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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 12, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Newsstand copies. Volume 73 buy us i it naturally bait established lt7� so i pout thursday May 12, 1949 tfrmr.-�.r50 ter year no. 18 stolen car found l o contain a kind s hansom Kab $29,390 in Stock certificates declared worthless by owner 129.000 in Stock certify Lades an insurance policy Hunting knife and several revolver and Rifle cartridges were found monday in a car report div stolen by Thomas j. Hoey 24. A prisoner in the Mckean county Jai since last saturday night. The certificates were made out in the name of Augustine g Riffle no address. The insurance policy was issued in the name of John c. Bollin. Rochester. Mich. In the amount of $1000 Hoey who gave a Niagara Falls address admitted to i it olice monday that he had stolen the vehicle from Bolyn somewhere in Kentucky Indiana where the pair were said to have been drinking in a hotel together when first arrested. Hoey used boiling army Driver s License Ana discharge but later admitted his True identity and said that he had been absent without leave from ramp Campbell. By for about a month lie also told police he had been in tile Kane area for about three week. In an Effort to learn All of the facts in the Case police Monda were reported to Hale contacted the Fri in Pittsburgh. The associated press Bureau in Pittsburgh reported to the Bradford Fra that the following information came into the Pittsburgh Bureau after a query had been made to Detroit John c Bollin. 18947 Pennington ave Detroit Lias returned from Daytona Beach Fla after having Bern discharged from uie army at Camp Lee. A. Bollin said his car was stolen april 2 in Evansville iud., and that the stocks and Bonds Are Quot worthless and the a a a companies out of business Hoey is being held on an open charge. State police report. M. M. Lindell funeral Hites prominent resident buried saturday final Lites were held at 2 30 of clock saturday afternoon for Marvin m Linden president of the Marvin m i Indell company and prominent civic Leader who died suddenly of a heart attack at his Home wednesday. May 4 the Rev. E j. Burton minister of Hie Smethport methodist Church officiated at funeral service held at the Lindell Home Oil West main St. Interment was in Rose Hill cemetery. Pallbearers were Robert b. Apple. Joseph p Willson. A f. Quirk. F j quirk. H c. Larson f j. Newman. R. O. Thomas and Redfield b. Gillett. Those from oui of town who attended the services were . And Marvin m Lindell . Philadelphia . And mrs. Jackson b Lynch. and mrs Robert Brownell. Jamestown. N y. Mrs. John Groff miss Margaret Brinser. Elizabethtown. A. . And mrs. Earl Kohler Buffalo miss mane Carl Yon. Erie and s. W. Lashner Bradford. Helicopter lands in main St. Attracts Many tile Buffalo evening news helicopter which landed right in the Middle of Smethport main St Iii front of the Hamlin Bank and Trust company Friday afternoon Alioth l 3 a. Was Given a big reception by Burgess John Lindholm other officials and several Hundred school Hildren and interested townspeople Burgess Lindholm was the first to he Given a complimentary ride Over Smethport and the surrounding Valley then Carl w Johnson a ii Pei rising principal of the Smethport schools went up for an Aerial View of the town. He was followed by mrs. Edna Mccoy owner of the Mccoy drug store local agents for the Buffalo paper. Chief of police James Mccabe had the final ride before the propellor sustained machine took to the air. Circled overhead and headed for its Home base. Minty rankers Host to District seven saturday in o. Albert Johnson chosen vice chairman at annual meeting Pennsylvania crude again receives a Cut now $3.27 Mckean county Bankers association was hosts to the annual convention of group 7, Pennsylvania Bankers association at its 53rd annual meeting held saturday at the Penn iils club. Tile affair opened j with registration at i n. In. Followed by Golf matches Busine s Mons committee reports and flee a to on of officer at 4 p. In. Charles j Miller vice presid t of the first National Bank of j Meadville Wax elected chairman of group 7 and succeeded a l Ras-1 Nussen. President of the Warren National Bank. Warren. A other officers elected include o. Albert. Johnson treasurer of the Hamlin Batik and Trust company direct the presentation Smethport a. Vice chairman j. 8 i al0 actins arc in