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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - July 7, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Rae rom Mckean county Democrat Smethport pa., thursday july 7, 194j methodist Church Smethport Brad Oid Bra photo j a second in a series of Smethport churches Smethport methodist Church built and consecrated in the methodist Church in Smethport was organized on october 9, 1837, when a subscription Book was opened for funds for the erection of a Church building by trustees Samuel Smith. Cephas Scott and Willis Barrett. The stewards of the Church at that time were Richard Chadwick Ira Gleason h. A Burlingame w. Colegrove David s. White and g. M. Rose. In the same year. 1837, at lot was a a a a purchased from tire commissioners a a of Mckean county and construction l of the present edifice was began of a and the building was completed and Hafek consecrated 1838 at a Cost of $3 Khi throughout the Veals the i Hurch Ain the parsonage w Inch Init i Bpwe if in 1859 adjoining the Church have Jam the in pm Hutch As main As three ministers tile in i tile minister was the Rev. Al pita Wright with Hie Rev f Vav it the Rev Thomas Carlton who is la ginning 1878. Published a monumental work on the history of the methodist Church. The Rev. E. Ellsworth Helms. Do. Who later became the minister of one of tile largest churches i in America the first methodist j Church of los Angeles. Cal., began j his ministry in Smethport. Or. J Ellsworth is now minister emeritus of the Church in los Angeles the methodist Home for children is located followed with posts at Silver Springs n. A a a Eldred. Purl Allegany Naples. N y., and Elma n The Rev or. Burton appointed to the Smethport Parish by Charles Wesley Flint then presiding Bishop cd the Genesee conference and formerly Chancellor of Syracuse University. Itas served the methodist Church of Smethport longer than any other minister Bishop Flint is now Bishop of Washington d. C. The Rev. Or Burton often remarks to hts friends a a Cynira Arn a proverbial saying in Wales which Means Quot Wales forever Quot services at the churches sunday Baptist Church the word of god is our Standard of Faith and practice a crucified but living Christ our message the holy spirit our Power for life and service the world our Field of responsibility and tile coming again of Christ our blessed Hope. Sunday service 10 a. In sunday school. 11 a m. Morning worship. Message by the pastor. 7 30 p. In evening service message by the pastor. Song service and testimony meeting. Monday 6 30 p. In. A Bible club at the Church. Ages 5-13. Wednesday 7 30 porn. A prayer meeting and Bible study. Class in the study of the hebrew Tabernacle St. Elizabet Ith Church Rev. For. Urban 8. Barrett pastor masses at 8 and 10 15 of clock every sunday morning. St. Weekday masses. Monday through Friday at 7 45 a. In. Saturday at 8 15 a. In. First Friday of each month mass at 7 30 a. In. Evangelical United Brethren Farmers Valier the Rev. Cecil Ross pastor 9 30 a. In worship service. 10 30 a. In. Sunday school. 7 30 p. In youth Fellowship. 7 45 p. M. Wednesday mid week prayer and Praise service. 8 p. sunday of tile month menus meeting. 8 of p. Iii second Friday of the month w. S. W. S. Jack at ski ii it Rev. E. Birton tile present minister the Rev. E j. Burton a native of Wales became minister of the Parish in 1941. Or. Burton who received his Educa charter no. 8591 Tion in his native land pursued a course in music before coming to the United states in 1906 after studying theology in Chica go lie was ordained a minister in i tile first methodist Church of but Lalo in 1918 by the right Rev. Bishop William Burt celebrant. The Rev or. Burton a first Parish was in Williamsville n. Y., where Reserve District no. 3 Cory Ville 10 30 a. In. Sunday school. 11 30 a. In a worship service. 7 45 p in. Tuesday prayer service. East Smet ii port 10 30 a. school. 7 45 p. In. Worship service. 