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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - June 25, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county sent of Mckean county county Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic newspaper Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to tue Pukuc Smethport pa., thursday june 25, 1964 terms�?4.00 per year single copy Loe no. 26 tourists brochures a surrounded by 150,000 brochures describing the upper alleghenies area Ere Frank Seceniquia of Warren president of the upper alleghenies tourist Council and John Antonini of Ridgway immediate past president. Use 2lk tons of paper to print brochures summer pleas court session set for july 16 All old Mckean county criminal cases have been disposed of and his department is now working on proceedings which have originated within the past few weeks District attorney William f. Potter revealed monday. The next grand jury session will be convened at the opening of the october term before judge Glenn e. Mencer. A special pleas session has been scheduled for la a. In. This thursday when three Bradford residents arrested Early in May on raids led by state police will be arraigned on charges of lottery sales and bookmaking. The defendants Are Pasquale Costanzo alias Patsy Ryan Joseph Depaul and John j. Polucci. The regular summer pleas session is planned or. Potter stated for thursday morning july 16. At that time arraignment is expected of Between to and 15 persons accused on criminal counts. The afternoon will be devoted to cases involving charges of desertion and non support together with several appeals which have been filed by motorists arrested for speeding by authorities utilizing radar equipment. Aid Board stresses need for 5 More caseworkers two and a half tons of paper were used in printing 150,000 brochures promoting the upper alleghenies area. The brochures describing the various Points of interest in this Northern Section of Pennsylvania will be distributed by the department of Commerce in Harrisburg and at information centers along the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The Cost of the publication was financed by tourist promotion associations in the six counties involved Cameron county chamber of Commerce Denton Hill recreation association Elk county recreation Council Seneca Highlands association of Mckean county Warren county development association and West Forest business corporation. Vintage aircraft will be on display at it. Alton Airport american airlines own Ford tri motor air plane often called the a tin Goose a will arrive at the Bradford Mckean Airport 9 30 a. In. Monday. It will be on display for the Public from House approves funds for Kinzua and Salamanca a $4,325,969,200 Public works appropriations Bill for the fiscal year starting july i has been passed by the House on a 360-11 Roll Call vote and sent to the Senate. Among the Pennsylvania projects involved in the measure was $27 million to continue construction of the Kinzua dam on the Allegheny River. Congress previously has appropriated $63,906,000 of the total estimated Cost of $107 million. Also included in the Bill was $75,000 for flood control plans in Salamanca and $100,000 for pre construction flood control planning for Chautauqua Lake. County planning work reviewed Philip Waring Mckean county planning director spoke to Lafayette twp. Residents wednesday night of last week. He reviewed the work of the county planning Board and its role in relation to township planning. Following his speech a question and answer period was held. Decision was made to hold another meeting on the same subject in the Lafayette menus club. About 10 30 a. In. To 12 30 p. In. One of the most famous of the Early air transports it made its debut in the late 1920s. At that time the plane represented a vast improvement Over any Airliner then flying. The a tin Goose which will be Here will be presented to the smithsonian institution upon completion of its air museum. Three decades ago. A Cross country trip in a Ford tri motor would have required nearly two Days of flying with at least a dozen stops. In its heyday however it was considered something of a Marvel. It was the first All Metal transport. That a where the nickname entered the picture being All Metal it was Best known As the a tin also because of its corrugated skin it was also referred to As the a flying the tri motor cruised at 115 Miles per hour with a maximum Speed of 135 Miles per hour and carried is passengers. Its maximum Range was listed at 500 Miles though scheduled flights were generally half that distance. American has put More than 7,500 Man hours into refurbishing the plane to duplicate its 1929 appearance and to prepare it for flying visits to various parts of the country for Public display. Is held for court on Check charge William h. Reid of Bradford was committed to Mckean county jail at Smethport for the next term of criminal court in default of $500 bail on a charge of issuing a worthless Check. At an arraignment Friday before Alderman Carroll h. Clay Bell system will use helicopters for spot checks Telephone technicians Are taking to the air to keep tabs on the Bell systems underground cables. The Long lines department of the at amp to company has just launched a six month trial series of helicopter patrols along Cable routes extending across Pennsylvania and into portions of new York new Jersey Maryland and West Virginia. A pair of Chesapeake amp Potomac Airway a Birds will