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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 7, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle One girl to another: "Of course I had to tell her she looked 'like a million - I meant every year of it!" The Progress Reader's Tip The Meredith shooting case is topic of 'The World Today' on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 134 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Tuesday, June 7, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 44 PAGES TODAY Meredith March To Be Continued IOC Faces Problem... School Post At Philipsburg Open PHILIPSBURG - Robert M. Olson of Franklin, who last Tuesday was hired as principal of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area Senior High School, has decided not to accept the position. Millard S. Hancock, current senior high principal, plans to begin a two-week vacation on June 15. His retirement, after 43 years in the field of education, becomes effective - July 1. School Boards Have Difficulty Closing Books Inside The Progress Classified Ads........12, 13 Hints From Heloise ____ 16 Comics ................. 15 News From Around World 2 Sports .............. 10, 11 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News ........... 3 Editorial, Columns ....... 4 Social News ........... 16 Today in History ........ 4 Court News1.............. 7 Church News ............ 2 State News Briefs ........ 3 Pictures of Area Folks .. 14 PHILIPSBURG - It could have been a busy time last night for the individual school boards of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School System-tout it wasn't. Six of the seven individual boards usually meet on the first Monday of the month and last night's meeting would have been their last regular session since reorganization of the school district becomes effective July 1. All final business transactions should have been concluded at the last meeting so the books could be audited and turned over to the new district. Under reorganization, representation on the district board of school directors is limited to nine persons. Today is June 7. This is Hie problem which will face the Interim Operating Committee of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District at a special meeting in the senior high school library tonight. Interviews are scheduled for tonight. Originally there were nine candidates for the job. In addition to Mr. Olson, they included: John W. Mackin and John M. Deliman, members of the POAS faculty; Horace Thomas of Clearfield; Charles Lewis of St. Marys; Paul Winslow of Coalport; Charles Burns of Franklin; Dennis Levi of North Charleroi; and Robert Ott of Watsontown. Mitchell Named To Council At Philipsburg PHILIPSBURG - Robert Developments last night went Mitchell was elected to fill the like this u* The Philipsburg Union School Board lacked a quorum and set a special meeting for tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. in the Philipsburg Junior High School. Action to conclude business will be taken at this meeting. f A routine meeting was conducted by the Osceola Mills Borough School Board and bills were authorized for payment. According to Vance H. Burtner, a special meeting will be called to clear up matters before turning the books over to the new district. However, no date has been set for this final meeting. f The Decatur Township Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Clearfield Foundation To Receive $94,000 For Plant Renovation A check for $94,000 from the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority will be presented to the Clearfield Foundation as soon as final details on the loan are completed. A spokesman for the Foundation said it is hoped that the details will be completed sometime this week. The $94,000 represents a second mortgage of 40 per cent on renovations to the former silk mill property on Turnpike Avenue which now houses two new industries - Shortway Products and Berg Electronics. Total cost of the renovation was $235,-000. PIDA announced that it had approved presentation of the check following a meeting with Clearfield Foundation and other community representatives at Harrisburg last Friday. This is the 12th PIDA loan to Clearfield County. They total $809,850 and have helped create an estimated 1,878 jobs in the county. First Ward vacancy on Borough Council at a meeting last night. He succeeds the late Fred Gicseke. Council voted to adopt the new loitering ordinance which provides penalties for juveniles and adults alike for assemblying on the streets, for unseemly, rude or indecent conduct, and for in-terferring with the passage of persons on the streets and walks. It provides for maximum fines of $50 plus costs and imprisonment up to five days. Council also voted to have an ordinance prepared to limit new sidewalks and sidewalk repairs in the downtown section to cement. It was also voted to change the zoning ordinance to permit standard 3 by 4-foot signs being used. A series of seven resolutions were adopted: V Authorizing the borrowing of $30,000 to pay for the new fire truck when it is delivered and accepted. V Authorizing the borrowing of $2,000 to meet June operating