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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 8, 1919, Smethport, Pennsylvania Over Early buy Victory Bonds Over Early buy Victory Bonds volume Xii. Co smrt i out Mckean county May 8, Igig. i Loil Yakait in Liiv Ajce no. 19 free War film tomorrow at Star theatre under auspices of Victory loan committee. Under four the third and Best of a set of four official United states government War pictures will to shown at the Star theatre in Irneth port tomorrow Friday under the auspices of the local Victory loan com Mittee. There will be three shows one in the after Fon at 4 o clock for the children and in the evening at and d o clock. No children will be admitted to either of the evening shows. Admission will be free to All the exhibition being a patriotic measure to instill the Victory spirit in to Tho closing Days of the loan Campaign and it is the patriotic duty of til citizens to attend. The Liberty sing double quartet under the supervision of Sidney Burdick will furnish Musi Cal . With Only three Days remaining of the Victory loan Campaign j and the Borough and township quota a tit at a distance the committee calling for Tho previous War time Spir it to assure Success of the last of Uncle Sam s patriotic Loans. Jast Smethport demonstrated spirit tuesday evening at a loan Radii in Kings Corners school House by a 100 per cent subscription among adults present j George King acted As chairman and the Liberty sing double quartet furnished musical entertain ment under direction of Sidney Bur Dick. Following a Strong Appeal a the Rev. We. Vandyke. M. S. Geary solicited the audience and reported a subscription from every adult in the House totalling a oxi mately previous subscriptions secured and credited to the meeting raise this to Tal to about 4th District o. E. S. In Bradford the fourteenth District order of 3astern Star which includes Smith Lort. Port Allegany it. Jewett Duke Center and Bradford held a meeting wednesday afternoon in the masonic Temple in Bradford. Large Dele a ions wore in attendance from the various chapters of the District and tests were present from Corry aus in Olean Syracuse it. Morris n. V., and Toledo Ohio. Members of Phoenix chapter to. 15, Smethport who were present were mrs. Ii. H. Red Field i s. Sidney Burdick mrs. A. Lit Ellis mls. Geo. Denning mrs. Jennie Hyatt mrs. Bouton and mrs. Kazlman or. And mrs. W. B. Hopper. Mrs. German of Crosby. At one o clock a luncheon was served to 225. The tables were artistic decorated with Basket a of Cut Flowers while the menu proved All that could be desired. After refresh ments a business session was held following which a class of 27 Candi dates was initiated by the degree staff. During the afternoon musical selections were rendered which included a duet by mrs. Lawrence and or. Hopper of sane Tinort vocal Solo by miss Helen Sloun. Of Bradford Solo by mrs. Nora Reigel of Kane and a duet by mrs. Reigel miss Helen Sloan. At six o cock Light refreshments were served after which an informal reception was held. Vocal and Musi Cal entertainment also was included in the evening program. Grand officers who attended the meeting were grand worthy Matron mrs. Mury Todd of Pittsburgh mrs. Jdith e. Lauer grand marshal of itts Burgh mrs. Florence o. Good enough District Deputy of Emporium irs. Carrie a. Lawrence District de duty of Kane appropriate gifts were resented each of the visiting officers. World War memorial is Here Eldred. Memorial assured All doubt if tiny existed regard thut animate Suc Cess of the memorial lurid for Eldred a hero boy the boy who was Able to account for eight huns after he himself had been wounded has been removed now by the Hearty co opera Tion of a Large part of the citizens of this Vicinity and others who Honor the memory of the Brave Young Man. To-day4 nearly is in hand ready to place at the disposal of the com Mittee to have the Myron Burns me Morial in charge. By the time plans Are completed the amount will have been swelled to Over or every Dol Lar now adds to the attractiveness of it and to the Randure of the memorial and All desire As Good As it can be Eagle. Good roads bids open May 26 included in approximately fifty three and one third Miles of new Road which will be open for bids on May 26 according to announcement the state High Way department is ten Miles of Concrete construction North West of Smethport on the Road leading to Bradford. All red Cross notice materials left such As Outing flannel Batton and yarn will be sole at the red Cross rooms any after noon in the week from 2 to 5 o clock. All persons who have property thai was Given at time of epidemic win please Call at the red Cross rooms any afternoon and claim same at an Early Date As these things will hav to be disposed of. Private dancing party a dancing party was held last thur. Day Ovenin g in Holder s Hall by Numor of Young people. Refresh ments were served at 11.30 by mrs John Lindholm after which dancing was continued until a late hour everyone present report a most enjoyabl1 time. Or and born mrs. Merle first Baptist Church Rev. Guy l. Margeson pastor prayer meeting thursday evening service s on As follows sunday school at a. M. Preaching service m. Subject the greatest of preaching