7 45 p. In. Thursday prayer and i Praise service. Hetu la methodist Chi Roll the Rev. H. Bailey minister sunday services to a. In Church school 10 40 a. In morning worship Crosby methodist Church the Rev. H. Bailey. Minister sunday service 10 15 a m a Church school Spe Lial song period for the children. 11 30 a. worship. Jack Schreiber vigils god Ca cd will play professional Pool Hall i h Cleveland Jack Schreiber. 23 of Rose Hill ave., has signed a contract to play defensive end with the Champion Cleveland Browns of the All american football conference Schreiber the son of mrs Olive Schreiber a teacher in the Smethport schools played four years of varsity College Dull As a tackle while a member of the United states Navy he played under Mel Hein the former new York giant Center at Union College in Schell a Coady n And for the past three years was a mainstay on the Marietta College eleven at Marietta o. During tile 1948 Campaign the six foot three Inch 215 Pound Schreiber was Captain of the College team. Lie was graduated As a Petroleum Engineer in june of this year and will report to tile Cleveland training Camp at Bowling Green cd on july 26 Jack a graduate of Portville High school class of 1943, was on the varsity rowing team at Marietta during the three years lie attended classes there grandparents. Or. And mrs. William Fox. Miss Betty Johnson is visiting Dei aunt mrs. Frank Rogers in could a resport this week the condition of mrs William pox i who has been ill at her Home is re ported As improved. Mrs. J p Kayser and miss Alice Braden of Clarion were tuesday to it St a of or. And mrs. Leo Braden. Or. And mrs Quentin Wolfe have moved to East Smethport. Among those who attended the Bickford reunion held at Crandall Hill sunday were or. And mrs b b Bickford and family or and mrs. Ward Bickford and daughter or. And mrs. Victor Bickford and Lainily or. And mrs Ivan Bickford and daughter or. And mrs. Clayton 1 Bickford and son. Or. And mrs. John j Brown and son and Kenneth Burdick. A family group enjoyed a picnic at the m l Wehner Home on the fourth. Those present were or. And mrs Robert Marvin and family and or and mrs Byron Lawson of knapps Creek or. And mrs. Clay i ton Bickford and son. Or. And mrs Ivan Bickford and daughter. Or. And mrs. B. B Bickford and family. Or. And mrs. Durward Weimar and family and or. And mrs. Chef Wehner and family. Ladies Aid will serve dinner at noon today at the Church Hall. Delegates from the local Church who will leave Friday to attend the youth Fellowship convention to tat will be held at Camp Findley Findley Lake Are Ann Braden a Delegate from tile youth Fellowship and Al Verda and Norma Jean vane birder. Joanne Eddy. Lucille Bickford Ami Nancy Wolfe As delegates from the sunday school. They will remain for two weeks and attend leadership education school. The Rev. Cecil Ross will also attend. Or. And mrs. Francis Fox and family and William Fox spent the 4th in Fredonia. Or. And mrs. Keisman and Lam j ii and or and mrs Wayne Van j Gilder of North East and Robert Blakely of Corry spent sunday As j guests of the Rev. And mrs Cefel Ross. Charlene Crosswhite of Buffalo is visiting at. The Home of her Grandfather. William Burdick. Or and mrs. Charles Harding and Joanne Eddy were guests of or. And mrs. Thomas Makan in Austin today. Pat and Mike were working on a new building. Pat was laying bricks and Mike was carrying tile Hod Mike had just come up to tile fourth floor when the whistle blew. Quot i hate to walk Down Quot lie said. Quot take hold of this rope a said a and 1 11 let you Down a let him Down Dait Way and then let go of the rope. Mike landed Iii a mortar bed nut much Hurt but angry. Quot and v by did you let go of the rope Quot he demanded. Quot i thought it was going to break said Quot and i had presence of mind enough to let Young Smithers was feeling off color and consulted a specialist examined him and said. All that is wrong with you Young fellow is that you smoke too Many cigarettes Here is a Way to cure yourself of the habit. It is quite simple. Whenever you Light a cigarette put a Stone into your pocket. Soon the discomfort of carrying the stones about will cure Yourn Smithers nodded and departed three Days later the specialist received a postcard from ills patient. Quot dear sir Quot it said Quot i am following your advice but i look darn funny pushing a a woman posed for a picture in front of the fallen pillars of an an Lent Temple in Greece. Quot done to get the car into the picture a she instructed the photographer. A for my husband will think i ran into tile Hamlin Bank and Trust company saw Liport . Statement at close of business june 30, 1949 resources liabilities Cash on hand amp in Banks $1,036,710.26 capital. $ 200,000 00 u. S. Government Bonds 2,190,500.00 surplus. 