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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 17, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania All the news of your county seat Socrat Olumn 7.j established in argument list for Durn Mon pleas k dirt announced court will Convene next tuesday la cases listed on docket funeral services held saturday tor vlr., mrs. Curran death comes to prominent couple less than 24 hours apart double funeral services were held at to of clock saturday morning at it Elizabeth a Catholic Church for or. And mrs. Patrick s. Curran v.11 known and highly resected residents of Smethport for a half Century. The Rev. Urban s. Barrett pastor officiated at the requiem mass. Burial was in St. Elizabeth s cemetery. Or Curran 80. Retired Prudential co. Insurance agent died of a heart attack at his Home Here at 2.30 o clock Friday morning less than 24 hours after his wife had died in Kane Community Hospital. He was born in Glasgow. Scotland on june 30. 1868, the son of James and Ann Digny Curran. He came to the United states at the age of two years and on january i 1891, was married to miss Amelia Orr Eielson in St. Peter s Catholic Church. Poughkeepsie. N y. The couple moved to Smethport in 1898 and maintained their residence Here Ever since mrs. Curran 77. Died in Kane Community Hospital last thursday i bounced today that members of a new Lavinia v morning at 7 10 of clock after be Parent teacher associations f lug in floor health for several years. Of education and others interested j a. Of dec trix under the but she had been a patient in the j in the improvement of Public schools of Josephine daughter of or and or w b0 a a i Lim Nova Luimit i. It it Nult it re lir Lotc i will Ana in. Lam la it Canth Virl urn Uminn by court officials on tuesday announced the argument list for a court of common pleas to be held in the Mckean county court House beginning at to of clock on tuesday. March 22 eleven cases Are listed to be heard by judge Charles o. Hubbard at this term also two divorce rasps. Orlando j. Milhollen is. Catherine j Milhollen and Betty Jane Miller is. Frank Irvin Millet will come before the court. Only one Case is listed for orphans court that being a hearing on exceptions filed to report of auditor of the estate of a o Winkler deceased tile argument list includes Theodore h Mumford is. Bradford vets club and Lieut John c. Roche Post 212 vow Rule to show cause Why judgment of non pros should not be stricken Olf and plaintiff allowed to file complaint. D. H Monroe is. Ruth p Monroe Rule to show cause Why plaintiff should not file a More specific Bill or. Benjamin l Ine will ail dress mini conference j educational conference will de held in Bradford March 23th Robert Singleton chairman of the Mckean All county educational conference and supervising Prin Natl Cullars Opal cd the it. Jewett schools. An-j01 a am Vikt of the s. Blanche liver last . Smethport a. Thursday March 17, Idi per tear arrangements for i Marion College concert advancing a roup will appear at school auditorium tuesday alar. 29 tile committee who Are arranging for the appearance of the Clarion state teachers College choir at the Smethport High school auditorium tuesday evening March 29. Report very Gihl Progress. As usual the famous Smethport hospitality is again to the forefront in offering lodging and breakfast to the visitors. In return for this hospitality the singers will appear at i no charge to the sponsors the Smethport Parent teacher association several years ago this or j Gan tation entertained at the local school Assembly but this is their first Public appearance Here additional interest is Felt Here j because of the fact that three Well j known Smethport girls who attend Clarion College Are members of the i choir the misses Juan Willson. Donna Daugherty and Dorothy Hibbard tickets Are now on Sale and it is hoped that the Public will res Jornd generously. The Smethport school band will be the Annc Lpaul Bene i of Ciary. No. La jewish refugees a going Home via it. R. Travelling Ondic the auspice of the International refugee Mem Tuttlw a United National Relief Agency for displaced persons theae jewish refugee part of a group of 648 arrived from Shanghai Are shown Here waving greetings upon their arrival in san fran Eineo. Moat of them Are hound for new Home in Israel and were Irana erred to sealed trains for the trip to new York and their promised land. Penn Grade crude Oil slashed 25c bbl. Last thursday Sharp differential in Supply demand Given As reason for action 6 Mckean county in pupils Are cited at stale College Martha Jean Ross on Dean s list for f first semester six Mckean county eluding miss Martha a in wit a. Will and testament of Josephine a pita Only since the preceding secure complimentary tickets As Josephine Kitty for or Benjamin Pines address by. . She was born in Poughkeepsie j calling at their nearest school. Ross Smethport a Quot to Quot 683 Penn Svlvia sat Tburg deceased and Blanche or. Fine the country s leading Lay authority on education who will address the educational conference december 23. 