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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 25, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania Volume xl1v Smethport pa., thursday March 25, 1920. Tue Mil yeah in no. 13 lad accidentally shot himself. While handling a Sun. George Thompson son of or. And mrs. Ken Thompson of Simpson was wounded lust thursday when the weapon acc dentally discharge. The bul it lodged in Trio ties in of his or. Stramler of this Borough was summoned and dressed the wound Una the victim was to the Bradford Hospital where lit is progressing nicely. Local Plant May greatly increase. An encouraging Industrial Outlook was revealed at the weekly meeting of the Smethport club held at the grand Central hotel at o clock . Roll Call. Thirty i Iree member present. Minutes of previous meeting read and approved. A. R. Livermore won the Atten dance Given by e. E. Brake. Moved by t. F. Hungiville. Seconded by .1. A. Zekis that the life of net on the second floor of the Brown Eom Millee on freight be extended one o1j pm Highway staff a urge one. The new District stale Highway of Ell building on main Street is getting Down to business in Tine shape Ihu staff is constantly being increased. Now to tic Force Are i. W. Fuller of pa., has accepted a position As head draughts Man and Las. Hub Bard of Smethport bul French will make Good shortage. Ii. Ii. French of . Who served country overseas and who since his discharge from Hie service has soliciting subscriptions Foi got ill to tiie clutches of the let of. Late reports a. I been cumin to Hie authorities Iron persons Olio had paid French Money Ith it iffy had not received Thi Iran investigation revealed Llu fuel that the Young Man had kept ii accounts so Liiv As Dubbin offers of several magazines were con Cerind. But Cor single subscription lie had used the Money instead c tin nine it into the publishing House who has also accepted position in Draugh Ting room. Ill. And mrs. I week. Carried. Guy h. Mayo chairman of Trio com Mittee on Kush Copla Railroad read a letter from e. K. Kane relative to Trajn service. Or. Mayo announced that Tho committee would make a written report at next meeting or. Kane is ready to improve train service if he can arrange the Necess Ary d s. T. F. Of the Industrial committee read a letter relative to a contract under consideration by the Backus Novelty. If the contract is closed the Backus Novelty would whirly or forty More men. The contract would Call for the r manufacture a new High powered ittle sporting greatest of it kind Ever invented. It would be Force there Are Fine thing for Smethport. or. Backus to know if cd her housing facility could be found for draw Hting room or Tho additional help. 1 Headquarters. Moved by m. S. , seconded represented. He Mode no Artemi to run away and hns expressed h intention of making Good the Mone he the author i Liall shown a laudable common sen my in Givine him a Chance to c spirits could not Well from being dry. Al Rcd Kagle the spirit Well on Harden Hook As drilled in last i widay in Tho Bradford Sand proved a duster. The spirits pulled off an expensive Juke on the promoter. It in that vol lit drilled Clown in but it is shut Down in present. N i night gun Duel. Loran m. Whiteman. Who shot and the Well gust Kip sen a crowd Incendio . Near sunday night freed by a Coroner s in in monday afternoon As was father. David while Ian Splet port Man in i l Lin evidence revealed a Plain Case defense. Of of District against while Man or his father. Monday s Bradford him says Gus the Democrat is in receipt of the san Antonio i Kipgen of Bradford was shot ant Light of March 11. Which gifts a killed by David Whitman Farmer i lengthy account of the showing made a revolver and Shotgun Duel following an interesting new Fea Ture. Tho Democrat in future starting ills week will conduct an Macri can i Kyhi department. This Tea hire is supplied by the Western newspaper Union and is prepared at the National executive Hen Nuar of he american legion. This feature will not Only be of interest to cd ser Vlco men. But to everyone. It will follow the great a titles of the legion closely and will Iii Penl absorbing rending matter Perla Nung to the e activities of our soldiers Durl Nir Tho late War. By a new Well being put Down by the four incendiary tires at went Laranch Fuller arrived in Smethport last week arid will reside Here in future. The staff which will be increased from time to time now consists of the following District a. Lynch. Ass l supt. C. L. Lorah. Head j. Hogarth. Miss Claire on any b. Mayo that a Committer housing be Pnno Hupfl. Carried. The president appointed the follow ins committee m. S. Geary. P. Grossman c. A this number will be increased to Twenty his summer and this number Cifu Isle of the Many engineers i who vill work in and out of Sronet i port in various parts of the District motion made by h. J. Kice s in me Kean Potter Elk and Cameron second 1 counties. Mittee go