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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 5, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania The week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly. Newspaper Kean Qemo Cinat i us Pisilina co., inc. Q Mart m to n 13 t n a a or tto run Nanberg Smethport pa., thursday january 5, 1922, per year. The Democrat to the entire a tows of Mckean. It to be your no. D. A Brasted is nowburge8s- i new Council organized monday Nicht a for band ask Hungerford pre8. Cross police chief a monday night Brasted took the oath of of Flea As Burgess of Smith and the new Borough took office. Newly elected Council Nien Are Ray Abbey John Kar Len. J. A. Neilis and Claude Shattuck. Me Jabers of the whose terms Are still in effect Are w. H. Hun j. S. Hull and j. A Lundholm. The old Borough Council convened at the Borough building at o clock speedily wound up its affairs and adjourned the following members retiring Froni office b. T. Garlick. Claude Hackett Webb Hopper and c. Or. The new Council when organized the following members being present Abbey Hungerford Karlen Lindholm Neilis and Shattuck f. The immediately elect. De w. A. Hungerford As pres Inabit. Or. Hungerford will make a Spleid told presiding officer. In t. H. Morrison was. Retained As Bor Ough solicitor. Curt. Ross was elected chief of to Hoe receiving three votes while c. B. C. D. Comes injured when train hit automobile. C. D. Comes confined to his King Street Home As the result of in juries he received when the p. P.-. R. Passenger train hit his Auto Mobile at the crossing near the East Sinei Pori depot last thursday morn lug. Or. Comes was accompanying his son Ernest comes of the station where he latter was taking the train to return Home. Ernest was driving and did not see the train pull ing into the station despite warning blasts of the until almost to the crossing. He applied the brakes but the car Slid on the icy pavement stopping squarely on the tracks. The train i the Auto hurling it six feet ahead and striking it again shoved it fully fifty feet Down the tracks before Corning to a Standm Tiu the vehicle finished right Side up undamaged with both occupants in their seats. The elder or. Comes suffered three cracked ribs As a result of the Jolt while his son escaped uninjured. The escape of both from More serious con sequences was miraculous or. Comes after seeing his son a. A drove the car homi3, where Hadwick was summoned to attend his injuries. Zijic Winemi who was an applicant for reelection received two votes. Or. Ross entered upon his new duties. Tuesday evening. He has the qualifications to h Rini efficiency into the position of chief of John Halstrom was retained in the position of Jit Reet commissioner. Fred Bieve r was retained As Secre tary. be i b id Nii Clunen Ember without Tor v a in a is make a Filc Nufa executive Man to be a epoch make Lanon Ono is the of the Democrat the new Borough Courll to til to menu a proms work out especially the details attendant with the induction of e Yeti into meth Post by of the agreement bet in the Borough and the Smith port filfred and newly Zed which 1s to bpm a trans icon Lin from Portville so Sronet port was a tidied be Centle by the forme Council the Sonnell of net Council j3 composed of citizens capabilities fit them to such Stu by dispose of these problems the members of the old count mess Hoppe i Hackett Kirlick and retire the conscious nes of having perform meal the duties o their Bush terms faithfully and Well pol owing ire the of june a Council and Shattuck and Karten ind Hull and Shatt Neft councilman Kiren tendered his Rete fermion Asj Ore ugh auditor mrs claim White was granted n per Rait to build a. Too seen addition to present place on main band John Hull manager of the Smeton port band appeared before the coun Cal Ana Jsmrd that the Borough appropriate a to the local band toward the expenses of the organization Lor 1932 boroughs Are authorized by to appropriate to for Upkeep o Dandy the Muir it received the visit of Atlo will be taken it next meeting Moore escaped convict captured in Rochester. Sheriff j. F. Robinson received no Tice from the Rochester x. A. Police department that William More Joliase escapades in this noun a year ago gained him notoriety for audacity had been apprehended in that City. Proceeding for the