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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - August 27, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean county county Democrat Quot Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper Quot Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday August 27, 1964 terms�?$4.00 per Vear single copy�?10c no. 35 Smethport area schools to open on wednesday schools in the Smethport area joint school system will begin classes for the 1964-65 term next wednesday sept. 2. Faculty members will report at the Junior senior High school building in Smethport on tues child welfare services lists three changes two resignations and one new appointment affecting the child welfare service were announced monday at a meeting of the Mckean county commissioners. Leaving to further their education Are miss Marjorie Metcalf who has been serving As acting director of the Agency and j. Paul Kahle a caseworker. Appointed a caseworker was Ralph Kaziska of port Allegany. In other business the Board members heard a letter from Floyd a. Irons county civil defense director requesting the naming of several individuals to serve As managers of the shelter in the courthouse. Or. Irons noted that the building has been designated As a fallout shelter and has been properly marked and stocked and that it is recognized that trained shelter managers Are needed to Cope with the problems that Are bound to be present if and when the quarters Are utilized. Penn state University in conjunction with the state Council of civil defense is planning to conduct a shelter management course at Bradford sept. 15. The seminar will be operated from 8 30 . To 4 30 . On that Date. On sept. 25, 26 and 27, an a on the jobs training session will be held at Warren to include a shelter exercise from 7 30 . On the first Date through 7 . On the final Day or for a continuous period of 36 hours. A Day at 9 . For an All Day in service training program in preparation for the new term. Cafeteria personnel will report on tuesday to prepare to serve lunches wed Teklay. I school cafeterias will serve lunches in conjunction with the National school lunch and milk program at a Cost of 30c in High school and 25c in elementary schools. Children transferring to the Smethport area schools Are to bring credentials of Grade placement together with birth and vaccination certificates. High school students should report to the High school office by tomorrow Friday and they should also request that the school of last attendance Forward a transcript of their credits. All elementary pupils will attend the school serving the District in which they reside. If overcrowding conditions exist transfers May be made later for better Grade placement. School Calendar the school Calendar for the 1964-65 term is As follows sept. In teachers Institute. Sept. 2�?classes begin. Oct. 9�?teachers Institute. Nov. 26-27�?thanksgiving vacation. Nov. 30�?schools closed for opening of Deer season. Dec. 23-Jan. 2�?christmas vacation. April 15-20�?easter vacation. May 31�?memorial Day. June 3�?commencement. June 8�?close of school term. These teachers have become members of the faculty since the last school term English a mrs. Donna Clark mrs. Mary Jane Helsel and miss Carolyn Himes. Instrumental music Austin r. Helsel. Elementary music David l. Kitchen. Elementary mrs. Nancy Mcintosh and mrs. Rosanne Wells. Mathematics Eugene Nolan. Home economics miss Mary on Painter. Popular pianist to appear sept. 2 plan Many attractions at county fair North Penn Gas officers chosen port Allegany Jack Gaddess has been elected chairman of the Board of directors and chief executive officer of the North Penn Gas co. He was named at the annual meeting of the Board of directors of the company held at the Headquarters Here. Or. Gaddess had served As company president for the past ten years. Franklin b. Gilmore who for the past ten years has been executive vice president Secretary and general counsel was elected to the presidency. Both Are directors of the company. Other officers named included George l. Failey executive vice president and assistant Secretary for five years. Norman o. Besheer was named As Secretary. George e. Nadolske is vice president and controller Francis w. Sullivan treasurer and James a. Dalrymple assistant treasurer and assistant Secretary. 