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McKean County Miner (Newspaper) - September 22, 1927, Smethport, PennsylvaniaV state Library umy28 g subscription Price 52.00 Smethport fa., thursday se5i. 22, 1927. No. 38. Vol. Lxvii primary election very hotly contested Many votes cast the Fine weather of tuesday brought out a Large number of voters Lor the primaries 525 votes being cast by the 107 by the democrats and 3 by prohibitionists. The number of candidates in. Roiled Man of them from Smith port made it unusually exciting. E e bout gun was High for county treasurer with 414 rotes Daniel Cooper next with 74. E Jones led for sheriff with 234 vote followed by 3 s John Ston w its and i v. Gallup v. Ith 29 j b. East Nuin led of wills with 274 votes followed by Roy Ergstrom. With 150 and Law Barton with 7t. A. R Anderson for recorder of deed received "377 vote and fleas Evans .1.08. W h Halpenny led the list in the vote for com nov commissioner with 426 votes a. J Bond next with 151. Change in be Artsy schedule monday in an interview with j. H Bloom Star station agent on the Pennsyl Vania Road at East Smethport wednesday or blk Omster stated. Th6. Only change to be i made on the Clermont Branch will be that the adorn Long train will leave at 9 o clock instead of for Larrabee and the evening train from Larry Lee will arrive m Smethport at 6 4d in Stead of 6-5-b the schedule which will be effective monday september 26th 15 ass follows train so. Leave Smethport ____9 00 a. M leave a. M arme a. M arrive u a m heave Clermont 11 55 a m arrive 10 a m or examination to be heu oct Obb Mth Hon f. Mitchell Chase member of Congress from this District announces that arrangements Flat been made with the to. S civil ser vice commission to hold a competitive examination on october 15 1927, for Toto selection of one mid Shipman Tor the naval Academy in owing to the Large number of applicants congressman Chase has decided that this will be the plan As it Wilt give every candidate an equal Chance. Candidates Nius be of Good mora.1 character residents of tale Sencaj Iyanla District physically sound and Between the of 16 to 20. The examination May be taken on the above Date at 9 o Rock either of her Post office at Clearfield or at Bradford those receiving the highest tie contest was Tor county cornus Stanert in Whitfi t. F Hungiville led with 94 followed b we a with 27 in the county the contest was in a stay heme Rebii of Bradford fire chief was nominated treasurer with plurality Ever Daniel Cooper of and e e bout or of Stone Theof nominated for Tariff by a Larse majority. 4 b. F Starski of this place Defeated Leo of port Augany for prothonotary a of two to. One a r att Erski was the re pubic Arrue p leave 20 p arrive p mental wizard at Smethport school or. Haven Clark kirov a u i Wyuta do Man iterated his at 1 15 p u at the High school he Oil uie entertainers at tile legion Tai Nival held litre m time 3priog and possessed a uncut and in adding figures mentally or Clark is capable of adding can nomination for recorder off three rows of nine digits Gai a men tall. The being1 read to him Battly once a while he. Is. Memorizing and adding the figures he Viti answer questions and recite poetry that lie is really a mental Over Thaddeus a Evans of deeds Kane. Hibib bad of Kane won the race Tor District attorney Over c. A. Cathy of port Allegany and 3ohn Melvin of Bradford. H. C Hefner was nominated for d. Silva Cooper and a i. Gallup were nominated for auditors. The ise Monerat county wide Pri Maries resulted As follows. S. Elder for county ill Bard Keenan Tot sheriff Belle Jauer Tor Anna safes for Register of wills. Albert a Griffin District attorney Thomas a. Hungiville and m. A Teater for c6untv commissioners f. A. Bur Dick and Bliss Booth for county auditors. Following is the Smethport vote Rei Coli can for count treasurer Bouton 414 Cooper. 