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McKean County Democrat (Newspaper) - September 7, 1939, Smethport, Pennsylvania Most widely read weekly newspaper in Mckean Mckean county Democrat largest circulation in Smethport and Vicinity volume 64 i ii in great Mckean county fair to close tonight firemen s night expected to attract a Large attendance the 35th annual Mckean county fair and races which started Mon Day at the fair grounds in East Smethport will close this thursday evening. Tonight has been designated As firemen s Many Volunteer fire departments irom towns throughout this Section will bring apparatus bands and drum corps to the fair to March in a huge Ade at o clock. Rain Mars opening a downpour of rain on monday dampened the gala labor Day pro Gram which had been prepared by the Mckean county fair association. Monday afternoon it was possible to run Only three heats of the trotting race. Results were horse owner Victoria Duvall Ezra Billy .23 the unusually Long program of free acts was presented monday afternoon but the rain forced cancel lation of the acts monday night. School Day tuesday tuesday was designated As schoo Day at the fair and a Large number of children were admitted free. The annual horse Palling contest was a feature of the program on tuesday. Results were As follows heavyweight class 3000 pounds or first Roscoe Mitchell Waterford pa., whose record break ing team pulled 3200 pounds the regulation distance of 27 1-2 feet the team holds the state weight pulling record of pounds set at the Tri county fair in Erie. Second was c. J. Morris Dallas City third f. H. Thomas Boli Var n. Y., class of 3000 pounds or less first Chris Mcclory Franklinville n. Y., the prize winning team pulled 2650 pounds a distance of 27 1-2 feet second was mrs. J. Lilie ran Dolph n. Y., third de. Mcelwee port Augany there were 17 entries in the two classes. Free acts score hit the free acts at the Mckean county fair this year Are the finest Ever presented Here. They Are presented by the Frank Wirth booking Russell r. Lindsley publisher Smethport pa., thursday sept. Per year no. 36 heats .344 .1 1 2 .421 War map of Europe the above shows nations involved in the present naval and air the com totals tons larger than that of either of the dictator nations. Association inc. The dazzling of new York. Les amass aders a genuine Broadway music Al show has scored a great hit with All spectators. Sixteen highly trained chorus girls appear in the revue under the direction of Frank Small. Arthur Ball master of ceremonies Beatrice Churan and Ruth Barr Are presented As soloists. Dances include Indian Moulin March of the swinging to Loch Lomond and Dawn of a new Day by the chorus. The revue lavishly staged Anc costumed is presented on a by portable stage in front of the grand stand. The great Gregoreski known As the Man who cannot be hanged has been thrilling fair patrons with his sensational act. Climax of the performance comes when Orego Resk hurls himself into space with Hangman s noose around his neck. Ralph Curran gives a spectacular death defying exhibition of skill an daring in a pole balancing act. The wire balancing performance continued on last Page col. 5 deadly disease report one victim of infantile paralysis in county completing big paving program surface nearly Ivy Miles of local streets a big Street paving program de Ned to Complete hard surfacing f practically All Smethport streets rapidly nearing conclusion. I the last project of the extensive Ummer s paving program is on East water Street Between Pine and East treets. Grading of this thorough Are preparatory to paving is being finished today. The Section is 1500 get in length. Cost estimated at Cost of this summer s paving pro ram is estimated at approximately 7150 feet of new Mac Adam Type surface with native Stone base will be provided when All pro acts Are completed. In addition Many crosswalks have been repaired or replaced and new Concrete Steps have been constructed on Street intersections. Cost of these improvements is estimated at first schools open sessions of 1939-40 ten were held yesterday Over Borough funds used Borough funds have been used to for the paving making it unnecessary for the Council to borrow Money in spite of the magnitude of Jie current paving projects. Projects Are listed following is a list of this summer s paving projects which Are completed with exception of East water Street Nelson Street.300 feet Pine Street 300 feet Hill Street 600 feet Union Street 300 feet Fulton Street feet Franklin Street 300 feet Church Street .300 meet Holmes Street 300 feet Byron Street 300 feet West King Street.300 feet Long Street 300 feet South Street.1500 feet East Williow Street.550 feet East water Street.1500 feet local labor employed a Large Crew of local men directed by Street commissioner l. B. Peter son has been Given employment on Street paving projects. The biggest part of the Money expended has been spent Here for labor. The work enabled a number of the men delinquent taxes. Smethport