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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - July 9, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean county Kean county democrats Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper Mckean county a picture Neil paper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday july 9, 1964 terms�?$4.00 per year single copy Loe no. 28 Kinzua Span plans studied unpaid taxes Are certified for collection Kush Equa Ray Olweiler a planning Engineer with the state department of Forest and Waters division of state Parks met thursday morning with the Mckean county planning commission and others at the e. Kent Kane residence Here and reviewed proposals for the development of the Kinzua Bridge As a state Park. Later the group made a personal inspection of the Kinzua Bridge site. Or. Olweiler informed the group that no land nor the Bridge had been acquired to Date by the state authority although an agreement on the Bridge Purchase has been reached. The purpose of the state Park development is for picnic facilities camping Sites water Supply toilet facilities and a Cess roads. He said $250,000 has been appropriated to Date by the state but there due no other funds presently available for the project. The main problem arising is providing of Access roads to the area in addition to developing the other facilities needed. It was pointed out however that the planning commission and the county commissioners Are investigating coordination to provide toads through the townships and also pursue the possibility of getting help from the state highways department to get the roads through. Attending were commissioners r. E. Youngquist Russell j. Weston and James e. Of Mara. Assemblyman Victor Wester Berg of Kane or. Kane and Robert Hulings of the planning i commission Floyd a. Irons Merle e. Dickinson and Philip Waring director of the commission. Thursday night the county planning Board met at Bradford National Bank and heard g. M. Watson of Jersey City Engineer of the National Board of fire underwriters explain in detail Aims of the National building code. It was the first meeting for the purpose of finding out what a building code is How it works and How it could be administered. Robert r. Williams chairman of the commission presided and introduced or. Watson. Invited to the session were representatives of boroughs townships the City and the planning commission. A question and answer period followed. Couple is awarded $300,000 damage Homer d. Choate a a a in new executive position it it it it Homer Choate is promoted by Bell phone the Bell Telephone co. Recently announced the appointment of Homer d. Choate to j the Post of general marketing supervisor in the company a Pittsburgh Headquarters building. Or. Choate a native of Smethport and a son of mrs. Clarence c. Choate and the late or. Choate is a graduate of Smethport High school and Carnegie Institute of technology Pittsburgh. His father was an abstract or in the county seat and is Well remembered As one of the triumvirate of Volunteer Smethport High school athletic coaches of the 1920s�?�?osam�?� Choate or. A. R. Livermore and e. A. Stud Holme. The latter is the Lone survivor of the Trio. Homer Choate is the namesake of his Grandfather a Well known civil War Veteran and Mckean county official. The new general marketing supervisor started his career with the Telephone company in 1929 and has served in a number of capacities of increasing i importance in Philadelphia new Castle and Pittsburgh. Or. Choate will be responsible for providing staff services for Belles Western Pennsylvania marketing organization. He will coordinate the work of five marketing supervisors and their staffs who Are responsible for a variety of Allied activities. His department will coordinate sales promotion employee and business office marketing efforts rate and Tariff regulations and the preparation of Revenue and forecast programs. Als reporting to or. Choate is an Independent company re latin nth supervisor who is responsible for relations with Independent Telephone companies in the Western half of the state. J appointment of or. Choate came As part of the company a recent reorganization in Western Pennsylvania designed to make the company More flexible to meeting the customers Complex communications needs. Or. Choate who lives in the new Pittsburgh Gateway towers apartment is married and the father of one son Craig d. He is a member of the american marketing association the Pittsburgh chamber of Commerce the Telephone pioneers of America largest Industrial social organization in the world i and Tho Highland country club. I Pittsburgh a Young couple from Michigan who Are temporarily making their Home with one of their aunts mrs. William Griffin 120 Clay St., Kane was awarded is installation at Airport now in testing stage installation of the instrument Landing system at the Bradford Mckean Airport has been completed and the device put into experimental operation tuesday morning. The Federal aviation Agency installed ils at both the local Airport and at nearby Jamestown n. Y., Airport. Each will be tested exhaustively for about a year and a half to two years before the Faa reaches its decision As to whether or not it should be made available for general