Bycroft. . Vic president and Cash morn my Cathy. Program liven for Grade pupils Spring event vocal music dept. W ill present Polk music this evening the Smethport vocal music department will present the Orade school Pupil in a Mav program of Folk music at the school auditorium this thursday evening at 8 p in Margaret Maenhout. four guilty pleas i heard by judge Hubbard in Mill blaker8 dozen making medical history. Miraj exp re Haw been pm the of their Genera it �mef>t�v1 theory that a pie with a pro the Blond Ferpes cannot Baw children ewer Ainee Dis Row ring that Frank Dorii a o4 Greenfield a fut Borgh no both. A a Blond Type known m Quot re Poow Quot and hts wife Madeline a Rene at a Type Here Arth to Gnu Rhea peeing with their Baker Doton a All boating with a i taker and health. Left to right idea ted on Cooch Are Barbara 9 pc Ger. 6 John. A Patricia la holding Kathleen. I Mea Roach holding the newest a tira i. Sewn weeks old Maureen Richard i. And Poona t. Back Row left to right Daniel. A Joseph is James la prank Frankjr a h. And Robert. In student w ill be sent to state conservation amp Crosby sportsmen croup will underwrite Cost firemen Aee ept rotary flub Parade invitation w ill again sponsor trips to Pool reports Given at thursdays meeting the Smethport fire department at its regular monthly meeting at the Hose House last thursday . Accepted an invitation to Parade in Limestone on Friday evening. May 20th, and authorized the local till will underwrite costs of transportation Ier of tile Mcdowell National Bank of Sharon reelected Secretary and treasurer. A highlight of the Dav s program was an address by Emmett Brumbaugh Secretary of banking of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania a talk on the Opportunity drive to be conducted May 16 to june 30 presented by Howard e Reed of the United Staten savings Bonds division dinner was served at 6 30 of clock with Rasmussen presiding the greeting were extended to group 7 i members by Russellj Hopkins j president of Pennsylvania Bankers and Charles f Zimmerman Secre j tary of Pennsylvania Bankers. The Smethport rotary club at an a open meeting Quot held monday noon at the colonial hotel voted to again sponsor transportation facilities to the port Allegany Community swimming Pool for the children of the club which has Spon lad Hurt in fall from moving Gar tile Bucktail Trail sportsmen s club at a meeting held in the Crosby Grange Hall last thursday night j acceptance of any Parade invitations voted to underwrite the Cost of Send that May be forthcoming from tiling a Smethport High school Sopho county association members More Junior who is a resident of the members also voted to trans Norwich township to tile Junior Fps $600 from the Celebration fund to i Borough. Conservation Camp near state col treasurer George Brown of the 1949 a r0tar lege for a in Day course in july. Celebration committee. Chief l a i b0.ed the lip. For dial yearn again Bradford was injured Friday Short Clarice Wilcox William Shilrey of Laughlin reported at the meeting j voted to underwrite the transport by after nine p. In when he i amp re gild Lloyd Mulvihill were appointed that one fire caused an estimated Fjon Cost o1 Ajir reject rotarians ported to have fallen from a moving to a committee that will make the damage of $50 since the last meet j q a held p j Megivern Are a automobile driven by his Uncle selection of the youth after con ing. Charles Megivern who presid a pop is 0f committee that is Francis. Bryant. 31, also of Brad Ferring with sillier rising principal i de Iii the absence of president fled completing final details of the pro lord. On route 46. The Smethport Carl Vav. Johnson. Tile Camp is Spon Heinlein issued a report on the i i a to t Crosby Road about three Miles suffers lacerations of Scalp and bruises Franklin teats. 