Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 8, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today7* Chuckle The only time a fisherman (ells the truth is when he calls another fisherman a liar. Reader's Tip Three area churches plan special services. Turn to pages 3 and 14. Vol. 60 - No. 160 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Friday, July 8, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY FINISHED PROJECT - These are the 1,056-foot long Keystone Shortway Fulton bridges at Wolf Run near Clearfield which cross 100 feet obove the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. Progress Photographer Jack Zipf shot this picture of the eastbound bridge from its sister structure. Bridges lead, in the background, to the Wolf Run Interchange. Con- struction began early in 1964 and the project marked the starl of Shortway work in Clearfield County. Bar Association In Clearfield County ... Honors Memory Sh or tway Emerging OfSilberblatf As Finished Project Strike Cripples Operations of 5 The memory of Morris L. Sil-berblatt was honored yesterday by the Clearfield County Bar Association at a special memorial service conducted in open court. Mr. Siiberblatt, who died June 10, was a partner in the Clearfield law firm of Bell, Siiberblatt & Swoope. At the service, held in the presence of his widow, son Paul, who was associated with his father in the practice of law, and grandchildren, Mr. Siiberblatt was praised as a man of extreme integrity, honesty and devotion. Former Judge John J. Pentz, chairman of the Bar's resolutions committee, read a pre- Both Sides Mum On Viet Proposal By LAWRENCE MALKIN LONDON (AP) - The U. S. and Communist governments were silent today on Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's proposal for an immediate Geneva conference and the end of American bombing of -� Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Tools Stolen From Philipsburg lob Site PHILIPSBURG - State police from the Philipsburg sub-station are investigating the theft of tools and equipment valued* at about $1,200 from Glasgow, Inc., which is working on a section is no alternative to a peaceful of the Keystone Shortway near settlement, she said in a broad- Lanse. The tools were taken sometime between July 2 and 5, and include a complete welding outfit with gauges, hose, cable and clamps, ratchet wrenches, socket wrenches, open end wrenches, impact wrenches, ball peen hammers, tri bars, paper bunches, hydraulic jack, Black and Decker electric drill and grinder, plus other assorted tools and equipment, Anyone having information is asked to contact the state police at Philipsburg. Long ribbons of concrete are turning the Keystone Shortway in Clearfield County into the realization of a not-too-old dream. With the virtual completion of the Fulton high-level bridges across the West Branch near Clearfield and the soon-to-be completed sections east and west of the bridges Interstate Route 80 can be viewed now as an upcoming, new highway system for this area. Paving of the four-lane highway has been completed on the two sections immediately east of the bridges. To the west paving is under way on one section and will be started on two others next month. The Shortway is still providing a shot in the arm for this area's economy. Contractors reported this week that some 625 men are working on eight Route 80 projects plus a relocation of Route 153 at Clearfield. The Route 153 project involves a relocation from the Nichols Street bridge up West Front Street and a portion of Race Street to Mill Road where the new highway will follow Moose Creek to the foot of the Rockton Mountain. Putman and Greene Inc. of Philipsburg plans to start paving-relocated 153 next week and expects to complete the job in late August. Some 40 men are employed. The project is 37 per cent complete. Here's the current status of Shortway projects in Clearfield County: Section 24 The Green-Winston Co. is almost ready to begin fine grading, on this section extending 4.6 miles from Route 219 lo Route 255 near DuBois. Paving will probably be started within two months. Pillars and beams for three pairs of bridges have been completed and are ready for decking. Some 125 men are working on this project, which is 59 per cent complete. Section 27 Hempt Brothers Inc. plans lo begin paving this 2.8-mile sec- North Viet Nam. Mrs. Gandhi proposed Thursday that convening of the conference be followed by a truce and that a settlement include the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Viet Nam and guarantees of neutral independence for Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia. There "can be no military solution in Viet Nam" and there cast before leaving for talks with leaders of the United Arab Republic, Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union. She arrived in Cairo today to meet with President Gamal Abdel Nasser. Most foreign governments, including those of the United States and North Viet Nam, were informed of Mrs. Gandhi's proposal in advance. She also sent a personal letter to President Ho Chi Minh of North Viet Nam. