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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 7, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. Democrat i so., 1ko. Uus Sull bi11tor Smethport pa., thursday july 7, 1927. Term8-42.00 per year. No. 27 officers Nab 3 women raids resorts near my Jewett and Wetmore Are raided county detective Jack Alison accompanied by his son and Deputy Hal sey Allison and corp. Smith and Pri vate Miller of Tho state constabulary spent a and profitable evening after Nightfall tuesday visiting some of the Well known Boh Omlan resorts of this Section of the comity. As a result of their visitations three rapturous Maidens now Grace the woman s of the counts jail this Borough. The first visit was made about mid night to the Woll known Goose ranch Road House near it conducted by or. And mrs. John sea Grin. While or. Szagrin is serving a sentence in the Allegheny county for violation of the liquor Law the officers found mrs. Sea Grin at Nome Ana she was arrested Vio lation of Tho let Igor Law. The lady admitted Tho allegation and defied the alligators. She was brought to Smethport arid lodged in jail. The Goose ranch raid was prompted by information made to county detective Allison in this Bor band concert to night the Smethport band featuring Jack Morrison baritone and Emil ferry clarinet soloist will present the following program at the court House Square Page this evening at o clock italian. Overture Golden dragon King. Vocal Jack mor Rison. Trombone fill More. Clarinet Varie Nelli i Gray Emil ferry. From Tho old folks Lampe. Eyes song of the wanderer so Blue forgive me original. A Large crowd enjoyed last thursday night s concert and the clarinet solos by or. Ferry. Ough tuesday by a gentleman alleged that he had visited the who Well known poultry feathered and human. Fowl or foul or what have you ranch on july and discovered after he came that a Roll he was carrying had mysteriously shrunk s10. Two arrested near Wetmore the o of ulcers next visited a resort at Wetmore near Kane formerly con ducted by de. Besecker who is now serving a sentence in the local county 3afl for violation of the liquor Law avd arrested the proprietress mrs. Mabel Burlew 24, and mrs. Howard Robin son 27, an inmate after a Quantity of Buquor had. Been found. Both Bornem were inmates of the establishment when the raid was made several weeks ago which resulted in Besecker s arrest. The Young women escaped with ment of fines at that time for being inmates of a disorderly House. Mrs. Immediately rented the Rood House and up for business at 61d is. W i the .-mrs., Robinson Tut the comely damsels were brought to sine port and lodged in jail. Held for court yesterday morning the three females were Timken before Justice of the peace r. C. Gleason and that Well known Jurist was visibly embarrassed at the necessity of Morting out Stern Justice to fair and innocent Maiden Hood. Mrs. Sea Grin was held for court under the sum of a look bail. Mis Burlow charged with violation of the liquor Law was also held for the next term of county court Here Viluer 31500 bail. Mrs. Swift family Robinson was fined for being an inmate of a disorderly House the sea Grin and Burlew women were unable to Post Bond so they re Only two Birds in a gilded Cage a be our jul sight to father of local Man drops dead 11 local men qualify for Hole Jpe club Tho look of glee that spread Over the countenance of the cat suddenly Learned the important feline secret of How to gain Entrance to a Creamery had nothing on the smile which spread Over the countenance of e. E. Drake Grange National Bank cashier and ardent local when he shot a Hole in one fairly and squarely while playing a round of the course of the Smethport country club with postmaster b. W. Workley and a. J. . Local Oil producer about o clock last Friday evening. The Well known local Golf Export s shot was made on no. 6 Hole known As the Island Hole and one of the Moat difficult of the entire course. Sur rounded by a Trook Tho Island Hole presents a real Hazard to disturb the Confidence of the Moat confident golfer and the player who shoots on the Green in one shot