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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - September 24, 1970, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county picture newspaper established 1858 county Democrat a Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic newspaper published in the county seat of Mckean county a. Volume no. 112 Over a Century of service to the Public Smethport pa., thursday september 24, 1970 terms�?$4.00 per year single copy�?10c no. 39 area Oil groups to discuss pollution pollution and Energy research will be the main topics of discussion at a joint meeting of seven regional societies and associations All aligned with the Oil Industry at pen Hills club in Minard run today and tomorrow thursday and Friday. Sponsoring the meeting Are the engineers society of county to share in liquor fund Harrisburg Twenty one Mckean county communities Are sharing in a refund of $21,-075 in Beer and liquor License fees the state liquor control Board said tuesday. The payments which have been approved by the Board and forwarded to the auditor general and state treasurer for final clearance and Check writing represent annual retail License fees paid to the Board by establishments for either new licenses or renewals during the period from feb. I to july 31, 1970. I Mckean county municipalities and the amounts they will receive Are As follows Bradford $7,400 Eldred $550 Kane. $2,550 Lewis run $475 mount Jewett $450 port Allegany $1,400 Smethport $900 Annin township $150 Bradford township $1,050, and Corydon township $150. Eldred township $250 Foster township. $1,000 Hamilton township $300 Hamlin township $750 Keating township $1,000 Lafayette township $050 Liberty township $400 Norwich township $300 Otto township $400 sergeant township $150, and Wetmore township $800. There Are no stipulations As to How the individual municipality May use the funds the Board said. Quot it is hoped however Quot a Board spokesman commented a that the Money now being made available will encourage local police in co operating with the boards enforcement the remaining municipalities within the area which will not receive License fee reimbursements either fall within the Quot dry category and have no liquor or Beer retail establishments or the licenses fall due in the last half of the year the Board said. Western Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Section new York state Oil producers association Middle District Oil producers association Bradford District Pennsylvania Oil producers association Pennsylvania Grade crude Oil association Penn York chapter american Petroleum Institute and the appalachian geological society. Principal speakers will be Charles Perry of the Kendall refining co., Bradford and j. W. Eckerd and w. T. Wertman both of the Energy research Center . Bureau of mines Morgantown w. A. Or. Perry s talk will Deal with pollution or. Eckerd and or. Wertman will discuss the Gani Zati Ona Nupp up hmm organization and program of their research Center. A paper on a pipe line safety Quot also will be presented during the technical session to begin at 9 45 . Friday. Thursday s activities will include an afternoon Golf tournament a reception and social period from 5 30 to 7 . And followed by dinner. A film showing highlights of the Buick 1969 open Golf tournament will follow dinner. Members of the local committee Are William Kaschube chairman Charles Black John Depetro or. E. T. Heck Warren Paynter Herman m. Pickles and Gale m. Wiesner. Shunk s junk a junked cart at the Robert Shunk Auto junk Yard in East Smethport Are going going gone a crunch Here an unidentified Man it teen loading the Auto body Cruther forcing body panel into it jaw at the top of the Cruther de Cendt. More than 1,000 cart Are to be crushed before removal to Canton Ohio where they will be threaded into Chunky Golf balls and told to steel Mill for repro etting. Photo by Rogge Auto junk Yard is undergoing crushing renovation Federal funds for county up in 1969 Harrisburg Federal monies poured into Mckean county to the tune of $25,812,188 during the 1969 fiscal year a up $4,108,69� compared with the $21,703,489 figure a year earlier a compilation of Pennsylvania counties by the office of Penn Sylvania a . Senator Hugh Scott reveals. The $25,812,188 was split up among 19 Federal agencies the department of health education and welfare headed the list with $13,397,314 funnelled into Mckean county during the 1969 fiscal year. Other agencies contributing to the $25 million figure for the county Are As follows department of agriculture a $1,207,331 department of Commerce a $16,564 depart $33,000 for cancer crusade