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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - October 13, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Newsstand copies. A naturally lilt Smethport pa., thursday october 13, 1949 terms�?i3.mi per year How y our Community Hest Money is spent Chest drive once a year eliminates 15 separate campaigns judge Hubbard hears pleas of nine hear reports at meeting a it 4> is x includes five defendants in larceny ring local civic c Lub will observe Pennsylvania week kick off dinner will be Given next monday at Hull s Hote Smethport country club had official opening saturday new club House built on site of destroyed building criminal jury trials for the october term of court came to a close late saturday afternoon with the acquittal of Albert Kenneth Robin-1 son 38, of Hazelhurst father of nine j children on a morals charge. Judge Hubbard disposed of nine i cases on monday including five defendants involved in a burglary ring throughout Northwestern Pennsylvania the five persons involved in the larceny ring were disposed of As follows / Clifford Spry. 19, of Limestone charged with eight burglaries one j larceny and one attempted burglary i was ordered to costs and sen tended to the Pennsylvania Indus-1 trial school at Camp Hill a. Thomas Burlingame 18. Bradford. Three indictments of burglary ordered to costs and sentenced to Camp Hill. Paul Haight. 25, Harrisburg larceny ordered to costs and sentenced to two to eight months in Mckean county jail Martin Conners. Or. 21. Bradford receiving stolen goods ordered to costs fined Hoo and paroled three years to probation officer p. N. Osborne. Harold Hunt 18. Bradford three indictments of burglary ordered to casts and to serve four to to months in Mckean county jail. Other dispositions were As follows Warren Gardner of Coudersport operating a motor vehicle without the knowledge and consent of the owner ordered to $50 Fine and costs. John Rettig of Bradford violation of the uniform firearms act ordered to $50 Fine and costs. Albert Scattone of Bradford malicious mischief released on bail Bond for appearance at the december term of criminal court. John Gallagher. Bradford operating a motor vehicle without the knowledge and consent of the owner. Was ordered to the costs and $50 Fine a Petit jury on Friday after a Short deliberation returned a split verdict in a larceny Case. George Klice one of the defendants was convicted on the charge of stealing approximately 3.100 feet of drilling Cable the property of l l Painter drilling contractor in the Woods near Aiken last August. An acquittal was returned in favor of William Neely who had been jointly tried with Klice on the charge. Testimony in the Case had been presented from tuesday to thursday with the attorneys summations thursday afternoon and judge Hubbard a charge to the jury Friday morning Community Chest drive chairman Fred d Heinie to announced on tuesday the District leaders and their helpers for the Community Chest drive which opens next monday and continues during the week. They Are strict i Leader mrs Jane k. Ball workers mrs Eleanor Pierotti mrs. George Ross mrs. Carl Wilson mrs. Carl Hanson mrs. John Hull mrs t n Clark. Mrs. Mae Dugel mrs. Olive Schreiber mrs. Gertrude spark mrs. Al win Kelly. District 2 Leader Robert b. Apple. Workers a mrs Carl Carlson alias Emily Johnson. Mrs Jane Livermore miss Beatrice Engstrom mrs. Emu Johnson mrs. Jennie Hyatt mrs. John w. Comes mrs. Fred Mclaughlin mrs. Radford Gamble Emil Johnson. District 3 Leader mrs. Marion g. Potter. Workers a mrs. Lawrence Robey mrs. William Hungiville miss Ruth Hileman mrs. Virginia Johnson miss Elsie Dickinson. E. G. Potter District 4 Leader Robert a. Digel. Workers a mrs. Marlon Steiner mrs. Ralph Hockinberry mrs Donna Larson mrs Ralph Herzog mrs. Edna Grabe mrs. Robert Digel. District 5 Leader mrs Anne c. Pullers. Workers a mrs. Margaret Wright mrs. Kevin Guvie miss Evelyn Wright mrs. Aldeane Best mrs. Margaret Boswick. Or. Heinlein also announced that the dinner for drive workers will be held at Hull s hotel next monday evening. Oct. 17. O. Albert Johnson will act As toastmaster and c. W. Lillibridge will address the workers. The House to House canvass will Start on tuesday. Many hours of Volunteer work Are required in conducting a Chest drive. If you can have your contribution or pledge ready the worker will be grateful. I ocal Man agent for Olden mobiles and farm machinery polio contrib Runoff. Pent after general Jame m. Donald ten Abow polio victim How contribution to polio fund Are addressed to a polio. Your local Post office which shows where people interested in or in contributions to the polio emergency ept Demlo fond Are to address their contributions. His interested listener la even year old Gall St. Clair of Edmonston. Md., herself in polio victim. The polio epidemic