ordinarily draws a Long sigh of Relief. The distance from tee to Hole a 125 Yarda. Or. Drake took a Fine free swing aiming squarely for the Flag and the Ball performing a Beautiful Are descended at the very rim of cup and dropped in to the amazement of onlookers. It wag a Beautiful shot and the player deserved the coveted Hole in one h onor. Ocer member being h. S. Rubin who made his sensational shot on no. 2 Hole of the local course last summer which is also an extremely difficult Short Hole to play. Rixford to have More pavement to connect with Eldred Road jobs near finish Mckenn county will Benefit by an other important strip of paved High Way As a result of the recent decision of Blie state Highway Dot. Top Xvi All Couie Otting links of Highway not or three Miles in Lennith. Which will 1oln together completed routes of the lived Highway system. The Road to be paved is the one be tween Rixford and Tho latter Point on Tho paved Highway be tween Duke Center and Eldrod. At Rixford the new pavement will connect with Trio paved Highway now be ing built Over Summit Hill to Dallas were it connects with a paved route leading to Bradford. The now connecting link has already been Sun eyed and it is expected thai the contract for construction will b let in the near future to permit com Plo Tanii this summer. Jos. Aldenor son. on the new paved Highway Between for and have the Concrete youth badly Hurt As horse runs wild at fair grounds Philip so Pickott. Aged is of cond i spurt who a employed a a Toller t the first National Bank Emporium us badly injured while attending the rth of tily Celebration at Tho Cean c county Pitlor grounds this Bor Ough about o clock monday Ove ing when a runaway horse ran him Lown. Badly injuring his hip. An Indian Medicine peddle Rose Estivo purchaser on the rack and while coming Down the name stretch at full Speed Tho Saddle slipped and threw Tho rider. Tho maddened Lorse dashed at Brcci ii Eck Speed through the dense crowd and passed out through the Gate. Continuing on its mad night up tin.1 hush Hill Road the horse collided with an Auto and received injuries resulting in its death and badly dam that to automobile. Number of persons of the great crowd Here or 4th interesting races and pro Gram at fair grounds milling skins a Beautiful Driy of the Mado to order variety the widely advertised and eagerly a wilted luge crowd assembled on Tho grounds were not injured by Tho runaway Steed is a Miracle Mckean county fourth of july Cele Yonneff Shackett waa brought to the Nuion and Raco meet at the fair off co of or. Robert Hamilton and that grounds this Borough monday at Nigado uie Accident victim is Tiv cited one of the largest crowds Ever comfortable As possible no Bones Umon blod in this Placo und was one of Tho Best and most successful events of its kind Ever held in this Section of broken but the injury was Dorlous one. It was found that Hie horse s front to knee had hit the Young Man s left hip an endless procession of automobiles with the result he had no. Control started to arrive at the. Grounds Early of the leg. Or. was Tonkon to1 his Home in Coudersport where it la reported to he injury. La suffering greatly from rom ill font up the Hill to Kunimi Mil Are now on Tho Slitor and of the route Chr Hill stretch b Ween Summit and Dallas. A rvs hould he finished in a. Few Days the and Tho contractors will to right on location with equipment to build the new connecting link should they receive he contract. The Road Between Kex for and Pren toss Vale is approximately 2 Miles in length arid will provide Resi dents with a direct Cornecl Iii link to the Roosevelt Highway in addition to their Hook Uri with the extensive paved Highway system radiating from Brad Cord. Red Rock Road completion contractor trod Ross of Bradford who has the contract for putting a new Concrete surface on the old Macadam Highway Between Foster Brook and red Bock has nearly completed that Job after which he will move All his equipment from Foster Brook to de Golier to Rush completion of his oth Joh the Concrete paving of the High in the morning and kept on coming 0.11 Ilay until night. Thousands of people passed