Park picnic arca to be closed this fall Richard a. Linn superintendent of Sizer file state Park announced that the picnic area along route 155 will be closed to the Public this fall. Linn said the action was necessary to Quot consolidate the i limited use in the most efficient i manner and to allow Park Crews to work in that area without fear of safety hazards to the it s official when the Sun crossed the cel Joseph l. Anglim Joseph l. Anglim named regional scout executive Joseph l. Anglim has been named regional executive of the mid Atlantic area of the boy scouts of America. The Region includes Elk lick Council and 47 other councils in Delaware the District of Columbia Maryland Pennsylvania and Virginia. The Region has an enrolment of 464,286 boys serving in 15,471 units. Or. Anglim is leaving a poet As a scout executive in Omaha neb. His appointment was an the Robert Shunk Auto junk Yard on route 6 just outside East Smethport is undergoing a crushing renovation. Is undergoing a crushing Reno vation. Some 1,100 junked cars Are being crushed and taken away to Canton Ohio where the Metal will be extracted from the other materials. And after further reprocessing that Metal May find its Way Back onto Mckean county roads in a 1971 Model car. A Mobile Auto body Crusher owned by Payne and Payne of Greenville pa., is now at the Shunk Yard crushing Auto Bod-1 ies to inches thick masses. The Crusher exerting up to 270 tons Hydraulic pressure flattens the bodies three at a time. Then they Are loaded onto a trailer for movement to Canton. Trailer loads vary from 16 to 22 crushed cars depending on their original size and condition according to Gordon Payne. Badly rusted hulks make smaller crushed loads than better preserved bodies. Shunk removes the engine blocks from the junkers. Tires and Gas tanks Are removed by Payne and Payne. Gas tank removal is Manda tory because the tanks tend to explode in the shredding maj Chine where temperatures reach nearly 2,000 degrees f. As the Metal is ripped to bits and reduced to Golf Ball size chunks. The shredder can reduce from 550 to 900 cars to chunk Metal each Day Payne said. The Metal chunks Are separated by magnets from upholstery rubber and non magnetic metals such As aluminium engine blocks when engines Are crushed with the bodies. Hie burnable wastes Are destroyed. I fire also cleans the usable Metal Payne concluded for it Burns away old grease paint and other non metallic residue before the chunks Are shipped to the steel Mills. Back at the junk Yard in Smethport Shunk says he plans to have a More orderly layout on his property when the present junkies Are cleaned up. He said he has a plan that will enable him to get at the junked cars More easily and will allow him to build a More orderly the crushing operation at Shunk a Yard is the largest in Mckean county and is rapidly removing what Many citizens have considered an eyesore along route 6. Board asks intermediate school unit be explained Estial Equator on its journey bounced by chief scout exec South the event signalled the Tive Alden g. Barber and re beginning of fall at 6 59 . Vional chairman Edwin h. Gott wednesday sept. 23. Of Pittsburgh. County officials award ballot printing contract Mckean county commissioners monday awarded to the port Allegany reporter Argus a contract in the amount of $1,075 for the printing of All ballots to be used in the county for the november elections. According to chairman Russell Weston this includes All paper ballots Absentee and Sample ballots and the voting machine labels. During the regular morning business session the county officials a approved for payment an application from it. Jewett Borough for $1,250.99 in liquid fuels tax monies. A approved a requisition from District Justice Carroll h. Clayton of Bradford for a Bradford City directory at $38. A granted a real estate tax exoneration in Otto township because of double assessment. A instructed chief clerk Geo. Burk water to secure citation forms from garlics in Philadelphia. A heard the grand jury report from the september term which reported 27 cases tried 20 True Bills returned and noted there was to be no inspection of county properties. Members of the Mckean county school Board of directors monday night instructed county superintendent or. Robert p. St Nom Berg to Forward a recommendation to those in charge of the intermediate unit planning convention in Emporium next month. The recommendation will put the Mckean county Board on record As requesting a program explaining and de Archery big game season opens sept 26 Harrisburg a. A Pennsylvania a 1970-71 Archery big game seasons get underway sept. 26, when archers begin Hunting