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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 9, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean Democrat volume 52. Lujbli skiing 6o., inc. Smethport a thursday tune a , , k01toh our j. J. J. 1j. U i a term8-42.00 per year. Find local car in Kentucky cd revolt of n. Schroth was wrecked and stripped the Chevrolet Coupe belonging to Norman Schroth of Sofeo Liliuo was stolen from a garage near the family residence on the night of april 22, has been found abandoned at Springdale Kentucky. The Auto wrecked and completely stripped All removable parts which might possess sales value is held at the Davenport in Sprinc Renlo. The vehicle owing to the shape in which it was Lef i by the thief or , is of such slight value that it is doubtful whether the owner will claim it. A Peculiar combination of Circum stances was connected with the finding of the automobile. Last week Oil let of police _ Michael o Brien received from the chief of police of . Apprising him of the recovery of what remained of the local cur. It seems that the car following the robbery was driven to Franklin pa., where the thieves entered n. Garage and removed the License plates from a car it contained. A few Days later a Farmer working in a Field near that town found the set of License plates which originally belonged to the local car and which had been discarded by the thieves. The numerals had been tampered changed Tram a1720 to the Job while it would not Bear close inspection was Clever enough to enable the the get through towns which had been notified of the local theft. The altered plates were turned Over to the Franklin police. Wien Tho local car was found in Kentucky it bore the stolen Franklin Pla Tes. When the authorities there communicated with the Pennsylvania department of highways the sequence of plates was traced. County detective Jack Allison communicated immediately with the Franklin and Kentucky authorities and on tuesday received a Telegram from the garage where the car is held giving Tho of Tho damage inflicted to the vehicle. The doors were badly Bent the fenders demolished All rims were removed the vacuum tank Battery Generator and Mot Ometer Laken. The wreck was a Complete one. Band concert will be postponed one week the first band concert of Tho season last thursday evening brought out a la pc the program being greeted Entliss f is tidally. The Beautiful vocal solos by Jack Morrison gifted 4 local baritone and the clarinet solos by or. Emil ferry were particularly features. Owing to the High school commencement exercises to night this week s band concert 1 has been postponed until Thura Day of next week. A Bailey my fell i. K. Hailey state Forest fire Warden of Detula. And former Well know Smoth Porc business Man Mot with Accident at the nearby town Friday morning. Or. Bailey who had been assisting in razing a store building near Het Uhi schoolhouse had climbed a Telephone pole to take Down the wire conch actions. It Duvel Newl that the pole had Rotte through close to the Ormund Hviid a supported entirely by the wires Chiei led from it. When or. Bailey severed the am i jul of wire the pole toppled in tin opposite direction crashing to the ground and carrying the Well known Oit Izon with it. Or. Bailey was painfully bruised and shaken by the fall a distance of 20 feet and his left foot was badly crushed the Bones being broken. Or Robert Hamilton of sme Thiart was summoned and attended the injured Man. Or. Bailey is recovering though it will be some time before be can use Tho injured foot . Speed maniac pleads guilty june term lasted one Day circus Here monday favors highways Over railroads local Man to build filling station at Eldred h. J. Ellsworth Well known local business Man who has been Field agent or the Eldred refinery company products for several years past has Pur chased a plot of ground along the plate Highway directly opposite the big Plant of the blared refining com Pany at the Eldred Borough Lino and will erect thereon a Large modern filling station. Or. Ellsworth will handle the full line of celebrated blared due to the fact the location is advantageous this new venture is bound to be a profitable one. The june term of Mckean county i Minn court which convened at the Jonart House this Borough monday was of Short duration. Judge j. W. Ijo Uton who presided quickly disposed of the cases on i docket and grand and Petit jurors were discharged