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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 15, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Volume Xiv dkmoc1iat i co., inc. I Uii Sukus Smethport pa., thursday april 15, i92o. Tell lust rail year is aijvanc1c no. 16. Joseph Feu i badly injured. Joseph fein i a Well known and popular Smith Poi Tyoung Man seriously injured while unloading Carload of Coal at Tho Kush Equa rail Road Coal bin this Borough last Satur Day morning Tho engine suddenly up and the Young Man was caught Between the bin and the Side of the car being crushed in the Nar Row space before his plight was Dis covered i he was taken to or. Hamilton s of fice where his injuries were dressed. I was found Liat he had sustained several fractured ribs and his right Arm was broken in two places in addition to lesser injuries. Me was Tak to the Kane Hospital where he received surgical attention. Late reports from that institution Are to the effect that lie is improving in a satisfactory manner in spite of the serious nature of his injuries. The Many friends of this Veteran of the War will Hope for his speedy recovery. I death of c. E. Walker prominent Young Man succumbs to lingering illness sunday Charles Edward Walker pcs cd a. A at his Home on sunday shortly after noon. Decease i de had Hen in failing health for period of Izreo years although did not abandon business pursuits in j til Sohie time later. For a time he received treatment it Bon air Sani j atrium and last summer he spent Sev Oral months at Saranac in the Adirondack s. However is Case did met not yield to treatment and Lati in the let the Light so Shine the me Kean cd Siuy Audi tors in their report now ready for publication have surcharge de Artler m. Marsh and Thos Flaherty members of the late Board of county commissioners with Tho sum of Tho surcharge covers the items of Tho installation of electric lighting plants at the court House and the county Home this Borough. A Gunt named Greenberg of Ira Ford was contractor and apparently to is a Torch bearer of the Syna Gogue who lets his Light so the Square foot Bas is. Anyway an expert brought Here to go Over the jobs of wiring computing the costs of material according to 1h20 prices a considerable Advance since Thi time of installation found the jobs Cost sever Al thousand dollars More than they should. Or. A Lahann the third member of the Board appears to be in the dark in this enlightening transaction while. Messers Marsh and Fla Herty Are left under the uncomfortable rays of the spot Light. A commendable or deplorable Lack of knowledge As one prefers to look at it. At any event there appears to be something wrong and the Ucli tors could not do otherwise than surcharge. H is hoped that their action will result in a floodlight being thrown on Iho situation for the tax payers Benefit. Here for Road work. A Force of Twenty workmen arrived monday to atari on the Warren Moore Gojii a traction co s Job on the Sineth. Port Bradford Highway. The commissary and Camp a i Farmers Valley Are now in open Tion and men Are the forerunners of a Large Force which will arrive in the near future. New Road making1 machinery on the Way Here has been held up by Tho rail Road strike. Supt. 11 s. Windsor of i the co., has secured a i 5 ton Road locomotive to haul n Wagon train supplies from the h. It at Karmeth Valley up Cole Creek ii Coomer a Lack of Kui Ilcent words of i commendation. Trio same holds True i of us vocalists. The songs were All i and tuneful and were artistic i Fly rendered by the pick of the voc Jil Talent for which smell port is noted. The Burnt Cork artists were a due you Luis Uil Llo Mitchell Rossie Knapp buckle Jacklo Morrison Peter Connolly died suddenly. J Eter ii Connolly Ono of port s Best known and popular Clatl Sejm wins found dead in bed at hta Lime at the Corner of Church and Eta saturday morning. Tho vocal element. Soloists and chorus. Consisted of c. U. Long. Milf my Connolly who had always arose Ler Stickles j. Hogarth. William Bosforo rest family had b on pro non. Robert Mccarthy i i incite by cd Tarly Ltd Foit. Llu soy. Xor Niau Simkins. J. M. We unit i Olally in Hafl Thimi when mrs. Lorry. He Ltd i to Bridge across Tho Creek ii he so being enc to to Maccomo Date the heavy loads. Tills arrangement is expected to solve the vexing problem of feeding mater son Albert Johnson Ami Hoy Strom Tho musical numbers were As Fol lows be Coons from very Medley entire j company. Gals of the Colo Ciesok operations the of Way of which runs dirt Coly away from Trio Railroad. Monday air. Windsor informed a Democrat repro that he would shortly be re i to Kivini six carloads of material daily. Of this material to be delivered Over the Shawmut at Hewitt s siding and part Over the p. R. R. At Farmers Valley. Under trying stances. Circum year he returned to Smethport. While i it was realized Whitt his condition Man and Travelina critical the news