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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - November 3, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania
Dii Milij to Lem idea id psf i i a in a a i in it Imo crat volume 73 established 1171 Smethport pa., thursday november 3, 1949 terms--#3.50 ter year no. 43 Community Chest drive $1740.50 Short of goal Smethport Homecoming Queen and court three team captains have yet to report expect to reach goal drive chairman pied d Heinlein announced monday morning that $5.259 50 had been turned in to him in the Community Chest drive two team Captain trave completed their reports there Are three captains who have not made their final reports. The returns to Date Are $1.740 50 Short of the $7,000 goal. Or. Heinlein stated that he was fairly confident that when All col radio Landing Beacon to be built at i. Alton Beacon will allow planes to land despite bad weather the Bradford Mckean county Airport at i. Alton nine Miles West sections and pledges Are reported in of Smethport. Friday was assigned a we would be very near to the goal radio homing Beacon that will guar he suggested that any who had in Antee More than 98 per cent of All tended to make a contribution or a scheduled flights pledge and have not done so could still join in the Effort by sending their contribution to or Frank Fay treasurer. As soon a final returns Are available a Complete report will be published we Are so near the goal that a Little extra Effort will reach it. Late contributions will help toward the important objective of one Hundred per cent participation in Community Chc to support you need the Ralph t Zook vice chairman of the Bradford aviation commission announced receipt of confirmation j from the civil aeronautics admin i is ration that the Long awaited land j ing Aid will be installed in the very near future a this is the biggest thing that has happened since the establishment j of air service at the Bradford my Kean stated or. Zook a a this Landing Aid will make pos your convenience. Served which the Chest supports j sible completion of Over 98 Lier cent and the Community Chest needs of the scheduled flights. It will be your support. Pledge now and at equivalent to two More landings the letter from the Caa stated that a while it is. At this time impossible to establish a completion Date for the installation of this fac j Mility. It is anticipated that it will be completed and commissioned As soon j As possible consistent of course with the handling of other projects with. In the first Region of the civil aeronautics administration. A we fully expect however that this radio Landing Aid will be com j plated and placed in operation during the Early portion of the coming Winter Quot Gabriel Senor. Caa Engineer from new York City was at the Airport Friday to Survey a site for place i ment of the equipment. Or. Zook the Little follow had undergone a added that a building to House the major operation at the children s i Uip ment is ing sent Here from general election next tuesday november 8th. Only our major Onliest listed Iii county that being for lie office of county treasurer Boro candidates have Little opposition Smethport residents Are reminded that next tuesday november 8, is election Day and is it your duty As a citizen to vote. The Only major contest in the county is for the office of county treasurer. Albert Harrington sergeant township Democrat seeks the office now held by Carl l. Peterson Bradford Republican candidate who was recently appointed to the Job by gov. Duff. In Smethport Borough. John a. Extreme i Are Whir him i Iconium r r season i re Ltd Small game season got underway in state tuesday morning Louis Peterson 4, died saturday grandson of Louis if Petersons of King St. Friends of the Peterson family were deeply grieved saturday upon hearing word of the death of Little Louis Lynn Peterson four year old son of or and mrs. Louis Peterson of Emporium which occurred at 9 of clock that morning at his Home pictured above rear Center is Emily love who was chosen Queen for the Homecoming Day Celebration last saturday. Pictured with the Queen on her right is Audrey Swort Smethport and on her left is Patricia Manning of port Allegany. In front of the Queen is left to right. Jennie Benson of port Allegany and Ann mealy of Smethport who made up the Queens court. Al a store it window Art has endorsement of merchants youngsters make Homecoming Day sponsored by merry in annual Smethport downtown coaches club halloween Parade declared bes Ever i undertaken Light rain at Parade time fails to halt school children the annual halloween Parade monday night was sponsored by the two bands Lead float Parade to Mccoy stadium for annual football game port won game 25 to 18 and first prize for Best float novel halloween feature attracts attention in Borough Hospital. Buffalo in May and apparently was making a satisfactory recovery when about five weeks ago his condition again became serious. He was a Bright and affectionate child and won his Way into the hearts of everyone who knew him he was born november 6, 1945 at Erie. Civic leaders of the county joined the Homecoming Day sponsored by the Smethport Smethport Parent teacher a.,Socia downtown coaches club last saturday was a huge Ticie its Andt Waters were rained Success. Port Allegany High school walked off with i and much of avoidable