through Tho turnstiles and Many Mode a Basket Picolo of the event there was a wealth of amusement for nil. Tho Celebration had Boon widely and Vert land in newspapers in Bradford clean. Salamanca Bolivar Shang up House Knip Cristn Kane Pivit . Eldrod and it Jowett mid ill these tuna Vero largely rep resented. Rho trolling nud iliac Long races were Smethport residents crr saddened. Tho confession John Hazon a 1-1-1 Fiir loudly contested night by news that mrs. 10. Your old local Hoy. Made last to the plucky Little Trotter owned by Jshii a Conan prominent local lady and Drexl Wiki shocking suddenness at her Home on main Street from a. Heart at tack. Mrs. Keenan had been ill Cor several weeks past and while her illness had caused her loved ones and her Many friends deep concern her condition tooth confesses to recent during the past week had apparently taken an encouraging turn for the bet Ter. Mra. Keenan had been about the House up to the moment she was seized with the fatal attack. The departed lady is survived by her husband b. Keenan one of the Moat prominent attorneys of North Western Pennsylvania and by three daughters. Lulu wife of or. W. J weeks of Buffalo Mesa Edna Koe Naji of new York Olty. Acid Sciss Dora co Nan of Home. Appropriate notice of Tho passing of this revered lady will appear in the 13emocral next week. His father and county detective aim Pytcher of Ormsley Ngath covered Hor Hon. Cleared the mystery of the robbery Iclef with glory by dividing honors with of Tho grand Union grocery store on a fast tilth n. Y., horse. Purses in. Mule Street and the stripping of parts both events wore 1300. Of a Ford delivery truck belonging the running Rico had a Numor of the Mccarthy Moat Market main but Tho entries of Sii Dor Well reel on recent nights. Known Olean turf Man eliminated the the lad confessed that he climbed Field in the first heat a window of the grocery store a 10-Mila motorcycle Raco was a after it had been closed for the night thrilling feature of the afternoon pro and secured the sum of which Tho Gram and food time waa made despite manager Howard Workley had Sec a Dusty track. Ted behind a Tea bin for the night. During Tho afternoon Tho Smethport he Money was hidden at the lumber band discoursed musical selections la of Holmes Gilfillan from front of the grandstand Macho the lid took Money As he Tho High wind prevailing during tha Owlet it to spend on himself and his i Day made it impossible for Tho Jewell of companions according to a Smoth Bros to inflate their balloon until Ort dispatch to the Bradford sunday o clock in Tho Erv Jiing delaying another local member since the above was placed in Type Tho Democrat learns that Smethport has gained another member of the Holo in one club. Tho newest member a Frank Foore head of the Mckean county refi Nln co., who made a Hole in one on the no. 2 Hole a 150-Yard shot this week. Building operations at fair grounds Rushing contractor Ray Abbey a i work nearing completion on the two Large county Highway supt. Theodore Schmidt received the shocking news sunday that his father Theodore Schmidt of Pittsburgh had dropped dead on Tho Street in that City about o clock that . Or. And 2llra. Schmidt left for Pittsburgh at once. The deceased was 72 years of age i and for a number of years was employed As a Glass Cutter at the Plant of the Smethport window Glass com Pany this Borough and was Well and favourably known in this Borough where he had Many friends. After moving Buck to Pittsburgh several years ago Schmidt continued to make frequent visits at the Homo of his son Here. Besides his wife the deceased is survived by several children. New exhibit Sheds at the Mckean county fair grounds this Borough. The attractive new structures will be completed in plenty of time for the knit. Aug. So and 1-2-3. One of the Sheds will House the exhibit of horses and the other will House part of the cattle exhibit. With the completion of the new build in the. Local fair will have All new buildings and Best Plant of its kind in the state. In addition to the new structures the shop shed built last year is being doubled in size by a now addition. Colegrove Man arrested