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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 10

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PAGE TEN. THE DAIL'S COURIER, CONNELLSV1L.L.E, PA. TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 193S. Annual Report for the City of ConneBIsvSHe, Pa., forithe Year Ending December 31, 1937 'Published by Authority o£ Article 17, Section 1705, Act ot General Asscmb ly No. 317, Appioved the 23rd Day of June, 1931. STATEMENT FOR THE YEAR OF 1937. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC AFI"AIRS Transfer To Salary ol Moyor Office Supplies ~ Othcr Expenses Salary of Chie£ of Police . Salary of Sergeant -Salary of Detective -- Salary of Policemen _. Salary Part Time Men . Office Supplies - _ Police Call System -Special Information -_ General Repairs _ . Oil and Gasoline Maintenance Traffic Light Marking Paint and S i g n s - . . Bread for Prisoners and Service Jail Physician ,, Insurance - - - - - -- ... New Police Car and Motor Cycle Donations _- TOTAL EXPENSES . Salary of Director Office Supplies -~ -Advertising Surety Bond Premium Salary City Clerk Wages of Assistant Clerks Surety Bond Premium . . Salary of Controller Surety Bond Premium Salary of City Assessor . Office Supplies J /3-Cost Addresiograph Salary City Treasurer V:-Salary Tax Collector %-Wagcs Clerical Help ._. '/--Premium Surety Bond Office Supplies Tax Office Supplies Commission on Returned Taxes Salary of City Solicitor ~ Office Expenses . . . -Surety Bond Premium Premium Compensation Insurance -State Tax on Bonds Telephone Service · .....TOTAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT Salary of Director - - ..Advertising Salary of Tire Chief Salary of Assistant Fire Chief . -Salary of Firemen Allowance Volunteer firemen - Fire Hydr.mt Rental Maintenance Fire Alarm System - -Maintenance Equipment - - Purchase New Fire Hose Insurance on Equipment Salary of Health Oliiccr Office Supplies - _ Apprehending Stray Dogs Maintenance and Supplies Garbage-Plant ... - -. Taxes on Plant - $ 500 00 25 00 2500 1,920.00 1,680.00 1,080.00 12,480.00 1,005 00 5000 478 50 100.00 200.00 250.00 75.00 . 272 92 . 100.00 0625 825.00 308.00 $22,100.73 15.01 4599 362.45 0.73 S 433 18 Transfer From $ 25.00 750 100.00 1 00 4 9 0 0743 54.20 81.35 23051 57.50 $ 629.39 DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTS AND FINANCE 512,892.12 349.33 701 81 39660 19220 931 278 12 72.43 S 1,959.80 1250 7.50 10000 860 51 30 14930 6614 Net Appio- prlatlon S 300 00 I 17.50 1,920 00 1,080 00 1,58000 12,480 00 1,005.00 05.01 477.56 95 10 13257 29599 20.80 635.37 78.05 75.98 59449 25050 $21,904.52 $ 450.00 ' 549 33 111.00 1500 2,100.00 1,061.81 32.00 450.00 700 1,50000 5250 1,390 60 100.00 1,000.08 1,099.92 544.18 98.70 418.20 50931 1,200.00 399.40 12.50. 1,056.43 300.70 153.8S Gold Imp. Bonds, 1925 _ . 4'/i% Refunding Bonds, 1029 4'/i% Ref'd'g S: Imp. Bonds, 1936 S'/i?. Totals S 393.10 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TOTAL EXPENSES ., Salary of Director _ Advertising - - Salary of City Engineer and Assistants . Engineer!,' Supplies -- Salary Street Foreman, _ Wages Street Men -- 450.00 2500 1,92000 1,08000 7,500 00 500.00 4,218.00 75.00 200.00 1,300.00 303.78 1,080 00 5000 37.50 5000 110.00 $19,499 28 800 4.67 418.72 300.00 12067 10070 5.42 211.94 S 1,171.02 2667 l.OS 19.16 110.00 5 200 00 514,458 52 S 450.00 33.00 1,893.33 1,684.07 7,918.72 800 00 4,202 25 4760 32067 1,400.70 302.70 1,080.00 30.84 42.92 26194 DEPARTMENT OF STREETS AND PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS Materials for Roads and Bridges Maintenance and Repairs Gasoline and Oil Purchase Ford Truck ·150.00 40.00 1,900.00 25.00 1,440.00 6,831.25 2000 37000 33000 150.00 2 ) 8 6 87.75 11438 298.08 203.18 38.40 8.63 50.00 ·1950 $20,470.24 450.00 1 60 1,924 86 1637 1,527,75 0,945 