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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 18, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Democrat volume 52. I1khocra.t publishing inc. Sub shall Lindsly cd Ito Smethport pa., thursday August 18, 1927. Per year. No. 33 new life of Christ Scott Hedfield jr., Eton of or. And mrs. S. F. Redfield of Syracuse or. Y., former Well known. Local residents Fig ured in a sensational incident at Skaneateles n. One Day recently when a. Seaside caught fire. The Syracuse daily newspapers Fea tured the Accident in big news stories accompanied by photographs of Tho principals and All stroke in glowing terms of uie bravery exhibited by uie former Well known local boy. Tho Syracuse Post Standard of aug ust 7th, contained the following account of the Accident fire broke out in the 28-foot sea sled owned by Wilbert a. Smith of 060 James Street while it was joins full Speed Down Skan Catolos like at 6 o clock yesterday afternoon and imperilled Tho livens of five persons who Wero forced to jump into the water to avoid a roaring Furnace. A sensational Rescue of Uio five including two Young women was made they struggled in the Lake by Captain Weston Myers and mail clerk Cartton Hardwich of the mail oat Ossa into. At any moment during Tho Rescue the two heavily Laden Gas Oline tanks on the burning speedboat expected to explode. The party consisted of Scott red Field jr., son of or. And mrs. Scott Redfield of 719 Lodi Street Charles Bruce son of or. And mrs. H. Duane Bruce of 410 Sedgwick drive miss Shirley Elsroad daughter of or. And mrs. L. R. Elsroad of 307 Marshall Street miss Betty Shay All under -years.ofuse. And Walter Graf fun they were pulled from the water about to minutes after jumping Over Board and Wero completely exhausted. The two girls were beginning to weaken rapidly weighed Dawn by their water soaked riot Hes when the mail-1 boat arrived. The Seaside prof Shirley j. Case of Chicago University whose Hook life of Jesus will pc off the press this month says the disciples were politically ambitious and hoped for Royal jobs when Christ became King of Palestine 11 is predicted the Book will Craic much discussion Many aspirants for co. Office tuesday was the last Day for filing petitions by the numerous aspirants for county and local offices and As result Tho local commissioners of Floc Force had a Busy time handling the numerous papers. Next tuesday is the last Day for that j the ballots will be closed. The Complete list of candidates is a most imposing one Competition being especially Strong for commissioner and sheriff. Following is a list of petitioners for county offices. Republican a. J. Brad Ford John e. Fluke Kane Thomas Fox Foster township w. H. Halpenny Sonio time during wednesday night Bear or bears visited the farm of 1. W. Jones on the Marvin Creek Rood ear Smethport and killed a valuable w and calf according to information furnished the Democrat. Game protector Carl Benson of it. Ewe to was notified and is on the Trail f the Ursine outlaw. This is the first incident of its kind of or cd in the immediate Vicinity of Smethport in some time although cars in other Section particularly county have been busily engaged ii killing livestock and visiting apiaries other animals killed Albin Colson of Lantz Corners be tween it. Jewett and Kane had two valuable cows killed this week while to animals were grazing in the Woods near his Homo. Both beasts showed signs of claw Marks but it is no known whether a Bear or Canadian Lynx was responsible. Residents stat that Spetz liens of the fierce Lynx fam ily have Heen seen. Mysterious beast roams near Corry according to a news dispatch from Clymer near Corry today a Savage boast is praying on cattle in that Sec Tion. Formers state that they have Hoard hideous cries at like Tho scream ing of a woman in Dis Tress. It is thought that Canadian Lynx Are doing the damage. Posted nation s Best local democrats present ticket miss Edna Browning Ruby of la Fayette ind., has been voted the most outstanding woman of the nation in business and the professions. The woman s Congress at Oakland voted her this Honor a positive sign is Al the democratic july in Smethport in far from being decadent is Uio fact that petitions have Jeen filed with the Jcck Ean county commissioners by a number of local democrats Aro candidates for trough off laces. Of the Strong out array presented by the minority party in Many years appear As petitioners. This is As u should to. Which Lias been a of Oil numerically in town is show ing a Gratifying increase. With a Kyle mull ticket in the Field things look Bright for the toll election. Following is a