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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 8, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania County s gu13atkst weekly new Siai Ell the for the Iton Derx but one of i Iuit Mckean Democrat the in Root rut your into More in Smethie Jorj and Rural or Kenn county than rent lied by Niy Olfier our Ute or rely. It volume 47. U13moc1iat Smethport pa., thursday March 8, 1923. Per yeah. No. 10 Riley Housler fell into flooded Brook at Irons h Irons Cou Rachus act Riley Housler aged about 60 years victim of a Peculiar drowning Accident at the farm of de. Irons on the Orma Byroad just West of Smith port about super time last saturday build not by a dam site May burst a flood disaster was narrowly aver Ted in Sec import sunday. During tie High water the Little Dike at the foot of Union Street which has been slowly tiny for a number of years was washed away destroying u source of water Supply used in pc meth port for fire Protection in the Bue. Section and causing the Council to Lake prompt action to install a pump at that Point. Tho splash of the big dam at Herzog s Mill was then removed to relieve the pressure against it and the ice and water of the Mill Pond flowed Over the lowlands. A huge ice Floe on the Crest of the sudden flood crashed into one of Smethport e fast disappearing old land the rear of evening. Housler who had been employed at the Irons farm for about a year past had been at the barn doing the evening chores and was on his Way Back to tha Willow Street residence and Over. The Structure was in tenanted fortunately the occupant having just emerged when the Impact occurred but it was necessary for the late ten House when in crossing a log Over Alnut to duplicate the feat of Eliza crossing the ice on the raging Ohio to reach dry land and safety. The old landmark has been placed Back on its foundations once More. Branch of Blacksmith Brook swollen to flood stage which traverses the Irons farm he either became dizzy or slipped with the result that he fell in to the Swift current. The Accident was witnessed by har old Irons who was proceeding along the Road on horseback. He hastily Dis mounted and ran to the scene and with great difficulty and at the risk of his own life succeeded in pulling Housler to Shore about forty feet downstream. Here Friday resulted in definite county Highway program the Brook ordinarily Stream was fully five with a flood current. A Little shallow feet in depth Young Irons is Workman fell Twenty feet with big tank Jack Wilson employed at tile East Smethport formaldehyde Plant had a terrifying experience tuesday he delegation to visit Capitol about thirty loading Good roads and x Scales representing All the cities and towns in Mckean county assembled at the court House. Smethport last Fri Day afternoon at o clock for the purpose of uniting upon a definite building program for the remaining stretches of unimproved Highway and proximately 20 Miles in All of the my Kean county primary system. As a result of Tho meeting a delegation consisting of a from every town in the county will visit Ila Risburg. Probably next tues Day for the purpose of the state Highway department to wind up Highway construction work in this county at once. Assemblyman Max Well Moore was entrusted with the matter of arranging for interviews with governor Pinchot Atid Highway was assisting in raising a Large tank commissioner Wright for the Mckean to the second Story of the factory building when the hoisting rigging any and the tank fell to the ground and Wilson who standing on i delegation. There appears to be a Strong senti ment that the suite in View of the fact that there is but top of the tank dropped Twenty feet Smail remaining mileage j , striking a projecting pipe before hitting the ground. Also he compare t ively to wind up the state s building program in this county be included to Rush the to rendered unconscious and Cal so 3lcm completion and obviate to the Shoonmaker residence where the work straggling along for an inde he boards and or. Robert Ham. Lion j attended him. U was found that his final keeping our import " Eways closed for several years. Injuries were confined to cuts and in the event Lac state Roos in san bruises one hip being sprained. He flt to wind its work in the s county was Able to be out again wednesday. La waa Friday that what sky Pilot is brought to county Home Kane Republican Friday confine a ment in evidently became irksome to w. B. Lire War sky Pilot j of the who has been in the Kane for the past two j weeks on account of a broken Arm which he sustained in a fall on a icy sidewalk on