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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 14, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. Democrat Ruul lining 8o., inc. Russeli. Liinus Syryi edit Oil Smethport pa., thursday april 14, 1927. Terms-42.00 per year. No. 15 in local jail dek1ehted austrian took icy plunge visit Styrman farm a mystery Man is confined to the Mckeon county jail Smethport hav ing been lodged in the prison last Fri Day by county detective Jack Allison. The stranger who is a maniac was captured at the Bela Ferman farm to tween Smethport and Farmers Valley last Friday afternoon after he had Given that family a real scare. It is believed that the unfortunate Man Ai. Austrian had been working at one of the Woods Camps in this Section 1. Efforts of the local authorities to i to Blush this fact have so far been with out Avail. Or. Allison believes the Man s name is Emil polic from what the county detective who can speak austrian has been Able to gather from court term Brief sentences Long the term of Mckean county civil court which convened at the court House Smethport monday wit i judge j. To. Bouton presiding was of Short duration jurors being discharged that afternoon after Moat of the costs on the docket were settled or continued. The cose around which most interest entered was that of or. Crosby mrs Crosby Jane Crosby and miss Baum Garten of Bradford against Tho Krie Railroad. They brought suit for As Tho result of an Accident at Hogan f crossing in 1923. Driving from Brad Ford and bound for Carrot on the paused at the crossing to allow Beer buy Huri Iff shot Blind state came protector curl Benson As called to Tidlow sunday after noon to take charge of a 3-year Buck Deer which had received a broken Back lion hit by a on the High Way Between i hat town and wet Orr saturday night. The wounded Deer was discovered other motorists sunday in o swamp near the Roosevelt Highway. The Ani Mal was rescued and when it became apparent that it was beyond help or Benson was summoned. The local occupants of burning House Savery Doc residence of Arthur tole8 destroyed Early saturday official promptly ended the sufferings a revolver and brought the carcass to the sicken county poor farm this Borough monday to provide meat for the inmates. Or. Benson again emphasizes the fact that no penalty is attached to a Motorist hitting a Deer on the High ways but that the Man who does so should end the animal s sufferings if u is badly mutilated and then report the incident to the nearest Wailen. Tho maniac s ravings. The prisoner freight train to pass and when the Ca is Between 40 and 50 years of age. Was started it was struck by another the unfortunate Man before coming train going in the opposite direction i to the Ferman farm had plunged into is claimed. The Case was continued the Creek near the farm under the j owing to the physical condition of hallucination that he was being Pur mrs. Crosby. Sued. He in Riveri at the farmhouse at monday s session Walter bunco drenched to the skin and a half Frozen j of Bradford pleaded guilty to a charge condition. Entering the House he of having broken into a garage locked the door and the members the family soon became aware and the fact that the Man was demented when he behold his image in a Mirror on Hie Wall and Tore it Down. A Call sent to the county authorities in this Borough and county detective Allison made a Quick run to the scone. Experiencing no difficulty in the Man and bringing him to jail. Folic will be committed to an Asylum As Soo h As. Necessary arrangements made. Will be con orians guests the special meeting of the Smith port canopus club to consider action in the matter of the local club affiliating with the International rotary organization is to be held at the american legion club rooms in the lyceum next monday evening at o clock. A delegation of six members of the rotary club of Bradford will he guests at this meeting which will be in interesting one. A banquet will be served by the american legion ladles auxiliary a fact which will insure its excellence. An interesting program is being arranged and at the conclusion of the meeting the assemblage will attend the easter Ball at Tho lyceum. Taking a Quantity of gasoline and was sentenced to from 8 to .16 months in the Allegheny workhouse Pitts Burgh. Sentenced for contempt of court ceo. Fitz Iua a Farmer residing near Kane was brought Befort the court to answer a charge of contempt in having disregarded an order of the local court he should not interfere with employees of the Pennsylvania Gas com Pany in performance of their duties on his lands. Fitzulla. It is alleged kept soft of so t g t Bheer to serve Days in the. Local jail. Forest fires keep Tower men Alert a reminder that the of Forest fire menace is again at hand came saturday afternoon state Forest awake Ned by the Barking of a faithful Little pet dog mrs. Arthur Tolub and her Small Gran daughter escaped in the Nick of time from a