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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 21, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania
Pc wesak county s Obe test the kit newspaper the Molt Nevrly for the Mali pm one of night Kean Democrat the your Iuen into More Homm in Fraet Hurt had Rural Mokrin count Era clip u to by other county it jew a Oft effective by teat. Volume 47. Democrat Smethport pa., tuesday june 21, 1923. Per year. No. 25 if Hal t. F. Hungiville who was placed in charge of Tho new Smethport canopus club Public swin iming Pool at the recent meeting of that club As Chron in. The Democrat has let the contract for the excavating work to Sam Green and work will be started this week. The bite selected for the Pool is opposite the Gene Irons farm on the Ormsby Road beyond West main Street and is located a Short distance to the right of the Bridge which crosses. Blacksmith the Banks of the Brook will be wid ened and graded the Bottom levelled and a Concrete dam eight feet in height thrown across the Stream which Back the Cool clean Brook water for some distance from the dam. The rough dimensions of the Pool will be easily accessible from the Road. Land for the swim mtg Pool has been donated by the Smethport water company and funds for tic construction work is being provided by the Smethport canopus club which appropriated for Tho purpose. I the swimming Pool will fill a Long Felt local need As Prev Lousy there has been no suitable place for swim Ming in this Section owing to refuse from chemical factories being dumped into nearby creeks. It is a crime to deprive our youth of. The vital knowledge of the Knack of keeping themselves afloat in water knowledge which Duro emergency May Render imperative Sirno Timo their Ilves to say nothing of Tho delightful refreshing sensation the human Booy Young or old experiences at coming in Contact with Cool Purling water in hot breather. There is no More enjoy Able or refreshing outdoor summer pastime than bathing and Smethport a needs along this line Are now to be provided for splendidly As the Coo water of Blacksmith Brook comos from the overflow of pure Spring water from the Reservoir of the Smethport water 90, Smethport. Canopus club vis to be commended foil this Public spirited idiot Len providing. A local a bal or members have Joy National government Purchase. More land for Ftnat Ion All Forest the National Forest reservation commission has the Pur _ end be of acres in 8 Eastern states for National Forest purposes average Price of an acre according to the Forest service United states department of agriculture. The most signal Purchase consists of 10 parcels with a Tot Ftp of a sos acres in Mckean Forest and Warren counties Pennsylvania within the Allegheny National Forest. The area now being acquired by the govern concerning news paper accuracy and critics yes newspapers make mis takes. In the weekly grind of. Writing several Hundred pages of copy it is quite often Neces sary to accept information with out question which comes from sources supposedly reliable and sometimes proves to be quite the opposite. It is not the desire of any newspaper to print news that is not authoritative and the demo crat is secure in the knowledge that it is not always to blame for mistakes which occur and in fact is Freer from them than the average run of newspapers. A carping critic of the demo crat a person who has made Many Many mistakes in their own life had the insolence to phone this office one Day this week and charged this paper without provocation with Runac Curacy. It was not the editor s privilege to be on this end of the line and make reply at the time but this is our answer. We found on investigation that to had made at least one that was to allow our critic s subscription to run nearly a year in arrears and that mistake had been corrected. Our detractor might possess enough animal blood to be qualified to act As a critic of topics of a jazz Nof of newspapers. Another big Plant for Farmers Valley plans fire now Well under Way to build a huge sub Sldary Plant to new Valley refinery of the the Mckeon county refining co., which will Boas big an Industry As the re finery itself in an interview or. Probert Tho company s manager informed the. Democrat that the actual work t o building what is called a settling Plant and a filter House will be started just As soon As the