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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 14, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Them stays mum 196t fags three school Board in Eldred postpones budget action i Tefo it final session of school directors the Eldred Borough Board of education at its regular meeting the Board instructed attorney George Angell to make Contact s regular meeting Lgeorge j in the elementary school Mon with the original architect and Day night postponed final action contractor of the school building on the proposed budget for this to get the roof fixed As it has year until a special meeting leaked since it was constructed. ----., a. I motion was passed to turn Over the portion of the Ball Field owned by the school to the Bor Ough Council without Cost. It was decided that the Junior senior High school students attending special education classes at the Eldred Borough school will Transfer next year to the Otto Eldred High school. Edward Harrington was authorized to paint the exterior of the school building. The Board tabled until the next meeting the action on the unsightly condition of the old school lot on South main St. Tentative plans were discussed for the holding of a dinner in Honor of Robert Lawrence and Clare Burr jr., whose terms on the school Board have expired. Approval is expected to be Given for posting of the budget. Plan 40 amp 8 wreck May 17 in Bradford sunday May 17, will be a big Day in Bradford for 40 and 8 voyageurs in the District and state. Plans for the big wreck slated for Bradford that Day were formulated Friday night at a committee meeting of Mckean Voiture 741 held in Bradford with chef de Gare Eugene Siffrinn presiding. Joseph a. Bottone grand Che Minot National a past grand Riam Prat in Man chef de Gare of Pennsylvania arc shul Lii of lilt la spoke in connection with the up n i f a Quot a amp accepted present iwo life the Days program was also set which includes All a up go candidates to assemble at the legion Home at 9 . May 17 where the first initiatory degree will be Given. Other degrees to candidates will follow with candidates taken elsewhere crack women a of Eastern my memberships life memberships were presented to mrs. Grace card and mrs. Ethel Huff at thursday nights meeting of the demo for this work. Conductor Robert Painter will be in charge of the wrecking program along with other officers. Or. Bottone also announced that at 2 . The same Day in the legion rooms the North Central District 40 and 8�?Ts conference will be held with top state District and by county officials in attendance. They will arrive about 7 . That Day. A supper will be served at the Pine St. Clubroom at the conclusion of the conference. There will be entertainment with dancing concluding the evenings program. Eldred v. F. W. Auxiliary installs officers of the auxiliary of Eldred veterans of foreign wars Post 2082 of Eldred were installed last week by mrs. Dee Wright past president. Mrs. Raymond Wright will serve As president mrs. Donald Hamilton senior vice president mrs. Robert Lamb Secretary mrs. Julius Mraz treasurer mrs. Edward Krott chaplain mrs. Helen Williams conduct Ress and mrs. Albert Wirtz guard. Trustee for three years will be mrs. Dee Wright two years mrs. Merle Root and one year mrs. Earl Wood. Other officers Are color bearers mrs. Richard Crandall mrs. Mildred Whitmore and mrs. The auction and Bazaar which Root bearers mrs. Allen Down will be held by the joint group by Flag and mrs. Spurgeon May 22 and May 23 at the com Witherow Banner mrs. Dee Unity Hall. Lyn Brunner was Wright historian mrs. Wood named chairman of the auction patriotic instructor mrs. Rober which will be held May 22 at 6 Kean held in East Smethport Grange Hall. A picture hand painted by mrs. Marion Mckean was presented to mrs. Wanita Lane As the door prize. Mrs. Jean Butler was named the chairman for the family picnic to be held at 5 p. In. June 27 at the veterans memorial Home Here. Several selections were played and Sung by mrs. Jean Vossler. Henry Hebda of Kane chairman of the county democratic committee spoke to the 33 members at ending. Serving on the committee were the Smethport members mrs. Mckean chairman. Mrs. Ruth Mccarthy mrs. Mary pickers Gill mrs. Hazel Nourse miss Eileen Hull mrs. Lydia Weaver miss Norma Pettinati mrs. Gertrude Green mrs. Maxine Johnson and mrs. Belva Ford. A where the Public schools get their Money will be the topic of the sixth and final session of the school Board Institute scheduled for tonight at 7 30 in the Smethport area Junior senior High school. R. L. Sweitzer supervising principal of the Otto Eldred joint schools and the instructor of these briefing sessions for school directors of Mckean county plans to spend about half of the session on the highly controversial Issue of Federal Aid to education. Fred h. Miller executive director the Public service Institute department of Public instruction will attend this final meeting to present certificates to those directors attending the required number of sessions. A Large percentage of the directors serving on Mckean county school boards is made up of directors newly elected within the past four years. The rapid increase in complexity in school administration personnel relationships salary schedules school faculty problems school financing etc., has required a new Breed of school directors with knowledge and vision to provide schools offering Quality education to children youth and adults in this rapidly changing world. This school Board Institute has been planned to assist in providing the a a knowhow to both experienced and inexperienced school directors. Oleans Vic music Campaign is sellout Garden