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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - October 8, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean county county democrats Northwestern Pennsylvania a leading democratic newspaper Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to tue Public Smethport pa., thursday october 8, 1964 terms�?l.00 per year single copy�?10c no. 41 youth nabbed after hit a it run new York Accident Lancaster . A 17-year-old Lancaster youth who was picked up by Bradford pa., police for Smethport police on a charge of failure to identify after striking a Utility pole in Bradford Man Dies of injuries suffered in fight Bradford a a coroners jury tuesday night found that Richard Drugg of Roberts St. Caused injuries which resulted in the death a week earlier of Lee Elmer Foster 50, of 19 n. Center St. The verdict said in pert i Quot we find that or. Foster died from blows received it the fiends of Richard Drugg end that he is responsible for the it was handed to Coroner Gale Hollenbeck following a four hour inquest held at the municipal building during which 16 witnesses were called by the Coroner. The incident allegedly involved in or. Fosters death occurred Early on the morning of sept. 28 at the italian americanization society clubroom 15 e. Main St., according to testimony presented at the inquest. The victim died on tuesday evening sept. 29, at Bradford Hospital. The jury a finding and a transcript of the proceeding will be forwarded to District attorney William f. Potter. At the outset Coroner Hollenbeck told the jurors that or. Foster was admitted to the Hospital on the afternoon of his death and was in a coma. Because of external injuries that were evident an autopsy was performed by or. de r. Kolisch at the local Hospital. The inquest revolved around activities at the e. Main St. Social club on the night of sunday sept. 27 and until closing at about 2 . Monday morning. Practically All of those witnesses that were in the club admitted that there were two Brief Quot skirmishes Between or. Foster and or. Drugg and that blows were struck in each instance but the number varied from one to Quot from 15 to 20.�?� witnesses testified that the dispute Between the two men apparently was caused by a remark made by the victim in reportedly calling or. Drugg Quot a Jerk for helping himself to a drink. A Short time later it was testified the two engaged in a scuffle on the dance floor and after being separated or. Drugg reportedly struck Foster a single blow while near the victim s table. Democratic women elect new officers mrs. Lawrence Freer was elected president of the democratic women of Eastern Mckean county at a meeting held in port Allegany last thursday. Other officers named were mrs. Clifford Lane vice president mrs. Irene Nelson recording Secretary mrs. William Rossette treasurer mrs. Anita Farrell corresponding Secretary and mrs. Harry Stephens chaplain. Mrs. Jean Neely was chairman of the nominating committee. The Mckean county seat sunday will be turned Over to new York state authorities today to face More serious charges. Michael pry of 57 Preston Road son of Frank pry of this Community is wanted by Lancaster authorities in connection with a hit and run Accident saturday night in which Richard Gorski 24, of Depew a Well known area Golden gloves Boxer was seriously injured. Young pry monday night was charged before Justice of the peace Edward Rosenwine of Smethport with failure to Stop at the scene of an Accident in the county seat. He pleaded guilty and paid a Fine of $25, plus Cost. The youth is to be turned Over to Lancaster police in connection with or. Gorskin a Accident. The teenager was the object of a Chase through the streets and Fields of the Smethport area from 2 15 to 6 . Sunday by assistant chief Russell Wells without being caught. About 8 . Sunday Herm Grassi of Bradford a Deputy sheriff was returning to his Home from Smethport when he spotted Young pry on the Degolia Road. He called Bradford police who in turn notified Smethport authorities with the arrest following. Young pry a troubles started saturday when he is reported to have struck a parked car in Central ave. In this Community and continued on at la . Without stopping. Gorski saw the mishap Ana followed the hit and run Motorist. He overtook the machine and it stopped in Central near the Lancaster senior High school. As Gorski walked toward the Auto the Driver drove the car Forward and struck him. Gorski was dragged or carried on the car about too feet before being hurled free. Gorski furnished police a License number of the run away ear. It was sent Over the police