refinery is completed which will be in about one month s time. The new plants will be briefly Lor Tho manufacturing of the by products of the refinery into a. Filler which is used in manufacturing the product of the Oil Fields of the Western states into lubricating oils Foi which there is a a automobiles Eady demand. For or. Probert said he thought All the land of the former Terzos farm at Tho Valley which iss not occupied by the refinery will be completely occupied by the several factory buildings and Large Tankage. A Large Force of workmen will he employed by this Large in destry when it in placed in operation. It is under blood that Tho refinery will employ a Force of forty workmen and that the new plants will employ Many More hands. Tho nearby industries ure bound in Benefit Smethport greatly in fact Many of the Are already preparing to take up their residence in this place. Oil refinery Start delayed. The Start of Tho new Oil re finery which Hatt been Sot for next monday. Has been postponed due to unavoidable Chiy in receiving materials. To spite the remarkable Progress has been inn do in constructing the Plant considerable work remains before Tho big refinery is Randy for the recept Len of Oil. Materials no now coming and work will repress uninterrupted from now on permitting n Start to be made next month big circus is coming soon Smethport youths fuck to military training Camps Gentry Bros. Famous shows Corn next monday the following Young dined with Jas. Patterson s big 4 men will depart for Camp Meade my trained wild animal circus will to enter Tho to. S. Citizens military Smethport july 3, giving two per training Camp for which District formantes. Attorney e. G. Potter is chairman for foui1 Hundred people employed and Mckean Donald realty Kane carrying Over two Hundred foreign James Heimback Kane Emery Domestic animals is the statement of or. C. C. Steele agent for the show who was in town june 19th making arrangements for the appearance of this big circus Here on july 3rd. This strange Colony of people hand some horses rare wild animals and the Golden caravans Are scheduled to arrive Here during the Early hours of the morning of the above. Date in their special St marys sch Ere they the Day circus Day wit Libya Vij Parade o Cic Icik. P. In. Kohn John Iddings Frank Cox Hor Ace Cunningham William Whelan Paul Mundy Paul Karlen a gilding Edward Backus Gerald Den him Lelund Tia Penny All of Smethport and Dean n. Place of Bradford and Robert a. Powers jr., of t Colegrove. The men will be in training from Jurio 25th to july 26th. As will b e seen by above has established a record in nearly filling the entire county Camp v the local baseball season opens next sunday afternoon St Community Field when the local team meets an old time rival Sheffield in a game that gives every Promise of being a thriller. Smethport with All its players Back in the line up and with Jack Cooper As manager is developing one of the Best baseball machines which has represented this town in recent ment on the headwaters of the Alle j years. The boys have already defeat Ghent Kiver is nearly acres. De two fast nearby teams in out of Lown games and Are practising Dili gently. Tommie clerk and Jiggs Walker Tho two local Stellar pitching artists Are showing great stuff this Home from Texas Oil parties interested big Well Jas. Nellis is expected to return to Day from the Texas Oil Fields where for the past two months he hns been Mckean county leads state in Oil fourth c f july gaining an e arly Start judging from Early Tho of july vill to a. Hair Raiser n Smethport this your. Uvula my from to continuous Cus Tatlo of ear split ing Lelona Plouh tic lid is to be lift cd off and Tho populace can go Tho Linit in hell Concel Eccl noise my Kjier. At any Ovenu tin Start is being Raflo and the Din promises to make to Welkin ring during the next month r so. The Only citizens to know have become immune to Norve rack no explosions Are local War veterans and they received an ear. Full of noise during their period of Abt Lve service. Fortunately there Are no ocal Shell shocked veterans or Tho ast week would have caused their lentils. Furthermore it occurs to the writer that there is a Law prohibiting Tho Sale or at least Tho touching off of Ilgah explosive noise makers prior Ito july fourth. At any event Tho local prospects Are not reassuring to disordered nervous systems some