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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 16, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania Codhtv9 i input Bat in fat of right Mai bbl 4mhbi Mckean the Demp crot your. Ndoc Luluk of Taffy into id Smethport end. Rural Mckean to Nat Ouw Fri Tosca Brodier county trek lev it most Cufr Calvo by Dic. Smethport pa., thursday August 76, 1923 per year. No. 33 no obstacle to Fedoro Purchase water Plant water co. Willing to Freeman elected to vacancy not an obstacle now remains in the 6i the projected Purchase and operation by the Borough of the water system. An adjourned meeting of the Borough held monday evening a. C Orri Roilee of Council appointed at the regular August meeting to inter View the Smethport water co. Regard ing the latter s attitude As to the Pur Chase their Plant reported that the water company was Villi net to sell Uiel Rylant to the Borough As Wai j it was decided to engage a disinter ested appraiser to go Over the water Coin Pany s holdings to determine what Price the Borough for the property before a special election is called Lor the taxpayers to vote on the which will not increase the bonded indebtedness of the Borough but will to financed by issuing Bonds against the itself to be retired to rom. The earnings of the water sys item. There is every reason to believe that water system bound to bring about improvement in the local service and at the same time provide Jan added source of Rev Enue to the Borough. Councle an. J. A. Lindh pm who the movement for Borough High school football v athletes gain an Early Start coaches and Choate wish to announce that football for the Smethport h. S. Eleven 1923 will begin next monday August 20. Prac Tice will be held at p. M. O clock to give those who work a Chance to come out. The schedule is a hard one this year and the conches wish to get n Early Start. Is this year s foot Hal schedule sept. Abroad. Oct. 0--pending. Oct. Home. Oct. Abroad. Oct. Bonaventure Home. Nov. Nov. 10--Cuba, Home. N of. Abroad. Nov. for has efforts which now Promise to be drowned with Success Public sentiment is United in support of his movement i. C. A to Couric vacancy at monday night s meeting c. A Freeman to fill the vacancy Tho death of councilman f c. Sartwell. Sir. Freeman a splendidly qualified for the position and his 1 with popular approval. St Elizabeth s p1cni6 largely attended the Picinie of St. Elizabeth s Cath Olic Church held at Galco Park yester Day was largely attended and was a most delightful event in every sense of the word a delicious dinner a served to a Large number by the ladies of the congregation and the dance in the evening attracted Many from sur rounding towns. The criterion six orchestra furnished music for the dance. Pomona Grange and Farmers annual picnic Farmer s arid friends to enjoy out ing thurs., aug. 23, at Coryville arrangements Are nearly completed or one of the Best Day s outings that Las Ever been offered Moke an county armours and their friends. Pleasure n the form of games contests and Nusic has been Given first place in the entire program and Granges will com Pete against sister Granges in con costs such us baseball tug of War and barnyard Golf Horseshoe pitching As a special feature plans have Een made for a boxing contest be tween two Young men who have received training in the pugilistic line. This event will be Worth the Day s time from your labors. Music will be furnished by the band on All occasions. And to. Don t for get the eating stands. Concessions have already been applied for. The speaker of the Day is one of the most popular speakers in the East to Day pres. J. A Thomas of the Penn Sylvania state College. Doctor Thom As Wilt give you not Only a message but an inspiration. Strange beast prowls Earby residents of Crosby have been great y exercised Over the appearance in the Woods near that town of a. Large Ani Mal which Many are1 positive to be a Panther. A party of Young people ferrying near the town last week were frightened by some idul of a. Large beast and. Fled from the Woods leaving behind their pails arid contents. Oie Day recently Irvin Wilcox a resident of Crosby saw a Large Tawny coloured animal in the Woods near the a w. Gallup place in the Ichrist fall ii Ollow Road. Or. Wii Coit familiar with All Bea fets Ria Tive to local was at to correctly catalogue the big e. Jpe Sisteria report is from various sections of Mckean county along Back have told of wild beasts similar to the one seen or. Wilcox last being observed one place or another. of the fact that the Panther a. Somewhat mythical animal of re Mote Pioneer Days has supposedly Long been extinct Hunters