service p. M. Subject is our work finished Are not he greatest Battles yet to be fought to not the real test of the w. C. T. U. Yet to come our debt to the past ind its significance for the the pastor has for the last few Sun Day evenings been considering truths which constitutes the fundamentals of christianity. The Christian Church cannot fight the Battles which con fronts her in the future unless she has instructed in the elements which she must use As her weapons. The preparation for the great Battle of supremacy must be through education. Next sunday morning the discourse will be upon a subject which ought to be of vital interest to every american citizen. In the evening we fire to have with us the w. C. T. A. Do we realize the importance of the work that is being done by this great organization Are you interested in their work they deserve your interest and Coop ration. They Are striving to create the morals for our Community and their Battles Are your Battles. Busy burglar bound to grand jury on information sworn out by county detective Robinson u Man who gave his name As James Ward was bound to the grand jury at a hearing before Alderman Williams in Bradford Friday afternoon and brought to the county jail. Early Friday morning while Ward was Hiu own loan Campaign in the Home of a Harvey Hose 109 Congress Street in Bradford or. Hobl awakened and a rising grappled with the intruder. While a furious Battle ensued a the hallway mrs. Hose telephoned an a Larm to the police station but the patrolman had been called to another House where the belief later devel oped Tiu to Ward had visited prior to entering the Hose residence. Or Hose held Ward under control until Captain Foster and patrolman Benedict arrived about a half hour after the intruder was discovered and a search revealed unit prisoner had or. Hose s watch in his Possession a purse containing j-100 Lay alongside Tho watch on l table but Ward had not secured it when discovered. No firearms were found in the burglar s Possession. On wednesday evening of last week an attempt was made to burglarized St. Bernard s Convent in Bradford but the burglar wag frightened away by a dog. Thursday evening a Sec Ond and successful attempt was Mado to enter Tho Convent but the intruder was again startled into fright by the scream of an keyed occupant. Friday morning shortly before 1 o clock a strange Man Wab discovered n the Home of w. S. Hohnson on 101m Street and made his escape through a window. Bradford Olla Cills believe that the Man captured Al the Kose Home is responsible for All these attempted burglaries. County detective Robinson took one of Ward s shoes to St. Ber Nard s Convent and fitted it to the tracks left there by the burglar. Sho 1919 teachers Institute will include lecture by committee Man who aided in drafting original league covenant. C. W. county superintendent of schools announced monday lie Hail closed contracts for Tal ent for Tom 1919 Mckean county Tea Chers Ina Tatule which will be held the week commencing november 3rd, four excellent numbers have been secured at a Cost of about that the to Lent is of High Caliper la evident from one of the numbers a lecture by or. Glenn i Ranh an editor of the Century who. Together with Kex i res Dent William Howard Taft and 1 resident Lowell of her turd Una formed a committee of three which made he original draft of the league of nations covenant. Tho other three numbers Are a lecture by or. Davidson of the University of Michigan and musical number by the Welch male quartet and the Shubert ladle s sex Tette. Borough Council meeting a regular meeting of Smethport Borough Council was called to order at monday evening May 5, by pres ident pro Tern. B. T. Garlick unanimously selected in tie absence of president c. M. Col Grove. Tie following members were pres ent b. T. Garlick w. B. Hopper j. S. Hull a b. Lundholm w. H. Hung Erford and Claude Hackett. Burgess Warley Gifford and Solil or Thos. H. Morrison were present the minutes of the previous meet no were read and approved is read. The following Bills were read c. B. Dickinson police duty april b. T. Garlick hardware i. S. Go Ford labor 00.26 j. Hal from St. Com. Apr. 76.00 Smith Poi s world War memorial the Roll of Honor pictured above to be dedicated to its 134 service sons and service daughters was received erection till be made some this week probably on the Southwest Corner of the court House Lawn. The that enamel name plates Are not yet finished which will delay dedication for a week at least. Smethport revels in ovation to returning go. G members Are the. Parents of a Little daughter born wednesday morning. May 7, at their Home on Mill Street. Mrs. George Howe of. East Smethport is the at tending nurse. Killed in seaplane Accident Harold Bedford Corey son of mrs. W. H. Hal Penny of Smethport by a former marriage was killed in a sea plane Accident at far Rockway Park n. J., monday afternoon May 5, according to official notification received Here. Following is the message received advising of the fatal Accident for Hoch Awny Park x. J., May 5. Fillo w. H Halpenny Smethport a regret to inform you of the death of Harold Bedford Corey at this afternoon in seaplane Accident r. A Cabo ssh commanding1 of car 1 deceased was born at Holm scale Wayne county 23 years ago last de inner about eight years ago he moved to Smethport with his Mother impatiently waiting through a seemingly unusually Long afternoon while several of its heroes were participating in the Home coming Celebration of company a i12h u. S. Infantry. 