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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 14, 1924, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMy Kioah county s Ghat fast wki21cly Moat for the mom until Rah sworn the in Nide int Carlm your Nodi Erly Injo Mik i i n 1 o More pc Omri in Hurt Hiort and Mottl mrs Conn county Tui it r r Ron rhed by inf niger county Ive Eklov it it n i out effective by volume 48. i suing of. Inc. , l1ndslgv, editor Smethport pa., thursday August 14, 1924., terms-42.00 per year. No. 33 motor cops on nearby highways motorists watch your me a detachment of the new Pennsylvania Highway motor patrol is now scouring the roads out of Smethport in quest of violators onto Frallic Laws. Sunday countless motorists were stopped and warned regarding License tag Brake and Speed requirements. More drastic measures Are being adopted a the can pain progresses and local Justice courts will be Busy unless motorists observe the Law to tha letter. The present crusade will be welcomed by the majority of people As conditions had reached a pass where the roads were becoming unsafe by reason of the Complete disregard for life and property of others on the part of speeding reckless Drivers. No mercy will be shown which is just As it should be. Erie shrine patrol and visit by their a Manili on the Lawn in front of he court tuesday afternoon i Lousy and the organization rend i cil sme Poi t Rivaro l by a visit up town where hundreds of of he famous Arab patrol of Kein Hail at Tho court House zem Temple Nobles Mystic shrhu1, of Square. were plat ii for a Rie accompanied it concert bund the patrol and band Are Rorrer. Which was greatly enjoyed Eek i tour of Western Pennsylvania by the Large throng. The band con ties and towns through which the j slating of 07 finished musicians is one hem membership is scattered in a special train consisting of five pull Man curs and a baggage car. About members Are participating in the Outing and Are living in the chartered Pullman. The special train arrived in Smith port Over the p. R. R. Tuesday after noon about o clock from Kane where londay night was spent and the shrines and band were met the East Smethport Sta Tion by a Large delegation of local members of the masonic fraternity including the local members of zem loin Temple about thirty in number. Automobiles were provided to con of the finest Ever heard in Smethport. Following the concert the Arab patrol consisting of 2g highly drilled men. Gave an interesting Drill on main Street. In front of the court House the Square being roped off for the event. The patrol snapped through an pleasing series of Maneu vers with faultless precision. The visiting Shriner left Smethport at o clock for Bradford where a band concert and exhibition Drill were Given tuesday evening and Tho night was spent. A Large number of Smith Pori people motored to Bradford in the Evenin for the event. The zem zem tourists made Chautauqua at Crosby next week the Crosby Hadr Liiv l Chautauqua Sienh next monday i it limes tuesday my Lin usually attractive program which of narc in every Way with the full k programs of other circuits be no presented in nearby cities. It is a remarkable achievement for Small Community such As Crosby to resent an annual Chauta Uljua. Many i of Smethport will probably attend splendid sessions next week in to nearby town. Following is the program Mon Day aug. 13 Alexander Novelty our concert. Or. T. S. Culp. Lecture. That something within.1 vey the Large delegation of Visi tors i friends on their Smethport visit. New fronts for Odd Fellows building the Smethport Lodge of Odd Fel lows has n warded the contract t of the installation of new fronts in the store rooms of its main Street Temple occupied by Strong s plumbing establishment and Mccoy s drug store to the tuna construction company of Bradford. A Force of men started work tuesday making the new 1m pro Emonts which will be most at Tractive. Large plate Glass display windows will be placed across the entire fronts of both stores. In the Center there will be a. Main Entrance to the building leading to the stairway to the upper floors. On either Side will be door fending into the store rooms. New Type of Highway construction will be tried by state near Smethport the state department is permanence As Concrete Highway another band concert to night following is the program Cor the regular weekly concert by the Smith port at the court House band stand this evening at o clock. Greys Gra Fula. I do. Spanish characteristics la , Radier. Fox Louis blues Handy. A trombone. Fill More. Acid night in Vienna von Suppe. One one step King. Emblem. Basley. A Large crowd enjoyed last thurs Day evening s concert of this series which is increasing in popularity. Is much cheaper. Tho Road res blocs Macadam Type of construction but is much More satisfactory. Ove in Cantara Wijus county new York number of Miles of similar Type o Highway has been constructed and a Given highly satisfactory results. Whether the construction of till on the Smethport to Emporium route strip of Road this year presages to from the East Smethport school state Road to Emporium preparing to try a new Highway construct Ion Experiment near Smethport which will be watched with interest. If Kean county Highway supt. Ted Smith of Smethport