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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 3, 1927, Smethport, PennsylvaniaVolume 52. 1 Uhlis Hng oo., inc. 11ussi3l.i, , Smethport pa., thursday March 3, 1927. Terms--.j2.00 per yeah. No. G e.a.studholmead1rectorof Roosevelt association meeting Smethport became an Active Factor in Tho splendid work of exploiting the Northern tier of Pennsylvania counties being undertaken by the recency organized to Sevelt Highway ton at a Jan Long of the directors of that live organization held at the Penn Wells l.olc-1 in Wells Obj last Friday not Creon. Smoth part was represented at the meeting by d delegation composed of Orange Bank president e. A. Studholme. Postmaster e. W. Workley. Ii. J. Rice and Russell other dec nations were present from Kane Warren and Corry. At Friday s meeting which was pre sided Over by president Dusenberry this town which had previously been without representation in the Roose velt Highway organization was welcomed to Active participation and e. A. Studholme was elected to membership on the Board of directors. Plans were adopted for materially increasing membership in the association in All towns along the route of the Highway across Northern Pennsyl Vania. A comprehensive program of Adver Tising the route of the Roosevelt High Way in leading City newspapers and of printing and distributing descriptive pamphlets profusely illustrated with views taken Aloner the great Scenic route to interest tourists is being conducted by the organization the Roosevelt Trail traverses Tho Width of Pennsylvania from role to port Jar vis n. Y., touching nearly All a Putty. . Northern tier of countie3v-v it is. Hoped to Havo till Ith e towns traversed by the great travel artery represented in the association which was organized for the express purpose of advertising the great High Way which materially reduces the paved Highway distance Letwen Nev York and Chicago and which leads directly from Tho West to Point Jarvis the Gateway to new England on National scale and in so boosting the Highway promote the interests of the cities and towns it traverses. Some of Tho most Beautiful scenery in the entire East is found along the Roosevelt route and experts figure that Over Sofio automobiles will Dally pass Over the paved Roadway which is now completed but for a few minor gaps. It is planned to hold a meeting Oil refinery May locate there Are prospects far from re Mote of a new Oil Refl nory being nil in Smethport by Warren parties. While negotiations have not even reached a preliminary it can Stated that the interested parties hav been in town lately and inspected Sev eral factory Sites particularly the Siti of the former Berney Bond bottle fac Toi a on Nelson Street and were considerably impressed. The advantages this town possesses for the Loca Tion of an Oil refinery As regards suit Able factory site securing of Force and Low Railroad shipping rates much interest has Boen aroused Loc Fly in the possibility of a splendid new Industry being located Here and Hopes re High that the investigation of this owns advantages As a location for a will favourably impress the Mes who Are contemplating erecting such a Plant. Slated High Well worker took forty foot drop from Derrick Dan Hakr need 53, seriously a juiced last week when to fell u us Ance of 46 a text from a single pole Orrick used for drilling a Well. Tito Accident happened on the by lease at Turtle plat. Or. Dakar at on Tho Derrick in a swing alien something caused Tho rigging to lip and to waa precipitated to the ground. Tho injured Man was Roshod to his Home in Stickles hollow near East sino Liport by we. Owens contractor or. W. A. Ostyn Tidei despite evasive denials report is current that judge e. H Gary head of u. S. Sled plans to Rosire in april and that former governor Nathan Miller of new York above is to take Liis place at a Var s. H. S. Tim i Tho Well. Was summoned. Taker s left ankle were Lorn Loose and to ligaments in or. Lis left otherwise badly wrenched. Other injuries sustained by the unfortunate Man Tho car to Loniro boing torn Loose Frenn his ribs one Eyo Hurt and spine injured. Or. Owens body bruised and wrenched from tile terrific Jolt he received Lien lie struck the ground. Tho patient is reported to be resting As comfortably As can be expected in View of his terrifying experience. Or. Baker s Accident is Tho third of a series of similar in Tho local Oil Fields in All of which miraculous escapes have been recorded. Fall ing from derricks is becoming common even if