The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 28, 1939 · Page 5
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February 28, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

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MTTCSDAY, FEBRUARY 2S, 1933. THR tlATLT COUKTER OONWElXSVTLuVE TA. E'lVB Annual Report for the City of Connellsville, Pa., For the Year Ending December 31,1938 Published by Authority ot Article 17, Section 1705, Act of General Assembly No 317 Approved the 23rd Daj of June, 1931 Salary of Mayoi Office Supplies -Other Expenses , -- -- _ Salary Chief ol Police . _ Salary o£ Sergeant - _ - - . Salary of Police - - -· Salary o£ Part Time Men Office Supplies - Police Call System . Special Information Geneial Repairs -- Gasoline and Oil - - - -Maintenance Traffic Light .. Marking Paint and Signs Bread lor Prisoners and Service Jail Physician -. Insurance Police Car ,_ Donations - - STATEMENT TOR THE YEAR OF 1938. DEPARTMENT or PUBLIC AFFAIRS Anprop. Transferred ' JJI38 To $ 1,200 0(1 .. . 25 (JO . 2500 . . 192000 1,63000 TOTAL EXPENSES . 14,04000 . 1,00500 5000 475 56 25000 200 00 30000 7500 20000 11000 5970 31000 $21,925 26 27 V, HE 42 1900 Transferred From 18 SO 2500 231 88 12372 5923 5037 10750 24 10 8234 Expended 1938 $ 1,20000 6 5 0 1,920 00 1,68000 11,04000 773 12 7775 475 58 39042 7628 240.77 24 6d 9250 8590 7870 217 B6 Balance S 193 17 S 732 64 $21,385 72 DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTS AND FINANCE Salary o t Director _ . . - . $ Office Supplies - - ~~ . Advertising . . . - Membership Third Class dry .. . Surety Bond Premium - _ Salary City Cleric Wages of Assistant Clerks -_ Surety Bond Premium . -Salary of City Controller . Surety Bond Premium - _. Salary City Assessor Office* Supplies . . . -- . ..... Addressograph k Duplicator Machines Salary o£ City Treasurer H--Salary Tax Collector -v 3 --Wages Clerical Help . . -- __ t *'s--Premium Surety Bond , Office Supplies -. .........^ Tax Office Supplies-- - . -Commission on Returned Taxes Paid Salary of City Solicitor Office Expenses - ~ ....... ~. Premium Surety 13ond - .....»--»-~... »«^ _ Payment to Pension Fund -- - Compensation Premium State Tax on Bonds - . . Telephone Service _ _. _ . TOTAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT 45000 40000 12500 12500 1500 2,400 00 30000 1200 75000 700 1,560 00 6000 10000 10000 1,000 03 1.199 92 544 IB 15000 37000 50000 1.200 00 12500 1250 88560 1,064 00 12500 20000 $13,78028 i 201 84 51050 71 04 6 8 0 2 4 0 0 98 03 6000 33 67 01 6 4 = 2 5240 108154 9375 2430 3646 450 00 32896 11820 101 00 1500 2,400 00 201 37 1200 73000 7.00 1,560 00 301 84 10000 1 000 03 f,116 25 5X17 8548 31760 39136 1,200 00 31 25 1750 87780 1,57450 10070 16554 $ 71734 S 73302 413,76560 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY Salary of. Director $ 75000 Advertising . _ -. 25 00 Salary of Fire Chief .. _ _ _ .- . 1,92000 Salary of Asstistant Fire Chief _, ._ _-_ 1,680 00 Salary of Firemen - - - 8,00000 Allowance Volunteer Firemen 75000 Rental Fire Hydrants ... _- 4,21800 Maintenance Fire Alarm System ,,. -- -- . 75 00 Maintenance and Equipment -- -- 230 00 Purchase New Supplies ~ - .. ~ 47500 Insurance on Equipment -- 302 70 Salary of Health Officer --e-- - .- , 1,20000 Supplies Health Dept. . SO 00 Apprehending Stray Dogs ~-. -- - - 50 00 Salary Plumbing Inspector 1,012 00 Maintenance and Supplies Garbage Plant 150 00 61 47 9841 4080 39 17 2450 2200 9793 41400 475 00 7 5 0 S 750 00 1 920 00 1,68000 7,902 07 75000 3,804 00 13647 34841 34350 3,20000 8917 7450 1,034 00 142 50 TOTAL EXPENSES . - 520,907.70 S 28635 $ 1,01943 $20,17462 DEPARTMENT STREETS AND PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS Salary of Director .... ~-- $ 750 00 Advertising _. ~ - . - - - 40 00 Salary City Engineer and Helper -- -- -... 