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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 21, 1924, Smethport, Pennsylvania county s great list Wisi Skly the Moat a cwt for the Hon drum sworn 120o Mckean Democrat tin Democrat i our my Crl i King Minn More to Huniodi Piort and Raul hit in Coutur them birr or rhed by other comity ivc Ekly. It in Moil effective by volume 48. Ammo that go. Inc. Lindsley. Editor Smethport ., thursday August 21, 1924. Per year. No. 34 Boro and Bell co. Agree injured when Glass Jar exploded to Interfuse of poles for electric and Tele phone lines the unsightly Telephone poles which have marred the appearance of main Street for Many years Are to be re moved. At an adjourned meeting of the Bor Ough Council held monday evening it Faa voted to accept an offer of the Bell Telephone company for the Interfuse of iss Edna Spe Clu of King Street was painfully injured by a Peculiar Accident a her Home last sat urday. Miss Specic was in the act of re moving a Glass Jar filled with molasses from a refrigerator the contents exploded the Glass flying in fragments. Particles of Glass struck miss top Echt in the face breaking her glasses in flicting1 minor injuries and one particle Cut the Ball of one Eye. The injury old Pioneer families in reunions there is no More Happy occasion of he a car than Whon members of of null meet in reunion. This is he family reunion season and the past Veek has witnessed the reunions of several of the Pioneer families of this Toction. Following Are accounts free of these delightful events Deer Bear and other game fireworks display at fair has yield etl nicely to surgical treat ment. Randall Brunner wedding the marriage of miss Hertha m. Randall and Fred j. Brunner of due took place at Barney the Home of the Bride s Falo y., Brook farm parents. Or. And mrs. James Orinda on thursday. August 14. The Bride was attended by her Sis Ter. Miss Nora e. Randall of Akron. Ohio while Richard Randall brother poles of the Borough electric Lif Fht poles by Tho Telephone company in return for which Concession the Tele phone company will be Walt the Bor Ough to string electric wires from Tel Ephone poles and the main Street Tele phone lines Between Church and me chanic streets will be removed not later than december 1325. The Tele Phothi company further promises to re move Telephone lines from the balance of main Street As soon As it is Neces sary to replace the present cables which in the opinion of manager iof Fly Busl my Spangler of the Tione company will not be Iong. The arrangement Between the Bor Ough and Ball company is not Only an equitable one but the Interfuse of poles by both will not Only make it unnecessary to install any More poles but will relieve the present congestion of Tele phone and electric lines about town. The Democrat understands that there la also a ii Lahood that the pre sent antiquated Type of telephones in use Here May also be replaced by electric operate. Ones As soon As prac table. Band will give concert to night another attractive Lieen arranged for the program weekly Lias open air concert by the Smethport band at the court House Square Pagoda this at o clock weather per Niit Linin. The following numbers be rendered by the band will after the performer by ceremony which was Rev. William Van Dyke St. Luke s episcopal Church Smith port. A splendid wedding dinner was served to Twenty guests. I Ite in the afternoon the Ncik wedded pair left on a Short wedding trip after which they make theer Home at 3js Falo n. Y. Richmond Avenue but Cleveaux .40 formed in county at a meeting of american legion members from All me can count towns held at it. Jewett sunday county Lodge the Mystic inner order. Cleveaux to was instituted to the merriment of Thi assembled candidates. The order de Rives its name from the familiar inscription on palatial rolling Stock o French troop trains eight horses o id or. W. A. Ostrander o Smethport who attended the installation found plenty of room in the newly launched Mic Kean county Box car. Car and lamp Post collide Bazaar. Chenette. J last Friday ased. of Ros Gallup the 21st association picnic annual reunion of the Allup family was held at Galco Park tuesday August Isth Tho Day was Lino and about one Hundred and sixty in no Tendance. After the excellent dinner the Busi Ness meeting was called to order by he president. Fred d. Gallup who gave a Brief address of Welcome ask no to stand and a Salem Iri Bute to the memory of those whom we from our Circle. The reports of previous reunion and of finances Wen read by Secretary and treasurer and adopted. All officials wore continued in Ollice. After a discussion the motion i unanimously carried that members of the association May each invite Une in1 to i Tiiu Rosis changing to Pink e pro Ara fails by Moonlight a. Terry Lac scoiu.