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McKean County Democrat (Newspaper) - June 22, 1939, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county Democrat volume 64 Russell b. Lindsley publisher Smethport pa., thursday june 22, 1939 most widely read weekly newspaper in Mckean per year labor Day will see Start of the v county fair work started on details of annual Mckean co. Fair Here the dates for this year s Mckean county fair and races in Smith port have been set for september 4, 5, 6, 7th, starting labor Day. With a substantial Cash surplus after last year s successful fair the county association will pursue its established policy of turning the fair s earnings to further improving the local exposition. There will be a special Holiday program labor Day and As usual the daily racing programs will be an outstanding feature of the week. President r. W. Hilton is Book ing some splendid attractions which will again make the local fair out standing from the standpoint of entertainment. W. H. Hungerford has again accepted the position of superintendent of grounds a fact which Means that the entire fair Plant will be placed in perfect condition no. 25 motor police will rigidly enforce net ban on fireworks in this state Pennsylvania motor police have been ordered to strictly enforce Pennsylvania s anti fireworks Law. All kinds of pyrotechnics Are banned with the exception of toy pistols toy guns or other devices in which paper Caps containing Twenty five hundredths grains or less of powder or used. Smethport has a local ordinance which prohibits use of Cap pistols As Well As All other types of fire works. The new state Law prohibits the Sale or even the exposure for Sale and the use of fireworks in any Community except in certain cases in which municipalities have obtained permits for Public displays. A Bond of not less than must be posted by municipalities applying for fireworks permits to insure ment of damages to persons or prop erty injured by the prot clinics. The motor police or any sheriff police office or Constable have been ordered to seize or cause to be re moved at the expense of the owner stocks of fireworks or combustibles offered or exposed for Sale stored or held in violation of the Law. Big Well on Hewitt lease local Man shares in Lafayette Gusher prospects Are Bright for a second big Oil producer on a acre tract of land Between Lafayette Corners and Marshburn owned by George w. And Lois a. Hewitt of Smith port and leased on a Royalty basis by the heal Oil co. Of Bradford ick. Acting Secretary is j the list Well completed on the already at work on fair details. Work of issuing the annual pre apr mum Cata logs which will list nun p ease last fall produced 80 barrels dress of dollars for winning entries in the Many departments has been started. Mark the dates of sept. 4-7 for a visit to your county fair in Smethport. As usual the fair will run Day and night for the four Days. Or. Long named accepts turnkey Post at vacated by Earl Leake jail or. C. R. Long local dental sur Geon who has recovered from a Long siege of illness has been named turnkey at the Mckean county jail Smethport by sheriff Merle e. Dickinson for the balance of the term ending january 1st next. Or. Long succeeds Earl Leake who quits to Campaign for Public office at this year s election. Widow of Bradford aviator weds Here mrs. Mabelle b. Greene widow of the late Howard Greene vice president of the Kendall refining co. And prominent Bradford world War Veteran and aviator who was killed last year when his plane crashed in a new Jersey fog be came the Bride of Kenneth Launier of Bradford in Smethport last sat urday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by the very Rev. W. E. Van Dyke rec Tor of St. Luke s episcopal Church at the rectory on West King Street. Or. Laumer is a prominent Avia Tion enthusiast. North Penn executives in Golf meet Here the annual Golf tournament of executives of the North Penn Gas co., port Allegany was held at the Smethport country club course nere last saturday. Twenty seven company employees participated. Following the tournament the participants journeyed to the North Penn club House in the Forest re Gion near Roulette where dinner was enjoyed. Lew Thomas stricken Lew Thomas 82, prominent Smethport citizen was stricken with a severe attack of illness at the Johnson drug store main Street saturday