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New Castle News (Newspaper) - August 15, 1964, New Castle, Pennsylvania -TWO- Delinquent Wage Tax Collections Increase Delinquent wage tax collec- tions increased substantially in July as warning letters began going out and payments began flowing in. City Treasurer Marie C. Han- Ion said was collected last month, bringing to the total in delinquent wage taxes collected this year. At this point in 1963 only 504 was collected in July and through July 31. The letter which seems to have awakened interest in pay- ing overdue wage taxes gives the taxpayer two the tax or appear at the trea- surer's office with personal tax records to prove the tax is not due. City Council authorized the letter two months ago in a get- tough policy with wage lax de- linquents. Not Crash Program The program Miss Hanlon pul Into effect is not the crash pro- gram council asked for, but is producing increasingly favor- able results compared to figures of previous years. An attempt to collect delin- quent wage taxes in a rush could have resulted in a flood of in- quiries and complaints that would have choked operations of her office, Miss Hanlon said, This could have been especial- ly harmful while employes were preparing school tax notices re- cently, she said. This year's regular wage tax collection are also running ahead of last year's. The total through July 31 was compared to (or the same period in 1963. Of this year's total, was retained by the city, ?200, 859 was Ihe New Castle Area School District's share, and has been or will be dis- tributed to resident tax collec- tion agencies of persons who work in the city but live ulse- where. The corresponding 1963 figures were city, school dis- trict, and other tax collecting bodies, Neshannock OKs Transfer Of Property Neshannock School Board last night agreed to convey property on Mitchell Rd. to Neshannock Lawrence County School Auth- ority for the addition to Neshan- nock Memorial School. The addition, now under con- struction, will add 14 classrooms and a library to the school. The board also resolved to an agreement to lease the building from the authority be- ginning Sept. 1 upon receipt of authorization from the state De- partment of Public Instruction. In other business: Betty Jane Hughes was hired as an elementary teacher. contract with Green Light Taxicab Co. of New Castle to transport special education pu- pils during the 1964-65 term was renewed. was given to Ne- shannock Boosters Club to use the high school cafeteria for a coffee hour after the first foot- ball game Sept. 26. and for use of a room for meetings Nov. 19, Jan. 21; March 18; and May 20. of athletic bills totaling was approved. report was given by Mrs. Helen L. Kaufman, township tax collector, on delinquent real estate and per capita taxes. Dr. Dewey DeWitl, chairman of the chemistry department at Westminster College, will speak at the Kiwanis Club meeting at p.m. Wednesday in the Castleton Hotel. Robert E. Jamison is program chairman. Jack Bittner will offer the invocation. Robert A. Loudon and Ralph R. Carlson were selected as dele- gales to the district convention Sept. 20 23 in Pittsburgh. Alter- nates are Ralph B. Hayes, Peter Grittie and James P. Fowler. DU PONT PAINTS COMPLETE LINE OF PAINT SUPPLIES ECKERD'S Plaia Blue Dutch Pine Cleanser Little Bo-Peep Ammonia 35' Queen Size NEWC OBSERVES. Don Mastropletro of 1710 Hart St. found a dead pigeon recently on Mt. Pleasant St. In Union Township. The Identification leg band read: Buffalo, N. Y., 3331. Ixwal residents been rootling for blankets the last few nights due to the lower tem- peratures. Heating units have kicked on Indicating fall Is not too far away. Downtowners can get a better Idea as to how (he new YM-YVV- CA building Is shaping up now that the barricade has been re- moved. Workmen were cleaning debris away yesterday. Approximately 10 more weeks of Daylight Saving Time remain. The time will end on Oct. 24 when Ihe hour lost last spring will be gained. The sidewalk replacement pro- gram around (he city is erasing a lot of faulty walks and making life mare pleasant for pedes- trians. Peach harvest Is getting un- derway around (he county. Har- vest of winter apples will start about Oct. 1. Area storekeepers are kept busy supplying back to school merchandise for local young- sters. Shoes are much In de- mand as well as other items of wearing apparel. Joseph S. Senko Wins Degree Joseph S. Senko of New Castle received a B.S. degree in edu- cation at Youngstown University at the close of the summer ses- sion this month. Senko and his wife, the former Shirley J. Davis, reside at 323 Frazier Dr. