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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 23, 1968, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county picture net a paper established 1858mckean county Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper published in the county seat of Mckean county a. Volume no. To Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday May 23, 1968 terms�?$4.00 per year single copy�?10c no. 21 Quaker state promotes two at local refinery n. W. Hill vice president of refining for the Quaker state / Oil refining corp., has announced the promotions of William c. J Helsley to maintenance superintendent and Thomas r. Abbey a to office manager at the Quaker states Farmers Valley Plant. Or. Helsley is a 1963 graduate in mechanical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He joined Quaker state in february 1968, and was formerly employed by Gulf Oil corp. At its Philadelphia refinery As a supervisor in the maintenance department. Or. Helsley and his wife Barbara reside at 17 Rosehill ave., Smethport. They have three sons William Timothy and Erik. Or. Abbey is a 1965 graduate of Lehigh University Bethlehem with a degree in business administration. He joined Quaker state in june 1965, As an office trainee and has been a supervisor in office procedure for the past two years. He came to Quaker state from Mobil Oil Thomas r. Abbey the sales division. Or. Abbey and his wife Ju-1 Timothy. Woman killed in Auto crash it. Jewett a a it. Jewett woman became Mckean county a Lith traffic victim shortly after 2 . Tuesday As the result of a one car Accident on . 42044 the Ormsby Refour Miles North of this Community. Deputy Coroner Howard Walter and state police said mrs. Elvira Carlson 70, of 9 Anderson ave., died As the result of a Skull fracture and multiple body injuries. She was a prominent local resident and had been Active for Many years in Church and Community affairs. Authorities said she was Riding in a car operated by her husband Emanuel Carlson 73, when it went out of control on a slight curve on the Ormsby Road sideswiped a tree and continued for 20 feet before striking three other Trees Headon. Or. And mrs. Carlson were returning Home from Bradford. Also in the vehicle was mrs. Edna f. Johnson 68, of Brennan ave., a sister of the victim. Or. Carlson and mrs. Johnson were listed in critical condition at Kane Community Hospital with multiple injuries. Mrs. Carlson was born in this Borough and had resided Here her entire life. She and her husband were associated with the Mellander amp Carlson clothing store Here for about 35 years. She was a member of it. Jewett United methodist Church. Surviving Are her husband her sister and several nieces and nephews. Go go girl is killed in crash a one car Accident at the intersection of Kennedy St. And Walker ave. Bradford saturday morning claimed the life of a 26-year-old go go dancer the sole occupant of the car. Pronounced dead o n arrival at Bradford Hospital at 3 10 a m. Was mrs. Sally sorg 26, of Greenville. Mrs. Sorg known As a Sally the go go cobra girl a was employed As an entertainer at a Bradford cocktail lounge. Bradford police called to the scene at 2 50 a.m., say that mrs. Sorg was driving her 1961 Sedan South on Kennedy St., when it apparently went out of control and jumped the West curb of the Street about Halfway Between Jackson ave. And Walker ave. The Auto continued South on the ground beside the Street coming off the curb onto Walker ave., where is swerved left and with its right front end struck a Utility pole on the Southwest Corner of the Kennedy St. And Walker ave. Intersection. The Impact caused the car to slide into and Knock Over a City parking sign and a . Mail collection Box near the Comer. The car came to rest against a tree. Apparently during one of the Points of Impact mrs. Sorg was thrown toward the passenger Side of her vehicle and her head knocked through the Windshield on that Side. A Large jagged Hole was made in the Windshield Glass. Death apparently was caused by loss of blood from a severed jugular vein Cut on the Windshield Glass. No official death verdict has been issued yet. Firemen had to pry a car door open before mrs. Sorg could be removed and taken by ambulance to the Hospital. Two snakes thought to be Boa constrictors which mrs. Sorg used in her acts were in a Metal Case in the Back of the car and were taken to the police station. Mrs. Sorgs husband Gilbert sorg of Greenville took custody of the reptiles later on saturday. The police Accident report noted rain was falling and the Street wet at the time of the Accident. Speed of mrs. Sorgs car was estimated at 25 mph. The Auto was totally damaged. Mrs. Sorg was born in Greenville on dec. 21, 1941. She is survived by her husband two children Daniel j. And John c. A org at her Home in Greenville and her father Earl Youngblood and Stepmother mrs. Catherine Youngblood both of Bonita Springs Fla. Funeral services were held in a Greenville funeral Home at j so . Tuesday with burial in Rocky Glen cemetery in Adamsville. Girl soliciting