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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 26, 1970, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858mckean county democrats Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic newspaper Quot published in the county seat of Mckean county a volume no. 112 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday March 26, 1970 terms�?$4.0t per year single copy�?10c no. 13 four youths held for court action four Young men All charged with Possession and Sale of dangerous drugs monday after noon were bound Over to the next session of Mckean county criminal court scheduled for the second week of june. Appearing before District magistrate Carroll h. Clayton in Bradford were Institute head talks at Eldred rotary meeting prof. Minas ensanian director of the Physicochemical Institute at Barden Brook was the speaker at monday evenings dinner meeting of the Eldred rotary club. Justin Walch program chairman introduced prof. Ensanian whose topic was the scientific and Industrial pot Tennial of space exploration. He said that the United states space program has very extensive plans on establishing orbiting space factories. By 1985, he said it will Cost about Douglas Earl Lattin 18, of 30 Avenue b., Gary Lynn Franklin 23, of Holley hotel William Jay Perry 20 of 153 main St., and Carl Ferro 21, of 132 Barbour St. In similar action in Smethport District magistrate Edward m. Rosenwine bound Over to criminal court Jerom lamborn 22, of 6 Bank St., Smethport. Lamborn is charged with Sale and Possession of dangerous drugs. Perry was charged at the monday hearings with Possession of dangerous drugs and also with corrupting the morals of a minor. On the advice of the Mckean county District attorney there has been no reduction in bail in any Case. Presently free on $5,000 bail Are William James Mcewen 18, also known As William Chi do of Holley hotel Charles Lamonte Brieant Iii 19, of Emery Hall Gregory Scott Witchen 22 of 18 Thompson ave., and Richard Boro Wiak 20 of Emery Hall. All were picked up by state police in a comprehensive weekend sweep a week ago. Alleged drugs also taken during five dollars to Send one Pound Rai its being Analysed by of weight into space which will state narc tic agents make the utilization of space Coudersport girl held on drug count Larae Ayers 17, of 7 w. 5th St., Coudersport was arrested thursday by state police investigator Aloysius k. Drapcho for violation of the drug device and cosmetic act Possession of marijuana. She allegedly purchased the drug in Olean and transported it to Coudersport on december 28, 1969. Miss Ayers was taken for preliminary arraignment before District Justice de Easton where she waived a preliminary hearing and posted $4,000 property Bond. She will appear for next Quarter session of Potter county court. From an Industrial Outlook practical. Prof. Ensanian added that the two things that make space intriguing to the Industrial Community is weightlessness and vacuum. He added that if valuable resources Are on the Moon that source of Mineral wealth will be important to the world. Guests attending the meeting were Richard veeder of Olean and the Rev. James Allen of port Allegany. Charles Frame will have charge of next weeks program. The ladies of the first Church of god served the dinner. 62 Register to vote at Bradford at Friday nights special registration session for the primary bijection held at Bradford Post office 37 republicans and 24 democrats were enrolled As was one non partisan. In addition officials said five republicans switched to the democratic Side and two democrats became republicans. Twenty three people filed change of address cards. The next special registration session will be Between 4 and 8 . Tuesday at the it. Jewett Borough building. Gop group to name Choice for judgeship Abram f. Austin Robert f. Shillinger Norbert a. Black Edward s. Haight five retired Pennzoil employees honoured at dinner a dinner wednesday evening j Chloey Oliver and they Are the j Ford sportsman a club. Of last week at the Rew fire Hall honoured five Veteran Pennzoil employees who have recently retired. A gift was presented to each Retiree by their Foreman and f. M. Speedy Bradford Field Foreman was master of ceremonies. About too attended. The retirees Are ing As a pumper roustabout for parents of one son and Onee Hanson. Or. Haight is daughter. Or. Austin is a past Norbert a. Black Derrick marry eco to the former Freda member of the Moose Lodge cry. Retires effective May i Exley and they Are the parents 124. Aller serving