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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - April 26, 1928, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 53. U1511ocua.t oo., 1icc. Ihjns15ll 1.1nd8lky, edit of Smethport pa., thursday april 26, 1928 terms-42.00 per year. No. 17 i hated 10 asst i by a vote in county was Light close race in Smethport Borough the primary election in me k con county tuesday with Only Ono major and that a hot Between assemblyman trios. B. Wilson of Bradford and e. G. Potter of Smith port former District attorney for the Republican nomination Tor Assembly. Resulted in a clean sweep for or. Wil Sun who has ably represented this Lla Risburg for two terms county e total in Mckean county with practically All districts Complete last evening gave Wilson a plurality of 1499. Or Potter conceding defeat warmly congratulated or. Wilson and in a thoroughly sportsman like Public state to the citizens of Mckean county editor county Democrat Smethport. A. Dear sir May i not through the columns of your paper express to the elec. Tors of Mckean county my More than personal the vote which they gave to in the primaries on tuesday. 1 Liao been very proud to to called your representative and if elected in the fall i will Endeavor so to conduct myself that you will have no need to be ashamed. Very sincerely yours trios. 13. Wilson Bradford a. Wednesday april 25. 1928. Passenger service of local p. R. R. Ii no changes in local train service by time schedule just issued por t to his Suc ment pledged his successful opponent. On tiie democratic ticket there were no contests. Or. Burl Turner of Kane being the sole candidate Tor die As Sembly it being generally understood that the Well known Kane Man was a Friendly candidate in or. Potter s interests. Unless or. Turner is Able to convince his friends that such was not Tho Case his candidacy cannot be regarded seriously. There were no contests for other Luces to be filled on the various party tickets. Republican voters in slate county and town voiced a preference for her Bert Hoover for president while s. H. open track season saturday the 192s track and Flewel season of Tho Sinet port High school will open next saturday afternoon at the Kean county fair me this corals unmistakably showed to gov. Alfred Smith by who were Friendly Choice to electing delegates to his cause. In Smethport Borough Over 400 votes cast and the Surprise of the Day was the Roi Nark Ablo Voto polled by Borough with a dual meet with Var Ren High school athletes As their opponents. This event has been eagerly awaited by local fans. Warren High has Al ways been Smethport s Jinx at the annual Clarion interscholastic meet. Never before has a dual session been scheduled Between the two schools. Attention is called to the fact that this event will not be in Tho nature of a set up to open the season. In fact Warren should put up As Strong opposition As any team on Tho list. The showing made by the local boys next saturday will doubtless he an accurate rating their Power a a team this year. Needless to say coaches m Verm Ore and studholme Havo been right on the Black paces the encouraging news was Given out by local Pennsylvania Railroad agent Donovan yesterday that i possibility of passenger service on the local Branch of the p. R. It. Being Dis continued Afler this month voiced recently with future service limited to three local freight runs Between Lara Bee and Crosby weekly has been re moved by the new time table just issued. By Trio schedule just issued no change is made in the local Branch combination passenger am freight run each Way Dally Between Garabeo and Clermont. Or. Donovan states that the new Tenno schedule which becomes effective april 28, remains effective for one year from Date which insures continuation of Sei vice on Trio local Branch for that period at least. Clean up week in this Borough May 1st to 7th citizens of Smethport Are asked to place their property in order by Cleoni ing up accumulations of rubbish during Tho week of May 1st to May 7th. This is an annual Spring event Here and it is hoped that property owners will comply with the request in the or Wilson despite the fact that he made no local canvass of the voters and conducted no organized Campaign locally previously expressed to friends the chivalrous in Tention of