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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 2, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Democrat 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 duo Chat i in Umino co to. Smethport pa., thursday june 2, 1921 per year. . 22 or a s. S. Memorial Day Observance impressive the entire Community unites to Honor nation s Valient Daad the orator veterans of three auxiliary or a Foliations school children and boy scouts tier Pate in Ideal weather conditions. Impre sylveness marked the of memorial Day in smote Ivory monday and the program was carried out in its entirety. Tito Parade form us on West main Street at In. Mid headed by the Sucu Sporl moved in at to Nelson Street und then i til Iona Are being circulated in various figures of Westinghouse experts cover Portville Lin and wiring of Borough with ornate main service men s memorial Hall. Petitions being circulated for Erec Tion of building at county seat. The movement for a soldiers Mem. Orial Hall to he erected at the county seat in accordance with Tho recent act of Assembly and which was described at it Iirth in a recent Issue of the Democrat is assuming tangible form. Be photograph of the painting by Fred Dana Marsh of the sinking of t be u. S. S. President Lincoln May 31, 1918, 500 Miles off the coast of France Afier being hit by three torpedoes from the German submarine u-90. Tuesday was the third anniversary of the sinking of the u. S. S. President Lincoln while on a return trip from prance with wounded men May 31, 1918, and the disaster was of consider Able local concern. At the time the rigid naval wartime censorship threw a veil of secrecy around the disaster but the current Issue of the boys Magazine published Here gives a graphic detailed account of the sinking which was written by Captain W. Foote u. S. N., commander of the Len Coin. Comm Nufler Foote is a personal Friend of the s. F. Redfield family Smethport and or. Daniel Luby Syracuse n. Y., mrs. Redfield s Broth Nils a new Story of heroism of the Convoy was protected by an of coriolis sacrifice of fortitude and of j Cort of american and French destroy chivalric deeds which will always be ers which kept the troop ships company an inspiration to Young american until dark on the evening of the 30th manhood whenever and wherever that j it that time however they turned manhood May be tested. I Back to join another Convoy approach. After having made in safety five ing the French Goa St with other thous. Trips More to France carrying a total than Twenty three of ands of Khaki Clad americans on thousand Board. Doughboy Bent on crumpling the Power of Munnish might we thought our Good old ship bore a charmed life that she had been launched under a Lucky Star that she never would sink. Alas the fondest Hopes of devoted hearts and minds Are often bred in the Shadow of disaster. France at through the Courtesy of s. F. Red bold of the Redfield publishing com Pany the Democrat is Able to present the interesting account of the sinking together with the accompanying illustrations heroes one Hundred and Twenty five years ago a famous writer and orator gave vent to the sad expression that the age of chivalry is that he was in his statement at least one Hundred and years ahead of the death of a Brief account of the sinking of the u. S. S. Pres ident Lincoln. 500 Miles Oft the coast of France after being mortally hit by the deadly torpedoes of a skulking u boat. Will plainly indicate. For. On May 31st, fills. That Day of horror when the Gallant president Lincoln Sank to her grave in the mighty deep there was wrought into the Warp and Woof of our naval an. Harina the Antigone and the Rij dam. Had seen no signs of enemy submarines far and on the of Ter noon of the 30th we had held Mem orial Day services in Honor of devoted american dead on land and sea Eind in our safety our hearts went out to those boys in the trenches and on the seas who still faced sudden danger an who might be at that very hour to the cemetery. Tie procession was made up if civil Spanish. Amer ican and world veterans ladies of the women s Relief and those who service in the world and thu entire personnel of the Public schools with the exception of the first Grade. Tho Day was extremely warm too warm Many thought for the Young. Stark to make the Long hot March but they trudged bravely along and were a real feature of the Parade. At the Nelson St. Bridge Tho firing squad discharged volleys for the Sailor dead. Or. Robert Hamilton commander of Bucktail Post officiated As president of the Day and conducted the exercises at Rose Hill cemetery in an impressive and efficient manner. At the be Mcivery the exercises were opened by music by the Smethport band after which Rev. W. E. Van continued Ion Page 8, col. 2. We took tip continued on Page 2, col. 1. Memorial exercises on May 31, 1920, held in of officers and merr who lost their lives when the u. S. S. President Lincoln was sunk by German submarine May 31, 1918. Commander W. Foote former commanding officer holding life raft bearing name of Seaman Hedglin. commander Linn former executive officer in foreground. Swiss cheese Plant to Start the Large Copper kettles for Smith port s new Swiss cheese factory Hay finally arrived and the Plant will Star