of the passing away of this prominent and popular Young Man was received with profound Sor Row in Smethport or. Walker was 41 years of age be ing born in Terre haute ind., nov. 17 1s7d Wilra parents h e Crini e to Salesman demonstrate world is not Large. One Day last week Gail Scott trav eling1 Salesman for Morris co. And Cecil Metzgar of Smethport met in a local hotel. They exchanged glances of Mutual recognition and in the sex a nation that. Followed it developed Szef Sporl in for a number of that they had met before and years he was employed As a Blower at j circumstances neither would be Apt to the local bottle factory. I Ater to . Or. Metz far was a Soldier on employed for a Long time As a the transport which by the Southport window Glass con was torpedoed by i German sub off Pany and was one of the stockholder cite Irish in that corporation. Const in 1917, and with of Terr survivors was landed in the Olean Road. Now that the Road to Larabee is assured let us Tuni our optics towards the Olean route. It now Appeal s Shaf the Bond Issue of me Kean county will be nearly used up in the contracts mow let Only about j 100.000 remaining. As the improved roads Are costing nearly a mile it will mean More than twice what is loft of the Bond fund to finish this mostim.1 portent piece of Road. That is one of the problems to get Busy on right away for As soon As the Road is moved to the East Side of the Railroad North of Dufftown no time should be lost in Gett ing Liis connection completed. The county agreed to do it but it does t look us though they can now in the present condition of their Eldroth Eagle. Long. I be got Tho Clyde i m die i Day morning she discovered dint her husband had not aroused. Going to his room to Call him she found him Duad. A was summoned but found that life had been extinct j several Houry. Death was due to heart failure. Deceased and been in poor health from heart trouble for some time past. Or. Connolly was born Al Friend ship. March 4, consequent Lindholm. Two Blue eyes in Dix j. J. Johnston. Can you tame wild women.11 j. M. Jackie Morrison and quartet. I j love the United suites Mitch i by be to Ell. The Gyug of Tho open j. J Smeish Giorl 10 years ago and for Over ire-1 he was United in in aug. Or. Scout a 1012 with Edna he fruits of a u. S. Nova Hospital unit of this Union Belnap one daughter de for the men. Of servers Olio expected it touching reunion of the vice men were re wanly a by or. Met mfr or. In a. state. And thru Blanket Yon was full of cooties move Highway offices definite announcement has been made that the Highway department Fouces which for Ninny years have been located in Warren will be removed to j Erie probably May 1st. Where Tivey will be located in the chamber of com a by is Dpi his wife arid daughter or is survive re by his parents. Or. My mrs. J. A. Walker one brother. J. S. Walker of Bradford and one sister mys. M t. Of thus place. M a a 1 be r was a Man of 1 i i n b i e uric the Lush est traits of character industrious nil energetic. He was a no Del i text a who numbered his friends by the legion. During his witness tone. O i11o year to urn no Inan of for some rime Huen local n will be retained for the i though tic first of thu Trinski Ric d to this Dis Rorrison. Siring band. The be cars. Avow and Eddie lion. Ton. Stars and stripes company. Tho Olio presented an array of real High class vaudeville. This Livirt of the program opened with Houdini jr., the Man of mystery who was locked securely in a packing1 Box by members of the audience and in spite of the fact that he. Was securely tied release. De himself in an incredibly abort per Iod of time. The travellers sextet scored Torii usual Success. These ladies with their Sweet evenly blended voices rendered three splendid selections. The following ladies comprise this musical organization Mary Bosworth Caroline Hedfield. Aracri gather. Kittle Hungiville Rutn Green. Pomeroy pianist. Thu Mitchells Bill and Hazel. Ver entertainers offered a pleasing comedy and singing skit. Mrs Mitchell at the piano rendered two pleasing Cal selections while Bill in songs an Clever imitations provided the com Eric. To. Fact contained a orly it t of Potter this is a Clever Smethport pair who have already made Good on the professional stage. To show closed with the on four my Kiel . Cd. Houton. .1 d. Llo rth j. Foj. And e. A. Morrison a Cle Vor quartet of vocalists Nind string in 37 Hud a trusted employee of Tho o. D Hahn and of the Hamlin a record continuous faithful service which is character is. Tic of Iho sturdy qualities of this Dii Lucil citizen. He was a Man who tool a keen and Active interest in pub he affairs. Lie was a charter member of the Smethport fire u member of the modern woo Lnu n of of Trio protected Honio Circle. Besides his wife he is survived by three daughters mrp. O. To. Wet trick of court report mate Connolly and Al ice c. Heath of Homo three sons Smethport of Hie Long illness to