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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 8, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Volume Xiv Elsmo Juat co., inc. Smethport pa., thursday april 8th, 1920. Tel isl pi3u Yisak in a Vance 15. Fires lighted at Glass Plant. Firey wore lighted Tuler the of the Smethport window Hiss tory kist week the fuel need being produced entirely by the now bum producers which were placed in opera Tion thursday Natl in future this big Industry will entirely Independent of local fuel conditions. It is expected that Tho factory will Start blow ing operations on or about the 10th and every tiling Points to a Long and Busy season. The producers which were installed together with alterations to the blow ing link which Cut Down the amount of fuel Fon nerdy required for heating under the direction of or. J. O. Jen sen of Geneva one of the Foremost experts of the country. The contrivances produce cubic of every 24 hours it a Cost approximately the Home As Nat Uisu Gas iat 30c per thousand feet. To produce this Supply Between 20 and 25 tons of Coal Are consumed per Duy. The Coal by Means of elevators convey Ora is stoked automatically. Requiring a minimum of labor in Ling from the time it is taken from the cars. They Are simplicity itself. In spite of the fact none of the Crew Hart previously seen producers in operation there a a not been a hitch since the Start and the machines Are perfectly. The local factory which has Beer practically rebuilt during the past two contains every factory convenience is splendidly lighted and ventilated and is said to one of the finest and Best equipped plants in the United states. Raise in subscription rates. With the prices of everything connected with issuing a news paper soaring to Puhi Bitio Heights and a general famine of newsprint paper threatened the the Democrat is compelled to and Vance subscription rates from pc of to per year effective june 1st, to in. A measure keep Pace with present conditions. This 50c Advance will not cover the Advance in materials but will enable us to exist until conditions adjust themselves some where near Normal again. Until june Ift present kubs Ribers or those contemplating subscribing will Given a Chance to Advance their subscriptions As far amid they see fit at the present rate. Do not fail to take and Vanlinge of this Opportunity. It is the intention to keep build ing the Democrat by the addition of new features so it will Well Worth the Price and then some. Starting june 1st the Price of extra copies of the Democrat win so each and for copies mailed out of town Loc each. Urge improved Road to Olean. Okan. April of Eldred ind Indian Creek in Pennsylvania Ami of. Thia City Are arranging a con Ference in which plans will made toward action for an improved High Way from Eldred by Way of Indian Creek to Olean. Committees representing Tho three cities will meet in Olean Tho latter Iriart of Tho week plan to take up i proposition with n new York and Pennsylvania Legislatures. The proposed. Improved Road will connect two state highways the Penn Sylvania one at Eldred and the new York one at olefin. If built towns of Northern Pennsylvania along the state Highway will have improved roads to new York City. Of the proposed Road new York state will find it necessary to build Only u Short strip from Poi Vilie to the state line. There is now a stretch of improved Road Between this City and Portville. Receives copy of citation. J. D. Hogarth clerk at the District state Highway lieutenant of artillery with the 1st u. S. Army division in prance Kas received jux copy of an official citation of his com manding general for heroism under fire during the Meuse Argonne Offen Sive. Or. Hogarth has modestly kept the facts of jigs exploits to himself and learner of receiving the citation the copy of which arrived last week. When ask will play Ball. Smethport association formed Friday night. At a Well attended and enthusiastic meeting of Smethport baseball fans held at the Hose House last Friday plans were perfected for a team to present Smethport this season. The meeting was called to order at o clock. R. K. Knapp presided As chairman and Hussell As Sec Reti iry. H. Al. Tull explained the purpose of the meeting1 to organize a permanent organization to maintain a base Ball team. Moved by Studholm seconded by. G. Potter that organization formed to