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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 13, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania Volume Xiv de Mouriat publishing co., inc. Publishers a. B. Oil co. Get Good Well at new City Smethport pa., thurs january 13, 1921 saturday the h. B. Oil company drilled in a Well on its lease near Rew City that 13 producing eight barrels of Oil per Day. This company is composed of men from Smethport and Vicinity and takes Ita name from Hyatt Brothers Oil Well contractors who Are among the stockholders. This company was formed a few Bucktail Defeated . The Bucktail Post american legion basketball team vanquished Duke Cen Ter in an interesting contest at the lyceum last Friday evening by the score of 23 to 15. The. Duke Center aggregation was made up of some husky players who put up a stiff exhibition but the locals who showed marked improvement in form since their last appearance had the game safely sewed up at All stages. Following is the line up and score Smethport Ball f Denning f Hull f Mcdermott c Bush g Engstrom Duke Center Carter f Wilcox f Blausser c Avi Cox g Wasson g years ago for the purpose of Purchas ing a lease of .48 acres near Rew City. At that time there were nine Oid Wells Ball 1, on the lease with a total production a Mcdermott 4, Bush 1, Denning 3. About one barrel per Day. The Price i Duko Center Carter 1, Wilcox 2, r. Paid for the property was Cash Wilcox l Wasson 3. Fouls Smethport 1, Duke Center 1. Smith. A preliminary game was played by the dynamite and tits fast local teams which resulted in the score of is to 10 in the dynamite favor. The attendance to the games so far while sufficient to expenses has been smaller than the splendid exhibition of basketball the locals have been putting up warrants. Bucktail and it has proved to to a Good invest ment. That territory is now in the flood and with Tho new Wells drilled now produces about 20 barrels of Oil per Day. V the company has a number of locations on the lease and new Wells will be drilled from time to time and As a fair producer a foregone conclusion in that District when a Well is drilled in it is evident that the ii. B. Oil company has a valuable holding. Appointed Highway superintendent Tho state Highway department has announced the appointment of c. W. Erisman As superintendent of the 16th. Highway District comprising the counties of Mckean Potter Cameron and Elk counties with Headquarters in Smethport succeeding m. A. Lynch who resigned two months ago. Following or. Lyrics s resignation or. Erisman who had been located at department Headquarters in Harris Ming was sent to Smethport to take charge of the local office temporarily his permanent appointment to position of District superintendent hav ing been announced just recently informs to Duke Center and played a return game with that team winning by the score 41 to 31. Next thursday january the locals will meet our old rivals the fast Bradford t. M. . Team at the lyceum. This promises to be one of the most hotly contested games of the sea Eon. Don t fail to be present. After county to fulfil its Road pledge Jav that can Nob do to better the Community these answers make your to the Smethport co am appoint committees president of the pointed die following commit Clu pointed. He following Democrat u Good roads for Mckean county bulls Mill Load. Change is Contemp the improvement of the connecting Ija. Ostrander ii. Be Mitch lines used at Linlau of Tho to my Sim in nil c. Pattuck. F a Fame machines will be used at lock factory the Democrat understands that links of the Smethport to Olean Road Between Eldred and state line in particular was the topic of discussion at the noon Day luncheon of the canopus club at the grand Central last thurs Day. Speakers on the occasion were e. W. Fitzgerald Secretary of the chamber of Commerce col. A. D. Burns president of the Mckean county Good roads ass n., and county commissions a. J. Bond and Joseph p. O Connor. From the discourse it developed that the county Lias approximately left from the Bone Issue to on the Alarice of the Road improvement. The previous b Oard of commissions pledged to connect up this stretch of Highway which was the third of the three approved routes of the county building program As soon As new York state would build to the state line from Portville. The first two approved Post is giving local enthusiasts a fast highways have been completed by the article of basketball and should been courage better in their efforts. Is Lune for the commissioners to on tuesday night the locals went Blacl lne North from Eldred to plans his resignation becoming effective the first of next month. Or Erisman intends to locate in Lancaster pa., where he will follow his profession of general Engi Neering. He has been a member of the engineering staff of the state Highway House blown up residence at Rixford completely