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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 17, 1927, Smethport, PennsylvaniaMckean Democrat volume 52. Pic Roukat i l inc. Ii Ussell limbs by. Editor Smethport pa., thursday March 17, 1927. Terms--j2.m per year. No. Ii hibernating Mother Bear and in Cave Mckean county game protector Carl Benson has established a Day j Nursery for a frolic some pair of tiny Bear cubs in the Bordell Vicinity near Smethport. Kathleen to night Advance Sale big tickets Tor the gorgeous tuneful musical comedy to be staged at the legion lyceum thursday and Friday evenings of this week arc go ing fast. Indications Point to a Bis crowd being on hand tonight to the initial performance and also to Morrow for the second and final Oil Field workers recently discovered the Mother Hoar hibernating in a Nat lira Cave formed by some Giatti rocks on a Hillside. The two tiny bears tiring of the hum drum of Cave life and deprived of restraint while their Mamma. Is snoozing the snooze of the just on the last Lap of her All Winter Nap have been Deport ing themselves gleefully in play in the Vicinity of the Cave. To protect the Little cubs from marauding dogs and to prevent them straying Loo far afield or. Benson has erected a. Stout Fence about the Cave. Several Smethport persons have visited the spot to enjoy the antics of the cute cubs. Visitors the Cave can look into the Interior and see the head of the sleeping Mother Bear. The size of that part of the she Bear s body which is visible from the outside indicates that she is a huge beast. I showing. Kathleen will be presented by a huge cast of local Talent under the professional direction of miss brain Ard of the John b. Rogers producing co. Of Fostoria Ohio which furnishes special scenery and elaborate costumes. The play will present a plot of Romance and intrigue interspersed with splendid chorus and Solo numbers. The of the should com it to All citizens of Smethport and Surron Ling territory. Mrs. Letter Clark is musical director. An eight piece orchestra under the direction of e. Ii. Southwick and composed of Well known local music ians will interpret the. Musical score. The play is under the auspices of Buckhall Post no. 138, american legion and their share of the proceeds will be applied to the fund Purchase and maintenance mrs. Holmes sprains ankle mrs. P. L. Holmes had misfortune to fall on Mechanic Street near the Holmes Gilfillan Plant last thursday night and severely sprain her right ankle. The injured lady was taken to her apartments at the grand Central hotel in Al Brasted s Auto Mobile where w. A. Ostrander rendered necessary surgical Aid. The serious Accident will mrs. Holmes for some time. Legion most worthy object. There Are still a few Good seats left at the Corner drug store for those who have not already availed them selves of reservations for tonight. Reserved seats for Friday Naglit will be on Sale Friday morning. Prices Are Boc-7nc-j1.00. Lawn at county Home Robert Murray a landscape architect representing the nurseries Of Willlam Spert has arrived in Smethport to beautify the grounds of the Mckean county poor farm this Borough the county commissioners having contracted for this commend Able work of improvement. Or. Murray finds the grounds of the Fine group of county buildings beautifully adapted for his work which is now in Progress. The Democrat understands that for of the the firemen secure funds for electric Victrola and Start for new truck plan big reception for local citizens in near future splendid organization is town s Pride it seems sometimes that us mortal Are All i Rosie to regard the very Inest things we possess without enthusiasm for the very reason that they Are acquired so easily that they come unfortunately to to regarded s commonplace. The writer has in mind particularly Smethport s splendid Volunteer fire department which up to last weft a has never asked the people for financial Nelp since it was reorganized several years ago. There is an organization of Public spirited men who Are cheer fully assuming the hard labor and facing the physical risks attendant general fund and a donation of has been made by Sidney Hin Lilc. Local insurance agent with an added donation from him of Worth of new records. Tho committee composed of f. H. Biever a. J. Hyatt and Albert Cleve land on completing its successful Canvas last Friday found that the Victrola fund had been oversubscribed to View of the fact thai the depart ment needs. A new Hose truck to lighten Tho Load of one of the Chemi Cal trucks which contains two big tanks the committee decided to con protecting local lives and prop ten to its drive for funds to secure erty from fire and annual for the privilege of doing so. At the present time the department possesses four modern pieces of motor driven apparatus purchased through the efforts of the