Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 23, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chuckle Our successes we ascribe to ourselves; our failures to destiny. THE PROGRESS Reader's Tip A traveling editor returns. Read 'The Monday Wash' on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 121 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Monday, May 23, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 16 PAGES TODAY ^IIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIItlllllllllllll'i 1 News from Around The World ... 1 Premier Ky Gains Control of Da Nang Rebels Surrender Last Stronghold South Vietnamese Turn Attention To Anti-U. S. Rioters in Saigon By EDWIN Q. WHITE SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - The last rebel haed-quarters in Da Nang surrendered today, giving Premier Nguyen Cao Ky virtually unchallenged control of South Viet Nam's second largest city after eight days of bloodshed. Some 400 antigovernment soldiers poured out of Da Nang's Tinh Hoi pagoda and gave up their large store of arms without firing a shot. An overwhelming force of marines and 13 armored cars ringed the Buddhist stronghold. The capitulation came less than 12 hours before expiration of an ultimatum by the junta to declare the rebel soldiers deserters unless they ended the revolt by 6 p. m. About 400 rebels gave up Sunday. Politics For Advocated Negroes = By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 5 ATLANTA, Ga. - Negroes should forget about E integration and instead work to improve their lot by S organizing political parties, said the new national 5 chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Com- 5 mittee. "We feel that integration is irrelevent," said 5 SNCC's Stokely Carmichael in an interview at his 5 Atlanta office. "We have got to go after political pow- S er." = Guantanamo Incident Being Probed = HAVANA - The U. S. Defense Department is in- 5 vestigating a Cuban charge that gunfire from the U. S. = naval base at Guantanamo Bay killed a Cuban sentry. i 5 The Castro government claimed that American guards ; = shouted "Hey, Cubans! Hey, Cubans! We knocked off i = another one." = LSD Trackers Being Trained = WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administra- 5 tion is training personnel to track down illegal sources 5 of the hallucinatory drug, LSD, in an attempt to curb 1 its use in the United States. Dr. James L. Goddard, = the administration director, said the drug, while not = addicting, "is extremely dangerous in the opinion of r most qualfied scientists." | Heat Wave Kills 15 in India E NEW DELHI, India - A killer heat wave seared S North India today for the fifth consecutive day. Tem- E peratures as high as 115 degrees Farenheit have killed E at least 15 persons. 5 Lady Macmillan Dies EE LONDON - Lady Dorothy Macmillan, wife of E former Prime Minister Harold Macmillian, died Satur- E day at her home in Sussex. She was 65. A daughter E of the ninth Duke of Devonshire, she married Mac- E millan in 1920. Humphrey Addresses School Children PHILADELPHIA - Vice President Hubert H. E Humphrey said today that young people should re- E main in school because "tomorrow is the time for 5 America." "Tomorrow is your time - I hope you E make the most of it," Humphrey said in remarks 5 prepared for delivery to some 7,000 high school, E junior high school and elementary school pupils. E Talmadge Rules Out Candidacy | WASHINGTON - Sen. Herman Talmadge, D- E Ga., said today he will continue to serve in the Senate E and will not be a candidate this year for governor of E Georgia. Talmadge indicated last week that he might E leave the Senate, where he has two more years to E serve in his present term, and return to Georgia to S run for governor. | Boy Charged With Another's Murder N S LONDON - Police have charged a 13-year-old 5 E boy with murdering an eight-year-old schoolboy. De- E E tectives believe the child died in a death-dare game E E called "the chicken run." The body of little Ian Lewis S 2 was found bound hand and foot in the River Thames E E Saturday. Other boys said the game consists of rival 2 2 gangs daring each other to be bound and left on the 2 S Thames foreshore when the tide is out. The object is 2 2 to get clear before the tide comes in again. E ^iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiittiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiir. State Trooper Mum On Who Fired Fatal Shot at Kidnap-Killer CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) - State police Cpl. Grant H. Mixell, who along with another state trooper survived a gun duel with kidnap-killer William D. Hollen-baugh, said "We are all very fortunate." But when asked if it was his shot which felled Hollenbaugh Wednesday, Mixell, 38, said: "I am under direct orders from the commissioner that any such news release must come from his office." There is some controversy as to whether Mixell or Larry Ru-beck, a 15-year-old farm boy, Inside The Progress Classified Ads ....... 