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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 13, 1927, Smethport, PennsylvaniaVolume 52. i a Lishing go., inc. In Tissell Leno Liiv Kui toil Smethport pa., thursday january 13, 1927. Per yeah. No. Ross of Bradford Low bidder on to Smethport is slogan the contract for building the now paved Highway 8.6 Miles in length Between Detolla and Simpson in the nearby Oil Fields which will connect the if utter town and Bradford was on monday awarded by the state High Way department to Fred Ross Brad Ford contractor Low bidder for the Job. Or. Ross bid was this will enable or. Ross to Grain an Early Start on the important Job in Tho Spring insuring completion of the Road next summer. Local Road boosters now believe that Are splendid for the letting of further contracts for the Extension of the paved Highway from Simpson to Ormsby and Down the Hill to port next summer. This Extension authorized by the. Omnibus Bill passed by the last legislature. Paved Highway connection with the Rich nearby Hilltop Oil Region will much to Smethport business internets. Besides Many local residents who employed in Tho nearby Oil Field will be enabled to journey to and from work daily. Bids for the Simpson Road which is feet in length in poster acid Keating. Townships and which Calls for a Standard Cement Road 1c feet wide were opened in Harrisburg last bids were As Fred .7. Irwin e. Charles Art Whaley old offender Given life prison term Art Tcha Leyy an old offender in this county whose specially is passing worthless checks was sentenced to a life prison term by judge Black of Cattaraugus county n. Y., under the new Baumes Law in new York state which prescribes the life term for repeated criminal offenders. Whaley who lives at Hinsdale and who at one time resided in the Smith port Vicinity was convicted of larceny in court at Little Vailey. This was h.ui1e icum hot ill Lallum passenger service to John Sonburg is abandoned by a now time schedule a Titch went into effect on Folie local dormant Diane of the Pennsylvania Railroad monday sweeping changes were Amdo the local service. Time of All passenger trains in chunked the passenger service Between Clermont and Joel Isonburg is abandoned and the passenger Trajn Crew which was formerly at East Smethport is moved to. Clermont. Traina leave town morning and tie up there for the night. In Many respects the now time ibo works to Tho advantage of Smethport is it permits residents of the potato Creek Region and Tho dormant Vicinity to come to be in the morning and return at night. The Democrat understands that under the former time schedule most of this Trade was compelled to go to . Under the new time schedule the passenger train combines features of y. Local freight but the same ser vice while slower connecting Smith port with the main line of the p. R. R. At in Rabee 13 trains Anil. Tho time schedule is leave Smith port for Larabie at n. M. For Lermont at a. M. For Larabee at p. M. For Clermont at p. M. On the line Between Clemions and Johnsonburg a local freight service will he operated once or a week As conditions demand. This Section of is owned by private parties and has been the p. H. R. For Many years past. Repeated efforts have been Mads by the Railroad company to buy the line ent arrangement with the owners of this Section of track that resulted in the abandonment of the Dally Passen Ger service Between Smeu Isert and Jphnson Urff. 5. A. game to night the s. A. C. Quintet of cagers is fast hitting a winning stride under the captaincy of Tommie Thompson and Promise the growing army or fans a real contest tonight when they take on the crack Olenn All Penn at the legion lyceum court. Olenn is regarded As one of Itlie fast his fourth Ortense before that tribunal jest basketball combinations in this Sec and the sentence was tha first of the country and the locals feel the Baumes Law in Cattaraugus coun Tupy a re due to hit the Winn ing Streak with which they have been Muniu major Jones still maintains daughter was murdered no developments of importance Lave occurred in the Case of Gwendo in Jones Beautiful Young Buffalo sir who shot and killed Hei self at the resort of Alice Gray in Bradford thursday. Dec. 30. Following the official verdict of suicide major h a. Jones of Buffalo worker and father of the swirl vigorously disagreed with the cardio to and coming to by Adford threat Ned to sue the City for dam Ages because a member of the City olice failed to report the Carl Oberg a member of the Bradford police Force was calling at the Louse the Jones girl shot Hor Solf with a .32 calibre revolver Evi Dently from despondency. A committee of Bradford which came to Smethport and inter viewed District attorney Potter last Veek returned Home satisfied that no other verdict than suicide could have Boon returned in the premises. Meanwhile while not