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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - February 9, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania The demo tit thin week goes into More Homes in i Akean county than any other weekly newspaper be volume 46. The Democrat Covera the entire news Field of to Aims to be your paper. Co. Smethport pa., thursday. February 9 Ign. Per year. Emit Borough Council amended Resolution monday night women on health fire Hose band House new developments in electricity a i lease to operate and maintain the plan for building a transmission line transmission line for the full period of 21 years which would be in excess of Tho Borough lawful rights in the pre Mises introduced two amendments to the Resolution recently adopted by the to cooperate with the electric to Jewett instead of Portville and figures showing the Complete Cost of securing electric Light and Power by j. C. Backus a appropriation to the Smethport band the projected or i motion a pro engine House at the trunk line company which will per mall Pond and the Purchase of 600 j nut. The company to build a transmit feet of new fire Hose was the outstand Sion line from the terminus of the Kev ing business of the meeting of the Stone electric service corporation at Smethport Council for february at the i my. Jewett Borough building monday night. Miss Carrie Day and mesdames bes Sie Daly and Edna b. Mccoy were named As members of the Board of health by president Hungerford Fol lowing Tho resignations of t. H. Pur tie t. F. Hungiville and e. W. Jones. Members present were president w. H. Hungerford councilmen Abbey Karlen in Holm Nellis. Shattuck. Or. Backus special agent for the Borough in the matter of securing electricity after explaining that cer Tain of the subscribers to Stock in the electric trunk line company Organ de to build a transmission line or some intermediate Point to Smethport in the event it is Neces sary to abandon the Portville project. Backus explained that he had gone Over the matter thoroughly w. H. Brown superintendent of the Keystone corporation which supplies electricity Johnsonburg. St. Marys and my. Jewett and found Chat a most satisfactory arrangement can be made with that company to sup ply current to Smethport. A cheaper rate can be secured from then than at Portville and the Cost of construct ing the transmission line and lighting and distributing systems would be far from j less. For instance the distance be Portville n. To. To Smethport had sex tween Smethport and it Jewett is 5 pressed their intention of refusing to Miles Feis than to Portville and the abide by the agreement As a result of 1 Cost of a station at the other end am a continued on Page 8, col. 3 the Council being unable to Ign local Man saw tuscan a go Down last sunday was the fourth Hahnl not in working order the majority were Ersary of Tho sinking of the s. S. Tuscan a transporting american sol Diers to France which was torpedoed by a German to boat fifty Miles off the coast of Ireland feb. A 1918. This lowered safely into the water. Then this operation was completed there still remained seven Hundred men on the decks of the sinking liner. Cecil said the eleven other transports of the Convoy obeying the harsh mandate of Cecil let Gar of Smethport a soil of or. And mrs. S. Cd. Metzgar of King one of the soldiers on Board the. Vessel and bad a narrow escape. The tuscan a a. British boat was transporting 2400 american troops and by and on into the blackness of Niht was torpedoed about five o clock in j leaving the tuscan a to her Fate the afternoon and on the unlucky however the British dest Rovey i Lee nth Day of the ill fated voyage. Thelgen arrived alongside just in the Nick Tariff in explosion of the torpedo occur j of Tim could t believe local Post office quarterly Keport a great volume of business is being handled by the at the present time and As Tho Democrat has previously emphasized a Federal building could be secured for Smethport if our citizens would Mil Forward the necessary Energy. Tho ocal Postoll co rank in importance with the leading offices of the state approaching Iho anus in volume of business of Johnstown pa., a City of 100.000 popu action. This huge business is duo largely to the Here of the boys Magazine Ono of the Foremost juvenile Imbricate on of thu Netlon. Post master Workley s last Ciu Arterly