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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 12, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Kean volume xl1v demo Fiat i 1 Lishing co., inc. I Julih hubs Smethport pa., thursday aug ust 12, 1920. J2.50 per year. No. 33 Smethport s gala occasion american legion convention commences next wednesday preparations Are about completed for the most extensive Public gathering in the history of this part of the state alcoholism causes death of Duke Center Man Tho Olean Herald monday evening says about o clock this George Ejlali of Duke Center was taken to tie Higgins memorial hos Pital following i is death Wilh an i automobile party from Duke Center. Cuvo Ner Burdick states Tho Man died from drinking alcohol. Accordia to Repon the party including George Blair Funk Hurt and John Hyde All of Duke Center had ecu to Bradford and Hud been imbibing a i Hilt called Jake and some whiskey Blair became ill on the Street car and when the party reached Duke with the first annual convention election of permanent off of Mckean county service men in adjournment. Smethport wednesday and thursday baseball 11 -00 a. M. August 18th and 19th, Only blk of roast it free to vol Dler m away the various committees of Buck uniform. P. Of Mcl can coun Tail Post american legion in charge of arrangements for the big event have practically completed their la Bora. The Nanco committee has received donations As a result of a canvass by a committee headed by j. L. Morrison of approximately . The Benefit baseball game sunday netted Over and this in addition to the ?200 realized from the recent dance insures the necessary funds to carry out the convention plans. During Tho past week advertising brigades have thoroughly covered this Section with lithographs Large Bills and advertising cards for the big event. The pictorial lithographs Are of most attractive design. A decorator will he Here this week to Start the work of putting the town in gala attire. W. A. Ovoy the Well known my. Alton caterer has been engaged to take full charge of the big of roast to be served free to men in uniform next thursday noon. The of roast will probably of held at the old Island has y service men. P. Track . Air plane exalt Kymn. Supper at churches. P. M. Nig fantastic Parade. The United shows rides r opposite court carnival co. To d House. With Center Blair was not Able to walk. At Duke Center they met Freeman Bun Ker with his automobile with Bunker there were two other men John bar pcs and William Hyatt of Bradford. After meeting the three men the party went Back to Bradford where Accord ing to their Story had a few More drinks and then started Back to Duke Center by Way of Carrollton. On the Way one of the men noticed the condition of Blair and they then took him to the Hospital where it was Learned that the Man had been dead for at least an hour. On learning the evidence of the Park. The fact that my Hovey assumed direction of this event will alone insure jts Success. Plenty of Side amusement will be altered by United carnival co. Which will furnish the Midway for the convention. The United shows will play a full weeks engagement on the Square opposite the court House opening next monday. Thib attraction presents several meritorious shows and rides together with a number of other amusement devices. There will tie an attractive program of free acts in the Central part of town both Days. I Lieut. Emery Bradford s daring aviator will give spectacular flights both wednesday and thursday afternoons. Even por Allegany applies the cleaner everybody s doing our base Ball team and just when we were commencing to per barrel when marketed. It is the intention of the new owners to Drill a Well near these old timers sometime in the fall and the result a very it try Weill it look place wednesday morn Lim. August i ill i o clock in St. Siil inn s a Knitli at Cler i mom Pii. When Mary youngest a Isikli of or. And mrs. J. be came the Bride of or. Kiowa vol c. Hyan of Olurin x. V. Trio Bride was attended by miss Ell. Zaboth Decker while or. John Ryan acted us Best Man. The Bride was become ugly it tired in a Navy Blue travelling Kuit and carried Rose buds. Miss Decker worn Blu Satin Wilh hat to mulch. A delicious wedding breakfast was robbers make fair sized haul at clerk int Dai Iny to tags Access to the Dusker boarding House us Csc rout Early so i u relay morning made a room to room canvass removing clot bins of the sleeping occupants rifled Tho pock i Els and escaped with Over j200. An employee of the Gas company Lead Over ?200 and a Check which for in the he went. Or and mrs departed on the to Bea when he awoke to has o clock Irain for Buffalo and other trousers but was shy the 200 Bucks Points of interest Tho out of town robbers left the Check. Another were or. And mrs. J. F. Keat was a or Uklayer whose name ing or. Of Conifer. A. Misses Dora Democrat has not Learned who Mahoney of Falls Creek Winifred a had in trousers Lone of Punxsutawney Emma Smith other bonders had secret their Mon of St. Marys Dorothy and Marion a to bed and Tho search Plo