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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 20, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean volume Xiv demo Fiat in Nishino com inc. Publishers Smethport pa., thursday Jan uary 20, 1921. Per year. No. 3 lots of land right Here in of Devi Kean. Land hungry people All Over the country should their attention to Mckean county where Large tracts can ,3 be purchased for a Purcha j full operation it to ill place Clermont on Rushing repairs at Clermont to tile factory and com Pany now running three fourths Normal. County detective a. Allison in forms the Democrat that the extensive work of making improvements to Tho Clermont tile factory recently Pur chased by the International Clay pro ducts company is being rushed to Early completion. When Tho Plant is in Sera will not have to to extra Good vocalists if Tho present taxable valuation of unseated land is enforced. In the Appeal cases from the assess ment of wll lands which were continued last week after gome witnesses had examined because of the absence of other material witnesses some interesting land facts were brought out to notably concerning the tract of acres in Norwich township known As the Butterfield lands which is part of a Large estate owned by English people. The taxes on this tract under the valuation of 13 per acre would amount to something like per year my re Money than could possibly be obtained by Sale of the whole tract according to the opinions of people familiar with i s Topography. It would make a Fine Hunting pre serve for sportsmen willing to the taxes and protect the game but is useless for agricultural purposes. How Ever it is real estate and a Grea Opportunity for one who has a Han Kering to become a landed proprietor1 and is willing to the taxes. Another incident brought out was o a Man who bought 470 acres of will land for and now finds Himsel confronted with about per Yea taxes. There Are hundreds of thousands o acres of such land in the country Usu ally with the Oil Gas and Miner to parties other than the the Induc irial mop once More. In addition to installing new boilers and equipment at the factory which will make it a Model of its kind extensive repairs Are being made to the company houses and to the hotel build ing purchased by the new company which is being converted into a Large boarding House. At the present time the Plant is turn no out a greater daily production than t any time in recent years and it on y being operated to about three four the what its Normal capacity will be when the repairs Are completed or. Allison who is one of the fore most Clay experts in the country for i number of years before accepting the position of detective for Mckean coun y Over a year ago was one of the executives of the Clermont sewer pipe he is being retained by the new owners in an advisory capacity. He states that the International Clay pro ducts co. Is creating a great Industry at Clermont. M Keams a Leader As a. Sheep county. Win. Connoll one of the Foremost Tutti Rollies on sheep raising in Tho United states has penned the following appreciation of the Mckean county farm Bureau and of the possibilities of Mckean As a great sheep raising county three years ago under the auspices of the Mckean county farm Bureau a sheep and Wool growers association was formed in that county. The objects of this association were to in son of John Bahan Leonard Bahan wins High honors As Noire Dame football team of 1919. The la Hartford Era of monday contains Tho following communication re Garding the athletic prowess of Leo Nard Mahan son of or. And mrs. John italian formerly of this Vicinity now i of fort Worth Texas who Are Well known in Smethport and throughout Mckenn county in general editor Era As a sport Follower and a Reader of your columns i have noticed that you have neglected to mention the ability of a former Bradford All around ath Lete who has received several Honor Able recognitions by the celebrated big Plant resumes Betula stave Mill will finish july Keystone chemical works has 3 scarce. The Pennsylvania stave co s big Plant at Betula has resumed operations prove the sheep in the county and to enable the growers to dispose of Wool and lambs to a better advantage a Well As to bring about a More rigid enforcement of the dog Law. The growers have sold their Wool together for the past two years giving splendid satisfaction to All concerned. This year a much larger Pool was secured by cooperating with pot Ter county association. The wools Are graded thereby paying a Premium to the Man producing a better product. Tjimis year a Carload of lambs was sold collectively returning the grow ers a substantial profit Over the local Market. A Campaign for better management was put on in the Way of Dock ing castrating and dipping which has resulted very favourably for the sheep men in Mckean county. A forage crop demonstration was also conducted this year on the farm of or. Ventrees port Allegany Man. The lambs re turned a profit of a head More than the lambs that did not receive forage. Nine first class purebred rams were Walter Camp football authority. Tho lad referred to is Leonard a Han a Eon of John Bahan formerly of the Bradford pipe line company with Headquarters in this City and now general manager of the White Oil corporation at fort Worth Texas. The Bahan family resided at 19 school Street and Leonard up to Tho time of their departure from this City As n student at St. Bernard s school. He distinguished himself As a Star local boy who wrote prize Esse Johore a Largo no rtt no assembled at Tho House last thursday evening Tho occasion being tile presentation a Bronze medal to senior patrol loader Howard Strong of Tho local