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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - July 31, 1924, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMckean county s greatest no Psi Ai Kun the Slont a Civ fur the Moi sworn Mckean Democrat i the Democrat your into to Oft in Smethport and null sir Kenn count Fri reached by other county meekly. It in effective it volume 48. Ii Mouhat of. Inc. Lin dolby ku1tou Smethport pa., thursday july 31, 1924. Per year. No. 31 Smiley Caldwell of Dur ant City was taken to Bradford Hospital to night s band concert program i Smiley d. Caldwell jr., of Durant Isis a patient at the Bradford Hospital suffering from the result of an injury sustained at. The boy scout Camp of the Ilcken county Council on the Heinemann estate near Smith another huge throng enjoyed concert rendered the Smethport is 12 v in years of a critical hand at court House band stand last thursday evening. Another of this popular weekly series of open air concerts will be Kiven at the court House bandstand Crosby band dance a. Dance for Benefit of the Crosby band Wilt be conducted at the u. O. K. M. Hall Crosby. Thursday evening August 7th. The dance program will consist of old fashioned round Anil Square dances in addition to Tho inter Steps. Preceding the Ilance the band will Ender a concert at p. A. The Crosby band under the expert a Stretton of that Veteran Leader e. V. By labour. One of the Best known Bondsmen a this Section of the state has to Ken its place ill the fore rank of Amateur musical organizations. A hand is a great Community asset ant the Crosby band merits the Public support. This. Thursday evening at be Alexander. Kalin o clock. The following program presented March the southerner. Fox the one t love. Ind tones. Melody operatic super i i. . Fox Tro Limehouse blues. Rapid Progress of local Road Job Silver Jubilee of for. Donohue delightful one the Observance of the Silver Jubilee anniversary marking the rounding out j port citizens in of Twenty live years of highly useful i Toni Tiku the pastorate of St. Church Smethport where he since been located winning the Lovo Itil Ruspi cd of his fellow townsmen. On coming Here to encountered a debt of by 1919 Tho local Clergyman Sulci 1 did in Clearing ibis burdensome debt and Lias in ado extensive repairs to Tho Church property. The Democrat unites with smolt a l. Dennis contractor on Penn vent of the Kasson to port. The lad who age is reported to condition. Shortly after the supper hour last Friday night Young Caldwell in com Pany with other boys in Camp was playing about the campfire Rind in some manner not exactly known was kicked in the head by another boy. Following this Accident he complained j of a slight but went through the evening campfire and successfully passed a Tenderfoot test receiving a badge award. Before retiring he again complained to some other boys of a headache but did not report it to the scout executive thinking it was nothing unusual. Nothing happened until about six o clock saturday morning when he i violent convulsion and Ere brought Here for burial tuesday. Be us in 11.1 spiritual service of Fallu a p. J. Doug beloved pastor of St. Elizabeth s Church Smethport. Since his ordination was a most delightful one. Members of the Large Loc in Parish Ami Smethport people in general re a Gard loss of religious Creed and mum i hers of the clergy i Usu Many towns in i his Section of inn Sylvania unlit a to make the occasion an enjoyable and memorable one. Friday morning i huge Congre gation filled the Beautiful St. Heth s Church i Eltice when the n conducted his Jubilee extend ing Contra Tula to Rev. Donohue on this Happy of Ceslou hoping thai he May be spared for Many further years of useful labor in ibis held. Like Vatore. Liza. F selection i Verdi. Fox nag. I acc. March Hughes. Death of mrs. John Blomberg. The remains of mrs. John Bromberg Hyrsl Soli Bic we to Highway the to for Highway has Bot ii moving fast. Tile two Stair. Shovels work Ono carted next week. Or. In uni Sites the u work is being derive or. Striction of the new Road subway in i or the Shawmut tracks Arar mar Viii Ialo by failure of the Highway flip Iron jct to Complete plans for the the Highway will i Aveil to the was an impress o formerly this suffered Robert Hamilton of Smethport Camp physician was summoned. Before the doctor s arrival he became unconscious. Or. Hamilton diagnosed _ work. Place. The location of the and if put Over to hed death occurred in Chicago sunday next last. The funeral was held the same Day 2 o clock in the swedish Mission illness As Hemmer huge of Tho brain and removed the boy to the Home of w. A. Gallup at Crosby Koch Oxley s ambulance was summoned and took him to the Brad Ford Hospital where he is being at tended by or. Benninghoff. The unfortunate lad s left Side is completely partly sized and an opera Tion is to be resorted to in Hope re Blevins. Hta. Condition. Tire paving 1 is expected the it the in Job with the exception of rid oin. My a tin to which