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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 12, 1928, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean Democrat volume 53. A Shoukat i us Meshino Imo. A Luff t a a or . Eui Tob Bamji 1hfuki, pa., thursday january 12, 1928 per year. No. 2 off with a Rush Democrat Campaign interest at High pitch in the Mckean county Democrat subscription official count to be made saturday can you pick the Winner choose your candidates and hand them your subscriptions. e. Straying Bush Smethport miss Laura Field Smethport or. Albert Bond or. Pierre Allison Smethport . E. Cunningham Smethport or. George k. Van Dusen miss Ella Mcgill Estred miss Pearl learn Eldred or. Lyle Drake Smethport first All reports in the Mckean county Democrat office saturday night january 14, at 9 p. M. The announcement of the Mckean Democrat s salesmanship club met with Hearty approval All Over the county. Right away things began to hum inquiries beg on to pour in and interest in general wag Manifest As the people realized the Fine offer fore them. The entry list today shows Many and prominent names j awards to before the list is completed it sex _ Democrat petted that Good representation will be made from every Community in the circulation territory. Today s list big distribution just started right now in the Timo to get in. On the ground plan on having your Choice of these Fine awards. Just a we said before this is not a lottery or a game of Chance but a fair and Square offer of a free Automo Bityk and other shows Only those who have joined the salesmanship club up to wednes Day of this week. There Are some communities without representation at this time and other where an entry the build circulation for the we feel sure that there be honest deserving people in several communities served who would to to say a word for this newspaper and help put Over our circulation objective. You have nothing to lose you run absolutely no risk. If you or two in needed to make solicitation of the people. The proper the More the merrier and the More there Are in the salesmanship club the less l i that you would be glad to will have to be done by the members. Tho More More exciting will be the race and Competition As the Are reached in the Filiau Days. Anxiety in first count i Are honest deserving and capable you Jare the kind of a person we will be proud to give the car or one of the bother awards to because we feel sure boost for the Democrat among your friends and i neighbors. If you possess these qual and Are sincere in your desire to own a Minuti car of your own. Don t delay a right 1 away. Naturally now that the entry list is prompt people fiend in the Coupon by prompt we fire department elects officers of queers for 1928 were elected by the Smethport Firo department at a. Meet ing hold last thursday evening. About forty firemen attended the rousing session. The lint of Lonj class chosen is As Fol lows l. Milroy. First assistant l. Pler Otto. Second assistant Dick Inson. Third assistant r. Stark. Fourth assistant chief Howard h. Biever. Vice Bacon. Milroy. B. . A. Ball. James quirk and p. Walsh Are the other Mem Bers of tiie Board of whose terms Are unexpired. After the business session delicious refreshments were served. Never in history did Smethport possess a More up to Date virile five Nahting organization than the present department. A few years ago things were in a tangle. Then came reorganization and a new lease of life with Teers representative of the town s most capable citizens. Iron bound rules of departmental conduct and acquisition of new equipment completed the work of rejuvenation. At thursday night s meeting chief Milroy and president Blever who have devoted a great Deal of time and Energy to the department s welfare expressed a desire to be relieved from their responsibilities. While the Mem Bers present realized the motives of Tho two gentlemen they rightly regarded the contemplated action in the Light of a distinct calamity for the depart ment. Several members spoke on the beginning to realize that they have a peer Lisa Arlve due credit Blever. The fact was also cited that insurance underwriters give a town a wants Stop and go signals b1g Industry asks data measures to meet the growing men Ace of speeding automobiles in the bus iness Section of town were discussed at vets to entertain a. Brick s gift at a. Meeting of Iju Catall Post american legion held on wednesday evening of last week. A. Splendid Ami acceptable gift from r. E. Burdock local banker was enthusiastically received. Or. Burdock has donated 310 regu lation theater seats to Tho Post for its Logon theater. Tho chairs will so a the meeting of the Smethport canopus Long ways towards solving the prob Lem of providing the veterans play club Utha regular luncheon at grand Central hotel Aton Day the noon at which