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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - January 23, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania S. Published in the county sent of Mckean Coli qty Kean county Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper Quot Mckean county a picture newspaper established 18s8 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday january 23, 1964 terms�?$4.00 per tear single copy Loe no. 4 building and too acres presented to Cirl scouts mrs. Frank e. Stack president of the my Campo area girl scout Council inc., announced today that the Council has acquired too acres of property Ana a winterized Lodge Ai a if or i f f did the Bloodmobile is coming Mea Date Tom need of positive blood Twenty five pints of of Posi a Tive bleed to be used in open heart surgery have been re Quested by the Buffalo bleed Center to be collected it the Bloodmobile visit to the Smethport red Cross chapter next tuesday. Doners Are urgently requested to Contact mrs. Margaret Lee As soon As possible. # it a $ Bloodmobile at Smethport next tuesday a goal of 150 pints has been set for the Bloodmobile visit to Smethport on tuesday Jan. 28, according to mrs. George Brown chairman of the blood program Smethport chapter american red Cross. Nearly half of the blood needed for our nations sick and injured is collected by red Cross. Last year two and a half million pints of blood were collected from Volunteer donors to Supply the need of 4,100 hospitals in 2,400 cities. Barring unforeseen difficulties the Rev. John Squires recruitment chairman expects an unusually Good turnout of blood donors due to the thorough recruitment carried on by the blood program committee aided by circles of the women society for Christian service in the first methodist Church led by mrs. Barbara limn president of the a pcs. Beginning at 12 noon the Bloodmobile from the Buffalo red Cross regional blood Center will receive donors at the methodist Church. The visit will be completed at 6 p. In. Any healthy person Between the Ages of 18 and 59 inclusive May give blood. Unmarried minors under 21 must have parental permission for each donation. Make your Date to donate blood. Should it be difficult to make a definite appointment walk in tuesday and Register with mrs. Harold Lee registration and records chairman. Restly adjoining the present girl scout Camp at it. Alton. The Lodge and land a gift of mrs. Charles g. Duffy of Buffalo n.y., has been placed in Trust with the Hamlin Bank and Trust co., Smethport. In memory of mrs. Duffy s Toto husband Tho property will to designated As Tho Charles g. Duffy Camp. The generosity of mrs. Duffy has made possible Extension of camping facilities and More diversified use of existing facilities to an Active membership of Over 2,000 girl scouts. The present 70 acre site purchased in 1960 and developed with profits from the annual girl scout cookies sales has facilities for 50 campers and staff members in two tent units a primitive camping site an infirmary and staff building. Each year from 200 to 300 girl scouts take advantage of Camp facilities either through the regular camping program during the summer overnight camping for troops or in special senior scout weekends. The Camp committee of the Council under tile co chair ship of mrs. Clifford Lund Gren Smethport and Michael merger port Allegany is preparing a development plan for the Camp site. The newly acquired Lodge a five room Redwood Structure with Pine panelling and two Large Stone fireplaces will be used for senior scout activities adult training session and Winter weekend camping. Plans for the site Call for development of an additional tent unit a Brownie Cabin unit an athletic Field and a conservation project for Cadette and senior scouts. In addition several hiking and nature trails will be developed by scouts in the trailblazer units at 1964 summer sessions. Organizations or individuals willing to assist in development of the Camp either by Donatin service or equipment Shoul Contact the girl scout office at Smethport. Ask $27 million for Kinzua Washington . The $27 million appropriation to continue the work on the Allegheny River dam and Reservoir during the next fiscal year As suggested by president Lyndon Johnson tuesday in his budget message to Congress will bring the Kinzua dam to 85 percent of its completion. The $27 million is the largest amount yet to be requested for Kinzua dam which will serve Northwestern Pennsylvania and southwestern new York. Albert Johnson of Smethport pa., representative from the 23rd congressional District announced that he had placed a Call to the army corps of engineers immediately after the appropriation was announced and was told then that the amount would bring the dam to within 85 percent completion. Rep. Johnson also pointed out that an appropriation of $21 million had been made for 1964 and that the present amount would be needed for the 1965 work. The army corps of engineers stated that $107 million will be the eventual Cost of the dam. This will Call for another appropriation $16,094,000 for 1966, the announced earlier Date for completion