Fly the 850-mile test route two to four times weekly. Telephone Cable men now patrol the route by car and on foot. The experimental flights Are designed to evaluate the effectiveness of helicopters in checking Cable route conditions and preventing Cable damage. Bell system underground installations were damaged More than 14,000 times last year by nature and Man. The Man made accidents usually were caused by excavating activities at Cable Sites. Aerial surveys Are expected to provide Complete coverage of the route and permit earlier detection of All hazardous conditions. Pilots will try to Contact people working dangerously near buried Cable and if unable to land will hover Over the area and drop warning messages. Forest Timber bids accepted the Fulton Bros. Lumber co. Of Shippenville was judged the successful bidder by the Forest supervisor Allegany National Forest for 472,000 Board feet of National Forest Timber in Wetmore township Mckean county the Price was announced As $28,254. The Endeavor lumber co. Was the successful bidder for 1160 Jbf of Northern Hardwood Timber on the South Branch of Kinzua Creek in Mckean county for $82,210.80. The Timber sales Are two in a series offered in three weeks to local industries. Many years of service n. W. Hill manager of the Mckean Plant of the Quaker state Oil refining co., left congratulates Veteran employee Frank j. Rowley who completed 40 years service with the Plant. Quaker state honors employees a testimonial dinner for retired retiring and Quarter Century employees of the Mckean Plant and the production department of the Quaker state Oil refining corp was held Friday evening at the Valley Hunt club. Singled out for recognition were employees who had just completed from 40 to 25 years of service. N. W. Hill manager of the Mckean Plant opened the after diner program and introduced j. P. Healy vice president of production and pipe lines. Or. Healey presented watches to Leonard e. Wheeler who is re tiring from the production department this year and to Edward l. Bennett j. Monroe Burdie and Reuben g. Cooper who retired late in 1963. He presented service emblems to Robert f. Fuss and Bernard m. Swanson 30 years and Earl j. Dunn and George b. Eley 25 years All with the production department. Or. Hill presented watches to retiring personnel of the Mckean Plant including s. John Carlson Henry f. Higley Frank j. Hildreth James r. Mcelhattan and Charles l. Mckee. Service emblems were presented to Franklin j. Bowley 40 years Carl h. Berg 35 years Lyle e. Tanner Russell f. Denning Howard a. Wright Herman j. Goodyear William g. Henery and Arthur l. Swanson 30 years and Joseph h. Field Frank t. Larson Joseph Grille Harry a. Abplanalp Harry w. Larson Thomas e. Good Rich Edward e. Harmon Harold e. Warren Michael j. Errigo and link r. Kennedy 25 years. T. A. Anderson of Oil City vice president of refining was also an honoured guest. The urgent need of five additional caseworkers for the Mckean county Board of assistance was presented to the Board members by mrs. Elizabeth l. Drozeski executive i county residents getting state Aid in april decline Harrisburg the number of Mckean county residents receiving Public assistance Grants during april went on the decline according to the state department of Public welfare. Latest department figures show the number of count ians on Relief Rolls stands at 3,479 a As compared with the previous months 3,569. Percentage Wise the 3,479 persons represent 6.4 percent of the county population and compares with the average for the state As a whole of 3.8 percent. On an expenditure basis assistance Grants in the county dropped from $128,137 during March to $125,138 in april. A breakdown of the latest Relief expenditure for the county shows that $68,879 was paid out to 2,449 persons receiving Aid to dependent children assistance $21,215 went to 412 receiving general assistance $19,102 to 368 receiving old age assistance $12,255 to 172 receiving Blind pensions and $3,687 to 78 persons in the county receiving Aid to disabled assistance. Other expenditures in the april Public assistance program included $16,834 for medical assistance for the aged $8,078 for Hospital care for old age assistance recipients $625 for Aid to disabled Public nursing Home care $140 for school medical care $280 for other medical care $100 for burials and $16,977 for county administration. Of a Quot Loki is Allegheny airlines posts exceptional Fine record strutting a new $142,000 Olean a. Horn. For he fourty District a a is 2#3 office of the social Security add on time within 15 minutes of ministration were approved by published departure Simenel the Senate Public works sub son b. Fry executive vice president said tuesday. Committee in Washington d.c., thursday. Work on the 3,000 Square feet office space for the one Story Structure is expected to be started by next fall. The general services administration in Washington said the a May was the Best operational month in recent Allegheny history a he noted. State Highway traction in Washington said the d j f a. New is building in Olean is one 1x03 1 ifs doctor of 25 District offices planned in injured by car planned the nation. The exact location will be announced later. The Olean District office serv _. _ ices Cattaraugus and Allegany port Allegany a a state counties in new York state and highways department Road in Potter and Mckean counties in Specter was injured about 3 30 Pennsylvania. Record crowd attends Pomona Grange program p. In. Wednesday of last week when struck