for desertion and wife beating Allison to tins As Deputy for his father county detective Jack Al Lison went to Delhi n. Saturday and Bix ought Back Norman k. Wilson to. A woodsman of Crosby who was arrested in the Mew York state town at the instance of rhe local author Tiea. Wilson a charged by ims wife with desertion and non support and assault and Hauvery. Lira. Wilson Alle Frieff that her husband beat Hor before running away june 28th. Wilson who waived extradition. Wam taken before Justice of the peace a. G. Mcallister of Colegrove and was held under 5500 bail for at the next term of county criminal in Smet Hjort. In default of bail he was Brou tit to he county jail in this Borough where be 13 now incarcerated. Have not been made. Way Between Deci Oller and Simpson. I at this writing funeral arrangement the new Rod Hock pavement completes an All Concrete Highway connecting and Duke Center with Bradford. Of mrs. Daniel Bacon death of mrs. Chas. Gillett Colegrove lady mrs. Ada Cornelia Oil Lett. Wife of has. Is Lintt of Colegrove. Died at her Home monday morning following an extended illness. Mrs. Juilett was 73 years of age and s survived by her husband and one brother g. I. Davis of Crosby. The funeral is being held at the Colegrove methodist episcopal Church this afternoon at o clock the Rev. Bailey officiating. Interment made in Colos Rove cemetery. Another smallpox Case reported in Bradford the latest Case of smallpox to b. Reported in the county la that of Thos. Heehan 40, of 22 mop Lowood Avenue Bradford. Sheehan is employed As a for the o. B. S. Traction company int it is feared that Many been exposed to the Dre id . Tho family Home has been quarantined mrs. Sheehan and children Havo been vaccinated m. J. Removes of Bradford Baa Roscov Bacon wife of Marifel Bacon occurred n Cleveland Ohio where she had been a surgical patient of the celebrated or Ile on sunday night at o clock Bacon accompanied by Mem ers of her family went to Clevelan he sunday previous and entered i Crile s Hospital for treatment. O wednesday morning she submitted t operation for a Throat All Lintio Vrbich was apparently so Success to hat or. Bacon and daughter. Mis Bacon returned to Smoth por reports of uie esteemed lady s Rondi Ion continued to be Enciu Raglan o saturday evening when a me sat was received that mrs. Bacon had suf Fred a serious Delappo was sink no rapidly and which summoned be and daughter Back to Kolovo and. Where they Imi Ved some Houn before the visitation of the death an miss Robertine Vincent was born n. Y., August in. If ibo of or. And mrs. Kernel b. Vincent. She was United in mar to Daniel Bacon of Smethport i Itai Alolph. N. Y., Lime 17, 1sso the fruits of this Union three Daugul ters Iva. Ellen and Margaret la of whom miss Iva j. Bacon of Pun fru Tawney miss Margaret l. Baco of Home survive Werli the stricken he ered from an attack of smallpox. Reeves visited in Smethport a Lovr-1 in the terrible born vement Tho rarely Stelcl hand to mourn the Loirs of a indulgent wife anal Mother. Herald. The confession waa Bounty detective. Jack big feature of Tjie program secured Byl at o clock Jewell one of amer1 Allyson after Lea s greatest Awo Nauta made a hat officer and run Down Nii Morous Beautiful ascension to a High att Tudd Lues Saccs fully following the recent i and made a double Parachute drop in Erlea of potty in this town his fall Back to Earth Landing no Volch Load Tho of ulcer to believe that the fair grounds. The ascension he jobs note the result of thai of the Best Ever this Seo Tice r. C. Gleason last thursday night eating. And was hold for the next term of Mckoan county Crimona court in this Boron Jorli under j2.000 bail on n. Of robbery and felonious Enli a. Was furnished by the ind s father. Ball Tavvo missing Betula boy burglars Are now. In jail last week county detective Jack Allison succeeded in capturing Leonard Palmatter is and Rex Fox Ali Betula who wore implicated in i recent eries of Roh Borns in Tho Rorby town by confession of Clai once Moi Olson 14, following is arrest for Tho crimes by detective Allison several weeks Ngn. At Tho time of the arrest of Youn Morrison who is a