The Express from Lock Haven, Pennsylvania on July 16, 1966 · Page 1
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FAIR and cooler ton ight, r** IR 50-60, mostly sunny Sunday with little change in temperature, high 76 to 84. Temperature Range 8344 River Stage 7.97 River Temperature 78 I T H E EX PRESS Week-End Edition Est. March 1, 1882 Vol. 85, No. 117 LOCK HAVEN, PA., SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1966 14 Pages SEARCHING FOR LOST PROPERTY - Members of the crew of the Navy Neptune which burned after making a forced landing at the Lock Haven Airport Thursday evening, searched the wreckage for their personal effects yesterday. They threw out their baggage before touching down, but the plane came to a stop where the baggage fell. In the background is the home of the late William Raymond, which was in the path of the plane. (Express Photos) NAVY MEN who survived their forced landing here have continued on their mission, interrupted when their plane, en route from Minnesota to Willow Grove, made a forced land- ing here. The pilot, Lieut. Peter E. Vinsant talks with C.A.P. commander Gilbert Dean, at right. The other members of the crew are at left. Harriman Warns Hanoi Not to Mistreat U.S. Prisoners Radio Hanoi to Make Broadcast Monday Morning TOKYO (AP) - Radio Hanoi today hinted it will broadcast an important announcement Monday morning. • The offical North Vietnamese radio "brradcast a note to editors saying it will "release a special transmission" at 8:45 a.m. Hanoi time Sunday—9:45 p.m. EOT Saturday. WASHINGTON (AP) — Roving Ambassador W. Averell Hardman publicly warned Hanoi today that mtiisitreiateent of U.S. captives "will change the whole feeing of the war" which, he said, up to now -has not been aimed against the people of North Viet Nam. In the strongest words yet issued by a Washington official concerning Red 'threats, to try American pnisoniems as war criminals, Hamrimiain said: "North Vieit Nam still indicates that ftey believe that the United States wil give up, just .as France did some years ago, if they hold out. "Now, if ithey 'think there is anything in this at all, one cl the surest ways for it to assure that the American public will stick to this thing to the end, no matter 'how long it takes, would be theiir mistreatment of our airmen. • "Even though I can't give them any encouragement that we will give up — the President has made it very plain that we will stick to it to the end — it wilil change the whole feeling of j the war. "So far 'there has been no bitterness on the part of the American government or the American people against the pople of North Viet Nam. But this barbaric act would heighten the temporal fading and can only react against the interests of the North Vietnamese." Hanrimam, speaking in a Voice of America radio interview, noted that President Johnson had offered to Jet Hanoi participate in Southeast Asian co- Guardsmen Quell Chicago Riots, Street Gangs Waif CHICAGO (AP) — Flying squadls of impressively armed National Guardsmen and police •restored relative peace today to the scarred streets of a West Side area ripped since Tuesday by racial! violence. Yoiuthful gangs wlho had loot- ted, burned and 1 fined sniper- style from rooftops faded away Friday night as guardsmen — toflid to shoot to kill if fired upon — went on patrol. 120 Contract Due in August EMPORIUM -: The contract For the improvement of Route 120 between Hyner and Tangas- Through the streets of a 140- square-block area rolled trucks loaded with the ready, jeeps with soldiers, rifles bayoneits machine gun,! cootack Creek mid-August. may be let in That information was given to 35 members of the Bucktail State Park Association at a dinner meeting here Thursday evening at the Emporium Coun- ry Club. Stanton C. Funk, Clearfield district highway engineer, said n a letter that the plans would clear his office for Harrisburg Friday of this week. Representatives from Renovo, and Emporium discussion of ad- Lock Haven were present. There was a vertising in a monthly magazine. A committee was named to study the suggestion. The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Norval J. Remick cottage on Tangascootack Creek. mounted'; police cars with shot guns poked out windows. Knots oif Negroes lined curbs in some areas, catcalling occa sional'ly, but there were only scattered incidents: one report ed sniper shooting, with poddce returning fire but finding no one; a fire bomb thrown into street outside a home; a few store windows broken; severa fires in houses and stores. By midnight, police reported streets were virtually deserted The calm contrasted dramati cally with Thursday night, when an estimated 5,000 were aboard Then, two Negroes were kiltec by gunshot and 30 were injurei I amid widespread shooting, loot I ing and burning that continuec into the day Friday. Gov. Otto Kerner called up the Guard, 3,000 strong, Friday at the request of Mayor Richarc J. Datey. The mayor said he fel poiliice aJone could not cope with the rioting, worst in the North since 34 were killed in massive rioting in Los Angeles last August. "Wle can't cope with the stuff they got on those Guard trucks," a youth told a newsman, "but we can cope with the poMce. As scon as those GIs go back, these cops are gonna make a mistake." "We all gotta die some time. we'll fight," said another. The trouble began Tuesday night when police turned off a fire hydrant spraying kids with ncmiic development after peace comes to Vieit Nam and promised the United States would contribute $1 billion or more. But mistreatment of U.S. prisoners, he said, "would have a great effect against any future relations between