monday afternoon. I Ido Bouton is hearing motions in court loony. I. .1. A venue of Warren Driver of. I Hudson car which crashed into the new Little Marmon of j. C. Backus. Smethport inventor at Farmers Volby april 10th, completely wrecking the local car and seriously injuring mis. Appeared before the court and pleaded guilty to a charge of driving. Or. did not appear no Rains the Driver whose recklessness in passing a Striner of automobiles terrific Speed near the brow of a Hill resulting in his car crashing headlong into the local car Over the from Trio opposite direction con i charge of driving while intoxicated was not pressed against the offender. In View of the fact that Evonic who 13 a cripple surrendered to the authorities a few Days after the Acci Dent and had served 48 Days in jail. Judge Bouton let him off. With Nune of Kri word Besecker who Wos by county detective Jack Allison am state police recently in a raid on Hli Road House at wet More wis sentence to a Fine of goo and serve six months in the Allegheny workhouse Besecker was charged with transport ing. Possessing and Selling hour. Roy Carlson of Kane who was ii charge of place at the Tim of Tho raid was ordered to a Fin of and Servo four months in the county Jall a True Bill was found against Sam Gerarge of Kane who was also arrested on a. He Igor charge. His Case was continued because of the illness of his attorney c. W. Sha Tufik of Smethport. Tony Piazzo of i next will be a. Gala occasion for the kids from 0 to 96. A tills Vicinity. It will be circus Day in Smethport. I us Tor Proa. Clewit Amer latin 3-ring circus will give two with a big free Street Parade at noon. The circus will arrive sunday and pitch its tents on Mundy held. Marvin Street. In keeping with the Progress of the the a Foster Bros have this year for shot a Tho railroads to Tso the great network of paved highways which now link the cities of the nation. Tie circus transports its vast amount of equipment holies ponies elephants and Mcna Goi in of wild by a it in caravan of Stool motor trucks. It is said to to Tho largest circus of Stu kind travelling and in adopting motor trucks instead of rail Road cars has set a Paco for other circus managers. Whore Foster Bros Havo speak highly of Tho High Grade array of Orenic artists who Are carried by the circus. The circus presents a Groat opening spectacle. Beauty and the boast staged by a loading Broadway producer which introduces a ballot and special run Sec. Smallpox scare Buck Deer enjoys Daylight frolic in Yard of Smethport residence Claude Shattuck. Smethport lawyer j near Tho heart of town. Is an ardent Hunter during Hunting seat on but wild animals evidently Are aware of the fact that Between reasons is not a season with the Ell known Lix Al so far As o themselves is concerned. Or. Shia truck. Much to his Chagrin missed getting a sir it of the Buck but neighbors enjoyed belching the move ments of Tho animal which was apparently unpretty red during its Day Light visit to civilization. Tho Buck Uriu Jarl i last saturday morning a Young i finally returned to the Hillside. Uck Deer came off Tho Bill North of own. Crossed King Street Extension and frolicked in the Yard of or. Shat uck s residence on West main stiff it. Or. Shatuck investigated the Deer s ranks in the soft ground and found one place where it had made a jump of 50 Fejt. Sneak thief Subtle Point big fire local ice dealers deny report that they will quit business Ericson Johnson local ice dealers inform the Democrat that there is not an Iota of truth in a. Rumor apparently maliciously started that they Wouk abandon their Large ice Pond and quit local deliveries of ice at the end of this year. Despite Many local installations electric refrigerators there Ore and. Always will be innumerable local families who have not into led these devices. Abandonment of local ice deliveries would be a Public calamity. The Democrat if lad to learn that Ericson and Johnson have no intention of re Truing business at least As Long As their business remains any where near As Good As it is at the present time. Nearby farm will be converted into Fine country estate e. L. Petty chemist at the Plant of uie Moscan county refining company Farmers Valley has Piir Lvi Sod the farm owned by e. C. Pattison on the state Highway Between Smethport and the Valley and will convert the property into one of the finest country estate to be found in Mckean county. The new owner started extensive