Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Today's Chucklf Castles In the air are nice until you step out the door. THEPROGRESS p Sports editor Fred Kavelak talks to grid coaches. Turn to Page 16. Vol. 60 No. 223 Our 56th Clearfield, Curwentville, Philipsburg, Mothannon Valley, fa., Wednesday, September 21, 1966 Copies Daily 24 PAGES TODAY Consumer Credit Bill Runs Into Stiff Opposition By PAUL ZDINAK HARRISBURG (AP) A consumer credit protection bill has finally emerged from Senate committee only to run into stiff opposition from a key labor official and the Pennsyl- vania League for Consumer Protection. "It is worse by said Michael Johnson, vice presi- dent of the Pennsylvania AFL-ClO, just hours after the sharp- ly amended House bill was sent to the Senate floor Tues- day. Sen. Rowland B. Mahany, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, which released the bill, said it would set a maxi- mum interest rate of 14.7 per cent on installment purchases and 15 per cent on items bought on the revolving credit plan. This would be the first time Pennsylvania would have a ceiling on interest charged on John Jackson, general chair- Purchases. The rates are Kickoff Set Tomorrow By United Fund ference. "We'll try to get it man, and Ralph Kane, vice chairman, announced today that all United Fund chairmen, _, captains and workers will meet in the Senate. This is tomorrow for the official kick- an audacious attempt and hy- off'of this year's Clearfield Pocrisy on part of the governor." Area United Fund Campaign. _A Pennsylvania League for Consumer Protection official At the luncheon meeting, the said he was "shocked" that the assembled United Fund work- ers will be the guests of Clear- field business leaders who are particular purchase be stated underwriting the luncheon at no by percentagfe rate. cost to the United Fund. Chairman Jackson and vice chairman Kane speaking for all of the Campaign Division chair- men, stated that they were con- fident that the United Fund Campaign would reach its 092 goal. They said: "Our goal represents an increase of over last year. This entire in- crease has been allocated to the 13 member agencies covering Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5 Lead In Slaying Probed Cab Driver Says Fare Resembled Percy Case Suspect By LAWRENCE L. KNUTSON KENILWORTH, 111. (AP) Authorities investigating the slaying of Valerie Percy dis- closed today a possible lead vol- unteered by a Chicago cab driv- er. Police said the driver, Leo Yancey, 44, told them a fare in his cab Sunday morning resem- bled a man in a published pic- ture of a suspect sought for an attack on a young woman in Evanston. The man in the pic- ture also is regarded by author- ities as a possible suspect in the Percy case. Valerie, 21, daughter of Re- publican leader Charles H. Per- cy, was found stabbed and beat- en to death in the bedroom of the family home in Kenilworth Sunday morning. Evanston, like Kenilworth, is a North Shore suburb of Chicago. Yancey told police he drove the man to Glencoe, also a North Shore suburb. Details of the cab driver's statement, along with his name and ad- dress, were sent to Capt. Mau- rice Higgins, head of the state's attorney's corps of investigat- ors. Kenilworth police, who are Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 7 Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 7 Inside The Progress Classified Ads 29, 21 Hhtts From Hetoise Comics 23 News From Around World 3 Sports .............C, IS, 17 Obituaries 3 Hospital News ........7, 24 Columns 4 Social News 11, 21, 22, 24 Today in History ......18 State News Briefs 7 Political News S, 14 Area Servicemen 19 measure. does not require that true cost of credit on any "This is the most important Centre Board Backs Interchange Name BELLEFONTE The Centre County Commissioners yester- day voted support for the "Kylerlown-Philipsburg" name as the official designation of Keystone Shorlway Interchange No. 21 near Kylertown in Clear- field County. The interchange had been of- ficially designated as the Ky- lertown Interchange. In other matters, the bid of the Himes Printing Co. to print 44.150 ballots was accepted as was a bid from the Pat Madden Plumbing and Heating Co., Hollidaysburg, for the in- stallation of contro" valves, thermostats, and steam traps in the old section