use at smaller airports. It is anticipated that ils will prove to be the Aid that would permit planes to land under Adverse weather conditions. The system will help bring the Pilot to the Airport Center his plane with the localized and by Means of the Glide slope indicator establish a Glide Angle for the plane to descend. The final decision to land of course must still be made by the Pilot together with advice from the local flight service station. Set distribution of surplus food in county areas dates for distribution of surplus food for Bradford and other Mckean county areas by the county commissioners were announced for july by l. P. Thompson food administrator. Bradford ians Are to receive their food on thursday and Friday. Those whose last name begins with a a go through a a no report at the Bradford armory on thursday and those a a of through a inclusive Are to receive their food on Friday. Dates and places for other county distribution will be As follows tuesday july 14, Kane fourth Ward Hose House thursday july 16, Eldred new Borough building Friday july 17, East Smethport Grange Hall tuesday ,. July 21, port Allegany City building and wednesday july 22, it. Jewett new Borough building. Or. Thompson has announced that new registrations May be made after i p. In. Any of the dates that the distribution is being made. County officials invited to Parley Mckean county commissioner and other officials have been invited to attend the quarterly meeting of the n e r t Westem Pennsylvania District county commissioners association to be held at the summer Camp of commissioner Blain m. Mead of Warren county next tuesday. Luncheon is scheduled for noon to be followed by a business session. Subjects to be discussed will include surplus food trailers personal property and assessors. A dinner will be served at 6 . The same organisation will yet in Cameron county oct. 13. $300,000 in damages tuesday by a u. S. District court jury for injuries suffered in a Tram car crash near Kane in 1960. The award $250,000 to Joseph a. Stubler 30, and $50,000 to his wife Patricia was against the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The stumblers contended that a b. And o. Freight train that struck their car on nov. 29, 1960, at Frost crossing Frost town on route 68 in Forest county was travelling too fast for conditions. The couple also charged that the Grade crossing was not adequately protected by signs. Enro Ute to Keno the stumblers at the time of the Accident had been Enro Ute Back to Kane from Oil City where or. Stubler a graduate of Oil City High school had played in an alumni basketball game earlier in the evening. In Kane the couple was to have spent thanksgiving with mrs. Stubler s parents or. And mrs. John Fridley residents and owners of Kane Manor in that Mckean county Borough. Dennis Harrington one of the attorneys for the stumblers. Said that mrs. Stubler suffered injuries that resulted in the shortening of one leg. She spent a month in an Erie Hospital. Her husband suffered brain damage that left him unemployable. He was unconscious for three months in the same Erie Hospital. Accountant at time at the time of the Accident or. Stubler had been employed As a Plant accountant for the Welch grape juice co., in Michigan. The couple resided in . Or. And mrs. Stubler had arrived in Kane the monday before accompanied by their four children Joseph jr., 5, Mary Kathryn 6, Susan 3, and Mary Patricia three months the children were left with the grandparents when the couple went to Oil City. Unpaid real estate taxes for 1963 were certified monday by the Mckean county commission and will be forwarded to county treasurer Floyd a. Irons for collection. The list included $81,038 in school taxes $16,568 in Road assessments and $14,790 in county charges a a total of $112,397. Bradford City a county tax returned was $1,546. The highest and lowest figures under each category on the list were school Otto township $9,207 Lewis run Borough $362. Road Kane Borough $2,821 Lewis run Borough $124. County a Liberty township $1,216 Lewis run Borough $103. Removed from the tax list for delinquent 1963 tax payments were eight properties. The largest. Having taxes amounting to $2,006, was the former sergeant wire Glass property in Wetmore township. The other involving amounts ranging from 91 cents to $98 were in Otto township 2 and in Annin Bradford. Eldred Hamilton and Norwich townships one each. The eight properties Are transferred to the county owned property list by reason of having been sold to the county at the treasurers Sale last year. Taxes on these properties will be collected by the county at some subsequent Date either by redemption or tax Sale. In other business the commissioners authorized the attendance of District attorney William f. Potter at a a Short course for prosecuting attorneys to be held at Northwestern University school of Law aug. 3-8. And approved payment of $1,000 on the annual allocation made by the county to the Bradford visiting nursing association for its homemaker service. Also Given approval was the application from Lewis run Borough for county Aid in the form of an allotment from the liquid fuels fund for Road resurfacing and other work in that Borough. These exoneration of 1963 occupation taxes were ratified at the request of collectors Eldred township. 