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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 3, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania Tea Democrat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Mckean demo the Democrat the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be. Your paper. Volume 46. Democrat Smethport pa., thursday August 3, 1922. Term3i-w.oo per year. 31. Up i i a i a contracts were closed this week by the Mckean county fair association with the great Corey carnival by which that amusement Enterprise will furnish the Midway at the coming fail to be held in Smethport sept. 12, 13, 14 and 16. The Corey carnival which is one of the oldest on the Road is one of the Best travelling and has proved by its established record for. Cleanliness and Square dealing that it is in no Man Ner to be placed under category of undesirable carnivals on which the state of Pennsylvania has declared War to the knife. The Corey Enterprise presents 75 Dii Lerent attractions and All the shows Are guaranteed to be clean and enter Taining. Three Riding devices a merry go round Ferris wheel and Aero plane swings Are carried. Attractive efforts Are being make the races an feature this year. Made to again outstanding fair rousing meeting at port Allegany. A Moeling of Good roads enthusiasts representing Al decl couders Libra Fenio Luport Roulette and port was held Friday evening at the City club for the purpose of Start ins a mov i ment to secure the in Vang of the Road from port Allegany to Bee. The reason for calling the meeting was explained and talks Given by Hon. C. W. Catlin c. S. King h. W. Cold Grove president of the Allegheny or Klee club of Al decl b. G Mcfall editor of the Eldred Eagle. County commissioner o Connor and others. It was decided to perfect an nation of the above named towns for the purpose of securing this Road and a committee consisting of c. S. King of port Allegany to. P. Burr of Al died Ralph in Rodiek of Smethport Collins of couriers port and Lewis Eimer of Coudersport were named to plan for a rousing rally to be in the near future it which All persons in the above named towns who Are interested in the above Road will be invited. At this time an organization will be perfected Otti cers named and immediate Steps taken for promoting the Early construction the Laim Bce reporter Argus. Urge finish of primary Smethport port Allegany Eldred it. Jewett and Kane a Ujj co operate to connect county roads As provided by original would mean two . Trails Gic Antic picnic planned the likes Golf too. Following the opening of part of the Golf course of the new Smethport coun try club recently the players nonplussed it the number of Hilton due to his extensive Acci Uain Ovett Tance among horsemen can to depend p de upon to induce a Large number of owners. To bring their stables to Smith were a Long or mis directed shot waa port As the local fair has gained an enviable reputation for Square dealing. Following is the Complete program wednesday sept. 1s purse Trot 300.00 running race mile. 110.00 thursday sept. 14 Pace Trot 300.00 county race. 150.00 running race mile 1co.oo Friday sept. 15 running race 14 mile dash___100.00 running race mile dash 100.00 take out rain insurance. The fair association has taken out rain insurance to the extent of ?35co which will preclude any possibility of loss to the. Association through Incie ent weather during fair week. Certain to result in the com plete disappearance of Tho Ball. Eventually the players became aware of the antics of a tame Crow which is owned by a member of the family of Karl Kohn of West King Street and which a present daily at the Golf course watching the proceed Ings there with rapt interest Evi Dently thinking they Are arranged for his special Benefit it was discovered that Tim Crow As soon is a Golf Ball hit the ground would make oae swoop grab the Ball and Fly for Home with the treasure in Bis Bill. A veritable Cache of Golf Halls was found by the Kohn family in the Chicken Park where the precocious Bird Golf enthusiast had be posited them. Arrested at instance "wis., who is spending the summer with his parents or. And. Mrs. H. L. Mccoy iras received n Call to the Henry Wright a Well known Farmei episcopal Church at Williamsport Marvin Creek was arrested Mon Ivsich to has decided to accept on complaint of p. E. Winters of this fall. His do tells thei e Early ornamental lighting material arrives. The material for Smethport s main Street ornamental electric Light nor system has arrived and work of erect ing the ornate Iron posts and laying the conduit wires was started this morning and will be rushed to rapid completion. E. District state Highway Engin Eer for this District on the charge of obstructing a water Way. At a hearing tuesday morning be coie Grove he was assessed a Fine of ?10 and costs. According to the complaint i Wright had built an obstruction to a water Way diverging the water from flowing through n Culvert built for the purpose by the state department and overflowing the pavement. Or. Wright vociferously denied any intention of paying the Fine and judge Colegrove in his Well Mcnown polite judicial manner informed the defendant of i materiality to him whether he did or not. So