Clearfield Progress Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 23
Previous Edition:

About Clearfield Progress

  • Publication Name: Clearfield Progress
  • Location: Clearfield, Pennsylvania
  • Pages Available: 651,041
  • Years Available: 1913 - 2016
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Clearfield Progress, May 28, 1966

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 28, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today's ChuckU Here's a guaranteed way to make your 26-year-old home look more attractive: Go out and price some new ones. The Progress Readies Tip Samuel Lubell tells about Viet Nam poll on Page 4. Vol. 60 - No. 126 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Saturday, May 28, 1966 14,518 Copies Daily 24 PAGES TODAY 5 Others Injured in District... Driver Is Killed Near Harmony One man was killed and five other persons injured in Clearfield County traffic accidents yesterday as the long Memorial Day weekend began. The victim of the fatal accident was 29-year-old Roger D. Solley of Barberton, Ohio, who died instantly of a broken neck, a severed spinal cord and compound fractures when his car struck a utility pole and two trees along Route 17004 between Patchinville and Harmony. He was married and the father of two children. *------------ The three passengers in the ear were injured and were taken to the Miners Hospital at Spang-ler. Solley's brother, 22-year-old Gordon T. Solley Jr. of Ridgway, is listed in critical condition with fractures of both arms and possible fractures of the skull and back. Two other brothers, Francis Oaks, 28, and Charles Oaks, 25, both of Westover R. D. 1, suffered multiple body bruises. They were treated at the hospital and released. State police from Troop C Headquarters at Punxsutawney said Solley, who was traveling west about 11:10 p. m., lost control of his car after rounding a left curve. The car traveled to the right hit a utility pole and two trees. It traveled about 420 feet before coming to a stop. Solley's body was pinned in the wreckage of the 1966 sedan for about two hours. The car was a total loss. State police listed its value at $3,000. Two motorcycle riders - one an off-duty state policeman - were injured yesterday afternoon about 3:45 p. m. when they fell from their cycles on a section of Route 17037 which had recently been oiled. John B. Bielick Jr., 23, of 15 S. West Third Ave., Clearfield, hit the oiled spot first and his motorcycle upset. Stale Trooper Robert Ralph Petrovsky, 24, of Ford City, who was traveling behind him, also upset when he attempted to avoid hitting his companion. Trooper Petrovsky, who is stationed at the Clearfield Substation, suffered a shoulder injury and a possible fracture of the left ankle. Mr. Bielick also has a shoulder injury. Both men are listed in satisr factory condition at the Clearfield Hospital. The other accident reported yesterday occurred at 5:50 p. m. on Route 17055 about two miles east of Bigler. No one was injured in this collision of a truck and a sedan. State police said the vehicles Summary Of Memorial Day Services Residents of the Clearfield County-Moshannon Valley area will pause tomorrow and Monday to honor the nation's war dead. Veterans groups and auxiliaries have planned Memorial Day services in a number of communities throughout the area. Here's a summary of the events: Clearfield Lt. Col. Robert C. Baum (USA-retired) of Clearfield will be guest speaker at the annual Memorial Day service sponsored by the John Lewis Shade Post No. 6, American Legion, at Clearfield. The outdoor public ceremony will begin at 10:30 a. m. in front of the Legion Home. Philipsburg The Philipsburg Veterans Council is sponsoring a short parade and services Monday at both the Philipsburg and old Union Cemeteries. Lt. Col. William H. Langcndorf, assistant professor of military science at Penn State, will deliver the address at the 11 a. m. service in the Union Cemetery. Veterans will attend the 10:45 a. m. service tomorrow in the Trinity Methodist Church. North Viets Mass for Attack 10,000 Regulars Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Graduation Events Scheduled At West Branch CONSERVATIONIST OF YEAR - David L. Luke III a Tyrone native, second from left, accepts the Pennsylvania Forestry Association 1966 Conservation Award last night at Clearfield from State Secretary of Forests and Waters Maurice K. Goddard. Next to Dr. Goddard are Congressman John P. Saylor of Johnstown, featured speaker at the association's convention banquet, and Dr. Peter Fletcher, association vice president, who,presided. At left is Clearfield Mayor Edward A. Clark who welcomed the foresters to Clearfield. (Progress Photo) Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 7 Purchase Line Seniors Graduate Tuesday Night COMMODORE - The 11th annual commencement of Purchase Line High School will take place Tuesday at 8 p. m. in the high school auditorium. Officers of the graduating class are: Thomas Johnston, president; Dave McKinney, vice president; Sharon Edwards, secretary; Charles Peel, treasurer; and Beverly Paytash, chaplain. The commencement program Includes: processional, Kather-ine Shuss, organist; invocation, Beverly Paytash; "A Blessing," High School Chorus, Mrs. Dwain Craft, director; remarks, Thomas Johnston; Address, "Our Challenge," Thomas Henry, Student Council president; address, "The Values of Respect," Connie