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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 2, 1922, Smethport, Pennsylvania Dan crat the week into More in Mckean county than any other weekly newspaper Mckean the Democrat Caven the entire news Field of Mckean. It Aimi to be your paper. Volume 46. Democrat co publishers Smethport pa., thursday March 2, 1922. Termsl-42.00 per year. No. 9. Considered Likely outcome of present alterations probably enlarged a considerable Force of men is now engaged in the work of dismantling the Duchamp blowing machines at the big Smethport Plant Tho interstate win. Dow Glass corporation preparatory to making extensive alterations to that Biff Plant. It is understood that the tank will be enlarged for an increased nursing service. Trio Don Tonu has on numerous occasions emphasized the wonderful benefits to Smethport people of the local Community during service made Job number of new machines that a third by he memorial fund. Urging e. K. Kane to enter Congress race. Citizens of he 21st Congress ional District Are urging Ulishia k. Kane of Emhe Cion. To become i candidate for Congress on he Democrat ticket at the primaries next fall. Or. Kane is one of Pennsylvania s most distinguished citizens an aggressive Cham Pion of progressive principles of government and should lie see his Way Clear to Barken to the in port unities of his friends he would make a candidate who would cause the Republican pow ers Many sleepless nights. He possesses the qualifications to make a Perl less representative. Appreciate Community flattening oven will be constructed and Imide Imp oven Wui of constructed Ana the Community nurse. Miss Mary me that the cutting rooms will be increase Beon Len tiring in her aborted meaning that the entire factory innumerable Smethport Homes to greatly enlarged. These predict have to her tender Mills. Prove True the local factory would one of the largest in the country. Much material la on. The Way to this and indications Are that a Large Norco will be engaged soon in the work now Well under Way Trio interstate company which has an of agreement with the american win Dow Glass company whereby it is permitted to lease and the latter company s patented blowing appliances controls a machine which has been undergoing rigid tests in Oklahoma and which St is predicted will prove to be the greatest Glass making contrivance Ever perfected. 1 rations. We know that Smethport residents generally share the sentiment of the Democrat that the Community nursing service is of inestimable Bene fit to thy town a inbox of love for which we cannot repay. It is with deep satisfaction that we note that the members of Bucktail Post american at their last regular meeting took action to voice their gratitude for Thia Noble Community service. It is fitting that the boys who by their own services rendered have a sound appreciation of service in general should publicly voice their appreciation of the Community nurse. My Pill Busy session criminal court Hootch cases attache is stricken if Thea Type of machines Are installed on from the Post. W. A. Here it Tylly mean that Smethport is Tombro Woncik the Post a Utam has have one of the greatest window Glass the following letter to mrs. Eugenia factories in the country. Another Auto crash at dangerous Valley curve. Monday night three men in a new Maxwell touring car had narrow escapes from death or serious injuries at the dangerous Farmers Valley curve of the new Highway while end out from snit port to Bradford. _ Driver was unable to negotiate the the Sharp turn at the rate of Speed he was travelling. The car left the Road anal crashed into a tree in front of the Lon. Herzog1 residence. The engine was driven Back into the body of the be was reduced almost to a mass of Svreck age was towed to Bradford by a wreck ing Cleiv which came after the Accident victims. Ing you part. For this Fine action very truly yours w. A. Brownell adj. .qla8s bottle factory plans. During tie past week a careful sur vey has been made of the bottle factory situation and if the site of the old Ber Ney bold bottle factory on Nelson St can be secured at a reasonable figure with the material which can be salvaged from the wreckage of the fire there i. No doubt hut can be erected i within the Price originally Esti a. Merrill to whom the thanks of the Community Are due for the Community service and which voices we Are sure the sentiment of Resi Dent of Smethport Buckhall Post no. 13s, american legion Smethport pa., feb. 7, 1922. Mrs. Eugenia Merrill Smethport a. Dear mrs. Merrill the local Bucktail Post of the american legion in meet ing monday night instructed me As their adjutant to write you some appreciation of your great service in making possible it. F or Smethport miss already ministered 1c tin com Radesi we p feel themselves replying debt to you As the one responsible for Tho Aid she has been e to bring them Iri the time of their heed. Our Post feels that it is but echoing a Community wide sentiment of gratitude when it takes this Means of thank the february term of criminal court