fire which destroyed the family residence next to the East Smethport shoo House about o clock last saturday morning. The fire which started upstairs presumably from an Over treated Chim Ney was first discovered by Howard Burdock who was entering the Borough in his automobile and who from thu dug Road on East main St Root saw Lames leap from Tho roof of the residence nearly a mile Distant across the Flats. With All Speed the Young Man drove to the scene to Awn Ken the occupants but found Tolea and the Little girl were Jnet ready to leave the thanks to Tho pet will bums week begins with Ono of the most interesting and important of the entertainments an Kasler monday Ball. On monday night april 18th, the easter Danco will to hold Uio legion lyceum by the Amor lean ladles auxiliary for the Benefit of the Thoo Tor fund of Bucktail Post the com Matteo in charge includes my. W. A. Patron Der mrs. Edwin Tjin Holm mrs. Hussell Hungerford miss Mayto Connolly. Sirs. J. A. Lam Holm is chairman of Tho Rof Reph ment committee. The list of patrons and Patr Nesses includes mrs. Eugenia to Lamlin mrs. Ada t. A Chung or. And mra. O. A Lamlin or. And mrs. S. L. Pry. Or and mrs. B. Bui Dick or. And mrs r. K. Kossler jr., or. And mrs. Robert Digel and mid. O. W. Mitchell or. And mrs. H. 1 1. Red Field or. Am mra. J. J. Allison. Or. And mrs. Of. H Gallup or. And mrs. Holmes or and mrs. T. Camp or. My mrs l. K. Hogarth of Tholf recruited a Crew of dog s War nine. A fireman at or. Tolls employed the formers voiles fire Warden place hastily fire fighters in this Borough to Check a had Ore which started on the Hill opposite the Edwards farm on the Marvin Creek Road. By dint of Good work the fire was extinguished in a Short time without any damage being caused. At Tho present time watchers in the High Forest fire observation towers on Prospect overlooking Smethport on the High Ridge near Tifano. And at Oil refinery was absent the time being on the night is. 1ft at the refinery an alarm was immediately turned in und the fire department trucks made the Long run to the Blaze in record breaking time. The building was beyond saving being completely destroyed together with All its contents. The loss to the Toles family was Over Only partly covered by insurance. The motor pumper was placed in operation at a. Brook near the burning residence and firemen played streams on the flames to keep them from communicating to adjoining property. Prop. S. H. Ga1ge will be memorial Day orator Bucktail Post american legion hag engaged s. H. Gaige a. M., superintendent of the training depart Mihili near keeping constant Vigil to spot fires in their inti Clericy Over the vast Forest Region these towers command. The Millers clip pa., state Norma school As speaker for the of Sei Vanc of memorial Day in Smethport. Or. Miller is recommended As an orator of marked ability. Firemen have an electro la at a meeting of the Smethport fire department held last thursday Naglit Bers voted to Purchase a new merger of local milk routes May 1 w. W. Barnum proprietor of the Mckean county Creamery this Bor Ough has purchased the local milk routes of Joseph and of ii. P. Schmidel and the big milk distributing Agency thus formed will be operated in conjunction with his Creamery business after May 1st. Or. Barnum is making a Complete installation of milk bottling and Terri zing machinery and will be pre pared to guarantee the Quality and sanitary condition of his product. Three More cases of Scarlet fever two More eases of Fawvor were reported to the local of health the latter part of last week and the Homes placed under . The victims of the malady Are mrs. Otter wife of District attorney r. G. Potter of Green Street and Richard he 9-year-old son of or. And mrs. Urban Fay also of Green Street. Both patients Are recovering in a satisfactory manner. Tho three cases previously reported. Miss Ruth Mccarthy Tencher of the 4th Grade in the Borough schools of 75ast Maln Street Billle Youngf son of or. And mrs. William Pierani of Franklin Street and Arthur Axelson of Bank Street Are All convalescent. Since the above was written an added on-90 of Scarlet fever has been reported the victim being Richard Young son of or. And mrs. Leo Iler zog of Mechanic Street. Victor Kleo Trola. For which funds were recently donated by private subscriptions from the s. A. Burdick Agency. The new machine a Beautiful Inatsu Kievit which not Only adds greatly to the aug oct Venns of taif club rooms and is a real source of enjoyment for the members has been installed. The to magnificent instrument Cost . Or. Burdick donated a Large Library of late Ortho phom c rec ords to the department. New dance floor dedication the i. Of u. F. Lodge will dedicate its new dance floor with a Ball for Odd Fellows and families Friday april 22. A. J. Gilfillan setting out Trees on preserve a. J. Cri Fillan local manufacturer who owns a Lurre Hunting preserve it the head of Irish hollow on which he maintains a Beautiful Hunting Lodge in