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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - May 26, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Newsstand copies. A. Am temp ape till naturally Lait Democrat volume 73 established in Smethport pa., thursday May 2�, 1919 Tfrmfv-43.50 pkg tear no. 20 Dales Lur \ Oler registrations Iii Gottily Given Bounty women in meet at legion Iii hic Smethport heating Norwich voters can Register any Day voter registration Days for the september primary have been announced by the Mckean county commis loners the dates scheduled follow monday. July la to a in to pm a Annin and Liberty township second District of Norwich township and the first yid second districts of port Allegany at Borough building in port Allegany. Monday july la 2 pin-9 pm a Cere township at Ceres Orange Hall tuesday july 12, to p m Eldred township and Eldred Bor out ii a fire Hall in Eldred. Tuesday july 12. 2 p.m-9p.m a in t and second districts of Otto township at consolidated school Between Rixford and nuke Center wedge a Lay. July 13. 2 p m 9 p m fir t and third districts of Foster Tov ship on Russell blvd. And second and fourth districts at polling place in Dallas. Thursday. July 14. 2 p.m.-9 pm a first District of Bradford township and Corydon township second District at Choel building in Custer City. Second and third districts of Bradford township and Corydon first District in West Branch school bulling and ideals run Borough and second District of Lafayette township in Lewis run school. Friday july is. 2 pm.-9 third District of Keating township at school in Simpson and first and third districts of Lafayette township in consolidated school in Lafayette. Friday july 15, 6 -9 pm a fourth District of Lafayette township at West line Church. Tuesday and wednesday july 19 and 20 to a p m a our wards of Kane Borough and Wetmore township in Borough building in Kane Friday july 22, to a first second and third District of of mini town ii of Jewett Borough and second districts of sergeant township at Borough building in it. Jewett. Friday july 22. 2 pm.-9 first and second districts of Hamilton township in Odd Fellows Hall in Ludlow. Saturday. July 16. Thursday july 21. And saturday july 29, to amelus pin All districts of Bradford City Iii City Hall. Any Day first and second districts of Keating township fir t districts of Norwich and sergeant township and Smethport Borough at the court Home. I ii final Date to Register for those persons now ineligible to vote is saturday july 23 tax equalization plan Villi be explained june k Boro Council school Board arranging for open meeting commencement week activities announced court i Phalli at an informal Point meeting of the Smith kit it Borough Council and of a Quot i 1111 ii i i of 1 school Board held in the school v Quot by Quot i i Iii jul i la woodcutter known in area killed by Gar in i. Jewett Emil rollick walks into Side of moving automobile Emil rollick about 58. Whose la known addle Ridgway killed almost instantly shortly after Midnight saturday when he walked into the Side of a moving automobile near the Post office on main St. In it. Jewett. Rollick a woodcutter who reported to have worked in the Crosby area in past years died in an ambulance Enro Ute to a Kane Hospital. Tile vehicle operated by or. Thomas u Johnson it Jewett physician who absolved of blame by Mckean county Coroner Elmer who issued a certificate of accidental death. Coroner Beatty said death caused by a fractured Skull. The body taken to the Lind Home funeral Home in of. Jewett and efforts Are being made to locate any possible relatives of rollick. Who said to have been born in Austria. Khi attend annual homemakers Day meeting Here meeting arranged by agricultural Extension service Las Hilts Krill for f. It. Miller services held at Mission Church thursday funeral services for flank g Miller 77-year-old Smethport drilling contractor who died from a heart condition monday evening. May 16. Were held from the evangelical Mission Church thursday afternoon at 4 o clock. The Rev. Kenneth a Berlin pastor of the Church officiated. Burial it in the Moody hollow cemetery. A pallbearer were Beth ii Norman Guy Dicker on. Charles Dickinson. Ii d. Marsh George Rockefeller and Ward by Kford. The service originally scheduled for 2 p. In. Was past killed for two hours to Awalt or scheduled arrival of a daughter. Mrs. Esther Green <1 Torrence cal., Al the it. Alton nil port at 2 55 of clock hut . Green failed to arrive on the