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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - June 21, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's Chuckle More twins are being born these days. Maybe kids lack the courage to come into the world alone. The Progress Reader's Tip 'Honors and A Loss' is tonight's Editorial topic. Read it on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 146 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshanrton Valley, Pa., Tuesday, June 21, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 32 PAGES TODAY Two Bombers Collide Over Virginia By Premier Ky's Forces... U.S. Paratroopers Smash Into Viet Buddhist Leader Seized >m\*m�>� By GEORGE MACARTHUR SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's soldiers seized the extremist Buddhist leader Thich Tri Quang in his hospital room in Hue today. The slight, robed monk walked out of the building on the 14th day of his hunger strike. With the four-month Buddhist uprising fast crumbling under the military junta's firmness, Tri Quang's chief rival the moderate Thich Tarn Chau, appealed to Ky to "assure the life and liberty of the venerable Tri Quang and all other monks who led the struggle" against the regime. Reports circulated in Saigon that Tri Quang, 42, would be brought to the capital. A police officer in Hue said he had been put in protective custody to shield him from the Viet Cong. The government's action against the chief of the Buddhist struggle movement showed its confidence that it had all but smashed the militant Buddhist minority's campaign for an immediate restoration of civilian rule. In Saigon, troops and police kept several hundred monks and their followers bottled up inside the Buddhist Institute for the fourth day despite their plea to the International Red Cross that they faced epidemic and starvation. Some of the government's confidence infected a high-ranking Briton. After four days of talks with Ky and other government leaders, Britain's undersecretary for foreign affairs, Lord Walston, told newsmen he foresaw a military victory for the allies within 12 months. Walston's prediction echoed one made by Ky on the first anniversary of his rule Sunday, but the Briton added: "I cannot see a real building up of a peaceful democracy here for a very long time indeed." On a strip of beach along the Mekong Delta south of Saigon, U. S. seamen unloaded 250 tons of Chinese-made arms and ammunition from a gun-running trawler intercepted Monday as Viet Cong sampans were about to pick up the cargo. U. S. military authorities said it was SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - American paratroopers smashed today into a jungle hideout where 500 Viet Cong threw up a bitter defense from log bunkers and criss-cross tunnels. At last report a pitched battle had been raging for 36 hours and 69 Communists were known killed. Some 2,000 or more men of the 101st Airborne Division and the 1st Cavalry, Airmobile. Division were baltling the Viet Cong in the jungled highlands of As Committee Gathers. . Democrats Seek To Settle Rift With Candidate Shapp BULLETIN HARRISBURG (AP) - Milton Shapp, the Democratic nominee for governor, said today he would propose Robert Kane of York as the new state chairman of the Democratic Party. Shapp also said that he would recommend Marion Munley of Olyphant, a former veteran member of the state house of representatives and currently secretary of the house, as vice chairman of the state committee. District Road Toll This Year Accidents ............ 303 Injured .............. 164 Damage; ........ $191,390 Deaths ........ ....... 11 Deaths Elsewhere ____ 1 A Year Ago Accidents ............ 330 Injured .............. 232 Damages ........ $226,000 Deaths ................ 8 Deaths Elsewhere ____ 1 probably the biggest arms prize of the war. Ky's troops escorted Tri Quang out of his air-conditioned hospital room in Hue a day after they placed him under virtual house arrest by stationing a guard outside and barring visitors. Although his physician described him earlier as weak and in critical condition, the monk walked alongside a military doctor to a car that took them to the headquarters of Col. Pham Ngoc Lam, head of military se- Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 5 $296,665 Is Anticipated... Philipsburg-Osceola Board Sets Millage PHILIPSBURG - The Interim Operating Committee of the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District, meeting in regular session in the senior high library here last night, passed a resolution placing the assessed value on real estate at 40 per cent and set millage at 25 mills. According to Solicitor David L. Baird, anticipated revenue from this tax levy is-- HARRISBURG (AP) - The Democratic State Committee made a last-ditch effort today to settle its struggle with Milton Shapp, who has