comment has the idea of painting store show windows in Observance of halloween proved to be very Well received Here business men and aviation officials fit was still successful. After the first prize of Twenty five dollars for their Fine float. A Pard certainly the merchants in an unanimous prediction for a Parade the children were treated to and the Sophomore class of Smith tremendous air future Here once the a Nia Gic show and to refreshments port High school edged out the i i much needed Beacon has been place at the school House seniors for the second prize of if Ila i Elf i Hihi de in use. Among the prize winners for cos teen dollars while the latter bested Joseph Fitch station manager for Tumes that were Clever original the six other competing floats for Emporium and is survived by his air lines pointed out that pretty etc., were the following i third prize of ten dollars. The Buck parents. A baby sister Beryl and. New facility Quot will effect year j Barty Barton As Santa Becky paternal grandparents. Or. And mrs. Around dependability in commercial pry a Monkey Wright boys cow operations at the it. Alton Airport boys Mike Partchey Royal Cana As an example in the Winter of Dlan policeman Dixie Vandervort 1948-49. United had on operation of Cathy Bockstrom drum majorette 70 per cent and As Low As 40 per cent j avid Rumsey of Brien Sisters without this facility. With the Ben Peter pumping eater Ray Parker Louis Peter on of e. King St., and several aunts and uncles. Funeral services were held tuesday afternoon at i 30 o clock from St John s lutheran Church at Emporium. Preceded by a prayer serv can United anticipates 95 to 98 per Caroi Kelly. Good night ladies ice conducted at the Home at i o clock the Rev. Melvin Pingel. Pastor. Officiated. Interment a in Rose Hill cemetery. Smethport with the following pallbearers John Sepiol and Frank Layberger of Emporium and Howard Wright and Lauren mix. Smethport. New Street lights in business Section cent performance on All James Demarte of All american airways pointed out that a with radio facility planes May come in with a ceiling of 500 feet right now they cannot land under a 1.500 foot ceiling David Scott jr., of the Airport commission believes it is the most Chappy Wilson Monkey s. Dunn Monkey Denning Brothers Jack in the Box Larry Denning. Frankenstein Jack Gustafson robot Howard Digel. Tramp Gary Carlson wounded Soldier Tommy German scarecrow Moran Brothers Rickshaw Caroline Clark Stork Goodwill children and Dragoone boys important step at the Airport because a a been of the Parade Quot mrs. Her 27 lights will replace those now in use it. Will increase service to the Public. Installation of the Landing Aid will give area residents virtually All weather air service and will place the Bradford Mckean Airport in a Man Rice and Tom Mcmillan old fashioned ladies Patty Goodrich Little Pink pig. There May have been several More prize winners but through an oversight a list of winners was not kept f i Tail Post. American legion was rep resented by the engine of the Mckean county forty and eight and the downtown coaches Drew a great i Deal of favourable comment on their float depicting a lighted football stadium a Large and appreciative crowd i witnessed both the Parade and the football game in addition to being j captivated by the halloween decorations which had been placed on the local store windows under the auspices of the and the Smethport school teachers. Burgess John a Lind Holm crowned the Graceful Homecoming Queen in a colourful half time ceremony at Mccoy stadium after which the Limpid receives $6,950 for Aid did t have As much trouble removing the water colors tuesday As they it did in former years when their show windows were covered with soap and Wax. March of dimes organization aids in patient Are the Mckean county chapter of the National foundation of infantile paralysis has received from National Headquarters of the March of dimes organization a Check for $6950 to assist in payment of local polio patients medical care it was an class with Large City Landing Fields j and the foregoing is from memory throughout the nation. Coaches dub will meet nov. 14 at county club of the judges As the Parade passed. A total of $33 was Given in prizes. Seth Norman superintendent of the Borough electric Plant and other members of the department Are Busy this week installing the new Standard for the Street lights in the business Section of town altogether 27 of the late designed lights will Light up the business Sec Quot Tho now standards arc 21-,. Fort i Quot mom Bors a Chanco to i attend. A Fine program is being arranged including movies of the the next meeting of the coaches club will be held it the Smethport country club on monday nov. 14. At 8 p. In. This meeting was originally scheduled for the 15th of nov. But the Date was changed in order High with an Arm five feet Long extending out onto the Street. The Bee hive shaped Globe is specially constructed with Glass reflectors inside which diffuse the Light better than the Type now in use Oil main St. The new lamps Art a product of general electric and Are used quite extensively in larger cities. Intersections will have lights on each Corner and one will be placed in the Center of the Block. The old standards will to taken out and replaced in the re identical parts of main Street. Smith , Otto township and port Allegany