Read an issue on 2 Feb 1928 in Smethport, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Mckean Democrat.
We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 2 Feb 1928 Mckean Democrat in Smethport, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.
McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - February 2, 1928, Smethport, Pennsylvania
My Kean Democrat volume. 53. Emu guat Ruul Ishina oo., 1ki. . Editor Smethport pa., thursday february 2, 1928 terms--j2.00 per year. No. 5 mrs. Alford Bush now leads Campaign race in credit count of important week or. Lyle Drake places second in week s Albert Bond closely watched and miss Field is gaining Climax saturday credits end worked no Ono can Tell Doc Inore local dental surgeon Ami Illch school athletic coach that Patent lighters won t Light. The other Day to consternation Felt the Interior of Vest becoming warm. To made a frantic grab but. Not Quick enough to prevent a pocket being burned out o f the garment. The doctor s Patent lighter had in some manner caught on the Edye of the pocket when he put it away with the result that the mechanism snapped and. Eureka Campaign going into final dash with awards Lif Fulcd thousands of dollars at stake and winners still becomes intense standing of contestants wednesday evening february 1st credits mrs. Alford Bush Smethport or. Lyle Drake or. Albert Bond Smethport miss Laura Field sme Liport .400.000 or. George Van Dusen sme Liport miss Mildred Lewis Duke Center .340.000 subscriptions pouring in by the hundreds and the credits running Ujj into the Democrat Manship club is going a Terri rec j local Ladi held nmn Mil at n i i. Clark colourful Oil country sheriff Dies awed age passed away in Eastland. Texas last sided Here for Many years Smethport wore ipad dined last week by news of the death of for Mer Mckean county sheriff wll Ilum b. Clark which occurred in Eastland. Texus. thursday. Col Lowzik an at tack of pneumonia. Cwm of Clark s death was Conn vey Fol in a i Lcy ram to w. F. So Cit of Borough. Nor. about ,s4 years of bin ail ant de years was a Izroa Erml Man and lul1 la Uvrl in line la Jas Sinad Tho Lontes of a Oil Louis Brand 3u. An austrian Wood a company in Eastland up us the Lime chopper employed at a Camp at of a Jvon Huiss rom Titi Hollme Back of ice comp my . Liim to Tako to bad. Clerk. As taken into custody in Borough . 10 act on after actions had annoyed in he Alice Bot a Hohl e local . I Ligand Only partially was suf j my in f of i n la f i o x p i j s u t i us s e v e be cold and appear ii 1 Onn Syl of the i u known Early first Chimo to a paymaster fair Tho adjusting glasses today la Lar or groundhog s Day and Wyllo it is not Yot Light enough to whether lie will co Shadow and retire to Ilia Holo for six More weeks of Winter snooze Tho gentleman is Andjus Tang spectacles preparatory to rallying Forth. At any event brer groundhog More often wrong right in energetic clime Lias Vii had to be taken seriously. He Lias no reputation to sustain. Isa m Nelleb according to the deluge of inquiries which Are the local county author a. He Glen Caninico italian healer who claimed ability to cure the ailments of countrymen by the ii ample expedient of rubbing their with Liu Mlej Dollar Bills furnished by the victims. Is a Uruu h want vol Man. Bisilio been in old at the Mckean county jail. Smo Thorl since Belij a by county Olu Cors on tin Evn at a general Healing stance Cor italians of the it. Ciui try it rated that he had waded into a near i Pavo through the fourth week As the first period and the Biff double credits come to an. End and the turn onto the Home stretch brings the line up for the at the february meeting of final dash the Possession of great Smethport Borough Council next Mon a Stream during night s wander Julio rift honors and awards actually Worth night action Mil probably when or in nor by thousands of dollars. It is o. Climax in akan on the proposal of attempting to a great Campaign and 0 p. M. Satur top the local automobile Speed men Section of the county a High aged lad terribly when stove mrs. Andrew Smith Blind lady in critical condition in the Bradford Hospital mrs. Andrew Smith aged 80, Well known East Smethport lady received terrible Burns when her clothes caught lire from a Kitchen stove about o clock monday morning and no Hope is held for her recovery at the Bradford where she was rushed follow ing Tho distressing Accident. Mrs. Smith is totally Blind and it is thought thru an explosion of