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   Wellsboro Agitator, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1952, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania                               Only Weeks Left to Register Citato Registration Closes Sept. 1952 NINETY-SEVENTH THE WELLSBOKO. PA.. SEPTEMBER 1952. 4 REGISTER TO VOTE What are you.-going to .do about Does the presidential ejection mean anything to Have you no convictions you want to support with your Do you want 'the best man available to go into the White House for the next four crucial Do you belong to the 49 per cent who failed as voting citi- zens to bs counted ii We do hot care which side you vote as long as you exercise your right to express your honest preference. Don't be a feather Don't be a drone in the Don't bo so occupied with that you forget you _are an American. S 'Walk to your precinct on registration day and give in your name. AND this applies to every woman over 21 years as well as fo the men. RECENT VIEW OP BROADACRES Scout Leaders Meet at Troy Planning Conference Held Tuesday Afternoon at General Suliivan Council. Miss Joan Copley Gives Piano Recital i Claude Outstanding Banker and Civic Died Last Tuesday Claude E. outstanding banker and civic president plause and attention to other per- of the two Wellsboro inated for president of the Amer-1 It was largely his initiative ican Bankers Association last which brought about the founding- and official of several local corpor- died at Tuesdav at the of the Penn-Wells Hotel in 1926. exerted City. Miss Joan daughter of Mr and Mrs Jerome _pf was heard in a piano recital at the Church of Friday August 29 Miss who is preparing for ad- ced has been tutored for several months by Miss Zenetje Clarke. Assisting with the program was David tenor. Copley presented the fol- The annual Conference j Wi of the General Sullivan Boy Scouts of was held in the Troy High School Sunday afternoon and August 24. The presided over by D T. president of command attended by about 5ollowulg Rev. council -was held for the j of reviewing the program progress during the_ first months of 1952 and developing ai for the The Scout Executive reported nearly attainment of membership and pro-1 ....gram participation goals set A RECENT VIEW OF THE TIOGA COUNTY FARM shows new Farm Pond in foreground. The farm was recently inspected by soil conservation and county officials. Woman Killed In Car Crash Mrs. Paul C. Reed Dies at Blossburg Hospital Following Accident. with every likeli- hood that the council's goals fort 1952 be fully attained byj December 31. Following this pre- sentation the. council operating committee inet' separately to cuss their- part of the program' and to 'prepare recommended goals i After a supper of the Troy-Scoiit the ecutive board lof-lthe-council- in open h'ear ifie reports i and oper- ating committees. goals were adopted and the dis- trict committees in turn met to establish their programs and share of the 1953 goals adopted by the council. TJieser-are to Have and posts served by two or more adult lead- ers of whom would trained in the Basic Scout Leaders to recruit the commissioner staff Mrs. Maude E. Williams- died. Aug. at the Blossburg Hospital follow- ing an automobile accident on Route Sunday afternoon. at 4.05 Joan-Copley Sidney My I Love concert Min- Little Solneig's hand David de- To a Wild From an OlXJil I _- up to 30 m to service the fcdlan LoiSe' Valse Mrs. Reed was a passenger in a car driven by her nephew's Mrs. Dorothy who was injured in the 'crash Also injured were Mrs Wolfe's husband. and their son all- of Buffalo Wolfes were treated for shock and abrasions and were ad nutted to the Blossburg Hospital to hospital authort i Mrs. suffered a fract- skull and was pronounced dead on her arrival. Police 'said Mrs Wolfe another and in so the .'left front wheel of her car struck the b'erm on the left side of the highway. In attennipting to get the car on the right side of the she swerved the wheels of the car to the right and the car went out of. control. It was raining at the time.. The car skidded to the right side and overca slight embankment and over. Damage- to the car was -Surviving Mrs. Reed are her husband Paul C a Mrs James Williamsport a Mr. Wolfe and a grandniece. cert Largest single group enrolled Program preceeded by was one providing Blue Shield stage show and a oand con- benefits for. Palmerton where employee family members added medical-surgical protection troops' and to -have of Jteyse- the-'troop participating in enough What a Friend We Have in concert .Rev. Sidney Fenton. 