Lour years Ana two 0f three sons and one daughter. P it p chitin oar in foe Tor to s e is presently working or. And mrs. Haight Are Mem Robert f. Sidlinger 44faster Jas a pumper stationary Engineer is o the first United meth. A co in 7atp Ela i a a Earea Odist Church of Bradford. After serving 36 years and 8 for r g Mcelhattan Foreman. Months with Pennzoil United. At the time of retirement he was Abram f. Austin 94 Pear St., working As a pumper roustabout or. Black is married to the Glenn w. Wolfe Kane retires former Helen Leaster and they effective May i after serving Are the parents of two Daugh 35 years and 9 months with retired effective March i after in the Foster Brook area footers. Or. And mrs. Black Are Pennzoil United inc. He is pre serving 44 years and four months with Pennzoil United inc. At the time of retirement he was working As a machinist a a by for c. A. Mccracken Foreman in the Bradford shop. Or. Austin is married to the former or. Speedy. Or. Shillinger is members of the Asbury method married to the former Helen Church in Bradford Pytcher and they Are the parents of one son and one daughter. Or. Shillinger is a member of the knights of Columbus a Bradford Council and the Brad 1970 census for county rest of nation starts wednesday april 1st april 1st is the Date for All at Home do not mail them Backi about you or your family or commissioner Dies Patrick Dillman 69, who resigned recently As a Clearfield county commissioner died at Clearfield Hospital last week. He suffered a heart attack in i night May 31. Official an his office on feb. 19. I noun Amant from dept. Of i motor vehicles is expected Send in your news items later this week. Practice sessions Start practice sessions for the Well known Kane drum and Bugle corps got underway last week. Tags extended the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania plans to extend the deadline for 1969 motor vehicle registrations 60 Days beyond the Normal March 31 deadline. The Extension was made necessary because of the delay by the Assembly in passing a fee increase. Applications for the License tag stickers could not be mailed until the fee was formally set. The Extension Means that 1969 plates which should expire at Midnight on March 31 will now be valid until mid Gas tax allocations revealed by the state Harrisburg figures rela j 1972 a five to the allocation of gasoline \ $13 034.25 tax Money to All the subdivisions in Mckean county were thursday released by assemblyman Victor j. Westerberg r of Kane. Or. Westerberg said the 1970 Money allocations would be sent to the 22 political subdivisions in the county in april. He announced that the 1971 allocation will be about la per cent higher than the 1970 allocation and explained there will Only be three months of the one cent gasoline tax collected for the 1971 allocation. The 1972 allocation will carry the full 12 months he added. The reason for this added allocation to the local subdivisions will share 50 per cent of the added one per cent gasoline tax said or. Westerberg. Fifteen townships in Mckean county will receive allocations for 1970 and 1972 As follows Annin $12,634.30 1972 a $18,591.75 Bradford $22,969.72 1972 a $37,280.05 Ceres $11,477.89 1972 a $17,164.14 Corydon $6,455.41 $7,807.27 Eldred 1972 a $20,222.20 Foster $23,843.12 1972 $38,697.56 Hamilton $5,096.33 1972 $8,005.70 Hamlin $6,710.94 1972 a $10,603.21 Keating $23,612.12 1972 a $36,-884.48 Lafayette $7,695.90 1972 a $11,811.91 Liberty $21,411.79 1972 $32,027.94 Norwich $6,-825.50 1972 $10,418.53 Otto $10,401.99 1972 a $16,882.51 sergeant 3,263.34 1972 a 4,933-.21, and Wetmore $12,469.86 1972 a $19,625.00 Bradford City and the six boroughs in Mckean will share in the gasoline tax allocations for 1970 and 1972 in the following amounts Bradford City $40,631.53 1972 $65,945.29 Eldred Bor Ough $3,504.82 1972 a $5,688.35 Kane Borough $16,979.05 1972 a $27,557.15 Lewis run Borough $2,460.40 1972 $3,993.23 it. Jewett Borough $4,128.30 1972 a $6,700.27 port Allegany Borough $8,906.29 1072 a $14,454.97, and Smethport Bor Ough $7,664.62 1972 a $12,439.76. T american citizens to stand up and be counted. Or you can sit Down if you like. It makes no difference to the Bureau of the census of the . Department of Commerce a just As Long As they get you on their enumeration sheets. The census is a Federal happening every to years and is a constitutional requirement. The first census was taken in 1790, but the program has expanded considerably since that first simple a actual enumeration of the today the Bureau of the census is counting not Only