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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - January 9, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county sent of Mckean county a. My Kean county Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to tue Public Smethport pa., thursday january 9, 1964 terms�?14.00 per Vear single copy�?10c no. 2 Emil e. Elmer director and officer of Quaker state Oil refining corp., retires Emil e. Ebner of Emlenton i vice president of manufacturing and director of Quaker state a a rank resin i Rofi Nino of non has retired a a ii Ali Illel Suh Oil refining corp., has retired. The announcement was made by f. 0. Koontz president of Quaker state. The vacancy on the Quaker state Board was filled by election of Thomas a. Anderson of Oil City a native of Smethport. Throughout his Long association with Quaker state or. Ebner also has been Active in various organizations connected with the Petroleum and automotive industries. He has served As director of the Pennsylvania Grade crude association and chairman of tile association s technical advisory committee. He is a member of the american Petroleum institutes division of refining. He also is a member of the associated Petroleum industries of Pennsylvania the National Petroleum refiners association the society of automotive engineers the american society for testing materials the Ohio Oil and Gas association and the Pennsylvania society of new York City. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in chemical engineering. On october 23, 1953, he received a citation As a distinguished alumnus from the University of Michigan College of engineering in recognition of his outstanding achievements and of Bis contributions to the development of the Field of engineering. During his Long association with Quaker state. Or. And mrs. Ebner have resided at Emlenton pa., where they expect to maintain their Home. They Are the parents of four children Emil f. Or. Mary Jane Erickson Judith m. Ebner and Jerome m. Ebner. Mrs. Ebner and All four of the children also Are graduates of the University of Michigan. Or. Ebner was the honoured guest at a luncheon Given by the Quaker state Board of directors and Quaker state refinery managers. The affair was held at the Arlington hotel in Oil City. He also was guest of Honor at a luncheon sponsored by the Quaker state Emlenton refinery personnel. As or. And mrs. Ebner have made plans for some extensive travelling including a trip to Japan or. Ebner has resigned As a member of the Quaker state Board of directors effective dec. 31, 1963. County officials take oath by William h. Prick Mckean county officials were formally sworn into office on monday morning at a 55-minute ceremony held in the courtroom Here. A Large crowd was pres pictures and feature articles about the Mckean county officials on pages 3 and i. Photos by w. Forres Stewart elected to Board of Quaker state Oil City a the Quaker state Oil refining corp. Last week announced the election of Thomas a. Anderson a native of Smethport As a member of the Board of directors. The company said the action had been taken at a Board meeting dec. 30. Or. Anderson As a director succeeds e. E. Ebner of Emlenton who retired dec. 31. Or. Ebner was a director and vice president in charge of production. Or. Anderson who served As Plant manager for Quaker state in St. Marys w. Va., for Many years is now headquartered in Oil City where he has general supervision of refining operations for the company. A son of or. And mrs. A. M. Anderson of Jensen Beach fla., formerly of Smethport Thomas Anderson is a graduate of the january surplus food Dis Smethport High school and the Tributino As announced by to have a Happy and successful tenure in office. You Are Well fitted for the the new judge responded briefly from the Bench sex ringtone of Smethport re 4, and pressing appreciation publicly the. Surveyor c. L. Lorah of Smith to the citizens of the county and m port Borough both by Protono to the Large delegation of Law at w into Taro Melvin f. Raver. Present. He added a i want congressman Albert w. John the invocation was by the judge Hubbard to know How ,. Rev. Robert e. Goode of the a Rcv appreciate what he has on the Bench were judge Eldred methodist Church. Done for Charles g. Hubbard retiring or. Raver read the commis Robert b. Apple of Smith after 8 yews of service and Sjon 0f judge Mencer As for port president of the Mckean judge Walter p. Wells of Potter warded by governor William. County bar association con county. A Scranton and judge Hubbard granulated the new and rectum after being sworn in by judge then performed the ceremony ing officials sworn in at the establishing the new official As county judge for a 10-year term. His parents or. And mrs. Glenn h. Mencer placed the Robe of office on their son before he be a proper successor ascended the Bench. Hubbard the jurists were joined by the new Mckean county a Glenn e. Mencer of Al. Also inducted were the following commissioners r. E. Youngquist of Smethport and Russell j. Weston of it. Jewett. Recorder Ralph m. Caverly of Bradford Register Merle e. Dickinson of Smethport and Coroner