63 608.08 533.18 100.50 Expended 11937 $| 500 00 17.50 1,920.00 1,680 00 1,580.00 12,480 00 1,005 00 0501 477 5G 95.10 132.57 29599 2080 035 37 78.05 75.98 501.49 250.50 $21,00152 $ 450.00 549.33 111.00 1500 2,100 00 1,001 81 12.00 450.00 7.00 1,560 00 52.50 1,390 60 10000 1,00008 1,099.92 54418 98.70 418.20 509.31 1,200 00 399.40 1250 1,050.43 100.70 153.86 514,458.52 S 450 00 3390 1,893.33 1,684.67 7,918.72 800.00 4,202 25 47.60 32067 1,400.70 30270 1,080.00 30.84 42.92 261.94 $20,470 24 $ 45000 1.60 1,924.80 1637 1,527.75 6,945 61 668.08 533.18 100.50 Balance BOND STATEMENT Outstanding New Bends Dec. 31,1936 Issued $170,000.00 65,000.00 133,000.00 i 5374,000.00 CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY ACCOUNT Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1936 . $ j 443.08 Fiom Tax Collections - - 5,850.61 From Tnxes Paid to City by County Treasurer . _ '1,362.66 Paid to Carnegie Fice Library . -_ Balance on Hand December 31. 1937 . -- _ _ Balance Dec. 31,1937 5161,000.00 00,000.00 133,000.00 $354,000.00 Totals Eleventh Street Mori ell Avenue South Alley Grceley Alley -Forrest Alley New Alley . _ _ ,,-Grove Alley West Fairview Avenue Totals I . $ 7,06235 STREET LIEN BONDS Outstanding $ 16,000.00 11.500.00 2,500 00 1,000 00 1,000.00 500.00 1,500.00 ..0% 6% 6% 6% 2,500.00 $ 36,50000 $ 36,50000 TAX STATEMENT Ycir of 1936 Tax Assessment - - $146,97432 Penalties to December 31, 1937 . 3,785.21 $150,759.53 Collections to Deccmbei 31, 1937 $104,846.78 Rebates Allowed 525.50 Returned Property Tax 35,842.85 Balance Outstanding December 31, 1937 ,, .._-- 9,744.40 Year of 1937 Tax Assessment . $154,410.92 Penalties to December 31, 1937 ,. 348.03 Collections to December 31, 1937 . Rebates Allowed Balance Outstanding December 31, 1937 $150,759 53 $154,758.95 $154,758 95 The tax for 1937 was levied on an assessed value of $8,104,705.00 at the rate of Nineteen mills, 10 mills for General Fund, .OlVi mills for Improvement Fund, .06 mills for Sinking Fund, .01 mills for Library Fund, and .00 Vi mill for Recreation Fund. BALANCE STATEMENT DECEMBCR 31, 1937 DISBURSEMENTS Books . . $2,370.32 Periodicals _ - 154.46 Binding - _ 194.80 Salaries 5,485.00 Fuel (Coal) 16281 Light 247.65 Water 15.75 Supplies . 239.91 Telephone 54.45 Garbage Removal . . - 25.50 Repairs and S Improvements 91.48 Insurance _ 1,263.88 Pi luting and Postage 16 25 Miscellaneous Expenses 49.90 $10,372..6 Balance on'hand December 31, 1937 S 384.59 I hereby certify that as Controller of the City of Connellsvillc, Pennsylvania, I have audited the account of L. P. McCormick, Treasurer of the Carnegie Fiee Library for the year bgmning January 1st, 1937, and ending December 31st, 1937, and that I have examined the foregoing statement of the financial condition of the said Library and find the same true and correct. F. W. NEUROTH, Controller of the City of Connellsville, Penna. SUMMARY OF POLICE COURT STATISTICS Number of Paid Fines and Cash General Fund Cash Improvement Fund Cash Sinking Fund Cash Street Lien Fund Cash Library Fund Cash Ail port Fund Cash Reel cation Fund Property Account Motor Equipment Fire Dept Motor Equipment Street Dept. _ -Motor Equipment Police Dept. Taxes Outstanding 193(5 _ Taxes Outstanding 1937 ._ Street Paving Accounts - -Removing Tiecs _ Sidewalk Accounts Relumed Tax Account -Liquidating Balance Bonds Outstanding (General) Bonds Outstanding (Street Lien) Loans Due Trust Account . _ Surplus Account --~_ 11,579.48 1,13888 55,754 56 0,162.35 1,762.63 2,108.54 136,040.17 8,782 63 4,149 17 442.80 9,744.40 59,352.76 121,936.16 35.00 , 1,091.18 . 218,302.49 , 49,51456 $ 12,576.22 354,000.00 36,500.00 23,000.00 281,821.54 Forfeits . Number Discharged Number Released Number Committed 266 188 84 55 Total _ ... -. 