Whitetail Deer. The state game commission said the states Whitetail population was adequate this year although slightly smaller than a year ago. There will be 30 Hunting Days during the regular statewide Archery Deer season which closes oct. 30 a one Day before opening of the general Small game season. Sunday Hunting is prohibited. An extended 19-Day Archery Deer season is scheduled in All sections except North Central Pennsylvania beginning dec. 26. Archers Are permitted to take one Deer of either sex regardless of size. If a Hunter haps a Deer during the Archery season he is not permitted to take another Whitetail during the regular gunning season. Potter county Airport the Potter county commissioners Are considering the construction of an Airport approximately eight Miles East of Coudersport. The proposed project consists of a paved 3500�?T x 75�?T runway with turnarounds and apron medium intensity lighting marking and drainage. Tailing the intermediate unit at the oct. 22 meeting. They decided they would rather set a later Date for the actual organization of the four county intermediate unit Board which will replace the four county boards on july i 1970. The expansion of the county schools diagnostic clinic to include consultation and treatment facilities was discussed at length. The possibility of working with the state my or program was Aso included but no definite action was taken Lyle e. Weissenfluh gave his annual report on the four county instructional material Center located in the courthouse. He noted that the total distribution of the Center was about 20,000 items during the 1969-70 school term and that the annual state report showed the Smethport Center circulated a greater variety of materials than any other Center in the state. He said that teacher participation in the program had reached 70 per cent up 5 per cent from the previous year. Donald Halmilton of Eldred was approved to transport five students two port Allegany and three from Smethport to the special education class at the Indian Creek school in Eldred township. Routine business reports and the monthly Bills were approved in the session conducted by Board president Francis Gausman of Kane. District nurses meet today at Lewis run District no. 8 of the Pennsylvania nurses association will hold a luncheon meeting today thursday at 12 30 . At the Valley Hunt club in Lewis run. The speaker will be Keith Danielson Field representative for the Allegheny Mountain Hart association. He will show a film on a cardiac distress in infants Quot and give a resume of what is available for nurses from the heart association. The Bradford nurses Are hostesses mrs. Joan Mongillo in is chairman of the prof ram. At preliminary hearing Jam t. Shultz of 1032 w. Washingon St., Bradford at loft it shown with i attorney Stanley Poco a jr., just before a preliminary hearing thursday night on a murder charge involving the shooting doth sept. 7 of Ronald e. Shine 30, of 22 Gilbert Lane in Bradford township. District magistrate Joseph j. Frampten conducted the hearing and Ord Arad Shultz held for Tho action of Tho grand jury. The defendant is confined in Mckean county jail at Smethport. Photo by Stewart bandits hold up Roulette drive in Mckean county crusade of the american cancer society added some $33,043.66 to the state total of More than $2 million the greatest amount Ever raised by the acs in Pennsylvania. Charles Rowe chairman of the local crusade reported 1186 volunteers participated in this years Campaign which was chair maned at the state level by Joe Paterno Penn state football coach. Quot this years crusade results prove once again that the Public is deeply concerned about cancer and the volunteers have done a great Job in reaching their friends and neighbors with life saving facts Quot or. Rowe said. A tally of local results showed special gifts $7,370.25 resident i a i $7,342.42 foundations $100.00 employees. $3,491.60 firms $2,191.00 special events $1,061.04 Independent bus., $1,576.00 clubs and organizations 460.00 Public employees $535.00 professional $622.00 memorials $8,292.35. Ment of defense a $658,000 department of housing and Urban development a $1,775,001 department of the Interior a $10,906 department of labor a $309,829 Post office department a $1,545,473 department of state a $1,096 department of transportation a $1,828,733 Treasury department a $2,090,-334. Agency for International development a $57,051 appalachian regional commission a $6,062 civil service commission $625,644 general services administration a $11,901 Railroad retirement Board a $436,-820 selective service system a $12,369 Tennessee Valley authority a $47,630 veterans