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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - July 2, 1970, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean t i county a picture newspaper established 1858mckean county democrats Northwestern Pennsylvania n leading democratic newspaper Quot published in the county seat of Mckean county a. Volume no. 112 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday july 2, 1970 terms�?$4.01 per year single copy�?10c no. 27 officers re elected by gof in county at a dinner meeting last thursday night at the Gateway lanes in Smethport the Mckean county Republican committee re elected its slate of officers including Merle e. Dickinson of Smethport chairman. Also re chosen were mrs. Louise mix of Bradford vice chairman and Bernard Lignian of Foster township treasurer. Or. Dickinson appointed Raymond f. Curtis of Eldred As Secretary of the committee visiting nurse unit terminates insurance plan the Bradford visiting nurse association 91 Congress St., announced tuesday that effective today july i it will no longer participate in the health insurance for the aged program known As title xviii of Hie social Security act. The announcement said the agreement Between the association and the Secretary of health education and welfare will be terminated today Al accordance with the provisions of die Socail Security act. No payment will be made by the medicare program for borne health services furnished to patients whose plan of treatment is established on or after today. For patients whose plan of treatment was established prior to today no payment will be made for services furnished after dec. 31 next. Pennzoil United orders dividend Houston Texas a Pennzoil United inc., wednesday declared a third Quarter dividend on outstanding common and preference common Stock of 20 cents per share according to William c. Liedtke jr., president. Payment will be made on sept. 15 to shareholders of record on aug. 31, said or. Luedtke. A dividend of 33 and 1-3 cents per share on the $1.33 and 1-3 cumulative preference common and 39 and 7-12 cents per share on the $1.58 and 1-3 cumulative preference common will be paid oct. I to shareholders of record on aug. 31. And William Mackowski of Bradford chairman of the finance committee with authority to his own membership. The advisory committee will comprise the officers rep. Victor j. Westerberg of Kane Howard Baker of port Allegany Edgar James of Kane or. H. J. Ryan Jack Keltz or. Mackowski and Samuel w. Gregg All of Bradford. At a meeting of the advisory group following the dinner an executive committee was chosen to be composed of the officers rep. Westerberg or. Baker and or. Ryan. Speaking at the session was rep. Frank of Connell of Kingston in Luzerne county. He detailed the record of the Republican party in Harrisburg and dwelt specifically on the areas of Law and order mental health and mental retardation the expanded state Highway program and the difficult situation of state finances now confronting the legislators. He made Sui emphatic statement to the effect that the disruption of state colleges by noting and violation of Law should not and must not be tolerated. Or. Dickinson introduced several county officials including commissioners Russell j. Weston and or. Curtis recorder Ralph m. Caverty and also former commissioner Oval Scott of Kane. Of one hunched and two men and women committee people in the county 54 were in attendance and 31 were represented by proxies. Tellers were or. Caverty and or. Scott. George e. Berkwater clerk Elton f. Carlson 40, port Allegany attorney is killed in Auto Accident welfare caseworkers course ends a Friday noon luncheon at Hills club climaxed Tho Wook s course Quot Tho development of behavioural patterns Quot attended by 40 workers from three sections of the Pennsylvania department of welfare in Region i. Before the luncheon William d. Nichols left instructor for the course Given at University of Pittsburgh at Bradford welcomes James Lamb regional director from Erie who addressed the group while miss Catherine Mcgraff of Erie and or. Donald e. Swart of Pitt Bradford who wore instrumental in co caving and producing Tho course approve. Era photo by fasnacht county school my directors two members the 65th annual convention of school directors of Mckean county was held at 6 30 . Monday at St. Ukeus Episco a a i Church with Francis a. Gausman presiding Region welfare setup explained of the county Board of commis j hers and mrs. Anne m. Yoder sinners detailed important or. Dana still assistant Dean Points in relation to the election of academic affairs at Clarion Laws. Chairman Dickinson requested volunteers to Man the gop Booth at the Mckean county fair in Smethport this summer. Quot this has been an excellent service agencies and there will beginning it is up to you if be a variety of people available it ends there a James Lamb of As consultants resource people Erie told the 40 assembled Case but it will eliminate the former two county Board members workers Friday in reference to administrative lines whereby from administrative units one the Quot first of its kind course confusing and sometimes con of study they had just com dieting rules came from above plated at the University of efforts following courses like Pittsburgh at Bradford. This one just completed will be made to have the Case workers or. Lamb director of arg actually on the scene Region i Pennsylvania de advocate the Steps necessary to and four i Smethport they were one a Bradford and a were elected. Anthony h. Cham state College speaker was guest apartment of welfare addressed the group at the closing lunch county Board members from 6011,at a in hols club and Bradford Otto Eldred port if�?