membership he appointed. Carried. Tho president appointed the follow ing committee h. J. Kice g. O. Douglass Worth Smith. To. So the matter rests there unless the publishing houses decide to prosecute him. The. Voung Man s friends of the opinion that his unhappy predicament arose from carelessness in discerning Between his own and the companies Money in his expenditures due to Over Confidence in his ability to make his deficit Good in due time. The Young Man has taken position in Bradford and will turn a portion of his salary to chief of police Dickenson of sme Liport who will off the claims of French s victims an the Money is available. Already the chief received a Large number of claims. A Smethport special to Bradford Kim says. H. H. French with collecting Money for jobs eruptions without for warding be proceeds to the publishing company by which he formerly was employed agreed tonight to make restitution to All the persons from whom he had collected. French this Promise when Artrai snid before k. G Gleason. And was released in exploration com puny about 11 o clock last night. In state with which company Allan Parks ailments to Tho and to the police former snip Liport resident is connect dearly this morning or. Whiteman de and in which Smethport capital is admitted tint he killed Kipgen interested. The Light says was a spelled ol1 having started the an unusual stir was created in Oil res. But declared that Tho slaying circles in san Antonio the latter part was in self defense. Kipgen had men of the week by a report in Eire Larioni ced Whitman s wife Dong the that a Good Gas showing with some son with a gun. According to the far had found in the Lamm no. Mer s statement and when a Hotema of the Ulf Varnes exploration on Tho scene Al Poi company near the town no Loci approximately fifteen Miles Southwest of san Antonio. The Gas was struck. According to Allen Parks in charge of drilling operations at a depth of 2350 feet and was sufficiently Strong to Force the mud Over the casing head. A show ing of Light Oil he stated was present j with the the first Gas was encountered Fri Day and saturday a week ago. With a showing even stronger than the first lift thursday. We had a Gas showing snid. Which looked very a scour St Iff. Tejere was also an Excel shot him dead. Whitemon was Zunft a about 2 brought o clock int tin Ope morning and locked up on charge pending the result of n. Coroi or s inquest which will to held lot Luy i is alleged that Kipgen who a been confined in North Warren i Nano Asylum had proc la ties. The. Police say the Man h been accused of starting fires previous to his commitment. I was released from the i slum sol i time ago and had ii eco living no 0110 of the City reservoirs in West Branch. I about o clock last night about 1 ten minutes after the shooting took Bell Telephone would raise rate. The new hell Telephone rates which to go into effect on May 1st, wire of Tho Public service Corn is Ion Harrisburg lost Friday by he Bell Telephone company of . New rates have been Orlu a out for every Exchange in Tho Tate. Smethport will he asked to follows after May 1st. Tho old ales Are Given for comparison monthly business base rates new Oia individual 13-60 two party .m-60 four party Maul party Mon Lily residence base rate new old individual ?2.50 two party 52.00 pour parly ?1.60 mull party ?1.go n new toll and Long distance tales Lent showing of Oil and it Are Llott Poncei an Era representative inter Dell the ladies committee in charge of i arrangements for the banquet and All the transactions in question the. Chai be Aga him will be drop Ped. The amount involved is said to moved by a. L. Gallup seconded of Smethport fire depart-1 be about Clment to be held wednesday april 14, French who is a returned Soldier is ice Havo in aged mrs. J. A. Lindholm ullage a to have taken Many subscript ithe local caterer to serve the banquet in this Village and in Bradford us sch will held i the baser sent of or periodicals published by the car methodist episcopal Church. Company. He was arrested in limited to firemen Bradford yesterday by request oth p. K. Crossman. That a committee appointed to provide a suit Atile place for hitching horses. Carried. The. President appointed the follow ing committee a. L. Gallup h. A Rubin. J. S. Hull. F. K. Ifni Miville production now i believe we will find it shortly. As we have an open hole1, we do not take a. Chance of Uri h us in without setting casing we have not struck production thereby reduce our Hole. As a precautionary measure Are feeling our Tay Down with a smaller bit and what we find will determine our future Are also introduced. As a matter of fact the schedules in use prior to december 1, 1q1h, arc Rentro Ducco with but slight modification. T is provides uniformity within Pennsyl Vania and makes the state conform viev Ved Whiteman Over the Telephone system in use Fot inti Stato Whitman stated that he Hart killed Irum but said that he had shot in the Road u he said. My wife