list of democratic candidates for Borough Ollices Campbell. Com Cileu 4 c. Daly. J. A. Nellis. C. A. Cd Hellman 2 if Ford. School Herzog w. A. Clovis. O. Holder. Judge of v. Barbour. Young Man Hurt in Auto crash aviator killed Well known Here goo. W. Roth who operated a flying Field at Monaco. Pa., and Kennetj b. Hercules of mar tons ferry Ohio inspector of Ici fiction Paugh. Edna Saul Gallup family reunion held at Galco Park the Twenty fourth annual reunion of uie Gallup family was hold at Balco bark on tuesday aug. 16. Moro than one Hundred and fifty partook Ftp uie i Fine Ehi Okon dinner arranged by the killed sunday Whon committee in charge composed of Tho the county author idea would Uko to get in communication with Norbert Wiser whose address was lately Tho joke an county jail previously the. Penitentiary Pittsburgh and tit present unknown. We Elsor took French leave from the local jail last wednesday evening some time Between 8 Imd 10 p. M. The prisoner had let it be known that he was tired and intended to. Retire Early. To went to his cell rolled some sets to appear Elko a sleeping Man of Tho cot Ami in tit. For ports unknown. It is thought that Tho escaped convict climbed up a Voltl Titler Shaft to the roof of the jail and then Down an Iron pipe to Tho ground. It is also believed that Wilsor had Congo Doratea waiting for him in an a Tomolilo. About ton o clock Uio turnkey at the i ill discovered the deception of Tho rolled blankets and tha alarm was sounded. A dragnet was immediately Broad for Uio Man but although the authorities Havo what they consider Good Cluora Koisor to Dato Liaa Euc coed de in eluding Thorn. Authorities along the Canadian Bor Der pro requested to keep watch and were Roth s plane exploded in mid air and fell into Uio Ohio River near legion Villa a following or. And mrs. B. G. Potter. Or. And mrs. Barl Gallup or. And lira. W. H. Gallup or. And mrs. Clay Iron a time in company with ton Gallup and or. And mrs. Milford Fred eels a Ploner aviator were located in Smethport in 191s and 1017., a Buick Coupe owned and driven by Paul Gingrich of Crosby was badly Smethport w. O. Hilliard Lafayette township a. J. Nordstrom port Alle Gany William s. Sullivan Otto town John Kelly of Crosby was badly Cut when the vehicle collided with a Bridge opposite the farm on 10 Highway Between Smethport and Crosby sunday night. Ship. John Bradford a p. Burned to the water s Edge and then Sank. A life preserve on a Long rope was attached to it at considerable Hazard by the adventurous watermen of Skaneateles Lake who stood by while the Craft burned. This formed a Marker of its location after it Sank. It is in 75 feet of water. The girls Wero taken to the Smith Home suffering severely from expos ur-8 by their immersion and from Shote. The men in the party were unscathed. The Smith speedster was one of the spectacles to the cottagers and Visi tors at Skaneateles Lake. It was a Long Lithe Craft furnished with a powerful engine and a Small Cabin. It was of the Seaside Type which per Lye Don Smethport. W. Barton Smethport John b. Eastman Smethport c. Roy Jungstrom Smethport Ralph e. Scott District w. Cat Lin port Allegany Albert a. Griffin Bradford Charles g. Hubbard. Kane John p. Melvin Bradford. Switch rights. The High Speed. Scott Redfield was employed by the Seaside company at Miami fla., last As Mechanic and demonstrator of their crafts. Tho Smith sled had Heen troubled by Back firing of the engine and several other miso just Monts for some time and its owner to chef auditor if. R. Kane Blva Cooper Bradford Ralph Bur do Csc. J. Abernethy Brad Ford j. V. Gallup Keating township c. H. Heath Smethport j. J. John Ston Smethport b. W. Jones. Smith port John w. My Kiwall. Kane Cap Tain Edgar l. Rhone Bradford a. F. Jew Union. Bradford v. Godding port Allegany b. F. Starsky Smethport. County b. Bou ton Smethport Daniel m. Cooper. Bradford Charles h. Henderson Brad Ford. R. Anderson Clermont Thaddeus b. Evans Kane. D. Allen. Foster town ship h. Clay Keffner Bradford. Asked Young Redfield to go to chef Democrat Lake and fix it up. I county commissioner George l. To took his chum. Charles Bradford t. F. Hiing Ivylle and the two girls for the trip and the Smethport k. A. Tenter port Alle Rifle on Tho boat. Griffin accompanied them on the water. A preliminary inspection disclosed several needed adjustments to Tho rudder that causes Tho boat to elevate itself on the water and skim Over the surface and to other parts of the mechanism. The Olauso of Tho Back firing was Loca Ted and the necessary adjustment made it was thought. Tho Craft then worked satisfactorily Illy with two Young were Riding in the Gingrich and Kex Ady companions