Tho new 1928 Oll scors recently elected took up Thole duties. Discussion favored the installation of at least three electric atop Ami go to ratify signals at dangerous intersections along main Street. To control the growing traffic problem and to curb tendency of to Speed. A motion was adopted to appoint a committee to ascertain Tho Cost of in stalling Stop and go signals at the Cor Ner of and slate streets main and Fitim streets and main and me chanic streets the committee to report at the next meeting of the club. The Trond of discussion indicated that after this committee re ports the Conn Pim club will Endeavor to interest the Bor Ough Council in purchasing the signal lights at least Throe and possibly More in the Cost is not prohibitive. If the House with needed seating equipment and will be used to replace the most badly worn chairs at the theater. Need less to say or. Burdock s generous gift is greatly appreciated by the world Yar veterans. At last week s meeting Tho Post members voted to Holo a banquet at Tho legion club some time this month. At this banquet the world Weir veterans will have As their quests their fathers. Political pot is simmering according to Republican political dope handed out by the Kane Republican a newspaper owned by o Scott Council is not prepared to act the club j Smith. Mckean county Republican will Endeavor to Purchase the limits by j chairman. State senator donations of private citizens. Baldwin of Austin who the club s co Manittee will consist of represent Eil j. C. Backish and Seth Norman. Out not Only the candidates but the Public will be what action is candidates in anxious to know being taken by the Campaign. Just the the earliest moment this knowledge can be secured will be in the count of the coming saturday night. De pends on tile first count. As today the readers Are withholding their sup port desiring to throw it to the Candi Date that shows an inclination to put up a real fight for the capital awards j email apr appointments thus making the subscriber s sub monday. More county appointments the Mckenn county of com missioners. A. J. Bon.5. Ii. Hai Penny and t. R Munif Ivylle. Made to Weir better rating if the. Fire chief is listed As faced with arguments and tiie unanimous desire of the members the two men accepted re election. J Active membership in the Smethport fire department is limited to eighty and a number of desirable applicants Are always on the waiting list. This another Factor which keeps up in Terest inasmuch As members who Are sluggish Are Belij meeting weeded out. Prank h. Has capably this District composed Mckean Potter and Tiaga counties Tor Here is no question of the need of several Terma in Harris Burn will be a immediate action to control the1 Tor re election at the pro of motor vehicles through the business Section of town. The of racy of the Mary to be held april 24th, next and the further Assurance in Given that he atop and to signal Lle hts to. Control will have no Republican opposition. To in c has. Been proven in other nearby communities where the system has Elezi adopted and hns been found to be re effective than special traffic pol ice to Slop speeding. Duo to that main this is Well. Possible delegates to the Republican National convention to be held in Kansas City from the 23rd Congress clonal District Are Jamet a. Colin Alloy to e t Jisoo a l uni f. K Divia in Coleii big if eve h Highway on which trafic last summer and will be even i Hon. A. Mitchell Chase of Clea Flold heavier this year the grow inst Rafflo present member of Congress from this one locally j District will be a candidate to succeed problem is a perplexing and is of such importance action should be taken to it prompt himself anticipate Thomas sent and local. B. Wilson of Bradford the growing menace to life and proper present assemblyman from of clean to caused by motorists. Will be a candidate to succeed himself and duo to the splendid record for location he made in Harrisburg it is doubt Ful whether to will Havo any opposition for the nomination in the ranks of his party. A. I to fill vacancy caused chief Henderson s death governor for Hor on monday appoint. Of e. E. Bouton of Smoth part to fill Tho unix pred term As county treasurer of. Mckean county Mado death of Chas Henderson of Shieh sad event occurred the night j Tho deceased Olaf Cal s first Day in of flee in monday of lust week. Or. Bouton s term will be for two . An election will be held for the. Minjoe in november 1d20. Or. Bouton who is a. Son of Iii to j. W. Bouton. Received his commission tuesday and Tho treasurer s which was closed for Over a week Wos opened at once with or. Bouton in charge. Treasurer Bouton was a candidate for Tho Republican nomination for of lip lost year and was second Man. To or. Henderson Tho successful Candi Date at Tho primary election. Henderson who for Many Tho beloved