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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 11, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Me Kean Democrat volume 52. Uumo Cinat pudli91i1ivq oo., inc. Hussell Jln Bluy. Editor Smethport pa., thursday August 11, 1927. Terms-42.00 per year. No. 32 oppose Chance Rinauto parking 6-mile Speed limit gon opus plans dry Sejor band sentiment against the proposed ordinance to inaugurate a. of Diagonal automobile parking on main Street crystallized at a meeting of the Smethport con apus club held at Munn s restaurant monday noon. James quirk of the club reported that lie visited Eldred sunday evening where Diagonal parking has been in effect for two years Tor the express purpose of finding out what Citi Zens of that town thought of the arrangement. Despite the fact that Eldred s main Street in the business Section is considerably Wiler than our own main Street. Hid red citizens whom or. Quirk interviewed vehemently declared themselves As opposed to the Diagonal paring plan. The fact was cited to the local Man that sunday an Eldred cat was badly wrecked when the Drivet backed across the Street to get out of a Diagonal parking space and was Iii by a passing motor car. It is easy to visualize innumerable Acci dents locally if Diagonal parking 3 adopted Here. The consensus of opinion seems to favor the draft of the ordinance tire pared by solicitor Claude Shattuck so far As it pertains to the fixing and enforcement of a Speed limit for motor cars and. Providing regulations which will restrict motorists from obstruct ing the trucks the local lire depart ment and from interfering with the of the firemen at restrictions Are it scorns to tie the general sentiment that automobile parking be allowed to re main As it like it is in the majority of cities and towns of this Section. During the discussion the interest Only Speed ordinance on the books is one passed years ago when the Bor Ough fathers of that period looked askance upon newfangled contraptions which were just starting to along local thoroughfares to the menace of life and the ordinance still in effect limits mechanical and horse drawn vehicles Speed of six for advertising to Che breath taking Miles per hour. In. J. Tuce. Who is organizing Field Secre Uii a of the Roosevelt Highway association rendered an interesting report of his recent drive for association members in Scranton which added j3.000 to the association s Treasury to be used purposes. An invitation was received from the Abmpr prium club a. New civic boosting body recently organized in the nearby town requesting the pres ence of the canopus officers and Mem Bers at a banquet to be held in Emporium this evening. The invitation was accepted and president w a. Ostrander and a Good sized delegation of con orians will motor to Emporium to night for the interesting event. R. P. Pry chairman of the welfare committee reported that the drive to raise funds for the Smethport band to enable it to continue in existence and to provide the people of Smethport with free summer open air concerts will be undertaken at once. and Smethport bands arrange for an Exchange of concerts the concert Given last thurs Day night by the Smethport band at the court House Square Pagoda was enjoyed by a record breaking audience. The pro Gram was a excellent one and the clarinet solos by or. Emil ferry and the vocal selections by Jack Morrison local baritone were enthusiastically received. Burleigh s band of Olean and the Smethport band have arranged an Exchange of concerts such As proved popular last year. Next thursday evening the next scheduled local concert Date Burleigh s celebrated band will play a Fine program at Tho court House Square Pagoda. The Fol lowing night the Smett port band will play a concert at Oak Hill Park Olean. The program for Tho concert by Burleigh s band will appear in the local papers next week. Local stage stars Black velvet and airs. Leonard Doyle the latter known to american theater goers is Leona Hogarth gifted Young actress who have been spending the summer vacation 7vith her parents. Or. And mrs. L. K. Hoga Rui in it last week in their car for new York Jar. Anal ads. Royle Aie starting re he urls with the company which will present Black a new slave Success for a run on Broadway this season and with which production Thi y play two of the principal roles. Frank Byron prominent n new York Star will be featured in the new York run of Black which Frank Keenan appeared during the Chicago run of the summer in Tho role in d play last Byron a soared in com with the Road company Klein Success presenting thie lion the and old the Minnesota Jurist visits relatives in Smethport judge and mrs. R. T. Daly of Ville. Minn., called on the former s cousins. Mrs. Katherine Mckean e. T. Daly and waiter Daly tuesday. This was judge and its. Daly s first visit to the Bast and both expressed themselves As being in Raptor band concert at a Smethport to night the Smethport Eland will Render a concert at the soldiers memorial Park