12, 13 Hints From Heloise ...... 8 Comics ................. 15 Sports .............. 10, 11 Obituaries ............... 2 Hospital News ........... 3 Editorial, Columns ....... 4 Social News ......... 13, 16 Today in History ......... 4 School News ........... 14 AP Special Report....... 5 Shapp Claims Scranfon Had Pygmy Plans PHILADELPHIA (AP)-Milton Shapp, Democratic nominee for governor, feels the Scranton administration programs have been "pygmy in nature" while Pennsylvania has "giant problems." The 53-year-old millionaire industrialist Sunday accused Gov. Scranton of runing his administration "by public relations." Shapp also called his upset gubernatorial victory over the Democratic organization - backed candidate a "repudiation of the policies of ex-Pennsylvania Gov. David L. Lawrence." Lawrence is a veteran key leader in the parly. Shapp staged a reported $1 million campaign in successfully challenging the party organization choice, Sen. Robert P. Casey of Scranton. The Philadelphia business executive attacked the Scranton administration and discussed other topics in two separate television appearances (WCAU-TV and KYW-TV). In criticizing Scranton, Shapp said: "I'd like to get Madison Avenue out of Harrisburg and bring real progress to the state. Scranton has "emasculated public education," Shapp charged. He said there are 7,000 fewer employers in Pennsylvania than when Scranton took over despite claims to the contrary. Pennsylvania has lost 200,000 in population during the Scranton administration, the Democratic nominee said. Stressing the need for "revi-lalization" of his party, Shapp said: "There are fences to be mended .. . but there also are some Viet Nam Policy To Face Test In Voting in Oregon By WILLIAM T. PEACOCK WASHINGTON (AP) - The administration's Viet Nam policy goes on the line Tuesday before Oregon Democratic voters choosing their party's nominee for the Senate. The primary voters will be offered a choice between Howard Morgan, 52, who is critical of President Johnson's Viet Nam policy, and Rep. Robert B. Duncan, 45, who supports its. As an added fillip, Sen. Wayne Morse, Oregon Democrat who has been sharply critical of the administration, has staked his prestige on a 4----------� victory for Morgan. At the same time, Florida and Oklahoma voters will be settling runoff races for nominations for governor, and Kentucky voters will be choosing Senate candidates. There also will be contests in Oregon for gubernatorial nominations and in both Oregon and Kentucky primary races for Congress will be staged. Because of the clash of views on Viet Nam policy, national interest is centered on the rival bids by Morgan and Duncan. Morse has declared that if Morgan was not nominated he would vote for Gov. Mark Hatfield. Hatfield is the prospective Republican Senate nominee although he faces primary opposition from Walter Huss, an ultra-conservative. The Senate seat involved in this struggle is now held by Sen. Maurine B. Neuberger, Democrat, who chose not to seek reelection. State Treasurer Robert Straub is bidding in Oregon for the Democratic nomination for governor. He is opposed by State Sen. Ben Musa. Candidates for the Republican nomination are Secretary of State Tom McCall and John L. Reynolds. In Florida, Gov. Haydon Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Philipsburg R. D. Man Captured Near Huntinadon HUNTINGDON - Two escapees from the Slate Correctional Institution at Huntingdon were captured by police late Saturday morning in a wooded area not far from Huntingdon. George A. Kerfoot, 31, of Philipsburg R. D., and Paul McCartney of Washington were returned to the institution to face a charge of prison breach1 and Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Donors Needed For Visit of Bloodmobile PHILIPSBURG - Final efforts are being made here today with numerous telephone and personal contacts to secure blood donors for tomorrow's Blood-mobile visit. The Red Cross blood center will be established in the Veterans of Foreign Wars home, Front and Spruce streets, from noon to 6 p. m. Blood Donor Chairman John E. Lux stated today that response thus far has been poor and that he is concerned about (he possibility of not reaching tomorrow's quota of 125 pints. Mr. Lux urged all area residents to support this visit. BLOODMOBILE GIVE BLOOD BL00r0BILE BE A DONOR BLOODMOBILE The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in St. John's Lutheran Church at Clearfield until 6 p. m. today. Walk-in donors will be welcomed to help meet the 1 25-pint goal. Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Clearfield Rotarians To 'Man The Mikes' At WCPA Tuesday Listeners to Radio Station WCPA tomorrow will hear some new voices as members of the Rotary Club of Clearfield take over for the day. The Rotarians, busy for the past three weeks selling commercial announcements, will present them tomorrow in a climax to the program designed to raise funds for the club's college scholarship fund. Most members of the club have been assigned a specific time to read the commercials. Robert Whilford, chairman of the event, said everything is ready for the Rotarians to "man the mikes" tomorrow. Assisting Mr. Whitford have been Robert Moffett and Robert Mitchell. In showing appreciation to the station which donates all facilities to the club, the personnel at the station will be guests at the club's meeting tonight in the New Dimeling Hotel. Cosby, Stanwyck Win ... Dick Van Dyke Collects Four Show Emmys By GENE HANDSAKER HOLLYWOOD (AP) - The expiring Dick Van Dyke Show triumphantly collecting four more Emmys. Negro Bill Cosby thanking NBC for having "the guts" to star him. Winner Barbara Stanwyck fighting back tears. These were among highlights of Sunday night's Television Academy Awards, a slowly paced show that nevertheless developed its own^______......- ----- - drama. Memorial Day Services Set In Madera Area MADERA - The John Branic Post No. 8822, Veterans of Foreign Wars, has scheduled Memorial Day services for next Monday at seven locations. The schedule is: Glen Hope Honor Roll, ft:30 a. m.; Hegarty Cross Roads Cemetery, 9:45; Smoke Run Honor Roll, 10; Catholic Cemetery at Vulcan, 10:15; Greek Orthodox Cemetery, 10:45; Alexander Cemetery, 11; and Madera Honor Roil, 11:30. Post Commander Frank L. Snyder has urged all veterans to take part in the services. They will meet at 8:30 a. m. at the post home. Bus transportation to the services will be provided by Carbaugh Bus Service. The post auxiliary, headed by President Ada Smeal, will participate as will the James Alexander Chapter, DAR. Thomas Washic will be the bugler and Chester Hawkins will be in charge of the firing squad. Lunch will be served at noon to all those taking part. Area Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited to participate. Flags and markers have been placed but anyone who desires a flag or marker for a veteran's grave at any of the above cemeteries is asked to contact Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Bicyclist, Motorist Injured in Separate Highway Accidents A bicyclist and a motorist were injured in two of three weekend accidents reported in the Philipsburg area. Damage in the accidents totalled S800. James Long, 10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Long, suffered injuries to his head and a fractured finder when he was thrown from a bicycle last evening near his home. The accident occurred on Hale Street at 5.30 p. m. as James was riding on the handlebars of a bicycle operated by his 14-year-old brother, John. The bicycle skidded on loose dirt in a rut and the two boys were thrown to (he street. John suffered elbow and arm cuts and bruises. James, who was unconscious for some 10 minule.s, was taken to the Philipsburg State General Hospital in the Hope Fire Company ambulance. His condition today is listed as fair. Thomas E. Pelton, 21, of Mor- Killer Forced Girl To Help Rob Residence By PAUL ZDINAK SHADE GAP, Pa. (AP)-William D. Hollenbaugh f o r c ed Peggy Ann Bradnick to accompany him last Monday while he burglarized a residence in the Shade Gap district and made her carry out some of the loot, State Police say. The loot included a .32 caliber automatic pistol, binoculars, clothing and food, Stale Police Lt. Edward P. Mitarnowski said Sunday. Mitarnowski said he believed this was the gun Hollenbaugh used to wound Deputy Sheriff Francis Sharpe Wednesday. "Sharpe told us he was shot with a .32 pistol and we believe this is the same gun," Mitar- Plcase