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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 7, 1924, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMoki a county s the Mont a Civ for the 8 worn circulation 1 Juu tin. In Uncrut Caretta .1011 r or r t in i n if u into Mure in Sim Tajii Hurt and a Nurul or Kunii county them Irv by Nohr aunty weekly. It in mom i it Liy Tomti volume 48. . Ii it to. Inc. Smethport pa., thursday August 7, 1924. Per year. Of. 32 car badly wrecked but Driver Only slightly injured in Marvin Street grossing crash hit by a Shawmut passenger train the Marvin Street crossing tuesday evening with the result that his car was partially demolished Ward Ray Auer of Rose Hilt Avenue Smethport emerged from the terrifying experience with Only minor injuries. Hia escape was truly miraculous. My. Rhymer who is employed at the Plant of Holmes i Gilfillan was re turning from a trip up Marvin Creek in a Ford delivery truck belonging to that company and drove onto the directly in is train ibo approach. Tali the truck Ai oui a a t destroying the Back ii i of the body or. not thrown from and escaped with Sligh land Cus about Tho face a Lou across the Mouth which lessened two Teeth. Chad Wick attended his injuries. The wrecked car was towed to the Sarasue of quirk i hons for re pairs. So suddenly did or. Raymer appear ahead of the train that the Engineer had no Chance to Stop but he applied new sign Marks Start of Bradford Oil Field just where the famed Bradford Oil Field starts has to our knowledge never been defined up to within tha pa3t j Tew Days when a new sign painted on j one of the Large tanks at Tho nearby j Parmera Valley Plant of the if Kean i county Oil refining company and situated close to the Highway running from Smethport to Bradford announced the boundaries on this end. The sign which is an attractive one. Reads As follows Here begins Bradford Oil Field producing the highest Grade crude Oil in the world. Roadway rises 900 feet in Tho next 6 miles.1 new Highway building local part in National defense Day sme Lenort will participate in National defense Day. September 12. Rev w. Van Dyko ranking Mem Ber of the u. S. A. Reserve officers Cip is. Pursuant orders received from the commander of the 4th army area Lias named a committee com posed Ani Erchin legion members and prominent citizens to take charge of arrangements to show How rapidly Smethport could participate in a mobilization emergency. The Democrat understands that this j committee is now functioning and it will undoubtedly keep the Public f is to invt Florin ii a from to the ii i trus drinking activities of 1830 recalled by old court House archives just discovered in shifting the of Tom me tile Nemoa of prominent parly Kean county of lace at pioneers of 1830 were such entries As the court House this Borough last the following week to expedite the. Work of alterations to the of tace. Which Hasl been in Progress some interesting an Clent documents Carno to Light. Or 4 i pills whiskey of cents. pint whiskey 13 cd nah. Gallon whisky Al. That thi.1 Virly pm earn Alho Cou sinned other strength impart ing fuel besides alcoholic stimulants is proven by lie three following entries i Nanarts hearts is cents. One of these a Ledger of Tho Board of for the 1s26 some amusing in Irish. For instance Tho of action Sut for Mckoan county mr.------3 Diu Nam and i it. Whiskey properly a Century a Ssiss run try. Per Nievo Vahn Tion do in provi a j by potatoes 75 cents. Homo Othor interesting entries were out Road myself and two hands 2 Days 1 1 to in my Oxon 2 Ilys. Pm i Jim i i j another Liu tvs Rani arc Clint Book i a i Lik on. Or. In in of land Rind i 2 per acre on unimproved land. The valuation of a Yoke of no in was Lii etl j t Jio while Sincle men with appraised higher. Also garage and brakes in trixie to Stop. A Bey Ond. Or. Rayner can owe his escape to his presence of mind in giving the car More when he saw a. Collision was inevitable causing the vehicle to jump ahead so the front end cleared the tracks. The Accident happened at 5t30 o clock. To night s band concert program the concert rendered by the sir a port band at the court House band stand bust thursday was largely attended another of this popular series weekly concerts Wil he Given this thursday evening a. O clock. Following a the program Mcfall. Fox Carolina of amnio. Jim from the out i to. By request blues Handy heart t gave Vou. Jolindon. Overture Northorn lights a trombone. Fillmore. Murch Cordina Denis opens offices in Hamlin Bank bldg. Here the d. To. Dennis construction com Pany on the to and the port to Road jobs h a opened of Lea on the if i Mlin and Trust company building this week my. T. I main a is in Tho nth if s Vin r t u his to mins a of a e cent genl site of Olean. Ins a 1103i icon at the offices. And Force machine shop ios for the tractors trucks and other building equipment of the local organization. At the present time theoflice is located in the Armstrong Block on main Street while the mechanical department is housed in the old Smethport garage company build on water Street. While the steel