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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 21, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Demic Chat this week goes into More Homes in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Mckean Democrat the Democrat covers the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume Xiv Democrat publishing co., inc. Smethport pa., thursday july 21, 1921. Per year. No 29. Is pledged toward necessary electric club adjourns for summer will serve same As males in future. Lists for sept. As a result of the recent supreme court decision declaring women Elig Ible for jury duty in Pennsylvania will serve on juries in Mckean county henceforth. Judge Bouton during the past year has showed the women of Mckeun county consideration in regard to jury service giving them the privilege declining service but in future will no alternative but to let them fare same As their male neighbors. Jury service at Best la1 an unpleasant duty with citizens and while service will impose inconvenience on our new women citizens Law is Law. Last Friday the jury commissioners met at the court House in this Bor Ough and Drew panels for the sep tember term of civil court the octo Ber grand jury and the list of Peti jurors for the october term of cram Inal court. A Large number of women Are included in the three juries and a number Are from. Smethport. The Complete list of jurors for Thi september term of Cleli or met follows Anderson Carl f. Anderson h. N. _ Betsey r Emu fat b. W. Bayer . Riley Nellie Christjohn Lewis a. Margaret Canfield c. Carlson Herman Davidson b. H. Douglass Clarence Pearl mrs. Orton Flora v Bertha Hose Hendrickson we. Helm w. L. H. M. Knowlton j. A. Keefer Dudley Edna Lundberg Johanna Larson Ernest Bess Lantz Victor Lynns b. D. Marie e. Mellander Edgar c. Must Queen has. Degolia Kane Bor Hamlin twp Eldre Norwich twp it. Alto Wetmore twp Bradfo Bradfor Hamlin t Ludlow a Custer Cit Betel Wetmore to Bradfor Ceres twp Jewett apr port Allegan Rexfor she Tho Norrie Kan Bradfor Kan Smith to Kan it. Jewe my jews Foster twp. Hamlin twp. Bradford Foster twp. It. Jowett Bradford at the my Tirik of the Smethport on opus club held at the grand Cen hotel monday evening j. Backus of the electric Light and pow. R committee who was also appoint d by the Council As special agent f the Borough to raise the necessary in unsecured Loans to be used n addition to Bond Issue a Lorl cd by taxpayers at the recent special election to secure electricity snorted that he had assurances of of the necessary amount. Or. Backus stated that a committee f lawyers were working on the Legal expect of the project of negotiating tie unsecured Loans and that there Vas no doubt that a solution would e reached whereby the ones who advanced the necessary Money to the Orough would be assured interest in ame and Means provided for paying of the indebtedness in course of time. At monday night s meeting s. Fry chairman of the Industrial Corn. Mittee reported that Over in contributions had been paid in for the addition to the Smethport Swiss cheese factory. A motion was adopted that the club adjourn through the hot weather unti he first monday in october or to meet at special Call of. T. Hungiville. Jas Mwai continued on Page 3, col. 2 precocious picks Stone trains and throw switch a Farmers Valley. Several tiny Coal Black picks members of a coloured family living near the p. R. R. Station at Farmer Valley have been a Thorn in the Fles of Railroad men. It seems the infants terrible hav been in the habit of shaking a wicked shimmies and cutting other danc Steps Peculiar to the race of educate feet for the edification of passenger on trains stopping at the station. L the the midget minstrels rewarded by Liberal Shower Small polls. Occas Binally the passengers fail to to spin and lately when that condition existe Shower of stones has been forthcoming from the disappointed entertainer it is that one Day recently the youngsters threw a the station was fortunately Dis covered before any damage on monday p. A r. Detective Leslie Coon of Olean was sent to Smethport the purpose of investigating the cause of trouble. The officer was nonplussed when he saw the size or rather ack of size of the offenders. However in impressed older members of the family with the Gravity of the Case and put the matter squarely up to them to control. S with Fleet in Waters. Turkish urk maids Are humdinger James Mccabe. A Well known Smith Ort boy is with the u. S. S. Hum Greys now one of the u. S. Squadron f 20 ships on duty in turkish Waters. And is stationed at constantinople. Jimmie served valiantly with co. C., 12 infantry in France during the War Arlic paling in All the engagements f the Keystone division and on his is Large from the army found Civ. Iian life irksome and re enlisted in the avy. He says himself that to was the nost unfortunate Man in the a. E. F., n that often passing through the trontous campaigns of the 112th, he sustained a minor injury and after be no loaded in an ambulance to be car red Back to a Hospital a Well direct id enemy Shell wrecked the ambulance and when Jimonie finally reached the Hospital he was a subject for the surgeons sure enough with his body weighted Down with fragments of shrapnel. However the Luck of the Smethport of has apparently turned and liter. Ally speaking he is sitting on the top of the world in the Waters off the land of whirling and where the harem skirt was discovered. The editor is in receipt of the follow. Ing communication from our Young Friend Constan., Turkey june 6, 1921. She or they goes out a eunuch goes along. Bui they do it Over Here. Just Macin u very High army of officers congregating in Coffee houses