of the court- house Announcement was made that an allocation of was re- ceived from the state for the Inter-Valley Regional planning program. Poof Association Starts Flans for Next Summer With its first-season just com- pleted last Sunday, the Clear- field Swimming Pool Associa- tion turned its atteniton to the future at its regular monthly meeting last night. Pool Manager Robert Shear- er and George W. Barnes, head of the building committee, re- ported that steps to winterize the pool will be taken within the next few days. The work, at a cost of S495, will be done by the Paddock Pool Service Inc. of Albany, N. Y. The firm is associated with Paddock Pool Builders Inc., the company that constructed the pool. Mr. Barnes also reported that his committee plans to work on ways to improve the opera- tion, procedures and facilities at the pool for next season. He said his committee, during the winter months, also will be working on the playground, ten- nis court and ice skating phases of the recreational complex. Mr. Shearer told the board of directors that he plans to study the membership card and Music, Fireworks Will Highlight Harmony fair WESTOVER A concert to-" night at o'clock by the Harmony School Band, followed by a fireworks display, will highlight today's opening pro- gram of the Harmony Grange Fair at Westover R. D. 1. Exhibits of fruit, canned goods, baked goods, vegetables, cut flowers, house plants and many other miscellaneous items were put on display, with ex- hibitors coming from a wide area. Entries of livestock and poul- try will also be shown. Tomorrow's program will hon- or grangers and in addition to the games, rides and exhibit, will feature a tractor pulling contest at 7 p. m. A magician and comedian, known as "The Great Harry will present two interesting pro- grams, the first at p. m. and the second at 10 p. m. Dedication to Education will be the theme Friday, when stu- dents of the Harmony Schools will attend as guests of the grange. Until 6 p. m., rides and Red Cross Unit Plans Role In United Fund At the quarterly meeting of the Clearfield Chapter, Ameri- can Red Cross, last night the board discussed participation in the upcoming Unitei'. Fund drive which provides funds for chap- ter operation. Asbury W. Lee III was ap- pointed liaison officer between the chapter and the United Fund to see that help is given on the fund drive and speakers provided as needed. In other business, the blood committee reported 98 pints of blood received Monday at the Trinity Methodist Church. This was short of the 125-pint quota and discussion centered on how best to obtain new donors. Mrs. T. A. McGovern, chair- man of service to the military, reported that 50-ditty bags are being made by members of the Order of Eastern Star for ship- ment in early October to serv- icemen in Viet Nam. A detailed list will be published so that persons, who wish to do so, may provide the personal items need- ed to fill the bags. A training session for volunteers for this work is being planned for early fall. Total number of home serv- ice cases for military personnel processed was 86. First Aid Chairman Earl O. Hallstrom said that there had been 91 first aid certifications Assembly To Hear Marcos Call for Negotiated Peace Expected From Philippine President By WILLIAM N. OAT1S UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos was ex- pected to call for a negotiated peace in Viet Nam in a speech today to the U.N. General As- sembly. "I have always said the U.N. should intervene in the war in Viet Nam to bring about a dia- Marcos told newsmen at a reception. He added, however, that he would only "refer to it in pass- ing" in his assembly speech and would propose nothing specific. Marcos said the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand are still trying to promote an Asian con- ference to encourage negotia- tions although North Viet Nam, the Viet Cong and Communist China have rejected, the pro- posal. Foreign Minister Thanat Kho- man of Thailand told newsmen support for such a conference is growing. He-said there are "in- dications that the Communists are beginning to think again and are beginning to realize that they can't afford to disre- gard Asian public opinion. Although the war in Viet Nam is not on the agenda for the as- sembly's 21st session, it was the No. 1 topic