noses but houses income brackets and other bits of information that Are needed by the government to plan things for the next to years at which time they will Start counting again. In Bradford the District office is located at 50 main St. And is being run by Herbert c. Larson and his staff of office workers. Or. Larson is in charge of the head House income count in to counties. Soon now says or. Larson every residential address in the District will receive in the mail a copy of the census questionnaire. These forms Are to be filled out a and kept in a Safe place in to the census office until the that your neighbourhood numer enumerator comes to the House Ator whom you May personally no know will get his hands on your when the enumerator rings p the Doorbell he or she will ask to see the form. The enumerator will then Check the form for correctness and if any discrepancies Are noted will Correct them then and there. Can to move Mobil Home without permit act no. 158, approved in the state legislature makes it unlawful for any person to remove his Mobil Home or House trailer from the taxing District without first having obtained a removal permit from the local tax collector within that particular Borough or township according to word from the county commissioners. The local tax collectors in which the Mobil Home or House trailer is located will Issue a removal permit upon application for a fee of two dollars and All taxes levied and assessed on the Mobile Home or House trailer to be moved Are paid. A any person who moves a Mobil Home or House trailer from any township or Borough without first having obtained a removal permit issued under this act shall upon summary conviction thereof be sentenced to a Fine of one Hundred dollars $100.00 and costs of prosecution or undergo imprisonment for not More than thirty Days 30 or that s All there will be to the 1970 census for most residents. Or. Larson says that 20 per cent of the households will be asked to Complete additional forms that give More detailed information on the Basic questions that Are asked in the forms that will be mailed to households in the area. He said this additional information will provide statistics on units As Small neighbourhood. The data collected in the census will be used by the Federal state and local governments and will also be available to private business research organizations educators and the general Public. The fear that a the government will find out something winners listed in legion High essay contest Victor l. Lantz of it. Jewett chairman for the 23rd, 27th and 28th american legion districts tuesday announced the winners of the 1969-70 american legion High school essay contest. Subject for the contest was a Susa a Unity and service for local area winning pupils included Mary Kuhn Cameron county High school Emporium the Mckean Cameron by county Winner who placed second in the inter District contest. Also a Winner was Carol Graebner Johnsonburg area High school the Elk county and 28th District Winner who placed third in the inter District Competition. Use classified ads Elk officials reject Airport unit proposal Elk county commissioners last week rejected a proposal of Bradford regional Airport authority which had requested that Elk county join Mckean and Warren counties to finance the deficiency caused by Cameron county a partial withdrawal from Airport support. The Elk county officials agreed to stay with their original 23 per cent rate of contribution but refused to assume any responsibility toward the payment of the approximate $2,700 deficiency v gently working As a pumper for j. C. Woodle Foreman. Or. A a a _. M Wolfe is married to the former Edward s. Haight 27 drove Helen car son an j they Are the Avenue retires effective May j i after serving 27 years and parents of one son and two 3 months. He is presently work-1 daughters. A Quot a v a. Youth arrested on Ltd charge Kane a a new teen age youth was apprehended by Kane based state police and charged with the Possession and Sale of Ltd. Edward Keo 19, of 1121 Salem ave., Burlington n.j., was apprehended by troopers at approximately t 20 . Tuesday on route 219 in Lafayette twp. And appeared before District magistrate Carroll h. Clayton of Bradford and was remanded to Mckean county jail in lieu of $3,000 bail. Keo was picked up on a warrant issued by trooper Frank Muto of the Punxsutawney based state police. Lectures slated at Hospital to instruct nurses ten weekly lectures beginning april 2 will be Given at Bradford Hospital to instruct nurses in the nursing care of patients with myocardial