1,950 00 Office Supplies ._. . 2500 Salary of Street Foreman 1,560 00 Wages of Street Men .. 915600 Material for Roads and Bridges .. 5000 Maintenance and Repairs .- 85000 Gasoline and Oil -- 550.00 New Equipment Insurance on Equipment .. 16861 Street Lights . - . 14,40000 TOTAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT $29,499 61 19205 215 86604 27791 1,555 00 356 27198 3660 4000 96175 5000 ? 750 00 3 40 2,142 05 27.75 1,52000 8,194 25 1,716 04 827 SI 1,555 00 17217 14,671 98 $3,16929 $ 1,15085 $21,51805 DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS Salary of Director ... -- ~ Advertising _. Salary of Janitor Material and Supplies Fuel, Gas and Coal Electric Light for Buildings - -Water Rents for Buildings . Insurance on Building and Boiler ._ Expenses Planning Commission . ,,,,. Salary of Weighmasler - Scale Supplies ~ ,,___.,_ Expenses Shade Tree Commission -. -- - - 45000 2000 1,080 00 40000 37500 65000 225 00 1210 12500 1,356 00 7500 2500 1500 41127 741 8586 5971 2130 2000 6b29 8468 7555 608 ·5 450 00 1,09500 811 27 38241 58371 1403i 9796 4945 1,349 92 13471 4630 TOTAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT .. ,, $ 4,793.10 $ 60055 $ 25260 S 5,14105 Dept. Contingent Fund _ DEPARTMENT OF CONTINGENT FUND , . . $ 4,00000 S 1,07916 SUMMARY OF ALL DEPARTMENTS Dept. Public AlTairs Dept. Accounts Finance -- - - Dopt. Public Safety Dept. Streets Public Improvement Dept. Parks Public Buildings Dept. Contingent Fund -- . . TOTAL EXPENSES $21,925 26 13,76028 20,907 70 29,49361 4,793 10 4,000 00 $94,905 95 19317 71734 28635 3,16929 60055 73264 73202 1,01943 1,15085 25260 1,07916 $ 4,966.70 $ 4,966 70 S94,194 21 Bold Imp Bonds, 1925 _ . 4^% Refunding Bonds, 192S _ . ..44% Refund · Imp. Bonds,1936 .. 314% Operating Revenue Bds,, 1938 BOND STATEMENT Outstanding New Issue Dec. 31, 1937 1838 $161,000 00 60,000 00 133,000 00 100,000 00 $354,000 00 $100,000 00 Bds. Kcfd 1938 S 20,00000 5,000 00 $25,00000 Clipper Ship Salvaged from Puerto Rico Bay A salvase ship raises the hngc four-motored Pan-American clipper from San Juan, Puerto Rico, bay The plane w»s en route from Miami to Buenoi Aires when the accident occurred Twenty-three passengers escaped death when the -pUne capsized while landing in itorm. County Pomona Grange to Hold Meeting March 11 FtiyeUe County Pomona Gidngc, Pdtions of HubDcindiy, wjll meet, Sat- mchy, Moich 11 in Odd Fellows Hall dt Union town IOL the quaitcily tcs- bion The girnpje meeting Jt. called for 1030 o c lock m the mouimg and at 1 10 o clock m the dltcinoon Iheic will be a busincbb penod of the South Wcstein Mutual FJIC Insurance Company at \vhich time thiec ducclois will be elected Wesf Virginia Votes Playing Numbers Will Constitute Felony CHARLESTON, W Va , Feb 28 -The Senate overwhelmingly appioved Govemoi Holts far-reaching bill to make even playing the "numbci s' game a felony but several members who .Cavoied it declare they believe the measu e went a little too far The Se^te voted, 27-2, that operation of and participation in the ' numbers" racket should be punished by stiff prison sentences and fines It is now classed as a misdemeanor. RECEIPTS GENERAL FUND Br Balance on hand Dccembet 31, 1937 . .. $ 11 579 48 Fiom Tax Collectors -. -_ 5367838 From Takes Paid bj County Treasuret . . . 