allowing hi3 opponent s friends and neighbors to make up their minds As How to vote without Appeal on his part to. Personal friendships or obligations locally. Or. Potter received 203 votes and or. Wilson 188 votes locally. East Smethport and its adjoining any _ r precinct gave i ii Sorra. Majority of 2 votes irid cat ing How close was the Republican con test Inthis Section of the county. On the democratic ballot in Smith Nort i Turner the regular demo cratic candidate received 16 votes while eight democrats wrote in the name of a. Wilson and six wrote in or. Potter s i can votes and Coolidge republicans wrote i Alfred Smith. The Democrat preference was votes for Alfred Smith and 1 vote for Hoover. Tho Republican legislative vote districts stands As follows Bradford Ward pre. 1. Wil son 121. Potter 71 pre.-2. Wilson 35. Potter 45. 2nd Ward pre. 1. Wilson Job to put the Orange and representatives through their for some Lime past whenever weather conditions would permit practice sess ions to be held. The hindered stretch of water Street in the neighbourhood of the Democrat of Loco has been re sounding with the thud of flying feet As sinewy forms Flash they Are travelling some when they pole vaulting High jumping Broad jumping etc., Lias been in Progress in Tho rear of the Smethport garage co. Building. Rumor has it Fiat those who attend the the fair grounds next sat beginning at 2 of will receive some Surprise s same whole hearted manner that has marked previous campaigns for an orderly town. Nothing detracts More from the a Pearney of a town As 0. Whole than a mass of debris strewn about individual premises. The unsanitary Side of such condition needs no stressing. According to a notice signed by Burgess d. M. Brasted which appears in this Issue of Tho Democrat the tame feeds from the hands of local Man c. Ii. Carlson local Engineer who is attached to the state. Highway division of lace in Clear y Field had a unique experience while on an inspection trip of state highways in neighbouring Cameron county last week when to enc Oun 1 tired a tame Deer. 1 Trio Deer a two year old Doe is a Community institution at Ster Ling Sun a Small station on Tho Pennsylvania Railroad where it comes out of the neighbouring for 1 est and frolics about on the lawns of houses and in the streets und is potted and fed by Tho populace. Or. Carlson hearing of Trio. Tame Deer stopped at Sterling run and was rewarded by seeing und pet Ting the Beautiful animal. Tho local Man and an assistant who was with him. Had no Dell Mculty in calling the Doe and overcoming its first timidity with the result that the Deer ate bread from their hands and stood contentedly while they stroked its sleek flanks. Trio Doe first driven by hunger o leave the Woods and forage the garbage backyards of the several a laths ago. Kept coming to the town Linn the i Edmonts treated it kindly and soon lost its native fear of human beings with the result that it 1ms Jeromo a Community pet. Or. Carlson states that Deer Are unusually plentiful in the neigh Boring county oils year. He in forms the Democrat editor that on his trip last week he saw no less than 25 Deer which had come out it Tho Woods and were in Lle lds on the Steep hillsides. In one particular Herd the local mini counted ten Deer. Ilcus of record size will r. I Olluis a imm.-. In the local preference of republics for president Hoover received i4 29, while nine the name of by Borough will make arrangements to haul away trash placed along streets by property owners during the week. Work will be rushed on new. Keating twp. School according to a notice appearing else where in this Issue of the. Democrat bids Are asked for. General work heat7 ing and ventilating systems plumbing new six when they see improved form Ray 19. And electrical work on the. In room school ii Ousey which will 1 by Keating Torii shop at Farmers Valley. Bids will be opened on 311 Potter 132 pre. 2, Wilson 1s5, pot Ter 91 3rd Ward pre. 1, Wilson 20a, Potter 91 pre 2 Wilson 306. Potter 160 3rd Ward pre. 1, Wilson 200, pot Ter 104 pre 2 Wilson 383, Potter 14h. 5th Ward. Pre. 1, Wilson 13 i. Potter s6 pre. 2. Wilson 161. Potter 100. Bin Ward Wilson 31g, Potter 223. Total i Wilson 2417, Potter 1252. Annin 10. Potter 33. Ceres 3, Potter 75. Corydon 1st. 26. Pot Ter 5. Eldric to s3. Potter 43. Eldred 20, Potter 35. Foster twp. 