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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 12, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania Hckman Couvre s go latest week by mews Slbil taif por Mont Ite Nikicth Ciarli Liik but one of ii she Ean the in Ryloh i tii if Mck Tutu a Ultra Liam Rev 111 Smith Jorr mid Rural Lark run county than not Urli Cleil Liy any Oiler weekly. It in mint i Lori Lur Liy Lent volume 47. Co inc. Smethport pa., july 12, 1923. Per year. No. 28. Sentiment Smethport taxpayers As revealed by the Canvas being made by a committee of the Borough coun cil is overwhelmingly in favor of the Borough purchasing and operating the Rhet port water company s Plant. Councilman John Ujj Tidholm who proposed this move for municipal ownership of our water Supply system and is chairman of the Council com in tree investigating Tho feasibility of the the Democrat that of the taxpayers interviewed to Date 160 have expressed themselves in fax or of Borough operation of the water works. This would indicate that not one obstacle will stand in the Way of Purchase of. The local Plant the Borough should it be deemed feasible to take Over the same. Many citizens appalled at mounting fire insurance rates in the Borough despite the fact that the town Poss esses a splendid fire department equip Ped with the last word in motor fire trucks and fire Moulton a pretty Homo wedding was Suloman Nizoil tuesday morning at it o clock when m. Cir. Daughter of j. Kerr of Smethport bet amp the Bride Thomas son o or. And mrs. T. E. Moulton of Oloan. The ceremony took place at tie Home of the Bride s sister. Mrs. Orville Ilal pen ii. Rev. W. E. Van Dyke of St. Luke s episcopal Church Olla coated. They were attended by or. And mis. Orville la Penny. The Bride is one of Smethport s most talented and popular Young lad ies. She has held a responsible position in the Exchange National Bank in Olean for some time past. The Groom who Lias Many friends Here is employed at Olean by the Pennsylvania Railroad As a boilermaker. After a wedding breakfast at the Halpenny Home the couple departed by automobile for Erie and Buffalo. They will make their Home in Olean. The Democrat unites with the wide Circle of friends of this couple in wish ing them every happiness. Mccormick murderer and Eschelman degenerate taken to Fairview turnkey John Connolley of the Mckenn county jail this Borough and of police Fowler of Kana. Took coming to a Frame of mind where they Chas. Mccormick murderer and h. Will rather in Borough taxes what they Are now paying for insurance. One local Man informs the Democrat that he pays 5so non finlly on a. Fire insurance policy in a Section particularly favored in the matter of fire protect Iii. If a. Eschelman degenerate to the state Hospital for criminal insolent fail View tuesday to which both men were committed on being pronounced insane at a recent term of criminal court. Mccormick Killil a fellow Woods Lack of water is the cause of mount j Man named Reynolds in a Drunken Brawl it a lumber Camp near Kane ing insurance rates the situation must be remedied and councilman Lind Holm appears to be on the track towards a solution. Right refinery held up again giving to unavoidable delays in the pipe fitting work on the Mckean coun refinery at Farmers Valley the ha3 been postponed until next it was planned to have every in readiness last thursday but d with the _ finishing touches and now every Effort in being put Forth to get under Way As soon As possible. I. 1923 Wool clip the 1823 Wool clip of the it Kean county growers assn., which promises to be a record breaker is now being delivered at the warehouse in port Allegany. On monday e. W.1 Jones of this Borough delivered one truck Load of 1soo pounds containing the Reilly hollow Wool and part of his own clip. Engagement announced or. And mrs. A. Provin announce tha engagement of their daughter miss Edith Muriel Churchley of Berkeley California to or. Manuel Lopes of san Francisco. California. The wedding will take place in the near future. Miss Churchley was formerly a teacher in the Smethport Boro schools. Several months ago bearing the Vic Tim with a. Club. Tischelman was arrested on a charge of immorality preferred by the parents of a Little Kane girl. Both