Des troyed by mysterious investigation in Progress state line. It is expected that the state win improve the stretch Between Farmers Valley and Larabee within years giving a continuous stretch of improved Highway from Smethport to Eldred. The county commissioners failed to furnish any Assurance that the county would devote the remaining Road funds for the completion of the Eldred Morrisi to state line stretch stating that the i Kane during the p. Ability who has established a Day. The building was unoccupied at the time. Rixford people who examined the wreckage were of the opinion that dynamite had been used to destroy the House although for what reason car not be conjectured Edl or. Brown owner the building is id in new York and upon being advised is of the happening instructed a Friend to funds on hand would be inadequate to Complete the work. However the Contention of the local Road boosters is that with Tho Money available from Piid can Joe us toners have not decided. Meeting of the canopus club or. W. A. Ostrander of the Bull ills Road commit u reported thai committee had met with the Coulom missioners and that before Tho was Over a Resolution would be cd asking the state for a sur Moi e Eldred bulls Mills Road passing a Resolution pledging be of the Road Bond Funi 00 to be spent on the Eldred and the commissioners decline it stating they desired to Dis matter among themselves made Tho follow in o appointments for 1921. Itt Railroad Mori f. D. Gallup s. F. Reem . H. Huns.v.110. . Vey the. Bull de t cuss to lated in lie blowing the local window lass factory. Following the Organ Atlon of the trl state window Glass co consisting of a number of Factor is in Pennsylvania Ohio and West Irginia including the Smethport Fao Ory it was rumoured that american window Glass co. Blowing machines might replace Tho Duchamp blowing machines the patents which were controlled by the Smethport window report of farm Bureau. The annual report of the Moke an county farm Bureau will soon to in the hands the Farmers of the county on front cover is a photograph 0c Mckean county Farmers taken at. State College during last Farmers Rcok when forty four persons from Mckean county travelled Between 300 my 3go Miles to i Jet College and experimental station. The report contains several photographs of different lines of work taken up by Tho Farmers during Tho past year. Under head of livestock improve ill Lull a ment it is stated that thirty two head of purebred Holst tvs and Twenty one head of purebred Ayrshire wore 1m sorted into Tho county through Tho Fin Ancial Aid of the first National of Kono Firat National Bank Jit Allegany and Tho Glass lass it seems to be definitely settled that Iho Duchamp machines which to to been successfully operated at the local factory during Tho past twelve years will be retained. It in thought _ .1 Bank of Smethport. Grange National these possible features that several advantageous Oll dated blowing me resumed again. The a. Studholme a. Grossman. A g. Potter or. C. Inn 01 cattle started 29 now Hords. Their to Tel value wan two years ago the co operate Leo Bull club was incorporated in this Der the name of Tho first co opera Lye Ayrshire Bull club of America. Dur ing this year three now units have been added making in All at Tho present seven blocks two of which Are i Mckean county and five in Potter. I Sci Tuuu the the association. The past year s8 her in Rob treasurer or. Wade Stewart sep in i l get new armory. E. . F. A nil while exact number of reactor Aro f. And to coins Unity Dhere an Over s50 were but eight Wero found Electea to during lost the sheep and Wool to predict for him a career in his new Field of during his stay in Smethport or. J the matter. Erisman has made hosts of friends who regret his decision to locate else where his successor has not yet been designated by the Highway de ened at the court House in this Bor part Merit. Endeavor. I detective j. J. Allison is investigating much business at court. A Busy term of argument court con supt. C. O. Taylor retained. The county commissioners have an o. Iueli Bri Recotr As advocating Early action by the commissioners to. Improve this Road which sentiment is endorsed by Smethport residents in Gen eral and by residents of Eldred and intermediate Points. Completion of this Highway would put Smethport on the direct Highway Between Buffalo and Pittsburgh. Or. Fitzgerald assured his auditors that Olean boosters were putting for Ward every Effort to hasten the com. Cletion of new York state s end of the Job and that it was expected that that elate would take up the matter of the improvement of the stretch Between Portville and state line within two years time. County commissioner j. P. O Connor told where the Money derived from the Kane Jan. Ocso Tationa were growers Assoc on bounced Tho reappointment of c. As superin tredent of the Mckean county Home. The commission re Are convinced