for a scouts facing action two 12-year-old girls one from Bradford the other from port Allegany picked up in Bradford last week for soliciting funds a for the girl scouts a actually wound up helping the girl scouts. Capt. Richard Miller Bradford police dept juvenile officer said the approximately $4 collected by the two girls on main St. Sunday afternoon has been turned Over to the girl scout Council Here for use at Camp Accampo this summer. Neither of the girls belonged to the girls organization. One of the girls already on probation has been referred to juvenile court at Smethport and to probation officer Hary Lehman capt. Miller said and the other will be cited before the City a juvenile Board. Co., where he was employed in the sales division. Aith live at 33 Center St., Smethport and have one son Forest tax discussion held at St. Marys five panellists participated in the afternoon session of a meeting dealing with Forest taxes and ownership in North Central Pennsylvania and their effects on Community services held wednesday at the St. Marys country club. They will be Glenn l. Bower executive director of the Pennsylvania game commission Samuel Cobb director of the Bureau of forestry of the department of forests and Waters William Nagey Timber products manager of the Collins Pine co. At Sheffield Robert a. Ritsch lands staff assistant of Allegheny National Forest Warren and John j. Stewart attorney and tree Farmer also of Warren. The Forest panel discussed the results and implications of research findings presented during the morning session by or. Dean Jansma and James Barron research assistant of Pennsylvania state University a resource economics department. Cancer meeting a Mckean county unit american cancer society had it annual meeting at Tho pen Hills club thursday evening. From left Are William Tate county crusade chairman or. Ralph Bacon of Erie guest speaker and or. Edward j. Roche jr., services chairman. Photo by Stewart cancer society elects new slate picks directors at annual dinner a end measles clinic next sunday afternoon officers chosen by postmasters at regular meet Mckean Potter and Cameron county postmasters met wednesday night of last week at the Desoto Holiday House in Bradford and the following new officers were elected George Case of Burtville president f. P. Golden of Coudersport first vice president Adeline Waters of Gifford second vice president and Norma Pettenati of Crosby Secretary treasurer. A rising vote of thanks was Given Neal Donohue outgoing president who responded briefly. Postmaster Frank Fago of Warren and postmaster Jackly Hines spoke. Delegates to the state convention at York june 16-19 will be or. Case James Woodard Joe Shurilla Florence Willard Faye Slavin Adeline Waters Barbara Best Frank and Grace Golden or. Fago Milton Dodge and miss Pettenati. Officers and Board members of the Mckean county unit of the american cancer society were elected thursday evening at the units annual dinner meeting held at the pen Hills club. New officers Are David a. Pytcher president or. John l. Neill vice president mrs. Loren Avery Secretary and Charles t. Rowe treasurer. New Board members elected for a three year term Are mrs. Elwood l. Mix the Rev. Elton Orewiler Hilton s. Woodruff and Robert s. Fuller. Board members re elected to three year terms Are judge Glenn e. Mencer mrs. Loren Avery mrs. John Becker mrs. Donald Curtin Joseph l. I Hinaman or. Paul demolish j Joseph m. Cleary w. J. Of Donnell Bruno p. Sicher mrs. Arthur c. Simmons or. Harry e. Taylor or. Lane Webster Herbert Witter and mrs. Robert Wick. In other business chairmen of two educational committees and two Public relations committees submitted reports William Tate county chairman was presented an award and or. Ralph Bacon of Erie addressed the group on a seven safeguards a his program for Early detection of cancer. Guests at the meeting included mrs. Robert Perry and mrs. John Pearsall of the Pennsylvania division Board of directors. Measles could be practically eliminated in Mckean county on a Send measles sunday at the four vaccination clinics sponsored by the Mckean county medical society and the Pennsylvania department of health. Clinics will be held from i to 4 . At Smethport area High school port Allegany High school Kane Junior High school Floyd c. Fretz Junior High school in Bradford recreation site control will be handed to and Warren a the corps of engineers will hand Over control of the Willow Bay recreation area on thes Allegheny Reservoir to the Allegheny National Forest in ceremonies sunday May 25, beginning at 2 ., at the recreation site. Ceremonies will include an address by state sen. Richard c. Frame. Ralph Freeman supervisor of the Forest will receive the a a keys to the site from col. Wayne s. Nichols Pittsburgh District Engineer for the corps of engineers. Sponsoring the dedication is the Kinzua dam vacation Bu-1 Reau which says the recreation area this summer will offer 96 tent and trailer Sites 121 pie j Nic units five boat launching lanes and parking space for 133 cars and trailers. The Public is invited to attend the ceremonies. Livestock Survey a Semi annual Survey of farm livestock is being conducted through cooperation of the . Post office department and Federal and state departments of agriculture. Survey cards Are being delivered to Rural mail boxes selected at random. It Block gels bid for 346 project the state highways department has approved the Low bid submitted for a Road construction project near Here and will award the contract to a. E. Of Block co. Of Pittsburgh in about a week according to rep. Victor j. Westerberg and state sen. Richard c. Frame. It is for construction of 2.4 Miles of route 346, or . 