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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 23, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean county s Weekity newspaper the Mott a Vern the Muht headers Bat of right Tho firm or rot your into Intro Luisch la Smith Tirol Ami runt Milt Hii cd Eufr than arc Ren i ii de Liy Nuy other minty -svcrkl.v. If Vuk most of act Alvo volume 47. Demo Flat Chi to. Smethport pa., thursday August 23, 1923. Pek year the official list of candidates for county and municipal offices received from the county commissioners of fice wednesday shows that the Republican several candidates for nearly every county of co while the democrats in every Case with the exception of two have Only one Candi Date for office. There Are a few cases where some of the candidates Are seeking nominations on More thai one party. Tho official list of candidates furnished by the county commissioners follows Register of John b. Eastman t5. Rhone. C. Roy trom Democrat. Anna Gates prohibition John b. Eastman. A. Gallup j mrs. Coolidge exhibits i the fact that mrs. Calvin co Lugo has entered sume of her Handiwork with the knitting Needles in a com petition for a Cash prize is reported As if it were something out of the Ordinary but in thai part of new England whence the Coll does came and where they have lived much of their lives such competitions Art an old St Fry. All surlimer Long and in Many cases All Winter too. The women of Hie Connecticut Valley and their nelghb4cs in he Hills have been stitch ing crocheting knitting and not so Many weaving of recent and making Patchwork. Little girls under to years of age Are at their sew ing this month and old ladies Force their trembling fingers to fashion for quilts. Perhaps this autumn sightseers at tie three county fair in Northampton May find in a i Fije tent where Hund reds of Patchwork quilts braided rugs and rag carpels Woven on looms 200 years old Are on display a piece of knit Liim or fancy work marked Grace York times. Smethport wins immense Circle of fire first game of series Tho Lour Grille series with port Al score by innings Les any opened hero last sunday nil Smethport .0300 Smethport took Over the visitors by n score of 13-0. Clark was on the Mound for the locals and pitched Groat Ball. Spectators agreed to a Man that Tommy had the by Dick at Short Ino game As dig the fancy work department of she Mckean. County fair has by to thoroughly revised. This feature of the or. D. Elva Cooper. Herman e. J fair is of often the Handi a has taken months of i struck Clark _5, Moody c. Double port 2. Stuff last sunday. Stop also played a Mcdermott at first Cooper who caught and Mekenna. In the Middle Garden. Port was weak in the e infield and their three pitchers failed to Stop our Lineigh a of swat from knocking the Pill steadily. N sunday the second game of the series will be played at port Allegan and this contest should be Well Worth seeing sport is smarting from their decisive Detent. 2 base 3 base sacrifice hit a. Cooper. Stolen o Neal. Mcdermot to 2, j. Cooper. On Clark 2, by Moody Smethport .030000 i. 000000 Smethport w. Cooper. 3b 0 Mec Jowan. Of 5 modern into. In o Walker. 2b 5 r r 3 7 x _ a 0 0 0 c i a r ii to a 2213 221 3 13 1 Kohn. If Burdick is j. Cooper c Mekenna of Clark p i. Total port Allegany Clark of rom no is Neubort a Lemon. List a i Sims Cost i Ila set. 3b Royce of o Neal if Moody p Erickson. P 2 0 3 1 1 2 heralds new secret society knit . Tui Vii in the Kwh Juhls of lie j turned the eyes of inc Eastern part of j toward k.-im.1. And Hie Republican is Sci living Many incan or f ution hint is alleged m Honvo Samiou its debut Here by burning an immense hoop of Firo on the outskirts of Tho City. Following this demons trillion Tho Republican was informed through the medium of an unsigned letter to the editor that the knights of the Blaz ing ring would soon to known All Over the world in the Light for Liberty for All. N of York Philadelphia Pittsburgh and Buffalo papers devoted consider 42 17 27 17 3 a i h ii to a e Democrat. I. A. Birdick James m. Work on Fraser prohibition Harriett o. Kane j it inf a and sew or. D. Erivn Cooper. Me 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 11 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 i total 33 0 4 24 11 3 recorder of a. R. Anderson. I prothonotary Republican. D. F. J Starsky prohibition. T. M. Buchanan. District e. O. Potter Democrat Clayton w. Morri Eon. It. C. Heffner or. O. S. Hunnum Democrat or. A Grace White prohibition. Or. A. Grace White. County p. B. Galion in a. J. W. H. Halpenny Wil. Lilliard Fred r. Democrat William f. Grow George Logan j. P. O Connor t. F. Hungiville Irvin l. Wynn a. M. Card prohibition o. S. Gahagan Irvin l. Wynn. County treasurer Republican Charles my care iwo for Chatley Jos Eph f. Robinson Daniec m. Cooper Democrat Edward r. Prohibition. Charles m.