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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 15, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Ean volume Xiv a Shockat i Iblis Iii g co. Inc. Rani i sheiks Smethport pa., thursday july 15, 1920. Per year. No. 29. A rages Are Back Hilton is pre8. Fair Date set the races Are devotees the sport Kings in this Section will have a Chianco to witness some Reali races in Smethport this fall. September 14, in 1c. 17, 1920 Are the dates the 16th annual Mclean county i Lulu and races to be held in Smethport patrons Are promised a real old fashioned fair this year with an attractive racing card pacing trotting and running events each Day. So far As is known the Smethport fair will be the Only race meet within a radius 100 Miles this year. At e. Meeting the fair association monday Hon. R. W. Hilton father the Mckean county fair was Ohos Enas president the association and with his characteristic Energy has taken up the work formulating plans veterans reunion plans. The committees Bucktail Post american legion in charge arrangements for the first annual reunion Mckean county service men to be held in Smethport wednesday and thursday August 18th and 19th Are perfecting their plans and it is expected that the Complete program will be arranged during the coming week. One the free attractions will be an Aerial exhibition Between two the highest main Street buildings from a rigging suspended across that thoroughfare by Miller Stickles a Cle ver local artist. Or Stickles who attracted much favourable attention As an entertainer while a. Member the a. B. F. In France has kindly donated his services for the event. John Connolly the Concession com Muttee has received sufficient com. Mun locations to indicate that there will be a Large Midway shows Riding de vices and stands. The committee is in communication with a Man in Potter county to put the Gigantic roast Barbecue to be served the visiting veterans. Shinglehouse subdued base Ball activities what promised to be a most inter Esting game base Ball went to smash in sunday s contest Between Smith port and Shinglehouse in the fifth Ning. Before that stage the proceed Ings was reached both teams were playing airtight Ball and each team had accumulated one run. Then came the fifth and the blow off. Tommie Clark took a cheerful swing police chief shoots bad criminal. Buffalo july detect. Ivan Zimmerman this City said to Day that the wounded prisoner in Brad Ford May prove to to a burglar named John Hyan. Also know As big who is wanted by Tho police Here for participation in a series burglaries school property sanitation Library i about two years ago. Chief Zimmer mak1ng Good in Oklahoma. The then Loci at is in receipt 11 copy the. Annual county superintendent Washington county Oklahoma to Tho school Olla Cei Sefl and patrons that county. Tho splendid work the superintendent Washington county will to followed with interest this pm Porlant position is held by miss Mary e. Rich Ards daughter . And mrs. Goo. Richards dealt no township and formerly one Tho efficient teachers the local schools. Miss Richards letter Deala extensively with Caro n already covered and Uio chief shot. The chief telephoned for still s ii Blanco which conveyed the wounded Man to the Hospital. Duties school officers. Length school term school poultry and for the coming big meet. It was due these features Are but incidental to entirely to . Hilton s initiative that he big program band concerts. I shows school director compulsory Al the Ball to open festivities and i Tendance Law and other timely sub. I ejecta. The subjects arc concisely and Intel result was a clean two Bagger. Denning duplicated this performance this and then Dixon missed a couple Tho Mckean county fair was organized in 1805 and for 10 years he acted As president up to 1014 when he resigned. In 1914v when nearly every Large town in this Section was holding a fair meet with big race programs h was considered impracticable in View the spirited Competition in this Sec. Tion to continue the racing cards with Largo purses. As a result the local fair during the past five years has been purely an agricultural meet. The policy this course has been justified. The Mckean county fair has been piloted safely