engaged in setting out 3.000 Young Trees obtained from state Nur series on his lands. The seedlings Are White Pine and Spruce. Speed maniac badly injured local lady demolished new Auto of . Backus show fugitive j. C. Backus local investor and manufacturer and mrs. Backus were Hadly Hurt having narrow escapes from death and their new Little mar Mon Sedan. In which they were re turning Home from n trip to glean was wrecked beyond repair when hit by a Speed Demon at the brow at hol Noeln Hill on the Highway at nearby Farmers Volley about o clock sunday evening. The reckless Driver was to. J. Evenite 35, of Warren manager of Roy. Jeff ords it Jewett Boxer. His ear was a Hudson touring which was also nearly demolished. Jeffords who Riding with his manager was also badly injured. A number of persons beheld the 10. W. Workley or. And mrs. S. crash. Witnesses stating that Hubbard or. And mrs. A. .1. Hyatt pm anus. Travelling at a Speed of sixty Miles an hour attempted to pass s. String of four automobiles near the top of he Hill on this Side. Or. Back a heading a string of automobiles Oming in this direction reached Tho of of Tho Hill at the identical time Evanue approached from the opposite id and due to the fact that Thuro is Steep Bank along the Road at that Lount did not have a Chance 1n the world to Dodge the Warren mania ratio evidently 1ms scant regard for the Ife and property of his of Eliover beings Vanue he Tho Backus car head on the Force of Tho collision completely wrecked Tho of both Kirs tearing qty the right front wheels off the vehicles damaging the transmissions and. Re Ming parts and sir. And mrs. To. C. Backus or. Ami mrs. H. Del Man. Or. And mrs. W a. Ostrander or. And mrs. J. B. East Man. Pomona meeting a largely attended meeting of me Kean county Pomona Orange was held it quirk s Hall this Borough yesterday the local Fidelity Grange be ing in charge of the Fine entertainment features which were splendidly car ried out. The morning session was devoted to reports of subordinate Graneros. At noon the grangers adjourned to the Munn restaurant where a Fine dinner was served. In the afternoon an enjoyable literary and musical program was rendered and in the evening the fifth degree was conferred. Leona Hogarth writes san Diego s official song or. And mrs. Leonard Doyle Tho latter a Smethport girl known to Heater goers As Leona Hogarth prom non. Stage who have been so eur Nung in bin Diego California where they have purchased a Home to Jenett mrs. Doyle s health Are expected to Nilvo in Smethport in the near future to spend the summer with her parents or. And mrs. L. 1c. Hogarth before opening. In a new play for o new York run fall., i i Vav Ahdor a str. In leading support of Frank Keena through the run of Black i Chicago All of last summer Are prominently identified with Winter life in san Diego. Recently the leading literary club of the coast City devoted an afternoon to study of Eugene play the great god Brown in Welcl miss Hogarth played the Learlyn feminine role during its Broadway run year ago Ami Tho former Star a Ciulo and ind Era play. Mrs Doyle who is also a talented musician a written a sonar dedicated to the cry i san Diego which has Heen gratefully adopted by the chamber of Commerce As the City s official song. Pea red before the excerpts from the easter Flowers potted and Cut Flowers for easter at Brasted s. Adv2tl4-15 new time card on Pennsylvania c. C. Stull. Local assistant agent of the Pennsylvania Railroad informs t of that the pc Edul of the main Lino Buffalo Washington will be changed in the near future to notice received by him. Just what the change will consist of remains to be announced. This change whatever it is will naturally affect the local Clermont Branch. Dirt roads of this Section have ad2u5-15 dried rapidly during the past week. Thinning of g. A. Ranks prevented annual meeting the pathetic fact that Smethport s surviving heroes of the civil War Aro succumbing to that relentless Force. Duo to Tho fact that of the five surviving members of Mckean Post no. 347. In. A. R., at one time one of the largest in this Section of the state two were new business place is getting settled this week Eric Dahlgren. Prominent James town x. A jeweler who recently decided to move his big Wita Blishok it from that City to Smethport an leased Tho store room in the stun Ter Ford Block next to Monh Elmei s cloth ing store on main Street which has attractively improved for his occupancy arrived in town sunday or. Do Ilgren s extensive Slock and time was illustrated recently when o top nto Otic re was necessary for Comrade h. Able to be present owing to 111 Holth. Choose former Mckean county a. Members arc recorder who Una made it an comrades Gen. Schubert. Daniel practice to entertain civil War Allen it. U Rural name. J. C. Cun veterans at a dinner at his hospitable Ninkham and it. Chopito. Comrades anglers Are ready for Trout season local devotees of the Piscat orial pastime Are getting their tackle in readiness