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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - June 26, 1958, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county sent of Mckean. County a. Mckean Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic weekly Mckean county s picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. Too established 1838 Smethport pa., thursday june 26, 1958 terms�?-$4.06 Peb tear single copy�?10c no. 26 former Eldred resident killed aug. 2 is Date in Highway crash fatal to four for Barbecue in Smethport a former resident of Eldred. Ver it or. Carpenter the Driver of the a c. Carpenter. 57. Was one of station Wagon and i wife Caro four persons who died a the result of a collision Between a car and a station Wagon near Mayville n y., last Friday night. Lyn were instantly killed. Their granddaughter Brenda Reynolds 6, was fatally injured and died in Westfield memorial Hospital about 2 j hours after the Accident. Members of the Smethport rotary club Are rapidly completing arrangements for the 2nd annual Chicken Barbecue to be held on improving in the Westfield Hospital the Little girl has a double fracture of the right Arm. Head lacerations and an injured Pelvis Kennedy voted j another term by democrats w with enthusiasm and optimism prevailing a near record turnout . On the Mayville Sherman rd., reelected Thomas p. Kennedy port about four Miles West of Mayville. Allegany As chairman of the my j volunteers worked for several Kean county democratic commit to tree the bodies of the tee during a meeting at the hotel two Drivers. Pinned in the wreck Emery in Bradford last thursday a a the vehicles. The Carpenter stat on Wagon about 80 committeemen and carrying a Load of Concrete women were present in person and i building blocks. So More of the 106-member group were represented by proxy. Upon the nomination of or Kennedy mrs Maude g Kebler Kane j was Given recognition for her a longhand vigorous service to the party a another granddaughter Elinor saturday aug. 2, at Mccoy Sta Ruth Reynolds 8. I reported to be drum. This Public affair which was so successful in its first year and which has met with much interest throughout this area is under the the Driver of the car Percy c. Co chairmanship of c. E. Craver Home 60. Of main St., Sherman and Chris Felt. J to also died instantly Ai the t Early announcement of the Date terrific head on crash. Makes it possible for area residents the Accident occurred about 8 30 to make ii a family reunion event by inviting out of town friends and relatives to attend. My arranged the following comm Luces have been appointed to take charge of various details of the Barbecue pit Whit Dodge. George Berk water. Al Harrington Bob Digel or. And William Potter food a menu Herb Johnson Bob Ltd Piast Enate Monsey and red Gillett. Barbecue sauce a sauce three children burned to death in flaming Home near Bradford three Young children were bum West of Bradford de to death at la . Tuesday i Mckean county Coroner Robert night when fire mushroomed w. Iver of Bradford identified the through the one Story Frame Home dead As Allen la and Wayne. 6, of or. And mrs. Ward a. Brom j sons of or. And mrs. Bromley Ley at Gilbert Lane four Miles Burdick s Agency of j wins top award for advertising Burdick insurance Agency of Smethport managed by Emil j. Johnson a won a major award in the 6th annual insurance advertising conference awards program. The insurance advertising con and Christine Touro 3. Of Salamanca a sister of mrs. Bromley. Or. Bromley is in Bradford Hospital in a state of Shock suffering from Burns and lacerations of the hands received when he carried his four year old daughter Carol from the room in which five children were sleeping. Mrs. Bromley who rescued her one year old son Gary is under sedatives at the Home of a neighbor mrs. Dan Mcdonald 23 Gilbert Lane. Survivors unhurt the two surviving children ars unhurt and Are being cared for at the Home cry mrs. Bromley a aunt. Ference is an association Ai the advertising departments of the major. Mrs. David Helander. 