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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - September 25, 1958, Smethport, Pennsylvania Published in the county seat of Mckean county a. County Democrat Quot Northwestern Pennsylvania s leading democratic weekly Mckean county a picture newspaper established 1858 volume no. Too established 15 Smethport pa., thursday september 25, 1958 terms�?$4.00 Peb tear single copy�?10c no. 39 jury convicts former official in cinder Case the Pennsylvania state Highway department cinder scandal whih will provide a Case to be tried in Mckean county cram Oil court in Smethport daring the october sea lion bae resulted in conviction of a former Chester county state Highway official Frank s. Jam Meson one time superintendent of the Cheeter county maintenance division was convicted in Dauphin county court at Harrisburg bist week on charges of conspiring to cheat the state Highway depart mom in cider contracts. The jury of seven men and five women deliberated 6�?Ta hours before returning a verdict of guilty. The trial lasted six Days. Jamieson was in a conspiracy with Victor prep Frackville contractor to cheat die department on Sal Ai cinders Tor Usa St Chester county. Prep pleads guilty prep pleaded guilty and testified for the Torru non weal the. He has m. B. Mcdowell. Civie Leader passes of i Iff vol ass Soho i directors Assoc a a mcd�we11�?T77�?T Rosr. Accused of Orang retired educator a Salt i Aeneas de i n f Civie Leader Dies 11 county school i erectors meet in Smethport the annual convention of the Mckean county school directors association will be held today in Smethport with business sessions scheduled for 3 . And . And the annual dinner at 6 30 in the methodist Church Hall. Feature of the program will be election of officers and two addresses by Ivan Boxen Newspaperman and lecturer who will speak on a a time bomb fused at both ends Quot and a meeting potentates. Premiers and people a Thomas c. Curtis of Otto twp., president of the Mckean county school directors association will sessions. sue in vice precedent Francis a. Gausman of Wetmore twp. And vice president boy a. Reek of Foster twp. Secretary a Arval h. Baker of port Allegany Union. Treasurer Hubert l Morrison of 21st Community Chest drive next week goal increased $700 the 2lst annual Campaign of the 1933, has been set at 6,500. This Smethport Community Chest inc., is an increase of 700 Over a be will be conducted during the com $5,800 budget total last year. My week. Alex Mckay has been named the quota for the Chest drive Campaign chairman and or. Robert which has never failed since it was Johns will be assistant chairman. First organized in Smethport in after careful consideration the North Penn co. Faces Law suit for $1,217,458 been convicted on Sun Lier charge. Hgt Monsoon a the Der irs in a a Quot a a it York and Emmr Comitia Mckean county society Tor cop prep in serving a one year sen pled children died about 2 30 . Tence in Dauphin county jail As wednesday of us week in the Merrill Brundage m. B Mcdowell 77. Of 7 school 8., Bradford a leading educator and bust Smethport Borough Christian f. Feat in wiper i tenders of Mckean county Public Bradford Hospital. The Knox it Ola non county native a a son of the late Thomas gamer on and Christina Minerva result of the York county convex icon and it a a Kung sentence on the Lancaster Oon Victon. Vncent Swartz 52. Of Mahanoy my a brother a us of prop and John Harris jr., 40. Of Frackville. A tonner employee of the prep construct on of Are scheduled to be tried a the october session of Mckean county criminal court Swart and Barras were Mck fed by a Mckean of Rwy grand jury Ai the june term of cram anal court in Smethport on charges of Del verse of cinder for use by the Mckean county Mamie we a Law ration with the schools and the members of i staff Are a amp to supt William d Igoe. Supervisor of special education a Victor Howard. Speech in Clayton Larson. Row Quot Mcdowell he in 0it or Quot Alwn Ross ithe Rev Arthur b Cope Rector of St. Luke episcopal Church. The