plane. T free burned As Rig and Derrick Fateh fire three men including Jack Cunningham of Smethport were reported burned about the lace and body when a Rig and Derrick suddenly caught lire thursday morning North of Millport in Potter county. The Rig and Derrick were said to have been completely destroyed. Ruji. I Llull elected diocese Delegate episcopal meeting will be in san Francisco Redfield b. Gillett elected a Lav Delegate from the diocese of Erie to the general convention of the episcopal lunch to be held sept. 26 to october 8 in san Francisco. He is one of four laymen who will attend As delegates from the Erie diocese e. G. Potter elec ted an alternate Deputy. Mrs e. O. Potter elected an alternate Delegate to the triennial meeting of the woman s auxiliary in san Francisco the same time As tile general convention. These elections were held saturday Iii Ridgway at the 39th annual convention of the diocese of Erie of the episcopal Church. I he Rev. Rodney f Cobb reelected to the executive Council of the diocese his term having expired. And ask tinted As chairman of the committee on the state of the Church. Mrs. Esther Burdick miss Dora Keenan Ruth Conner or and . E. G. Potter. Or. And . Pied a. Herriman or. Gillett and tile Rev. Rodney f. Cobb attended the convention. Or. Gillett is treasurer and a vex Bryman of St. Luke a Church and also a member of the executive Council of the diocese. Local kid i is collect Money i Kom Abc play Smethport Kegler collected prizes totalling $37 for their share in the american Bowling Congress this year at Atlantic City. The team of Abbey of Laughlin collected Sik in the two Man event while Albert Morasco rang up $19 As his prize Money in the singles. The annual Spring homemakers Day of the agricultural Extension service held in Smethport at the american legion Post Home on thursday May 19, attended by Over too persons the program Jor the Day began at 10 30 a. In. With remarks by miss Jean l. Mccleary Home economics Extension representative of Mckean county and . David Pytcher of Gifford and reports of work done in the past. Tile morning speaker miss Emma Eastman of state College who discussed a Ocolor Iii the Home a a Tureen luncheon served at noon under the direction of . Grace Ross and miss Margaret Deh Baugh of Smethport. During the afternoon . Robert Anderson and . James Sample told of a homemaking in Italy and miss Irene Bittenbender of Kane held a discussion on Quot design in gardens and Flower also featured in the afternoon program a fashion show of the dresses made by the women a clothing groups. Miss Rosalind Jewett of state College spoke on Quot How big is your world Quot and . Howard Burdick of East Smethport told Quot Why you should attend women a committee for the meeting were reception Windfall group Eldred group. Pianists . C. E. Bailey Eldred . Ray Swanson. It. Jewett. Exhibits Cory Ville group Derrick City group Kane group. Judge Hubbard Grants to 14 residents naturalization court Uriel Here last week House last thursday evening the two groups voted to rail a general meeting of All Borough taxpayers on wednesday. June 8. At 8 p. In for the purpose of explaining the tax equalization program councilman l c Robey or and school Board member h l Morrison were appointed to a Committer to make arrangements for the meeting. Including the drafting of letters to be sent to All taxpayers in the Borough. Mckean county chief assessor George Berkwater of Smethport present at the session and pointed out the features of the equalization program Council president Glenn a Raifsnyder presided. Present from the Council were or. Rails Ider or Robey Fred Hrin Lein Donald Peterson. C. L. Burt. Fled Herriman and Claude Hackett while the school Board represented by or. Morrison. L h Dickinson j. R Huffman and w. A Ross. President judge Charles g Hubbard granted american citizenship to 14 residents of Mckean county during naturalization court held in the court House last week those who received the oath of allegiance from judge Hubbard were the following Bradford a Doris Dora Rosen Agnese Giordano Betty Goodman Edna Joyce Watson and Iris eve Lent Eddy. Kane Chapin Bentze Scheinker changed to Hormon Booker and Lueila Elizabeth Ryan. Port Allegany a Walter castles Roberts Irene coneys and Grace Marie Watts. Lewis run a Katherine Helen Terpak and Busan Bonko Chohrach. East Smethport Fortnato Ricco. Crosby a Tony Brne area goalkeepers form organization elect officers plan for publicity . Olive Allison funeral services prominent