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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 21, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mckean Democrat volume 52. Democrat publishing inc. Hussell Lindsly editor Smethport pa., thursday july 21, 1927. Terms-42.00 per year. No. 29 Farmer held for maiming beast owner of Bull causes arrest of Jos. Mather Joseph Mather Well known Dairy Man of the East Valley Road was arrested Friday on a issued Herbert Mcgill Fanner of Farmers Valley charging Mather with maiming an animal. Tito prosecutor who owns an sex Bull which got Loose and roamed astray in Mother s Post pro land. Alleges that Mather resorting to plastic sur Gery to change the beast s features with one fell stroke of a Jack knife Tore the As from Taurus. The Bull still lives hut he is not what he used to be. Life Luzj no future in store for him. It. Mather appeared at a hearing before Justice of the peace r. C. Gleason saturday morning and made a vigorous defense stating that the stray Bull was a menace to his own life and to his property. To was held under bail for appearance at the next term of Mckean county criminal court in Smethport to answer a charge probably of wilfully destroying properly. Shed. Ball was f urn Eldred men will leave for fishing trip to Alaska attorney John Cotter of Eldred was a caller at the Democrat office last Friday and informed the editor that to and his brother Keavin Cotter expect to leave saturday for wash., from which port they will sail july 30 for Seward. Alaska. From Seward the prominent blared men will proceed Inland on the alas Kan government Railroad and thence by River and Lake to the Kenal Penin Sula on the Cooper River for a month s fishing where a Shinju is fishing. Cotter Brothers and their list Eviae Sion for clean outdoors sports know that they will have a delightful tiry on their Outing Well Worth the three weeks journey necessary to reach the fishing grounds. B. B. Stroud Heads new Oil refinery at Limestone Tho new Oil refinery which was to hold this office presided at the too Kip fall forge of Gale blows victim from High ladder it. To. Ellsworth Wall known lot Oil us Ness Maui was seriously injured in a. Fall from a ladder at the new gasoline and Oil Stallon he just competed the eld red refinery on he paved Highway Insl this Siclo of kidded Borough Friday afternoon. Tho Well known local Man was mounted on a High ladder engaged in Ging a when a terrific Electrio in and wind storm burst Ami the Force of Tho talc caught the sign and hurled or. Ellsworth and the ladder to the ground a distance of 20 feet or. A Shvorth was rendered unconscious and at first it was feared by in 31dred physician who attended him that his bark had Neon broken. Afer receiving first Aid treatment. Mho injured Man was brought to has Home in Smethport in one of Tho refinery motor Virs and hag since been con fined to bed or. Hamilton has Ftp Muune the patient who it was ascertained suffered internal injuries which arc yielding treatment. Or Ellsworth s Many friends will Hope for his Early and Complete recovery. Or. Ellsworth was to have his at motive now filling station Satur Day but the opening has been delayed until his ecu cd Ery. Diagonal Auto parking on main St. Threatens storm meetings the Paity. Will be. Held Roe o the secretory. Harry j. Colons the chair Man of committee a yank e. Costello were Thomas f. Hung i Ville of Smethport candidate for county commissioner Martin Teator of port Allegany candidate for the office Matthew j. Burns and the Hon. L j. Moore candidates for bid Ford City treasurer vice in airman w. I. Owatt of Southport s. Ii. Elder of Colville c. If. Tout troll candidate for Bradford City comptroller and George Logan of Bradford. Heavy storms cause much damage in this Section this Section was swept by terrific electrical storing accompanied by to Lead winds last Friday and sunday afternoons. The storm of sunday ended the unprecedented heat wave under which humanity sheltered last week climatic conditions have since been delightfully Cool. Duran or the wind storm f was a Jpn Down. The top of another Large tree opposite Herzog prop erty on ate Tumie Street was also blow Down. Near jewel t two poles of la electric transmission line which sup plies Smethport