has received instructions to construct one mile of new Type gravel surface Highway past the fair grounds to he finished this world willbe started right sifter fair week sept. 9-12. The new gravel surface Highway put in with the same idea for through Crosby Colegrove bet and Norwich being permanently in proved with a pavement of this Typ at an Early Date is a matter for speculation. It is hoped it will. Bradford Era. Tuesday machinery Section leading South from Bradfi Grange picnic next thursday the annual picnic of the Mckean county Pomona Grange and the coun was started in motion last nil rat at a meeting of representatives of the local automobile club the Board of com Merce the business s association Tho lion 3 club the automobile e dealers association mayor and City Council and of similar organizations from Kane and Kush Equa. For the completion of the unfinished por Tion of tha Buffalo Pittsburgh High Way in Mckean county next year. The meeting was held in the Board of Commerce and was presided Over by attorney Harry m. Wick who gave a Brief history of Tho by High Way and called attention to the act that although Bradford is the Home of Tho North and South Trail. It is the broken nov Ltd Culp. Lecture the Alexander or. Concert. Tuesday aug. Is Muino concert the poorer knt certain Miu or. Kuril by u. Mock. Lecture. The end of the c. Mock. Lect a e. Tile Dawn of l Jol ii Munio concur. Ii _ Rumx-.-., aug. 20 l. Verne Slout players. Little theater classics n scenes from the turning of the sir div b one net sketch. The glad ame. P. E. Foreman lecture that old gang of jllne.1 e. Foreman lecture the better the k Verne Slout players three act drama when Mother goes on a strike. Admissions to Tho Chautauqua Are As follows season ticket child s season ticket admission 75 cents. That thus far remains in Onishe while All the other sections betwee Buffalo and Are eight completed or under construction. After a thorough discussion of the project resolutions were adopted which each organization present pledged itself to Pasa resolutions urging county commissioners and the state Highway department to com plete at the earliest possible Date the portion of route 57. As provided by an act of Assembly of july 11. 1923. From Wilcox to Kane via Burrough and from mount Jewett to big shanty. Col. A. D. Burns to continued on s. Col. 2 Ludlow boy scout discharged from Hospital Smiley Caldwell Ludlow boy scout was recently injured at the my Kean county scout Council summer Camp on the nearby Heynemann estate at Colegrove by being kicked on the head has been discharged from the Bradford Hospital. The boy who was injured in such a Man Ner that partial paralysis causing or. Robert Hamilton of Smethport Camp physician who attended him first and surgeons at the Hospital where h was rushed As soon As possible to at think he had suffered concussion of the brain has completely recovered the lad s recovery will be a source of gratification to hundreds of people who were distressed at the Accident which befell him. Der Locrata presents a noteworthy news paper feature the editor of one of the Lead ing of this Section of the stale has com Palm ended Tho Democrat very highly on the exceptional news and special features it is pro senti if its it Myers through the publishers service. This editor stated that. In common with the majority of Persona while he understood Tho procedure of selecting a president in the event of an election deadlock predicted by Many this year to had never been Able to ascertain the Man Ner in which the senatorial Choice made until lie read the interesting descriptive article by Edward Percy Howard accompanied Ity a map showing tile probable vote of the Pruuli 1-ites by slates in a recent Issue of tills paper. In the opinion of tills news expert the article re to a distinct heat for l lie weekly newspapers Sorvold by the univ Alanl Auto Caster service for which the Democrat holds the exclusive Fraik else ill this Field. Through tins ser Vlco the Democrat is its readers Tho latest pictures special fiction and other features and Tho distinctive this week column by Arthur Brisbane America s highest salaried editorial writer a magnificent Fea Ture found in Only a. Limited number of the largest City dailies and is Alono Worth the subscription Price of this Tsi the weekly cartoon by Satterfield considered by Many authorities to be one of the worlds Best in 1 his line. It costs Money to present those features but they Are in Lino with the policy of this news paper to give its readers More than their Money s Worth. F. U. Holmes will build cars wrecked on Marvin Creek Road a bad automobile wreck in which a Buick roadster driven by Clint Irons of sme Liport and a Buick tour ing car driven by an unknown her re Man who has been visiting to Farrr. Bureau will be held at the fair grounds. Kast Smethport. Next thursday. August 21. A record Jin Tho Vicinity of were breaking a to mince is expected and j practically wrecked occurred on the has Road opposite the Tri county postal meet Here saturday v p. Liu Home started Holmes has purchased from Bru state lot on throw nil legion posts form county committee at meeting Here at a largely attended and enthusiastic meeting of delegations representing the american legion Posu of Mckean county towns held at the Hose House. Smethport. Last