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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 14, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania The Moat new for Mont o iug11t my Kean v the your a dvrs fitting Murk i Siim k in snit Hurt and Rural Loki us county ibid nor touched and other county wkly. It in mint offt Hlf by teat. Volume 47. Democrat publishing co. Iho i Hubli Shellh Smethport pa., thursday june. 14, 1923 per year. No. 24 Sam Fry Well known re Secl had a terrifying experience during the fire of the Ellsworth Block on main st., monday evening when he narrowly missed under the wheels of the fire engine receiving most pain Ful injuries As a result of Ahe Accident. Or. Pry who has always been an Active member of the local fire depart ment was one of the first to respond to monday night s . When it was decided to haul the fire engine to the Dike nearby by hand rather than wait for a team or. Fry mounted to the Driver s seat to operate the Brake. At a Point on water Street nearly opposite the Shawmut depot the engine gave a lurch precipitating or. Fry from the High seat to the ground., the heavy piece of apparatus passim Over him. One of the front wheels passed Over the prostrate Man s coot but or. Fry rare presence of mind flattened himself in such a manner the rear wheels supporting the heavy boiler and mechanism cleared him but the Low hanging fire Box raked his body. The horrified onlookers who had expected to see or. Jury crushed beneath the Steamer rushed to his assistance and conveyed him to his Home on water Street where or. W. A. Ostrander attended his injuries. It was found that one foot had been painfully crushed and that the fire Box had of Wiaes to his hips and Back. At first t was feared that the Victor a had received internal injun danger of complications of this sort appear to have passed. Or. Fry is now resting Ahly As can to expected and it is expected that his recovery will be steady from now on. Smethport residents were greatly concerned by or. Fry s deplorable Acci a Large crowd greeted senator Pepper a Large number of Smoth poin Resi dents and delegations Iron All me county towns were on mind to Geol senator my mrs. A Oiw Popper on their visit to this Borough Las. Friday on tie u. 9. Senator s gel Accuu Intoci Auto tour of Trio county seats of the state. Considerable disappoint mint was Celt Over the inability of senator and mrs. David a. Heed 19 reach Irneth Dort senator Reed having been compelled to chive k to Stop at surgical treat Titusville to re tent for a Carbuncle on his neck. He rejoined Tho party at Weisboro Friday evening. The automobile bearing senator Pepper and party arrived in Smith port about o clock a. M being accompanied by Republican county chairman soot Smith of Kane s. D. Weaver of Bradford. Senator Pepper Afler spending Busy half hour greeting the multitude assembled to meet him. Proceeded to the court House shortly before noon where a largely attended term of my Kerm court was in Progress. Judge Bottom immediately suspend 1 court business and in a few Wel chosen remarks introduced the Justin gnashed Pennsylvania senator. Senator Pepper in a earn Teristi speech explained the object of his an senator Reed s tour As being for the purpose of getting in close touch wit their constituents sounding so Timen in various sections of the state o Vita National legislation and bringing themselves on a Friendly basis with the people of All sections of Pennsylvania Hose servants they Are by Persona Contact. Senator Pepper by the simplicity of his remarks and the Poplen defined entirely captivate the Large audience which taxed the capacity of the court room. Senator and mrs. Pepper and part partook of luncheon at lie grand Cen hotel. Day evening. The Hall was beautifully Cora text with Flowers for the Cocos on. During the course of the pro ram instrumental selections by quirks orchestra and vocal numbers by the High school girls chorus were Ren ered and delighted the audience. Prizes for the Best averages in am rican history were presented to har Iet and Richard Hocken lass of 1923 receive to Gamp he inclement weather a Large i life. Road attend we the graduation a review of the Progress of Mca seso Floc class my. Smethport High i Cirie and Healing wins the title of school. Held at the lyceum last thurs the essay read by killing a. Bend Ucrry by stirs. R. K. Kessler jr., behalf of the local chapter d. A. In valedictorian of the class. In a concise manner or. Bongs traced the development of the arts of curing and pre venting the ailments which mortal