42010, Section six also known As the Willow Creek Road and located four Miles East of the Mckean Warren county line. The contract Price is $1,388,535. I set Book fair to be held Friday in Bradford the used Book fair sponsored by the american association of University women Bradford Branch will be held Friday from 9 a m. To 9 . In St. Bernard a auditorium Bradford. In addition to the Sale of Good used books records and magazines there will be a refreshment Booth and several attractions for children. Miss Doris Vandebogart an instructor at Bradford Campus of the University of Pittsburgh and Marian Potter a resident of Warren and author of several children a books will personally autograph copies of their most recent books. Miss Vandebogart has recently published a introduction to the humanities and mrs. Potters most recent Book is titled a Milepost 67�?� and was written for children age 9 to 14. All profits from the Book fair will be used for the Paauw scholarship fund which annually awards a $500 gift scholarship to a deserving girl. County jail fares fairly Well in state inspection the Mckean county jail at Smethport fared fairly Well in a May 2 examination conducted by inspectors from the state Bureau of correction department of Justice. A report to the county commissioners from the Bureau was read at the commissioners monday morning meeting at the courthouse. While the lock up got a general approval a few improvements were suggested in the report. A Grille steel door on the jails second floor should be repaired facilities for prisoners Leisure time activities were described As a minimal a the report said. The report noted that often there is Only one guard on duty and said this was and a recommendation was made that the jail be used primarily for prisoners serving Short sentences or awaiting trial. The inspectors said they had talked to inmates at the jail who were serving terms of up to ten months. The commissioners agreed to answer the letter informing the Bureau of what remedial Steps the county intends to take. In other business they discussed scattered bids they have received on a Small building formerly used As a polling place located on Davis St. In Bradford. It was decided that they would run a classified newspaper and asking for bids on the Small Frame Structure. Payment of a $498.40 Bill for work done by the Howard tree co. On the courthouse Lawn was approved As was one for $1,926.89 from the state department of Public welfare. This figure represents half the costs of the food stamp plan for the first Quarter of this year the state pays the other half of the costs. Panel to assist Rural people in county is formed a panel to help Rural people with economic social and cultural development and other matters has been formed with members appointed by the . Department of agriculture. Comprising the panel Are Elzy d. Younkins of the ass chairman Floyd w. Bliss pcs vice chairman Charles Wilcox Cha Secretary c. E. Craver Ces sex offi Cio member Robert p. Lewis is and Ralph Willard uses members. The panel which meets the third tuesday of each month at i . In the ass office Mechanic and water sts., Smethport will consider the requests from any organization group or individual in the Rural area. Port Allegany Moose plans affair saturday port Allegany special a Theodore Phalon jr., Junior past governor and general chairman of the Moose club Here reports that arrangements have been completed for the 28th annual past governors banquet to be held at 6 30 . Next saturday in the Moose dining room. Roger j. Callahan of Braddock will be guest speaker. 302 Volunteer firemen take part in tri county fire school session it. Jewett getting new Industry soon it. Jewett this Community is to have a new Industry according to Robert Foote president of the it. Jewett development corp., who identified the firm As Northern hardware rounds inc. Its president Clyde Jack said the firm will employ at least 45 people mostly male in the manufacture of products for the furniture Industry. Or. Foote said the new Plant will be located on a 41-acre tract owned by the development organization and that a Public fund raising Campaign meeting will be held at 8 . Today in the new Borough building. Shortway nearing end the final link of the Keystone Shortway 4.06 Miles in Clinton county will be put up for bids May 24. Completion of the 313-mile Shortway interstate 80 j during 1970 is almost certain. I parents should bring their children aged i