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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - August 13, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania / \ published in the county seat of Mckean county a. County Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper Mckean county picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a cent Jav of service to tue pubic Smethport pa., thursday August 13, 1964 terms�?$4.00 per Vear single copy Loe no. 33 Aerial views of Kinzua dam area annual event to get under Way on sept. I ready Mckean county fair grounds the Mckean county fair grounds at East Smethport Are being prepared for the 1964 fair which opens sept. I and closes labor Day. The barns and grandstand have been painted and the track is being dragged to prepare it for three Days of harness racing sept. 3, 5, and 7. Racing purses Nave been increased by $1,000 and the race program has been expanded and revised particularly to include Colt races being promoted by one Day seminar slated on managing cd shelter from Here motorists will get a perfect look a workmen a nearing the end of their labors on the magnificent Structure above the new Kinzua Lake Bridge. When completed it will Span 1,119 feet. It will be supported by massive con Crete piers stretching 140 feet in the air and will link the relocated route s9 to the Shorter Span top photo cutting through the old Quot Devil s the Elevation at Hie base of the Bridge is 1,225 feet with the possibility that when the Reservoir is full or at the foot level there will be close to 140 feet of water under the Bridge. This however is not expected for at least so to too years. Nightmare for motorists is eliminated a Devil s Elbow a Nightmare for All Drivers whether experienced or otherwise has been eliminated with the near completion of the Bridge that cuts out Many Miles of torturous curves and Hills. This Bridge will carry the route 59 seen at upper right and under part of Bridge on left straight through across Tho Valley. The Span is 400 feet Long and will be the final link to the relocated route St from a Point below the Kinzua dam site to an intersection with existing route 59 at Marshburn. Aerial photos by Don Tanner set special voter registration Days the Mckean county registration commission monday approved a schedule for special enrolment preparatory to the general election. In addition commissioners r. E. Youngquist Russell j. Weston and James w. Of Mara reminded residents that registration will be accepted at the courthouse Here during business hours through sept. 14�?the final Day to enrol for the nov. 3 election. The same Date prevails for qualified electors in respect to filing change of address cards. Naturalized citizens must present naturalization papers when appearing before the registrars. Times and places for the registration were established As follows tuesday aug. 25, Eldred Borough building 4 to 8 . Thursday aug. 27, Kane Borough building i to 9 . Friday aug. 28. Bradford new municipal building main Sti to 9 . Tuesday sept. I Leslie Lang stolen car is found abandoned stripped an automobile stolen out of Bradford last saturday was found by the Mckean county sheriffs department monday afternoon in the Coryville area abandoned and stripped. The car was the property of Fred w. Ream jr., of e. Main st., and was stolen from its parking place on Bagley ave. Worthy Home Ceres township 5 to 8 . Thursday sept. 3, port Allegany Borough building 4 to 8 . Wednesday sept. 9, Foster township building third ave3 to 8 . Thursday sept. To it. Jewett Borough building 4 to 8 . Friday sept. La Bradford new municipal building main Sti to 9 . Board of Art society decides on fair exhibits the executive Board meeting of the Mckean county Art society was held tuesday of last week at the Home of mrs. Marion Mckean Smethport . Herbert Johnson president presided. The group decided that All Art work to be exhibited at the Mckean county fair must be delivered to the exhibition site under the grandstand Between i and 5 . Aug. 30-31. Entry Blanks May be Given to the person in charge at this time. Application Blanks were revised and reprinted. Mrs. Margaret Cunningham treasurer announced that members must their 1964 dues before aug. 25. Local port High in passenger list Bradford Mckean Airport ranks among the highest in the nation in supplying passenger traffic for local service airlines an extensive Survey by flight Magazine indicates. Toe area Airport is second in originating passengers for Allegheny airlines among All airports on the system where local service airlines Are certified exclusively. With 19,958 boarding passengers in 1963, Bradford Mckean is exceeded Only by Erie Airport with 34.961. Bradford Mckean is the 13th greatest passenger traffic producer among airports served by Allegheny. First is Philadelphia according to 1963 totals with 161,758. Next four in line Are Pittsburgh Washington new York Newark and Harrisburg. The area Field has the unique distinction of being the 17th greatest traffic producer in the entire nation among airports served exclusively by local sender airlines during 1963.utica ., a City of about 100,000 population is first with 66,877 passengers. Of All cities in the nation served by airlines Bradford Mckean rates 97th in number of originating passengers. Chicago is first with 569,823. New York is second and Washington is third. Pittsburgh is fourth and Buffalo Is 28th. Olean Is in 452nd place. Six county school areas get $15,213 from state Floyd a. Irons