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Gas From Coal Seen By Researchers WASHINGTON (AP) - The time is coming when some of the gas flowing through this country's pipelines will be produced from coal, a research group predicts. This look into the future comes from Bituminous Coal Research Inc., an affiliate of the National Coal Association, in a report just published by the Association. "Natural Gas is a diminishing resource," the report says. "To meet the demand for gas, research now aims at extracting useful gases-at economical cost -from the nation's huge coal reserves." The research organi z a I i o n, working from laboratories at Monroeville, Pa., is carrying on a program for gasification of coal under a contract with the federal office of coal research, By VERN HAUGLAND WASHINGTON (AP)-A machinists union strike crippled operations of five major airlines today. More than 35,000 members of AFL-CIO International Association of Machinists began walking off their jobs at 6 a.m. local time. A half hour later a spokesman announced the five airlines-Eastern, Northwest, National, Trans World and United - had canceled all originating flights. In some eases, the spokesman said, through flights were continuing to their final destinations. Picket lines formed at New York, Washington and other airports in the populous Eastern section of the nation at 6 a.m. EDT. The strike then spread westward from one time zone to the next. The five airlines normally carry more than 250,000 passengers daily, according to an airlines survey, on flights blanketing the United states and spanning the globe. Last-ditch negotiations failed to resolve the labor dispute that began last year. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 Clearfield To Seek U. S. Funds... Council Airs Airport Issue Clearfield Borough Council had another go-around on a municipal airport last night and came up with the decision to petition for federal funds to help finance the possible building of a new airport. Council President William F. Anderson explained at the semi-monthly Council meeting that in submitting the application Council was merely asking to be considered for the 1967 airport aid program. It was not necessary, he said, to select a possible ___,------- site. . _ The location of a new munici- lyl fl GT & t* r I d fl I" OK reachedTo build a new one -I Fl U V Some of the cnuncilmen are fffv/flwi Lm CI ClV.L/1 l\Ji I not convinced a new airport is m* needed at present. Others be- � Jf f I m � lieve a more complete survey I /ni/flff An in ^ "T f*\i should he made before a site \J I I V Cll CU III W lUlU is selected. Still others definitely favor the James T. Crissman PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The state Board of Education Construction Company's private has unveiled a master plan for higher education that recom- airport at Wolf Run. mends a network of 26 to 30 community colleges through- At (j,c council meeting it out the commonwealth. was decided to contact Mr. Dr. Otis C. McCreery, chairman of the stale board, Crissman and ask him for writ-outlined the, plan at a two-hour, closed-door luncheon of ten information on the price he -4- board members here Thurs- would ask for the site as it j now stands and also after re- InSide The PrOgreSS The General Assembly asked quired improvements were ,. ,. . .,, ., the group in 1963 to formulate m,- . , ., , Classified Ads 12, 13 ,.omp,Phensive oul,ine /or lhe President Anderson Mid he Hint, from Helo.se ..... 9 s,ale-s future in higher educa- has learned that Mr. Crissman Comics . does not wish to put anything &From AroU."^Wl�!dM �,her recommendations in. in_^mtin^_at^he present time Obituaries 2 clud*: ,. , .L Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Hospital News ....... 2, 8 co]jpCK�e""nUall0n �f thC Sl - LdtarNews0lUrnnS ... \ 16 -Establishment of three state- ClmC Klllc Church News........3, 14 rela,ed institutions including al- \,Q| J\\Uj. More on Soft Coal ...... 5 rcad-v stale-related Temple Uni- r School News ............ 