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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - October 15, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean county county Democrat Quot Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic newspaper Quot Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport thursday october 15, 1964 teltms�?44.00 per year single copy�?10c no. 42 Little Cirl fatally Hurt on Highway Mckean county recorded its ninth fatality of 1964 As the result of an automobile Accident shortly after 5 . Wednesday of last week in Bradford township according to state police based at Kane. Kathy Ann Cutlip to Van Yaar old daughter of or. Charlotte Cutlip of 201 w. Corydon St. And Grovar Cutlip of 5 Mechanic St., Bradford was pronounced dead at Tho Bradford Hospital where she was rushed in the fire department ambulance. Kathy Ann and her sister Diane to were walking along the berm of the Road westbound hitting Fence posts with their hands when a Large Sedan reportedly driven by Arthur m. Dort of 1184 w. Washington St., struck the Little girl. The Accident occurred in front of the Brandow residence at 224 w. Corydon St., and the girl was said by trooper John Gentilman who investigated along with Coroner Gale f. Hollenbeck to have been hurled into the Yard of the Bateski residence 226 w. Corydon St. Or. Dort told the authorities he was unaware that he struck anything. He said he was Home watching television when Peter Poleto and Joseph Hassek stopped at his residence and said that the headlight on his car was broken. Kathy Ann was born on nov. La 1956, in Bradford and attended the third Grade at the West Branch school. She was a member of the Assembly of god Church and had the distinction of having a perfect sunday school and Church attendance Mark. Surviving besides her parents and sister Are three Brothers Kenneth Charles and Larry All at Home. A sight that will vanish soon the above photo shows a plot of ground that during lf45 will to no More. It is Tho inside of Multi million Dollar Kinzua dam Reservoir that is to Start filling up about a year from this month. All of the foreground will to under water part of a maximum of 21,175 acres of land in Pennsylvania and new York that will be inundated. In the left background can be seen the giant monoliths that will hold Back the Waters. Still to be erected Are two More that make up the Tainter Gates that will open and close to control the flow of Waters. To the right of the monoliths is the earthen embankment that will close off Tho dam. Mete than a million and a half to two million Yards of dirt has been and will be clawed from the nearby mountains to fill the area. When completed the summer Pool will have a surface area of 12,050 acres a length of 27 Miles and a Shoreline of approximately 00 Miles. The dam is to protect the Allegheny and Ohio valleys from flood damages by storing storm and Snow melt Runoff and will provide flood Protection in varying degrees not Only for Pittsburgh and its industries but also Many other cities and industries located in the valleys of the Allegheny River and the upper Ohio River. Photo by w. Forres Stewart gain h. In toy 54, Dies lawyer in port Allegany jury convicts Kane area Man of assault charges authorities join efforts to solve school burglary state county and Smethport Borough authorities Are combining their efforts to solve a burglary at the Smethport area joint Junior senior High school during thursday night. A Small Safe was found smashed but nothing taken authorities said. Llewelyn Wright school custodian discovered the break in at 7 . Friday when he reported for work. He notified acting Borough police chief Russell Wells who in turn contacted state police based at Kane and sheriff Leslie w. Tom Pendleton. Trooper Richard w. Lewis of the state police was assigned to assist in the investigation. Also cooperating Are school principal Fred Zampogna and supervising principal Hugh Lunn. Many a footprints were found inside the Home economics room where a window was broken to gain Entrance circumventing the corridor fenced off at night. The authorities also said they found bloodstains near the corridor door. Entrance to the hallway leading to the office was made by breaking and slipping through a Small transom window. Police theorized someone was Cut. Or. Wright said he noticed the breaking As he walked toward the principals office and saw a door window broken. This was believed due to enable the burglar or burglars to open the door from the inside. Nothing was ransacked however. Next or. Wright said he looked Over to the general office and saw a pile of Cement particles on the floor. He also saw that the Safe had been ripped open the Cement being part of the safes inside Wall. No tools were found police said. An attempt was also made to enter the custodians storage room where tools and keys Are kept. Kane Man fired from state Post p. Tames Demarte Kane was d so used Friday after eight Vears of service As Secretary of the state water and Power re Quot Ces Board. Demarte a Democrat was replaced in the $7,772-a-year non a Vil service Post by James s. Tothaker of Dushore a Republican. I Emil Zuzek of Kane r. D. Was convicted