and Marion Bloomster of Smith Lher yielded nothing port Adelyn and Evelyn Mph Orphate of the Borders an or flailed. Of Wilcox Mildred Ganey of Homell minister who is temporarily employed Esther Ryan and Ora every of clean. Clermont sewer pipe co., had local decrease greatest of boroughs. Harrisburg. Aug. Show in the 1920 census in 38 cities of Pennsylvania have just been issued by in Bureau of municipalities of the de Arment of internal affairs showing a Otal of As compared to 3, in 1910. All except Titusville How gains ranging from 2.1 for Frank in to 292.3 for Bethlehem where there i As a merger of two municipalities Chester gained Over 00 per slur Over 42, Allent Wii Over 41 and Erie Over 40. Titusville e loss a 104 or 1.2 per cent. Among the smaller towns and boroughs Smethport m the Virease. Part of the season Tut to can All ties the fact remains tha port Allegany Defeated the local Teai twice within a week. The score i port Allegany last wednesday was 1 to 9 and at the fair grounds Sunin 16 to 11. Sunday s exhibition waa a Ragge l but. Emery will carry passengers that neither team can take Muc both Days on a Liberal percentage bus Prille irl official conversion taken to Warren g. Messier the Well known picture agent who formerly made Smethport his Home was arrested Here sunday night on the com plaints of women who claimed that he followed and annoyed them. After being taken into custody he was examined by two local physicians who found that vie was mentally unbalanced and the fact being reported to the county commissioners it was decided to Send him to the state Hospital it Warren for treatment. C. G. Messier is widely known around this part of Tho country a remarkably Success Ful picture Salesman. It is hoped that his unfortunate malady is of a curable variety. County commissioner j. P. O Connor and George Rice look Messier to War Ren tuesday and lodged him in the state Hospital making the trip in Rob Ert Gaskin s automobile. The unfortunate Man received treatment at the Warren institution years and filled a Large Church auditorium. Party likened it unto the pilgrimages of old though he said even old sol omon would not have been Mcnown a thousand Miles from his stamping and in addition they had come from fifty Miles further Over rough Hills just to see him. After the service the mends wont to Tho parsonage where they surrounded a most bounteous Board that groaned with the accomplishments of the Camous Friendship Cooks which Solomon with Allma glory could not have surpassed. The Only flaw in the Day was that time went on wings and Iheson friends were bidding Farewell when it seemed that they had just arrived. The party was composed of or. And mrs. We. Erh. Or. And mrs. Den How Ard or. And mrs. Smith or. And mrs. Nugent or. And mrs. Hugh Braden. Or. And mrs. Griffith. Or. And mrs. King or. Orlo King. Mrs. Lawrence or. Gordon Lawrence mrs. Brainard mrs. Therber miss Spencer and miss Carrier. Public. The Raco track hos been put in first class shape and the buildings Are being repaired. The horse barn s being built Over into a cattle barn so that the cattle exhibits will not be under tents As in the past. The fair association has arranged the greatest program of attraction Ever presented by them to the Public. Be sides the races the has contracted the following acts the three raymonds Fisher and Harry Wheadon and lieutenant w. H. Emery jr., of Bradford who will make flights every Day of the fair. The three raymonds this act has been All this season with Ringling Bros. Circus and for several years has played with Keiths proctors and orpheus circuits. Is probably one of the Best headline vaudeville attractions in America one of their principal acts is performed on a Silver wire. One of the Mem Bers performs in the Center of the War while the other two performers the wire in their Mouths. Fisher had co. Another act booked consists of Larrow Road Between Keating Summit and Curtis afternoon. The Ive occupant s we re caught under the car Whan it struck Bottom up in a reek below but escaped with minor in juries. The occupants of the car besides or. Derrick were Edward Amherst Ott a Chotu Lauquan lecturer mme. Albert Chautauqua Solo Tut Judea Goodwin an entertainer and mrs. Dor Rick. The Accident was caused tie Bank caving in. . R. H s 2 1 2 1 0 2 r 2 5 1 5 0 3 41 11 1 1 3 4 3 if 1 0 2 3 0 2 3 0 1 3 1 0 2 sustained broken ankle mrs. L. Holmes received a fracture of both Bones of her right ankle Ile visiting in Hammondsport n. V. Sunday. That morning mrs. Holmes accompanied Geo. Crawford of East Smethport and on notice account of the Large number lady and gentlemen in a High class comedy bicycle performance. The girl in Graceful and pretty and the Man an accomplished comedian. Harry when com. A Novelty stack Walro act. Perform ing u. Number of difficult feats including ascending roman ladder Balan cing chair wheel tub hoop juggling juggling Indian clubs and knives and plate spinning. A real Snappy up to or. By and mrs. Iii. August mrs. Grant Holmes of Eldred motored in the Holmes car to where they spent the Day with of visitors expected 1 Smethport