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Smethport M kean County Democrat (Newspaper) - April 28, 1949, Smethport, PennsylvaniaNewsstand 7c Vuk / a copies. I la Reml join uni 3 tym kit i p it will 1>�?Ta naturally a a a Mckean n in of mfr Ett. Oli me 73 Etta Gubbei 175 Saiki imm hot pa., thursday. April 2h. 1919 Tunift-1350 Phi year no. In a irl spout mid estonian do Brownie i vesture family arrive at ten ice at it a Turtle Point a we a Josf groups sponsored by Lineal organization present Kine program the hip wig by of tie evening s i program it Hie Parent teacher asocial Ion meeting held in the school edit origin tue Day evening the me lure service of the newly or i and cd girl scout and brownies roup. Tile girl scout group under the racier hip Olmi Joseph Willson. A ii Carl Johnson mrs. Emil John on and miss Martha Colegrove a resented pins to the following riels n a very colourful ceremony with Ach girl being dressed in Blue skirts my White Blouse Marlene John on Jyh Troi Leader sue Span Ogle Betty Lam Berg. Jean o Connor Louise an Zandt Carol Cady and ranch German. Barbara Kohn Parol Leader. Janet Brown. Hannah Johnson. Virginia Baver. Carol hair Janice mix. Patrol Leader. Ebby will on. Penny Robey Kay Jose Lek and Janice Tarbox. This n it pc Tirl were Lead in their Drill Ivok by Flag bearer Carol Clark and Dor guard Valjean comes and Joan to Wick m or reciting some of their it Blu at ton a and Laws they closed hair portion of the service by singing a taps. The Brownie group numbering 13. Led by i a z. Hileman. Mrs. Carl Wilson and or c r Mekalip were presented pins in a pretty ceremony Twenty five girls received their awards while eight were absent due to Chicken pox. But who will receive them As soon As they return to school. Those eligible to receive them were Gail Guenter Penny Konstanty. Peggy o Brien. Lois Moran Mary Lou Cady Connie rum sue Partchey Carolyn Tarbox. Phyllis Ferraino. Susie Shelan Rier Georg Anne Wright Barbara Rose. Pat to Hendrickson Bonnie Lee i a til rot it. Eddie Kay Borgeson sails Ann Mckalip Anita crinoids. Ann Meg i vein Barbara Robey Carol Kelly. Donna fizzell Carolyn Wells Corol Wilson. Ginny Hileman a Parker Linda Ramsey Maxine Swanson Terry Hickey Cynthia Johnson. Karen Johnson Elsie Rice. Connie Larson and Nancy Dickerson their program ended by singing the a Brownie or Laura Van Dusen s a choral streaking Quot turnip presented an entertaining portion to the program which included the following numbers poem Quot the Pear by Patricia German a be the Best of whatever you bet to loll Berg. Carol Clark loin it Van Zandt Patricia German. Sin ins pc e by Carol Ann Cady. A a tall Story a by Cowboy Gerry Coleman. A death snip proud Dawn Rifle. Bets Bijou Brig Jean Keesler. Grace Barr Edith Mitchell. Carol a. Clark. A Young love and old Lane Quot Dawn Rifle owe Barr. Genevieve pineal Joan Rossi Patricia German Ohio Ann Cady Jean Keesler Louise Van Zandt. Carol Ann Clark continued on Page four Ernest Kosse will address hankers prominent Philadelphia humorist philosopher Bankers from to Northwestern counties will attend the mid annual meeting of group 7 of Tho Pennsylvania bunkers association on saturday. Miry 7, at Tim Penn Hills club m Minari run according to an announcement made by chairman Al Rasmussen vice president of the Warren National Bank speaker for the occasion will be Ernest Robert of Philadelphia. Humorist and philosopher. If is topic is a tile safety value of sanity Quot. Or. has just returned from a trip of Europe and will give highlights on Fluor Jean conditions. The Mckean county Bankers As a Ocia Tion has arranged a program of coif in the afternoon a business session Ai 4 p. In. At which officers will by Clef ted and a dinner at 6 30 . Counties included in group 7 of the Pennsylvania Bankers association Are Cameron Crawford. Eik Erie Forest. Mckean Mercer Venango and Warren. Father Given work at g. L. Carlson farm 7 children in family picture on Page six life As an american Farmer officially began Monda morning for Jaan Tampuu 34-year-old estonian do who arrived on tile Long hollow farm of g l Carlson. Turtle Point Dairyman and Lumberman Early Friday evening according to Izzy Starsky of the Bradford Era i Tampuu his Wile. Hilda and their seven children ranging in age from