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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 23, 1921, Smethport, Pennsylvania The det crat this week a Roefs into More in Mckean Cou i try than any other weekly newspaper my Kean Democrat the Democrat covers the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aims to be your paper. Volume Xiv Democrat Hubli skiing co inc. Smethport pa., thursday june 23, iq2i. Termsi-42.00 per year. No. 25. In we Gallup is Ai funeral services sunday attracted multitude from All sections of the county to last respects presides Young Man world War hero died at a Camp Hospital in France dec. 22, 1919 a cession of automobiles Over three Miles in length carried crowd to neighbourhood of getter a with impressive grandeur and solemnity the remains of Claire Burdette Gallup were Laid at rest in the Beautiful cemetery at Colegrove sunday afternoon the occasion being parties rated in by the largest crowd of people Ever assembled in that part of the country. Claire Gallup was a private in co. A., 306th regt. A. B. F. And died of Lobar pneumonia at the Camp Hospital , Cote d or Franco on de camber 22, 1919. A Patriot and hero were loft to their Long sleep. Claire Burdette Gallup Wab about 25 years of age at the time of Bis death he entered the service of his country on sept. 10. 1d17, joining the military police. He waa sent overseas and did his duty As a Triot and a Soldier. Louis Sivin Betula was the last of his comrades from this part of the country to Sec Claire Gallup alive. He saw him when he was taken into the ambulance when stricken with pneumonia for conveyance to the Caine Hoe. Pital. Later or. Slain re tufted to that Section of France and took a photo i graph of the dead boy s grave. Claire Gallup was a direct descend ent of Captain John Gallup who ser Ved in King Phillips War other warriors in his ancestry being three great great grandfathers Rowland Burd Lulf Captain Palmer and Nathan Iel o. Gallup who fought in the War his arrived from overseas of 1812. Last week and accompanied by a sol Dier guard were taken to the Home of his parents or. And mrs. Burdette near Colegrove on thursday. From that time to the funeral services sunday the body was constantly under guard of sex Sei vice men who stood six hour shifts. Sunday afternoon about Mem Bers of Buckhall Post american be Glon of Smethport accompanied by the Smethport band together with other to service men including capt. E. H. Mayo h. M. Choate g w. King j. C. Cunningham and a. A Colegrove members Post 347, g. A. R. Aside from his parents he is sur Vived by the following six Sisters and one brother mrs. Audene Griffin Lucille Lillian Gertrude Donald find Priscilla. I a taken from i the House to tie Hearse and the entire gathering entered automobiles and proceeded to Peterson s crossing where they formed the procession on foot and accompany. Led the tie arse and cars containing the mourners to the cemetery. The Parade of automobiles was fully three Miles in extent and when most of the occupants had alighted and formed in line the resulting process. Ion was impressive in its number. The band playing a Dirge headed the procession next came the color guard with its Beautiful new stand of colors two mixer san Rew Hill the Warren Moore construction co. Started two Concrete mixers on Rew Hill monday and work is now in full swing on that Section of the Smethport to Bradford Road Job. The mixers were started Back to Back at Coleville arid one is working up the Hill to Rew City i and the other this Way. Supplies hauled from the new loading Aja Tjon f mot6i the up til mixe r bund any another Fleet of trucks Supply the mixer this Way from the loading station at far mers Valley. The two mixers got in ver 600 feet the first Day and rapid Progress is being made. The Concrete work Between Smith. Lort and Farmers Valley was completed not week when the mixer reached the store and connected with the stretch of Concrete from that Point to her zog s Corners. This connected up a seven mile continuous stretch from this Borough to Herzog s which will be opened about july b. Raided a still f county detective j. J. Allison raided a Moonshine still on the county line beyond Clermont tuesday which was the most Complete of any discovered in this Section of the state. The Moonshine outfit was operated by Frank group an aus. Trian who with his wife came to this Section from Cleveland some time ago. Or. Allison had been working on the Case for some time and the raid was the result of a Complete web of evidence against group. The Man submitted to arrest quietly. In the cellar of the farmhouse was found a Complete assortment of barrels jugs bottles etc., a barrel of Raisin a barrel of cider and a barrel of Raisin Mash. In a shed near the House was a Complete Copper still of seven Gallons capacity ready for business. The prisoner was brought to Smethport along with the still and the Man was lodged in jail. It is alleged that group has been supplying the country Side in that Section of the country with a Brand of Hootch that has a Wallop like Jack Dempsey e and about the same effect upon those who entered the Arena with it. Wednesday morning group taken before Justice r. A Glia. Son and As a result of the hear ing was held under bail for appearance at court charged with Selling liquor without