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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - March 3, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania V _ a l -1 r - - : -i I t � i - >J 1 - .Mr r r - T l_ v.- - X > 1 � - ^ - \ 1^ > _ - :V - t H h 4 - - _ > 4 . � x H - H h .j - 1/ r- V *3;kJ.*- tf*..vA>. ^L*^-a ^.*.Y^;.'.Yi ines .-V* r- 4^ " i - ^ 1 �It i - ^ * 1 C f � ^ r - t ^ - h - "F* ^1 J ' .-. i vy - i J. ' i- * 1^ 7 -ft* i h - ' P - ^ _ + 1 �� v �� IT - t # t * 1'^ "1 F^ - r* 4 LI 4 Classified Ads ..... Hints From Heloise Comics Sports................ Obituaries ... Hospital News Editorial, Columns It*  # * * *  * * h L +��� Social News .. 7, 10,11, 20 School News............. 8 Savings Bond News .... 18 Area Business Notes . i xpected t * * of Cbnsu HARRISBURG (AP) By JACK LYNCH 1 - . 1 -F^ tion 1 -. Gov. Scrantdn to day ordered establishment of a state Bureau mer protection in the Justice Department. The governor said the bureau would tohi^ertient proposed legislation for regula-of retail sales credit. �jV ' ^* = �: r i The new ex-r It is going to cost} $ 135,472.62 to operate Lawrence Tbwnship during, 1966 according to a budget adopted by the Uy^ririce Tbwnship Board of Supervisors at a regular meeting last night. uristiu, he told his weiekly news cphference; will coordinate all th Isting state efforU in consumer protection, mobilize: local and^ private forces and togeth With focal 'district' ottorheys, prosecute ^offenders; and explore additional Ways to protect the public; ;1  ^ 7 P said thie surge in the economy has posed a "growing risk 6f commercial fraud and deception," adding: "Without question, the great majority of businessmen are honest,, and their integrity cannot be challenged. But a small miiiority of sharp dealers can make a gigantic impact-can; in fact, defraud millions of dollars annually from the innocent and Unwary.'  . 1; :. y';;' "We are a state of nearly 12 consumers. And most of us need protection. It vis true that special targets foi the sl;arp practitioner are the aged arid the uninformed? But even the most sophisticated shopper is a potential victim. Deceptive advertising, dishonest selling, exorbitant financing can deceive or victimize any consumer." Scranton has proposed in a special session' of the legislature that consumers be protected against unfair-/credit practices.' "This credit control will be an important step; but it is only a small segment y of the total effort required," * the governor said. : > He added that three offices of the Consumer Protection Bur reau would be1 established in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. Its specific duties would be: " �Provide1 a tenter for the receipt and .investigation of all received from the; - * tion Major items in the budget include: -Highway maintenance, construction and. reconstruc- - $48,1007from township funds, $38,960.12 from State ----- - .^;7',--t Uquid Fuels Highway Aid fund; -Protection to persons and property$39,500; -Projected building fund $30,360; t -General'government administration - $8,200; Tax collection fees-$3,702; Miscellaneous expenditures $5,230; -Special tax fund expenditures - street lighting, $l,651t sewer maintenance, $3,500: Money to meet these obligations will ;come-from the following sources: ,% By PETER ARNETT SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Using ambush tactics on water and land, the Viet Cong shot up a small oil tanker near Saigon today and killed at least 11 Vietnamese policemen in the 17th Parallel demilita-rized zone. In a vacant lot on Saigon's outskirts, authorities found the bodies. of three young government employes executed by the Viet Cong. Their -hands were tied behind their backs and they had been shot. A terrorist hurled a grenade into a bar near the Saigon waterfront tonight and wounded three Vietnamese bar girls. The terrorist fled. The bar is fre-quently patronized by U.S. servicemen. Clearfield County remains part of the 23rd congressional district under the latest reap-portionment plan agreed upon Wednesday by ^ey political leaders in Pennsylvania. But the size of the district would be increased from eight to ton' counties with the addition of Clinton, Potter and Cameron counties and the loss of Jefferson and Clarion counties. * r The original plan announced last month, but rejected by Gov. Sdranton, would have added only Centre and deleted Jefferson, increasing the population of the district from 372,941 to 404,629. However, the addition yesterday of three northern tier counties from the 17th district and the loss