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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 20, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania
Page four the Mckaba a Democrat april 20. 1922 the Russ Al Lindsley editor and manager. Entered at the Post office at Smethport pa., As second class matter Smethport pa., thursday april 20, 1922. Editorial in the Mill Pond Smethport resides a Gigan tic patriarch Bullfrog who sings a perfect pedal c. The domination of this profound old gent Over the other frogs in his native element is com plete. The croaks gulps and rumblings of his numerous flock on warm summer nights will gain in Crescendo until the sound becomes almost a steady Din when the Boss croaker will Emit a rumbling Roar which can be plainly heard above the other sounds of the Frog realm. Thereupon the other sounds cease immediately every Frog and Frog let subsides to a state of deferential innocuous Des etude and awed expectancy while the words of the Oracle proceed without a challenging sound. Completing his lecture the ancient Bass voiced Frog settles Down for another siesta and silence reigns supreme on the Pond until a few of the More courageous frogs Emit plaintive peeps and the others gradually fall in to the Buzz of Frog conversation until it becomes general when the aged gentleman again enters the discourse when the performance is repeated. This is but one of the illustrations of the differ ence Between the human and Frog families. In the human family the Din occasioned by the Idle clacking of the multitude drowns the words of the Wise men whose wis Dom is Seldom regarded while apparently in the Frog family the scheme of existence is regulated largely by the advice of the oracles whose utterances demand that is probably they should be the privilege of kicking Only with instant and rigid attention the reason nature ordained frogs with their legs. Gifford Pinchot Republican aspirant for governor who brought his native state from the rear to the front of the National pro cession in the vital matter of Forest conserva Tion has tendered his resignation As chief for Ester of Pennsylvania in a letter to governor Sproul in which he virtually stated he could not say the things he thought of alter the govern succeed himself and still remain a of the executive household. Whether politics in their Complex mane vering restores Gifford Pinchot s services or not the fact remains lost one most efficient diligent Public servants who has rendered service immeasurable to his fellow citizens. On Giff Ord Pinchot s retirement As chief forester democrats and republicans must say of his administration Well done or. in the election held last week in the coniing i Ledly immune from Legal prosecution in the unt-1 Ted states his experiences with american Law had the desired effect in making it apparent to the Cossack Ataman that his Stock is mighty Low in America where his activities As related can not be Stom ached and As a slight manifestation of what the people of America would really like to see happen to him. Recent municipal elections in Rhode Island Maryland Connecticut West Virginia and miss Ouri gave renewed evidence that this is a democratic year. Barreville r. I., elected an entire democratic ticket by pluralities of 500, overturning 1920 Republican pluralities of 800. Hagerstown md., elected a democratic mayor by 360 majority overturning a Republican affiliated majority of 700 also two councilmen. Hartford conn., went democratic by a record vote reversing a Republican Victory of two years ago. The democratic candidate for mayor re lived majority and the democratic candidate for controller Defeated a Republican who has held the office for 28 years. The Board of assessors is democratic for the first time in Twenty years. Benwood w. Va., answered the question what s in a by electing James Cox the democratic candidate for mayor Over a Republican who had held the office for four terms. Old Missouri showed pm when Kansas City elected Frank Cromwell mayor dem by about majority and the balance of the democratic ticket by majorities ranging from up Jefferson City followed suit with majorities averaging 500, electing five aldermen giving the new Board seven democrats and three republicans. Five other Missouri cities elected democratic Butler Fulton car Thage and Sedalia. The significance of these elections is found in the fact that they repeat the results of other municipal elections in every Section of the coun try they indicate As Well As anything can Indi Cate the trend away from the reactionary meth ods of the leadership of the Republican party and that republicans who Are interested in the welfare of their country than they Are in partisanship Are joining hands with the democrats in an Effort to restore democratic Economy and intelligence in government. Democratic Muni Cipal victories in a congressional year have always been the True signs of democratic Nat ional Victory in the fall say the democratic of .1 to c the Miracle machine no reason now to longer deprive yourself of the advantages of the Fordson tractor new prices Are list f. O. B. Detroit a Complete farm Power unit main Street garage James quirk sons. The Home of the authorized dealers 2oi main Street Smethport a. Miss Mai a Eldred saturday. Mrs. E. G. Fairchild was in Eldred _ saturday a guest her daughter mrs. I b f. E. Trank. George Parker and Gilbert Rice were in Smethport saturday. Mrs. Olivo Dunn is visiting her Craig Dunn and family. Ray Moalc qua a business visitor in Eldred saturday. Mrs. Rowena shouts and Limestone n. T., Are guests of her Bis Ter mrs. Hoy Clark. Prof. Earl Gill who is school at Hazelhurst is parents or. And mrs. George. Gill Dur tools find things statisticians. Nghe easter vacation. H. G. Fairchild was a business visitor in Portville on monday. Arthur Rice was Home oven sunday flappers. From nuke Center where he is employed As a Driller. The word flapper 111 american has i to misses Gladys and Mary Parker a curious history. Not one person in a an be on v to lne nest stirrings of life and adventure Davis Democrat of Corning Cut the last on to Experiment. In Germany the lican plurality from to approximately Voung of equal age is called a being Defeated by the latter majority bym1 a
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