convened at the court House Synieth port monday afternoon judge j w. Bouton presiding. The session has been a Busy one. At the request of attorneys the trial of Joseph Terwilliger charged with stabbing Henry Alvord of Bradford while intoxicated resulting in the lat Ter s death later was continued until the june term. The grand jury completed its labors tuesday. The Case of g. A. Lee the coloured Parson formerly of Kane charged with arson in collection with the burning1 of his House in that town is on trial As the Democrat goes to press. Frank Stafford pleaded guilty to a charge of bootlegging yesterday. Bert Bell one of the Bradford Resi dents arrested by Ahe state police in their recent raids in that City pleaded guilty to violation of the Woner act. It is expected that judge Bouton will pose sequences this thursday morn ing. Charles Cookson jr., John son Alva Merritt and Edward Wells All Bradford youths pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle without the consent of Ilic owner. The four youths were arrested several weeks ago after a Joy Nde in a car owned by mrs. Mary Barry of a Olevie. The rid e t Erm Ina Ted in pursuing posse rounded up in the Woods near Eldred. English inventor is a trifle late. The current Issue of Tho path of Iuler Washington devotes con Sld Enible space to the in Vellon of in Kungli Siiman a Gar intent checking and Locking Tern which it will do away with Check room brigands. The Pathfinder evidently is not Waro of the fact that Iho Gar m e n t c i Eck i n g n n i Loch in g i d a was invented by an american j. C. Backus of Smethport u. S. A. Many years ago and that the Clover appliances have been inn u fact ure d at the Backus Novelty factory this Borough for years and have been sold All the 10 Tho remotest to Grons of India China Japan and new Jersey. On your Are preparing to leave Burma for Home. Local relatives of Eben court direct cd the District attorney to investigate a has Angle of the Case. Tho cases of Mary f. Cooney and Thomas car tier both of Bradford charged with violation of the act were continued to he june Terin. It is expected thru the cases of other Bradford residents arrested it the of the state troopers liquor raids in that cily will come up for trial at the present term. The crises of Bruno Saleno charged with carrying concealed weapons and George Clark arrested on an f. And h. Warrant were Nolle pressed. William Mclaughlin of Colegrove was chosen Foreman of the grand jury. In the monday afternoon s session one juvenile court Case came before judge Bouton that of Emily Pavlovic Eaid to be a dependent and neglected child. The girl s Home is near Ceres. The court placed her in the care of Sher continued on Page s. Col -1. New York times enumerates Good qualities editorially of interest locally Tho now York times rushes to the defense of the Pennsyl Vanzi. Black by or Urbus Ameri onus in u splendid editorial jul a recent Issue. The Edi torn a which is of great local intercut insists that the Bear s Good far offset his bad ones in addition to the spurt to furnishes sportsmen. The times t do Oriel flows Pennsylvania s bears. In on vanishing wild life or. William t. Hornaday says the Black Bear 5s an interesting citizen. To harm nobody nor anything to a wild flight from the boys being a number of including chief character witnesses Harry Solt of the Bradford police Force and first tenant Walter Duncan acting com Mander of company a appeared in behalf of the defendants. Because of the culprits youth and previous Good character judge Bouton placed them farm Bureau meeting. The Bureau s annual meeting will me held in Smethport tomorrow Friday March 3rd, at the court House. Talks will he Given by Hon. E. Jones congressman from this District on the subject of farm and by prof. A. A. Borland on the subject of the Dairy Industry of it. Allegany factory starts the port Ane Gany window Glass fac tory which was unable to Start inst thursday by poor Glass As mentioned elsewhere in today s paper started blowing operations sunday night. On probation years but Warne Al them a Ali it if to. By to fire brought into he would Ernp Ose evil Teliu i y according to the youths statements a Poison and Merritt took mrs. Barry s car from in front of the knights of Columbus club House and later picked up Johnson and Wells. The boys said they intended Only to take a Short ride in the car and then o re turn it. Leo acre of Eldred pleaded guilty to larceny of automobile tires and was placed on probation for two years. The judge let acre off with this sen because of the Young Man s sex when is a fiddle a violin 1 is fully explained the Bradford Star Becort says i Good sport he objects to being exp Rmina Ted and wherever in North Imerio. He is threatened with extinction he should at once be Given there Ore bears and oin s. It id possible to become attach d to the Black Bear in a wild state Arlly to the grizzly certainly not to Lio Burly Brown Bear Alaska lie grizzly is not so Black is to but has Een painted. In Tho California ser As John Muir hunted him with a notebook. And never Felt Tho aching void f not having