men were declared insane Al Ter an examination by or. Mitchell Well known Warren alienist. Mrs. Seger on local screen As will to nested in the advertise. The Star theater appearing elsewhere Limicy Backus Seger formerly of Smethport appears in support of Richard Hart Bleness and Dorothy Gish in "furyj1 which will be show at Tho local playhouse Friday and saturday nights. Glass Plant is being enlarged tie sme Luport Plant of Tho inter state window Glass corporation which completed a splendid year s run sever Al weeks ago is being greatly enlarged for the coming season. A third flattening oven is being in stalled and the drawing mechanism of the four Okmulgee Type Glass blowing machines in use at Tho Plant is. Beins lengthened three feet which will materially increase the production of the Plant. A Large Force of Ronen is engaged in the free attractions for this year s fair and races of the my Ocean county fair association which will be held in this Borough sept. 11-12-13-14, have been contracted for secy. H. Rice announced this Are the Best that have Ever been secured. The acts include tie Xenadee Troup of japanese who present seven Dis Tinct acts in front of the grandstand each Day and Watsons comedy dogs presenting 12 highly educated canines in one of the finest acts Ever organized appearing before the grandstand Jach Day. Fair i morons have been requesting that the management secure a Japan Ese act for some time past with the result that the Hendee Troup positively one of the highest class acts in existence were secured at an expense which exceeds the usual free let appropriation. But they Are Worth Tho Money. The Smethport band Baa been be Rcd to furnish the musical programs in the each Day of the fair. Tho Midway will be furnished by the great Corey shows consisting of Twenty High class shows and Riding de vices. Work on the big premi Tim list has been started and with premiums in the majority of departments doubled tins year the exhibits of All kinds arc bound to eclipse All previous show Ings. Prospects Are Bright for unusually High class racing programs each Day with attractive purses for the different pacing trotting and running events. Smethport sluggers reduce rampant Redhouse redskins Tomn Iio Clark s Smet Hiort Nunn Luh tribe of indians put the injun sign on the red House m. V., Indian team at Community Field last sunday of t Lornson by the score of 11 to -1. I the rather one sided score is not in locative of a a u a Lustre contest for the Hod House redskins Wero a snap Bench of Ball tossers. It indicates Norwich prize at county fair the Hay crop is Light this year. To is important or the Farmers to save inking the extensive alterations and their Best samples of Clover Alfalfa repairs to the Large local Ilant and tiie and Timothy if they wish to win one work is Well of the Norwich Carbonate of Lime now s of the considerable enlarge prizes at the Mckean county fair Mem of this Hig Smet Puri Industry this year. J will be welcomed by local residents. Death of. Mary a. Bush mrs Mary a. Bush widow of tie late John a. Bush and one of this Section s oldest and most highly re Vered ladies passed a Way ily Homestead on Bush Hill thursday july 5, at a. After being con fined to her bed nearly seven months she would have been 85 years of age july 22nd. The funeral. Was held at the family residence saturday. July 7, Rev. Ren icks of the be Liport Baptist Church Foll coating. Interment was made Rose Hill cemetery. Tiie deceased was born july 22, 1s3s, near Wellsville n. Y., the daughter of John arid Maria Dexter the family be ing pioneers of this Section. In Early life the subject of this sketch taught in the Smethport schools and attended the first Institute of teachers Ever held in Mckean county. In 1s55 Sho was United in marriage to j. W. Bush and her married life was happily spent on the Fine Bush farm near this Borough or. Bush Hay ing been one of Tho most successful Farmers of this Section. Mrs. Bush is survived by one Daugh Ter mrs. Jane l. Ware who had ministered faithfully to her Mother during her list illness and one Sun o. D. I Rush of lock in Van also one grand daughter and two grandsons Anil Sev l great . What the local team can do when they Settle Down to business and play Ball. Tho locals set out sunday to