administration a $1,774,130. Among Mckean county projects listed by senator Scott a office As having had his personal assistance Grant to Keating township Smethport for sewage system. Grant to Mckean county exceptional children Center Lewis run for staffing services for retarded children. Loan Grant to Bradford for Quot Renaissance Urban renewal local people listed a fair after car crash Auto Accident victims Steven Wells 21, and his 18-year old wife Pamela Ann were listed in fair condition sunday by a Bradford Hospital spokesman. Their three month old son Shawn who had been admitted for observation was listed in satisfactory condition As were Philip Dowling and David Rounsville both of Smethport. Mrs. Wells the former Pamela Ann Lewis daughter of or. And mrs. Eugene Lewis of Marvin St., Smethport and family were staying with her parents prior to going to North Dakota where he is stationed with the . Air Force. The five persons were admitted to the Hospital Early sunday following a two car Accident on route 46 in Rew. Wells and his wife both suffered leg injuries and multiple lacerations. Dowling the alleged Driver of the second car. Sustained a head injury and Rouns Ville was treated for multiple cuts. Pennsylvania state police at the Kane sub station told the Era that details of the mishap Are not available because none of the injured had been questioned at press time. Traffic deaths in county up by 2 this year ten persons have died on Mckean county highways this year up to sept. I according to the report of Captain Edward a. Fagnani troop c commander of the Pennsylvania state police. During the same period last year eight fatalities were recorded. The report shows in the seven county troop c District which includes Mckean county that in the month of August there were 250 motor accidents in which ilk persons were injured a plus the fatalities. Property damage was listed at $265,000 during the month in the troop c area. In that month Mckean county had one fatality in 36 accidents in which 23 other persons were injured. The property damage was listed at $28,645. Driving too fast for conditions was the cause of 82 accidents in the troop c area in August. Reckless driving caused 51 accidents failure to keep right 21, and violations of right of Way 33. The re were 12 accidents caused by following too closely. A variety of causes Are included in Quot miscellaneous at 51 accidents. Discussion of Law enforcement slated for area supervisors and police of Fidel from the various political subdivisions of Mckean county have been invited to attend a meeting this thursday afternoon at the Foster township municipal building. To be present will be Karl Boyes Northwestern regional director and his staff from Erie representing the Pennsylvania crime commission. There will be a discussion of Mutual Law enforcement problems in Mckean county. A luncheon will precede the session at the Desoto restaurant. Roulette a two unidentified armed males believed to be in their Early 28s, entered the Roulette drive in around to 15 . Sunday and after threatening the two waitresses on duty fled into nearby Woods with $75 in receipts. According to Coudersport based state police the men described As tall and of medium build wore red handkerchiefs Over their faces. They entered the Concession stand through the rear door armed with a asked for the Money in the Cash Register. Police identified the waitresses As Gail Andrews and mrs. C. M. Troutman both of Roulette. Merger Defeated stockholders of the Grange National Bank Ulysses and Genesee have voted Down a proposed merger with the Commonwealth Bank and Trust co., of Muncy Kane Man is arrested on narcotics charges Kane state police of the Kane sub station Here arrested Bruce Allen Cowan of 205 n. Fraley St. Thursday afternoon on a charge of Sale and Possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned for the violation of the drug and cosmetic act before District Justice William Bunce in Kane. In lieu of the $5,000 bail set he was taken to the Mckean county jail in Smethport to await a preliminary hearing. Phone classified ads to 887-5300 or 2254721 t. A Faulkner named Branch Hank manager Olean . Thomas k. Faulkner a local native and formerly assistant cashier at first National Bank of Eldred pa., will be the manager of the new Allegany Branch of the Exchange Branch of Olean. The new Structure still under construction is expected to open in december. Construction halted construction of the new John Sonburg area school District elementary school along it. 219 near that town remains stalled by a dispute Over use of nonunion workers. T

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