on wednesday evening August 8lh. And Tell urday. August w20, to attend the american legion carnival and re Union the parking of automobiles . Wagons Etc. On main Street will be prohibited on wednesday even Isth. Hot Ween Church the association has representatives Blind Tiger tamed the convivial fraternity of Tae potato Creek Valley Are thirsty today. Yesterday afternoon sheriff Jos. Robinson county detective Allison of Smethport and Constable Tead of Norwich township arrested Tony and Marj frito on a charge of conducting what is known in the vernacular of the vernacular of the bar Woods As a other words Tony and Mary Are accused of having sold liquor contrary to Law. The officers visited the Fritzo Home near Betula As thirsty prospective Cus Consumers As such were welcomed to the Domicle. Lit is Elalfi that the officers were Able to buy sever til rounds of the beverage the couple were by Connis eurs to be perfect Mountain Dew and the arrests promptly followed. The Rizos were bound Over to court in this Borough under the sum of bail each it the hearing which followed and rather than take up their so i Journ in the county Freezer until the i Juull 111 a Jet cuu Iker a Olla different places Calm inn Wuh lne att Antlions. All indications Are that 19th. Be Tho Midway will be one of in the history of the fair. Bent n 12 13 pro Gram. Wednesday. To 11.00 a. . Address of common Der Mclam. I tanning. A. Adoption of program. Netlon of temporary officers. Appointment f convention adjourns. Baseball 3 p n. Air plane supper at c . I port Allegany h. if of i Hanlon in a. Bondon 3h she Chun 2ti i Fox is Royce of Lemon c barrel p by innings Smethport . R. H. . A. E. I Lwft Lili v run i Iii holes brother c. I Holmes and of family. The party raw win to to rough t air i to Karl snort. Wh6tl Ai St. Marys Here sunday n ext sunday the Smethport Ball team will make a determined Fuff Street and Hill Street. To come Buck and Here s betting that they make Pood. The St. Marys frosty names Ana the alleged hot occupations produced the necessary bail to Deputy sheriff Edwin Bouton in Smethport tuesday e Venino. To return to Smethport when Holmes in the act of a flight i Hies the observation of this of stairs de on the Bottom step i and turned her ankle. Two a snort physicians attended on this on Sion the citizens of sir Luport arc urged to open to Neil Homes for thu of visitors. And mrs. Holmes was inter made As 1 j comfortable As possible in the ear 0 brought to Smethport Nad taken to a the farm arriving Sun near riot at Kane. Wednesday s game at Kane be icon Kane and Ulfo teams Dev eloped considerable excitement. Tier Hilt they mane tul of Smith part was umpiring k. Or c. My will be their opponent s on that Date. Paul Denning and was umpiring the bases. To Daniels will by the Battery for Daniel be o pol exp Pylon of smolt part for Iho form time season and one of fans win be and of Eoo them in r and More. a Llort it p. Evening at o clock1. Or. Make apples into vinegar. Evening Dames at both and port Allegany quirk s Hall. Tree to in uniform. Ali urday. A. convention convenes. Reports of commit 44 16 11 27 14 0 10220120 c i 2 0 0 2 8 3 Hij Holmes stood the. Ions ride of 110 director James Foust it the Bureau Miles in Good shape. On her arrival of Pennsylvania department of in Krueth port or. Hamilton attended her injuries and the patient is resting As comfortably As could be expected. Swedish Mission Church. Rev. Emil o. Winstedt will preach Panther Mear Wilcox. During the Post sevens months Sev persons have reported seeing a Panther in the Vicinity of Mcox. At first the matter wd3 treated As a Joko m. Large attendance at Grange agriculture has issued a warning to Farmers against making cider out of their apples. While the cider can he legally sold when it contains ions Ihring 14 of 1 per cent of alcohol Fermen tation soon increases the alcoholic run tent and makes buyer and seller Lla. Halo to arrest under the volstead act. Or. Foust advises the a Klup of Vin picnic. About. 700 were in attendance at the or Kean county Pomona Bureau picnic at Simpson s Grove Turtle Point tuesday. The occasion waa a red letter one for the Mckean county Farmers. A Deli Shloul program was rendered and splendid addresses were delivered by state Secretary of j in which were much in Ovit Lence. After the fight the game was resumed with a new Umpire. The score was 7 to 2 in favor of the Elco. He g. A j of Whyl will or lip from 30 to so next Bunatay at the j but of of Church at a. M. And p. Comillo under the head of Sammy first new he Sineaka special singing will be rendered. Beast. Sues Road for damages. Harrisburg aug. Joseph Cal bus. Widow of he Secretary of the state game commission who wan kill edit a Railroad crossing in Warrer county last pc Fate Day entered suit the Pennsylvania Railroad agriculture Frederick Rasmussen and for the statement will be Fred Brenckman of the stale Graitge tha Democrat gives you nil Tho news. Per your. Filed shortly and it is expected there will he a trial this Winter. All Tho nows 13 found in the Democrat

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