Clearfield Progress Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 16

About Clearfield Progress

  • Publication Name: Clearfield Progress
  • Location: Clearfield, Pennsylvania
  • Pages Available: 651,041
  • Years Available: 1913 - 2016
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Clearfield Progress, January 18, 1966

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - January 18, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's ChuckU Old bookkeepers don't die- they just lose their balance. Rtackr'sTip 'A New Broom* is tonight's editorial topic. Read it on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. U Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Tuesday, January 18, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY 7.000 More Republican Leaders Say: U. S. Economy By Democratic Spending By JACK BELL WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican congressional leaders say the* State of the Union Is less than good, the nation's world prestige is drooping and its domestic economy is threatened by inflationary Democratic spending. This was the summation of Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen and House GOP Leader Gerald R. Ford as they ignited their "torch of dissent" to President John---  son's programs in a taped Second in Clearfield Area... Shopping Center Plans Announced A new shopping center will be opened along Route 322 between Clearfield and Curwensville this fall, it was an nouneed today by Philip Feltman, secretary of Ames De partment Stores, Inc., of Hartford, Conn. Ames, a regional chain of self-service discount depart ment stores with headquarters at Hartford, will be the prime tenant in the new shopping center with some 60,000 square feet of floor space. An additional 40,000 feet will contain a super market and other small stores, Mr. Feltman said.. Construction is sched-+ uled to begin this spring The center will be developed by Irving Eisenbau'm and Harold Hoffman of Hartford. Mr. Hoffman said it will be built on 15 acres of land obtained from A. W. Milligan of Curwensville. The site is located on the outskirts of Clearfield on the south side of Route 322. lit contains a 1,000-foot frontage on the high-. way. There will be parking for about 600 cars, Hoffman said. The real estate transaction was handled by Edmund J. Zit-zelberger, Clearfield realtor. Ames Inc. will open a similar shopping center this fall on Route 11 between Bloomsburg and Berwick. Originally operating only in Massachusetts and Vermont, Ames now runs eight full-line department stores throughout New England, New York and Maryland. The stores feature complete clothing for the entire family as well as products for the home and auto. Hoffman said his firm has developed a number of shopping centers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. The shopping center is the second one announced for the Clearfield area. On the east side of town, also along Route 322, the former Robinson Clay Pro-Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Clearfield Area Meeting Slated On Anti-Poverty . A public meeting to organize a Community Action Committee and program at Clearfield will be held Thursday at 8 p. m. in the courtroom of the Clearfield County Courthouse. Representatives of civic, health and welfare, church, governmental and other groups are invited to attend, as are all interested individuals. The committee's primary function is to organize a Community Action program for Clearfield Borough, Lawrence, Bradford and Pine Townships under the provisions of the Economics Opportunity A c f. Guidance and assistance will be provided by Community Action in Clearfield County Inc., but the municipalities will determine the program or programs they wish to develop. A. Eugene Miller was named temporary chairman by a steering committee which met last week to arrange Thursday night's meeting. Permanent officers will be elected at that time. Friends of Library Annual Meeting Set Thursday at Clearfield The annual meeting of the Friends of the Shaw Public Library will be held Thursday at 7:30 p. m. in the Library at Clearfield. Officers will be elected and reports made on membership drives, last year and current. Mrs. Ande Ross,, president of the Friends, noted that as of Jan. 15, membership receipts for 1966 stood at $732.50. This includes renewals by 513 former members, enrollment of 49 new ones and 11 organization memberships. Out-of-towners have become members, with that total 153 in the Saturday report. Sixteen elementary Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Philipsburg Area Job Level Highest Since WWII PHILIPSBURG - Employ ment last year in the Philips burg - Moshannon Valley area reached its highest level since World War II, the State Employment Service has an nounced. Practically all employing es tablishments showed gains or maintained a steady level of employment during the past year and statistics showed the rate of unemployment in the Clearfield - DuBois - Philipsburg labor market dropped 5 per cent, from a high of 8.5 per cent to 3.3 per cent of the available labor force between Febru ary And October. Manufacturing, mining and construction were the primary leaders in employment followed by retail and service industries. Improved employment condi tions resulted in claims for unemploym e n t compensation reaching an all-time low and be ing 24 per cent less than in 1964 The Philipsburg Office of the Bureau of Employment Secur ity announced 1,443 job placements during the year in its year-end report of activities and accomplishments. According to information from Joseph L. Odrosky, office, man ager, 64 persons completed training under the Manpower Development Training Act of 1962 and 59 were placed in training - related occupations, such as sewing machine repairman, barber, diesel mechanic, electrical appliance service- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Two District Men Injured in Falls From Utility Poles PHILIPSBURG - Richard Lannen, 25, of Philipsburg, is being treated in the Mercy Hospital at Altoona for injuries suffered yesterday when he fell from a utility pole while work ing near Ebensburg. Mr. Lannen, who is employed by the Daye and Zimmerman Construction Co., suffered an injury to his left wrist and a head cut which required six stitches to close. It was reported that he fell 20 feet- from the pole. Meanwhile, a former West Decatur resident, 20-year-old Marshall R. Straw, also employed by the Daye and Zimmerman firm, is being treated in the Philipsburg State General Hospital for injuries suffered in a Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Parked Car Damaged In Hit-Run Mishap PHILIPSBURG - A parked car was damaged to the extent of $200 in a hit-and-run accident at Point Lookout last night at 8:30 o'clock. According to state police, a light green, late-model station wagon was traveling west along Route 322 and slammed into the rear of a 1959 Chevrolet that was parked off the highway on the right side. The operator of the parked vehicle, Richard C. Kanour, 48, of Philipsburg R. D., was sitting Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 programs in a national broadcast Monday night. Reviewing the world situation, Dirksen said that despite $120 billion spent on foreign aid, "our prestige on the world thermometer of good will has* dropped fast and far." He called for continuing war and peace efforts in Viet Nam. In each, he said, there can be "no substitute for victory" - no withdrawal and no negotiation from weakness which "would mean defeat before we ever reached the negotiation table." "Let the peace efforts continue," he said. "Let the military effort continue. Let it be intensified if necessary, as sound military judgment dictates." Ford denounced the "inflationary policies of the President" which he said had increased the cost of government $26 billion in two years. He called for sharp budget pruning of domestic programs he said would eliminate the need for $1 billion in new taxes Johnson has asked. Democratic "reaction speedy. House Speaker John W. Mc Cormack said the Republicans were "a little presumptuous" in billing their effort as a GOP Inside The Progress Classified Ads ....... 12, 13 Sports...............10, 11 Hints From Heloise .... 18 News From Around World * Hospital News .......... 13 Obituaries ..............;. 2 Social News .......... 3, 16 Editorial, Columns ....... 4 Today, in History.........5 Comics .................. 15 More on Viet War .... 5, 14 County Youth Honored ... 7 Ulery Heads YMCA Drive For Members Go to Viet Nam To Bolster Saigon's Defenses Final $10,000 Expected Saturday... was Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 School Committee Airs Many Topics At Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG - Last night's meeting of the nine-member in terim operating committee of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District was given to general discussion with many topics being pin-pointed for further consideration , by individual members. Those topics included taxation, kindergarten, recreation programs, janitors salary schedule, rental of building by lay groups, cafeteria operation and the advantages of having a payroll machine and payroll account. The committee took action on school census enumeration and set the second Monday of the month as the deadline for forming the business agenda for the monthly meeting. Copies of the agenda are to be mailed to each member several days before the regular meeting date. The committee passed a resolution requesting each individual school board to have its census enumeration completed by June 30. Participating in the meeting were President Edgar H. Wilson; Donald W. Bordas, Frank E. McCabe, Robert R. Granville, Dean Sharpless, William B. Hrenko, Harold W. Keller and Paul Barnett, directors; Mrs. Gladys Dunlap, secretary; ~ J. Grundy, supervising principal; and David L. Baird, solicitor. Clearf ield Industrial Fund Over $240,000 The Clearfield Area Industrial Devel opment .Fund Campaign has passed $240,-000 and is nearing the goal of $250,000, it was announced today by L. E. Soult Sr., co-chairman of the drive. "We hope to pass $250,000 by Saturday," he stated, "and we believe this will be our final effort. We have planned to have a Special Clean-Up Committee do a whirlwind job in contacting all those we have missed on our original listing, and those from whom we have not yet hadf-a final report.' R.L."Chib" Ulery, above, has been named chairman of the Clearfield YMCA drive for new members, Robert M. Kurtz Jr, chairman of the YMCA mem bership committee, announced The drive starts Thursday and will run through Monday, Jan 31.  At the same time, Mr. Kurtz also announced the co-chairman ship of John G- Manos, stock broker, and said: "I'm extreme ly happy and proud that we have two of Clearfield's more dy namic businessmen to head, our campaign." ' Mr. Ulery, manager of the Clearfield office of the Bell Tele phone Co., has been extremely active in community affairs. He is a member of the board of di rectors of the Clearfield Area United Fund, Inc., the West Side Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Named Acting GOP Jury Commissioner Judge John A. Cherry has ap pointed Emogean K. Stevens of Clearfield to serve as Republi can jury commissioner during the illness of John Palmer. Mrs. Stevens, an unsuccessful candidate for the post, was sworn in this morning. Curwensville Council Begins Budget Work CURWENSVILLE - Curwens ville Borough Council wrestled with finances at a special meet ing last night as it began work on the 1966 budget. Nothing final had been de cided at the end of a four-hour session, however, and the matter will be taken up again next Monday or perhaps at another special meeting. Mostly cloudy and a little colder with snow flurries tonight, low 8 to 18. Partly cloudy Wednesday with occasional snow flurries and little temperature change. Sunrise 7:33-Sunset 5:13 Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 5.70 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 5.70 feet (stationary). 