KELLY WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate argument over Viet Nam rolls toward a showdown today as administration forces seek to free a pair of embattled bills. They appear to have the votes to carry both issues - an emergency $414-million foregin aid measure for Viet Nam now pending before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the $4.8-billion Viet Nam military authorization waiting action c i the Senate floor. The senators also may get a chance late today to vote on a proposal to rescind or modify the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin resolution cited by President Johnson as giving him the authority to take any steps necessary to combat Communist aggression in Southeast Asia. One of the leading critics of Ihe Johnson Vict Nam policies, Sen. Wayne Morse, D-Ore.. has promised to introduce the proposal in an amendment to the Yiet Nam money bill. If he does, Sen. Richard B. Russell, D-Ga., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said he would counterattack with a substitute proposal (o reaffirm the resolution. Russell said he has the votes to win. Vice President Hubert IT. Humphrey and Sen, Robert F. Kennedy tangled further Sunday Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 New Weather Watcher Fired Into Orbit By HOWARD BENEDICT CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) - ESSA 2, a mechanical meteorologist designed to snap and transmit cloud and storm pattern photos almost in the twinkling of its camera eyes, soared into orbit today to complete the world's first operational space weather reporting network. Together with the earlier ESSA l, the new weather watcher will provide a combination of global coverage every day and instant pictures to local forecasters in 22 nations. Dubbed "everyman's satellite" because of its potential usefulness to all countries, the new weather observatory thundered away from Cape Kennedy right on schedule at 8:58 a.m. (EST) atop a Douglas Delta rocket that drilled it into orbit about 850 miles above the earth. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced the success of the flight and of- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 Cloudy and warmer with rain continuing tonight, low temperature 36 to 43. Cooler Tuesday with a few snow flurries. Sunrise 6:47-Sunset 6:03 Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. m. - 4.50 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 4.50 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather 5unday low 16; High 44. 31. Overnight low 33. Precipitation (trace). Mid - State Airport Thursday low 25; High Overnight low 25. Five - Day Forecast Maich 1 - 5: Temperatures will average four to seven degrees above normal. Normal highs are 37 to and o'her af'rr he � \1, had 1 i-i ! 'UP ill Mil 111 :n,r AF1.CH i leaders spoken to tlici'i Wasinng'on >mi Press" ,,\, r \ i;c a populari'v con'i But on 'he di-anmun' of a i increase. m.urvts nv leaked w >el CIO is rcail.v t-> .-:)>! acceptmg nil rea sfs present > I fede1 a I u .1 gr to ? I l'l 'hl^ nex' year and c! fio n The White Ho'J'f p.''".': "Mi reportedly has been ''nr an increase to M 4fl thi; v ear si nO n 196S -- with no increase ;n \%7. 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