Simpson's Leader-Times from Kittanning, Pennsylvania on April 15, 1957 · Page 4
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Kittanning, Pennsylvania
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Monday, April 15, 1957
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r ord City, Pa., April 15, 1957 Offip«: Second Flo«r 316 Ford Street DAILY LEADER -TIMES This Page Devoted to the Interests of Ford City and Vicinity; Phont 62-2561 If The Leadtr-TimM C«n B« of S«rvict Switzerland lias three national languages: French, German, Italian and Romanjsh. Expert TV Repair R.C.A.-PHlftCO-ADMIRAL Sales nd Service We Serrjce Any Make Registered Technician Charles Johnson Phone 62-9692 1004 Fifth Are., Ford City S P E C I A L UNTIL APRIL 20 Plain Cheese PIZZA Large Small 90c 45c Cieply's Drive-In PHONE 62-5920 Everyone I s sure to appreciate our beautiful E a s t e r greeting cards. We hare cards that capture the true spiritual inspiration of Easter ... as well as cute cards f o r t h e youngsters! Choose now for best selection ... by Hallmark. FORD CITY NEWS Ford Street, Ford City CHARLES A. BONNER JR. of Ford City RD 1 was named Head Designer of Works Four Drafting Room to succeed Nathan G. Cook, who resigned. Bonner has served in the engineering department of the Pittsburgh Plato Glass Company plant since 1952. Before coming to the glass company, Bonner had done computations, designs and layout of industrial furnace linings for Harbison-Walker. CARLEY'S Easter Candies COME --SEE OUR LARGE SELECTION! ALL SIZES Q Fruit and Nut Eggs · Chocolate Rabbits % Chocolate Baskets Candy Filled · Straw Baskets SEE US FOR YOUR PHOTOGRAPHIC FILM 24-Hour Developing Service CARLEY'S Variety Store McGrann Phone 62-6293 Open Every Day 'Til 10:30 p.m. Events To Look For In Vicinity FORD CITY--National Guardsmen of Company "C" will drill for a two-hour period beginning at 7:30 p.m. today at the Ford City Armory. Scheduled today and tomorrow are the following other meetings and events in Ford City and vicinity, according to reports to the Leader-Times: Monday, April 15 Women's Christian Temperance Union, 7:30 p.m. in Ford Memorial Methodist Church social rooms. | Mrs. Myrtle Smith, program leader; Mrs. Dorothy Bryan, hostess. Lady Frances Rebekah Lodge 8 p.m. in Manorville Odd Fellows Hall. Intermediate Girl Scout Troop 9, 4 p.m. at Scout House. Webelos Den of St. Mary's Cub Pack, 4 p.m. at home of William Lunz, Ford City RD 1. Ford City Kiwanis Club, 6 p.m. at Hollo Dairy Bar. Appleby Manor Boy Scout Troop, 7 p.m. at church. Tuesday, April 16 Ladies Auxiliary to Manor Township Fire Department, 8 p.m. in firehall. Evening Circle of Women's Association of First Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m. in church social rooms. Brownie Girl Scout Troop 16, 4 p.m. in Scout House. Brownie Girl Scout Troop 14, 4 p.m. in ManprvOle Methodist Church basement. Intermediate Girl Scout Troop 12, 4 p.m. at Scout House. Den 1 of Appleby Manor Cub Pack, after school at home of Mrs. Evelyn McElfresh, Ford City RD 1. Den 2 of Appleby Manor Cub Pack, after school at home of Mrs. Betty Rubel. Ford Cliff. Den 5 of Appleby Manor Cub Pack, after school at home of Mrs. Doris Miller. Ford Cliff. Den 3 of Appleby Manor Cub Pack, after school at home of Mrs. Joanne Vensel, Ford City RD 1. Den 5 of St. Mary's Cub Pack, 4 p.m. at home of Mrs. Victoria Szymanski, 1023 Sixth Ave. Manorville Odd Fellows, 8 p.m, at Manorville hall. Manor Twp. Lions Club, 6:30 p. m. at Hollo Bar. Death Record Joseph Erkens FORD CITY -- Joseph Erkens, aged 91 years, one month and nine days, died unexpectedly of a heart attack at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. 