9,879 26 From Fines Collected v . , ,, . 2,612 00 From Mercantile Tax . . ^ - - -- _ 3,151 61 From Dance Permits * . , _ _ - _ - , - 121 00 From Street and Sewer Permits _ . - . - 1GO 00 B'rom Building Peimits 7900 From Pole Inspection Fee . , _ . ,, 474 50 From City Scales . ~- - 188530 From Miscellaneous Collect.ons . 17410 I0~n State Liquor Board . . . 9 287 50 'lorn Plumbing Licenses and Inspection ~ . - - 33600 'rom Trustee Accounts _ 610 85 'rom Bank Loan . 2 5 0 0 0 0 'rom Sale Emergency Bonds - - - 100,645 00 EXPENDITURES See Appropnation Statement Transferred to Trustee Account Transferred to Street Lien Account . - _ Transferred to Improvement Fund Account . .. Transferred to Emergency Trust Fund No 1 Second National Bank Loan - . Cash Balance December 31, 1938 . $ 2,209 10 $ 711 74 $21 385 79 13,765 60 20,174 62 31,51805 5,141.05 2,209 10 94,19421 23,000.00 12,57622 29,326 43 2,200 00 2,50625 39,37115 $203,174 26 $203,174 26 IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT Balance on hand December 31, 1937 - $ 1.138 88 Prom Tax Collections ~ _ 6,383 05 From Taxes paid by County Treasurer ~ . 1,36805* From Miscellaneous Collections 187643 From Street Paving Accounts (WPA) _ _ 118050 From General Fund _ . 29,32643 EXPENDITURES See Expense Statement $ 56,006 73 Cash Overdrawn December 31, 1938 . $14,72439 SINKING FUND STATEMENT Balance on hand December 31 1937 F-om Tax Collections From Taxes Paid by County Treasure! From Trustee Account EXPENDITURES Interest Paid on Bonds Bonds Retired - . . _ State Tax on Bonds --- . . Cash. Balance December 31, 1938 _ _ 56,00673 $ 56,00673 $ 55,754 56 35,82565 . 6,750 07 13,17844 S 1640012 25,00000 . 753 98 69,35462 $111,50872 $111,50872 STREET LIEN FUND ACCOUNT Cash Overdrawn December 31, 1937 s 12,573 2: From Paving Accounts Paid -- . . . $ 159835 From Gene al Fund . ., 12,57022 Bonds Retired _. ... 50000 Interest Paid on Bonds - 2,31000 Cash Overdrawn December 31, 1938 . . . . 1,21165 ·S 1538622 S 15,3862: CARNEGIE FREi: LIBRARY ACCOUNT Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 From Tax Collections From Taxes Paid by County Trcasuier Paid Carnegie Free Library Cash Balance Deccmoer 31, 1938 6 162 35 5,967 83 987,94 $ 10,170 ·» 2,947 72 Balance on Hand Decembei 21, 1937 From Tax Collections From Taxes Paid by County Treasuier From County Commit,sioneis From Miscellaneous Collections Expenses^-See Stitement Cash Balance December 31 1938 AIRPORT S 13,11812 S 13,1181' 1,762 63 5,114 77 57 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 34652 5,511 5 3,769 5 S 9,281 05 $ 9,281 0 EMERGENCY TRUST FUND NO. 1 From Geneial fund , S 2,20000 From Taxes Paid by County Tieasurer . 7,024 23 Cash Balance December 31, 1938 . ,, . 9,224 2; EMPLOYES PENSION FUND $ 9,22423 $ 9,2242: ·8 7117' ? 711 74 Bal Dec. 31, '38 ·5141,000 00 55,000.00 133,00000 100,000 00 ·5429,000 00 Books Periodicals , Binding Salaries Fuel (Coal) Light Water - .. Supplies _ Telephone Garbage Removal Repair and Replacement (Heating boiler) Insurance -- Printing and Postage Miscellaneous Balance dfa of December 31, 1938 DISBURSEMENTS $ 2,74995 143.86 48022 5,940 00 18321 25521 1793 22738 5410 S O O 1,46092 2640 1150 3390 $11,59333 S 2,506 41 I hereby certify that as Conti oiler t the City of Connellsville, Penn- sylvania, I have audited the account ot L. P. McCoimick, Treasurer ol the Carnegie Free Libraiy for the year beginning Januaiy 1st, 1938, and ending December 31st, 1838, and that I have examined the foregoing statement of the financial condition ol the said Library and find the same true and correct F W JV.EUROTH, Cono-ollei 'of the City of Connellsv ille, Perna SUMMARY OF POLICE COLRT STATISTICS Number of Paid Fines md Forfeits . 