400,000 00 municipal Bonds .290,665.01 undivided profits .140,158.83. A. I a 41 tor he reserves. 22,500.00 Loans and discounts. 1,441,025.83 _ a a Moon or dividends payable banking House. 40,35.26 july j 194910,000.00 u. S. A. Bonds redeemed 3,011.55 deposits. 4,230,179.08 total $5,002,837.91 total a Trust funds Trust fund invested. $ 507,276 18 Cash balance. 77,972.94 $5,002,837.91 total $ 585,249.12 member Federal Deposit insurance corporation put More Opportunity in your future buy and hold savings Bonds Al pout of Condi Mon i i Iii Smethport National Hank of Smethport in tin Staie i Pennsylvania at Iii lose Oil Sini is on line 30. 1919. Pm bushed in response to a All made by comptroller oct Krency Ender Section 5211, i. S. Revis ii stat Tes. Ass hts 1. Cash balances with Oiler Banks including Reserve balance and Cash items in process of collection. $ 367.032.35 2. United states government obligations direct and guaranteed. 3 obligations of slates and political subdivisions. 5 corporate stocks t including $4650 Stock of Federal Reserve Bank. 6 Loans and discounts including $60 82 overdrafts. 7. Banking premises owned $13,550, furniture and fixtures $331916,869 00 8 real estate owned other than Bank premises. 1,00 la. Other assets. 2 642 94 1.079,605 of 10,07000 4.850.00 499 320 61 12. Total assets. $1,980,190 90 liabilities 13. Demand deposits of individuals partnerships and corporations. 685.480 30 14. Time deposits of individuals partnerships and Corinn a tons .7. 871.676.40 15. Deposits of United states government including postal savings. 19,039.26 16. Deposits of states and political subdivisions. 219.767 38 18. Other deposits certified and Cashiers checks Etc. 7 190 06 19 total deposits. $1,803 153.40 23. Other liabilities. 3,815.55 $1,806,968.95 24. Total liabilities. Capital accounts 25 capital Stock c common Stock total $50,00050.000.00 26. Surplus. 110.000.00 27. Undivided profits. 10,721 95 28. Reserve and retirement account for preferred Stock ____2.r�00.00 Ansgar ifs Lether an Iii Roll tile Rev. C o. Thunberg pastor fourth sunday after Trinity 9 a. In a the service 10 a. In. Church school. I he missionary society meeting postponed from the 4td. Will be held next monday. The joint picnic of tile brotherhoods will be held at gel Senane Church in port Allegany next tuesday evening the supper will probably be served at 6 30 o clock. Hie wives of the members of both orders Are invited. Bring your picnic lunch ice Cream and Coffee will be furnished. The methodist tit of ii Rev. E j. Burton minister Lite fourth sunday after Trinity Church school 9 45 a in. Divine worship la a. In. Morning prayer and Sermon. St. I i be s episcopal Church the Rev Rodney f. Cobb. Rector every sunday in july there will be a Parish communion with service at 9 a. In. This service will take the place of the 8 and la a in services the Rev. Bernard Garlick. Rector of St Peters Church Freehold. N. J., and former resident of Smethport will be the celebrant and preacher each sunday. For Garlick is spending his vacation in Smethport while the Rector is away on his vacation on monday. July 25, St James Day 9 a. In., holy communion. A cordial Welcome to St. Luke a Church. Total capital accounts. 173,221 95 30. Total liabilities amp capital accounts .1 980,190 90 memoranda 31. Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and Lur other purposes. 