accumulated Gas occurred when she at tempi cd to Light a Burner of the stove. The aged woman s cries attracted Jarl Smith 33, t Boarder who occupies upper rooms at the Smith Resi Dence and he rushed to Rescue tin been in id in three when he left the Camp has not Een ascertained. The Man first appeared at the Resi jul in tin Luw Minimi Many. I fitly or. Clark was Olit Teil from a number of cities and to inn Mckean did lie fam information and warrants have a emf 1 in Weir i thu a telling that Canonico bad worked the Day nit Fht is certain to bring thrills by Stop and go Lence of s. main Sliver and surprises As every possible sub get signals on main Street. Ascription to be secured Everi feasible to be effected and every Force will be brought to Bear upon the part of while the majority of residents Are convinced the signal lights will be More effective in stopping1 speeding the candidates co secure All the credits j than a special motor trial Etc policeman possible while the double credits Are in hired on costly contract and while the Cost of the proposed lights is not prohibitive tit any persons believe that it will not be necessary to install four lights As now one will be sufficient. It 1.3 pointed put. Still ii in the Center Niay at the intersection of main and Fulton streets with signs posted at the approach a of. Fufai n Street that sign at lights Are in operation on Tho local thoroughfare would cause motorists to none but real fighters left the several tests of Merit and ability have cleaned the ranks of the club until today we have Only the real fight under the wire at Trie a wonderful goal is. In sight with its honors and great awards. The Pace cannot be slackened now. Over Confidence has lost Many a. Battle just when Vic tory was in sight. And again Lack of Confidence at a critical time has turned Many a Victory into defeat. Community spirit at High pitch Over the territory we find Community spirit at its highest. As feel ing grows the candidate is receiving much Good assistance in these trying Days of heated Competition and As the finish comes the Battle for supremacy will become one of the most interest ing affairs Ever pulled off in that Vicin Ity. Wyllo will fling the banners of Victory to the breezes on february is the big question now. Many subscriptions to be secured been with the Large circulation of Sineti Many years or. Cd urls three terms is Slier Iff Vervals Between terms in used in Ihn about o clock saturday morning a which prevents a sheriff sic Rural and attempted gain anti Anco by himself. Hetu Oen breaking out a pane of Glass in the j served As Deputy sheriff. During m enclosed porch. Mars. Fry displayed rare courage in going to the door Ami confronting the intruder driving1 away when she threatened to shoot. J Brand next appealed at the grand i Central hotel where strange act tans caused Jas. Tammany the clerk to Telephone chief of police Michael o Broten. Chief s son in Law Thos responded to tie a n d he and tammany took the Man to Tho Borough police station. Brand appeared to be suffering1 from delirium Kremens terrorized by the hallucination that lie was Beins Pur Lonija term a a. County official he Ren dered the Public capable of Price. Or. Clark wag a handsome figure of a Man noted for the of Slacken Speed to be on the Lookout for need however he was not under the controls the Stop signal. In Olean one mid City Trail la nicely. Under tie state motor Drivers of motor vehicles Are now for j Bidden driving into of train Street from Jany of the Side streets without first their cars to a full Stop. I influence of liquor. Later in the Day he taken to Heo Cinfy italians of running1 Well into the thousands of dollars to every in stance. In addition to being Wantrup in new York ills Home City. Uniontown pa., Fllch a. N. Y., f As announced in last week s , the local authorities have since received word from the authorities Steu Benville Sharon and Farrell. Pa., finding the unfortunate excl one in a mass of tin men. Or. Smith extinguished the Burnt nth cloth diff receiving frightful Burns to both hands in doing so. . Smith was turned about the face Nook and Chest both limit is and Nettro right Unn Lior Burns being1 of a Terr lilo nature. Tho lady wan attended by or. Burp conium by Mary my Cnoc and mrs. Axel a ifs Tom Kast Smol Henrt nurse. . Smith was taken to that Brail Ord Hospital by Mph. . Little Hope in held at the Hospital or the esteemed lady s recovery in View of Tho serious nature of her Burns