wipe out the sting of the two recent need less defeats and Retro ived themselves nobly against a team which was the Effual of any that has appeared Here his season. They were simply invincible. Tommie Clark was on the Mound sunday and pitched a Sweet game de i Verlong an assortment of Hig choicest offerings with All his old Lime form Mil having smoke to Burn. To was riven Well nigh faultless support by his teammates Brilliant catches of hot flys by Mckenna and. Kohn in deep gardens at critical stages of play bring no the fans to their toes. Chas. M Mcgowan caught Tho game and gave a perfect exhibition which Lemons rated that he is without a peer this neck of the Woods As a Catcher. However the locals had their great est Day at the Bat. They had on their heavy hitting clothes and clouded two Ood red House pitchers literally out of the lot. All participated in the swat est Mckenna Landing out a Home run one of the hits Ever made on the local grounds Macgowan land ing an assortment of three baggers ill two baggers while Clark batted like a Demon having several sizzling hits to his credit. Red House put up a strenuous game but their mighty efforts Wero not sufficient to Stem Tho Stampede locals. Cooper who had a big Day at the stick sunday made a big hit with the fans with the Rea Ranee Smethport pro Isen Ted sunday. It. Is balanced teams Ever had in the Field and at this indication that the team is getting sown to Seiil Busi Ness the interest and conf Idranie of the local fans in the team is hound to. Re Vive. Owing to Tho proximity of Tho Small pox epidemic which Lias been ravage death of John c. Mccarthy the death of John c. Mccarthy aged 60 years a former Smethport occurred in n. 1c., last wednesday july Ltd. Or. Mccarthy who was a Carpen Ter bail been employed for. Some Elmo in in och Ster. He lived in u boarding House n my his death Canio suddenly from heart failure. Ing Tho nearby now York towns of c Mccarthy was Bora in Irish Olean Walls Volle and Jamestown Tho vaccination Law will to rigidly enforced in m Keith county this year Tho Democrat is informed by state medical director or. W. A. Ostrander of this Borough. All pupils entering tie county schools this year must to successfully vaccinated or. Ostrander says. To regu late vaccination requirements As pro scribed by Law and to pass upon the eligibility of pupils entering school determining that they have been prop Erly vaccinated or. Ostrander has appointed the following deputies e. Mclain. Port a. J. Colcord. Lietuva or. O. Cummings. It. H. Cleveland. D. Dana. Swimming Pool nearly finished hollow in 1s73 and for Many years lived in this Section. He was Well known hero and will to mourned by a legion of friends. Deceased is survived by Hla Mother mrs. Ellen Mccarthy of Irish hollow four slaters mrs. Richard a Grinina miss Myrtlo Mccarthy und miss Gertrude Mccarthy Allol Smethport mrs. J. J. Adams of Bedford Ohio also four Brothers j. B. Jalc curly and Thoa. Mccarthy of Smethport Frank Mccarthy and Dan Mccarthy of Wetonka okln., and Joseph Mccarthy of St. Louis to. Tho funeral wag hold Here at St. Elizabeth s Church monday morning at 0 a. M., Hev. Father Donahue . Interment was made 3t Rose Hill cemetery. E. Congregation journeys to Ole Bull s Castle last sunday a goodly number of members and friends of the m. E. Church did what May be thought by Many to be a very unconventional thing. Instead of meeting for worship in their Church building they Betook themselves to the Woods and toppled Hills of Potter county and there in a Beautiful Sylvan Glade they United i worshipping and praising the giver of every Good and perfect Moro than eighty people in sixteen autos Tho pilgrimage. Tho route from Smethport to Ole Bull Park takes one through Somo of the loveliest scenery the Eye of mortal Man Ever Al slowed. The creator has Beon very lavish in his gifts and unless Ono s Sou is absolutely extinct it were impossible to look out upon such m to splendor without ritual Exalta Tion. It a Ajr veritable ,.of the lord. I a arriving at Tho pm rec the friends assembled for worship led by the Tor. Several Well known hymns were Sung after which Tho congregation listened to an appropriate address by Tho Rev. Arthur Gregson. Having performed our religious duties the wants of the inner