morning and was taken to the Home of his daughter mrs. A. Anderson King Street where he resides and where he was attended by or. Philip Hickey. The condition of the venerable citizen is reported As improving at this writing news which will be cheer ing to his Many friends. The Drill encountered Oil at 1767 feet but was sent deeper. Last saturday Oil was hit in the second Well at a Little More than 1600 feet. Tremendous pressure sent a Stream Over 200 feet above the top of the drilling machine. Operations had to be suspended temporarily but drilling was resumed this week. The Hewitt lease formerly considered As practically worthless Cut Over Timber land is Only a Short distance from the famous music Mountain Oil Gusher territory. March at Emporium local legion paraded last night firemen Friday connection with american legion a Large uniformed delegation of Bucktail Post no. 138, american legion accompanied by the Smith port band participated in the big veterans Parade last evening in the by county convention at Emporium yesterday. This is old Home week in Emporium and thousands or people Are enjoying the neighbouring town s proverbial hospitality. Friday night the Smethport fire department and drum corps will go to Emporium and participate in the firemen s Parade which will be a feature of that Day. It is expected that firemen will be line. Local girl graduates miss Dorothy Lillibridge Daugh Ter of county supt. Of schools and mrs. C. W. Lillibridge of Smith port graduated from Ypsilanti micii., teachers College on monday. The Well known Young lady is a graduate of Smethport High school. She has accepted a position in the Lansing mich., schools and will As sume her Duies nex fall. Supt. And mrs. Lillibridge and daughters misses Mary and Janet Lillibridge and miss Pauline Olaughlin of Smethport attended commencement exercises at Ypsilanti. Mrs. W. K. Wright Dies news was received Here last week of the death of mrs. W. K. Wright of Renovo pa., which occurred on sunday june 4. Mrs. Wright s i husband was a brother of the late Comrade b. F. Wright who oper ated the Wright House in Smith port for a number of years. Local attorney to wed on saturday Carlson Mccoy nuptials at St. Luke s Church a Brilliant june wedding is scheduled to be held in St. Luke s Epis Copal Church Here next saturday afternoon at o clock when miss Vivienne Carlson daughter of or. Charles o. Carlson of Austin. Pa., and attorney gain Mccoy son of or. And mrs. Guy h. Mccoy of Smethport will be United in marriage. The very Rev. W. E. Van Dyke Rector of St. Luke s and an Uncle of the Groom will officiate. Mrs. Henry Rich of Marietta pa., will be the Matron of Honor and Paul j. Mundy of Smethport will be Best Man. Bridesmaids will be mrs. Mark Vator of Coudersport surrounding counties. The Bingham mrs. Robert Rose passes away in daughter of or. And mrs. Henry Hamlin Pioneer Smethport residents Smethport residents were saddened by news of the death of mrs. Laena Hamlin Rose 83, daughter of the late or. And mrs. Henry Hamlin of Smethport who passed away at her Home in Binghamton n. Y., last sunday morning after a Long illness. The death of mrs. Rose removes one of the last living links in the Chain connecting Smethport s Pion Eer history with the modern Day. Her father Henry Hamlin my Kean county s first banker who founded the Hamlin Bank Trust co. Here in 1863. Was a son of Orlo j. Hamlin. Smethport and Mckean county s first lawyer who married Orra l. Cogswell. Mrs. Rose s Mother was Hannah Lavinia Mccoy daughter of or. William y. Mccoy of Smethport one of Northwestern Pennsylvania s most prominent Pion Eer physicians. Married leading attorney in september 1877, the subject i of this sketch was United in marriage to the late attorney Robert h. Rose of Smethport. Although a canopus Good will local service club will visits to neighbouring towns at a dinner meeting of the Smethport canopus club held at the colonial hotel last thursday even ing it was voted to continue the program of Good will meetings in neighbouring towns which has proved so popular in past years during the summer months. It is expected that the first of the series of dinner meetings with Citi Zens of nearby towns will be held in Aiken. President Harold Lee presided at the meeting. Local world War Veteran called Morris Roseboom Dies in Bath veterans Hospital Morris l. Roseboom. 