then Clarion Normal school and graduated from it. Union College Alliance. Ohio m huh. Or Mcdowell came to Bradford in 1904. Alto headed the Cam Boston mass a a bankruptcy referee monday ordered that a $1,-1217.458 suit be filed against North Penn Gas corp. Of port Allegany pa., As a result of the alleged i fraudulent Transfer of Money to the corporation. I the Money was allegedly transferred to the corporation by John i Fox. Former publisher of the defunct Boston Post. Referee Edom f Hannon directed that the suit be filed in a Pennsylvania court. Atty. Charles Cunningham of Pittsburgh was a Oldi imers remember mrs. Moffett Anderson and Oberg Sis. Here. Both too sized to bring the suit. As part of the slug and dance team were badly damaged. The action is to be filed on Peti of Honan and Hines that played at the Spofford were on their Way Tion three court appointed trus Leam two variety Bills m the old to Maine on their vacation. Yes the Post publishing co., sheas theater in Bradford some mrs. Moffet a Reading native headed by Arthur Wasserman of 30 years ago. Also taught dancing a pair of Dan Soston. Mckean county Coroner Robert big shoes was found in the wreck-1 in petition the trustees aet w. Iver of Bradford investigated age of her car. She had come to the fatally and issued a certificate this area about to years ago after of accidental death. The Cau a was living and working in new York tested As a broken neck. The euro City. She attended by Edmunds viewing death car a damage inflicted to the car of mrs. Hazel Moffet. Hazel Hurst by the collision which took her life in i. Jewett sunday morning it being viewed by unidentified Spectator. Vince Pierotti photo county woman killed in crash j it Jewett mrs. Helen Moffett. 49. Hazel Hurst owner of the Antler hotel and a former vaudevillian was instantly killed sunday a and a vacationing out of state couple was injured when their oars collided Here. Richardson l. Spofford Chicago 111., Driver of the other car. Was treated for minor Cut in the Dis wiil conduct the devotional period pen Oary of Kane Community hos tier said the woman died at the Church. Scene of the 8 15 . Crash. Survivors include her Mother police chief Erik Hanson mrs. Mary Honan and three sons. Mrs Moffett a 1956 Sedan swerved George k. John h and Patrick Jinto the path of the oncoming Chall of Hazel Hurst. Funeral serv Cago Auto on main by. Between i ice were incomplete. At the Start of the afternoon aes i Tai and released hts wife Jan _ _ _ Aion devotions at the dinner will ice Riding in his car was admitted a a Twig of the Bradford a the , for moment of he school re inns out pow in 0 Emmr past pm Tho Isis. An to wry the churn by my a that a Rutm arty in in a Emu a Protr a will be vocal elections by the Forth that on three occasions North Penn Gas received from Fox Money belonging to the Post publishing co in payment for foxes indebtedness to North Penn. Fox admitted transferring certain sums to North Penn when questioned by referee Hannon. It Jurie including a Scalp laceration. Nance Daviston of the Pennsylvania department of highways held for Dauphin grand jury harm in also Bewig held in $2 too Bani Tor grand jury action in Dati pm county an charge of con agora and Hise pretence Harris Tam find Tost week in the american Book co. Broadened to include the manage snip of the Barnsdall planting co a firm which he later purchased he also a a director at the Bradford savings and loan Anocia Tion although he had resigned hts teaching position or. Mcdowell Sisters students Otto eld red Job High school trial m Dauphin county that he continued an Active part in local played a part in Cooling checks school affairs he served for 25 made out by prep to fact iou years a a director of the Bradford persons City school District. The state Highway detriment an ardent sportsman and outdoor Haw announced that a new a . Or. Mcdowell helped counting system a Beer a a1 led found the Northwestern Pennsyl to prevent a repetition of the cinder vac a campers association an scandal. Ii a said that under toe state Highway department