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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 24, 1919, Smethport, Pennsylvania Over Early buy Victory Bonds Over Early buy Victory Bonds volume Xii. I co., inc. Smethport Mckean county april 24, 191-9 i Khz air Vancl no. 17 common pleas court convenes monday afternoon s session of com Mon pleas court which convened for the term at o clock was largely de voted to the hearing of motions and rulings thereon reception of pleas in criminal cases with consequent sentences and appointment of a Niemor 1 Ial committee on the death of William p. Weston of Kane coupled with a request that three memorial commit tees appointed respectively for the late John Forrest William j. Milli Ken and William p. Weston submit reports monday june 2, when a joint memorial service will be held. The action of county commissioner o. S. Gahagan against the county of Mckean was submitted to the court As a stated ease by agreement. Settlements of the following cases was announced City of Bradford against s. P. Heasley and j. H. Gay ton trespass Mcchesney Hepler is. Homer Reigel Assum sit Mary staffer and Charles Stoffer adm is. W. N. Y. So. P. Traction company trespass Lena Silverman is. B. Blum l. S. Letson is. David Morrison a peal William Kolbe is. David Morri son a. C. Mcdonald and William Brennan trespass Freeman Bunker is. Leeser h. A qom Assum sit. Cases to be continued were those of Kane garage company for use e w. Albertson is. Backus Novelty con Appeal r. J. Hoffman is. W. N. Y p. Traction company Mildred Wash Burn is. Liberty township trespass s. J. Macmasters is. W. H. Rounds Assum sit l. S. Letson is. Carl k Dresser and David Morrison Appeal Bradford textile company is. Jone Brothers Tea company trespass David Jacobs is. Harry Cohen a peal j. C. Sullivan is. Bradford us company a corporation As sum sit. The Assum sit action of the unite _. Against the Blaisdell machinery com Pany and the. Appeal of James quirks. T. F. Hungiville were discontinued. Consideration of an application of removal of bodies from the Kenned 1 Street cemetery in Bradford was continued by agreement to june 2, 1919 Edward Kinlaw on his plea of Guity to statutory burglary was sentenced to three months in the Allegheny workhouse Edward Mcdavitt we pleaded guilty to statutory burglar and larceny was ordered to serve no less than 2 nor More than 3 years i the Western Penitentiary. Arthur Whaley an old offender who pleaded guilty to forgery Drew not less than 2, nor More than years in the Western Penitentiary Simplico Tulane the italian we created a sensation in the St. Elm hotel Eldred a Short time since b shooting a revolver at a fellow employee. Pleaded guilty to shooting wit intent to kill and was sent to the Western Penitentiary for not less tha 2 nor More than 5 years. Earl j. A Soldier from Low who was employed in Kane Olefide guilty to larceny of a watch and in Money. He was placed on Proba lion for one year to report meantime to probation officer James a. Line sey. Upon announcement of the death William p. Weston of Kane a Mem of the Mckean county bar d Gallup. R. B. Stone John e. Mulli Thomas r. Morrison and John Melvin were appointed members the memorial committee. Over Early Honor Roll shipped Smethport s Holl of Honor which will be erected on the court hous Lawn As announced exclusively in the Democrat three weeks ago. Was ship Ped Littfe Early part of this week according to advice received by the com Mittee in charge from the manufacturers at Ashtabula. Ohio. Over Early smart millinery a Complete line now ready for your inspection also a Fine showing of new Spring shirt waists. Store open Mon Day wednesday and saturday even Ings. Mrs. Clair White. Ad-3-27t-2 Over Early entertained misses Mary and Ruth Mccarty delightfully entertained a party of girls test saturday evening their Home on East main Street in Honor of their guest miss Evelyn Riley of Johnson Burg. Over read the a year. Death of Harley Sawyer for go years a Resi ent of this Vicinity died monday pril 14, from ills incidental to old be. He was born in Berkshire ver int july 5, 1835, consequently was Early 84 years of age. He enlisted the 1st Vermont cavalry in 1861 at be outbreak of the civil War and re lived an honorable discharge after t months service. In november 1867 e married miss Laura Bond of mar n Creek and made his Home in the Arvin Valley until about ten years of. Foui1 children born to hem Shell b. Sawyer of Dubois mrs. Race Buton of Dubois mrs. Mary Mcvane of Kane and mrs. Emma Tark of Spokane Wash. A brother Arlisle Sawyer of Smethport and a ister mrs. W. Ii. Rifle of Kane also or. Sawyer was genial companion ble Man who was popular with Many friends until advancing years caused in to give up most of life s activities. He was a member of Post 347, a a. R and of Mckean Lodge f. A. M., the Atter organization attending the fun ral in a body most of his comrades rom the Post were also present. Rev v. E. Vandyke