by a car on route 155, five Miles South of this Community. Lloyd Heasley 54, of 103 n. Main st., Dubois is in Community Hospital Here for observation. He suffered a head laceration bruises and abrasions and was listed in Good condition wednesday night. Trooper Carl Mishler of the Kane Barracks said or. Heasley apparently stepped from the airline official attributed the record operating performance to two factors. A flying weather the number one cause of delays was generally excellent last month a he said. Allegheny operations at Bradford Mckean Airport in May boasted a $9.5 percent completion record completing 344 of the 347 scheduled flights. Or. Fry pointed to a a continued reduction in aircraft servicing and loading delays As part of an Over All company Campaign emphasizing on time or. Fry said other highlights of Allegheny a May operations flights operated by Allegheny included 98.5 percent of scheduled Landing were completed. 87 percent of flights arrived a on Only 23 of 2,856 scheduled flights were cancelled due to aircraft servicing. Eldred mail s jeep is reported stolen Wellsville. N. Y. A a 1952 Model Willys jeep was stolen Friday from an Oil lease on Whitehill Road town of Alma according to a complaint lodged with state police based Here. The red and Maroon vehicle with no plate belonged to Frank Cummins of Elan youth Breaks wrists when House collapses Robert e. Merry 17, son of or. And or. Robert w. Merry of Rixford was admitted to Bradford Hospital at 4 30 . Thursday with fractures of both wrists. Young merry was injured when a House he was helping to tear Down collapsed. He was taken to the Hospital by Ivan barns of Rixford. Rector at the dinner meeting held at hotel Holley in Bradford on wednesday of last week. Mrs. Drozeski explained the current problems facing the Board which As of june 12 had a Case Load of 1,421, some 62 less than a year ago. However she pointy out it is imperative to augment the present roster of 12, including three supervisors. To help alleviate the present overload the Board approved Tho recommendation of mrs. Drozeski in adding Throe new caseworkers. Appointed were mrs. Mary Mack Owski miss Joy Rogers and miss judo Fischer. Taking part in the Board meeting for the first time were mrs. Ruth Stewart John Bryner and Frederick r. Sica who were recently appointed by gov. William w. Scranton and confirmed by the state Senate As members. Unable to be present wednesday was Charles Boller jr., of port Allegany fourth new member of Tho Board. Chairman Walter r. Peoria presided at the business meeting which also had Board member William l. Branch and mrs. Drozeski attending. The new members were Given an insight of their functions and a detailed explanation of the assistance Board rules and regulations As set up by Tho state Public welfare department were outlined by mrs. Drozeski. R viewed were the decision of an Appeal made by a local recipient to the state office which concurred with the finding and ultimate ruling of Tho local Board. Mrs. Drozeski explained to the members the requirements of caseworkers one of which la that the applicant must have a four year College education to qualify under the category of caseworker i s. To be advanced to a higher rank As caseworker ii it was pointed out the applicant must have in addition to the four year College education one year of master or social work experience. Presently mrs. Rezeski said there Ere 25 in the Beard s salaried personnel. These include herself to clerical workers two resource workers three supervisors and nine caseworkers. Most of the caseworkers Are unable to do a thorough Job because of the overload Many of whom Are handling More than 250 cases it was said. Also explained was the civil service procedure regarding staff appointments. Accepted by the Board was the resignation of miss Brenda Wagner As a provisional worker. The Board set the last tuesday of each month for regular meetings with the next meeting scheduled for july 28. At this meeting officers will be elected. The question of a what is Public welfare and Public assistance was discussed by mrs. Drozeski. To. Niay to can fruit crop is Good Apple peach and Cherry crops in Erie county Are excellent. Sweet cherries Are a week earlier than usual. Ton Reid pleaded guilty my a $40 Check drawn on his account at producers Bank and Trust co. And cashed at Bradford National Bank. Information for the arrest was made by Raymond Eidson of the Bank. New slate named by county s 40 amp 8 Mckean county Voiture 741, 40 amp 8, elected a new slate of officers on wednesday of last week when they met in the Bradford legion Home. The officers include Floyd Daugherty of it. Jewett chef de Gare Thomas Neilly chef de train Dennis Mcandrew conducted Robert Painter commis Voyageur Walter j. Keefe commis Saire intendant. Also William Craft Garde de la Porte John Grassi lamp lit George Kramer and Charles Nolan Gardes de Pri Sonnier Sven Johnson and Peter Perini drape aus and Leroy wedge Joseph Bottone and Lloyd Multi Hill Che Minots locale. Named delegates to the state convention which will be held in Harrisburg during August were Gene Siffrin Bernard Backer and or. Neilly. Alternates selected included or. Bottone or. Mulvihill and or. Daugherty. Berman to preside at Emporium meet Emporium special a Frank d. Berman 23rd District commander of the american legion will preside at a three Day convention of the District in Emporium starting Friday evening. Delegates at the conclave will represent 26 posts. Exchange of coins at port