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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - April 30, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean county Kean county democrats Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading newspaper Quot Mckean county9 picture newspaper establishes 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday april 30, 1964 terms Imi per tear single copy Loe no. Is judge Hoffman to speak at a Law Day Observance a observe the Law it is the key to order and Justice and Freedom is the theme behind this years Law . More than 9,000 students in All secondary and most of the elementary schools in Mckean county will hear members of the county bar association Friday during assembles remind the youngsters As Well As their parents of the world struggle for Freedom. A highlight of fridays Observance of Law . Will be a dinner in hotel Emery Bradford at 7 ., at which time Ford at 7 For the Public at which time they can hear an eloquent Jurist speak. He is j. Sydney Hoffman i judge of the county court of Philadelphia since May 17, 1956, j and one of the country a chief juvenile court judges. William p. Mcvay will serve As toastmaster. Open to Public reservations Are still open and May be made with James my a Vay at the office of Mcvay and Mcvay. The program is open to both men and women. Judge Hoffman who has Many qualifications As an authority on Law juvenile and otherwise is also a member of the visiting faculty at the Fri Academy in Washington special lecturer at the state police Academy at Hershey member of the National Council of juvenile court judges member of the panel review Board governor s coordinating committee for White House conference on children and youth and a number of other groups. Judge Hoffman pointed out that recently Secretary of state Dean Rusk said a the United states is playing an important role in the world struggle for Freedom and that a we must judge j. S. Hoffman work continually at Home to keep our Legal and judicial systems Strong and to cultivate respect for or. Rusk added a the struggle continues. Values we take for granted such As an Independent judiciary and Equality and Justice under Law have yet to be accepted in Large areas of the Law Day has three main objectives. They Are i a to Foster a deeper respect for Law by teaching How Laws serve and protect All citizens 2 a to encourage responsible citizenship by demonstrating that individual rights and freedoms involve individual obligations and 3 to emphasize the contrast Between individual Liberty under Law and the subordination of individual rights under communism which on the same Date stages its traditional May Day demonstrations. Township officials plan annual meeting on May 6 the Mckean county association of township officials will hold its annual meeting next hold its annual meeting next wednesday at the Penn Hills club i Minard run. Invitations to attend the affair were extended monday at a meeting of the county commissioners. In addition to chairman r. E. Youngquist and commissioners Russell j. Weston and James w. Of Mara attendance was requested of chief George e. Berkwater chief assessor Albert l. Clark and Philip Waring executive director of the Mckean county planning commission. According to Arnold Field it Zozol Hurst chairmen it Tho affair a business session is scheduled for to ., followed by a luncheon. County officials have been invited to speak during Tho afternoon session. A banquet will be held at 6 30 The county election Board monday received a communication from the department of state requesting that any unusual situations arising in the primary elections today As the result of the Many new provisions for Absentee voting or registration or pertaining to any portion of the election code be noted and forwarded to the state for use in further improvement of election regulations. County commissioners will Confer at 10 36 May 12 with a representative of the Bureau of traffic safety concerning a proposed school on that subject to be held under the sponsorship of the county for violators of Highway Laws. Received from the Pennsylvania department of Public welfare was a Check for $1,500 representing the commonwealths share for the first half of the Grant period for the homemaker program in Mckean county. The county received a $3,000 annual Grant for the new project. Also discussed at Tho mooting was a proposed land Exchange Between the . Forest service and Armstrong Forest be. Under the proposal As submitted by Federal officials the Armstrong firm would Exchange approximately 4,669 acres of land in Corydon and Hamilton townships for about 4,398 acres of National Forest land in Hamilton township. The Board of commissioners informed Forest supervisor w. W. Wentz it had no objection to finalization of the proposition. Valley project set for summer the state will repave Miles of the 46-year-eld Highway Between Farmers Valley and Larabee this summer at a West it $459,666. Ravages it time have completely ruined this important North South read in spite of heroic Patching efforts for a number of years. Announcement of the project was made by Stanton c. Funk District state Highway Engineer at a meeting in Clearfield last night. Another area project will be repaving of . 