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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 31, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Deri Iju All the news of your county seat Democrat of ump 7 t e8tabl1rhed 1171 Sivit Iii him Ivy Tiu Rosay Maio la Iii Idi termr>f3.50 pkg yearn. 12 school bands to present concert on april 19th musical will Climax drive for funds to Liny uniforms on tuesday evening april 19th, t 8 of clock in the High school Tidi orium. Tie Smethport and Keating school bands will present their an Mal concert the fit part of the it program will be devoted to the eating band and the second half Cill be presented by the High school ionization. This concert will be the Climax of i big drive for funds. Both of these j ionization need uniforms the i his onion i badly in need of ten regulation uniforms to replace one which a destroyed nip years ago. And eight others j u i ii a Tom Iti ii tor the present. Member the uniform equipment l ii. Ain a it a Poi feet condition therefore tile logical thing to do a far As the senior organization is earned in to add the number of uniforms needed to the present i k r Ather i Hon a Eulaee t hem with a Complete new it these uni i form. Were purchased during the Quot ii Mai of 1941 id flip band would be perfectly within their rights to expect a new set at this time but because they have received such excellent care and Are at this time the Best looking uniforms in the county the members feel that no improvement could be made upon their appearance by any change in style or color. Tile approximate cost1 of these ten uniforms will be $50.00 each and tile total of $500 would at first seem quite impressive until compared to a total of $3,000 which s would be the Cost of a Complete new set the director and members will sincerely appreciate any support which Smethport and Vicinity residents can give them on this project. A Charles Partchey director of the two bands states that As far As the Keating band is concerned a com Pletsc new set of uniforms must be Don b. Gallup. 79, of Golem Roc died monday funeral services today for son of Pioneer residents Leon Burdette Gallup 79-Vear-old resident of Colegrove. Died at i his Home monday afternoon at i 45 of clock following an illness of Sev-1 eral years duration. Or. Gallup son of the late Orson i and Alvira Burdick Gallup Pioneer j residents of this Section born in Colegrove on november 8, 1869 and United in marriage to the j late Anna Mattison in Cambridge Springs on August 25, 1893. Mrs. Gallup died on september 9. 1939 or Gallup a retired drilling contractor. Actively conducted a farm in Colegrove until shortly before his death. Survivors include one son. Donald Gallup. Smethport five daughters mrs. C. W Shattuck. Smethport mrs Lillian March Bradford mrs Lawrence Bordinger Williamsport and the misses Pauline and Pris Cella Gallup at Home a brother c. R. Gallup. Chester a. On sister mrs. George Bowen. Randolph. N y. 16 grandchildren., anti eight ,-1 i. A prayer service will be held at the Home this thursday afternoon at 130 p. In. Followed by funeral services at the Colegrove Union Church at 2 of clock the Rev. Earl Burdick of Niagara Falls. N. A a a will officiate. Interment will be in the Norwich cemetery. Postmasters held a j i a in a a or provided it is planned to Purchase jfpptli1<r 111 Kcal Fly a Good Quality Cape and Cap for a this organization members to furnish their own trousers. These uniforms will Cost approximately $21.00 each a g it 1 Quality Cape. Properly stored and cared for will last several times longer than a military style uniform. These Are easily fitted to either boy or girl and the matter of proper size is not so essential As in tile military Type. If this drive for funds meets expectations of those now organizing tile drive the Keating band will be Able to Wear their uniforms for the first time on me no mail Day. Realization of these plans however will necessitate the sincere interest and Effort on the part of everyone interested in the school bands and their future. As in the Case of tile High school organization the Keating band is composed of Keating and Smethport students. Coaches club plans Cage dinner High school team will re honoured plan for convention in july at Bradford postmaster p j. Denman of Bradford and Gerald Rickerson of Warren regional director of the postmasters association of Pennsylvania were the principal speakers at a dinner meeting of the postmasters association of Mckean county held in Kane last thursday night. Plans for the state association convention to be held in Bradford on july 7, 8 and 9 were formulated at the business meeting following a 6 30 of clock dinner. Postmaster c. Of Remelsberger of Duke Center president of the county group presided at the meeting