Progress, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's ChuelcU do not make the IBM, but good luit has often made lawyer. THE PROGRESS Tip Colorful hostesses await Mrs. Johnson. See story on Page 3. Vol. 60 No. 245 Our 56th Curwensville, Philiptburq, Moshonnon to., Monday. 17, 196o Daily 20 PAGES TODAY President Starts Pacific-Asian Journey Lawmakers121 Red Boflts Sunk'147 Soldiers Killed Return To Allied Forces Report Successes; Harnsburg _ Dissension Rocks Ky Government Consumer Credit Bill Compromise To Be Considered Tuesday Inside The Progress Classified Ads 16, 17 Hints From Heloise 20 News From Around World 2 Sports 6, 7 Obituaries.............2 Hospital News ........3, 17 Editorial, Columns 4 Social News ___ 3, 20 Today in History 4 Church News 9 More on Politics 5 An AP News Analysis 10 By ROBERT TUCKMAN dead, while Vietnamese together for the Manila summit enemy killed and nine captured and the record 175 missions Q w ?rce 17 pnsoners m conference. in an engagement in Kien flown last week. south Vietnamese mill- the search and destroy opera- Ky, on a trip to the central Phone Province southwest nf TU i HARRISBURG (AP) Penn- tiamen, U.S. gunship helicopters tion in Kien Tuong Province. highlands, said he would invite Sai-- T-he nime explosion sylvania's legislators will -leave and river patrol boats swept Viet Cong terror returned to- President Johnson to visit South der the campaign trail Tuesday for down on a flotilla of 150 Viet day to the streets of Saigon. A Viet Nam after the Manila con- a return trip to Harrisburg and Cong sampans in the Mekong claymore mine explosion near a ference next week. There has e U'S' air offenslvc in f. fK in Saigon was the first such in- Cldent in the central part of the capital since the rash of terror- LBJ Dedicates Hational Church a ICLUIU iny m darnsDurg ana sampans in uie -HeKong claymore mine explosion near a ference next week There has r-r.....i iaai. Ui iCilUi- t f consideration of a compromise Delta Sunday, sank 121 of the U.S. military billet tool: a toll of been speculation that the Presi- North viet Nam wa" severely in the week before the na- VlfffftA lit version of the consumer credit enemy boats and killed 147 Viet 11 killed or wounded. dent would make a one-day stop hampered for the second al electlons SePl- 1L v t-.il] T? _ i... __._ ___ _ _ r 1__________ j bil1- Cong soldiers, South Vietnam- Premier Nguyen Cao Ky's in South Viet Nam Oct. 27. If no trouble develops, final ese military headquarters re- government also was rocked by Except for the sampan battle, passage of this major measure today. new dissension within the Cabi- scattered ground fighting con- straight day by rainstormad could be accomplished in one American helicopters ac- net which endangered the fa- tinued on a small scale. Another day "after which the House and counted for 51 of the enemy cade of unity Ky had patched force of militiamen reported 21 their daily average of about 150 Senate members could resume ._______ their campaigning. Key members from each chamber indicate the bill will have smooth sailing. "I don't think we'll have any problems as I can Rep- ublican Senate Majority Leader Stanley G. Stroup said this week- end. "I think the bill will he ac- Rep. K. LeRoy Irvis, caucus chairman of the Demo- cratic House Majority said. "I don't think the legislature would be called 'back unless it Irvis, D-Allegheny, add The chairman of the legislative conference committee which reached a compromise on the bill Oct. 8, Rep, James F. Clarke, D Allegheny, said simply: "It's in shape and ready to go. There should be no trouble." The legislature had recessed two weeks ago and did not plan to return until Nov. 14 in order to give the members a chance to campaign for the Nov. 8 election. But they indicated they would interrupt their recess to con- sider the consumer credit bill if a compromise were reached. The call for their return was issued Friday. A key feature in the consumer credit bill, which would not go into effect until next Spring, would put a ceiling for the first time on interest that merchants may charge shoppers for goods bought on the installment plan. No such ceiling now exists. Under the measure, that in- terest maximum would be 15 per cent. The bill also would protect buyers in other matters such as requiring full, written disclosure of installment terms. The measure would not include house