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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - September 10, 1964, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean Kean county Democrat Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic newspaper Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. 105 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday september to 1964 terms�?44.00 per Vear single copy�?10c no. 37 Bradford youth killed in crash Albert Francis Cattoni jr., it son of or. And mrs. Albert f. Cattoni of Bradford was fatally injured and a companion Frederick Davidson 17, son of or. And mrs. Lawrence d. Davidson also of Bradford was Hurt in a motorcycle Accident in Allegany state Park last saturday at 10 15 . The youths were Riding the vehicle when it failed to negotiate a curve and skidded along the berm for about 180 feet throwing both teenagers. Cattoni was pronounced dead at Bradford Hospital where he was taken along with Davidson in the Park ambulance. The latter suffered injuries to his wrist and abrasions of the head face and leg. His condition was listed As fair. The Accident occurred on route i about Midway Between red House and the Quaker Side according to investigating rangers. Mckean county Coroner Gale f. Hollenbeck said Young Davidson was driving. A certificate of accidental death was issued for Young Cattoni with causes being severe neck and head injuries. Cattoni was born in Bradford on oct. 8, 1946, the son of Albert and Genevieve Peet Cattoni. He was graduated from Bradford area High school with the class of i964. He recently passed his physical examination after enlisting in the . Navy and was to have left for recruit training tuesday morning. He was a member of St. Bernard Church the Mckean county motorcycle club and the american motorcycle association. Surviving besides his parents Are two Sisters the misses Yvonne and Suzanne Cattoni and his paternal grandmother mrs. Ellen Cattoni All of Bradford. After a prayer service at the Hollenbeck funeral Chapel the funeral service was conducted tuesday morning in St. Bernard Church. Interment was in the Parish cemetery. High school head resigns in Smethport the resignation of Joseph Papania As principal of Smethport area High school was read and accepted tuesday night at the meeting of the Smethport area joint school committee held at the school House. The committee meeting under the chairmanship of Robert Digel named Fred Zampogna who started the year As assistant principal As acting principal. Or. Papania resigned to accept a similar position at another school. The committee also announced the hiring of mrs. Jean Nie Caldwell As Home and school visitor and school nurse. She fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Marion Hackett. Also hired was Frank Johnstone to reseed the Lawn at Hazel Hurst High school. Sidewalk installation at the Hamlin township elementary school has been completed according to a report to the committee. Members voted to Bills and current salaries amounting to $55,800. Also voted paid was a rental payment of $132,905.36 to the state building authority for use of the new building. The committee accepted the bid of the interstate Ami site co., Erie in the amount of $12,849, for Black Topping and $4,560 for seeding and grading. This work is for the High school grounds. Bomb scars at Warren some 1,300 pupils were evacuated from Warren area High school last Friday after a telephoned bomb threat was received at the school office. State police fire officials and sheriffs deputies searched the building for two hours but found no bomb. The Survey unit to visit county today Friday the final visit of the year of the Survey a Ray bus to Mckean county will a today. Thursday and Friday sept. To and la. The schedule is As follows today a 9 . To 1$ ., Dresser memorial heme Bradford for residents and personnel i to 4 ., veterans Square Bradford for the Public. Friday noon to 3 ., fort Allegany Public Square for the Public 3 3$ to 4 ., Sterling station Smethport for the Public. The unit from the Pennsylvania department of health is sponsored by the Mckean county tuberculosis and health society in cooperation with the Mckean county medical society. The service is available to Allio years of ego and Evar. Eldred Day winners a two Golf tournaments one for senior players and the other for the younger players and a dinner attended by 104 guests were the features sunday at the Eldred Day Outing held at the Smethport country club. Pictured or Are Ren Houben trophy Winner with a Low Gross of 77 Justine Welch second Low Gross Man with 79 and Russell