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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 14, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. Do Horbat publishing 8o., 1mo. Russ Blip Lind slur Kajitok Smethport pa., thursday july 14, 1927. Terms-42.00 per year. A reunion to stir memories sons and daughters of old Irish hollow to reassemble the first annual reunion of former residents famous Irish hollow near Smethport is to be held at Galco Park which lies near the Entrance to the hollow sunday. August 21st. About 300 old time residents and their descendants Are expected to be in attendance. The committee in charge of this event is James quirk Earl Gallup ind "m.ts. Mary Lussey. The reunion promises to be a most enjoyable one. In shh hollow appropriately named for the sturdy Irish Pioneer settlers Efto located in the Valley cleared land and reared Large families who foe name Fine respected citizens of cities of the nation and at ene some time determinedly and successfully tilled the soil they wrested of Tom the primitive balt Long hostile nature and wild boasts to do it is a veritable Little Paradise at this time of year and Worth anyone s time to visit. Beautiful foliage bows towards the truly pastoral Highway not much More than a kure which winds with a Zippling Stream through the enchanting landscape. Many a staid Middle aged Oad Izan fondly remembers the tingling Tanvi go rating Contact of that Clear Cool Purling Stream to the naked body of youth at the old swimming Hole. In those Days the Valley was popu Lous with Farmers and their Large families who Oil formed one Large Deli Gimel Mccarthy the Hussers the Burns the quirks the Hungerford the Grifft a the Gallup the comes the Connors and others. Now Many of the old farm homesteads Are deserted most of the splendid older residents have passed to eternal Reward. While their child invariably successful a few remain. Clumps of Trees Mark Many a form or Home door Yard and in some in stances Only the ruins remain of once Happy Homes Long deserted. Gentle summer breezes now High Hirough the Trees of those door Yards which once refunded with the Gleeful shouts and footsteps of childhood s Sappy hour. Those were the Good old Days. Gone is the Happy Community o1 yesteryear but the pleasant memory will persist with those who once lived there and shared Joys and also Nikanj hardships in common As Long As the mind functions. The first reunion of Irish hollow folks bears great Promise of being a Happy one and May they continue leg ular annual events of the future. James quirk is hopeful that Johnny Ganey. Smethport s Dought Ful example of perennial youth who will to one of the old timers present can be prevailed upon to enliven the occasion with a few Jig Steps with i atoll nimble Graceful Dnn Cong feet. A musical program will also be a feature o the Day. Band concert tonight Tho Surret port band will Ren Der the following program at the court House Square Pagoda this evening1 at o clock March land and my land Romberg. Trovatore Verdi. Trombone fill More vocal nesting tim3, Cheltza Jack Morrison. Hunt ing Soone Bucalo Aai. Clarinet Solo Norma or. Forry. Popular like a Butterfly fooling red my blues away idolizing. Another Large crowd enjoyed last thursday night s concert partion Ilary the clarinet Stoios rendered by or. Ferry. Anderson Well known Oler ont Oil and Gas producer is sinking a Oil on the h. L. Burlingame farm at Earby Kasson Faich to expects to be in. Oil producer and mi1. Anderson Nowa because the spirits Tell him so. Over a year ago tha Well known Lermont Man astounded Oil men when e put Down a Well on his farm and Ruck a million foot Gosser despite he fact that the locality had previous been tested and wad supposed to be Barren. It developed that the owner had pre loudly consulted a clairvoyant who lad marked the location on which the Well was. Drilled. Or. Anderson s us sequent drilling operations Hay Een successfully conducted under Sim a Reliance in the occult. It is hoped by the Many friends of Comrade and mrs. H. L. Burl Lasame hat or Anderson s spirits do not fail building operations at Glass Plant progressing r. A. Hilton head the new com Pany which recently purchased the Large window Glass factory of the former blared Glass co., at Punxsutawney arrived in town saturday fron that and. Reports that work o repairing and remodelling the Plant i proceeding satisfactorily. Blown machines invented by or. Hilton Art being installed at the Plant. Driscoll acre announcement has been made the marriage of Jerry Oriscoll an Susie acre both of Smethport Wulc occurred in Olean. Or. And mrs. Dris Coll will reside in Smethport the