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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 19, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania The debt rat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Mckean Democrat the Democrat covers the entire news Field of Mckean. It Wirra to be your paper. Volume 46. Co inc. Smethport pa., thursday Januario 1922. Per year. No. 3. Will be manufactured by the Backus Novelty co Busi Ness is on the increase renewed activity at the Plant of the Backus Novelty company is in Prospect As the result of a visit to new York City by president Backus of the concern. Or. Backus returned Home last thursday with assurances of in creased business for the splendid local Industry. In addition to manufacturing the Backus Check Locking system for Coats hats and umbrellas and the Backus Utility automobile lock the company will soon Start the manufacture of another article which should prove a big National seller. J. Clayton Backus is perfecting new indoor Golf game which promises add another Winner to his Long airing of mechanical successes now being manufactured by the Backus Novelty co. It is a Clever device and Small 11 inches wide and 27 inches Long. On the front end is a space 9 inches Square covered with Long Fibre Cocoa Mats dyed grass Green to represent the Green plot. The Ball is teed on the end of the Green plot. On the rear end of the top of the machine Are 4 indicators. One indicates whether the Ball is tap Ped soft medium or hard. Another indicator shows if players have struck the ground first before hitting the Ball and How Many inches to the rear of the Ball player struck the ground. A third indicator shows whether one nosed or hooked the Ball and How Many degrees away from the straight line. The fourth indicator shows How far the Ball would have woman s tears moved he judge William Moore mention of whose arrest in Rochester was made in the Democrat recently has a valuable asset in a wife and Jive children who Are Able to turn on the tears most any time they want to. Her tears very near secured her Hus band s Freedom in Rochester. However to is still in Durance vile there and sheriff j. F. Robinson armed with the necessary papers from Harrisburg left yesterday for Albany where he will Complete Iho arrangements for the extradition of Moore Back to Mckean county. Moore who was arrested on a charge of passing worthless checks in Eldred and Bradford pleaded guilty to nine of ten indictments found against him. While a prisoner at the county jail in snot port to gained his Freedom last May by overpowering the Matron of the jail and dashing for Freedom acc Oman led by another prisoner. Sheriff j. F. Robinson has been close on the Trail of the fugitive and Nis arrest in Roch Ester occurred when he was recognized on the Street by a Pennsylvania rail Road detective. During his incarceration in the local prison mrs. Moore and her numerous progeny were frequent Smethport visitors and her pitiful tale of woo attracted much sympathy. She claimed that Moore was Good to her and was a splendid provider. However it developed that he lavished the Money he realized from his worthless Check transactions on another woman and not his wife. Furthermore the local authorities claim that they offered the wife and children Aid but the Mother refused such assistance. It the wife and children joined Moore in Rochester some time ago and since the husband s arrest continued on pages col. 1 a Mulley cow on disarmament. I m the Only one within the Herd without a single Horn. When fed together in the Field i m driven from my Corn. Their horns Are Sharp and Pierce me thru unless 1 keep away for they Don t mind my simple butt and so they eat the Hay. They say i m thinner than the rest i guess they All know Why they know i have no fighting tools their Sharp horns to defy. It hardly seems the proper thing that i am made to share my lot among the other Herd with horns Over Bear. If i am made to take my place with such a slight defense then Why not others All Dehorn and fighting tools dispense. D. Ware. High school Field Day at the fair Pennsylvania divorces Are easy says judge Bouton Mckean county has largest Forest area. Harrisburg pa., Jan. The Bradford Era of saturday gives lature also provided for county courts a a Retsuk of a visit to Bradford last saturday by k. W. Hilton and t. F. Representing Iho directors of the Mckean county fair Assoc la. Lion this Borough and who appeared before the meeting of the superintendents and principals of Mckenn county schools in that City saturday after noon a Resolution was adopted favor ing a county High school athletic Field Day at Tho fair grounds Sinel port on Friday of next fair week incl tentative plans for the eve were discussed. A number years ago the county High school track meet was a regular riday feature for fair week and not stimulated Public interest in High school athletics but was a great draw card. Its return will be welcomed the fair patrons As it is a popular eat Iive. Other business before the meeting of Duca tora was the plan of adopting a new course of study for Mckean coun y schools which will be acted upon at meeting in March. Following is the Secretary s report f saturday s meeting a meeting of Tho superintendents and super losing principals of the my can county schools convened in Tho Bradford City High school building saturday morning january 14, 1322. The object of the meeting was two old namely that of making suitable arrangements for a Field Day meet and o discuss the advisability of compiling a new county course of study. Those in attendance were county superintendent c. W. As the following report of an address delivered by judge j. W. Bouton of sine to port. In that City Friday night Ana which is attracting wide spread Atten ton judge