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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - November 19, 1970, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county picture newspaper established 1858mckean county democrats Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic Quot published in the county seat of Mckean county a. Volume no. 112 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport. Pa., thursday. November 19, 1970 tems-4.00 per year single copy�?10c no. 47 county Board gets report on work training project a the key for the children involved has been our work training program a a Michael j. Gamble supervisor of special education told the Mckean county Board of education monday evening. Quot since we began the program where students gain on Deer Hunters should do of this season Harrisburg a the Pennsylvania state game commission has announced that surveys have shown that state Deer Hunters who have been successful during the recent seasons on whitetails should do fairly Well again in 1970. The regular two week antlered Deer season opens one half hour before Sunrise on monday november 30, and closes at Sunset on saturday december 12. The regular statewide Antler less Deer season is scheduled for monday and tuesday december 14 and 15. Last year 116,684 Hunters reported harvesting Keystone state whitetails. Included were 59,923 antlered Deer and 56,761 Antler less Deer. Although Pennsylvania a Deer Herd this year is not As Large As one year ago there still should be enough whitetails to provide exciting Hunting. Game commission personnel again strongly urge All Deer Hunters to Wear fluorescent Orange clothing a at least Caps and vests of this color. The fluorescent Orange not Only is the Best color for safety but it also makes much easier the task of keeping tabs on other Drivers and watchers. A Hunter is permitted to take Only one Deer per year in Pennsylvania and he cannot legally kill or attempt to kill a second Whitetail. To be a Legal target during the antlered season a Deer must have a rack with two or More Points to one Antler or have one Antler at least three inches Long. Not More than 25 persons Are permitted to Hunt Deer in a single party and groups of five or More Hunting Deer in unison must maintain a big game Hunting roster. Hunters must tag their Deer within one hour of killing and before the animal is removed from the spot where it was killed. A detachable big game tag is provided with each Hunting License. The tag must be separated from the Hunting License filled out and kept tied to the Deer while it is being transported Hung at Camp or temporarily placed in cold storage. A Deer is not properly tagged if the entire Hunting License is removed from the Hunters Back and attached to the Deer. The big game report card that is also a part of the License must be mailed to the game commission within five Days of the close of the season by a successful Hunter. Grace period oked to produce Driver card Harrisburg a the House approved an amendment to the motor vehicle code monday allowing operators a five Day Grace period to produce registration cards. The vote was 176-0 and was sent to the governor for his signature. Currently Drivers Are required to have the registration card with them while operating a vehicle. Under the new measure the Driver would have the Grace period in which to present the registration card to the police. No in jury reported in two car Accident Lantz Corners state police tuesday reported a two vehicle Accident which occurred late monday afternoon in Coleville with no injury resulting. Hie machines were driven on route 446 by Roger w. Burritt 21, of Rew and Theodore Pearson jr., 27, of port Allegany re 2. Property damage totalled �?�1.000, troopers said. The Job training a Gamble continued a a we be had three students return to class who had quit school two years this phase of the special education program is in port now on jobs where they Are learning while they learn Gamble said. He presented his report on county operated special education at the Board meeting in the county superintendents office in the courthouse. Gamble defined a person with an intelligent quotient in of 75 or above As not mentally retarded those with an in Between 50 and 75 As the educable mentally retarded and those with an in below 50 As he described to the Board the class programs currently available in the Otto Eldred port Allegany and Smethport school districts. Offered to the educable mentally retarded students the slow learners who cannot succeed in the regular classroom but Are Able to learn the program has three classes primary 6 to to years old intermediate 11-14 years of age and the secondary for 15-19 year Olds. Each class numbers from ten to 15 students he noted and that one of the courses offered in each age group is entitled a learning to earn a a similar program is a part of the Kane districts curriculum Gamble said but it is not county funded although he administers it he further described two special classes in the county operated program. The class for socially and emotionally disturbed pupils in the three districts is held at the Eldred township school and students in the class Are screened by a psychiatrist to help them Cope with