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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 07, 1924, Smethport, PennsylvaniaPage four the Democrat thurs., aug. 7, 1924 the Mckean Democrat Russell Lindsley editor and manager ensured Suie import potato Lelce a second Cloas mutter. Smethport pa., thursday August 7, 1924 democratic ticket for president John Wilson Davis of Virginia for vice president Charles w. Bryan of Nebraska state treasurer Heber Reading state auditor general John r. Collins Coudersport supreme court judge Margaret Centre Klingelsmith Philadelphia representative in Congress 23rd District e. R. Benson my. Jewell state senator 25th District Las. G. I Tinl Bradford member of Assembly Maxwell Moore. Bradford Kean county Democrat and editor i Kulsley for Able service. The recognition thus accorded is Well deserved. The Mckean county Democrat really democratic. Some democratic papers is arc merely of Star record. Countess Elvei granddaughter of the it ing of sol Deriv is working in Chicago the mugwump Bradford j f01 Wleh a Power machine this and that i ii r ,1 t it i Mobile cushions. The a Mosley of Smethport fully deserved j la of the wave of terror which is sweeping Brad Ford at tie present time demonstrating a Shock ing disregard for human life is such As to cause Law abiding citizens of the county much apprehension. Seemingly there is a Complete falling Down of All respect for Law and order despite lie utmost efforts of the authorities to keep the situation in hand. The majority of people will agree that Mckean county juries while energetic in returning verdicts against the average trivial offenders against the criminal code have in the past been extremely tolerant in treatment of murderers. Of the Many prisoners who have been tried for killings in the county not one has paid the extreme penalty in the past ten years. Murders have increased in numbers and in brutality until seemingly there is no fear on the part of the perpetrators of receiving Only mild punishment if apprehended. Severe punish ment for Petty offences Light punishment or no punishment at All for capital offences appears to be the Rule. It is time to fight fire with fire. A solemn example should be made of convicted 1 murderers from now on. Perhaps the Brad Ford police have found an effective antidote for checking the present crime wave in the prompt and proper action taken by officer Solt in fleeing desperado by sending a Bluet through his body. The wholesale raids of booze peddling joints in the county this week will also the complimentary notice lie received in the democratic county committee s Resolution recently passed. Lindsly is a Democrat from i he ground Bradford sunday Herald _ t _ f _ t 4. 4. F 1c. Matthews British inventor Anil i death Ray which More deadly than lightning. Is reported to make possible the Complete destruction of entire armies been much in the Public Eye. Matthews hellish invention with its Ippen to agree in the belief that the other is undesirable on Earth Lias attracted More attention than would a medicinal Ray which could cure the Many physical ills which Scourge humanity. Why it is hoped that Matthews discovery May be lost. Surely it is not needed in this violent age when death is the easiest estate Man can attain. __4.__f__f__ the supreme court of Pennsylvania has declared the Law which permitted voters absent from the state to mail in their votes unconstitutional. Tis Well. An old time local Gamb Long dead once remarked that he dreaded to set in a poker game with another old time Loc Al resident because As he put it i always have spit on the table not daring to turn in a state notorious for ballot stuffing and where the strictest scrutiny of voters in City precincts is not the not help Check the criminal continue epidemic and should it is so Seldom that a newspaper comes in for anything in return for the service it tries to Ren Der it , it s Community and it s political cutting leather Lor shoes until Muto the countess who i is a student of social conditions is in search of atmosphere. by in the leather gift Elsa mods the plentiful. In fact her s is an odoriferous skin game. Al who it cite men s styles say Nim Culine clo Hank will be More severe than Ever this year. Probably in re d to in Ico. Sheriff now has a prize collodion of Niurca is in his custody at terrible possibilities of rapidly repopulating the co my Juii. This Borough. The men world when two nations happen to i Cree in the a Tony s with the brutal murder of Jas. Mcdougall if Lewis Hun who have been prisoners for some time and Tony charged with murder of George Kelly of Bradford last Welc. Helped the county authorities weave the web of damning evidence resulted in the arrest of the Spehar Brothers. The Brothers proceeded to implicate Cero in the Mcdougal murder. However it was afterwards i oven to the satisfaction of the authorities that Tony knew nothing of the jux wis run crime. However Tony now has troubles of his own and no ii Liln will save him from