not popular occur february term of criminal court was Brief the term 6t Mccleon county agent p. Grossman honoured Farewell dinner i former Mckean county Ait in Ulinici agent p. S. Grossman was Given in impressive demonstration of the Hijra i esteem in which he is hold throughout this county at a Farewell dinner gluon in his Honor at the methodist Risco Isz mrs. Smith Misier Coryville miss Anna Mccavey Point prof. Hoskell of stale Collece attorney Guy Mayo for the sino Liport canopus club and i of. Stanley Bright for tie B. Etui cd. For 192? Start Kathleen rehearsals rehearsals for Kathleen the de Lieut us musical comedy to be presented by a Large Home Talent cast at Tho a lyceum thursday and Friday March 17th and 18th, for the Benefit of Buck tall Post american started monday evening and Are now pro Gressing Rias Bainard a talented director employed by the John Roger a pro. Ohio which. Is directing and Stag Rig the big local production furnishing costumes and scenery arrived in Smol port monday and is conducting rehearsals. A Large will appear in tuneful Kathleen and the musical score will be interpreted by a Large orchestra proceeds will be for the Benefit of the lesion lyceum fund. meeting postponed owing to a Lack of quorum the an Nual meeting of Tho Mckean county fair Assn. To have been held mond will be postponed until a future Date which will be announced later. Tane Oua As every local business interest of the organization in Early future Date. It is particularly desired that Smith port set a record for one Hundred per of is bound to Benev from the work Scranton at organization which is working the sound principle of All towns of the route uniting to boat the welfare of the whole. Cent membership in this association membership fees of the organization to Aid in the movement to boost the Are graded As garages Roosevelt Trail or Titch Means so commercial individual to this town. Of. J. Rice has consented to assume the task of soliciting local member ships in the As Sor Patlon and will Call any person hesitant to join this splendid movement has Only to journey from Smethport to Wells orc by Auto Mobile and fest eyes on the on All interested persons in the next j grandeur of the route to become an in Fow Days. Response should be Spon thus instil Roosevelt Highway Booster Ross will build new Simpson Highway Fred d. Ross Bradford con t met or who was recently awarded Tho con tract for constructing the new paved Highway Between Detolla and Simpson in the nearby Oil fiejd.1 on his bid of and who experienced considerable do Mculty in meeting the Bond requirements which for a time threat ened to delay Start of building opern has secured the necessary Bond and last Friday it was approved by Tho county commissioners. Or. Ross will build the Road. This is a Happy outcome of the mat Ter As Iii. Ross a splendid Road builder. Hod moved much equipment to the scene of next summer s construction operations and is prepared to gain an in the work As soon As weather permits this Spring. Fred forness Glenn contractor who built the state line Portville he Gluvna last summer will he associated with or in the Simpson Road with two expert Road builders and their organizations United on this Job the Simpson Road should be completed in record breaking time. Tho new Road will to 3.s Miles in length and will be constructed of Stan Dard Cement. 16 feet in Width. The Cost will be borne jointly by the my Kean county and the town ships of Keating and Bradford. Present provisions of Tho state High Way deportment Call for the Road be ing extended from Simpson to Ontis by and from the latter place to Smith port it an Early Date. In connection with the Happy Solu Tion of the band Tiff Lully which Fuce-1 or. Ross the Democrat in telling of the situation last week stated pm authority supposedly reliable that the amount of the Bond had been increased. One who know the True facts of the situation informs the writer that no increase wus made in the Amoun of the Bond required of or. Ross. Football and track go tests with Buffalo school this week the schedules of the Smethport High school track and foot Ball teams Are made Public for the seasons of 1927. Both schedules pres ent some hard games which should Rolde wonderful sport for local fans one Buffalo High school team and possibly two. Will compete with sme Aji port in track and held events. The has bar . Already sighed tip5-" is whitish , Hera last year Smethport administered a terrible bearing to Masten in track at the local flair ground and they Are sure to come Here