this year has surpassed in the number of Rase any epidemic of previous will be held Ort. 29 port Allegany a gators play her Bucktail Park area sponsors flaming foliage festival at their meekly meeting last tuesday evening the Smethport downtown coaches club voted to sponsor Homecoming Day in Smethport on saturday october 29 tile port Allegany High school a gators will furnish the opposition for the Smethport Hubbers in the last Home game of the season for the local Gridiron gladiators. The club also voted to award $50 in prizes for floats in the pre game Parade and to invite port Allegany to participate Frank Rugh was appointed chairman of the committee to handle the arrangements along with Robert Darner Leroy Olaughlin and William Pierotti or. The Kane Booster club requested the local club to Ald in formulating and expanding the activities in Kane and the Smethport club voted to cooperate one Hundred per cent All members of the club expressed keen satisfaction Over the Success of the night game with Renovo and a Lively round table discussion was held Over the possibilities of future night football and baseball in Smethport. The next meeting of the club will be in the Hose House on tuesday oct. I at 8 p in. All members Are urged to attend and to bring prospective members along a Short football movie will be shown miss Sherrill v. Hiller a Junior at the Jersey Shore High school reign-1 Edas Queen at the flaming foliage j festival this past week in the Bucktail Park area she was chosen from 1 a group of 30 candidates representing North Central Pennsylvania communities. Runners up were Phoebe Erickson of Dubois and Eleanor Duck of mad Isonburg the Queen was crowned by governor James h Duff at the festival on oct. 9 she received $100 and her attendants received $25 each miss Emily love. 16-year-old daughter of Grant love of Farmers Valley who was selected by the student Council of the Smethport High school to represent Smethport in the contest reports that she had a wonderful time As Well As her escort Edward Denning. During the Day Emily with the 29 other contestants and their escorts made a tour of the lock Haven state teachers College and the Queens were Given a plane ride Over Hyner View and in the evening they were entertained at dinner. Each of their places being marked by a Corsage in the evening they witnessed the lock Haven Bellefonte football game. Emily and Eddie both thoroughly enjoyed the musical program put on by the lock Haven band at the football Field. It was at the half a time period of the game that the judges announced the Winner Emily a Junior is very popular among the students had her travelling expenses defrayed by the Stiv Dent Council but All other expenses were borne by the Bucktail Park Fellows install officer state police of Kane Cive report Twenty five criminal arrests in september state police at Kane sub station made 25 criminal arrests during the month of september according to the monthly report of activities. There were 17 arrests for burglary. Two for attempted burglary four for larceny one for fraudulent checks and one for accessory alter the fact. Police made four criminal investigations. The report lists 26 traffic arrests and seven requests for assistance answered. Police made 169 patrols and nine investigations for state departments. There were 225 vehicles stopped and checked in september and 33 corrections ordered. Police spent 480 hours in traffic work. 458 hours in station work 402 hours in special assignments Aud 188 hours in criminal work. Distribution lines near completion new Type Street lights will be placed Seth Norman superintendent of the Smethport Borough electric Plant reports that the 2400 voltage distribution lines Are being completed this week on the route South of main St. To East Smethport. Fifteen new poles were recently placed in that area. The 27 new Type Street lights that have been on order for use on main Street Are due to arrive within the near future. With the installation of this Type of Light. Main St. Will take on the appearance of a Boulevard. Sometime ago a fixture of this Type was installed at the intersection of Fulton and water sts., and has brought Forth Many favourable comments relative to its lighting couple at episcopal convention two local Hunters each rag Moose Fred Petruzzi w. E. Davis on Canadian trip relating the findings and plans of the episcopal churches general convention to diocesan and Parish life was the theme of a dinner Given diocese of Erie representatives at the Knob Hill University club in san Francisco this week by Bishop Harold e Sawyer. Eighteen guests gathered to hear an address by the Bishop with questions and discussions following among those present were or. And mrs. Redfield Gillett of Smethport or. Gilette is an elected Delegate to the House of deputies of the 56th general convention which has met in