215 taxable at $430 Smethport Borough 91 and $182 Norwich township 69 and $135. Antique car rally Parade water show Barbecue Art work horses in Smethport j. Franklin Smith is appointed a j. Franklin Smith of Johnstown has Boon named general sales manager for Pennsylvania electric co., according to n. Gwynne Dodson vice president sales. Or. Smith had served As system director of sales planning and training for the past two years and has been associated with the company for 27 years. It it it it a big weekend with a program containing something of interest for All Ages is coming up in Smethport. As a result of last years successful antique automobile rally which attracted entries from a wide area an even bigger event has been planned for this year. In addition to the rally Parade of old time cars at 4 . Saturday and judging of cars starting at la . Sunday at Mccoy stadium there will be a it it it it retarded child unit picks Heads of committees committee chairmen were appointed by Russell Weston president at a Board meeting of the Mckean county association for retarded children monday night at the courthouse in Smethport. Chairmen named were miss Bianca Tarduzzi membership Mac Rankin ways and Means mrs. Jane Wilcox and Herbert Johnson planning mrs. Frank Maljovec publicity Public relations and Progress or. Henry Clippert education and research miss Tarduzzi budget Joseph Costanzo. Audit and mrs. Wilcox fair Booth. The next meeting will be at the courthouse aug 3. Rep. Johnson wants to Honor Gen. Macarthur congressman Albert w. Johnson on thursday june 25, introduced in the Congress a Bill to authorize the postmaster general to Issue a special postage stamp in Honor of the memory of general of the army Douglas Macarthur. Or. Johnson a Long time admirer of general Macarthur stated that the general served his country faithfully Long and honorable and along with the Many other notable americans so honoured his memory should be perpetuated through the issuance of a stamp. Several Hurt in car crashes Over weekend several persons were injured in motor vehicle accidents in this area Over the Long Holiday weekend. Two persons were injured Early saturday in an Accident on route 321 a Short distance South of Kane when their vehicle went out of control and struck a tree. They were listed As Kenneth Forsythe 23, and Frances Campbell 17, both of Kane who were taken to Community Hospital in that City. Troopers reported that Forsythe suffered a right ear laceration. Chest contusions and a right forearm injury. His -1 Senger sustained leg and thigh fractures and Cheek and Chin lacerations. In the same Hospital with injuries suffered in a one car mishap Are James l. Mcgee 22, of Rew and his passenger Donald Mcclellan. Troopers said the Mcgee vehicle was westbound near Man Indale at 2 30 saturday when the Driver fell asleep. Mcgee suffered a forehead laceration and Mcclellan 28, who resides at Hazelhurst face and Mouth injuries. Troopers said the vehicle left the Highway and struck a Culvert. State police of the Kane Barracks said one Man was injured Friday in a two car collision at the intersection of Congress St. And South ave., Bradford township. Thomas e. Stone 42, of 137 South ave., sustained a laceration of the lower lip and contusions of the left Side. Shaken up was e. E. Peters 70, of 45 Jefferson St., the other Driver according to trooper Richard Lewis. Rotary clubs beef Barbecue saturday at 5 the annual Barbecue of the Smethport rotary club will be held saturday starting at 5 ., at the Lions Park following the antique car Parade. The rotary club stages this Barbecue annually As a Means 3-Day a old time Days Side Quot of obtaining Money to support walk Sale a staged by Smith the Man it worthwhile Public port merchants on thursday pauses which need assistance Friday and saturday a water from time to a me show saturday and sunday at this year beef will be served 9 . At memorial recreation instead of Chicken. This will be Center Pool a dance Friday at a departure from the old Chick-9 . In the Smethport ele-1 in Barbecue wherein rotarians Centary school on King St., a turned the Chicken Laden grills Public card party Friday at 7 for several hours on the Day of . In the Keating Grange Hall the event. In East Smethport and an old the beef Barbecue will be time costume round and Square done according to the method dance saturday at 9 . In prescribed by the Mckean coun the Mckean county Grange Hall to agricultural department at the fair grounds in East Smethport. Prizes will be awarded for the Best costumes at the saturday night dance. The annual water show will be staged by the Smethport synchro ettes at memorial recreation Center Pool at Mccoy stadium saturday and sunday at 9 . A new feature of the program will be an outdoor exhibition saturday by the Mckean county Auto a society. In annual Barbecue beef this time of the Smethport rotary club is scheduled for saturday starting at 5 ., at Lions Park adjacent to Mccoy stadium. Another new feature of the program this year will be a Norse show saturday at to . At the Mckean county fair grounds in East Smethport. Last years antique car rally was sponsored by the Hamlin Bank and Trust company As part of its year Long Centennial Observance. This year the Smethport chamber