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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 7, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Democrat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper i my Kean the Democrat Covert the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be your papers volume Xiv Democrat publishing co., inc. Smethport pa., thursday july 7, 1921. Per year. No. 27. The Smethport band regular weekly concerts Are a pop ular summer feature. Brings other members of family with her. English War Bahje likes . Mrs. Herbert Smith English War Bride wife of a world s War Veteran whose record in Battles won him med als from great Britain France and tie United states but whose batting average As a husband was about .035, in Back in America together with her daughter Peggy and arc located at their former Home in Crosby. Herbert Smith about whose Esca Pades and adventures As a boy and later his exploits in the mexican Brit ish and United states armies Many columns have been written married an English during the world War convalescing from wounds received at the second Battle of the Marne. After the War they came to America with Little Peggy who was born in England. They started housekeeping at Crosby where Herbert was born and lived during the Odd tunes he was no engage in hair raising adventures or being detained by the authorities for infractions of the Law. For a things seemed to go smoothly another child a son was born and Herbert seemed to have hit his stride As a quiet and sedate married Man. However the Call of the wild was too insistent and Smith deserted his family about a year ago and has not since been located by the authorities. After vainly trying to locate her Hus band mrs. Smith who was supporting the two Chi Tjien was furnished transportation by the county to return to her Home in England. She lived there a few months but found conditions so changed during the years that she had been absent that to return to America and finally was about i when a few Days in company with her brother arid his wife or. And Garner she arrived at where it is understood they to tilt make their Home. Mrs Smith is a refine Al and Charm ing Young woman who has bravely fought adversity in providing for her two Little ones. Her married life with Smith was a Stormy one and Mairy friends and acquaintances became Iii predicted by the Democrat the regular weekly open air concerts of he Smethport bund arc proving a popular summer feature and Are brins no throngs of people from the sur umling country into town every sat. Urday night. The Community at Large Jeno Fita greatly by this influx of Visi ions. Owing to the fact that saturday night appears to be the adored one of the week for the concerts the. Band Las abandoned the contemplated change of concert night to thursday saturday night will be continued As the concert night. The band members Eire devoting their time and Energy absolutely without financial to giving the people u Complete change of musical program each week. To maintain a musical i organization such As Smethport now possesses necessitates a continual out of Money for music instruments Etc. And the band is badly in need of uniforms. The uniform fund is near in the goal but is riot yet adequate. To make a set of uniforms possible the band will conduct a Public dance at the lyceum Friday evening july 15, from which it is hoped to realize sufficient receipts to make the uniforms possible. Watch for Bill contain Long further particulars. Next saturday night at o clock tie band will Render the following program at the court House band stand. Fox from fid Calera one bog and one from a trombone uniforms ordered. A representative of the uniform. Co., Philadelphia is wednesday no grit arid was Given the order for the new 9et of uniforms and measured the members for the same. The new uniforms will be of regulation Blue and Are very at Tractive in design. It is expected the will be delivered August 3th. Kane All swedes and Alle. Gany the victims. All play like professionals Smethport played its first game of the season Nway from Home monday being the fourth of july attraction at Allegany n. Y., and celebrated the Day by beating the York state Bunch in decisive fashion. Sronet port batted two Allegany pitchers Ull Over the lot accumulating 1r bangles and 14 Ruus. A stolen Buse and a couple of errors in the first inning let Allegany score u run and they made two More in the sixth with the Aid of a batting rally. Smethport grabbed two earned runs in the third and Ihen sewed the game up in the fifth when they walloped the Ball All Over that Section of the coun try and run bases until they were tired six runs. Tocu for Good measure they added one in the sixth two in the eighth and three in the ninth. Howard Denning caught the entire game for Smethport it being his first appearance behind the Bat this sea iou. His work was All to the Good his stick work added a Heap to the run getting. O Brien was a Star in the Outfield one of Bis running catches being of the spectacular order when be robbed Bri Dou of a bit in the fifth inning. Xic Gowan had a big Day at first accepting nine chances without an error. Leonard Doyle showed that he is a Good