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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 10, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania week into More Homes in Mckean county than other weekly newspaper i Mckean Democrat the Democrat the entire of Mckean. It to be your paper. Volume 46. Co to. Smethport August 10, 1922. Per year. Adolph Cav Altini aged 26 of Betula died at the Olean Hospital on wednesday evening of last week As of terrible injuries sustained at Betula that afternoon. The Accident happened after the Democrat forms had closed last week. Cav Altini who was employed at the Keystone chemical factory was driving a heavy Load of Wood when the front wheels of the Wagon gave Way. The Load of chemical Wood toppled Forward and Cavallini was precipitated under the horses hoofs. The animals ran away and the unfortunate Man was trampled under the hoofs of the terrified steeds and buried under the Load of Wood. One car was torn from his heart bib liver was punctured his Fine injured and his right thigh fractured in Sev eral places. Or. Cummings of Betula and or. Robert Hamilton of Smethport were summoned to attend the injured Man and a Telephone Call was sent to Olean Lor an or. Cummings reached the scene soon after Cav Altini had been extricated from under the Load of Wood. That physician rendered first Aid and placed the injured Man in his automobile and started out to meet the ambulance from Olean. At a Point this Side of Crosby the injured Man suffered a severe sinking spell and or. Cumnings stopped his oar and was rendering the Accident victim necessary attention alongside the Roart when or. Hamilton reached the scene. Soon thereafter the Oloan ambulance arrived and Cavallini was rushed to setting poles this week. During the past week the Force of Yorkmen of Smethport s new Munici pal electric Light and Power system under Tho direction of the local sup Seth Norman have competed to Concrete bases Lor the or Nate Iron posts Tor the main Street White Way lighting system with the exception of five locations on West main Street where paving la in pro Gress. Work of laying the conducted underground wires along main Street is now in Progress and it is expected that a number of posts will be erected this week. of erecting Tho tile trans former House on water Street has nearly been completed and electricity next month is the aim of Borough electricity manager j. C. Backus. Linemen of the Keystone Power company which will furnish the Bor Ough current Liao completed the transmission line from i. Jewett to Smethport to Tho Mclveen farm this Side of Kasson and the work is being rushed to Early completion. Road rally is big topic of the Day committee from All the towns interested will arrange for coming county Pic big baseball event at Grange picnic a feature of the Mckean county Orange farm Bureau and sheep growers picnic at Coryville saturday August in will be a game be tween those old rivals Smethport and Hixford in the afternoon. A game will be played be Ween two other picked Tennis in the morning. An interesting program of other ath Letic events is being arranged and there will a swimming and boating Albert Manning master of tie new York state Grange and head of dairymen s league will deliver the Only address of the Day. The Eldred band will furnish music for the event. Fair grounds in splendid condition Tho grounds and buildings of county knit association the Borough Are being placed in Tho Best condition in history be sept. 12, 13, barns and est is Are being placed first class condition and extensive Lor the big fair to 14, and 15. The ii that Coly. He died a few hours after pairs have been made to the Gram reaching the Hospital. Stand. Tho Bleak Walls of the Hexhi Niton space under the grandstand hav Ien covered with Muslin and painted inking the Axi arters most attractive. The race track has been put in firs class condition assuring fast Racin events each Day of the fair. The Premium list one of the larges Ever issued by association i be distributed during the coming weel Marvin Creek Road now open. The1 final Gap of the. New Marvin Creek Road in this Borough was finished tuesday. The Marvin Creek improved Road will be opened to traffic from main -st., Smethport entire length Kasson to Day. The Cohen contractor. On at i i i i in will finish their local the new Marvin Creek Road Ondrof the finest highways in this Section of the state which reflects eat the Road building a _ Gri laity of by Emery the local Job superintendent of aged lady recovers from serious injury. Mrs. Julia Thornton an aged and highly esteemed East Smethport lady who sustained a fractured hip sever Al weeks Ngo is recovering. Owing to Tho fact that mrs. Thornton is 84 years of age Little Hope was entertained at first for her recovery but her wonderful endurance has triumphed and she is now Able to walk some about the House. Her recovery from this serious injury is regarded As remarkable in surgical annals. Entered rugs. Some person or persons broke into the House owned by d. Comes on Marvin Creek one Day last week and Etole one Large Rug and two smaller ones belonging to Harrison mum Ford of Bradford. The loss is about the identity of the guilty ones to suspected and county detective j. J. Allison who is working on the Case la Likely to make arrests in the Case in the next few clays and Date to soon. I be announced it is expected that definite announcement will be made in few Days time of the plans for the big county Good roads picnic which will bring thousands of Mckean county voters together for the purpose of laying plans to secure the compleat 011 of the primary highways in the county the original object be of the Mckean county Good roads association the Ime the county Good roads Bond Issue was carried in 1916. That taxpayers Are thoroughly aroused to the absolute necessity of resisting any