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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - August 25, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania I it a Catt into ii orc Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper the Democrat the entire news Field of Mckean. It Alana to be your paper volume Xiv dam oort Urc Smethport a thursday August. 25, per year. No. 34, local players win big event we. Brownell and theron Lyle capture doubles cups. Northwest. Paje Nhis meet two handsome Loving cups Are met sporty share in the trophies awarded in the annual tournament of the Northwestern Penna. Tennis association which Jast week in Erie a. Tuttie cups Are the property of therein Lyle formerly of Smethport but now residing in new York where in to in charge of the City office of the boys Magazine w. A. Brown Ell. The were Given the team for play ing through the win. Ning tie title car Publes Charn Plons of this Section of the. State. Other member of the party representing Smethport in the tournament were Hamlin and Robert Redfie a a slam Gaul pm Francis Husi Jey mor timer Robert Hamilton and red fled Billett. Or. . Scott p. Red eld motored to and one rest of a party we o had proceeded them on sunday. In the opinion of tie older in attendance this years tournament showed about the Best Grade of nos in the history of the association. Last year s champions in doubles and singles were both eliminated. In to tie local players Lyle and brow hell enjoyed the Honor of be ing among the last 16 of 69 in the. Singles play. Both were eliminated in the round which qualified for the. Semi a Nab Lyle. Losing to the Man who won the singles championship Hamlin Redfield lasted to the Semi finals in the Consolation singles and paired with his brother Robert until the Semul Nab in a the. Doubles. Hobert Redfie Dacid Robert under de fee Nice to Albu t two a film Ting a distressing Case John Dotterweich who recently taken to York suffers relate. Last week the Democrat mentioned the fact that John Rambie had taken his grandson John Dotterweich who was severely Shell shocked in France from Gowanda n. T., where he had been receiving Hospital treatment to York pa., where he was taken in charge by his aunt mrs. Westz. It was hoped the change would do the Young Man Good. The latter part of last week or. Crample received a letter from his daughter stating that John had suffered a serious relapse and that he Wae still in a critical condition at the time the letter was written. The Young Man will be taken Back to a government Hospital As soon As his condition will permit. Bee swarm leaves. J. J. Johnston proprietor of the Smethport laundry informs the Democrat that the Bee swarm which recently took pose Salon of the Unten anted third floor of my laundry build. Ing. Has departed. Has Brave War record Clark Melvln Elgut Een years of age who is hem at the county jail in this Borough awaiting trial on a charge of stealing an automobile belonging to or. Cleveland of it Jewett a Valient War record. In conversation with one who had be come interested in his Case Mclain casually mentioned the fact that he had served with the a. E. F. In France. In View of a youth the statement appeared incredulous. Why did t you say something of this queried the Friend it might have helped there was bitterness in the boy s voice Asho replied it did t help me am. Long friends in my own town when i got Back from War i could t a guess it won t help Roe much among sheriff Jos. F. Robinson in communicating with the authorities at Corry the Homo town has Learned that Mclain enlisted in the War before he had reached the age of fifteen and that his military record was a distinguished one without a single blemish. Mclain in the robbery of the Cleveland automobile while under Tho influence of liquor it is said. His former record As to character was Good. Strange Radiant Hist re. Nto blankets it is. Practically indestructible. Poultry too shows a from that of other communities a its great size and More tender More delicious Fla Vor the geese look for All the world like great floating Feather Beds and the chickens grow As Large is rain barrels. These peculiarities have Long puzzled those who have observed them and a great Many theories have been advanced regarding the cause of them and As is often