last thursday in Mckean county court at Smethport on a charge of assault and Battery. Judge Glenn e. Men cer deferred sentencing until a later time. The defendant was found guilty of striking Richard chit Ester 17, of James City who required hospitalization. It it it it Man convicted for receiving stolen property Theodore Wiltsie 25, of Bradford tuesday was convicted by a jury in Mckean county criminal court at Smethport of illegally receiving stolen property. Judge Glenn e. Mencer deferred sentence. Last week a jury acquitted the same defendant on a charge of being an accessory to a burglary. The indictment counts result Walters 44, of Hyed from an alleged burglary ,is lf1 army engineers ask bids for Willow Bay a Park facilities on hearing 11,000 acres drug addict gets workhouse term on fraud charge a contract for $522,141.44 hat Boon awarded Tho Erie excavating and grading co. Of Erie by Tho . Army corps of engineers for initial Public Uso facilities at the Willow Bay recreation area. Work is expected to begin within the next few Days. Willow Bay will probably be the closest to Bradford of the several recreation spots developed in the Kinzua dam area. It will be located at the Kinzua Lake Edge near route 344 about is Miles from the City. The initial contract is for the building of Access reads parking areas and a boat launching ramp. Additional contracts for completion of Willow Bay Are expected to be let in the Spring of 1945. Oil committee will hear talk by rep. Johnson Vii water Tanker Dallas k. Waiters 44, in by j de from an Ottsville md., a narcotics and of a service station at 805 e. Dict entered a plea of guilty main St. In Bradford. On charges of obtaining Nar-1 also apprehended in the Case involved ill mishap comics by fraud and deceit on were two juveniles four counts in Mckean county District attorney William f. On Friday. Potter prosecuted the Case. Walters was sentenced by judge Glenn e. Mencer to Aile annual to society Ghent workhouse for a period w c 1 n07 of from six to 12 months and i meet bet for act. J i while serving his sentence will undergo treatment for his addiction. Arresting officers were the Mckean county tuber a water Tanker of the Hilltop club. Reservations Are to be fire department was involved made by noon wednesday with in an Accident about 8 45 . Carlyle w. Westlund chairman monday in front of the Gifford of the committee by calling Post office him at the Pennzoil co. Office. State police said b. C. Shea artists to meet tonight Salamanca n. Y. A bids 1 is completed will be opened today thursday i announcement of the bid open on Clearing the first part of1 my came from the u. S. Army 11,000 acres of land to be flood corps of engineers while Mem de by the Allegheny River res hers of the new York state Revoir when the Kinzua dam Council of Parks were inspecting the Kinzua dam. Four contracts will cover the entire Clearing operation a spokesman for the corps of engineers told the visitors from new York state who toured Allegany state Park and the Reservoir area in special buses. The first Clearing contract will include the Kinzua Creek Valley congressman Albert j. John the spokesman said. Another son will be the guest speaker will cover the East Bank of the at fridays meeting of the prac River from the dam to the new tical methods committee of the York state line and the third Bradford District Pennsylvania will cover the West Bank. The Oil producers association. Fourth contract will include All or. Johnson a topic will be lands to be flooded in new York a some observations on Federal state. Of this is on the Al regulations As they pertain to Legant Indian reservation the Oil land will be cleared to 1,333 the meeting will follow a 6 30 above sea level the spokes-. Dinner at the Valley Hunt Man explained. This is five feet above the Normal summer Pool which is scheduled to reach 1,328 feet. In the area Between 1,333 and 1,365, the Reservoir full Elevation floatable debris will be removed but Trees and other 67, of Cyclone was making a left Agisto to meet tonight Vej station will not be Cut. This. _ _ -. Turn when his vehicle and the the Mckean Art to Grea Bijj Arfre ,. Resume Uius i its were curios is and health will i Tanker driven by Clyde Gal piety will meet tonight at 8 in to when the Reservoir in. W. G. Gens narcotic i Vestiga a"nualnmtee7-Ng breath of Cyclone collided on the the Tronson outport pounds flood water temporarily. Tor and John Whitehead of the pm a a 27�?T in hotel he a thir a Al deflate the tour members 53w the Quak Pennsylvania department of 8._____ _ moved to a Brush fire troopers Allegany to trate the or Lake impoundment health. Or Lake impoundment area where a 275 acre Lake will be interested persons Are invited stated. Making of stained Glass win. A a reservations May be made at no injury resulted but Moder Dows and will show slides of created in quake Valley with the society a office 200 pleasant ate damage was reported to windows taken during a euro g constant Evel at elation officers Walters a carnival employee was playing with a carnival in the Northern tier counties of the state at the time of his arrest. They said that since Walters arrival in the area last june he had visited