Slavin general chairman for the Day. There were 43 players in the two tourneys. Photo by w. Forres Stewart a county fair comes to end number of new records set hold Eldred Day dinner program re certification a of surplus food recipients set l. P. Thompson of Kane director of the surplus food distribution in Mckean county has stated that All certified applicants or proxy must appear at their distribution Points this month with necessary information for re certification purposes. Or. Thompson also said that distribution will be carried out from to . To 3 . In the food distribution places As set up by the Mckean county commissioners As follows on tuesday sept 15, distribution will be at the fourth Ward Hose House in Kane thursday sept. 17, at the new Borough building in Eldred Friday sept. 18, East Smethport Grange Hall tuesday sept. 22. Port Allegany Borough building and wednesday sept. 23, at the it. Jewett Borough building. District adviser appointed by local is Council Eldred Day was observed last sunday at the Smethport country club with 106 persons attending a dinner that followed a full Day of Golf play. Mckean county judge Glenn e. Mencer was master of Cere monday last Day for registration at courthouse the office of the Mckean county commissioners in the court House at Smethport will be open from 9 . Until noon on saturday. During the three hour period officials will accept voter registration and change of address cards for the fall election. Monday is Tho final Day for voter registration at Tho election office in Tho court House. The county registration office will receive registrations and change of address certifications this week As follows today thursday 4 to 8 . A it. Jewett Borough bldg. Friday i to 9 .�?Bradford City bldg. Official figures show new registrations thus far this year As Republican 289 Democrat 276 non partisan 16, or a total of 581. Registration in Mckean county in april was As follows Republican 15,487 Democrat 6,868 non partisan 150, or a total of 22,505. Miss Lana j. Robinson has been appointed District adviser of my Campo girl scout inc., Lana j. Robinson a Smethport according to an announcement made by mrs. Daniel b. Walsh Council executive director. The Ridgway natives background in girl scouting include two Summers As a director of the it. Alton resident Camp Volunteer Leader of the girl scout troop 93, Bradford area troop consultant and member of my Campo Board of directors she also attended the 1956 National Roundup. Miss Robinson was the 1963 recipient of the councils scholarship to the Edith Macy training Center at Pleasantville ., National girl scout training Camp where she participated in a two weeks trainee course for leaders in preparation for the position of Council Trainer which she has held since september 1963. Major responsibilities of District adviser include troop programming with advisory Council Volunteer personnel interpretation of principles and of girl scouting to Community organizations and conduct of training courses for troop Leader and Volunteer workers. Miss Robinson was graduated from Indiana state College in 1962 with a Bachelor of science degree in education and since then has been a member of the faculty at West Branch consolidated school. Indian Corn festival the Seneca indians had their annual Corn festival in the Long House at Coldspring Allegany reservation for the last time. Next year the Longhouse May be under the Waters of Kinzua dam. A dance which is in thanksgiving for the Many blessings received during the year is the Only one done by the Longhouse women. Monies. It was the fourth annual dinner. There were two tournaments scheduled with total entries of 43. In the senior division Ronald Houben took that honors with a 77 for Low gro4s and a Low net of 71. For his Low Gross count he received a trophy while the Low net win earned him three Golf balls. In the Junior division Charles Frame or. Came up with a Low Gross of 81 for a trophy and Low net of 72 for two Golf balls. Other results in the senior division showed Justin watch second in Low Gross with a 79 for three balls and William Slavin and Leonard Slagle next with 91 for two balls each. Walch also had the second Low net with 73 for two More Golf balls Leonard Slagle 73 for one Ball. Ray Curtis had the High Gross 173, for two balls while Ronald Petruzzi had High net 83, for two balls. In the special events Dean Stahlman was closest to the number two Hole George Weinel was closest to number six. Weinel also had the longest drive on number seven. Golf balls also went to Patrick Slavin who was second in Low Gross. 