threatened to bolt the organization and run his own campaign for governor unless he is permitted to name a state chairman. In an apparent attempt to help resolve the impasse, Shapp held an informal meeting Monday night in his hotel room with some of the committee members, according �-________-- t0 an aide. The aide did not disclose, however, what was discussed. The committee, at its reorganization meeting today, is expected to attempt to choose a new state chairman to replace John S. Rice. Shapp has called for Rice's resignation, saying he is too closely associated with the organization elements in the Democratic Party, Shapp, who defeated the organization's candidate. Sen. Robert P. Casey, in the primary, said in a statement that picking a chairman was the normal prerogative of any candidate heading a ticket. But he said top Democrats have indicated "They are not willing to grant my request." "I hope these views do not prevail at the state committee meeting," he said. If he does- To Avoid Conflict of Interest... Shapp Sells Holdings In Electronics Firm PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Democratic candidate for governor, Milton J. Shapp, has sold his multi-million dollar holdings in the electronics firm he founded in 1948 to avoid any possible conflict of interest. Shapp, in a statement released Monday, said he and his family are divesting themselves of more than 515,000 shares of the Jerrold Corp. of Philadelphia - about one - quarter of the firm's out- Beauty County firemen To Name Queen Tomorrow The, girl who will serve as beauty queen of the Clearfield County Volunteer Firemen's Association will be selected tomorrow night and will be crowned Saturday at the association's convention at Houtzdale. At least seven condidates will compete for the queen's title in tomorrow night's competition. They represent fire departments at Clearfield, Curwensville, Coal-port, Houtzdale, Mahaffey, Kar-thaus and Oklahoma. The selection of the queen will be made during a dinner given in the.Third Ward Fire Company building for the contestants and their escorts, judges and the committee for the county contest. Miss Norma Eckert of Curwensville who won both the county and district queen's title last year will be unable to be present. She will be represented by the second runner-up in the Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 leave Your Troubles Behind Planning on moving? Then you may need to sell some of your furniture and appliances. Take a tip from Mrs. Leonard Kitchen of Clearfield. She placed the classified ad below in The Progress and says she could have sold at least two ranges if she had them. And her first caller also bought the dryer. If you have to leave your furniture behind, try The Progress Want Ad system. It works. TAPPAN DELUXE GAS RANGE: Electric dryer. Both excellent condition. Must sell. Moving. Phone Clearfield 765-3489. 6:18-4db(21) To Buy, Sell, Rent, Trade, Use The Progress Classified Ads Phone Clearfield. 765-5535 Or Your Nearest Progress Office. standing shares of stock. Buying it is a syndicate headed by Howard K. Butcher III, a partner in the Philadelphia investment banking firm of Butcher and Sherrerd. and includes "several Jerrold Corp. top executives." Butcher and Sherrerd said the current market value of the block of shares is "approximately $10 million." The firm has grown into a major force in the community antenna television field and has made Shapp a millionaire enabling him to personally finance most of his monumental $1.4 million primary campaign expenses. "As governor of Pennsylvania," Shapp said, in anticipation of his election next November, "since Jerrold's main line of business is the community antenna television business and since the community antenna industry is under legislative control and is now faced with Public Utilities Commission action, I feel it might be in a position of conflict of interest if I were to retain my holdings in the Jerrold Corp." Shapp added that he did not plan to use the proceeds of the cash sale-effective July 11-to finance his gubernatorial campaign. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Lions Club Jamboree Under Way at Park; Matinee Tomorrow The annual Jamboree of the Clearfield Lions Club is under way at the Clearfield Driving Park, with a special matinee program scheduled for tomorrow afternoon. The Jamboree features the Holman carnival rides and is being celebrated every night this week. In addition to tomorrow's matinee special, there will be afternoon entertainment on Saturday, the final day of the celebration. Admission to the grounds and parking is free of charge. Two bicycles will be awarded at the conclusion of the jamboree. Tickets for the rides are available at the price of eight for $1 at these Clearfield businesses: Rhine's Tobacco Store, Wise Gas Co., Thomas Radiator, Gray Battery and