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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - March 29, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mcky an county thua Tistl news Ai Khz the most Tor Riik Luil by any of her weekly. H in mum i Llyra Alvo b volume 47. . Co., Imp. Smethport pa., thursday March 29, 1923. Peh year. No. 13. Leona Hogarth starring j in big production mrs. In conned Doyle. Professionally known to theater goers As Lcona Hogarth. A gifted Smethport Kirl last week opened in Hie loading role with inc win. Production of up uie at the playhouse Chicago 111. Miss Hogarth lakes the place of the California capitalist the Sazegar Glass Jar com Pany s patents property famous Doris Kenyon who left the j. J. Kane goes on retired list of United natural Gas company cast after the new York run of the play. The balance of the cast is the original new York one. 1 will help Betula tis Thot tendered ban . Will. Ii uni us lube Inco Mesa. In the Lcclu-in., role replacing miss Kenyon Marks the Democrat understands lint a Deal has been practically concluded by which a. California capitalist will buy the entire holdings of the Sazegar her attainment of theatrical stardom a delightful banquet to or. J. J. Kane sr., was of tendered Ormsby county i school sport Field Days Bradford. inc counts Lulb i school held and track meet la tvs year will be divided into two i lasses Aci i Ling to plans made at i meeting of county s principals held in the Bradford High school lust saturday the meet will by he la in Init port in May. The 4-10-Yard dash and the two mile relay races have been eliminated from the list of events to be competed for y the various schools the principals deciding that these events Are too strenuous for boys of High school age. Jumping High hurdles also will be eliminated. The eligibility ruins have recognition of her Charm and ability to her local cum Glass Jar corporation. Which which his Gratifying owns the Large Plant purchased from friends the Pennsylvania barrel stave co. At Betula two years ago together with 50 houses water works and electric Light Plant of Tho nearby town. Tho big Plant has been in Progress Glass factory for a i posit of conversion to Long time past bottle making Macllin cry tank and Leitras have in in but Consi Thurab the Chicago dramatic critics Are enthusiastic in their Praise of up the ladder and Are bestowing Fia Loring notices on the splendid work of mrs. Doyle recently 3 in a Square Peg 111 new Tho m. E. Church. Smethport. By the a ploys of the United natural Gas company. In appreciation of or Kane s -13 years of faithful and constructive service with that Corpora Tion. Or. Kane retires april 1. From Active duty and on the company s i pension list still a Man of vigorous i Frame. Dirty six local boosters break bread with live Bradford Bunch been than made More stringent in previous years. This year shot putting will he an Ardeil event year and will compete Tho class a entrants discus throwing. Ath class not their in tar in for events which Are not n the program for Theli and particularly distinguished herself a that splendid work still remains to closed recently and was under the in Clion of mrs. Make the plant1 ready for business. Work has been at a standstill along Back probably pending the outcome of the present negotiations. The Stegor company controls process of manufacturing a hermetically sealed Glass Jar to preserve fruits meats and vegetables which was patented by or. A Aegir founder of the company much Stock in the company War sold to residents o tse Tula and this Vicinity. Some time ago the company or. Brady for up the mediately after the close dry in i decorated with daffodils and the letters of a Square 11 a Cample tort Doyle is a daughter of or. And a very enjoyable time was mrs. L. K. Hogarth of King Street. P Artioli paled in by those present. The re Newing of old acquaintances recalling the Western manufacturing rights of the Jar to Tho California capitalist and he started to erect a factory in his native state. Evidently be thought so Well of the proposition that he immediately began negotiations to secure the entire proposition. Roi Penone company Bradford. leased i was present and submitted a proposal most Olk. It is understood that he. To of