-. R. Benson. L. W. Barton Arthur h. G. Solt. John h. Howe Democrat Frank e. Costello. D. W. Barton prohibition i. W. Barton. The candidates for the various local offices Are As follows candidate. C. W. Freeman John Tjin Holm. Democrat. Ray Day Walter Daly. S. F. Fry. School Helen entries open. The Rev. Van Dyke received commission As 1st lieutenant Rev w. E. Van Dye has received his commission from Tho War department and now holds the rank of first lieu tenant. Rev. Van Dyke who saw much sen ice during the world War is a chaplain in corps the Reserve officers information for sportsmen the Board of game commissioners for the state of Pennsylvania has is sued the following communication which should be read by every per son who expects to Hunt game this fall Hunters licenses the Hunters licenses and togs for every county in the state have now been completed and shipped. Sports several Well known families hold reunions Gallup association picnic the twentieth annual reunion of the Gallup family was held at Galco Park August 21st, 1023. About two Hundred members present. After the excellent dinner had been served to the Large number of guests the business meeting was called to order by the president f. A. Gallup. At Tho election officers Fred d. Gallup was made president Frank Gallup vice president and the previous Secretary and trustees continued in office. A Bradford orchestra furnished excellent music afternoon and evening. The retiring committee air. And mrs. Earl Gallup or. And mrs. Floyd Rifle or. And mrs. John Taylor or. And mrs Scott Thomas and or. And airs. Arthur Minior were tendered a vote of thanks for their careful supervision men Are urged to Abt Iii their licenses of every detail the prompt manner at an Early Date to avoid the Rush which the dinner and supper were is sure to follow later. Hunters who neglect to make application for their served to the Large company and their untiring efforts to make the occasion remainder of the Lay spent in vis iting in games and in taking pictures. Able space to Tho matter last sunday and the org leation is now talked about All Over the continent. At pres ent the Republican can give no fur ther information concerning it for the reason that no further communications have been received bin it is hoped if such in organization exists hero that he publication of this a Riclo Mav bring Forth additional information from its members. Yesterday afternoon. A. Leaton of n new Tork City called the Republican Over Long distance Telephone seeking Furt Boi information concerning the blazing or. Lealoa said that in was chief of staff of Tho Rico jus Tice league which holds similar beliefs to those published As part of the Creed of the knights of Tho blazing ring. To was very anxious into communication with the to get head quarters of the Kane organization and licenses far enough in Advance of one they want to use same. Expect to go Hunting but must wait1 until the License and tag. The appointees on entertainment i committee for year 1324 Are or. And received by them. Up to have this Een Winfield Stark or. Ana mrs. Rim Van Dyke democratic. Warley off Oral. Ilo 1022 tags and licenses have been and cratic tickets. M. O Urien. Judge of w. It. Itu Gorford. Republican Catherine j. Burdick , w. Tinkler. W. Strong 6 years. Lucille Marshall. To years. Democratic. Clo Ortro Campbell. Years. Arthur John Saul Parikh. I years. Thomas Clark. 