593 Complaints Investigated 420 Requests for Assistance 93 Special Duty Performed _ . _ _ 119 Auto Accidents Investigated _ 74 Stolen Cars Reported - 39 Stolen Cars Recovered .. __ 39 Mileage Covered by Police Car _ 11,511 Mileage Motorcycle Patrol 4,099 SEX AND RACE Insurance on Trucks Street Lights . - TOTAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT DEPAR Salary of Dnector _ - - Fuel (Gns and Coal) . Fjl^ctric Light Water for Buildings N«*w Furnn' 1 '' City II^ll - , r - Salary of WPinhmnstrr ... ,- , Expenses Recreation Commission -Expenses Shade Tree Commission --- TOTAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT . . _ DEPARTME Miscellaneous Expenses . Department Public Affairs - Department Public Safety . - _ Department Streets and Public Improvements Department Parks and Public Buildings TOTAL EXPENSES . _ _ RECEIPTS GENERAL FUND Balance on hand Deccmbei 31, 1936 . . $ From Taxes paid by Comity Trcasuier From Fines collected - - _ From Mercantile Tax . . ,, . From Dance Permi Is , - Fiom Street and Sew or Permit;, -- Fiom Building Permits From Pole Inspcetion Tee - -- . _ From City Scales. _ . . . From License Tax . . Fcom Miscellaneous Collections -- .. From Liquor Collection License - . From Plumbers License nnd Inspections _. . _. _ _ From Trustee Account . _ . _ -- ,-_ EXPENDITURES *Scc Appropriation Statement -Transfer to Returned Tax Account . Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 , . _ . ? IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1936 $ From Tax Collections -From Taxes Paid by County Treasurer From Street Paving Accounts (W. P. A.) EXPENDITURES "Sec Expense Statement _ . Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 . . . S SINKING FUND STATEMENT Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1936 s 158.62 15.99 · 174.61 _ . 14,400.00 1,341.43 13,058.57 - , $26,144.87 $ raiEXT OF PARKS 'A ... 5 45000 5 20 00 1,080.00 400 00 375.00 650 00 225.00 44800 - 1,800.00 25.00 -. 1,200.00 60.00 ' 25.00 25.00 - - $ 6,783 00 $ S'T OF CONTINGENT $ 2,300.00 $ SUMMARY OF ALT. $22,100.73 S 12,892.12 19,49928 20,144 87 6,783.00 2,300 00 74428 $ 1,487.96 $25,401.15 ND 1'UBLJC BUILDINGS S $ 450.00 13 00 7.00 1,080 00 1 79 401.79 19.61 35539 72.75 577.25 42.34 182.06 .58 417.42 113.48 1,913.48 15 80 9.20 1,200.00 71 07 131 07 2500 48 38 73 38 234.72 $ 18908 $ 6,828.64 OR MISCELLANEOUS FUND $ 1,01307 $ 394.90 DEPARTMENTS 433 18 $ 629.39 $21,904 52 1,959 80 393.40 14,458 52 1,171 02 200.06 20,470.24 744 24 1,487.90 25,401.15 2J4.72 189.08 6,828.64 1,643.07 394.90 __. $89,720.00 $ 4,542.96 S 4,542.96 $89,457.97 Dr. Cr. 1,606.22 58,500.38 13,047.92 3,335.00 2,977.20 12800 35300 12300 473.75 2,177.40 50.00 754.08 8,350.50 19DOO 10,500 00 5 89,157.97 2,210.00 11,579.48 03,247.45 $103,247.45 27,585.70 7,929 54 1,623.32 .26 12,065.57 $ 48,00551 1,13888 49,204 30 S 49,204.39 43,095.91! Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 . STREET LIEN FUND Cash Overdrawn December 31, 1936 . . _ From Paving Aecounts Paid _ _ _ _ _ Interest Paid on Bonds Coin Overdrawn Dcecmbei 31, 1937 174.61 13,058.57 $25,401.15 450.00 7.00 1,080.00 401.79 35539 577.25 18260 44742 1,913.48 9.20 1,200.00 131.07 7338 $ 6,82864 · 304 90 $ $21,904.52 14,458.52 20.470.24 25,401.15 6,828.64 39490 589,457.97 . _ $ 92,58981 ACCOUNT $ 1.16D.60 - - _ .. 12,576.22 5 13,74582 CONN'KLLSVILLE AIRPORT ACCOUNT Cash Balance an Hand December 31, 1936 $ 12,511 51 From County Commissioners _ _ . . 4,000 00 From 1936 Tax Collection!, . _ . 423.72 From County Treasurer 1936 Taxes _ - _ . 2090 Trom Sale Materials and Refunds . 138.68 EXPENDITURES ·See Expense Statement Cat.Ii Balance on Hand December 31, 1037 Totals RECREATION FUND 5 Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1936 Fiom Tax Collections 1837 *Sec Expense Statement Cash Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 Totals RETURNED TAX ACCOU Balance Taxes on Hand December 31, 1936 Returned Taxes for 1936 ._ From Gen. Sinking Fund (Adj ) _ Taxes Paid to City by County Treasurer . Commission Retained by Treasurer Exonerations and Adjustments , . _ Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 $ 17,13085 STATEMENT - S 34 15 . _ 2,49101 - - - $ 2,52816 MT STATEMENT 5212,680 27 ._ _._. 