bringing a free working demonstration of the proper use of the Telephone sixty minutes in a Telephone sex to Smethport. It was voted that the club sponsor i Tho Bell service exhibition which will to held at the Star theater next and lets May own Only included class. The meet will be staged May 1si. Class a entrants will com pc be for their events it 10 o clock ii dinner 1 the morning the girls will a tags Lalifi mod at 1 o clock and the class b on Ira ills at 2 o clock in the afternoon. Hoys events will include 100-Yar dash shot putting so Yarrut dash High jump 220-Yard dash pole vault ins and discus throwing hurdle jump ing with 30-Inch hurdles one i race Broad jump relay race. Girls will compete in "0-Yard dash High jump to Yard relay race an has Lonill throwing. Girls events i be conducted under the same rules to boys. In order of be eligible Al Leus my be Bonu fide students of a county hit Large delegation of Iho Smethport on opus club journeyed to Bradford n automobiles monday evening and Vore guests of Tho Bradford rotary Lub at the Board of Commerce build in at a dinner. Tho occasion was a most delightful one and Tho Cono ians returned High in their Praise of he Brand of hospitality dispensed by be Bradford hot Arlaus. During Tho the cd slivered to the cities of Bradford and Olean. of regret were received and school must have passed in at Lea read from the following officials who three subjects must be under 21 Yea could 41 of be present or. Raymond moved that a committee sup. All of Cross. President o. W. Gleason chief or. W. P. Craig. He. Or. K. Sartorius. Sky 1 is a j league of women voters the smell port league of women j voters will have i dinner wednesday april Tho fourth Ai six o clock til Tho i Parish House at which it is hoped every member will be present. Foll owing the dinner. Rev. W. Ii. Vul nuke will speak Oil woman s work and principal Stanley Bright on possibilities of development in our response to the Rolf Call will to quotations about Flowers. The chairman mrs. Guy Mccoy has named the following committees to Otid a Nonito it charge of the Lutary nun Lalii Una Iota a Climond mrs. J. W. Bou ton mrs. James a. Nellis. Mrs. Chas. Veiling Luigo Bouton. On behalf of to canopus club extended an Ltd Ion to the rotarians to break bread Voth i m club it a return joint Hucl ii expected that the invitation inc pud. The Bradford or Day with 36 Mph inhers of the Smethport Bosworth mra. J. B. Eastman tables mrs. J. C. Backus mrs. E. G. Potter mass Charlotto Bosworth Mlaka ruin Walker clean up mrs. Eugenia Han ill mrs. L. Ii. Robinson mrs. Walter Daly mrs. Guy Mccoy mass car to a. Day. The program for Tho rest of Tho year is Coli opens c lab attending april 18 Roll events on Schejola Bonk Arthur Gro son. Varieties of mrs. Guy by Mccoy this Borough soon. It t events. 0 for county Oil Lucs. Ideal county officers Gatham ing of age must have represented the High school for no longer than three years must have been attending guests last night s ill nor a Eeling of the local rotary club proved the most Eijiu session hold by the organization for so inn time. A Fea Ture of the was an address by Charles a. Leedy nationally known press humorist of the Youngstown. Ohio Telegram. Or. Leery s address was a continuous sequence of jokes lie recited the methods used by professional humorists in getting material for their jokes nud kept the rotarians roaring with a All i be appointed to investigate whether appears to be of the fact that it can be finished for j10.000. If this proves to be Correct Betula s Hopes which have been at Low. Ebb of late will have cause to become jubilant. It will make a booming town of the Sanger Jar is a wonderful invention which Gladden the heart of any housewife. As a preserving method it revives an Art which was thought to have Peen lost in ancient times. There is no reason Why it cannot successfully and demand is bound to to unlimited. C the it that Temple club As n it of the club meeting an appropriate arid interesting tall j in me was Given by or. J. V. Mullins. Asst. Eld to m in Oen l. Supt., Oil City a. Touching on the fact thai or. Kane had seen the United natural Gas company the Smethport at the recent conference Between state Highway commissioner Wright and a delegation of Mckean county Road