alterations improvements to the farmhouse one of the finest specimens of Pioneer architecture in this set lion and when the work is finished the i a try family will occupy it permanently. Monday night a thief gained Entrance to the grand Union grocery store. Main Street by forcing open a rear window and stole a bag contain ing 50 which Lead been secreted behind a Tea bin by Howard Workley of the store when he closed the establishment that evening. Or. Workley is confident that Tho thief owing to the accuracy with which he located the Money t must ave been peering through a window t closing time and saw him secrete he Money. Sood clue has been which Novelty Glass co. Ready to Start at a meeting of the Chase Glass specially company held at the com Pany s Ollices last thursday night the final organization of the company in which a number of local men recently became interested was perfected. E. E. Drake was elected temporary Secretary and treasurer of the com Pany and everything is in readiness to Start Manu Fatui of of the company s product an ingenious Type of sectional coloured Glass masks to he placed Over regular electric Light bulbs for special decorative illumination purposes. The article was invented by e. G. Chase of Smethport. For the present the Glass masks will be manufactured on contract by a Glass factory in Point Marion. Pa., while the Patent Metal clamps employed in fast ening the masks in place will be manufactured at the Backus Novelty factory in Smethport. To course of time it is hoped to establish a factory in Smethport for manufacture of the article. Sunok holders of the cd is company re e. O. Chase. E k. Drake. Jas. Me Inin .1 c Backus. Or. Robert Hamil on. L. E. Munn. M. M. . 1. W. Herzog. Jas. Oil irk and s. I. Fry of John Buffalo of Youngs own Ohio and Chris. Tarry of Eldred. Local lawyer turned wrong key of his car and hit a headwall an unusual Accident occurred to the of c. W. Shattuck. Loco Law yer when or. Shattuck while ing it. Jewett Hill one Day recently locked his steering gear mistaking the key for Tho ignition. Before the cat Cotile be stopped it hit a headway and big Ilia on the right Side. New Highway a open at Farmers Valley democrats will meet june 18th transporting was ordered to a Fine of ?500 and serve six months in the Allegheny workhouse. Another liquor Case was that of mrs. Titus nil of Bradford who p loaded guilty but sentence was def erred to the october term of court because of the illness of her child. Her husband is sen lag a 15-year sentence in the state Penitentiary for murder. Edward Connors of Kane who was charter with Tho non support of a minor child was ordered to a Ivecek for the support of the child acid place a Bond of insure Maymont. Floyd Anderson aged 15, of Cler Mont. Was sentenced to Morg Vonza when he was found guilty of a. Felony. He was charged with attempting to wreck a p. S. And n. Railroad train by placing a Spike on the tracks of the company. The grand jury returned a True Hill on a liquor Law charge against Job Valentino of Bradford and took similar action against Sam George of Kane Whoso Case was continued due to to illness of his attorney. Harry Cussins. Bradford who shot his wife because he altered she wins in the habit of keeping company with other men. Pleaded guilty to Assali and Battery and was remanded Foi sentence on thursday. Howard partner coloured of Brad font pleaded guilty to the charge o forgery and will to sentenced thurs Day. North was acquitted on a charge of adultery Betasso of in in ecu it evidence. Charles i. Dui Nell of surm uni Chir of with Tho non support of to minor children was ordered to t a week for of his two child Ren. Til new Short Cut. Which virus a a to Divide North and South Riffle at the of the Brad Ord Road with the Highway t nearby Farmer Valley recently by contractor Dennis was opened to tent Lac Tho new Short out which Cost in and lessens of the former Sharp Highway curve at the Valley mounts the Hill at hat in Nile Isy Grade and contains n sweeping Cuine. The contractor performed a splendid Job. Caught huge Trout Jim of caught Lar re German brawn while ish ing mar Hlll Crock near the Marvin a chemical works monday. The Trout measured "1 length and Wei hed s 1-- pounds. Turtle Point was visited by a costly fire Only Satu Nlay Moa Nung which destroyed the Carlson store and Gnu Ige the Fimea communicating to a Wolling House adjoining which was badly gutted and leaping across Tho state Highway