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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 2, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean Democrat volume 52. Ue5iouha.t publishing 6o., inc. Hussi ill l1noslev, editor Smethport pa., thursday june 2, 1927. Terms-42-00 per year. No. 32 Oil refinery project alive promoters negotiate with owners of Sites Ngau Anions Are still being con ducted by Warren parties to secure n suitable location on which to erect an Oil refinery at or near Smethport As first chronicled in the Democrat this year. No recent developments have been obtained for publication further than the known fact that prospects for an other Largo Oil refinery becoming a. Local Industrial asset look the promoters have made offers to the owners of desirable build Rifg sales in Smethport and near Fann ers Valley. The Only delay in the carrying on. Of the refinery project is attendant with securing enough Oil producers to sign up to deliver their Oil production at the Plant. It is said that the necessary production has been nearly assured. First band concert of season to night Tho Smethport band will Start its regular summer schedule of weekly open air concerts at the court House Square Pagoda this thursday evening at o clock. The soloists for to night s concert Are Jack Morrison Bari tone in vocal selections and Emil ferry clarinet list in Solo numbers. Following is the program hippodrome Alexander. Grand of ire land Shipley Douglas. Vocal to night you belong to me b Blue skies Jack Morrison. Overture Lucrezia Borgia. Tobani. Clarinet Solo Nellie Gray Lamroe or. Ferry. Popular time Cheritza under the weeping Willow Sam the old accordion Man local Man was teammate of great baseball leaders at Start of their careers the clean times of tuesday contained a photograph of the St. Rona venire s College baseball nine of 1s95 in Honor of the Homecoming of John a Mcgraw and his new York giants to Mcgraw s mater wednesday. In the group were a Mcgraw hug Hoy Jennings clip talk Murta Frh who later served As United states senator from new York and Herman Tull of Smethport. This famous team was without peer in those Days and started Mcgraw and Jennings on their great careers in big league base Ball. Their teammate. Herman Tull now head of the Mckean county search and title company this Borough was a Brilliant Pitcher and in Lelder in organized baseball for Many years and up to two Fea Sona ago played with the Smethport club and a still capable the executive committee of1 tie Kean county fair t. F. Hungiville. S. H. Elder Workley has awarded and e. The contract for erecting a new horse exhibit barn and another Large cattle exhibit shed at the fair grounds this Borough Fine memorial Day Observance Arade and impressive exercises favo Redby weather despite Cloudy threatening skiers Smethport s impressive Observance of memorial monday afternoon was carried out undisturbed by rain. Touchingly Beautiful was the pro Gram carried out by the world win veterans of Buckhall Post. America n legion and other cd mules who nov the Olive dub of 1017-1s, in Honor o the boys who wore the Blue in Lii Civ 11 conflict of Piti Hill time thinned ranks of Mckean Post no. 3-17, g. A. K. Of the surviving members of the local g. A. Post once one of tin largest in thin Sec tin of the. Country three were Able to participate in Mon a s m. Choate h. L Burlingame and George Shubert. The Parade headed by the Smith tort band playing dirges moved i splendid order at o clock p. M. N the line of March were automobiles conveying survivors of the civil War officers of the Day and Relief Organiza ions while following on foot were the of the Spanish american War ind a Large representation of local Wor d War vet Crana local troops of Rcv Somite and the entire student Lody of the Smethport schools. The moved from Church Street Iown main to Mechanic along the latter thoroughfare to Rose Hill Nve of playing a flashy game on the Diamond. Tho Well known local Man was a member of the College a copt Ion com Mittee which greeted Mcgraw Back to St. Bonaventure s yesterday. A notable one Iti Ivor Lpes Dav being baseball game Between the College team and my. Graw s stars. Tie game which was rather a Lark for the new York stars resulted in score of 12-2 in favor of the giants. To Ray Abbey local contractor. Work is being started at once and will be rushed to Early completion. At a meeting of the association held at the grand Central hotel in meth port saturday it was decided to also Sikl an addition to the sheep exhibit hid which was found too Small of he great display last year which wll be 22 foot wide and 30 feet Long. Thi vill double the dimensions of the build no which was erected last year. The new horse exhibit barn will b of dimensions 30x102 feet and the cattle shed will be 2sxl02. The new structures will replace the Only two old building remaining on the grounds Smethport