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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 5, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania
Mckean county s Ghat St week la news pal Eil the news for the Lleni Lern champions but Utie of kum1t. Mckean Democrat the or Mourot Corr Len j Cir it tvs Raul do ii ice in per into More Kom in Hect port and Ruml Counis than arc run flu d by any. Other Minifay to Veckly. I Cfaft t Tulve by Orough Council granted permits to Cnaric of arrangements consists of e. The Smethport garage company to 0 Lindholm Earl Lyman construct new Brick buildings on lain Street. The committee in charge of the fire engine House project is waiting for suitable weather before beginning work on this addition to Smethport s splendid fire fighting facilities. Steady growth of business was re ported in the electric department an increase of ten customers being announced bringing the total of users of juice up to 115. Parcel Post deliveries. Owing to reductions of the National postal budget of april May and june Postoff Ces have been forced to curtail their working forces to such an extent that it is with difficulty that Par cel Post deliveries Are being made and in surrounding towns the entire postal delivery system has been impaired. The Smethport Post once has struggled through the present situation splendidly so far. Baseball meeting and Russell Lindsley. Pertained by the local masons Between j Anderson suffered the fracture of a the hours of nine and twelve and guests were delighted with the cordial reception tendered them and everyone was impressed with the Beauty of the building it she and with its decoration local construction concern secures contract bids were opened by the stale High t a i l Usu Way department tuesday at hams a Burg on 28 Road projects in the state. All were of the secondary system save one and the Smethport construction co. And w. co., secured attractive jobs. The secondary Road specifications Are somewhat different in that they Are but is feet and Only Hove a 6 Inch Center thickness thereby cheapening construction Cost arid give More Miles per Dollar invested. The two local companies figured prominently in the bidding. The w. Pc. Guncheon co. Was awarded a con tract in York county and the Smith port construction co. Was Low bidder on 4 1-4 Miles at Toni Seville a. Of Cut Palms a lao concert. Plants and cards and dancing with music by Sidney Bur Dick furnished ample amusement for Tany of Smethport s Young people were there As guests and Sev eral out of town members of the Lodge were present. Each lady received a Carnation and All of the fair a grate trip passengers on Tho morning Kush iia by. Train from Backus tuesday morning shared the train Crew s grief sex were imn dressed by the utmost Courtesy of their hosts. A Buffet lunch prepared and served by mrs. J. A. Sundholm was served. Near East drive the local drive for the near Kasl will take place the latter part of the month. The general committee mrs. R. Kesslerjr. Mrs. John for rest. Mrs. J. Clayton1 Backus miss Carrie a. Day and Hev. W. E. Van Dyke. The working plan will on Lirely prevent any duplication in soliciting As the work will be personal and each solicitor will have a definite number no organizations will be ask organization Finger of one of his hands. Rounsville was placed in an Automo bile and rushed to his Home on ithe Hoin Lem farm on the a Nellcy Road and Whei o or. Burg Chad Wick of this Bor Ough attended it was necessary for Tho physician to amp ate Tho Arm Between the wrist and Elbow. The patient passed through he ordeal in splendid form and late reports arc to Tho effect that he is recovering from his serious injury in satisfactory manner. Or. Rounsville has a wife and two children. To has Many friends who regret deeply to learn of Hia serious physical misfortune. That runs Volle and Anderson escaped being mown to atoms by the of Ploskon of try Nalle Caps is sue to a Lucky whim of the explosive which ctr led the main Force of the concussion away from them. 4 mine car loaded with a Quantity of dynamite the men wer going to use had been left some distance Hack in the mine and was not Sot off by the blast. De to contribute As when they Learned that in the during the Corive. Last year Smith baseball topics Are Mckean Cameron and Potter Smethport counties for the Studebaker cars and i Tea some time past the tremendous business of the company has been hampered by Lack of room at their water Street Plant. The tile and steel garage building of Tho company on water Street will probably be sold if present