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Progress, The (Newspaper) - June 29, 1953, Clearfield, PennsylvaniaU. N. Asks for truce signing Date Western a. Weather some cloudiness tonight Low tuesday some cloudiness warmer near Lake Erie Chance of scattered showers by night. The Progress volume 47 number 152 Clearfield pa., monday evening june 29, 1953 five cents per copy leaders of both parties in conference again on state s tax deadlock Harrisburg and democrats sit Down at the same conference table again today to put the finishing touches on a proposed tax program which is termed by some As a luxury pack legislative leaders called into a second closed session with gov. John s. Fine within five Days faced the Job of turning out an acceptable solution to the tax Puzzle which has Hamstrung the 1953 ses Sion since it opened for business 25 weeks ago. Top proposal to emerge from a two hour meeting last week was a 1 i per cent sales tax on new and used cars and trucks. Other possibilities which Legisla Tive leaders say Are being consid ered include raising from 4 to 5 cents the state tax on a pack of Cigar ets a tax on cigars and other tobacco products a boost in the Gross receipts tax on Public utile Nixon speech ill Climax Gettysburg fete by John Koenig or. Gettysburg. Avice president Richard m. Nixon visits this historic civil War Battleground next sunday and townspeople Are prepared to play the role of Host in the old time manner. Since the end of the critical Bat the that turned the tide of War Back in 1863, Gettysburg annually has entertained thousands of v. Visitors Over the fourth of july. This year s 90th annual Observance of the Battle of Gettysburg features an address by the nation s vice president As the Climax of a six Day Celebration and is expected to draw larger crowds than Ever. Ken jul by local and Mitic touch Oil the program Tumini Row. On saturday three u. S. Army regiments from Indian Lover Gap military reservation will join local groups in a huge Parade through town. The chitin the Point about the veiling Trio of from the . Fifth infantry is that they represent units which took part in the Battle of Gettys Burg nearly a Century ago. Their journey Here May Mark continued on Page 5, column 1 damages caused in two car collision near Madera saturday Madera a car cutting a curve too Short on route 453 be tween Here and Belsena Satur Day afternoon collided with an other car causing a total of about damage. No one was injured. The car was driven by James a. Mchugh 36, of Smithmill r. D. 1 or. Mchugh was travelling South on route 453 when he went to the left of the Center of the Road and collided with an on coming Sedan operated by Alex Rowls of 701 Hannah Street. Clearfield. Or. Rowles employed in the ties and removal of exemptions now enjoyed by Gas companies in the Gross receipts Levy. The democrats responding to a Pica from the Republican Leader ship that it was impossible to solve the problem without help listened to these. If a program is shaped into final form it is to be presented in Cau Cus to both parties before today s House session. Revenue estimates for the entire proposed package run Between 110 and 120 million dollars close to the 118 millions called for by Fine to balance the state s budget this biennium. After last week s meeting or. Edward b. Logan budget Secre tary to the governor was instructed to figure the Revenue estimates for each particular proposal. Some gop leaders were optimism cont med on Page 5, column 1 rescuers Hunt missing seamen in ship crash by James f. Tomlinson Barnegat City n. J. Oil Tanker and a brazilian freighter crunched together in a thick fog off the new Jersey coast last night and from three to 20 persons were feared lost at sea. The coast guard listed one Crew Man dead and two injured in the collision Between the s. S. Loichle Panama and the s. S. Gulf Trade 12 Miles olt Shore. Rescue Craft plucked 27 persons from the water. Search Crews sought others throughout the night but they did t know whether they were Hunting three persons or 20 because of language difficulties with the brazilians. However tended to believe Eluee was Moie Nevi by Correct although ,1 Las of unaccounted for1 still was on men. Both the casualties and the res cued were trom the Panama a freighter which first was continued on pane 12, column 3 continued on Page 5, column 1 continued on Page 5, column 1 state supreme court upholds judge Bell in mortgage dispute the state supreme court last Friday