report to die department brought a reply patiently explaining to him that the department had not asked for a report of the annual business of this of lace Only a report for the Quarter. It was necessary for sir. Worldley to go into details that he huge sum reported was not for the year but Only three months business. The Post office Force is crowded for working room at the present time with no Oiler Ciu arters in own available. Why not secure a building badly needed for Smethport it can he done. War hero Laid after 2 motor to rest fire trucks Bucktail Post no. 13s. American Lej two my. Sion accompanied by the Ink import to combining band journeyed to Eldrod sunday and Hook ladder trucks Ter noon and participated in the funeral Iciano numbered about fifty while i number of other citizens made the trip. The journey was made in Auto mobiles services of Myron Burns. Eldred s warment has Sia tred out to attain hero who paid supreme sacrifice is reason to believe that on the battlefields of France. The the antiquated hand drawn apparatus local delegation veterans and mus of the local organization will be with ibis modern motor equipment in the near future. I at the meeting of the department last thursday night a committee was the body of private Burns which named consist Iii of m. S. Go Ary j. S. I Mccarthy and we. Pierrot to with the department officers anti foremen of the different companies acting Aser Oft Cio members to secure the needed Ivri Eccl in Hoboken two weeks brought to Eldred saturday and taken to the Eldred opera House inhere it Lay in state under guard of Honor composed of Eldred veterans until the funeral hour sunday. The impressive military funeral was under the auspices of the Eldred Post american legion and occurred at p. M. The Largo auditorium was taxed to its capacity by comrades and townsmen of the dead hero. Four clergymen at. The obsequies apparatus. At a meeting sunday this committee agrees upon the Type of trucks to be secured und a plan for handling the financial details. It is planned to have both trucks mounted on Ford has Sis. Will mount a chemical engine aft body with a capacity of Caf window Glass can be shipped from Antwerp Belgium to California cheaper than from Smethport foreigners will profit from Boom in discussing Tho thirty per and rail both hero and abroad wage reduction accepted by the favourable in America than to to window Glass workers announced manufacturers and with cheap la week with the statement of hand Belgium is flooding american manufacturers that it will be necessary with window Glass they Are Cut operating Coats to a minimum sell at a Price which. Is almost pro compete with the prices of for our Glass manufacturers to window Glass operators t. W. Nor is this All there la More informs Tho Democrat that the Strong suspicion that much of Tho ment issued from Cleveland Ohio belgian Glass now flooding wrong in Tho assertion that american Market really comes manufacturers were the factories of Germany. Tor the Low Price of window Glass. Is stated that a cargo of Glass can a matter of fact he said Mashino loaded at Antwerp Belgium Shipp manufacturers Are Able to command across the Atlantic loaded on cars Price for their product than our Atlantic Seaboard and transport hand across Tho american continent at a. Or. Camp who has served for a of about 30 cents 100 pounds Lime As president of Tho Belgium to Tho California sea window Glass the freight rate on american Tion und knows every Angle of from Iho Pittsburgh District to kinks business gave some California Seaboard is approximate facts in connection with the per 100 pounds. This gives a Market situation. He says the idea of Tho Handicap american opposition to american Glass Are Labouring under., fact users hand and machine Camps predicts an a precedent from Europe. He states that activity within the next few Ono of Trio loading Glass causing a great demand for nations of Europe has gotten Hack Glass. With All Tho Adan almost Normal production since resting with foreign manufacture Advent of Pence and with the Outlook is none too Bright for shipping rates us regards Ocean Home manufacturers. Hamlin Bank in handsome Home Tho Hamlin Bank Trust com Pany opened for business monday morning an its entirely rebuilt Home on main Street Tho extensive Job of moving from the temporary quarters in the hotel Imperial building being act feet