of Clarion in addition to Jefferson to the 22nd changes the population of the 23rd district to 429,009, or. nearly 10,000 above the average district population figure. h F Thus, these are the counties which would comprise the new 23rd district: Venango, Forest, Warren, McKean, Potter, Elk, Cameron, Clinton Clearfield and Centre. Heretofore, Centre County had been part of the 17th district 27 Congressional Districts Once Again Realigned HARRISBURG (AP) - The Senate, moving quickly to meet the timetable, set the stage for passage of a compromise congressional reapportionment bill at a midnight session tonight. Tuesday, Philadelphia Democratic and Republican leaders announced they had reached an ford, �.Fultonf Franklin and Per-1 agreement on the five districts ry counties 482,201. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 6 but was shifted in the original realignment. In addition to Clarion and Jefferson, the 22nd district comprises Cambria,, Indiana and Armstrong counties, The population of the district would be 442,373. Completing a circle around the 23rd district are the 12th � �� and 17th districts which would shape up as follows: 12th - Juniata, Mifflin, Huntingdon, Blair, Somerset, Bed- By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) - President Johnson signed into law today the "cold war GI bill," but remarked that its cost goes further than he was willing to recommend. nue Total estimated tax reve- Mediate disputes \ the consumer and the vio wherever possible; Recommend further needed legislation.- ^ V -Institute a program of continuing education of the con- sumer to enable him to avoid the pitfaUs of fraud and to in- f * Please Turn to-Page 6, Col. 8 L- -. i - Johnson signed the measure in a ceremony in, 4he White House East Room in which he noted; that both houses of'Con-***mte$ 11 unan|mqu.sly. ;f 'I am going to resolve the doubt in favor of Congress," he said. . : - . The ordinance specifies that as the terms expire, new five-year appointments will be made. When vacancies occur, the appointment to be made by the supervisors will be for the unexpired term. President James Amato and William F. Saggese were present for the meeting., ment CHESTER HILL Borough school directors authorized a $20,000 payment on joihture shares at the March -meeting held Tuesday evening. In other matters', Robert R. Granvillerepresentative on the urg-Gsceola Interim Operating Committee, discussed the planned consolidation of cafeteria operations and problem^ involved in unifying the school ta^ structures hi the eight municipalities comprising the district. President Paul L. Guelich conducted the meeting.-Others present were Robert A: Irvin, Ronald H. Stoltz and Mrs. George R. Twigg. Both menijbers of the State Board of Control, Leo M. Ziegler of Houtzdale and William Hazen of Harrisburg also attended. Continued mild, high today mostly in the 50$."Low tonight 40 to 50. Friday cloudy with showers and little change ture. in tempera Sunrise 6:42-Sunset 6:06 Clearfield River Level Wednesday 7 p. 6.00 feet (rising). Today 7 a. m. -feet (falling). m. 5.88 Clearfield Weather Wednesday low 30; High 52. Overnight low 30. ^ 1 % ! Mid - State Airport Wednesday low 29; High 48. Overnight low 24. Snow Storm Rushes Info Lake Area By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A blustery snow storm whipped across the northern Plains into the Lake Superior district today after leaving heavy blankets of white in wide areas in the Rockies. ^ Blizzard conditions pounded some parts of the storm belt which covered eastern sections of Montana and Wyoming, the Dakotas and northern Min-nesota. There was considerable drifting and in some parts of Montana snow removal crews | were on around-the-clock duty. Winds of 25 to 30 m.p.h. caused drifts of fpur to five feet in some parts of Montana. Heaviest snow accumulations totaled near two feet at Red 4 - ^ L Lodge in the southern part of the state. Snow also totaled nearly two feet at Evanston, in southwestern Wyoming, with similar amounts in some higher Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 The State Highway Commis-siom will hold a public meeting at Clearfield June 1 as part of a statewide program to add projects to its $3.4 billion six-year highway program. The meeting in the District 2 Office at Clearfield will cover projects in the eight-county district ^ Clearfield, Centre, Mifflin, Elk, Cameron, Clinton, Potter and McKean. ; The six-year program was approved last year by the State Legislature. Commission Chairman Henry D.Harral said:"These meetings will give