la months to 13 years Are living in a modest farm Home equipped for their use. By or Carlson the Home is a far cry from the one j room occupied by the family of nine for Over three years in a displaced persons Camp located at Gies Lingen. German which is in the Munich arca of the country. Through an interpreter Henry j Eli or of port Allegany or Tampuu a recounted How the russians in i faded his native land in 1939 which followed by a nazi army Conn j ter invasion in 1941 under the red army he worked in a warehouse As j a labourer but the germans per Mitred him to return to farming when they occupied the country. When the Russia began to move Westward or Tampuu became a j prehensile and in 1944 just ahead of the advancing red army he fled with his family into Germany where he liberated by the american army in the Spring of 1945 when asked to compare the rus j sians with the germans or. Tam. Puu expressed a dislike for both the communistic and the nazi forms af1 government but it evident that he favored the German people Over the russians. His Mother if alive. Is a prisoner of the russians he said. While in Germany he worked As a farm labourer to get food for his family. Weekly rations for the family of nine included two pounds of j meat three to tends of sugar 30 pounds of bread a Little More than a Pound of butter and All of the potatoes they could use. Or Tampuu when asked what he thought of the United states sex i pressed amazement at the Large amount of food that had been made available to him. It evident j that he grateful for the oppor Trinity to work tor or. Carlson who started the machinery in motion in november of 1948. The Tampuu family left Germany on april 9, arriving in Boston last thursday morning they were taken to new York tile same Day leaving tor port Allegany Friday morning during their first hours in this country tile family s needs were taken care of by the lutheran world federation resettlement ser ice the Long hollow farm. Located about nine Miles North of port Ganv. Contains Over 1.000 acres of j land of which 120 acres Are under cultivation. Or Carlson is the owner of 120 cows. The farm under tile management of Ralph Wetmore employs from four to eight men. Or. Carlson one of the leading dairymen in tile county when asked what motivated him to bring the estonian family Here said a it perhaps a two fold purpose i needed manpower and i Felt that anyone who wanted to work should have an Opportunity to do that or Carlson Hadnot Overton tinted on Page four Keating school Board meet to study faxes the Keating township Board of education held a so Iccil meeting at the East Smethport schoolhouse on monday evening a it ii George Jerk water chief assessor of Mckean county r. P. Barnhart superintendent of Mckean county schools and F. Felt assistant superintendent. To study the equalization of taxes on property in Hie township. Problems will lie studied and plans made to comply with Hie Law enacted by Hie Pennsylvania state Assembly in 1947 More meetings Are planned throughout the township to discuss this reassessment with interested people. Forty six local Lonin i Kisi a no Driver l aces nil Lour term students to appear Vilaree in fatal ended monday in Anniv horns ear acid Cal i two sessions held 11 school districts will by represented Here on May till dutch try at for oni Man s family. The Dutrh family Brwn Derbort re Elvad in Long swatted treat a they got their first it Tupua of new York s Skyline from aboard the Holland-4meriran liner Adam. The Rawi it what we to will be Farmers in Amerie. Tike their won in Low. Peter by under How. Head of the family to third from left in a for with i wife. They have to children and three intend inc one Ann still in Holland. School Board citizens will be expects budget of asked to Aid $100,000 or More new health i nit kindergarten project postponed by Board because of Revenue a special meeting of the Smethport school Board held monday evening at which time Effort were made to draft a budget for the Corning year but because of the uncertainties Over legislation that May be enacted at the current session of the general Assembly in Harrisburg definite action on Hie matter wa., postponed. According to w. A. Ross Secretary of tile Board the budget Loi mental Hygiene is important in