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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 6, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania Tim Democrat thin week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper the Democrat reef the entire news Field of Mckean. It to be papery volume 46. Dij Mourat co inc. Smethport pa., thursday july 6, 1922. Per year. No. 27. Janeet no of the county convention of the american legion in port Allegany Bradford chosen As the next meeting place. Col. Fred Schoonmaker was chosen county chairman of the legion. Col. Schoon maker s valiant War record pc eminently entitles him to the position. The Smethport baseball team of the legion Waln Down to defeat in the game tuesday by a score of 11 to 2 but they say it does t mean any thing a Stacy can do better and next year will undoubtedly retrieve the lost Honor. The score signifies Little so it was a hotly contested game with port showing temporary superiority. Tuesday was Parade Day Ami Umler smiling skies the legion posts of my Kean and Cameron counties eyed in rhythmic cadence to thu umpiring music of five bands eliciting the enthusiasm of the assembled thousands along the line of March whose tumult Toua greeting must have thrilled our band and vocal concert pleased. Tho second concert of the smell port hand s summer series of open air con certs. In front of the main Street thir Likit i liar Day no Gill attracted u huge throng of i iconic. The band rendered a Plentl d pro Gram which Wim greatly enjoyed by Usu crowd. A vocal feature. A. Feature of like event was the singing of thu double male quartet under the direction of or. H. L. Mccoy Smethport s Veteran conductor. Or. Mccoy who has Ever Lent Beautiful Tenor voice to anything calculated to promote music in Smethport has consented to make singing a Reg ular feature of the band concerts this Rummeli. The present plans Muy be increased to include Community bins ing. At any event the splendid Dou ble Quartel will be Hoard regularly in vocal selections Wuh band a compan the vocalists rendered three numbers thursday night which were heartily appreciated by the audience. The band organization greatly App rec ates the interest and cooperation leave for Binghamton. Or. And mrs. R. C. Sasse have been my Vine the r household goods from Smethport to Bing Haunton in. Y., by motor Van during the past week. Or and mrs. Sasse and or. And mrs. Norman Bermender and son left thurs Day morning for Binghamton where they will reside in future. Or. Sasse legionaries with renewed who is now employed As chauffeur of of the Niche they occupy in the affect i Kobert h. Rose has erected a hand Ion of the people. Later in the afternoon the Smith port band rendered a program in the Pergola on the Public Square which elicited great approbation of the vast assemblage. In the track meet events in which Eyer legion Post of the county took tart with its Superb collection of athletes captured every event which gives us the cup for another year. these agile boys keep up their pase another year there will be no need of further Competition As Smith pent will have won the cup Peri Nanett the port. Allegany convention was those boys certainly so Qew Edithp . How a 0 s acc Elisif ully the Smethport delegates convention tuesday were . Ostrar Fler a a. Brownell we. Nel Silin Koy Thomas or. A. Howard Denning e. Q. Potter and Claude Heinlein. Local boy drops from Clouds. Parker son of mrs. Fannie Cramer of e. A n St., a former Avla tory of u. S. Army furnished thrilling aeroplane exhibition s at the convention. The feature of or. Cra Mer s flights was the Parachute jumps of his intrepid Young brother Billy Cramer. Young Cramer who is a student of the Smethport High school Don t drop from his classes to Takin particular Delight in the Clouds. From Block dance successful. Hundreds persons participated in and enjoyed he Block dance Given of the pavement of at Kayati Smethport saturday night. One Block on the West end of the Street was roped off and brilliantly illuminated electric Power and fixtures being supplied by the Delco representative of this District. Musical inspiration was furnished by he Smethport band which donated us services for the event. Dancing started at o clock and lasted until hour. The dance was Given under the a prices of the East Smethport civic improvement Chib to defray the existing indebtedness on the handsome soldiers memorial recently erected at some new residence in Binghamton having recently sold his Home in this Borough to a. . The Many Smethport fiends of these highly esteemed residents while deeply regretting their departure will unite in wishing the m a Happy so Journ in their new Home. Reunion at Mccoy a Happy reunion is being Heid at the Home of or. Arid mrs. H. Mccoy Tui week the members of the family pre sent numbered eighteen and include or. Arid mrs. Mccoy s son Rev. C. E Mccoy Hie wife and. Five children o Kenosha or. And mrs e r. Baker and f6ur. Children of