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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 6, 1920, Smethport, Pennsylvania My Kean volume xl1v ui5mochat i co., inc. I jul Ishihh Smethport pa., thursday May 6, 1920. T131ois s3.ik i Roll yeah in a Vance no. In. Memorial Day Observance. At a meeting of buc Uail Post Amer lean legion held at the Hose Parlours monday evening plans were discussed for participating it the Observance of memorial Day. It was the sense of Tho members that the local Observance should be under the auspices of Tho Valient boys of c1-c5, who while their numbers have thinned greatly by the flight of time Are still with us Strong in spirit. It was a fitting Tri Bute to the men who saved the nation that the younger veterans recognize the particular significance of memorial Day As applied to the Gallant sons who wore Tho Blue. As Long As survivors of the civil conflict remain the Day will be theirs. When the final Call is sounded for the remaining tar visors Tsien it will be the proper time for the younger veterans to keep alive Tho Beautiful traditions of the Day. The members of Bucktail Post voted to cooperate in the memorial Day Observance in any Way the ver Orans of Mckenn Post o. A. R. May desire. It was auja voted to secure suitable markers for the Graves of world War soldiers in Smethport and surrounding districts. A committee compose of Hub sell Lindsley. William Brownell and John Connolly was appointed to conf r with Mckean Post g. A. Regarding memorial Day of Servan cd and to secure suitable Mark ers. An adjourned meeting of the Post will be held monday May 24, to Tako up the final plans for the parties will be the largest United states. In the Railroad has hampered work on formaldehyde Plant. While the Railroad has hampered work on the new formaldehyde Plant at East Smethport delaying the completion of Tho big concern through Sag Ilarij 9ilj. Pation in the memorial Day program at the meeting monday night til names of or. W. A. Ostrander e. G Potter. Win. Brownell and Russel Lindsley were placed in nomination for the positions of two delegates an two alternates to the state Canton ment of the National legion to b held in Allentown. The matter of organizing a ladle auxiliary of the american legion a Token up and a compose of Post commander a. A. Ostrande adjutant Frank Fay and b. G. Pot was named to take up the matter t o f-.-. It was voted to organize track team for which there is some splendid material available in the local Post. It was also planned to Organ ize a crack Drill to com. This matter was placed in the hand of a committee composed of or. A. . Paul Denning and Alfred following the adjoin nement the entertainment committee served ele Gant refreshments. Tho Enterprise of the company it has been possible to keep work going. To accomplish this some novel expedients have been resorted to. Badly needed materials have been brought from Buffalo to Olean Over the Good , by motor truck and shipped from that Point to Smet Niort by rail. Other i material has been shipped by parcels St. As a result operations have kept going and the Plant will be implored ouly a tulle behind sch dial me. In conversation with or. John ca1h-, inventor of this formaldehyde pro one night it entry that gentleman formed Tho writer that the East met port Plant would undoubtedly e the largest in the United states of s kind. The entire number of such Laras in the world could be counted n one s fingers. Prior to the War Ermany maintained the supremacy in 10 manufacture of formaldehyde supremacy has been transferred rom the land of the sex War lords to ast sme Liport permanently. Or. Cather further stormed us that he intricate apparatus of the Plant on slated of fully fourteen Miles of Jpe and Tho result would make the wildest dream of a Drunken plumber ale to insignificance. A Large Force of pipe fitters have been kept Busy a Vint Erand they have not had time to Send Back after tools either. Arrive from Belgium. Louis Duchamp and Arline Dou. Champ aged 19 and respectively natives of Belgium landed in new York last week and on saturday arrived in Smethport where in Urey will reside with their Uncle. Henry Duchamp. The Well known architect and inventor and family of West main Street. These Young people lived in the devastated Section of Bel. Gium and witnessed the terrible pro. Gross of the ruthless Ija Baric him like a an unusually Large class. Will graduate from Smethport High school next month. An unusually Large class will Gnad uate from the Smethport High schoo next month. The 1020 class is com posed of the following members Edith Axelson Dwight Butzer Cunningham Clarence Daly Alice be Man Gladys Hackett Ruth have Jessie Haven Clara Hungiville he Hert Larson. Robert Mccarthy Elbe Tiia Ufa Teilo Liari Ici Leigh Smith Elise Tanner Lucy Whelan Lillian Williams Oharles Kelly la. Cille Hovis. Marion Carlson and John Apple. The annual banquet Given to senior class by the juniors will held thursday evening May 20 St. Luke s Parish House. The baccalaureate Sermon will delivered