1957 at his home, 733 Fifth Ave., Ford City. He was born March 4, 1866 In Germany, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Werner Erkens. He came to the United States in 1890 and went directly to Ford City. He worked as a carpenter in the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. Mr. Erkens was a member of Ford City St. Mary's R. C- Church and the oldest member of St. Cecelia's Men's choir. He was a charter member of Kittanning Council Knights of Columbus when it v:as organized in 1905. Members of the K. of C. recited the Rosary last night at the Faykosh funeral home where friends are being received. Rev. Francis Liz- Ik, chaplain of the K. of C. Council led the prayers. Mr. Erkens' wife, Katherine (Heymer) Erkens died June 28, 1955. Surviving are five sons and two daughters, Werner of Ford City; John of New Kensington; Hubert of Ford City; Rev. William J. of Troy Hill, Pittsburgh; Rev. Benedict of Mt. Lebanon; Mrs. Anna Huet of Tarentum, and Mrs. Marie Petrovsky of Ford City. Also surviving are a brother, Rev. Werner Erkens of Frechen, Germany, and a sister Miss Agnes Erkens, also of Frechen, Germany. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Rev. Paul F. Wiesmann, pastor | of St. Mary's Church will lead in the reciting of the Rosary at 7:30 tonight in the Faykosh funeral home. Members of the LCBA will recite prayers at the same time. Funeral- services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at a Solemn Requiem Mass in St. Mary's R. C. Church, officiated by two sons and a grandson who are Catholic priests. The grandson is Rev. Felix Petrovsky of Washington, D. C. Burial will take place in St. Mary's cemetery. Mrs. Catherine Stello FORD CITY -- Mrs. Catherine (Cosmano) Stello, aged 69 years, three months and 11 days, of Punxsutawney RD 2, died at 3:30 p. m. Saturday, April 13,1957 of a lingering illness in Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, Kittanning. She was born Jan. 2,1888 in Italy, a daughter of Joseph and Domenica (Paris!) Cosmano. She is a former member of St. Mary's R. C. Church, Ford City. Surviving are her husband Bruno Stello of Punxsutawney; four daughters, Mrs. Carmela Scoglia of Pittsburgh; Mrs. Josephine Abrahams of El Paso, Texas; Mrs. Margaret Shena and Mrs. Jean Siar, both of Cadogan. Also surviving are seven sons, Santo of Tarentum; Louis of Coraopolis; Frank of Ford City; Dominic of Rochester, N. Y.; James of Punxsutawney; Anthony of Kittanning, and Joseph of Lancaster, Cal. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren. Friends are being received at the Faykosh Funeral Home in Ford City. Funeral services will take place at 9:30 a. m. Tuesday with a Requiem Mass in St. Cosmos and Damian Church, Punxsutawney, with Msgr. Francis J. Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary cemetery, Punxsutawney. USE WANT ADS FOR RESULTS E X P E R T Watch Repairing 1-YEAR GUARANTEE JEWELRY AND WATCH BANDS REPAIRED PEARLS RESTRUNG ALL MAKES OF SHAVERS SERVICED RING SIZING FITZGERALD'S JEWELRY Ford Street, Ford City EASTER SPECIAL Ricky Quality Beverages 5 delicious flavors 24-bottle case SOc per case RICKY BOTTLING CO. 928 Rear Fifth Aye., Ford City Phone 62-4104 SAVE MUCH MONEY Buy Now -- Before Season COAL - OIL - GAS HEATING Johnston Plumbing-Heating MANORVILLE 62-0011 -- OPEN TILL 9 P.M. Glassworkers Will Dole Surplus Food FORD CITY--Government surplus food will be distributed from 10 a. m. to noon tomorrow at the Ford .City Glassworkers Union Building. Elma Saloum, union clerk, suggested that recipients take containers to receive · cornmeal, cheese, flour, navy beans and milk. Only those who are registered at the union office can receive their allotment there. The visual system matures earlier in girls than in boys. Girls are about six months ahead up to the age of 10. FORD CITY hillside is being planted with 1,500 pine trees under sponsorship of the Ford City Kiwanis Club. This is in addition to the 1,500 planted last year. The six persons pictured scaled the hillside "Saturday and planted the seedlings in the area from First St. to Fifth St. They are, seated- left to right, Leon Wimms and Wallace Carney. Standing, left to right, are Myron McElfresh, Paul Shurnaker, Raymond MeMunn and Rev. Fred H. Daubenspeck. .They planted and watered 500 Norway spruce, 500 hemlock and 500 red pine trees. TALL PINE trees will border the Veterans of Foreign Wars property at Pattonville as a result of planting by members of the VFW-sponsored Boy Scout Troop. Scouts planted about 100 trees, each about three feet tall, at the VFW grounds Saturday. Trees will border the property which contains the VFW Home, the Little League baseball field and a grassy field, about 250x200 