and Keating township schools opened for the 1939-40 term yesterday morning. Principal Stanley Bright head of the local schools said yesterday that no Complete tabulation of the num ber of students enrolled Here was available. He estimated that enrolment in the Sophomore Junior and senior classes of Smethport High school was about the same As last year while the freshman class is smaller Smethport High school has lost some of its Keating township tuition pupils who were attracted to Brad Ford High by a new vocational course available there. One of the township school buses started making regular daily trips from the Cyclone Region to Bradford on tuesday. It is reported that at least 3 Keating township High school students Are now enrolled in Bradford. The Keating township Board of education did not intend to Send a bus to Bradford this year but took action at the last minute in response to a petition signed by parents of students. Twelve of the students attended school in Bradford last year. Over Aalf of the Hilltop tuition pupils Are still coming to Smethport. Wed 53 years county commissioner and mrs. T. F. Hungiville celebrate anniversary Council adopted anti peddling Bill Here last evening is provided for violators of stringent new local ordinance list candidates announcing for office subject to primary next tuesday following is a tabulation of candidates who have carried political announcements on the editorial Page of the Democrat democratic candidates sales set new re orc huge demand for new Backus spot of Matics Bernard Ball proprietor of the Holmes Gilfillan Plant reported yesterday that another new record or production of his new spot of Matic pin setter for Bowling alleys was established in August. The former Mark established in july of this year was broken by approximately 100 machines. In july the Plant exceeded the Best month during the 17-year per Iod in which the old original Backus pin setters were manufactured by Holmes Gilfillan. 262 pin setters were manufactured and shipped in july compared to 254 machines produced in the Best month for the Backus pin setters. In August the Peak of the season due to the fact that most Bowling alleys open in september or. Ball s local Plant made and sold 363 spot of Mauc pin setters. Another big installation of 22 a new ordinance designed to out Awall types of peddling and solicit no in Smethport was adopted at the regular september meeting of the Smethport Council last night. The Smethport merchants coun in had urged passage of the Antl peddling Bill which u similar to aws in effect in Many nearby towns. Farmers and others who actually produce the goods they sell Are exempted from penalties of the ordinance. No licenses issued no provision is made for issuance of licenses to paddlers and solicitors. The ordinance reads As follows prohibiting the practice or Cus of going to or entering in or upon private residence for the Pur pose of Selling goods wares or Mer Chandise or soliciting orders for same or peddling or hawking the same without request or invitation so to do declaring the same to be a nuisance and providing penalty for stiff penalty provided penalty for violation of the anti peddling ordinance which becomes effective 10 Days after publication is a Fine of from to for each offence and costs. Jail sentences of 3 to 5 Days Are provided if fines Are not paid. Transact other business complaints about unsanitary conditions of several local properties were referred to the Board of health or investigation. Damages resulting from uie right of Way to the new East Smethport Ridge were paid As follows miss Pearl Schoonmaker mrs. Ben Norman no action was taken on the claim for filed by Paul name office t f . Smethport. County commissioner Edward r. Benson. It. Jewett. County commissioner John b. Callahan Bradford. County commissioner mrs. Jennie Fuzzell Bradford. County auditor Margaret m. Dunn Bradford. County auditor Republican candidates name office Orvel Scott. Kane county commissioner w. H. Halpenny. Smethport. J. Albert Cleveland Smethport. Andy Anderson. Port Allegany. Hugh j. Ryan Bradford. Norman c. Hull Smethport. George d. Calhoun Smethport Ralph e. Scott Bradford. A. R. Anderson Clermont Jos. R. Carvolth. Bradford. County commissioner county commissioner county commissioner county commissioner sheriff sheriff Register recorder prothonotary county auditor William Beck Bradford d. Elva Cooper. Bradford county auditor William f. Backus. Colegrove. County auditor George Sutton Smethport county auditor Robert Merville Dunn. Smethport. Constable Charles a. Johnson. Smethport. Assessor Beaman l. Hyde e. Smethport. Supervisor Date announced june june 20, 1939 june 26, 1939 june 16, 1939 july 12, 1939 Date announced june 8, 1939 june 12, 1939 june 27, 1939 june july nov. 10, 1939 May 26, 1939 May 26, 1939 june 1, 1939 june 3, 1939 june 20, 1939 june july 1, 1939 july 3, 193.9 july 1, 1939 aug. 26, 1939 july 6. 