teletype. An automobile bearing the same License number hit a pole in Smethport Early sunday morning. Gorski. The father of four children is in Sisters Hospital in Buffalo where doctors amputated his right leg at the knee. He also has a fractured hip wrist and multiple lacerations. Area postmaster nominations fail of confirmation Washington . A seven postmaster nominations from Northwestern Pennsylvania i along with four from Western new York were still pending when the Senate adjourned last saturday. Those from Pennsylvania include Duke Center mrs. Margery b. Lehman Gifford mrs. Adeline m. Waters Hazel Hurst Hazel i. Suain North East Donald j. Bogert Tidioute William j. Shields Turtle Point Charles w. Plunkett and Youngsville Carlton i. Olsen. From new York state Colden William m. Fleckenstein Corfu Jerome p. Meyer Findley Lake Richard c. Smolk. And Westons Mills Orville b. Clark. November draft Call the november draft Call in Pennsylvania will total 615 men �?753 less than were called for the same month last year. The state quota for october is 596. October criminal court in session at Smethport the Case of the Commonwealth is. Theodore Wiltsie 25, of 12 Woodlawn ave., Bradford was scheduled to be completed yesterday in Mckean county criminal court at Smethport with judge Glenn e. Mencer presiding. All testimony in the Case had been presented to the Petit jury by the Commonwealth and the defense. Yesterday morning when the court reconvened at to am., after recessing at 5 . Tuesday summations were to be Given by District attorney William f. Potter and defense attorney Albert a. Griffin of Bradford. Wiltsie was charged by the Commonwealth of being an accessory before and after a burglary. Another charge of receiving stolen property is pending. As soon As the Wiltsie Case is concluded the Commonwealth will begin the second trial of the term which lists Emil Zuzek of Kane re As the defendant in an assault and Battery Case. Arraignments. The outcome of he other cases mrs. Helen Fitch 39, of Kane charged with driving while intoxicated ordered to spend 15 Days in the county jail. Robert Haskins of port Allegany who pleaded guilty to a second offence of driving without a License was fined $200 and costs. . Irwin of Ludlow driving while intoxicated $50 Fine and 16 Days in the county jail. Thomas a. Henderson of Bradford driving while intoxicated sentence deferred. Joseph Swack of Turtlepoint operating without a License second offence Case will be presented to the grand jury on monday. X Phyliis j. Paulson of Bradford. Accused of attempted arson not disposed of at the session. What a difference a Bridge makes the old Devil s Elbow Road Long a Monaco to motorists now becomes a memory with the opening of the new Devil s Elbow Bridge a portion of the relocated route 59. Inspection of the Bridge was held Friday with Only final touch left. Although berm and grading projects a still continuing the traffic was allowed to Cross the Structure sunday. The picture above was it it it it $106,000 Given for Kinzua area Oil Gas rights taken from the Kinzua end and shows the Bridge leading to the Blacktop Road that eventually takes on to another Bridge Over Kinzua Valley that is expected to be completed later this month. The rout comes out at Marshburn. Traffic Over the weekend to the Kinzua dam area was announced As Quot terrific Quot with lines forming for Miles because of slow movement. Photo by w. Forres Stewart it it it it it it it it seven indicted by grand jury straight time. No weekends route 59 reopening is near Warrens the reopening of completed. Route 59, Between Warren and the Bridge across plated this week and be ready the for the placing of guard rails. Instead of serving eight weekends As imposed by Mckean county judge Glenn e. Mencer last thursday Lester Irwin of Sheffield Learned monday that he will have to do his penalty seven persons were indicted or 16 consecutive Days. This monday by the october grand sentence was started monday jury which was convened by judge Glenn e. Mencer. I this was the result of the the cases were presented to original sentence imposed on the jury by District attorney the Sheffield Man for operating William f. Potter. A car while under the influence those indicted were of intoxicants being rescinded Allen k. Sheldon 18, of 22 upon recommendation of sheriff Stephen Lane Bradford charge j Leslie w. Pendleton. Or. Irwin was instructed by Points East is but a matter of a a Elbow has been receiving or. Culbertson stated that con and with larceny. He to now serv Points Easi is oui a Mailer of final touch with Mack top Crete flooring of the Structure in8 a one two and a half year the