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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 17, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania He Democrat week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Mckean Democrat the Democrat calve the entire news Field Mckearin. It Wirra to be your paper. Volume 46. Democrat Pulisi ibis co inc. Smethport pa., thursday August 17, 1922. Primary roads to built first by Trail Short Cut will not interfere with completion three remain ing gaps. County meeting plans the Democrat is assured by a Mem Ber the Mccoan county Good roads association that the building a Short Cut improved Highway through the Woods leading to the big level country connecting Bradford Kane the route the Buffalo fit i Burgh Trail As it has been blazed through Mckean county will in no manner interfere with interrupt the completion the primary Highway unfinished gaps Between Larabee and Farmers Valley Larabee end port Allegany and Kasson and it Jewett. The Democrat is sure that it voices the sentiment the rest the county when it states that if this is the Case the people will be glad that the extra mileage improved Road along the revised up Trail can be secured it has never been the intention this paper to attempt to kill the Lew is run to Lafayette Road improve men for which the energetic Bradford Good roads boosters have been working for several years so Long As it did no menace the completion our miss no links improved primary Highway band concert Friday night. The Smethport band which has been engaged to furnish music for the Corner Stone ceremonies the new masonic Temple Friday afternoon will Ender a concert at the court House land Aland Friday evening at i clock. The program will feature vocal num ers with bund accompaniment by mrs. Irma gather Smethport s popular and Selee tetons by the double male quartet. Following is the program champers. Friml. Cow blues Handy bits Remick s Don t leave me Mommy nobody lied Abb eyes. . Home rag Jergensen. Farrar. Vocal Irma gather. A Alice Blue gown b Angel child. Noon Anil night in Vienna von Suppe the mocking Bird Hughes. Subject to change v1ay have juice next month. At. A meeting the Borough coun in monday evening nil Bills which and icon previously approved were Oetlor d paid Borough electrical Maninger 3ac-Kus assured Trio body the Corn Ilion the work electrification by october 1. 11 is hoped that the cur ent will be switched for fair week main Street and . Backus is quite sanguine that this much to be desired event will occur. The non arrival the Cable for this part the Vork is holding up the Progress but is arrival soon will assure slain treet s illumination by that time. Or. Knopsnyder the Keystone 31ectric corporation states that Smith port s new electric lighting system when completed will be one the Inest in this Section the United states. The lamp posts along main Street Are being put in place rapidly and work placing the other lights about town in progressing rapidly. Tho main Street system consists tall Iron posts Graceful design mounted Concrete bases and topped with Large while globes. They Are neatly spaced along both sides the Street. Rapid Progress was reported in th.3 paving main and Mechanic streets at monday night s Council meeting. The electric transmission line the Keystone Power company Between it. Jewett and Smethport hns been completed to a Point within a mile and a. Half Smethport. Per year. Gallup association picnic. On tuesday August 15, 1922, the Gallup family assembled at Iii co Park j to hold their annual reunion and Pic 1 Nie. J the Day was very Fine and the Fum j ily responded to the summons so Well that two Hundred and fifteen members Wero present attendance be ing augmented by relatives from War Ren Clarendon Saybrook. Bradford i port and Woodbury new Jersey. Those who arrived the scene about eleven a. A. Found Tho Long tables Al no. 33. Hobert Rice employed Tho Frank Cohen construction co., Marvin Creek Highway out Smith port met with a shocking death last thursday afternoon when he fell from a motor truck. Or Rice ill company with his son Fred Rice also employed by the construction company and Harold Cohen timekeeper for the Cohen company was Riding top a motor truck loaded with lumber. At Tho approach to county Home buildings just outside town. Ali Oman Hungiville Driver the truck turned into the driveway to it is the shortcut through Woods was decided upon by the the by Trail from Buff and is hot due to desires the Mckean Smethport Man Heads Glass manufacturers Cedar Point o., August a Smethport. Pa., president and j. R. Johnson Pittsburgh Secretary treasurer were re elected by the Nat ional association window Glas manufacturers concluding its twelfth annual convention Here thursday. At the conclusion a Golf tournament thursday afternoon the association s wage committee accompanied by the officers left for Cleveland where at hotel Statler