games. In addition negotiations Are under Way for a program of exhibition boxing by the members of the Kane elks athletic club. The Smethport school band and terms Smethport representative Tes the Keating band who had started senaus specially Shoppe to get in the line of March returned after the game. President Guy to the schoolhouse when the rain. Mayo of the downtown coaches started. The Parade was not without club presented a trophy to the port music by a Long shot for several Allegany football coach As a Symbol bounced Friday night by chapter Queen presented the prize Money chairman George Tiffany. In Silver dollars to the winning float the Money was requested from contestants. The Queen and her j the emergency epidemic Aid fund court were particularly attractive in because the local chapter which re their Beautiful gowns highlighted talus 50 per cent of March of dimes by Flowers presented to them thru proceeds each year for financial astute Courtesy of Larson s greenhouse in port Allegany and the lat members Mohe Smethport fire department drum and Bugle corps in halloween costumes headed the line of March and also gave Impromptu concerts about town and in business places. East Smethport will meet monday the East Smethport will hold its regular meeting on monday nov. 7th, in the school auditorium daughter born saturday at 8 15 of clock or. And mrs. Howard Moore Are John Biery. Supervising principal parents of a daughter born at Kane i of Keating township schools will Community Hospital saturday. I show pictures of Switzerland. Airlines offices moved at it. Alton fort two major airlines operating at the Airport at it. Alton opened up business monday in an almost completed handsome red Brick administration building. The big task of moving communications to the new site was started sunday night. The new one Story building boasts of an Ultra modern and spacious lounge and dining room. The new Structure will House the operations of United air lines and All american airways inc. Of their hard fought Victory Over the local eleven. The downtown coaches club wishes to extend Public thanks to Oscar Anderson Myron Tessena Fred Heinlein and All others who cooperated in making this affair a Success the committee in charge of the arrangements consisted of Leroy of Laughlin Frank Rugh Robert Glamor win. Pierotti or. Ford Yonkers. William Hung Lille and Guy b. Mayo. Distance to polio victims whose families cannot full costs unaided has run out of funds. Thus far this year the National Headquarters has advanced $7,404. Tie Clever work was directed by Art students assisted by schoolmates from Grade school and High school. Alex Mckay and j r Mcelhattan were judges of the pictures and made the grand award to Bud Johnson and his committee who painted the windows of the Anderson shoe store first prize for the grades went to the third Grade for their work on the left hand window of the Wells Auto parts 2nd prize to fifth Grade for Atlantic service station windows 3rd prize to sixth Grade for Gaskin Barber shop picture. For Junior High -1st prize to Carol Norman and committee for Johnson pharmacy window. 2nd prize to Harold Reynolds and committee for Palmer electric window 3rd prize to Joel Gamble and committee for left hand window at Palmer electric senior High 1st prize to Nancy Therminy and committee for Kohns store window 2nd to Diehl Mckalip and committee for Mosser hardware window and 3rd to Ann mealy and committee for Burdick insurance window. The Cash prizes which were award As the 1949 Small game season opens in Pennsylvania the game commission urges extreme care in the handling of firearms reminding Hunters that the muzzle of a gun should never to pointed at anyone. It is suggested that persons of advanced age and those not accustomed to great physical exertion be sensible about the Effort they put into their sport this year the accent is on lawful Hunting Good sportsmanship fair treatment of landowners and consideration of their properties crops and livestock. The corps of Deputy game protectors has been considerably increased Over recent years in an Effort to save wildlife for the legitimate Hunter and protect Farmers from vandalism and dangerous shooting. Outraged sportsmen and non Hunters will continue to cooperate with the authorities in curbing perilous and Lawless practices. Gunners and trapper Are urged to study carefully the seasons and bag limits printed on their licenses and to read the information Given in the digest of Pennsylvania Hunting and trapping regulations that they receive with their Hunting licenses. The game commission offers this review of noteworthy regulations 1. This year grouse May be bunted Only on the first three Days of the season and the last three Days of the second week the dates Are nov. I. 2. 3. And Nove Roll 12. 2. Certain counties Are closed to wild Turkey Hunting some Are open in part and in others Turkey Hunting is allowed Only Between nov. I and nov. 12 inclusive 3 raccoons May be hunted beginning nov i but May not be trapped until nov to 4 woodchuck Are not in season and will not again be until july i 1950. 5 skunks minks and otters May not be trapped this year before nov. To. But opossums May be taken beginning nov. I. 6 Bobwhite Quail and hungarian partridges May be hunted nov. I to nov. 12 inclusive 7 the la t Day for Woodcock and Dove Hunting is nov. 8. 