Gale f. Hollenbeck of Bradford. Sworn in previously were Dis ceremony and called upon judge Wells who praised the work of judge Hubbard and predicted that or. Mencer a would judge Hubbard noted that Only three judges Hod served Mckean county during the past 74 years one for is years the second for 31 years and himself for 30 years. A you will find the duties a the Rev. James also speaking at the request of or. Apple were e. G. Potter county solicitor attorney William p. Mcvay of Bradford and congressman Johnson. Republicans name Victor Westerberg for Assembly Post the closing prayer was a it by Eber of Smith strict attorney William f. Potter duos but rewarding a he told port. Of Smethport by judge Hub or. Mencer before administer following Bard commissioner a. J. Har ing the oath a and i Trust will was serv the exercises Coffee in the Law Library. Announce dates for distribution of surplus food Kevin Ogilvie elected new mayor of Smethport Pennsylvania state University where he studied Petroleum and natural Gas engineering. The new Quaker state director literally a worked his Way up from the Bottom of the he started As a Yard worker for Quaker state in the Mckean Plant at Farmers Valley. Retired Quaker state official guest at dinner Allegany . Emil e. Ebner of Emlenton pa., who Kean county commissioners will be As follows according to an announcement Friday by l. P. Thompson administrator thursday state armory in Bradford persons whose last names begin with g through n inclusive Friday persons from o through a inclusive. Or. Thompson also announced that other distribution dates in the county Are As follows tuesday Jan. 14, at kans fourth Ward Hose House thursday Jan. 16, Eldred a new Borough building Friday Jan. 17, East Smethport Grange Hall a new location tuesday Jan. 21, port Allegany s City building and wednesday Jan. 22, it. Jew Borough by retired As vice president of Man Etta a new Borough building a factoring and director of qua j distributions will be each Day e. T. Weber named refinery manager Edward t. Weber jr., who has been associated with the Quaker state Oil refining corp. For Many years has been named manager of Quaker states refinery at St. Marys w. A. He succeeds t. A. Anderson who has been elected a director of Quaker state and has moved his Headquarters to the Home office in Oil City. Ker state Oil refining corp. Dec. 31. Was honoured at a quiet testimonial dinner party Here Friday night by 15 close associates Many of whom worked under or. Ebner for years. The dinner attracted officials of Quaker states three refineries located at Farmers Valley Emlenton and St. Marys . He has been Active in various organizations connected with the Petroleum and automotive industries for More than 35 years. Or. Ebner and his wife plan some extensive travelling including a trip to Japan. From to . To 3 . New registrations May be made after i . Any Day. Quaker state reduces Price of crude 15c Kevin Ogilvie former president of the Smethport Borough Council whose term of office As councilman expired sunday was honoured monday night by the Council with his election As mayor. He succeeds William f. Potter who resigned his mayoralty Post to take Over his newly elected Post of District attorney for Mckean county monday. Milton Lopus vice president of the old Council was named As president. The old Council met at 8 . Monday with or. Ogilvie presiding in his office of president. The members voted payment of Bills totalling $1,714 from the general Hind electric Bills to the amount of $5,627. Or. Ogilvie a last official business As Council head was the giving of the oath of office to Clarence Larson Donald Peterson and Joseph Bruner elected at last november s general election. Or. Peterson won his bid for reelection Council adjourned and then % Kevin Ogilvie a a. County seat s mayor and this is set As a budget meeting. The Holdover councilmen besides or. Lopus. Are William Kerr Howard Wright and Richard Raymond. Keith Dunkle who during 1963 held a reorganization meeting served As acting Street commis with or. Lopus being named As sooner was named to the Post Donald Karl a. Promoted by Boll Bell appoints Bradford native division manager the Bell Telephone co. Of Pennsylvania has appointed Donald Karl Bradford native division operations manager for the new Castle and Warren districts of operation. The Bradford area Falls within this territory. Or. Karl a graduate of Grove City College will coordinate the functions of All company departments in these two districts. Under a new Structure being established by Bell the operating functions of All existing departments will be coordinated by a single department head through a group of division managers. Or. Karl started his career with Bell in Pittsburgh in 1952. He held various positions until being named District traffic superintendent in the Greensburg office. In 1960, he was appointed District commercial manager in Pittsburgh. Until his recent appointment he was commercial results supervisor for the american Telephone and Telegraph co. Or. Kart together with his wife and two children will reside in new Castle. Stolen Auto found abandoned in City Oil City the Quaker state