former bookkeeping method it wan comparatively dimple for a dishonest tinder contractor to payment for More cinders than were actually delivered to any county maintenance division Victor Wright Deputy attorney organization of Hunting Camp owners. Or. Mcdowell had been Active As a Board member since the inception of the group. It officers announced last Spring plan to Honor or. Mcdowell at its 30 h anniversary dinner meeting in 1959. Active in rep Blean party work. Or. Mcdowell a a trustee of committee set to plan dinner for Mcgonigle i or Elwood l. Mix president of the Mckean county Council of Republican women a been named chairman of the Republican rally dinner for Arthur t. My Google. Gop nominee for governor at Pennsylvania the rally Atli be held at 7 . Next wednesday at hotel Emery. Bradford. The appointment of mrs mix was announced last week by j chairman j. Paul Jones of Che my funeral services for Eldred Man burned in Accident the funeral service for Milton a. Nelson. 52, of Haymaker who perished in flames that enveloped i overturned pickup truck along the Barnum re. Tuesday night of last week a. Conducted Friday afternoon. The Rev. Veryl so he Toner pastor of the Crosby Betula methodist Church officiated at 1 30 . A the Frame funeral Home. Eldred. Interment was in Chestnut Omen Ery at Portville. Or. William Macduffie Olean. A Cattaraugus county Coroner wednesday issued an accidental death certificate after confirming archers to rally antique rifles in area f in j a a Rcck Tor i Day Brent near Millport mrs. \ Era Lynch in of Smethport Dies in port Allegany general. Mid at Harrisburg that the state Justice department will Bedford s Odd Fellows Lodge a be ready to prosecute in Mckean Hector of George Junior Republic Kean county Republican commit the victims identity. The body was tee. Burned almost beyond recognition. Or mix has chosen the following or. Nelson a pumper for lie county criminal court oct. 7. Secretary of the buses Amend a serve Ith her mrs. R. J. Lynch South Penn Oil co. And a past the slate charged before Alder a of leu it a of the then Bradford mrs. Jack Kelt. Mrs Paul Madi master of Eldred Grange was bom Man Carroll Clayton of Bradford of Commerce. Son 0f Bradford mrs William in Coudersport july 9. 1906, the son in May that Harris and Swart in More rec err years his civic Potter at Smethport mrs. Frank 10 or. And mrs. Almerson Nelson had forged weight slips snowing i activities entered around the loft us of Eldred mrs Arden Bush the first annual Robin Hood Archery festival scheduled for Thi week end in Smethport will attract How and Arrow enthusiasts from a wide area including Points in Ohio and new York state. Winners in the various contests will he awarded $1,000 Worth of trophies. The event is sponsored by the Seneca Highlands association. Field event will take place on saturday on a course lot Aud on the open Brook re. Between Smethport and port Allegany a i Birken Barbecue Hunting movies and a dance at the Smethport school auditorium Are features of the program for saturday night. Sunday afternoon an exhibition will be presented to the Public at Mccoy stadium in Smethport. Any Archer is eligible to enter the competitions. Six antique rifles valued at More than $500 taken from the Home of members of Che Community Chest budget committee approved several changes As Che result of information supplied by the ten agencies which will Benefit from the Campaign. These changes from last years budget Aie league baseball increase of $50.00. Smethport High school our reserves now student Council increase of $100. Girl scouts increase of Hoo. Boy scouts increase of $100. Smethport memorial recreation Center increase of $500. Muscular dystrophy society decrease of $100. All other Chest a Gene Tea will receive the same appropriation a j Ihm year. The contingent fund also remains the same. Here a the budget for 1969 Mary Mccabe memorial fund i i school patrol. 260 of utile league baseball 356, i student Council formerly girl Reserve. 560.60 Smethport fir dept. 666 66 girl scouts. 656.66 boy scout. 