infarction or coronary occlusion. They Are scheduled for consecutive thursday afternoons from i to 2 30 . Lecturers will be or. George a. Still or. Robert e. White and or. Anita Herbert All members of the Hospital medical staff. According to mrs. Dorothy Ekas director of nurses there is no fee required to attend but interested registered professional nurses should Contact her in Advance. The Mckean county Republican committee met last night to select the Man they would like to have gov. Raymond p. Shafer appoint As the next county judge. Murray r. Garber Bradford attorney and District attorney William f. Potter of letters mailed to tips. On zoning plans letters have been mailed from however the Republican the Mckean county planning chairman emphasized the gop commission office in Smethport committee is not bound by me to All boards of township super car association s recommend visors in the county with regard jts nor is the governor bound to proposed county zoning or by the committee s selection. Smethport were the two names submitted to the gop committee tuesday by the Mckean county bar association gop county chairman Merle Dickinson said. Or. Dickinson noted that the full list of possible judge nominees which the bar association had considered was not Given to his group but Only the names of the two who had polled the most votes a or. Garber and or. Potter. He noted that or. Garber had received about twice As Many votes As or. Potter from the approximately 35 members of the bar association. Personal information is founded says or. Larson. The information supplied to the census enumerator cannot be Given to any other government Agency except the Bureau of the census. It cannot be Given to local officials tax collectors police nor to health welfare or school officials nor to any one else. By Law. Severe penalties await any census employees who violate their oath of secrecy. What is put on the census form is confidential. On the other hand people Are required by Law to answer every question to the very Best of their ability. An incomplete As a City Block or a or inaccurate census is of no use to any governmental Agency or. Larson says. Representation in the House is based on population figures in any Given area. These figures come from the census. The census Bureau has chosen the following slogan for its 1970 enumeration a we can to know where we re going if we done to know where we and the Only Way they can determine a where we Are is by counting noses or. Larson says. Finance. The letters Over the signature of William p. Wilson executive director of the North Penn planning commission suggests the supervisors examine the township proposed zoning map that is enclosed with the thought that they Are requested to either support the proposed county zoning ordinance or to begin preparation of their own. Each letter offers the advice and assistance of the planning commission to the boards of supervisors should they elect to prepare their own zoning ordinance. Also suggested is the possibility of a member of the planning commission meeting with the supervisor boards to further discuss the zoning matter. Quot As a result of our meeting with you we Hope you will see fit to inform the Mckean county commissioners whether they should proceed to adopt this ordinance or whether you prefer to prepare and adopt your own comprehensive plan or. Dickinson said that the exact time of the meeting had not been set tuesday evening because of conflicting meetings scheduled for tonight but that he would Contact committee members this morning and set a time and place. The Mckean county judgeship will become vacant about mid april when judge Glenn e. Mencer is sworn in As a member of the newly formed Commonwealth court of Pennsylvania. Judge Mencer was named last week by gov. Shaler to be one of seven judges on the new state appellate Bench. The Mckean county Republican committee is composed of besides or. Dickinson Louise i. Mix of Bradford vice chairman county commissioner Raymond Curtis of Eldred Secretary Bernard Lignian of Foster twp., treasurer Kane mayor Edgar a a Jesse James Howard Baker of port Allegany or. Hugh j. Ryan of Bradford and Jack Yeltz of Bradford. Westerberg Bill your own Rompre pensive Nan a a and zoning ordinance a the let of of a i 110186 tors said. # now in Senate North Penn Gas is seeking 3.78% surcharge raise port Allegany the Harrisburg a legislation sponsored by Mckean county rep. Victor j. Westerberg of Kane which would prohibit a a disorderly practices on a Highway with a specified vehicle having passed the House