Clearfield Progress (Newspaper) - November 10, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chuckle The only time'a husband can be sure he's right is when he admits he's wrong. The Progress Reader's Tip Traditional football games on tap tomorrow. See Pages 14 and 15. Vol. 60 - No. 266 Our 56th Year Clearfield, Curwensville, Philipsburg, Moshannon Valley, Pa., Thursday, November 10, 1966 15,155 Copies Daily 30 PAGES TODAY Shafer Gets Ready For Vacation; Democrats Start Job of Analyzing Election PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Amid speculation over his cabinet members Gov.-elect Raymond P. Shafer prepared today for a vacation to recover from the rigors of his successful campaign. And while Shafer and other Republicans relaxed, the Democrats started the painful analysis of the election in which they were virtually swamped. About the only solace Pennsylvania Democrats had was the fact they kept a tiny margin in the U. S. House of ------ Representatives delegations Closings Listed for Observance Of Veterans Day In the observance of Veterans Day, the Clearfield County Courthouse and Annex will be closed both tomorrow and Saturday, reopening for business at the regular time Monday morning. Store members of the Clearfield Merchants Association will open for business at noon to- Outcome of Battle Not Known... Reds Attack U. S. Patrol With Gas Grenades By PETER ARNETT SIAGON, South Vict Nam (AP)-An ambush patrol of the morrow and remain open until us- lst Infantry Division was 9 p m attacked today by Viel Cong us- ' The regular holiday schedules ^ a.no^^nous ^ of tear 65 'rules northwest of Saigon will prevail at area post offices. There will be no city or rural In Fulmer-Clemson Race . .. Absentees Could Change Outcome Two of the people most interested in the count of absentee ballots from Tuesday's election will be Rep. Eugene M. Fulmer of State College and Daniel R. Clemson of Belle-fonte who trails Fulmer by a mere 18 votes in the 77th District General Assembly race. The district, which includes the four precincts in Clearfield County's Cooper Township, and a large part of Centre County, gave Fulmer 8,863 - votes and Clemson 8,845. There.are approximately 385 absentee ballots in the entire district, including Cooper Township, which could change the outcome of the race. These will be counted beginning next Friday, Nov. 18. Ex-Gov. Lawrence Remains in Coma 14 to 13. Shafer who polled 2,067,309 voles to 1,832,911 for Democrat Milton Shapp in virtually complete but unofficial results, got to work immediately, naming a task force to help organize his government and to arrange the changeover from the present administration. Members of the task force, Jack L. Conmy, his press secretary, William C. Sennett, his executive assistant, and Arthur P. Sampson his campaign administrator, will accom pan y him on his vacation starting Friday. "The results. . .clearly indicate that Pennsylvanians are determined to move forward to even greater heights by building on the firm foundation constructed over the past four years." said present Gov. William W. Scranton, whom Shafer gas, a spokesman said. He added that this was the first known firing of gas by the Communists in the Viet Nam war. However, South Vietnamese authorities alleged in Sep- . . , . ,, t. ,, ',7 ,T tember 1965 (hat the Viet Cong provided at Clearfie d, but the .. � ,,,,.,., ;,,i,,;,, ,, ,,, '__used hausea-inaueing gas are- delivery, but special delivery and perishable mail will be delivered. Window service will not be used nonlethal types in certain injuries were reported. The The bloody battle in Tay Ninh instances for nearly two years, spokesmen said the Americans Province of Zone C pushed the The Viel Cong attack came in donned gas masks, which are toll of American dead in the war Tay Ninh Province of War Zone standard combat equipment, at to nearly double the number the C, a battleground area centered the explosion of the first gre- week before, the weekly casual- nades. The troops were believed ty report revealed. to number about 30. Addition of U.S. nonlethal gas About 1.200 gas grenades were to lhe al]icd arsenal in South found among 19,000 grenades viet Nam came to light m uncovered by infantrymen March 1965 This created an in-sweeping an enemy regimental ternational controversy in command and supply complex whic.h Communist propagandists Wednesday. slill sporadically declare the Ground action in the area, where Americans have reported more than 800 enemy dead in a week of hard fighting against the Viet Cong's 9th Division. The patrol had settled into its ambush pattern in matted swamp and jungle five miles northeast of Suoi Dau. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 nades. The allied forces have No firefight followed and no however, continued to be light. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 Inside The Progress Hints From Heloise 30 Comics ............. 28, 20 Sports ............. 14, 15 Obituaries ............... 9 Hospital News .......... 13 Editorial, Columns ...... 4 Social News .......... 2, 20 Classified Ads ...... 13, 16, 17, 18, 20 School News ........... 13 Church News ......... 6, 19 Sunday School Lesson - 6 Farm News ........... 