met Kipgen on ii of burning icing ii pointed n revolver at them and warned them to keep Back. I was a Little Way Back on the s Road but hurried up when my boy called. Kipgen then opened fire. He fired twice. A Bullet went through and i Calls. Night rates will again to in effect. Many complaints filed. Mar h informal complaints against the new rates of the hell Telephone company Nied with the Public service com Mission last saturday were and filed by commission today. Price. T in Ionov Vii be held at the lyceum at will have Smethport garage co. Tendered town the use of the lot owned them opposite the court House for j their indies. Las. Quirk this purpose. This is a splendid location and Tiu generous offer will probably he accepted. I moved by e. A. . Seconded by m. S. Geary that the clergy of Smethport be made honorary Mem Bers of the Smethport canopus club. E w the uniform Ball which follows j police and brought her which by police today chief c. B. Dickinson. All Road work soon i District Highway sept. F. B. Winter i Warren and District sept. F. Detailed to Captain ick sni of Franklin were in Smith Solt and patrolman Conklin of the my coat. My son fired once fired twice. One of my shots killed Kipgen. 1 killed in or. Whitman a Little later their As i stated in the Democrat several weeks ago. Generously donated attic use of the lyceum and the services of the j orchestra for this event. As previously stated the indies committee consists of mesdames j. C. . T. Ii. Purtle. M. M. Pomeroy persons who have paid him Money Natl have not received their periodicals to req sled o notify chief Dickin son Al if the subscriptions i Ivo not been entered they will re Vive their Money carried. D and s. A. Burdick. I ing at 1farm Bureau executive com Mittee. At the concluding session of the an Nual farm Bureau meeting held at the last been Noble to Settle with j House this Borough on cd the adjust Gumms. The committee on army fond hav a. M. To p. M. All those having n. Claim to rebate on purchases of Bacon made on oct. 2nd must be pres ent sit that Lime in order that the the government will be no Tho Miner j of last week the following sex Offlee saturday april 10th from committee was Sele eled for r the coming year a. T. Larson Kane Fik Ugene Mccarey Turtle Point w. E. A scr. Wrights Hay Mosier. Al d. L. Dennis. Muired. C. W. Lil committee May determine what and i Justement can he made. It is important thai claims he presented on that Date As the committee will not again be in session. W. E. Van Dyke. C h n i pm a n. Adv. 2 t lib Ridge. Will have Semi pro teams. Kane will maintain a Semi professional base Hall team during the com ing summer. As stated in a recent Issue of the no manat. St. Marys and Johnsonburg have United to maintain a professional team to he known As the Elk county learn. Herb. Moran. The sex hip leaguer of Coudersport has been engaged to manage the team Anri is gathering a fast aggregation of Hall players. In t it about time for Smethport to act death of mrs. John Hallock. Mrs. John Hallow a. Aged 75 years for Many years a highly esteemed resident of East Smethport died Al her Home in place last Friday morning from v . Hic is survived by her husband. John Hal lock. The funeral was held sunday furn of ii. Lev. W. K. Vandyke of St. Tkv a Church officiating. The body was taken to Grimes settlement where interment was made. Would erect bottle factory Al. Gump a former Smethport res ident and co inventor with w. .1 Johnson formerly of Smol port. O the Botlic blowing machine used the Ferney i Ond bottle co., is ii Srnel Sporl for the purpose of i lives tier Iii Nir Tho possibility of Creel ing bottle factory to he equipped wit his a Ichinco. On the site of the Bel factory which was destroy id by lire. Tin Democrat Hopes to Able i of Elliis ill por want in our next Issue. Ort monday and Wilh District supt. I. A. Lynch and ass. Supt. C. L. Oral went Over the recently Survey d stretch on the Smethport it. Jew 11 Highway for a distance of to Miles the purpose of measuring Bridges my culverts it is expected that bids vill Lui advertised for the improve nent of this stretch of Road in about to weeks. Local police Force who hastened to Cun Linued Page g. Column 1. Funeral of miss Florence Apple. Tho funeral of m iss Florence Apple was held at is. Elisabeth s Church Al o clock Satnik in morning. Father . P. .1. Dono Iuo officiating. The obsequies were largely attended by a wide Circle for ends of the deceased popular Young lady. Interment was in St. Elizabeth s cemetery. Shopf in attendance from ont of town were or. And mrs. Pan1 death of Charles w. Balsley Charles w. Bilsley aged 61 years passed away at his Home in Liro Oklyn. In. A. On of last week life had been seized with an attack of j illness two Days previously but his condition was not considered serious. Consequently his death came As a great Shock to his family. Lie held a responsible highly Lucra Tive position with Tho Tidewater pipe line co. With which he had been