Turn to Page 6, Col. 2 Two County Areas Selected for Study UNIVERSITY PARK - The Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology and The Department of Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University have selected the Houtzdale (Moshannon Valley School district) and the Coalport-Irvona area as the site for a proposed community and youth study. The areas were selected because of their location in a coal-producing region of Pennsylvania. The research project, Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 Sam Castan * Hewsman Killed, 3 Others Wounded In Viet Action DA NANG, South Viet Nam (AP) - One newsman was killed covering the war against the Communists in Viet Nam during the weekend. Three others were wounded covering the political strife. Sam Castan, an award-winning editor of Look magazine, was killed by mortar fire Saturday while covering the U.S. 1st Cavalry, Airmobile, Division's Operation Crazy Horse in the central highlands near An Khe. Castan, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., had covered Viet Nam off and on since 1963. Sigma Delia Chi, the professional journalistic fraternity, awarded him its medal for the best magazine reporting of 1964 for articles on Viet Nam. Castan, who carried the title senior editor, also had covered fighting in Cyprus and the Dominican Republic. He lived in Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 There was pathos when Paul Davis, art gallery owner, accepted an award for his wife Alice Pearce who played comic neighbor Gladys on the "Bewitched" scries and died of cancer a few months ago. "I ask you to join me in a toast to a wonderful actress, a great human being and the most delicious wife a man could've had," he said. The nationally televised program was presented from Hollywood and New York. In New York, an award to David Lowe, producer of "KKK-The Invisible Empire," was accepted by his widow, columnist Harriet Van Home. The Van Dyke show lied with the Chrysler Theater, the latter including Bob Hope's Christmas special, for the most awards-four. The Van Djke program brought Emmys to its stars, Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore; its producer, Carl Reiner and the writers of its "Coast to-Coast Big Mouth" episode Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 District Road Toll This Year Accidents ............ 212 Injured .......... 122 Damages ........ $150,985 Deaths .......... 6 Deaths Elsewhere - 1 A Year Ago Accidents ............ 259 Injured .......... 174 Damages ........ $181,175 Deaths fi Deaths Elsev here ____ 1 Queen Entries Urged For County Firemen's Annual Competition Member companies of the Clearfield County Volunteer Firemen's Association are being urged to enter a contestant in the association's annual queen contest. The queen will be selected at a dinner June 22 in the Third Ward Fire Hall at Clearfield. She will be crowned at the annual convention banquet at Houtzdale June 25. Meanwhile, at a meeting held yesterday in the Second Ward Fire Hall at Clearfield, tentative plans were made for the county convention. Among the items of business to be brought up at that time will be whether or not to open the association charter. Yesterday's meeting drew one of the largest crowds to ever attend an association monthly meeting. Some 65 men, including the Houtzdale fire training school members, were on hand. The program included a demonstration on masks conducted by a representative of the U. S. Bureau of Mines. Ky's success, despite sharp initial U.S. disapproval of his surprise troop movement north, gave the 35-year-old premier a considerable boost in his campaign to retain power and retain control of the army's 1st Corps area. With the tide turned in his favor in Da Nang, Ky also moved his troops against anti-American rioters who set two U.S. military vehicles on fire outside the main Buddhist Institute in Saigon. The troops threw rows of barbed wire around the institute to contain further disorders. One influential monk, Thien Minh, announced a mass Bud-dist "march of peace" in Saigon Wednesday. He disassociated the Buddhist leadership from involvement in the rioting. Minh is a lieutenant of Tri Quang, the principal Buddhist leader in the north and reputed architect of the antigovernment campaign. As a precaution, the U.S. Command extended the nightly curfew for American troops in Saigon from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. Previously the curfew ran from midnight to 5 a.m. American