matter rests. Boy hit by Auto leg fractured Morris Zaffron the six year old son of or. And mrs. Meyer Zaffron of e. Main Street was struck by an Automo bile wednesday afternoon driven by Magnusson an employee of the National Cash Register co., resulting in a. Fracture of tie right leg above Smethport s favorite vocalist rendered delightful band concert. One of the largest crowds of the season enjoyed the splendid program rendered by the Smethport band at the court House Hana stand last thursday evening. A feature of the concert were the vocal numbers mrs. J. E. Gather. Was the the knee and some severs bruises and Angel child and stumbling and lacerations. Most enthusiastically received. Or. Magnusson put the boy a his j double i incr the direct Oji of car and carried him to the of tace of i or. H. Mccoy Del thu a the Large or. Chadwick who when he found assemblage with two line selections. The leg broken had the boy Token Back Tho next Public concert by the to his Home where assisted by or. Pm Thott band will be rendered next of Trumler surgical attention was give thursday August 10 and will in. a number of vocal selections. Or. Mas Buusson the matter j the Wilt lie Puli lifted in next to thu local authorities and was allow a week s Democrat de to proceed on his Way. I it is reported that the child a Marg Grace Sartwell de from behind a truck to was Foli owing directly in the path of the Auto and the Driver was unable to i avoid hitting Mason in town. Course completion of the primary Highway system in Mckean county of which about 26 Miles remains unfinished in Accord Ance with the Promise made the voters when the county too Good roads Bond Issue was adopted in 1916, is the demand of Mckean county taxpayers. A Gigantic mass meeting of the people of Smethport Al Riecl port Allegany it. Jewett Kane and intermediate Points with delegations from Olcan n. Y., and Burtville Shinglehouse Roulette Coudersport the latter towns in Potter county is Low planned to which leaders of the Good roads movement and state and county officers will be invited. It is expected the meeting will be in the nature of a Gigan tic picnic and that delegations from All the towns named above will journey to the meeting place which has not yet been decided upon in automobiles. Business men and to Weir Fain lies will make the housewives now exercise just As much Power at the polling place As their husbands. The Democrat arises right Here to suggest that Kane be designated As the picnic place. It is a Point which can be easily reached from All the towns interested and has splendid picnic grounds which can accommodate the thousands of people who will participate in this Gigantic unique rally of protest. Plans for combined action on the part of smaller Mckean county towns were started at a meeting of Good roads boosters in port Allegany last week when the threat became apparent that the original plans of the Good roads association for county Highway construction were in risk of being sidetracked in the of if it Tai Rii not Fml. Too Ali 13 Tiff 3.10 a run Daviou t the this comity Fiey desire to present re routing i the by Trail do most emphatically demand the completion of the county High Way system As first contemplated and As the Good roads stand on record to see finished per a clause in its own Constitution. Gaps of uncompleted wretched Highway Yawn on the Pri Mary system Between Larabee and Farmers Valley Between port Allegany and Larabee and Between Kasson and it. Jew Ett. Smethport Eldred it. Jewett Kane and port in regards to Highway construction find themselves in the position of being All dressed up with no place to go. In the picnic plans the county at Large is indebted to Eldred for the suggestion. The Allegheny Bridge club the hustling civic organization of that town which has the distinction of be ing the youngest organization of its kind in the county last thursday staged its first annual Outing. Members of the club their wives and families accompanied by the Eldred band journeyed to Crystal Springs beyond Coudersport on the Jersey Shore Pike. Cars to the number of 80 were in the Calv Cade and fully 400 people made the trip. Erronte the tourists Stop Ped and stirred up latent Community spirit at various and Good roads for All was the slogan. Right then and there the county picnic idea was suggested. The Smethport canopus club is preparing to co operate in the big county Good roads rally. The remaining gaps of the c6unty primary Highway system have All nearly but not quite advertised for bids at one time s or another now As any stration of True Public sentiment is made. Vets proofs of injury must be in before aug. 9. Thero Are i Large number of Etc ians throughout Uio country probably thousands of them who have neglected to apply for a certificate of injury the failure to obtain this Cert Tecate will my Ulyate against tile veterans in making application for compensation under Tho Veteran s Bureau in Tiu event tint Liu of nil to apply for compensation within five years from Dale of discharge. Therefore the director of Tho Bureau Charles u. Forbes urging Veteran organizations to and visa Aluir members of the necessity of securing such a certify cult. The Certin Cate of must be obtained Prici to August 0, 1023, a provided in Section of tile War rink insurance act is no Euleil August 0, 3021. Tills Section of Tho net covers the limitations of the right of Annex Woidier to obtain compensation for a disability resulting from a disease or injury of service origin unless the Dos ease or injury has resulted in a Dos j ability within one year from Date of discharge unless the discharged sold Ier or Sailor in fuestion can obtain j from the director of Tho United states Veteran s Bureau n. Certificate of in jury within one year from the Date of separation from the service or prior to August 9. 