afternoon upheld judge f. Cortez Bell of Clearfield a an Appeal taken on a ruling of his involving a dispute Over a chattel mortgage. Plaintiff in the Case in equity was James Acquilina of Clarion county and the defendants were d g. Doan and Claude Smith both of Jefferson county. W. Albert Ramey of Clearfield representing the plaintiff filed a Bill in equity to alter a release of a Lien filed in this county on he mortgage. The plaintiff claimed the defendants executed the mor Gage payable to the plaintiff for is 0.000 As a Lien on two bulldozers and a Power shovel. Doan later got permission to sell one piece of the heavy equipment up on payment of John j. Defense actor Clearfield stores open wednesday closed saturday Clearfield stores that Are members of the retail division of the chamber of Commerce will be open All Day wednes Day this week and will be closed All Day saturday the fourth of july. This is the schedule for the remainder of this week in Clearfield. Tuesday regular hours. Wednesday open 9 a. M., close 5 p. M., with grocery stores opening at a. And Clos ing at p. Thursday same hours As wednesday. Fri Day open at 9 a. And close at 9 p. M., with grocery stores observing their usual saturday closing time. Saturday july 4, stores closed All Day. Approval of one Federal judge for state seen by j. Frank Tragle Washington is begin Ning to appear As though Only one of Pennsylvania s four Federal Jiuing ship vacancies May be filled before Congress adjourns. Ii this occurs the Only Way president Eisenhower will be Able to relieve the congestion of cases thai Lias been plaguing the key Stone state s Western and Eastern districts will be through recess appointments. Congress Hopes to quit around continued on Page 5, column 4 humidify rises with temperatures area the Weatherman Over the weekend nearly duplicated his feat of. A week ago i with a Gen Erous Supply of hot humid summertime being supplied for the ensue Clearfield county area. A Clear sky saturday with fairly Low humidity made conditions hot but rather pleasant. Yesterday the Mercury again into the High 80s and into the 90s, but the humidity producing a few showers was higher than saturday. The thermometer in the Sun at the pen elec Power Plant in Clear Field recorded a High saturday of continued on Page 5, column 2 week Long firemen s fair at Osceola Mills to open tonight Osceola Mills the 31st annual firemen s fair sponsored by the Columbia fire company of Osceola Mills will begin to night at o clock and last through saturday july 4 Don Kephart publicity chair Man said that All is ready for the fair which will feature an ameial act by the Aerial Chap mans rides concessions Penny arcades a Parade and kiddies Day. The Parade will be held saturday at ii a m. And the kiddies Day is tentatively set for saturday afternoon. Or. Kephart urges people in the Osceola Mills area to mail their donation envelopes in As soon As possible. Joseif Island had nothing on Parker dam Over the weekend Sis crowds of sufferers from the Leat wave took to the water in an Effort to escape soaring temperatures. The Beach also proved an Deal place to get a suntan Between Cooling Illus. Progress picture by Jack communists attack Rok posts along Gateway to Seoul by John Randolph Seoul chinese reds backed by a booming Artil Lery barrage crashed into South korean positions along the Gate Way to Seoul today. Far to the North Allied Sabre jets blasted six red migs to Earth running their score for the month to 59 migs kills Only four Short of the one month record set in september. 1952. The migs were shot Down As the sabres flew a tight cover Over 36 fighter bombers striking at Namsim. Near sin Iju in Northwest Ern Korea. The reds poured a division or More into three Day old Battles for two outpost Hills 40 Miles due North of the capital just As South korean infantrymen had swept to the Crest of one of the Hills. The furious red because it came in Broad Daylight a two mile wide stretch on the Western front. The targets were bloodied outposts Bak and Queen rising 500 to 800 feet. At last report the reds held both but fighting raged at the fool of the outposts As the sturdy Roks regrouped and counterattacked. There was an unconfirmed report that one red battalion 500 to 750 broken past the Heights and was assaulting the Al lies heavy dug in line. The communists under cover of artillery that one Allied officer said hammered Hills like an an slammed Back Rok first division infantrymen who had clawed up