was at the event. Largely represented Navy s entry in balloon race. Lands at Keating Summit Tho Navy-2, one of the entries in Thi National balloon race which sailed from Akron Ohio monday landed on a farm near Keating Summit Between port Allegany and Emporium it o clock tuesday morning. The two naval officers Pilot ing tie machine reported that they had buffeted by storms All monday night. Tho Landing was made without mishap and the Gas bag prepared for Shim Cut. Keating Summit is 175 Miles from Akron the starting Point of the race. The old structures will be demolished. With six new erected last of two Beautiful Rac local Engineer is located in South the Democrat has received an interesting letter from mrs. Mcdonald who with her husband both former Well known local Young people have been sojourning in Georgia and Florida for some time past where. Or. Mcdonald a Well Highway engineering expert has been employed on Highway construction work by the Federal government. Mrs. Afo Donnld s letter gives facts which will interest their Many local friends contains information re Garding conditions in Florida. Excerpts from the missive follow to Are Back in Wii Neross again As it is Headquarters for the 3rd division. We could locate Here but Mac has been sent out on 6 and 8 month jobs in Florida Ami is i like Florida much better i go along. We just came in from Jacksonville r in. Sheep. A Oujiri. In addition to the magnificent grandstand built in 1925 and the Model cattle shed erected in 1924, the Mckean county fair association will have the greatest new and modern establishment to be found in the country anticipating de mands for years to come. The build Ings Are attractively grouped and with the grounds improvements which Are carried on from year to year Tho Plant will present an unusually attractive appearance by fair time. Aukrust 31st, sept. 1-2-3, school Day big feature this year at saturday s meeting it was decided to designate saturday sept. 3rrt, an school Day at this year s fair. The program starting with a big Parade o pupils of schools of the county wll consist of an interesting array of ath Letic events. The horse pulling contest which a Sunh an interesting attraction Las year will be held on Friday and Satur Day this year. There will be racing programs an Luie and up that Street to Rose in and St. Elizabeth s cemeteries. The Long proc sic a stopped at Tho Large Bridge on Mechanic Street where the tiring squad discharged volleys and taps were founder in Honor of the nation s sea defenders. J. D. Hogarth was Parade marshal the exercises on Beautiful Rose Hil were opened by e. G. Potter president of the Day followed by a selection is the band. Following invocation by Rev. John Taylor pastor of the local Baptist Hurch. The surviving veterans of tin ill War assisted by Guy b. Mayo conducted their Post exercises. Fol Wing came volleys and taps for the departed heroes of 61-65. An appropriate selection was Ren ered by. Chorus following an interesting array of circus fee act. Each Day and a. Big program featuring fireworks every night. A few weeks ago where Mac built trestle. It is Yam Job Here driving Concrete piling in the Sand. Engineering is entirely different Down Here. In Tampa a year ago lie built the Fina Large underpass. Drainage was a problem there but it All work out. Construction work is slow right now but it s Only a natural reaction and Florida is bound to come Back. The abnormal prices could never exist and Florida is coming Back better than Ever for the South has every natural development. Weather has been wonderful Only s. Is. M my defeat Alfed the Smethport High school track and held team finished the 1027 i or if Yang fashion last thursday y defeating the Alfred University Rush ecu team at Alfred n. The Hula Ion of pralits gave Smethport lie substantial Lead of 5s 1-2 to 43 1-2. The team deserves a a croat Deal of reel it fur the showing they made against their collegiate opponents bout half of the meet was held Dur no a driving rain which slowed up Toth sides in the Field. Mundy of Smethport. Competing for in last time As a member of Tho France Ami Black squad was High loin getter of the Day. So in Viress were the Alfred of Iscia is that to has Cen offered a scholarship at Tho Melv Orsley. This is an appropriate Erm nation of the High school ath Metic career of a Man who has been a Ower of strength to his team in Many hard fought contest. Van Dissen Smethport s fast stepping sprinter showed wonderful form in the 120-Yard hurdles. He clocked in first place to the imaging time of 15 seconds. The world s rec Ord in this event is in the neighbor Hood of 14 2-5 seconds. Van Dusen also stepped third 1n Botti the 100-Yuav dash and 521-Yard dash. This lad stil has two More seasons of Gigli schoo Competition ahead of warm and is sur to keep on improving As he is a Rea it Tor. Commencement i week program big event of High school