through the precarious War years and the score mushroom fairs which were conducted at a big financial loss in this Section have ceased to exist by reason their own Competition. With local fair the Only one surviving in this Section the and a sound financial basis the time was considered opportune to put1 True meet Back the pre War basis. There is no doubt that the races will draw big crowds from every town and City in this Section the county. Or. Hilton is a Genius in organizing and conducting successful fairs. No better advertisement can to Given in parades military dries and Field Day sports and other military displays. To finance Tho reunion is a problem no mean proportions confronting the local Post. This problem in i Large measure been solved by Jas. Quirk who has again proved his Public spirit by donating the use the lyceum and furnishing the services the local orchestra for a big dance the entire proceeds which Are to he turned Over to the Post s convention fund., the boys gratefully accepted this generous offer and a big dance will be conducted the lyceum in the near future for the convention fund. This worthy object should result in uns tinted patronage the part our. Citizens As the legion members need the Money for the reunion expenses. As to an impressive manner. At Point in the proceedings Ford and Mcgowan and Josephson came Forward with a pair slams to Udd to Smith. Port e hilarity and a Little later Bob Hull added a single and away went the old Ball four hits two errors and the Breaks Tho game gave Smethport six More in i the six Oil. Shinglehouse Mado a rally in the seventh when Dynes made Tho for Sufit the game for the Visi tors. To was followed by Moran and Lunn with singles and this combination scored to runs. Tommie Clark came through Tho 1 Man has communicated by Telegraph with Tho Bradford authorities. Tho Bradford sunday Herald chief Howe in capturing Thomas Ryan thursday night As u suspected burglar performed a to Tho Law and Elvis a Complete and comprehensive Long wait the chief and patrolmen outline the educational work and Bradford in a pouring rainstorm needs Washington county. Miss i Many hours will make communities Richards is making a splendid record safer. In her important Post which Ahe has that chief Howe is alive is due to occupied just one year. Roy Carter in critical Condi. Tion. Penn Van. July Roy the fact that he fired first and shot Hyan in Tho neck when Alvo latter aimed at Tho chief Ullh his gun. The wounded Man was taken to the Brad Ford Hospital and cared for by . A. Carter was arrested charged with Hogan. The wound is not dangerous. While at the Justice s office for a hear ing it was noticed that he acted peculiarly and was thought he was mental getting Money fraudulent checks. Yesterday morning chief Howe re. Be Ivec u. letter from James Mcauliffe Mcaulffe son Allegany n. Y., who had Learned by unbalanced. He was Iken to jail Tho chief s capture the egg. Deal smiling As usual and with ii out Midnight was stricken with he also told two robberies which four hits chalked against him. Smith appendicitis. He was urged to go to. Occurred in the Mcauliffe store in port made 18 off the opposing twirl a by the attending physician. May and june when a Safe was crack ers. Charles Mcgowan had a Good q. Hallstead. But would noted. Day with the stick and Paul 4 p. M. He was taken much i Friday afternoon District attorney Bob Hull and Tommie cd uric were not Rwjr. Hallstead found the ap-1 Archibald Laidlaw and sheriff Ray. Far behind. I had burst and the chances Are Monck Mallery Catta Ragutis county j through some sort a misunderstanding Frank and Paul Moran were not in Smith ports line up. Prank farm Bureau and Pomona Grange annual picnic. The above picnic will be held Friday. August 13, at Turtle Point. At this time we will expect to Seo All the Farmers Tho county there whether they lire members either above organizations not. Every body interested in agriculture should attend this picnic. Fred Rasmussen Secretary agr. Culture the state Pennsylvania will ire one the main speaker. You ought to hear your own Secretary agriculture the Many problems which uie Farmers the state Are up against and just How he and his work Era arc going to help solve the farm ers problems. It will be Worth two three Days