today s health development mental health week is sponsored by the National a relation of mental Hygiene As a Means of informing Hie Public on matters Preta bring to the Broad Field of human adjustment in Brief most fro pie want to be Happy to experience Success in their work to have friends and to look to the future with reasonable Hope that life will continue to be Worth living. Forty six Smethport students have been selected to participate in the county chorus sponsored each year by tile Mckean county music educators association which will be held in the Smethport school auditorium on wednesday evening. May 4th, at 8 of clock there Are ten schools participating in the Junior chorus thus tire number of students from Smethport is limited to fifteen Only six High schools Send students to the senior chorus for the group from Smethport numbers thirty one. The following students will repro it ent Smethport Junior chorus first Soprano a Eva Jane Houck. Joyce Hibbard Jane Hamilton Donna Lou Peterson Catherine Witter second Soprano a sue Spanogle Marjorie Hess. Louise Van Zandt. Dawn Rifle. Mary Lou Burlingame Altos Jeanne of Connor. Georgia Moore. Jean Ludwig. Mary Jean pullers Kristine Johnson senior chorus Soprano a Ann Potter Marguerite Stark. Ruth Hileman Dorothy Hauck. Greta Anderson. Imogene Harmon. Dolores Willer Judy Duffy. Altos Glenna Burlingame. Jolyn i Parker. Viv Ian Kirsch Dorothy i Slade. Norma Van order. Alto Tenor a Gail Connors. Anne Keajey Jenette Redfield Jonnie Peterson Tenor a Raphael Smith. Donald a coming Vaughn David Hallstrom. Ronnie Prev Ider Johnson. Bill Mcgavisk. Joe Raught to us. An Bass a Thomas Peeler Walter Johnson. John Hamilton. Robert i Howe Robert Digel Ralph Brace. Bitt Yonkers. Jerry Nelson greetings will be extended to the it Barge of involuntary manslaughter mated against Ridgway Man Appeal filed in awarding record verdict of $40,218 Vincent l met earn. 24. Ridgway j the april term of Mckean county re i Driver of the vehicle in which j civil court which began a week ago Maudey Ander on .12. Of Kane j monday ended monday afternoon h i in tautly killed in an Antonio 4�?T Accident one mile South of will Wilbur p Best w Illitia a Best elected president of Botan Lull Otlien officers ten san at meeting monday noon shortly before 5 30 of clock when a i jury returned a verdict in favor of j the defendant the northeastern Container corporation. In a tres i pass action instituted by the Penn i Sylvania Railroad company i the c., said to have re i suited from an Accident involving one of the Railroad company trains and a truck trailer owned by North Dav a. Aid to have suffered a j Eastern and operated by Stanley p. Dislocated Vertebra which i bought j Rickey of Bradford at the Arnold to have caused a paralysis of theist crossing in port Allegany on left Arm j Jan. 22. 1947. According to Kane state police the Railroad company represented on Friday will he arrested on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in connection wit ii the death it is reported. Mete jul who a admitted to the Kane Community Hospital shortly after the Accident and taken to the a Mot Hospital in Erie later in the. Vice Ore ident Vav her pre rotary club to sin Johnson at a meet Board of director ter noon it tin co lowing tile regular i Bur p Best w As t the Smethport refer Leonard b lug of tile clubs held monday of Jovial hotel Fol scheduled week by Gallup Potter and Gallup attempting to recover $567.59, the amount of damage caused to a signal so tem at the crossing As the result of Hie Accident the defendant Lepric enter by Nash and Muuga Baugh. C g Hicks a. P Beardsell and a a Taylor the Engineer conductor and fireman respectively of the train in titled in behalf of the plaintiff As did Kuglent e. Blood of port Allegany who witnessed the mishap. In meet i other most of us air aware in a vague the coming year will be More than i that things Are not right with i visitors by Carl Johnson principal $100,000. The highest in history Many people we read of events in of the Smethport schools and Hie edit Ive of flu when it is brought up for adoption i oui Dally papers that clearly Demon reply will Given by John mover j cd d by meeting of son born in Olean or. And mrs. Lloyd Burrowsjr. Of Coryville Are parents of a son. David