35,642.85 3,40000 ,, 262.03 $ 262.03 $ 262 03 55,754 50 S 92,589 81 $ 11,555.82 2,190.00 S 13,74582 $ 15,36822 1,762.63 S 17,130.85 $ 419.62 2,108 54 S 2,528.16 $ 26,00007 53002 0,889 94 218,302.49 TOTALS _ 5687,897.76 ,687,897.76 SUMMARY OF EXPENSES OF THE IMPROVEMENT FUND Rolling Ameisite and Downard Rock Sycamore Street Repairs Made to Edna Street .Repairs Made to North Eighth Street Repairs Made to South Jefferson Street Repairs Made to Haas and Conncll Street Repairs Made to East Gibson Street Repairs Made to West Gibson Street Repairs Made to Ncsvmyer Avenue Sewer Payments on Intercepting Sewer ___ . _ Final Payments to Buffalo Roller Gasoline and Oil Purchased Sundry Repair Materials . -Munson-McCairns H. F. Co , Castings Malachy Duggan, Repairs to Trump Run Sewer Sundry Materials for Trump Run Sewer . _ _. Wages for Roller Operatotr and Extra Help Morns-Knowlcs, Inc., on Account Resurfacing South Pittsburgh Street $ 48,065.51 SUMMARY OF EXPENSES OF THE RECREATION FUND East Park Project No. 65-Sundry Materials Purchased $ 135.26 Camp Wild wood, Project No. 06-Insurance - . . $ 87 56 Salary Caic Taker -- 140.00 Wages Carpenter . 7.00 Sundry Supplies ~ -_________».__ _«_«___-____-. 39.80 State License 10.00 284.36 TOTALS $ 419,62 SUMMARY OF THE EXPENSES CONNELLSVILLE AIRPORT Bell' Telephone Company--Telephone Service Southwest Water Co., Water Rents - - -Southwest Water Co , Repairs to Water Line -- Fayctte County Gas Co., (Gas Office) .__ Viewers Service of Appraisal . .John Valigore (Office Rent) . . . Grinding and Repairing Drill and Bits W. K. Balsley, Surveyor's Stakes Various Sundry Supplies -. Loucks Harduatc Co , Supplies Ingersol-Rand Co., Drills and Bits . Bcckwith Machinery Co , Drills and Bits Murphy Construction Co, Steel Rods -Consolidated Coal and Supply Co., Supplies Oppermcm's Supreme Service, Gasoline and Oil Connellsvillo Iron Works, Steel Grating A. C. Hcrwick, Lumber ~ Baker Brothers, Repairs to Machinery . E. I. Du Pont Do Nemours Co., Dynamite and Caps -~ Atla? Powder Co , Dynamite and Caps , . . . Mt. Braddock Coal Co., Coal and Coke -Corrado Gahardi, Rental of Machinery _ South Connellsville Lumber Co , Lumber Wages, Payroll of Gioder and Roller Operators -Wages, Special Watchman - . Attorney D. M. Higbce, Service Notary Fee - . Smith Grimm, Pament for Piopcvty -John Cljmcr, Payment for Piopcrty .-_ M. C. Goodwin, Payment for Property . . . . _· 97.05 47.11 907.19 7.36 180.00 260.00 271.04 39.00 91.38 359.90 77.07 186.36 36.61 267.15 1,861.74 57.60 25.80 13.75 441.25 184.00 61.06 289.14 418.40 1,247.76 .Males White . Males Black Females White Females Black Totals _ . _. _ _ _ 593 SUMMARY OF REPORT OF FIRE DEPARTMENT Fires False Alarms Automobile Fires . Grass Fires- Chimney Fires Out of Town Fires 29 14 5 Chemicals Used (Gallons) 11 181 Hose Used (Feet) 4.750 Loss Caused by Fires $ 27,450.00 Insurance on Buildings Damaged $280,500.00 From Tax Collections From Taxes Paid by County Treasurer From Trustee Account EXPENDED Interest on Bonds _ . . Bonds Retired . - _ State Tax on Bonds ,, Transferred to Returned Tax Account _____ 35,154.58 9,339 27 5,000 00 S 15,03250 20,000.00 612.75 1,190.00 Totals- LIQUIDATING BALANCES TITLE TRUST CO. OF W. PA. Balance on Hand December 31, 1936 $ 5!,314 82 Transteircd to Sinking Fund Account Balance on Hand December 31, 1937 $251,723 12 $251,723.12 ; 5.000 00 49,51182 Total:, 54,51232 5 54,514.52 685.00 1,089.00 1.50 3,082 50 513.75 2,568.75 .. $ 15,368.22 TOTALS - STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA ) COUNTY OF FAYETTF, ) S S On this 25th day of