departing rom the suicide verdict county de tech Leo j. J. Allison of Smethport and Xiv. J. Healey Burns detective opera Tive of Buffalo been forking dlr gently on the Case looking up Sev eral men Wiio were identified with the hectic life of the Jonea woman but not with any idea of linking them with her death and what they have found to Date strengthens the belief of. The. Authorities that. The Deatti of the Jones Girt was a Clear Case of Sui Ranier pleads guilt Geis year judge Bouton sentences four prisoners this week no before Sudiro j. ton sitting at a term of Mckean county argument court at Tho court House Rhos Borough tuesday Louis j. Tan Ner Well known local Young Man who was arrested in Bradford recently on a charge of forgery pleaded guilty. Or. Tanner who was arrested at the instance of the Dresser mfg. Co. Of Bradford by whom to was employed in an important clerical capacity was Alj Ogert to have padded the company s payroll misappropriating in tills Man Ner Over judge Bouton deferred the passing Loo efforts to Check pest in this Section futile Chicago Jan. In amor.-, Lea s great Corn Belt Indiana to the Rockies Are troubled Over the Advance of the european Corn Borov which has Nevii Efti Poi naj inuit Iii other Eastern states. Reports that the destructive worm has pushed West of sentence until the next term As Flor is , mich., have criminal court releasing j to prisoner a cd to conferences Between farm Era and county agents to Deviso some effective defense against the pest. Among the proposals Al Clidy made to i local Young men were Only slightly injured Lii to Tiitu Mijc a it moving Shawmut train last Friday evening John comes and Mil ton . Well known Loc in Young men miraculously escaped with minor injuries but the automobile in a lilt they were Riding a Ford roadster by Long Flag to the former wus badly Dant aged. The Accident occurred Tho Shaw my t Grade a Ossing on Tho Highway below coi a Viii. The Young men Onro Uto to port Al legacy to witness a basketball Gume air Tho train but woo do Cohen by Trio lights of the Loco nil e ind thou on his own recognizance until that time. Hard sentence for sea Grin when John sea Grin proprietor of a notorious resort near m Jewett widely known As the Goose appeared before lie court yesterday and pleaded guilty a charge of violation of hi1 liquor Laws to stinging reprimand by was Given a the court for Tho reputation for degeneracy his establishment and dealings have sen Grin was sentenced to a Fine of and Servo a term of one year in the Allegheny county workhouse. So Apriki was arrest my following a on his place by county detective Vulfson last summer during which liquor was found. Although the charge against the Man wa.3 violation of the liquor Laws it is understood that other and More serious charges could have been pressed. At the term of. Erir final court month sea Grin jumped bail but after being at Liberty Only a few weeks was recaptured so port Allegany youths paroled Liselle. Crane. .th.03 Springer and Robert cutting Allegany Yountis to. On Whaley s last appearance before the Mckean county court in Smith port several years ago he was released the Board of directors is As Fol on parole which he broke. Prior to that he had served a prison term from this Valley Oil refinery starts operations one of the six stills of the new lubricating Oil refinery at Tho Plant of the Mckean county refining co. At nearby Farmers Valley was placed in opera Tion yesterday. The remaining stills will be placed in operation from time to time As completed and it is expected that the Plant will be running full capacity in two months time. The new Plant built at a tremendous outlay of Mone is pronounced by experts to be one of the finest and Complete in the entire country. Building operation have been in pro Greas since Midsummer. When completed the Plant will of play a working Force of sixty hands flirting but which the caprices of Luck have thus far forbidden them Are confident that they will be victorious in tonight s encounter. Lost to Eldred by narrow score saturday night the s. A. C. Five played ridged on that town s court acid after leading in the scoring throughout most of the game a crave out in the latter period of play by the fast Eldred quintet by a score of 36 to 25. The locals complained that Unwar ranted penalties imposed by the Eldred referee deprived them of Chance of Vic tory. Former Smethport woman figures in Days news the new York Mirror of lost Friday contained a Large likeness of mrs. Mildred in ten. Formerly of smolt port now working As a. Model in the Metropolis in connection with a police court incident in which the former local Beauty figured. Mrs. Matten s automobile struck a policeman in Jersey City fracturing the Ompir s leg. At the which followed Tho Model was released on probation. Mrs. Matten is the widow of Chester and will double the Rizo of the refinery