for the opening of the Pennsylvania Trout fishing season to Morrow. All Nerhy streams have been Liber ally restocked with Young fish since Lant season by kind Fate none of the occupants were sportsmen s organizations and injured. It is said the Driver fell Grent ap0rt is expect cd his year. Car demolished in wreck a Chevrolet Coupe owned and driven by a Rew City Man whose name could not be Learned accompanied by two other men. Left the Highway a Short distance this Side of Hai Elhura. Struck a. Fence and turned Over. The happened about o clock morning. The Chevrolet was wrecked almost beyond possibility of repair but by a sleep at the wheel. The wreck was brought to East Smethport by Cooper sons . With favourable weather to Morrow to answer prayers of anglers Trout should hate eng orly. The Only thing for sportsmen la not to allow themselves to get hit and to school athletes May that Trout they Catri conform to Aono Ilins to the sunday length required by Law. Herald. Bradford Schreil will act is Host to 150 track and fir id Bradford Host to High on May when the annual meet of the Northwestern Section of Pennsyl Vania will be hold. Smethport a Frh school will be unable to compete in this event a they did when it held in Erie last year due to the fast that he ? conflicts with the meet with mfr ton Park High of Buffalo to he at the fair grounds. Big Bear makes another visit to Martin farm easter Flowers for Sale at Tho Olen Tricol store next o Market Basket Street. Mrs. Bright. Beyond semblance of symmetry. Airs. Who was Tho front seat with her husband was thrown Forward and her head went through the Windshield. Tho Wall known local lady was terribly Cut and bruised about the face and body while or. Backus received slight cuts about the face a Hundly wrenched Arm when the steering wheel was broken to fragments in his grasp and body bruises. The injured couple were rushed to Smethport where or. W. A. Ostrun Der attended them. It was found that fragments of Glass had pierced mrs. under lip. Had Cut a Large Hole through her right Cheek and had inflicted numerous other deep cuts. Despite the serious nature of her in Urlea she is improving in a. Satisfactory manner and in the opinion of or. Ostander will completely recover Walhout disfiguring scars. Or. Backus has recovered from his injuries sufficiently to be out again. Jeffords the it. Jewett pugilist Olio suffered Hart cuts about the face wag brought to Smethport where or. Ostrander attended his injuries. Following the Accident another Motorist reported that Evanue shortly before his disastrous violation of All rules of common sense and safety had crowded him off the Highway Between this place and Farmers Valley pass ing him at a Terr Lilc reckless Speed. Following the Accident a bottle partly filled with alleged Moonshine was thrown from the Evanue Automo bile. Witnesses observed Tho act and recovered the bottle which is now in the hands of the county authorities. On testimony of those who wore at the scene of the Accident county detective Allison issued a warrant for continued on Page 8, col. 2 work of paving potato Creek Highway now in full swing d. I. Dennis contractor on the Macadam paving of the potato Creek Tho huge Block Bear which recent la Road Between Smethport Crosby and Road at a meeting with Cameron county rond boosters not even the Primo movers of the project expected such made a raid on the sheep flock of John Colegrove. Now has a Largo Force of prompt realization of Tho badly needed Martin at Marv Lyndalu near Smethport. Killing n Lamb and succeeded in Beautiful store fixtures were vans i state Amo protector Carl Benson ported to Smethport in a of i who pot close on Bruin s Trail paid a motor trucks. Or. Dahl Iron is now return visit to the Martin farm getting settled in his new . Or Day night. The Bear carried Tho and . And daughter Arf balance Tho carcass of Tho Shoop to men and much Oil piment engaged in i paved Road which will eventually be grading at East Smethport and at extended on to Emporium. Crosby. Work if being rushed. A Fth i thanks to the energetic the that has been gained and with state senator Frank Baldwin favourable weather this Road will completed Early this season. Efforts of Hon. Be.thc-3. Wilson Mckean county representative Jay Cood Nugh Cameron Home on King Street to reluctantly and Burll Ngac were Unabia Street owned by 1 Call off plans for the dinner this Spring to be present owing to poor health. They have leased. When a delegation consisting of or. Their residence in on its former visit. Or. Benson Hamilton Jos. Quirk e. A. Beautiful residence on West main it still in of Cal Chinu the Benr studholme and Tho Democrat editor an Emporium two ago and taking up w. . Which which to says one. Launched notation for this import tit county representative and the Board of Mckean county commissioners Resi dents of the populous potato Creek Val Ley ire to be provided with a paved Highway

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