�1. tej mass Allegany Smethport and Kane were present. 313-mile Keystone Shortway completed Clearfield the 313 mile Keystone Shortway stretching from Ohio across Pennsylvania to new Jersey was completed last week. A construction Boss threw his hard hat into the last Yard of Concrete for Good measure. Quot the Job is my hat to prove it a said Casey Miller superintendent of Denton construction co. That poured the last 70 Miles. The Shortway should be open by mid August said Victor w. Anckaitis the state Highway departments chief Engineer. Actually the Shortway is an Extension of interstate 80, which eventually will run from coast to coast. Offices closed Friday the offices in the Mckean county courthouse will be closed on Friday july 3rd, 1970 Tor the Celebration of july 4th. Mem Lewis prime retires As postmaster at Emporium Catherine Mcgraff of Erie who was in charge of setting up the course of study and of William d. Nichols psychology instructor at Pitt Bradford who presented the course. Lewis j. Prime retired tuesday As Emporium postmaster ending nearly 40 years of Public service. It a Shis second retirement from government service the first being july i 1960, in the army Reserve when he retire Din his wartime rank of lieutenant colonel of infantry. Assistant postmaster Frank f. Schager was named to the responsibility of the postal facility As officer in charge. Col. Prune has 39 years and nine months of creditable service. He received his appointment in the Post office department when Fred Webster was postmaster and Herbert Hoover was president and the Post office was located in the Egan building next to the Odd Fellows building. On Flag Day june 14, 1956, col. Prime was promoted to postmaster and has been known since As an Eisenhower postmaster in the Philadelphia Region among the 2600 postmasters. Col. Prime served in world i for two years with troop i first u. S. Cavalry and was in Many patrol skirmishes and Rode into Mexico pursuing guerrilla fighters who raided ranches and villages on the Borders major plants will close Friday at least five major Bradford Ara industries will a Clos and Friday in of Sarvaner of Tho fourth of july that Falls in saturday this year. Two other Largo industries Ara already closed for Tho summer vacation periods. Brassar Clark Brassar manufacturing division Kendall refining Cov Airco Speer and tha Zippo manufacturing co. Will dose for Tho Holiday tha Bradford Plant of Kerning Glass works and tha . Casa and san cutlery Ca. Ara closed for their summer vacations. Northwest savings and tha first fad aral savings and lean will Obs Trva Normal Friday hours. Tha producers Bank and Trust co. Will dose at 3 . Friday. Tha Bradford poet office will maintain Normal hours and mail Delivorias on Friday but will a dosed saturday in which Day there will Bana Normal mall Delivorias. Normal Holiday hours for Box Delivorias will to observed. Bradford s City Hall will to closed All Day Friday. City manager Robert w. Gehrig Saki shutdown is in connection with Tho fourth of july weekend Observance. Of Arizona and new Mexico. He again volunteered for service in world ii after Pearl Harbor and served four years on Active duty. He returned to duty with the Quot Llu sic ally handicapped All of which Are a part of the state better serve the Quot whole client. Quot we must All become a part of the Region forced to look together at what the local situation is a he said. Quot Here you have but 40 of a total 36,000 employees in the states department a he noted. Quot in 1970-71 they estimated that the course a the develop 601,000 clients will receive casement of behavioural patterns a assistance through this depart represented a joint Effort of the University and the department of welfare and its enrolment Ujj persons All of representatives from three brought into Region i it would different bureaus of the welfare comprise two thirds of our group made it another first in Tota population he Emp a Region i. Sized. By constantly trying to re represented from the 14 establish the new viewpoint or. Country Region were five county Lamb concluded the regional child welfare service boards to office will and Mist county boards of assistance and things the Bureau of visually and Phy-1 port Allegany Elton f. Carlson 40, of 45 Church St., died Early wednesday morning of last week following a one car Accident on route 6, about one mile outside this boroughs limits. Mckean county Deputy Coroner Howard Walter attributed death to multiple injuries and issued a certificate of accidental death. The Accident reportedly of cured at about 2 10 . Wednesday on a straight stretch of Road when the Carlson Auto apparently went out of control smashed through the guard rail and went Over a 100-foot embankment into die Allegheny River. A patrolling Borough policeman discovered the Accident when he came upon the broken guard rail and discovered the car in the River. Or. Carlson was declared dead at the scene by the Deputy Coroner. Or. Carlson was born april 26, 1930, at Turtlepoint son of George l. And Cora Holmes Carlson. H e graduated with honors from port Allegany High school in 1945 and in 1951 received his a degree from Elton f. Carlson Dickinson College at Carlisle. In 1954 he received his lab degree from the