movement to interrupt the primary Road building Campaign in any Wuy Sis evidenced by the interest citizens Are exhibiting. Since the Democrat of last thursday appeared containing Tii account of the proposed picnic plans and the reasons which motivated the arrangements for the coming monster Demon stration this office has been deluged with queries for further information regarding the big rally All of which indicates that Smethport will turn out in Masse on the occasion of the big county gathering. The committee in charge of plans for holding the Good roads demonstration of which r. E. Burdick of Smethport is a member is organizing a general committee composed o from every town interested to arrange plans for the picnic. Definite picnic plans will be announced As soon As this committee starts to function. Indications Are that port Allegany Eldred Alt. Jewett Haz Ellmost Kane Smethport and intermediate Points will be represented by monster delegations while Olean n. Y., and Potter county towns will be represented. The time has arrived in. Our country s history when improved highways linked with the great National system Are vital to our cities and towns. A splendid Start has been made in Mckean county but is incomplete impotent by reason anniversaries of dates when j Moke an boys made history. Four years ago monday when Tho Causo of Tho Allied or Niles looked Des Perate a War. Weary world was Chicot cd by Tho that american unnamed divisions had launched an offensive against the germans and that the enemy was retiring from one of his salient before Tho in resist Able Rush of Jack Persh Ling a boys. The Long awaited american offensive Vic la was speedily crowned with sue Ess was on. Later it developed that he 112 the Pennsylvania infantry including companies from Bradford Cane and Ridgway made up in their Lor Sonnell hundreds of Mckean coun a boys including a number from Smethport were in the Lead of Tho attack which played such an import ant part in sealing Germany s doom did and covered themselves with glory. Twenty four years ago yesterday on aug. 0, 1898, Mckean county boys help d write american history at the Point if a Bayonet in Mother Quarter of Tho on that Day Tho Lgth Penn Sylvania infantry including co. C. Of Bradford fought the Battle of Coamo Porto Kico put the Spanish forces to Light and placed the Island of poro Rico under the american Flag. Spanish am clan War veterans of tills Section know Tho anniversary of that is Coamo Day. Those boys of of knew none of the comforts and sanitary precautions which were Given our boys in Franco oven under the most Adverse conditions Cal campaigns waged by the our Tropi Over stricken boys in Cuba and Porto Rico were ones of horror but the boys car ried on 1 just the same. There is a regrettable disposition to forget the in Yourous achievements of the Ameri can troops who brought proud Spain tumbling from her pc Destal As a world Power. Smethport residents vet i inns of co. C in Porto Atco Aro sheriff j. S. Rob Inson Hyscal Hockenberry and b. H. Southwick. Kew. Elf kilns who is at present visiting it the Home of g. W Mitchell was a member of the postal service accompanying the troops in Porto Rico and was present at Tho Battle of Coamo under the army organization of those Days postal clerks of american forces rated As civilian attaches. Or. Jifkins following the War helped organize the american pos Tal by Rico in Porto Atco and for a number of years was assistant Post master of san Juan. Yesterday the surviving members of co. A. Bradford and co. D., of City celebrated the anniversary of Coamo reunion in. The sometimes they sometimes they Don t but h. The Crafty Smethport shortstop Liao to Como there aa--7.5 Strong is to was Back won t say. One three Bagger Qutul two Bagger in t such a bad at the stick oven for a youngster after a vacation of a week or rather weak Tony Anderson s r team red end themselves after marys defeat by hitting their stride by hitting the Ball after fhe first inning of Iho game with Johnson Burg it Community Field last emerging victorious by a score of 6 t. To is considered to to a better team than St marys.7. In the first inning duo to i Loose playing on Tho locals part John Sori Burg scored three runs to which they were not entitled by any the least said about that Tho better. From that time on however Tho Loo nos settled Down to rattling Good base Ball and the game moved with Speed _ and air tight baseball up to the loot of the sixth. With two men Down Clark gained Bauo an balls and then came tally. The Smethport warhorse a Homo one of Oley s hot ones and leaned for three bags. Hull Conne Etea with a. X sly Flor for one sack and Mckenna lifted out a neat two Bagger Denning met one squarely Lor three hags per forming a neat clean up. Denning cored making a total of five runs. In the seventh Kohn lifted out of to lot for a two Bagger and Tully connected lined out a Rico ring icon. Pm of Limestone. As can _ company contractors Oil the local of. Paving West mail Street and Mechanic Street Between main and Center streets started con Crete work on the main Street the Job yesterday. The local company received a Large Concrete mixer and four trucks and necessary materials the latter part of last week and expected to Concrete work monday but for the rain. A Large Force of men is being employed by the gun Cheon company to Rush the local Job to completion. Fordson pulls Well. , local Fordsor tractor dealer pulled a Well on the Berry lease Coleville week with a Ford son equipped with a special apparatus being manufactured in Sheffield. The inventor and manufacturer of the in Genius Well pulling appliance for for sons came to Smethport and con ducted the successful test stolen car found two boys in jail Clinton and Walter Arthurs aged 18 and 19 respectively were arrested yesterday by sheriff j. S. Robinson for the alleged theft of n