the California City for the past t to master confers with committees at Kane whereas the Smethport Community Chest inc. Has recently been honoured by membership in Community chests and councils of America inc., and will this year display the a red Feather a for the first time and whereas this Community has just experienced the dreadful effects of the disease of poliomyelitis. Leaving in its Wake persons requiring special care and treatment and whereas the local Chest Ever Alert to the needs of our Community and its Tropic is about to launch its 12th annual Campaign to raise funds for 15 agencies to help them carry on their work in the service of youth helping the sick and needy and generally promoting the welfare of this Borough now. Therefore. Be it proclaimed that the period from october i nth to october 22nd, be designated As Community Chest drive week and Tho citizens of our Community Are requested to give generously so that the Campaign goal of $7,000.00 May be oversubscribed. John a. Lindholm Burgess dated october 13, 1949. State master w. Sharp Fullerton of new Castle met the executive committee of the Mckean county Pomona Grange and representatives of the Mountain Grange in Kane wednesday oct. 5th. To put final approval on the program of the three Day sessions of the state Grange which meets in Kane oct 25-27. This program will soon appear in printed form and will be available for newspaper publication. Two local nimrods proved their ability in big game Hunting in Canada recently. To prove their Point the successful Hunters brought their prey with them. William e Davis and Fred Petruzzi enjoyed a seven Day Hunting trip in the province of Quebec Canada by bagging a Moose apiece in Hie Woods of mount Laurier about 75 Miles Ortli of Quebec. The local men also collected 30 grouse their limit on the trip. Davis Moose weighed 1,200 pounds and had a 34-Inch spread while or Truzzie a animal weighed 900 pounds and had a Small . Leo Digel honoured on anniversary Pomona Grange will hold special meeting mrs. Leo Digel was the guest of Honor at a birthday dinner at her Home sunday with the following present or. And mis. Paul Clark of Long Beach Calif. Or. And mrs. John Kaiser of. Union a. Mis. Iva Niece. Hatty a or. And mrs. Harvey Ballard Wellsboro or. And mrs. De Digel Warren or and mrs. Fenton Whelan or. And children. Buffalo or and mrs. Dewey Chilcote or. And mrs. Bruce Chil Cote. Bradford and mrs. Pauline Griffin of Smethport two cars damaged at intersection in order to Confer the fifth degree a special meeting of the Mckean county Pomona Grange will be held in the american legion Post Home Smethport thursday october 20th, at 8 of clock p. In. Fourth degree members who Are unable to attend this meeting will be Able to obtain this degree at 6 of clock wednesday oct. 26, at Light head confusing or. And mrs. William sin Allback Are parents of a daughter born at the Bradford Hospital saturday. October 8. Mrs. Smallback is the former miss june Bergmark of Smethport. Son Horn in Olean or. And mrs Jack Ronian of Farmers Valley announce the birth of a son at the Olean general Hospital on sept. 30. Maternal grandparents Are or. And mrs. Clarence Church paternal grandparent mrs. Irene Ronian. And great grandmother mrs. Settle of Deer found on West Vilain Street Council president Glen Raifsnyder called our attention to the head on the Borough Council write up in last weeks Democrat saying it was All wrong As Council did favor a Stop go lights on main Street. So do to Only we misinterpreted the kind of Light. What Council wants is the regulation three Light a Stop caution go signals. We Are glad to make the correction. New state Law a new state Law effective september i requires All notaries to Register their signatures at the office of the prothonotary Joseph Carvolin. The purpose of the Law is to certify signatures of notaries whose terms have not expired and to Aid in preventing the filing of papers bearing illegal signatures. Or and mrs. Jack Gifford of Bradford Are parents of a son born Friday at tile Bradford Hospital. Or. And mrs. Ray Gifford of Smethport Arre the paternal grandparents. The carcass of a dead Deer was found Early last Friday morning at tile intersection of West main and Marvin streets. One Side of the animal was badly skinned and torn leading game officials to believe that the animal had been dragged by a car or truck and when the vehicle stopped at the intersection the body was jarred Loose from the car advanced training Robert Stevens of the u. S. Navy a former local resident whose Home is now in san Diego cal., is taking a course in advanced radar at Olathe Kansas. Mrs. Stevens and the Stevens children Are living in san Diego. Guild to meet St. Christophers Guild will meet at 2 30 of clock Friday afternoon at St. Luke a Parish House

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