the slopes of outpost Bak. The Roks counted in coming rounds of mortar and Artil Lery up to noon As the communists concentrated two thirds of their entire Days shelling in the narrow sector. American and South korean big huge 240 Millie Ter Back at the advancing chinese and their support areas. The red thrust was another in a series the chinese have hurled at South korean units in recent aimed at Pun Ishing them for resisting an Armi Stice. On the Eastern front third Rok division troops recaptured Tower ing Lookout Mountain for the seventh time in four Days in a four hour Battle Early monday. Once atop the Peak continued on Page 5, column 3 fire destroys Wood grandstand of Ebensburg Ebensburg a fire of in Acter mined origin destroyed the grandstand at the Fairgrounds Here sunday morning about 12-30 a m. The loss was estimated at nearly the wooden grandstand approximately 60 feet wide and 200 feet Long was completely on gulped in flames a few minutes after the fire started. It was till soldering Early sunday night fire companies from Ebens Burg Carrolltown Portage and Manty Glo were called to the scene. A Portage fireman and John Ford Secretary of the Penn Western racing association were overcome by smoke but were re Vived at the Ebensburg fire Hall. In addition to the grandstand a nearby Concession stand oper ated by Ray Himes of Portage was damaged to the amount of but was opened for Busi Ness again sunday afternoon the Fairgrounds Are owned by the Cambria county legion association and Are rented Dur ing fair week to the Cambria county fair Board. Premier of Italy begins formalities to form new gov. Rome m Premier Alcide de Gasperi handed his government s resignation to president Luigi Einaudi today and Einaudi began consultations expected to end in his asking de Gasperi to form his eighth italian Cabinet aligned with the Western allies. The Premier s action was a for Mality necessitated by Italy s elec tion of a new parliament in june in that voting the Center bloc dominated by the 72-year-old pre Mier s Christian democrats won a majority of 16 seats in the 590 member chamber of deputies and seven seats in the 243-member sen ate Einaudi planned a round of conferences with the nation s political leaders before asking one of them to form a new Cabinet. First on his list of callers was sen. Enrico de Nicola 76-year-old elder statesman who was Italy s first provisional president Atter establishment of the Republic at the ent of world War ii. Though most observers anticipated de Gasperi eventually would continued on Page 5, column 3 pet show scheduled tomorrow at All 5 Clearfield playgrounds a pet show for children will be held at All five playgrounds in Clearfield at 2 p. Tomorrow. All types and kinds of pets May be entered playgrounds supervisors said. Those entered in the Competition will be judged according to the smallest and larg est dog cat Bird or any other Type of pet smallest and largest the Best looking pet the largest and the Best trained and the fun Niest and most original pet. Awards will be Given winners. There will be prizes for first Sec Ond and third place winners in each selection. Playground supervisors to Gether with the girls assisting them will be in charge of the show. Parents Are invited to at tend. Part of the contest will be a Check to determine which play ground has the largest number of pets entered and which play ground has the largest number of parents present. 2 Clearfield county youths injured in Cambria county Clearfield noun trans were admitted to the Philipsburg state Hospital late saturday night with injuries received in a one car Accident three Miles West of Ebensburg. They Are Richard Williams 18, of 602 Williams Street Clearfield and John Kowalcyk 18, of Houtz Dale. Williams received an in jury to his shoulder and knee and is in Good condition while Kowalcyk suffered injuries to his head nose and face and is in fairly Good condition. The mishap occurred the Kowalcyk family said when the boys were returning Home from continued on Pagi 5, column 2 four persons killed four Hurt As fire guts Home near Erie Erie a. Four person were killed and four others injured m a fire that gutted the Kitchen of a Small farm Home near Al bion about 25 Miles South of this Lakeport City. The dead Are Georgia Moyer 19 her 10-year-old sister Judy Bonnie Moyer 2, and Marian Chase nine months in critical condition at a con neat Ohio Hospital is mrs. Dor Othy Moyer 40, Mother of three of the victims. Also hospitalized