which also attended by postmasters John g. O Connor Kane Jackie Hines it. Jewett mrs. M. C. Teater port Allegany Faye Slavin Eldred Frances Bailey. Betula mrs. Kindland West line Mary Fay East Smethport Norma Pettenati. Crosby and Marie Suain. Hazelhurst. At a meeting of the downtown coaches club held wednesday evening of last week members voted to entertain members of the Smethport High school basketball squad at a banquet to be staged in the near future. Approximately 20 members attended the meeting held in the Hose House. Or. F. E. Guenter president of a he club appointed a six Man committee to arrange details for the a Natl the Committer were Johni perv Ising principal Orci i 1 Versoi i i i d Yonkers c. L. Burt. A. Pie Multi i. La Israel Starsky. Two marriage licenses issued in past week two marriage licenses were issued from the Register of wills office in the court within the past week. Licenses were issued to Elvin Harper Graham and Clare Sarah Borden. Both of Olean and Charles Francis Palmer and Laura m. Palmer both of Bradford Kane firm buys disposal service w. R. Hall and sons operating in town Halls disposal service operated by w. R Hall and sons of Kane former residents of Smethport have purchased the disposal business formerly owned by Wayne Rees and will continue the services with the expectation of adding a modern disposal truck body in the near future. Larry Hall will lie in charge of the operations in Smethport Hazelhurst and it. Jewett. Or Hall has been operating a pm posit re tar in Kane for the past six Yonis Ann n reception received i Smethport Hazel and it. Jewel in been ver it Gratifying. The new Peru tors look Forward to rendering a very ism it service to residents of Smet Bixian in. Area. Daughter born a daughter born wednesday March 23, at Kane Community Hospital to or. And mrs. Kenneth Mayo of Kane. Funeral services for Seoul Walker were held monday ii former prominent resident of Smethport died Iii Minneapolis j. Scott Walker. 71, former Well known resident of Smethport died unexpectedly at the Northwestern Hospital minnea pops miss. Friday morning at 2 of clock his death attributed to an attack of coronary thrombosis. A Scott Quot Walker As he generally known born at new Castle. Aon oct. 28. 1877. The son of John and Mary Walker who for Many years were residents of Smethport until their death about to years ago. A brother. Edward and a sister. Gertrude w. Garlock died a few years ago. Or. Walker came to Smethport in 1898 As a bookkeeper with the Camp Glass co., of which his Uncle the late Thomas Camp an Active owner. An astute business Man Quot Scott Quot Walker advanced from time to time to More important positions. He Secretary and sales manager for Many years with the Camp interests who controlled other window Glass factories in Shinglehouse. A. It. Vernon. Ohio and Huntington. W a in june. 1904. I. Walker married to Rena Gertrude Gallup daughter of the late Harriet Gallup and the late William d Gallup in 1919 or. And mrs. Walker went to Bradford with the organization of the interstate window Glas company a Scott Quot a the general sales agent j to 1920 or. Walker became executive Secretary of the. Bradford crude Oil association i later went to Pittsburgh where he became associated with the Pittsburgh plat Glass cd. Until 1930 w Hen he joined j with the Rolland and four co Glass company with Headquarters in Pittsburgh. Later he transferred to Chicago where he and his wife had made their picnic for the past la years. About january i 1949 reorganizations of certain window Glass companies were made and or Walker promoted to sales manager of Blackford window Glass co., with offices at 220 South state St., Chicago. It while on a business trip last thursday that he stricken while on a train his wife at his bedside. Or. Walker widely known in connection with the window Glass Industry. He held memberships in the Mckean Lodge 388. Free and accepted continued on Page four Elk lick Council conference apr. 3 will plan year s scouting activities tile third annual planning con Ference for the Elk lick Council. Boy scouts of America has been set for sunday april 3rd, at 2 p. In. At the Penn Kane hotel in Kane every Scouter and his wife Are cordially invited to attend this coherence. This is the time when activities and the Calendar for the year Are planned for the next 12 months for All scouts and scout troops in Mckean Potter and Cameron counties. All of the Council operating committees meet with the Leader institutional representatives. Committees. All sitting in and making their suggestions As to what they would like done in All phases of scouting. There is always a program from two to five planned for tile ladies. This has proved to be a very popular event in the past two years and Tho committee in charge