their anxieties he said. The eight students from the three districts enrolled in the trainable class hold their sessions in port Allegany Gamble said and the teacher has a full time aide. He mentioned that a class for those with brain injury is tentatively planned for the near future and that a class for the socially and emotionally disturbed in Kane is expected to begin about Jan. I. He estimated that 165 children Are presently enrolled in the class programs. Two speech therapists and one speech and hearing therapist with a Case Load of 75 to too children each Are also on his staff Gamble said. Gamble described the process of testing and evaluating children by the psychologist saying that it takes six hours per student. One and one half hours Are spent in the evaluation he noted. Because of the vacancy on the staff Gamble has been doing these psychological processing and he noted that some 45 parents Are currently involved in doing exercises with their children As prescribed by his department. He consults with the parents at least once a month he concluded. In official action the Board voted to hold its december re organizational meeting on monday dec. 7, at 8 . Authorized the county superintendent d r. Robert Strom Berg to renew the leases for special education facilities in four school districts of port Allegany Smethport and Kane for a total rental of 12,650 As specified in the budget and approved for filing the revised Pibb-40b forms from the Kane area District. Bill and salary lists were also approved for payment. 63.71 pct. Of county voters cast ballots on nov. 3rd Road is completed a Tho final faction of Routt 346 a 3.1 Milts a was officially acct Tad by Tho Stata Friday following an impaction and was opened to traffic Bataan Bradford and Tho Warren county lint with the Long standing Detour signs being removed by the state department of transportation. Shown in the above photo Are from left to right a. E. O Block contractor Paul a. Edmunds assistant District Engineer and Thomas Curtis project Engineer. Also present were Ernest Karnes of the Clearfield office and Arnold o. Carlson of Kane county superintendent for the state Agency. Photo by Stewart liquid fuels tax audits of four areas approved argument list opens tuesday in court argument list opening next tuesday in a court of common pleas for Mckean county shows 29 cases along with hearings for nine divorces. William f. Potter president judge of the 48th judicial District will preside. Court is to Convene at to . Tuesday. Held for shooting Nicholas Carlucio 16, is being held by Olean police on a first degree assault charge following a shooting incident As Gerald Cygon 19, was alighting from a school bus at the High school. Harrisburg four Mckean county municipalities whose liquid fuel tax accounts have been audited by the state auditor general a department have been approved according to auditor general Robert p. Casey. The Lewis run audit shows that during the 1969 Calendar year $2,270.24 was received from the state motor License fund which coupled with a january i 1969 balance of $2,458.56 gave the Borough a total of $4,728.80 expenditures during the year amounted to $4,069.20 including $696.60 in wages $800 in materials and $2,572.60 in a contract leaving a december 31, 1969 balance of $659.60 in the fund. It. Jewetts the audit report showed the Borough starting the year 1969 with a balance of $3,453.57, with receipts from the state motor License fund during 1969 amounting to $3,787.39, for a fund total of $7,240.96. Of this amount however $6,000 was spent during the year in a contract leaving a balance at the beginning of 1970 of $1,240.96 Hamlin township spent $6,475.68 in state motor License fund monies from its account according to the audit breaking Down into $2,696 in wages $3,109.29 in materials $631.50 in equipment rental and $38.88 in supplies. The fund started 1969 with a balance of $1,104.42, received $6,710.94 from the state fund during the year thus ending the year with a balance of $1,339.68, according to the audit. Sergeant township received $3,263.34 from the state motor License fund during 1969, according tithe a audit which with a balance of $5,464.82 at the beginning of the year gave the township a total of $8,728.16 of this amount $1,513.60 was expended in wages $681.63 in materials $1,012.67 in equipment rental and $48.80 in supplies leaving the township with a balance in the fund of $5,471.46 at the beginning of 1970. Two women Hurt in crash blamed on Slippery Road two Bradford women were Hurt monday morning on route 646, two Miles South of Knapp Creek ., according to state police. They reported that a car driven by Mabel Mckenzie 70, of 39 Babcock Road skidded on Slippery pavement spun around twice and struck the oncoming vehicle of Richard g. Lannen of 106 Totten hollow Road the first machine then continuing on in a skid and striking the car operated by Edson g. Tregaskis 28, of Foster Brook. Mrs. Mckenzie and her passenger Theresa Price 22, of 338 Congress st., suffered contusions and were treated at Bradford Hospital and released. Troopers listed total property damage at $2,075. Marienville Bank sold Hie 69-year-old Gold Standard National Bank of Marienville Forest county has been purchased by