billets near the Buddhist Institute also were evacuated. The fast-breaking political Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 3 Scranton Visits Troops in Viet Nam SAIGON (AP)-Gov. William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania visited American troops stationed in Viet Nam's central highlands today. Scranton flew from a U.S. aircraft carrier in the South China Sea to the American base at Peliku, 240 miles northeast of Saigon. He toured positions of the 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, and U. S. advisory groups in the Vietnamese army 2nd Corps area. The Republican governor planned to fly to Saigon later for a briefing on America's economic aid in Viet Nam. Tuesday he was to inspect aid projects in the field. Scranton spent Sunday night aboard a U.S. 7th Fleet carrier at "Yankee Station" off North Viet Nam. He arrived in Saigon Saturday and is to return home by way of Tokyo Wednesday. State Trappers Elect Officers At Elliott Park Jack Hill of Clifton Heights has been re-elected president of the Pennsylvania Trappers Association, Inc.. Mr. Hill was named Saturday at the association's 30th annual conference held at Elliott Slate Park. Other officers are: Merrill Keener of Lebanon, re-elected vice president; Richard Atkins of Lancaster, secretary; and John Snyder of Bentleyville, treasurer. Ed Danko of Unionlown was retained as public relations director. During a business meeting the association went on record favoring retention of the bounty on fox and that the amount be raised to S6. The trappers vigorously oppose a Pennsylvania Game Commission decision to lift the bounty on what the trappers consider to be the biggest destructor of wild game Glrnn I.. Mower1.. executive director of the game commission, was to bp the day's principal speaker. However, an apparent change of plans made it unable for him to attend. The commission's stand on the fox bounty, meanwhile. is thai over the years tlie practice of rewarding individuals for killing Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4 NEW TRAP SHOWN - Herman Montgomery of Curwensville demonstrates a new type of fox trap he designed and calls "Montgomery's Digger Trap." Mr. Montgomery put the traps on display at Saturday's convention of the Pennsylvania Trappers Association at Elliott State Park. (Progress Photo) Fewer Students Take Draft Deferment Test WASHINGTON (AP) - Some school officials say the light turnout for the second session of the draft deferment quiz may be a result of draft director Lewis B. Hershey's statement that few collegians actually will be drafted. About 250,000 students had been expected to take Saturday's examination. Considerably fewer showed up at testing centers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone. At the first session May 14, about 400,000 students took the three-hour, 150-qucstion test. But Lt. Gen. Hcrshey, Selective Service director, told a reporter last week in Dallas, Tex., that few if any college students will be' drafted unless the monthly draft quota jumps over 30,000 men. Hcrshey said there are enough nonstudents and college dropouts to fill current military needs. Next month's quota was set at 15,000 men and the list has jumped over 30,000 only twice this year, in January and in May. One official who linked the light turnout to Hershey's speech was James C. Windsor, Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5 Late News LONDON (AP)-A state of emergency was proclaimed in Britain today, giving the government sweeping powers to keep essential supplies flowing during the national marti-time strike. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court permitted today reinstatement of an indictment that charged Ben Blue, Hollywood entertainer, with attempts to evade federal income taxes. Fair and not quite so cool tonight, low 53 to 60. Tusday cloudy with scattered showers and thun-dershowers and little temperature change. Sunrise 5:47-Sunset 8:31 Clearfield Sunday 7 feet (falling). Today 7 a feet (rising). River p. in. Level - 5.40 - 5.60 88. Clearfield Weather Sunday low 50; High 70. Overnight low 53. Mid - State Airport Sunday low 47; High Overnight low 44. Five - Day Forecast May 24-28; Temperatures will average fivg to nine degrees above normal without much day to day change. Normal daytime highs are 69 to 74 degrees with nighttime lows of 49 to 52. Scattered showers near the middle of the week and again toward the end are expected to average three-quarters of an inch.