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Senko of 620 S. Ray St. He will begin his second year of teaching at Springfield High School in Petersburg, Ohio, in September. Fire Chiefs Unit To Meet Lawrence County Fire Chiefs Association will meet at p.m. Monday in the West Pilts- burg fire hall. Presidents, chiefs, assistant chiefs and secretaries will be guests. 'Refrigerators PRICES Dial OL 4-7769 FREE ESTIMATES BIG TRADE-INS The Store For All Your Home Furnishings SUPREME COMPANY 136 K. Lone Avenue South Side CONSULT US FOR YOUR PHONE 658-6629 WEINGARTNER FLORISTS Across From First Federal 22 N. Mill St. Schumaher To Address Graduates Stolen Deaths Of The Day In Burglary Paul W. Schumacher Paul W. Schumacher, Youngs- town Sheet and Tube Co. train- ing director, will speak at New Castle Business College com- mencement Wednesday. The 70th annual graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on the campus. Schumacher joined Youngs- town Sheet and Tube in 1952 as an economic education instruc- tor and in 1957 was appointed training director. He is in charge of a training program which includes a wide variety of vocational courses ranging from sales to bricklay- ing. In some years, more than men take the courses. A native of Southern Ohio, he graduated from Hiram College He earned a Master's degree at the University of Pittsburgh and has taught in Ohio public schools and at Youngstown University. Schumacher is a member of the American Society of Train- ing and Management Develop- ment and the Mahoning Valley Industrial Management Associa- tion. MILLER SAYS GOP WON'T DUPLICATE 1960 MISTAKE (Continued From Paire I) nance chairmen. He said the campaign schedule for the na- tional candidates also would be a topic of discussion. Publicized excerpts of Mill- er's remarks made it clear that the two top GOP contenders were turning from a drive for party unity to the details of the campaign itself. Miller said the last four weeks have seen "more real unity develop than any Democrat wants to admit and the credit goes to a 11 Republicans all over the country who want to defeat Gentleman Bird in November." Miller said he wanted to talk party organization and "unity between the national ticket and the rest of the Republican tick- et." Their working together will assure victory for Goldwater, Miller and other GOP candi- dates, he said. Ben Franklin Registration Set Registration of new pupils at Benjamin Junior High School will be held from 9 a.m. to p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Those registering must pre- sent birth certificates, report cards and vaccination certifi- cates. Students from parochial schools will not register. -NEW CASTLE, PA., NEWS, SATURDAY, AUGUST IS, 1964- Assistance Grants Total News Harrisburg Bureau HARRISBURG Lawrence County's residents on re- lief rolls during June received in public assistance grants, the Stale Department of Public Welfare said. A breakdown shows that 813 was paid out to per- sons receiving aid to dependent children assistance, to 420 receiving old age assistance, to 359 receiving general assistance, to 215 receiv- ing blind pensions and to 160 persons receiving aid to disabled assistance. Other expenditures in the county relief program included for medical assistance for the aged, fov hospital care for old age assistance re- cipients, for purchased hospital care, for school medical care, lor medical care, for burials and for county adminis- tration. The department said there were 140 applications for public assistance received from county residents during the monlh, made up of 67 applications for aid to dependent children as- sistance, 42 for general as- sistance, 15 for old age assis- tance, 12 for blind pensions and 4 for aid to disabled assistance. TUG BURNS, CREW LEAPS INTO OCEAN (Continued From l) chuset and Ponchartrain were proceeding to the rescue. The ships were on patrol about 200 miles from the Sea Wolf when they received its SOS. "Mayday, mayday. Fire on board, fire on the mes- sage said. "Fuel caught fire, cannot stay on board much longer, position approximately miles northeast of Hono- lulu." A commercial airliner passed over the tug and the pilot said the fire was visible from feet altitude. The crew was believed