arc inclined to believe that if any such animals have been seen in our native Woods they Are Lynx i several years ago a clinton1 count Hunter shot a Large Cai italian Lynx which had wandered far away from a native Woods and it is not unreason Able to suppose that one or More of the animals May have found their Way to the Woods of this county i Norwich Church to be vestiges of town disappearing As will be seen by a notice appearing elsewhere in to Day s Democrat Rev for. Liebel of Clermont is offering of Sale the St. Mary s Catholic Church building at Norwich the nearby Lum ber town which passed out of existence two years ago. The few Remal Nglai houses and buildings of the town or now being razed and the last vestige of the once big lumber town which i to hey any boasted of churches schools lodges business places an theater will have been removed b All. The entire town site will be in eluded in the state game preserve1 a that Point St. Mary s Church was at cry Fork Potter by for. A. O Brien at the operations the Church was. Brought to on .the.nbr.wlch7 turn her. Through the prise of father James revered memory. The Church was con soldered one of the handsomest mis Ion churches in the Erie an a services there regularly until Frith the passing of Norwich the attendance has fallen to nothing father Liebel is desirous of getting a much return As possible for the Lumbe in the building which is open to inspection. The Larabee death trap the crossing i or the main line of the Pennsylvania ill Oil at that Point on the state Highway Between Smethport and Al Rcd. Olean and port Allegany is to o abolished. The overhead crossing recommended evral years ago by the. State High a department and which has been eld up by the the Railroad company to combat the Highway de Arment s order has at last been stared. The contract for the big Structure has Eon let to the mall Iron construction of Penny of Dubois and a Large Quan by of material has already been re Elved and work was started monday my n Largo Force of men will been aged to Rush the work to Early com. Letlon. The expense of construction will be defrayed by the Railroad company and will be under the supervision of Tho state. Owing to the fact that the Railroad approaches this crossing through a Cut it was one of the most dangerous this Section of the country. The Bridge will Cross the Railroad to ankh some distance this Side of the presen crossing. Moose held rousing meeting initiate big open at ii largely attended meeting of Smethport Lodge. No. 332, Loyal or Der of Moose held thursday evening a Large class of candidates received the riles of initiation and new officers were elected and installed announcement was made that Tho Lodge charter had been opened to Nir a Campaign for new members hich has been launched under the Section of f. H. Schrumm of St. Arr. Pa., District who As present thursday night s meet e or. Schramm announced that Aneth Large class would be initiated at a meeting of the Lodge to be hold thurs a evening August 23, it which the Rose no of All members is expected. F. N. Savage of Pittsburgh a 1st. Supremo auditor was present t thursday night s me6tlng. The meeting was an enthusiastic be Tho members being optimistic r the future of the local Lodge appear most promising. Of ulcers elected and installed were s follows h. Halpenny. Vice Day Saulpaugh. Kline. Hewitt h. Chase died at county Home Sam Kegg aged 82 years an inmate of the county Home during the five years died at that institution last Friday of the infirmities of old age deceased formerly resided near Marsh he had no. Immediate relatives burial was made sunday. Pavement dance continued owing to the St. Elizabeth s Church picnic and dance the pavement dance to have been held last night was Post Pond to a later Date. Demos name Boro ticket to inv the first to an Bounce o. Complete ticket for the Hor Ough offices to by filled at next no vember s ejection Tho Are showing1 a laudable disposition to rec the of women citizens for positions of Public Trust and acetone Workman badly. Burned Louis Scott of Mill Street employed it the net inc factory was badly burned while eur pert in Bis labors Sun Day. Or. Scott was in the act of throwing a of Oil into a boiler when in some mini nor he slipped and the Oil ignited and he was enveloped in n shoot of fun my. By Isipra and in burned on both arms and Nhatt i Tir. La org of Ludwiek Aumond of his who Fth Ali Houchi Ostronic by i Ninfia ire not l1nd Peterson Anna Caroline line Holm. Eld daughter of my. And mrs. John Lind Holm of Smethport became the Bride of Peterson of Mil. Mcwatt last saturday evening at s a m. The cer Emony which was an exceedingly pretty one took place in