known As the Smethport base rail association with a membership fee of carried. It will the purpose of the organisation to provide financial backing for a fast team to probably Kane Field and to maintain a permanent base Ball organization. It wiil now up to Mckean county to connect up Tho Bradford Highway Job from Farmers Valley to the end of the Eldred Job at the latter place. Harrisburg april b. Col Gan of Dunkirk. N. Y., was today awarded the contract to construct the Road Between Eldred and Larrabee resigns As chairman w. S. S. 11. J. Lii i of Yanul Sporl who during the past year has been chairman of Mckenn county for the Sale of w. K. S. Has tendered jigs resignation to become effective. May Idle. During administration or. Kice brought county to the front Wlk in it Ilsi led the state and in january led the entire nation in the Sale of cer silicates. Lie Lias organized the schools of the county for the Thrift movement and has put the entire cd Only on a 100 per cent basis lie has been asked to reconsider his resignation and it will generally hoped that will Able to see his Way Clear to do so. Community mausoleum Well known Ridge Way inventor and contractor has a splendid proposition. Edvarda of Ridgeway it Well known inventor and contractor of the system of Community mausoleum was Iti cynic Luport monday Lor the purpose of interesting Smethport residents in i Community mausoleum. Much interest is being exhibited in the project and to is entirely a possible that Trio plan will adopted Here and it should As the. Project is a splendid a disquieting Pennsy Rumor. A Railroad Rumor to inc effect hint to i. K. K. Is contemplating lip Anil if Teri on passenger trains on the Ierino it Bench for Many years us Hie and trains in Oai Iscil Snitch porn chide is to .1 and doing. Arc reputed to lie splendid lying trains and no can us knew for the move. Taking off this or Vlco would Lio keenly loll All along in Hue. Another contemplated change of rain schedule would More Benell Al to Sinet Luport. Thin change will roves for Hie View of thu Short run Smethport to Garabeo running trough to Clermont at Atlon 1 in that town instead of East Smith Ort. The will continue to Mako Samo connections it Jai Rabec. And y running through to Clermont would Ivo residents of Crosby Colgrove and splendid train facilities to the county seat. already erected a firemen s banquet and Bali. it Ganhong it nonchalantly in a eighteen members enrolled at the formed the writer that it was Noth find it Dave made of cure at least 150 citizens As members. Following Are the members r. K. Knapp Russell Liin Tasley Howard Den Ning Winfield Stark or. A. R. Liver a More h. .5. Potter Thos. Clark h. E. To is held next thursday a big event. The next big social event will the annual firemen s uniform banquet and Ball the first held since 1917, when most of the members entered the army will held next thursday evening april 15. Tho banquet limited to Mem Bers Only will held at the m. E. Church basement and will served under the direction of mrs. J. A. Una Holm the local caterer. The Ball will held Al the lyceum the use of which with the services of the or , by Jas. Quirk. The Home guards. however his commanding officer Lias a much appreciation of his sen ice. Bucktail minstrels to night this thursday evening the minstrels will hold the boards at the Smethport lyceum for the Bent fit of a studholme nay t h Morrison. Paul Denn Chas . Cooper Bucko ii Post american legion. This a Narinn Hull. Guy Mccoy. Thos. Pur promises to the event of the Thea j l Morrison. Tricol reason. At noon to by the minstrel com Pany with its . Will give the usual Street Parade. The company which numbers a Hanif Hundred a two hour program of High class vocal music funny com Edy Anil Clever dancing numbers. In the election of the follow Hijra were chosen for the ensuing a per. T. To. Pur lie. N tin it. Mccoy. Chair appointed a committee com posed of ,1. 