Chevrolet touring car belonging to Edwin Burlingame of Hinsdale. N. Y., in Olean june 3, and Are being held at the county jail this Borough. Burlingame came to Smethport yesterday and positively identified the car As the one stolen from him. The Arthur Brothers who have been employed on a nearby farm for some time past stoutly maintain their innocence. They claim they bought the car from in Cuba n. T. They Are clean Cut appearing boys who look younger even than their years. The or Osheia waived extradition and an officer is expected from Olean to Day to take them Back to new York state for trial. His neck badly Cut Kohn had narrow escape Pete Kohn employed As a snapper at the local Glass factory of the interstate window Glass company had a narrow est Joe from fatal injury while at his labors monday night. Kohn was in the act of lifting a roller when it broke and his Arm re Taining a Large fragment of Glass flew up on being freed of its heavy weight and a Jorged Edge of Glass entered the left Side of the Young Man s neck inflicting an ugly wound. Or. Robert Hamilton attended the Young Man s injury it being found hat the Glass had narrowly missed the la Trular vein. It required five stitches o close the wound. Another Workman injured saturday. On Satin Day p. Finch employed As i. Shove in boy at the window Glass factory stooped Over to pick up a Short Cylinder of Glass and dashed his head against a taller roller standing alongside. Receiving a bad Cut on the forehead. Or. Hamilton attended his injury. Or and mrs. E. C. Paulson who has been spending Tho summer at their old Home in Smethport Jast night for new York from which port they will sail saturday for Liverpool on the first Lap of their Long journey to far off Burma where or. Pattison is employed As a Driller being one of the american Pioneer Oil men who devel oped the burmese Oil Fields having come1 Home on his first vacation in five years. Or. And mrs. Pattison Are accompanied on the return trip by mrs. Frank Potter wife of sex county treasurer Ford kick broke his Arm Henry Lathrope of Crosby received a fractured right forearm monday in cranking a Ford automobile when the hark fired. Or. Hamil ton of Smethport reduced Tho fracture. P. H. C. Will hold picnic. P. H. C. Members and their fam Ilies will hold a Basket picnic at Gal co Park on tuesday August 22. There will be a program of sports races and games for the fat Ana Lenn dancing afternoon and evening. Circle will furnish sugar Cream Coffee ice Cream. Bring your kiddies have a Good time. And and made Long trip. At the present time is completion of Between port Allegany and Larabee Larabee and Smethport Kasson and it. Jewett. This Road construction approximating 28 Miles must be completed before any other projects Are attempted. Patti Solis on Way to Mandalay two children of Kane Are going Potter and mrs. Frank Potter or and and Mandalay. To join their husbands who no employed As drillers in the burmese Oil Fields having gone there a. Year ago. Tho destination of the local party will be Penang Young Burma India and Tho voyage will consume upwards of six we rfcs. Or. Pattison and the Potter Are employed by the British Burma Pef oleum ltd., which is really the British government. Geo Hewitt Al so of Smethport is employed by the same company and is now located at a Point in the Interior of the country in the vast expanse Between Rangoon pen judge Heck of Coudersport who presided at the last regular april term of court in Ridgway would not Grant Joseph Zampogna and Frank Fidel i a new trial. Zampogna and Fidel i Civ Senten ced to Long terms of imprisonment in the Western Penitentiary by judge Heck presiding at court in Ridgway monday both men were Given sentences of not less ban five nor More than seven years. Zampogna and Fidel i were found guilty of pandering and since the trial Fideli has been released from jail in heavy bail. I not week he was again arrested on a Bench warrant which was served on him in Bradford from which place he was taken to jail at Zampogna and Fidel i were confined to the Mckean county jail in this Bor Ough for some time last fall. The two men overpowered a Young John so burs italian who was a witness against them in the Elk county Case and forcing Liim into their Hudson Sedan drove to a lonely strip of Woods near West Lino and there murderously at tacked him with a knife. The lad ran and escaped with a severe knife Cut on the Arm. His assailants were arrested in it. Jewett the same night and were brought to the Smethport jail later being taken Back to Elk county to face the original pandering charge. Tho serious charge against the men in this county has been allowed to rest for the time being. Another motor fire alarm the installation of a new fire alarm ing the completion of the one motor and the completion of another motor fire truck it once 1s the program of the Smethport fire department. To. J. Johnston and family or this at a meeting of the department held place and mrs. Eva Verner and con Benjamen. Of Olean n. Y., motored to Youngstown Ohio in the Johnston car last saturday returning sunday. In View of the fact that the distance from Smethport to Youngstown and r urn is 463 Miles Jay has established a reputation As an endurance Driver no mean ability. Methodist episcopal Church. Sunday August 1-1. Morning Wor ship subject the Church and last thursday night a committee was named to arrange for the Pur Canso and of is electric alarm Siren. The new Are alarm will be operated by current furnished by Smith port s new electric Power system. There will be fire alarm stations at various parts of town and the alarm will also be worked from the Telephone Exchange. It is snid the alarm can to heard for six Miles and those who participated in the late pleasure Jaunt to France where similar devices were in to to or i la a

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