chief of thu Bradford i fire department was elected by Ono of Tho greatest pluralities in the Lila tory of the county. Following Tho death of treasurer Henderson a movement was a tarted to Oscuro Tho appointment for Stu mar Garot Henderson widow of the late or. Henderson. The Democrat in Der Staidis that or. Bouton was willing to step aside to expedite . Hon Derson s appointment but it a meet ing of Republican loaders of Tho county held last Friday an agreement win reached with . Henderson s assent whereby the recommendation was Mode to Tho governor for mr., Bouton s ii scr option moan something the re j the Only change suits of the first count will be posted i position of sealer saturday night at the Campaign Headquarters at the Democrat Ottyce. Tho regular counts of the Campaign will be on All business in the office by 9 p. M. Wednesday and saturday evenings to appear in bulletins mailed and posted also published each week. Still time to enter while Tho Campaign management is Ever on the Alert and has endeavoured j Drew made was in the of weights and measures. John Seltz. Well known port Allegany Man. Being named to succeed Ralph Yerdon of Smethport. Ivhon was not an applicant. Other appointments were county pc Power a Law firm with Ollices in Smethport and b 1-a.d f Orrt. A communication Ivas read which re onily received by postmaster w. Workley from a lumber of ictus Iii concern which is seeking a location. The letter asked information regarding Supply of Oak Timber factory site and housing advantages Etc. Fur an Industry employing 300 Mother of county detective Allison Dies county detect Leo j. Allison re the rejection of he Loree plan for Tho leasing of the Buffalo. Rochester Pittsburgh railway by the Deware Hudson system by the interstate i hand. While no Oak Timber is Avail Able from forests of this Section h s club will conduct correspondence with i passe the company. At k inc us f. U Holmes celled Clie Kul cos sunday morning j c. Allison. At Iii l me Tor or. And . Allison and son. Pierre term to january 1st, 1330, come will reimburse splendidly Tor Tho find Effort met by her late husband in the Campaign last year without Effort on her part. A . Henderson has expressed herself As highly gratified with Tho arrangement carried out. Certainly every one also will be. As Sho a the one Moat concerned in Tho matter and possessed the sympathy of every resident of the county. My. Bouton s appointment in Gratifying to the splendid popular Young Man s Host of Smith porn friends. Tho reimbursement of the treo Aijrer s of Iii derived from tees fixed Liy the auditors la reached an reported favourable Progress in the at for of the Cono Muir committee of funeral Wellch tuesday of continue on Pogo 5, co collector not Sunjy in Bradford i recently was a to reach ail prospective entrants it is impossible to cover the Large territory county or. Burg Wick Smethport. As thoroughly As is desired. Some other appointees named last who have made up their minds that As recorded in the Democrat clerk. Miss Ruth assistant clerk. C. Roy in Justrom superintend ent of county Home c. O. Taylor and janitor. C. P. Johnson. I i they would like to try for one of the great prizes but for some reason Are delaying their entry Blank have v Job ably not yet been seen and talked to. Regrets if you really knew you could own one of these big handsome awards which the Democrat will give in the next six weeks you would pull off your coat Roll up your sleeves and Hustle night and Day. But when you have an equal Chance with others to own them he nitrate to get Busy. Self Reliance is All that is needed. It is All that keeps you from being 3. Motor car owner right this minute. A Little work now will count for More than All the regrets in the world after the prizes Are distributed. So let s get Busy. You yourself the Only thing that will keep you from winning is if you enter the Campaign determined to be j successful you will be. It s entirely former Smethport boy blow to snot port it develops. Chad the Democrat informed that had j i the merger gone through the b. R. .4 in. By. Would have taken Over an week i i operated All feeder were the Railroad which tween Smethport and Backus where Winnlan and basketball game to night basketball Paiik Tho wild turn Tje if Orco tonight in connections Are made with b. R. Out in support of the a Smith part athletic club Ter noon. Mrs. Allison was 65 yearn of age and was a Rovoredo resident of Toronto. She is survived by her husband one daughter. Mrs. Of. S. Piper of we icon ing. In. In. And four sons j. ,1. A1ii of sme Liport sheriff William aim non of of. And Robert ftni1 Allison of Home. Little Herzog boy taken to Hospital Leo. 7-year-old son of or. And . Leo Herzog of Mechanic Street who received a fractured leg in Accident recently treatments at the coasting is now receiving Bradford Hospital being taken