the public a true picture of the efforts being made by the Commission to hear from the citizenry what highway improvements areneeded." The State Highway Commission was created to provide Pennsylvania wjth a continuous highway building program and to recommend to the Legislature highway building priorities based on data supplied by the State Highways Department and public meetings. Each year the Commission must add to the program so Pennsylvania, at all times, has a prograni of road building continuity. Members of the Commission include: Harold G. Reslink, Erie; Henry F. Huth, Lancaster; Roy E. Furman, New Cumberland; Louis G. Feldmann, Hazle-ton; Robert B. Pease, Pittsburgh; Thomas J. Mullaney, Philadelphia; State Senator George' N, Wade, Camp Hill; State Representative Edward N. McNally, Johnstown; and Highways Secretary Harral. Robert E, Quade,;18, of Madera, waived a hearing on a charge of larceny of anN automobile before Justice of the Peace Harry Ganoe at Clearfield yesterday and is being held in the county jail to await court action. Quade was arrested at Allegany, N. Y., by New York State Police Tuesday night arid returned to Clearfield yesterday. He was charged with stealing a car owned by James Car-j baugh of Madera Tuesday. The car was recovered at Allegany. ) The prosecuting officer was State Trooper Edward Jezewski of the Clearfield Substatibn. Meanwhile, the substatibn also reported that three juveniles, two from Clearfield and the other from Wailaceton, were returned home this morning from Virginia where they were picked up Tuesday. . { The trio, police said, stole a car at Curwensville over the weekend and drove to Virginia. The car, which was recovered, is owned by A. W. Young of Kerrmoor. THE LATEST PLAN - Here .$ howywest central counties are lined up in the latest con-gressional reapportionment plan/ By districts, they are: 23rd ^Clearfield;Centre. xfSf.rS�7' C.ambna' Armstrong and Indiana; 12th - Somerset, Blair/ Huntingdon Mifflin, Juniata, Perry, Bedford,fvltor^^ in that city. Within short order: -Legislative conferees ' informed Gov. Scranton that a basic agreement on realignment of all 27 seats had been, reached and then he promptly called the general assembly into session at 10 p.m. to give the plan immediate consideration. -A bill was introduced with bipartisan sponsorship . in the Senate and minutes later was reported out of committee: The measure contained a week extension of the March 8 filing deadline for congressional candidates., Plans are for the Senate to advance the measure one step at a session at 6 p.m. and then to pass it over to the House shortly after midnight. Under the tentative timetable laid down by the Senate leadership, the House would consider the measure Friday and Saturday and pass it finally/ Monday. "The Hous$ leaders have been advised of this and they join with us in what we ai*e saying," said Senate Majority Leader Stanley G.\ Stroup after the agreement was announced. . Any amendment could upset that timetable and there yiert unconfirmed reports circulating some changes were being considered by some House members. -. ^e bill as proposed does not-appear to substantially change the political pattern of the dis-tricts if past voting trends are evidenced in November; although boundaries in all but se. ven districts were changed. ^ There presently are 15 Democrats and 12, Republicans in con-gress from' Pennsylvania. Only two of unaltered districts the 19th of Cumberland,) York and Adams counties, arid the 24th of Erie, Crawford arid'Mer-cer counties-could be classified �l">- -r r^. .- ' 4 \ - COALPORT Paul Helsel, 25 Youngstown, Ohio, formerly of Cpalpbrt, received Sunday that their son, Pfc. Paul E. (Pete) Helsel Jr., 21,' was killed in action in Vietnam that day. � h , J h _ i h �i Pfc. Helsel was well-known at Coalport;as he had spent many vacations ,twith his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Helsel, He had visited with them prior to being sent to Viet Nam last .Dec. 27. - Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending arrival of the body. By JACK BELL at th* i �. an unlimited, open-ended coni- Its Effect on Police Investigations . omatic Kepi United High Parker Dam Bid Totals $2,001 HARRISBURG (AP) - The Forests and Waters Department announced Wednesday that an unofficial high bid of $2,001 for the food, refreshment and row-boat concession at Parker Dam State Park, Clearfield County, was submitted by Loretta Galla-gher, Benezette, JElk County. Silent on Lost Bomb By BOB HORTON WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials said today diplomatic courtesy kept the United States silent on the biggest non-secret in years - the loss of a hydrogen bomb over Spain. "We couldn't say anything officially until Spain made a move/' one authority said. Spain made a move Tuesday, announcing that 2,000 persons had been exposed to a slight danger of radiation after U.S. B52 bomber and KC135 tanker crashed after colliding in flight Jan. 17 near Palomares, Spain. The United States followed up Wednesday with the first official acknowledgement four thermonuclear weapons were aboard the B52 when it crashed near the Mediterranean Coast. A Defense Department spokesman described the weapons as thermonuclear and a reporter asked if that meant hydrogen bombs. The answer was The conventional explosives surrounding the critical core of the hydrogen devices blew apart two of the bombs upon impact Please Turn-to Page 2, Col. 3 spread "yes." iT - h Astronauts Will Be Buried at Arlington WASHINGTON (AP) - The bodies of astronauts Elliot M, See Jr. and Charles A. Bassett II have been brought here for burial Friday amid the nation's honored dead at Arlington National Cemetery. See, 38, a civilian, and Bassett, 34, an Air Force major, were killed Monday when their T38 jet fighter-trainer crashed into a building at the McDonnell Aircraft Corp. plant at St. Louis, Mo. They had been scheduled to fly the Gemini 9 space mission next May. Memorial services were held Wednesday in Houston, Tex. 'I do not believe that we are facing in Viet Nam mitment to a major land war* in Asia." - McNamara appeared at a closed session to answer questions of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee whose probe of administration Southeast Asian policy has been the storm cfenter of debate. McNamara addressed himself to some of the questions that have been raised in the committee's previous public hearings-such as whether the Vietnamese conflict could into a war with China. McNamara told the committee the United States has done everything possible militarily and diplomatically "to make it unmistakably clear that there is no justificiation for Communist China to involve itself in the war in Viet Nam." But he said that given the history of militant actions by Communist China "it would be irresponsible for me to say that we run no risk of war with China arising from our efforts to defend South Viet Nam from aggression." One task rente Court pplication of Ruling By BARRY SCHWEID WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has comply ed a searchmg re-examination of its historic Escobedo d�. cis.on apparency deeply divided on how it should be ap-plied to police investigations across the land. In one sense at least, Justice Potter Stewart suggested Wednesday as three days of hearings on five Escobedo-type cases drew to a close, the court may be chasing a facing McNamara was a defense of his own announcement Wednesday of a new 20,000-man increase in U.S. fighting forces in Viet Nam. McNamara's prepared statement for the closed session of the committee stressed this view with respect to the possibility of a widening war: l(The risk is not created by our operations in South Viet Nam; it was created by our treaty commitments. All of us will o' the wisp." The Escobedo ruling in 1964 for the first time extended to a suspect in a police station the right to consult his lawyer - and set off a national debate on police practices. They hang in the balance until the justices hammer out their differences if they can and, perhaps by June, announce their decisions. Again and again, as lawyers pressed their cases before the court during the exhaustive review, they were asked by the justices to give their own readings of the Escobedo rulin( answers were diverse. To California Deputy Atty, Gen. Gordon Ringer, the Escobedo decision does not mean the state is obliged to provide a lawyer to a police suspect before taking his confession. The Free Chest X-Rays Offered Next Week In Four Area Towns The chest X-ray mobile unit will be in Clearfield County and Philipsburg next week to provide free X-rays to area residents. The visits will be sponsored by the Jefferson-Clearfield Counties - Philipsburg Tuberculosis and Health Society in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Health, The schedule: -Monday, Clearfield, Courthouse Plaza, noon to 4 p, m. and 5 to 9 p. m, - -Tuesday, Curwensville, near Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 I Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 3 J Please Turn to Page 2, Col 5 J It - - \ - t ' .1: _ f- * 1 7- i in- T � it ;