Ober, valedictorian; address, "Dedication and Determination," Sharon Edwards, salutatorian; remarks, Raymond W. Lemaster Jr., principal; Presentation of Class of 1966, Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 7 Purchase Line High Baccalaureate Set Sunday Afternoon COMMODORE - The 11th annual baccalaureate service of Purchase Line High School will be held in the high school auditorium Sunday at 3 p. m. "Go Where the Action Is. . ." is the topic of the baccalaureate address to be given by the Rev. James T. Orr, D.D., pastor of the Dormonl Presbyterian Church at Pittsburgh. The program: processional, Kathryn Shuss, organist; Invocation, Beverly Paytash. Senior Class chaplain: " Father Lead Me Day by Day," High School Chorus, Mrs. Dwain Craft, director; "God of Our Youth, To Whom We Yield," Boys' Quartet; address, the Rev. Mr. Orr; benediction. Jack Schultz. Junior Class chaplain; recessional. Lloyd Cochran ALLPORT - Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday evening and commencement exercises Monday evening in the gymnasium of the West Branch Area High School for a class of 117 students. At the commencement t h e valedictory address will be given by Nancy L. Burfield and the salutatory by Ruth Ann Gurbal. The class is headed by: Thomas Jeffrey Danielson, president; James Allen Carlson, vice president; Nancy Anne Wrye, secretary; and Mi.rtin T. Marcin-ko, treasurer. The Rev. Francis J. Geiger, pastor of the Morrisdale, All-port. Kylertown and Munson Methodist churches, will deliver the baccalaureate address. The service is scheduled for 8 p. m. Sunday. "Knock On Any Door" will be the topic of Lloyd S. Cochran, above, noted civic leader and industrialist from Lockport. N. Y., as he addresses the graduates at the Memorial Day commencement program beginning at 8 p. m. St of e foresters Name Philipsburg Man to Office W. G. "Turk" Jones of Philipsburg was elected vice president of the Pennsylvania Forestry Association late this morning at the concluding session of a three-day convention at Clearfield. Mr. Jones was instrumental in planning the organization's 80th annual convention which opened here Thursday afternoon. Elected president was Hal-fred Wertz of Bromall. He succeeds the late Roy J. McCorkel of Swathmore who died earlier this month. Also named were State Forester Ralph C. Wible of the Department of Forests and Waters at Harrisburg as secretary and Glenn Allison of Springfield as treasurer. A total of 81 delegates attended the convention in the New Dimeling Hotel. Activities during the three-day event centered around bus tours of Clearfield County forest lands and reclaimed surface mine areas. By State Foresters. )sday Commencement Set Tuei At Amesville AMESVILLE - Diplomas will be presented to 112 seniors during the 11th annual Moshannon Valley Junior - Senior High School commencement program to be held Tuesday at 8 p. m. in the school auditorium here. Students giving addresses will be Christine Finch, salutatorian and John Belis, valedictorian. The high school band, under the direction of G. R. Mancuso, will present several numbers including "March Majestic" and "Climb Every Mountain." Dr. Paul L. Glatzert, coordinator of the Bureau of School and Program Evaluation, Department of Public Instruction, will deliver the commencement address. Experienced in both teaching and administrative fields, Dr. Glatzert served with the Department of Public Instruction for several years before taking over his present position in June 1962. He is responsible for Tyrone Native Cited As Top Conservationist By WILLIAM G. WILLIAMS Progress News Editor The 1966 Conservation Award of the Pennsylvania Forestry Association was presented to a Tyrone native last night at the main banquet of the association's three-day convention in the New Dimeling Hotel at Clearfield. David L. Luke III of New York, who was born at Tyrone and is now president of the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co. there, accepted the award "on behalf of his company" -----ffrom State Forests and Wa- ters Secretary Maurice K, For Six-Year Program ... Highway Hearing Set at Clearfield The State Highway Commission will hold a meeting at Clearfield Wednesday to hear public opinion and testimony on projects to be included in its over-all six-year construction program. The meeting will get under way at 10 a. m. in the Pfc. Melvin L. Brown U. S. Army Reserve Center at Golden Rod. It will cover projects in the eight counties of the State Highway Department's District 2 - Clearfield, Centre, Mifflin, Elk, Cameron, Clinton, ------- I Rene|ec |BEW Exfend Contract to June 1; Outlook Appears Dim Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 2 Veterans, Band To Report Members of the Clearfield American Legion color guard and firing squad have been asked to report to the post home at 8 a. m. Monday to participate in Memorial Day services. At the same time, members of the Clearfield Band were asked to report to the Legion Home at 10:15 a. m. Monday. Moshannon Valley Baccalaureate Slated For Sunday Night AMESVILLE - The baccalaureate service for the 1966 graduating class of Moshannon Valley Junior - Senior High School will be held in the school auditorium here Sunday at 7.30 p. m. The Rev. Fr. Basil Lynch. T.O.R., St. Francis College at Loretto, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon. He is representing the Rev. Fr. Michael Karabinos, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church