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Progress, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1982, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Vol. 76-no. 280 our69thyear Clearfield Curwensville Philipsburg Moshannon Valley pa., monday november 29, 1982 18,763 copies daily copy25cents 26 pages today 3 Philipsburg businesses destroyed by fire photo by Laura Pietzo of the Clearfield fire department is put info action As flames pour from Sam s Andriff s. It. R jew " a a a or Kim a o i Iii hopi Lim Mimi i Mil Mill i. Ii i i i Iii Iii ii i la Hii Ihil him Hwy a Blaze yesterday morning in downtown Philipsburg store on front Street and caused extensive smoke and destroyed Ziff s men s shop and Sam s furniture bedding water damage to Ziff s lady s shop. Here the ladder truck fire marshal probes cause 5 firemen injured damage estimate not Given by Laura i. Pietro Philipsburg Bureau chief Philipsburg a state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of a Blaze that rushed through Philipsburg s front Street at 6 14 . Yesterday resulting in injuries to five firemen and the loss of three stores. See others pictures pages 12,23 store owners declined to give damage estimates until inventories Are completed but the the total estimate is Likely to be hundreds of thousands of dollars. State police Cpl. Ray Siatkowski of Hollidaysburg who will be Back on the fire scene today said it will be several Days before he can determine the cause of the fire the second this year to hit Philipsburg s business District. The first destroyed the Kephart hardware store Over six months ago. Firemen from the Philipsburg fire department s Hope fire co. Remained on the scene last night to extinguish periodic flare . Paul Benes the company s chief Engineer said he had a four Man Crew on duty. Or. Benes said the fire alarm came in at 6 14 . From a lady who thought smoke was coming from second Street to the rear of front Street. Firemen injured in sunday s fire who were treated at Philipsburg state general Hospital included from Clearfield Samuel Toto who received a Back injury and was transferred by the Philipsburg emergency medical service to Clear Blaze Points up need for Aerial truck Field Hospital where he is reported in fair condition today and Rick Haney who was treated for cold exposure from Philipsburg Mark Buck treated for smoke inhalation and David Deliman cold exposure and smoke inhalation and William Jar rett of Osceola Mills cold exposure. Philipsburg and Clearfield fire departments and Morris township Chester Hill Osceola Mills turn to Page 12, col. 1 inside today nov. 30 is the birthday for 41 Progress land residents. See Page 8. Congress returns for lame Duck session seepage Carl Albert had contingency plan for succeeding Nixon. See Page 5. Death threat disrupts ump president s wedding. See Page 11. John Mcenroe paces . Win. Seepage 16. Be Hawks stun Steeles. See Page 17. Warm front forecast Page 14 Abby 7 a new you 6 area news 10,12,18 classifieds 20,21,22,23,24 comics 25 deaths 10 editorials columns 4 have a Good Day a Man who thinks he is smarter than his wife has a smart wife. Erma Bombeck 26 hints from heloise25 Hospital news 18 lottery 10 sports 15,16,17 Star tracking 2 Stock Market 12 television 2 Philipsburg the Philipsburg fire department definitely needs an Aerial truck according to Earl Bollinger manager of Mccrory s five and 10-cent store on front Street. The store was spared from destruction when a fire on front Street destroyed the nearby Ziff s men s and ladies clothing stores and Sam s furniture bedding store. Or. Bollinger on behalf of his store thanked All the firemen who assisted at the scene. He gave special mention to the Clearfield fire department saying if it was t for the arrival of the Clearfield ladder truck and the Way the wind was blowing this store would have gone the Mccrory s building to the South of Ziff s men shop on the same Block is estimated at approximately 4 verify prizes four of the five winners of the Progress social Security contest have called to verify their numbers. Josephine Hollback of Curwensville . 2 won first prize $50 Mildred Hopkins of Houtzdale . 1, second prize $35 Jean Netterblade of Lanse third prize $25, and Wilda j. Gala hero Irvona fifth $10. The $15 fourth prize 717-09-2324, has not yet been claimed. The Holder of this social Security number May verify it by calling 765-5051 weekdays Between 9 . And 5 . Freezing rain ties up traffic by Krista Jones Progress staff writer for families resuming Home yesterday from thanksgiving visits and Deer Hunters heading to their Mountain campsites it was a bad Day to travel. Freezing rain caused traffic hangups As cars and trucks Slid off roads into ditches and lines of traffic stalled on Mountain highways. Some motorists heading out of town decided not to Chance an Accident and turned around but others braved driving in the Day Long drizzle that turn to Page 12, col. 7 $300,000 to $400,000 and its contents would equal As much he explained. I would strongly support getting an Aerial truck or. Bollinger said. He questioned what would happen if fire struck the Philipsburg towers or the United presbyterian Home and the Clearfield ladder truck or the Tyrone fire department which also sent an Aerial truck was on a fire Call elsewhere or traffic was so heavy a truck could not get to Philipsburg in time. Philipsburg Borough councilman Richard Irwin agreed that an Aerial truck is needed saying he thinks since financing is a problem for Philipsburg Borough the truck should be purchased on a turn to Page 12,ol.3 it. Joy Goshen water lines to be flushed the it. Joy Goshen water authority will flush lines tomorrow after 6 ., according to president Joseph Washburn. Or. Washburn warns customers that discoloration in the water May result from the Flushing. Now you know United press International the Wright Brothers first plane weighed 750 pounds. Photo by Laura pie Tro Philipsburg fire department chief Robert Smith relays orders to firemen and prepares to station the Tyrone fire co. Ladder truck at the rear of the stores caught in yesterday morning s Blaze which gutted two stores and caused extensive smoke and water damage to another. Chief Smith also called in a state police fire marshal to investigate

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