74 26 for Heath 55 12 29 Swan Sou 28 Jones 234 Rhone 16 Mcknall 25 j. Johnston 122 for eroding for recorder of 377 Evans 106 for Register of wills Eastman 2.74 77 Scott 16 ens Stram Iso a Catlin 150 Griffin 127 169 the cause of or. Clark s rare ability is summed up As follows at Kate or. Clark ten years of age he was seriously injured in a shooting Accident. _ an Shotgun Shell entered his Temple destroyed the sight of his right Eye paralysed his left Side destroyed hearing of ills Isle ear pieces a his brain of convalescence followed and although Clatk s left Side developed fully and he was left in a highly nervous condition the Accident seemed to leave Iii with a photostatic Memdry. An thing he fixes in his mind. It at his and. and repeat or describe at will. Even before Young Park been notably Tyrik a Civilik to grasp things presented to pm but when he returned to school Rifle r he recovered teachers soon noticed the usual mental capacity he possessed. Clark graduated from school in 1923 and then entered a Harrisburg business College. It was. In of business subjects that the exceptional men Seffner 317 Allen 132 for county Yerdon Nordstrom so Sullivan 12 Fox 9 Bond .151 Wolfe is hat Penny a -426 Hilliard 23 Abdy Anderson 119 Fluke 25 aug vitors Cooper a 1.s.o Gallup 379 Brennan 225 Tal of qualities bes a to show abnormal development and Clark easily excelled finish in k his course. In be fourth. The Usua time. He is now. 22.year.s of age. One of easiest things Clark does is to repeat a series of big numbers after a glance. At it or Bremory if the numbers Are read to him. He has repeated a list of More than two Hundred digits with out an error. Once a group of figures has been fixed in his. Mind he can you any group of figures within the series can add the series or any portion of it and can give you the in an incredibly Short time. Grades As certified to congressman Chase by the civil service com Mission will be nominated to take the regular Entrance examination later on. S the civil service commission must be notified not later than october 1. Of those who Are going to fake their is request d that All candidates notify con Gressman Chase of their intention fief re that Date. When they will be burnished w eth further information be sure to state whether you intend to take the at Clear greed or. Bradford. Ail communications to Hon j Mitchell Chase House of of representatives washing ton. A c Smisth Ort Girt auth vex Vojir Kkt of try miss. Nani a Kessler Davis her of or and mrs r Kessler. Or of Frest Mam Street arrived in Kew York Clov wednesday Mori Piug on the s. S Paris of the French line. Mass Kessler who has a Beautiful contralto voice spent two months in the study of voice culture at the conservatory this summer and for the past three weeks has been touring Switzerland Belgium and Germany teacher mrs. Willis. She arrived Home today in company her brother Raphael Kessler who went York to meet tier i food Coupe and Dodg loads str Cole Iii unday my m Buck with Alfred 11. Freshmen the local Scholastic loot Alt sea will be inaugurated next Satur Lay afternoon i when the Orange and Slack of Smethport High meets the purple of Alfred University fresh men at on Kane Field. Ordinarily the average High school team would furnish Only practice for a. Ollege freshman team with 14 letter men from last year and plenty of husky Reserve the local team May give the visitors a Surprise the Alfred Frosh Are the he vilest in the history of the University averaging 180 pounds and Are Hanson who letter Man at Syracuse a definite line up has Noi been announced by the local coaching staff but it is probable that capt Scott will be seen a fullback with k Petruzzi and Van Dusen or hunger i the halves. And. at Quarter will be at the Pivot position with Mcdermott Goines or Sullivan at guards Clark and stut Holme at tackles and Newman Stravo or Hungerford at ends of to lava Flasher flex Chi Cut big Kout Are arrested Kane sept 21. Arthur Peter son Wilcox was arraigned fore Justice of the peace Conser at Ridgway monday evening on the charges of illegal fishing. He plead guilty to the charges and was fined Peterson is one of the ten. Boys who were arrested by game Warden we Sec. The testimony it was Learned that Trout ranging from s to is to size had been pulled out of the streams in the Vicinity of Wilcox. _ game Warden Kelly was also present Ai the meeting and stated that Dana mining the streams near Wilcox has