the West Side As he eluded he attendants there at an Early hour j Kane Gold Star Mother who this morning and thinly Clad wandered away from the inn Tut on. His absence was quickly a Olert and police Man Carl Swanson took up the Trail and found the injured in the Vicinity of the Kane factory of the in of state Glass _ company. Or. Brewer accompanied the policeman Back to the Hospital. Tho aged sky Pilot used to life in the out of doors Wor Ries greatly at his confinement and a believed to have become slightly mentally unbalanced. This morning the aged preacher who has Laboured Many years for the spiritual uplift of his Fellowmen. Who has plodded d Over Mountain trails in Snow rain and summer heat to carry the message of the gospel to the Lum Ber jacks who hns followed the teach Ings of the Saviour Ullh simple Stead fastness was taken to Tho county Home at Smethport probably to the last months of a useful life. Enil had eight sons in world War the major k. Mayo a son in Law Kune Republican. Friday. Mrs. M. J. Daly of Kane whose remarkable distinction of having had seven sons and a son in Luw in the service of the United slates during the world War la Well known throughout the state recently received a complimentary let Ter from Warren g. Harding president of the United slates complimenting her on the remarkable record letter is As follows the february 23, 1923. Veterans have two plans for securing Home the meeting of Buckhall Post legion hold Moi Lay evening devoted principally to discussion of plans for securing a Post building which Are bound to assume tangible Ali ape by summer. Two plans Wero discussed. One. Hie project of cooperating with the Community at Large to erect a build ing to be devoted to general Community purposes containing club rooms and gymnasium on the ground floor the second floor to to used strictly or legion purposes. The other plan More favored is to Pur Chapo the old cottage hotel prop erty on Fulton Street now occupied by Tho Moose Lodge and remodel the same into u suitable club House and meeting room for Tho veterans. M. W. Heinlein owner of Tho building Haa made Tho veterans a Moat generous Uffer. To enable them to Purchase Tho property. Building committee of which or. A. R. Livermore is chairman was continued and is expected to a recommendation in Tho building matter soon receive f following monday night s meeting Nia Tiou about the remarkable record it is obvious that the Kane Hospital of your family in the world War. The is not on institution of detention and senator tells me that not less than therefore not the place for a Man who seven of your sons saw service to has the wanderlust in his blood with it is also True that the aged will receive Good care at the co the White Washington. My dear . Daly i was much pleased to through senator heed of Pennsylvan a were feature of in some _ extremely interesting inform Tho menu being a plump pig fattened in the Collar which was donated and served by commander w. A. Osl Mecler. The pig contained a most palatable dressing of a formula secret to All save the doctor which is known As Supply soldiers soothing singing syrup. Or. Ostrander a Man if i have known personally unto single family with such a one son in Law. I doubt of any record. To be highly commended on the Brav Ery he exhibited. Assisted by Irons who also Hur ried to the scene Housler was carried to the House and or. Robert Hamilton was summoned. The physician found that the had swallowed much water and was suffering b Adly from Shock. He Laboured for an hour Resus coating the victim who finally rallied and or. Hamilton departed thinking that to would All right. Soon after Husler suffered a relapse and death payment j but wet n Kroup of Highway con j sisting of Tho Kasson to it. Jewett and the Farmers Valley to Larabee stretches an another group consisting of the stretch Between port Allegany and Lar Anee. Thus it is planned to construct both groups simultaneously which will mean the entire county primary Road system being closed during the pro Gress of building operations. The Endeavor of which i Home but is it fitting that Nufler such i though it is ii Ite possible there were claim to being classed us a truly clan a career a Man should end his Days i such. It certainly is a showing chef was attested by the culinary which any Mother might Well be proud skill he displayed monday night in there the Republican leaves Tho question and one calculated to inspire every to the sky pilots Many friends Patriot up throughout this part of the state. C sentiment. 