-, consisting of a Low Wood Ali ten by eighteen fee omit Ting 350 magnesium Fla Slies and till reports the showing the Klaus Ami stripes in Brilliant coloured tiros and Many other Mccal county is an unit due feature into to ram of the Conrd of claim. Cuini inns of the slate by providing thib Lioi of wild animals As a Fin lure of the talks i Vii by trapping instructor c. 13. Login of Llic Hoard. Or. will by present at the Mckean county fair in Smethport interesting displays. September 0, 10, ii Ami 12 Anil a Niong the free attractions arc the Day will demonstrate and explain the flying Moores and lilo Juggler. A by St for trapping vermin and few years ago the flying Moores other cur bearing animals. This be geared at Tho Warren county fair. Ing a Section of the country tin Secretary of the fair received the noting 13 very popular and the pres following letter fro Ivi k. M. Lowe of Orv Atton of game a matter of great the Warren county fair your letter Intel Cut these talks of or. Inigue Are in regard to the flying Moores re cell assured of Largo and attention and-1 Oil. They played our pair and heir . Acts Are extra Good. Glad to recon game protector Carl Benson of my. Mend them to you 1 Lewett is going to make an Effort to representatives arc visiting other provide a collection of native soliciting horses for the races an Lala including Deer bears wild-1 a Large tent has been ordered for cats foxes Coons and por hops Oiler the Auto show which promises to be larger than last years display. Tile fair association is erecting animals which have their haunts in this Section of the state. L. 1c. Hogarth travelling state game Cit la shed on the grounds 2s by 100 elector for this District informs the feet this with the other cattle shed Democrat that to will have a Trytko care of tie livestock sex exhibit of Deer horns at the fair in fur Tho present. The funds Lonec Ion i h the exhibit of tin Krak erect the building have been raised by game commission. Or. Hogarth will also have a number of varieties of firearms on exhibition. A new feature of the 192-1 Moke an county fair and races to Public subset Ripe inn. The guest to the evening part following to Smethport september e fireworks for wednesday full the Day s reunion thereby taxing dancing space of the hair to its capacity. Too much cannot be said of the work of the entertainment commit co. Or. And mrs. Win Field Stark. Or. And mrs. Arthur Gallup miss Cora Gallup. Of Kane and Volunteer assistants in their in refill supervision of every de Tail the prompt manner in which Din Ner and luncheon Svere served to the Large crowd and their unceasing efforts to make the Day pleasantly remembered. Orchestra furnished music afternoon and evening. The appointees on entertainment committee for year 1925 Are or. And mrs. George Kowley and mrs. W. L. Burdick and mrs. Lawrence Richardson or. And mid. Guy Burdick and miss Susan Gallup. Fox did kiss that girl selection airs from Aida. Verdi. Handy. Fox the storm. Borgia. Tobani. Triumphal. Mitchell another Large audience enjoyed last thursday evening s concert the Cool weather conditions. Despite returns from extended visit. To Sweden mrs. Amandus Engstrom of East main Street arrived Home Friday from new York in which City she landed tuesday on the s. S. Stockholm of the swedish american line from Yuetten Hurt from which City she sailed on August 2nd, after an extended visit to her old Home in Sweden. Angstrom left Smethport in May 1023. And during her absence has visited her girlhood Home. As Enholm where her father still resides also Stockholm Guttenburg and other cities of Sweden. Mrs. Engstrom o fifteen months sojourn. Renewing old Tinie acquaintances and greeting relatives was most enjoyable. She reports conditions in Sweden to be and the Thrifty people of that progressive nation Are enjoying n period of Prosperity Unrien Lenl in the country s history n. By Iho i More Ihan imports s Liis i T i k i one of shr eur i a will Avenue was attempting to Nego Tito the turn at the intersection of main and Mechanic streets in his Star Sedan