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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 7, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean county county Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper Quot Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday May 7, 1964 terms�?14.00 per year single copy�?10c no. 19 stand up and be counted a judge j. Sydney Hoffman of the Philadelphia county court right foreground admonished his Law Day audience at Hetel Emery Friday to bring Back into focus the Basic principles upon which the Constitution was founded. Shown with the keynote speaker Are Robert b. Apple of Smethport president of the Mckean county bar association judge Alexander flick of Warren and judge Glenn e. Mencor of Eldred. Delinquency problem cited the serious problem of juvenile delinquency which has ranged to every form of grave crime was dramatically and forcibly described Friday night in hotel Emery Bradford by judge j. Sydney Hoffman of tile Philadelphia county court. The Jurist described by Mckean county judge Glenn e. Mencer As a the outstanding authority in the Commonwealth in his Field a was the principal speaker at the annual Law Day dinner presented by the Mckean county bar association. Judge Hoffman said that in Tho past two weeks in Philadelphia he had dealt with la major gang conflicts a shootings murders stabbings with boys lying in wait with sawed off shotguns to destroy their enemies. The Jurist went on to describe in detail various grave offences committed by children under 18. In fact he said 50 percent of All violent crime is being committed by Young people. A who Are they a he asked and he went on to say that 75 percent of them come from demoralized Homes a a a an indictment against society a Homes that stagger the they Are a children who know nothing but insecurity debasement and defilement and Are fighting but the judge went on the problem goes beyond these children As 25 to 30 percent of All crime being committed by Young people is the work of those from Ood backgrounds and decent Mes. Listing some of Tho malicious mischief and sons loss destruction a including murder a judge Hoffman called for a strengthening of the moral cede and the improvement of parental example and discipline. He lashed out at those to programs motion pictures and books that feature a up Qurience lasciviousness sensuality brutality and death and destruction in the Law Day he said is More than a time to enjoy the fruits a of his country. It is a time to assume responsibilities and duties. In a resounding Climax to his address to some 200 people judge Hoffman said a i believe that decency morality americanism the ability to stand up and be counted on important matters honesty the ability to face problems honestly and decently a belief in a spiritual being and in being a decent american Are just As important today As they were at the time of the founding of the Constitution of the United William p. Mcvay was master of ceremonies. Mayor Richard e. Brandow brought the City a Welcome. Judge Mencer lauded the bar group for its annual Observance of Law Day which this year has the slogan a observe the Law a key to order Justice and Robert b. Apple of Smethport president of the county bar group who spoke briefly said the attendance was the largest at any Law Day dinner yet held. Among those introduced were former judge Charles g. Hubbard of Smethport judge Alexander flick of Warren and Sam Bonavita of Warren present District attorney and president of the Warren county bar association. The Rev. Douglas p. Wright gave the invocation and the Rev. Donald Cooper pronounced the Benediction. Friday members of the county bar group spoke on the Observance at various schools around the county. Or. Apple was also heard in a special broadcast at 6 25 . On web. I four appointed i to county Board Harrisburg a gov. Scranton asked the Senate monday to confirm appointment Sto these state agencies Mckean county assistance boards Frederick r. Sica Bradford John w. Bryner Custer City Charles f. Boller jr., port Allegany miss Ruth Stewart Bradford. Aldermen w. Edward Arrowsmith for the fifth Ward in the City of Bradford Mckean county. Sheriffs office joins in marking police week Mckean county sheriff Leslie w. Tom Pendleton is participating in the Observance of National police week May la Brough May 16. President Lyn Ion b. Johnson has proclaimed Hay 15 As police memorial Day to in nor those who paid the suit reme sacrifice in performance if Public service. In Mckean county sheriff Pendleton is taking an Active Art in this years program. He Las set aside monday and tues Lay May la and 12, As Public visitation Days at the sheriff s office and county jail in Smith a it it. Hie Public is invited to the visitation program Between to . And 8 . The two Days. The county jail and sheriffs office Are a part of the nations enforcement body the sheriff minted out. There Are 16 sixth class minks and Mckean county prison is one of the few in the category jails approved As detention quarters for Federal prisoners. The Public visitation program at Smethport will consist of a tour of the jail and sheriffs office. Visitors will be met by the staff of the institution. The sheriffs personnel