coupled with her advanced years. His attire on nil occasions. He was that can Mucci is wanted in those cities an inspiration to tailors to jut for Ward their Best efforts and of compelling1 presence. Coli Iloilo with sartorial perfection attained naturally without or vanity William Clark atm a Man who would attract More than paaaing1 Atten Tion in any crowd of Fellows. The former sheriff War noted for striking resemblance to the into Cal. Win. K Cody. Buffalo Bill and the men were not Only doubles nit for working Racket. Canonico1, a Man of powerful build was subdued by b. W. Option of Smith As Deputy site Riff after a terrific struggle at the time of arrest lie will be tried at the february term of court Here on a charge of prac ticing1 Medicine without a License. While local authorities estimate tha the amounts secured by Cnnon Fco in legion father h great preparations being mad a for Tho the first futher and son ban Quet to be conducted by Buckhall Post american of Smethport at tha Afel Hottat episcopal Church dining huh next monday evening feb. A at o clock. A. M. Anderson a member of the the various towns he worked total a banquet committee states that present the Mckean county Here by were bosom Friendy. In Early life adj. Deputy county detective Talsey a ii Clark spent some time in the Western son. Where he has since been held for j country and was noted an l Pis Tol shot. Observation. Late reports from the jail Are to the i effect that Brand s mind is in or. Cark Casno from land and Joinvil the special train Vii Icli nor nit again. His present Fredeca conveyed a group of Tulsa Mont. Is apparently the result of prolonged spree ports. A. C. Game and dance i ill magnates to Brad fort for mint City s old a thine week Celehar Aioli. Al though then so it Ijo Cril fans have another the Democrat a Lief Are hundreds in store tonight a Hen he new readers to secured. is a port Aii l populous territory. The Democrat is Lul quintets try on Trio loj Al a one of the representative paper.-, and Al l theater court. Each carries news and personals port Alk Irany has a Rem conic of practically every the j nation and .11 ready should he in every Home. Defeated such ail Austin and the subscriptions carry a double i Emporium. Turn out and see two old j credit value especially Worth while at i rivals in action. Tills time. Mitny Are loner term the Iii Atti a dance at the or Al subscriptions their importance a. C. Last Friday Tiisha to Tho candidate. Ten five year i. Wiil renin of interest in tired immaculately in White clothing celebrate anniversary White to the birthday of the club was celebrated at the club House n vening. Three c ours fail inner s by a Corn of mesdames h. , Hii ppr. C. Free Man. Purtic nil inlay King s Ransom the Man apparently Lias no funds. At the jail he is a Mode prisoner but is regarded by attaches inmates As a Porson of mind. Funeral of Little victim of Crosby fire the body of Little Valentine Cap plans Are made to anticipate a Large number of world War veterans and their fathers. Interest in veterans circles in the a vent in keyed to High pitch. At monday night s gala occasion veterans of the civil and Spanish american wars will he guests of the tic Glon Post. A tempting menu is being Pelletti. 4 and Ono half old son of of Tea or and Cappall it of a prof Fram match attracted much attention. J Lef troyed the family on during visit to brn Foro o nil i wednesday afternoon of last week was i snip port or. Clark renewed Many Brouett it Sasse undertake off in Semi Sporl am pre Rod for burial. Tigirt funeral wis on last pig -. Col. 2 i j. Be presented. Crosby who perished in a ill. Which All that is Nerea sary for a world War Veteran to pro Iota to obtain free to next night s Imi Smiet for Hacif and Enthor to n up Inemer Alp in Bucktail Pont. American Purtic Dur into the i tits t a number weve and the Serra tary. Mrs. It. Donning Road i Froni m embers v. A j of Lor d inner. to Pittsburgh its Ter Day by played a arc pitiful Solo and mra. _ of the. A path Rev. J. I i fed at St. Kii Fth at Al 00 of a. P. Tanni ill .hi., a Friday night s banquet to be Ono of the Mont pleasant events Ever held in Veteran s circles Roosevelt Highway number j is changed to route 6i hurl nylons will earn Over Ono million j the splendid incl team. There win be a , Nln or to. ,1patn re. K. Routon in her usual Hober trocan Rilous. Rector pm Phliip. Of in its l new Road from Durr knapps credits. Thus it can be seen Hou a fast preliminary and the