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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - February 16, 1928, Smethport, Pennsylvania More an Democrat volume 53. go., inc. Bussell line slav. Ki11tor Smethport pa., thursday february 16, 1928 terms-42.00 per year. No. 7 of infant at songbird my do teacher of school at Small county Community reports find to Coroner the body of a. Dead infant wrapped in old newspaper was found in the Woods near tie Clio Oihus j at song Bird on the Highway Between Kush qua and Bradford tills county monday Anil furnishes u. Mystery for the local county authorities. The body was found by school pupils and the finding was reported by the teacher to Coroner h. C. Hefner. On instructions the Coroner co Jonty detective Jack Allison of Smethport went to songbird tuesday morning and claimed the Little which was taken to Bradford. Boily Keating fish game ass n elects officers and feasts iat the annual meeting of the Keating pish and Ganio association an organization of local sportsmen held at the fire department club rooms last thurs Day evening election of officers for the coming year resulted As follows Bacon vice lord Secretary and w Richards or. Following the meeting a delicious re past was served under the direction o h. Biever and Herman lord acting a. Special committee. During the past year the local organization has liberated 240 cans of Trou to restock streams of this Section of the county in addition to liberating con sier ments of bullheads and other native fish in nearby creeks. _ the club expects to continue its re stocking efforts on a Large scale th1 year. Kane quintet coming. A genuine basketball treat is Pron ised local fans tomorrow. Friday eve Ning when Tho Kane Holgate me the Smethport a. C. On the Lego lyceum court. Tho game will be Cal de at o clock. The Holgate have a Stellar Lineu of former collegiate players and rated As the beat Kane basketball which nothing More can who will win the Chrysler Only two More Days to end Yle Drake again takes Lead in final Bush is second but still running a Strong Bond not yet out of the fight As contest nears end standing contestants wednesday evening february 15 in. Lyle Drake Smethport irs. Alford Bush Smethport in. Albert bound Smethport Vir. George Van Duysen Viniss Mildred Lewis Duke Center. Viniss Laura Field. Smethport of local Post interesting hat decorations revive memories of great regiment of civil War Days Tho members of Buckhall Post american legion smut port will in future Wear the. Insigna of the famous civil Bucktail Whoso namesake Tho local world War veterans organization is when they appear in uniform real Bucktail affixed to Tho Side of Tho Cap. The local Post recently adopted the the Mckean Democrat s Campaign will end ext saturday at noon. This morning a ballot Box locked and 11 i i i i i d i .1 Oil c Bucktail insignia officially and an order Eale was placed m the Grange National Bank and All reports h f i 11 r a urls Hon 1 Laceil with a Clearfield a. F contestants Are being deposited in it. Last night All canc i lates certified their credit standing to 9 p. M. And immediately to Pru Viik. One for each member of the after the Bank closes saturday noon the ballot Box will be opened and the deposits counted by the advisory Board. These totals added to the previous amounts will decide the winners. Post. The buc stalls arc beautifully Maimu d on velvet. When the local Ami legion to i i. I Post inns organized in the fall of 1 Jio. The advisory Board is composed of e. G. Polter or. Robert and the splendid honest impartial count of ballots. The result will be announced As soon As tote Oard completes its labors. Hamilton Rush Hout and Elmer quirk each member bears insures an to local attorney blasts Oil Sand dumping Law attorney Claude Shattuck of Nieth Lortha a apparently punctured a Hole a the state Law which forbids Oil men from dumping Sand Pum pings from drilling Wells into Highway ditches by securing the discharge of Harry it Fetz Duko Center of produced formerly Smethport in a teat Case when or. Afet Gar Vas arrested at the instance of county Highway superintendent Theo Dore Schultt of this Borough for dump ing Sand Highway it la said that of Oil who have been Arr for this alleged have paid Fineg with exit pro future f allowing established by or Metz Jar arrests. In any will be contested. The following Bradford dispatch tells county auditors have completed year s work the Etc Cienfu Mckean county Board of auditors composed of mrs. D. Elva. Cooper Bradford a. U Gallup and Warley fief Ford Smethport completed their annual audit of the several accounts of the county at the court House this Borough last week. The report was completed in record breaking time. It will be published in the it. Jewett Echo and the Mckean Democrat next week. Came to choosing j a name for he new organization. 