49. Promin ent Smethport world War Veteran and Oil Field expert and former teacher died at the u. S. Veterans Hospital. Bath n. Y., saturday june 17. Al p. M., of a comply Young Man or. Rose had been sent to Smethport in december 1873, in the highly important position of at Torney and agent for the Bingham estate original owner of nearly All of the land in Mckean Potter and holdings included the biggest share of the Rich Oil territory in this Sec Tion. Attorney Rose was born in Sil ver Lake Susquehanna county. A. His Grandfather. Or. Robt. H. Rose had purchased acres of land from the Francis estate in Susque Hanna. The younger Robert Rose was admitted to the bar in Mont Rose shortly before coming to Smith port. Attorney Rose was a member of the Law firm of Sterrett Rose Here and served two terms in the Penn Sylvania legislature. Attorney and mrs. Rose moved to Binghamton in 1893 and he became a prominent attorney and a director of the first National Bank in that City. He pass away in 1933. Paid tribute to mrs. Rose monday s Binghamton press said mrs. Rose was known for her Char Itable and religious service being for years a member of Christ episcopal Church in which her husband served As senior Warden until his death. She was a charter member of the monday afternoon club a member of the civic club and was a Mem Ber of the Board of directors of the argument court Here next week judge Charles g. Hubbard will preside at a term of argument court at the Mckean county court House Smethport next tuesday and wednesday. Eight cases Are listed. Three divorce actions Are on the Calendar. R. Benson is speaker at Townsend meeting Hon. E. R. Benson of it. Jewett the guest speaker at a meeting of the Hazelhurst Townsend club last Friday evening. One Hundred persons attended the meeting and enjoyed or. Benson s talk. Consistory meeting Smethport free masonry has been Well represented at the june reunion of the Coudersport consistory which has been in session in that town this week. Big Pomona meeting Over 100 Mckean county Grange members attended the meeting of Pomona Grange in Crosby on wednesday of last week. The All Day program was a delightful one. Clermont Plant work being rushed on new Glass factory building the work of erecting the new 85x35 it. Frame building which will House the new Summit Glass co. Factory on the Fred Anderson farm at Clermont near Smethport is rapidly nearing completion. The Structure is being erected by Hooley Collier of Hazelhurst. The Summit Glass co. Manu facture chimneys for Oil lamps. It is a former Kane concern which recently purchased the Anderson farm situated on the Highway a Short distance this Side of Clermont. On the farm Are some Large Gas Wells which Are expected to pro vide much of the fuel needed to Supply the factory. Liberty garage Burns a garage and truck belonging to c. D. Boorum of Liberty near port Allegany was destroyed by fire which started when the gasoline tank of the truck exploded from a worker s blow Torch tuesday after noon. New dog Tamer Stanley Welfling of Coudersport has been named As state dog Law investigator for the District composed of Mckean Cameron Potter and Elk counties effective july 10. He succeeds c. Meacham of Gale ton. Caught big fish Here Jimmy florentine Smethport boy caught a Brown Trout measuring 20 inches in length and weighing 4 pounds monday while fishing below the Hamlin Lake dam in the heart of Smethport. Chain tax invalid the Pennsylvania supreme court has ruled that the 1937 act imposing a tax on Chain stores and theatre chains of to each is invalid. Miss Eloise Page and mrs. Gilbert Carlson of Austin and miss Wilma Moulton of Smethport. Ushers will be John Craig Dickson of Butler Phillip Newman Hamlin Redfield and James Petruzzi of Smethport. Miss Carlson has visited Here frequently and has Many friends in Smethport and Vicinity. She is a graduate of Austin High school and Hood College Frederick Maryland. She is employed As a teacher in the Keating Summit school. Attorney Mccoy scion of one of Mckean county s most prominent Pioneer families graduated from Smethport High school. He was the Stellar Center on the Best football teams Ever produced Here. He graduated from Yale University with the degree of Bachelor of arts. Attorney Mccoy completed his studies at the University of Pitts Burg Law school last year and was admitted to practice before the my Kean county bar and the Pennsyl