84, and Frank Lawrence 92. Also to Patrick Slavin for second Low net 75 Frank Lawrence and Jeff Wolcott 75s Tom Lawrence 76, and John Oszustowicz 80. Judge Mencer introduced Russell Slavin. General chairman of the Day who thanked his committee. He later was unanimously selected to head next years Outing. Also introduced were George Angel Borough solicitor and Donald Frisbee mayor. Judge Mencer also announced the presentation of a plaque by Gustafson a drug store which will carry the names of the winners of the Golf tournaments held Over the four years. The plaque he said will hang in the trophy room of the Smethport country club. Dinner was served by the members of the Eldred Borough fire department auxiliary. William r. Wallace a a a a promotion Given Extension agent William r. Wallace assistant agent in Mckean county has been promoted to associate county agent according to Thomas h. Patton director of the cooperative Extension service at Pennsylvania state University. Or. Wallace has been a member of the Mckean county staff since february 1962. And has been associated with county agent E. Craver in Smethport. He is the son of or. And mrs. Harold g. Wallace of new Castle re 7 and is married to the former Nancy Hovelman of Darlington re i. The couple has three children. Mutton on menu a sheep killing Bear has been reported in Potter county. The Bruin had devoured one sheep and started on the second when scared away on the farm of Frank Wood at Clara. Cited for Rescue William Roberts of Coudersport has received a certificate for his heroic action on april 22 when be rescued John an Good. La from the flood control Channel in Coudersport. Society plans Kinzua tour plans Are progressing satisfactorily for the visitation to the Kinzua dam area on saturday sept. 19, sponsored by the Mckean county historical society. The tour will be open to the general Public As Well As society members according to W. Lillibridge of Smethport president of the county unit. The motorcade will leave from the Custer City school parking lot at to . Sept. 19. Members and guests Are requested to carry picnic lunches and to a double up in cars As much As possible. Or. Lillibridge said this will be one of the last opportunities to visit the Cornplanter reservation on the Western Bank of the Allegheny River since reports indicate the Gates of the Kinzua dam May be closed late this fall or Early Spring. Also the coming Winter weather will preclude such a visit Over the Only unpaved Road Down the River from Oroville. While a visit the the Cern planter reservation is the chief objective of the tour plans Ara being made to visit both Corydon and Insua villages now nearly Tom Down in their entirety and the rim reek Overlook. The two new Bridges at devils Elbow and the Long Span across the Kinzua Creek will also be seen. It is not now planned to visit the dam itself because of the condition of the approaching Highway from Tho upper River. The Cornplanter Monument the Century old Indian schoolhouse and nearby Church Are All still standing but these will disappear with the new Lake. The aut Cade will be led by or. Lillibridge and r. P. Barnhart of it. Jewett. The picnic luncheon will be held in the Indian Grove on the reservation which has ample table and Bench facilities but no fireplaces. Or. Lillibridge also indicated that efforts Are being made to have George Heron of Salamanca president of the Seneca nation give a Brief Noonday address to the group while they Are gathered at the picnic area. In Case of rain the trip will be rescheduled for the same time on saturday sept. 26. The Mckean county fair which opened on tuesday of last week came to a close monday night with total attendance figures showing a slight decline compared to last year. However there were several new Marks set with the fair drawing More exhibitors products sheep Swine horses Etc. Lloyd e. Mulvihill president of the fair association announced that another record set was that for payment of Premium awards with More than $2,700 paid out. This passed last years payments by several hundreds of dollars. Them were some 7,000 persons on hand monday for the fair s finale bringing the unofficial total to approximately 43,000 far the seven Days. There was vary Little rain and Soma Caid nights during the fair. Helping to swell the attendance figures monday were the Many exhibitors who came Back to pick up their exhibits Etc. Harness racing in the afternoon along with a stage revue that featured the great Wallendar Drew capacity audiences. There were five harness horse races monday with the opener an Early closing Trot for no winners of $4,000. This was won by