February, 1938, before me the City Clcik of. the City of Connellsville, Pennsylvania, appeared P. H. Beigblcy, of the Department of Accounts and Finance ot the City of ConncllsviUe, Pennsylvania, uho being duly sworn according to law, docs depose and say that the foregoing j s a tiue and correct statement of the financial condition of the snid City of Connellsvillc, Pennsylvania, for the ycnr ending December 31, 1937. P. H. BEIGHLEY, Director of the Department of Accounts and Finance Sworn to and subscribed before me this day and year above written, S. T. BENFORD, City Clerk I do hereby certify as Controller of the City of Conncllsville, Pennsylvania, that 1 have audited the accounts of the said City of Connellsville, for the year beginning January 1st, 1937, and ending December 31st, 1937. and that I have examined the foregoing statement of the financial condition of the said City and find the same to be true and correct. F. W. NEUKOTH, Controller of the Cty of Connellsville, Penna. Dean oi Somerset County Attorneys Summoned by Death Special to The Courier. SOMERSET, March 1.--Attorney John G. Ogle, 80, dean of Somerset county lawyers and a former member of the Pennsylvania Legislature, died Saturday at Presbyterian r ' Hospital, Philadelphia, where he had been a medical patient three weeks. In recent years Attorney Ogle spent the winter months in Philadelphia and the summer months in Somerset. He was a former president of Somerset Bar Association and for the last 10 years restricted his practice to work as counsel for the western division of Baltimore Ohio Railroad, a position ho held many r years. Son of Andrew Jackson Ogle and Harriet (Forward) Ogle, Attorney Ogle was born m Somerset. His father was a member of Congress and later was named Minister to Denmark, death intervening before Andrew Ogle could embark on a diplomatic career. Attorney Ogle left school to become a page m the House of Representatives at Washington. He later attended Bethany College and started his legal caieer at Latrobc, later moving to Somerset to enter a partnership with General William H. Koontz. For a number of years Attorney Ogle was counsel for Somerset Coal Company and Consolidation Coal Company. Surviving Attorney Ogle are his widow, Mrs. Cora (Bacr) Ogle, daughter of Judge William J. Baer of Somerset county; two daughters, Mrs. Hallic Boughton and Mrs. Elizabeth Stein, both ot Philadelphia, and . six grandchildien. Attorney Ogle '{ was, an elder of First Christian Church, Somerset. Tiic body will arrive in Somerset today and will lie in state Irom 1 to 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the Christian Church, where services will be conducted by Rev. J. F. Messenger, pastor. Interment in Union Cemetoi y. CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY Aiinti.il Report for Year Ending December 31, 1037 RECEIPTS Balance on Hand December 31, 1936 Received fiom City Treasurer . Received ftom School Distnct Received from Rentals Received from Fines - - . Received fiom Other Sources 1,500.00 3,000.00 400.00 200.00 10.00 S 5,626.75 PENSIONS URGED IN R A I L MERGERS 5,130 00 10,750.75 WASHINGTON, March 1.--A high administration official suggested that special pensions be added to the railroad retirement sv^tem to take care ot older workers who lose their jobs when raihoads merge. These pensions, he said 'informally, might allay oigamred labmi's fear of loss ot livelihood and thaijoby facilitate consolidations designs to save money. ( The present Railroad ^Retirement Act provides pensions fo_- employes of over 65 or over oO in ;'- - case of workers with 30 years srf e. The direct means of ac Jlishing mergeis to end what-- esidcnt Roosci elt has called "wa Vs jl competition" may be dit,cv58 J at a White House confcicnco ~ im the next \\eck or two.

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