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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - December 29, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. Smethport pa., thursday december 29, per year. Elks Christmas baskets Gladden Many Homes morning local members of a Christmas dinner. No. 53 the Bradford elks Lodge received a consignment of 30 Christmas baskets from that Lodge which were by them Distri buted to needy families in Smethport and Vicinity bringing a Happy Christ Inas spirit to Homes which grim Adver happiest season of the year. The Bradford elks in pursuance an annual custom distributed 300 dresses As result of curtailment of Kush Equay. Service postmaster e. Workley received a communication last week from or. K. 1c Kane of Kush qua owner of the Kush Equa Railroad which plys Between Smethport and Backus where it connects with line trains on the Buffalo Rochester Pittsburgh Railroad which stated that starting next Mon Day the present splendid train service provided by the Railroad s gasoline motor car will be abandoned due to Lack of patronage and the service cur tailed to one train each any daily. By the new schedule one train will arrive in Smethport at a. M. And will leave Smethport for Backus at a. M. As a result of this curtailment of ser vice the motor bus lines out of Smethport. Bradford and to it. Jewett and Kane probably be awarded the contract for carrying mails. This will provide a. Splendid service probably better than this town Lias enjoyed in the Post by reason of the fre they Are engaged in the erection of the each year the elks derive real plea sure from Tho distribution of these Christmas baskets. Tho coat is de frayed by voluntary subscriptions from members of the Lodge and Volun Teer workers among the members . I j i Winch Imus in me members Ity had threatened to Render at painstakingly perform the big task of Haie i packing and distributing the baskets of i interest in the annual distribution Haa of j been kept alive by the untiring Energy Secretary of the these Christmas a Aketo which Jaa. L. An Drcar talked full ingredients of a real Christ j Bradford Lodge Mas feast Brlit Basket combined a thai elk3 no3soss an . _ i. Case of Large Ion one of the tenets of which is e Enes o two together with a sack of practical demonstration t potatoes of sugar a one Pound More blessed to give than to the that it officials will be sworn in monday new appointments the new Mckean county officials v receive receive e Ian of doing Good make 11 in Liu infill Juji Ilcy i loaf of bread and other incidentals universally adopted to live a if it Glenfield scene of John Mccarthy local contractor and Irvin Mccarthy returned Home last Friday from Glenfield n. Y., where s. A. C. Do let elected in november will to sworn in at the court House this Borough next much interest centers in Tho Corgan Zed Board of county commissioners consisting of a. J. Bond and w. U. Halpenny. Republicans who were re elected find to p. A Hungiville demo crat a new member. Next monday Tho commissioners will Macc the com Pleto list of county appointments con sisting of superintendent of the county Homo county sealer of weights and measures county physician county solicitor commissioners clerk assist ant clerk court House janitor Etc. It is understood that annl cants Are num Erous for Tho several positions. Quency of rung on the Dally bus sche Dules. Postmaster Workley immediately got in touch with the to Stoffle depart ment on receipt of or. Tonne s letter and recommended that the mail carry ing contract be entered into with the local motor bus company. There is every reason to believe that his recommendation will be favourably acted upon. On a former occasion when Tho Kush Equa Railroad contemplated abandoning local service the department was about to award the mail carrying contract to the Bua lines but a change of decision which resulted in the Rush Equa continuing its regular of trains ended negotiations. Schedule the curtailment of Kush Equa service uni Imper at or. Kane who hallways endeavoured Render Rvice on the Little new chemical plants of the Quinn interests of Olean to spend the Holiday at their Homes Here. At Glenfield which is located in the Adirondack Region near Wjite town n a. The quinns Are re erecting the hug chemical works which was move from Keystone near Smethport Las summer. The big Plant is being combined with the which a moved from i Stanter in Elk county during the past year. As a result of the erection of this Gigantic Industry Glenfield which for Merly boasted of a population of 20 persons is assuming Industrial import Ance. In addition to the Wood chemical fac tory the local company la erecting j huge Sawmill to the chemical Plant the i greatest in the world. A feature of. The Plant is a new drying in which Wood will receive in can ire Sra a be blamed for m Winch Wood will receive in a few no fre busing fight against Shoura the seasoning it used to require