Vania supreme court recently. Attorney Mccoy has opened a Law office in port Allegany and has been named As a claim adjuster for the american casualty co. In this District. The popular couple will take up their residence in an apartment on Daj main Street port Allegany when while residing in Smethport mrs. Rose was an Active member of St. Luke s episcopal Church. She was a charter member of the Smethport travellers club. Mrs. Hose maintained a residence at Frontenac in the thousand islands and a Winter Home at Southern Pines n. C. She kept close Contact with local friends by frequent visits Here. Survivors Are listed two children were born to at Torney and mrs. Rose. They were Robert Craig and Marion Rose both deceased. Surviving Are one sister mrs. Eugenia h. Merrell of Smith port and one brother Orlo j. Ham Lin president of the Hamlin Bank Trust company. Another sister mrs. Emma m. Mccandless died a number of years ago. Funeral services yesterday funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at o clock at the family residence no. 3 River Side drive Binghamton. The Rev. Theodore j. Dewees Rector of Christ episcopal Church Binghamton and a Nephew of the deceased the Rev. Charles Mccoy of Ventnor n. J., officiated. Burial was in Floral Park Ceme Tery at Binghamton. Kane Hospital link in Juarez history Crosby Man razes bldg. Where Grant stopped built for a hotel the 80-room Kane Summit hos Pital building built in 1863 As a health hotel and where president Grant stopped when he visited general Kane and or. Freeman of Smethport in the Early 70 s. And which inter became a Hospital oper ated by the late or. Evan o Neil Kane passed completely last week when Lew Hendrickson of Crosby near Smethport Tore Down the last will of the historic landmark. The Hospital gained Fame in re cent years when or. Kane celebrated surgeon and a son of general Kane performed two self operations for appendix removal and hernia. The showing of the new moving picture Juarez in Heaters of this Section recalls the interesting fact that the into or. A Mere permitted to a com cation of ailments thought to have Tho or Freeman of resulted from an internal injury he suffered while at work some go. entered the Hospital on May 20th after being ill at his Home on Willow Street for a number of weeks. His condition grew steadily weaker and Early saturday morning. Mrs. Roseboom. Who was preparing i Smethport. Who was surgeon of the famous civil War Bucktail organized in Smethport by his father general Kane to Mexico at the end of the civil War. Or. Freeman served As a surgeon with president Juarez s revolutionary army which overthrew the Empire of Maximilian. Young Kane serving As assistant to his father s War Comrade and to leave for a trip to the Hospital in i valued medical officer gained his the automobile of Cecil Reynolds nest experience in surgery on the local letter Carrier and world War battlefields of Veteran received word of the ser Perlene which proved invaluable in ious turn in her husband s illness. Nos in tar distinguished career As a mrs. Roseboom and daughter Jean and or. Reynolds arrived at Bath two hours before her Hus Jand s death. Other family members were summoned and arrived at the hos Pital in the afternoon being taken to Bath by Albert Cleveland. Or. Roseboom was born in he Ron Potter county May 27, 1890. 3e was educated in the schools of hat county and then entered lock Haven teachers College from which he graduated in 1913. He taught in the Potter county schools for some tune and in March 27, 1918, enlisted in the u. S. Navy for world War service. He served As an instructor at Pel Ham Bay naval station. New York holding the rank of third class gunner s mate. He honorable discharged on March 26, 1920. Or. Roseboom married miss Edy the King May 19, 1919. The family moved to Smethport 13 years ago where he was employed in the nearby Oil Fields As a tool Dresser and Driller. Or. Roseboom was a citizen of surgeon. Now the old Hospital has been replaced by a modern Brick fire proof new Summit Hospital provided by or. H. Cleveland distinguished surgeon who was associated with or. Kane. The vast Quantity of selected Lum Ber from the old Hospital is now placed in or. Hendrickson s second hand lumber Yard at nearby Cros by. Heller May leave Kansas jacks Here barrel Oil Gusher is hit on music Mountain owned by Williams and sons of Bradford adds