feet. VFW Commander Ken Smith and Junior Vice Commander Sam Bruno supervised the planting. MEMBERS of the Ford City American Legion Junior Rifle team and their instructor toured the State Capitol Building while at Harrisburg to shoot in the State Junior Rifle Championship matches. While at Harrisburg for two days the team members were guests of Sen. A. R. Pechan of Ford City, who had arranged the tour. Pictured in his waiting room are, left to right, Joe Husar, Ernest Davies, Albert Johnson, Michael Hnatiow, Joseph Kovalovsky, instructor, Joseph Kovalovsky Jr., Karl Vent, Fred Kendra and Dave Neutrelle. Harold Cook, another instructor with the team, was making arrangements for the match while the group toured the Capitol. The team is now awaiting results of the match. Last year the team won first place in the Class A Division and fourth and fifth place individual honors. Falcons Name Celebration Delegates FORD CITY -- Paul Bielski, president, and Walter Kania, secretary of the Ford City Polish Falcon Club, were delegated to represent the local group at the 70th anniversary celebration of the Polish Falcons on April 28 at Pittsburgh. Selection of the delegates took place yesterday afternoon during a monthly meeting of. the : members at the Falcon Hall. Plans were also made for 16 bowlers of the club to take part in the Falcon National Handicap Bowling Tournament, scheduled May .11 at McKees Rocks. Adolph Lorence and Edward Kornasewiecz were chosen to represent the local club at the District Convention of Falcon Clubs on June 28-30 at Windber. Lorence and Kornasewiecz will supervise the boys' and girls' drill teams at the event. The youth will also participate in .track and field events. Donations were authorized to the American Red Cross, Cancer Fund, Crippled Children's Fund and Ford City Little League baseball. The next meeting of the Falcons is scheduled for May 6 at the local hall at which time delegates to the District Convention will be chosen. TO BE 75 FRIDAY FORD CITY-Rev, Gilbert Hellman, Ford City RD 2, will observe his 75th birthday anniversary April 19. Mr. Heilman is pastor of Leechburg Baptist Church. When a mayfly goes below thft water to lay its eggs, it "wraps up" a supply of air in its wings before going under. Your thoughtfulness ... can bring so much C A R D P A R T Y TUESDAY, 8:15 P. M. Aerie Home, O'Connor St. Auspices Ladles Auxiliary of Ford City Eagles Admission SOc, Lunch Prizes NEED CASH? E. V. Haywood, Mgr. LOANS $20 to $600 Friendly Confidential Prompt Service FORD CITY FINANCE CO. Phone 62-2091 412 Ninth St.. Ford City, Pa. to express your Happy Easter Wishes. 1 See complete selections of, Arner's Flowers FORD CITY, PA. «! Ford City News CANDVj Boxed Chocolates Fruit and Nut Eggs White and Milk Chocolatt RABBITS Assorted Easter Candles STRAW BASKETS AND MECHANICAL EASTER TOYS FORD CITY NEWS Ford Street Ford City GROUNDBREAKING ceremonies yesterday afternoon marked the beginning of construction of a new Second Baptist Church, Fourth Ave. at Fourth St. Rev. J. 0. Kennedy, pastor of the church, turned the first spade of earth while members of the congregation, church officials and leaders of the community looked,on. Work began today on demolition of the present frame structure, which will be replaced by a larger concrete block and split rock building of modern- gotliic architecture. FUNERAL NOTICE All members of Sokol Lodge No. 20 are requested to meet at the club rooms 7:30 this evening (Monday, April 15) to attend services for our late brother, George Glesk Sr., at Welch's Funeral Home. LAURENCE KAMUS, President F.O.E. 606 Members are requested to meet at the ' aerie home at 7 o'clock tonight to conduct funeral services at 8 o'clock at the Edwards Funeral Home, Rural Valley for our late brother, Steve Zemko. EMMETT FICKES, President WILLIAM J. MONROE, Secretary AHOY, All HOBBYISTS! Is it ships or planes or trains that tempt your hobby tastes? Whatever your choice, HERE'S the spot to get completely outfitted! Oar hobby coverage is very thorough . . . come down, browse around! PETROLEUM SALES 825 FIFTH AVE. FORD CITY Regular Trade Discount to Bonafide Dealers

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