Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 11, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chuckle Businessman's lament: I've worked out a capital gains deal with Washington. Every time I work, the capital gains." The Progress Reader's Tip Game bounties are discussed in Kavelak's Korner on Page 6. Vol. 60 - No. 138 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Saturday, June 11, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 28 PAGES TODAY Mahaffey Miner Killed Wesley Mauk, 51, Father of 10, Dies In Indiana Co. Mine MAHAFFEY - Wesley Mauk, 51. of Mahaffey, a father of 10 children, was killed yesterday when he became caught in an auger while at work at a coal mine in Indiana County. Mr. Mauk reportedly was one of three men operating a continuous miner when the accident occurred about 11 a. m. at the Trojan Mine near Gypsy in Montgomery Township. Federal and state mine inspectors were continuing an investigation into the mishap today. Mr. MauK was born in Jefferson County Feb. 8, 1915, a son of Martin and Viola (Bailey Mauk. He lived in the Mahaffey area since his early childhood. He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Young, and 10 children: Mrs. Richard (Mary Jane) Young, Buena Park, Calif.; Lynn D., Glen-dora, N. J.; James, Elizabeth, N. J.; Mrs. Paul (Sally) Jacob, Whittier, Calif.; �.nd Larry, Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 Former Army Football Star May Get Medal By AL CHANG AP Photographer TUO MORONG, South Viet Nam (AP) - Capt. Bill Carpenter said today he called in air and artillery strikes on Communist troops overrunning his position because "this was the most effective way I could see to kill them." "The Air Force made the initial run with napalm and cannon fire," he said. "We lost some of our people then." The decision saved the ground for his company on Thursday and may win him the Medal of Honor. His company is Company C of the 502nd Battalion of the "Screaming Eagles" 101st Airborne Division. Carpenter, 28, who won fame as the "Lonesome End" of the 1959 West Point football team, marched the remains of his company out of the battle area today. With him was Capt. Ron Brown, Chattanooga, Tenn., who led his company to Carpenter's aid. Brown, who celebrated his 26th birthday today, is to br recommended for the Distinguished Service Cross, the sec- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Parade To Climax Firemen's Celebration At Morrisdale Tonight MORRISDALE - Parade time tonight is 7 o'clock as members of the Morris Township Volunteer Fire Company bring their eighth annual firemen's celebration to a climax. Some 25 fire companies from throughout Clearfield and Centre counties are expected to be represented in tonight's parade, chairman Robert Mondock said. Celebration activities center on the St. Agnes Social Center grounds where the firemen have four rides and numerous concessions. Fire Chief William Kyler, who is serving as general chairman for the event, said there will be a variety of entertainment for both adults and youngsters on the grounds following the parade. The grand award, a side of beef, will be awarded tonight at 11 o'clock. Fair and not quite so cool tonight, low 45 to 55. Sunny and warmer Sunday. Sunrise 5:39-Sunset 8:44 Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. - 3.80 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 3.75 feet (falling). Clearfield Weather Friday low 44; High 76. Overnight low 52. Mid - State Airport Friday low 41; High 66. Overnight low 34. Paratroopers Regroup For Fresh Assaults By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - U.S. paratroopers regrouped today for fresh assaults on entrenched North Vietnamese regulars who already have lost nearly 400 men in the jun-gled central highlands. While ground fighting subsided to isolated skirmishes during the day. B52 bombers pounded a Communist troop area only 10 miles north of the battle area. The B52 strikes were made before dawn to support ground units of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division which has locked with at least two battalions of North Vietnamese Army regulars since Tuesday. A U.S. military spokesman said there had been sightings of at least two more Communist battalions in recent days in the B52 target area. He said the target was a suspected site for North Vietnamese reserve forces and supplies. Capt. Bill Carpenter, a hero of the paratroopers ground In Anti-U. S. Demonstration ... Buddhist Backers March HUE, South Viet Nam (AP)- An orderly crowd of about 5.000 Buddhist supporters marched through the streets of Hue today brandishing