1079 w. Wah Samuel t. Bowen of Jamestown. A Chautauqua county Coroner investigated the Accident. Native of Emporium scene of fatal fire a charred Shell is All that remains of the one Story Frame House of or. And mrs. Ward Bromley 23 Gilbert Lane where flames late tuesday night claimed the lives of three children. The House is located on Willow Creek about four Miles West of Bradford. Stock insurance companies in the United states and Canada. Burdick a Agency entry was a portfolio made up of a facsimile of in ton St. Ext. The Bromley attempted to reenter the House to reach the other three children but were driven Back by the intensity the advert Jung used d it wig 1937. Of the fire we High levelled the House showing the objectives method in 45 minutes. Utilized coat and result of tins neighbor reported that shortly Vernal Carpenter a bom on Squirers a Merle Dickinson. By being elected to the newly designated position of permanent vice chairman. Mrs James o Hara. Bradford was elected assistant vice chairman appointive officers named during the session were William a bums Kane treasurer or. Helen b Ledden Bradford Secretary and mrs Anna Turnquist it. Jewett recording Secretary. Two Cana dates in the november Orma election called on the party workers a to continue and strengthen the democratic trend in Pennsylvania. Aug. 21, 1900. At a Emporium the on of the late or and mrs. Grant Carpenter he bedded in Eldred from 1909 to 1626 his Grandfather. Ozro Stevenson judge Charles o. Hubbard Bernard Ball Charlie lil Hartdge and Fred Zampogna. Tables Noble Hui of Albert Johnson Bob Dugel sr., Bill Pierot Carpener waa one of the Pioneer to and Ralph Herzog resident of he Eldred area. A Veteran of world War i. Or. Carpenter lost an Eye in the service publicity emd Johnson. Parking Bob Apple and Harold Lindgren. Serving a Elmer quirk. Pad in he was married to the Jon Hugh lure. The Rev. Bradford Webster. Joe Melvern and Bik Thomas Carolyn Elizabeth Lamphier. Or. Carpenter was a member of the first Baptist Church of May they were Albert a. Griffin the and was a member of the party nominee for member of the to Rrt a trustee of the Church. State House of representatives j a Well known in Smethport and or. Kennedy is his capacity As vhf re frequently voted his candidate for member of Congreve j Uncil and or mrs. George Warner tickets or Robert Johns and 32 Ronan. Procurement a Herb Larson and Crick Craver. Program a Leonard Johnson and Charlie Partchey. Thomas Wayne Carpenter of Eldred. And six grandchildren. Brenda Louise Reynold who was fatally injured in the collision was journey shortly after the daughter of mrs. . The funeral services for members state committeeman Henry a. It Batter White urged the committee member to expend extra efforts i obtaining new a registrants under the democratic Banner he told of the importance of getting every new voter on the election Rolls As Well i a giving attention to newcomers in their respective District. It was decided to hold a preregistration meeting of the Campi. Tee to continue the discussion of plan for the sign up period and election activity. New funds let of of House amp Illi reservations Washington. A the House has approved with reservations a one spectacular Aerial act featured by million Dollar appropriation for Sullivan on Hie 16th Ann i ver continuing preparations for con Quot How last sunday night a traction of the proposed 101 Mil Wil be one of the free attractions lion Dollar flood control dam at j a Mckean county fair next it Xua. The appropriation was one of Many approved in an omnibus Public works appropriation Bill sent to the Senate thursday. An initial one million Dollar fund was provided for Kinzua last year the House recommended that none of the funds provided for the Kinzua project be obligated Quaker stale. Oil i Nion adjourn contract Lon fabs survivors include two daughters mrs. Mane Ellen Pabody. Of Bob Jones Huttt Verzwy Greenville s a. And or. Marilyn Eleanor ravage of Mayville one son Robert a. J Carpenter of Mayville three clusters or Amelia Yeskoff of coming n. Y., mrs Emma Smith of i Altadena calif., and mrs. Nile Beth j contract negotiations Between j Chouse of Kinzua one brother local 11-607, of. Chemical and fort Moose class named in Honor of Russ Slavin port Allegany Moose Lodge 460 installed a class of new members Law a evening the class was named in Honor of Russell Slavin or. Of Eldred. As everybody knows him has done a great Job of getting members not Only in the last drive but on Many other coca it Low. In announcing the initiation of the class la night the port Allegany Moose Lodge paid this tribute to the Eldred Man a Russ is and always has been on hand to give his time and untiring Effort 1 to promoting the Best interests of the Lodge and 460 is proud of him. He has enrolled 200 members Dur i Mig the past years a Quaker state honors retiring employees . Retiring and Quarter Day night Century employees were honoured the program opened with the for their services at the second an introduction of guests by