will be seen in Active performance of their duty. The operation of both the sheriffs office and jail will be explained in detail. All enforcement agencies of Mckean county have been invited to participate in the visitation program. National police week sheriff Pendleton pointed out has been established to bring the eyes of the nation to focus upon those dedicated to the work of enforcement. The week is in recognition of the efforts the police officers put into his work to insure safety and Security and also the perils and hazards faced in every Day duties. All officers of to society Are renamed All officers of the Mckean county tuberculosis and health society Wert reelected for 1964-65 at the annual dinner meeting of the Board of directors held tuesday night at the Kane elks clubroom. They were president. Or. Hugh j. Ryan vice president c. W. Lillibridge Secretary Jos Edt l. Hinaman treasurer d. Harvey Phillips assistant treasurer William e. Eye Singer and to the executive committee r. P. Barnhart and or. E. J. Roche or. The 1964-65 budget and the 1963-64 financial report were approved by the directors. Or. Ryan presided with or. Hinaman giving the Blessing. A film a a signposts was shown. It dramatized the respiratory disease symptoms. It is intended to inform Alert and stimulate people to get proper medical attention when respiratory disease symptoms Are recognized. The National respiratory disease Alert for 1964 was announced As May i through june 15. Miss Ruth Ahlquist a Board member from Kane was in charge of dinner arrangements. School payments cleared for 13 county districts Harrisburg nearly $200, 000 in a a supplemental school payments has been cleared for 13 third and fourth class school districts in Mckean county state treasurer Grace m. Sloan disclosed wednesday. The supplemental school payments Are in addition to the a a routine subsidy reimbursements made to districts throughout the state Semi annually As an assist in helping meet Normal school operational costs. The current supplemental reimbursements to the Mckean county districts part of More than $16,000,000 being distributed statewide cover a a incentives payments for Union merged or joint school districts and area technical school participation. Mckean county school districts and the supplemental payments cleared for each District Are As follows Bradford City $32,789.11 Bradford township $15,592.13 Ceres township $3,176.07 Corydon township $363.13 Eldred Borough $4,981.47 Eldred township $6,872.11 Foster township $17,793.89. Hamlin township $1,933.49 Kane Union $50,121.56 Keating township $11,217.44 Otto township $6,191.04 port Allegany Union $37,894.35 Smethport Union $8,739.31. New Salamanca school gov. Rockefeller has signed legislation authorizing a new $625,000 elementary school in Salamanca to educate Indian children now attending the red House school which will be closed because of construction 01 the Kinzua dam. Police squads crack Down on gamblers a series of gambling raids in Bradford saturday afternoon resulted in the arrest of three Bradford men. Charged with Pool Selling and bookmaking were John Joseph Polucci 39, of 8 Lowell ave., arrested at that address. Pasquale Costanzo alias Patsy Ryan 77, of 137 n. Center St. And Joseph f. Depaul 49, of 39 Walker ave., both arrested at the n. Center St. Residence. Raids were also conducted the same afternoon in Johnsonburg where three More men were arrested. The Johnsonburg Trio were Anthony Joseph candid 28, of 327 East ave., charged with bookmaking and traffic in lottery. Joseph j. Feronti 69, of 306 Cobb St., establishing a gambling place. Stanley Joseph Kissel 50, of 527 Clarion ave., bookmaking. The Bradford raids and arrests were made by three cooperating police agencies Bradford City police Pennsylvania state troopers and the District attorneys office. They were led by police a. J. Palazzetti trooper sgt. George Bamat and county detective Gordon Foley. The Trio was arraigned before Alderman Carroll h. Clayton and released on $1,000 property bail each. A hearing has been scheduled for wednesday beginning at 2 . The raids were started about 1 45 that afternoon and at the two addresses officers confiscated gambling paraphernalia including betting slips and Pool tickets. Other Kane based state police participating in the local pickup were troopers William f. Wooditch and John e. Gentil Man. Taking part is the raids Here and in Johnsonburg were troopers from Punxsutawney troop Headquarters detective Oliver Smith Cpl. Gerald Clark George Barron and Richard Carnes and trooper Joseph Grunik of the Strattanville substation. The Johnsonburg men were arraigned before Justice of the peace Harry c. Law of Ridgway and released on $1,000 Bond each. Money talks a Bankers and businessmen from four counties tethered at the pen Hills club last week to hear a the new Era Quot discussed by executives of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Three area Bank presidents discuss Bank services with one of the guest speakers. From the left Are big Calendar for civil court Smethport stores plan sales event the Smethport businessmen a association met tuesday in the Hamlin Bank at which time plans were made for the three Day a old fashioned sidewalk sales event. The dates were set for july 9-10-11. This will be in conjunction with the annual antique car show scheduled for Mccoy stadium. As Well As other events fanned by local organizations t is expected that All firms would take part in the sales. Charles Johnson chairman stated that further plans will be made at a meeting of the association to be held in the near future. 