boosters gave a report of the meeting which was describe Elf in the Democrat several weeks ago. Or. Spangler promised that one of he Bell Telephone company s technical experts will visit the club in near future to discuss phases of the local agitation for the Telephone com Pany replacing the hand operated local Telephone Bells with the electric con trolled variety. Or. Spangler stated that the electric Bell phones were considered impractical in towns possessing less than 1001 subscribers. One of the worst gales of Winter swept this Section yesterday a com grow from infancy to its present supplying Gas to 28 different counties of the state and employing nearly 1000 men. Or. Kane was presented with a Beautiful rocking chair by his fellow employees As a Token of their Friendship and esteem for him. Those present were c. A Adams Kane s. F. Murphy it. Jewett j. P Clark. Lewis run l. M. Hodgki rib it. Jewett b. Ii Fink Johnson Bur w. J. Kane. It i Fink j j. J. Kane window Glass factory having Fine Bun encouraging the Smethport factory of the inter state window Glass corporation is maintaining its splendid record Forup Rufed by a pronounced drop in Tern Quality and production of Windo Pesature. Glass established during the unit i season and indications Point to the run lasting until May As originally following the shut Down it is under stood that the entire present working Force will be Given steady employ ment until the next fire making extensive repairs to the big Plant. There Are rumours of the Plant being greatly i _ enlarged which listen Good. Employed As a labourer at the chemical this has been an unprecedented j factory at Coryville was terribly in prosperous season in Tho window Glass i Ureil while at his labors last Industry and it is expected that the Day and has been in a critical con big demand for Glass will continue for edition at the Bradford Hospital since. Jr., Jewett w. A. Mahoney orms by John Pytcher Ormsby Sylvester Mahoney Ormsby choir fee Ormsby a. L. Craig. Oil City Fred Bewick Olean n. H. Holmes Kane Abraham Oliver. Ormsby m. H. Oakley. Smith port and w. A. Hovis Smethport. John Rice was badly Jared John Rice acid 5ii years who is school since last october and must not be students. No entrant will be allowed in Corn track and two in relay race. A year s meet a plaque and in Boris will be awarded to the win ing school and to athletes getting the number of total Points in Teal of Silver Loving cups. A con nil tee composed of principals George Schilling of Bradford r. Dewcy of Alder for of port Allegany and Stanley Bright of Smethport was appointed to Purchase the and ribbons and to Canvas the Secra school authorities for appropriations to defray the expenses of the meet. A committee on arrangements to affair Leonvas Nappi Ritch by county c. W. Lullu bldg who presided it the session Saturn no the following make up this commit tee principal Young of it. Jewel principal Bright of Smethport an assistant county superintendent r. I Barnhart of Smethport. All entrants in Tho several event will be numbered. Admission to the meet will be 25 cents except to contestants. Pins also made at the meet ing for school representation at to county fair next september. A final laughter throughout his pers Flage. President Harry Schonblom of the rotary club presided at Iho session and called for addresses by several on plans including judge Joseph w. Mrsa. B. Walker. May Roll Call women in politics. Suffrage and taxation 13. A Conan. Talk what i should like to Seo As a member of Lam school mrs. Walter Daly. Juno 0 Roll what is w Oman s Placo care of the Teeth or. A. R. Liver Giorc. Reading mrs. 53. G. Potter. Juno i Lunic Roll Call nature quotations. Mulc arranged by mrs. T. E. Death of Robert Boyer news of the death of Robert Boyer former Well known Smethport Resi Dent was conveyed in a message received by Neal Gleason. Local ivus be .i.v. Qua agent from Bloo Insburg pa., report of last year s fair was Mart week. The message gave no Partick by superintendent Lillibridge shown Lars of the death of this Woll known a balance on hand of j132 which i Man. P or Many years Bob Boyar be divided equally among All the was employed As Engineer on the schools participating. Kiis Henjum Railroad. He was a unassuming Man of Sterling qualities n new cheese factory and during the Many years he resided at Kasson Jin Smethport be made Many friends j Celcy Nelson of Bradford tre 1 to whom news of his death came As of starting a new of cafe factory at the i a Shock. Or. Boyer since leaving j Community of Kasson. The Smethport several months ago. Had Plant is located on land leased from stopping with a brother i alongside the gather. Of league of women voters. Mian Carrie a. Day. Outon vice president v. A. Stud Tho plan for this meeting includes an olme. District attorney e. A Potter. Out of town speaker. G. Mayo h. S. Rubin and t. F. Lung Volle. 