License. Charge of artak. Ing liquor illicitly will be brought against the prisoner. Health station for children at travellers club will provide service for local residents this summer service Willieree to All Dado possible through local ladies doctor will be in attendance efforts of and nurse each week. The Estall sent of a Community health Center will no doubt result rom a meeting held wednesday Cal de by mrs. Miller from the state be. Apartment of health at Harrisburg. His movement which is state wide Las been launched by the state health authorities primarily Fop the better. Ment of the health of the children of he state. Mrs. Bolaira of Bradford who is also interested in the move ment waa present at tie meeting. Representatives of the travellers club who were present assured the donation of the club House one Day each week. Mrs. B. A. Stash Tab we named by use club As chairman of the committee who will attend to this feature of the movement. Plans Call for the services of a physician and the Community nurse one Day each week at the club House and upon occasions the physical condition of Oil children brought there will receive careful examination and parents will be advised if other treat ment is necessary. This is in no Way a. Charitable affair As expenses a looked after by the state from a proper Latsons made for this purpose. It is especially important that the health of infants to carefully watched Over and parents Are urged to take advantage of this service for that Pur pose. Similar health electric Loans the Borough Council has entrusted the Smethport canopus club with the task of raising the necessary in unsecured Loans to be used with the Borough Bond Issue and. Opted at Tho special election last week to secure electricity. At Tho meeting of the canopus club at the grand Central hotel monday evening at which t. F. Hungiville presided the matter was discussed at length. A c. Backus who has been a Pathfinder in the electric matter was designated to handle the loan matter and accepted the or. Backus is confident he will Complete the assignment in Short fact he has already cured promises of of the necessary amount. Leading Bucktail Post american legion and other sex service came the Crosby Lodge Independent order of red men followed by the hosts of friends of the deceased who were not affiliated with these organizations a pulpit had been erected under the Trees in the churchyard and Here amidst Sylvan settings the Funera was held. Rev. Arthur Reirson opened with a prayer after which a Quad Tette composed of e. A. Morrison Hai Latrom William Brownell and Al. Bert Johnson Sang Beautiful Island of then Rev. Arthur Gregson Deli Ore the funeral oration a thoughtful Effort in which Many truths were driven Home in the minds of his hearers not. Ably that notwithstanding col. Har vey s recent speech before British not that America did enter the War to fight for an Ideal and that the to tits of this country waa not a selfish one. At the conclusion of Rev. Or. Gregson s address of which Praise comments arc heard on every Eide the Quartetti rendered another appropriate selection. The Independent order of red men then conducted their ritual for the burial of the dead which is impressive in its Beautiful feature being the release of a Snow White Dove. The final obsequies1 were conducted by Bucktail Post american legion. The pall bearers consisting of Cecil Marsh Otto Fox Ezery Brown Frank Barbour Winfield s. Thomas and Louis slain lowered the body into the grave. The firing snug i under com band concert. Next saturday evening at 8 o clock the Smethport band will Render an hour s concert at the court House Square. Following 1s the program March King Bright Fox Trot. The intermezzo. Hesitation Handy the gomen overture King. Fox Trot. Honolulu Waltz. Sally a smear Fillmore. I never one step. Stars and stripes March sous. Stations will be established in town in the county women s auxiliary will soon be Active. A Well attended meeting was held in the basement of the m. B. Church Friday evening for the purpose of perfecting the organization of the women s auxiliary of Bucktail Post american legion. Mra. L. K. Hogarth was named As temporary president and mrs. B. O. Potter As temporary acre. Tary. They arc empowered to Call a meeting of All women eligible to membership and will probably do so soon after the next regular meeting of Bucktail Post. The charter for the Are getting Quick results in com. Unity projects. The East Praet port welfare association and the civic improvement club Are making Fine headway in their respective projects to establish a. Community Park and children s playground and to erect a handsome Honor Roll to the service men of Keating town ship As mentioned in the Democrat last week. Tufie athletic Field and base Ball Diamond which will form an in. Portent part in the amusement pork which is being built on the four acre plot of land near the school House recently purchased by the welfare association will be completed in Tew Days time and will be used by the fast Bast Smethport baseball club for their games at Home. The civic improvement club ladies who have already accomplished great work along Community lines Are now engaged in raising funds for the pro. Ejected Honor Roll to Keating s world War heroes. Thia end a supper and Flance will be conducted