to problems through the efforts of a. W. Huff and Oiler it. Jewett sports men two shipments of Kansas Jack rabbits Hevr been purchased and released in posted forests near that town for stocking. The Kansas Jackrabbit is Large. The Kane Republican of last Fri Day printed news of the strike of another Gusher on music Mountain near Lewis run problem child of the Mckean county Oil Field which local producers blame for the slump 1 in the Bradford crude Price due to Over production. I the Republican says music Mountain played a Dirge for Oil producers who had been hop ing for a note of increased prices today when there came reliable re ports of a Gusher drilled in by e. A. Williams sons of Bradford. Just two months ago the Wil Liams firm brought in a bar Rel Well in the Marshburn area and the most recent strike reportedly Macc Este Day threw further con in Kansas jul Craddit is Large. Unusually fast and High jumping into the Pennsylvania Grade and extremely vicious Wien cornered according to Kansas scissor Bill Hunters who have been bitten by the of which grow As big As Burros. Anyway they Are great game and provide real Hunting. The sportsmen also Are seeking state Aid for raising Hun Garian Partridge in that Region. Benson seeks co. Commissioner it. Jewett Man will be democratic candidate Hon. E. R. Benson of it. Jewett former state assemblyman and Post master and prominent democratic Leader announces his candidacy for the office of commissioner of my Kean county subject to the demo local Board retains miss o laugh Lin As teacher cratic primary sept. 12, next in to Day s Democrat. Or. Benson possesses a wide a crude Market which Early in the year appeared Well on the Way to another Boom. No accurate information on the depth of yesterday s Well was Avail Able although previous gushers in that area were reached in the Sliv Ervile Sand. It was reported that the Well was doing 625 barrels an hour when it was shut in. In contrast to aftermath of other Success in Williams operations there was Little discussion of the newest report among Oil men of the District and for the time being there was detected a resemblance to the Early Days of the Oil Industry when every company had its scouts spy ing on Wells from tree tops or As in one celebrated instance from be Neath the floor of the or. Gilmore Well local Carpenter recovers from severe Skull fracture a press dispatch branded by coach. Warren Heuer As premature but says that the Smert port High school athletic Mentor has been selected to succeed Nick s football coach at Oak Roy Gilmore local Carpenter who was critically injured when his car figured in a collision with another Auto on the Highway near Farmers Quaintance throughout the county Valley several weeks ago has made and his exemplary character and i a Complete recovery and has resum outstanding ability is generally de his position with j. Alfred Jon lit recognized. Local hum be a candidate rot Kowtna in this year s Campaign. I More a wounded or. Benson had the distinction i world War was taken to tha Kane Mont pa., High school. The dispatch continues Heller takes Over the position with the opening of the Gridiron training season late in August. Klisky re Binghamton girls club and the estimable qualities who possessed ice nth resigned to take an assistant mentorship on the Pitt coaching they return from their wedding trip. Firemen in Galeton new York Penn. Association event this week big the big convention of the new York Penn. Volunteer firemen s association is in session in Gale ton today and Friday and the Busy Potter town noted for its Hospital Ity will do itself proud on the ocasion. The biggest Parade Ever held in this Section of the state will be staged Friday evening. Today s program will include a sightseeing tour of delegates Cov ering Potter county s Switzerland of America Forest Region and including a visit to Ole Bull s Castle. Joseph Johnson passes away in Grove City Joseph Johnson. 