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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 1, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean volume xlij1 uk310u1ht i Uhl Ishing co., inc. Smethport pa., thursday Jan. I 1920. I or Ayisah in a Vancis no. 51 Smethport canopus club starts things that Lusty infant the recently organized Smethport canopus club has already cast aside its swaddling clothes and is fast turning to stand on its legs. At a delicious Munchton at the car nil i Hole on monthly of Hist week i which was attended by Tho entire to be Luc to the fact int Hunters get much game in Mckean county. During the Hunting season which closed dec. To 20 Deer and us Bear Wei o killed in Uio Woods of this county. It was the first open sea son for Deer in five years the county having been closed to allow Liat a Jane to Jiro Sigute several carloads of Deer from other a lattes having been liberated in our fur Esth during1 that period. The in Uhi Ial Large of Bear in me Kwaii county is accounted by Hunt new year brings Many new changes at court House tie new your will usher in a num Tost and other town activities retires of sweeping changes in tiie staff take a Well earned rest tic Mckean county court House i tie popularity in which the new in i Cumban. Or. Anderson is held is at Christmas beverages prove deadly a a result of drinking whiskey which Gritl As its Wood Alco hol a. Parly of prominent Emnor cum Young men none of whom were considered drinking men who tried to Christmas Eugene Lecann of Bradford will be tested by the fact that he cheer from the bottle were Poison the new county treasurer sue unanimous Choice of ill parties both feeding Frank Potter the present in at primaries cum Bort. Or. And mrs. Mccann have will make Good. He aged apartments at the grand con hotel moved their effects Smith Pun membership the organization got Down j Minim us which usually Migrate to to business. It was voted to limit the Wau is of the Riv i into every fall found of shtick in tin local Woods Liis Veur week membership of the club to fifty uni in Bers. J a Resolution was passed empower ing the president to name a commit Tec to Tako no Tho matter of Ade dilate passenger service on Thoj Kuy Zequa Railroad with the Public service commission our new District attorney is e. G. Utter. Of Sec Liport. Or. Pol Ami Are now Tor who served Val Santly in the Laic j in their new War was the Choice of the Llop or. Mccann Lias engaged miss at the Hopkins condors Pur l. Form late election. Employed in thu 111 Jil and stayed Here. In Potter Conn of acc no the re numerous As to he be considered a. Nuisance and As n to. Considered i nuisance result Tho slate game commission state. Is said la to considering the Nevis Tjie ability of opening the season on that county for the Pur exterminating the pests. Event that to management of that Road it cd not show a disposition to improve tie present service. Ii was 4ilso voted to have tie president Tiline a Cotoiu Pittee to Confer with the robbers visit Green s county commissions in regard to the Street lights in front of of Tho court House lighted. The com missioners have already taken action to see that the lights on the court House Square Are lighted. The qua Railroad Lias also taken cognizance of the fact that the canopus club is in existence and last week inaugurated an improved train service. At this meeting nominations were made for the different permanent offices of the club practically every member being mentioned for one or another of the different Post tvs. During the latter part of last week printed ballots out to the different mar Arbeja to be filled out and cast at the following meeting to grist Mill. On to Ninny night of lust week Rob Bora gained Entrance to the grist Mill of f. A. Green on water Street by forcing open a window in the Ollice and looted the Safe which was unlock ed., the Safe contained no Money but the robbers carried off a number of checks and some insurance papers which h will be of no name to them. This is probably a. Continuation of the hic ving depredations which have annoyed Smethport along Back evidently the of local Talent. The intruders in this instance left a file behind a bid the chief of police considers a valuable clue he has vouchsafed the information that. He is confident that of knows the identity of the owner Potter county Allison of will to the an expert to new county to a Clive Jos. Robins.