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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - March 4, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania f r- t. 1. " 4 H 1 1 / V*** VL-\y- fcivv'. i ,. r r 1 1 -^r _ r �� � - ^ K F tittle p^pj � decide which oartv mil ^ v ^ ' � s I � your 4. it: ^ y ,l -'^^ 1 _ Viet Nam war ois^Fage 6. 1 * "I �; 4 1 l 1 - * 14,518 Copies Daily: 1 7 16 PAGES TODAY :.v �J J ri - i An1 1 h - .4" - �> J .1 j j j I n �/^^ ^ 1 ^^ I- ^ V - FP' ^ i t - 1 " 4: : t. 1 1 ^4 1- x * u- - i 4. - 4- " - r * ' "4" * j - " r � 1 . A j 1 � i I i * 4i-* 1 kL - 1 - - - r t 11" - \ . * 1 F _ j _ 4 j ^. 1 1 - h FL - Jr. r ^ -. 4- 'P P .� 4^ T F- �7 If �. 1 _V � / * ? ^ ^ * p^4.' ^ ^- ^' -* 7^" ^r � � * v^p^B * f^-j^^j ^rv>4."" - .. . *' 1 �Ms- ir,,- - ^ii?y_y.JM:, "^iii.V-v �� ./v ';Vv;^- -^VY:r ^-,y ^^^^^-�^^^YtYtr^'^-  �i L t. " 4 - ^ ^ : v-.' �� � Y.*> r:-,vJ;-'�-.-;-^;,.Y-.:-' � - ,Y? "� w:- v ' ' -�..�-.'V ;Y.: � �-� - 1 '.. r>:_:;. Yk ' 4^ 4^ " 4^ 4 " - _j F. r 11 T u I* ' 4 - j . f - -r r" L 4" t ^ � T t - ^ 4f � � 4 1" � w W '�m _ ri - - f 1 ^ - k ' T j ^ 4 4. ^ t>riK j - 45 f0 3 4T-- p 1 I; 4 . p ' 1 par King Jot was 10-year lease for : t The go-ahead sign-ql for establishing vClearfield't first muni given by Clearfield Bprough Council last nig ht when it two East Cherry Street lots owned By Joseph and Thelma Marrara. 'In approving the lease the counci Ime n were accepting a recomendation of the cil Parking Authority which basbijen dickering for the lots for several  months. Originally, the Parking Authority planned to purchase the lots for $50,000 and lease them back to the borough. This met with opposition from some - of the councilmen as well as from � "i private citizens who opposed the purchase ^price. lan for'reap-; CURWENSVILLE - The Interim Operating Committee (IOC) of the Curwensville Area. School District, progressing smoothly toward complete, reorganization of the system by 'July 1, adopted a set of bylaws dt d regular meeting last 'night. The lengthy list: of rules! and regulations governing operational procedures of the nine-member board had been ^drafted and given a careful review at a special'executive ' lession last month; y ' � + President David S. Ammer-man also appointed three stahd- HARRISBURG (AP) - The Senate today completed action on a compromise portioning Peinhsylvania?s '21 congressional districts, sending the. measure to the House on a vote of 45-3. Passage was atiti * climactic; after a long struggle Thursday night and early today which, rer suited ,ih four , amendments ; to the. hastily-.di;awn plain that is Under the terms of the 10- designed to. meet the equal pop-year lease the borougti will pay ulation pitiyisions of the U.S. a rental of $225 a month and Supreme Court wjll blacktop the lots, install parking meters a nd polibe them. Both lots, are presently operated by Mr. Marrara for private parking but � (chairman), Wayne Freyer; and Ronald Butler. Scholastic, teachers arid pro-, gram - Ross Spackman (chairman), Clair Dimmick, arid Mr. Ammerman. Finance arid personnel - Andrew Sutika (chairman), James A. McGarry and Williani Frank. Mr. Ammerman named two special committees : ^; le tiveand athletic ^ Frank _ the pu^oserof^hichM keep abreast of current'legislation affecting the schools and to make reciilarr reDortsr td^ the board. Serving with Mr., the legislative committee are Mr. Dimmick and Mr. Butler. The athletic committee, which will be headed by Mr. Ammer- * t % p _ _ V -y - v ' - v �" :� J' *- JY |�4IV-1 on man, will make reviews bf^the athletic programs from time to time arid, when necessary, make recommendations to the board. Serving with Mr. Ammertnan are Mr} Sdtika, Mr; Tubbs and Mr. Spackman. , y Turning its attention to other matters, the IOC discussed at length the question of when the schools should be closed due to inclement weather. In turn, it adopted a firm ppl- r f Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 8 ^ 1 *� i i V* ^p" Community. Action in Clearfield County, Inc., has scheduled four meetings at which persons aged 65 and over may get information on the federal Medicare program. . All meetings will begin ?t-2 \ ^ � 4 ' p. m. They are: Tuesday, Blue Ball Grange, West Decatur; Wednesday, Jordan Grange, Berwinsdale; Thufsday^ Snow Shoe fire hall; and Friday, Centre Hill Grange, : Graham Township. The lot's will give