1939 rain gauge stolen Here list big docket for court term there is one Case of infantile paralysis in Mckean county and approximately 100 children residing in the District of the Case Are under observation quarantine. County health officer e. J. Holzwarth of Bolivar run announced yesterday. M of the disease is Joyce Bullock 11, daughter of or. And mrs. Stan Ley Bullock of Bolivar run the health officer said. Children of All 25 families in the upper Bolivar run area Are being kept from school under the observation regulation. Pointing out there was no cause for alarm or. Holzwarth said re ports that there was a number of cases in the county Are without foundation. Infantile paralysis is raging in epidemic form in Buffalo. Last band concert the Smethport band under the direction of j. J. Johnston played the last of its regular weekly series of summer open air concerts at the court House Square Pagoda last Fri Day evening. Start projects state work Relief plan employing 81 men in county investigate death of Oil worker accidental verdict Given by Coroner s jury Kane sept. Coroner s jury investigating the death of Bruno Nicklas 43, Kane Oil Field worker which occurred at the Community Hospital last night As result of a Skull fracture today termed the death circumstances surrounding the cause led to investigation and in quest by Deputy Coroner George p Lull and questioning of witnesses by District attorney Claude Shat tuck of Smethport. Conflicting stories told the jury was told three possible sources of the injury that could have caused the Nichlas death. A family Brawl in which Nicklas was knocked Down As he attempted to drag his wife from their Home by her feet was investigated thoroughly with members of the family testifying. Other possible sources of the injury causing death were offered As a statement of the Man county commissioner and mrs. T. F Hungiville celebrated their fifty third wedding anniversary on tues Day of this week. In Honor of the event the couple s granddaughter mrs. Richard Hockenberry entertained at a family Din Ner at the Hungiville residence on West King Street tuesday evening. Or Hungiville a son of or. And mrs Thomas Hungiville sr., Pioneer settlers of Irish hollow near Smith port and miss Carrie Hoffman daughter of or. And mrs. Adam Hoffman of Cuba n. Y., were United in marriage at St. Elizabeth s Church Here on sept. 5, 1886. Rev. It. Gal Lagan officiated at the ceremony. Or and mrs. Hungiville took up their residence in Sawyer City where he was employed As a schoo teacher and was tax collector o. Foster township. The couple came to Smethport 4. Years ago. They have been prominent and highly esteemed residents o this town Ever since. Or. And mrs. Phillip Hickey Purchase residence or and mrs. Phillip f. Hicke have purchased the Beautiful Resi Dence on East King Street from the h. Choate estate. Extensive remodelling of the prop erty will require at least two month machines was made in a Bowling Al Ley at Detroit mich., last month. Heavy shipments also went to Cleveland Chicago and California. Or. Ball said yesterday that or Ders Are still being received in spite of seasonal conditions existing in september. Machines and parts will be in anticipation of a Banner sales Rod next summer. The streamlined spot of Matic As placed on the Market for the first time last Spring. Its reception As phenomenal and experts agree lat it is the last word in automat devices for setting pins. Schoonmaker. A communication from the Smith port merchants Council asking that main Street be widened to permit Diagonal parking of cars on one Side was read at the Council meeting. No action was taken. Councilmen present at the meet ing last night were Karlen. Ander son Pierotti Abbey Freeman and Johnson. The meeting had been scheduled for monday night but was postponed due to Lack of a quorum. Robber May have been irked by weather Andrew Hileman Smethport weather observer reported yesterday that his rain gauge located near the Shawmut Railroad station was stolen monday night. The theft is a serious Federal of sense because the apparatus was the property of the u. S. Department of agriculture s weather Bureau. The robber if apprehended will be subject to trial by a Federal jury and might be sent to a Federal Penitentiary. Judge Hubbard to Presidio at civil session a record breaking docket contain ing 46 costs has been announced b prothonotary Joseph Carvolth of the regular september term of my drouth broken Here Tipsy Driver held Castle Man faces trial criminal court Here at two new Castle Young men were found Over to the next term of Mclean county criminal court under 500 Bond each lost Friday As a re ult of motor vehicle code violation Harges following a minor Accident i Kane last thursday night. Edwin w. Rinne 23, was charged with driving an automobile with it a License and while under in Luence of liquor. Vilho Jacobson 23, was charged with permitting an unlicensed and intoxicated person to operate his car. Their car was involved in an Accident on Fraley Street at p. A the machine sides lying a truck owned by Mark s. Fairweather of Warren r. D. 