year is next. Week n exl week a commencement week at the of 1927, sme Liport High school presents a program of interesting voc Jib. 21 students Grad this year tie Semion will to preached next sunday eve Nung at the Smethport Bap list Church by nov. J. A. Taylor. Monday Ovi Milting the senior class will present their musical hurry up ride at the lyceum for the or Hiott of Tho Washington to in fund. Class Day exercises Tho Day exercises of the 1027 graduates will be he id wednesday afternoon beginning at o clock at the legion lyceum. The Folla vim of flyers have Boon named i Spadaforo. Poot full Johnson. Hall Martz. Hyde. Swanson. Advice to studholme. Hull class Baekus. Alumni banquet wednesday evening pheasant hit Windshield David Bradley Salesman of the Miles Bradford com Pany had an exciting sex Palienco Yos Torday morning Whilo travel Ino from Bradford to Sronet port in his Pontiac roadster. Whilo traversing the Row Hill Road a in full flight hit the Windshield of the automobile breaking it into a million frag ments. Or. Bradley escaped from the unusual Accident unhurt and proceeded to Sronet port where Thi damage was repaired. The pheasant was killed. Praises Coity Forest the Democrat has received the following from. John w. Linker president ind Rte Neil manager of the Rel Civ n. Journal news which lauds the preservation of the strip of Virgin Timber along Tho Roosevelt Highway Between Hazelhurst and Jowett As a. Uetro manent memorial to Mckean county civil War and world War he Oes Luh Acu k. May 27, 1027 de t Lor memorial Gettysburg address. Sti. Potter next introduced or or of the Day prof. S. H. Gauge a. A. F killers Birg Normal school who delivered one of the most olo sent stirring patriotic addresses Ever voicing Robert memorial Day worker. Headed v Tho annual banquet of the alumni association of Smethport High school will he held next wednesday evening in the methodist Church dining Hall at o clock. The pro scylla club of Tho m. K. Church bus the assignment of providing the feast which fact guar items its excellence. An Effort in Bong made to form a Virlle alumni association and every graduate of Smethport High school is no itch and urged to attend the ban get dues Ore fifty cents per Yoni nil the Price of the banquet la 11.00, All who can attend should make res Rva lolis before next monday irs. I curse i chants. Secretary of Smethport a those who cannot it tool the banquet should end Tho fifty cents for a membership regardless As a real program having As its aim the advancement of the interests of Smith Ort High school is planned. No per annal invitations Are sont consequently Overy Alu Vnus Dhul Mckean county Democrat i am very glad to learn through our paper that that magnificent Atrip f Virgin Timber Between Haz Ollmert and it. Jewett is to be preserved for of Teruty. In setting aside this Forest h n memorial to the famous Buo tall. Colment. Of the civil War and the veterans of the world War the. Good of Mckean county have contrib itch n tribute that is lasting and at he same time a marking that is drop Plato for the Roosevelt Trail. My Uncle Lyman Fletcher cleared and lived for years pm the farm at he head of Marvin Creek whore Tho town of Hazol Hurst now stands this wus at the Forks of the Rood and Tho Wilcox Road. Att i recall it the roads traversal for Miles through and my an unbroken Forest of Hemlock Viglin umber in either direction. First visit to that Section m ado lasting impression of and i at ways Mako an Effort to again see that gloriously wow in Farmers have been unable to Plant crops this season considerable anxiety has been be throughout Tufia Section for the pros peels of farm crops this year due i the fact that Farmers have been Unab to do any planting up to the presen time As a result of four weeks of Al most uninterrupted rainfall. However those who have retained a record of rainfall of past seasons the encouraging Assurance that the Spring of 1914 brought similar Cli Matic conditions and that crops were not planted until june but that de pile this fact the year was co of Eird m Smethport. Undying in ulment cheers for the. Living tears or the or. Galic lauded the Nevi Vlnar members of the o. A. And saluted the heroism of their great incr Ltd who have been called to Eter Lal peace for their Stu Wurt in to reserving this great nation of ours. Nation now completely reunited by a brotherhood of blood consecrated on he Fields of Elcaney and chateau theirry when the sons of Gallant Nen who defended the Union and the sons of the heroes who wore the Gray fought and bled Side by Side. The speaker also praised the achievements for the cause of oppressed humanity rendered by the veterans of the Span ish american and world wars. Following this noteworthy address. Post. i Eon its Post exercises including the sounding of salutes and taps male chorus rendered a set Cotton present rate. Captain Scott scored fifteen Points