9 verstty and Penn Stale Umvcrst- W% } ki _ ty, and the University of Pitts- KAIf > At # I burgh, to become state related. l/vli Jj f\t RfinflCf CflMfTfl -Establishment of a council VWf/fllJl VIIVIVII of community college officials. /* I I 1% IN At Clearfield board of trustees to regulate the wW%*i|#Wi I \w � 14 state colleges, making the ,~�, r,-.r,-r. a ,l. Gets New Pastor KSMrraembers �'a" *~ � " -Gradual phasing out, over killed yesterday afternoon in a an eight-vear period, appropria- freak accident .at his home lions to private institutions un- near. the Cambria County line less they can meet certain grad- ,lhomJas,Ro,!"t Bart�' *on of uate qualifications. Mr- a,nd Mrs. Thomas E Barlo, Dr. McCreery savs the slate Nvas fa^Hy injured when he Board of Education expects to crawled underneath a jacked-adopt the plan on July 14. De- up ^omobile and the car fell tails of the study will be made �" him- rt , , available after its presentation ,. Dep"ty c?�U"ly Cown" ,Wi]: to Gov. Scranton July 28 accord- ,'amu W; grange reported that in to Dr McCreerv boy's father and some other The General Assembly must nie" were working on the car ,- and left to get a tire from Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 another car parked nearby. Mr. - Strange said the boy's dog went U| II . mm under the car and the boy WW OllOCBtOlt IflQtt crawled underneath after the dog. The jack slipped and the fnilirAfl* HAletttm car fel' on tne boy's head. Iff/UfClff frildflup Young Barto was taken by a� f his uncle, Fred Barlo of Patton The Rev. Robert E. Haines, UQtflQQQ 5/7,3/5 R' D - t0 the office o� Dr Law-above, will assume the pastor- 9 ' rence Ervin at Coalport, but the age of the First Baptist Church Three persons were injured, b�.v died within a minute of ar-at Clearfield Sunday. He sue- two only slightly, in three traffic rivai al tne doctor's office, ceeds the Rev. William E. Ulp. accidents in the area yesterday. Mr- Strange said the cause of The congregation will hold a Damage totaled $27,375. deatn was an intra-cranial hem-reception for the Rev. and Mrs. a Wallaceton truck driver is �rrna8e- Haines Wednesday night, fol- in satisfactory condition in F u " e (rua 1 u arranfcm* !Lts' lowing the regular prayer Clearfield Hospital todav with trough the Hunfer-Lloyd Fu- meeting service in the church, injuries suffered at 4 a m yes- neral Home al ,rvona. naye not He was graduated from the Lerday when his truck' ran" off been completed. Philadelphia Bible Institute, re- R0ute i53) two miles north of - ceived a bachelor of arts de- Clearfield on the Rockton moun- Work SfiSSIOIf Sfit gree from King's College and tain. State police from Clearfield *,SM " wl his bachelor of divinity degree said Albert Good, 33, of Wal- Cav CotJIlfV Foir from the Eastern Baptist Theo- iaceton was traveling south on ' " logical Seminary in 1963. Route 153 when his tractor The first all-day work session He is now enrolled in the \.TUCk, without the trailer, went ,n Set the Clearfield Driving graduate study program at the down'over an embankment. The Park ready for the opening of seminary where he is a can- driver was taken to the hospital lne 196(5 Clearfield County Fair didate for a master of theology Dy ambulance. Damage to the 1, has been called for degree. truck was csljmated at $26,000. Sunday. His wife has a bachelor of a Clearfield woman was slight- Firemen are asked to report science degree from King s Col-__ to the park at 9 a. m. Luncheon lege. Please Turn to Page 6, Col 1 will be served. If -w 4- Differences Apparently Settled... State Democrats Look TO United Campaign Morris Supervisors Plan Lighting Move Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 HARRISBURG (AP) - Milton Shapp, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, and the state Democratic organization looked toward a united campaign effort today after apparently settling their differences at a strategy meeting. Shapp, who had been feuding with the powerful organization ever since the primary, said after the meeting Thursday, "The Democratic Party has a common purpose. We've arrived at an agree- - ment in principle and spirit." Thomas Z. Minehart, Democratic slate chairman, described the meeting as one of complete harmony. "Mr. Shapp demonstrated in the primary election the tremendous grass roots support he had for his candidacy," he said. "He's going to be a formidable and successful candidate." Even the bitter primary battle between Shapp and Sen. Robert P. Casey, the organization's candidate, seemed for-gotlen. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 ALLPORT - The Morris Township Supervisors, in a special meeting here last night, agreed to draw up a new contract for street lighting with the Pennsylvania Electric Co. The previous contract with Penelec expired July 6. The Supervisors were informed that cost for street lighting will be increased $110 per year, but that new and brighter lights will be installed by Penelec. Routine business was transacted at the regular meeting of the Supervisors held Tuesday night. Sunday School Convention Set At Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - Curwensville plays host tomorrow to the 92nd annual convention of the Clearfield County Sabbath School Association which this year will emphasize the theme, "The Pre-eminent Christ." The Rev. Robert H. Mcloy, United Presbyterian missionary on furlough from the Sudan in Africa where he has served since 1945, will deliver the keynote address at 3 p. m. The evening message will be presented by the Rev. Jack D. Richardson, associate to the general secretary of the slate association. Dr. B. McCIain Cochran. Dr. Cochran also will lie present to report on Sunday School work and the state convention as well as install officers of the county association. The program, which opens at 2 p.m., will be held in the Curwensville Methodist Church on State Street. The afternoon portion will include a song service directed by Keith Bloom of Indiana, and devotions by the Rev. Myron Weiand, pastor of the Curwensville Calvary Baptist Tabernacle. Flection of officers will pre- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 At First Meeting ,.. Curwensville Board OK s IOC Actions CURWENSVILLE - The new Curwensville Area School Board met for the first time last night in the role as sole governing body of the school district, a power inherited July 1 under statewide reorganization. In its first official action the nine-member board unanimously ratified all actions of the Interim Operating Committee and set expiration - $50 Contribution At Philipsburg Boosts ESTAK A Philipsburg woman met t'apl. Robert M. Sheriff of Chester Hill the other day after hearing of his plans to help educate some 800 children when he returns to Viet Nam. She was impressed by the idea of a soldier taking responsibility in a civilian matter ... so impressed, in fact, that she turned in $50 to Operation ESTAK. the Progress-WCPA campaign to raise funds for pencils, tablets and crayons for Capt. Sheriff's "students." Her generous contribution, to- dates for officers New coaching assignments and a salary scale for coaches were approved as recommended by the athletic committee. The salary scale establishes a minimum and maximum range for each coaching position and varies accordingly by sport. Gary Orwig was named head baseball coach, succeeding Dennis Duttry who is resigning for a position in New Jersey. Mr. Duttry also was an assistant football coach and junior high basketball coach. Eric Austin, meanwhile, was named to coach junior high baskelball. Paul Lynch who had been junior high football coach, and Benny Irwin, head basketball coach, were added to the regular football coaching staff. The selection of a junior high football coach, the board decid- ed, would be left to the discretion of head coach James Hess. In other matters lhe board approved a first quarter budget for the proposed Area Technical School to be built near Clearfield, authorized payment of bills totaling $2,125.39 and acknowledged a letter from Gret-chen Leib, a faculty member, expressing her appreciation for a board commendation relative to her winning a Freedom Foundation award. "I feel that I shall have to work very hard lo try to merit all the fine things that were said about me." Miss Leib said. The board also gave tentative approval to the hiring of Miss Leona Smith as an elementary teacher subject to a negotiated salary agreeable to both her Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Grampian Council Awards Bid for Street Surfacing GRAMPIAN _ The surfacing of portions of Grove, Park and Third streets was approved and the bid for the project awarded to the Midland Amiesite Co. of Bigler at last night's meeting of Borough Council. Following a request by (he State Highway Department, changes will he made in the borough's traffic lights, eliminating some of the green arrows. Councilmcn announced plans for a community project which will include the widening of streets and alleys to a width of at least 14 feet and the cleaning up of all streams in the borough. The streams will be cleaned, the channels deepened and bulk material hauled away. Material taken from the beds of the streams will be placed along the banks. Notice was given thai all unlicensed or junked cars must be removed from borough streets and properties. Receipts for the month of: June were $581.45 and bills approved for payment amounted to $432.02. All councilmen were present at the meeting as was Mayor Roscoe Sollcy.