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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 13, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Democrat thin week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Ean t volume 46. Democrat f the entire of to be four 00, iwo. Smethport pa., thursday july 13, 1922. Per year. The Fuller Benefit baseball game at Community Field. East Smethport last sunday afternoon was the occasion of prob Foly one of the most unique re unions of old time baseball players in the history of baseball. Old Tirril fans and new ones out in Force Largo delegations coming in oars from Bradford it. Jewell Kane. Port Al legacy. Blared. Bolivar and other Points. This partly ulnar reunion was the Gamo Between the old timers and the present fast Smethport team. Tha game was arranged through the escorts of Mike Keefer for the Bene fit of Bih Fuller wonderful South Pitcher of a few years ago. Ful Ifer in his Day was unquestionably one of the greatest Mir Cilc pitchers the game has Ever known. A recounting of his accomplishments would read like a fable. Several times he stepped out i nto organized baseball but Var ious circumstances prevented him go ing up in the big show to the pin Nacle his wonderful prowess entitled him to consequently most of his games played with Smethport and our old team with Fuller in the Box and in Fine condition repeatedly trimmed professional teams subset fluted Aga not them with ease. Fuller when Accas band concert thursday night. Thursday night at the court House band stand the Smethport win Render another open air concert a ded by or. H. L. Mccoy and his double a is Quartetti in several a feature which added so to the enjoyment of the last concert. Lust week in its. Account of tin previous concert tie Democrat s men Tion of the splendid work of the voc a lists was left incomplete by the unfortunate omission of a line of Type. The. Sentence should read the band organization greatly appreciates the no. 28, i cooperation of Mccoy interest and and his boys. Following is the program for thurs Day night the Majestic Al expander. One rag Irene arranged specially by e. H. Southwick shop King. Turner blues. Handy Chapel crans. The Ber Sagell. And pen sent von Guncheon co. Do paving work of paving main Street from the end of the pavement to Mayo s Bridge and of Mechanic Street Between main to Bank streets will be started Nart week. Guncheon co., a Home contracting concern will do the Job and that fact alone will insure that the Job will be Good at i adjourned meeting of the handling Tho local Job As his is now engaged on big Highway con tracts in Clearfield and Indiana coun tics. However he is a nubile Spirite Clit Zion and when it became that Tho paving situation was Treni ened with a serious delay he consented to tackle the Job on Short no tace. Or. Guncheon by some Quick work to Razz blues Jewe triumphal. Ion demanded could win single handed. Fuller for several months past has been critically ill. Sunday s Benefit netted j207, and after deducting slight expenses Fuller received a tial sum1. Smethport Glass factory is a Model one w. A. Tandoi Fer of Pittsburgh a for Mer Well known Smethport resident who for several years was presiden of the National window Glass Cut ters and Platt Eners was in Smethport list week. Or. Andorfer in now chief inspector for the interstate window Glass corporation and was Here to watch the performance of the improved Mode local factory of the interstate company with its newly installed Okmulgee Type Glass blowing machines at the snarl results being obtained at local factory Gratifying. ,.b Sibih new Are demonstrating sub Stan e Nev Are. Truly mechanics marvels by the Beautiful Mariner his game this particular Section of the i hey Aire performing. A huge states included in a radius of. Fifty an array of the great est bad Ball players the game has Ever known a decade ago. The majority of these pm Ayers came from Smethport giving this town a Ball team which in that Day was of big league class As Many of the players of the league material re a Tenned other nearby towns their quota and furnished hot Timea of hot hers who started were four Gilfea managers Uhlrig Neliouse muggy Mcgraw Hughie Jennings and Moron. _. Rt., is. Gratifying to note that is one fraternity which hearkens to the Call of a member the word that was in distress met w. instantaneous response from tie big old timers. Old cherished were de from Moth balls and donned first time in from ten to fifteen production of Glass of highest Quality a being secured. About 160 men will be Given steady employment for months to came. Or. Andorfer left Mondoy for Pitts Burgh Eri route to Oklahoma where tie will inspect the interstate corporation. Democratic co. Committee. Will meet saturday. County Cria Lyman Geo of Emp and the clan assembled from a radius at Community Field for the Benefit uniforms representing some la u. L hotel. July is at o clock Sharp. This meeting has been called for the purpose of. Organization and transact ing such other business that May be for the interest of the party. Among those who will be present at