1m-i mediately favored the idea of Christen j ing it Bucktail Post in Honor of the world famous civil War Bucktail regi ment which was organized and adopted its unique name in Smethport Buck in 1801. The survivors of the original inc tails were highly pleased at the fitting compliment paid them by the local world War veterans and presented the archives of the Bucktail regimen Tal association to the local Post. The various objects Rich in historical in Terest were transferred from Philadel l phia. To Smethport and Are now in per manent custody of the legion Post men in the past of the Law test. In which is perpetuating a regimental name which waa glorified on Many bloody Southern Battlefield at the recent father and son ban Quet of Bucktail Post or c. M. Col or of a. W. Intoxicated driving cases have no Law to convict six cases Are listed for trial at the february term of criminal court which convenes in tills i rough. Monday february 27. In which the defendants Are charged with driving motor be hides while under the influence of liquor and which provides a problem for the local court to decide. It is said that All these cases May of the outcome of the Metzger Bradford. Feb. Possibility that a test Case might result out of a tie said inasmuch As the nearby High hearing of a lease superintendent a lands produce teams Thal make Basket i rested on the charge of port lying i be thrown out of court owing to the Ball history. Sand pumping from a drilling Well to fart that there is no Laider a fast preliminary will Start the flow into a ditch belonging to a stale which to prosecute. The legislature evening s festivities and will in itself. J Highway failed to be can led out in j in enacting the stringent motor be Worth tie Price of Alderman s court Here yesterday hide code which went into effect Lodge protest against Road change at Capitol As a result of the protest hold in Bradford recently Ngn Light Tho re routing of Tho link of Tho Duff no Piu Burgh. Highway noon to be constructed Between Sun and a Point on the Hoos Volt i ugh Way beyond my. Jowett. We Tali change takes the Road away from Tho original Airvoy which would have residents of Lafayette it. Alton Kish Liqua and Inu Tnie Ditc Points and it around by Tho uninhabited tally to route a delegation visited Haiti Surg last week and Convoy eel the ii oldest of big residents to govern or Kosher. To in understood that Tho Oell git Lon receded no in coir ago Mont fro in the governor. It is believed that the rejoin men dilation of the Highway depart ment engineers will stand and thai the now Road the pipe Mac of which will be he nixed in Trety by Tho stale will be built on Tho tally-1 to Survey depriving residents of Tho Hill top towns of a. Badly needed Hugl Avny outlet. Canonico tries suicide at jail when claimed by Williamsport police Bilglio Chin onto italian healer held at Tho Wjk Mckenn county jail this Hor Ough at tempt Oil suicide by slashing both Al bowl with the Blade of a safety razor tues Lay morning june before he was to he taken to Williamsport to answer county girl will be tried in feb part Here Many cases on docket for session of Crimona l court february 27 the february term of Jav Fickeau county criminal court will Convene it Iho court House Smethport monday Keb. 27, with judge j. W. Bouton presiding1. Tho trial list is a Largo one and will give Chris. W. Hub rim of Kano plotted dlr tract attorney november his Host baptism of fire. Attorney h. A. Potter of Smethport. Who completed a Lori of eight of service in the Onice Tho first of the year will assist ills successor. Or. 1-Iubhnrd, in Somo of the continued cases. The Moat important Cassa before tote Wilt to the Trinh of Dei Mol Anil Daniel o Conneil of Bradford charged with statutory of lenses. Trio o coi null Brothers nor Custod in connection with Tho recent kidnapping of Nellie Sherwood a 14 year old Cuba n. A girl who waa enticed away from Hal tool and taken in an automobile to Bradford where she was held by a party of men for two Days later being returned to her parents Home. Other cases on Tho docket Aro r com is. Pole Kelleway Bradford coat. Is. Albert Garten Bradford operating an automobile without con sent of owner. Com. Is. Leo. Hanson Bradford f. And b. Com. Is. Kenyon barn Bradford seduction. Com. Is. Chag. Brown Bradford Lar detect top Jack Ole Grove the younger Broth after the Sulci a Colegrove. One of the one sorbed Onen Tho floor of a Inal buc stalls and the father of one of the legion. Post William comes Rove. Told of his Hoy Hond recollections of the Organiza Tion of the original Bucktail in Smith port How general Thos. Kane established Headquarters at the old Bennett House Here and issued a Call for Volun i teed from the Hardy mountaineers of Allison discovered Canonico a plight Irle attempt bathroom in which the to Keci him Seif to Ston