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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 12, 1919, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean Democrat volume Xii. Democrat i l hushing co., inc. It rpt t most Tam pin let l v t n of airy l Ali l june 12, 1q1o. Phil yeah in Advance eighteen to graduate the Anual commencement exercises of the Smethport High school will be held it the lyceum on monday evening june the sixteenth at eight o clock at which time eighteen students will receive their diplomas. The list of those to be graduated is Ervin Anderson heat mar Axelson Harold Gonia Thomas Hungiville Francis i Pussy him Len Redfield. Holmes Spanogle Craig Workley. Helen Bou ton Martha Colegrove. Helen Glea son Frederica Green Katherine Hamitlon Ruth Howe Harriett Jones Leona Lyle Mary o Connor and Marie Sasse. The exercises will include an address by or. Llewellyn Phillips. Dean of Bucknell College the valedictory by Hamlin Redfield the Salut Atory by Harriett Jones the presentation of diplomas by e. A. Studholme presi the school Board and music by tie High school chorus under the direction of mrs. E. E. Bouton. On Friday evening june the thirteenth the lyceum the seniors will present a. Play Aaron Boggs fresh Man in place of the usual class Day exercises. This play presents sever Al episodes in the Early College car Eer of Aaron Boggs an exceedingly Green freshman and is of an amusing and entertaining character. The list of characters is As follows Aaron Boggs Hamlin Redfield. Beau Carter Craig Workley. Pepper Jervis Francis Hussy. Happy Jimmy Jameson Holmes Spanogle. Or. Chubbs Harold Gonia. Or. Boggs or. Jones. Hjalmer Axelson. Martha Coleff Rove. Juth Howe Ottjes a girl syn Mary. Leona the Sermon before the will be delivered by Ai the Bap lust Church on sunday evening june tires Rich .6ord, Penn cup Mason or make of tire. Be buy attire or tube of. Any make see Pur Stock and get our prices As we can save you Mon by. The largest and nost. Complete _ St ppm to be found outside the cities. Tell us. The make and size you de sire and we will quote you a pric Thutt will save you Money. Let us hear from you. Hodnett company. Eldred a. Miss Frances Oviatt miss Frances Oviatt daughter of the late a. S. And Belinda Hall Oviatt died Friday Juno s in her seventy eighth year. Deceased was born in Smethport where she resided All her life. She was a member of the first Baptist Church and is survived by one sister. Mrs. Emma o. Allen and of More Distant relatives. Funeral services were held sunday no. 24 personal mention Ray Gifford of Crosby was in town saturday night. I. L. Gallup of Betula motored to Smethport thursday evening. Miss Elvira Hector was in Bradford Friday on a shopping expedition. Bernard Wank of Brockway Ville was a guest of his Mother last. Week. Miss Bob Ford and miss Sarah Connolly were Olean shopper Mon Day. Mrs. W. B. Hopper loft saturday for Pittsburg where she will spend a few Days. Mrs. Carl Samar of Farmers Valley was n guest of friends in town tues Day evening. Miss Margaret Sasse of Olean was a week end guest of her parents on Rosehill Avenue. Miss Rena Boyer left saturday morning Cor Erie where she has accepted a position. Gerald Butler and Carl Anderson of it. Jewett motored to Smethport on tuesday evening. Julia Mercer of Bridgeport conn., is a guest of Ruth Howe in East Smethport. Fred Herriman returned last week from Wisconsin where he spent the past two or three months. Or. And mrs. A j. Johnston were guests of relatives and friends in Shinglehouse last sunday. Misses Balnche Mcdade of Crosby and Grace Wilson of Colegrove were Smet Hikiert shoppers Friday. Fred j. Masser returned saturday morning from a business trip to Syracuse n. And Elmira x. Mrs. George Ball of Olean is spend ing a few Days in the Home of her son Bernard a. Ball on Bank Street. Mrs. Chas. Curtis of Keating town ship spent last wednesday with mrs. Anson Burdick on Rose Hill Avenue. George Otto of Olean spent Satur Day and sunday at the Home of his sister mrs. J. J. . On main ii Ocken Berry. R is miss Burdock of week end Herb re Wade Burdock and of Center Street. Or. Bodge of Stone. Were in town. Friday and spent the Day with mrs Chas. Mlle by on me chanic Street. Airs. Sue Burdock mrs. S. A. Bur. Dick and the misses Gladys Dehass and Iva Holder motored to Olean on saturday afternoon. Miss Etoile Freeman arrived Home Friday evening from state College and will spend the summer at her Home on Mill Street. Miss Dorothy Shirley of Kent Ohio is expected to in town saturday for a few Days visit with Ruth Howe of East Smethport. Percy Morgan Edward Baumer Clyde Scott and Carl Johnson of Kane motored to Smethport Friday and spent the evening with friends. Miss Gertrude Ball returned to her Home in Olean. Tuesday morning after having spent sunday in the Home of her brother Bernard a. Ball. Mrs. C. R. Long and daughter Bety returned saturday night from Buffalo where they have been spending a with relatives in that City. Mrs. John Facazio and mrs. Jos. Sporer of Niagara Falls x. Y., arrive Sheridan Gorton member county bar forty years died sunday Sheridan Gorton prominent in me gained popularity in every Nook and Kenn county affairs for nearly halt Corner of the county As Well As this a Century died at sunday night at his Home in Smethport. Where he had been confined to his bed for ten Days. Or. Torton was born in Belmont n. Y., in october. 