of Aiken Mckean county civil defense director has announced that a one Day seminar on shelter management is planned for tuesday sept. 15, at either Bradford or Smethport. A definite site will be announced later. The course in leadership for prospective teachers of fallout shelter managers and for shelter managers 1964-65 will be an incentive for All shelters now designated in the county to Supply at least two or three people to act As managers in the event of nuclear attack. Or. Irons pointed out that the course will be taught throughout the state. He said that he would appreciate the cooperation of All the people whose buildings Are now being furnished As Shel Norwich area reunion will be held sunday the 29th annual reunion of former residents of the towns of Norwich Keystone and Betula will be held next sunday aug. 16. This reunion is held at the foot of Emporium Hill at the locality known As Quot Norwich a at the filling station and adjoining picnic grounds of Vincent Laschesky. Friends Are encouraged to pack a picnic lunch and come in the morning and stay All Day. Picnic tables and benches Are available and the reunion committee will serve free Coffee. Sandwiches soft drinks and ice Cream May be purchased at the filling station. Every year Over 200 former residents of these world War i Boom towns make the nostalgic journey Back to meet old friends and neighbors. The mailing list includes former residents now living in Bradford. Smethport. Galeton Eldred Williamsport Olean and Many addresses in cities in Ohio Indiana and other states. Anyone who was acquainted with these towns of Norwich. Keystone and Betti a is invited to attend and make it an All Day affair. Pack a lunch renew old acquaintances and make new friends. A business meeting will be held at 1 30 . A Public address system will be used for the meeting and for music during the Day. Anyone interested in More details May Contact the Secretary mrs. Everett Thomas . I Smethport. Ter and with the shelter supplies. The course is open to the Public. After the instructions Here those who desire to become i instructors in shelter management will be Given an Opportunity for further instructions in Warren at a later Date. The seminar will be covered in one eight hour Day and will be conducted in the classroom. Topics to be covered will be by lecture and also discussions. These include nuclear weapons effects and Protection against weapon effects the National fallout shelter program the shelter organization the Standard shelter supplies and problems related to the use of the supplies and an orientation to the shelter exercise. The special objectives will be Quot to develop insight into the leadership and management challenges in a shelter environment to develop the ability to plan and organize the shelter operation for an extended period of time and to administer shelter operations for Community or. Irons said. The course is desirable for enrollees who have had teaching or leadership experience with adult groups. It is intended for personnel from hospitals schools Industrial plants municipalities and other organizations or institutions. Pennsylvania state University is conducting the program at the request of the department of the army. Each enrollee who completes the course satisfactorily will be awarded an appropriate Penn state continuing education certificate. There will be no fees charged. Further information on the seminar May be obtained from or. Irons at the office of civil defense at the courthouse in Smethport. The Commonwealth through the appropriations allotted to county fairs in the Pari Mutual Bill. Thursday sept. 3. Races will Start at 2 . Included will be Early closing Pace a non winners of $1206.00, two heats purse $500.00 Trot non winners of $1500.00, one heat purse $200.00 Trot a non winners of $6000.00, one heat purse $200.00. Keystone fair Colt stakes Early closing with a starting fee of $25 will be held saturday sept. 5 at 2 . Featured will be two year old Trotters purse $500 added two Vear old pacers purse $500 added three year old Trotters purse $500 added three year old pacers purse $500 added labor Day sept. 7 will feature Early closing Trot non winners of $4,000, two heats purse $500 Ace non winners of $3,000, one heat purse $200 Pace free for All one heat purse $200. The Catalon which includes the Premium list and regulations is now available at the Mckean county fair office and several stores and Banks throughout the county. Prizes have been increased in some categories and several changes in classes have been made. The fair association invites entries from All Pennsylvania residents not Only those in Mckean county. For further information interested exhibitors Are asked to Call the fair office in Smethport. Aug. 12-22 entries will be taken at the fair office in Smethport. From aug. 24-26, entries must be made at the office at the fair grounds. Prospective exhibitors Are asked to make their entries Early. Senate unit oks fund for Kinzua dam Reservoir Washington d. C. The Senate appropriations committee approved wednesday $27,-000,000 for construction work at the Allegheny River Reservoir located in Pennsylvania and new York. The Multi million Dollar appropriation for additional work i at the Kinzua dam area had it been approved by the House. Harrisburg state funds totalling $15,213.96 have been paid to six school districts in Mckean county covering part of the Cost of providing special education classes for handicapped pupils in the 1962-63 school year the state