900.06 Mckean county society for crippled children. 1.366.66 j Smethport memorial recreation Center. 1.500.00 muscular dystrophy society. 360 66 contingent fund. 150.60 total. 16.500 Only a alight increase in lewd year s individual contributions will put the Community cheat drive Over the top. As in the peat. Contributors Are to Chew Pledgee in in Etc Limer they prefer. Campaign expense Are held a he absolute rnai unum due to to fact that ail work As performed by . The Smethport Community cheat inches no paid employees drive Kapta m Are organizing their workers. The town is mapped out in an Effort to Contact Etwary citizen. One gift. In Muf aliments of you prefer will Benefit to Wormy parts Sipat Jig Agenesis. A Good question for each Chest contributor to ask the delivery of the materials for rotary club and crippled atoll of Kane mrs. John Kal Lenbom Coudersport the survivors Are or it by Gassy r at f Onne Ait the state Highway department in Drent a program which be helped port Allegany and or. Leonard Kelson s wife. Ethel two daughters Thi county in which the state a set up some 30 year ago. It was Howard of it. Jewett. Or. Vera Mae Lynch. 60. Of Smethport former owner of toe main St diner died last saturday morning in toe Allegany hos a a pita i in ill health for toe past is Glenn Appleby at Indian Creek. Month is Lamto had been hos near Eldred Over toe May 30 week ditall7.d three a a a Fps end were recovered last week in the Wuker of Raymond Lynch Oswayo Creek at Millport. Was born in Allegany. N y., and Golf clubs were also found Dis spent most of her life in this area. Carded in the Creek with the guns she retired in 1952 mrs. Lynch by a group of migrant workers attended St Elizabeth s Church children. Survivors include a half brother. Members of the Mckean county Leon Ford Bradford and two half himself a a How much would i sheriff s office who investigated Sisters. Mrs. Elmer Crawford Brad Tov each one of these agencies stated the guns which apparently Ford and miss Lydia Ford Warren if Toey All conducted separate fund had been discarded shortly after two sons. Raymond j. Lynch Titus campaigns during the year a they were removed from the a Ville and Harold k. Lynch Smeth-1 the Community Cheet plan in Plebs Home were extensively dam port two grandchildren and eve Able each Toiv Rudai contributor eral nieces and nephews. To do a lot of Good Wutoh one reason the Rosary was recited at the Abl gift to place of tree ring toe Fry funeral Home Here at 8 15 requests of a continuous eerie of . Sunday. Drive throughout toe year. J the funeral service was conduct j ii takes very Little figuring to Mckean county Law enforce so monday morning in St. Eliza prove that the Oom Mommy Chest ment officials have no reports of. Beth s chinch by toe pastor the provides a cooperative plan vastly stolen Golf clubs and believe they Rev. Joseph j. Grode. Paper Tor to any other system May have been part of loot re pallbearer were John Peeler of fund raising it deserves to con moved from Homes in another Cairn Francis Lynch. Howard Moore ted undue to meet it annual Campaign aged through their four months exposure. The guns were returned to or. Appleby who is attempting to repair and Leblue them to of new York state. Shortchanged some $7,000 Worth. In recognition of this work that the j reservations May be made Exchange club named or. My through members of the dinner Dowell its first Golden deed committee or the county commit award recipient. In his rotary career or. My or. Maxine Casey Hinsdale and mrs. Patricia Sanderson Attica . Five grandchildren a brother Martin of Buffalo also two Sisters. Mrs. Margaret Sinclair Buffalo dinner for All Mckean an Ltd mrs Mildred Fisher. Coudersport. Terne n the county Republican. Deadline sept. 30 to claim refunds Kkt i of the then distinct 259. He served it gasoline i axes a honorary Ohrman Ltd a notary Iii hears three volunteers due for induction Ort. I taxpayers have until sept. 36 to file claims for refund of Federal Triet conv Emu on that met in Brod Ford in 1965. Or Mcdowell attended toe Fin plea