98 Donate Blood AT Mansfield Ninety-eight pints of blood were donated at the Red Cross blood i bank held- a't the State last week. sored Post assisted by the Auxiliary. Cochainnen were Fred Jupen- laz and John Shaw. Physicians in charge were Dr. J. 3. Moore and JDr. R. S Sanford. Nurses who assisted Mrs. Ann -Mrs. Seymour Shaw district campmg events to give every. Scout oppor- tunity for 10 days and 'nights camping during the to have 535 Scouts and Cubs the monthly Boys' Life Magazine in then- Scout to have oL the Scouts and. Cubs advance one rank during the to the Scouts December 1953. first class rank or to '_ _ establish 13 more new Scout packs and explorer posts than-were established in to --decrease the number of dropped Scout by and to have 500 Scouts. and Explorers registered in the council by De- cember 31. 1953. the Blue Cross hospital service Registration Drive benefits already held. Total membership figures as of j Have you registered yet' That's July 31 were- Blue question the Wellsboro Jay- Results of a questionnaire samp- 'ing opinions of recently-hospital- voter Uus month- ized memhers-also were Facts revealed by replies irom Former Wellsboro Man Receives Promotion Charles K. son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold H. of 55 West who has been associat- ed with the New York office of the Texas has been made head of the process depart- ment of thei company in Okla. Enroute to his new position- American his parents- Mr. Etner was graduated from Pennsylvania State College in 1941. Since then he has been with the Texas Company in El and San Texas- Lock- HL and New York City. Car 'Explodes 'Near Morris The-Morris Fire Mrs. Esther Mrs. Stony Fork 4-H Club Loren Mrs. Ann Mrs. Leona Marvin. MTS.I Doris Miss Mrs. j JEetty Zchner and Mrs. Mitchel- Tbe second meeting of the 4-H Club was-held at called-about o'clock Fri-i George Towner set a record Agricultural Extension Office day to attend to a -smouldering 4sa donation of blood. JTbursday April 10 wuh car on-the joad between MorrIL attendance. Tic Aauiro. But bv the Extends business meeting was called to No Parlrinir Zone Prder by the Bonnie no parking jKerr asst. r Co. The Borough Council voted distributed the project eck to extend the Mniajned their tiss the' firemen reached the -vehicle had exploded. Th Francis An- said that he believed Ere started from a short circuit in a wire in the dashboard of the car. It apparently spread through the upholstery to die gas tank. All that was left of the auto- mobile was twisJed sleei. week Visitors at State Capitol Largest in 10 Yean The number of summer visitors to the Stale Capitol in 1952 was the greatest in 10 Alan D. Beyaolds. Secretary of Property and said today. In the three months ending Au- gust 31. 36.000 persons were con- dnclcd ihroogh the banding by set-en guides. That was about 400 more than tbe number last sam- mcr and nxce thaa la the parking'' books and explained their use the entire length of Mainly connection with individeal from 1 a m. to 6 a. nx. for 1 projects.' The meeting was then the purpose of street cleaning 'adjourned and the remainder of and snow removal _ j the evening was spent in playing A S3 fine will be imposed for a of this ordinance. It was voted to forbid parking jn .any street in the borough be- tween those hours from Nov. IS to JMar. 15 for the purpose of snow removal. This is being done part- ly at the request of the State Highway Department The borough is advertising for bids for the surfacing of Siurrock aad Ihe resurfacing The next meeting will be held Kay 8 at the home of Bonnie Kerr. Mansfield Graduate Enters