1022. Deer killed when struck by Auto. Ridgway july two year old Doe which Welp Rcd 90 pounds was filled when struck by in Auto some Imp during the night tuesday on the1 Root Lack Road near the spleen farm j unknown persons. It evidently was Cal dental because three Brockport men coming from Ridgway at an ear s hour yesterday morning discover d the body of the animal and it had Een dead but n Short time. It was taken to Brockport yesterday morning and later Gamo Warden Turey brought the carcass Here and h Hlll be Given to some Char Tahlo in Tutu toil. It is Seldom that a Fleer is seen so close to town is the spleen farm is but Miles from town. Tho Ani Mal was viewed by Many person when it was brought Here this utter Oon at. 2 o Little boy hit there was Ball playing or Ball Root Long at Community Field Smoth Lort last sunday afternoon when. St. Marys Defeated the Smethport team by score of s to St. Marys ims a. Ast Semi pro team including a numer of players who were in the old Eico lineup. But they did t win Sun Day because they bad a better team ban Smethport. It was a loosely pm nod contest on both sides each team evidently try no to outdo the other in eccentric baseball. However Smethport played i More consistent game ban the visitors and secured a greater number of hits but wore unable of Bunch them to an extent to take he Lead. However the locals menaced their opponents it every stage of he Breaks were against them. It would describe it aptly to say St. Marys won by Hick in Spito of Tho repeated errors the contest was a hard played one and a consequence was As interesting to the spectators As an exhibition. Tommie Clark Tho local Stalwart Litcher had Ono bad inning Tho flout Dut after that pitched splendid Ball but was accorded disheartening sup port. In Tho sixth he retired and Muggs Walker occupied Tho Mound through Tho remaining innings keep ing his opponents Well in hand. In the first inning St. Marys succeeded in running in two scores. In Smethport s half of that Frame Tho locals tallied Ono score. In Tho fourth St. Marys gathered a total of four runs. Smethport slug Gers gained their batting eyes in their half and for a time it looked As u the Haloon was going up but St. Marys retired our boys after they had gathered a total of in the sixth St. Marys captured two More runs and Smethport started off on a hitting rampage which was Thomas the 19-Mbnths old son 6l or. And mrs. Floyd Nichols of Bank Street was seriously injured Satur Day evening when hit on the hand by a Hatchet welded by his brother Don Ald aged 8 years. Donald was chopping a. Stick when ills Little brother suddenly placed his hand under the falling Hatchet with the result that the Index Finger of the Little boy s left hand was Cut open half its length. Drs. Robert Hamilton and Burg Chadwick were summoned and dressed the injury. Thomas is now recovering nicely and amputation which it first appeared to be necessary was averted. Fred Mccrary dead pred Leo Mccrary aged 51 died at his residence on first years Street Eldred at after an illness of Sev eral months of a complication of Dis eases. He had Arisen and was feeling about he same As usual up to within a few minutes before the final summons deceased Siviia Burn in Wellsville n. Y., october is 1s70. On october is. I u in he was United in marriage to miss Margaret Lyden. Of Sartwell who proved a devoted wife and is now called to mourn his sudden demise. Or. And mrs. Mccrary lived in Emit exhibition first base Mullen of port All Fiany Umpire Dythe game and sustained hug reputation for being one of the Best baseball auth Bra Les in this Section or. Will Umpire nil local games in the future. Following is the summary St. Marys a r h to a b of 4 2 21 0 0 pin Len. In 5 2 2 8 1 0 Urban of 5 2 1 1 2 0 Gaff a if. .1 0 2 22 0 oxen tag. 2b 3 0 0 6 6 0 Senott. So 6 0 0. 1 00 Aachen is 5 1 1 2 3 1 Mcdonough c 4 0 0 7 1 0 Lar land p 4 i i o 2 1 Cooper 3b Mcdermott in Denning. If Mcgowan c Ohn Walker 2b Meier of till is Hull of Walker p Lark p 39 8 0 87 16 2 a r h to a b 1130 2 13 Smethport until about live years when they moved to Eldred. To leaves to mourn his death i wife Mother. Mrs. M. C. I ovary Oil do. By. One sister. Mrs we. Ohn the Twenty six Miles can just As Well be completed Clemons of Clio ii was member of other be we opine when the Demon most of this uncompleted Highway lies along the Buffalo to Pittsburgh Road As nature intended it should run. That is or. Ami mrs. X. Richmond of Fred a from Buffalo through Frankli Viville Olean Bullis Mills Allee Farmers Valley Smethport it. Jewett Kane and Down. Arrested o n serious charge. Lee Blower a Glass worker of Hazel Hurst was arrested monday by county