1871, the daughter of William and Johanna Orr Elletson. Both were members of St. Elizabeth s Church. Smethport and mrs. Curran was a member of the local court of the Catholic daughters of America. Survivors include three sons. Ican education in 1949. Richard of it. Jewett Leonard Oft for bringing America s critical Indiana. Pa., and Robert of Smith educational situation into the open port three daughters. Mrs. M. F a new months ago. Or. Fine was Mckiernan. Crosby mrs r d Caw award Ltd a citation by the National Ley St marys and mrs Catherine educational association and by the Skully also known As mrs Oliver Nelson and Carl Slattberg heirs and Terre tenants. Rule to show cause Why Caroline Hartburg should not students. In Jean Ross. A Are among the state College been cited for Scholastic achievement during the committees arc Mamed Lur cub Seoul Quot pow of Elk lick Council event will he held at school saturday Hilary funeral i v. T. Ii. Hay Baptist con Erenee meeting Al Baptist Church joint meeting of area fellowships a ill meet Here mar. 17-is a a cub scout pow wow is being sponsored by the Elk lick Council Jaa if i full boy scouts of America saturday a i Llull March 19th, at the Smethport High school from i until 7 30 p. In. A dinner will be served at 6 30 p in the purpose of a cub pow wow Nephew of local folks buried sunday in Bradford on Friday. March 25. At mad a defendant Terre tenant 8 p rn., in senior High school Aud in the or Gtna Sci a to revive no thorium is now touring the nation j33 up Bryar it terms. 1940. By air to review the status of Amer first semester according to an an a better acquaint cub leaders nou Cement by James Mulholland. Parents and interested people with funeral services for Hai c James acting president of the College. J the Rich program of cub scouting j Sha 21 who was killed on Oil no a tie students who have attained for boys 9. To and la years of age an average of 2 5 out of a possible persons interested in the cub Samuel Zukerman is. A. R Loop 3.0 average for the Dean s list Are scout program in Potter. Mckean and Nina d Loop defendants and miss Ros Sophomore oui Aion. Had Cameron counties Are urged to George Weaver or. Trustee As Terre 2.55 James it. Khmer h Iziu a attend tenant. For hearing on affidavit of Junior physical �0. 111fi<� Iri Ai defense of George Weaver or. Trus Den Eidell Kane r d i Junior. Rep As Foj Ous tee As Terre tenant. I journalism 2.8 Jam. H Asker j j l Hunaman general pow wow Donovan. Smethport. Also 20 grand York state Board of regents j Transue Rule to show cause Why to children and la great grandchild the first Ever made by that August Dhen Dant should not Plain title j Rio m a i Sifi in t. In Tynel her o. A. F__tl.l., n Doris k Transue is. Damon w i hew. Senior education. 2 60 Gertrude Gustafson. Star route. It. Jewett senior Home eco Norcis Dren. Or. Curran is survived by a body for another series of articles i pendent Lite Quot counsel fees 2 64 Ester mrs. Margaret Belander of on education the new York a a times and Kostij i i. E. Pall Sun Yonkers. N a. And mrs. Curran is of Ubich he is education editor re also survived by a sister. Mrs. Jen a Cej Ved the pulitzer prize a for the Hie Crane of Wappinger Falls. N. Y pallbearers for both were grand Ion and were As follows for or. Curran John Mckiernan. Joseph Mckiernan Raymond Cawley gee. Sham Myron tense a and Lloyd mule Iliili. Most disinterested and meritorious Public service rendered by an american newspaper during the after attending educational conferences in St. Louis and Chicago. Anthony j. Carpin is. Fosca Pis Enes Chii Carpin. Rule to show Anise Why plaintiff should not defendant Alimony pendent Lite counsel fees and costs. Mrs. Jessie Lamphere is. Lew Vanburen and Lottie Vanburen or. Fine will travel to the Wes Rulp to show pause win judgment coast. He will return to new York for mrs Curran pallbearers were in time to Fly to Bradford for his William Mckiernan Michael Mckiernan Bernard Cawley William Cawley James Curran and John Putnam. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were or. And first major address on the topic a what is wrong with american education�?1949?�?