in speeches at the opening of the session Tuesday. Italian Foreign Minister Am- intore Fanfani, opening the ses- sion as president of the 1965 as- sembly, expressed hope that before the assembly ends in De- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 Announces Katzenbach's Resignation... Haven't Indicated Tax Increase-LBJ WASHINGTON (AP) President Johnson said today that "No, I haven't indicated that" a lax increase may be coming to help bring government income and outgo into bal- ance. Yet Johnson repeated more or less what he had said Tuesday that gave rise to speculation that a boost might be in the offing. He told a news "briefing" in the White House Cabinet room that when all appropria- tions bills have been passed I m u by Congress, an effort will be MllCAin V7l6n HOpe GSTS made to see how they can be JUIIII FIIIMJIIIr A I____I adjusted Then we'll calculate our rev- enues, then we'll do our best to bring our revenues in line ri VM A ,i our he said. GLEN HOPE A final go nobod sccs regl ahead was receive' here today chance th t revenues and for a water system for the com- can be balanced with. mumly' a tax increase, this ap- Richard Dotts, president of peared to leave the way open the Glen Hope Water Authority, Johnson to ask for one later said he was informed by Claude on. But any such request before Myers of the F rmers Home Ad- the Nov. 8 election has been ministration at Harnsburg that considcred unhkelv contracts for the system have Johnson said there is enoU3h been approved. money to run lhe Vlet Nam expected to through June of 1967 under present appropriations. He said day-by-day estimates are being made on future esti- mated costs. "We hope to make the best estimates we can as to what additional monies we need iknm Glen Gets louui, Go Ahead For Former PenelecWater Engineer, Dies days, Mr. Dotts said. PUC Orders Probe of Pa. Water Situation PHILIPSBURG John W. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Experts To Plow In County Friday Joseph Young of LfJose R.D., chairman of the Clearfield Coun- ty Plowing Contest, has an- nounced that the level land plow- ing contest will be held Friday, at 2 p. m. in conjunction with the Harmony Fair at Westover R. D. Mr. Young emphasized that contestants over 16 years of age from all areas of the county are encouraged to participate in this contest. The plowing contest is a com- petitive event in which farmers demonstrate their knowledge and skill in plow adjustment and tractor operation. The pri- Plecce Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 1 Please Turn to Page 3, Col. 1 DISCUSSING GOP CAMPAIGN for this fall at last night's Young Republicans meeting at Clearfield are, from left: Joseph Dague, head of the sponsoring organiza- tion, the Clearfield Area Young Republicans; Congress- man Albert W. Johnson, who is up for re-election; State Superior Court Judge G. Harold Watkins, the main speaker and also a candidate for re-election; Austin M. Harrier, candidate for the General Assembly from the 74th District; and L. Eugene Smith, candidate for the General Assembly from the 66th District. West Branch Board Hires Two Teachers ALLPORT Two teachers were hired last night at the monthly meeting of the West Branch Area School Board. Mrs. Margaret Rusnak of North Philipsburg, a retired teacher, was hired to teach this year, and Reese V. Livergood of LeContes Mills, who is cur- rently teaching at Claysburg, was hired as a junior high school mathematics instructor. A sabbatical leave was grant- ed to Mrs. Ruth Park. Mrs. Elizabeth Lloyd of Mor- risdale, who has been serving as truant officer for Morris and Graham townships had Kar- thaus and West Keating added to her district at last night's meeting. Since the newly-elected tax collector in Graham Township refused responsibility for col- lecting outstanding taxes on prior duplicates, it was decided to have Berkheimer Associates collect the delinquent taxes. A motion was adopted to pay teachers filling in until Mr. Livergood arrives at the rate of per hour. It was voted to readjust payment to supply teachers if they serve for a pro- longed time at one place from the rate of S25 daily to the regular schedule. Action was also taken to have Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 8 Public Utility Commission, not ing that the fifth consecutive year