4 a distance it 2.4 Miles from Galeton to the Tioga county line at a West it $425,666._ committeeman race deadlocked in Eldred Boro in the Borough of Eldred incumbent m. V. Milliron was Defeated for the Post of party committeeman on the Republican ticket in tuesdays print a r i e s. Deadlocked for the Honor As the gop committeeman Are Robert Blaski and James Leffler both receiving 54 votes. It is expected that if the official count still reveals a deadlock the two will decide the Winner by the flip of a Coin. Russell Slavin won the democratic party committeeman Honor As the result of six write ins. The race for party committee woman in the Republican ticket saw Joan Joyce Bradt nose out Adda a. Nichols 78 to 77. The democratic committee woman is Margaret Slavin 3. Army silent about Kinzua recreation Washington d. C. The army withheld comment wednesday on recommended guidelines for recreational development of the Allegheny River Reservoir in Pennsylvania and new York. The Bureau of outdoor recce Ion recommended tuesday it the Forest service oversee recreational development in the Reservoir area and downstream from the dam near Kinzua a. Dam and Reservoir Are built by the corps of army ars which the Bureau of r recreation says plans a require Sites around the re of Avoir and develop them for Frater based recreation. An army spokesman however said the report is under study and a until we have a Chance to study it we can to say what our decision will meanwhile sen. Paul h. Douglas d-ill., called inadequate the $6,116,000 rehabilitation fund voted by the Senate to my sensate new Yorkus Seneca ians for construction of the Roar. House voted a $16,931,000 rehabilitation fund and Douglas expressed Hope a Senate House conference committee would agree to the House figure. In a Senate speech Douglas called the Senate version a a truncated reparations Bill which would provide the Seneca nation less than half the loaf necessary to sustain its future he said National Honor will permit no less than a a generous reparations to the inmans for loss of property and destruction of their Community. The Reservoir will flood much of the indians Allegany reservation. Douglas said also a termination clause inserted in the House Bill by the Senate is a immoral to the extent it provides for Al it rotation of remaining treaty guarantees from the United states to the Seneca the clause would require the indians to draft a plan for ending any Reliance on government help in handling their affairs. Sponsor of the clause sen. Peter Dominick r-colo., a member of the conference committee has said the language would not affect the 1794 treaty with the indians. Bradford Man fatally Hurt on building Job Bradford Frank p. Mcandrew 49, of 63 Barbour St., plumbing and heating contractor for the past 12 years and also operator of babes place a Bradford tavern died in Bradford Hospital at 4 25 Friday. An autopsy revealed that death was due to intestinal Haemorrhage As the result of injuries received in an Accident while at work on a sewage project in Seaward ave. Near the Bolivar drive intersection. Coroner Gale f. Hollenbeck issued a certificate of accidental death. Working in ditch or. Mcandrew was working in a 12-foot ditch when he was thrown against a Concrete water main. The Impact caused the main to break. The injured Man climbed up the slope by himself and spoke to fellow workers including his brother Hugh and the operator of a Backhoe Foster Bennett. He was born in Bradford and was the son of mrs. Katherine Nolan Mcandrew of 61 Barbour St. And the late Michael Mcandrew. He attended the local schools and was a member of the St. Bernard Church Loyal order of the Moose and the american legion. Surviving besides his wife and Mother Are a son Timothy three Sisters mrs. Howard peace miss Agnes Mcandrew and mrs. Rose Sutter of Bradford six Brothers Thomas a. Theodore Hugh Vincent and Dennis Mcandrew All of Bradford and John l. Mcandrew of Salamanca. N y., formerly of Bradford and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 9 Tuesday at St. Francis Church in East Bradford with burial taking place in St. Bernard cemetery. Creamery loses $30 in break in at Smethport police chief Abbey Southwick of Smethport reported that the Mckean county Creamery on East water Street Smethport was entered sometime during monday night by a person or persons who forced open a door. Approximately $30 was taken. He also announced an attempted entry into the Costa Market also on water St., sometime last Friday night. A person or persons had started to saw a Hole in the roof it the building but were scared away. Chief Southwick stated that he had a staked out the property for several nights but the Woula be burglars failed to reappear. Post office rules change next monday limited adjustments in some postal services ordered in Washington March to by postmaster general John a. Gronouski to save $12.7 million will