been taking place for some time past so tar no evidence has been secured but game Ward in Kelly and Turley Are hard at work on the Case and no doubt the guilty parties Wilt be brought to Justice before very Ion dynamic ing a fishing Stream is a serious offence and a heavy Fise and jail sentence can he Given. Prevent fire week october 9 to 15 the following letter Crom j. W stars Iai Riho Ulii be . Consideration by eve try citizen . Editor -.thy. Of and property by is mtr easing Vear by Jear by reason of the Public s failure to recognized the fact that this in is adding to the already High Cost by commodities and imposed upon every individual. W.6.ethr they be property owners or. Bucu pants so Seri Oas this condition in the. Past few years As a Means of calling attention to wast of wealth a certain specific time has selected to partly Olally. Call Atten Tion to the danger arising from fire and advocating the removal of the Vause. Al Tadjer 9th to i loth Latte being the anal Ersary of the great a fire in 1s71, coming As it does at the beginning of the fait i a when preparations Are being Monica a evening Between 9 and Jade for the for tie Clab of the was held _ monday Little a Sivess the canopus club met _ monday noon september 19, at the grand Central hotel with an attendance of 11 members. The attendance prize won by Hascal Kerry the name1 of f l Holmes was ded to Twig committee gating excessive insurance rates hand committee is making Progress in to. Raise funds or the Smethport Rand having received Many recent donations. 10 a Ciock-vas1 _ Liana wih Oursa was making the turn from the Crosby Road onto i of al. A collision occurred Jet Viveen the Dodge roadster re Ibex and. The Gunni i Cutie Komi use w hich resulted in a on the bourse car. And a. Damaged and. Rabia Tor on car mrs Nourse received an in the heating of Homes has through out Beeri design rated As fire prevention theek when All the people Grill be asked to make inspection of properties and premises and remove All fire menacing to Kean program is As follows 1 10. A. Called to j order a a. By j. F. president of the association. Subject what has the accomplish a d in the past 11 a. Call and election of i a representative fro the department p animal Industry w ill be present and explain the Workings of the new the special amendments to which have been recently added. Tours very truly j. W. Morgan fire Marshall. Of thanks i hereby thanks to the voters. For the splendid vote received in and John b. Eastman and Register of wills the. Kind of girl for a Youins Man to marry is the one who is always smiling Good natured As a candidate for office. Do. Ost baser to Hal ill examinations or. W. A. Win Bella the regular Heath Miami nations next week in nearby schools ably St Arttns Norwich town ship. These examinations included nose and Throat and Are a very important adjuncts to the welfare of the pupils. I Fajr handicapped by poof eyes have been by these examinations and enabled to con Tinus with their studies is Jetport sink Wixs Over it. Favett Liast so meat in the baseball game played Sun Day East Smith Smethport. Won with a score b. 15 to 6 Over Jewett team Taylor Studholm Vej. 14-year-old Soo a. Studholme president of Orange Bank had one of his ribs broken last saturday afternoon while payt no with other lads. The. In Jory is Sot a serious one. Two cars figure is at ror Xiv Home two cars figured in a bad Colli Sion on Marvin Creek Highway last thursday a. Result both cars nere badly damaged but the Drivers luckily the one a Nash Sedan was driven by m. B Payne of of City the other a Ford was driven by de Taylor of it. the Taylor car was ahead proceeding toward Smethport at the v county Home or Taylor went to turn a when the collision occurred. The Ford was badly damaged and the Nash was taken to the Smethport garage Lor repairs. Weiser despondent prison term attempts suicide Herbert Welser tie important witness in the robbery of the me a Lutfe meat Market in Bradford Tor whom county detective Allison took a aeroplane flight to Harria Burg and Albany to secure extradition papers and utter teeing secured and. Plated in the county jail escaped by climbing up