Joseph w. Bouton made a Lucid and instructive address on the Pennsylvania at an open in the larger counties such As Allegheny to help dispose of the great vol ume of work that otherwise would fall on the court of common judge Bouton briefly outlined the jurisdiction of the various courts be ginning at the top of the judicial Struc Ture with the supreme court const meeting of the league of women Vot a Uteri of seven justices elected for 2 years each with the oldest member in Distant county superintendent Leroy Black Smethport James of butter Worth and George k. Schilling Brad Ford City schools William Brownel and Stanley Bright Smethport Bor Ough schools k. S. Dewey Kane Bor Ough schools r. P. Earnhardt it Jowett Borough schools c. J. Alder Fer. Port Allegany Borough schools c a. Feit Wetmore township schools Anc j. L. Hunaman Foster. Townsl schoo s. Affected of the gone had not been attached to a by the Pennsylvania depart ment of forestry show that there Are Dit Oil to. Its appellate jurisdiction 2 writs of Hareas Corpus in having a larger percentage of continued on pages col. 2, just As easy to get a Man amuses upon inferior the Highway office. The i Tii District Highway office in this Borough which directly of at least 100 residents of since Pori is now Are sex Parte actions. Men Are responsible for this particulars jurisdiction is not sex cons the building have been Vave being shared by lower courts. Rated and most of the staff have Graceful state of affairs in of the Superior court Jud a sorted to now Fields of labor. Now you women have said was constituted by act of legis lature. Purely is an appellate Tho Opportunity to Force a Reform Clear fled. Centre Lycoming Clinton. Our divorce Laws. The men have fail without original jurisdiction. And Elk located in de in this respect and t Hope the worn Sellate Powers extend to All civil cases assistant Engineer. In will do better. Judge Bouton s description exceed j1.50u, and to All criminal i except murder. Ident Engineer c. H appeals May be Tak Structure of Pennsylvania s i. F act 011 irom Lyle Superior court to the us was Brief but comprehensive. He began acres and Philadel the 1 preme court when the latter who have been transferred by Haming the courts created by phia county has acres. Headquarters of the the Superior court the supreme court consists of seven courts of common "5 be Smith prom the site of the department left for their new courts of Oyer and Ter Miner courts former factory. Presiding judge. Of Quarter sessions orphans courts the state s Forest Ana magistrates courts. Farm acres state court of common pleas. Court of Oyer forests 1.126.236 acres and outside of in addition to creating these courts farm woodlots and state forests s7s.-i1s acres. Judge Bouton the Constitution session Over nil of which lie presides authorizes the legislature to constr As Pic silent of this judicial Dis tute Surh o her courts May be acc. Protectors explain procedure of making arrests and Colleg Tinq fines Carl Benson of Jit. Jewett Mckean county s efficient Stato Gamo protector was n visitor at Tho Democrat Osco saturday explaining features of the game enforcement Law defending Ita Workings in answer to Tho letter from a Bradford sportsman who advanced the argument that Tho method of collecting fines in Tho Woods by gome protectors from violators would nut stand contest and alleging that this method of paying fines saving often. Dero from publicity has a hush Raon y Tho Bradford correspond ent to the Democrat maintains by Fine must to paid in Tho presence f a Justice of Tho peace or a notary Ulilla. Or. Benson explained that lie written receipt Gumo protectors Iven violators on payment of Fine is signed by both the Gamo protector and he offender. The stub of the receipt Vilch is returned to Tho state game of Masslon is a signed confession of built by the game Law violator. Or Benson maintains that the pros on i ays pm could not be improved upon for Eason that to bring every game Law out of the Woods before n jus ice would not Only hamper the work of enforcing the game Laws during the Tisy season but would Ijo a great sex enc to the Commonwealth instead. Of occur lug a written confession and Layment of Fine for transgressions it would be necessary to a mileage expense 10 cents a mile for travel and to go to the add expense of a Law suit. Travelling game protector . Hogarth was a caller Democrat of fice tuesday and gave further inf Bra pc than it is in . The traced the Rumor far enough i that no foundation of generosity. Knife Cati Ioc orphans Home Cass become overcrowded and under Way to erect a handsome Home adequate to anticipate All future requirements of the human tar work of love being carried on. The being raised throughout the quota of St. Eliza. Fps if. Parish Smethport was a committee of fourteen members met Rev. For. Pin Hue monday night Jess try. The court of state wide Ai the methodist episcopal Parson t jurisdiction created by the legislature. S the Superior court which was form age tuesday afternoon at o clock Means of raising the local i and the matter went no further for those fourteen big hearted citizens and there not Only subs Cri the full quota but j200 additional Over. Jiff Al will be forwarded to the Home fund. Plant shots Down. 5k. The1 Large factory of the Norwich l company at East Smethport saturday for an indefinite this Industry employed lev. Arthur Gregson solemnized the marriage of miss Mildred Mayo popu Lar Semi report Young lady and prof. C. A. Henderson of Carnegie a. The wedding was quiet. Prof. Henderson is a go Teci Young Mui icing a master of the piano and pipe Organ. Lie has up to now been connected with the Western Pennsyl Vania inst Tuc for the Blind. Miss Mayo attended the same institution. Or. And mrs. Henderson Are taking up their residence at 107 