and car contracts since other state laws cover those pur- chases. "Most of us on both sides of the aisle think we need a con- sumer credit bill and it is gen- erally agreed that this is the The mine, a homemade explo- generally bad weather. Ameri- me'al can pilots flew only 97 bombing apparentlv detonated by a tim- missions Sunday well below ing device, was aimed at a bus Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 SUSQUEHANNA GOP CLUB President Wil liam F. Edmunds addresses some 250 din- ner guests at Morrisdale Saturday night during a dinner rally sponsored by the club. At left are State Sen. Daniel A. Bai ley of Philipsburg and Congressman Al- bert W. Johnson of Smethport, both candidates for re-election. To the.right is U. S. Rep. Leslie C. Arends of Illinois, Republican whip in the House of Representatives, who delivered the main address. (Progress Photo) fight Accidents in Area Kylertown Motorist In Critical Condition A 24-year-old Kylertown man is listed in critical con- dition in the Philipsburg State General Hospital as a result of a car-truck accident at a. m. today on Route 322, one mile east of the Bigler intersection. Alfred S. Harvey, operator of a 1962 convertible, suf- fered a cut of the forehead and leg injuries. His car was demolisned. It was one of eight accidents in the Clearfield County- Moshannon Valley area. William Cochrane, 36, of Columbus, Pa., operator of the truck-trailer, was not injured but damage to his rig was set at State Police from the Philips- DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) President Johnson, joining 135.- 000 persons Sunday at the dedi- cation of the "American Czesto- hailed it as "a symbol of a thousand years of Polish civilization and Polish Chris- tianity." The president flew to this small town 25 miles from Phila- delphia, on the eve of a 17-day Asian trip, and appealed direct- ly to people who have suf- 'ferecTcTis'crimination.'such as the Poles, to join him now in blot- ting it out. The million national shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa was cited by Johnson as symbolizing the millions of immigrant men and women who came to the United States seeking a better life. Bishop Ladislaus Rubin, in a sermon at a high mass, said the shrine "is a symbol of two Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 6 Sandy Ridge Man Tops 18 Winners In Grid Guessing At Morrisdale Rally... furman Slated burg Substation said that Mr. Harvey, traveling west, crossed When it comes-to guessing the over the center line, struck the outcome of area football games left side of the oncoming truck district residents take a back and was thrown out of his car seat to no one. onto the pavement. Witnesses Weekend before last 14 per- at the scene said the car ran sons correctly picked the win- over Harvey while he was lying ners in The Progress Par- the highway, ticipating Merchant Football A 16-year-old 'Clearfield girl Contest. This weekend the count was admitted to the. Clearfield went up with 18 hitting the right Hospital Saturday evening after teams. her car crashed into a wall at But on the closest guess the end of East Market Street to total scores of the ten games where it divides into Cemetery Jim Selfridge of Sandy Ridge Road and Clark Street, emerged as the winner. His pre- Bonnie Kay Pyle, 16, of 209 diction was 375 points; the cor- Clearfield St., is listed in sat- rect figure was 365. He'll re- isfactory condition. She suffered ceived from The Progress knee injuries. District Native, Wounded in Viet, Receives Medal GOP Whip Cites for Victory Former Lt. Gov. Roy E. Fur- man will be the featured speak- er at an annual Democratic fall field; Dave Linsenbigler, Clear- and when she started a left MORRISDALE-Congressman Leslie C. Arends of Illinois, rally to be held Thursday, Oct. field R. D.-l; Robert Rockwell, hand turn into Cemetery Road t n in !M II C LJ A .