at Ramey. Cathy Jones will serve as organist for the processional and recessional and will accompany the high school chorus under the direction of David P. Ra-bold. The chorus will sing "Praise Ye The Name of The Lord" and "Come, Let Us All This Day." Benediction will be given by the guest speaker. The Commission announced today that appearances by responsible, representative groups or individuals must be scheduled by request to the Commission office, 520 North Office Building, Harrisburg. Those interested in appearing before the Commission should contact the Harrisburg office. Unscheduled appearances will be permitted after completion of scheduled testimony only as time permits. The meeting is being held to add another year to the Commission's six-year plan. Under the long-range program approved by the General Assembly the Commission must publicly announce its six-year plans annually. To implement the provision, public meetings must he held. Recommendations for the future highway program will' be heard. The plan currently provides for all the construction to be done through June 30, 1972, in the state. "We invite everyone to attend who has an interest in highways, to give us guidance." Highways Secretary Henry D. Harral, who serves as Commis- Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 7 Fair and cooler tonight, low in the 40s. Sunday mostly sunny and warmer. Sunrise 5:44-Sunset 8:35 Clearfield River Level Friday 7 p. m. - 4.68 feet (falling). Today 7 a. m. - 4.68 feet (stationary). Clearfield Weather Friday low 54; High 84. Overnight low 67. Mid - State Airport Friday low 51; High 76. Overnight low 58. The Pennsylvania Electric Compdny and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (AFL-CIO) have agreed to extend their contract until next Wednesday. However, chances of the company and union reaching accord on a new pact appear dim at this time. R. L. McClain of Oil City, chairman of the IBEW negotiating team, says prospects of his union reaching an agreement with Pcnelec were poor. He said he has asked locals for strike authorization and expects to have their decision today. The old contract covering a two-year period expired May 25 and was extended on a day-to-day basis. A Penelec spokesman told The Progress that negotiations have been held for the past several weeks. The spokesman said that the talks were recessed for the holiday weekend yesterday with the signing of an extension. About 1,450 maintenance and production workers at Clearfield, Erie, Warren - Bradford, Oil City, Johnstown, Williams-burg-Saxton and Towanda are affected by the negotiations. Goddard. Secretary Goddard cited three major accomplishments of Luke in the field of conservation as outstanding. First, said Goddard, he led the company, in conjunction with Tyrone Borough, in installing a modern sewage treatment plant "which has improved the Juniata River considerably." Second, he converted t h e firm's Williamsburg, Pa., plant to utilizing sawmill wastes. "Almost 45,000 cords of wood a year are still growing in Central Pennsylvania because of the adoption of this true conservation procedure," commented Goddard. Finally, Mr. Luke instituted a matching pine seedling reforestation program in Pennsylvania and neighboring states "to assure a future supply of con- Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 7 Face Highlands By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) - Authoritative sources said today up to 10,000 North Vietnamese regulars ore poised in the Chu Phong Mountains in Cambodia, presumably for a drive against the strategic central highlands of South Viet Nam. This was learned after Maj. Gen. Stanley R, Larsen said in Washington that up to six North Vietnamese regiments are massed in Cambodia for a possible drive into -fSouth Viet Nam. Shapp Accepts Challenge For Shafer Debate UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) - Democrat Milton Shapp has accepted Republican Raymond Shafer's challenge to debate issues during their campaigns for the governorship of Pennsylvania. Shafer, the lieutenant governor, issued the challenge during the opening session of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association's summer press conference at Pennsylvania State University Friday. Shapp, 53, a Philadelphia industrialist, promptly accepted, adding that he would have suggested the debates himself had he been first to speak. No terms or conditions of the proposed debates were settled. However, in issuing the challenge, Shafer said they would start as soon as possible "to let the people decide who has the best program." The two candidates took part in a panel discussion with three Capitol Hill correspondents from Harrisburg. Afterward, they answered questions submitted by the audience. John Strohmeyer, vice president and editor of the Bethlehem Globe-Times and president of the Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors, was moder- Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 2 Closings Listed For District on Monday Family gatherings, memorial service attendance and perhaps some swimming will be the order of the day Monday as area residents observe Memorial Day. County, state and federal offices will be closed until Tuesday. All schools, banks and most stores will shut down for the holiday. There will be no edition of The Progress. The Shaw Public Please Turn to Paige 12, Col. 5 Larsen, commander of Field Force 