were broken by fore of the irate necessity tins current to in shut off from the line sunday afternoon while were Mode. The storm of sunday afternoon i considerable damage to Telephone line. In smooth part and Vicinity. Jet is sufficient to guarantee that will be successful. It heat wave brought Freak Forest fire the intensity of the wave last week was attested by the extremely rare occurrence of a july Forest fire being reported to the local authorities from the Christian hollow Region. Fire caused slight damage. The h. W. Cross Miner editor leaves for Zanesville o. H. W. Who for several months past has capably served As editor of the inner and fio via a recently summoned to his Home in Zanesville Ohio by the serious illness of his sister re turned to Smethport monday. Or. Cross slated that his recently submitted to a serious surgical operation for a Throat affiliation in Columbus. The Well known Zanes Volle lady passed through the ordeal in a satisfactory manner and surgeons Are contak it that her Complete recovery is assured although will to slow. Or. Cross Jeff Here to night for band the Only travelling company pro Sentiny Bud Fisher s internationally famous comedy creations Mutt k. Jeff in musical comedy form will exhibit under a Larn e Canvas theater at the Corner of Mechanic and water streets to no fat immediately following the regular weekly concert by the Smethport Banti. is the original Mutt or Jeff company the Only one presenting Tho celebrated by special arrangement with or Fisher. A Largo company of rec artists presents the great laughing hit. Prices Are 23c. 50c and 75c. To the fact that the local band to cooperate with the Mutt Jeff company in running its regu Lar weekly concert a trifle earlier than usual Tho management of the company generously offered the local musical organization a 15 per cont. Cut on Tho. Srrose reel it i to night for Benefit of the band Treasury. John Baker Ithaca editor visits his former Home John Baker publisher of. The Ca. N. Y., journal news and mrs Baker accompanied by j. Foreman of the journal news and Isliker s brother Frank biker of by dred who they have been visiting motored to Smethport monday even inf and renewed old Friendship tuesday morning or. Baker Watkins were pleasant callers at the Democrat office. Or. Baker years ago. Learned the printing Trade at the Miner office Here and for a number of years worked at returned to Zanesville the lung dreaded Experiment of Dia Nal parking of automobiles on mule reel is about to be attempted by Thi rough Council which is evidently of satisfied with letting Well enough unless As it should be. A mall proposes to paint Diagonal arking lines on the North Side of main reel so that the reign of i Rajlic con Islon can right away. La View of the narrowness of Idin treet figured that it not be necessary to replace tiie Stroot pavement until Tho Reuk of doom afer the new parking regulations be ome effective because after All Park no spaces Are snugly filled there will e no on Tho thoroughfare for in very sufficient reason that with siness men using Tho restricted Outh curb for parking their delivery i there will be no room. Tour Sis will be unable to pass through the Ocul main Street unless they happen o to Riding on a Giraffe or some Othni Arrow contracted Type of vehicle. A curiosity satisfying test made last ight revealed Tho fact that a Long wheel base automobile marked takes up a consid Enible part f the existing Width of the Street. To Arlve away a Motorist will Honvo to Back into heavy saturday night traffic he full Longti of his car blocking thirds of the Street providing to ets that far without his born do Molia hed. Nothing from nothing Learoh k out for your self. It Lonks As if the arithmetic of the councilmen was As poor As the judgment they Are i slaying in Tam Pering with the automobile parking if the proposed parking plan be comes effective this town will to shunned by out of town shoppers on saturday night a if it wore a Leper Colony Betti us it will greatly reduce already limited available parking space and further it will to for saturday night visitors Olio Leavo so Many dollars in town to bring Aloni a doctor and an automobile repair me chanic if they Are forced to pork under the abominable conditions now proposed. Not