yesterday a preliminary conference the ques. Oin at a. Wage scale for the coming ire was held they expect ready prepared and decorated with Flowers by the indefatigable com Mittee and their helpers who served a Fino dinner promptly at noon and Al though the company was Large in perfect order. A cafeteria supper was served at 6 clock. An excellent orchestra furnished music afternoon and evening. After dinner the business meeting was called to order by . F. A. Gall up who asked the assemblage to Rise and a silent tribute to those who we sadly miss from our family Circle the treasurer Frank a. Gallup and lie Hugh ii ill a lilt. Vii v it full the Radiator his with water Secretary Carrie g. Fischer then read state College head visits Smethport. Or. John m. Thomas president state College accompanied by . B. K. Hibshman stopped in Smethport monday Enro Ute to Warren where he was scheduled to address the kiwanis and Hotary clubs that place that evening. While in town . Thomas and . Hibshman his assistant made a Point meeting numerous our citizens incidental to the promotion Deal interest in the extensive build no Campaign in connection with the College which is so urgently Necess Ary to acc Iodate the number Stu dents Over 1000 this year who desire to enter state College had to be re fused enrolment account Lack and when the car turned. Or. Rice who was standing up and leaning Over Tho top the Driver s cab. Fell Over the Side the truck to the ground. He turned in midair and lit his feet. Being thrown to the pavement with great hid head. The unfortunate Man was picked up by his companions and carried into Tho we. Blivens. Who lives nearby and where . Robert Hamilton who was summoned immediately at tended him. Although . Rice re gained consciousness soon after the Accident it was discovered that hib Skull had been fractured and Little could to done to relieve his condition. The Accident occurred at p. M and the victim expired at clock. Coroner Heffner Bradford was notified and gave permission for Tho removal 1he body to the Kotce Home Kins Street Extension. Clyde he in a not burp Lang taxpayers the county at Large were Quick to this unit before the primary system was finished As a grave men Ace. The Good Heads association went record at the time the Bond Issue carried by All that was holy to com plete the primary highways the county before any other construction until the three uncompleted gaps mentioned above Are finished. The Democrat and its editor worked As hard As any influence to put the Good roads movement across in possibly More than Many when rela Tulve Means and sphere influence Are Cori soldered. As a paper has regarded it As a duty we owe our readers to see that Tho original Road promises to the people Are Ful filled so it is Gratifying to us to be Able to state authoritatively that the by connection will in no ways with the primary construction which will be completed As speedily As pos ahead the by Road. In View the imminent new Road construction being attempt cd before the completion the three vitally important remaining gaps Highway the most Mckean county Rose to action. It was not considered that the Road through the Woods project while it would be Welo emed la Ter should be taken up before Assur Steps have been taken to finish the primary system were Forth coming especially in View the fisc that there would he an improved Road the entire distance Between Bradford and Kane by Way rect port. With Tho improvement the Gap Between Kasson and my. Jiw Cit. It would be astounding proposal. He nce plans their reports finances and Tho Prev ious reunion where Wero adopted. At the ensuing election officers i Frank a. Gallup was made president. J. Oviatt treasurer. Carrie g. Fis Cher continued in office Secretary and a. L. Gallup continued in Floc As trustee. The committee. Or. And mi.-. Clyde Haven . And mrs. Ward toy mar . And mrs. Frank Lett and . Id mrs. Edward Gallup were tender n Vole thanks for their careful per Vialon every detail Tho Punk Al manner in which dinner and sup r were served without confusion and their untiring efforts to make Tho Caslon one to be pleasantly re Mem too much cannot be Bald in executive ability displayed. Among the guests were mrs. Lucina Arnsworth Bradford her daughter Rand daughter great grand daughter Fred Rasmussen state Secretary agriculture Harrl Burgr accompanied by a imply loading stockmen and agricultural experts the country inspected Tho cattle ranch Experiment Tho Colegrove Brook cattle co. On. The vast Domain Tho Heynemann estate at Colegrove last Friday. Accompanying Secretary Rasm Tissen Wero e. S. Bayard Pittsburgh editor Tho National Stockman and Farmer . Hover head Tho department animal husbandry state College. Or. Dickey a. Grass expert Stoto col lege Morris Schaffner packing House Man from Erie John poll Liber pack ing House Man from Malvern packing House Man fuer acting Deputy Coroner was in Smethport thursday night and