28th division in Bradford yesterday afternoon Smethport s cup of Joy brimful of admiration for its Gallant sons finally overflowed As the reached the local station. For on that train were William and Clarence Edward Taylor Alec a Barbour and William Xellis four Mem Bers of company c of whom we have often heard but riot seen since they answered Here to Uncle Sam s Call for fighters also Clinton Clark. Homer Thomas and e. G. Potter recently returned members of the same unit who took part in the Bradford Cele bration. Paul Denning was expected with the contingent but hear Rived later in the evening on the Perm Sylvania. About o clock a Mill Titu tin of citizens begun wending then Way to wards the Kush Equa depot. The Smethport band soon followed is Well As several cars. First sight of the train the opening of the never to be forgotten demonstration with Brave mothers anxiously awaiting View of their sons. With several civilians who had attended the Bradford Celebration seven Stalwart men Clad in the honorable uniform of Khaki stepped from the train aint St infant Dies the infant son of or. And mrs. Trvin Coon of main Street died at their Home Early monday morning after a Short illness of pneumonia burial took place wednesday morning. Olean Over the top up to last saturday night May 3, Olean had exceeded her quota by a bout and step father nil year later and commenced the March up town. The formation was As follows first division. Marshal and aides. Platoon of police. Reception committee in Automo Biles. Wounded soldiers and sailors in automobiles. Band. Battalion commander am aides. Company c. Machine gun company. Sanitary detachment. Second division. Burleigh s band of Olean. Discharged soldiers and , no matter what country they served or whim Arm of service they were in Lieut. Philip Webster commanding. All along the line of March build Ings were decorated and automobile horns were tooting i Welcome. When the columns reached the Public Square the returning boys stood at attention while the Star spangled Banner was played. Mayor North then delivered an official of Welcome. The glorious Rod White and Blue was Scon everywhere both in the business championship meet of county Rifle club the Mckean county Rifle club is planning to hold a shoot on or about August 1st, to determine Tho Rifle championship of the county. Any a Merican born Clatl Zelii who has been a resident of the county for at least Sis months and who is Over 16 years of age will be eligible to compete. The entry fees proposed Are on 200, 300 and boo Yard ranges with one Librize on 200, 300 500, 600, 800 and Yard ranges with two prizes and must be paid on or before july 1, the match will be held under the rules As Laid Down by tie National Rifle association with the following additions 200 Yards standing two sighting shots and ten shots for re Cord. 300 Yards standing sitting or kneeling two sighting sooty and ten shots for record. 500. 600, Soo and 1. 000 Yards position prone two sight ing shots and ten for record. Any rifles May be used except those containing Glass sights trigger pull not less than three pounds and fifteen minutes will lie allowed for each Range. To rests Oiler than the Sling will be permitted anyone protesting a shot and proven to wrong will he assessed inquiries regarding further details should be addressed to g. C. Runyan Secretary Tidewater office Bradford. Section and resilience strings of coloured lights. Banners. Bearing i he word Welcome and Vic Toi a Shields adorned Mammoth Arch was the streets eroded on a the Anda l Thos. H. Morrison Sollic r 12.00 Leo her Zoe taking care dam 10.00 Mckean county Miner notices 2.50 Atlantic refining .co., Oil 3.26 the Austin w Road m. Co. Blades moved by land Liholm and seconded Hackett that Bills is read to paid. Carried. Communication from world Trade club of san Francisco asking us to support the metric system movement. Moved by Lundholm an use candid by Hackett that endorse legislation that will bring about exclusive Uso of meter liter Gram by the United states and British Isles. Carried. A representative of the american la France fire engine co., was pres ent and presented plans of motor driven fire apparatus. Or. Cunningham was present presented a notice he had received from Board of health. He was referred to the Board of health. Or. Parsons and or. Johnson Scro present and do cussed the flood situation in East Smethport. Proposition from s. B. Schoonmaker read. Entire Council appointed a commit tee to investigate flood situation on tuesday afternoon of one o clock. Moved by Blackett and seconded by Iluigi Redford that we adjourn. Carried. Meeting adjourned at p. M. F. H. Biever secy. Ley of cheers. The cheers were vol j Corner of main Ami Chestnut streets loud with bases of red White and Blue on but not compared with the Boom of either Side of the Street and White the guns which these Hoys had faced. Columns bearing Victory Shields and a Parade was

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