to that institution sat urday. Tho fractured ends of the Bone had slipped by and Hospital surgeons have reset the break which due to its being located a Short distance by Low the hip is of a most serious nature. Trains. The d. H. And b. R. It p. Merger plan is to be submitted Arjan to interstate Commerce commission in the s a form which it is believed will be a winning p quintet when the locals meet the fast bus lines lease new garage five at the Region theater j. Johnston who recently closed and at the same time see n real steam laundry in tills lip rough. Has leased the Large tile constructed Wing c. Is giving the town a of building on Street to Tho if combination on the basketball s to Bradfo co. Company will h. S. Grid banquet a delightful event the annual banquet of the Smith its Fleet of Large motor is deserving of better support than storage of former frames have received. There busses. Will Bof is preliminary to night. A Couderc port next week the s. A. C. Has booked the fast cases add Coudersport team for a game at the legion theater next thursday night. Coudersport. Which won from the locals port High school football squad held when they played their of i at Canoe Placo inn port last thursday evening was enjoyable event. Forty one did ample comply shed hint trick Justice to the delicious Chicken dinner pet to even up accounts next we Ftp. The following Stuflc-ni.-player.? game on j w. Bouton at season in that town Amft time attended a most i is the Only combination has a up to you if you want the luxurious i now Potter co. Sheriff j awarded Tho cooled a to Wear on Smethport garage co. Force Chrysler Sedan or the Moliter radio or i when the new Potter county off their sweaters s. . T. Scott i to enjoy banquet tonight participate in the other grand awards. Class assumed of co last week Shiel b. I Longerford schoolmaster. Mcdermot. The Man Gomont of we think you do. Get into the j Sawyer of , former won known Jocoy. Clark. Studholme. Newm in. Garage co. Will term of my Ocean county argument court at the court the sex Smethport. Tuesday. J at this session Tho suit of Alice 1 . Sacking annulment and we think you do. Campaign today with Tho thought in mind to do More than just wish or better still bring your name to Tho salesmanship club Headquarters for further information. Prompt Atten Tion will he assured you. Remember hesitancy walks with faint Brno Steps. Smethport boy. Became sheriff. H1 to Izzir . Sullivan. .1. Petruti. Pet pioye., of that concern at a banquet at continued. Of n divorce it granted 1312 to permit her inheriting the estate of the late we. J. Who was years ago. San Niport Mcdougall of i Owis run. Entertain the pm murdered by Rob no several Smethport who rejoiced at his election manager Van Dyke. Usan Vrccl-nni1 ii Luton the Penn coff Shoppe this on wednesday judge Norton heard last november and who Are confident principal Stanley Bright of Smoth he will make a splendid official. Evening. Chase leaves this week for a coaches business visit to new York several divorce actions. P Tho interesting fact develops in the local Jurist will preside at port made an occupant of the connection with tonight s Happy event special session of argument court i toastmaster s chair for Tho evening that seventeen men arc on Tho payroll Morrow Friday. More and studholme of the big local establishment. A continued on last Page col. 3 sired Industry in itself. Subscribe for tha Domor Rai commissioners and ecu Lurly attractive High As j13.000 for Ono year although efforts have since been made to keep it at approximately Tai too per year. I be hem Iii in pm jul service after two weeks of wretched mail service a a result of t be Railroad which connects this town with the main line of the Buffalo Rochester 4 Pittsburgh Railroad at , reducing its service to one train each Way Dally local people Are become no impatient for the Post office depart ment to take action to relieve the present impossible situation to net upon the recommendation Maile postmaster b. W. Workley some Olnie ago that contract for carrying Tho mail be awarded to Tho local motor Hus Lino Between Smethport and it. Jewett. Tho Democrat understands Sev eral local concerns and private citizens have also acted upon their own Initia Tive and Havo communicated with lie postal department setting Mortti facts concerning the present Lack o service and urging favourable Neil in on Post ister Workley s re cuts for motor bus mail service which to la Hie town better mail in has enjoyed for the Postoff fee department moving with customary proof Siml Rte , has so far failed to act to a Lii a Trio present intolerable local if action is not a Clu fire of individual complaints to Wellington will be in order. . James quirk Connie cd to her Ilii Tho past is r Lus Ronij Vescont. Democrat want pm ii Lii

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