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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - January 25, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania The atm viral this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper the the entire news Fjeld of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume 47. co., inc. Smith Porfir pa., thursday january 25, 1923 per year. No. 4 join at Busy meeting monday for a modern Telephone system Winter and Bond on roads sixteen in to members Scro red decl to the Roll of the. Smethport Conopka club District Highway Engineer we tors of Erie and county com missioner Bond spoke on Good roads and an invitation was received and accept it from the Bradford Board of Commerce to the Cono Pinns to meet with the Bradford club Afa luncheon and other important business was transacted at the meeting of the. Local ra8soclalion is club held at Munn s restaurant j Day noon. A record breaking attend plan setting out state Trees at Community Field Tho Kilisl Smethport Tiro association which constructed the splendid Public athletic Field near King s Corners is planning still further improvements to that Field during past two the Field Lias been used Only As a baseball grounds but now the energetic East Smethport civic body feels Able financially to carry out the comprehensive program which has been intended from the Start. This is to construct a children s playground and swimming Pool on the Community Field and to create a Beautiful Grove for out door Community gatherings. Archie Hencer Secretary of v the welfare association informs the Democrat that the e club expect s to Purchase several More acres of land adjoining Field. The with Tho i state forestry department to secure a i local con orians address i Bradford of. Com. Members of the Bradford limn in of Commerce read Tho resume of the re cent address delivered by t. K. Lula Givi Ilo of Smethport before the local Conopka club in which the speaker deplored Tho attitude of business men is the name of new Farmers Valley Oil refining concern ready for work by summer Tho Mckean county refining Corn puny is the name of the new com Pany composed of and Mrad Ford men which is building the new Oil refinery at a armers Valley near Smethport work on which was Start Ted last week As mentioned in the Democrat. P. A Moore of Warren is to be pres ident col. U. G. Lyons vice president b. B. St Otid. Secretary and w. C. Heath a. Treasurer of Tho new Coni Ance was present. I t. F. Hungiville transmitted the invitation from the Bradford Board of. Commerce which was tendered by supt Woodrum of that club and or Hungiville was designated As a com Mittee of one by president h. H. Red fold to arrange details for a joint meeting in Bradford when Tho Cono Pisa club will break bread with the Board of Commerce. It is planned to on gement of european Sycamore i Pany. Tires of the specie set out Long them 3s expected that the new Plant state Highway Between Smethport Bradford to be set out a round the Community Field and to create a Grove on one end of the land. In the event these Trees cannot be secured the work will be carried out by Overy member of the association furnishing the production capacity of the print. Will be ready for business next Sam mar. It will have a capacity of about 1200 barrels of Oil daily. The major-1 Ity of thu Independent producers in this Field have already signed up with the new company insuring Over half who Are not willing to affiliate with a. Civic boosting organization yet Are willing to Marc in the town Brno fun such organizations Are instrumental in securing which appeared in the Democrat recently. The Bradford boosters thought that or. Ii tick Llu to timely topic also applied to conditions in in fact it does to Sim Ilar conditions in every City my the result that be was Cal to address the Bradford Hoard of Commerce or. Hungiville and judge j. A. Boulon were guests of the Bradford. Board of Commerce at the weekly noon Day luncheon of that organisation yesterday and both local men de talks which wore calculated to briny about a closer feeling of under standing Between the Bradford b. Of c. N rid Smethport canopus. Or. Hung Vitle a Smethport Rule risk brought results and no mistake is evidence by the new Awakening of i Terc St in canopus club. May it similarly Benefit Bradford. Maple Trees and setting them out. The baseball Diamond of Community invite the Bradford boosters to a re Field has Alivado been slowed up and turn joint meeting in Smethport. Much Good is hound to result from the cd change of ideas and comradery the joint meeting will bring. In Hungiville who is also chair Man of the Conopka club membership committee reported that his com Htee had made a drive for now members saturday and presented the result of their labors sixteen new applications for membership. The applications were promptly accepted. This makes the Conopka club a 100 per cent., organization of Smethport business and professional men As a.11belong with this injection of healthy new blood the canopus club will take on new Leasa of life and should accomplish won Ders in. The next year with everyone pulling together. Judge Bouton brought up the matter of asking the Bell Telephone company to replace the old hand Bell telephones now used by local with modern telephones now that electric Ity has been installed. Borough solicitor t. A Morrison assured the club that the Borough Council was going to bring this to Tho Bell company s attention at the next regular meeting of that body. J. C. Backus presented the report of Hig splendid accomplishment in be i curing electricity for Smethport up to will be graded to the smoothness of a floor and seeded Early season. Materials have been ordered to con-1 struck a. Six foot wire the entire Field. Fence around Slayer of Harry Reynolds and Kane degenerate examined by or. Mitchell will be set to Fairview or. A. H. Mitchell superintendent of the Warren Stato Hospital for it