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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 22, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Volu Aik Xiv iikmuc1iat Smethport a thursday Jan. 22, 1920. Ai Vanui i 4. Smethport be great chem ical Center. The new creosote factory at the l valuable Flint May be Tho slam Luik Lilli is in i him Stu ii line on tin. Pin Naolo Back h. Hints farm ilii.1 inv Iii in r had nwaix1 exercises monday were quarried. I Plain Tho Norwich chemical . At i the existence this Deposit the i Hil by were Ofa .Ost nature. Owing to East so Ethni to is now in Only ulu irl this ecu in the Conn weather it was necessary to Iho Parade. Inn Ilieen the monday ii Pendant with t in slowing upon no Man Sim Kins Laie a Iri Vatu Trio 5th marines a Chaix d Cik Ito awarded him by Iho France for heroism in a Iun in carrying messages under Hail machine gun bullets Wen Ofa .Ost nature. Owing to East Smel Hirou in now ii arty in i Only Uno. In this dec inn the Conn j Enion and will by running full Cana i try. Fur yours bin owing to its in City As soon As lilo machinery used across Ash location or. Join s Nev the process which is being specially j or made. I nil to it. The constructed and is consequently slow i stale now needs thousands in arriving is All in lulled which will tons this hint Stone for Road to within the next few weeks. Building and i no local Deposit was concern will manufacture creosote on brought to the attention the an process discovered by k. K. Currier Tho Rilles. Tic other Day an sex and a. A. A curb. Prominent chemists Perl the Highway department Smethport. At the present came to Smethport and visited the there Are Only four other similar i v the Situ lie found specimens the exercises at the con i Illust up for this thu alone to be a High Malily plants in the world. The new formaldehyde Plant at this but owing to the deep Snow was Point is nearing completion and it is unable to Asci i lain the extent expected that it will be in operation j the Deposit. An investigation will about March Lei. Tho special be conducted inter and this Vai Tus to to used in this manufacturing Yalile Stone exists in Sallie sent process is intricate and costly and is it will no doubt be Riuard alow arriving. Tie building ried on an extensive scale which houses the Plant is 100 x Tiu fuel i would no. Only be a line thing for pensions with a Tower 75 feet High i or. Bines but Kincl Lippl in being constructed steel Brick and j general. Tile. The formaldehyde process was. Discovered by John gather a Well i known local chemist. There Are Only Throo similar plants in exist or in canopus club the world the Democrat is informed i by a oliicio.1 the Norwich chemical. Activities company. J j in conversation Ullh m. Quinn last week that gentleman informed the writer that tie manufacture creosote and formaldehyde at l Asl Smethport Wol ild open us a Field other valuable with the result that the Plant will be continually expanding. Smethport situated geographically in the Center tile Wood acc Oil Man u fun curing Dis Ricl Northwestern Pennsylvania the greatest in the country Bida fair to become the larg est manufacturing Center chemical the weekly noun Day luncheon Iuliu canopus club at the Wright monday was specially noteworthy As i Sillins. Norman Simkins. Recently elected i to honorary membership. Or. And mis. .1. Ii. Kimmins and mrs. Lloyd Kohn ii Els Honor. Lieut. Avery . And Serg lire Nan. U. S. M c., Pittsburgh and col. F. P. Be Bradford wore also special guests. As a consequence the proceedings the meeting were in sparingly in tone. In the absence president Hon. Products in the United states not in the entire world. The Quinn inter who Are the largest manuf our cars Wood alcohol in the world ire behind the movement. gentle men already control n string fac at straights Keystone. Crosby and East Smethport. In conjunction with the Bast Smethport Plant they operate one the largest and .Ost Complete acetone factories j. Bouton. T. F. Hungiville. Vice president presided in a Graceful Man Ner. Secretary h. J. Rice wag also absent and. H. Hunt Tittle in his head. The weekly attendant prize a Box presented by. Ii. J. Rice went to . Cook u. S. H. C. This Gal Lant Soldier the sea has passed through smoke barrages ans isl a cries without