this be candidate for Congress j. and candidate for remove United senator col. Red Kerr also lady division n years chairman 1 mrs a1 in of Williamsport who being. A lab the Best orators in the state. Or. Max j. Moore candidate for As of the greatest baseball machines in history were present. Dougherty of Bolivar formerly of Boston new Tork and later for. Several years the Star outfielder of the Chicago White sox one of the great est the world has known Cavote nimbly again in left Garden. Doug Fth try a far sighted Pinter invested his earnings wisely and became a Success Ful Oil operator quitting the sox comparatively a few years ago flu a at the a Pighi of his career to Mel Kirk in business in his old Home. Bolivar. The Chicago fans still lament his retire ment. Elmer Blias pitching and hitting Marvel of tie new York nationals and St. Louis Browns quit the successful brokerage business he now conducts in Bradford Long enough to be present. Bliss started off in the Box afterwards playing third. He was the hitting i sensation of the Day. Fred Mcfall formerly of Smethport and a. Pitching sensation for years with Toronto of the Eastern league quit his Happy family Circle in erred to do his bit for an old time Friend. Jersey Lemon in his Day one of the greatest catchers of the game quit Busler Toad Home and fireside to come to Smethport and show real flashes of old time form. Jersey now has a big Sembly and Asher Johnson will also address this meeting. Rescued boy from drowning Charles Daly the ten year old son Walter Daly of Mechanic Street. A Hil swimming in the Herzog Mill strapping boy who is a Catcher just like his dad was years and who is now making n t up and take notice with the St. Bonny s and port fleas. Ben Gilluly once Star infielder with Atlantic City and other font combinations in spite of his family Reapon and corporation covered Sec Ond Yaek figuratively and literally. Ben has nearly completed the build ing of a baseball Leam of his own. The oldest is eight years old but Gran dad Tom Gilluly proudly informed the a Man. S that he was his Money on the youngest is slightly Handicap Ped by the length of its clothes. Gordon studholme one time Star first baseman now of port s Lead ing business men. Showed air old time form during the time he relieved Kuefler on first sack. Babe Sasse former Smethport boy whose Fleet legs won him a reputation Fig a a tent outfielder with his own town team and other clubs was pre vented from playing duo to the effects of illness he suffered several years Ngo. But babe oame Over from Kano where he in successfully located in Busl Riesa and in the bloody in Ning drove has car around he Field Plo Kod or ills Hoar exhausted old dam was nearly drown a tuesday afternoon and but for the timely Assis Tance of Doc Hazan would probably have perished. There was no one in swimming at the. Unit but other boys about the ago As Charles As he plunged from the springboard into ten feet of water and evidently he reached the surface found himself so much Smethport Borough Council held thurs-1 hns sufficient equipment Lay evening a bid was secured from i bit Ort Tho local work immediately with of out delaying his other jobs. His amount the Boro i m will arrive i from Indiana county till week ready to superintend the stir of the vitally needed local Stercl improve o it. Tha superintendent of the Warren s. Moore construction co., on ii a nieuport to Rew City accomplished miracles in completing hint Job last season. He Guncheon comp which is within the Las Ava Vible. The Council voted unanimously accept or. Guncheon s bid j ing opened Only one was received and that called for a sum beyond the Borough s resources. Or. Guncheon was not desirous of Concrete resurfacing of Bradford Macadam county Highway c. H. Carlson inf pms the Democrat that work of resurfacing with Concrete two Miles of the old Macadam Road on the other end of the Smethport to Brad Ford Highway will Likely be started next Wert. Equipment and machinery in on the ground but owing to needed materials not Arr Fig the Start has been . H is expected Thig material will arrive in the next few Days. The Macadam stretch prac Scally worn out is five Miles in length. The two Miles to be resurfaced runs rom the Bradford City pavement and no Judea the worst part of the stretch. The remaining three Miles connecting with the new Concrete Road to Smith Jort is to be patched and placed in first class condition. Jointly by the stale and by donations of interested the Bradford automobile club having raised to defray that City s share of the work Tho state Highway forces will pre pare the Roadway for the Concrete furnish materials and install Elul Ces. Tho Bradford Auto club will defray Tho expense of Lamg the Concrete. The contract for laying the con Crete Roadway and constructing five foot shoulders on each Side of the two male stretch bus by on awarded to the Dennis construction co. Of blared who can be depended upon to perform splendid Joh. The state Crew Ali deliver the con Crete a fid to or. Dennis forces. While this work is 1n Progress the re pair and Patching work on the Macau the expense of the