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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - June 26, 1924, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMckean county s go latest weekly newspaper the bloat Jve i foe the to at sworn Mckean Democrat f tit Carvien your uart Roll Long inn Mure in mint port and Antul mrs Lynn county lit j Lher Coli Only Wackly. It in mom i Itric Llvy by volume 48. Democrat publishing ho., inc. Russeli funds lev editor Smethport pa., thursday june 26, 1924. Per year. No. 26 trapped bears Chew Way to noted Carnegie museum expert and a b. Oviatt get Coons with hands i by h. Fuhrer eminent artist who is employed by the museum for the pretentious assignment. The backgrounds will reproduce the Beautiful Mountain scenery in the Vic Lity of Smith porn. Or. Fuhrer has been or. Oviatt a sue son sever r. H. Santens. Chief taxer dermis i St fall he spent some the Carnegie museum. Pittsburgh. Time in this Vicinity sketching the and 0116 of the Foremost experts in his nearby a ind Capo when clothed in the line in the world has been the guest j gorgeous full riot of Tal of .1. B. Oviatt of Sec port famous color. Big game Hunter during the past week. I a feature of his visit has been thei capture a family of Young racoons. Or. Santens a Here in connection j with a work he has been engaged for some time past that of mounting Foure groups of native bears Deer. Fox and racoons captured in the Woods j of Pennsylvania which will form one of the Carnegie museum s Lari isl and most interesting displays. The work of assembling these groups has previously been described in the Democrat and has attracted much space in the Public press. Mckenn county thanks to the co operation of tur. Oviatt with tie museum staff has played a most import ant part in the assembling of the carefully selected specimens will comprise the Large groups. Bears and Deer of the two largest groups were All captured in the nearby Woods. To expedite the assembling of the permanent a Arnesie museum Dis play the state game commission has permitted the museum experts and or. Oviatt to disregard game Law Rock lations to secure the specimens desired. The. Two above mentioned group Are nearly finished and or. Santen started two years ago to assemble the group of racoons. After searching in to Smethport and again sough or. Oviatt s Aid. One evening the first of the weel or. Oviatt and or. Santens motor to Tho Vicinity of Lewis run am soon after entering the Woods Cam upon a family racoons Desport ing themselves playfully. Although without dogs or guns or. Oviatt keen ear led him unerringly to the scene and the two Hunters were Abl to capture three Little Coons Bare handed. It is expected the Mothe Coon will he captured before to end of or. Ranten s visit. This spec men and a male still to be Mccurt will Complete Tho group. Or. Santen was a pleasant caller at the Democrat office monday and in conversation with the editor paid High tribute to the assistance rendered him by the Pioneer Hunter. Or. Oviatt. Who he says has unquestionably sustained his reputation of being one of Northwestern Pennsylvania s might Iest Hunters. Or. Santena that in the entire state of Pennsyl Vania he had rot received the great assistance that has been furnished Nim. The noted expert was emphatic in the statement that the Well known local citizen had made the Assembly ing of the great museum Anima groups possible. This is indicated by the fact that three groups have been furnished by our native wools. Only one. The Grey Fox group will be secured elsewhere Fayette county where the animals abound. Or. Santens during his conversation with i be Democrat editor recounted i., Keystone div. Commander visits town Metti Jort had sonic distinguish tors saturday when major goner Charles Mir commanding Onifer f tilt third army area and col. C. Blair Smather accompanied by col. F. V Schoonmaker. Col. A. D. Burns .1 major Lester Simons motored Ovi from a Hartford. General Muir. Who during the world War was commanding officer of the 2sih Keystone division in for narc. Was Honor guest of the convention of in veterans of foreign wars hold in Radford last week. Col. Smathers command. Was the 1st battalion 112th infantry in which a usher of Smethport men saw service be is the newly elected department commander of the veterans of for in wars of Pennsylvania. It will he recalled that the 28th Keystone was in the epoch making rattles of. Chateau Thierry the Metis offensive and in fact played a stat part in ill Ilie decisive fight left by Kern is Rico an Impromptu reception was Teri Derd the distinguished visitors o Wain Streat when Soine of the me who had fought under them Greete their former commanders. The Bear trapping activities and i n direction of the slate game a Iii