01, Potter 43. Foster twp. 7 23. Continued on ago. Col. 3 some of lost year s team members and also the Promise displayed by new recruits. Master Park meet All off the track and Field Meer which was scheduled Between Fosdick Mosten High school of Buffalo and Smethport High school to take place the after noon of memorial Day is now definitely abandoned. The Democrat under i Stan Els that Masten is unable to come Here on that Dale. The Buffalo school sought an earlier Date on the local schedule some time Nito but at that j time the finances of the s. H. S. A. A. Would not permit the closing of con tracts. With Bucktail Post. American in Eglon donating proceeds of Tho Musi Cal comedy show that s that the Way was paved for a reopening of negotiations. The season s schedule april h. A. Here. May 5 Bradford ii. May n. A. University freshmen Here. May is Clarion inters Bolas in meet at Clarion. May Valley h. A. There. Plans for the build inst which will incorporate All tiie latest ideas for a Structure of this kino1, have been drawn up by Russell g. Howard architect of Dubois. The Structure will be of attractive architectural design one Story with basement containing six rooms two of which can be opened into one size Able Assembly room or auditorium. The new building will stand opposite the mrs j. Oviatt farmhouse. Potter eliminating death turn county Highway sup. Theodore Schmut of this Borough has started on the improvement work to eliminate Daimer of the death curve near Wright Corners on this Smethport to Highway which has been the scene of several grave accidents and Ono fatality. The paved Roadway at the turn is to be doubled in Width by Tho construct Ion of a Concrete apron which will straighten out the Sharp Elbow which has existed since the Road was built. Materials Are now on the ground and it is expected that work will be rushed to speedy conclusion. Local Boxer knocks out College Champ to the Bont of the boxing program at St. Bonaventuro s College Allegheny. Monday Nurmi. Bob Hamilton. Vistic i Salt scored a knockout in the second round St. Bonn s middleweight a number from Smethport saw the local lad s Stellar performance. Plans progressing for legion convention Here Bucktail Post. American legion of this Borough is starting Early to make plans for the coming two Day county convention of the american letting posts of Mckean county which will be held in Smethport this year. H is probable that Tho dates of the convention will be set for the Middle of june. Plan Call for n big Parade of world who vet Enins and a Nils on the second Day. The ii St Day will be devoted to Tho business meeting of the Funty Organ Zaniou. A carnival will probably be hooked for la convention and other big entertainment fwu Urivi provided for the of visitors exp clod. Local charges destitute in Tioga county town county commissioner w. H. Hal Penny Ajuis b. O. Gaskin. Local taxi num. Motored to Westfield pa., last thursday for the purpose of securing two children who Are charges of my Kean county and bringing them Back to Tho children s Home in Bradford. Mrs. Bertha Fox the Mother of the children formerly resided at Betula her husband having died a number of years ago. Since moving to Westfield the family has become destitute and ills alleged that the Mother in incompetent Young boys the Tioga county authorities turned the distressing Case Back to Mckearin county. Mis. , objected strenuously to the idea of allowing her children to return to this county in spite of or. Halpenny s Earnest efforts to convince her that it would he the Best thing for them and assuring her that they would be Well career for. She absolutely refused to permit them to last Ali urday but finally agreed to bring them to Smethport on Iron Day. One of mra. Fox s older sons now at the Morf Fonza state training school As a result of the part lie is alleged to Havo played in a Seric-5 robberies at Betula a Short time ago. To Dale the Mother and her children Havo tailed to appear in Sinet port. Commencement exercises to be held june will receive diplomas the commencement exercises of the class of ifi28 of Tho Smethport High school will occur on Friday Juno 8th. Tho class number thirty two and is the largest one in the history of Thor High school. The members Are Jeanetto Anderson daughter of Lewis Anderson of Kasson. Mir inn Anderson daughter