a Rifle and n Cartridge Jelt. The alaskan Brown boar is not a Coward of lie role miners ear him settlers who have Stock com Inin of his depredations. But much of sure Promise of Spring. A Largo flock of wild. Geese northward bound from their win Ter migration passed Over Smethport last Friday night. A array member of Tho flock lost its companions id alighted Back of Tho residence of undo Burdock on Center Street where its Wield Calls disturbed the slumbers of Tho household during the night. Lyle Drake informs Tho Denv Socrat that while on the Hill North of town saturday he saw sixteen Robins in unusual number ton this time of the year. The town band. The Smethport juvenile band la Mak ing splendid Progress under struck Lon of is 11. South Wick and at the Pace Tho boys Aro Progress info in their diligent weekly rehearsals it will not to Long before Trio organization will be heard in Public. New members Ore welcomed at any time and there la no reason Why a membership of forty of fifty should not to secured. In a few month s Elmo it is expected that Thea auxiliary organization will furnish a Smethport lot of material for Tho band. The Smethport band by Tho Way in progressing splendidly and working out plans for a. Schedule of open air con Corta again next summer. These regularly advertised concerts were the Means of bringing hundreds visitors from surrounding towns into scale to port on concert nights greatly Elm plating local Trade last summer. The town band has passed Tho play thing is a practical business building civic institution. Tho Mem Bers of the local organization Are All Al tally interested in smell report s development and Aro giving their time and services with the Solo Ulm of boosting the town where All Mieir interests Aro entered. Haven t they Trio right to. He talk of Tho Brown Bear s Homo Leal expect the cooperation of every Clu mania can be traced to Pelt Hunters. Zen mated. Kay Abbey i Cal contract c Tor is making a Complete estate of for can h h. Thirty eight bottle blowers who agree to each take Worth Stock in accompanied the proposed concern paying for Hoto same from their wages and ultimately paying Back the Money advanced by j. In. Local business men to finance the v Cern has received a letter from w. J. Johnson who is now located in Ohio stating that to is interested in the new concern and would cast his lot with the project. Air. Johnson endorses or. , 10 is Fin cent War record. He served Over contract in the of far Sens for 14 months in the machine gun jigs company of the 112th regiment. Aero told the court that he was in and Ter the influence of liquor when he took the tires. Judge Bouton questioned Hime to the source of the liquor and the defendant gave the names of two Eldred residents. The the definition in. The Warren paper of a fiddle is not Correct. Wait it minute. When Ole Bull took a fiddle out of a paper sack with one piece of catgut tied at both ends and propped up with a stick in the Middle and Drew a horse s Tail across it then it became a Beautiful violin and the Birds came looking for Little Ole who was hid Den Between the rocks and the lovers were charmed As they wandered on the Vine Clad Hills of Norway. But when an interpreter of Horn s still the Crown Bear is a Tough Cus Tomer a dour fighter. Does not or. Ilo Naday say that a Bear Hunt on the Alaska Peninsula admiralty or Mon Tague islands is an event a life. One has to look out for one s own skin. Yet the Deanii of wild Ani Mal guardians who has hunted tigers in the Jungles of Indin thinks that both the grizzly and the Brown Bear of Alaska should be protected by a closed season. In the Pacific slope states Tho grizzly is Seldom encountered now. Ten states to d thai the Black Bear is Alabama , mis a Meiji pit Soji the Carolina Washington and Wisconsin All of which treat him As a game Ani Mal to be protected by a closed sea Eon. Tho longest open season is in Washington eight months the Short est in Pennsylvania six weeks. In Pennsylvania where the Black Bear receives the greatest consideration about 600 of his tribe were Kil de or trapped continued on Page 8, col. 1. A Maccan county Crawford s Short order factory and in death of Edward s. Ennis. Edward s. Ennis. In aged resident of five mile died at his Home on Mon Day evening feb. 20 from illness at his communication gives the opinion ten Dent with old age. Or. Ennis was there is not a reason in the world Why Enra of is Nur Vivert by two it should t succeed. Or. Johnson who daughters. Mrs. Joe Aynor of Cler waa the manager of the local Kerney Mont. Mrs. Blanch Fisher of Smethport on son f. D w Artl Bond bottle factory for Many years is Ono of the Best known Man fac. Mom. The funeral was tur ers in the country and if becomes Pic i c Church identified with the proposed local Plant Arthur fire son of the it Ivy Cess to guarantee the sue of the undertaking. New construction company. A co partnership has been formed be tween Ward Guncheon of Smethport and m. K of new York for the purpose of embarking in the generl Al construction business on a Large scale. Or. Aldrich who was superintendent