1 writing j this note to express my Cong Alula Lions and my very Good wishes to you c. O. Taylor superintendent of also to ask that you will Coin county Home n conversation with the Mun late to your sons and son la Law Democrat monday expressed the fact that 1 have known and been Ion that the aged sky pilots mind hns failed completely. In this event killing preparing und serv ing the Young porker. He is Boas soup Straim. Wilson is a resident of Keystone and Ever of construction can be he where he will receive had come to Smethport to accept pm i wide divided on a 50-50 basis ensued in a. Short time. The Man addition to being advanced in years j was subject to epileptic fits and his i frail constr Luton was Ino Apa ble of withstanding the Shock he ensured. Coroner Heflen of Bradford was notified but did not deem an inquest Nec Essary and instructed c. O. Taylor superintendent of Tho county to of the remains. The a Fly Thos. Butler dead Thos. Butler it. Jewett insure. C Man and one of Mckenn county s Best known citizens died at the Bradford Hospital Early wednesday morning two weeks ago As recorded in the Democrat mr., Butler fell on an icy sidewalk and fractured his hip. He Housler has resided in this Vicinity off and on for Many years but Little is found sorrow by hundreds of friends known of the Man. Efforts of sup t. Throughout the county. The demo Taylor to locate relatives of the decease crat will contain a suitable de were unavailing and the body was interred at the county farm tuesday. To pneumonia developed. His death will be received with pro i in a to exercise a lot of in Stan. Townsend dead. Word was received by Smethport relatives last thursday of death of Stanley c. Townsend former prominent Smethport resident which event occurred at his hoi wednesday feb. Ness. Next week Workley s appointment confirmed by Senate. Last saturday the United states Senate confirmed the appointment of work la postmaster of Smith fluence in determining the county roads to be built if it chose to do so was to avoid this situate on by bringing about an. Agreement to determine up on one Highway group to be built first and to Complete that before work on the second group is started. In this manner the entire system would be completed just As soon As it will be under the plan now adopted and Only half of the primary county Road system me in Lancaster o Forl made by Harding the would be closed at a Tim 2s, after a Brief ill Repart of to weak is reported in t. F. Hungiville actin the last Issue of the Democrat. Or. As spokes i i Man ton Tlle Smethport delegation stat details conveyed by the message fortunate in having 7iis de Smethport was ready to retire were meagre and the tidings came in but of appoint from the room and allow the other Del liens a number were Gates to make any Choice of the first Road to be built they saw fit and that Ime. No k and alien1. Or Linin during his declining clays. Evidential a Shock to local relatives As late word from Lancaster had indicated thai or. Townsend had been enjoying Viiu Smyl vigorous health. I or Townsemd resided in Smethport j be new in for Many years being Well and favor Theodo ably known to older residents. He Mas Little boy badly scalded. A two year old son of or. And . E local delegation would abide by the decision. I Furllow. Like Wise in selfishly offered alter name of Wood alcohol to methanol a Resolution was adopted at a re cent meeting of the Board of Gover nors of the National Wood chemical association which comprises a majority of the manufacturers engaged in the distillation of hard Woods in the United states in which the re pm was. Made that the term w oof coh pm d e to Jye the term crude methanol or refined methanol be used hereafter As the Case might be. On account of the Large number of casualties attributed to drinking Wood alcohol the importance of sur rounding its use with every precaution to protect human life has attracted attention for Many years and As a result numerous protective and re strict Ive measures have been Aclo pled. Ono of these measures is the propos Al to discontinue from usage the term Wood alcohol and use the scientific Erm methanol. The term methanol came into chem ical or scientific usage As a result of the International conference of chem ical nomenclature held in Geneva Switzerland in 1802. But did not come very interested in the Story of their service. Most sincerely Warrenc . M. J. Daly Kline Pennsylvania. The records of the sons Law Robert Preston Daly Navy recruit ing station Buffalo n. T., april a 1917. Was fireman 1st class on the George Washington All during the Baptist Church notice Rev. Loroy Muir of Roxbury n. Y., will begin revival services in tile Church March Lith and will continue them for two weeks. He comes to us Well recommended from Many churches he Liaa held re Vival meetings he is now in Dayton Ohio where he has followed Billy Sun Day the great who has been in Dayton for 7 weeks. In the first w Eek of his meetings he had of. Or 100 come out for Christ. We Hope that the churches of Smethport will War. Was discharged october 29, 1919. Made 19 trips overseas John Raymond Daly enlisted Biily ,14, a Way Lai leu Tenn to at Chip Lee. Matthew Leo enlisted in the Navy it Buffalo May 24, 191s. Served Only in training Camps and at Rifle Range. Discharged at Caldwell or. J. July 28. -1313. Francis Emmet Daly left May 23. 