22 More on Viet Nam .. 23, 26 of Pennsylvania, remained in a coma in a Pittsburgh hospital At Bellefonte this morning it w;th. doctors calling his was announced that the Centre condition "hopeless." County Election Board had im- , , ,, , , ,,;,i,, . � ,, , .. . , , Lawrence, 77, was s neken pounded the ballot boxes from ... . . ,. , . , Vw.IA,, 1_ with a heart attack last Friday Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 night. -Jllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllli^ | News From Around The World ... | I West Germans | I Pick Candidate! PITTSBURGH I AP) _ DavW ^^nSSiMll^Sii, L. Lawrence, former Eo.crnor Thc t,vernor added Christmas Seal Leaders Named In District "Republican victories prove conclusively that modern Republicanism is once again capable of capturing both the imagination and the support of the American people. Shapp blamed his loss on (he Republican grouhdswell across The Jefferson - Clearfield the country. "It was a Reptibli- Counties-Philipsburg Tuberculo-can year. The tide was running sjs and Health Society has against us, not Lhe issues," add- named their three top officers ing, "it was a national thing." t0 jiead this year's Christmas Former Gov. George M. Lead- Seal Campaign which begins or, a Democrat, analyzed it nov. 15. "Milt just ran at the wrong By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BONN, Germany - West Germany's dominant Christian Democratic party today chose Kurt Georg Kiesingcr, minister-president of Baden-Wuerttembcrg, as its candidate lo succeed Chancellor Ludwig Erharri at the head of the federal government. On lhe third and final ballot, Kiesingcr won 137 voles, against 81 for Foreign Minister Gerhard Schroeder and 26 for Raincr Barzcl, the party's parliamentary leader. Flood Zone Aid Speeded in Italy ROME - Spurred by criticism and appeals, the Italian nation slopped up emergency efforts today to help the country's flcod zones. President Giuseppe Saragat called on all Italians to join in a "pact of brotherhood which, within the limits of human efforts, will overcome the anguish, suffering, pain and needs" of victims in the disaster areas of northern and central Italy. Sheppard's Defense Under Way CLEVELAND, Ohio - Samuel H. Sheppard's defense begins today to offer evidence opposing the state's claim that the former osteopath killed his first wife, Marilyn, in their Bay Village home in 1954. The state rested its case Wednesday after the jury of seven men and five women heard 14 witnesses in nine days of testimony. Lynch Named Ireland's Prime Minister DUBLIN, Ireland - Jack Lynch, 49, only man to win six consecutive All-Ireland hurling finals, was elected prime minister today. U. S. Marines Celebrate DA NANG, South Viet Nam - U. S. Marines in South Viet Nam celebrated the Corps' 191st anniversary today with ceremonies, steaks, birthday cakes and continuing patrols. The Communists stayed out of their way. Railroad Asks for Information WASHINGTON - The Norfolk and Western Railway has asked the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central to produce documents "to show how lhe merged Penn-Central is going to actually operate this railroad." McNamara Critical of Draft Methods CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara says a national lottery would help eliminate deficiencies of the present draft system. In an interview published in the_ Harvard Crimson Wednesday, McNamara called the current draft methods unsuitable. Scientists To Observe Total Eclipse BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Five planeloads of U. S. scientists are making final preparations for flights over the South Atlantic to observe a total eclipse of the sun Saturday. In a dress rehearsal Wednesday, three converted C135 cargo jets took off from Buenos Aires and joined planes from Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alcgre, Brazil, over the ocean. Fined for Painting LBJ's Car MELBOURNE, Australia - Two brothers were fined a total of $761 today for throwing paint over President Johnson's car during his ride through Melbourne Oct. 21. John N. Langley, 21, a sales representative, and his brother David, 18, a student, had spent 14 days in jail before Magistrate E. J. Danaher passed sentence. Lunar Orbit Success Near PASADENA, Calif. - Scientists say the 10-minute burn of a small rocket is all they need today to lock America's Lunar Orbiter 2 spacecraft in the grasp of the moon's gravity. The 100-pound-thrust rocket's short snort was set for 3:30 p. m. (EST), when the 850-pound photographic package passes close to the moon, scientists said. Representing the three major areas served by the Society will be Dr. Fred Murdock of Du-Bois, president, who will head the Clearfield County Campaign. Dr. Murdock, a well-known physician, is a member of the Kiwanis Club, and a board member of the YMCA and the DuBois Area United Fund. Heading the Philipsburg Area Campaign will be Attorney Walter M. Swoope, second vice president, who resides at Phil-Earl F. Guelich Sr., 79, of 301 ipsburg and maintains offices Turnpike Ave., died at 11:15 there as well as at Clearfield, p. m. yesterday, Now 9 at Clear Attorney Swoope attended Haven, where he had