John G. Lytle, Jr.-tax appraiser
TAX APPRAISERS BEING REPLACED <By United Pr«Bs.) HARRISBURG, July 31.—State Revenue Secretary David W. Harris today fired inheritance tax appraisers and investigators in twenty-seven counties, and appointed their successors, although a court | test of his authority to do so remained undecided. Employes of both inheritance and i mercantile tax appraisers' offices in | Philadelphia—for which no changes ! were announced—have brought' separate suits in Dauphin county court contending that the 1943 legislative ripper transferring the power of their appointment from Auditor General F. Clair Ross, Democrat, to the revenue department is unconstitutional and that their tenure runs concurrently With the fiscal officer's term. Harris' appointees and their dismissed predecessors are: Bedford, Lesley F. Blackburn, Everett, for Charles A. Cessna. Cambria, Max Bloomberg, Johnstown, for Raymond C. Kirby; Wil- j Ham J. Cole, Johnstown, for H. S. j Bender, and Mrs. Catherine Moose, South Fork, for Sylvester J. Driscoll. Clearfield, John G. Lytle, jr., Clearfield, for Dean F. Wagner, and Ralph C. Lerch, Mahaffey, for W. M. Ferguson. Fulton, J. E. Palmer, Warfordsburg. for Aaron P. Garland. Mifflin, J. Myron Yoder, Mattawana, for E. N. Snyder.