1 Morrison. Is. C Potter in the arc such Well known sex h of ,.e pm of porn its Burnt corked Koutun. Lull i to by. To . Mitchell Doc. Liverwort. Ross Knapp i at a to by held week the organization will maintained in Smethport. At a. Meeting of the Home of guards recently u. Communication was read from the county commissioners mating thai members could Purchase their uniforms and equipment for Titis n number pledged lems fives to do. And it was decided to maintain the charter and continue the organization. The of the guards at Tae i Tartu Tho armistice w to signed so a number of of so Rajoo men Are inter just d in the organisation and if is exit a cd that it will soon in a flour Ishing condition. The possesses to rifles net a Aci i n when and to i nurses association in. March 31. Mrs. T. C. Carns of Iva Ford was Elf cod of the ninth District. Pennsylvania nurses association Here . Miss Mary Din i of elected vice president and miss m in into a stud in Tho Mooi of. N Ifo of t Readl i to of Tho army Rii and would like to will Large chorus. The orchestra under Tho direction of s. A. Burdick. adjourn to k. A. Stih Holme is Tho Crkon plication j to the Host. Nit Fht. Of Tomco and dignity As interlocutor. April at o clock in the Olio Siu a acts As the a nor is particularly dies1 sextet Tho Mitchells. The duo it a Iro Kour m ii tul i is and f of j jr., the Sii Spory will provide a a Superior of . Those who Havn not yet purchased Cue had Best Flo so at Thoro is Tomic to by a Rush. Adults Trie and Movil by slush name the Mckeesport Gas Field. Gown a Gas Grary Accord a quirk new Grange Sank chosen set try. Miss to Man was old a of run tie Rio in of i . Tho info tips Woro held at the Sam Asol Stant cashier. Nic from join of in non included the a. Elmer quirk who fora num Boi t m i Parot and Marie children Iho. The the Hall will to Clr if a i Danfy to held for which t very on o should pre pare to St in. Five barrel Welt. Secured by Hon. J. W. Bonton on the Campbell farm. Rrth to Smethport Man visits Field. In Frt a John son role color of Pill Bursch Pont Mas r at his h inc in Smol port inform increase of the of a rodent visit made to Mckee sport flu Tho. Popu _ j tiie Nuj assist nil it the fringe i Ink. Lonn c Arlson try to no of it a Al a i 1 risk in i a. Or. Quirk Miti the of his of k in Uley. H. Is a Popynia Moltu Young Man no will to the bunk. Patrick c. Doyle a trick c. Siil Ciu ii ind tiny dead. 7 i pc i Wool growers association. A filers elected at a meeting held in Eldred last week. A meeting of Tho recently elected Ioard of directors of the my Ocean county woo held in growers association Eldred last week at Volch the following officers were elect d for the ensuing year president r. Ventrees. Port Al Crany. Vice w. U mix . Secy. And treas. V. S. Grossman Smethport. The Secretary reported that 117 ibs of Wool twine had been purchased ant Llis posed of find Itiat 100 ibs. Addi Lonu lad been ordered. Enough rape seed has been purchased to Plant 11 acres of rape to fatten lambs upon. Bucktail Post will go after claims for wounded soldiers. At Tho april meeting of Buelt Tail j Osl american legion held at the Tiloso Parlours Mon Day night it was brought to Tho attention of the Post that a num Ber of wounded service Nen of this District have been practically Cut off from compensation under Tho War risk insurance. As Many of those boys arc in repack talc for a Enumerative occupations tin cutting Down of their government benefits has been a serious hardship to them. The Post members were justly aroused at the facts of Tho Case and a committee consisting of or. W. A. Ostrander or. Robt. Hamilton and a o. Potter was take necessary Meas ures to obtain for these physically handicapped soldiers the pension to which they just by entitled. May build fire engine House. Accepts clerkship at Post office. Miss Elsie Sherer formerly a valued member of the clerical staff of the 13oy3 .mu2fazjna Una a. Posi Tion As clerk at Tho Smith part Post Oftle. Miss Sherer entered upon the discharge of her new duties monday. Cupids lose two. One to it. Jewett and last thurs Day night to Eldrett. The basketball game Between the Street commissioner s salary raised meeting of Council. Holmes Golf Ollun live offered a strip of land near the Dike on water Street for Tho erection of a Hull Ding to House the fire engine in where the engine would to in place at All times for in a Tan Tan you a service in Case of fire in the business Section. cil has received Tho proposition favor ably and action will taken to erect such a Structure. Thea would by a sol ution of the vex ng1 problem of keep ing Iho engine ready for Ubo at All times. The following members wore present at the april meeting of the Borough. Council monday night Colgrove Hackett Idun Geroid Hopper Lind Lola. The March budget of Bills were and ordered paid. Moved by Hackett by Hungerford that Chaa. Proven Vii