end during the past at the latter Point and toe pro i in pc years Ond we Are All hoping thai Al lid Down by Henry s to rfcs duct this Plant played an import ant part in the Star. Acetone i waa in the tos some the terrific explosives with Guy k Mayo chairman the a inn which the allies blasted the Hopes Mitre to Ronfor with the Kusi Joquan the nun to Domineek the a nit i-sc1 and j no rail Mui Ornis better train ser . The Day had been i Laizik d a Public Holiday ing at o clock. Noon in an Olli Cial proclamation issued by last week. As u will business the suspended at that hour. The started .11 a 30 p. M. And before that time the Large and Laurium crowded to capacity. The pupils Borough schools the Sim Topi t fire department. The canopus club the Burgess and Council snip port Ami the. Licals Mckean county were present in a body. The members Llu Klai .Ost american a legion and a Large turnout outlier service men headed by the smell porn hand acted As an Escoli i to or. Simkns to Iho Cuduri House. The occasion was also graced by the presence or. And mrs j. U. Simkins parents and mrs. Lloyd Kuhn sister Norman Binkins. be Thiekl who had come to Smethport to witness the High Honor in stowed upon the loved Une they gave to country s ii use. The Olcer Iti Char go tie presentation was Lieut. 1. A. Avery. I. S. M. In Chaigr be Pittsburgh recruiting District lie was by k tit. Cook and Kix Nan the Pittsburgh station Avery Sei Ved As a Captain with the the marines in France soil was lilting that he preside at the ctr Mon. Shr the members the d. A. H. And Spanish american War cons irinus places in the exercises while no i Beik the local hed and the Hume collards in attendance. The. to irises a Pencil with music by tile band followed by two splendid i vocal selections by the Libei in loan male Cohilis. The Rendl tinn am j i Rita by the Onalu chorus and was followed by invocation by Kev. Arthur e. Cie son inc m. Church. Rel Lewint this tin audience describing exploit for which Hie local Yitung Man won his dec ration. I t word h As follows Lyiah w we Are assembled Here this Afler noun to witness the conferring an unusual Honor on a Riu inv a our Conan Unity. Norman lie was one the Lii St Iri respond to his country s Call from this Section and enlist. Overcoming physical handicaps to do so. In april 1917. He left us a Mere youth and returned a Mai. Having to Pei in need thrills hardships and demands upon human endurance such As few men would be called Union o face Dinar ii. Even the they lived the allotted Span four score years and ten. As a member i i marines ii made a record which does credit to the glorious achieves his famous lighting organization. He was a runner and that fact in itself Speaks vol political meteor crashes to Earth the ii Ilu courier sunday contains i a Lupini account us the .ish i j a Brilliant. Mikil Elviral meteor which no pea Ivil in the Mck Ean county j t last fall taking Money out one s pock i Al is perfectly Legi Simale in Huffa in. Providing hit pocket from which Hie said Coin the realm is removed happens o belong o the person doing the removal but taking it from the pockets an other is barred in the better fam Hies especially when the pocket being ransacked belongs o the female the species George Logan is years old. Whose mailing Arl dress is listed on the ecu blotter As being Bradford. Pa., according to the police was unable to distinguish his own pockets from the Side Coa. Pockets a woman in a downtown department store yesterday. Mrs. Kill Zulu la prank a woman Tuit Clive employ in the store old the police thai she saw the Sac Ion and Nab 1 Gan in inc act. Frank called the i tee Iive department and Kargl. John Hoit Hind Wint to the store Ami Arn Sli in Logan on n charge ape pled larceny. Itt was lodged in and will be arraigned morning. 18 i i Tuii Kuiv in la Tullu in jail. Herd cattle. That he line Herd ill Stern cattle at Holmes Cill Lillund lloy Alba farm near Kinel Sporl. Is beginning to u tract widespread at cation Umes for the work he was called upon to perform. To the average fighting always ahead is an impersonal t King. But with a Man danger n runner the safely the Raneli the smoke i full ii Uota splendid it is different. The Fate a strategic movement or n Gigantic Mil itary operation is often represented in the to Louiry fleeting figure can Ying messages to and fro and he is a special target a formidable array picked marksmen in the enemy lines. On. June 11. 