6 or. And mrs. Viglucci on panel at St. Bona or. And mrs. Carmen Viglucci will be panel moderators during today a annual press Day at St. Bonaventure University. Mrs. Viglucci a daughter of or. And mrs. S. D. Costa of e. Main St., Smethport is television critic of the Rochester Democrat amp chronicle and her husband is a copy Reader for the newspaper. Congressman a vote majority exceeds 17,000 according loan unofficial tabulation of votes congressman Albert w. Johnson of Smethport Defeated state senator Richard Frame of Franklin by a majority of More than 17,000 votes in Tho contest for Tho Republican nomination for Congress from Tho 8-county 23rd District of Pennsylvania in Tho april 2$ primary. Hero is Tho unofficial tabulation the current session of Mckean county court of common pleas in Smethport has one of the heaviest calendars of cases in recent years according to Melvin f. Raver prothonotary and dates Given for free food distribution the Mckean county commissioners have announced the following dates and places for the May surplus food distribution wednesday May 13, Bradford armory. All persons whose last name begins with a through f inclusive. Thursday May 14, Bradford armory. All persons whose last name begins with o through z inclusive. Tuesday May 19, Kane 4th Ward Hose House. Thursday May 21, Eldred Borough building. Friday May 22, East Smethport Grange Hall. Tuesday May 26, port Allegany City building. Wednesday May 27, it. Jewett Borough building. According to l. P. Thompson Mckean county food administrator distribution will be carried out from to . To 3 . Snow removal costly the state highways dept spent $29 million last Winter to keep traffic moving. The work Cost $33.5 the previous year. 300,000 tons of chemicals were used to melt ice and 1.4 million tons of anti skid materials were applied this year. Kane ambulance drive the Kane chamber of Commerce is conducting its second annual drive for $5 memberships in the Kane ambulance Assurance program. Clerk of courts. As a matter of fact the tentative schedule of cases extends to june 20, and some saturday sessions Are listed. The first trial started before judge Glenn e. Mencer on monday when juries for to cases were drawn. Judge Mencer is to attend a judicial conference in Philadelphia thursday and Friday of this week. R. R. Williams of the Bradford National Bank o. At Hort Johnson of Tho first National Bank of Eldrod Robert n. Hilkert of Tho Philadelphia Bank and Andrew Kaul of Tho first National Bank of St. Marys. Shift in nations Economy reported mondays trespass action involves Mary Leone Mckenney a minor by James m. Mcken Ney and Leone Mckenney her parents and natural guardians and both in their own right is. It John f. Hill and Helen Hill husband and wife and Robert l. Swedenhjelm. R. T. Mutzabaugh is representing the Hills Robert j. Hetznecker and Robert b. Apple or. Swedenhjelm and Ralph n. Decamp and Mcvay and Mcvay for the plaintiffs. Also set Down for this month is naturalization court for the 21st Quarter sessions court for the 25th, argument court for the 26th and divorce actions will be heard on the 27th and 28th. The criminal term opens june i with convening of the grand jury by District attorney William f. Potter. Jury trials will Start the next Day and Are expected to last the remainder of the week with civil trials to be resumed on june 9. Only one Case on the Calendar is listed for trial without a jury. Quaker state Oil profits increase Oil City a. Apr Quaker state Oil refining co. On thursday reported net profits for the first Quarter of $712,918 equal to 84 cents a share. This compares with profits of $460,698 or 56 cents a share for the first Quarter of last year. Canvass of county vote is completed Mckean. Venango. Clarion Jefferson Elk. Clearfield Forest. Warren Johnson. 5,302 4,030 2, 5,003 2,200 7,214 593 3,105 Frame 2,004 4,475 1,030 1,324 333 1,913 354 1,759 maj. 3,390 405 1,142 3,479 1,047 5,303 239 1,344 totals. $1,331 13,942 >7,391 the Mckean county Board of elections monday completed its canvass of the vote cast in Mckean county on tuesday april 28. Chief clerk George e. Berk water said the totals will not be final however until late in the week inasmuch As Absentee and military ballots cannot be opened and recorded until Friday. However those votes will not alter the results in any of the county a 52 districts according to officials. The vote in the special election for the general Assembly Post the remainder of the year was reported As Victor j. Wes Terberg r4,072 j. Richard Monaga d 5,252 e. Kent Kane r20. By the party the vote for the other principal positions was As follows republicans u. S. Senate Hugh Scott 5,792 w. Henry Macfarland 846 Michael a. Musmanno two William w. Scranton two. Auditor general w. Stuart Helm 5,866. Representative in Congress Albert w. Johnson 5,392 Richard c. Frame 2,004 e. Kent Kane one. State senator