approximately 50 physicians offices feigning illness and inducing doctors to write prescriptions for Dila did. He received prescriptions for St., Bradford. I both machines. Pean trip. Williamsport Man elected head of sea at annual meet held at port 1,370. Just below the dam creating this Lake the Park will build a boat launching site on the Shore of the Allegheny Reservoir. Port Allegany the 39th j act said that Walters have a tolerance for lets daily. Two sections with or. J. Steel Gow or. Director of learning. Zippo buys More land near Plant Howard d. Yates executive vice president of Zippo manufacturing co., announced the Purchase of additional property around their Plant in South Bradford. He revealed that the company had purchased a filling station owned by Paul Stroutman in front of the Plant. Plans As to what use the property will be the Mckean county teachers Over when illness forced with Institute with delegates from drawl of or. E. H. Lich three counties closed saturday Field Chancellor of the univer featured saturday was the sity of Pittsburgh. Presidents breakfast which was held in the school cafeteria. Adjournment followed. The Host was Clyde c. Lynch of port Allegany elementary supervisor. George Bielefield a teacher in the Williams oort Junior High school has been elected As the new president of Central Region and assumes i office Jan. I 1945. He will appoint a Secretary treasurer later. The delegates or. Gow coming hero on Short notice spoke informally tolling Tho convention of Tho work being done at the University. His talk was followed by a series of department and Section meetings. In the second session the speaker was or. Gerald Wendt of new York. A Harvard University graduate or. Wendt is president of the National Agency for International publications inc. His talk followed Pennzoil drills test Gas Well near Limestone a test Gas Well being drilled by Pennzoil co., formerly the South Penn Oil co., came in with a Road on wednesday of last week with a flow of 1h planned the relationship of the million cubic feet according to Home school and school Board. R. J. Lynch Bradford Penn greetings from the state Edu Oil official cation association were brought the Well being drilled on the to the convention by sea presi Goldsboro property just below Dent Henry Stoudt. Limestone n.y., is a mile East meeting separately but at of route 219, in the Oriskany tending the speeches of the Sand. The Well Down some 4,000 convention were teachers from feet hit the Gas about 70 feet Mckean Cameron and Potter j in Onaga Sand gathered in port Allegany for it was reported monday How the convention opened Here on thursday with a reception principal dinner that Fol Donald swards president of University of Pittsburgh. Bradford Campus. Or. Swarts in his talk Export Allegany special a gain h. Mccoy 54, an attorney in port Allegany since 1939, who in 1963 was an unsuccessful candidate for the office of Mckean county judge died at 7 45 . Tuesday at Community Hospital Here. Or. Mccoy Secretary of the Borough for the past ten years and a member of the school Board As Well As its solicitor for the past 17 years had been a patient at Strong memorial Hospital Rochester. Born in Smethport or. Mccoy was born april i 1910, in Smethport the son of the late Guy h. And Edna Dunbar Mccoy. He or amp dated from Smethport High school in 1928 and later entered Peddie prep school Hightstown n.j., graduating in 1930. He then graduated from Yale University Magna cum laude with the class of 1934. In 1938 he received his Law degree from the University of Pittsburgh school of Law. Or. Mccoy was an outstanding athlete in High school prep school and College and was a member of the varsity football teams of every school he attended. After playing As a member of the immortal Smethport High school football teams coached by or. A. R. Livermore e. A. Studholme and c. C. A a same Choate in the 1920s, or. Mccoy was one of the very few . Graduates Ever to become a player on the varsity team of a major University when he was selected for the Yale squad. Or. Mccoy who had the difficult assignment of playing Center. Was a Tower of strength both on offence and defense. He married the former Vivienne Carlson of Austin in St. Luke a Church Smethport in june of 1939. Or. Mccoy was a member of St. Joseph s episcopal Church Here Liberty Lodge no. 565, f and am Coudersport consistory Moose Lodge no. 460, Beta Theta i fraternity the american bar association the Pennsylvania bar association and Mckean county bar association. He was admitted to the supreme court of the state and the Federal District court. Or. Mccoy was an elected school director of port Allegany Union High school for 17 years he served As Justice of the peace Here for 12 years was Borough solicitor for 24 years and was Secretary and solicitor of the port Allegany municipal authority. He was an Active camper Fisherman and Hunter and was especially interested in horses. Surviving Are his wife a son. Guy Charles Mccoy at the Albany n.y., medical school two daughters mrs. James Kelley of Rochester n.y., and miss Ann Louise Mccoy at Home two Brothers. Or. Orlo g. Mccoy of Canton pa., and the Rev. Duncan r. Mccoy of Las vegas Nev. Two Sisters