that or. Taylor is the right Nan in right place in this position a sentiment that is shared by All who Are acquainted with the efficient and humane manner in which or. Taylor and his estimable family have cared Lor Mckean county s indigent charges. Resport presiding in the absent judge Bouton. Twenty cases listed for argument among them being the Hane the Appeal of Mckean Brothers Buffalo Coal company Henry and Lucius h. Beers it Al trustees from assessments for the year 1919. Edmonds is. Protected Home Circle which was ordered to the complainant amount of life life insurance policy a last term of court the defendant company asked for a new trial. Wednesday As the Democrat Vorce cases de for trial. Fourteen cases Are list for Mckean county s announcement has also been Jade close judge Heck is hearing d of miss be mice Ter a list by of Smethport As a clerk at the com missioners office. Miss Terry is an efficient Young lady who has been pm stating that after All contracts have been carried out there will be left about a. J. Bond county commissioner i his talk assured or. Fitzgerald tha funds would be provided to build of part of the Eldred Portville Road the we were assured that new York stat would do its part. C. W. Erisman District Highway e Ginger assured the Assembly that the state Highway department were read to cooperate in every Way possible with the county in the improvement of Road under consideration. In court yesterday Chas. F. Hipchen Etc chem. For some time past at the Plant am Norman of the boys Magazine. Who pleaded guilty the commissioners have not yet an Presa company Benjamin Arthur Franklin of Bradford i resident pro Tern Frank e. Baldwin osterday were in conference with the adjutant general. A Bill will he in Oduces during the present providing for a one company Cost not less than session armory to receive medal Public demonstration will Mark presentation Howard Strong boy scout Winner of essay contest. There will be a Public meeting at he court House thursday evening an. 13, at o clock to which every Ody is invited for the purpose of pre enting to Howard. Strong of the local boy scouts a Bronze medal awarded o him by the National fire under its Jieu Largo number of plates of special in Terest and gave pros and cons on Many moot questions. After or. Koenig s address the meet ing adjourned to Trio nurses dining room where an attractive spread was provided by the Hospital superintendent miss Callender assisted by a corps of Dainty Sun Odny Herald. Rev. . Mack operated upon Rev M. Mack was unable to re turn from Rochester Y., for the services at the Baptist Church sunday As was expected on account of a min or surgical operation he underwent in that City. Or. And mrs. Will Boback for next sunday and a full attendance writers association for the second Best essay in the state of Pennsyl Vanla on the subject the presentation will be made by chief Henderson of the Bradford fire department. Bucktail Post american legion is acting in conjunction with the local Council of the Smethport troop of boy scouts in conducting this presentation. A program has been arranged As Fol desired to give them a Welcome. Last sunday William m. Rare spoke morning and evening at the Bap list Church and at the county jail in the afternoon in the absence of Rev. Insurance is just but Luc per Pound per year. The Wool has been graded properly into seven grades and will be offered for Sale when markets look Best. Three cooperative ram clubs Woro formed. Comprising 12 flocks. Increase in rape pasture shows Fin increase of 20.5 animal bringing 2o per Pound More than other lambs. Six potato spraying demonstrations Wero conducted with remarkable results. 3b potato clubs were organized with a membership of 201. Two calf clubs Wero organized. 27 boys and girls took part in the livestock judging contest at the fair. This is but a Brief summary of the Many lines of work during 1020, Tho Only limiting Factor in further a com los Ament is largely financial. In order o remove this hindrance Campaign s now on for 500 Norw farm Bureau members at each. Have the Money ready when the Folio Tor Calls. Mack. Tuesday evening of this week the col. A. A Burns president of the me Kean county Good roads association that the solution of bounced the other appointments for county positions to be filled. Appointed Park commissioner. Fred c. Olds former Well known manufacturer formerly of this Vicinity now located in Olean has been appointed Park commissioner of that City by mayor Willis z. Georgia him were sentenced to the Huntingdon reformatory for inter endive periods for Matory for inter Media period robberies in Bradford of confinement. Pointed out securing funds needed for constructing important county roads must to through another county Road Bond. E. W. Fitzgerald of Olean in a splendid address stated that the Olean peo ple were vitally interested in the Bishop Israel is dead. It