this year with a great Deal More res pee for the prowess of this Little town s student athletes. I or. A. U Verm Ore of the s. H. Coaching staff informs the Demorn that Tho football is expected to be the hardest in Tho history the school. The coaches however with an Eye to the future have been runs Lanny striving to develop material every year for some it me barring unforeseen circumstance the 1927 football squad should pit one of the heaviest Forward Walls and fastest Backfield in it is essential that u should in View of the teams that Are to be played which Are Kane Masten Park of Buffalo and possibly Grove City. Following arc the schedules for the track and football teams 1927 track schedule april Jewett at Smethport May at Smethport. May pork of Buffalo Smethport. May 20--Clarion at Clarion. May prop it Buffalo 1927 football schedule sept. At Sam Sporl. . At knee. Oct. Park at Buffalo. Oct. Oct. At Smethport. Oct. Of. Smethport. Nov. Boll in. Nov. Olty at Smethport. Nov. At Smith port. Church Hall tuesday evening at o clock on the eve of his departure Tor Liis new farm Home near Gerard a. Or. Grossman recently resigned his position As local agent to give his in ire attention to developing a Arm which he purchased some time go. He and his splendid family expect to leave Smethport for ii Ard on March 9th. Covers were Laid for 139 at the Din Ner the delicious menu being served by the methodist ladies Aid in addition to a Lane number of or Rosaman a follow townsmen Ery Mckean county Community represented to deserved tribute to the Man who has capably served As county agent Sinco the position win created Wilh the organization 6c the Grange Bank president e. A studholme presided As Toos taste and toasts were responded to by the following who lauded or. Crags an efforts for the betterment of agriculture in Mckean county w. S. Fuller Minard run ii. Hilton port Alle h. J. Due to whose efforts Tho acct Soful testimonial was Orra Secl a Graceful speech during e presented or. Grossman Wiah a eau Alful floor lamp the gift of my county Poi Onu Grange an Over Tufi eco Reading chair the Grutt of the Punty subordinate Grangras and a size Blo Check also Given by the Granges when or. Grossman visibly a Teot de arose to respond the assemblage Sang for he s a Jolly Good fellow n his Farewell address Mir. Crass Nan voiced the deep regret with which he and mrs. Grossman were idea vans me explain of being Kean county and Smethport the Strain of the duties a Public servant subject All time to instant Call had made it in Pera Lye Lor him to retire to enjoy the satisfaction of Home life sent Man county criminal court which convened at the court House this Borough Mon Day with judge a. S. Heck of Potter county presiding in the absence judge j. A. Bouton set a record for Brevity in the nil Tho business of the session was practically completed in one Day. For Trio first time in the history of Tho county Petit jurors were discharged monday afternoon before the grand jury finished its deliberations l. O. Tana or of Smethport charged with forgery was sentenced to not Leaa than one year nor More than two years in the county jail. To was also Nert and costs and ordered by Rio ii try to make Complete restitution for c checks forced which totalled Anner was employed at the Plant of Dreiser manufacturing company Bradford where to was charged i i padding the. Roll. He pleaded Tihy. L. W. Osborne of Sawyer City tinged with driving a car while in of located was ordered spent 80 ays in the county jail fined and to the Coats. Noel hoop Agod 18 Yeara Lafay Ette charged with falling to Stop his to Tomolilo and Render assistance. . Zofe of Ija Fayette whom to hit was into cod to spend 30 Days in jail and x pm and the Coats. Tho Man hoop struck died from his in juries. Charles it. Jewett Hin syn path Zed. During the evening mrs i. Crouise of Minard run Grange rendered a piano Solo. The delightful event closed with the singing of Aull syne by to assemblage. Added mails on Kush Equa restore Good service Here the Kush Equa Railroad is now carry ing mail on All runs to and from Smethport to counteract the serious of feet of the recent Pennsylvania rail Road change of schedule. The mail out of Smethport in the a now carried by the Kush Equa at connecting with the b., r a p. For All Points North and South. Mai a also Bains received at 12m5 Over the Kush Equa in to the other rung which have been for Tomc time Post. This is solution to the a vital service in linking Smith to with the Mon Lino of the a. P at Backus. The following is the