18-18, so was nearly 71 years of age. He acquired Early education in the schools of his native county and afterwards taught in them and in the schools of Oakland Mich ban. Or. Gorton began the study of Law. In his native town. Belmont. With the Hon. Angel. In 1870 he accepted a travelling position but four Section of the. State. He was formerly District attorney of Mckean county past grandmaster of the grand Lodge of Pennsylvania. A. O. U. Past president and chief of the Smith port fire department past president of the Northwestern firemen s As-1 Socia Tion. And a member of All the local masonic bodies. In june 1s73, or. Gorton was United in mini Lago to miss Lucy c. Eaton of sync Shpori Whu survives to Gether with one daughter mrs Elva Reita Smith of smolt sort three sons. Sheridan or. Of new York City Eaton Rex of Elc Ajom California and. Years later returned to the study of Macarthy Gorton of Detroit. Mich. Law. Which he completed with. S. M. Norton of Belmont. On june 5, 1877, two Sisters. Mrs. Elizabeth Flint of Friendship. N. Y., and mrs. Lena r. He was admitted to the new York Dayton of Buffalo n. Two Broth stale bar and shortly afterwards to waiter d. Renwick and Ned the Mckean county bar. Settling in Smethport and associated in practice wit the late j. G. Backus b. A up on the death of his associate or. Gor ton continued the Law offices alone acquiring a Strong clientele and con ducted his affairs efficiently up to a weeks before death. Through More than forty years of continual practice As a member of the Mckean county bar or. Gorton Nas become intimately acquainted and Renwick of Cuba. Funeral services were held at o clock wednesday afternoon in St. Luke s episcopal Church of Smethport the Rev. We. E. Vandyke anic lating. The Mckean county bar association and the Smethport Volunteer firemen s Assoc gallon were represented by Large delegations. Masonic ser vices were conducted at the grave in Rose Hill cemetery Guy May officiating. Dog gets sheriff but sheriff gets Man an axe a Brick a club a a desperado and sheriff e. W. the principal participants in a wild Melee sunday morning at Hutching when a Man named Martin Vider. 15-year old Kane lad to face grand jury charged with assault on 11-year old girl with intent to commit heinous on Grant of the assistance of of shit Hirid with a but this too him. He then tried a around the Plant wildly and striking Here at this stage of the game a Call was sent to sheriff Jones who made the 20-mile run to Hutchins in record time. The sheriff found Vider at his Home and the latter resisted him called him vile names arid set a dog on him. The dog took a liking to the sheriff s he managed to free himself from the animal s Teeth downed his Man and after a strenuous Tus sle handcuffed him. Older was brought to the county Iii and will be apart Ned before jus Tice Lundberg of Jit. Jewett. First Baptist Church Rev. Guy l. Margeson pastor prayer meeting thursday evening p. M. Sunday services As follows Sun Day school a. A. Preaching service. A. M. Subject. The great reaching service p. M. Huh sect. The divine. Meaning of life de saturday morning to spend the evening service is to be a Union a week with mrs. Fred Masser on w. Main Street mrs. Clayton of Warren came to Smethport tuesday evening and will spend a few Days Home of number her Mother. Mrs. Alipe Lyle on me chanic Street. Mrs. A c. Winslow of Meadville. At the Home of mrs. J. Oviatt in j a. Miss Helen Schaas of Buffalo. X. Farmers Valley. Rev. Guy mar. Y., and s Kath Ryn Bailey of Olynn. Geson officiating. Interment made in Rose Hill cemetery. A s were Weck end guests of or. And mrs. Llew to on King Street. Andrew la Rieson who. For the. Past taxes payable this month All income taxes. Jewelry Xixis. Lux-1 Bradford Hospital returned Ury taxes must be paid to the collect Jiening to his Home on Rose Hill Avenue Tor of internal Revenue at Pittsburgh j much improved in health. Few weeks has been a patient in the eve service. The Placca laureate Sermon will be preached to the graduating class of the High school by the pastor. The other pastors will also she had in arms accosted by Earl Johnson we 6 insulted her by improper advances. Ish e charges that. A h e was Sel Zed by John t son who tried to cover her Mouth with his hand to prevent her. From screaming. The Mother testified the girl s lips and Mouth were red and swollen. The girl stated that she evaded the attack of Johnson whom it is thought fled from fear of neigh