begin to take effect in Smethport and throughout the United states next monday according to an announcement by postmaster Milton Dodge. Service changes planned locally include the following postmaster Dodge said parcel Post deliveries a beginning the week of May 4 there will be no More delivery of parcel Post on wednesdays in the Borough of Smethport. This curtailment does not affect delivery of parcels on Rural routes. Window services also beginning the week of May 4 there will be a curtailment of specific services on saturdays. One window will be open on saturdays from 8 30 To 12 30 Services offered will be limited to stamp sales acceptance of parcel Post. Cod. Registry and general delivery service. Domestic and International Money orders will net be issued on saturday and All Money order windows will be closed. Rural carriers will not accept Money order applications from their patrons in saturdays beginning saturday May 6. Other services such As inquiries and claims information meter settings and Box rent collections will also be discontinued on saturdays. Postmaster Dodge emphasized that no essential major services Are affected under the new orders. There will be no change in Home delivery or special delivery for example. Regular business mail deliveries will continue As usual. Letters Ami other first class mail will be handled with the same priority As Ever. The Economy step the postmaster explained is in line with president Johnson a programs under which the recent Federal income tax Cut was provided. Police arrest eight in thefts at area Camps two men and eight juveniles were arrested by state police based at Kane Over the weekend in connection with a wave of Camp and summer Home burglaries. Pleading guilty to burglary and larceny charges before Justice of the peace Arnold Field at Hazel Hurst were Reynold Charles Smith 22, and William Eugene Jones. 18, both of Kane the two were remanded to the county jail at Smethport pending setting of Bond by judge Glenn e. Mencer. Much of the loot has been recovered according to sgt. Robert Bamat commanding officer of the local substation. Sgt. Bamat said trooper William Wood itch made the investigation assisted by special youth officer George Barron of the state police based at Punxsutawney. Some of the break ins were in the Jojo area and in Elk county and also included a burglary at Camp Cornplanter Federal property in the Allegheny National Forest 12 Miles North of Kane where a Public address system was stolen. New medical care Rule gov. Scranton has issued an order that relatives no longer Are held financially responsible for needy persons qualifying for Aid under the medical care for the aged program. Plan woodsman museum plans Are being made by the Penn York lumbermen a club for a woodsmen s museum in Northern Pennsylvania. Early tools and other relics would be displayed. Mayor Iii but he casts his ballot mayor Kevin b. Ogilvie of Smethport has bean confined to his Homo by illness for the past Throe months but to did t miss voting in primary Day tuesday. Andrew Hileman Borough Secretary treasurer and Glenn h. Mencer superintendent of the electric department went testis Homo tuesday afternoon and with the assistance it mrs. Ogilivie aided the mayor to a car and drove to Tho courthouse where he cast his vote. Or. Ogilvie stated a i want and to do lha it s the patriotic duty of every Johnson has 2 to i Lead Over Frame in Congress race Victor j. Westerberg a a. Elected to Assembly a Albert w. Johnson a a a ahead in Congress race 000 republicans give Johnson big Lead in Mckean county unofficial county vote tabulation on Page four Mckean county republicans in the primary election tuesday gave rep. Albert w. Johnson committee members Are elected As is the Case every two years party committeemen and committee women Are elected at the Spring primaries. Most of the people Are veterans and encounter very Little opposition. Tuesday was no exception in most cases. Smethport Borough Frank Rugh or. And Beatrice Kohn go Walter f. Daniels and Eileen t. Hull d. It. Jewett Borough Robert l. Foote and Mary g. Weston Floyd e. Roth and Mary Jane Fosberg d. Otto township 1st District a. B. Randall and Kathlee Mckee r Donald Kerr and Dorothy a. Wilcox d. 2nd District a. James Coffman sr., and Jean Coffman r. No democrats listed. Port Allegany Borough 1st District a Roy e. Merritt and Louise Hagstrom r Ernest a. Mangold and Anita Farrell d. 2nd District a Howard j. Baker and Mary m. Wallin r Gerald j. Miller and Marjorie f. Coneys d. Keating township 1st District a Howard Moore and Audrey d. Lopus r Albert j. Rossi and Jeanne Voss Ler d. 2nd District a Keith d. Marsh and Marilyn Brown r Richard a. Milliron and Lois m. Milliron d. 3rd District a Floyd a. Irons and Lucille s. Boy i an r Edward w. Chrisley and Margaret l. Chrisley d. Eldred township Raymond j. Curtis and Luella m. Cordner r Marjorie r. Benson d. Lafayette township 1st District a Cecil Pollock and Hazel Pollock r Kenneth e. Sprester and Virginia m. Spinster d. 2nd District a Calvin j. Johnson r. 3rd District a none on ballots. 