Friday investigating the fatality finding that the cause death was entirely acc Detrital. Robert Nice was.66 years age and is survived by his widow one son Fred and one daughter mrs. Mary Rounsville Keating township. He had spent his entire life Tartre Thi rugs and hogs. It is very Seldom any. One finds a minister rugs in a h pen but such was the Case Mumford Bradford and Eldred were removing the former s piano from d. A. Conies House Marvin Creek. The parties who broke in the House and stole the rugs As stated in Las week s paper thought it better to re turn them than to have them looked up but they forgot to return All that was taken. There still remains to be returned one Smail Rug two mrs. Mumford s Winter hats and . Mum Ford s Winter Cap. Or. Mumford says course they will either have to be returned tra ced but Hopes they will not be left i he hog pen. Iii Conri act Ion with the erection ing circumstances is. Lamented by the the new masonic Temple at main and entire Community. The stricken fam Church streets announcement is made that the Corner Stone will be Laid Fri Day August 18 at 2.clock in the after noon by Abraham m. Weltler right worshipful grand master the grand Lodge free and accepted masons Pennsylvania. The full masonic ceremonial used for laying the Corner Stone a. Masonic Hall and which is prescribed by masonic Law will be used this occasion. Tho right worshipful grand master will be assisted by Othol m. Goodyear right worshipful Deputy grand master j. Willis Smith right worshipful Junior grand War grand Secre officers the grand Lodge Pennsylvania notably Samuel local paving Home stretch. V c. Guncheon and co., local con tractors finished laying Concrete the main Street paving Job Between the end the present Brick pavement and the Bridge at Mayo s Spring tues Day. The construction company started laying Concrete the Mechanic Street paving from main Street to Center Street yesterday. With favourable weather conditions . Guncheon expects to have the entire local Job paving completed in a week s time. I. Guncheon has made rapid Prog Ress the local contract and is per forming a splendid Job. Den and William b. Joslyn Tyler j. Warren Radcliffe tary the part Tho Grange farm Bureau sheep growers picnic. Next saturday. August shh is the Runte the Ann Nril Mckean county Grange farm Bureau sheep growers picnic to to Hekl at Coryville a delightful program hns been arranged were Laid for the big county the entertainment the hundreds mass meeting. Of Mckean county people who will it will be Gratifying news to the assemble at the Beautiful Coryville people Kane it. Jewett port Allej Grove that Day. There will b-2 some Gany Eldred Smethport and inter thing doing every minute. In addition grand master will take ceremonies also other members the grand Lodge. The Corner Stone is a selected native Stone and will be placed at the North East Corner the edifice. The inscriptions the two faces the Stone rend Mckean Lodge no. 38 f. A. M. Chartered March 29, 1s69 a. 6867 August 18, 1922 a. L 5922. The Corner Stone will contain a cop per Box in which will be deposited cer Tain masonic records. The masonic procession will be form ily have the sympathy All in the loss this Good Man. The funeral was held at the famil residence this Borough sunday after noon at clock the Rev. Arthu Gregson the methodist Episcopa Church officiating. Interment made in the Smith cemetery at mers Valley. A far Mckean students second in lock Haven Normal event Mckean county won second Hono in the annual Dodge Ball tournament the Central state Normal schoo lock Haven. In the preliminaries they won Over Cambria in the Semi finals Over Center and in the finals they lost to Deal Field by a mat Ter a few seconds. The game a an exciting one and aroused Muc enthusiasm among the students. Tho Mckean county players were Clair Anil Donald Bettis. Leo Eaton Mary Crowley. Esther Johnson an Gertrude costello from Eldred Eugene Fortner and Margaret Evans fro port Aileen by Angela Beatty fro Kane Ruth Owens Lois Stratton an Lucilio Hovis from Smethport. Local men win at Tennis. Oil City August defeat Grant inn afro in the second Roun and great great grand child represent in five generations. The appointees entertainment Eitleb for year 1923 Are mi1 and mrs. Earl Gallup and is. So Thomas . And mrs. John . And lira. Arthur Munnier and . Ond mrs. Floyd Rifle. Alt Oiin . Shank Lancaster county a noted potato grower Bert Straw. Potter county agent . Mcdougell. Elk county agent . Gault Forest county agent . , Cam Eron county agent. Fully fifty Man from All the counties thin action Tho state who Are interested in Catle raising made the pilgrimage to Cole Grovo to View Northwestern Penn Sylvania s first big cattle ranch Experiment. The col Grove Brook cattle co. La composed w. H. Gallup Worth Smith and Ralph Herbert and Cheater Irving. Tho Irving Brothers experienced Western cattle men Are in Active charge the local