11. P. Len Good responded methodist episcopal Church Tho apostle Paul says if Christ hath not Buen raised then in our Orr Fota visa last night Ottem left the preaching vain your Faith Oso is Ord Tor .1 h Are false witnesses of or the rotarians. Judge Frederick Schoonmaker who arrived in Brad Rath ering and gave a Brief talk. During the session officers and Dir actors for the ensuing year were Nomi Natell. Con plans who made the trip from sme Thubert Are f. D. Gallup g. W. Mitchell Guy Mayo William Farnham h. S. Rubin or. Xiv crore Karlen u. C. Douglass g. C. Riley j. Morrison. B. F. Starsky f. Holmes t. F. Hungiville. Albert Anderson b. W. Workley c. C. Choate. T. H. Morrison. Hon. J. W. Bouton e. G. Potter Rev. W e. Vandyke h. L. Hockenberry r. Iler Zos. Victor Hallstron. S. L. Fry Henry Nice. Rev. A. Gregson or. Or Long k. A. Studholme p. S. Cross Man. S. Of Redfield e. K. Bouton. R. Redfield. William Mccauley or. W. A. Ostrander. Arc yet in your also which Are. Fallen asleep in Christ Nave the resurrection is the Keystone of the Christian the churches of Smethport ought to to thronged on Eagar. , he a. Juls ois the War Veteran Murde victim following program will indicate communion worship. The choir will Render Tho anthems All Hall Tho glorious Stults and if a Man Vermun. The pastor will preach on the easier t school. I league. Service. At this service the choir will Render the Anthom the Shelley. A class of Young people will Iid received in the Church lit tills time. To want to make this a big occasion. Be there. Following our custom we shall hold a service on Good Friday evening i commencing at let us gather about Tho Cross for awhile and Nirdi Tate upon he meanings list sunday night about o clock As Pete aged 30 years ind an sex service Man. Entered an dam Power alleyway alongside the residence of Clarion m. Of Roberts Street. A Long time in View of the building Rice with other men was enga Yert me Hail been in failing room which has Only started to sweep in moving the heavy Iron door of one for time past deceased Tho country it is the opinion of those of the retorts when the. Inor fell strik i familiar with conditions that the ing him on the heart pairs and alterations to the Plant will be rushed to Early comple Tion during the shutdown. Manager Alfred Johnson and the splendid local factory organization he has created have accomplished won Ders with the Okmulgee Type which were installed in the Plant last summer. Door foil strik and fractured or. Huff of Eldred was summoned and rendered the Accident Shawn iut Railroad a wooden Structure the building is 40xso feet in this Rich. He was Moose. Victim first Aid. An ambulance was summoned from Bradford and the injured Man was rushed to the Hospital in that City. Rice was unconscious when taken to Bradford and remained in that con edition until monday evening when he rallied. Despite the serious Nal Urc of official opening of his injury late reports As to his con Temple club edition Are quite encouraging. The housewarming and official op-1 or. Rice has a wife and four in Long of the handsome new Temple i Nelson. Arthur. Gilbert and . All member of the local was 70 years of ape and was not mar dimensions and Lias been completed. " the machinery consisting of the most modern equipment is being installed this week. It is expected hat Plant will Start operations next week. Of Tho Republican has in yes. Upon by two men a 1th i regarding Tho control cers. To at the Hospital s Ford where he roomed Btu was game preserve Fence delayed Carl Benson of it. Jewett. Deputy game protector informs the Democrat that work of cutting a fire Atrip and placing a Fence around the new state grime