of the project. Rep. Johnson also stated that he had held conversation with Wheaton Underhill assistant director of the Bureau of outdoor recreation who is writing up a report As to who should handle the recreation at Kinzua dam. Or. Underhill the Smethport attorney said advised him that the Underhill report will be delivered to Secretary Udall either Friday of this week or next monday. The Underhill report is expected to be submitted to the National recreation advisory Council at its meeting scheduled for mid february. On the National Council Are secretaries of Interior agriculture defense Commerce health education welfare and directors of the housing and Home finance administration. Other projects president Johnson also sought Money for other Pennsylvania projects that included $171,600 for a new Post office building in Brookville others in Falls Creek $107,400, Galeton $132,800, Youngsville $107,400. Bradford Man killed 3 Hurt in car crash one person was killed three others injured and a fifth occupant of an Auto involved in a collision with a parked car near 719 e. Main St., Bradford at 10 35 . Sunday and ended up in the City lockup. Tony Piscitelli who resided at hotel Bradford retired Bradford businessman was pronounced dead on arrival at Bradford Hospital where he was taken by the fire department ambulance. Or. Piscitelli a death marked the first motor vehicle fatality in the City since sept. 23, 1963, when a 24-year-old Oklahoma Man was killed in a one car collision with a tree near Grants curve. Mckean county Coroner Gale f. Hollenbeck and Bradford police Are continuing their investigation of the Accident. Admitted to Bradford Hospital was mrs. Sadio Maduri 41, of 23 Brennan St., who suffered contusions of Tho Chest an injured loft and possible internal injuries. Her condition was listed As fair. Mckean students graduate at Clarion among the 95 students who received Bachelor degrees sunday from Clarion state College were the following from Mckean county Eldred Joan c. Pepperman. Kane Lawrence l. Ashbaugh and Nancy j. Bizzak. It. Jewett Randall l. Manning. Bradford a Geoffrey a. Ellis and Thomas Snyder. Mckean Potter treated and discharged were Robert Quick 30, of 53 Kennedy St., Driver of the car who had multiple contusions and abrasions of the Knees and hands t Virginia Bovaird 20, of 203 I Ahnor unit hair Corydon St., multiple abrasions Lauri Usu Ileal and contusions of both legs and a lacerated right wrist. Apparently escaping injury although reported thrown through the Windshield of the car was tey gum of 120 Euclid ave. A warming thought add signs of warmer weather coming the Junior Black knights drum and Bugle corps a of Salamanca n.y., is starting rehearsals for the 1964 Parade season. Talk by Monaco a meeting of the Mckean Potter federation of labor was held tuesday night in the Fulton House Smethport with 25 delegates and three visitors attending. Visitors included James Thomas Charles Latham and Richard Monago the latter being the democratic candidate for a seat in the general Assembly. Or. Monago spoke on the problems facing voters of Mckean county and said a at this time in the county a history it is imperative that we have experienced progressive he spoke against the Lack of a county representative since last nov. 26 and said it was a a direct abridgement to our constitutional right to Victor Westerberg of Kane Republican candidate for the position was unable to attend because of pressing business in Corry. New Galeton Post office Senate Joseph s. Clark has notified residents of Galeton that a new Post office building will be constructed there. Two children die from meningitis Youngsville funeral services were held on tuesday for two victims of meningitis Terry Lee 5, and Lewis Raymond 7, children of or. And mrs. Lewis Crosley 15 fifth St., who died sunday and monday at the Warren general Hospital. Terry Lee was admitted to the Hospital sunday at la ., acutely ill. She continued to Worsen and died at 7 10 . An autopsy performed by or. Donald Furman pathologist at Warren general Hospital revealed that the child had died of infectious meningitis. Immediately after or. Richard a. Peters Youngsville the Crosley family physician returned to the Home and inoculated the remaining members of private j the family parents Lewis Raymond Albert and Vickie. Another member of the family Rochelle has been a patient in the Warren general hos it ital for the past two weeks suf ering an undiagnosed infection. Her condition said or. Peters is satisfactory. Lewis Raymond who had been ailing was taken suddenly worse at about 2 Monday and rushed to the Hospital where he died two hours later. Terry Lee was born in Corry on feb. 23, 1958, and Lewis Raymond was born in Warren Jan. 19, 1957. He was in the first Grade in the Youngsville elementary school. The two children Are survived by their parents a brother Albert and two Sisters Vickie and Rochelle. Capt. Earl Shunk and patrolmen Edward Mcquillen Richard Cavaliero and Johnston d. Arbuckle investigated the crash assisted by Foster township police. According to up. Mcquillen or. Quick claimed that he was blinded by lights of an