2 years. Inspector of elect j m. Repairing Spring Mayo s spring1 at the upper end of Mai n p t re it is hoi Cloa n de n my the e Spring Bax. Pipes Etc. Are being put in order. Some time n specimen of the water from this Fino Spring was sent to Star Risburg for analysis and it was Dis covered that the water was impure. Hundreds of have Usini the water nil summer due to the fact that it was supposed of be More pure than the City water. When it was Learned that the water was not fit to drink Many people asked g. B. Mnyo. Upon whose property the Spring a located to have the Spring House cleaned. Tie consented to do this with the re sult much refuse was found and when the workmen Are finished it is thought the water will again regain its natural state of purity. Small boys playing about the of print Are responsible for the refuse found in it. Brown velvet has containing1 Small rum of a Hup reunion Kinder s2rs adv Gallup or. And mrs. C. O. Ley i. Or. And mrs. George to one will be Cora Gallup and or. To use heir old License and lag after on Hon the licences have Boon in tile hands of j the county treasurer a kill client j Lengh of time to permit applicants to secure la cases. Blackbird season the Blackbird season has been on since August isl. In Many sections thousands of blackbirds have been killed and Blackbird pie is being j i charts enjoyed by hundreds of sportsmen and of okla., their families. This is one game Bird Oviatt family reunion the ninth annual reunion of the Oviatt family was held it Galco Park August 16, 1923. A goodly no Inuos were present and when dinner was announced All did Justice to the elegant repast. The Busi Ness meeting was called to order by the president mrs. Emma Allen. Resolutions for the departed rela Yves was read by j. W. Pickers Gill the minutes of reunion were read and approved and the following officers were elected president Emman Allen vice presi Dent. J. B. Secretary Carrie Oviatt treasurer. Mrs. Jessie Rowley committee on arrangements Leo god Ding miss Victoria Ovitt. Carrie Oviatt committee on reception mrs. Phoebe Nourse Frank Ovitt mrs. Ida Pickersgill committee on entertain ment John Pickersgill Frances god Ding Armstrong. The Day was spent in games visit ing and other amusements. All had a Fine time the next meeting will be held it Gilco Park. August 192-1. Is going to write further Tho matter. Concerning wigwam Bill write Etter editor Democrat we Bill and to started from Doug lass Kansas on wednesday augus 1st for Casper Wyoming Ond the great Oil Fields of which John p. Her Rick of Olean y. Has so entertain i sly written. While in Casper to renewed acquaintance with m. Hardie who is in charge there of Gad production for the producers and re finers company. Or. Hart Llo vim reared at it. Alton has among his other charges big the worlds biggest Gas Well. Bier Bertha broke Ier Halter one Day and Mark Hardie Ivas the Ono Man in the Northwest who could rope the old girl and Lead her Back to her Supply of Alfalfa. So you see it Alton has produced something this Section o this. Country is still of Forlong from water Short Nee. To Orts from nearby towns show that very whore water scarce and con Erv Atlon is a necessity. A Ridgway dispatch ices of the set nation it the Keystone Power Plant supplies Smethport with Oleo Kiclty. Tho Scarcity of water Oon to Lutes a menace to the company s or Vico and they Are taking measures conserve water. Tho article la a follows water shortage great problem at Power Plant Ridgway pa., aug. Lay Lan ran hardly realize the greatness f the. Task confronting the Keystone Ower corporation at its Power Plant Ore. Tho Clarion River is lower than t any Elmo in the past sixty five cars according to j. S. Magl Nils be of the older Resl Denta. Every Rop of water flowing Down tile streamed in diverted at the Power Plant and used to col the condensers. To utilize this Small amount of water to to fullest extent has Cost Tho Power oin Pany thousands of dollars within he past a big electric pump has been placed it Tho water outlet below Tho Plant t is operated continuously pumping thousands of Gallons of water Back in o Tho canal from the Clarion River dam. After hours of work the piping on one of Tho big Turnes has been changed so Tomt Tho water outlet leads out a window and empties into a newly constructed Hume which carries it to Tho canal so it May he used Ngann. Tho path Tho water is by pieces Wood nailed to thei Bot Lom of the trough so that it sprays through the air and cools More quickly. In this manner additional of Gallons of water per unit of measure Are made available sides snowdrifts. Bill drove his Bulck trapping expert will visit Mckean county in in interview this morning Warden Benson stated that in to to near future an expert on trapping wild animals especially vermin will visit this Section to instruct those interested. Kano and Bradford will probably be Tho places visited but or. Benson said Field reunion the Fostir a annual Field reunion was Eslon the held . . At " Hen of or. And mrs. N. Field. A j " he Dimuil a was served to Over one Hundred persons. New officers were of or. mr.