Limo to come or such time is Tho local Supply of nerve wrecking noise contrivances la exhausted. They Are a Public null a wild Goose which is mingles with Dom Estic farm animals ast Spring while Tho wild Peeso flocks were flying North a heavy storm which visited this Section broke up one flock and one Lone Goose Boom los isolated from its companions was left in a near exhausted condition in the Woods near the Mike Mcdade farm this Harrisburg june 19. The Oil holds if Pennsylvania in 3922 produced barrels of crude Oil or two tenths of one per cent less than Tho Iro Duclion in 1921, according to Fig ures made Public today by Secretary f internal affairs James f. Wood Vard following the completion of a Survey of that Industry made by his be Parment. Records show that there were 492 producing Wells last year is com pared with 70jg39 in 1921, the in crease last year being four per cent. These Wells produced on an. Average of 38.5 barrels during the a decrease of 4.1 per cent below the average production per Well in 1921. Of the total number of. opera ated in 1922, were Barbu glut in during that year. In 1921 there Eido of Crosby. Tho Lone wild Goose like Hans Anderson s Swan in a strange land and Alpo soon became on terms with Ahe tame geese on the to Dado farm and has been Dally in their company. While the wild fowl flees when a human being approaches it has otherwise at last reports become unto tame. A Beautiful was sized at St. Luke s protestant Episco v Luil Church Smethport last evening Juno fifteenth at six o clock when Mesa Helen by Mana to Iron Only. Daughton of judge and mrs. William Button of Smethport became the Bride of Donald Walker son of or. . George w. Boy nerd of Bradford. The ceremony waa solemnized by Tho Rev. William b. Van Dyke of St. 8, assisted by the Rev. F. Dean Miller pastor of Tho first presbyterian Church of Bradford the presence a Brilliant assemblage i of Tho Church noted for its Beauty was Mado More attractive by Tho Floral decoration of Smilax and lilies. Will Lam h. Days of Bradford presided at Tho Organ and for n half hour Bifora tha ceremony rendered Beautiful selections. Tho bridal chorus from hens run waa used for Tho processional and Meri Dolason s wedding March Tea the bridal party left Tho Church. Dur ing the ceremony at the by Arensky was rendered. Tho Bride waa become ugly attired in a Beautiful Robe of White lace embroidered with pearls and Mado in Tralee. Her tulle veil was caught at both sides with Orange blossoms and her bouquet was a Shower of Lull Les of Tho Valley and Bride roses. The Matron of Honor mrs. Robert Dugel wbb attired in a handsome gown of Salmon Chiffon and Tho bridesmaids miss Kather no it Lane of in a miss Marj Orlo Davis miss Ruth Kess Ler and Mesa Helen Gleason were charming in dresses made of Georgette increase in a q Tim. Fining the grounds known Park have been arranged for h number of our merchants have received contracts to. Furnish Large quantities of a Bali Man and beast. Thia big circus combination is Well established and bears the reputation second to none for the High class exhibitions presented and the honest manner they have of dealing with the grafting or gambling being tolerated or carried with the show. Gypsies were escorted out of town a prolific tribe of gypsies travelling in a Long caravan of motor cars of All makes and descriptions arrived in Smethport last Friday note noon and the occupants of the vehicles were season Anil in All probability both will j Stan swarming the streets. In next Sun Tny s the Calva Cade stopped a local Community Field hns been greatly i a Soline filling s Aton and the Onerva tint for the this Scanson the entire grounds j operator of Tho pump was in gawd in poor Auorb Lor Alco Tex Oil company. In which slowed up. Rolled and j Ninf the tank of one car one of the and a number of Smethport ranted the Field now being band tried to the at Are interested. The Cleo Tex co. Hns just completed a Well which it urls of with a n the pastel shades Mesa Reeh miss Davis Tanser lne Mas Kessler Orchid and miss Gleason Blue. The Matron of Honor and. The maids and Silver Laco hats and married Malone bout Muots of Tea Rosea and. Sweet oly Salum. Lies. Boil ten re other. Of the Woro a. Handa Omo dross of Wolta embroidered Tangerine with hat to i atch by explosion Jack Cunningham who is at Tho acetone factory at East Smith was painfully burned about the Ace