the front wheels locked in such a manner that the car went Over the curb in front of Lla Latrom Bros. Tarti Ware and collided with the Iron electric Light pos4. At that Point. The Lump Post was broken off. The Radiator of Tho car damaged and the Windshield demolished. Or. Swanson was uninjured in the crash which accompanied the fall of Iii Star. Oviatt family reunion the Oviatt family held their tenth reunion wednesday. August 13 at Galco Park Anu sixty being present. All enjoyed themselves games visiting Etc. Dinner was at the usual hour with directors Are now engaged in Rai Siim funds to build another build ing to House tile exhibits. The Fai Mei held in ran Aid not Only by giving but 12 will i having an exhibit at the fair this year for wednesday evening. I the larger the Farmers display at i september 10th. The association has fair the Casler it will be to convince ordered fifty pieces among which Are the business Man that Iho Farmer l fires combination of geysers interested in the fair. The bus incs f Yellowstone Park in this event n Man seeing this display at Tho fat column of liquid fire representing will gladly give Money to erect tin water is shot into the air Over two buildings needed in making the my Hundred feet another is the twin Kean county fair what h ought to roses displaying in mid air two be. Baseball team is organized tin Smith Perl base Ball team Liaa ecu reorganized Ami will finish out to season with a schedule of Gamow Vilh nearby towns. Baseball on Thun Asni which has been at Low ebb this Ieuan could not Long to Supre Secl and a finally bubbled Over. All Ulo old Ime local slain Are icicle in Tho har 1033. William Cut Ivan. One of lilo beat Trion local bus consented to Nana Ife Tho team which natures it being a Success from a Bual s As Woll us l playing standpoint. Regular practice schedule waa started Monjay and the buys Are work no diligently to got in form for Tho playing schedule which will Start in tide the next two weeks. Announce ment of us Hrat same be awaited with interest. Tho Lino up As projected will present the following Mccowan. Catcher Charlt Pitcher Hull shortstop solos Tien. 1st Walker. 2nd Cooper urd k Ohn. . Denning i. Mckenna of. F., with Walker p., and j. Mcdermott inti older As substitutes. Finish Kasson to Hazelhurst Concrete in 40 Days is aim forty of favourable Wca-1 Haa progressed to a stage almost to Concrete Woik on the Scasson to Hazelhurst stretch of the Smethport it. Jewett Highway will be d. Dennis contractor on that Job informed the Democrat monday. The concert to minor on the Job was placed in operation saturday Between Marvin in be and Anil rapid is being1 made. The Sif no shovel on Liat end of the Job has finished grading operate Cru n t a tart i no to in y Cone ret e. Tho Stopani shovel on the Kasson Job Between Kasson and far Vandalo will finish grading in two weeks time. As soon is the mixer reaches Hazel Hurst it will be moved to the a 13son end and Concrete work rushed to Early completion. The Knicky Berger construction company which is paving the n retch or Highway i Label hit so n and Ood things to . After Dan Jat id wan shipped to Fri taboo last week j my Gas and water companies now in new quarters the Smethport. Las and companies Are located in their new at 303 Muhln Street the Brick office Bimini Purchin shirt some time ago from Gallup. Since purchasing the building Exten Sive alterations have been made to the Structure and the oftinc1 a a finely ii Point done in every sense of the word. The old wooden office building on i yank in Street. By the local utilities companies for Many years has been abandoned. Farmers arriving for Grange picnic Mckoan a Hinty Fai mors. Of i Imp a and la f i. With san ii lots tier a business Mec tins was Bem Anil nearly All the were retained for the next year. A f t u r e o to the i Osta m w n a n n interesting Truk by John b. Ovidiu on catching wild pigeons some yearn of recitation by mrs. Emma Allen. Halo by lit lie Marjorie Meredith and others. Next Meo incr will be Hom at Galco irk the Secomb wednesday August. 