Man wore attended to. The Santo department of our state is to be congratulated upon its efforts to Kinnke its lands in it mrs. C. White closing out building As will to seen by an advertisement appearing elsewhere in today s demo crat mrs. Clair White who has con ducted a successful millinery Stab in Smethport for a number of years is quitting business and la closing out her Lino of rally incr goods. Last week mrs White sold her main Street building to h. J. Ellsworth who owns the adjoining Block. Or. Hlls Worth takes Possession of the building at onco and it will to for rent either As a store room or a residence. The work of excavating for the new Tractive picnic Long place Foi our Clatl Sronet port canopus club Public swim icons at Park Vei 5 facility Ming Pool being construct cd on Black is provided for the Comfort of the Crosby Chautauqua the Crosby and Cliffe will to in Progress on thursday and Friday of next week july. 18-20. Tho afternoon and even ing programs each Day present a splendid array speak Ora and concert companies. This is the second year that Crosby has presented a , and this year s event is already an assured Success. Legion and band co to Bradford Buck tall Post american Smith Brook near the Bridge beyond West Luain Street hns been completed by contractor and work of constructing the Concrete dam Croas the Stream was started this Tho dam will he s a feet Hirsi and "1o of went will Back the Brook water for con Sidur nolo distance. It will be of Mas Sive Crest met Ion designed to with at Ole Bull Park every facility headed by commander w. A. Ostran Der and accompanied by the Smethport band left this thursday i Nornine for Bradford to participate in Tho Parado and other festivities in connection with inc go minty convention of the Ameri can legion in Progress in that City. A Largo number of local citizens Are a i physically invigorated and spiritually company ing Tho Luck tells to Jura Ford people and it is to be hoped that the efforts of the St Etc Dot. May to prop Erly appreciated. Tho return Home was made by Sev eral it is Safe to say that j refreshed. It a Day Andjulo be present on tints real letter Occas the o something the of time flood. Ford was Balky a. L. Tolus of Crosby received a Dis located right Elbow sunday when a Ford motor he was cranking Back or. W. A. Ostrander of this Borough attended his injury. Another drop in Oil another drop of cents per barrel in Tho Price of Pennsylvania crude Oil was announced tuesday. The local fool s act fatally injures fellow Workman an employee of the p. R. R. Olean shops is in the Higgins Hospital As the result of another of those air Hose pranks list sunday. A fellow work Inan inserted an air Hose carrying a. So Pound pressure in the victim s body the fool s act causing Krave internal injuries which Are expected to produce death. I aged Denver lady makes Long trip to visit i her old Home j mrs. .1. O. I Orler Fiert of Denver. Col., hns arrived in Smet Broj to far i i visit with Lior sister. Celeste it is expected thru sane Thinoi to h new Public swimming Pool which will lip oiu1 of uie finest to he found l will in Roinel Etcil in two Wrves i Lime. I t. Of like smethport1 personally supervising the building operations. Of an Inov Pitlon All Felt hint Tho Experiment a Success. Tho big Evont of the Day will be Tho Partlo of county Plata and Price is now ?3 per barrel. Tiie by production of the California Fields is Sloan of Marvin Street. Portr Rast ski cd is the reason for he slump in the Eastern Market. Guncheon co. Awarded big Highway contract Harrisburg. A. July of the following contracts for Highway construction were announced today by the department of highways. Blair county near Duncansville 018 feet on the William Penn High Way to Paul construction company. Inc., Philadelphia 5100.870. Card of thanks Bucks county in and we desire to express our Heartfelt Buckingham township. 