car when the collision occurred. The Accident resulted from the knee of one of the occupants brushing the Light when Tho two men interested local in a project to construct giant air plane Tioy had invented. Work was actually started by two aviators at Tho Backus Novelty factory hut after several months the Gallup. Tho usual business meeting was held and All Wero asked tit find and any silent tribute to the memory of those who had passed away during the year. Routine matters were Dis cussed and passed upon. Tho present officers Wero to elect etl project was abandoned when the. Local follows not practicable. Yet developments of aviation in Tho world War produced big then in bombing suddenly extinguishing the terrific crash threw Kelly through the Windshield inflicting bad cuts and bruises about the face and Lead Ona Cut severing an artery. The other occupants escaped with minor a Jules the head end of the Buick was badly wrecked a Hole being driven through uie front of the Radiator and the steering wheel demolished the accidents victims were brought o Smethport where or. Big ref Chad Wick and or. W. A. Ostrander attended planes of the identical Typo eels and Roth Wero working on a few months later. Eels and role. After leaving Smith port enlisted wit ii the United states air service for the duration of ithe War and received commissions. Roth was 35 years of age and is. Survived by a widow one child. He Mode Many friends during his stay in Smethport. Kelly waa so badly injured that it was deemed advisable to take him to the Bradford Hospital. He is recovering. Fine free acts for county fair All the patrons of the Mckoan county fair at Smethport pa., on August 31, september 1, 2, and 3, 1927 will be Given a treat Thea year when lieutenant Scava s gendarmes Are shown As one of the features tree attractions in a series hippodrome acts. Since All the circuses Nave Dos Gany Irvin l. Wynn Bradford. Anna Gates Lafay Ette township. District a. Griffin Bradford. Booth Bradford f a Burdick. Keating township. Keenan Bradford. Belle Ulli Bridge Lauer port Allegany. County h. Elder Coleville. Well known local Man weds in Olean the marring of Edwin r. Cunning Ham of Smethport and miss Agnes e. Burg of att. Jewett took place last evening at o clock at the Trinity i methodist Church. The ceremony was performed by Tho Rev. L. A. Bradford pastor of the Church. Tho attendants were or. And mrs. R l. Francis of Smethport. Or. And their aug. Mrs. Cunningham will make Homo in Herald. 12. Prohibition f. Bradford Trvin l. Wynn in a trip around the Lake but while returning to the Smith summer Home it Back fired again. The Blaze ensued almost immediately. The might of the Seaside sliding Over the water and throwing up Gigantic i Ort Waves of Spray at its How fascinated i a tract Charles g. Hub Myers and Hardwich As they chugged county Sullivan. Bradford. B. Bastman. Smith in the Gas Ollie driven Ossa into Down Cooper. Bradford the Lake yesterday afternoon on their. Manley g. Pieng. Bradford. Rounds of delivering mail to the various summer Homes. Hardwich la the son of or. And mrs. Wells h. Hard w. Jones Smethport. L. Lauer port Allegany. Wlch of Skaneateles and i a student i c. Filler. In the school of journalism at Syra j r. Anderson. Continued on 4, col. 4 d. Allen. Tho Democrat unites with Smethport blends in extending congratulations m this Happy occasion. New time schedule on Kush Equa route announcement was made last week of a in schedule on the Kush Nua Railroad. The changes which have been made include no 3 which now Leavo i Smethport it a. M. Instead of and arrives in my. To Wott at and returns to Smith port at instead of As previously. Trairor no. .5 leaves Smethport now at p. M. Making connections for Bradford at Backus for the after noon a r. And p. Train arriving in Bradford at. Continued Chariot races due to the threat danger encountered the american Public Haa nearly lost sight of the greatest and oldest of All sports. Ever since King Tut played poker with Julius Caesar and Long before Lindy played with the at lactic the Royal Rushing roman Chariot race was known As the thrill of thrills. The Ben Hur Chariot race As presented the gendarmes would put to shame the most reckless roman s racist dream. When this outfit turns their two stately carriages for the word you will see a race the continued on Page col. 3 Oviatt family reunion the thirteenth annual rep fam of Tho Piatt family was held at Chalco Park thursday. Aug. 11. At jut sixty were resent and a very enjoyable time waa and. The Day was spent in playing games and visiting. The out of town guests were Chas. B. Oviatt and daughters mrs. Alta North and mrs. Belmont m. Port