__ I 97 in tVl A TP VMneif inn tDVill J: i and 50 gallons of gas or oil from the Clearfield Oil and Gas Co. Others who picked the right teams were: Harold Matatall, Mahaffey; Betty Kramer. Hyde; Glenn R. Pentz, Clearfield R. D. 1; Marcia Sennetl, Clear- Her 14-year-old sister, Patty, was treated at the hospital for minor injuries and released. They are daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pyle. Clearfield Borough police quoted Bonnie as saying she was going east on Market Street best possible at this RePublicar" Whip in the U. S. House of Representatives, spoke 27> in the Exposition Building Philipsburg; Gordie Stroup, R-Bedford, said. before 250 persons attending the Saturday evening dinner of thc clearfield Driving Park. Clearfield R. D. 3; Marvin G. rally of the Susquehanna Republican Club in the St. ,The Program will Miller, Houtzdale; Louise My- 8 a ers, Clearfield; John A. Wilson, Jim Social Center and declared that "a Republican victory in November will not only be a victory for our party but for our country as a whole." follow a chicken barbecue din- ner to be served at 6 p. m. at per person are ipsburg; Ethel Gack, Osceola Learish, her brakes failed. The car skid- ded on the wet street and struck the wall and steps in front of the residence of Mrs. Mildred D. Shaw of 512 E. Market St. Damage to the car was es- now available from members Mills; Frank Lalosky Jr., Mor- timated at and to the Shaw Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3 Generally fair and cold tonight, low in the 30s. Increasing cloudiness and a little warmer Tuesday. Sunrise Clearfield River Level Sunday 7 p. m. 5.05 feet Today 7 a. m. 5 feet Precipitation, trace. Clearfield Weather Saturday low 46; High 70; Overnight low 54. Sun- day low 42; High 46; Over- night low 42. Mid State Airport Sunday low 40; High 59; Overnight low 39. Five Day Forecast Oct. 18 22: Tempera- tures'are expected to aver- age five to seven degrees above the normal highs of 59 to 63 and normal lows of 41 to 43. There will be rising temperatures Tues- day and Wednesday, cool- ing to near normal Thurs- day and Friday, but warm- ing again at the end of the period. Rainfall will aver- age one half to three- quarters of an inch He told h'is audience'lhat freedom is the main issue of the Clearfield County Demo- Lcyo, Houtzdale R. property'at" m the forthcoming election. By electing Republicans to office, he asserted, we will still Have rights as individuals and our nation will enjoy pros---------------------------------._____1_ perity and have peace with under Republicanism there are _ no such misunderstandings, half ,H has truths, and confusion as at served 32 years in the House present both at home and and 23 years as the Republican abroad whip, stated "the Great Society' is destroying our society." He The free. the congress- emphasized the need for clean- ma? Continued, cannot be ex- ing up "the mess in Washing- pected to confidence in a ton" by the restoration of Re- where no one knows publican control in government who to bdleve or what to be- WEST DECATUR Lance Cpl. William R. Miller, above, grandson of Mrs. Edith Hark- less of West Decatur and who was recently wounded in Viet Nam, has been presented the Bronze Star medal with combat "V" for heroism in action. A native of Philipsburg, the 20-year-old Marine is a son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Miller of Harrisburg. His mother is the He declared that Republicans mean what they say and say what they mean and that lieve. He stressed there is a great need for truth in govern- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 At New Shopping Center... Ames To Open Store Tuesday The start of the Clearfield-Curwensville area's first shopping center will be marked tomorrow morning with a nbbon-cutting ceremony and the opening of the Ames Discount Department Store. midway between the two towns along Route 1 opened to customers shortly after the 10 a. m. ceremony. ___________ Taking part in the ribbon-cut- ting will be Mayor Edward A. Clark of Clearfield, Mayor Ralph D. Giarth of Curwensville and Francis Rumsky, chairman of the Lawrence Township Super- visors. United Fund Sayings The Clearfield Area United Fwiif are now call- ing on hnsineas firms and all area to support their commnnity service the United Way. Join in with yenr Fair Share Pledge Clar- race Pearson. (See other stories, pictures on Pages 8, M, IS.) Also participating will be top executives of the multi-chain store. Ames, an eight-year-old chain with stores in four other states, will operate the main store at the ccntrr. It has square feet of floor apace in a one- story, modern structure built by Greydon Z. Bowers and Son of Clearfield. In addition to opening day bargains, Ames will award a new car from Fred Diehl Motors at Clearfield to one of its lucky shoppers. Work on the structure and a ir parking lot between the and the