Dickinson school of Law and was associated with the local Law firm of James h. Lsherwood jr., until he opened private practice Here in 1957. He was a member of the american Pennsylvania and Mckean county bar associations and was admitted to practice before the state supreme court Mckean county courts and the . District court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Canoe place fish and game club the Turtlepoint Grange Liberty Lodge 505, of amp am port Allegany Exchange Chib vow roof Lodge 460 and the Star Hose company. Survivors include his wife the former miss Carolin Mccormick furst whom he married on sept. 15, 1956, at Williamsport two sons Dale and Dwight and one daughter Margaret Cora All at Home five Sisters mrs. Rena e. Hitchcock Albuquerque n.m., miss Roxie Carlson Turtlepoint mrs. Anna Moore Horseheads . Mrs. Alice r. Tolan Canisteo . And mrs. Ruth Grimes Turtlepoint two Brothers George a. Of Turtlepoint and James w. Of Mansfield. A funeral service was held at Gethsemane lutheran Church at 2 . Saturday with the Rev. J. Kenneth Soderquist pastor and the Rev. Alvin e. Miller of the Birch Grove mennonite Church officiating. Burial i was in Fairview cemetery. Planning Agency voices appreciation to William p. Wilson As term ended Mckean county planning commission at its regular monthly meeting monday expressed its appreciation to Wil Lia my. Wilson county planner for the past two years whose employment terminated tuesday. Or. Wilson has been responsible for a number of county plans and at one time served on the North Penn planning commission that covered Mckean Elk Potter and Cameron counties. Letters from Ralph Freedman supervisor of Allegheny National Forest were read on suggested changes to the land use plan insofar As recreation and zoning regulations and provisions in the report affect and lands. E. Kent Kane proposed a Resolution supporting an and request for an additional 15 million dollars with which to develop campsites and other recreation areas in the Forest. Or. Kane said the and was one of two National forests in the country that operates at a profit. A second Resolution was passed authorizing printing of 300 additional copies of the county sub division regulations. In View of continued violations of the sub division regulations the planning commission staff is now sending letters to the seller purchaser the planning commission and the county bar association detailing the specific violations and corrective actions. Ii m his regular assignment on route i Rural Carrier. Col. And mrs. Prime reside at 317 East fourth St. Their son maj. Lewis prime jr., is now assigned As a Forward air controller on the first Field Force front which includes the Cambodia Quot hot area in Vietnam. Col. And mrs. Prime expect to travel a bit. Or. Schager a life time resident of Emporium was born aug. 25, 1919. Or. Schager served 4vi years in the u. S. Air Force during world ii. He was awarded the purple heart for wounds received in enemy action the Good conduct medal the american defense medal and european african and Middle Eastern service medal with three Bronze stars. He entered the postal service oct. 2, 1947, As a substitute clerk Carrier and was promoted to regular clerk oct. I 1949, and to assistant postmaster March 12, 1966. Federal service totals 27 years 23 years with the Post office department and 4 is with the air Force. He married the former Marion j. Gleason of Smethport in 1946 and they reside at 419 w. Sixth St. They have two daughters Marilyn and Joanne. Department of health and welfare or. Lamb told the group that As a representative of the state Quot we must continue to implement and improve local service to the client and we must police our department we must follow the rules and regulations and strive to see that these Are Secretary of welfare Stanley a. Uniform throughout the state Miller who sent his regrets Quot i and fair to All can assure you that under the new regional set up in the department you will be working More closely together than Ever Quot remember a he cautioned a it is estimated that the programs of the department of welfare in Pennsylvania will directly affect the me of every i individual living in the state at we must now look Ait the me client As a whole person he said Quot ideally this client should be Able to receive All the services we can provide through filing one application but i doubt that it is Quot however the Region has miss Mcgraff introduced the speaker and or. Donald e. Swaps president of Pitt Brad Ford introduced the other guests who included mrs. Elizabeth Drozeski Mckean county officials approve paying Bals for $1,589 Brecher re elected Potter gof chairman Earl Brecher of Galeton has been re elected chairman of the Potter county Republican committee. Upon completion of his new term he will have served in that capacity for 12 years. Also chosen were Celia Glenn treasurer Gwendolyn roes Secretary Richard Russell Fay Long and Carl Grupp members of the executive committee. Been established to provide a county Board of assistance exe direct pipeline to the state Secretary and also to eliminate overlapping of services at the direct service unit level a he noted. He said there will be no immediate change in the direct Cutie director mrs. Dorothy Blacklock District my or administrator and mrs. Virginia l. Miles Secretary of the Mckean Board. Or. Robert Laing professor at Pitt Bradford gave the invocation. Man killed four Hurt in car crash Kane a one person was Hospital suffering