quickly consumed two refreshment stands. A Call for assistance was sent to the port at Leguy fire department which responded with Ita motor pumper and checked the fire which for a. Time threatened edit pro two local residences under precautionary quarantine considerable apprehension was Caus Oil in Smethport last thursday when u known that m. J. He pics of will Rel Avenue Bradford had been stricken with smallpox soon alter visiting in this Moro Zirli. Sir. Reeves spout sunday May 29th, sri est of or. Anil Mph. A. I1. Reeves of Hank Street Thiol Borough and it la feared that at that time symptoms of. The dread malady had started to assert themselves. Health of incur pirate run of Bradford immediately no tilled j. D. Hosai the local health . And the local of Lucial conducted an investigation learn Luff that or. Reeves had also transacted lius lne is with Ullas Smith of Erist Sniel Poi to. On Friday do. G. Woods of the state department of health Harrisburg came to set Thorl with Budford health Foll car Peterson. The. Reeves residence on Street was placed under a precautionary. Quarantine for a period of 18 Days the refutations also affecting i s. A drown who occupies apartments on tha second floor of the residence. A similar quarantine was panted at Hie residence it Elios Smith in East Smethport. Or. Reeves. Who in employed at the a. M. Ostander Hetiso at Chat Monk worked until tuesday before being seized with severe illness on wednes Day morning of last week. The Case is an unusually swore one and the Bradford and state health authorities Aro greatly concerned. Tho family . H. M. Sherwin with whom or. Reeves boards in Bradford has been placed under re fold quaran Tine. Weeks ago. The Monheimer Lohring store on main Street was entered under similar circumstances and a sum of Money stolen. Insurance company adjusts damage to motor cop s Steed the unusual Case arising from the motorcycle of Corporal Shaw of the unto to Highway motor patrol colliding Ith a Light Overland truck owned by he Smethport Gas company and driven y Fred Milroy when the local car made a right turn from the High via t the Francis dual y farm on the Marvin Creek Road recently has been retled. The insurance company with which he local Gas company carries liability run i Neft to cover its motor vehicles settled for the amount of damage in a acted to Tho state Copper s Iron horse approximately Worth. Of events Over covered by in a Rafice. Two Cora destroyed a Villi the garage Vjio a now Buick. Locals lost to Wilcox the Smethport lost an exciting to Wilcox at Community Field. Kuntny afternoon by a score of 5-s. The first two in wore to the locals Wilcox Sinins its lend in the stanzas. From that time on Smith Ort outplayed visitors line Conort not voc co me the Lead. Ohmann Pitche for Irneth Stirt. In Trio puts ohm of or . First 2nd j. Pot and pct Ruxi. So. Smoth port a working infield. Baloon flights for july 4th the fair association hag linked Tho famous Jewell Uro Thors of Philadel phia to make two balloon ascension and double drops n. N. And 4 m. July 4th at the Mckean nutty fair grounds. Smethport in connection with the big county Cele ration and Bosket picnic to be held again Thea year. The Pace and Trot which will be fat Prev of the big rate pro Gram with purses of each will be fully filled within the next week from indications. Many horse men throughout the f country Timve Fri inst for information stat inf that they will be on bund with their rare there will be free arts band con certs athletic events and a the Urnana Tenien la to secure a fun is Volu of and a merry so round. Consistory club for All Mckean county formed Prada Una sunday con is Orv club of Mcke in county wan formed at a. of. Scr Jill rite masons in Tho Mosunic Tompel Friday Nocht. Oil scors am hit of Afao by gain 1w Bear in Daylight 01 i mho new were at raid on sheep Stewart of Redford a hear made a raid on the j president of Tho new club sheep flock of Fred Nitro of other were Clarenee on wednesday of list in i Hooker vice Prosi dont Kiy Ruad Daylight and kill a a 1-Iinb. I . Socrro tary and or far away to interfere j Melvin. Bradford treasurer. In in eclied Tho destructive work of the were chosen Frimin to hip try Bruin. J ins included the county or. Diirr a s sheep lock been the two Only 32nd Ivo of raids before and the of our report attended the Piet a nor. Sure Odd in killing one of the which in Tho Nati Iro of i i Plinner followed a Duke if thl born r turns it