by Rev. Arthur Gregson at the methodist Church. Sunday even ing june g. The commencement exercises will be held at the lyceum on Friday eve sunday is Mother s Day when a Carnation will be the visible badge of the heart of humanity for one who holds the form and character of the human Spall. Pink Carnation for the one who is with us and snowy White for the one whose influence is with us in memory. Mother the Beauty and magic of the word conveys More meaning than could an written or spoken expression. A Host of yet Only one. She guides the world s destinies not by Rule of mind or but heart. The one shrine of real love which knows no Bounds no space which reaching from the tem ple of Home circles if necessary the Globe to strengthen the heart and soul of the wandering object of this wonderful unfathomable affection who has left the Home Circle to follow the routes of the world s Commerce. An affection which social physical or financial reverses does not impair but strengthens. Humanity s richest heritage is Mother. Age or Circum stances affect her not. Her Wisdom is old As creation and her spirit is Ever that of Spring. Her eyes Are beacons of Hope and Justice and her physical Protection knows no limit from the gentleness of the Dove to fury if needs be equalling the Wrath of the almighty to protect an imperilled offspring. Her soothing influence dispels care As chaff before the Gale. Unskilled herself in arts and professions her influence and inspiration has created world leaders of thought and action. On Earth her influence is eternal even after the physical being passes to its eventual Reward of everlasting rest lulled by the gentle soothing fluttering of Angel wings. May meeting of Council. Hold monday Rou Tino business transacted. Tho Moxy meeting of Tho Borough Council Wau held at the Council monday opening the following members being present Colegrove Hun Hackett Hopper Garlock Lluu Garford Lundholm. Wai Ley Clifford was also resent. Trio usual budget of Bills for april were read and ordered paid As Fol lows Lioa. Morrison solicitor Loo Herzog taking Caro of dam j10.00. John j. Til Stroin Street com missioner ii. D. Gifford labor j. Dickinson police duly f 100.00. Kmet poit via co., Light. Democrat pub. Co., printing. Warren Muuro co., Larvia. Mckean Miner printing. Hallstrom bros., hardware Bond of cans. Lemmler As treasurer was read. On motion of Hopper the Bond of treasurer was accepted sind placed on file. Moved by Hopper seconded by Blackett that sidewalk notices to served qty following property owners. Claude Shattuck. P. S. N. R. R. And k. R. R. Carried. Or. Robsman and or. Hilton a committee from the canopus club present and requested that the Council Widen pavement at the inter Section of and East streets. Committee on fire engine reported that they had gone Over situation and that they would not recommend placing of engine at dam and the Bull ing of House for it. Moved by Hackett. Seconded Hungerford that r. A. Burdick b Gar of blooded cattle arrive. A Carload of 20 purebred registered Ayrshire Hullo was received in Smoth port yesterday the i neat collection of blooded livestock Ever received in this Section at time. Most of Tho cat to come from the famous Pons Hurnt Stock farms at Narbeth a. This Carload of prize animals was cd by Tho Grange National Bank of Smethport in accordance with that inti Sutlon k plan to Advance flan Cal Aid to Farmers in tyls Section to promote better Dairy herds and Tho Ensho shipment has been contracted for by Farmers residing in the Valley Between Smethport and Coryville. County agent p. S. Grossman Uay Masir and Worth Smith wont to Nar both last week and were singularly fortunate in securing the pick of some of Tho prize Ayr shares of Tho famous Penshurst Herd. The Cost of the 20 cattle was would indicate the High Quality f the consignment. Included in Tho shipment is a 1900 Ayrshire Bull purchased by Worth Smith one of Tho finest aver brought o this Section of Tae state. Tho to her of this prize animal was Cham Pion show cow of two exhibits in Scot and and grand Champion at Tho a Lonal Dairy show in Columbus Ohio designs after Long service cantly Enro Ute from Boston to Austin w. E. Wilson resins As superintend. Dent of South Penn. Oil co. Of. E. Wilson of Simpson for 31 Tho Only mishap of the trip occurred at Bullis Mills where the truck was mired for three hours. The trip required two Days and two nights. The be be a Dairy Survey. Two representatives of the Rose Dairy co. Of Philadelphia were in this place tuesday to Confer with a com Mittee of the cow pus club regarding the establishment of n milk Conden Sory in Smethport. These gentlemen informed local parties that military machine As it Rolu cd blighting scour go. Over their in 1s1-i. After paying costly tribute to j jews Carload of milk ibs could be secured daily from the dairymen of this Lea. I n 1917. I Peni Oil co., has resigned that Posi Tion. During the Long years that he faithfully served that company or. Wilson has become widely known in Oil and Gas circles in this Section of