at Galco Park tuesday evening june 28. Supper tickets Are 35o for children and Goc for adults. Dance to Pieta Are a delightful time is assured All who attend this big event and the cause is one which warrants uns tinted Public patronage. In publishing the list of officers of the welfare association last week the name of g. C. Douglass was omitted. Work on Marvin Creek Road. Rapid Progress is being made by Tho Cohn construction co. On the Marvin Creek Highway Job Between Smethport and Kasson. With a splendid equip int of new Road building machinery and a Large Force of workmen and earns the Cohen company intends to Complete the six mile. Job in record Ime. A new five bag mixer was received rom the factory tuesday and will be placed in operation nest monday on the Kasson end. This is one of the finest pieces of Road making machinery Ever brought to this Section being mounted on a Caterpillar tractor and providing every facility for fast work. General smash up St. Marys Man started Howard Dan a Refl s car and caused damage. During the Progress of the Gallup military funeral at the Colegrove cemetery sunday afternoon to avoid con fusion along the Road which was congested with several Hundred Automo Biles closely parked together the Highway was blocked at each end of the cemetery. A St. Marys Man named Ramsey and his Eon coming along Tho Highway in a Hudson touring car were so impatient to be on their Way that they did not even pause to in quire How to get by the cemetery1. In. Stead the son got out and attempted to Back the Studebaker touring car belonging to Howard penning which stood at the end of. The line of parked cars out of the Way. _ it Wujs Vin Ai Daciow place of bus iness Starling a car which did hot belong to him but it developed further that the culprit did not understand the operating mechanism and when he started to Back up could not Stop with Tho result that a series of grind ing crashes ensued As the car Cavote in its mad backward course against the Row of tightly parked cars. Hub Caps were knocked off and the sides otherwise damaged of a Ford car a Mcfarland Sedan of mrs. B. W. Heln. Emann the Loc Mobile Sedan of mrs. Hannah Hamlin and n Ford Sedan be Langing to Frank Dunbar was nearly famous Bear cubs experts Pennie and Jennie have become disciples of Izaac Walton Are boosters a prohibition cause at least one still to go out of business. Siding gutting used to boy Bear and girl Bear. Kane s siding Juno 20, 1321 special to the and Jennie the Dykeman Bear cubs have now outgrown the do Kenn Cradle and they woo the ministrations of the and Man in a comfortable cot built for two which Lon has arranged Lor those precocious Bearletha in the stable left. We have the word or. Fairbanks the scale Man that they weigh forty pounds each and a More lovable pair of Little ruffians have not existed since the baby Lothy saurus tickled the baby Mammoth s toes. That partic ular part of old Mckenn Tho Sylvan Paradise occupied by the Duke Mam rejoices in the hum and swish and swirl and the rollicking frolics a famous Trout Stream and its sparkling teem with those Silver coated Carmine spotted beauties which have lured to Many men from their labors and made liars out of most of them. Lon Dykeman is an expert at Landing the big ones and his spinster Ulster Harriett is a close second after chores be fishing time with the Dike mans and accompanied by the cubs it is their wont to wend their Way the old fishing Hole. At the eight of the first Trout Benleo and Jennie reverted to nature and that luckless fish gave its last struggle As it sped Down the Throat of the victorious Bennie. required some time and much patience to pm Presa tie Cuba with the fact that Trout arc More of i Al flub Hook but Harl Rivett s deftness truth Skillet and butter finally won the argument arid. The cubs soon Learned that Trout have Sharp eyes and to keep Down in True Walton form. One Day in a spirit of fun Lon Cut a sapling and affixed thereto a line and Hook halted the and placed the outfit business part in Bennie s deep Down War Romance wedding at the residence of or. And mrs. H. G. German on East King Street tues Day afternoon at o clock occur red the marriage of miss Marguerite Thackery of Birmingham England and Harold i. Thomas of Chicago late a lieutenant in the Canadian army. Rev. . Van Dyke officiated using the prayer Book that or. Thomas carried throughout the War. Aside from irs. Van Dyke no witnesses were resent other than the family. The Broom s Mother mrs. Thomas f Chicago who is also mrs. German s wrecked. When the Denning Studebaker fun. Nelly came to a standstill in the ditch the Back end was badly dented from its labors As a battering , one Side was stripped and the vehicle was otherwise damaged. At first the St. Marys tourists maintained a rather insolent attitude in regard to the affair but later in View of the expressions of indignation which Nrose on every hand were More con Cill Latorya. The elder Ramsey Volun. Tiered to All the damage result Douglass is vice president of this organization of live wires. New Law in regard to adulterated butter. Walter l. Nuschke special agent of Tho Bureau of foods department of agriculture Pennsylvania was a re cent visitor at the Democrat office and called attention to the Law passed a. Ril 13, 1921, regarding the and Ultra. Tion