1318. Served overseas with co. A. 5sth regiment trans. Corp. Joseph Karl Daly left september 15. Served with a. E. F. In eng and and France left u. S. A. Octo or 6. 151s. Served with Headquarters detachment Rase Hospital at Vicky come out and stand by the evangelist and that Saint and sinner will come and hear inv tedi there will be a Fidelity Grange itemj5 the regular meeting of Fidelity Orange was held at Smethport sat urday evening. All officers present except four. Four resolutions were brought in by Resolution committee and were acted on favourably by Tho members. There wits some about life insurance which will he fully explained at Tho next meeting. Returned april 2, 1010. Into favor in Tho american chemical Liroff Salon 1920. In endeavouring the literary program consisted of a. Arlhur Daly enlisted in the Reading by or. Rice also a Navy at Erie. Served in training Tho lecture Camps at great lakes. Michael John Daly enlisted ordinance department at Columbus Iliff h Wak Sells Westert that a. Publicity was sent to Edgewood Arsenal serv in Kent Nipo it ctr for each meeting. Defense service co l 2nd a Tel for reports of meetings. At the next meeting. March itch. A Maple sole Tollne for next meet served. All to make any concus Sioto for a to eliminate the use of the Lerm Wood building program de spit died october 11, Balv. Scalded about the left Shoul Community to it is now used by a Slop daughter . Thomas Cox of Lancaster. Deceased had passed his 76th birthday. No information has Boon received As to the funeral and burial which occurred in Lancaster. Or. Townsend woe a capable Man at charming personality and Manly traits who was held in High esteem by All who know him and news of his death was received with profound regret by his Many former Smethport acquaintances. Badly burned in Gas explosion w. H. Brace a Well known resident of Norwich Corners was badly burned in a Gas explosion last thursday. Or. Brace is employed to read Gas Metera by the Heynemann estate and Early last thursday morning went to a meter House near his Home in Pursuit of his duties. It developed that the . Mulvihill broke wrists . Hattie Mulvihill of Smethport fell Down a flight of stairs at the Home of or. And . H. E. Gaffney of Bradford yesterday morning and Frac tired both her wrists. Mrs. Mull Vola r Hills Many Smethport friends regret Abee it. Jewett to Kasson farm the agreement to work unitedly for fifty fifty construction program which is surely All that can be desired so far As fairness is concerned was a considerable accomplishment. John Seltz of port Allegany acted u chairman of the Meeyung and Winil Stenger of Kane was Secretary. The following report is taken from Secretary Slenger s minutes e. A. Studholme of Smethport offered the following Resolution that the exceedingly to learn of her serious Accident. Mrs. M. M. Pomeroy of West main Street this Borough expects to bring . Mulvihill to her Home Here to remain during her period of convalescence. Deer shipment held up. The Carload of Michigan Deer which Structure was full of Gas escaping from arc to be the nearby state a leak in the Lino and when Brace in i Krone preserve it Norwich As men tired the door the Gas ignited from the i uonci1 in the Democrat several weeks lantern he carried and a blinding explosion ensued in which he was bad anly burned about Tho face and right rest3 Tho worst injury being to Tho hand. Not ago has been held up due to the inability to catch the Deer in Tho Michigan reports from that state do any immediate Prospect of the victim was Patteri Rajm by be re accomplished. Cummins of he Tula and was after Valley to Larabee Kane to Ludlow be completed before any other my Kean county Road is built by the state Highway department. F. Hungiville. Of Smethport moved the adoption of this Resolution. Seconded by a. D. Burns of Bradford. Motion carried. Colonel Burns of Bradford was called upon to address the meeting and stated he was in favor of the it. Jewell to Kasson Road As he believed it took care of the