like Chimney and making ills Wax Over the roof to 3 waiting Avito and Freedom for a time in Arizona Atter Bennf brought Back to the Jah last wednesday and arraigned before judge Bouton tilth today attempted to take his site by hanging using a Belt strap on a Cross bar Kab cell. Being sentenced to Neft less than two years or More than four for jail breaking and dismayed at the Long prison term confronting him caused him to attempt this act before doing this he wrote tetters to his and to his sweetheart Mildred Marsh who had aided him in his attempt to escape. He also confided his plans to a pal who in order to save his told the Warden so his p ans were frustrated he later told Allison in defense of his act. That he believed he would take the easiest Vraj out of it. Friday Morni Ujco in of a Banff l w Sarton and s Hub Bard he left the jail to take tha to Pittsburgh to re enter the Western Penitentiary where a will serve sentence made longer by his recent unsuccessful attempt to escape mrs Marlon Lewis in Buffalo Short illness Haritou Young so of Buffalo n. Y., passed away or Lav exp nine september ii at a of Fatalo Hospia she had been til for Thileen ii Covvin a position there past and hid Only at the Hospital a Short time Marlon Youns Lewis was the mrs. Will Young of this place. She was born february 19, is 97 in Smethport Ana lived Here until she was a she grand ated from the Smethport High school with the f.tai6. And later took a Busi in she. Held she four years ago Lewis of Buffalo mrs. Lewis was in Ell know vhf and liked Here being a Young woman of. Fine character and she will be greatly missed by All who knew her she was by episcopal Church. By her Hus lament i ewes her Mother mrs. Jane , three Sisters mra Leria and Edith and Ella Young of Bubalo three Gard Yoang of Montauk Herman Younk Falo and Benjamin Young of. Tiago Cal. Pun Jerat services were Day pattern bin at 2 of clock at. The residence. Or. Jessup Rector of Buffalo flt coating. Lit cemetery Forest Trees or mean county Are Ero Sving county planted tree s last Spring. Although weather Tor growing Ordinary farm crops predominated this year the farm Woodland Anil the was Tat areas planted to Forest Trees grew splendidly. An. Inspection of _ lha Jit Keia. Hear. Hazelhurst on Prider by Boss for specialist Murphy for o in state collate and several others disclosed some interesting results. White and red Pines planted in the Spring of ave nearly All they Are still Small As Pines always Are two Jears after planting but they Are begin Iii to Talke hold growth this year ranged from a few inches to As much As a foot making the Ettla seedlings front six inches to two feet tall. N est year a mrs thumb in jerks v to. Hin Siphie had. The on. Her left hand injured when the door of-.rev.1 p. J. Donahue s car was accidentally closed card party the a d a Wilt hold a care party wednesday october a at s he Zabeli Church Hall admission 50c. Age growth can be. d i the Mckean county planting made on. A piece of. Forest land Cut Over Tor chemical Wood. Hard Yob sprout growth and Briers Are be ginning to grow profusely in or Der that the Pines Mav continue of grow of. The sprout. Growth and Briers should be made next june to allow the Little Pines sufficient Sun Tittl to make Normal growth one More cutting about a year or two later win also hate to be Atter that the1 Pine will be. High enough. To. Dominate the sprout growth. Grass and growth do not Injurer Evergreen seedlings sprout growth and Briers when they the e Trees must. Cut if the Plantation is expected to planting in heavy Shade with Pines is useless As the Mast have sunlight. A Good Start has been made in the county to Pat the waste areas Hack Ittel their Best a Trees. Six important planting demonstrations have established about the county. One Woodland on farm r. A Gates near to Lafayette thas breached a height of. 15-feet in 10 years or. Gates is so years old and is up in. His Young Trees Tor planting waste areas the farm obtained from state either directly by through of mini. Sent they Cost to s2.50 per thousand Trees. This number will set. Out an acre. 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