n. W. Mial testimonial dinner of the i Hill manager of Quaker state s Quaker state refining corp. At Mckean Plant at Farmers Valley the Smethport country club tuns Pinchott tag for absent president miss Nellie Walker f Dies in Smethport advertising. By taking part Al this awards program or. Johnson received the Benefit of constructive criticism and advice from some of the world s most prominent advertising personalities. A Bronze c. Oscar and three Oscar ettes were presented to Winner of the four Premium income divisions. In recognition of Tim award. Or. And mrs. Johnson were invited to attend the annual convention at the f o. Koontz As speaker a Lee j colder hotel. Falmouth. Cape r. Forker. Oil City executive Vic president he explained the Outlook for the Pennsylvania old Industry. Or. Hill presented gifts to the following retiring Plant employees Albinj Anderson mrs. Florence i Nellie g. Walker 77, died Bouton Karl s. Brown Roy Peters at la 55 a m. Tuesday at her and George Mross All of the Home on w. Main St., Smethport Smethport area. Cod mass this week a guests of the conference. Highlight of the convention a the awards banquet tuesday at Ewtuch or. Johnson received one of the top major awards. J. P. Galy of Bradford Vic president in charge of production presented gifts to the following Bradford area production unit re atomic workers Al Cio and the Mckean Plant of Quaker state Oil refining corp were mutually and noon wednesday of last week. Negotiations began on May 13 of the Carpenter family were con j and six meeting have been held to ducted monday afternoon at fee explore the issues involved a funeral Home. Interment was according to company and Union in the Mayville cemetery spokesmen several areas of agreement have been tentatively resolved by the parties has offered to renew the present do a a a a a a contract which expires at Midnight july 5. For another full year. No Date has been set for future meetings although the company has agreed to meet with the Union at its members request at. _. 1any Mutual convenient time. Offi a re a o led so Hove offered to Confer with management when Ever mutually agreeable. She had been til for to week. Born in Bradford on july 3, 1880. Miss Walker had been a Smethport resident since 1915. Surviving Are a sister miss Ruth tiring employees Mike a Coneen. Moose Hart has forwarded to the Walker of Smethport and two Henry w. Gustafson. Claude e. Secretary of the port Moose Lodge nephews. R. W. Hockenberry a Housier. Gregg e. Tyler. Albert a list cry members who have enrolled Ron. Ohio and j. H. Hockenberry. 1 Spignard Roy w. Grimes Char in ten or More members a of june Cleveland. Tile Rev Arthur b Cope Rector these men have enrolled 25 of St. Luke episcopal Church will area girl stouts to have Day lamp in Smethport Park my Campo girl scout Council will sponsor it second annual Day Grant and Raymond Yost. He also j Camp at memorial recreation Cen feat1 kid by de Sullivan Quot the breakaway Bruno a september. The brunos perform or More new members in the Lodge a Russ Quot Slavin c j. Barr r t. Bosworth. H. E Bradley Irving Brown f j. Burgall Edward Butler jr., s of Canfield. Chester c Atma in. Daryl Chandler. R. M. Dodge sr., c e Ellison Alfred Curran. O j Demaret sr., Elmer Gallup. George Goodyear Geo. Guncheon. Gust Haglund James Haun r j. Healy Kenneth the company Kearne Arvid Larson. Ted my Jerry Miller. L. E Mulvihill William Nelson j. Takarski Carl Ross g. Floyd Sharp. R w Smith. Ross Spear and Ait Steiner. Stinson elected to n a directors Post in state conduct the funeral service this afternoon at 2 of clock in the Fry awarded 25-Vear service pin to mrs. Bettina Dragoone who works Al the Plant Bradford office. Plant employees receiving 25-year funeral Home. Interment will be in service emblems from or. Hill Rose Hill cemetery. J were Albin j. Anderson Vernon a. A Burt Ernest h. Boxford jr., on Dean s list George m. To Frank Petruzzi David m. Caskey of 39 w. Willow in Burton and John f Hewitt All of the Smethport area. St., Smethport is on Ute Deans list at Dean Junior College. Franklin Mas. A 13th year student he is a grandson of mrs Harry Ness of Smethport. This year s retiring employee swells tile company s rank to 29. In addition there Are 32 Acier Smethport. July 14-17 inclusive. The Smethport Day Camp one of a number in operation in the my Campo Council area is for girl residing in Smethport East Smethport and Farmer Valley. All girls of Brownie and intermediate scout age 7 to 14. Whether or not they Are registered scouts May attend. Registration Blank