the Bua lines. The nature two years to perform under the Kush Equa route will continue to give old method of seasoning in the factory Smethport freight service from the the big Sawmill and the chemical factory will employ 400 necessitating the erection of a Large number of houses. Many houses have been moved from Keystone and i Stanter and a number of new dwellings Are be ing built. A of men is Rushing work r. P. Ry., in addition to its abbreviated passenger service. Trapper badly wounded by gun Arthur Dailey of Gifford has been in a serious condition As the result of construction and of ploys of the company being accidentally shot while making Johman superintendent of Many local pm including Carl a round of Trapa he had set near his chemical works at East Home employed on the Glenfield Job about o clock last thursday work at Glenfield is progressing a morning Dailey is said to have tripped Pedly and the plants will be ready for and fell in the Woods. The barrel of business next summer a Shotgun lie was carrying became clogged with Snow and while engaged in cleaning it out the discharged the shot hitting him squarely in the Chest. Hoe Morgan deplores too much surgery the Smethport athletic club Bas Kotali quintet opened the local season monday night at the legion lyceum by handing the fact Austin team a 72-29 defeat. The local team uncorked a Brilliant Brand of basketball featuring a pass ing attack which had the visitors bail led. Old stars Back in the lineup who have lost none of their old time form were capt. Tommie Thompson Eric Josephson Louis and Bobby Hull and Lloyd Kohn. Some of the newer generation which show great Promise Are silos Scott Leo Petruzzi Ernest Kohn Mert Mindy and Elmer Petruz part of monday night s game was played with several second string men in Tho line up. Christmas Rush capably handled at Post office the Smethport Posto fico experienced tha greatest Rush in its his tory this Christmas. An enormous volume of mail emf cola containing Holiday gifts was sont from and received at the local office Tho heavy volume of business which did not Bear out pessimistic reports of a Slack Holiday trading season was not of a nature to add to the Holiday Joys of the Busy postal workers nevertheless it was handled with surprising efficiency and dispatch by postmaster e. A Workley and his assistants. They deserve Trio gratitude of local office patrons. As stated in to Democrat two a polls ago. Must of the present staff of officials were re elected Only five new faces appearing in the line up. The now Vincinla Are Chaa. Hender son treasurer capt. Edgar Rhone sheriff thou. P. A Hungiville. Commissioner Charles w. Hubbard. District attorney and Bliss Booth auditor. Or. Henderson a Republican is one of Bradford s Moat beloved citizens by reason of bin Long term of untiring and efficient service As chief of the fire department of that City. While the pop ular Bradford Man has been suffering a severe attack of illness which really concerned his friends his condition now shows Gratifying improve ment and ii is expected that he will be Able to give the treasurer a office act Alvo attention. Capt. Thompson and Josephson were Rhone and favourably known in veterans circles of me Kean county and is also a prominent Bradford citizen. During the world High scorers for 13 baskets each. The summary Smethport tossing Case of diphtheria reported Roy Thomas. East Smethport garage Man. Was stricken with an attack of diphtheria last Friday and the family residence wag placed under quarantine. Or. Thomas condition is reported As entirely satisfactory at this writing with everything pointing to his Early recovery news which will be to his wide Circle of friends. Pleasing fire department will elect 1923 officers at the regular monthly meeting of the Smethport fire department scheduled for next thursday evening offi cers will be elected for Tho year 192s. Plans Are being made for a big at of members and a refresh ment committee will provide plenty of things to eat. Local physicians were in Bradford last thursday night to attend a meeting of the Mckean county medical society which was addressed by or. Arthur c. Morgan of Philadelphia president of the Pennsylvania medical society. The meeting waa held at the option if ouse. Following a six o clock dinner. Or. Morgan used As his subject society matters and acute cardiac tra the speaker deplored the growing tendency of resorting to sur Gery on alight pit vocation in canes which would yield to treatment without Uso of the knife. Tho Learned physic Ian s comments have resulted in considerable discussion t is understood. In. Medical circles attractive improvements to local Barber shop. has made attractive j College in Thompson it -. I.13 Jospi Isth if u Hull c i re 2 r. Hull in 4 Scott 1 Petruzzi 2 k. Kohn. O totals .36 Fqy Jarlson. Of. J Koth if 3 Rydesky. C 2 Deacon re j Feck o score by quarters imethport.20 36 Ustyn 6 12 Smethport victorious in preliminary