had c jct. Visibly i Ous . St local Man lost car in Gouveneur fire Arthur Midi i Moil. Tummie 1 and Ruy , three Well known men a Curneil last Friday from a visit with u Irold Peeler local baseball Catcher who is now l Mem Ber of lilo Montreal. Canada club of Iho Ivill in Canadian baseball Pirty Hoirup to Mim Midi i an ill s Bro Volrat but on i Oturia trip Nisi Iii d ill i lire which in enl i i i i tiny. Fly Piid in a 1 of i Psi Elk. I la i in or on tech who re by me thursday at j d put up for he night local Young lady Sang at United Gas co. Gathering the Democrat editor acknowledges receipt of an invitation to be present at the sixth annual noting of the Church Rev. J. Of. Hall Mertz Dubois officiating. Mrs. Blomberg was born in Sweden june 3, 1843, and to America in 1006, residing Here until three years ago having since lived with her Anton and Martin. She died sunday. July 2s. Being 111 Only about a Day and was at her death is years 1 month and 24 Days old. She leaves to mourn her demise her three sons " her John Blomburg. Having died Here six years ago. Sam Blomberg of this place an ton and Martin of Chicago 111., two grandchildren and two Sisters and one brother in Sweden besides Many few feet at the subway Point will be completed this fall. Or. Dennis has one shovel in full blast on the port Larabee Road Ami a second one has been received which i will be placed in operation this week. Y evening in the eve of taif .l-.ibilvi. Fit Hor dui ii one to flail in of he isse Blaw ind Uono Huo with .1 Skibst Analil i Nornberg of the. Ire. Is of unknown Ori . The re Cip Gin. Ici Only Msj i press Elsp a to has. Affected by the Causell a loss of and destroyed Ilion of loyalty and automobiles if of the vehicles Lio Section of his ish members made u stored Over neg he by tourists. If grateful response. Forts of 11 r Omen to Check the Lames in or. Loi irinus car. The car is the. X. In boys h i Liv. To to Wii ass .1 i m ii on. A my in s i the lire which delicious refreshments were served were futile. Is United natural Gas company and the liars company which was held 3t Monarch Park. Oil City pa., last sat urday. Hundreds of employees the companies wore present at the event and the program presented was pretentious one. A feature program was a vocal Solo and encores by miss Leoia Hovis of Smethport. Daughter of a. Hovis superintend ent of the Clermont District of the United natural and companies. The gifted Young local vocalist scored a distinct hit. Friends both in this place and in Chi Mcsparren Grange picnic speaker Mclean Pomona Gran be picnic will be held at the Mckean county fair grounds Smethport this year and the Date a is just been announced for thursday August 21. In accordance with custom the o in nun picnic of the cot Nicy mrs. Bloomberg was a lady of estimable qualities and her death will be mourned by a wide Circle of friends. Or big Auto show at county fair mrs. Leonard Doyle Home or. And mrs. Leonard Doyle arrived in inv Tinort last thursday morn ing by motor after a Canadian trip. Where the latter is now the guest of by the the Church and the occasion was by father Dono Hue being the recipient of Many oth of is few 111 11.111 l won c o n by burhllng1 or gifts of Silver and tokens teem from individuals Many coining from friends other faiths. Fathers Hickey Cooney Anil Barrett of Brad Ford were present at the Surprise reception tuesday a Large number of clergy men from various towns throughout Kami Bureau be combined with the grand Jolt a a . Of the Pennsylvania Grange and who tanks on the automobiles. Messers Mcdurmott Clark Anil Thomas completed the return Tri Homo by rail. The former informs the Democrat that Hie loss of his in is covered by ceo. Farr badly Hurt sunday Hitty car Looi by Farr of Row City formerly of Smethport has been in a serious condition at Tho Bradford its Petal the result of extensive injuries to received when struck by an Automo bile driven by Herman at Colo Al Lett sunday h o clock. Fair was returning to Row with Marshall Keefer of Smethport in the Lalier s Chevrolet touring car after a visit in thin Borough. A Stop was made Coleville where Tho Row City Man entered the store to Purchase some cigars. On emerging he started to Cross the Road to whore Tho k i for was waiting and stepped directly in Tho path of or. Do Rel s Oldson Mie Louring car the approach of which he had failed to see. Or. Farr. On being hit was thrown in such a thai the Liy across one of Tho from finders of the car and did no under this Whelch. Or. Dugel Dily the car to a Stop and i rushed the injured Man to Bradford to i be Hospital. At in Hospital iwas found that Farr was Kiin Villig from a fractured Collar 1-one Ami two broken ribs in and Ili inn to Ivil Ful bruises about the Back. injuries Are feared. The present time the patient s million is reported satisfactory id Liin recovery la hoped Tor. Or. Farr is .1 son of mrs. John be is Pirher of thin Linro Urli. A in out years of age and single being employed As a. Teamster to Tho Oil Elds. This Section