space for the parking of 56 cars and the Parking Authority anticipates that the, lots will bring in a larger revenue than the monthly rental. > V. The pros/and cons of the lease were discussed at the( last riieetin'g of the Parking Authority which was attended by six coiincilmen. � ^ - � - p The action on the lease at last night's semi-monthly Council meeting was more or less cut and dried; v This did not mean, however, that it. was approved without When time for the vote came, four of the council-men - H. R. Pearson, Walter Johnston, Kenneth Pearce and H; B. Blessing^ voted against W lllj^i pearce, had -rriis^'thr question that the lots would riot relieve the parking situation in the :downtown area. . *|At present the lots are being used for parking by individuals rent them on a monthly basis,", he said. l4If the borougti over the lots these people will only have, to find other parking pkces'^. v In reply, other councilmen pointed out that when the 16ts ^p* i % _ 4 k -L H If .. r 4" * 1 * * Prior to the final vote, the Senate knocked down another amendment proposal by Sen. D, Elmer Hawbaker, R-Franklih.V He proposed that Juniata �nd Perry counties bej taken oiit of the proposed 12th ^District which would have a � population of 482,-000 and added to the l?th Disr trict which would haye 415,000 persons. He arguedijhat the move would equalize the populations of the two districts,: but his amendment failed/ 4-44. Despite the ameiidment^, the bill-still can meet the Monday target for final passage !set by Republican arid ; Democratic' leaders of both houses. The measure . goes- to the House .which called a 4 p.m. meeting today to give it the first of three required' readings; on separate days. The House plan-; ried to meet again atl2!01 iim, Saturday for the second readin that would put the plan hi ;posi final * vote on;1i .,.^:m&$m&...... ' � Sens. Z. H. Conlair, R-Lycoming; D. Emmert Brum- , R.Blair, and Wilmot E, Fleming, R-Montgomery. ! Two Clearfield County juven-iles who had successfully burglarized : a grocery store, shop-.lifted, and stolen cars, picked the wrong csir. from which to .siphon/ gas. The; pair arid another county juvenife were picked up in Virginia Tuesday, when they were caught in the act of stealing gas from a truck.; Their captor arid the owner, of the -car turned out to be a policeman who was off duty at the time. The youths, two from . Clearfield and one from Wallaceton, we're taken into custody and returned to Clearfield County yesterday. At the; time they were apprehended in Virginia^ they were driving a car stolen at Curw6ttsville over the weekend and belonging to A. W. Young of Kerrmopr. ; But^ onY.further questioning at Clearfield Police Headquarters by Assistant Poice Chief. Blfiir Heichel, Curwensville Patrolr man Richerd% Olson and State Trooper Edward Jezewski, two of th^ admitted being involved m^rnore than just the car theft. ^id, thit on Feb. 26i By THOMAS A. REEDY SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - U. S. Air Force, Navy and Marine jets unleashed the Viet Nam war's greatest display of air power in the past 24 hours of attacks against Communist targets in Nort/� and South Viet Nam. "It was our maximum effort/'a spokesman said. With the first good weather in more than a ,week( American planes flew 55 missions - double the usual number - deep into North Viet Nam. For the first time since'the 37-day bombing pause ended Jan. 31, they ranged far north of Hanoi. 4-:---- Air Force jets pounded bridges, trains and other railroad installations on tracks along the Red River line leading to Red China. One flight went as far as the Lang Bun railroad bridge 120 niiles northwest of TTriioi and about 40 miles from the Chinese frontier, the spokesman ..said. There was no assessment of damage. . . . But other Air Force planes, he said, knocked out a bridge 110 miles northwest of Hanoi and another85 .miles from tjie capital on the same rail line, and cut the tracks and damaged tars ION) miles northwest of the The Air Force flew a total of 30 missions. Navy planes flew 25. A mission usually involves more than one plane. The spokesman declined to reveal the number of individual sorties flcwn in the-North but said they S 4 \ - Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 eyY>stole By HARRY KELLY WASHINGTON (AP) - The Viet Nam debate gets down to dollars ai^d cents issues today, with the