4-year-old son of . And mrs. Raymond teats of Heinlein. Issued a report on the Tri county association mertzig Beld in Shinglehouse recently. Following the business session refreshments were served by a committee composed of Howard Wright Vav. L. Pierotti and Gerald Eckert sorted by the Pennsylvania federation of sportsmen a clubs. The Crosby club also voted to re i quest the fish commission to Stock Vicinity streams in the fall and went on record As favouring a Doe season to follow Buck season in 1949 _. I the Secretary was ordered to re music supervisors eld port the two Day Doe season officers it meeting lion to the game commission. Several reports on the vermin Campaign being conducted by the club were also made at the business session following which . Shirey showed moving pictures to the 85 persons present. President Jarl of i nod is presided. Marguerite Stark in slate Rand Mckean county music supervisors club held a dinner meeting tuesday night at the Cogswell inn. Near Portville with 15 present miss Virginia Christopher was elected the new president of the organization and miss Doris Boule vice president. A few changes were made in their program for next year with three festivals scheduled instead of the usual two. There will be senior and Junior High vocal choruses and a county band festival Gram. O. Albert Johnson of the Hamlin Bank and Trust company who was named vice chairman of District 7 of the Bankers association at their meeting in Bradford saturday reviewed the Bradford meeting for those in attendance president Leonard b Johnson presiding announced that the Quot rotary Ann night Quot Southwest of Smethport the child was taken to the port Allegany Hospital by a passing Motorist from Coudersport and later removed to the Bradford Hospital Hospital attaches reported the child suffered from lacerations of the Scalp and bruises. According to the child s Mother. Would be held monday evening. May Franklin with other youngsters was 23 the Rev. Wilford s. Crum episcopal Rector of Kane was a guest. There were 25 in attendance. \ Mills Hurt in Gar Accident asleep in the Back seat of the machine he is believed to have awakened suddenly and opened the door toppling to the pavement. Bryant stopped his car immediately and went to a nearby Home to Call a physician. Keating school faculty attend conference Friday concert will Bucktail Post to Honor be broadcast Over neg pupils for safety Mark final plan have been made for the Lith annual All state band festival which is convening in Bradford this week. Registrations tarted wednesday evening with rehearsals scheduled to Start at 8 30 this morning. Miss Marguerite Stark of the Smethport senior band will take part in Hie concerts. The Friday concert will lie broadcast Over Abc at 8 o clock Friday eve Ning wit i the Quot band of american program. The second and last concert will tic presented Oil saturday evenings a till i Al fms in Florida William Kenneth Alexis Seaman apprentice us son it it a . And j mrs. Lawrence. Alexis of 32 Wallow bt., has been assigned to subordinate group one Florida group of the Atlantic Reserve Fleet Alexis who entered the naval service june 29, 1948. Received his recruit training at the naval training Center great lakes. Ill Bucktail Post no. 138, american legion will entertain students of Hie Smethport and East Smethport schools at a theatre party to be Given i went out of control and struck a tree Harry to. Baker of try 1 supervising John e and 20 f to. Of teachers from the Keating township Long Given Liea Tenient schools in Farmers Valley. Cyclone and East Smethport attended an i to Smethport voting people conference sponsored by the Harry Vav baked or18. Of Blueth a a p department of Public instruct port re 3, and Betty Leona Tong. Y0n in lock Haven last thursday. 17. Of Smethport were treated at i the meeting was How acquaint St Francis Hospital glean after j elementary school teachers with a the car in which they Weir i id lug i curriculum that was adopted by in Smethport saturday Moi Mug j May 21, for their remarkable record of no traffic accidents in the past three years. Last year Smethport students were awarded a plaque by binges John a. Lindholm and chief of to j lice James Mccabe for the safety record established Over a two year period. Mrs. Min it Green injured Iii fall at Hume mrs Mittie Green suffered severe injuries when she fell Down Hie til Roe Bottom cellar Steps at her Home on Green St. Monday. She was taken to the Bradford Hospital where her condition is reported As her right Arm was fractured at the Elbow her left leg was bruised and she also sustained face and body bruises. Aloin Hie Olean Portville Highway saturday. Bake suffered body bruises while miss Long received treatment for right leg and facial lacerations Ablations. Body bruises and Slun k. According to reports made to troopers Davis c. Foster and Isaac Willenson. The Baker car was travelling West. Its rigid wheels became caught in a drainage Channel and the car apparently swerved off Hie Load win ii bake attempted to rigid its course. The department after three years of study and