in East Smethport this thursday at o clock As a compliment a the Public spa Riff of rat Lions of East Smethport who have always been Loyal boosters of the local organization. Following is tonight s program kitties. Morris. Selection and circumstance sir Edgar Ehrmar. Clarnot or. Emil ferry. Suite in 4 the lost Safranek. blues Handy. Trovatore. Verdi. Popular hits original. De with the scenery of Pennsylvania. Judge Daly s and his Kocoj relatives Grandfather came to this Section in 1819 from Tralee. Ireland and settled on potato Creek. In 1835 judge Daly s father with his father moved to the Western Prairie country then a far Flung out Post of where judge Daly was born. The Well known Minnesota Light was elected to the Bench Legal As a Democrat in 1915 and served until 1923, when he retired from politics. Judge and mrs. Daly were on their Iray to West Point where their son was a member of this year s graduating class. Firemen going to Kane at a meeting of the Smethport Firo department held thursday night plans were perfected for the local Organiza Tion to go to the Volunteer firemen s convention to be held in Kane thursday. August 25th, at least thirty Strong. It wag voted to charter one of the Large motor busses of Tho Kane my. Jewell and Smethport transportation co. To make uie trip. Merle Dickinson was elected Delegate with we. Pierotti As alternate to represent the local department the business sessions of the convention. Another Good Well for Smethport Gas company a second Well was completed for the Smethport co. On the c. D. Comes farm near Smethport last week which will he Good for a production of 80.001 feet daily. The flirt Well struck earlier in the to Rimmor. Was Good for a similar production. The is up for a third Voll for the local company Ori the comes least. Hout has returned from fishing trip to Canada. Subscribe for tha Democrat. Traffic heavy on Roosevelt route organizes Scranton for Roosevelt ass n. J. Rice organizing Flold Secretary of Tho Roosevelt Highway a Mocia Ion which is now engaged in con ducting a National advertising Campaign to popularize Tho Loose Rev. Highway association the great Scenic route which crosses Pennsylvania through the Northern tier of counties a necking Tho county seats with motorists of the nation was in Scranton a last week and conducted successful drive for members for the association. Or. Rice a splendidly received in the City of Anthracite and arousal Moh enthusiasm for the Tho Roosevelt association is outraged in. The Well known local Man secured memberships totalling 3moo which sum will materially Aid now being conducted in Tho interest of the Roosevelt Highway. The present heavy in Nellc Over the Roosevelt route which mate Hilly i urn the he Ruvay dist non la Woen new York and Chicago attests he splendid advertising work the Roosevelt Asso in and All towns along the route Are Benel Hsiug by the passage of tourists. Through the efforts of the Roosevelt association the Cleveland automobile club is recommending the Roosevelt route to tourists and Tho effect is directly apparent in Tho swarms of automobiles bearing Ohio License plates which pass through Smethport Dally bound for new York or new England cities. The Roosevelt association was launched by Lions Tara of the smaller towns along the. Highway and now the Large cities Scranton and Erie Are Awakening to an appreciation of and Active participation in the Wrork of the organization. President the association and tie Board of directors is composed of representative business men of cities and towns along the route. Caged songbird has audience which is unable to depart there s n song Bird in a Cage Jwili his not gilded at thu Mckean county jail ibis Boix Hugh. The songstress is one Mary Bui Gess. Who Hales from Bradford and who is pining away hours of meditation in Durance is when she for furnishing la offal liquor to minors and contributing to juvenile Delin Nuncy. The possesses a Good voice and a Strong one. Only there s too much of it As sheriff Barton and the of lust prisoners in his custody Are prepared to Ruc fun ii it lilt. Song is All right in its place but a Little of it goes a Long Way in jail where Tho audience cannot walk out when it has had sufficient prisoners maintain. Miss Burgoss sings steadily from the time she arises at a. Until after seven when she retires for tin night and when she in t singing she whistles in a shrill tremolo. he prisoner s song is the favorite of her repertoire. The ones who Are compelled to listen to thu warbling a of tills songbird of Ira Ford s in Denvord the Cilva of the dives Are amazed at the seemingly endless extent of her reaper Toro of songs old and now and her astounding on Dumnov. In these Days hunger strikes and other manifestations of protest against imprisonment Are common among in mates of Jan Ami prisons of Tho land but to remains for Mary Burgh is from Bradford to org something entirely now along that line and to ear Nestly and blithely does she pm Raul her vocalizing that it is a Ditl cult problem How Best to top