for Mer holding a responsible position the Mckean county refining co. Plant. Tho Democrat extends congratulations. Emits aiding in g. Harding Dies was hit by automobile hear Borough line recently Bradford july suffered Une 20th when to stopped in front of automobile driven by Hollo Akes of att. Jewett while crossing the paved Highway in front of his Homo in Smethport proved fatal to Charles Lesley Harding aged 67, who resided on the Campbell farm near the Bor Ough Lino on the Farmers Volley Road who died yesterday morning at o clock in Tho Bradford Hosp Toj. Or. Harding suffered fractures of both legs and internal injuries from he failed to rally after being admitted to the Hospital wih Oro is condition was critical Sinco his admittance. He Hod been a resident of port for if vireo years coming there from. Austin where to resided for Many years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters my William Mccoy of West port mis. Charles Wake Man Akron. N. Y. Two sons Charles b. Of Smethport and Bert Harding to Vigo in California two Brothers Alvn of Austin and Justus of costello. A. The body was taken to the Mcalla Ter undertaking Parlours and will be removed to Austin today. Pune a and interment will take place Tomor Row at 2 o clock in . A Kush Equa Railroad s abandonment presaged Oakes was absolved of Alt blame in connection with the Accident. The Railroad Smethport s of inciting link with the Buffalo Koch Ster ant Pittsburgh Railroad at Bac Lete abandonment of All freight ser inc at once. It is announced that the. Railroad s gasoline motor Cor will be continued on passenger runs for two months after which indications Point will col Complete abandonment of the Road. Willie the Railroad due to Tihe cheap Ourn Nhuc tact Ca of certain correspondents of this Section to City news papers has been lampooned unjustly throw shout the nation it really presented one of the most Beautiful rail Road rides in the entire state and has faithfully and efficiently served tin Busy communities along its route for Manj years. Think Iii persons realize that the abandonment of the Kuah Equa is a Ter Rible blow to the business interests of Smith part. For years Post the Railroad has operated a modern gasoline passenger car Fec tween to till Bor Queh Backus Klush Equa made direct connections from Ori with All main line b. R p. By. Trains at Neil by Backus and has Given this town Che same advantages enjoyed by towns on the main line of that splendid Railroad. Tho Kuah qua s motor car has rendered dependable efficient service under Winter conditions when other railroads Hanyo Salt Rod. Ella a Kent Kane owner of the rail Road has carried on against overwhelming Odds and at a great Han Cal loss for several years past but Tho opposition of motor Bua lines Over the county s paved sounded the death Knoll of the Murtho qua. He deserves the gratitude of All for his efforts to Render Public service under such conditions. Smethport will now depend on tie abbreviated Eor Vlco of the Shawmut Railroad which does not carry mail and the abominable service of the Cler of the Pennsylvania rail read which now will be the Only mall service in and out of Smethport. Perhaps Tho mall service will to kept up to Standard by arrangements and lit. Jewett Railroad has being made with the motor Bua Linos radiating out of Smethport and with the Shawmut Railroad to entry malls and perhaps express. Otherwise May Providence have mercy upon us. Noted stage stars Complete tour of Roosevelt Highway or. And mrs. Dove prominent met port Cadet likes West Point routine Alpha co leg Rove son of mrs. A. W. 7olegrove of East main Street a popu a Smethport. Young Man who recent passed Tho examinations for the in Ted states military Academy West out following his appointment to. Ill a vacancy through the efforts of congressman w. I. Swoope and who it retd the great school for army off ers As a plebe Early this month is enthusiastic Over the strenuous hut fascinating routine of Edu action and military training he is enering upon at uie great school according to letters received by his Mother. Young Colegrove. A former football player and Honor student f the Smethport High school worked ind for the Honor to has received and should Matuke a splendid Cadet. Smethport Gas co drilling the Smethport co. Recently drilled in a new gris Well on the h. F. Schmidli farm on the potato Creek Road near Kast Smethport which jul be Good for feet of daily. A second Well is now being put Down on the Schmidel farm and before the sum-1 Mer ends the on co. Will have com n third. Boxer injured in Auto crash Hail Jeffords it. Jewett Boxer was painfully injured when a Kluht Sedan