4th District a w. F. Buffington and Ruth b. Erns r Clifford s. Mountain and Mabel f. Mountain d. Annin township Paul l. Johnson and Wilda v. Johnson r Charles Crolley and Wanita h. Lane d. Sergeant township 1st District a George w. Blau ser and Esther Aloi r Lor Retta b. Harrington d. 2nd District a republicans none John Parr and Boce Koc Jancic d. Norwich township 2nd District a none on ballot for either party. Democratic meeting a meeting of the democratic women of Eastern Mckean county will be held in Keating Grange Hall East Smethport next thursday May 7, at 8 The Public if invited to attend. Of Smethport 5,392 votes to 2,002 for his opponent state sen. Richard c. Frame of Franklin in their contest for the gop nomination for the Post of congressman in the 23ixl Pennsylvania District. Councilman j. A. Still of Bradford unopposed for the democratic nomination for the congressional Post received 1,784 votes from members of his party in the county. Meanwhile Victor j. Westerberg of Kane victorious in the special election to fill this year s unexpired term of or. Johnson in the Pennsylvania general Assembly also Wen the gop nomination to run in the november general election for a full two year term. Or. Westerberg in the primary race polled 4,332 votes to to 2,634 for e. Kent Kane of Kush Equa. J. Richard Monago of Bradford Defeated by or. Westerberg in the special election for the Assembly Post will be the democratic candidate for the office in november polling 1,965 votes in the primary in which he was unopposed. County republicans gave 5,779 votes to incumbent Hugh Scott to 957 to w. Henry Macfarland in the contest for the party nomination for the . Senate election in november. At the same time county democrats favored Genevieve Blatt for their candidate with 1,284 votes against 497 for judge Michael a. Mus Manno and 279 for David b. Roberts. Republican candidates for nomination As judge of the Superior court a Robert e. Woodside and Joseph c. Bruno a polled 5,488 and 4,004 votes respectively. Two candidates were to be nominated. In the democratic contest for nomination for the same office the county gave 957 votes to Rottert Lee Jacobs 645 to or. Woodside 613 to j. Sydney Hoffman 472 to Paul a. Simmons and 419 to or. Bruno. Unopposed for Tho gop nomination for auditor general w. Stuart Helm Drew 5,644 Voetee. In the democratic contest for nomination for Tho same position Grace m. Sloan won 1,343 county votes and Samuel Gunnett Neff Drew 451. There was no opposition for gop and democratic nominations for state treasurer. Robert d. Fleming received 5,530 Quot of votes in the county and Thomas z. Minehart had 1,354 from his party adherents. State sen. James s. Berger of Coudersport unopposed for gop nomination from the 25th District received 5,753 Mckean county votes. The democratic candidate for his party a nomination Stanley l. Homan of Kane won 1,487 votes. Attorney Jack j. Mcdowell of Bradford was unopposed for membership on the Republican state committee from the 25th District and Francis j. Of Hearn of this City had no opposition for membership on the democratic state committee. State sen. Richard c. Frame of Franklin Early yesterday conceded the election to congressman Albert w. Johnson Smethport in the race for the 23rd Congre Sion Al District nomination in tuesday s primaries. Or. Johnson claimed the Victory at i And or. Frame conceded a half hour later. Westerberg beats Monago in close Battle Mckean county voters tuesday chose Victor j. Westerberg of Kane to be their representative in the Pennsylvania general Assembly for the remainder of the year. Or. Westerberg the Republican candidate had stiff opposition from his democratic opponent j. Richard menage of Bradford in the special election. Complete unofficial totals from All 52 precincts in the county gave or. Westerberg 4,056 votes to 3,252 for or. Monago. Or. Monago had led the democratic ticket in the general election of november 1962 when he ran against rep. Albert w. Johnson of Smethport for a two year term. The office has been vacant since the election of or. Johnson last november to the unexpired congressional term of the late rep. Leon h. Gavin of Oil City. In the 40 precincts outside Bradford or. Westerberg polled 3,259 votes to 2,048 for or. Monago. The Bra Fordian carried la of the 12 precincts in the City and polled a citywide total it i,204 votes to 797 for or. Westerberg. An indication of the Light vote tuesday Are these figures for the Assembly race in the november 1962 voting. In that contest or. Johnson Drew 10,153 votes to 7,163 for or. Monago. Registration figures for Mckean county this year list 22,523 eligible voters i5,487, Republican 6,886, Democrat and the remainder no party affiliation. Or. Westerberg end or. Menage will oppose each Ether again in the november general election for a full two year term in the Assembly As both men Wen the nomination it their respective parties in tuesday s primary voting. Tuesdays election marked a reduction in the number of voting precincts in the county from 53 to 52. The two Corydon township districts have been consolidated into