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   New Castle News (Newspaper) - August 15, 1964, New Castle, Pennsylvania                                 -TWO-  Delinquent Wage Tax Collections Increase  Delinquent wage tax collections increased substantially in July as warning letters began going out and payments began flowing in.  City Treasurer Marie C. Hanlon said $12,491 was collected last month, bringing to $41,078 the total in delinquent wage taxes collected this year.  At this point in 1963 only $3,-504 was collected in July and $14,146 through July 31.  The letter which seems to have awakened interest in paying overdue wage taxes gives the taxpayer two choices—pay the tax or appear at the treasurer’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 tax delinquents.  Not Crash Program  The program Miss Hanlon put into effect is not the crash program council asked for, but is producing increasingly favor-  Neshannock OKs Transfer Of Property  Neshannock School Board last night agreed to convey property on Mitchell Rd. to Neshannock Lawrence County School Authority for the addition to Neshannock Memorial School.  The addition, now under construction, will add 14 classrooms and a library to the school.  The board also resolved to sign an agreement to lease the building from the authority beginning Sept. 1 upon receipt of authorization from the state Department of Public Instruction.  In other business:  —Mrs. Betty Jane Hughes was hired as an elementary teacher.  —A contract with Green Light Taxicab Co. of New Castle to transport special education pupils during the 1964-65 term was renewed.  —Permission was given to Neshannock Boosters Club to use the high school cafeteria for a coffee hour after the first football game Sept. 26. and for use of a room for meetings Nov. 19, Jan. 21, March 18, and May 20.  —Payment of athletic bills totaling $248 was approved.  —A report was given by Mrs. Helen L. Kaufman, township tax collector, on delinquent real •state and per capita taxes.  Dr. Dewey DeWitt, chairman of the chemistry department at Westminster College, will speak at the Kiwanis Club meeting at 12:10 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 delegates to the district convention Sept. 20 - 23 in Pittsburgh. Alternates are Ralph B. Hayes, Peter Grittie and James P. Fowler.  DU PONT PAINTS  LUCITB Hoi— PaM  накУШму  luclt#  •г  Regular  Inside  or  Outside  COMPLETE LINE OT PAINT SUPPLIES  ECKERD’S "SU*  Westrate  Plaza  102 West Long Ave,  Blue Dutch Pine Cleanser  229°  Little Bo-Peep Ammonia  Queen ACq  Size 09  ИИЯ pa  ÖNEWC  OBSERVES  Refrigerators  NEWLOW  PRICES  Dial OL 4-7769  FREE ESTIMATES BIG TRADE-INS  The Store For All Your Home Furnishinfs  SUPREME  COMPANY  136 E. Lonr Avenue South Side  Schumaher To Address Graduates  -NEW CASTLE, PA., NEWS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1964-  able results compared to figures of previous years.  An attempt to collect delinquent wage taxes in a rush could have resulted in a flood of inquiries and complaints that would have choked operations of her office. Miss Hanlon said.  This could have been especially harmful while employes were preparing school tax notices recently, she said.  This year’s regular wage tax collection are also running ahead of last year’s. The total through July 31 was $606,545, compared to $542,977 for the same period in 1963.  Of this year’s total, $212,005 was retained by the city, $200, 859 was the New Castle Area School District’s share, and $193,681 has been or will be distributed to resident tax collection agencies of persons who work in the city but live elsewhere.  The corresponding 1963 figures were city, $187,433; school district, $176,924; and other tax collecting bodies, $178,618.  Assistance    $46 Stolen    Deaths 01 The Day  Grants Total    In Burglary  $149,695  Don Mastropietro 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.  Local residents have been reaching for blankets the last few nights due to the lower temperatures. Heating units have kicked on indicating fall Is not too far away.  Downtowners can get a better idea as to how the new YM-YW-CA building is shaping up now that the barricade has been removed. Workmen were cleaning debris away yesterday.  Approximately 10 more weeks of Daylight Saving Time remain. The time will end on Oct. 24 when the hour lost last spring will be gained.  The sidewalk replacement program around the city is erasing a lot of faulty walks and making life more pleasant for pedestrians.  Peach harvest is getting underway around the county. Harvest of winter apples will start about Oct. 1.  Area storekeepers are kept busy supplying hack to school merchandise for local youngsters. Shoes are much in demand 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 education at Youngstown University at the close of the summer session 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 6:30 p.m. Monday in the West Pittsburg fire hall.  Presidents, chiefs, assistant chiefs and secretaries will be guests.  Paul W. Schumacher  Paul W. Schumacher, Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. training director, will speak at New Castle Business College commencement Wednesday.  The 70th annual graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on the campus.  Schumacher joined Youngstown Sheet and Tube in 1952 as an economic education instructor 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 bricklaying. In some years, more than 3,000 men take the courses.  A native of Southern Ohio, he  Eaduated from Hiram College e 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 Training and Management Development and the Mahoning Valley Industrial Management Association.  MILLER SAYS GOP WON'T DUPLICATE 1960 MISTAKE  (Continued From Page 1)  nance chairmen. He said the campaign schedule for the national candidates also would be a topic of discussion.  