been a Clearfield County schools and is guest since 1964. a graduate of Yale University A former Clearfield business- ar>d Yale University School of man, known to his friends as Law- He was admitted to the "Dutch", he operated a barber practice of law in the Clearfield shop hi Clearfield for 60 years County Courts in 1935. and was the leader of one of Volunteers and staff are en- = time." - Besides Shafer, other success- S ful Republican candidates were 5 Judges G. Harold Watkins and 5 Theodore O. Spaulding for Su- | Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 | Earl F. Guelich, 79, I Retired Barber At | Clearfield, Dies 0* $mm. ^^^"^^ TO BE DEDICATED TOMORROW - This honor roll at the John Lewis Shade Post No. 6, Clearfield American Legion, containing the names of 1,500 veterans, will be dedicated at ceremonies tomorrow at 10:15 a. m. the first Clearfield orchestras, known as Guelich's Orchestra. Mr. Guelich retired in 1953 after eight years service with Harbison-Walker Refractories. Born at Clearfield Sept. 27, 1887, a son of the late Austin and Isadore (Wood) Guelich, he is survived by his wife, the former Eva Michaels, a daughter, Mrs. D. E. (Isadore) Howard of Hialeah, Fla., and a son, Earl F. Guelich Jr., of Clearfield. gaged in preparing Christmas Seal letters which will soon be on their way to residents of the three areas. Some Seals have already gone out to organ-Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 8 Veterans To Report Members of the Clearfield American Legion firing squad and color guard are to report Three granddaughters and one tomorrow at 9 o'clock to the ~-~-~ , post home to participate Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 Veterans Day services. in Residents Urged To Be Generous In Clothing Drive The annual clothing Drive in Clearfield and surrounding areas this year will be conducted by t h e individual churches, with Trinity Methodist Church at Clearfield serving as the Clothing Depot. Each church will promote the drive in its own church. Articles of clothing may be taken to the respective churches until Nov. 21. On that day each church should bring the collected items lo Trinity where they will be picked up by a truck from the Church World Service at New Windsor, Md. Clothing is vitally needed by refugees, disaster and war victims. Changing styles are of little importance to people in Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 1 In Three Towns... Veterans Memorials To Be Dedicated Recently completed veterans memorials at Clearfield, Coalport and Berwinsdale will be dedicated tomorrow or Sunday in tribute to the men and women who have served their country in times of national conflict. The dedications at Clearfield and Coalport will be conducted tomorrow as part of the annual Veterans' Day ceremony. The Berwinsdale dedication will be Sunday. Al Philipsburg, Veterans Day will be observed with special ceremonies conducted tomorrow morning by the - community's veterans posts. Mo Valley Coach Resigns; Board Acts on Business | Possibly to His Re-election, Too ... | Republican Victories Pose | Threat to LBJ Program | By JACK BELL S WASHINGTON (AP) - The rolling impact of a midterm Republican breakthrough = offered a fresh threat today not only to President Johnson's legislative program but pos-S sibly to his reelection in 1968. = While the GOP was surging to above-average House gains in Tuesday's nonpresi-5 dential year balloting, it also was netting from the Democrats eight governors' of-s -- fices. ---- | Defense Boss i Heads for New I Talks With LBJ = By FRANK CORMIER = SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) - E Secretary of Defense Robert S. E McNamara returns to the LBJ E Ranch today to confer with E President Johnson for the sec- E ond time in five days. E Flying from Washington with E McNamara was Gen. Earle G. E Wheeler, chairman of the Joint E Chiefs of Staff. E The Texas White House said E only that the three men would E "go over a number of military E matters." S McNamara was at the ranch S briefly last Saturday. He later E told a news conference there E that draft calls might be cut in E half next year and that he ex- Five Students Injured in Crash On Closed Road DUBOIS - A Curwensville youth, 18-year-old Earl Leroy Richards of 318 Ridge Ave., was one of five DuBois Undergraduate Center students injured in a traffic accident near here last night. State police said the students were returning from a basketball game at Clarion at about 11:30 p. m. Under the impression that the Keystone Short-way west of DuBois was completed, they went around the barriers on a Shortway entrance near Reynoldsville. They had traveled only a few miles when they suddenly came to the end of the construction. The car went over a drop-off of some 20 feet into soft mud. Richards and the driver of the car, David L. Viglione, 18, of DuBois, walked about a mile to the nearest house to get help and to call the state police. Both boys were taken to the This cemented Republican chief executives into political power bases in at least 25 states which �'ill cast 290 electoral voles two years from now-20 in excess of the 270 needed lo elect a president. As final ballot counts stretched