negotiations Are concluded or will he retained by the company As an auxiliary to their new main Street establishment the now main Street Plant will be Ono of finest garages and Auto Mobil i Sale establishments to be found in Tho country. Officers of the Smethport garage company Are j. C. Backus president f. Ii. Hungiville vice president and sales manager w. H. Gallup treas. Ray Day manager. Beautiful Park for East Smethport last week the members of the enterprising Bast Smethport civic improvement society set out forty perfectly matched Maple saplings on Community grounds Between the ath Letic Field and the Road Lea dirty to Tho fair grounds. The Trees were set out in four rows end Are feet apart creat ing a Park for picnic and playground purposes and other outdoor gatherings which will be a Beauty spot As time perfected. All interested persons urged to be present. Play Ball. Are i repairs in the Kush Equa venerable machine or Wisby Hermit bad turned Reese Jenkins 62 years big level Hermit received terrible Burns on his hands and Hack about 9 o clock wednesday night of last week when his clothing became ignited from the names of an improvised Gas stove at his lonely Cabin near Ormsby. Jenkins an old timer of the Penn Sylvania Oil Fields who lives alone in a shanty about two Miles from orms by retired about eight o clock on the night of the Accident and due to the functioning i Peculiar game Case settled aul Llly again for the five o clock trip i considerable Imprest been a to the top o Tho world. I used throughout the state because of the publicity Given by dec vial iced added impetus newspapers to the rates of Joseph for Good roads cold am Jonn Mccartney of d. Burns was i Sloe in Center county for the illegal killing of a Deer. Travelling game protector l. K. Hogarth Smethport brought the prosecution for the slate game commission. The cases were tried before Justice Woodring of Bellefonte and the parties convicted. Many changes made in game code in. House liar Olsburg. March new Cianti code which was to come up for final passage in the House of representatives this week was subjected to numerous amendments in the series of hearings in Tiu House game commit tee which preceded its appearance on i the House Calendar. Among the discussed Amend ments to the code no Prog anally drawn Wero the re ducting of the. License Feo from to 11.10, the stipulation that does could be killed under certain circumstances and the provision betting is do for specified purposes portions of Tho funds of in o game commission. Whon the Bill was originally drafted by the game commission with the advice of sportsmen and sportsmen s organizations the fee for resident Hunter s licenses was increased to in order to pay for Tho mounting expenses of game Protection and propagation in Pennsylvania. In committee this was amended to and the in crease of 10 cents was counterbalanced by another amendment which said the game commission must for us own printing which had previously been paid for by the state. In order to relieve conditions in some sections where female Deer have become so numerous As to cause farm ers and fruit grower serious damage the code was amended to authorize the game commission to declare a county or township open season for Tho kill ing of female Deer for at will be moral no. I candidate for Nunly treasurer. And everybody knows he is a Ter. I have idea he will make a great run. So crier. H. ,1. Lemon of port april Lith at the Parish r. A work and Candy will lip on Anlo at sandwiches Roffey cake and i ice Cream will evening. Lorms. Inquire of Bussio k. Curtis. Phone saw Porr . Adv hit served dlr him pole for fool pole splendidly suited for radio Pur the Democrat six Mon Ftp Posos. We. Whelan. Pa., phone i cd moving from the crimps Hmil on main j a i Jim i a during Trio Street into their newly a Ornul eted Yoars. Sin a that Upsi i Homo on water so rope. Or. And mrs. R Slin Lurk i Milf of Lynx cell Arp moving into Thi in fru no mrs. Go dip hic is enjoying vote nto Thi in h nowt Woll Cirni d Rost after her of it Fifiel . Homo on Wisl Antn Slippy. Whirl is labors in i missionary in Edh Indi i adv practically comply old. During Hie nest eventful years. Sewing machine in be Tion. Phone sep Luport. Or and Wilson Young lad dislocated Arm Arnost Thompson. A ten year old lad who has been visit Nir his join lilo . Jing family of Nomo Prat raiders. By Good Pond aunt. Miss Mckendrick of Hank adv of Street fell sunday evening and Dislo a Ted his right Arm Elbow. Or. Liuro Chadwick attended the injured Mil
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