Lii cd born Friday april 22, at the Mouy a Ain clinic Olean. Probably at the May the Board because of Revenue uncertainties action on a proposal to have the school District underwrite hip Cost of a Public kindergarten also Josti kneed. The Smethport p. T. A had requested tile school Board to defray tile Cost of a kindergarten at a recent meeting. President Robert a Digel presided at the meeting which a not adjourned until 12 30 a in tue Day. Other Board members present were or Ross h. L Morrison l ii Dickinson and John Huffman. May program j p Iii preparation tirade pupils ill give concert May 12 the Smethport Grade school children have started rehearsing for a May program of Folk music to be presented May 12th at 8 p. In. In the school auditorium. Rehearsals Are held during the regularly scheduled music classes and at noon hour or Atter school. Most of the Grade school pupils will participate in this program of Folk lore from our own country and foreign lands. Mrs Doris Daugherty is in charge of the costuming for the first three grades other Grade school teacher and mothers pre also cooperating in the preparation for tins program. Valley Garden Lith will meet monday night a i lie Valley Garden club will meet next monday evening at the Home of mrs. Ruth Conner. Mrs. Helen Ross will act As co hostess. Roll Call will la answered by naming a my favorite combination of miniature gardens will by exhibited by tile members and mrs Harriett Walkover will deliver the Magazine review mrs Adda Bray will conduct the quiz program and mrs. Charlotte Hibbard the Tun feature. Parents of son or. And mrs. Glen Scott it Oil City Are parents of a son born saturday. Mrs. Scott is tile former miss Jean Eaton of Smethport. Strate that people have serious pm president of the association r p inns and adopt tool h sol in Ion we Barnhart superintendent of Mckean May be Quot Mew hat shocked by some items but the event has occurred in some Distant City and does not give us too much concern. However. There is no guarantee that similar j tiling will not occur in our own Community. In fact. Some do though we May not always learn about them when such happenings touch our own Home we Are deeply disturbed what can to done about it the unfortunate truth i that we do not Ive adequate facilities to do much of anything in All too Many j instances. Not Only arc facilities lacking but the general Public is unaware of the problems. Children in need of psychiatric treatment1 Are unable to secure it adults with emotional problems that Are robbing them and their families of happiness have no place to turn it i is far Cader for a per on who has Heen brought into court to get this sort of help than it is for a Law j abiding citizen to do so. A group of interested citizens in Hie count Are attempting to work out a plan w hereby Mckean Colin a to May meet tin problem. Someone has to work out ii details and set j up a functioning organization. Eventually the citizens of the county will be Given an Opportunity to j county schools will give Brief remarks. The Junior chorus part of the program w ill consist of directed by mis Wherry. Prayer of the norwegian child a directed by miss Antonson. A a Brown Bird binding a directed a miss Griffin. Soprano Solo by Sherry Howell of Eldred. A tile directed by i Christopher a the big Brown Bear a directed by mrs. Lei tier directed by mrs. Dick Erson mrs. Doris Hudak will be a i $25,000. A of win u v Corn pianist for the Junior chorus. Reported of Keck tilt i of tile membership. A Fleer it selected for the car Weir c f Felt View a w la i ii Bridge Sec re William Barnum treasurer direct Orele it ted at tile regular meeting were or Best or. Felt or. Lillibridge Robert b Apple Mark Burge Ralph w Herzog and a Quot Hutchinson Russell reek of Bradford an sex Mckean county bord children in the principal addle. Delivered before the rotarian. Point i oui the great strides that the society a made since it a. Organized under the joint auspice of tile Bradford and Kane rotary club in August. 