Man is heir to. His essay was a Fine treatise of the subject and showed evidence of much careful research work. On account of the absence of the president of the school Board. B. A studholme. Mrs. Waller Daly vice mrs. Kessler made a timely Patriot to president of the Board presented the Idt Iress. Willirm Brownell instructor in the High former school ires entert Emil Johnson with the am award which goes to Twenty two graduates with the dip Lomas which marked the culmination of four years of study in the Smith port High school. Mrs. Daly accompanied the presentation with a Shor he boy member of the eighth nth which she expressed the set is adjudged to have been the most j of the school Hoard in having useful member of his class. Or. Opportunity of declaring a Clas Brownell congratulated Emil on the i r11cm is ii one of 1023, graduates o Ine example he is rotting his fellow our High school students. N Rev. Arthur Firo Eson made tie in Ethel Foore. Valuator car. Of the class read an excellently compiled essay on the broadening Field of woman s which showed How Well the women of today Are meeting the emancipation Given them by the nineteenth amendment. The speaker of the evening was i Rev. A. B. Mccornick. Pastor of the first presbyterian Church ton. N. Y. Rev. Mccormick is not entirely i stranger in Smethport. Hav ing delivered the commencement address Here some years ago. He is a captivates the in made vocation and Benediction. Thus nil Oiler class has gone Forth from s. H. S which is destined to be a credit t its Alma and to Smethport. The following graduates receive Oscar Anderson. Anne Andrews. Ith Andrews hilding bongs. Viet Bouton Thelma Crawford Cera Denning Anna Clink a Bernadine i Len howls. Albert Johnso Leonard Johnson. Amelia Malen. We Liam Ethel Moore Marger Patterson Tielen Clerc at lion of clot a they hade Farewell to speaker whose manner capt Ivars tar Verf ajl Florence school their Smethport friends and Deli Artud j a lie Nice. From tie beginning of m 1 ,5inx smut Rrt Neva Sutton. For Coudersport proceeding from that talk which is delivered in such a camping trip h shoulder duo p death of John the death of John w. Anderson pro in enl c k finont resident and father of it. Anderson. A murder of deeds l f clean county occurred at his Home that Price. Sunday june ill lit n. M. This aged and highly re citizen had Hon failing health r a Long time. Or. Anderson Wah aged 81 years 2 ont Lis and 1c Days having been born ens of Hallund Sweden March-24, i-12 and was one of a family of c Chil f boys and 1 girl ii Brothers and in sister having preceded him in eath. Lie emigrated to America arriving at Wilcox pu., on May 10, 18g9, where to As employed for four years by capt. Ernhout and col. A. 1. Wilcox going of there to Coryville remaining in 10 employ of Wilcox until dec Ember 1874, when he went to Clermont. At that place to settled on Tho farm Nown As the Ransom Beckwith place which was his Lato Home. In 1871 Wilcox he was United in marriage to Man c. Burgston who died. Feb. 4, 523, at Clermont. Lorn two children. To Thlu Union were a. R. Anderson of Clermont Ana mrs. A. Fanderson who survive to Nourn his Oss. To also leaves s grandchildren and 1 great grandchild together with one brother Ben Anderson of Ottawa Tan. Or. Anderson was Ono of the Plonker to of the town of Clermont and was identified wih its several interests taking in Active part in civic and Church of lairs. He waa Republican county committeeman for several years served As township supervisor for three terms As school director during terms of county school superintendents and acted in an advisory capacity in several undertakings in which the town and township were interested. Deceased was identified with the lutheran Church since childhood and dramatic scenes at the court is Borough attended the returning y Tho jury of verdicts of guilty of murder in the second degree against red and Tony Mussaro Brothers for he mooting of Jeo Lurphy on Tho. Treats of Bradford last full. The Case went to Tho jury late sat i Day afternoon and Tho jury was out Ess than Ono hour returning a verdict about p. M. Tho prisoners wore immediately brought before the court for imposing of sentence judge Bouton sentenced Fred mus Sare aged 34, to Servo not Leila than 12 yearn or More than 18 years in tha Western Penitentiary at Pittsburgh. Tony Mussare aged 22, who stoutly maintained throughout the trial anal afterwards that to alone red the shots and that his brother. Fred did not shoot was sentenced to Servo nol less than 15 years or More than 20 years in the Western