of the drought in Penn- has seriously depleted r supplies, has ordered at wuai, u. terms an unprecedented Front St. had investigation to set up long not been "good for the past two f.anget conservation plans for years state s water. The commission ordered Tucs- Mr. Milsom was a former bor- d the 458 companies and ough councilman and president muncipal operations under its of Council. He also served as jurisdiction to report by NoV- l president of the Clearfield- the adequacy theiyr waler Centre Counties Boroughs As- sUDDlies and Droiectinn of past Public wiU be held past years. afler the repQrts are received He was member of the First and so inform the Johnson said. Johnson said he would not comment on the House Republi- can charge that he has not "lev- eled" with the American people about the war in Viet Nam and HARRISBURG (AP) _ The its future escalation "I don't think we would serve Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3 Marines Take Village From Red Regulars By ROBERT TUCKMAN SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) U.S. Marines today captured a fortified village just was memoer of tne nrst A commission spokesman said demilitarized Presbyterian Church where he Gov Scranton has assurred the VortJ? Vietnamese regu- was an elder and a former trus- commission that the investiga- i "3an Jfour tee. A graduate of Penn State, tion has Ws Jay defied hard ground and air he was formerly engaged in port and cooperation attacks a U.S. spokesman an- highway and building construe- Eight state departments and Dounced- tion work and in coal mining, agencies have been invited to Flame-throwing tanks were He retired from Penelec. assist in the project the PUC called in Tuesday to help Leath- His lodge affiliations included said are the departments erneck riflemen, artillery and membership in M oshannon of Forests and Waters Health ?ets b.lasl l.he Norlh Vietnamese Highways, Agriculture, Com- in Gia Binh' onlv yards merce, Mines and Mineral In- Turn to Page 2, Col. 6 BULLETIN PHILADELPHIA ton Shapp, Democratic candi- south of the zone, dustries the Water and Power No other details were immedi- Resources Board and the State ately available in Saigon of the Civil Defense Council. One of the communities hit Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 LUII oiirtup .Lyciiiucifiuu date for governor charged today hard this sum that his Republican opponent, has that the Raymond Shafer, "already has "as. ai pawned the governorship to fat- cat brokers who stand ready to are ln depleting foreclose after election day." Shapp, at a news conference, declared: "The governorship is not for sale and nobody has bought me." Pnilipsburg Sergeant r StfltlOHed Ifl YlCt Nam Surveyor Motorist Safe in Rollover A 21-year-old Surveyor motor- ist escaped injury yesterday when his car skidded and over- turned on a curve at LeContes Mill. James Martell was in the process of turning left from Route 879 onto old Route 879 when his car skidded on the wet highway, struck a ert and rolled over on its roof, ac- cording to state police from the Clearfield substation. The mishap occurred at about p. m. Damage to the 1958 sedan estimated at S300. Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 FREE FOOTBALLS! Cites His Experience... State Judge Praises Shafer "We, as Republicans, have the man with experience, the man with honor and the man with Superior Court Judge G. Harold Watkins told a Clear- field audience last night in pro- moting the candidacy of Lt. Gov Raymond P. Shafer for governor. Judge Watkins, a candidate for re-election to the State Su- perior Court, told a crowd at the Diiving Park that "the man who is running for governor on the Democratic ticket (Milton Shapp) has never had any ex- perience in public office." He also urged his audience to help elect the rest of the GOP ticket in November, in- cluding his running mate. Judge Theodore O. Spaulding. The event, a bar-b-cue spon- sored by the Clearfield Area Young Republicans, also fea- tured remarks by: Robert Dittman, district director, Young Republicans of Pennsylvania He noted that never before have the Young Republicans in the state put forth such an effort to elect party candidates. Those who care about the future of Penn- sylvania, he warned, will vote for and help elect the Shafer ticket. v Robert D. Gleason, national