local woman died Friday East Smethport school janitor honoured Welley Burdick the genial custodian of Hie East Smethport consolidated school pleasantly surprised on wednesday of last week when the pupils of All grades assembled and Sang a Happy birthday when he entered the building at noon he guest of Honor at a delicious lunch arranged by the teachers and Rote and or. Kibble of tile school cafeteria the tables were attractively decorated with Spring Flowers and the guest of Honor stable entered with a beautifully decorated birthday cake. A meeting of goalkeepers held at the Home of Mary g Shelley on Lillibridge Creek. Port Allegany on saturday May 14. At 8o clock to form an organization. The name decided on for the group Intel tale Dairy Goat association office chosen were Grade Stokes Bradford president . Oliver Salisbury Olean Vic president Mary Shelley Secretary and Jack Baron. Emporium treasurer. Oiler members Are or. Salisbury or. And mis. Archie Haven All of Bradford i. Baron or. And . Card port Allegany and or and . Richard Dudley of Portville. Was and Means were discussed to publicize Goat products and for the next meeting each member is to try to get a new member. The next meeting will be held the second saturday Iii june at the same place Aud time. Anyone inter steel i a invited to attend. Funeral services were held for mr.-. Olive Allison 69. Widow of the late Mckean county detective j. J Allison. Monday afternoon at i 30 of clock from the Bayer residence on West Green St. The Rev. E j Burton. Minister of the Smethport methodist Church officiated . Allison had been in ill health for a number of years and after going into a coma the forepart of last week she succumbed to a heart condition at 8 30 a in Friday May 20. At the Kane Community Hospital where she had been admitted on tuesday. The deceased had been a Promin j ent resident of Smethport for the j past Twenty nine years moving Here from Clermont. She born j september 24, 1879 in Knoxville Ohio and married to or Allison in Toronto o. Or Allison predeceased her in june. 1940. Mrs. Allison a member of the methodist Churuti. A charter member of the . Of that Church and a past Matron of the Phoenix chapter Eastern Star. Survivors include one son. Ames p Allison of Smethport a brother William l Paisley of Toronto of two grandsons William Allison and Halsey Allison of Oil City and Sev eral nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers were Dick and Claude Shattuck pallbearers were Merle e. Dickinson e g. Potter Robert b Apple. Seth a. Dugel Harry Herzog and John Bayer. Interment a in Rose Hill cemetery. Relatives from out of town attending the services were Halsey Allison and son William Allison and or. And . W a. Hov is of Oil City . Jean Piper Sam Allison or. And . J. A Piper All of Lorraine owe. Paisley . Maude Mccarthy. Or and . Ralph Miller of Toronto o. Iii three gases closer co. Awarded $23,000 Satterwhite loses commissions tile Pennsylvania supreme court has handed Down three decisions on important Mckean county cases upholding president judge Charles g Hubbard in All three decisions the decisions were awarding $23,000 plus interest to the Moser manufacturing company in insurance As result of the fire which destroyed the Kane Plant october 19, 1944 establishing a precedent with the first Case in u s court records by denying Henry a Satterwhite commissions from Sale of powder and other explosives to the u. S. Government which were later specified and marked for British and russian use under u. S. Lend least. Satterwhite had a contract entitling him to exclusive rights for Sale in Export Trade with the National powder co. Of Eldred. The third and widely discussed Case that of decision of judge Hubbard in litigation in the million Dollar estate of the late Earle g Emery of Bradford suit instituted in orphans court in Mckean county by Mildred showers Emery to establish a widow s right to half the estate because a prenuptial agreement involving $50,000 in Bonds for waiving rights to the estate had not been paid. Judge Hubbard held the $50,000 provision is valid and Emery not entitled to half the estate which appraised at $1,281,000 and a probably Worth in excess of $2.-000,000.&Quot $1053 allocated Smethport Boro appropriation from motor License fund auditor general Weldon b Heyburn has announced today that he has approved payment totalling $2.