granted permission to Movo his gasp line tank and pump from present location to Tho Corner of main and Al streets. Carried. Peso Sutlon 465, that a Jevy to 10 Hills general and Milla .paving1, same As inst year was introduced. Adopted. Moved ii Hackett seconded by Lindholm that Borough arrange with of sol Hallie Walker to Mako out duplicate. Carried. Seconded by police notify moved by Hackett Hopper that chief of cupids and the Kreel Putans at Tho in at thu Wclay nil Jet Ivas the Best game of the present oven iho1 in the end Smethport was or Buocz t d out. By a narrow margin. It was no Man s game from Start to finish. Of ice Kii Knitig a substantial Lead Over the visitors in Tho first half the locals if of will carried. id Light in the second Hilf and t most by Hackett seconded by the spartans in gaining a Secretary write Kun cad which they to the j Shejna Railroad and ask to final who Tkv Al nil score was in Der of Way it Irnel port laundry to take Steps to Bate smoke nuisance. Carried. The resignation of Street commissioner Ullstrom was received. Moved by seconded by Silacki to. That or. Hamstrom offer Erl j100 per month from flt of april to 31. Kast j Greet t to prevent water backing talk ran against n real hut through. Carried poise in it. Jet to in Wenc Sony i Fovell by Havekott. Seconded by of Lasi week in Tho form of the Hopper that president appoint a com . It wot t All St irs an organisation i i t too to water fit tuition Vidot tally out to make Good and Tai Oret Tion of a flip engine House their in rfcs. The final score was Nea r a tier. Aiti Orf. To. If 1n the All still s1 favor. A Nonini ittes Hopper Hook Cut fun a great newspaper. The is of the Rombom to f on knt a prise the venture of la ii in Ford. I for a great Navy. To failure of the United states a Pisalt treaty. Secretory of the has disk. The sets i of Tho in this kit Tif of live. N of Kijoo. With Ond Iris health Orr of a. If or Rin a Inch i Osulli it in the f net lire Ono in i in a in building program would Tho 17. K Navy Sce Rono null ont Tho Secretary was tic in stating t i la t us c i a Force was no of Fusary. did not to a Naff that Injian was one 6f the chief of prepared has lit finlly gone made Novoj i so lion voted to increase Tho of ten Rhos in the Ion. In Spile of the fart that 17 ppr cont visor a. J. Hyatt last Wook "1o is in Morf i completed the now no. 3 Well for Hon. Up n mis in Section and Pov to. W. Bonton on the Campoll form on Ern ment and state geologists have pre Iirvin Arctic. Near rms port. The that it cannot possibly last now Well started off with a production to years it the most of five barrels 5t Oil daily. This is i right the swarm Are one of the Wells secured in this either operating or oct Lizins ant the Section in recent years. Contractor ire pm Mink in town lot wanted for. To of will president Wilson appears to to the . A i Listini who to was 1c years in i Ort in Tho Pilliod who age. Tie followed Tho Pennsylvania the Backbone to handle the vex in from tin Kiriy t it j ing turkish problem without kid Glov Holo and was one of Tho i fire at Salamanca. I of. To his Noto of last week made loading figures in journalism in this tire to St. It Plain that the unspeakable turks prion of the Stair m try s a Piscopio Church and rectory must Drivon out of i Ropo some at Salamanca Friday. Thing that All nations Demirc. But none nor in town lot feb itt hns operations on Aneth a pets to the of their Parish or Well for Juipe Ron ton on Liis Exten Siver reek lease. Bazaar. For men. Women and children. At enjoyable cantata. The on Ninta easter Render j have dared take the initiative in. Bills. Or. Johnson pays the Field is Al i Oady revered by of Der Ririka and Thor my is not yet. For Sale. I for liar hip. Pure White rummage Sale. At is. Luke s Parish Louiie Satin newsy paper the Democrat. Guild will wait upon House. Saturday. By Tho children of the m. Sunday april 10. From to m. Heau fins Tor sting any night haul fancy work. Aprons croat Meess. Tho Chen i chiefs. Fee Cream and Home made to Tho Dout a. Candy. The ladies of St. Christopher s mrs. U want who was assisted by mrs. Also n few hens with Day Pomona Grange was a leghorn flocks headed by Enck the annual Meether of Pomona a Ned from Kerris. Fertility Grange held in port a Lodany yester much Praise is duo to guaranteed. Per 15, Post paid Day Tho program of

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