Auto Supply, and Fred Diehl Motors. Two Persons Injured In Area Accidents Four persons were injured in area highway accidents yesterday and this morning. Two of them occurred in the Moshan-non Valley and two in the vicinity of Curwensville. Frank Taylor, 19, of Philipsburg R. D. and John H. Prince, 19, of Houtzdale, are both listed in fair condition at the Philipsburg State General Hospltaraf-ter being injured in separate accidents Monday. William M. Charney Jr. of Houtzdale, who was riding in the car driven by Prince, was treated at the hospital and released. This morning Howard Gelnett of Rockton R. D. was treated at the Clearfield Hospital and released after his tractor-trailer overturned on a curve along Route 322 near North American Refractories. He suffered possible shoulder, collar bone and leg injuries. Mr. Taylor was injured at 6:55 p. m. Monday on Route 53 one mile north of Philipsburg. State Police Trooper Thomas Babich said Taylor was traveling north at a high rate of speed and lost control of his car which ran off the side of the road, hit a culvert and enbankment. It then crossed the highway and hit a parked car forcing it into a parked truck. $296,665. It was pointed out that at this point it is probable that the district's 1966-67 school year will be ended with a deficit. However, with the additional $10 flat occupational levy and the S5 per capita levy, it is believed that this is about as much as the taxpayers can bear this year. The measure was passed by a seven to one vole with Donald W. Bordas casting the only dissenting vole. New assessed market values for all properties within the school district had to be established in order to assure equal taxation. Computation for the three municipalities in Centre County was completed by the Centre Co.unty . ,commissionersr while figures for the five municipalities in Clearfield County were completed by Supervising Principal E. J. Grundy. The new values had to be established by June 30 and the Clearfield County commissioners could not guarantee that the work could be done by that date. The equation used for figuring the new market values was set by state law. As prescribed by law, the market value of each properly shall be the quotient of the assessed value divided by the largest ratio of assessed value to market value in the municipality as determined by the state tax equalization board. In other matters regarding taxes, the board accepted the recommendation of Mr. Baird and Mr. Grundy that a special meeting of the tax collectors from the eight municipalities be called to answer any questions they may have. The IOC's tax committee is to be invited to this meeting also. Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Eight-Part Series Starts Wednesday... 'Gl Guide' Series Will Answer Nagging Questions on Draff State Highway Group Praised By Scranton JOHNSTOWN. Pa. (AP) - Gov. Scranton declared today that Pennsylvania has "come a long way" in its highway building program and "the pace is accelerating." Scranton, speaking from remarks prepared for ceremonies at the opening of Route 219 near Johnstown, credited the three-year-old State Highway Commission with exerting a major influence in developing a balanced highway program in Pennsylvania. Scranton said the commission, charged with the responsibility of planning construction program, and priorities years in advance, will make sure that highway construction in Pennsylvania will remain on a steady Generally fair tonight, low in the 50s. Fair and warm Wednesday. Sunrise 5:40-Sunset 8:48 Clearfield River Level Monday 7 p. m. - 5.13 feet (stationary). Today 7 a. m. - 5.15 feet (stationary). 86. Clearfield Weather Monday low 52; High S. Overnight low 56. 80. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Mid � State Airport Monday low 41; High Overnight low 50. There's no lack of information in print on the draft and on the advantages and pitfalls of military service, but now for the first time we have a single package that will help you answer the questions that loom largest in your own life. It's a series of articles called "GI Guide," by Elton Fay, well known Washington military affairs writer, who has worked closely with Pentagon officials in putting together the most comprehensive treatment of the subject that we have seen. Fay comes up with fresh intelligence on such subjects as these: What are my chances in the draft? Should I volunteer? How do you choose between the services? What happens in boot camp? Am I likely to be sent overseas? What education and special training opportunities are there in the armed services? Should I try to join a reserve unit? What chance would I have at a commission? What opportunities are there for women in the armed services? There are eight articles in the series and the first one will Fire Destroys Farm Buildings At Kerrmoor Fire destroyed two