for the Warren Moore construction co. On Tho Smethport to Kew City Road Job completed last october making a splendid record and who the summer of 1920 broke All Highway construction records in the state on a Job in brie county has spent his entire life in the construction business and in without a peer in his profession. Or. Guncheon is an energetic successful business Man ant3 the new combination is bound to be a Winner. Messers. Aldrich and Guncheon a Church officiating1. of Cler held pm thu Ort m. Interment was and reels took a Studi s violin out of a silk lined Case Drew a Bow made by Tourt and Strung with Apollo s Golden hair tint Beautiful instrument was transformed into a Basswood fiddle and Tho humped up their in cup and made faces at the fiddler. E. E. E. In Rose Hill Wernett by. Weeks old a n Gate r of or. And a w rence Duke of new cast be. Infant daughter dead word been received in Smethport of the death of Marion Jean the five m is which occurred thursday. Feb. 16. Or. Is a son or or. And mrs. B. A. Drake of West main Street mrs. Drake went to new cattle Fri Day whore she attended the funeral which was held saturday. Russell Abbey injured Lueseil Abbey of Center met with a painful injury at the Green feed Mill where he in employed last Fri Day afternoon. While engaged in lifting a 350 la roller into place the second Finger of his hand was caught under the heavy object with the result that the member was badly Ujj i Vaju j in Jit bidding on a number of Highway jobs i crushed being nearly severed near the in this state and arc preparing to enter other Fields of construction work aside from Tho Highway line on an extensive scale. Received fractured Arm. John Summersgill janitor of the Neil. Or. Chadwick attended Hia in jury. Smethport High budding received a bad fall on tic floor of the lyceum last Friday nigh during High school basketball practice fracturing both Bones of his left Arm above the or. Clad will reduced Tho frae Turc. Or. Summer Gill will to Laid Vav up for some time a i result of this sprained ankle. Mrs. W. C. Daly has been confined to her Home on Mechanic so the Artst week tic Resh of a badly sprained ankle received in a fall on in Ify Side walk near Lier Home last wednesday. Mirrors mirrors re silvered and new ones Merlc in frames. N. C. Crawford0. The High school club plan much interest is being evinced in the High school week Over the proposed Hoys club immediate notion upon which was accelerated by the closing of the town s Pool rooms and Bowling Alley to youths under 18. The club which was proposed by professor Bright and ass t. Prof Calls for a set of rooms to to used As a place of congregation for the High school boys under strict supervision. There will be a rending room place for games banquet Hall and gymnasium for wrestling and Box ing. The upper floor of the Backus building opposite the court House was suggested As a suitable location and the committee appointed to see about a Tui Rint them reported that the rent would to per month water free and Alyo that would be made on the rooms if they we re Satis factory. All utans Are is yet purely tentative but ii is hoped to begin a Campaign next week to finance the club. At a preliminary meeting professor Bright was elected to serve As treasurer and1 two committees were appointed a membership committee consisting1 of Robert Hamilton and la land Halpenny and a publicity committee Cramer Albert Johnson John and Kenton Abbey. The membership committee reports that boys have already signed to not More than for a year s membership. To is planned to have .1 supporting me jibe ship of the townspeople with at contributions of All denominations be gratefully received by the treasurer prof. Bright the publicity committee interviewed the ministers of the town Friday and were assured of their Hearty support. H is planned to solicit the Aid of the canopus club w. C. T. U., d. A. A. Travellers club and other organizations that the Campaign May be carried 30 a successful termination. A series of a minute talks Are being Given by some of the upperclassmen boys at the Star theater this week on the benefits of a High school boys club. The rooms will be conducted on a strict Semi a. M. C. A and no objectionable features will be permitted. The boys Are very enthusiastic Over the proposed club and realize that they can get the needed support Only by agreeing to a rip rid set of rules. If you Are interested in the Fate of the citizens of tomorrow fill out the following Blank and mall to professor Stanley Bright at the earliest a kissable moment. Date. Prof. Stanley Bright treas. H. S. Boys club. Enclosed find five dollars 15.00 signed for a membership. Injury. The Democrat Kix months 1 also wish to con Rizuto to the club. Signed. Clip Ono or hotly of Tho above coupons and mail today. Health crusade in schools. A a result of the sole of anti tub Ergui oils Bonds and seals at the holi Day time Tho civic committee of Tho travellers climb has nearly five Hundred dollars to be spent on health measures in our Emu Unity. Last thursday evening at the club House there was ,1 meeting