the Kelly murder charge As the crime was witnessed by several. As can lie imagined the relations Between the speary and Cero Are not what can exactly be described As cordial. Sheriff Banon keeps Pence in his "happy11 frenily of murderers by keep ing the Spears up Anil Zero downstairs. The Brooklyn or Mirin who died and left a bequest of Fly pier week to care or Hei do Jas and a weekly allowance f 0 per week to her Mother. Has on a merited place in heaven. Or Al it so a pardonable Brench of the Ules of modesty when a live com Unity occasionally boasts of the ail intakes it possesses but the limit As almost been reached it would eem when our neighbouring of Bradford. Pa., disregarding stale and oven tonal boundaries reaches Over he line and claims Possession of new York state s recently created Beautiful Forest area Allegany state ear Salamanca. That s taking in a whole lot of territory. Term the hones of Kins Richard 111. Who was killed at the Bailie of Bosworth party save condemnation that a kindly word when it does come is like a Ray of the lord s Sunshine from a Bleak sky particularly so when such kind words come from other newspapers Suhich Are prepared to speak authoritatively. The sufficient to guarantee honest voting Law which permitted votes to be sent into state by mail from All Over the Union did contribute anything to the purity of the ballot. William m. 33utlcr, Republican National chair Man with an almost Sublime Confidence which puts him in the Optimist class declares that the Oil scandals will play an insignificant part in the coming Campaign. With the principals of the big steal under indictment and forsaken by the National administration from which they expected the rank and file of republicans will not share chair Man Butler s optimism. Americans Are woefully tolerant in viewing the shortcomings of men to important Public offices. The rank and file expect corruption to a greater or lesser degree in local government administration perhaps even in state government but when thievery develops in a National administration their patience becomes exhausted. It is not reasonable to ask voters 6 the nation to return the party whose administration was responsible for unprecedented Shock ing debauchery thievery and looting of the pub lie Domain under the noses of indifferent official occupying the highest posts of government to Power to redeem the nation from the stigma i is now under. A Complete change is needed will appreciates the following kindly enc our not Only honesty but ability that will inspire tha gement from the splendid editorial columns of the Bradford daily Star record and the Brad Ford sunday Herald the democratic party of Mckean county has formally expressed its approval of the my such conditions exposed last Winter will not occur again. John Davis honest and undeniably one of the Ablest men who Ever aspired t the presidency presents that guarantee to the people of America. The magician have been found in not Nunn to find it is entirely crash coolers Leicestershire. For american the Boneh of frequently revealed to the discomfort lire of Bone rollers. Rixford won fast game Here sunday in the presence of one of the season s a Kkt is t e Row d s j of h c u n n i ngh n. M s fast Rex for team composed of r Ford. Pen t Allegany and Smethport Diamond stars. Dufeau a the Rule a c in in. K k county c h a m m o n s. By the score of 7 to 6 at Community fell East snu1 in port san any afternoon. O f i n i on a s u a n 1 m o us that this he of the Best Diamond exhibit ions i ver Irneth port. The was hotly con Sii a from Start to i n 3 f h and was r e p 11. L o i i h s p dec c Lirk of pm arts on the Mound for Kif on let r Tii int Voi of Whf .1 air a Iii i i 7 or j in j a in Lur in i i s Ilc in t h of pinyin Rihr to toss. Buffalo Hewitt sunday s or Merj or Mckean Gas and Oil the new gasoline motorists Are talking about a local product Mckean Gas can be purchased in Smethport at the following stations main Street garage Smethport garage nearby stations Blauser port garage j. Parsons store f. J. Quirk Mckean county distributor Smethport Penna. Trial will convince ets Iddie decorative lighting fitments the equipment is coining into its own As a Trofy decorative Factor in Home furnishing. Many Are becoming dissatisfied with old style chandeliers and Are replacing them with Riddle fitments now widely recognized As the Standard of residential lighting. As authorized Riddle dealers we shall be glad to show you the genuine Riddle fitments. We feel sure the Beautiful designs and the colourful esperanto decoration will prove a revelation to you. Suggestions and estimates gladly Given without obligation. Chas. W. Masser hardware Smethport a. Authorized Riddle dealer i m Chi Una y. Crude Oil prices Cut 10 to 25 cents i 1.-h-1 1.u- i i i-in-1 n x w v i 1.1-1 i i if Battery service if repair shop Charles Montilluer 205 East main St. Smethport 173 Bell phone Presto Lite distributor the democrats months the
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