-453,607.85 to cities boroughs first and second class townships in the Commonwealth of which Smethport Borough will receive $1053 46. The Money represents the quarterly distribution from the motor License fund a provided for by the 1947 legislature. Use of the funds by local governments is limited to Street Road and Bridge construction repair and maintenance. Allocations Are made on a Road mileage basis. Mckean county will receive the following amounts City of Bradford $2507 40. Boro a Eldred $32697, Kane $1506.18. Lewis run $204 la of Jewett $426 61, port Allegany $952.85, Smethport $1053 46 tips. Annin $896 98. Bradford $701.58, cere., $844.34, Corydon $397 43. Eldred $695,50, Foster $798, Hamlin $207, Keating .89. Lafayette $220.79, Liberty $1228 17. Norwich $371.21. Otto $120.06, ser gent $209.20, Wetmore $593 39. Recent Bacilli i nil olm drive nets $1,721.00 newly uniform Cri organization will appear monday the Lecent drive for school band uniforms wa., a decided Success Smeish it Ort and Keating joint band committees United for a common purpose and proved again what Unity Tan accomplish a Campaign which lasted less than Lour week from the Date of in Conception ended with i figure considerably higher than to e goal of $1,350 00, As originally planned fifty seven out of town contributors gave donations amounting to More than $400,00, which helped to swell the total of the local patrons. The cont i act for the uniforms awarded to the Louis g Dame and son uniform company o Chicago. They have been doing to dlr utmost to take care of the order and get it to the school in time Loi the memorial Day Celebration the newly uniformed organization will appear in full review Here on memorial Day and we Are sure that everyone who participated in making this drive a Success will have a Justi ladle feeling of Pride when they Sec this group of Young musicians marching in the Parade. Drive officials take this Opportunity to again thank ail of the friends who so generously contributed to this uniform drive Gar strikes boy on Bush Hui Road Raymond Kleisath receives bruises Raymond Kleisath 12-year-old son of or and or Walter Kleisath of the Bush Hill Road struck by a car bearing a Florida License monday evening. The Accident took place As the car coming Down Bush Hill toward Smethport Enro Ute to Cleveland. A the car rounded a cure in the Road the Driver sounded the Horn to warn the lad who had just come out onto the Highway from the Crawford residence where he had been visiting. The Impact threw the Bike and child into the air and the car sideswiped a Utility pole on the Side of the Road and continued on its into a Field. Fortunately no one a seriously injured. The Kleisath boy sintered bruises on his body. Or. And Howard Burdick who heard about the Accident arrived at the scene and took the injured boy to the Vilice of or. R e. Hockenberry who took a rays but found no serious injuries. The occupants of the car spent the night with or. And . Kleisath and continued their trip in the morning. At honors Fust commander Connors past commander John Richards presented a past commander s pin by commander Paul Connors at a meeting of Mckean county Post 2a97, veterans of foreign wars at a regular meeting of tin organization tuesday night of last week the kist voted to underwrite the Cost of refreshments for Grade xenon i students of Smet port who were honoured at a theatre party saturday no Ming for establishing a record of net having an acc Dent in a three year period. Bucktail Post 138. American legion. Defray the co. Of the theatre party. Grocery store opens i Sim will receive $240.50 on South Street from police fund you wu1 not a Verush a ment appearing elsewhere in this a a of a a to amp of that or. And Hoard $246.50 As its share of state funds school i ills treated to Alo vies saturday More than 300 Grade school pupils tor having the state police retirement fund and police department. The fund represents one Hall of the two percent tax collected on foreign casualty insurance premiums written in lie stale during 1947. Other county municipalities receiving allocations Are Bradford $2,370.03 Kane $821.63 it. Jewett $193.58 port Allegany $315.63. Donning Are announcing lire open a he Beth porn and East Seething of their new modern 6rocery port schools were treated to a Thea store on South St. Tins morning at of Carty saturday morning Lor i compiling a record of having gone to o clock the Dennings have recently completed construction of an attractive Cement Block building and solicit your patronage. Training at great lakes David Alphonse Houck Seaman recruit us son of . Clara Houck of r d 3, Smethport