79, a former res ident of Smethport and an Uncle of Adolph Johnson of Bank Street died last Friday evening at o clock at the Odd Fellows Home in Grove City. Deceased was born Jan. 4, 1860, in Smoland Sweden and came to the United states 53 years ago. He resided with his brother. John a. Johnson in Bloomster hollow. Or. Johnson was a member of the Smethport Odd Fellows Lodge for 40 years. He entered the Grove City Home eighteen years ago. Surviving Are his brother who now resides in it. Jewett one Sis Ter mrs. Mary Ertle of Richmond Hill n. His Nephew Adolph Johnson of Smethport and a Niece mrs. Herman Larson of it. Jewett. Funeral services were held in Grove City monday morning at and burial was there. Mrs. Adolph Johnson and mrs. Andy Peterson of Smethport at tended the funeral. Annin Creek fire fire destroyed the farm Home of or. And mrs. Harry Evans at an Nin Creek Early thursday morning june 15th. Prof. Carl Johnson submits to operation prof. Carl Johnson of Smethport acting supervising principal of the Keating township schools submit Ted to an operation at the Kane Community Hospital on monday. Reports from the Hospital yester Day stated that the Well known local Young Man is recovering satisfactory. Man learns Skull is fractured week late condition is said to be Good the Kane Republican of monday i port. Reported an unusual Hospital item j last Friday night Matteson walk of local interest. It says Jed into the office of or. Philip f. Dennis Matteson 37, of Cyclone j Hickey at Smethport and told him who walked around almost a week j a head injury had been bothering ignorant that he had a fractured him Ever since he was in an Auto Skull was a patient in the com Mobile Accident saturday june 10. Unity Hospital Here today his con-1 he had not received medical Atten edition Good. J Tion previous to his Call at the just How Matteson received the j Smethport physician s office. Injury is not Clear As he already Lias told two stories 1. That he was Hurt in an automobile Accident or. Hickey decided to bring the Man to the Community Hospital and at a. Saturday he was and 2. That he was struck Over the admitted to the institution where head by an unknown assailant it determined he was suffering a while leaving a club near Smith fracture at the base of the Skull. Legion of friends. He was a valued member of Post. American legion Smethport fire depart vocal Solo feature of band concert tonight first appearance 01 the season of Eddie Baker popular local Tenor will be a feature of the open air concert of the Smethport band at the court House Square this thurs Day evening at o clock. Or. Baker has been vocal soloist with the band for several years. Johnston will conduct the musical organization. Motor club picnic the annual meeting and gala picnic of the Mckean county motor club will be held at Celoron Park on Chautauqua Lake july 19. Wednesday office petitions saturday is the first Day for filing petitions the 1939 election Calendar states that next saturday. June 24. Is the first Day on which candidates May circulate petitions to have their names printed on the ballots for the primary election to be held on tues Day sept. 12. July 24 is the last Day for regular party candidates to file nomination petitions and the first Day for in dependent groups to circulate nomination papers. The last Day to with draw from the ballot and file objections to party candidates is july 29. Independent s May file petitions until August 23 and objections to these must be recorded on or before August 28. Official lists of state municipal and township offices to be filled must be prepared on or before july 5. August 12 is the last Day for Vot ers to Register before the primary and october 7 is the last registration Day before the municipal elec Tion to be held on tuesday nov. 7. Bucktail and the ment. Surviving Are his wife daughters Jeane and Norma two two sons Morris jr., and Billy All at Home his Mother mrs. Ida Smith of Oswayo pa., and a step brother Farnum Smith of Avis a. The body was brought to the fam ily Home in Smethport sunday. Funeral services were held at the Home tuesday afternoon at p. A. The Rev. Leonard d. Peale of the methodist episcopal Church officiating and interment was in Rose Hill cemetery. Final rites were with full military honors conducted by Bucktail Post no. 138, american legion. Members of the Smethport fire dept. Attended the funeral in a body. Honorary pallbearers were a thur Wilson j. Albert Cleveland Gus Johnson l. A. O Laughlin o. Densmore and t. O Laughlin. Active pallbearers members of the legion were c. W. Reynolds r. Curran George r. Oviatt o. Albert Johnson Alfred g. Kleisath and Earl l. Lyman. Sheriff Merle e. Dickinson was chaplain at the legion service a. C. Marsh commanded the firing squad and Merle r. Scott and John Richards were butlers. Western Union