still ii about for hours playing Dom inoes and lotto. But they do in Over Here. Just imagine firemen going to a fire on n Street car. Hut they do it Over Here. Just imagine an american naval officer giving a dance in one of Tho Sultan s palaces. But they do it Over Here. Just imagine a Man marrying a woman who does not speak his Lang. Page requiring in interpreter when they want to talk to each other. But they do it Over Here. Just imagine people fasting All Day and enting All night during a month of holidays. But i Hoy do it Over Here. Just imagine a religion that tells followers that they will go to heaven if they murder the . But they do it Over Here. Just imagine a Small Street car requiring two conductors to collect fares one to take the Money and Tho other to give a receipt and see that the one who took the fare does t go South with any Money. But they do it Over Here. Shower of ancient Hen fruit Smethport players Loso a loosely played Gamo to Oil country stars. Dear Huss As i received the Democrat today and after Reading it i decided to Send. You one of our papers we have Over Here. It is run by. Our Fleet at Constan. I suppose you did t know we had band concert at East Smethport. This thursday evening the Smet Ipoh band will Render the following program at an open air concert at the p. R. R. Sta Tion East Smethport triumphal. Southland. Fox homme. Dog. Dragon. One never knew. Tribune. Trombone. And peasant. One Wang blues. Of Freedom. Will leave late this month. Sex county treasurer Frank Potter of Smethport and his son Frank pot. Ter jr., of who have signed three year contracts As drillers in the Oil Fields of . As mentioned in the Democrat two weeks ago expect to leave sometime Between the 26th and 30th of this month. The voyage to India consumes from 40 to 60 Days. T band concert program dance was Well wednesday. To the North wood8. E. A. Studholme left last thurs Day with a party composed of g. S. Studholme g. V. Spraker p. L. Tyler of port Allegany and Monta c. Burl of Coudersport for White fish ont., where they will enjoy a several weeks and fishing trip in the North Woods Region of Canada next saturday evening the Smith port band will Render the following program at an open air concert on the court House Square commencing at o clock March tenth regiment. Fox do Leam Enmor one to to i i one trombone. The dance Given for the Benefit of the band uniform fund at the lyceum inst Friday evening was Well attended and netted the band approximately which Falls Short of the amount needed to make the uniforms possible. Music for the dance was furnished by the band and the music ians presented an entire program of the very latest popular hits of the pres ent summer season. Baseball today. Just As the Democrat lost. A pair of Tortoise rimmed spectacles. Ships and believe me we see some rights Constan now be the same to me As Smethport was and it is just like Home. Every once in a while the bolshevik kick up a Little trouble and we see some excitement. We Are go ing up to Samsoun tomorrow As the greeks and turks Are having a Little rumpus up there. All we do is guard american property and carry refugees. But even if they do say Constan is he wickedest City in the world i m sat fled. Canadian club ten a shot and Beer five. And Russ the to. Men Are the most Beautiful creatures n the world. Even when they Wear he veils Over their faces a Man has to fall for them. And i can t speak turkish hut i sure can write it. I get the Democrat every mail and it sure does seem Good to get it. I know nearly everybody but there Are some new names that have me puzzled. Always waiting for the Democrat Jimmie Mccabe. U. S. Humphreys no. 23c care of postmaster. N. Y. The Democrat is in Jimmie s debt for two copies of far a Bright weekly paper published by the u. S. Onval detachment in turkish Waters. The Price of the publication is 0 plasters and it describes itself As be ing published for the personnel of the detachment and contains news of the Navy in far Eastern Waters extracts from current news items commercial news and pictorial items of interest it is non political non sectarian has no policy other than the promotion of Force under Tho heading just imagine the june 4 Issue of far seas contains the following paragraphs which throw interesting Side lights on Constantin. Ople just imagine tying your head up with ten or fifteen Yards of Gauze inn. Inge and feeling As if you re All dressed up in a Fine new Spring a Harcau. But they do it Over Here. Just imagine going into a Tob acco shop to make a Purchase and i having the Salesman ask you if you la rambles to t the m Kean county fair to be held in Smethport september 13.16. In less than two 13, 14, 15 and county fair will open its Gates to the Public. Much has been done at this Early Date towards the annual event. By another week advertising matter will begin to appear. Twice the number of posters for the Rural districts will be put out than in former years. More window cards and of a. Higher Quality Are to be distributed. Later the Auto banners Street banners and Caps and horns for the boys and girls will appear. J Early in the year Juhe following were h Fredr Dan ii pen and his six ponies and the atrial faults. Leon s ponies a e on of the prettiest and most entertaining acts appearing before the Public. Six Shet. Land ponies trained to perfection. They perform a series it military Maneu vers arid numerous tricks. These Ani Mals do More than the Ordinary trained ponies appearing upon the stage. The Aerial faults consists of two male performer made up Cohen co. Employee is in the Bradford Hospital. Stick of dynamite let go doll Nick Triano of Bradford an Ems Taloyo

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