1929 the society originally envisioned by the Bradford rotary is now supposed by the service organization in Bradford Kane port Allegany Smethport eld cd and it. Jewett the clinic operated in Bradford is tile project of to in six rotary club in the county according to the speaker who introduced by or Best who pc idea in the absence of pie Aden John on More than 13,000 resident of the county an weird the piety a a Roll Call in 1918 with contributions of upended Lely Bas Tate police the arrest of Metal amp Kyj will be made on the recommendation of Elk county District attorney Edward c Blatt of Ridgway following a decision of an Elk county Coroner. Jury w High requested such action after an inquest held in Johnsonburg saturday afternoon in the office of Coroner e Dankmeyer. Miss Ruby Jonnson Kane Driver of another car that said to have been possibly responsible for the mishap is free on $500 bail furnished on saturday following her there were no witnesses for the arrest on Friday tar operating a defendant motor vehicle while under tilt in president judge Charles g. Hub fluence of intoxicating liquor. Bard received an Appeal for a new state police of that the Cair trial Friday in the action which operated by Metel Al and is John i rendered a record $40,218 verdict son did no to collide but that act islet on thursday afternoon in favor of apparently log control of his car i a Cyclone Mother and her two in Iliad Tei the Johnson machine which or children. Lie had been following closely went the Appeal filed by r. T. Into a kid Mutzabaugh of Bradford counsel funeral service for min Ander or the three defendants. Ernest son were held from a Dubois funeral Dibble Erie and Paul a Fisher and Home monday afternoon at 2 of clock a Clifford Johnson both of with the Rev or Eckert pastor of Rem the award made to mrs. Of Zion methodist Church officiated burial Ain Morningside cemetery Dubois. Senior Imay draws w parity audience a miss Martha Colegrove directed a induction the senior chorus will present examined and treated nearly la. Too a nobody kooks the trouble in be 1 children in it on Amzy a Hon and i directed by or Pyle 15 children be attend the trip a a incline thine ear Quot and a the Bra Pibo l in Biad Foid peasant and the oxen Quot directed by Mike i Holt i a in lion picture j mrs. Soule. On be Webial palsy following had Tenor Solo by Ronnie Johnson of do Smethport. A in a monastery directed by or. Moyer. A Meadowlands Quot and Quot the Battle hymn of the Republic a directed by mrs Maenhout. Marie Schorman and Dolore wit hed your rapport will make Dos ter Saccom Pansus for a nor chorus sible a service that is vital if we Are to begin to Cope with a problem that we cannot escape. Proclamation a. Ii. will he 8 j a Chi s my Tomoji Row w. Of Hungerford prominent j. Aud Well known Smethport resident i will observe ids Btl to birthday an Niver Ary on Friday api i 29 i Sui Ida v or family will Honor him with a birthday dinner at his Home Chi Vav. King St. I Hose from out of town who expert to attend j Are i and or Vav it Hungerford Andon Boh of Hilton Ohio or and mis. Ii Vav Swan i of it. Jew j Cit John j i inure to d of Lancaster or Aud mrs. Robert f. Hairnets and son. Tom of Kane i. And1 i w c i Mig and son. Larry of i Olean and mrs a. Kalkhof of Newi Haen Conn. The National and inter american music committee has proclaimed the week of Mac 1-8 a a National music week with tile keynote a Musi strengthen Friendly ties of individuals groups and Here in Smethport we will Benefit from a music week in having students participate in county chorus and county band thus Friendly ties will be strengthened among students schools and com a Tri unities of this county. Now. Therefore. I. John a Lind i Holm Burgess of the Borough of Smethport do hereby urge Community wide Observance of a music j week Quot by All groups cd our Citize ens and All local organizations. John a Lindholm. Burgess april 28. 