for support excise taxes Paul on certain Gaso methodic Church of c s i line Purchase from triv i. 1957 to surviving Ait his tie mrs. Get Ilov Cmunt june 30, 1958. John h. Bulgier to leu Ltd Stang fellow Mcdowell whom strict director of internal Revenue married in Knox four sons Haroski Lindgren outlined to boy has announced. A Tom l. And Jamas r., program Here and monday or. Bugler flood Farmers who Bradford and or. Richard e., in Eun it a of the Smethport rotary purchased gasoline during that time a Tuka. Okla. And a daughter. Miss Jub m vhf Ohio thai hotel for use on the farm Are entitled to mar it Gou Mcdowell a Hing refund of toe full three cent a uni d c 12 grandchildren and two Gre at Grandc Hendren. The funeral service a conducted at 10 30 . Saturday in the speaker appealed to parents Mckean county selective service Board Wall Send three volunteers to Buffalo along with a group of 22 other men who will receive pre Educ to on physical examinations an Wehner a. The three volunteers Are Louis a. I gotta of Bradford. Wayne a. Keester of Willow Creek and Thom gallon tax by filing form 2240. Other taxpayers he said who purchased gasoline for no Highway use May claim refund Ai one cent Koch Chatley memorial Chapel a gallon by filing form 843. I la Rev Clylus Mowry pastor or. Bulgier said taxpayers who first methodist Church of file by mail must have thew claims Bradford. Postmarked no later than sept. 30. I interment we. In Mckean me or. Bulgier said helpful of or a 1 mortal Park Al Lafayette Tion about these two refund pro Quot visions of the Law can be found in j 70/ i a. To internal Revenue Servic booklets Flo i a a former Gas tax refund Quot and Rolls in Mckean county a Federal Gas tax refund for Norl and other interested persons to Aid a j. Kellogg of Ceres. Boy scout projects. Or. Lindgren also shewed of the water carnivals held the past two years at the War memorial Pool prior to the annual barbecues of the rotary club at Mccoy stadium. There were candid shots of the crowd and the chefs working at the Barbecue pit. The film was Well composed and ,. U a edited and was thoroughly enjoyed i jail Iii i a i Cill 11 of Hollo by the to Lanai is. The men will report to the Bradford american legion Home at 5.30 . Prior to 6 . Departure by bus. The group taking physical examinations will return Home wednesday night. Spark taken to county after drilling in a big Gas Well near Conneaut Olast week the Mcconnell alter est issued this statement a this 1 the greatest strike yet production under natural pressure is 3.363.000 cubic feet per Day which will increase to nearly 6.000.000 after Many residents of the Conneaut area own shares in the Gas Well. Norwich France Petr Uzzi Donald Okerlund Richard Raymond. Interment was in St. Elizabeth s cemetery. Officers elected Smethport native for ensuing year gets ism Post Highway and transit he said these booklets and claim forms can be obtained from his office at the new Federal building Pittsburgh. Area Marine Recruiter a career Bradford Marine m sgt. Gale Abbott is in charge of the Erie recruiting office which serves Mckean Warren Crawford and Erie counties. An unofficial estimate shows 736 persons were added to the eligible to vote Rolls in Mckean county in the registration period which ended last week in preparation for the nov. 4 general election. George Berkwater chief clerk for the Mckean county commissioners said the total includes 401 republicans. 327 democrats six non partisans and two prohibitionists. The club had toe Opportunity to Welcome Rota rums Lee Fox of Bradford and Charles Frame of Eldred As guests. Borough group to meet in default of $500 bail. Stephen spa cd of 40 Mechanic St., Bradford. Last Friday was committed to the Mckean county jail in Smethport by Alderman John l. Mcandrew of Bradford. At a preliminary hearing Spack a Damer meet my of the Elk j pleaded guilty to charges of association of j Sault and Battery and was held for boroughs Wall be held tonight in the october term of Mckean coun Johnsonburg. Association represent by Crim a l. Court. The charge