anti-American and antigovernment banners. Steel helmeted riot police airlifted from Saigon Friday stood by but did not interfere with the march. The demonstration commemorated the third anniversary of the fiery suicide by Buddhist monk Quang Due on a Saigon street. The self-immolation was the first of a series of burnings through which Buddhist elements have been pressuring successive Vietnamese governments. Most banners carried by the crowd mentioned Quang Due's name and glorified his sacrifice. Some also attacked Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's regime and said "Vietnamese condemn the American president's colonialist policy in Viet Nam." South Vietnamese authorities sent formal notice to Seoul today that Premier Ky will attend the Asian-Pacifu Ministerial Conference opening Tuesday in the South Korean capital. Sources in Seoul said the South Korean government fears Ky might upset the conference by proposing a military alliance. Australia and Japan which are participating in the conference are known to oppose such a move. NEW CLEARFIELD QUEEN - Miss Barbara Dixon of Woodland is crowned queen of the Clearfield Fire Department by the 1965 queen, Miss Diana Kenyon, last night in the finals of the annual contest. Miss Dixon will compete later this month for the county firemen's title. -------- * * � In Firemen's Contest... (Progress Photo) Woodland Girl Is Queen Barbara Dixon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dixon of Woodland, was crowned 1966 Clearfield Firemen's Queen last night in a pageant in the Clearfield Area Senior High School Auditorium. Miss Dixon was crowned at the end of the pageant, in which eight contestants were presented. First runner-up was Kathy Walker,, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walker of Clearfield. Susan Killecn, daughter of Michael Killeen of Woodland, was second runner-up. Also participating in the pageant were Linda Buzzanca, Mon-na Stucke, Roberta Karchner, Crystal Butler, and K a t h i e Burns. The winner was crowned by Diana Lynn Kenyon, last year's winner of the Firemen's Queen title. Entertainment was provided' by the Ascots, a band from St. Francis High School, and by Sandra and Susan Barger, vocal duet. Miss Dixon will now be outfitted in a new gown from Leitzinger's, in preparation for the county Firemen's Queen festival, to be held June 25 in the Third Ward Hose Company fire hall. If she wins the county championship, she will participate in the Central District Volunteer Firemen's Association pageant, to be held at Belle-fonte later this summer. Judges for the contest were ~I*aYld~T5a~agherty, president of the Clearfield Area Jaycees; Orvis Kline, president of t h e Clearfield Lions Club; Homer F. Mazer, Clearfield County farm agent; Donald Mikesell, attorney; and Mrs. John Brick-ley, president of the Clearfield Junior Woman's Club. 4H-C/0 Boss Silent... Reuther Says Meany Hampering Peace Bid By NEIL GILBRIDE AP Labor Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - United Auto Workers President Walter Reuther has charged AFL-CIO president George Meany with hampering President Johnson's "bridge-building" overtures toward the Communist world. Reuther, in a letter to Meany with a copy to the White House, said the AFL-CIO committed "a gross disservice to democracy" by walking out of the International Labor - Conference because it elected Three Centre County Republican Officials Sworn Into Office BELLEFONTE - Judge R. a Communist president The UAW acknowledged the letter Friday, but declined further comment. It was one of the sharpest policy disputes between the AFL-CIO president and Reuther, re Paul Campbell administered the garded by many as the second oaths of office to three newly-elected officers of the Republican Party at the reorganization meeting of the Centre County Republican Committee here Wednesday. Arthur Rose of State College was sworn in as county chairman, Mrs. Sally M. Woodring of Bellefonte as vice chairman, and Howard Bcllingham of Philipsburg as state Republican committeeman. Mrs. Woodring and Mr. Bellingham were reelected. Mr. Rose announced that a temporary county headquarters will be opened immediately at 139 N. Gill St.. Stale College. The phone number is 237-2383. He also announced the appointment of the following counts committee officers and corn- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 8 To Interrupt Water At Kylertown, Allport WINBURNE - The Winburne Water Company today announced that water service will be interrupted in the Kylertown and Allport areas for a short time Monday beginning at 9 a. m. A broken utility pole at