office will be in Mccoy drug store the Western Union Telegraph company is preparing to remove its office from the Shawmut rail Road station on Mechanic Street and will install a new teletype machine in Mccoy s drug store on main Street. It is expected that the change will be made next month. The local wire will be connected with the Buffalo office which is already serving Coudersport and port Allegany. Incoming messages Are typed automatically on a Roll of paper. A typewritten message is quickly transmitted by the machine which does away entirely with the old Telegraph key and sounder. Pipe line merger will bring midwestern crude through this Section Oil mid continent crude Oil will soon be flowing through the heart of the Pennsylvania Oil Field according to reports received Here this week. The pipe line facilities required Are said to involve a Deal running into Many millions of dollars. The Standard Oil company of Ohio and tide water associated Oil company Are negotiating the Deal in which the former is acquiring a tide water line from Stoy to Sharon a distance of about 450 Miles and the pump stations along the route. The line goes through Rixford Mckean county. From Rix Ford the tide water associated has a double line to Bayonne n. The line from the first pump Sta Tion in Pennsylvania across the Ohio line would be retained by the tide water pipe Ltd. It was reported. Staff. In addition to his coaching duties Heller will be physical director at Oakmont teaching Phy Sical no appointment yet yesterday coach Heller said that the item lacks official confirmation due to the fact that possible vacancies in the faculty of the school located near Pittsburgh will not be filled until next month. It was hardly expected that Smethport could Long hold a coach of Heller s calibre. He was named As an ail american halfback As a result of his spectacular playing with the University of Pittsburgh football team. Create full tune position with the exception of the possibility of coach Heller resigning there Are no vacancies in the faculty of Smethport High school and the teaching staff of the Grade school. The Smethport Board of education has named miss Pauline o Laughlin As a full time teacher of latin in the High school. She was employed on a part time basis during the 1938 39 term. Miss o Laughlin is a daughter of or. And mrs. L. A. O Laughlin of Bank Street Smethport. She graduated from Smethport High school with the class of 1934 and completed her studies at mercy Hurst College in Erie last year. 1 reelected to i state Assembly As a Democrat in a strongly Republican county. As a state lawmaker he made an enviable record As a Champion of clean government As a Leader of the progressive group in the House and As a Friend of labor. His record in Harrisburg was satisfactory to All decent citizens. Appointed postmaster of it. Jew Ett during the administration of president Wilson or. Benson served two terms and made a splendid official. During Campaign Community Hospital suffering from a severe Skull fracture and other injuries. The recovery of the popular Iii zen is Gratifying to his friends. Injured in crash Francis Neely 23, of Aiken suffered mild brain concussion and Clifford Greely 30, Aiken suffered Collar Bone fracture when the former s car figured in a collision with another car near Vavalo s store i in Aiken. Both were taken to the last year s democratic Bradford Hospital. State labor recognized girl scouts to hold circus members of the we Gio be Camp fire will hold a Public circus at Mccoy stadium next wednesday afternoon june 28. At o clock. Admission will be Loc for adults and 5c for children. Attractions will include a Parade band trained mule animals Pup pets Side shows and refreshment stands. In Case of rain the circus will be held on a later the papers. Proceeds will be used for activities of the Camp fire girls. To visit in California or. And mrs. Harry German of Smethport left on tuesday by motor for an extended visit in California. The prominent couple will visit numerous Points of interest Enro Ute to and from the West coast. No Daylight saving Salamanca voters say no to Day Light saving time proposal. Or. Benson s Friendly attitude by naming him chairman of the my Kean county labor group s Ken Nedy for governor movement and democrats of Mckean gave Ken Nedy a splendid majority at the Pri Mary. Clean and Able Best describes