Job borne am will be rushed completion. Attractions for i the great Mckean county fair arid Ces which will be held in Smethport september 12-16 promises to be one of he _ greatest moots in the history of he local association. During tote past week arrangements Lave been practically concluded to secure the a. C. Corey carnival to fur Nish the Midway at the year. Band and several free attractions. It Iryll a great fair1 feature in addition. To free attractions already secured to be a vented. In front of the grandstand the association is negotiating for a big feature act which la described As a thriller. There is every reason to believe that an unusually Large number of entries the Corey carnival is one of the old will be secured for the daily programs on the Road and has built a reputation for honesty cleaners and Square dealing. Attract from car ies three Sevicca and several Ligh clasp shows together with a of trotting pacing and running races this year. The Premium list this year an Una local Man touched and touched. Wednesday evening of last George Young who liven on the com int Road Between Farmers Valley i this place. Just a Milo or so out in by a Young Man 22 year. Old who said that he lived in Brad Ford and hint he had been kicked on of his Homo his father and had Hiu nothing to oat All Day. Furlic roil to stated he had walked from Brad Ford to Liat Point. Or. Young was quite touched by the sad Story and invited the traveler into his Home and he waited on the Bradford Man him self giving of his food generously. While his. Visitor was eating or Young was obliged to leave the House. For a few minutes to see drano one outside and As he was returning the Man he had befriended came out of the House thanking him profusely for Lilu kindness to him Anil proceeded on his any. Or. Young had occasion to enter Lily bedroom which is just off the Kitchen. Soon after Anil he found articles ii the Bureau had been disturbed uni that that was lying on the Bureau gone. Thumb Jim morning As county detective Allison drove from Smethport to Brail Ford or. Young hailed him and old him of the incident and or. Al Lison is non Kunj an investigation. Or. Young told the county detective that in believed the Bradford Young Man with the hard Luck Story to whom lie was the Good Samaritan in Tho direction of Bradford it tar tils profitable visit to the Young Home Stead. Met port contributes 5700 to Road canopus club adjourns. H. H. Redfield chairman of the Loc no drive for funds to Aid in the con Rete resurfacing of the stretch of a Laflam on the other end of the Smoth to Bradford Highway reported that Oca contributions for Thea project ind reached f700, at the Noonday Lun Cheon of the Smethport canopus club to Munn s restaurant monday. Or. Redfield stated that riot one cent if this amount had been solicited and hat he was still receiving donation with the hops of bringing Smethport. Tosil up to . Those desiring to on tribute can mr1. Hedfield. Send their checks to at monday s meeting pm adjourn ment of the club during the hot weeks if summer was voted.-. The club wll As Nitola again october lat. Entertain vaunt boys i by Annc no at Galco Park monday e of a Large number of invited guests he occasion was a most delightful be and was greatly enjoyed by the Adies of the Auril tory and their guests. He Valient met port. Country s defenders of fair exhibits. Now the time to select f Timothy and Clover for the . Ire exp Bobit consists of two. A mall undies. Then if you use Carbonate ugly Large and attractive one will be iof lira Don Overlook the pro Olumn dist buted in a few week s time. New York state Grange last Mckean county head will address Mckean i Wool blankets county grangers at p1cnic.i the Mckean county farm Bureau elaborate preparations Are Beins has received its last consignment of for the annul Mckean county shmuts made from tie Wool onion Orange and farm Hunan picnic which will be held August Isth. In hello the place has not been in by Mckean county sheep growers association. There Are ninety in thin lot and May be had by those who have Oun cd As yet it is practically As i ordered by calling at the local tired that the big event will be held at Tho blankets Are a Beautiful product he Beautiful Nirk at Coryville. Of the Valley fulls Woolen looms Albert Manning master of the new. At Valley Falls r. I., weighing 7v Ork site Grange and Sec pounds and Are 72 by 84 inches in a tary of the dairymen s league will j size requiring 20 pounds of raw Quad Eliver the principal address on this Tor blood Wool in the making occasion. Or. Manning who is an or a the members of the association to Tor of recognized ability is one of the j whom Only they Are allotted As sub further from the Banks than he had expected that his swimming ability a Nib out and he Sank a couple of limes bin managed to cry for assistance when he reappeared. Doc Hazen was on the Bridge watch ing the so. Miners and when he be came aware of the boy s plight rushed Down to the Spring Board and not taking time to remove clothes or shoes plunged in and soon had Young Char Ira on dry land in a nearly exhausted Condit on. A few hours