of butter. Briefly some of the provisions Are As follows it is unlawful for any person firm or corporate body to offer for Sale ready to Start activities As noon As butter which is adulterated in the the list of officers no regularly elected. East Smethport won. Mand of e. It. Potter and comprising East Smethport and Hazel Hurst Piny. Paul Denning Howard Mccarthy Al. Bert Kleisath Alfred Orlatt Roy cur. Tis and Irvin Mccarthy fired the finned an exciting game of base Bill in the. Latter town sunday the Annm from the East end emerging Victor. Bus if a by a score of 8 to 7. Crawford Volley Over the grave. A Fortl blew taps the Echo effect being skill 1 pitched an excellent game for East fully executed by bugler Leonard Caa Smethport while the Roro Vlnar Oil of of Thoj Tho buttery was admirably handled person a company Comrade a ceased and Tho earthly remains Peeler. Meaning of this act. Butter is deemed to he adulterated if 1 1t contains More than 1c% by weight water or Lens than Roto by weight butter fat. 2 if it contain any foreign int. Starchy matter o other substance which of feels its Ity or purity. Tho Fine for violation of the act i not Rohnn too new Moro than j2n or imprisonment of from 30 to 60 Day or both. Other was present. The Bride wore White Organ die and carried a Shower Boquet of Pink the House was decorated in a leasing effect of Pink and White. This marriage is the culmination of wartime Romance Lieut. Thomas Laving met miss Thackery when both vere doing their bite in the world War. Miss Thackery came to America recently on the Stea Phlp. Corona which narrowly escaped striking an Eberg off the coast of Newfoundland while she was a passenger. Or. And mrs. Thomas departed tuesday evening for Chicago where hey will make their Home. Ing from the mad performance and it is understood that he is financially Able to do to. And there the matter rests. Howard Denning who is a service Man and was participating in the sex. A raises of Bucktail Post american legion informs the Democrat that he has no further use for his car which was practically new in its present condition and that he expects the one who damaged it to replace it. The Young Man. Who through Perserver Ance and Industry acquired the car which he used for taxi purposes has hosts of friends who will go the limit to see that he is fully reimbursed for being made the unwilling victim of such an acc def. they were at the Bennie s Hook floated toward the old stump when tug Jerk tug came the message that something was trying to get Bennie Hook line and pole and his vigorous protest brought an eighteen ounce Trout flying Over Bennie s excited head. Tho trick had been performed Jennie was immediately provided with fishing weapons and the two Little bears drank deep of the Joys the won. Kerful thrills of they who lure the denizens of the dark mysterious pools from their swirling fastnesses. A Ait Long was a serious problem but perseverance accomplished wonders and the cubs soon Learned to impale upon their Hooks the grub or worm or Bug which seemed to be in great est monday was Wash Day nil Harriett wanted some Wood in. Stanter but her Calls brought no re Mcconville Mitchell Geo. Irons injured. While cutting Timber near this Borough tuesday morning. Geo. Irons jr., truck his left foot with the heavy axe to was swinging inflicting a Gap. Ing wound. He walked some distance to the or shy Road where assistance announcement has been received in Smethport of the marriage of mrs Josephine e. Mcconville and a. W Mitchell both of Erie which occurred in Westfield. N. T., Friday june of 1921. Or. Mitchell who is a son of or. And spouse from the Bear boy Whoso duty t was to keep the Wood Box brim. Ming full. A hurried search revealed two bears two fish Polea and Lon b fish Basket absent without leave and1 Harriett s tread was unusually firm As she trod the winding Leafy Trail which lends to Chatterbox Creek. As har. Lett neared the deep Hole she proceeded with More caution and peering through the screen which nature had so provided Ehe beheld two very Small bears sitting Side by aide fishing like a pair of judges. Suddenly Bennie rocked on his Square Little haunches and sent a huge Trout hurtling through the air and out upon the Bank. When the Cuba saw Harriett they squealed with Delight and Jennie lifted the 113 from the Flash Basket disclosing a sight that would have Given a fish Warden visions of a. Arrived and office of he was brought to the w. A. Oslo Norter. re five is itches to close the wound which incapacitate the victim for some time. Mot port Waal Ami is mrs. G. W. Mitchell of Smethport a Well known local boy. One of the leading attorneys of the City of Erie where he is prominent in civic affairs having represented his distr Cut one term to the state legislature. Hosts of Smethport Orlendo will unite with the Democrat in sex tending1 congratulations on thle Happy of naion. Old i Jones went fishing the other an Early St is and three Hook of Moonshine sent him several Miles furl her than usual Down Chatterbox. I refuses to divulge what he saw on that trip hut his return to his Clori Ockle was celebrated by the ing of four Gallons of Raisin Jack and the dismantling of a Copper Arange. Ment which Hiram bad Sun Ettl piously installed in his sugar House

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