your time to hear what to has to say. Fred Brenckman the Secretary the state Grange will he Tho other speaker and to promises to give us something Worth while and something to think about along the Lynea co operation and especially through the. Range. In addition to the above we expect have Homo Good features along the lines races stunts and Ball games. The usual big eats and the valuable comparing notes with your fellow Farmer will be course very much in evidence. Every Farmer should plan Mak ing this one Holiday and get All out life that the Opportunity pre sents. Watch Tho papers for further details. Against his recovery. Land Polico chief Dempsey . . Carter married a former Penn came to this City and visited Yan girl and had lived in Pennsylvan i Bradford Hospital to see Thomas Ryan a delightful occasion. Or. And mrs. George Richards Celo played with Shinglehouse and As la. He came Here to Start House keep who was taken into custody Thura Ual played Well. Ling and was issuing checks for the Flay night by the Bradford things purchased. The checks were1, charged -with-1 suspicion Tho ia3t Flat in june this Section than it will be a real old fashioned Hilton his name is widely known in the fair world and by reason his wide acquaintance he will to Able to bring an unusually Large array attractions and horses Here. Or. Hilton expects to be in new to the Smethport Bradford Road. It has been the current report around sane Liport for the past week that the Warren Moore and co. Were about to give up their contract the1 Road. R. S. Windsor the superintendent for this firm states that this report is erroneous and that the Only hold up s account the Cement shortage. I is Lei ill j due to the Railroad not being Able to make proper deliveries. Or. Windsor said the work Rew Hill is in full swing a shovel and in Keystone grader both being in i ration. Sand and Stone is also being placed along the right Way from Farmer s Valley to Cole Creek and the summary follows Smethport p. Denning if Gallagher 3b l. Hull c Mcgowan in Josephson h. Denning 2b r. Hull is Morrison Clark p rated. Their Fortieth wedding Annever their Home in Marvin Dau . R. H. . A. Vej drawn Baldwin s Bank. The checks the visiting officials identified 1 0 0 i in Alv amounted to about he had i 2 4 0 fee poised ?20 in the Bank and told his Ryan one the gang to have blown the Safe in combing company s office at sign 0 i wife enough to cover the 0 11 checks. He claims to own property 0 join Pennsylvania. He was arrested Ujj 200 in Cash. Liberty Bonds and old 0 0, yesterday for checks issued last sat-1 securities. The Cattaraugus authorities circular bearing Ryan s rogues gallery photograph and sixty neighbors and relatives event the Day. With this esteemed couple and a pleasant time was had by All. Old times were r Iho roly discussed Manca Juno 7, 1919, and taking the neighbors were in our Day. 0 he was taken to hos Kwh them a Pill at Cananda 43 15 18 27 . R. H. . A. E. City the forepart next Fine Brading being done. For the purpose securing free acts. Be Bulu anal every mgr it is desired to present some big Fea Tures. Henry j. Rice who hag efficiently Bridges put in readiness for Concrete work when the Cement arrives. While it is unfortunate that the Del performed the duties Secretary for Ivery Cement should hold up this ?.onsen several seasons has consented to re main in that capacity. Most the former Board direct ors resigned considering rightly that they had performed their share in keeping the fair alive during the past five Uncertain years. That these live wire gentlemen have performed their Well is attested by the fact that the fair is out debt with a substantial balance drawing interest. The new members to the Board All capable gentlemen will carry with the addition the big Rac. Ing program none the other departments will be neglected in untiring efforts and than Ever before. A a director s meeting Grange Bank last Friday the following directors offered their resignation c. D. Comes James Mckenn. W. H. Gallup Geo. Richards e. A studholme f. D. Gallup. After accepting the resignations the work this is Only one the Many con. Tracts suffering from the same cause throughout the t. R. Moore the firm Warren Moore company Philadelphia was in Smethport last week going Over the