afterwards Charles had apparently completely re covered from his trying experience. St. Luke s p1cn.ic delightful. The annual picnic of St. Luke s in is Conal sunday school and Parish organizations and members was held at Galco Park tuesday and was largely attended. X swimming and Jit Letic sports formed an interesting program and 3anc g enjoyed if. To Fie is vision. Mrs. S. P. Refl Field in charge arrangements of thle delightful event. Boy Breaks Arm. Clark son of or. And mrs. Henry Clark of water Street. My from a tree monday and broke two Bones in one of his wrists. Or. W. A. Of iraqi Der attended the youth s injuries. Action s Foremost agricultural authorities and his visit to county will arouse general interest. A band will be present and discourse music and an Effort is being made to arrange a base Ball Gamo Between the Smethport and Luxford teams. Local company scribed for May consider themselves highly privileged in being Able to obtain these blankets it the nominal Price charged. Lost. A child s veloce Pedt was removed Rorn in front of the Poni Eroy Resi Dence on main Street this . Tom Mac Pomeroy will a Reward for he return of the vehicle. Nov of Golf links coming. The seed planted recently on the Fairway Ana holes of the Beautiful new snort port country club Golf finishes is thriving splendidly Demontra Tho Smethport construction of j Ting that this Section is unequalled n which cling. Hull is head finished its the world As a grass country. The big contract near Union City in Erie new motor Lawn Mower has already county saturday making a splendid record on the Job the company is now moving its extensive equipment from Union City to Meadville where it has already started operations on a five mile High Way contract in Mercer and Etnan go counties. Contract awarded for Road. Harrisburg. July state Highway department today awarded the contract for Road construction in Mckeon county on primary Road sys. In Mckean county fret will be constructed by George Mol Gar of Kimpor us at a Bia of the work in in port Allegany Borough to the Potter county line. Iver h. Masters of Smethport and Enah a Chase of Bradford were mar ried at the Hill memorial parsonage wednesday morning at 10 o clock. Rev. N. J. Mclntyre pastor of the Church sunday Herald the Democrat unites with Tho Many friends of the Young couple in extend. Ing congratulations. Continued on tie summer. George Mcgowan has return and mrs. John Bright of new j Ert to her Homo in Blairsville Panf Lastlo. Pa., have arrived totter a visit her parents or and been United on portions of the new Cohen co. On Home stretch. Last night the Cohen construction Coj mixer had Pasard the Corner on Marvin Street headed for the stretch. pro Gress has been made by supt. Emery since favourable weather conditions set 1n anal an Effort will be Maine to Complete this the last of Tho Smith port to Kasson Road Job this week. Of three tons offered for the Best exhibits. Bottle Plant looms again the factory project is again near attainment and it is hoped thru it will be possible to conclude Tho final organization ibis week it is Only to secure four More workers to Complete the bottle blowers quota of for the pro posed cookie Nativio Plant. As stated in the Democrat last week the to be invested by the business ant citizens of Smith port la assured. Last week the Democrat contained an item concerning the meeting in Bis Borough of the slate College alumni to perfect a plan of com Nalii o raise Mckean county s quota for to state Colle go two million Dollar building fund. county it averils Lias already Laved an important part in the drive and Haa occasioned by ended mention in a recent Issue if National Stockman arid Farmer old editorially and Iii i news sense to big agricultural paper says editor agriculture first what is now Pennsylvania state ollege was chartered As ugh 18gb. There Iii ls6t- 10 for or class in this country Dyer to v a Volvo Jill owns from a purely agr ii Tural institution was graduated. Recall this history now because of a relation to in other bit of history Omi Sylvonia state Collozo is under Akong to raise a fund of two million Ollars for buildings that will to of Erv co for the health arid welfare o s stud enl. Among those buildings v a Hospital which has been years. The potato growers of Pennsyl Vnola acting spontaneously Io. tackled the Job of raising 00 for this building and they Are no to succeed. The Fly of ans to Tho two null Lon Dollar fund Avo been made by the Nordlo Era and the very first of All 7- theb6 u contributions came from the Grange of mkt an county. Agr Lcuio Turo should to proud of in Tho founding of state Firat in a great. Campaign for Velo Mont and future usefulness. View of the Vii appropriate til at the first building Campaign she uld como7 Tho soil. Cox Rifle. At of or. And mrs. John a. Weinman on the hands of the clock wore pointing toward the hour of , monday morning or. Zera a. Cox of Smethport and miss Esther Bifid were United in Matrimony by Rev. W. A. Belling a traitor of the firm Baptist Church. The Happy couple Toft for a wedding

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