Tho Smethport spoon re team defeat d an Eldred team in the preliminary y the decisive score of 50-23. Coudersport wins last saturday night an abbreviated Smethport team met defeat at thei hands of Coudersport in the late town by a score of 60-34. ,72 to 29 company infantry during its strenuous Campaign in France. Tils War a dust Ingalshe d one. Thoa. F. Huhg Izille prominent Smethport Man who is the new minority of the Board of coif qty commissioners rendered several efficient terms of ser vice in that important office a number of Yeara ago and la splendidly qualified for the position. He is a gentleman of Exton Alve big business interests an Oil producer a former Bank official and during the world. War served most capably is food administrator of my i county. He understand Fla county j problems and will be a valuable Addi Tion to the Board of or. Hubbard a Brilliant Young Kane attorney waa elected District attorney Herbert Welser sentenced to Servo a Max mum sentence of years in Uio Vettern . Imus burp for participating in Tilo attempted robbery of Tho Mcauliffe huh Murkot in Brad Ford and a murderous attack upon the proprietor last March Anil for break ing jail by climbing up a Chimney in this Borough last summer necessitating a Cross Continental automobile Chaae by county detective Jack Alli son before he was recaptured in Yuma Arizona stands a splendid Chance of having his sentence materially reduced. Welser waa brought from the Penitentiary to the local jail to testify against Fred Brougham his accomplice in Tho Bradford crime who waa tried at the recent term of criminal court convicted and sentenced to serve from 2v, to 5 years in the Penitentiary for Tho same crime Welser was convicted of and is still at the local prison. Welser was sentenced by a visiting Jurist who presided at his trial in this the w. Borough and at Tho conclusion of Brougham Case when judge j. Bouton of Mckean county imposed sentence to discovered that Mae. Tho Long term. discovered that Tho Funari had been convicted under one a Attoh 6f the Taw and sentenced under another judge Bouton is determined hat the mistake shall be rectified and. That Weafer will receive the same treatment Brougham his accomplice received. Tinder the circumstances it develops that Wiser if mistake was made in Hla sentence cannot be Given an added sentence for his dash for Freedom last summer As he was illegally imprisoned. Law becomes effective next sunday Many chances Bon g. Bynon registrar of motor vehicles in Pennsylvania Lias written an Artl clo of the new Stato motor code which will go into effect la Pennsylvania january 1. In Tilves should be known by every notarial. The Artl clo follows year of experience in Tho administration of motor Laws and study Otho Peculiar conditions which obtain n Many sections of Ponna Sylvan let Lave borne fruit in Tho form of a now motor code. It becomes effective january first a codification of sex sting legislation i. Lamp Lillea Tho a Tho addition of features taken rom the uniform motor vehicle code adopted by inc Hoover National con Veronce on Street and Highway safety Nakos Tho now code a. Model in Ita eld. Tho Codo embraces thirteen articles Ach dealing with a specific sit Boot ii thorough manner. Thea Moke for simplicity and enables any per son interested to locate a pertinent motion and a cure Tho information to May to seeking immediately and fully. Thea was not always True in Dor the present Law which very often necessitated Legal assistance. At present the Bureau of motor vehicles experienced much dam faculty in secur ing a Clear interpretation of some portions of the Law and it is not unusual to Call on the department of Justice for expert Legal of Lylona before proceeding under a particular Section. Significant titles of the Parloua headings make it easy to refer to Tho code. Tho thirteen articles Are headed thus Titi and preliminary provisions without opposition after securing 52 72j Republican nomination. The 17 Bliss the Hoard of of nip. Is n Bradford citizen with Pplk Nold and experience to Mako a Speenr Tyrl up Ord in the important of firn of aut Lilor. The prisoner will probably be go a. Now trial As the county authorities Are anxious that he Geta what Ever rights he is in All fairness entitled to and chances Are that his eventual sentence when he is returned Cramer Reist nuptials in Erie the marriage of miss Josephine Cramer daughter of mrs. Fanny Cra Mer of 1424 per Urce Park. Erie and Henry rest of state College was solemnized thursday night at o clock in Trinity episcopal Church. Erie a. Tho Cramer family formerly Resad Many friends Here. She has also been frequent visitor in town in facial capacity with the Home no macs department of slate co Reist is an instructor it Munn co. Gets Texas Gusher members of tin Munn Oil on company of this Borough received a real Christmas present last saturday in the form of a Telegram apprising the company that a new Well on a one of the beat appointed most attract i he land. cons come in with a production j a to the Penitentiary where he has been a Model prisoner will he no longer than that imposed on Brougham with full allowance for the year he has Al ready served. County detective Allison informs the Democrat that Woniger who is and j crippled is the result of beatings the received from other convicts in the Penitentiary. Is anxious to Correct a. Ivron Imp Riolon gained from his Les Lemony at Tho Brougham trial that of Era tired him being forced to testify at the trial of his or from negligence of prison Guthorl Pelsor stated that the fights in which he be rime an unwilling Partl new convict at the Peni weight i.