� in addition to his recent controversial Book a your children Are cheated a which was awarded Hon or m. F. Mckiernan and family Orabie mention by Parent Magazine. Or. Fine is author of several books concerning the role of education in a democratic society. Or. Fine has been assistant in the pulitzer school of journalism teachers College. Columbia University lecturer at Dickinson Junior College. City College. New York University and Hie new school for of Crosby or. And mrs. Raymond Cawley and family of St marys Richard Curran and son James of it Jewett or. And mrs Leonard Curran and daughter Jane of Indiana or. And mrs. Thomas Lowery mrs Leonard Lowry. Or. And mrs. William close and son. Charles and Thomas close of Poughkeepsie mrs. Jennie Crane of was social research. Pinger Falls. N. Y. Or. And mrs. Clarence Detsch of St. Marys and John Putnam of Brockway. Drum anti Bilbie old s reorganizes s he is a member of the advisory Board. Latin american Institute Board of directors. World education service Council. Society of american historians new York alumni club Academy of Public education executive committee. National inter fraternity conference Alpha Epsilon i Phi Kappa Phi Sigma Delta Chi Phi Delta Kappa Kappa Delta i. Should not be opened and defendants permitted to enter a defense Genevieve Osborne a minor in Eileen White her guardian is. Darien Osborne. Rule to show cause Why defendant should not plaintiff Alimony pendent Lite. Costs and counsel fees Dies at Hajje it 69 life Long resident of Farmers Valley Claude Elwyn Patterson. 69. A life Long resident of Farmers Valier died at 5 25 p. In. Monday in Warren. Or. Patterson was born at Portage Creek. A. On dec. 13. 1879. And a on May 23, 1945. Were held at the Home of hts parents or. And mrs William shall in burning Well sunday at 2 p. M. The deceased was a Nephew of the various Section committees miss Ruth Ross and George Ross of Smethport. The Rev. Sherman la Kepler pastor of the first methodist Church of Kane officiated. Military rites were conducted at Mckean memorial Park by representatives of veterans of foreign wars posts from it Jewett. Kane and Bradford. Military escort Clarence Wolfe presented the american Flag to mrs William shall pallbearers All former naval i it personnel were Louis Gavia Wilfred Lundberg Merle Bostaph James chairman. Handicraft mrs. Seth Digel of Smethport w e. Hilbert. Port Allegany mrs Gertrude Heinaman Eldred Ken Dickson Bradford. Forrest Rote. Derrick City miss Jean Mccreary Smethport. Blue and Gold mrs. Lauren mix Smethport or and mrs Paul i Barrett Derrick City or Florence Kennedy. Port Allegany mrs Betsy Rose Derrick City or and mrs Alex Mckay. Smethport. Or Arthur Pickersgill. Smethport. Promotion and attendance James Stewart Bradford George Tiffany. Bradford e h Ward. Kane. O k Metz. Emporium Alan f Ross East Smethport ceremonies and entertainment Ard j Baker. Port Allegany Gen. Nellie Witchen is. Kendall refill had been Active in the local Oil ing co. Appeal from decision of the Fields i entire life. He had been r a Bradford Robert bin ski. Workmen a compensation Board in ill health for the a t five years Eldred Rev. Don l Moody. Shingle Lillian Peters is. William Peifei he -., married to a Arrie ree on Houf get Tom Williams. Bradford. C Rule to show cause Why defendant april 22. 1903, it her Home in Kent b Lottei. Kane should not plaintiff counsel hollow near banners Valley. I Gaines sectioned Elev Brad fees and costs. Patterson was a member of the Ford mrs. Douglas Kelsey. Eldred Archie l. Lamb is. Artie loll j evangelical United Brethren Church William Clever. Port Allegany i Neth Carlson. Those who attended the funeral service from the Vicinity were or and mrs. George Ross and daughter. Might a Marie Ross miss Ruth a Ross Tony Carpin and or. And Richard d Francis Bradford How a i i tile regular Baptist Church of Smethport will entertain a joint meeting of the regional conference of the Empire state Fellowship of regular Baptist churches and the monthly conference of the Tri county Baptist f Fellowship on mar 17 and 18 the conference program is As follows thursday March 17, 7 30 p. In. Scripture and prayer a Rev. Stanley Smith of Roulette. Special music a Baptist Church girls ensemble Seminary quartet of Baptist Bible Seminary. Greetings from the Empire stale Fellowship Rev c h. Gray member of the St e Council. Message Rev. Arthur Woolsey member of the state Council and pastor of the first Baptist Church. North Tonawanda. N y Friday. March 18th 10 a in a Devotion led by Rev Howard Ritner of Belmont n. A open forum on a Baptist led by Rev. C. In Gray. 11 a. forum on a missions led by Rev a Woolley. 