meeting port Allegany special a a feature of the Seneca Highlands Coin club meeting tonight in the Pennsylvania electric co. Bldg on Pearl st., port Allegany will be a Silver award. An Exchange of in coins will also take place. Forestry Center bids the general state authority will open bids july 15 for a $900,000 forestry Center at the Pennsylvania state University. The third in a series of visitation night programs of the my Kean county Granges was held Quot a apparently supp eur rom saturday night at the Bolivar a a a East Herm and into the path run Grange Hall. The next vis a. A northbound vehicle being nation night will be held at driven by mrs. Elizabeth l Jor Mountain Grange in Kane on Dan 51, of Emporium r d 2. July 25. The Highway employee was Neil Leary master of the knocked to the pavement by the Bolivar run Grange welcomed Impact the trooper stated the assemblage largest in his tory Here. Mrs. Madeline Wells in i and mrs. C. L. Fenstermaker Mcmyn my quilts lecturers of Host Granges were j Are employed in Wood project in charge of the program. The Sweet Adeline and the Highland lassies Sang several selections. Trooper j. Miklic of the state police spoke on Safe driving and showed a film on the sub the Armstrong Forest co., Jet emphasizing the use of which provides pulpwood for the seat belts. A question and ans \ question wer period followed. A second film entitled a a Pennsylvania was also shown. The program also included Roll Call of Granges present introduction of guests and remarks by visiting masters. Lunch was served by the Home Host Granges. A i new York amp Pennsylvania co. Emporium Centennial this is Centennial week in Emporium and the Celebration will reach a Climax with a drum corps Competition saturday at 2 8.rn. And a Parade at 6 . Saturday. Paper Mill in Johnsonburg has resumed chemical girdling of Trees after a year of inactivity. Work is provided for about 90 students in the area. Ten Crews composed mostly of College students and High school graduates Are working in the tree plantations. A majority of those employed Are from Elk county with three Crews operating from Smethport Marienville and Kane to be near the working areas. Chemical girdling kills the Trees and the dead Berk is easily removed when the pulpwood if Cut. 3 area youths enlist in army Robert l. Bigler 18. Of Eldred re i formerly of Limestone . Arthur Potter jr., 18, son of or. And mrs. Frank Potter of Bradford and Harry e. Rounsville 17, son of or. And mrs. William Rounsville of Smethport have enlisted in the . Army at the Bradford recruiting station. Bigler and Potter enlisted under the buddy program for the Field of motor maintenance and Rounsville joined under the High school specialist program for a course in heavy equipment operation and maintenance. The Trio is Enro Ute to fort Knox ky., to receive Basic training prior to being assigned to their respective elected options. Authority is Given to build pipeline the United natural Gas co. Has been authorized by the Federal Power commission to build 41 Miles of pipeline at an estimated Cost of $2.3 million. The addition to the company a system will extend from near Ellwood City pa., to a Point near Mercer a. Boy injures foot while playing Ball Daniel Mckeirnan la of Crosby was admitted to Bradford Hospital wednesday night of last week with a Cut on the right foot. Attendants said the lad was injured when he stepped on broken Glass while at a baseball game near his Home. Flood water treatment in Oil recovery outlined attend Cha meeting Frances Roundsville of Smethport and Cynthia coast of Cyclone attended the state convention of the future homemakers of America at the Pennsylvania state University last week. Miss coast is president of the Mckean county Cha and miss Roundsville is president of the Smethport club. They were accompanied by miss Katherine Nixon Bodle economics teacher Aret High school. Or. Joseph n. Breston of Bradford was the guest speaker at the dinner meeting of the api Eastern District study committee on secondary recovery at the Valley Hunt club in Lewis run thursday night. Or. Breston president of Teck labs and editor in chief of producers monthly is a former director of the Pennsylvania Grade crude Oil Laboratory in Bradford. His subject was a review of water treatment and other chemicals for secondary his talk covered treatment of flood water in the secondary recovery of crude Oil to i maintain maximum in activity of flood water 2 minimize conversion of piping and 3 improve the efficiency of the water in pushing the crude out of the Oil Sands. Or. Breston mentioned the use of surface Active agents Carbon dioxide corrosion inhibitor an i fit increasing or maintaining maximum water inject Ivity. He went into detail in covering recent developments on the use of synthetic and Neutral polymers for increasing the viscosity of the flood Waters. This improves the action of the flood water in removing crude Oil from the Oil Sand the speaker said. Or. Breston cited Field tests where pure Oil was recovered at a lower Cost per barrel through the use of such thickening agents. Or. Breston mentioned sever Al non organic and organic chemicals for reducing oxygen bacteria Silt acidity Calcium activities and algae in water to be used for secondary recovery. He also discussed the recent w Ork of or. R. J. Pfister of Bradford using cold concentrated caustic solution to disintegrate Gyp formation in producing Wells and piping. Twenty members and guests

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