Happy by owned and driven by John Thornton Angelica ., who won both heats in i the identical times of 2 13. Finishing second in the opening heat was Happy Dag owned and driven by Donald Kew Ley Gowanda ., while dec Sgal Zie owned and driven by Arthur Cook Troupsburg. N.y., was third. Happy Dag took second also in the second heat and Candy Van f. Kewley driving Hamburg ., was third. Results of the other races All one heat affairs were As follows. One mile Pace for no winners of $3,900�?doyles boy owned and driven by Francis Howard South Dayton ., first poverty Richard f. Kewley Eden ., second Jack Brook Beryl Manning third. Third race one mile Pace Jack Danny Walter Baxter Dundee. N.y., first Roy puddle Lennis Yew Salamanca ., second Meadow direct Dale Nickerson Friendship ., third. Fourth race one mile Pace poverty Richard first Roy puddle second Flash Light Berl Manning third. Fifth race a Jack Danny first spirits Toni h. L. Squire Lawtons Corning class Bradford unit to be tripled Bradford a coming Glass works announced last week that it will construct an addition to its fused Silica building Here that will More than triple its size. The building situated just North of the company a Bradford resistor Plant in South Bradford presently covers 17,000 Square feet. The new construction will add 35,000 Square feet bringing the total size of the fused Silica Plant to 52,000 Square feet. Plant manager Glenn r. Yeakey stated that construction will begin immediately and will be completed about March i. Upon completion or. Yeakey said employment will be increased by about 15 people and May within three years grow to 50. This is the third addition to the fused Silica building since its construction in 1959. Additions were made in 1961 and 1962. Or. Yeakey said More space is necessary a because of the growing demand for fused Silica products particularly in astronomical and space fused Silica is made directly from Silica without other constituents by a process developed by coming research scientists. It produces one of the purest Man made substances known. Applications include ultrasonic delay lines High purity crucibles and Telescope mirrors. N.y., second and Mike William Carr Greenwood third. M., i contrast to 1963, when classes resume until after labor saturday s race results results of saturdays races first two year Olds one mile Trot first heat Heather c., David Chambers unadillan.y., cd no to. Van Competition was spirited Between the units in Competition Friday. The Allentown ., entry won first place As the Best Junior drum corps. The Black knights of Salamanca Second Libby Mac Man took second prize. In p. Benton a third Clancy Allegany ., fire department was judged Best apr sec0" it at Heather a placing Ridgway was named first Clancy Norris second Libby Mac third. Second race first heat two year Olds Pace Eppieus boy Albert Wyble Millersville pa., first Spring Jewell Leo Heena for the Best apparatus and having come the farthest. A crowd pleasing entry was an 1858-Vintage Hose cart displayed by the Limestone ., fire department. It won the Bainbridge. N.y., second and prize for oldest equipment. Tony de Elk Talbot p. Stine taking part in the Parade but Gratz a. They finished in the ineligible for Competition were beautifully drilled bands from Allegany Central and Hinsdale Central High schools. Same order in the second heat. Third race three year Olds Trot Hallie Wynwood or. U. Tessie Philipsburg pa., first Eppieus dream Albert Wyble Millersville second and Satina John Tallman Penfield ., third. In the second heat Hallie again was first Eppieus dream second and Junetta Patch p. J. Tallman Danville. Pa., third. The fourth race was a one mile Pace for three year Olds an unusual feature of the with cold Spring Pearle driven program of the Mckean county by Tallman taking first Marty fair saturday night was the Jean a. Bur Truiett Linglestown appearance of . Sen. Hugh pa., second. In the second heat Scott r.-who arrived by Marty Jean was the Winner with cold Spring Pearl second and Merls Pride third. Senator Scott comes to fair via helicopter helicopter at 8 35 . On the final swing of a tour that took him through 15 counties As he campaigns for reelection. The a copter landed on the Fairgrounds among flares and headlights from automobile. Accompanying sen. Scott Here was Smethport Albert w. Johnson also campaigning for reelection As representative for the 23rd congressional District sen. Scott after being Intro the High striding rhythmically diced by or. Johnson spoke accomplished Warren complaint briefly touching on the United ers and Salamanca Black states foreign policy As it of knights tied for first place infected the country in Viet Nam senior drum corps in a comped Cuba Russia and Germany. Don Friday night witnessed by during his Brief talk he said More than 5,000 spectators at a i am backing the entire gop Mckean county fair. The ticket for the coming novem Brockway lancers were third Ber elections a naming All of the and the Olean ambassadors states candidates. 