of or. And mrs. Albert Anderson of Willow Street. Frank of sex sheriff Ami mrs. I Barton of Wewt main St. Al Elbert of or. Und mrs. J. H. In Loomstein of Bank St. Vincent of or. And . Polur lilo Mustor of Bloomster hollow. Of or. And Wade Burdick of Bank St Ellen of mrs. Villa Bush of Betula Jack son of or. And mrs. Engin inn of King St. Kathryn of or. And Henry Field of Hilton ave. Helen Fry daughter of or. And mrs. S. L. Of West main St. Edward of or. And mrs. Bernard Garlick of Bast main St. Lloyd of and mrs. Hack Cut of Lii at St. Edward of or. And mrs. H. La. Harmon of snip Liport. Virginia. I of or. And i s. H Eivor of Mechanic St. Ulvi Cisco of or. And mrs. Webb Topper of Bank St. William Huri Olville son of or. And mrs. Fred Hung Vito of main St. Herriot of or. And mrs. Carl icon of King St. Stanton of county sup. And mrs. C. W. Lihi Bridge of Mechanic St. Gain of or. And mrs. G. H. A Mccoy of Union St. Genevieve Mckenna daughter of or. And mrs. James Mcivenna of East Smethport. Emma of tvs ethel1 Marks of King St. Dorothea of mrs attractive Forest fire prevention window Smethport residents Havo been admiring a most attractive Forest fro prevention display in one of the. Largo allow windows of Trio Fry co. Store this week. Tho window arranged by Stato fro Warden i b. Hnilo and Norman Gregory Robert Speer and i aul Nom so of Trio shot port Hoy scouts. A Clevor Forest Al san. Of Young evergreens is presented with a striking info Anturo of a Forout fire observation Tower such As is located on Prospect. Hill near Sinet port in this foreground together with reproduction of a Public picnic ground such As the state maintains in its Forest pro serves a Pond and other adjuncts of a restful Forest Retreat. In the background a striking painting of a Forest fire raging on its devastating course brings forcibly to Eye and Niland How easily a Beau Tinnil Forest and Tho wild life it shelters can be transformed in twinkling to a Barren desolate expanse of desert by Hinn Tut Caro Les Ness i handling matches or neglecting Camp Iron in Trio Woods. 8 Miles of electric line to potato Creek towns probabilities Are now Strong for the Smethport municipal electric ser Vlco being extended up Creek Valley to serve Tho potato Crosby and former local Young Man has splendid position Francis former Well known local nouns a Man and a grandson of over., his George fees Mir of his assumed the duties of manager of the Murphy varnish in. With head Fin arters in Toletti. Ohio on april i this is a. Responsible position and with it .1 most attractive salary. Or. Hussey some years Ngo employed by in Millst rom hardware store Here. To resigned that position to become a Salesman in the plots stores will be closed thursday afternoon thursday afternoon closing of local is ores from Juno to september will again to observed this year All Mer chants having signed an agreement to that effect. Oill Cial covering this subject will appear in the Democrat in the near future. Child narrowly missed death when cars hit As a result of Tho blinding deluge of rain sunday night cars driven by Hugh Abbey of Burbank and Howard Algol of Coleville crashed head on on Tho potato1 Creek Highway near last Smethport sunday night and or. Abbey s Little three year old son was seriously Cut when thrown from the front seat and his head passed through the Glass of the Windshield. Tho child Una badly Cut about the head one deep Cut in the neck missing Tho vital artery and certain death by a hair s breadth. Another Motorist ? Tho scene shortly afterwards brought. The injured Little boy to Smethport Olio to Robert Hamilton attended him. Burgh District. He is Well fitted for his new Ducioa and his Many friends in this Borough will be pleased to learn of this distinct recognition of his ability. High wind causes much damage to property the High wind which raged thurs Day of fast week left much property damage in its Wake in this Section Smethport ordinarily Well protected by its Sui noun dig Hills did not entirely . An Iron Flap pole in from of the Sinet port High school building was snapped off at ils base like a pipe Stem and hurled to Tho ground Force. Fortunately school was in session Ami no Cue was or the Polo at like time. The wind played a queer p ran it i tile farm tit conies near Tai place

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