will be pruned in this newspaper next week they Are to be mauled to or. A. Protest water rate boost the Galeton Borough Council has voted to Send a formal protest concerning the proposed increase of rates charged by the Galeton pending la outcome of court �?zp-1 a a Quot of a a the is it. W be sent to the Pennsylvania Public peals by the Seneca indians to prevent construction of the dam. I the senecas have filed an Appeal with the u. S. Court of appeals for the District of Columbia against Utility commission in Harrisburg. Hirt in fall from silo Victor a Bickford 57, of Smethport r d. 2, sustained a possible spinal fracture when he fell 25 or 30 feet from a ado on the flank Raymond farm at Wrights Comer last Friday afternoon. The Accident victim was taken to the Bradford Hospital where his condition a Banks to extend hours the Smethport National Bank and reported to be fair. A Tower Fourt rejection of their re Hamlin Bank and Trust company i a quest for an injunction to halt con will remain open next thursday Striction of the dam. July 3 Felt m 9 a m to 5 . As a the senecas oppose the dam be convenience for customers. The cause it we Ould inundate a Large part Bank will no be open on Friday of their reservation in new York a july 4 to i i nits stage realistic Rescue Drill program in Eldred James m. Stinson of Bradford Mckean county director of veterans affairs was elected Western Vic president of the Pennsylvania state association of county directors of veterans affairs As the organization closed its three Day convention at Valley forge last week. Clarence r. Kempt of Lycoming county succeeds Stanley j. Prokop of Lackawanna county As president. Pittsburgh firm gets lit 4b work contract a. E. O Block of Pittsburgh tuesday was awarded a $153,406 contract by the state highways department for Reeo Struc Tion of it. 46 Between Smethport and Farmers Valley. Job specifications Call for elimination of several curves in these it Tion near the Smethport Borough line and general widening of the 3.72 mile stretch. The Road one of the first Concrete highways Laid in Mckean live employees of the Mckean Plant j z i Leman Smethport with a $2 00 with a Quarter Century or More of registration fee which cover Cost service. Of crafts milk and special treats. Part of each Day will be devoted 1 to swimming lamp Craft outdoor Highway an Ozkur St a a 1 cooking and a week of general fun. £2 Ivr Day wage Roost Harrisburg �?a 2-Dollar a Day wage increase a sought monday by organized state Highway workers. The Day Camp will be organized along the lines of a resident Camp the difference being that the Day campers go Home at the end of the mrs. William Poole before or. Bromley was to have left for work at the Star garage go., he attempted to Light an of Burner in the room in which the children were asleep. The heeler exploded and within Seconde the room was inferno. Fire chief William Neatrour of Bradford twp., who directed the Effort of firemen from four companies St the scene said flames had eaten through the roof of the dwelling before equipment arrive. Help summoned in response to the alarm Over the Mutual control system units Sis reached the scene from Derrick City Lewis run and Bradford Cen trial fire station. The first body to be removed from the blackened remains 45 minutes after the outbreak of the fire was that of the Touro child. She was taken out by pied Shaw of Bradford twp. Fire department to Bradford Hospital where she was dead on arrival. Ten minutes Toter the bodies of the two Bromley boys burned beyond recognition were removed from the ruins by chief Neatrour. The bodies of All three were removed to the Koch Whatley memorial Chapel. Yesterday the condition of or. Bromley a reported a favourable. His wife Norma was reported suffering from severe Shock. The Touro child had joined the Bromley household Over the weekend while her parents or and mrs. Harold Touro of 125 Atlantic St Salamanca were out of town. No others threatened the House in which the Bromley had resided Tor seven year a one of the oldest structures in the Valley. It is situated on a Knoll about a Quarter of a mile from w. Washington St. Ext. No other dwellings were threatened. Among neighbors who first saw Hie flame and who raised the a Larm were mrs. Paul Elic son and Francis Abaft e Moon activities. Girl will work in Small unit gov. Leader was urged by 55 grouped by age and interest. Each j Union officials representing All Dis taut will have it own separate tricks of the highways department spot Leader and program j to give consideration to the wage aides. I boost demand. J �?.