2 p. In Rev Victor Stool Fer of Bostaph Allan Sundberg and Ken Olean president of Tri county Fellowship. Will preside at the afternoon and evening meeting message by Rev Gray 3 15 p. by Rev. Woolly. Special music by the Seminary male quartet Lamb. Rule to show cause Why the j of Farmers Valle plaintiff should not defendant survivors beside Alimony pendent Lite counsel fees and costs. Expect Heil Gross drive Toto uota Carl Bermender will head local unit i music supervisors Carl Bermender w As elected pres meet it i. Jewett Dent of the Smethport fire department drum and Bugle corps for the coming year at a meeting held in the Hose House tuesday evening. Or. Bermender succeeds Charles Megivern who declined nomination. Jack Rose Kenneth Johnson and William Bush were named to the newly formed Hoard of directors. It was announced that the corps lop ranking unit of the area would Start practice sessions at the Hose House this evening. There were 25 in attn dance. Non support order to a desertion and non support order handed Down by president instruction Given girl Seoul leaders his widow include two daughters or. Howard Parker of Burmei Valley and or Algot Carlson of Lafferty hollow one son. Ansel Patterson of Farin i Ive conducted last week by chapter two of three Day sessions held Here the Mckean county music supervisors club met on tuesday evening March 15. For their monthly dinner meeting at the i. Jewett High school. At this meeting the county chorus concert Date was changed from april 29th to May 4th. This concert will take place in the Smethport High school auditorium. Final arrangements were made for the county band concert which will be held on May 6th at the Otto twp. High school. Announce birth or. And mrs. William o. Burdick judge Charles g. Hubbard on last i announce the birth of a daughter. Thursday Harry Vandermark of Beaver Falls pa., was ordered of his wife Margaret of Bradford. $65 a month. Rebecah Ann at Kane Community Hospital on saturday night. March 12. The baby weighed 7 pounds., 14 ounces. Officers and directors of the newly organized i Campo girl scout Council have completed a Oliree Dav training meeting two of which were held in the grand jury room of the court House. Instruction was Given in live session thursday to nearly 75 official of Hie Council by mrs. Loretta Hawthorne and miss Elizabeth Figner of the National Field staff from the Washington District office. The Council resulting from a consolidation of the Bradford and Emporium councils was formed to provide organized training for the 2 troops functioning in Mckean Cameron and Potter counties. Keating Grange will Katherine Oderfer Smethport mrs l. E Simon Bradford Dick Rossi j Bradford Midway Howard Kingsbury Zaat Allegany f d. Mcfeely or. Or nor i e j. Monsch drive chairman for min Lawrence w. Cassidy Brad the Smethport chapter of the Els Valley 16 grandchildren and Force Fred Woodard Bradford j american red Cross announced on one great grandson one brother. Clift. Kane mrs. Douglas Kel monday that he is confident that Harry Patterson of Olean n. Y. Gey tired and one sister. Mrs. Walter Digel j of Farmers Valley an aunt. Miss Milliren Patterson of Smethport arid several Niece and nephews a meet tuesday evening daughter. Mrs Lyman Cisne of hew City died in 1938. Keating Grange will meet tues funeral service will be held this Day evening at 8 of clock at the East thursday afternoon from the late Smethport schoolhouse. A covered Home in Farmers Valley at 1.30 dish supper will be served after the of clock. Burial will be in the my business meeting. Koan memorial Park. Or. And mrs. Robert a. Digel ate i chairmen of the supper committee Slippery Hijra Ieuv ind Thuv wu1 to and i j f mrs. J. Albeit Cleveland. Or. And Bui hied Lor i rash or a g Bush. Or. And i g. Albert Johnson John la Riholm a 1947 Sedan operated by mrs far Gal help h k Morrison Holm Bernice Rossi of Crosby and a 1948 English and Jack Morrison truck driven by Howard Gustafso Nof port Allegany collided at the intersection of the Back Valley Road and the Pierce Brook Highway about four Miles North of Here Friday at 3 40 p. In. 4 15 p. In a of Jien forum on a building sunday led by j Rev d Christian of Hornell n y 7 30 p. M scripture and prayer by Rev. Fred Mitchell of great Valley n y. Ski Eucial music by male quartet. Message by the Rev. C. H. Gray. The Public i invited to attend the meetings of this conference. Heating sportsmen will elect officers the Keating sportsmen a association will hold an important meeting the $1138.00 goal for the chapter even Lungi Maich ,7> at the the Pennsylvania Oil Market suffered another setback last thursday morning when the third Market reduction is As Many months became effective. Tile latest Price cuts which came from the Joseph seep purchasing Agency of the South Penn Oil co., were announced thursday night by South Penn president George j. Hank or. Hanks who said Bradford and Allegany District Oil will he lowered 25 cents to $3.75 a barrel attributed the weakened Market to a Sharp differential Between Supply and demand. Here is the new schedule of prices effective last Friday for the various grades of Pennsylvania crude purchased by the seep Agency. As announced by or. Hanks Allegany dist Oil in Brad. Ford transit co.