greatest part of the population of Mckean county there being two boroughs with 8200 Popula Tion on this route. E. A. Studholme of Smethport. Sion. Manufacturers by the Forest pro ducts Laboratory the Tariff commis Sion and Many scientific and Trade journals and the action of the association in adopting the word methanol is in Accord with what is perhaps one of the most important contributions to chemical nomenclature. The subject is of such Universal Council monday evening the importance that the suggestion is j members aroused to the urgency of made that All interested persons co operate in the Effort to establish the term methanol for the beter Protection of those Are not educated along chemical lines. March meeting at the March meeting of the Bor Junior Pew Tarth league evening worship wednesday preparatory membership class the ladles Aid will meet on thursday afternoon and the Priscilla club Fri Day evening. Week evening thursday at work on Oil refinery. Actual building operations Wera Kiar cd ills week on the new Oil refine adequate water Supply for fire Emer try being erected by the Mckean coun gency in the business Section follow v refining co. At Farmers Valley ing the washing out of the Little Dike construction developments on which on water Street sunday decided to i have been closely followed Tho j either build immediately a House to i Democrat for a number of weeks past. The above statement has been locate the fire engine permanently All the latter Perl of last week a huge sued by f. G. Goodfellow Secretary-1thc Creek near Holmes Gilfillan a shipment of steel for the tanks and treasurer of the National Wood or Purchase a pump operated j other equipment was received and Tho ical association with offices at 76, electric motor and install it along construction work has gained added a n Street. Bradford and in self sex Side the Creek Al that Point. Sever impetus giving employment to a plan Atory. Efforts Are now under Council members favor the latter mall army of workmen. Every inf i to make the change in Wood alcohol s j councilman Jas. Nellis was in i Bradford tuesday investigating the Cost of such a pumping unit. A special meeting of the Council will name world wide. Stepped in boiling liquor. Dan fee employed at chemical factory was foully sral Dod on the left foot Nurt ankle when he stepped into n vat of boiling i Riutor it the Cros by evening to take j i acreage final action on adopt Long the quickest cation Points to the Large nearby Industry being ready for business next summer As first planned. The tank storage facilities will cover and most feasible plan. At monday night s meeting the j Claude Slade received the Plant one Rotny last week. Or. Rob i Fth electric depart bad fracture of Arm. Claurice Slagle. Employed a tool to. ,.1 _ 41 m ii Lull ill la Lucu wards Lakin to the Bradford Hospital i wedded at methodist to group Tho it. Jewett who a Rover no from where he has since been a patient. parsonage i Namors Valley to in a most ports from thai institution indicate Foo rare u. Wright and Ethel f. One project. The lir Ninnor. That or. Brace is recovering in a Kius. Both of Jewell. X. Y., were acct inn As one. Hamilton of Smethport attended h to r we put totalling if while the Bill for Julep near Row City by Hyatt Tho furnish my like for All purposes by local contractor received a factory manner. Nge. Monday March of. The Rev. Their Griccson of Micaud. Arsa radio department Magner will Case no Dale has yet been announced for Tho resumption Ali s month of the hearing in Tho contest Bro Nuht by heirs i til of the late John Wagner wealthy her policy of presenting to its Mit to train Possession of the in cans creasing family of readers de s estate. I Ted in marriage at Tho m. E person i Zirul to Ludlo lion As one project. Lowlands flooded. by ii. W. Cole or result of the Suilen thaw know of Eldred. Molion carried. Week Tho Rrt oks in this Borough wer or. Hint moved that Tho. Meeting 1" b Sli Sligo the Lalif actor Clarn with Tho two of work. and Ron i Ever in spa urls most in Orok Iii the greatest num Ber we Are inaugurating with programs Earh to work Simul v iv1rl of n Olim Street nil so continued on Pogo 8, col. 4 fire alarm Siren Here the alarm n Point High wind did damage. A a vim. No most the pc j injury c to or a gite which Sojit this Sec isome t me nearly Miles and brought him Ita Milto n will inc Ipa elite or slide for lion sunday afternoon. Blew Down tree wore it. The limbs levelled Here " o highest recorded in a Man Tori marry re roof ii Mut town Siren which of tints were Lloro wove Tho Winil damaged i slightly

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