Nursing School Miss JoAnn a graduate of Mansfield Senior High Schboi C3ass of has entered the street belwen Main and Pearl j At r Tiaiaiag School of the -i Hospital ia lla. slreds and Wain street .Main and jnembcr of the school chestra and dslrict or- Jt wasvoted to rranove two county ing taeters in front of the of 1950. Tbe Common- store on Pearl street to make wealth provides grades to escort'room for a loading and unloading free of through zone. the cipitol and to point out'the roost interesting featares of ihe that is considered the finest stric house in America. The receipts from parking met- ers since the first of the total fines for nance Athletic dent the senior cheer- a awmber of the scmior play yeaiboofc and staffs. She is a daughter of eca aupervaing pal of the Senior High aad Mrs. Mater. BC-BS Increase i Nelson Grange Membership Wins at Fair 'Nothing Like It' Enrollment Results in Highest Enrollment in N.E. Plan's History. 1500 Grangers Hear National Leader at-Mansfield Thursday. About 1500 Grangers registered _ I'at Grange at the Mansfield Over additional Blue Fair Thursday Alert Grange Shield members en Nelson was awarded first prize rolled during the one-month hos- for their exhibit pital-and doctor-sponsored open' In the the Tioga membership period held recently County Grange Band and major- Report Executive Directoi ettes gave a drill and concert in George T. Bell at August meeting i front of the Grange Budding led of board of directors of'Hospital by director Reginald Newman of Service Association of Northeast- Knoxville. Donna Jean Smith of ern which conducted LawrenceviUe gave an exhibition the Like enrollment of acrobatic offered by N E Pa. hospitals and A- Carroll Bean'oi Me county medical wSh Dnest of spoke on the addition of Blue Cross' our members and Blue Shield' Dlmlt' master of the total of 27.260. Pennsylvania State intro- T. presided at the duced the'Speaker. meeting Fireworks concluded Thursday iJaycees to Hold and Blue cecs are asking every all part of Registration increase the vote turnout here s year. Jaycee presi- said figures compiled by of all questioned include- stated that they would have had to borrow money to pav their hospital bill had not been for..1116 American Heritage Foundat- 31ue were able to en- ioIL show only Per cent of the joy better accommodations be- icon's eligible voters went to cause of their membership and tte PoUs said that without Blue Cross ione the reasons they would have had to use public 4he scant vote turnout each ward instead of 'yeaT fa that lofget to semi-private rooms. he said- registration is especial- I ly important during this presi- dential election year. Throughout the nation .Taycees are telling Three CGW Employes Retire The retirement of the the people the important thing g from the Wellsboro plant of is not they itfs whether ing the Corning Glass Works has been approved. by the company's Pen- they Campbell said The Wellsboro Jaycees plan an sion Thomas Buns- j intensive canvass of unregistered John1 Wilson and Budley L. I eligible voters during the final all of Wellsboro. All three i two -Reeks before the last day iad worked most of the time in j for regstration. September the inspection department j 1952. Swimming Meet Enjoyed Sunday Over 200. Attend Annual Show at Woodland Park Pool. Over 200 people enjoyed the annual swimming sJjpw at land Sunday .afternoon. This event which marks the Although exerted in the back- Soldiers and Sailors Memorial his influence was largely pital. He was 73 years old. i instrumental in the success of the The public had known of Mr. Roosevelt Highway Association of Bennett's illness for only a few i in the handling'of weeks He had undergone opera- tne community aspects of the nat- tions this summer at the Univer- Sas' field development which sity of Pennsylvania Hospital in j brought Wellsboro prosperity in Philadelphia and in New York 'the and in the de- velopment' of Grand as a nationally known tourist resort. His leader- ship and. cooperation were wel- comed by the Glass Works management after the company es- tablished its Wellsboro plant. Mr. Bennett