1. Rinne was pronounced intoxicated when taken to the office of a sane physician by patrolman c. G. Kelts. Leads Poland s army refuse licenses judge Hubbard upholds action of Penn a. Liquor control Board judge Charles g. Hubbard presid ing at a special session of Mckean county court at the court House Here on tuesday upheld the action of the Pennsylvania liquor control Board in refusing to renew the License of the Venice restaurant River Street Bradford and Revok ing the License of Bill s place West Washington Street Bradford. Judge Hubbard handed Down the decisions after hearing appeals from action of the pi.c-b., made by an Tonio Colello proprietor of the Venice restaurant and William j. Hopkins owner of Bill s place. Deputy attorney general Uncapher of Greensburg represented the state liquor Board and charged the Bradford establishments with Law violations which he asserted included Selling liquor to intoxicated per sons and maintaining charge accounts. Rev. H. H. Atkins returns As United Brethren pastor Rev. H. H. Atkins pastor of the East Smethport Union Church and the Farmers Valley United Brethren Church was returned to his pastor ate at the 18th annual Erie u. B. Conference in Youngsville pa., last week. No changes of pastors were made in this Section. Pastors returned to United Breth Ern churches include Rev. C. Mclntyre Hill memorial Bradford Rev Arra d. Mcgill Degolia Rev. H. F. Reagle Rew and Rev. L. How Ard Morton Rixford. It is admitted that the rain gauge was not used very much during August when Only .80 of an Inch of rain was recorded by or. Hileman this was the smallest figure for any August in the past seven years with i exception of August 1938, when .59 of an Inch fell. Average for the 7 year period is about 2% inches Dur ing August. Rains on monday last night an today ended the drouth in Smith port and gardens and lawns a beginning to freshen up. No shortage Here the Smethport water co. 1 maintained an adequate Supply water but the drouth has been very serious in other towns in this Sec Tion. Many Wells were reported dry in Rural Clearfield county last week. The water shortage reached an farming stage last week in Vicinity of Westport near Renovo. Never in the history of the oldest inhabitant had the water been so Low in both the Susquehanna and in Kettle Creek and As a result of this Many Wells were completely dry and others had so Little water that it was unfit to drink. Kean county court of common pleas Holch will Convene at the court ouse Here next monday morning. Judge Charles g. Hubbard will reside at the term of court. The names of jurors drawn for ervice at this session were printed n the Democrat recently. Trial list Julia Haughney is. D. J. Davidson Nathan Nichols Lois Nicholas eject ment. Florence l. Winsor is. Metropol Tan life insurance co., assumes in u. S. Realty company a Corpora Tion is. Hooker Fulton company primary Battle will be waged next tuesday balloting will Climax a hectic Campaign in county the primaries next tuesday will Climax one of the hardest fought campaigns in the political history of Mckean county. Polls will be opened from a. Until p. 26.347 citizens Are registered in the county and a heavy vote is anticipated at tuesday s primary. Candidates Lave been waging vigorous Cam signs and a great Deal of interest Las been aroused in the important contests especially in the race for Republican nominations for county commissioners sheriff auditors and Coroner. List of offices to be. Filled following is the list of offices for which nominations will be made on next tuesday 1 judge of the Pennsylvania supreme court. 3 judges of the Pennsylvania Superior court. County offices recorder. Sheriff. Prothonotary and clerk of common pleas and clerk of court of Quarter sessions and Oyer and Ter Miner Coroner Register and clerk of the orphans court District attorney 3 county auditors 3 county commissioners 1 county Surveyor. Smethport Borough offices 3 councilman 2 school directors 1 auditor 1 Constable 1 High con stable 1 assessor 1 judge of elec Jon 2 inspectors of election. Keating township offices 1 supervisor 2 school directors 1 school reunion former East Smethport pupils held Outing at Galco sunday miss Alberta Choate will take u her residence in the House at the Corner of East King and Mechan streets owned by the Choate Esta and occupied by mrs. Anna me giver and family. Heavy traffic Only minor accidents reported to state motor police Here East end meeting a meeting of the East Smethport Parent teachers association will be held at the East end consolidated school next monday evening at o clock. The thirteenth annual reunion of former students at the East Smith port school was held at Galco Park last sunday. Favored with idea leather conditions the event at rated a crowd of approximately 50 persons. A roast beef dinner was served and program of entertainment was in oyed. Features of the program were a Nano duet by misses Virginia and Jane Stickles a trombone Solo by Barbara Cole tap dance by Joan Pierce and a vocal