the in addition to this he has taken an Active interest in local and Courty affairs having served for Many years As one of the school directors of Keating township and lately due to his Efforo the schools of that township reached the High state of efficiency they now occupy. In conversation with the writer or. Wilson stated that he expected to leave next monday on an extended visit to the mid continent t. Southwestern and Western Oil Fields. Tie expects to investigate. Prospects in All Fields from Kansas City to the Pacific coast wit i a View of identifying himself with the production business in that Section of the country. Or. Wilson has spent his entire life up to Dat making Mon turn s. At driving it. Sport Avion by this method was will decide place and Date of county convention of service men executive committe meets May 19 col. F. P. Schoonmaker of Bradford chairman of the county executive com Mittee of the american legion has monday noon at a luncheon. Called a meeting of that committee to be held in Bradford wednesday May 19. At which the Date and place of holding the first annual reunion of Mckean county service men in the late War will be determined upon. The county executive committee is made up of a Delegate from each american legion Post of the county of which there Are five Viz Bradford Kane port Allegany Ludlow and Smethport. The Bradford. Ludlow and Smethport death of Chas. Geary. Chas. Geary one of the oldest and most prominent residents of this Sec Tion passed at Tho hotel Imper Ial this Borough conducted by ills Eon m. S. Goary last Friday evening. Or. Deary for upwards of 00 years had been a highly respected resident it. Alton. About three weeks ago he had been seized with illness duo to Tho infirmities of old ago and had or Halpeny offered to place a. I since that Elmo been in a critical Carload of cinders on crossing at me. Condition. Last Friday his son m. S. Obanio Street if the Borough would Geary accompanied by a Profaca clonal nurse miss Molello Mccabe went to my. Alton and brought the a Mont to Tho former s Home hero whore to could receive better medical Alten dance. To apparently blood Tho journey in Good form but owing to his greatly weakened condition it at onco realized that his death would be but n matter of hours. Or. Gear a was "77 years of age and was a native of Ireland coming to this country in curly life. For a number of years to was prominently engaged Tho contracting business helping build the first line of the brie Milroad in Mckean county. He was always actively identified with Public affairs and numbered his friends by the la Gion. To was always a warm Friend of the Democrat and his Friendship by Tho appointed a committee of one to sol Cit funds for the Purchase of a Moto fire Trucl. Carried. Spread same on Bank Street West from Hia House. Moved by Hackett seconded Charlick. Taat or. Halpenny s offer be accepted and cinders to spread on 9f.irled, the Tost of Tarj invite Mckean Good roads ass n to Smethport. Ask Council to improve a dangerous turn at Mccoy s Corners. The regular meeting of the cd Rojius club was held at the Wright House by for others and it is entirely reason Able to suppose that he will now be Able to turn his excellent knowledge country vice Bilyi the company would l his own for same. The Small but Valient a Ilgian guarding Liege. Expert in Trio Oil and As an business lie in the absence of j. W. Routon. President t. F. Hungiville vice presi Dent presided. T f Hungiville won the prize a Box of Candy Given by m. S. Has Ever been highly prize editors of this paper. He was a Gen of the old school courtly in manner and True As steel. In his pass ing a Good Man has been called to his heavenly Reward. He is survived by his widow four sons m. S. Flory of Smethport Michael of it. Alton John w. Of Sala Manca and Charles c. Of Bradford and two daughters. Mrs. T. C. Mccar thy. Of and mr.5. Frank Schreve a of Joli Sonburg. He was a Mem f. Ii. Idun Sivilio. Chairman of the Good Rof ids committee reported that had been subscribed toward the Minnil run Hill Road and hip Smethport Hacks Road. a larg. Or amount is needed to carry out the Dole Sites have already been instruct work undertaken the committee asks to by their posts to vote in favor of Ian Extension .7f time for circulating Sime Niport As the place for the first the petition. Reunion. Or. W. A. Of Atranter is the j moved by a. R. Livermore or Ennd Lack Kate from Bucktail Post of Metli red by Guy n. Mnyo. That the time of Mill of in circulating the Peti be extended. Carried. Wohlbo away until hns no pct i if friends Thron conditions warranted the erection o. J. Burdick passes away. The death of o. J. Burdick occurred secure at his Home in this Borough last thursday night after an illness which sex. Of a Plant Here. A Survey is to be made at once of this Section to Ascer Tain whether this amour i of milk can tended from january last. Death re comp ligation of ail Shep Vibbard marrying jus Tice dead. Shep l. Vibbard the famous mar suited from a ments. Or Burdick was 56 years of age and