extradition of Moore Back to my Kean county have been Barted. Moore who for a number of years worked throughout this Section and is the head of a. Large family was arrested passing worthless checks in Eldred and Bradford. Last May he broke out of uie county jail this Bor Ough where he was a prisoner and getaway the local Sher has been Active in running and the Man s arrest in Rochester the Reward of their efts closing of High Way office blow to Smethport was totally unexpected Many employed and a 5 Jority will leave District abolished orders were received at the local District state Highway department office Friday abolishing that office effective saturday. The order which Breaks up the 16th Highway District of which Smith port was the head and composed of Mckean Potter Camer on and Elk counties a Bolt out of Clear sky. It was totally unexpected. This up the splendid organization of engineers craftsmen inspectors and clerks that the efficient District superintendent l. P. Bailey has built up during his splendid term of service. As can Well be imagined the Highway Ollice has been of Inesti Mable value to Sronet port and the District in general. It has been responsible for a speeding up of Road service men can reinstate their War risk insurance world War veterans have until March 4. 193c. To reinstate their War risk insurance policies. The in onions Stato ment was recently circuited locally thai. Veterans could not reinstate Lap sed policies after 31, 1021. Kuhni was mnemlei1. Several weeks ago to the time limit was advanced Severn 1 years to give All ser vice n Chunco of the Democrat in signs to Correct the impression that soldiers can no longer take advantage of government insurance. The United states veterans Bureau states that Many men have allowed their insurance to lapse because they do riot realize their rights both to re Instate and convert their insurance in to one of the permanent forms offered by the government. Briefly the requirements for reinstatement will be As follows. How to reinstate. The former ser Vlco Man s insurance has lapsed for less than three months and if he is in As Good health As at the flue Date of the Premium in default he can reinstate by continued on Page a col. -1 Road prospects not Bright. A delegation of Mckonis county Good Roufis boosters who vis Hecl Harrisburg recently were informed by Highway commissioner Sadler that rond construction and expediting the Start struck Lon urged by them for this Conn ing of new contracts in All the ties and locally in addition to bring ing a Large influx of Highway men contractors builders and others Here on business visits continually de several splendid families to take up their residence Here together with the staff of experts. At i As High As forty have been on payroll. There be greatly missed to would he governed entirely by the finances of the state. As it is known that the state s finances Are at Low ebb prospects for local county highways Are not at All Bright. It is understood hint the Highway department plans to stretch the construction program or ing Lally mapped out for 1923 Over a period of two years. Indications Ai e splendid citizens i Remote for the advertising of bids for Miaad in so Ethnol i the Coris Truckton of the seven or eight in last this is one of the worst blows Miles of Highway Between and has Ever received. The local of face. Was established two years ago avd there was every reason to be Here for Ieve it. Jewett on the route of the Smith port to it. Jewett Highway now under construction on this end. Or. Kane spoke to canopus new officers Kush Equa route owner talk to entertainingly on rail Road topic san general j. C. Backus is res 13. K. Kane of Kush Equa owner of the Kush Ecilua Railroad was. Tho guest of Claude Shattuck esci., at the noon Day luncheon of Tho Sronet port Cono club on monday of last week at the grand Central hotel and addressed Tho club members on the affairs of his Railroad. Tho talk of Tho distinguished Kush. Sci a citizen on this occasion in line with All his utterance on any ques Tion which attract widespread interest ind Uro generally broadcaster by the nation s press were of n highly inter Esting nature and were thoroughly enjoyed by the members of the local club who received or Kano enthusiastically. Whatever misunderstand ing or Lack of sympathy May have existed Between local business