Erie Padr arid mrs h. A. Sic Coy Are enter ing heartily into the enjoyable Occa Sion and Are renewing their with the children. Brushed him to the Olean Hospital where it is thought he will recover. The Man ran his machine a front of the car and no blame is attached to or Gallup. East Smethport. Were successful. In this the ladies it is understood that More of these Block dances Are to be conducted it Bast Smethport this summer. Electric Progress. The Electr c transmission line of the Keystone electric service Corpora Tion has been completed in this direction As far is Hazelhurst. Work on the Borough municipal electric has been delayed some what by the delay in receiving needed . However be h Norman superintendent of the local system and Hla workmen have been Mak ing Fready Progress with the Job of setting up poles and equipment. Borough electricity manager .7. C. Backus is confident that the local electric system Wilt be in operation in Early season. Will build residence. Claude Shattuck has purchased from Chas. W. Masser the most desirable building lot on West main St., West of or. H. L. Mccoy s res Dence it is or. Shattuck r intention of it Flat bunding operations on n handsome residence on his newly acquired prop erty at once. An old fashioned fourth. Despite stringent Laws prohibiting the Sale of arc Mckern and other timers will gome Back most of us remember the Good old Days when Smethport boasted of n Bai Beall club which could play circles round anything old boys had big league class. What would you say. Veteran fan. If you rubbed your and beheld the Speed boys of old in Musty uni forms and with More Musty bats again stepping to their old Points Al most phantom Points on the Diamond oct again Fuller Kieffer Tull. Studholme. Daniels. Denning Jersey Lemon. Ben Gilluly these two from the old port Allegany Fred Mcfall and Charlie croissant you d do it your . Would t you Well that s just what s going to Hap pen next sunday at Community Field. The old timers All the ones enumerated above Are going to Cross bats with the present splendid Smethport team and Don t think for one moment that it won t be a real contest. The Occas on will be a big Benefit for Bill Fuller in his Day of the grcat3st Southpaw hurlers who Ever faced a Batter. Fuller has been Eer ill for a Long time and the baseball fraternity is going to try to show the old timer that the fans Haven t forgotten will receive the entire proceeds of the game. In his Day Fuller provided Smith port fans with some of the greatest sport from his mighty Beautiful old Southpaw this or any town of the universe has Ever witnessed. He received no for his efforts. But the monster Benefit is going to compensate in a measure for this. Rem Thor next sunday at p. M., at Community Field. You Veall wondered what the old boys could do if they went into action once More. Come out will be your first and last Chance to ascertain that very thing. You know what Tony an Derson s wildcats Are doing. The game will be Good. Donation 60c. Port Allegany is coming in Masse to the old timers Benefit game Sun Day having postponed a scheduled Gamo at that place for the purpose. Even Doherty will be Here. Pat Doherty of Bol Var the sex big leaguer of Chicago nationals you All Tinow him will positively appear at the s game. See if the old timer won t come Back. From deed. On the contrary the possibility of securing this Industry so vital to Smethport s Industrial life la just As virile to Day As at any Stuge of the game. Last week unto seen developments arose which have resulted in a delay in the project and some alteration in plans then under Way. The Democrat confident that these diff Cutie could be overcome refrained Froid publishing anything pertaining to the new developments. As a matter of fact the inability of the workers to furnish Ful share of the necessary capital cause the delay. A representative of the local Corpus club who is a Wel know Bottlo Blower is now on a. Trip tothe East with a View of interesting. Sci Era Glass blowers of his in the new company. There is a that the quota of. Stock which it will be necessary of Smethport citizens to subscribe Maho materially increased but the com Mittee is confident that this forthcoming. The bottle factory is not dead. I rests on the in pcs out the gods. Ii can be attained by of the Necee eary Effort. Or. Your step two Fine the stale constabulary 7 on Smethport monday night and been checking up transgressors motor traffic Laws. On monday night the two troopers were located at the dug Road cast town and stopped numerous motorists just like new York several1 Drivers Eccl Alfed. Call at the Wright House if the Imor Brig and said the gentlemanly troopers. Tuesday night the state Copper were stationed on East Street at b Smethport catching the port Allegany. Several were Nattei violations. Motor regulations. Twenty were summoned for hearing. Most of them resulted Froid failure of reputable Drivers to exhibit licenses. Before Justice of the peace Cole Krove yesterday morning five paid Mes of j1u.50 each. Wednesday morning june 28, at 8 o clock in St. Peters called rpm. Erie Rev. Father Conklin officiating oct ured the marriage of miss Alice e Boyer of bin Bank and or. Edward g Uhlman of Erie. The Bride was attended by her Sis Ter. Miss buyer and the Groom by his brother. Otto Uhlmann. The Bride wore a Canton crepe dress with hat to match and carried a Bou Juet of Bride s roses. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast with rovers Laid for ten was served no tin Home of the brother of the Bride. Mrs. Uhlmann is one of this Sec trons most charming and Well Kyrm a Young indies while or. Uhlman. Who is a Fine Young Man holds a responsible position with the Pennsylvania mis co. Of Erie. After a wedding trip to Buffalo and Detroit they will take up their Resi Dence at 130 e. 25th St., Erie. The Democrat extends congratulations and Best wishes for a Long Ami county officers in fight e. Smethport wants juice. Enst Smethport has started Newprot i Lions with Borough electric manager for the Extension of the transmission line to tent place. Eist Smethport plans a Complete 1 pm Tang frendly fourth of july noise makers by Stem. The Low for electricity a gun Battle Between local officers and a Moonshiner at i Stanter yester Day resulted n the addition of an other to the flock at the county jail. County detective to. J. Allison state troopers Price and Barker went o i Stanter yesterday morning with a Bench warrant for the arrest of one Frank group. Group had been formally Furra Ned at the last october term of court for the manufacture and Sale of Fluor. Group on the pop Roach of the officers. Seized a Rifle and took a pot shot at he authorities. The officers brought heir shooting Irons into play Forth with and after a considerable Salvo n which no one was injured. Group imly surrendered. Group now Langu Shes at the county ail this Borough where he will await disposition. Of hug Case at the next term of criminal court. Announcement has been made of the double wedding in Olean on july 1st, of miss Alice Barrett Schlabig. Daugh Ter of mrs. Mann e Schlabig of Smith port to or. Cordon Broughton of Lockport n. A. And miss Mir Crite Dyce of Coudersport to Tussell Latton of Valeton. The Doug to wedding was solemnized it the E. Parsonage by which hns been secured through the the Rev. Wlliamson of olt an. Locally the Panr was let out of the Safe with vengeance the Ever untiring energies of or. Backus i the Democrat lot i Nib Nurt for Days Preceert-1 a if is nearby cues 10 up poor Una people no no on this Nanny death Angel summons mrs. Flora Hogarth Smethport residents were shocked saturday morning in learning of the death of mrs. Flora. Hogarth which occurred at the Home of her sister mrs. Caroline Armstrong of water St., with whom she resided some time during Friday night. While mrs. Hogarth had been in poor health for a number of months past she had remained up and about and Friday night retired to All appear ances feeling Well. Her death was unknown to the family until saturday morning the end to nil appearances having come peacefully. Are Hogarth wan the relict of Tho late or. Hogarth deceased in his Day one of the most distinguished citizens of this Section. Or. Hogarth who was the son of an English army officer in the Indian service graduated in phar Macy from a Dublin College coming to America before the civil War and enlisting in that Couplet he served As assistant surgeon with the famous fighting Buckta afterwards ser ving with the same rank on the in Dian Frontier. Afterwards he graduated As medical doctor from Iho University of Buffalo and located in Smethport. Mrs Hogarth was a lady of High True. Christian trails of was known and beloved by nil for her id works of heart Active in affairs of common _ a Cie Vout member of St. Luke s episcopal Church. Florence Marian Bennett was born in Smethport april 22, 1s47, the of or. And mrs. David h. Unit Ben leading Pioneer citizens it this place. She was United in marry Aguto or. Hogarth in Smethport nov. 13, 1808. died dec. 13, 1887. For years he was one of the county s Foremost physicians. Mrs. Hogarth was educated in Tho local schools and was a graduate of the Lima. Seminary. The fruits of this Union were two children. Rose who died in porn Allegany in 1890 and Leon k. Hogarth of who survives. Also three grandchildren. J. Donald Hogarth Harrisburg mrs. Leonard Doyle of York and miss Dorothy. Hogarth of she is survived by two Caroline. Armstrong a Burdick one brother i Nett _ held i Feben Okyi afternoon number of townsmen of the. Departed interment was in Rose Hill cemetery. craving a temporary hitch has delayed the Lett no of the contract for the paving if the West end of main Street Rind Mechanic Street but arrangements now on foot assure this work being done this summer. A regular meeting of the Borough count l monday evening was called to order by the Mem ices present were hunger Force. Abbey , Karlen