-. I. The Democrat j Robinson of Bradford our Liat or. Alii Pon will his move into the to Smethport. J once connected with the jail. His i Slursky and j. I. Enston Van Sis Tor will keep House for him. Or succeed them salvos As Pretli notary Rioli Inson who has served ethic Dontly and Register of Wilu etc., respectively. S county detective was one of the j James Undoney of Brad foul. Rep., is first captains in the Pennsylvania the new clerk of courts. Or. Hulsey mounted police and during the several filled the term of former lie served he matter Preat record clerk f. H. . Deceased. Or the work he accomplished. He the new boned of county commas vill make a splendid official. Or. Rob i sinners will be a. J. Bond Bradford predecessor k. W. Jones who and o. S. Canadian. A. Jewett re pub capably filled the sheriff s office Laicans and j. P. O Connor of port. Al i or the past term Bab rented the a i leg Democrat. This bears every Bey House on King Street and mov l indication of being1 a. Board which will d from the jail building into the lie held at a luncheon at the Wright particular file. House last monday noon surely a made As yet. Democratic system of choosing offi cers. He of no arrests have at Tho meeting at the grand Cen state will liberate More beavers to Al it voted to open the Mem i talc state of Pennsylvania is jul Epner ship to rent Creath within a radius of 1 is to liberate 1go beavers of Var ten Miles of throughout the stole in prominent citizens of East Metli i Democrat is informed by tract the Towas Hipa l. K. Hogarth y in the have already taken Adya h Trige of this Opportunity to to operate with Smith 1 Section of he Stock a Are the hulls anal have enrolled j rim in Potter county. A year inst june a pair of Bea vers port business men As members. A Clever canopus idea is the pre liberated on can Volck run be sent Atlon of an Alle dance gift to i Lacon size Ville Austin. A few some member of the club of each sni ill Trees were Cut 5own along the meeting. At los meeting n Box of Stream ail beavers on being men s Hose presented by the organi Tui neti Loose lost no time acting on the Zer g. B. Dorm a won by capt. J m. A. Gillett. On monday noon last be Chib con Veneri at a lunch Loti at 1he Wright House and another enthusiastic meet ing resulted. While the count of the ballots was in Progress much Busi Ness of importance was transacted. A novel feature was introduced by the organizer of the club g a Dor Man of Buffalo who donated a Check which went to a member of the club with the stipulation that it was to to spent with another person and thus Pisseri n round local Mer chants without being cashed the Ilea being to stimulate Home Trade. The career of the Check Waltl probably be a Check ered one by the time it is Raflee tied March and will give ail effective demonstration of what to Loans in daily Trade kept right at Home. It fell to t. H. Morrison to Start Ibe Check on its career to boost Tho by y a t Homo id Ca. A motion was adopted for the pres ident to Nair no a committee to Confer with the Borough Council to Isk that the Borough see that Street lights Are lighted every no get. The president was empowered to select a committee to take up the electric lighting proposition for Smith port. It appeared to to the sentiment of the meeting that with tie falling off of the Gas Supply in this Field. H is imperative at this time that Elen always been Trinity he secured for lighting purr Smethport. Poses in Sinet port. To this commit and at once started to work. Thin the animals Are family As Well As Dan builders is evidenced by the fact Itiat three colonies have sprung from the original pair and they have constructed three dams at various Points across the Stream. The largest of these is Flo feet across. To construct these dams the beavers ii Ilvo Cut Down numerous Trees along the Banks of the Stream and they per form a neat Job in Felling a Good sized live a specimens in the of or. Hogarth demonstrate. An attend ant on tie co lick preserve one of he Lams from a discreet Dis Tance recently and counted six Bea vers emerge from Beir in abodes. The beavers Are being brought to Pennsylvania from Wisconsin. Movement for a High school gymnasium a movement has been started to in stall a gym Indium in Tho attic of the High school building Smethport. Room in a commodious one and 5s splendidly adapted for gymnasium purposes. H could be finished off at comparatively slight expense and with the Cost of installing a Complete gymnasium equipment the entire amount would be but a f Geant township. The Trees were seat intervals of -1 feet and the work a done entirely by the gentlemen inter ested All of whom Are the original purchasers of the old s tract during spare time. The Trees were principally Uncle Sam s big count to Start Friday the enumeration attendant with the our tenth decennial census of the United suites