the Kylertown pump will be replaced and repairs made during this time. most influential labor leader in the 13 million-member labor federation. The reaction in Meany's headquarters here was a frosty silence. AFL-CiO delegates walked out of the conference in Geneva, Switzerland, last week after it elected Leon Chanj of Communist Poland as president. The walkout reportedly was on the orders of Meany, who follows a line of unbending anti-Communism in international affairs. "We yield to no one in our opposition to Communist tyranny." Reuther told Meany in the letter. "But we share the view the cause of human freedom will be advanced, not by isolating ourselves from the hundreds of millions of people now under Communist domination, but rather by promoting relations with them that will enable us to demonstrate the superior value of democratic Ruby Will Get Sanity Hearing; Lawyers Opposed By RAYMOND HOLBROOK DALLAS, Tex. (AP) - Jack Ruby, sentenced to die in the electric chair for the slaying of Lee Harvey Oswald, will get the sanity hearing Monday his lawyers have been seeking for almost two years. But in an apparent about-face, the attorneys now say they are opposed to the hearing because it would jeopardize Ruby's constitutional rights if they have to call witnesses who might testify at the new murder trial they are seeking. They say (hey will appear in court Monday morning as directed by State Dist. Judge Louis T. Holland but that they will not call Ruby to the stand and they will present no witnesses and no evidence to support their earlier claims that Ruby is insane. Holland turned down defense motions Friday which would have forestalled the hearing and would have returned the case to the Texas court of criminal appeals, which ordered the sanity hearing before it would consider the appeal of Ruby's conviction. Ruby, 55. a former night club operator, did not appear at the pre-trial hearing Friday. He has been in jail since the fatal shooting of Oswald, named by the Warren Commission as the assassin of Presilent John F. Kennedy, in November 1963. If a jury finds Ruby sane, the appeals court then would consider defense arguments that Rights Groups Plan Support For Meredith By BOB GILBERT BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) - While a foot weary procession plods southward through Mississippi, civil rights groups from coast-to-coast today planned vocal and walking support to the cause now known as James Meredith's march against fear. The march pace will be slowed a little through a new tactic. Instead of sticking to U. S. 51, which only brushes the outskirts of towns, the marchers will go into county seats to escort Negroes to voter registration places. Meredith, the first Negro at the University of Mississippi, walked for two days from the Tennessee line toward Jackson, the slate capital, before he was wounded by two blasts of bird-shot. Others took over where he left off and their number has varied from 125 to 600. Meredith set out on his walk to encourage Negroes to register. In support of the marchers, civil rights workers in Phoenix, Ariz.; Louisville, Ky.; Buffalo, N.Y.; Nashville, Tenn.; Los Angeles; Chicago; Albany, N.Y.; San Antonio, Tex.; and throughout Louisiana scheduled rallies and marches today or Sunday. Some groups coupled the affairs with voter registration support and memorial services for Medgar Evers, state field secretary of the Mississippi chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, who was shot to Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Inside The Progress Classified Ads ....... 8, 9 Hints From Hcloise......12 Comics ................. II News From Around World 10 Sports ................ 6, 7 Obituaries .............. 10 Hospital News ....... 2, 3 Elilorial, Columns ........ 4 Social News ......... 12 Today in History ........ 4 Church News ......... 5 State News Briefs ...... 3 Week in Business........ 3 Galbraith Says Rusk Misinformed About Support PROVIDENCE, R. I. (AP) - Former Ambassador John K. Galbraith said today Secretary of State Dean Rusk was "terribly misinformed" in his estimates of support for the administration's foreign policy. Speaking at the commencement exercises of Rhode Island College, Galbraith, now an economics professor at Harvard University, quoted Rusk as saying recently: "I have found the objectives of American foreign policy are widely understood, respected No One Injured In Three Area Road Accidents No one was injured in any of the three traffic accidents reported yesterday in Clearfield and vicinity. Property damage in the three mishaps totaled more than $2,000. About $1,200 of that amount was caused to the station wagon of Jack A. Aughenbaugh, 37, of Clearfield R. D. 1, in an accident last night at 11:30 o'clock at the intcrsectior. of Turnpike Avenue and Martin Streetv Borough police quoted Mr. Aughenbaugh as saying tha>t he was traveling nortii on Turnpike and was blinded by headlights. He said he went too far to the right and hit a Iree with the impact causing his car to bounce back into the left lane of traffic where it collided with an oncoming automobile driven Ruth M. Showden, 19, of Witmer St. Damage to the Showden was estimated at $150. The other two accidents in the Clearfield area occurred on Route 322 two miles apart and within 45 mmules of each other. The first was at 5 p. m. some m miles east of Clearfield. It involved a sedan driven by Clair Lucas, 51, of Pottersdale, and a station wagon operated by Blaine G. Shepherd, 41. of Philipsburg R. D. 2. State police said Mr. Lucas was starting a right hand turn into Route 970 when he saw another car pulling out from the side road. He slowed down and by 208 car Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 No Longer a Killer... Tropical Storm Creeps Along Alma Coast and supported." "I quote these words very precisely," Galbraith said. "They are to be read in light of the fact the secretary sits at the very center of wlut is one of the greatest information-gathering organizations in the world. How could a man in his position be so terribly misinformed?" Galbraith, who served as ambassador to India under the late President Kennedy, said: "The obvious truth is not a single one of our European allies has sent a solitary soldier to the support of our enterprise in Viet Nam. Sweden, a country hitherto noted for neither unin-lelligence nor malignant anti-Americanism, has thought so little of our policy she has imposed an arms embargo - a quarantine - upon us." "Nor are matters much better here at home. Week by week, the polls show a steady drop in the admiration of Marshal Ky and therewith in policies the secretary espouses. "It is difficult to find anything, either abroad or at home, that remotely resembles the understanding, respect and support which the secretary perceives." Galbraith said the problem of Viet Nam "seems to be the government has less information" than private citizens "and that is much more alarming." He said the State Department and the administration "discount far too heavily the reactions of a rising political force in the United States that is especially important in the field of foreign policy. That is the college and university community." He cited predictions that by 1970 there will be nearly 500,000 college and university teachers in the nation, and by 1969, some 6.7 million students. "No community of this size," he said, "is ever without public and political influence. Students and faculty have resources for informing themselves on foreign policy which are far superior to that available to the general public." fighting 30 miles northwest of Kontum City, was reported to have led survivors of his company to safety during the day. Carpenter, the West Point football star who was the "lonesome end" of the 1959 West Point football team, had called in a Napalm air strike on his own position Thursday when his company was being overrun by North Vietnamese. The highlands fighting, known as Operation Hawthorne, was described by an American military spokesman as "one of the heaviest" engagements of the year. The spokesman said that as of late this afternoon the North Vietnamese dead totaled 385, an increase of more than 100 over the previous official figure. The official spokesman gave this summary of the situation on the battlefield 280 miles north of Saigon: "There are two confirmed battalions of North Vietnamese regulars dug in along moderately steep ridges, heavily covered by underbrush which is chiefly bamboo thickets. "U.S. and ARVN (South Vietnamese) forces are in positions all around the general area. Because of the broken nature of the terrain it is not accurate to describe this as surrounding the enemy. The spokesman said American casualties continued light over-all, although several individual units suffered moderate or heavy losses. The battle could have large military significance. With two and possibly four North Vietnamese battalions badly mauled, it could upset the timetable for any Communist monsoon offensive against the central highlands. The highlands long have been a Red objective and at least six regiments of North Vietnamese were known to be poised just across the border in Laos. Throughout the fighting of the past few days, U.S. planes