department of Public instruction said wednesday. Of this sum $4,063.27 was paid to Bradford City school District. State Grants to this school District represented reimbursement for part of the Cost of name chairman of heart unit memorial croup mrs. Herbert Ledden was named chairman of the memorial committee during wednesdays meeting of the executive committee of the Mckean county heart association held at hotel Holley Bradford. Chosen As Delegate to the scientific session of the 15th an Nual meeting of the Pennsylvania heart association was Robert l. Coy. The state conclave will be held at York on sept. 18-20. Harry Goodman conducted the session at which Board members heard a report of the nominating committee activities As presented by Victor j. Richmond chairman. Special classes for mentally retarded pupils in both elementary and High school grades and for Quot trainable pupils. Other Mckean county school districts to which state funds have been paid up to this time for special classes in the indicated school year for handicapped pupils were Kane Union $2,720.32 port Allegany Union $4,268 Bradford township $1,981.59 Foster township $2,106.47 and Corydon township $54.33. Most of the special classes conducted by these school districts were for mentally retarded elementary and High school pupils. Similar classes were provided also in port Allegany schools by the Mckean county Board of school directors. State funds for these classes were paid to the Board at the opening of the school term the department said. Sen. Scott to talk in Kane saturday Driver posts Bond for court hearing at an arraignment before Alderman w. Edward Arrowsmith monday morning Shirley West of Bradford pleaded guilty to a charge of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants. He posted Bond for appearance at the next term of criminal court of Mckean county at Smethport. A phone in news hems . Senator Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania will speak in Kane saturday morning and meet with constituents according to word received by Merle e. Dickinson of Smethport Mckean county Republican committee chairman tuesday night. Or. Dickinson said sen. Scott i would be at the gop Headquarters on Fraley st., Kane at 9 . Saturday remaining there about an hour and 15 minutes \ before leaving for Westmoreland county where he is scheduled to also speak. The appearance of sen. Scott a candidate for re election to a six year term in the United states Senate adds to the colourful program being presented in Kane this week with its Centennial Observance. Following sen. Scott a speech and meeting with the Public or. Dickinson and other gop county leaders will take him to the Bradford Mckean Airport at it. Alton to Board a plane for Westmoreland county sen. Hugh Scott a. To spook at Kona sen. Scott a former representative in Congress was elected to a six year senatorial seat in november 1958. He is a member of various High ranking committees and has been Active in High Republican part circles for years. At the i dental convention at san Francisco in july sen. Scott spearheaded the candidacy of gov. William w. Scranton of Pennsylvania for the High party Honor which was won by sen. Barry Coldwater of Arizona. For 16 years while a member of Congress from the sixth District he served on the House committees on rules interstate and foreign Commerce and judiciary. Commissioners get Days report other business District attorney William f. Potter reported to the Mckean county commissioners monday on his trip to Chicago last week where he attended a Quot Short course for prosecuting attorneys at Northwestern University school of Law. Or. Potter said 36 states were represented at the seasons. He gave a resume of some of the subjects discussed by nationally known speakers. The Board approved exoneration of per capita taxes As follows Ceres township 67 taxable at $134 Otto township 116 taxable $232. Also authorized was county Aid from liquid fuel fund monies to Hamilton township for work on township route 315 at a Cost of $1,702. The state Bureau of Revenue informed the Board that it will make a periodic audit this week of escheat items in several of the Mckean county offices. Approved was an appropriation of $96 to the Fairview cemetery association Smith Hill. The Money will be used toward maintenance of the 32 Graves of veterans located in the cemetery. The accompanying list noted that 19 of the 32 Graves were those of veterans of the civil War eight from world War one and four from world War two. Kane state police Barracks to stay at same location Kane a the Kane Barracks of the Pennsylvania state police will remain Here at the n. Fraley st., location according to an announcement made by capt. Joseph l. Mcllvain. Punxsutawney commander of troop a District one. Some time ago it v As rumoured that the Barracks would be removed from Kane and established in another locality. The state police have been located Here for a number of years. Prior to moving her one Section was located in Bradford and the other in Smethport. The Rumor started when it was heard that the state police had under consideration a plan to get sub stations out of Urban centers. Capt. Mcllvain dispelled this in a report made to Borough Secretary manager James Perry. Or. Perry relayed the word to Council monday. Council chamber of Commerce Kadic and numerous other organizations and individuals joined in a plea to state police to continue the Barracks rare

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