the Parson age of Rev. G. S. Larson of port Aho t he Bride d rested in an at t a c t i v marking Road curves a i vow Ikia in painting Chlio strips the Oon Tir of inc a pc emf it i oath of y Liot Woon Siul Nav soil and ibis i tee i and the arc bin mrs Tunini Iniko of Crill Ision on the tin is. The local water shortage duo to unprecedented dry spoil in Beck Mari most acute and local users Ore warned of the vital urgency of. Conserve in the dwindling Supply in every was possible. This in not a critical situation con fined just locally but is slate wide i dec Ope. The state department o health Hae taken cognizance of the a Finger of i menacing w tiler shortage and has issued the following1 letter to All waterworks officials to waterworks officials there a a serious deficiency of rain frill streams throughout the state Are dangerously Low and weather forecasts Are not encouraging fur immediate re continued on Page 5, col. 4 h Scott. Rain insurance for county fair the directors of the Mckean count fair association have decided to take out rain insurance for the last thre Days of Tho big Mckean county fat o b o held v in Smethport Soto into 11-12-13-h. The association s Premium list i being issued this week a hot Carlo substantial increases in premiums leading departments and Attra otly special premiums for blooded Hvest ocl the splendid Raco program tils carries big it is Luhdor too that pros e Are Bra get for an u n u usually of the year. _ the Hendee of japanese in Watson s famous dog. Clr Cua till pre sent a series of distinct Rio Velty a f in front of Tho grandstand each a the Smethport band will furnish music in the grandstand. On the Midway the Corey shows with a big array of Shon devices. Tho Midway we be open night and Day. Talking Studebaker coming gown of Camon crepe and carrying it is known that Studebaker roses and Sweet ideas was attended by automobile is a tibial to almost anything or. And mrs. Edwin . Only but it was not generally known that members of the immediate families j they could talk were present. Co. the Smethport distributors have boy scouts troop no. 1 in Cam Tho boy scouts Are holding the Camp this year on Park s lease on co Creek where they Are building a Pel manent Camp. Under the Capa the Bride is one of most for a showing of Tho famous popular and charming Young ladies who i talking stint Elliker in Smethport hns a legion it friends to wish her Omirly in october. This mystery car hop pin chs. I which hns proved n sensation whore or. Peterson is n Fine Young 1 Over it o overcrowded judge of ii. Hunger j he initiative of r. K. For for n i Dick Dij Section been can inspector of electing. M. Wiant. Pic loudly placed at All highways Lead Council Bay Day. Miss Dora keen out of town to sur Cundins Points. F. On mrs. Leo Herzog. I the new signs enable travellers to Ford at he school Gifford. I hair direction without making Iii Iviry pm of this is a Strops ticket which should a fell or Nierdick certainly Appeal to Smethport tax is to he commended upon his apolion to sme port. A delightful one in every j Funcil any . The funeral train on when it stopped for water it a or Ilion near i Tindley Temple Conli after we Iii the Louvona. The of the word. About Lac qty Nve Junr 11 saw the funeral to Iii Eon Lested All the Meliers of the i to Way to erecting new residence mrs. Kate Sullivan one of the Elfi i it tear hrs in the Kast Smethport i dance Dunco orchestra of it. Mary s Church schools who recently up reinsert the lat from the Pennsyl Vunia hotel. Newa Nyers. of their Jirry Affell in porn Vidns these which it nov Pleli building only.1- it the Soili Cist Corner of main Nurul York cily will p by at. Port Allet Fany streets his started Linin Dizik thursday. August 30ih. The Daneo Latsons. Been in eded which met to ,.1. . . Inn tire Rev. C trick is this. It is needless to slate Tho co club which went to Streat Tvovi Jle to establish a. Community swim Toni Pool la not Tolner to con Cern itself further in the Malta in once of the Pool in Light of what hag just happened. Tho Pool is smell ports and if there exists persons who do not want it Tho poo will be abandoned if any further acts of vandalism Are reported. Then the ones who do appreciate it will suffer and mrs. Verne Hopkins and Aid Coupon of Bessie knee not of r or Marie Karl of i Latiffa of Swient de to last evening. Ii Mother. Mrs. Nus of a. Kentl miss mar e o Brien. The or brits All the Newa. In a handsome residence at will to Manau de by messes. Okerlund for misdeeds of mine degenerates. and Abbey of srm Short. Old or Young. Who do idiot pass j _ e.44 Sulci client decency to to Democrat six months anything

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