was with deep sadness that Smith port residents received the tidings of the death of Bishop Rogers Israel of 1m invocation. Demonstration by. Boy scouts first Leader Emery Kohn scout Anthony Miller scout John Jones. Semaphore Rol Leader Ellwood Warner Patro deader Raymond Miller. Essat on fire senior patrol Leader Howard Strong presentation. Of. Bronze chief fire department Bra Ford pa., delegated by National v. C. T. U. Held their annual business meeting at the Church. The regular prayer meeting will be eld thursday evening at the Young people will hold their Ocial on. Friday evening it the Home of Mildred Mayo on water St. Next sunday morning services a pie were Zuany a movement of the Road under consider-11 under alters association Atton. He stated that new York could Jet build their part during 1321, would during the year 1922. But sex mayor Foster City is also of i in his remarks regarding accomplish the protestant episcopal of Commerce and which event occurred at his Home c1l former resident of this place so that Smethport and Vicinity has certainly contributed liberally to Olean s City government. N Erie at o clock monday Ravorn no Bishop Israel came to the Erie diocese from Scranton in 1910. Afer the death of his wife in 1916, he enlisted for overseas service with the Amer ican army and served several months in France. Funeral services will be held in Erie at o clock Friday similar organizations he said instead of paying bonuses to cure new industries develop that you have. The men of your town Are a greater Benefit than your industries. The War Bride Home mrs. Herbert Smith and children deserted by Soldier of Fortune Hus band arrive in England. Rev. Arthur Gregson has received a i letter from a brother of mrs. Herbert Smith stating that she and her two next sunday morning Aei Smitn stating us -10-30 sunday school at evening children have arrived Back in her old England safely. Service at body of another Bradford Soldier. C Home Wolverhampton England safely. In Tho letter Tho brother conveys the appreciation of Tho family for the 8 Kim mess rendered mrs. Smith h the Arthur Gregson. Benediction. Chairman of meeting to. F. Specht. Body of prot. Clarence Schor by no people of Crosby and Smith Man who made Tho supremo sacrifice port in Franco arrived at the Home of the Herr cart Smith daredevil Soldier of Fortune whose career has filled Many columns of newspaper space in this Section won his Bride while recovering from wounds received in Battle in 1896 was drafted i with Tho British army before 4 Isis was wounded in Argonne our entry into the War in an English 1 _ _ Forest nov. A 1918 and die Hospital 61 nov. 17th, 1918. In Franco arrived at the Home of the parents or. And mrs. Adolph Schor Man of Bradford and was buried with military honors in that City monday was born in Duke of Terao Oiw acetone factory shuts Down the East Smethport acetone factory one of the largest in the United states which has Beer in continuous opera monday. I plan so that you can keep the boys and 03t doubled High i of in plan so thai you Cun . Most girls who graduate from your High school with you instead of leaving for months prohibition in new York. New York Jan. In new York City during the four months from August 1st to december 1st increased almost 100 per cent or Al j As compared with the Tho corresponding four Siplo. The comparison is Seo Hallstrom Bros. Adv. For Saur Flay Dollar Day bargains. Adv it Minous the based on the records of the five Muni he urged that the canopus club and i Hosp Taib Bellevue and its Al opt a program in the following hospitals the Harlem Gouverneu r Sand Fordham hospitals and the King each member answer the Fol county Hospital. T a Anthracite Coal Supply to answer her he sect port con saturday is Lollar Day at in cads for the next 150 years Ami inti Flo w in Bros hardware. The Young Man enter april 3, 4, Isis was wounded in Argonne our entry Forest nov. G. 1918 and died at base Hospital. He had been mentioned for cons Iciola bravery and was a popular figure and Tho refined and charming auditors Start work. A English girl consented to share his Tho Board of Mckean county Audi lot following the armistice the Cou tors started the work of auditing theople came to the United states and 10 accounts of Mckean county for the Smith s boyhood fiscal year just closed at the court House this Borough last week. Bers of the Board Are a. A. Abbey w. G. Gifford and f. A. Burdick. Rated Home for rent. Three furnished rooms in quire 202 water St. At Crosby Smith s boyhood to them were born two Chil and Arthur Sterling. Yew months ago Smith forsook his 1c" Jun Nia wife and babes and has not been heard from since. Through the activities of Tho red Cross and others the county and Bath commissioners Wero interested in the adv 2t. Cense and transportation was provided of mrs. Smith and children Back to

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