Publicized excerpts of Miller’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 ticket.” Their working together will assure victory for Goldwater, Miller and other GOP candidates, he said.  Ben Franklin Registration Set  Registration of new pupils at Benjamin Junior High School will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.  . Those registering must present birth certificates, report cards and vaccination certificates. Students from parochial schools will not register.  News Harrisburg Bureau  HARRISBURG — Lawrence County’s 3,868 residents on relief rolls during June received $149,695 in public assistance grants, the State Department of Public Welfare said.  A breakdown shows that $31.-813 was paid out to 2,714 persons receiving aid to dependent children assistance, $24,558 to 420 receiving old age assistance, $19.911 to 359 receiving general assistance, $15,228 to 215 receiving blind pensions and $8,185 to 160 persons receiving aid to disabled assistance.  Other expenditures in the county relief program included $18,606 for medical assistance for the aged, $2,475 for hosoital care for old age assistance recipients, $13,969 for purchased hospital care, $267 for school medical care, $7,686 for other medical care, $363 for burials and $13,758 for county administration.  The department said there were 140 applications for public assistance received from county residents during the month, made up of 67 applications for aid to dependent children assistance, 42 for general assistance, 15 for old age assistance, 12 for blind pensions and 4 for aid to disabled assistance.  TUG BURNS,  CREW LEAPS INTO OCEAN  (Continued From Page 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  “Mayday, mayday. Fire on board, fire on board,” the message said. “Fuel caught fire, cannot stay on board much longer, position approximately 1,120 miles northeast of Honolulu.”  A commercial airliner passed over the tug and the pilot said the fire was visible from 35,000 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 Roosevelt 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 attack, it was reported today.  The official Tass news agency said Khrushchev made the pledge Friday in a farmbelt speech at Tselinograd in Kazakhstan.  “If an enemy attacks us, we shall administer a worthy rebuff 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 socialism,” he said.  City Hall Sidelights  Sanitation Authority Will Meet Sept. 9 . . . Mixed Feelings On Convention  JAMES GIBSON, chairman of the New Castle Sanitation Authority, said the authority’s next meeting will be held Sept. 9 unless the directors decide to appoint a financial adivsor at an earlier date.  In that case, a special meeting will be called and will be open to the public, he said.  The authority’s directors have met five times since council appointed them on July 9. Four have been informational meetings to allow directors to plant their feet firmly on solid fiscal ground before plunging  CONSULT US FOR YOUR  PHONE 658-6629  WEINGARTNER  FLORISTS  Across From First Federal 22 N. Mill St.  BUCK TO  (■»  ■Th^h^f NEW CASTLE WATER CO.  25 N. Mercer St. 654-6685  Be A  т-м  Nat A  worn  into the job of financing a new $2.6 million sewage treatment plant.  CITY HALL OFFICIALS who attended the Pennsylvania League of Cities Convention in Philadelphia this week reviewed their experience with mixed comments, though mostly favorable.  Most agreed that the conferences in their various fields proved most beneficial.  Some complained that some of the ground covered was repi-titious, or that a bit too much 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 ks regular meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday to dispose of two weeks’backlog of work.  Only Streets Director W i 1-liam J. Watkins has been at his desk regulary during the past week, when the convention 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 department to sort and analyze statistics submitted almost daily by census takers at work throughout the city.  Until the figures are organized and coordinated with past information they will be relatively meaningless for taxing purposes, she said.  State police said today that $$46 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 failed 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 Streets after breaking a side window.  Beauty Aids  Homeless  Children  LONG BEACH,Calif. (UPI)-Convent-reared Gemma Teresa Guerra Cruz today began her glamor queen reign by pledging her $10,000 prize money to homeless children in her native Philippines.  The 21-year-old Miss Philippines, daughter of a Filipino freedom fighter killed in World War II, was named Miss International Beauty of 1965 Friday night to climax the fifth annual beauty pageant.  “With the money and with help from my stepfather (an architect), I want to help all the homeless children who sleep in Manila,” she said. “I think I can build so many homes for the homeless children.”  Miss Cruz, a 5-foot-10, 135-pound lovely with a 37-25-37 figure, was singled out of five finalists Friday night by actor Hugh O’Brian. Runners-up were, in order:  —The American beauty, Linda Ann Taylor, 18, a freshman biology student at San Diego State College.  —Miss Brazil, Lucia Coutos Santos, 21, a model and jour-alism student from Rio de Janeiro.  —Miss England, Tracy Ingram, 21, a model.  —Miss Finland, Maila Maria Ostring, 19, also a student.  BUTT LEADS; APPEAL PUNNED  (Continued From Page 1)  sylvania counties and unofficial tallies from Philadelphia.  The election board, after lengthy hearings, sifted through 550 challenged absentee ballots Friday and ruled 91 of them valid.  Musmanno Gets Most Seventy-two of them went to Musmanno, 16 to Miss Blatt and 3 to David Roberts, Allegheny County prothonotary.  The count was completed although Freedman claimed it violated a 10-day stay issued by the state Supreme Court.  