men and or. Kane heretofore Over Railroad matters was dissipated As Chart before a Gale As a result of or. Kane s visit. At monday s meeting the canopus it elected the following Oll leis for the coming year c. Backus. Vice. H. Rcd Flold. J. Rice. L. Fry. A. Bouton e. G. Pat Ter. T. F. Hungiville or. A. R. Liver More g. K. Mayo. This is a live Bunch of off vials and it 18-eate bet that the activities of Tho a j Conjor de to Biol lowing a Pom ments for Fie Allol the Metaj Rujel superintendent of county c o Taylor Matron at county Horn c local civic boosting organization be kept moving during la1" death of mrs. Emma Walker. T. F. Huns Villo. The retiring Emma. Anne Walker Wile of Idem his insist ints Levic a. s a in the e drinking water tank or windows and that instead of Uphou littering Tho coach seats with cinders had Boon substituted. In explaining the origin of the Nami Kush Eizun. Route or. Kano emphasizing the pronunciation that a Root wan some thing which Ruris into facetiously said that his Kuah etl Hoot reverted to nature and had been running into . However or. Kano veg toned a pier future for Tho and in this heartily endorse his optimism and col operate with him to that As to jul Kush Nua route is fac Tor in our . V us whom ebbing up he the e with too except Lon 01 one. San of the Foj Reikai wll will pres in senator Boies pen dead the Pennsylvania Ai Izat Lon is Domora lazed by the death a senator Boles to Troso. In a Fuhsin Butoi saturday night. Many will Dun isre i with senator Penroo s Pron plies to All will agree that he was greatest politicians of Hia Olnie -. I was True to his own convictions am was Loyal to his friends to Roichi Aiichi Active until Tho very last health had been extremely poor during Tho past two. Year s. He passed As h lived fighting for Tho Politico. Caples for which to stood Hoha Iii been in the Senate since 1897. Death came As a Shock to the Countis san atom i in Road was 01 years of age luxury and income tax. In response to numerous inquires taxpayers Are advised that cer Iii is among Ihm the so called Nul sauce and luxury Aro re pealed effective january 1, 1923, by Tho Revenue act of 1021. Patrons of the soda water fountains co Cream and similar places of business no longer Are required Taimy the tax of 1 cent for Centa or fraction thereof out expended for sodas articles of food in Small boy May an Ico Cream Cone Dona tra Penny Tho tax of will t foe vacated 19 of Tho o Oan county at Laethea to other to heretofore Rien coun. It a charter member of the Loso flog lady Macaueen k poisoned constr agent p g Grossman did not enjoy a very Happy Holiday season. Pm he was stricken with a severe of Tomaine Poison in Iii off be of Honshu from food took of in a Rall roid Dine to two weeks a hid Bewely the Dinge Thi when he Avoir or t tick of tons now Pratt Lcuy recover Helper mrs Russell Hungerford court House b Tull commisioners1 Cleiv Joni a it Ker and county solicitor f d Gallup Are. Filling four year terms District no head coed to District gave Gates amp fess chanted h s and the 1 to thief Bel Fonfe Studebaker touting cd i county will be at Geo count is the e Hood the into plans t juvenile band at a r the of a juvenile were discussed sixteen Yout Jiu have enrolled and pro visions hive Bee i made Foi instr Monts efforts Are being Madu to 5urrt rehearsals at an Early Date the new organization still be by the Smith Mph bad to which it will Luff i a Willary engagement announced miss Gussye Nelow daughter of mind mrs tvs Neilis of Bink St in Ierta red it a delightful it her Home on wednesday a Vonlang of not week on Nappy Oce Sion announcement Mads of the of has Neilis and Een Transfer de to Sivells slant Engineer of the o most Ruchione iia be been Otler experts of the to Ament of the local Voth plans Tor the state nigh win High officiate of the _ Headquarters have in position and Jiun Dreda of Boro As ase District i received by Cal office the i is in retrench have Bee Hollie of a Well known Young Man. Vow jury commissioners ape work. Claude Heath Republican or this in High and Mir Eva Sullivan pro Ibitson of Center Bird Mckean county jury commoss Sioney started the of filling tha jury Heel Tor 1022 St the court his Boroug i tuesday the Aew Ury commas Foneri have engaged c of As of Cir Clork dispensed with. J str cts in addition to hive been abolished e reason be to the Short ago of