-. The officials issued the state ment after a weekend meeting at i to Bank Fps Vatu in county was opened to 1923. With which they also agreed to request r p. Hiirkiw�?~11 in the exception of routine main ten the 1959 legislature to extend sick a Nee Little has been done to the leave and paid Holiday Benefit to two Mckean county Bankers a stretch since. Hourly paid state employees. Attending the 2nd annual Pennsyl Vania Bankers association Trust training school at Bucknell University this week. Attending from this county Are h. L. Morrison of the Hamlin Bank and Trust company Smethport Aud miss Irma r. Dickinson of the producers Bank and Trust com the normally quiet town of Eldred was turned into a simulated disaster area monday night we Hen to civil defense units from Mckean. Elk and Cameron counties effectively staged Rescue drills. More than 350 persons including firemen auxiliary police nurses and boy scouts participated in the realistic program. Carl e. Sheldon Mckean. County civil defense director and Leo m. Healey american legion disaster chairman both of Bradford termed the disaster Drill a most the theoretic disasters included Bere of the Eldred nurses association were assigned to care for the a a casualties a in the fire Hall and school gymnasium. Eighteen ambulances and Rescue vehicles participated As traffic was controlled by members of a he Mckean county sheriffs department and local police. Smooth flow through the Borough was achieved during the 90-minute Drill from 7 30 to 9 . Participating civil defense units were from the following fire departments Emporium Hilltop Johnsonburg. St. Marys Kane port Allegany Roulette Derrick City a plane wreck near the Allegheny Otto township and Lewis run. River a fire and explosion at the Viko furniture corp. Plant a Highway Auto crash and the breakdown of two ambulances. First Aid teams from Johnsonburg and Kane assisted by Mem or. Sheldon said last night a similar disaster Drill will be conducted spontaneously and without Advance announcement somewhere j in the tri county area in the near future. Bott 17 Gilbert Lane whoa Home is directly opposite said he heard no explosion. A the Glare of the flames a immediately noticeable from our House and the fire seemed to envelop the entire building a or. Abbott said. Heavy traffic movement of the be equipment through the Central part of Bradford attracted Corea of cars in it Wake. Traffic conditions in w. Washington St. Ext. Were tangled until the arrival of auxiliary police from the townships and Limestone police officers Clyde Keifer and Jacoby who had been alerted by Bradford twp. Civil defense director Floyd Moore. Firemen were seriously hampered by the Lack of a convenient a Pany Bradford. Purpose of the school la to pro ter Supply. Water was obtained by vide a me a is of expediting the pumpers from nearby Gilbert run. Training of Trust personnel Especial firefighters said. However that t iely those in the senior clerk or Junior fire had progressed far beyond officer category. I control at the time of their arrival. Honoured at testimonial by Quaker state officials of the Quaker state Oil refining corp., Veteran employees and retiring employees honoured at testimonial dinner tuesday night at the Smethport country club included first Row j. P. Healy Albert Spignard mrs. Florence Bouton a w. Hill Charles Grant Roy Peters and George m. Ross. Second Row Raymond Yost l. R. F order Gregg Tyler Roy Grimes Henry Gustafson Albin Anderson e. E. Ebner Karl Brown and Claude e. Housier. Crosby Man elected county 40 amp 8 head John b. Mckeirnan of Crosby was named chef de Gate at an election meeting of the Mckean county Voiture 741, 40 and 8. Held Alae Harold Witchen and Jolin Burke Bradford drape a de wave Peterson and Charles Mur Zawaski. Both of Bradford Garde in the Bradford american legion de Lea peso nears Robert Mcteir Home wednesday night of lat Nan Crosby Robert Barber my week. Others named to office were Sperry Whitney Bradford de train William Good. Bradford conduct eur Walter Keefe Bradford commis Satre late meant Marcel Lang. It. Jewett Garde de la Porte William Craft Bradford template Norris Knight Bradford Fommie Voyageur. Jewett and Lloyd Mulvihill Crosby Chennaux delegates to ult department convention at Philadelphia scheduled for july 23-26 were designated a Robert Ray. Paul Iver and sterry Whitney Bradford Victor Lantz it. Jewett and John b. Mrkva Roan the local Voiture will Send it locomotive to the convention

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