Experiment which is being conducted along the regular Western cattle ranch lilies. The three. Irving. Brothers with their sturdy Western cow ponies keep Tho Herd under constant supervision had rounded up nearly every h a d for in inspection last Friday. Part Tho Herd was inspected near while Hother Herd was Norwich Corners. The Domain available for Rajs no purposes includes acres de at the Lodge room Mckean Lodge by Raleigh Smethport no. 38s f. A. M. Under the orders j elimination Rennacker. And Oil the City the grand Marshall and proceed to 1 Tennis club singles Champion by Jack at. Meeting attended by Posta 1 ploys and their ladles -_6f Mckean county cities arid towns held at the methodist Church Parlours Tuc Aday evening an organization the postal workers the county was effected the purpose which will be to bring about a closer social relationship am Ong the postmasters assistant Post masters clerks and City and Rural carriers to improve in every possible Way the service the postal depart ment to its patrons and wherever possible to better Tho working Condit ions the employees. meeting to be held sometime in september a designation seven members will to made to be known As the Mckean county local welfare Council the Post office department whose object it will be to increase the service in Mckean county to improve working conditions in Post offices and to effect closer cooperation among the Public Tho postmaster and employees the postal service. This Council is organized in compliance with instructions from the postmaster Gen eral and is planned for every county in the several states the Union having not loss than fifty postmasters and Rural carriers. In counties hav ing a lesser number it is intended to Combine such counties with other counties that the requisite number May be procured. More than fifty were. In attendance at tiie tuesday evening meeting which was notable for the enthusiasm shown the site the Temple. Corner stones libraries hospitals and Public buildings nature Tia son. Erie county singles title Holder. In the first round featured the first Day s play in the singles Tho i Fath toward permanent organization. Well As Corner stones Oliu Rhes tournament the ten Laid from time to time by grand Mas nos association Northwestern Ponn ters the grand Lodge free and Isy Ivania re today. Five in t r.second round accepted masons Pennsylvania and with ceremonies quite similar to the ceremony which be this mediate Points that there is no intention trying to interrupt the Pri Mary Highway building program. It is also Gratifying 1o note that the announcement plans for the Gigantic picnic and roads mass meeting hns already resulted in the atmosphere which was becoming rather dense be ing clarified to a great extent already however plans for the monster demonstration Are progressing steadily and even a More definite comprehensive Toad building understanding will re sult which will be Mutual Benefit to All Mckean county communities k. E. Burdick who was designated at the meeting in port Allegany recently As the local member the commit tee from several towns to arrange plans for the Gigantic roads rally was ont town it the time that meet ing. Or. Burdick makes the splendid that Bradford roads enthusiasts be invited to participate in the huge gathering. Now that the regrettable misunderstanding has been cleared up the Democrat her no doubt that the other towns inter ested will Welcome Bradford s pres ence. Indeed Oil Metropolis should have been included in Tho Pinna any continued Page 2. Col. 1 to the published program h is expected that Dean Watts Pennsylvania state College will be present and address the Assembly. Occasion. Thus the cd Namony come one general Public interest and All Are invited to this ceremony. Right worshipful grand master Weltler and his distinguished party arrive from Philadelphia at ten clock Friday morning and will return that evening. The Eldred band and discourse music ill be present and there will be All kinds amusement attractions. Following Are a few the events. Game locals. Game Rixford is Smethport contests. 100 Yard one class boys two classes. Potato for nil. So Yard class. Women s class. Three legged for All Broad one class. Boys two classes. Three class a girls Hoys and men. Bring your baskets and enjoy n i Lea Sant Day. Program for the afternoon. Invocation. Vocal a. L. Gallup. Moody. Hoenl Baker a in Masur k. V. Simo Grange. Were played this afternoon and it is expected that the third round will be oni Plettl tomorrow. Oil City was the following were chosen As officers for Tho present year w. Workley p. M. Smethport. Sir Holme. P m. Poi t Allegany. Of scrub Stock the Herd at and that the is a Success is at tested by the fact two which were sick when received died and Tho balance the Herd All show splendid average gain. Ralph Irving informed Tho visitors that the Herd s grazing area had been confined this summer to two Small valleys