Mission at the Stile game preserve a or Icli. Near Smethport. Have re tilted in five hears being captured to to. Under the direction of i Rose Xvi deeper Milo Ovial. Two of this Iii mar rebelled at i respect of being removed from the bosoms their Ursine of Mil lies a ions trip to i parts r he state and escaped from the trails y the simple expedient of chewing p a Slick forming of the rap closing mechanism sticking Heli fonts under the doors and working hem to Date they Are is 111 hissing. The three bears captured have been crated and shipped to Center coun a i Liero they have been a Lycra de. Rune protector Van Clave of louder san t accompanied the hear shipments and supervised their liberation i l the Down state forests. L _ is proposer to capture and Piip twelve hears of male persuasion from Mckenn county. J. B. Oviatt. Pioneer local Hunter Suh scribes Heartly to he belief Prev Lusty expressed by the Democrat lat the homing instinct of the native lick hear is so pronounced tha they ill return Home from the counties to they Are shipped just As fast s they can Amble Back. He says he would like to see he Experiment of Aste Fng a hell to one of the Cap ured Bear s neck tried to demonstrate n Hother they do travel Long distances return to their native Woods. It seems that giving the bears county Celebration of july 4th to bring thousands Tho Cummi Tec in charge of the race Haj Yards distance with the county fourth of Only to following prizes 15.01 for 1st l. Held at the fair grounds is Sci Nirifor my Ami a third of . Leli Rcd wit i applications for con-1 and the never falling laugh maker Cessions Ami entries in the different events. So Many in fact that some Pavc had to be turned away. Greased pig Chase the Mol Sporl hand will be on hand All Day and opening. At night lies e to Dale Losere Are Llvy motorcycle race and of car race. An added attraction foot at the . Arrangements Tor which have been turned Over Ycint. To l Onley stud local Gas rates raise effective August 1st the Smethport Gas company ishm announcement to its patrons of a substantial increase in rates i dings which while not uni mucked. Have not added loth of living jul an of i cents. Inasmuch As the hied with company s new Rale tiled with the Public service commission in is still Low i i lie Provall Nir rate in other a have not added or the Joy j nearby town and the local company these torrid Days. Jin providing an aim dance of fuel in after August 1st, next them it coldest needs the local Price of natural Gas in Smethport subscribers will probably receive the will he cents per thousand feet or tidings of a marked increase in a Grin an increase of 10 cents Over the old land hear it spirit. Tia democratic National convention Inie of the greatest political Fathor m american history in now in full Swilik in n cd York City. It looks favourable for on Al. Smith year. In a a Canoto speech which. Is con ceded one of the lines oratorical efforts Ever made by Man. Senator Harrison Licary Leader Choiu Mississippi sounded tins Battle cry of his parly. In a wonderful to Woodrow Wilson which brought a rousing Demonn Traylon from the Hugo assemblage senator Harrison called his associates to adhere to Tho nifty idealism and Noble principles of the fallen Leader. This Tho convention in clowns in framing Hie parly Campaign d pc lines and will no doubt prove at Tower of strength in bid for he approval it the voters Thea Road Job now in Progress full swing contractor d. L. Dennis started work i operation at Marvindale saturday am on the paving of Tho Smethport to now proceeding towards Hazel Cane Highway Between Kasson null Hirst. A second steam shovel Wil Hazelhurst last Friday and with a perfect organization and a Complete band concert saturday night the Smethport juvenile band i Render the second of a series of pop ular saturday he. A Large crowd heard the hand at its initial appearance last week and were sealed with the Grade of music played. From All appearances the Dona Ted by the Borough Council to he and in Well spent. Does not compensate them for the fatigue caused by running so Vera Hundred Miles or the anguish cause their families during the absence. Nuptials last week a pretty Lime wedding took place at the residence of or. And mrs. K. A. Keams of Dubois. Wednesday. June 13. Miss Catharine Schoch. Their Niece who has been in charge of the music department of the Borough Ine of new and modern equipment is a kens things hum. A Large number of labourers Are camping at Marvindale while mos of Smith ports unemployed labor has Biferi engaged the Jol permitting Quick juvenile band concert much enjoyed the Smethport juvenile band dered a concert at Tiu court j band stand saturday evening. It was the consensus of. Opinion of All v heard the program that the band bound to