1c.s03 feet to thanks for Tho kindnesses extended us w. C. Luncheon and . In our recent bereavement. Of net port especially do we thank the Many friends for the Beautiful Flowers. Methodist episcopal Church Field is so years of Ripe lout it is Indi Nathaniel Raymer injured Jast Friday morning while x. D. Raymer. Well known Hope Hill ave. For the Beauty of to Eai la. For the by company a beamy of the suits. Penna. Inf. Of , acting for the love which from our birth i ill fico it of Tho Parade Over and us Wilu Rivins Park where Christ Onn god. To we of teams represent this our hymn of Mac Ful Praise. J will Bohol l. King Liport which Lias won Theao two pc ars in is deter Iff bring borne the trophy again win u. Far Hnin left to Silav for i year and Lias a fast team to turn Manno. X. A. Where to will attend leaves to attend son s wedding Ivy Active of her spright Linss and Alert Ness of mind that despite her advanced years she made the Long journey from Denver of Smethport by herself. Mrs. Portor Stelcl was born in farm ers Valley the daughter of or. And mrs. David g. Cornelius Pioneer Resi dents and moved to the West of ago. Once during that time she came East to visit and that was -10 years ago. As can Well be imagined the reunion of mrs. Sloan with Lier sister mrs. Porterfield is a most Dolier fitful one. Cai Pontore wan Png Agod in hanging a barn door at the Faim of e. Comos on the potato Creek Road the ladder on which he was standing precipitating or. Raymer several feet to Tho he struck with great Force injuring his left Arm Side and hip. Or. was brought to bin Home in this Borough a Jere. Or. Burg Chad Wick attended his injuries it being notice the cd clip of his son William if. Farnham of Anil Doris Channel of Malone which will to in the la tier town Satur Day afternoon july 14. The prospective bridegroom who is a Veteran of the world War and is a graduate of Cornell University is successfully located in Tho practice of Law in Hoffa to. He is Well known in Smethport. Following Tho marriage the newly weds will tour the Mountain Region of the fast after which Thev found that while no Bones had Beon will fake up their residence in to Tiffalo. Broken Iho patient bad suffered a cracked rib and bruises of a most severe nature. Or. Hns since confined to his a Cal but is now mrs. Lucy r. Rick. Mrs. O. J. Baptist sunday school picnic the picnic of the sunday school of the Smethport Baptist Church will he i held at Galco Park wednesday july 25th. Connolly was in Coudersport Over sunday july 15. Morning , the pastor will . Church school. To evening service. For two Good Milch cow. Inquire is Smethport . Nut if Squirrel neck piece. Mrs. C. W. , phone 127, Smethport Nelv it will be at polling Pla e from 10 a. I improving satisfactory manner and from 7 p. Toi d p. On Only 17-is for purpose of registering and affiliating voters for the fall primaries. Mrs. Atm Nick. Assessor j which gives for his Complete to covery. Mrs. A. H. Gaffney and son. Joe i be work Oaffney of Kane motored to Metli port sunday and spent the Day with b. W. Badger and family. Finish next week. Work is progressing steadily on the Job of resurfacing the Sawyer Olty strip of Macadam Road on the Metli j port Hartford roast with Concrete and the forepart of next week. The Democrat six months 10 Day have sold my properly ant must vol cat at once. All goods no except ions will be sold below Cost. Millinery shapes and trimmings Art goods. Shirt waists. Hosip dresses. underwear children s dresses Llanys suits. Infant s knitted goods. Crochet Cotton Etc Sale will of Jln monday morning a. July itch and end thursday july Ifill. White s ulv 21 2s-2d watch for the gift of the desert the trick. The forms for Liis week s Democrat Are closing wednesday afternoon to permit participation in to convention Ami at this time the baseball teams of the Smethport and Bradford posts Are engaged in a game at the Bradford driving Park the Start of the championship series. Their Day afternoon the k Ano and Allegany teams will Cross bats. Wednesday s program included the business meeting of delegates a Liliet for visiting delegates at Tho a followed by a Mory in the evening military Ball. Speakers at the banquet included judge Schoonmaker mayor Degolier and Johnson of Bradford. Delegates of Bucktail Post to the convention were Paul , Roy in Satrom or. W. A. Ostrander. A. Harry Heil Nian Arthur Pickersgill Paul Mccarthy de. Holm Ralph Rico and Howard Nung with j. D. Hogarth Alex bar Bour George Winslow Thomas Clark Homer Thomas Russell Lindsly Hugh Abbey. Fred Burlingame Fred Biever and Harold Fox alternates

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