out the measuring tape, it became apparent that Johnson and his Democratic administration had suffered a crippling, though nol necessarily lasting, defeat in contests where the President had thought Democrats might do very well. The fact that Republicans will control at least half of the governorships in lhe next two years doesn't mean they will be able to maneuver their states into the GOP column in the 1968 presidential contest. Voters have a way of making up their own minds about such matters. But Lhe mere fact that their party has broadened its base for attack on Johnson's expected re-election bid certainly will make the GOP nomination much more attractive to poten- $57,280 Grant Slated For County Work A 12-month supplemental grant of $57,280 to Community Action in Clearfield County, Inc., was announced today by Lawrence E. Williams, acting director of The John Lewis Shade Post No. 6, Clearfield American Legion, at Clearfield will dedicate its memorial - an honor roll containing the names of some 1.500 service men and women- at ceremonies beginning at 10:15 a. m. AMESV1LLE - Thc resigna- Dr. Elmo E. Erhard, a re-tion of Donald Evans as Junior tired U. S. Army lieutenant High basketball coach was ac- colonel, will dedicate the me-cepted and action taken on vari- morial - a steel and brick struc-ous other matters al last ture 21 feet long and 7 feet DuBois Hospital where they are night's meeting of the Moshan- high. Both the front and back listed in "fairly good" condi-non Valley School Board. of the honor roll are enclosed 'ion. Richards suffered a possi- A successor to Mr. Evans has in glass and contain space for D'e fractured shoulder, a possi-not been named. ' the listing of some 3,000 names, bje head injury and brush burns Board members awarded the The main speaker for the Vet-bid for furnishing coal to the erans Day observance will be elementary buildings for the Clearfield County Judge John A. Cherry, also a veteran. Post Commander T. Jack Nor-ris will serve as master of ceremonies for the program that will include music by the Clearfield Area High School Band and the Clearfield Community Band, presentation of wreaths by the presidents of the Ameri- 1966-67 school year lo Allan Gulish of Madera and took action to employ additional custodial help in the Junior-Senior High School building. A decision not to sell the Heg-arty tract, which adjoins the grounds of the Junior-Senior High School, was made. Participation in the Neighborhood Youth Corps program on a limiled scale was agreed to by board members. Along similar lines, they discussed and deferred action on the Head Start program. Viglione is being treated for facial injuries and cuts of the neck and hand. The other three students were taken by ambulance to the Maple Avenue Hospital after the state police arrived at the scene. Two of them - Lewis Russell of McKeesport and George W. Houck of DuBois, both 18 - are listed in "guarded" condition. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 Muscular Dystrophy Appeal Drive Set Sunday at Clearfield The 1966 Muscular Dystrophy Beautification Plans Made by County Committee for 1967 The Clearfield County P.cau-tification Committee h;is swim:; into its 1967 planning with decisions on a number of programs. At a meeting al Clearfield last night the committee decid- Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 7 "2BH Cloudy and turning cooler tonight with showers early tonight, low will be mostly in the 40s. Friday partly cloudy and cooler. the Mid-Atlantic Region, Office Thanksgiving Appeal Drive will ed t0 purchase 500 automobile Sunrise 6:54-Sunset 4:57 of Economic Opportunity. The open m Clearfield County Sun-county share of the grant is day, Nov. 13, when Clearfield $6,364. firemen again conduct a door- This is the funding of the Cen- to-door solicitation, tral Administration grant for The firemen will begin the Clearfield County. It will be drive at 1 p. m. and will con-used to develop additional infor- tinue it until the Clearfield area mation and pinpoint problem is completely canvassed, areas for the development and Walter Gordon of the Third coordination of a comprehensive Ward Fire Company is serving Community Action program. as chairman of the drive. He It is hoped that this survey is being assisted by William H. will bring about the merging of Stewart of Company No. 1 as Community Action in two addi- assistant chairman, and by these nilllllllllllllltllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllhr- pJease Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5 bumper plates lo be sold throughout the county. Also approved was a design for new stationery to promote beautification. In other matter?, the committee decided to set up a special May cleanup committee and to emphasize the need for removing junked cars from public view. Also discussed were a possible contest to promote beautification and plans to show a slide presentation at all county high schools. Clearfield River Level Wednesday 7 p. m. - 5.75 feet (rising). Today 7 a. m. - 5.82 feet (rising). Clearfield Weather Wednesday high 62) low 48; overnight low 52. Precipitation .03 inches. Mid State Airport Wednesday high 67; low 50; overnight low 55.