club banquet the annual banquet of Tho Eldred Garden club will be held Olean . The 1964-65 tonight at 6 30 at the Castle membership Campaign for the restaurant Olean. Members of Olean civic music association ithe committee of Grange is a sellout according to presi a re mrs. John Woodward mrs. Dent Chester e. Klee. A a i is Nna mrs. Vincent a. Letro was Kunkel. Campaign chairman and announced that a waiting list will be established for those moving into this area of who were away at the time of the drive. There Are always some dropouts whose places can be taken by those on the waiting list she said. Some 40,000 men including american technicians Spanish and jamaican labourers Oiin Ese launderers greek Cooks and sikh ditch diggers from India worked to build the Panama canal. Eldred firemen auxiliary plan auction Bazaar a joint meeting of the Eldred township Volunteer firemen and auxiliary was held wednesday of last week at the Community Hall in Indian Creek at which mrs. Lynn Brunner presided. Committees were named for to Todd musician and mrs. Dee Wright assistant. In. Or. Brunner and Boyd Fitzsimmons will Call for pick donations were made to the ups. They also May be left at the state department presidents Hall May 20 and May 21, Joe gift to Scotland school. Bruner Smethport will be the delegates to the District con auctioneer. There will be work mention May 24 at Warren Are to Days and nights May 20, May 21. Be mrs. Mraz and mrs. Krott mrs. William Kriner will be with mrs. Lamb and mrs. Wirtz chairman of the Bazaar commit As alternates. Tee and has announced that it a past presidents pin was pre will open from noon to 9 p. In. Seated to mrs. Downey by mrs Dee Wright. May 22 and from to a. In. To 6 p. In. May 23. Lunches will be served both Days. The following committee chairmen have been named mrs. I a d a be c a Uci crib in Robert Gross and mrs. George Larabee 4-h electric Stroup committee mrs. Twelve 4-h members met last Haupt baked goods 4-h club be tvs thursday evening at the Home of local leaders or. And mrs. Leonard Haupt. Visitors were or. And mrs. Victor Myers. The members decided to sell Light bulbs to raise funds for 4-h Camp. The members were asked to prepare their gardens for their agriculture projects. The refreshment committee for the next meeting will be Michael Wamick Stephen Frisbee James Huey and John she mrs. Charles Colley plants mrs. Victor Myers clothing mrs. Charles Brown Surprise boxes toy games and dolls mrs. Rex Farr Dart games mrs. Joseph Brown and mrs. Richard Murphy fish Pond and mrs. Lawrence Crispin Knic Knack and Handiwork. Clarion College project unofficial Low bids totalling $1,470,185 were submitted to the general state authority for con Lander. The Date of the next Striction of a new dining Hall meeting is undecided. Stephen Frisbee and Kitchen building at Clarion scribe state College. in state hospitals drops Harrisburg a the number year Span insofar As Mckean of Mckean county residents county is concerned fiscal year a who Are patients in state mental hospitals has been generally on a the decline during the past ten years with the exception of one i year. This was indicated recently j in a Check with the state depart i ment of Public welfare on the latest reports available of men Tai Hospital populations on a county by Bounty basis. A just completed report for the 1962-63 fiscal year for example shows a total of 170 Mckean count ians As patients at state mental institutions a a decline of la from the 181 of the devious fiscal year and Down from ten years ago. Records of the department show this pattern Over the ten ended May 31, 1954 a 239 1955 a 229 1956 a 219 1957 a 213 1958 203 1959 a 185 1960 a 187 1961 182 june 30, 1962 a 181, and 1963 a 170. Of the 18 state mental hospitals throughout the state Mckean county residents were listed As patients in two different state hospitals during the past fiscal year As follows Fairview state Hospital two and Warren state Hospital 168. Department figures also show that As of june 30 a total of 94 Mckean count ians were on leave of absence from state mental hospitals including one from Danville state Hospital and 93 from Warren state Hospital. Society observes founders Day installs officers Alpha Epsilon chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Honor society for women educators met saturday at Kane with 40 members and guests in attendance. The chapter observed founders Day honoured to future teachers and installed new officers. The founders Day ceremony was written and presented by mrs. Ann Anderson and mrs. Doris Dougherty of Smethport. Guest Spaker was mrs. Hazel f. Blish of Clarion state president who paid a tribute to mothers. Mrs. Blish conducted the installation of these officers mrs. Anderson president miss Jean Marie Swanson of port Allegany first vice president mrs. Beth Miller of Bradford second vice president mrs. Beulah Blair of Bradford recording Secretary miss Florence Allio of Kane treasurer mrs. Esther Lynch of port Allegany parliamentarian mrs. Dorothy Lombard of Hazel Hurst corresponding Secretary. Lunch was served during which the future teachers were honoured. Miss Belle Bollinger gave the invocation. Prospective teachers from county High schools in attendance were Bradford area High school Candace Carman and Jerriann Filano Bradford Central Christian. Paulette Cleveland and Mary Frances Depetro Kane High school Peggy Oliver and Judith Richardson port Allegany Diane Dow and Susan Reddington Smethport Lynne Hagg and Phyllis Herriman. Guests were miss Esther Lav inspection of new truck four members of the Otto township Volunteer fire Deport ment Ore shown above inspecting the new $15,000 fire truck that arrived this week. Shown