14-year-old designed fair s winning float the prize winning float in the Parade held Friday night in connection with the Gifford Community fair was designed by a 14-year-old Cyclone girl. The float on which a musical Trio was Riding was made by miss Glenda Swander. Demos discuss registration drive at meet a registration meeting of the committeemen and women in the Bradford area was held monday night at the democratic Headquarters 143 main St., Bradford. More than 50 were in attendance. Francis j. Of Hearn who is registration chairman for the Bradford area and Herbert i Pettinati Crosby Mckean county registration head discussed i the plans for the coming drive. They urged the co workers to Contact All unregistered persons in the area. Henry Hebe county democratic chairman spoke briefly in the platform and principals of the democratic party and of the candidates. Project four for 44 also was discussed by or. Hebda with members signing a pledge card to Volunteer four hours a week in the 44 Campaign. Daniel j. Mcdonald Bradford representative of the committee on political education of the Al Cio told of the work being planned by the Union members in the coming registrar Don drive. James Weaver who is chairman of the same committee answered questions pertaining to their activity in the registration. The annual Mckean county fair will open tuesday at the East Smethport grounds with a variety of outdoor attractions on the or Gram. The fair continues through labor Day. One of the features will be Joie Chitwood and his daring Auto thrill Drivers who will appear at 8 30 . On the opening Day. Or. Chitwood has provided a miniature sports car Complete with real engine which will be Given away to a Lucky child 12 years or under. On wednesday Joann Castle popular pianist and Jack Imel Marimba playing Star both of the Lawrence Welk television show will headline the initial performances of the stage revue at 6 30 and 8 30 . Repeating a popular and successful innovation from the 1963 fair thursday of fair week will be family Day with Gate admission reduced to $1 per car including parking grandstand to 50 cents and 25 cents for children and All rides at to cents to 6 . Thursday afternoon fair goers i 33 voters sign in Eldred area Kane thursday first of several special registration Days re qualify voters for the november general i election was held tuesday in Eldred. There were 33 persons who added their names to the permanent remit. Twenty affiliated with the Republican party and 13 with the democrats. Today thursday the second registration Day will be held in Kane. Registrars will sit at the Kane Borough building from i to f . Those living in the Kane Borough and Towne Mpa of Hamilton and Wetmore Are asked to take advantage of the Reg Stratton requirements. Two trophies presented to county 40 amp 8 the Mckean county Voiture forty and eight was honoured once again by the state forty and eight of the american legion at its recent convention held at the Penn Harris hotel in Harrisburg. The county unit was awarded two trophies. They were for its efforts in child welfare and americanism both committees being chair maned by Joseph a. Bot tone. Attending the convention from the county Voiture was Bernard Backer who is grand photographer of the state s 40 and 8. Joann Castle. Fair attraction will see the opening harness races of Trotters and pacers competing for $900 in purses. Early closing entries drawn by the increased purses assure the largest number of racing horses Ever presented at the county fair. On thursday evening the Belles amp beaus Western Square dance group from Bradford and Vicinity will appear with the stage revue. The number of exhibits has increased every year since the fair reopened in 1954 and this year is no exception. Bams stables and exhibit Booths will be filled to capacity. Thursday will Complete the judging in All departments so that by thursday evening fair viewers will spot the hundreds of Blue ribbon winning exhibits As Well As those for second third and fourth places. Lloyd Mulvihill president of the association has announced that extra parking areas have been prepared police stage Crews and attendants Are ready to help with the show and handle Large crowds. The first Aid tent will again be handled through the Volunteer efforts of the ladies of the Mckean county Actu. Sheriff and deputies probe store burglary Mckean county sheriff l. W. Pendleton his deputies and Borough police searched a wide area in this Vicinity Early monday for a burglar who escaped from the Seneca Highlands trading Post at Kings Corners. County women named officers for state group Mckean county a two women jury commissioners were elected to offices in the newly organized Pennsylvania jury commissioners association at a meeting held saturday at Harrisburg. Mrs. Anita Farrell of port Allegany was elected first vice president and mrs. Louise mix of Bradford Secretary. Chosen president was i. M. Simpson of Rochester Mills. Others elected to offices were e. Dean Fowler of Renovo second vice president Charles Connors of Washington judge advocate and James Dippold of St. Marys treasurer. East Smethport about i . The sheriff said a report was received that a person was in the store operated by Lloyd Mulvihill of Crosby. When authorities reached the location the intruder had left through a window and was hiding in Bushes near the building. He spotted the officers and escaped into heavy Brush. A Rifle and tem shells which had been taken in the breaking were recovered outside the store in a Section of weeds. A witness told the sheriff that the intruder was a Small person possibly a boy dressed in Black clothing. Nearby roads were patrolled and the Fields in the area searched until 7 . It was the third time the store had been