investigation Fay. Mrs miss eng Strom for and Daugherty Grade teachers mrs Wilson. Mrs. Leukel Anderson. Mrs. Daugherty. The costume committee miss Rockefeller program committee Ushers. C. O Cleveland. Larry Loran. Dale Elliott. Howard Digel stage committee Mary Lou Burlingame. Jeanette Redfield. Cathy Witter Dave Coahran and Bill Clark. Following is Hie program spinning Batons majorettes a tile Gingerbread boy Quot a f list Grade musical play on a fairy i tale. European Folk dances fourth Grade. Quot our american a third Grade one act pageant of the growth of our country. Folk dunes Usa a fifth Grade Quot the boy and the Billy goats a of a list Grade. Musical play based on a Folk Story. Quot our Southern neighbors a sixth Grade Quot the Cobbler and the elves Quot a second Grade operetta in one act based on a i airy tale. The rhythm Baird first Grade directed by lots Moran Karen Hergenrother Susan Chase and Roger Elliott. L ire department makes plans for Iii Celebration committees plan for annual e veil i week july 18-22 detailed plans for the second annual Smethport fire department Celebration to be held in Smethport 1 july 18-22, inclusive were made at i a meeting held in the Hose House monday evening chief l a of Laughlin and f. Ii Olivver co chairmen of tile general committee announced that firemen s night will be staged on Friday. July 22. With a veterans night scheduled for wednesday july 20 the general committee which also includes treasurer George Brown and Secretary c. F Megivern is also planning events for the other nights of the big week other committees from the department that Are functioning include awards Richard Chase w w e. Kerr. H. D Redfield Jack Rose and Walter Daniels Parade m. Dunn Howard Wright and John Boswick sixth Prier Cut Iii Pennsylvania crude Simp year s Filiti demand from refiners less Mian production is cited As cause Hie Joseph sep purchasing Agency of the South Penn Oil co., largest buyers of Pennsylvania Grade crude Oil tuesday night posted a 13-cent across the Board reduction in the Market Price of the various grades of Pennsylvania crude Oil effective wednesday. I Jap schedule a announced by George j. Hanks South Penn president follows Allegany dust. Oil in Bradford transit co.�?$3.27. Bradford District Oil in Bradford transit co �?$3 27. Bradford District Oil in National transit co.�?3.27. Bradford District Oil it Tiona Shef Fleuri in National transit co�?13 27 Penn Grade Oil in Southwest a. Pipelines�?42.81. Penna Grade Oil in Eureka pipe line co-$2 75. Buckeye Penna Oil in Buckeye pipe line co �?42.75, this is the sixth reduction in the Bradford and Allegany Fields Ainee the years end. . Hanks said the to apply Clem and ratio was still out of balance but asserted that the end of the current series of Market slashes May be in sight. Quot crude Oil stocks continued to accumulate during april but at a smaller rate than in March indicating that some producers have decreased their activity a he said adding Quot the demand for crude Oil from refiners however continues to be less than the amount Dally produced it is believed that at the new prices the crude Market is on Bottom closely approaching that position. Jail sentences handed two offenders Rees sentence deferred of a oui guilty pleas were eur ered before judge Charles o. Hubbard in Mckean county court last week. Including one of George Eugene Zoner 25. Of Bradford on two count of burglary. Zenner was sentenced to serve from thief to six months in the county jail on each count the sentences to run concurrently and pay the costs of prosecution. The sentence is effective As of feb. 4 the Date of his imprisonment. Ray Stahlman 44. Of Marienville was Given a one Ino nth jail sentence and ordered to pay the costs on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor the jail sentence w Asel feet Ive As of april 16, the Day he was imprisoned y ale Fitch 20. Of Johnsonburg a costs after pleading guilty to Leav ing the scene of an Accident. Lyle Rees 34. Of Coryville pleaded to a morals offence but sentence was deferred by the court in a desertion and non support ?.r, h bar attn Del i Barren was made. William Fuller la of Liberty loan j ship to pay $10 a week for the support of minor children no announcement a it As made for s lined $100 and ordered to pay 2anesvlue Grade which the seep As Titei dividing built a to Leav i. Agency does not Purchase. The Market Price for Corning crude Oil which is not classified As