through 12 years to the most convenient clime next sunday. While the most susceptible age group is i through 12, no susceptible child of any age will be refused immunization. A susceptible children Are defined As those who have not had regular measles 10-Day Type or measles vaccine. It is desirable that application Blanks be filled out in Advance and brought to the clinic. You May Cut out and fill in the form printed at the Bottom of this Page. However this is not absolutely necessary. The important thing is that the children receive the Schwarz Strain vaccine according to or. Bruno p. Sicher of Kane president of the Mckean county medical society. Or. Sicher said Quot the vaccine gives Long term immunity against the dangers of the disease of measles. Every child who has not had measles or received vaccination against measles should be protected against the dangers of having this severe communicable medical doctors pharmacists and state health dept representatives will be in attendance to insure efficient operation and safety of the clinics. Although there is no charge for this service the Public is asked to remember that the vaccine is expensive and a contribution would be Welcome. Records will be kept of those children who receive the vaccine and these will be available for the school immunization record of All students. Immunization record cards will be distributed to each Parent for personal records. The hypo Spray Jet injector gun will be used at All clinic Sites. No Needles Are used in the administration of vaccine. One shot probably will Confer lifetime immunity. Measles is far from being just a harmless childhood disease. In the United states approximately 400 deaths from measles occur each year. Encephalitis or brain inflammation the most serious complication of regular measles is estimated to occur about once in 1,000 cases. It ends fatally for a fourth of its victims leaves another third permanently paralysed or mentally impaired. In addition measles complications include ear infection pneumonia and other respiratory ills. Of a child meets any of the following conditions to should not receive the measles vaccine except on the special advice of a physician a children who have a fever temperature 101 or a severe respiratory tract infection on the Day of the clinic. A children who have been or Are now being treated for cancer leukaemia or tuberculosis. A children who Are allergic to eggs or egg products. A children who have received Gamma globulin in the past six weeks. A children who Are under resistance depressing therapy such As irradiation or who Are receiving steroids anti metabolite and Alk Yating agents. A children who had Oral polio smallpox or other live virus vaccine in the past four weeks. A children who have had a convulsion in the past five years unless otherwise directed by your personal physician or attending clinic physician. A total of 302 Volunteer firemen from 48 fire departments and Industrial brigades attended the fourth annual tri county fire school at Smethport Over the weekend. Most heavily attended of the special courses offered was the a special Rescue others were fire department hydraulics officers training course smoke mask instruction and fire police. Five Basic courses presented included chemistry of fires fire department ladders Forest fires structural fires and Oil and special problem fires. Rain throughout saturdays activities made it in but they continued with the classes As scheduled. Communication was provided Between groups and control Points by members of the Mountain rangers emergency cd club inc. Materials for fire fighting were donated by area industries clothing and equipment. A staff of 18 accredited instructors taught the latest techniques of fire fighting. Much of the lesson material came from the volunteers own first hand experience in fighting area fires. A school staff of 58 men including a stand by first Aid and Rescue Crew assisted the instructors in the lessons. Participating fire departments and brigades were from Emporia pleasant Tor the firefighters i urn Coudersport Germama Genesee National transit port Allegany Lewis run Mountain Hose West Side Hose Kane Kendall refining co. Capitol City Hose Rescue Hose Sheffield Lewisburg wit co chemical Dubois 2nd Ward Hose co., Shinglehouse Quaker state refining co., Eldred Bradford twp., Driftwood Roulette Rew Norwich twp., it. Jewett East end Hose co., Central Hose Dresser mfg. Co., Jay twp., Corning Glass works Corydon twp., Derrick City Eldred twp., Custer City Montmorenci area and Sylvania electric. Attending from new York state were companies from Limestone n.y., Knapp Creek Westons Mill and Bolivar. Ind measles sunday May 26 pleas fill out and bring this form with you Parent _ phone _ address _ county zip code names of children to be immunized age Grade if in school i hereby stats that i Hava raid tha above information and that i am a Parent or guardian and i hereby request that Maas Laa vaccine a administered to Tho above children. Signature Parent or guardian

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