which to was driving towards Smethport collided with a Culvert headwall at nearby Kasson on the Marvin Creek High was last Friday car coming Down the Kas son Hill at a terrific rate of Speed gof beyond control and left the Roadway following the terrific Orosh the vehicle turned completely Over Bein badly wrecked. The Driver received a deep Cut on the log and lacerations while a Young Man who was Riding with him suffered painful brutes and cuts. The two men were brought to Smethport where they received medical attention. The wrecked car was brought to the Smethport garage Essex coach badly wrecked an Essex coach occupied by three it. Jewett Young men figured in a Bat Accident opposite the Millor farm 01 the Marvin Creek Highway near smote port evening when it left Thrond and rolled Over Antl Over Numor our times in a fiem. Coming to a Sto fifty feet below the Highway. The no on pants escaped with minor injuries but Tho body of the car was it completely demolished. The Wrecke vehicle was brought to the Smethport garage co s Plant. For Sale or rent Beautiful residence for Sajo or rent inquire 14 Roso Chi Avo. Adv23 metropolitan stage stars who been the guests of or. And mrs. D. K. Horuath of King Street parents of mrs Doyle arid or. To Scarth returned last thursday evening from a motor trip to port Jervis and now York City. They were accompanied Bac la to Smethport. By or. Smethport was. Expressed at the meeting of the us at Junn s Smethport restaurant Conopio monday Oon. As a result of the discussion s. J. Fry of the club g i Ibric welfare Ommittee volunteered to undertake Effort of raisins a Bally needed budget fund to enable this town s Musi Al organization which rates far above average of Amateur brass or Braniza on by reason of the ii usually Large umber of professional musicians to Ted Here to meet its financial Robl oms. For eight years the band has Een in continuous existence rendering open air concerts during the months and no time has he Public been called upon for Aid. He band members Many of whom Are business men have no desire to receive or have they received any financial Emu a for their efforts which have Een cheerfully Givon with the sole aim of adding to the Joys of Community Ufa n in Jetport. Expense of to Intalan nce has been met with such Small a Propri talons As the Council has been ble to make for Community music and y financial donations which come from he bund members themselves in edition to giving two nig hta of reek of every hot summer to providing Smethport Public band concerts with it one cent of compensation tar doing o. Are further willing to for the iriv Lego. All this with slight assist no financial or even moral for this reason it is Gratifying to lie and an Effort that even ilnits of Public appreciation whether it or not. Is to be lint Hwi to secure Public cooperation in Mil stain no the looa.1 organization. At monday s meeting the Cono Piant noted to. Abandon the plan in effect for years past of adjourning during he summer. Meetings will at regular intervals this Yeji. Nentl motor trip for Tho Well known stage stars. They recently arrived in Smethport from Hollywood California where they had been sojourning Dur ing the Winter. Or. And mrs. Doyle hive Junt signed contracts Toi again appear in feature roles in Black velvet stage is. Chetri Between Smethport and port Jervis going and coming who made Over the Roosevelt Highway and or. Doyle spoke in enthusiastic terms of the Beauty and convenience of die great route which materially lessons the Highway distance Between new York and Chicago in conversation with the Democrat editor Friday. Lifs trip completed n trans anti no Concrete on i state will not change Macadam specifications i the county commissioners received word lost week that a final Effort to have the specifications of Tho Point Creek now in process 6l con it Motlon Between Smethport and Dole Grove changed from Mao Adom to con Crete Type of pavement had been ate approved by Tho state Highway depart ment. Contractor d. I. Is Nils will com plete Tho Job on the Macadam bloc left Carlona. The Watato door not a Jive the available to Moat who increased Oost of construction a Corfe Roto pavement would involve. Agreeing with the argument advanced by die. Coni mls stoners of Mckean county the Highway department head explained that potato Crook Road is being drained anti graded on specifications Trio Trune and Onoroto paving jobs and that Iti Tho course of a few Yomara when tie Naoa own pavement astarte to of choir signs at Wear a Concrete surf Ca will be Pla Oad on die. Rood. It la further explained that Tho Odam construction1 to be employed the local rond is to boat