bore the note Odum auf a Kilcur. Of or. And uncomplaining by typical of the to a _ h. Elder of Coleville. Mention constancy of his character. I illness wus made in the demo he was a member of Smethport crat last week which Evont occurred death of Frank elder the Shock incr news was in i death of mrs. S. Of Lodge. A. M. And of the local t. O. O. P. Lodge also of the Smethport i re department. The funeral which was under Mas onic auspices was held at St. Luke s episcopal Church at o clock yesterday afternoon. Interment was made in Rose Hill cemetery. Those from out of town in attend once at Tho obsequies were mrs Harry Cunningham of Cleveland. O. Or and mrs. J. R. Walker of Bradford. Firemen s banquet and Ball everything is in readiness for the annual Jam incl Nail Ball of the Smethport fire department . Tho Hanczik to will be hold it the m. Cd u re h dining j a Flor at g 30. For members Only. M s. Fleury will officiate a a . Addresses will in made by c Nihof Tohn ital and w a. . Besides Orlier Toast a. During the banquet quirk s Oro Helra will d i s r of j so m u a e c find a musical program to rendered by a number of local ladies. The uniform Ball at which the fire men will have an their quests their will occur at the lyceum at . Quirk now donated the use of and Tho services of the orchestra for this the reception committe is or. And mrs. T. Ii. Turtle Rev. And mrs. W e Van Dyke or and mrs. R. E. Bur Dick or. And mrs. W. B. Hopper. At the sanitarium of or. Pearson in Buffalo at o clock that morning. The Young Man went to Buffalo two Repky ago for the purpose of having some Teeth removed the operation was followed by severe Haemorrhages which bad had Tho attending physicians to Stop. Or. Hamilton of Smethport went to Buffalo last week and succeeded in stopping the flow of blood but by that time Tho patient s condition was so weakened that nothing could be done to improve his condition. His parents were in Buffalo when the end mme was t it. Purtle of Smethport a close Frond of the fam the body Wil brought to Lindford and taken to the blk s club House of which order the deceased was a member and the funeral will be held m that City Friday. Prank older was 25 years of age. Being born mar. 14. I sols. To Tinor Man of he was a r a mole r newsy paper the Democrat per year and Worth it. Who was widely known and deservedly popular this Section he inn educated in the township schools a it on tied school n it. Ver non. Of. The Smethport it Pili Phool into a Collop in washing ton d. C. To was actively identified with the extensive Oil business of his Fathor. To is survived by his parents. Kane Holm a Jewett Road. The k Ine he publican Days work on the lome Holm it. Jewett is to be snarled Ai out tic Middle Hammond of the Rno rub. A c. Henry Schenk company of Crie who Liao the contract inn in the City yesterday. The stretch of Road will about five Miles in length. To a splendid production Tho Bucktail minstrels score a great hit last thursday night. One of the largest if not the larg est audience Ever at the Smethport lyceum witnessed the production of the Bucktail minstrels for the Benefit of muck Tail Post. Am. Erica n legion last thursday it was More like a professional performance than one presented by amateurs. A great writ the ver diet heard on every truly it was. Who Mitchell. Assisted rendered by or. John Scott and Paul of Home. Also will re charge chem Cal extinguishers at the last meeting of Tho department it was decided that the department would recharge All hand chemical Tho extinguishers Frau of Char go owned by of the Borough. These chemical sex will be recharged at Tho House House tuesday and Friday nights april 110 nil "3rd. From 7 to 3 o clock. All owners Are urn cd to bring Llu in and Tivo them put in first Clara lire log Hung condition. Freight tonnage pleading selections. Tho of reduction was directed rid by Mitchell and or fleeced Rrt Dit upon Lite ability. R ollowing1 the performance Thi Moore tuyt Eum was Clein of and a Bur dance wan held the of quirk s Roht Stra. The net of the show and rim nun t of car Load freight Between the pc i Sylvan a incl Kus Chqita. And be to Veen Tho Stu inuit and Kush Hurt Otlet j t _ i but we believe Tho fir i hero pc rented Are a estimate of amount of rash receipts for fro Ifft Hanryk to by the different rail roads were not available to your com Mitten. M. M. Pomeroy 10. O Potter a. Stii choline. Committee. By or. I evermore seconded by 1 r. If Hod Field the report be adopted Road Rind committee be Dia charged. Carried. A sister miss Sarah Connolly of this . The funeral was held at clock monday morning at it. Kliza Heth o Church Rev. P. J. Donohue officiating interment was made list. Elizabeth s cemetery. Am off those from out of town in attendance were or. And mrs. O. J. We Rick and daughter of couders port and miss Alice Burns James Burna and Mori Burns of Kane inter Church conference. He d in last lotions adopted. A conference of