the from the Man s self inflicted wounds. The artery of one Arm was Cut or. Burg Chadwick Jaie physician was hurriedly summoned and stopped the flow of blood. The wound were not serious and Cony by Bailee. Com. Is. Iko Lovitz receiving1 stolen. Rood s. Joo lbs Ltd receiving stolen goods. Ike if Autney with c6l former treasurer Carey receives appointment Kane Republican major state appointment was accorded my Kean county yesterday when Chan. This Region noted for their unerring i m Otollia City. Former county of aim with the Rifle for a regiment rifles How when the nucleus of the regiment mobilized in Smethport and the organizer. Gen. Kane was seeking a per Ach City. Of ulcers from that Bigio fake Heller who was dust incline name for the nit Ines on the re i Andrisan of Sartwell. One of lie rave of a a Fang Acance of ital fruits who later distinguished him Fly he had e Sui or was named As a super Lhing inspector of the department of Winbor and Iii siry. The waa made by governor Fisher late yester Day afternoon. Or. Caroy will replace Adrian w. Mccoy of Meadville who hns ably a battlefields Cut the Mil from an Kohl it several j ill la for Ana Weikh a Ned to the i it is Underh tool will be retired and 50 cents. Noon. The Case of Han a 1st, failed to make Legal kirov i superintendent for tie Penn Petroleum i so called saving clause auditors report reveals company at Duke Center was to convict those arrested on healthy Borough condition missed when the. Complainant. T. S. I authority of the old Law and tried nude the annual report of Tho Mel port Schultt superintendent of state High the new Law. All of the six a Buck Deer Haugh nor in front of a store the Bennett House and placing it in the band of his hat As an provided a suggestion of a name which was quickly adopted. All the other recruits quickly secured similar hat or Borough auditors appears on Page g of ways in county failed to an i county cases Are continued from the today s Democrat. Pear against him. December term of court. The report reveals a most Gratifying. And his attorney. Claude j and Tho raiment the Bucktail. The unit reached the front regulations wore stretched a Point action the organization of Superb riflemen was quickly spotted by Friend and foe by the buc tall in every Soldier s Cap. Or. Colegrove told How tie i Irvine it marched from met Lipuri to Driftwood William spurt. Pa., authorities and will pension. District no. 0 is com in ulc on a posed of the counties of Mckean. Of practising without a j Mercer. Lawrence. Venango i Clarion to orcs and Warren. The District is practically the same As the seventh Wor Knien s compensation District the Headquarters of which Are in i i i and whenever it went into condition of Iho Borough finances. Shattuck. Of Smethport. And an official Olds Rod gun club officers particularly in regard to the conduct. Of Tho Oil company were on hand when at a meeting of Olds Roll and earnings of the municipal electric the. Caso was called by Alderman p. club an of local service. Foley in his office. Sportsmen which has a Large Forest Smethport. The report reveals is an preserve and maintains a splendid efficiently governed Borough. Ira Briggs in town Hunting Smethport. Held Ira Briggs of Erie stenographer a tuesday night officers wore elected fur i the Erin county courts and formerly a car As follows i prominent kinetic port resilient was the m. Brasted. So Ethson. Vice j. Eldred. Tier Pirt of list week. J scan mry and treasurer Merle who Over forty years Irsic timing License. Canonico worked game in Wei Liam sport and is alleged to have received Over from italian residents of that City using the same methods lie attempted to use Here. J the Man claiming Powers to make Idi Gnosis by medium of hard boiled eggs and i he ability to cure by ,1.0 Liri ple process of ribbing Mil Punili Iid i this City. Mrs. Martin Miller dead Smethport residents were saddened by Hen of the death of mrs. Martin Miller former Well known local reported broken rail Iguest of his Friend or. H. I., j wreck Mccoy me i thanks to the Alert eyes of h. Harmon employed at the gasoline nil ing station of h. P. Tendon on East to vain Street a bad wreck rus narrowly averted on Tho Shawmut Railroad in this Borough one Day recently. Or. Harmon watching the passing of a. Freight train on the tracks along water Street Back of the filling station saw a rail break As the caboose passed or. By was one of the first men in this Section Dickinson of meth Orr 13. Vistman. Or. W. A. win re the men constructed rafts and floated Down tie Kiiss Nerlina to fair Risburg and How they in the j March up the Porto Creek at Tali Colegrove Homestead at nearby Colegrove and How his Mother furnish Cotter. Eldred. Of the country to master shorthand Ostrander. W. If. Served for Many years As Hogarth r. C. Gleason. Smethport of Tho county courts under w w