Are George Frost social Secretary Thomas Kahle chief kneeling Albert Wasson Secretary treasurer and Sidney Starr president. The truck All electrically controlled and which can be operated by one Man was demonstrated to the members wednesday night by William wagged Seneca pa., representative of Tho Howo fire apparatus co., of Indiana. It has Power steering vacuum brakes and carries a 750-gallon water tank and 1,250 foot of four and one half Inch hese. The truck is constructed to carry 2,000 feet of Hose. I a a a new Otto fire truck gets baptism at Forest Blaze Otto townships Brand new fire truck was Given its first baptism last thursday when the company answered an alarm to fight a Forest fire on red Rock Hill at 12 30 . The fire of owned is located at Little White Rabbit hollow. Firemen saved a powerhouse on the lease extinguishing a Blaze before it could make much headway. With the new fire truck was chief Thomas Kahl and 15 Mem undetermined hers of the Crew. They had the 65 percent of population on Mckean Relief Rolls Harrisburg the state de-1 Aid to dependent children apartment of Public welfare re made up the largest expenditure origin burned Over 25 acres of flames on the outer rim of the Oil lease land owned by Edgar area under control within three Newman of Bradford. It also hours. Did extensive damage to Timber. Fire Warden Ivan Hanes the lease formerly the Wilson Duke Center and his Crew stay Fitzgibbon property Bradford in the Center 0f the acreage until 8 30 ., when the fire was declared under control. Ported that 6.5 percent of the population of Mckean county appeared on March Relief Rolls. This percentage figure compares with the statewide total of 3.8 percent for the month for the month. This group received $71,282, approximately 55 percent of the total county expenditure of $128,137. Next largest payment was $21,780 in general assistance a breakdown of 3,569 persons followed by $18,846 in old age receiving Aid in the county shows that 2,525 in the Aid to dependent children group were the largest number to receive assistance followed by 418 receiving general assistance and 370 persons getting old age assistance. In the lower groups 173 received Blind pension payments and 83 disabled persons were on Relief. Serves on Salvage ship assistance $12,275 paid out in Blind pensions and $3,954 in Aid to disabled persons. The total number of new applications for assistance received by the department during the month from Mckean count ians was 110. Vow in Eldred picks new head Raymond Wright was elected uss recovery Fth inc Neil l. Shepard Boatswain a mate second class us son of new commander of pvt. Myron ing and miss Catherine Steele or. And mrs. Charles t. Shep Burns Post 2092, veterans of of Psi chapter at Dubois. Ard of Mechanic St., Eldred pa., hostesses for the affair were is serving aboard the Salvage miss Allio miss Bollinger and ship uss recovery operating out mrs. Marian Crill. Panama is the youngest american Republic having reached its Independence in 1903, but it is the site of the oldest Spanish Colony on the Mainland of the new world. Foreign wars at a meeting held tuesday in the Post rooms Ery operating out others elected were John of Norfolk a. Recovery pro Sherman senior vice command Vides Salvage and deep sea diver William Irons Junior vice ing support for units of the commander Julius Mraz Chap Fleet. She periodically serves a lain Jjames Glenn Quarter Mas tour of duty with the sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. Phone in news items ter David Feheley judge advocate William bean Post surgeon and Allan Downing trustee for three years. Leave $50,000 Good insurance planning with even a modest income can build an estate of substantial proportions. Plan your family s financial Security now a see Emil j. Johnson representing Fidelity and guaranty life insurance Agency 306 a it a it Wreath is presented members of the Mckean county school safety patrol spending several Days last week in Washington d. C., left this Wreath at i Grava of Tho late president John f. Kennedy in Arlington cemetery. In Pennsylvania ofter a swim Beer is a natural on a hoc summer Day a dip in a Cool scream can be wonderfully refreshing. Equally refreshing when you re relaxing afterwards wich friends is a Hearty Glass of Beer. There a hardly another beverage around that suits what you do for fun As much As Beer. Camping hiking or just lounging on a Lawn chair Beer brings to each just the right touch of extra Good living. Your familiar Glass of Beer is also a pleasurable reminder that we live in a land of personal Freedom we that our right to enjoy Beer and ale if we so desire is just one but an important one of those personal freedoms. Beer goes Wych Fin with relaxation undid Stavis a we mitc Tamah inc. Lee funeral service Harold j. Lei Margaret s. Lee furniture and bedding Smethport a. Check our Racks for further Mark Downs Village style Center Willovene Chase prop. Main Street Eldred Spring showing of the Mckean county artist society will open on Friday May 15 7 00 . In the Smethport office producers rank and Trust company refreshments will by served showing to continue for several Days and will be open for viewing Between 8 30 . And 4 . Monday through Friday sponsored by Smethport office producers Bank and Trust company Smethport office a of big producers Bank amp Trust co. Smethport a. 47o per annul on on year certificates of deposits deposits made by Tho 10th of each month interest from Tho 1st interest paid 4 times a year earns you More banking hours madly through Friday 9 00 t. 3 00 closed All Day saturday a a a Jekw member Federal Deposit insurance corporation

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