motor a steam fire engine and two combination Hose and chemical met in Mih port the Jick Ean county ministerial association met at the Baptist Church Smethport monday at 11 a. M., . A. Taylor being of in was an enthusiastic one and largely attended. Rev. I. Harding minister of the methodist episcopal Church of it. Jewett led devotions. Rev. A. J Marbet minister of the presbyterian Church of Kane delivered the paper of the morning entitled the minis Ter s right to delicious refreshments Wero served by the ladies of the Baptist Church. The Constitution for the newly organized ministerial association presented by Rev s. J. S. Brownies and Paul Miller and it was adopted. The next meeting of the association is planned for monday Jime 13th. The ladies meeting with a Basket picnic at use a another truck especially in View of the fact that a limited number of subscribed the Money needed for the Victrola Purchase. It is intended to Purchase a Ford truck Chassis at a Cost of and a Force of department Volunteer workers will donate their time to building trucks. In quickness of truck body on it. The drive for alarms and Iii effectiveness fighting ithe additional needed to Chase the Ruck is now in Progress and should meet with Liberal response in View of the facts cited above. It Ray also be stated that the insurance rate in Smethport has been materially lowered since present motorized equipment was acquired by the department. In the near future the fire department plans to entertain All the people of at a. Public reception at Tho Hose House on Fulton Street at which event refreshments will be served and visitors will be conducted on an inspection of the equipment quarters and club rooms of organization. Huge Larkin bldg. Towers skyward exist week s Issue of the saturday evening i contained a splendid ii of the i firkin building. Shioli is Sun to to Ono of now York s wonders is it will appear when completed the picture a Learng in connection with an article y Floyd Parsons. The Lurkin building which la to to 110 stories in height and which the Namo of the. Architect who designed to possesses More than passing ept in Smethport for the reason that mrs. Larkin wife of the Young architect is a former Raul smog port Young Ady Job Lefo As stated in an Antl Cle appearing in the Democrat of recent Date or and mrs. Larkin have gunned As much National Fame by reason of their remark Able family of children Psi they have from Tho former s noteworthy contributions to metropolitan architecture in the line of big buildings. The Young couple Are parents of eleven children. Including three pairs of twins Najid one set of triplets. Fire the local department will com pare with the average Small City paid department. Last week a Canvas was made for funds to Purchase an electric Ortho phonic Victrola for the organization s club rooms and to the great credit of Smethport citizens the fund was speedily oversubscribed Many donations being from department Mem Bers. I the new machine which will add greatly to the attractiveness and pleasure of the club rooms is being purchased right away and will Cost 500. Of this amount 5100 is being appropriated from department s h. Redfield is contemplating having the Hoy scout Camp port Allegany Etc i apse which caused his death. The Day before or. Koeltl was struck by a car by 11. A Vatson of Buffalo on the Highway Taz Cohurst it is said that Tatson tempted to pass a took owned and or. Murray do considerable work on Iohp Rev. E. D. Baptist the grounds surrounding his residence on West main Street. Church Host. Big consignment record breaking of see potatoes citizenship class riven by a n. Capwell on the wrong j Mutual Benefit of All. Side of the Rood when Accident Tho Democrat had intended to pre sent further facts Why every business or. Riold was a likeable Young Nikanj Myrln of Smethport Bould join the who leaves a Large number of friends Roosevelt association but the follow county agent w. A. Ross receive i 225 bushels of seed potatoes in this one of the largest if not the largest. I Borough the latter part of last week. a hic a were distributed to Mckean county banners who had contracted for the shipment. Naturalization classes in county s history appeared before prothonotary b. I. Styrsky at the court House this Borough yesterday and to Day to take out first papers for Ameri can citizenship. The potatoes were purchased in pot Iier county through the cooperation of Over one Hundred citizens of for i agent Straw of that county with tin Elan birth residing in various Mckean county appeared at the Proton Olney s office and manifested their de sire to become citizens of the United states at naturalization court in this Borough next May. The majority of applicants were from Bradford and Kane. Local agricultural Extension office and were trucked from Coudersport to Smethport they wore delivered to Mckean