from yester Day s Blaze Are Mildred Morer 12 Charles Moyer 10, and Harry Chase 12. Fire chief John Ferguson o Albion said the fire broke out in the Home of or. And mrs. Jeff Kinney grandparents of Moyer children after someone attempted to pour kerosene on a Coal stove Mahaffey Burgess warns against firecrackers r. Hime Burgess of Mahaffey Borough today warned that the state Law prohibiting the Sale and shooting of fire crackers in Mahaffey Wil be strictly enforced during the week of july 4. Anyone violating the Regula tion will be prosecuted the Bur Gess said. Milton Eisenhower arrives in Colombia Medellin Colombia Ufa or Milton s. Eisenhower the u. S president s representative on a tour of South America has arrived Here from Bogota. He was greeted yesterday by the department provincial governor and other local officials. A. Readies plan to fight polio cases distribution use of serum to curb disease explained Harrisburg common wealth was ready today to Issue instructions to All Pennsylvania physicians on the distribution and use of a new serum to curb polio myelitis. Our allotment of cubic centimetres of the serum will be administered to polio victims and to members of their said or. William d. Schrack jr., of the state health department. To assure proper allotment of the serum Gamma globulin All physicians will have to be briefed Schrack said. The state s annual allotment of the serum comes from the office of defense mobilization with rigid regulations on How it should be dispensed. Gamma globulin will be issued to private physicians tending polio victims on request to the state health department. Pennsylvania s portion of the serum is based on the average number of polio cases reported in the state during the period 1947-51. This according to Schrack was 920. Gamma globulin is intended to prevent and modify paralysis accompanying poliomyelitis. It does not prevent the disease itself. Tests have shown that one Oul of three victims of the disease suffered no paralysis when administered Gamma Schrack said. This serum is not the Complete answer to Al continued on Page 5, column 5 mouse floor fight opens on profits tax Extension bulletin Washington Republican leaders today Dropper their move to Force House consideration of the excess profits tax Bill with out action first by the tax writing ways and Means committee. By Charles f. Barrett Washington up the Eisen Hower administration swung Toda into a slam bang House floor Battle to push traditional congressional procedures aside and pass on Extension of the excess profits tax administration forces in their most critical test in the House this session faced a Strong line up o democrats and a hard Core o rebellious republicans assailing the whole procedure As contrary to House rules and democratic principles. House gop leaders Seid the president might Send up a last minute Appeal for support to be read on the floor during the fight speaker Martin a mass talked the situation Over with the presi Dent at the regular monday morn ing White House conference o continued on Page 5, column 5 Bethlehem Man is new state head of eagles Scranton a. We Alfred t Williams of Bethlehem is the new president of the Pennsylvania fraternal order of eagles. He sue needs John a. Mccarthy o Philadelphia. Delegates at the closing session of their convention saturday also named Charles c. Guenther o Scranton As the Eagle of the Clark letter sent to reds promises truce enforcement by robot b. Tuckman Seoul Allitt today asked the reds to agree immediately to a Date for signing a korean truce indicating they have either persuaded rebellious president syn Man Rhee to agree to an armistice or have decided to go ahead without his Okay. Gen. Mark Clark . Commander told the reds in a letter delivered at Panmunjom that the . Command will enforce truce terms to the limit of its his letter was delivered shortly after he conferred in Seoul with Rhee president Eisenhower s personal envoy Walter s. Robertson and other top u. S. Officials. Although the meeting was secret the unc s readiness to go ahead with its truce plans indicated it had found some sort of so Lution to the problem of the stub born South korean Leader s refusal to accept the present truce terms and his threat to fight on alone if an armistice is signed on those terms. There was no immediate com ment from Rhee on Clark s letter. The Rok president s arbitrary release of anti red korean War prisoners had Frozen the truce talks just As the negotiations appeared on the verge of final agree ment. If the reds accept Clark s terms it could put the armistice where it was before the prisoner release began two weeks Complete and ready to sign. The reds protested angrily in a full dress truce session june 20, de manding recapture of the prisoners and Assurance the unc would control Rhee if an armistice Wen signed. Clark s answer delivered at Panmunjom by Liaison officers told the reds 1. It would be impossible to recapture the released pos. 2. The unc will make every Effort to gain South korean co operation in a truce. 