a. Matten. A chemist who died from which up to last summer Only manufactured a High Grade of gasoline. Chemical Industry booming the Wood chemical Industry of this Section is enjoying an unprecedented Era of Prosperity it the present time. Much Wood is being Cut locally and plants at East Smethport Crosby Marvindale and Coryville Are running full blast. Injuries received in the list which wrecked the fast Smethport one tory four years ago. Kirk to a Bradford Over so expressed her the letter written to the Man whom the dead woman is said to have been infatuated brought Soven of criticism from major ii. B. Jones of but father of the dead girl who immediately disputed District attorney Potter s Contention that this lot Ter was indicative of a suicidal intention on the part of his daughter and he sent the following Telegram to or. Potter who has full charge of the in a letter released by 5-011 to the preys and published in the Buffalo a get it had Iho Boror Are a fed appropriation and a fifty mlle quarantine Belt around Trio infested Region. The Borer has done much damage in Tho last two or the Roo years on both sides of the lakes in Ontario and Sirlo a pylons. In this country the districts hit hardest Are Western now York nor thou Pennsylvania. Ohio and Southern Michigan. In those regions the quarantine method has already Boon tried but on a smaller scale. Motorists Are familiar waving lanterns that Force Hasty applications of brakes at night along roads leading from a infested county to one free from Tho pest. State and Federal agents in these a Atea have halted millions of Auto mobiles in the attempt to prevent the Westward spread of the Borer but its appearance in regions beyond the quarantine indicate the method 4s in effectual. Grave d anger faces the f armours o f the paroled by judge Jiosi itch to the c Tody Elton Ilo Den Well known port Allegany Man. In court yesterday judge Bouton heard a. Number of divorce cases. It. Jewett Glass factory suspends Kane Republican Jan. 7. The. Fac tory of the interstate window class company at Jewett ceased operations for cold repairs at four o clock this afternoon. At that time the last pers in regard to the Jones tragedy shift of finished work not is construed wrong Ray by you you to return for several months Stato that it strengthens the suicide of Licals at the Plant in it. A Wott theory. of the lower reads a today stated that it would be impose am keeping the gift it is the Only re Isible to say when the factory will remembrance i will have of you Pray Tell us or. Potter what material gift a dead woman keep sumo operations and that Depp arts on Many of the men will be Tempora in this City. Since the above was placed in tha Democrat learns that there Rumor afloat to the effect that the shut Down of the it. Factory which for remembrance of a Lover and Varlly employed in other industries and who is the married Man involved Are you afraid to lot the Public in on the secret. I insist sir that you. A sworn officer of the Law. Must not suppress any evidence at this time nor with hold the names of any patrons of ache Jray signed major h. B. when District attorney poster received the Telegram he threw it into the waste paper Basket having no in Tention of answering it. He said that if major Jones had any Concrete Evl Dence to offer which showed that his daughter was killed. He should present it but that he. Tho District attorney does not intend to carry on ony argument or controversy with Tho Buffalo Man in Tho papers. Tho Tele born might do More damage Boll Weevil did in its raids on in South for this Region is Tho Center of Tho nation s Corn and pork p ton and of the Dairy Industry. This Westward Advance of the com born is consequently of great import o Tho nation at Large. The Borer in a non quota immigrant rom East Central Europe. Although t Lias done much damage in Europe his has been lessened by flip fact that armours Here use every scrap of stalk Ince Limos in stalks and tub Lile through the Winter even Houg i the ten Jiei attire drops to -10 Olow. If. Will be More difficult to pre its spread and consequent Dain pre in this country where much of the stalk is left standing. Warm Wathor finds the Borer Busy laying eggs which Hatch into Moths Able to Fly Twenty Miles further into within a few feet of Hie Ohn comes Olio was por the cars moving Over thet Crosa in. Vie applied his brakes but the a skidded on the icy pavement and Letl lilo ways Magninat the airs both of the car wore Irown out Engstrom recoding a Collar Bogia awful comes lit on the face. The automobile tossed by Tho care As almost completely wrecked c. Dickinson last Bucktail is dead a Charles w. Dickinson Tho last local Lur Velvor of that onco Large body of Gallant men who formed Tho nucleus f the famous civil War Buo Taits and on esteemed citizen of Thea Community Trio itome of his t Merle Dickinson of tuesday