966 31 to chapters As a result of Iii creased incidence of infantile -1 cd were furnished by the Smethport Lysis plus a heavy carry Over of chamber of Commerce cases from 1948. Year of highest incidence since 1916, or Tiffany said Mckean county chapter is presently providing funds for the care in whole or Iii part of 24. Patients stricken this year and also is continuing to costs of care for to patients stricken in former years. The funds that the Mckean county chapter received in the recent emergency drive some $2,000, a has been sent to National Headquarters or. Tiffany said while other contributions were mailed direct to National Headquarters. In Labrador Joseph m Wirt Seaman us of Smethport r d 2, As a Crew member aboard the Landing ship uss daughter born or and mrs. Harold l. Curtis Are colonial is now taking part in joint parents of a daughter born oct. 26. Navy and Marine corps cold weath or. Curtis is a member of the firmed by delegates from All sections of or exercises off the coast of la a of Swanson. Curtis a co., who took the United states and Many prom mrs. Oscar Anderson is the aits teacher both in the grades and High school. The first Grade and kindergarten received honorable mention Fin their efforts. Local pastor and wife attend convention Rev. And mrs. Linford w Wilcox of the regular Baptist Church of Smethport have returned from at tending the eighth annual Convell Hen of the american Council of Christian churches held at the Grace Baptist Church in Washington d. A. On october 26. 27 and 28. The convention was Well attend two local men have crushed toes Lindheim is unopposed for Burgess. There Are three candidates for school directors Herman Rice and Fritz Guenter on the Republican ticket and l a. Robey on the democratic ticket. For councilmen the republicans nominated William e. Kerr. C. L. Hurt Fred a Herriman and Bernard Huffman the democrats nominated l. A. Robey. Henry j Rice was nominated by the republicans for tax collector As was r m Dunn for auditor Earl Gallup for Justice of the peace. Rose l. Herzog for Republican inspector of election and Gladys Stark was named by the democrats for inspector of election. Wade Burdick was nominated As Constable on the Republican ticket. These candidates Are unopposed in Keating township the following were nominated Road supervisor Leo Hackett Republican and John Griffin Democrat. Goldie Acker was nominated on bottle the Republican and Democrat ticket for assessor. For school directors in Keating township Byron b. Bickford and Howard Francis were nominated on the Republican ticket Atid Arthur Cooper on the democratic ticket. Constables were j. V Gallup Democrat and Emmett Oviatt Republican. Justice of the peace. Edward m to Aenlle and Robert l. Herzog both republicans. Helen Ross for auditor on Republican ticket and Ethel Stickles on the democratic. In the Commonwealth William e. Flirt. Republican will oppose Harry m Montgomery. Democrat for judge of the supreme court. In Mckean county for county controller. Mary e. Mccloskey Republican is opposed by Lyle l. Patchen. Democrat. F or county treasurer. Carl l. Peterson Republican Albert j. Harrington Democrat. For jury commissioner Gerald Samule Kohler Republican Frank ii Cantwell Democrat. Proposed amendments to be voted on Are As follows no. I a shall article nine of the Constitution of Pennsylvania be amended by adding a new Section authorizing the state to create additional bonded indebtedness to the amount of $500,000,000 for payment of Bonus to veterans no. 2-a. Shall Section one of article nine of the Constitution of Pennsylvania be amended to authorize the general Assembly to exempt by general Laws. Redevelopment authorities from taxes on land acquired for Urban redevelopment for a period not exceeding 25 years no 3-a. Shall article eight of the Constitution be amended by adding a new Section providing for Absentee voting by bed Ridden or hospitalized War veterans Dor in the Vicinity of Hamilton Inlet. Over the Marvin m. Linden account intent speakers were on the three ing business in Smethport. I Day program. Lit font couple wed filly years or. And mrs. Mon Jar will have a open House or and mrs. Harry a. Monjar of Gifford will have an open House for friends and relatives on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary on thursday today. The Mon jars will be Quot at Home to their Jack Kukuk in bags friends from 7 to 9 p. In. Wild Turkey or. And mrs. Monjar were mar Jack Burdick son of or. And mrs. Ried in Jamestown n. A. November Howard Burdick of East Smethport 3, 1899 they have seven children while out Hunting with his grand mrs. Harry Bright and Paul e. Mon father. Wally Burdick shot Down Jar Bradford Edward and Claude a wild Turkey. I Monjar and mrs. William Pierotti they were Hunting on Prospect jr., Smethport mrs. J. B Walters Hill about to of clock tuesday morn j mrs. J. G. Eakin Gifford. They have ing. When Jack brought Down one nine grandchildren and one Gre afr. Of the much prize turkeys. J grandchild. Kermit Winslow and Delmar j work both of Bank St suffered i crushed big toes in accidents this week. Or. Winslow was fixing he furn i Ace at his Home when a heavy piece of Metal fell on his foot he was treated at a local physicians office and is Able to get around Oil crutches. Or work was working on an Oil lease when a Stem fell causing his injury
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