the Way with theories they have All been erroneous and the savants who have journeyed from the far Corners of the Lofte each in his turn to study the people and the surroundings have made conjectures and left us none the Wiser. It remained for Reuben Scott the fifth to solve the problem. Or. Scott took up the study of the vegetation first. A Little Plant Bas been found growing in this Vicinity but not to be found elsewhere and owing to the fact that it has tiny very Long wire like roots and that h gives off a Bright radiance at night the natives Call it the lightning Plant just How the Patent propagates is a mystery is no one has Ever found any of the seed after an electric storm acres of the Plant appear As if by magic where not a Leaf or a Root of it was to be seen a few hours before and at any unusual display of the Aurora Boreale it disappears As crud. Denly As it came. Lightning has never struck in merry echoes. After much experimentation or. Scott has found that the lightning Plant has virtually electrified the whole Community and that the water and the air in this Vicinity As Well As the people Ana the and Mals Are heavily charged with it he has connected a storage Battery with the roots of this Peculiar Plant and his wife s machine churn ect., Are now by electricity and a lighting Plant is tinder construction. Smethport wins game pull i v Anderson Kaat season Tho Star twirled of the Warren butter to win a game for Shef Field against the Smethport team at grounds sunday afternoon and nearly Dinv for nine in Noriga backed Enning of 4 Gallagher 2b 4 Ull of 4 Mogowan in 4 Mccarthy 3b 4 band concert saturday. Saturday night Tho Smethport Bond will Render the. Following program at the bandstand on the count House Aci Are rifles sous cd. Fox in your daddy s arms. Of Victory von Blom. Trombone Filmore. Dragon King. Fox Wang. Wagner. The dance Given by the band at the lyceum last Friday evening was fairly veil attended approximately being realized. At Tho concert last Satur. Day evening a collection was taken am Ong the crowd which netted j22. The band has just purchased a new King baritone Horn which was badly needed and which was used by Frank Pur tie for the first Elmo saturday night. The new instrument fills a want. Nagle of Eeler c Ozark p 2 11 i 1 funeral of Thomas Young. The funeral of the late Thomas j. Young former Smethport baseball player and restaurant proprietor was held at the Home of his Sisters in Kane sunday afternoon at o clock Rev. Or. Clemens officiating. The services were attended by Many friends of this one time crack nah let. The death of Tom Young occurred tuesday of last week at Hospital where he had Benn taken from Smethport Early in Tho year. 34 b 12 27 12 3 Sheffield a r h to a e cockeran 1 0 8 0 0 Haslet 4 0 01 0 0 Ford As 4 0 1 3 s 0 Fitzgerald of 4 0 2 1 0 0 Gilson 3b. 4 1 2 0 2 1 Black of 4 0 1 1 0 0 Morley 2b 3 1 1 1 1 o Penney o 3 0 010 0 0 Anderson p 3 1 o 0 0 0 33 4 7 26 8 1 by innings Smethport 00000200 5 Sheffield 10000030 4 s. Tull Clark. 3 base 2 base Morley Black. S. Clark 8, Anderson 10. B. Clark Banderson 1. S. Hull Clark Mcgowan. Automobiles collided Small child was thrown through wine shield and buddy Cut. Last tiday a Ford Runao out conveying Orand mrs. Milliron and two year old son of Duke Center and truck ii conveying i. Road Nean and a s. Joins the state 412 acres is urged As the acres Javoro Harrl Burg aug. joint mum Purchase of acres by the. State and National government for the establishment of the Allegheny to anal Forest on the headwaters of Al Etheny River to recommended by resent Yves of the. United states and Pennsylvania forestry services who have Jufat completed an examination of he territory. They have designated acres As the logical Purchase land recommended for Purchase in in a Lauren Forest Moi Gan and his the United states service requests approval by the state Forest commission of the Purchase of the larger tract because of its one do plete Hess As a unit and also for administrative. Convenience but will agree to the acceptance of tie minimum area recommended for Pur Chase. Under a Rev Sod agreement with the United the state forestry department has been allotted this year a its share of Federal Money under the provisions of the. Which for Federal Aid. In flight. Ing Forest fires. This sum is