Pittsburgh and John judges Olmstead and Morrison and during the Early years of judge to. W. Bouton s term of service on the local ice House Blaze Calls Bench. Briggs accepted Tho better position with the Krio county courts and moved to Erie Over a Quarter of a i the Smethport fire department de Coffee and refreshments to the of Vicinity for one Bun grateful general Kane and his if a. In a clouding her own son. balls Over the of j which event occurred at her Home in the snid Bills naturally being furn Lii j Rochester. X. A. Last thursday. Mrs. Miller is survived by a number of children. The family moved from suspicions of h. K. Burdick. Local Hank j Smethport to Rochester about 12 years or became amused by an unusual or Nijor. Tiie funeral and burial occurred Tea old on the it of italians Ril by Tho i in his i tin s items Elva s lit a 1 operations when the Rosald its i in trial Tho local legion Post bears t Deil Bills. Cantini Coj. A if ant of a Inan. Showed Flohl when Plit Ceil under arrest which is hallowed in history and hut was subdued members have reason to feel proud of i their distinctive title which was offic fire fighters to East in d recognized by Tho survivors of the about o clock last Keiday night original civil War Rick tails. After a Teri ill struggle by e. W. Jones continued on la to , col. 2 of steel Fly Century ago and despite the fart that j called to knit Smethport on account of. He has passed his seventy sixth fire in an abandoned ice. on put scion service. Ithan properly. Knirs Corners Over and a Large Section from place. He immediately notified Tho Shaw Stone is still in Active Mut station by Telephone with the his residence in Smethport j owned by w. 1. Oviatt. suit that the local freight due in a few or. Riggs. The possessor of a Beautiful j of wind preventer of the minutes was flagged below town in Limo. Singing voice was Active in local Musi to adjacent residences although Tiv to Avert a wreck and the circles with or. Mccoy one of this Small building burned Hernly and i me flip car kit tie portion s Foremost Lenor totally tie origin n the ire a Iid o be considering extend Power Hue to i ice caused spill of local car i i Enlar pulse. D. Kill inv a. Burdick and . W. B. Van i live Allison of Smethport inter Dyke if took n bad spill on Hootch for Smethport contained Wood alcohol it develops that the prospective Pur lasers of a cargo of booze which was alleged to have been consigned to Smethport Consumers really missed something when Deputy county Detec Onia Lyls of the w St Penn i icy Road Tih evening. Try were Enro site to thin place when or. Al Burdick. Whu driving lost control of his machine Rit he Marsh curve just was repaired. Conductors. Creeks at unusual flood stage tuesday As a result 01 the thaw of and tuesday nearby creeks were it an unusually High flood it Jfe tuesday and the. Lowlands of this Borough and the River fits were under considerable depth of water. Is i mystery. The erection of a a never transmission Lino from Thi ten Nisius of the Kry sinner american legion auxiliary off next sunday rower hum in this up tin a meets and elects officers c rent in tie m lims pol Iro Valley to Crosby Ami j at a Well attended meeting of Iho Len Keystone which the Iii id , auxiliary of i no Klail Post. Supplies Liis Borough will be turned ibis work. Ind of rup ants in Coudersport consistory the 7ls-l reunion a opted the Pontiac Congo conveying the consignment and arrester the Driver Dunald in Linston. A Buffalo Man in i d two weeks ago. The confiscated booze consisting of alleged whiskey and Gin was brought t and Analy led by k. Currier local a Beirise. Or. Currier s report showed that the stuff traces j of Wood , Insaf Cieni to cause the Houdei Spurl but enough to Tho con it but its d slight inn re. Next summer. La it la would be american legion in old Man any evening off next sunday from s a. M. To 11 a. t at the legion lyceum do following on ii a. M. 1 p. May be of ulcers were elected for the ensuing 1 in. In .4 p. M. The West term Power corporation is installing new Start Survey of Street mrs. Alford . On the line Between Kanej c. M. Colegrove. Revll Engineer. And it. Jewett and it is expected thai started a Survey of the proposed fill Lucille Marshall. This work will in finished sunday. Street paving project yesterday. Was in session in town i violently ill. Creek tuesday and wednesday of Liis week. Smet import Allisonia circles were Well represented it the interesting event. Lent starts wednesday next Ushers in Ash wednesday official opening Date of tie Johnston is being held at he Mckean county jail this Borough and will be tried Rit the term of criminal court Here feb. 27. His Pontiac Coupon has Boon confiscated by the authorities find is be ing held at a local garage pending its Salo by tie sheriff

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