and other material for the new building has not yet arrived they Are expected in time to permit Tho building being completed by september 15. Illy transpire w 11 a a. R i i n demanded but at rest regarding cd. O the Ges new Chain five and dime store the new business Block of i. E. Bailey on East. Fain Street replacing the Structure jutted by fire Early this year is rapidly n earing Reading a for occupancy. The completion of this Block will Mark the Advent of two new business enterprises into the local trading Neld. Part. The building the Democrat understands has been leased by the Market bucket stores inc. Of Otean. Which concern will a Utah Liefh a Chain store at this stand a Long term has been or. Bailey will himself occupy the other store room and will establish Jive and ton cent store to bid for local patronage. j i or i in i i discs May be set my Ture. There band music appearance of marching clubs political and otherwise a display of High bats of braid and regimentals All very pleasing maybe to the Eye. If res Ponse to the idea is a spontaneous As was the Rush of volunteers to participate in the world War previous to the government sending out personal invitations to be present it will All be quite impressive. Tho following1 communication to the Democrat from Baltimore gives Tho plan of National defense Day which gentle Reader you can see is Jite harmless Baltimore. 12th of Titis . Which in the anniversary of continued on Page 6. Col. 3 death of mrs. Ruth Perry mrs. Ruth Ellen Perry an aged and i silly esteemed resident of nor wich township died at Tai Homo of her son Green of Hamlin tuesday. Following a Ion or m Perry was Nealy is year of age. Besides her son or. Green. Mrs. Perry in survived by one daughter. I Neim 1 service will in i in ducted at the Home of Chis. Hei sos this of turn on the Jiin h. A of the army port Metho Church off i he is i Nikii y 1, puh in by k. .1. R. Of Jip p irly s i . A is gust g. 1r42. A Century ago Ono of i talc por probably Marks of the time Anil i Ono of the earliest journals archives was his per j tic efforts. Cash Book. Evidently he All tie indent documents Are in a in the tavern business As of perfect state of preservation. Past grands meet present Silver cup want to buy local Glass Plant Tony Gero held Here for brutal Bradford grime Tony Garo i notorious Bradford police Clur Aluir. Is in the in clean county jail snot port Wotli Tho brutal murder of Coorg a Kelly another Bradford Mon. Kelly was shot Asho Aat i a. Parked Auu Miollo Puiul died instantly. Dose few the fact that Gero was positively identified Liy two witnesses 03 the maa. Who murder Chi Coily. Tho Coroner s jury returned a verdict that Kolly had murdered by a parly or parties unknown.1 on Tho announcement of this unlocked Cor verdict county detective amen on of sine the port who conducted the in Wettig Ilion of Tho formal Chur i h of Inu Dor against Eru Oil info Nikolou made by Joo Snail no of Brail Fortl. Une of Tho wet of i Iii shoot ing. A hearing a 11 it i. In of that City la Hoki or action of uni jut without bail and wag rim Hilo Suic Poi Liy in elective i Slid Friday hat i Jet o Virl Filar let i for joins a lib Milford Lizul Iku of Uio italian 11 inti f s Home some previous and bul Loio shot Siisi a Linin Cor Robins. Tilt Ltd no stir to Coral of flu to Givus following account of the shooting a cold blooded murder took place on Iii of the main streets of this City at o clock this morning when George Kelley aged 35 years of 4t Kast main Stroot u labourer having a wife and four children waa shot dead Wiio Hung on Davis Atreo in a car owned by Josoph w. Snyder of la. Snyder and two Paul Walsh and Andy. Culatto in Smethport that some local stockholders of Tho interstate window Glass corporation Are making1 efforts j a to Purchase the Lound Plant withdraw from Tho Syndicate and Agrain operate it As a private Enterprise. While our informant is familiar with the move Mentho is unable to predict what the outcome will be. Over since the .1 urn i shut Down of the local Plant a few months Hack it of one of the company s Best plants. The Democrat understands Chat the Brand of Glass manufactured the Smethport punt enjoys an enviable reputation in the Trade and that buyers a Ivo the local product preference. The it. Jewett interstate factory has been running steadily Anil it has been announced that Tho Kane Plant of Iho com i by will resume operations within the next three weeks. The very time the factory was Smethport people will Hopo up n record both in to virility Tho present Runion that the local Plant and prod tic Eon of window Gin As Tho re has been oxur Issod Din a Al the ind shut May come under private control with the re Auk thar Ith Ufler will he restored proves Correct. T b e d i-4ci and e i e i i j d y f c 1 1 m c time ii idly injured her hip. In in the brands of the Independent order of Odd Fellows for t h o District composed of k1 a m c Kean Power and Cameron counties in s n o t h p o it last by i d to y e v f i n g at the Call of Tho w. Hilti i re. A a in d i n be was Pris inns of the Jowyna of to the Nihi ring in p i t h i j i n d highly Isle