administration and its critics clashing over whether Uncle Sam can afford the costs of growing world commitments. The Senate, with concern not only for the troops in Viet Nam but also for the taxpayers* at home, takes up the tax bill President Johnson requested to raise $6 billion to help pay the costs of the war. p" t The Senate* Foreign Relations Committee, still the ^seething, center for1 the debate, goes behind closed doors to start voting on an emergency $415-milliori request for, foreign-aid funds for Viet Nam and also Laos, Thai-land and the' Latin American Damage Runs Into Millions; Disaster Worst Since 1942 By JAMES SAGGUS JACKSON, Miss. (AP)-Rescue workers combed sparsely populated rural regions east of Jackson today, looking for more victims of the savage tornadoes which spewed death and destruction in Mississippi. The Mississippi death toll steadily mounted during the night and stood at 57, the Mississippi Highway. Patrol said. One persons was reported killed in neighboring- Alabama'. : � Larry Parks 'of broadcast station WQFT-FM at Forest, vin Scott County, said many homes "are just gone..and the people in them are missing, too." In Jackson, the state's largest city and capital, a tornado dealt death and devastation in a suburban shopping center. At least 12 persons were killed. J _ L Nearby, the modern brick Woodville Heights Baptist church looked like it had exploded. Homes across the street were untouched. A patrol spokesman said 411 were injured in Jadkson arid rural counties to the east of the capital city. One of the tornado victims was Joe Bullock, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Mississippi's 4th District, bullock, recently ousted as director of the state's Agriculture and Industrial Board, was killed instantly, the ? Higl said Np*3 lr|r 4 m i ill' Clearfield, arid while driving it ward Elk County ran off the road and knocked over three - t �m 'A- + Please Tn*i 6, Col! 3 please Ti^ to Page 6, Col. 4 - i markers. - .r it - pV 200 Customers More than 200 � * - - h Please Turn to Page 6, Col 6 4 ; : wV;Y^ :-^Y^'^ State Rep. F^^rO'NeU,' above, Democratic assembly-,man from Garfield: County now serving his third4'term, announced today that lie will be a candidate for the State Senate from. thV 34th District. $1,500 L .' I '"if v �� i 71 i PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Po- - -  'pressed their The district, (formerly comprised of Clearfield and Centre counties, now also includes Cameron arid Clinton counties. 4 j. i t Under the recent Court" ruling on inent, Rep^O'Neil's pTesent House district of Clearfieid has V F- -^k [ been split thre I s n T- 5 Please Turn to /P*ge 6; Col. 7 mustering.. y..'y. '~ ' � ':^ "� � : � v V r ft t J > 4- �1 1 t -4. USS WEISS-Machinists; Fireman Dennis L. ^HtighVes, USN, son of Mr. arid Mrs. Carles H. Hughes of Garfield jgD. 1, Pa., participated iny Opera-tipn "Double Eagle,M th^largest amphibious lariding eyerv made in Viet Nam, Mile saving wtth this command. The assault landing of a large : U. S. Marine force near Thacb ^ Tru, 30 miles south of Chu Lai," b eg an when a 13-ship Naval Task Force steariied into the objective area ip the pfedaw hours of Jan. 28. "_F j L a T" -V. \ �J L ^ -+_ ^ . �-- ^ ^7 Pennsylvania Electric Co. .rei ported. y ; TJ)e short circuit automiticaU ly threw the breakers out in othe substation. Line crews were^dis- patched to locate arid, repair the trouble. The incident is under irivesti- Please Tarn to Page 2, ,CoL. 1 h _ 4* gation. Mr. Gibson 'has requeist-ed any person haying knowledge, of the vandalism to notify the Philipsburg Penelec office, 342- 4400. hold Finance Company office is located. ' A few hours later, in a local hospital, Netfi Zeidner tried to talk about his 20-yeaKold wife, Carol, who lay dead,' one "of the victim's../"Tomorrow was to have been'her last' day there." Then choked with grief, he turned away.:#e could say no more. PleaselTurn to Page 2, Col. 3 1 l As Contract \ s District Road f � Toll This Year r Accidents ............ 108 Injured ............. 56 Damages ........ $59,825 Deaths ............... 4 Deaths Elsewhere ..... 1 A Year Ago Accidents n Injurfd.................61 Damages.........$62,300 I)eaths ................ 1 Deaths Elsewhere .... 