the Warren national1 erty damage. Bank. Youth is in Hospital after one car mishap Michael Martin 20, of Austin was admitted to the Bradford Hospital last thursday night with face and head injuries. County state police said the youth lost control of his car on route 646 in Aiken the vehicle colliding with a Utility pole and then travelling onto the Lawn of a Home causing $100 prop the Auto was demolished. Holiday Bill Given approval by House Harrisburg a. A House Bill passed monday 180-1 would make july 5 a Public Holiday whenever it Falls on a monday. The measure which was sent to the Senate also provides that Banks May observe As a Holiday any monday next following the fourth of july. Tabulations have been completed and figures released on monday by the Mckean county commissioners show that 63.71 per cent of the county a 20,293 eligible voters cast their vote in the nov. 3 elections. The figures showed that 61.15 be cent of Bradford a voters exercised their Constitu-1 tonal right. Total county voters outside the City who went to the polls was 64.55 per cent. In individual voting districts county officials defer action on two matters communiques from the Commonwealth concerning child welfare services and the labor relations Board and bargaining by county employees were read and discussed at the monday four fined for motor vehicle violation cases four persons charged with operating a motor vehicle after suspension of their License received a sentence of $100 plus costs during plea Day hearings at Mckean county court at Smethport monday. District attorney James k. Angell said those so sentenced by judge William f. Potter were Daniel Roger Slater William j. Phelan Kenneth Thomas Miles and Gilbert e. Kennedy. Kenneth Hovis accepted the plea of assault and Battery and resisting arrest the District attorney noted and the sentence was deferred until the pre sentence investigation report is completed. Eight non support cases and three juvenile actions were also heard. Civil court reconvenes today. Bra Fordian wounded by Shotgun blast Olean Olean police Are investigating a shooting incident that wounded a Bradford Man Early sunday. Stanley Rhodes 27, of 21 Bolivar dr., was admitted to Olean general Hospital with a gunshot wound of the Abdomen. He is reported to be in satisfactory condition. Police report that a fight involving five males broke out in front of an e. State Street laundromat at approximately 12 40 . Three shots were fired. One of them hit Rhodes. Over 450 county people receive rehabilitation Harrisburg More than 450 Mckean county residents were receiving vocational rehabilitation services during the past year a report by the state department of labor and Industry indicated today. Cost of these rehabilitative services for county residents according to deportment s Bureau of vocational rehabilitation rounded out to $130,000 for the year. The number of Mckean count ians benefiting from the state rehabilitation program has shown a rather varying pattern during the past five years according to the Bureau climbing from 318 in 1965 to 314 in 1966, then to 301 the following year to 323 in 1968 and 473 in 1969. And As perhaps might be expected expenditures covering Cost of providing vocational rehabilitation for these Mckean count ians also fluctuated going from $86,000 in 1965 to $82,000 in 1966, from $111,000 in 1967 to $95,000 in 1968, and to 130,000 last year. Vocational services Are provided those disabled As a result of Industrial accidents Public accidents diseases or congenital causes who Are otherwise fit to engage in a remunerative occupation. The growth of the program is perhaps illustrated by the fact that the number of cases handled throughout the state has increased from 39,593 to 54,928 during the past year. Smethport area directors join in lab request in special session monday night the Smethport area school Board of directors voted to join with the Smethport area education association sea in a joint request for certification to the Pennsylvania labor relations Board lab. The certification would recognize the sea As the exclusive bargaining agent for full time teachers guidance Counselor Home and school visitors and school nurses As provided for in act 195, according to or. Dimitro Bourandas superintendent of the District. The requests will be posted for five Days in the various schools of the District he said and then will be submitted to the lab. It states that bargaining must begin no later than Jan. To 1971, and must be completed within 27 Days. Board members also decided to How their election of officers at a special session dec. 2, and to meet on dec. 14 to approve the Bill list and transact any other pertinent business. Supt. Bourandas reported to the Board on the findings of the Cumberland Valley roofing co. That specifications were not followed in construction of the roof on the High school building. The report was referred to the solicitor to report the facts to the Pennsylvania state school building authority who was in charge of the construction project. Meeting of the Mckean county commissioners. Official action was deferred until the individual commissioners have time to study the matters. County Aid applications were approved for payment to sergeant township