conducted the funeral services last thursday afternoon and he remains were Aid it rest in Rose Hill cemetery. Relatives present from out of town Ere Shell b. Sawyer of Dubois or. And mrs. Chae. Mcvane mrs. Can Dace mcc6y and Emery Allard of Kane. Over Early death of Cox Roxie Bella Cox of Crosby age 28 years died thursday morning at the Brad Fortl Hospital where she had been a patient for two Days suffering with pneumonia. The body was taken to stills undertaking Parlours and then to the Home in Crosby where Funera services were held sunday. Interment was made in Colegrove. Mrs. Cox Roxie Belle Gifford Prio to marriage was born at Crosby dec Ember 30, 1890. On june 30, 1314, so was married to Zera a. Cox of Nord Mont pa., and the couple made the Home in Crosby. Deceased was member of the degree of pocohontas and an Active worker in the ladies Aid and the w. C. T. U. She was o a Bright disposition and beloved b All who knew her. Deceased is survived by her Husban Zera. And one son Zera. Jr., age three years also by her father d. A Gifford and two Sisters mrs. Earl Pix Ley. Mrs. William Madison and on brother Lloyd r. Gifford All of Cros by. Another brother John r. Giffor was killed in service in France nov Ember 11. Over 75 Trout his record Tho Best catch reported by Loca fishermen since the opening of the season tuesday of last week num Bers 75 in a four Day trip. Guy Mccoy accompanied by Twood of town sportsmen spent from tues Day until Friday of last week among St the Brooks of Potter county an brought Home with him As Many Fis As the game Laws permit conceding time for transportation. Among his catch of 7i was one Brown Trout ten inches the remainder a Cine Ordinary Brook Trout ranging in length from six to ten inches. Over Early cattle Pavilion no Hun Trade Marks in three trips Over the top two months service in the very november they were in the mouse rent lines including action in the i Argonne sector Clark fighting Eldo thous Battles of the Argonne Dur aide with Funcheon of port no which time they went Over the at one time a resident of of three times and Back Home again Sundet port and Shelly Dale of Kano. Without a solitary scratch is was wounded by shrapnel in four Homas Clark jr., and Irvin arty have Tell of their expert aces overseas. Both lads were inducted into ser ice May 29, 1918, at Smethport and trained for Camp Lee with a con intent of men from the second raft District of Mckean county. On ugly 31 they sailed for France a j toward the transport tonne noise. Rip overseas was with the 1 exception of one Day when the trans Lort was attacked seven times and lit once but not seriously. The lads arrived at Brest France August 11. Clark was assigned to company a 101st infantry 20th do Ision and Mccarty to Headquarters company 104th infantry 20th Divi Sion. They both went into action in he St. Mihiel drive on september 11, but Bong in separate regiments did not see each other again until after places at one time but expert medi Cal Aid brought him through. Both Dale and Funcheon returned to Amer Lea with Clark. At a divisional re i View in dec common on february 19, 1919. Clark and Mccarly met again and in taking Stock of each others experiences. Both agreed that they suf i Fer cd More from the Battles with the cooties than with the huns. i Gonne and lost his Vuice for two weeks. Mccarty left Brest France. March 27, on the transport it. Vernon and landed at Boston april 4. He went to Camp Dix where he was discharged wednesday. April 16, and arrived in the following Day. Clark left Brest March 28 on Tho transport America landed in Boston april 5, went to Camp Devens then to Camp Dix for discharge which he received april 18, and arrived in Smethport the armistice was signed. During last sunday. Borough loan quota announcements of quotas for the various boroughs and townships of Mckean county in the Victory Liberty loan Campaign gives Smet Poi t Bor Ough the Job of securing subscriptions amounting to by May 10. And Keating township the amount of 200. The women s committee commenced a general canvass of Homes and business institutions yesterday morn ing up to yesterday afternoon no definite figures had been compiled but Secretary m. A pome Roy gives that meeting solicitors with the Nec Essary support to carry the District to the top of its quota. Following Are the allotments for All districts of Mckean county j Anjin Bradford City Bradford township Ceres Eldred Boro i and real township Foster township Hamilton Hamlin Kane Boro Keating Lafayette Lewis run Boro Liberty it. Jewett Norwich port Allegany sergeant Smethport Wetmore Otto town help North Otto township South Early dairymen s league death of mrs. Edward Norman death that cast a wave of sadness Over the Community was that of mrs. Edward Norman which occurred last thursday night after a few Days ill Ness of pneumonia. Mrs Norman was highly esteemed by All who knew her As a Loving and Loyal wife and Mother and much sym Pathy is extended to the bereaved family. Alma Larson was born in Sweden february 22. 