starts tomorrow Jan try St. Frank a costello of Brad supervisor of the census for this a strict was in Smet Poi t a week ago nil during ills stay informed Trio his department was All n for the count in Mckean sumy. Ii. E. Till who received the appoint nent us a Inanc Rator in Smith Poi to Boro Las resigned and costello appointed Alfred l. Orlatt Lata fur slice if to Jih Tho vacancy. Or. Ovitt is also enumerator for to 1st District of Keating township. Will be a Good Man for tie Job. Or. Of Lett will Start on his duties in Smethport to Morrow. Census facts the census is required every ten by the Constitution of the United states nil by act of Congress. The late named for beginning the 1920 Cen sus is january 2. But the census Day is january 1. In cities the population enumeration will lie completed in two weeks. The enumerations of farms will be completed within thirty Days. The censuses of manufacturers mines and ii arcs Oil and Gas Wells and forestry and products will is a Rule be taken by special agents and by correspondence and not by the enumerators. The census is the Means by which the government ascertains the in crease in the population the Statis tics concerning agriculture and Inge the ceremony which was wit Frederick pc Cut. Kev. Mccoy of the by a Lew relatives Ami by a Lew relatives Ana Irett kids hip list Church officiating. The of the contracting parties were miss Pauline f the method Psi Church. _ Tho Bride is a charming Young lady the bume of this Alliance who for who is of Long a of miss Louise Ami Antl Larch Wutzl a very exceptions the seedlings Piave thrived ind Crown at a vapid Vale anal in a. Short flight of time the owners i information concerning the sources of the nation. Census for statistical purposes Only thu census inquiries Are defined continued on Page 2, column v. Several years the client clerk at in Stinn s of fice. At the court House is one of Smith port s in Frost daughters who is deservedly popular in social circles of town. She is a graduate of the Smethport High school. Or. Bush is a Young Man of splendid qual res who i popular a Puri the Groom who is a son of Jar and mrs. W. F. A Beautiful Limber track on the of j the. Once Rich oils Itu uly. The aug Cesar us exp a i Chient of these Smith port men should be in incentive for of is a Ernd uate of a Mckenn coun a local Man participates in raid on illegal Lenny prig Sruv of Schuylkill whose was located at Eddy lick Kun Miles from the Garne preserve in Clinton county re i gently fined n. Total of for tie local s and Fet col Coj lege and has made a Success us an Engineer. Since his discharge from the army in which he served during the War he hns been employ is s in Bis country a service for sever instructor of apprentices being Sta months during the Inte War. He toned Between Wilmington Balti numbers his friends by the legion. He it Pennsylvania Railroad holds a position at the Holmes and Gil Foltan Plant this Borough. Fol 1 owing a by id a 1 tour m r. An d Bush will take up their residence in part of the Amanda. Sasse House on m a Chunnic Street. Cooper Burlingame More and Philadelphia. Or. And mrs. Set Chat visiting or. Smethport this week. Have been parents with in Many the Democrat unites friends in extending congratulations to this Happy Young coup e. At glean last saturday occurred theol. K. Hogarth assumes marriage of miss Geitrude Cooper and j new duties. Fred Burlingame. Both popular Young j k. Hogarth of Smethport. Who for people of Smet Hiort. Kev. Mccoy per several years forming the ceremony. On me Proctor for some Lime past miss Cooper has been employed Secretary m the Norwich Carbonate of Lime co. Office. Hns been state county. entered upon the discharge of the duties of his new position. Travelling oame protector or this dist ii. Or. This Borough. Be is a charming Young. Hogarth a new Territo a consists of lady popular with n wide Cir a five counties. He has e Loci entry which Yenry were stripped of their Rich Timber. I Smethport physician receives belated Christmas gift. Or. M7. A. Ostran Rier of Smethport formerly member of legislature from illegal Hunting of Doe a and Tho fines were All paid. State game protector John b. Ross of this place was the prosecutor assisted by travelling i game protectors l k. Hogarth of i Smet Hjort and h. J. Sines of new ensue. I the Hunters who. Composed the Ity from Sliu Alkil county were a Mck Ean county and who Early in the Var volunteered in the u. S. Army Erving is a Captain in the medical corps up to the time of his discharge last summer received a lie lated Christ May present in tie form of his commission As major. The commis c. Moyie i Joseph