entered in three weeks probably by the same person according to officials. The sheriff chief Deputy Robert v. Zimmerman and Eldred authorities have apprehended three juveniles aged 19 to is years for vandalism which occurred last training Mission cmdr. Lyle e. Weissenfluh director of Seneca Highlands regional instructional materials Center Smethport is shown following his return from a training Mission with Tho Navy s air Squadron vr-932 at Tho . Naval air station at Willow Grove a. Cmdr. Weissenfluh is the command Liaison and stration officer of a Squadron Whoso primary Mission is Tho rapid global movement of military troops and supplies. On recent training flights to Iceland Scotland Germany Spain Greece and Italy cmdr. Weissenfluh s Squadron participated in Fleet support operations and worldwide logistics and navigational problems. His Seneca Highlands Post places him in charge of educational programs for Mckean Elk Cameron and Potter counties. Gov. Scranton May meet Bill Miller in Bradford Bradford a attorney Wil town area were in Bradford Ham p. Mcvay of this City monday to Confer with or. My who is chairman of the com Vay and in Olean to meet with Mittee in charge of arrange Charles Hopkins Olean gop ments for the appearance Here Miller chairman. Friday of William e. Miller gop vice presidential Candi the men were Here to Check Date the first such candidate routes timing police escorts Ever to visit Bradford stated Etc. It was reported that an monday night that there was a announced press conference possibility gov. William Scran scheduled for Olean had been ton would be among the dignitaries present. Also to to Hor stat son. Homos Borger Coudersport assemblymen Victor Wester Borg Keno end Creig Truex Republican state chairmen. In the event that gov. Scranton Cen not be present Here a representative will be sent from his office. Or. Mcvay reported that mrs. Stephanie Miller wife of the vice presidential candidate and their two daughters Elizabeth Ann and Mary Karen Are sex cancelled at the request of Miller aides. This was done to give rep. Miller More Chance to meet with the Public. However there will be a press conference at the Olean Airport shortly after or. Miller s plane arrives at about to . Other changes in the original plans Call for arrival at 11 15 . At Olean after the conference later a reception at the Castle at 12 15 . Party leaders will be in charge of the reception. After a i . Lunch at St. Petted to accompany or. Miller Bonaventure University the Mil first to Olean and then to Bradja a Calva Cade will leave for Bradford. Arrival Here is 2 30 . With the visitors being met at the new York Pennsylvania Ford. Two representatives from a Philip Waring is appointed to advisory Council a tics a a Jsse state line by state police. Foster Ashington Bullard Riken township police. Local police and Benjamin Teeter directly i Motorc de at the in charge of or. Millers tour a. To the Olean Bradford James y or. Mcvay said that new York and Pennsylvania Telephone companies Are cooperating with a request for eight Telephone lines which will be available to the press and radio. These will be located at the Olean House Castle restaurant St. Bonaventure University Olean Airport and Bradford Lodge of elks. There else will be a direct line to Washington. The event in Beth Olean and Bradford will be carried Over the radio stations of Beth cities. Judge Mencero a decree unites two districts Mckean county judge Glenn e. Mencer monday issued a final decree in the petition of the Mckean registration commission for consolidation of the two election districts in Corydon township. The change leaves the county with 52 districts. No objections were filed at a hearing on the matter. At the request of Orville l. Freeman Secretary of the . Application which provides for combining districts i and 2 and continuance of the entire town department of agriculture. My i be Ruby execs Kean county commissioners officers formerly associated with monday appointed Philip War-1 District i during their respective ing executive director of the i terms of office. After officially opening gop Headquarters in Bradford and other guests will judge Mencer approved the m0ve to the bandstand in veterans Square where the vice presidential candidate will be introduced to Bradford ians by Albert w. Johnson 23rd con trucking big Industry the Pennsylvania motor truck Assn. Reports that More than $15,033,000 in annual wages paid to 2,784 employees emphasizes the importance of the trucking Industry to the Ecton my of Mckean county. Senator Scott to visit fair Merle e. Dickinson chairmen of the Mckean county Republican committee announces that . Sen. Hugh Scott candidate for reelection in november will Fly to Smethport saturday sept. 5. The senator will land at the Smethport Fairgrounds in his helicopter at 8 15 . To feature the fifth Day of the annual Mckean county fair. Sen. Scott is expected the remain Here overnight As a guest at the colonial hotel. He plans to leave sunday morning sept. 4. Bradford Man held for court at a hearing monday before Alderman w. Edward Arrowsmith of Bradford Clyde Walker of Bradford was ordered held for trial at the next term of Mckean county criminal court in Smethport in a charge of larceny. Or. Walker posted $2,000 property Bond. He was charged with taking merchandise from the Miles Bradford wholesale co. On Elm St. Where he was employed for the past 32 years. Two cars hit Headon in curve Coudersport two cars hit head on As they rounded a curve on a Street in the Village of Harrison Valley at 7 15 . Monday. The narrow dirt Road did t provide sufficient room for the 1955 convertible driven by William Reed 21, of Mills and the 1964 Sedan operated by Clifford Reynolds jr., 37, of Harrison Valley to pass. Occupants in the Sedan David Reynolds. 