Iden titled for 11 years. During this time he had risen High in the councils of hit Pom any and had acquired con Isider Ablo Means. Many years ago he was located in Bradford. I in he was United in marriage i to miss Komi Richmond a popular noted Dairyman to speak at Pomona. Or. It. It. Welsh an authority on Dairy lines who has had a very wide experience in Many states and was for a time connected with the Grove City Creamery and who is now head of the Dairy Extension work of the Pennsylvania state College will appear on the program of Pomona Orange in port Allegany wednesday april 7th. Or. Welsh has been Connor Ted with every farm Bureau or Hank when has been bring ing pure bred cattle into the state and in most cases has Given his expert judgement on the cattle before the purchases were made. Very breeder of cattle in Mckean county and especially the members of the county Holst Len breeders association ought to be present if they Leslie to have the latest information on the Dairyman s problems. Apple of kid Gray tinny and be Lle and since time Many sex Smethport Glass workers at Kahawa City. White s millinery. To displaying an exclusive line of the Spring millinery patterns in season s smartest styles also a Fine line of Spring blouses. Mrs. White. Adv s t. A Beautiful specimens of window produced by the new Owens a 1 Phi death of mrs. Sarah Jane Britton. Mrs. Sarah Jane Rritt or. Aged so years died at Waltham mass. Thurs Day. March is. Old age was the cause of death. Mrs. was the widow of Henry Britton who died As a result injuries he received on the Shawmut Railroad in this Borough in ims. She went East to reside three years ago. She wan it resilient of this Vicinity for of miss Max Nulty. The. Family had resided in Brooklyn in Fralo Ami mrs. Rank Creighton besides his wife his is survived by n daughter Virginia and a sister. _ were to the formaldehyde factory. I arriving Here saturday von arrival of equipment Al and were immediately taken new formaldehyde Plant Kasi Smith i 10 Tose Hill cemetery where inter port his delayed the completion of ment was made after a prayer service f.10 new Industry. It was originally i conducted by key. W. E. Vandyke of Inte Merrt to Start operations the St. Luke s Church. The body was my Plant the Middle of nex month. J companies by mrs. L Ansley and Dau in conversation recently Wilh mar Virginia and is twin . Tin Quinn of the Norwich chemical j a Nephew who attends Cornell univer co. The writer was informed that the sly. Company did not contemplate the acct son of to House the the minstrels. for the Bucktail minstrels for the Benefit of the local Post american legion have progressed to a stage where everything is in read iness for the raising of the curtain at the lyceum. April s. The program from the first part through the attractive Olio is Replete with Clever features. A half Hundred of Smith ports Clever est musicians comedians singers and dancers will participate. Somatic Sheet window Glass machine which a. New Plant at . City w. In. Is equipped has been survived by three daughters mrs. Mary Sherwood of Majack mrs. Harriet of Waltham. Mrs. Edith Crawton of Springville. N. Employees of the industries is Smethport. Then Are at present suf Uclint housing facilities in that Section of town. Wonderful heavenly to George sch Rocile by a former local fun on exhibition at the grand Central in on son. Stephen Britton of it. Hotel this week. The Sheet was sent Jewett Lul Ber John Tho remains were brought to Glass Cutter a Large number of former Smethport cutlers Are employed at the Kahna a City Plant which is expected to set a now epoch in the production of win Dow re Russ. Smethport tuesday and the pm i was held at the Home of or. And mrs. W. Wednesday afternoon Rev. Arthur orc son of the Metho Church Qirici Atiniz. Interment was m Trie in those Hill cemetery. Wanted. Woman or steady girl for general display. Residents of this Section were treated to a wonderful display of the a i rom Orealis. Or Northern lights. Monday night. The display was most witnessed in year Hou work to assist with accompany Nir the display an i Nusun w. C. T. U. The w. C. T. U. Held a business meeting at the Home of mrs. Cons. Few min tuesday evening. After half Intess was disposed of. Mrs. O. H. Mccarthy read an article afraid of prohibition Boomerang which was both interesting and instructive. Or. Farn gave some most interesting Points on the session of Tho Assembly in Albany it. A. Which he recently attended also his observation modern conveniences Plain work. Electrical witnessed in 1 common Reinl traveler. Discussion Fol j7 a week but must be and give satisfaction. Address. E. . Col Grove. A. Is worthy i various sections of Tho country the conditions of the atmosphere or loudly interfered with Telephone and telegraphic communications. On labor s verdict on prohibit Light refreshments were served for ten cents. Amount received irom Sale of postcards

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