water Street this place and prof. Henderson willed to lighten die Burden of appeals taken to. The supreme court. The legis Start a piano studio being tuner. Expert poultry show both of As wonderful exhibits. Reading the everyone likes to read the Pic realizing this desire of the Reading Public the Democrat has arranged for ,1 regular ser vice which will enable us to print a Page of timely news Pic Tures each week. This weekly news pictorial service will be found in no other paper in this full aside from the Democrat. Look for the pictures regularly on paste i. The court of common pit As he Salt a civil court if original jurisdiction the court of Over and continued on Page 2, col. 1. Bucktail will have club Post american legion has arranged to rent the quarters on the second floor of the Brownell building vacated this week by the 16th dist. State High Way office. The veterans plan to convert the second floor into a. Meeting Hall and club rooms. It is expected that the Post will move into its new quarters next month. Permanent cozy Home for the veterans organization. Since its organization three years ago Bucktail Post has used the Hoso House As a meeting place. It is the Only legion Post in the county not having a permanent Home. The new Home provide a meeting place for the ladies auxiliary. Sometime next month the members District Engineer l. P. Bulley left Headquarters of District 10, where he has been trans assistant Engineer c. L. Lorah res Carlson. Inspectors l. A. Fuller m. M. Tuohy to Erie loth District of county is now a Ikirt labors this week. These gentlemen will return to Smith port soon and will remain for some time to finish the work incidental to up the Fina affairs of the department Here. craftsman f. G. Fleming craftsman James in Ubbard and f. O. Wood have re ported to Bellefonte of do strict no. 1. Russel Hung Fri to assistant inspector has reported to new labors in disc. N o. 10 of which Wellsboro is Headquarters. Two surveying corps under chiefs w. A. Stevens and d. L. Are Mak ing surveys of the Warren Moore construction co s jobs Here preliminary to final settlement by the state for the work. These quarters Are splendidly adapt a of Bucktail Post Are piano in on hold. I for the purpose which the veterans ing a smoker with wrestling and Box will put them to. They will form a in bouts. A perfect Dairy Herd. The e local veterinarian representing the to. S. Department of agriculture has just completed the inspection of the Herd of Holstein at Holmes Jfe ill Foltan s Roy Alba farm Neir this will meet with the travellers club. The sme port club has invited the members of ail other local womens1 civic organization to a joint meeting to be held at their club House Survey of line Highway. F. E. Winter of the state Highway department Harrisburg is expected to arrive in Sec Luport this week and with Engineer c. L. Lorah will make a preliminary inspection of the proposed improved Highway from Eldred to Stato line which will undoubtedly be Ibert next Sprng from present Assur Crawford Adams Here saturday no Dot. The Date of Tho Crawford and am a concert company engagement will to next saturday night Jan. 21, at Trie. Lyceum. This is a regular at traction but tickets have been placed at solicitors Are now Selling them about town. This is the third number on the entertainment course of Bucktail Post american legion and partly due to the fact that tile veterans Are already fac. Ing n financial loss As a result of their efforts to provide an entertainment course in Smethport this Winter and principally due to the fact that it would be a disgrace to have an artist of or. Adams calibre appear before empty seats in Especial Effort is be ing made to dispose of the tickets for this entertainment. The Sale is in charge of the ladles of the ladles aus Ellary of Bucktail Post. An Effort was made to have the Date of the Craw Ford Adams entertainment set for a later Date but word was received from the White entertainment Bureau Tho latter part of last week that the Date must be next saturday. Crawford Adams is one of America s most promising Young violinists Whoso Are designed to please every one possessing a love for music. To supported by a Clever company of entertainers. Every place Tho attraction has appeared it has captivated its audiences and the management is bes Elered wih offers for return dates. It was by rarest Good Fortune that or. Adams could be booked for a local appearance. To appeared in Bradford last Winter and created a sensation. Those who have been attending the Bucktail entertainments Are unanimously of Tho opinion that it is the Best entertainment course Ever presented in Smethport. The Bucktail Mem Bers absolutely guarantee that Craw fora a Tams will prove the Best num Ber of the course. Hear him. Borough. The Herd passed n perfect next saturday afternoon. A special test not a tubercular reactor being i program will be presented on this be found among the co Odd head. This i Capion. Is the first perfect official test of j Entile recorded in this Section of the i United states. Smethport girls Defeated. The Sheffield ii. S. Girls and Smith port h. S. Girls basketball Tennis met the lyceum last Friday evening the visitors winning by a score of 4 to 3. Defeated at basketball. Last thursday night the cupids basketball five journeyed to Coudersport and were Defeated in a game with the team of that town by the score of 29 to 19. Saturday night the cupids played Duke Center in the latter town and were Defeated by a score of 33 to 16. The Duke Center line up was strength ened by Hull who As been a the Democrat. Six month s i red the Democrat. Six month s Pil in of. Strength to the cupids but subscription costs Only Ujj. I Piik script Lon Only is. Who is now located in Duke

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