oncoming eastbound vehicle and did not see the parked car. He said he swerved his machine in an attempt to miss it but struck the left rear of a car registered to the Marasco Beer distributing co., parked near the residence of Dominic Marasco 719 e. Main St. The right front of Quick a car struck the left rear of the parked machine driving it ahead about 20 feet. Probation office crackdown hits Eldred resident chief probation officer hairy Lehman of Duke Center instructed by Mckean county judge Glenn e. Mencer monday served notice that flagrant violators of court support orders will not be tolerated. First to feel the crackdown of the probation office and the court was an Eldred Man Kenneth Shaffer. Judge Mencer sitting in his first official act in a non support decision since ascending to the Bench Jan. 6, sentenced Shaffer to serve three months in the Allegheny county workhouse at Blawnox. Pittsburgh. Or. Shaffer had been ordered by the court in october 1959. To furnish support for his wife and children. Figure to comply with this order resulted in the probation office taking a More serious stand. A Bench warrant was issued to sheriff Leslie Tom Pendleton and served upon the defendant. He will be Teken to the workhouse wednesday. Mondays sentence marked the first time a defendant was ordered to serve time in a no support action outside of Mckean county. Seven cases listed for Jan. 28 court judge Glenn e. Mencer will hear the argument list of Mckean county court of common pleas starting at to . Next tuesday at the court House in Smethport. Seven cases Are listed on the Case Calendar. Five divorces Are scheduled for hearings. Orphans court shows two cases. There Are no jury trials at this session of court. Broc Wayman Dies of Auto crash injuries a 62-year-old Brockway Man died in Bradford Hospital at 9 Friday two weeks after his wife was fatally injured in an automobile tractor trailer collision on route 219, near the Lafayette Motel one tenth of a mile South of Lewis run Wendell minor or. Was Mckean county a second Highway motor vehicle fatality of 1964. His wife Martha Ann minor 62, was instantly killed in the Jan. 4 crash. Coroner Gale f. Hollenbeck of Bradford issued a verdict of accidental death for both or. And mrs. Minor. Mrs. Minors death was attributed to a cerebral Haemorrhage and fractured Skull and or. Minors to complications and fractured ribs second through the 12th. Oliver f. Seybold 39, of 622 Brinker ave., Latrobe was the Driver of the tractor trailer. He escaped injury. According to reports of the Accident the minor Sedan was northbound toward Bradford when it went out of control on the Slippery Snow covered Highway. It crossed the Road and struck the rear wheels of the Large vehicle which was southbound. The Impact twisted the wheels off the trailer. The minor car re crossed the Road and struck some guard rails. Or. Minor was a member of the seventh Day adventist Church. He is survived by two sons Cecil of Batavia Ohio and Wendell minor jr., of Hudson. Ohio. The body was removed to a Brockway funeral Home where friends were received. A prayer service was held there monday afternoon with the Rev. Harry Van Pelt officiating. Burial was in Temple cemetery at Hazen. New county a has part in special court cases Eastern Type rustling two Erie county Brothers Are in jail in lieu of Bond pending criminal court trials on charges of stealing and slaughtering two calves. Senator James Berger. Again a candidate James s. Berger Coudersport majority floor loader has announced that he again will be a candidate for the office of state senator for the 25th senatorial District. The 25th comprises the counties of Cameron Clinton Potter Mckean and Warren. Warren was added to the 25th when Pennsylvania was re apportioned. Sen. Berger was first elected to the state Senate in 1944 and has been reelected every four years since�?194$, 1952, 1954 and 1940. Rep. Johnson will run again for Congress Albert Johnson of Smethport who for 17 years was Mckean county a representative in the general Assembly and since last december has represented the 23rd congressional District in Washington has announced that he would be a candidate for reelection to Congress on april 28. Or. Johnson took Over the congressional seat held by the late Leon h. Gavin after winning a special election Over William Hagerty of Clearfield. The congressional District includes Mckean. Clarion. Clearfield. Elk Forest Jefferson Venango and Warren counties. In announcing his candidacy or. Johnson pledged his Best efforts to serve the interests it the District state and nation. Congressman Johnson said i that he believed his 17 years of experience in the Pennsylvania legislature nine years of which were spent As gop floor Leader and his Long career As an attorney and businessman qualify him to Render excellent service to the District. He said that he was interested \ in and would work for legislation that would assist and im-1 prove the economic and Industrial life that he was intensely j interested in among other things the development of the recreational potential that exists in the 23rd District. A i stand ready to give any assistance