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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - February 10, 1927, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMcke an volume 52. Iho Mushat i adm skiing oo., inc. Smethport Par thursday february. 10, 1927. Per year. No. 6 fifteen cases stir Board of health to action an epidemic of measles has devel oped in Smethport and is reaching serious proportions locally. As a re suit it May become necessary to ban juveniles from Public Gathri legs. Though local health authorities state that the situation is not one to Stam Pede the Public to unnecessary alarm. It is stated that during general epidemics of Measels in past years it has necessary to close the Buick Coupe of Tom Cole thrilling crash in 13uick Coupe driven by Tofu Oie Well known Smethport Man. Went i n rampage on Rose Hill ave nue last saturday and finally ended a mail Side never been schools. County medical director Vav. A. To Lasi o Strander has taken prompt measures in quarantining Homes to prevent spread of the disease. Among cases reported up night Are the following Margaret Scott 11-year-old Daugh of or. And mrs. K. B. Scott of Marvin Street. Glenn Young son of mrs. Jas me Glure of Mechanic Street. William son of Hev. And mrs. Altna. H. M. Ivy Elan of King Street. Henry foil of or. And mrs. B. H. Botsford of main Street. Elaine daughter or. And mrs. R. Davis of Bast Street. Alice daughter of or. And mrs. Monheimer of main Street. Gordon son of prof and mrs. Stan Ley Bright. Of water Street. Donald son of or. And mrs. P. J Nichols of Bank Street. Richard son of or. And mrs. Martin Carlson of Bank Street. Carolyn. 7-year-old daughter of or and mrs Refl halts com Democrat understands that Ste Adlle career by clashing into Tho of a owned by mrs. Lylo on the Corner of Mechanic Street and Rose Hill Avenue. Or. Cole proceeded up Mechanic Street at a fair rate of Speed and made the turn into Rose Hill Avenue where he states his accelerator stud and to lost control of the heavy Cai which ran through a hedge bordering the Lyle House and plunged through tin Side of the garage. A new Cho role Sedan owned by a neighbouring family was parked in Llu garage and Small damages from the Impact. Micolo was fortunately uninjured an his car was Only slightly damage. The runaway vehicle was for the debris of the garage with considerable difficulty. Nearly 38 Miles of new pave officers seated resigns next my huh a. A. Ross successor p. S. Grossman who has had Chai go of the my Ocean county agricultural Extension work for a number of years inst. With Headquarters in Smethport has resigned position effective March 1. He will be succeeded by w. A. Ross former Cameron county agent who has served As assistant to or. Cross Man for some time since the Consoli Dation of Tho Cameron county ass Olds club will enlarge Camp the annual meeting of members of the Olds Rod gun club was held n the Borough building last saturday evening. A Good attendance of Mem Bers was present two of whom made a special trip from Pittsburgh to be present. At the business session officers were elected for the coming year As follows a Tenn with the larger local of lace. Two years ago or. Grossman a Fine farm near Girard p.t., which in 1ms since been developing to Rols grapes apples cherries peaches am berries. Or. And mrs. Grossman am family will leave soon nicer the first of. Next inn nth to take up their per manhunt resilience on the farm. The Democrat understands that or. Grossman s farm is n splendid one and i a Well attended regular meeting of he snip Tinort canopus club was held monday noon at Tho grand Central Intel. The attendance prize donated by or. W. A. Ostrander. Wins won by i. A Hockenberry. At monday s meeting Tho new Olla cars of the club took their chairs As follows a. A. Vice 1 Tocken i Rry. J. Rice. C. R Long. The Board of directors for 1027 consists of w. F. Specht. .1. A. Pm Len s. Fry. B. Tarsky b. A. Stud Holme. A communication recently rear Loci by the club from e. K. Kane concern ing the Kuslick Iii Railroad re. Read for the Benefit of members Absen other Antei to less. And placed on Hie. A communication was also it cello. From d. C. Chisholm District in Perlis i of the doll Telephone cd Rel Atic to Highway sucks. County commissioner a. J. Lind present at the mooting and n Brief but comprehensive talk on to ids which was appreciated Fulton Street residents pre sents petition for paving he has been Rinkins Many improve i my. Bowl ments to it is of the Best informed men on or. Grossman a graduate of Penn j h Chi Section gave n resume Sylvan la s ale College came to Smoth o a Nast j also Ontl hied the program fur 1027. Or. Band gave some interesting Fig ures and conclude to his address by a regular mooting of the Synieth Tirl Rougk Council held monday ovo members present were land Lola Osti instr Abbey. Bacon and Karlen. D. M. I asked and solicitor c. W. were also present. L. K. Hogarth wag appointed a member of the local bund of health to Servo a live year term. Following is the list of members of the Board and thu in terms l. K. Hogarth five years. Beth Norman four years. Or. Ii. Mccoy three Yeara. Mrs. Irons one year. At monday night s com-1 Mitton Appo Hitt its were made by tie president of the Council is follows inc keel Lacon. Yee nmn Skavlen. Dacyn Lacon. A was received from will address big swedish american rally Here mayor Carlson of Jamestown n. Y., and swedish vice Consul c. A. Oker land also of Jamestown will be Prin Cipal speakers at a in Gre rally of american citizens of swedish extraction residing in Mckean courtly be held at the court House Smith port wednesday evening 23, at o clock. This Lingo meeting will to to enlist the support of swedish american Incus of Smethport port Allegany it. Jowett and Points in the nation wide Campaign for funds for a National shrine to memorialize and Perpetu Ito tie spa Nold service citizens of swedish Birtle and descent Havo rendered America. The goal is set at of which a in go sum is to be Sot Noldo to pre serve the memory of John Morton one of the signers of the declaration of Siulc Pondo Iuro by the completion in j Philadelphia it the John Morton Mem orial building a National swedish american museum lit a coat of this year being the 160th anniversary of Morton s death it in planned to erect a. Memorial Chapel for him Buforo the end of Tiu year at n Cost of his Birthplace will Ulso be preserved. Tho drive in Mckean county communities will be can ducted by swedish port july 1, 1910 to take up duties a. Bit isted. Vice president or. Win. Kazey. Secretary and w. Hopper ils expert supervision anew Era of up stating or clean county will add scientific agriculture 371.5, meant Ronal to its mile a fit farming has had its Start 1n me Nike a total of 147v, ordered paid b. Directors w. H. Halpenny l. K Hogarth c. W. Sam truck or. Live ombre. Fen ton Athelan Alphieus Ralph Burdick. A proposed amendment the con Paul and Ralph Wolfe aged nine and seven years sons of or. And mrs. Lee Wolfe of Gole Iville. Received painful Burns in a Gas explosion tuesday. The Young lady had gone to a Chicken Coop near the family residence and lit a. Match. An accumulation of Gas from a Leaky pipe in the Coop caused an explosion which wrecked the Struc Ture and burned the two boys about the face and hands. Tho victims were rushed to Smith port where they were attended by or. Robert Hamilton. At the present time s county agent and has held that position steadily since that time under Smol port school Board which i lutheran and swedish Mission Church a null limed the Council for an improved congregations. Road on Fulton Street from water to for can streets for better tire protect Ion. The Follo ving Bills were read Anil Cean county. On the Job every min Ute or. Grossman worked until singly and of tires with the satisfaction of a Good work successfully accomplished. While Smethport residents. Regret the decision of or. And mrs Grossman

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