or state several. Of them being classmates of father Don Hue at St. Bonaventure s assembled it the parochial residence to Honor their brother priest. The Date of this delightful event was deferred to Mike possible the presence of several Mem Bers of the clergy who unable to me last week. At o clock a delicious luncheon was served under capture two More bears at Norwich says flood should not be Sho 1 that Wells drilled Tor water in the flooding process hot be shots one. Of the conclusions derived from a visual examination of Tho Core drilled through Tho Bradford Oil Sand at the test Well on the Jackson and Bry Ner property at ouster City this la shown in a report made for Tho Era by s. Panyity Bradford Tho Black Bear trapping operations at the nearby Norwich Stata game Refuge which have been1 under lib preserve keep e r mlle. Orlatt have resulted in the capture of two hears tills week. Petroleum geologist who has made the visual tests and kept a log of the Core the direction of known Olean caterers. Lions were roses and toasts were responded mrs. Crawford Well an in was pulled from Tho Well. This table Decora Rev Lickey of Bradford. Rev. Curley of Sweet to by and mrs. L. K. Street. Or. Doyle her parents. Or. Hogarth of King left thursday for port Jervis. Both or. Doyle and his wife who is known professionally As i Eona Hogarth Are prominent members of the theatrical profession having appeared with leading metropolitan productions. At a meeting of the my Kean county automobile dealers association hell at quirk s Hall. Monday evening it was decided to hold a county automobile in connection with the Mckear. County fair in Smethport september next. A tent forty feet longer than the big one which housed the show at last year s fair is being ordered and it is planned to Mako the show bigger and was democratic candidate for Gover nor at the 10 j3 election has been secured for the orator of the Day. Or. T Mcsparren is recognized is one of the nation s Foremost orators and a noun Emporium and a v. Doyle of could of his appearance Here will resport. Rev. Shea of Artrim arouse great interest. The great As Toast Rister. Father Donohue was who has Ever been Active in the recipient of the felicitations of his behalf of the Farmers is idolized by co workers on this auspicious Occas when he aspires to of Man of his successful Priesthood. Ineil divine in a his speech. The Day was a in Able one in every sen t Fea on the occasion of his reception has been turned Over to the experts of the United states Geo logical Survey As a basis upon which Ridgway Rixford Here sunday fice. The Smethport juvenile Rand been engaged to furnish musical Durins the Ilia ail cram presort other musical ures. There will Ilso in a schedule of interesting sports consisting More interesting than the one la year f annies Quoit con. F test tug of War Anil jumping ind the thousands who visited the fair i last year and appreciate what a great feature of the county exposition that show was. Will await with interest fur the announcements of the display. Monlay evening s meeting of the county dealers preceded by a Rte Lii flu banquet at Munn s restaurant covers being hid for thirty. automobile sales organization in the county was represented at the gather is to found work in studying the Sand to determine he possibilities of the Bradford held and better Means of Oil extraction. Although delayed by a series of accidents at Tho test Well Tho Core Tak the ing concluded last j in a neat i saturday Sand Core having been Tik a most enjoy sen to a depth of 12m.83 foot from the of the word. I surface a 313.17 feet above sea level members of the Mou a of the Well being at an ele present to Honor father Dono vation of Scofi feel above Sim level. The geologist feels certain that even the thinnest Streak of sind in the Bradford is s Zitur tvs Oil and should be shot. Tills refers i o Wells that irn used for Oil and not for water Asil is the s of is indy a 150 Pound bail was found in one of lilo traps and monday an other Bear weighing 17g pounds entered of the Oiler traps. The Bruins Lavo been shipped to the Southern t of the state to be liberated in forests where bears arc scarce. These bears make cd get captured ibid shipped to Date. It is planned to capture and Deport sixteen male bears in All. If the theory that Black , like dogs possess a Strong instinct most of he bears Al 1 ready shipped will be Back in their native Woods by Hie time Tho sixteenth Bear is captured. It. My i. Ridgway Rev. Divid . Rev. C. Coon a Radford re. K. N. Dri Oll. Oil City Rev. O . Rev. F. O Ullern. Eldred Rev. Daly. Sartwell Rev. Murphy port Alle Coudersport Rev. Rev. Silm. Flame inn expected Home s from Camp to Day a .r.r.ey, Austin Clenion Rev. N oian. Oil Inion tint Wells Iha Are drilled for water Only should not shot. I the a open Iii is Rixford athletics take two games Over week end the Rixford coming Back Shtrom after their defeat by Valeton at port Allegany a week ago won Holh of Belr games schedule id. For last week