to be equipped with life rafts and flares. Seven Canadian frigates were in the vicinity, the Coast Guard said, and were steaming toward the Sea Wolf. In addition, the luxury liners President Roose- velt and Lurline also changed course to aid the tug. The Coast Guard said the Sea Wolf belonged to the Red Stack Towboat Company of San Francisco and was hauling a barge loaded with lumber. Nikita Promises To Defend Allies MOSCOW (UPI) _ Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev has pledged anew that Russia will defend its allies against any at- tack, it was reported today. The official Tass news agen- cy said Khrushchev made the pledge Friday in a farmbelt speech at Tselinograd in Kaz- akhstan. "If an enemy attacks us, we shall administer a worthy re- buff and defend our country, our people and our lands. We shall defend not only ourselves but also our friends who are advancing along the road of building he said. City Hall Sidelight'. Sanitation Authority Will Meet Sept. 9 Mixed Feelings On Convention JAMES GIBSON, chairman o( the New Castle Sanitation Authority, said the authority's CITY HALL OFFICIALS who attended Ihe Pennsylvania Lea- gue of Cities Convention in Philadelphia this week re- viewed their experience with mixed comments, though mostly favorable next meeting will be held Sept. 9 unless the directors decide 10 appoint a financial adivsor at an earlier date. In that case, a special meet- ing will be called and will be open to Ihe public, he said. The authority's directors have met five times since council appointed them on July 9. Four have been informational into the job of financing a new million sewage treatment plant. Most agreed that the con- ferences in their various fields proved most beneficial. Some complained that some BACK TO SCHOOl meetings to allow directors to Of the ground" cover Te'p'i plant their feet firmly on solid utious, or that a bit too much fiscal ground before plunging politicking took place. But what can one expect when more than 400 politicians gather under the same roof, one of the city's representatives said. CITY COUNCIL will hold its regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday to dispose of two wecks'backlog of work. Only Streets Director W i 1- liam J. Watkins has been at his desk during the past week, when the conven- tion or other business took other members of council out of town. CITY TREASURER Marie C. Hanlon said it will take many weeks work for her de- partment to sort and analyze statistics submitted almost daily by census lakers at work throughout the city. Until the figures are organ- ized and coordinated with past information they will be rela- tively meaningless for taxing purposes, she said. Be A Not A The City Of NEW CASTLE WATER CO. 25 N. Mercer St. 654-6685 Slate police said today that was taken from Morrison Buick Inc., 2410 Wilmington Rd., in a burglary last night. Entry was made through a rear window. City police said burglars (ailed to enter the Love McGown drug store at 12 N. Mill St. after breaking a rear window early yesterday. Burglars also failed to take anything early yesterday at Smith's Cleaners at Grove and S. Mercer Streeis after break- ing a side window. Beauty Aids Homeless Children LONG BEACH.Calif. (UPD- Convent-reared Gemma Teresa Guerra Cruz today began her glamor queen reign by pledging her prize money to homeless children in her native Philippines. The 21-year-old Miss Philip- pines, daughter of a Filipino freedom fighter killed in World War II, was named Miss Inter- national Beauty of 1965 Friday night to climax the fifth annual beauty pageant. "With the money and with help from my stepfather (an I want to help all the homeless children who sleep in she said. "I think I can build so many homes for the homeless child- ren." Miss Cruz, a 5-foot-10, 135- pound lovely with a 37-25-37 fig- ure, was singled out of five fi- nalists Friday night by actor Hugh O'Brian. Runners-up were, in order: American beauty, Lin- da Ann Taylor, 18, a freshman biology student at San Diego State College. Brazil, Lucia Coutos Santos, 21, a model and jour- alism student from Rio de Ja- neiro. England, Tracy In- gram, 21, a model. Finland, Mai'a Maria Ostring, 19, also a student. BLATT LEADS; APPEAL PLANNED (Continued From Page 1) sylvania counties and unofficial tallies from Philadelphia. The election hoard, after lengthy hearings, sifted through 550 challenged absentee ballots Friday and ruled 91 of them