of representatives in a vote of 189 to North Penn Gas co. Tuesday four is now in the Senate announced it has filed a supple awaiting action by that body on ment to its existing tariffs with the legislation. Ing system on registration cards and License plate stickers for 1970. Unfortunately for the confused Public the department failed to change the information on the return envelope. Aaa says forget it. There Are no numbers. Done to notify anyone. The Pennsylvania Public Utility commission As a result of the new and increased Utility taxes recently enacted by the state legislature. The measure specifies that no person would be permitted to operate a a vehicle motor vehicle or tractor upon the Tariff supplement pro a Public Highway in a manner to ignore message about sticker on Auto tags Harrisburg thousands of motorists across the state Are thoroughly confused by the Auto registration renewal form each is receiving in the mail according to the Pennsylvania aaa federation. The cause of the car owners dilemma is the instruction printed on the department of revenues envelope which states a if sticker number does not agree with the number on registration card notify this department at when the Motorist tries to find the number on the registration card and sticker for his License plate he discovers there is none at All. The aaa is advising All motorists to ignore the problem. There is nothing wrong with the card or sticker. The department of Revenue when converting to data processing de Tisera has been sold by or. And cited to eliminate the number mrs. Chester p. Bailey pub seven gop 26 dents sign up in it Jewett it. Jewett a registrars from the county registration office at the Borough building Here tuesday reported a total of seven republicans and 26 democrats registered and that five republicans switched party ties and that one former non partisan elector registered As a Democrat. There were also five changes of address it was reported. The final visit of the registrars will be made to Kane from i to 8 . On thursday at the chamber of Commerce room on Greeves St. Vides for a 3.78 per cent surcharge on customers Bills to become effective on Friday and will Only partially reimburse i North Penn for the new and cause a excessive or avoidable included in this prohibition would be operation of the vehicle in turning Corners at an increased state Utility taxes and excessive Speed or in starting add nothing to net income said a standing position at an a company spokesman. 1 it was announced that the 25 Mill increase on the Gross receipts tax the new 36-Mill property tax the 4v4 per cent increase in the corporate net income tax and the i Mill increase in the capital Stock and franchise tax will result in approximately $300,000 in additional taxes paid by the com newspaper sold the 97-year-old weekly newspaper the a Mansfield Adver excessive engine Speed causing tires to squeal resulting in a a disturbance of the the legislation would also make it unlawful for any person to operate a vehicle in a manner to a capriciously Block Access to or egress from a Highway or private property.�?�, conviction of violating pro general residential customers a old will approximately $6 34 in a More a year the company said. Re ult in ,. J a not More than $50 and costs of prosecution. A sentence of in Bradford hotel is pcs Ozment for not More than i i the z n 10 Fey would be imposed in fined by flub Case of default of payment of o a j the Fine and costs. Harrisburg a a Bradford establishment was among those involved in fines for violations by the Pennsylvania liquor no mustaches the Union City school Board control Board according to an has upheld the principal of the Ushers to the Tioga printing Carp of Wellsboro. Freed on Bond Ridgway two Pittsburgh men accused of the feb. 28 burglary of the state liquor store Here have been released under $20,000 Bond each. Announcement tuesday. The state Agency said that in Mckean county a $100 Fine was imposed against James j. And Aniello j. Pascarella hotel Bradford 211-213 main St., Bradford. The penalty was for sales on credit. Liquor dispensers Harrisburg the states hotels and motels were Given the go ahead thursday to install liquor dispensers in rooms provided they have a liquor License. High school there in ruling that students will be expelled if they Wear mustaches. Offices closing the county commissioners tuesday announced the county court House will be closed on Good Friday. The court House will be open for Normal business hours on easter monday

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