funds with which depart went is confront the constitutional men event providing for i revision convention seated by the voters at the last november it wolfs on Page 6, col. 6 i the to the of Glass they contained d o million 01 so f one of the heavy door Ful out onto the Side i k fortunately injured. V r j cri8man mercantile appraiser this year stale auditor Gen enl Lewis Ujj tier announced the appoint r j Crisman of Kush Iua Mercante department of re inti in or f of to be As Loop a pin on i rally crts Cor w Inch could operated at the piss engr Frains so cd Wplf that the pass in get Anels a nil Bett Veon Borough f the the there is Reison to b61ievo that the Money in Kino my be seemed if not through th0 Conopio and la i Epe led qty costly tied but l to club m Searf has entered into rest h for the mat a of Wetmore roast Nway last Rilday at noon Fol lowing a nines of Lune blah be Boualy 111 Only to Sun Jeij-., and before coming t i Kwh Doht of individuals w19 an hindi orc of to a Telephone with the Democrat to Abir in b the t to in Broten on the Kusne Nua Al ouzo out Borough uhf n. Gasoline Dall or Kane further informed this paper hat an Foll Cine of american for Stefe hug Hwy funds adequate o out to program the High Ion Short line eat roads was in last week going Over Tho to at in Road of opacity in 1921. In collection in Mckean farm in the Leander Gallup dead Leander Gallup one of the known and most highly esteemed res id Emfs of this Seei on of the of Cut died at i Home in port Alle my not pts in Gallup was 86 of age and la surged by a win and two sons the Funell was hold monday burial beige in tie a Mettery at the Democrat contain a More extended notice of the Poa Sirg of tills Pioneer resident next repairs at court House 3 Itene veal Era tons Are in Progress the jury rooms of the Mckean county court noose Borouch calculate to provide for women jurors who since last Are now a regular into fusion in thin county. Mrs Eugenia Hamlin injured one of a mesh ports Best and mos highly esteemed ladles fell while acetone planet Huse foreign order to Kopins the Sronet port ice one ii Ort no .sses8ment to Tenniel who Chi in tie a Mettery at at her West Street 7-ome Lait Friday ind de a. Bad fracture of refer Rigau wrist or Mccoy attended Mhz Ham or Kano in a hippy to of mind in delivering he and before the Fon opus club Hli Nudi fors verse repeatedly convulsed with laughter at tie Bright of wit b or Kane and in and Difiori Learned a wealth of of tha pres Railroad situation the speaker Dis playing a remarkable comprehension of the York n y Freo sister mrs w Workley of Smethport mis and we Mai of York nor burial ser Ticae wms held Mondej ice noon it 2 e clock from the fam Fly resident and jute went wan redo in 01 Post a Jan of Motel a it i five Irr was a of the top my Iha inca raiment it Smethport during nil Lonsy Fidenco in Meiu port a nag ont o known Les dents and eased hosts of friends Fure grieved to in in of Lih a twist the Man a Ftp Rte tout of to term re i mrs. Clair prep Vris to or cot a merge it Dillon to her Mil Nery building on Oiin Avreet Mcgeth i Nei fam fron or Fth Kane assured hta Heiraas that Tho Kush Oua. Route was for from be ing at the end of tvs career he explained the recent ruling per to Tang nip Juite freight Lor haute by Short one nil roads insured greatly increased revenues to his Railroad. To the or Strenger service or that i Cost approximately to in a train irom Strong Case against Hill the Elk a hoi Kics Sti acting a pc veium against Gifun Hill a gently arrested in Brad Ford and now held the rid Errar Juii with the Trutal baffling Mur Der of pretty Vir Earet Warmboldt or Tyson Beitf whose mutilated body was of Ted in tie Forsuk that to flown it is Strid trip near has been found has idiot Flod Hill the Atran Ger he. Saw Lurting near the spot of Tho attack near the Loio it we Sun to Haro own to Barf cow at in averse return out Slit fit in of f3 of course a motor ear could tee opera. Ted at a profit. Or in Rompell Menns the patience in erf Clancy of Hii exp Lorees ild every fort had been made to Economy while that no january hat 6ale. Every hit at half to ice All trimmed free of charge Jin 7th to Tan a Sefc wfi1b a it t Geo be and c p vehmi5 f now i ears a sea a o or Jeri 1 h Guitie of Hie Gund Centra attention in filled til met it co Amiul Iago

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