1 By BOB VOELKER Associated Press Writer MASONJOWN, Pa. (AP) - Prosperity has returned to the soft'coal fields, to a degree, and miners are grumbling for better things. Very few are demanding, or expect, a pay increase in contract talks now going on In Washington. And fewer still expect to see a strike, But they want improvements in fringe jjenefits - better vacations, pensions, sick leave and job protection. They want things many other in-* dustrial workers are receiv- HjDUirZDALE - The HoutzV d&leY^irje Cbrnpany announced today that its hew $17,000 fire truck has arrived and is on dis-p}ay today, tomorrow and Sunday, at the Jacob George Ford Sales garage. 'A spokesman for the fire company said that the truck was purchased with funds collected from area residents. Refreshments will be served by the Ford garage to all visitors who come to look at the truck. The truck is a new Ford F850. The body and fire equipment were installed by the Brumbaugh Body Co. of Altoona, It includes a 150-pound pressure pump, a 750-gallon booster tank and 400 feet of booster hose. Total cost of the truck was $17,346.54. The company paid $14,346.54 and borrowed $3,000 from the Houtzdale Bank to pay ^m ^^^^^ ^m_____i _ _ Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn tq Page 2, Col. 3 I Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 In the old days,, the United Mine Workers, a fiery band under the heavy hand of John L. Lewis, won some of the best contracts then enjoyed by industrial workers. *^  Hard times hit the coal industry in the ld5bs with the loss of some major markets. Railroads turned to diesel engines, elimi n a ting the old coal-burning loco 4> motives. Oil and natural gas carved deep inroad- in the heating field at the expense of coal. Mine operators laid off workers by the thousands; and the once-loud voice of the minework-ers became a whimper. Union membership plunged from 480,-OOo; to the present 150,000. today, in the midst of general prosperity ai^d-a growing de- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Candidate Petitions Are Due Tuesday Candidates for office in the May primary election have until next Tuesday to file their nominating petitions with the Clearfield County Board of Elections, The board reminded today that Tuesday is the final day on which the petitions can be accepted. Windy and turning colder tonight with showers ending, low 28 to 38. Saturday cloudy, windy and much colder with snow flurries. Sunrise 6:41- Sunset 6:07 Clearfield River Level Thursday 7 p. m. feet (falling). Today 7 a. m, feet (stationary). 5.55 5.55 Clearfield Weather Thursday low 27; High 68. Overnight low 38. Mid - State Airport Thursday low 24; High 53. Overnight low 22. Five - Day Forecast March 5 - 9: Temperatures will average about two to four degrees below the normal highs of 38 to 42 and lows of 22 to 25. It will be cooler over the with cooler until wi weekend, weather persisting turning warmer about Tuesday and Wednesday, Precipitation will average about one-third of an inch melted as snow or snow flurries the first half of the period. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Violent weather - death-deal- V t r J ing tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama and a' blizzard which nearly paralyzed areas in four Midwestern states - highlighted the nation's weather pattern today. , The Mississippi Highway Pa-trol said tornadoes which struck at dusk Thursday across the central part of the state killed 57 persons, including about 20 in the area of Jackson, the state capital. Police said 411 persons were injured in Jackson and three rural counties. Twisters which hit west central Alabama killed one person and injured 11 others. Property damage in the tornado-stricken sections was expected to run into millions of dollars. For the third day, blizzards, gripped the Dakotas, northern Minnesota and sections of Nebraska. One death wis attributed to the severe storn^y weather, and at least nine persons were missing in the Dakotas and Minnesota. The blizzards were described as the worst in a half century in parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota. In the blizzard belt, snow piled into such huge drifts even show plows were unable to operate. Early today wind gusts of 62 miles swept Jamestown; N.D., which had a snow covering of about 18 inches, similar amounts in many other cities. The worst of the storm was in southern and eastern North 4- Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 7 ' T - r p- V ' r >. y r- ;