Farmers at per Bushel a most reasonable Price. Sixteen Farmers bought the enter consignment. The potatoes were Cor tiled As disease free last year. Destroyers of Road danger signals menace lives Why degenerate persons who desire to kill motorists so badly that they knot the gloss from danger signals which Are placed along the highways to warn operators of Merer or Hie Les of traffic death traps at night do not shoot their victims in cold blood in ate id of going to such unnecessary trouble is. One of this Uncertain life s Many mysteries. At nearby Larabee where one of the most dangerous intersections on Tho important Roosevelt Highway exists four danger Light reflectors Are maintained to warn motorists of the a rave danger of the abrupt turn at All approaches. County Highway supt Ted Schmitt informs the Demour that the bulls eyes of All four signals vitally necessary to safeguard life have been shattered by outlets fir cd by persons who used the so stills Tare s. Such persons present an indictment against the present growing unrestricted traffic in firearms which enables criminals and mental incompetents to obtain deadly xxx Vonjj Wolti Tho utmost ease. Fasi baseball team crash injuries Orlo aged 37, a Well known evident of Glaze Hurst passed away at he Bradford Hospital monday morn or. Field had been a patient tie Hospital for a Long time suffering rom a broken and com ions Smethport will have a Good base fall team this year. The Democrat understands that the younger players of Smethport and East smell porn who had a. Good combination last year have negotiated for the use Oast Siquot port Community Field an ill Start i act co in the near future i red Petruzzo Well known East Smethport merchant and a live win along baseball lines has to not As manager of the team again this year. It is understood that the Toon was successful financially Tost Soso and a neat surplus was left in the Treasury which. Wei be listed to Wonase uniforms and other members drive h. J. Rice is starting the local drive for member s in the Roosevelt Highway association which was organized for the purpose of conducting a National advertising Campaign to popularize the great which materially lessens Tho distance Between new York and Chicago with Auto Mobile tourists. The Campaign Means much to the towns along the Highway of which Smethport is one and All Are uniting in the movement for Tho o mourn his death. He was a Mem or of the Hazelhurst Lodge to. 22, j ing letter received by or. Rice from Jas. Quirk local automobile dealer o. O. F., Smethport p. H. C. Sojourning in Florida makes that unnecessary As it covers the ground so thoroughly. the episcopal Church of it. Jewell. Surviving Relatlvc-3 Are a daughter. Virginia his Paren a or. And mrs. To soph fold of hair Hurst a irs. A. X. Capwell of Linz Elmhurst five Winter Park. Fla. March 11, ids or. H. J. Rice. Secretary. Brothers Fred Field of Erie b. D. A canopus club. Geltl of Salt City Ray Field a. Ogden Utah Henry Field of Smoth May erect factory Here local capita interested contemplated expansion of the Chase Glass specially company a to Oal Compoi Pitlon May mean a new Industry for Smethport. Tho company which at present la composed of e. A. Chaos James my Gulbro and to. Decker of Smethport and John Buffalo Youngstown Ohio at Torney la con Sid Orang the feasibility of increasing its capitalization and admitting a number of local business men who Are of acquiring an interest in the company. The expansion contemplated Calla for a manufacturing corporation. Tallied which amount would permit the erection of a email Glass and machine shop at an Early Lite if anticipated business oks promising indeed la no to sex relations. The local company which was or Aniced to manufacture and Market to coloured Glass masks for electric sly bulbs at present has contracted he a Glass company in Point Marion pu., to manufacture the epic red lass shades and with the Backus s Volty company of this Borough to nodule the Ingen Lus clamps which Aro used to fasten Tho masks in place on three shifts now working at Farmers Valley refiner the recently completed lubrication Oil Plant at the hug refinery of the me n county refining company at Farmers Valley three Miles from this Borough has necessitated a Large crease in working Force is various mils of Tho huge Plant Are completed and placed in operation. Last week a three shift system was placed in effect. In operating the Plant. The Large Force of employees work eight hours Dally. The big Industry Given employment to All of sme the of s surplus inbox. Ight bulbs. Both masks and. Clamps Are. Ithe invention of e. G. Chaos of Smethport. The article has great sales possibilities in the floods of theater la Lumata Lon and outdoor illuminated Adver Tising and some of the leading amuse ment and advertising companies of the country have evinced great inter eat in Tho coloured