of Commerce several other civic and fraternal organizations and a number of individuals have joined with the Hamlin Bank to provide a really big show. All antique cars registered for sunday s rally will appear in saturdays Parade at 4 . The famous zem zem shrine band of Erie and several other musical organizations will be in the Parade. Visitors will be Able to attend the Church of their Choice sunday morning. Dinner will be served sunday from la am. To 2 . In Keating Grange Hall in East Smethport at a reasonable Price. Awarding of prizes for the antique cars is scheduled for 3 . Sunday at Mccoy stadium. A deep pit will be dug and All night before the event a huge fire of Hardwood will be maintained in the pit to provide a deep bed of live ashes. Delicious prime beef rolled roasts properly wrapped in butchers cloth will be placed in the hot ashes covered with Sand and soil and left to roast. At the proper time this succulent beef will be retrieved from the hot ashes and sliced and served piping hot. Tickets Are in the hands of All members of the Smethport rotary club and a limit of 500 adults and 200 children will be served. Due to the Large anticipated demand from people attending the antique car show and other civic events it is important to obtain Barbecue tickets immediately in order not to be disappointed. Officers of the Smethport rotary club Are president Albert l. Clark. Vice president a William e. Thomas. Secretary and treasurer a Francis w. Artley. Moving of Indian Graves to await building of Road Salamanca . Announcement has been made that the construction of new Access roads at Riverview cemetery near Corydon pa., will precede moving of the chief Cornplanter Monument and the Graves from the cemetery on the Cornplanter Grant. It was expected it. Eugene b. Staten u. S. Army engineers said that a month will elapse before moving of the Graves from the cemetery located South of the state line would be started. It. Staten stated that Grant Irwin Honesdale pa., had submitted the Low bid of $151,608 to the corps of engineers for a it it it gala water show saturday and sunday at Pool one of the features of the weekend program in Smethport will be a really big show at the memorial recreation Center swimming Pool at Mccoy stadium saturday and sunday at 9 . The Smethport synchro ettes coached by mrs. Emadine reap will present their annual Aqua musical featuring the precision swimming of the water Ballet corps. Featured again on the program Are the a mid fighters a a Barber shop quartet which scored a tremendous hit during last years water show. The a Midnight Erst won the regional championship of the society for the preservation and encouragement of Barber shop quartet singing in America. They just returned from san Antonio Texas where they were Quarter finalists in the International Barber shop quartet Competition. The Smethport elementary school chorus will sing a do lord a a the Little a be kind to your parents and a when de saints come Marchin the accompanist will be Michael quirk. Novelty acts will include pantomimes by Gwen Guenter and Patti Griffin comedy routines and diving by Gary Ford. Pat Foley Bruce Wright Lester i Jordan and Brent Vossler and a vocal Solo by Jeannie Griffin. Admission will be $1.00 for adults and 50c for children under 12. Compliance with ban n on fireworks lauded , Allegany Man injured in Accident Kane a sgt. John Dussia commemorative new commander of the Kane Joseph Kaziska port Aile a a state police Barracks tuesday Gany is a patient in the port moving the Cornplanter Graves congressman Johnson said he commended Mckean county Allegany Community Hospital As As Well As those in the Corydon hoped that the Post office de businessmen who complied with the result of injuries received cemetery and the lower part apartment would include a Mac a plea by state police to remove in an Accident at Larabee a 0f Riverview cemetery. The at about 3 . Sunday. Riverview Graves Are to be mov information on the Accident de to a higher part of the same As to whether one or two cars cemetery. Arthur commemorative stamp in their 1965 program that it was just As important today to commemorate general Macarthur As it was to commemorate the late president Kennedy All fireworks displays from stands and ban their Sale. Sgt. Dussia after a Complete Survey reported that Mckean county had experienced its a safest fourth of july in years through the issuance of a fifty because of the cooperation Given cent piece. By the citizens and merchants. Were involved was not made available sunday night. A rays were taken to determine the extent of or. Kaziska a injuries. 