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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 24, 1927, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean Democrat volume 52. I Crochat publishing go., inc. Hussell Linus Ley ku1toh Smethport thursday March 24, 1927. Terms-4z.oo per year. no danger from toxin anti toxin doctors say diphtheria inoculation will be Boon instead of menace the publication of a loiter from n. Austin Bradford in the demo crat last week in which the correspondent sounded an alarm against the inoculation Smethport school child Ren with toxin anti toxin free and without compulsion by representatives of the Pennsylvania department of health part of the department program to eradicate diphtheria from the Commonwealth by 1930, caused a real stir among Smethport parents who had signed consent cards to per Mit their children to be any fears which May have bean aroused locally by the communication in question Are groundless. Tri an editorial inspired by or. Austin communication and defending inoculation and vaccination against deadly Dis eases which appeared in the Democrat last week the fact was cited that Dur ing the world War four million service men were successfully vaccinated against Small pox and inoculated against typhoid fever. Despite the exposure our soldiers and sailors were subjected to there was neither Small pox or typhoid among our armed for Ces neither were there any casualties or ill effects from the administration of vaccine and Para typhoid. The Democrat has taken the pains to interview the majority of local physicians who in View of the fact thai the free administration of toxin anti toxin by the state deprives physicians of private practice which usually valves an average fee of can be depended upon to give an honest y diet on the state department Campaign deadly and in every instance they favor the toxin anti tax in no the charge made w3ir. Pct san died in Dallas 1910 a re suit of toxic anti toxin inoculation continued on paste 5, col 3 card players were overcome by Gas or. Burg Chadwick was summoned o a local residence the first of the Veek to attend two Well known men who were overcome by Fumea Poison Carbon monoxide Gas. The victims were playing cards in a in holy closed outdoors greenhouse when fumes from an open stove Sud enly rendered them unconscious. Oth members of the party while nearly overcome retained sufficient strength o totter to Tho door and throw it open. The timely Rush of. Fresh air into the room unquestionably saved the Ives of the two Poison victims. it was or. Chadwick who was hastily summoned revived the two men with considerable difficulty. Both Vic ims have now completely recovered. Two capacity audiences witnessed Kathleen a romantic musical comedy produced by local Talent at the legion lyceum last thursday and Friday nights. The popular verdict was that this was one of the most autistic pre Ever witnessed hundreds who sensations of its kind in Smethport. The saw Kathleen were enthusiastic in their Praise of the individual and ensemble work , the Large cast. Kathleen possessed an interesting musical comedy plot Replete with gon opus club would unite with rotary local organization now in role of orphan child a Well attended meeting1 of Trio Smethport canopus club hold monday noon at Munn restaurant the be ski ullity at the local club affiliating with the International association of rotary clubs was discussed. Since being organized in 1920 the local club has continued to successfully function under the canopus Banner despite the fact that the International organization of which it was originally a unit hns been practically non existent Tor so me time Padt. The local club an orphan of gang nation but withal a healthy one. At monday mooting it was voted to instruct Secretary Kice to communicate with rotary Voltl class to ascertain possibilities of the local club joining the notary movement. commissioner a. J. Bom and c. L. White. Bradford automobile dealer were guests at the meeting Ana both delivered talks which praised the rotary movement Leighly. Both Spenk ers lauded the advertising plan of the Roosevelt Highway association and the membership Campaign of that organization now in Progress in the genl Patlon now in Progress Here in the highest terms. Or. stated that in Bradford citizens were raising a Large fund t advertise the Buffalo Pittsburgh High Way despite the fact that traffic posse by cities of thai Between Cutles rout could not to tie so Greit a with the Roosevelt Highway which he visualized ?.s one of our greatest National highways of the future due to the picturesque course of the route and the tact that it cuts the mileage Heck Case Semien ced ii judge a. S. Heck of Coudersport presided at a special term of Mcc an county court in this Borough monday. In place of judge Bouton. Local Jurist who was out of town. Juffe Heck heard the petition of attorneys of the Bradford Afan Factor ins company of Bradford that a temporary injunction granted at their request some time ago against the Ston Aroh Itig. Of Bradford restraining the latter company from marketing a Bowling Alley pin trimming apparatus which claimed to be an infringement of a similar device origin ally Dovi sect and manufactured by the Bradford mfg. Co., be Mades permanent. The introduced witnesses who testified ,1hat the pin trimming device was originally conceived and Patent applied for by the Bradford mfg. Co. Judge Heck reserved decision until next saturday. Prisoners Are sentenced monday at monday session Gordon of Rixford appeared before judge Heck and pleaded Gul to to a charge of humorous situations. Presented u Den the Brainard of the John b. Rogers producing company of Fostoria Ohio Wlinich furnished costumes and Scenic embellishment the production possessed a near professional finesse. The musical numbers were tuneful and of the Catchy whistling variety Beins splendidly rendered. Mrs. Lillian Clark was musical director