evening Jan. Lith. Dlo Kinton had been in. Falling Otz penned years be ing gravely placated ago Vfletv-3-iai2 in infested territory. Eating is it goes the Borer Burrows up the stalk until some will work in the Glass factories the Corn Breaks and Falls Over before the ears have ripened. Sometimes it even devours lie ears themselves Type although no effectual remedy a found it bus been discovered the. A Raf Lite focus the Boror. In of Teml. Though the beat remedy came without warning was caused Cut who Corn a pronounced drop in the Glass no to Dmytr and Fiat prospects for the Plant to cup not or put suming Poponi tons if it Ever does where the Lar or Moat Uncort Aln. Douglas Heads new Coleville Oil corporation year. Such remedy would be More difficult in the Corn Belt in the Rej Rlyons Bradford Jan Pur cruisers of Moro diversified farming. Of the lesser Cohn Oil pro potty at Colville met and organized the Esther Oil corporation choosing these Wolfi j Milroy chief of a i. Published in in Buffalo paper. Vice president a. B. Cohn fit spam sent by Jones to or. Potter a. Douglas president James the former s written by his daughter. The will build houses at of Kane second vice president a m. Brooder and . I the Smoth Nort tire depart Enji. Hold James j. Shea was named Foreman of its annual election of officers at a Reg ular Moc Tang last thursday evening in the Borough building. Forty the lease. A. J. Douglas and Farmers Valley is report or. Evans of this City a. B. Cohn of Bimbo Marsh Brothers Fai mors Valley Kane. Merchants have purchased from Creek Soule. Or. The latter s residence prop Simpson were Chr sen directors Orty adjoining Ihler store at the Val the new corporation plans to tens vely develop its lease one of the Rumor has it that Tho Well known j most valuable properties in Tho local business men contemplate Tho erection j Field and expects to Drill a number of several dwelling houses on Wells in Tho near future. The in use newly car Jurod property to Maccomo i consists of 174 acres. The office of the h. Curtis of were or bronc. And Edward j. Conwell of following Are the officers Nome Talent play to be produced families of workers at tie will to 111 main Tho Benefit of St Joseph s Guild at tin Colln v refining co s Plant. Pro to Allegany auditorium feb. 24 and i i out of town stockholders Tho me oils yesterday included a. 25, 1d27. Pro diced by John Roq Erb co. Cooked food Sale at it Arys . Cohn and James Turley of vant. Bernard Shay and i hard Fostoria Ohio adv 2-tf watch for it. Urday Jan. 15, at o clock. Bene fit Honor Slont Camp Firo girls. Adl of ii. Bim or. Vice Bacon. Milroy. Treasurer Mccoy. 1 year quirk. Kim a set. Second asat. E. Third asst. Baler. Foint n asst. Ii. Stark. At the Brad last fall returned to the Home of his son Here where received tender Loving care until Trio end. Or. Dickinson was born in a Norwich township Mckean county Kolomber 10, 1842, being the son of Edward and Roxy comes Dickinson Olio wire among the Early of this coun y. Of such rugged Pioneer Stock it was annul that the subject of this sketch ook readily in youth to the vast wilderness which covered Tho Region of his birth. He became one Sylvn la s most noted big game Hunt ers. Col. Honry Shoemaker Pennsyl v Vanton s noted historian has immortal in several delightful books for Many years or. Dickinson up to his re Taro Mont was caretaker of the vast but erf Iehl Timber tract on potato Creek near Smethport. When the great civil War occurred or. Dickinson was one of first to respond to general Kane s Cau. For crack riflemen volunteers to form he served for several months seeing strenuous service when he was discharged by reason at physical disability. I the records show that or. Dickinson was the Only living member of the famous Pennsylvania Bucktail residing in Mckean county and it is thought in the whole of Pennsylvania. Or. Dickinson was a delightful companionable Man of scholarly at Tali Nants who retained a Keri mind Given to absorbing Feminis Checos of Early Pioneer Days and virile views on timely topics up to the very last. Everyone know daddy Dick and loved and respected him. On n of Ember 18th, 1873, or. Mick Inson was married to Estella in not son. Five children were born to them and survive As follows mrs. Lena Kyre Buffalo mrs. Carrie d. Marks Concord. Mass. C. B. Dickinson l. H. Dickinson and m. E. Dickinson All of Smethport. Funeral services will be conducted at Tho residence of Merle Dickinson Friday afternoon at o clock tiie Rev. W. R. Van Dyke of St. Luke f episcopal officiating. Inter ment will be in Toloso. Hill cemetery. And sirs. Geo. Sparks of my. Jewett Well known in Smethport have left for Ravenna Ohio to spend the after the business session delirious balance of the Winter refreshments wore served by a can Muttee of the members. Try Democrat Job printing

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