expenses, if necessary. Exonerating Tax Collector Council Plans Tree Study At Curwensville CURWENSVILLE - Curwensville Borough Council plans to study a proposal to remove a number of trees on Meadow Street which have been blamed for a long-standing sewer problem. The Curwensville Municipal Authority claims tree roots are getting into storm sewers and causing water to back up in a number of basements in this section. The Authority, at a joint meeting with Council last night, recommended that the trees be removed. Spokesmen say that it is a problem of Council since storm sewers and not sanitary lines are affected. The two groups met in the borough hall to discuss problems and other matters of mutual concern. A claim that a property was not restored to its original condition after extension of a sanitary sewer line in South Side also was discussed by the two groups. At issue is about three loads of red dog which George Riddle, the property owner, claims was covered up and not replaced. At the request of Council, the Municipal Authority will take up the matter at its next meeting, presumably to consider whether the red dog should be replaced. The Authority also reported to Council that it plans to replace about 430 feet of sanitary sewer between Hill and Chestnut streets. MARCHERS AND SPECTATORS - James Meredith (left) the first Negro to graduate from the University of Mississippi, passes white spectators, one holding a Confederate flag, after he began a 225-mile walk from Memphis, Tenn., to Jackson, Miss., to encourage Negro voter registration in Mississippi. On the second day of the march near Hernando, Miss., Meredith was shot by a sniper and is recuperating from superficial shotgun wounds. (AP Wirephoto) Officidl Count Troops Reac^ 0uts^,is �*Hue    Shows No Buddhists in New Gestures Vote Changes Of Defiance Against Ky Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 Clearfield Firemen Will Crown New Queen on Friday A new queen of the Clearfield Fire Department will be crowned at a program to be held this Friday night in the Clearfield Area High School auditorium. Admission to the program, which will gel under way at 8 o'clock, is free. At least nine girls have entered the contest to succeed Miss Diana Kenyon, the 1965 Queen, who will crown this year's winner. The contestants will be judged on general appearance, poise Two Treated for Injuries Monday In Area Mishaps Two persons were treated in the Clearfield Hospital yesterday as the result of traffic accidents in the vicinity of Clearfield and Curwensville. More than $2,000 property damage resulted from four collisions yesterday and this morning. Mrs. Ruth Wertz, 53, of Loys-burg, was treated in the hospital following a two car collision on Route 322 near The Captain's Table at 12:10 p. m. Later in the afternoon, Karen Arnold, 16, of High St., Curwensville, was treated for knee and possible jaw injuries after be- Official compilation of votes cast in the May 17 primary in Clearfield County were released today and showed no changes in the outcome of any races determined by the unofficial count. A three-member return board, meanwhile, continues work on precinct chairmen levels but should complete the task within the next few days. Following are the final totals including the absentee tally. Governor R-Slassen, 1.291; S h a f e r, 7,268; Brett, 1,138. D- Murray, 709; Shapp, 5,379; Casey, 2,335. Lieutenant Governor R-Gunther, 4,251; Alessan-droni, 5,170. D-Kelley, 3,986; Staisey, 3,-712. Secretary of Interna) Affairs R-Tabor, 7,548; Keel, 1,411. D-Blatt, 7,195. Superior Court Judge R-Watkins, 7,484; Spaulding, 5,522. D-Palmer, 4.619; Stout, 3,350; Spaulding, 1,853; Watkins, 2,-969. Former Countian To Be Speaker At Curwensville By EDWIN Q. WHITE SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Buddhist militants made new gestures of defiance against the government today after Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's military regime excluded its chief Buddhist critics from the enlarged junta. Three battalions of government 4roop s arrived outside the northern Buddhist citadel of Hue, but their officers said they-NWerre" erTT6OTe" to an operation against the Com- _=---- munists and would make no attempt to seize the city. A report from Hue said the militant Buddhist leader Thich Tri Quang had instructed his followers to allow the troops to move through the city Wednesday morning by temporarily removing Buddhist household altars they had placed in the streets as a new form of anti-gnvcrnmcnt protest. The 1.200 marines and paratroops pitched their tents six miles south of Hue tonight after moving out of Da Nang earlier in the day. Tri Quang's underground radio said Monday that Ky planned to send his soldiers into the city as he had done last month to seize Da Nang from Buddhist rebels. In the war against the Communists, an attack by a company of North Vietnamese regu- I Shall Return, He Says Negro Wounded In Ambush; Authorities Charge White Man By BOB GILBERT HERNANDO. Miss. (AP) - Mississippi authorities today formally charged Aubrey James Norvell. a white man from Memphis, with assault and battery with intent to kill and murder James Meredith." Ross Franks. De Soto County prosecutor, told newsmen waiting outside the jail here that Norvell. 