Bors being aroused by the girl s creams. Daniel Fortney 11 years who was the first person to reach the girl and the scene of the alleged assault testified that to saw a youth whom he identified As Earl Johnson release the girl and run into the Woods. The girl also identified Johnson As her assail ant. The Johnson lad was bound to court and released on a bail which was Given by his father. It is stated that the lad has figued in robberies and other police scrapes that have brought him into juvenile court where parole has hitherto been granted. Smethport Republic thirteen Smith porn Hoys met in the new building of the publishing Plant of the boys Magazine tuesday evening. June tenth and organized a ocal Council of the Square Fallows entertained take part the Square Fellows Republic i International self governing or Viss Ruth Howe very pleasantly a animation of older conducted entertained a party of girls last thurs through the auspices of Tho roys mag Day with n six o clock dinner in Hon Sim to port Council tha or of her Julia Mercer of Bridgeport. Conn. Covers were Laid for eight and All spent Joy Able evening. Fourth Council to to officially cd and prom lies to he by far Tho most boys were elected of pa., by june loth. Taxes on soda water and soft drinks must he paid be fore the end of the month. If the tax payer has not received a Blank he should Semi in a sworn statement of the amount together with his remit Tance. Those who sold cosmetics and Patent medicines before the Prophic Tery Stamps were issued should Send a sworn statement to the collector and enclosed the proper amount cancelled Stamps. Of wanted wish to do limited amount of Plain sewing. Mt4s. Theresa Breindl a adv. 6-121-2. The cafeteria supper which was Given monday night in the basement of the E. A Success in every Vay. It that the net receipts of the evening were William Howe who has been attend ing state College for the past year arrived in town Jjo nday night to his parents. Or. And mrs. George Howe of East Smethport. Max Gorton of Detroit mich., and Sheridan Gorton Oyork were called hero last week on account of the serious illness of. Their father Sheridan Gorton of King Street. Or. Gorton died on sunday night. Auto for Sale four Cylinder five Studebaker touring car in Good run i Ning order full electrical equipment and tires in fairly Good condition. Price Backus Novelty co. Adv. 6-5t-f. Most in i Active of All. The following leers president. Howard k. King. Vice president Leonard pm ran Secretary John Mcdermott treasurer red Field i illicit the following Fellows enrolled i Dicello murder Case carried to october the Dicello murder Case originating in Kane and scheduled for trial at last Veek s session of criminal court was continued to the october term of court on pct Kiun presented by f. D. Gallup attorney for Margaret Dicello he defendant. District attorney t. B. Ollson assented to Tho proposal Fecu no that the interests of the common wealth were not prejudiced. Grand jury ignores Bill against of detective James Demarko whose evidence was not accepted in Calm 1 court in connection with the Liq 101 cases because it was shown to lad served a term in the Western pen tertiary. Resulting in the Many cases eing thrown out of court and arrested on the instance of 1 As Iouale Musa Ino charging defendant with non was not transcript jury and Lay mesh at a Board Bill ought up for trial. The Vas ignored by the grand costs. S33.54 were placed on the prosecutor. Prank Mitcho of Kane charged with larceny of chickens was found guilty ind fined and costs of prosecution ind sentenced to nine months in the Allegheny workhouse. Peter Monego of Lewis run pleaded guilty to offering a bribe to an officer. On account of or. Monego u splendid work As a Good Samaritan in connection with the red Cross during the Winter the court was inclined pop fax or him and suspended sentence upon his paying the costs. Stephen Greatsinger of Bradford pleaded guilty to pointing a revolver at another person and fined and costs and sentenced to spend six months in the Allegheny workhouse. Leone of Lewis run pleaded guilty to Selling liquor without a License and was sentenced to serve three months in jail and paid a Fine of s500. Boro Council 1jweetinc a regular meeting of the Borough Council was called to order by the president at 8u5. A m., june members present c. M. Colegrove j. S. Hull Claude w. H. Hungerford j. E. Ltd Homo and is. 13. Hopper. Burgess Warley Gifford Tor Thos. H. Morrison Wero present. The minutes of the previous meet lug were read and approved read. The following Hills were read h. Moi Cison solicitor May Leo Herzog rental of dam to july 10, Central City cd emf Al co., disinfectants he. Gleason affidavits c. B. Dlela non. Police duty Chaa. A Fasser hardware l. D. Ord labor John j. Hallstrom Trecet commissioner May at Antic refining co., Oil etc., Democrat publishing co., printing 5.33 state Highway department contract moved by Hacket