pastors campy fun mid of Mckoan round a . Ciliated in thu h movement was held Friday in the first 1 Church. H rail Ford with an a it end Nee of Aluisia 7. I Iron of Ted Froin 10 a. M. To p. With inter mass Soiu for Worp full of interest and out Husi i Bui which is largely Sumn Ieti up in i he following rt1 solution introduced by c of. P. Schoonmaker had a narrow escape or. And mrs. K. T. Daly received a letter last week from their son Hob Ert Daly who is employed As a me Changcai Engineer in Seattle. Wash., that the hotel Lincoln ten or. Chairman of the resolutions commit tee. And unanimously adopted. He it resolved by the Mckean county conference of the churches Allied in the inter Church Campaign for Raisin for funds for the inter Church world movement assembled at Brad Ford penna., for the purpose of deter mining our course of action with refer Unco to Hviid Campaign. Thai we do heartily endorse the United simultaneous financial Calm Nign to to conducted april 25 to May 2, inclusive and that to hereby pledge our service and Hearty cooperation to Mako the Campaign a Stylc Werro was Llop keynote Tho production from the pc nine de by fire recently and that he barely escaped from Trio Structure in its Nair it garments losing everything in in the closing number. Without a doubt it was the Best entertainment of kind Ever wins cd it the the first part a departure from the old lines and a Clever and colourful Conception. Trie setting the Interior of a Puri Slanner cafe the vocalists attired is unit Ort states sol Odiern wore seated around the tallies with the Black face comedians acting As waiters. The musical no bars were Johnsonburg murderer sentenced to die. in the county of following the devotional hour. Or. Methodist episcopal Church. The pastor of the Church of the Friendly spirit is seeking to being to his hearers n virile. Up to Date mos Hose. Nothing but the gospel 1s adequate to our present Day needs and it will not be Long before Tho world to knocking at the door of the Church for help. Be who the Church of do you get my Menn Tler subject of morning Sermon the Christian in an unrest Ful age Louis kj7.7.o, who Phot Liepart Martin of Iii Sweet Johnsonburg. My Riih e. Pastor of the Union Presby Terian Church of Clarion pa., delivered the principal address of the Day. In which the great need of cooperative Christian work wan pointed out. And intros pcs on every phase of Tho work Wero delivered by pastors and laymen find various places and at Trio even i ing session Tho stereo Timon was used Wilh Rod effect in allowing the res wait a she spurned his attention Wasj found Gully of murder in Tho first do Preo and was sentenced to he electro nits of surveys undertaken. Among Thorto. Present were Hev. I. Wood. Kane Hov. Arthur , United in marriage Otto 7-Uco and o. Man Nair Hoth of to Tula were married at the Smethport m. Pm. Parsonage monday april 12, Rev. Arthur care Sim official ing. Swedish Mission Church Rev. Emit u Enstedt pastor. Tho services for next sunday be is follows. school a m. Morning worship. A. M. Worship. P. M. Kov. Preach at dried by judge h. H. Mccormick in in it week. The tragedy by the assistance of Sidney on so roots of i Rev. Charles Tiller Nairn Init and evening service. Center Rov. F. M. Hall. Kane j will be rendered. T eve. O. Rash Duke Centt t. Window Glass factory started tuesday. Tho Smethport window Glass fac tory started tuesday an auspicious Start Una made and everything is working to perfection. A Long and a. Ilu Rdick it the piano Nyrl Frincis quirk handling Tho traps. Khz. Studholme officiated of interlocutor and to literally burned up the league by Tho Tasy manner in which tie kept things moving. There was not Ono hitch to mar Tho production from Start 10 finish. Tho work of the comedy element Baptist Campaign. Rev. F. R. Mcarthur. Of Bradford has been appointed director in my Ken n county of the Campaign in which baptists throughout the North and West seek to raise Between waa extremely Clever. The gags april 25 and Vay 2nd. He is organic were up to the minute and Wero put ing local churches much the same As Busty season is anticipated it this big Vilh Fine . To make in 1 were Industry. Div dual mention of etch would be to Tho great War. J. Fairweather kid red Rev. D. O. May my. Jewett Rev. In. D. Allen Derrick City. For Sale. Kkt by for hatching. Pure Berd White the spec All Aro invited. The ladies Aid of Fety will moot wednesday april 21 at p. M at the Homo of mrs. Ralph nor Annn of West main Street. Mil Pond in Thio Borough looks like old times in tote hey Day of leghorn eggs. Flocks headed by cock f 10 lumber Industry. The Stream is Erflg direct from. Ferris. 00% Fertility fl1" of ogs for Kolmes Gilfillan s guaranteed. Per 15, Post paid. I saw also n few Hena with of White i protector Benson of knee Chicks. Actress e. Scow i has been a Smethport visitor this Den. Smethport. R. J. J week

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