court to spend his sentence Erie a Federal jury award a Quot Eek so a c a a Predl 1� the Ping fully completed and final had been completed and that term being sentenced from on weekends so As not to impaired to landowners a total of cd no Racli is and the . Corps grading 0f the berms Are in the a Short portion of the con Warren county on charges of his employment. He had been $106,000 wednesday of last week of engineers. Final stages. Crete guard Wall is now under robbery and aggravated assault told to report to the sheriff at 4 for Oil and Gas rights and equip the be Quot roadbed that will Edward Culbertson superin construction. John a. Niklas of James City . Saturday and remain m ment lost through construction Curry traffic from the Vicinity pendent of the Jorfi f. In Goff Quot of. Renouf stated that Grad larceny and operas go custody until 8 . Sunday. Through Job said that his end of the work on the portion of the Casey tog on a suspended License. This Propec m<-1 Al in. Turn Al Al of the Kinzua dam. They had sought $2,910,000. Of the Kinzua dam others indicted five men awarded $97,500 for Gas and Oil rights and $8,500 for loss of equipment on three tracts of land covering 135 acres. The panel returned the verdict after deliberating about two hours. The big dam is under construction on the Allegheny Riv i a _ a n or to Warren county. It will la Ftp flood a wide area. In concluding arguments assistant . Attorney Robert Tucker said a no businessman in his right mind would the Price asked by the the government had offered directly to Marshburn and then a Gioc Jon work was a coming project that will connect the a jury of seven women ski .0�?o �3? or Quot a Tab a Quot Quot col Ltd a it it Bradford sector. By the Jude follow Joseph Renouf the resident a me ski. Of is Putnam Creen. Between rim a Quot Vacc Emory a a the aet Piea of guilty to Engineer at the Kinzua dam and the end of the month. Rock and Marshburn is in the Georce procedure was to be to effect for eight consecutive weeks totalling the 16-Day sentence said that the final inspection of he also announced that work final stages and Black Topping of. P. Aiip0flnv Viola-1 of. The devils Elbow portion of the on the High level Bridge across this last segment is expected to to hair welf re l a a relocated route 59 has been Kinzua Creek would be com-1 Start Uon of the Publ a welfare a Quot ins ant confinement. He re saturday oct. 17 institutes night for scout Camp patrols due to vandalism George w. Bornheimer for the charge. However last saturday was Mckean county judge Glenn e. Mencer will officially open monday night stated that be fires putting them out by using Ual Ca p. Cause of a wide scale of Vandal i the fire extinguishers. They also sheriff Leslie w. Pendleton globes and setting two Small property. George l. Moore of Rew ported to the sheriff it is said driving while intoxicated. In such a condition that he Ernest Edward Sikes jr., of caused much commotion at the Bradford burglary and larceny j jail resulting to sheriff Pendle Emil Zuzek of Kane re As ton charging the Sheffield Man Sault and Battery. I with conduct unbecoming and the jury returned a a no Bill a detrimental to the Good order exonerating Hershel Kanovsky 0f the jail and Meyer Levine both of Kane information was lodged with of criminally receiving stolen Justice of the peace Edward trials arranged cases set Down for trial this Rosenswie. At a hearing monday night Irwin pleaded guilty and was fined $10 and costs. Grand jurors selected for grand jury duty after being notified by sheriff $87,000. Tucker described this ceremonies to be held on sat or ism the go Mckean county ransacked the entire place and. A. A More than plans t0 a amp Ain provide night made a Hole through the Stair today thursday a William speaking for the plaintiffs at a Ore Dent of the Council and patr0,s but his deputies from one Way Wall. Entrance was gained l Reinhard of Kane charged f pot a Sald the Earl Black executive director. A a of the with drivin5 while intoxicated. Land had 40 Gas and Oil Wells and members of the 0rder of he pointed out that last sat-1 the boys who absolved the several defendants were a Leslie w. Pendleton were Nich producing a Gross a Gnu a i in a Arrow will participate in the Yin company with Deputy other five members of the rained monday by District at j Olas Bove Blanche Foster come of $4,000. Dedication exercises to be held sheriff cd non Case of Eldred a White jackets from any to Tomey Potter. Richard Galey Charles grif. By the Lake a Senes a Camp bur6laries and plication of their acts admitted Joseph Zwack of Turtlepoint with j. A. Grow Ruth Johnson Ihn Row Paffard tha of the