Oil refining corp. Thursday reduced by 15 cents its postings i for four districts of Pennsyl Vania Grade crude Oil. The new postings went into effect at a Sedan stolen from Bruner a 7 thursday of last week. Garage car lot in Smethport firm announced it would sometime saturday night was $4.48 a barrel for Bradford found abandoned in East Brad crude. The Kendall refining co. Ford sunday afternoon by patrol in Bradford posted a $4.48 Price Man James Cousin. The four for Bradford crude effective door Sedan did not have License plates when found. March draft Call the army has issued a March draft Call for 14,000 men. The quota is 2,000 above february. Dates Are fixed ii for county fair Jan. I. Quaker state Cut by 15 cents to $4.40 its posting for Allegany crude listed a posting of $3.93 for Southwest District and $4.20 for Middle District. The firm retained its dec. I 1963, postings a each reflecting 15-cent Cut a for Eureka crude at $3.85 and southwestern Ohio Buckeye at $3.76. Quaker state did not change its Price of $2.97 a barrel for Zanesville Grade a. President. He had presided at the meeting As acting mayor through his title of Council vice president. Or. Larson then was named vice president and or. Ogilvie As mayor. In other business Council appointed Hamlin Bank and Trust co. And the Smethport office of the Bradford producers Bank and Trust co. As depositories for Borough funds. It was announced that an adjourned meeting will be held Jan. 20 at 8 . Mrs. Gertrude Mckeirnan a notary Public administered the oath of office to or. Ogilvie. Donald Daugherty who had served As a temporary patrolman because of the illness of Russell Wells announced his resignation. Or. Wells will return to his Post Jan. 15. Council authorized Clarence Larson and Andrew Hileman Board Secre tary treasurer to attend the Pennsylvania Borough school at Harrisburg Jan. 23-24. March of dimes Drivers opened the Mckean county fair association met last thursday night at the Mckean county court House in Smethport and made plans for 1964. Fair dates were set for sept. I through 7. Race Secretary James b. Mcelhattan is making plans for Colt and filly races at this years fair. A wooden Fence around the race track will be erected during the summer. The directors voted to Send j. B. Beere Lloyd l. Mulvihill sad Russell j. Weston to the state fair meeting in Reading Jan. 15-16. Or. Weston was named chairman of a new Industrial exhibit building to be built this year on the grounds. The county 4-h organization also is planning a new building at the location. In charge Are William Wallace assistant county agent and Dean Cole. These officers were chosen or. Mulvihill president John Pytcher vice president Nancy Beere Secretary o. Albert Johnson treasurer h. L. Morrison assistant treasurer. Directors re elected were Robert b. Apple Bernard Ball or. Beere Harry Boylan Cletus Carlson James e. Carlson Robert Cooper Clarence Craver Robert c. Denning Robert a. Digel Orion Freer Frank b. Gilmore huge Grant Richard g re Ville Fritz Guenter Albert Harrington Joseph t. Haynes Earl Hults Beman Hyde Albert w. Johnson or. Mcelhattan Dewey Mcconnell William f. Potter William Pierotti jr., David Pytcher Phillip m. Rose o. S. Scott or. Weston and Ray e. Youngquist. The association will meet again during the first week of april. Camp Cornplanter gets $7,000 Grant Warrens a $7,000 Grant to Camp Cornplanter located Between Kinzua and Kane for retarded children has been made available from the Edith l. Trees charitable Trust fund in Pittsburgh according to mrs. Annabel Bollinger a Camp director. George Angeh takes Over Law office a the March of dimes is offering you the Chance to get into the fight against crippling diseases one of our nations most dangerous enemies a said Andrew Lietz of Bradford chairman of the Mckean county Campaign which commenced on Jan. I and will end Jan. 31. Events for the Sennuel fund drive will include e Breed Sale e week of Bowling Competition in Tho City end the mothers March to be staged on sunday Jan. 24. George Angell of Philadelphia a Nephew of miss Mary Willson of Crosby and Federal District judge and mrs. Joseph p. Will c ill i a ssi this year More than a Quarter i to Glenn q a Mai Jon american babies will e. Mencer in Eldred. Be bom with a significant birth attorney and mrs. Angell and defect it is estimated that at child will a a or. Lietz reminded residents of Mckean county that again move to Eldred As soon As they can find a place to live. Or. Angell who has been visiting at the Home of miss Willson in Crosby has been working As a clerk for judge body a Federal judge in Philadelphia. Least 80 of Mckean county a 1964 births will be defective in one manner or another. Permanent disabilities and deformities will result in Many cases. A support of the March of Means of preventing these crippling he declared. A in fact important clues to the causes of certain birth defects have already been turned up As a result of March of dimes Grants. A children now afflicted with birth defects profit directly from a nationwide network of March of dimes financed treatment centers where improved treatment is available from teams of medical and