from a Var killed and four others were injured in a one car Accident about 8 . Tuesday on route 6 about one mile West of Here according to state police at the Kane sub station. Piety of injuries were Robert Campbell 50, of 306 Pine St., j. Alden Anderson 44, of 113 Fraley St. Arlene Louise Eck Strom 26, of 215 Dawson St., and c. R. Bartley 58, of Clarion. Dead at the scene was Whitman g. Newton 42, of 810 Martin St., Clearfield project Engineer on the route 321 construction project North of Kane. Mckean county Coroner Gale Hollenbeck issued a certificate according to police a car operated by the Eckstrom woman was travelling at an excessive rate of Speed and ran off the North berm of the High Way into a six foot deep ditch of accidental death stations i growing the occupant out. Or. Of accidental death Strong Newton was struck by the car Mckean county commission ers at their regular monday meeting approved for payment Bills totalling $1,589.10 that included veterans g r a be care fees fora patient in the Potter county Home office expenses for several justices of the peace and an insurance rider fee. Also included was the county a annual appropriation of $750 to the would typewriter in the county planning office after Normal business hours was denied on the grounds that non county Emmr. Wilson presented it base map of Mckean county with transparent overlays showing suggested areas of possible developed meet for both vacation villages and permanent expansion of current municipalities. Or. Wilson also reported that of 53 representatives from is communities who attended the series of planning seminars in May 28 suggested that their communities should take cart of themselves including the preparation of their own zoning plans. Eighteen indicated their communities should adopt the proposed county zoning Plait and request advice on How to proceed. Six representatives indicated the county should adopt the proposed zoning plan but leave enforcement to individual communities and one representative said the county should adopt and administer the zoning in his Community. The departure of or. Wilson raised discussion As to the staffing of the planning office and or. Wilson said he Felt it was the commissioners attitude that the staff would be held to the minimum with mrs. Played persons Are not per Nadeen Dunn and John Black Mitton Access Lohouse remaining on the payroll. No reply was received from and or its equipment except during Normal business hours. Russell j. Weston chairman announced the courthouse be closed Friday death was caused by a crushed Chest. Admitted to Kane Community and killed. Police Are continuing their investigation. Hannum memorial rest Home. In other business a letter from the state department of Justice was read reporting on the results of an inspection on june to and la of the county jail. Cell Locking devices Are in need of repair or replacement the report said and the amount of supervision was less than adequate due to shortage of employees. The inspection also disclosed that prisoners were not receiving their physical and mental examinations within the 48-hour period mandated. The Lack of outdoor recreation facilities also was noted. The inspection team reported favourably on the Basic facilities available at the county jail and said that none of the prisoners interviewed had any complaints about living conditions. George Berkwater clerk to the commissioners noted that the upcoming november elections will Mark the first time that registered voters can vote Only for a governor and lieutenant governor candidate of their party. Previously voters could vote for these positions under any party Label. A request from William p. Wilson county planner whose employment will be terminated Txie Day to use the ism it St Observance july. In of the fourth of Henry Graff county solicitor to a planning commission letter requesting his opinion on the proposed single lot sub division addition to the sub division regulations. Carl e. Wilson named to new Quaker state Post Oil City la r. Forker chairman of the Bomi and chief executive officer of the Quaker state Oil refining corp., announced monday the promotion of Carl e. Wilson Sui employee of the corporation s Sterling Oil division since 1930. Effective wednesday or. Wilson will assume the responsibilities of the newly created position of Market development manager and will relocate to the East Liverpool Ohio area. Among his primary responsibilities will be the development of Market evaluate i o n s for Quaker state Petroleum products particularly gasoline and fuel Oil in the area to be served by the new Quaker state refinery presently under eat traction at Congo w. A. This area would include parts of three states West Virginia. Ohio and Pennsylvania. This development is another step in the expansion of Quaker states marketing of Brand gasoline. In his new position or. Wilson will continue to report to j. Porsch coordinator direct marketing. Or. Wilson Bas a wide of experience As a result of 40 years of employment at Quaker state. Included among these was his promotion to Branch manager in Bradford in 1942 and regional manager with wider responsibilities in 1966. Presently a resident of Smethport or. Wilson a promotion will result in his retuning to his native East Liverpool area. He is the father of two children a son Chapin and a daughter Carol. Or. Wilson has Long been Active in the efts Lodge and in a rips masonic organizations

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