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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 8, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Two the Mckean Democrat thurs., july 8, 1920 Russell Lindsley editor entered at the Post office at Smethport pa., As second class matter Public Ami soldiers Monument associations condemned guns mortars and howitzers is com mended to the attention of communities which were disappointed in not being Able to obtain ordnance captured from the foe. It is True that the pc Iees of artillery that the government offers do not have the sentimental value that would be attached to German Cannon signifying in a Concrete Way our Victory but for decorative purposes they Are not to be despised. In a nearby Borough is a Monument to soldiers who fell in the civil War. Cannon Hank ing the Shaft give an effective touch to it or. Cobb s argument for Ned Bun line and he fact vines Bacn to or like contributors to the Field of american lit of fms not front Smethport Mckean county pa., july 8, 1920. Editorial a mighty chorus should arise to endorse the plea of Irvin r. Cobb for old Cap Collier " gnus us Tlle memorial. An Inex pen erasure and who have up to. Date been barred from High brow literary circles will Echo the Sive am rat Simc time Hiarker of sentiments of every boy surreptitious a of our heroes Caiman by by perused the absorbing pages of sure american soldiers Are not unworthy of Consul ration. They Are suitable also As interesting objects to be placed in Public squares and in Parks. The government s offer should not go begging. Post. Slot or Diamond Dick concealed Between the covers of his school geography. It is time for All boys old and Young to rebel elders intellectual superiors have dictated to us what we shall read Long enough. It is doubt Ful whether the crudest literary attempts of the ones who have engaged in Quantity production novels will approach the Asi nine vap rings of some of the High brow auth ors of. Sentimental slush which is handed to us with the stamp of approval of the critics As Good literature. One thing about the Nickel novel heroes they never uttered an adjective that would cause the teacher to excuse the Pupil from reciting audibly in class nor did they wrestle with with any vexing sex problems. They Ever battled valiantly for the old fashioned Virtues and the transgressor in the end Al ways got his or As the Case might be Good and plenty. The fact is or. Longfellow and his associates were Busy creating literature while or. Hickock and others of the Nickel literature Field were making Frontier history. As a result we Are prone to read the tales of the latter class for the simple reason that they radiate action and who will say that it would be possible to exaggerate the truth in chronicling the history of the Early while the construction at times May leave some thing to be desired from a literary sense the action is always there. She moves she moves. Just the kind of action that the average red blooded american relishes exaggerated or not. We won t argue with the critics in classifying american High brow authors so Long As. They Don t compel us to read their literature. It May be Gool literature but it s damned poor Reading sign of the in which is the suddenness with which rooted ideas Are abandoned and dominant changes Are made. Reforms that have been fought Over for general Iris pass almost by consent. The franchise is doubled women have votes and even exceed the male voters Home Rule is car ried by unionist majorities again the liberals labor becomes the new Rich and the lower Middle class whose fixed incomes Are now become the new poor. Bish Ops and Deans invite nonconformists to their cathedrals. The minister of education Wel comes Denom nationalism to Public schools. The House of lords leads the Way in divorce. Socialism is advocated in academic literary and aristocratic quarters. The biggest Empire on Earth is transformed into the millennium of la Bor. And the biggest Republic on Earth goes dry and retires from the Harrison in fortnightly review. American Soldier thirty Eik it years in service has travelled in Many parts of world and knows How to handle men one red Chevron to Gether with a Chance to Vest one very Tirril saluting urm. That is the Gist of general Pershing s letter to Secretary Baker asking the latter to relieve him of his military duties and allow him to re turn to civilian life. Return to civilian life is obviously Only a figure of speech. For general Pershing can scarcely be said Ever to have had any of that Occas Only enjoyable commodity. Born just before the cloudburst of the civil old enough at its close probably to realize that something had been going on during those years a Point plebe seventeen years later Veter an of Indian wars and Cuba and observer in Manchuria Bandit Chaser in Mexico first Soldier of the greatest legion Ever sent across an it All together subtract the total from fifty nine years and How much Civ Ilian life do you get Many a yank who As the end of eighteen months of o. D. Drew near fretted at two hours de Lay in the preparation of the ticket of leave that meant a White Collar and a Pillowcase forever More will sympathize with the general s posit Ion. But