41, an unemployed hardware contractor, would be taken before a justice of tha peace for arraignment. And 25 miles to the north, Meredith issued a statement from his Memphis hospital bed. promising, "I shall return and we shall arrive (in Jackson). Meredith, 33, the Negro who cracked racial barriers at University of Mississippi in 1962 in a night that brought rioting on campus and death to two men, was wounded in the back Monday by a man who had hidden in a gully with a shotgun. In his written statement today, Meredith said the significance of his "march against fear t h r o u g h Mississippi" was proved by the reception of Negro residents in Hernando, near-where he fell bleeding on the roadway. "The day for the Negro man being a coward is over," he said. The arraignment before Peace Justice Whitley Perry-man was delayed through the morning. Little was known about the man accused of firing three times at Meredith from a ditch 30 yards away. Neighbors in Memphis knew little of his background other than to say "he is a quiet, Christian man." Before the hearing, Sheriff Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 GOP Willing To Discuss State Budget By PAUL ZPINAK HARRISBURG (AP) -- Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert D. Fleming wants House Majority Leader Joshua Eilberg to name the date and place and he said Senate Republican leaders will appear to discuss the budgets dispute. This was Fleming's reply Monday to an earlier statement by Eilberg in which the Philadelphia Democrat said his party leaders were willing to meet with Republicans. Eilberg had charged that Fleming was not attempting to put the budget dispute on the conference table. "Certainly, we in the Senate are willing to sil clown and di.s- Republican Pick For Slate Faces Battle in Court HARRISBURG (AP) - Raymond J. Broderick, who apparently has the solid endorsement of the Republican Party as its candidate for lieutenant governor, is facing a court battle over the nomination with a man who made an unsuccessful bid for it in the primary elections. On Monday, Craig Truax, Republican state chairman, said Broderick would be proposed as the candidate for lieutenant gosernor at the party reorganization meeting June 17-18. Truax said Broderick was the personal recommendation of Lt. Gov. Raymond P. Shafer, the GOP gubernatorial nominee. l!ul the same day, Blair F. Gunther, who lost the lieutenant governor's nomination to the late Ally. Gen. Walter E. Irvona Council Bans Accumulation of Junk, Plans Street Work IRVONA - Borough Council has adopted an ordinance controlling the littering of public and private properties. The new regulation-adopted at last night's Council session -prohibits the accumulation of garbage and rubbish and the storage of abandoned or junked motor vehicles-or the burning of such vehicles-on public or private property. It was also reported that the resurfacing of Julia and Berwin streets will begin in the near future. The contract for the work was awarded May 18 to Clearfield Intersection Light Discontinued The use of the traffic signal light at the corner of West Front and Nichols streets at Clearfield will be discontinued within the next day or so in order to keep traffic moving during the reconstruction of Route 153. it was announced today. A stop sign will be installed on West Front Street to control traffic at the intersection but there will be through traffic on Nichols Street. Chester Hill Council Told of Progress On Street Projects CHESTER HILL - Reports were given by the mayor, treasurer and several committees at last night's meeting of Borough Council. Work is progressing on projects for Gertrude and Edward streets to control the water problem there. Engineering advice is to be sought regarding the size and type of pipes to be installed. It was learned that the State Highway Department has to be consulted further before work on the Hill Street project can be completed. Announcement was made that the tax duplicate is ready to be turned over to the tax collector and that tax notices would be mailed out within 30 days. Council signed a resolution of agreement that the school district collect the entire one per cent wage tax. Council also received notification that the Social Security program for the chief of police and other borough employes had been approved at Harrisburg. A committee on nuisances on private property was appointed and a report was made of prosecutions being made for loose dogs in the borough. Members of the committee are Max But-terworth, Aden Musser and Lee Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 District Students Can Place Free Pa. Court Says No Retrial In Ads in Progress Grampian Case Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 26 Pints of Blood Donated at Karthaus KARTHAUS - This community played host to the Red Cross Bloodmobile yesterday, with its citizens donating 26 pints of blood during the appearance. Four other potential donors appeared but were not able to give blood for physical reasons. Donor recruitment was sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Karthaus Fire Department and the Quehanna Lions Club. Mrs. Theresa Potter, Red