the. Level floors which provided native grass intermingled with Blue grass and White stated that the Herd exhibited an unexpected King for the native grass in preference to Blue grass and Clover and that he cattle furthermore developed a strange appetite for the foliage the undergrowth Trio lower hillsides pointing to the nearby Hills which had been neatly trimmed by the grazing to till Les the cattle. To was further the opinion that it agreed with the Herd. Or. Irving slated Tho cattle started to Graze april 20th and that the principal gains were registered during May and june. Tho Colegrove Brook ranch Experiment is being watched with interest All Over the bust its Success will be the solution finding profitable use for the millions acres waste land throughout this state. That the and braking is n Success is attested by the splendid appearance the Herd. The experts who visited the ranch last Friday were Cathu Saslie Over what they saw. To is the intention Start sending the eat he Nink t this month. The Democrat editor the pleas ure in ing pint the ranch in is Pettlon Friday due to the court miss Mccrary will turn first Spade at laying state College Hospital a signal Honor to her. The Corner Stone the now Hospital at state College for which funds were donated the potato growers association the state will be Laid Friday. Aug. 25. The re -m." has an added local in Terest from the fact that Mips Anna Turtle Point will Wield the Spade in a Renkins the ground for the Coiner As representative the Napers the entire state. This signal Honor was Given miss Mccrary in View the fact that my Kean county Pomona Grange. which she was county Deputy made the first donation to the Hospital fund and suggested the potato plan raising funds miss Mccrary has served for years As county. Grange lecturer and hns done remarkably Good work in promoting Gran interests. Many from this Jan attend a ctr nor Sion a Cere monies. These officers were elected for the year x. Curran Oil City president Dennison a. Grant Franklin vice resident j. C. Adams Oil City Sec a by treasurer. Oil City a aug. Elimina Ion Black. St. Marys by Shantz Oil City and Leseuer Erie by Lucy Smethport were the High lights in he second round the singles the annual tournament Tho Lawn ten Nis association Northwestern pa., Here today. Smethport in Well represented at the i elected for the 1023 . Turtle Point. K. Comes. Liar j Psi. Of Gnip the Coles Rovo Al Carrier. Smet Henrt. D. , p. M. Northwestern Tennis association match. Among those from Here Are . And mrs. Scott Redfield s. Raleigh. Or. And mrs. Daniel Luby John Mitchell. Francis Hussey. Robert and Hamlin Redfield and we. Brownell. O. S. Studholme p. J. Carroll and vide Burdick were named a com Littee to draft a Constitution and by aws. Not the least enjoyable feature to meeting was the splendid banquet served by the Priscilla club the j. E. Church. Besides the entire Force the local Post office those present included Paul and eight his assistants Bradford postmaster and frs. Studholme port Allegany. Postmaster and mrs. Dibble Rixford oat master Kelly Eldred postmaster Carlson Turtle Point Rural carriers from port Allegany Eldred Turtle. Point and Roulette and mrs. H. L. Backus the Miner and r. R. Lindsly sic Democrat. E. H. Southwick and child Ren leave Friday for a two week s Tia it with her sister mrs. Frank Heath Corry. Dance at lyceum. Friday evening August is. Music by Rendford six. Halt will be electric lighted. The Public cordially invited adv h Tho Democrat c months Brook company. Or. Diely the state College expert while in conversation with the writer was enthusiastic Over the grazing possibilities the potato Creek Valley Region. The visiting delegation were Gresla . Gallup at the Noonday . In the afternoon the delegation visited Tho farm James Randall near Hazelhurst where another beef cattle Experiment is being carried successfully. All told 235 steers were inspected. Both the Colegrove Brook and Randall ventures Are cooperating1 h the Extension department the Pennsylvania state College. Leave Long Auto journey. Mrs. Geoffrey Mayo and daughters Elizabeth and Margaret who have been guests capt. And mrs. E. R. Mnyo West main Street for a num Ber weeks past left tuesday for their Homo in fort Worth. Texas. Mrs Mnyo drove to Smethport from fort Worth in n Ford touring car and 1h? return trip expects to travel by Way St and Oklahoma City. Thos. Hu8sey dead. Thomas Hussey aged 75, an inmate the Mckean county Home died saturday night following an illness several weeks. Deceased had resided in this Section for Many years. Fun eral services were held tuesday morn ing and interment was made in St. Elizabeth s cemetery. Bottle factory plans moving. Encouraging developments Are re ported in the bottle factory project Thea week moving towards tha Mataln ment thin vitally needed Industry. The dry Oprah prints in at the

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