and neck last Friday morning about of clock by an explosion. Or. Cunningham with a lighted Torch in his hand attempted to Light he Gas under a retort and was unaware of the fact that Tho Gas was Al ready turned on. , . In a. Beautiful Green pwn with a silly by of tron. Rana h. An Debruge " Moj Kinley of Rigek of. Recei Floii Homo of the Bride s orits on treat main Street following. Uio ceremony at St. Luke guests dinner which was served under Tho direction of mrs. Hornbeck of Olenn n. T. Tho Interior of the residence was decorated with an. Abundance of Pink roses the Bride s at which covers were Laid for twelve was entered with Pink roses and snap dragons. Or. And mrs. Bov Inird left during when he soared the retort the Light evening for n motor trip to the cd Torch caused an explosion or. Cunningham being enveloped in a Sheet of flame. The injured Man proceeded to his thousand islands and will be at Home after tuly 1, at no. 198 South Avenue. Bradford. Beautiful the gifts Ivro Many and including Silver. Glass be r Olive Belle Thomas daughter or. And mrs. Lewis r. Keating twp., was United Thomas o in mar Ripe to William Schrieber of Kane wednesday morning Juno 20th at 8 o clock. The ceremony took place at the parochial residence of Hov. Father Dugan of Kane. Tho attendants were or. And mrs. Harry Schrieber of Kane the former being a brother of the Groom. The Bride who is Well known hero is a charming Young woman. She is a graduate of the Smith part High school of the class of 1918 and for the past three years hns taught in ome on Rose Hill Avenue and or. J Chirm Linen Money and furniture and Robert Hamilton attended his Burns i showed the High esteem in which both which while painful were not serious i Voung people no held by their wide of Jar. Cunningham was nolo to return Circle of friends. His work monday. Bride s gift to her Matron or. I Honor was n pair of earrings and to her bridesmaids she give Novey. Bracelets while Tho Groom presented his Best Man with a Fountain pen and Tho Ushers with Gold pencils. The Bride a accomplished or. Schrieber is in the employ of a will speak at Grange picnic Public schools. Tho Date of the Mckean county. Or is in Pomona Crapo picnic this year has been net for thursday August 23 it Corgi Ille. President John m. Thonmas of Pennsylvania state College will Mckenn county Farmers on this i wedding anniversary j occasion and or. Mageo of j the fiftieth wedding anniversary of j College will be present to direct games i or. And mrs. F. A. Mccoy of King in accomplishment which has gained Street was celebrated by a dinner at i him a National reputation. Mckean women must taxes or go to jail one o clock monday afternoon at the i Mccoy residence. Recently the Democrat contained an fourteen guests were present at this _ article concerning gov. Pinchot enter Elln fling the Bill which provided penalty j offs for those women who refuse to i taxes in future women a joints can v tax i the guests were or. And mrs. Rufus Hixon of Sharpes county residents he favored by this exceptional Opportunity of hearing or. Thomas. Pennsylvania s eminent cat or under who Apo College is coming to the front among the country s institutions of learning. The some as1 assistant county agent Nalo delinquent. Collector r. C mrs of c ti1tor Canior Romnot Glesson is anxious the. All Smethport a Host of friends in Kant. After the ceremony and a Religh Tecl wedding breakfast at the Ufarry Schleher. Home the Dep arted for a wedding trip. They will be at Home at Sargeant after june 28th. Or. And mrs. Roy Thomas and my. Thomas Anderson were the Smethport people in attendance it the wedding. Smethport team won fast improvements to fair contracted for by tension improvements Are being made to the grounds of the Mckean county fair association this Borough for this year s meet of the association to be held sept. 11, 12, 13, 14. Roofs of the various buildings Are being repaired and painted the Fence in front of the grandstand has been removed and the stage for the free acts is being moved Forward towards the race track. The race track has been dragged and rolled and is level As a floor. Contracts have now Len signed with the Cory carnival company for that amusement Enterprise comprising a number of High class shows and Riding devices to furnish the Midway at this year s fair. Miss Colegrove is Home from Carnegie tech miss Martha e. Cold Grove of Smith