actor on the Diamond As Well by behind the footlights and was the beads liner monday in the hitting pro ram. Paul donning Tore off a couple of two baggers. Captain thu run wild on uie bases and crossed the plate three times. Hogan Mccarthy hit with great Llroy Glicr Bob contributed notably to Louie s support by Pliny aug a sensation i ill game in left yield. Lii the eighth and ninth with the i inc i icly won Smith porn eased up find the visitors accumulated two Ruus in Cecli of these frames. Mcgowan s hitting featured offensive Side of the Gimme he having four hits one of these a Brce sticker. The score follows smut Jirout Ali k 11 to a Denning of i 3 2 2 1 Peeler c .5 1 1 7 2 Hull p .4 Mcgowan 11 i 2 Mccarthy 2b .4 1 Tull is .3 0 Clark 3b .4 0 Doyle of .4 r. Hull if .4 0 37 8 14 27 14 3 Kane a r h i o a e g. Unson of .2 0 Anderson of .1 0 v. Gustafson if .4 1 h. Johnson he .4 1 a. Swu Sou ss.4 0 e. Benson of .4 0 a. Johnson in .4 1 0 1 Bergren p .3 0 30 a. Gustufson 2b -----4 c reversal of decision of Erie county courts. Have been excused in Ontkean Moon wrong for Moonshine growth of baby bears is permanently stunted from Russol with White mule. 100 7 3 4 0 24 by innings Smethport 41010200 8 kure 00000002 two base hit i Jenning. Three base bits Mcgowan Ander son. Struck by Hull 4 Bergren 5. Base on balls off Bergren 3. Stolen bases l. Hull Denning Mccarthy. Umpires Bernard and Engstrom. Terestea in her behalf. The red improved Highway possible vigor and handled a Bunch of dim cult Bobbin Hull and Tot Amle Clark look Elf after the pitching As Well As doubling at second and third. Joe Norton Well known in Benet port a a player and Umpire Twenty years ago lires in Augany and was an interested Spectator at tue a True. One of his seven children pud at Short Stop for the Home team. Or. Norton had on interesting fanning Bee with Smethport to Bradford. I the Smethport visitors notably Hep i Man Tull who attended St. Benaven Ture s College with or. Norton and Portville next sunday. Next sunday the Portville n. To earn will try conclusions with Smith port at the fair grounds gome called at 3 o clock. The visitors will have several play is in the line up who Aro Well known to Smethport fans. Paul Loran a member of last year s local outfit p a second and his brother a is a fielder. We Lias been seen Here at shortstop wit various teams during the past two seasons plays that position for Thi new York states. Portville has scored a a stable num. Of victories this season and the team that boats them has to work Hurd. Don t fail to see sunday s con it will be a Good one. Took up her Case and while the society1 could not locate her husband and com Pel i pm to support his child Reid it Lent her in returning to tier Home in ii Glahsl. America had set its Seal on tie eng Lish woman and she was discontented until she returned to its shores. By coming fall. Accepts position in Kane. R. K. Knapp who during the past year has been news editor of the Democrat has accepted the position of Man aging editor of the Kane daily Republican and will upon the disc Hatke of his new duties next monday. Or. And mrs. Knapp and three children will take up their residence in liar be. Or. A gifted one of the fast disappearing school of journalists who understand phase of the printing business. He will to a valuable addition to the editorial staff. Smethport people while regretting the of this splendid family will wish their a ce.88 in their Home. Realization by next fall of the Long a and Long dreamed of Ini proved Road Between sane Liport Antl Bradford now seems assured. The Highway on the War Ren t Moore Job Between sinc Thorl and City was opened sunday Between this Borough and ice ring s Cor ners a Point nearly two beyond Farmers Valley Tolfe provides a stretch of Concrete Road for a Suvinee of approximately 6% Flea out of this enough and supt. Aldrich Ollil Hie is islands have performed a splendid of. The two mixers on Row Hill Are Canuet if splendid Prog Rose and it fax Bridon Sec that the entire Fum Sec Luport to hew of will be torn. In eight we Elf to Lett. Is still a mystery. The county authorities arc eth in. Fest Latiny the mysterious shot was fired into the farm House of Oliver on Peirce Brook one Day recently while or. Oliver was in his bedroom someone discharged a Shotgun through the window the charge lodging in the opposite Wall of the room. Fortunately the Farmer was out of Range shot and escaped injury. Of the the window Glass factory it is understood that repairs will be started to the Smethport factory of the. Interstate window Glass company right away. Glasswork Era Are inclined to the belief that this presages a resumption of operations at the big Industry in the near future. It is understood that officers of the tote Stati corporation Aro enthusiastic Over the Model Glinse and that it Onn by placed in operation with less prep non Tion than the majority of Factor ifs trolled by the interstate company. Both played on the Ball team. Monday s score follows Smith Pom a r h to a e p. Denning 2 Tull is so Mcgowan it .5 Mccarthy 2b-ss .5 Clark a a .0 Doyle of. 6 o Brien if ii. Denning c r. Hull p-2b .5 5 .4 0 2 0 b 2 0 1 2 1 1 1 4b 14 18 27 11 a r h to a Rew Hill to Bradford it will be of interest