valid. Musmanno Gets Most Seventy-two of them went lo Musmanno, 16 lo Miss Blatt and 3 to David Roberts, Alle- gheny County prothonotary. The count was completed al- though Freedman claimed it vi- olated a 10-day stay issued by the state Supreme Court. Meanwhile, Sen. Hugh Scott, Republican incumbent, opened his campaign for reelection Fri- day with his opponent still not decided. Michael Byrne, administra- tive assistant to Sen. Joseph S. Clark, D-Pa., meanwhile, said further court appeals would harm President Johnson's chances in the November elec- tion and also the senatorial race. He said further delays would mean a candidate will not be determined until October when it will be "too late lo carry" the state. CONGRESS WILL WORK OVERTIME (Continued From Page One) of this campaign are against any action by Congress to slow the process of conforming with the decision saying the make- up of both houses of a stale legislature should be based on population. Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen, 111., chief sponsor of the pending legisla- tion, said he would "sweat out" the liberal talkathon. "They think they can last, I he said. Mansfield said he would con- fer with other leaders in both parlies about a return dale af- ter the Democratic convention but would recommend Monday, Aug. 31. The convention opens Aug. 24 and is scheduled to wind up the night of Aug. 27. A directory at ill funerals which will be held It published dally at the beginning of the Want Ad Section for your convenience. The directory elves the place of Inter- ment, the funeral director, the time of Ihe funeral and calling hours. lit -I ot all thr fainoii- Seah I'oMurppfdir Michael Reeher Michael Reeher, 1 day, of 838 Lalhrop St. died yesterday in St. Francis Hospital where he was born earlier to Thomas E. and Eileen Campbell Reeher. The name given yesterday was incorrect. Surviving are the parents, five sisters, Linda, Marsha, Sheila, Lisa and Saundra, all at home; and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Earl Reeher of Mercer. A blessing was held at Mc- Gonigles, 133 N. Beaver St., yes- terday, followed by interment, in St. Mary Church Cemetery. 3 PERSONS KILLED IN EXPLOSION (Continued From Page 1) family collapsed into the wrecked luncheonette and other adjoining businesses were dam- aged. Several members of the Trunk family were among the injured taken to the Abington Hospital. They were identified as Anne Trunk, 63, Leonard, 32, Samuel, 66, and Carl, 34. Windows of buildings 100 yards away from the scene, were blown out by the blast. A construction firm was located across from the scene and its heavy equipment was rushed into action to help clear away the debris. More than 100 firemen rushed to the scene of the blast in the small town of Edgehill and be- gan digging into the debris to see if anybody had been trapped. A small fire followed the ex- plosion but was quickly ex- tinguished. A huge crane truck was rushed into action to be- gin clearing the debris. The blast wrecked one-half of a two-story twin building The luncheonette was on the first floor and an apartment on the second. A two-block area surrounding the wrecked building was evac- uated and those at the scene were warned not to smoke be- cause of a heavy odor of gas. One onlooker said that when he arrived at the scene he found a man wandering around the middle of the street bloody and dazed. Firemen from communities in a five-mile radius were dis- patched to the scene. The community of Edgehill is located in Montgomery County, adjoining Glenside and about three miles from Philadelphia. The explosion was in the center of the town, which has a popu- lation of about 300. CHILD STRUCK BY CAR (Continued From Papc 1) make a curve of S. Jefferson St. at a.m. today and struck a pole. Demolished City police said the car was demolished and debris from the car was found 204 feet ahead of the point of impact. Police said the car went off the road 94 feet before striking the pole. Jenkins also was involved in a minor accident at p.m. yesterday with an auto driven by Eleanore Lachwart, 18, of 230 W. Lincoln Ave. Police said Jenkins pulled out of a parking lot at 43 S. Mercer St., striking the rear of the Lachwart auto. Minor damage was reported to both vehicles. No injuries result- ed. City police also investigated six other minor accidents yester- day, but no injuries were re- ported or charges filed. SETS SIGNING DATE WASHINGTON (UPI) The million "war