$3.75 Bradford dist Oil in Bradford transit co .3.75 Bradford dist Oil in National transit co.3 75 Bradford dist. Oil Tlona Shef Field in National transit co.375 Penna Grade Oil in South West a p l. 3 29 Penna Grade Oil in Eureka pipe line co.3 23 Buckeye Penna Oil in Buckeye pipe line co.3.23 throughout the vast Pennsylvania Beld the Price reduction Range from 25 to 32 cents. Or. Ranks pointed out that no change was announced for Corning crude Oil. Which is not classified As Pennsylvania Ora i. Nor was any announcement made for Zanesville Grade which the seep Agency does not Purchase. The Price reduction for the various grades produced North of Butler a. Is 25 cents per barrel. The decrease for grades South of that in int is 31 cents for South West Pennsylvania and 32 cents for Eureka and Buckeye grades produced in West Virginia and Ohio respectively. It was three months to the Day since the props were pulled out from underneath the Lush $6 of Market which Oil producers enjoyed for More than a year. On dec. La 1948, the Price dropped to $4 50 and then on Jan 21 of this year another 50-cent, drop brought the local Market Down to $4 of. Steadily mounting Oil stocks had rapidly passed the demand for refined products. In commenting on seeps reasons for the most recent reduction. Or. Hanks said a the continuance of producers runs at an amount considerably continued on Page four . Utu. Nominate officers Friday night members of Smethport Lodge i. O. O. F. Are urged to be present for the nomination of officers at the meeting Friday evening. March 18. Election will be held on the 25th. Smethport jew will meet tuesday nil lit w a. Ross presiding of the would be reached and that there was a Good possibility that the amount would be Over subscribed several team captains had not yet made final reports and Complete figures would not be available for several Days. A Complete report should be available for the next Issue of your local paper. The line cooperation of All drive workers and the generous support of the Public have made possible till successful drive. Butler Johnson buys Home on Union Street Charles Johnson of Buffalo a former resident of Smethport has purchased the Lindsley profi erty on Union by from Martin Carlson and expects to move Back to Smethport i Smet Hjort High school at 8 o clock item of by inc will be the election of officers planning a Mem i her hip Campaign selection of pro j act and planning for the year. To j Tion pictures will be shown members Are urged to attend this i very important meeting. Slippery Road conditions were Smethport Parent teacher Assoria with his family blamed for the mishap which caution. Announces a meeting for tues de estimated damage of $300 j Day evening. March 22 in Hie High the truck was said to to owned school auditorium. By the North Penn Gas company by pvt. Hartley Johnson of the Kane sub station state police who investigated. The program w ill consist of music by students and a debate by the school debating team under the direction of miss Rose Napolitan. Or Johnson will make extensive repairs on the House. He plans to help his father j. Alfred Johnson Well known local building contractor and owner of the Johnson hardware. In managing his extensive businesses. Smi i i or i i Kim a it Dill i of Rai is the Forrest h Nourse electrical a plumbing co. Of Smethport has been awarded the following Clee to it Al contracts All electrical work on the new Hospital building at Polk state school Polk a. All electrical work rewiring Plant 3 of the Speer Cai Bon co., St marys a Down town com ois cd i of Wil l i l l tuesday a special meeting has i teen called for the Down town Loaches club to be held tuesday evening March 22. At 8 of clock meeting to be held in the Hose House. Arrange to attend this meeting As important matters will come up for attention. Benefit play for school patrol boys Valley school scene of entertainment a Western comedy play entitled Henry Small order will be presented at 8 o clock Friday evening. March 18. At the banners Valley school for the Benefit of the banners Valley school boy patrol trip to Washington. The cast of characters for the play Are As follows a a Henry a Henry stocking. A a abet a Jack Chapman. A a Jim Charles Swatsler a Becky a Charlotte Hibbard. A mrs. Tucker Quot a Florence Ludwig. Music for the evening will be furnished by the Hill Billy band Corn i Vised of Darel and Ray Raught Clee Dolly and Charles Partchey and by the Litte German band whose members Are Bruce Padolf director Fred Young Dick John son Bill Weisenfluh. Curt Shaw Jack Morrison George Rook Bill Wagner John Jacobson Bob Morrison manager. Ralph Brace chosen for state chorus Ralph Brace 2nd Bass who participated in the District chorus festival held recently at Centre Hall pa., has been chosen to represent Smethport High school at the state chorus which will be held at Pottsville pa., March 31, april i and 2,

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