234 Numbci Dischaiged _ _ 153 Number Released . 76 Numbei Commuted 64 Stolen Cars Rcpoited 24 Stolen Cars Recovered 24 Milage Covcicd by Police Cat 11,777 3,101 390 86 25 26 Milage Motorcycle Patrol SEX 1 AND RACE Males White Males Black . Females White Females Black From City Lmploycs From City Appiop iHion Cash Balance December 31, 1038 RECREATION FUND Balance on Hand Decembe.. 31, 1937 From Tax Collections From Taxes Paid by County Treasure , Expenses -- See Statement Cash Balance December 31, 1938 87780 87780 S 1,755 6 $ 1,755 60 $ 1,755 6 S 2,108 54 5 523 18 5347 6,097 2 1,587 9 Balance as of Decembei 31, 1937 Returned Taxes foi 1937 From Taxes Paid by County Treas. Exonerations and Adiustnents Commission retained by County Treas Balance on Hand December 33, 1938 $ 7,685 19 $ 7,6851 RETURNED TAX STATEMENT $218,302 49 32,352 36 $ 26,1201 4,254 6 5330 219,746 9 Total 527 SUMMARY OF REPORT OF FIRE DEPARTMENT ToUl Complain!^ Investigated RequesU, for Assistance Special Duty Peifoimcd Auto Accidents Imesucatcd 527 481 80 154 95 Fires False Alarms .. . . Automobile . _ Glass . _ Chimne Electric Light Out of Town Chemicals Used (gallons) Hose Used (feet) Loss Caused by Fires Insurance on Buildings Damaccd 5 $25065485 $250,6548 LIQUIDATING BALANCE TITLE 4 TRUST CO OF W. PA. Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 Transferred to General Fund Transferred to Sinking Fund Balance on Hand Decembei 31, 1938 $ 49,51456 6108 13 178 4 35,725 2 i 48 514 56 f 495145 STREET LIFN BOND STATEMENT Balance Outstanding December 31, 1937 Eleventh Stieet Mon.ell Avenue South Alley Greeley Alley , . . Forrest Alley New Alley Grove Alley West Fairv lew Avenue 31 15 9 12 14 4 13 161 9,200 $ 5,61500 Tear 1930 555,000 00 Tax Assessment - 6% -6% -- 6% 6% Outstanding S 16,00000 11,50000 2 500 00 1 000 00 1,000 OU 50000 1,500 00 2,500 00 Balance $ 16,0000 11,5000 2 5 0 0 0 1,000.0 1,0000 5000 1,000.0 2,500 0 TAX STATEMENT 36,500 00 $ 36,000 0 5146 07432 enalties k Decembei 31, 1938 ollecuons to December 31, 1B3S ebates Allowed * eturncd Pioperty Ta^Cb alance Outstanding December 31, 1938 . Year 1837. ax Assessment enalties to December 31, 1938 . ollectioiii to Decembei, 1938 ebate Allowed - - - xoneiations and Adjustments _ Returned Property Taxes - . ialance Outstanding December 31, 1938 Year 1938. 'ax Assessments ,, _ _ 'enalties to December 31, 1938 lollections to December 31, 1938 debates Allowed Salance Outstanding December 31, 193S 3,796 48 $150,770.80 S10498796 55134 35,642 85 958865 $15077080 $154,419 47 45529 5110,46629 63367 . 1,39232 Si.sra 36 10,030 12 $154,874 76 $154,874 76 $161,12830 47206 $102,203 30 631 71 58,765 35 $161,60036 $16160036 BAL VNCE STATE^IENT DECEMBER 31, 1D3S Cash Genet al Fund - ,,- $39,37115 h Improvement Fund -- $ 14,7243fl Cash Sinking Fund -- ._ ... 69,354,62 -ash Street Lien Fund ~-. _ . -. 1,21165 Cash Library Fund - _ --_ 2,94772 'ash Airport Fund ..... .,, 376951 'ash Emergency Ti ust Fund No 1 - - - 9,2i4 23 CasH Employees Pension Fund - . -- . -- 1,75560 Cash Recreation Fund .. 1,58798 roperty Account _ -. 136,04017 Victor Equipment Fuc Department . _ 7,90437 Motor Equipment Sheet Depaitmcnt -- - _- .. 3,84925 \fotor Equipment Police Depaitment _.. ._ -- _ 35424 Taxes Outstanding ... 78,38412 SU ect Paving Accounts _ . . -- -- -- 106,45839 ide\valk Accts ,, 1,09113 Returned T t ix Accounts . ._ 219,74695 liquidating Balance ot Title Trust Co . . 