committeeman, YRs of Pa. Gov. Scranton, with the help of Ray Shafer, got Pennsylva- nia moving again, said Gleason, after a crippling Democratic administration. He praised Clearfield County GOP Chair- man Robert M. Goodman for his work with the county YRs. Congressman Albert W. Johnson, candidate for re-elec- tion from the 23rd District Rep. Johnson urged support for three area candidates: Austin M. Harrier, General Assembly, 74th District; Sen. Daniel A. Bailey, State Senate, 34th Dis- trict; and L. Eugene Smith, General Assembly, Dis- trict. He referred to the Repub- licans as the party of peace Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 2 Cloudy with occasional rain or drizzle and little temperature change to- night and Thursday. Low tonight 53 to 60. Sunrise Clearfield River Level Tuesday 7 p. m. 4.90 feet Today 7 p. m. 4.90 feet (station- Clearfield Weather Tuesday low 52; High 56; Overnight low 52; Precipitation .16 inches. Mid State Airport Tuesday low 52; High 54; Overnight low 50. Five Day Forecast Sept. 22-26: It will be continued cool, with temp- eratures averaging three or four degrees below the normal of 70 to 73 and of 50 to 52. Rain- fall Thursday will average one-quarter to one half inch. supply by mid-November. DA NANG, Viet On Tuesday, the PUC ordered Sgt. James M. Carter, son of the company to construct a Mr- ancl Mrs- James M. Carter the Susquchanna of 112 s Second St Philips- burg, Pa., is serving with Head- quarters and Maintenance Squadron 1st Ma- rine Aircraft Wing, at the Mar- ble Mountain Air Facility near DaNang, Viet Nam. Personnel of support the combat squadrons of Ma- rine Air Group (MAGM6. The squadrons airlift combat troops to battle zones, acuate wound- ed personnel, and fly in needed supplies to friendly units cn- gased in combat operations In addition to air sup- pnrl for U S. and Republic of Viet Nam pround forces, air- craft of MAG-16 fly a variety of combat missions against enemy personnel and installations. A graduate at Philipsburg High School. Spt Carter entered the sen ice in October 1958. SEE PAGE 4 FOR DETAILS Agriculture Its Present, Future Outlook By WILLIAM F. LEE Progress Staff Writer (Third of Five Articles) In his haste to get off the farm, to move closer to urban centers and their schools and services, and to move away from the grow- ing pressures of low income farming, the rural American has created a new phenom- enon which may bring him as many prob- lems as he is seeking to flee. It is the rural-urban fringe area, a com- munity than can't really be called 3 communi- ty, a region that cannot be classified as niral or urban as it takes on the characteristics of both. In the fringe area, the farmer attempts to shed the drawbacks of rural living while clinging to rural institutions like the church He seeks urban employment but finds he n not sufficiently skilled. He wants regulation of junkyards and installment of street lights, yet hewls at the mention of the word "zon- ing." In moving from a rural to an urban en- vironment, the farmer has many problems. Primarily, says sociologist Howard Bonser of Penn State, he finds himself seeking or ful- filling a job for which he is not trained, and he is not equipped for urban living. "Rural val- ues conflict in the process of urban adjust- Bonser s Sociologist William Smith of Penn State says in-migrants tend to maintain their rural family but foci a certain restlessness in a more urban atmosphere. Penn Stale Rural sociologist Hcaslcy adds that they usual- ly retain the same shopping patterns, doctors, and other services, despite their intention of obtaining better services by moving off the farm. Bonser states that, although they usual- ly try to join a church in the urban area, there is at least a two or three-year lag be- fore they make themselves felt in the church community. Job opportunities for rural people off the farm are not in abundance "Most farmers are says farm statistician Reid MUlcr. "and many move to the city only if their friends are there. The older people go to the city and remain practically dormant The young people go into public works and job-retraining programs. Some people remain on their farms, but don't farm the land and take part-time city jobs Smith agrees that young people have a NEWSPAPER! Please Turn to Page 12, Col. 1 NEWSPAPER!