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Progress, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1966, Clearfield, Pennsylvania May's Chuckb witk wi hu Mcewdrt MCAUM wno Sunday and writing letters and cards to a week of talks with ioT' uuua at no uciier man trio went out on tne front porcn acnunz was corn July 18, 50-50 on its eventual passage, which seemed even closer to 1948, at Punxsutawney but lived Even this "may be optimis- Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1 Erhard May Ask Delay in Buying Military Gear "may be optimis- the unidentified object. They watched it for nearly five minutes. They said it did not appear to be solid but had the appearance of a soft cloud- like substance. They emphas- ized there was no fog. "I wouldn't call it a flying Mrs. Bumbarger Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4 Mahaffey. He Please Turn to' Page 10, Col. 2 Prediction Close But Not Enough In Grid Contest Stroup To Speak At County GOP Dinner Saturday Two County Natives Celebrate Birthdays still enjoy reading friends. Neither of the ladies is bed fast, but spend a certain portion __________________________ cign ministers at the United Na- tions, was to join the President today, is an Olanta R. D. native and other senior U.S. officials in and has been a guest for the the talks today and Tuesday aim lias uteri a giiesi lor me iwuav auu jut'suay of each day sitting m a chair, past lhrce years in-the home of with Erhard and members of often lookine out the window T___j... XT hie Please Turn to Page 10, Col. 7 Police Seek Missing Youth at Clearfield Area police were on the look- out today for a 20-year-old Clear- field reported missing from his home since early Sat- urday evening. The boy. Dennis H. Walther, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Walther of 802 Turnpike Ave. was reported missing by his father. He is 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighs about 120 pounds and wears glasses. When last seen he was wearing a gray jacket, green trousers and a striped shirt, and driving a 1949 gray Chrysler sedan. Anyone with any information as to his whereabouts is asked to notify the nearrst police sta- tion or his parents. often looking out the window observing outside activity. Miss Dowler, 103 years young, has been a guest at Epworth Manor, the Methodist Home for the Aged, at Tyrone for the past 24 years. A native of Burnside where she was born Sept. 26. 1863, she worked as a seamstress in that area for many years. Dr. Herbert Glassco, superin- tendent at the home and former- ly pastor of Trinity Methodist Church at Clearfield, made the observation that Miss Dowler, the oldest guest in the home, is a "very remarkable woman "Just he noted, "she asked one of the nurses for a needle and thread so she could do a little sewing." She is the last member of her immediate family but has sev- eral relatives in Clearfield. Among them are a niece. Mrs. John K. Reilly Sr., and a great nephew, John K. Reilly Jr., Clearfield County's District At- torney. Mrs. at 209 N. nis Third St. Clearfield. She is an- Other topics to be discussed other example of the adage that inc'llde sharing of nuclear "age is but a state of mind." weapons and cooperative U S.- Her pastor, the Rev. Merrill West German space ventures. Barter, who served the New Informants said Sundav night naner, wno servec1 me wununv Millport Methodist Charge when that Wcst Germany will have she resided in that area, visits P'acpd orders worth about half coach at Bedford and Warren her frequently and stated that tnf two-year obligation by she is still possoed of a memory end _of the year but will ask quite unusual for a person her additional time to place the re- turning froh thr teaching profes- _ _ I'M a i r> ft rt Paul Matthews of Philipsburg came within a whisker of win- ning last week's Progress- Merchants Football Contest, even to picking a tie game. But he missed Bishop Car- roll's 20 to 12 victory over Bishop Guilfoyle. Thus, the Sen. Stanley G. Stroup of the cash prize for this week's con- 36th Senatorial District and ma- test is increased to by The jority leader in the Pennsylvania Progress, in addition to a valu- Senate, will be the principal able gift offered by a host speaker at a dinner meeting of merchant. Clearfield County Republicans Mr. Matthews was the only at Harmony Grange Saturday person who correctly predicted night. a tie game between Punxsu- Tho dinner is one of several tawney and Kittanning and pre-election Republican meet- that's something in itself. Tha ings in the county at which score was 12-12. prominent party leaders will Other contest scores as speak. These campaign activi- follows: DuBois over Clear- ties will be climaxed Oct. 4 field. 24-13; Huntingdon over when Governor William W. Philipsburg-Osceola, 48-0; Mo- Scranton speaks at a luncheon shannon Valley Central, at Clearfield. 6-0; Claysburg-Kimmel over Sen. Stroup is an attorney by Glendale. 31-6; Altoona over profession and a member of the Chambersburg, 42-12; North Harrisburg law firm of Liven- Cambria over Curwensville, 27- good, Braucher and Stroup. He 13; State College over Bald is a native of Somerset County Eagle Area. 15-0; and Bellwood- and a graduate of the Altoona Amis over West Branch 9-0 High School. Juniata and The Pennsylvania State University, and attended the Uni- versity of Pittsburgh for two years. He was a teacher and athletic the for high schools and principal of the Sewickley Public Schools before Mrs. Mary Walker Bloom, 101 age. She often drops m for a social call on her next door "neigh; nor" in the Lumaduc home, Mrs. Jennie Fox, a New Millport na- tive. Mrs. Fox, who occupies a room adjoining Mrs. Walker's, will be 100 years old in Decem- ber. Born Sept. 26, 1865, Mrs. Bloom is ambulatory and goes from room to room with the aid of a walker. A touch of nostalgia, or was it weariness with such longev- ity, was detected the other day when Miss Dowler, speaking to Dr. Glassco on her forthcoming birthday, murmured "Isn't it ri- diculous that I should live this FREE FOOTBALLS! BLOODMOBILE GIVE BLOOD BLOOSOBILE BE A DONOR BLOODMOBILE sion to a legal career He was graduated from (he Dickinson Law Srhool in 1947 and was admitlec! to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Federal District Court, the courts of Bedford County and the Interstate Com- merce Commission. He is a past president of the Bedford Rotary Club, a director of the Bedford County Branch of the Pennsylvania Association Work AlfllOCt for the Blind and past chair- UWHB man of the Bedford County Red Cross. The dinner at which Sen The Red Cross Bloodmo- bile will be in the Osceola Mills Methodist Church to- morrow from 2 to 6 p. m. Walk-in will be welcomed. SEE PAGE 4 FOR DETAILS NEWSPAPER! Repairs to the B O Rail- road crossing on Nichols Street Hen Clearfield are expected to Stroup will speak will begin at be completrd by late tomorrow 6.30 p. m. Tickets are available or Wednesday, at Cloarfield Counly Republican A railroad crpw is maintain- Headquarters and are priced at ing through highway traffic at the crossing. ;