6, Janice Reynolds. 31, and James Hamm 37, All of Harrison Valley were unhurt As were the Drivers. Damage to each vehicle was estimated at $600, according to Coudersport based state police who investigated. Six survivors still listed in poor condition Warrens sex survivors of a two car Accident last Friday who Are patients in the Warren general Hospital monday night were still listed in a a poor condition. Two other persons in the crash lost their lives. Dead Are mrs. Rose Sherman 83, Sherman n.y., and her Cousin miss c. Agnes Sherman 61, Strattanville Clinton county a. They were pronounced dead on the scene at the intersection of routes 6 and 27, three Miles West of Youngsville. Patients in the Hospital Are James Ross Corry Driver of one of the cars and his four passengers Marjorie Carter Laverne Carter Vera Carter All of Bear Lake and Doris Atwood Corry. Also Alice Napper 53, Sherman Driver of the car in which the two dead women were passengers. The boys one from new Jersey and two from Eldred township have been cited for juvenile court. They Are accused of slashing several tires on cars parked on the Eldred Duke Center Road. The tires were chopped with an axe the sheriff reported. County Bankers attend seminar a Bank officer and director i from Mckean county have enrolled in the 1964 Pennsylvania school of banking and 9th annual directors seminar which is being held at Bucknell University Lewisburg this week. Among those in attendance Are James d. Chaffee cashier of the first National Bank of Eldred and Hamlin d. Redfield a member of the Board of directors of the Hamlin Bank and Trust company of Smethport. Robert r. Williams president of the Bradford National Bank will give a lecture at the school on a commercial county planning commission As representative on an advisory Council being established in connection with the recreational development of the Allegheny Reservoir in Pennsylvania and new York. The letter addressed to chairman r. E. Youngquist advised the Lone voting place will be at the Corydon township building Willow Crook Road formerly Tho location of District i. District 2 has Boon situated on Tho sugar run Road. Last Spring Only four electors were eligible in the township that the departments of de and two voted at the primary sense and agriculture have reached an agreement which will permit the recommendations of the Bureau of outdoor recreation report on the Allegheny Reservoir to be implemented As approved by the presidents recreation advisory Council late last month. Secretary Freeman stated that he proposed formation of an agriculture Orville l. Freeman Overall advisory group consist announced plans this week to Ting of representatives of the open eight Job Camps including two states the Seneca Indian one in Pennsylvania within 90 nation the counties of Cattar Days in National forests As part augus n.y., and Warren and of the administrations anti Mckean pa., the corps of eng poverty program infers and the Bureau of sport Freeman said each of the fisheries and wildlife. Camps will accommodate be purpose of the Council will tween 50 and 150 out of school be to advise on the development out of work boys from 16 to 21 of the recreational program for years of age. He said that by the Reservoir and its related next june the Forest service . To open Job Camp in 90 Days in Forest county Washington Secretary of Gressional District representative. Or. Miller will speak Here briefly meet with the Public and then take off for Bradford Mckean Airport from where he will Fly to Jamestown. There will be a program there at 4 . At 8 30 . Rep. Miller will be the principal speaker at the Chautauqua Institute. A meeting of or. Mcvay and other Bradford officials is scheduled for i . Wednesday at which time representatives of state police City and township police will be present. Lands. The Secretary said it was hoped that a comprehensive and coordinated master plan can be formulated As soon As practical. Regional forester Richard f. Collela in charge of motorcade William p. Mcvay general chairman for the appearance in Bradford of William e. Miller Lockport n.y., Republican vice presidential candidate Friday has named Guy f. Colella of Bradford to be in charge of the Miller motorcade which will come to Bradford from Olean. Arrival is scheduled at about 2 30 ., with