receiving milk next monday morning this splendid Opportunity of Cusco Einz of their milk. The local factory secured through the activity of the Smethport canopus club and Farmers of the Monr Munry the cooperation of local business men and thanks to the generous Erms Given by the nun Sundali Creamery co., owners of the local Creamery which has been converted for the purpose. The Plant t be conducted by Fred Sansei a Young swish secured from the government Dairy Plant at Grove City who will by insisted by his brother cons. Sans Chi this will be Ono of the few Swift cheese factors in the United state and possibilities for its development Are unlimited. It will he a splendid Thig for the Dot Loument of Tho Grea Dairy poke Bililies of this Section. An any tiling enriching the farming com Immitt is bound to stimulate Smith port s interests. Many Farmers hav air onily signified their intention of securing blooded Dairy herds now tha there is a local outlet for their milk. District slacker list issued the slacker list of District no. 2 of Mckean county was made Public today june 1, and contains five names. The list contains one name from Smethport that of Joe Kelly a tramp who was temporarily sojourning at the county jail when to registered and consequently gave his address As 502 King St., to Fly Borough. Kelly has never been heard from since in common with the others on Tho list which presents about the same circumstance. Is As did the list for dist no. 1. Of the county which was published last Welt. Following 13 the local hat a careful checking up. Of which fails to reveal that any listed saw military service Mark Preston Berkwater 510 diddle St., Kane. Andrew Kaffka 78 Praley St., Kane. Joe Kelly 502 King St., Smethport. Rufus Smith mentors 91 Field St., Kane. William Lewis Tanck g Elk ave. Kane six Inch Trout Law. Is not Likely to be enforced this sea new game Laws. Travelling game. Protector l. K. To. Garth informs the Democrat that he does not believe the new 6 Inch Trout Law will he enforced this Cason. At least the game authorities have received no instructions As to the new act up to this time. Or. Hogarth further stated that he has supervised the construction of nine Bear pens in Potter county to be used this season for the purpose of Captur. Ing Black bears in that county alive next season to he shipped to other counties of the state. Following Are Tho new game regu lation insofar As they arc of interest to this particular Section of the state to Dee. . Single Bullet Only. Protected until nov Ember. 1523. Pheasant ring neck. English Cal nes e and in one Day six in one season. November 1st to november 30th. In one Day. Forty in one season. Nov. 1st to dec loth. Traps forbidden except residents tin. Der 14 May use Box traps on Hinds Whereon they reside. Wild each season. Nov. 1st to nov. 30th. Election on june 14 should result in a unanimous adoption of electric Light and Power Bond Issue j. C. Backus of Tho electric Light and Power committee of the Smethport conjoin in club has received from Tho electric company the aria of the county to to presented it to coming grand jury i this Lior Bugh or approval. Tho petitions will to sen cd to the county commission. In and to two succeeding grand Jures and it is hoped to submit Trio pro Osnel to Ilie voters at the next novem or election a Vornle action y the taxpayers the county commis loner i Are authorized to proceed with he construction of the building. The petition in Smethport is at the Corner dog store and has already Icen signed by a Large number of Clatl ens. Tho purpose of the still which would e erected at Smethport would be to create a permanent memorial to Tho county soldiers of All warn which would provide a permanent place at to county seat to permanently House to military archives of Tho county no so to be Headquarters of the county historical society the Council of nation in defense and All War organizations the building will also contain an As Sembly Hall for veterans gatherings and other events of a similar nature there is pressing need of such a build ing in the county aha there appears t be no reason Why Tho should in carry detailed estimate prepared by the experts of that company of the coat of building a transmission line from the tines of the Olean Light and Power co. At Portville to Smethport together thu Oost of completely wiring and High Tang Tho Borough including a to Ern Wilto Way lighting system for rain Street. As stated in a recent loue of the Democrat Tho total Cost la Surpri singly Low and with the Rea ouro. Available allows no reason Why the no payers the Borough should not unanimously for the electric Bond Ssue at the special election to held june 1-1. Inasmuch As sentiment appears to favor the transmission line arrangement of securing electric Light Power the Democrat publishes the Westinghouse estimate in its entirety. B us it a l pair a l v a v Fec Al put the second night of tie great a carnival for the Benefit of the Amerl can leg Ion under the direction of mrs h. C. We is at the lyceum wednesday night was attended. It is that this great event will net Buck. Tall Post approximately after All expenses Are paid mrs. Wells devoting Ner time and Energy absolutely with out enumeration. Smethport residents will eager await the second annual in Kiall carnival next