Hopes to have a Large crowd attending this year. The menu for the dinner at 6 30 . Will be a smorgasbord at $1.50 let or plate. Reservations should be made As Oson As possible with the District chairman or Call Hie scout of fire at Bradford 6715. No reservations after Friday. Smethport senior class officers t Bradford amp a photo the senior class at Smethport High school has elected the following officers for the ensuing year from left seated Rudy Kohn president Donovan treasurer standing Dorothy Jean Hauck secret a Charles Faes it a vice we Ideal a amp Ubri gym la Bankers a finn for Mer i in Bradford committees named at meeting held in Alt. Jewett prof James l. Hayes of St. Bon i adventure College told Mckean Conn j to Bankers meeting to quarterly sea j j Sion in it Jewett wednesday evening of last week that the United j states can look Forward to 20 years of moderately Good times the speaker introduced by a e quirk of Smethport noted however that the Prosperity that has been enjoyed during the past decade j abnormal committees for the 53rd annual j dinner meeting of group seven Pennsylvania state Bankers Asse j elation to be held at the Penn Hills j club in Bradford on May 7. Were appointed by w. L Branch. Brad i Ford president of the Mckean county Bankers association who will Plav Host to the May convention committees named were dinner h w Loveland. Bradford chairman and o Albert Johnson Smethport j Vic chairman publicity. Harold r. Sloan. Bradford entertainment. Arthur j. Haggerty Bradford Golf Hamlin d Redfield. Eldred chairman. And s. J. Brill Bradford Joseph p Willson. E. It Potter and e j. Con Well Smethport decoration. Howard Geckler Bradford and reception w f grow and tx1 Library memorial fund marked its 16th year funeral services held monday tor ii mrs. A. Peterson prominent resident if f Ole Grove died Friday morning largely attended funeral services were held monday afternoon at 2 of clock in the Colegrove Union i Church for mrs. Alma Peterson Well known and highly esteemed resident of that place for Over a half Century who died at tier Home Friday morning at five o clock a prayer service at the Home preceded the service at the Church and were conducted by the Rev. Kenneth a Berlin pastor of the evangelical Mission Church of Smethport interment in tile Norwich township cemetery with Bert Herzog Carl Benson c it Peterson John 185 gifts during year Honor to different persons by miss Carrie a Day March 25th marked the close of the sixteenth year of the Library memorial fund started in 1933 by a gift from mrs. Seth Dugel in memory of or Robert Hamilton. Dunn i the year gifts have been made honouring to different persons. There have been 485 gifts. I ranging in size from one Dollar to ten except for two one of these 174 36 Given by the faculty and pupils of the Borough schools in memory of h. W. Cummings and i the other $30 00 Given by the class of 1930 in memory of Daisy knowl a ton Daniels one of their members who died Jan. 22, 1948 by a decision of the faculty the Money Given in j memory of or Cummings used to Purchase three pictures to dec orate the main Hall. Gifts totalled $1,201 56, Over half i of which came in during the last three months. Mckean Elk baseball league reorganized. L. Hurl reelected president of league comprising 8 teams c. L. Burt of Smethport renamed president of tile Mckean Elk baseball league at a organizational meeting held Iii the Norwich Grange Hall in Crosby Friday evening. F. Langianese of Lewis run chosen vice president and Lloyd Mulvihill Crosby Secretary treasurer. Tile league will function again with the same eight teams that participated last year it stated by or. Mulvihill who Heads a committee that delegated to devise a 22-game schedule for tile 1949 season. At the end of the coming season a trophy will be awarded to the circuit Winner by Russell Weston of it. Jewett As the result of action taken by the 35 representatives present at Friday nights meeting. The league roster lists teams from Rew. Crosby. Smethport Kane Lewis run it. Jewett Wilcox and James City. Following the business meeting a committee from the arc by team i Smith mrs. Harvey composed of Ai tier t Bond Fred Ros a or. Robert Perry. Is. And Wayne Johnson served re-1 re aliments to the team delegates y Book c by county legion to Send boy to summer Camp 89,500 goal Sci by Lancer society Chest Agency Here Hamlin d. Redfield is chairman of Smethport Campaign the goal for Mckean county in the drive of the american cancer society has been set at $9,500 for flus year according to an announcement from Arthur c. Simmons general Campaign chairman of the Mckean county unit. Tile drive starts april i. Tile american cancer society is one of the beneficiaries of the Smethport Community Chest and according to Chest figure $600 