Solo by John Eeler accompanied by miss Ruth Howe. Officers for 1940 were elected at a business meeting As follows president George Oviatt. Vice Howard Acker. Secretary and Ethel Stickles. Committee on or. Heads French defense five work Relief projects have been started in Mckean county As result of the new state assistance Law which requires All Able bodied persons receiving Relief to accept work if it is provided. Eighty one men Are employed by the county project according to an announcement issued by Lawrence o. Dana executive director of the Mckean county Board of Public assistance last saturday. The projects Are Bradford Gen eral cleanup work at Bradford hos Pital 10 men Kane Street and Park cleaning and work on sewage Spur 40 men it. Jewett cleaning streets Jive men Hamlin township. Clean ing roads and ditches and brushing out and Kush Equa installation of guard rails total of 20 men. While a patient in the Community Hospital that he had bumped his head while at work on a Well on music Mountain and reported striking his head on a sink at the Hospital when during a period of irrational Ness he fell out of bed. Or. Carl Danielson related that Nucklas was brought into the hos Pital june 18 for treatment of head injuries received in a fight at his Home. He stated he had not exam ined Nucklas but that or. John l. Morrison had made the examination and report. Or. Danielson stated that before a Complete examination could be made Nikolas left the hos Pital against advice signing his own release. Son admits hitting father Deputy Coroner Hull and District continued on Page 5, col. 7 in spite of a tremendous volume of traffic Over the week end Only a few minor Highway accidents were reported Fri Mckean county. Observers said that the Peak of traffic came on saturday and Sun Day afternoons. Thousands of out of state cars passed through Smith port on the Roosevelt Highway. Members of the Smethport sub station Pennsylvania motor police who were prepared for any emergency Over the week end were greatly pleased by the county s Highway safety record. Car hit guard rail a Sedan operated by Earl Hunch Man of Offord left the Highway two Miles East of Degolia on the Man Ard run Road route 69. Sunday at p. M., hitting a guard rail. The Driver was not injured. Patrolman h. P. Gorka of the head of Pound i army of pm men is marshal smugly by i second in authority Only Dent Ignacy Mosul Cal. The War Ai a Battle for the Ideal of Liberty. So Fly Ryde was appointed commander in chief of corporation Assum sit. Earl bean and Ethel m. Bean is. Henry e. Reed trespass. John e. Oviatt is. Hiram Keesler Appeal. C. U. Simon Bradford pa., is. A. J. Douglas Bradford pa., Appeal Harry Calhoun and Charles h Calhoun is. Robert Matson and c. L Mattson and d. Foster Mattson co partners and trading As Matson elec tric company. Trespass. P. J. Denman is. H. E. Lawrence also known As Harold e. Lawrence and Elizabeth d. Lawrence also known As Edith Lawrence debts and Albert Griffith additional deft trespass. Katherine Dougherty is. City of Bradford trespass. Daniel c. Breese is. Provident life insurance co. Of As sum sit. George w. Daggert is. Swift company trespass. Anna m. Glass and Charles h. Glass her husband is. City of Brad Ford trespass. Francis l. Fitzgerald is. Anthony Rich trespass. A. G. Pries and Mary a. Pries is. Darrell w. Brown and Mabel Brown and Darrell w. Brown co partner continued on last Page col. 4 Auto collided with reaper Coryville Man seriously Hurt in crash Leslie Vangorder of Coryville is a patient in the Bradford Hospital suffering from severe injuries sustained last thursday afternoon when the reaper on which he was Riding was sideswiped by a Light truck on the Roosevelt Highway near Coryville. The truck was operated by har old Levy of Dubois a. Patrolman t. C. Buchter of the Smethport sub station Pennsyl Constable 1 auditor 1 judge of election in each District 2 inspectors of election in each District 1 jus Tice of the peace. Vote on local option the Keating township ballots will contain two local option questions. One question will Deal with Sale of Beer and the other with hard liquor. If the township votes in favor of outlawing Sale of Beer or liquor or both the Pennsylvania liquor control Board will refuse to renew re tall licenses. And mrs. Andrew Jacobsen or. And mrs. Urben Fay and or. And mrs. Earl Chase. Entertainment mrs. Helen Kelsey or. And mrs. Jack Okerlund or. And mrs. B. L. Hyde and mrs. Alice Stull. Few contests but they Are hot the Only democratic contest at the primary will be for the Nomina Tion for office of county commissioner. Two will be nominated Lor commissioner. Democratic candidates for county commissioner Are t. F. Hung Vule Dean of the present Board Hon. E. R. Benson it. Jewett former Mem ber of Assembly John Zandi Brad Ford r. F. D. 2, and John b. Calla Han Bradford councilman. Democratic candidates for county auditor two to be nominated Are mrs. Jennie fizzell of Bradford incumbent and mrs. Margaret Dunn of Bradford former member of the Board