will plot Pori i a of a warm j resented it the a Fafnir. All scottish unto m Isons Vinu county mercantile Mcgonn will appraiser Chrisman i m the it chairman t. I . A Call for meeting of die democratic county , to be held at the Holly a Redford Fiu urday afternoon. June is. It o clock p. In. Fans Nofs of Niport since connected with the coming Cam Pazicni for county will be transacted. Child s hand lacerated or Noih. The Little son of or. And Floyd of in it is vally was a in Lilly injured a rail in flu Nhi Caitiff it in the pc iry of i . Ill. Hamil ton attended the Little boy. Hazelhurst Home burned fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Fine residence of John Dippold in a Virby tuesday to Gether Wotli All its contents. The loss is at Over 1000. Subscribe for the Democrat. Bradford Man hangs self Clifford e. Mcneil. -17, of Bridford. Despondent because of ill health commuted Niicole by in Ulm. He had been missing since monday. Ilo is survived by a potatoes for Sale a. Limited Nan titty of ii of. Sound pol Toos at per Bushel. A. E fist Sruc Thorl. I i phone 170r1. Dd2t23-21 a Al armours pm by i Dennis on he Coisy Fruct Ion of Llu the Wax Iii sly Buesil in afim nor. When lion or Gio the Bidy ,1 Mot in truck a Olif farm in Oadin dropped Shijo he was no in Tho of the vehicle. him on Tho in us. Or. Dennis inched the injured Man to s i Ftp it ii Ali ended his injury. By a Murric e or. ipod l Froni Cir Hinc Impact of the heavy Gate with .1 Long drop scrip i wound six stitches were required in close tin i Jet r ,11 n n issues annual report announced. I looted store at Betula t of -.ericr.ii. Or. His Job. Ills report appears on Inott up due of today s . J subscribe for the Democrat. L. Well known i Fotula . Of i Mil his Pic or fire department plans a of trip to Kane convention it. Or that the loves the Pinc Liport Liro in Pir m it i 1ml ont cred the Stanro Lead to Almond the con option of off merchandise at ?t5. The vol indoor the loot consisted of Jwuc by. In Kite in j talus. Razors Perfumo. Oom pics a the and a pair of shoes. Liri nil for county Jack Well i to Boula and Mado an securing clues which nity lend to a in tomcat i i co maj Eicem ont exercises. This event will in the Climax of. An a ritzy of Commerce ment seek features a Lelch began sunday evening i Ali the of the baccalaureate Serr Mon by Hev. J. A. Of the first Baptist Church. Tho Beautiful local Edillo was filled to overflowing for this event. Senior class play on monday evening the senior class presented their musical comedy the Lurry lip Bride at the legion lyceum. The production was a great Suc Cess a every sense of the word. It was directed by mrs. Arnm gather and miss Ruth Walker with miss Temmler As accompanist. These idles and those Olio had parts in the operetta deserve a great Deal of credit f or the manner in which they acquitted Hen selves. Several specially numbers by local Alent Wero a pleasing feature of tha evening. Approximately was cleared by the seniors which will materially Aid them in defraying expenses of Luiei Washington trip next week. Reunion of class of 1915 ten members of Tho class of 1915, Smethport High school held a Delight Ful reunion a feature of which was a banquet a the Lorneil legion club run in tuesday evening. not croon Ohe class enjoyed a luncheon at place inn. Port Ivi Segany and inter attended the Iceil Day exercises and alumni banquet. Krill Iwens were in attendance or. I i o Marinn Bush of vow cent Manfurd Johnson Keith Larson Alexis c harlot to fillup Ross Dorothy a i Leforice Kerr it Hiilton Lee it re Albeft John son. I of. K. I Rucht and misses Carrie. Ony and Tretton who were Mem Beth of thu faculty during the Ai s Tho class Isis attended s. H. Honor quests. Myrtle torts mistress at ii Anil called upon prof. A right. Tretton and Day and Feid Johnson. Was Furash de Liy cordon Colein in and e. E. Ton. Class Day exercises class exercises of the class of 1m7 were i old yesterday it the . Lyceum. A splendid Prog was Ronde Rod. The follow Luff took pint in the . Of Allertz. Hyde. I Swanson. Advice to studholme. J Hull Conr Irfan. Backus. Alumni banquet one Trio and most inter hold in recent years of the alumni association of i sri import Iliah school at the Juteth 1 i list. Dining inst evening. A 15i attended and partook 0f a delicious prepared by the club of the m. K. Church. Democrat want ads get results. Rests. Try Democrat Job printing

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