nubile will be invited to a Era vandalism acts of Sev at least entering the Porter charged with driving without a Nellie Lyons John Mcmillin or and or e g a the and map to the Camp new Ani eral weeks were cleared As the Home twice and giving As their License second offence was Robert Mintz Gilbert Perkins All of Bradford. Wishor of Mckean i renovated facilities from 2 to 5 result a apprehension of reason for the damage that they fined $100 by judge Mencer. Totri Adorney Wiiiam f. . The facilities have been jew a a a land Cecil l. Fragale 58, of Kane also Doris Austin of re 2, Potter of Smethport. Installed As the result of capital the part of a club or tended they were held and Erie charged with indecent Smethport Leland Adams Boli funds Campaign three years ago. A Aniced by youngsters of the prisoners to the stronghold of assault and also with prowling Var drive Edward Bell John items of interest will be Des same age and labelled the of their enemy. A ,.a White jackets a will be cited ignited by signs which arc be t0 before judge Glenn my painted and erected by Van e amp or in juvenile court Ous scout troops in the Council 1 guides will be available articles recovered courthouse to be closed Columbus Day oct. 12 the Mckean county court House to Smethport will be closed next monday to Observance of Columbus Day. Offices will reopen the following morning. Commissioners announced the closing at their meeting monday morning and said the next Board session will probably be held oct. 19. On tuesday oct. 13, the Board members will attend the monthly meeting of the Northwestern Pennsylvania District of county commissioners. Sessions will be held at the Cameron county courthouse in Emporium beginning at to . Officials said a number of subjects Are on the discussion Agenda and that new officers Are to be elected at the meeting. Luncheon is scheduled for j2 30 . At the Homestead hotel. At its meeting monday the Mckean county group authorized it mint. Y. H. Lopus and mrs. Lopus to attend the annual con dates places of surplus food distribution set dates and places for distribution of surplus food during of _ r a tuber have been announced by scouting a mailable to boys Clayton and Robert Rupert of the places had been ransacked some of the articles taken and sentenced to serve from a a k which will be held at the Conlu from the Porter Home were one to two Vears in the Aile s,0f cd ass ? is arses the Home. Damage to porters ter Fragale was ordered to Council wishes to express thanks to the Community for the support Given for improved and adequate scouting facilities and Pendleton of breaking into for the generally improved qual Camps belonging to Carroll h. Admit break ins was estimated at $200. J costs fined $200 and sen the boy admitted to sheriff other places entered did not to paced to five to to months to reveal too much property dam a same institution the terms of Kane. Age but evidence showed that to served consecutively. And loitering. On the former Soules jr., Eldred Helen Ben count he was fined $200, order-1 Ning Derrick City Franklin de to costs of prosecution Curtis Duke Center Mary h. Bowler Stoard run Road James Haynes Little Genesee ., f. W. King Ceres ., Raymond Okerlund sr., it. Jewett Elmer Raymond port Allegany and Norman Rice Alf Benson and Edgar Swanson mention of the Pennsylvania association of county Home superintendents to be held to Harrisburg oct. 15-16. Also approved were the following county Aid applications for monies from the liquid fuel tax fund Annin township. $3,894, for Road repairs Bradford City $7,998, for Street resurfacing work and Bradford City $2,992 for repairs made to Steps and the Wall to High St. Earlier this year. The Board will Purchase two folding tables from Barnsdall inc., of Bradford at a total Cost of $79. The tables will be utilized to the election place of Kane boroughs fourth Ward. It is planned to acquire a number of new chairs for the same location All to remain the property of the county. An allocation of $106 was authorized to the Norwich cemetery association for care during the year of 36 Graves of vet trans. The Mckean county commissioners. Surplus food will be distributed to Bradford at the armory for All persons whose late name begins with g through n inclusive on thursday and on Friday for All persons whose last name begins with o through z inclusive. Surplus food will be distributed in other Points on oct. 13�?Kane fourth Ward Hose House. Oct. 15 a Eldred Borough building. To the three county area. Bradford the summer Home of and several items taken. Charles Porter of Butler and move Bowling pin Plant the Home of Jack Eastman in the All american