port was graduated Carnegie inst of technology Friday june 11, in the Emo port baseball team Jour class of nearly -450, a record breaking women citizens need trouble ran then be found. This Law avoided All , n y anal or Mccoy of state cohere. Hns named As Ncneil to Sheffield last Sun Tny and won a , which was hotly con tested at every stage from the of that by the score of 10 to 7. Number in the history of the Institute. Miss col Grovo was awarded a b. S. In social a clench work. Or. Albert Shaw editor of the american review of reviews Dym Vered Young Inry is known and beloved by All residents of Smethport who have known her from childhood to Lovely Young womanhood. She hos been a Leader in younger social circles by Clous manner. She is a graduate of the Smethport High school Ana of miss Bald s school it Orange. N. J the froom is graduate of the Bradford High school and later at tended Cornell University. He is a Sterling Youngr Man and is associated with his father in the firm of. Bovaird Neil company. Pro nuptial parties for Tho Bride were riven by mrs. Robert a Tirol. Mrs. Of Oruro Bovaird or. Mrs. Scott . Miss Marjorie Davis mass Helen Ollason and miss Margaret Barker. Among the on of Tori guests were or. And mrs. Victor b. Bouton of new Kensington. A. Or. And mrs. H. A. Eastman or. And mrs. E. E. Eddy. Miss Bessie Shedd and the misses Marian and Bertha Skiff of Jamestown. N. A miss Katherine of Newark n. J. David Kun Man of Towanda. mrs. W e pm Orlum. A. Mrs. Hii Fin. Mrs. Assistant county the contest is said to have been commencement address. County i which kept the spectators on their miss Colegrove i drown and mrs. Green Are sifters of agent p. S. Grossman of Mckean Loos from to finish. At the first sails for Europe miss Hannah Hamlin. Daughter mrs. Mccoy mrs. Mecoy. Who has been confined to her Home since receiving fractures hip and wrist in a fall on a i county Bureau this Borough and arrived in so Ethnol and of entered upon his new duties monday. Or. is a native of 1-awre.nce. County and his local appointment is for the summer months until opt. 1st. Or. And mrs. O. J. Hamlin. Left last j icy sidewalk inf Winter. Is now re Mondal for new York where she sailed covering nicely from her serious in for Europe wednesday on the s. S. Muriel. Conte Torso Landing in Naples. Her i trip Wili to an extended one taking oiling Road in Italy Belgium. France Switzerland j a s ate Highway Crew hns Heen England and Scotland. There will Ting oiling the slate known resident five other Young ladles and a Chaper j rofl Between Farmers Valley and one Varty. Or. And mrs. Orlo a Carload of Oil has in in Hamlin and or. And mrs. Rohen to Lapel inroad Over the Road surface which his salary being paid by the state. Or. Tilton is a s Dent in Dairying at stale College. Smethport took the Lead then Sheffield by a Hatting rally secured the upper hand. Smethport came to Tho front with some timely hitting and tied the score. With the teams in a deadlock the a Tavy sluggers gained their batting eyes and the Jig was up. The final summary of hits the score above stated. The locals hit like demons my a Compa n and or. And mrs. Robert to Lapel j spread Over the Mart surfer panted her is for As new York j is in shape., a hating the dust i nuisance and protect tons the. Highway who Alfo caught a splendid recovering health i game securing three Ihrcke baggies. Sylvester returned last Tommie Clark pitched winning Ball tuesday from Buffalo. A. A there from Start to finish and his support he of jul been undergoing treatment at was steadfast the hand of doctors Soho legit. Sli Emem plays n return game at Pennsylvania Oil drops j from becoming a Rudd. J and Columbus hos Community Kield sunday afternoon. Pennsylvania crude Oil took another the dirt Road Between Kasson or. Dragonne who has been an drop in Price Mommy the Market it. Jewett on the Smethport to Kane invalid since last is now join the family often unto this showing increased quota ton now being j3.25. Road Lias also been oiled. I Well on the Roach to readers. Interest in. Spraying methods. And mrs. C m. Coles her brother we. Miami. Fla. Of Shinglehouse a daughter of or. Darling a. Or. Coteg nos Rove of Ridgway was in Pittsburgh for the commencement exercises. Potato Spray arrives during the past week 3 1-2 tons of Copper sulphate potato Spray has been delivered
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