-. Licena fund. V a the sections under each Arlola his of 76 barrels of Oil and feet of had nothing to do with the gag Dally being one of the Best struck in that Field in recent years. Swim operations Aro o continue. Members of Tho Munn Oil it Gna co. O l e. Munn t. W. Camp or. Rob Brougham Case but arose from per altercation a w Ali other convicts Tho prison authorities took prompt action in the emergencies and that he Haa nothing but Praise for the pm Clancy the Penitentiary officials who have Given him a Squire m Cut As any convict could reasonably Betty Ottoson of the Brar Joni school i expect. 3 f proven cents to his Street mass Winifred Clark of the local shop. An entire new equipment Telephone co. Had Tho Milfor latest design has been installed Home there. John Ottoson. Tho Democrat extends j tons on this occasion. I fracturing a Bone of her right wrist. French mirrors. The Interior of Tho miss Clark proceeded to the off co of shop has been newly and Deco or. Burg Chadwick and that physician rated in Wilto. Presenting a most at attended the injury which was of an Tractive appearance Elwood now Haa extremely painful nature. Notice of annual meeting Tho annual meeting of the Stock holders of the Hamlin Bank and Trust it list i Iii 1.1 Al oot1 tune on an icy sidewalk in front slating of White enamelled chairs and of the Post once last thursday noon White Marble . Equipped with Large injured cranking Auto most p of the Bank and Trust the Interior of Tho 8. A. . I.? Cleot Lon of for the ensuing year and the trans not is As May one of the beat appointed most attract Tonsor Lal establishments to be Gruttz Shawmut in Thia Section of the state. Agent at Arkport n. T., apart Chr lat Maji with his Richa Jil Orl Fla. And mrs. And mrs. Bernard bail spent Charlat mail Vruth relat Lrea in Olean. S. A. . Local business has been carrying Ufa right Arm in Ion of last Friday. Or. Burl Csc was in the act of Crink ing Hla Studebaker automobile when Tho Crank slipped in such a Maner As Amo int of sympathy Weiser who seems to to n Vir is showing a laudable determination to take his Medicine like a . O clock the to wrench i. Arm. The Iury la an gmothp0rt, pain Ftp Ono i fast basketball game next rhonday night Smethport a. C. Quintet at the lesion by next monday night at i o clock. The Locala challenger Are an interesting Ono to hairy Lith 1928, at afternoon. Out Mccot soc y the 03 a should adm nalon fifty cants a key number related to the under article one of Tho Flat a Cotlon. Is no. 105. Artl clo ten denier a Uli j the 42 Seoul big under head Are numbered 1001-1042 incl Usilia. Artl clo one begins with Iho otiato1 Mary Short the which follow in this _ Artl clo Are All important since they furnish Tho Means of enforcing the Parloua pro visions. When parking regulations Aro under discussion there is no uncertainty a to what constitutes the act of parking. The definition is Clear. Under Tho old Law it was possible to make such regulations but it duo Wos furnished to determine when a car waa parked. The new code correlates and Hup plants the certificate of title Law Anil provides orderly Clear Cut procedure for the titling of motor vehicle Dis position of stolen cars and other Legal operations. Certain their representatives or authorized dealers Iii motor vehicles May be licensed by the department to remove engine number from engines being replaced by new used or rebuilt engines and Auch Licensee must report immediately each Auch change made. License plates May be revoked or suspended when a vehicle is deemed unsafe or unfit for operation Public highways or when it la not equipped As required by Law. License May to refused when a vehicle in satisfactory mechanical condition. Use of registration platen la subject to very rigid regulations especially the Transfer of Platea and replacement for loss theft or destruction. Plates May not. In any in stance be Given or Lent to another person. Wide latitude is Given the Secretary of highways in the suspension it operators License for Pauaea. The minimum age limit remains at 18 Yeara and no person under Tho age of 18 May hire or be employed to oper ate a a chauffeur or paid Driver Provera of school Tuaoa must be 18 or continued on Page a col

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