1867. She came to about thirty three years a Ward Norman of this place who sur Vive her together with the following children mrs. Celia Powell of Morgantown w. Vn., mrs. Helma Witt of Smethport. Mrs. Ruth Brunner and miss Alma Norman of Akron. Ohio Ralph Hussell and Robert who live in Smethport although Ralph is a Soldier at Camp Merritt not having yet received his discharge. All the children were Here for the funeral which was held sunday morn ing at 10 o clock at the Home the Rev. Or. Linstad officiating. Burial was Catlin introduces teachers salary Bill assemblyman Catlin from Mckean county monday night introduced a new teachers salary increase Bill in the slate legislature designed to re place the Woodruff Bill. This new Bill would require Tho Stato to appropriate about additional yearly and the school districts a like amount. Teachers holding provisional certificates would receive monthly Mari mum the District paying and Tho state professional District paying and Tho state and teachers holding higher certificates the of strict paying and the state increases would to about 20 per cent Over 1917-1918 Sal Aries. Rural teachers with Provis ional certificates would get per month nil tonal. The increase system Lor teachers now receiving Over the minimum would be provisional certificate holders receiving would get from the districts and from Tho slate professionals setting would get from the districts and from the state and holders of higher certificates receiving would get from the districts and from Tho state. Teachers receiving from to monthly would get Tho same from the District and additional from the state and those receiving to would get the same from Tho districts and from the state. Over Early Clarion Normal banquet Clarion Normal alumni and All former Clarion students your wives and husbands attention you Are invite local i. 0. 0. F. In Celebration the committee in charge of forming a delegation to represent Smethport Lodge i. O. O. F. At the Celebration of Tho 100th anniversary of the order to be held in Kano monday april 28, has called upon members of Alt branches to partake. Tho Timo Ana place to meet is announced elsewhere in this Issue of the Democrat. Invitations have been issued Ftfe at Tendance at the Cole bration by Mem Bers of 23 lodges in five counties Warren Elk. Clarion and to Kean. With favourable Road and Wea ther conditions visiting Odd Fel lows Are expected Lobo present. Acceptance of invitations from the Var ious lodges of Mckean county As sures 100 per cent attendance. Grand master Boman. Grand Sooro tary usher d. Hall and grand treasurer Hanyon will to Tho go cats of Hon or and speakers at a Public meeting to be held monday evening in the Tom pie theatre. V following is the program for Tho commemoration of the 100th aunt visa by of Tho order program. W. Ii. Bunco chairman. P. Grand Parade. A m. Reception to grand Lodge officers. P. Session of grand logo. P. Exemplification of third degree by Kano Lodge 412 in tem ple theatre. A m. Exemplification of Rte de to a tend a reunion and dinner at the hotel Dubois Dubois pa., Friday May 2nd at p. This Means All of you. The War is Over and we Are All Happy. A goodly delegation of the faculty will attend. Come and meet your friends and sing the old songs once More. Be sure to get a Post card son Clarion pa., that you will to o n hand. Don t miss it. Let s make it the time of our lives. Clarion Stu edits had a big reunion in Pitts Burg three weeks ago. It s up to you to make this one at. Dubois a Hummer show your spirit. I in Rose Hill cemetery. The brie Ness of this notice is due to the fact that this paper was Noti fied a suitable obituary was to be furnished. However As the copy did i g Over Early methodist episcopal Church the easter services at the above Church were very largely attended. At the morning service the augmented choir directed by mrs. E. E. Bouton or entered Beautiful anthems. I everything was pervaded by the spirit of easter and All came Awny feeling that it and been Good to be there. In the evening the children of the not reach Here this article was Hur redly written. J Over Early notice of application i 53.650 for charter notice is hereby Given that Eppli Nuon win be made by f. Holmes w.250 Alba j. Cil Willax and Bernard i a. Bali to the governor of Penn j on Tho. 22nd any of May a. I a. At o clock a. M., under organization of Mckean county producers is under elec Ted. The Ollices of the six different locals. Dairymen s Long us. Were re on fair grounds j Quested to meet at Eldred with or. Money is now being raised by the j Campbell of Wellsboro for the Pur Mckenn county fair association to pose of organizing Mckean county in gave their easter exercises. Meet the Cost of building a new cattle Pavilion on the fair grounds placed at heretofore tents have Beer used to House the Stock. Over Early let s get one of these

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