of county auditors. Ralph Scott present Register of wills and clerk of orphans court Joseph r. Carvolth prothonotary and clerk of courts and Claude Shat tuck District re pub no Opo Simon. It is understood that the demo cratic party whose Only candidates for office to file petitions were those for commissioners and auditors will write in a Complete ticket at the september primary. Republican candidates for sheriff Are George d. Calhoun Smethport Deputy sheriff Stanley Bullock Bradford Norman c. Hull Smith port Earl g. Leake Smethport former county jail Warden Peter Meldrum Bradford City councilman and James Story Bradford. There Are two Republican candidates for recorder of deeds a. R. Anderson of Clermont present incumbent and James Higgins of Bradford. Republican candidates for the nomination for county commissioner 2 to be nominated Are Andy an Derson port Allegany incumbent w. H. Halpenny Smethport former commissioner Orvel s. Scott Kane incumbent j. Albert Cleveland Smethport former clerk of courts mayor Hugh j. Ryan Bradford Fred continued on Page 2, col. 6 Check forger held in Mckean county jail Here an alleged Check forger William Foley 34, of Syracuse n. Y., who was arrested in port Allegany last week is being held in the Mckean county jail Here for trial at the october term of criminal court. Foley is alleged to have secured a portable radio at a port store giving a forged Check in payment. He posted the radio As Security for a loan from the chef of the Grey hound port House. Becoming alarmed when another storekeeper started to investigate a Check signed with the name of Rev. M Fitzgerald the alleged forger stole a bicycle and took flight. He sold the bicycle for to a port resident just before police caught up with him. Vania motor police who investigated the Accident said that or. Levy s truck proceeding West on the High Way struck the reaper on the left Side. Or. Vangorder was Riding on the seat which is located on the left Side of the machine. Or Vangorder s condition was reported to be fair at the Bradford Hospital yesterday. The army and successor to presi Dent mos cock in event he Presl motor police who invest gated Estl Ducy should become vacant mated damage to the vehicle at Gen. Marie Gostave came Len la in supreme command of All French forces in the War with Germany. In eluding land sea and air. Under gamelan s orders school children were sent to the provinces and further Eva Coalton orders were rigidly enforced. Circulate band petitions report favourable reaction petitions asking the Smethport Board of education to establish a school band have been circulated from House to House Here this week. The petitions will be ready for presentation today. Approximately 500 names will be secured. Advance reports indicate that local citizens Are wholeheartedly in fax or of the proposal a fact by voluntary statements made when signing the papers. Held in jail Here carnival Man for stealing food from Kane warehouse new electric line Bradford electric co. Win serve East Valley Road residents the Bradford electric co. Is build ing a new transmission line approximately one mile in length from Farmers Valley across potato Creek to serve residents of the East Val Ley Road. It was reported yesterday that current will be turned into the new line within the next week. I eight Consumers will be served by the Extension at the Start. B r Hicks 41, is being held in the Mckean county jail Here in lieu of bail following hearing before Justice of the peace r. K. Knapp of Kane in connection with theft of several cases of foods from the Miles sane company warehouse. Hicks was arrested saturday in an intoxicated condition by Kane police As a suspect in the theft. Hicks admitted taking the food from the warehouse and hiding it in a line of Evergreen Trees along the Penn Sylvania Railroad siding where it was recovered. He pleaded guilty to charges of breaking entering and larceny at the arraignment before Justice of the peace Knapp tuesday morning. Hicks a former carnival employee had been living in Kane and War Ren for the past several weeks. He gave his Home As Atlanta of. Public supper will be served at the Davis Community Church this thursday evening from p m. To p. The event for the Benefit of the Church. Fire department meeting postponed to next week the regular monthly meeting of i the Smethport fire scheduled to be held this thursday evening has been postponed until next thursday night sept. 14th, at i o clock. I local firemen will participate in i firemen s night at the county fair this evening. Stole quart thief forced Entrance to restaurant Early Friday a thief who was evidently Auker ing from an i growing thirst than lusting for ill gotten ii returns forced open window the cottage restaurant Early Friday morning. Tony Spadafore proprietor of restaurant noticed signs at the n Bery when he opened the place i business. An inventory revealed that quart at whiskey was missing the bar. Nothing else wat too Clad

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