Cross volunteer of the area for the Clearfield Chapter, along For the 12th consecutive year The Progress will offer free Student Want Ad service. Reginald L. Turner, Classified Advertising manager, announced that this year the student want ads will appear twice during the week of June 20. The Progress encourages all students who have an item for sale or trade, or something they want to buy, or would like a summer job. to take advantage of this special service and advertise free of charge for two days, Mr. Turner said. Boys and girls using The Prog, ress student want ads previously will want to use them again, he said, and students who have never placed an ad before are asked to try one this year. "Manv students have taken The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reversed the order for a new !rial in a Grampian accident case and ordered that the judgment be entered against the defendants, Grampian Borough and Mr. and Mrs. Gust Chelgren. The victim in the accident was James Kitchen of Grampian who was injured when he fell on a sidewalk at Grampian at a point in front of a privately owned property. Mr. Kitchen filed a suit in trespass against the borough. The borough in turn brought in Ward McDonald and Gust Chelgren, owners of the private property, as additional defendants. It developed at the trial of the suit in 1964 that the Mc- CURWENSVILLE - Mendor T. Brunetli, above, will be guest speaker Saturday at the Curwensville Alumni Association's annual banquet to be held here in the high school gymnasium. Professor Brunetli, a 1912 graduate of Curwensville High School, is professor of romance languages at New York University. He holds graduate degrees from the University of West Virginia and did graduate work at West Virginia. Princeton, Columbia, the University of Chicago. Montpellier and the Sor-bonne (France). He also attended the University of Rome and Florence. In his busy career as a teacher, besides his administrative duties, Professor Brunelti has taught French, Spanish, Italian and English at the Berlitz School (France), West Virginia, Princeton. Columbia and NYU. At NYU he founded in the Tap-In Fees Due July 7 at Wallaceton WALLACETON - The'Wallaceton Municipal Authority today announced that all balances due on tap-in fees must be paid to the Authority by July 7. The Authority in a special meeting last night with James Hixon, county supervisor of the Farmers Home Administration, learned that the federal monies for establishment of a community water service system are to be sent on June 20. The Authority expects to close the loan on July 15. Wallaceton Gets Water System Land From H-W WALLACETON - Borough Council last night learned that Harbison - Walker Refractories Co. has given land and a reservoir to the Wallaceton Municipal Authority. The grant includes the reservoir and accompanying land, a site for erection of a water storage tank and eight acres of land with the brick plant. The company, however, reserved all mineral rights to the land and stipulated that the plant could not be used for the manufacture of brick for a period of 15 years. Council was told that this would enable the Municipal Authority to continue with preparations for establishing a community water service system. The Farmers Home Administration loan for this project is scheduled to be closed the lat- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Honor Guard To Meet Isaac Robinson, commander of the firing squad and color guard of the American Legion at Clearfield has urged all members of the unit to assemble at the Legion home Wednesday at 10 a.m. to participate in funeral services for Joseph Spingola. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Clear and cooler tonight, low 53 to 60. Fair Wednesday with little change in temperature. Domico Family Says Lines Quote Wrong Members of the I.vie F. Domico Sr. family have called attention to what they claim was a misquote in yesterday's story on the sentencing of Richard F. Lines. They said Lines said, "I think the Domico family knows I didn't kill their father," rather than "The Domico family knows I didn't kill their father.*' The statement appeared in a direct quotation indicating it was Lines' personal conclusion, Sunrise 5:40-Sunset 8:43 Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 3.90 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 3.90 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather Monday low 61; High 89. Overnight low 62. Mid - State Airport Monday low 55; High 78. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 Overnight low 54, Hurricane Alma Heads Toward Western Cuba MIAMI. Fla. iAP) - Hurricane Alma, which struck a deadly blow at a Honduran town, headed slowly toward western Cuba today with 90 mile an hour winds and torrential rains. The Honduran Weather Service reported 73 persons died in a sea of mud in the I nun of San Rafael, in western Honduras At 6 am. EDT. the hurricane was centered about 275 miles south southwest of Havana, Cuba, and about 500 miles south southwest of Miami. The storm was moving northward at five miles an hour the e\pected rate for the next 24 hours, according to the Miami Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 ;