Complete look mall Che tile a. M., Kush. Ry., Loca and Western a. M., p. R r. General 10-30 a. M., p. Crosby Colegrove botel a a. M., Icausi by. Pittsburgh South and West Kuah. Ry., general Buffalo and wast 12 3d p. P. H. N., general i a. Kiihr. General p. R liquor Law violator pleaded guilty and was sentenced to eight the Case of Harry Ford charged a Ruth assault to kill postponed. Cussing is with having shot and slightly his wife several weeks ago a she was about to keep a Date with an of bar Man according to his Etory Lold continued on Page col. 4 n. M., p. R., Cler May move refinery offices an unofficial report has it Tyml Tho Oft Ces of the Mckean county refining Aro soon to to moved from Brad Ford where they have Boon located for several years past to i tanners Valley where the Largo refinery in located which will mean the erection of an of Lico building at the nearby own. The Large now lubricating of Monu a Turing department of the refinery Eroc cd during year a prac Mically and is in successful of Erntson additions being made to working Force steadily. The Plant which is a great help to Smethport due of its close proximity to this town. Id one of the finest in the. Country. Small fire at Wright House a roof Ore starting from Chimney Sparks called the fire department to the Wright House hotel at o clock this morning. Tho fire trucks made a remarkably fast run to Tho scene and the Blazo quickly extinguished with chemicals. Damage was Sells it. 9-year-old lad Breaks leg Frank , the nine year old Sor of or. And mrs. John of Cory Ville fell on the ice near his Homo tuesday and fractured is left leg Bolow the knee. He was removed to the clinic in Oloan for x Ray and medical treatment. Crippled by the. Pensh Xnola. Rel lond advancing the time of its j passenger to Ain from p. To p. And at the Lime will the Kush qua Raj Road whirl Kiziah. General a. P. K. A. r m., Kun Hequn. Jrsn Cal p. M., loish., go Izral kihh., general p. M., p. Ii., general. Miss Hogarth member of episcopal actors Council at Tho annual election of officers of Tho episcopal actors Guild of America held in new York Roe Only George a less was elected president and bus top William t. Mana info honorary . Among prominent stage rears elected members of the Guild Council were Man Frank Gilmore Percy Haa Woll Ijo Ona Hogarth Mocelyn Arbuckle Reg n Aid Barlow Jane cowl Ann Harding. Percy Helton. Grace Ina Wold Ubert Philllips Pink Allen. Jane to. Frederick pens Van Kloeck. John Kmer son. Kato Ogelby and Joseph Ttoe myth is a former Smethport Al re a daughter of or. And mrs. L. 1c. Hogarth of King Street who hns attained Bradford. Munroh 2. Mrs. Oliver Unuer of Alken. Pa., and Charles my Kenvin of shot Henrt were United in Marr Lopre yesterday morning at o clock in St. Bernard s Church by Kov. Chi Lea Ward. Or. And mrs. Peter f Mccoy of Clarence Street were the . After the ceremony n Brit ikast was served at Tho option . Covers were Laid for eight or. And mrs. Mckeeman Are spending their honeymoon at Points in not York state. They will reside at Alker where or. Mckeeman is engaged in the Oil Democrat United we Many friends in extending Bost Wlsh t or. And mrs. Mckiernon. Telephone co. Acquires local systems the Rell Telephone co. On tuesday Over the local systems of the Home Telephone co. In port Allegany cooked food Sale Reemt senior Olason Tylich a Arlen s tailor saturday not croon try Democrat Job . A Fol. Farnham wrec1 victim we. Or. Farnham dealer in agricultural Lime who to Buffalo Friday to spend Tho week end Fig ured in a serious automobile Accident saturday evening and is now confined to a Rochester Hospital. Or. Farnham afro during the years has made Smethport his Headquarters has maintained his residence in. Buffalo and is now York presi Dent of the Gideons the organization of Christian travelling men waa Enro Ute to Rochester to address1 a Gideons meeting in company with h. A. Hun month formerly of the Hammond pros of Buffalo and International president of the Gideon movement. At Churchville. N y., or. Ham mond s automobile plunged into a Doop dutch and was wrecked. Both occupants amp badly injured. The Accident Vic ims were rushed to a Hospital in Rochester where it was found that or. Farnham had suffered a fracture of the right Leaf. While the patient resting As comfortably As Kane and Warren. That local systems lean be expected at this writing it win Are Heling consolidated with it Elleba same time before he can return to company s Seri Ico in those Towie

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