local contract. It is expected that by waning until sufficient Cement is re. Cei Ved so that Cement work can proceed Niri erupted much More Concrete Laid by fall than otherwise would be the Case. Busell 2b in Ford is r. Lunn 3b signer c Wilcox n Dynes if Moran r. Lunn by innings Smethport Shinglehouse this morning. J Noble to be present. Four the cell dry were at the annl Ersary Charles mar Vandalo Olive Bartlesville is spending the summer the business men that they Coluci Call for Ihler merchandise. The burglary at Salamanca. The Der Culner contained Tho to Kensal Ryan s alleged confederates in thei with her parents . And org. H. Any re Richards Ana son Robert Shinglehouse and . And mrs. O. S. Richards Mary Smethport. Salamanca Job two whom have Pioneer aviator in town. 2 j Ells the Well known aviator a apprehended the third turning 0 was a Smethport visitor last Friday i 2 i . Ells is one one pioneers 4 1 aviation being associated in the Early one Ryan s pals was recently in Corning while i with the police that place. The police circular in the hands the Cattaraugus authorities Given the 0 0 Days with Glenn Curtis and was am 0 Oifong the first to make n successful 0 flight. During the War this Well _ know aviator was in the Navy flying 3 3 4 24 8 7 service with the rank lieutenant i stationed at Hampton roads. In 1914 the pol life Pedi 10005603 -15-Ells was in France giving exhibition was born if wounded fighting and daughter three the children were unable to Mary and Helen Bartlesville okln., and Gertrude who is doing missionary work in India. A twelve clock dinner was served and several groups pictures were taken during the afternoon. Wuerfl received Many Beau u fill by . And mrs. Richards. Prisoners Thomas Ryan and among the guck to were lists the professional alias Jet Bolsi Myrtle Griffin and . And mrs. John stating Bradford mrs. J. W. John 010000200. 3 flights with we. Thaw when Tho i european War broke out. Thaw in Ryan was born Lif England a nil clean j listed in the French flying service and. I years ago. Election notice special issued. Elsewhere in to Day s Democrat will be found a notice the special Boro More extensive j be held tuesday August 24, for the purpose voting 1he proposition increasing the Borough s indebtedness to the amount to be used to Purchase two motor equipped with a Moto fire engine and the other with a chem ical and Quantity new fire Hose and to instal following were elected to take their a Mill ice new hydrants. Every w. Workley b to. Gar one realizes the absolute necessity lick a w. Hilton t. F. Hungiville j Firo Protection and this pro s. H. Elder Lawrence Morrison. J act should receive most favo Rabl the following old directors hold cons Durntion. L. Holmes s. L. Fry Casl Melvln. Well known Crosby woman Tho new Board met monday the passes away. Board was organized and the follow r Winslow Crosb ing officers elected. Night a Ong president r. W. Hilton Ftp vice pres. I. L. Fry Man by an who knew her. Is Secretary h. J. Rice j is survived by four sons and three a Orcas. F. L. Holmes s filters William . A. Be next sunday july 18, the Strong Franklinville team will meet Smith Ells past the age Active his services and was accept. I Ryan wan removed from the Hospital to police Headquarters Friday night placed in Ort Here. On labor Day last year iese teams played two games at Franklinville try Ftp were thrillers. Sme. Port won the morning game by a Core 3-2, while Franklinville was victorious in the afternoon by a 4-3 tic Edas a flying instructor. 1 in 1916, following his return from France Ells came to Smethport and started construction work a Gigan when the United states the women s department the jail. This action was taken to preclude Tho possibility his escaping from the Hospital. Or. W. C. Hogan who attended Ryan gave his Sanction to Carrie Perry Clermont . Mrs. And mrs. A. Colegrove and son Alpha Smethport. K verdict. This should prove one be season s Best contests. Entered the War owing to inability to secure materials the project was a the removal As the Man s wound is death Henry a. Chilcote. Henry a. Chilcote no. 724 East main Street died at his Home at 5 clock monday afternoon aged 67 years. He is survived by his wife sunday Juv 25, the local team the plans for thl. Ill meet the Delucia