Penitentiary. Both men wore loud in their expressions of grief on learning their Fata despite the fact that those who followed Tho evidence of the trial regarded the prisoners fortunate in escaping As nightly is they did. Tho wife of Fred Mussare. Collapsed at the verdict and was taken from Tho court House in a hysterical con Dillon. On sunday morning sheriff Bon with Frank Purtle of Smethport As Deputy took tha Mussaro Brothers to Tho Penitentiary to Start serving ule Dent in the performance of a Public us Slen to and will Hope for his speedy Leavence. Where a very pretty wedding was solemnized at the Home of or. And mrs. Charles m. Provin of Street at 8 o clock tuesday morning. June 12, when their daughter. Miss Rosa m. To or. Carl b. Fly lating. Are. Hagman who is a charming accomplished Young lady graduate of the Smethport Hogh school and has spent the greater part of her life Here. She is Well known and is beloved by a wide Circle of friends. Carl Vlasman who holds a. Responsible position with the unit a natural Gas company at Clermont a a. Fine industrious Young Man known Tomany Here. The Happy couple motored to Kane and from that place they departed on a week s journey to brie and Cleveland. They will make their Home at Cler the Democrat extends its Best wishes to this Young couple for every Happi Ness n the future. I Clear straight from the shoulder Way Aso make a lasting impression. The class of j1023 As Well As All who heard him should derive creat benfit from his j message. A tiv. Mccormick has risen to Aase Liri 11 team recent his present position of service by by i eur Gunzl a is now hitting a winning sheer Force of hard work and is Well stride. The locals journeyed to red. Qua lined to give the class kindly and Rock last sunday and Defeated the vice on How to meet the problems team represent no that town by a score of 10 to 9 in a fairly interesting combat. Practice is progressing the Smith Smethport won the Smethport Lias Ebri 11 team recently reorganized is n leave for camping trip sunday morning members of the claps left in automobiles to enjoy a Well earned camping trip on the shores of Chautauqua Lake. The part chaperoned by mrs. A. J. Hyatt will caper one of Jib. O. A. Stay a week occupying Tho of judge Bouton of Smethport during was k devout member at the time of his demise. Tho funeral was held at Clermont on wednesday june 13, it Clermont Rev. A. A. Wilfred of it. Jewell and Rev. Grigson of Smethport officiating. Tho final obsequies were largely attend e re and the Floral tributes were Many and Beautiful. Interment was made in the family plot in the Clermont cemetery. Their Long sentences. Tho my Honre Brothers were charged. With Tho shool Long of Murphy in a gun Battle which look place in Brad fort november 3, 1022 it and p. A. Main the sir sojourn. Game wardens hot in the near manager of the local team this year. Next sunday the team goes to Sheffield. Won from it. Jewett the Smethport journeyed to it. Jewett last evening and Defeated Tho Reg Ilar team of that town by a score of1 25 to 10. Walker and Clark pitched. . The second meeting of the newly organized Smethport business men s association was held at the Hose House monday evening and permanent officers were elected As follows Mayme Colegrove. Vice president we. Montc Hiuer. E. . Karlen. Considerable speculation As to adopt ing a plan that of the Neosha big fire loss at Crosby Totory fire which broke out in a charcoal shod at the Large Plant of who Heini m Ann chemical co. At Crosby Satur Day morning at a. A. For a time menaced the entire Plant Tel surround started their superiority o ver the a the splendid efforts of the Ftp n he brought the he after dogs trove Long game protector Hogarth and county game Warden Benson made a grand round up of dogs Nea blared this week. Forty arrests Wor made and the a Flea totalled Over i heir superiorly y ski Lujic age Ruby Depari Jents fighters once they brought the onday night by successfully commit a pressure streams into play soon had the a out in the flames under control and averted one o the most costly conflagration in Smethport s history. Cannot be paid in Praise o the splendid work of the local firemen monday night and it was again demonstrated that this Borough never made basement of the balls Worth building occupied a try Krar King to grocery store on of Chin Street Ana for a time menaced that part of the business Sec the fire was first discovered about. A Wiser investment than the Purchase o clock by or. And mrs. C. B. Wil psf the to motor trucks which in son who occupy the apartments