unusually durable Type and will give he lond fervid for a Long time. Contractor Dennis now has grading work nearly finished and will Start work of laying the water bound Slaff surface right away wit i Hopes of completing the ensure stretch this year. It is and that construction of this to Toulon Typo of Rood moves slower is Tho Case with Concrete. Frank Kienan As the will reopen in Philadelphia Isbon for a eral weeks engagement Niter which the play will move into new York for an All Winters run. Or. And mrs. The latter playing to feminine Lead of the play will appear in Tho roles they created during the Chicago engagement. Frank Glennn will be replaced in the principal role by a prominent new York actor. Affair Wiki Tho racing purses it this year s Mckean county and races to be held in Smethport August 31 and sept. 1-2-3, increased from j200 to Jolo Tomn great racing is expected at the local fair. in enthusiastic meeting of the fair directors held at the grand Cen trial saturday evening Connolley. Ludlow manufacturer who with John in poker of Bradford hns made the fair s Complete new build program possible stated that on county school Doy sept. 3. Which will be a big and new Tver feature this year to intended to bring the entire body of the in inflow schools to Smethport headed by the Ludlow band. The fair directors no planning additional features for Tho coming meet present plans Call for the of the bands from the several pm and towns of this Section to furnish music on different Days of the fair giving All a Chance. Extend Street lighting electric superintendent Seth nor min has completed Extension of the electric Street lighting on Marvin yesterday afternoon Leonard Vilm tier 18, Rex Fox 16. Ant Clarence Morrison 14, three Beau in Hoys arrested recently by county detective Jack Allison for a series of i Obbe Rios at the nearby town appeared before judge j. W. Bouton of Mckean county at the court House Smethport and pleaded guilty to Char ufos of felonious entry and larceny. The three lads were sentenced to Morganza state Reform school. Mrs Mabel Burlew 24. Who was arrested Hist week when county Allson raided her Orul near Wetmore appeared before judge Bou ton and pleaded guilty to violation of the liquor Law. She was sentenced to serve four months in the i county jail. Smethport. And Early comple Tion. The grading for the last named Jon is no Ariner completion and a Good weather Fuji season will mean completion of paving by the time Snow Ness Engler announcement hns Boen made of the of Ada Ness daughter of Marvindale Man held for Drunken driving Emil Oberg of Marvin Sale fir a reeled in Kann list week by police that town on .1 charge of driving a to Ter rur while intoxicated and despite the that he Boreri Sously Maint Rtin to that be not driving the . To the Borough Lino near tin but merely taking a snooze in it was Mckean mint is county Home. The a marked one. Improve Lipold for the next term of Elm Lam mrs. Aita Ness of Smethport to Chas. Engler of Buffalo which was solemnized wednesday. Juno 20, at Tho firs. Methodist episcopal Church. Buffalo. The Bride was formerly a popular Smethport Young lady. She is a Rog de nurse and for some time past been a member of Tho staff of the Buffalo. Or. Bugler Hollis a position with Chen Sicklo plate Railroad. Or. And Biglor will Tiko up heir in Buffalo. Notice to voters court in Smethport under Hail it Kane team won de a 12-inning one of Tho knee a hearing before a Kane Justice. In of Hail he was brought to the game teams Ixo at Tho polling place in county jail in Smethport. The Smethport independents mag House Jimim port. Tuesday ovo Ning Ohberg s relatives name to wednesday. August 19th and 20th for and posted Ball with Lico of the peace r. C. Fro non the purpose of registering voters. Mrs. Mcatherin e Burdick Job print ing1. Jus and enrol Tho trial. Prisoner s release pending subscribe for tha Democrat. De a thrilling contest fit Community Field. East Smethport sunday after noon the Visi ors winning Niter 1 2 hotly contested innings by a wore of 7 of 6. Who took shot at henrys Henry h. J. Rico of this through who Ford Coupe Ancl n Isble of some kind gazed Tho Windshield of his Cor. Whether it was a by Inlet of a Stone Henry does not know but in vow of the fact that tha specie of motor vehicles of which Henry s Henry is one has Tho target of All kinds of attacks Tho Well known local Man. No terror Over a bombardment of Lead or stones. Democrat want ads results. Nov. For. P. J. Donahue is spending the weak in Allegheny n. Yyoung son of or. And my f. J. Nichols who is suffering from diphtheria la improving

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