Ond. Saturday Rixford took on the Ridgway nine at Ridgway and with Beryl up Nguc in the Box turned in a 8--i win Over their rivals. Sunday at Rixford Tho athletics i pounded out a. Vav Ory Over the Alle Gany n. Team winning by a 3-4 j count. Harmon in the Box Lor there was pronounce ing. Towns inc Lii Ling Kane j Lin the quota of Smethport Young men City p. Attending citizens military training Cardrew. O i Camps this year As compared a v ithe Large represent Atlon from this uly is one local Houns item uric own in past years. Curley. j. Donohue ordained w. By the r. Rev. St. Per a s Cathedral. in in ten Rev. That to full nil Doi s no indicate or pressure i i obtained. A crease of pressure is obtained by having a Lirar cavity in the Sand. The Jiri Iii re of i is but on of the column in lairs. Ilu athletics anal allowed but one Hie j until the a Antti inning when timely Bitting combined we a poor holding of pushed the four runs across. Rixford s club is Strong this season and manager John cunning it is predicted that the fastest game time at commune y be player next sunday port Allegany. It. Jewett. Eldred and Man. Alpha son of or. And Erie. A. Main Factor being the Cip Miary seen in a Field will when i Oxford Cross bats. Manager Cunningham s athletics consisting of Oil country stars augmented by the pick of so port and port players hive Boon hav ing a wonderful season taking the majority of the games played to Dite. I downy was in that place last saturday by the Rixford nine and arc coming to Smethport with the determination to win. Spike Robinson. Pete Zurfluh and Artie Wilson interstate in a Siars. Will appear in the Ridgway lineup. Game called at o clock. Admission 50 cents. Or. And mrs. Royal or. And mrs. Roy arrived Meeker Here a i s. Meeker of in town Las. Fri of Home to Day. conies ing Slock his father being one of the mrs a w of Hast main a Sii l his mass it Franklin reel a 3 been attending Camp a. July w. A came a Smith , my. And is expected to arrive port Atli. Ism and after eight of months Sonvico under Toni late . P. transferred to Rey Nohs Vilie. Pa., to assistant to father Brady. Shortly after this he was place in charge of the this county a Here he found the run Down and Grealy in debt. Of w surviving members civil War Huo tails. Of be famous Day and spent the week end guests his brother w. Meeker and family of King Street. Or. Meeker who for two years was he expert in charge of the league of nations Bureau of world economic ties will meet with Smethport Anil Industrial relations with head 3so i. O. O. Of. On Friday evening. Past grands association will meet in Smethport the past grands association of my the fact thai water has a. Sly and a greater surf than Oil. Thereby nit Iirilli the Oil remaining in the por less of pressure or . Ilium Clit is his aggregation is Wen r if Osier than the county championship i Lino the to lower Olsn _ damaged Rel in collision a told part Well. Kean Potter. Elk Anil Cameron Bifi Hue Cleth. This indebtedness ind place Birch property in first class How to catch wildcats stale lame. Benson reports a visit to the county soy scout Camp at Colegr quarters in Geneva Switzerland. August 1. All Odd Fellows Are persuaded to come Back Home and rec Quested to be present. A Large cent the Post of Pennsylvania com Tendance is expected missioner off ibor and Industry by governor Pinchot. Which position he now holds. Rear Meeker was Sun ironed Hamilton of Erie. Pa., a Tho guest of friends to town this week. I Smethport by the a Jii of Marjoric a Lucason. . Against the Murtlow school Pierotto and mrs. Leonard Allen were an account of which appeared Bradford visitors wednesday. Week s to Binder for Sale Mccormick make in Good condition. Bon re to in up . Jill be. A i Cory on. With the culmination of his Success Ful labors at Unher Donohue in s with promotion to the of the Large Pirsh at Way Lyle. Pa., where i worked Lin main cry for Over six years paying off Church do it and placing the wish in a flourishing Onditi Iii. In i subscribe for Tho Der Novat. On August Bishop Maurice assign we father Dono Liun to last Keek. While them he gave an inter sting talk in Tho steel Iraq and How o them for trapping wild cats. His instructive and heartily by the fill boys who com prise Ibe personnel. Sunday evening a cd revolt Sedan belonging to Ward Raymer of Rose Hill Avenue who with members of his family hid taken a ride to Row City was considerably damaged in a Collis Ion with a car driven by a Rew Man at that. Town. The Raymor car was proceeding in this direction when the Rew City car backed into the Highway directly in its path. The cd revolt received Purly composed of or. An1 mrs. I crumpled front fenders and the head of. K Houton. Or. And Francis Jend of the vehicle was otherwise dam quirk mr.1 and Man. Crl. Smith and aged. Democrat understands that or. And mrs. 15. O. Potter Are. Stay mar intends to sue. To recover ins at . To Ilco for two weeks. I damages caused by the collision
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