troop of boy scouts. As mentioned in Tho Democrat several weeks ago Howard won second prize for the state of Penn Sylvania in Tho fire prevention contest conducted by the National Board Firo underwriters. Tho con Tost waa open to boy scout through out Tho United states and its posses Plant wrecked Kano gasoline Plant wracked by a mysterious been wrecked before last june. Trio Plant of Tho Kano gasoline com Pany was wrecked by a mysterious explosion at o clock Thea Forenoon says Tho Bradford Star record Satur Day. Four men were in Tho com Pressor House at the time and three of. Thorn wore severely burned about the a Nils Mil face. Those who to Crumrod. Surgical attention were William Burk Lin it e. E. Olav or and g. L. Benson. William Benson Tho manager appears to Liao escaped injury. Gasoline Plant waa located with in Tho Kano Borough limits and follow ing o. Similar explosion on june 2s there was Somo objections to the out Uio Mieu Ouicla Sions. And the prizewinners were Sel building of the Plant on Tho old rite. By a Board of judges consisting the Borough Council however Al Lowell major general Leonard Wood and Tho Plant to be rebuilt there and to for several As Exten shortage will permit. It is understood that the Plant has material enough piled in the factory Yards to run until july 1, which according to i present indications will Mark the end of land in the county that can be of Thal Industry s activities. After being shut Down rights leased to parties other Man favourable action. Burned matches in Metal re or. C. L. Long made a plea for the cent Niles and never throw them in cooperation of the club members in a waste Basket. Movement to install a gymnasium on smoking is a bad hah t no Matte he third floor of the High school build what Way you look at to and is thing for the pupils of the schools. Such i cause of Many fires never smoke a Venn sum is greatly needed and gages or in bed and be careful Abou it is estimated it would Cost j throwing Newny lighted cigarette an m Cibor stubs. If you see another per or. Burns was Well known in Smith port where he had Many friends who were saddened to hear of his death. Mrs. Burns was Illus Donloy Davis former popular Smethport girl. Funeral services were held it the ally Hoino Bradford monday after Oon it o clock bring conducted y the Rev. H. Irvine Lynds of the Church of Tho ascension. Interment Vas made in Oak Hill cemetery. Or. And mrs. T. H. Morrison of Smethport were in attendance it the funeral. For. Dugan for Kane former Well known Smethport priest will to Rector of St. Kane succeeding for. Shiehan. The Erie times saturday contained number of announcements of new appointments by Bishop John Mark Gannon of the Erie Catholic diocese among which was the Transfer of father j. Of. Dugan from Faracl pa., to become pastor of St. Callistus Church Kane succeeding father Sheo Han who is going to St. Andrews Church Erie announcement of which a lately throw away a lighted stub Stam Cherie announcement of which a president t. F. Hungiville. On Nis a Tendon pears elsewhere in today s Democrat. Afr flav Tykp nation it out Jour Sci Ion by or. Long that club take action it Ching carried named or. Long j. L. To his carelessness. Morrison and s. I Fry As a committee All Homes have lights of some kind and a Little precaution in regard to them will prevent Many fires. Swing Ling Gas brackets Are dangerous Aslo take charge of the matter. Convention of Erie diocese. They maj. Comp a Contact with cur the annual convention of Tho pro gains or other combustible materials Testant episcopal diocese of Eric will Edver look for Gas leaks with a be held in the City of Erie on tues match Candle or lamp and have nil Day and wednesday january 26 repaired at once. If you use i7. And one of the important matters j or kerosene lamps to sure that to claim attention will be the con j the base is heavy enough so that it Sicle ration of election of a successor to cannot be easily overturned. Lamps Bishop Rogers Israel. It is Likely that should be filled Only in the daytime the new Bishop will be chosen at a be sure the electric wiring in your special diocesan convention the Date Home Baa been passed upon by a to of which May to determined at the cognized electrical inspector. Before attaching electric Irons cooking ten annual convention father Dugan was pastor of St. Elizabeth1 Church Smethport for a number of years Anu it was during his stay Here that the handsome new Church edifice was erected. Father Dugan s Many Smethport friends will he glad to learn that he is coming Back to Mckean county. The times also stated three seminaries will to ordained to the priest Hood by the Bishop at St. Peter s Catho dral at the o clock mass Tomor Row morning. They will be As. Hall Jersey City Rev. Maurice Sal Avoca pa., and Rev. Charles Crowley Sartwell a. Rev. George steely of St. Bonaventure s Seminary will be master of of Mckean county. You always Road it in the Democrat. The diocesan Bishop is elected Byj Sils or any other electrical device be the clergy and Lay Dele Gates of your wiring will stand the adult diocese but the selection has to be j Ionel Load. All defective fuses approved by the House of Bishops find switches Etc. Should be immediately majority of the standing committees repaired or replaced. Country. All stoves furnaces Natl pipes should the Democrat covers the news from of county. The. Far enough from the you always rend it in the . Continued on Pago 2. Wood swedish Mission Church. Rev. Kill g. Winstedt will preach next sunday at Tho swedish Mission Church at a. M. And p. M. Special singing will be rendered. All the swedish people in Smethport Are cordially invited to our services

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