and Sartwell. Burgess d. Roasted and solicitor t. H. Morrison were also present. Minutes of Prev Ous meetings were and approved. The following Bills were service Clarage company gasoline. .15. Mrs. Hockenberry inst of voters. Bradford or a Tang co., ballots. Stalls trim bros., hardware John j. Hallstrom Street commoss Oner l. D. Clifford inbox s4.1.60. O bran. Police duty. Smethport Oas company Gas c. B. Dickerson health officer Smethport water company water j47.eo. Mckenn Miner printing. H. Morrison solicitor Leo Herzog. Taking care of dam. Holmes Gil Flun. Tractor supplies 41.46. Moved by Karlen. Seconded by Nel s that the Bills be Piid and that the treasurer be authorized to borrow the necessary funds to Bills. Carried. Communication from e. K. Kane i be a brother in Sheffield works in do Nannerle he scans the Hull anti peels do hide for Saxty cents a. ballade it was not Sheffield s Day at Community Field when Tony Anderson s Smethport wildcats won a Gamo were nearly robbed of it and finally retrieved the Bacon Root and All ing of then inning contest by of score of 8-7. The mighty Sheffield sluggers came to Smethport bound to wipe out the Btung of the o defeat administered to them Here last season. They did t like the second dose of the same Medicine which was handed to them. Tommie Clark was on the Mound Tor Smethport and and the visitors eating out of his Lap most of the time and was going just As Strong in the let h is he was in the 1st. Huley Huff was on the Moull Foi Sheffield and if that boy could pitch Ball As Well As he Cun yelp he would be the yelping pitching is fool in this neck of the bottle tils eminent townsman Bob thru key not excepted. The festivities opened with Sheffield securing a Home run in the first. In the second. Smethport s sluggers lore Loose Ami the game would have prob Ahly been decisively won in that Frame had not Fate in the form of a Hump ing Umpire not called Walker out on third just on general principles. The spoil 3-1 when we retired. In the third. Sheff Leid tied the score and in the 3tri the sky looked Black As the tally 7 to 3-on the wrong Aldo. Then our rated and tied the score through two extra innings the fans held their suspenders a in sus p Ohio until a hitting the local artillery sent through i the winning run right across Sheffield hearts. Al. Gallagher , Foultner. Years was again Back sunday hav was. Froni his Pitts to 1 e was do Over in a s Islona which robbed. Walters of _ which he had earned nobly would compare with Highway robbery i had Ever after Severn More raw de i sighs tile crowd shagged the modern Jesse James off the lot Here s How she happened sm15thport Mcdormott in Gallagher is Mcgowan c Hull of if Cooper 3b Walker 2b a r h to a e Mckenna clerk p 2b 2 13 0 2 Sheffield no Ibert it Ahl in Russ Laon. 3b c Mccarty 2b Charles of Huff. Spelling of Brazet of 44 8 is 33 13 a r h to a 61120 c 2 3 1 45 7 ii 31 12 3 2 base Mcdermott. Ford. Charles. 3 base struck Clark 9 Huff 8, Young couple wed in clean Ead and left in walk com Nettee. The hands of Side bids of pavement were opened. Bid of Bradford for f co., i6s28.2s was Only one submitted. Moved by Karlen and seconded by to adjourn until 8 p. M., thurs a. Carried. Meeting adjourned at 0 p. A the Borough has Ava Lable for the Valm fund approximately and he Democrat in with one f the councilmen was informed that Hough the for the Job runs above that it was estimated to Cost. The Suh to tuition of Dayton Fravel in place of Mestone would reduce this item of e. And had been pronounced by experts to he fully As Good if not feel or than the ground Limestone thus ringing the work with n the available undo. Ane Republican progresses. Tho knee Republican has been in tall apr two new inter Type typs Otting Aehl nes of the. Very latest design. 3 the machines provides fall Ilea than the most com be e newspaper compose or room Cuip ent of n decade ago. The Democrat and mrs. c. Wilcox of Crosby announce the marriage of their daughter Velma Lill an to Cecil Gor ton my tzar of this place the Cere Mony having been performed at the presbyterian manse. Olean n. T., on wednesday. June 28 at 12 o clock m., the Rev. We. Gates officiating. They Wero attended by or. Milford maj so of Crosby As Best Man and miss Ethel Howard of straights a brides mild. After a Brief weeding trip including Jamestown Chan Lauua Lake and Buffalo the Young couple returned to Bordell to reside or. Metzgar being employed at that place by the Dana Adams Oil co. Of Bradford. The or de of this Happy is very Well known Here having graduated from the Smethport High school in 1914 and has since been enraged in teaching. She will conduct the school it Lordell next year. The Groom is one of our most ener optic and popular Young men. Son of or. And mra. S. D. Metzgar who until recently has been connected with the state game commission in the Capa City of Deputy Warden for a number of years. Cec l is one of the survivors of the ill fated tuscan a which was torpedoed off