is undergoing recruit training at the naval training Center at great lakes ii will graduate june 6 Claudia pullers is one of ninety three students to graduate june 6 from Pennsylvania College for women at Pittsburgh. Miss pullers the daughter cd or. And . Claude butlers of 125 Marvin St., majored in Spanish and is a candidate for the Bachelor of arts degree. Without an Accident for the past three years. Bucktail Post. 138. American legion underwrote the Cost of the admissions and Mckean county Post 2497, vow provided the after theater refreshments. Tile affair arranged by Chiel of police James a. Mccabe. Two year old saved from drowning Quick action on the part of . Albin Anderson Hilton ave., saved the life of two year old Holiger Everett Carlson. Or. On thursday afternoon. Mrs. Anderson noticed three Small children playing on the Banks of Blacksmith Brook near her Home and later heard a scream. Rushing to the Creek she found the lad struggling in More than three feet of water and calmly waded into the Stream and rescued the child. After being calmed the child seemed none the worse for his experience. Son Hohn monday a son born to or and . Philip l. Carlson of port Allegany at the port Allegany Hospital monday. Daughter born a daughter born to or. And c. F Felt at Kane Community Hospital May 18 the child has been named Josephine Estelle after her two grandmothers. Mrs. Felt and daughter returned from the Hospital yesterday afternoon. Cd a nation exercises will by held t tuesday june 7th by Carrie a Day the class Day exercises will he held on thursday evening june 2, ushering in the events of the commencement week activities at the Smethport High school. The Ria officers Are president Edwin Rudolph Kohn. Vice president a Charles Lour Faes sen it Aryl Dorothy Jean Hauck. Treasurer Patricia Curran Donovan. The baccalaureate Sermon will be Given by the Rev. C. O. Thunberg pastor of an Gartus lutheran Church in the school auditorium on sunday evening june 5th. At 7 30 o clock. Commencement exercises will be held in the auditorium on tuesday evening june 7th, at eight of clock Stanley Bright former principal of the Smethport schools will be the speaker. Principal Carl Johnson has announced the Honor students As follows valedictorian Harold Hull. Salutatorian a Mary Elizabeth dully. 3rd Honor students Howard huh. 4th Honor students Dorothy Jean Hauck. 5th Honor students Patricia cur ran Donovan. 6th Honor students Edwin Rudolph Kohn. The winners of the prizes Given annually by Mckean chapter daughters of the american revolution for outstanding work in american history Are Imogene Harmon daughter of or. And . Edward Harmon of Keating township and David Hali Atrom son of or. And or Paul Hal i St rom of Smethport. The eighth Grade medals Given annually by the american legion and the american legion auxiliary Are awarded this year to William Willson Angell Nephew of mis Mary Willson of Norwich township and to Marion Kristine Johnson daughter of principal and . Carl Johnson of Keating township. The members of the class of 1949, Smethport High school Are Garry Amster w Ard of or and mr.?. Lawrence Stratton of Keating township. Alva Greta Anderson daughter of . Alva Anderson of main St Frederick h. Anderson son of or. And . Fred Anderson of Mechanic St. Theda Atwell daughter of or. And . C. P Atwell of Keating twp Mary Pearl Bell daughter of or. And . Walter w. Bell of Keating twp. Jack Bishop sen of or and mis f. J. Bishop of Keating twp. Continued on Page four Gli urch conference Iii Buffalo june 1-5 Rev. Burton. Judge Hubbard will attend the Rev. E. A Burton will leave the last of this month to attend Tho annual Genesee conference of the methodist Church which will be held in but Lalo june i to june 5. The conference will be presided Over by Bishop w. Earl Ledden of the Syracuse District and will be held at tile Asbury Delaw Are methodist Church. Judge Charles g. Hubbard will attend the sessions As a Delegate trom the local Church. Stanley Bright who will arrive Joon in Smethport Lor a visit has consented to i ill the pulpit on sunday june 5, in the absence of Rev. Burton. Dog bites tot trying to retrieve article attempting to take an article from his dogs Mouth wednesday afternoon proved costly for Jimmy scow Den 2 j year old son of or. And . L. E. Scowden of Farmers Valley. Jimmy liken to the Kane Community Hospital where several stitches were taken in his head As the result of retaliation by the dog

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