Meanwhile, Sen. Hugh Scott, Republican incumbent, opened his campaign for reelection Friday with his opponent still not decided.  Michael Byrne, administrative assistant to Sen. Joseph S. Clark, D-Pa., meanwhile, said further court appeals would harm President Johnson’s chances in the November election and also the senatorial race.  He said further delays would mean a candidate wiU not be determined until October when it will be “too late to 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 makeup of both houses of a state legislature should be based on population.  Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen, 111., chief sponsor of the pending legislation, said he would “sweat out” the liberal talkathon. “They think they can last, I don’t,” he said.  Mansfield said he would confer with other leaders in both parties about a return date after 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 of «11 funerals which will be held Is published daily at the beginning of the Want Ad  Section for your convenience. The directory gives the place of interment, the funeral director, the time of the funeral and calling hours.  Michael Reeher  Michael Reeher, 1 day, of 838 Lathrop 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., yesterday, 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 damaged.  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 began digging into the debris to see if anybody had been trapped.  A small fire followed the explosion but was quickly extinguished. A huge crane truck was rushed into action to begin 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 evacuated and those at the scene were warned not to smoke because 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 dispatched 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 population of about 300.  CHILD STRUCK BY CAR  (Continued From Page 1)  make a curve of S. Jefferson «St. at 3:44 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 5:15 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 resulted.  City police also investigated six other minor accidents yesterday, but no injuries were reported or charges filed.  SETS SIGNING DATE WASHINGTON (UPI) - The $947.5 million “war on poverty” bill will be signed by President Johnson next Thursday. The bill currently is undergoing routine study by the Justice Department and the Budget Bureau.  YOUTH INJURED  Edwin Giermanski, 17, of RD 7 fractured his right leg in a fall yesterday morning. He was reported in good condition today at St. Francis Hospital.  We know watches  EXPERT  Watch repair  ULTRASONIC CLEANING  • 3 Expert Watch and Jewelry Repairmen  Z4-Hr. Emer-  V n ÎI  Service  Available  Free Etti matea Free Electron!« Timing  Hospital Notes  JAMESON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL visiting hours are:  Medical, Surgical, Maternity; private—11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2:30 to 8:30 p.m.; semi-private and multi-bed—2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Child patients—11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. and 2:30 to 7 p.m. No visiting is permitted in a quiet period, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Unrestricted visiting for members of immediate family is permitted on days of operation or when condition is serious or critical.  ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL visiting hours are: private— 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Semi-private—1 to 9 p.m.. Wards—2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Maternity—husbands daily until 10 p.m., grandparents from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 7 to 8:30 p.m. Pediatrics —2:30 to 7 p.m.  Children under 14 aren’t permitted to visit at either hospital. 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 Pittsburg  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 Fowler Lane Burdette B. Boozel of West Sunbury RD 1 Mrs. Louisa Marshall of RD 4 Mrs Vera Voorhees of 108 Ludwig 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 Newman Rd.  Rudy C. Byler of New Wilmington RD 2 Kimberlee Cameron of 734 Chestnut St.  Frederick Herr of 1049 River Road  Mrs. Edith Coates of Edinburg RD 1 Frank J. Clements of 10 South-view Ave.  Mrs. Sallie L. Earl of 422 E. Maitland Lane.  Chris Whittman of 436 Neshannock Ave.  Fred A. Howland Sr. of 1047 Beckford St.  Susan Kelley of 445 Neshannock Ave.  Sam Tardio of 501 Hazelcroft Ave.  Gary M. Brmdza of New Bedford  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.  Annah 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 Hillcrest Ave.  Mrs. Anna M. Marett of Volant Volant  Mrs. Annie B. Thomas of Pulaski RD 2  Simon D. Wellman of 1604 Harlansburg Rd.  Mrs. Sylvia Rhodes of 833 McGrath Ave.  Mrs. Theresa Book and daughter of Bessemer  Mrs. Barbara L. Tartaglione and daughter of 70 Summit Ave., Ellwood CHy  Mrs. Clementine I z z o and daughter of 518 W. Cherry St.  Mrs. Bessie C. Zak and daughter of Wampum RD 1  BIRTHS  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., a daughter, Aug. 14.  Highland Church Trustees Open Bids  Merle L. Dicks is the apparent low bidder on a construction project at Highland United Presbyterian Church.  Bids were opened at the regular meeting of the board of trustees 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 immediately adjacent to the church on Park Ave.  Dicks’ bid was $15,830. Other bids were Massaro Brothers, $17,500; Preston & Williams Inc.. $17,100; and Untch Construction Corp.; $15,899.  Trustees expect to award the contract next week  FOR FINER THINGS  COME  TO  JESSE N.  KERR  £ "Dependable  Я Jeweler"  Я  5 * 7 N - **111 St.  Ml Phone 654-6121  Store Hours Mondays 12 noon ’til 9 P.M. Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Do You Really Know: “Who Is Nationwide?”  by JOSEPH KAPRALY  JOSEPH J. 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