added or. Lisatz the March of Dimas is also providing Tho Sam Superior medical care and supporting an equally sound research program for Tho Benefit of millions of children and adults suffering from arthritis or disabling rheumatic diseases. The county chairman also pm Phi Zed that funds Are needed for continued Aid to thousands of polio victims and for the Salk Institute for biological studies will choose demo nominee for Assembly Kane Henry Hebda chairman of the Mckean county democratic committee consisting of 15 members will be held at 8 . Friday at the Hull hotel in Smethport. The meeting has been called to nominate a candidate to Campaign for the general Assembly seat in Harrisburg recently vacated when Albert w. Johnson Smethport was elected to represent the 23rd congressional District in Washington. Or. Hebda announced that Richard Monago has asked the committee for consideration for the nomination. The Bradford Man campaigned for the general Assembly seat against or. Johnson in 1962 and lost in a close vote. There is a possibility that other candidates May be brought up at the Friday meeting. The eventual party Choice will then Campaign against a candidate to be named by the Republican party at a meeting set for tonight at Smethport in the april primaries. Five of scientists seeking the fornia. Still seeks Aid for Airport District chorus the North Central District chorus composed of 200 students from 37 Public High schools in Cameron Clinton Elk Lycoming Mckean Potter Tioga and Warren counties will rive Public concerts in Ridgway Friday and saturday Jan. 17-18, at 8 . In a letter to the Federal aviation Agency asking for aided a committee comprising in lengthening its runways May Wayne Fesenmyer Bennett f. John a str a or John a. Still has stated that Friedman and Donald b. Tanner Bradford Mckean county air to study the proposed Extension port is a one of the Best Poten. Of the present runways at the Only Friday mayor still Nam-1 Industrial traffic needs of Northwest and South West sections of new York and Pennsylvania. He added Young democrats will reorganize a meeting of the Young democrats will be held Friday at the Hull hotel in Smethport for the purpose of reorganizing. It will follow immediately after the meeting of the Mckean county democratic party a executive committee session scheduled for 8 . James Marafioti chairman of the organizational committee of Young democrats has issued an Appeal to All affiliates of the party 18 years of age to 40, to attend. Tial Jet age airports in the he based this statement on what he said was a study of records and experience that the Art which serves Bradford Olean ., and the Northern and Southern tier two of the largest states of the nation. Airport so that they will accommodate Jet aircraft. The runways Are now 5,500 feet in length but would have to be extended to 8,500 feet. The mayor stated that the Bradford Mckean Airport serves the entire economic and a while it most certainly does this already since this is an otherwise isolated area the railroads Are declining Here and the highways will not be turnpikes in View at present air traffic of the future will be More vital than Ever in the maintenance of employment in these democratic women plan years projects port Allegany activities for the coming year were planned at last thursday nights executive meeting of the democratic women of Eastern Mckean county held at the Home of mrs. Joseph Bayline president. The annual card party will be held on feb. 6 at the Liberty Grange Hall with mrs. William Rossette chairman. Victor j. Westerberg 51-year-old native of Kane Holm a former acting postmaster of Kane Early tuesday morning was nominated by the Mckean county Republican party As its candidate to seek the seat in the general Assembly in the april 28 primaries. Or. Westerberg was nominated on the 16th ballot cast at 12 45 . Or. Westerberg will Campaign against the candidate to be picked Friday by the Mckean county democratic committee at its meeting which will be held in the Hull hotel in Smethport. The Winner will fill the unexpired terms one year of Albert w. Johnson now congressmen from the 23rd District in Washington. Merle e. Dickinson Register of wills and clerk of the orphans court of the county and chairman of the gop committee announced that for the first time in the history of the party a full membership of the committee was in attendance All 106, either in person or by proxy. The spirited session actually got under Way at 7 . When chairman Dickinson called a meeting of All candidates for a discussion of the ground rules and the regulation and also for drawing for position and nominations. Or. Westerberg started off slow but As the balloting went on began to show strength. In fact from the eighth ballot on to the 16th he started to move further and further in front. The Early balloting found plenty of support for Elton Carlson of port Allegany and e. Kent Kane of Kush Equa. However the 12th to 16th ballots saw Bradford a Donald Mac Kowski picking up strength along with or. Westerberg with the Kane Man holding his margin. In the eighth ballot Westerberg had 30 votes. In the 10th a jumped to 42, gained 