outbuildings and damaged a third at the Kim F. Anderson farm near Kerrmoor at 11 a. m. today. A double-story chicken coop was burned to the ground and a cement-block pig house was gutted by the fire. Flames spread to the roof of a garage-machine shed across the road from the Anderson home and firemen .feared that-"th�*"ft�"es would threaten the house. The wind direction changed, however, and flames were confined to the roof of the garage and were extinguished by firemen. No livestock was lost in the fire, the origin of which is unknown. Volunteer firemen from Clearfield and Curwensville answered the alarm and extinguished the fire. No further details or official damage estimates were available late this morning. Meanwhile, four brush fires were reported in the Clearfield area yesterday, according to District Forester John Wilson. A fire in the Barrett area resulted in a silent alarm for the Clearfield firemen, but they were unable to reach the location of the fire with their equipment. Wilson said that fire crews from the Department of Forests and Waters extinguished the blaze, which covered about two acres. The forester said the fire was located between a railroad track and a bulldozed safely strip placed in the area this spring by the forest and waters department. Wilson said the strip was dug after an extensive outbreak of brush fires along the side of the hill at Barrett last summer. "If we hadn't had the safety strip." Wilson said, "the fire would have been up to the top of the hill." Three other brush fires were reported yesterday afternoon. The first occurred at about 4 p. m. in the Flegal Road area above Turnpike Extension near Clearfield. The fire covered two acres and was extinguished by forestry crews. At about the same lime, a brush fire broke out on Coal Hill, covering about one and a Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 1 Elton Fay appear in The Progress tomorrow. Every young man and his parents will want to read all these articles. Young women too. Actually the subject is such a big one that we had to leave a lot of detail out of the series. If you want to see it all, including a chapter on what military law does for and to a soldier, you can obtain Fay's unabridged "GI Guide" booklet through this newspaper. Just send $1 in check or money order to "G. L Guide," Clearfield, Pa., Progress, Box 401, Teaneck, N. J, 07666. U. S- Official Upset Over Suit Against Centre Bank Merger WASHINGTON (AP) - Comptroller of the currency James J. Saxon has reacted angrily to a Justice Department suit filed to block the merger of the First National Bank and the Peoples Bank, both of State College, Pa. Saxon said Monday his office would fight the department "to the Supreme Court, if necessary". The Justice Department filed the suit last Friday in the U. S. District Court. Saxon's office, reporting it had learned through the press of the Justice Department's move, issued the following statement: "We can only surmise that Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 2 Inside The Progress ReDOrtS On Classified Ads ........8. 9 r w � � Hints From Ilcloise ..... 12 .1 V II News From Around World 10 L# WQ ill I Oil Sports ................ 6, 7 Obituaries...............2 ^ f I * � * Hospital News 9 I A II tl I f 1 111 fl Editorial, Columns ...... 4 VV llll-Vl-IIU Social News .......... 12 KS Newsstory45 2 to 8 Feared Dead; State News Briefs ..... 5 H 0f 40 Injured I nu/Ar Trarlo Remain in HosPital LVff VI I I QUv By HARRY NASH HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - A Wm \ A-m4 Marine Corps bomber, aflame DOll jCCII aflcr colliding "ith a sister jet, vmiiiwi �#wwil hurtled into a suburban ncigh- 1 1 � �� I borhood of small frame homes Af A 111 I tlfl I A31 llel"c Moncia>' night. -H b-t- dev. AO Mlilliiy VtUQI stating a three-block area. The ^ other plane fell harmlessly into By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cheseapeake Bay. WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice There wcre conflicting reports President Hubert H. Humphrey on how many residents were said today mutual benefits would k,1,lcd- ra"Sul8' Jrom lwo or result if European countries� to ^lghl- Fortv in: would lower trade barriers and 'ured and 11 remained hospi- permit the export of more Amer- u'� ' . ,. , ,. , .. ican coal Hampton police at first said "Tho rUino iu� ,f lnrce bodies had been recovered lne rising tide of intcrnation- . , , , . .. , , ,, ,i ,,,!,,,,(;, i, f ,, " ancl latcr tentatively put the al trade can benefit all of us, j,n,, ,,,, ,, ,;,u. o.u Jl a _ _  _ , t death toll at eight. But at 4 a.m. he said in a speech prepared for ,,.,,, r, c,, M- ...   , , u r _ k- . , today Desk Sg . N.E. Whitlow a joint luncheon of the Nationa u, ,,,,/_______, , , Coal Association and the Coal T*h* C0Uld accounl fot only Exporters Association of the Un- ln Richmondi lhe Virginia ncfl stales. stale Police sajd lh ,)ad had Humphrey said while coal ex- ts {rom troopers of three ports help American producers, dead workers and U. S. export earn- p0jice said (hat bccause of lhe ings, they also can help reduce explosive effects of the crash, it energy cost in European coun- was di_jcult lo determine the tries and "help restrain inflation- exacl number or bodies vet to ary forces in your economies." be recovered The vice president said 1965 DjXje Hospital in Hampton U. S. coal exports totaled about confirmed that two persons - $500 million, or about 10 per cent an adult and an in�a_t _ had of total American production. He Deen ki]led in the crasn added, "we are able and willing Xen of the modcsl lwo.bed. to export even more." room homes W?re demolished Humphrey urged U. S. coal and an estimaled 20 others producers to expand their for- damaged t0 some degree in Lne eign markets and find more in- housing dcVelopmcnt near novations in mining and trans- Buckroe Beacn a summer piay. portation, incluling cheaper ways ground 0_ lhe b to move coal from mines to the The two.sealer A6 Intruder ports. He also urged lower rail- aUack bombcr plowed inlo lne road freight rates to improve the deVclopmenl from the south at competitive position of U. S. coal g.57 p m Seconds earijer, jt had overseas. - Addressing foreign coal men Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 attending the luncheon in con- - nection with the NCA's 49th an- P |, T_l_._� nual convention, Humphrey said _ V �VV I IflcS- | Cll> "We know that trade liberali- -|# , _V zation is a two-way street. We Qf f|)/ff CfAff llf have declared our national inten- VI WII-JIVl. VI tion to take part in an honest _JM DH.MNr And then, suddenly, he wasn't wim raraae, Daiaar lhere any more Jusl nis shoes> PHILIPSBURG - The week- This tragic scene was wit-long celebration sponsored by ncssed Monday night by James the fire department opened here A. Hardin and his son, Bobby, yesterday with a pet parade at 13, as they were driving home 7 p. m, ' from a Little League baseball Youngsters with a variety of game, pets, led by the Osceola Mills The big jel had just collided Junior Higli School band, filed with another military plane through town to the bazaar over a nearby shopping center, ground on North Third Street. Pilotless, it screamed across the The bazaar attractions and flat tide water landscape and rides will be in operation all crashed into Old Buckroe Road, this week through Saturday. shattering houses in its fiery Firemen will stage, a pumping path, contest at 6:30 p. m. on Wednes- "I heard a woman screaming day on Presqueisle Street, be- as she ran across a yard with a tween Front and Third Streets. baby in her arms," Hardin said. The main highlight of the cele- "A man followed her out of the bration will be the firemen's pa- house with blood streaming rade at 7 p. m. Thursday. from his face." Earl LeGrand, general chair- when they got to their own man for the celebration, an- home - at 503 Smiley Road - nounced that Thursday night's (ne Hardins found a landscape parade will form on streets fac- 0f burning debris, ing Spruce and that the parade "Part of tne fuei pump was in will go east on Spruce, south on my back yard," Hardin said. "A Ninth, west on Presqueisle, steel pjpe was embedded in our north on Front, and east on Al- roof Part of the bearjng case der Street to disband at the-- bazaar grounds. Tlease Turn to Page 10, Col. 4 Rights Workers, Prisoners Affected ... High Court Term Ends On Sour Note for Many By BARRY SCHWEID WASHINGTON (AP) - A year of Supreme Court decisions broadening individual and civil rights has ended on a sour note for civil rights workers and thousands of prison inmates. In quick order Monday at its final session of the 1965-66 term, the high court:-- 1. Ruled 5 to 4 no federal law gives civil rights "advocates" - or anyone else - immunity from state prosecution under state and local laws. 2. Barred 7 to 2 use of two historic high court confession rulings to retry or release convicts tried before the decisions were announced. If the rulings were given retroactive application, Chief Justice Earl Warren wrote, "it would require the retrial or release of numerous prisoners found guilty by trustworthy evidence in conformity with previously announced constitutional standards." The court followed up the decision by turning down 124 individual appeals by prisoners who claimed the confession rulings - one in 1964 and the other a week ago - applied to their convictions. The impact of the ruling on state prosecution of civil rights workers is evident in Justice Potter Stewart's opinion for the majority and Justice William O. Douglas' opinion for the four dissenters. Had the 29 rights workers who wanted their cases shifted 'o federal court prevailed, Stewart Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 ;