winning the abet put and timing with stunt by for first in the pole vault. He also figured in the Broad jump which went one. Two three to pet Zzz Mun by and himself and took second in the throw. Harmon of Smethport took second in the mile and half mile both of which were Croni Elling events the finish of the mile was extra Melv close. To Trutzl of Smet pc it had a Bond Clay and placed in the hurdles commencement exercises next thursday evening june 9. The class of 1027, Smethport High school will be. Given their diplomas at commencement exercises to to held at the legion lyceum at o clock. Emil .1. Johnson 13 valedictorian and miss Naomi Gaskin is Kutlu Atorlan. This two students will deliver Essno in Hie usual custom. Rev. T e. Coll a pastor of first method list episcopal Church of Little put and pole vault besides win Ning the Brood jump As mentioned previously. of pm outport took second in javelin toss and Mccoy of the same was third in Tho discus throw. It will be seen from the Complete summary which follows that the Alfred freshmen led in the scoring on the Turk but were utterly outclassed in Field 100-Yard Mundy s first Feldman a second Van Duson s third. 3-5 seconds. Valley n. A. Will de liver the com the Fol me Cement address. Rev. Colley is Well known As n forceful interesting orator. Following is a Complete program of the exercises c. H. M. Wholan. A love s old Sweet j. A. Molloy b swell and Joseph club. Naomi Gas to j. Patriotism to preserve or Nat the action is most commendable. Editor travels in Home on wheels p. Persons head of the Empire Typo foundry of Delevan. N. Y., Kin. Presentat Uvrl at legion Hay and like of old. Mankind can again Crow grass if Noc Essly compels. Now Cie Orsia is getting too warm so much hotter than Florida that i am beginning to think of Pennsylvania Mckean county and youth suffered attack of Tomaine poisoning stricken with a severe attack of to Maine poisoning saturday re Tilting it is believed from fish of which he took the Day previous. John Hubbard ii year old son of or. And mrs. S. W Hubbarrd of Kast main Street was for a time in a serious condition. Or. Tic Bart Hamilton who was sum Monad was Ihle to successfully com the violent attack and the stricken lad has now practically recovered. One killed five Hurt on crossing near Curtis Straw of Punxsutawney a killed when automobile was hit by Pittsburgh Shawmut Northern freight trying on the Cronshaw crossing. 1c Miles from Ridgway. Early wednesday mrs. Strong mrs. Ii d. Hil o. To. Steiffel and or. mrs. O. Clyde Blose All of Punk us ple did crops. At any event there Wil be plenty of lowing which Paul Hallatrow if and the audience which was a Large one in the singing of America. Hev. Taylor pronounced Benediction. After which veterans of All As by Roy scouts strewed Gravers f their departed to Fradra with flow 3. Morning a Pool in comm Steps f Bucktail Post the nearby ome teries at and f armers Valley and decorated the Ivea of Soldier Lead. Following were the committees in charge of the Observance executive and Rice. Ivy. Taylor. H. I. A Mccoy. Russell Lyndsley. Of the american Gulio a second Van third. -2x seconds. 120 hurdles inn Duson s Horold f. Bright and la Terf auxiliary Meda to Julia 1c. By re pre 220-Yard a first sent Nelves of blew null Post and Aux St first s second Gerry a third. Seconds. To first Gullo a second Nicherson a third. 4-5 seconds. Continued on last Page col. 2 senior musical comedy next monday evening the senior class of Smethport High school was compelled to postpone the production Date of these Clever music comedy the hurry up Bride ten night to next monday evening o clock at the Sronet port legion lyceum. Several Given by specially numbers will local Talent in addition to Foster Brothers great american circus attracts most favourable comment the be Arttns times of recent Date has the following to say regarding Foster Bros. Circus Wheeli exhibits in Smethport on Mundy Field Marvin Street monday june 13 it s he re shouts Youngr american its got elephants n eve presentation of u. S. History prizes to miss a Nolle Anderson and Andrew Van Dyke by representative of Mckunn chapter d. A. In a Spanish club. J. Johnson t. E. Colley. Presentation of my. B h. Daly president of the Board o Aloha Grything that and Clam Liona of Joy were similar voiced revolution sons of veterans. In charge sons of veterans. Committee in charge Smethport p red Burlingame Kos cons. Mckean Cole prove. C. A. Husky Young lungs As Foster by f i first steel truck pulled on to the lot. Sex b the uni voting of the equip ment began Early and before the Sun was Well in the heavens tent horse tents Wero up the Cook it nil the cons. Mckean . U. A. No Gre gation wore Anderson Farmers Valley cur s of Iff tin. We. Taylor. Breakfast. The morning s the Rig top was soon in surviving members of Mckean Post. G. A. R., Are h. M. Conte Daniel Allen. Kill thamm .1. C. Cunningham