1018 in the operations rhe 5th marines at Belleau Woods new a Mitter Brilliant history Tae to our fellow -rtvartcec1 fluto Annex a remely Hazard Una position which made communications with Headquarters necessary. To reach this destination it would be necessary for the Nesben Ger to traverse an Ope i yield. Which was commanded by a number Ger Man machine gun nests. had not As yet been the in delaying was an extremely one and volunteers were called for and our fellow volunteered True to the traditions Ais native Hills which in 1861-1scs produced the wonderful spirit the famous Buck tails and in the Spanish american and Lale conflicts furnished More a me can county residents will now re Joice to learn that our Hills contribute vice submitted n report. E. K. Knee. Owner the Kush Ipin de so materially in this end. Acetone met with the committee in january 10 is also an important in the and explained his situation. He pm manufacture the films from which a rested his desire to provide smell your favorite movie Star is project por a with Heller train sir rce. But sex ervice de on the screen. Acetone is a by product Wood Al Cohol which for Many years hits been manufactured in this Section and the j discovery the process reveal j before Congress other valuable by pro duo. Rich Agri Cui Turaj Lime which Smethport has i route that such increase Tild Only he made possible by Aid Nch As would be Furni sized by Yerovi Sirms to Cummins Bill now Pend Gli Latifur rates Sinoh size As the i Cush to Kane Hie his Progress across Fiat open Field with every available Hun machine gun. Sensing his important Mission and brought to Bear on that figure. Bui he crossed the Field and delivered his message and with tie answer started Back again traversing the open held through a veritable mail Lead and by nothing finn Miracle Rojo Ixl his command. I. Exploit had much to do with the glorious Success american arms thai Day. And to Day As a result i feat being cited by the French general commanding that he is being presented with a Croix de Iicrie awarded him by the grateful government France. We that he has already received Monie Megrian and belgian decorations and has been mentioned for the .Ost coveted one i All. The to nil in d. S. C. Norman Simkins. Your Community is proud you. Citizens Smith Pori. Sve All have our messages to deliver in our lives Seldom under As trying As or. Simpkins Hail. Uni lie delivered his and Lei his courage self sacrifice and Devotion duly be an inspiration to us All in accomplishing our Mission on Earth even Trio obstacles an nature App in to con front following the urgess address. Mrs. Lickton led he audience los. To Bonsor brought Aii Oclo Uccello charged with the shoot ing Tony ire in Kane Jan. 1, hi20. O hmm Luport lust Friday and lodged him in the Mclean county jail j to await rial at tile february term j court. cello in lock Haven last week As recorded in Tho Democrat last thursday. The Lara Ford a Lull Accord last thursday stays i Ahot Tony Greece because he make me much was the confession Angelo Ducello to represent Ute inc Blar record ills morning it the local police station. The prisoner recounted the entire Story the murder and enacted the entire tragedy right and hero in Hie cell the lockup in a .Ost recalls Lic fashion. One seeing and hearing him could Elmosi imagine they were a eng the real Ficenc a it took place one year agn in inc disc to Home in Kane when Grace was killed. From the Story told by the accused murderer it would seem he was the victim Orci i a Blizil a Jinn who demanded Money or s daughter. I it infesting to the murder he prisoner volunteered the inform Ilion that lie was about to give him self up to the Autho Lilc a and intended leaving lock Haven for Kane and thence to Sec Luport to be turned Over to the. She Riff. Ills reason for this Tipul he might Altit Nally join his family whom he said la loved. Angelo Ducello was arrested 111 Haven on monday afternoon As has stated in this ii Alai us in hum paper in by the fact that recently two inc or0cco. He Lieffers this train were purchased j Vilh 1u the Aljy by the Dipont interests who in no Gono logic. A. Uon 10 being the world s Laige St