organize a citizen s Vigi Lance committee to take legu.1 proceed Ings in an Effort to restrain the noun us from taking this Stop which is going to Stab Smethport to Tho heart As saturday night to iding Center at a time when the town needs out of Towi business so desperately Annc. July Bride Railroad May take Over the route according to a statement made by Elisha k. Kane of , president or. Kane stated also that Tho pm Bargo which went into effect Las Friday covers Only that portion of the route exist of no in it Kush Ira. Vyrel Ahti Tutti teen there and Gaffney la suspended during hid Ems Sriro but mall express. Arid passenger service is unaffected. Freight service of the in the e Valley railroads is still being in the Chesapeake and Ohio and the Pere Marquette. If the intervention is successful Smethport will have Tho Erie rail Road. If it fails or. Kane declares tar changed at it. Jewett with his intention of lifting free kill More and Ohio and b. R i tween Caffney and Backus Junction and but the outlet to the connecting Tho b. N. And p. Roil Pennsylvania and slip smut Railroad Way but Sives no Assurance at Smethport amounting to the Railroad Between Backus and of the total Tho Rel land Man states smolt part. J s Lomponi Girlly i sponged. drowns in River ormer local Man fell from boat after sunstroke Smethport Curzon a were shocked at saturday to learn that or. Ray once b. Seanor a former Cal Rompc r of this place who for several years has been associated with or. Carlner celebrated Buffalo sur Exxa and a Ray specialist As an assistant in Ray work had Boon drowned in a River. Or. Schaner a former Clergyman of be United Brothen Church or of Tho local Church for some unit Nally Frau King the clergy to practice s a chiropractor and later becoming a killed Export and y tract Lionor a Niagara. Falls special of saturday be the following particulars of so liner g death or. Raymond 13. Johaner 3d years my 1803 Ontario Avenue suffered uns Troko and backward off a it into 36 foot of water in Lake Notni to on port Dover ont later thursday. To was dead when taken Roku Tho water. Coix mor j. K. Cook he bal level Seanor tiled of Tho uns Troko. Examination of the body after its recovery by Hooks How cd i evidence of drowning Irlonda were flailing with the Man from the boat tried to recover thai Andy by diving. Schaner wan a practitioner in a Ray d a Leoro therapy. To had in Snoen Street Niagara Falls. Ont., Runci lived Here. Fun Enil services will to held in tha first Baptist Church main and fourth streets at 3 p. Sunday. Interment will be in Sawyer s Creek cemetery Niagara Falla Boulevard. The Rev. Eugene q. A collision Between a Section speeder on the Road and a Kord owned and driven by .1. A. Brothers of Cyclone occurred it Tho dangerous crossing near Tho Smethport country club on West main Street Extension saturday evening. Tooth the speeder and Tho automobile both local offices. Since leaving tuesday where he will remain with his sister and give his personal Atten Tion to property inter erts to owns in that City. Before leaving Smethport or. Cross in conversation with the Democrat editor expressed himself As being de lighted with Smethport and its people Anil that it was his Hope to be Able to bring has sister to this Borough for a visit and rest As As the hitter s condition permits. Or. Cross is a real newspaper Man a fluted. Entertaining writer and a practical High class printing executive. During his stay Here he has Marfe a lesion of friends All of whom will always he glad to Welcome him Back to Smethport any time. Smethport he Haa become a prominent figure in the Field of journalism. Ills Able guidance the Ithaca journal Nowyj has become one of new York state s leading Dally or. Baker for soveral years hns capably As head of Tho new York Watato newspaper association. Were considerably damaged. The bound to the North the Democrat s special new serial bound to the by America s celebrated author of romantic tales Harold me Grath will be found on Pago 6 of to Day s Issue. The second instalment is presented in this issuer if you have yet started bound to Tho North do so to Day. It is a powerful gripping Romance of civil War Days. Ford was completer by overturned and Hoth r whoel.4 . Ridens on the set Cor were Foreman Robort