Wentz, Edward E. guest 1944

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Wentz, Edward E. guest 1944 - ^ Exchange Club: Group, Mr7-Hess Work Out...
^ Exchange Club: Group, Mr7-Hess Work Out Details . Clinton County will probably ( have s its, first airplane landing strip located at Beech : CreeV, according- to plans being advanced by: Walter C. Jamouneau and his committee,.from the Exchange ^ Club in cooperation.! with : George F.iHess, who • suggested the program at Beech.Creek. -.'..., Mr.- Jamouneau named. as his committee E. L. Stein; /Anthony AJTorselU Hidgely B. ; Heller, and ) I. W. Hunt. This group motored to: the neighboring ^community yesterday and viewed the : proposed area. From all-indications, as.recommended by ftr. v Hess, the strip will be prepared,on the land L directly behind tlie High school ' between-the railroad "tracks'and crossing the .-baseball Afield'.: ---' The '.proposed strip allows an approximate 1,000 to 1,100 feet in length and width sufficient to allow landings -of ; larger planes. > At • the- present time, however, there are a number of telephone and electric light wires,, directly 'over the strip and contacts are being made with the- yarious companies in the hope of having k these placed underground. -"•• If the strip is completed before Winler,'and it-appeals yery/lilcely that it will, test planes from the Piper Aircraft Corp. ; will : be making, trips from Lock Haven to that area .as often as three to, four I times'-tach week.- V • ' - -.. '-. - •...«; At the Exchange t CIub 'meetihf! op Wednesday- "evening it 'the Avenue '.Cafe, Mr'~Janiouneau outlined the fprogranv in detail and -pointed out that if .this first • strip is successful other cqmmurii- S ties throughout this arid border- irig.-counties, wilirbe encouraged to advance areas-for landing sections. ; . . ' ' ' '.' •' A't "the meeting. President Watson -F. Fowler presented .Conrad i B.: Wenner; with'- a'tfountain pen,'a departing., gift from -Exchange. MK ,Wenner will le'aye at the .end of this, month Cfor. High .Point,. N. C., where he will be'superinten- dent of that - town's , Burlington I Mills .plant. He lias served as assistant superintendent at the local Bloomsburg Silk..Mffls for several years. • Mrs. Wenner and . their 'son,; Conrad, ^ Jr., will remain here until early September. Guests included Edward , E. I Wentz,:Charles'Stein, Alvin Sno- wiss and Conrad.Wenner, -Jr. -

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  1. The Express,
  2. 28 Jul 1944, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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