Sims h is to do a favor to a candidate by Skaine will Start promptly at Kleving them a Long term subscription clix a. Tickets so cents. Beware of rumours there will he a dance after the game. As in nil heated campaigns or con Mansir Benson s orchestra. Tests Many set going to upset a competitor. Those rumours Seldom Ileona Hogarth in new play come from the candidates themselves j Hogarth. Smethport actress continued on lost Page. Col. 2 in Starr in a Nlle Nhor of metro. Stairs pm accesses. the cast manner. Trip of the evening St. Duke to Rhu cd. Nils was spent in Itri ls-11. Will support Han a Delft in Farmer trampled r t. D i six feet under n play which seriously by husband 1 Doyle. Boon appearing in a. Prom w. R. Fulmar 69. Who resides non a ,.hister3. T on the Mart receive j York. Cart orious injuries tuesday morning when a cow to was milking a suddenly became fright owl. Knockel Over and kicked. C3osby challenges s. A. C. The Crosby basketball five issued a Defi to the Smethport athletic the company of bidder on the construction a 13.200 feet of paved Cleveland Hospital to Umler Iro an operation at the hands of or. goitre specialist of that City. A or la Nunilo jars to Atnel Roukh. Which even occurred in pairs Nee l Art of a Tiona routes i Urff made in Otto Toiven Hifp. county pass inst of the former lip lord local thai wll Icli j at a or s124.5n6.2-l. When the state Hiff Hway department opened Hirth in har Ruburt last week. Road runs from Duke Center to Creek. The n new York state Highway department has 1st the con tract Tor improving Tho from Institute. University of Pilts Inith and in Wendell was a at the clinic for some time last summer. R priest in is7k returns from Hospital Herzoff. 7-year-Oid in of or. And frn. Lar of a Lochanko incipient fire the Smethport fire department a called out at o clock int Virday Tiev. Accra Tell tie Street. Who has been a surgical patient Storat Oost. Luke s hero the Bradford Hospital for several Durons term of faithful St weeks past As the result of i fractured vice in Tho local pariah the i incr. Creek to Rock City where it with the Lilor Luzny running to Olenn. Received in a Coa Stiner acc Dent. Vino Endea Fml himself to every Man. Was Ablo to return to time Here c1.i, quintet for a rame and it is evening in alarm from Kast Smith a the department s trucks made port. In the i run to Tho in report. Mar. Fulmer xxx a Hartly Cut about the hands and received bruises possible internal injuries. He was at tended by or. Robert Hamilton will probably be Puyol at not a Chimney Firo at the Borough. J woman and child in Community last thursday. The lad is now recon and the local episcopal Church became Erncr from serious injury in a sat former local Young Man weds in California announcement has Hunn rec Elvil in Smo Liport of the marriage Daly son of Walter Street and a toss Lillian Dally of so manner. De stood the locals have accepts it. Brakins ume Holt services were that Faith in Liis Section of Pennsyl Tho theater court to two or Var i Hov. not Only court in of Dell prime Tho time. Crosby has a or not team Arm new Ford saturday Tho Well known Man a i never fully recovered from injuries received when year having already Defeated the fast. He fell from a dump truck of Tho d. team which Defeated tie s. A. Kohn left week for Christian and a Manly Man lip Rel Fri dealers Hopo to Start deliveries to per scholar of unusual Altunin Moentk. But n we receive their first new Pord item musician of ability. A real car saturday. Tho local Monica calif., which was solemnized in the latter Olty monday. Inn. 23. The Groom is a former Well Knoin sme Liport Young Man n. Graduate quirk sons local Ford dealers Tho Smith port Dennis construction co. Last fall last week it la that experience tuesday Philadelphia to enter Dixel Institute. Fly 1 the holy or Law of which Lif was who Liao cars in car Tony Sherro of Center Street has ceaseless. worker. His Futura. Has caused a recurrence of previous Bennett is again Able to he out recovered from a severs attack of Iii i be mourn 1 1 v of trouble. After o. Severe attack of illness. Ness. Continued on tast Page. Col. I try Democrat Job printing been employed As an electrical Endrin Eer in san Monica for some the Democrat unites with Many local friends in extending tons. Suh scribe for the Democrat
Search the Mckean Democrat Today
with a Free Trial
We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research.
With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.