5,000 witness colourful Parade at county fair fourth. They were the elite in a Fairgrounds Parade that included More than 30 units and took More than one hour to pass the reviewing stand. He briefly mentioned Kinzua dam and was High in his Praise of the late Leon Gavin a Oil City who fathered the dam and carried on the Battle up to the time of his death in 1963. The big Friday crowd brought rc.?. The stage revue and the the attendance for the first four perform no Days to More than 18,000, slight great Wallendar. By less than for the similar period last year when an All time record was set. However school has been in session this year in there was no evening performance sunday. Winners listed ramp impressed a car so Wib by i rep i . R r a in Smethport Bounty fair injured at fair William Hines 17, son of or. And mrs. Jackley Hines of it. Jewett was treated in the emergency room of the Kane Community Hospital last Friday for lacerations of the Palm of the right hand sustained when he caught it on a protruding Nail at the Mckean county fair grounds in East Smethport. R. L. Larson who operates a Christmas tree Plantation in Smethport was Host to a distinguished group of foreign visitors travelling by bus last saturday. Twenty five Forest geneticists entomologists and pathologists from Europe Japan Australia and parts of Canada and the United states Are taking part in a nato and psf advanced study Institute on genetic improvement of Forest Trees for disease and insect resistance. The visitation was arranged by or. R. E. Mcdermott and or. H. D. Gerhold of the school of forestry of Pennsylvania state University. The group was especially interested in hearing or. Larson explain his sources of seed and the various species of Trees growing on the Smethport Plantation. A speaking for the group of visitors or. Gerhold said a we were very much impressed with the Beauty and uniformly High Quality of the Trees. It was apparent that very careful and intensive care was Given to each individual tree. A the warm hospitality extended by or. And mrs. Larson to this International group was greatly Caverly is elected to recorders Post Johnstown a. Delegates to the annual convention of state recorders association named As president wednesday John s. Magill Montgomery county recorder of deeds. Magill succeeds Donald b. Shank of Indiana county. Other officers elected at the concluding business session of the three Day meeting John j. Exler Allegheny county first vice president miss Isabelle Johnston Westmoreland county second vice president Ralph Caverly Mckean county secret Ary treasurer. The annual Mckean county fairs Art exhibit was held last thursday at the exhibition Booth under the grandstand. Mis Sybil Kane of Kane judged the exhibits. Miss Kane holds a degree in the Philadelphia Academy of arts and has taught several years in new York City. Professional and Amateur artists were judged with no distinction in prizes. Prizes for oils were 1st car Olyn Yonkers Bradford a sailors Pride a Margaret Cunningham it. Jewett a lilacs a Ellen Anderson Smethport a Winter a 2nd e. Terpak Lewis run a Allegheny autumn a Virginia Crouse Bradford a trapeze a Lyda Ifft it. Jewett. A Kinzua Bridge a 3rd Lyda lift. A still life a Sara Maynard Cyclone a masters and Goldenrod a Marion Mckean. Smethport. A Shan Gri la a honorable mention Sara Maynard. A Marvin Creek a Marion Mckean a Woods Road a Gussie Holmes it. Jewett a Rock winners for water colors 1st fran Hendryx Bradford a was they Are a bib Carlson port Allegany a Pittsburgh Nite a 2nd Tom Hendryx Bradford a Lavender Pink a Herbert Johnson a mid summer a 3rd Virginia Crouse a Marsh land a honorable mention fran Hen dry a heavy Black and White 1st. Herbert Johnson mixed Media 2nd. Virginia Crouse charcoal honorable mention Alene Herzog Smethport a still life a Carolyn Yonkers a a a. F. special honorable mention to Gregg Witchen Bradford for a by the sea and ceramics. 1st Gladys Coleman Smethport for an embossed vase Donna Barton Smethport for a Stein 3rd Gladys Coleman for a tall decanter. Sculpture 1st and 2nd to Jay Tilley Bradford for Trojan Warrior a wire sculpture and 1 Duck a Wood sculpture

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