Allegany Grange plans big fair exhibit port reporter Liberty try dam crat Job in Lens Grange it its meeting on sati Multi decided to make an . Of farm Garden. Fruit and Flower products of this Section of Mcgonn county at the county fair to be held in Fiji Ethor on aukrust 30, 31. Kept. 1 and 2. Farmers anti in loners Whethe Mem Lieth of the Grange or not Are pm posted to contribute samples of Luiei skill in Hie raisins of crops vegetable and fruits and their wives and run up tors to furnish Flowers and Shrub for exhibition and decorations Fin bring them to Orange Hall before o clock on twin morning of tuesday August 30. T. Scott b. Oviatt. L. Gallup j. B. Oviatt and b. L. Gallup. Treasurer Talco Park Allup. A committee for 1028 was appointed and frs. Burdette Gallup or. And is. John a Abbey or. And mrs. A. V. Allup. Warley Gifford mrs. Ethel mrs. B. C. Gallup and miss Anet Gallup. A rising vote of thanks was tender d the acting committee and the re Alander of the afternoon was spent in hoc Jal time. A Buffet supper was served and Neloff ensued music being furnished y acre s orchestra. Mrs. Frustrate any attempt Pelsor might make to into Canada. On Mon Day county detective j. J. Allison secured a number of Cli Juliu a for general distribution giving Walsort e a Cluro and Bertillion classifications Tho escaped prisoner is sold to. To a hardened criminal who will probably resist arrest inasmuch As it m by mean a material increase in his sentence of from 6 to 13 years in Tho Western Penitentiary Welbor was formerly a Rosl dont of a y. A Stu convicted Onul sentenced for partic los Shareh and to i o brutal beef Long of Tho proprietor. Wiser was returned to Tab custody of rho Mckoan county authorities from Potts Burgh to testify Ogal nest companion in the hold up Fred Brougham we o was taken into custody at May Vullo n. Y., recently. It waa in connection with Tho extradition of Brougham from now York Stato to this state that county detective Allison and Pilot Harrl Emory of Bradford made their memorable Al Plano flight to Harrisburg and Albany a few weeks unless Wiser is recaptured the Batto will probably to unable to con vict Brougham Whoso Case is scheduled to come Irp before Tho october term of court. We Jar la said to Botha Only person who can contradict Alibi that he waa not in Bradford at Tho Elmo of Tho cd Namiichi Ion of the Mcauliffe Olmo. Latest developments seem to Indi Cate that Wiser left Smethport in a car with two men and a woman said to to Well known to Tho police. It -wns1 first thought that who party might have Hll Droth of beaded for West Virginia but tha Hunt Chas Rogers now entering in Tho a Eddlo West. Daughters of Scio. N. Or. And i. Harry Schrober of Beggs. Okla. And mrs. Bert of into and Daugh or of , a. Or. And mrs. Leo go of Lett and family of Row. The next reunion will be hold the second thursday in August 1928. Fields family reunion delightful event the ninth annual reunion of Tho Field family was held thursday aug. 1, at Tho Home of or. And mrs. W. H. Field on Marvin Creek. About eighty members of the family were in at Tendance. A Tahle was erected in the Orchard and places Laid for seventy. At one Dock a sumptuous dinner was served by the committee in charge. Follow ing dinner a business meeting was held at which the officers of this year were ejected for Tho coming year Toach Field president w. H. Field vice president Myrle Field Secretary treasurer. General committee Henry it Tel. Mike Field George Field and Opal Cap Well. In rinse the afternoon various races Wero Hilld. Tho winners being awarded prizes. Owing to Tho fact that several deaths have occurred in the family recently Tho dance which is usually held in the evening was commit cd this Roar. Burleigh s band Here next week Burleigh s concert band of Olean waa unable to appear in Smethport this thursday or vening As announced last week. However local music lovers will receive a treat next thursday eve Ning Whon Uio Oloan organization will Render a concert hero. Neit Friday evening Smethport s splendid band unequalled in any town near its size in these Parta at least will reciprocate by giving1 a concert in Olean. Firemen s convention in Kane next thursday next thursday August 25, will to. A red letter Day for Volunteer firemen of Hokoan Elk Cameron counties. The annual convention of the Tri county association will to hold on that Date in knee. A splendid of entertainment has been arranged. Smith port will to Well represented at the event a number of the local fire fighters expecting to tha trip to tha Mountain City in. A specially chartered Busi while others will Darlya their own Cam

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