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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 22, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Volume xl1v co., inc. Smethport pa., thursday april 22, 1920. Text Mil i Hil vicar in Advance no. 17 sad Case of Young Soldier. Thos. E. Cooney of Sartwell. A Well known Young Man of this Flection was taken to Tho Warren Hospital monday by county commissioner j p. O con Ner for treatment. This Fine Young Man who served ins country valiantly overseas waa Shell the East Street Bridge. Shock i in action. For a time after Hiu Rev United states he was Given irix Merit at a Hospital in Washington. His condition apparently improving Suid he Wals Given his Dis charge and returned Home. Of late his condition has grown alarmingly worse and his mental condition made it necessary that he should he taken where he will receive scientific treat ment it is hoped that the government can be interested in his Case so that he May be re admitted into a government Hospital the re Nuch cases Are treated. Or. Cooney is a Young Man of splendid physique Over 6 feet in height and his Many friends will earnestly Hope that he May completely recover. An enjoyable dinner. An abundance of fish and game on nearby preserve. About Twenty five members of the roil and gun club enjoy erf a dinner at the copy Hunting Lodge on their preserve near t is Borough last Frank Mccarthy awarded contract for facing abutments lust monday the county commissioner a awarded the contract for fac the Stone abutments of the Kast Street Bridge Smethport with con create extensions and reinforcement for the now Structure to be erected to Frank Mccarthy the Well known contractor of this Boroug i. Or. Mccarthy expects to begin work at once with Tho expectation of completing same by june 1st. Serious crisis faces Borough. In conversation with a prominent Borough official this Wev k that gon gentleman was enumerating some of the Dif realities confronting the Bor Ough Council school Board in run Ning Tho Borough departments owing to Lack of funds. Not Only is Tho Council at Tho end of Ith resources Almast but the situation confronting Iho school Board is most acute in fact ransacked House then set on fire Tho contract for Tho erection of the t _ alarming. Contemplated raises Bridge Structure was last fall award. Cd to t. P. Hungiville of Smethport salary of teachers together with cur and that gentleman expects to begin work As Suomi As the work of facing the present abutments Ima progressed sufficiently. According to present plans or. Hungiville expo As to put the new Bridge Structure in place by rent expenses outlined in the budget a system which will Only necessitate closing the Road for a period of two or three Days. Which the Board prepare each year will Uso Ujj All the available funds of Tho District together with the state appropriation. Tho present school tax Levy is 23 Mills which could be to 25 Mills but that would not i help to any degree. I even with the proposed raise in Sal Aries of teachers this town will not be to compete with other towns in this Section which tire paying More eighty four years Young. In. J. Gallup port Allegany s oldest resident and one of -1110 Moet. Highly esteemed Friet ids was Force of instructors during the Smethport visitor tuesday and during i _ 4 school year. In addition to Thi his Tarry in town favored this office e need of one Moix High school teacher with a pleasant Call in spite of the fins been acute during the past fact that this prominent my Kwaii and this Community Wall be fortunate Democrat s if Tho Hoard is Able to retain the usual next in addition to this the county resident is nearing his eighty j fourth Milestone of life s journey his 1 terms but has been out of the Quea age is of the Calendar not of the flesh. He is Quick in action his step is firms and his Eye Bright. A stranger guess. Lion owing to the Lyck of funds. There is Only one solution of this vexing problem apparently and that is to raise the assessed valuation o sunday Jake Mcbride the chef f ing his age would fall and the occasion was a Moat enjoy _ Able one in every of Tho word Short of the this club which has a 5000 tract Oft Correct answer by or 30 years ill. Gallup with a twinkle in Eye inform land for its fish and game which includes Bayer and h Hobbins 1 property in the Borough by at inst 120 per cent the present valuation is j something in Roess to an amount far below the assessed value of other towns of this size in ability to outrun or out Jun any i i his s the thai he confident of Chizen of Mckean county Over so i Section of uie state towns Brooks two of the finest Trout streams Tro now Able to outbid Smethport years of age. We would be willing to m this Section. These streams were 2 i Whon it comes to securing sufficient Back our Hiu gement that he could stocked with Trout of Gerlings i vouchers for their schools. Repeat tie operation with the average i at their North ends last fall. The Oeub members Are refraining from fish ing this Section of the streams and the Trout Are expected to multiply rapidly. Not Only Trout but wild game As Well 1s increasing the other Day the War Don j3ie-Elutvmyw Baa patrolling this Section of the preserve saw three Deer in one group on a nearby