land seconded by Hopper that Bills As read he of Kane waa f was sentenced to v Tihoi. State Industrial school at Hyde inv Jau since december non up part of be fore the court in Tody of probation Pilcer Janies in Daley we Tai the understanding that he Jio a week to his wife for the support of his three children Robert Green of Bradford coloured 11 years charged with Jar Cony of from his Grandfather and with forging an order f6r Ormsby was placed in the custody of James a. Lyndsley. Or. Lyndsley will have him cared of at the children s lome. I Harry Palmer charged with Deser Lon and non support was sentenced o probation officer James a. Lyndsley a week for the support of his infant son. In the action for larceny against Thomas Harlow judge Bouton after expressing the opinion that a mistake lad been made instructed the jury to return a verdict of not guilty. To reorganize boy scouts a meeting at Odd follows Lall tuesday evening preparatory to the local boy scout troop disbanded two years ago. Col Lillette att re As chairman and interesting addresses were carried. Paid. Moved by Hopper Ana seconded by Hackett that Tho Council repair Miv tammany s crossing and raise crossing up to Grade of Road. Carried. Moved by Hackett and seconded by Hull that mrs. Mogul re be allowed to Plant hedge in Alley along her properly not More than two feet from North Side of Carri Iii moved by Hackett and seconded by Sundholm that we permit or. Hull to lower the Wright House porch and Widen it. The new porch posts to to in line with Tho inside Edge of Side walk in front or. Hull s residence carried. R. And n Gree to i i a ule Rico liner from them for tha a pop . V Tackett that the adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 10 Rural Carrier examination the states of Miti civil a Servic e of announced i an examination. For the to be Heid on july Ion of Rural t. Jewett and Ater Ost offices in the the posit eld. Ewett and vacancies that May occur on Rural routes firkin Othef Tes Froin Othef county examination viit., be t tha give pertaining to Tho subject. Abou orly lads for membership n the new troops. Many of them who Olon sed in the former organization. Or. A. Ii. Live More Haj. Been a pc nut master. Or. s rated us an Eagle Schij. Wotli five Jii a Liaoning in the work. It is in that Irv. Guy l. Geson vill he assistant scout master. Another meeting will he held Mon charter members i Paul Karlen Boyd Mccarty Chas. Kelly. Robert Cochran. Walter Mon Jhimer Emery Kohn i wrench Dick Loyd Thompson and Pierott i arson. Leland Halpenny. And Robert of Kane motored to Smethport Sun Redfield. Day evening and were guests of prank d. N pier general Secretary friends in town. Clifton Black John Springer Percy Bowen Herbert Mcully and Dar win St. Clair of port Allegany motored to Smethport sunday evening. Miss Mccarty who has been teaching school in Johnson Burr for inc past year returned to her. Homo on1 main Street tuesday after Nori. Of the International organization was elected adviser ladies the readies Aid society Aid society. "dorcas1 of the swedish Mission Church will meet next wednesday june is at a at the Home of mrs. Amanda. Engstrom a evening june court House Lawn. At on the Kane Holm it. Jewett Road bids june 24 the state Highway department has announced that bids will be opened on june 24 for the construction of approximately 23 Miles of permanent Road Way in six Pennsylvania counties. The longest so rep in the proposed construction is that on route no. 95, my Kean county Between Kane and it. Jewett. Where feet of Concrete Are to to put Down. Infant passes away the infant twin mrs. Henry Scott died last saturday after noon at the family Home on Marvip Street. Burial on n Only to citizens who Are actually Lorna called in the. Territory a of of -1 ice in the county an d her requirements set. Forth o. 1977, this Lanka May be obtained from the of ices mentioned Al Jove or from the a " Niton. States Ciruti be Ryle. Commis. Ion at Washingtonii d. Inns a hold be forwarded to. The e com Mission at Washington at the earliest practicable1 Date. The vacancy at it Jewett which this examination is announced is caused by the enlistment of the car her formerly cup toyed on the route upon discharge from Milit a service of the Gow rement he will be entitled to reinstatement. To former position adj . On this route in with the statute .28, is As any postal employee who Hnsen tired the military service of the to states or who shall hereafter enter it shall upon being honorable discharged therefrom be permitted t resume his position in the postal de which he left to enter such 4 however any person appointed to this position May in the discretion of he pos Loffle assigned to other parts of the postal service or transferred to other the classified Sei vice for which he is eligible.-. I women to. This Exa Fli. Not Ion will be a a tin married to the is find present

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