Rodford the surrounding co Ujita Tornoff hat o. Tappan of the department is of font making arrangements in most u once the Road beginning the foot of Row Hill to Rew cite. Fie o have the work completed in the Ourse of two months. Tha mad Lead no from. Bradford to hew City is no Roady macadamia de and concreted to he foot of the Hill so that when the Vork is completed there will be a Good Nail Clear to Row. Or. Tap ran Isk d permission yesterday of the Emery manufacturing company unload Bis materials from the train at Tho Plant int the permission was gladly Given him by the Emery , Friday. H. Grant Rafky c-3d .3 0 1 .4 0 grand sky 3b .4 1 f. , of 0 Colligon of .4 u Schell in Norton 8s 0 Grade Kingry p .4 0 c 0 the supreme court of Pennsylvania As declared women eligible for jury duty. The ruling that women were ineligible for jury duty was first made by judge Bouton of Mckean county presiding at a hearing in Tho Ciao of mayor Klytta of Erie growing out of the recent vice crusade in that City. Tho Smethport Jurist dismissed the in lot Mcnol against kills. While judge Bouton cited Tho of women hitting on the grand jury which re. Turned the indictment to serve be found numerous other imperfections in the instrument to warrant dismissal. Following the Duclion of judge Bouton i the klttb1 Case. Judge Kosnitser of Erie county acted similarly in the Max Ell homicide Case dismissing the in Clinent on the grounds that women at on the grand jury. This Case was in carried to the supreme and the ending was that women were eligible r jury duty. Whether this will effect in present status of Tho Kilts remains to lie seen. Judge Bouton been excusing women from Jur Uty in Tho it Koan county courts. The following associated press Dos atch Tella of the supreme court do Islon Philadelphia july right o women to serve on juries in the court c Pennsylvania was uphold by the 3tnte supreme court today in on open on by Justice Schaffer which reverse decision by the court of Oyer an Ter Miner in brie county. In concluding the decision the open on Eald the pending Case Call a for Tho immediate decision Only of to lost two the fourth. Tie East Smethport Ball team me i cent it Franklinville monday Ebert they played two games morning no afternoon. The first game resulted to 2 and the afternoon Gams 12 to 4 with Frauk Linville at the big end in games. Walker and Crawford were the pitch erg and Peeler caught both contests. A Large crowd witnessed Tho afternoon contest As Frankli Viville put on a to abrasion of the Day by Ruut Brwst Allegany 65 8 1 27 is 8 1-j Clark 3 statement of cemetery fund mar. F. A. Green in of improvement to Home Hill Cem Exerv prepared the too Oil state tent of the i pundit Siren of the fund rec d by Cash rec d from mrs. For St. Ella Beth b cemetery. a track out by Hull 6, grand risky 4, Morso 2. On off Hull 4, Cark 1 Grandusky 1. Two base p. Denning 2. Tell j Mccarthy h. Denning c. Grandusky. Uni Pirouti Cit scr f. Char. For sir fir Ixia or 208.s it Luik pipe and fix. Lure s Hallstrom paint c . Provin 44s.1 for to serve on est p Kane siding july Atli Kerbox Creek rises among Hills that Hugo Long been peopled by a hard working god fearing race years ago they built n Little Church and theirs was a hippy Parson but time and the volstead act lower prices and higher res und n great discrepancy Between in prices of hides and shoes have Rought i voc among them. Tho pews ave been torn from the Church a Vio nest holds Forth in the pulpit and Ese Hill people now Bend their Knees and Rock their torsos to the Turkey of and shimmy to their hearts con Iii. Tho women have been putting n Iylo and Luk Lnu off clothes until icy resemble hard losers at strip Pokr and the men Wear Guus and tote Lack jacks. Tie barns have been con cried into garages Tho kitchens into Stiller los and every cellar la it lipid in warehouse. Bonnie und in Dikeman bears followed their nos s when a Peculiar odor was wafted own Chatterbox and is they nearer he settlement the scent came Strong r. Jed Hopkins had used Corn in my King Moonshine and he had dump d Bis Mush barrel that Day Jed bought he had extracted All the Alco Iol from that Corn but it retained Snoug kick to make two Little bears rightfully drunk and their pads made Lunguy crooked trails a they stagger d homeward. Bears like men have Nittlo Bonse when full of Fusil Oil the cubs had fallen into the Trout Stream and rescued and a other time and again. They were still Sev eral Miles from Homo when they came upon in old Bear and her three husky pubs All eat log Honey from a demolished Bee hive. Bennie loves several Dif Ferent varieties of food but Honey suits him Best and the cubs invited themselves to join their Ursine. Neigh Bors who immediately Procco Ducj to chastise the Little inebriated for their presumption. Harriet prepared breakfast the next counties which Are covered by of. 3807. We Oiler talk no doubt How Ever that Lomeii Are eligible to Servo As jurors in All the common wealth s the decision was rendered in the Maxwell homicide Case which had been Anas Hwy on the ground that women served on the jury. The indict. Meat in that action was. Ordered re stated. Tho court pointed out that in a is Miliar ease the. Supreme court of thus lets had advised the