trying Justice of Limestone passed a had been a life Long resident of this a at his Home in that place last thu ghost the Industry will wish him Well n his new undertaking. C. P. Stevenson for Many years a valued employee of the South Penn co. At Buffy has been transferred to Simp son a superintendent succeeding or. Wilson. Or. Stevenson has already entered upon the discharge of his jew duties. Port. He this reunion will be one of the big. Lion be extended. . Res held in moved by p. S. Seconded tuesday Mornin . Scat i in Hundred a soldiers by h. H. Red told. That a committee be i Chi Ritli. Solemn bar of the c. M. U. A. The funeral was held at o clock at St. Section he was a citizen a slav morning. He was is who was held in the highest esteem by years. To served valiantly during a Circle of friends. The civil War and after the conflict he is survived by wife and two settled in Limestone n. Y. And icon Louis Burdick of Smethport practice of Law. He met so a Keppler Burdio of renova. I "1 of a Ong time he bran n Trunt years and during this period bad Mir re Emp love of he window i Rod thousands of York stale and co. Employed at the local j couples. Plant of the company a a in or ton held joint meeting Boston to Austin by truck. Borough Council will participate in the program which i appointed to meet will consist of parades prize drills and retard ing eliminating dangerous curve Day sports. At Mccoy s Comers. Carried. Commit too appointed p. K. Cross Man. R. W. Hilton Scott f. Redfield. Moved by Sanford Fry seconded by to. C. Backus that the Smethport club urge the Mckenn county Good roads association to hold their of the Street Bridge this bar annual meeting in Smethport. Car starts work on Bridge. Frank Mccarthy local can liar Tor to whom the Courty commission ers recently awarded the contract for facing and widening the abutments Cir a observed. The pastor Rev. For. J. Dunohue was celeb int. Assisted by Rov. For. Cai Penter Osceola Mills pa., and Rev. For. Nolan of Gale Ion a. 1-eo j. Geary a grandson of the deceased and n student at St. Bonavenlure s College was master of. Ceremonies. Tho four sons of Tho departed with Jas. Ray and Frank Schriever Aclid As . For the of a new ried. A Large motor truck conveying a j Bradyr Structure has started work on of machinery for the 1 ibis extensive Job and is making spleen j passed through re Progress. A Smethport athlete making prof. Chester b. Renn resigns. Pal hirers. Was made Beth s cemetery. In St. Eliza those from out of town attending splendid record. The were James Hay. Miss do of Bor toy. Bradford David Browner and mrs. K. W. Workley. Who is. A i Salamanca mrs. Moran and mrs in . Of is or. Burdick was a member of he Odd f emos Lodge of and the or Neal association of b schedule not to hold a joint Roeting 3. I and at the conclusion of Iho ,1 ,h1 1 o ii the funeral who try was held at the the Mckean county Medica k. Church at o clock sunday of Socia Tion term expect to move to a. Where he has accepted r. tic i of Ondo at n n bowl t week the i Hui or it at the University of Pittsburgh k Maklis a splendid record As an athlete at that institution. To has into a jumper of More Viool than Ordinary Promise and is o in f Alliry for All hip school Gra that City last evening to position As member of the faculty of Rochers were for next Ter noon. Rev. Arthur or Cosoi of Chat participate joint discussion on sys in. Was under the auspices order. Interment mad Hill cemetery. Of Ford car for Sale. That Tomic infer tinn of Oral Rose j cooked food Sale. I the ladies Aid of the m. K. Church will lined a Kiv the state Normal school t Renn has been at the head t if local for two years and Durins this period has proved himself to to an cd urn Cir of ability and mid these. Increases on an a Erann Over 25 per cent and represent of total resource of the District for payment of teachers . Of the Barrt has no i with in Bis nth hic meet this member of the fresh As a Man track team which is to meet the track team of the Indiana Lornial school by a Peculiar coincidence will be pitted against John Malcolm son of or. And mrs. Archie Malcolm Tho of main Street. .1 Smethport boy Iri Nicman. Filcman. Thos. Geary and mrs. Las. Inti by. Allegany Jas. Kelly. Oli an mrs. A Oles and Margaret Quinn. It. Alton h. H. Quinn. Cleveland j. J. O Connor m. Ryan. It. Alton Edward Kelly to Ratcli. Or. And mrs. F. J. Hurray Johnsonb if or. And mrs. W. A. Mahoney it. Alton or. Black. Tain Mills. Splendid record. The mind r re oils of the of this a St Rahlf family their de i Artin equipped. Demountable Day afternoon at coif Grove s grocery now top. C. H. Heath. Aduf store. Adv 1. In bound a War Ali will or. Henri Rind All but or in of to Nve signified in in inf lion of re in i no next term. Engaged to teach at Jewett. The teachers engaged by the Pitt athlete., who it. Twett school Board to teach there Tho Star Broad jumper of hip in Donna to rom. A Orelt a is now jumping a term arc duh 6th vide Milfs Helen Mather 7tho . Both of Smethport

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