her. Wet Licinit at tally applying a mum Ivr to her sound Oral co. J if tin concert Cintli Iuit in Jill a jury w jail service Onildo it will be to Delern Ine who the Law has punished or her listeners. Sheriff Carton May have to turn the jail into a is aiming the prisoners. The Mckean fair association will officially dedicate the two handsome exhibit barn buildings recently completed at the grounds with .1 banquet for directors and wives with members of Tho press of the county a specially invited guests which will he held in one of the now structures Tho evening of thursday aug. 25th. Similar banquets have been held fur two years past marking the comp Leloi of different groups of new buildings at the local grounds starting with the completion of he magnificent Nev grandstand in 192g. The dedication of the two buildings this year Marks the completion of an in lire7-. Mhde1 grangers held Happy Outing perfect weather conditions favored the annual picnic of Pomona Grange he Mckenn county agricultural association and several county Stock men s organizations at the county air grounds this Borough lost thurs Day. County Pomona. Master Milliard and w. A. Presided at exercises in the afternoon a Fen ure of which was a. Stirring address by e. B. Dorsett. Past state lecturer of the an amusing program of athletic events was presented there was a base Ball game a barnyard Golf contest and War Between married and single men. Durins the afternoon the Smethport Rand discoursed a Fine musical pro Gram. Guests of Honor at the picnic were p. Grossman former county agent ind family who motored Down from air Arr. Pa., where they now own a. Fine Arm. And spent the Day renewing Lher Many Mckean county friendships. Rapid Progress Oft Simpson Degolia Road Bradford sunday Job local contractor and state Road builder who recently completed tie new Road Between Foster Brook and red is making record or Raintr held Way on his new contract located Between Degolia and Simpson locally known As the Minard run Road. Or. Ross has put some 250 men on the Job and during the inst few weeks his a tows have poured better than 2 1-2 Miles of Concrete pavement at the Ower end of the project located at Degolia this Road will to tues Day when or. Ross will remove his equipment and men to Tho Tipper end of the contract located near Bingham. Starting station 260 about 2 1-2 Miles this Side of Simpson they will Start paving toward Simpson. Or. Ross exp Enta to finish the Road his year to lust night. Remarkable Public spirit and financial assistance rendered by j. C. Of Bradford and Jas. H. Connolloy of Ludlow members of the association. The fair grounds with the imposing array of new buildings will present in unusually attractive appearance when the Gates open for Tho big fair and races to be hold aug 31st and Sopt. 1 2-s. The annual catalogues of the fall have Neon distributed and the slogan is now make an entry and be .1 Tho books which Are in Iii ally Large this year. Contain Long is pages were printed by the combined Job departments of the me 1c Etui Miner and the Democrat boy shot and killed while playing near Olean Olean n. Y., aug. A Small boy s head peering above a Knoll for a woodchuck Emerson Dennis shot and instantly killed Mark peal Fly age 7. At yesterday morning about o clock. The boy had Beon playing in a Meadow Noar his Home and in sight of Dennis a neighbor. It was Tho Man noticed a Small Brown object across the Field and believing ii to be a woodchuck to returned to i Home secured his gun com ing Back levelled the barrel and fired. The Bullet passed through the brain of the child death com incr instantly. Investigation was made by authorities and a Cert Fly Ite of accidental death issued. Funeral serv Las will to wednesday afternoon from the Home of his parents or. And Charles Peabody at Ono o clock. Mrs a sure sign that summer is waning and approaching is Tho fact that distinct rumblings of wakening activity Are reported from the Sunol Hurt High school football Camp. An investigation of Tho processes of the Peerless coaching staff composed of or. A. R. Love Micro k. A. Studholme and c. C. Hoato would probably right now produce the Fol lowing significant phrases tandem on the left punt 42, 08, 73 Etc., Etc. It is planned to get a Bright and Early Start in training this year in anticipation an extremely hard Volle Coudersport and in Tho annual Turkey Day tilt with port Allegany. On monday personal letters were sent to 32 prospective candidates including u Letterman requesting that they be present it the Bret practice to in held monday aug. 22, p. M., on Kane Field. Following is printed a schedule for he 1927 season subject to correction Sopt. Alfred univ easily fresh men Here. Del k. A. In Kano. Oct. Park ii. In Buffalo. Oct. I. S., Here. Oct. H. S., Here. Opt. Nov. Ii. S., hero. Nov. N of Allegany h. S., Here. Borer order affects Kean this county in group under Corn Borer quarantine her Olsburg aug. Mon Day August 8, no Corn Broom Corn sorghum or Sudima grass Oan be trans ported from Tho european Corn Borer