was a past presi- dent of the Welisboro Chamber of past president of the Wellsboro School past treasurer of the borough of Wells- president of the Wellsboro Hotel president of the Tioga County Bell Telephone -.Coni- panjv director of the Soldiers arid Sailors Memorial treas- urer of thp Wellsboro Electric trustee of the Green Free and treasurer of the Tioga Lumber Company. In 1931-32 he was chairman of Group IV of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association. In 1938-39 he was vice and in 1939- Mrs. 40 president. He was named closing of the pool for the cuirent Florence Van Valkenbuig member of-' the State Banking JPT four i Board of the Commonwealth of chance to show what they Catharine Gray Wesley D learned duiing the year. i Thompson of Jane The program featured diving. Norwood S. Sothoronf' of relay water ballet and under j charlotte Barbara swimming Girls taking part in the ballot were. Gale. Phyllis Delores Pennsylvania in 1940 and ued to serve in that position un- til his death. Mr Bennett was appointed a and Clat mmber the Amencan BaakerS Assoclatioa Committee on State m 19W. He served on Richard H Koelle of Sandra Barbara Goodwin GMot of Bath U one ster Mrs Patricia Lindit Janet Joan Lofgren. Carol Nancy- .Rosanne Charlotte SIsfilyn Sa'hdra Delores Satotiskt Senior Girl's ballet were. Lilian Jean Kathleen Nancy BonnPt years Rath tO 1944 Was a 06 on a son ot Jonn seven R and Catharine E. Gray Bennett whfle ebailmaa fp the Federal Legislative Subcom- oa Federal deposit Insur- Beverly Lorena Carol Krista Quimby. Mansfield Youths Paroled by Court _ worked to obtain and Mrs. E. A. new Msfe of comptttgOpn was FDIC assessments. the committee'svfirsf- 1 live was with the result v day one of that an approximate in orth Westfield Man Erroneousiy Indicted by Grand Jury Fined. of charged with a motor law violat- appealed from a summary was given a hearing be- fore J.udge Charles G. Webb and fired Abracison had been erroneously indicted by the Aug- ust Grand Jury on a change of felling to stop at the scene of an accident. He was represented by Atty. George Linton Glenn Morris Chamberlain and Taul Snyder of sentenced Juiy 26 to from lour to eight months in the county- on a burglary charge out of a theft at the Corey Creek. Golf Club at were paroled August to continue their edu- and placed- on fdr five years. either should leave school before completing their they will be re-j turned to complete their sentence. the most influential daily asscssment was papers in Amenca achieved for 195U funeral was held Friday at I T MQ JSL Paul's Episcopal thej wr. I Rev. Harry T. Frownfelter jsjrtss-ra'ra'Siirt rsLt'3 January treas- December vice pres- ident and January h Farmers and Mechanics of the Federal Legislative Council.- taming passage of the so-called Bank Merger Bill. As- president of the State Bank Division of the Naiona president January 1942 He took a leading part in the organ- ization of the Northern Tier Bank-1 crs serving as one of its earliest presidents. His inter- stroyed the independence of office of the comptroller of thcF currency. Despite reluctance on his the Pennsylvania Bankers Associa- COWANESQUE VALLEY HORSE SHOW lodge. He was a former vestry- of SL Paul's Protestant Epis- later. At the national organization's policy to direct community ap- Kmttml Two Youths Shot At Potato City Cfcartas VMiPctt Ctimhot MMtday Nifht tit Charles Van aged 19. of Pau died instantly Mon- day evening at 9 p. m. at toe Po- tato airport of gnnsbot wiwixb.- He was the MB of Mr. and Mrs. David Van of Bar Maine. His Erwta soa of Bertha of Charte Kiver HtM for the stkrtfm shootiag it' Alfred airpMt operal- still aad Xn. ire awijac iMdc w Bui Ida lais wtefc. Weck-Eml IMiday Enjoyed atT.CC Crif CtoM Members and at Tyofa Country auk eajored a holiday featured by a folf IOMOK sfttre pony rides a tvening. children aad a dan bake day tae Miss Elsie Goodnavfli to Many Frieads are ivrMed the wedding of Alice CMd- dnchter of Xr. wd Xn. VaHer CoodaMdi of and CUOMI XL IW Lineota IT. Tke vtialaf iriB 1ke   

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