former Smethport South Antl who is now confined to the juvenile department of the local Jalili Palmatter and Fox lord and and been hiding in the Woods near Betula. Or. Al lion figured that they would eventually come bark Home and Hon calculation proved Correct. At a Henning before Justice of Uio peace Frank Oviatt of Betula the Lada confessed guilt and were committed to Tho county Jill this to await the next term of court. Small Blaze at nearby farmhouse roys playing with matches wet fire ill knot port residents. Mrs. A scan i--7 also survived by or for Days before he was stricken and As result a number Homes wer under precautionary quaran Tine. The restrictions have been lifted. Will be Drunken Driver arrested Carl Swanson. A Young Man who resides in the Vicinity of Marvin Dale. Placed under arrest last evening by sheriff Barton and Deputy Halsey Allison. The local officers received word thut Swanson driving an Over land touring cur had Gene Over the Bank near the farm of Jos. Fields a Short distance this Side of Hazelhurst and hit a badly wrecking the vehicle. Swanson was found seated in the Cir when the officers arrived at the scene. Remnants of two husky bottles of alleged Moons Bine wore found in his Pospis sign and to was by ought to Thi place and lodged in jail Fie is said a Havo been so completely hours do com Bat that it Wrt a necessary to carry him bodily from the car to a cell. A hearing is Beins held this morning. Eldred Man arrested for statutory offence Hazen Carpenter. 25. Of Emred arrested by Halsey of this place acting As Deputy county detect Ive at where he is employed As a tool Dresser on a warrant Assur a by a Lara boo Kirl charging him with a statutory offence. Carpenter was taken Hozore Justice of the peace Mccarthy of who commit tort him to Tho Mckean county jail. Port. Without boil to await the next term of criminal court. An entire Block in Kane is under quarantine against smallpox As the result of two cases in that place. In family has Tho Heartfelt sympathy i to the roof of the front porch of the or. The Hilton form on Tiv farm is Valley Highway by c k. Yeadon of James j w. Hsin Lcy about o clock Tull a Townan-1 two Brothers. K. I afternoon. Vincent Buffalo. N. Y., and Karl h one ant it Vincent Noel Levy Center. N. After her marriage to or. Cd soon. The couple resided in Smethport for a number of years whore or. If icon con to Bloke was a stubborn finally Necos siry to Call Smethport fire depart Mon for Ulp. Members of the with three of Tho motor fire ulc Tho .1-mile run to the scone and a great feature of tha afternoon d program waa Tho exhibition by three fancy gilted and Hugli jumping horses owned by or. Cartwright of Randolph n. One of the a High jumpers Wab Alden by or. We. Josler prominent Olean veterinary surgeon whose sup Erb do spite the fact that 10 is 76 pc non of nge won Tho Admir it Lon of Tho Lingo a Groa cd pig Cha so on Hie race rack and a diving contest Between boys for coins burled. In a tub of flour ave a touch of old time fourth of uly atmosphere to Tho Celebration. In the a platform Square Lance was held and the concluded with a one Lucent fro work display presented by be Antonelly sikh Cro Najiy of Machester n. The exhibition was one of the finest Ever witnessed in Thia Section of the country. The Antonelly co., incidentally has been engaged to Iro Henl fireworks spectacles each night of the Mckean county fair to to held Here 30 and sept. 1-2-3. Thoro was a big Midway furnished by Tho Sam Spensor exposition shows a. Fer la wheel chair piano merry Kro round several Miltor Loua shows inc id Lnor a circus athletic show sideshow and some High class attractions and a number of concessions. The carnival experienced a tremendous business Day and night and la Ronti Nuong in operation at Tho of rounds Tho balance of this week and la being visited by big crowds nightly. It is a Good show. Miss Connolley Hurt by torpedo a fits Mayte Connolloy. Well known Young indy. Was Tho first victim of the annual life Monn Cine bombard ment of fourth of july explosives in last thursday of to Ninfer. Was standing in front ducted the Imperial hotel which waste win extinguished the