highway continued over the weekend in order to have everything ready for the grand opening. Manager George Brown point- ed out thai Ihe store will be Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 4 ENTERPRISING CARRIER Last Saturday was News- paperboy Day and Francisco, 13, at left, cele- brated in ttylc. Dove, who lives at Tubbt Crossing, near Glen had started hit own Progress with two During the current subscription eon- test he signed up seven more and qualified for seven free football sets, six of which he gave away to friends on his route and members of his family. Paul Moore of The Progress Circulation Department helps Dave present football sets to twa of those friends, Eddie Cams and Herbert Van Scoyoe. Dave also gave footballs to Butch Bloom, Robert Vakaysa, his brother John, and one to his younger sisters. See 18 for complete details en the program. Calls It Hopeful Mission Vows To Do Best To Advance Cause Of Peace, Progress By FRANK CORMIER WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Johnson departed on a mo- mentous, mission to the Far East today with a vow to "do my best to advance the cause of peace and of human progress." Johnson tempered this pledge with word that "I know that I can wave no wand" or offer any promises to work magic on his aerial expedition to at least six Asian and Pacific nations. Yet, he said, he was undertak- ing a "hopeful mission." It was a.m. EDT when Johnson's big Air Force jet lift- ed off the runway at Dulles In- ternational Airport, 25 miles northwest of Washington. It swung westward toward the first stop at Honolulu, miles and ten and a half hours away. Beyond, lay state visits to New Zealand, Australia, Malay- sia, the Philippines, South Korea and the Manila con- ference of nations combatting Communist aggression in South Viet Nam. In a short departure speech at a ceremonial send-off at the airport, Johnson said he was in- spired by the presence of lead- ers of Congress and members of his Cabinet and the "unity of the American It was a cool, crisp, sunny morning, with the temperature up from near-freezing to around 50 degrees when the President and Mrs. Johnson stepped out of a helicopter that had brought them from the White House on- to the concrete ramp of the air- port for a spectacular farewell of the type usually used in re- verse to welcome chiefs of states from other lands on their arrival. There was the stirring music of trumpeters and bandsmen, the crashing roar of a 21-gun salute, the multi-hued flags of all the states whipping in the breeze, a review of an hon- or guard of crack ceremonial units of all the armed services. Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4 Attempt on LBJ Life Planned, Say AustralianCallers SYDNEY, Australia (AP) Newspapers in Adelaide and Sydney said today they had re- ceived telephone calls saying an attempt would be made on President Johnson's life when he visits Australia this week. The papers said anonymoui calls had been referred to the Australian Security Service. It declined to comment, but a sen- ior police officer in Sidney said it was not unusual for the police to receive all sorts of telephone calls and threats to important visitors to Australia. A caller told a reporter on the Adelaide News that a group from Adelaide planned to take a rifle with a telescopic sight to Sydney to shoot President John- son. Feeling in Australia is high over involvement in Viet Nam where the country has some 500 troops. Most think Australia has to be in the war, hut many are opposed to the present poli- cy of sending draftees. Some hold President Johnson person- ally responsible for the fact that their loved ones are in Viet Na m. American security men who have checked the President's route have said they do not con- sider there is any great security risk. Johnson will be using his own bulletproof car. Curwensville Man Heads County Group For Shapp-Staisey Fred M. Bennett of Curwens- ville today was named as the Clearfield County director of the Veterans for Shapp-Staisey Committee. The appointment was an- nounced by Charles J. Vizzin! of Ebensburg, regional director of a 10-county area. He is being assisted by Tom Bradley of Juniata, Blair Comity. In addition to Bennett, others in the area include A. John Garritano of Altoona, Blair County; Theron B. Heiple of Indiana, Indiana County; and James Cressley of Reynolds- ville, Jpfferscn County.