47 in the 12th, 49 in the 13th. He lest a couple in the 14th but Cam right Back in the 15th with la and then finished up with a 42-vote support eight More than the 54 he needed for nomination. Or. Mackowski finished second with 33. Or. Carlson reached his High on the sixth ballot when he polled 44. However from then to the end he lost steadily. Or. Kane who was second through much of the Early balloting pulled his highest vote in tile fifth when he received 35 votes. Edgar James Kane withdrew after the seventh ballot while George v. Potts Custer City withdrew his name after the third ballot. Nine of the 16 ballots found All votes being cast. After the final ballot or. Westerberg in accepting the Honor bestowed upon him said a i am glad to be a citizen of Mckean county and glad that i am a Republican. I thank each and every member of the committee for receiving me so graciously when i visited them in the interest of my candidacy. A i feel a Little Humble and i feel very grateful. I Promise i will never betray the Trust you have placed in me tonight. I will need All the help you can give me. We want to keep this county native of Kane Holm or. Westerberg was born in Kane Holm in february of 1912 the son of or. And mrs. Victor j. Westerberg or. He went to Grade school in Kane Holm spending All of his eight years in the one room school in the town. He entered and graduated from Kane High school and went to work following his graduation at the Gausman. He remained at the garage until Uncle Sam called him into the service in 1942. He served in the european theatre of operations until 1946, emerging with the rank of Captain ordnance department of the army. Upon his return to Kane he went into a partnership with or. Gausman in the garage business As handlers of automobiles and International truck and International farm machinery. Or. Westerberg stayed in the business until he was named the acting postmaster for Kane. This was in october 1959. He held the Post through May 1961. He was United in marriage to the former miss june Anderson of Kane. They have two daughters Ann 19, in nurses training at Sharon general Hospital and Jean 17, a senior in Kane High school. His Mother still resides in Kane Holm. His father died Victor j. Westerberg ,. Gop candidate in 1929. Mrs. Alice Golden mrs. Mary Gausman mrs. Grace Swanson All of Kane Are Sisters. Or. Carlson was nominated for the position by Howard Baker of port Allegany with mrs. Louise Hagstrom also of port Allegany making the second. Russell Weston of it. Jewett made the nomination for or. Kane and this was seconded by William Buffington of Westline. The nomination of or. James was made by e. I. Hill of Kane with mrs. Carol Magnuson also of Kane making the second. Bradford s Donald Mackowski was nominated by John f. Keltz Bradford and seconding the nomination was mrs. Marie e. Soper also of Bradford. Or. Westerberg was nominated for the Assembly candidacy by Orvel s. Scott of Kane Ana the second was made by Erven Carlson of Wetmore township. George Potts of Custer City was nominated by James g. Soy Lert of Corydon township and j. P. Randall of Duke Center made the second. Leo Drozeski Bradford a Surprise candidate was nominated by mrs. Elizabeth Iddings of Derrick City and seconding it was Peter Pascuzzi Bradford acting As a proxy for Meigs beam Bradford. Twe candidates withdraw two candidates for the Post of assemblyman withdrew several Days before mondays nominating session. They were Francis Slavin of Eldred and Guy f. Colella of Bradford. Sergeant at arms for the special session were sheriff Leslie h. Tom Pendleton and Coroner Gale Hollenbeck. There were two teams of tellers for the big night with one team consisting of former judge Charles g. Hubbard Melvin Raver prothonotary and e. Gurd Potter county solicitor. The other team included judge Glenn e. Mencer Ralph m. Caverly recorder of deeds and George Berkwater chief clerk in the office of the county commissioners. Time keeper was Daniel w. Daly Bradford. Haupt renamed Eldred township supervisors head Charles Haupt was reelected for the 16th year to serve As resident of the Eldred twp. Supervisors at a meeting monday at the Home of Richard Dennis. Others elected were Donald Goodwin As vice president Richard Dennis As Secretary treasurer for his sixth straight term. The first National Bank of Eldred was named As the depository for township monies and the Law firm of Potter and Potter retained As solicitors. All three supervisors were named As Road masters. It was announced that the township taxes would remain As last year la Mills. This shows nine Mills for the general fund one Mill for the machinery fund. One Mille for fire Protection and the amount of $5 per capita tax. Meeting dates were announced As the first and 16th of each month starting at 8 . Unless the Date Falls on a sunday. In that event it will be held the Day before. All meetings will be held at the Home of or. Dennis. Lock Haven study lock Haven state College Baa been selected As one of ten institutions in the United states to conduct Pilot studies in promotion of International understanding

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