m. Oscar i Schoener c. A. Updegrave a d. So till Harvey f. Kinmel c. D. Kim-1 Sion was dated dec. Ims. T it was evidently sent to the recipient via the Kus Hequn. Route and he did not receive it until after his discharge. He Mph George Smith w. C. Kramer and Edgar mover. James i. Wagner of Beech Creek was also with the Narty through the activities of travelling game protector l. K. Hogarth of i Smethport u confession was secured from James i. Wagner which made a Clear against the other Mem i Bera of the party Anil they lost also received a note of apology from j a i time in settling their fines. The War department. At any event the genial doctor should feel proud of this merited recognition even Tho a Huie Inte in arriving. Lie was in command of one of the medi Cal units at Camp Dix. Which attract this is the largest Batch of fines for illegal Hunting Ever collected at one time in the history of Tho state. T de widespread attention from medical experts. Army file of friends. Or. Durlin pome is a i in run in the Ilu tips of his former Posi Young who is Well known i lion and i promotion is a merited l e Throup Hobt the Oil Industry being pm i of his services. Or. Carl is a. Driller in the local Field i former member of the or. And mrs. have Force has been named Allegany up their residence in the Friend la Ai Oparah successor to the position of Glass co. Produces Gas House on Bank Street. Mcke m county game protector. Nelson Thomas or. Homer Thomas a Well known Bact port Young Man and Ola Nelson a popular port allow any Young lady were United in marriage. December broke hts leg while engaged in his labors at t he Plant of Holmes and Gilfillan tues Day. Cons Prescott feel from a ladder and Bis right leg. Or. Burg 22 by the i eve. of the Bap i Chni Wirk attended the injured Man. List Church. Or. Thomas who made a Valient record during the a the War is railroads will be re employed at the port Allegany window turned March 1st. Us factory and the couple will re r reside in that town. He Wilson announced that Dir of returning tie railroads 1o read the Democrat. Private ownership has been postponed to March 1st. Rock ledge Quarry Deal closed. The Deal mentioned in the la it Issue acre it that Point. Of the Democrat for the Purchase of i this is i Large successful Corpora the Rock led pc Stone Quarry Smethport Haa been closed. The Staunton claw corporation of Buffalo has purchased the Quigley and and will be prepared to Quarry the Stone. Which of the very county Home inmates j enjoy Fine Christmas repast and mrs. C. O. Taylor of the Mckean county Home Smethport were untiring in their energies to make Christmas a Happy Une for tie county charges under their care. An elaborate Christmas dinner was served which was greatly appreciated by the recipients. Following is the menu Nicken and mashed potatoes warm Trio Allegheny window Glass co. Of por the for sri factory in this Section to appreciate significance of the natural Gas shortage arm1 install artificial Gas producers placed the contrivances in operation monday. Gravy. Cab Jage salad producers which Are the same pumpkin ple. Those being at the ant oranges 9nck of sect Hiort Sas from ass f.-.ctorj-. Man Candy Cal. Almost As talc congregation sent a. S natural Gas can be obtained Basic of fruit Popcorn Camly. And insure an de Iduate Supply of fuel lit All times. The Allegheny producers Rev. Vandyke sent oranges. Are of sufficient capacity to Supply All departments of the Plain. Survey on it. Jewett Road started engineers of the state Highway department started monday on the sur vey of the Road from the end of West main Street pavement to the Borough line and from that Point for a distance j of d Miles up Marvin Creek Valley to be found any where i on to Finot Liport it. Jowett Highway. Other interests and has come into pos i in the country on a Largo scale. This session of the Quarry together with hears every indication of resulting in a its equipment and the rights to remove Large and thriving Industry for Smith the Sto Tiv from approximately boo port. The Survey is tinder the direction of c. L. Lorah of Smet Hiort. Superintendent of state highways for Mckenn Coati to. Heaviest giving Christmas. I according to reports from the Post office department in Washington this Christmas was the heaviest in gift giving the United states has Ever known. The volume of Christmas mail was 25 per cent heavier than last year which wag the heaviest Ever known. I for Sake a teak mares. Weight 32m. In Riff re j. F. Hewitt. R. D. 3, Smethport. Adv 12-4 a. Start tiie new year right by sub i scribing for the Democrat

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