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Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - May 28, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Today s Chuck 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 Patchin Ville 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 or. 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 travelling West about 11 10 p. M., lost control of his car after rounding a left curve. The car travelled to the right hit a Utility pole and two Trees. It travelled 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. 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 travelling 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. Or. Bielick also has a shoulder injury. Both men Are listed in Satir factory condition at the Clearfield Hospital. The other Accident reported yesterday occurred at 5 50 p. 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 it. 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. 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. It. Col. William h. Langendorf assistant professor of military science at Penn state will deliver the address at the 11 a. Service in the Union cemetery. Veterans will attend the 10 45 a. 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 or. Goddard Are congressman John p. Saylor of Johnstown featured speaker at the association s convention banquet and or. 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. 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. 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 Dormont 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. Or. 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 Salut Atory by Ruth Ann Gurbal. The class is headed by Thomas Jeffrey Danielson president James Allen Carlson vice president Nancy Anne Wrye Secretary and t. Marcinko 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. 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. 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. Or. 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 swat More 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 entered around bus Tours of Clearfield county Forest lands and reclaimed surface mine areas. By state foresters. Day commencement set tue 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. 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 or. 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 or. 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 from state forests and Waters Secretary Maurice a 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. 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 dec Bew extend 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. 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. 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. The Rev. For. Basil Lynch. T.o.r., st. Francis College at Loretto will deliver the baccalaureate Sermon. He is representing the Rev. For. 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. A bold. The chorus will sing Praise be the name of the lord and come let us All this 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 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. 4.68 feet falling. Today 7 a. 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 company and the International brotherhood of electrical workers Al 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 Ibex negotiating team says prospects of his Union reaching an agreement with pc elec 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 pen elec 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 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 or. Luke instituted a Matching Pine seedling reforestation program in Pennsylvania and neighbouring states to assure a future Supply of con please turn to Page 12, col. 7 face Highlands by Robert Tuckman Saigon South Viet Nam a 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 a Larsen said in Washington that up to six North vietnamese regiments Are massed in Cambodia for a possible drive into South Viet Nam. Shapp accepts Challenge for Shafer debate University Park a. A 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 the two candidates took part in a panel discussion with three Capitol Hill correspondents from Harrisburg. Afterwards 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 . 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 . Defense department. However the sources said intelligence reports available to military commanders Here Tell of the North vietnamese Force in cambodian mountains facing the Plesku 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 no to $20 by guessing what the hottest Day of june 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 your Gness on a postcard and Send it along with your name address and Telephone number to temperature contest in care of the Progress Clearfield a. 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 of 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 under 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. 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. Or. Willis w. Willard or. Will preside and please turn to Page 2, col. 4 bid received for county Road project Harrisburg a the highways department has received unofficial Low bids totalling $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 Borough line Northeast Wardly the interstate Ami site corp., Concordville. $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 or. 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 or. 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 of Glendale High school will be held tomorrow at 3 p. In the Coalport Center auditorium. Addresses will be Given by the Rev. Herbert e. Hull pastor of the Hollenton pentecostal Assembly of god and the Rev. Howard Mcilrath pastor of the Irvona Christian and missionary Alliance Church. The Rev. Or. 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 a 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

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