become a crack Ogania lion under the capable leadership Fred Anderson. Or. Anderson arrive in a few and will Wor com Marvindale in the direction iras son. Much of the. Drain has Bee distributed Alons the Job in preparation Lor placing it if equal Progress can be kept u throughout the season there is Lett a. Of the wealth of magnificent mater 1 available for the presidential Nom action win. Mcadoo of California id governor Al. Smith of now York Hie outstanding Floures of the ice. While Mcadoo a Sti Iirth is waning 10 favourable sentiment of Etc ales. In common with that of Tho Asl majority of american Votoro a ears to be swinging in favor of new York s callable. Popular chief dec Tulve. Win with Smith seems to Iho sentiment and there is no question that the. Governor s wonder no personality combined with his Iri Lelant Factor in politics this year. As was tic Caso with the recent Republican National convention Tho Are Hepnir heard in Sirroth Wal almost As plainly As in Iorii Izaj and Eye Nins Dennis will finish Between the towns and the scene of the Job f operations. Maridale situated about half Way on is where the loading station along the rally girl is located and work is progressing Hoth directions from that mint. A Large steam shovel received from the factory last week was placed in it is reported that contractor Knickenberg is Inaki Iff rapid Progress in paving the stretch of the Smith port to Kane Road Between Hazel Hurst and it. Jewett. Prospects Are Bright for use completion of the entire Highway Between Smethport and Kane this season. Schools for two years past was United in marriage to c. Roy Angstrom who or several years has been employed is assistant commissioners clerk in he com. House. The Beautiful ring ceremony was ised with the Kev. N. E. Bruni of the reformed Church of Dubois Olla the Home was tastefully decorated the color scheme being Pink and White. The Bride was beautifully attired in White Satin and car ried .1 Shower of White roses Friday night s storm terrific tie severest electrical storm seen in Many years visited this Section last Friday night. Following a Day of extreme heat Tho storm finally broke about Midnight hour Tho skies and were Valley. She was at Lucille Hovis of Pale Green crepe and tended 1-v miss sme Lipori. Who de Chine and carried Pink roses. Little miss the Bride was Flower girl. E. Engstrom of . A brother of the Groom acted As Best Man. Bright with Al continuous play of lightning. High winds accompanied the storm uproot org and breaking off Trees in Smethport. On the out double wedding at pt.1llecany saturday evening june 21st at the methodist parsonage. Port a Lenny Rev. H. I. Chattin occur for nearly to marriage of four popular the convention Hall via radio. Several parts of town however was apparently Skirls of the disturbance which Cen tired la our North from the Vicinity of and a came reports of considerable devoted much time to the work of before teaching the Young and the j Hovis san the ceremony two numbers. Some Day concert was a credit both to him and the other Bondsmen. of pm port an bound to enjoy the main i l he rendered from time this now that a deliver the interesting phases of his useful i ibor with the Carnegie museum. Tar or re hone the of the baseball at Community mounting of the four of a Livel Field next sunday Pennsylvania animals which has Beon in Progress for several years and has or. And four a tent Ion. If sunday at Community Field. Smethport. The Delicia of Elmira. When you Are by o Hara and i you by Carrie Jacobs Vicinity Hond. And afterwards or. Hobart which Schorch Nlay a k Reiser s venation to hire a popular Pong on the violin. They were Juvenio Aronni Pangerl at the piano by mis n also played the wedding March by Mendelssohn. A delicious four course Plinner was served after which the. Bride and left by am Mobil for a Honey Moon. Time sch or. And mrs. Young people. Gertrude Young est daughter of or. And mrs. Fred Nourse of Smethport was United in marriage to Donald Clifton. Nelson. Wrights. Pa., and Mable Ford Daugh Ter of or. And mrs. Will Ford of port was United in marriage to Ernul Burd Clr. Immediately following the ceremony they left by motor for the Home o or. Has edits Ahilia to Cornelia Damace to Pover. Light and Telephone Mph Peterson of Eldred. Lines barns were blown Down in a delicious wedding supper Vic uni y of Hinsdale. X y. And fruit left for a week s motor and Garden crops throughout Sou h to Fredonia Western new York state Are consider uni Canada. De a Inta loss due to in Bill which is the. Son of or. And accompanied the storm in that Section. Mrs d r Kelson of Wrights. Pi., and ii is reported hat tote wind uprooted j l by lie South Penn Oil whole Fri Orchards in the neighbor i or v.hii0 air. Riun Liek is beef Mech ing stale. Nir