of hydrant Hose Loii comp shed. In record breaking time aged hero were truly inspiring. That such equipment i rights of the other ships pass red Stern ing the services the cortege formed in front of the opera House and moved to the cemetery in the following order. Hearse and mourners in automobiles Eldred band Al tired Post. American de just As or. Metzgar was starting Board. The Lottie War Craft was Load Ami took the survivors on j legion Arntt port band Bucktail via _ a .1 below for mess. Cecil states that a de to More than american legion. Pall bearers minimum of confusion prevailed and j of space being although a number of the panic Strick j but manage badly needed in Smethport will conceded by our citizens. To insure adequate fire Protection we must have apparatus that can be gotten to the scene of a conflagration before flames c passed a stage of incipient by. It and j is estimated that Cost of securing these Taliej trucks will be j1500. H is planned to raise the Money need the impression the visitor gains of the new banking House after n pleasant tin ill at the Beauty which pleasantly arrests the senses. Is secur Ity. The seven ton door of the Mas Sive bin trim Ami fire proof vault with n mechanism and adjustment is ant smooth As that of the Case of a watch but which nevertheless will which would Arou fio this Ond of my county. Tho Interior la. Finished in Marblo and the Wood work blends most harmoniously with Tho general design. The color scheme is White Asi Eno by which catches and Emp a a tics Tho i girl of Day and night. The sub sued glow of tie Iri direct la thu. S a Ujj ii t n ight i Tho it gift of Day it is a commod dub Light banking room which win be Ivy inspiration to Tho working Force of Tho Bank and Trust company. Tho Exter Lor which is still incomplete owing to the Largo addition being erected. To the rear of the. Building to worthy of the Beautiful Interior when completes in the Spring. The officers and directors offices rest rooms etc., Aro perfect in appointments and Harmony to splendidly with Tho main banking room. Nor has Tho upstairs been be a Clil to no other Agency than the Man elected. The offices on Tho second floor cemetery the military to by popular subscription. Auto Accident will arrange for Soldier Rylei Lorial Leeman Stickles Foon the third army to a Lii his unit was attached went into action. Badly injured j he was killed while. Iloine. Compost Cluny Eeman Stickles while engaged was filed for conspicuous heroism brother. Mik a Stickles in cutting and i Niju Mously . He amount of to improve a str of Road in Bradford township Lime ago in than one hour s Tim it Dusti in so Cin that the conic mitc a of at the largely attended and most enthusiastic meeting of Bucktail Post american held monday night. The project of the county service imn s memorial Hal was taken up and plans were made for establishing club rooms in the building. A committee named by commander a. M. Anderson consisting of r. icy e. G. Potter. Or. A. Ostrander n Eil Holder and Paul i Ullstrom to organize a county commit in with Mem Bers from All posts of the county to further the program for the Hall. The county memorial which would be Loca Ted at Smethport has been endorsed by the county commissioners and has been acted upon favourably by two grand juries and a cording to a will be submitted to the voters at the next election. The commander named a committee consisting of a. M. Anderson or. A. K. Livermore non. Frank Fay and Russell Hungerford to devise ways and moans to establish the new club rooms in the building. The Post is securing these handsome quarters at a most reasonable rental. A permanent membership committee was named consisting of Norman Ber mender Kobert Hull Tommie Clark. Narl Terry and Paul Mccarthy. Fot owing the meeting refreshments were .Ei Ved. R-.