May. Huneville Hillery Marvin Creek Job started. Warren Moore construction co. Is breaking records for Progress. Cons. P. Gaboury superintendent of the Cohn construction company Buffalo has taken charge of the now Smethport to Road Job. A car Load of machinery has arrived the labourers Camp established and work will be in full swing on the Job in a few Days. Each season three to one i superintendent m. F. Aid Rich of the ramp or Borly of men. Potter county unlimited and use. Of pens Legal 1021. Every wednesday night at Galco Park. Instructions from 8 to 9 dancing from to Como and have a Good time. Arts of. The Democrat publishes All the news 1st of dec. 15th. Steel traps. Warren it Moore construction com Penny on the Smethport to Rcw City Road Job is establishing some Tell rec Doad Falls and pens forbidden. Sinele for Concrete work this year. On bullets Only. Montray 1110 two nor oct in jeer male with horns of nor inches i operation n nerf and far above the each season six mors Valley put Down feet of run to one Camp or Hody of men. Dec. 1st. Crete and work is progressing rapidly. Beat Butler and tied with Shinglehouse something happened to Dan Keller s Butler team so that Tho line up contained a number of players from Bradford and elsewhere when they faced Smethport at the fair grounds Lite monday afternoon but Tho result Una a spirited contest that kept the Large crowd interested All the time and the Home fans were More than satisfied with Tho result which was 11 to 8, with Smethport on the head end Nagle Una on the Mound for the to cols for six innings and the game Well in hut gave any in the seventh to Luerd Potter so that the crowd could Seo this Well known port Hicle linger in action. Wuerfl featured his work by striking out three batters in the ninth Frame. Hull was at the receiving end for both kitchens and caught an exceptionally Good game. Denning who returned Frojm his of dding trip in Forenoon Colf a rated his Entrance into Wedlock by making three runs and three hits As Cunti Moil on Pagos col. 1 at 10 o clock wednesday morn Long at High muss at St. Elizabeth s Church occurred the marring be of Margarct Frances youngest daughter of or. And mrs. Thos. F. Hungiville of Smethport and or. Annl Frederick Hillery of Cambridge mass. The Rev. Father Donohou conducting Trio services. The liitle wore a Navy Blue Tricot Luc suit hat to match and the brides maid miss Ger Tutlo p., gel Perich of War run wore a Blue suit that Harmon Izeyl with the Bride s. Miss Agnes Ery of Warren was soloist. The somewhat hackneyed phrase charming and popular Young lady certainly attains sincere significance in describing the Rifle. As she is truly a Young possessing real Charm and is Bemo cd by Many friends. She a graduate of the Smethport High school and attended Syracuse univer sity. For several yearn she has filled a responsible position in the Grange continued on Paffie 8, col. 2 estimate of Cost of transmission Lino Between Portville n.y., and Smethport a. This data is based upon 10 Miles of line Ueng no. 6 Bare Copper Walro de 30 to. Apart and poles spaced on an average of 140 feet. 13 Miles is equal to feet us ing an average spacing of 140 feet will require 72jo poles. upon i Ait Sriv 80 6 i p Olea 30 t o Long top plea to locally each completo with insula tors Polo line hardware Cross arms Etc. Of Way. 7 strand galvanized steel wire b_1g in. Dia. For overhead ground wire. 0 Baro Copper wire for ground wire it each pole. C Hare Copper wires 10 Miles Long each. Of Guy wire. Bolt Guy clamps. Rods. Holes and setting poles. Poles. Wire. Total add to cover ill Rel Scull Jirous incidental expense body of Claird Allup coming just As the Democrat forms Are ready to it is Learned that or k. L. Gallup of Colegrove has received word that the body of his son Clair Birdette Gallup who met a True hero s death while fighting with the a. E. F in France and arrived in Hoboken ant will be brought to Colegrove in a few Days for burial. Stick Tail Post american legion Smethport is preparing to participate in the funeral services for this Soldier hero. Irish Relief fund in Smith port is progressing splendidly unde the committee composed of t. F Hiing Ivylle Clotide Shattuck and m. S Geary. Approximately has been raised up to the present Lime. Total estimated Cost continued on Page 7, col. 1 body of sect. Cleveland on Theta Home or. And mrs. Win. Cleveland of Crosby have been notified by the War department that the body of their son the late Sergt. Robert Cleveland of the 5th u. S. Marines was on its Way Back to the Homeland. details were Given further than the information that no Tice would be forthcoming when Tho body arrived. Sergt. Cleveland fell before a Hail of fire while valiantly leading his Pla _ Toon at Tho history making engage ment at chateau Thierry. His hero ism was cited in general orders of the Rotny and his parents possess the coveted decoration which he dlr not live to receive. The place of burial has not been de cider upon hut h is quite possible that it. Jewett where Tho Young hero spent the Early years of his life and where the town s american Post is named after him will be chosen As the Al nil resting place of his earthly remains. The Democrat 0 months for spec Ial Back to Normal offer. I

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