1949 a i a ii i i it Horn or. And mrs. Donald Morgan of a a a Bradford in Paivio of a daughter Keating sportsman born saturday april 23, at Brad Keating sportsmen association Ford Hospital or Morgan a will meet at 8 o clock at the Smith former resident of Bloomster hollow. Port school building this thursday evening. A ther guests pre Cut at the meeting write Jack la than Bradford o h Baker it. K of Ell. I b Bernstein. J ame Herwood sr., Art i Ilion and c i i Ai Jon All port Allegany rot Arian a. And three a Smethport High school minors. Bdl Mcgavi a Rudy Kohn and Leonard Mckee. Neatly 200 attend Spring Brothel Hood rally neatly two Hundred member of the lutheran brotherhoods of the Wilcox i duct attended the Spring tally held at Ansgarius lutheran Church last a non afternoon. At the Busine meeting presided Over by Carl Vav. Sundej cd Bradford Hie cities of the organization were reelected Fen aunt lid term port Al Lengan Brothel Hood extended an invitation to meet Al gets Inanc Church Fin tit tall tally which accepted i tie Rev. Walter Lund Bergol do hoi w As principal speak i at hic Gaui eting t Ile Sophia society served lunch following us meeting. In in ii Psi Home or. And mrs burp Rifle who now live on to. To Hill ave., have purchased a Home on East St. Formerly owned by Albert Acker and will move into their new residence about May 1st. An audience Turat nearly filled the school auditorium witnessed the three act mystery a the Green phantom Quot presented by the senior Cia s of the Smethport High school monday evening Martha Cole Grove a member of the faculty directed the presentation. Member of Hie cast included Ruth Hileman Jean settler Donovan. Tommy Peeler. Dorothy lean Hock Theda Atwell. Audrey Brace Bill Halpenny Bill Mcgavisk and Garry Gambier. The production staff compiled of Benny i arson stage manager. Dick Weaver Leonard Mckee rude Kohn Aud Charles fae., stage Crew Fred Anderson Harold Hull and Harold iron., members of the i properties committee Rudy Kohn and James Swanson lights. Howard Hull curtain and Greta and i Erson and Virginia Burgess Book holders. A Donovan planned the program cover and Greta Anderson Mary e Duffy and Carolyn Gustafson were on the program committee Mary Ben handled publicity and ticket were nuclei the Supe vision of Kay weight Helen by onto and Smith lit Petri were plodded by the seniors and the Art club serving at Sherett under the direction of Anne Wells were Maisie Canfield Marion Grega Gladys Johnson. Mane us Neill and in at Walker. Bill Ming in Vav ii Omi or and mrs. Maglicco proprietors of tile Sweet show., Are building a new Home on West m Ain St. Near the country club. On a lot purchased from or and mrs. Anthony St to Vino. Leola m Brown and her daughters Janet. To and Shirley 7, As the result of the death of Leonard Brown or Browne a husband and the girls father on nov 20, 1947, or Brown killed in an Accident near the Kane country club in collision that involved a master on Transfer company truck op-1 rated by Dibble and owned by Fisher and Johnson. James Bly and Frank j. Woods both of Kane and Joseph p. Willson Smethport represented mrs Brown while Regis Mutzabaugh of Bradford is the attorn for the defendants. Other action Friday included the return of a verdict of $453 to in favor of mrs. Mercedes Barry of Bradford the plaintiff in a trespass action against Harry v. Lindstrom of Limestone. The Case said to have resulted from an automobile Accident in the City of Bradford on oct. 30. 1948. Between a car operated by or. Lindstrom and a vehicle in which mrs. Barry a passenger shortly before noon Friday a jury in the court of visiting judge at Ann p Ai meeting tile Rev Kenneth a Berlin pastor of tile evangelical Mission Church is attending tile annual meeting of the Middle East conference being held in Ashtabula o. Sessions began today and will continue Over sunday continued on Page six business census Ender Bradford men will canvass county the 1948 census of business is now under . Enumerators for the Northern tier counties including Mckean county were trained in Wellsboro last week and they Are now engaged in the listing and enumerating of All wholesale retail and service establishments in their resistive counties. The enumerators for Mckean county Are Sharon t. Carroll and Robert e. Smith both of Bradford. These men will interview responsible persons in wholesale retail and service business in the county for the purpose of obtaining Only information which is useful and which can be provided without placing aft unreasonable Burden on business firms. All information obtained is strictly confidential and is seen Oln by the bureaus sworn employees subject to severe criminal penalties for disclosure. Cooperation on the part of the respondents with regard to promptness. Accuracy and completeness will facilitate the work of the 1948 census of business
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