00 a been allocated to the society. Last year the society received $250 of the Chest funds. Hamlin d Redfield is chairman of the society a drive in Smethport. Other chairmen of the drive in Mckean county Are Frederick Loop. Eldred Wilson Cummings Kane David Pytcher keying twp. Mrs. Cyril Eviller Lewis run mrs l. B Connelly Ludlow mrs. Russell Anderson. It. Jewett mrs. Paul Duke. Otto twp. Mrs. S. S. Cray mrs. Frank Butler port Allegany. Bradford left ter r Edwards. Geo Ras Zinkann William ii Shirey and Albin Swanson acting a pallbearers. I when one considers that this Alma Kristina Tenglund born fund is the Quot it a source a it Monty at latin div Skara Borgstam. Vast or a he a Holch in Quot a Quot it tuft Book Bot land. Burdon May 27. 18711 and and it a lab dlr it 538 he Ramr to Tho United Stair in Quot it a a a 11 is the a Verv 1887 Bop wa., Mart re to or or pro no a cd Quot ded borrowers Are a a Quot Quot Twe i. In oof anxious to have Access to the latest Roy Erik son. Bradford l h son not plan. N v. On july 29 ihh9. A. It hour. Kane. Leorae l. Douglas. Or Peterson passed away j ��5.\5? from pre school children to widely read adults. Not Only fiction but ter in sign. A i and Hlf tory biography science poetry Pauline Peterson All of Colegrove a Rrt and a Ciuffi Arft m own on aint. Axe Gunnar and great demand. Then the required a of Colegrove a1br,m Reading for pupils makes a heavy an. Ernest. Port Allegany her it a j Foj Nian j upon the Library a resources St Smethport three Brothers it. Jewett and Franklin 8. Cook j 2, 1946 and Robert e. Johnson port Aile she is Gany group seven of the state Bankers association includes about 75 Banks in nine Pennsylvania counties cd Albert Johnson of Smethport is a member of the group executive committee. Present at the meeting which held in roof Hall were representatives of the of Jewett National rank Hamlin Bank and Trust company and the Smethport National Bank. Smethport Kane Bank and Trust company first National Bank of port Allegany first National Bank of Eldred and the pro survived by three Haugh three Sisters la grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Out of town relatives and friends attending the funeral were mrs Leander Johnson. Jamestown. N y or and i Arthur Tenglund Clinton. N c. Or and mrs Joe plow right and daughters and mrs. Richard Peterson Russell Albin Teng Lund. Mrs. Norman Carl on. Mrs duress Bank and Trust company i Henry Bender Oscar Johnson or Bradford National Bank and the citizens National Bank All of Bradford. There were approximately 60 persons in attendance Bradlon flub Host to rotarians Dai ii i it Bohn a daughter. Patricia milk born Friday to or. And mrs Jan it Mcmahon of Bellefonte. I. Mcmahon la a tonner resident of Smethport. Mis Mcmahon is the former miss Paul Reddy of Olean members of the Mckean Cainer on by county american l Region decided last thursday night at their meeting of the legion club to Send a boy from Mckean county to the boys state the american legion Camp at Indiantown Gap this summer. It announced that it. Jewett Winner of the by county tournament in basketball will receive a cup sometime next month. Lloyd Mulvihill director of the athletic a striation of the by county committee will present the cup. My Jewett the Winner Over seven other legion teams Iii the a county arca. Schoo Hwd we i i i part in it it on u so the Smethport school senior band will take part in the Pennsylvania forensic and music league to be held in Clarion Friday. They will Conix the with other hand in a a c schools. Saki n i i of a son or. And mrs. Claude a. A a a parents of a son born monday Mai 28, at Kane Community Hospital local members attend session held monday Bradford rotary club Host to an inter City meeting of rotary clubs of Northwestern Pennsylvania and southwestern new York state held at the Emery hotel in Bradford monday evening. One Hundred and forty members attended among c. Blai Dell. Frederick Clark. Rose them were William Vav Barnum e. Kreinson Gerald Bird. Or Caleb Charles Tunbridge and Charles w. Henline and Masser of the local rotary club. Or. John Armstrong Olean Newspaperman and student of world affairs the principal speaker. He declared that Hie Atlantic pact intended to be a deterrent to . Not to provoke conflict. He introduced by Thomas Hendryx of the Bradford club. President Bruce Bromeley of the Bradford club presided at the business session opened by the invocation pronounced by the Rev. Clement b Lnger pastor of the first methodist Chur Bradford. A Oes l o dress soon High school annual Iii great demand Carl Vav. Johnson supervising principal of the Smethport schools announced this week that the annual year Book will go to press soon and that monday april 4. Is Hie last Day for placing order by those doll s buy who desire