one. Or. Johnson moves or. L. Morris Johnson son of or. And mrs. Leonard Brynolf Johnson of Smethport has moved to Kansas City mo., where be is chief resident surgeon in paediatrics at mercy children a Hospital and instructor in medical College. Or. Johnson had been affiliated with the Mayo clinic in Rochester minn., for several years prior to moving to Kansas City. With the unofficial vote tabulation incomplete yesterday afternoon it appeared that congressman Johnson had won in All eight counties of the 23rd District and his margin of Victory would be a smashing 12,066 votes. Albert w. Johnson of Smethport Mckean county a first representative in the United states Congress in More than 40 years tuesday took an overwhelming Lead for the Republican nomination for a return to his seat from the 23rd congressional District by Talon a better than two to one Lea Over his gop opponent state sen. Richard c. Frame of Franklin. With partial returns for 39 precincts of the districts 456, or. Johnson who is now completing the unexpired term in Congress of the late Leon h. Gavin polled 14,984 votes to 6,364 votes for or. Frame. The Mckean county representative led the race in All of the eight county returns most of the returns slowed because it the paper ballots system. The enly Complete returns though unofficial were from Mckean county or. Johnson s heme grounds whore he outdraw or. Frame 5,362 to 2,662. Venango county the Home of or. Frame went for or. Johnson 1,417 to 1,299, with 30 out of 76 precincts reporting. That was the closest the Franklin attorney was Able to get. Warren county turned him Down 2,621 to 1,429 in 37 of 47 precincts. As the race turned out the unofficial returns stunned Many who looked for a much closer race. Both men were heavy Canari. All territories were ted numerous times. Should the Smethport native continue to pull away As All indications pointed at an Early tour this morning or. Johnson will go into the november election with another fight on his hands. This time it will be against a fellow count Ian John a. Still of Bradford. Or. Stilt tuesday ran unopposed on Tho democratic ticket and polled 1,764 votes from the eight counties that include besides Mckean county Warren Venango Clarion Forest blk Jefferson and Clearfield. Last november or. Johnson ran in a special election against William t. Haggerty Clearfield and in 111 precincts reporting the Day after election that he won 17,589 to 11,804. The Mckean county attorney served in the Pennsylvania general Assembly from 1946 until he resigned to run for Congress. Or. Frame was elected to the state Senate from the 48th senatorial District in 1063. Or. Johnson 57, who has gained several honors since taking his seat in Washington was one of the Strong men in the Pennsylvania legislature. In 1951 and 1955 he was the gop majority whip in the state House. He served As majority Leader in 1953, 1957 and through most of 1963 until he left in november. Since that time the Assembly seat has been vacant. Driver is injured As truck overturns one Man was injured and taken to Kane Community Hospital following a 7 45 Sunday Accident in which a 1941 Model truck rolled Over and righted itself. Injured was r. F. Hackett. 69, of . I port Allegany re i the Driver. He sustained a laceration of the right Finger. Unhurt was a passenger Jerry Kelley 29, also of port Allegany. Forrest Watkins Heads county teachers unit Forrest Watkins a guidance counsellor of port Allegany Union schools saturday night was elected president of the Mckean county chapter of the Pennsylvania state education association at a meeting held at the Castle in Olean. He was named to a two year term. The election came at the annual dinner meeting of the association attended by 140 guests including a number of Mckean county teachers who have retired. Other officers named were James Donovan Smethport first vice president e. J. Morley Otto Eldred High school Sec mid vice president mrs. Roberta Brown port Allegany Secretary mrs. Dorothy Felt Smethport treasurer Hugh Lunn Smethport administrative Delegate and James Finnessy Otto Eldred High school alternate. Clyde Lynch elementary supervisor of the port Allegany school District and president of the Central Region sea spoke on his trip to Europe where he visited and studied educational facilities in Russia. Norway. Sweden Finland and Denmark. William Nichols guidance councellor at Otto Eldred High school was the master of ceremonies while Edward Harrington principal of the Eldred elementary school and preside of the Mckean county chapter sea conducted the business meeting. The retired teachers were introduced by or. William Igoe assistant superintendent of Mckean county schools As follows mrs. Anna Moran mrs. Mary Greenhill mrs. Mane Kauffield a. E. Cherrington and Joseph l. Hinaman. Also introduced was Eileen Hull Smethport president of the classroom teachers of the citral regional sea. During the dinner David Hamilton a senior at Otto Eldred High school Sang several selections while miss Sandra Bellamy played a piano Solo

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