state Jjck Folb. Leis did not Way to the stable loft and found uie Cuba bound asleep after a vigorous shaking Etc managed to Gat. Them out of their cot and House jut their gait was unsteady their eyes blood Auto Jennie had developed a Limp Anil lost several patches of fur and poor Little Bonnie had lost the tip of his left ear and sported a swollen Oye. Nov inn Lias bad some few tilts Wlllie the Demon hum and he explained to Harriet hint the bears Nad been on it toot and Flint Illey were suffer ing from the evil effects of n skin Laturo to enact a statute making to j and that they Wcroft in nil like men liable to jury duly. The decision i i Bood Dpi Irod for life As lie had of Tho Pennsylvania court. It was stat known of a similar Case in the human de. Is that legislation in this state family when a twelve year old boy has been found sufficient in Ruelf lob jul meddled with his father s cellar meet the new health at a meeting of Ette and the boy never grew any More. Harriet just flowed giving fret Aid to the inebriated Little when Ostrander came striding Down the troll armed with fishing material of All ports and sizes. The doctor and officer. The snort snort boil Al of Haalon fist Friday Naglit the health officer c. N. Dickinson Vau i old friends and Doc to tender his resignation. It is ski u making understood that the difficulties but won is comf0rtable is possible. The boxed and tie officer arose from the latter reporting a health nuisance and ton i fun Long to notify the one Respens ilk to Abate the rame. Tho officer Maln Talnad that he was Aat a gift within his rights in refusing to notify offenders against Borough health Laws what they must do. The members of uie Board wore of the opinion that the officer had been derelict in his duly the Nettan Fri the when Harriet asked the Wilth icon s tale had put in her mind the doctor explained to her that further growth on the of Tho Cuba was utterly impossible As they bad partaken if Moonshine in the wrong phase of Moon. Linn la and Jennie were As so Cluj As bears be and for two Days and two night they we Fri tramp Ling out the Vintage where the grapes of win ii lire but they Bave Dav night. Or. Dickinson s Xuc Vessor now fully recovered and May be found will be chosen at the August Moet inc. At almost Auy time tailing Down at the Hole. Balance 122.07 the a swedish team of Kane a Fine aggregation of clean Young Ball 1 players met defeat sunday Al the of tie local team by a score of 4-s. John Clay now superintendent. John a. Clay Acci inc a the position of general superintendent of Iho Are going to Burma Fields. The Democrat understands that Frank setter of Smethport. In Orcas Eicr of county and his son Frank Potter of Kane have accepted positions As drillers in the treat Burm Ese Oil Fields and will for the East in Tho near future. Thu of in far off Burma arc attract american Oil experts in Tho Democrat the ing Many of throughout the United the contest was a Well played one r of and interested the crowd from the Start. Time Niport got the jump in the first inning by re Orang for runs two hits two bases on Balle and two making this possible. However after oils inning Kane seemed to bit its strike and Smethport and to work Bard Lor the balance of Louie Hall on lace Momna for Smethport pitching a in tight bal ant the general tie up Fields by virtue of Good Holt Ling who visitors stir Jess until the sight inning Clay products company a i Clermont met Haa entered upon Tho discharge of his new Dulles. Tho International company which the great factory and mines months Nufio has Bot a making extensive improvements to the Plant which la now Ono of i he finest in the country. Jar. Clay who for n number of Yonts was bup of the sergeant wic in a a Pablo sex ecu live who will Mace Good in i new capacity. Home from new Mexico. Postmaster k w. Workley returned Homo monday from sew it Xico where of Acorin Panido his Yon Craig Workley St Cral weeks ago and whore the Young Man will remain for some time for the Benefit of . Or. Workley slates that reports of Craig s condition Are encouraging Anil his recovery depends upon his strength which was shattered by a of fration Saver t months ago being re stored. The hosts of friends of this popular Young Man will Hope for his Early and Complete convalescence. His foot crushed. Fred Hagman of Clermont while working on a Pennsylvania train at Clermont this morning caught his foot in the by Sperg Between two car and Tho foot was badly injured but will not have to be amputated. Or. Hont. Hamilton at tarried to the injured Man. Body coming from overseas. Remains of Roy a Douglass of East Smethport. Or. And mrs. G. C. Of cast Smethport received word from the War department that the body of their non. Hoy a. Douglass is Beins pro Light Home from France. Private Douglass served valiantly with company m. In. On the Batlle front and his death occurred suddenly from a severe attack of illness his company was under enemy fro. The body on its arrival in the Una Tod St trs will be taken to Cherrytree he old family Homo in Indiana county ph., whore the funeral and interment will take place. Farm for rent inquire of mrs. Julia Richmond suit port a. P.4y of

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