fire before much Oriel Nally built by mrs. Pacon s father and ii rat Condit cowl by or. V in rent Asj the Olmi Wauqua about to ago the family in Ovid to do Lini whore or. Bacon in other Bulnes which he con do cowl for a number of years. A Feriv Acari Leo he of bin busier so in City and the returner to Smyrl Henrt taking up Thi or res Donco in the Imperial Block which or. Bac Artmont building. Mrs Bacon was trait and a lady of Lovely Street i Nizoil Case of diphtheria a Case of diphtheria has been re ported to the local Board of health. Uio victim toeing Thomas Young son of or. And mrs. Floyd Nichols of Bank Street. Quarantine restrictions were placed on the family Home tuesday. Try Democrat Job printing. Firecracker exploded in youth s face a in yer old off. D. Maxwell of Iti Adford. One of the directors of the Mckoan county for , was painfully Cut Over left oyo when a ii Wracker in his be Oil Street. a Proy s drug Stire on main alien a to Porto thrown near standing bounded from the we sidewalk Ami hit la on Tho Chin As it j ii exploded. A Long deep w.1s in 1 of character who was fairly idol invited a and we House Burns while family visits Here Tho Beautiful residence of or and Mih. Jorge , former local residents in pa., wits Des troyed by fire of mysterious to i Othor with its monday night or Early tuesday morning while rhe Minos were away. Mrs. bad visiting her cars crash on main Street. 1-Rtat a Tunny oven his As Ernest comes was driving up Street in his t Uick Canipe a a wrester be Orang new York License Plattel drove from the curb on East main Street and intr Tho front of his oar do ins Ronsi durable damage to the vedic and destroying a front tire. The s new York Systo car emerged with min or damage. Tho other Driver who was to blame for Tho crash gave his no Drom Cly inor y., and offered to assume the for dam age. A is loved by wide. Circle of friends parents. Or. And mis. Gleason of this Borough and or. My Fionn left wore jul Vilis cd to enjoy her Trinco. Her .Ninc is ii nil All who will miss her the ice ulant victim Atton Dodi Tho was in Smethport by or. Hamilton and thanks ovo Nuich and the Fennerm prompt attontin., serious Roseni Toncos j hol-1 St. Rli7.-.bcth s Call wore Ivor of Tho a Tondin physio Thi. Thursday Mornini ,-.t 9 m o clock it is be Wert Tho i a. P j. Donahue from spar Golf tournament today the Kane and Smethport country clubs Are scheduled to play a oif match on Tho local course this after ovo Ning Tho it Eiting players at dinner at Tho will be onto Talmod a Temple club an anti Birc with Bis brother Leonard to drive Tsmith port to take his wife Homo. When be arrived Here tuesday morning a sni e him him of Itic Cluro Holli ? disastrous lire Bali ohm Bat the fire Start Fil is Froni fire works shot off in or. G. P. Meacham dead Olean. July o. P. Mocham Woll known physician of Eldred. Died Thia morning at v15 o clock in the Bot Altaj where to and Liten a patient for a Days. The is survived by his wife Johnlo a rely to Hafl Homo in Elstrod. Whore funeral and internment will take place. Miss commit from the ener is i a Philly Roo owing i Luto Mont was in St. Ellzabeth a to of Tho painful injury. Franklin of Colvillo to locate in Duke Center of , who is closing out his j played a chemist at the Mckenn business at Botula. Is building a Busi county refinery. Flu Mars Valley was Ness Block at Duko Center and will op-1 United in marriage to mis a Annotto in a drus store and mercantile o-Itab-1 Lewis of Bradford at Salamanca sat Lahmont in town soon. Urdy july 2. Tho night after or. Mcgownn had left Smethport. Only a few articles of furniture worn saved. Loss is estimated at partly covered by insurance and mrs. C f. Schwab o Bradford wore guests of or. Acid mrs. La. K loser tit sunday. Badly Cut by axe Kiwi Cinco Havon of Ilu Bank received a bad on the left instep when Tho. Olarle of a Sharp axe with which to was in seafred in cutting Wood slipped and waa imbedded in the member last saturday afternoon. Injured your Man Wing brought to shot Hryk to by his father Clyde. Haven where or. W. A. Ostrander at tended him one. Wound waa a bad

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