246 in county on child welfare plan Harrisburg a the child delinquent children and one in a in adoptive Home one in Aneth those from Cornplanter cemetery will be transferred to a new part of Riverview cemetery on the East Side of the Allegany River across from the present Cornplanter cemetery. The entire project Calls 4-h horse show at fair grounds on saturday there will be no conflict Between the horse and horseless Carriage during the antique car rally saturday in Smethport. A Mckean county 4-h rough riders Are sponsoring a horse show saturday at to . At the Mckean county fair grounds in East Smethport. The horseless carriages do not make a formal appearance until the 4 . Parade thus saving embarrassment to All concerned such As shouts of a get a horse a during the Parade. All riders 21 and under Are invited to participate in the horse show. There will be a charge of 25c for each event per horse entered. The rough riders Are planning to have fast moving events for the enjoyment of the Public. Events will include Western Trail Clover Leaf barrel cutting Boot race for children 12 and under. Buck race. Ribbon race Pony harness class costume class and bucket race. Refreshments will be available on the fair grounds. The horse show will be Over in plenty of time to permit spectators to enjoy the antique car Parade at 4 . The horses will participate in the horseless Carriage Parade and we Hope no rider has to jump off and hold his horse while one of the old cars goes by. We re old enough to remember when you had to do that for the moving of 861 Graves e a a artist including approximately 359 in Smethport artists Cornplanter cemetery. Plan sir leu Cornplanter cemetery the other Graves Are in other cemeteries used Over a period plan sidewalk show or. Cleland Heads staff or. Charles e. Cleland was elected president and chief of staff of the Kane Community Hospital for the year starting july i. Stole melons and pop Twenty Kane and Warren teenagers have been arrested for stealing 40 watermelons from a Kane Market and a Quantity of soft drinks. Welfare program in Mckean county what is it what does it involve and where does it stand the state department of Public welfare has reported that As of the first of last year a total of 246 Mckean county children were receiving some Type of child welfare services out of a total estimated 18,716 under-age-18 children in the county. Child welfare services Are provided children under 18 years of age for reasons of i dependency 2 neglect or 3 delinquency what Type of a a care were these 246 Mckean county children receiving the Smethport group of the Mckean county artists society will sponsor a sidewalk Art exhibit saturday from to a. In. To 5 . In Smethport. The exhibit will be held on main St. And will feature paint _ _ Ings in Oil water color Black disposition of their cases Public and voluntary child car planter cemetery while Eugene and while pastels and mixed Al of ing agencies and institutions Crooks Corydon has the same Media As Well maternity Home. Or Type of Home and 35 were in of years by residents of Cory during the same year service institutions for dependent and Don Vicinity. All Are in the area was a a terminated in the Case of neglected. Which will be flooded by the Kin 99 Mckean county children by i the department said 121 re Zua dam Reservoir. Leo Cooper Public and voluntary child car j quests were received for service Windfall Road has been named ing agencies. What happened to for Mckean county children for Liaison officer in connection these children what was the whom service was initiated by with the moving of the Corn of the 99 cases disposed _ _ _ during the year 82 remained during the year the requests Job at Riverview and Corydon. With parents relatives or other individuals nine were placed on their own responsibility and eight were referred to an Agency or institution for dependent or neglected children. As of the first of the year 218 Mckean county children were receiving services directly from first Potter store Potter county a a first store was opened in 1824 at Lyman Ville now Ladona. It was built of logs and goods were hauled by Wagon from Philadelphia. According to the detailed and Public and voluntary child car just compiled report of the de j ing agencies and institutions apartment 174 of the children Here is a a where these Chil were in custody of Public child Dren were receiving these child caring agencies four with vol care services 143 were in the unitary child caring agencies 46 Homes of parents or relatives or in institutions for dependent j living independently 35 were in children 21 in institutions for i Foster family Homes four were coming from the following sources juvenile courts one police departments�?12 Public child caring organizations la Public assistance eight other health and welfare organizations �?13 parents or relatives�?16, and All other sources�?60. As a Point of interest the state planning Board lists the year number of under-age-18 youths in Mckean county As 18,716 for the year 1963, with estimated projections of 18,567 for the current year 18,418 for next year 18,121 by 1930 and 18,009 by 1980. Thank Salk and Sabini Only 18 states have had cases of paralytic polio this year and Only 29 cases of paralytic polio have occurred in the 50 states this year As compared with 68 cases in the same period last Clark has big contract Clark Bros of Olean has received a $1,088,000 contract for air compressors and motors for Navy ships. As sculpture and ceramics. Each artist is entitled to exhibit three entries and awards will be made by a competent judge. There in no showing fee. Councilman Clarence Larson of Smethport has offered use of his vacant storeroom next to the Atlantic service station As Headquarters for the Art society during the exhibition. No dripping june the month of june was the third driest in the last 23 years in the Salamanca area of Cattaraugus county

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