an in Over the allotment of last year sent for or red Ert Ham Ilton who left for the scene but in the meantime the Milliron family started Tor Art. Mahoney scar and met the physician on West main Street this Borough where the Little Hoy s injuries were dressed. It was found that the numerous cuts Tuout his head included a bad gosh which had severed an artery. The boy had out considerable blood but his injury. Is were of a superficial nature. Canning the squeal. The final chapter of Norwich up the potato Creek Valley from Smethport which up to the ume the big Mill fun. Shed operations there and was Dis mantled last summer e thriving town of several Hundred souls is now being written. The Norwich lumber company is portable saw Mill in operation there to cub the Tim Ber in the great Mill docks into lumber for Market and to. Out Odd left in the Vicinity. Thus passes Busy nor. Wich. Tho site of the town is now part of the new game preserve. For. Sale. Three Spring Shoals inquire John , Smethport a. East Smethport Defeated port decisively. Whatever Hopes port Allegany in that their baseball team was invincible were shattered most effectively sunday when Tony Ander son s East Smethport team journeyed o that town and rocked the boat of he ounce place boys to the tune of 13 to 4. The previous sunday East Smethport Defeated port in this Boro by the score of 4 to 3. The team was the Best port Alle. Gany could produce and Buck Hiler Star twirler was on the Mound. East Smethport s sluggers connected with his offerings for in hits 5 of which were of the two bag specie being lined out by John Walker Dick Walker Robert Hull Walter Daniels and l. Walker. L. Walker the Youthful Southpaw served up the hot ones for e. Smethport pitching a Cpl ended i game and his opponents Only Cone cled with seven hits off him. Mckenna had a splendid Day in the fled and made phenomenal catch of a Long drive Umoh brought the crowd to its feet. The e of Tomei it d Katt Arlie Toj if of the ceremony occurred i at -41 a. Saturday August 20, 1921 it the Home of the Bride s parents. Rev. A thur Oregon of the m. A Church officiating. After september 1, or. And mrs. Al Derfer will be at Home at port Alle. Gany a. The Bride who la a graduate of the Smethport High school and Wellesley College has for some time been one of he efficient teachers of the Bradford City schools. She is a gifted Young lady who possesses a wide Circle of blends. Or. Alderfer is a Well known educator who is the efficient Princl of the port Allegany school b. Comes family reunion delightful event held at Gallo i iroc last thursday. Smethport company secures contract the Smethport construction com Pany of which Charles Hull is Mana. Ger. Which was recently Low bidder on two state Highway jobs has been awarded the contract for constructing feet of improved Road on r-304 in Union City Boro and Union town ship in Erie county. The bid of the local company for this Job was 618.80. All bids on other Job on which the local company was Low bid Der were rejected. Good game sunday. Next sunday afternoon at the Community athletic Field East Smethport the Bast Smethport team will meet the fast Bradford team. This pro Milsoe to be one of the beat games of the season. Game called at contribution so cents. The comes family held their 21st annual reunion at Galco Park on thursday August 18, 1921. The weather Man was not in our favor. In spite of that fact a goodly number of relatives were present. A Chicken dinner served at 1 p. M. And o Buffet luncheon at p. M. The business meeting was called at p. M. By h. Dickinson vice president. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year. C. Dickinson Tutu okla vice h. Dickinson in comes. Frank Gallup. S. Comes. The out of town relatives present were c. W. Mckinson. Miss Ada Ness Buffalo n. Or. And mrs. Rodney Holden and children Kane or. And mrs. Elton Holden and Eon or. And mrs. Buell Strang and son port Allegany a. Or. And Are. L. W. Holden and Eon Winton n. Car. Or. And mrs. L. O. Comes and sons Elmer and Carl Granola kans. A member. For Sale. Strictly modern Home. Hardwood floors throughout. Furnace and Lann. Dry tubs. Garage with water and Light Concrete floors and driveway. Inquire h. A. Gaff net 414 main Street 33 4t. Smethport a

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