3. Where necessary the unc will to the limit of its ability establish military to enforce truce terms. 4. The truce would be Mili tary armistice Between the military commanders of both sides answering a red question if the South korean nation would be included in a 5. The unc does not exercise authority Over the Republic of Korea which is u Independent Sov Ereign state but it does command the Rok army. 6, the unc still considers the prisoner breakout an escape As far As it is concerned. Clark said continued on Pace 5, column 3 casualty toll passes 1500 in japanese flood by the ass plated press Tokyo Fol a great flood that left almost persons dead missing or Hurt and a million homeless receded today on the Southern Japan Island of Kyushu but dark rain Clouds posed and ominous new threat. The government weather Bureau tonight reported a typhoon in the South seas and said if it continues its present course it might hit Kyushu in a week or less. Seven Days of torrential Rains turned much of the Northern part of area about the size of new a vast Lake. The hapless japanese residents fled to any High ground they could find. The known death toll was 457 late tonight but the number of missing decreased sharply to 646 As Many japanese returned to their towns and villages. The injured list reached 827. Police said several villages were washed away and Homes continued on Page 5, column Al methodists launch Campaign to secure new members Philadelphia or the meth Odist Church has launched a drive to recruit new members in this Campaign begun at a mass rally of More than persons at Franklin Field. The rally yesterday commemorated the 250th anniversary of the birth of John Wesley the Little English scholar who founded the denomination. The ceremony was highlighted by admission into the Church of new members. It climaxed the end of a three Day world wide methodist convocation on evangel ism. Some 200 Church leaders from every state in the nation and representatives from foreign coun tries attended the convocation. British press dismayed Over Churchill illness London a the Surprise ill Ness of prime minister Churchill aroused dismay in much of the British press today and the pro labor daily Mirror urged sir win Ston to retire. The 71 year old conservative Leader was reported to have Cepter cheerfully the orders from his medical advisers to take a com plete rest for at least a month. He and lady Churchill were luncheon hosts yesterday to their son in Law and daughter or. And mrs. Christopher Soames and lord Beaverbrook publisher of the daily express at their estate near Westerham 25 Miles Southeast of London. Soames said later sir Winston s condition is not such that it is Likely either to deteriorate or improve from Day to continued on Page 12, column 5 unemployment looms for Many miners who begin vacation today Pittsburgh we unemployment is looming for some of the United mine workers now vacationing says John Busarello president of ump District no. 5. The miners Are scheduled to go Back to the pits july 6. Under terms of a contract negotiated several years ago by ump presi Dent John l. Lewis the diggers got vacation checks. I really Don t see How some of the operators said Busarello. Much of the Coal Industry is in bad shape. We be got a lot of Coal above ground and have lost a Good Many markets for Coal in the past few Busarello said he believes Many Small mines will not reopen immediately when the 10-Day vacations end july 6, adding i fear that some Large mines will remain closed for awhile a spokesman for the Western continued on Page 5, column 5 even the Small Fry took to the old swimming Hole As the Best Way to beat the weekend beat a group of Young bathing beauties and their escorts were caught by the camera As they licked and lolled at the of Erncliffe Pool located Between Clearview and Curwensville. Progress picture by Jack Zopf

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