Hillside. Man Twenty years younger. Every indication Points to this Good citizen being spared Lor numerous mor years of usefulness. We Hope that he continues to be a always Welcome caller at the Democrat office for Many years can t forget their thirst. Evidently there wit Tho petition of Julia in. Columns of Olean i by info for Tho apr ointment of William a. Dusen Berry of Olcan tis i receiver in Penn Sylvanus of Tho w. N. Y. P. Trac ton company. Or. Dusinberry had already been appointed by a now York court is receiver of the com Pany h property in that state. Poured As attorneys for the. Petitioner. Tho pot Luji sets Forth that executions and judgments Havo been is Hicken biscuit mashed potato Abbago salad Black Berry Jam Apple pie sandwiches celery pickles Ico office cigarettes cigars Lurlne Tho serving of the repast quirk s orchestra discoursed a id musical program which was High y enjoyed the invocation was pronounced by lev. W e Van Dyte. K. A study Lino presided As Toast master and in a few Happy remarks tarted things moving. Mrs. Hazel Mitchell accompanied in mrs. S. A. I unlock at the Jil Uno two Beautiful vocal Scyoc Rigod clot Tho of Chi thru augus Oun Tyi thai nil of Thorn have been re turned Ronsu tufted that the total Irno unt of judgments entered against said company amount to Tho sum of 9i4.8g4.44 that Tho said defendant indebted to various and corporations for mechanical sup piles and equipment in in amount a iting and said company was no cosh on hand but is the owner of Ami in to a season of Tho lines of railway and exttelidlns1 through Tho territory mentioned in Tho petition that Tho present financial condition of the defendant so Huch that to cannot keep its tracks Road bed and equipment in proper repairs that tin Sonio is rapidly depreciating in value that its condition is such that it cannot provide adequate service that in responses to the posts for Tho a duration is such that it cannot produce Tho Revenue with which to Good weather this week since the of. Ening of Tho Trout season last thurs Day. There appears to be an Abun dance of Trout this season but Aalto memory of the deceased. Inc leu non Rejean a Iii almost of streams hereabouts Are ing numerous brother elks j m organza Reform school. Where now posted the Lay disciples of f and recently been released from the he the i numerous Floral offering wore sent served a two years sentence. Pastime 01 Izaak gallon have to con-1 to the Lodge rooms mute but Beauty event 25 county enlers have line their activities to Blacksmith ii Shuteh to the memory of the Mado application for regular License at m. I i Brook. The other Good streams Are i dead and the casket was entirely the term cd License court to be held a of the preserve of the. Olds rounded by Floral pieces and bouquets in this Borough next month to enable Hod gun club of this Borough them to dispense substitute the services were in charge of the Tho list of applicants appears else where in today s Democrat. I elks Lodge and the usual impressive fire was a costly one. Railroad tie up hits hard. The Railroad strike during the past week has hit Smethport quite hard. J barn or the b. F. Cory farm totally destroyed with contents. I the barn on the r. F. Cory farm at materials for Road construction have Coryville one of the largest Dairy been held up and Coal for the Smith port Glass company to run the prot i o clock Duckers r. W. B. Joi iwo co. A. Of . Recently nil s. A. To them is Fine. , a is mustered into the state i the to links of the fire fighters for the service As a unit of the itch inf., n. It the Miami not. This commit g. A. Last thursday night. This fighting organization with a nil ended record in the Spanish am. Vice commission s decision is Adverse to the proposed increase in rates. Terrific Tornado. A Tornado which swept cast work apply mrs. 14 main Street. Newsy paper Tho , per year and Worth it. John Cather j Orri Mississippi Northwestern Aln Somri Southern Tennessee tuesday Calls of Tho destruction of upwards of 150 lives and a property loss of several millions of dollars. For Sale. Eggs for hatching. Pure Herd White leghorn he add by cock Crown direct from Ferris Fertility c. B Kinney. Friday evening song service. Clella Perry. Special music. Offering. Kvant Felistia t Smethport who contributed Libor ally Tho necessary finances for the of Jeri can and the world War. Has an in. Rolled strength of Over 100 men. Am guaranteed. Ft.75 per 15. Post paid. Also a few hens with Day old while i leghorn Chicles. Address. To. Scow Den Smethport r. 3. I Platz. Altar se7-Vico. Fair. The indies collected for the banquet fund and the expenses the of will to turned into the department s entertainment fund. The profusion of Flowers from the banquet together with n Liberal sup. Ply of sign Rettos were sent to Joseph j Foury. A member of to department i the Democrat. Per year. Iwho is at the Kane hos. J Petal from serious injuries he re Civ Jed while working on the Yushe Friia Railroad in this Borough. Recently Ong the members William Xellis Ralph Provin and Samuel school Mas. Tar of Smethport. Notice. Anybody having old magazines newspapers etc., please notify Gerald Denning. Boy scouts. Noway paper the Democrat j2.00 per year and Rorth h

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