24. Clearfield Weather Monday low 18; High 4. Overnight low 18. Precipitation .01 inches. Mid  State Airport Monday low 15; High 22. Overnight low 14. Arctic Cold Grips Some Sections of U.S. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Arctic cold sent the temperature below zero in some sections of the country today and frost again invaded the Southland. A deep snow cover added to the bitter cold in some areas. The merdury plummeted to 15 below zero at Green Bay, Wis. Bismarck, N.D. had a low of -10, while Fargo shivered with 6. Nebraska was hit also with North Platte recording a low of -6. Richmond, Va., was chilled by a 7 above zero reading. Wisconsin was blanketed by snow and gripped by subzero temperatures. The snow depths ranged from 10 inches in Milwaukee to 17 inches at Park Falls in northwestern Wisconsin. Monday's high temperatures I Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 S. K. Williams, also a co-chairman, said that this Special Clean-Up Committee will meet at a special luncheon in the New Dimeling Hotel tomorrow at noon for details and instructions. "More than 40 of our active citizens have accepted assignments on this committee," he added. "They will make their contacts in the clean-up on Thursday and Friday, and we want all reports in by Saturday noon. With only a few thousand dollars to go, we should reach $250,000 by that time." Mr. Soult pointed out that it has been difficult to compile a comprehensive list of prospec tive contributors, and there may be a number of people waiting to be called on who have not and will not be contacted. "We hope that any of our community-minded citizens who want to cooperate with us in this campaign and make a contribution, will voluntarily send in their pledges to the Chamber of Commerce offices. Dona tions can be made over three years, and we will need all we can get to hit our $250,000 goal, but we believe we can by the end of the week. We are very proud of the great interest taken by our citizens in this project, and that we have had such remarkable public support in being so close to going over the top. A little extra effort this week, and we will go over Due to the holidays activity in the campaign was permitted to die down, he said. D. A. Dotts, chairman of the Advance Division, stated that a Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Area Residents Give 80 Pints of Blood In Clearfield Visit Clearfield area residents donated 80 pints of blood yesterday as the Red Cross Blood-mobile paid its first visit of 1966 in the community. Donor recruitment .was sponsored by the John Lewis Shade American Legion Post and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 6. Ninety persons appeared, with 14 of them unable to give blood at this time. A total of 40 pints was given in replacement for blood used previously and nine persons were making their first blood donations. Mrs. Raymond Hainsey, Blood Program chairman, expressed the appreciation of the Clearfield Chapter to the donor recruitment committees in both of the sponsoring organizations, as well as to the other volunteer workers who assisted. The Bloodmobile unit was located in the West Side Methodist Church. The next Clearfield stop on the Bloodmobile's schedule will be in March. Army, Marines Benefit From Troop Buildup By FRED S. HOFFMAN WASHINGTON (AP) - The vast bulk of the 113,000 additional fighting men sought by the Johnson administration will be used to strengthen Army and Marine ground forces, it was learned today. American ground forces are shouldering an ever-greater combat load in the Viet Nam war. The Navy and Air Force each will get only a few thousand more men in the new buildup, which will push total U. S. armed strength over the 3-million mark for the first time in a dozen years. Shapp Joins Gubernatorial Race in State By VINCENT P. CAROCCI HARRISBURG (AP) -Philadelphia industrialist Milton J. Shapp today became an avowed candidate for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination with a call for a "free and open pri mary" within the party. "I am respectfully requesting the Democratic leadership to forego its usual procedure of se lecting candidates at a meeting of the State Policy Committee and urging thenr to invite all candidates interested in obtaining the nomination for -governor to enter an open primary," Shapp said in his announcemet declaration. "In any event, I personally in tend to take my case to the people. This is a firm and irrevocable decision." Shapp, 53, who dropped out of the race for the Democratic sen Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Osceola Residents Discuss Prospects Of Anti-Poverty Program OSCEOLA MILLS - Eighteen community residents attended an informal public meeting last night in the fire hall to look into features of the anti-poverty program as it might apply to the municipality. Mayor John A. Redding conducted the meeting at which John Golemboski was elected program chairman and Russell Holden Jr. was elected chairman of a committee to conduct survey to determine what parts of the government pro- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara told newsmen at the White House Monday that