and ills Sor Joseph Feura and Scutt. hic i school ath loto. Who painfully but not seriously injured Whon thrown by the Gnu ii. Soott Wius thrown under the speeder but luckily was not run Over. Or. Brothers and a companion who Riding with him were both injured. First discovery of Oil in America to be celebrated appropriately at Cuba n. At Cuba n. Y., next saturday in the presence of representatives of four Holland. Or cat Brit Ain and with descend ants of Chier tans of the once powerful j engraved. Big track meet feature at fair a big feature of or Viool Hay at inn j Mckeun county september 3, will be a five mile Cross country race for the county championship. Tho race will to open to All amateurs whether they Are in school or not. Tho fair association has announce Idron off the Highway to avoid a col to following splendid prizes Tatj Lisbon with a of on Sonn driven by place Gold Model 2nd place Sil Vor j oct Downey of this Borough which modal 3rd place Bronze medal. A had hit a Gully alongside the Rand Bao wreck near Valley sunday afternoon a Chrysler Road of or. And mrs. J. C. Bugler of Duke Center Tio were by Thor Small daughter figured in a wreck opposite the Hardy farm be tween Smethport and Farmers Valley. Tho wreck occurred when or. Bigler motorcycle Driver Hurt a had Nix Jdonte occurred on Highway leading through Tinz Elmhurst about o clock tale Finlay evening when a Chevrolet touring car driven by f. W. Peterson of hit a motor Cycle driven by Mike hoj Tiro of Hurst. Who drove onto the pavement near the Postof toe directly in Tho path of Tho Peterson car. bras thrown 2d feet in the air by Tho Impact receiving a com Pound fracture of one leg Joe polio of Hazelhurst who was Riding on Tho tandem seat of the motorcycle Wols Alro badly injured. The injured men wore rushed to Tho past has been the cars bulb Man Unkei of grand unon grocery store has resigned Lucov live position in the Oil business at Bol Ivar if. Y., where lie and mrs. Work Ley will move in weeks time. Or. Will be succeeded As Lorenl Orand a Alrui by bar nest Kohn a Well known local Youngjr Man who for some time him held a responsible position with Trio grand Union organization in Bradford. During the Alnio or. Workley has been in charge of Tho local businesses to abolishment volume of business hag Boen increased to a marked degree. It is the town s leading Cash store. Tho do Arturo of or. And mrs. Workley will be sincerely regret. Eddy Smo Thiart residents. Or. Kolin tie now in Negev who take charge in a few Days time. He la a splendid Young Man who is qualified for the important local position. Under his guidance Tho errand will continue to expand and Prosper. White Strong announcement been Mode by or. And mrw. J. W. Whito of Idlewild Street Pittsburgh of Tho marriage of their daughter miss Amelia Arintha w hate to e. Strong son Jar. And mrs. 1 ilgner Strong of Smethport which took place a Pojl 6. Or. Strong a. Graduate of the local Alrh school who is now a senior at inn Oslo Institute of technology and he Bride was a member of this year s graduating claw of the Pennsylvania College for women. They will Alvo in Pittsburgh lion mar. Strong resumes his stud Lea at Tho College. T he Lle Mccrai unites Kwh Many friends in extending to Tho Happy Young couple. Group of athletes May enter a a Loam Way and crossway of Tho representing a Tollese High Schnol or i pavement. The Chrysler of club. The winning team will re cell Ever a deep ditch and stopped across a n handsome Loving cup appropriately Gas line. Tho girl was thrown i through the Windshield and badly Cut tribe of Seneca indians officiating j this Cross country race Tho first hut the parents escaped unhurt. The interesting ceremonies will Mark the Ever held he of. Is expected to attract car which was Hundly damaged was first discovery of Oil on the american j some of Jet stepping athletes from to Tho Peterson Bros garage. To Toyd Thompson driven1 of the Smethport to it. Motor oils arrived at Tho Sec no Scon after he acc dont occurred. Come out to night and hear the band icon neat by fran i Kan monks in 1627 i Sec lion. Ail entries must be in the Thim Hirough for repairs. Concert and . Attend Mutt Jeff at the famous Senora i Milan Oil Spring Harts of

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