346,400.00 state of Pennsylvania. County of Mckean is i a. Elmer quirk cashier of the above named Bank do solemnly swear that the above statement is True to the Best of my knowledge Anc Bell. A. Elmer quirk cashier. Sworn to and subscribed before me this 6th Day of july. 1949. Hazel h. Thomas notary Public. Corrects attest e. Conwell Albert w Johnson c. L. Burt directors All saints Chapel East Smethport tile Rev Rodney f Cobb Rector East Smethport people Are asked to attend the Parish communion at St Luke a Church each sunday at 9 a. In. On monday july 25. St. James Day to a. In. Holy communion at All saints. Evangelical Mission Church pint St. Kenneth a Berlin pastor sunday july 18 sunday school at 9 45 a. In. Morning worship at la g. In. Tile daily vacation Bible school pupils presented a program for parents at the local Church Friday evening. Mrs Marilyn Brown was in charge of the beginner group in the program with mrs Geraldine Rote in charge of the intermediate group and mrs Helen Harmon in charge of the juniors. Mrs Irene Wehner presented diplomas to 75 and the Rev Cecil Ross presented awards Lur perfect attendance. Miss Ann Braden w. In charge of the music. People attended from col w Ide and East sine this Ort. Eighteen members of the Anchor sunday school class and their teacher. Mis Pauline Finley enjoyed a Wiener roast tuesday evening. Several local residents attended the Ringling. Barnum Bailey circus in Bradford monday. Mrs Lillian Stilson a appointed Delegate to the annual meeting of the Erie conference to be held at i Findley Lake in september i Bertha Tanner was appointed the alternate Delegate. Or. S p. Weaver of Jamestown presided at the meeting at which the delegates were chosen held wednesday evening in the East Smethport Kub Church. Fourteen members of boy scout troop 67 attended the Bradford homely baseball game in Bradford wednesday evening they were accompanied by their scoutmaster Jack Chapman and by Walter Russell and Frank Raymond. Mrs. Ann Digel of Parker land a ing spent last weekend at the Home i of or and mrs. Walter la gel. Miss Dorothy Hibbard who attends Clarion state teachers col lege spent the weekend at the Home i of her parents or. And i Arthur Hibbard. Miss Freda Fox student at the University of Michigan is sanding the summer at the Home of her parents or. And mrs William Fox. The misses Phylis and Elizabeth Ann croissant of new Kensington Are visiting at the Home of their Young Peoples meeting at 6 45 p. In. Evening service at 7 30. July 12-19 gosh Tel service with or Gilbert Stenholm of Bob Jones University Greenville s. C. Services at 8 p. In each evening. A buy u. S. Savings Bonds a Quot a a a during the Opportunity drive a say these leading americans Winthrop w. Aldrich chairman Chott notional Bank Philip Murray fret ident co Greet of Industrial organi Tonioni a for the working Man an increased investment in a s. Saving Bonds can mean not Only increased Security but increased ability to take advantage of Lite opportunities that Are part of the american Way of Charles f. Brannan Secretary of agriculture a i believe that every individual who an possibly do so should buy More . Saving Bonds. These Bonds represent one of the Best investments of our a the . Has endorsed every Effort to encourage tile worker to put More of hit earnings into u. S. Savings Bond. They represent loth Security and a i am heartily in favor of the Opportunity drive to buy More u. S. Savings Bonds. Everyone engaged in farming should recognize tile importance of a backlog of invested saving a a mean of realizing the agricultural Guwor Timite of tint i ring May and june the u. S. Savings Bond Opportunity drive is on 7 it is called the Opportunity drive because it is truly a Opportunity for you to get ahead by increasing your own personal measure Ohlia tial Security and Independence. 4 of you Haven to been buying savings Bonds regularly Start non. Of you have been buying them add an extra Bond or two to your purchases this month and next. Remember a you la get Back is for every s3 in a Short ten years time put More Opportunity in your future. Invest in u. S. Savings Bonds contributed by this publication in cooperation with the Magazine publisher of America As a Public service

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