that is rightly mine to give on any problems with the Federal government that May confront the people of my District a he added. William f. Potter who on Jan. 9 assumed his duties As District attorney of Mckean county last thursday participated in his first official act As prosecuting attorney As special of regional instruction material unit formal approval of the establishment of the Seneca Highlands regional instruction materials Center at Smethport has been received from the department of Public instruction in Harrisburg according to word announced sunday by Lyle e. Weissenfluh regional assistant county superintendent Smethport. The new Center the first in the Northern part of the state is located at Smethport and will serve the school districts of Mckean Elk Cameron and Potter counties. In the announcement the department of Public instruction stated that the inter county organization a malts a new Era in cooperative action in this Region and that the establishment of such a Center will produce invaluable benefits to the school system. Responsibilities for the policies and the procedures of the new Center have been vested in a newly a jointed operating subcommittee. Members of the Mckean county group include or. A. H. Biker treasurer port Allegany Paul Miller superintendent of Kane Union schools and Ralph Sweitzer supervising principal of Otto Eldred joint Chovis. Administrator for the Center is Chrisman Feit superintendent of Mckean county schools. The department extended congratulations to the county boards in the Center chief school administrators and county superintendent. These include or. Feit Mckean county James Lindsey pm county Philip Jones Cameron county and John Rowlands Potter county. Also receiving credit was or. Weisenfluh for a the splendid culmination of Many months of dedicated Effort sparked by educational vision and High or. Weissenfluh was named to direct the Center during 1963. Unemployment High a total of 920 persons have filed unemployment compensation claims in Olean. This is the highest figure in nearly a year. Eldred appoints solicitor George b. Angell a native of Cortland n. Y., is the new Eldred Borough solicitor. A Nephew of u. S. District judge Joseph p. Willson of Smethport who is located in Pittsburgh or. Angell succeeds Glenn e. Mencer. The solicitor office became vacant when or. Mencer resigned prior to taking Over his present Post As presiding judge of court of common pleas of Mckean county. Or. Angell who recently moved to Eldred from Philadelphia was offered the Eldred Post by Council a Short time ago and accepted the appointment last week. Attorney Angell has taken Over the Law practice of Mckean county judge Glenn e. Mencer and is occupying judge men Ceres former offices in the Odd Fellows building in Eldred. He was born in Cortland Jan. La 1934, the son of the late h. Kenyon Angell who died in 1944, and mrs. Martha Willson Angell a native of Eldred. He attended the schools in Cortland until 1950. He enrolled at Manlius military prep school near Syracuse and attended from 1950 to 1952 and followed this with enrol George b. Angell. Succeeds Glenn Mencer ment in Lafayette College Easton pa., from 1952 through 1954. Following his marriage to the former Marie Wagner of Philadelphia or. Angell entered the armed forces and served from 1954 through 1956 in Neurnberg Germany. Returning to this country he re enrolled at Lafay tet and received a degree m business administration. He later graduated from Temple University school of Law with honors in 1961 and the following year was admitted to practice in the supreme court of Pennsylvania. While going to school from 1960 up to the time he graduated he worked in the . District court Eastern District of Philadelphia. He acted As a court crier and clerk to William h. Kirkpatrick and later As Law clerk for Ralph c. Body both . District judges. Or. Angell made his Home in Philadelphia from 1958 to 1963 residing in Holland Bucks county pa., before moving to Eldred. Or. And mrs. Angell have two children Kenyon born in Neurnberg in 1956, and Frederick w., born in Philadelphia in 1961. The new solicitors Grandfather William j. Willson was a former Rector of the Eldred episcopal Church. He has two aunts mrs. Florence Willson Savage and miss Mary p. Willson both residents of Crosby. Attorney Angell is a member of the Pennsylvania state bar association. He is a member of the episcopal Church. In Gas company elects directors and officers the annual meeting of the shareholders of the United natural Gas company was held at its general office in Oil City on thursday Jan. 16. The following were elected directors Harry b. Wood John a. Comet Stuart h. Nichols Howard c. Rose and Robert d. Harman. Immediately following the shareholders meeting the directors organized for the ensuing year electing the following officers h. B. Wood president s. H. Nichols controller j. A. Comet vice president ii. C. Rose Secretary treasurer r. D. Harmon assistant Secretary a. D. Marks assistant treasurer c. A. Hunt assistant treasurer. 