the department to respond Hie grocery store when smoke started j to alarms. The trucks paid nnf1 for themselves monday night it is Safe assert when a moment s delay in to come up through stairways. An alarm was turned in and the fire department made a to the reaching the menacing Blaze would have proved at the Corner of Davis roots. In the same Batlle John Catania of Nln Garo. Falls waa also injured but csotto Tho fact that at first he waa ii soldered fatally wounded a Bullet Lene tinting his Abdomen he. Recovered rom his injuries and was one of the important witnesses to appear Friday against Tho alged murderers. Joe Murphy who received a the shoulder died in the Bradford hopi Tal of his gunshot wounds a jute Aoma fires. Had been and chickens. they were inflicted air he collector Miller cd Vang h. Miller Deputy collector of Bradford pa., will be at the grand Central hotel tuesday june it to receive All special Federal taxes. Cabisca pinched twice in 4j1days Ard of port ail Krny much thursday in securing a. Sheriff .1. F. Robinson collecting Ela by. Scouring main citizens Mori and women disappearing from sight towards end 61 the Day As if by magic. When court adjourned thursday evening Cloven jurors had been secured and Friday morning with a fresh panel of ten names Tho last juror was secured. Tho jury for thin Case waa unique in the fact that for the first time in the. History of the county n husband and wife served Side by Side As jurors. They were. Or. And mrs. A. C. Allen of red Rock. The jury consisted of Harry Brun s set a new arrest Speed record for from a nearby hydrant in Short time. The fire ichters of the factory rein forced by the Smethport firemen kept ing a Pian Summ powerful streams playing on plan presenting advertising features or Nicks of charcoal arid by dubious value and placing the. Us Inesa the flip was Well con. Men of avowedly Small to wins in direct the local fire fighters opposition in their newspapers the most vital boosting Power any town Riluar in possesses was indulged in and the Dea will probably be tried out Pla cd upon a of the Crecli menace i _., to return Home. The fire burned itself out monday streams of water from the factory lines being constantly charcoal shed which contained acetate of Lime belonging to the with r-4r1 with acetate of Lime. Nui Nikii b Little boys robbed cars h co. a number of robberies f shawm no Rev Nurt these were destroy or lip Pha cont freight ears in this Wolff a have been reported of late. Friday 1 live Mike of . Marys came Toi amount Smoth Rort and die eur by ties is to proved to two Little year old boys. Owing to the tender of the culprits no charges were Bond hit by Iron my were admin. J May eliminate prospects appear to be Bright for the elimination of Mother death trap in Smethport. Several weeks a Ovlee menace of the re Corrade Crossin. Near will build local Pool there s song to he a grand juvenile splash locally. A new Community swimming Pool filled with the Clear Cool water of Blacksmith Brook listens Nina Tkv Grade Good to youngster Oary and old ones. Smethport depot brought too with sizzling hot summer weather b j i hand. Tezbir and we re going t tile Renore o Between to Tho attention of Tho Smethport con opus club and the Secretary ii for at the i next term Uriel Side Are injured int it is be a and horse tension and a Large concern and the Best j Laker from there in com Wilh of co. Wishes of his Many Smethport friends Hospital j watchman or installing will follow him to his new Field of la Are being taken of his Side to find out or he k big Buck Deer seen near town a or when Hor or not any of the ? in i Short time ago finish Odom. Chisca Only a Al a term in the county jail this to for Selling liquor . Throe limps and All in appears to fun his present . Appeals i his rip Are fractured. Or. K. I on i in he off is ing. Mimir Ted a if eff event the injured Man. Or. Suffer Semi t in Hin i nil tide. Of Hiko Intursi. Of Mckean coun vere pain in his hip "it1 i to. Rittne friends to was in a meth Ort Toni Luitink rial last mrs. R. Pcs Weer or. And i s Nancy urn Homo tomorrow from Troy n. V. Where miss Nancy gradual Eil from the Emma Willard school. About noon Deer Cro soil monday the Valley a near the mrs. Robinson sprained ankle Holmes nil Lllan farm on the port mrs. I. H. had 1h fort line in .1 mis injured for Titie .1 per air Dirr that his injuries her Home on Street fam not of a j the forepart of Las week Ana has Stoni Filar record. Wodni Day. Tylnn been the allo Pany sept snort Road. The

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