1s25. Thong in attendance at the and .iced in opera lion on the i., i j Progn Bee to por Alleghany Road Job 3 a is o a d e n n id company c o n i a c t. Work on that Job by the Way. A pro stressing rapidly and grading work narrow escape for Sedan passengers on wednesday evening of last week a party of Buffalo tour nats consisting of two elderly ladles one of whom was driving a gentleman of advanced years a younger lady and a Little Rirl had a miraculous escape from serious injury when their Ford Sedan turned Over on the Steep pitch near the top of Bush Hill on this Aldo. The lady customer to nearby Steep Hill roads was not Able to get her car into Low Trear before the motor stalled with Tho result that the vehicle started Back Ward a Down thu Hill. One of the real wheels ran up the Steep Bank Lonc the inner Side of Tho Road and the car was the of cupfuls be info plan. De inside. Howard Acker Fred Anderson a. E. Quirk Ami Tony of hero of Arnoth port were in a car directly behind the i or and Tho Accident. They extricated Tho occupants from the overturned vehicle and righted the 00.1-4 de. One lady injured painfully by her Luff being comes. I pinned under the car but the others has .uling operations Well j which was not Dama and should be Able to Conoy Oto work before Snow prospects Bright for an All hard were unhurt and the party proceeded surface Ron i Between snit port their Way. After or. Quirk drove Kane year. Reunion Charles Oviatt of Rel the car to the top of Tho Hill. Mont a my a lighter. Mrs. Mix and ing Ace family of Olean. Mrs. Grace re Graf and two daughters of Oloan misses Fern and Retta of inmost own. Beckwith family reunion the Pinelo Antii annual run of the Beckwith family was held a Riv on c. About dred relatives were present from scout Westfield won game sunday Westfield. Has a fast baseball club. In a game sunday Flor soon at East Smethport Community Field with Cunningham s fast Rixford tin husky visitors were victorious by the score posit held s sent Hsiaw pitch was practically Invin Cible having twelve strike outs to his credit while at the time the visitors were Strong at the Bat. Clark started on the Mound for Rixford and in six innings Only six hits were chalked against him. Kari igbo followed on the Mound and the visitors be in Oil the cured five hits from him in three a it an off Day for he Robinjr country Pride both at Bat and in Wilcox. Pittsburgh. Coudersport. Ami Many o her m.cylvan.i.1. Ohio arid Field. Playing anywhere near their usual form Rixom should be Able to towns ?1t .nn.cylv. New York state. Roads Wero very am the love-1 Crosby Chautauqua j by Park was at its Best. A Deli inns the Crosby dinner was sorted a one o clock. Toilet a. Business mooting a of hails h. Ili Rkeith w bloc cd Dill president Nindorf. Short shift of . Pleases i and Cliffy Chaut Iii Ila Uii Irh in i Roget is a Mclay. Tues Day and wednesday was word. Port Allegany Man commits suicide Frank Franks a Cobbler aged 5-x committed suicide Between and port o clock Friday methodist Church fm.7-3 full Imlay a i h talk i in the in h the. n n will riot Forth the work of their order at s o clock. Young men and choir parents and friends arc invited Inte democratic morning by hanging to a Raf Ter in his garage located in the rear of his Home. The Man came to his work As usual and was last seen in his a Nehler shop at o clock. A customer who called at his place noticed his absence and went to the garage to find him and was horrified to discover the Man hanging to a Rafter. Or. Otto was called and Cut Tho Man Down tint he was dead before the physician arrived Kronor Pleffner was notified and will make an investigation although the authorities of port Alk a my say it is a car Case of suicide. I health was assigned As the reason for Tho rash act. Franks Wax a Freno min and l lived in port Allegany for a number a 1 s no the daily f. May play sf.m1-pro football postal clerks of 3 counties met Here the Tri county welfare association of postal i eyes and Rural met in Smethport last saturday elfin info and thirty five postal employees rom various towns in Mckean Potter and Cameron counties were present. A delightful banquet was held at the grand Central hotel it o clock at which Poa Masler r. P. Habgood of Ura Cord Ems Tho Prinic speaker. Question relating to Tho improvement of the postal service were discussed to Trio Mutual Benefit of All present. Prof. Young will leave it. Jewett Jewell. Aug. C. K. Retiring principle of the it of Wott will leave today or at which Placo Young has been elected principle of a urine or. s stay in m a has i n Joyed the Ronal it. Ami Trust Fil wih whine lie a in the business ,.-Il ins work. Contest. Moisio is by the amps Liport i 1 Iii i Tali in. s 1 oing fur i juvenile mis olm Sioni has from Erie. 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