resting one. The body at end Neculai of Tho s met import Lodson of Tor which l h Mot in u 1 a r is o n. Of interest to the order w o v i i r 1 .1 and n t de upon. During Iha a Silver to the j b smog ignore. for winning u May remove main St. Telephone sought for parking at the August meeting of the Bor Tho opinion of the of per uni Roncil held monday evening sons fat n Aranci for bringing1 about the removal i Mont a Iii h will pm unto Illy e y Tol phone from the in. try Anxo of Polo Section of town solving j Ami Wiro in Bujin is hoc Linn of cured. Snyder accused Tony Gero a notorious bad character with crime. He identified Giro who the been locked up at the police 0.3 the Man who Tow Tho shoot info. In a statement Snyder claimed that Hla car an Oakland Godan had Boea drawn up to Tho curb in front of 21 Davis Street and that no nooner had it stopped than Gero Camo running from a truck which had stopped ii Cross the Street pulled a gun and placed it Hood from the open window of the machine and to my Mohi in problem wort the chief topics of Lih Russion. Imo Tho Bell Telephone Corn Piny made no Orturo to Tho bar for the Privi Losi of joint use of Tho Broash h electric line polos Ferine to r o c i p r o Ca t o h y allowing work of sup n in Rock at Community Field sunday jury from de. Which Sho Nover fully to death of mrs. Lee mrs. W. Loo a n resident this Vicinity died at the Home of the sniff port and Rod Rook will at Community fiem. Snot port Maui Rotor. Mrs. A 1 hollow. Monday in in lowing those t a m 3 Are openly matched and a most interesting contest can be expected. Time Rollo re at to re u t i o n 50 Cen t s. Long illness. o ind a nod at the Ltd Leo Home wednesday afternoon the Tutov. C Lias of the Smoth Iii of Mph Tiff. Of n county. Act n to i or just ads Morting a a i r to t h p i i h i is t b o i n j 3 n 3 s t p l Tion via inv run up it was dec if l o a t Jonio .1 i m in the .1 Uburn. Dite to a upon 1 Troy of Tho is 11 Ion w trough to string electric wires from i action his be on by co Jii Oil a i y n i u i s m o o to n or is a it. Was in Ohio in defer in Ion in Ihlen tier until in to Jour nod Moet i n s of h o c n r. I m or d. I y evening. August is. Waa Ilso i Mon of of the to problem o .1 Guiua Sobilo p on Thi p in shot. Lie said that Giro then ran Back to the truck him and was lost to Hight. Ico Foy died instantly from Tho Bullet we i he e n the Rod i h e base of the c cranium. It is 11 n i j to i Toti a i a commit Ron t ill s croat. Or Mon i flt. It f torn months from Tho Timo Tho Bor. W is to Trio i Tooi to join use of to providing o Svith make m h i a 1 Boon oni1 o no of if a i r. I Roe n Only on ill i i mar Hisil o p liking f Iri Liuo All for Tho hug event. Of in .1 so agree upon to hold Tho not Morting at Corid Erport. Tjo v even ing. Kept Ember 2nd. Zem zem patrol and band local visit boy scout recovering from serious injury Ono 1500 try Democrat Job printing. C 1 1- to Pillow Hoy scout Cut foot painfully who wan injured it rhe f i painful Counis Donn i on the in injured while at his work on the Heinemann estate Coleen be. A Lonrlon of which Cromp of a nub loj my Nizic sir inf l by Tho Superb band Are a i Ive hit is sex Erie i. Local visit will lie a Public a Shibi by tie patrol cml Nimnic by band will tour towns of Pennsylvania through whirl tie mini worship is Scute pro Neil visit. Tonj Shri nors. 150 Strong Are i c k Ami Ernp than i Ali pc n tin Mlinor to print in i Ter Ftp car Over by , exp Coteil to he on the program of each beat it Quick Beraudo the italian has a Sun m Ono Anil x knife in ten further suited that Afton in the Xvi Rhino sinus 3 o clock in the after noon , when Kelloy and Wiuli on Coreil the car sat in front next to him and Walsh got in Sny Ili a drove Tho car nylons North Aroet to Kaa to Mill to Sun Lynne. To Davis Floraet. Alien car Renc Focil a in first of the rent ural. Icci Loy to wanted to got out and walk but no sooner had the Rar stopped thin Giro appeared and shot Kelley. It is alleged. Snyder taken to the polio Sta in and caked to identify Goro and the Minro to flaw him. To yelled. Tint s Tho to said to Aero you shot Keila All and Giro sold what to killed Kolley. I Don t know what Yon talk about. A.i1 r know is that some Bis Folia hit to for Sale Pound Percheron Leago of the South Ponn Oil company. Maro Aix years old and sound. Adm Whan b.9 burls the Point of i made in last week s Democrat of members of the Erie shrine Rialdi. 11 n. Marsh. Wan to Aldini in Hon Fitt foot. Thelis to i improving rapidly. 13 included in the itinerary. . Man Camo to Smethport where to is .1 i Vilont Bradford tips at Iho the Democrat forma Adf. Hamilton attended the wharf in w.19 taken Folly want clone no announcement Lias Boon a Jinil. The Accident. J of Iho time the. Patrol and 1 i h. K. Lini s. And Are living on Tho car during the week s Outing. Tourists will a Pond tuesday night and part if wednesday in in the Eye. ills Eye is badly on Page 2, col. 4 Anil mrs. John Ruffalo children John and Roll Zareth o f Ohio spent sunday great Al of a frs. Ruffalo s parents or. Mra. Jail

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