--, Rich 01, the year at a meeting in the afternoon. The children on Oyer races during in the everyone in incent Oie t. O. T. Tho v and Ai Ranko ments could be made for Buick is As holiest As Day Lusht As Heel i in Smethport if surf is a Deer and a most comfortable pass j Cecilt was evinced. Bill s this valuable to All and who no Aro urged to communicate with game Warden on we to Richards family reunion on wednesday. August fifteenth the n i was trip Metie of a Vei y pheasant l ii Hering in the nature of a family in Ainone Ihone were the Hie a v. Seven children who have been widely Joyed a a antlered. They Aro misses Mary a and Tun of to our starting Point. Travelled 1005 Miles observed tons of j scenery escaped and encountered div Dpi a slowed through Mushy de i Benson at it. Jewel. Census of Schpil a comply la Iho acc self six and and mrs. Furnished Kenneth Ijar. R. W. Richards and family of i or. Anti h revnolds and i hat be killed w ifs r y i Liou affecting the from s. In Alvirds and family of Smethport Burgr n. Y. Lawrence and Anna i Supply. Dog training season land Charles r. Who the season for training open i Home. De August 20th instead of september i other relatives and friends arrived 1st As heretofore. Training is permit Ted from one hour before Sunrise until p. M. Eastern Standard time on All game except Elk Deer and wild dogs May be trained on raccoons at any hour of the night. No training is permitted on sunday no firearms usually raised it arms length and fired from the shout Tor Ray be carried. Training at any time luring the training season permissible Only to Long As dogs Are accompanied by their owner or handler and Are under control at All times. Persons who take out for Jronin j governorship. Mckoan wa7for Twenty ing purposed that cannot be controlled. 01 persons who Are careless Ami permit logs to injure game pursued to responsible Lily and Are liable to during the Forenoon and a picnic Din Ner was served at one o clock. The origin of name Mckean in an article concerning the origin of Pennsylvania county names printed in the Pennsylvania Grange news the following concerning Mckean county appears Mckean your y was in 1scm. Mckean who w. Horn my in Joyed in like Liuigi Wredt of Miles of dirt read i. We saw dip Rocky Robed in the a Ory of the morning sunlight Antl hav ing a High old time generally and. Again we heard those some mountains Roar with pain and saw their brows wrapped in wet Clotlde cloths which Peterson of water and mrs. Glenn Field of Columbus. O. Or. Smith Field of Blaisdell. N. Y. And j by or. And mrs. Fred Field of Erie Amonjr Hie out of town guest wore children of the Ages attend school for the september 3. Mrs. Cgeorge of of. Bombarded us with volleys of Hail. At Colorado Springs to camped in j the shadows of pikes Peak. At Palmer Elevation 7780 feet we paused to our respects and some Cash to Tho proprietor of n Gas station we summon me asked Mckean. I on c summon snid the trembling off j Denow. To those cer. No waiting 0 discard the Robes actions of Eastern Colorado which of his Oll co the chief Justice rushed out. Seized a couple of rollers by the and the rest beat a. Retreat. A correction in Chester county was then governor week someone evidently with an of the Stife. Nyrl the a nutty bears his 1 a Niclous intent sent name. T rior to his election the fines. Where Irwin Lar is annl emulated on Fri Valley owned land it is re rom r Ulm and mar at i firt is Cancil ctr. Nion ried that the permission of the to train be obtained in ill in to doing. While not in do to. I. Is scr Tea vis Ali air if a Nicini is years chief Justice of the supreme communication to this paper linking the names or. And mrs. Charles or Ken trick certain other parties court of Pennsylvania. He was n j recently involved in a scandal. Are. Scotch irishman and know How to act Mckendrick promptly repudiated he when the occasion demanded. One of the s ories preserved concerning him is that White he was presiding in court at Ila Risburg. A Knob outside disturbed item and the Democrat deplores the fact that there Are persons in Smith port who Are of Low minded ,13 to try and defame the character of Well and he ordered the sheriff to known and Rospoch cd citizen a like or them. The sheriff Rei Iod hat j and mrs. Mukendi irk through ii we nol Able to do so. Then Why in in statements Willen n

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