for $1,893.50, and to Ceres township for $2,796.00. An application from it. Jewett Borough for $1,250.00 was also signed for submission to the District Engineer for processing. An error in assessment gave reason for the county officials to Grant a tax exoneration in Eldred township. Bills approved for payment include Neathery Norton associates of Erie $1,000, for drafting and to Hallstrom plumbing of Smethport $43.95 for work done at Sena Kean Manor. A contract to John Tanner or. And Dona Tracy for the removal of three dead Trees on the Sena Kean Manor property was approved. Price quoted was $20 per tree Cut into 14-Inch firewood lengths. The percentage vane from As few As 45.86 to As High As 87.5 in Norwich township where 14 of 16 eligible persons voted. Many of the county a districts ran Between 59 and 64 per cent of the voters out and voting in the off year elections. Official count of the votes cast in the county showed totals of for . Senator Hugh Scott 7,430 William g. Sesler 4,910 Frank w. Gaydosh 98 w. Henry Mcfarland 54 Herman a. Johansen 12 William r. Mimms 16 Robin Maysel la and Albert Johnson i write in vote. For governor and lieutenant governor Raymond j. Broderick Ralph f. Scalera 7,297 Milton Shapp Ernest p. Kline 5,284 Andrew j. Watson Joseph g. Brewer 98 Francis t. Mcgeever Conrad d. Moore 33 George s. Taylor Paul h. Barnes 6 Clarissa Cain Leonard Galloway 6 Pearl Chertov Mark Zola 9. For representative in Congress from the 23rd District Albert w. Johnson 7,776 Cecil r. Harrington. 4,875. For representative in the general Assembly 67th District Victor j. Westerberg 8,594 Peter Atigan 3,913. Ralph w. Mccreary major member dinner set by Elk lick Council Ralph w. Mccreary chairman of the executive committee of Mccreary tire and rubber co., will be the featured speaker at the annual Elk lick Council major membership dinner Friday evening at the Holiday inn in Bradford. The 7 . Event will be preceded by a social hour at 6 . Where major members will be Able to visit with or. Mc-creai7, and a 4 . Meeting. Major members Are the group of men and women throughout the Elk lick Council who work to maintain the level of services in the Council commensurate with the needs of youth. Their memberships close the Gap Between the councils needs and the support afforded it through. Participation in the four United Way campaigns. Nationally known tire Manu i factoring Mccreary began his service in scouting As a scoutmaster nearly 50 years ago. He has been president of the William Penn Council boy scouts of America a member of Region 3 executive committee National explorer committee and director of the american humanities foundation. He has been recognized for outstanding service on the Council. Region and National Levels being the recipient of the Silver Beaver Silver Antelope and Silver Buffalo awards. Eugene Nickels joins staff of my or clinic Eugene l. Nickels former director of nursing at Huntington state Hospital Huntington, has joined the staff of the four county mental health mental retardation clinic 133-135 n. Bennett st., Bradford. Or. Nickels appointment As a psychiatric nurse was announced thursday by Russell j. Weston chairman of the management committee of my or. The newest member of the staff Bas extensive experience in the Field of psychiatric nursing. He was graduated from Temple University and served As a nursing supervisor at Eastern Pennsylvania psychiatric Institute in Philadelphia. From 1943 to immediately prior to his coming to Bradford or. Nickels was with the Huntington facility. Or. Weston said or. Nickels main responsibilities Here will be to assist in the development of a partial hospitalization program to set up a staff training program for the development of in patient services at the Bradford and Charles Cole memorial hospitals As Well As to establish and conduct other staff training for the my or program. As time permits or. Nickels will be available for consultation and education service to other agencies or. Weston said. Or. Nickels will also provide clinical service mainly in connection with patients leaving Warren state Hospital. Or. Nickels is married to the former Gaye Douthit of Bradford. They Are the parents of two Young children. The family makes its Home in Rixford. Use classified ads joins Hospital staff or. Stanley Bogusz head of the department of podiatric Medicine at Warren state Hospital has been appointed by the Board of directors to the medical surgical staff at Kane com Montiy Hospital county savings Bonds sales Over $81,000 . Savings Bonds and savings notes sales in Mckean county totalled $81,694, according to county chairman Jack Mccutcheon. The figure brought the years nine month total to $739,688, or 74.2 per cent of the 1970 quota of $997,000. Mckean county a drive is slightly below the states Overall percentage of 78.1. The states is $443.2 million for the year. Through september sales totalled $346,239,920. Only Fulton county has exceeded its 12-month goal set at $89,000. Through september a total of $99,761 in Bond and note sales has been accomplished. 434.4 Miles of roads it does no to seem possible but by Golly Mckean county hat 434.4 Miles of state Highway i within its Borders

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