James s. Berger 5,834. Assembly full term Wester Berg 4,331 Kane 2,664 Mona go two. Democrat u. S. Senator Genevieve Blatt 1,310 Musmanno 512 David b. Roberts 278 Scott two. Auditor general Grace m. Sloan 1,343 Samuel g. Neff 451. Representative in Congress John still 1,784 Jcj Inson five Frame two Kane Rone. State senator Stanley l. Homan 1,393. Assembly full term j. Richard Monago 1,945 Westerberg four Kane three. A new economic and political Era has begun officials of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said wednesday night of last week. Addressing a meeting of area Bankers and business hotel Corry sold at sheriffs Sale colonial is next at an Erie county sheriffs Sale the citizens National Bank of Corry was the Lone bidder for the hotel Corry a member of the group of three hotels formerly owned by the colonial of Smethport inc. The colonial of Smethport is scheduled to be sold at Mckean county sheriffs Sale on Friday May 22. Nothing has been reported recently concerning the Fate of the third hostelry the Fassett of Wellsville. . All have been involved in Federal bankruptcy proceedings since last fall. Citizens National Bank of Corry now owns the hotel on which it held a mortgage for nine months. A report from Corry says there is no indication of what May be in store for the hotel Corry since some Legal matters remain to be untangled and a possible Sale consummated. Bids on Kinzua area buildings Are asked Pittsburgh a sealed bids will be received until la . May la in the office of the u. S. Army Engineer District corps of engineers for the Purchase and removal from the site subject to the terms and conditions involved of government owned property within the Allegheny Reservoir area on route 59, approximately 9 to to Miles Northeast of Warren. Further information on structures involved May be obtained from Curtis Hunter acting project Engineer at 17 Market St., Warren. Up for bids Are three cottages seven dwellings and four Cabins. Write ins vary for president in the primary a Large variety of persons were proposed for president in write in voting at last week s primary. Named throughout the county were the following by republicans William w. Scranton 372 Henry Cabot Lodge 109 Barry Coldwater 47 Richard Nixon 41 Lyndon Johnson 49 Nelson Rockefeller 14 governor Wallace six Margaret Smith four Robert Kennedy two and George Romney Harold Stassen Robert Mcnamara Glenn h. Mencer and Kent Kane one each. By democrats Lynden b. Johnson 177 Bob Kennedy 15 William w. Scranton seven Henry Cabot Lodge five and Nelson Rockefeller and Barry Goldwater Ana each. Men the Bank spokesman pointed out the american Economy has shifted from Scarcity to abundance. The occasion was the 19th annual Field meeting of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia for Mckean Cameron Elk and Potter counties. Discussing a the new Era the speakers pointed out that an abundance of new technology Means that fast growing industries today Are More Likely to sell ideas design and engineering skill than products of bulk which must be transported at heat Cost. Such companies Are is inclined to choose a location based on traditional inducements such As natural resources and nearness to markets. The game of attracting Industry therefore is being played under new rules. Communities desiring to acquire or retain one of these foot Loose modern plants should More attention to a people factors a the meeting was told. Such things As Good housing and top notch schools cultural facilities a progressive political climate and an up to Date flexible image Are what the managers of Industry seem to favor today when they seek a new location. The three guest speakers All executives with the Philadelphia banking institution were introduced by r. R. Williams president of the Bradford National Bank. They were Robert n. Hilkert first vice president John r. Bunting vice president and Bertram w. Zumeta economist. Businesses now have an Abi dance of liquidity a depreciation reserves and retained earnings a one of the officials indicated. To employ this liquid Cash firms Are branching out or merging into Many different Fields. As a result Large sprawling corporate conglomerates have become commonplace. Such organizations less attention to profits in any particular Market fear government anti monopoly action and take a live and let live attitude about Competition. The program concluded with an explanation of the a a muddled in Bank supervision a principally the Many disputes Between the Federal Reserve and the comptroller of the currency. The Basic disagreement exists because the comptroller feels Bank regulations should be relaxed substantially and the Reserve system disagrees at the present time. Accelerating automation and Basic adjustments within banking itself have created an unsettled situation. The Federal Reserve holds this is not a suitable time to abandon reasonable time tested restrictions on Banks a which Deal in other Peoples Money. The Bank also favored face to face negotiation rather than a single Agency As the Best method to eliminate Tho supervisory muddle. A 5 15 reception preceded the 6 . Dinner for the several persons attending the annual affair. F

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