a. C. Team by Over the Felc not considered rious. Passed through the Muscles the his Throat does not seem Ira x. Y., a Semi pro Testim that is during this part the country. News in towns where the team has Are unanimous in saying that he Delicia is composed Gen Lemen who Are fast Ball players. Efforts Are being made to secure the olympics team champions Brad Ord for a game and the Federal team f Olean and electrics Cuba Are Iso teams who May visit Smethport. A infected As he can Swallow ment and tie Navy n. C. 4. The first Rvan stood the trip Well. A. Plane to Cross the Atlantic utilized the principals the Sint to port project. Or. Ells is now a member the air plane and motor corporation Detroit Mich. This firm is two Brothers six daughters mrs. Serianni Richwood w. A. Mrs. Iva Nice mount Union a. Mrs. Leo. Digel Smethport mrs. Will Blake. Utica Ohio mra. Zelma Ballard War re Vang at Headquarters he was carried upstairs to the women s department a Strecher and put to bed. Or. And mrs. Thomas Ryan have lived at no. 27 West Washington it is Street this City three months. Starting to manufacture an All Metal j air plane . Ell invention. re husband at Corning three piano will he a popular priced one and months Apro for Ryan. He is a Large Pood looking Man and Ehe seems infatuated with him. She was released is attracting much attention. Memorial to . Anna Shaw. Mrs. Mccandliss has sent to the Democrat an Appeal made to All people in the county who arc in sympathy with suffrage and the higher education women to assist movement for a memorial to . Anna Howard Shaw. Many men As Well As women appreciate the value . Anna Howard Shaw s life and the writer those who Are willing to help the chairman raise j6so for this practical memorial. Will kindly take their subscriptions to the Famlin Brink .1 Trust co. Tho Crosby Young lady injured. On sunday night Mildred Lei Sarton Crosby was struck by an Auto Mobile driven by Milford in Throp. Of that town and received Sci re injuries consisting eve Iron in ribs. The Young lady is re covering from the effects the acc rent in a satisfactory manner. Carp the remember rhe dates tuesday a Cal. I hr11n and rms Crosby. Man now Havo in to ups div thursday and Friday . Mrs to1ln Buffalo writer Mako Good is she hns 1j-f i m. 15, 16 and 17. And Gretchen Crosby. The funeral pod la Cal Man ump. I was held Zeune Sreiy the Rev. Or. De rounds officiating and burial was in All Tho nowe in found in the Democrat Colegrove cemetery. All Tho news is found in the Democrat Sale millinery mrs. M. C. Barker will have a ill millinery goods commencing Mon. Day july 12. By spot 2nd floor. Smethport a. Al for Sale Deal Pablo House water quire Herman Sasse Smethport a Acle if wounded Man. Ryan and his jumped off . A. P. Train thursday morning car Custor City with a great bundle and were seen by a negro it proved their undoing. Or told the incl. Dent to Denny Kuhn that Vicinity who phoned the Bradford police. They went to he place and after a tedious found the hurdles hidden in underbrush. The contents were identified by Kohn the Kohn manufacturing company As a noels Stoen from his Plant at Falls Creek Early thursday Morr Tinb. Tsien Long wait until p. M. When a Man appeared with a . By Ita Light he saw chief Howe and Travis and whipped out his revolver. He Ron Ohio and miss Freda Chilcote Bradford three sons. Clay Utica Ohio and Dewey and Bruce Brand. Ford. Or. Chilcote who resided in Brad Ford for Moro than eight years had been ill for almost a year. Funeral services were held thurs Day afternoon at 2 clock at the Home. The Rev. P. X. Osborne officiated. Mrs. Victor Digel and Wayne Hamil ton Sang appropriate selections. The i pall were Thomas harlow1. Frank Titus. A. S. Mcdaniels. P. C. Freeman primer Perry and w. P. Lewis. The burial took place in Oak ii11 cemetery. Those from away in attendance at obsequies were . St. In and mrs. Leo Dugel Smethport . And mrs. Roy Ripple it. Alton mrs. Ripple it. Union mrs. Harvey Ballard Warren o., miss Iva Niece map Elton a. Or. And mrs. James Sori annl Richwood a. William Ftp ple and daughter mrs. Fox Brook Ville Oliver Chil Roto and Howard Cal Scoto aft. Union pa., and Clay Chilcote Utica sunday Herald. The Democrat now 52.50 per year

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