preserve at Norwich has been delayed in starting owing to non arrival of instructions from Harrisburg. It had Hec a planned to Start the extensive Job Early this Spring. N evening club will to held tuesday april 3rd. At o clock. It will be an informal affair in which members of me Kean Lodge 388, f. A. M. And the Temple club with their families will parti. Reception at o clock will Ohio by dancing and cards. A Buffet i in Ohio City. Luncheon will be served. I planning for this year s fair at a meeting of the Mckean county. Fair association last thursday night Well known Young men of this Section. Kranking grocery sold a Deal was consummated this week by which c. A. Kranking som his establish r Homes main Street grocery re Tuur Inu i _ ,.l__ to chief of police Fowler returned this 1 morning with a pair of clopers from of is not m Harry Thelander of Marv Indale d husband and hied herself Vith Harry rain Arr of Hazol Ilso married. It is stated that islander took two children with the trip to Columbus. Upon Mont to John and Oscar Johnson two Well known local Young men who will take Possession tuns Day morning. April 3rd. Or. Has been employed for some time at the to Lodholm has been Emp feed Mill. Holh and or. John by the Green Well a. At the next meeting of the directors. It was voted to replace the hurdles and other athletic equipment destroyed by the burning of the Lom barn on main Street last fall for the com to High schools track meet. The equipment Cost _ _ they i met with Tho deserted husband Nurt and a quadruple reconciliation iwas the result. The wandering pair will return to the bosoms of their re time spec Tive families and All will be for 1 Republican. Tuesday. Youngjr men. The new go very firm of Johnson a Sholly meet with Success. Tycer Morrow in Torl plants and s for Kastur. Flowers a arts 1 and before expiring told de in prohibition Bill passed Harrisburg. A. March Pinchot signed the dry Hill no m. The administration prohibition in orc ment Bill passed by the House his afternoon. 107 to 100 and waa pct Cal on its Way to the governor ate today. Assemblyman Max Moore Mckean county voted for the Meas ire. Cyst Oil Power Corpora Tina by the Penn Public service commiss 1 Ion which was wrong inasmuch Jim Man who shot him. The name s Ven company is the is. Unknown to the police and As a whfc1l has taken Over the. Corporation. The companies j mentioned have acquired Many hold Al rat Tiearra Penn company Clarion River consequence the assailant is still Liberty by his landlord and the who -tj.rau, concern. Found him bleeding profusely after the Little girl fractured Collar Bone Barbara the two year old daughter of or. Ant mrs. Bouton of Kast Mil in Street fractured her right Collar of her bed sat Robert 5familton Kirl. Hone in falling out urday morning. Do itt Cdoil the Lille refused to in its program Iii salons before he lapsed in restly stated yesterday. Was incur the use a scr questions Tiore concern is a to unconsciousness but was heard to future How no develop spine in and lodged in he Back one enter p Wollod minho u ribs and the right did. Between the ribs and of Galeton electric lighted in Leann put its new electric Light it no. Power system in operation last mrs . Hoath is a Portal Lac. A. Visitor. Oked in Hie Bacu and the fourth at serious condition of the the Phy Jom u cd Ostrica in Churgo or h. F Republican 22. Did not proline for the bullets. Guarano had resided in Bradford for notice fifteen years working As a on who no a drlver.8 not be penned to drive in the it. I army and d a f l re pipe bricklayers work r t bricklayers started a arge Force of perishes in Eldred fire to in in running to refining co. At Farmers Valley. Work j on the storage and Bolli is is Well progressed and the hip Plant is j springing up almost . Jewett won it. Jew 1 1 i Wun it. Jewet r. Springs visitor. Is a easter dance of quirk s main St. Hall monday clock Brown Boston big. Evening apri 2. Public in the Ai i a. I i i i i., i i. Defeated the cupids in Young Deal Robin town one night week by the Uro will ill us o i Young who the second floor i lick Wei n Sawyer City ant Bradford saturday evening Kiro this morning destroyed Len main Street business Linch of mrs. W. A the entire strut

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