to own one of these attractive boo the sum of $1 on must Fie deposited at time of of deling and the remainder of $1.50 will be parable in june when the Book is received. The Book contains items of interest to nearly every local resident since it will contain pictures of students actual views of Smethport the court House and other features of interest. Or. Johnson stated that last year Many were disappointed Iii june because they had not ordered a Book and since this years edition is an improvement Over last year. There will several again who will wish that they had placed their order when Given an Opportunity. So act now arum be assured of getting your copy in june Willow St. Home or and mrs. Don Okerlund have purchased a Home on Willow Street from Preston Bernard and expect to move from then present apartment on Center St. This weekend. Or. And mrs. Gosney of Indiana pa., have rented the Okerlund apart ment and will move to Smethport next week. Or. Gosney is in the employ of the Sterling Oil company. I i dec i it la Kervick off electric service off in the 300-Block of water St and main St. For several hours Early saturday evening. A transformer located on a pole in the Alley at tile rear of the Lindgren store burned out and replaced by a new one. And mrs. Carl Tenglund. Arnold Tenglund and or and in Albert Peterson. Olean by mis Lars Benson i Albert Johnson mrs Carl Johnson a Jewett Marion refiner. Canton o. Albert Johnson or and mrs John Tenglund. Or. And mrs. Melvin Tenglund Manfred Tenglund. Port Allegany or and mrs c b Axberg Buffalo inlaid Partchey buried Friday son of or. And mrs. Diaries Partchey private funeral services for Charles Howard Partchey. Or. 11-month-old son of or. And mis. C h. Part Chev were held from Hie Home on West Green St. Friday morning at to of clock with the Rev. E. J Burton minister of the methodist Church officiating interment in Rose Hill cemetery. Smethport. Tile child in ill health since its birth apr 4. 1948. Succumbed in e j Meyer memorial Hospital in Buffalo on wednesday March 23. Survivors beside his parents include two Sisters Susan and Anne and one brother. Michael All at Home hand committees met last evening is and books Wear out and must be replaced. During the year about 500 books have been purchased and catalogued Oiler Are on order and literary Guild selections come in monthly. To Send a Library card is a gracious in which to express one sympathy and the names written in the books help to remind us of our deceased friends. Contrary to current Rumor the Library Book fund Doe win to receive any Money from the Borough Grant to the Library that Money is used for maintenance by tile Borough school Board. Safety pin taken from lots Throat James Wright taken to Phila. Hospital James Wright seven month old son of or. And mrs Donald Wright of Smethport re 4, had an open safety pin removed from his Throat in the or. Chevalier Jackson Clinia at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia thursday evening. Tile child taken to Phi Laden phia Early thursday on the recommendation of a Bradford physician who examined the baby a Short time after the pin became lodged in the baby a Throat about 9 a. No thursday. According to mrs. Leo Wright paternal grandmother of the infant the pin had become unfastened from a Blanket in the child a crib after incessant tugging of the Blanket by the child. Noticing that the baby had Acme difficulty in swallowing the child smother took him to a local physician who ordered him taken to Bedford. Clarion College Choli joint committees from the Hilltop. F 1 t Smethport uni banners resell ted concert Valley Parent teachers associations met in East Smethport wednesday evening to discuss ways and Means of promoting finances for the Keating band uniforms. Plans will be made to approach every business and professional Man in Keating township and Smethport Borough for contributions. A printed program i being prepared for the concert which will in it it presented on april 19th. Tile contributors to this worthy cause will be recognized in the program. The members of this ways and Means committee optimistically expect every resident of Smethport and Keating township to buy two tickets whether he can attend the concert or not. There a Large attendance at the school auditorium tuesday evening when the Clarion state teachers College choir presented a very Fine concert. The program consisted mainly of sacred numbers. The program sponsored by the Smethport . As a Benefit for the school band. Donna Daugherty and Dorothy Hibbard Smethport Young ladies Are members of the organization. Parents of a daughter or. And mrs. George Berkwater Are parents of a daughter born last thursday March 24, at the Kane Community Hospital

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