and a seven piece orchestra under the direction . H. Southwick helped interpret the score and rendered selections Between acts which were Well received. A plea sing dance was introduced Between acts Friday no rat by Maurice Bur Dick and Arden Thurston of ithe Xuy Day serenades. Proceeds were for he Benefit of Buckhall Tost american legion to to used in maintaining the local theater. The Post cleared a sum in excess of from the two performances the deserves special men Ion Walter Brenneman Beckley Bram now in smoke of Battle against dreaded Corn Borer under direct command of a. F. Woods director of scientific work department of agriculture and backed by a f fed eral appropriation the government forces Are making a determined Effort to stamp out the european Corn Borer which the eaten our crops. Destruction by fire before May 1 of All Corn stalks cobs and stubble in the infested areas Tho Only effective method. Forgery. He was sentenced to pay a Fine of and costs and to serve six months in the local jail. Moa do Duncannon of Bradford pleaded guilty to Buquor Law violation continued on last Page col. 3 Frank Dunbar suffers from effects of Peculiar mishap Between new York and Chicago by 90 Miles. The speaker comi needed the plan of the Roosevelt citation with members composed of leading citizens of All the cities and towns the Highway traverses to advertise the advantages of the great paved travel artery to motorists of the nation. Messera Bond and a Tito backed their High opinions of the Roosevelt association by becoming members of the organization. The local membership drive was again brought to the a mention of the club and the merchants committee composed of j. A. Lindholm c. Masser and h h. Sasse will Cooper ate in securing members with h. J. Rice who conducting the local Campaign. It desired that Smethport set a Pace for the entire Roosevelt route in the matter of association membership according of its popu lation. Vice i Esi Ilent Hascal Hockenberry presided at monday meeting. Bie and John gather sheriff under Duck made a splendid. Lem Rural comedy team m artha Colegrove Arabell Wilkins had an exacting com Edy role of which she made the fullest Opportunity in a professional manner which caught the fancy of the audience or. R. Long Jimmy Stan ton was convincing and pleasing in the hero role howls Flossie was naturally Sweet in this charming role and Sang her Way into the hearts of the audience ii a gather a natural actress Kathleen o Day the Village sweetheart and continued on last Page. Col. 3 department of me factory one department of the Smith port of ecotone factory which has been alter exl to produce a now chemical product this week with a Force of seven workmen. The product boing manufactured la key tone. It in understood thut local chemists Federal forces Burn they go in Corn Borer warfare written specially for the Democrat a. F. Woods director lot i silent inc. Of agriculture through service Poling rating burning and blowing previous to planting will be when Fields were Well slowed lost fall o where methods of Spring blowing and the condition of the Fields Are such a to secure equally efficient to hods o destruction. All such methods ant systems Are subject to the approval o the officers in charge. The regulations will doubtless Requin that All lands in infested areas on which Washington d. C., March Federal government has financed drawn up Battle lines and a herculean fight now under Way against Tho Kun Roxiean Corn Borer which tire tens Tho Corn areas of the United states. Fanned a of Mckean county which in the heart of the Region infested by the Corn Borer will be vitally interested in the Campaign announced by Poi Ermont on vials. The enemy which ii set made it self Felt in Massachusetts Maine and the new states and invaded Canada last year swept Down from the North into new York new Jersey j Pennsylvania Ohio Indiana Michigan and far West n Northwestern Illin ois. The infested areas were so i numerous that drastic efforts were deemed necessary. One of the intensive campaigns Ever launched against a pm nit now under Way. The Federal a prop Hnit on ration of Provlic a for n a blowing so to turn under Pray sur face material previous to putting the season crop. Thia in All infested. Areas at the disc Rollo of the Ofil Clara with the enforcement of the act. Exceptions to the requirements to m Kean fair dates Are aug. 31 to_sept3 Board of managers met this week to_8tart plans at a meeting of the Board of Mana Gers of Pijie. Mckean county fair . Social Lon. Consisting of t. F. Hung Volle. It. Elder and 13. W. Workley Wolfl at the office of a w. Hiilton president of the association in this Borough monday afternoon with president Hll on present dates were bet for this year fair in this Borough and Prtt in Ncnary plans were formulated to continue the i Ogram of improvement and expansion of the local fair. Dates for the big county exposition were Sot for wednesday thursday Friday and saturday August 31st to sept. 3rd. The dates Ore the Santa last year with the exception Fiat this year fair will Start on wednes nay instead of tuesday on former years. The fair Hlll follow the successful plan of the last two years running Days and nights. appropriations Are planned Fer premiums to increase exhibits in All departments and races and free attractions will to the Best that Money an secure. Board of managers decided today to again Book Lieut. Scara in sensational exhibitions f trick. And Fahy Riding drills and Oman standing and Chariot races an act which made a pro Nuncci hit at last year fair one of tha free at a actions this year. The booking of. Hla Superb attraction be popular with fair attendants who saw the Dai Mes Lynx action Here last year their sensational Roux tone of a. Nature which never allows interest. To i lag. With Tho 8plertdid array of i Fiill t and 6thw note or worthy grounds -improvements7corn plated during

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