Bowling Farmers Valley All to the Bor pins Plant has been moved from Dell area. Ellicottville ., to the for the vandalism acts to the sworn to last week As a new Mer Rathbun plastics building Porter summer Home included Federal District judge for West to Salamanca. The breaking of electric bulbs pm Pennsylvania. Silas Spencer of 29 ave. A Bradford accused of indecent Petit juror sheriff Pendleton notified the assault and Quot Battery ordered to following for Petit jury David costs and sentenced to from Caruso. Frederick Colosimo f j a 1 Vincent Cook Marjorie Dun Ham Mary Giardini Robert new Federal judge. A of. M to two to four months m county Gerald j. Weber of Erie was Hajj computed from sept. 27. Pleas of guilty program reviewed by county planner heard to court amp j j Clyde Walker of brads to. Philip Waring director of the for outdoor recreation and local a elopement is presented As one Mckean county planning com recreation needs will be made of the major land use develop 05ti. East Smethport i Mission. Tuesday night reviewed Ava Uahle Quot or. Warm Eon ment concern in Mckean coun go5geapport Allegany City the Progress made on recreation a two of the recce building. And land use studies sub Divis action study Are now being pre oct 21 a it Jewett Borough ions junk Yard ordinances and pared for study by commission building. Budding codes at the meeting of members. At All areas distribution will be carried out from to . To 3 . New registrations May the commission held at the Bradford National Bank. R. R. Williams chairman of Sites after i . Be made at any of the above the commission presided. Or. Waring stated that the proposed county sub division regulations Are being coordinated with those to build educational to of the City of Bradford Brad construction of a Psi tech. J Ford and Foster townships 3, the Pennsylvania state uni prior to their being presented to varsity a a new educational Tele the residents of the county at vision station will Start soon Public hearings. In Clearfield county where the he said that copies of part Tower and transmitter will be one of the recreation study located. 1 concerning the regional demands the report will state that recreation facilities within 50 Miles of the Kinzua dam Reservoir Drew More than four million visitors to 1962. Also that facilities by the . Army corps of engineers and the Allegheny National Forest around the dam will More than equal these facilities to size and will be capable of supporting four million visitors a year. The land use study was reported near to completion. Scattered residential and other de Liberty township was reported As having adopted the junkyard control ordinance which was recommended by the county. Other townships said or. Waring Are now studying copies of the ordinance. He announced that the Model building code is being studied by the it. Jewett Borough planning commission As Well As the Wetmore township commission. Present at the meeting besides or. Williams and or. Waring were Robert Hulings j. T. Burton Edward Mcdermott Robert Apple Preston Abbey and e. Kent Kane. Clyde Walker of Bradford was sentenced to serve three to to months in Mckean county jail at Smethport thursday afternoon on a larceny charge brought by Miles Bradford co. In addition the defendant was ordered to make restitution of or it All of Kane Herbert and an undetermined amount said Erson Ludlow Arvid Baker by officials to be to excess of Gary Hardes s. G. Krepps jr., $5,000. Gertrude Llewelyn Myles Walker was arrested on a Sweeney port Allegany warrant obtained by an official Concetta Bagno Russell l. Greeley James Guelfi George harsh James Hart Edward Heck Harold Kreiner Nina Loop Saul Lovitz Eva Moffett Robert Nelson Keith Oxley Joseph Pascarella Cleo Rankin Jack Scheffer Sally Shuey Donald Silfies Estelle Stillman. John Truby Leo Vecellio and Helen Wygant All of Bradford. Others Are e. V. Adamka Vitz Joe Claramonte Thomas Hazlett. August Johnson. Peter Sirianni Arthur s. Swanson Paul Swanson and Barbara web of the firm where he had been employed for 32 years. Police said they found several Cartons Wells and Clarence Sample Smethport Angeline Faes Crosby Gerald Cunningham Rew of merchandise to the Many a Homer Davis Turtlepoint Eliz car and that the concern had Beth Ridings Derrick Road been missing items from its Paul Mong Aind Leon Kemp eld Stock for six to eight months red Raymond Reed Stoard judge Glenn e. Mencer pre run Harold c. Foster Lewis sided at thursdays pleas ses run John Sullivan. Custer City Sion with District attorney Wil and Mart my Sage Rob Roy Bam f. Potter conducting the it Road

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