5-county tourism unit sets annual dinner april 29th Kane a representatives of the six county upper alleghenies tourism Council at their meeting Here monday night announced that the annual dinner program will be held on april 29 at the Valley Hunt club in Lewis run. John Antonini of Ridgway president of the Council presided at the meeting at which time reports on the recent tourism workshop at Hershey plans for a new brochure Indian festival Days last fall and Highway promotional Effort were presented. The Council consists of the Seneca Highlands of Mckean and similar groups from Warren Elk Cameron Potter and Forest counties. Guilty pleas court was held at the court House in Smethport. Potter county judge Walter p. Wells of Coudersport presided in place of newly elected judge Glenn e. Mencer who disqualified himself because he acted As the prosecutor in the original presentation of the cases to the court. Mike Wulf 23, of port Allegany arrested in connection with a series of burglaries in the Borough of port Allegany was sentenced to serve from two to four years in the Western pen near Pittsburgh. An accomplice Richard Kelley 22, of port Allegany was committed to Warren state Hospital for examination to assist the court in rendering a proper sentence. I the burglaries last . S were the breaking and entering the r. And r. Meters Andersen s lumber Yard Anderson s garage and pert Allegany lumber Mill. The arrests followed investigations by the Borough polka and Mckean county sheriff l. J Tom Pendleton. They had been held for county court following arraignments before Justice of the peace Alfred Knell. Walter Sanders of Kane charged with larceny was also committed to Warren state Hospital for examination to assist the court in determining sentence. Sanders the court stated has an extended Petit larceny and burglary record. Robert Rounsville of Bradford charged with burglary was placed on one year probation to the new county parole Board. Carl Malloy of Kane re. Charged with carrying concealed weapons was sentenced to serve three to nine Calendar months in the county jail. Three Hazel Hurst teenagers were ordered sent to co rectal institutions in connection with pointing a deadly weapon and shooting into a dwelling. George Timblin and James blowers were committed to the George Junior Republic at Grove City and Robert Rupe was to be taken to the Oakdale training school. The three charged As adults in the felony counts before Justice of the peace Arnold Field of Haiti Hurst wore arrested last november by trooper George Barron of the state police based at Kane and game Warden Robert Myers of it. Jewett. The burglary attempt and shooting incident took part at the residence of Robert Leaf Strom in Lindholm. Judge Wells instructed sheriff Pendleton to make All transportation of the defendants sentenced to out of county institutions. Appeal at Halfway Mark last week More than $5,000 had been raised in the annual Campaign for funds to support the Northern tier children a Home at Harrison Valley in Potter county. The Campaign goal is $10,000. Record Timber sales state Timber sales in the sus que Hannock District of the department of forests amp Waters with offices in Coudersport reached an All time High in 1963 with 15 sales valued at $272,730.34. Inspection deadline Midnight Friday Jan. 31, will be the deadline for the current 3-month automobile inspection period in Pennsylvania. County planning group will get data on studies Philip Waring executive director of the Mckean county planning commission has announced that a meeting of the group will be held tonight at 8 in the commission office in the court House at Smethport. Members Are scheduled to receive a report on the status of three studies being prepared by a planning consultant John Matthews of Pittsburgh. Or. Waring said the studies cover population Economy and highways. Nominating forms ready in Mckean nominating petitions Are now available from the Board of elections at the Mckean county court House in Smethport. The first Day for candidates to circulate pre primary petitions is Jan. 28 the last Day for filing petitions and a the filing fee is feb. 18, feb. 25 is the final Date a candidate May withdraw. The last Day to Register for the april 28 primary will be March 9. The Spring primary election this year will involve party nominations for a state assemblyman to represent Mckean county and All committee members of both parties. Also the county will join with seven others ii selection of 23d District nominees for Congress and in choosing a state senator delegates and alternates to both National conventions. Other interest this year will Center on races for . Senator auditor general state treasurer and two Superior court judges. Election officials said voter registration Rolls show a net decrease of about 1,000 at the present time. Most of those dropped from the lists were removals from the county or voters who have failed for other reasons to exercise their franchise for two years. Total county registration nov. 5, 1963, was approximately 23,000. Registrations Are being accepted Here during regular business hours and special Days Are to be established shortly for other locations in the county

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