our two countries on the kind of live-and-let- Kve basis we hope would come about." Hsrrdman also reported that efforts to exchange a captured Viet Cong terrorist for a U.S. civilian prisoner held by the guerrillas in Souiih Viet Nam had fallen through. Viet Cong representatives in Algiers had at one point indicated they would undertake such an ex- See VIET (Continued on Page 4) Justice Douglas Weds 4th Bride LOS ANGELES (AP) - The fourth bride in the life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice William 0. Douglas is a blonde, blue- eyed college sociology major from Portland, Ore., who is 44 years his junior. The 67-year-old jurist and Catfoleen Curran Heffernan, 23, repeated marriage vows in a friend's home in suburban Encino Friday night at a small private ceremony, friends said. They planned to honeymoon in the Pacific Northwest, where Douglas has a home in the Goose Prairie area near Yakima. Wash. Word of the impending marriage came as a surprise Friday — the same day his third wife,! Joar. C. Martin, 26, who di- 1 vorced the jurist last June 24, chose to announce her marriage in Montana. Douglas was divorced by his first wife, Mildred Douglas, July 21, 1953. His second marriage ended in 1963 when Mercedes Douglas won an uncon- tented divorce in Klickitat County, Wash. Mercedes Douglas then married Washington, D.C., lawyer Robert B. Eicholz only one day after Douglas married Miss Martin. In Portland, relatives said Mr. and Mrs. Heffernan first heard of the wedding plans when told by newsmen shortly before the ceremony. After hearing the news, they refused to comment. /•- waiter during a hat spell. A crowd giathared. Rocks flew. Vdictence began. There was more, Wednesday night. Then the climax Thursday night and Friday during the day, with poice reporting ait one point they were unaibJe to control the mobs. Mayor Daley said that he blames the outbreak "in large measure" on aides of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., chairman of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. King and his staff have been con- ductiing a civil rights drive in Chicago. Said Daley: "Surely some of the people that came in here have been talking for the tat year of violence, and showing pictures and instructing people in how to conduct violence. They're on his (King's) staff." .Salid King: "It is unfortunate that one in such a high position of authority as the mayor of Chicago Should perpetrate such a fafcehood." King said he believes the National Guard caffiup was necessary. Daley and King met Friday and agreed on several moves aimed at reducing tensions; equipping fire hydrants with sprinklers so citizens can cool off in hot weather; requesting federal funds for swimming [xx>ls and other recreational facilities in Negro areas; ap- See RIOT (Continued on Page 4) Sketch Prompts Flood of Leads in Nurse Killings CHICAGO (AP) - An artist's: sketch of the killer who slaughtered eight student nurses has brought a flood of new leads and a burst of new confidence to Navy Activity atWreckage Crewmen Leave, Aircraft Here A U.S. Navy investigating team yesterday inspected the wreckage of the twin-engine U.S. Navy Neptune which burned after an emergency landing at Lock Haven airport Thursday evening. The team left Friday afternoon. Some of the crewmen of the ill-fated plane were reported to have left on one of the two Navy planes which flew here in connection with the investigation. Other crewmen of the Neptune were reportedly picked up at Montoursville. A helicopter brought in by the Navy made several runs across the airport, reportedly with a Navy photographer taking pictures of the runway. A Grumman plane left about 5 p.m. and the helicopter about 1 or 2 p.m. A plane like the Navy Neptune which made the forced landing flew over the airfield yesterday, one observer said. It was believed to have landed at Montoursville. detectives determined to hunt the man down. ''We've been inundated with phone calls, tips and leads since we added the sketch tp our description," said Michael Spiotto, deputy chief of detectives. A police artist sketched the killer's face after closely questioning the only survivor of the town house massacre, who •oused from heavy sedation Fri day after the long night of hqr- for:-" --•'='••--••?•— *" The girl. Corazon Amurao, 23, filled in details missing from her first, hysterical account blurted out to police when she finally fled the blood-splattered house of death Thursday at dawn. At least one mystery remained, however, and policf See DEATH (Continued on Page 4) Foliage Fiscal Report Made RENOVO — The Renovo chapter of the Bucktail State Park Association Friday night issued its financial report on the Flaming Foliage Festival for 1965 and announced that copies available for examination Guardsmen in Search for Mining Man, 78 Gus Larson, 78, Inside Today's Express are at the Citizens Bank of Renovo and the Renovo YMCA. The chapter said that the income amounted to $3,596 with the expenses $3,454 leaving a balance of $142. The financial Howard Graves, Lock Haven I cupboard was virtually bare at Supplemental Airlines Can Add 100 Routes Strike Continues, Costing Nation 8 Millions Daily WASHINGTON (AP) - The Civil Aeronautics Board, moving to ease monumental air traffic jams across the nation, has authorized 13 supplemental airlines to fly nearly 100 routes of the five struck carriers. The CAB's action Friday night came as union and management negotiators were reported to be no nearer a settlement than they were a week ago. They meet again today. A CAB spokesman said the supplemental—those airlines thai usually fly charter and nonscheduled flights—will begin accepting reservations immediately for most of the nation'^ heavily traveled major air routes, including coast to coast nights. The CAB specifically gran ted j advisory board of the Mill Hall the supplemental airlines au- " Church Notices 7 Classified . 