of the civic committee the child welfare committee and the Tea hers of the Borough schoo s to discuss in Tho Middle West where bands Lecome a permanent and invaluable institution substantially endowed by the civic governments it has been Demon Stra cd that the nights have really become regional Trado nights where hundreds oven thousands of visitors crowd the town business houses spending hundreds of dollars. Tho East la gradually becoming Educa Ted to Tho advantages of the town band asset. This summer in addition to the Reg ular local schedule o exc Luigo concerts Between the bands of. Smoth Eldred port Allegany it jew and Xis Sliby by a monster. A Siisi band of the. Musicians of ail the bands of the circuit Aro ii oing planned. Liose plans far advanced As yet but the prospects Aro Bright for Tho arrangement being perfected before the summer is far advanced. Sme Liport residents can thank John Hull for the musical organization it now possesses. It is due to the untiring efforts of this Public Spiri Ted citizen Olio has contributed his Timo and Menns beyond computation to keep the band spirit alive. As Man Ager of the Smith porn band to has gone to the extreme of going after musicians with an automobile to bring them out to band rehearsals. With this kind of incentive the local band organization cannot fail to Progress. In. Addition to managing the Smethport band Hull started the juvenile Bane movement and is giving tile organization his constant attention. The following extract from Lino and Means. Miss Josephine Cramer of the sin to College Extension in expert Onier Ticle on the rid red band by editor nutrition work. in excellent o. Jalc poll a prominent Bondsman comprehensive talk outlining the plan Jln h a Eltred Eagle applies splendid f Nurt nifty Sirrine school to Sjoni Throin and is appended hero Dren. The value of furnishing milk to know How to play a musical in the children of the first three grades str ment in a band can be Learned ind to All the under nourished child i a Shor me and such knowledge Ren of the upper grades. She sometime prove of cons Depablo Pha sized the fact that improved to any Young Man. Many Large la grads to a better and happier Noti i Industrial concerns now maintain tude toward school and to lieder among their workmen and the on the part of the children. Ability to play is often a big asset Mips Mary Mccabe gave a report of procuring and holding a Good Job. Meeting held in Bradford on feb by t it is press Lnu on the com Isth arid expressed herself As i me cml Side of Tho matter but the very willing and an Lou to cooperate i actual pleasure of playing and by in the work undertaken by the club. Doing that bring out the beauties of the Scales for weighing and Mensur music As a part of a Large unit in the children have already been Sec j should attract Young men who like ured and the work will be begun As the necessary record cards arrive. The reports received from the state of lowing the medical examination by or. W. A. Ostrander were tabulated of the 415 pupils of the Borough schools 162 were reported to the teach ers for follow up work As follows number with Teeth needing attention 132. Number with tonsils needing Atten Tion 16. Number with ears needing Atten Tion 31. Number with eyes needing attention 21. Number with noses needing Atten Tion 3. A Uff Cong from malnutrition 1. It costs something to procure an instrument but it Good one will last a lifetime and afford an endless amount of pleasure and instruction to Tho owner in the benefits and associations derived. No better Opportunity to join the band will offer than at present and with the number now Attivo a Largo membership should be built up. Parents get your boy interested. Often boys of 12 years and even younger develop wonderful musical abilities. The Eldred band has turn. De out musicians who have and Are holding responsible positions and owe much of their Success 4o the Start made in the Home town band. Instruction in Tho local band Coats Itha individual nothing and the sex Over. Help to build the band up to a Large in a number of cases a child was Pense of procuring in instrument re reported As suffering from several presents Tho entire Cost. Think it causes. In Oach cafe a report has been sent to the parents or guardian and in Many instances medical Atten Tion has already been Given the child. It is the desire of the club through its committees to cooperate in this follow up work in every Way in order that Tho children May to in Tho Best possible condition. To this end All of the peo ple in the com Unity Are asked to co Ornite in Voi a Way. Mips Cramer cup Haslid the fart that it if not Mill Orient for the Parent to a safeguard Tho health of his lie j a tit of nil Ilij children with whom his child is to by Bryan in Bradford. Former Secretary of state William Jennings Bryan will speak at the Brad Ford theater Friday evening March 10, under the direction of the Bradford teachers association. Tho in Ido will give a wednesday March 8, in the i. O. Is 51.10 adult the Democrat six months

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