and h. Is. Burlingame the operetta. Proceeds will go to help Defi by expenses of the class trip to Washington Foo Wink commencement. Tickets Are 75c for reserved feats and 50c for ten correction to an error in the copy of an ish the air. It Here that the kids Starod with open input tied amazement at Many curious. Rats which greeted appearing in the _ crot list week the dance to be con general admission first ten Rov s american ladies of lower Fiona of the lyceum Are re in Mcclim served and May be acquired at Cornor drug store saturday. Morn Long ton mrs auxiliary at the lyceum Datil As thursday evening. June them. A Large Cage of Birds from foreign lands attracted their undivided at Tention and held or ton shed for minutes. On .1 a Luh Perch of the Roomy Case an Enig Matic re Tsuin. Stolidly indifferent to Tho confusion of next it a of Puthran b club. C. H. M. Following in it list of those who will diplomas Lynn Abney Clarissa Backus Gerald Capwell Ada Downey Helen 1 Ilch Naomi Faskin Clarence Gregory Alice Margaret Hull Audrey Hyde Johnson Emil Johnson Emery Kohn Mary Lillibridge Morton Mundy Frank Spadafore Marguerite Stickles Ada studholme. Thomas Sullivan Margaret Swnnson Gladys Tanner country newspaper publisher who Cre ated a nation wide business called up on the. Local newspaper of faces last thursday Afton Mem. Stopping Oft in Smethport on the itinerary o a sum Mer tour in a travelling motor Home. Tho Home on wheels specially de signed by or. Persona to enable him o enjoy a Long deferred vacation Dur is which he intends to Combine Busi Ness with pleasure la a palatial vehicle and attracted much attention. During the Stop in Smethport. The specially built body is mounted u Brockway bus Chassis. The body is constructed of Metal and plate Glass. To the rear is an observation com in which or. Persona Hoa installed two sleeping Bertha a Deak radio Victrola electric fan and Typo writer. The vehicle contains a Kitch Enette Complete in every detail with a refrigerator. Between the Al lion Otte and living compartment is a Wash room with hot and cold running water. There Are sleeping accommodations for four persons the Beds being converted into comfortable chairs for Day use. The unusual outfit Cost Tho owner 8. Electricity will be off sunday afternoon electric current turned off until the copy should have read Day evening. June wednes in Smeter t Crosby station May be closed in Metli Imit in u the nearby Crosby sunday noon a ii Ghlyn of Diso daintily plucking and sad collision on the Marvin Creek Highway or. And sire. John d. Bradley of Kane accompanied by or. And mrs. J. Robinson and mrs. Patrick Jolly of Sackett. Had a narrow escape from serious injury saturday night on the hair Hwn botwen Smethport and next or. Durin Lime suction on Tho of Emmemt Sninch of to work of re insulating the Keystone Power corporation line Between Kane Tawney other occupants of the car. Re wild Jet. Jewett will be completed. .1 in in Rixo Virt v i oel cd painful injuries. The party was a route Home after attending a Bowling match in Ridgway. Subscribe for the Democrat. Portent one Neir future. Railroad once an is to be closed in in thu its Crisc Chis plumage for the prospective visitors. A Plant Mao a with its re Iii polio feathers neatly Hoh Broad screamed defiantly at the sight feels ind in Nils Llic at juncture an attendant came _ it. Into inc with an elephant. Raft Range to both but the and ii is useless to conclude that escaped injury. Left the kids Happy feeding peanuts first month results of cow testing association Tho recently organized Mckean county cow testing association Una Jet finished its first month under Tho supervision of Leon f. Hawley As tester in this of so Clarion Are 28 members giving the tester 25 Days work. The following a a list of the members of the association for the month of May Axel Bolln a. A. Tebbeth f. J. Dieter. J. C. Andrews w. S. Fuller r. C Fuller. E. S. O Marn e. J. Leonard and p. C. Stack. Bradford Gutaf on Bros. C. F. Johnson. A. W. Swell a Hjelm. Wahlberg Bros. A. T. Larson Arthur k. Swanson and j. , a. W. Huff. It. Jewett r. A. Eldr Erl Enos h Sage red Rock e. B. Mcke in Alphaus Fox m. S comes. Jr., county farm b. To. Cornea c. C. Decker o. E. Lamiel Green and h. F. Schmiedel Smethport. 28 herds had 425 cows on test for the month of May. Out of this i mfr 13 produced Over 50 pounds of under fill and 59 produced Over pounds of butterfat. 37 of this num try Democrat Job printing. Dross of Plazel Hurt a her. Their was crashed into by j roadster driven by Kruest t route the the cars doing Brent occupants and Cauly to the. Intelligent Noil. Quadrus or Intens. Produced Over 1200 pounds of milk and 06 produced Over 1000 pounds. Dance american in Glen auxiliary will give another of their popular dances on wednesday evening Juno 8th, in Tho legion Hall. Fitch s seven piece or

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