insane and a noted alienist Camo to Moth port last thursday and examine d Chris. Mccormick charged with murder and ii. A. Eschelman who la eld on a charge Pycz erred by Tho near of two let to Kinnu girls both Len being prisoners at Uip county jail his Borough awaiting trial at the Chr uary term of court. Or. Mitchell pronoun cod Boeh my and Eshelman to be insane. To two prisoners will probably be of knitted to the state Asylum for he criminal insane at fair View pa., t the february term of court. Mccormick killed his Harry Reynolds during Al Drunken Brawl it the East sect Hiort welfare association members Are not Only Public spirited but Are practical result get ters. Although a Community of less than 500 population Kast Smethport in beautifying its main Street regrading and laying Cement sidewalks to conform Frith the new pavement in erecting a Beautiful world War Mem orial and in creating a Model Community playground swimming Pool athletic Field and Park la demonstrating for the Benefit of much larger towns what unselfish cooperation will accomplish. Latham busses through one of the big Latham line busses. Running Between Bradford and Smith port attempted to Brittle through the Snow drifts Between the two towns during Tho Blitz Rel Early of last week. On the other Side of new iim1 draft nm1 lip a deep a nov was strip cd the Frale soon the time of his resignation the now to a Louth whore Only the roof protruded. Thursday another Latham bus with a Largo Force of workmen proof Odd to District state Highway Engineer 1hc Scono Cru stove led the stalled bus electricity manager Jan. 1st. Will be published in a coming of the Democrat. Issue Winters of Erie and county commiss loj Ierg a. J. Bond o. S. Gahagan and j. A. O Connor were quests of f. D. Gallup egg. Air. Winters gave an interesting talk on the theme of Good roads and urged the necessity of voters going to the polls next and voting for Tho state Good roads Bond Issue proposition to Complete the routes now under course of construction. Or. Winter stated that there was no Hope of Tho roads in which Smethport and Mckean county Are interested in being constructed next summer. Commissioner Jond also spoke on the subject of Good roads and briefly out lined the Ftp undid accomplishment Clear. Coupling the two busses to Gether with a Sno plow ahead and after several hours strenuous labor Buffe Ting snowdrifts and shovelling Clear Tho worst drifts the busses Fin ally arrived in Smethport thursday evening. The Latham busses have Beert in Strumental in keeping the Smethport Bradford Road open this Winter and the Cost has been considerable to the com Pany. Or. Latham thinks it a no More than Inu Diablo that persons in Bradford arid Smethport and along the route who Are interested help defray the expense of Clearing the Road. The output of the refinery is to marketed by the Bradford gasoline company of Bradford whose sales department managed by to. A , will be increased and prepared to handle the Large volume of now bus iness. And a number of new tank cars Pur chased for Early delivery. The natural gasoline Plant operated by the Bradford gasoline company is located at Coleville pa., five Miles from banners Valley where the Load ing station is located on the pms Al p. S. N. Railroads. The ing station. The new refinery a Supply naptha to the Coleville Gaso line Plant which manufactures Gaso line from natural . The Bradford Star record says tin Bradford gasoline company has Pur Small fire quickly extinguished when Keefe watch nmn at t3ie Backus Novelty works returned to his lodgings at the c 1c. Barrett residence on Mill Street where h e is a Boarder about o clock sunday morning he was nearly overcome by smoke the chased for a Cash consideration the gasoline Plant formerly operated by the Emery interests at South Brad Ford located on the a. H. Accepted ,1 position with a company a flu epidemic during the past two weeks Smith port physicians have been kept Busy by a widespread local epidemic of a mild form of flu. N Ono of the cases Trivo. Been severe hut the patients suf Fer distress. I in port Al Lominy similar malady mor Rouge. Knee being inter-1 prevalent. 200 cases being re de storm monday in glut on a tip that j to Tho missing could be Lota cd. A std in drilling operations about. But the search was fut to Seegor Strom s relatives in Kuna the fld a to Egerstrom performed an extensive contract at the still i county buildings in Smethport in 101c hopeful that he is alive. And the Sou had frequently visited this Teegerstrom is spoken of As being a place. _ ported. Tho victim.--, i is snid have literally been compelled to await their turn in ivc living medical attention owing to the physicians being Over worked. Try Democrat Job printing. Big record for local Agency the Smethport garage co., one of the largest distributing agencies for the popular Studo of Kep automobiles completed a splendid record for 1022. The local dealers sold 103 Studebaker cars in this territory last year despite the fact that it was n. Period of financial some record. Tho Democrat takes a Pardon Able degree of satisfaction in this splendid accomplishment As the attractively presented advertising Campaign of the Stude Baker corporation is conducted exclusively in this territory in the Mckean county Democrat. Of course the Studebaker corporation had Tho goods to Back up their attractive advertise ments and splendid salesmanship of the local Agency but. Their attractive advertisements. Reach ing the Largo class of citizens of Mckean county who read a. County which pre sents the entire county news summary and of interest to responsible citizens who have Tho Money to Purchase Quality goods had considerable to do with the local recon i which. We think Speaks for ii self. Don t forget Tho news stand taken subscriptions for magazines and re nows subscriptions. Best service Given join the nor Socrat Ever increasing family of readers

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