Friday night a permanent american legion county committee was organized. This committee is bound to to a valuable Nici to american legion activities in handsome new Homes being built on every hand Simpson scene of great activity for a number of years following Tho .sing of the original wonder Ful Bradford Oil fold strike the mushroom towns will Chi dotted the Mountain Ridge from Ormsby through to Row City and Down Tho flu through of Leville nearly to formers Valley shrank in population until they merely Liam lots. Then came the flooding process and a second run o liquid Gold. To Day All through the Oil territory referred to above there la a renewed room hut one of a More substantial nature which indicates that old Mckean if still emphatically on Tho world s Oil Man i Lar Joe majority and that the Bradford held still affords unlimited opportunities for sudden wealth. A. Colville Row and across the i Mountain to Ownsby and son scores of houses Are Spring up. The building Boom dec from Tho feverish one of a halt entry Ayu in that where the houses in rather Cabins of that period were literally tin own together in haste the residences which closely Dot Tho Roadside through Tho Hill territory for Niles Aro of handsome latest architectural design Many of Thorn being of the bunk now Type including All modern conveniences Are. Electro lighted and Aro built for permanence rivalling the finest City Homes. At Simpson Tho South Penn Oil company has started an expensive House who families of. Us Man employed i that Vicinity. This summer ten houses Aro being erected and the Democrat understands tha. The Bullpl Najj Campaign will continue next season. B. T. Downey of Smethport Haa the contract for erecting the dwell Ings and a number of local Carpen ters Are employed on the Job com muting Between and Simp son by automobile every Day. The Hills Between Smethport and Bradford Are still one of Tho world s treasure houses and will continue to furnish wealth and lucrative employment to thousands of workers for years to come and those who lift their living from the Depths of the Earth Aro preparing to live permanently near the leases. With the Advent of improved roads in the county the inconveniences of Rural Ren Odence Are ended. With electric lights Power and run Ning water refrigeration and other King Resi the county. A meeting of u. S. Postal employees of meet in. Potter and Cameron coun wednesday ties will be held in saturday to fare association. It is expected that nil Dence and id preparing to Ereo there House several ago i. Spec lit is preparing the on a handsome dwelling As stated in he Democrat to Crel to a new resilience Southwest Corner of kin.? Rind Pulton Holmes an unusually Nura Olive program been .11 ranged. In s comes farm on a feature of the musical and liter j evening of last week. Or. Irons accompanied by j. Saturday s mooting. Smethport next i a which lot adjoins Tho Tri county wet proper y. The understands that . Of such an the inn called to order by District Deputy commander a. W. Sheasley of Emporium who explained Tho purpose and Michorl organization. Tin meeting that lion on the comr Niue should be has for each Lufcy Meliers or Cess to a system of hard surface roads the Oil country Rosl Denta with heir High class automobiles Aro Only a few minutes removed from the advantages of City markets amusements Etc. on Ono fraction t Specht has awarded the contract for j Tho fallowing Orli Cors were the three counties will to represented i building his new residence to Graham j to Servo ii ill the next annual county struck by an Ary program will be an address by join a. . Master of theism of this place wire to m be served the delegates at the grand the Pennsylvania state Orange. And the Man and Cental hotel a noon. a vigorous talker in a Young lady companion were coming1------------------------- two years ago was Iho i in direction when the collision occurred. Musi. Be furnished during the Tho car Day by the Smethport Juvenil . Of to Irons Rar in such that it was i . I i to ushing the running . Crump j no faring Tho lire j c 1 inia Gini in buy and run a a i a dinner will i the Bradford architect Anri buil Iier. J Convent inn comity chairman. H. Cruz ill was broken monday for this Van Aken. vice i . Sun Liport Resi Lenco. Little girl hit by injury saturday afternoon june the Young daughter of or. And mrs. Elected Henry Fields o Hilton Avenue waa driven by Burgess d. M. Brasted but escaped with minor injuries. Secretary. There will also in a 1 Iso i and events. Rixford lost great game at Allegany last sunday. Tan if John h f manner baseball Kifor j Hixford. To cars collide on Mechanic St. Tiie delivery truck of Tho Anu air Iii company d by and to Stu lab afr driven kill a i Ryde. Kant mry executive i. I a .-if.-r.l. A. --hp.rt. R. K u i ethos. L it Allesina. H. The the Altitude of it. Alton Rcpt you to to Tho i f on a. I tin Riss Marsai i Cullen of thu guest of her grandmother . Claude Irons. I anal mrs. John f Akron. Of in in to alien. Of miss so i l. N Ilij l or i in Hook ill wond and James old by of s renew Irik n-1 social .1 oven los this friendships and v ones at Tho ice mount Alton Friday week. No ticks subscribe for Tho Democrat. Chances or paddles just refreshments goal ability Good music

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