Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - July 23, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today'* Chuckle Going to the beach is like going to the attic - you are always surprised at what you find in trunks. The Progress Reader's Tip Charlie Brown wins. Read "It Seems To Me" on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 173 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Saturday, July 23, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY Red China Sees Only Viet Victory In Seething Slum Area... 10th Victim at Cleveland ... Gunfire Hits Two ^YiMVmJSI On N. Y. Street By GIL SCOTT NEW YORK (AP) - Gunfire from a moving auto carrying four Negroes wounded two white men at 2 a. m. today in the racially seething East New York slum area of Brooklyn, police reported. The shots were fired as the two men stood at a street corner in a section where 1,700 police were reported on the - streets or held in reserve. Sen. Hits Wounded o/ence Hints at Possible War Intervention Frank Tuledo, 24, was shot in the abdomen and was reported in critical condition in a hospital. Gregorio Cruz, 35, was shot in the right buttock and was reported in fair condition at the same hospital. Scattered disorders broke out through the early morning. Several policemen were injured and 15 persons were arrested on various charges. The gunfire erupted three hours after police broke up a crowd of 45 Negro youths charging toward a predominantly Italian - American section of East New York and chanting "Get the whites." Police in five radio cars Ttussell B. Long said today he is closed in on the gang of youths planning a public inquiry into _ aged 17 to 25 _ and criased drug prices and federal health them Dack toward the Negro programs. section of East New York and When ij. comes, the Louisiana adjoining Brownsville. Democrat said, "people are Police said knives and clubs going to be finding out that were taken from some of the they're paying 400 times too youths. Eight of them were ar-much for some of their drugs." rested. Long's forum will be the Sen- Early today, roving bands of ate Finance Comimittee; his top- youths hurled garbage from ic, prescription practices un- roofs, threw sidewalk litter bas-der medicare and federally aid- kets into the streets and turned ed health programs. in false fire alarms. Long, assistant Democratic At one street intersection, leader, has introduced a bill about 30 Negro youths milled that would require the prescrib- about shouting curses, police Long Price Of Drugs Plans Inquiry On Costs, Federal Health Programs By WALTER R. WEARS 'WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. By RENE-GEORGES INAGAKI TOKYO (AP) - Red China's leaders spelled out in harsh words at a mammoth Peking rally Friday the only end they see 1o the war in Viet Nam - lotal Communist victory, possibly with Chinese intervention. Speaking to a throng estimated by Japanese correspondents on the scene at nearly one million, President Liu Shao-chi declared: --- By RICHARD H. SMITH CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) - A shot fired from a moving car wounded a Negro motorist critically early today in guerrilla rioting that has wracked Cleveland's East Side Negro area for five nights. Until the shooting about 3 a.m Guardsmen had kept relative aggressors are totally and com-calm in areas hit by fire bomb- plelely driven out of Viet Nam " ' 88 * vandalism and final victory is won -- this Some observers said the is the powerful answer of the statement appeared to go a step Vietnamese people to the U.S. further than previous declara- imperialist act of escalating its tions of support by China. In the war of aggression to a new and past, it had been stressed that still graver stage." China would act if asked to do Asserting that "aggression so by Hanoi, minutes, but police clamped a against Viet Nam is aggression Uu and the other speakers, tight hd on information. against China," Liu said "the according to Radio Peking The man shot was identified Chinese people have made up broadcasts heard here, made as Benoris Toney, 29, a father of their minds and have made ev- ciear tnat even a halt in U.S. five. His wife said he was on the ery preparation to take such bombing of North Viet Nam* actions at any time and in any - place as the Chinese and Viet- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 ing, shooting and since Monday night. Shots were fired from the passenger-side window of a car carrying two white youths, police said. Six white youths were rounded up in pairs, within READY TO ROLL - National Guardsmen and Cleveland policeman (white hat) team up in a jeep patrol of the riot-wrecked Hough area on Cleveland's east side. Dispatched from assembly points like the one shown here, the jeeps rolled to trouble spots quickly. (AP Wirephoto) way to pick up a friend at work on the West Side. He was the 10th victim of gunfire wounds in rioting that has taken three lives and caused heavy damage from fires and looting. Toney was shot in a parking lot of a lumber company two miles outside the Hough (pronounced 'huff') area where most of the rioting has occurred and which police and 1,750 National Guardsmen have sealed off. The victim's car was still moving after the shots were Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 Clearfield Cheese Only 25 Miles from Saigon... Will Help Ship EST AK Cartons U. S. Infantrymen Pound Viet Cong ing and dispensing of medicare drugs under their chemical, generic names, not under private brand names. Long said that would reduce sharply the cost of medicine prescribed under the new program of medical care for the aged. While the hearings will deal with federal health programs, Long said in an interview, they also will focus a public spotlight on the whole field of drug Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 The Clearfield Cheese Co. of Curwensville is lending a big hand to Operation ESTAK Next week the firm transport 19 cartons of pencils, By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Kelicopter-borne U.S. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 Chilean Boy Te Jain Countrymen At Scout Camo Activity Picks Up With Fair A Week Away By this time next week Clearfield Countians will be all set port the gifts to the company's to enjoy their biggest event of plant at Wellsville, Utah, for the summer season, the 1966 mailing. A spokesman for the , ... , Clearfield County Fair. firm said that it may even be ftard u^tmg. The fair will open unofficially possible to get the cartons all 0ver N�rth vipt Nam, U.S next Sunday night, July 31, the way to the West Coast for Air Force Thunderchiefs tan oil depots, railroads, barges and two-man crew were killed, bridges. Another light observation The U.S. command announced plane and a U.S. Army helicop- infantrymen pounded^ an en- that Australian troops had ter collided during Operation trenched Viet Cong force only 25 kicked off on a new clearing Hastings near the demilitarized miles from Saigon today and operation 38 miles southeast of zone. Three crew members of the helicopters were injured. what a spokesman called "fast contingent of Thailand service- The fate of the two fliers in the and furious action." men has arrived in the country, observation plane was not To the north, U.S.' Marines The U.S. command also re- known. Rescued in Jungle ... Pilot Escapes Red Prison Camp By GEORGE McARTHUR SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - A U. S. Navy pilot, shot down over Communist territory more than six months ago, escaped from a prison camp and was rescued from the) jungle after a "one-in-a-million" sighting by another American flier, it was learned to- -� U. S. Pondering Disposition Of Vie! Prisoners tablets and boxes of crayons nT",'"^-; bunkers" "in-Saigon "and "that'Vhe firsYsmall across couritry en route to South Viet Nam. The cartons, weighing about 800 pounds, will be^ taken by fjghting in mountam jungles ported that a Navy A4 Skyhawk In the fighting 25 miles north truck - free of charge irom soutn 0� tne demilitarized fighter-bomber from the carrier of Saigon, several battalions of zone between North and South Oriskany was shot down over the U.S. 1st Infantry Division Viet Nam reported killing 55 North Viet Nam today, the 306th struck this afternoon against a more North Vietnamese regu- plane lost in the air war over dug-in Viet Cong force in the lars to raise the number of ene- the north. The pilot bailed out at Ong Dong jungles, my dead to 576 in eight days of sea and was rescued about 35 The infantrymen, lifted into miles north of Vinh. (he area by helicopters, overran U.S, spokesmen disclosed the enemy bunkers almost at once, loss in South Viet Nam of an L19 a spokesman said American the firm's headquarters at Curwensville to Clinton, Mo. From there another truck will trans- day. The airman was reported suffering severe malnutrition and shock after his 23-day flight across some of the most difficult terrain in Asia. The escape was disclosed by the U.S. military command, but spokesmen would give no details - in an effort, they said, to protect other prisoners who might be involved WASHINGTON (AP) - Sec The . rescued plot was not f fa N Paul H identified for security reasons, Nitz/ the Unit/d states is but his next of km have been dering ' �" tne Jn the searcn allowed and all entries must be Arkansas Democrat declared: The company further resolved postmarked no later than July___________ _ 31, Don't delay, Enter now. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Airline Strike Cant Get Off Talks Ground Please Turn to Page 10, Col.. 3 Five Men Drafted By NEIL GILBRIDE WASHINGTON (AP) - gress for the government Local Board No. 48 of the Selective Service at Clearfield has announced that five area men were inducted into the to the nearest thing to optimism to United States Armv July 7, and Air- take over the five strikebound emerge from the sluggish talks sent to Fort Benning. Ga, for line strike talks remained earth- airlines did nothing to soften the Friday. further assignment and train- bound today. As the 16-day deadlock. Negotiations resume Sen Wavil? Morse DOre ing- walkout piled up multimillion. at midmorning. introduced legislation to declare They are: Terry Lee Clark, dollar losses in wages and prof- "I can't characterize the day a nalional emergency under Ronald Jay Muth, Samuel Jack its, negotiators could agree only as a really productive one, but wmch federal court* could order Powell, Robert Alan Sass, and .. ,,. nA. . ,,,e._^ - str.kers ba<;k to wQrk ^ D Ly Schnarrs. that "It's a sad day. Federal efforts to win a settle ment and a proposal in Con it was not a wasted one either, said Asst. Secretary of Labor James J. Reynolds. This was Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 The Board did not list the addresses of the inductees.