at All -ff.iny. He Mirage. Port state official after local canine pests Kane Iten Allcan june official from the of animal Industry of the state department agriculture is milking a Survey of the dog situation in me Ken n county. He gently he made a trip out of Smoli port to the surrounding a farming Reg ions with lame protector Carl Ben son of it. Jewell and in one Day found 19 dogs without 192-1 licenses most of them still wearing Lex 1023 tugs. The owners of lie animals will have to fines which will amount to far More than Tho Cost of the proper License. It is understood that the official will make a thorough canvass of Tho county in search of unlicensed dogs and will also make investigations in the towns of the county regarding Tho practice of allowing dogs whether tagged or not to run at Large. This offence is also punishable by fines. Warren seems to be in the Samo fix As Kane regarding the Lack of facilities to enforce the dog Laws and is making an Effort to have a dog Pound provided for that City. There Are a number of dogs still running at Large in Kane Despoto the. Fact that this City now his an official dog Catcher and owners of such animals had boiler take this timely warning regarding the proposed of the stale official and obey the Ixo to the letter which is by far the cheapest procedure in the Long run. Large attracted widespread in net stated that their backgrounds the Racoon group which will con Sist of the Parent a i Iree Litell ones secured this week will have n Spring setting. The Bear groups consisting of one Large male. A. Medium male a female and two cubs nov r. Completed will have a Back ground. The Deer group consisting of two males and two does will represent fall. This group 13 nearing comple Tion. The Fox group will have a a inter background Strong agg Cross bats with i fast combination Oil Roli try players the in h clues several of s stars of the Diamond and is one of the most formidable Semi pro organizations in these parts. Smethport fans will be assured o. Good baseball exhibitions this season As manager Cunnyham states the his team i sunday. Will be at their Home at in the Corner of p Ato and King who have been the numerous presents was is his season will n Hein Tinl a Rimah and Bach parlor Teim. From Ivr. And mrs. A. I r Ford nine Many friends of Young couple wishing them a ions and Happy my red life. P. H. C. Delegation visits Smethport div afternoon i the unites will the Ide on main Stiv a Hundred autos. ref a Giles who Are in the Prate convention of Bradford Cimo Over for on a slept seeing trip. Tim cars presented a i l or of n a l blowing horns. M fully i the p. H. att Ida Are a apr 1 tulja Oor in no hut City splendid All wire Fla and band went to Bradford the Smol Lipory i and took part in parable in saturday of Jer which was of 111. Events of the closing Day of the veterans of foreign wars s a e convention the musicians in spite of the act in in had not played As an organisation for some time past made a play Here every other i for Sale frock tractor in Good also dump Wagon. Condition. Services at Baptist Church Rev. M. C. of . Pa., will speak at the Bap is Church next sunday at a. M. Sunday school. 11 to evening service. Prayer meeting. Thursday evening. Tho backgrounds Are being adv 24tf Hewitt. And mrs. To. and son . Motored to Jamestown last sunday and Snen Day. Cup ant. All singing shorn bowing movie g Back to Smethport and j. Scott Walke Mer Well known re Sidon s of Smith the Smethport Jand has Tho con act for Daying for the fourth of Lull Celebration to he held at the county fair grounds and Aror falling tree causes damage a Force of men Are engaged in Ihlen Nung out Shade Trees on the court House Lawn. Last Friday morning when one of the Large Evergreen Trees near the m Corner was felled the direction was and the tree fell across the Telephone line causing considerable damage. The Cable was parted and the pole at the Corner of main and state streets snap Ped off at its base. Who have resided in Bradford have sold their Beautiful some years Home on Congress Street in that i y j and will move Hack to Smethport. Or. Walker who is an executive of getting ready for thai event. It la i planned to Render a series of concerts in the near fun ure. Tomato plants for Sale lust received a consignment of he enters ate window Glass Cornor sturdy Tomato plants. 20c per dozen. Loo will Snake Bis a monent head phone 179h1j. N Ellik Raymond. Ii Artosh in us Borough. Smethport. A. Girl scouts Home from Camp the furl scouts who have Beon at tending Tho summer Camp of that organization at Chaffa pa., returned Home tuesday. The. No ing was greatly enjoyed by Tho girls despite some bad weather. The Camp had an unusually Large atle Dinco this

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