Fri natives from Smethport. St. Mary Lowed a Melee in which Spackus Ridgway Emporium and it. Jew wife Low Anna sustained Bead Alen will be guests of representatives juries which required five stitches of Jonii Vonburg Borough. To close Friday afternoon. Ralph w. Pries renamed chairman a Ralph Vav. Pries Drexel Hill theater concessionaire has been named state chairman for the March of dimes for the third successive year. The announcement was made by Basil of Connor president of the National foundation which has added arthritis and birth defects to polio As targets of the expanded program of the organization. Crosby a Herbert Pettenati was elected master of the Norwich Grange no 2018 at it meeting last week. Other officers named Are Arnold Sweetapple overseer Sara Sweetapple Steward Augusta Walters assistant Steward june tar Box chaplain Cecelia Hotchkiss lecturer Norma Pettenati treasurer. Sadie Zetwick. Secretary George Winslow gatekeeper Esther lesser lady assistant Steward Etta Hendrickson. Flora Jennie Benson Ceres Olga Marinik Pomona George Winslow Arnold Sweetapple and Augusta Walters executive committee Norma Pettenati Jennie Benson. Augusta Walters and Cecelia Hotchkiss Home economics committee. Twenty seven members attended. H Wood ring spoke on hospitalization insurance and its benefits. He is a representative of the Blue Cross and Blue shield association. Jennie Benson and june Tarbox headed the lunch committee. The next meeting will be held got. 6 in Crosby Grange Hail. And goals. I officers of the Smethport Community Chest. Inc., Are president Orlo j. Hamlin. 1st vice president a Carne a. Day. 2nd vice preteen to Redfield b. Gillett. Secretary a a. L. Pierotti or. Treasurer Haroski j. Lee. Directors Robert b Apple Jane k Bill c. L. Burt. Carrie a. Day Robert a. Digel Redfield b. , o. J. A Anim Merle Dickinson w. E. Kerr. C. W. Lillibridge James Herzog. Charlotte Fry h. L. Morrison w. L. Pierotti or. Son of sme h Sherman g. Fra cat co or. Rhea Francisco of port has been appointed staff Engineer of the systems studies department at the Owego n. Y., Plant of International business machine corp or. Francisco who joined ism Ai june 1955 As a design Engineer in toe experimental systems teat department was appointed As to a crate Engineer in May 1957. And j 11 111 Al \ni1iil a transferred to systems studies i of i a umlaut six months later. The Smethport native received toe Bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania state University in 1955. And a taken graduate work under Elk lick Council meeting saturday the Elk lick Council of boy scouts will hold it annual dinner meeting saturday in the first toe ism syrous in. Vers try pm. Me too diet Church Hail in emptor Gram. He lives at 506 Davis ave., Lum. Endicott n. New officers will be travalled by his father the late or Sherman a q Potter Smethport honorary g Francisco sr., a supervising Council president after the 6 30 principal of Keating twp schools Darner. Or Potter was the East end Man loses Eye an East Smethport Man Patrick Foley jr., had an Eye removed 1 the Buffalo veterans Hospital this week As Che result of an Accident which occurred on aug. 26. A piece at the time of his death a number of years ago. Ruys lion for pet an african lion a to keep a a has been purchased by Laverne Hairlson of Allegany n The sax Moo us old animal weighing 125 pounds was delivered by railway express. First president of toe Council Back in 1924. Veteran and outstand my Scouters Wilt be recognized. The speaker will be Johs g. Det Wiler. Jersey Shore member of Region three # executive Board and chairman of toe regional committee on exploring. Jobless hits record Pennsylvania paid out mole than of steel was imbedded in or. Of j $43,000,000 last month by in employ Leys Eye while lie was working on a rent compensation the figure was the port Allegany Bow Pooai on Sunbear owned by his brother Francis the highest in history. Day sept. In. Parents of a son or. And mrs. William Mitchell Are the parents of a son. Born m

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