Glass masks. The local company after Maming extensive improvements Riaska n Al d fit will 1 3 Avo w ready1 manufacture of its product on a Marjre production basis. The magnitude of Hie prospective Market Fai exceeds the. Most Optimist to expectations of Tho company Mem Bens. Port and Harley Field of Angeles. Calif. Funeral service were Day afternoon at the family Home Hazelhurst Rev. K. Van Dyke dear notice by that you Brive the pleasant Job local men in big Oil lease Purchase one of the biggest nil deals of the vent Ivar consummated this work which the Bovaird i Lemlin Oil com Pany composed of o j. Flimlin and n. Potter of Smoth por and f. D. J Gallup and Cie orse to Aird of i Osa Urdl dolls leading Jamestown jeweler will locate in Smethport Erich Dahlgren who for thirty year has conducted one of the Lead ing jewelry in Jimos town. N. Y., has leased Tho vacant store room next to Monheimer g cloth ing store in Tho Central Block on a fall Street and will move has business to Smethport the forepart of next month and take up his permanent residence Here. The centrally located stand is being newly painted and decorated preparatory to occupancy. Or. And mrs. Dahlgren motored to Smethport sunday and spent the Day. He states that his decision to move from a successful City Field to a Signaller one is prompted by a desire to in toy a respite from the exacting labors and responsibilities his successful big business has involved for Many Yeara of a Semi retirement with a soliciting members for Tho a Orvelt held Yoster i is Hway association. Francis will in give you a Check for our if Tho people of Smethport would realize St. s episcopal Church. Smith whip Tillat Highway Means for our town you would have no trouble to get port Folicia Titi interment was made in Kasson cemetery with the Odd Fel lows ritual. High school track squad starts training activ1tes High school athletic coaches or. A. R. . C. C. Choate and e. A. St started training activities for the s. H. S. Candi dates monday evening Dally work outs Wil be and regular the Roulene from now on in preparation for the Ani Hal oils schedule of meets re non. Large number of candidates Niv out for nor try a and in addition to the continued on last Page big Crosby. Girl joins circus Kane March Emma Ilen Erickson was a Kane visitor today while on roil to from her Home in Crosby near Smethport where she hits been visiting her parents to Krio where she will join a circus and resume her work. Miss in Endrickson weighs about sop pounds and caused considerable comment by people meting the noon Tolnas to How he pot on Trio train. However with the Aid of a Cronl Enrit conductor miss Hviid Rickson it very easily. A teas Hen Ford purchased from c. A. In fee in the Bradford it id flood District. The , which is situated in Tot ten hollow Noar Sawyer qty Ron Lions 25 producing Wells and a Biness sufficient to keep Hir. Interest being impressed with Semi report s by auly decided this was the town to desired to locate in. Extensive drilling operations Are of by the owners ibis summer. The we roams were at stage during the part. Week. Local Odd Fellows Indge con Ferrod the first degree last Friday night. A delegation of Eldred Odd Fellows were visitors at the meeting flood bringing a candidate who received the work with the local class. Majority of last year s stars being Buck tins year a wealth of promising be Didrickson might have an Buncom material is available. 1927 track schedule april jewel t at Smethport. J waiting for Tahle wait for the had she big game kill figures of state astounding in 1926 figures now available indicate wus reported while Tho total Pennsylvania s Woods Are being re Jln 1d25 was claimed under the Wise policy of i nearly three million rabbits were conservation now prevailing As killed by Hunters lost season sportsmen s Paradise and considerable decrease from the Prev county which hundreds year big game Hunters last fall contribute a total of ring neck pheasants Bern forced to room sit on a he in h in Tho but another Gallant May at Smethport. May Park of Buffalo at Smethport. May interscholastic " at Clarion. May made things More comfortable re moving an Arm rest on the Bench his ing her ample room years old. Is forty prep at Buffalo. Subscribe for tha Democrat. Materially to the record breaking kill oif game last wore shot in 192g. During the special Deer Hunton the report the pen so a Venlo game season allowed late last year in certain commission just issued shows thru a Forest areas to thin out in Over total of Legal Deer wore killed i abundance of female Deer Aal Mals by Hunters in Tho state during the were killed. Hunting season. The previous season s j Tho total of Hunting re total wad 7.287. J ported last fall is 244, of which 47, or a total of 660 Black bears killed byi20 per cent., were fatal

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