quarantined Iron which comprises All or portions of 35 counties in the Northwestern half of Tho state. Fifteen Ilat Lons have been established along Tho quarantine line whore men will maintain u constant Vigil for violators of Tho quarantine. Thor stations Avo located at Tho following loan is Somerl Lehl Bakers Vullo. Hill Boti 3 greek Sproul Roar Why Springs Curry water Street Milroy Al Oviedo Dewart Muncy Black Wal nut Nicholson Clifford. The fed eral up if mini. Of agriculture. Will stations to in Uio in Layette ind counties near the fiut Virginia s to line. I our inline to Nilak is adopted March 2 a 1021, provide that Curn and. Room Coin including All parts of Tho Ali in All and Sudan Gross Skull no. moved allowed to be no cd from the , designed As quarantined to Points Oualdo such quaran Tine the regulations Muko Clear that Here Are. No restrictions on Tho move ment of products into Tho quarantine area. Likewise when articles extra. in the quarantine have icon manufactured or processor in Huch manner us to eliminate All risk of Carriage of the Corn Boror they con Ijo taken from Tho Nroa. The quarantine area on july 27 was enlarged to include certain town lips in Grodno Fayette Huntingdon and Wyoming counties. A Complete list of All counties and townships now included in the regulated a Ca is As follows counties of brie Warren Mckean Potter Don Beatty dead the death of Don Beatty. Aged 70, a former Well known Smethport resident occurred at his Home in at thursday following a Long heart trouble. For it number of or. Bontty conducted a in this Borough at the stand now occupied by the Binsted moving from Smethport Many years ago Heel in the baking Bun leu in Shingle Nous for a Long time. A few years he moved to Buffalo but returned to shins mouse when his health Start. De to fall. Or. Beatty is affectionately remembered by older residents of Srno Lipori. The was a successful Busl Noss executive ind a gentleman of Sterling Ruall Tara. Of his death was received with sincere regret. Dubois junkman buy buildings of fading town i the is survived by his wife. Kane. Aug. Burns Dubois junkman Havo the modern plants rails ties houses buildings and onco famous club House at Daroga. Five Miles Southwest of Kane in Kik county and will immediately dismantle the buildings of the town and remove the materials Sal Erin for All that is Worth while. Daroca once prosperous the past 35 years a manufacturing town and Pioneer in Tho production of Oharo Oal by moans of Echo old Bee hive process is but a memory. The Plant has been abandoned and Tho equipment sold to the junkman together with Tho vast a half sister. Mrs. Fred of this Boro Tifuh and one half brother the funeral was held in Shingle House saturday and interment wan made in that town. Or. And mrs. Lyman and family attend of Tho final rites. Local Young lady musical director of Olean h. Miss a Timolyn Hall Mertz daughter of Rev. And j. A. Of East King Street hns Boon appointed musical director of Oloan High school for the coming term. Miss had previously been apr Greil in a similar capacity with Tho try Job run Tang. Railroad Ond appurtenances Tjit con-1 Irish school. She is an eyed hundreds of. Thousands of cords i accomplished Vollat and master of of Wood to Tho stills and retorts. Tho piano and violin. Cameron Clariton Mercer Venango Clarion Jefferson Clear fled Center Lawrence Butler Indiana Cambria Blair Beaver Allegheny Washington Greene except Tho town ships of Spring Hill Gilmore Wayne Perry and Fayette except he Louii ships of Spring Hill and Henry the townships of Jack son and Morris in county the township of Greg in Union county and the township of brain trim in Wyoming county. Baseball teams had hard time connecting a sort of comedy of errors accompanied Tho baseball game Between Smethport sind Wilcox sunday after noon. The Smethport team accompanied by l null mfr of fans West to Wilcox and the Wilcox team due to a mis understanding in Tho meantime Cama to Smothe dirt. On learning that the local club had fir Ono to their town the Wilcox player hastened Home and the game was played in ate afternoon. Ohmann pitched air to tit Bas bail for the locals for five innings but in that Frame with Tho score 8 to 1 in Smith port s favor his Arm bad and thu exhibition of baseball which Fol Lowed was almost Loo horrible to describe. Tho Natl score won 15 to 11 in Wil Cox s favor. Local Auto hit by it. Jewett Driver a Coupe owned by Fred Al and driven by is son. Elmer pct of this Borough was badly damaged when Sido swiped by a Light Ford truck driven by a a. Jewett Man on the . Jowett Hill Rood sunday evening. Drorit wheel was torn from Tho Star car and 0010 Tiro ruined while the body was extensively damaged. Tho. It. Jewett our driven by a Man named Swanson was Only slightly damaged. The it. Jewett Man confessed Blamo for the Accident and will for Tho damage. Tho local Man was returning Homo from the baseball game in Wilcox with several me Bora of Tho local Teton when Tho Accident occurred

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