Man ,.ost a District Al fac lures explosives Are also pm s. lock Haven Barklie in the Dairy business and do cello Wos in town and it were shipped to Dupont Furm Winterly Wirht. Wilmington Del. Messes Holmes go Lilllan were reluctant to part with any their Herd it this i tilt Siul Jaii ital Vure die Nircia ers on be curing he two Jelf tors that one lie Dupont came to sect Tinort Wijers Onaley some time Hoo and us n his visit the sympathy which t lists Between enthusing is in nil big movements aroused and inc local gentlemen consented to Lei him have tin1 prize a flu is Herd. Tho House occupied by his wife and child Ren. Koltner wired Kano and was in cont Nudd on Page 2, col. 1 1 Dought Joys Defeated the game Between the doughboy and oohs it the lyceum last thursday evening uses former were Victoriou by the score 27 to 24. A record breaking crowd was in attendance and More their Money s Worth in action. Been the chief distributing Center Dur committee that under existing Condi ing the first five years. The local Ace i would be Fri him to tone factory was erected in the Winter or prove present service. This Corn up to about that time the Mitlee was continued. Average Mamiofa Clurcie was j the president named the Cornett with the or Linary Wood pro la the ducts alcohol acetate Anil Project which was by ouch .11 Ihen Hill Mic were not. They live tin i maintained a is Iff eminent Chr my a mrs. S. F. F. A. Stud lists a Bis they inc. Run in Mil at Hast and i a were to ii in . A i this Peris have made i inv rims a t Ai r. I is i. Gible nature which will i i tub i i i ibis the Wood Eremic in Luisiii. Forma Miti i now on. In singing there s a Long. Long Trail a winding and keep the fires Isiler nine in her usual pleasing manner. Lieut. Potter who is chairman the to acting next d col. F. P. speiker inc Day. Who ii Niemor Bir on Ilion. Fol. Schoonmaker paid in Elo truent in Bitite to the the Anu Iran boys Over . Com inf. From his Viti Ian who firs l entered War As commander . A. Ill the a. I . the a. F. F. In remarks win Ilni Lily the mine was neck and neck though Oviatt a so s Rit am1 tic no Oviatt Bryan. I Oiler. In the lust few minutes Piny in Buffalo. Sani Niay january i0.jn.jtl ohs the be marriage miss Liia Che i Hollys ill Lac anal Tho score. L. Oviatt and Thomas Ryan Hoth vory thai City. The ceremony was per Ormed lev. S. H. Panel. One die doughboy guards Lii ipod in Toni tie winning Tae sailors on Bride. Who is a daughter or. And mrs. V.-. 1. Kiviat scaling . Ulc ,.wc a a charming my who during i oeros.-, once see us bit again the past two been employ no Edas professional nurse in Buffalo. I rhe the or Nam. Who was a i in ii country s service now holds a r. Responsible position in engineering. Profession in Buffalo. Or. And mrs., mrp Moti Honghton Atid h. Hull Hrydin will their inure Home in i. Buffalo. The Democrat unites j a neat sum was realized from Iho hosts friends in exp Riding Conga i . Ment fund Livic Leclai .Ost. American Rock ledge Quarry to hum Ilsi Libl a Sci in Blini . Aii n . Nisk i in j .1 i a Blacl Alpo i 1 1 to be a Model one., far death Elizabeth Berkhouse. V. N ill v i i ii re i i to i .1 i t i my i m in oj1. -.111 ii i i i it u a i i i i i1 1 i Laos Morr , in , thl ,.f j Radium. The ignorance lie Lily. Is . R. M. R. By a re Tiftic world Reg arding ibis . T i1 1 1 Nan Pittsburgh he Tiftic world regarding ibis which has con nod to this Par a mrs. Kim Section the United slates . A very Kert a astonishing. The other Day a m Eling Cook. Kennan major a scientific men was held in new j b. Al. Potter and a r York at which drastic action was planned to Slop the manufacture Wood alcohol entirely As a result the wholesale deaths Christmas Day persons drinking whiskey made he Poison. At this stage the pro Cec dings a chemist present nor inning Elf with the Industry arose and explained the uses Wood alcohol. To their astonishment these eminent pics Learned for the first Lime that Wood alcohol Formi flan indispensable part in the manufacture some the greatest discoveries science and Laik hampering its Man fact continued on Page 8. Col. 1 Livermore. The next meeting will lie at a noon Day luncheon a i he hotel Imperial a Cal monday. Naturalization for ser vice men last thursday. A special

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