the coast of Ireland n the late War. And gave splendid ser vice is a member of the forestry div Ision of the u. S. Expeditionary forces county Park lands will be increased the Pennsylvania for entry and Highway associations closed an Futer Sung three Day session at Warren saturday night. The meeting of these two organizations is particularly interesting to Tho residents of this Coati. Tyas thousands of acres of Mckean county s soil will to located in the nil tonal Park area. Tho Park when completed. extend Over Mckean War Ren Forest Elk and a Small portion of Potter county. Already the government has purchased acres of land for the pork three thousand of which no located in this county. The attendance of 37 foresters Forni All sections of Tho Keystone state was twice larger than and been anticipated for the meeting. Besides were men and officers prominent in National and state reforestation efforts experts who arc enthusiasts to Tho highest degree a to the needs of Laws that will prevent devastation of Timber now standing and. Who of or practical plus whereby Tho waste lands and slashing May a restored again to Beauty and Utility. Besides officers of Tho two associations visiting foresters and Layman note rested in the movement for. A fed. Eral Highway and. Vat acreage of Nal reserves residents of Warren Borough surrounding towns and county Side Wero Well represented. While the people of thug county took very Little interest in the meeting at Warren this county As much Jenen Tecl by Tho Park As any other county in the Northwest As Tho Roc ont Purchase is Only the nucleus of Tho one million acre Park Aud when the o Laizik Are completed Mccoan county will have More acreage in Tho Park Han any other county. Besides the Park proposition the meeting took Uji the matter of the proposed Highway from Pittsburgh to Salamanca where connections could made for Buffalo Smethport. When the now Road i Ora Bradford to Carrowon is built Smith Jort hav a a direct route to Pitts Burgh and will by one of Tho finest in the country. Factory running Fine., All of the four newly installed blow ing machines at the. Smethport. Plant of the interstate window Glass co. Are now in poem Torrand results boing attained fully so main. most possibilities of thes of won f us Glass blowing f3jnstoa i to if i f drive launched France. The Democrat unites with their fam i the rep Uhmann on this irony in extending Best wishes of Prosperity for future hip Pinsov of this popular alumni of the Pennsylvania College from All sections of Mckouwn Bounty gathered at the farm. Bureau Willce. Smethport last thursday to Complete then organization for. Tho two million Dollar 3uildlng. Fund Campaign which a to be launcher Iii he fall. Harry German who is Proa Dent of the Mckean county alumni Assoc it Ion was in charge of Tho meeting. The chief speaker was j. O. Keller who is acting As n. Field agent for the amp Alan Organ zat on. Or. Keller. I Lefly explained the dual purpose of he obtaining of Gilt inn its the state University of Pennsyl Vnola and the raising of. ,12. For the erection of healt i and welfare buildings on Tho Campus. The Pennsylvania. State College must grow to meet the demands of Enn Sylvania boys and girls who Are desirous of obtaining a College Edu Melon at the Only free institution of Olgher learning in Tho said or. Keller. The rejection each your of 1000 Quat bed Boya and Girla. On and daughters of Pennsylvania citizens because of Lack of Coccomo Latsons. Must cease. The speaker very forcibly brought my the fact that not Only alumni but 11 pennsylvanians Are response tile for he College. He pointed out that it is n institution of the people of his Tate and that is taxpayers All must Haro n the responsibility. We want Cople to feel that they not Only can Ive to Penn state but that they should be. Because no institution is More to receive their he said. President John Thomas of Penn Tate was characterized As a. Man of v Sion. In addition to being a Moat capable executive by the speaker who enumerated the developments that have already come in the Short time that or. Thomas has been in authority. One of the latest Steps he said was the establishment of a Grad uate school. Penn state is already a University in everything but the said or. Keller. We have school in schools in addition to engineering St. Graduate established agriculture. Mines natural science and Liberal arts. Contrary to general impress Ion Only one student in four is in the school of agriculture. The school of engineering is the largest in the College. During the past year nearly confined on Page 8 Deer trapped in Well. In an abandoned Well on the Bunker Hill farm near Smethport is the car Cass of a Buck Deer which evidently fell into the Well several and died. The Well which is bowl shaped la about Twenty feet in ref path and Tho sides Are so Steep that it was in for tile Deon which evidently fell Over the i Brink to climb out

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