35,725 27 3onds Outstanding General .,, 429,00000 Ponds Outstanding Street Lien - - - 36,00000 lUrplus Account - . - .... 236,62872 $717,56476 $717,56476 Ihe tax foi 193S was levied on an assessed value of $8,056,415 00 at he rate ol 20 mills, 10 mills for General Fund, 06 mills fot Sinking Fund, 01 mill for Library Fund, 01 mill ioi Impiovement Fund, 01 mill loi Recreation Fund, and 01 mill foi Airport Fund TODPROVEMENT FUND EXPENSES mpiovmg South Jefeison Sttcet - * (51) 'moiovmg Haas Conrell Avenues . .... ... (60) :mpio\ mg East Gibbon Avenue Jnpiovmg West Gibson Avenue - - . improvement Water Street ~ - -. ....... Improving South Thud Stteet . _ [mproving Ogden Street ... - :mprovmg East Fairview Avenue - . Payment on Inteiceptmg Sewer- . . . Payment on Ivcwrayer Avenue Sewer ... -- .. . Payment on Sewing Pto^ect .. . . Wages Rollei Opei ator and E\tra Men - -. . Purchase Road Oil lot Streets Purchnse Cast lion Pipe Repairs to Holle' and Sweooet and Gasoline ... Payment for Soisson Zachanas Property .. Final Payment Morns Knowles Inc . . . . Purchase Sundry Matenais Repairs to New Warehouse -- .. (61) . ...(64) - ,, .. (68) _ _ . (71) (72) - (73) - - (63) ._ -- (64) . - (70) Total Expentes CONNELLSVILLE AIRPORT EXPENSES John Vabgoie, Rent . . -Bell Telephone Company, Rental . David Goldberg, Electing Hanger Corrado Galiaidi Const. Co, Rent Machinery E I DuPont De Nejiouts Co , Dynamite _ . ,. -- . Oppermann's Supreme Service Gas Oil . . . F. P Welker, Sons,, Lavatory Wages, Rollei and Giadei Opcraloi - South West Watei Co Watct Rent - . - ' Donald M Higbee, Legal Expenses Sundry repaiis ' - - -- -Sundry Materials - - - Total Expenses ~ ~ RECREATION FUND EXPENSES East Park Expenses . . . - . - (55) Camp Wildwood Expenses .. -- ~ - - (66) City Lawn Expenses . -- ~ - (69) 6 18 94507 463 35 2,036 20 12 242 88 92728 157 5j 1 324 25 7 963 58 10 097 60 1 036 99 8,802 18 705 11 33982 733 5i 5 428 00 50000 1,607 94 68924 $56,006 73 . S 200 00 5989 1,93700 - - 26440 . 442 75 ·50309 ·1970S .:. 801G 44 51 11 00 167.8ft 1.J03 30 . $5,511,54 6,097 21 Total Expenses . STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA) COUNTY OF FAYETTE ) S. S On this 23rd day of February, 1939, beloie me the City Cleric o£ the City of Connellsville, Penns-vHania, anpeated P. H Beighley, ot the Department of Accounts and Finance of the City of Connellsville, Pennsylvania, who being duly svvotn accoidirg to law, does depose and say that the foregoing is a true and conect statement of the financial condition of the said City of Connellsville, Pennsylvania, for the yeai ending Decembei 31, 1938. P H BEIGHLEY, Directot o£ the Department ot Accounts and Finance. Sworn to and subscribed betoi e me this day and year above written, S T BENFORD, City Clerk I do hereby ce-ttty as Cotxtiollei of the City o£ Connellsville, Pennsylvania, that I have audited the accounts of the said City of Connellsville, for the year beginning January 1st, 1938, and ending December 31»t, 1939, and that I have examined the foregoing statement of the financial condition of the said City and find the same to be rtue and coriect T W NEUROTH, Co nil oiler. CARNEGIE TREE LIBRARY Annual Report for Year UnOIng December ,U, IflSb Receipts Balance on Hand Jonuaiy 1, 1938 Received from City Tieasmer . Received fiom School Distttct Received from Rentalb Received from Tines Received fiom Olhei Souires Total Receipts 310,17040 3,000 00 35000 19000 ·500 $ 384 59 S137H40 * 11,08299

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