rep. Miller speaking from the bandstand it the veterans Park. Reservations for the reception and luncheon to be held at the tri county Jubilee opens liquor gift certificates state liquor stores will begin Selling gift certificates for die first time this fall. The certificates May be used at any state store in Pennsylvania regardless of where they Are Purchase i and. Election of officers crowning of the convention Queen and a firemen s Parade under the lights will Mark this weeks activities of the tri county firemen a association Celebration in Rew. Sponsors of program will be the Rew Volunteer fire department. Clifford Hastings general chairman said that saturdays Parade under the lights will Mark the first time in the history of the tri county firemen a association for such a function. The Thompson Bros. Carnival is spending the week at the Bradford Speedway grounds at the intersection of Looker Mountain Trail and the Ridge Road. A smorgasbord dinner was served last night to the auxiliary of the Rew Volunteer fire department in the fire Bouse. Program features today will be Stock car racing and the Lincoln family of Hac Kentuck or ark., with their trick car. The food and refreshments Booths on the grounds will be manned by members of the auxiliary. Saturdays program will open with registration of delegates at 3 . In the fire House. A business session will follow at 4 of clock at which time officers will be elected. At 5 30 of clock the lady Maud Rebekah Lodge of the . Will serve dinner to the delegates attending. The Rev. Paul Whitcomb pastor of the Rew evangelical United Brethren Church will give the Blessing. Saturday nights Parade will move promptly at 7 30 of clock. Also on schedule will be the crowning of the a Queen of the i five Young girls in the Rew area have been nominated for the Honor with civic and fraternal organizations sponsoring the contestants. Votes will decide the winners. Coin boxes with photos of the contestants have been placed in area business establishments. Sponsors and contestants Are Rew Foster Lodge no. 333, Beth masters daughter of or. And mrs. Harold masters of Rew lady Rebekah Lodge ., miss Judy Swatsler daughter of or. And mrs. Ralph b. Swatsler of Sawyer City Rew racing association miss Jean Russell daughter of or. And mrs. Walter Russell of Bordell Rew Volunteer fire department miss Joyce Hatch daughter of mrs. Alma Hatch mock of Summit and the ladies auxiliary miss Lynn Irons daughter of or. And mrs. Gordon Irons of Rew. Plans to have 75 Camps for to too youths. Tentative plans Are subject to approval of governors of the eight states involved. Pennsylva a. A is at Blue Jay Camp Forest Castle restaurant and a St. Or grup a Darby has a county Allegheny National for j Bonaventure closed designated As the department est y of agriculture representative and chairman of the Council. The letter concluded a the interest your county has shown in the Overall development of the Allegheny Reservoir and the National Forest is appreciated and the department of agriculture looks Forward to the Early development of the much needed comprehensive 26 pieces of properly involved Iii tax sales Mckean county treasurer Floyd a. Irons monday afternoon conducted the adjourned open bids on 7 Kinzua projects Albany �?bids on Sev spillway on Quaker run and re in Highway projects in connect location of Quaker run Road. Tion with construction of the $915,343 from Peter Kiewit Allegheny River dam near Kin sons co. On a contract for con Zua pa., were opened last Striction of a Bridge to carry thursday by the new York state the eastbound lanes of the South Public works department the Low bids $471,351 on a contract for relocation of 4.23 Miles of the North Bank of perimeter Road Between Bunker Hill Road and and final 1964 tax Sale of seated route 17 Erie excavating and lands in Mckean county acquired because of delinquent taxes from 1962. There were 26 pieces of property involved. Or. Irons said 16 were a pm tier expressway Over the Allegheny River near the intersection of routes 17 and 280. $908,821 on relocation of 4.11 Miles of the East Bank of perimeter Road near Quaker run dam and $589,587 on relocation of 8.6 Railes of the West Bank of perimeter Road near the Ohi Oville and Bone run Road. Both bids were submitted from Arthur grading corp. $2,954,847 from the Peter Kiewit sons co., Cleveland Ohio on a contract for relocation of 4.79 Miles of the East Bank of v. Towne inc., of Rochester. Perimeter Road along the Aile $844,859 on a contract for required by the county when no Ghent River and 1.26 Miles of location of 2.58 Miles of the East other bids were received and Wolf run Road. Bank of perimeter Road from $1,552,241 from the Rhodes the Pennsylvania state line North f construction co. Inc., Salaman to Peters Creek Road Erie exc osts. Most of the latter group Ca on a contract for construe Cavatina and grading co., Erie were sold for Small amounts. Tion of an Earth fill dam and a. To went to individuals for ments of taxes interest and

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