fie'* 202 air strikes agunst the en- Plcase Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 Rev. Butler Discharged GRAMPIAN - The Rev. Douglas Hine-Butler of Grampian yesterday was discharged from Presbyterian Hospital at Pittsburgh where he had been a patient since suffering extensive injuries in a traffic accident last March 12. Two Pollution Cases Checked in County HARRISBURG - The State Air Pollution Commission has referred 13 air pollution problems to regional control associations for abatement. They include, ir Clearfield County: Clearfield - smoke and soot emissions from two boilers at the Clearfield Hospital. Curwensville - coal dust from coal stock piles and truck dust near a tipple owned by Bradford Coal Co. WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)- Tropical storm Alma, no longer of killer hurricane status, crept up the South Carolina-North Carolina coast today pounding beach towns with gale force winds and heavy rainfall. Shipping lanes were threatened as the season's first hurricane continued to move out to sea. A total of 47 deaths have been attributed to Alma. The Miami Weather Bureau predicted some intensification in the storm this morning but said Alma "should be a good distance from the mainland" if and when she reattains hurricane status. The bureau located the storm about 70 miles south of Wilmington, moving toward the east northeast at about 15 miles an hour. Her 50-mile-an-hour winds at storm center were well offshore but gales extended out 200 miles to the cast and the south. Gale warnings are displayed from the Virginia capes to Savannah, Ga. The Weather Bureau said a cold front moving southeastward through North Carolina may cause erratic motion of the tropical storm when the two systems collide. But Alma's course out to sea was expected to continue. Heavy rains occurred in all coastal towns with Wilmington reporting four inches of rainfall in six hours. The South Carolina coastal cities of Charleston and Myrtle Beach also reported heavy rains and minor wind damage. Coalport Firemen Plan Festival on July 10 COALPORT - The Coalport Volunteer Fire Company made plans Wednesday to hold its second annual Firemen's Festival on July 10. The festival will feature chicken dinners, entertainment, and rides for the kiddies. Two new members, Richard Freeman and Nicholas Ninosky, were initiated. One fire call, an assist to Glen Hope, and four ambulance calls were reported since the last meeting The Coin Card collection will begin Monday. Area residents are asked to have their cards and money ready when the firemen call. President Eugene Rydbom was in charge of the meeting. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Dr. L R. Mauser, Retired Clearfield Minister, Dies The Rev. Dr. E. Roy Hauser of 311 E. Locust St., Clearfield, retired Lutheran minister, died at 2:45 a. m. today in the Akron General Hospital at Akron, Ohio. He had been'in poor health for some time and became hospitalized after he and Mrs. Hauser went to Akron to spend the winter with their daughter. Dr. Hauser retired in 1957 after 37 years as pastor of the St. John's Lutheran Church. In 1958, the John Lewis Shade Post No. 6 of the American Legion recognized his long and faithful service to the church by naming him as an "Outstanding Citizen of Clearfield." Funeral arrangements for Dr. Hauser have not been completed by the Fred B.~ Leavy Funeral Home. They will be published Monday along with a complete obituary. Five Persons Killed In Virginia Crash PORT ROYAL, Va. (AP) - A Greyhound bus with servicemen heading north on pass and a pickup camper with a Pennsyl-vania family heading south collided on a curve near here Friday. Five persons died, including the drivers of the two vehicles, and 11 others were injured. State Police identified the dead in the pickup camper as Paul O. Crum, 34, of New Castle. Pa.; Patty Crum. about 10, of the same address, and Mary Kalminir, about 50,' address unknown. Officer said Crum was driving. Victims aboard the bus were the operator, Robert M. Baine of Norfolk. Va.. and Douglas J. Josue. a serviceman from Malaya stationed aboard the USS Forrestal. Shafer in Rome VATICAN CITY t AP ^ - Pope Paul VI today received in private audience Raymond P. Shafer. lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and the Republican candidate for Governor. The Pontiff saw Shafer and his wife barely two hours after the audience was arranged through the Pontifical NortB American College. Shafer arrived in Rome early today from Tel Aviv, Israel. He conferred with the Pope for 10 minutes. The audience was in a hall of the Papal apartment.