Pennsylvania Grade remains unchanged since the May 6 posting when a reduction of from $3.10 to $2.70 per Accident victims show improvement prominent Kane men injured in i a crash continued satisfactory improvement is reported in the condition of William h Christie Well known Kane contractor who uttered serious head Murie. Early last thursday when his automobile was wrecked on route 219 about 12 Miles Northeast of Kane. Christie was listed As critical at the Hospital for several hour and improvement was noted first in the afternoon four others Hurt in the Accident were hospitalised. . Robert b Donaldson com Multi Hospital pathologist was admitted several hours after the Accident occurred when examination disclosed fractured ribs. . William f Lind who received a broken Arm in the Accident was reported Good Char in d. Myers who was not admitted As a patient underwent treatment for a toot injury too attend Junior senior prom county commissioner Cleveland seriously 111 publicity Lauren mix John Dis Goone and i Rael Stalky and audit Norwich i own Islip i i a ing a z lineman Howard Wright Bijj Jeet tuesday Mckean county con missioner j Albert Cleveland is seriously ill at his Home on East main et., with atypical pneumonia. . Cleveland returned Home last week from the Kane Community Hospital where he had been receiving treatment. And Kenneth Chase. Mel % Vul Iii ins will move into m w Horii monday . And mrs. Fled j. Mclaughlin will move monday into their new Home on the Corner of King and Pike its. and mrs. Everett eng Strom and daughter Sharon will move into the apartment in the Ross House vacated by the Mclaughlin. Ingram named head of county . Baseball shed Ingram a elected president of the Mckean county Junior baseball league at a meeting held in Hie Council rooms Here monday evening. Glen Allen of Hazelhurst was named Secretary treasurer of the Junior Loop which will probably operate with six teams this season. Bec causes ambulance to crash near Hazelhurst attempting to swat a Bee that was annoying him Howard Walter port Allegany undertaker lost control of in ambulance he was driving on the it. Jewett Hill near Hazelhurst sunday afternoon at 2 30 of clock and struck several guardrails before bringing the vehicle to a halt. Neither . Walter a passenger Frank Townsend also of port Allegany was injured. Damage was estimated at $350, the ambulance was towed to a port Allegany garage. Annual event held saturday evening Over too students and faculty members attended the annual Junior senior banquet and prom of the Smethport High school held in the school saturday evening. Fallowing a dinner in the school cafeteria there was dancing to the music of Jack Gabriele and his orchestra in the gym until Midnight. David Hallstrom welcomed the seniors following the invocation by Ralph Brace. Rudy Kohn president of the senior class responded after which principal Carl Johnson addressed the gathering. The Kitchen committee headed by mrs. R a. Digel and mrs. Jane Ball included mrs. Emil Hector mrs Kermit Winslow mrs. Walter Martin mrs. Albin Anderson. Mrs. William Gustafson mrs. Fred Burlingame mrs. Francis Duffy mrs. Linus Douglas mrs. William Cooper and mrs. Maynard. Serving on the dining room committee under the chairmanship of mrs. Orville Halpenny were mrs. Gladys stalk. Mrs. Leonard Moore mrs. Ernest Kohn mrs Gladys Gregory. Mrs. E. E. Howe mrs. Joseph Kearns. Mrs. Edward Harmon. Mrs. Carl Parker and mrs. Rus sell Johnson. Miss Rose Napolitan and ted ves Ber faculty advisors to the Junior suitable for a prize. Anyone having class were in charge of the to c to things slices hats anything Gram old at a rummage Sale the Norwich township p . Will j meet at 8 o clock at the Crosby schoolhouse tuesday evening May 17. Each adult is requested to Oring a gift Worth not less than 25c, and that can be is asked either to bring such articles to the tuesday meeting to Call Smethport 685-l 686-3 and donations will be picked up. The rummage Sale will be held later in the summer. Daughter born bom to and mrs. Paul Johnson of it. Jewett a daughter. May 5th, at the Kane Community Hospital. Mrs. Kristine Johnson of Ormsby is the paternal grandmother. Loses part of Finger Lamont work of Union St. Suffered the loss of part of a Finger on ,. A lease Accident William Rounsville on sunday at son born a son was born to . And mrs. His right hand in while at work Friday. The Kane Community Hospital

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