does the general know what lies ahead of him does he know that the clothing store proprietor is still rubbing his hands in profitable reminiscence of that year of 1919 in which the youth of a nation benight itself All the body Cov ering it could stand does he realize that it now costs almost As much to get a Collar Laun dered As it used to by a new one does Hector the Fordson Way of farming is easier quicker better. It will help you do More work per Day. It will help the Farmer to do. All of his work More Only in the Field but any and All Power work on the farm. And because it will do More and better work for you it is a Money maker. The Fordson tractor is a product of the mechanical Gen ius of Henry Ford it is his idea of the Universal Power Plant for All kinds of work on All kinds of farms. It is a Light tractor it is easy to handle and it gives you a steady reliable Power. It endures. Fordson repair parts and always Handy. We carry a Stock of parts and employ mechanics who understand just How to get the Best results the Fordson. Tell you about the. Expert re let us Fordson. Ford made by Henry son and sold by main Street garage James quirk sons. Line of parts for Oliver tractor plows appreciate the fact that two Cullers no longer Cross the counter for a Jitney does he know that he is entitled to sixty does he realize that if he is very Thrifty and accepts plenty of invitations to Dine out he May possibly make it last two weeks american legion weekly. Have your clothes Home made they Are better. Dyeing dry cleaning press ing. John 1c Arlen main st., Smethport a. Waste paper. One can do his bit in saving the Trees the for the pulp Wood that goes into the manufacture of newsprint by saving the waste paper that accumulates around his Home. And instead of burning it sell it. For the ragman these Days is paying Good prices for paper waste. The shortage in newsprint that has run up the Price so that when it can be purchased at All it is at a rate Many Hundred per cent higher than a few years ago is such that Many of the smaller newspapers of he country have been forced criminal farms. Criminal farms were suggested to replace Penn Sylvania s old county jails by the committee onto s11spcik criminal Law at yesterday s session of the state More two in Lollon tons of waste Are is now meeting at an mall a for Homes and containers Ford Springs. Since the Advent of prohibition the flails have been practically empty and the j of system was aptly characterized in the com in an Apical to the housewife and Mit tee report As useless obsolete and vicious business save paper Secretary of to put criminals at useful tasks earning Mon Commerce says that Many of our themselves their dependents and of wast paper Are As maintenance of the state institutions would certainly seem preferable to crowding men together in idleness. The conditions in Many of the county jails and even in the Eastern Penitentiary Are far from satisfactory from any Point of View. We do not believe that a jail should be Comfort Able Home a Man should be made to realize that being punished while he is there. But every Opportunity should be Given to come Back if possible. He should be encouraged not driven lower. The suggestion of the bar association that criminal farms be established is an excellent one. It a bit difficult to work out but it has so Many possibilities for Good that it should certainly be Given a old guns As memorials. Inasmuch As nearly every Village in the land submitted a request for a Cannon captured from the germans there were not enough of these trophies to Supply the demand. The offer of the War department to donate to municipal corporations posts of the grand army of the re substitutes for ground Wood pulp and Are used in making All kinds of Book Bond Ledger and writing papers. Don t Burn waste paper. Lancaster examiner. Are you planning a vacation your outfit is not com plete without a pair of up to Date glasses. Or. J. 1 Wiant optometrist satisfaction guaranteed examination by appointment 107 r. Phone io7-r Smethport a. Or r v for Job printing Given attention Democrat Job printing Dep t the Light i there it is a false step or a wrong turn there is made impossible even on the blackest of nights by an eve ready Daylo. It Points the Way surely and safely. Don t ask for a flashlight an eve ready Daylo Hallstrom Bros. Main st., Smethport a notice having rented my Arm i offer Lor Sale 1 matched Black work team weight 3150 Iba heavy harness and Wagon also i cheap work horse. Adv. Of. Fred. H. Nourse. Wanted. Woman to do general House two in Good wages dress p. O. Pox. 416 Smethport adv. It. Work. And. O n u y o n e f our took of tuned Auto it u a Studebaker Cylinder. Fate amen Rev tottering oar in Good condition with five tiros. Chad to demonstrate. Will sell at bargain in order to clean of. Wanted. Woman or i furl Over 20 for chamber work also one steady girl for waitress. Phoenix hotel. Sra . Adv it. Samson Sfire Sale on i am located again opposite the Hari Iliria Bank under we. Man Feimer s store. Call and see us. Cleaning pressing repairing reduced to an exact science Agency International line made to measure clothes Leo a Samson main st., Smethport a. Ii

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