-. Nucal Wood on Joy s Ickles Ongert about is years at time of firm. Kris sme Liport met wish a s a Ilc ath. Ell Eccl citizens have atm sir to port ii c Der ironic it s a ions which Lay him up his for some time. Holding the Wedic was ens have Alre. Memory by erecting a n on Alain is just it h full Force in riving he we dip to the Bone in hiding an ugly wound which four stitches to close. Or. ton of Smethport was summoned Antl attended the injured Young Man. Is successfully located in Hollywood Cal. Word received by Smethport relatives f mrs. Frances Ahev Puckett states trial she is successfully located in Holly Wood Calif. Mrs. Puckett con the Abbey inn at 1305 Highland Avenue. Holywood. Which has pained in enviable reputation for the splendid Fiu Lity of its meals and rooms. Mrs. Puckett is the relict of the late any Abbey formerly of Smethport. The Demerrit is indebted to mrs. Net to Abbey of this Borough for a picture of Abbey inn which gives a of its attractive features. Ipnar Wood i of a. a Myron Burns m from the lock on o Oral i Ich was l a came Down Octola a. Ihl 0. Much Blini Only Al daily Comly disarmament. Clipping from a har if Complete disarmament could i newspaper of last Satur the Bones is would handed Tho demo cult s a a will interest Thov. It Ravin is a Xci York Visi Tor. per alg and Hurnt Fri Ivi n l-.ei---. Valentin s Sale. The Litt e Boot shop a to Mulno of 4 buckle Milikh Sames. Wmk Root shop. Main is. A pm it. Trainmen Haj Jarrow escape Obed Ingram and Halpenny hit by Lov wire Riding car. Win. Halpenny conductor incl ohm Ingram. Trainman of the Iii if a Viss re por a in i no non a in i help t . Alphi j flip null i of former Trig Lavayen bin 1 1 who c. L. Position As county superintendent of High ways from Erie. C. L. Loran. Formerly assistant Engineer of the discontinued itch dist i Aro inn Umei Able and of in Are rt-.-i.-11 i to liked in its favor. N i which in my opinion Are is foil firm h Wmith redi Ici ii0 of f sure war.--. If eve in nation to Lisman i. its army destroy its to Mii idl of the rond near Poi Dix arms ammunition if every nation night caused considerable excite would def Likely abandon nil projects Niento in that part of the country until for further of its Armn-j11 was found p. Bailey Foi Mer mint and in Pood Faith solemnly de District Engineer at Smethport had Clare itself opposed to further Arma i capsized his Mac Lilun while driving it the Chance of future wars Ito Hnit Isburg and had walked to of j p of this place of Attar fied to tin u Allsboro of lace the discovery of a Milsht touring car the m Sperly of the state Highway do its Prtini it mud i liked and upside Railroad train plying he j state Highway office this Borough tween Srno port and Backus had Nar j who wok transferred to the Row escapes from or serious in Erie Richway office has been recalled juries while switching at inv Kus just i to t act port to assume his Posi before making the afternoon run to ij0n of Highway Smethport . Both men were maintain Anre for it clean county a Riding on top of a Box car when Brush i position Hirt for several prior re by a Low wire. The wire knocked of being made assistant Engineer of ital Penny k from his head struck Ingram across both eyes the Brit it of the a and and flit but was Inni cled a Ongpin one Eye fortunately the Eye escaped. On the fir rival of he train in Amft port in to in. Of fice and that jury. Which not of a Sirimis ure. Would he greatly diminished if not altogether eliminated. The bumming of navies and the Man a Sivilie. To Telephone for help. Or. Bailey was on his Way to turn the car in at her Olsburg before taking raising of or Mes by any nation creates i up his work As assistant District engl do strut on the part of other nations Neer it Wellsboro. And skidding in the who strive to the Fame or great Snow near Perillo. His Ca or ill Tarj strength. War breads a desire for action continued on a 1 Rel i voc m. The 16th on Cre Itlen. K. A Scott who succeeded mias on his of lava ton will turn the office Backo that Man on the Otist. Or. or Riv Al in Smethport i relay to ent a Lilion Bis new Stu ies. Ills torni in this office ?.fr. Scott hat m in i nisin in spa Tulip record or Ett Lulf a by. Having brought bit h to to of Rivair. J i is out re i we l Hope that i is a in it Lii r nc.-ii-. 1-i will a Aii Icil Only. Or. Lii i. Tho family will continue the prints nil the news. I up a i Bank and overturned. Or. Bailey is the training of men in the Art of leaped and walked into be and until members of the department were de tailed to brine the car in. In the meantime however members of the Perdix Colony had seen Tho _ wrecked machine without anybody j near it and had called the state police. Two members of the. Progress sub i station Force immediately drove to i Perdix and brought the car to this City. The mystery was solved attention. Al morn Sci of Tho Ett r Union a t c f. O. O. K . Feb. 17. 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