detective Jack Alison on a charge of adultery and f and b. On complaint of Francis an 13-year-old girl also of Hazelhurst. Blower who is a married Man with a family was brought to Smethport Mon Day evening and at a hearing before Justice Colegrove was hem for court in the sum of j350, which was furnished. A Mol Imond. Who is one of America s greatest Autho resses is known to the Reading died at county Home. Marvin Creek Road now open. To traffic. The newly completed Marvin Creek Road from Smethport to Kapson is now mrs7 Jennie Stewart of Crosby an i to to Lafayette Corners Road to be built through Woods ,., ,._ j0ininfr the original Trail at it. Jewett if it should providentially happen that the completion of the primary system now being demanded is accompanied by the. Securing of the Road Between Bradford and it. Jewett tourists Between the two great cities will have the Choice of two routes. One will be straight As the Crow flies from Buffalo to Larabee where the traffic to Williamsport and Points Down state will Branch off through port Allegany Roulette Coudersport and Over the historic Jersey Shore Pike or where tourists Between Buffalo numerous books and Short stories fearing in leading publications h re lighted millons of readers. Mrs. Richmond is a former port a Legarry Girt. Both she and or. Richmond Are known in Smethport. Mill and Marvin streets was opened the forepart of the week. The Only remaining strip is that on Marvin Street from Tho Railroad tracks to the Sloan residence which will be soon. Four recently installed of Muldon Type interstate window Glass injured at Glass factory. Wilma Craft an employee of the was badly mowing machines is now working to Cut on Tho left Arm by a piece of Ontl capacity. A Large production of slaps the forepart of the week. Glass of Beautiful Quality is being so Hamilton attended the cured and is Hoinig to Market Iran s requiring several is fast As turned out. Stitches i Clise Tho wound. Celeste Sloan at the Corner of Pittsburgh could Branch off for a Side trip to the Fannis and it Vaeila a no run t i Black i Crest the Potter ice mine and Oie Bull s Castle the great historic shrine of this Section of the United states. Continuing the Trail would pass through Smethport and the site of the old Bennett House from which general Kane is sued his Call for riflemen for the famous civil War Buckta is and where the regiment mobilized to proceed to Harrisburg. To was also in Smethport that an enthusiastic Buck fail recruit Cut the Tail from a Buck Deer hanging in front of a meat Market find placed it in his hat giving the regiment its picturesque. Continued on Page 8 the funeral will be held Forenoon and interment made in Eagle. 30 4 12 27 10 2 h. Mcdermott. Walker. 3 Bane hits off Clark 7, Walker 2. Douhan to Penlon. Struck Clark 2, Wellser Hartland i. Iasi in Clark 2, walk r 1, Hartl and 1. 2, Fred for a number of conducted Tho cot take hotel. Smith i Johnsonburg next sunday. Johnsonburg will to Smith porn s of port. And Dur Luis his residence Here i it commit Matiy fold n it Sun made friends by the lesion All of win were shocked the news of his de Mise. Prior to entering the Otel Busi Ness or. Mccrai a who was a Chi pen Ter and a master Workman too. Foll owed to contracting business. After quitting the hotel business he moved to Eldred and Affan took up his Trade during the construction of the Sec la t Ort Rew City Road was located in Smethport having constructed the forms for All the Concrete Bridges along the new Highway. Rcd Mccrary was a Man of splendid qualities .1 True Friend and one who was generous to a fault. As such be will to mourned by hundreds of a blends nil River the country. Paving work progressing luncheon co., local contractors Are making rapid Progress on the work of paving West main Street and Mech anic Street from main Street to a Point Between Bank Street and Rose Hill Avenue Money been furnished by Nhut tink property owners to extend the paving from Bank Street further up the thoroughfare. Magazines. Day it the paper City boys Are said to be even faster than St. Marys so a Jerreat exhibition can be expected. Walker and Peeler will be the Battery for Smethport new Golf course in use. Tho recently completed Golf course of the meth part county club has thrived like the proverbial Green Bay tree. Tho grass on the fairways and greens of the Beautiful local Marsa has grown in a manner to Delight even the most optimistic and during tha past week it has been possible to open up most of the course. Large numbers of local Golf enthusiasts have been going to the course each Day and Utill Zunz Tho part now open to the fullest advantage. Plans for constructing a. Suitable club House Are now being discussed. The Smethport Goll Courso will be one of the finest in this Section of the United states before the end of the present and another season it is bound to attract Golf enthusiasts from a wide radius to Smethport. Scott Robinson pro. Of the country club who constructed Tho great local course is now at Gettysburg constructing another course. It is expect when want a Magazine sub i Ilion Ron or cd a new subscript Jed he will return to Smethport in the Tenn ask for at Tho news stand. Fall

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