mrs. Russell e. Johnson of Smethport and mrs. Alexander Mckay of North Chili n.y., and several nephews and nieces. Friends Are being received at the Walter funeral Home where a player service will be held Friday at 1 30 ., to be followed by services at 2 . At St. Josephus episcopal Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Arthur b. Cope of North East a former Rector of St. Luke a episcopal Church in Smethport and the Rev. James s. Sigmann of port Allegany. Liberty Lodge will conduct a memorial service at the funeral Home tonight at 8. Interment will be in Fairview cemetery. Gain h. Mccoy a. One judge candidate manslaughter charge placed against Drugg Bradford Richard Drugg of Roberts Street was arrested thursday afternoon by City police on a warrant charging manslaughter in the recent death of Lee Elmer Foster 50, of 19 North enter St. The defendant was released in $1,000 bail by mayor Richard e. Brandow pending a preliminary hearing at 2 . Oct. 20 before Alderman Carroll c. Clayton. Information for the warrant was Given by John Woodley assistant police chief and Drugg was arrested by police it. Gerald Beyeler. Last tuesday night a coroners jury found that Drugg caused injuries which resulted in the death a week earlier of or. Foster. The jury found that one or More altercations Between the two men at the italian americanization society clubroom at 15 e. Main St., Early sept. 28 were responsible for severe head injuries listed by a pathologist As the immediate cause of death. Or. Foster died late the following night at Bradford Hospital. Farmers Valley woman Hurt in unusual mishap a Road Accident involving a motor vehicle and a horse hospitalized a Farmers Valley Wom Man saturday morning. Miss Dixie Hewitt 23, of r d. Smethport was in a a fair condition under treatment for possible head injuries. Skull a rays were taken to determine the full extent of injury. Keating township police investigated the mishap near Farmers Valley in which an Auto was said to have struck a horse. Snow and cold residents of this area had an Early preview of things to come Over the weekend. Heavy Snow squalls swept the area on saturday and the temperature fell into the teens monday morning. County a school districts certified for $371,835 put to said or. Yates have not voted to hold next years con a lunch session at which time As yet been formulated. Mention in Clearfield i announcement was made that Kane democratic office pet is Buff a had been elected As the vice Kane democratic Headquarters in the Kebler bldg were formally opened with the visit of judge Robert Lee Jacobs of Cumberland county democratic candidate for judge of the Pennsylvania Superior court. President. He automatically will succeed or. Bielefield the delegates discussed the implication of television on the classroom. Or. Wendt who also is director of science and education at an Institute. Committees and representatives named at the thursday session were As follows state committee representatives Horace Thomas Clearfield resolutions James har Sanyi Bellefonte legislative or. Bielefield Eileen Hull Smethport or. Helen Henry Mansfield Phillip Oechler Allegheny Forest Watkins and Ever that the Gas flow started to diminish saturday with a Reading of 425,000 cubic feet. Mondays Reading was Down to 100,000. Or. Lynch stated that drilling was continued monday and will continue through the week. Still to speak in Eldred Jack still of Bradford will succeed or Bielefield upon Woride a fail and who is or. Lynch port Allegany How speak during a political rally a a or reputed to be the most read Ard masters. Clearfield Dele to be held tonight at 7 30 in Ber of committees and chair writer in the world Gates to the National education the Eldred legion Home. All men also were named. Quot Clemenc Art convention new registered voters Are invited to fridays program was held in i dimensions in time and i York next year. Attend. I Harrisburg ten fourth class school districts in Mckean county have now been certified to receive $371,835.01 in state subsidy payments. The payments represent the first Semi annual state reimbursement for the past school year and total $52,592,190 to More than 1,400 fourth class districts throughout Pennsylvania. Payments Are processed for individual school districts by state auditor general Thomas z. Minehart and state treasurer Grace m. Sloan after which checks Are forwarded to the state department of Public instruction for distribution. Mckean county school districts and the amount each will receive As certified by the department Are As follows Ceres township $25,537.37 Corydon township. $2,998 11 Eldred Borough $40,234.73 Eldred township $53,630.56 Hamlin township $14,982.46 Keating township $87.4%.52 Lafayette township $16,828.43 Lewis run Borough $12,329.62 Otto township $48,269.72 Smethport area Union $69,-527 49. The payments now being made cover reimbursement teaching units supplemental payment on account of joint re membership or Union and merged districts Extension education Home bound instruction closed schools and special education. Subsidy payments to first second and third class districts will be made next month

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