1, comprising all major U.S. Army and Korean ground forces in about 40 per cent of South Viet Nam, made the statement at a Washington news conference. The statement brought a denial from the U.S. Defense Department. However, the sources said intelligence reports available to military commanders here tell of the North Vietnamese force in Cambodian mountains facing the Pleiku area of west-central Viet Nam. These reports have been coming in for several months: and have only been confirmed in recent weeks. According to information in Saigon, the North Vietnamese plan to move against South Viet Nam when the rainy season passes its midsummer peak, probably in early fall. Two of the six regiments in the Cambodia mountains are the 32nd and 33rd of the North Please Turn to Page 12, Col. $ Better Hurry! Contest Deadline Is Approaching Last call for Temperature Contest entries! - Tuesday Is the last day yon can enter. Any entries postmarked later than that will be ineligible. Win np to $20 by guessing what the hottest day of Jnne will be, giving the exact temperature, date and time of day yon think it will be that warm. No one knows for sure, of coarse, bat if your gness comes closest you're the winner. A $10 second prize also will be given. Just write down yonr gness on a postcard and send it along with yonr name, address and telephone number to Temperature Contest, In care of The Progress, Clearfield, Pa. Entries are limited to one per person and most be submitted on a postcard. Hurry! Now's the time to enter. Two Firsts, Two Seconds ... Three Progress Staffers Win in Press Contest Two first places and two second places were won by staff members of The Progress in the annual Keystone Press awards which were announced today ot the Pennsylvania Press Conference at Penn State University. George A. Scott, editor of The Progress, was a double winner, taking a first place in editorials and a second place in local columns, while Progress Photographer Jack Zipf won a first place in the spot news picture category and Mrs. Linda Mayes Atkins a second place in the news feature story division. The three competed in Division III of the Awards contest which included entries from newspapers wilh a circulation of un- fder 15,000. 4--- The annual contest Is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers' Association, the Pennsylvania Society of Newspaper Editors and Pennsylvania State University's School of Journalism. Judging Clearfield Area High Baccalaureate Slated Tomorrow Evening 1966 Park Season Opens This Weekend State parks across Pennsylvania opened for the 1966 season today. Large crowds were expected at. many over the holiday weekend. There are four slate parks in the immediate Clearfield County - Moshannon Valley area. They are Parker Dam and S. B. Elliott in Clearfield County, Black Moshannon in Centre County and Prince Gal-litzin in Cambria County. Community parks in several area towns also are open or will open sometime this weekend. Baccalaureate service for the Clearfield Area Senior High School Class of 1966 will be held tomorrow at 7:45 p. m. in the high school auditorium. The sermon to the graduates, entitled "Learn and Love," will be delivered by the Rev. Vernon J. Miller. The Rev. Dr. Willis W. Willard Jr. will preside and Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Bid Received For County Road Project HARRISBURG (AP) - The Highways Department has received unofficial low bids totaling $13,101,089 for 65 miles of road improvements in 17 counties. The projects and bids announced Friday included: Clearfield - Resurface 4.33 miles of Route 53 from the Woodward Twp.-Houtzdale Borough line northeastwardly; the Interstate Amiesite Corp., Con-cordville. $135,973. for the 124 awards to be presented at the Press Conference tonight was by out-of-state newspaper representatives. Editor Scott's awards were for an editorial published March 2, 1965, entitled "A Look at the Curwensville Strike" which dealt with the strike at the Curwensville Cheese Cr>. under way at that time. His second place award in the local columns category was for a Monday Wash published last Nov. 22. Photographer Zipf received his first place award for his dramatic picture of truck driver Edward Milligan pinned in the cab of his tractor - trailer at the Woodland railroad crossing on Route 322 April I. 1965. The same picture also won an award for Mr. Zipf in the 1965 Pennsylvania Associated Press Photo contest. Mrs. Atkins' prize - winning news feature story was her interview with young Deborah Sar- Baccalaureate Set Tomorrow Afternoon At Glendale High Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 COALPORT - Baccalaureate service for the graduating.class of Glendale High School will be held tomorrow at 3 p. m. in the Coalporl Center auditorium. Addresses will be given by the Rev. Herbert E. Hull, pastor of the Hollentown Pentecostal Assembly of God, and the Rev. Howard Mcllrath, pastor of the Irvona Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. The Rev. Mr. Hull will also ask the invocation and give the scripture and prayer while the Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 3 Inside The Progress Classified Ads S, 9 Hints from Heloise .2 Comics 10. 11 News from Around World 12 Sports ................I,? Obituaries................ 2 Hospital News ........ 2, 3 Editorial, Columns........4 Today in History ........ 4 Church News .......... 3, S Hello World ............2. 3 ;