10 Sports 12 Editorial 6 Crossword 5 Television. - .r***^! Deaths 4 Events Calendar 4 Younger Set 8 It Seems Like Yesterday 6 Hospital News 4 Star Gazer 8 Junior Editor 11 Comics 11 How's Your IQ? 2 World's Week 2 Trust Co. Adds 3 Advisors at Mill Hall Branch The board of directors of the Lock Haven Trust Co. has appointed three members to the Municipal Airport manager, this morning said he did not know how long the wreckage of the burned plane, which is still under security guard, would be left on the scene. the beginning of the year. The chapter sponsors the' festival annually. There will be a meeting of the foliage committee at 8 p.m. next Wednesday at the YMCA where last evening's session was staged. PREPARING PAPERWORK for the Farmers Home Administration loan and grant of $187,000 each for Beech Creek sewage system are from left to right: George A. Baker, Farmers Home Administration repre- sentative, Allan W. Lugg, Warren H. Ohl, and Charles Poolc. Beech Creek contributed $35,600 to the fund that will provide a sewer system and treatment plant for the Beech Creek area. thority to handle those flights for the next 30 days that are not now being handled by the non- struck airlines. It reserved, however, the right to amend or cancel the authority without a hearing. The walkout by more than 35,000 machinists—members of the AFL-CIO International Association of Machinists—began July 8 at Eastern, National, Northwest, Trans World and United airlines. Last weekend the CAB had given the scheduled airlines not affected by the strike authority branch of the company. They are Paul W. Dietrich, insurance agent, Salona, and A. Richard Thorson, vice president of Mill Hall Clay Products Inc., and Kenneth D. McCloskey, Missing 4 Days in Cammal Area JERSEY SHORE - Two groups from the Lock Haven area joined in the search today for a 78-year-old man in a heavily wooded and overgrown region in the mountains east of Cammal, about 12 miles north of WafervMle. > :<•«••• «*•••••• - Units of the National Guard at Lock Haven were scheduled to be on hand at 8 a.m. together wiith a number of men of the Bald Eagle Valley Citizens Band Radio Club. Their five radio- equipped vehicles and several walkie-talkie units. Leading the citizens band group was Bill Vallimont, of Jersey Shore R.D. 1. Target, of search, entering its fourth day, is Gus Larson, of Okome, a small community four miles east of Cammal, which is the base of hunt operations. Larson was last seen at 5 p.m. Tuesday when he went for a herd of cows at the Okome area farm of his brother, Walter, 71. Collins Swanthout, also of Okome, said there was no truth to rumors that Larson was, found either in the Avis area or in Jersey Shore. Constable of McHenry Twp., Lycoming County, Swanthoul described Larson as a man bent- over from spinal arthritis. He said the missing man was wear- funeral director, both of Mill j n g a white and blue striped rail- Hall. They are new appointees and do not succeed others. Other advisory board reader's cap, with the visor cocked over the right ear. Swarthout said the elderly man mem-!wore it in this fashion because. bers, previously chosen, are: jol his habit of looking sideways Oscar D. Rager, retired miller,:from his hunched stance at Mill Hail R.D. 1, and Forrest those talking to him. W. Cross, merchant, and George j According to Swarthout, Lar- T. Romig, retired business man, | son once was a big man, more both of Mill Hall. jllian six fed in height, and The advisors arc named each | weighed Between 200 and 220 to add as many flights as possi-iyear by the board of directors:pounds. However, since the on- blc to help the flying public. Th c See STRIKE (Continued on Page 4) of the trust company following!set of arthritis he has become the directors' meeting in January. Sec JERSEY SHORE (Continued on Page 4) Work to Begin in August Beech Creek Gets $374,000 for Sewage System, Plant BEECH CREEK — George A.:period of 38 years. Baker, representative of thej The borough has pledged $25,Farmers Home Administration, j 600 to supplement the sum they yesterday announced that a deal are receiving from the adminis- wili be closed within the next' several days that will provide a grant and loan from the administration to build a sewer system and treatment plant here. Baker said that the Farmers Home Administration will give the Borough of Beech Creek a grant of $187,000 and a loan of the same amount. The loan will tralion. The project, expected to begin sometime in August, will pro- capacity of 250 gallons per capita per day. The disposal plant will be built with a capacity designed to meet ;hc need.-; of a projected population of 1.200 in 1995. The Farmers Home Adminis- vide a complete sewage system jlralion, which gives aid to towns that will service approximately I with population under 5,500,^3 256 homes. The system and the!taking action because the De- disposal unit will be built toJpartment of Health has directed meel specifications set forth by,thai Beech Creek must install a the department of health. ! sewage system. Drainage from The lateral and submain sew-j private disposal units has been ers will have a capacity of 400 j appearing at the surface, in be payable at three and three-j gallons per capita per day, and I drainage ditches, and in Bald quarter per cent interest over a the main sewer line wild have a i Eagle Creek, said Baker. /^

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