de. Benson and accounts for his legion of friends. Courteous in his Dally contacts and fair in his dealings or. Benson furthermore possesses qualifications of experience and ability which fit him for the office to which he As Pires. William Lucas 40, of Corsica pa., operator of the other car suffered bruises. h. T. Gorka of the Smith port motor police sub station investigated. Accident victims fair in Kane Hospital a report from the Kane Community Hospital yesterday stated that the condition of miss Honore Walsh revered local lady who suffered a fracture of the hip in a fall in St. Elizabeth s Church last week was As Good As could be expected. Miss Walsh has been placed in a cast and May be Able to return Home soon. Rev. H. H. Atkins United Breth Ren minister seriously injured last week when his automobile crashed into a tree is reported to be in fair condition at the Kane Community Hospital. Half brother of local Man Dies Samuel l. Hull Hen 16, Bradford Junior High school student and son of or. And mrs. Samuel g. Hullihen of 16 Short St., that City died at his Home sunday morning of a complication of ailments. Howard o Connor of Smethport is a half brother of the deceased lad. Golf tourney today the first of the annual summer series of inter club Golf tournaments will be held Between the Smethport and St. Marys country clubs Here this afternoon. Dinner will be served at the local club House after playing is completed. Mother is badly injured As family escapes from burning residence mrs. Frank Russell 47, suffered a the Nick of time but not before All Pelvic fracture when she fell from a ladder while trying to enter her fire doomed Home near Eldred to had received minor body Burns. Mrs. Russell missed her daughter Josephine 12, after her escape and Rescue a 12-year-old daughter who i thinking the child had been left in had already escaped to safety. Or. And mrs. Russell Well known residents of the Eldred Vicinity were awakened by smoke to discover their Home in flames about mid night monday night. The father awakened his family and by Means of a ladder got his wife and their four children to the ground from upstairs bedrooms in the House made a heroic Effort to reenter the building. The rescued children were Paul 15 Josephine 12 Alice 11, and Donnie 4. The House a 6-room Structure and All its contents were destroyed. Origin of the ire is a mystery. Mrs. Russell was taken to Bradford Hospital where her condition is regarded As serious. Woman pulls Man from under train falling when attempted to Board a moving Erie freight train in Bradford tuesday afternoon Al Fred Cole 48, was pulled off the track by mrs. Frank Coyne who was standing nearby before the car wheels reached him. As a result of the heroic woman s action Cole escaped with a brain concussion suffered when his head hit the rail in falling Between the cars. Announce engagement announcement was made this week of the engagement of miss Nancy Zeto of Emporium and Paul Albert Connors son of or. And mrs. Connors of Smethport. The wedding will be solemnized in the Emporium Catholic Church on saturday july 1. Miss Zeto and or. Connors Are both employed in the Sylvania Plant at Emporium. Enlists in army Mark Orlando Well known Smith port Young Man has enlisted in the United states army. He left on monday for a new Jersey Camp to receive preliminary training prior to a permanent assignment for duty. Or. Orlandi graduated from Smethport High school recently with the class of 1939. Revised tenure Bill governor James has signed the amendments to the teachers tenure Law which place new teachers under two years probation gradually Low ering retirement age to 62 and establish a school rating system. Free Chest clinic the Pennsylvania department of health will conduct a free Chest clinic tomorrow Friday afternoon at the Bradford Hospital from to o clock. Auxiliary coming inter county Council will Here saturday meet a Large number of auxiliary women delegates Are expected to attend the inter county Council of the american legion auxiliary which will of held in Smethport next saturday. Five counties will be represented Mckean Elk Cameron Warren and Forest. The annual election of off teen will be the principal at us session. Business sessions will to the american legion dub a luncheon will be Nind at us noon at the Utho duct Church Hall

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