on poverty" bill will he signed by President Johnson next Thursday. The bill currently is undergoing rou- tine study by the Justice De- partment and the Budget Bur- eau. YOUTH INJURED Edwin Giermanski, 17, of RD 7 fractured his right leg in a fall yesterday morning. He was reported in good condition to- day at St. Francis Hospital. We know watches EXPERT Watch repair ULTRASONIC CIEANINO 3 Expert HI Watch and Jewelry Repairmen Hospital Notes JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL visiting hours are: Medical, Surgical, Maternity; a.m. to 1 p.m., to p.m.; semi-private and to p.m. and 7 to p.m. Child a.m. to 1 p.m.. and to 7 p.m. No visiting Is permitted in a quiet period, from 1 to p.m. Unrestricted visiting (or members of Immediate family is permitted on days of operation or when condition is serious or critical. ST. KKANCIS HOSPITAL visiting are: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. to 9 p.m.. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. dally until 10 p.m., grandparents from to p.m. and 7 to p.m. Pediatrics to 7 p.m. Children under 14 aren't permitted to visit at ellhcr hos- pital. Both hospitals are members agencies of the United Fund. Jameson Admitted Phyllis Cosgrove of 503 Spruce Street Elizabeth Bukowski of 339 E. Maitland Lane Michael Birdsall of 412 River- view Ave. Mrs. Florence Nicholson of 219 Hillcrest Ave. Mrs. Theresa T. Angeline of 2307 Camden Ave, Mrs.Lilly Richey of West Pitts- burg Mrs. Dianne J. Smith of 936 Morton St. John Sandullo of 1017 Summit Street James W. Maxwell of 332 Shaw St. John Fowler Jr. of 1458 Fow- ler Lane Burdette B. Boozel of West Sunbury RD 1 Mrs. Louisa Marshall of RD 4 Mrs Vera Voorhees oi 108 Lud- wig Rd. Mrs. Stella Mamajek of 216 E. Garfield Ave. Frederick Herr of 1049 River Road Carl Walker of 319 S. Croton Ave. Discharged Jaqueline A. Aull of 1017 Sunset Blvd., Ellwood City Tim W. Lockley of 2844 New- man Rd. Rudy C. Byler of New Wil- mington RD 2 Kimberlee Cameron of 734 Chestnut St. Frederick Herr of 1049 River Road Mrs. Edith Coates of Edin- burg RD 1 Frank J. Clements of 10 South- view Ave. Mrs. Sallie L. Karl of 422 E. Maitland Lane. Chris Whittman of 436 Neshan- nock Ave. Fred A. Howland Sr. of 1047 Beckford St. Susan Kelley of 445 Neshan- nock Ave. Sam Tardio of 501 Hazelcroft Ave. Gary M. Brindza of New Bed- ford Mrs. Louise Goslee of 216 W. Sheridan Ave. William D. Mort of Greenwood RD 1, Del. Charles N. Lorenz of RD 5 Mrs. Lottie F. Barut of 1712 Hanna St. Annan D. Stevenson of 215 N, Beaver St. Mahlon Bittinger of Lowell- ville RD 2 Thomas H. Freed Sr. of West Pittsburg Eric A. Erickson of 416 Hill- crest Ave. Mrs. Anna M. Marelt of Volant Volant Mrs. Annie B. Thomas of Pulaski RD 2 Simon D. Wellman of 1604 Harlansburg Rd. Mrs. Sylvia Rhodes of 833 Mc- Grath Ave. Mrs. Theresa Book and daugh- ter of Bessemer Mrs. Barbara L. Tartaglione and daughter of 70 Summit Ave Ellwood City Mrs. Clementine I z z o and daughter of 518 W. Cherry St. Mrs. Bessie C. Zak and daugh- ter of Wampurri RD 1 EHRTHS Jameson Memorial Hospital To Mr. and Mrs. John L. Yar- ian of Volant RD 3, a son, Aug. 14. To Mr. and Mrs. Clyde E. Vogan of Wampum RD 1, a daughter, Aug. 14. St. Francis Hospital To Mr. and Mrs. Howard Boo- her of 1805 Jackson Ave., daughter, Aug. 14. Highland Church Trustees Open Bids Merle L. Dicks is the apparent low bidder on a construction project at Highland United Pres- byterian Church. Bids were opened at the regu- lar meeting of the board of trus- tees Thursday. Project specifications include new concrete steps at the front of the edifice and a 65 car lighted parking lot on the site of the old Bartsch residence im- mediately adjacent to the church on Park Ave. Dicks' bid was Other bids were Massaro Brothers, Preston Williams Inc.. and Untch Construction Corp.; Trustees expect to award the contract next week FOR FINER THINGS IN COME TO JESSE N. KERR "Dependable Jeweler" 5-1 N. Mill St. Phone 651-6121 Store Hours Mondays 12 noon 'til a P.M. Tuej., Wed., Thurs., Frl. Sal a.m. to 5 p.m. Do You Really Know: "Who Is by JOSEPH KAPBAI.Y JOSEPH J. KAPRALY 114 Okinawa Drive Phone OL 2-5406 Nationwide is: leading auto insurer; the world's second largest mutual car insurer; our life company Is in the top fire com- pany sells the most Home- owner policies. We sell all kinds of insurance. IATIONWIDE MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. Home O. 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